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2/7/97

A book honoring the work of Stanley Zionts, Alumni Professor of Decision Support Systems in the UB School of Management, has been published in conjunction with the International Society of Multiple Criteria Decision Making.

2/25/97

The University at Buffalo School of Nursing has become one of two nursing schools in the world to acquire an advanced patient simulation system programmed to respond realistically to nursing and medical intervention.

2/18/97

"Portals, Pilgrimage, and Crusade in Western Tuscany," by Dorothy G. Glass, professor of art history at the University at Buffalo, is the first book to explore medieval travel along Italy's pilgrimage routes.

2/26/97

Legal practitioners and scholars from around the nation will discuss theoretical and practical day-to-day issues of "cyberlaw" at a symposium to be held on Saturday, March 8, at the University at Buffalo.

2/26/97

Legal practitioners and scholars from around the nation will discuss theoretical and practical day-to-day issues of "cyberlaw" at a symposium to be held on Saturday, March 8, at the University at Buffalo.

2/4/97

The University at Buffalo has opened its first fiber-optic, real-time, distance-learning classroom, a completely interactive, full-motion, video learning and conferencing center.

2/28/97

A panel discussion on the impact of welfare reform and workfare on women will be one of several events organized by UB's Educational Opportunity Center during the month of March to observe Women's History Month.

2/3/97

Bernard A. Weinstein, Ph.D., professor of physics, has been named a fellow of the American Physical Society, an honor bestowed on only one half of one percent of the membership of each unit in the society.

2/25/97

Maria Vargas, associate professor of Spanish, will discuss the play ³Waiting for the Italian² by Venezuelan writer Mariela Romera as part of the UB International Artistic and Cultural Exchange Program on Friday, March 7.

2/25/97

Maria Vargas, associate professor of Spanish, will discuss the play ³Waiting for the Italian² by Venezuelan writer Mariela Romera as part of the UB International Artistic and Cultural Exchange Program on Friday, March 7.

2/13/97

How memory works and ways to test and improve it will be the focus of a lecture to be held on Tuesday, March 18, as part of the UB Senior Alumni Program.

2/27/97

New concentrations in internal auditing and international business have been added to the undergraduate business program in the UB School of Management.

2/7/97

Activist and entertainer Dick Gregory and east Los Angeles mathematics teacher Jaime Escalente, who inspired the movie ³Stand and Deliver,² have been scheduled during February as part of the People's Speaker Series at the UB.

2/5/97

The University of Georgia will sponsor a national conference in March in honor of John J. Peradotto, Andrew V.V. Raymond Professor of Classics and SUNY Distinguished Teaching Professor at UB.

2/12/97

A performance of two, one-act, Gian Carlo Mennoti operas will be presented by the Greater Buffalo Opera Company at 8 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 22, in the Center for the Arts on the North (Amherst) Campus.

2/18/97

A $50,000 gift from Richard J. Nagel, M.D., a 1953 graduate of the School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, has established the first endowed fund for research in the school's Department of Anesthesiology.

2/25/97

More than 150 area high-school, media-arts students and their teachers will present student work on Friday, March 7, when UB hosts the 28th annual Western Regional Show for the New York State Youth Media Arts Program.

2/3/97

Marina Boruk of Forest Hills, a senior in the Department of Biological Sciences, has been selected as the first recipient of the McCroskey Endowment Fellowship.

2/6/97

Magnus Martensson, former conductor of the Contemporary Music Ensemble at the Cleveland Institute of Music, has been named director of the UB Civic Symphony.

2/3/97

Martin Mahoney, M.D., Ph.D., has been appointed to a two-year term as the American Academy of Family Physicians' resident representative on the Council on Medical Specialty Societies.

2/6/97

Cort Lippe, considered by many to be his generation's leading composer of computer music, has been appointed assistant professor of music and director of the Hiller Computer Music Studios at UB.

2/12/97

Franklyn G. Knox, M.D., Ph.D., a Mayo Clinic researcher who holds three academic degrees from UB, will receive an honorary degree from UB in ceremonies on Friday, Feb. 21.

2/5/97

Photo exhibits and lectures on such topics as current issues in Israel, tracing one's Jewish "roots" and "Survival in Sarajevo" will be among highlights of Jewish Awareness Month, to be held Feb. 9 through March 8 at UB.

2/11/97

New findings that could affect whether a nuclear-waste disposal site is located along the Clarendon-Linden Fault system in Allegany County will be discussed in a lecture at 7:30 p.m. on Feb. 24 on the UB North (Amherst) Campus.

2/11/97

New findings that could affect whether a nuclear-waste disposal site is located along the Clarendon-Linden Fault system in Allegany County will be discussed in a lecture at 7:30 p.m. on Feb. 24 on the UB North (Amherst) Campus.

2/10/97

Inventors who are on the faculty and staff of UB will be honored during a reception to be held at 4 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 17, in the Center for Tomorrow on the North (Amherst) Campus.

2/21/97

UB will present its second Information Technology (IT) Fair on Wednesday and Thursday, March 19 and 20, to promote consciousness and awareness of information technology at the university.

2/21/97

Programs on human rights issues, including peace prospects in the former Yugoslavia and gay and lesbian marriages, will be presented this spring by UB¹s Human Rights Center and Graduate Group on Human Rights Law and Policy.

2/18/97

"Portals, Pilgrimage, and Crusade in Western Tuscany," by Dorothy G. Glass, professor of art history at the University at Buffalo, is the first book to explore medieval travel along Italy's pilgrimage routes.

2/14/97

Michael Fullan, widely regarded as one of the world¹s leading authorities on education reform, will address the 1997 alumni dinner of the UB Graduate School of Education on March 4.

2/14/97

Michael Fullan, widely regarded as one of the world¹s leading authorities on education reform, will address the 1997 alumni dinner of the UB Graduate School of Education on March 4.

2/27/97

The 80th birthday of Leslie Fiedler, Samuel Langhorne Clemens Professor of English at the University at Buffalo and universally acknowledged as the "bad-boy of American letters," will be celebrated on Sunday, March 9.

2/7/97

A panel discussion on "African Americans in Government" will be held at noon on Thursday, Feb. 20, in the Archie L. Hunter Library in the University at Buffalo's Educational Opportunity Center, 465 Washington St.

2/4/97

Stephen L. Dyson, professor and chair of the Department of Classics, has been elected to his second two-year term as president of the Archaeological Institute of America.

2/26/97

A new Center for Advanced Photonic and Electronic Materials, which will absorb the activities of a former center and incorporate research activities in materials science involving several departments, has been created at UB.

2/3/97

A $50,000 gift from a 1935 alumnus of the School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences and his wife will be used to support the Museum of Neuroanatomy , housed in the Biomedical Education Building on UB's South Campus.

2/17/97

Hani Abdel-Nabi, M.D., Ph.D., clinical professor of nuclear medicine, has been named a fellow of the American College of Nuclear Physicians.

2/5/97

Three natural-disaster movies featuring killer volcanoes that will hit movie and television screens this year are putting the spotlight on the expertise of volcanologists at the University at Buffalo.