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Great Lakes Center Brings Freshwater
Mollusk Scientists to Buffalo.
The Great Lakes Center at Buffalo State hosted
the Second International Meeting on Biology and
Conservation of Freshwater Bivalves in October 2015,
convening 80 scientists from 19 countries, including
Poland, Romania, Sweden, Ireland, Germany, Italy,
and Russia. The ﬁrst conference was held in Portugal
18 Teacher of the Year Offers Keynote.
The 2015 New York State Teacher of the Year,
Charles Giglio of Gloversville, New York, gave the
keynote address at the 21st annual retreat of Buffalo
State's Professional Development Schools (PDS)
Consortium on September 25. The annual retreat
brings together PDS members, faculty members
from other colleges and universities, and those
who want to learn more about the practices and
collaborative model of the Buffalo State consortium.
Humanities Festival Examines Many
Facets of Gender.
Buffalo State served as a partnering sponsor for the
second annual Buffalo Humanities Festival September
23-26, 2015, featuring Jill Lepore, New Yorker staff
writer and professor of American history at Harvard
University. The event, themed "Gender Bender," was
held at Buffalo State, the Burchﬁeld Penney Art Center,
the Buffalo History Museum, and the Albright-Knox
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