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

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
5Dec
12:00 PM | SMC Campus Center, Room 115 Are there questions you have been wondering but don't know how to ask?
11Dec
9:00 AM | SMC Campus Center, 311 Come learn how to be a better LGBT+ ally and join our UMB Safe Space Committee
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".
29Jan
12:00 PM | SMC Campus Center, Room 115 Are there questions you have been wondering but don't know how to ask?
1Feb
1:00 PM | SMC Campus Center,Fireplace Lounge Wear red and stop by the Fireplace Lounge for fun healthy activities to promote women's heart health!
1Feb
1:00 PM | SMC Campus Center, Elm B In honor of World Hijab day we will have Isra Chaker, campaigns and advocacy expert, social justice activist, and public speaker discuss her experiences as a woman who wears a Hijab.
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.
14Feb
12:00 PM | SMC Campus Center, 115 Lets eat lunch and unpack our questions and thoughts regarding race, ethnicity, culture, norms, & current events.
19Feb
12:00 PM | SMC Campus Center, Elm B Have you ever heard someone say "race is a social construct" or "race can be traced in your DNA"? Lets discuss the topic with genetic professionals.
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.
22Feb
12:00 PM | SMC Campus Center, Room 115 During this event panelist will engage participants in a discussion about the various cultures and identities of people who identify as black.
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.
5Mar
12:00 PM | SMC Campus Center, Fireplace Lounge A panel of professional women from the UMB community share their professional journeys.
12Mar
12:00 PM | SMC Campus Center, Room 351 Learn about the basic steps to design an interactive course environment.
13Mar
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?
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.
27Mar
11:00 AM | SMC Campus Center, 115 A discussion with the author of Untangled: A Black Womanâs Journey to Personal, Spiritual, and Sexual Freedom, Victoria Stubbs.
28Mar
12:00 PM | SMC Campus Center, Room 203 Learn about different strategies to create interactive and engaging writing assignments.
29Mar
12:00 PM | SMC Campus Center, 351 UMB women in leadership share information about navigating their professional and personal lives.
4Apr
12:00 PM | SMC Campus Center, Room 351 Join us for an overview of academic publishing practices and tips for success.
5Apr
12:00 PM | SMC Campus Center, 115 Lets eat lunch and unpack our questions and thoughts regarding race, ethnicity, culture, norms, & current events.
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.