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Friday
09/18/20

The Virtual Leadership Academy

Posted by Tim on September 18, 2020 in New Programs, Online Courses, Student experience

Intentionally designed to engage students in conversations about leadership skills and strategies, this 8-week long program will help students discover who they are as a leader and develop their full leadership potential.

This program will be delivered synchronously through an online platform on Thursdays from 2:30 p.m – 3:30 p.m. 

Access more information and RSVP 

Baird Point with Lake La Salle at sunrise in April 2020.

Monday
05/04/20

Anthropology Summer 2020 Course Offerings

Posted by Tim on May 4, 2020 in Academics, Online Courses, Summer Courses, UB Curriculum

Please see the Summer 2020 online course offerings from the Department of Anthropology and the pathways lists they appear on.

APY 106: 

Diversity Requirement 

Thematic Pathways:

  • ​​Economy, Business and Society 
  • Cultures, Art and Imagination
  • Communities, Populations and Spaces/Human Nature

Global Pathways: 

  • ​Global Politics and Power
  • Global Economies and Organizations
  • Global Cultures and Expression

APY 107

Thematic Pathways: 

  • Environments, Technologies and Policy
  • Human Nature
  • Health, Sexuality and Society

APY 108

Thematic Pathways:  

  • Environments, Technologies and Policy
  • Cultures, Art and Imagination
  • Communities, Populations and Spaces

Global Pathways:  

  • Global Politics and Power
  • Global Economies and Organizations
  • Global Cultures and Expression
Monday
05/04/20

DEADLINE EXTENDED: applications for AIIS summer 2020 online language programs

Posted by Tim on May 4, 2020 in Academics, Honors Experiences, Online Courses, Summer Courses

AIIS will be offering its summer language program online for summer 2020 and is extending the deadline for applying for the program until May 10, 2020. We will be offering an eight week program (June 17 to August 13) in Bangla, Gujarati Hindi, Kannada, Malayalam, Manipuri, Marathi, Mughal Persian, Punjabi, Sanskrit, Tamil, Telugu, Tibetan, and Urdu. Students will have three options: a 140-hour program ($1,820), a 120-hour program ($1,560), and a 72-hour program ($936). AIIS will not be able to provide financial aid to students who apply during this extra extended application period, so those who apply during this time (now through May 10) will need to procure  their own funding.* Decisions about admissions will be made by May 22.

To apply, students should go to www.indiastudies.org   They should register on the portal but should ONLY upload one pdf containing two items: the two-page main application form and the one-page statement of purpose, They should NOT upload any other materials nor should they arrange for letters of recommendation. They would add the $25 application fee to the program fee they would pay.

Interested students may also join the South Asia Language WhatsApp group for guidance as they prepare their applications: https://chat.whatsapp.com/C162C4fmwsp8NKijLbJit9

 *UB Asian Studies Study Abroad and Rustgi funding may be available to cover some or all of the cost of attendance. Please direct interested students to complete this form to apply for funding: https://forms.gle/84GrJVHyZe2DCzys9 

Monday
04/13/20

Summer Online Public Health Courses – 2020

Posted by Tim on April 13, 2020 in Academics, Online Courses, Summer Courses

Below are some additional courses the School of Public Health and Health Professions will be offering over the summer 2020:

PUB 210 (online) Global Public Health 

This course will provide upper division undergraduate students with a meaningful appreciation of the challenges in achieving the human right to health in low- and middle-income countries worldwide. Students will understand the leading causes of illness, death, and disability and approaches to prevention and control of those conditions in resource-constrained settings. Students will also understand the complex interrelationships between social, environmental, and political factors that affect health and well-being in low- and middle-income countries. Further, students will learn how to critically evaluate solutions to improve global health.

Pre-Requisite: PUB 101.

PUB 325 (online) Interv Address Public Heath Problem  

This course addresses how public health professionals take action to solve public health problems. Building on the foundation of understanding problems from PUB 320, the course addresses interventions used to prevent and treat infectious diseases, to change health behaviors, and to address environmental health hazards. A particular focus will be on intervention strategies that can be used at the population level to improve health for groups and communities.

Pre-Requisite: PUB 101, PSY 101 (or SOC 101), PUB 320

For Public Health Majors only (Juniors and Seniors)

PUB 440 (online) Public Health Nutrition 

This course focuses on the intersection of public health and nutrition and enables students to articulate, explain the purpose of, and apply core functions of public health including: assessment of the nutritional needs of the community, assurance and provision of programs that service those needs, and policy development to promote health. Students will develop critical thinking skills to allow evaluation of the scientific evidence supporting public health programs and policies. In addition, the class will expose students to a variety of professional careers in public health in community, clinical, and educational/academic settings.

Pre-Requisite: PUB 101

For Students in the Public Health Major and/or minor only (Juniors and Seniors)

Monday
02/05/18

Kaplan Test Prep Opportunity

Posted by Tim on February 5, 2018 in Academics, Online Courses

Kaplan Test Prep is offering live online prep sessions for free, running now until April. Each session is different and offers lessons on a variety of topics, covering a variety of exams (DAT, PCAT, OAT, MCAT, GRE, LSAT, GMAT, etc.) Registering for sessions also enters students to win some cool prizes.