VOLUME 32, NUMBER 31 THURSDAY, May 10, 2001

Photo: Frank Miller
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Gov. George Pataki visited Buffalo on May 3 to announce $25 million in funding for New York State Office of Science, Technology and Academic Research (NYSTAR) projects involving UB and its research partners. The visit was Patakiís second in three days to announce research funding for UB.

UB gets $25 million in NYSTAR funds
Funding for three projects constitutes one-quarter of total funding for state

By themselves, any one of the research awards to UB announced on May 3 by Gov. George E. Pataki would have been significant.

UB to hold 155th commencement
Some 6,000 students are candidates to receive degrees during UBís 155th general commencement ceremony, to be held at 10 a.m. Sunday in Alumni Arena on the North Campus, and during 13 other ceremonies tomorrow through Sunday and on May 18.



· "Doc" is home at dental school

Top Stories...

· UB holds share of other NYSTAR grant projects
· Jacobs donates mansion: SOM to continue using building for executive training
· Gift benefits honors scholars
· Capaldi explores preferences for tastes: Provostís work finds that taste preferences are learned, and can be modified
· UB Choir, Chorus heading to Carnegie Hall: Students from groups to perform Beethovenís "dramatic" Symphony No. 9
· Absence-policy showdown: Heated Faculty Senate discussion centers on issue of "reason"
· V.I.S.A. serves troubled students
· UB Libraries revisiting the Pan-Am: On-site and online exhibits range from geological maps to bullet-probing set
· Learning the process from idea to product: Inventors to be recognized following seminar on inventing and patenting
· Improving freshman profile: Increasing selectivity tied to better retention rates, FSEC told

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