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.
Inclusive pedagogy is a student-centered approach to teaching that employs innovative course design and teaching methods to cultivate a classroom or remote learning environment that helps everyone feel respected and empowered to achieve their highest potential. Visit our page for tips as well as resources that can help faculty & instructors draw on diverse perspectives in course materials, encourage critical thinking, and accommodate different learning styles.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.