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Thursday
09/21/17

New ULC Website

Posted by Tim on September 21, 2017 in Academics

We are excited to announce that the Undergraduate Learning Center has a new website!  The new URL is:

http://arts-sciences.buffalo.edu/ulc.html

The new site offers a lot more information about our courses and the tutoring center, and is much more user-friendly than the previous site!  Students, advisors, and instructors can find information on:

  •    ULC courses, including sample syllabi
  •    Math Place – free tutoring!
  •    Tutoring schedule
  •    Main office personnel
  •    Extra resources
  •    Much, much more!
Tuesday
09/12/17

Order! Order in the Court Room! Greater WNY Law School Fair September 25

Posted by Tim on September 12, 2017 in Academics, Community Announcements, Event, Graduate School Programs, Workshops

Order! Order in the Court Room! ⚖
If you see law school in your future, then the Greater Western New York Law School Fair is for you.

Monday, September 25, 2017
1 p.m. – 3 p.m.
Buffalo Niagara Marriott
1340 Millersport Highway, Amherst, NY 14221

The Greater Western New York Law School Fair is the premier event to learn more about careers in Law and the Law School Admissions process. Register today to meet with over 70 Law Schools! This event is free and open to the general public.

You can check out all the Law Schools that will be in attendance when you register. So what are you waiting for?

Hope you see you there!
-Your Friends at UB Career Services

Saturday
09/02/17

New Global Film Minor

Posted by Tim on September 2, 2017 in Academics, General Education Requirements, New Programs, UB Curriculum

  • The Global Film Minor in the Department of English offers UB undergraduates the opportunity to discover vibrant cinematic traditions and innovations from around the globe. There is no requirement that Global Film minors be English majors; our minors come from all departments across UB.
  • Courses in this minor will introduce students to audiovisual analysis, artistic forms, and cultural practices in a range of countries, and novel forms of cinematic storytelling. Students will gauge the impact of new and emerging technologies on contemporary cinema and explore developments in international film production, reception, exhibition, and distribution.
  • The Minor will also provide students with a unique perspective on contemporary social and political issues, such as immigration, gender and sexuality, disability, human rights, and climate change. An understanding of global issues and exposure to different cultures through the medium of film will strengthen students’ intercultural communication competence and enhance their ability to participate in our increasingly networked world, thus facilitating the development of their careers in the international marketplace.
  • The minor consists of two required courses at the 200 level (6 credits) and four courses (12 credits) at the 300-400 level. Students may also take one course in film production to fulfill the upper division credits for the minor (see the list below).

ENG: 256 Film; 378 National Cinemas; 379 Film Genres; 381 Film Directors (Buffalo Film Seminar); 382 & 384 Shakespeare in Film 1 and 2; 440 Film Theory; 441 Contemporary Cinema; 442 Modernism and Film

DMS: 213 Immigration and Film; 305/306 Film Analysis; 333 World Cinema; 341 Intermediate Video; 388 Screenwriting; 403/404 Advanced Documentary Production; 405/406 Ethnographic Film and Media; 409 & 410 Non Fiction Film; 441/442 Advanced Video Production​

RLL: FR 341 Topics in French Film; ITA 429 Italian Cinema; SPA 408 History of Spanish Cinema; SPA 435 Mexican Cinema; ITA 430 Italian Directors; SPA 221 Spanish Conversation through Film

TNS: AAS 253 Blacks in Film 1; AAS 254 Blacks in Film 2; AAS 417 Black Aesthetics

For more information, please contact the Global Film Minor Coordinator, Assistant Professor Tanya Shilina-Conte at tshilina@buffalo.edu or the English Undergraduate Secretary, Nicole Lazaro at nmlazaro@buffalo.edu

Friday
09/01/17

Yale School of Management MBA Silver Scholars Program

Posted by Tim on September 1, 2017 in Academics, Graduate School Programs

The Silver Scholars program is an opportunity for ambitious college seniors to pursue a Yale MBA degree immediately after graduation and begin an accelerated career path in any industry.

Program Structure
First Year Yale SOM Integrated Core Curriculum
Second Year Extended Internship
Third Year Yale Elective Courses

Employers
Past Silver Scholars have launched startup ventures and found extended internships and full-time positions at top firms including:

Aga Khan Foundation
Apple
Bain
Boston Consulting Group
Coca-Cola
Credit Suisse
Goldman Sachs
Google
Microsoft
PwC
Unilever

For more information, go to: som.yale.edu/silverscholars

Wednesday
08/30/17

UB Study Abroad Fair Wednesday, September 13

Posted by Tim on August 30, 2017 in Academics, Community Announcements, Event, Honors Experiences, Networking, Study Abroad

UB Study Abroad Fair
Wednesday, September 13, 2017
11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Student Union Lobby

When will #UBabroad?

 

Monday
08/28/17

Fall 2017 Proficiency Exams in French, Italian and Spanish

Posted by Tim on August 28, 2017 in Academics, General Education Requirements, UB Curriculum

Fall 2017 French, Italian and Spanish Proficiency Exams*
Wednesday, Oct 11
3:15-5:00 PM
Clemens 218
For all information on the tests and to Register:
http://rll.buffalo.edu/undergraduate/introductory-language-programs-100-levelcourses/
proficiency-examinations/

*This is NOT a placement exam. The exam is intended for students who recently completed 3 or more years of high school French, Italian or Spanish. It tests elementary and intermediate level proficiency for those students who entered UB prior to Fall 2016 and must satisfy the FL Gen Ed for graduation.

 

Thursday
08/24/17

Open Seats in ENG 270: Asian American Literature Fall 2017

Posted by Tim on August 24, 2017 in Academics, General Education Requirements, UB Curriculum

ENG 270 Asian American Literature, T Th 3:30-4:50, Reg.# 24270

This course introduces students to major literary texts in Asian American literature. Beginning with an examination of how the term “Asian American” was coined in the 1960s, we will survey literary texts that portray Asian identities and experiences in the United States in the twentieth century. The primary goal of the course is to understand how American writers gave expression to the predicaments and psychology of Asian American lives. To this effect, we will review major historical events in relation to the literary texts. Historical events such as Asian exclusion, Japanese American Incarceration, the Korean War and the Vietnam War precipitated Asian migration to the United States and influenced the racial formation and social perception of Asians. We will examine how Asian American writers use literary forms to respond to and reflect on these events. Writers we will read include Carlos Bulosan, John Okada, Maxine Hong Kingston, Julie Otsuka, Chang-rae Lee, Karen Tei Yamashita and Viet Thanh Nguyen.

Thursday
08/24/17

Winter Study Abroad Opportunity to Jamaica

Posted by Tim on August 24, 2017 in Academics, Honors Experiences, Study Abroad, Winter Session

Study Abroad in Jamaica? Absolutely!

When: Winter Session January 4-January 20, 2018

What: Behavior Driven Disease-A Global Epidemic (3 credits)

Who: Undergraduate students Interested in a career in healthcare

How: Experiential Learning Immersion

Contact Dr. Burton in the School of Public Health and Health Professions for more information: hburton@buffalo.edu

Thursday
08/24/17

MFC 151 CPR Course for Health Related Professionals

Posted by Tim on August 24, 2017 in Academics

MFC 151 — CPR for Health Related Professions— 1 credit course

3 different sections – 4 week hybrid course – Room 208 UB Gateway

Course dates are: (September 2017) or (October 2017) or (November 2017)

All students are eligible to enroll in this course prior to the start each section.

 

Hands-on skills will be taught in room 208 UB Gateway within the downtown

Buffalo / Niagara Medical Campus

Course will be primarily conducted online and the hands-on skills portion will be conducted

with an AHA Instructors

Students who complete all course requirements will receive the following AHA

(2) National Certifications:

Basic Life Support for Health Care Providers – Heartsaver First Aid  

All participants will be charged a SUNY approved lab fee of $26.00.

 

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