University Honors College - The Honorable mention
Monday
04/16/18

Celebrate Female Founders with a Screening of “She Started It” April 19 CFA

Posted by Tim on April 16, 2018 in Community Announcements, Event, Networking, Workshops

Join us to celebrate Female Founders in Western New York with the screening of She Started IT, a documentary that highlights the struggles and triumphs of female founders in the Tech Industry. Blackstone LaunchPad at the University at Buffalo is hosting this program in collaboration with UB’s College of Arts and Sciences and the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences on Thursday, April 19, 2018 in the Center for the Arts.

The program will begin with a panel discussion where panelists will share their story and offer insight into the entrepreneurship experience. We hope to inspire and empower our students to pursue an entrepreneurial path to impact their communities. The panel will begin at 4:00 p.m. in the Center for the Arts Atrium. The discussion will be followed by a networking reception for our students, Alumni, and business leaders in the WNY community. Film screening will begin at  6:00 p.m. with Director Nora Poggi and Executive Producer of the film, Jana Shea, UB Alumnae ’77.

  • Panel discussion with Female Founders: 4:00 – 5:00 PM
  • Networking Event: 5:00 – 5:45 PM (Catered by Falletta’s)
  • Screening & Talk-back: 6:00 – 7:30 PM

A favor of a response is requested:  https://tinyurl.com/SheStartedIT18

Monday
04/16/18

Cognitive Seminar Talks: An Empirical and Computational Account of Multimodal Semantic Integration April 26 in 108 Capen

Posted by Tim on April 16, 2018 in Community Announcements, Event, Networking, Workshops

April 26th, Thursday, 1-2, Capen 108

An empirical and computational account of multimodal semantic integration

Greg Smith, Dept. of Psychology

Monday
04/16/18

Cognitive Seminar Talks: Dyslexia on a Continuum-A complex network approach April 19 in 108 Capen

Posted by Tim on April 16, 2018 in Community Announcements, Event, Networking, Workshops

April 19th, Thursday, 1-2, Capen 108

Dyslexia on a continuum: A complex network approach

Erica Edwards, Dept. of Psychology

Thursday
04/12/18

InFocus: Cannabis Friday, April 20th

Posted by Tim on April 12, 2018 in Community Announcements, Event, Networking, Workshops

You are invited to InFocus, a monthly conversation on today’s hot topics.  This month’s topic will be about Cannabis (“Marijuana”), a topic that has filled headlines in the U.S. and abroad in recent years regarding the substance’s many uses and effects. Most recently, Canada and various U.S. states have been debating cannabis and its use within society. A brief lesson of facts regarding cannabis will be presented, followed by an open discussion regarding the legalization of cannabis, health benefits and risks, and effects on the community or individuals. Your questions and input will greatly contribute to this discussion.

Dr. R. Lorraine Collins, Associate Dean for Research, Department of Community Health and Health Behavior, School of Public Health and Health Professions, UB, will moderate the discussion.

Date:  Friday, April 20
Time:  12:00-1:00
Place:  Capen Hall 107, North Campus

Sponsored by Campus Life, the University Honors College and International Student & Scholar Services

Tuesday
04/10/18

UB Two Day Job Opportunity for students-Earn $160

Posted by Tim on April 10, 2018 in Career Opportunities, Student Assistant, Student Job Opportunities, Workshops

Kipp Herreid, Professor of Biological Sciences and Co-Director or the National Center for Case Study Teaching in Science (NCCSTS) is hoping you might be able to help us out by sending the message below to your undergraduate listservs. We are in the process of trying to recruit freshmen and sophomores to work for us at our annual Case Studies in Science Summer Workshop May 24 & 25, 2018. Our summer workshop trains college science faculty from around the country to teach using case studies. Students are hired to be part of the “student audience” for our practice teaching sessions. During these sessions, workshop faculty will teach a case study. Students will participate in the case study along with the other students and then critique the faculty’s teaching methods and the case study. Students will be paid for their work. We would appreciate your help in sending the message below to your student listserv at your earliest convenience.

Please let us know if you will be able to help. I would be greatly appreciated. Please give me a call if you have any questions.

Carolyn Wright

Project Administrator

National Center for Case Study Teaching in Science University at Buffalo Biological Sciences

109 Cooke Hall

Buffalo, NY 14260

716-645-4900

fax 716-645-2975

cwright2@buffalo.edu

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.

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

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