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9/6/06

In conjunction with the upcoming visit by His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama, the University at Buffalo Art Gallery in the Center for the Arts on the UB North Campus will present "Tibetan Art from the Rubin Museum of Art" Sept. 16-23.

9/6/06

In conjunction with the upcoming visit by His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama, the University at Buffalo Art Gallery in the Center for the Arts on the UB North (Amherst) Campus, will present "Building Cultures: Druk White Lotus School: A Sustainable Model for Education and Design" Sept. 16-23.

9/6/06

In conjunction with the upcoming visit by His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama, the University at Buffalo Anderson Gallery will present "Thangka Paintings from Western New York Collections" Sept. 6 through Nov. 26.

9/8/06

The religious diversity of Western New York will be celebrated with an interfaith service to be held at the University at Buffalo in honor of the three-day visit to UB by His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama.

9/8/06

Advanced research into the action of receptors involved in carrying chemical messages across certain brain synapses and all human nerve-muscle synapses has received increased momentum through a $4.63 million Jacob Javits Award in the Neurosciences to Anthony Auerbach, Ph.D., of the University at Buffalo.

9/11/06

The Center for the Arts at the University at Buffalo will present "An Evening With The Black Crowes" at 8 p.m. on Nov. 6 in the Mainstage Theatre in the Center for the Arts on the UB North (Amherst) Campus.

9/11/06

In conjunction with the upcoming visit by His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama, the University at Buffalo Anderson Gallery will present Rose Mandala (of Three Reflections) by Chrysanne Stathacos through Dec. 1.

9/12/06

John N. Walsh III, president and CEO of Walsh Duffield Companies Inc., has been named the 2006 Niagara Frontier Executive of the Year by the University at Buffalo School of Management.

9/12/06

A gift of $50,000 from brothers Leslie Sufrin, C.P.A., and Gerald Sufrin, M.D., a long-time UB professor, will support annual lectures in finance, financial economics and accounting in the University at Buffalo School of Management.

9/12/06

Physicians treating refugees and immigrant populations face a minefield of potential cultural gaffes. They should not touch a Muslim man during the initial interview. A nod of the head may mean "no" instead of "yes" if the patient is Albanian. Among Latinos, the head of the family, not the patient, makes treatment decisions. A $604,000 federal grant from the National Heart Lung and Blood Institute to the University at Buffalo will help new and experienced physicians avoid such missteps.

9/12/06

What is widely regarded as one of the most beautiful, thoughtful and functional "green" projects in the world is taking shape in the ancient kingdom of Ladakh, a remote region high in the Indian Himalayas, west of Tibet.

9/14/06

The University at Buffalo is bringing a positive message to children in the University Heights neighborhood on Saturday through a free basketball clinic being held in McCarthy Park.

9/14/06

"John Hultberg: Vanishing Point," an exhibition in UB Anderson Gallery highlighting 21 paintings and 14 graphic works from the University at Buffalo's permanent collection, will be celebrated on Sept. 29 with a reception from 6-8 p.m. and lecture at 7:30 p.m.

9/14/06

The Department of Theatre and Dance at the University at Buffalo will present "The Card Index Scattered" at 8 p.m. Oct. 25-28 in the Black Box Theatre in the Center for the Arts on the UB North (Amherst) Campus. Performances also will be held at 2 p.m. Oct. 28 and 29.

9/14/06

The Center for the Arts at the University at Buffalo will present Zodiaque Dance Company: "8-Dance Is," Oct. 18-22 in the Drama Theatre in the Center for the Arts on the UB North (Amherst) Campus. Performances will be held at 8 p.m. on Oct. 18-21 and 2 p.m. Oct. 21 and 22.

9/14/06

The Center for the Arts at the University at Buffalo will present The New Cars on Nov. 13 at 8 p.m. in the Mainstage Theatre in the Center for the Arts on the UB North Amherst Campus. Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. on Sept. 23.

9/15/06

Yung Ho Chang, one of China's most accomplished and best-known contemporary architects, will present an illustrated lecture of his work and China's architectural renaissance at the University at Buffalo on Sept. 20.

9/20/06

For the sixth consecutive year, the University at Buffalo School of Management has been ranked as one of the world's top business schools by The Wall Street Journal.

9/20/06

"Serving Those Who Serve Others" was the theme of the second annual Community Service Fair on Sept. 13 at the UB School of Management.

9/20/06

The University at Buffalo is announcing significant changes in two of the 64 residency training programs that it operates jointly with area hospitals. The formerly suspended training program in otolaryngology (a specialty focusing on the ear, nose and throat) is being reestablished and the residency in radiology will be closed.

9/25/06

Western New York women who took part in the landmark 12-year Women's Health Initiative will be celebrated in a "WHI Participant Recognition Day" on Saturday, Sept. 30, from 10 a.m. to noon in front of Farber Hall on the UB South (Main Street) Campus.

9/25/06

Since X-rays were discovered more than a century ago, triggering a revolution in medical imaging, clinicians have sought more powerful ways to "see" into the human body. Now, with a $1.1 million grant from the John R. Oishei Foundation, researchers in the University at Buffalo's Institute for Lasers, Photonics and Biophotonics are turning their expertise in nanomedicine to the development of new, nanoparticle-based multi-probe systems, launching a new generation of medical imaging.

9/26/06

Frank V. Bright, Ph.D., UB Distinguished Professor of Chemistry and A. Conger Goodyear Professor of Chemistry, has been named chair of the Department of Chemistry in the University at Buffalo College of Arts and Sciences.

9/26/06

Two University at Buffalo Law School professors and two second-year law students will be among the featured performers at a benefit concert that will raise scholarship funds for students pursuing internships and careers in public interest law.

9/26/06

The Democratic Party is likely to net 10-16 seats in the House of Representatives as a result of the 2006 midterm elections, according to a forecast by University at Buffalo political scientist James E. Campbell.

9/27/06

"Kim Jones: A Retrospective" will open in the First Floor, Lightwell and Second Floor Galleries at UB Art Gallery in the Center for the Arts on the UB North (Amherst) with a public reception on Oct. 19 from 5-7 p.m. The artist will be in attendance.

9/28/06

President John B. Simpson today announced that the University at Buffalo is beginning a master planning process focusing on future campus and facilities needs in conjunction with plans to grow the university by 750 faculty members and 10,000 students over the next 15 years.

9/28/06

Former vice president Al Gore will speak at the University at Buffalo next April to cap the 2006-07 Distinguished Speakers Series. The series, which opened on Sept. 19 with a special 20th-anniversary lecture by 1989 Nobel Peace Prize recipient His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama, will host a second Nobel Peace Prize recipient later this season: Wangari Maathai, an activist and environmentalist.