University Honors College - The Honorable mention
Wednesday
03/20/19

NYS ACE Women’s Network Climbing the Leadership Ladder in Higher Ed Panel April 17

Posted by Tim on March 20, 2019 in Community Announcements, Event, Networking, Workshops

NYS ACE Women’s Network Presents: Climbing the Leadership Ladder in Higher Education

Panelists: Amy DeKay, VP for Student Development, Medaille College, Jacqui Hollins, Associate Vice Provost and Director of Academic Success Initiatives, University at Buffalo, Fatima Rodriguez-Johnson, Associate Dean of Diversity and Inclusion, Canisius College

Grupp Fireside Lounge at Canisius College

Wednesday, April 17, 2019

8:30 a.m. Check-in and Breakfast

9:30-10:30 Panel Discussion Q&A

10:30-11:00 Networking

$25 per person, register by April 10 at https://conta.cc/2XPYbc6

Wednesday
03/20/19

Henry A. Panasci Jr. Technology Entrepreneurship Competition April 10

Posted by Tim on March 20, 2019 in Community Announcements, Competitions, Event, Networking

The University at Buffalo School of Management’s

Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership, The Blackstone LaunchPad at UB and

The UB Office of Business and Entrepreneur Partnerships

Cordially invite you to the

Henry A. Panasci Jr.

Technology Entrepreneurship Competition

April 10, 2019

4-4:30 p.m. – Networking and Registration

4:30-6:30 p.m. – Team Presentations

6:30-8 p.m. – Cocktail Reception and Award Ceremony

Center for the Arts: Main Stage

University at Buffalo North Campus

Amherst, NY 14260

Please register by April 5 Business Attire

REGISTER HERE
Tuesday
03/19/19

Orientation, Transition and Parent Programs Seeks Welcome Weekend Leaders

Posted by Tim on March 19, 2019 in Community Announcements, Event, Student Job Opportunities, Volunteering, Volunteers Needed

Now accepting applications for Welcome Weekend Leaders! Application and full position description available on Bullseye (Posting #2483749) and UBLinked: buffalo.campuslabs.com/engage/submitter/form/start/253813

Monday
03/11/19

Premed Mentoring

Posted by Tim on March 11, 2019 in Community Announcements, Event

Monday
03/11/19

Revolt! – A Conference On/In Upheaval

Posted by Tim on March 11, 2019 in Event, Student Clubs

Attention Undergraduates,

The UB Undergraduate English Club is hosting the Fifth Annual
Undergraduate English Conference and is now seeking undergraduate
submissions for presentation. The theme for the conference is revolutions,
uprisings, and upheavals of all kinds, across historical periods and
disciplines. We welcome submissions examining revolutions or radical
change from historical, literary, anthropological, philosophical, or
other points of view. An ideal paper presentation might rely on Marxist
literary theory to relate an important work of literature to its social
setting, or compare historical instances of major political change to the
contemporary moment, for example.

The conference will be held on Friday, April 26 from 12pm to 6pm in
Clemens 120. Light refreshments will be served, and attendance is open to
all students and the public. A 250-300 word abstract will be due by
midnight on Friday, March 15. All abstracts should be emailed as a .doc or
.docx file to UBenglishconf@gmail.com.

Monday
03/04/19

UB School of Medicine Mentoring Opportunity with Honors Alums

Posted by Tim on March 4, 2019 in Academics, Community Announcements, Event, Graduate School Programs, Networking, Workshops

On March 27th at 6:00pm, there will be a medical student-run mentoring event for Honors College premedical students at the Downtown campus (Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences).

The event will be in 1225A. When you arrive at the medical campus, you will buzz in and sign in at the front desk since the entire campus is swipe access only.

This event will include a presentation from myself (Cullan) and other first-year medical students giving advice, resources, and generalized tips about the process of applying to medical school. The pre-health committee is a fantastic resource, however, our goal is to give more of an insider perspective with students who have recently gone through the process. The end will be an informal Q&A session, so be sure to bring some questions for us!

FREE PIZZA will be provided!

Click on the link below and enter your name into the google spreadsheet so we can get an accurate count of who is interested in coming. We hope to see you there!

Premed Mentoring Sign-Up

Monday
03/04/19

5th Annual Undergraduate English Conference “Revolt! A conference on/in Upheaval” Call for Submissions April 26th

Posted by Tim on March 4, 2019 in Community Announcements, Event, Networking, Workshops

We are pleased to announce the 5th annual undergraduate English conference, titled “Revolt! A Conference on/in Upheaval”. We are now accepting submissions for papers and presentations relating to political, social, and cultural upheaval from any discipline. Students are encouraged to present their unique perspective on what qualifies as upheaval, and how societies have dealt with sudden changes in the past. Examples of possible paper topics are included in the attached poster. 

The conference is scheduled for Friday, April 26th from 12pm to 6pm in Clemens 120. 

If you are interested, please send your 250-300 word abstract to UBenglishconf@gmail.com in the form of a doc. or docx. file. The deadline for submissions is Friday, March 15th at midnight. If you have any questions about submissions, deadlines, or helping to organize the conference, please feel free to email us at UBenglishconf@gmail.com or at shaunnow@buffalo.edu.

Monday
03/04/19

Moral Machines: The Ethical Dilemmas of Self‐Driving Cars

Posted by Tim on March 4, 2019 in Community Announcements, Event

Azim Shariff, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Psychology

Canada 150 Research Chair of Moral Psychology

University of British Columbia

Friday, March 8, 2019

10:00 AM

108 O’Brian Hall, UB North Campus

Abstract: With the rapid approach of self-driving cars, we are poised to yield autonomy to millions of machines that will have the power over life and death. The road to this future has a bright promise, but as we are beginning to see, there are numerous psychological roadblocks. Many of these involve thorny ethical challenges that come when the moral decisions that are today made by individual drivers are turned over to preprogrammed algorithms. How should these cars be programmed to mete out risks to the various people on road? Who determines the ethics of these algorithms? I will discuss the recent work with my collaborators on the social psychology and legal implications of these moral machines.

Bio: Azim Shariff is an Associate Professor in the Department of Psychology at the University of British Columbia where he holds the Canada 150 Research Chair of Moral Psychology. His research on morality, religion, and technology has appeared in top academic journals such as Science and Nature and received global media coverage. He has presented this work in The New York Times, Scientific American, and at the Aspen Ideas Festival. He teaches a free Massive Online Open Course (MOOC) on The Science of Religion for the public through edX.

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
03/04/19

ROUND TABLE DINNER SERIES

Posted by Tim on March 4, 2019 in Event

Join us for a conversation on queer identities in academia over dinner with DR. ERIC PRITCHARD
THURSDAY, MARCH 07 | 5:30 PM
LOCATION WILL BE DISCLOSED AFTER REGISTERING