Vol. 3 No 25
Campus Life Weekly
Events and Announcements for the Week of March 4, 2013

Congratulations to Bookstore Naming Contest Winners!stack of money
  
There were 672 entries for the Bookstore Naming Contest! The winning names were chosen by a committee of students, faculty, and staff. Thanks for participating!
  
First Place Winner
Seven Scholars, submitted by student Kenny Barajas

Runner-up: Praxis, submitted by student Juile Solomon
Runner-up: Founder's Keepers, submittted by faculty Caroline L. Burry
  
The first place winner's entry will be the name of the bookstore and they will receive a $350 gift card to Barnes and Nobles. The two runner-ups will each receive $100 gift cards. 
Lexington Market Facebook Promotion

 

School of Social Work

 

  
This year the UMB School of Social Work launched new community building initiatives at Lexington Market. In an effort to increase outreach to the UMB campus, please like the Facebook page and complete the survey. 
  
Current UMB students who have liked the page AND completed the survey will be chosen at random to receive a gift certificate to use at any of the vendors in the Market. If you have already completed the survey and want to be entered to receive a gift certificate, make sure you 'liked' the official Lexington Market page.
  
Rally to Prevent Gun Violence
  
Marylanders To Prevent Gun Violence
Friday, March 1
Bus leaves from the School of Social Work at 9:15 a.m.
Rally starts at 10:30 a.m.
Lawyer's Mall, Annapolis, MD
  
  
Join students and advocates from across Maryland as we rally in support of common-sense proposals to reduce gun violence. Homemade signs supporting gun violence prevention are encouraged.
  
For more information visit the website or email  Robi Rawl.
 
  
International Student Employment
  
International Services
Friday, March 1
Noon - 1 p.m.
SMC Campus Center, Room 351
  
This workshop will help F and J students learn about employment benefits and how and when to apply. We'll review CPT, OPT, academic training, and on-campus employment. Students graduating this spring should attend as we'll discuss the OPT application process. 

Lunch will be provided.
  
For more information visit the website or email Betsy Lane.
Back to Work/School Breastfeeding Class

 

Wellness Hub
Monday, March 4
Noon - 1:30 p.m.
Scool of Medicine, HSF 1, Room 216
  
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 visit the website or email Hillary Edwards.
  
Support Group 
Prepare Your Taxes for Free!
  
Financial Education and Wellness
Tuesday, March 5
11 a.m. - 3 p.m.
HS/HSL Room LL05 (Ground floor)
  
  
Students and staff are welcome to prepare their income tax returns online, on-campus with free filing for those with earned income under $57,000 in 2012. IRS-certified volunteers will be on site to assist.
  
For more information visit the website or email FEWtalk@umaryland.edu
Women's History Month - Women Helping Women Succeed

 

University Events

Tuesday, March 5

Noon - 1:30 p.m.

Westminster Hall

 

>> Register here

>> Click here for a list of needed items

 

Join speakers from House of Ruth, Dress for Success, and Baltimore Outreach Services as they share how their organizations assist women, how they have been helped personally, and how we can help women succeed.

 

We will be collecting donations for these organizations. Light lunch provided. Registration is required. 

 

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Focused & Motivated Webinar 
Be Informed Series: Direct Impact of the Affordable Care Act on Your Profession 
  

SUPER, Student Development & Leadership, USGA, GNA, and SHLO

Tuesday, March 5

5:30 - 7 p.m.

SMC Campus Center, Room 311

 

A panel of expert facilitators will discuss the direct impact of the Affordable Care Act on student health insurance and on the professions of dentistry, medicine, and nursing.

 

For more information visit the website or email OSDL.
Self Esteem Boosters

 

Wellness Hub
Wednesday, March 6
12:15 - 1: 15 p.m.
SMC Campus Center, Room 311
  
  
Learn how to overcome negative thinking patterns and become more confident. Challenge the simplistic view that confidence is a trait you were either born with or without.
  
  
  
The 2nd Biennial Henrietta Lacks Symposium: 
The Dignity of Difference
 
University Events  
Thursday, March 7
8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
School of Nursing Auditorium and SMC Campus Center
  
  
The symposium will feature a keynote address by Harriet Washington, author of Medical Apartheid, an interactive panel of campus school deans and dignitaries, and an artistic presentation by Rick Guidotti of Positive Exposure.
  
 
Women's History Month Spotlight Artist: Sandhi Schimmel Gold

 

Interprofessional Student-Learning and Service Initiatives (ISLSI)

Friday, March 8

5:30 - 7 p.m.

SMC Campus Center, 2nd Floor

 

Find where art meets sustainability. Join our spotlight artist Sandhi Schimmel Gold for Women's History Month.

 

For more information visit the website or email Alexis McClellan.
Vagina Monologues 

 

Interprofessional Student-Learning and Service Initiatives (ISLSI)

Friday, March 8

7 - 8:30 p.m.

SMC Campus Center Ballrooms

 

Live in the moment as multiple women tell their story from the perspective of their vagina. All roles will be played by UMB students.

 

For more information visit the website or email Alexis McClellan.

 

   
  
Indoor Triathlon

 

UM Dental School's American Association of Women Dentists (AAWD)
Saturday, March 9
8:30 a.m. - Noon
URecFit

 

>> Register here

 

Come participate in the 3rd Annual Indoor Triathlon! All athletic levels are welcome. Proceeds will benefit Ulman Cancer Fund for Young Adults. Registration is $25 with UM ID and $30 without UM ID, which includes T-shirt, light food, and beverages.

 

For more information visit the website or email Cait Gallagher.
Saving Face Documentary Screening

 

Nurses for Global Health, Graduate Nurses Association and USGA   

Monday, March 11
Starts at 7 p.m.
Liam Flynn's Ale House, 22 W. North Ave.
  
Every year hundreds of people, mostly women, are attacked with acid in Pakistan. Saving Face follows several of these survivors, their fight for justice, and a London-based reconstructive surgeon who has returned to his homeland to help them restore their faces and their lives.

 

For more information email Tam L. Kelley
  
  
The Backyard Gardener

 

UM Go Green and Wellness Hub

Monday, March 11

Noon - 1 p.m.

SMC Campus Center, Green Room

 

 

Get ready to start your own garden with help from the University of Maryland Extension.

 

Rock the Smokeout Band Recruitment

 

Students Promoting Awareness (SPA)

Sign-up deadline: March 15 at 11:59 p.m.

 

>>Email SPA to sign-up

 

Calling all bands! Want to compete for awesome prizes while promoting smoking cessation? Sign up to perform at Rock the Smokeout, the annual student-run charity concert at Pickles Pub! Proceeds benefit the American Lung Association. 

 

For more information email SPA.

 
 
Stress Management _ Yoga 
Volunteers Needed!

 

Interprofessional Student-Learning and Service Initiatives (ISLSI) and Health Care For All

Thursday, March 14

10:30 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Lexington Market, 400 W Lexington St

 

Calling all volunteers for a service event at Lexington Market. Volunteers will talk with patrons about the Affordable Care Act and what it means for them. All volunteers are required to attend a one hour training session.

 

For more information email ISLSI.   

Medical Qigong and Its Applications in Stress Management

 

Wellness Hub

Thursday, March 14

5:30 - 7 p.m.

SMC Campus Center, Room 351

 

>> Register here

 

Qigong is part of traditional Chinese medicine that has been practiced for thousands of years. This introductory lecture will offer basic concepts of medical qigong and participants will learn the basic postures and skills in qigong practice.

 

For more information visit the website or email Hillary Edwards.

Mindful Eating and NutritionEmotional Eating  
  

Wellness Hub

Friday, March 15

Noon - 1 p.m.

SMC Campus Center, Room 311 

  
  
Join Michelle Pearce, a health psychologist, and Chris D'Adamo, a certified nutrition consultant and personal trainer, to learn how to have a healthy relationship with food. These experts will also help you make sense of all the conflicting advice about nutrition.
  
For more information visit the website or email Hillary Edwards.
Bag Lunch 
 
Project Jump Start Food Drive

 

Project Jump Start 

Every Tuesday and Friday

5:30 - 6:30 p.m. meet at SMC LL 001

6:30 - 8 p.m. at surrounding community

 

Come join with other UMB students to assemble and/or personally distribute lunches for the less fortunate members of our community. Co-sponsored by USGA.

 

For more information email Beth Zucconi
 
Tutor with ABAE

 

ABAE
Saturdays
10 a.m. - Noon
Pharmacy Hall, 2nd Floor

 

Come tutor middle school and high school students with ABAE. Breakfast will be served at 9:45 a.m.

 

For more information visit the website or email Kendrix Nguyen.
  
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