Meeting of the Voting Faculty to be held Wednesday
The Faculty Senate will hold its Annual Meeting of the Voting Faculty at 2 p.m. Wednesday in the Center for Tomorrow.

The meeting will provide an opportunity to review issues discussed last year and to hear about plans for the coming year. UB President William R. Greiner, as chair of the Voting Faculty, will present the Report of the President.

For more information, call the Senate office at 645-2003.

Greiner to speak on WBFO Sept. 9
President William R. Greiner will speak to the campus community from 7-8 p.m. Wednesday on WBFO-88.7FM, UB's National Public Radio affiliate. Among the topics he'll address are the UB football program's Mission IA and improvements to the campuses. Guests will be Robert Wagner, senior vice president, and Bob Arkeilpane, interim director of athletics.

Greiner and his guests will answer questions from listeners on this first call-in of the school year. Call 829-6000 with your questions.

Colin Powell to open 1998-99 Distinguished Speaker Series
Retired Gen. Colin L. Powell, former chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff during the Persian Gulf War, will open the 1998-99 Distinguished Speakers Series with a lecture at 8 p.m. on Sept. 24 in Alumni Arena.

The son of Jamaican immigrants, Powell graduated from City College of New York in 1958. He was commissioned as an Army second lieutenant and served in a variety of assignments, attaining the rank of general in 1989. He was appointed that year as chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. Powell's role in Operation Desert Storm during the Persian Gulf War made him a household name. He retired from the Army in 1993.

Since 1997, he has been serving as chairman of America's Promise-The Alliance for Youth, the national campaign on behalf of the nation's young people.

Other speakers in the series presented by UB and the Don Davis Auto World Lectureship Fund will be Nobel Peace Prize winner Elie Wiesel, Nov. 10; ABC News co-anchor and National Public Radio news analyst Cokie Roberts, March 24 and former Los Angeles Dodgers manager Tommy Lasorda, April 22.

Tickets are available through the Center for the Arts box office or at TicketMaster locations.

Reminder: South Campus bus stops have been relocated
Campus Parking and Transportation Services reminds UB bus riders that the bus stops on the South Campus have been relocated to better serve passengers.

Campus bus service now is available from a stop at Goodyear Hall on Goodyear Road and at the Main Circle, just above the Metro bus stop. Campus bus service no longer is provided at the Bailey Avenue stop or at Diefendorf Annex.

University community asked to update E-Directory information
The university community is being asked to update the information that is listed in the UB E-Directory, the online directory of faculty, staff and students.

The directory, which can be accessed at http://ldap. buffalo.edu, is a comprehensive and searchable electronic source of information that includes names, titles, campus addresses, phone numbers and e-mail addresses.

Updating information in the directory is simple. After logging in, click on "update" to bring up the form that will allow users to update personal information and insert their preferred e-mail address. A UNIX password is needed to make changes; users who do not know their password can have it reset by calling 645-3540.

Instructions for updating information are available online. Persons who need more assistance can call the CIT help desk at 645-3540.

Author Suzanne Gordon to present Bullough Lecture
Suzanne Gordon, journalist, author and health-care commentator on public radio, will present the second annual Bonnie Bullough Lecture, sponsored by School of Nursing, at 4:30 p.m. Sept. 25 in the Center for Tomorrow on the North Campus.

Her topic will be "The Challenges Facing Nursing During An Era of Market-Driven Health Care." The lecture will be free, but reservations are required.

The Dr. Bonnie Bullough Lecture was established in 1996 through a $100,000 gift from Vern L. Bullough to honor the memory of his wife and colleague, Bonnie, former dean of the UB nursing school, who died in 1996.

Gordon is the author of five books and more than 250 articles about health care, nursing and women's issues. Her latest book, "Life Support: Three Nurses on the Front Lines," was published by Little Brown in 1997. Her earlier books were "Black Mesa: The Angel of Death," "Lonely in America," "Off Balance: The Real World of Ballet" and "Prisoners of Men's Dreams."

She is co-editor of "Caregiving: Readings in Knowledge, Practice, Ethics and Politics," and "The Abandonment of the Patient: The Impact of Profit-Driven Health Care on the Public." She also is a commentator on public radio's "Marketplace," and an adjunct professor in the McGill University School of Nursing.

Co-founder of Nurses Network for a National Health Program, Gordon is a co-author of the "Massachusetts Call to Action" of the Ad Hoc Committee to Defend Health Care, published in the Journal of the American Medical Association in December 1997. For information or to make a reservation, call 829-2533.

Computer resources to be focus of new Library Help Center
The Undergraduate Library has announced the creation of the Library Help Center (LHC), a new service designed to teach students how to use UB's computer resources.

Staffed by librarians, the LHC will offer free workshops, drop-in services, individual appointments and e-mail and telephone help on how to use BISON, e-mail, Microsoft Office and the World Wide Web.

Workshops are scheduled to begin Sept. 8 and will be held in 127 Capen Hall, located in the Undergraduate Library (UGL) on the North Campus. Registration for workshops is not required. Workshop schedules will be posted on the UGL bulletin board, on the LHC web page at http://ublib.buffalo.edu/libraries/units/ugl/help and in the Reporter and The Spectrum.

Drop-in services will be available during office hours posted outside 126 Capen Hall in the UGL.

Students interested in setting individual appointments or in obtaining e-mail help or telephone help can call 645-3528 or send e-mail to askugl@acsu.buffalo.edu

UB Today" cable show kicks off a new season on Sunday
Cable viewers can learn about new events and programs at UB on "UB Today," which kicks off its new season Sunday on Adelphia and TCI.

The lively and informative half-hour show, rebroadcast throughout the month, airs at 6:30 p.m. Sundays on Adelphia Channels 18, 30, and 10, and at 6:30 p.m. Fridays on TCI's Channel 21.

The hosts of the show are William J. Evitts and Judith Schwendler, executive director and an assistant director, respectively, in the UB Office of Alumni Relations, which produces the program in cooperation with Adelphia Cable.

Among the topics and interviewees scheduled for September are:

n Regional Community Policing Center, UB Public Safety Director John Grela and Buffalo Police Department Capt. James Giammaresi

n Offerings for non-traditional students by UB's Millard Fillmore College, Dean George J. Lopos

n Career services for UB students and alumni, Daniel J. Ryan, director of the UB Office of Career Planning and Placement

n Science education and the UB Honors Program, Clyde F. Herreid, SUNY Distinguished Teaching Professor in the Department of Biological Sciences and academic director of UB's Honors Program.


Hang tag violators to be ticketed
Parking enforcement in all parking lots for hang tag violations will begin Tuesday, the Campus Parking Office has announced. Persons not displaying a current faculty, staff or student hang tag in the parking lots will be ticketed.


Ewing to discuss violence in schools at "UB at Sunrise"
Forensic psychologist Charles Patrick Ewing will kick off the "UB at Sunrise" breakfast series for the 1998-99 academic year with a discussion of "Preventing and Responding to Violence in our Schools," to be held from 7:30-9 a.m. on Sept. 16 in the Center for Tomorrow on the North Campus.

In the wake of a number of shootings in American schools, Ewing-professor of law and adjunct professor of psychology-will examine the nature and extent of violence in our schools today and offer suggestions for preventing and responding to such violence.

An expert on juvenile violence, he is the author of "Kids Who Kill" (1990), which predicted juvenile homicide would reach epidemic proportions by the end of the decade. He has served as a consultant and expert witness in criminal and domestic trials.

The cost of the lecture, which includes a full breakfast, is $10 for UB Alumni Association members and $12 for the general public. Deadline for reservations is Sept. 14.

"UB at Sunrise" is supported by the Office of University Development, UB News Services, the Office of Publications and the Office of the Vice President for Public Service and Urban Affairs.

For more information, or to make reservations, call 829-2608.

Stevens to lecture on coming of millennium for senior alumni
The coming of the millennium-with all its associated myths, predictions and omens-will be the subject of the first lecture of the Senior Alumni Luncheon program for the 1998-99 academic year to be offered by the Office of Alumni Relations.

Phillips Stevens, Jr., associate professor of anthropology, will lead the discussion, beginning at noon on Sept. 18 in the Center for Tomorrow on the North Campus. His presentation will include art and other materials that depict how ancient and modern-day people and religions have viewed the coming of the millennium.

The cost of the luncheon, designed for senior alumni, their spouses and guests, is $10 per person. For more information or to make reservations, call 829-2608.


ELI to offer classes in English for international professionals
The English Language Institute (ELI) will offer English classes for non-native speaking professionals, residents, and visitors who want to improve English skills, beginning Sept. 14. Offerings include advanced communication for the international professional, advanced writing and grammar, American English pronunciation, and TOEFL preparation. Classes are held in the evening. For more information, call 645-2077.

New choral director invites area singers to join UB choruses
Harold Rosenbaum, the award-winning new director of the UB choruses, invites singers from throughout the Greater Buffalo community to train and perform with the two choral ensembles he will direct at the university. Rosenbaum is a choral master par excellence whose astonishing professional reputation derives from 25 years as a conductor of world-class choirs and choruses here and abroad. He is well known in New York City, where he directs seven choirs, three of which he founded.

His work at UB will involve the university choir and chorus, two performing groups with different repertoires and vocal requirements. The UB Chorus performs large-scale works like Brahms' Requiem, Mendelssohn's Elijah and Haydn's Creation. Its size is not limited. The chorus will meet weekly for rehearsals, Thursdays from 7-9:30 p.m. in 250 Baird Hall on the North Campus. There are no auditions. Those interested can sign up at Sept. 10 or 17 rehearsals.

The UB Choir is a smaller group of 30-50 members that requires a higher level of music sight-reading skills and a greater time commitment. It will meet for rehearsal three times a week, from 4-6 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. To schedule auditions for the choir, call 645-600, ext. 1242.

Rosenbaum's choirs have several CDs to their credit, including the popular The Orpheus on the CRI label. HLH Music Productions soon will release a series of edited works under the title Harold Rosenbaum Choral Series.

Grant helps School of Social Work, School 53 establish partnership
Buffalo's School 53 will have an added resource this fall. Student interns from the Graduate School of Social Work will report to an experienced social-work field educator who will work on-site in the East Side elementary school. The part-time position is funded by a $10,000 grant from the Josephine Goodyear Foundation in Buffalo.

"School 53 is an area that has a need for increased services," said Howard Doueck, associate dean for research and program development. "The school community is comprised mostly of families with below-average income and more than 90 percent of its students receive free or reduced-cost lunches.

"An on-site field educator to supervise our students gives us the ability to establish a student unit at School 53 which, in collaboration with students from other UB departments, as well as teachers and other staff from the school, will provide increased services to children and families."

President of New York Fed to give inaugural lecture Sept. 10
William J. McDonough, president of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, will give the inaugural lecture of the UB Invited Speakers Series in Economics at 11:30 a.m. on Sept. 10 in the Center for the Arts Screening Room.

The lecture, sponsored by the Economics Department in the College of Arts and Sciences and Dean Kerry S. Grant, will be free and open to the public.

McDonough, who joined the New York Fed as executive vice president in 1992 and was named president one year later, also serves as the vice chairman and a permanent member of the Federal Open Market Committee, whch is responsible for formulating the nation's monetary policy.

Fraternity chapter receives national award
The Iota Xi chapter of Alpha Tau Omega at UB received an award for excellence in communication at the 73rd National Congress held Aug. 14 in Orlando, Fla. Richard Stinziano, chapter president; Francis DeCrescenzo, treasurer, and Peter Nickerson, chapter faculty advisor, accepted the award.

Alpha Tau Omega, with 143 U.S. chapters, has been recognized for its emphasis on leadership training, community service and student involvement in university life.

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