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Social Sciences

News about UB’s social sciences programs, including fields such as anthropology, psychology and social work.

4/16/15

An international symposium, scholarship dinner and community roundtable will take place on April 23 and 24.

4/14/15

Michael Goodchild is widely recognized as one of the founders of geographic information science.

3/26/15

A UB graduate student is studying crested black macaques with a grant from the Leakey Foundation, which has backed the work of primatologists like Jane Goodall.

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

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

With three decades of data from more than 475,000 participants, a new study on narcissism from the University at Buffalo School of Management reveals that men, on average, are more narcissistic than women.

3/4/15

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

2/27/15

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