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FYI Topics for Thursday July 30, 2015
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  1. University Sustainability Fund : Priority Deadline October 15
  2. Open House for Weddings and All Other Events!
  3. Scheduled Outage and New Certificate for umd-secure Wireless
  4. Achieve Wellness with Acupuncture
  5. UHR - Job Vacancy Announcement
  6. FROM THE FRONT LINES - A PERSONAL REFLECTION ON BEING A DOCTOR IN SOWETO

1. University Sustainability Fund : Priority Deadline October 15

Event Type(s): Other

The University Sustainability Fund has granted more than $1,000,000 to 72 sustainability projects including Terp Farm, the Sphagnum Moss Water Treatment System at Eppley Recreation Center, PALS, campus lighting upgrades, rain gardens, research projects, and much more. These projects promote environmental sustainability and positively impact the student experience at UMD.

The Fund has approximately $470,000 available this year. The priority deadline for applications is Thursday, October 15 with a final deadline of Friday, January 15.

For more information: http://www.sustainabilityfund.umd.edu

For more information, contact:
Andrew S Muir
Office of Sustainability
+1 301 405 7068

http://www.sustainability.umd.edu



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2. Open House for Weddings and All Other Events!

When: Monday, August 03, 2015 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Where: Memorial Chapel
Event Type(s): Other

We are having an open house August 3rd from 4PM - 7PM. If you book that day, you will get a 10% discount.

Can't make it? Our next open house is on August 30th from 2PM - 4PM.

Can't wait to see you there!!

For more information, contact:
Memorial Chapel Office
301 314 9866



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3. Scheduled Outage and New Certificate for umd-secure Wireless

Event Type(s): Other

Beginning at 4 a.m. on Tuesday, August 4, 2015, there will be an outage of the umd-secure wireless network. This outage will last approximately two hours, during which time IT staff will perform required system maintenance in order to update our security certificate.

This outage has been scheduled during off-peak usage hours to minimize the adverse impact.

PLEASE NOTE: After the outage, you will need to accept a new certificate the first time you reconnect to umd-secure.

For more information, contact:
Division of IT Help Desk
301.405.1500

www.helpdesk.umd.edu



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4. Achieve Wellness with Acupuncture

Where: Health Center : Summer acupuncture appointments available Monday through Thursday.
Event Type(s): Health

Now Accepting Acupuncture Appointments for August!

Call the University Health Center (301) 314-8184 and schedule your appointment today!

Faculty/Staff: $75 Students: $60

Acupuncture is among the oldest healing practices in the world. As part of traditional Chinese medicine, acupuncture aims to restore and maintain health through the stimulation of specific points on the body.

Website: http://www.health.umd.edu/clinicalservices/complementary/acupuncture



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5. UHR - Job Vacancy Announcement

Event Type(s): Other

We are pleased to share the current Job Vacancy Announcement which includes all positions that were recently posted on campus. To view the listing please click the link below:

https://ejobs.umd.edu

Should you have any questions regarding the employment process please contact the UHR Customer Support Office at (301) 405-5600 or uhrconnect@umd.edu.

Website: https://ejobs.umd.edu/

For more information, contact:
UHR Customer Support Office
(301) 405-5600

www.uhr.umd.edu



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6. FROM THE FRONT LINES - A PERSONAL REFLECTION ON BEING A DOCTOR IN SOWETO

When: Tuesday, August 04, 2015 11:00 AM - 1:30 PM
Where: 2113 Chincoteague Hall
Event Type(s): Other,Health,Lecture,Special Event

Dr. Gloria Teckie will give a personal account of her experience as a physician in Soweto, South Africa.

About the speaker: Gloria Teckie is a specialist physician working in Johannesburg, South Africa. She has fellowships in Nephrology and Internal Medicine and an interest in Critical Care, and is affiliated with the University of the Witwatersrand. She currently practices medicine at the Chris Hani Baragwanath Academic Hospital that serves approximately six million people from Soweto and southern Johannesburg.

**A light lunch will be provided after the presentation.**

Please RSVP at http://bahai.umd.edu/Teckie

Website: http://bahai.umd.edu/Teckie



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