Pipelines

General musings Dear Editor, I just received my copy of Knightlines. The magazine as a whole looks great, with a variety of articles and striking visuals. It’s such an attractive vehicle for letting people know about what UB is up to these days. It has really helped reconnect me to the community. I’m impressed and moved by all that UB students are doing and involved with, both academically and throughout the wider society. I was happy to see...

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Pipelines | Spring 2013

Tending to the herbarium Dear Editor, I enjoyed your beautifully written article, “In Full Bloom” (Summer 2012), about the naturopathic program’s medicinal garden. It brought tears of gratitude to my eyes to be a graduate of the College of Naturopathic Medicine. I was saddened to learn that the herbarium was affected during the Super Storm Sandy, and am writing to voice my support for your students and alumni to lend a hand to rebuild this...

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Pipelines | Fall 2012

 Hitting the High Notes  Dear Editor, I really enjoyed the Knightlines article “All in the Band” (Spring 2012). During the ’70s our Downtown Music Project was local opera. I sang my first Die Fledermaus with New Haven Opera in 1974. It was directed by Brenda Lewis and conducted by Yehudi Wyner! This was done at the urging of my UB voice teacher, Zelda Manacher (may she rest in peace). She lived in Greenwich and even invited me to sing...

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Pipelines | Spring 2012

Fond Memories Dear Editor, Hello from Jacksonville, Florida. I’m an August 1963 graduate of UB, with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting. So I don’t know if I’m in the class of ’63 or ’64. In any case, I did graduate. I entered the University in September 1961, after serving in the U.S. Army at the start of the Vietnam War. UB accepted me as a third-year student after my graduation from Westchester Community College in June 1959. I am...

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