The executive’s daughter
Claire Brady discusses father’s role as CDS executive director, impact on her life
Upon attending UB, Claire Brady began to comprehend why her father’s schedule did not permit him to see her often. Her dad, Jeff Brady, is now the executive director of UB’s Campus Dining & Shops (CDS). He works from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. six days per week and, occasionally, he works on Sundays. Throughout her four years at UB, Brady has witnessed her father’s passion for food and its effect on people’s lives, and she has become appreciative of her father’s work. He has even influenced her to become involved with campus dining.
A passion for the mind
Psychology professor Gabriel is beloved by students
Metaphorically turning people into vampires or wizards isn’t the only way Dr. Shira Gabriel explores her interest in the human mind. At UB, she instructs Psychology 101, a 400-level course and a graduate-level course. She is beloved by many of her students, which means a lot to the professor, who earned her Ph.D. at Northwestern University.
A dynamic dream
Former UB student, brother form rap group Dynamic Inkline
It’s a 70-degree September day and Kevin Lewis feels like he’s in a dream.
With lights illuminating the dark stage of the Ithaca State Theatre, Lewis peeks out from backstage and sees the first two rows of faces followed by shadows of people that look like they go on for miles.
UGA offers students new way to see the world
SA geography club aims to connect geography students, affect entire campus
Founded in November 2012, the Undergraduate Geography Association (UGA) provides a social forum for students interested in geography to network with one another and learn and discuss geography’s effect on people’s lives.
The musical mountain climber
UB student William LaShomb approaches music and life as an adventure
William LaShomb isn’t the average front man of a local band.
The sophomore biomedical sciences major with a passion for adventure is currently struggling with the decision to pursue a career as a doctor or continue striving to become the next big musician.
A harmonizing repertoire
Renowned flutist Emi Ferguson teaches importance of musicality at UB and Julliard
Emi Ferguson, whose performances have been praised by the Vancouver Sun as “hauntingly beautiful,” is now an adjunct assistant professor of music at UB and a flute performance expert. She is driven by her passion for the musicality, history and sound of classical flutes, particularly from the baroque era of the 17th and 18th centuries. She has performed all over the world, working with renowned composers, and occasionally still does. Today, she commutes between UB and Julliard teaching students the fundamentals of sounds in music.
Saturday Night Live
Last Glee Club concert of the fall semester this Saturday night
Members of Glee Club perform some of today’s popular hits for music lovers to enjoy. In addition to their own shows, the club has performed at the LBGTQ Fashion Show, Jewish Student Union Coffeehouse, Relay For Life and other events. Members will perform for the last time this semester on Saturday at 1:30 p.m. in the Student Union Auditorium.
The new man in charge
Alum Stutzman looks to make mark on UB’s wrestling team as new coach
John Stutzman had several eye-opening experiences while coaching around the world. The excitement and fast-paced lifestyle don’t faze him; in fact, it suits him perfectly. His high motor and intense personality led him to become a dominant 150-pound wrestler for the Bulls from 1995-98. Now – after guiding Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania to a 97-56-1 record over the past eight years – Stutzman returns to his alma mater using that same drive.
Protecting her goal
UB soccer player White defies medical history to become D-1 keeper
Mckenzie White, a junior goalkeeper on the women’s soccer team, came to UB her freshman year on an athletic scholarship. At that point, she’d already been going against her doctors for years. She was told to stop playing – that her legs and feet couldn’t handle it, that she was “born with a bad set of wheels,” that she needed to drop her ball and try swimming or biking – but White knew things about herself the seven doctors who told her to stop playing couldn’t understand.
Fine dining in the Student Union
The Tiffin Room is a hidden North Campus gem for a calm lunch experience
The Tiffin Room, UB’s only full-service, sit-down restaurant, offers filling salads, hearty sandwiches and paninis, build-your-own burgers and entrees like pasta and pizza.
On UB’s hectic North Campus, the Campus Dining & Shops (CDS) restaurant is intended to provide an environment for students, faculty and staff to dine with real silverware and enjoy casual meetings or sit-down lunches with colleagues.