University Honors College - The Honorable mention
Monday
02/05/18

Marshall Biomedical Research PhD Accepting Applications

Posted by Tim on February 5, 2018 in Academics, Graduate School Programs

In addition to taking an interdisciplinary approach to, and developing a broad basis in, the biomedical sciences, PhD students in the MU JCESOM graduate program may work in one of the following areas of interest with a faculty mentor within the department:

  • Epithelial transport
  • Regulation of intestinal sodium, glucose, amino acid
    • Regulation of renal Na-K-ATPase
    • Obesity related disorders
  • Intestinal inflammation
  • Renal disease
  • Toxicology
  • Breast cancer
  • Pulmonary disease
  • Addiction associated diseases
  • Diabetes
  • Hypertension
  • Bone growth abnormalities
  • Lipid homeostasis
  • Neurosciences

For more information and to apply, visit: https://jcesom.marshall.edu/research/phd

Monday
02/05/18

MA/MSc in International and World History Deadline March 16

Posted by Tim on February 5, 2018 in Academics, Graduate School Programs

Call for Applications

Final Deadline: March 16, 2018

The MA/MSc program in International and World History seeks talented applicants for its Fall 2018 entry. This unique two-year program offers students an opportunity to work with preeminent historians at Columbia and the London School of Economics to explore transnational forces that have shaped and continue to remake our world: migration, trade, war, technology, epidemic disease, and environmental change. This innovative curriculum includes a two-year sequence of reading and research seminars, interdisciplinary electives, and intensive foreign language training. At the heart of the program is the two-year dissertation, an original scholarly work based on deep archival research and analysis.

Students spend the first year in New York and the second year in London, receiving Master’s degrees from both institutions. Immersed in the vibrant intellectual communities of two of the world’s greatest cities, graduates are prepared for careers in government, journalism, think tanks, NGOs, and academia.

The program offers fellowships and financial aid opportunities.

Visit worldhistory.columbia.edu to learn more, or find us on TwitterFacebook, and LinkedIn

Questions? Contact worldhistory@columbia.edu

Monday
02/05/18

Kaplan Test Prep Opportunity

Posted by Tim on February 5, 2018 in Academics, Online Courses

Kaplan Test Prep is offering live online prep sessions for free, running now until April. Each session is different and offers lessons on a variety of topics, covering a variety of exams (DAT, PCAT, OAT, MCAT, GRE, LSAT, GMAT, etc.) Registering for sessions also enters students to win some cool prizes.

Friday
02/02/18

The World’s Challenge Challenge

Posted by Tim on February 2, 2018 in Academics, Competitions

Hosted by Western University in June 2018 in London, Ontario, teams of three students will have 5 to 7 minutes to address a challenge the world is facing with one of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals that were created by the United Nations to make the world a more just and resilient place.

On April 3rd UB will host a local competition with prizes (1st – $2,000, 2nd – $1,000, 3rd – $500) and the winning team will be sent to Western University for a chance to win $30,000!

For more information please attend the Sustainable Development Mixer

February 12th, 2018 from 3-4pm
at the Landmark Room

http://www.buffalo.edu/sustainability/WCC.html

Thursday
01/25/18

MFC 151 Undergraduate CPR Course for Credit

Posted by Tim on January 25, 2018 in Academics, Community Announcements

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

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

Course dates are: (February 2018) or (March 2018) or (April 2018)

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

Space is limited, enroll now!

Wednesday
01/24/18

Summer Language Scholarships at Indiana University

Posted by Tim on January 24, 2018 in Academics, Competitions, Fellowships, Scholarship Opportunities, Summer Courses

Title VIII Fellowships (Domestic)

Title VIII fellowships fund graduate students, area studies specialists and others with a Bachelor’s degree for study of Bosnian/Croatian/Serbian, Estonian, Georgian, Hungarian, Latvian, Lithuanian, Russian (at the 3rd year or higher), and Ukrainian in the Summer Language Workshop.

Title VIII Fellowships (Portable)

Title VIII Portable fellowships fund graduate students, area studies specialists and others with a Bachelor’s degree for study abroad of Azerbaijani, BCS, Czech, Estonian, Georgian, Hungarian, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Latvian, Lithuanian, Polish, Romanian, Russian, Tajik, Tatar, Turkmen, Ukrainian, Uyghur, and Uzbek at levels higher than those offered in the Summer Language Workshop’s 2018 domestic program.

IU Project GO (ROTC) Scholarships

IU Project GO Scholarships fully funds Army, Air Force, Navy, and Marine Option ROTC students for domestic study of ArabicChinesePersianRussian, and Turkish in the Summer Language Workshop. The deadline for application is February 20, 2018. Find out more and apply at the Project GO website.

Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowships

The Department of Education Title VI Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) fellowshipsFLAS fellowships provide a $2,500 summer stipend plus tuition award (up to $5,000 FLAS tuition limit) for the cost of Summer Language Workshop courses.

  • African Studies Program
    Arabic (African-concentration)
  • Inner Asian and Uralic National Resource Center
    Estonian, Hungarian, Mongolian, Persian and Turkish
  • Russian and East European Institute
    Bosnian/Croatian/Serbian, Estonian, Georgian, Hungarian, Latvian, Lithuanian, Russian, Ukrainian

AABS Scholarships for Baltic Languages

The Association for the Advancement of Baltic Studies provides scholarships of up to $2,500 for the study of Baltic languages in the IU Summer Language Workshop. All Workshop participants are eligible to apply. See the AABS Scholarship page for details.

Apply for AABS funding by February 2, 2018 for priority consideration.

Russian and East European Institute Summer Russian Scholarship

The Russian and East European Institute Summer Russian Scholarship funds first-generation undergraduate students for the study of Russian at the second year and above. The scholarship will provide at least $2500 to be used for tuition, fees, or living expenses. For eligibility requirements and to apply, visit the REEI website.

Deadline for applications: March 2018

Questions may be addressed to Mark Trotter, Assistant Director REEI (812-856-5247).

Russian Studies Workshop Summer Russian Study Fellowship

The Russian Studies Workshop at Indiana University Summer Russian Study Fellowshipprovides $6500 to cover tuition/mandatory fees (approximately $3000), and living costs to eligible students who enroll in a 6-credit graduate Russian course in the IU Summer Language Workshop during the Summer 2018 session. Funding for the RSW is provided by the Carnegie Corporation of New York and administered through the IU Russian and Eastern European Institute.

Friends of the Workshop Scholarship

Funded through generous donations of alumni and supporters of the Indiana University Summer Language Workshop, the “Friends” scholarship funds participants in any Workshop course. The scholarships are open to any participant who is not eligible for another Workshop scholarship or fellowship. Review eligibility requirements and apply via the online application.

Wednesday
01/24/18

Spring 2018 Proficiency Exams for French, Italian and Spanish February 15 Only!

Posted by Tim on January 24, 2018 in Academics, Community Announcements

Spring 2018 French, Italian and Spanish Proficiency Exams*
Thursday, February 15
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
01/18/18

Inclusive Launch Foundry 8 Week Start-up Training and Internship Program Application Deadline is January 22

Posted by Tim on January 18, 2018 in Academics, Career Opportunities, Community Announcements, Event, Internships, Workshops

Inclusive Launch Foundry, Co-founded by Blackstone LaunchPad and Business and Entrepreneur Partnerships is an accelerated 8 week start-up training and internship program. The objective is to provide a framework for which students from diverse backgrounds can apply their new found knowledge to develop a scalable business.

Students who complete the Spring Inclusive Launch Foundry Program will be placed in a paid-internship experience during the Fall 2018 semester with a WNY startup company that aligns with their interests and goals.

Please note* You do NOT need to have a startup to apply!

Key Dates
Application deadline: 01/31/18
Program begins: 02/06/18
Classes: Every other Tuesday from 6-8PM
Program ends: 05/03/18

Have questions? Email mcerokwu@buffalo.edu | Maureen Erokwu

To apply, please click HERE

Thursday
01/18/18

Michigan Humanities Emerging Research Scholars (MICHHERS) Summer Program for Undergrad and MA Students Deadline February 9

Posted by Tim on January 18, 2018 in Academics, Event, Graduate School Programs, Networking, Workshops

I wanted to pass along a summer program announcement for your undergraduate or MA students from diverse cultural, economic, geographic, and ethnic backgrounds who are interested in pursuing graduate study in the humanities. They can apply to the Michigan Humanities Emerging Research Scholars (MICHHERS) summer program at the University of Michigan. The program pays all expenses and is intended to bring talented undergraduate or MA students in several humanities fields to Ann Arbor for a two-week summer workshop June 11–23, 2018. The program prepares students to apply to PhD programs and will inform them about the opportunities and resources available for students at the university. Participants will meet with our faculty and PhD students about research in their chosen department (options are: Asian Languages and Cultures, Classical Studies, English, History; Linguistics, Romance Languages and Literatures, Sociology [qualitative], and Women’s Studies [any humanities field]). Fellows will have the opportunity to work on their own research paper or to develop a research project under the guidance of a faculty mentor.

Application deadline: February 9, 2018. More details @ the application site: http://www.rackham.umich.edu/michhers

Thursday
01/18/18

Thinking about Teach for America? What impact will you make? Next deadline is January 26

Posted by Tim on January 18, 2018 in Academics, Career Opportunities, Student Job Opportunities

Where will your career take you after graduation? By joining Teach For America, you will become part of a powerful network of more than 50,000 leaders changing the course of our nation. As a corps member, you’ll be challenged to think creatively and lead boldly. You’ll leverage your unique talents to dismantle inequities in the classroom and beyond. As an alum, you’ll join a diverse community working to expand opportunity from nearly ever career sector.

 

Want a glimpse inside a teacher’s life? Check out “The Real Life of Teachers” web series to see how corps members Jenn, David, and Pocco are building a better future for the next generation.

 

What impact will you make? Apply to the Teach For America corps today.

NEXT Application Deadline for the 2018 corps (for 2018 graduates) and the 2019 corps (for 2019 graduates): Friday, January 26, 2017

 

To learn more, visit www.teachforamerica.org.

 

All majors accepted. Full salary and benefits. 50,000+ alumni network.