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Program dates: June 3 – June 30, 2023 Application Deadline: Monday, March 20, 2023
A Bridge to Law School
Recognizing that there is a shortage of historically underrepresented students entering the field of law, the School of Law created the Discover Law Program to provide an immersive experience for undergraduates interested in pursuing a career in law, expose students to critical thinking and help them develop reading and analytical skills, and provide an in-depth and thorough experience in a four-week residential summer program.
This award-winning intensive summer program, now in its ninth year, has given dozens of bright young scholars a taste of law school life and opened their imaginations to careers in law. For these promising future lawyers, the experience is already paying off.
Application Instructions: Students must submit a completed application package, which will include: Background information, A personal statement of their interest in the Discover Law Scholars Program, An official transcript, One letter of recommendation (up to 3 letters accepted, only one is required) A resume.
TheCSTEP Summer Research Program (May 30 – July 28, 2023) is an 8.5-week program that provides students with a faculty-mentored research experience in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) majors and/or the licensed professions such as Nursing, Dentistry, Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Medicine, Pharmacy, Psychology, Law, and Social Work. We seek talented underrepresented rising sophomores, juniors and continuing seniors whose undergraduate career would be enhanced by conducting research under the guidance of a UB faculty mentor. Our research experience enhances students’ competitiveness when pursuing graduate school or careers.A stipend of $4,200 and tuition will be awarded to participants (totaling $5,500). In addition, participants can also continue during the academic year with more funding from CSTEP.
Research assignments are based on mutual interests of faculty mentors and interns. Interns also participate in a research methods course, Focused Friday seminars to develop soft skills, fieldtrips, and community service. As a capstone, students present their research projects to peers, faculty, and the UB community during the Annual Research Symposium and Undergraduate Research Conference.
Candidates should intend to pursue any licensed profession, such as Nursing, Dentistry, Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Medicine, Pharmacy, Psychology, Law, Social WorkOR major in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM). An interestin research is required. More information and eligibility can be found here. Students must submit application BEFORE the March 17th deadline.
$4,200 Stipend/Meal Card + Summer Tuition (Interns can also continue with additional funding of at least $2,700 during the academic year until graduation)
Faculty Mentorship with intensive research experience
Research Methods Seminar (3.0 credit hours)
Networking with professionals, faculty, & peers
Graduate school preparation
Development of soft skills via seminars with experts
Enhanced presentation skills via Annual Summer Research Symposium and Undergraduate Research Conference
Here’s what previous research interns have said about their experience:
“The CSTEP Summer Research Program isn’t just a program that provides research opportunities; it gave me access to alumni, scholarships, faculty, friendships, and networking.”– Electrical Engineering Major
“This experience has been amazing because not only was it educational and informative, but it was uplifting and made me feel like the sky is the limit…The internship opened my mind to research and helped me to consider multiple career options.”– Pre-Med/Biological Sciences Major
At least one letter of recommendation must be from a faculty member, staff or supervisor on letterhead. Letters may be submitted at the letter of recommendation page. CSTEP staff is available to offer any assistance with personal statements, resumes and any aspect of the process.
HYPER addresses challenges in aerospace travel and energy production, advancing the fundamental knowledge needed to overcome technical barriers limiting hypersonic flight. The 10-week program will be held this summer from May 21st – July 29th, 2023. Participants will gain hands-on research training in challenges such as: utilizing advanced manufacturing techniques for high-value components, integrating in-site monitoring of stress-strain evolution, developing novel methods for improved internal cooling and heat transfer effectiveness, and mitigating flutter through advanced rotor dynamic control. Many of these challenges rely on approaches that cut across disciplines and research techniques.
We are actively recruiting a diverse group of participants from a variety of universities. These students will:
• Conduct hands-on research guided directly by a faculty mentor and their graduate student(s)
• Interact with a diverse multidisciplinary team of researchers
• Visit the NASA Kennedy Space Center and various aerospace companies
• Participate in professional development workshops
• Gain in-depth training on numerical simulation software ANSYS
• Prepare for graduate school and a research-based career
Each HYPER REU participant will receive a summer stipend of $6,000, on-campus housing, and a travel allowance to and from Orlando, Florida. To learn more about the program, please visit our website at cater.cecs.ucf.edu/hyper/ or view the HYPER REU flyer (linked and pictured below).
We are currently accepting applications for the 2023 Welcome Weekend Leader position. Welcome Weekend Leaders welcome and assist new students as they begin their UB journey in August.
Welcome Weekend Leaders have the opportunity to share their unique UB stories with the incoming class and make an impact at the start of their college journey by showing new students that they are supported; they can find others who share their identities, goals, and passions; and they matter and belong.
Begin your semester:
Helping new students transition to UB
Develeoping your leadership skills
Making unforgettable memories
Facilitating new student programs from August 23-28
Do you have a business idea or have already started a business?
No matter how big or successful your business or business idea is, you can help contribute to a more equitable future. The Equity in Entrepreneurship fellowship will not only teach you the skills to create an equitable business, but it will provide you with a well-rounded set of skills to make your business vision a reality.
Apply now to the Equity in Entrepreneurship Fellowship!
Deadline to Apply: February 19 at 11:59 PM
The Equity in Entrepreneurship Fellowship supports University at Buffalo students who seek to be the next generation of business leaders and progress equity in the world around them.
The program fulfills this mission by providing Equity in Entrepreneurship (EIE) fellows with professional development opportunities, resources to help facilitate their entrepreneurial growth and projects to advance equity in their business.
The Equity in Entrepreneurship Fellowship is a 10-week program open to all University at Buffalo students with a passion for entrepreneurship and equity that prepares students to make their entrepreneurial dreams a reality while building skills to promote equity in their communities through their ventures.
Workshops with distinguished professionals and entrepreneurs from underrepresented ethnic minorities.
Visits of several businesses, all on different scales, to give fellows exposure to various business environments and learn about how such businesses contribute to equity.
Networking events for fellows to build their social capital with professionals and community leaders.
Fellows will be highlighted at UB’s biggest pitch competition, Henry A. Panasci Business Plan Competition.
Pitch for Tomorrow competition where fellows will work on building out their vision for their business to contribute to a more equitable future.
Commit 3-5 hours a week to taking part in fellowship events and business project
Attend fellowship sessions, unless you have a need to attend conflict
Be mindful of others’ experiences. As a student, your behavior in this learning environment affects others. We encourage you to arrive on time, pay attention to the speakers and focus on program materials during sessions.
The University at Buffalo (UB) School of Dental Medicine’s (SDM) Office of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion is pleased to announce the 2023 application cycle for Destination Dental School (DDS) is open! Please share this announcement with your students, advisees and colleagues.
DDS is an eight-week summer pathway program for individuals interested in a career in dentistry. This program prepares students who have been historically underrepresented in the profession to successfully apply and be accepted to dental school. DDS Fellows participate in seven weeks of virtual Saturday meetings, and then visit the UB SDM for a one-week, in-person, intensive training program.
DDS fellows receive Dental Admissions Test (DAT) study resources, reimbursement for one DAT, a waived application fee to UB SDM, and a stipend to cover the costs of travel and lodging for the in-person component.
U.S. citizens, permanent residents or DACA recipients. Canadian citizens may be considered.
Enrolled undergraduate students or post-baccalaureate.
Minimum overall college GPA of 2.5.
Meets eligibility requirements as underrepresented in the field.
The Digital Legal Research Lab is a collaborative and interdisciplinary team of scholars at the University of Nebraska Lincoln’s Department of History and Center for Digital Research in the Humanities working to bring marginalized people’s legal histories to a broader audience using digital tools and critical methodologies.
We offer UCARE opportunities in the summer and academic year to UNL undergraduates and a National Science Foundation Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) to students outside of UNL.
PROGRAM DURATION June 1, 2023 – August 4, 2023
COMPETITIVE STIPEND $6,000 RELATED FIELDS History, Sociology, Political Science
November is Native American Heritage Month! In recognition of the incredibly rich cultures, traditions and contributions of Native people, the Intercultural Diversity Center is leading UB’s on-campus celebration throughout the month of November.
Tomorrow, Thursday November 3rd, IDC will be hosting Sand Paint N’ Create at 3pm in 240 Student Union. Sand painting as an art form is a painting that is created by using finely crushed materials that are typically applied to plywood, in our case, it would be colorful sand to canvases, to depict a scene. They are very intentional from the colors to the symbols that are used. Take time to relax with us, and partake in the appreciation of this practice as we learn about the ethnic groups that use it and its religious and artistic uses.
Take a tour of the GRoW Clean Energy Center, and learn the story and stats behind the award-winning, energy-positive building designed and built by UB students!
Come visit the center Vice President Kamala Harris spoke so highly of! After visiting GRoW on 9/14 she said how “the work that is being done here is very exciting and really a model for our country. When we chose to invest in the natural talent and invest in our future through young leaders, what we will be able to accomplish in terms of getting in front of the challenges we need to face, but also leading as a nation.”
Tours will be led by Martha Bohm, Assoc Prof in the Department of Architecture Honors College Fellow, and faculty lead on the GRoW Home project. They will begin at their assigned time at the GRoW home directly across the Center for Tomorrow (walkable from Capen Hall, near the Maple Road entrance to campus)
This event will be held SATURDAY, Oct 8th at 1:30pm or 2:30pm
Link to register for the 1:30pm tour: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfzI7Du3_viczfsmr84XEYedUJ32d1-aJK1TTBHKLzmM6Ctrg/viewform?usp=sf_link
Link to register for the 2:30pm tour: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfKv-TG8Z-pPDL07tNOMS-m8eMbysjwqdLsBJIRkWekNHVvkg/viewform?usp=sf_link
*Students who RSVP for this event will be sent the location details the evening prior to their tour *