BUFFALO, N.Y. – Hundreds of University at Buffalo students
and faculty will gather to recognize the scholarly, research and
creative achievements of students at the 1oth annual Celebration of
Student Academic Excellence.
What: The event will open with poster presentations from
more than 200 graduate and undergraduate students who will describe
the results of more than 160 varied research projects.
Student research topics range from why athletes become sports
legends to silicon nanoparticles, the reliability of capturing
sleep diary data using wrist-worn electronic devices and the effect
of resistive respiratory muscle training on breathing.
The ceremony will also feature a performance from the musical
drama “Les Miserables” by members of the UB student
cast. At noon, guests can meet the cast for a glimpse into the
theatrical creative process.
When: The event is Wednesday, April 23, from noon to 4
p.m. The best visuals will occur from noon to 2 p.m., when students
present their research and creative work.
Where: Center for the Arts, UB North Campus (building No.
2 here: http://www.buffalo.edu/buildings/maps/NorthCampus.pdf#sthash.ZI0x1wsp.dpuf).
You may not know: UB students have won several
internationally renowned scholarships and awards; they include the
Goldwater, Marshall, Truman, Udall and Rhodes scholarships; and
Fulbright and National Science Foundation Graduate Fellowships.
On-site contact: Timothy A. Tryjankowski, 716-741-1112
For a complete list of award categories, visit the Celebration of
Academic Excellence website.