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.
Kari Winter, a UB professor of transnational studies, has been
named executive director of the university’s Humanities
Institute, one of the most important entities supporting and
promoting the humanities in Western New York.
The Supreme Court’s ruling that a federal trademark law
banning offensive names is unconstitutional gives a
“reprieve” to the Washington Redskins, Cleveland
Indians and other organizations facing legal actions challenging
the registration of their “historic, albeit politically