As Avishai Afek, MS ’21, worked on his GSE master’s degree in mental health counseling, he discovered an unexpected, entrepreneurial path. In the months ahead, he will launch StartWell, a business he created at UB to solve a fundamental problem in the mental health care system: There is not always a clear way for people to research and find a good therapist.
Children who eat slower are less likely to be extroverted and impulsive, according to a new study co-led by the University at Buffalo and Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and co-autored by a GSE professor and doctoral candidate.
The research sought to uncover the relationship between temperament and eating behaviors in early childhood. The findings are critical because faster eating and greater responsiveness to food cues have been linked to obesity risk in children.
College students who engaged in four or more high-impact practices, such as study abroad or internships, have a 70 percent chance of enrolling in graduate school or finding a full-time job after earning a bachelor’s degree, according to a new study by UB GSE researchers.
To improve the experiences of Black children in schools, particularly Black girls, a pair of researchers, who met and collaborated at GSE, suggest a new framework to help school leaders rethink anti-Black policies and practices, and help Black children recognize and celebrate their cultural identity.
As part of a new UB effort to help faculty reimagine their courses to include more diverse perspectives, two GSE professors shared their expertise and ideas with colleagues as one of a series of “Inclusive Pedagogy” online seminars organized by UB’s Office of Inclusive Excellence.