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ALFRESCO DINING. Tuesday's picture-perfect weather prompted (from left) Joelle Tyler, Denise Katus and Sharon Chimera of the Research Foundation Human Resource Services staff to enjoy their lunches on the plaza outside Crofts Hall. (Photo: Sue Wuetcher)

Simpson pledges support for athletics

A pledge to provide the institutional leadership and support to make UB's athletics teams, including football, successful in the Mid-American Conference was reaffirmed yesterday by President John B. Simpson. » Full Story

June in Buffalo. June in Buffalo, the annual festival and conference dedicated to composers, will take place Monday through June 11 at locations on the North Campus.

Ten-Commandments case. The U.S. Supreme Court will be challenged to draw a line between what is religious and what is historical or cultural when it soon rules on two cases involving the Ten Commandments, according to UB law professor Lee Albert.

UB recognizes inventors. UB last week recognized 42 faculty members and researchers at a Scholars, Inventors and Entrepreneurs Reception.

Repeating a grade. UB education professor LeAdelle Phelps says that the best way for parents to react to the news that their child should repeat a grade is to focus on helping the child understand that the recommendation is for their own good.

Court likely to side with file-sharing companies. UB law professor Shubha Ghosh says that the Supreme Court likely will uphold a ruling that companies offering copying technologies cannot be held liable for copyright infringements of users.