UB Making a Difference

7/2/20

Sponsorship from Linde, Verizon Media and M&T Bank expands opportunities for female science and engineering students at UB.

7/2/20

Virtual panel members discussed racial inequities, macroaggressions and microaggressions, and white privilege.

7/1/20

Marlyce Godoy and Ahmed Saleh are further evidence of the EOC’s legacy of transforming lives.

6/30/20

Urban studies expert Henry Louis Taylor Jr. says this moment in history calls for a broad reimagining of societal institutions.

6/26/20

UB economist Joanne Song McLaughlin says older women faces with the possibility of both age and gender discrimination are "falling through the cracks."

6/23/20

Cecil Foster says George Floyd’s death and the protests over his killing have brought the country to “what could be a new abolitionist moment.”

6/23/20

Rev. Dr. Jamie Washington tells a UB online audience that intent, engagement and transparency are all key to a real conversation about race.

6/22/20

The council, comprised of faculty, staff, students and alumni, will address issues of race and culture at UB.

6/18/20

Researchers halt their usual activities for a day for #ShutDownSTEM, taking action against racism in science and academia.

6/17/20

Faculty members Luis Chiesa, Athena Mutua and Anthony O’Rourke addressed how the law overlaps with many issues brought to the forefront by George Floyd’s death.

6/10/20

Cecil Foster says the protests in the wake of George Floyd’s death speak to and illustrate a flawed notion of citizenship in the U.S.

6/8/20

Students, medical residents, faculty and administrators are speaking out against racism and injustice, and launching new initiatives.

6/4/20

Urban studies expert Henry Louis Taylor Jr. says race and anti-racism — instead of terms like diversity and inclusion — must return to the center of discussions about inequity in the U.S.  

6/3/20

A clinical trial led by UB cardiologist Anne Curtis found race and sex disparities in the use of implantable cardioverter defibrillators.

5/14/20

The Center for Diversity Innovation launches its Distinguished Visiting Scholars program with an inaugural cohort of nine scholars for the fall semester.

4/15/20

UB is providing assistance for international students facing challenging academic and personal circumstances during the COVID-19 crisis.

2/28/20

A generation of Puerto Rican chemists has thrived in Buffalo, thanks to the mentorship of UB faculty member Luis Colón.

2/21/20

UB is among 29 programs nationwide to be awarded exemplar status by the American Society of Engineering Education.