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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.

4/24/15

Discussing your sexual history with a doctor, or anyone for that matter, can be an uncomfortable experience. But for many transgender people, the conversation never takes place.

4/23/15

The UB Alberti Center for Bullying Abuse Prevention will again join forces with Hodgson Russ LLP and M&T Bank for another “BAND Against Bullying” school arts competition on April 28.

4/22/15

Engineering students have teamed with his nonprofit to help rural Kenyans.

4/21/15

Parents who chronically neglect their children contribute to the likelihood that they will develop aggressive and delinquent tendencies later in adolescence, and the one factor that links neglect with those behaviors appears to be poor social skills.

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.