UB Inclusive News

  • New scholarship provides more than just funds
    1/24/24

    Recipients of the Ongwe’onwe/Indigenous Student Scholarship find a sense of community, as well as financial support to pursue their education at UB. 

  • Visiting scholar kicks off dental partnership
    1/22/24

    The program between the dental schools at UB and Rīga Stradiņš University aims to encourage exchanges of faculty and students, and joint research.

  • New deepfake detector designed to be less biased
    1/18/24

    With facial recognition performing worse on certain races and genders, algorithms developed at UB close the gap.

  • Art of diversity
    1/18/24

    A (much) larger-than-life mural is taking shape in the atrium of the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences.

  • Health disparities at beginning of life focus of UB study
    1/18/24

    The study aims to fill a gap by looking at socioeconomic, racial and ethnic disparities in children’s health and development from birth through the first year.

  • PhD student publishes guide to teaching Black history
    1/17/24

    The text for elementary students by Dawnavyn James promotes teaching Black history beyond one month a year.

  • UBCFA presents diverse spring lineup
    1/17/24

    Music, comedy, dance, opera and distinguished speakers are among the top-notch events being offered to the UB and Western New York communities.

  • Gift from Korea Foundation to fund professorship
    1/12/24

    The $2 million gift will help position UB to become an emerging leader in research and education in Korean studies.

  • Student shines as future of AI at State of the State
    1/10/24

    Computer science student Holliday Sims attended the address in Albany as an invited guest of Gov. Kathy Hochul.

  • Cabrini funding continues to support dental vans
    1/10/24

    Another grant from the Mother Cabrini Health Foundation will allow the School of Dental Medicine to expand service to underserved populations.

  • Panel to address mental wellness in the Black community
    1/10/24

    UB researchers Rebecca Ashare and Christina King will take part in the “Hope & Healing” event.

  • Five faculty members receive Gender Institute grants
    1/9/24

    The funding will support interdisciplinary research projects in various fields.

  • Blue Table expands services
    1/4/24

    UB's food pantry has renovated its space, extended its hours and hired a coordinator — all to better serve students experiencing food insecurity.

  • Attitude, dedication and honoring one’s roots
    12/20/23

    UB alumnus and Schomburg fellow Jeffrey Pimentel aims to improve health care for underserved populations.

  • Nature links Indigenous perspective, STEM
    12/19/23

    The connection to nature is “its own science,” says UB physics major and NASA intern Alyssa Warrior.

  • Changing the Black East Side
    12/18/23

    Spurred by the “Harder We Run” report, a pilot iinitiative will holistically tackle one neighborhood’s social determinants of health.

  • Meet Monica Miles
    12/18/23

    The engineering faculty member, hired as part of UB's historic faculty hiring initiative, works with community groups to solve real-life engineering issues.

  • Nam honored as Activist Scholar
    12/15/23

    The UB social work professor was recognized by the Partnership for the Public Good for her language access work with refugee and migrant communities.