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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.

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.

3/4/15

Levine, a longtime UB faculty member, died of cancer Feb. 26 in her Buffalo home.

3/3/15

Women married to men with alcohol abuse problems can face a slew of problems themselves, with finding support for their situation near the top of the list.

3/3/15

The communities will be part of Growing Food Connections, a national initiative led in part by UB's Food Systems Planning and Healthy Communities Lab.

2/27/15

As Minahil Khan rose through the ranks of UB student government, she noticed the number of women diminish at every level.

2/26/15

Human rights violations, including honor killings, human trafficking, child and slave brides, female genital mutilation, stoning of women and domestic violence, will be the topics of discussion during a daylong human rights conference, “Culture and Control of Women – Resources and Remedies,” being held on March 7 at the University at Buffalo Law School.

2/20/15

The University at Buffalo will host a program, “What Ferguson Can Teach Us: Working Together for Justice and Community Safety,” on Wednesday, Feb. 25, at 12:15 p.m. in room 145a of the Student Union on the UB North Campus.