Harvard has Henry Kissinger. Columbia had Al Gore. UB had Tony Masiello.While most students spent the winter intersession away from the classroom, 55 graduate students in the School of Management spent a week learning at the feet of recently re-elected Buffalo Mayor Tony Masiello.
It's embarrassing. When I tell people I know I go to UB, of which fact I am very proud of, they immediately say to me, "Wow, Joe, you must be rich to go to that college where they pay their teachers $8,000 a week for teaching a class!"Then I have to tell them, "Oh, no.
The New Era Cap Company, the official manufacturer of Major League Baseball caps as well as UB Bulls apparel, has come under increased scrutiny in recent months by college activists, sweatshop foes and labor rights advocates who criticize the corporation's practices in the United States and abroad.Locally, the company has received press for a half-year-old strike at its Derby, N.Y.
In the midtown Manhattan headquarters of Andersen, the global consulting company, making professional connections is a routine occurrence.
"They are like their own beer: froth on top, dregs at the bottom, the middle excellent."- Voltaire, referring to the BritishIn 1773, a group of Bostonians, (a level-headed group of Americans as any - "Nomar!") decided having a country of their own would be, quote, "really cool."In order to be granted a country, one of two things needs to happen: win a war or ask the United Nations.
Randy Rocchio and Nick Zieziula of the UB men's tennis team took the 2002 Milwaukee Tennis Classic by storm, advancing to the doubles tournament quarterfinal before bowing out to the number-one-seeded team of Travis Parott and Peter Malacek from the University of Portland 8-4.
According to figures recently released by the state, UB ranked near the top of both public and private colleges and universities in New York state in academic research and development funding for the year 2000.UB led SUNY schools with expenditures of $187.7 million, and placed fourth in the state overall, trailing only top-spenders Cornell University, Columbia University and the University of Rochester, respectively.
As our lives reflect the moment we enter history, the dominant generational style of our youth (the sound of its music, the look of its movies), so one's approach to education is a product largely of the decade of one's higher education.
With the Christmas season come and gone, Packers quarterback Brett Favre showed the type of generosity that is only paralleled by that fat jolly guy who has a propensity for bouncing little boys and girls on his knees.In fact, he gave Giants defensive end Michael Strahan something the 30-year old monster of a man had been wishing for his whole life, or at least since his football career began at Westbury High School in Texas at age 17.He gave him the dream of all behemoth's who are willing to line up against men who mirror themselves in appearance and subject themselves to getting their eyes gouged, their heads kicked, and their jewels stepped on; all for the chance to lay a clean shot on some prima donna quarterback who probably makes as much in endorsements as these guys make in their contracts.Favre gave Strahan the sack record.
While a record 82.3 inches of snow shut down much of Buffalo and grabbed national headlines during winter break, UB administrators and students remaining on campus were left none the worse for wear, due in part to emergency preparedness plans that have been improved upon with each successive storm.During the five days from Christmas Eve until Dec.
Over four months have passed since the Sept. 11 attacks, and while some of the families of the victims have moved on with their lives, many others still have not found any sense of closure.