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Tuesday
04/03/18

STEM Diversity Conference Saturday, April 7

Posted by Tim on April 3, 2018 in Community Announcements, Event, Networking, Workshops

Scientista, along with SHPE, oSTEM, SWE and WiSE, is organizing a STEM Diversity Conference this weekend. We’ll have an academic and an industry panel to talk about diversity in STEM as well as their career choices, advice they wish they had in college, and how they became successful. More information on panelists are in the poster. 

 

Date: Saturday, April 7

Time: 11 AM – 1 PM Academic Panel 

 1:30 PM – 3:30 PM Industry Panel

Location: Davis Hall

RSVP at: http://bit.ly/2GYJkE2

Monday
04/02/18

April Is Sexual Assault Awareness Month Events Throughout April at UB

Posted by Tim on April 2, 2018 in Community Announcements, Event, Networking, Stress Relief, Workshops

Every April UB recognizes Sexual Assault Awareness Month as a time to raise public awareness about sexual violence, to educate and inspire our community to prevent it, and provide support for members of our community who have experienced it.
Sexual Violence is a major public health, human rights, and social justice issue. We need everyone’s help to end it. Thank you for getting involved and supporting our efforts toward a safer campus and a brighter future.
Learn more at http://www.buffalo.edu/svp. Keep in touch #UBSAAM.

Schedule of Events
April 3rd Film Screening of Miss Representation. 4pm @ 210 Student Union. Join the Student Survivor Advocacy Alliance and the UB Men’s Group for our screening of Miss Representation followed by a discussion on the film. Register for this workshop on UBLinked.
April 13th Alliance Coffee Night. 5pm @ 114 Student Union. Join the Student Survivor Advocacy Alliance for our monthly social with a focus on involvement and self-care.
April 10th What Would You Do? Bystander Intervention Training. 2pm @ 228 Student Union. ‘What are you doing for others?’-MLK Jr. This workshop is focused on empowering each of us to be involved in preventing violence. Together we will be identifying problem behaviors, deciding when and how to intervene, and working through scenarios to practice getting involved in a safe environment. Register for this workshop on UBLinked.
April 10th Film Screening: The Mask You Live In. 4pm @ 210 Student Union. Screening and discussion of the documentary film surrounding men, masculinity and how society shapes our views of both. Register for this workshop on UBLinked.
April 12th How to Help A Sexual Assault Survivor. 2pm @ 210 Student Union. Learn how to respond if someone you know experiences a rape or sexual assault. Participants will learn how to help others recover from rape and sexual assault, tap into local resources, and get involved in prevention efforts at UB. Register for this workshop on UBLinked. *Trigger warning: not recommended for individuals with personal experiences of sexual violence*
April 12th SPEAK OUT! Poetry Performance and Discussion. 6pm @ Harriman Hall. Local poets will be performing pieces focused on survivor empowerment, gender roles, domestic violence prevention and sexual assault awareness. Register for this workshop on UBLinked. *Trigger warning: not recommended for individuals with personal experiences of sexual violence*
April 14th Rock-A-Mile in Their Shoes Benefit Show. Doors open at 7pm, show starts at 8pm @ Mohawk Place, 47 E. Mohawk St Buffalo, NY 14203. Ages 18+. $10cover. This is a benefit show to raise money and awareness for the Crisis Services Advocate Program, which provides free and confidential response and support for survivors of sexual and domestic violence-24 hours a day, 7 days a week. The Advocate Program is committed to empowering survivors of sexual and domestic violence and strives to reduce the impact of violence and build a safer community. All of the monies raised at the show will be given as a one-time donation to the Advocate Program which is Erie County’s designated Rape Crisis Center.

Thursday
03/29/18

Stressbusters: FREE Backrubs and Stress Relief Techniques April 11 in the Don Schack Student Lounge

Posted by Tim on March 29, 2018 in Community Announcements, Event, Stress Relief

Stress can have a major impact on your grades, your relationships and your life as a college student. In fact, many students say stress is the main obstacle to their academic success. If you’re feeling anxious or stressed out, come to our Stressbusters event on 4/11 in the Don Schack Student Lounge! Meet with the Stressbusters team to enjoy a free 5-minute back rub and learn other stress relief techniques!

Wednesday
03/28/18

Global Health Week Movie Event “Bending the Arc” April 6

Posted by Tim on March 28, 2018 in Community Announcements, Event, Networking, Stress Relief

Film Screening

“Bending the Arc”
April 6, 3:00-5:30pm
Screening Room, Center for the Arts, North Campus

Film starts at 3pm. Discussion and refreshments to follow. Free and open to all.
Join conversation with experts in public health
Learn about programs in public health and global health

“Bending the Arc” (2017) is an acclaimed documentary on the global health movement. This extraordinary film follows the doctors and activists that founded Partners in Health in their fight for universal health equity and the right to health for all.

RSV Event co-sponsored by the Department of Epidemiology and Environmental Health and the Office of Global Health Initiative

Please Register

Wednesday
03/28/18

STEM for Everyone: Stories From Students April 4 Lunch Provided

Posted by Tim on March 28, 2018 in Community Announcements, Event, Networking, Workshops

Please  join the Women in STEM Cooperative on Wednesday, April 4 from noon – 1 p.m. in 330 Student Union  for STEM for Everyone: Stories from Students.

UB Undergraduate and Graduate students will provide 5-minute presentations about STEM topics in language that is easily understandable by the general public.  This program is intended to give students practical experience perfecting their presentations skills in front of a friendly audience while they begin building their professional footprint. Lunch will be provided.

For more information, please visit: http://womeninstem.buffalo.edu/events/stem-for-everyone.php

Looking forward to seeing you on April 4th!

Tuesday
03/27/18

Celebrate Women Founders with a Screening of “She Started It” and talk-back with the Director and Producer April 19

Posted by Tim on March 27, 2018 in Community Announcements, Event, Networking, Workshops

April 19, 2018
CFA Screening Room & Atrium 
Center for the Arts | North Campus 

Join us to celebrate female founders! Blackstone LaunchPad is partnering with the College of Arts and Sciences, The School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, and Women in Science and Engineering to host a screening of She Started IT, a film devoted to encourage, inspire, and empower female entrepreneurship in IT and STEM fields. The event will celebrate female founders at UB and in the WNY community.

4 – 5 p.m. | Panel Discussion with Alumni & Female Founders
5 – 6 p.m. | Networking event with UB students and alumni, WNY Female
Founders and community leaders
6 – 7:30 p.m. | Film Screening & Talk Back with Executive Producer, Jana Shea & Director, Nora Poggi

This program is free and open to all UB students, alumni, faculty, staff and community members.

This is a free event, registration is required.

Monday
03/26/18

Women’s Education School Supply Drive for Uganda

Posted by Tim on March 26, 2018 in Community Announcements, Event, Volunteering, Volunteers Needed

The UB Women’s Education club is running a supply drive for an orphanage in Uganda. The orphanage is called Home of Joy, and it is located in Masindi, Uganda. The drive will be starting next week and we will be collecting gently used school supplies: books, pens, pencils, handheld sharpeners, folders, notebooks, paper, ect. The students there are mostly survivors of the conflict in the South Sudan, a conflict which claimed their parents.

Donations can be dropped off in the Honors College suite.  A bin will be placed in the lounge for your donations.

Monday
03/26/18

DifCon: Difficult Conversations About Urgent Issues-Wakanda Forever: Can Art Save Us? March 27

Posted by Tim on March 26, 2018 in Community Announcements, Event, Networking, Workshops

DifCon: Difficult Conversations About Urgent Issues-Wakanda Forever: Can Art Save Us?
Tuesday, March 27, 2018
12:00 noon to 1:30 p.m.
The Landmark Room-210 Student Union

FREE Pizza Lunch!

Considering the phenomenal success of Black Panther, and the hope and inspiration it has fostered among many people, we ask: Is art on the side of the oppressed, as South African Nobel Laureate Nadine Gordimer claimed? Or is it on the side of the oppressor, as Hollywood’s 1915 The Birth of a Nation suggests?
Please join us for pizza and conversation about artistic innovation, empowerment, and democracy.

Participants:
Malik Sajad, Graphic Novelist (Munnu: A Boy from Kashmir), Guru Foundation-UB Humanities Institute Fellow
Claire Schneider, Founder, CS1 Curatorial Projects, Buffalo
James Ponzo, PhD Candidate in American Studies, UB
Moderator: Kari Winter, Executive Director (interim), UB Humanities Institute; Professor, American Studies

Sponsored by the UB Office of Inclusive Excellence and the Humanities Institute

Friday
03/23/18

Henry A. Panasci Jr. Technology Entrepreneurship Competition April 10

Posted by Tim on March 23, 2018 in Community Announcements, Competitions, Event, Networking, Workshops

The University at Buffalo School of Management’s

Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership, The Blackstone LaunchPad at UB and

The UB Office of Business and Entrepreneur Partnerships

Cordially invite you to the

Henry A. Panasci Jr.

Technology Entrepreneurship Competition

April 10, 2018

4-4:30 p.m. – Networking and Registration

4:30-6:30 p.m. – Team Presentations

6:30-8 p.m. – Cocktail Reception and Award Ceremony

Center for the Arts: Main Stage

University at Buffalo North Campus

Amherst, NY 14260

Please register by April 5

Business Attire

Register HERE

Friday
03/23/18

Peace Corps Information Session March 28

Posted by Tim on March 23, 2018 in Career Opportunities, Community Announcements, Event, Volunteering, Volunteers Needed, Workshops

Peace Corps Information Session
March 28, 2018
12-1 p.m. in 108 Capen Hall, North Campus
and
2:30-3:30 p.m. 220 Hayes Hall, South Campus

The Peace Corps is a 2-year service opportunity for motivated change-makers to immerse themselves in a community abroad, working side by side with local leaders to tackle the most pressing challenges of our generation. Peace Corps volunteers fully integrate into host country communities, where they live and work on projects related to education, health, economic development, environment, agriculture and youth development.

Join us at this information session to learn about Volunteer experiences, ask questions about service and benefits, and gain tips to guide you through the application process.

For questions about this event, please contact Anne Tatarsky at atatarsky@peacecorps.gov or call 585-524-6857.

RSVP to attend HERE