UB law professor Susan Mangold will open the Newman
Center’s annual Bridge Lecture Series on June 19 with a legal
update on the Catholic Church’s sexual abuse scandal.
The talk by Mangold, co-director of the Family Law Program in
the UB Law School, and all remaining talks in the series will take
place at 7 p.m. in the Newman Center, 495 Skinnersville Road,
across from the Creekside Village apartments on the North
All talks are free and open to the public.
The aim of the lecture series, now in its 11th year, is to
connect the UB family to the surrounding community.
The remaining lectures in the Bridge Lecture Series:
- June 26: “Changes in Hearing and Vestibular/Balance
Function Following Traumatic Brain Injury,” Susan Ann T.
Roberts, clinical associates professor and director, Speech and
Hearing Clinic, and Robert F. Burkard, professor and chair,
Department of Rehabilitation Science
- July 10: “College Athletics in the 21st Century and the
Student-Athlete Experience,” Donald R. Reed, senior associate
- July 17: “Media Exposure and Aggression in
Children,” Jamie Ostrov, associate professor, Department of
- July 24: “Will the Circle Be Unbroken?: Protecting the
Historical Record after the Belfast Project,” Christine
George, faculty services/reference librarian, Charles B. Sears Law
- July 31: “(In)numeracy and Scientific Literacy,” E.
Bruce Pitman, dean, College of Arts and Sciences and professor,
Department of Mathematics
- Aug. 7: “Enhancing the Effectiveness of Vaccines: a Novel
Use of Bacterial Entertoxins,” Terry D. Connell, professor,
Department of Microbiology and Immunology
- Aug. 14: “Right Thinking Consensus: Did We Need to Elect
a Pope?” Msgr. J. Patrick Keleher, director, UB Newman