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Week of March 28, 2011 | Volume 1 Number 24

UMB Wellness Fair
Nurses in Global Fight Against AIDS
Holi - Festival of Colors
Rock the Smokeout Concert
Etiquette Dinner
Family Health Fair
Women's History Month
Students United for Policy, Education & Research
The Affordable Care Act
Comedy Show
Women on Weights
Interdisciplinary Patient Management Competition
Jazz Fusion





Paddle the Monuments in DC  

April 2, 2011

Enjoy a scenic tour of the monuments and historic sites while kayaking on the Potomac River. Cost to Students: $40

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Wellness Fair 

Wednesday, Wellness ButtonMarch 30, 2011 
SMC Campus Center
Ballrooms A & B
10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Click here to view the brochure. 


URecFit is hosting a Wellness Fair to increase health and wellness awareness by providing wellness screenings, activities, materials, demonstrations and information.

Various UMB and UMH departments as well as local and state agencies will offer informational tables, covering a wide variety of health and wellness issues.

Contact Julia Wightman at (410) 706-0288 for more information.

The Nursing Contribution in the Global Fight Against HIV/AIDS   

4th Annual Nurses for Global Health Conference

Friday, NurseMarch 25, 2011 
SMC Campus Center
8:15 am - 12:30 pm

Co-sponsored by Office of Global Health & USGA.


UMB Students: FREE with student ID. 

Non - UMB Students: $10; cash or checks only.
Breakfast & lunch will be provided for all participants  

HIV/AIDS is critical issue that affects millions internationally and also here in the U.S./Baltimore/DC area. This event showcases nurse's influence and experience working in HIV/AIDS globally, and relates it to its pertinence here at home.

Registration is Required! Email your registration info to: with the subject line 'Conference 2011 Registration'. Be sure to include your name, phone number, and whether you are a UMB student.   

Holi - The Festival of Colors  

UMB Indian Association  

Friday, HoliMarch 25, 2011 
MSTF Auditorium
6:30 pm

Sponsored by the Indian Association 

UMB Students: $3

Non-Students: $5

Please join us for an evening of fun, festivities, music, performances and
delicious Indian food. Let's get together and celebrate the coming of spring!

Please contact Indian Association volunteers for tickets or email us at

Rock the Smokeout Concert (RTSO)  

Students Promoting Awareness 

Friday, SmokingMarch 25, 2011 
Pickles Pub
8:00 - 10:30 pm

Co-Sponsored by the USGA & APhA-MRO

UMB Students: $3 (Free entrance with purchase of T-Shirt)

Non-Students: $5

Students Promoting Awareness (SPA), will be hosting a battle of the bands concert to promote awareness about smoking cessation and asthma education.  

Prizes will be raffled!  

Proceeds from the event will be donated to the American Lung Association of Maryland.    

Attention May & August Grads

Exit Counseling Sessions Going on Now

Piggy Bank


All graduating students who had Federal Student Loans while attending UMB are required to complete Exit Counseling before leaving the University. There are 15 more sessions scheduled. Upcoming sessions are Friday, March 25th at noon and 5 pm and Thursday, March 31st at noon, all three sessions are in SMC CC 349. Please bring two copies of the Borrower Information Sheet and printed confirmation of complete online Direct Loan Exit Counseling with you to the sessions.

Eat Your Way to Success 

RSVP for the Spring 2011 Etiquette Dinner

Etiquette dinner

Wednesday, April 20, 2011
SMC CC Ballroom A
6:00 - 10:00 pm

Hosted by the Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy (AMCP), American Pharmacist Association (APhA) & the Office of Student Development & Leadership


This event is FREE!


Learn proper dining etiquette while networking with UMB students, faculty and administrators. 


Business casual dress required.


For more information, contact AMCP or APhA or call 410-706-7117.

Family Health Fair    

Hosted by an Interdisciplinary Group of UMB Students 

Saturday, Family at beachMarch 26, 2011 
Robert C. Marshall Recreation Center
1201 Pennsylvania Avenue
10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Click here to view the flier. 


Come out for a Family Health Fair focusing on pre- and post-natal health, parenting, and early childhood development. The fair is being hosted by a group of UMB students who attended the Exposing Infant Mortality: High Hopes in Baby Steps winter session seminar.


For more information email or
(410) 706-1121.

Women's History Month   

University of Maryland Celebration Event 

Monday, Women's History MonthMarch 28, 2011 
SMC Campus Center
12:00 - 1:00 pm

What's the best advice you've ever received? How do you juggle kids and career? How do you combat stress? Some of our University and community "stars" answer these questions and discuss issues all women face. Join us for a lively panel discussion and Q & A.   

Contact for additional information.

Health Care Reform   

Students United For Policy, Education & Research  

Wednesday, AcademyHealthMarch 30, 2011 
School of Nursing, Room W202
4:00 - 5:00 pm
Pizza and beverages will be served.
Health Care Reform: Maryland's Implementation Effort and What it Means for UMB Professional Students.


Presented by Brooke Hisle, MSW, LGSW, Coalition Director, Maryland Citizens' Health Initiative.


For more information, e-mail:


This lecture is sponsored by Students United for Policy, Education, and Research (S.U.P.E.R.), the University of Maryland School of Nursing (UMSON) student chapter of Academy Health and the USGA.

The Affordable Care Act 

Entering a New Age of Service, Quality and Care   

Friday, Maryland EmblemApril 1, 2011 
UM School of Nursing
10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Registration is required. The lecture is free to all.

The University of Maryland School of Nursing and
the Veterans Affairs Maryland Health Care System
are pleased to invite you to the Commander Lura Jane Emery Distinguished Lecture.


Featured Speaker:
Mary K. Wakefield, PhD, RN
Administrator, Health Resources and Services Administration.

This lecture will provide an overview of how the Affordable Care Act, signed into law by President Obama last year, will shape primary care delivery in the coming years and improve the health of the nation.

For more information visit:

Laugh Out Loud Comedy Show 

Proceeds will benefit the Japan Disaster   

Saturday, Justin SchlegelApril 2, 2011 
SMC Campus Center
Ballrooms A & B
Preshow Reception: 6:00 pm
Show starts: 8:00 pm
Sponsored by the USGA

UMB students $5 in advance, $10 at the door
Non UMB students $10

Starring Justin Schlegel of 98 Rock's The Justin Schlegel Fiasco.

*Identification required for alcoholic beverages.

Food Politics 

Monday, Marion NestleApril 4, 2011 
SMC Campus Center
Ballrooms A & B
4:30 - 7:00 pm

Register Now

Marion Nestle was named Paulette Goddard Professor in the Department of Nutrition, Food Studies, and Public Health, and professor of sociology at New York University. Her degrees include a PhD in molecular biology and an MPH in public health nutrition, both from the University of California, Berkeley. In 2003, Food Politics won awards from the Association for American Publishers (outstanding title in allied health), the James Beard Foundation (literary), and World Hunger Year (Harry Chapin media).

Women on Weights  

Sign up now for our 8-week program!

Tuesdays, April 5, 2011 - May 24, 2011woman lifting weights
SMC CC, Room 415
7:00 - 8:00 am

Click here to Register Now.


Weight lifting can be a tremendous tool for your overall health, and it's not just for men. 


  $50 -  For UMB Students &
             URecFit Members
$100 - Non-Members that are
             eligible for
             Membership (fee
             includes gym usage privileges the duration of the program).

Interdisciplinary Patient Management Competition  

Wednesday, April 6, 2011Interprofessional Management Competition
Pharmacy Hall
5:00 pm

Building on last year's success, it's time for the Interdisciplinary Patient Management Competition (IPMC) - bigger and better than ever!


Teams will have a representative from each participating school - Law, Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, Physical Therapy, & Social Work - through collaboration teams will put their knowledge of their respective specialties to the test in order to create the best care plan for a (simulated) patient!


This opportunity is a great way to make new friends in different schools and start preparing for what the workforce will be like - balancing information, opinions, specialties, and personalities. 


For more information, contact info, and sign-ups, go to:

Juzz Fusion

Eubie Blake Jazz Institute and Cultural Center 

Jazz fusionFriday, April 15, 2011

847 North Howard Street

Baltimore, MD 21201

6:00 - 9:00 pm  

Sponsored by USAD & USGA


FREE to UMB Students
$  8.00 for Non-UMB Students
$12.00 for Non-Students   


The United Students of African Descent cordially invite you to our annual Jazz Fusion event!

For more information contact us via email at

or via phone at 410-706-7117.

7th Annual Wing-A-Thon

Friday, Buffalo WingsApril 15, 2011 

SMC Campus Center, Room 349 

6:00 - 8:00 pm  

Co-sponsored by USGA and Pharmacy SGA


Registration ends April 1st


Wing-A-Thon 2011 is a charity buffalo wing eating contest, in which teams of 5 students compete to eat as many wings in 30 minutes while raising money for the University of Maryland Greenbaum Cancer Center. This year, Buffalo Wild Wings will provide the delicious wings.  If interested in forming a team, email


Costs $10 for students and $16 for non-students to compete, which includes wings and an event t-shirt.  Cash prizes for winning team! Raffle prizes include autographed puck by Michal Neuvirth from the Washington Capitals, Spirit lunch cruise for two, gift cards, and more! Team's "cheerleaders" get into event for free, so students from all UMB schools are encouraged to participate or to attend the event. 

Project Jump Start    

Bag LunchEvery Tuesday and Friday
SMC Campus Center, Room LL- 001
5:30 pm

Looking for a simple way to help others? Want to try something new? Come to Project Jump Start! Help prepare bagged lunches and deliver them to homeless and otherwise needy individuals in our city. Low-pressure environment, no commitment, and highly rewarding.   

Summer Aid Forms  

Financial Aid Graduation Cap w/Cash

Students seeking Summer Financial Aid or Summer Work Study should file a request form by April 15th with our office; additionally, students wishing to Study Abroad or who need a Summer Consortium Agreement need to submit their forms by April 1st. Please note that a minimum of six credits is required to receive Financial Aid in any semester, including the summer.

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