Get involved in an initiative for the afforestation of the UB North Campus.
The UB North Campus consists of a massive platform-megastructure surrounded by turf-grass, parking lots, and roads. Could UB do better? The UB Faculty Senate and Professional Staff Senate have established committees to find ways of improving our campus environment.
The committee’s objective this year is afforestation—the establishment of vital forest ecosystems on the campus. We are searching for:
Would you like to join us? Junior and senior undergraduate students are eligible with permission of the instructor.
Through ongoing consultation with the instructor, you will prepare an intellectual product in service of campus afforestation planning. Generally, you will be expected to submit successive versions of your product, leading to ever higher quality. The product may be:
If your proposed project is very much outside the instructor's area of knowledge, he may accept it upon on the condition that you and he can identify and involve an additional mentor.
|Length of commitment||About a semester (3-5 months)|
|Start time||Any time|
|Level of collaboration||Individual projects and/or group projects of 2-3 students|
|Who is eligible||Juniors and Seniors|
If you are planning to use this project to satisfy program requirements for your academic major or minor, it is your responsibility to obtain approval from your academic department prior to beginning the project.
Once you begin the digital badge series, you will have access to all the necessary activities and instructions. Your mentor has indicated they would like you to also complete the specific preparation activities below. Please reference this when you get to Step 2 of the Preparation Phase.