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BRAIN POWER. While UB students were away on spring break last week, hundreds of middle school students descended on Knox Hall to prove that "Math is Everywhere." Sixth graders from Allendale Elementary School in West Seneca (above) joined forces to solve some "everyday" math problems. The event was sponsored by the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences and the Gifted Math Program. (Photo: Sue Wuetcher)

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All aboard. UB has entered into an agreement with a new vendor to provide bus transportation services to campus, beginning May 16.

Life's flukes spell success for Knopf. Odd happenings have taken the new chair of the Department of Theatre and Dance to "a lot of good places."

Quartets to complete cycle. Two outstanding string quartets—the Miami String Quartet and the Daedalus String Quartet—will perform the final two concerts next month in the Slee/Beethoven String Quartet Cycle for 2004-05.

Focusing on the "forgotten." While developmental disabilities traditionally haven't received a great deal of emphasis in the field of social work, new UB faculty member Patrick Shannon has focused his work and energy on a group of people who, he says, "typically get left out."

Snow challenge. A team of UB engineering students beat 12 competing teams to take top honors in the Clean Snowmobile Challenge held recently in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan.

UB’s "Red Hot Mama." WBFO staff member Kelli Bocock-Natale spends her time away from campus working in the Buffalo theater community, most recently as Sophie Tucker.

The Reno-Coulter "show." Ideological opposites Janet Reno and Ann Coulter "debated" before a raucous crowd in Alumni Arena as the latest offering in UB’s Distinguished Speakers Series.

Fee increase proposed. The comprehensive student fee would rise by $41 a semester for full-time undergraduates and $30.50 for full-time graduate and professional students under a proposal by Dennis Black, vice president for student affairs.

Athletics key for UB’s image. UB's student athletes overall are doing well in the classroom, despite two teams failing to earn acceptable scores in a still-provisional program that measures academic performance, the Faculty Senate Executive Committee was told yesterday.