UB News

11/14/17

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 welfare cases.

11/13/17

For the 15th straight year, UB is among the top 25 U.S. institutions hosting international students.

11/10/17

Members of the UB community gathered to mark the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.'s 1967 speech at Kleinhans Music Hall.

11/10/17

The Fall Interprofessional Forum tackled a topic that organizers say is a textbook example of a situation that requires a collaborative approach.

10/30/17

For MDI Chair Krishna Rajan, diversity means bringing people together from different backgrounds to enrich the community as a whole. 

10/27/17

UB's strategic diversity and inclusion plan works to integrate inclusive excellence into all aspects of university operations.

10/19/17

Participants in the latest Difficult Conversation are told that free speech issues in sports increasingly reflect those in the greater society.

10/12/17

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.

10/5/17

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 intellectual disabilities.

10/5/17

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.

10/3/17

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation has awarded Chris St. Vil, an assistant professor in the UB School of Social Work, a grant  to conduct a literature review on recurrent violent injury.

9/25/17

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.

9/21/17

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.

9/20/17

A PSS-sponsored panel addressed the divisive issues surrounding inclusion and free speech that have exploded on campuses across the nation.

8/28/17

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.

8/15/17

UB's Social Impact Fellows are addressing the needs of foster youth and other critical issues.

7/12/17

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.

7/7/17

Kathryn Kendall trekked to Iceland for her latest contest in the ancient Celtic sport that involves heaving an assortment of heavy items in a test of agility and strength.

6/30/17

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.

6/14/17

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 research.