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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

Friday
09/06/19

Startup Week – on and off campus opportunities! September 15 – 24

Posted by Tim on September 6, 2019 in Academic Presentations, Buffalo Bits, Career Opportunities, Event, Networking, Workshops

Buffalo Startup Week is an awesome conference and 5-day (September 15-19, 2019) celebration of the local startup ecosystem, now less than two weeks away – register now before it sells out! Free food, free drinks, amazing content and networking opportunities.

This first-ever Startup Week in Buffalo is the perfect opportunity to play a part in building the startup ecosystem that will continue to grow for many years to come. Whether you’re an entrepreneur, a corporate leader, an investor, or another innovation leader, you’ll feel right at home all week long.

CLICK HERE for the link to a list of the full Buffalo Startup Week content (find them under “agenda”).

CLICK HERE to see the on campus events happening September 16 – 24, 2019.

Thursday
08/22/19

Lessons Learned: Let’s Get Strategic College of Arts and Sciences Alumni Panel October 3

Posted by Tim on August 22, 2019 in Academic Presentations, Community Announcements, Event, Networking, Workshops

Featuring alumni experts:

Josh Walker ’99, Executive Vice President, HBO

and

Monika Woods ’07, Literary Agent, Curtis Brown

Thursday, October 3, 2019

Harriman Hall Ballroom

South Campus

Reception: 6 – 7 p.m.

Discussion including audience Q&A: 7 – 8:30 p.m.

Everyone loves a good story but not everyone knows how to tell one. Join Robin Schulze, dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, for an introduction to strategic communication with industry experts and former Spectrum contributors, Josh Walker and Monika Woods, as they share stories about life since UB, including their experience with the ever changing world of communications. These high profile alumni will discuss the demands of the communication industry today and their ideas about where it is headed. Their Q&A will be conducted by a current student of The Spectrum as the publication prepares to celebrate its 70th anniversary.

Your $12 registration fee includes a reception with light hors d’oeuvres and beverage service before our discussion. Be sure to check out other events offered as part of UB Homecoming and Family Weekend.

Please click here to RSVP by Sunday, September 29, 2019

Monday
03/04/19

Marshall University Bio-med Virtual Grad Fair

Posted by Tim on March 4, 2019 in Academic Presentations, Career Opportunities, Event, Graduate School Programs

Connect with Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine’s Graduate Biomedical Research Program offering:

The Marshall chat room will be open from 10am – 4:00pm EST on March 21.

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It is free for students to register here: https://www.careereco.com/events/biomed?ref=ceh.

For questions, please contact: carothers@marshall.edu

Monday
02/18/19

Prison Nation: Mass Incarceration in the United States March 13

Posted by Tim on February 18, 2019 in Academic Presentations, Academics, Community Announcements, Event, Networking, Workshops

A discussion of the human and financial costs associated with the U.S.’s reliance on mass incarceration

Featuring Distinguished Speaker David Fathi, Director of the American Civil Liberties Union’s National Prison Project

March 13, 2019
509 O’Brian Hall
4:30 p.m. FREE and open to all. Reception to follow.

The American Civil Liberties Union’s National Prison Project brings challenges to conditions of confinement in prisons, jails and other detention facilities. The Prison Project also works to end the policies that have given the U.S. the highest incarceration rate in the world. Fathi has a special expertise in challenging “supermax” prisons, where prisoners are held for months or years at a time in conditions of near-total isolation. Fathi also represented the ACLU during negotiations in the U.N., which lead to the adoption of the Nelson Mandela Rules.

Sponsored by the UB Inclusive Excellence and the UB School of Law

Monday
02/11/19

SEVENTH ANNUAL PITTSBURGH ASIA CONSORTIUM UNDERGRADUATE ASIAN STUDIES RESEARCH CONFERENCE WASHINGTON & JEFFERSON COLLEGE WASHINGTON, PENNSYLVANIA SATURDAY 30 MARCH 2019

Posted by Tim on February 11, 2019 in Academic Presentations, Research Information and Opportunities

The PAC Undergraduate Research Conference is a one-day, interdisciplinary event for undergraduate students from Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Ohio, Maryland, New York, New Jersey, and Delaware. The conference is an opportunity for students to meet others with an interest in Asia and to develop their presentation skills in a supportive setting. First time presenters are welcome as are non-presenters. 

The conference will begin with check-in at 8:00 am in the Howard J. Burnett Center, followed by two morning panel sessions, a lunch and keynote presentation, and two afternoon panel sessions. The conference will end at 4:00 pm. 

PRESENTATION PROPOSALS 

Presentations may be from any discipline and about any region of Asia, including the Middle East, about Asian communities or activities outside of Asia, or about relations with or perceptions of the peoples or states of Asia. Most presentations will be in the form of a 10-15 minute oral report in a panel setting with a faculty discussant. Posters and other forms of presentation are also welcome. 

Presenters must have a faculty sponsor. Sponsors are encouraged but are not required to attend the conference. 

The conference registration is free but required. 

STUDENT PRESENTERS 

Please complete and submit an online proposal by visiting https://goo.gl/forms/UhE9Cc11xhNzaijb2Presentation proposals are due by March 8, 2019. Registration and attendance, including lunch, are free. Submission of a presentation proposal constitutes registration for the conference. 

NON-PRESENTING ATTENDEES (including faculty sponsors) 

Please complete and submit an online registration form by visiting https://goo.gl/forms/t2UB9A404oCDxPfI3 by March 8, 2019

For further information, please contact the conference organizer: 

Dr. Patrick J. Caffrey 

Associate Professor of History, Washington & Jefferson College 

pcaffrey@washjeff.edu 

OVERNIGHT ACCOMMODATIONS 

Overnight accommodations are available two miles from campus at SpringHill Suites, 16 Trinity Point Drive Washington, PA 15301 | Tel: 724-223-7800 http://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/pitws-springhill-suites-washington/

Friday
11/30/18

MuGSA Graduate Symposium March 29th and March 30th

Posted by Tim on November 30, 2018 in Academic Presentations, Community Announcements, Event, Networking, Workshops

The Music Graduate Student Association in the College of Arts & Sciences at the University at Buffalo is pleased to announce the 2019 Graduate Student Conference, which will take place on Friday & Saturday March 29-30, 2019. Events will include paper sessions, concerts, & a keynote address.
Our call for papers extends to all graduate students in the fields of musicology, ethnomusicology, music theory, and composition, but also includes students from other disciplines who wish to submit a proposal for a paper that relates in some way to music.

Senior undergraduates are also welcome to submit with the guidance of a faculty member. Interdisciplinary papers are especially encouraged with subjects including, but are not limited to, intersections of music with philosophy, film & media studies, popular culture, psychology/cognition, & gender studies.
Paper presentations should be no longer than twenty minutes in length, to be followed by ten minutes for questions. The deadline for proposals is Friday, January 4th, 2019. All applicants will be notified of their status by Monday, January 14th, 2019.
Abstract Submission Guidelines:
– Send abstracts to Jesse Kiser (he/him), at jessekis@buffalo.edu, with “Buffalo 2019
Graduate Conference” as the subject.
– Abstracts should not exceed 300 words.
– Please attach your abstract in the form of a Microsoft Word document or PDF.
– Name the file with the following format: LASTNAME_UB2019.
– Include your name, e-mail address, & academic affiliation (degree program &
institution) in the body of the e-mail.
– Do not put your name or affiliation in the document.
– List any audio-visual requirements or other special needs in your e-mail.
– Only one submission per applicant.
For additional information or queries please e-mail Jesse Kiser (jessekis@buffalo.edu).
We look forward to receiving your submissions!

Monday
10/22/18

SUNY Undergraduate Research Conference (SURC) April 26 and April 27

Posted by Tim on October 22, 2018 in Academic Presentations, Academics, Community Announcements, Event, Networking, Research Information and Opportunities, Workshops

SUNY UNDERGRADUATE
RESEARCH CONFERENCE
APRIL 26-27, 2019

The SUNY Undergraduate Research Conference (SURC) is a multidisciplinary spring semester event hosted each year by different SUNY institutions. It brings together undergraduate student researchers and faculty mentors from across the SUNY system for activities, including sessions devoted to student presentations—oral, performance, artistic displays, and posters presentations—in ALL academic disciplines. Farmingdale State College (SURC East), SUNY Adirondack with SUNY Plattsburgh at Queensbury (SURC Central), and Niagara County Community College (SURC West) will co-host SUNY SURC this coming April. By bringing together students and faculty from across the state, SURC helps realize the synergistic power of the SUNY system.

For more information, please visit: suny.edu/surc or email surc@suny.edu

And don’t forget, funding is available to offset the cost of your trip via the Honors College Academic Enrichment Fund: https://honors.buffalo.edu/funding/supplemental.php

Thursday
07/26/18

2018 Rustgi Undergraduate Conference on South Asia at UB November 3

Posted by Tim on July 26, 2018 in Academic Presentations, Community Announcements, Event, Networking, Workshops

2018 Rustgi Undergraduate Conference on South Asia

Origins of the Contemporary

​November 3, 2018

​University at Buffalo, SUNY​



We inaugurate the first annual Rustgi Undergraduate Conference on South Asia by reflecting upon the great body of historical work done in this field and bringing historical analysis and context to the study of contemporary issues. We invite papers on the theme of “Origins of the Contemporary.” We may think of these origins as fixed dates or as strands of ideas and events buried in the colonial and pre-colonial past. The conference will feature a keynote lecture by Sujatha Gidla, acclaimed author of Ants Among Elephants: An Untouchable Family and the Making of Modern India (Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2017).

By opening up the conference to both historical and contemporary analyses, we invite

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participants from all disciplines, working on any topic. These topics include but are in no way limited to:

  • Modern political movements including Hindutva and New Right in India, ethnic and caste-based parties, leftist and Maoist movements.
  • Independence movements and postcolonial trends in present-day Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Burma, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka.
  • New religious movements as well as reform movements and fundamentalisms within Buddhism, Christianity, Hinduism, Islam, and Sikhism.
  • Trends in domestic and international law, including NGO and INGO work.
  • Social issues, human rights issues, LGBTQ issues, gender and caste concerns.
  • Wars, genocides, ethnic or political violence, and refugee issues (in recent or long-standing conflicts).
  • Human migration, population shifts, and environmental issues.
  • Literary genres, artistic movements, new and old technologies, trends in South Asian cinema and pop culture.

While this list of suggestions is by no means exhaustive, we encourage papers that address less commonly researched sociopolitical issues, communities, or theories. We hope to organize panels with presenters addressing similar issues from a variety of disciplinary perspectives.

Please visit http://bit.ly/rustgiconferencesubmissions to submit proposals. Accepted applicants who submit complete proposals by August 1, 2018 may be eligible for a travel subvention of up to $200. Applicants should also seek funding from their home institutions. The conference organizers will assist participants in seeking affordable accommodations in Buffalo.

Format
The conference will be held on Saturday, November 3, 2018 at the University at Buffalo

​, SUNY​

. Students presenters should plan for 15-minute presentations. Each panel will include 30 minutes for discussion.

Deadline
Proposals, including 250-word abstracts and the contact information of a faculty supervisor, must be submitted via the online submissions portal (http://bit.ly/rustgiconferencesubmissions). Those seeking travel subventions must submit their complete application (including a brief justification of expenses and efforts to seek supplemental funding) no later than August 1, 2018. Submissions will be accepted after this date on a rolling basis, space permitting, until September 7, 2018. Applicants will be notified about the status of their submissions and the availability of travel subventions beginning in late August 2018.

​Inquiries

Please contact rustgiconference@gmail.com

with questions or

for more information about the conference.

The first annual Rustgi South Asian Undergraduate Research Conference is made possible by a generous gift from Dr. Vinod Rustgi and his family.