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Social Issues

News about UB research and outreach relating to societal issues such as bullying, domestic violence, human rights, gender and diversity.

4/20/15

An award winning documentary is coming to Buffalo for a special screening thanks to some teamwork involving the UB School of Social Work and the Amherst Senior Center.

4/17/15

UB will send another sizable troupe of student volunteers to plant trees in South Campus neighborhoods on Saturday, April 18, as part of the “ReTree the District” project that aims to plant 1,000 trees in the University District by the end of 2016.

4/16/15

An international symposium, scholarship dinner and community roundtable will take place on April 23 and 24.

4/15/15

The April 23 summit will encourage women to enter the science and engineering workforce and support those on the path already.

4/14/15

Michael Goodchild is widely recognized as one of the founders of geographic information science.

4/13/15

Deborah Waldrop, a professor in the UB School of Social Work, received a prestigious Award of Excellence in Research from the Social Work Hospice & Palliative Care Network  at the organization’s annual General Assembly in Philadelphia.

4/7/15

The event is part of the School of Public Health and Health Professions' celebration of National Public Health Week.

4/2/15

Identifying discrimination is a necessary first step toward confronting and ultimately eliminating the stain of prejudice, yet victims may be unlikely to recognize some types of discrimination unless they have higher self-esteem, according to the results of a new study by two University at Buffalo psychologists.

4/2/15

One in three boys experiencing sexual assault tries to take his own life, according to new research by a UB nursing faculty member.

3/30/15

After a winter of record-setting cold, the University at Buffalo Undergraduate Academies plan to heat things up through a visit from social entrepreneurship icon Veronika Scott.