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Interview with Dr. Irfan Khan, MD turned Entrepreneur December 5th

Posted by Tim on November 30, 2018 in Community Announcements, Event, Networking, Workshops

UB’s Blackstone LaunchPad powered by Techstars will host Dr. Irfan Khan, MD turned entrepreneur for a How I Built Thisan authentic and raw interview of an entrepreneur by a student entrepreneur on Wed., December 5th at 6:30 p.m. in 210 student Union, UB’s North Campus.

Irfan Khan is an MD turned entrepreneur – and he’s innovating in the healthcare industry. In 2015, he founded the startup company Circuit Clinical, which is working to transform the efficiency and experience of clinical trials. Now, patients can learn about clinical research opportunities from physicians they trust and pharmaceutical companies can be more confident that they have the right candidates. Circuit Clinical acts as an Integrated Research Organization and has the advantage of both physician and participant engagement, a network of more than 1 million patients and technology products to enhance the entire experience.


UNYTS: WNY”s Organ, Eye, Tissue and Blood Donation Center Seeks Volunteers

Posted by Tim on November 26, 2018 in Community Announcements, Honors Experiences, Volunteering, Volunteers Needed

Looking for a volunteer opportunity? Unyts is Western New York’s only organ, eye, tissue, and community blood center. Educate the UB and Buffalo community on the benefits of organ and blood donation by participating in easy and fun events around WNY and UB. Help serve local patients in local hospitals and advance the Donate Life mission! For more information and training, contact Maureen Hector at, subject line: UB Volunteer


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

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.


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

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



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



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: | 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

UB SLIDE 2019: London & Paris

Posted by Tim on November 5, 2018 in Uncategorized


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



UB’s Fulbright Scholars Panel & Reception

Posted by Tim on November 5, 2018 in Uncategorized


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!


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).


  •  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)