University Honors College - The Honorable mention
Thursday
08/22/19

Funding your PhD: Fellowships for Graduate Study

Posted by Tim on August 22, 2019 in Community Announcements, Event, Networking, Scholarship Opportunities, Workshops

Tuesday, September 3 at 4:00 p.m. in 107 Capen Hall

Virtual Workshop: Wednesday, October 9 at 4:00 p.m.

Are you seeking funding for your graduate education? This session will provide tools and guidance to help you identify fellowships and scholarships to support your PhD, as well as research and dissertation funding. Open to all students.

Sponsored by the Office of Fellowships and Scholarships.

Thursday
08/22/19

Funding Global Opportunities: Study, Teach or Research Abroad

Posted by Tim on August 22, 2019 in Community Announcements, Event, Fellowships, Networking, Scholarship Opportunities, Workshops

Tuesday, October 1 at 3:00 p.m. in 107 Capen Hall
Wednesday, October 16 at 3:00 p.m. in 107 Capen Hall

About 80 percent of employers actively seek students who have studied abroad. Learn about possibilities for funding international travel as an undergraduate or graduate student. Fellowships and scholarships covered in these workshops are open to US citizens. Not intended for international students.

Co-sponsored by the Graduate School and the Office of Fellowships and scholarships.

Thursday
08/22/19

Breaking the Code: Finding Research and Funding for STEM Students

Posted by Tim on August 22, 2019 in Community Announcements, Event, Fellowships, Networking, Scholarship Opportunities, Workshops

Thursday, August 29 at 2:00 p.m. in 107 Capen Hall
Friday, September 20 at 2:00 p.m. in 107 Capen Hall
Wednesday, November 12 at 3:00 p.m. in 107 Capen Hall

For students in STEM, participating in research can lead to funding. Learn about conducting research on and off campus as well as prestigious opportunities such as the Goldwater Scholarship and National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship. Fellowships and Scholarships covered in theses workshops are only open to US Citizens. Not intended for international students.

Sponsored by the Office of Fellowships and Scholarships.

Thursday
08/22/19

Funding your Future: Fellowships and Scholarships 101

Posted by Tim on August 22, 2019 in Community Announcements, Event, Fellowships, Networking, Scholarship Opportunities, Workshops

Every Monday at 10 a.m. in 24 Capen Hall (August 26-November 25)

Every Thursday at 2 p.m. in 24 Capen Hall (August 29-November 21)

What is a fellowship or scholarship? How do you find these opportunities, and how do you become competitive for them? Learn more about this process at our 30-minute introductory workshops, held throughout the semester. Open to all students. Co-Sponsored by the Graduate School and the Office of Fellowships and Scholarships.

Thursday
08/22/19

Become a Stressbuster, Make a Difference

Posted by Tim on August 22, 2019 in Community Announcements, Stress Relief, Volunteering, Volunteers Needed

Provide free five-minute backrubs and wellness info to students at campus events, residence halls, organization meetings, libraries and other campus locations. Endless Benefits and Instant Connections:

Learn effective backrub and other stress reduction techniques

Meet and team with others committed to helping students feel better

Participate when and where you want

Get experience working on a high-profile health promotion initiative

Fulfill volunteer hours needed for a class, a student club, or other program

Have a great time, make friends, and relax!The Stressbusters Program is an incredibly fun program for undergrad and grad students. Volunteer commitment is less than 10 hours a semester. A Volunteer Training will be offered at the start of each semester for new volunteers and the outreach events will begin the weeks following.Stressbusters is a program of Health Promotion. If you are interested, please complete a Stressbusters Volunteer Application under the Forms section on UBLinked here: https://buffalo.campuslabs.com/engage/organization/wes. For more information, please contact Sharlynn Daun-Barnett at sd62@buffalo.edu

Thursday
08/22/19

Koru Mindfulness-Open your mind, Manage your stress

Posted by Tim on August 22, 2019 in Community Announcements, Event, Stress Relief, Workshops

Learn mindfulness and meditation. Join this 4 week class!

Wednesdays: 4-5:30 p.m. 9/25, 10/2, 10/9 and 10/16 OR

Thursdays: 3:30-5 p.m. 10/3, 10/10, 10/17 and 10/24

403 Capen Hall
To Register: UBLinked Under Forms or Email: sd62@buffalo.edu

Sponsored by Student Life Office of Health Promotion

FREE to all UB Students!

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

Tuesday
08/20/19

Rainbow Crosswalk Celebration Outside of the Student Union August 29

Posted by Tim on August 20, 2019 in Community Announcements, Event, Stress Relief

Thursday, August 29, 2019
11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Student Union Patio
Walk the walk! Come support LGBTQ+ Pride at the inauguration of the new rainbow crosswalk located between the Student Union and the Commons. Enjoy snacks, music and a ribbon cutting ceremony at 12:15 p.m.

Monday
08/19/19

Senator Chuck Schumer Internship Opportunity-Fall 2019

Posted by Tim on August 19, 2019 in Community Announcements, Honors Experiences, Internships, Networking

U.S. Senator Chuck Schumer’s Buffalo office is currently seeking intern candidates for the fall 2019 semester. Please feel free to share this opportunity with your students.

Students who wish to apply should be in good academic standing and have an interest in government, political science or public policy. Applicants should apply via the Internship portal on Senate Schumer’s website (https://www.schumer.senate.gov/students/internships).

Please direct any questions to Courtney Ball at Senator Schumer’s Buffalo office, by email courtney_ball@schumer.senate.gov or by phone at (716) 846-4111.

Thursday
08/08/19

Startup Boot Camp Presented by UB’s Blackstone LaunchPad

Posted by Tim on August 8, 2019 in Community Announcements, Event, Networking, Workshops

Startup Boot Camp presented by UB’s Blackstone LaunchPad powered by Techstars

Wednesday, August 21 and Thursday, August 22 in 216 Natural Science Complex, UB North Campus

It’s Free, Apply today: tinyurl.com/BXLPStartupBootcamp2019

Do you identify problems that need to be solved on a daily basis? Are you looking for a side hustle? If you answered yes, Startup Boot Camp is for you!

Learn how to take any idea from concept to creation in two days.