University Honors College - The Honorable mention
Wednesday
01/23/19

University of Tennessee’s 2019 NSF REU Program-Advanced Materials for Energy and Sensing

Posted by Tim on January 23, 2019 in Academics, Honors Experiences, Research Information and Opportunities, Scholarship Opportunities, Summer Research

Advanced Materials for Energy and Sensing Applications
An NSF Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) Program in Chemistry at the University of Tennessee

Now accepting applications for the 2019 NSF-funded REU Program in Chemistry at the University of Tennessee-Knoxville. This program offers an intensive introductory training experience in research spanning the field of Chemistry that participating undergraduates may choose from. In addition, participants will engage in a range of activities designed to develop complementary skills that are beneficial for success in graduate school and scientific careers. Students will receive a $5,000 stipend for the 10-week program, along with free housing on campus and other perks.

Applications received by the February 1st deadline will be guaranteed full consideration. We would greatly appreciate any help you could provide in encouraging candidates to apply to this program. The online application submission site and further details about the program can be found at the following website:

https://chem.utk.edu/reu/


Wednesday
01/23/19

Spring 2019 Study Abroad Fair February 7th

Posted by Tim on January 23, 2019 in Academics, Community Announcements, Event, Honors Experiences, Study Abroad

Spring 2019 Study Abroad Fair
Thursday, February 7, 2019
11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Student Union Lobby

Learn about all study abroad opportunities available in the SUNY system!

www.buffalo.edu/studyabroad
#UBabroad

Monday
01/14/19

Summer Research Internship for Minority Students at Marshall University

Posted by Tim on January 14, 2019 in Academics, Honors Experiences, Networking, Research Information and Opportunities, Summer Research

Summer Research Internship for Undergraduate Minority Students at Marshall University

$3,000 Stipend

Free Room and Board

Assistance with Travel

Graduate Education Presentations and Professional Networking

May 28, 2019 through July 30, 2019
Office of Research and Graduate Education
Biomedical Sciences Research

Deadline to apply is Friday, February 8, 2019
For more information and to apply, visit: https://jcesom.marshall.edu/research/srims

Monday
01/14/19

Rutgers University Summer Research Program (Research Intensive Summer Experience)

Posted by Tim on January 14, 2019 in Honors Experiences, Networking, Research Information and Opportunities, Summer Research

RUTGERS, The State University of New Jersey, invites talented undergraduates to apply for our nationally acclaimed SUMMER RESEARCH PROGRAM, RISE (Research Intensive Summer Experience). Please forward to students who have strong credentials, passion for research, and interest in graduate study.

Why RISE at Rutgers?

** CUTTING-EDGE INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH at one of the nation’s top 25 public universities.

** PERSONALIZED MENTOR-MATCHING with world-class faculty

** EXCELLENT FUNDING: Stipend up to $5000 + housing + travel

** PARTNERSHIPS with REU programs: Cellular Bioengineering, Pharmaceutical Sciences & Toxicology, Green Energy Technology, and Advanced Materials. RISE applicants can opt to be considered automatically by partner REUs. One Application – Multiple Opportunities!

** INCLUSIVE COMMUNITY: Rutgers is one of the nation’s most diverse public research universities.

** OUTSTANDING PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT: scientific speaking & writing, GRE prep, grad school and career workshops, field trips

** ALUMNI SUCCESS: Awards at national meetings & placement at top graduate schools.

** FELLOWSHIPS valued up to $100,000 for top RISE alumni who return to Rutgers for graduate school.

** GREAT LOCATION: At the hub of pharma, biotech, & telecom, with easy access to New York, Philadelphia, Boston, DC, and more.

** FUN & FRIENDSHIPS:  Vibrant multi-cultural community, social program.

Apply now. Rolling admissions starts February 1 and is highly selective.

Questions? rise@grad.rutgers.edu or 848.932.6584.

Monday
01/14/19

Research Opportunity in the Child Health Behavior Lab (HABLAB)

Posted by Tim on January 14, 2019 in Academics, Honors Experiences, Networking, Research Information and Opportunities

The Child Health and Behavior Lab (HABLAB) at the University of Buffalo is looking for undergraduate students to assist with research studies during Summer & Fall 2019. These research experiences would be under the leadership of Dr. Stephanie Anzman-Frasca, who conducts laboratory- and community-based studies in the area of children’s eating behavior and obesity prevention. More information about Dr. Anzman-Frasca’s work is available here: https://medicine.buffalo.edu/faculty/profile.html?ubit=safrasca

Responsibilities of student research assistants include: assisting with material preparation, entering data, and helping staff in the implementation of the study design. It is anticipated that students will have the opportunity to work directly with study participants, including parents and children, in laboratory and/or community studies. Students may be asked to commit to evenings or weekends to work with participants; however, we are also looking for students who are available during mornings/afternoons. All incoming research assistants must be able to commit to at least 10 hours of research per week, with preference given to students who can commit to at least two semesters.

Interested students can apply by submitting an application and a resume to ubhablab@gmail.com, using “Student research assistant application 2019” as the subject of the email. Applications may be downloaded at http://ubhablab.weebly.com/students. We anticipate reviewing applications during February, with an initial round of interviews planned for March 2019.

Monday
01/14/19

Internship Opportunity with Senator Charles Schumer Spring 2019 Semester

Posted by Tim on January 14, 2019 in Honors Experiences, Internships, Job Opportunity, Networking

Internship Application

U.S. Senator Chuck Schumer’s Buffalo office is currently seeking intern candidates for the Spring 2019 semester. Please feel free to share this opportunity with your students.

Students who wish to apply should be in good academic standing and have an interest in government, political science or public policy. Applicants should email or fax a cover page, resume, 3-5 page academic writing sample, availability and completed application form (see attached) to Senator Schumer’s Buffalo office at:

Office of US Senator Charles Schumer

Courtney Ball

courtney_ball@schumer.senate.gov

Fax: 716-846-4113

Please direct any questions to Courtney Ball at Senator Schumer’s Buffalo office, by email courtney_ball@schumer.senate.gov or by phone at (716) 548-1419.

Wednesday
01/09/19

Spring 2019 Internship Opportunity with Rise Collaborative

Posted by Tim on January 9, 2019 in Honors Experiences, Internships, Job Opportunity, Networking

An internship should mix real experience with a ton of fun. At Rise Collaborative, you’ll get just that. Our former interns now work at organizations like the Buffalo Bills, HBO, Westminster Economic Development Initiative (WEDI) and have freelanced video production for organizations like Brookstone, Campbell’s and more.

We’re in need of a social media intern who:

– Understands how FB, IG, and TW work already (duh)
– Has already established a following on at least one of the platforms above
– Can take a decent photo
– Can write creatively
– Can write coherently
– Understands the importance of a deadline
– Is an advocate for social justice in Western New York and nationally
– Can describe why they’d like to work with Rise

Who also:

– Is ready to learn about executing digital advertising campaigns on social for Rise and for Rise’s clients
– Can handle early morning meetings
– Can learn to love analytics, from our website traffic to email campaign open rates
– Wants to meet the leaders of the region’s small businesses and non profits

This internship will cover all forms of media from podcast, video and magazine production, blogging, photography and everything in between. Everything Rise does is documented on social in order to increase our following, and therefor attract more promotional clients. There are multiple opportunities to earn income, as well as course credit while assisting throughout the semester and afterward.

Please read the following job description, including its instructions for application, carefully. We can’t wait to hear from you.

2019 Spring Internship

Wednesday
01/09/19

Spring 2019 Citizen Planning School Open to All Majors

Posted by Tim on January 9, 2019 in Academics, Community Announcements, Honors Experiences, Networking, Workshops

Spring 2019 Citizen Planning School

Students have an opportunity to work directly with citizens across the region to help them turn ideas for change in their community into reality

Open to All Majors

One Region Forward (1RF) received a prestigious award in 2016 from the American Planning Association for the exemplary approach to civic engagement in its regional sustainability planning process, including the innovative Citizens Planning School and its Champions for Change program. This Spring 2019, these programs will launch into their fourth year, this time with a special focus on Regional Regenerative Development, a place‐based process of cultivating the ability in people, communities, and ecosystems to renew, evolve, and thrive. 1RF, the University at Buffalo School of Architecture and Planning and Blackstone LaunchPad seek talented, motivated students to join the interdisciplinary team that will deliver the next iteration of this program and forward the innovative work of diverse community members in regional regeneration that supports social and ecological well‐being.

This course will be an intensive practicum and action research laboratory, where students, faculty and community partners will learn through doing as they contribute their skills and passion to move our region forward.

Registration, by force – apply at: http://tinyurl.com/CitizenPlanningSchoolSpring19  

Tuesdays, 6:00 – 8:40 PM, Spring 2019

403 Hayes Hall, UB’s South Campus

Instructor:  Darren Cotton, Founder, The Tool Library and Honors College alumnus

Wednesday
01/09/19

SOC 469: The Politics of Work, Poverty and Punishment-Spring 2019 Open Seats

Posted by Tim on January 9, 2019 in Academics, Honors Experiences, Honors Seminars

Soc 469: “The Politics of Work, Poverty, and Punishment”

This upper-level seminar will investigate the intersecting politics of work, poverty, and punishment in America. As an upper-level seminar, this class will require extensive reading and intensive class participation. In it, we will explore topics such as mass incarceration and prison labor, race and citizenship, work and welfare, worker resistance and social movements. Students will gain a deep and broad understanding of these important and interrelated dynamics in American today.

Tues 1-3:40, Spring 2019

110 Capen

Professor Erin Hatton

Tuesday
01/08/19

Mount Vernon Leadership Fellows Program Summer 2019

Posted by Tim on January 8, 2019 in Fellowships, Honors Experiences, Networking, Scholarship Opportunities

Prestigious Summer Fellowship at George Washington’s Mount Vernon May 25 – July 5, 2019

The Mount Vernon Leadership Fellows Program is a highly selective summer institute for rising college juniors, offering unparalleled learning and networking opportunities at the home of America’s first president outside our nation’s capital.
Students spend six weeks living and learning at George Washington’s Mount Vernon. Transportation, meals and a $3,000 stipend are provided.

For more information, please visit: http://www.mountvernon.org/site/leadershipfellows/