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«  November 2006  »

Lecture: Manchester Information Session

In this recording, Lee Ann Grace, assistant dean, International and Exchange Programs, discusses how students may spend a semester, or even an entire academic year, studying in England without breaking the bank. This information session covers such topics as how earning credits abroad can apply to your degree requirements, financial aid, scholarships, and more.

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Community

Community: Wellness Festival Part I

In this podcast, Health and Wellness student Shashawnah Smith interviews participants from the Wellness Festival, a day-long event promoting healthy lifestyle activities. Participants discuss health tips, ways to increase activity, and the importance of prevention and awareness for improved quality of life.

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Community

Lecture: Work, Parenting, and Feminism

In this podcast, Bethany Delecki-Earns, philosophy major, discusses, "Work, Parenting, and Feminism." Part of the Philosophy and Humanities Department lecture series.

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Philosophy

Community: Wellness Festival Part II

In this podcast, Health and Wellness student Tristan Jordan interviews participants from the Wellness Festival, a day-long event promoting healthy lifestyle activities. Participants discuss health tips, ways to increase activity, and the importance of prevention and awareness for improved quality of life.

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Community

Lecture: Why Can't We Be Happier?

Professor Jim Grunebaum presented the discussion "Why Can't We Be Happier?" as part of the Philosophy and Humanities Department lecture series.

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Philosophy

Symposium on Africa: Keynote Address

At the Symposium on Africa, faculty and guest speakers provided an overview of the current challenges and problems that the African continent has faced and continues to face. This program included the speeches "Finding Anne Frank in Rwanda: A Diary of Genocide," by Drew Kahn, associate professor, Theater Department and (keynote address) "Child Soldiers and International Humanitarian Law in Sierra Leone," by David Rosen, Professor of Anthropology and Law, Fairleigh Dickinson University. The symposium was coordinated by the African and African American Studies Interdisciplinary Unit.

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Theater

Fashion: Erin Habes, Owner of Sweet & Dirty Boutique

Elaine Polvinen, professor, Technology Department, interviews Erin Habes, '03, bachelor of science, fashion and textile technology, owner of the Buffalo boutique Sweet & Dirty. In this interview, Habes discusses her store, recommends tips for future fashion entrepreneurs, and more. This interview, one in a series, was coordinated by Elaine Polvinen to highlight the Fashion and Textile Technology program.

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Fashion

Fall Colloquial Speaker Series: Kent Keating

Amherst native Kent Keating, founder of the search engine Kanoodle, was the featured speaker at the Fall Colloquial Speaker Series (sponsored by the School of the Professions and the Continuing Professional Studies Office). In this recording, Keating discusses his business philosophies and the changing nature of the Web.

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Technology

Panel Discussion: The Intelligent Design Controversy and the Art of Communicating Science

In November 2006, Buffalo State hosted a screening of the documentary Flock of Dodos, an acclaimed film on the intelligent design versus evolution controversy. Prior to the screening, a roundtable discussion on The Intelligent Design Controversy and the Art of Communicating Science was held at the University at Buffalo. Participants included David Henry, associate professor, Elementary Education and Reading Department, Flock of Dodos writer and director Randy Olson, Donna Fernandes, Executive Director, Buffalo Zoological Society, and others.


Lecture: Question and Answer Session with Randy Olson

Buffalo State recently hosted a screening of the documentary Flock of Dodos, an acclaimed film on the intelligent design versus evolution controversy. A question and answer session with filmmaker Randy Olson followed the screening. For more information, visit wings.buffalo.edu/academic/department/fnsm/geog /ggebe/dodos/flock_of_dodos.html.

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Research

Forum: The Great Debate

A forum where professors representing different areas of the liberal arts explained the contributions and value of their disciplines. The panel consisted of representatives from the humanities, natural sciences, and social sciences in a discussion intended to inspire an appreciation and understanding of the value of all the liberal arts.