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Week of December 13, 2010| Volume 1 Number 12

Book Drive
Late Night Study
Bon Appétit
International Services
Stay in Touch
December 2010 - April 2011

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Baltimore Albert Schweitzer Fellowship Opportunity
Albert Schweitzer 

Fellowship Opportunity for graduate/professional students in the health and human services fields
Applications must be submitted online by February 13, 2011
Interested in Making A Difference?
  • Design and implement an innovative 200 hour service project to address an underserved community's needs with guidance of mentors
  • Receive $2,000 stipend per project for your 1 year commitment
  • Participate in monthly meetings with network of interdisciplinary and like-minded Schweitzer Fellows who are making a difference in the lives of people
  • Develop leadership skills

For more information, call 410-706-0611 or email:


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Penetrating the Secrets of Nature
Brownbag Lecture Series
Tuesday, December 14, 2010
HS/HSL Library
5th Floor, Gladhill Boardroom
12:00 - 1:00 pm
From Frankenstein to Face Transplants
Stephen Bartlett, MD
Professor and Chair, Department of Surgery, University of Maryland School of Medicine and the University of Maryland Medical Center
Snacks provided.

For more information on the travelling exhibit, Frankenstein, Penetrating the Secrets of Nature, created by the National Library of Medicine and the American Library Association, please visit the Library's Weise Gallery website, or call the Reference Desk at 410-706-7996.

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Book Drive
 children reading
Book Drive for Washington Elementary

Now until the end of semester

Mon. - Thurs. 8:30 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Friday 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Drop books at University Bookstore 222 N. Pine Street



The UMB Book store is sponsoring a book drive to benefit George Washington Elementary School, one of our public school community partners supported by the UMB Outreach Council.  

When you visit the Bookstore and donate a book, you will receive 10% off one emblematic item at the time of the donation.  Age appropriate children's books are most desirable and you can even purchase children's books at the Bookstore for donation.

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Late Night Study: Fall 2010
Open 'til 2:00 a.m.!

November 29 - December 21, 2010
SMC Campus Center Studying for Finals
Library Hours
601 W. Lombard St.
Mon - Thur 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m. 
Fri 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Sat 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Sun 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
SMC Campus Center Hours
621 W. Lombard St.
Mon - Thur 6:00 a.m. - 2:00a.m.
Fri 6:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Sat 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Sun 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.

The Caravan will depart the SMC Campus Center every 30 minutes from mdnight - 2:00a.m.; and the Campus Police Escort Service will operate until 2:30a.m.

SMC Campus Center entrance after 10:30p.m. is limited to: UMB faculty, staff and students with a UMB OneCard.

HS/HSL entrance after 8:00p.m. is limited to: UMB faculty, staff and students, UMB corporate and borrowing members, UMMC, UPI and VA staff; USMAI faculty, staff and students, JHMI faculty and students. Valid ID required.

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Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction  First Class January 25, 2011

Mindfulness Stress Reduction
Tuesday, January 25
SMC Campus Center
Room 349

5:30 - 7:00 p.m.


Register Now or send Hillary Edwards an email if you have any questions:

Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) classes are once again available to all UMB students. This program helps you enhance your overall health and quality of life through simple and effective stress reduction techniques taught by professional instructors, Deborah Rejent, DSW, MSSW, MA, and Catherine Kelleher, RN, MS, MPH, ScD. Learn how to use mindfulness techniques like meditation, body scans, mindful eating, and gentle yoga to manage the stresses of everyday life. Enrollment is limited and there is a $50 materials fee.

Class dates: 1/25, 2/01, 2/08, 2/15, 2/22, 03/01, 03/08 (make up in case of snow). Retreat: 03/05.

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Bon Appétit Hours
Fresh Baked Bread
Winter Closing

The Bon Appétit Café will be closed from Monday, 12/20 - Monday, 01/24 for the holiday break. During that time, the Bon Appétit To Go Café will close at 3pm. There is no service at all when the Campus Center is closed: December 23 - January 2.

For more information visit the Bon Appétit Café  website.

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Office of International Services
World Map
Winter Closing
The Office of International Services will be closed from Thursday, 12/23 - 01/03 for the holiday break. If you are planning to travel, please be sure to make an appointment before 12 PM on Wed 12/22 to have your 1-20/DS 2019 signed.

For more information visit the OIS website.

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