UB Making a Difference


UB’s Summer Math Program helps middle school girls improve their skills while making math fun, engaging and useful.


Targeting the “underserved” needs of veterans, the School of Law has launched a series of programs and courses to address veterans’ legal concerns.


UB will share in a $2.9M grant awarded to Say Yes Buffalo to increase college completion rates for Buffalo Public Schools graduates.


Municipal swimming pools and urban amusement parks flourished in the 20th century. But often their success was based on excluding African Americans, UB’s Victoria Wolcott says.


Initiative between UB School of Dental Medicine and Seneca Nation Health System introduces Native American students to careers in dentistry.


Researchers cite Big Tobacco's marketing stronghold on African American smokers among reasons why this group is 12% less likely to quit.


UBNow continues its series on the new generation of student leaders with a story on Mame Salim, who was born in a refugee camp in Kenya and is a role model in the local refugee community.


The new book by UB faculty member Cecil Foster shows the impact of the sleeping car porters on the civil rights movements in the U.S. and Canada.


Hispanic males are most likely to have a fatal interaction with police in their own neighborhoods, UB social work researcher Chris St. Vil says.

Othman Shibly, periodontist and clinical professor in the School of Dental Medicine, has journeyed to the Middle East 16 times, providing dental care to thousands of refugees.

UB law students in the U.S.–Mexico Border Clinic are in Texas this week volunteering their legal expertise to immigrants seeking asylum in the U.S.


Public health researcher Gregory Homish has been awarded a $2.7 million NIH grant to continue his work examining health outcomes among members of the military.


Dartmouth College Press has released an updated and expanded edition of “Women and Sports in the United States: A Documentary Reader,” co-edited by Susan Cahn, professor of history in the University at Buffalo College of Arts and Sciences.


Nearly twice as many students from underrepresented groups enrolled this fall than last fall, an increase that stems, in part, from a student-initiated effort.


Haiti native Paolo Bourdeau plans to use the research he conducted during a LSAMP internship to make his home country more resilient to hurricanes.

J. Brice Bible, vice president and chief information officer, has joined nearly 400 senior higher education IT leaders from across the U.S. in pledging to promote diversity, equity and inclusion, both locally and across higher education.