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 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.
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.
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 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.