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)

9/12/19

UB social work researcher led team that developed and tested P-OSE, a new scale that can be used for specific schools or as part of district-wide improvement plans.

9/9/19

New role provides a broader vehicle to expand on the campus and community programming Milletti has developed curating the English department’s Exhibit X Fiction Series.

7/24/19

Introducing plant-based foods to a diet is a common-sense approach to healthy eating, but many people don’t like the taste of vegetables. But a UB study says give that broccoli a chance.

7/22/19

Organizations in Buffalo and Long Island, as well as North Carolina, Massachusetts and Ohio, will start or expand their operations as part of UB research project.

7/11/19

 

People who narrowly avoid disaster do not necessarily escape tragedy unharmed, and their knowledge of the victims’ fate shapes how survivors respond to traumatic events, according to the results of a new paper by a UB psychologist.

 

7/8/19

Initiative between UB School of Dental Medicine and Seneca Nation Health System introduces Native American students to careers in dentistry.

7/8/19

Philosopher John Martin Fischer, recipient of a $5.2 million grant from the John Templeton Foundation to study different aspects of immortality, will deliver the keynote address the Romanell Summer Conference, “Death, Disease and Identity.”

7/8/19

In the Democratic Republic of the Congo, peace and economic opportunity are percolating, thanks to UB efforts to develop a more inclusive coffee value chain.

7/8/19

Initiative will reach communities on Ferry Street or within four blocks to the north and south of the corridor, where racial health disparities are among the highest in the city.

6/18/19

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