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Fulbright Scholarship Information Panel May 3 on Zoom

Posted by Tim on April 25, 2022 in Community Announcements, Fellowships, Information Session, Scholarship Opportunities, Workshops

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!
Tuesday, May 3, 2022
12 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
at the link below by May 1st (registrants will be sent the ZOOM
coordinates prior to the event):

Program Planner and Facilitator:
Melinda Lemke
Department of Educational Leadership and Policy


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!


FinTech Design Challenge: January 10th through 14th, a virtual program:

Posted by Tim on November 30, 2021 in Career Opportunities, Information Session

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 and apply here:


Math Place FREE Tutoring

Posted by Tim on September 23, 2021 in Academics, Honors Program Announcements, Information Session, Tutoring

The Math Place is a FREE Peer tutoring service specifically designed for
undergraduate UB students enrolled in Learning Center or Mathematics classes.



We Tutor:

MATH 121, 122, 131, 141, 142

ULC147 AND 148

Students who have visited say:

Great tutoring!

I was able to understand the equations I was having trouble with.

Cleared up confusion where to go if something isn’t factorable

Very, very good! I’m happy and confident in my work as a result.

Fun and educational –

learned the cylindrical integration process!

It was all very helpful and I was able to complete all of my work!!!

We are OPEN 10:00 am to 6:00 pm,

Monday thru Thursday – stop by!

We help with quiz/test, homework questions.



Upcoming Events: Week 5 at UB!

Posted by Tim on September 23, 2021 in Alumni, Career Opportunities, Community Announcements, Honors Program Announcements, Information Session, Workshops

Family Weekend 2021

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.
 Join Event Online via Zoom
Date and Time: 
Wed., Sept. 29 from 1 – 2 p.m.

Workshop: Public Speaking

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.

Register in advance for this meeting here

Online Location: After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.
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
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.

Registration closes October 11, 2021

Apply for Funding to Support Your Mentored Project or Virtual Conference Presentation

Posted by Tim on September 23, 2021 in Career Opportunities, Honors Program Announcements, Information Session, Student experience

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.
Apply for Funding

Fellowships and Scholarships Roundup: STEM Edition

Posted by Tim on September 17, 2021 in Community Announcements, Fellowships, Information Session, Networking, Research Information and Opportunities, Scholarship Opportunities, Summer Research

Fellowships and Scholarships Banner   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    

Other STEM Funding Opportunities  
Department of Energy Computational Science Graduate Fellow

Hertz Foundation

NASA Space Technology Graduate Research Opportunities

National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate Fellowships

Science, Mathematics and Research for Transformation (SMART) Scholarship for Service Program     Tip of the Day   The editing process is crucial. First drafts usually aren’t perfect, give yourself the time and utilize available resources to polish your application. The Office of Fellowships and Scholarships is always willing to review applications with students, and the Center for Excellence in Writing has an amazing staff that can help as well. 

Ready for Change?: Tips for a winning campaign with local elected officials

Posted by Tim on March 30, 2021 in Information Session

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!


Undergraduate Research Conference

Posted by Tim on March 21, 2021 in Event, Information Session, Networking, New Programs, Research Information and Opportunities, Workshops

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!

Information Sessions: Apply to be a 2021-2022 Diversity Advocate

Posted by Tim on March 6, 2021 in Information Session, Internships

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