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
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
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.
ABOUT THE CONFERENCE
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.
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 Justwatch.com 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.
Have you participated in a faculty-mentored research project or creative activity during the 22-23 academic year? If so, are you interested in being considered to present your project at the 19th annual Celebration of Student Academic Excellence? To have your project considered, please complete this Student Showcase Interest Form no later than February 15th.
Please note that all schools on campus have their own unique internal selection processes. Submitting this form does not guarantee your participation in the Student Showcase. All projects will be reviewed by the school under which they are taking place. In most cases, this is the school your faculty mentor works within. The Student Showcase will take place on April 26, 2023 from 1:00-2:45 p.m. in Alumni Arena. Please contact Kev Smith, ELN Program Coordinator, at firstname.lastname@example.org with any related questions.
A senior psychology and sociology major from UB has been awarded a 2023 Marshall Scholarship by the British government.
Alexis Harrell, a racial justice researcher and artist, is one of 40 students chosen nationwide to receive the award from more than 900 applicants.
Marshall Scholarship recipients are considered among the most accomplished undergraduate students and recent graduates in the United States. Scholarship recipients study an academic subject of their choice for up to three years at a university in the United Kingdom.
The 2023 winners will begin graduate studies at 21 universities in September.
Are you a student with an innovative idea with a concept in its early stages of development? Then, Panasci is the perfect for you. Five finalist teams give live pitch-style presentations in April, competing for startup funding and business services valued at $75,000! First Place: $25,000 seed funding plus in-kind services valued at $40,000 for a total value of $65,000 Second Place: $10,000 seed funding The Panasci Technology Entrepreneurship Competition (Panasci TEC) was created to facilitate and promote the commercialization of UB-generated technologies. The event brings together UB students from science, technology, business and other disciplines to maximize their potential and create viable businesses in Western New York. Application deadline: Sunday, March 5 by 11:59 p.m. Final Competition: Tuesday, April 25 from 6-9 p.m. RSVP to watch the competition live at email@example.com.
INTERNSHIP TITLE: Donations and New Arrivals Intern
HOURS PER WEEK: 8-10 (Needs to be a minimum of 4-hour blocks for two days per week)
DURATION: Intern needs to be available for minimum of 4 months, as program requires a dedicated intern that is able to work independently.
Interns work with the New Arrivals Specialist to provide initial housing acquisition and services to newly arrived refugee clients. They will also work alongside the Donations Coordinator to continually improve the in-kind donations inventory system and organize donation storage. This internship is a split combination of field and administrative work.
Knowledge/willingness to learn about and show respect for a diverse array of cultures
Ability to work and communicate independently, with landlords and with a small team
Knowledge of basic housing and accommodation requirements
Ability to complete forms and checklists accurately and with attention to detail. Follow up on any issues noted.
Must demonstrate quality communication skills such as speaking on the phone and writing
Willingness to do physical work and ability to lift 10 – 20 pounds
Flexibility with schedule to accommodate home setups
Work will be overseen by both the Donations Coordinator and New Arrivals Specialist
Help with checklist reviews of housing and apartment accommodation for new arrivals
Assisting with paperwork and housing appointment scheduling/follow up with Landlords
Setting up and accompanying New Arrivals Specialist to housing appointments
Assisting Donations Coordinator and New Arrivals Specialist with home setups and pre-arrival grocery purchases
Help organize in-kind donations and maintain in-kind donation inventory system
Sending thank you letters to donors and entering contact info into donor database
Work in partnership with Every Bottom Covered to distribute diapers to families in need, pick up diaper donations, ensure enrollment and tracking documentation is prepared and submitted, and assist in keeping donations organized
Send an updated professional resume, cover letter and contact information for two references to firstname.lastname@example.org
Interview with the Volunteer Coordinator
Participate in any follow-up interviews as requested