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Week of October 4, 2010 | Volume 1 Number 2

Sailing the Inner Harbor
Return Excess Loans
Feedback on Papers
Mental Health Day
Film: Water Life
First Friday Social
Need Some Balance
Wellness Coaching
Intramural Sports
UMB Housing Update
URecFit Contests
Stay in Touch
September 2010 - April 2011
October 14, 2010
Come and discover the truth behind the unlabeled, patented, genetically engineered foods filling our grocery store shelves. 
October 17, 2010
A beautiful hike during the peak of fall color season.  A must-do hike during your time at UMB.   
October 21, 2010
Fresh celebrates the farmers, thinkers, and business people who are reinventing our food system. 
October 23, 2010
The Schooner Sultana is an exact replica of a British Schooner that patrolled during the American Revolution.  Come join us on this unique sailing adventure.  
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October 5, 2010
Giving blood is a great way to help other people.  To register click on the link. 
October 7, 2010
Drop in at URecFit between 4 and 7 p.m. to get your measurements. 
October 13, 2010
Come tread in the pool for 30 minutes and win a FREE t-shirt.  No registration necessary.
Safety Classes
BLS for Health Provider
Saturday, October 2
Adult CPR and AED
Tuesday, October 12
Family/Friends CPR
Wednesday, October 13
First Aid
Tuesday, October 26
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Sailing the Inner Harbor
Student Services OfficeSaturday, October 9, 2010
Meet at Campus Center at 9:00 a.m.
Return by 5:00 p.m.
Cost is $40 per person
The Wellness Hub is teaming up with the Baltimore Downtown Sailing Club for a great day on the water just down the street from campus.   Sites include the Inner Harbor and the historic neighborhoods of Fells Point and Federal Hill, and the Fort McHenry National Monument.  After your sailing adventures, you will head to the legendary Cross Street Market in Federal Hill for ice cream.  
Returning Excess Loan Funds
student moneyStudents are highly encouraged to return excess loan funds to their lender.  If you choose to return excess funds please email your counselor with some dates and times that you are available between 9:00 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. to set up an appointment.  Students must have the funds available to return as they will need to write a check to the University on the day of the appointment.  In most cases, funds can be returned interest and fee free!
Clicking here if you are a Pharmacy, Dental, Law or Social Work student.
Clicking here if you are a Medicine, Public Health or PhD student.
Clicking here if you are a Graduate Nursing or Graduate MS student.
Clicking here if you are a DPT student.
Clicking here if you are a Undergrad Nursing, CNL or Nurse Anesthesia.
Clicking here if you are a Medical Technology or Dental Hygiene student. 
Get Feedback on Your Paper
The Writing Center, located on the 3rd Floor of the Campus Center in Student Services suite 302 is a FREE service for students. Writing center consultants are professors and professional writers, as well as experts in APA style. They can provide feedback on completed papers or papers in progress.
Currently, the Writing Center is sponsoring a contest. Win a backpack of goodies simply by becoming a Facebook Fan of the Writing Center before October 1, 2010. 
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Mental Health Day Screenings
Geoffry GreifOctober 8, 2010| 3rd Floor
10:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m | FREE!
The University of Maryland Counseling Center will be celebrating World Mental Health Day by offering students access to their choice of screening tools and the opportunity to confidentially meet with a licensed professional counselor to interpret the results and offer recommendations. 
Remember, good mental health is key to wellness and academic life blance.   
Coming Attraction: WaterLife
waterlife film posterOctober 7, 2010 | SMCCC Room 349
Register Now

A film by Kevin McMahon, WATERLIFE, follows the epic cascade of the Great Lakes to the Atlantic Ocean.  From the icy cliffs of Lake Superior to the ornate fountains of Chicago to the sewers of Windsor, this feature-length documentary tells the story of the last huge supply of fresh water on Earth.

Introduction and post-film discussion facilitated by Jane Barrett, JD, Director of the University of Maryland Environmental Law Clinic.
URecFit First Friday Social
volleyballFriday October 1, 2010
5 - 7:30 p.m. | SMCCC 4th Floor
Come join the fun on the first Friday of each month.   Meet new people! Learn to Latin dance!  Have some fun!
Free refreshments served and Wii games for everyone.
For more info call 410-706-7529.
Need Some Balance?
student readingOctober 6, 2010 | noon - 1 p.m.
SMC Campus Center Room 351
This session by Flav Lilly will help students figure out what exactly is meant by academic-life balance.  How can one reach this goal?   This workshop will address this question and explore simple, yet effective, balance strategies. 
One-to-One Wellness Coaching
rocksCoaching is a FREE service to students.
You can get connected with your own wellness coach.   Your coach can help you take the first steps in assessesing your wellness and academic-life balance.  Your coach will work with you to devleop a personal wellness plan and support your ongoing goal achievement.  
To learn more about coaching click here.
Intramural Sports Updates
volleyballSports Trivia Starts October 4, 2010  
Test your sports knowledge.  Fill out a 10-question quiz each week in October and the top cumulative scores for 4 weeks in men's and women's categories will receive an IM champion T-Shirt!
Indoor Volleyball Registration ends on October 12, 2010 at 5:00 p.m.
$25 perTeam
 To learn more click here.
UMB Housing Update
Tired of Commuting?
UMB Housing has spaces available.  We are open for tours Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m; Saturday from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. or by appointment.  Check out our website here or contact 410-706-5523 if you have questions. 
Under a new Federal law, you have the right to confidentially register with UMB Housing the name and contact information of an individual that you would like contacted within 24 hours if it is determined that you are missing from the campus and/or your whereabouts are unkown for a period of 24 hours or more.  If you live at Fayette Square or Pascault Row you can update that information here.  Please call the UMB Housing office at 410-706-5523 if you have any questions.
URecFit Incentive Contests
volleyballURecFit has several contests that are currently running.  Click below to learn more:
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