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UBE 302: College to Career Summer 2016

Posted by Tim on May 5, 2016 in Academics, Networking, Summer Courses

UBE 302: How to transition from college to your career
Summer 2016 Online
Register for this course in the HUB

What’s this course about?

Examining the components of managing a successful job/internship search by focusing on goal setting, identifying transferable skills, professional branding and integration of effective search skills.  Self-assessment instruments, planning and research skills will be cultivated to help generate career paths and facilitate  your transition into the world of work.

Contact Zach Slaybaugh: 716-645-2231 in UB Career Services


CODE: Debugging the Gender Gap to UB Documentary Screening May 17

Posted by Tim on May 3, 2016 in Event, Networking, Workshops

UB Women in STEM Cooperative is partnering with WNY STEM to bring CODE: Debugging the Gender Gap to UB for WNY’s Premiere screening on Tuesday, May 17, 2016 from 12:00 p.m. to 2 p.m. in 280 Park Hall.

CODE documentary exposes the dearth of American female and minority software engineers and explores the reasons for this gender gap and digital divide. The film highlights breakthrough efforts that are producing more diverse programmers and shows how this critical gap can be closed. CODE asks: what would society gain from having more women and minorities code and how do we get there?

Everyone is welcome. Admission is free but space is limited, so advanced registration is requested.<>

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Admission is free and open to the public. Register today to reserve your seat.


REU Undergraduate Research Opportunity in Computer Science and Engineering

Posted by Tim on May 3, 2016 in Academics, Honors Experiences, Networking, Research Information and Opportunities, Summer Research

Dr. Jing Gao is seeking multiple undergraduate research assistants for Summer 2016. These positions are through the REU supplement of her NSF project: Students will receive a stipend for the summer and funding for traveling to a conference if the summer research turns into a publication. In the summer, students working on this project will implement data processing and mining methods, and visualize the results. Any interested students are welcome to apply. Experience in web programming or data visualization is a plus but not required. Female students and students from under-represented group are especially encouraged to apply.  To apply, please contact Dr. Gao at with resume and unofficial transcript.