BUFFALO, N.Y. – The first classes in what eventually would
constitute the University at Buffalo’s College of Arts and
Sciences were offered 100 years ago as the university developed
from the Buffalo Medical College to a broad-based academic
BUFFALO, N.Y. – Among several archaeological excavations
undertaken this summer by the Archaeological Survey in the
Department of Anthropology is the ongoing search for and excavation
of outbuildings at Lancaster’s Hull Family Home and
Farmstead, one of Western New York’s most significant
historic sites that is anchored by the oldest substantial stone
dwelling in Erie County.
BUFFALO, N.Y. – Once swampy grassland dotted with sheep,
then a booming center of the nation’s economy,
Buffalo’s Erie Canal neighborhood has lived many lives over
the past 200 years and now is giving up some of its secrets.
BUFFALO, N.Y. – The University at Buffalo’s annual
menu of intellectually stimulating, fun and sometimes offbeat
summer workshops and courses kicks off next week with a program
that will give participants an introduction to preparing herbal
remedies and cooking a wild food buffet.
BUFFALO, N.Y. – Two University at Buffalo education
professors known for their pioneering work in teacher education and
the integration of digital media into public school classrooms,
have edited a book celebrating what they call “an essential
new literacy” in American schools.
BUFFALO, N.Y. – “The debate about gun control in
this country is not related to American Revolutionary thought, as
gun control opponents often claim, but is grounded in the paranoia
experienced by whites over the loss of slaves and their own
political domination, a state of mind that arose after the Civil
War,” says Carole Emberton, PhD, assistant professor of
American history at the University at Buffalo.
BUFFALO, N.Y. – University at Buffalo Graduate School of
Education Professor Jeremy D. Finn, PhD, will speak Thursday, Jan.
10, at a national conference on school discipline, suspensions,
security and misbehavior, with special emphasis on alternatives to
excluding students from schools.
The holidays are a busy time for engagements, and Trina Hamilton, a University at Buffalo expert in corporate responsibility, says socially minded consumers have a lot to think about when it comes to finding the right rock.
University at Buffalo faculty members are available to discuss challenges relating to the arrival of Hurricane Sandy on the East Coast, including threats to buildings, infrastructure and water supplies.
The well-known "door-in-the-face" (DITF) persuasion strategy predicts greater compliance with a target request if it is preceded by a larger and more objectionable request. It has been a popular tool of those in the persuasion trade since it was introduced nearly 40 years ago.