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11/19/97

George Nancollas, D.Sc., Ph.D., SUNY Distinguished Professor in the UB Department of Chemistry, has been appointed the Larkin Chair of Chemistry for a five-year term

11/10/97

"Regionalism: From Agenda to Action," a series of region-wide discussions on building a strong, enduring Western New York community, will hold its first session at UB on Tuesday, Nov. 25.

11/4/97

The School of Management will launch a new part-time MBA program next fall designed to be highly compatible with the lives and schedules of Western New York's working professionals.

11/4/97

The University at Buffalo School of Pharmacy is launching a new, entry-level doctoral program designed to produce graduates who will spend far more time on patient-care management than they will on dispensing drugs.

11/10/97

The journey to success will begin in a rented van on Wednesday, Nov. 12, for five MBA students from the University at Buffalo School of Management

11/14/97

The UB Libraries have received the 1997 Joseph F. Schubert Moving Towards Excellence Award from the New York State Library for its "Digital Library Initiative."

11/24/97

Researchers in the University at Buffalo's Department of Anesthesiology have found that inhaled nitric oxide, a new therapy being tested to treat serious respiratory ailments, may do more harm than good if used for aspiration pneumonia.

11/10/97

Neuroscientists at the University at Buffalo have produced an image of how your brain musters its neuronal resources as you try to monitor two simultaneous conversations.

11/24/97

Corporal punishment should be abandoned as a form of disciplining children because it is morally objectionable and because there are effective, non-punitive alternatives available, a University at Buffalo psychologist maintains.

11/12/97

William P. Suitor, the original "rocket man" who conducted test flights of the rocket belt developed by Bell Aerosystems in the 1960s, will speak at UB on Monday, Nov. 24.

11/14/97

An exhibit featuring the innovative, multidisciplinary graphic designs of the Toronto firm Dinnick & Howells will be on display from Nov. 20 through Dec. 12 in the Art Department Gallery in the UB Center for the Arts.

11/14/97

The discovery that plants respond actively to specific attacks by herbivores and pathogens is the topic of a new, state-of-the-discipline critical overview co-authored by Ian T. Baldwin, University at Buffalo associate professor of biological sciences and a specialist on plant defense systems.

11/7/97

A.R. Ammons, one of the nation's most distinguished poets and winner of numerous literary awards during his extraordinary career, will present the 1997 Oscar Silverman Memorial Reading at UB on Friday, Nov. 14.

11/12/97

Steve Lacy, internationally renowned as the pioneer of modern jazz soprano saxophone, will perform with his trio on Thursday, Nov. 20, in the Calumet Arts as a UB Wednesdays at 4 Plus special event.

11/25/97

New telecommunications technology to improve its broadcast sound quality in electronic feeds to National Public Radio and other radio syndicators will be implemented by WBFO 88.7 FM with the support of a $5,000 grant from The Buffalo Foundation.

11/14/97

Reginald B. Newman II, president of NOCO Energy Corp., has been reappointed chair of the board of trustees of the University at Buffalo Foundation, Inc.

11/4/97

UB’s Center for Industrial Effectiveness has announced three staff changes, including the hiring of Timothy R. Mattulke as project manager for the Strategic Partnership for Industrial Resurgence program.

11/24/97

Tsu-Teh Soong, Samuel Capen Professor of Engineering Science and professor in the Department of Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering, has been named interim deputy director of the National Center for Earthquake Engineering Research.

11/26/97

The School of Management has hired an international management-consulting firm to assist in its search for a new dean.

11/3/97

Frederick P. Meli, a 1976 graduate of the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, has been elected president of the UB Engineering Alumni Association for 1997-98.

11/4/97

The School of Management will launch a new part-time MBA program next fall designed to be highly compatible with the lives and schedules of Western New York's working professionals.

11/3/97

More than 100 UB pharmacy students this fall are carrying a poison-prevention message to kindergartners and first-graders in local schools.

11/4/97

The University at Buffalo School of Pharmacy is launching a new, entry-level doctoral program designed to produce graduates who will spend far more time on patient-care management than they will on dispensing drugs.

11/3/97

A program devoted to children's musculoskeletal problems in primary care will be on Saturday, Nov. 15, at UB.

11/14/97

The UB Libraries have received the 1997 Joseph F. Schubert Moving Towards Excellence Award from the New York State Library for its "Digital Library Initiative."

11/25/97

A $5,000 grant from The Buffalo Foundation will fund research at the UB into the reproduction and self-destruction mechanisms of cancerous cells.

11/14/97

An exhibit featuring the innovative, multidisciplinary graphic designs of the Toronto firm Dinnick & Howells will be on display from Nov. 20 through Dec. 12 in the Art Department Gallery in the UB Center for the Arts.

11/25/97

An innovative program providing real-life clinical learning opportunities in primary care for UB medical students has received a $150,237 three-year grant from the Charles E. Culpeper Foundation of Stamford, Conn.

11/14/97

The discovery that plants respond actively to specific attacks by herbivores and pathogens is the topic of a new, state-of-the-discipline critical overview co-authored by Ian T. Baldwin, University at Buffalo associate professor of biological sciences and a specialist on plant defense systems.

11/7/97

A.R. Ammons, one of the nation's most distinguished poets and winner of numerous literary awards during his extraordinary career, will present the 1997 Oscar Silverman Memorial Reading at UB on Friday, Nov. 14.

11/5/97

Wayne K. Anderson, Ph.D., has been appointed dean of the University at Buffalo School of Pharmacy effective Nov. 1.

11/21/97

Dozens of cases of intrafamilial homicide are examined in "Fatal Families: The Dynamics of Intrafamilial Homicide" a new book by Charles Patrick Ewing, professor of law and adjunct professor of psychology at the University at Buffalo.

11/12/97

Steve Lacy, internationally renowned as the pioneer of modern jazz soprano saxophone, will perform with his trio on Thursday, Nov. 20, in the Calumet Arts as a UB Wednesdays at 4 Plus special event.