What We Do

Mission

The Office of Interprofessional Student Learning & Service Initiatives is committed to educating University of Maryland, Baltimore students through opportunities that emphasize community engagement and social responsibility while actively supporting a student’s personal and professional development.

This centralized office coordinates Universitywide activities, programs, and services that foster students' academic, personal, and professional development. The aim of this department is to enhance the quality of student life by celebrating diversity, encouraging service-learning, and supporting leadership development and interdisciplinary engagement.

2017-2018 ISLSI Events

25Sep
12:00 PM | SMC Campus Center, 115 Celebrate National Voter Registration Day by becoming a voter registrationÂvolunteer.
26Sep
12:00 PM | SMC Campus Center, 115 Maryland Legal Aid will be leading a session on language access regulations for human services and health care professionals.
26Sep
4:00 PM | SMC Campus Center, Elm A Commissioner Tuggle and Chief Smith from the Baltimore Police Department will share police intervention strategies designed to address gun violence.
28Sep
12:00 PM | SMC Campus Center, 115 This panel discussion will highlight the incredible work that the Latinx community is doing in the city of Baltimore.
2Oct
12:00 PM | SMC Campus Center, Room 203 Learn about some tips and tricks to make your writing more reader-friendly and clear.
3Oct
12:00 PM | SMC Campus Center, 115 Let's eat lunch and unpack our questions and thoughts regarding race, ethnicity, culture, norms, & current events.
4Oct
12:00 PM | SMC Campus Center: 351 Educational workshop related to working with Trans* identifying individuals.
5Oct
12:00 PM | SMC Campus Center, 115 The panel discussion will focus on how Latinx leaders at UMB navigate the intersection of their careers, cultures, and language.
8Oct
12:00 PM | SMC Campus Center, Room 351 Join us for an overview of academic publishing practices and tips for success.
8Oct
12:00 PM | SMC Campus Center, Elm B Julian Brave NoiseCat (Secwepemc/St'at'imc) writer, organizer and policy analyst will present on the intersection of culture, activism, and policy.
10Oct
12:00 PM | SMC Campus Center, 351 QPR stands for Question, Persuade, and Refer â the 3 simple steps anyone can learn to help save a life from suicide. Sign up for the training to become a certified "Gate Keeper".
11Oct
12:00 PM | SMC Campus Center, 351 ISLSI will observe National Coming Out Day by hosting a session on the history of the LGBTQ+ identity and community.
12Oct
12:00 PM | SMC Campus Center, Fireplace Lounge Join is in celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month by learning and discussing on the topics of racial diversity, nationality, language, and the overall complexity of Latin American identity.
17Oct
12:00 PM | SMC Campus Center, 115 This will be a discussion on the intersection of religion and LGBTQ+ identity.
18Oct
8:00 AM | SMC Campus Center, Elm Ballrooms The Poverty Simulation is designed to help participants begin to understand what it might be like to live in a low-income family and survive from week to week.
18Oct
1:00 PM | SMC Campus Center, Elm Ballrooms The Poverty Simulation is designed to help participants begin to understand what it might be like to live in a low-income family and survive from week to week.
24Oct
12:00 PM | SMC Campus Center, Room 203 Join an interactive presentation on the basics of grant writing.
1Nov
4:00 PM | SMC Campus Center, Elm B Dr. Natasha Pratt-Harris will discuss the concept that whether in the hands of civilians (legally or illegally) or carried by police officers/law enforcement, guns can be viewed as hazards.
2Nov
12:00 PM | SMC Campus Center, Fireplace Lounge Learn the meaning behind the dances of Native American people while enjoying music, dancing, food, and so much more.
5Nov
12:00 PM | SMC Campus Center, Elm B (2nd floor) Join representatives from different grant-giving organizations to hear about what works and what doesn't.
7Nov
8:00 AM | SMC Campus Center, Elm Ballrooms The Poverty Simulation is designed to help participants begin to understand what it might be like to live in a typical low-income family and survive from week to week.
7Nov
1:00 PM | SMC Campus Center, Elm Ballrooms The Poverty Simulation is designed to help participants begin to understand what it might be like to live in a typical low-income family and survive from week to week.
9Nov
12:00 PM | SMC Campus Center, First Floor An opportunity to make a card or two or three for our veterans and deliver them at the VA hospital.
9Nov
2:00 PM | SMC Campus Center, First Floor Guard Desk An opportunity to deliver hand made cards to veterans and thank them for their service at the Baltimore VA Hospital for Veteran's Day.
12Nov
12:00 PM | SMC Campus Center, Room 351 Learn strategies for navigating the complex world of scientific and academic research, publications, and knowledge production.
20Nov
12:00 PM | SMC Campus Center, Fireplace Lounge Traditional story telling about animals and hero/tricksters provide a clearer understanding of the values and cultures of the diverse First Nations of North America
28Jan
8:30 AM | SMC Campus Center, Elm B Job Opportunities Task Force (JOTF) will provide an overview of their report "The Criminalization of Poverty".
4Feb
12:00 PM | SMC Campus Center, Room 203 Learn about strategies to address linguistic diversity in the classroom.
12Feb
12:00 PM | SMC Campus Center, Room 351 Join Dr. Stephen Vigues from UMB's Office of Accountability and Compliance for an interactive presentation about research ethics in higher education.
20Feb
8:00 AM | SMC Campus Center, Elm Ballrooms The Poverty Simulation is designed to help participants begin to understand what it might be like to live in a low-income family and survive from week to week.
20Feb
1:00 PM | SMC Campus Center, Elm Ballrooms The Poverty Simulation is designed to help participants begin to understand what it might be like to live in a typical low-income family and survive from week to week.
28Feb
12:00 PM | SMC Campus Center, Room 351 Join Scott Roberts from the Teaching & Learning Transformation Center at the University of Maryland, College Park for an interactive presentation on classroom management strategies.
1Mar
8:00 AM | SMC Campus Center, Elm Ballrooms The Poverty Simulation is designed to help participants begin to understand what it might be like to live in a typical low-income family and survive from week to week.
1Mar
1:00 PM | SMC Campus Center, Elm Ballrooms The Poverty Simulation is designed to help participants begin to understand what it might be like to live in a typical low-income family and survive from week to week.
12Mar
12:00 PM | SMC Campus Center, Room 351 Learn about the basic steps to design an interactive course environment.
14Mar
4:00 PM | SMC Campus Center, Elm B Dr. Jonathan M. Metzl of Vanderbilt University will discuss mass shootings and their relationship to national cultural stereotypes.
28Mar
12:00 PM | SMC Campus Center, Room 203 Learn about different strategies to create interactive and engaging writing assignments.
4Apr
12:00 PM | SMC Campus Center, Room 351 Join us for an overview of academic publishing practices and tips for success.
9Apr
12:00 PM | SMC Campus Center, Room 351 Hear about faculty members' experience with writing in a team.
12Apr
11:00 AM | SMC Campus Center, First Floor Green Room Relax! Trained massage therapists will be available for 10-minute massages (students only!) to soothe the stress away.
16Apr
12:00 PM | SMC Campus Center, 1st Floor Lobby Come to the Block Party! Sit and build a castle or a village and forget about finals for just a little while.
26Apr
11:00 AM | School of Nursing lawn & in front of SMC Campus Center Open to students, faculty, and staff! A great time to de-stress!
7May
12:00 PM | SMC Campus Center, 115 Are there any race, ethnicity or cultural questions you've been wondering about but don't know how to ask?
10May
12:00 PM | School of Nursing Lawn Traditionally, luaus represent the reaching of a significant life milestone. Let's honor the UMB Class of 2019 with a celebration in this festive Polynesian tradition.