Reaching Others University at Buffalo - The State University of New York
Skip to Content
Official UB news and information for the media

Politics

News about UB’s political science programs, and related insight into politics.

7/30/12

Architectural historian Despina Stratigakos, an award-winning scholar of modern German architecture, is at work on the first in-depth study of the aesthetic and ideological constructions of the "domestic" Adolf Hitler and the uses to which they were put by propagandists of the Third Reich.

6/28/12

The long-awaited Supreme Court ruling on President Obama's signature health care law upholds much of the act's intentions to expand coverage, with one major exception, says a University at Buffalo Law School professor who is an expert on health care.

6/28/12

The Supreme Court's decision to uphold much of the Affordable Care Act will not only provide as many as 30 million or more uninsured Americans with healthcare coverage, it may also help foster changes that will "right-size" the healthcare system in some important and long overdue ways, says Tom Rosenthal, MD, chair of the Department of Family Medicine in the University at Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences.

6/25/12

The U.S. Supreme Court has taken the "remarkable" step and upheld the single most controversial provision of the Arizona immigration law, giving law enforcement officials the right to verify immigration status of anyone reasonably suspected to be an unauthorized immigrant, according to Rick T. Su, an expert on immigration law and associate professor at the University at Buffalo Law School.

3/9/12

Colonizing settlers will be under the microscope March 23-24, when the University at Buffalo Graduate Students Association in American Studies presents "Challenging Settler Colonialism," the 8th Annual Indigenous and American Storyteller's Conference.

3/5/12

Two University at Buffalo political science professors are available as expert sources for analysis of Super Tuesday Republican presidential primaries and the candidates still in the race.

2/29/12

On Friday, March 2, the University at Buffalo will hold a press briefing on the Republican presidential primary and the candidates still in the race.

2/15/12

CNN anchor, special correspondent and author Soledad O'Brien will present the University at Buffalo's 36th annual Martin Luther King Jr. Commemoration event, a part of UB's Distinguished Speakers Series, at 8 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 16, in Kleinhans Music Hall.

2/6/12

On Feb. 16, popular author and broadcast journalist Soledad O'Brien will deliver the University at Buffalo's 36th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Commemoration Lecture at Buffalo's Kleinhans Music Hall. Her talk comes 45 years after King himself addressed an audience at Kleinhans at the invitation of the UB Graduate Student Association (GSA).

2/1/12

An active and forceful grass roots movement committed to expanding democratic freedom for women is essential to curbing the dramatic and widespread violation of women's rights in Pakistan, a University at Buffalo School of Social Work researcher has concluded.