FYI Topics for Tuesday September 30, 2014
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  1. The ME in ResuME - Option #1
  2. Two FREE Meditation Sessions Today
  3. ODI - Interrupting Ableism: How to be an Ally in the Workplace
  4. TONIGHT: MEN'S SOCCER vs. #13 GEORGETOWN
  5. (PHYSICS COLLOQUIUM) Non-trivial Pursuits: Finding Topological States of Matter
  6. Homecoming Spirit Station
  7. Edge of EI8HTEEN: Film Screening & Discussion
  8. Communication Partner Training: A Workshop for Friends and Family of Persons with Aphasia
  9. Grad Fair
  10. Edge of Eighteen
  11. First-year Graduate Students Needed for an Online Survey! (Raffle for $10 Amazon gift cards)
  12. Call for Native American Indian Heritage Month Events
  13. Do you study Spanish? Participate in a paid study!
  14. Wedding and All-Event Open House
  15. Seeking native English Speakers learning Spanish for PAID or CREDIT Psych Study (45 mins)
  16. Don't Cancel that class or meeting, Invite us in!
  17. UHR- eLearning on Lynda.com - Create Elearning Presentations
  18. Graduate Student Government Elections- Round 2!
  19. Mithril Turtle Film Event: A Quest for Meaning
  20. Free Food & Immigration Law Workshop for Graduate Students
  21. LAST CHANCE #UMDSuicidePreventionMonth!! Take a Photo, Be Entered in a Drawing to Win Terrapin Express!

1. The ME in ResuME - Option #1

When: Tuesday, September 30, 2014 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Where: Hornbake : University Career Center & The President's Promise : 3100 Hornbake Library, South Wing
Event Type(s): Special Event

Are you set up for success? Do you know where you are going and do you have a way to keep track of your accomplishments? Create your own path based on your interests - connecting your education, activities and internships or part-time employment.

Through examples and interactive activities, discover powerful ways to portray yourself on paper. Personalized guidance will be provided in the last fifteen minutes of this event. This event is part of the Come Out of Your Shell Success Series for first and second year students.


Prerequisites:

1. Complete a draft of your resume using Resume Builder in Careers4Terps.

2. Bring a hard copy of your resume draft to the session.

Note: Plan to attend even if you haven't attended other Success Series events.

Come Out of Your Shell! Success Series for First and Second Year Students

Website: http://www.careers.umd.edu/events_description.cfm?event_id=5039

For more information, contact:
Heather Urban
301.314.7120

www.careers.umd.edu/events_description.cfm?event_id=5039



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2. Two FREE Meditation Sessions Today

Where: Health Center : 0142
Event Type(s): Health

Today's FREE meditation sessions will be held in room 0142 of the University Health Center from 12pm to 1pm and from 5pm to 6pm.

Please visit www.health.umd.edu/meditation or call Edie Anderson at 301-314-9629 for more information.

Website: http://www.health.umd.edu/meditation

For more information, contact:
Edie Anderson
301-314-9629

www.health.umd.edu



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3. ODI - Interrupting Ableism: How to be an Ally in the Workplace

When: Thursday, October 09, 2014 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Where: TBD
Event Type(s): Seminar

As part of the semester-long Rise Above Ableism campaign, this workshop aims to identify and deconstruct ableism, the system of discrimination against people with disabilities. Specifically, this workshop will define ableism, facilitate discussion around (dis)ability on our campus, and highlight how people can interrupt their own ableist beliefs, behaviors, and attitudes. Major focus will be given to identifying and connecting ableism to other systems of oppression, and we will workshop strategies to ensure inclusivity in our practices as campus community members. Participants will leave the workshop with ways to dismantle ableism in their own lives and the spaces they create. This workshop is for people with disabilities as well as people in solidarity.

Location: TBD

Register at www.training.umd.edu

Website: http://diversity.umd.edu

For more information, contact:
Beth Douthirt Cohen, PhD
Office of Diversity and Inclusion
(301) 405-1563

diversity.umd.edu



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4. TONIGHT: MEN'S SOCCER vs. #13 GEORGETOWN

When: Tuesday, September 30, 2014 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Where: Ludwig Field
Event Type(s): Athletics

Tonight, your Maryland Men's Soccer team will host next-door neighbor and 13th-ranked Georgetown in the BATTLE OF THE BELTWAY!

Join the Terps at 7 PM at Ludwig Field as the they fight for DMV supremacy! You won't want to miss this long-awaited rivalry game.

Go Terps!

Website: http://www.umterps.com

Ticket Information:
Charges: Faculty/Staff/Student FREE; ;
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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5. (PHYSICS COLLOQUIUM) Non-trivial Pursuits: Finding Topological States of Matter

When: Tuesday, September 30, 2014 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: Physics : Physical Sciences Complex : PSC Lobby
Event Type(s): Colloquium

Topological insulator (TI) materials, with metallic boundary states protected against time-reversal-invariant perturbations, are a new and exciting avenue for realizing exotic quantum states of matter with strong potential for new and advanced technologies. As usual, predictions of new three-dimensional TI materials are widespread but obtaining conclusive proof of the existence of non-trivial TI states continues to be a challenge. To date, the majority of effort has focused on a family of layered bismuth-based compounds now regarded as the archetype TI material. However, these materials are in reality good conducting metals with bulk carriers, requiring advanced device and measurement techniques to dig out the intrinsic topological state properties. Johnpierre Paglione will discuss our efforts to advance this state of affairs by improving on materials quality and diversity, focusing on both non-interacting Bi2Se3 and the "new" mixed-valence topological Kondo insulator SmB6.

Website: http://www.umdphysics.umd.edu/events/physicscolloquia.html

For more information, contact:
Carole Cuaresma Kiger
+1 301 405 5945

www.umdphysics.umd.edu



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6. Homecoming Spirit Station

When: Monday, October 13, 2014 11:00 AM - Friday, October 17, 2014 2:00 PM
Where: Stamp Student Union : Art & Learning Center
Event Type(s): Special Event

Are you pumped for Homecoming? Got a lot of Terp pride that you want to show the world?

Come to the Art & Learning Center in STAMP during Homecoming Week, October 13-17, from 11:00AM - 2:00PM to make some spirit gear! Create a game day sign, pom-pom, or gimp bracelet/key chain out of Maryland colors.

Show your Maryland pride - GO TERPS!

Website: https://www.facebook.com/events/510221655746921/

For more information, contact:
Donna Lim
301-314-8491



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7. Edge of EI8HTEEN: Film Screening & Discussion

When: Wednesday, October 01, 2014 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Where: Knight Hall : Eaton Theater, Room 1206
Event Type(s): Diversity,Movie/Film/Video

Join the Journalism Center on Children and Families for a screening of Al Jazeera America's new documentary "Edge of Eighteen." Diverse youth from around U.S. documented their senior year in high school and their struggles with being undocumented, joining the military, going to college, teen pregnancy, religious devotion and coming out as gay. Meet the Executive Producer and two of the youth participants. Free pizza. Seating limited.

Website: http://www.journalismcenter.org/event/edge-of-ei8hteen

For more information, contact:
Julie Merle Drizin
JCCF
301 405 8812

http://www.journalismcenter.org



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8. Communication Partner Training: A Workshop for Friends and Family of Persons with Aphasia

When: Saturday, October 25, 2014 9:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Where: Department of Hearing and Speech Sciences : Lefrak Hall 0135
Event Type(s): Training

What: Workshop on communicating effectively with persons with aphasia

Who: The target audience is caregivers of persons with aphasia

Details:
. Pre-registration required (free, but limited space)
. Visit the following website to register:
http://tinyurl.com/kuad3mo
. Evidence-based workshop developed by Speech-Language Pathologists
. Success of the workshop will be measured by video-recording before-after conversations
. Ongoing series



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9. Grad Fair

When: Tuesday, October 14, 2014 10:00 AM - Thursday, October 16, 2014 6:00 PM
Where: Stamp Student Union : University Book Center
Event Type(s): Special Event

All students walking in December Commencement ceremonies should visit the University Book Center in STAMP to purchase their cap & gown at the Grad Fair.

The Grad Fair will be held October 14th-16th from 10am until 6pm. Graduates will be able to order announcements, class rings and pick up their regalia in the bookstore.

Graduates will also enjoy refreshments and freebies! Students will save 10% on their regalia if purchased during the Grad Fair.

For more information, contact:
Myra Haley
301-314-0415



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10. Edge of Eighteen

When: Wednesday, October 01, 2014 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Where: Knight Hall : 1206
Event Type(s): Special Event

What's it like to come of age in America today? Academy-award winning filmmaker Alex Gibney and Alexandra Pelosi trained 15 diverse youth to document their senior year in high school. The Edge of Eighteen is a series that tackles a range of issues, from being undocumented, joining the military, going to college, to teen pregnancy, religious devotion and coming out as gay. Join the Journalism Center on Children & Families WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 1 at 6 pm for a screening and discussion of this new show from Al Jazeera America (AJAM). Two of the youth participants will be at the screening along with Executive Producer Amy Kohn. This is a great opportunity to learn more about AJAM, collaborative storytelling, citizen journalism, filmmaking and get your finger on the pulse of the next generation of adults. Knight Hall Room 1206.

For more information, contact:
Fatimah Waseem



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11. First-year Graduate Students Needed for an Online Survey! (Raffle for $10 Amazon gift cards)

Event Type(s): Other

Hello everyone,

If you are a FIRST-YEAR GRADUATE STUDENT and moved to this College Park and surrounding area in the last three months, you can win $10 gift card by completing an online survey!

We are studying how new students seek local information in a new environment. This survey may take about 10 minutes, and 20 PARTICIPANTS will get $10 Amazon gift cards through the raffle.

To participate in this survey, participants must:

* be master's or doctoral students at University of Maryland College Park in their FIRST semester (Not continuing students)

* be either 1) international students
or 2) domestic students from OTHER STATES/AREAS in the U.S. (Not Maryland local residents)

* have first arrived in College Park area within the last three months (Jul, Aug, or Sep 2014)

If you satisfy ALL the requirements listed above, please click the link below to participate!

Website: https://umdsurvey.umd.edu/SE/?SID=SV_6tCUtcfzY04mF2l

For more information, contact:
Chi Young Oh
College of Information Studies
+1 301 405 2033



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12. Call for Native American Indian Heritage Month Events

Event Type(s): Other

The Office of Multicultural Student Involvement and Community Advocacy (MICA) is responsible for releasing heritage month calendars, which create a centralized listing of events, lectures and activities taking place throughout the month.

If you will be holding an event, lecture or activity related to Native American Indian identity, history, culture and/or legislation or social justice please complete this form to have it listed on the November 2014 heritage month calendar. Submissions and revisions must be submitted no later than October 10th 2014.

Website: https://orgsync.com/75780/forms/108512

For more information, contact:
Naliyah Kaya
MICA
+1 301 405 8757

https://orgsync.com/75780/forms/108512



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13. Do you study Spanish? Participate in a paid study!

Where: Patapsco Building : 1110
Event Type(s): Other

The Language Learning and Cognition Study is recruiting participants! Participate in 14 sessions of 1-2 hours each. You will be asked to complete tasks and questionnaires

Receive $240 for completing the study. After completing session 14, you will get a raffle entry to win one of 10 $200 gift cards!

Eligibility criteria include (see website for full list):
-18-30 years of age
-monolingual native speaker of English
-currently enrolled in a 300-level Spanish course or completed a 300-level Spanish course within the past year
-not started studying Spanish before age 12
-no immersion experience of longer than 1 month in a Spanish-speaking country

See additional criteria, more information, and sign up on the Paid SONA System http://umpsychology-paid.sona-systems.com or contact LangLCS@casl.umd.edu.

Website: http://umpsychology-paid.sona-systems.com

For more information, contact:
Val Karuzis



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14. Wedding and All-Event Open House

When: Monday, October 06, 2014 2:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Where: Memorial Chapel
Event Type(s): Special Event

Looking for a wonderful ceremony space for your big day? Or
simply a great location for a number of other special events? Look no further than the Memorial Chapel! We will be having Open House on Monday Oct. 6th from 2PM - 8PM, where brides-to-be, UMD students, faculty, and staff, as well as others not affiliated with UMD can tour the chapel and see what we have to offer! Special discount of 10% off each venue for brides that book with both the Chapel and the Stamp Student Union as a reception site!

Website: http://www.chapel.umd.edu

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

www.chapel.umd.edu



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15. Seeking native English Speakers learning Spanish for PAID or CREDIT Psych Study (45 mins)

Where: Biology - Psychology : 3150
Event Type(s): Other

Are you a native speaker of English who has intermediate to advanced knowledge of Spanish? If so, you could earn $10 by participating in a study in the University of Maryland Department of Psychology. We are investigating the cognitive mechanisms involved in switching between languages.

To participate in this study, you must be:
-- a native speaker of English, and
-- have at least intermediate proficiency in Spanish (i.e., have taken upper-division Spanish courses)

Participation in this study will involve a one-hour session, scheduled at your convenience. You will be compensated $10 for your time (or earn Psych Credit if you prefer)

Interested? If so, please email umdbilingualstudy@gmail.com

For more information, contact:
Alison Shell
+1 301 405 5862



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16. Don't Cancel that class or meeting, Invite us in!

Where: Health Center : Presentations can be held in classroom or meeting spaces.
Event Type(s): Health

Don't Cancel that class or meeting, Invite us in!

The Student Health Advisory Committee is available to educate and empower students, In Sickness and In Health.

During this FREE presentation, students will learn how to: navigate access to health care on campus, schedule an appointment, use health insurance, and access valuable health resources.

Presentations are available to classrooms, student organizations, Greek organizations, residence halls, and departments. To request a presentation, visit: http://ter.ps/inviteusin and complete an online Peer Education Program request form. Two weeks' notice required.

Website: http://www.health.umd.edu/studentinvolvement/peereducation/requestform

For more information, contact:
Health Promotion Unit
University Health Center
+1 301 314 8128

www.health.umd.edu



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17. UHR- eLearning on Lynda.com - Create Elearning Presentations

Event Type(s): Training

Lynda.com is now creating full Playlists for us! A Playlist is a few of their courses/presentations that compliment each other to create a full program of learning.

Check out the Playlist for Creating eLearning Presentations -- Learn to create interactive presentations and custom training for your class/organization, with tools like Captivate, Camtasia, and PowerPoint.

http://www.lynda.com/SharedPlaylist/0057c1226f9f4a649eec586d944fbe9d?org=umd.edu

Lynda.com has cut down on the time it would take to figure out which courses to take! Check out the Playlists today!

Website: http://www.lyndatraining.umd.edu

For more information, contact:
Cyn Trombly Allen
WiLD, UHR
+1 301 405 5686

www.uhr.umd.edu



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18. Graduate Student Government Elections- Round 2!

Event Type(s): Other

Calling all Grad Terps! The second wave of elections for Graduate Student Government representatives has opened! Voting closes Friday, 10/3. To vote:

1) Sign up with OrgSync: http://orgsync.umd.edu/
2) Join Graduate Student Government's OrgSync page: https://orgsync.com/59961/chapter
3) Follow the link to vote: https://orgsync.com/59961/forms/120023

Website: http://gsg.umd.edu

For more information, contact:
Ellie Howe
Graduate Student Government

gsg.umd.edu



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19. Mithril Turtle Film Event: A Quest for Meaning

When: Tuesday, September 30, 2014 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Where: Tawes Fine Arts : 1100
Event Type(s): Movie/Film/Video

This new documentary about J.R.R. Tolkien and C.S. Lewis will premiere on PBS in 2015, but you can see it now!

After the screening, director Chip Duncan will be here in person to have a Q & A with the audience.

Website: http://mithrilturtle.umd.edu

For more information, contact:
Michelle Markey Butler
+1 301 405 2033

www.michellemarkeybutler.com



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20. Free Food & Immigration Law Workshop for Graduate Students

When: Tuesday, October 07, 2014 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Where: Stamp Student Union : Pyon Su Room#2108
Event Type(s): Other

Join immigration attorney Patricia Minikon for an important discussion of immigration issues affecting the graduate student community. Get answers to your questions regarding your student visa, immigration options in the future, and more! If you have attended this popular workshop in the past, please feel free to come again because there is always new and updated information when it comes to immigration. For more information and to register, please visit: www.thestamp.umd.edu/gradlegalaid

Website: http://tinyurl.com/m8matsj

For more information, contact:
Stenise Sanders
+1 301 405 5807

gradlegalaid.org



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21. LAST CHANCE #UMDSuicidePreventionMonth!! Take a Photo, Be Entered in a Drawing to Win Terrapin Express!

Event Type(s): Health

Want to win $10 worth of Terrapin Express?

1. Find at least one item that you received from a Health Center Suicide Prevention table or event (examples: (a) green UHC turtle stress ball; (b) UHC "Source of Strength" magnet, lunch bag, or nylon drawstring backpack; (c) yellow UHC "College Students and Suicide" prevention brochure).

2. Take a picture of yourself holding the item(s) next to the Testudo statue (in front of McKeldin library).

3. By 11:59pm TONIGHT, September 30, upload your photo to Facebook or Twitter using the hashtag #UMDSuicidePreventionMonth - Be sure the photo privacy settings are set to PUBLIC!

4. Students, staff, and faculty who post a photo meeting these criteria will be entered into a drawing for 1 of 5 ten dollar Terrapin Express prizes.

5. Winners will be notified by the before October 3.

*View photo of eligible items:
*Additional Information about Terrapin Express: http://terrapinexpress.umd.edu/

For more information, contact:
Maureen Wimsatt
Health Center
+1 301 314 8106

http://health.umd.edu/UMDSuicidePreventionMonth



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