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Buffalo Startup Week Rebooted February 9 and 10

Posted by Tim on January 30, 2023 in Community Announcements, Event, Networking, Workshops

Buffalo Startup Week events are resuming in February!
Buffalo Startup Week will be back in February! Mark your calendars and don’t forget to register to get your tickets. Learn from startup workers, owners and investors on how to build a successful startup of your own. Location: Seneca One, Buffalo, N.Y. Dates: February 9th and 10th

The Royal Pitches A Cappella Auditions

Posted by Tim on January 27, 2023 in Student Clubs

UB’s only all-female a cappella group is holding auditions
Friday, February 3rd, 6pm-9pm in Norton 190 and
Saturday, February 4th, 11am-2pm in Knox 104

Prepare a verse and chorus of any pop song!

Reach out to @theroyalpitches on Instagram with any questions.


Tutoring and Academic Support Services 2023 Workshops/Events

Posted by Tim on January 27, 2023 in Community Announcements, Event, Networking, Tutoring, Workshops


Peer Notetaking Opportunity with Accessibility Resources

Posted by Tim on January 26, 2023 in Honors Experiences, Job Opportunity, Student Job Opportunities

Accessibility Resources is looking for Peer Notetakers!  Notetakers provide an essential service that helps ensure equal access to education for students who receive accommodations. Students often find volunteering to be a Peer Notetaker enhances the classroom experience by encouraging more thorough, quality notes.  Notetakers may receive a letter of recommendation or, if they qualify, an honoraria at the end of the semester.
If you are interested in becoming a Peer Notetaker, please email your schedule to as soon as possible. We are able to accept Notetakers on a first come, first serve basis.


3D Modeling and Printing Workshop…Make a Valentine for your loved one February 7

Posted by Tim on January 26, 2023 in Community Announcements, Event, Workshops

3D Modeling and Printing workshop
Tuesday, February 7, 2023 at 6:00pm
118 Bonner Hall
Honors Faculty Fellow Dr. Chi Zhou will be conducting a workshop which will allow you to create a valentine for your loved one. Customized Lithophane, Custom Puzzle Keychain

Please RSVP here: 3D Workshop Valentines Day. We have limited seats, the registration will be closed once it reaches capacity.

If you have any questions, please contact Chi Zhou ( or Stanley Dsa (


Delta Scholars 2023 for Sophomores and Juniors Applications Due February 15

Posted by Tim on January 25, 2023 in Uncategorized

Please see this reminder about the Delta Scholars program that seeks undergraduates (sophomores and juniors) who want to participate with other scholar-leaders seeking actionable solutions to challenges in the Mississippi Delta. Please share with groups of students who may be seeking a summer opportunity and please consider sharing with your colleagues who support students applying for Truman, Rhodes, Humanity in Action, Gates Cambridge, Fulbright, etc.

Applications are due February 15th


UB Undergraduate Research Conference July 20-21

Posted by Tim on January 25, 2023 in Academics, Community Announcements, Event, Research Information and Opportunities, Summer Research, Workshops

Save The Date: July 20-21, 2023 It’s time to mark your calendar and start making plans to join the University at Buffalo for our 28th Annual Undergraduate Research Conference!    This year’s virtual conference will be held July 20-21, 2023. We’re working hard to plan an experience that will inspire students interested in demonstrating their knowledge and talents to an audience drawn from all over the nation.   Stay tuned for updates and registration information. 
Date  July 20-21, 2023    Location  This year’s conference will be held virtually via the Whova platform.    Who should attend?  All undergraduate student researchers are welcome, including (but not limited to) those from McNair, SSS, LSAMP and CSTEP.    This conference is an excellent opportunity to:  • Present faculty-supervised research. • Foster conversation around shared interests. • Network with your peers and current graduate students from your field of study.   Registration • An email announcement will be sent in spring 2023 once registration is open.  • Call for presenters will be announced in March.   We can’t wait to welcome you to the conference this summer!
  The University at Buffalo Undergraduate Research Conference brings together the next generation of professors, researchers, entrepreneurs and influencers to learn about graduate and professional opportunities, with a focus on diversifying the graduate student body at UB and across the nation.

Syllabus Reading Night February 2

Posted by Tim on January 25, 2023 in Academics, Community Announcements, Event, Networking, Workshops

Thursday, February 2, 2023 from 6-8pm in Greiner 116 B

Come get help reading through your syllabi and planning your semester!


Aisthesis: A Publication Opportunity for Honors Students Submission Deadline March 6

Posted by Tim on January 23, 2023 in Academics, Event, Workshops

University of Minnesota Duluth’s Honors Program is currently seeking academic and creative submissions for the 2023 issue of Aisthesis, our undergraduate honors journal. As an interdisciplinary publication, we welcome academic work, including honors capstone projects, literature reviews, and research articles, from all fields of research. Creative submissions of nonfiction, fiction, poetry, and visual art (including but not limited to painting, sculpture, short film, multimedia, and photography) are also encouraged. If you are hoping to build your resume, share your work, and publish as an undergraduate, this is the perfect opportunity for you!

The submission deadline is March 6, 2023. Guidelines can be found at

Please email questions to and follow the Aisthesis Facebook page ( for updates. We look forward to reading your work in the coming months.


Spring 2023 Buffalo Film Seminars

Posted by Tim on January 20, 2023 in Community Announcements, Event, Workshops

Here is where to stream films in the Spring 2023 Buffalo Film Seminars. All are accessible on Amazon Prime. Most are also accessible on other streaming services, such as Apple TV, Google Play, YouTube, Criterion, and Vudu. Check for listings. 

Nine are available for free streaming to UB email account holders; the Swank and Kanopy links for those are in blue. Our thanks to UB Library’s Laura Taddeo for her help compiling this list. 

Schedule change: Charles Burnett’s Killer of Sheep, originally scheduled for March 28, is no longer available for streaming; we’ve substituted Lina Wertmuller’s Seven Beauties 1975.

Jan 31 1927 Sunrise F.W. Murnau

Feb 7 1931 The Public Enemy William A. Wellman – SWANK

Feb 14 1949 Late Spring Yasujiro Ozu –   KANOPY

Feb 21 1956 A Man Escaped Robert Bresson – KANOPY

Feb 28 1963 Contempt Jean-Luc Godard – 

Mar 7 1975 Nashville Robert Altman – SWANK

Mar 14 1975 Dersu Uzala Akira Kurosawa 

Mar 28 1977 Seven Beauties Lina Wermuller 

Apr 4 1985 Brazil Terry Gilliam – SWANK

Apr 11 1987 Babette’s Feast Gabriel Axel  – KANOPY

Apr 18 1993 Age of Innocence Martin Scorsese  -SWANK

Apr 25 1999 Magnolia Paul Thomas Anderson –  SWANK  

May 2 2016 Moonlight Barry Jenkins SWANK –

May 9 2011 The Tree of Life Terrence Malick –