Students Get a Glimpse of Poverty

This year's incoming University at Buffalo Master's of Social Work class had a unique chance to imagine what it is like to live one month of poverty during the school's first-ever "poverty simulation" incorporated in the school's student orientation that took place today, Friday August 27.

About 75 master's students entering UB's School of Social Work curriculum will be part of the role-playing exercise simulating the plight of 26 different families facing poverty. READ MORE...