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World AIDS Day Month

The University of Maryland, Baltimore will begin World AIDS Day month programming on Friday, Nov. 7 and officially observe World AIDS Day on Monday, Dec. 1. The Office of Interprofessional Student Learning & Service Initiatives (ISLSI) and the School of Pharmacy are collaborating to bring diverse interactive World AIDS events and activities to the entire campus community.

Click here to view the 2014 World AIDS Day week flier.

Facing AIDS Campaign | TrHIVia Night | Chili Cook Off | National World AIDS Day

Friday, Nov. 7

  • HIV Forum
    Friday, Nov. 7 | 1 - 2 p.m. | School of Pharmacy
    Sponsored by: SMdPHA, American Pharmacists Association Academy of Student Pharmacists (APhA-ASP)

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Wednesday, Nov. 12

  • Facing AIDS Campaign
    Wednesday, Nov. 12 | noon - 2 p.m. | Lexington Market
    Community members are encouraged to be a part a national campaign to reduce stigma and share why and how they are “Facing AIDS.”  In support of our nation’s first National HIV/AIDS Strategy, there will be an interactive photo booth to carry out this awareness building activity. After the event, images will be uploaded to the “Facing AIDS” website as a symbol of solidarity in the University of Maryland, Baltimore’s response to the HIV epidemic.
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Friday, Nov. 14

  • TrHIVia Night
    Friday, Nov. 14 | 6 - 8 p.m. | Frank and Nics West End Grille, 511 W Pratt St, Baltimore, MD 21201
    HIV trivia night is back by popular demand! Enjoy some good company, food, and trivia. Prizes for the winning team!
    Please click here to register.
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Monday, Nov. 17

  • Facing AIDS Campaign
    Friday, Nov. 22 | 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. | Lexington Market
    Community members are encouraged to be a part a national campaign to reduce stigma and share why and how they are “Facing AIDS.”  In support of our nation’s first National HIV/AIDS Strategy, there will be an interactive photo booth to carry out this awareness building activity. After the event, images will be uploaded to the “Facing AIDS” website as a symbol of solidarity in the University of Maryland, Baltimore’s response to the HIV epidemic.
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Friday, Nov. 21

  • Chili Cook Off Benefit
    Friday, Nov. 22 | noon - 2 p.m. | SMC Campus Center First Floor
    Stop by during your lunch break for our chili cook-off fundraiser. All proceeds go to STAR TRACK, a University of Maryland Children’s Hospital Division of Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine addressing the complicated needs of adolescents who are infected with HIV.  Purchase one bowl of chili for $5, and any additional bowls of chili for $3. Be green and bring your own soup mug or bowl to receive a $1 discount!
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Monday, Nov. 24

  • Facing AIDS Campaign
    Friday, Nov. 22 | 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. | Lexington Market
    Community members are encouraged to be a part a national campaign to reduce stigma and share why and how they are “Facing AIDS.”  In support of our nation’s first National HIV/AIDS Strategy, there will be an interactive photo booth to carry out this awareness building activity. After the event, images will be uploaded to the “Facing AIDS” website as a symbol of solidarity in the University of Maryland, Baltimore’s response to the HIV epidemic.
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Monday, Dec. 1

  • Resource & Involvement Fair
    Monday, Dec. 1 | noon - 3:30 p.m. | SMC Campus Center, 1st Floor
    The SMC Campus Center Fireplace Lounge will be the sight of the World AIDS Day Resource & Involvement fair.  This fair will include information on HIV and AIDS, linkage to service and ways to get involved. This will also be the site for the Facing AIDS photo campaign and registrations for the UMB Living Ribbon.
        
  • Living Ribbon 
    Monday, Dec. 1 | 12:30 p.m. | SON Lawn
    The red ribbon is the international symbol of HIV and AIDS awareness.  Join us as we make a UMB living red ribbon on the School of Nursing Lawn.  Red ponchos will be distributed the day of in the SMC CC, Fireplace Lounge starting at 12:00 p.m.  Please click here to register.
    The picture will be taken at 12:30 p.m. 
    • Noon - Poncho distribution
    • 12:15 p.m. - Ribbon assembly
    • 12:30 p.m. - Picture
         
  • Facing AIDS Photo Campaign
    Monday, Dec. 1 | 1 - 3:30 p.m. | SMC Campus Center, 1st Floor
        
  • Confidential HIV Testing & Care Services
    Monday, Dec. 1 | 1:30 - 3:30 p.m. | SMC Campus Center, 2nd Floor
    Trained volunteers and staff from Chase Brexton will provide FREE HIV testing.  Testing is open to all UM students, faculty, staff and community members.
  • Chili Cook-Off
    Monday, Dec. 1 | 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. | SMC Campus Center, 1st Floor
    Stop by during your lunch break for our chili cook-off fundraiser. All proceeds go to STAR TRACK, a University of Maryland Children’s Hospital Division of Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine addressing the complicated needs of adolescents who are infected with HIV.  Purchase one bowl of chili for $5, and any additional bowls of chili for $3. Be green and bring your own soup mug or bowl to receive a $1 discount!

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