• Green Plants Emit Pollutants Into Atmosphere As Temperature Increases, Study Shows
    12/6/96
    Contrary to a widely held belief among environmental scientists and the public, green plants do not cleanse the environment of atmospheric pollutants as efficiently as has been assumed, according to new research published recently in Atmospheric Environment.
  • Wright Named Interim Vp, Medical-School Dean
    12/3/96
    John R. Wright, M.D., chair of the Department of Pathology, has been appointed interim vice president for clinical affairs and dean of the UB School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, effective Jan. 1.
  • Wagner Chairs New York State United Way For Second Term
    12/6/96
    Robert J. Wagner, senior vice president at the University at Buffalo, has been elected to a second consecutive one-year term as chair of the United Way of New York State.
  • Triggle Named Chair of Pharmaceutical Sciences Commission
    12/4/96
    David J. Triggle, Ph.D., dean of the Graduate School and vice provost for graduate education at the University at Buffalo, has been appointed by the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy to chair a new Commission on the Future of Graduate Education in the Pharmaceutical Sciences.
  • UB to Host Regional Workshop On Clean Water/Clean Air Bond Act
    12/9/96
    Representatives from municipalities throughout Western New York will gather on Wednesday, Dec. 18, at the University at Buffalo to learn more about acquiring funding for projects through the New York Clean Water/Clean Air Bond Act that was approved by voters in November.
  • Four New UB Safety Officers Complete Training Program
    12/4/96
    Four members of the University at Buffalo Department of Public Safety were among 29 new State University of New York safety officers who recently completed a special training program held at the New York State Police Academy in Albany.
  • UB to Commemorate 197th Birthday of Millard Fillmore
    12/26/96
    The 197th anniversary of the birth of Millard Fillmore, the University at Buffalo's first chancellor and 13th president of the United States, will be observed in ceremonies to be held at 9:30 a.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 7, in Forest Lawn Cemetery.
  • Wright Honored For Minority Medical Education Efforts
    12/12/96
    Maggie S. Wright, Ph.D., assistant dean for minority affairs in the University at Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, has received the Outstanding Contribution to Medical Education Award for 1996 from the National Association of Minority Medical Educators, Inc.
  • UB Offers Evening Program In Architecture
    12/4/96
    The University at Buffalo has reopened its evening undergraduate program leading to a bachelor of professional studies degree (BPS) in architecture. The program is offered through Millard Fillmore College, UB's evening division.
  • Gift From Alumnus to Benefit Lockwood Library
    12/12/96
    The acquisition of a group of scholarly electronic resources in humanities for the University at Buffalo Lockwood Library to support new trends in database research has been made possible through a $50,000 gift from a 1936 alumnus of the university.
  • Davis Foundation's Gift to Strengthen WBFO 88.7 FM
    12/9/96
    A gift from the Donald L. Davis Foundation of Amherst has created the Don Davis Auto World Fund for WBFO 88.7 FM, the National Public Radio affiliate operated by the University at Buffalo. The gift, the largest in the station's history, will allow the station to develop new programming and buy new equipment.
  • Article Co-Authored By Ciancio Wins Research Award
    12/4/96
    A scientific article co-authored by Sebastian G. Ciancio, D.D.S., professor and chair of the Department of Periodontology in the School of Dental Medicine, recently won the annual Clinical Research Award from Quintessence Publishing Co.
  • Epidemiologist Appointed to Board of National Research Agency
    12/12/96
    Germaine Buck, Ph.D., of Buffalo, associate professor of social and preventive medicine at the University at Buffalo, has been appointed to a three-year term on the board of the Institute of Medicine's Medical Follow-up Agency, an arm of the National Academy of Sciences.
  • Stroke Research Center to Focus On Surgery Accessing The Brain Through Blood Vessels
    12/12/96
    A stroke research center unmatched in technology and sophistication is being established at the University at Buffalo with a $3.6 million gift of advanced image-guidance equipment from Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc.
  • Computer Simulations Help Officials Make Decisions About Planet's √íRiskiest Volcano"
    12/18/96
    For the first time, the official risk map for the Mexican volcano Popocatepetl, which has shown alarming activity during the past two years, has been designed with input from computer models, rather than based solely on fieldwork.