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4/6/20
The benefits of small classes help students and last longer than previous research indicated, according to a nationally respected expert on education, class size and school discipline.
4/6/20
A $1.9 million National Institutes of Health grant will enable University at Buffalo 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.
4/6/20
The University at Buffalo’s Alberti Center for Bullying Abuse Prevention will extend its mission to protect and advocate for children by administering a $500,000 grant to study how teachers and other school staff members can recognize and report sexual abuse.
4/6/20
The four-year grant will admit up to 22 graduate students each year into the HRSA Behavioral Health/Substance Use Disorder Scholars Program, which will provide behavioral health education, stipends to offset living expenses, simulated training, and clinical placements in primary care settings in rural and vulnerable communities.
4/6/20
The multiyear, unprecedented, statewide initiative provides free and certified training on basic assessment and treatment of gambling disorders to licensed clinicians.
4/6/20
Parents can best help their children overcome obesity and develop heathy eating habits by adopting a “family treatment” approach to positive habits, including acting as a “champion” for good choices and being a healthy role model
4/6/20
The University at Buffalo’s Alberti Center for Bullying Abuse Prevention has earned a $1.38 million grant to develop and test an approach to reduce bullying and sexual harassment in high schools.
5/14/20
Catherine Cook-Cottone, a faculty member in the Graduate School of Education, says a self-care plan can help you focus, work effectively and stay healthy.
5/14/20
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 UB-led research.
5/14/20
Research finds that China and Korea raised the number of their universities among the top 500 schools in the world through increased government funding and a focus on developing research programs in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fields.
6/16/20
Stay-at-home orders implemented worldwide due to the COVID-19 pandemic worsened diets, sleep and physical activity for children with obesity, according to research co-authored by Myles Faith, PhD.