Vol. 4 No 1
Campus Life Weekly
Events and Announcements for the Week of Aug 12, 2013

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 Welcome Month Events

 

Campus Life Services

Aug. 18 - Friday, Sept. 13
  

 

Join us for a month's worth of on and off-campus activities, service opportunities, trips around Baltimore, networking opportunities and more! Welcome Month is a time specially designed by Campus Life to say, "We're glad you're here!"

    

For more information email Jenny Owens.

 

 Breastfeeding Family 
UMB Family Fair and Flick
  
Campus Life Welcome Month 
Sunday, Aug. 18
1 - 4 p.m.
SMC Campus Center, Elm Rooms
  
  
New to Baltimore? Interested in learning more about family-friendly resources around town? We'll be showing Bolt for the kids while you get your questions answered by our community resource experts.
 
Light food and drinks provided
  
For more information visit the website.
Meet Up at Patterson Park Summer Concert Series 

Campus Life Welcome Month
Sunday, Aug. 18
Rain date: Wednesday, Aug. 21
6 - 8:30 p.m.
Patterson Park, Pagoda Hill
27 S. Patterson Park Avenue
  
>> Register here

 

Come out to see a free show from the amazing Baltimore band, the All Mighty Senators! We will meet as a group in front of the Pagoda at 6 p.m. - look for someone holding up a UMB Welcome Month meet up sign. Bring a blanket or chair.
  
For information visit the website.
Group Exercise Schedule 
 
Campus Life Welcome Month
Monday, Aug. 19 - Friday, Sept. 13
SMC Campus Center, URecFit

 

Slightly shorter than normal classes, this group exercise sampling is followed by Q&A sessions with instructors. You can drop in at anytime during classes and come as you are - classes are "street clothes" friendly.

For more information or class schedule visit the website.
Bag LunchProject Jump Start

 

Campus Life Welcome Month

Every Tuesday and Friday
Aug. 20 & 27, Sept. 10 & 13
5:30 - 8 p.m. 

SMC Campus Center, Room LL- 001

 

Looking for a simple way to help others? Help prepare bagged lunches from 5:30 - 6:30 p.m. and deliver them to homeless and needy individuals in our city from 6:30 - 8 p.m. It's okay to come for all or part of the evening. Just drop in, no registration needed. Co-sponsored by USGA.
  

For more information visit the website. 

  
Campus Job Fair

 

Campus Life Welcome Month
Wednesday, Aug. 21
11 a.m. - 2 p.m.
SMC Campus Center, Elm Rooms

 

>> Participants register here

>> Employers register here

 

Looking for student/part time employment? Learn about opportunities to work on campus. Many, but not all, of the positions require federal work study funds.

 

For more information visit the website

Campus Life Services
Meet & Greet
 
Campus Life Welcome Month
Thursday, Aug. 22
11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Wednesday, Sept. 4 & Monday, Sept. 9
2:15 - 3:30 p.m.
SMC Campus Center, Fireplace Lounge

 

Come out and meet the Campus Life staff and learn about our services and events. This is a great opportunity to meet other students, faculty, and staff.

For more information visit the website.
  
  
Meet Up at AVAM's
Outdoor Movie Series
  
Campus Life Welcome Month
Thursday, Aug. 22
Museum: 5 - 9 p.m.
Movie:  9 - 11 p.m.
American Visionary Art Museum
800 Key Highway
  
  
Free entry into the American Visionary Art Museum from 5 - 9 p.m. followed by a free screening of The NeverEnding Story next door in the Hughes Family Outdoor Theater. We will meet as a group in front of the outdoor theater at 8:30 p.m. - look for someone holding up a UMB Welcome Month meet up sign. Bring a blanket or chair. 
 
For more information visit the website.
Meet Up at Little Italy Open Air Film Festival

Campus Life Welcome Month
Friday, Aug. 23 & 30
Live Music: 7 p.m.
Movie: 9 p.m.
Ciao Bella Restaurant, 236 S. High St. 

 

 

Enjoy an outside showing of The Godfather II (Aug. 23) and Cinema Paradiso (Aug. 30) in Little Italy. Come early for live music at 7 p.m. followed by the movie at 9 p.m. Free admission and popcorn! We will meet as a group in front of Ciao Bella at 8:30 p.m. - look for someone holding up a UMB Welcome Month meet up sign. Bring a blanket or chair. 

 

For more information visit the website.

  
Orioles Game
Campus Life Welcome Month
Friday, Aug. 23 
7 p.m.
Oriole Park at Camden Yards

 

It's UMB student night at Camden Yards!  Use your student ID to pick up a free ticket from the Information Desk on the first floor of the SMC Campus Center.
  
Tickets will be available Monday through Friday 7 a.m. - 7 p.m., Aug. 12 - 22. Tickets are limited, so grab yours early.
  
This event is open to students only.
  
For more information visit the website.
Support Group
Paul's Place Clothing Drive
  
Campus Life Welcome Month
Monday, Aug. 26 - Friday, Sept. 13
Donation boxes will be on the 1st and 4th
floors of the SMC Campus Center

 

Please consider donating school supplies and clothing in support of Paul's Place. Paul's Place provides programs, services, and support for individuals and families in the Washington Village/Pigtown neighborhood and the surrounding Southwest Baltimore communities.

 

 For more information visit the website.  

The President's Symposium
 
Campus Life Welcome Month
Monday, Aug. 26
5 - 7 p.m.
SMC Campus Center, Elm Rooms
  

 

Join us for the 3rd annual President's Symposium and White Paper Project as we discuss innovative ways that the University can integrate Interprofessional Education (IPE) into our curricula and/or co-curricular activities.  
  
For more information visit the website.
 
Cooking Class
  
Campus Life Welcome Month
Tuesday, Aug. 27
Noon - 12:30 p.m.
SMC Campus Center, 2nd Floor
  
Thursday, Sept. 12
6:15 - 6:45 p.m.
SMC Campus Center, URecFit 4th Floor
  
  
Join CulinArt for this hands-on cooking class. Learn to make and taste healthy  
7-minute meals.

 

For more information visit the website.
Cornhole Contest

Campus Life Welcome Month
Tuesday, Aug. 27
6 - 8 p.m. 
SMC Campus Center
Pratt Gym in URecFit

 

  
Get ready for tailgate season with this free bean bag toss tournament! Individuals and teams welcome. 

 

For more information visit the website.

Movie Night on the SON Lawn
  
Campus Life Welcome Month
Tuesday, Aug. 27
8 - 10:30 p.m.

School of Nursing Lawn

655 W. Lombard St.

 
>> Register here

 

Sit back and relax with this year's screening of The Great Gatsby. We will provide pizza, popcorn, traditional movie theater snacks and drinks.  Attendees are encouraged to bring their own chairs and blankets. 

 

For more information visit the website

Notes at Noon
  
Campus Life Welcome Month
Wednesday, Aug. 28 & Tuesday, Sept. 3
Noon - 2 p.m.
SMC Campus Center, Fireplace Lounge
  

Aug. 28 - Come relax as the Friedheim String Quartet plays its way through everything from classical to classic rock.

 

Sept. 3 - Relax and unwind for an hour or two while listening to Latin tunes played live!

 

For more information visit the website.

 

 

Guess the Calories
 
Campus Life Welcome Month
Wednesday, Aug. 28,
Thursday, Sept. 5 & Tuesday, Sept. 10
7 a.m. - 9 p.m.

SMC Campus Center, 4th Floor in URecFit

 

What's your caloric intake? Guess how many calories are in a variety of foods. Each day, the person with the best guess gets a prize.
  
For more information visit the website.
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Meet Up at Pratt Street Ale House
 
Campus Life Welcome Month
Wednesday, Aug. 28 
4 - 7 p.m.
Pratt Street Ale House, 206 W. Pratt St.

 

 

Meet other UMB students, faculty, and staff at the Pratt Street Ale House. Attendees will receive discounts on food and beverages. 
  
For more information visit the website.
CulinArt's Passport Dinner
  
Campus Life Welcome Month
Wednesday, Aug. 28 
6 - 8 p.m.
SMC Campus Center, Elm Room A
  
  
Experience a variety of foods from different cultures at CulinArt's  Passport Dinner! Each station will represent a different country and their cuisine. The $15 fee includes two beverages and dinner. 
  
For more information visit the website.
Clean Water, Clean Streets Living Classrooms East Harbor Wetland Restoration

 

Campus Life Welcome Month  
Tuesday, Sept. 3 
9:30 a.m. - noon
Meet at 802 S. Caroline St.
  
  
Volunteer with Living Classrooms as they clean up the Inner Harbor's last tidal wetland. Work will include removing invasive species and litter and replanting native species. Gloves will be provided.

 

For more information visit the website.
UMB Leaders Mingle Mingle
  

Campus Life Welcome Month

Tuesday, Sept. 3
5:30 - 7:30 p.m.
SMC Campus Center, Room 349
  
  
Meet new friends and UMB student and staff leaders at this networking event. In addition, this reception and mini-workshop is focused on helping you develop networking skills. Don't forget to bring your business cards!
  
For more information visit the website.

CulinArt Demo Week

 

Campus Life Welcome Month

Tuesday, Sept. 3 - Friday, Sept. 6
11 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Outside the SMC Campus Center
Rain location: SMC Campus Center,
Fireplace Lounge
  
Demos will be every held 30 minutes on the hour and half hour, with samples available for the duration. Each day the first 50 people will receive coupons for 50% off one meal in the CulinArt Café.

 

  • Sushi Demo: Tuesday, Sept. 3 
  • Watermelon and Pork Belly Salad: Wednesday, Sept. 4 
  • Marinades: Thursday, Sept. 5
  • Banana's Foster: Friday, Sept. 6

  • For more information visit the website. 

     
    Student Ice Cream Social
     

    Campus Life Welcome Month

    Wednesday, Sept. 4
    Noon - 2 p.m.
    School of Nursing Lawn
    Rain location: SMC Campus Center
      

     

    Escape the summer heat with a cold and yummy treat. Students will receive their choice of free fresh hand dipped ice cream, frozen yogurt, or sorbet and unlimited toppings. After you have cooled down, stick around for yard games and the metallic rhythm of a steel drum band. Faculty and staff are welcome to attend but ice cream is for students only.


    For more information visit the website.

    NFL Combine
      
    Campus Life Welcome Month 
    Thursday, Sept. 5
    5 - 7 p.m.
    SMC Campus Center
    Pratt Gym in URecFit
      
      
    Think your power, speed, and agility skills are as good as the pros? Put yourself through the NFL combine to see how you compare. Top Male/Female Under 30 and top Male/Female over 30 will win a prize.

     

    For more information visit the website.

    Transportation Fair 
      

    Campus Life Welcome Month

    Friday, Sept. 6
    Noon - 2 p.m.
    School of Nursing Lawn
    Rain location: SMC Campus Center, Elm Rooms

      
      
    You've got things to do, places to go, and people to see- all you need now is a way to get there! Learn about the variety of transportation options Baltimore has to offer at the Transportation Fair. Representatives from the UM shuttle, Charm City Circulator, UMB Parking and Transportation Services, Campus Safety- along with many others- will be there to educate you on the cheapest, safest, and fastest ways to get where you need to go!
      

    For more information visit the website.

    Baltimore SkylineBaltimore Museum Tour
      

    Campus Life Welcome Month

    Saturday, Sept. 7 

    10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
    Meet behind the SMC Campus Center at 9:45 a.m.

      

    What better way to get to know Baltimore than to tour some of Baltimore's great historical and cultural sites? We will visit the Baltimore Museum of Industry, American Visionary Art Museum, and Fort McHenry. 

    Starting Monday, August 12 at 9 a.m. you can purchase your $10 ticket at www.baltimoremuseumtour.eventbrite.com. Limit one ticket per student. Your ticket includes transportation via the UM shuttle bus, admission to all museums and Fort McHenry. Please bring your lunch to enjoy when we stop at Fort McHenry. Tickets are limited so please sign up early. This event is open to students only.

     

    For more information visit the website.  

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    Luau and Pool Party

     

    Campus Life Welcome Month

    Saturday, Sept. 7 

    10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

    SMC Campus Center
    URecFit Pool and 4th Floor
      
      
    Join us for a kids pool party with games, face painting, and free swim lessons. All children are welcome. Activities are intended for ages 4 to 11. Children in diapers must wear a waterproof swim diaper.

     

    For more information visit the website.

     

     
    Baltimore Farmer's Market
      
    Campus Life Welcome Month
    Sunday, Sept. 8 
    8 a.m.
    Meet in front of the SMC Campus Center
      
      
    Want to support local agriculture? Then join us on an excursion to the Baltimore Farmers' Market and Bazaar, located under the Jones Falls Expressway at Holliday and Saratoga streets. We'll meet as a group in front of the SMC Campus Center and take the Orange Route on the Charm City Circulator to get to the market. 

     

    For more information visit the website.

    Meet Up at Everyman Theatre

     

    Campus Life Welcome Month

    Sunday, Sept. 8 
    2 p.m.
    Meet at the SMC Campus Center at 1:30 p.m. to walk over together to the Everyman Theatre on 315 W. Fayette St.  
      

    Join us for The Glass Menagerie by Tennessee Williams at the Everyman Theatre!

    Use your student ID to pick up a free ticket from the Information Desk on the first floor of the SMC Campus Center. Tickets will be available Monday through Friday,

    7 a.m. - 7 p.m., Aug. 23 - Sept. 6. Tickets are limited, so grab yours early. 

    This event is open to students only.

     

    For more information visit the website. 

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    Clean Water, Clean Streets
    Nutrition Discussion
      
    Campus Life Welcome Month
    Monday, Sept. 9
    5:30 - 6:30 p.m.
    SMC Campus Center, Room 351
      
    >> Register here
        
    Join a licensed dietitian to learn about the basics of sustainable nutrition and dietary choices for weight loss, overall health, and fuel for fitness!  

     

    For more information visit the website.

     



    Trash Mob and Cookout
     
    Campus Life Welcome Month
    Tuesday, Sept. 10
    Trash Mob: 4 - 5 p.m.
    Cookout: 5:30 - 6:30 p.m.

    Meet in front of the SMC Campus Center at 3:45 p.m. to walk over to Pigtown together.

     

      
    Join our "Trash Mob" and help with a neighborhood clean-up in historic Pigtown! We will provide all of the clean up supplies and protective gear. Stay after the clean up for a delicious and free cookout outside the HS/HSL!

     

    For more information visit the website. 
    Open Mic Night

    Campus Life Welcome Month

    Tuesday, Sept. 10

    6 - 8:30 p.m.
    SMC Campus Center, Elm Rooms

     

    >> Performers RSVP by Sept. 5

    >> Attendees register here

      
    Can you carry a tune or slam a poem? Come show off at our Open Mic Night! Space is limited, so please RSVP by Thursday, Sept. 5 to be entered in our performance line-up! 

      

    For more information visit the website

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    Operation Welcome Home Card Making 
      

    Campus Life Welcome Month

    Wednesday, Sept. 11

    11 a.m. - 3 p.m.

    SMC Campus Center, Room 351

     

      
    For the 12th anniversary of 9/11/01, drop by any time for a card making party to thank our returning troops. We will have everything you need to make creative cards.

     

    For more information visit the website. 

    Welcome Month 5k
      
    Campus Life Welcome Month
    Wednesday Sept. 11
    Noon - 1 p.m.
    Meet in front of the SMC Campus Center

     

    Join us for our first 5K of the school year in remembrance of 9/11. 
      

    For more information visit the website.

     

     

     
    Graduate School Survival Tools

     

    Campus Life Welcome Month

    Thursday, Sept. 12

    Noon - 1 p.m.

    SMC Campus Center, Room 311

      
      
    This workshop is designed for new UMB students who are interested in sharpening their academic survival skills. The focus will be on helping students understand the nature of higher academic expectations and develop strategies to maintain a healthy level of motivation and a balanced, healthy lifestyle.
      

    For more information visit the website.

    Fall Fest
     

    Campus Life Welcome Month

    Friday, Sept. 13
    11 a.m. - 2 p.m.
    SMC Campus Center and the School of Nursing Lawn
    Rain location: Inside the SMC Campus Center
      
    This fun-filled event is a great way for UMB students to discover the many ways to get involved on campus. Involvement opportunities with student groups, campus departments, and the community will be showcased.  There will be free food (for students only), prizes, giveaways, and fun for everyone! 

     

     

    For more information visit the website.
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