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The List - One year, hundreds of stories. 2014-15 Progress Report.

Social Work

7/2/14

The University at Buffalo’s dean of School of Social Work has canceled advertising for her Facebook pages and urged others to considering switching to other social media sites after Facebook carried out an “unethical” mood manipulation experiment on 700,000 subscribers without following proper protections for human subjects involved in psychological research.

7/11/14

For decades, Buffalo’s population has shrunk. But the city’s number of immigrants and refugees are on the rise. With the sudden population surge come a host of problems. The University at Buffalo will tackle these issues through the Immigrant and Refugee Research Institute (IRRI), a new institute under the School of Social Work and Buffalo Center for Social Research.

7/28/14

A collaboration between the University at Buffalo’s School of Social Work and School of Nursing will serve local veterans and families by teaching social workers and nurses how they can better care for and respond to veterans’ needs.

7/30/14

The Health Foundation of Western and Central New York has chosen University at Buffalo School of Social Work faculty member Susan A. Green to take part in its Health Leadership Fellows Program, recognizing her influence in community health and investing in her expanding role addressing the health of elders and children living in poverty.

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9/5/14
BUFFALO, N.Y. -- Nationally recognized experts will show local nonprofit leaders how to think like entrepreneurs and effectively use social media to advance their organizations at a conference this month hosted by the University at Buffalo School of Social Work and the UB School of Management’s Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership (CEL).
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12/4/14

A lack of longitudinal studies on CTE hinders scientists’ ability to understand how the brain disease is linked to behavioral health symptoms in former athletes.

12/17/14
BUFFALO, N.Y. — The FBI presented the 2014 Director’s Community Leadership Award (DCLA) to Paul Wietig, EdD, assistant vice president in the University at Buffalo Office of Interprofessional Education (IPE), on Dec. 17 at the Buffalo office of the FBI. Brian Boetig, special agent in charge (SAC) of the Buffalo office, conferred the award.
12/19/14

The University at Buffalo School of Social Work’s Institute on Trauma and Trauma Informed Care (ITTIC) has received the 2014 Ronald Gonzalez Red Ribbon Community Award presented by the AIDS Network of Western New York.

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.

3/26/15

Deborah Waldrop, a professor in the University at Buffalo School of Social Work, received a prestigious Award of Excellence in Research from the Social Work Hospice & Palliative Care Network (SWHPN) at the organization’s annual General Assembly in Philadelphia last month.

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.

4/15/15

The 11th annual Celebration of Student Academic Excellence takes place April 16.

4/16/15

Social work professor Deborah Waldrop has received a national award for her research in palliative care.

4/20/15

An award winning documentary is coming to Buffalo for a special screening thanks to some teamwork involving the UB School of Social Work and the Amherst Senior Center.

4/21/15

A group of UB experts and students will hold a panel discussion on ways to strengthen efforts to make the university more accessible to underrepresented communities, and will address topics including access to visiting the university; student expectations; counselor-to-student ratios; and the application and financial aid processes.

4/21/15

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.