Politics

News about UB’s political science programs, and related insight into politics. (see all topics)

4/8/20

Personal growth and job skills have taken a backseat to an increased focus on standardized test scores in schools across the nation, according to new University at Buffalo-led research. 

12/26/19

From analyzing the avocado genome to designing a stingray-inspired space exploration vehicle, here are some highlights from a year of discovery.

10/28/19

The research is providing a previously unseen glimpse into the largely unexplored genetics of politicians’ Twitter activity.

9/10/19

National Magazine Award-winning columnist and author of the forthcoming book “Hate Inc." will speak on Sept. 20 in Asbury Hall in Babeville.

9/3/19

UB sociologist interviewed 32 biologists, ecologists, engineers, industry experts and government officials about their inability to guarantee whether or not Asian carp would invade the Great Lakes.

6/25/19

Democrats and Republicans may stand on opposite ends of the political spectrum, but both parties share a hidden agreement surrounding President Donald Trump’s online behavior, found a new UB study.

6/7/19

Deepfakes pose a disinformation threat capable of disrupting the 2020 election, Doermann says.

5/9/19

UN peacekeeping operations can serve as valuable instruments for reducing the duration of civil wars, but PKOs require robust troop deployments to quickly and effectively move combatants in active conflicts toward negotiated settlements, according to a new UB study.

4/3/19

A new book by UB's Cecil Foster looks at the role that sleeping car porters, through their diligence and activism, played in helping to amend immigration policy and secure civil rights for a marginalized population.

1/24/19

Less than 1 percent of users shared 80 percent of fake news, study finds.