In his annual State of the University address, President Satish
K. Tripathi looked back on a year highlighted by groundbreaking
research, internationally recognized scholarship and a new home for
the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences.
A bagpiper plays at the monument marking the site in Assumption
Cemetery on Grand Island where the remains of 372 people were
reinterred earlier this month. The remains had been buried between
the mid-19th and early-20th centuries on the grounds of the former
Erie County Poorhouse near the South Campus. Read
the story. Photo: Meredith Forrest Kulwicki
In a segment on Capitol Pressroom, Michael Cain,
vice president for health sciences and dean of the Jacobs School of
Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, was interviewed about the
construction of the school’s new building downtown and the 25
percent increase in enrollment in the school this year to help
address the regional and national physician shortage.