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16 September 2011
BUFFALO, N.Y. Mixing a historic panel of eyewitnesses and survivors with past and present multi-media attractions, the University at Buffalo will mark the 40th anniversary of the most deadly prison riot in the nation’s history with a three-day conference, Sept. 11-13 at UB and other Buffalo college campuses, a short drive away from the prison. “I hope we can begin the process of healing the wounds that this event inflicted,” says UB law professor Teresa A. Miller, lead conference organizer who has been behind prison walls about 35 times in the last two years filming a documentary and acting as a state-appointed advisor to men serving life sentences for second-degree murder at Attica State Prison.
01 October 2010
Oakland made the headlines again this summer when a jury delivered a verdict of involuntary manslaughter in the trial of Johannes Mehserle. Mehserle, a BART police officer, was on trial for shooting Oscar Grant, a young, African American in 2009.
19 February 2010
The Methodist Hospital Research Institute was awarded an $11.5 million Center Grant by the National Institutes for Health (NIH) today to study the best way to attack deadly cancer stem cells to enhance treatments for breast cancer. Other members of the team include Baylor College of Medicine and the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston.