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  1. Summer Time is the Right Time for a Health Screening at the University Health Center
  2. FREE Walk-In Tutoring at OMSE!
  3. UMD Students:Earn up to $56 for playing a short computerized game!
  4. PAID study for native English speakers learning Spanish (1 hour)
  5. Summer Savings at Riggs
  6. $70 PER COUPLE FOR COMPLETING PSYCHOLOGY STUDY!
  7. Biological Mothers of Children with ADHD Needed for Paid Study!
  8. FREE Meditation Session Today
  9. OMSE Looking to Hire CHEM and Accounting Tutors!

1. Summer Time is the Right Time for a Health Screening at the University Health Center

When: Thursday, July 31, 2014 8:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Where: Health Center : Report to the Check-In Desk for direction and to process payment
Event Type(s): Health

The University Health Center is offering affordable Health Screenings to faculty, staff, and graduate students this summer!

NO APPOINTMENT NECESSARY!

For only $15*, you can obtain a blood panel which includes the following:

* Cholesterol test**
* Blood Glucose test

For Best Results, Do Not Eat 12 hours before blood draw. Lab results will be mailed within two weeks.

Health Screening Days
The screening is offered between 8:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
Thursday, July 31
Tuesday, August 12
Thursday, August 21

* The Health Center will accept cash, check, Terrapin Express, or Credit Cards. Payment will be accepted at the Appointment Check-In Desk.
** An overnight fast will be required for accurate cholesterol levels.

Call (301) 314-8184 for more details or visit www.health.umd.edu/Summer

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

For more information, contact:
University Health Center Lab
University Health Center
+1 301 314 8175

www.health.umd.edu



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2. FREE Walk-In Tutoring at OMSE!

Where: Hornbake : 1101
Event Type(s): Other

Need help with your summer classes? The Office of Multi-Ethnic Student Education provides free, walk-in tutoring and review sessions for CHEM, PHYS, MATH, SPAN, ENES, STAT, ECON, and Writing! For more information visit omse.umd.edu/tutoring.html and request a tutor today!

Website: http://omse.umd.edu/tutoring.html



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3. UMD Students:Earn up to $56 for playing a short computerized game!

When: Thursday, August 07, 2014 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: GVPT Research Lab : Chincoteague Hall 4101
Event Type(s): Other

On Thursday, August 7th, at 2:00pm and 3:30pm in 4101 Chincoteague Hall, I will conduct a computerized bargaining game experiment. You will be paid $6 for participating and you may earn up to an additional $50. Most participants earn $25 to $35 in total. The experiment will take 45 minutes or less. You will be paid in cash at the end.

You can register at:
http://www.terpconnect.umd.edu/~wlr/experiments

If selected, you will be notified by Tuesday, August 5th, and you will be provided with any additional necessary information via e-mail.

Best regards,

William Reed, Associate Professor, GVPT

For more information, contact:
Daniel Siegel
GVPT Graduate Student



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4. PAID study for native English speakers learning Spanish (1 hour)

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 recently taken upper-division college courses)

Participation in this study will involve a one-hour session, scheduled at your convenience. You will be compensated $10 for your time.

Interested? If so, please email umdbilingualstudy@gmail.com or call (301) 405-5622.

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



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5. Summer Savings at Riggs

When: Tuesday, July 29, 2014 1:30 PM - Sunday, August 31, 2014 1:30 PM
Where: Samuel Riggs IV Alumni Center
Event Type(s): Special Event

Time is running out. Take advantage of our 50% off rental rates for NEW events held at Riggs by August 31, 2014. Visit riggs.umd.edu for more details.

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

riggs.umd.edu



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6. $70 PER COUPLE FOR COMPLETING PSYCHOLOGY STUDY!

Where: Biology - Psychology : 3132
Event Type(s): Other

. Researchers at UMD are recruiting participants for a study on romantic relationships.
. Participants will complete a 1-hour lab session with your romantic partner (boyfriend, girlfriend, husband, wife, or partner) and then complete brief questionnaires each evening at home for 2 weeks.
. Earn up to $35 per person.
. Must be fluent in English and over 18 years of age. Your romantic partner may be of the same or opposite sex.
. For more information or to schedule, please contact: UMDCPstudy@gmail.com.

For more information, contact:
Jon Lin
Interpersonal Relationships Lab



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7. Biological Mothers of Children with ADHD Needed for Paid Study!

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

Are you the biological mother of a 5-10 year-old child that has Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)? If so, you may be eligible to participate in a study being conducted by the University of Maryland ADHD Program. The purpose of this research project is to better understand biological underpinnings of parenting among mothers of children with and without ADHD. Participation includes:

.Two visits to the University of Maryland, College Park campus (one with your child and one without)
.$100 compensation for research participation
.2-hour Helpful Parenting Tips workshop

If you would like to learn more, please contact the Maternal Imaging Study at (301) 405-4606 or marylandadhdprogram@gmail.com.

For more information, contact:
Kelsey E. Woods
+1 301 405 4606



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8. FREE Meditation Session Today

When: Tuesday, July 29, 2014 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Where: Health Center : Afya Room : 0142
Event Type(s): Health

Today's meditation session will be held at 12pm on the ground floor of the University Health Center (room 0142).

For more information, please visit www.health.umd.edu or call Edie Anderson at 301-314-9629.

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

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

www.health.umd.edu/meditation



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9. OMSE Looking to Hire CHEM and Accounting Tutors!

Where: Hornbake : 1101
Event Type(s): Other

The Office of Multi-Ethnic Student Education is seeking to hire tutors for Chemistry (the ability to tutor CHEM241 is required) and Accounting. Applicants should be able to start immediately. If interested, email your resume and unofficial transcript to omsetutoring@umd.edu.

Website: http://omse.umd.edu/tutoring.html



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