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Department News

7/29/15

When students begin to study calculus, equations and their graphs are mostly drawn on a “flat” plane. It’s when students proceed to advanced calculus that they find paper and pencil inadequate.

6/24/15

Maryam Sadat Sharifian, a UB doctoral student in the Graduate School of Education, has received three awards to encourage her “to make a difference in the world.”

6/19/15

The Department of Learning and Instruction has launched two new online programs, adding to a growing list of online offerings by the UB Graduate School of Education.

3/16/15

Newcomers including animal ambassadors from Hawk Creek Wildlife Center and tales of the return of wolves in Yellowstone National Park join the ever-popular “cryogenic banana” at this year’s Science Exploration Day, the University at Buffalo’s “Cool Science” festival.

School News

9/10/19
Alexandra Schindel, associate professor from the Department of Learning and Instruction (LAI), is partnering with Buffalo Niagara Waterkeeper to support their youth-centered education programs. High school students from Buffalo Public Schools are recruited to participate in these programs. This collaborative project, which includes LAI faculty members Ryan Rish and Sameer Honwad and UB Department of Geology faculty member Christopher Lowry, is part of the UB Graduate School of Education Faculty in Residence Program.
9/3/19
When she was a sophomore at UB, Joanna Saintil was fired from the College Success Center in Buffalo Public Schools' Bennett High School by Nathan Daun-Barnett, associate professor from the Department of Educational Leadership and Policy, who hired the work study students for the center through a GEAR UP grant. Saintil, currently a master’s student from the Department of Counseling, School and Educational Psychology (CSEP), often challenged her supervisors to do more to help Bennett students. As her temper became shorter, she began to hurt her relationships in Bennett.
8/27/19
Amy VanScoy, associate professor from the Department of Information Science, was collecting data in the United States when she decided to turn her research on librarians into an international study. “Personally, I find it ethnocentric if I only conduct studies in the United States,” said VanScoy. “I want to do research in other countries because there has to be some differences that we can learn from.” She is leading a global project across Slovenia, South Africa and the United States examining different librarian approaches to reference and information services (RIS).
8/19/19

A story on HuffingtonPost about how to tell whether your child is being a bully or doing normal mean kid stuff interviews Amanda Nickerson.