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VOICES…THAT DANCE. Members of the Zodiaque Dance Company perform their fall dance concert last weekend in the Drama Theatre in the Center for the Arts. The concert was one of more than 50 inaugural events held during the month of October in conjunction with the investiture of John B. Simpson as UB's 14th president. (Photo: Nancy J. Parisi)

Higher levels of marker for liver toxicity found in African Americans

African Americans appear to be genetically more susceptible to the toxic effects of alcohol on the liver than whites, a finding that may help explain their higher rates of death from cirrhosis of the liver despite similar levels of alcohol consumption, UB research shows. » Full Story

Davies recognized. UB faculty member Huw M.L. Davies has been awarded a prestigious Arthur C. Cope Scholar Award from the American Chemical Society for demonstrating excellence in the field of organic chemistry.

Pacifica String Quartet to perform. The award-winning Pacifica String Quartet will present the second concert in the Slee/Beethoven String Quartet Cycle as part of the Department of Music's concert schedule for November.

Making reading fun for kids. UB faculty member Melanie Kimball offers tips that parents can use to make reading palatable and pleasurable for their children.

Tschapeller to deliver McHale Lecture. The School of Architecture and Planning's Fall Lecture Series will feature a talk by Austrian architect and McHale Fellow Wolfgang Tschapeller on Nov. 18.

Report on admissions, retention. Kerry Grant, interim vice provost and dean of undergraduate education, updated the Faculty Senate Executive Committee yesterday on admissions and retention issues at the university.