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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.

4/14/15

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.

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.