A UB social work researcher will use a $2.4 million HHS grant to
gather evidence and produce resources to improve the services state
agencies offer to Native American families involved in child
Researchers from UB and Cardiff University were instrumental in
creating a special themed issue of the quarterly journal Built
Environment focused on food equity, an increasingly important topic
in planning and design disciplines.
A new study by researchers at UB provides a groundbreaking look
at how advance care planning medical orders inform emergency
medical service providers’ experiences involving people with
The University at Buffalo has received a $1.92 million grant
from the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) to
expand the behavioral health workforce in underserved communities
and combat the opioid epidemic in Western New York.
Faculty members from the UB’s School of Social Work will
join colleagues from 10 SUNY campuses in various disciplines and
five not-for-profit organizations to work on an innovative project
to create a sustainable village and learning community in the town
of Arcahaie, Haiti.
A distinguished group of scholars, filmmakers and artists will
join many descendants of authors of slave narratives at UB for
community events, conversations and workshops on racial justice and
public history Oct. 19-21.
Bill McKibben, author of the groundbreaking book “The End
of Nature,” which helped establish him as leading voice on
the global threat of climate change, will be the keynote speaker
for the Buffalo Humanities Festival.
A small group of UB undergraduates committed to discovering and
developing new avenues of social change will travel to Tanzania on
July 15 as part of an intensive, experiential, social innovation
and marketing course.
Kari Winter, a UB professor of transnational studies, has been
named executive director of the university’s Humanities
Institute, one of the most important entities supporting and
promoting the humanities in Western New York.
Clinicians, social workers and medical professionals should be
aware of how cultural factors influence whether individuals choose
to receive preventative health care measures, according to new UB