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A change is needed to the parking problem on this campus, but the current proposal is completely asinine ("Proposal Would Ban Freshman Parking on Spine," Nov. 19). The basic idea is to target a group that is not present to defend itself. The Office of Parking & Transportation will take the least flack from the next freshman class because by the time they get to campus the rules would be in place and there would be no way to fight them.
Keith Campbell, professor of animal development at the University of Nottingham in the United Kingdom and one of the top researchers of animal cloning, spoke about his research, the future of cloning and its benefits at a lecture Tuesday night at Daemen College.
The Graduate Student Association's decision to hold its annual election online this year has raised concerns over the security of the voting.
University Police arrested four students Monday night for firing a BB gun at students entering Goodyear Hall, injuring two students in the incident.
Provost Elizabeth Capaldi, one of three candidates for the position of chancellor at the University of Massachusetts Amherst campus, has withdrawn her name from contention.
The University of Massachusetts at Amherst has selected UB Provost Elizabeth Capaldi as one of three finalists for the position of university chancellor.
Students, and young adults in general, rarely concern themselves with what they eat. There are risks, however, involved with the unhealthy binging young adults sometimes engage in - namely, obesity.
The university announced Monday that students will no longer be able to use the word 'dorms' when in or around the university's residence halls. The administrative action comes on the heels of increase in the use of the word throughout the campus.
Last semester, at least two students applying for acceptance into the UB School of Management graduate program were denied because their GPAs did not meet the minimum for acceptance. Although their denial is not unusual, the policy the SOM used to calculate the students' GPAs was.
Three congressmen from Western New York - Reps. John LaFalce (D-Grand Island, Town of Tonawanda), Thomas Reynolds (R-Clarence) and Jack Quinn (R-Hamburg) - met Sunday night at the Center for Tomorrow to discuss topics ranging from school vouchers to immigration laws and their effects on life in the post-Sept. 11 era.
Education, in addition to improving employment prospects, sharpening the intellect and broadening one's horizons, may also be good for one's health. A new study, conducted at UB's Toshiba Stroke Research Center in the School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, revealed that people who did not complete 12 years of education had a higher risk of dying from stroke.
While sleep is generally viewed as a critical and beneficial period of bodily rest, researchers at UB have found that sleeping more than eight hours a day - something familiar to many college students - could lead to an increased risk of death by stroke.
UB is a little greener thanks to UB Green, the university division responsible for recycling across campus. So far, the program has helped save 2,000 trees each year through its work with UB's Computer Information and Technology.
Researchers at UB have discovered a way to detect hundreds of chemicals in a sample substance at a single time, a discovery that has vast applications in a variety of scientific areas, including agricultural, environmental and medical fields.
Substance abusers who also suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder - a combination that has traditionally been very difficult to treat because the stress disorder increases cravings in users - have UB researchers to thank for a recent breakthrough.
Gov. George E. Pataki recently announced over $200 million in state and private funding to establish the Buffalo Center of Excellence in Bioinformatics, which utilizes supercomputers to analyze biological data. The center will be the third of its kind in New York and cements UB as a major player in the emerging field of bioinformatics.
In sharp contrast to previous administrator statements that a student medical center is not, and will never be, an option for North Campus, a health care facility has been proposed for the Lee Road complex, which will someday link Ellicott to the academic spine.
For students pursuing unconventional studies, UB's special majors program offers a way to design a major appropriate for their academic needs.
The University Honors Program recently announced establishment of the Research and Creative Activities Fund, a new grant offered primarily to honors students.
What's happening on campus? That is something I could and maybe should ask myself everyday. The only problem with that question is I receive the same answer everyday. I don't have any idea what's going on. Well then I should try and find out, but where do I go and who do I talk to? This is one question that plagues me as a commuter.