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Apr
4
Tue
Getting to Know South America – A Foreign Language Lecture & Study Abroad Fair @ Discovery Pavilion, Wahlstrom Library
Apr 4 @ 12:20 pm – 1:20 pm

Join us for a lecture in Spanish by UB’s own Miguel Arroyo and Brandon LaFavor. The presentation will introduce you to South America’s geography, demographics, economics and culture. There will be headphones available so students may listen to the English translation as Miguel and Brandon give their presentation in Spanish. We will also have a special guest, Ilene Tillman from Academic Programs International (API) to talk about study opportunities in South America.

Sponsored by the Education Abroad Resource Center, Academic Programs International (API), and the College of Public and International Affairs

Apr
5
Wed
Pi Sigma Alpha Colloquium: The Role of Media in Conflict Resolution @ Tower Room, Arnold Bernhard Arts and Humanities Center
Apr 5 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

For the 11th consecutive year, a student-written proposal for a Chapter Activity Grant has been awarded to UB by Pi Sigma Alpha honor society. The grant of $1,200 will be used to fund “The Role of Media in Conflict Resolution,” a colloquium to be hosted at the University of Bridgeport. Three experts, including a guest from the United Nations, will participate. The grant is a highly competitive – 117 chapters applied for the grant this year. Only the top ten percent of undergraduate juniors, seniors, and graduate students are invited to join Pi Sigma Alpha, an honor society for students of political science. Please join them for a remarkable and engaging discussion of current global conflicts and the role of media in seeking resolution.

Sponsored by College of Public and International Affairs and the Pi Sigma Alpha honor society.

Apr
12
Wed
The Post-Arbitration South China Sea Disputes @ Discovery Pavilion, Wahlstrom Library
Apr 12 @ 12:20 pm – 1:20 pm

The Post-Arbitration South China Sea Disputes

CPIA Roundtable with Prof. Nancy Wei

In July 2016, the Permanent Court of Arbitration nullified China’s South China Sea claims, but the dispute is far from being over.

Beijing and Taipei both rejected the ruling, and Philippine’s new President Duterte has shocked many by agreeing to shelve the dispute with Beijing.

How do the new developments affect Washington’s South China Sea strategy?

Contact Susan Katz at skatz@bridgeport.edu or (203) 583-0509 for more information.

Apr
22
Sat
Undergraduate Spring Open House @ Arnold Bernhard Arts & Humanities Center
Apr 22 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

This event is a wonderful opportunity to become acquainted with UB’s campus, students, faculty and staff. We hope you will join us!

Activities will include:

  • Continental Breakfast Reception
  • Admissions Presentation
  • Campus Tour
  • Faculty “Meet and Greet”
  • Chat with current UB students
  • Residence Hall Tour
  • Financial Aid Presentation
Apr
25
Tue
University Senate Meeting @ Carlson Hall, Room 153
Apr 25 @ 12:20 pm – 1:20 pm
Jun
15
Thu
Summer Scholars Symposium @ Littlefield Recital Hall
Jun 15 @ 3:00 pm – 5:30 pm

Come celebrate UB’s new month-long Summer Scholars program!

Summer Scholars and their faculty mentors will showcase their research and celebrate scholarship at the undergraduate level. UB alumnus Adam Pèrez, Ph.D. (’10) will join the Symposium as keynote speaker.

Keynote Speaker: Adam Pérez, Ph.D.

Dr. Pérez obtained his B.Sc. in Biology, with a minor in Chemistry, from the University of Bridgeport in 2010 and then went on to obtain his Ph. D. in Biochemistry, Microbiology and Molecular Biology at The Pennsylvania State University. Dr. Pérez is passionate about science outreach and communication and has participated in numerous programs, including the ConnCAP Pre-Engineering program and the NSF GK-12 fellowship. Currently, he is a postdoctoral researcher at the University of Louisville working in the Dr. John P. Wise Laboratory of Genetic and Environmental Toxicology. In January 2018, he will be starting a Marie Skłodowska-Curie Fellowship at the startup company Photanol B. V. and the Universiteit van Amsterdam.

What is the Summer Scholars Program?

The Summer Scholars Program was launched this year with a team of faculty who are committed to enculturate interested students into the research experience within their discipline of interest. In addition, these Summer Scholars are attending weekly workshops by UB faculty, staff, and community partners, participating in journal clubs to enhance critical thinking and analytic skills, attending Research in Progress (RIP) meetings led by UB biomedical and biobehavioral faculty, and participating in an academic and professional development series on planning a research career, graduate school admissions, and other topics of interest.

Participants include:

School of Arts and Sciences
Acupuncture Institute
College of Public and International Affairs

Amanda Petrus, Ph.D.
David Oberleitner, Ph.D.
Liane Leedom, M.D.
Allen Iza
Saul Almazan
Stacy Ishack
Stantigie Mansaray
Sylvester Ofori-Amanfo
Hakeem Adams

Stephen Jackowicz, M.Ac.,L.Ac.,Ph.D.
Jennifer Brett, ND.,L.Ac.
Wendy Garcia, Ed.D.
Brandy Beans
Peter Tournas

Robert Riggs, Ph.D.
Jonathan Stupple

Aug
23
Wed
New Undergraduate Meetings @ Locations Vary
Aug 23 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

Join us as each college/school meets with new undergraduate students. Locations vary as follows:

  • Arts & Sciences – Mertens Theater
  • Trefz School of Business – Mandeville, Room 104
  • College of Public and International Affairs – Carlson, Room 252/253
  • Engineering – Dana, Room 123
  • Fones School of Dental Hygiene – Health Sciences, Room 404
  • School of Nursing – Chiropractic College, Room 100
  • SASD – ABC Art Gallery
Sep
21
Thu
Graduate Information Session @ Wahlstrom Library
Sep 21 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Students interested in graduate programs at the University of Bridgeport are welcome to join us for information regarding the application process and program details.

The graduate programs represented will include those in:

  • Business
  • Engineering
  • Design Management
  • Counseling
  • Public and International Affairs

To register, click on the date and time below that works best for you:

Sep
27
Wed
Sammis Lecture Series – North Korea: State, Society and Geopolitics @ Arnold Bernhard Arts and Humanities Center, Mr. and Mrs. Henry B. DuPont III Tower Room
Sep 27 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

The University of Bridgeport’s Sammis Lecture Series presents:

North Korea: State, Society and Geopolitics

  • Reception – 5:30 p.m.
  • Presentations and Discussions – 6-7:30 p.m.

MC:

  • Ricardo Flores, IPED Senior, College of Public and International Affairs

Panelists:

  • Dr. Steve Jackowic, “Formation and Structure of the North Korean State”
    Assistant Clinical Professor, Acupuncture Institute
  • Dr. Chunjuan Nancy Wei, “Why China Does Not Support Its Ally North Korea?”
    Associate Professor of East Asian and Pacific Rim Studies
  • Dr. Linda Hasunuma, “Cooperation and Conflict among the U.S., Japan, and South Korea”
    Assistant Visiting Professor of Political Science
  • Dr. Thomas Ward, “Onsite in Pyongyang: Looking Back 25 Years”
    Dean, College of Public and International Affairs

Discussants:

  • Dr. Kim Setton, Associate Professor of East Asian Studies
  • Y.B. Kim, Director of the Martial Arts Studies Institute
Oct
12
Thu
Graduate Information Session @ Wahlstrom Library
Oct 12 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Students interested in graduate programs at the University of Bridgeport are welcome to join us for information regarding the application process and program details.

The graduate programs represented will include those in:

  • Business
  • Engineering
  • Design Management
  • Counseling
  • Public and International Affairs

To register, click on the date and time below that works best for you: