This article is from the archives of the UB Reporter.


Published: October 21, 2004

Kah Kyung Cho, SUNY Distinguished Teaching Professor in the Department of Philosophy, College of Arts and Sciences, delivered the keynote speech, "The Imperative of Grounding Phenomenology on Tradition," at the first Phenomenology for East Asia Conference (PEACE) held in Hong Kong. Cho drafted the PEACE mission statement, which was published on the PEACE Web site and distributed to more than 70 phenomenological organizations across the globe.

Sherry L. Pomeroy, clinical assistant professor in the School of Nursing, has been selected to be a post-doctoral scholar in gerontologic nursing by the John A. Hartford Foundation Institute for Geriatric Nursing, part of the New York University Division of Nursing. The program, now in its seventh year, and cosponsored this year by the American Journal of Nursing, is designed to foster new gerontological nursing researchers. Its long-term goal is to augment the contributions of nurse researchers toward enhancing evidence-based practice and improving the quality of health care for older adults.

Jonathan S. Dewald, UB Distinguished Professor in the Department of History, College of Arts and Sciences, has been awarded the Roland Bainton Prize by the Sixteenth Century Society for his "Europe, 1450-1789: Encyclopedia of the Early Modern World." Dewald is editor-in-chief of the six-volume encyclopedia, which was published by Scribner's in June 2004. He will formally accept the award at the society's annual banquet, to be held this month in Toronto.

The School of Management has been ranked one of the top 50 global centers of research on Management of Technology (MOT), according to the International Association for Management of Technology (IAMOT). Management of Technology is a diverse, interdisciplinary field that teaches managers how to plan, develop and implement technological capabilities that will enable their companies to achieve their strategic and operational objectives.

Reggie Witherspoon, who is in his sixth season as head coach of the men's basketball program, was one of 25 Western New Yorkers honored recently at the 32nd Annual Black Achievers in Industry Awards dinner. Recipients were selected by their employers or other sponsors. Since 1973, more than 900 people have been honored.

Linda Brodsky, professor of otolaryngology and pediatrics, and director of the Department of Pediatric Otolaryngology at Women and Children's Hospital, has received a Distinguished Member Award from the Association of Women Surgeons.