16)ISO Games Extravaganza
Take a break from your studies and join us for a fantastic evening of fun and games! Drop in for delicious gourmet soups and meet friends from across the campus. March 2, Monday,
5:00-7:30pm, Multipurpose Rm of Student Center at Pine St. Free for UMB students; sponsored by ISO & USGA.
17) Second Year Medical Student Auction
The UMSOM Class of 2011 invites you to a silent & live auction at Westminster Hall on Tues, March 3, 2009. Come bid for outstanding packages such as Ravens tickets, weekend stays at beachfront condos, outings with faculty, and more! Co-sponsored by USGA. Please RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org
18) 2nd Annual Perspectives in Global Health
2009 Conference Theme: Health Care Justice: Local & Global Solutions
Date: Tuesday, March 3, 2009 from 8:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Registration Fee: $10.00, includes breakfast and lunch
Registration site: http://www.peopleware.net/index.cfm?siteCode=0216&
Sign-up today!!Hosted by Nurses for Global Health: University of Maryland, School of Nursing Co-Sponsored by USGA. For more information: http://www.umaryland.edu/ngh/nfgh.html
Keynote speaker: Barbara Aranda-Naranjo, PhD, RN
Director, Global HIV/AIDS Program
US Department of Health and Human Services Heath Resources and Services Administration
*Patricia Pittman, PhD
Executive VP, Academy Health
Consultant to WHO and World Bank
Topic: Ethical Issues in Global Nurse Migration
*Chris Bostic, JD MSFS
Clinical Instructor, University of Maryland School of Law
Topic: WHO Framework
Convention Alliance on Tobacco Control: 2009 Update
*Susan Antol, RN MS
Assistant Professor, Family Community Health
Director School Wellness Program, Organizational Partnerships & Outreach
Topic: Heatlhcare of Migrant Workers
Panelist and Poster Presentations on:
*Globalization and health in Ethiopia
*Latino-American mental health in Maryland
*Assessment of dental education and oral health services in Ethiopia
NGH is now on Facebook! Please join them at
ABAE: Do you want to support the success of middle and high school students?
If so, ABAE is waiting for YOU!
Who: All UMB students
What: Tutoring middle and high school students
Where: Pharmacy Learning Center (110 N Pine)
When: Saturdays 9:45am to noon
Why: To make a difference in our community and enjoy FREE breakfast
Future Dates: March 7th 09
Co-sponsored by USGA. Questions? Please contact ABAE President Allen Tran (email@example.com
) or visit http://www.pharmacy.umaryland.edu/studentorg/abae
20) BCDS Iron Chef Competition - 3/5
So you think you can cook? Well then bring your "A" Game to the BCDS Iron Chef Competition: Chili and Dessert Challenge!
WHO: Students, Faculty and Staff
WHAT: Submit stews, chili, soups, BBQ and/or dessert (Anything that can be warmed in a crock pot)
WHEN: Thursday, March 5th, 11:30-1:00pm, Ground Floor of Dental School
WHY: Cash prizes, gift certificates to local restaurants, and bragging rights!
All proceeds will be donated to Quest for Care.
Can't handle the heat? Drop by to get a taste of the competition and vote for your favorites - $5 to eat lunch, free for contestants.
Please email submissions to firstname.lastname@example.org by February 26, 2009. $5 entry fee21) Maryland Public Interest Law Project, Inc. Auction
Maryland Public Interest Law Project, Inc. (MPILP) Annual Goods & Services Auction
Thursday, March 5, 2009
University of Maryland School of Law - 500 W. Baltimore St.
Silent Auction begins at 6 p.m., with Live Auction to follow.
All proceeds benefit MPILP's public interest summer grant program for students to work in community legal services. $15 in advance and $25 at the door for all students. Student ticket are on sale at the law school at the end of February. Ticket includes drinks, light supper fare, dessert and bidder number. Email email@example.com with questions. Co-Sponsored by the USGA22)HIV/AIDS Education and Awareness
The 2008-2009 Maternal and Child Health Scholars invite all UMB students to participate in interdisciplinary community service projects, supported in part by the USGA, to enhance awareness of HIV/AIDS education and services within Baltimore City. On Friday, March 10th, from 6-8pm, a candle lit vigil will commemorate National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day at a location to be determined. Please join us to raise awareness about this important topic and its disparaging effects in Baltimore City! For more information, please contact Caitlin Johnson at firstname.lastname@example.org. 23) GSA Seminar Series
The Graduate Student Assoc. will be hosting a series of student seminars every Monday at noon from March 2nd to April 27th. Students from all the graduate programs (http://www.graduate.umaryland.edu/academics/prog_directory.html) are invited to present their research, practice for research proposals and thesis defenses or simply use these seminars to practice presentation skills. Please contact Maya Matheny (email@example.com) or Khandra Sears (firstname.lastname@example.org) if you
are interested in participating in the series.24) Grad Student T-shirts!
Don't forget to place an order for your Graduate Student t-shirt! These are white raglan tees with choice of red, black or royal blue sleeve colors; ladies cuts are available. The shirts read "UMB Graduate Student. Inspired by intellect. Driven by desperation." and are $12 each and payment is required with your order. Contact email@example.com to place your order. Check us out on Facebook for more info http://www.facebook.com/home.php?#/event.php?eid=5042323590125) Purim Megillah Reading!!
Hosted by the Jewish Professional Association
March 10th 2009 5:45 - 7:45 p.m
Student Center room 245
Dinner and hamentashens will be provided
We encourage you to come dressed in a costume!
Co-sponsored by the USGA. Any questions, email firstname.lastname@example.org
26) Palliative Care Interest Group: From Book to Bedside
Dr. Giora Netzer will be discussing bedside manner and breaking bad news. In the School of Medicine's Department of Medicine, he is Director of Clinical Research and an attending in the MICU. Students from all schools are welcome to attend. Tuesday, March 10, 12pm, Hosick Lecture Hall on the first floor of the Bressler Research Building. Lunch provided.
27) Wheelchair Basketball Tournament!
**UMB's own physical therapy students vs. the Baltimore Ravens Wheelchair Basketball Team**
-March 12, 2009 at 6pm at the Leadership Through Athletics Gym in Landsdowne, MD
-Tickets $5 in advance or with UMB ID, $7 at the door for all others
-There will be LOTS of door prizes given out during the half-time show! Come out
and support your school and disability awareness in the community!! (2900 Hammonds Ferry Rd, Landsdowne, MD 21227)
CONTACT Beth at email@example.com for more info or to purchase tickets!
28) Spring Festival
MSSA and USGA invite you to the Annual Spring Festival. Tuesday March 24 @ 6pm. Location TBA. Free for All UMB students/staff. Enjoy fun, food, and games!
29) Wing-a-Thon 2009
Kappa Psi and the Mildred Mindell Cancer Foundation invite all students to come participate in our annual Wing-a-thon competition on March 30th at Damon’s Grill in Hunt Valley. Teams of 5 participate in a wing eating competition and raise money for St. Joseph’s Medical Center. Prizes will be awarded to teams that raise the most money. Registration begins February 25th and will end on March 14th. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org for registration forms.
30) Indian Association's Holi: A Festival of Colors
Come, join the IA to celebrate Holi and enjoy delicious Indian food, music, cultural
performances, door prizes and an open dance floor.
Date: Friday, April 3, 2009
Time: 6.15 pm - 10.00 pm
Venue: MSTF atrium
Tickets: Early bird tickets:
$ 3 for UMB Students with ID
$ 5 for others
$ 7 at the door; Children under 5 enter free!
For tickets contact IA representatives at email@example.com
*Calling for performers and volunteers for Holi 2009*
If you can dance, sing, act, impersonate or have some entertaining skills, do come and showcase your talent to the UMB community.
31) Interdisciplinary Patient Management Competition
The Interdisciplinary Patient Management Competition will take place on Tuesday, April 7 @ 5pm in Pharmacy Learning Center. IPMC is an inter-disciplinary competition where students from different professional schools work together on a patient's case to determine the best course of care. Teams then present their problem list and action plan to a panel of judges made up of a faculty member from each of the schools participating. 1st place team members split $500, 2nd place take home $250, and 3rd
place $100! Food and drinks will also be provided. Sign up today as space may be limited! If you have questions about the competition, please email Shirley Lee (firstname.lastname@example.org
) or Katie Morneau (email@example.com
Co-sponsored by USGA
32) United Students of African Descent (USAD)
United Students of African Descent (USAD) would like to encourage you to consider joining our organization and to play an important role in the planning and decision-making process that occurs with our events. Positions are President, Vice President, Secretary,
Treasurer, USGA Representative, Public Relations Coordinator, and Special Events Coordinator.
You can nominate yourself or someone else for any number of positions. All nominations which should include a full name, position, and email address should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org by March 14th, 2009. All nominees will be later contacted and required to submit a statement and picture by March 21, 2009.
CAMPUS CONNECTION:33) Student Newspaper looking for Writers, Editors, Photographers and More!
Like to write? Want to share your ideas/opinions? Interested in staying in touch with what's
going on on-campus? Or in getting to know students from all the different schools here at UMB? Then consider joining the Campus Connection: the independent Student Newspaper at UMB!
Our stories/article range from news reporting, investigative, features, human interest, op-eds/editorials, humor/comics, sports, and entertainment. Time commitment is flexible, no skills necessary - just creativity, drive, and the desire to inform and entertain. Help us continue what this campus truly needs: an independent, student-run newspaper serving to inform and represent the students' voice!
For more information or if you are interested in serving as editors, writers, artists/cartoonists, advertising/marketing, web design/online publishing, or otherwise assisting, contact us at: email@example.com.
34) Headlines from the Campus Connection, the Independent student newspaper at UMB:
To view articles from the entire newspaper, go to www.campusconnectiononline.com.
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UMB Employees Furloughed as State Mandates Payroll Cuts
Music Review: Taylor Hicks "Early Works"
The UMB Ticketing Cash Cow