One of the most gruesome historic displays of human cruelty, an event that led to the death of more people than the Roman Conquest of Carthage and the Spanish Inquisition, is almost non-existent in the historical record.
The consequences to students being caught providing minors with alcohol, both on campus and off, have lead to confusion over police jurisdiction.In two separate incidents this year, comparable violations on and off campus were handled very differently by the University Police.
Performing complex and eccentric compositions, the UB Contemporary Ensemble displayed its taste for the unusual and challenged the minds of the audience as surely as it tested the abilities of the musicians Monday evening in Baird Hall.
To Robert Channing, every mind is like an open book.The mentalist, a performer, lecturer and mind reader, astonished UB's student body Monday night at Slee Hall by demonstrating both his extrasensory perception and sense of humor.Channing has been dumbfounding audiences for nearly 20 years, and has used his mind-reading talents on celebrities like Robin Williams, Whitney Houston and former-President William Clinton.
A new discipline that combines the realms of biological and photonic studies, biophotonics, shows great potential for rewarding developments in medical diagnosis and treatment, visual applications, and data analysis.And sometimes, it also rewards money.UB announced Tuesday that it has received a $2.7 million dollar grant from the Natural Science Foundation to establish the nation's first comprehensive, multidisciplinary training program for biophotonic scientists.
A majority of residents of Hadley, South Lake and Flint villages and Flickinger Court are now without functional microwaves, leaving students to cook the old-fashioned way - on the stove or in the oven.The University Residence Halls and Apartments recently notified residents that the microwave units installed above the apartment stoves have been recalled by the manufacturer.The Kenmore-brand unit, manufactured by Whirlpool Corporation, allows a buildup of grease inside, leading to a possible fire hazard, said Joseph Krakowiak, director of the University Residence Halls and Apartments.
They never make it look easy, but somehow the UB Bulls' men's basketball team keeps finding ways to pull off a close game.Louis Campbell's leaner off the glass with 11 seconds to play gave the Bulls a thrilling 73-72 win over the New Hampshire Wildcats before 882 fans at Alumni Arena Saturday night.
The arrival of the Christmas season was heralded last weekend at UB's Center for the Arts with The American Academy of Ballet's performance of Tchaikovsky's classic "The Nutcracker," directed by Maris Battaglia.Those who found their ways out of the library or away from the mesmerizing glow of the computer screen found themselves surrounded by the holiday spirit and family tradition."It brought back some poignant memories with the music and the performance of the kids," said Kerry-Ann Shaw, a 23-year-old UB graduate student.