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9/3/02

The UB Office of Science, Technology Transfer and Economic Outreach has licensed to Therex LLC, a company formed by three UB faculty members, patents and technologies based on their prior research with salicylanilide chemical compounds.

9/3/02

In the "one-thing-leads-to-another" nature of scientific research, hundreds of studies are underway at the University at Buffalo and other clinical sites of the Women's Health Initiative, spawned in whole or part by the 12-year, $625 million initiative funded by the National Institutes of Health.

9/3/02

Dell and the University at Buffalo today announced one of the largest clusters of Linux servers ever at a U.S. educational institution.

9/3/02

The Dell supercomputer cluster unveiled today at the University at Buffalo is the result of a unique partnership between corporate, government and non-profit institutions that is establishing UB and the Buffalo Niagara region as a worldwide leader in supercomputing and bioinformatics.

9/5/02

"The Nazi Destruction of Jewish Archives and Libraries in Cracow During World War II" will be the title of a free lecture by Marek Sroka to be presented at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 17 in the University Archives, Room 420 Capen Hall on the North Campus.

9/5/02

Julia Butterfly Hill, the environmental activist who lived for more than two years in the canopy of a 1,000-year-old redwood tree in California to save it from loggers, will lecture at the University at Buffalo on Oct. 3 as part of a three-day campus "Ecofest."

9/6/02

A study by a University at Buffalo professor shows that President Bush's rhetoric and word usage became much more charismatic after the events of Sept. 11, 2001, as did the language used by the news media to describe and depict his leadership after the terrorist attacks.

9/6/02

A UB alumnus who worked at Ground Zero during the first few weeks after the Sept. 11 tragedy will present an American flag that flew over the site to UB President William R. Greiner during the university's Annual Newman Convocation and Liturgy of the Holy Spirit, to be held on Sunday.

9/8/02

UB will mark the first anniversary of the Sept. 11 tragedies with a variety of events and activities, including a university program of "Remembrance and Healing," to be held at 3 p.m. Sept. 11 in the Mainstage theater in the Center for the Arts, North Campus.

9/8/02

Grammy Award-winning artist Bruce Hornsby and his band, featuring Steve Kimock, with special guest The Slip Sunday, will perform at 8 p.m. Sept. 22 in the Mainstage theater in the Center for the Arts, North Campus.

9/8/02

Former UB President Steven B. Sample will return to campus on Sept. 23 to discuss his book, "The Contrarian's Guide to Leadership."

9/9/02

For the second year in a row, the University at Buffalo School of Management has been ranked as one of the world's "top business schools" by The Wall Street Journal.

9/10/02

Immunologists from the University at Buffalo are the first to describe a human immune system component known to be essential to controlling the activation of T-cells, the first line of defense against foreign antigens.

9/10/02

The World Wide Web has provided an online community for a vast number of unrelated activist non-governmental organizations (NGOs), facilitating communication between them and integrating them into multinational entities that can operate on a global scale, according to a study by a University at Buffalo communication researcher.

9/11/02

The University at Buffalo and several dozen of its undergraduate students will have a "starring" role on two MTV series, "Sorority Life" and "Fraternity Life," for 13 weeks beginning in February.

9/12/02

The UB Center for the Arts, the UB Department of Modern Languages and Literatures and the International Artistic and Cultural Exchange Program (IACE) of the UB Department of Theatre and Dance will present "La Mujer Que Cayo del Cielo" ("The Woman Who Fell from the Sky") at 7 p.m. on Sept. 26 in the Drama Theatre in the Center for the Arts on the UB North (Amherst) Campus.

9/12/02

The UB Center for the Arts will open the 2002-03 KeyBank Dance Series with a performance by Garth Fagan Dance at 8 p.m. Oct. 12 in the Mainstage Theatre in the Center for the Arts on the UB North (Amherst) Campus. Media sponsors for The KeyBank Dance Series are WGRZ-TV Channel 2 and soft rock favorites-96.1, WJYE-FM.

9/13/02

Juliana Read, a doctoral candidate in the University at Buffalo who previously was a genuine arachnophobe, is conducting research to determine whether an hour of treatment can produce clinically significant reductions in anxiety among those afraid of spiders.

9/13/02

University at Buffalo family-medicine researchers, in a new four-year study, are testing whether linking people in a psychiatric emergency to a primary-care physician and then following them closely will improve patients' mental and physical health care and save money in the process.

9/13/02

Abir Mullick of Buffalo, professor of architecture in the UB School of Architecture and Planning, is one of 174 international recipients of the 2002 Industrial Design Excellence Awards presented by the Industrial Designers Society of America and Business Week magazine.

9/13/02

More than 1,600 runners, walkers and joggers are expected to participate in the 13th annual Linda Yalem Memorial Run, scheduled for 9:30 a.m. Sept. 29 on the UB North Campus.

9/18/02

Many city residents and architectural groups have been concerned for more than 40 years with the preservation and reuse of the elevators, calling them prime examples of the city's history and industrial heritage. On Oct. 12, they will present a public symposium, "The Industrial Heritage in the Working Landscape," at which they plan to reintroduce the grain elevators to the larger community in a new context and help organize a "rescue party."

9/18/02

The UB Center for the Arts will present Missoula Children's Theatre's production of "Red Riding Hood" at 7 p.m. Oct. 5 in the Mainstage Theatre in the Center for the Arts on the UB North (Amherst) Campus. Part of the Family Adventure Series, the production is sponsored by Tops Friendly Markets. Media sponsors are WGRZ-TV and WJYE-FM.

9/26/02

Diabetic women who use hormone replacement therapy (HRT) were more likely to have their blood glucose under control, and have lower cholesterol levels than women who never used hormone therapy, a study by University at Buffalo epidemiologists has found.

9/20/02

Katha Pollit, a poet, essayist and columnist for The Nation, will deliver the keynote address of UB's first Gender Week, to be held Sept. 23-27 on the UB North Campus.

9/20/02

Catherine Norgren of the University at Buffalo's Department of Theatre and Dance is the new national chair of the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival, which has given more than 400,000 college students in 10,000 festival productions the opportunity to have their work critiqued, improve their dramatic skills and receive national recognition for excellence.

9/20/02

A team of University at Buffalo organic chemists has made an important technical advance that greatly facilitates the use of combinatorial chemistry and its commercial potential for drug discovery and development.

9/20/02

Arthur C. Helton, internationally renowned author and expert in human rights and the complexities of refugee and asylum policy, will discuss the new realities in international and humanitarian affairs in a talk to be presented by the UB Law School on Sept. 24.

9/20/02

Wolfgang Wolck , emeritus SUNY Distinguished Service Professor in the UB Department of Linguistics, has been named the first honorary member of the European Research Center for Multilingualism.

9/20/02

Chris Quigg, a theoretical physicist from Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory, will speak on "The Coming Revolutions in Particle Physics" during the 10th annual Moti Lal Rustgi Memorial Lecture to be held on Oct. 18.

9/20/02

Can people with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) reduce their symptoms by learning to alter the brain's processing of pain signals? Researchers at the University at Buffalo and the Buffalo Veterans Affairs Medical Center (VAMC) think the answer is "yes."

9/19/02

The Psychological Services Center at University at Buffalo will reach out on Oct. 10 -- National Depression Screening Day -- to help those experiencing symptoms of depression, manic-depression, generalized anxiety disorder and post-traumatic stress disorder.

9/24/02

Robert J. Wagner, senior counselor to the president and former senior vice president, will receive the the President's Medal at the eighth annual University Convocation at 3 p.m. on Oct. 9 in the Mainstage theater in the Center for the Arts.

9/24/02

The Asian Studies Program at the University at Buffalo this fall will sponsor three presentations by Asian specialists in Indian literature, Korean dance and Confucian philosophy.

9/24/02

The UB Law School's Family Violence Clinic will cosponsor a training conference for professionals who work with the victims of abuse and domestic violence.

9/24/02

Faculty at the University at Buffalo say they were "in the right place at the right time" when two years ago UB became one of the first universities in the U.S. to select the ARM Ltd. microprocessor for introductory microprocessor courses that are required for junior computer-engineering majors.

9/24/02

The University at Buffalo Anderson Gallery is ready to premiere its renovated spaces and never-before exhibited pieces from the collection of David K. Anderson in the exhibition "Ode to Joy," which will open Oct. 5 in the gallery on Martha Jackson Place.

9/25/02

Four faculty members in the College of Arts and Sciences at the University at Buffalo have been named SUNY Distinguished Professors by the State University of New York Board of Trustees.

9/26/02

University at Buffalo scientists have been awarded a $2 million National Science Foundation grant to use new technologies, such as grid computing, data mining and collaborative environments, to enhance protein-structure determination, a key tool in the rational drug-design process, where the discovery of new pharmaceuticals is based on precise knowledge of protein structures.

9/26/02

A volunteer firefighter and consultant for the Gainesville (Fla.) Fire and Rescue, Natalie Simpson, associate professor of management science and systems in the University at Buffalo School of Management, says fire services have developed procedures and practices that can benefit businesses in crisis.

9/26/02

Two University at Buffalo graduate students have received coveted scholarships from the federal government that are designed to train specialists in the task of rooting out hackers, cyberterrorists and insider threats to the nation's information superhighway.

9/26/02

UB's School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences has received a gift to fund DNA research from a donor who heard about UB's work in that area from his physician, who is an alumnus of the medical school.

9/30/02

The UB Department of Theatre and Dance will present "1, 2, 3, 4…Countdown to Celebration 30," the fall dance concert of Zodiaque Dance Company, Oct. 17-20 and Oct. 24-27 in the Drama Theatre in Center for the Arts on the UB North (Amherst) Campus.

9/30/02

Surajit Sen, associate professor of physics, will discuss incorporating nonlinearity into science and high technology in the first installment of the College of Arts and Sciences Fall Lecture Series, to be held at 7:30 p.m., Oct. 2, in the Screening Room in the Center for the Arts on the North Campus.