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Week of November 5, 2012 | Volume 3 Number 13          

 IN THIS ISSUE
American Cancer Society Lasagna Luncheon
Bookstore Champion Clothing Sale
SUPER Liaison Interest
Treasure the Chesapeake: How Can We Save Our Bay?
R.A.D. for MEN
Project Jump Start
President's Symposium and White Paper Project
Fit Series 101: Weight Training Clinic
Revision Workshop: Revising Longer Texts
Where Do We Go From Here?: "Food, Inc." Screening and Discussion
Travel Workshop for International Students and Scholars
Food for Thought: Bang for your Bucks
Mad Dogg Spinning Certification
2012 GPILS Award Ceremony
Global Forum: Overview of Global Opportunities and Experiences
Talent for PAN African Celebration
World AIDS Day Human/Living Ribbon
Student Support Group
Racquetball Instructors Wanted
CompassionKnit
Tutor with ABAE
Sport Club Program
Fall Workshops at the HS/HSL
URecFit Check-In and Win
Stay in Touch
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EVENTS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS
American Cancer Society Lasagna Luncheon 

G.M. Wilson Laboratory     

Monday, Nov. 5

11:45 a.m. - 1:15 p.m.

Biomedical Research Facility, Room 202

108 N. Greene St.

        

Help support the 2013 Relay for Life by purchasing homemade lasagna (meat or vegetarian) with caesar salad and drinks.

 

Tickets $7 in advance; $8 at the door while supplies last. Purchase tickets by emailing bzucc001@umaryland.edu

 

For more information please email Beth Zucconi.

Champion Clothing Sale

Campus Bookstore         Tee 

Monday, Nov. 5 through Sunday, Nov. 18

        

Visit the Campus Bookstore for 25% off all Champion clothing.

  

For more information please visit the website or 

email Renee Lutz.

Would you like to be a SUPER Liaison?

Students United for Policy, Education, and Research (SUPER)  

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SUPER members educate themselves and others on health care research and health policy issues. We are looking for liaisons to help SUPER maximize its reach within the Schools of Medicine, Dentistry, and Social Work.

 

If you are a student in the above-mentioned schools and are interested in serving as a liaison, contact Karen Reider.

Treasure the Chesapeake
How Can We Save Our Bay? 

UM Go Green and the Wellness Hub    

Monday, Nov. 5

Noon - 1 p.m.

SMC Campus Center, Green Room          

 

What can you do to help save the bay? The Chesapeake Bay Foundation is coming to talk about pollution and restoration.

 

For more information please visit the website or email Tracy Gnadinger.

R.A.D. for MEN

URecFit      

Monday, Nov. 5

5:30 - 7:30 p.m.

HS/HSL, Room LL02 

 

>> Register for R.A.D.

 

R.A.D. For Men is a self defense program designed to provide responsible information and tactical options of self defense for men who find themselves in confrontational situations. It is a violence prevention and self defense program.  

 

For more information please visit the website or

email William "Archie" Griffin.

Project Jump Start Information Meeting

Project Jump Start          

Monday, Nov. 5    

5:30 - 7:30 p.m.      

SMC Campus Center, Room 203 

  

Find out more about Project Jump Start, who we are and what we do. Learn how YOU can get involved! 

   

For more information please email Beth Zucconi.

President's Symposium and White Paper Project

Interprofessional Student Learning & Service Initiatives (ISLSI)      

Tuesday, Nov. 6

5 - 8 p.m.

SMC Campus Center, Ballroom B  

 

Join Ray Williams as he examines the role of leaders in creating an organizational culture that exemplifies Civility. Ray Williams is a highly sought-after leadership coach and president and founder of his own leadership training company. Williams has published articles on civility and effective leadership in numerous outlets including Salon and Psychology Today. He is also author of the book, The Leadership Edge.

 

A reception will follow the talk. 

 

For more information please visit the website or email ISLSI.

Fit Series 101: Weight Training Clinic

URecFit              

Wednesday, Nov. 7

1 p.m.

URecFit, Strenght and Conditioning Room (Pratt Gym)  

 

Join us for this education based session geared toward teaching the proper mechanics for deadlift, squat, and bench press. No registration needed. 

 

For more information please visit the website or email URecFit.

Revision Workshop: Revising Longer Texts

Writing Center        Dissertation  

Wednesday, Nov. 7

5 - 6 p.m.

SMC Campus Center, Room 353  

 

This hands-on workshop will provide revision strategies for longer texts in addition to suggestions for improvement at the sentence level. We will look at common problems like the overuse of weak verbs, passive voice, and nominalizations as well as offer specific tips to strengthen clarity, organization, and flow.

 

Please bring a hard copy of your own work.

 

For more information please visit the website or email Clancy Clawson.

Where Do We Go From Here?
"Food, Inc." Screening and Discussion

UM Go Green and the Wellness Hub         

Thursday, Nov. 8

5:30 - 7:30 p.m.

SMC Campus Center, Room 351  

 

Want to learn about the American food industry? Come out for a screening of "Food, Inc.", a documentary that "reveals surprising and often shocking truths" about where our food comes from and how it's produced. Panel discussion to follow. 

 

For more information please visit the website or

email Tracy Gnadinger.

Travel Workshop for International 
Students and Scholars

Office of International Services            

Friday, Nov. 9

Noon - 1 p.m.

SMC Campus Center, Room 351  

 

This workshop will inform international students and scholars of the requirements for traveling outside of and returning to the U.S. in valid F or J status. We'll review the process for re-entry to the US and applying for renewal of US visa stamp. Travel for H1B's will not be discussed during this event. 

 

For more information please visit the website or email Betsy Lane.

Food for Thought: Bang for your Bucks

URecFit               

Friday, Nov. 9

12:15 - 1 p.m.

SMC Campus Center, Room 353  

 

This program will discuss how to best utilize your time at the gym. Learn about ways to get more results from your cardio and weight training routine in less time!

 

Light refreshments and snacks will be provided.

 

For more information please visit the website or email Eric Barron.

Mad Dogg Spinning Certification

URecFit   

Saturday, Nov. 10

8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

SMC Campus Center, Room 504 (Spin Room) and Room 351 (Lecture)        

 

This comprehensive workshop will give you the tools needed to become a Certified Spinning Instructor.

 

For registration infomation and student discount code email fitness@umaryland.edu

 

For more information please email Eric Barron.

2012 GPILS Award Ceremony 

UM Graduate Program in Life Sciences   

Tuesday, Nov. 13

4 - 7 p.m.

HSF II Auditorium and lobby

       

Join us as we recognize this year's winners of the various GPILS Awards.

 

Light fare and refreshments will be served in the HSF II lobby area immediately following the ceremony.

 

Please assist us with our planning by taking a moment to respond here. 

 

For more information please visit the website or email Danielle Fitzpatrick. 

Overview of Global Opportunities and Experiences

Student Center for Global Education 

Thursday, Nov. 15

Noon - 1 p.m.

SMC Campus Center, Room 349  

 

>> RSVP for event      

 

Are you interested in participating in global research or doing an internship/externship abroad? Representatives from the Student Center for Global Education and the professional schools will present information and provide a guide toward making a global experience possible.

 

A light lunch will be provided.

 

For more information please email Bonnie Bissonette.

Talent for PAN African Celebration

United Students of African Descent

Thursday, Nov. 15

Event starts at 6 p.m.

SMC Campus Center, Ballrooms A & B        

 

United Students of African Descent needs talent for their annual PAN-African Celebration. The event is a celebration of the different African cultures. This event is co-sponsored by USGA.

 

If you can sing, dance, or have a special talent and would like to showcase it email Suzanne Grey.

World AIDS Day Human/Living Ribbon

Interprofessional Service-Learning and Student Initiatives (ISLSI) 

Friday, Nov. 30

Ribbon formation: 12:45 p.m. and Picture: 1 pm

School of Nursing Courtyard 

        

On Friday, November 30th we will be celebrating World AIDS Day. Join us in the School of Nursing Courtyard as we form a living ribbon. Disposable red ponchos will be provided for portrait taking.

 

To express interest in this event, or for more information email ISLSI.

Student Support Group

Student Counseling Center

Mondays, now -  Dec. 3, 2012  

5:15 - 6:45 p.m.

 

Want to better understand yourself and how you relate to other people? Join the Understanding Self and Others Group! The Student Counseling Center offers a confidential group led by a psychologist. It's an opportunity to give and receive help with other students going through similar problems. 

 

For more information or event location please email Jenna Silverman 

or call 410-328-8404.

Racquetball Instructors Wanted

URecFit

   

Are you a racquetball enthusiast or know someone who is? URecFit is looking for racquetball instructors to teach beginner clinics. Applicants do not need to be University employees or students. Clinic times are flexible.  

 

For more information please email Anna Roskowinski. 

CompassionKnit

CompassionKnit

KnittingMondays

5 p.m.

SMC Campus Center, 1st Floor Fireplace Lounge 

 

Compassion Knit is a student-led organization which strives to meet some of the basic material needs of the local community by donating homemade projects to those in need. You do not need to know how to knit,crochet, or have materials to participate in the group.

 

For more information please email Lesa Holleman.

ABAE Tutoring

ABAE

Saturdays  

10 a.m. - Noon  

Pharmacy Hall, 2nd Floor

 

Come tutor high school and middle school students on Saturday mornings with ABAE!

 

Breakfast will be provided at 9:45 a.m.

 

For more information please email Kendrix Nguyen or visit the website.

Sport Club Program

URecFit         

 

URecFit has started a Sport Club program open to all students and URecFit members. Start a club to practice with your friends, and even compete with area schools. Clubs are open to anyone!  

 

For more information please visit the website or email Anna Roskowinski.

Free Fall Workshops at the HS/HSL

Health Sciences and Human Services Library (HS/HSL)

Tuesdays and Wednesdays

  

Click here for the Fall 2012 Workshop Schedule

 

The HS/HSL will be offering a variety of free workshops throughout the fall semester. Topics covered include citation management system RefWorks, Grant Proposal Writing, and database searching classes including CINAHL and PubMed. 

 

Workshops are free of charge to UM faculty, staff and students; UMMC staff; and HS/HSL Corporate Members.

 

For more information please email Ryan Harris.

URecFit Check-In and Win

URecFit      GWE Fitness  

Continuous- every month

SMC Campus Center, URecFit

 

Each time you come to workout at URecFit, fill out a ticket for a chance to win various prizes.  

 

For more information please email Meghan Bruce-Bojo.

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