University Honors College - The Honorable mention
Tuesday
11/08/16

Boren Scholarships: How, When and Where to Apply November 18

Posted by Tim on November 8, 2016 in Academics, Competitions, Scholarship Opportunities, Stress Relief

Boren Scholarships: How, When & Where to Apply

Sponsored by the Office of Fellowships and Scholarships and UB Boren Scholars

Friday, November 18th

3:30pm to 4:30pm

107 Capen Hall

Sponsored by the Office of Fellowships and Scholarships, and UB Boren Scholars

Tuesday
11/08/16

2017-2018 Global Health Corps Fellowship Applications are Open!

Posted by Tim on November 8, 2016 in Academics, Competitions, Scholarship Opportunities, Stress Relief

Great ideas don’t change the world — great people do. Global Health Corps (GHC) is building the next generation of global health leaders through a one-year paid fellowship program. We are looking for 156 talented young leaders from every sector for our 2017-2018 class of fellows – applications are open through January 18, 2017.

GHC fellows fill critical systems gaps at high-impact NGOs and government agencies in Uganda, Rwanda, Zambia, Malawi and the US, working on issues ranging from malaria to nutrition, family planning to HIV/AIDS. Read more about our emerging leaders’ experiences and thoughts on leadership, social justice, and health equity.

If you want to shape the future of global health and you meet the requirements below, we invite you to start your application today! This year’s fellowship positions will be posted on December 7, 2016. Our diverse community of nearly 750 changemakers is committed to social justice and united by the belief that health is a human right. From where we’re sitting, the future looks very, very bright.

Tuesday
10/18/16

Move Premiere! Cold Snow Losers: Open Mic at the Edge of America Produced by Dr. Stott October 21

Posted by Tim on October 18, 2016 in Community Announcements, Event, Stress Relief

Now Playing: Cold Snow Losers: Open Mic at the Edge of America
Produced and directed by Austin McLoughlin and UB’s Vice Provost and Dean of Undergraduate Education, Dr. Andrew Stott

Friday, October 21, 2016
2:00 p.m.
17 Norton Hall

A glimpse into the lives of stand-up comics as they battle bleak winters, small audiences, and the pressure to succeed.

FREE!

Tuesday
10/18/16

Volunteers Needed for the Student Life Haunted Union

Posted by Tim on October 18, 2016 in Community Announcements, Event, Networking, Stress Relief

Late Night UB Presents the Haunted Union!
Love to scare?

Volunteers are needed Friday, October 28, Saturday, October 29 and Monday, October 31 from 8:00 p.m. to 12:00 a.m. in 145 Student Union.

If interested, please email: actv.sarahzio@vpsa.buffalo.edu

Monday
10/17/16

Join us for DifCon: Our Cities. Our Issues…Let’s Have a Conversation that Matters October 24-28

Posted by Tim on October 17, 2016 in Community Announcements, Event, Networking, Stress Relief, Workshops

Let’s have a Conversation that Matters

The issues we will discuss pertain to recent events that have sparked civil unrest and protest across the nation.  At UB we will have the opportunity to come together to have a constructive conversation about provocative issues that affect us as a community.

Staff, Faculty and Students

**BRING YOUR LUNCH**

Light refreshments will be served.

JOIN US for DIFCON: Our Cities. Our Issues.

10/24/16

12:00 – 1:30 pm

240 Student Union

 

Shootings in Minneapolis, Baton Rouge & Dallas

 

Police Violence and Violence against Police

10/25/16

12:00 – 1:30 pm

240 Student Union

 

Tragedy in Orlando

 

 

Violence against LGBTQ Community, Latino Community and/or America?

10/26/16

12:00 – 1:30 pm

330 Student Union

 

New Haven &

Hyde Park Protests

 

Academic Freedom, Free Expression and Inclusion

 

10/27/16

12:00 – 1:30 pm

240 Student Union

 

Cleveland & Philadelphia

Conventions

 

Republican and Democratic National Conventions

and Debates

10/28/16

12:00 – 1:30 pm

240 Student Union

 

Lead Threat in Flint–and Buffalo?

 

 

Lead Discovered in Public Water Supply Prompted Calls for Accountability and Reform in Flint

Thursday
09/29/16

Kelly Services Future Engineers Scholarship Program 2016 Deadline October 14

Posted by Tim on September 29, 2016 in Scholarship Opportunities, Stress Relief

2016 Kelly Services Future Engineers Scholarship Program is available for the full-time students who are interested in engineering and want to build their career in engineering fields and have achieved cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale.

The Scholarship Deadline is October 14, 2016.

We thought your students might find this information useful.

Kelly Services Future Engineers Scholarship Program

Thursday
09/29/16

Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans

Posted by Tim on September 29, 2016 in Academics, Graduate School Programs, Scholarship Opportunities, Stress Relief

The Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans is a merit-based graduate school fellowship for immigrants and children of immigrants who are 30 or younger as of the application deadline: November 1, 2016. Every year the program selects 30 Fellows, each of whom receives up to $90,000 over one to two years for full-time graduate study in any discipline or profession at a US graduate institution. Fellows also join an extraordinary community of past recipients that includes over 550 New Americans working at the tops of their respective fields. If born abroad, an applicant must be a naturalized citizen, a green card holder, or a DACA recipient. If born in the United States, an applicant’s parents must have been born abroad as non-US citizens. Applicants must be applying to graduate school or in the first two years of their graduate program as of the application deadline. More information and a link to the online application can be found at www.pdsoros.org.

The Office of Fellowships & Scholarships would be happy to assist you in applying for this fellowship.

Fellowships & Scholarships

The Graduate School

University at Buffalo

408 Capen Hall

Tel: 716-645-6134

Email: colucci3@buffalo.edu

fellowships.buffalo.edu

facebook.com/ubfellowships

twitter.com/ubfellowships

Monday
09/26/16

Honors College International Study Scholarship Deadline November 1

Posted by Tim on September 26, 2016 in Community Announcements, Honors College Scholarships, Scholarship Opportunities, Stress Relief, Study Abroad

International Study Scholarship

Are you interested in studying abroad but need funding? Download your application today on the Honors College website and submit your application materials by November 1, 2016 at 4:30 p.m. to 106 Capen Hall.

Wednesday
09/21/16

Dig up the Dead with ReTree the District September 24 and October 1

Posted by Tim on September 21, 2016 in Buffalo Bits, Community Announcements, Event, Stress Relief, Volunteering, Volunteers Needed

Dig up the dead!
Saturday, September 24, 2016 at 9:00 a.m.
Saturday, October 1, 2016 at 9:00 a.m.
Meet at the University Heights Tool Library
5 West Northrup Place, Buffalo, NY  14214

Help ReTree the District remove dead tress across the University District in preparation for replacement on the upcoming November 5th planting day.

Gloves and tools will be provided.  Please meet at the Tool library at 9:00 a.m.  Refreshments will be provided.

Ceremonial bonfire to be scheduled at a later date.

ReTree the District is a collaborative project of community partners in Buffalo’s University District working to plant 1,000 trees across the community.  The project is reinvesting in our urban tree canopy, strengthening ties among neighbors, and encouraging volunteerism.  To sign up, learn more, or donate, visit: ourheights.org/retree

Wednesday
09/21/16

ReTree the District November 5

Posted by Tim on September 21, 2016 in Buffalo Bits, Community Announcements, Event, Stress Relief, Volunteering, Volunteers Needed

ReTree the District!
Saturday, November 5, 2016
9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Meet at Diefendorf Hall on UB South Campus

Join your friends, neighbors, teachers and classmates for ReTree the District’s last planting day! Help us plant another 215 trees across Buffalo’s University District.  Trees will be planted to the east and west of Main Street.

ReTree the District is a collaborative project of community partners in Buffalo’s University District working to plant 1,000 trees across the community.  The project is reinvesting in our urban tree canopy, strengthening ties among neighbors, and encouraging volunteerism.  To sign up, learn more, or donate, visit: ourheights.org/retree