VOLUME 30, NUMBER 30 THURSDAY, April 29, 1999

Medal of Science

In a ceremony held Tuesday at the White House, Eli Ruckenstein, SUNY Distinguished Professor in the UB Department of Chemical Engineering, receives the National Medal of Science, the nation's highest honor for scientific achievement, from President Clinton.

Faculty members to receive Norton Medal
Eli Ruckenstein, Robert Creeley to be honored with university's highest tribute

Eli Ruckenstein and Robert Creeley, University at Buffalo faculty members honored this year with top national awards in their fields, will receive the Chancellor Charles P. Norton Medal, UB's highest tribute, at the university's 153rd commencement ceremony May 16.


UB's 153rd commencement set for May 16
Wolf Blitzer, CNN's senior White House correspondent and a 1970 UB graduate; Lucille Clifton, Western New York native, poet and author twice nominated for a Pulitzer Prize, and Clifton A. Poodry, UB alumnus and director of the Division of Minority Opportunities in Research at the National Institutes of Health, will receive honorary degrees at the university's 153rd commencement.



· Ooz Fest '99

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