While most media attention seems to focus on the number of black males killed by police, new UB research indicates that among men of color, Hispanic males were two times more likely to have a fatal interaction with the police in neighborhoods that have a high percentage of Hispanic residents.
In an effort to reduce the availability of unused prescription drugs to people struggling with addiction, New York State Senator Chris Jacobs (R-60th district) announced today that his office is partnering with the University at Buffalo School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences to distribute thousands of Deterra Drug Deactivation Systems throughout Western New York.
The University at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine will host its 18th annual Give Kids A Smile Day, a national program dedicated to raising awareness about the prevalence of untreated dental disease and teaching children good dental health habits.
UB will revisit the civil rights era through a new exhibit, “Revolution: Civil Rights at UB, 1960-75,” an array of visual displays that document the social transformation that occurred on campus and across Buffalo.
UB's Jonathan Shimon has been selected as the technical director by the United States Institute for Theatre Technology for the U.S. entry in the 2019 Prague Quadrennial, the global showcase for the best in performance design, scenography and theater architecture.
A UB psychologist has published a neuroimaging study that could help develop tests for early identification of dyslexia, a disorder that effects 80 percent of those diagnosed with difficulties reading, writing and spelling.
Online programs in the University at Buffalo School of Nursing and Graduate School of Education were rated top 10 and 25, respectively, in the nation in U.S. News & World Report’s 2019 Best Online Programs rankings.