University Honors College - The Honorable mention
Monday
07/19/21

Apply NOW Introduction to Diversity in Doctoral Education and Scholarship @Kellogg/Booth Deadline August 23, 2021

Posted by Tim on July 19, 2021 in Academics, Networking, Workshops

Introduction to Diversity in Doctoral Education and Scholarship (IDDEAS)

Greetings from Kellogg! 

We would like to share with you a special opportunity for students from diverse backgrounds who are interested in research and a career in academia.   

IDDEAS is a two-day program for undergraduate students held on October 21-22, 2021 that is co-hosted by the PhD Programs at Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management and the University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business. 

IDDEAS seeks to attract a diverse group of promising undergraduate students and introduce them to research at the doctoral level. Participants will: Learn about research within a business school. Receive advice and insights about the PhD application process. Meet and interact with PhD students and faculty. Discuss careers in research and teaching. Ideal candidates for IDDEAS Scholars are current undergraduate students with strong quantitative skills and academic records. Applications from women and under-represented populations are encouraged. Candidates must complete an application to help us learn about you and your interest in research.  
Please contact us with any questions you may have.

Sincerely, 

PhD Program
The Kellogg School of Management 
 
kellogg-phd@kellogg.northwestern.edu   _________________________________________________________________________ Apply Now!
IDDEAS: 
October 21-22, 2021
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Tuesday
07/06/21

National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program (NSF GRFP) Workshop Series July 26, 27, 28 and 29

Posted by Tim on July 6, 2021 in Academic Presentations, Community Announcements, Fellowships, Scholarship Opportunities, Workshops

National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program (NSF GRFP) Workshop Series This four-part workshop series is designed for first-year PhD students and rising seniors in STEM to learn about criteria for the NSF GRFP, what the review panels are looking for and how to write a strong research proposal.
Dates: July 26, 27, 28 and 29
Time: 9-10:30 a.m.
Register for the NSF GRFP Workshop Series
Tuesday
07/06/21

Fulbright Application Development Workshops July 19, 20 and 21

Posted by Tim on July 6, 2021 in Academic Presentations, Community Announcements, Fellowships, Scholarship Opportunities, Workshops

Fulbright Application Development Workshops  This three-part workshop for rising seniors and graduate students provides information about the Fulbright student grant, including country selection, affiliates and how to develop a strong proposal. 
Dates: July 19, 20 and 21
Time: 9-10 a.m. Register for the Fulbright Application Development Workshops
Thursday
06/10/21

Fellowships and Scholarships 101 Summer 2021 Workshops

Posted by Tim on June 10, 2021 in Community Announcements, Event, Fellowships, Scholarship Opportunities, Workshops

Fellowships and Scholarships 101 Summer 2021 Workshops
Weekly Sessions

Tuesdays at 2 p.m.

Wednesdays at 10 a.m.
  Join the UB Office of Fellowships and Scholarships for a 30-minute introductory workshop covering how to search for awards, apply for major external fellowships, find funding for graduate school, and become 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.
  Note: The last day of summer workshops will be Wednesday, August 25. If you cannot attend the sessions, 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.
RSVP for Fellowships and Scholarships 101
Tuesday
05/11/21

Blackstone LaunchPad Presents Launch Summer Accelerator June 3-July 30

Posted by Tim on May 11, 2021 in Community Announcements, Event, Networking, Workshops

Launch Summer Accelerator: June 3rd through July 30th, a virtual experience:

Looking to turn your idea or passion into a business? Curious about entrepreneurship and want to join with other students interested in creating their very own venture? Already have a startup or product but are trying to achieve that next step?

UB’s Blackstone LaunchPad is hosting its second Summer Accelerator Program where you can spend nine weeks ideating, creating and competing for up to $10,000 in prizes!

This virtual experience will connect you to LaunchPad national resources, mentorship, industry leaders, workshops and more! Founders will also have access to networking sessions and weekly discussions.

Apply by Monday May 31st for the chance network, collaborate with others students and use your summer with purpose.

This is a virtual program and all undergraduate, graduate students, and recent alumni are invited to apply as either a formed venture or as a free-agent, where they can work with a team.

Program Name: Launch Summer Accelerator Program

Program Dates: June 3rd – July 30th, 2021

Application Deadline: Monday, May 31st, 2021

Application Link: https://bit.ly/UBBSLPSummer21

Monday
05/10/21

Links to Research Talks from the Fellowships and Scholarships Office

Posted by Tim on May 10, 2021 in Community Announcements, Event, Workshops

Missed out on a live research talk this semester? Good news….they were recorded and can be viewed below.

Amanda Waggoner: “Race and Place in Washington, D.C.”

Nathaniel Lambert: “How Far Ahead Do Nations Plan?”

Tuesday
04/27/21

Undergrads: Applying to Graduate School? Discussion & Learn about SUNY GREAT Program and NSF GRFP Fellowship April 28

Posted by Tim on April 27, 2021 in Academics, Graduate School Programs, Workshops


SUNY Undergrad Juniors & Seniors: 
  Are you thinking about graduate school? When is the best time to apply? How can you find funding?  Are you interested in a career in research, or as a leader?
Please join Susan Brennan,
SUNY Research Fellow for
Innovation in Graduate Education,
Professor at Stony Brook University
for a discussion of these questions.
We’ll cover NSF’s Graduate Research Fellowship Program 
and the SUNY GREAT (Graduate Research Empowering and Accelerating Talent) award program.  
Wednesday, April 28 • 3:00pm – 4:30pm 

Register for Webinar
Tuesday
04/27/21

UB Undergraduate Research Conference (July 22-23) Registration Now Open

Posted by Tim on April 27, 2021 in Community Announcements, Event, Research Information and Opportunities, Summer Research, Workshops

July 22-23, 2021  |  Virtual Event
Registration is now open!
Make plans now to join us for the 26th Annual University at Buffalo Undergraduate Research Conference, July 22- 23, 2021. Our virtual platform will deliver an innovative two-day event packed with a variety of opportunities to engage and connect. Expand your knowledge and network— join us to hear invited speakers and presenters address emerging trends and opportunities related to innovation, social justice and research as a catalyst for change.   The conference is an exciting opportunity to:  • Present faculty-supervised research. • Participate in pre-conference workshops. • Foster stimulating conversation around shared interests. • Connect with your peers and current graduate students from your field of study. • Engage with inspirational speakers and panels in a personal setting. • Attend a UB Graduate School information program and meet with faculty, staff and students.    Each day will begin at 9 a.m. EDT. Learn more about daily events by reviewing the online agenda.    We look forward to welcoming you to the conference this summer!


REGISTER TODAY

Registration Information
• Early bird registration ($80 per person) due by May 17.
• Regular registration ($100 per person) due by June 30.
• Presenter registration due by June 30.
• Presenter abstracts due by July 9.
 
Keynote Presentations
Imagining Ethical Land Relations and Marking Indigenous Presence in our Universities.
Mishuana Goeman, PhD
 
If You Don’t Own the [Servers]: Aggregating Blackness in the Digital Era.
Mark Anthony Neal, PhD
 
The World Needs Researchers. Now is Your Time.
Tara Ruttley, PhD

Pre-Conference Workshops
Prepare for an engaging and productive conference experience by participating in pre-conference video workshops.
 
Making the Most of Your Research Conference
Learn to successfully navigate a professional conference and discover tips and strategies to leverage your participation toward your professional and academic goals.
 
Presenting Your Research in a World of Skeptics
How to present your research so it is understood and valued.
 
Your Digital Identity
Academic digital platforms and how to use them effectively throughout graduate school and your professional career.  
 
Surviving and Thriving in Graduate School—You Belong!
Discover how to move beyond survival and thrive in graduate school—supporting your journey and mental health.


About the Conference

The University at Buffalo Undergraduate Research Conference brings together the next generation of professors, researchers, entrepreneurs and influencers to learn about graduate and professional opportunities, with a focus on diversifying the graduate student body at UB and across the nation.
Sunday
04/25/21

The Actions, Tolls, and Mindset for Launching a Business

Posted by Tim on April 25, 2021 in Networking, Workshops

Wednesday, April 28th from 4-5:00 pm Eastern, Zoom

Meeting ID: 947 5640 7895 | Passcode:  051662

Learn the mindset of successful and fulfilled entrepreneurs through a transformational experience that will leave you inspired and empowered to align your actions with your vision while growing your business. Terry Rice is a University at Buffalo Alumnus (BA ’02, MBA ’05) a business Development Consultant and contributor to Entrepreneur Magazine.

Learn how to: 

§  Establish a vision for your personal and professional life, allowing you to clearly understand your “Why”

§  Research and develop a go-to-market solution for a defined audience

§  Clearly define the skills you need to develop and those you need to delegate or outsource

§  Develop a roadmap for high-impact next steps

§  Adopt the mindset skills to thrive, even in challenging situations

Presented by UB’s Blackstone LaunchPad & Techstars and UB’ Business and Entrepreneur Partnerships powered by the UB Innovation Hub.

Sunday
04/25/21

Leading with Ethics

Posted by Tim on April 25, 2021 in Event, Networking, Workshops


Leading with Ethics

April 27 – 3 – 4 p.m.Ethical leadership is a form of leadership in which individuals demonstrate conduct for the common good that is acceptable and appropriate in every area of their life. This workshop will provide participants information on how to lead people ethically and with their values. This workshop provides credit toward the Student Organizations Understanding Leadership (SOUL) certificate.

Register on UBLinked!