UB’s Department of Information Science recently launched two new combined degree programs. Through the new programs, students can simultaneously earn a Bachelor of Arts in English with either a Master of Science in information and library science or a Master of Science in school librarianship.
Driven by a commitment to remove barriers for exceptional students, UB GSE will offer new funding opportunities of up to $38,000 for full-time, on-campus PhD students beginning in the 2023-24 academic year.
The American Library Association (ALA) recently granted continued accreditation status to the Master of Science in information and library science program in the Department of Information Science at the University at Buffalo’s Graduate School of Education. This accreditation status is a significant milestone for the program, reaffirming its commitment to excellence in education and preparing information professionals for the challenges of the digital age. The accreditation decision also encompasses the Master of Science in school librarianship program.
A program using bicycles as an innovative way to get kids interested in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) has received a nearly $2 million National Science Foundation grant to ensure the practice continues.
UB’s Visiting Future Faculty program returned for an encore as 35 outstanding doctoral students were on campus from Oct. 15-20 as part of an initiative to increase the number of faculty at UB from traditionally underrepresented populations in North America.
Russel Bassarath, a University at Buffalo Graduate School of Education student studying history and social studies education in the UB Teach program, has received a Fulbright Scholar Award. The Fulbright Program is regarded as one of the world’s most prestigious scholarship and international exchange programs.
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