Archive

7/13/18

Bullying expert Amanda Nickerson spoke with the The New York Times about new plans released by the Secret Service to help prevent school shootings.

4/23/18

“BAND Against Bullying,” the annual competition to raise bullying awareness, will take place 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 25, at the UB Center for the Arts on the North Campus.

3/19/18

National leaders on preventing and recovery from school violence converge on campus.

3/8/18

UB will host the 15th annual Safe Schools Initiative Seminar, Advanced School Threat Assessment Training, on March 20 in the Center for the Arts, UB North Campus. The event is free, but registration is required.

2/28/18

Amanda B. Nickerson, director of UB’s Alberti Center for Bullying Abuse Prevention, has endorsed a pointed “Call to Action to Prevent Gun Violence,” joining other prominent scholars in urging “a change in mindset and policy” to protect children and adults.

2/21/18

An NBC News article about last week’s mass shooting and a Colorado man who claimed that the only thing that stopped him from carrying out his own bloodbath years ago was his inability to get a gun interviews UB researcher Amanda Nickerson.

2/15/18

Washington Post article about the need for more health professionals to help students before catastrophes occur interviews Amanda Nickerson, director of UB’s Alberti Center for Bullying Abuse Prevention.

4/10/17

A $1.9 million National Institutes of Health grant will enable UB professor Myles S. Faith to test a family-based treatment for childhood obesity using innovative technology that allows study participants to be treated in their homes.

3/1/17

Working with the Greece Central School District, researchers aim to help teachers recognize and report sexual abuse.

1/25/17

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

9/27/16

UB’s Alberti Center for Bullying Abuse Prevention takes on the challenges of bullying abuse and people with disabilities at its annual daylong conference on Sept. 29.

8/15/16

Program encourages collaboration among researchers, while serving as a springboard to external funding.

6/28/16

Research by UB's Myles Faith points to 'positive parenting' strategies for mealtimes.

4/20/16

UB plans to launch its first academic, no-cost, “massive open online course” — or MOOC — this month on Coursera, the world’s largest, open, online education provider.

4/19/16
BUFFALO, N.Y. – The Alberti Center for Bullying Abuse Prevention at the University at Buffalo will again join forces with Hodgson Russ LLP, M&T Bank and Ingram Micro for another “BAND Against Bullying” school arts competition to be held at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, April 26, in the Center for the Arts on the UB North Campus.
3/15/16

National experts join more than 900 school educators and counselors at Safe Schools seminar.

3/2/16

How and why children carry weapons is the subject of a $3.4 million interdisciplinary study led by two UB researchers looking to find ways high-risk children can escape a cycle of violence.

11/19/15

Security measures in American high schools can have unintended consequences that hinder, rather than help students learn.

10/6/15

Bullying, harassment and intimidation in schools takes center stage in this year’s annual conference hosted by UB’s Alberti Center for Bullying Abuse Prevention on Oct. 19.