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Week of October 25, 2010 | Volume 1 Number 5

Intro to Qigong
Urban Farming
Stress Primer
Food for Student Events
The End of the Line
Green Space Blitz
Group Exercise
Float and Flick
New Course for All
Incentive Contests
Stay in Touch

October 2010 - April 2011

October 26, 2010
Douglas Chay knows that students feel stress.  But what exactly is stress and how can it be managed?
November 4, 2010
Tony Foreman, co-owner of Petiit Louis, Charleston, and Pazon among other restuarants is one of Baltimore's most well-known and respected restauranteurs and wine aficiaonados.  Come and learn about his success and personal food journey.    

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Introduction to Qigong
The Wonder and Mystery of Chinese Medicine
Dr. Chen
Kevin Chen, PhD, MPH 
Thursday, October 28, 2010
Noon to 1 p.m.
SMC Campus Center Ballroom B
Free admission and light refreshments


Kevin Chen, PhD, MPH, is an associate professor in the Center for Integrative Medicine and the Department of Psychiatry at the UMB School of Medicine.   Chen is a NIH funded investigator conducting clinical studies investigating the feasibility and efficacy of Chinese energy therapy for treating osteoarthritis and addiction.   Chen is among the few scientists who have both first-hand knowledge of Qigong practice and active involvement in scientific research of Qigong in the United States.


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Urban Farming in Baltimore

urban farmTuesday, October 26, 2010 | Noon to 1 p.m.

SMC Campus Center Room 349

FREE admission and light refreshments

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Brian LeGette will speak on urban farming and the struggle for a more sustainable food system.  LeGette is the co-founder and CEO of Big City Farms, LLC, which plans to create a network of city-wide urban farming operations, beginning here in Baltimore. 


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Stress Management Primer

Dr. Dubin
Hinda Dubin, MD 

Wednesday, October 27, 2010

Noon to 1 p.m.

SMC Campus Center Room 351

FREE admission and light refreshments

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Dr. Hinda Dubin will lead this session and guide participants on how to manage and control stress during graduate and professional school.   Dr. Dubin is a Clinical Assistant Professor in the UMB School of Medicine.   She will explore how negative stressors can be managed and positive stressors can be utilized as an impetus for change and added creativity in your life.


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Need Food for a Student Event?

pizzaBest Kept Secret Revealed!

The SMC Campus Center's catering provider, Bon Appétit, has a special menu just for students and student groups.  In fact, it's so secret, you can't even find it online ( that way they can ensure that the discounted student pricing is only available to students not faculty and staff.) Bon Appétit can deliver pizzas, lasagna, wings, wraps, desserts to you in time for your next event. 


For more information send Cheryl Champion an email by clicking here


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The End of the Line
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Gaylord Clark making a delivery of fresh fish to the Woodberry Kitchen. 


Thursday, October 28, 2010

SMCCC Room 349
Film starts at 6 p.m.
FREE admission and popcorn!

Gaylord Clark of Two Oceans and the face of Baltimore's sustainable seafood initiative joins us at UMB to guide a discussion on the film The End of the Line.   The film explores the devastating effect the that over fishing is having on fish stocks and the health of our oceans.  

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Green Space Blitz

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Community garden in Baltimore
Saturday, October 30, 2010

Meet at the SMC Campus Center
10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
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Join us and Baltimore Green Space in a survey blitz of gardens around the city.   Teams of two will partner up with smartphones and cars to GPS locate all the green spaces Baltimore has to offer.  This is an excellent opportunity for civic engagement and to help preserve important green spaces in Baltimore.

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Group Excercise Sessions
group exercise

New Session Begins Next Week Monday, October 22, 2010 
To learn more click here

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Float and Flick
Sleepy Hallow
Friday, October 29, 2010
Film starts at 6 p.m.
SMC Campus Center Pool

Come float and relax in the pool while you enjoy a film that is very well suited for the Halloween season.  Popcorn and refreshments provided.
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Course Open to All Students
logo maternal child healthExposing Infant Mortality 
Saturday January 8, 2011
Sunday, January 9, 2011
From 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day

Registration Information
Social Work students should register directly.  All others students may click here to email Jessica Janowitz and she will handle your registration and answer any questions.
Course Overview
Join the Maternal and Child Health Scholars for a one-credit interdisciplinary course that is open to all students.   The course focuses on interdisciplinary understanding and collaboration featuring academic and community stakeholders and a related community service project.  The course introduces students to the disproportionate problem of infant mortality in the U.S., particularly in Baltimore.
Speakers from diverse professional backgrounds will cover pertinent areas such as root causes, interventions before birth and during the first year of life, and health disparities.  Students will also have the opportunity to build expertise in this issue through a community service project. 

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URecFit Incentive Contests
URecFit has several contests that are currently running.  Click on the links below to learn more.

Discover Maryland Contest

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