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September 22, 1991 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Gay rights activists criticized Gov. Mario M. Cuomo for not standing behind an order that sought to bar military recruiters from a state university. The order issued by New York's Office of Lesbian and Gay Concerns would have banned the recruiters from State University of New York at Buffalo. The order was a protest of the armed forces' refusal to accept homosexuals.
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October 8, 1997 | KENNETH REICH
The National Science Foundation on Tuesday awarded $30 million in grants over a five-year period to establish earthquake engineering research centers at UC Berkeley, the University of Illinois and the State University of New York at Buffalo. The centers will be devoted to finding ways to reduce the cost of and casualties from major quakes. On the Pacific Coast, personnel from eight other universities will be partners in the Berkeley facility, sharing in the federal money. The other schools are UCLA, UC Davis, UC Irvine, UC San Diego, Stanford, Caltech, USC and the University of Washington.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 8, 1997 | KENNETH REICH
The National Science Foundation on Tuesday awarded $30 million in grants over a five-year period to establish earthquake engineering research centers at UC Berkeley, the University of Illinois and the State University of New York at Buffalo. The centers will be devoted to finding ways to reduce the cost of and casualties from major quakes. On the Pacific Coast, personnel from eight other universities will be partners in the Berkeley facility, sharing in the federal money. The other schools are UCLA, UC Davis, UC Irvine, UC San Diego, Stanford, Caltech, USC and the University of Washington.
NEWS
September 22, 1991 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Gay rights activists criticized Gov. Mario M. Cuomo for not standing behind an order that sought to bar military recruiters from a state university. The order issued by New York's Office of Lesbian and Gay Concerns would have banned the recruiters from State University of New York at Buffalo. The order was a protest of the armed forces' refusal to accept homosexuals.
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December 6, 1990 | LARRY GORDON, TIMES EDUCATION WRITER
The University of Southern California's next president will be Steven B. Sample, an electrical engineer and inventor who has been president of the State University of New York campus at Buffalo since 1982 and is credited with strongly boosting that school's academic reputation.
NEWS
December 10, 1990 | LARRY GORDON, TIMES EDUCATION WRITER
Especially on a slushy winter day, the stark and modernistic campus of the State University of New York seems about as far as you can get in American academia from the rosy-brick quadrangles and bicycle paths at USC. Many classroom buildings at SUNY Buffalo are connected with second-story walkways so students and teachers can avoid the infamous snowstorms that blow in from Lake Erie. Nowhere can be seen a skateboard or a Frisbee.
ENTERTAINMENT
September 27, 1986 | Associated Press
Irving Feldman recently was named the 50th recipient of the $10,000 Academy of American Poets Fellowships for "distinguished poetic achievement." Feldman is the author of eight collections of poetry, most recent among them, "All of Us Here." He is professor of English at the State University of New York at Buffalo.
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August 9, 1990 | BETH KLEID, Arts and entertainment reports from The Times, national and international news services and the nation's press
New CalArts Dean: Composer David Rosenboom, 42, director of the Center for Contemporary Music at Mills College in Oakland, has been named dean of music at CalArts in Valencia. He succeeds Alan Chaplin, who has served as acting dean for the last two years. Rosenboom has previously served on the faculties of the State University of New York at Buffalo, the University of Illinois and York University in Toronto.
NEWS
September 21, 1991 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
New York Gov. Mario M. Cuomo's gay rights office has ordered the State University of New York at Buffalo to bar military recruiters from campus because the armed forces will not accept homosexuals, officials said. The ruling, which stems from a complaint filed in October by a lesbian law student, could eventually affect all 64 campuses in the nation's largest public university system, state officials said.
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March 7, 1996 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
When it comes to times of stress, researchers find, the most reassuring companion isn't your sweetheart--it's your schnauzer. A new study found that people who were put into stressful situations showed the least amount of tension when accompanied by their dog. The stress levels were highest when the subjects were with their spouses, according to a study at the State University of New York at Buffalo's medical school.
NEWS
December 10, 1990 | LARRY GORDON, TIMES EDUCATION WRITER
Especially on a slushy winter day, the stark and modernistic campus of the State University of New York seems about as far as you can get in American academia from the rosy-brick quadrangles and bicycle paths at USC. Many classroom buildings at SUNY Buffalo are connected with second-story walkways so students and teachers can avoid the infamous snowstorms that blow in from Lake Erie. Nowhere can be seen a skateboard or a Frisbee.
NEWS
December 6, 1990 | LARRY GORDON, TIMES EDUCATION WRITER
The University of Southern California's next president will be Steven B. Sample, an electrical engineer and inventor who has been president of the State University of New York campus at Buffalo since 1982 and is credited with strongly boosting that school's academic reputation.
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January 3, 1991 | CLAUDIA PUIG, Arts and entertainment reports from The Times, national and international news services and the nation's press
Wright Chair Stolen: A house designed by Frank Lloyd Wright in Buffalo, N.Y., has been closed to the public temporarily following the theft of a Wright-designed oak chair valued at up to $70,000. A new security system will be installed at the Darwin Martin House, said Bruno Freschi, of the State University of New York at Buffalo. A tour guide said the thief could have hidden in the house Saturday and then waited until a security guard and caretaker left before taking the 40-pound chair.
NEWS
May 6, 1994 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
An American employee at Germany's main nuclear research center has been arrested for spying for Communist East Germany from 1977 to 1989, authorities said. The expatriate, identified as Jeffrey Schevitz, is a former anti-Vietnam War activist at UC Berkeley who later taught sociology at Washington University in St. Louis and the State University of New York at Buffalo before moving to Germany in 1975. Schevitz's wife, Beatrice Altman, is also under investigation for espionage, her attorney said.
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