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2/6/98

The School of Architecture and Planning will host design critic and acclaimed urban and regional planner Robert D. Yaro as its 1998 William and Elisabeth Clarkson Visiting Chair.

2/4/98

A controversy over plans for a new bridge to link the U.S. and Canada has provided students in a new master's-degree program in engineering at the University at Buffalo with a chance to contribute to the discussion of the international project, while at the same time learning skills needed to manage a large project not typically taught in a classroom.

2/16/98

Women with osteoporosis are at high risk of developing gum disease and losing their teeth, according to the first large-scale assessment of the relationship between bone metabolism and oral health, conducted by researchers at the University at Buffalo.

2/16/98

The brain center responsible for hearing retains the ability to reorganize itself and respond normally during periods of reduced activity resulting from damage to the auditory nerve endings in the inner ear, a study by University at Buffalo researchers has shown.

2/26/98

In a new edition of the previously published "Scaling the Ivory Tower," University at Buffalo sociologist Lionel S. Lewis points out that research and publication may not necessarily be the prime considerations of academic qualification.

2/4/98

The University at Buffalo Health Sciences Library has developed the Western New York Health Resources Web site to serve as a single source for current and historic information and documents on health and disease in Western New York.

2/2/98

A protein that is the single most critical known element in iron metabolism has been identified and characterized by scientists at the University at Buffalo and Children's Hospital in Boston, which is affiliated with Harvard University.

2/27/98

Social Security can be added to the list of “usual suspects” blamed for the breakdown of the American family, according to a new study of some neglected economic and social effects of this country’s current Social Security system.

2/17/98

Age-related hearing loss may be lessened or prevented in the future by regulating an enzyme that neutralizes free-oxygen radicals, destructive molecules that can destroy sensory hair cells of the inner ear, suggests preliminary research conducted in the University at Buffalo's Center for Hearing and Deafness.

2/27/98

University at Buffalo officials say community policing contributed to an overall drop in crime on the North and South campuses in 1997.

2/19/98

Divorced fathers should not use their children to try to get revenge on their ex-wives, speak unkindly about them, cry poverty because of their settlement or turn their offspring into "mini-spies," a UB clinical psychologist advises in a new book.

2/4/98

Researchers at the University at Buffalo and Wayne State University have received a $1 million grant from the National Science Foundation to develop a comprehensive early-childhood math curriculum for use in homes, daycare centers and classrooms.

2/26/98

A team of University at Buffalo students and researchers have developed computerized pin-maps for the Buffalo Police Department that eventually could replace paper pin-maps, putting a far more sophisticated crime-analysis tool into the hands of beat officers.

2/27/98

What you eat may play a role in your risk of developing skin cancer, according to a review of scientific literature dealing with the relationship between nutrition and nonmelanoma skin cancers conducted by a University at Buffalo dermatologist.

2/18/98

Courtney J. Walsh has been named executive director of the Executive MBA program in the School of Management.

2/2/98

A Spring 1997 production of the UB Department of Theatre and Dance and the Center for the Arts was featured recently as the sole representative of the United States at the prestigious Second Biennial International University Theatre Festival held in Spain.

2/18/98

Aspiring artists from the Department of Art at the University at Buffalo will display their work in two special exhibits in the Center for the Arts.

2/25/98

The Buffalo chapter of the National Stuttering Project and the UB Speech, Language and Hearing Clinic will address speaking experiences of those who stutter in a workshop to be held on March 28 in Park Hall.

2/6/98

Non-verbal communication, lawn-care treatment, murder within the family and a tour of the Chautauqua Institution are among the topics to be addressed this spring during the UB Senior Alumni Program Series.

2/27/98

North Buffalo resident Gina Stafford is chair of the third annual UB Division of Athletics scholarship fund drive, being held through March 25.

2/11/98

David F. Simon, chief legal officer for Aetna U.S. Healthcare, will address students from the joint JD/MBA program in the School of Management and School of Law on Feb. 24.

2/9/98

UB School of Law faculty members Makau Mutua and Judy Scales-Trent have received awards from the regional National Black Law Students Association for their commitment to educating students of color.

2/16/98

Students in the School of Nursing are learning what it's like to be a school nurse, while at the same time providing needed services to one of Buffalo's early childhood centers.

2/9/98

The second session of "Regionalism: From Agenda to Action," a series of discussions on regional collaboration coordinated by UB’s Institute for Local Governance and Regional Growth, will be held from 5-8:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 24, in the Buffalo Hilton.

2/11/98

Brian T. Ratchford, Alumni Professor of Marketing in the School of Management, has been named editor of Marketing Science, a top-tier academic journal in the area of marketing.

2/18/98

An exhibit featuring School of Architecture and Planning student nominees for the annual PELLA scholarship award will be on display until March 6 in the James Dyett Gallery in Hayes Hall.

2/18/98

Aspiring artists from the Department of Art at the University at Buffalo will display their work in two special exhibits in the Center for the Arts.

2/16/98

The brain center responsible for hearing retains the ability to reorganize itself and respond normally during periods of reduced activity resulting from damage to the auditory nerve endings in the inner ear, a study by University at Buffalo researchers has shown.

2/12/98

Phyllis C. Leppert, M.D., Ph.D., professor and chair of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology in the School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, has been elected to the Council of Residency Education in Obstetrics and Gynecology.

2/23/98

Kenny Fries, the award-winning poet, essayist and playwright who stuns audiences with his lyrical, tantalizing narrations of life on the physical and emotional margins of American society, will present a reading at UB on March 26 and a workshop on March 27.

2/12/98

The School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences and the School of Pharmacy will sponsor an Infectious Diseases Symposium on Feb. 26 and 27 in the Sheraton Inn, 2040 Walden Ave., Cheektowaga.

2/11/98

The alumni association of the Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership in the School of Management will holds its annual black-tie dinner-dance for alumni and friends on Saturday, March 7.

2/2/98

A workshop for entrepreneurs and business managers who wish to develop and improve their business plans is being offered by the Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership in the UB School of Management.

2/27/98

Several local residents are joining former UB basketball player Gina Stafford, who is charing the effort, in serving as team leaders for the third annual University at Buffalo Division of Athletics scholarship fund drive.

2/6/98

The School of Information and Library has announced that it will match up to four $5,000 minority scholarships offered by the American Library Association for the 1998-99 academic year.

2/19/98

Michael E. Bernardino, M.D., has been named vice president for health affairs at the University at Buffalo, UB President William R. Greiner announced today.

2/19/98

A $1.4 million project carried out in part by the National Center for Earthquake Engineering Research, headquartered at the UB, recently received the 1997 "Build San Diego" Award from the Association of General Contractors.