“This award allows me to honor a man who did so much for
Georgirene D. Vladutiu, MA ’70, PhD ’73, wanted a
way to honor the love of her life—her husband of more than 38
years, Adrian Vladutiu—and the place that allowed them both
to work “unfettered in our research, pursuing our
creativity” for some four decades, the University at Buffalo.
Through a bequest she has established the Adrian O. Vladutiu Award
for Excellence, to be given each year to a student from the UB
School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences Department of Pathology.
“He is the smartest person I’ve ever known,” she