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  1. Wednesday Farmer's Market at Maryland - today's highlights !
  2. ADVANCE Programs for 2015-2016
  3. Are you the biological mother of a 5-10 year-old child?
  4. Smokers needed for PAID study using smart phones
  5. CANCELLED: Meditation Sessions (5/20. 26. 27)
  6. English native speakers needed for language study ($15/h)
  7. NEWCOMBE/PORTNEY SCHOLARSHIPS DEADLINE EXTENDED

1. Wednesday Farmer's Market at Maryland - today's highlights !

When: Wednesday, May 27, 2015 11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Event Type(s): Other

Come to the Wednesday Farmer's Market at Maryland in front of Cole Fieldhouse !
- Today's Chef Demonstration is Yogurt Mint and Honey Dressing over Fresh Fruit.
- The mint leaves were just harvested from our own Terp Farm !!
- Recipe cards available
- New, in-season produce items showing up every week. Browse the stands: buy fresh and buy local !

For more information, contact:
Bart Hipple
Dining Services
+1 301 314 9413

farmersmarket.umd.edu



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2. ADVANCE Programs for 2015-2016

Event Type(s): Diversity

The ADVANCE Program for Inclusive Excellence is accepting applications for the following 2015-2016 faculty peer networks:

Keeping Our Faculties - a mutual mentoring seminar designed to enhance the professional growth of early-career tenure track women faculty;

ADVANCING Faculty Diversity - research career development and leadership training program for tenure track and professional track (non-tenure track) full-time faculty of color;

ADVANCING Professional Track Faculty - program for professional track (non-tenure track) faculty to expand on-campus networks and enhance the sense of agency faculty feel toward their work and career advancement at UMD.

Please see the ADVANCE Webpage for more information and to apply: www.advance.umd.edu

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



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3. Are you the biological mother of a 5-10 year-old child?

Where: Biology - Psychology : 2109
Event Type(s): Health

Are you the biological mother of a 5-10 year-old child? If so, you may be eligible to participate in a study being conducted by the University of Maryland. The purpose of this research project is to better understand how mothers of children with and without Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder plan and parent. Participation includes:
. 1 visit to the University of Maryland
. $25 compensation for research participation
. Offered a chance to attend a 2-hour Helpful
Parenting Tips workshop

If you would like to learn more about the study, please contact the Maternal Executive Functioning Study at (301)405-4606 or marylandadhdprogram@gmail.com.

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

For more information, contact:
Heather Mazursky-Horowitz
+1 301 405 4606



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4. Smokers needed for PAID study using smart phones

Where: Biology - Psychology
Event Type(s): Health

We would like to invite you to participate in a paid research study in the Dept. of Psychology at UMCP. You will receive up to $35 cash for participating. We are interested in how smoking is related to your emotions and personality.

If you are interested in participating in the study, we must first ask you some questions about your health and habits. You will be paid in cash at the end of the study. To participate, you must be 18-30 years old and have a 'smart' mobile phone that can receive text (SMS) messages and browse the internet. On average, you must smoke at least half a pack of cigarettes (10) a day. Please contact us for further information shackmanlab1@gmail.com.

For more information, contact:
Shackman Lab
(301) 405-9842



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5. CANCELLED: Meditation Sessions (5/20. 26. 27)

When: Wednesday, May 27, 2015 11:00 AM
Where: Health Center : PODCASTS: http://www.health.umd.edu/sites/default/files/Edie_calmness_meditation_9-21-12.mp3 or http://www.health.umd.edu/sites/default/files/SoHum_Breathing.wma
Event Type(s): Health

The University Health Center Meditation session scheduled for
Wednesday, May 27

has been cancelled.

Please visit: www.health.umd.edu/meditation to use our meditation podcasts or call (301) 314-9629 to schedule an individual appointment.

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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6. English native speakers needed for language study ($15/h)

When: Monday, May 25, 2015 10:00 PM - Friday, May 29, 2015 10:00 PM
Where: JMZ 0202
Event Type(s): Other

English native speakers needed for a 1-hour language study.
You will be compensated with $15 for your participation.
You do not need to know another language.

In order to participate, you must:
1) Be between the ages 18-35
2) Not be color-blind
3) Know how to drive
4) Be a native speaker of the American dialect

If you are interested, please contact umdlanguagestudy@gmail.com. Thank you.

For more information, contact:
Jiyong Lee



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7. NEWCOMBE/PORTNEY SCHOLARSHIPS DEADLINE EXTENDED

When: Saturday, May 23, 2015 9:00 AM
Where: Shoemaker
Event Type(s): Other

Two scholarship funds for adult students are available through the Returning Students Program of the Counseling Center.

The University of Maryland is pleased to be selected as a partner institution with the Newcombe Foundation by providing Newcombe scholarships for mature adult students seeking to complete bachelor's degrees at the University.

The Gerald G. Portney Memorial Scholarship Fund was established in October 1995 by Clara Portney Felsher to honor the memory of her late husband, Gerald G. Portney. This fund serves to provide financial assistance for returning students.

For more information please contact Monica Kearney msk0191@umd.edu

Application Deadline Extended to June 12, 2015

For more information, contact:
Monica Kearney



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