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6/20/97

Diane R. Christian, Peter H. Hare and Charles V. Paganelli of the University at Buffalo have been named Distinguished Professors, the highest rank in the State University of New York system, by the SUNY Board of Trustees.

6/12/97

University at Buffalo epidemiologists are among the first to show that insulin resistance may significantly increase the risk of death from colon cancer, particularly among women.

6/25/97

The appointment of Jacquelyn Mitchell, Ed.D., as dean of the University at Buffalo Graduate School of Education has been announced by UB President William R. Greiner.

6/26/97

The University at Buffalo has announced the creation of the Institute for Local Governance and Regional Growth to assist area governments and promote regional opportunity throughout the Western New York area.

6/13/97

EDMONTON -- University at Buffalo researchers have found that premenopausal women with a fast-acting alcohol-metabolizing enzyme who have at least two drinks a day have a greater risk of developing breast cancer.

6/2/97

Scientists and engineers in the Great Lakes research community have noticed that the kinds of projects being funded by the Environmental Protection Agency may not be the ones with the greatest potential public benefit.

6/10/97

The University at Buffalo has begun a program in Cuba, with students studying Havana's development.

6/25/97

Dennis R. Black has been named interim vice president for student affairs and Mary Harley Gresham has been named interim vice president for public service and urban affairs, with both appointments effective Aug. 1.

6/13/97

"Finding Your Voice, Finding Your Place," an informational life skills workshop open to all women, will be held from 7-9 p.m. on June 25 in the Center For Tomorrow on the University at Buffalo North (Amherst) Campus.

6/27/97

Robert C. Wetherhold, Ph.D., associate professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering, has been awarded a Fulbright fellowship to do research and teach in Germany during the 1997-98 academic year.

6/30/97

Marjorie A. White, professor of nursing and director of UB's Center for Nursing Research, spent part of the spring semester as a visiting professor in the Department of Nursing Science at the University of Tampere in Finland.

6/17/97

Sara A. Brallier of Orchard Park, a candidate for a master's degree in sociology, is the winner of the 1997 Rose Weinstein Memorial Award, sponsored by UB's Emeritus Center.

6/13/97

Sixty graduating seniors in the UB School of Engineering and Applied Sciences recently were inducted into the New York Nu chapter of Tau Beta Pi, the national engineering honor society.

6/3/97

With the assistance of The Center for Industrial Effectiveness at UB, 10 Western New York companies have applied for and received training grants from the Economic Development Skills Training Program of New York State.

6/19/97

Kenneth J. Takeuchi, Ph.D., UB associate professor of chemistry, has been selected as a national recipient of the Chemical Manufacturers Association's 1997 Responsible Care Catalyst Award.

6/20/97

People with normal blood pressure can experience greater increases in blood pressure during stressful situations if they have high cholesterol, University at Buffalo researchers have found.

6/19/97

The UB Speech-Language and Hearing Clinic will co-host the National Stuttering Project's 14th Annual Convention to be held June 26-28 in the Buffalo/Niagara Marriott, 1340 Millersport Highway, Amherst.

6/4/97

Beverly A. Spencer, assistant dean for community affairs in the UB School of Dental Medicine, has received the Outstanding Service Award from the Professional Staff Senate.

6/19/97

Six students were honored during commencement ceremonies held recently by the UB Graduate School of Social Work.

6/10/97

Andrew Shryock, UB assistant professor of anthropology, has been awarded a American Council on Research/National Endowment for the Humanities Centers for Advanced Study Fellowship to research hospitality in tribal Jordan.

6/13/97

Eight students attending UB won awards recently during the Sigma Xi Annual Research Day.

6/13/97

A study of vitamin C's antioxidant properties, conducted by UB epidemiologists, has shown that people with higher levels of vitamin C in their blood serum have lower levels of a marker for oxidative stress.

6/18/97

Twenty-five chief information officers from the Samsung Corporation's South Korea headquarters are participating in a four-week information-technology strategy program in the UB School of Management this summer.

6/4/97

Eighteen students received awards for excellence in their fields of study during the commencement ceremony for the UB School of Management held on May 17.

6/5/97

Mary Rossberg, wife of the late Robert Rossberg, a former host of several jazz radio programs on WBFO 88.7 FM, has made two gifts to UB in honor of her husband's love of jazz.

6/3/97

A symposium on the musical and mathematical theories of influential German musicologist and composer Hugo Riemann, whose work is enjoying a rebirth of international attention, will be held July 18 and 19 at UB.

6/9/97

Four students have been named winners in five poetry contests held at UB.

6/9/97

One hundred forty-four students at the UB recently were inducted into the Omicron Chapter of Phi Beta Kappa honorary society.

6/6/97

An award-winning program to treat children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, or ADHD, will be offered at UB this summer under the direction of William E. Pelham, Jr., professor of psychiatry and psychology.

6/13/97

Danielle Licitra of Dix Hills has received first-place honors in the 18th annual Nancy Welch Awards recognizing residential students at UB.

6/27/97

Forty-two students in the School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences were honored at the school's recent commencement ceremony.

6/18/97

Sixty graduates of the School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences received awards at the school's recent commencement ceremony.

6/3/97

A conference on "Medical Rehabilitation: Managing Managed Care Through Outcomes Research," will be held on July 13-14 in the Sheraton Inn Buffalo Airport on Walden Avenue in Cheektowaga.

6/30/97

Gaynor and Florence Jacobson, each a 1996 recipient of an honorary doctorate in humane letters from the SUNY in recognition of their lifetime of exemplary humanitarian service, have given $50,000 to the UB School of Social Work.

6/11/97

The School Health Related Professions at UB recognized 26 students at its 13th annual commencement ceremony held on May 17.

6/19/97

Seven students in the UB Department of Geology were honored recently in a departmental ceremony.

6/4/97

Three UB graduate students have received full Fulbright Foundation grants of $15,000 each to support their doctoral dissertation research in the 1997-98 school year.

6/13/97

Students attending the UB School of Engineering and Applied Sciences recently were granted Engineering Distinction in recognition of their academic achievement.

6/3/97

The UB Graduate School of Education conferred awards upon one of its outstanding graduating doctoral students and several alumni at the school's May 17 commencement ceremony.

6/13/97

Thirty-two area business people have graduated from the Executive MBA program in the University at Buffalo School of Management.

6/18/97

A $200,000 bequest from the late Richard E. Dollinger will benefit the work in high-power electronics conducted by the High Power Electronics Institute in the UB School of Engineering and Applied Sciences.

6/3/97

Andre Dick of Buffalo, a UB medical student, has been selected as a 1997 Academic Medicine Fellow by the Fellowship Program in Academic Medicine, sponsored by Bristol-Meyers Squibb Co.

6/30/97

Efforts to raise awareness of the importance of private support and its lasting impact on UB have entered the world of cyberspace with the launching of the Office of University Development's new Web site.

6/5/97

The UB School of Dental Medicine recently honored 38 graduating students at its 1997 commencement ceremony.

6/5/97

Two faculty members and two staff members were honored recently when the UB School of Dental Medicine held its 1997 commencement ceremony.

6/5/97

Two faculty members and two staff members were honored recently when the UB School of Dental Medicine held its 1997 commencement ceremony.

6/20/97

Three UB faculty members, three librarians and four professional staff members have received 1997 SUNY Chancellor's Awards for Excellence.

6/9/97

The 43rd annual Creative Problem Solving Institute sponsored by the Creative Education Foundation will be held June 22-27 at UB.

6/17/97

The rowing teams at the University at Buffalo will have a new home this fall, thanks to construction of a boathouse to be built in North Amherst.

6/9/97

The UB School of Management recently inducted 71 new members into Beta Gamma Sigma, the national scholastic management honor society.

6/10/97

The Department of Art History at UB has recognized two outstanding students.

6/5/97

The Architectural Awareness Project of the UB School of Architecture and Planning will sponsor a bike ride through historic Buffalo neighborhoods on Saturday, June 14, and Saturday, June 28.

6/6/97

Fifty students in the School of Architecture and Planning at the UB recently received awards for excellence in their fields of study at the UB Architecture and Planning Awards Day.

6/13/97

A University at Buffalo study has shown that people who drink wine appear to experience less alcohol-related oxidative stress -- cell damage caused by free radicals -- than people who drink beer or liquor.

6/20/97

People with normal blood pressure can experience greater increases in blood pressure during stressful situations if they have high cholesterol, University at Buffalo researchers have found.

6/13/97

A study of vitamin C's antioxidant properties, conducted by UB epidemiologists, has shown that people with higher levels of vitamin C in their blood serum have lower levels of a marker for oxidative stress.