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2/5/96

BUFFALO, N.Y. -- The University at Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences officially opens its 18-month-long sesquicentennial celebration on Thursday, Feb. 22, with events on the South (Main Street) Campus designed to look to the medical school’s future, as much as its past.

2/22/96

BUFFALO, N.Y. -- Clayton A. Peimer, M.D., of Amherst, University at Buffalo associate professor of orthopaedic surgery, is editor of a new, two-volume medical reference titled “Surgery of the Hand and Upper Extremity,” published this month by McGraw-Hill.

2/28/96

BUFFALO, N.Y. -- Researchers in the University at Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences will begin two major studies in March designed to provide greater insight into why some people get lung cancer or heart disease and others don’t.

2/8/96

BUFFALO, N.Y. -- Inventors who are on the faculty and staff of the University at Buffalo will be honored during a reception to be held at 4 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 26, in the Center for Tomorrow on the UB North (Amherst) Campus.

2/5/96

BUFFALO, N.Y. -- Is there such a thing as Internet addiction? If so, what is it? How extensive is it? While people are talking about the phenomenon, to date it's not been well-documented.

2/7/96

BUFFALO, N.Y. -- An informal health screening of 1,500 area residents, conducted by the University at Buffalo professor who heads the Diabetes-Endocrinology Center of Western New York, provides a glimpse of the health of Western New Yorkers and it isn’t a pretty sight -- lots of cholesterol and blood sugar and many thyroid problems.

2/6/96

BUFFALO, N.Y. -- "Smart composites" that not only "know" when they have experienced fatigue damage and can communicate that fact, but which also allow continuous monitoring of deformation and damage, have been developed by a University at Buffalo professor.

2/1/96

BUFFALO, N.Y. -- The first environmentally friendly solvent system whose properties may be easily adjusted or "tuned" has been developed by a team of scientists at the University at Buffalo, the University of Texas, the University of Nottingham and the University of Colorado.

2/9/96

BUFFALO, N.Y. -- The University at Buffalo World Languages Institute (WLI) has announced plans to offer "Summer in Vietnam," a pioneering six-week language and culture program that is the only one of its kind available in Vietnam through an American university.

2/2/96

The Governance Project at the University at Buffalo today issued a report encouraging collaboration on issues of governance of regional significance in Erie County, with the aim of improving local governance and service delivery.