FYI Topics for Saturday October 25, 2014
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  1. Participate in a paid language processing study!
  2. Free movie screening: Night of the Living Dead
  3. Are you tired of being SPOOKED by Public Speaking
  4. Explore Europe with your peers this summer!!
  5. Explore Europe with your peers this summer!!
  6. RESCHEDULED: Accessibility Tour of UMD
  7. TONIGHT: Men's Soccer vs. Santa Clara
  8. Motor learning study seeking 53-77 year old participants - earn $30!
  9. The Inaugural Diversity Fireside Chat: Rising Tide: The New American Workplace
  10. Beyond the Classroom presents "Healthy Food and Lifestyle Choices for Children"
  11. Kronos Quartet Reflects on World War I Centennial with Prelude to a Black Hole and Beyond Zero: 1914-1918, October 25
  12. Plant Science Lecture Series Maryland Grain Producers Utilization Board Seminar 10/29/14: Dr. Marcela Pierce, NC State University; 4:00 PM, PLS 1130
  13. Forever Young Walk/Run

1. Participate in a paid language processing study!

When: Saturday, October 25, 2014 - Monday, November 24, 2014
Where: JMZ : 0202
Event Type(s): Other

Are you either a native speaker of English or a nonnative speaker of English? Participate in a paid language processing study! The entire session lasts no more than 1 hour and you will be compensated $15 for your time. The study is open to both undergraduate and graduate students(undergraduate participants must be at least 18). Participation includes a main experiment and a language background questionnaire (only for the nonnative speakers). The study investigates language processing and learning. The session will take place in 0202 JMZ.

To participate in this study, you must be:
- at least 18 years old
- either a native speaker of English or a nonnative speaker learning English as a second language

If interested, please contact umdslaa@gmail.com.
For more information, contact:
Hyojin Jeong
umdslaa@gmail.com

For more information, contact:
Hyojin Jeong
2406760375



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2. Free movie screening: Night of the Living Dead

When: Thursday, October 30, 2014 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Where: Hornbake : Room H
Event Type(s): Movie/Film/Video

Please join us at Library Media Services (located on the ground floor of Hornbake Library) next Thursday, October 30 at 6:00pm in our Room H classroom for a FREE screening of George A. Romero's horror classic Night of the Living Dead. The film will be introduced by Dr. Jennifer Golbeck of the Human-Computer Interaction Lab. Free popcorn will be provided! This event is part of #Halloweek at the UMD Libraries.

Website: http://ter.ps/halloweek

For more information, contact:
Andrew Horbal
Library Media Services
+1 301 405 9227

http://www.lib.umd.edu/nonprint/



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3. Are you tired of being SPOOKED by Public Speaking

When: Wednesday, October 29, 2014 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Where: 5825 University Research Court, Suite 2500 College Park, MD (approx. ½ mile the College Park Metro down River Road)
Event Type(s): Special Event

Join College Park Toastmasters for an OPEN HOUSE to gain confidence and find your voice. This is a FREE event that includes: Toastmaster's meeting, Halloween Theme, networking, free food, door prizes, free parking, and much more!!!

For more information and to RSVP email a.m.shaw06@gmail.com
Please visit us at: http://collegeparktoastmasters.toastmastersclubs.org/

Website: http://collegeparktoastmasters.toastmastersclubs.org/

For more information, contact:
Andrew Shaw
College Park Toastmasters

http://collegeparktoastmasters.toastmastersclubs.org/



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4. Explore Europe with your peers this summer!!

When: Thursday, October 30, 2014
Event Type(s): Special Event

Junior and Seniors do you want to explore Europe with your friends and peers?

Make unforgettable memories for 19-24 days as you visit beautiful historic landmarks in England, France, Belgium and Holland. Reserve your spot today for the Essential Europe trip from May 29-June 16(or 21),2015.

For more information, visit http://umaa.umd.edu/Travel/2015/doc/umd-eeu-2015.pdf

Website: http://umaa.umd.edu/Travel/2015/doc/umd-eeu-2015.pdf

For more information, contact:
Angela Christine Dimopoulos
+1 301 405 7938

riggs.umd.edu



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5. Explore Europe with your peers this summer!!

When: Thursday, October 30, 2014
Where: Samuel Riggs IV Alumni Center
Event Type(s): Special Event

Junior and Seniors do you want to explore Europe with your friends and peers?

Make unforgettable memories for 19-24 days as you visit beautiful historic landmarks in England, France, Belgium and Holland. Reserve your spot today for the Essential Europe trip from May 29-June 16(or 21),2015.

For more information, visit http://umaa.umd.edu/Travel/2015/doc/umd-eeu-2015.pdf

Website: http://umaa.umd.edu/Travel/2015/doc/umd-eeu-2015.pdf

For more information, contact:
Angela Christine Dimopoulos
+1 301 405 7938

riggs.umd.edu



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6. RESCHEDULED: Accessibility Tour of UMD

When: Monday, October 27, 2014 1:00 PM - 2:15 PM
Where: Stamp Student Union : Main Entrance
Event Type(s): Diversity

Come see the campus through the experiences of students with disabilities. Tour will look at places of strength and struggle for our campus in terms of accessibility with etiquette tips from a wheelchair and motor disability point of view.

Website: http://diversity.umd.edu/riseabove/

For more information, contact:
Domonic Antonio Rollins
Office of Diversity & Inclusion
+1 301 405 2858



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7. TONIGHT: Men's Soccer vs. Santa Clara

When: Saturday, October 25, 2014 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Where: Ludwig Field
Event Type(s): Athletics

Join your Maryland Men's Soccer team at Ludwig Field at 7 PM tonight as it takes on Santa Clara in the Terps' second-to-last weekend home game of the 2014 season!

Go Terps!

Website: http://www.umterps.com

Ticket Information:
Charges: Faculty/Staff/Student FREE; ;
Available at: Terrapin Ticket Office at Comcast Center
Phone: 1.800.IM.A.TERP
Website: http://www.umterps.com

For more information, contact:
Jordan P Looby
Maryland Athletics
+1 301 314 7162

www.umterps.com



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8. Motor learning study seeking 53-77 year old participants - earn $30!

Where: Woods : School of Public Health : School of Public Health Rm 2303
Event Type(s): Other

We are looking for participants for a study investigating the influence of aging on motor learning while performing simple tasks on a computer keyboard. The study will involve one session at the Cognitive Motor Neuroscience Laboratory in the Department of Kinesiology and will take about 2.5-3 hours to complete. Electroencephalography (EEG) will be used to measure brain activity.

Participants must be right-handed without any history of neurological or movement disorders between the following ages:
Male participants between the ages of 53-57 years and 73-77 years
Female participants between the ages of 73-77 years

Participants will be provided free parking in front of the building and will earn $30!

Please contact Shikha Prashad (sprashad@umd.edu) for more information.

For more information, contact:
Shikha Prashad



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9. The Inaugural Diversity Fireside Chat: Rising Tide: The New American Workplace

When: Friday, October 31, 2014 12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Where: Van Munching : Tyser Auditorium : 1212
Event Type(s): Special Event

Join us for this impactful event, open to UMD and Smith faculty, staff, students, administrators, and community partners. Light lunch will be served at a post-presentation networking.

Please RSVP via www.ter.ps/RisingTide by 10/27/14.

The event will be hosted by Dr. Hank Boyd as he interviews our distinguished guest speaker, Veronica E. Villalobos, Esq., Director of the Office of Diversity and Inclusion at the United States Office of Personnel Management (OPM). Ms. Villalobos will speak on sweeping trends impact both the public and private sectors. Her remarks will be of considerable value to future business leaders, community members, and public policymakers.

Website: http://www.ter.ps/RisingTide

For more information, contact:
Judith Suyen Martinez
Smith School of Business
+1 301 405 0306

www.rhsmith.umd.edu



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10. Beyond the Classroom presents "Healthy Food and Lifestyle Choices for Children"

When: Monday, October 27, 2014 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Where: 1102 South Campus Commons, Building 1
Event Type(s): Seminar

"Healthy Food and Lifestyle Choices for Children"
An Evening with Dr. Vicki Reese, Executive Director, 5 A DAY CSA

Fifty million people in the United States -- one in four children -- do not know where there next meal is coming from. How do we make healthy, nutritious choices to overcome the difficulties of poor and hungry people struggling with food insecurity and health issues such as obesity, hypertension and other diseases? 5 A DAY CSA based in Beltsville, MD works to stamp out hunger in our local community. We support the Moveable Feast program which provides food for the weekend for local middle school children in Montgomery County, Md. Join 5 A DAY CSA, learn and grow on your road to wellness and "Never Leave Home Hungry." Ultimately, a healthy diet and lifestyle choices are in the best interest of us all.

Vicki Reese, M.D. is Founder and CEO of 5 A DAY CSA in Beltsville, Maryland. Dr. Reese is trained as a general and trauma surgeon.

Website: https://www.facebook.com/events/603407239771537/

For more information, contact:
Dr. James V. Riker
Beyond the Classroom
+1 301 314 6622

www.BeyondTheClassroom.umd.edu



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11. Kronos Quartet Reflects on World War I Centennial with Prelude to a Black Hole and Beyond Zero: 1914-1918, October 25

When: Saturday, October 25, 2014 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Where: Clarice Smith PAC : Kay Theatre
Event Type(s): Concert

Kronos Quartet is synonymous with curiosity and fearlessness. They are neither afraid to look forward or to look back. This program is played without pause or intermission and features Prelude to a Black Hole, a compilation of unusual works chosen by Kronos to reflect the serenity and impact of the World War I centennial, followed immediately by Aleksandra Vrebalov's new work Beyond Zero: 1914 - 1918, highlighted by Bill Morrison's film. Vrebalov's composition begins with an old recording of Béla Bartók playing his 1916 solo piano suite and ends with fragments of a Byzantine hymn changed by Serbian monks accompanied by the live ritual tapping of old Vietnamese artillery shells.

Ticket Information:
Charges: Regular $25; Student $10; NextLEVEL $20
Available at: Clarice Smith Box Office



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12. Plant Science Lecture Series Maryland Grain Producers Utilization Board Seminar 10/29/14: Dr. Marcela Pierce, NC State University; 4:00 PM, PLS 1130

When: Wednesday, October 29, 2014 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: Plant Sciences : 1130
Event Type(s): Seminar

PSLA's Plant Science Lecture Series Maryland Grain Producers Utilization Board Seminar 10/29/14: Dr. Marcela Pierce, NC State University; 4:00 PM, PLS 1130

Seminar Title: Phosphoinositides regulate vacuole fusion in plants
Mechanisms of plant vacuole biogenesis including vacuole fusion are not well characterized. This seminar will describe a proposed role of the vacuolar SNARE protein VTI11 and phosphoinositides in vacuole homotypic fusion. In addition, new evidence indicating that light regulates vacuole morphology will be presented.

Grad Lunch with the Speaker will be held at 12:00 p.m. in PLS 2107.

Refreshments will be served at the seminar.

Please bring your own water bottles and cups.

For more information, or to meet the speaker, contact: Dr. Heven Sze, hsze@umd.edu .

For more information, contact:
Susan E. Burk
+1 301 405 6244



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13. Forever Young Walk/Run

When: Saturday, October 25, 2014 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Where: Capital One Field at Byrd Stadium : West Gate
Event Type(s): Community Service

The men's lacrosse team in association with Alpha Phi sorority will be hosting a Walk/Run to benefit the Lustgarten Foundation.

Marian Young, Mother of 2011 graduate and lacrosse alumni Ryan Young, passed away of Pancreatic Cancer during the 2011 season. Her memory lives on through the generous fans, alumni and players of the Maryland Lacrosse team.

When: October 25

Start Time: 12:30 Assemble

Distance: 2.2 miles through campus

We would request that a $25 donation be made to the Lustgarten Foundation in Maria's honor. You can do so at the starting line or by visiting our website at https://www.lustgarten.org/foreveryoungwalkrun.

Be The Best

Website: https://www.lustgarten.org/foreveryoungwalkrun

For more information, contact:
Kevin Conry
+1 301 314 7115



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