University Honors College - The Honorable mention
Friday
12/14/18

Behavioral Pharmacology Research Opportunity Spring 2019

Posted by Tim on December 14, 2018 in Academics, Honors Experiences, Research Information and Opportunities

Behavioral Pharmacology

South Campus lab is looking for an undergraduate researcher to help with a project that aims to elucidate the function of a novel neuropeptide system. Will consider students from any major as long as they have an interest and curiosity in the link between brain function and behavior.

Qualifications: punctual, conscience, team player, dedicated

Research Topic is an extension of: https://www-ncbi-nlm-nih-gov.gate.lib.buffalo.edu/pubmed/28267583

Please contact: Stewart Clark, stewartc@buffalo.edu

Course credit is available and this will count for Honors experience credit.  Contact Jess DiPasquale if offered the position for the course credit: jgorski3@buffalo.edu

Monday
12/10/18

Columbia-LSE Dual MA/MSc in International and World History Applications Now Open

Posted by Tim on December 10, 2018 in Academics, Graduate School Programs

Fall 2019 Applications Now Open!
MA/MSc in International and World History at Columbia University and London School of Economics

An innovative curriculum includes a two-year sequence of reading and research seminars, interdisciplinary electives, and intensive foreign language training. Esteemed faculty provide our students with new frameworks and the tools to understand the transnational forces that have shaped our world. At the heart of the program is the two-year dissertation, an original scholarly work based on empirical research and analysis.

Students spend the first year at Columbia University in the City of New York and the second year at the London School of Economics, and receive degrees from both institutions. Immersed in the vibrant intellectual communities of two of the world’s great cities, graduates are prepared for careers in government, journalism, think tanks, NGOs, and academia.

The world is more interconnected than ever. Join leading historians to study how we arrived here. Prospective applicants are encouraged to read our section on eligibility for information on how to apply.

https://worldhistory.columbia.edu/

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.

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
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
10/22/18

SUNY Undergraduate Research Conference (SURC) April 26 and April 27

Posted by Tim on October 22, 2018 in Academic Presentations, Academics, Community Announcements, Event, Networking, Research Information and Opportunities, Workshops

SUNY UNDERGRADUATE
RESEARCH CONFERENCE
APRIL 26-27, 2019

The SUNY Undergraduate Research Conference (SURC) is a multidisciplinary spring semester event hosted each year by different SUNY institutions. It brings together undergraduate student researchers and faculty mentors from across the SUNY system for activities, including sessions devoted to student presentations—oral, performance, artistic displays, and posters presentations—in ALL academic disciplines. Farmingdale State College (SURC East), SUNY Adirondack with SUNY Plattsburgh at Queensbury (SURC Central), and Niagara County Community College (SURC West) will co-host SUNY SURC this coming April. By bringing together students and faculty from across the state, SURC helps realize the synergistic power of the SUNY system.

For more information, please visit: suny.edu/surc or email surc@suny.edu

And don’t forget, funding is available to offset the cost of your trip via the Honors College Academic Enrichment Fund: https://honors.buffalo.edu/funding/supplemental.php

Monday
10/22/18

UB Teacher Residency Program

Posted by Tim on October 22, 2018 in Academics, Graduate School Programs, Teaching Opportunities, Tutoring

Are you interested in positively impacting underserved communities in the City of Buffalo?  Have you considered a career in education? The UB Teacher Residency Program’s Urban Teaching cohort is launching in the summer of 2019 and we are seeking applicants who are interested in working toward equity in the educational experiences afforded to historically marginalized students in the City of Buffalo.

UB Teacher Residency Program Features:

  • Earn initial teacher certification in Early Childhood, Childhood, English for Speakers of Other Languages, or Adolescence Education in one year.
  • Receive an $18,000 stipend for living expenses and become eligible for scholarship support in exchange for a 3 year commitment to Buffalo Public Schools.
  • Co-teach alongside a mentor teacher in the Buffalo Public Schools for one school year.
  • Engage in rigorous and relevant coursework that is integrated with classroom practice.
  • Collaborate and build a community with a small cohort of residents, mentor teachers and university faculty who are committed to improving educational experiences in historically underserved communities.

*Previous education coursework is not required. To be eligible, you will need an undergraduate background in your intended content area.

The priority deadline to apply is November 1st. The application requires two short essays, transcripts, and two references.  (Applications received after November 1st will be reviewed on a rolling basis, contingent upon district needs and funding.)  More information about the program is available at our website http://ed.buffalo.edu/residency.html.

Click here for FAQs.

Click here to Apply!

Friday
10/12/18

Marshall University Biomed Virtual Grad Fair

Posted by Tim on October 12, 2018 in Academics, Graduate School Programs, Workshops

Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine Biomedical Graduate Program will have a chatroom at the upcoming BIOMED Virtual Grad School Fair. This is a great chance for you and your best students to receive information on our Biomedical Research and Clinical and Translational Science programs.

Log on to the Biomed Virtual Grad School Fair on October 17 from 10:00 am—4:00 pm. <span “>Register here<span “>:<span “> <span “>https://www.careereco.com/events/biomed?ref=ceh<span “>. It is free for students

Learn about:

Biomedical Research, PhD

Clinical and Translational Science, MS

Biomedical Research, MS (thesis)

Biomedical Research, MS, with an emphasis in Medical Sciences (non-thesis)

MD/PhD Combined Program

Please forward this information to anyone who may be interested!

For questions, please contact: carothers@marshall.edu or maue1@marshall.edu.

Wednesday
10/03/18

NY’s Exploring Emerging Technologies for Lifelong Learning and Success #EmTechMOOC Invitation

Posted by Tim on October 3, 2018 in Academics, Community Announcements, Networking, Workshops

The State University of New York’s Exploring Emerging Technologies for Lifelong Learning and Success (#EmTechMOOC)
is a Coursera Massive Open Online Course available to learners across the globe.

Acquire lifelong learning strategies & 21st century skills in this discovery-based learning opportunity.

Learn about the value and implications of using emerging technologies for communication, collaboration, creativity, and critical thinking.
Enroll Now  to stay current in today’s rapidly changing world.

The entire course can be completed in as little as 1-hour per week over 5-weeks. New sessions begin every 5 weeks.

Faculty – Explore freely-available tools to build learning activities into your courses.
Students – Explore technology resources to support your learning.
Everyone from across the globe – is welcome to participate!

Develop a personal ePortfolio to showcase your skills and accomplishments.

Everyone can earn Mastery Badges, and anyone from SUNY can also earn a FREE Coursera Certificate of Completion!

Watch this video introducing #EmTechMOOC.
http://bit.ly/emtechmooc-trailer

Enroll Now: http://suny.edu/emtech

Print and share the #EmTechMOOC flyer!

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Monday
10/01/18

UB SAMPLE Mentee Program for Students Interested in Working in a College Setting

Posted by Tim on October 1, 2018 in Academics, Honors Experiences, Networking, Workshops

Do you have a student interested in working professionally in a college setting? Do you know a student who wants to study student affairs? If so, please refer them to Student Engagement’s Student Affairs Mentorship Program and Leadership Experience (SAMPLE). All students, regardless of their current major, are welcome to apply for a one year mentorship experience to explore careers in student affairs.

As a SAMPLE Mentee, the students will…

  • ​​Develop a mentorship relationship with a full time professional staff member in student affairs at UB.
  • Network with students who are interested in working in Student Affairs.
  • Have the option to enroll in an “Introduction to Student Affairs” course in the Spring 2019 semester.
  • Attend workshops about graduate programs in student affairs/higher education, functional areas in student affairs, trends in the field, and more!​

If students are interested, the application for SAMPLE is on Student Engagement’s UBLinked Page. If you or a student have any questions, contact the SAMPLE Intern Anabelle McDonald at anabelle@buffalo.edu or Terri Budek at tfrysh@buffalo.edu.​

Link for More Information:

https://www.buffalo.edu/studentlife/get-involved/search/sample.html