University Honors College - The Honorable mention

Research Opportunity at Cambridge and Oxford Summer 2019

Posted by Tim on February 18, 2019 in Honors Experiences, Networking, Research Information and Opportunities, Study Abroad, Summer Research, Uncategorized

An Opportunity to work with world-renowned scientists at the Universities of Cambridge and Oxford, UK for an intensive 10-week summer experience in their laboratories. In addition, students take park in exciting experiential learning opportunities including facilitated visits to iconic academic and cultural institutions and participation in presentations and events. The selected UB students and the faculty mentors at Cambridge and Oxford hosting you, would be involved in finalizing laboratory assignments for each student.

Juniors, and sophomores with strong credentials, from all STEM fields may apply. 

If interested, please attend an information session on Thursday, 14th from 3:30-4:30pm in the Honors College Faculty Lounge located in 106C Capen Hall.  Contact Dr. Satpal Singh at for more information.  


Innovation Sprint with Pegula Sports & Entertainment – the future of the National Women’s Hockey League

Posted by Tim on February 18, 2019 in Uncategorized

Friday, March 1, 2019

1-5 p.m.

HarborCenter*, Buffalo, NY

*transportation will be provided if needed to and from UB North Campus

Register to attend:

Seeking innovators to strategize the future of the National Women’s Hockey League! Team up to learn about the Pegula Sports & Entertainment organization, pitch ideas to their staff, network and win prizes! No prior skills or sports knowledge necessary – just bring your ideas! The time to create tomorrow’s solution is now. Innovation sprints, offer a collaborative approach to innovation, relying on the ideation stage of the Creative Problem Solving process in an engaging, fast-paced environment that creates opportunities for every voice at the table.  


Colloquium TA Application

Posted by Tim on February 18, 2019 in Uncategorized

Be a leader among your peers! Be a TA for Colloquium!

The Honors College is now recruiting Colloquium Teaching Assistants for the 2019-20 academic year. For more information about the position, and for the application, visit .

Questions??? Join us for an information session on Friday, March 1 at 3:00 in 107 Capen, or email Prof. Colleen Culleton (



Spring 2019 Tutoring Schedule

Posted by Tim on February 4, 2019 in Academics, Stress Relief, Tutoring, Uncategorized

Spring 2019 Tutoring schedule for the Academic Study Spaces in the residence halls is now available.  In addition to these drop-in tutoring options, they also offer tutoring by appointment ( or online with the STAR-NY from 7pm-12am Sun-Thurs.

All tutoring options and subjects offered for free by Campus Living can be found at:


Scharps Legal Essay Competition Deadline February 1

Posted by Tim on January 3, 2019 in Uncategorized

I am pleased to announce the 2019 Scharps Legal Essay Competition. The competition is open to juniors and seniors at state-operated campuses who are interested in legal issues, or are interested in pursuing a career in the legal field. The topic of this year’s essay competition is “Concealed Carry on Campus.”

The Scharps Award is offered in accordance with a gift accepted by the State University of New York Board of Trustees under the will of Hannah S. Hirschhorn to establish the Benjamin and David Scharps Memorial Fund.

One award of $1,500 will be presented to the student who has written the best 2,000 word essay describing the role and relevance of law in dealing with a current legal issue. A second award of $1,000 will be presented to the runner-up.

A copy of the program announcement, along with instructions, application cover sheet and essay topic is attached. The internal UB deadline is February 1, 2019 at 5:00pm EST. Entries will be reviewed by a UB selection committee. Up to 3 nominations can be submitted to the SUNY competition.

To be considered, submit the essay and application electronically to Megan Stewart, Fellowships & Scholarships Advisor,


Finding Research On and Off Campus Workshop

Posted by Tim on December 3, 2018 in Uncategorized

Are you interested in doing research on campus?  What about finding a funded summer research experience or REU?  The time to look at, and apply for, summer REU’s is over the winter break.  Join us on Tuesday, December 4th at 3:00 pm in 107 Capen Hall for a presentation on how to successfully apply for and engage in research.


Speakers will include Dr. John Atkinson from the Department of Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering.  He hosts UB’s Environmental Engineering Solutions for Pollution Prevention (EESPP) Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU).  Ian DesJardin, an Aerospace Engineering Major and Hannah Seppala, a Physics major who is doing physics and psychology research will also talk about their research on and off campus.

Brought to you in part by the Office of Fellowships & Scholarships and the Honors College.

If you have any questions, please contact Allison Suflita at


GloBULL Gallery: Photo Exhibition

Posted by Tim on November 12, 2018 in Uncategorized

You are invited to attend our annual GloBULL Gallery Photo Exhibition. This event is held during International Education Week to showcase the meaningful study abroad experiences of University at Buffalo students. UB students who studied abroad (outside the US) as well as international students who study at UB have submitted photos and testimonials and many will be there in person to share their extraordinary experiences with you! We hope you will come to see our world through our students’ global lens! The full IEW schedule can be viewed at

Tuesday, November 13th from 11:00am-2:00pm in the Student Union Lobby



InFocus: Migrant Caravan Friday, November 16

Posted by Tim on November 12, 2018 in Uncategorized

Join us for the next InFocus on Friday, November 16, 2018 at 12 noon in 107 Capen Hall (Colloquium room). The topic will be Migrant Caravan-: Repelling “invasion” or denying refuge?

Moderator: Rick Su, Professor, University at Buffalo School of Law



UB SLIDE 2019: London & Paris

Posted by Tim on November 5, 2018 in Uncategorized


The UB Student Leadership International Dialogue and Exchange (SLIDE) Program is an abbreviated international learning experience specifically designed for UB student leaders, giving them an opportunity to learn about leadership and culture from a global perspective and interact firsthand with other student leaders from around the world.

UB SLIDE 2019 will take place from May 21 – June 1, 2019, and will be traveling to London, England and Paris, France!

The UB SLIDE program is designed to expose University at Buffalo student leaders to leadership and culture abroad in a number of facets. Students will:

  • Analyze historical and cultural types of leadership
  • Experience cultures that are different from their own
  • Reflect on their experiences from a holistic worldview perspective
  • Examine the reciprocal nature of leadership and culture

Applications accepted on a rolling basis until 11:59 PM on Sunday, December 2, 2018.

For details and to apply, click here



UB’s Fulbright Scholars Panel & Reception

Posted by Tim on November 5, 2018 in Uncategorized