The Office of Inclusive Excellence will host UB’s third Inclusive Excellence Summit on May 4, 2023. The summit offers a unique opportunity for our university to come together as a community to promote understanding and to explore new ways to strengthen diversity, equity and inclusion.
African American/Black History Month (February) celebrates the contributions that African Americans have made to American history in their struggles for freedom and equality and deepens our understanding of our Nation's history. Visit our Heritage Months page for a list of upcoming events.
The President’s advisory council on race is guiding the university’s collective conversations and actions regarding how the UB community can harness our university’s education, research and engagement mission to combat racism and dismantle structural barriers to equality.
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.
Serving as the university’s gateway for exploring cultural connections across borders, identities and time, the Department of Africana and American Studies operates in a unique niche between theory and practice, research and social engagement, and humanity and the environment.
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.
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.
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 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.
The Distinguished Visiting Scholars program provides scholars and artists of exceptional accomplishment a unique opportunity to join a cohort of visiting faculty—and the entire UB campus and local community—to promote diversity, equity, and inclusion.
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.