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Buffalo Startup Week Rebooted February 9 and 10

Posted by Tim on January 30, 2023 in Community Announcements, Event, Networking, Workshops

Buffalo Startup Week events are resuming in February!
Buffalo Startup Week will be back in February! Mark your calendars and don’t forget to register to get your tickets. Learn from startup workers, owners and investors on how to build a successful startup of your own. Location: Seneca One, Buffalo, N.Y. Dates: February 9th and 10th

Tutoring and Academic Support Services 2023 Workshops/Events

Posted by Tim on January 27, 2023 in Community Announcements, Event, Networking, Tutoring, Workshops


3D Modeling and Printing Workshop…Make a Valentine for your loved one February 7

Posted by Tim on January 26, 2023 in Community Announcements, Event, Workshops

3D Modeling and Printing workshop
Tuesday, February 7, 2023 at 6:00pm
118 Bonner Hall
Honors Faculty Fellow Dr. Chi Zhou will be conducting a workshop which will allow you to create a valentine for your loved one. Customized Lithophane, Custom Puzzle Keychain

Please RSVP here: 3D Workshop Valentines Day. We have limited seats, the registration will be closed once it reaches capacity.

If you have any questions, please contact Chi Zhou ( or Stanley Dsa (


UB Undergraduate Research Conference July 20-21

Posted by Tim on January 25, 2023 in Academics, Community Announcements, Event, Research Information and Opportunities, Summer Research, Workshops

Save The Date: July 20-21, 2023 It’s time to mark your calendar and start making plans to join the University at Buffalo for our 28th Annual Undergraduate Research Conference!    This year’s virtual conference will be held July 20-21, 2023. We’re working hard to plan an experience that will inspire students interested in demonstrating their knowledge and talents to an audience drawn from all over the nation.   Stay tuned for updates and registration information. 
Date  July 20-21, 2023    Location  This year’s conference will be held virtually via the Whova platform.    Who should attend?  All undergraduate student researchers are welcome, including (but not limited to) those from McNair, SSS, LSAMP and CSTEP.    This conference is an excellent opportunity to:  • Present faculty-supervised research. • Foster conversation around shared interests. • Network with your peers and current graduate students from your field of study.   Registration • An email announcement will be sent in spring 2023 once registration is open.  • Call for presenters will be announced in March.   We can’t wait to welcome you to the conference this summer!
  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.

Syllabus Reading Night February 2

Posted by Tim on January 25, 2023 in Academics, Community Announcements, Event, Networking, Workshops

Thursday, February 2, 2023 from 6-8pm in Greiner 116 B

Come get help reading through your syllabi and planning your semester!


Aisthesis: A Publication Opportunity for Honors Students Submission Deadline March 6

Posted by Tim on January 23, 2023 in Academics, Event, Workshops

University of Minnesota Duluth’s Honors Program is currently seeking academic and creative submissions for the 2023 issue of Aisthesis, our undergraduate honors journal. As an interdisciplinary publication, we welcome academic work, including honors capstone projects, literature reviews, and research articles, from all fields of research. Creative submissions of nonfiction, fiction, poetry, and visual art (including but not limited to painting, sculpture, short film, multimedia, and photography) are also encouraged. If you are hoping to build your resume, share your work, and publish as an undergraduate, this is the perfect opportunity for you!

The submission deadline is March 6, 2023. Guidelines can be found at

Please email questions to and follow the Aisthesis Facebook page ( for updates. We look forward to reading your work in the coming months.


Spring 2023 Buffalo Film Seminars

Posted by Tim on January 20, 2023 in Community Announcements, Event, Workshops

Here is where to stream films in the Spring 2023 Buffalo Film Seminars. All are accessible on Amazon Prime. Most are also accessible on other streaming services, such as Apple TV, Google Play, YouTube, Criterion, and Vudu. Check for listings. 

Nine are available for free streaming to UB email account holders; the Swank and Kanopy links for those are in blue. Our thanks to UB Library’s Laura Taddeo for her help compiling this list. 

Schedule change: Charles Burnett’s Killer of Sheep, originally scheduled for March 28, is no longer available for streaming; we’ve substituted Lina Wertmuller’s Seven Beauties 1975.

Jan 31 1927 Sunrise F.W. Murnau

Feb 7 1931 The Public Enemy William A. Wellman – SWANK

Feb 14 1949 Late Spring Yasujiro Ozu –   KANOPY

Feb 21 1956 A Man Escaped Robert Bresson – KANOPY

Feb 28 1963 Contempt Jean-Luc Godard – 

Mar 7 1975 Nashville Robert Altman – SWANK

Mar 14 1975 Dersu Uzala Akira Kurosawa 

Mar 28 1977 Seven Beauties Lina Wermuller 

Apr 4 1985 Brazil Terry Gilliam – SWANK

Apr 11 1987 Babette’s Feast Gabriel Axel  – KANOPY

Apr 18 1993 Age of Innocence Martin Scorsese  -SWANK

Apr 25 1999 Magnolia Paul Thomas Anderson –  SWANK  

May 2 2016 Moonlight Barry Jenkins SWANK –

May 9 2011 The Tree of Life Terrence Malick –  


Calling Honors Scholars to Submit to participate in the Experiential Learning Network Celebration of Student Excellence April 26

Posted by Tim on January 20, 2023 in Academics, Community Announcements, Competitions, Event, Workshops

Attention All Honors Students!

Have you participated in a faculty-mentored research project or creative activity during the 22-23 academic year? If so, are you interested in being considered to present your project at the 19th annual Celebration of Student Academic Excellence? To have your project considered, please complete this Student Showcase Interest Form no later than February 15th.  

Please note that all schools on campus have their own unique internal selection processes. Submitting this form does not guarantee your participation in the Student Showcase. All projects will be reviewed by the school under which they are taking place. In most cases, this is the school your faculty mentor works within. The Student Showcase will take place on April 26, 2023 from 1:00-2:45 p.m. in Alumni Arena. Please contact Kev Smith, ELN Program Coordinator, at with any related questions.


Apply for the 2023 Panasci Technology Entrepreneurship Competition…a chance at up to $65,000 to grow your business

Posted by Tim on January 17, 2023 in Community Announcements, Competitions, Event, Networking, Workshops

Are you a student with an innovative idea with a concept in its early stages of development? Then, Panasci is the perfect for you. Five finalist teams give live pitch-style presentations in April, competing for startup funding and business services valued at $75,000! First Place: $25,000 seed funding plus in-kind services valued at $40,000 for a total value of $65,000 Second Place: $10,000 seed funding The Panasci Technology Entrepreneurship Competition (Panasci TEC) was created to facilitate and promote the commercialization of UB-generated technologies. The event brings together UB students from science, technology, business and other disciplines to maximize their potential and create viable businesses in Western New York. Application deadline: Sunday, March 5 by 11:59 p.m. Final Competition: Tuesday, April 25 from 6-9 p.m. RSVP to watch the competition live at

Apply for Startup Bootcamp through UB Blackstone LaunchPad

Posted by Tim on January 3, 2023 in Community Announcements, Event, Networking, Workshops

Apply for Startup Bootcamp