University Honors College - The Honorable mention
Friday
09/20/19

Research Associate Opportunity at Oshei

Posted by Tim on September 20, 2019 in Honors Experiences, Networking, Research Information and Opportunities

The Emergency Department of the John R. Oishei Children’s Hospital is recruiting new Research Associates to help the principal investigators on subjects’ enrollment.  The studies the RAs will be involved with include randomized drug trials, survey studies, trauma studies, chart review studies etc. 

This position will offer the RA a unique opportunity to learn about how to conduct clinical studies and gain some valuable experience with patient family’s interaction in an ED setting. 

This is a volunteer position, no payment or benefit will be offered.      

The research associate’s job duties include:

  1. Screening, consenting and enrolling eligible patients in studies
  2. Conducting phone follow-ups 
  3. Data collection and data entry

Requirements:

  1. Pre-med undergraduate students who have interests in pursuing MD, DO, nursing, PA, PT, or other medical related program.
  2. Can commit at least two years for this position.
  3. Can work at least 4-5 hours/week (day or evening time) from Monday to Sunday.
  4. A dedicated hard worker.

Please send your resume to the study coordinator Dr. Haiping Qiao.  Her email address is hqiao@upa.chob.edu

Friday
09/20/19

Coerced: Work Under Threat of Punishment with Author Erin Hatton September 24

Posted by Tim on September 20, 2019 in Community Announcements, Event, Networking, Workshops

Come hear from Dr. Erin Hatton, Profess of Sociology and Honors Faculty Fellow as she discusses her forthcoming book: Coerced: Work Under Threat of Punishment.

Tuesday, September 24, 2019
2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
107 Capen Hall (Colloquium Room)

What is a Worker? Labor, power and coercion among prisoners, college athletes, welfare recipients and graduate students.

Wednesday
09/18/19

United Kingdom: UB Semester in London Spring 2020 Program Information Session – September 18, 2019

Posted by Tim on September 18, 2019 in Academics, Internships, Study Abroad

The United Kingdom: UB Semester in London Spring 2020 Program offers 2-3 Sociology courses (SOC 467, SOC 358, SOC 499 –optional) AND 6 credits of an internship! There will be an information session TODAY (Wednesday, September 18) from 5-6pm in NSC 216. All are welcome to attend!

Wednesday
09/18/19

Clean Energy Policy Internship with U.S. Department of Energy

Posted by Tim on September 18, 2019 in Internships

As an intern embedded within the CE3 initiative, you will get to develop educationally and professionally while participating in policy-related projects at DOE’s EERE office in Washington, D.C. The goal of the CE3 effort is to close the gender gap and increase participation, leadership and success of women in clean energy fields. You will collaborate with DOE Senior Program Advisors and engage closely with your mentor to move this initiative forward. You will also learn how to plan, manage and execute initiative activities, including organizing meetings and collaborations within the agency and with partnering organizations, solicitation of new ideas for how to grow the CE3, as well as new strategic directions and activities.

Apply here! *Applications reviewed on a rolling basis.

Wednesday
09/18/19

Fall 2019 Management Major Information Sessions

Posted by Tim on September 18, 2019 in Academics, Event

If you have strong quantitative abilities and an eye for the business world, a major in Accounting or Business Administration could be for you! Attend one of our fall information sessions for additional information both majors as well as the business administration concentrations, and how to apply to change your major.

Sessions will be held in Alfiero 205 on:

  • Thursday, September 26 at 11 a.m. – Noon
  • Friday, September 27 at 10 – 11 a.m.
  • Tuesday, October 29, 10 – 11 a.m. ** This session will also include information about our BS Information Technology and Management Major
  • Wednesday, October 30 at 1:30 – 2:30 p.m.
  • Friday, November 1 at 11 a.m. – Noon
  • Monday, November 4 at 1:30 – 2:30 p.m. ** This session will includes speaker from the College of Arts and Sciences to discuss majors that also lead to careers in business.
  • Thursday, November 7 at 10 – 11 a.m. ** This session will includes speaker from the College of Arts and Sciences to discuss majors that also lead to careers in business
  • Thursday, November 14 at 11 a.m. – Noon ** This session will also include information about our BS Information Technology and Management Major
  • Friday, November 15 at 10:30 – 11:30 a.m.

Monday
09/16/19

PSS Sustainable Living Fair – September 23, 2019

Posted by Tim on September 16, 2019 in Event

Join us for the Professional Staff Senate’s Annual Sustainable Living Fair, Monday, September 23, in the Student Union 10:30am – 1:30pm.

Learn how to live sustainably from organizations and business from all over Western New York.

Friday
09/13/19

UB IEEE Innovation & Entrepreneurship Panel – September 24

Posted by Tim on September 13, 2019 in Academic Presentations, Event, Networking

All students are invited to the UB IEEE Innovation & Entrepreneurship Panel on Tuesday, September 24th from 6-8pm in the Law Library (O’Brian Hall, second floor). The event is being co-organized by the Libraries and Blackstone Launch Pad powered by Techstars, and is sponsored by IEEE.

This event is geared at any students with an idea for a business, a new product, etc. and provides them with the opportunity to ask questions of our panel speakers who have expertise in startups, business law, entrepreneurship, and patents. Students are asked to bring a question to the event, which will also enter them in a raffle to win one of many great prizes (courtesy of IEEE).

RSVP https://research.lib.buffalo.edu/entrepreneurship-seminar

Friday
09/13/19

Woodrow Wilson Teaching Fellowship

Posted by Tim on September 13, 2019 in Fellowships

The Woodrow Wilson Teaching Fellowship seeks to attract talented, committed individuals with backgrounds in the STEM fields—science, technology, engineering, and mathematics—into teaching in high-need secondary schools in Pennsylvania. The Fellowship has also prepared over a thousand teachers in Georgia, Indiana, Michigan, New Jersey, and Ohio. Eligible applicants include current undergraduates, recent college graduates, midcareer professionals, and retirees who have majored in, or have extensively studied, one or more of the STEM fields.

The Fellowship also works to change the way top teachers are prepared, partnering with colleges and universities that have agreed to provide Fellows with innovative, year-long classroom experiences, rigorous academic work, and ongoing mentoring.

There are three application deadlines for the 2020 Woodrow Wilson Teaching Fellowship: October 15, 2019, December 3, 2019, and January 30, 2020.

Friday
09/13/19

SUNY Lab Days – October 10 & 17, 2019

Posted by Tim on September 13, 2019 in Career Opportunities, Event, Fellowships, Internships, Job Opportunity, Networking, Research Information and Opportunities

Ideal for SUNY students and early career faculty researchers:

Explore and interview on-the-spot for competitive internship and fellowship opportunities in leading edge research programs at New York’s nationally-acclaimed federal laboratories.

Discover and connect with scientific mentors for research and scholarly projects.

Network with R&D leaders and identify opportunities for research collaboration and access to cutting-edge R&D facilities.

SUNY Lab Days will take place at Stony Brook University on October 10, 2019 and at the SUNY Polytechnic Institute (Utica) on October 17, 2019 from 4 p.m. – 8 p.m.

Wednesday
09/11/19

Experience UB Fair: Campus, Community, and Beyond – September 17

Posted by Tim on September 11, 2019 in Community Announcements, Event, Networking, Research Information and Opportunities, Student Clubs, Student experience

Experience UB Fair: Campus, Community, and Beyond is an opportunity for students to get information about all the different ways to get involved while at UB. There will be opportunities to learn about campus events and programs, outreach to the Buffalo community, undergraduate research opportunities, and so much more. 

The Experience UB Fair will take place on Tuesday, September 17 in the Academic Spine from 11:00 am – 2:00 pm.