UB’s Launch Summer Accelerator: June 15th – August 7th
Looking for an opportunity to use your summer with purpose while also competing for $10,000 in prizes? We’ve got you covered. Apply to the Launch Summer Accelerator and spend eight weeks ideating, creating and competing!
Accepted students and teams will spend 8 weeks accelerating their venture through weekly programming, workshops, mentorship and more. Apply by Sunday, June 7th for the chance network, collaborate with others students and use your summer with purpose. This is a virtual program and all undergraduate and graduate students are invited to apply as either a formed venture or as a free-agent, where they can work with a team. Application link & information: Bit.ly/LaunchSummer2020
Join the SUNY COIL Global Commons Program, July 6th to August 15th. As the COVID-19 pandemic impacts the entire world, we are reminded that global engagement, global coordination and global problem solving is more important than ever. Even with the extension of online instruction through summer and the cancellation of study abroad courses, SUNY is working to ensure global, hands-on learning is accessible to all students. We invite students from all SUNY campuses to participate in a new 6-week, 6-credit virtual program. You will join other SUNY students to take action on one of six selected Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in partnership with a community based or non-governmental organization (CBO or NGO). International Perspectives on Poverty International Perspectives on Gender Equality International Perspectives on Climate Action International Perspectives on Sustainable Cities and Communities International Perspectives on Reducing Inequalities International Perspectives on Good Health and Well-being While gaining personal skills in storytelling, intercultural communications, and collaborative project development, the projects you complete with these organizations will give them materials they can use in their work, right now. Learn more online or fill out an interest form.
A Dreamer’s Journey” A Senior Honors Cabaret by Kelsey Marlowe Jessup
Friday, May 15th @ 6pm via Facebook LIVE!
~ Hello Friends, Family, Mentors, and Loved Ones! You are cordially invited to watch my Senior Honors Cabaret called “A Dreamer’s Journey” which I’ll be streaming through Facebook Live on Friday, May 15th at 6pm EDT! This project is one I’ve been creating over the course of my senior year as a collective celebration of my work as a student of the University at Buffalo Honors College and Department of Theatre and Dance. I like to call this piece a “cabaret play” as it is a script that I wrote entirely in poetic verse that ties together renowned music theatre songs that I’m currently adding to my repertoire. The work tells the story of a young girl named Marlowe who goes on a quest to find the key to life. Now, I’m sure you’re all wondering: What other characters will she meet on her journey? What familiar music theatre songs will pave her path? WILL SHE FIND THE KEY?! Tune in to find out!
If you’ve been reading our newsletter, you know that the Arts Collaboratory has been offering cash micro-grants and honorariums to UB and Buffalo artists who contribute to our new Live Your Art (At Home) program.
This week, we’re asking you to spread the news! Encourage UB and Buffalo-based artists to SUBMIT their work at ubcfa.org/lya. Projects of any size are welcome, and collaboration is always encouraged. Then reach out to your fellow art lovers, and ask them to FOLLOW our Instagram @artscollaboratory. Every visit makes a difference!
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The Honors College seeks an intern for the fall 2020 and spring 2021 semester to work on social media outreach and marketing efforts. The internship will earn 2 to 3 credits each semester which will count towards Honors experience credit. This can be earned either by completing an Honors petition or getting academic credit through your department. The schedule is flexible, but our intern will be expected to work 6-10 hours per week (depending on the desired credit).
Learn how the Honors College utilizes the following social media: Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Instagram, LinkedIn, Snap Chat.
Participate in the planning and preparation for special events: Open House, Discovery Day, Life Raft Debate, Colloquium Kick-off, Honors International Cafe, Graduation and other campus or Honors events as your class schedule permits. This may include creation of marketing/promotional materials, website updates, photography, and more.
Creating and Editing Videos.
Knowledge of Helpful Smartphone Apps and Shortcuts.
Editing and revising documents/marketing brochures for prospective students.
Running queries, creating documents and presentations utilizing Microsoft Office tools.
Updating/maintaining the Honors Highlights email and Honorable mention blogs.
The intern will provide a presentation to the Honors College staff on Honors College social media and marketing outreach results from the semester.
To apply, please email a copy of your resume and a brief statement about why you are interested in the internship to Tim Matthews: firstname.lastname@example.org. The deadline to apply is Friday, May 15, 2020 by 4:30 p.m.
If selected for an interview, those will take place between May 18, 2020 and May 22, 2020.
What is at stake in choosing to be on the side of the Thing, that bit of the real at work in the body, seeking expression? In this paper, Shanna de la Torre proceeds from the premise that femininity is a work, a work at, in the words of Willy Apollon, articulating the drive within us with aesthetics. With the intention of drawing out some of the links among unconscious desire and the work of the Thing both in the body and at the level of the social, she will consider a set of examples drawn from art, film, and clinical case studies. Arguing that these examples give aesthetic expression to distinct moments in the kinds of problems a feminine subject may encounter in engaging in the work of femininity, she points to ways in which these examples risk taking the side of the Thing—rather than the side of repression—in engaging with questions germane to any subject of the drive. She further argues that these examples—which are, themselves, aesthetic expressions offered to the public—make a creation for others out of those sites of impasse, thereby potentially mobilizing others’ desire.
Dr. Shanna de la Torre is an alumna from the Cornell Romance Languages Studies PhD program and current practicing social worker in Minnesota. Her research explores the relationship between feminist, queer and psychoanalytic theories, and her writings have appeared in a variety of reputable journals such as differences: A Journal of Feminist Cultural Studies and The International Journal of Psychoanalysis. As part of this research she has published Sex for Structuralists: The Non-Oedipal Logics of Femininity and Psychosis.
Thinking about studying abroad? Don’t know where to start? Join one of our Study Abroad Information Sessions on Zoom to learn more. Our Graduate Assistants will present on 80+ UB programs, hundreds of SUNY programs, and information on financial aid and available scholarships! There will also be time for Q&A to answer any questions you may have.
Additionally, the Study Abroad Programs Team is working remotely during this global pandemic. Students may connect with us by phone (716) 645-3912 or email email@example.com on Monday – Friday, 8:30AM – 4:30PM! We are happy to schedule one-on-one advising appointments and answer any questions they may have.