Vol. 4 No 15
Campus Life Weekly
Events and Announcements for the Week of Nov. 18, 2013

Funding
American Indian Heritage Month: American Indian Pow Wow 

Interprofessional Student Learning and Service Initiatives (ISLSI)  
Friday, Nov. 15
Noon - 2 p.m.
SMC Campus Center, 1st Floor Fireplace Lounge

Back by popular demand! Join us to celebrate American Indian Heritage month with dancing, food, and so much more! Open to staff and students!

For more information, visit the website or email Courtney Jones
Interprofessional Service Group Funding 

Interprofessional Student Learning and Service Initiatives (ISLSI), and USGA  
Application Deadline: Friday, Nov. 15
5 p.m.


Looking to fund an interprofessional direct service initiative? Look no further- apply to the ISLSI office for up to $2,000 to use towards your service event.

For more information, visit the website or email Reina Pomeroy. 
Thank you for your NCHA submissions! 

 

Thank you to all students who participated in the National College Health Assessment. With your help, UMB will know more about the health and wellness of its students, and be more effective in future programs and services. Winners of the iPad Minis will be contacted shortly.

For more information, email Hillary Edwards.


Veteran's Awareness Week 

Interprofessional Student Learning and 
Service Initiatives (ISLSI)
Nov. 11-15

 

In honor of the millions who have served in the United States Armed Forces and those who have given their lives in the line of duty, the University of Maryland, Baltimore has organized a series of events for this year's Veterans Awareness Week. Find all of the event on The Elm. 

 

For more information, email Reina Pomeroy. 
Diwali - the Festival of Lights

Indian Association and USGA 
Friday, Nov. 15
6 - 9 p.m.
SMC Campus Center, Elm Ballrooms
 
Join us for an evening of music, dance, and delicious Indian food!
 
Entry fee: $4 for students with ID and $6 for others.
 
For more information, visit the website or email the Indian Association.  
Campus-Wide Christian
Bible Study 

WorthyLife Christian Fellowship
Fridays
Starts at 6:30 p.m.
Dental School, Room G305
 
Join us for good food, fellowship, and Bible study as we see what the Bible has to say about life! Dinner is provided, open to the entire UMB community! 

For more information, email Joon Yim.
Food Drive 

URecFit 
Through Sunday, Nov. 24
Donation Box Location: 4th Floor SMC Campus Center

 

Help URecFit celebrate the season of giving and season of giving thanks by donating canned and non-perishable foods. Your donations will help a deserving family in the Washington Village area. Let's do our part to help our neighbors and friends!

 

For more information, email URecFit.
American Indian Heritage Month: Spotlight Musician: 
Jan Seiden 

Interprofessional Student Learning and Service Initiatives (ISLSI)  
Monday, Nov. 18
Noon - 2 p.m.
SMC Campus Center, 1st Floor Fireplace Lounge

 

In honor of American Indian Heritage Month, we are proud to present Jan Seiden as our spotlight musician. Whether taking a break from studying or simply passing through, take a moment to enjoy the musical stylings of this month's featured musician.

For more information, visit the website or email Courtney Jones
Forum: What's Your "I" in HIV? 

JACQUES Initiative, STAR TRACK, and Student Section of Maryland Public Health (SMdPHA)
Monday, Nov. 18
Noon - 1:50 p.m.
SMC Campus Center, Elm Room B
 
 
To kick off the World AIDS Month, join Alexandra Reitz from the JACQUES Initiative and Kate Bishop from STAR TRACK in a forum on an interprofessional approach to HIV. Food will be provided.

For full World AIDS Month's events, visit the website or email Salin Nhean.
Interprofessional health course for spring 2014 - Critical Issues in Global Health  

Are you interested in learning more about global health issues? Do you want experience working interprofessionally? 

 

Register for Critical Issues in Global Health (NRSG/PREV 664) for spring 2014! 

 

This course will feature guest speakers from across the UMB schools and external global health experts. Modules include: Social Determinants of Global Health, Global Burden of Disease, Child and Maternal Health, and The Environment. 

For more information, email Morgan Pardue.
Toastmasters International Meeting

Toastmasters International 
Monday, Nov. 18
6 - 7 p.m., doors open at 5:30 p.m.
SMC Campus Center, Elm Room A
 
 
Come see how you can improve communication and leadership skills at UMB through membership with Toastmasters International! Refreshments will be provided.
 
For more information visit the website or email Heather Boyce. 
Critical Perspectives on International Intervention 

Maryland Journal of International Law 
Tuesday, Nov. 19
9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Francis King Carey School of Law


The Maryland Journal of International Law presents a symposium that will bring together legal, political, diplomatic, and military experts to discuss the differing perspectives of international intervention into conflicts. Event is free and open to the public.

For more information, visit the website or email Tim McCormick.

Disability Awareness Month Motivational Speaker: 
Janice Jackson
 
Educational Support and Disability Services
Tuesday, Nov. 19
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.

Chili Cook-Off Competition
 

Student Section of Maryland Public Health Association (SMdPHA);  

Student National Pharmaceutical Association (SNPhA); 

American Pharmacists Association Academy of Student Pharmacists (APh-ASP);  

and International Pharmaceutical Students' Federation (IPSF) 

Tuesday, Nov. 19
11 a.m. - 1:50 p.m.
School of Pharmacy Atrium (20 N. Pine St.)
 
 
Enter the chili cook-off competition to win a prize and support the World AIDS Month! 
 
For full World AIDS Month's events, visit the website or email Salin Nhean
Turkey Trot 5k 

URecFit
Wednesday, Nov. 20
Starts at Noon
Meet in front of SMC Campus Center
 
Take in the fresh air, lace up those running shoes and join us for our monthly themed 5k! This is a great way to stay fit and have fun! Wear your best fall attire!

For more information, visit the website.
How to Write a Resume and Cover Letter 

Writing Center
Wednesday, Nov. 20
1 -2 p.m.
SMC Campus Center, Room 353


An attention-grabbing, polished resume and cover letter will help you stand out from the rest of the applicant pool. This workshop will offer suggestions for writing a successful resume and cover letter.

For more information, visit the website or email Clancy Clawson.
TrHIVia Night 

Student Section of Maryland Public Health Association (SMdPHA); and Alpha Zeta Omega
Wednesday, Nov. 20
5 - 7 p.m.
Frank and Nic's West End Grille 
511 W. Pratt St.

Enjoy some good company, free food, and trivia. Prizes for the winning team! 

For full World AIDS Month's events, visit the website or email Salin Nhean
Pan African Festival 

United Students of African Descent (USDA), and USGA
New Date: Thursday, Nov. 21
5:30 - 8 p.m.
SMC Campus Center, Elm Ballrooms

Join us for an exciting night of entertainment, music, dance, and food.

 

For more information, email Thaddeus Nnabue.

Water Purification System Fundraiser: Extended Happy Hour plus Karaoke 

School of Social Work
Thursday, Nov. 21
7 p.m. - Midnight 
Camden Pub, 647 W. Pratt St.

 

This January, UMB SSW students will deliver a water purification system to a community in El Salvador that currently lacks reliable access to healthy water. With a $5 wristband purchase, you'll receive food and drink specials. All proceeds will go towards purchasing the purification system.

For more information, visit our Facebook page or email Kim Woodard.
Communication Skills in a Multi-Generational Workplace

Student Communications, Assessment, and Special Projects
Friday, Nov. 22
Noon - 1 p.m.
SMC Campus Center, Room 351

 

I can't relate to my boss. She just doesn't get me.

 

He is so disrespectful. I would have never said that to a supervisor when I was his age.


Do you know how your age influences your interactions with others in the workplace? Susan Stern, Founder and CEO of Live Now, will uncover common challenges facing multi-generational communication and offer expert tips on how to overcome them. Become a more effective leader and a more empowered individual by gaining insight into this complex issue.  Lunch will be provided.


To register, or for more information, 
visit the website.
Mindful Eating and Nutrition 

Wellness Hub 
Friday, Nov. 22
Noon - 1 p.m.
SMC Campus Center, Room 311


Learn how to have a healthy relationship with food. Experts will help you make sense of all the conflicting advice about nutrition and a healthy lunch will be served and eaten mindfully!

For more information, visit the website or  email Hillary Edwards.
How to Read a Novel 

Writing Center
Friday, Nov. 22
1 -2 p.m.
SMC Campus Center, Room 353

>> Register here

Wish that you could get more out of your pleasure reading than just a plotline? This workshop will present strategies for approaching and appreciating literature. 
 
For more information, visit the website or email Clancy Clawson.
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Grammar Hour: Adjectives and Adverbs 

Writing Center
Wednesday, Nov. 27
1 -2 p.m.
SMC Campus Center, Room 352


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.
URecFit Holiday Closure 

SMC Campus Center Location Hours:
Wednesday, Nov. 27- close at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 28 - CLOSED
Friday, Nov. 29 - CLOSED

BioPark Location Hours:
Wednesday, Nov. 27- close at 9:15 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 28 - CLOSED
Friday, Nov. 29 - 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.

Please note that if you have a SMC CC URecFit membership you have access to both facilities.

For more information, visit the website or email URecFit.
JSA Hanukkah Party

Jewish Student Association (JSA), and USGA
Tuesday, Dec. 3
11 a.m. - 2 p.m.
SMC Campus Center, Room 311

Join the JSA for a Hanukkah party. Enjoy all your favorite Hanukkah treats including Latkes and jelly doughnuts. Drop in any time from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.

For more information, email Shmuel Frankel.
Holiday Craft Fair 

University Events
Friday, Dec. 6
11 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
SMC Campus Center, 2nd floor

Join us for the 6th annual University of Maryland, Baltimore handmade and homemade Holiday Craft Fair! Over three hours of shopping bliss with over 60 vendors to choose from!

For more information, email University Events.
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