UB Making a Difference


UBNow continues its series on the new generation of student leaders with a story on Mame Salim, who was born in a refugee camp in Kenya and is a role model in the local refugee community.


The new book by UB faculty member Cecil Foster shows the impact of the sleeping car porters on the civil rights movements in the U.S. and Canada.


Hispanic males are most likely to have a fatal interaction with police in their own neighborhoods, UB social work researcher Chris St. Vil says.

Othman Shibly, periodontist and clinical professor in the School of Dental Medicine, has journeyed to the Middle East 16 times, providing dental care to thousands of refugees.

UB law students in the U.S.–Mexico Border Clinic are in Texas this week volunteering their legal expertise to immigrants seeking asylum in the U.S.


Public health researcher Gregory Homish has been awarded a $2.7 million NIH grant to continue his work examining health outcomes among members of the military.


Dartmouth College Press has released an updated and expanded edition of “Women and Sports in the United States: A Documentary Reader,” co-edited by Susan Cahn, professor of history in the University at Buffalo College of Arts and Sciences.


Nearly twice as many students from underrepresented groups enrolled this fall than last fall, an increase that stems, in part, from a student-initiated effort.


Haiti native Paolo Bourdeau plans to use the research he conducted during a LSAMP internship to make his home country more resilient to hurricanes.

J. Brice Bible, vice president and chief information officer, has joined nearly 400 senior higher education IT leaders from across the U.S. in pledging to promote diversity, equity and inclusion, both locally and across higher education.

Six UB law students will spend seven days at a federal detention center providing hands-on help to detainees seeking asylum in the U.S.


PhD student Jennifer Martin, recipient of an NIH diversity in neuroscience award, talks about how she became a scientist and why she studies drug addiction.


UB education researcher Sameer Honward is using podcasts to align with  Native Americans' traditional way of gathering knowledge through oral traditions.


New cycle of funding will include projects on making autonomous vehicles accessible and leveraging commercial artificial intelligence agents like Alexa and Google Home in ways to support people with disabilities.


UB‘s president offers condolences to the victims and their families, and affirms bigotry and racism have no place on campus and in our society.


A $3.5 federal million grant will fund UB research that could advance development of personalized medicine for high-risk patients.