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.
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
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.