Today we stand with our community still reeling, in shock and in profound grief over the shooting in Buffalo on Saturday. Knowing that racially motivated mass shootings are on the rise in this country does little to prepare us for how to grapple with their impact in the place that we all call home.
UB geography doctoral student Naiima Khahaifa is one of 36 students in the U.S. to win the Ford Dissertation Fellowship, an award that provides support for doctoral students completing and defending their dissertation.
Samiha Islam, a rising junior majoring in health and human services and statistics, has been named a “Key into Public Service Scholar” by the Phi Beta Kappa Society, the nation’s most prestigious academic honor society.
New UB research examining the relationship between behavior and health outcomes in China suggests that education and wealth are not necessarily tied to better health, in contrast to what studies have found in many Western countries. In some cases, higher socioeconomic status in China is associated with similar — or even worse — health outcomes.
Paul Dewan Jr., Krish Patel and Meghan Sullivan were selected to receive the prestigious scholarship that is awarded to sophomores and juniors who have outstanding potential and intend to pursue advanced degrees in mathematics, the natural sciences or engineering.
Seven UB students and alumni have won Fulbright awards, the prestigious national scholarship competition for grants to study, research and teach abroad, a success rate equaling UB’s best-ever year for these “global citizen” Fulbright scholars.