December 2022

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The gift of a lifetime and a lifetime of commitment

When Pamela Davis Heilman and Robert Heilman decided to make a game-changing gift to UB School of Law, it was no snap decision. But in many ways, this philanthropic gesture was the natural next step in the Heilmans’ longtime commitment to their alma mater—an investment in the future of UB and UB Law that they see as an extension of their decades of involvement, from mentoring to alumni leadership to philanthropic commitment. The result is an extraordinary bequest commitment of $1 million that will endow a new faculty position, the Pamela D. Heilman, JD ’75 and Robert D. Heilman, MBA ’75 Professor of Social Equity and Justice. [Read more]

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A Year in Review by Dean Aviva Abramovsky

Holiday greetings from all your friends at UB School of Law. Wishing you a joyous and healthy new year! [Watch our video]

Law School News

Faculty Spotlight

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Prof. Irus Braverman continues her exploration of more-than-human creatures and the world we share with them

Engaging critically with the “One Health” movement—which sees human health as intertwined with the welfare of animals and the environment—Braverman’s edited volume, More-than-One Health: Humans, Animals, and the Environment Post-COVID (Routledge, 2022), highlights the structural biases and power dynamics that underlie many One Health practices. [Read more]