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NICE TO MEET YOU. President John B. Simpson chats with UB students during a "meet and greet" session Tuesday morning on the South Campus that followed one held on Monday in the Student Union on the North Campus. The two-hour sessions were organized by the Office of Student Affairs. (Photo: Mark Mulville)

Simpson investiture set for Oct. 15

John B. Simpson will be recognized officially as UB's 14th president in an investiture ceremony at 3 p.m. Oct. 15 in the Mainstage theater in the Center for the Arts, North Campus. » Full Story

"The Donald" to open Distinguished Speakers Series

Donald Trump, chair and president of The Trump Organization and producer and star of NBC-TV's "The Apprentice," will open the 2004-05 edition of the Distinguished Speakers Series, which will highlight topics of national, international and interplanetary interest. » Full Story

Symposium honors Genco. Scientists from around the world will convene in Buffalo Sept. 10-12 to discuss the latest research on the links between oral and systemic diseases in a symposium honoring UB's Robert J. Genco, an international leader in the field of dental research.

Pharmacy appplications jump. Applications for the professional pharmacy degree program at UB for the 2004-05 academic year more than doubled over last year, reflecting a nationwide demand for pharmacists and the school's national reputation.

Sex on the reef. UB biologists will dive alongside millions of spawning corals in an attempt to discover genomic clues as to how symbiosis is established in hard corals.

Easing that trip to the dentist. Going to the dentist could be considerably more pleasant for patients, less time-consuming for dentists and less costly to the health-care system if a new study being undertaken by UB oral biologists goes as expected.

New program links architecture with media study. UB is blazing the academic trail with a new dual master's-degree program in digital architecture.

Kids have an effect on their neighborhoods. The Children's Geography Project reveals how significantly children impact their inner-city neighorhoods.