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FYI Topics for Saturday September 20, 2014
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  1. Hazing Prevention Panel
  2. Win $25K for your ideas! 2014-2015 FIA Seed Grant Competition Kickoff Meeting
  3. TerpZone Presents: NBA 2K15 Tournament
  4. Scandal Watch Party
  5. Motor learning study seeking 53-77 year old participants - earn $30!
  6. Hazing Prevention Panel
  7. Graduate Student Government Elections!

1. Hazing Prevention Panel

When: Tuesday, September 23, 2014 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Where: Stamp Student Union : Grand Ballroom Lounge
Event Type(s): Special Event

As a part of Hazing Prevention Week, there will be a two-part event on September 23 from 5-7PM in the Grand Ballroom discussing hazing in college. Each session will be followed by a question and answer period. There will be refreshments and giveaways.

Join us for a panel with Dr. Michelle Espino of the School of Education, and alums Jeffrey Novotny and Mathew Quigley to discuss past experiences with hazing in student organizations and addressing those issues.

Dr. Scott Roberts of the Psychology Department will also be presenting on the psychological effects of hazing.

If you have questions please contact James Bond at (301) 314-8204.

For more information, contact:
James Bond
301 314 8204



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2. Win $25K for your ideas! 2014-2015 FIA Seed Grant Competition Kickoff Meeting

When: Monday, September 29, 2014 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Where: McKeldin Library : Special Events Room 6137
Event Type(s): Meeting,Special Event

Join us September 29th, from 2:00PM to 4:00PM in the Special Events Room, McKeldin Library, for the informational kickoff meeting for the third FIA-Deutsch Seed Grant Competition.

Meet other student participants and faculty mentors, discuss potential ideas with FIA Partners and staff, hear from past Seed Grant winners and be inspired to form your own team and compete. Four student teams with faculty advisors can win up to $25,000!

Website: http://fia.umd.edu/seedgrants

For more information, contact:
Tetyana Lokot
The Future of Information Alliance
+1 301 455 6507

fia.umd.edu



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3. TerpZone Presents: NBA 2K15 Tournament

When: Friday, October 10, 2014 8:00 PM - Saturday, October 11, 2014 12:00 PM
Where: Stamp Student Union : TerpZone
Event Type(s): Special Event

Are you da real MVP? Love playing NBA 2k15? Then come out to the TerpZone on Friday, October 10, 2014 from 8:00PM - 12:00AM to compete in the NBA 2k15 Tournament!

Sign-ups begin at 6:00PM. This tournament is free to enter, and there will be a prize for the finalist!

For more information please contact Jean-Luque Zephir at zephir.jean17@gmail.com.

For more information, contact:
Jean-Luque Zephir



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4. Scandal Watch Party

When: Thursday, September 25, 2014 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Where: Stamp Student Union : TerpZone
Event Type(s): Special Event

Join fellow Scandal fans at the Scandal Watch Party, Season 4 Premiere!

Come to the TerpZone on September 25, 2014 from 8:00pm - 10:00pm to watch the premiere. There will be a cash bar, trivia, and prizes!

If you have any questions, please contact Kevin Alexander at kalaxan4@umd.edu.

For more information, contact:
Kevin Alexander
(301) 314-2695



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

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

We are looking for participants for a study investigating the influence of aging motor learning while performing simple tasks on a computer keyboard. The study will involve one session at the Cognitive Motor Neuroscience Laboratory in the Kinesiology Dept. 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 53-77 years
Female participants between the ages of 63-77 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.

Shikha Prashad (sprashad@umd.edu)
Ph.D. Candidate
Department of Kinesiology, School of Public Health
Neuroscience & Cognitive Science Program
Advisor: Dr. Jane Clark (jeclark@umd.edu)

For more information, contact:
Shikha Prashad



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6. Hazing Prevention Panel

When: Tuesday, September 23, 2014 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Where: Stamp Student Union
Event Type(s): Special Event

As a part of Hazing Prevention Week, there will be a two-part event on September 23 from 5-7PM in the Grand Ballroom discussing hazing in college. Each session will be followed by a question and answer period. There will be refreshments and giveaways.

Join us for a panel with Dr. Michelle Espino of the School of Education, and alums Jeffrey Novotny and Mathew Quigley to discuss past experiences with hazing in student organizations and addressing those issues.

Dr. Scott Roberts of the Psychology Department will also be presenting on the psychological effects of hazing.

If you have questions please contact James Bond at (301) 314-8204. For more information, please visit http://ter.ps/EndHazing.

For more information, contact:
James Bond
301 314 8204



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7. Graduate Student Government Elections!

Event Type(s): Other

Graduate Student Government elections are now open! If you are a graduate student, you are able to vote for a representative from your academic department. To vote:

1) Sign up and sign in to OrgSync: http://orgsync.umd.edu/
2) Join the Graduate Student Government OrgSync page: https://orgsync.com/59961/chapter
3) Submit the voting form: https://orgsync.com/59961/forms/103185

Elections will close Thursday, 9/25. Use your vote, Grad Terps!

For more information, contact:
Ann Elizabeth Howe
Graduate Student Government
+1 301 314 8503

gsg.umd.edu



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