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  1. Beyond the Battle: Bladensburg Rediscovered Exhibit
  2. UMD SCHOOL OF MUSIC - CHOIR AUDITIONS
  3. Native speakers of Arabic: paid language study!
  4. Apply for the Graduate School-TLTC Graduate Teaching Fellows Program
  5. Dissertation Support Group
  6. UHR - eLearning - Creating an Amazing Life with C.C. Chapman

1. Beyond the Battle: Bladensburg Rediscovered Exhibit

When: Saturday, August 23, 2014 10:00 AM - Sunday, August 24, 2014 6:00 PM
Where: Hornbake : Maryland Rm Gallery
Event Type(s): Art Exhibition

August 23 & 24 marks the bicentennial of the Battle of Bladensburg - an important episode in the nation's history. The University Libraries will mark the event with a special weekend opening of a new exhibit in Hornbake Library: "Beyond the Battle: Bladensburg Rediscovered." The exhibit profiles the town from its founding as a colonial sea port and explores the question of why its history is so little appreciated. Special hours for the weekend:
August 23 (Saturday): 10:00 - 5:00
August 24 (Sunday): 1:00 - 6:00

Website: http://bladensburgrediscovered.wordpress.com/

For more information, contact:
Douglas P. McElrath
Libraries
+1 301 405 9210

http://www.lib.umd.edu/special/exhibits/home



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2. UMD SCHOOL OF MUSIC - CHOIR AUDITIONS

When: Friday, August 29, 2014 7:00 PM - Wednesday, September 03, 2014 6:00 PM
Where: Clarice Smith PAC : 2201
Event Type(s): Other

If you love to sing, we have an ensemble for you. We are open to undergraduate and graduate students, music majors and non-music majors.

Music from all periods and styles is available to singers through a wide variety of ensembles: Chamber Singers, University Chorale, Men's Chorus and Women's Chorus.

AUDITIONS take place AUGUST 29 - SEPTEMBER 3. Please bring a prepared song in any language/style. An accompanist is provided. Vocal range and musical skills will be tested. CALL 301-405-5571 or email umchoirs@umd.edu to schedule your audition.

Website: http://www.music.umd.edu/ensembles/choirs

For more information, contact:
Lauri Johnson
UMD Choirs
+1 301 405 5571

www.music.umd.edu/ensembles/choirs



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3. Native speakers of Arabic: paid language study!

When: Saturday, August 23, 2014 - Sunday, September 07, 2014
Event Type(s): Other

Native speakers Arabic can participate in a paid study! The study will involve listening to nonsense words in Arabic, taking a short proficiency test, and completing a survey. Participants will be paid $10/hour for one session of approximately 1 hour and 45 minutes on campus. You must be at least 18 years old to participate. If you are interested in participating, please email Alia at abiller@umd.edu.

For more information, contact:
Alia Biller



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4. Apply for the Graduate School-TLTC Graduate Teaching Fellows Program

Event Type(s): Training

The Center for Teaching Excellence is pleased to announce that applications are now being accepted for the 2014-2015 Graduate School-TLTC Graduate Teaching Fellows Program (formerly Graduate Lilly Fellows).

Graduate teaching fellows will engage with each other as a scholarly cohort, take part in regular meetings, and develop a project focused on enhancing undergraduate teaching and student learning at UMD. Upon completion of the year-long program, each fellow will each receive a stipend of $1,000.

Senior graduate students who have taught undergraduates at UMD for at least two semesters may apply by Thursday, August 28th, 2013. More information and application are available at: http://cte.umd.edu/programs/graduate/lillygraduate

Website: http://cte.umd.edu/programs/graduate/lillygraduate

For more information, contact:
Emily Grossnickle
Teaching and Learning Transformation Center
301 314 1287

tltc.umd.edu



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5. Dissertation Support Group

When: Friday, September 19, 2014 12:00 PM - Friday, December 05, 2014 1:30 PM
Where: Shoemaker
Event Type(s): Meeting

A group for students working on dissertations and theses. Members will receive support from the facilitator and each other in getting through the struggles involved in completing their projects.

The group will meet on Fridays from 12-1:30pm.
Dates include 9/19, 10/3, 10/17, 10/31, 11/14, and 12/5.

Meeting with Dr. Green required for participation.

For more information, contact:
Carlton Green
Counseling Center
+1 301 314 7651



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6. UHR - eLearning - Creating an Amazing Life with C.C. Chapman

Event Type(s): Training

Stuck in the day-to-day? It doesn't take a life-altering event to start leading an amazing life. Content marketing expert and storyteller C.C. Chapman shares his advice on living life to the fullest. You'll learn how to define your path and create your own personal advisory board, while dealing with naysayers and negativity. You'll also learn the importance of connecting and celebrating wins and how to shift and maintain your work/life balance. C.C. also shares some of his best tips to a full life: becoming a lifelong learner and giving back.

Click here! - http://www.lynda.com/Business-Business-Skills-tutorials/Creating-Amazing-Life/151543-2.html?org=umd.edu

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

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

www.uhr.umd.edu



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