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Alan J. Lesse, associate professor in the Department of Medicine, has been appointed senior associate dean for medical curriculum in the School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences.
Music in Buffalo’s Historic Places, an innovative concert series held in unique venues around the city, will present violinist and UB faculty member Yuki Numata Resnick in a free concert in the Common Council Chamber in Buffalo City Hall.
Three UB coaches are hitting the road as part of the inaugural Coaches Caravan, a forum to give fans in Western New York and elsewhere in the state the opportunity to interact with the coaches and learn about their favorite UB teams.
WNY Independent Living Inc., in conjunction with UB’s Center on Knowledge Translation for Technology Transfer (KT4TT), is conducting a focus group on a new brace monitoring system for adolescents with idiopathic scoliosis.
UB and Roswell Park Cancer Institute (RPCI) have been granted accreditation by the Commission on Dental Accreditation for a new general-practice dental-residency program. Students in the one-year program will rotate between the UB School of Dental Medicine and RPCI Dental Services.
The last concert in this season’s “A Musical Feast” series is dedicated to the memory of poet Robert Creeley, a longtime UB faculty member and former SUNY Distinguished Professor and Samuel P. Capen Professor of Poetics in the Department of English.
Oozefest, UB’s annual mud volleyball tournament, will take place May 9 in the mud pit on St. Rita’s Lane near the South Lake Village apartments on the North Campus.
Budget-conscious music lovers will find a wealth of free concerts available in May at UB. 
You may have heard of the material graphene: Made from a single layer of carbon atoms, it’s exceedingly thin, light and strong. Its unique properties have engineers dreaming of futuristic technologies, like ultra-high-speed transistors and feather-light composites for building aircraft. Its huge potential for novel applications also has been recognized by the 2010 Nobel Prize in Physics.
With the U.S. Supreme Court hearing arguments on April 28 in four cases that ultimately will determine whether same-sex couples have the constitutional right to marry in every state, UB Law School faculty member Michael Boucai will offer a primer on the issue during a brown bag lecture sponsored by the LGBTQ Faculty & Staff Association.