Gregory Dale Smith, Andrew W. Mellon Professor of Conservation Science, Art Conservation Department, explains the department's role in the study, preservation, and restoration of works of art and cultural materials and discusses the program's career preparation for students interested in becoming professional conservators. This spotlight, one in a series, was coordinated by the College and Community Partnerships Office.
On August 25, 2006, Buffalo State faculty welcomed the class of 2010 during First-Year Convocation. The ceremony featured welcoming speeches from President Muriel Howard and others, recitations of the college's alma mater and Oath of Matriculation, and more.
On Thursday, August 24, 2006, the Burchfield-Penney Art Center broke ground on its new site. At this historic event, Governor George E. Pataki, Muriel A. Howard, president of Buffalo State College, Mayor Byron Brown, and others discussed the importance of this new facility to the college and to the cultural community at large.
Norma Kassirer writes novels, short stories, and poetry. Her first novel Magic Elizabeth, has been published and re-published over many years. A second novel, The Doll Snatchers, was published by Viking. Her work has appeared in various magazines and in a collection titled The Hidden Wife. Irene Sipos, lecturer, Writing Program, was first published in the Buffalo News when she was nine years old. Since then, her work has appeared in Artvoice, Lilth Magazine, The Comstock Review and Buffalo Poets Against War. At the end of the podcast is a demo recording by musical guest Middleman called Poetaster.
Sarah Campbell is a writer, sound artist, and Ph.D candidate in the University at Buffalo's Poetics Program. She hosts and produces a bi-monthly literary arts radio show on WBFO-FM 88.7 and edits the journal P-Queue, which publishes hybrid and innovative poetry and prose.
The recording of a Rooftop Poetry Club reading from August 10 features live music from Gregory Paul, a musician, singer, songwriter, guitarist, and musical experimentalist based in upstate New York.
In this podcast, Elaine M. Polvinen, professor, Technology Department, discusses career options, study concentrations, and course offerings for students in the fashion and textile technology program.