Social Issues

News about UB research and outreach relating to societal issues such as bullying, domestic violence, human rights, gender, diversity and inclusion. (see all topics)


Ethics in curriculum will be a requirement as opposed to an afterthought, organizers say.


An exhibition co-curated by a UB art historian, and a new book she has co-authored titled “Bauhaus Women: A Global Perspective,” features profiles of 45 female designers, artists and architects who carried the Bauhaus message to a global audience.


A UB-led research team has used public narratives, an increasingly popular form of person-centered advocacy offering a forum for sharing previously untold stories, to study the undue stress experienced by women in relation to abortion.


A UB psychologist has received a $2.2 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to examine the critical developmental and educational transition children make when moving from pre-k to kindergarten.


Treating postpartum depression in low-income mothers of color requires an understanding of each person’s lived experience, and practitioners should consider interventions that develop broadly from a community level in order to improve outcomes for their clients, a UB study has shown.


Champions for Change, a program offered by the UB School of Architecture and Planning, will hold its fifth annual Idea Summit from 10 a.m. to noon on May 11 in 403 Hayes Hall on the UB South Campus.


UN peacekeeping operations can serve as valuable instruments for reducing the duration of civil wars, but PKOs require robust troop deployments to quickly and effectively move combatants in active conflicts toward negotiated settlements, according to a new UB study.


Teens who experience cyberbullying are more likely to suffer from poor sleep, which in turn raises levels of depression, found a University at Buffalo study. 


Indeterminacy Festival 2019 will explore eras of geologic time and ways in which gravitational and electromagnetic waves serve as communicators between past, present and future.


UB researcher also authored first paper to survey pharmacy students about their knowledge of and attitudes toward pre-exposure prophylaxis.