VOLUME 30, NUMBER 33 THURSDAY, May 20, 1999

A family affair

Kristen Kinnear, left, joins her mother, Sandra, and her father,Ted, at Baird Point to celebrate their graduations. All three received UB degrees last weekend. Kristen earned a master's in music performance; Sandra, a doctorate in biochemical pharmacology, and Ted, an MBA. The family is from Chili, N.Y.

More Commencement Photos

UB, ECC plan educational center downtown
Partnership proposing relocation of Educational Opportunity Center to ECC's City Campus

The university and Erie Community College are moving ahead with plans for a partnership that would relocate the Educational Opportunity Center (EOC) to ECC's City Campus and create "an educational center" in downtown Buffalo.


Innovative pharmacy program a hit with patients
An innovative program that operates community pharmacies jointly through the UB School of Pharmacy and Tops Markets, Inc., has resulted in better care for patients and better use of pharmacists' skills, and also is responsible for significantly increasing business in the pharmacies-in one case, more than doubling the number of prescriptions filled.


Top Stories...

· Devices offer independence to the elderly: Study shows low-tech, low-cost aids help frail elderly function, reduce health-care costs
· World-class musicians to perform at 'June in Buffalo': Festival to bring student composers from around the globe
· Silver pledges $1 million for CAT
· High PCB levels found in breast milk of women who eat Lake Ontario fish
· Electronics to replace books? Don't bet on it: Paper vs. computers not an either/or issue, but one of selection, UB librarians say
· Howe elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences
· Very low-fat diet may compromise runners' immune system, study says
· UB 202: new course developed to help students explore career options
· Into the wilderness: Geffner leads UB educational expeditions
· Pharmacy intern's life-saving advice
· RIN Web site offers information on Niagara Region
· 'Smart concrete' could eliminate truck weigh stations

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