For a student, nothing is more frustrating than thinking you’re done with homework, or a project only to figure out you messed up and need to start over. After about a semester of reporting, this is exactly what happened with my article, “Isolated: International Students not Integrated.”
International students are flocking to UB to get an education, polish their English and learn about American society, yet many are leaving without ever having a first-hand experience of American habits, holidays or culture.
After the initial excitement of the election and the inauguration, it’s easy to let politics fade into the background of student life. At this point, Donald Trump is president. We can continue to protest or accept the election results.
The future of K-12 and college education in America rests in the hands of an incredibly controversial leader: Betsy DeVos DeVos was confirmed as Secretary of Education on Tuesday.
Randi Zuckerberg wanted to sing on Broadway. Little did she know that she would move on to become one of the most successful female entrepreneurs with a hand in the development of Facebook, her own production company and an author of three books. “I didn’t take engineering classes, I didn’t know how to code,” Zuckerberg said. “I wouldn’t call myself a hacker. All it took was putting myself in a culture where I wasn’t afraid to fail.” Zuckerberg spoke at the Distinguished Speaker Series Wednesday night at Alumni Arena. The businesswoman spoke about her experience with Facebook, the mobile workplace and how technology has become a staple in people’s lives to a fault.
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump used Buffalo Monday night as his last campaign stop and a chance to ignite a crowd of over 11,000 people before winning the New York Republican primary.
Co-chairs of the search committee, Robert Shibley and Diana Aga, speak at the first search committee meeting on Wednesday. About 30 faculty members attended the meeting to give their input about what they are looking for in the new dean of the College of Arts and Sciences.