University Honors College - The Honorable mention
Friday
09/20/19

Coerced: Work Under Threat of Punishment with Author Erin Hatton September 24

Posted by Tim on September 20, 2019 in Community Announcements, Event, Networking, Workshops

Come hear from Dr. Erin Hatton, Profess of Sociology and Honors Faculty Fellow as she discusses her forthcoming book: Coerced: Work Under Threat of Punishment.

Tuesday, September 24, 2019
2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
107 Capen Hall (Colloquium Room)

What is a Worker? Labor, power and coercion among prisoners, college athletes, welfare recipients and graduate students.

Monday
09/09/19

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

Monday
09/09/19

Tough Topic of the week: Corporations and the Environment September 12

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

Come join UB’s Intercultural Diversity Center for an Interactive Discussion

Thursday, September 12, 2019
1:00-2:00 p.m.
240 Student Union

This week’s topic: Corporations and the Environment
71% of carbon pollution comes from 100 corporations, but what does that mean? What is the consumer responsibility in helping sustain the planet? Should governments take action, and how?

Monday
09/09/19

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

Friday
09/06/19

Startup Week – on and off campus opportunities! September 15 – 24

Posted by Tim on September 6, 2019 in Academic Presentations, Buffalo Bits, Career Opportunities, Event, Networking, Workshops

Buffalo Startup Week is an awesome conference and 5-day (September 15-19, 2019) celebration of the local startup ecosystem, now less than two weeks away – register now before it sells out! Free food, free drinks, amazing content and networking opportunities.

This first-ever Startup Week in Buffalo is the perfect opportunity to play a part in building the startup ecosystem that will continue to grow for many years to come. Whether you’re an entrepreneur, a corporate leader, an investor, or another innovation leader, you’ll feel right at home all week long.

CLICK HERE for the link to a list of the full Buffalo Startup Week content (find them under “agenda”).

CLICK HERE to see the on campus events happening September 16 – 24, 2019.

Wednesday
09/04/19

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.

Tuesday
09/03/19

UB Mock Trial Info Sessions September 3, 4, 5 and 6

Posted by Tim on September 3, 2019 in Community Announcements, Event, Networking, Student Clubs, Student experience, Workshops

UB Mock Trial info sessions are an excellent opportunity to meet UB Mock Trials E-board and coaches and learn how to participate in Mock Trial here at UB! 

Mock Trial is a competition in which students simulate a real trial. The trial concerns an official American Mock Trial Association case that remains the same throughout the entire academic year. We study and practice this case then travel to competitions around the state and country to compete. All experience levels are welcome! Please come to our info sessions this week to learn more. Our info sessions dates and locations are:

Tuesday, September 3rd: 6:00-7:00 PM in SU Room 145 A+F

Wednesday, September 4th: 7:00-8:00 PM in Capen 262

Thursday, September 5th: 6:00-7:00 PM in Capen 262

Friday, September 6th: 6:00-7:00 PM in Capen 262

Attendance at one info session is mandatory to be a competing member of our team. If you can’t make any of these dates or if you have any questions please reach out to me!

Best, 

Deanna Jo McConnell 

President of UB Mock Trial
deannajo@buffalo.edu

Thursday
08/22/19

Funding your PhD: Fellowships for Graduate Study

Posted by Tim on August 22, 2019 in Community Announcements, Event, Networking, Scholarship Opportunities, Workshops

Tuesday, September 3 at 4:00 p.m. in 107 Capen Hall

Virtual Workshop: Wednesday, October 9 at 4:00 p.m.

Are you seeking funding for your graduate education? This session will provide tools and guidance to help you identify fellowships and scholarships to support your PhD, as well as research and dissertation funding. Open to all students.

Sponsored by the Office of Fellowships and Scholarships.

Thursday
08/22/19

Funding Global Opportunities: Study, Teach or Research Abroad

Posted by Tim on August 22, 2019 in Community Announcements, Event, Fellowships, Networking, Scholarship Opportunities, Workshops

Tuesday, October 1 at 3:00 p.m. in 107 Capen Hall
Wednesday, October 16 at 3:00 p.m. in 107 Capen Hall

About 80 percent of employers actively seek students who have studied abroad. Learn about possibilities for funding international travel as an undergraduate or graduate student. Fellowships and scholarships covered in these workshops are open to US citizens. Not intended for international students.

Co-sponsored by the Graduate School and the Office of Fellowships and scholarships.

Thursday
08/22/19

Breaking the Code: Finding Research and Funding for STEM Students

Posted by Tim on August 22, 2019 in Community Announcements, Event, Fellowships, Networking, Scholarship Opportunities, Workshops

Thursday, August 29 at 2:00 p.m. in 107 Capen Hall
Friday, September 20 at 2:00 p.m. in 107 Capen Hall
Wednesday, November 12 at 3:00 p.m. in 107 Capen Hall

For students in STEM, participating in research can lead to funding. Learn about conducting research on and off campus as well as prestigious opportunities such as the Goldwater Scholarship and National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship. Fellowships and Scholarships covered in theses workshops are only open to US Citizens. Not intended for international students.

Sponsored by the Office of Fellowships and Scholarships.