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  1. FREE WORKSHOP AT LAS - Becoming a Fearless Math Learner
  2. Humanizing Human Trafficking
  3. CISSM Forum | "Pakistan's Counterterrorism Challenge" | Moeed Yusuf
  4. Life After F-1/J-1 Workshop for Grad Students
  5. Bilingual Students Needed For Psychology Test--$10!
  6. SEE Presents: Spring Movies - Wolf of Wall Street
  7. Avron Douglis Lecture
  8. Student Participants Needed for Computer Task Training Study ($50, 3.5 hours)
  9. Faith and Film @ MICA w/LDSSA "Joseph Smith: The Prophet of the Restoration" (2005)
  10. Terps Engaging in Service: Non-profit Internship/Career Panel & Networking
  11. Law and Society Minor accepting applications for Fall 2014
  12. GLAO: University Residency Classification Workshop
  13. Vote for your favorite Homecoming 2014 Logo!
  14. Summer Housing for UMD Interns
  15. Baseball vs. Georgia Tech
  16. Pearls of Power: Insights & Inspirations from Women on Leadership & Life
  17. Sustainability Tip of the Week: Win one for the Earth!
  18. Why Care? Finding Inspiration in El Salvador
  19. Eco Event Planning Workshop
  20. JPSM's Annual Distinguished Lecture will be April 25, 2014
  21. Open registration for ALC summer classes
  22. Cognitive Science Colloquium

1. FREE WORKSHOP AT LAS - Becoming a Fearless Math Learner

When: Monday, April 21, 2014 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: Shoemaker : 2202
Event Type(s): Other

Have you had previous negative experiences with math that have led to your being anxious about or avoiding math-related activities? In this workshop, you will learn strategies for addressing math anxiety and becoming a more confident math learner.

Website: http://www.counseling.umd.edu/LAS/html/acadsuccseries.html

For more information, contact:
Kim Tran
Learning Assistance Service
301-314-7693

http://www.counseling.umd.edu/LAS



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2. Humanizing Human Trafficking

When: Thursday, April 17, 2014 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Where: Tawes Fine Arts : 1100
Event Type(s): Other

Want to learn more about modern day human trafficking in our own backyard? Sick of all the confusing jargon and rhetoric? Let's get back to basics and learn about individuals as we hear from a panel of modern-day abolitionists from Baltimore, Howard, and Prince George's County. There will be planned presentations and a Q & A time at the end if you have any questions.

For more information, contact:
Colleen Antoinette Shipley



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3. CISSM Forum | "Pakistan's Counterterrorism Challenge" | Moeed Yusuf

When: Thursday, April 17, 2014 12:15 PM - 1:30 PM
Where: Van Munching : 1203
Event Type(s): Colloquium,Community Service,Forum,Lecture,Seminar

Moeed W. Yusuf is director of South Asia programs at the U.S. Institute of Peace. Yusuf has been engaged in expanding USIP's work on Pakistan/South Asia since 2010. His current research focuses on youth and democratic institutions in Pakistan, policy options to mitigate militancy in Pakistan and the South Asian region in general, and U.S. role in South Asian crisis management.

Before joining USIP, Yusuf was a fellow at the Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future at Boston University, and concurrently a research fellow at the Mossavar-Rahmani Center at Harvard Kennedy School. He has also worked at the Brookings Institution. In 2007, he co-founded Strategic and Economic Policy Research, a private sector consultancy firm in Pakistan.

Website: http://cissm.umd.edu/forum/display.php?id=627

For more information, contact:
Jonas Elliott Siegel
+1 301 405 4020

cissm.umd.edu



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4. Life After F-1/J-1 Workshop for Grad Students

When: Tuesday, April 22, 2014 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Where: Stamp Student Union : Pyon Su 2108
Event Type(s): Other

Workshop Topic: Life After F-1/J-1 with the Office of International Student & Scholar Services
Date: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
Time: 12:30-1:30 (lunch served at 12:15)
Location: Pyon Su Room 2108 Stamp Union
For: Graduate Students

Description:
Are you an F-1 or J-1 student planning to graduate within the next two years? Have you been wondering what employment options exist for you in the United States after graduation? The Graduate Student Legal Aid Office invites you to join us for a "Life After F-1/J-1" presentation by the Office of International Services. We will discuss a variety of employment visa options with a focus on F-1 OPT, J-1 student academic training and other J-1 categories, and the H-1B visa status.
For more information and to register, please visit: www.thestamp.umd.edu/gradlegalaid

Website: http://www.thestamp.umd.edu/gradlegalaid



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5. Bilingual Students Needed For Psychology Test--$10!

When: Thursday, April 17, 2014 - Sunday, June 01, 2014
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:
Quyen Giang Kieu
+1 301 314 5749



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6. SEE Presents: Spring Movies - Wolf of Wall Street

When: Thursday, April 17, 2014 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Where: Stamp Student Union : Hoff Theater
Event Type(s): Movie/Film/Video

SEE presents two free showings of "Wolf of Wall Street," starring Leonardo DiCaprio and Jonah Hill, on April 16 and April 17 at 7 p.m. The film, which was nominated for five Oscars, chronicles the rise and fall of stockbroker Jordan Belfort (DiCaprio) as he descends from a life of luxury into a realm of crime and corruption.

Website: https://www.facebook.com/events/1450997118451522/

Ticket Information:
Charges: Attendees can pick up tickets at the Hoff ticket window before the show. N/A - Free; ;
Available at: Hoff Ticket Window

For more information, contact:
Andrea Eileen Hubbell
Student Entertainment Events
+1 301 405 3785

see.umd.edu



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7. Avron Douglis Lecture

When: Thursday, April 17, 2014 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Where: Math Building : Colloquium Room 3206
Event Type(s): Lecture

SPEAKER: Alexander Kiselev, University of Wisconsin at Madison
TITLE: Regularity, blow up, and small scale creation in fluids

Website: http://www-math.umd.edu/research/seminars/pde-applied-math-seminar.html

For more information, contact:
Linette Berry
Department of Mathematics
+1 301 405 5058

http://www-math.umd.edu/



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8. Student Participants Needed for Computer Task Training Study ($50, 3.5 hours)

Where: Biology - Psychology : 0144
Event Type(s): Other

The UMD Computer Task Training Study is looking for student participants for a study on learning and training. This study is conducted in three parts, and takes three and a half hours in total. The payment is $50. The study is open to Caucasian American, White American, European American, Asian American, and Asian participants

Your participation will help researchers understand how people learn computerized tasks!

For more information, contact:
Elizabeth Salmon



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9. Faith and Film @ MICA w/LDSSA "Joseph Smith: The Prophet of the Restoration" (2005)

When: Thursday, April 17, 2014 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Where: Stamp Student Union : MICA-LCSL Training Room
Event Type(s): Diversity,Movie/Film/Video

Join us Thursday 4/17 from 4-7pm at MICA for Faith & Film, hosted by the Latter Day Saints Student Association (LDSSA), for a screening of "Joseph Smith: The Prophet of the Restoration" (60 minutes).
Discussion and activities facilitated by LDSSA. Snacks included!

Website: http://thestamp.umd.edu/interfaith

For more information, contact:
Hanna Moerland
+1 301 405 6330



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10. Terps Engaging in Service: Non-profit Internship/Career Panel & Networking

When: Wednesday, April 30, 2014 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Where: Hornbake : University Career Center & The President's Promise : 3100
Event Type(s): Community Service,Seminar,Special Event

Are you interested in working in the non-profit sector? Are you looking for an internship or career in service? Attend this internship and career panel to hear from and network with professionals who work in local community based organizations!

There will be a panel discussion, followed by networking round tables. Food and drinks will be provided.

For more questions, please contact Kai Kai Mascarenas at kaimasca@umd.edu

Website: http://careers.umd.edu/events_description.cfm?event_id=4890

For more information, contact:
Kai Mascarenas

http://thestamp.umd.edu/leadership_community_service_learning/events/terp_service_weekend



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11. Law and Society Minor accepting applications for Fall 2014

Event Type(s): Other

Interested in law? There is still time to apply to the Law and Society minor! The Law and Society minor will be reviewing applications for acceptance to the minor in the next couple weeks. It's not too late. Submit your application today.

Visit mlaw.umd.edu for more information.

Website: http://mlaw.umd.edu

For more information, contact:
Brandee Pettus
Law and Society Minor
+1 301 405 6811

mlaw.umd.edu



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12. GLAO: University Residency Classification Workshop

When: Tuesday, April 29, 2014 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Where: Stamp Student Union : Pyon Su Room
Event Type(s): Special Event

Come have Lunch with the Lawyer!

The Graduate Student Legal Aid Office is hosting the University Residency Classification Workshop on Tuesday, April 29th, 2014 from 12:30PM to 1:30PM (lunch served at 12:15pm) in the Pyon Su Room, STAMP.

Join GLAO for a review of University policies and procedures for in-state classification. Learn about important deadlines, the process to petition for a change in status, and University appeal procedures if your petition is denied.

Please note that this workshop does not substitute for talking directly to the Residency Classification Office about in-state tuition requirements and procedures.

For more information and to register, please visit: www.thestamp.umd.edu/gradlegalaid

Ticket Information:
Charges: FREE FREE; ;



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13. Vote for your favorite Homecoming 2014 Logo!

When: Thursday, April 17, 2014 - Monday, April 28, 2014
Where: Stamp Student Union
Event Type(s): Special Event

Help select the Homecoming 2014 Logo!

Visit: http://ter.ps/HCLogo14 to make your pick!



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14. Summer Housing for UMD Interns

When: Sunday, June 01, 2014 12:00 PM - Sunday, August 17, 2014 12:00 PM
Event Type(s): Other

Department of Fraternity and Sorority Life is hosting a Summer 2014 Intern House on Fraternity Row. Furnished rooms will be available weekly from June 1st to August 17th at the rate of $143.00 per bed/ per week. Amenities include: campus wireless internet access, common area TVs, study areas, on site laundry facilities, central A/C and more.
For more information contact: Heidi Biffl, hbiffl@umd.edu.

For more information, contact:
Heidi Kappeler Biffl
DFSL



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15. Baseball vs. Georgia Tech

When: Friday, April 18, 2014 6:30 PM - Sunday, April 20, 2014 4:00 PM
Where: Shipley Field at Bob "Turtle" Smith Stadium
Event Type(s): Athletics

Maryland Baseball hosts the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets in a 3-game series from Friday, April 18 through Sunday, April 20.

Friday is "80's Night." All fans are encouraged to sport their best 80's attire to the game, and they will be able to listen to some great 80's tunes throughout the game. First pitch is slated for 6:30 PM.

Saturday is "Kids vs. Cancer Day" as well as our "Pride Game." There will be face painting for the kids prior to the game, an in-game cancer recognition ceremony, and after the game the baseball team and other UMD varsity athletes will be shaving their heads to raise cancer awareness. First pitch is slated for 2:00 PM.

Sunday is our "Sunday Family Funday" with the first pitch slated for 1:00 PM.

Website: http://umterps.com

Ticket Information:
Charges: FREE ADMISSION FREE ADMISSION; ;
Phone: 1-800-IM-A-TERP
Website: http://umterps.com

For more information, contact:
Shane A Springer
Maryland Sports Marketing
+1 301 314 7072

umterps.com



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16. Pearls of Power: Insights & Inspirations from Women on Leadership & Life

When: Wednesday, April 23, 2014 8:00 PM
Where: Stamp Student Union : Colony Ballroom
Event Type(s): Special Event

Please join us on Wednesday, April 23rd for the inaugural "Adele's Circle" event - Pearls of Power: Insights and Inspirations from Women on Leadership and Life.

Our speakers include:
Angela Lagdameo Cabellon (2002);
Nicole Pollard (1991);
Kim Waeber (2005);
Dorothy Weinstein (1984)

A dessert reception and time for networking will also be included.

Click on the link below for more information and to RSVP: http://adelescircleofwomen.umd.edu/events

Website: http://adelescircleofwomen.umd.edu/events

For more information, contact:
Adrian Lynn Bitton
+1 301 314 7169



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17. Sustainability Tip of the Week: Win one for the Earth!

Event Type(s): Other

Get creative in honor of Earth Month. Share your best, most creative re-use (made of used items only) project with us and be entered to win a fabulous sustainability gift package valued at $50. To enter, send a photo and 60 word (max.) description to sustainability@umd.edu on or before April 23, 2014. The winner will be announced on April 30.

Terps leave small footprints. Go to www.sustainability.umd.edu and click on "Receive our e-newsletter"

For more sustainability tips, visit http://www.sustainability.umd.edu/content/resources/sus_you.php

For more information, contact:
Aynsley Toews
Office of Sustainability
+1 301 405 7533

www.sustainability.umd.edu



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18. Why Care? Finding Inspiration in El Salvador

When: Wednesday, April 23, 2014 4:15 PM - 6:30 PM
Where: Benjamin : 0220
Event Type(s): Colloquium,Diversity,Special Event

Get ready to travel to El Salvador through the stories of UMD study abroad alumni, discover the heritage of Latino/a immigrants in the U.S., & explore the implications for education and other fields. Leave with a newfound empathy for children struggling to get an education, and the inspiration to respond in your personal or professional life. A special array of Salvadoran food will be offered. Speakers include Missy Robbins (M.Ed. '10, ESOL), Owen Andrews (B.A. '09, Govt and Politics), Lea Ann Christenson (Towson University), Emily Dillon (B.A. '12, English), To-Lam Nguyen (B.S. '14, Pre-Med), Mairin Srygley (B.A. '13, Music), Diana Liddi (B.S. '14, Early Childhood Education), and Lizzie Hammett (B.S. '14, Special Education)! This event is sponsored by the Institute for the Study of Exceptional Children and Youth. For an inspiring evening, mark your calendars and RSVP at WhyCareElSalvador.eventbrite.com

Website: http://WhyCareElSalvador.eventbrite.com

Ticket Information:
Charges: RSVP Free; ;
Website: http://WhyCareElSalvador.eventbrite.com

For more information, contact:
Mairin A Srygley
Institute for the Study of Exceptional Children and Youth
+1 410 916 4685



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19. Eco Event Planning Workshop

When: Tuesday, April 22, 2014 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Where: Stamp Student Union : 2113 (Thurgood Marshall)
Event Type(s): Other,Diversity,Training

In a student org? Care about the environment? Want to make a difference on campus?

Join us for a FREE workshop on Earth Day 4/22 from 12-2pm, Stamp 2113. Registration info: stamp.umd.edu/interfaith

Featuring: a zero-waste vegetarian lunch catered by MD Food Coop, an info-session on campus sustainability resources and funding (with Stamp Facilities, the Office of Sustainability, and SGA), and a workshop facilitated by Joelle Novey (Director of Interfaith Power and Light) to guide you to reflect on and plan for more sustainable and just events within your own orgs.
SPOTS LIMITED - REGISTER TODAY! Contact moerland@umd.edu with questions

Website: http://thestamp.umd.edu/interfaith

For more information, contact:
Hanna Moerland
+1 301 405 6330



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20. JPSM's Annual Distinguished Lecture will be April 25, 2014

When: Friday, April 25, 2014 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: LeFrak Hall : 2205
Event Type(s): Lecture

Sarah Nusser, Ph.D. Professor, Department of Statistics and Vice President of Research, Iowa State University, will discuss how the distributions of usual physical activity and dietary intake data are useful in monitoring the health of population groups. Although methods to collect and adjust for measurement error have been carefully developed for dietary intake recalls, until recently, methodologies appropriate for physical activity recall data have received limited attention. In this talk, she will provide an overview of these issues and the survey methods she used to surmount some of those problems. She will also offer a brief overview of other groups' research. For full details go http://jpsm.umd.edu/sites/jpsm.umd.edu/files/Distinguished%20Lecture%202014.pdf

Website: http://www.jpsm.umd.edu/event/jpsm-distinguished-lecture-series-accounting-measurement-error-physical-activity-data-sarah

For more information, contact:
Stacey Marie Hall
JPSM
+1 301 314 7911

http://www.jpsm.umd.edu/



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21. Open registration for ALC summer classes

When: Thursday, April 17, 2014 - Monday, June 02, 2014
Where: Stamp Student Union : Art and Learning Center : B0107
Event Type(s): Other

Visit the Art and Learning Center's website to view this summer's exciting schedule of classes. Painting, dancing, yoga classes, and more!

You can register online or in person. Prepare for a great summer and be sure to check out our full list of classes on our website at ter.ps/artlearn. If you have any questions about the classes or registration process don't hesitate to contact us by email, phone, or in person at the Art and Learning Center.

Website: http://ter.ps/artlearn

For more information, contact:
Art and Learning Center
+1 301 314 2687

http://thestamp.umd.edu/activities/art_learning_center



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22. Cognitive Science Colloquium

When: Thursday, April 17, 2014 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Where: Biosciences Research Building : 1103
Event Type(s): Colloquium

Susan Goldin-Meadow (Psychology, U Chicago), "How our hands help us think"

Website: http://faculty.philosophy.umd.edu/pcarruthers/cog-sci.htm

For more information, contact:
Peter M. Carruthers
+1 301 405 5705



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