Join a panel of UB experts and past Fulbright recipients as they go into detail about the process, the experience, and how YOU can best prepare yourself as a Fulbright Scholarship Applicant! When: Tuesday, May 3, 2022 Where: Zoom Time: 12 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. RSVP at the link below by May 1st (registrants will be sent the ZOOM coordinates prior to the event): https://forms.gle/Leu3pV8gAs2oQS1U8
Program Planner and Facilitator: Melinda Lemke Department of Educational Leadership and Policy
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.
Don’t miss this opportunity to make the winter break rewarding and collaborative.
We challenge YOU to Reimagine Student Debt & Lending. Introducing this year’s virtual week-long FinTech Design Challenge co-sponsored by M&T Bank and UB’s Business and Entrepreneur Partnerships powered by the Innovation Hub.
This challenge will inspire students to produce innovative, entrepreneurial solutions while gaining experience and knowledge in FinTech from industry experts and faculty – while gaining skills in both design and technical communications, as you expand your network with industry leaders.
Up to $3000 in prizes for the winning teams. Plus, bonus — the 1st place team will earn a paid-internship experience at M&T Bank during the summer ’22 where your teams’ idea will be incubated.
**All undergraduate and graduate students are eligible to participate. No business or banking experience necessary**
FinTech Design Challenge dates: January 10th through 14th, 2022
Learn more about this year’s Homecoming & Family Weekend events! Invite your families to participate and join us the weekend of October 1 for events such as Family Night Trivia, Family Weekend Social and more!
Registration in advance is required for each event. Find event information and registration details here.
Alternative Break Info Session
Learn more about Alternative Break trips and travel locations through our final online information session! We are excited to offer trips focusing on social justice issues during the 2021-22 academic calendar, including: Civic Engagement Environmental Justice Poverty Alleviation Refugee Resettlement Alternative Break programs let you volunteer, perform community service and have unique learning opportunities during your winter or spring break. You’ll learn about your role as a global citizen, make new friends and connections, and discover how you can become an agent of change.
This workshop will give you the tools you need to overcome your fears of presenting in front of large groups. Some of the topics we will discuss include non-verbal communication, confidence, presentation styles, and even what to do when you are stumped. Be afraid of the spot light no longer.
Online Location:After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.
Location: 210 Student Union Date and Time: Thurs., Sept. 23 from 12 – 1 p.m
UB Kind: Jarring Honey with UB Bees
Join Student Engagement for an on-campus service activity to jar UB Bees honey to be donated and distributed through Blue Table.UB Bees is an on-campus organization working to educate the UB and WNY communities about the benefits of having bees in our ecosystems. Find out more information about how to get involved from this website.Blue Table is an on-campus food pantry open to any individual with a UB ID. The pantry is located on the second floor of the student union. Find out more information about how to get involved here.
Location: 145 A Student Union Date and Time: Wed., Sept. 29 from 3 – 5 p.m.
Here to Career Student Employee of the Month Nominations
Do you know a student employee that deserves special recognition? Nominate a friend, co-worker, or yourself for the Here to Career Student Employee of the Month Award. To nominate someone:*RSVP to this event on UB Linked*Answer the questions*Click Submit
Date and Time: Thurs., Sept. 30 – by 11:30 p.m
Winners will be notified at the end of each month and announced at the beginning of the next month.
Community Day 2021
Join Student Engagement, Community Relations and the entire campus community for this longstanding service tradition!
We will be partnering with organizations all over Buffalo to volunteer on various projects that will better our shared community.
The Experiential Learning Network offers funding to support undergraduate students working on mentored projects or presenting at virtual conferences. To apply, complete the application steps via our website by October 6, 20201!Project Funding:Take your innovative projects to the next level with funding to support your work related to projects listed on the Project Portal.Conference Funding:Share the exciting results and impacts of recent or current projects at an upcoming virtual conference presentation.
Fellowships and Scholarships Roundup: STEM Edition
Undergraduate Opportunities Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship What: Students who have outstanding potential and intend to pursue advanced degrees in mathematics, the natural sciences and engineering. Who: Sophomores and juniors planning to pursue a PhD in STEM, have research experience, and a 3.8 or higher GPA. Students must be a U.S. citizen, national or permanent resident. Deadline: November Learn more about the Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship.
Morris K. Udall Scholarship What: This scholarship is for students who intend to become leaders in any field related to the environment, including policy, engineering, science, education, urban planning and renewal, business, health, justice and economics. The foundation particularly seeks to support future Native American and Alaskan Native leaders. Who: Full-time sophomore or junior with at least a 3.0 GPA and is involved in an area of study related to the Udall Scholarship. Deadline: December Learn more about the Morris K. Udall Scholarship.
Open to Undergraduates and Graduates National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships Program (NSF GRFP) What: Funding for students pursuing graduate degrees in mathematical, physical, biological, engineering, behavioral and social sciences. There are various award types available, see program website for all availabilities. Who: Graduating seniors or students in their first or second year of graduate school. Applicants must also have a high GPA and past research experience. Deadline: October Learn more about NSF GRFP.
Graduate Opportunities National Institutes of Health (NIH) F31—Ruth L. Kirschstein Predoctoral Fellowships What: Provides predoctoral individuals with supervised research training in specified health and health-related areas, with the intent of leading to a research doctoral degree (PhD). This award is also intended to promote diversity in the health-related research workforce. Who: Students must be enrolled in a research doctoral degree program and be U.S. citizens or permanent residents. Deadline: Various Learn more about the National Institutes of Health (NIH) F31—Ruth L. Kirschstein Predoctoral Fellowships
Wed. April 21, 7 – 8 p.m. | Interested in running for office? Always wondered what the steps are to actually start your own campaign? Join UB Votes for an educational panel on how to run for office with local elected officials. RSVP on UBLinked!
Save the date: July 22-23, 2021 Registration opens in April!
We are excited to share a sneak peek of our 26th Annual Undergraduate Research Conference and hope you will join us for this exciting event. We will be in touch again soon when it’s time to register! Keynote Presentations Invited speakers will address emerging trends and opportunities related to innovation, social justice and research as a catalyst for change.
Mishuana Goeman, PhD University at Buffalo Center for Diversity Innovation visiting scholar; Professor of Gender Studies, American Indian Studies, and affiliated faculty of Critical Race Studies in the Law School, UCLA.
Mark Anthony Neal, PhD Distinguished professor of African and African American Studies and the founding director of the Center for Arts, Digital Culture and Entrepreneurship (CADCE), Duke University.
Tara Ruttley, PhD Associate chief scientist for Microgravity Research at National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) headquarters in the Office of the Chief Scientist in Washington, D.C.
Pre-Conference WorkshopsRegistered attendees will receive access to pre-conference video workshops featuring faculty, students and alum to prepare them for an engaging and productive conference experience.
Making the Most of Your Research Conference Learn to successfully navigate a professional conference and discover tips and strategies to leverage your participation toward your professional and academic goals.
Presenting Your Research in a World of Skeptics How to present your research so it is understood and valued.
Your Digital Identity Academic digital platforms and how to use them effectively throughout graduate school and your professional career.
Surviving and Thriving in Graduate School—You Belong! Discover how to move beyond survival and thrive in graduate school—supporting your journey and mental health.
About the Conference
Date: July 22-23, 2021 Location: This year’s conference will be virtual.
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.• Participate in pre-conference workshops.• Foster conversation around shared interests through digital storytelling.• Network with your peers and current graduate students from your field of study.• Attend a UB Graduate School information program and meet with program faculty, staff and students.• Engage with inspirational speakers and panels in a personal setting.
Registration:• An email announcement will be sent in April once registration is open. 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.
We look forward to welcoming you to the conference this summer!
Thurs. March 11, 7 – 8 p.m. | Apply to be a Diversity Advocate in the Intercultural and Diversity Center. Diversity Advocates are student interns committed to promoting diversity, advocacy and social justice on campus and in the community. Learn more about the position by attending these info. sessions on Zoom.