VOLUME 31, NUMBER 29 THURSDAY, April 27, 2000

photo by: Nancy J. Parisi

High spirits

UB junior Jason Majewski and performer Tanya Aljoe perform an impromptu jitterbug as part of a Vegas showgirls performance held in the Student Union Monday as part of Senior Celebration.

UB to celebrate 154th commencement
Wels, Denman to receive UB's highest award, the Chancellor Charles Norton Medal

The Chancellor Charles P. Norton Medal, UB's highest award, will be given to Philip B. Wels, a UB alumnus and respected surgeon long active in community and university affairs, and posthumously to the late Hon. M. Dolores Denman, a UB Law School graduate and noted jurist, during UB's 154th general commencement, to be held at 10 a.m. May 14 in Alumni Arena on the North Campus.

FSEC hears report on judging teaching
A report prepared by the Faculty Senate Teaching and Learning Committee says that the university must encourage, nurture and reward faculty teaching accomplishments just as it does with research accomplishments in order to maximize instructional effectiveness..


Top Stories...

· Report outlines transportation needs: Environment and Development Clinic urges UB to recognize "moral responsibilities"
· Rehab outcomes stored at UB: Database could set the standard for Medicare reimbursement
· Greiner endorses pesticide report prepared by ETF
· Trial run of CMS to begin in the fall: Task force recommends Blackboard CourseInfo for electronic course management
· FSEC looks at classroom conduct policies: The most annoying disruptions come from cell phones, pagers and beeping watches
· Misery is a great instructor: Delphonse's new approach to teaching typing is "revolutionary"
· Fannie Mae contributes $20,000 to UCI housing project
· Inpatient care still important: Outpatient alcoholism treatment doesn't work for everyone

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