UB Making a Difference


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


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


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


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


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


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.”


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


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


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


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.


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.


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


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.  


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


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


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


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


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