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Global Innovations Challenge 2019

Posted by Tim on April 29, 2019 in Community Announcements, Competitions, Event, Networking, Workshops

May 20-24, 2019

403 Hayes Hall, UB South Campus

Learn more and register here:

Have you heard about this year’s Global Innovation Challenge (GIC)? Your participation will add considerable value to the week’s activities. During the GIC students have an opportunity to learn about a grand global challenge, work in a team to develop a solution, and compete for funding to implement their ideas. It’s an opportunity to expand your thinking, have fun, and make a real world impact.

Your participation will include breakfast and lunch, team-building activities, interaction with global stakeholders, and the chance to win funding to develop your ideas!


Hillel of Buffalo invites students to AJC Global Forum Conference in Washington, D.C.

Posted by Tim on April 24, 2019 in Community Announcements, Event, Networking, Scholarship Opportunities, Workshops

Hillel of Buffalo is sending a delegation to the AJC Global Forum in Washington, DC June 2-June 4, 2019. Undergraduate students are invited to apply and if accepted, it is an all expenses paid trip.

Here’s some info about the AJC Global Forum:

The AJC Global Forum is a unique policy and advocacy conference. Each year more than 2,500 people from over 70 countries convene to discuss, debate, and advocate on vital issues affecting the future of world Jewry. This year’s Global Forum runs June 2-4, 2019. This year, student leaders will have the opportunity to network with one another and hundreds of leading campus activists from across the world while engaging in advocacy and leadership training geared toward students confronting the toughest challenges on campus. Participants will also fully participate in Global Forum’s sessions and advocacy opportunities.

Apply for the AJC Global Forum 2019 Campus leaders program, by clicking here.

The deadline to apply is April 30th. Please contact Logan Woodard, Hillel of Buffalo for more information:


UB Scientista Presents STEM DivCon 2019

Posted by Tim on April 24, 2019 in Academics, Community Announcements, Event, Networking, Workshops

Panel of academic and industry professionals in STEM sectors, Networking and Lunch!

Saturday, April 27, 2019

11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

104 Knox Hal

To register, visit:


Research Opportunity in the UB Child Health and Behavior Lab (HABLAB)

Posted by Tim on April 15, 2019 in Academics, Honors Experiences, Networking, Research Information and Opportunities, Summer Research

The Child Health and Behavior Lab (HABLAB) at the University of Buffalo is looking for undergraduate students to assist with research studies during Fall 2019 & Spring 2020. These research experiences would be under the leadership of Dr. Stephanie Anzman-Frasca, who conducts laboratory- and community-based studies in the area of children’s eating behavior and obesity prevention. More information about Dr. Anzman-Frasca’s work is available here:

Responsibilities of student research assistants include: assisting with material preparation, entering data, and helping staff in the implementation of the study design. It is anticipated that students will have the opportunity to work directly with study participants, including parents and children, in laboratory and/or community studies. All incoming research assistants must be able to commit to at least 10 hours of research per week, with preference given to students who can commit to at least two semesters. Students may be asked to commit to evenings or weekends to work with participants.

Interested students can apply by submitting an application and a resume to, using “Student research assistant application 2019” as the subject of the email. Applications may be downloaded at We are reviewing applications on a rolling basis, with our next round of interviews planned for late Spring 2019.


Honors Student Council Week Event April 8-April 13

Posted by Tim on April 8, 2019 in Community Announcements, Event, Honors Program Announcements, Networking, Stress Relief

“HSC Week is here! Come join us for the activity filled week. We have everything from Therapy Dogs to food to extended lounge hours! Learn more about the events in the posters throughout the week or on the HSC Week Bulletin by the Lounge entrance. See you there!

Also keep an eye out for the apparel sale that will be coming out soon, check out the poster below for the items we will be selling and there prices. 

– HSC E-Board”

Honors Highlights 

Therapy Dogs, 12pm Monday April 8, 2019

Sip & Chat, 12pm Tuesday April 9, 2019

Extended Lounge Hours, 4pm-8pm Wednesday April 10, 2019

General Body Meeting: Platform Night, 4pm, Thursday April 11, 2019

Honors Mini Golf, 4pm, Friday April 12, 2019

Day of Service and Hike, Sign up at the front desk, Saturday April 13th 2019


Pride Parade April 24

Posted by Tim on April 5, 2019 in Community Announcements, Event, Networking, Stress Relief

Inviting all LGBTQ+ and ally communities to the University at Buffalo’s first Pride Parade

Wednesday, April 24, 2019

3:00p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Gathering in front of Capen at 3:00 p.m. Parade steps off at 3:30 p.m., goes through the spine up to the SU Field. Festival in SU field from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Join us Anytime!

Sign up your group our yourself on UB Linked using


Margaret Iversen Lecture and Seminar April 10

Posted by Tim on March 25, 2019 in Community Announcements, Event, Networking, Uncategorized, Workshops

The Center for the Study of Psychoanalysis & Culture presents: Margaret Iversen, University of Essex

April 10, 2019 at 4:30 p.m. in the Center for the Arts Screening Room Lecture: Cornelia Parker’s Transitional Objects

April 11, 2019 at 12 noon in 212 O’Brian Hall Seminar: Moyra Davey: Fifty Minutes

Contact Fernanda Negrete with questions: or visit


Alison Des Forges Memorial Committee International Symposium-Climate Change and Africa: Impacts and Responses April 10

Posted by Tim on March 22, 2019 in Community Announcements, Event, Networking, Workshops

Alison Des Forges Memorial Committee Invites you to International Symposium-Climate Change and Africa: Impacts and Responses

Wednesday, April 10, 2019

107 Capen Hall (Colloquium Room)

9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. FREE and Open to the Public

Human Beings originated in Africa about 100,000 years ago and have developed societies during the last 100 years that have contributed to climate change which risks making the globe uninhabitable for our species and many others. This symposium will examine manifestations of global warming in Africa, its differential impacts on African Populations, and the successes and failures of African and International Institutions as they attempt to mitigate the climate change process, develop sustainable economies and ensure social resilience.


Boston University Summer Internship Program

Posted by Tim on March 20, 2019 in Honors Experiences, Internships, Job Opportunity, Networking

Boston University Summer Internship Program

May 20, 2019-August 16, 2019

This summer, earn 10 credits while you gain valuable work experience as an intern.

Choose from 8 Study Areas: Arts Management, Business, Communications & Creative Media, Computer Science & Applied Mathematics, International Studies, Politics, Public Policy & Law, Psychology Research & Practice, Public Health & Social Policy

Learn more: 617-353-0556 or


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