University Honors College - The Honorable mention
Wednesday
02/14/18

Invitation to Join BRIDGES

Posted by Tim on February 14, 2018 in Community Announcements, Networking, Workshops

INVITATION TO JOIN BRIDGES

BRIDGES (Building Relationships Involving Diverse Groups of Engaged Students) is currently accepting applications from undergraduates who are interested in exploring issues of global diversity and community engagement, and challenging social barriers.  The students will make new connections with fellow American and international students by participating in a series of activities during the Spring 2018 semester, including a high ropes course, community service, team building and cross-cultural activities, and a film screening and discussion. Students will receive a certificate of completion.

For more information, log into UBLinked and search for “Transcending Borders UB”.  The BRIDGES 2018 application can be found under the FORMS tab or here.

Contact Caitlin Rioux at 645-2258 or cmrioux@buffalo.edu  with questions.  Applications are due on Sunday, February 18.  Space is limited so sign up early!

Wednesday
02/14/18

2018-2019 National Military Intelligence Foundation (NMIF) Scholarship Deadline to apply is April 30

Posted by Tim on February 14, 2018 in Competitions, Scholarship Opportunities, Stress Relief

The National Military Intelligence Foundation (NMIF) is pleased to announce the 2018-2019 competition for scholarships to support students pursuing courses of study and formal degrees in intelligence studies and related disciplines.

This year NMIF will  award at least eight scholarships for full time undergraduate or graduate study.  A scholarship valued at $6,000 will be presented in honor of LTG James A. Williams, USA (Ret), former Director of the Defense Intelligence Agency, a Fellow of the Foundation, and a NMIF Lifetime Achievement Awardee.  Additionally, we will award one scholarship $5,000; two scholarships each valued at $3,500; two each valued at $2,500 and as well as two honorable mentions  valued at $1,000 each.  The funds will be provided to the academic institutions to be applied to the winning applicants’ tuition, each award will be accompanied by an invitation to attend the NMIF/NMIA Awards Banquet to be held on June 3d, 2018.

Attached is the announcement and an application form (in both PDF and Word) for this years competition.  Please note that the deadline for applications by e-mail to the address below is April 30, 2018.  Questions are welcome via e-mail to the same address.  2018_19 NMIF Scholarship Application_

Wednesday
02/14/18

UB Career Services “Skillshops” Spring 2018

Posted by Tim on February 14, 2018 in Community Announcements, Event, Internships, Job Opportunity, Networking, New Programs, Stress Relief, Student Job Opportunities, Workshops

“Skillshops”, also known as workshops, here is where you’ll learn the top skills needed for today’s job market.

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Wednesday 2/14/2018

4:00pm  145 A Student Union

 

Creating a Great LinkedIn Profile

Monday 2/19/2018

4:00pm  330 Student Union

 

STEM Majors: Jobs and Internships

Tuesday 2/20/2018

3:30pm  Student Union Theater

 

Health and Laboratory Science Majors: Jobs and Internships

Wednesday 2/21/2018

4:00pm  111 Kimball Tower

 

Art, Media Studies, Music and Theater Majors: Jobs and Internships

Thursday 2/22/2018

3:30pm  330 Student Union

 

History, English, and Foreign Language Majors: Jobs and Internships

Monday 2/26/2018

4:00pm  330 Student Union

 

Psychology and Social Science Majors: Jobs and Internships

Tuesday 2/27/2018

3:30pm  330 Student Union

 

Job and Internship Search Strategies

Wednesday 2/28/2018

4:00pm  330 Student Union

 

Making the Most of the Job and Internship Fair

Monday 3/5/2018

4:00pm  330 Student Union

 

Interviewing Hacks That Work

Tuesday 3/6/2018

3:30pm  330 Student Union

 

Salary Negotiation Tips

Wednesday 3/14/2018

4:00pm  330 Student Union

 

Networking for Introverts

Tuesday 3/27/2018

3:30pm  330 Student Union

 

What can I do with a major in…?

Thursday 3/29/2018

3:30pm  330 Student Union

 

 

See all UB Career Services events at:  http://www.buffalo.edu/career/events.html

Wednesday
02/14/18

How will you advocate for Equity? Final Teach for America Application Deadline for 2018 Corps is March 2

Posted by Tim on February 14, 2018 in Career Opportunities, Student Job Opportunities

Educational equity is the issue that will most shape the course of our nation, and it requires the most driven, passionate leaders your generation has to offer. Making sure all children have an excellent education will determine whether we thrive as a nation. Opportunity begins with education.

 

By joining Teach For America, you will be part of a powerful network of over 50,000 leaders working to expand opportunity across career fields. As an alum, you will lead alongside and together with colleagues who are shaping the political, economic, and social future of our country. Check out some of the inspiring ways TFA alumni are leading across education, policy, business, medicine, law, and other sectors.

 

How will you advocate for equity? Apply to the corps today.

 

FINAL Application Deadline for the 2018 corps (for 2018 graduates) and the 2019 corps (for 2019 graduates): Friday, March 2, 2018

 

To learn more, visit www.teachforamerica.org.  

 

All majors accepted. Full salary and benefits. 50,000+ alumni network.

Monday
02/12/18

AAUW Tech Savvy Program Volunteers Needed March 17

Posted by Tim on February 12, 2018 in Community Announcements, Event, Networking, Volunteering, Volunteers Needed

Call for Volunteers – AAUW Tech Savvy Program –Saturday, March 17

Register to volunteer by Feb 24.

AAUW, the American Association of University Women, is a national organization advocating for equity and education for women and girls.  Locally, the Buffalo branch – sixth oldest branch in the country—provides scholarship and interest-free loans for women and men.

The branch will host its thirteenth anniversary Tech Savvy conference on Saturday, March 17, at the University at Buffalo North (Amherst) campus.  Tech Savvy inspires middle school girls to pursue careers in STEM (science, engineering, technology, and math) areas through fun workshops.  The on a roll program provides follow-through sessions for high school girls.  And, adult sessions feature topics for parents, teachers, and other adults.   This year’s theme : I am a Tech Savvy Girl: Ingenious, Innovative, Insightful!

Tech Savvy Buffalo is the flagship program for the national Tech Savvy program, with new sites nationwide since 2014.

Along with support from AAUW, the conference is made possible due to support from Praxair, Baxter, and UB’s School of Engineering & Applied Sciences.

The program is run by approximately 100+ volunteers.   Volunteers are needed to help with set up, registration, room monitoring, ushering, and snack services.  Volunteers are needed for the full conference (7AM – 5pm)  or for morning (7 AM – 1pm) or afternoon (noon – 5pm) shifts.

Volunteers will receive continental breakfast, lunch, and t-shirt.  Volunteers are also invited to the pre-Tech Savvy reception on Friday, March 16.

Recent college graduates (within last two years) who volunteer can receive a complimentary first year national AAUW membership.

Volunteers are asked to sign up and provide the information below at https://goo.gl/forms/1zDtn9vOTSowh4IP2

 

Information Requested from all  Volunteers

Name

School

Grade Level & Major

Phone Number

Email address

Mailing Address

T shirt size (generic adult sizes)

Any preference for type of assignment – or any restrictions

Preference for shift (morning, afternoon, or all day)

Please also let us know how you heard about this conference / volunteering.

If you will graduate within the next year or graduated in the last two years, are you interested in AAUW national membership? (yes/no)

If yes, please indicate Degree & Graduation Date

 

Additional Questions? Email us at aauwtswny@cs.com              

Thank you!!!

Monday
02/12/18

Honors College TA Information Session February 23

Posted by Tim on February 12, 2018 in Honors Experiences, Honors Program Announcements, Teaching Opportunities

Honors Teaching Assistants (TA) facilitate HON 102: Freshmen Honors Colloquium sections in the spring semester. Freshmen Honors Colloquium is a required two-credit service learning course that provides first-year Honors students an opportunity to participate in civic engagement opportunities in the city of Buffalo.  In addition to leading course discussions, grading assignments, providing feedback and assistance to the course instructor, maintaining office hours, serving as a mentor to students, TA’s will act as a liaison between the students and community partners.

Join us for an information session on Friday, February 23, 2018 at 3 p.m. in 108 Capen Hall to learn more!

Monday
02/12/18

How I Built This and Product Launch with SUNNIVA Super Coffee February 16

Posted by Tim on February 12, 2018 in Community Announcements, Event, Networking

How I Built This on Friday, February 16th at 11:00 a.m. in 210 Student Union:

Join us to help launch SUNNIVA Super Coffee, recently featured on ABC’s Shark Tank at UB. The founder will join Blackstone LaunchPad at UB for How I Built This on Friday, February 16th at 11:00 a.m. in 210 Student Union. Jordan Decicco, Founder, 22 years old began his venture as a student working with Blackstone LaunchPad at University of Philadelphia. Jordan will be interviewed by a UB Student Entrepreneur in a raw and authentic interview format to share his story and experience on ABC’s Shark Tank.  If you’re looking for a side gig, SUNNIVA Super Coffee is looking for student representatives to promote product at UB.

Program Co-sponsored by Blackstone LaunchPad at UB and UB Campus Dining & Shops.

Monday
02/12/18

UB LSAMP Summer Research Program Applications Due February 28

Posted by Tim on February 12, 2018 in Academics, Fellowships, Honors Experiences, Internships, Research Information and Opportunities, Scholarship Opportunities, Summer Research

LSAMP Summer Program Highlights include:

  • Summer Research Internship with a UB Faculty Member
  • A $4000 stipend
  • Presenting a research poster at the UB Undergraduate Research Conference in Niagara Falls

See the details below and apply online at: engineering.buffalo.edu/home/outreach/diversity/lsamp/summer.html

Applications are due February 28th!!!

For more details, visit: f9f.us/180228-lsamp-research-experience

Friday
02/09/18

Humanities to the Rescue: Margaret Atwood and more at UB!

Posted by Tim on February 9, 2018 in Event

The UB Humanities Institute presents Humanities to the Rescue: a four-day event that begins on Friday, March 9 with “An Evening with Margaret Atwood” (Eileen Silvers Visiting Professor in the Arts & Humanities) ​​and continues through the weekend with an environmental film festival, curated by Professor Adam Rome from the UB Department of History. A full itinerary of the weekend-long event can be found online through the UB Humanities Institute.

“An Evening with Margaret Atwood”
(Eileen Silvers Visiting Professor
in the Arts & Humanities)
 

Friday, March 9 | 8 p.m.
UB Center for the Arts

Tickets can be purchased online or at the box office.

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Environmental Film Festival
Saturday, March 10 – Monday, March 12, 2018

Saturday, March 10
UB Center for the Arts, Screening Room

3 p.m.​The Age of Stupid​, Dir. Franny Armstrong (2014)
5:50 p.m.​A Sea Change​, Dir. Barbara Ettinger (2009)


​​Sunday, March 11

UB Center for the Arts, Screening Room

3 p.m.​Merchants of Doubt​, Dir. Robert Kenner (2014)
5:30 p.m.​The Age of Consequences
​, Dir. Jared P. Scott (2016)


​​Monday, March 12

Hallwalls Contemporary Arts Center
341 Delaware Avenue | Buffalo, NY 14202

7 p.m.​In the Air: ​A Work in Progress Screening​ with Dir. John Fiege

Friday
02/09/18

1st Annual UB RIS²E Entrepreneurship and Innovation Lecture Series

Posted by Tim on February 9, 2018 in Academic Presentations, Academics

The RIS²E Entrepreneurship and Innovation Lecture Series is an interdisciplinary lecture series on entrepreneurship and innovation across the fields of engineering, law, management, and medicine.  This series will run once a month from September to May in the CTRC Building on the 5th Floor from 4pm-5pm. Additionally, the lecture series will be streamed live across the various campuses.  Details on live streaming to follow.

If you have any questions, please contact Kelsey Connors at kjc36@buffalo.edu or Nargis Hossain at nhossain@buffalo.edu

If you would like to livestream this lecture please go to this link: https://livestream.com/accounts/24223711/events/7704017

Please REGISTER at  http://bit.ly/2gr2rNU