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  1. Top 10 Tips To Improve Your Performance On Exams
  2. Build Your Own Training Plan
  3. Faculty, Staff, and Students: Volunteer to Serve on a 2015-2016 Senate Committee!
  4. Final Four Bound Women's Basketball Send Off
  5. Persian Women and Other Lies: Story-Telling as Historical Retrieval with Bahiyyih Nakhjavani
  6. Grad Prom!
  7. Vote in the GSG Elections!
  8. Come to a Write-In with the Grad. School Writing Center!
  9. Diversity + Me: Real Real World Career Series
  10. Mobile Resume Clinic: Monday in McKeldin!
  11. Biological Mothers of Children with ADHD Needed for Paid Study
  12. Free Meditation Session at the Chapel
  13. Free Food Chains Movie Screening
  14. Housing Inspection Workshop - Free Lunch & Win a FitBit
  15. TODAY: FREE Thursday Group Meditation Sessions at the University Health Center
  16. Interested in Education and Research? Attend the Student Research Symposium on April 2!
  17. REGISTER NOW FOR THE 2015 GRADUATE STUDENT RESEARCH INTERACTION DAY
  18. Tonight! Developing Your Personal Brand Workshop
  19. Innovation & Entrepreneurship Reading Group
  20. The Real Real World Career Series: Making Your World Meaningful
  21. SEE Presents The Imitation Game
  22. Speak Up Speak Out For Public Health
  23. CISSM Forum/Development Circle | "Cyber Disruption: Private Problem and Public Policy Concern"
  24. Graduate Legal Aid Open House - Free Breakfast & Win FitBit

1. Top 10 Tips To Improve Your Performance On Exams

When: Tuesday, April 07, 2015 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Where: Shoemaker : 2202
Event Type(s): Other

Learn the top 10 tips to improve your performance on exams. This workshop will also introduce you to techniques to reduce your exam anxiety and build your exam confidence.

Website: http://www.counseling.umd.edu/LAS/workshop.php



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2. Build Your Own Training Plan

When: Friday, April 03, 2015 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Where: Eppley Recreation Center : Functional Training Studio
Event Type(s): Recreation

B.Y.O.T.
Work with CRS personal trainers to learn how to efficiently and effectively design a total body workout. Walk away with a training plan!
*CRS Membership required
ERC Functional Training Studio

Website: http://crs.umd.edu/fts

For more information, contact:
Brianne Nicole Rowh
CRS
+1 301 226 4418



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3. Faculty, Staff, and Students: Volunteer to Serve on a 2015-2016 Senate Committee!

When: Thursday, April 02, 2015 - Thursday, April 30, 2015
Where: Marie Mount : 1100
Event Type(s): Community Service

You can be part of one of the most influential governing bodies on campus! Volunteer to serve on a University Senate committee for the upcoming academic year. The Senate advises the UMD President on policy issues that directly affect the University. To volunteer, visit http://www.senate.umd.edu and click on the blue "Volunteer for a Committee" icon. Pick your top 3 committee preferences and submit a statement about why you want to serve. Deadline is April 30. Information about all committees is available on the Senate website. Placements are made over the summer and selected volunteers will receive assignments for the Fall.

Website: http://www.senate.umd.edu/committees/volunteer.cfm

For more information, contact:
Chelsea Benincasa
University Senate
+1 301 405 8470

www.senate.umd.edu



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4. Final Four Bound Women's Basketball Send Off

When: Thursday, April 02, 2015 3:45 PM - 4:15 PM
Where: Comcast Center : Loading Dock Area - Lot 4B
Event Type(s): Athletics

Our Regional Champion Women's Basketball team and staff will be leaving for the Final Four in Tampa Bay on Thursday afternoon, April 2nd. They will depart from the loading dock area of XFINITY Center promptly at 4:00 pm. Please gather outside of the loading dock area on the Lot 4B parking side of XFINITY Center by 3:45pm to cheer the Terps on as they make this historic back to back trip to the Final Four!! Free parking is available in Lot 4B.

Website: http://umterps.com

For more information, contact:
Beth Deskins
Athletics- Development
+1 301 314 7019



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5. Persian Women and Other Lies: Story-Telling as Historical Retrieval with Bahiyyih Nakhjavani

When: Thursday, April 02, 2015 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Where: Bioscience Research Building : Building #413 : 1101
Event Type(s): Other,Lecture,Special Event

Plots. Political intrigue. Treachery. The high-handed actions of omnipotent rulers. Death by decree.


That's the world that Bahiyyih Nakhjavani plunges readers into with The Woman Who Read Too Much: Persia in the mid-nineteenth century, a society that clings to the old ways even as the world around it is rapidly transforming. When a female poet, a historical figure who was also a theologian and revolutionary, dares to reject the veil and begin agitating for female literacy, her campaign shakes the very foundations of Persian society.


Join Bahiyyih Nakhjavani as she discusses her latest book The Woman Who Read Too Much.

RSVP: http://www.bahaichair.umd.edu/events/nakhjavani

Website: http://www.bahaichair.umd.edu/events/nakhjavani



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6. Grad Prom!

Event Type(s): Other

The Graduate Student Government presents the 3rd Annual Grad Prom: Casino Royale! Wear your most dangerous formal wear for a night of cocktails and not-so-high stakes games. DJ, Dancing, Photo Booth and Cash Bar! Light fare provided. Tickets $10 in advance and $15 at the door. 8pm - 12 am at Mulligan's on the UMD Golf Course. Friday, April 24th 2015. Tickets are available here : http://umdtickets.universitytickets.com/user_pages/event.asp?id=294&cid=51

Website: http://umdtickets.universitytickets.com/user_pages/event.asp?id=294&cid=51



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7. Vote in the GSG Elections!

Event Type(s): Other

Calling all Grad Terps! Graduate Student Government Elections are now open. Your vote is your voice! Vote for both Executive and Representative positions by following this link: https://marylandmarketing.qualtrics.com//SE/?SID=SV_3PGVtdFZKAaQRsV



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8. Come to a Write-In with the Grad. School Writing Center!

Where: McKeldin Library : 6107
Event Type(s): Other

The Graduate School Writing Center offers Weekly Write-Ins for graduate students.Writing regularly and with a sense of support contributes to accomplishing writing goals. You can join your graduate colleagues Friday afternoons from 12:30-3:30 for structured time to write. Sign-in with your writing goal and/or writing question, grab a cup of something caffeinated, and settle in to writing. Fellows from the Graduate School Writing Center will be available to offer support in brief, one-on-one consultations. Space is limited, and advanced registration for each session is required. For more information and to register, go to ter.ps/GSWCwriteins or email gradwritingfellows@umd.edu.

Website: https://umdwritingfellows.wordpress.com/weekly-write-ins/

For more information, contact:
Emily Becker
Graduate School Writing Center
+1 301 405 9871

https://umdwritingfellows.wordpress.com



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9. Diversity + Me: Real Real World Career Series

When: Tuesday, April 07, 2015 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Where: Stamp Student Union : Prince George's Room
Event Type(s): Special Event

You're about to start a new job, in a new place with a different culture. The last thing on your mind is preserving your identity. But think about it, your workplace will be your new home for the next year or more.

So don't let your identity be hidden! Come out to this workshop sponsored by the University Career Center April 7th at 6pm in The Stamp to learn ways in which you can be your true self wherever you go!

The Real Real World Career Series is designed to give juniors and seniors a sense of what it's like to be a professional in the real world outside of the day-to-day job and provide advice on how to successfully navigate the basics of being a top-notch young professional. This series is supported by the Pepsi Enhancement Fund program.

RSVP now!

http://ter.ps/8rt

Website: http://ter.ps/8rt

For more information, contact:
Neal Jerron McKinney
University Career Center & The President's Promise
+1 301 314 0420

http://ucc.umd.edu/events.cfm



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10. Mobile Resume Clinic: Monday in McKeldin!

When: Monday, April 06, 2015 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Where: McKeldin Library : 2109
Event Type(s): Special Event

Want to have your resume reviewed but haven't been able to make it to the University Career Center yet? The Peer Career Educators from the University Career Center & the President's Promise will be critiquing resumes at McKeldin Library in Room 2109.

Please bring a print copy of your resume if you would like to have it critiqued in order to have a better chance when applying to internships or jobs. Don't have a resume yet? Don't worry, just drop by and we can help you figure out where to get started.

Website: http://ucc.umd.edu/events_description.cfm?event_id=5417

For more information, contact:
Neal Jerron McKinney
University Career Center & The President's Promise
+1 301 314 0420

http://ucc.umd.edu/events.cfm



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11. 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 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

https://sites.google.com/site/marylandadhdprogram/



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12. Free Meditation Session at the Chapel

When: Friday, April 10, 2015 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Where: Memorial Chapel : Garden of Remembrance and Reflection
Event Type(s): Health,Recreation,Special Event

Now that Maryland has finally decided to give us some beautiful weather, why not get out of the house and enjoy it?

Edie Anderson from the University Health Center will be leading a free session of meditation and yogic breathing exercises in the Memorial Chapel Garden and Labyrinth to promote self-care and well-being. Lunch will also be provided!

If you would like to join us for this wonderful event, please RSVP by emailing chapel@umd.edu and noting if you would like a turkey, vegetarian, or vegan lunch. Please also let us know which days you will be joining us (just one, or all three!)

Website: http://chapel.umd.edu

For more information, contact:
Memorial Chapel
+1 301 314 9866

chapel@umd.edu



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13. Free Food Chains Movie Screening

When: Wednesday, April 08, 2015 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Where: SPH 1312
Event Type(s): Movie/Film/Video

In an effort to expand dialogue about our food system both on campus and in the community, a number of campus organizations and departments, including the College of AGNR and Institute of Applied Agriculture, are collaborating to screen the recent documentary, Food Chains, on Wednesday, April 8. Just one week from today! A huge thanks to all those who have helped bring this event to life.

What: FREE Food Chains Movie Screening

When: Wednesday, April 8, 7:00-9:00 PM

Where: School of Public Health Room 1312, University of Maryland, College Park

Who: Open to everyone on campus and in the community
Includes: Movie screening, pizza and cookies, and post-film discussion circle

Hosted by Dining Services, College of Agriculture and Natural Resources, Institute of Applied Agriculture, University of Maryland Extension, and School of Public Health.

Hope to see you there!

Website: https://www.facebook.com/events/1416705781968897/

Ticket Information:
Charges: No Ticket Required Free Entry; ;

For more information, contact:
Michelle A. Nelson
University of Maryland Extension
+1 301 779 2806

www.extension.umd.edu/prince-georges-county



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14. Housing Inspection Workshop - Free Lunch & Win a FitBit

When: Tuesday, April 07, 2015 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Where: South Campus Dining Hall : 3125
Event Type(s): Lecture,Training,Seminar

Meet housing inspectors from local jurisdictions for an invaluable presentation. This workshop will cover critical information for renters, including the role of local housing enforcement agencies, minimum housing code and licensing requirements, and what to expect when your landlord is issued citations. Graduate Student Legal Aid staff will be available to answer individual questions after the presentation. For more information and to register, please visit: www.thestamp.umd.edu/gradlegalaid

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

For more information, contact:
Graduate Student Legal Aid Office
+1 301 405 5807

www.thestamp.umd.edu/gradlegalaid



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15. TODAY: FREE Thursday Group Meditation Sessions at the University Health Center

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

Meditation is a journey inward to the authentic self, and is a technology that brings health and healing to mind, body and spirit. The University Health Center offers FREE Group meditation sessions to all students, faculty, and staff.
Attend our spring 2015 sessions:

Thursdays, 12-1pm* and 5-6pm.

All meditation sessions are in the University Health Center, Afya Room 0142 unless otherwise noted.
Want to meditate now? Listen here as Edie Anderson, Certified Meditation Counselor, takes you through a breathing technique that will leave you feeling calm and relaxed.
http://www.health.umd.edu/sites/default/files/Edie_calmness_meditation_9-21-12.mp3

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

For more information, contact:
Edie Anderson
University Health Center
+1 301 314 9629

www.health.umd.edu



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16. Interested in Education and Research? Attend the Student Research Symposium on April 2!

When: Thursday, April 02, 2015 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Where: Benjamin : 0220
Event Type(s): Conference

Join us at the College of Education's Student Research Symposium on Thursday, April 2 from 1 -4 pm. Students interested in education are encouraged to attend the event and submit an education-related poster proposal online at http://ter.ps/8ey by March 26, 2015. This day will also serve as the kick-off for a contest to fund a graduate student designed and directed Scholarship and Practice general education course, open to all College of Education graduate students. Contact the Graduate Student Organization (GSO) at coegradstuorg@umd.edu for any questions or concerns.

Website: http://www.education.umd.edu/GraduatePrograms/GSA/NewsEvents.html

For more information, contact:
Meghan Rebecca Finney Green



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17. REGISTER NOW FOR THE 2015 GRADUATE STUDENT RESEARCH INTERACTION DAY

Where: Stamp Student Union
Event Type(s): Conference

Graduate Student Government (GSG) will be hosting Graduate Research Interaction Day on Wednesday, April 8, 2015 in the Stamp. Graduate Research Interaction Day provides an on-campus conference-style venue in which graduate students from all academic backgrounds can share their research, obtain valuable faculty and peer feedback, and hone their conference presentation skills within the comfort of their own campus environment. Graduate Research Interaction Day fosters healthy competition among students by recognizing and awarding the best presentations from subject-themed oral and poster presentation sessions. Register NOW at http://goo.gl/forms/t0ROO757t2

For more information, contact:
UMD GSG



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18. Tonight! Developing Your Personal Brand Workshop

When: Thursday, April 02, 2015 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Where: Hornbake : University Career Center : 3100 Hornbake Library, South Wing
Event Type(s): Seminar

How do employers see you? Come to the University Career Center tonight to learn from our Peer Career Educators how to develop your personal brand through creating your 30 second elevator pitch, online presence, and professional dress. You will learn all the tools to impress employers and network successfully!

RSVP here! http://ucc.umd.edu/events_RSVP.cfm?event_id=5431

Website: http://ucc.umd.edu/events_description.cfm?event_id=5431

For more information, contact:
Neal Jerron McKinney
University Career Center & The President's Promise
+1 301 314 0420

http://ucc.umd.edu/events.cfm



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19. Innovation & Entrepreneurship Reading Group

When: Monday, April 06, 2015 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Hornbake : 2116
Event Type(s): Colloquium,Community Service,Forum,Training,Meeting,Seminar

Today, Big Data is changing how we manage information and organizations. As many are hailing the technological wonders of Big Data, we would like to take a close look at the implications of data science to management and innovation. On Monday, April 6, 2-3 pm, in Hornbake 2116, at the 10th meeting of the iSchool Innovation & Entrepreneurship Reading Group, we will discuss McAfee, A. and Brynjolfsson, E. "Big Data: The Management Revolution," Harvard Business Review (90:10), 2012, pp. 60-68, available at http://ter.ps/8uy (HTML) or http://ter.ps/8uz (PDF). Light, healthy refreshments will be provided.

Website: http://ischool.umd.edu/innovation

For more information, contact:
Ping Wang
College of Information Studies
+1 301 405 2053

http://ischool.umd.edu/innovation



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20. The Real Real World Career Series: Making Your World Meaningful

When: Tuesday, April 07, 2015 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Where: Stamp Student Union : Prince George's Room
Event Type(s): Special Event

Think you don't have time to give back at the same time you're launching your career? Well think again! Come out to this workshop to learn ways in which you can get up and give back to the world.

The Real Real World Career Series is designed to give juniors and seniors a sense of what it's like to be a professional in the real world outside of the day-to-day job and provide advice on how to successfully navigate the basics of being a top-notch young professional. This event is supported by the Pepsi Enhancement Fund program.

RSVP here! http://ter.ps/8rc

Website: http://ter.ps/8rc

For more information, contact:
Neal Jerron McKinney
University Career Center & The President's Promise
+1 301 314 0420

http://ucc.umd.edu/events.cfm



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21. SEE Presents The Imitation Game

When: Thursday, April 02, 2015 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Where: Stamp Student Union : Hoff Theater
Event Type(s): Movie/Film/Video

As a part of its Free Spring Movie Series, Student Entertainment Events is screening THE IMITATION GAME on Thurs., April 2. This screening is open to the public, and seating will be available on a first-come, first-served basis. Plot summary: "During World War II, mathematician Alan Turing tries to crack the enigma code with help from fellow mathematicians" (IMDB). Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S5CjKEFb-sM

Website: https://www.facebook.com/events/1545160249098174/

For more information, contact:
Andi Hubbell
Student Entertainment Events
301.314.8498

http://see.umd.edu/



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22. Speak Up Speak Out For Public Health

When: Thursday, April 09, 2015 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Where: Stamp Student Union : Colony Ballroom Lounge
Event Type(s): Special Event

As part of Public Health Research day the TOTUS Spoken Word Collective are working in tandem with the event organizers to host a spoken word event that will highlight the talent of students across UMD campus. This will include formal presentations by affiliated students and an Open Mic session for future slam poets to show their stuff.

Food and drink will be provided and the event is open to the entire UMD community
So come out and show your support!

If you are interested in performing you can contact the organizer Stephanie Cork directly

Website: http://publichealthresearch.umd.edu/agenda

For more information, contact:
Stephanie Joan Cork
+1 301 405 2450

https://www.facebook.com/events/1619773311576287/



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23. CISSM Forum/Development Circle | "Cyber Disruption: Private Problem and Public Policy Concern"

When: Thursday, April 02, 2015 12:00 PM - 1:15 PM
Where: Van Munching : 1203
Event Type(s): Colloquium,Forum,Lecture,Seminar

Charles Harry is vice president for cyber and analytic solutions at Blackpoint Technologies, LLC, and a Research Scholar at the Center for International and Security Studies at Maryland. At Blackpoint, Harry leads a division of computer engineers and analysts to deliver comprehensive cyber solutions for public and private sector clients that incorporate network reconstruction, data analytics, mobile platform management, machine learning, and visualization techniques. Prior to his work at Blackpoint, Harry worked for the Department of Defense for 12 years where he led organizations tackling some of the hardest national security challenges. He has supported senior policy makers and has regularly appeared before congressional committees to provide testimony. Harry holds degrees in Economics and History from the University of Colorado. He was awarded a PhD in Policy Studies from the University of Maryland.

Website: http://cissm.umd.edu/events/cissm-forumdevelopment-circle-cyber-disruption-private-problem-and-public-policy-concern

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

cissm.umd.edu



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24. Graduate Legal Aid Open House - Free Breakfast & Win FitBit

When: Tuesday, April 07, 2015 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Where: South Campus Dining Hall : 3125
Event Type(s): Special Event

Swing by the Graduate Student Legal Aid Office on Tuesday, April 7 from 8-10am to grab free breakfast and a cup of coffee. GradTerps who participate in the open house will be entered into a drawing to win a FREE FITBIT, as well as various other prizes. We are located at 3125 South Campus Dining Hall.

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

For more information, contact:
Graduate Student Legal Aid Office
+1 301 405 5807

www.thestamp.umd.edu/gradlegalaid



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