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Week of December 3, 2012 | Volume 3 Number 17         

 IN THIS ISSUE
Online Writing Consultations
Facing AIDS photo Campaign
World AIDS Day Volunteers Needed
Confidential HIV Testing and Care Services
World AIDS Day: HIV Lunch and Learn Session
World AIDS Day: Resource & Involvement Fair
World AIDS Day Week: HIV/AIDS and Mental Disabilities
World AIDS Day Human/Living Ribbon
Campus-Wide Asian Christian Group
Pilot Sign Language Course Registration - Spring 2013
25% off Fleece at UM Bookstore!!
Third Annual Symposium on Domestic Violence
Fitness Fever Interest Meeting
Puppy Love
Food for Thought : 3-D Drunk and Drugged Driving Awareness
UM Handmade and Homemade Holiday Craft Fair
Travel Workshop for International Scholars & Students
Joint Call For Auditons: "For Colored Girls" and "Vagina Monologues"
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Online Writing Consultations

Writing Center 

  

Would you like to visit the Writing Center but are rarely on campus? The Writing Center now offers web-based writing consultations.

 

For more information please visit the website.

World AIDS Day: Facing AIDS Photo Campaign
Interprofessional Student Learning and Service Initiatives (ISLSI)

Friday, Nov. 30

11 a.m. - 4 p.m

SMC Campus Center,1st Floor Floor Fireplace Lounge

 

Faculty, staff, students, and community members are encouraged to be part of a national campaign to reduce stigma and share why and how they are facing AIDS. In support of the National HIV/AIDS Strategy, there will be an interactive photo booth to carry out this awareness building activity.  

 

For more information please visit the website or email ISLSI.

World AIDS Day Volunteers Needed

Interprofessional Student Learning and Service Initiatives (ISLSI) 

Friday, Nov. 30

10 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

SMC Campus Center

   

The AIDS crisis is not over-act now by volunteering with the office of ISLSI and JAQUES initiative for World AIDS Day. Volunteers duties range from assisting with HIV testing to acting as greeters. 

 

For more information email ISLSI.

Confidential HIV Testing and Care Services
JACQUES Initiative

Friday, Nov. 30

11 a.m. - 4 p.m.

SMC Campus Center, 3rd Floor

 

Trained volunteers and staff from JACQUES Initiative will provide free HIV testing. Testing is open to UM students, faculty, staff and community members. 

 

For more information please visit the website or email ISLSI.

World AIDS Day: HIV Lunch and Learn Session

Interprofessional Student Learning and Service Initiatives (ISLSI) 

Friday, Nov. 30

Noon - 1 p.m.

SMC Campus Center, Ballroom B

 

UM students, faculty, and staff are welcome to attend this Lunch and Learn session. The role of the current and emerging professional in the National HIV/AIDS Strategy will be discussed in an interdisciplinary and interactive format. Facilitators will provide local context about the current HIV epidemic here in Baltimore.

 

For more information please visit the website or email ISLSI. 

World AIDS Day: Resource & Involvement Fair

Interprofessional Student Learning and Service Initiatives (ISLSI) 

Friday, Nov. 30

Noon - 2 p.m.

SMC Campus Center, 1st Floor Fireplace Lounge  

 

This fair will include information on HIV and AIDS, linkage to service, and ways to get involved. This will also be the site for the Facing AIDS photo campaign and registrations for the UM Living Ribbon.

 

For more information please visit the website or email ISLSI.

World AIDS Day Week: HIV/AIDS and Mental Disabilities

Interprofessional Student Learning and Service Initiatives (IS LSI) 

Friday, Nov. 30

1 - 1:50 p.m.

School of Pharmacy, N111  

 

Dr. Heather Free will be discussing working in a clinical setting with patients living with HIV/AIDS who also have mental disabilities.

  

For more information please visit the web or email ISLSI.  

World AIDS Day Human/Living Ribbon

Interprofessional Student Learning and Service Initiatives (ISLSI) 

Friday, Nov. 30

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

School of Nursing Courtyard 

        

Join us to celebrate World AIDS Day 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.

Campus-Wide Asian Christian Fellowship

Worthy Life Christian Fellowship

Friday, Nov. 30

6:30 p.m.  

Dental School, Room G305 (use upper entrance) 

     

Come join the 1st campus-wide Christian fellowship group at UM! Meet students from all the different schools at UM.

 

Free dinner provided

 

For more information please email Joon Yim.

Pilot Sign Language Course Registration -
Spring 2013

Interprofessional Student Learning and Service Initiatives (ISLSI) Registration begins Monday, Dec. 3 at 6 a.m. 

 

Starting in Jan., 30 students can participate in a 10-week long course that will teach the American Sign Language (ASL) level 1. 

Learn all about the sign language program at our website.

 

For more information please email Reina Pomeroy.

25% off Fleece!!

UM Bookstore   

Monday, Dec. 3 through Monday, Dec. 23 

 

Get 25% off fleece just in time for the holidays!! 

Under Armour is excluded.

 

For more information please visit the website or 

email Renee Lutz.

Third Annual Symposium on Domestic Violence

School of Social Work

Wednesday, Dec. 5 

8:30 - 9 a.m.- Coffee & Networking
9 a.m.- Program begins followed by lunch at noon Program ends at 1:30 p.m.
 
SMC Campus Center and School of Nursing Auditorium

 

Join us for the Annual School of Social Work's Symposium, Giving Voice to Domestic Violence: Raising Awareness of the Changing Dynamics and Response to Domestic Violence with featured speaker Leslie Morgan Steiner, author of the book Crazy Love.

 

For more information please visit the website.

Fitness Fever Interest Meeting

URecFit 

Wednesday, Dec. 5 

5 p.m.

SMC Campus Center, Room 351

 

Join us for an interest meeting for Fitness Fever,

an 8-week program intended to assist participants with weight loss and to adopt a healthier lifestyle. 

 

For more information please email Eric Barron.

Puppy Love

Wellness Hub

Friday, Dec. 7 

11 a.m. - 2 p.m.

SMC Campus Center, Room 349

 

Finals are right around the corner. Take advantage of this unique opportunity to interact with animals and reduce your stress. Maryland's BARCS will bring its furry friends to the SMC Campus Center for all to enjoy.

 

For more information please visit the website or 

email Hillary Edwards.

Food for Thought 
3-D Drunk and Drugged Driving Awareness

URecFit

Friday, Dec. 7 

11 a.m. - 2 p.m.

SMC Campus Center, URecFit, 4th Floor

 

In recognizing National 3D month participants will have the opportunity participate in activities to learn about the consequences of driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol and the importance of driving sober.

 

For more information please visit the website or 

email William "Archie" Griffin.

UM Handmade and Homemade Holiday Craft Fair

University Events

Friday, Dec. 7 

11 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

SMC Campus Center, 2nd Floor

 

Interested in arts and craft? Support your fellow UM students, staff, faculty, and friends by checking out some great holiday gifts including holiday-themed merchandise, jewelry, greeting cards, hand-painted items, gourmet sweet treats, home accessories, and more!

 

For more information please email Holly Bowman.

Travel Workshop for International Scholars & Students

Office of International Services

Friday, Dec. 7 

Noon - 1 p.m.

SMC Campus Center, Room 311

 

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 & applying for renewal of US visa stamp. Travel for H1B's will not be discussed.

 

For more information please visit the website or 

email Betsy Lane.

Joint Call For Auditions
"For Colored Girls" and "Vagina Monologues"

Interprofessional Student Learning and Service Initiatives (ISLSI)

Monday, Dec. 10 

5-7 p.m. or by an appointment

SMC Campus Center, Room 351 

 

Interested in showing off your acting skills? ISLSI is holding joint auditions for the plays "For Colored Girls who Have Considered Suicide when the Rainbow is Enuf" and the "Vagina Monologues."

 

Sign up for auditions here or email Alexis McClellan.

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