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Tuesday
09/12/17

Fall 2017 Groups at Counseling Services

Posted by Tim on September 12, 2017 in Workshops

University Counseling Services is proud to present the fall groups that they will be offering this semester.

Coping Skills– Mondays 1:00-2:30 at 301 Michael Hall; Tuesdays 1:00-2:30 at 120 Richmond; Tuesdays
3:00-4:30 at 301 Michael Hall
This structured group will teach skills to live in the present, deal with stress, manage difficult emotions, and handle interpersonal conflict.

Getting Through Grad Work – Mondays 3:00-4:30 at 120 Richmond
A semi-structured group for graduate students who are working on dissertations, theses, comprehensive exams, or other large graduate projects and are looking for help with staying motivated, goal setting and completion, and getting support.

International Tea Time – Mondays 5:00-6:30 at 240 Student Union
This is a weekly free meeting which brings together U.S. and international students for conversation and fun. Students play games, talk, and enjoy getting to know each other. International tea and snacks are provided.

International Student Support Group – Tuesdays 3:00-4:30 at 120 Richmond
This group will provide a safe, supportive, and comfortable place to discuss adjustment and cross- cultural experiences in the U.S. The group will also provide a safe and confidential environment for group members to support each other and share information.

Connections — Wednesdays 1:00-2:30 at 120 Richmond; Thursdays 3:00-4:30 at 301 Michael Hall
This group provides a warm and supportive environment in which you can experiment constructively with new ways of relating to others, share personal experiences, express fears and concerns, and get support and feedback. People participate in this group for a number of reasons including having difficulties in relationships, finding their relationships are not satisfying, being curious about how others perceive them, and seeking support when experimenting with new relational behaviors.

Graduate/Non-traditional Student Group – Wednesdays 1:00-2:30 at 301 Michael Hall
This group is designed to allow graduate and non-traditional students to explore the unique challenges they face in a safe and supportive environment. It can help students explore their identity, find new ways of relating to others, recognize how stressors impact them, and share personal experiences. The group can assist students in finding alternative ways of looking at life’s challenges to enable the development of healthier coping strategies.

Letting Go: Stress and Anxiety Management — Wednesdays 3:00-4:30 at 120 Richmond
A combination of skills and discussion, this group aims to help members decrease anxiety and stress in their lives. Members will learn about anxiety as well as tools to deal with anxiety and stress. Members will problem solve with other members about effective ways to cope and navigate a relationship with anxiety and stress.

iRest Meditation – Thursday 1:00-2:15 at 120 Richmond
iRest meditation increases awareness of thoughts, emotions and physical sensations that contribute to both a sense of un-ease and a sense of well-being. Regular practice of meditation can lead to improvements in sleep, concentration and emotional regulation. No previous meditation practice is required.

Yoga to Manage Moods – Thursdays 1:30-2:30 Michael Hall Yoga Studio (September 14 – October 19)
A co-ed Hatha Yoga group that provides a holistic approach to mood and symptom management. Using a combination of gentle physical poses, breathing and relaxation techniques, this group allows participants to feel more connected and balanced within the body and mind. A trauma sensitive, person-centered approach will be utilized and no previous yoga experience is necessary.

Eat Breathe Thrive ™ – Thursdays 1:00-3:00 at MH Yoga Studio (October 26 – December 7)
Eat Breathe Thrive is an integrative mind-body group for women struggling with food and body image issues. This six week series combines yoga, meditation, interactive activities, and community support to cultivate a healthier relationship with food, body image, and self. No previous yoga experience is necessary.

Students must complete an Initial Assessment at Counseling Services to participate in all groups
except International Tea Time.

Tuesday
09/12/17

UB’s Entrepreneurs Festival September 14

Posted by Tim on September 12, 2017 in Community Announcements, Competitions, Event, Networking, Workshops

Check out UB’s Entrepreneurs Festival | Thurs., September 14th, 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM, Student Union (North Campus)

Join us to celebrate innovation and creativity at UB’s inaugural Entrepreneurs Festival presented by Blackstone LaunchPad at UB on Thursday, September 14, 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM, Student Union. The event will occur throughout the Student Union celebrating our student, faculty & staff, alumni, and local entrepreneurs.

Check out the Festival, where the WNY startup community will come together to connect, collaborate, and celebrate entrepreneurs across the University. Grow your startup knowledge and make lasting connections. Featuring Pete Cimino, co-founder, Lloyd Taco Factory for How I Built This, a raw and authentic interview of an entrepreneur by a UB student entrepreneur. Pitch Wars will highlight student entrepreneurs pitching their ideas to win one of two spots to TechStars in NYC to represent UB at the Blackstone LaunchPad sponsored event.

For more details, please visit: https://calendar.buffalo.edu/event/entrepreneurs-festival

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

Tuesday
09/05/17

Blueprint for Success with Buihe Madu September 14

Posted by Tim on September 5, 2017 in Community Announcements, Event, Networking, Workshops

Want to Learn the Blueprint to Success?

Buihe Madu from Baltimore, MD will be on campus on Thursday, September 14 from 5:00-7:00pm in the Woldman Theater (112 Norton) to present his Blueprint to Success.  This interactive and  lively session is open to all UB students.  We encourage you to get there early; the first 100 students will receive a free Blueprint for Success workbook.

The Blueprint to Success is designed to help you reduce your work and stress load and increase productivity and performance.  This is a great way to strategically manage your time early in the semester and make your calendar work for you by learning secrets to lifestyle design and time management. Students will leave the seminar empowered and motivated  with the tools and mindset to effectively manage their time and priorities! 

Refreshments will be served.  RSVP at http://tinyurl.com/blueprint4success  by Wednesday, September 13th.

Sponsored by the UB Collegiate Science and Technology Entry Program.

Saturday
09/02/17

Malal UB Distinguished Speaker Book Chats September 11-14

Posted by Tim on September 2, 2017 in Academic Presentations, Community Announcements, Event, Networking, Workshops

Malal UB Distinguished Speaker Book Chats

A week of Conversation September 11, 2017 through September 14, 2017…free!

JODY KLEINBERG BIEHL -Clinical Assistant Professor of English Lehman Classroom, Governors Complex -North Campus 9/11 @) 7pm
ANNE MARIE BUTLER -Global Gender Studies, UB Gender Institute Red Jacket Lounge, Ellicott Complex – North Campus -9/12 @) 7pm
SHERRI DARROW -Director of Wellness Education
South Lake Village, North Campus -9/12@) 5:30pm
CARINE MARDOROSSIAN -Professor of English
at the lntercultural & Diversity Center
240 Student Union North Campus -9/13 @) 12:00pm
BARBARA BONO -Associate Professor of English
Silverman Library Seminar Room -North Campus -9/14 @) 12:30pm

CARRIE BRAMEN -Associate Professor of English & Director of UB Gender Institute Goodyear X, Main Street -South Campus -9/14 @) 7pm

Pizza and soda pop to be provide.  For more informaiton, please contact: abutler4@buffalo.edu

Friday
09/01/17

InFocus: The Confederacy September 8 at noon in 107 Capen

Posted by Tim on September 1, 2017 in Community Announcements, Event, Networking, Workshops

Join us for the first InFocus of the semester on “The Confederacy”, balancing history, pride and identity politics in today’s diverse society.

Moderated by Dr. Victoria Wolcott, Chair of the History Department

September 8, 2017 at 12 noon in the Colloquium Room (107 Capen Hall)

Sponsored by the Honors College, Campus Life and the Office of International Student and Scholar Services.

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

Monday
06/19/17

Student Research Symposium: Reflections of Life at the Forefront of Nanotechnology July 22

Posted by Tim on June 19, 2017 in Academics, Community Announcements, Competitions, Event, Research Information and Opportunities, Summer Research, Workshops

Student Research Symposium: Reflections on Life at the Forefront of Nanotechnology

Saturday July 22nd, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Agrusa Auditorium, Davis Hall, UB North Campus

Chair: Jonathan Bird, Electrical Engineering, UB

 

Join us on Saturday July 22nd for a one day workshop on some of the critical

issues currently facing researchers in the fields of electronics and photonics.

 

Agenda:

  • Keynote presentations by scientific leaders from around the globe

speakers will discuss the scientific issues at the core of their research and reflect

on their careers in science, as well as the pathways which led them to their

current positions.

  • Student research poster competition – an opportunity to describe the

results of your research to your peers and to leaders in your field. Cash prizes will

be awarded for the best posters.

  • Lunch with the leaders – make a one-on-one connection with our experts and

ask your questions on research and life as a scientist.

  • Evening reception – a chance to wrap up and reflect on the day with your

peers.

 

Participation in this event is free but advance registration (no later than June 15th) is

required. You can register by submitting an email to Jonathan Bird (jbird@buffalo.edu),

at which time you should also indicate the title of any poster that you will present (note

that presentation of a poster is not a prerequisite for attendance at the workshop).

 

CASH PRIZES TO TOP RESEARCH POSTERS!

www.buffalo.edu/edison20.html

 

Tuesday
04/04/17

Community Engagement Event: Exploring All Sides Discussing Current Issues April 5

Posted by Tim on April 4, 2017 in Community Announcements, Event, Networking, Workshops

The Rotaract Club of University at Buffalo is hosting a community engagement event titled: Exploring All Sides. This event will engage the student body in several current issues in local and national spheres. Local community leaders will speak on topics including immigration and refugee rights and cultural and religious differences in our community. A panel discussion will encourage participants to share their differing opinions to find common ground and mutual respect.

Food and drinks will be served to participants.

Event:      Exploring All Sides: A Community Engagement Event

Date:       Wednesday April 5th, 2017

Time:       5 P.M. – 8 P.M.

Location:  Davis Hall Atrium and Room 101

RSVP:        Exploring All Sides

Wednesday
03/22/17

23rd Annual Undergraduate Research Conference and 13th Annual Graduate School Info Program July 27-29

Posted by Tim on March 22, 2017 in Academic Presentations, Event, Research Information and Opportunities, Summer Research, Workshops

23rd Annual Undergraduate Research Conference & 13th Annual Graduate School Information Program
July 2
7-29, 2017
To be held in beautiful Niagara Falls, New York!

Two of our confirmed keynote speakers include:

David Stovall, PhD

Professor, University of Illinois at Chicago

Scholar of Educational Policy Studies and African-American Studies

Gloria Ladson-Billings, PhD

Professor, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Scholar of Culturally Relevant Pedagogy, Critical Race Theory, and Hip Hop Pedagogy

Our conference will again be offering: inspiring speakers; workshops; oral and poster presentations; a Graduate School Opportunities Fair; a University at Buffalo Graduate School Information Program; the popular Maid of the Mist Boat Tour; and much more!  Prizes, for students, are awarded throughout the Conference!!

This year, we will be offering an optional Pre-Conference Event on Thursday morning (July 27, 2017) at the University at Buffalo.

 The two options will include either:

 A  Guided Walking Tour of our North Campus or

 A School of Engineering and Applied Science (SEAS) tour for those interested in our Engineering Graduate School Programs

 This event will include transportation from and back to the Conference Center in Niagara Falls.

 Please note that our Preliminary Conference Agenda can be located on the Conference Website!

 

Registration (same rate as last year) is now open for this 3-day event and the early bird registration fee of $350 applies to paid registrations received by June 24, 2017.

A general registration fee of $375 applies to paid registrations received on or after June 25, 2017.

This year’s Conference continues to promise you and your students a wonderful opportunity to:

Share/Present faculty-supervised research (Oral and Poster formats)

 Participate in workshops

 Attend a University at Buffalo Graduate School Information Program that includes meetings with Program Faculty/Staff/Students based on your graduate field of interest

 Enjoy and Interact with inspirational speakers and panels

 Survey a large number of graduate schools, from across the nation, at our Graduate School Opportunities Fair, and

 Experience the culture and beauty of the Niagara Falls area including opportunities to visit area attractions

 As always, it is our intent that your students will leave motivated and invigorated by a rich conference atmosphere. 

 Student presenters and non-presenters are welcome to attend this conference for inspiration, education, networking, and cultural enrichment! 

 All undergraduate researchers are welcome including, but not limited to, those from McNair; SSS; LSAMP; and CSTEP Programs

Everyone interested in attending the Conference should visit our website at http://cpmc.buffalo.edu/mcnair/conference/index.php

While there, please complete and submit your online registration form before June 25, 2017

The summer is a very popular time for tourism in this area, so we encourage you to register for the Conference soon and “lock in” your hotel accommodations for single or double rooms ($152.00/night) while our block of rooms are still being held at the Sheraton At The Falls. Reservations can be made by calling 1-716-285-3361 or 1-866-961-3780 (please tell them that you are a part of the McNair Conference as we are receiving a dramatic discount) or for even faster service, simply click on the following link: Sheraton At The Falls

***Please be advised that the hotel has established a new policy requiring anyone using a purchase order to send them in 2 weeks in advance so that their Accounting Department has time to approve them***.