UB Inclusive News

  • Volunteers sought for Fruit Belt Clean-a-Thon
    Volunteers are being sought for the 24th annual Fruit Belt Clean-a-Thon, scheduled for 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 24. The event is sponsored by the UB Center for Urban Studies, PS #37 Futures Academy, the Fruit Belt Coalition and Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center.
  • Hip-hop and the presidency

    UB scholar Bakari Kitwana talks about the link between the most powerful American cultural force of the past 50 years and the most powerful position on the planet.

  • School of Nursing fosters mentor experience

    Professional nurses help student mentees develop skills and confidence for their personal and career success.

  • Nielsen recognized in Obama Presidency Oral History

    The UB faculty member's contributions to the Affordable Care Act are documented as part of the 44th president's story.

  • UB analytical chemist wins national awards

    Emanuela Gionfriddo, who joined the faculty as part of UB's historic hiring initiative, studies environmental pollutants.

  • Law school stresses ‘belonging’ in diversity initiatives

    The school has renamed its diversity, equity and inclusion office and developed several initiatives to weave belonging into its culture. 

  • UB hosts first Black MS Summit

    The summit exploring topics affecting African Americans with MS was described by organizers as “a day of education, empowerment and community.”

  • Meet Alissa Ujie Diamond

    The new urban planning professor centers her work on justice and equity.

  • UB to host FEMeeting Sister Labs conference

    The conference April 25-27 brings together women in art, science and technology.

  • UB architect’s proposal named 5/14 memorial finalist

    Jin Young Song teamed up with his mentor, Douglass Alligood, on a design concept that seeks to commemorate, remember and heal.

  • Supporting rights of the homeless

    UB social work researcher Amanda Aykanian has signed an amicus brief supporting the plaintiffs in an upcoming U.S. Supreme Court case.

  • UB to install 30 air monitors on Buffalo’s East Side

    The EPA-funded project will monitor the air quality in the mostly Black community in an effort to empower community action. 

  • DEI has been Seval Yildirim's life’s work

    UB's new vice provost for inclusive excellence has been advocating for diversity, equity and inclusion long before it was ever a phrase.

  • POC Smiles guides students on their pre-dental journey

    The POC Smiles student club aims to build a community where pre-dental students of color can find support and career-building opportunities.

  • SUNY funding to boost mental health services at UB

    UB will use the bulk of the funding to hire seven counselors embedded in one of seven academic units.

  • Dubocovich receives ACTS diversity award

    The UB faculty member is the recipient of the 2024 Award for Contributing to the Diversity and Inclusiveness of the Translational Workforce.

  • A decade of backing women in STEM

    For 10 years the Women in Science and Engineering (WiSE) program has encouraged hundreds of UB students.

  • Des Forges symposium set for April 16

    The conference held in memory of the human rights advocate will focus on sexual and reproductive rights from a human rights perspective.