Carol Greiner, wife of University at Buffalo President William R. Greiner, has been named 1998 chair of The Council of Presidents' and Chancellors' Spouses of the National Association of State Universities and Land-Grant Colleges.
Nancy P. Zimmerman, Ph.D., assistant professor in the UB School of Information and Library Studies and coordinator of its School Library Media Program, has been elected president of the New York Library Association.
The first facility devoted to training dentists in the high-demand field of esthetic dentistry from the first year of dental school through post-graduate training and beyond will begin operation at the University at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine this fall.
Michel Bruneau, Ph.D., an expert on seismic evaluation and retrofit of steel bridges, buildings and masonry infrastructure, has been named deputy director of the Multidisciplinary Center for Earthquake Engineering Research, headquartered at the University at Buffalo.
A University at Buffalo professor who last week reported at a scientific meeting that she had observed apparent negative electrical resistance at the interfaces between layers of carbon fibers in a composite material is conducting additional studies to clarify the mechanism behind the phenomenon.
The Institute for Local Governance and Regional Growth at the University at Buffalo has announced that 13 school-municipal partnerships throughout the state will receive legislative grants of up to $30,000.
A classroom-based program that teaches youngsters and teens to understand, recognize, acknowledge and positively rechannel destructive emotions is the focus of a new book by a husband-and-wife team of University at Buffalo researchers.
A plan to revitalize the neighborhoods around the University at Buffalo South Campus by improving the area's housing stock through a housing acquisition, rehabilitation and resale program is feasible and would have a positive impact that would be "unparalleled in the region," a marketing study has concluded.