Special Interest Clubs

These clubs allow groups of students who share common interests to carry out activities as organized bodies for educational or recreational purposes.

List of Special Interest Club Officers (Updated 10/31/2017)

List of Special Interest Clubs

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Cognitive Science Graduate Student Association Cognitive science is a broad field that includes research from a variety of different disciplines: psychology, linguistics, philosophy, computer science, anthropology and neuroscience. The purpose of the Cognitive Science GSA is to provide a space for students across various disciplines who are interested in cognitive science to meet and exchange ideas. This includes discussing articles, hosting interdepartmental, cognitive science social events, screening cognitive science-related films and presenting one another’s research.
Computational Science Club
Graduate Poetics Group The Graduate Poetics Group (GPG) is a student organization whose purpose is to support Poetics activities, poetry scholarship, and literary arts related to activities at the University at Buffalo. It was founded in 2007 and is hosted in the English Department. It is open to all graduate students at UB, including MA candidates, and currently has students from many departments including Comparative Literature, English, Media Study, Philosophy, and others.
Medical Scientist Training Program (MSTP)  The MSTP GSA Club serves to increase the camaraderie, network and career resources of current and aspiring physician scientists, and to provide opportunities for outreach and communication with physician scientists who are active in research and clinical responsibilities.
UB Earthquake Engineering Research Institute (UB-EERI)
The UB-EERI Student Chapter is devoted to the expansion and dissemination of knowledge related to earthquakes as well as the improvement of earthquake-resistant design, and the implementation of seismic hazard mitigation procedures. This organization deals not only with technical aspects of structural design, but also with socio-economic issues of earthquakes such as preparedness, response, search and rescue procedures, and recovery measures in order to minimize loss of lives and property.

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