The Visiting Future Faculty Program (VITAL) is an exciting and rewarding four-day program that brings promising doctoral scholars from all disciplines to the University at Buffalo. UB’s inaugural Visiting Future Faculty Week will take place from March 28 to April 1, 2022.
We collaborate, plan and coordinate with partners across the university—students, faculty, and staff—to build a culture of diversity, social justice, and inclusion that makes all of us stronger. Find out more about our office.
Home to African and African American Studies, American Studies, Canadian Studies, Caribbean and Latin American Studies, and Latino/a Studies, the Department of Transnational Studies aims to promote excellence in cross-border, comparative and interdisciplinary research and teaching.
The Center for Diversity Innovation integrates the capabilities of the faculty, staff and students across UB to conduct and translate empirical, social scientific research on diversity, equity and inclusion, and develop and diffuse evidence-based best practices through trainings, educational programs and consulting services.
The Humanities Institute provides support for research and a forum for conversations among humanists of all disciplines around topics that include disabilities studies, Native American studies, queer studies, and others.
A unique partnership of the schools of social work and nursing, Joining Forces supports military-related research and provides excellence in education and training for UB students and health care providers serving veterans and military families in our region.
One of the first women’s studies programs in the nation, the department inspires critical thinking, challenging students to better understand how gender and sexuality shape the world and our places in it.
A scholarly community of faculty and students from the health sciences and disciplines focused on the social, economic, political, and environmental conditions that lead to inequities that aims to improve people’s lives around the world and influence global health policy and practice.
IDC offers students programs and events that invite dialogue, celebrate differences and commonalities, and promote awareness about diversity and how it affects beliefs, perceptions, and the global society.
Facilitates academic excellence, access, equity, and achievement for a diverse student population through a variety of programs, advising and student support, collaborative learning workshops, mentoring to prepare for graduate studies and professional schools, summer bridge programs, and scholarships.
UB is committed to ensuring that everyone can access all that we offer. Whether it is access to electronic information technology or physical access to the campus, our goal is to provide seamless inclusion for everyone.
Throughout the year, this Professor Staff Senate committee hosts social and educational programs that explore issues of diversity, inclusion and community and are open to all UB staff and faculty members.