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UB News 01/03 (Part 2 of 3: Web, local print placements)

By Connie Rieck

Release Date: April 18, 2003

WEB MEDIA

ABCNews.com

Article reports on three cases of familicide in Oregon. Charles Patrick Ewing said that it is not uncommon for men faced with the prospect of ruin to fantasize about killing their family.

AllAfrica.com

Article reports on the rift between the official "Constitution of Kenya Review Commission" and the group, Friends of the National Constitutional Conference. There are allegations of misappropriation of funds in the official group and political undermining by the latter group, of which Makua Mutua and Athena Mutua are members.

Ascribe.org

Article focuses on a study regarding the ways in which companies change essential processes and transfer important information within their organizations. Purdue's Thomas Brush and UB's Catherine A. Maritan conducted the study.

Asia.Cnet.com

Article reports that Dell is adding more hardware to its high-performance clusters and mentions the cluster installed at UB.

bbc.co.uk.com

Article reports on a study by UB's Tracy Gregg which challenges the methods that scientists have used to determine the geologic age of the planet Mars.

Bio.com

Article reports that UB chemist Thomas Szyperski has developed a new, high-throughput method for obtaining nuclear magnetic resonance data that not only has the distinction of potentially performing orders of magnitude faster than conventional methods, but does so more cheaply and with greater precision.

Biocompare.com

UB chemist Thomas Szyperski has developed a new, high-throughput method for obtaining nuclear magnetic resonance data that not only has the distinction of potentially performing orders of magnitude faster than conventional methods, but does so more cheaply and with greater precision.

Biz.yahoo.com

Article reports that Daniel A. Marotta has been named vice president and general manager of Broadcom Corporation's Broadband Communications Business Unit. Marotta received his bachelor's degree in electrical engineering from UB.

Boston.com

Article reports on the protests related to George Pataki's proposed cuts to the higher education budget and tuition increases. Students and the United University Professions union have begun a billboard ad and medial blitz.

Article reports on the retirement of William Greiner as president of UB.

CentreDaily.com

Article reports on three cases of familicide in Oregon. Charles Patrick Ewing is quoted.

ChronWatch.com

Article reprints Wes Carter's editorial in Newsweek magazine.

CornellDailySun.com

Article reports that the Cornell Anti-War Coalition held its first meeting of the semester to organize events protesting the impending US war on Iraq. There is an idea for the group to collaborate with students from UB.

CourtTV.com

Article reports on three cases of familicide in Oregon. Charles Patrick Ewing is quoted.

DailyPress.com

Interview with Michael Dell at the International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, where Dell mentions the UB computer cluster.

DemocratandChronicle.com

Article reports that SUNY trustees have recommended a 41 percent increase in tuition for undergraduates.

DocGuide.com

Article reports that investigators at UB have concluded that concurrent radiation and chemotherapy reduces lung capacity in esophageal cancer patients.

ECommerceTimes.com

Article reports that online consumer trust is building although a UB study has concluded that shoppers still look for the names of "socially entrenched" institutions when deciding whether or not to hand over credit card information.

EContentMag.com

Article reports on RoweCom, a company to whom UB paid $1.3 million in pre-payments for 2003 library subscriptions. RoweCom did not pass the funds on, as required, to pay the publishers. It has re-paid to UB $500,000, but is now in bankruptcy and is unlikely to repay the rest of the money.

E-Dental.com

Article reports that CollaGenex Pharmaceuticals has announced that the first patients have entered a Phase 4 clinical study to evaluate the efficacy of certain drugs in the treatment of adult periodontitis. Sebastian Ciancio is one of several researchers involved in the study.

Education Week (edweek.org)

Article reports on the creation of the Education Innovation Consortium think tank, which focuses on the region's strategies for improving education especially in light of constant budget crises. Donald J. Jacobs is on of the founders.

GoCarolinas.com

Article reports on three cases of familicide in Oregon. Charles Patrick Ewing said that it is not uncommon for men faced with the prospect of ruin to fantasize about killing their family.

HealthandAge.com

Article reports on a UB study which concludes that binge drinking entirely diminishes the protective effect of alcohol. Christopher Sempos said that having seven drinks in one day leads to different health results than having one drink a day for seven days. African-Americans have higher rates of abstinence and binge drinking.

Health-news.co.uk.com

Article reports on a UB study which concludes that binge drinking entirely diminishes the protective effect of alcohol. Christopher Sempos said that having seven drinks in one day leads to different health results than having one drink a day for seven days. African-Americans have higher rates of abstinence and binge drinking.

Article reports that fertility researchers have shown that nicotine and cotinine cause sperm to change in ways that could reduce fertility potential. Lani Burkman was lead researcher of the study.

HealthNewsDigest.com

Article reports that fertility researchers have shown that nicotine and cotinine cause sperm to change in ways that could reduce fertility potential. Lani Burkman was lead researcher of the study.

Article reports on a study conducted by UB's Research Institute on Addictions reports that more than eight in 10 Americans said they played the lottery, visited a casino or tried some other form of gambling in the past year, and that compulsive gambling in increasing.

Article reports that the cult behind Clonaid, the company claiming to have cloned a human being -- are a remnant of the "flying-saucer cults" that originated in the 1970's and 1980's, according to cult expert Phillips Stevens, Jr. associate professor of anthropology at UB.

HealthyWomen.org

Article reports on Sandra Murray's study that concludes that the more valued people feel by their mates, the better they handle the occasional hurts and stresses that come with long-term relationships.

InfoToday.com

Article reports on RoweCom, a company to whom UB paid $1.3 million in pre-payments for 2003 library subscriptions. RoweCom did not pass the funds on, as required, to pay the publishers. It has re-paid to UB $500,000, but is now in bankruptcy and is unlikely to repay the rest of the money.

Innovations-report.com

Article announces that a press conference will be held on Jan. 21 to announce the collaboration between the newly grounded Research Institute for Formal Ontological and Medical Information Systems (IFOMIS) of the University of Leipzig and the leading Belgium software company Language and Computing (L&C). Barry Smith, director of IFOMIS, and professor for philosophy at UB, will be available to answer questions.

Article reports on work by Thomas Szyperski, associate professor of chemistry and biochemistry, that allows researchers to determine the structure of a protein molecule 250 times faster using new computational techniques to improve conventional nuclear magnetic resonance technology.

Innovations-report.com, Jan. 27, article reports on a study by UB's Tracy Gregg which challenges the methods that scientists have used to determine the geologic age of the planet Mars.

Article reports on a study by UB's Hiroaki Suga, UB professor of chemistry, who has discovered a promising new drug lead that works by inhibiting the sophisticated bacterial communication systems called quorum sensing.

JoinTogether.org

Article reports that a $4 million study conducted by UB's William Fals-Stewart, has determined that men who drink alcohol and have a predisposition for physical violence toward their female partners are more likely to be violent on the days they drink alcohol.

KansasCity.com

Article reports that Kmart Corporation is working on a new business plan to exit Chapter 11. The corporation will have to change the way it does business and who it competes with if it is to survive. Arun Jain is quoted.

LSJ.com

Article reports that Kmart Corporation is working on a new business plan to exit Chapter 11. The corporation will have to change the way it does business and who it competes with if it is to survive. Arun Jain is quoted.

Mlive.com (Michigan)

Article reports that Kmart Corporation has a new business plan and intend to exit Chapter 11 within three months. The corporation intends increase sales by promoting itself as the "store of the neighborhood," which Arun Jain says is a good move.

MSNBC.com

Article reports on a study by UB's Tracy Gregg which challenges the methods that scientists have used to determine the geologic age of the planet Mars.

Article reports that William R. Greiner will retire as UB president on June 30.

Article reports that Kmart Corporation is working on a new business plan to exit Chapter 11. The corporation will have to change the way it does business and who it competes with if it is to survive. Arun Jain is quoted.

"My Turn" column by Wesley T. Carter, Jr., who for years worked in the Office of Career Planning and Placement and now is a lecturer in African-American Studies in the College of Arts and Sciences, in which Carter says that when it comes to the issue of racism, the situation in the U.S. is not as bleak as presented in the newspapers.

NewsDay.com

Article reports on the protests related to George Pataki's proposed cuts to the higher education budget and tuition increases. Students and the United University Professions union have begun a billboard ad and medial blitz.

Article reports on the retirement of William Greiner as president of UB.

Article reports on three cases of familicide in Oregon. Charles Patrick Ewing is quoted.

News-Journal.com

Article reports on three cases of familicide in Oregon; fathers who killed their entire families. Charles Patrick Ewing is quoted.

NewsRx.net

Article reports that many young Americans are too fat to fight or be recruited to the military. Carlos Crespo has co-authored a new study which concludes that obesity may be a national security concern.

NewsRx.com

Article reports that the benefits of moderate drinking may not apply to African-Americans. Christopher T. Sempos said that the kind of drinking matters greatly, and binge drinkers do not benefit. African-American men tend to binge drink more than white Americans.

NewScientist.com

Article announces that the world first truly artificial organism, a bacterium which makes an amino acid, has been engineering by researchers in California. Hiroaki Suga of UB, an expert in the subject, agrees that this is a very great accomplishment.

Reuters.com

Article reports on Sandra Murray's study, which concludes that the more valued people feel by their mates, the better they handle the occasional hurts and stresses that come with long-term relationships.

Sci-FiToday.com

Article reports on a study by UB's Tracy Gregg which challenges the methods that scientists have used to determine the geologic age of the planet Mars.

ScienceBlog.com

Article reports on a study by UB's Tracy Gregg which challenges the methods that scientists have used to determine the geologic age of the planet Mars.

Article reports that fertility researchers at UB have shown that nicotine and cotinine cause sperm to change in ways that could reduce fertility potential. The study's results were presented by lead researcher Lani Burkman.

Article reports on a UB study that concludes that binge drinking entirely diminishes the protective effect of alcohol. Christopher Sempos said that having seven drinks in one day leads to different health results than having one drink a day for seven days. African-Americans have higher rates of abstinence and binge drinking.

Article on a study conducted by UB's Research Institute on Addictions reports that more than eight in 10 Americans said they played the lottery, visited a casino or tried some other form of gambling in the past year, and that compulsive gambling in increasing.

ScienceDaily.com

Article reports on a study by UB's Tracy Gregg that challenges the methods that scientists have used to determine the geologic age of the planet Mars.

Article reports on work by Thomas Szyperski that allows researchers to determine the structure of a protein molecule 250 times faster using new computational techniques to improve conventional nuclear magnetic resonance technology.

SMH.com

Article reports on research by UB's Shambhu Upadhyaya to develop software that prevents online break-ins as they occur by generating highly personalized profiles of network users through an analysis of the sequences of commands entered into each computer terminal.

TheAge.com

Article reports on research by UB's Shambhu Upadhyaya to develop software that prevents online break-ins as they occur by generating highly personalized profiles of network users through an analysis of the sequences of commands entered into each computer terminal.

The-scientist.com

Article reports on Jeffrey Skolnick's work to understand, model and predict the currently unfathomable rules of etiquette that govern protein alliances inside the cell on a genomic scale.

Article reports that UB scientists are working on protein-structure determination and were recently awarded a $2 million grant to improve SnB, a software package used worldwide that enables researchers to solve protein structures with virtually no user input.

TimesDaily.com, (Florence, Ala.)

Article reports on three cases of familicide in Oregon. Charles Patrick Ewing is quoted.

UICToday.net

Article focuses on the renewal of UIC's College of Dentistry's Department of Oral Medicine and Diagnostic Sciences, and mentions that historically UB has been one of only a few centers of excellence in this area.

WomensNews.com

Article reports that Erin Brockovich will host a TV show that showcases women who fought for justice and won. Elayne Rappling comments that the show could be a great thing.

LOCAL PRINT MEDIA

NEWSPAPERS

The Buffalo News, Jan. 31, article looks at the life and intellect of Leslie Fiedler, who died on Jan. 29.

The Buffalo News, Jan. 31, article reports on student reaction to the proposed tuition hike. Protests were held yesterday at UB and Buffalo State College, as well as on other SUNY campuses. President Greiner is quoted.

The Buffalo News, Jan. 31, article looks at an upcoming concert by violinist and UB faculty member Movses Pogossian, who will perform Wednesday in Slee Hall.

The Buffalo News, Jan. 31, article previews upcoming concerts including a performance tonight by acclaimed organist Hans Davidsson. A performance will take place Wednesday by Ladysmith Black Mambazo.

The Buffalo News, Jan. 31, commentary discusses Brad Bartoszek's tryout for the NFL at last weekend's Rotary Gridiron Classic.

The Buffalo News, Jan. 30, article reports on Gov. Pataki's budget proposal. Under the plan, funding to SUNY campuses would be cut by $184 million and tuition would increase by $1,200 to $4,600 per year. The plan also proposes to sharply reduce payments under the Tuition Assistance Program by withholding one-third of tuition aid until after a student graduates.

The Buffalo News, Jan. 30, opinion article by Sigmund F. Zakrzewski, UB professor emeritus, noting that the more he donates, the more invitations gets to donate, and suggesting that government spend more on social programs so that suckers like him don't have to pay for everything. He thanks one organization for the brilliant suggestion that he bequest everything he owns to them when he dies.

The Buffalo News, Jan. 29, article reports on this year's State of the Region progress report, which looked at the subject of inequity in Buffalo Niagara and has found that not only are inequities widespread, but perceptions of those inequities are starkly different among racial lines. The article quotes John Sheffer and Kathryn Foster.

The Buffalo News, Jan. 29, article reports that Noco Energy Corp. has won a multimillion dollar contract to supply all of the natural gas used on five local state university and college campuses, including UB.

The Buffalo News, Jan. 29, "Inside UB" column reports:

-- that UB has declined to order coasters that allow women to test their drinks for GHB and other date-rape drugs.

-- that a study conducted by the Research Institute on Addictions has found that men who drink alcohol and have a predisposition to be violent toward their female partners are more likely to be physically violent when they drink.

The Buffalo News, Jan. 29, sports article reports on the women's basketball team's 48-45 victory over Akron.

The Buffalo News, Jan. 28, article reports on research by UB's Shambhu Upadhyaya to develop software that prevents online break-ins as they occur by generating highly personalized profiles of network users through an analysis of the sequences of commands entered into each computer terminal.

The Buffalo News, Jan. 28, article reports on UB's commitment to recruiting local athletic talent and that two area football players have signed to play for UB in the fall.

The Buffalo News, Jan. 28, article reports on a study conducted by the Research Institute on Addictions that shows that gambling is on the increase, with 82 percent of Americans saying that had gambled at some point during the past year.

The Buffalo News, Jan. 28, "Prospectus," an annual business forecast, features Jeffrey Skolnick and the Buffalo Center of Excellence in Bioinformatics on the cover, and takes an extensive look at the Center of Excellence in Bioinformatics, as well as UB's role as an economic development engine.

The Buffalo News, Jan. 28, article reports on how people can get control of their finances, especially after the holidays. Paul Atkinson is quoted.

The Buffalo News, Jan. 28, article reports on the Community Action Coalition, a group of activists who were fiercely opposed to the downsizing of the Buffalo Common Council. Henry L. Taylor is one of the panelists who will address issues ranging from qualifying for a small business loan to the role of cultural institutions.

The Buffalo News, Jan. 28, article reports on a visit to the area by Sen. Charles Schumer to discuss the federal aid plan for Western New York. William Greiner, among others, met with the senator to brief him on the Buffalo Niagara Medical Corridor.

The Buffalo News, Jan. 28, article reports on the "slammer" computer worm which infested a few computers at UB, but was largely eradicated by Monday morning. Voldemar Innus said there was no threat to campus networks.

The Buffalo News, Jan. 27, article looks at campus diversity and affirmative-action admissions policies at five Western New York colleges and universities, including UB. The article quotes law professor Lee Albert.

The Buffalo News, Jan. 27, "Inside UB" column reports:

-- the New York Public Interest Research Group has been working to prevent a tuition increase;

-- that the Governor's budget proposal is due to be released Wednesday and could propose a smaller tuition hike than that included in the SUNY Trustees' budget; and

-- that the College of Arts and Sciences is sponsoring a poetry contest for high school students.

The Buffalo News, Jan. 27, opinion article says that now that President Greiner has announced plans to retire, perhaps UB will start investing in Buffalo.

The Buffalo News, Jan. 27, article reports that Maia Evwaraye-Griffin, a UB senior, was crowned Miss Buffalo 2003.

The Buffalo News, Jan. 26, editorial urges the Western New York congressional delegation to continue to make funding for the Center of Excellence in Bioinformatics a priority.

The Buffalo News, Jan. 26, article reports on the men's basketball team's 87-77 loss to Marshall.

The Buffalo News, Jan. 26, article profiles Roman Polyachenko, a 22-year-old UB student and cheerleader who emigrated to the U.S. from Russia as a child.

The Buffalo News, Jan. 26, opinion piece says that although Congress may grant less than half the money requested for UB's Center of Excellence in Bioinformatics, there is room for hope, especially if Senators Schumer and Clinton make the funding one of their highest priorities.

The Buffalo News, Jan. 26, article reports on the increasing number of Americans who are living to be 100, and quotes Bruce Naughton.

The Buffalo News, Jan. 26, article reports that Kevin Dillon has decided not to run for Erie County Surrogate Court judge. Dillon is a UB law professor and a State Supreme Court judge.

The Buffalo News, Jan. 26, article reports on the national "Justice for Janitors" union campaign, which faces big obstacles in this slow economy. Howard G. Foster says that the union campaign makes sense because janitors are at the bottom of the wage scale where unions have the most important role to play.

The Buffalo News, Jan. 24, article reports that opera singer James Westman will be performing at UB's Slee Hall. Westman also has a weeklong residency at UB.

The Buffalo News, Jan. 24, article reports that the family medicine practice that operated in DeGraff Memorial Hospital for seven years will reopen at 2447 Sheridan Drive. The practice is affiliated with UB.

The Buffalo News, Jan. 24, article reports that Pinchas Zuckerman and Movses Pogossian will perform at Slee Hall.

The Buffalo News, Jan. 23, article reports on the disruptive traffic checkpoints being set up by the Buffalo Police and the tension between the Masiello administration and the Buffalo Police Benevolent Association, and quotes Howard Foster.

The Buffalo News, Jan. 23, article profiles Rachel Martin, a senior on the women's basketball team who joined the squad as a walk-on as a freshman and has matured into a pivotal player on the team.

The Buffalo News, Jan. 22, "Inside UB" column reports:

-- that MTV's "Sorority Life 2" and "Fraternity Life," shows that feature UB students and scenes of campus, will begin airing in February;

-- that The Spectrum is conducting its own reality-based experiment.

The Buffalo News, Jan. 22, article reports on the Lewiston-Porter School Board meeting, which proposed to pay UB graduate students to conduct soil testing to determine what kind of chemicals may have leached onto the property from the nearby Lake Ontario Ordnance Works.

The Buffalo News, Jan. 22, article reports on the upcoming race for Erie County Surrogate Court judge, which could turn into an intense political campaign because of the post's responsibility for doling out millions of dollars in legal work, and quotes law professor James Gardner.

The Buffalo News, Jan. 22, sports article reports on the results of the men's basketball team's 72-66 loss to Ohio University.

The Buffalo News, Jan. 21, article reports that the undergraduate Student Association and members of campus student clubs are showing their support for the Buffalo Sabres by selling tickets to an upcoming home game that include transportation and a post-game party.

The Buffalo News, Jan. 21, article reports on the results of the women's basketball team's 61-35 victory over Cornell yesterday -- in which all 13 players on UB's roster got court time, and 11 of them scored.

The Buffalo News, Jan. 21, pre-game sports article reports on the men's basketball game tonight against Ohio University.

The Buffalo News, Jan. 20, "Inside UB" reports:

-- that the SUNY news release from Friday's meeting placed the tuition-increase proposal near the end of the document;

-- that it would not be surprising if President Greiner remained in his office through the end of 2003;

-- that four letters were stolen from an entrance sign on the South Campus;

-- that UB officials recently unveiled the new Ellicott Food Court; and

-- that Michael Sheridan's work in predicting volcanic flows was included in the Discovery Channel's show "Ultimate Guide: Volcanoes."

The Buffalo News, Jan. 19, article reports on the special treatment Joe Gardella received in Puerto Rico during a recent trip to recruit minority students.

The Buffalo News, Jan. 19, article reports on research being conducted by Tarunraj Singh in the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences designed to help drivers learn how to better navigate hazardous winter conditions.

The Buffalo News, Jan. 19, article reports on a study conducted by UB's Research Institute on Addictions reports that more than eight in 10 Americans said they played the lottery, visited a casino or tried some other form of gambling in the past year, and that compulsive gambling in increasing.

The Buffalo News, Jan. 19, sports article reports that the UB wrestling team won the New York State Collegiate Championship held Saturday in Alumni Arena.

The Buffalo News, Jan. 18, article looks at student reaction to the SUNY trustees' proposal that tuition be increased by $1,400 next year.

The Buffalo News, Jan. 17, article reports that Michael Bernardino, vice president for health affairs and dean of the medical school, has announced he is leaving UB next month for semi-retirement in Atlanta.

The Buffalo News, Jan. 17, article reports that college students in the SUNY system are bracing for what is expected to be the first tuition increase since 1995. The article notes that with mandatory student fees of $1,310 per year, UB is the most expensive SUNY campus.

The Buffalo News, Jan. 17, article reports on the ongoing problems and concerns faced by Hickory Woods homeowners, and quotes Joseph Gardella, who has conducted an analysis that identifies new "hot spots" in the neighborhood and suggests clean-up efforts be expanded.

The Buffalo News, Jan. 17, article announces that Roger E. Kaiser, Jr., was chosen by the Board of Managers to be Erie County Medical Center's new CEO. Kaiser is a UB medical school graduate.

The Buffalo News, Jan. 17, article announces that the Muir String Quartet will return to Slee Hall on Friday for another performance.

The Buffalo News, Jan. 16, editorial praises William R. Greiner and looks at his tenure as president of the university. The editorial calls his presidency "good not only for UB, but good for the community."

The Buffalo News, Jan. 16, article reports that the Center of Excellence in Bioinformatics will receive less than half of the federal funding UB requested this year, a prospect that university officials say will impair, but not cripple, the project.

The Buffalo News, Jan. 16, article reports on the roles various partners must play in the region's economic development, according to plans being developed by the Erie County Industrial Development Agency, and calls on UB to lead strategy efforts. The article reports the 2003 ECIDA budget includes $100,000 for the Institute for Local Governance and Regional Growth to help fund development of a regional economic development strategy.

The Buffalo News, Jan. 16, article focuses on racism and the minority community's contributions to the problem, and quotes Henry Louis Taylor Jr.

The Buffalo News, Jan. 16, sports article reports on the men's basketball team's 69-68 loss to Kent State.

The Buffalo News, Jan. 16, sports article reports on the women's basketball team's 71-65 win over Eastern Michigan.

The Buffalo News, Jan. 16, article profiles the Bulls' star freshman BJ Walker, a 6-foot-9 forward from Cincinnati.

The Buffalo News, Jan. 16, article reports that Matthew D. Schwartz has been offered the job of Buffalo Executive Director of the Office of Strategic Planning. He is a UB graduate.

The Buffalo News, Jan. 15, "Inside UB" discusses whether there is a need for UB's management students to take a stand-alone ethics course, and quotes Howard Foster and Lewis Mandell.

The Buffalo News, Jan. 15, sports article profiles UB wrestler Gary Cooper, a fifth-year senior who has reached 100 career wins and is on track to beat the school record of 102 wins.

The Buffalo News, Jan. 15, article in Gusto section reports that author Ashley Kahn would give a reading Monday at UB on his latest work, "A Love Supreme: The Story of John Coltrane's Signature Album."

The Buffalo News, Jan. 15, article reports that the City of Niagara Falls has acquired a historian, Thomas Yots, who has a master's degree in architecture from UB.

The Buffalo News, Jan. 15, article reports that UB graduate Mike Maser is among the latest candidates being considered for the Buffalo Bills' coaching job.

The Buffalo News, Jan. 14, Page One article reports on yesterday's announcement that William R. Greiner will step down as president of UB on June 30. The article outlines his accomplishments as president and speculates on a possible successor.

The Buffalo News, Jan. 13, article reports on work by Thomas Szyperski, associate professor of chemistry and biochemistry, that allows researchers to determine the structure of a protein molecule 250 times faster using new computational techniques to improve conventional nuclear magnetic resonance technology.

The Buffalo News, Jan. 13, "Inside UB":

-- looks at a one-week course taught last year by Buffalo Mayor Anthony Masiello

-- discusses a column by Wes Carter that ran in Newsweek's "My Turn" section.

The Buffalo News, Jan. 12, article reports on the ramifications of switching to a single U.S.-Canadian currency, and quotes Alan MacPherson, professor of geology and director of the Canada-U.S. Trade Center.

The Buffalo News, Jan. 12, op-ed piece by Jaylan Turkkan, vice president for research, looks at human cloning and some of the issues that make people uncomfortable.

The Buffalo News, Jan. 12, article reports on the women's basketball team's loss to Ball State.

The Buffalo News, Jan. 12, article reports on the men's basketball team's loss to Akron.

The Buffalo News, Jan. 12, opinion piece by Steven B. Sample, former president of UB, discussing the decision by the board of directors of the National Collegiate Athletic Association to eliminate the minimum score on national entrance exams for freshman athletes, which he considered to be a terrible mistake.

The Buffalo News, Jan. 12, article reports on the awards presented at the National Conference for Community and Justice. The Law Enforcement Award will be presented to John M. Grela.

The Buffalo News, Jan. 12, Honor Roll:

-- John M. Canty, Jr., of the medical school has received a $141,750 grant to study sudden cardiac death;

-- Sandra L. Murray, UB psychology professor, will share the American Psychological Association's 2003 Distinguished Scientific Award for Early Career Contributions to Psychology.

The Buffalo News, Jan. 10, article reports that the Graduate School of Education has received a four-year, $1 million federal grant to improve bilingual education in the Buffalo Public Schools and in rural school districts in Western New York.

The Buffalo News, Jan. 10, article reports on a controversial federal program that requires visitors from certain, mostly Middle Eastern, countries to register with immigration authorities, and includes comments by Khalid Qazi, clinical professor of medicine, and Shahid Ahmad, professor of civil engineering.

The Buffalo News, Jan. 9, sports article reports on the men's basketball team's 69-63 loss to Marshall.

The Buffalo News, Jan. 8, a photo shows Jennifer McDonough presenting the Millard Fillmore memorial address at Forest Lawn.

The Buffalo News, Jan. 8, article reports that Robert Bennett, chancellor of the state Board of Regents, will co-teach class at UB during the spring semester.

The Buffalo News, Jan. 8, article reports on people's food cravings and quotes Elizabeth Capaldi.

The Buffalo News, Jan. 8, article reports on the fifth annual "Jobsapalooza," notes the jobs fair was presented by UB and business organizations, and quotes Dan Ryan.

The Buffalo News, Jan. 8, sports article interviews men's basketball coach Reggie Witherspoon, who discusses the team's experiences so far this season, and the games that are ahead of them.

The Buffalo News, Jan. 8, article reports that the Common Council has unanimously confirmed James B. Milroy as the city's new finance commissioner. Milroy teaches at UB.

The Buffalo News, Jan. 8, article reports that Charles J. Naughton has replaced Bruce Fenwick as the Niagara County Legislature Human Resources Director. Naughton received his law degree from UB in 1988.

The Buffalo News, Jan. 7, article reports that UB's Center for Integrated Waste Management will be working with the City of Lackawanna to identify potential brownfield sites for future development.

The Buffalo News, Jan. 7, article reports on the reform efforts underway in the Buffalo Police and Fire departments. In conjunction with the reforms, Jean-Claude Thill is conducting a response-time study.

The Buffalo News, Jan. 7, article reports that Daemon College has purchased a 9,000 square foot house on LeBrun Road for its president to live in. The article notes that UB president also lives on the same street.

The Buffalo News, Jan. 6, article reports on a study by the City of Buffalo Environmental Review Task Force that criticizes the city's review process for environmental projects. Law professor Barry Boyer, a member of the Task Force, is quoted.

The Buffalo News, Jan. 5, Viewpoints article written by Thomas Burkman, director of UB's Asian Studies Program, reports on lessons for the current Iraq situation learned from the U.S. occupation of Japan.

The Buffalo News, Jan. 5, article reports on the 68-60 loss to Penn State by the UB men's basketball team, and the 78-72 loss to Maine by the UB women's basketball team.

The Buffalo News, Jan. 5, article reports that 2002 was a banner year for arts and theater in the area, and refers to two exhibits that were featured in the UB Art Gallery: "Happy's Nightmare" and "Let the Work Begin: Theatrum Chemicum."

The Buffalo News, Jan. 5, article discusses the Buffalo area as an "invention center" and reports that UB ranked third in Western New York in terms of patents received from 1995-99.

The Buffalo News, Jan. 5, article features the neat office and desk of Althea Luehrsen, business development manager for the School of Management, in an article about what the condition of an office says about its occupant.

The Buffalo News, Jan. 5, Honor Roll:

-- announces the appointment of Merrill Dayton as the new chair of UB's Department of Surgery;

-- announces that Ronald J. Krul has been named assistant dean for continuing education in the UB School of Social Work.

The Buffalo News, Jan. 5, article reports on renovations made to six-year-old Courtney Ownes' home. Courtney has had a liver transplant and needs special accommodations; these were designed by UB's School of Architecture and Planning and Foit-Albert Associates.

The Buffalo News, Jan. 4, article reports on James Pennington's attempt to introduce new material showing that evidence used at his trial, which led to his conviction for a "road rage" killing, was flawed and that there was police and prosecutorial misconduct. One aspect of the case involves a lawsuit brought because the forensic pathologist permitted a UB medical student to perform the autopsy on the victim.

The Buffalo News, Jan. 3, article reports that Kate McMeeken-Ruscoe is among five area basketball players nominated for the Creamland Dairies Men's and Women's Collegiate Basketball Student Athletes of the Year award.

The Buffalo News, Jan. 3, article looks as the importance that Cheryl Dozier, head coach of the women's basketball team, places on playing against Top 25 teams.

The Buffalo News, Jan. 3, article reports on the women's basketball team's loss to the University of Colorado women's basketball team, which is ranked No. 25 among women's collegiate basketball teams.

Buffalo News, Jan. 2, article reports that Jobsapalooza, a giant job fair geared to recruiting college students, and launched by UB and local businesses in 1998, will be held.

Buffalo News, Jan. 2, article reports that the town of Wheatfield is "aggressively seeking" funding to build a swimming pool; a UB survey revealed that a pool was the number one recreational need cited by residents.

Business First, Jan. 31, article reports that UB's Board of Trustees has approved the University's 2003-2004 budge request, including tuition increases of up to $1,400 per year per student.

Business First, Jan. 31, article reports that starting in February, each first-year law student will be assigned a mentor for advice and information about the legal profession.

Business First, Jan. 28, article reports that SUNY's Learning Network has increased its enrollment by 34 percent to 19,214 students.

Business First, Jan. 27, article reports that a UB high-tech spin-off, AMBP Tech Corp., has been awarded a $100,000 grant by the National Science Foundation. James Garvey is quoted.

Business First, Jan. 24, article reports that the Greater Buffalo Chapter of the Building Owners & Managers Association has awarded the prestigious Office Building of the Year Award, the "Earth Award" to Creekside Village Community Building for its environmentally sound properties.

Business First, Jan. 24, article reports UB officially has opened its Ellicott Food Court.

Business First, Jan. 24, article reports that ECIDA has approved a $200,000 contract with UB's Institute of Local Government and Regional Growth to produce a regional economic-development program.

Business First, Jan. 17, article reports that UB is negotiating the purchase of the University Inn & Conference Center, which it will use for student housing and as a conference center for university activities.

Business First, Jan. 17, article reports UB has received a $141,750 three-year grant to support research in sudden-cardiac death syndrome.

Business First, Jan. 17, article reports that Michael Bernardino has resigned as UB's vice president of health affairs and dean of the School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences. The article notes that William Greiner also has announced his plans to retire.

Business First, Jan. 16, article reports on a study conducted by UB's Research Institute on Addictions reports that more than eight in 10 Americans said they played the lottery, visited a casino or tried some other form of gambling in the past year, and that compulsive gambling in increasing.

Business First, Jan. 16, article reports on the grand opening of the Ellicott Food Court. Dennis Black said that the $5 million makeover of the vital hub area of Ellicott responds to what today's students are asking for.

Business First, Jan. 13, article profiles Ronald Huefner, SUNY Distinguished Teaching Professor, and his many contributions and accomplishments at UB.

Business First, Jan. 10, article reports that UB Chancellor Robert King has honored 42 SUNY-system faculty members for research and scholarship in the humanities, including Carl Dennis, David Felder, Barbara Tedlock and William Wieczorek.

Business First, Jan. 9, article reports that Erie Community College will offer a certificate program in web-network technology in spring 2003. The program was developed collaboratively by faculty and staff from ECC and UB.

Business First, Jan. 9, article reports that UB's Graduate School of Education has been awarded a $1 million grant to assist area students with limited English proficiency.

Business First, Jan. 9, article reports on a new program to train not-for-profit CEO's and quotes Marianne Sullivan who notes that it is just as important to train non-profit as for-profit executives.

Business First, Jan. 7, article reports that UB will host the annual commemoration of Millard Fillmore, UB's first chancellor. Jennifer McDonough will deliver the memorial address.

Business First, Jan. 7, article reports on Gov. Pataki's three new department heads, including Dan Hogan, a graduate of UB, who was named director of the Governor's Office of Regulatory Reform.

Business First, Jan. 6, article reports that the Margaret L. Wendt Foundation will announce grants totaling $4.5 million to the Hauptman-Woodward Medical Research Institution, Roswell Park Cancer Institute and UB.

The Challenger, Jan. 22, article reports that the College of Arts and Sciences at UB is sponsoring a poetry contest for high school students as part of its increased efforts to introduce high school students to UB.

The Challenger, Jan. 8, article reports that Ashley Kahn, author of "A Love Supreme: The Story of John Coltrane's Signature Album," will give a reading at Allen Hall.

Criterion, Jan. 4, article reports that Ashley Kahn, author of "A Love Supreme: The Story of John Coltrane's Signature Album," will give a reading at Allen Hall.

Amherst Bee, Jan. 22, article reports that UB will open a newly renovated food court in Ellicott Complex this semester.

Amherst Bee, Jan. 22, article reports that the College of Arts and Sciences at UB is sponsoring a poetry contest for high school students as part of its increased efforts to introduce high school students to UB.

Amherst Bee, Jan. 15, article reports that William R. Greiner has announced that he plans to retire as president of UB.

Amherst Bee, Jan. 8, article profiles Geoffrey Sitch, a high school sophomore and one of 30 athletes selected by the US Bobsled/Skeleton Federation to compete in the US Junior National Championships. He qualified after participating in a camp at UB..??