Weigel Health Center

Medical Care, Education Are at the Core of Weigel’s Services

Health services at Buffalo State College began in 1917, when Ruth Houston was put in charge of first-aid assistance. The system of care has since evolved into Weigel Health Center, a fully staffed medical facility that provides a full range of health-care services for thousands of students each year.

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Geology students

Earth Sciences Field Trip Provides Students with Solid Lessons

Six faculty members from the Earth Sciences and Science Education Department took 18 majors on a departmental field trip in early October. Many earth science courses involve field trips, but this outing was unique because it was department-wide, and majors had a chance to get to know their professors and each other better.

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Buffalo State Tackles Violence through DOJ Grant

Buffalo State received a $300,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Justice to continue work started in 2006 by the Violence against Women on Campus (VAWOC) initiative. The three-year project aims to raise awareness, increase reporting, and decrease incidents of sexual assault, rape, intimate partner violence, and stalking on campus and in the community.

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In the News

Anne and Milton Rogovin

Rogovin Is Focus of Events Celebrating His Life and Career

The date was October 3, 1957, and Milton Rogovin, a Buffalo optometrist, World War II veteran, and social-justice advocate, was being grilled by the House Un-American Activities Committee. For Rogovin, the celebrated social documentary photographer who turns 100 on December 30, this period of his life was one of the most difficult. He was honored last weekend with events in the Burchfield Penney Art Center.

Calling America’s Bluff on Internet Gambling

It’s fair to say that the American approach to Internet gambling, which is legal in much of the rest of the world, is absurd. State laws are wildly inconsistent and sometimes hypocritically excessive (Joseph Kelly, professor of business, quoted).

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Buffalo State’s Charles Kenyon, dean of students, on H1N1 virus prevention and vaccinations for students.