Vol. 3 No 28
Campus Life Weekly
Events and Announcements for the Week of March 25, 2013

Wellness Fair     

 

URecFit and Human Resource Services

Wednesday, March 27

10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

SMC Campus Center, 1st and 2nd floors 

 

Faculty, staff, and students are invited to engage in health and wellness activities, and learn life balance strategies for healthier lifestyle choices. 

 

Event features information tables, free screenings, giveaways, free seated massages, cooking demonstrations and samples, mini workshops, exercise demonstrations, raffle drawings and games.

  

For more information visit the website or email Julia Wightman.   

I Heart UMB Day Dunk Tank Nomination    

 

Campus Life Services

 

Looking to submerge your stress? Who would you like to see dunked in a Dunk Tank at "I heart UMB Day"?

 

>> Nominate your choice here

 

Nominate your fellow students, your favorite staff and faculty members and maybe even your dean! Cast your vote for those you'd like to see submerged on Friday, April 26. This may just be the ultimate stress buster!

 

For more information email Reina Pomeroy.

Children's Hospital Drive 

 

UM Staff Senate and UM Children's Hospital

Now - Monday, March 25 

Collection boxes are located throughout the campus.

 

Hospitalization for a child can be a stressful experience. To bring a smile to their faces and lift their spirits, the UM Staff Senate is organizing a drive to collect items (books, toys, craft supplies, toiletries, etc) for the UM Children's Hospital. We will be filling and distributing approximately 60 gift bags prior to Easter 2013, bags that have been personally decorated by 3rd graders from a local elementary school. You can drop off your item or items in one of the many collection boxes located around campus. 

For more information visit the website or email UM Staff Senate.
Could you STOP an attacker?
  
Interprofessional Student Learning and
Service Initiatives (ISLSI)   
Monday, March 25
5:30 - 7:30 p.m.
SMC Campus Center Ballroom B
  
  
Learn hands-on self defense techniques with a R.A.D. self defense class. This class is for women only.
  
For more event information visit the website or email ISLSI for information on gender-inclusive R.A.D. classes. 
   
   
Take the Bike Lane 

 

UM Go Green and USGA

Tuesday, March 26
Noon - 1 p.m.
SMC Campus Center, Green Room

 

Bike lanes are popping up all over Baltimore City. How can you use them safely? Justin Taylor of the UMB USGA will talk about urban biking and share tips on bike repair.

  

For more information visit the website or email Tracy Gnadinger.
Spring Break Photo Contest
   
Campus Life and CulinArt
Submission Deadline Extended!
Friday, April 19 at 10 a.m.
  
  
A photo from your Spring break could win you a $50 CulinArt gift card if your photo gets the most likes on Facebook.
  
For more information visit the website or email Campus Life. 
leadership Could you STOP an attacker?
  
Interprofessional Patient Management Competition 

School of Pharmacy, Student Society of Health-System Pharmacy (SSHP), and USGA

Thursday, March 28

5 - 8 p.m.

School of Pharmacy

  

Participate in IPMC 2013! Teams, made of students from each school, will work-up a patient case. The top three teams will present on Monday, April 4, from 6 - 7:30 p.m. This event is open to Dental, Law, Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, Physical Therapy, and Social Work. 

 

For more information visit the website or email Nirvana Maharaj.

 

Community Discount Card Sales!
  
School of Pharmacy APhA-ASP 
Tuesday, March 26, Noon - 1 p.m.
Thursday, March 28, Noon - 2 p.m.
Friday, March 29, Noon - 2 p.m.
Monday, April 1, Noon - 1 p.m.
Tuesday, April 2, Noon - 1 p.m.
Wednesday, April 3, Noon - 2 p.m.
Thursday, April 4, Noon - 2 p.m.  
Pharmacy Hall, 20 N Pine St. Atrium, Table 1 

 

Each discount card costs only $5! Discount from local businesses include Heidi's and Mighty Kimchi. This is a great way to help support local businesses and save money.

 

For more information visit the website or email Jamie Nguyen.
Holi 2013
   
Indian Association  
Thursday, March 28
6 - 9 p.m.
SMC Campus Center Ballrooms
  
Holi is the festival of colors! Join us for a colorful evening of fun, music, dance and delicious Indian dinner!
  
    
     
Indoor Rock Climbing

 

URecFit 

Sunday, March 31

10 a.m. - noon

Johns Hopkins University 

Ralph S. O'Connor Recreation Center

 

>> Register here

 

Spend a day challenging yourself while roping in and climbing to the top of John Hopkins' indoor Rockwall. You will be introduced to basic climbing skills such as knot-tying, belaying, and proper body movement and climbing technique.

 

For more information visit the website or email Sara Griggs.

Snooze or Lose It!
  

Wellness Hub

Tuesday, April 2

12:15 - 1:15 p.m.

SMC Campus Center, Room 311

 

>> Register here

 

Having problems falling or staying asleep? Learn about common sleep problems and ways to improve your sleep. 

 

For more information visit the website or email Hillary Edwards
      
   
Take the Civility Survey

 

Interprofessional Student Learning and Service Initiatives (ISLSI)

  

Do you have something to say about civility on campus? Now is your chance to be heard! A group of seven UMB students is examining civility as it relates to education in the health, legal and human services professions. 

 

>> Complete the survey

 

Please complete the survey and provide your email address at the end to be entered into the prize drawing.

 

For more information email Courtney J Jones.
The Future of Civility at UMB 

 

Interprofessional Student Learning and Service Initiatives (ISLSI)

Wednesday, April 3

Starts at 5 p.m.

SMC Campus Center Ballroom B

 

>> Register here 

 

A group of UMB students, known as the President's Fellows, will present their findings on instilling civility as a core instructional value.

 

A reception will follow the presentation.

 

For more information visit the website or email Courtney J Jones.
  
 
Pollinators 101: Let Me Tell You About the Birds and the Bees
 
UM Go Green 
Thursday, April 4
Noon - 1 p.m.
SMC Campus Center, Room 351
  
Did you know that one-third of the food you eat grows from pollination? Hear the buzz about pollinators at this workshop with Cylburn Arboretum. 

 

For more information visit the website or email Tracy Gnadinger.
The Hoop House:
Urban Farming in Baltimore
 

UM Go Green

Wednesday, April 10

Noon - 1 p.m.

SMC Campus Center, Room 351 

 

What is sustainable agriculture? How can you farm in the city? Find out how Civic Works' Real Food Farm is doing it all and delivering fresh produce all over Baltimore City.
  
For more information visit the website or email Tracy Gnadinger.
  
  
Preparing for Graduate Research Conference 
  
HS/HSL
Thursday, April 11
SMC Campus Center
  
The Graduate Research conference is approaching soon and the Library can help you prepare.  
  
Visit the website to learn more about our services or contact your liaison librarian for more information.
Etiquette Dinner
  

Interprofessional Student Learning and Service Initiatives (ISLSI)

Tuesday, April 16

5:30 - 7:30 p.m.

SMC Campus Center Ballrooms

 

>> Sign up here 

 

Join us for this special occasion during which you will dine on a great meal while you learn dining etiquette. Employers may use etiquette to determine who to hire! Space is limited so make sure to sign up soon. Business attire is recommended.
  
Volunteers Needed: Health Fair at Notre Dame of Maryland Universitystethoscope 

 

Interprofessional Student Learning and

Service Initiatives (ISLSI)

Thursday, April 18

11 a.m. - 2 p.m.

4701 North Charles St., Baltimore, MD 21210

 

The Office of ISLSI is looking for volunteers to participate in a health fair at Notre Dame of Maryland University. Volunteers would talk about the importance of routine screenings as well as preventative healthcare measures.

 

For more information email Alexis McClellan.  
  
  
Health & Wellness Conference 2013

 

Center for Integrative Medicine 

Saturday, May 4

8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Hilton Baltimore, 401 W. Pratt St.  

 

>> Register here

 

The University of Maryland Center for Integrative Medicine presents a one-day symposium at which UMB faculty and other experts will lead a wide variety of workshops on topics such as integrative pain management, nutrition and supplements, spirituality, stress management and more. CMEs/CEUs are available.
  
For more information visit the website or email Rebekah Owens.  

 

28th Annual Charity Golf Tournament  

 

Francis King Carey School of Law and URecFit 

Thursday, May 23

Shotgun start: 7:30 a.m.

Oakmont Greens Golf Club

2209 Golfview Lane, Hampstead, MD

 

>> Register here 

>> Make an online donation

 

Enjoy a spring day on the 18- hole course at Oakmont Greens Golf Club in Hampstead, Maryland. Proceeds from the tournament benefit the Francis King Carey School of Law. Can't attend, but still want to help? Donations to the School of Law can be made online.
  
For more information visit the website or email Anna Roskowinski.
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