Vol. 3 No 33
Campus Life Weekly
Events and Announcements for the Week of April 29, 2013

I Heart UMB Day


Campus Life Stressbusters

Friday, April 26 (Rain date: Monday, April 29)
11 a.m. - 2 p.m.
School of Nursing Lawn and SMC Campus Center Courtyard


Come join us for an afternoon of fun! There will be an inflatable obstacle course, mini golf, tie dye stations, a dunk tank, photo booth, carnival style food, and much more! Have fun now. Study later!


For more information visit the website or email Reina Pomeroy.
Real Food Farm Workday


UM Go Green 

Friday, April 26

9 a.m. - Noon

Real Food Farm

2701 St. Lo Drive, Baltimore, MD 21213


Volunteer your time at an urban farm! Activities include planting, weeding, invasive species removal, hoophouse construction, compost spreading, bed preparation, fruit tree planting, and lots more. Bring a water bottle, close-toed shoes, and work clothes.

For more information visit the website or email Tracy Gnadinger.
Pride Alliance Meeting


Pride Alliance 

Friday, April 26

Noon - 1 p.m.

HSF II, Room S400


Students, faculty, and staff are welcome to join us to celebrate those from across the spectrum of sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression.
For more information email UMB Pride Alliance.
Kappa Psi's 7th Annual Drug Spelling Bee Competition      


Kappa Psi
Friday, April 26
5 - 7:30 p.m.
Pharmacy Hall, 20 N. Pine St.



Kappa Psi invites you to the 7th Annual Drug Spelling Bee Competition! All proceeds (money/food donations) will go toward the Maryland Food Bank. Only $5 to watch and $7 dollars to compete. Food and fun included!
For more information visit the website or email Emily Chen.

Puppy Love


Campus Life Stressbusters

Tuesday, April 30
Noon- 3 p.m.
SMC Campus Center, Room 349
Take advantage of this unique opportunity to interact with animals and reduce your stress. Pets on Wheels will bring its furry friends to the SMC Campus Center for all to enjoy.
For more information visit the website or email Hillary Edwards.
Seated Massage 
and Study Hall


Campus Life Stressbusters

Wednesday, May 1

11 a.m. - 2 p.m.

HS/HSL Weiss Gallery


Trained massage therapists will be on hand for 10-minute massages (students only). You can sign up for your slot by showing up at the Library. In addition, Writing Center consultants will be on hand to answer all of your writing questions.


For more information visit the website or email Cyndi Rice
Sushi Fest, Artist Spotlight, and Japanese Calligraphy


Campus Life Stressbusters

Thursday, May 2

Noon - 1 p.m. and 1 - 2 p.m.

SMC Campus Center Elm Room B


>> Register here


Come learn about the history of sushi making, view a live demonstration, and enjoy free sushi! Space is limited, so please RSVP. In addition, practice calligraphy in honor of Asian American, Pacific Islander Month and join us for a spotlight artist event!


For more information visit the website or email Reina Pomeroy.



Campus Life Stressbusters

Friday, May 3

12:30 - 1:30 p.m.

SMC Campus Center Elm Room B


>> Register here


Join the dancers from Ohana of Polynesia, Inc. as they bring you an exciting authentic Polynesian island experience. Expect food, dancers, music, costumes, drums, and fire! Photo opportunities will be available and audience participation is highly encouraged!


For more information visit the website or email Courtney Jones.
Civility Symposium with Dr. Forni     


Campus Life Stressbusters 
Monday, May 6
2 - 4 p.m.
SMC Campus Center Elm Rooms


Join in the culminating event for the Symposium speaker series. Dr. Forni will speak about the significance of civility, manners, and politeness in contemporary society. A reception will follow. 
For more information visit the website or email Courtney Jones.
Yoga on the Lawn 


Campus Life Stressbusters
Wednesday, May 8
Noon - 1 p.m.
School of Nursing Lawn 
(Rain location: SMC Campus Center, Room 249)



Yoga on the Lawn is a series of both moving and stationary poses, combined with deep breathing. Reduce anxiety and stress while improving flexibility, strength, balance, and stamina.
For more information visit the website or email Eric Barron.


Campus Life Stressbusters

Friday, May 10

12:30 - 2 p.m.

Outside HS/HSL

(Rain location: SMC Campus Center Fireplace Lounge) 


>> Register here


Zumba fuses hypnotic Latin rhythms and easy to follow moves, to create a dynamic fitness experience that will blow you away! Join us for this 90-minute class. 

For more information visit the website or email Eric Barron.

Late Night Breakfast & Study Session        

Campus Life Stressbusters
Thursday, May 9
10 p.m. - midnight
HS/HSL Tower
Come join us in the tower by the guard's desk on the first floor for a late night breakfast where Campus Life Services staff will be serving a yummy breakfast for dinner! While you are here, join the Writing Center consultants for some writing assistance.
For more information visit the website or email Reina Pomeroy. 
Don't Get Locked Out! 
As of Tuesday, July 16, 2013, if you don't have a UMID you could get locked out of your favorite campus system or app. See the lead story in the new issue of CITS Bits for details. CITS Bits is the newsletter of the Center for IT Services.
For more information visit the website or email Brook Botvin. 

University Events
The University-wide commencement ceremony is Friday, May 17.
For information regarding commencement including parking, hotel rates, restaurant offers, academic procession, and ceremony information, visit the website or email University Events
Spring Break Photo Contest Winners


We have our winners! 

The winner is Danielle W. of the School of Law and the runner-up is Kamalika S. of the Graduate School. Danielle and Kamalika will receive gift cards generously donated by Culinart as prizes. Congratulations to our winners, and thank you so much to everyone who participated! 


Oriole's Tickets Giveaway!
Campus Life
Purchase a drink from the beverage vending machines on campus containing a "You are a Winner" sticker on bottom of can or bottle, and win a pair of 2013 Oriole game tickets! To qualify for prize, you must present bottle containing sticker. No purchase necessary to win.
For more information, visit the website or 
URecFit Access

This is a reminder to all spring and summer alumni that you have free access to URecFit for a year after you graduate. 
For more information please stop by the 4th Floor Business Desk at URecFit or e-mail Meghan Bruce Bojo
One Search: New Tool Makes Finding New Information Easy
The HS/HSL's new OneSearch tool is modeled on the ease of searching with Google. It lets you search over 50 different databases to uncover multiple types of library resources: scholarly articles, books, reviews, images, and more. OneSearch is located on the Library's main webpage. 

Commencement Transportation

University Events

Did you know that the UM shuttle service is available for any guest accompanied by a UM student, faculty, or staff member who has a valid University of Maryland, Baltimore ID? Consider using the UM shuttle service on May 17 to make your Commencement Day even more enjoyable!


For more information about the UM shuttle, visit their website.


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