VOLUME 33, NUMBER 20 THURSDAY, March 7, 2002

Photo: Nancy J. Parisi


Rep. Tom Reynolds (at podium) is joined by collegues Jack Quinn and John LaFalce during a discussion of church-state and civil-liberties issues at a forum held Sunday in the Center for Tomorrow. Ilene Fleischmann (at table), associate dean in the UB Law School, served as moderator.

Alexandridis receives Sigma Xi award
Chemical engineering professsor recognized as prestigious "Young Investigator"

A faculty member in the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences who uses molecules and particles as "LEGOs" to develop advanced materials at the nano-scale that end up in products ranging from paints to contact lenses has been chosen to receive the prestigious 2002 Sigma Xi Young Investigator Award.


Retention of minority faculty urged

The university not only needs to hire more minority faculty members, it needs to figure out how to keep them once they're here, the co-chairs of the Faculty Senate Affirmative Action Committee told the senate's executive committee at its Feb. 27 meeting.


Top Stories...

· Building on a 100-year family legacy at UB: Austin Price, Class of 2005, is fourth-generation science major at the university
· Palliative care for children: UB part of project developing model for terminally ill kids
· No illness tied to dental aerosols
· Bisson's love for science key to career: Chair of Department of Biological Sciences works to attract girls to pursue career in field
· Common phenomenon: Gum disease, cardio disease link shared in developed nations

· MFC takes nontraditional focus
· UB steps up graduate recruitment: New Web site latest in series of strategies to bolster enrollment at graduate level
· UB psychologist named 2002 TERN Scholar: Craig Colder to use program to further work in adolescent substance use

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