University Honors College - The Honorable mention
Monday
09/14/20

Psychology Department Honors Program Information Session September 30

Posted by Tim on September 14, 2020 in Academic Presentations, Academics, Event, Workshops

To Juniors, Sophomores, and Precocious Freshmen Majoring or Intending to Major in Psychology,

Are you interested in making the most of your college experience here at UB? Excited by psychological research? Thinking about attending graduate school in psychology? Do you have (or by the end of your junior year will you have) a strong academic record?

If you answered yes to all of the above, then we would like to tell you about the Psychology Honors Program. Dr. Wendy Quinton, the Director of the Psy Honors Program, will be doing a short presentation and then will be having a question-and-answer forum about the program on WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 30, at 4:30pm, on Zoom (Meeting ID: 921 1685 9936, Passcode: Yay!Honors or https://buffalo.zoom.us/j/92116859936?pwd=d2VaZGdRSGx3WjRNTTJJYStXZFRDdz09)

Monday
09/14/20

UB Startup Week Events September 14-18

Posted by Tim on September 14, 2020 in Community Announcements, Competitions, Event, Workshops

UB Startup Week – September 14-18

A celebration of UB’s innovation and startup ecosystem, with five days of events, all hosted on a virtual platform. Get to know the community, and learn from and connect with entrepreneurs, corporate leaders, investors, and like-minded students. The series of programs will catalyze students to find their inner entrepreneurial spirit.

For more information and to register to attend, visit:  https://linktr.ee/launchpad_ub

Get Seeded! | Tues., Sept. 15th, 7 – 8:00 p.m. EDT

Zoom Meeting ID: 959 2735 5198

Passcode: 506191

UB Open Coffee Club | Wed., Sept. 16th, 5:30 – 6:30 p.m. EDT

Zoom Meeting ID: 922 0925 5753

Passcode: 828690

Founder Stories with Eric Reich, Co-Founder Campus Labs & Past Panasci Winner | Wed., Sept. 16th, 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. EDT

Zoom Meeting ID: 966 6997 9884

Passcode: 502103

Startup Planning: The Business Model Canvas| Thur., Sept. 17th, 5:30 – 6:30 p.m. EDT

Zoom Meeting ID: 944 8132 0951

Passcode: 688567

2020 Henry A. Panasci Live Finals | Fri. Sept. 18th 2-4:00 p.m. EDT

Register to receive zoom link: https://linktr.ee/launchpad_ub

All college students, no matter their starting point, can leverage entrepreneurship skills to build a better future – for themselves and for the world. By engaging with UB’s LaunchPad, students will learn by doing, giving them the knowledge and know-how to help them succeed as a founder or contributor to the innovation economy.

UB Startup Week is hosted by UB’s Blackstone LaunchPad & Techstars in partnership with UB’s Business and Entrepreneur Partnerships powered by the UB Innovation Hub.

Monday
08/31/20

Fall 2020 Stress Reduction Events and Resources

Posted by Tim on August 31, 2020 in Community Announcements, Stress Relief, Workshops

I hope you are doing well!  I wanted to share our Stress Reduction Program events and resources with you so you can share them with the students that you work with during this unique semester.  Attached is our Sept/October calendar of events. All of our programs will be online this semester, except for our weekly Quit Smoking/Vaping Walk-in Clinics on Thursdays from 11am – 1pm at 114 SU with free nicotine patches and gum.  We have tripled the number of weekly programs we are offering so that students can go online Monday-Friday to https://buffalo.zoom.us/my/relax and select between one and three activities to participate in each day.  Highlights for this semester include:

  • Two online 4-session Mindfulness & Meditation programs at the following times—

1) Tuesdays from 5-6:30pm in Zoom from 9/29-10/20 and 2) Thursdays from 3:30-5pm in Zoom from 10/1-10/22. The skills that are taught include belly breathing, dynamic breathing, body scan, walking meditation, guided visualizations, eating meditation and more.  The program provides examples of how college student can practice meditation to support their college experiences.  No experience necessary.  Registration is required on UBLinked or by emailing sd62@buffalo.edu (see attached ad).

  • We have a new Campus Wellness Coaching Program where students can schedule online appointments to work on goals related to academic, physical, social, or emotional wellness.  This may be particularly helpful as students navigate challenges related to COVID-19.  For more info or to schedule an appointment, see https://www.buffalo.edu/studentlife/lifeon-campus/health/healthy-decisions/ wellness-coach.html
  • Our large-scale Chill Out stress relief event before Finals will be Wednesday, 11/18, 12-2pm via Zoom at https://buffalo.zoom.us/my/relax.  This virtual event will have interactive breakout rooms with activities that include: dog therapy, Zumba dance, coloring, yoga, guided meditation, quick easy meals, campus support resources and more!

Feel free to share these opportunities widely. Students can see UBLinked or the UB events calendar for more details on these programs. 

Below are links to handouts to assist students to relieve their stress this semester:

Let me know if you have any questions or ideas to help us to improve and continue to grow our Stress Reduction Program!

Best wishes as you begin the Fall Semester,

 Sharlynn Daun-Barnett, LMSW, CWC

Wellness Coaching, Stress Reduction & Smoking/Vaping Cessation Programs Coordinator

Health Promotion

University at Buffalo

114 Student Union, Buffalo, NY 14260-2100

sd62@buffao.edu 716.645.6939    

Pronouns: she/her/hers

Strengths:  Discipline, Focus, Achiever, Harmony & Connectedness

https://www.buffalo.edu/studentlife/who-we-are/departments/health-promotion.html

Monday
08/31/20

Career Building Workshops with UB Career Services Fall 2020

Posted by Tim on August 31, 2020 in Career Opportunities, Community Announcements, Event, Networking, Workshops

Career Building Skillshops focuses on building top skills that employers want for today’s job market. Here are some of our most popular skillshops.   Finding an on-campus or part-time job – September 3 | 4 p.m. – 5 p.m. International Students: The American Job Search – September 14 | 4 p.m. – 5 p.m. Get discovered with your Bullseye powered by Handshake Profile – September 16 | 4 p.m. – 5 p.m. Making the Most of the Job and Internship Fair – September 30 | 4 p.m. – 5 p.m. Interviewing Hacks That Work – October 1 | 4 p.m. – 5 p.m.   >See all upcoming skillshops   +PLUS: Join our career experts in creating the best resume and/or online profile every Wednesday and Thursday during our virtual Resume + Online Profile Labs.
Monday
08/31/20

STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math) Virtual Job and Internship Fair October 5-9

Posted by Tim on August 31, 2020 in Community Announcements, Event, Information Session, Internships, Job Opportunity, Workshops

STEAM Job + Internship Fair is now a week-long virtual fair with the best jobs and internships in science, technology, engineering, arts and math fields with some of the best companies around.October 5-9, from 12 p.m. – 3 p.m. each day.

Register for STEAM Week in Bullseye powered by Handshake
Monday
08/31/20

Fall 2020 Fellowships and Scholarships 101 Workshops

Posted by Tim on August 31, 2020 in Community Announcements, Fellowships, Networking, Scholarship Opportunities, Workshops

Looking for funding but unsure where to start?

Join the UB Office of Fellowships and Scholarships for a 30-minute introductory workshop covering how search for awards, major external fellowships, finding funding for graduate school, and becoming a more competitive applicant. 

All workshops will take place via Zoom. Once you RSVP for Fellowships and Scholarships 101 using the form below, you will receive an email with the Zoom meeting information.

If you cannot attend either of these times, check out our Fellowships and Scholarships 101 series on our YouTube channel and make an appointment with an advisor online to address any unanswered questions or concerns.
  Weekly Sessions Mondays from 11-11:30 a.m.
Tuesdays from 2-2:30 p.m.
  Note: Sessions will begin the week of September 7 and finish the week of December 7.
RSVP for Fellowships and Scholarships 101
Wednesday
07/22/20

National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program (NSF GRFP) Workshops

Posted by Tim on July 22, 2020 in Community Announcements, Fellowships, Scholarship Opportunities, Workshops

The National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program (NSF GRFP) is a prestigious grant for graduate students looking to get funded for research.  The grant provides full funding for three years which includes a $34,000/year stipend and tuition coverage!
 
Applications for the NSF GRFP will become available in August 2020. Deadlines vary by discipline but are generally in late October and early November.
 
If you are interested in applying for the NSF GRFP in October 2020, please join us for this three-session program designed to prepare you to submit a strong application. You will learn about review criteria for the NSF GRFP and other awards, what the review panels are looking for, and how to write a strong research proposal. Students are required to commit to all three sessions.
To be eligible to apply for NSF GRFP in October 2020, you must be: A current rising senior or first or second-year PhD student A U.S. citizen, have U.S. national status, or be a permanent resident Pursuing (or intending to pursue) a research-based master’s degree or PhD Conducting research in an NSF-supported field, such as: mathematical, physical, biological, engineering, and behavioral and social sciences, including the history of science Dates: August 3, 4, 5 and 6 from 9-10 a.m.
RSVP for the NSF Development Workshops
Wednesday
07/22/20

Summer 2020 Fulbright and NSF Development Workshops

Posted by Tim on July 22, 2020 in Community Announcements, Fellowships, Scholarship Opportunities, Workshops

Are you interested in research, study, or teaching abroad OR are you looking to fund a research master’s degree or PhD in a STEM field?    Register today for our upcoming Summer 2020 Fulbright and NSF Development Workshops!   Note: These awards are only available to U.S. citizens and permanent residents. All workshops will be held via Zoom. Once you RSVP for the workshops, you will receive the Zoom meeting information.
Fulbright Application Development Workshops
Would you like to spend a year researching, teaching English or earning a master’s degree abroad? The Fulbright U.S. Student Program provides funded opportunities to do so and there are more than 150 countries from which to choose.
 
To qualify, an applicant must be a U.S. citizen and hold a bachelor’s degree by the time the Fulbright Scholarship starts. An applicant holding a doctoral degree at the time of application is ineligible. The internal UB deadline for Fulbright applications is the first week of the fall semester and the national deadline is in October.  
 
In this program you will learn more about Fulbright, country selection, affiliates and how to develop a strong proposal. Students are required to commit to all three sessions.
  Dates: July 27, 28, and 29 from 9-10 a.m.
RSVP for the Fulbright Development Workshops
Monday
06/29/20

UB Libraries Education Services Team Orientation Guide

Posted by Tim on June 29, 2020 in Academics, Networking, Workshops

The UB Libraries Education Services Team has complied a guide about using the UB Libraries, for incoming students. This guide was created due to the fact that all orientations are online due to COVID-19. Please share with your students in the Honors College and with whomever else you think my benefit from it. Please don’t hesitate to contact me with questions!

https://research.lib.buffalo.edu/orientation​

Monday
06/29/20

UB Librarires Education Services Team Available to help with Research Needs

Posted by Tim on June 29, 2020 in Academics, Networking, Research Information and Opportunities, Workshops

The UB Libraries Education Services Team is ready and willing to assist your students with any research needs or help they may need. While we will come into your classrooms to instruct students face-to-face, with the fall semester not looking like it has in previous semesters, we can reach out to your students and faculty in a number of different ways. We can arrange for asynchronous or synchronous instruction via zoom or other applicable technology, create specific guides for specific courses that faculty and students can access at any time, provide links to online research roadmaps, and point them towards a multitude of other resources to guide their studies.

To learn more about our team, please visit: https://library.buffalo.edu/educational