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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

Tutoring and Academic Support Services 2023 Workshops/Events

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


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 (


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!


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 –  


Calling Honors Scholars to Submit to participate in the Experiential Learning Network Celebration of Student Excellence April 26

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

Attention All Honors Students!

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 with any related questions.


Congratulations to Alexis Harrell on being selected as a 2023 Marshall Scholar

Posted by Tim on January 19, 2023 in Academics, Community Announcements, Fellowships, Honors Program Announcements, Scholarship Opportunities

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.

To read the full article, please visit:

Congratulations Lexi!!!


Apply for the 2023 Panasci Technology Entrepreneurship Competition…a chance at up to $65,000 to grow your business

Posted by Tim on January 17, 2023 in Community Announcements, Competitions, Event, Networking, Workshops

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

International Institute of Buffalo Seeks a Housing Support Intern Spring 2023

Posted by Tim on January 3, 2023 in Community Announcements, Honors Experiences, Internships

864 Delaware Avenue, Buffalo, NY 14209Phone: (716) 883-1900     Fax: (716) 883-9529WWW.IIBUFF.ORG  



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
  • Interview with the Volunteer Coordinator
  • Participate in any follow-up interviews as requested
  • Attend an orientation session
  • Undergo a background check
  • Provide proof of full vaccination for COVID-19