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7/16/97

Government and non-profit agencies needing federal information can receive help this fall from University at Buffalo graduate students enrolled in the "Government Information" course.

7/31/97

Stock returns are as predictable as the calendar, new research by the chair of the Department of Finance and Managerial Economics in the University at Buffalo School of Management has shown.

7/16/97

The University at Buffalo will further its participation in the burgeoning area of distance learning this fall with telecourses on American cinema and nutrition offered through its Millard Fillmore College Division.

7/13/97

Researchers at UB have improved the current-carrying capabilities of batteries by using thermal oxidation to change the electrochemical behavior of the form of carbon used in them.

7/11/97

Christina L. Bloebaum, Ph.D., of Amherst, associate professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering, has been selected to participate in an annual meeting that brings together some of the nation's top young engineers.

7/15/97

Karen Kopecky, who will attend UB as a freshman in the fall, has been selected by Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. as this year's recipient of the annual Wal-Mart Competitive Edge Scholarship, which totals $20,000 over four years.

7/18/97

New research on immunological factors important in human organ transplantation will be presented at the fifth Basic Sciences Symposium of the Transplantation Society, to be held Sept. 6-11 at the Chautauqua Institution.

7/18/97

New research on immunological factors important in human organ transplantation will be presented at the fifth Basic Sciences Symposium of the Transplantation Society, to be held Sept. 6-11 at the Chautauqua Institution.

7/2/97

Paulette Tempro, associate professor of periodontics, has received the Distinguished Dental Alumni Award from the SUNY-Stony Brook School of Dental Medicine in recognition of her hard work and dedication to the field of dentistry.

7/31/97

UB's Center for Structural Biology has received a donation of computer equipment from Sun Microsystems, Inc. to facilitate research advancing virology, immunology and a wide range of other biomedical fields.

7/17/97

Daniel J. Ryan of North Buffalo has been appointed director of the Office of Career Planning and Placement at the University at Buffalo.

7/16/97

Government and non-profit agencies needing federal information can receive help this fall from University at Buffalo graduate students enrolled in the "Government Information" course.

7/17/97

Eighteen delegates from four national organizations in Poland that represent the interests of municipalities will visit the University at Buffalo on Monday, July 21, during a four-day stop in Buffalo as part of a two-week study tour of the United States.

7/24/97

The Department of Music and the Eastman School of Music will co-present a recital of organ students from Eastman on Sunday, July 27, at 5 p.m. in Slee Concert Hall.

7/31/97

Stock returns are as predictable as the calendar, new research by the chair of the Department of Finance and Managerial Economics in the University at Buffalo School of Management has shown.

7/24/97

Frederick C. Morin III has been appointed chair of the Pediatrics Department in the School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences and pediatrician-in-chief for The Children's Hospital of Buffalo.

7/1/97

Martin Mahoney, Ph.D., M.D., of Kenmore, a clinical instructor in the Department of Family Medicine, recently received three awards.

7/16/97

The University at Buffalo will further its participation in the burgeoning area of distance learning this fall with telecourses on American cinema and nutrition offered through its Millard Fillmore College Division.

7/2/97

Sixteen graduates of the School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences received Janet M. Glasgow Citations at the school's recent commencement ceremony.

7/24/97

The Department of Media Study this fall will introduce a master's-degree program in digital arts, a largely self-directed, collaborative course that will teach students to use the computer as an artistic tool.

7/30/97

Sebastian G. Ciancio, D.D.S., professor and chair of the UB Department of Periodontology, has been selected to receive the Dental Society of the State of New York's Jarvie-Burkhart Award.

7/24/97

The UB Child Care Center is accepting preschoolers for a program it will open for the fall semester in a satellite classroom on the North Campus.

7/2/97

Stanley Bruckenstein, Ph.D., of Amherst, A. Conger Goodyear Professor of Chemistry, will receive the Award in Electrochemistry from the Division of Analytical Chemistry of the American Chemical Society.

7/3/97

Randall E. Borst, previously director of Services for Students with Disabilities and ADA coordinator at Indiana University-Purdue University at Fort Wayne, Ind., has been named director of the Office of Disability Services.

7/21/97

George S. Bobinski, dean of the School of Information and Library Studies, recently received a Meritorious Medal from the Jagiellonian University for service to the university in Cracow, Poland.

7/2/97

Five individuals and two organizations have been honored by the Buffalo-Area Engineering Awareness for Minorities Inc. (BEAM) program.

7/14/97

Judith Adams, director of the University at Buffalo Lockwood Library, has made a bequest to the library, one of the largest monetary gifts to the University Libraries ever received from a library staff member.