Vol. 3 No 20
Campus Life Weekly
Events and Announcements for the Week of Jan. 28, 2013

Exciting New Dining at the 
SMC Campus Center 
CulinArt To-Go

CulinArt To-Go, on the first floor of the SMC Campus Center, brews Starbucks coffee and serves quick meals and snacks. CulinArt To-Go is open weekdays from

6:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.


CulinArt Café

The full-service CulinArt Café on the second floor of the SMC Campus Center is open weekdays 7-10 a.m. for breakfast and 11:30 a.m. - 3 p.m. for lunch. It serves up a full assortment of hot and cold meals, beverages and snacks.  


>>View today's menu here



For meetings and events, CulinArt Catering provides an extensive selection of breakfast, luncheon, refreshment, snack, and buffet options to meet the needs and budget of your group. To learn more about catering options, please contact Lindsay Winn at (410) 706-0484 or catering@umaryland.edu.

Paint UMB Purple
Campus Life Services
Friday, Feb. 1
11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
SMC Campus Center Fireplace Lounge

Join us for a Super Bowl pre-party to celebrate the Ravens and kick off the new semester. There will be free food, music, campus organization booths, and lots of Ravens spirit, so make sure to wear purple. Don't miss this opportunity to meet and mingle with other students, see more of what the campus has to offer, and get rallied up for the weekend!

For more information email Deb Levi.
Poverty Simulation


Interprofessional Student Learning & Service Initiatives (ISLSI)
Friday, Jan. 25
11:30 a.m. - 2:15 p.m.
SMC Campus Center Ballrooms


Have you every wondered what it is like to live at or below the poverty line? Experience the realities of many Baltimore residents by acting as an assigned persona within a family.
For more information email Alexis McClellan.
Volunteers Needed: CASE Supplemental Sex Education Initiative


Interprofessional Student Learning & Service Initiatives (ISLSI)


Would you like an opportunity to educate middle school students on safe sex practices? SNMA and ISLSI are implementing the CASE Supplemental Sex Education Initiative in a Baltimore City School.


For more information email ISLSI.


Volunteer Opportunity
Project Jump Start
Every Tuesday and Friday at 5:30 p.m.
SMC Campus Center, Lower Level Room 001

Come help prepare and deliver bag lunches to the hungry and homeless in our local community.

For more information email Beth Zucconi.
URecFit Hours

URecFit at the SMC Campus Center will be CLOSED Saturday, Jan. 26. 


URecFit at the BioPark will be open on Saturday from 1 - 5:45 p.m.


For more information visit the website.
Beach Bound
Friday, Feb. 1 - Friday, May 3
Log your biking, running, or rowing miles to win cool prizes!
For more information visit the website or email Anna Roskowinski.
Campus-Wide Christian Fellowship 
WorthyLife Christian Fellowship
Every Friday at 6:30 p.m.
Dental School, Room G305

Join us at the first campus-wide Christian group to meet students from other schools. 

Dinner is provided! 

For more information email Joon Yim.

NGH Spring Kick-off Event   
Nurses for Global Health (NGH) 
Monday, Jan. 28
1 - 2:30 p.m.
SMC Campus Center, Room 223
Come learn about Nurses for Global Health and our calender of Spring events. Adekemi Olowokere, a nursing professor in Nigeria, will be our guest speaker.


For more information email NGH.
Meet and Greet!
WorthyLife Christian Fellowship
Tuesday, Jan. 29
5 - 6 p.m.
SMC Campus Center, Room 351


Come meet students from all UM schools. All are invited! Snacks provided.


For more information email Joon Yim.
Be Informed Series
Student Development & Leadership & Students United for Policy Education and Research (SUPER)
Tuesday, Jan. 29
5:30 - 7 p.m.
SMC Campus Center, Room 311
Learn more about the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. This workshop will cover past and future changes and discuss the impact on health care professionals.


For more information email OSDL.
Conversation, Communication & Culture (C3)
International Services & 
The Writing Center
Wednesdays, Jan. 30 & Feb. 6
5:30 - 6:30 p.m.
SMC Campus Center, Room 351
Explore intercultural communication, discuss different approaches to topics between countries, and practice English language conversation skills. 
For more information email Amy Ramirez.
Stress Management Research Study 
Center for Integrative Medicine
Wednesdays, Feb. 27 & March 3, 13, & 27
Noon - 2:30 p.m.
East Hall, 520 W. Lombard St.

This study will teach breathing based mindfulness skills and test changes in bio-markers. 
A light lunch will be served.

For more information email Deb Tabor.

Intramural 5v5 Basketball Entry Deadline



Registration Deadline: 

Tuesday, Jan. 29 at 5 p.m.


Intramural 5v5 Basketball registration is required before Tuesday, Jan. 29 at 
5 p.m. Registration must take place on IMLeagues.com.


For more information, email IM Sports.
Intramural Indoor Volleyball Tournament Entry Deadline

Registration Deadline: 

Tuesday, Jan. 29 at 5 p.m.


Intramural Indoor Volleyball registration is required before Tuesday, Jan. 29 at 
5 p.m. Registration must take place on IMLeagues.com.


For more information, email IM Sports.

Religion, Spirituality, and Health

Wellness Hub  

Thursday, Jan. 31

Noon - 1:15 p.m.

SMC Campus Center, Room 311 


Extensive research has revealed intriguing evidence on the connections between religion, spirituality, and health. Come learn about the various ways beliefs and faith affect physical and emotional health at this lunch and learn. Our guest speaker is Michelle Pearce, Ph.D., faculty with the Center for Integrative Medicine.
For more information visit the website or 
Support Group  
New Year, New Start: Wellness Coaching Available


Wellness Hub


It's the new year, so why not get a new start? Working with a coach enables students to achieve personal and profession growth while working on their degrees. Goals may include balancing work/life commitments, changing health habits, improving communication, increasing productivity, and much more!
Understanding Self and Others Group
Counseling Center
Monday Group 4 - 5:30 p.m.
Wednesday Group 4 - 5:30 p.m.
Thursday Group 3 - 4:30 pm
Want to better understand yourself and how you relate to other people? Consider joining the Understanding Self and Others Group, open to current UM students. 


For more information email Dr. Howard.
Spring Festival Celebration

Chinese Student & Scholar Association 

Saturday, Feb. 2

5:30 - 9 p.m.

Pharmacy Hall Atrium & MSTF 2nd floor auditorium


Authentic Chinese buffet food will be served in the Pharmacy Hall Atrium. The Celebration gala will be held in MSTF, which includes a live band, dancing, and much more. Three prizes will be raffled off.

This event is co-sponsored by USGA.
For more information email Xiujuan Peng.
Back to Work/School Breastfeeding Class

Wellness Hub

Monday, Feb. 4

Noon - 1:30 p.m.

SMC Campus Center, Room 311


Learn basic information mothers need to prepare and implement successful breastfeeding at work or school. Users of the lactation centers at UM will share helpful tips. This class is open to all students, faculty, post-docs, and staff.
For more information email Hillary Edwards. 
Change Your Thoughts, Change Your Life
Wellness Hub
Thursday, Feb. 7
10 - 11 a.m.
SMC Campus Center, Room 311
Transform your life by transforming your thoughts. Learn evidence-based strategies to change habitual thinking patterns and practice these strategies during the workshop.
Combatting the Urban Food Desert
Wellness Hub and UM Go Green 
Thursday, Feb. 7
Noon - 1 p.m.
SMC Campus Center, Room 351
Join the Wellness Hub and UM Go Green in a conversation with the Center for a Liveable Future about improving food security in Baltimore. 
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and Black History Month Commemoration
University Events
Thursday, Feb. 7
Noon - 1:30 p.m.
MSTF Auditorium, 685 W. Baltimore Street
Our speaker will be Larry Gibson, LLB, UM Francis King Carey Law School Professor and author of Young Thurgood: The Making of a Supreme Court Justice
Join us after the program for a book signing with Larry Gibson. Registration is required.
For more information email University Events.
Spring Diploma Application Deadline
Office of the Registrar
Application deadline: Sunday, Feb. 10
Graduating this spring?  To file a diploma or certificate application, login to SURFS. You can find the application in the Student Records area.
For more information email Tom Day.
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