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1/22/99

The University at Buffalo has expanded its student/faculty international-education effort to include formal academic exchange programs with the University of Havana, Cuba; China's Hangzhou University; Maharaja Sayajirao University in India's Vadordara Gujaret State and South Africa's University of the Western Cape.

1/20/99

The experimental Print Imaging Center (ePIC) of the Printmaking Program in the Department of Art is offering a new series of workshops this spring.

1/27/99

The UB Art Gallery will offer a peek into the '90's version of the global netherworld of alternative and underground "comix" with an exhibition of work by insurgent comic-book artist and writer Joe Sacco, whose award-winning documentary work has garnered praise far outside his field.

1/14/99

The University at Buffalo has opened an admissions office in New York City to aid the university's student-recruitment effort in the metro New York area.

1/15/99

The University at Buffalo has established a world-class computational research facility, dramatically transforming the university from a campus without a supercomputer into one of the top-10 academic supercomputing sites in the U.S.

1/7/99

Children who have been sexually abused are at high risk of developing post traumatic stress disorder and should be screened routinely for the disorder, even when they show no outward signs of psychological trauma, a University at Buffalo child and adolescent psychiatrist has shown.

1/26/99

An original and aggressive racial/ethnic diversity recruitment strategy initiated by the University at Buffalo Libraries in 1992 has infused fresh new blood into the libraries and is helping to change the face of librarianship in the United States.

1/11/99

The University at Buffalo's Division of HIV Medicine is one of 50 centers across the U.S. participating in the first nation wide trial of a vaccine to prevent infection with HIV, the virus that causes AIDS.

1/25/99

Researchers in the University at Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences have received a one-year federal grant to conduct a pilot study on health and psychological stress among police officers.

1/12/99

As parents of two current students at the University at Buffalo, Michael and Heather Worden of Honeoye Falls are taking their strong ties to UB a step further by co-chairing this year's Parents for Progress fund drive.

1/20/99

"Wednesdays at 4 PLUS," the bi-annual literary series sponsored by the Poetics Program in the UB Department of English, has announced its Spring 1999 schedule of readings and performances.

1/26/99

A mind-expanding wall mural that resembles a cartoon equivalent of a blockbuster movie and carbon nanotube research that could contribute to more affordable wall-hung television screens are two of the features that will air on cable television in February on "UB Today."

1/25/99

Pulitzer Prize-winning editorial cartoonist and University at Buffalo alumnus Tom Toles will speak on "Economics Made Simpler than Economists Make It..." at UB on Feb. 1.

1/19/99

"The Skills of Helping Individuals, Families, Groups and Communities," a textbook authored by Lawrence Shulman, Ed.D., dean of the UB School of Social Work, has been chosen to educate the first generation of social workers in China.

1/8/99

Memorial services will be held Jan. 9 in Corbett Auditorium on the University of Cincinnati campus for Allen Dwight Sapp, Jr., former professor and chair of the University at Buffalo Department of Music and a noted composer.

1/27/99

The UB Art Gallery will offer a peek into the '90's version of the global netherworld of alternative and underground "comix" with an exhibition of work by insurgent comic-book artist and writer Joe Sacco, whose award-winning documentary work has garnered praise far outside his field.

1/20/99

Two renowned actors of Japanese Noh theater will perform, teach and demonstrate the elements of the 600-year-old theatrical form during a week-long residency at the UB on Feb. 17-23.

1/26/99

The Niagara County Environmental Fund, administered by the New York State Center for Hazardous Waste Management at UB, is seeking proposals for its 1999 funding cycle.

1/19/99

Suggestions on how to cope in today's complex financial world will be the focus of a "UB at Sunrise" breakfast program to be held from 7:30-9 a.m. Feb. 18 in the Center for Tomorrow.

1/25/99

UB’s Millard Fillmore College and Adelphia International Cable will help Western New Yorkers better understand the presidential impeachment proceedings in Washington by offering a telecourse on "The American Presidency."

1/12/99

Margaret Hollingsworth, Ph.D., UB associate professor of biological sciences, has been awarded a grant under the National Science Foundation's Professional Opportunities for Women in Research and Education Program.

1/20/99

The exploration of possible connections between Darwin's theories of biological evolution and feminism will be the topic of the first UB Institute for Research and Education on Women and Gender Distinguished Faculty Spring 1999 Lecture Series.

1/19/99

Ellen M. Gibson, associate dean for legal information services in the UB Law School and director of its Charles B. Sears Law Library, has published the first comprehensive legal-research guide on New York State, New York City and Indian law in New York State.

1/7/99

The Gifted Math Program at the University at Buffalo is accepting nominations of outstanding sixth-grade mathematics students submitted by schools and parents for its Fall 1999 entering class.

1/8/99

Four University at Buffalo graduate students have been awarded Fulbright scholarships for the 1998-99 academic year.