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Virtual Ongoing Events & Activities

International Spotify Playlist

Music is an essential part of our cultures and lives. Take a listen or add your own favorite songs to our Spotify playlist called “UB GloBULL Beats”. Anyone with a Spotify account can contribute to it! 

GloBULL Gallery: Photo Exhibition

Study Abroad Programs presents their annuall GloBULL Gallery: Photo Exhibition through their Facebook page. UB students who studied abroad (outside the US) have submitted photos and testimonials to share their meaningful study abroad experiences with you.

Voting Period: Monday, 11/9 – Friday, 11/20 at 8AM EST via Google Form

Facebook Photo Gallery

You are invited to view our annual GloBULL Gallery: Photo Exhibition via UB Study Abroad Programs’ Facebook page! UB students who studied abroad (outside the US) have submitted photos and testimonials to share their meaningful study abroad experiences with you.

Virtual attendees (students, faculty, staff, campus partners, etc.) of the GloBULL Gallery: Photo Exhibition will be able to vote for their favorite photo via the Google Form linked above. Voting will be open throughout IEW until Friday, 11/20 at 8AM EST. Prizes will be awarded to the People’s Choice winners!

GloBULL Gallery: Photo Exhibition Nov. 9 - Nov. 20.

Tuesday, November 10

Virtual - Registration Required

UBCI is partnering with World Trade Center Buffalo Niagara to present China Town Hall to the Buffalo community. This program, organized nationally by the National Committee on U.S.-China Relations, connects leading China experts with Americans around the country for a conversation on U.S.-China relations. In 2020, the program will feature a series of local and national online events over multiple days. All events are free and open to the public.

Featuring comments from Dr. John Wood, Interim Vice Provost, International Education, University at Buffalo, who will speak on the impact of Covid on International Students at UB, join us in a roundtable discussion moderated by WTCBN president Craig Turner, where area companies can discuss their experiences with doing business in China since the onslaught of the Covid pandemic.

ISS Workshop: Curricular Practical Training

F-1 students who are interested in working off campus to fulfill internship requirements in their major field of study should attend this workshop to learn about Curricular Practical Training (CPT) eligibility requirements and the CPT application process.  Registration is required to receive information about joining the workshop.

Virtual - Registration Required

UBCI is partnering with World Trade Center Buffalo Niagara to present China Town Hall to the Buffalo community. This program, organized nationally by the National Committee on U.S.-China Relations, connects leading China experts with Americans around the country for a conversation on U.S.-China relations. In 2020, the program will feature a series of local and national online events over multiple days. All events are free and open to the public.

National Webcast with Ray Dalio, Investor, Philanthropist, and New York Times bestselling author

Wednesday, November 11

International Speed Friending

7:00 - 8:00pm

girl with heart hands.

Ready to meet some new people from the comfort of your home? Connect with others, practice conversation skills, and learn new insights about UB from both domestic and international students in this fun and interactive event!

Thursday, November 12

3:30 - 4:30pm

Do you want to make friends with U.S. and international students? Do you enjoy diversity and value cross-cultural friendships? International Tea Time is a virtual, drop-in event that brings together U.S. and international students for conversation, friendship, and fun. No registration necessary, just come when you can!

Friday, November 13

Thinking about participating in a future study abroad program? Don't know where to start? Join our Study Abroad Information Session on Zoom to learn more. Study Abroad Programs Staff will present on 80+ UB programs, hundreds of SUNY programs, and information on financial aid and available scholarships—focusing on 2021 programs and beyond! There will also be time for Q&A to answer any questions you may have.

7:00 - 8:00pm

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Meeting ID: 914 9658 0445

Passcode: 812443

 

presenter by Mei Han, PhD, Director of the Center for Chinese Music and Culture, Middle Tennessee State University

In this lecture/demo, Professor Han will introduce Chinese instruments in the collection of the Center for Chinese Music and Culture and highlight their historical and cultural significance through stories and live performance. Part of the University at Buffalo’s celebration of International Education Week 2020.

More information and Zoom link

Tuesday, November 17

Post-OPT Employment: H-1B and Other Visa Options

12:00 - 1:00pm

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Virtual - Registration Required

What options are available to allow you to live and work in the U.S. after completion of OPT? How do you decide which works for you? Come learn about non-immigrant and immigrant visa options. Registration is required to recieve information about joining the workshop.

Virtual - Registration Required

UBCI is partnering with World Trade Center Buffalo Niagara to present China Town Hall to the Buffalo community. This program, organized nationally by the National Committee on U.S.-China Relations, connects leading China experts with Americans around the country for a conversation on U.S.-China relations. In 2020, the program will feature a series of local and national online events over multiple days. All events are free and open to the public.

National webcast with Amy Celico (Albright Stonebridge Group), Huang Yiping (Peking University), Andy Rothman (Matthews Asia)

Wednesday, November 18

Italy: Lorenzo de’ Medici Information Session

This virtual information session will cover the Lorenzo de’ Medici (LdM) virtual program as well as future opportunities to study abroad on-site in Florence & Tuscania, Italy. Students will have the opportunity to ask questions directly to our LdM colleagues

Easy Breezy Caribbean Cooking - Live Cooking Demo

5:00 - 6:00pm

Learn about Caribbean cultures and how to cook three simple dishes with the Caribbean Student Association (CSA). The dishes include corn beef, fried dumpling, and plantains, which are very common throughout the Caribbean. This event celebrates how Caribbean people unite through food.

 

Thursday, November 19

12:30 - 1:30pm

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Meeting ID: 910 5620 2041

Passcode: 182687

 

Presented by Erin Markle, Founder and President, Gold Summit Martial Arts Institute, Buffalo as Part of the Great Lakes Chinese Consortium Lunchtime Lecture Series

Virtual - Registration Required

UBCI is partnering with World Trade Center Buffalo Niagara to present China Town Hall to the Buffalo community. This program, organized nationally by the National Committee on U.S.-China Relations, connects leading China experts with Americans around the country for a conversation on U.S.-China relations. In 2020, the program will feature a series of local and national online events over multiple days. All events are free and open to the public.

With presentation by Jessie Poon, PhD, Professor of Geography, University at Buffalo.

3:30pm - 4:30pm

Do you want to make friends with U.S. and international students? Do you enjoy diversity and value cross-cultural friendships? International Tea Time is a virtual, drop-in event that brings together U.S. and international students for conversation, friendship, and fun. No registration necessary, just come when you can!

Friday, November 20

Your Passport to Employment - Tips and Strategies from International UB Management Alumni

2:00 - 3:00pm

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Meeting ID: 988 6482 6122

Passcode: 123456

Navigating the job search and office culture is challenging for all students especially international students new to the American system. But your School of Management alumni are here to help! 

International UB alumni from the School of Management will discuss how to conduct a successful job search, how to adapt to an American workplace, what surprised them about their current work environment, and more. The panel will host alumni from MIS. MSF, MBA, and undergraduate School of Management programs.

4:00 - 5:30pm

Virtual - Registration Required

Test your knowledge of China in the following competition categories: Literature, History, Contemporary music, Film and television, Where in China? and Food. This competition will be for individual participants, not teams.

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