University Honors College - The Honorable mention
Tuesday
09/05/17

Impacts and Images: Reflections from the 2017 Tanzania Study Abroad Trip September 21

Posted by Tim on September 5, 2017 in Academic Presentations, Event, Networking, Study Abroad

I would like to invite you to “Impacts and Images: Reflections from the 2017 Tanzania Study Abroad Trip” to be held on Thursday, Sept. 21 from  5 – 6:30 pm in 17 Norton, Experiential Learning Network. Refreshments will be provided.

Join us for an informal evening of engaging dialogue and images to include:

  • A selection of narrated photos by famed UB photographer, Doug Levere, to be featured in the Fall edition of UB’s Alumni Magazine, AtBuffalo
  • Student impacts including a video and evolving community-based research project
  • Pedagogical impacts and reflections by UB faculty
  • Information about upcoming trips and evolving global engagement initiatives

The program will be hosted in partnership with American Women for International Understanding (AWIU), an national organization focusing on woman-to-woman global understanding seeking to build membership in the Buffalo Chapter. AWIU offers mini-grants, delegation trips, mentored projects, and works with the State Department to co-host their International Women of Courage Celebration. http://www.awiu.org/about/

RSVP’s are requested to ensure sufficient space and refreshments ubeln@buffalo.edu

Saturday
09/02/17

Malal UB Distinguished Speaker Book Chats September 11-14

Posted by Tim on September 2, 2017 in Academic Presentations, Community Announcements, Event, Networking, Workshops

Malal UB Distinguished Speaker Book Chats

A week of Conversation September 11, 2017 through September 14, 2017…free!

JODY KLEINBERG BIEHL -Clinical Assistant Professor of English Lehman Classroom, Governors Complex -North Campus 9/11 @) 7pm
ANNE MARIE BUTLER -Global Gender Studies, UB Gender Institute Red Jacket Lounge, Ellicott Complex – North Campus -9/12 @) 7pm
SHERRI DARROW -Director of Wellness Education
South Lake Village, North Campus -9/12@) 5:30pm
CARINE MARDOROSSIAN -Professor of English
at the lntercultural & Diversity Center
240 Student Union North Campus -9/13 @) 12:00pm
BARBARA BONO -Associate Professor of English
Silverman Library Seminar Room -North Campus -9/14 @) 12:30pm

CARRIE BRAMEN -Associate Professor of English & Director of UB Gender Institute Goodyear X, Main Street -South Campus -9/14 @) 7pm

Pizza and soda pop to be provide.  For more informaiton, please contact: abutler4@buffalo.edu

Thursday
08/24/17

UB Dental Open House September 9, 2017

Posted by Tim on August 24, 2017 in Academic Presentations, Academics, Community Announcements, Event, Graduate School Programs, Networking, Workshops

On behalf of the University at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine, I’d like to invite you to attend our Fall 2017 Open House on Saturday, September 9, 2017 from 11:00am – 3:00pm. This event is sponsored by the Buffalo Chapter of the American Student Dental Association [ASDA].

During the day, prospective students will have the chance to meet with faculty, admissions officers, and current dental students. Additionally, they’ll receive a tour of the dental school and learn more about joining ASDA. Lunch is included and students will be provided a parting gift.

Students can learn more & register online by visiting: https://www.asdabuffalo.com/committees/pre-dental/open-house/

Sincerely,

Dr. David Brown

Director of Admissions

Monday
04/10/17

An International Symposium

Posted by Tim on April 10, 2017 in Academic Presentations

April 27th, 2017 from 9am- 4pm in 107 Capen Hall

Thursday
04/06/17

Exercise Science Information Session

Posted by Tim on April 6, 2017 in Academic Presentations, Academics

This is a great time to learn more about the major, understand pre-requisites, and find out what types of careers are available for Exercise Science graduates.

The session will be held on:

Tuesday, April 11th from 2-3 PM in 109 Capen Hall

Please email Michelle Incorvia mmi@buffalo.edu with any questions regarding the session.

 

Thursday
04/06/17

From Burma to Buffalo

Posted by Tim on April 6, 2017 in Academic Presentations

The following event is free and open to all, including the public. Feel free to share.

Buffalo News reporter Jerry Zremski and photographer Derek Gee will discuss their experiences reporting on the lives of refugees from Burma during “From Burma to Buffalo,” a presentation sponsored by the School of Social Work’s Immigrant and Refugee Research Institute.

Zremski and Gee, who spent 20 months reporting the series of stories detailing the arrival of more than 8,000 Burmese refugees in Buffalo, also will discuss how the Trump administration’s stance on immigration and refugees will affect refugees in the resettlement program.

Their talk will take place from 3:30-5:30 p.m. April 12 in 403 Hayes Hall, South Campus. The event is free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be served.

Those wishing to attend should RSVP. For further information contact Isok Kim, assistant professor in the School of Social Work.

Tuesday
04/04/17

Engineering Alumni Panel

Posted by Tim on April 4, 2017 in Academic Presentations

ATTENTION ENGINEERING STUDENTS!

The Honors College is excited to bring three engineering alumni back to campus to speak with you about their educational and professional

experiences. Network and learn what possibilities await you before and after graduation.

WELCOME BACK…

Autumn Houseknecht—Advisory Software Engineer  at IBM

Mike Dray—Business Development Manager at Praxair

Nick Gill—Design Engineer at Cobham

 

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 12 at 5:30pm

107 Capen

 

RSVP Today!

http://bit.ly/HC_Spring17Workshops

Wednesday
03/22/17

23rd Annual Undergraduate Research Conference and 13th Annual Graduate School Info Program July 27-29

Posted by Tim on March 22, 2017 in Academic Presentations, Event, Research Information and Opportunities, Summer Research, Workshops

23rd Annual Undergraduate Research Conference & 13th Annual Graduate School Information Program
July 2
7-29, 2017
To be held in beautiful Niagara Falls, New York!

Two of our confirmed keynote speakers include:

David Stovall, PhD

Professor, University of Illinois at Chicago

Scholar of Educational Policy Studies and African-American Studies

Gloria Ladson-Billings, PhD

Professor, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Scholar of Culturally Relevant Pedagogy, Critical Race Theory, and Hip Hop Pedagogy

Our conference will again be offering: inspiring speakers; workshops; oral and poster presentations; a Graduate School Opportunities Fair; a University at Buffalo Graduate School Information Program; the popular Maid of the Mist Boat Tour; and much more!  Prizes, for students, are awarded throughout the Conference!!

This year, we will be offering an optional Pre-Conference Event on Thursday morning (July 27, 2017) at the University at Buffalo.

 The two options will include either:

 A  Guided Walking Tour of our North Campus or

 A School of Engineering and Applied Science (SEAS) tour for those interested in our Engineering Graduate School Programs

 This event will include transportation from and back to the Conference Center in Niagara Falls.

 Please note that our Preliminary Conference Agenda can be located on the Conference Website!

 

Registration (same rate as last year) is now open for this 3-day event and the early bird registration fee of $350 applies to paid registrations received by June 24, 2017.

A general registration fee of $375 applies to paid registrations received on or after June 25, 2017.

This year’s Conference continues to promise you and your students a wonderful opportunity to:

Share/Present faculty-supervised research (Oral and Poster formats)

 Participate in workshops

 Attend a University at Buffalo Graduate School Information Program that includes meetings with Program Faculty/Staff/Students based on your graduate field of interest

 Enjoy and Interact with inspirational speakers and panels

 Survey a large number of graduate schools, from across the nation, at our Graduate School Opportunities Fair, and

 Experience the culture and beauty of the Niagara Falls area including opportunities to visit area attractions

 As always, it is our intent that your students will leave motivated and invigorated by a rich conference atmosphere. 

 Student presenters and non-presenters are welcome to attend this conference for inspiration, education, networking, and cultural enrichment! 

 All undergraduate researchers are welcome including, but not limited to, those from McNair; SSS; LSAMP; and CSTEP Programs

Everyone interested in attending the Conference should visit our website at http://cpmc.buffalo.edu/mcnair/conference/index.php

While there, please complete and submit your online registration form before June 25, 2017

The summer is a very popular time for tourism in this area, so we encourage you to register for the Conference soon and “lock in” your hotel accommodations for single or double rooms ($152.00/night) while our block of rooms are still being held at the Sheraton At The Falls. Reservations can be made by calling 1-716-285-3361 or 1-866-961-3780 (please tell them that you are a part of the McNair Conference as we are receiving a dramatic discount) or for even faster service, simply click on the following link: Sheraton At The Falls

***Please be advised that the hotel has established a new policy requiring anyone using a purchase order to send them in 2 weeks in advance so that their Accounting Department has time to approve them***.

Wednesday
03/15/17

Brown Bag Lunch Lecture

Posted by Tim on March 15, 2017 in Academic Presentations

Date: Tuesday, March 21, 2017 from 12:00 p.m.to 1:00 p.m.

Are you hungry for empowerment? The UB Women in STEM Cooperative is sponsoring a brown bag, noon time lecture series that explores gender differences in STEM careers. Our featured speakers will share their insights and challenge your assumptions. Bring your lunch and a friend!

Presenter: Dr. Laura Amo, Visiting Assistant Professor, Management Science and Systems, School of Management

Abstract: Opportunities in Cybersecurity, Discussing Gender Differences

Cybersecurity engagement and awareness applies to everyone, but opportunities to study and train in cybersecurity areas are limited within our educational system. In turn, there is a lack of cyber talent in the USA, and there is low representation of women in cyber fields. Please join Dr. Amo as she discusses her research in cybersecurity, the scale she developed to measure cybersecurity engagement and self-efficacy, and findings with regard to closing the gender gap through opportunities to engage in cyber activities.

This brown bag lunch lecture is hosted by the Office of Student Life and is located in 240 Student Union. Admission is free and open to the public but seating is limited. Lunch is not included.

To register: http://bit.ly/2mO70Eb

Wednesday
03/08/17

Call for Papers…Mythologies in the Modern World for 3rd Annual Undergrad English Conference Submission deadline is March 28th

Posted by Tim on March 8, 2017 in Academic Presentations, Community Announcements, Event, Networking, Workshops

Attention Undergraduates,

The UB Undergraduate English Club is hosting the Third Annual Undergraduate English  Conference and is now seeking undergraduate submissions for presentation. The theme for the conference is “Mythologies and the Modern World”; we are specifically looking for papers that examine how mythology has shaped the past, how it continues to evolve and shape the present, and how mythologies may be constructed in the future.

We are seeking a broader interpretation of the idea of mythology, including the variety of ancient stories from Gilgamesh to the Brothers Grimm, to reinterpretations of Shakespeare and modern Hollywood, to the modern world of filmmaking and New Media.

The conference will be held on Friday, April 21 from 12pm to 9pm in Capen 320. Dinner will be served, as well as light refreshments throughout the day. The conference will conclude with a screening of “O Brother, Where Art Thou?”, an adventure film directed by Joel and Ethan Coen loosely based around Homer’s Odyssey.

For all those interested, a 250-300 word abstract will be due by midnight on Tuesday, March 28th. All abstracts should be emailed as a .doc or .docx file to UBenglishconf@gmail.com