University Honors College - The Honorable mention
Friday
02/21/20

PHD Symposium at the University of Pennsylvania, October 8-10, 2020 (Deadline to apply: April 1, 2020

Posted by Tim on February 21, 2020 in Academic Presentations, Academics, Event, Networking, Workshops

The Penn Honors Diversity (PHD) Symposium will be held from October 8-10, 2020 at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, PA. The Symposium aims to particularly attract underrepresented students, especially sophomores and juniors, at colleges and universities in the Mid-Atlantic states who are interested in learning more about graduate school. Students will have the opportunity to (a) network with faculty and current graduate students, (b) learn about cutting-edge research and PhD training opportunities at Penn, (c) present their work to faculty and students in a poster session, and (d) attend workshops and seminars about the admissions process, funding opportunities, life as a graduate student, etc.

Students coming from the Mid-Atlantic States who are accepted to attend will have travel, lodging and meals covered.  The deadline to apply for the PHD Symposium is April 1, 2020. Students can learn more and apply now at https://home.www.upenn.edu/pages/penn-honors-diversity.  

Monday
02/03/20

WNY Undergraduate Psychology Conference April 19

Posted by Tim on February 3, 2020 in Academic Presentations, Academics, Community Announcements, Event, Networking, Workshops

Friday
01/31/20

Present Your Work at SURC!

Posted by Tim on January 31, 2020 in Academic Presentations, Networking, Research Information and Opportunities

Promote your research and build your resume by presenting a poster at this year’s SUNY Undergraduate Research Conference!

The SUNY Undergraduate Research Conference will be held at SUNY ESF on Sat., April 4, 2020.

To express your interest in presenting, fill out the brief form here: http://www.buffalo.edu/eln/students/undergraduate-research/surc.html.

The Experiential Learning Network will cover the cost of registration fees, poster printing and transportation to and from the event. ELN will then contact students who fill out the form with specific details on how to officially register for the conference and take advantage of funding for poster printing.

This fantastic opportunity to share your research and creative activities with the SUNY community is not to be missed!

Learn more!

Monday
12/02/19

Native American Culture & Land – December 4, 2019

Posted by Tim on December 2, 2019 in Academic Presentations, Event

Learn about local Native American nation and the state of Native American land in America!

December 4, 2019

12 PM – 3 PM 

Student Union Lobby

Friday
11/15/19

International Education Week (IEW) at UB: Nov. 18-22, 2019

Posted by Tim on November 15, 2019 in Academic Presentations, Community Announcements, Competitions, Event, Stress Relief, Student Clubs, Student experience, Volunteering, Workshops

It’s International Education Week! Check out the events happening all week long!

Highlighted Events:

Wednesday
11/06/19

TODAY! Founder Story: Side Hustlers (Female Edition)

Posted by Tim on November 6, 2019 in Academic Presentations, Event, Student experience, Workshops

Want to start a side hustle and don’t know where to begin? Come and learn about what it is like to start and maintain a side hustle in college from students at UB.

Meet our panelists: Chelsea sells on Poshmark; Gianna is a graphic designer with Designs By Damico; Diana and Kaylah do hair and Danielle teaches chess!

November 6, 2019

6:30 PM – 8:30 PM

Student Union Room 210

Monday
10/28/19

Neuroscience BS, Info Session: November 19, 2019

Posted by Tim on October 28, 2019 in Academic Presentations, Academics, New Programs

What is Neuroscience?

  • How does the brain work to control our everyday interactions with our environment? And what happens when things go wrong?
  • UB’s interdisciplinary neuroscience program utilizes a molecules-to-behavior approach to answer these questions.
  • Examine neuroscience at the level of individual genes, cells, organs, neural circuits and animal/human behavior.

Any students interested in more information on the new neuroscience major or how to pursue it should plan to attend our informational session.

Tuesday, November 19th from 3:00-4:00pm in Capen 107.

This is a great opportunity to learn more about the curriculum and opportunities available with this exciting new degree program.

If you are unable to attend please email Shannon Brown smbrown3@buffalo.edu

Friday
10/25/19

Student Success Strategies Workshop Series & Peer Coaching

Posted by Tim on October 25, 2019 in Academic Presentations, Academics, Tutoring, Workshops

The Student Success Strategies Series and Peer Coaching Network opportunities are now open to NEW FRESHMAN (whether or not they were marked “at-risk” in a UB Seminar or ENG105 class).

  • Deal effectively with any potential barriers or challenges to making a smooth transition to college
  • Develop and strengthen behaviors, skills and strategies that will help you move confidently toward academic success
  • Connect with experienced UB students* who can share how they learned to be successful
  • Ensure yourself a greater chance for success and achievement of your personal and academic goals

Weekly workshops will be held in the Greiner Hall B Wing classrooms:

Week 2: Time Management
Tues. 10/22 6:00-7:30 pm
Wed. 10/23 7:00-8:30 pm

Week 3: Self-Care
Tues. 10/29 6:00-7:30 pm
Wed. 10/30 7:00-8:30 pm

Week 4: Class & Course Skills
Tues. 11/5 6:00-7:30 pm
Wed. 11/6 7:00-8:30 pm

Week 5: Study Smart
Tues. 11/12 6:00-7:30 pm
Wed. 11/13 7:00-8:30 pm

*Attend one or all of the workshop series and connect
with a Peer Success Coach. To sign up for a Coach go
to https://forms.gle/znLYWKkhtvY57Xkb9.
*For the workshops just show up! Light food will be served.
*Questions?: email studentsuccess@buffalo.edu


Wednesday
09/25/19

SUNY Undergraduate Research Conference (SURC) 2020 – April 4 & 24

Posted by Tim on September 25, 2019 in Academic Presentations, Event, Networking, Research Information and Opportunities, Workshops

The SUNY Undergraduate Research Conference (SURC) brings together undergraduate student researchers and faculty mentors from across the SUNY system for a full day of multidisciplinary activities, including sessions devoted to student presentations (oral, performance, artistic displays, and poster), luncheon with keynote speaker(s), a SUNY Transfer, Graduate School and Career Fair, and professional development workshops for students and for faculty.

SUNY Environmental Science and Forestry (ESF) will host SURC 2020 UPSTATE on their campus in Syracuse on Saturday, 4 April 2020, and SUNY Old Westbury will host SURC 2020 DOWNSTATE on their campus on Saturday, 24 April 2020. The intent of hosting at two different locations is to draw as many students as possible from all of the SUNY schools.  Students are welcome to participate at either of the two institutions!

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 24 from 6-8 p.m. 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