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.
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
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.
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
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.