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Annual DEAL Expo to showcase undergraduate accomplishments

Release date
Feb-28-2014

Contact
Matthew Biddle
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mrbiddle@buffalo.edu

BUFFALO, N.Y. -- Undergraduate students in the University at Buffalo School of Management will present their best research, class projects, internship experiences and creative activities at the second annual DEAL (Display of Efforts, Aptitudes and Leadership) Expo from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on March 29 in the Alfiero Center.

Held in conjunction with the university’s spring open house for accepted students, the DEAL Expo is a student-run poster competition.

“School of Management students are already doing such amazing work,” says Daniel Ovadia ’14, a student on the organizing committee. “By displaying the posters at open house, these projects can have a wider impact and students can learn from each other’s experiences.”

A panel of faculty, alumni and business professionals will evaluate the presenters and award a $1,000 prize for the best poster, as well as $500 and $250 for second and third place, respectively. In addition, prospective students in attendance will be invited to vote for a special Open House Choice award that comes with a $250 prize.

The top ten posters will be featured at the university-wide Celebration of Academic Excellence, held April 23 at the UB Center for the Arts.

The UB School of Management has provided funding for the prizes, posters and all additional expenses. Open to the public, the event will also feature refreshments and free giveaways.

The UB School of Management is recognized for its emphasis on real-world learning, community and economic impact, and the global perspective of its faculty, students and alumni. The school also has been ranked by Bloomberg Businessweek, the Financial Times, Forbes and U.S. News & World Report for the quality of its programs and the return on investment it provides its graduates. For more information about the UB School of Management, visit mgt.buffalo.edu.

The University at Buffalo is a premier research-intensive public university, a flagship institution in the State University of New York system and its largest and most comprehensive campus. UB’s more than 28,000 students pursue their academic interests through more than 300 undergraduate, graduate and professional degree programs. Founded in 1846, the University at Buffalo is a member of the Association of American Universities.