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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.

Poster for cabaret
3/23/15

The line-up for the March event includes a DJ from The Pink, a record label founder and two researchers in the field of communicative disorders and sciences.

3/23/15

The structure will compete in the prestigious U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon contest.

3/18/15

This year’s Spring Seminar Series at the University at Buffalo Research Institute on Addictions will focus on the topics of smoking and alcohol.

3/16/15

Calling the events of the past months some of the most “ugly off-field incidents” in the history of the NFL, University at Buffalo Law School professor and sports law expert Helen A. Drew says nothing short of “swift, comprehensive and substantial disciplinary measures” are needed to address the flood of disciplinary issues that have challenged Commissioner Roger Goodell’s ability to protect the league’s reputation.

3/13/15

Students will volunteer in high-need areas of Western New York, Virginia, the Dominican Republic and elsewhere.

3/12/15

Politicians’ support of economic policies that benefit their supporters are a boon to those on higher end of economic spectrum.

3/12/15

Access to routine information about you — like where you grew up and your relationship status — can help others manipulate you, a UB researcher finds.

3/11/15

Studies have found that people exposed to American Indian mascots are more likely to negatively stereotype other ethnic groups, a UB psychology expert says.

3/11/15

Ana Mariella Bacigalupo's project is titled, "Memory, Spirits, and Violence in Mapuche Chilean Geographies."

3/6/15

Although some children emerge from cold and neglectful family environments as adults with high self-esteem, a new UB study suggests these people may still be at a relative disadvantage in life, with a foggier sense of who they are.