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Week of December 10, 2012 | Volume 3 Number 18         

 IN THIS ISSUE
Apply for 2013-2014 Financial Aid
New More Affordable Student Loan Repayment Plan
Federal Hill vs. Capitol Hill
Coaching Available for all Students
Puppy Love
UM Handmade and Homemade Holiday Craft Fair
Food for Thought : 3-D Drunk and Drugged Driving Awareness
Campus-Wide Christian Fellowship
25% off Fleece at UM Bookstore!!
ISPE: Safety and Effectiveness of Weight Loss Medications
Jingle Bell Jog
URecFit Holiday Closure
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Apply For 2013-2014 Financial Aid Starting Jan. 1!

Student Financial Assistance and Education
FAFSA 
 

All students who wish to receive funds through the University including financial aid, merit awards, grants, and scholarships must complete a valid FAFSA. Complete the FAFSA as soon as possible before March 1 to ensure full consideration for "gift aid" such as grants, scholarships, and work-study.

 

For more information please visit FAFSA online or email financial aid.    

New Student Loan Repayment Plan

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Pay as You Earn, a new, more affordable federal student loan repayment plan, is now available to eligible borrowers. The new plan, also known as Contingent Repayment-A Program (ICR-A), offers reduced monthly payments and provides a shorter timeframe for loan forgiveness.  

 

For more information please visit SFAE online or

email FEWtalk@umaryland.edu.

Travel Channel: Federal Hill vs. Capitol Hill

Friday, Dec. 7 

9 - 11 a.m.
Cross St. Market, 1065 S. Charles St. 

  

The Travel Channel is doing a special show in our area: Federal Hill vs. Capitol Hill!  They will be taping at Cross Street Market. The University is looking for students to come show their UM pride and maybe even be interviewed!!  

 

Don't forget to wear your favorite UM gear!!  We don't want to be outdone by Capitol Hill in DC!  

 

Need a way to get there?  Take the UM shuttle stop #17 at Charles St. and Cross St. going south or stop #11 at Light St. and Cross St. going north on the 703 route.

 

For more information please email Claire Murphy. 

Coaching Available for all Students

Wellness Hub  

  

Consider coaching through the Wellness Hub! Working with a coach enables students to achieve personal and profession growth while working on their degrees.

Goals may include changing health habits, improving communication, increasing productivity, and much more!

 

For more information please visit the website or email wellness@umaryland.edu

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.

UM Handmade and Homemade Holiday Craft Fair

University Events

Friday, Dec. 7 

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

SMC Campus Center, 2nd Floor

 

The craft fair is this Friday! 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.

Drunk and Drugged Driving Awareness Month

URecFit

Friday, Dec. 7 

11 a.m. - 2 p.m.

SMC Campus Center, URecFit, 4th Floor

 

To recognize national Drunk and Drugged Driving (3D) Awareness Month participants will have the opportunity to learn about the consequences of driving under the influence and the importance of driving sober.

 

For more information please visit the website or email William "Archie" Griffin.

Campus-Wide Christian Fellowship

Worthy Life Christian Fellowship

Friday, Dec. 7 and 14

6:30 p.m.  

Dental School, Room G305

(use entrance closer to the Pharmacy School) 

     

Come join students from all schools for a time of Bible study, fellowship, and good food! Free dinner provided

 

For more information please email Joon Yim.

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.

Safety and Effectiveness of Weight Loss Medications

International Society of Pharmacoepidemiology (ISPE) 

Tuesday, Dec. 11

Noon - 12:50 p.m.

Saratoga Office, 12th Floor Seminar room (01-330)

 

Dr. Susan dosReis will lead a discussion regarding drug safety issues for the FDA's recent decisions regarding weight loss drugs.

 

For more information please email Jane Huang.

Jingle Bell Jog

URecFit

Friday, Dec. 14 

Registration at noon; Race begins at 12:15 p.m.  

Meet in front of SMC Campus Center 

 

Join us for a holiday inspired 5k fun run/walk. Participants are welcome to wear festive attire, and are encouraged to join URecFit with "Adopt A Family".

 

For more information visit the 4th floor of URecFit or email Ifasina McKnight. 

URecFit Holiday Closures

URecFit

   

URecFit at the SMC Campus Center will be closed
Dec. 24 - Jan. 1.

 

The BioPark will be closed December 24 and 25.

The BioPark will be open December 26 - 29.

 

Please check our website for the regular hours.

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