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Honors Film Series – October 16, 2019

Posted by Tim on October 11, 2019 in Event, Stress Relief

The first of the Honors Film Series, Latin American Cities and “Slums:” A Fall Semester Film Series, will take place on Wednesday, October 16, 2019.

Machuca (dir. Andres Wood) will be screened in Capen 107 at 4:00 pm.


Therapy Dog Study Break – October 17, 2019

Posted by Tim on October 11, 2019 in Event, Honors Program Announcements, Honors Student Council, Stress Relief

Our Honors Student Council will be hosting a Therapy Dog Study Break in the Don Schack Lounge on Thursday, October 17th from 11:00 am – 1:00 pm.

We hope to see you there!


Dessert Hour-Indigenous Tribes of Brazil September 18

Posted by Tim on September 9, 2019 in Event, Networking, Stress Relief, Workshops

Dessert Hour with the Intercultural Diversity Center!

Indigenous Tribes of Brazil: In Honor of National Hispanic Heritage Month. Come learn about a few Brazilian indigenous tribes and how they are being effected by current events all while enjoying some Brazilian/Hispanic desserts!

Wednesday, September 18, 2019
1-2:00 p.m.
240 Student Union


First To a Degree: Talking About College September 11

Posted by Tim on September 9, 2019 in Community Announcements, Event, Networking, Stress Relief, Workshops

Join the Intercultural Diversity Center for a discussion on tips to help facilitate discussions with friends, family and y our support system about the experience you will have at UB.

Wednesday, September 11, 2019
5:00 p.m.
240 Student Union
Refreshments will be provided


Yoga, Meditation & Cultural Appropriation – September 12

Posted by Tim on September 6, 2019 in Event, Stress Relief, Student experience, Uncategorized

Come join us for lunch and a lively conversation about cultural appropriation and yoga, meditation, and other mindfulness practices that have been growing in popularity in the U.S., and around the globe. After commentary provided by a student/faculty panel, attendees will be invited to ask questions and share their perspectives on the issue.

Thursday, September 12 in the Landmark Room (210 Student Union) from 12:00–1:30 p.m.

For information on more Yoga for Every Body events, click here!


UB hosts events for Suicide Prevention Week (September 8-14)

Posted by Tim on September 4, 2019 in Community Announcements, Event, Stress Relief, Workshops

Sept. 8-14 is National Suicide Prevention Week, and the Student Health and Wellness Team is offering free programming on campus to support students and the campus community. Members of the UB community are urged to “take a minute, save a life.”

Activities begin at 8:30 a.m. on Sept. 7 with the Buffalo Out of the Darkness Walk at Canalside. Join the UB team.    

Offerings on campus during the week include:

  • Sept. 10, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.:  Wellness Activity Day, Student Union lobby, North Campus. Participants can find information on mental health resources, stress relief, intuitive nutrition, yoga meditation and mindfulness, as well as games and prizes.
  • Sept. 11, 4:30-6 p.m.: Yoga to Manage Moods Workshop, Year of Yoga for Every Body, 7 Diefendorf Hall, basement level, South Campus. This Hatha Yoga workshop will allow participants to feel more connected and balanced within their body and mind through gentle movement, breathing and relaxation. No yoga experience is necessary.
  • Sept. 12, 10 a.m. to noon: Open QPR (Question, Persuade, Refer) Training, 210 Student Union. Ask a question, save a life. QPR is an easy-to-learn process that helps participants recognize the early warning signs of suicide, and get professional help for people who need it. Register online.

For more information, email Carissa Uschold-Klepfer or visit Counseling Services’ website.


AAUW Buffalo Branch Scholarships

Posted by Tim on August 30, 2019 in Fellowships, Scholarship Opportunities, Stress Relief

Over the past 10 years, AAUW Buffalo Branch has assisted deserving women with over $600,000 in local scholarships, loans, and grants and over $200,000 in national fellowships. In 2019, AAUW Buffalo Branch awarded over $35,000 in scholarships and loans.

Students can apply for:

● Women Entering College Scholarships
● Catalyst for Change Scholarships
● Olga Lindberg Scholarships

Click here for more information on how to apply!

Deadline – January 15, 2020


Become a Stressbuster, Make a Difference

Posted by Tim on August 22, 2019 in Community Announcements, Stress Relief, Volunteering, Volunteers Needed

Provide free five-minute backrubs and wellness info to students at campus events, residence halls, organization meetings, libraries and other campus locations. Endless Benefits and Instant Connections:

Learn effective backrub and other stress reduction techniques

Meet and team with others committed to helping students feel better

Participate when and where you want

Get experience working on a high-profile health promotion initiative

Fulfill volunteer hours needed for a class, a student club, or other program

Have a great time, make friends, and relax!The Stressbusters Program is an incredibly fun program for undergrad and grad students. Volunteer commitment is less than 10 hours a semester. A Volunteer Training will be offered at the start of each semester for new volunteers and the outreach events will begin the weeks following.Stressbusters is a program of Health Promotion. If you are interested, please complete a Stressbusters Volunteer Application under the Forms section on UBLinked here: For more information, please contact Sharlynn Daun-Barnett at


Koru Mindfulness-Open your mind, Manage your stress

Posted by Tim on August 22, 2019 in Community Announcements, Event, Stress Relief, Workshops

Learn mindfulness and meditation. Join this 4 week class!

Wednesdays: 4-5:30 p.m. 9/25, 10/2, 10/9 and 10/16 OR

Thursdays: 3:30-5 p.m. 10/3, 10/10, 10/17 and 10/24

403 Capen Hall
To Register: UBLinked Under Forms or Email:

Sponsored by Student Life Office of Health Promotion

FREE to all UB Students!


Rainbow Crosswalk Celebration Outside of the Student Union August 29

Posted by Tim on August 20, 2019 in Community Announcements, Event, Stress Relief

Thursday, August 29, 2019
11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Student Union Patio
Walk the walk! Come support LGBTQ+ Pride at the inauguration of the new rainbow crosswalk located between the Student Union and the Commons. Enjoy snacks, music and a ribbon cutting ceremony at 12:15 p.m.