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Dean of Undergraduate Education Research Conference Scholarships Spring 2014

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Dr. Andy Stott, Dean of Undergraduate Education, is pleased to announce the establishment of twelve (12) scholarships designed to allow *eligible undergraduate researchers, from across the University at Buffalo, to attend the 2014 National University at Buffalo Undergraduate Research Conference on Friday, July 25, 2014 at the Conference Center – Niagara Falls (CCNF).

Interested undergraduate students who are actively engaged in faculty-supervised research and creative activities are encouraged to apply for this funding. Students who are interested must submit:

1)    The title of their research/creative study

2)    The name and department of their faculty mentor, and

3)    An abstract no more than 100 words in length

Those chosen for this award will have their Conference registration paid, in full for Friday – July 25, 2014. On this day, each awardee will experience a professional conference that includes:

1)    Transportation to and from the CCNF

2)    Attending keynote addresses and meals

3)    Networking with other student researchers from across the country

4)    Attending a Graduate School Recruitment Fair

5)    Conducting a 15-minute presentation (Prezi or PowerPoint) of your research/creative activity, to an audience of your peers, followed by a brief 5-minute question and answer session.

Submissions are due by: June 23, 2014 and must be completed by accessing the following link:                                  http://vovici.com/wsb.dll/s/8727g55e61

Note: Please be sure to have the approval of your faculty mentor, prior to submitting your research title and abstract.

UB Alumni Library Privileges

Posted on: | by Bridget Schumacher |

Congrats to all of our recent University at Buffalo graduates!

All alumni are given library borrowing privileges provided they are current members of the UB Alumni Association.  Bring your UB Alumni membership ID to any library circulation desk to receive your Courtesy Borrower / Library Research Station Access Card, which will allow you to borrow up to 25 items and provides you with in-library access to article databases and electronic journals. UB Alumni Association members can also access JSTOR, EBSCO Academic Search Alumni Edition and Business Source Alumni Edition  databases from off-campus as part of their Members-only Benefits. Members should contact the UB Alumni Association for log-in information.

If you are not currently affiliated with the University at Buffalo, you are unable to access our databases from outside the library. However, if you are a New York State resident, you can access databases freely through the Buffalo and Erie County Public Library, the New York State Library’s NOVELNY, and the New York Public Library. For details, check out our Off-campus Access to Databases for NYS Residents page.

Dean of Undergraduate Education Research Conference Scholarships

Posted on: | by Guest Blogger |

 

CALLING ALL UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCHERS! 

Dean of Undergraduate Education

Research Conference Scholarships

Spring 2014

Dr. Andy Stott, Dean of Undergraduate Education, is pleased to announce the establishment of twelve (12) scholarships designed to allow undergraduate researchers, from across the University at Buffalo, to attend the 2014 National University at Buffalo Undergraduate Research Conference on Friday, July 25, 2014 at the Conference Center – Niagara Falls (CCNF).

Interested undergraduate students who are actively engaged in faculty-supervised research and creative activities are encouraged to apply for this funding. Students who are interested must submit:

1)    The title of their research/creative study

2)    The name and department of their faculty mentor, and

3)    An abstract no more than 100 words in length

 

Those chosen for this award will have their Conference registration paid, in full for Friday – July 25, 2014. On this day, each awardee will experience a professional conference that includes:

1)    Transportation to and from the CCNF

2)    Attending keynote addresses and meals

3)    Networking with other student researchers from across the country

4)    Attending a Graduate School Recruitment Fair

5)    Conducting a 15-minute oral presentation of your research/creative activity

 

Submissions are due by: May 15, 2014 and must be completed by accessing the following link:

http://vovici.com/wsb.dll/s/8727g55e61

Note: Please be sure to have the approval of your faculty mentor, prior to submitting your research title and abstract.

UB’s Elevator PITCH Competition – 90 sec. to deliver the perfect elevator pitch and win prizes!

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UB’s Elevator PITCH Competition – 90 sec. to deliver the perfect elevator pitch and win prizes!

Ready, set, pitch! Contest gives UB student entrepreneurs 90 seconds to deliver the perfect elevator pitch and win prizes!

Deadline to register March 31st, register to participate online:  http://www.academies.buffalo.edu/forms/pitch.php

What’s your BIG idea? Join the Academies and PITCH your idea at the Second annual UB Elevator PITCH Competition!

Watch last year’s video to see what it’s all about…http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UoXjQam0-xY