University Honors College - The Honorable mention
Monday
11/12/18

New Honors Seminar SOC 469

Posted by Tim on November 12, 2018 in Academics, Honors Experiences, Honors Seminars

  • SOC 469 Seminar is now being offered from 2:00pm-4:40pm. To have this honors seminar added to your schedule, please email Allison at asuflita@buffalo.edu.

This upper-level undergraduate and graduate seminar will investigate the intersecting politics of work, poverty, and punishment in America. This class will require extensive reading and intensive class participation. In it, we will explore topics such as mass incarceration and prison labor, race and citizenship, work and welfare, worker resistance and social movements. Students will gain a deep and broad understanding of these important and interrelated dynamics in American today.

Monday
11/12/18

GloBULL Gallery: Photo Exhibition

Posted by Tim on November 12, 2018 in Uncategorized

You are invited to attend our annual GloBULL Gallery Photo Exhibition. This event is held during International Education Week to showcase the meaningful study abroad experiences of University at Buffalo students. UB students who studied abroad (outside the US) as well as international students who study at UB have submitted photos and testimonials and many will be there in person to share their extraordinary experiences with you! We hope you will come to see our world through our students’ global lens! The full IEW schedule can be viewed at buffalo.edu/intlservices/iew.

Tuesday, November 13th from 11:00am-2:00pm in the Student Union Lobby

 

Monday
11/12/18

InFocus: Migrant Caravan Friday, November 16

Posted by Tim on November 12, 2018 in Uncategorized

Join us for the next InFocus on Friday, November 16, 2018 at 12 noon in 107 Capen Hall (Colloquium room). The topic will be Migrant Caravan-: Repelling “invasion” or denying refuge?

Moderator: Rick Su, Professor, University at Buffalo School of Law

 

Tuesday
11/06/18

Accepting Applications for the Western NY Prosperity Fellowship Program-Open to All Undergrad Majors!

Posted by Tim on November 6, 2018 in Academics, Competitions, Fellowships, Honors Experiences, Internships, Scholarship Opportunities, Stress Relief, Workshops

Accepting applications for the Western New York Prosperity Fellowship Program | Open to all UG majors and select GRAD programs: 

Seeking students with an entrepreneurial drive who want to make a difference in Western New York

A leadership development program that provides selected Fellows professional development opportunities, as well as resources and access to WNY business leaders. WNY Prosperity Fellows are awarded a paid summer internship; scholarship support awarded during the academic year up to $25,000 based on a student’s unmet financial need, and an enrichment fund of $1,000. This fellowship program will assist undergraduate and graduate students who are actively preparing for careers that further economic development and growth, especially in the WNY region. Open to all undergraduate majors and select graduate programs including students in the School of Management, School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, School of Architecture and Planning, and School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences.

Fellowship eligibility:  

  • current sophomores, juniors, seniors and graduate students are eligible to apply;
  • should have minimum 3.0 cumulative UG GPA / 3.5 cumulative GRAD GPA;
  • have an interest in bolstering the WNY economy through job creation;
  • complete the 2019-2020 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) by the advised deadline. Please note that you may file a FAFSA using estimated income information and update your FAFSA once you complete your current tax return.

For full details, visit the fellowship website at:  http://www.buffalo.edu/entrepreneurship.html | Application Deadline: March 15, 2019

Candidates are encouraged to attend Fellowship information sessions:

  • Wednesday, Nov. 14 at 12:30 p.m., 131 Cary Hall, South Campus
  • Wednesday, Nov. 14 at 2 p.m., 220 Student Union, North Campus
  • Monday, Nov. 19 at 3 p.m., 220 Student Union, North Campus
  • Wednesday, Nov. 28 at 2 p.m., 220 Student Union, North Campus
  • Tuesday, Dec. 4 at 1 p.m., 220 Student Union, North Campus
  • Wednesday, Dec. 5 at 2 p.m., 220 Student Union, North Campus
Monday
11/05/18

UB SLIDE 2019: London & Paris

Posted by Tim on November 5, 2018 in Uncategorized

Description

The UB Student Leadership International Dialogue and Exchange (SLIDE) Program is an abbreviated international learning experience specifically designed for UB student leaders, giving them an opportunity to learn about leadership and culture from a global perspective and interact firsthand with other student leaders from around the world.

UB SLIDE 2019 will take place from May 21 – June 1, 2019, and will be traveling to London, England and Paris, France!

The UB SLIDE program is designed to expose University at Buffalo student leaders to leadership and culture abroad in a number of facets. Students will:

  • Analyze historical and cultural types of leadership
  • Experience cultures that are different from their own
  • Reflect on their experiences from a holistic worldview perspective
  • Examine the reciprocal nature of leadership and culture

Applications accepted on a rolling basis until 11:59 PM on Sunday, December 2, 2018.

For details and to apply, click here

 

Monday
11/05/18

UB’s Fulbright Scholars Panel & Reception

Posted by Tim on November 5, 2018 in Uncategorized

Monday
11/05/18

Join us for lunch 11/13 with an MAE/ASE Honors Alum!

Posted by Tim on November 5, 2018 in Uncategorized

Are you interested in flight dynamics or the commercial space industry? How about entrepreneurship or graduate school? Thinking of applying for the Barry Goldwater Scholarship or a National Science Foundation Fellowship?

Come have lunch on November 13 with Bradley Cheetham, MAE and ASE and Honors grad (’09) to talk about all these topics and more!

Monday
11/05/18

Undergraduate Internship/Independent Study Position

Posted by Tim on November 5, 2018 in Uncategorized

Site: University at Buffalo, Office of Success and Retention (SSR)
Time frame: Spring 2019

Start date: a few days before the start of UB classes. Time off during semester breaks and in
between semesters will be permitted.
Supervisor: Vivian Jimenez, Assistant Director (SSR)
Lia Hallett, Assistant Director (SSR)
Darren Portis, Senior Academic Advisor (CAS)

Primary duties and responsibilities:

  1. Assist students with strengthening, developing and practicing the skills and strategies needed to
    succeed in college (academically and holistically)
  2. Coaches will be present in the regular weekly meetings of the course (see sections on p.2)
    a. Monitor students during class; participate in and elicit class discussion; and also assist the
    instructor and course assistant with class preparation/presentation when needed.
  3. Coaches will be assigned to a “caseload” of 5-8 students from the class:
    1. Coaches will meet with students (one-on-one and/or virtually via UBLearns) on a weekly basis (outside of formal class meeting time, as the 3 rd hour of class)
      1. At these meetings they will check assignments, discuss any issues, make appropriate referrals to any additional resources and assist students in becoming more familiar with UB.
    2. Coaches will check in with Course Assistant (Graduate Intern/Co-Instructor) on a regular basis and as necessary should any issues arise.

Time Commitment:

  • As per the requirements of the credit bearing course associated with this Internship/Independent
    Study, the student will complete ON AVERAGE, 10 hours per week over a 15 week periods during
    the spring 2019 semester (January 2019-May 2019). (Felixibilty is permitted within reason).

Compensation:

  •  3 Credits as per a CPM (or other approved) 495/499 internship or independent study course.

NOTE: After the 2nd week the M,W,F sections DO NOT meeting formally on Friday and the T,R section
will end at 10:20 am; this is to allow time for students to meet with the Peer coaches either during tat
time or at another mutually convenient time.

CPM203 Coach application (2)

Monday
10/29/18

UB Linguistics Department Internships (LIN 496) Open to ALL Undergraduates

Posted by Tim on October 29, 2018 in Academics, Honors Experiences, Internships, Teaching Opportunities

UB Linguistics Department internship (LIN 496) Would you like to earn UB credit, gain valuable teaching experience, and make a contribution to your community at the same time?  The Department of Linguistics at the University at Buffalo is offering a Teaching Internship for the Spring 2019 semester, which places UB undergraduate students in the Buffalo Public Schools as a teacher’s aide or tutor, to work with children on developing their language and literacy skills.  This internship is open to students from any major and grade level who are native or near-native speakers of English and have at least a 2.0 GPA.  For three credits, interns work 112 hours over the course of the semester (about 8-10 hours per week), in a classroom or tutoring room in one of the public schools.  Interns can be placed in an early childhood school, an elementary school, a middle school, or a high school; the children in the schools include Spanish-English bilinguals, inner-city children, and international students. There are also a very few slots for interns to work with school psychologists, guidance counselors, and social workers.  (CDS majors interested in working with an SLP should contact their own department first to inquire about their internship program.) To find out more about the Linguistics Department internship, or to request an application, please stop by Dr. David Fertig’s office, 638 Baldy Hall (Fall 2018 office hours: Monday 1:30-2:30 p.m. and Friday, 10:30–11:30 a.m.) or e-mail him at: fertig@buffalo.edu.  (Please include “LIN 496 Internship” in the subject line of your e-mail.)

Monday
10/29/18

UB Aging Information Sprint Friday, November 2 1-6 p.m. in the Student Union

Posted by Tim on October 29, 2018 in Community Announcements, Competitions, Event, Networking, Workshops

Innovation Sprint: Aging Innovation Challenge
Friday, November 2, 2018
1-6 p.m.
210 Student Union

Seeking Innovators do develop prototypes to assist older New Yorkers

Join the Innovation Spring as an IDEA Champion or contribute your talent to a team as sa FREE Agent.

Register at: https://tinyurl.com/UBAginglnnovation18

The time to create tomorrow’s solutions is now!

Students and faculty from all disciplines welcome. Winning teams will compete in finals for $5,000 in prizes.  Bring yourself-we’ll take care of the food and swag!

Sponsored by the UB Center for Successful Aging and Blackstone LaunchPad