Students, faculty and staff gathered in the Center for the Arts for the seventh annual University Convocation Thursday afternoon to honor UB's strongest leaders and brightest talents.The convocation began with a somber procession by the Thundering Herd, UB's marching band, as the flags of the United States and the university's 15 schools and colleges were carried aloft.
Last week, UB announced its athletics program will be the subject of a year-long, intensive study as part of the National Collegiate Athletics Association Division I certification program.As a result of joining D-I in 1993, the university is required to undergo a self-run study in an effort to ensure commitment to honesty and equity in the university's athletic programs.Barbara Ricotta, dean of Student Affairs and chair of the study committee, said the study will examine both negative and positive aspects of the athletics program.
Last season, the Bulls were a missed 21-yard field goal away from pulling off a major upset against perennial MAC East title contender, the Miami of Ohio RedHawks.On a field more fitted to bobsledding or ice fishing than football, they ran wild over the RedHawks, amassing a season-high 290 yards rushing in former Bulls' Head Coach Craig Cirbus's last game.
A week after hijacked planes destroyed New York City's Twin Towers, Gov. George E. Pataki introduced legislation that, if passed, will provide family members of those killed in the attacks with full scholarships to SUNY institutions or comparable aid to non-public academic institution.Pataki announced plans Sept.
A proposal that would require faculty members to conduct research relevant to the community as a condition for tenure is currently under review by the Faculty Senate Executive Committee.Robert G.
After compensating for what has become a familiar last-minute turn of events, Fall Fest drew a small but devoted following to Alumni Arena Monday night, giving those who postponed mid-term studies an energetic, nearly flawless show.Following the Sept.
Students looking for fun in the sun this spring break will have to search no farther than the Student Union.Plans to offer at least two trips during UB's 2002 spring break are in the works by the Student Association, Sub Board I, Inc. and Schussmeisters Ski Club.
An attempt by a UB aerospace engineering professor to explain a basic concept may someday lead to a Bulls quarterback training with computer-analyzed passes.William Rae, a SUNY Distinguished Teaching Professor at UB, is currently in the process of extracting data from wind-tunnel tests performed on one of Buffalo's most ubiquitous fall items: a football."I came to it by the back door," said Rae.
If you passed Emily Cox in a Knox hallway, you'd never guess she's a great goalkeeper. Her slender frame and pretty face would fool you at first glance, but if you ever come to RAC Field you'll see a fierce competitor.She currently has 61 saves for the Bulls, including a career-high 18 saves earlier this season against Boston University.