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.
Violent news events present editors with a troubling
journalistic decision: How much of the violence should the audience
see? New UB research suggests editors should include violent video
in stories they consider to be newsworthy.
Nobel Peace Prize Winner Malala Yousafzai, former U.S. National
Security Advisor Susan Rice, Grey’s Anatomy actor Jesse
Williams and actor Alan Alda are among the speakers who will
headline the UB 2017-18 Distinguished Speakers Series.
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.