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11th Annual Faculty/Staff Research and Creativity Fall Forum: Opening Remarks

Eleventh annual Faculty/Staff Research and Creativity Fall Forum. The goal of this forum is to develop, encourage, and support Buffalo State faculty and staff research and creativity, and to make collaborative research endeavors and grantsmanship more accessible.  [more…]


Panel Discussion: The Pros and Cons of Online Education Vs. Face-to-Face Education

In this podcast, a panel composed of faculty, students, and a corporate human resources representative explore the pros and cons of online education compared with those of the traditional face-to-face environment.  [more…]

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Women in Science and Math Lecture Series: Carolyn Hurley

Carolyn Hurley is a professor in the departments of Oncology and Microbiology & Immunology and a member of the Genetics and Epidemiology Division at the Georgetown University Medical Center. In this podcast, Hurley presents "We Are All Different-One Scientist's Journey to Study the Impact of Genetic Diversity on the Immune Response." The Women in Science and Mathematics lecture series is sponsored by the Equity and Campus Diversity Office mini-grant program, the Auxiliary Services Grant Allocation Committee, and the Faculty-Student Association.


Discussion: Lords of Nature

Buffalo State hosted the Western New York premiere screening of the acclaimed documentary Lords of Nature: Life in a Land of Great Predators.  [more…]

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Chemistry/Physics Fall Lecture Series: Lasers in Art Conservation

Seyffie Maleki, professor of physics at Union College, discusses the use of lasers in art conservation to record, analyze, and restore works of art, and how the multidisciplinary nature of art conservation research has provided him with opportunities to explore his personal interests in physics and the arts. Presented by the Physics and Chemistry departments.  [more…]


10th Annual Faculty/Staff Research and Creativity Fall Forum: Alan M. Delmerico

In this podcast, Alan M. Delmerico, research analyst, Center for Health and Social Research, discusses his research project "Differences in Access to Primary Care Among a Sample of Suicide Cases and Controls in Rural China."  [more…]

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10th Annual Faculty/Staff Research and Creativity Fall Forum: Scott W. Roberts

In this podcast, Scott W. Roberts, professor, Health and Wellness Department, discusses the research project he completed with Richard J. McCowan, director of Research and Evaluation, Center for Development of Human Services/Research Foundation of SUNY, "Using Infant Simulation to Reduce Pregnancy Among High School Students."  [more…]


10th Annual Faculty/Staff Research and Creativity Fall Forum: Lin Xia Jiang

In this podcast, Lin Xia Jiang, professor, Fine Arts Department, discusses his research project “Chasing Chinese Folk Art.” Jiang and Richard J. Ross, associate professor, Design Department, traveled to four regions in China which reflect  [more…]

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10th Annual Faculty/Staff Research and Creativity Fall Forum: Interim President Dennis K. Ponton

Interim president Ponton offers welcoming remarks at this annual event which brings the Buffalo State community together to share their significant, engaging, adventurous, and potentially ground-breaking work.  [more…]


Women in Science and Mathematics Lecture: Debbie Yen Dao

In this podcast, the Women in Science and Mathematics Committee presents Debbie Yen Dao, for a talk titled "Paradigm Shifts: My Journey To and Through M.D. / Ph.D. Training." A member of the American Physician Scientists Association, Ms. Dao has completed the first two years of medical education and is in the fourth year of ongoing research. Upon completion of her thesis, she will transition to the third and fourth year medical clinical phases of training.  [more…]


Jack Mack Lecture Series in Astronomy and Planetary Science

The Earth Sciences and Science Education Department hosted the first lecture in its Jack Mack Lecture Series in Astronomy and Planetary Science on March 4, 2009. "It Came From Outer Space! Forty Years of Explosive Progress in Astronomy" was presented by Dr. Jack Mack, professor emeritus. This year’s lecture series was funded by the Buffalo State Faculty Student Association. Download accompanying slideshow presentation (PPT, 19MB).  [more…]


Paul Theobald: Tips on Finding Publication Outlets

In this podcast, Dr. Paul Theobald, Woods-Beals Endowed Chair, Center for Excellence in Urban and Rural Education, gives a brief presentation related to finding appropriate outlets for action-oriented research connected to curriculum and/or instruction within one’s discipline. Download "Exploring Publication Outlets (PDF)."  [more…]


Faculty/Staff Research and Creativity Fall Forum: Ann M. Romosz

Presentations from the ninth annual Faculty/Staff Research and Creativity Fall Forum. Topic: An Exploratory Investigation of Belongingness, College Binge Drinking, and Academic Functioning; Presenter: Ann M. Romosz, lecturer, Educational Foundations Department.


Faculty/Staff Research and Creativity Fall Forum: Suk Y. Oh

Presentations from the ninth annual Faculty/Staff Research and Creativity Fall Forum. Topic: Vitamin C and Prevention and Treatment of Diseases–New Developments; Presenter: Suk Y. Oh, chair and professor, Dietetics and Nutrition/Health and Wellness


Faculty/Staff Research and Creativity Fall Forum: Wanda Slawinska

Presentations from the ninth annual Faculty/Staff Research and Creativity Fall Forum. Topic: Two Buffalo Polish Artists Discovered; Presenter: Wanda Slawinska, Associate Librarian, E. H. Butler Library


Faculty/Staff Research and Creativity Fall Forum: Stephen Gareau and Ruth Guo

Presentations from the ninth annual Faculty/Staff Research and Creativity Fall Forum. Topic: “All Work and No Play” Reconsidered: An Investigation into the Use of Games to Promote Student Motivation and Engagement; Presenters: Stephen Gareau and Ruth Guo, assistant professors, Computer Information Systems


Faculty/Staff Research and Creativity Fall Forum: President Howard's Welcoming Remarks

One hundred thirty researchers and 86 presentations were part of the ninth annual Faculty and Staff Research and Creativity Fall Forum, held in Houston Gym on Thursday, October 30. President Muriel Howard provided welcoming remarks at this prestigious event.


Lecture: Climate Change, Global and Local Effects of a Changing Climate

The last lecture in an informational series of presentations by meteorology/climatology faculty to help better understand issues that relate to climate change. Speaker is Dr. Gordon Fraser, professor, Geography and Planning Department.


Discussion: What Do Consumers Want? Student Focus Group

Hear local traditional college-age students discuss what they want from media and what they are willing to pay for it. Alumnus John Rosso, Sr. Vice President, Citadel Interactive Division, Citadel Broadcasting, and Tom McCray, associate professor, Communication Department, moderate this panel discussion.  [more…]

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Lecture: Climate Change, How Past Climates are Reconstructed

The second lecture in an informational series of presentations by meterology/climatology faculty relating to climate change issues. Speaker is Camille Holmgren, assistant professor, Geography and Planning Department.


Lecture: Science Teachers as Heroes, the Mythic Journey Continues

Lecture from Peg Steffen, Education Branch Chief, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's National Ocean Service, Communications and Education Division. Sponsored by grants from the Dean's Office for Natural and Social Sciences and the Equity and Campus Diversity Mini-Grant Program.

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Interview: Pamela Schuetze-Pizarro, Psychology Department

Pamela Schuetze-Pizarro, associate professor, Psychology Department, discusses the department's research into contributing factors in the lives of at-risk infants and children. This spotlight, one in a series, was coordinated by the College and Community Partnerships Office.

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Academic

Interview: Jill M. Norvilitis, Psychology Department

Jill M. Norvilitis, associate professor, Psychology Department, discusses the department's research and study of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). This spotlight, one in a series, was coordinated by the College and Community Partnerships Office.

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Interview: Gary Welborn, Sociology Department

Gary Welborn, associate professor, Sociology Department, discusses the benefits of the Volunteer and Service-Learning Center for students and the community. Wellborn also discusses the impact of this volunteer initiative on his own teaching and how it has informed the curriculum of the Sociology Department. This spotlight, one in a series, was coordinated by the College and Community Partnerships Office.

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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.

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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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Interview: Bill Ganley, Economics and Finance Department

Bill Ganley, professor, Economics and Finance Department, discusses the department's involvement with community revitalization efforts, partnership with the Grant-Ferry Association (GFA), applied economics graduate program, and more. This spotlight, one in a series, was coordinated by the College and Community Partnerships Office.


Interview: Gregory Dale Smith, Art Conservation Department

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.


Interview: Lisa Marie Anselmi, Anthropology Department

Students and faculty from the Anthropology Department recently conducted an archaeological dig at Beaver Island State Park. In this podcast, high school student Ben Brown interviews project director Lisa Marie Anselmi and other students about their findings at the site.


Interview: Tina Colaizzo-Anas, Dietetics and Nutrition Department

In this segment, Tina M. Colaizzo-Anas, assistant professor, Dietetics and Nutrition Department is interviewed by Frank Miller about the new technologies the department is using to help overweight and obese women meet their weight loss targets. This spotlight, one in a series, was coordinated by the College and Community Partnerships Office.


Interview: William Wieczorek, Center for Health and Social Research

William F. Wieczorek, director, Center for Health and Social Research (CHSR) discusses the center's mission to initiate, facilitate, and implement educational research projects on health and social topics. This spotlight, one in a series, was coordinated by the College and Community Partnerships Office.


Interview: Paul Theobald, Center for Excellence in Urban and Rural Education

Paul G. Theobald, Woods-Beals Endowed Chair, Center for Excellence in Urban and Rural Education (CEURE), is interviewed by Frank Miller about the center's mission to meet the needs of disadvantaged students in urban and impacted rural areas and his thoughts on CEURE's purpose for a wider learning community. This spotlight, one in a series, was coordinated by the College and Community Partnerships Office.


Interview: Wende Mix, Geography and Planning Department

Wende A. Mix, associate professor, Geography and Planning Department is interviewed by Frank Miller about the department's involvement with urban revitalization efforts. This spotlight, one in a series, was coordinated by the College and Community Partnerships Office.


Interview: Gordon Fraser, Great Lakes Center

Gordon S. Fraser, director, Great Lakes Center is interviewed by Frank Miller about the center's benefits to the Western New York region and its significance on a larger scale. This spotlight, one in a series, was coordinated by the College and Community Partnerships Office.


Lecture: Session VIII: Black Women and the Early Freedom Struggle

Lillian Williams, Chair and Associate Professor, African American Studies, SUNY Buffalo, and author of: Strangers in the Land of Paradise: The Creation of an African American Community in Buffalo, New York, 1900-1940, (1999), examines the ties between Mary B. Talbert's work with the Niagara Movement and the Black Women's Club Movement. Respondent Shelia Martin, Assistant Professor, English, Erie Community College, has conducted extensive research on Ida B. Wells Barnett, Mary Church Terrell, and the early years of the Women's Club Movement during the late 19th and early 20th century.


Lecture: From Pan Am Protest to the Niagara Movement

Session V: What Price Freedom? The Centennial Celebration of the Niagara Movement in Buffalo, New York explores connections between the Pan Am Exhibition and the Niagara Movement. Presenter Barbara Nevergold, co-editor, Uncrowned Queens: African American Community Builders of Western New York is joined by respondents Sharon Holley, Afro-American Folklorist and Librarian, Buffalo and Erie County Library, and fellow Uncrowned Queens co-editor Peggy Brooks-Bertram.


Lecture: Afro-Canadians: Beyond the Canadian Border

Session IV of What Price Freedom? features a distinguished panel: Wilma Morrison, Nathaniel Dett Museum- British Methodist Episcopal Church, Donna M. Ford- Central Ontario Black History Network, and Brian Prince- Southwest Ontario Black History Network. They discuss life experiences among Afro-Canadians highlighting ties to the free Black community in Western New York.


Lecture: Free Blacks in the Antebellum North

In Session III of What Price Freedom? The Centennial Celebration of the Niagara Movement in Buffalo, New York, Larry E. Hudson, author of Slave Work and Family Life in Antebellum South Carolina, discussed the civil status of African Americans in the North. Jason Young, assistant professor, History, University at Buffalo, served as respondent.


Lecture: From Slavery to Freedom: The Emergence of the Neo Slave Narrative

Session II: What Price Freedom? The Centennial Celebration of the Niagara Movement in Buffalo, New York. Waldo Martin, author of The Mind of Frederick Douglass, traces the evolution of the slave narrative to the neo slave narrative through the works of Frederick Douglass, Harriet Jacobs, and Booker T. Washington. Felix Armfield, author of Black Life in Central Illinois, serves as respondent.


Lecture: Tales of the Underground Railroad

Session I of What Price Freedom? The Centennial Celebration of the Niagara Movement in Buffalo, New York featured a screening of Tales of the Underground Railroad: On the Erie Canal, a film produced by Buffalo State alumnae James P. Gribbins and Bernadette Medige. Presenter Kevin Cottrell, a local authority on the Underground Railroad, and respondent Kim Pearson, The College of New Jersey, will discussed the film and answered questions.


Faculty Showcase: Kathleen Contrino

Kathleen Contrino, a research scientist with the Center for Health and Social Research, discusses the New York State Victim's Assistance Academy (NYSVAA), which was held at Buffalo State College June 13-17, 2005.

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A Sinking Feeling: The Floating Mini Baja Car

Alberto Rodriguez, Mechanical Engineering Technology, discusses his group's research, "A Sinking Feeling: The Floating Mini Baja Car, " at the Seventh Annual Student Research and Creativity Celebration.  [more…]


Soda Firing Techniques and Surfaces

Morgan Swindlehurst, Design and Art Education, discusses her research at the Seventh Annual Student Research and Creativity Celebration.  [more…]


Biting Metal

Katie Miess, Design, and Mary Semrau, Design, discuss their research, "Biting Metal," at the Seventh Annual Student Research and Creativity Celebration.  [more…]