Politics

News about UB’s political science programs, and related insight into politics. (see all topics)

11/9/18

To include a citizenship question as part of the 2020 decennial census would most likely undercut the accuracy of determining the U.S. population and risks politicizing an instrument critical to democracy, according to a UB sociologist.

10/24/18

Former Vice President Joe Biden will open UB’s 2018-19 Distinguished Speakers Series at 7:30 p.m. on Oct. 25 in Alumni Arena on the UB North Campus

10/1/18

Being a good neighbor can have a powerful effect on residents’ attitudes and behaviors even for those living in highly disadvantaged communities, according to a new UB study.

9/12/18

Talk, set for 6 p.m. Thursday in 210 Student Union (Landmark Room), is titled "Solving climate change with courage and conservative principles.”

9/4/18

Democrats could gain as many as 44 seats and emerge from November’s mid-term elections with control in the House of Representatives, according to an innovative forecasting tool developed by a UB political scientist.

8/28/18

Democracy demands a robust contest of ideas to thrive, and diversity is the best way of protecting the democratic foundation of the American experiment, according to a UB philosopher.

8/22/18

Former Vice President Joe Biden and former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice are among the speakers who will headline UB’s 2018-19 Distinguished Speakers Series.

5/10/18

New study connects opposition to LGBT rights with uptick in people leaving the church.

3/7/18

UB political and computer science major Michael P. Brown is a finalist for the Harry S. Truman Scholarship, which provides up to $30,000 for graduate study.

10/30/17

UB constitutional law expert James A. Gardner has an easy-to-understand reason why he is vigorously – even passionately – in favor of the coming Nov. 7 ballot question of whether to hold a constitutional convention.