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Department News

10/8/18

The effects and effectiveness of school security measures will be the topic of a national conference organized by Jeremy Finn, professor in the UB Graduate School of Education.

3/8/18

An Associated Press article about the strike by West Virginia teacher unions interviews UB researcher Tom Ramming, who attributed much of West Virginia’s impact to its statewide scope.

4/19/17

UB's Raechele L. Pope has received the Contribution to Knowledge Award presented by the ACPA - College Student Educators International, one of the organization’s highest honors.

1/25/17

The grant also funds research centers in geographic information and in education innovation at UB.

School News

12/10/19
Tiffany Karalis Noel, clinical assistant professor from the Department of Learning and Instruction, is exploring how to reduce gender bias against women in STEM education. “Despite progress with recruitment, as women in the United States continue to be underrepresented in STEM fields, it is imperative to understand the factors that may influence women’s feelings of belonging and motivation to remain in STEM fields,” Karalis Noel writes in a commentary article, “Exploring Non-Retention of Women in STEM,” for Teachers College Record.
12/3/19
Herbert Foster, a professor emeritus from the Department of Learning and Instruction, was completely caught off guard on a Friday afternoon. While visiting Edgartown Public Library (EPL) in Massachusetts, of which Foster serves as a trustee, former United States first lady Michelle Obama surprised students, patrons and staff members with an unannounced visit. “Everybody was overwhelmed with joy and we are really hoping our former first lady will become a regular to the library and read more often to the kids,” Foster said.
11/26/19

UB psychologist and mindfulness expert Catherine Cook-Cottone offers tips to deal with stress during holidays.

11/26/19
Lilliam Malavé Lopez, associate professor from the Department of Learning and Instruction (LAI), received her second Fulbright-Hays Program grant to start an 18-month project for language and culture content training along with research through immersion in Mandarin language and Chinese culture. “The purpose of this project is to contribute to the improvement of modern foreign languages and area studies in the U.S. by providing opportunities for faculty, students and teachers to study in a foreign country,” says Malavé Lopez. “We want to increase the Mandarin language capacity and Chinese culture knowledge of the participants.”