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Apply to the 2023 Destination Dental School (DDS)!

Posted by Tim on February 6, 2023 in Academics, Career Oportunities, Graduate School Programs, Honors Experiences, Internships, Student experience, Uncategorized

The University at Buffalo (UB) School of Dental Medicine’s (SDM) Office of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion is pleased to announce the 2023 application cycle for Destination Dental School (DDS) is open! Please share this announcement with your students, advisees and colleagues.

DDS is an eight-week summer pathway program for individuals interested in a career in dentistry. This program prepares students who have been historically underrepresented in the profession to successfully apply and be accepted to dental school. DDS Fellows participate in seven weeks of virtual Saturday meetings, and then visit the UB SDM for a one-week, in-person, intensive training program.

DDS fellows receive Dental Admissions Test (DAT) study resources, reimbursement for one DAT, a waived application fee to UB SDM, and a stipend to cover the costs of travel and lodging for the in-person component.

Eligibility requirements:

  • U.S. citizens, permanent residents or DACA recipients. Canadian citizens may be considered.
  • Enrolled undergraduate students or post-baccalaureate.
  • Minimum overall college GPA of 2.5.
  • Meets eligibility requirements as underrepresented in the field.

Learn more at Questions can be directed to Ms. Jessica Scates at


Reimagining International Education in/through the Global Pandemic

Posted by Tim on November 11, 2022 in Event, Graduate School Programs

November 14th, 2022, 9:00am-12:00pm, 107 Capen. 

Please join us for the Symposium on Reimagining International Education in/through the Global Pandemic, co-sponsored by the UB Vice Provost’s Office for International Education, Graduate School of Education, Asian Studies Program, and the Department of Indigenous Studies.

Symposium theme: The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted, upended, and transformed the meaning and praxis of international education. How have scholars and practitioners in international and comparative education engaged with the global education emergency? What new questions are being asked to understand, challenge, and address the myriad, shifting educational challenges? How has the pandemic compounded the existing knowledge paradigms, methodological assumptions, and research imaginations in international and comparative education?  This symposium hopes to bring a group of multidisciplinary education scholars to shed light on the future(s) of international education post-COVID. 

Refreshments will be provided.


GSE Graduate Programs Information Session

Posted by Tim on October 21, 2022 in Graduate School Programs, Information Session

Virtual Open House

On Nov. 10, we are hosting our Virtual Open House from 6-8 p.m. ET. This event will allow you to customize your experience, so you can attend the sessions you are interested in and receive the information you need. We will provide an overview of our programs and student services, as well as the admission and financial aid process. You will also have the chance to connect with members of the GSE community, including current students, faculty, admission representatives, alumni, and department chairs. 

To register, visit

We are also offering a variety of program-specific information sessions in November and December so that you can find out more about our programs and we can better understand your goals. For a full list and to register, visit

As you continue planning for the future, please feel free to contact GSE’s Graduate Admission Office if you have any questions. You can reach our admissions team at 716-645-2110 or


Exploring the “Hidden Curriculum” of Applying to Graduate School-Graduate School of Education: Events September 26, 27, 29, 30 and October 3

Posted by Tim on September 26, 2022 in Academics, Event, Graduate School Programs, Networking, Workshops

As we begin a new academic year at the University at Buffalo, we are excited to connect with and learn more about the future class of Graduate School of Education studentsincluding students like you! 

Join us for one (or many) of our virtual events from September 26 to October 3 to learn more about all aspects of Graduate School you might not already know. Applying to graduate school can be daunting, so we are hosting a week on how to navigate the admissions process and life as a graduate student. Use the button below to register for one, or all of our events. 

Hidden Curriculum: Grad School 101
Sept. 26 at 6 p.m. ET
This webinar will provide you with a detailed look at the process of searching for,  applying to, and enrolling in the graduate program that is right for you

Hidden Curriculum: Helpful Tips for Letters of Recommendation
Sept. 27 at 6 p.m. ET
We’ll go behind the scenes and discuss the process of choosing the best references for you to write letters of recommendation.

Hidden Curriculum: Resume Writing for Grad School
Sept. 29 at 1 p.m. ET

This webinar will provide you with a detailed look at the process of writing a professional resume. 

Hidden Curriculum: Writing your Statement of Interest
Video recording with Live Q&A on Sept. 30 at 6 p.m. ET

View our video recording on the tips and strategies for writing your personal statement or statement of interest. Join our live Q&A session to ask any questions that were not addressed in the video.

Hidden Curriculum: Funding For Grad School
Oct. 3 at 6 p.m. ET
You are invited to join us for an Admission and Financial Aid Webinar at UB’s Graduate School of Education where we discuss ways to finance your graduate education.


Graduate Education at North Carolina State University Campus Visit November 20-22, 2022

Posted by Tim on July 13, 2022 in Academics, Event, Graduate School Programs

I am pleased to announce that The Graduate School at North Carolina State University will host its Fall Campus Visit Program from November 20-22, 2022

Prospective students will visit their graduate programs of interest and learn more about the graduate educational environment at NC State. Travel expenses are covered for all participants. 

The agenda from the previous visit program, the application and additional information are available by clicking HERE. The deadline to submit an application is October 4, 2022.  


SUNY Undergraduate Juniors and Seniors: Are you ready for Grad School? Webinar April 13

Posted by Tim on March 18, 2022 in Academics, Graduate School Programs, Workshops


WEDNESDAY, APRIL 13 • 3:00PM – 4:30PM
Register for Webinar

Master of Public Health Information Session March 29

Posted by Tim on March 18, 2022 in Academics, Graduate School Programs, Information Session, Workshops

Thinking about grad school? Want to improve the health of people and communities?

Come to the in-person info session highlighting the Master of Public Health!

SPHHP is hosting an in-person info session on Tuesday, March 29th from 11-1:30 to promote our Master of Public Health degree program. Speak with program directors from the 6 MPH concentrations offered. 

No need to stay the entire time. Pop in, get your questions answered and snag some free food!

We are still accepting applications for Fall 2022!

The MPH info session will be held in 210 Student Union.

Register Today!


Destination Dental School UB School of Dental Medicine Deadline to apply March 31

Posted by Tim on January 31, 2022 in Academics, Community Announcements, Graduate School Programs, Networking, Workshops

Apply to participate in Destination Dental School 2022, an intense gateway program organized by the University at Buffalo (UB) School of Dental Medicine (SDM). This pipeline program prepares students who have been historically underrepresented in the dental profession to apply and be accepted to dental school. 2022 Destination Dental School (DDS) Fellows will meet over eight weeks throughout June and July 2022 to learn about the dental profession and dental school application and financing strategies, study for the Dental Admissions Test (DAT), participate in hands-on activities, conduct research projects, and network with faculty mentors, dental students and community leaders. DDS Fellows will meet for seven virtual sessions on Saturdays in June and July, 2022, and a three-day, in-person, intensive training program at the University at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine from July 25-27. DDS Fellows will receive a stipend to cover travel and lodging expenses, reimbursement for one DAT and a waived application fee to UB SDM.

Program Dates: Seven virtual Saturday sessions: Saturdays June 4, 11, 18, 25 and July 9, 16, 23 from 10am-12pm (EST) In-person intensive training program: July 25-27, 2022 Eligibility: U.S. Citizen, permanent resident, or individual granted deferred action for childhood arrivals (DACA) status. Canadian citizens may be considered. Enrolled undergraduate student or post-baccalaureate Minimum overall college GPA of 2.5 Meets eligibility requirements as an underrepresented minority or disadvantaged status (see full program description) Application Deadline: Applications will be accepted up to Thursday, March 31, 2022.        
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King Center’s Predoctoral Research Fellow Program (Stanford University) Deadline January 31, 2022

Posted by Tim on December 20, 2021 in Academics, Graduate School Programs, Research Information and Opportunities

The King Center’s Predoctoral Research Fellows Program is a full-time, two-year postbaccalaureate program designed to prepare individuals for careers in academic research focused on issues related to global development. This multidisciplinary program operates in partnership with the Stanford Graduate School of Business.

Fellows are appointed as non-matriculated graduate students and are expected to fully engage in the intellectual life at Stanford University. Fellows will work with King Center Faculty Affiliates on research projects and can take courses at Stanford University for credit. The fellowship offers tuition, health insurance, and a living stipend.

The King Center’s Predoctoral Research Fellows Program particularly encourages applications from students from low- and middle-income countries, as well as from others whose backgrounds and experience would contribute to the diversity (broadly defined) of the program. The King Center is committed to creating inclusive research environments and to fostering the growth of the next generation of researchers in global development. We are a proud participant in Pathways to Research and Doctoral Careers (PREDOC).

How to apply

We are currently accepting applications for the Predoctoral Research Fellows Program. The deadline to submit your application and supplemental materials for the program is January 31, 2022. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis and decisions will be announced in March 2022. Predocs are expected to start in July 2022.

Start the application process

In your application, you will be asked to provide the following:

  1. Application form, including short answer questions on your interest in the program and specific King Center thematic areas, your familiarity with programming languages (Stata, R, Python, Matlab, etc.), your prior experience as a research assistant and with independent research (e.g., a senior thesis), and other relevant information.
  2. CV – Include all relevant education, research experience, work experience and skills.
  3. Undergraduate and (if applicable) graduate transcripts – You may submit an unofficial copy.
  4. Optional writing sample – A paper (or excerpt) that displays your writing and analytic skills and capacity to execute independent research. A senior thesis, Master’s thesis, or a term paper are all fine choices. Any length is acceptable.
  5. The contact information for two faculty members or others who can attest to your relevant skills and experience. Your recommenders will be asked to upload letters of recommendation through our application portal.

Interested applicants should have

  • Completed an undergraduate degree (bachelors or foreign equivalent);
  • A strong quantitative background and interest in learning cutting-edge research methods;
  • A demonstrated interest in issues around global development and poverty alleviation;
  • Creative and independent problem-solving skills;
  • An interest in pursuing a PhD in a field related to global development.

Have a question?

Please visit our page for frequently asked questions about the Predoctoral Research Fellows Program.

If you still have questions about the Predoctoral Research Fellows Program after reviewing the FAQ, please contact Corinne Thomas, Program Manager, We will strive to respond to all queries within one business week.

See all current and former Predoctoral Research Fellows


School of Management Graduate Programs Information Sessions November 2 (Zoom) November 4 in-person

Posted by Tim on October 21, 2021 in Academics, Community Announcements, Graduate School Programs, Workshops

If you’re considering grad school or beginning your journey to applying to programs and wonder if the UB School of Management is a good fit for you and your career goals, this is your opportunity to learn more.

Join us on Tuesday, November 2 at 12:00pm on zoom or Thursday, November 4, 2021 at 3:00pm in-person in 106D Capen Hall (Honors Meeting Room). Please RSVP to Tim Matthews at with the date you are interested in attending by Monday, November 1, 2021.

Aaron Shaw, Assistant Director of Recruitment, MBA and MS Programs, will walk you through the ins and outs of each program. He will provide an overview of the admissions criteria as well as advice and guidance on:

  • critical dates
  • application requirements and components
  • what the admissions committee is looking for

This virtual event begins with a presentation and ends with an extensive Q&A covering topics such as test scores, work history, and much more.