Vol. 4 No 11
Campus Life Weekly
Events and Announcements for the Week of Oct. 21, 2013

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Founders Week
Food Truck Rally 

University Events
Friday, Oct. 18
11:30 a.m. - 2 p.m.
The Koester Main Lot
660 W. Lexington St.

Join us for a Food Truck Rally to close out this exciting Founder's week! Enjoy food from 10 area food truck vendors, music, and great conversation. The first 400 guests will receive a $5 voucher towards food truck purchase at the event. Most food trucks accept credit cards, all accept cash.

For more information, email University Events.
Managing Stress & Anxiety 

Wellness Hub
Friday, Oct. 18
Noon - 1 p.m.
SMC Campus Center, Room 311


Why worry? Academic, interpersonal, and job pressures can take their toll if you let them. Learn effective techniques to manage the stress and anxiety of daily life.

For more information, visit the website or email Hillary Edwards.
Project Jump Start 

Project Jump Start and USGA
Tuesdays and Fridays
Starts at 5:30 p.m.
SMC Campus Center, 
Lower Level Room 001 
 
Come out to help prepare and deliver bag lunches for the hungry and homeless in our local community. Everyone is welcome, no sign-up necessary!

For more information, visit the website or email Caitlin Hall.
Campuswide Christian Fellowship 

Fridays
Starts at 6:30 p.m.
Dental School, Room G305 
 
Join us at WorthyLife Christian Fellowship at UMB. Come meet other students from UMB! Our group is open to the entire UMB community.  
 
For more information email Joon Yim.
Disability Awareness Month Motivational Speaker: Janice Jackson  

Educational Support & Disability Services (ESDS) 
Monday, Oct. 21
Noon - 1 p.m.
SMC Campus Center, Room 349


Ms. Jackson is a professor at the University of Baltimore, and is the creator and program director of Women Embracing Abilities Now, a nonprofit mentoring organization serving women with varying degrees of disabilities. In 2012, she was awarded the Presidential Citizen's Medal by President Obama.

For more information, visit the website or email Whitney Brown.
PSLI: If You Build It, They Will Come: How to Market Your Events in a Compelling Way 

Interprofessional Student Learning and Service Initiatives (ISLSI) 
Monday, Oct. 21
Noon - 1 p.m.
SMC Campus Center, Room 351

Wondering why more people won't show up for your fascinating events? Chances are, your marketing materials say "snooze" instead of "sensational!". Discover the magic of a compelling message as we discuss how a well-thought out marketing strategy can make or break your program from the start.

For more information, visit the website or email Reina Pomeroy.
Nursing Pins and School Rings!  
 
Monday, Oct. 21
11:30 - 3 p.m.
Tuesday, Oct. 22
10 am - 6 p.m.
Seven Scholars University Store 
 
Come purchase your Nursing Pin for the December pinning ceremony. A representative will also be on site if you are interested in a school ring.

For more information, email Renee Lutz.
Embracing mHealth:
Mobilizing Healthcare
 
 
Health Sciences & Human Services Library (HS/HSL)
Tuesday, Oct. 22
9 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
SMC Campus Center, Elm Room A

 

This free symposium presents trends in mHealth and projects that integrate mobile technologies into the diagnosis and management of disease, health promotion, and improving patient care. The event features speaker Susannah Fox of the Pew Internet and American Life project, and two expert panels.

 

For more information, visit the website or email HS/HSL Reference Desk.
President's Student Leadership Institute (PSLI): Type and Leadership 
 
Interprofessional Student Learning and Service Initiatives (ISLSI)
Tuesday, Oct. 22
Noon - 1 p.m.
SMC Campus Center, Room 351
 
 
What kind of leader are you? Using the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator as an assessment tool, students will learn about their individual styles and preferences.

For more information, visit the website or email Reina Pomeroy.
How to Write an Abstract

Writing Center
Tuesday, Oct. 22
1 - 2 p.m.
SMC Campus Center, Room 353

  

 

This session will help graduate students write the abstracts required for journal articles, conference papers, and fellowship applications. We will consider the elements of convincing abstracts in various disciplines.

 

For more information, visit the website or email Clancy Clawson.
The Dean's Distinguished Virginia Lee Franklin Lecture

School of Nursing
Tuesday, Oct. 22
4:30 - 6:30 p.m.
School of Nursing, 655 West Lombard Street
 

"Better Science with Sex and Gender: Pathways to Innovation in Health Care." Dr. Joy Johnson, Scientific Director, Institute on Gender and Health Canadian Institutes of Health Research Professor, The University of British Columbia. In this lecture, we will explore why sex and gender matter. Reception immediately following lecture.

For more information, visit the website or email School of Nursing.
Emerging Leaders: Bragging Rights and Pulling it Together 

Interprofessional Student Learning and Service Initiatives (ISLSI)

>> Register here

The importance of mentorship and professional exposure to great leaders will be discussed. Tips on identifying and cultivating relationships with transformative leaders will be provided.

For more information, email Reina Pomeroy
PSLI: IPE: Collaborative Case Study 

Interprofessional Student Learning and Service Initiatives (ISLSI)

>> Register here

Students will be exposed to working interprofessionally to solve problems, and work through case studies.

For more information, visit the website or email Reina Pomeroy.
PSLI: 7 Habits of Highly Effective Leaders 

Interprofessional Student Learning and Service Initiatives (ISLSI)
 
 
This workshop teaches students how to take initiative, balance key priorities, improve interpersonal communication, leverage creative collaboration, and apply principles for achieving a balanced life.

For more information, visit the website or email Reina Pomeroy.
Documentary Film Screening: The Big Picture: Rethinking Dyslexia 



The Big Picture: Rethinking Dyslexia provides personal and uplifting accounts of the dyslexic experience from children, experts and iconic leaders. Directed by James Redford, the film not only clears up the misconceptions about dyslexia, but paints a picture of hope for all who struggle with it.

For more information, visit the website or email Whitney Brown.
Canning and Preserving 101 

UM Go Green
Friday, Oct. 25
Noon - 1 p.m.
SMC Campus Center, Green Room

 

>> Register here

 

Want to preserve fruits and vegetables for the winter? Not sure what to do? Start canning! See a demonstration of this neat preservation technique.

For more information, visit the website or email UM Go Green.
Halloween Mixer 

Friday, Oct. 25
6 - 8 p.m.
SMC Campus Center, Room 351

USAD invites all UMB students to come out for an evening of fun, music, free food and an opportunity to network with students from other schools.

For more information, email Olusola Orebiyi.

Coffee & A Cause 
 
Community Action Network, USGA, and Alliance for Workforce Development
Saturday, Oct. 26
11 a.m. - 2 p.m.
SMC Campus Center, Elm Rooms
 
 
Enjoy brunch and meet other students while supporting a great non-profit, CUPs coffeehouse. Located in Hollins Market, CUPs employs at-risk youth, giving them job skills and mentoring. Tickets are $10 dollars for UMB students and include waffles, omeletes, cocktails, music and of course, coffee!
 
For more information, visit the website or email Anna Jennings.
PSLI: Interview Skills 

Interprofessional Student Learning and Service Initiatives (ISLSI)
Tuesday, Oct. 29
Noon - 1 p.m.
SMC Campus Center, Room 349


Interviewing can be a daunting process. As a professional, you will endure various interviews during your career. Join us during this session to learn tips from an expert in HR.

For more information, visit the website or email Reina Pomeroy.
Boosting Self-Esteem 

Wellness Hub
Wednesday, Oct. 30
Noon - 1 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.
 
For more information, visit the website or email Hillary Edwards.

Grammar Hour: Articles 

Writing Center
Wednesday, Oct. 30
1 - 2 p.m.
SMC Campus Center, Room 223


Grammar Hour is an ongoing workshop series designed to help ESL students and scholars improve their mastery of the English language.

For more information, visit the website or email Clancy Clawson.
2013 Gathering of Eagles: Celebrating 101 Years of Eagle Scouts 

Boy Scouts of American, Baltimore Area Council

Wednesday, Oct. 30
7 - 9 p.m.
Rolling Road Golf Club, 814 Hilltop Rd. Catonsville, MD 21228

>> Register here

Keynote speakers: Dr. Ed Miller, Former CEO, Johns Hopkins Medicine, and Steve Woerner, Senior Vice President and CEO, BGE.
 
Student Tickets: $25 
 
For more information, visit the website or email Jeff Griffin

Campus Life
Monday, Nov. 4
9:30 - 11 a.m.
Davidge Hall, 522 W. Lombard St.

As part of the Nobel Prize Inspiration Initiative, Nobel Prize Laureate Dr. Craig Mello, will be coming to UMB to present a lecture followed by audience Q & A. Dr. Mello is an American biologist, and professor of molecular medicine at the University of Massachusetts Medical School, and was awarded the 2006 Nobel Prize for the discovery of RNA interference. Event is open to students, faculty, staff, alumni, and the community.

 

For more information, visit the website or email Meghan Codey.
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