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  1. Today! Win a Free Emergency TerpKit at the First Look Fair
  2. Computer Science Career & Internship Fair
  3. Cognitive Science Colloquium
  4. 2014 Terp Transportation Fair
  5. UHR - Class Train the Facilitator
  6. UHR - eLearning -- Managing Multiple Generations
  7. Fall Career & Internship Fair 2014 - Day Two
  8. Hewlett-Packard Information Session
  9. Baker Hughes : Employer Networking Session
  10. Baker Hughes : Employer Networking Session (*9/18/2014)
  11. Applications for Alternative Breaks participants due Sept. 28th!
  12. Last call for the Freshman Wellness Challenge!
  13. CISSM Forum | "The Regional Role of Post-Agreement Iran" | Paul Pillar
  14. Graduate Student Government Elections!

1. Today! Win a Free Emergency TerpKit at the First Look Fair

When: Thursday, September 18, 2014
Where: McKeldin Mall : Department of Environmental Safety table
Event Type(s): Other

Win a free Emergency TerpKit filled with great emergency kit items such as: an emergency blanket, NOAA weather radio, flashlight, toiletries, map, first aid supplies, and more! Visit the Department of Environmental Safety table at the First Look Fair, and enter a raffle ticket. While you are there, pick up some great educational materials on emergency preparedness!

September is National Preparedness Month. Preparedness is a shared responsibility, it takes a whole community. The UMD Emergency Management Program and Ready.gov encourages you to "Be Disaster Aware, Take Action to Prepare"!

During National Preparedness Month, we encourage you to take the following steps:
-Be Informed
-Make a Plan
-Build a Kit
-Get Involved

For more information, please visit the resources below:

www.umd.edu/emergencypreparedness
www.ready.gov/september
Twitter: @PreparednessUMD
Like us on Facebook: UMD Emergency Preparedness

For more information, contact:
Alisha Jade Childress
+1 301 405 2670

www.umd.edu/emergencypreparedness



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2. Computer Science Career & Internship Fair

When: Thursday, September 18, 2014 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Where: Comcast Center : *XFINITY Center
Event Type(s): Special Event

Did you know that most tech companies hire their summer interns by the end of the proceeding November? That means that your best shot at getting an internship for the summer or even a full time position is by coming to the Fall Computer Science Career and Internship Fair. We will have over 120 companies looking for interns and full time hires. Don't miss this opportunities to get paid for the summer and gain invaluable experience necessary to launch your technical career!

UMD CS/CE undergraduate, graduate, and PhD majors and minors only - no exceptions.

See information at http://www.cs.umd.edu/openhouse/.

Website: http://www.cs.umd.edu/openhouse/

For more information, contact:
Savannah Renehan

http://www.cs.umd.edu/openhouse/



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3. Cognitive Science Colloquium

When: Thursday, September 18, 2014 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Where: Biosciences Research Building : 1103
Event Type(s): Colloquium

Robert Kurzban (Psychology, Penn), "Strategic Morality".

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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4. 2014 Terp Transportation Fair

When: Tuesday, September 23, 2014 10:30 AM - 2:30 PM
Where: Hornbake : Plaza
Event Type(s): Special Event

Stop by the Terp Transportation Fair Tuesday, September 23rd at Hornbake Plaza for information about parking, Shuttle-UM, bikeUMD, and MUCH more. This event offers you the opportunity to win raffle prizes, receive giveaways, have fun, and leave as a well-informed member of the UMD community.

If you have questions about parking during athletic events, visitor parking, or wish to learn how to track one of our Shuttle-UM buses, come visit us on Tuesday, September 23, 2014, at Hornbake Plaza.

This year we will also have representatives from NextBus, Rt. 1 Ride, Zipcar, and hopefully WMATA.

Hope to see everyone there!

Website: https://www.facebook.com/events/1476979475884508/

For more information, contact:
Phillip T. Hyon
Transportation Services
+1 301 314 7270

www.transportation.umd.edu



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5. UHR - Class Train the Facilitator

When: Wednesday, October 01, 2014 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: Riggs Alumni Center : Crist Boardroom
Event Type(s): Training

This class filled up fast! So we are offering another opportunity to attend this great session.

Anyone interested in becoming a facilitator or existing facilitators seeking to improve their craft. This program covers the fundamentals of adult learning principles, how to design effective learning objectives, participative learning, skill practice and basic techniques to drive learning transfer. Raise the skill level for facilitators. Improve the quality of learning and increase learning transfer to the workplace. Help expand and multiply the impact of training throughout the University.

Oct 1, 2014 1-5pm -- FREE
Click here to register: http://training.umd.edu/EventList.aspx?fromdate=10/1/2014&todate=10/1/2014&display=Day&type=public&eventidn=1071&view=EventDetails&information_id=3199

Website: http://training.umd.edu

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

www.uhr.umd.edu



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6. UHR - eLearning -- Managing Multiple Generations

Event Type(s): Seminar

Do you have a few minutes? Looking for some insight to working/managing across generations?

Discover how to successfully manage multiple generations in the workplace with Christina Schlachter, PhD. Learn about each generation present in today's workforce, from Baby Boomers to Millennials, and figure out what each group wants and needs, and how they like to be managed, developed, and promoted.

Check it out: http://www.lynda.com/Business-Business-Skills-tutorials/Managing-Multiple-Generations/169622-2.html?org=umd.edu

You can find this and MORE at www.lyndatraining.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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7. Fall Career & Internship Fair 2014 - Day Two

When: Thursday, September 18, 2014 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Where: Comcast Center : *XFINITY Center
Event Type(s): Special Event

Day 2 of 2: This annual event provides students an opportunity to meet face-to-face with employers to discuss internship as well as full-time and part-time employment opportunities. Each day has different employers so students are encouraged to plan ahead. Attendees should dress professionally and bring multiple copies of resumes. No preregistration is necessary.

TRANSPORTATION TO THE FAIR:

Shuttle buses are provided to Xfinity Center from 10:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Buses will run on continuous loops - each stop will be served every 15 minutes (the union stop may be served more frequently).

The three routes are:

Bus A - Xfinity, Denton Hall, Courtyards (at the bus stop near building #500), Xfinity
Bus B - Xfinity, Montgomery Hall, Mowatt Garage/Commons (D-shaped driveway at Shuttle-UM stop near garage entrance), Xfinity
Bus C - Xfinity, Stamp, Xfinity

Website: http://www.careers.umd.edu/events_description.cfm?event_id=4870



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8. Hewlett-Packard Information Session

When: Thursday, September 18, 2014 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: Stamp Student Union : 2212 Benjamin Banneker A
Event Type(s): Special Event

HP Information Session:

- Hear from HP's business leaders

- Have unprecedented access to HP employees at all levels

- Network with HP experts

- Enjoy hors d'oeuvres and beverages

- Participate in HP product raffle

Thursday, September 18, 2014, 3:30 p.m. --5:00 p.m.

Benjamin Banneker (Rm2212A) Stamp Student Union

Apply Today! hp.com/jobs

Search for job numbers #1317120 & #1316596

Website: http://www.careers.umd.edu/events_description.cfm?event_id=5086

For more information, contact:
Bobby Piper
301.314-2013

www.careers.umd.edu/events_description.cfm?event_id=5086



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9. Baker Hughes : Employer Networking Session

When: Friday, September 19, 2014 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Where: Stamp Student Union : Pyon Su Room
Event Type(s): Special Event

Baker Hughes will present an information session in the Stamp Student Union on Thursday, September 19th from 4:00-5:30pm.

Website: http://www.careers.umd.edu/events_description.cfm?event_id=4987

For more information, contact:
Bobby Piper
301.314-2013

www.careers.umd.edu/events_description.cfm?event_id=4987



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10. Baker Hughes : Employer Networking Session (*9/18/2014)

When: Thursday, September 18, 2014 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Where: Stamp Student Union : Pyon Su Room
Event Type(s): Special Event

Baker Hughes will present an information session in the Stamp Student Union on Thursday, September 19th from 4:00-5:30pm.

Website: http://www.careers.umd.edu/events_description.cfm?event_id=4987

For more information, contact:
Bobby Piper
301.314-2013

www.careers.umd.edu/events_description.cfm?event_id=4987



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11. Applications for Alternative Breaks participants due Sept. 28th!

Where: Stamp Student Union
Event Type(s): Community Service

Do something different for your Winter, Spring or Summer Break! Apply by September 28th at 11:59 PM to participate in any of this year's 27 experiences!

Alternative Breaks are substance-free, community service-learning trips during winter, spring and summer breaks. Participants travel both locally and internationally to engage in active service, learn about social issues, and build upon community assets.

Drop by the upcoming AB Meet and Greet event on Sept. 23rd from 4-6 pm (Stamp Atrium) where you can talk with student and staff leaders of the program.

Applications and more information available on our website- http://alternativebreaks.umd.edu.

Website: http://alternativebreaks.umd.edu

For more information, contact:
Alternative Breaks



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12. Last call for the Freshman Wellness Challenge!

Event Type(s): Health

Hey, Class of 2018 - today is your last chance to sign-up for the Freshman Wellness Challenge! Start your college career off with wellness in mind. Get to know all that Campus Recreation Services has to offer to help you live well and be active during your time here at UMD. Earn points for completing wellness activities and get the chance to win prizes including water bottles, t-shirts, personal training, gym bags - and the grand prize of a FitBit activity tracker. When it comes to wellness, small changes make a B1G difference. Take the first step by signing up for the challenge at http://ter.ps/BeWell - doing so will earn you your first point! Registration is open through September 18 and the challenge runs until October 14. Good luck, #UMD18!

Website: http://crs.umd.edu/Wellness/Wellness-Challenge

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

www.crs.umd.edu



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13. CISSM Forum | "The Regional Role of Post-Agreement Iran" | Paul Pillar

When: Thursday, September 18, 2014 12:00 PM - 1:15 PM
Where: Van Munching : 1203
Event Type(s): Colloquium,Community Service

Paul Pillar is a researcher in the Security Studies Program at Georgetown University. Pillar retired in 2005 from a 28-year career in the U.S. intelligence community, in which his last position was National Intelligence Officer for the Near East and South Asia. Earlier he served in a variety of analytical and managerial positions, including as chief of analytic units at the CIA covering portions of the Near East, the Persian Gulf, and South Asia. Professor Pillar also served in the National Intelligence Council as one of the original members of its Analytic Group. He has been Executive Assistant to CIA's Deputy Director for Intelligence and Executive Assistant to Director of Central Intelligence William Webster. He has also headed the Assessments and Information Group of the DCI Counterterrorist Center, and from 1997 to 1999 was deputy chief of the center.

Website: http://cissm.umd.edu/forum/display.php?id=633

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

cissm.umd.edu



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14. 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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