VOLUME 33, NUMBER 13 THURSDAY, December 6, 2001

Photo: Nancy J. Parisi


Members of the Zodiaque Studio Dance Ensamble perform during a sold-out show, "Trading Spaces," Sunday in the Black Box Theatre in the Center for the Arts.

UB gets second NSF IGERT grant
$2.7 million to create multidisciplinary training program for biophotonics scientists

From biosensors to photodynamic cancer therapy, the intersection of biology and light is replete with promise for medicine, sensors, diagnostics and even computers.


FSEC denounces tuition hike proposal

Members of the Faculty Senate Executive Committee agree with their colleagues at Fredonia State College that SUNY must establish a rational tuition policy, but denounced a resolution calling for a tuition increase recently approved by the Fredonia Faculty Senate as a politically motivated attempt by the state to "dupe" faculty into asking for an increase.


Top Stories...

· Targeting distressed areas: "Healthy homes" initiative takes aim at housing hazards
· End-of-life decisions examined
· Ambassadors bring their world to kids: Mission of WLI program is to ensure that world is just a handshake away
· IREWG schedules film festival for spring: Film introduction by director Maureen Gosling among highlights og annual series
· Holstun wins Deutscher: Prize is one of most prestigious in the English-speaking world

· Slowing cancer-cell growth: Plant-based fats shown to slow prostate cancer growth in mice
· Food-service renovations planned: Facelift would turn Student Club area into "village square" for Ellicott residents
· Changing progress-toward-degree policy: FSEC to consider removing "R" grades from being counted as courses attempted

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