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  1. Graduate Student Government Elections!
  2. Farmers Market on campus TODAY
  3. Master of Science in Human-Computer Interaction Virtual Information Session
  4. Mock Interview Clinic
  5. Selfie: More About Me - Option #2
  6. ARHU Career Series: Making the Most of LinkedIn
  7. Federal Job Search Fundamentals
  8. TWO WEEKS LEFT to Submit your Fearless Ideas Course Pre-Proposal
  9. Beyond the Classroom presents a special seminar: Addressing Legal, Social and Language Obstacles Faced by Low-Income Immigrants - a talk by Sarah Block of Ayuda
  10. New Contract with Life Technologies Corporation
  11. MATHEMATICS COLLOQUIUIM
  12. Brisk Back to School contest, sampling and music !!
  13. Celebrate Chinese Language and Culture Day!
  14. Selfie: More About Me
  15. The ME in ResuME
  16. The ME in ResuME
  17. Empower Hour for Asian American, Pacific Islander, and Desi Women
  18. Voter Registration 4 Good!
  19. Undocumented Terp DREAMers: Coming Out of Our Shells
  20. Native speakers of Arabic: paid language study!
  21. Colleges Against Cancer GBM 9/24 at 8PM @ McKeldin Library
  22. UHR - University Policy -- Sexual Misconduct Policy
  23. UHR - eLearning - Today is Wednesday, You Missed the Monday Productivity Pointers!!

1. Graduate Student Government Elections!

Event Type(s): Other

Calling all Grad Terps! It's not too late to cast your vote for Graduate Student Government representatives. Voting closes THIS Thursday, 9/25. To vote:

1) Sign up with OrgSync: http://orgsync.umd.edu/
2) Join Graduate Student Government's OrgSync page: https://orgsync.com/59961/chapter
3) Follow the link to vote: https://orgsync.com/59961/forms/103185

Use your vote, Grad Terps!

Website: http://gsg.umd.edu

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

gsg.umd.edu



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2. Farmers Market on campus TODAY

When: Wednesday, September 24, 2014 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Where: Outside Cole Fieldhouse, Campus Drive entrance
Event Type(s): Special Event

Visit The Farmers Market at Maryland today from 11am - 3pm outside Cole. Here's what you'll find at market this week:

Fruits - apples (Gala, Ginger gold, Honeycrisp, Pink pearl, Star gala, Zestar), blackberries, peaches (yellow, white), pears (Asian, Bartlett), plums, raspberries

Vegetables -- beans (waxed, roma, purple, green), black-eyed peas, broccoli, cabbage, carrots, cauliflower, collard greens, cucumbers, eggplant, tomatoes (cherry, green, greenhouse), kale, lettuce, onions (red, white, sweet, green), peppers (hot, sweet), potatoes (regular, sweet), pumpkins, red beets, summer squash, sunchokes

This week and next, Upper Crust Bakery will offer Round Challah, Plain and Raisin in observance of the Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur Jewish Holidays.

Country Vittles at Critter Hill Farm will run a sale on soup bones - regularly $6.00/LB, sale $5.50/LB.

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

For more information, contact:
Kate Maloney
Campus Recreation Services
+1 301 226 2730



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3. Master of Science in Human-Computer Interaction Virtual Information Session

When: Wednesday, September 24, 2014 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Where: online
Event Type(s): Other

Come to a virtual information session on the Master of Human-Computer Interaction (HCIM) program from the College of Information Studies!

The event will be conducted using Adobe Connect: https://webmeeting.umd.edu/hciminfosession

The interdisciplinary Master of Human-Computer Interaction (HCIM) provides the opportunity for advanced, systematic study of how to design, evaluate, and implement new information technologies that are understandable, usable and appealing to a wide variety of people. The iSchool's program provides instruction in the technology design process, tool-building technologies, evaluation techniques, application areas for users and the social impact of technology on the individual and community.

Website: http://ischool.umd.edu/content/information-sessions

For more information, contact:
Mary E. Carroll-Mason
+1 301 405 1260



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4. Mock Interview Clinic

When: Wednesday, September 24, 2014 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Where: Hornbake : University Career Center & The President's Promise : 3100 Hornbake Library, South Wing
Event Type(s): Special Event

Need help preparing for an interview? Would you like to gain valuable interviewing tips from employers BEFORE the interview? Need someone to practice your responses with? Come and meet with employers from a variety of sectors and practice your interviewing techniques with them in order to prepare for the real thing!

Students: ONLINE REGISTRATION WILL OPEN ON August 1, 2014!

Website: http://www.careers.umd.edu/events_description.cfm?event_id=4867

For more information, contact:
Robert Piper
301.314-2013

www.careers.umd.edu/events_description.cfm?event_id=4867



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5. Selfie: More About Me - Option #2

When: Wednesday, September 24, 2014 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Where: Hornbake : University Career Center & The President's Promise : 3100 Hornbake Library, South Wing
Event Type(s): Special Event

Are you a first or second year student? By participating in the Come Out of Your Shell Success Series, you will learn the communication skills necessary to explore careers, develop contacts with classmates, professors and professionals in your fields of interest. Through interactive activities with fellow Terps, you will explore potential majors and careers based on your discovered strengths and interests.


Prerequisites: register for Careers4Terps and complete FOCUS 2 prior to session.


Come Out of Your Shell! Success Series for First and Second Year Students

Website: http://www.careers.umd.edu/events_description.cfm?event_id=5038

For more information, contact:
Heather Urban
301.314.7120

www.careers.umd.edu/events_description.cfm?event_id=5038



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6. ARHU Career Series: Making the Most of LinkedIn

When: Wednesday, September 24, 2014 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: Tawes Fine Arts : 0223/0224 Tawes Hall
Event Type(s): Special Event

This event is part of the ARHU Career Series for students in the College of Arts & Humanities. During a lab session, learn how to maximize your LinkedIn account and make changes to your profile on the spot. Afterwards, get a professional picture/head shot with a photographer on site (services generously donated by NewDay USA). Don't miss this opportunity to make the most of your LinkedIn account!

Lab Session: 3-4 pm (Tawes Hall, Room 0223)
Photographer: 4-4:50 pm (Tawes Hall, Room 0234)


Please click here to RSVP via the University of Maryland ARHU Student Affairs Facebook Page.

Website: http://www.careers.umd.edu/events_description.cfm?event_id=5009

For more information, contact:
Kate Juhl
301.314.4040

www.careers.umd.edu/events_description.cfm?event_id=5009



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7. Federal Job Search Fundamentals

When: Wednesday, September 24, 2014 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: Hornbake : University Career Center & The President's Promise : 3100 Hornbake Library, South Wing
Event Type(s): Special Event

NOT SURE HOW TO START YOUR FEDERAL INTERNSHIP OR JOB SEARCH?

Attend this introductory workshop to the Federal Job Search process that will explore the following questions:

- What federal jobs do I qualify for based on my educational level and academic major?

- How do I decide on which agencies to target?

- What is the federal resume and how does this differ from the private industry format?

- How do I navigate USAJOBS, the Office of Personnel Management's main website for federal government jobs?

- How can I earn "best qualified" status and get referred to a hiring official? - What specific federal hiring programs exist for college students and recent grads?

Presenter's Bio: Mr. Steve Young is a Certified Federal Career Coach and Job Search Trainer through the Federal Career Training Institute in Catonsville, MD and teaches federal career courses for Howard and Prince George's Community Colleges.

Website: http://www.careers.umd.edu/events_description.cfm?event_id=5059

For more information, contact:
Crystal Sehlke
301-314-7241

www.careers.umd.edu/events_description.cfm?event_id=5059



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8. TWO WEEKS LEFT to Submit your Fearless Ideas Course Pre-Proposal

When: Wednesday, October 08, 2014 5:00 PM
Event Type(s): Other

The Academy seeks proposals for new or revised experiential Fearless Ideas courses related to innovation or entrepreneurship that provide students with opportunities to exercise their innovation muscles and come up with unexpected solutions to tough problems in a variety of different fields & disciplines.

Fearless Idea courses are not about developing innovations but about developing innovators who have the skills, tools, and mindset necessary to tackle and solve real-world challenges.

Faculty participants whose Fearless Ideas course proposals are selected will receive fudning for the initial course offering and the second offering.

Pre-proposals are due October 8, 2014

Website: http://innovation.umd.edu/learn/fearless-ideas-rfp/



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9. Beyond the Classroom presents a special seminar: Addressing Legal, Social and Language Obstacles Faced by Low-Income Immigrants - a talk by Sarah Block of Ayuda

When: Wednesday, September 24, 2014 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Where: South Campus Commons Bldg 1, Rm 1102
Event Type(s): Seminar

This talk will give a holistic and humanistic perspective to students, staff and community members on the challenges faced by low-income immigrants in the local area.

Beginning with an overview of the demographic make-up of the immigrant community, this talk will address how advocacy and direct service groups work with low-immigrants to overcome obstacles through accessible services and inclusive policies. The importance of looking at immigration through a global/transnational perspective will be discussed.

A more informal conversation about careers in immigrant advocacy will follow the first half of the presentation.

About the Speaker: Sarah Block is the program initiatives coordinator for Ayuda, an NPO that provides legal, social and language direct services to low-income immigrants in the DMV. She holds an M.A. and B.A. in Cultural Anthropology from American University.

Event location: www.beyondtheclassroom.umd.edu/locationbtc.html

Website: http://www.ter.ps/6ss

For more information, contact:
Meredith Collier
Beyond the Classroom Living-Learning Program
+1 301 314 6620

www.beyondtheclassroom.umd.edu



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10. New Contract with Life Technologies Corporation

Event Type(s): Other

To: The Campus Scientific Community

We are pleased to announce a new Contract No. 79201-H for Service and Supplies to Life Technologies Manufactured Equipment effective immediately.

You can place your order as a master order release using KFS Vendor Contract No.12303. Research Institutions and other members of the University System of Maryland (USM) are eligible to participate.

See Vendor Contract Summary for Life Technologies under Master Contracts of our purchasing website, www.purchase.umd.edu for contact information, scope of work, and complete discount schedule.

A very special thanks to Amy Beaven from Department of Cell Biology and Molecular Genetics, Dr. Yunsheng Wang from Veterinary Medicine School, and Sabeena Nazar from Institute of Marine and Environmental Technology whom graciously assisted and supported this project.

For more information, contact:
Lucy F. Sanchez
+1 301 405 5831



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11. MATHEMATICS COLLOQUIUIM

When: Wednesday, September 24, 2014 3:15 PM - 4:15 PM
Where: Math Building : Preceded by Tea : Colloquium 3206
Event Type(s): Colloquium

Speaker: Wilfrid Gangbo (Georgia Institute of Technology) -

Title: Existence of a solution to an equation arising from the theory of Mean Field Games

Website: http://www-math.umd.edu/research/colloquium.html

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

www.math.umd.edu



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12. Brisk Back to School contest, sampling and music !!

When: Wednesday, September 24, 2014 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Where: Stamp Student Union
Event Type(s): Other

Stop by to listen to DC101 (DJ live on site), enter to win Brisk iPads and sample Brisk products at the Union Shop in the Stamp TODAY 4:00 PM to 6:00pm .

For more information, contact:
Clarence Patterson
Shops at Maryland
+1 301 314 1367

Dining.umd.edu



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13. Celebrate Chinese Language and Culture Day!

When: Friday, September 26, 2014 10:15 AM - 3:30 PM
Where: Hornbake : outdoors in front of Hornbake Library : Mall
Event Type(s): Special Event

Join us for a colorful, exciting day of Chinese culture on FRIDAY, Sept. 26! a thrilling LION DANCE opens the day at 10:30 a.m. with celebratory gongs and cymbals for good luck. Dr. Loh, president of the UMD, and other UMD leaders, will welcome everyone to campus. We'll enjoy performances of dancing, Chinese opera, musical numbers, Taiji/martial arts, Chinese calligraphy, mini Chinese language lessons, paper-cutting, a foray into Chinese medicine with a traditional doctor, and a long "Great Wall Poster" for visitors to add their names and quotes to. A painting exhibit will be set up in the nearby Hornbake Library entrance. Many school groups will be present to participate in this day of Chinese language and culture in our community!

Website: http://globalmaryland.umd.edu/offices/confucius-institute-maryland

For more information, contact:
Rebecca W. McGinnis
Confucius Institute at Maryland
+1 301 405 0213

http://globalmaryland.umd.edu/offices/confucius-institute-maryland



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14. Selfie: More About Me

When: Wednesday, September 24, 2014 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Where: Hornbake : 3100
Event Type(s): Training

Are you a first or second year student? By participating in the Come Out of Your Shell Success Series, you will learn the communication skills necessary to explore careers and develop contacts with classmates, professors and professionals in your fields of interest. Through interactive activities with fellow terps, you will explore potential majors and careers based on your discovered strengths and interests.

Prerequisite: register for Careers4Terps and complete FOCUS 2 prior to session.

If you complete all five sessions win a free padfolio!

Website: http://www.careers.umd.edu/shellseries

For more information, contact:
Heather Urban
301 314 7120



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15. The ME in ResuME

When: Tuesday, September 30, 2014 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Where: Hornbake : 3100
Event Type(s): Training

Are you set up for success? Do you know where you are going and do you have a way keep track of your accomplishments? Create your own path based on your interests - connecting your education, activities and internships or part-time employment.

Through examples and interactive activities discover powerful ways to portray yourself on paper. Personalized guidance will be provided in the last fifteen minutes of this event. This event is part of the Come Out of Your Shell Success Series for first and second year students.

Prerequisites:
1.Complete a draft of your resume using Resume Builder in Careers4Terps.
2.Bring a hard copy of your resume draft to the session.

Note: Plan to attend even if you haven't attended other Success Series events.

If you complete all five modules you will receive a professional padfolio!

Website: http://www.careers.umd.edu/shellseries

For more information, contact:
Heather Urban
301 314 7120



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16. The ME in ResuME

When: Wednesday, October 01, 2014 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Where: Hornbake : 3100
Event Type(s): Training

Are you set up for success? Do you know where you are going and do you have a way keep track of your accomplishments? Create your own path based on your interests - connecting your education, activities and internships or part-time employment.

Through examples and interactive activities discover powerful ways to portray yourself on paper. Personalized guidance will be provided in the last fifteen minutes of this event. This event is part of the Come Out of Your Shell Success Series for first and second year students.

Prerequisites:
1.Complete a draft of your resume using Resume Builder in Careers4Terps.
2.Bring a hard copy of your resume draft to the session.

Note: Plan to attend even if you haven't attended other Success Series events.

If you complete all five modules you will receive a professional padfolio!

Website: http://www.careers.umd.edu/shellseries

For more information, contact:
Heather Urban
301 314 7120



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17. Empower Hour for Asian American, Pacific Islander, and Desi Women

When: Thursday, September 25, 2014 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Where: Stamp Student Union : 1120 MICA Office
Event Type(s): Community Service

Asian American Pacific Islander and Desi Women's Empower Hour is a safe and supportive space for Asian American, Pacific Islander, and Desi undergraduate and graduate women to discuss issues and concerns that are faced as we explore our identities. Through conversations, reflection, and sharing our stories/experiences, we will build sisterhood that supports and empowers our community. Free event!

For more information, contact: kaimasca@umd.edu or ylantn@gmail.com

Website: https://www.facebook.com/events/271608103049901/?ref=br_tf

For more information, contact:
Ylan Tran Nguyen
2403160375



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18. Voter Registration 4 Good!

When: Wednesday, September 24, 2014 5:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Where: Stamp Student Union : 1120 MICA Office
Event Type(s): Community Service

Student organizations! You can raise $1500 for a charitable cause of your choice or event support for your organization! To sign up, email Katrina at kdizon1@umd.edu to sign up for one of the following training dates:
Wednesday 9/24 or Thursday 9/25, 5 - 5:30 PM in the MICA Office, Stamp 1120.
For more information, contact aast@umd.edu for more information

Website: https://www.facebook.com/AASUatUMD/photos/a.306047532777510.71245.237830196265911/708224602559799/?type=1&theater



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19. Undocumented Terp DREAMers: Coming Out of Our Shells

When: Tuesday, October 07, 2014 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Where: Stamp Student Union : Atrium 1107
Event Type(s): Community Service

How do immigrant undocumented students and their families navigate higher education and everyday life? What is Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) and the DREAM Act? Come out to Undocumented Terp DREAMers: Coming Out of Our Shells to learn and raise awareness of the issues facing undocumented terps! Register at www.aasu.umd.edu/DACA or email aast@umd.edu by September 30th!

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



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20. Native speakers of Arabic: paid language study!

When: Wednesday, September 24, 2014 4:00 PM - Tuesday, October 07, 2014 4:00 PM
Event Type(s): Other

Native speakers Arabic can participate in a paid study! The study will involve listening to nonsense words in Arabic 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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21. Colleges Against Cancer GBM 9/24 at 8PM @ McKeldin Library

When: Wednesday, September 24, 2014 8:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Where: McKeldin Library : Entrance
Event Type(s): Community Service

Interested in being a part of the fight against cancer as well as getting more involved in an on-campus organization?

Colleges Against Cancer (CAC) is a nationwide collaboration of college students, faculty, and staff dedicated to eliminating cancer.

CAC will be having their first general body meeting tonight at 8 PM right outside the McKeldin Library.

Help promote the American Cancer Society's mission and advocacy and be a direct contributor to the community event held annually on campus, Relay For Life!

Like our Facebook page so that we can keep you updated!

https://www.facebook.com/RelayUMD

Contact Person: Andy Park
Contact Email: andypark247@gmail.com


Peace Love Relay

Website: https://www.facebook.com/RelayUMD

For more information, contact:
Andrew Sungwoo Park
Colleges Against Cancer
2407518396

https://www.facebook.com/RelayUMD



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22. UHR - University Policy -- Sexual Misconduct Policy

Where: Chesapeake Bldg : 1101U
Event Type(s): Training

The university policy on Sexual Harassment was updated in October 2013.

It is now VI-1.20(A) UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND SEXUAL MISCONDUCT POLICY. It is important that all UMD faculty and staff attend this training. The training includes information regarding all forms of sexual misconduct and consent and also the specifics of University policy, VI-1.20(A), including an emphasis of understanding the obligations of Responsible University Employees in responding to/reporting Sexual Misconduct and the new reporting obligations for those in Consensual Sexual Relationships involving supervisory and/ or evaluative duties.

9/25/2014 2:30 PM
10/23/2014 10:00 AM
11/18/2014 2:30 PM
12/16/2014 1:00 PM

Register at www.training.umd.edu

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

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

www.uhr.umd.edu



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23. UHR - eLearning - Today is Wednesday, You Missed the Monday Productivity Pointers!!

Event Type(s): Other

In fact, maybe you missed them every Monday this summer! Need some tips to get you through the week?

In this series on productivity, author Jess Stratton takes you through the latest tools that will help you run your business and life more efficiently. Each installment covers a particular feature or technique in a different online tool, such as Google Apps, Skype, YouTube, Mint.com, Etsy, and more. Check back every Monday for tips on topics from recording and publishing video chats to managing your finances online.

http://www.lynda.com/Business-Collaboration-tutorials/Monday-Productivity-Pointers/114903-2.html?org=umd.edu

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

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

www.uhr.umd.edu



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