World AIDS Day 2012
Friday, November 30, 2012 | 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Click here to view the World AIDS Day week flier.
The University of Maryland will observe World AIDS day on Friday, November 30, 2012. The JACQUES Initiative of Institute for Human Virology at the University of Maryland School of Medicine, School of Pharmacy, School of Social Work and the Office of Interprofessional Student Learning & Service Initiatives (ISLSI) are collaborating to bring a full day of interactive activities for the whole campus community.
Confidential HIV Testing & Care Services
Friday, Nov. 30, 2012 | 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. | SMC CC, 3rd floor
Trained volunteers and staff from JACQUES Initiative will provide FREE HIV testing. Testing is open to all UM students, faculty, staff and community members.
Facing AIDS photo campaign
Friday, Nov. 30, 2012 | 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. | SMC CC
UM faculty, staff, students, and 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. Please click here to visit the Facing AIDS website here.
Living Ribbon >
Friday, Nov. 30, 2012 | 1:30 p.m.
The red ribbon is the international symbol of HIV and AIDS awareness. Join us as we attempt to make a UM 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 11:00 am. The picture will be taken at 1:30 pm.
- 11 a.m. - poncho distribution
- 1:15 p.m. - ribbon assembly
- 1:30 p.m. - picture
Lunch & Learn session
Friday, Nov. 30, 2012 | 12 p.m. - 1 p.m. | SMC CC, Ballroom B
UMB Students, Faculty and Staff are welcome to attend. The role of the current and emerging professional in the National HIV/AIDS Strategy will be discussed in an interdisciplinary and interactive format. Facilitators will provide local context about the current HIV epidemic here in Baltimore, Maryland. Come learn how our academic community can get engaged!
Resource & Involvement Fair
Friday, Nov. 30, 2012 | 12 - 2 p.m.
The SMC CC, 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 UM Living Ribbon.
> Sponsored by OASIS and ISLSI