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UB News 08/02

By Connie Rieck

Release Date: December 5, 2002

A report on major stories in the news media during the month of August 2002 involving the University at Buffalo, its faculty, staff and students. If you are interested in receiving a copy of a story in this log, please contact Connie Rieck in the Office of News Services at 645-5000, ext. 1420, and she will gladly fill your request.

NATIONAL PRINT MEDIA

Newspapers

The Washington Post, Aug. 27, article reports on responses sent by educators to the Post, after the Post asked what teachers did in the summer which could help their students. Donald Pollock wrote that he visited a traditional Chinese medicine specialist, a spiritualist healer, a naturopath and a homeopath.

The Washington Post, Aug. 14, article reports on a study by UB's Timothy F. Murphy, which shows that people who have chronic obstructive pulmonary disease can end up with exacerbated symptoms when they contract a new bacterial infection.

The Washington Post, Aug. 13, article reports on Donald Rumsfeld's surgery, where a type of anesthesia that blocks specific nerves was used, and eliminates the need to be "put under." Mark Lema said that only about a dozen centers in the U.S. use peripheral nerve catheters, but they are becoming more popular.

USA Today, Aug. 30, article reports that the Pentagon will ask a U.S. appeals court to rule that the military, and not a federal judge, may decide when a U.S. citizen can be held indefinitely as an enemy combatant. Lee Albert says that the Hamdi case is "where the tire hits the road," and that it may go all the way to the Supreme Court.

USA Today, Aug. 19, article reports that Indiana University was crowned the nation's No. 1 party school in the annual Princeton Review. UB is ranked No. 6. UB administrators called the survey irresponsible and unscientific. (Also reported in the Minnesota Star-Tribune.)

USA Today, Aug. 7, article reports that states across the nation are increasing the tuition of public universities; states are required to balance their budgets, but are not required by law to fund universities. SUNY schools had among the lowest increases of national universities.

Chronicle of Higher Education, Aug. 9, article reports on UB's Web portal, MyUB, which consolidates basic information that students need to register, pay tuition and check email. Voldemar A. Innus says that the portal has improved the university's ability to retain freshman, especially because MyUB notifies students regarding the due dates for their bills, which they then pay on time.

The New York Times, Aug. 6, article discusses the idea that sunlight might actually prevent some kinds of cancer. Vitamin D seems to inhibit tumor growth, but is toxic at high dosages. Donald Trump, professor of molecular biology and immunology, discusses the new evidence.

The New York Times, Aug. 2, opinion piece by Makau Mutua, professor of law, regarding the Congo Peace Accord, in which he expresses skepticism that the accord will hold since the basic problem of democracy in Rwanda has not been addressed.

Los Angeles Times, Aug. 14, article reports on a study by UB's Timothy F. Murphy, professor of medicine and microbiology, that shows that people who have chronic obstructive pulmonary disease can end up with exacerbated symptoms when they contract a new bacterial infection.

Chicago-Sun Times, Aug. 18, article profiles Barbara Makuch, a Buffalo resident who started her career as a double agent with the FBI when she reported a plan to bomb a local NBC-TV affiliate and the UB student union in June 1971.

The (Albany) Times Union, Aug. 20, article reports on Thomas Golisano's offer to donate millions of dollars to UB's football program if the university agrees to change its name to New York State University. UB officials have not commented on the offer.

The (Albany) Times Union, Aug. 13, editorial calls the increases at SUNY professional schools fair, and says that they should not have been made in a stealth-like manner and that they affect only a select few who should be made to pay their fair share.

The (Albany) Times Union, Aug. 7, article reports on the increases in tuition for graduate and professional schools in the SUNY system. The increases were passed as "emergency" regulation. No increases are planned for undergraduate schools.

Newsday, Aug. 22, article reports on families performing an annual late summer ritual -- shopping to outfit their child to leave the nest and go to college, and interviews parents whose children will go to UB.

Newsday, Aug. 11, article reports on the difficulty that researchers have in identifying "cancer clusters." Many factors over large time periods are involved, making it difficult to identify where the cluster exists, never mind determining why it does. Peter Rogerson said that many clusters are simply going unnoticed.

Newsday, Aug. 6, article reports that SUNY is increasing tuition for students in its medical, law and some other professional school under an emergency regulation filed by the system's administrators.

(Rochester) Democrat and Chronicle, Aug. 20, article reports on Thomas Golisano's offer to give millions of dollars to the UB football program if the school changes its name. UB officials have refused to comment on the offer.

South Bend Tribune, Aug. 7, article reports on a UB study entitled "Traffic Light Diet", which evaluated the eating habits of families with obese children. The families began a healthier diet and found that their kids lost weight and their grocery costs were reduced significantly.

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Aug. 1, article reports on a UB survey which found that white wine drinkers have better lung functions than teetotalers or beer and liquor drinkers.

Democrat and Chronicle, Aug. 30, article reports that Lehigh defeated the UB Bulls in the season opener.

AIDS Weekly, Aug. 5, article reports on a study conducted by Gene Morse and Lori Esch, where HIV positive patients underwent intensive adherence intervention - training/counseling sessions -- prior to beginning their drug therapies. Patients were far more likely to adhere to the program and remain healthier when they understood the disease and the treatment and dosage regiment.

Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Weekly, Aug. 5, article announces that Kenneth E. Leonard has received a MERIT award from the NIAAA.

Heart Disease Weekly, Aug. 4, article reports that Avandia, an insulin sensitizer, appears to have significant anti-inflammatory effects in diabetics. The research was presented to the American Diabetes Association by Paresh Dandona.

Women's Health Weekly, Aug. 1, article reports on a study co-authored by Jo Freudenheim, which indicates that women with breast cancer often come from a geographic "cluster." They live in a certain environment at a specific time in their lives.

Wire Services

Associated Press Newswires, Aug. 20, article reports on Thomas Golisano's offer to donate millions of dollars to UB's football program if the university agrees to change its name to New York State University. UB officials have not commented on the offer.

United Press International Aug. 14, article reports on a study by UB's Timothy F. Murphy that shows that people who have chronic obstructive pulmonary disease can end up with exacerbated symptoms when they contract a new bacterial infection.

Associated Press Newswires, Aug. 14, article reports on a study by Timothy F. Murphy, which shows that people who have chronic obstructive pulmonary disease can end up with exacerbated symptoms when they contract a new bacterial infection.

Associated Press Newswires, Aug. 6, article reports on the increases in tuition for graduate and professional schools in the SUNY system. The increases were passed as "emergency" regulation. No increases are planned for undergraduate schools.

Magazines

Elle, August 2002, article reports on UB's study that suggests that profound life decisions are influenced by inconsequential factors such as a person's name -- Georgias tend to live in Georgia, Denise to become a dentist.

Science News, Aug. 31, article explores the connection between inflammation and diabetes. There is evidence that inflammation, a natural process in the human body, precedes and predicts diabetes. Paresh Dandona says that inflammatory agents block insulin action.

Crain's Detroit Business, Aug. 18, article reports that UB gave a grant of $200,000, as well as lab space and access to its biochemistry expertise, in hopes that a new company, HandyLab, will develop technology that would generate royalties for the university.

The Exceptional Parent, Aug. 1, article mentions the late Robert Guthrie, who developed a newborn screening test for phenylketonuria in 1961.

Parenting, Aug. 1, article reports on a study by Brett Pelham that examines how a person's attachment to his name influences major life decisions.

NATIONAL TELEVISION

WOKR-TV, Channel 13 (Rochester)

Segment reports that MTV may be filming reality TV on the UB campus.

WUHF-TV (Rochester)

Segment reports that reality TV may be coming to the UB campus.

WICU-TV (Erie)

Segment reports that MTV is looking at the Greek system at UB.

WBBR-TV (Baton Rouge)

Segment reports that UB has been ranked No. 6 in the Princeton Review's survey of the best party schools.

NY-1 Cable Channel 1 (New York City)

Segment reports that the Princeton Review ranks UB as one of the nation's top party schools.

KTVK-TV (Phoenix)

Segment reports that the Princeton Review ranks UB as one of the nation's top party schools.

WNYW-TV (New York City)

Segment reports that the Princeton Review ranks UB as one of the nation's top party schools.

WLS-TV, Channel 7 (Chicago)

Segment reports that UB scientists report a link between air pollution and diabetes.

News 14 Carolina Cable

A study at UB concludes that employees are almost twice as likely to call in sick the day after drinking.

INTERNATIONAL PRINT MEDIA

Canadian Press, Aug. 29, article reports on the relationship between Canada and the United States, which is complicated and often troubled. Alan MacPherson, however, says there are few changes since September 11.

Toronto Star, Aug. 22, article reports on the "double cohort," the huge class graduating from Ontario high schools this year. Many students will apply to UB because they will be attracted by the university's relatively affordable tuition, says Joseph Hindrawan.

INTERNATIONAL TELEVISION

CHCH-TV (Hamilton, Ontario)

Interview with John Mohawk at the Cattaraugus Seneca Reservation about the White Corn Project. Includes a visit to the White Pine Café.

WEB MEDIA

DemocratandChronicle.com

Thomas Golisano has offered to give millions of dollars to the UB football program if the school changes its name. UB officials have refused to comment on the offer.

Drkoop.com

A study by Alan Lockwood has established a strong statistical correlation between the prevalence of diabetes and the level of air pollution.

Eastandard.net

Opinion piece on the human rights movement looks at Makau Mutua's work in that field, and notes that African leaders who are allied with the West are far more likely to get away with committing atrocities. Mutua has recently published a book with explores discrepancies in the way abuses are treated and the moral ambivalence that accompanies some, but not other abuses.

GraciasDoctor.com

A UB study conducted by Tiejian Wu shows that minorities and men have significantly poorer oral health than whites in the U.S. Oral health may be a risk factor in heart disease, stroke, diabetes and other chronic conditions.

HealthNewsDigest.com

Enrollment is up 26 percent at UB's pharmacy school, and starting salaries for graduates are high, due to a nationwide shortage of pharmacists. Wayne K. Anderson says that entry-level workers are earning salaries as high as $100,000 per year.

Article reports on David Fineberg's work to created a "Living Anatomy Program" simulator where virtual "organs" will feel, smell and respond like living tissue. Surgeons will be able to use the simulator to perform training surgeries that they otherwise encounter only rarely and in extreme emergencies.

Health-news.co.uk

A study by Alan Lockwood has established a strong statistical correlation between the prevalence of diabetes and the level of air pollution.

HealthScout.com

A study by Timothy F. Murphy shows that people who have chronic obstructive pulmonary disease can end up with exacerbated symptoms when they contract a new bacterial infection.

A study by Alan Lockwood has established a strong statistical correlation between the prevalence of diabetes and the level of air pollution.

HealthWomen.org

A study by Timothy F. Murphy shows that people who have chronic obstructive pulmonary disease can end up with exacerbated symptoms when they contract a new bacterial infection.

IvillageHealth.com

A study by UB's Timothy F. Murphy shows that people who have chronic obstructive pulmonary disease can end up with exacerbated symptoms when they contract a new bacterial infection.

MedScape.com

A study by Timothy F. Murphy shows that people who have chronic obstructive pulmonary disease can end up with exacerbated symptoms when they contract a new bacterial infection.

Merqurio.com

A study by Alan Lockwood has established a strong statistical correlation between the prevalence of diabetes and the level of air pollution.

NandoTimes.com

Indiana University was crowned the nation's No. 1 party school in the annual Princeton Review, and UB is ranked No. 6.

Newsday.com

Article reports on families performing an annual late summer ritual -- shopping to outfit their child to leave the nest and go to college, and interviews parents whose children will go to UB.

Article reports on the difficulty that researchers have in identifying "cancer clusters." Many factors over large time periods are involved, making it difficult to identify where the cluster exists, never mind determining why it does. Peter Rogerson said that many clusters are simply going unnoticed.

Article reports that SUNY is increasing tuition for students in its medical, law and other professional schools under an emergency regulation filed by the system's administrators.

ReutersHealth.com

A study by Timothy F. Murphy shows that people who have chronic obstructive pulmonary disease can end up with exacerbated symptoms when they contract a new bacterial infection.

LOCAL PRINT MEDIA

NEWSPAPERS

The Buffalo News, Aug. 31, article reports on UB's architecture students, who are installing various projects in Allentown, including a windmill that produces electricity. Some of the projects are whimsical and some functional.

The Buffalo News, Aug. 31, sports article reports on first-time starter Randall Secky's performance, which was not of star quality. Coach Jim Hofher watched the videotape and said the camera never lies.

The Buffalo News, Aug. 31, article reports on Tom Golisano's ideas that aren't working. His offer to donate millions if UB agrees to change its name has been met with silence on behalf of UB officials.

The Buffalo News, Aug. 28, article reports that more UB students are studying abroad at the same time that fewer foreign residents are enrolling at the university. Reason for the declining enrollment is that U.S. embassies are screening applicants with increased scrutiny after September 11, says Stephen C. Dunnett. Rhona Cadenhead says UB students understand the importance of learning about other cultures.

The Buffalo News, Aug. 28 article profiles Sally Kus, UB's new volleyball coach, who focuses on reviving a love of the game in her players, rather than on winning conference titles.

The Buffalo News, Aug. 28, article reports on UB Bulls players, who are very young; 15 are freshmen. Jim Hofher says that in time, they will have the experience they currently lack.

The Buffalo News, Aug. 28, article reports on the Buffalo Common Council's plan to reduce its size by four -- with three of the seats belonging to African Americans. Henry Louis Taylor says that the dispute will evolve into the politics of payback.

The Buffalo News, Aug. 27, an opinion piece from a "two-time UB grad" opposes Tom Golisano's proposal to change UB's name in exchange for a donation to upgrade the football program.

The Buffalo News, Aug. 27, an opinion piece voices support for Tom Golisano's proposal to change UB's name in exchange for a donation to upgrade the football program.

The Buffalo News, Aug. 27, article reports that billboard companies are making legal challenges to Western New York town ordinances that prohibit billboard advertising along their highways. Lucinda Finley, professor of law, says that free speech issues can be successfully challenged in court.

The Buffalo News, Aug. 27, article reports on a study by two Stanford researchers that questions the value of an MBA degree. However, David Frasier, who heads UB's MBA program, says that many companies will recruit only MBA graduates for certain positions.

The Buffalo News, Aug. 22, article reports on new agreements negotiated between UB and Kaleida Health and ECMC, the area teaching hospitals, regarding the training of medical students. William Greiner said the new agreements make it clear who is responsible for the teaching programs and who the faculty are.

The Buffalo News, Aug. 22, article reports on Tom Golisano's proposal that UB change its name in return for a gift to support its football team.

The Buffalo News, Aug. 22, article reports that UB teams playing at the Pepsi Center will be charged "non-resident" fees, which are about $25 per hour more than resident fees.

The Buffalo News, Aug. 22, article focuses on the lives of Kurt Taulbee, a UB graduate, and his partner, Meka Aiken, who have given up their jobs in Corporate America, started a sailboat sales business and fulfilled their dream to sail in regattas.

The Buffalo News, Aug. 22, opinion piece notes that while we complain of all the mistakes Buffalo makes, like locating the North Campus in Amherst, there is one mistake Buffalo did not make -- building a tunnel under Gates Circle.

The Buffalo News, Aug. 21, article reports on Tom Golisano's offer to donate money -- possibly millions of dollars -- to UB's football program, if UB agrees to change its name to New York State University. The article quotes Arthur Page, who said that the university does not comment on conversations regarding potential gifts.

The Buffalo News, Aug. 21, article reports that the Iroquois White Corn Project, lead by John Mohawk, is doing very well; the corn is being marketed to a number of restaurants all over the country, although the object of the project is to encourage Native farmers to stay on their land and continue growing it.

The Buffalo News, Aug. 21, article reports that New York State will match all contributions made to the Alzheimer's Disease Assistance Fund on taxpayer's income tax returns and that UB School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences was the recipient of a grant.

The Buffalo News, Aug. 21, article reports that the United Way will fund a project to improve relations between the community and the Buffalo Police Department. Part of the training will include a Hip-Hop Youth Summit held at UB.

The Buffalo News, Aug. 20, article reports on UB's ranking in the Princeton Review as the No. 6 "party school" in the nation. Elizabeth Capaldi dismissed the ranking, saying it has no validity. Dennis Black said that the school has an aggressive substance-abuse program.

The Buffalo News, Aug. 20, article reports on the UB Bulls football team's significantly improved defense. Jim Hofher said UB was playing very representative college football defense last year.

The Buffalo News, Aug. 20, article reports on the "health" of the Niagara River, which has improved significantly over the past decade because toxic waste has been sealed in place. John Vena notes that there is still a lot of poison in the river's sediment.

The Buffalo News, Aug. 20, article reports on Joel Giambra's comment that he will study several scenarios for the allied health programs now at the ECC North Campus, including moving them to available space on the UB South Campus.

The Buffalo News, Aug. 20, opinion piece describes the joys of being a primary-care physician and is written by Howard E. Sperry.

The Buffalo News, Aug. 19, article reports that Surajit Sen has received a patent for a new process that uses shock waves to find land mines that evade traditional metal detectors.

The Buffalo News, Aug. 18, opinion piece by UB's John Larkin discusses the lessons learned in Vietnam and how they may apply to Iraq.

The Buffalo News, Aug. 18, article discusses how times change, what changes, and why things change. Lionel Lewis, professor emeritus of sociology at UB, says that our "folkways" change as technology and culture changes.

The Buffalo News, Aug. 18, article reports that Rachel Tzvia Back has published a study of Susan Howe, professor of English at UB and one of the nation's most important poets.

The Buffalo News, Aug. 17, article reports UB has moved away from dorm-style rooms and is unveiling its fifth complex built in five years, Creekside Village.

The Buffalo News, Aug. 17, article reports on the state of religion among young adults and interviews a number of UB students who describe their faith -- or lack thereof.

The Buffalo News, Aug. 16, article reports that Rudolph W. Giuliani, Katie Couric, Amy Tan, Bill Bradley and Mae Jemison will give lectures as part of this year's Distinguished Speaker Series.

The Buffalo News, Aug. 16, article reports on the announcement of the scientific advisory board of Buffalo Center of Excellence in Bioinformatics. Elizabeth Capaldi said that assembly of the board is an important step in the creation of the center, and Jeffrey Skolnick commented that the prestigious board puts Buffalo in a leadership position.

The Buffalo News, Aug. 14, article reports on the UB Bulls football team's first pre-season controlled scrimmage.

The Buffalo News, Aug. 12, article reports on the prospects for the UB Bulls football team in its fourth year in Division I-A.

The Buffalo News, Aug. 11, article reports on the local reaction to President Bush's plan to remove Saddam Hussein. Frank Zagara notes that a preemptive strike would run counter to American foreign policy since the Truman administration.

The Buffalo News, Aug. 11, opinion piece written by retired professors Murray Levine and Adeline Levine calls for a federal law requiring the reporting of reasonable suspicions of corporate financial irregularities and fraud.

The Buffalo News, Aug.11, article reports UB's Center of Excellence in Bioinformatics has received a grant of $1.5 million from the Oishei Foundation.

The Buffalo News, Aug. 11, article reports the William J. Jusko has been named chair of the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences in the School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences.

The Buffalo News, Aug. 9, editorial looks Al Gore's politics of left-wing populism, in which political science professor James Campbell notes that even Bill Clinton did not hobnob with "the average guy."

The Buffalo News, Aug. 9, article reports on UB Bulls' offense, with Jim Hofher saying, "We have to do better."

The Buffalo News, Aug. 9, article reports that a UB student and the Cheektowaga Citizens Coalition president were taking air samples when they discovered black ooze bubbling up from the ground outside the Bellevue Fire Hall.

The Buffalo News, Aug. 9, article reports on a new book of watercolors of the region compiled by V. Roger Lalli, a UB graduate.

The Buffalo News, Aug. 8, article reports that Sarah G. Finnegan, clinical assistant professor of pediatrics, will receive a $30,000 grant from the Knight Templar Eye Foundation.

The Buffalo News, Aug. 8, article reports on a handwriting-recognition conference being sponsored by UB's Center of Excellence in Document Analysis and Recognition. UB's Sargur Srihari will present his research.

The Buffalo News, Aug. 8, article discusses the question of who will be quarterback this year for the UB Bulls football team. Jim Hofher said that Randall Secky is ready to go.

The Buffalo News, Aug. 8, article reports on the impact of global warming on the Buffalo area in which Helen Domske, associate director of the Great Lakes Program, suggests that in 50 years all our winters will be a repeat of last year's: fewer storms, but of greater intensity.

The Buffalo News, Aug. 7, article reports on tuition increases that will occur this fall for UB law, medical, pharmacy, dental and physical-therapy graduate students. The deans of each school comment on the necessity for the increases.

The Buffalo News, Aug. 7, article reports that residents of Buffalo Niagara got healthier during this past decade. Rita Ryan, associate professor of pediatrics, is quoted.

The Buffalo News, Aug. 7, article reports on the time-management strategies of three college students, including Kristen Goodmote, a junior at UB.

The Buffalo News, Aug. 6, article reports on this year's class of UB Bulls football recruits, focusing on Ramon Guzman, a freshman from the Bronx.

The Buffalo News, Aug. 6, article reports on the Eastern Regional Conference of the Council of State Governments, in which a former UB professor, Richard Florida, who now is at Carnegie Mellon University, advised Buffalo area-leaders to focus on the strengths of UB and the area's unique attributes in retooling the local economy for growth.

The Buffalo News, Aug. 6, article reports on "weekend warriors" who save their intense physical workouts for Saturday and Sunday, in which Frank Cerny is quoted.

The Buffalo News, Aug. 6, article reports that the 2002 International Brass Quintet seminar for high school students is being held at UB this week under the auspices of the UB Music Department and under the leadership of Jon Nelson.

The Buffalo News, Aug. 5, article reports on a Buffalo Building Trades Development Partnership, a pre-apprenticeship program designed to create a pool of qualified construction workers. One part of the program, "soft skills" training, takes place at UB.

The Buffalo News, Aug. 5, article reports that a UB study shows that HIV patients who receive counseling and medical treatment are healthier after one year than those who do not. Lori Esch and Gene Morse are quoted.

The Buffalo News, Aug. 4, article reports on the Incredible Shrinking City of Buffalo. Its authors give concrete ways in which the city must change or die and cite UB's bioinformatics center as one of the few bright lights that must be exploited to the area's benefit.

The Buffalo News, Aug. 4, article reports on the changing curriculums of area colleges, attuned to sustainability and mentions that new majors for bioinformatics are being created, including a graduate program at UB.

The Buffalo News, Aug. 4, opinion piece by Henry Louis Taylor, Jr., warns about the fallout that will occur if a public referendum is held to decide whether the Buffalo Common Council is downsized.

The Buffalo News, Aug. 4, article about the problems that immigrants from Africa and the Caribbean face being integrated in the local black community quotes Henry Louis Taylor, Jr.

The Buffalo News, Aug. 4, article reports on this year's UB Bulls football recruiting class.

The Buffalo News, Aug. 4, article reports that Myung Mi Kim is joining the faculty of the UB Poetics Program.

The Buffalo News, Aug. 4, article reports that Erie County's forests are being rejuvenated to make them more accessible to visitors. UB is co-managing a new Environmental Education Center.

The Buffalo News, Aug. 3, article reports on the bobblehead doll, a toy created 50 years ago that has been re-discovered and can be personalized, and is being marketed by Alan Steinberg. Marianne Sullivan notes that marketing plans are very important for entrepreneurs like Steinberg.

The Buffalo News, Aug. 3, article announces that Evelyn Thompson has joined UB's basketball coaching staff.

The Buffalo News, Aug. 2, article looks at DNA testing, its reliability and the increasing number of convictions made based on this kind of evidence, and notes it is possible that the person who raped and murdered a UB student may still be found.

The Buffalo News, Aug. 2, article reports that UB's annual football fest will be held on Sept. 14 in Alumni Arena.

The Buffalo News, Aug. 1, article reports the John Sheffer has been named head of the search committee for a new planning director of the City of Buffalo.

The Buffalo News, Aug. 1, article reports on the preparations for the National Night Out, an annual anti-crime celebration. One such event will be held at Allen Hall on the South Campus.

Buffalo News, Aug. 1, article reports on new courses and program being offered/planned at UB, notably in conjunction with the focus on bioinformatics.

LOCAL BROADCAST MEDIA

RADIO

WBFO Radio

Segment reports that Pat Benatar will perform at UB.

Segment reports on Tom Golisano's offer to donate millions to the UB football program if the school changes its name to New York State University.

UB will train doctors for Kaleida and ECMC. William Greiner discusses the issues.

Interview with Dennis Black to discuss the opening of Creekside Village.

Segment reports on the Science Advisory board at UB.

Segment looks at this year's Distinguished Speaker series.

Segment announces that UB will study terrorism.

Segment reports on the 89 dental students who received their white coats at The White Coat Ceremony.

Segment reports that Trico may leave Buffalo; Harold Star discusses the issues.

Segment looks at business ethics; Howard Foster discusses the issues.

Segment reports on an HIV study being conducted at UB.

WBEN Radio

Segment reports that MTV will shoot a new show at UB.

Segment announces the Buffalo Sabres new marketing campaign. Arun Jain discusses the team.

Segment reports on Tom Golisano's offer to donate millions to the UB football program if the school changes its name to New York State University.

Segment reports that UB has been ranked as 6th on the list of top party schools by the Princeton Review. Chris Oliver discusses the issues.

Segment reports on a study by Timothy F. Murphy, which shows that people who have chronic obstructive pulmonary disease can end up with exacerbated symptoms when they contract a new bacterial infection.

Segment discusses the law requiring public companies to file statements with the SEC attesting to their financial statements; Louis Mandell discusses the issues.

WNED-AM Radio

Professor Smith discuses Gov. Pataki's Sept. 11 observance plans.

Segment announcing that UB has been awarded an Alzheimer's grant.

Segment reports on Tom Golisano's offer to donate millions to the UB football program if the school changes its name to New York State University.

UB will train all doctors for Kaleida Health and ECMC.

TELEVISION

WGRZ-TV, Channel 2

Segment looks at the Bulls' upcoming season.

Segment previews UB's football game against Lehigh.

Coach Jim Hofher discusses the Bulls at a College Football Luncheon.

MIT is requiring freshmen to live on campus. Segment interviews William Greiner, who is trying to move more students on campus.

Segment focuses on a welcome back party at UB and looks at a possible TV show being filmed at UB. "Sorority Life" show is mentioned as possibly filming a segment for MTV.

Interview with scholarship recipient Mai-Leen Colon at the Diefendorf Annex.

Segment reports that UB has been ranked as sixth on the list of top party schools by the Princeton Review. Includes interview with William Greiner.

Segment reports on Tom Golisano's offer to donate millions to the UB football program if the school changes its name to New York State University.

Reaction from UB students to Tom Golisano's offer to donate money to the football program.

Segment reports on that the White Coat Ceremony was held at UB.

Segment looks at UB Bulls Media Day with scenes of UB Stadium and a team photo. Jim Hofher discusses the UB Bulls.

WIVB-TV, Channel 4

Segment reports on the UB Bulls opener against Lehigh.

Segment reports that the UB Bulls are kicking off the 2002 season tonight and interviews Jim Hofher about the coming season.

Segment mentions that MTV will shoot a show at UB.

Segment reports that cable network MTV's search for new reality TV stars is focusing on UB and interviews Dennis Black, who says he does not know what the exposure will be until the programming is over.

Segment focuses on "Back to School" issues and shows students moving in.

Segment looks at going back to school and being safe at school, with an interview with Dennis Black.

Interview with Dennis Black to discuss the opening of Creekside Village.

Segment discusses the UB Bulls and interviews Randall Secky, Chad Bartozek and Jim Hofher.

Segment reports UB will train doctors for Kaleida and ECMC, and includes interviews with Bill Greiner, Susan Graham and Michael Bernardino.

Segment reports that UB has been ranked as sixth on the list of top party schools by the Princeton Review.

Segment reports on Tom Golisano's offer to donate money to UB if the university changes its name.

Segment reports students received their white coats during the dental school's White Coat Ceremony.

Researchers at UB discover the cause of lung disease flare ups. Timothy Murphy says the flare ups are causing people to be admitted to the hospital. Sanjay Sethi says there is increasing mortality from bronchitis and emphysema.

Segment announces that tuition will go up for some SUNY students.

Segment on SUNY UB Bulls who kick off the 2002 season; Jim Hofher discusses the upcoming season.

Segment on the conjoined twins from California who have been separated includes interview with Robert Plunkett, associate professor of neurosurgery, who said both girls have good brain tissue.

WKBW-TV, Channel 7

Segment reports on the UB Bulls opener against Lehigh.

Segment about the UB Bulls includes an interview with Jim Hofher.

UB is at Lehigh tonight. Jim Hofher and Chad Bartoszek discuss the team.

Segment showing scenes from the UB Bulls game.

At a Western New York college football dinner, Coach Hofher discusses the UB Bulls.

Segment on the Bulls, past games, scenes at the stadium, Hofher and team members discussing the team.

Segment reports that MTV will be shooting video for two new reality TV shows at UB. Dennis Black is interviewed and discusses reality TV.

Business First segment reports that UB is working on a handwriting program.

Segment reports that Pat Benatar is performing at a UB pep rally tonight at UB Stadium.

Segment announces that Tom Golisano is in town and discusses his offer to donate money to UB if the university changes its name.

Interview with Tom Golisano about his offer to donate money to UB's football team.

Segment announces that Pat Benatar is coming to UB.

Segment reports on a Department of Justice racial profiling study, which will involve Buffalo City and community leaders, as well as the UB policing center.

Segment reports that UB has been ranked as 6th on the list of top party schools by the Princeton Review.

Segment reports on that 145 future doctors received their white coats at the annual White Coat Ceremony, which is held every year for beginning medical students.

Segment reports on a study by Timothy F. Murphy, which shows that people who have chronic obstructive pulmonary disease can end up with exacerbated symptoms when they contract a new bacterial infection.

UB Coach Jim Hofher named Randall Secky as the Bulls starting quarterback. He said that Secky has earned his spot.

Business First segment discussing using work computers for personal use; Harvey Axelrod discusses the issue.

Segment about Vietnam, Agent Orange and diabetes. Alan Lockwood discusses the issues.

Segment about UB Media Day, showing UB stadium name, UB Bulls logo, and a discussion with Jim Hofher about the Bulls.

WNLO-TV, Channel 23

Segment reports on the UB football game, the first of the season.

Segment mentions that students from UB are expected to be featured on the MTV show "Sorority Life" and interviews Dennis Black about the issues people have with reality television.

Tom Golisano discusses his offer to donate money to UB' football program if the university changes its name.

WPXJ-TV, Channel 19

Results of the UB Bulls football season opener.

Segment previews UB's football kickoff.

Segment reports that Pat Benatar is performing at UB.

Segment about the Buffalo Prep program, interviewing UB student and scholarship recipient Mai Leen Colon.

Segment reports on Tom Golisano's offer to donate millions to the UB football program if the school changes its name to New York State University.

Segment looks at UB Bulls Media Day, with a UB Bulls photo shoot and a discussion with Coach Jim Hofher.