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THANKS FOR YOUR SUPPORT. Satish K. Tripathi, provost and executive vice president for academic affairs, presents an Igniting Ideas Award to U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer at the UB Business Partners Day luncheon held on Monday in the Center for the Arts. Schumer received the award in recognition of his strong support of UB's New York State Center of Excellence in Bioinformatics and Life Sciences. (Photo: Nancy J. Parisi)

Eye institute meets challenge

A $225,000 grant from the Margaret L. Wendt Foundation and a $220,000 grant from a national organization, Research to Prevent Blindness, have helped push UB's new Ira G. Ross Eye Institute over goal in meeting a $3 million challenge. » Full Story

Films to enhance Joyce celebration. A three-day festival screening films on the life and work of author James Joyce will be presented in conjunction with the eighth annual Bloomsday Buffalo Celebration.

Jackson trial a new "low." Whatever the outcome, the Michael Jackson trial represents a low point in TV's continued trivialization of the U.S. legal system, according to UB media critic Elayne Rapping.

Meds and therapy for ADHD kids. A new UB study of treatments for children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) has found that combining behavior modification therapy with medication is the most effective way to improve the behavior of many ADHD children.

Newman Centers present lectures. The Newman Centers are showcasing UB experience and knowledge in its third annual summer lecture series.

Identifying breast-cancer risk. Exposure to carcinogens in traffic emissions at particular lifetime points may increase the risk of developing breast cancer in women who are lifetime nonsmokers, a study by UB epidemiologists and geographers has found.

Making a difference. Students from the School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences are having an impact on patients at three community health centers.