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Victims of Sexual Assault on College Campuses Are at High Risk for Future Assaults

Victims of Sexual Assault on College Campuses Are at High Risk for Future Assaults

A new study by researchers at the University at Buffalo finds that college women who have been victims of sexual assault are three times as likely as women on college campuses generally to be victims of sexual assault again .

Two Women Psychologists Honored for Paper Written a Quarter Century Ago

Two Women Psychologists Honored for Paper Written a Quarter Century Ago

In 1989 Jennifer Crocker, now of Ohio State University, and Brenda Major, now at the University of California, Santa Barbara, co-authored a paper on social stigma and self-esteem. Since then, the work has been cited more than 3,500 times by authors of other published works over the past quarter century.

Five Women Who Are Taking on New Faculty Roles

Five Women Who Are Taking on New Faculty Roles

The women in new teaching posts are Marilyn Morris of the University at Buffalo, Mahsa Kazempour at Penn State, Ruihong Huang at Texas A&M University, Margaret Greenwald at Wayne State University and Francesca Cavallo at the University of New Mexico.

Five Woman in New Teaching Roles at Colleges and Universities

Five Woman in New Teaching Roles at Colleges and Universities

The women with new teaching assignments are Brenda Russell at Penn State-Berks, Yasmin Tyler-Hill at the Morehouse School of Medicine, Carol Brewer at the University at Buffalo, Cristina Ortiz at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay, and Tomie Hahn at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.

Two Architecture Professors Win Environmental Design Research Awards

Two Architecture Professors Win Environmental Design Research Awards

Two faculty members at the University at Buffalo of the State University of New York system – Lynda Schneekloth and Sue Weidemann – have been honored with the 2014 Career Award from the Environmental Design Research Association.

Two Woman Among the 11 Faculty Named to Distinguished Professorships at the State University of New York

Two Woman Among the 11 Faculty Named to Distinguished Professorships at the State University of New York

Margarita L. Dubocovich, professor and chair of the department of pharmacology and toxicology and Aidong Zhang, professor and chair of computer science and engineering at the University at Buffalo, were named to Distinguished Professorships in the SUNY system.

The University at Buffalo Adds 12 Women to Its Faculty

The University at Buffalo Adds 12 Women to Its Faculty

Of the 22 new faculty members this fall at the University at Buffalo’s College of Arts and Sciences, 12 are women.

University at Buffalo Study Explores Gender Differences in How College Students Describe Inebriated Friends

University at Buffalo Study Explores Gender Differences in How College Students Describe Inebriated Friends

Survey participants were more likely to characterize women with terms that implied moderate levels of inebriation even when they had been drinking heavily while men were more likely to be identified with terms denoting a high level of alcohol use.

Four Women Faculty Members Taking On New Roles

Four Women Faculty Members Taking On New Roles

Debra Barsdale will lead the new doctoral program in nursing at the University of North Carolina. Melissa Harshman will direct the freshman seminar program at the University of Georgia. Meredith Lewis will lead a legal studies center at the University at Buffalo and former N.C. Governor Bev Purdue will teach at Duke.

Catherine Cerulli Named Director of the Susan B. Anthony Center for Women's Leadership

Catherine Cerulli Named Director of the Susan B. Anthony Center for Women’s Leadership

As director, Dr. Cerulli will aim to create and implement programs to celebrate’s women’s achievements and work to overcome the remaining barriers standing in the way of true gender equality.

University at Buffalo Creates a Scholarship Fund to Honor Alison Des Forges

University at Buffalo Creates a Scholarship Fund to Honor Alison Des Forges

The historian and human rights activist, who died in a 2009 plane crash, was best known for alerting the world of the genocide in Rwanda.

A Milestone in Women's Higher Education at the University at Buffalo

A Milestone in Women’s Higher Education at the University at Buffalo

Shannon Seneca is the first Native American woman to earn a Ph.D. from the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences of the University at Buffalo.

Honors for Three Woman Scholars

Honors for Three Woman Scholars

Barbara White, Martha Reinke, and Ann P. McElroy win prestigious awards.

Four New VPs

Four New VPs

Four women have been named university vice presidents: Deborah Bushway, Gretchen Buhlig, Laura Hubbard, and Angela Throneberry.

Study Finds Relationship Between Binge Drinking and Sexual Assault on College Campuses

Study Finds Relationship Between Binge Drinking and Sexual Assault on College Campuses

A quarter of all first-year women college students who engaged in binge drinking were victims of sexual assault.

Four Women Named to Head Academic Centers

Four Women Named to Head Academic Centers

Recently, four women were named directors of academic centers at major research universities.