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  1. Women's Soccer Mystery Game
  2. FREE Cookout Sunday!! (sponsored by Baptist Collegiate Ministries)
  3. Help Reduce Incidents of Sexual Misconduct
  4. Register for Classes with the Art and Learning Center Today!
  5. Join the Disability Community Listserv
  6. Certificate in Museum Scholarship and Material Culture
  7. Communi-Tee Day
  8. Music at Mulligan's - TONIGHT !!
  9. Please read! New university calendar coming soon!
  10. Interfaith Holiday Calendar: September 14-20
  11. TODAY - 8/28 - Brain and Behavior Community Social
  12. Paid fMRI Study: Meditation & Cognition ($60)

1. Women's Soccer Mystery Game

When: Sunday, August 30, 2015 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Where: Ludwig Field
Event Type(s): Athletics

Come watch the Terps host La Salle this Sunday night at 7 PM at Ludwig Field. This is the Mystery Game where prizes will be given throughout the night. One lucky fan will receive the MYSTERY PRIZE. Want to know the mystery? Find out at the game!

Website: http://www.umterps.com

Ticket Information:
Charges: Adult $6.00; Youth/Senior $4.00; Group (15+) $3.00
Phone: 301-314-7070
Website: http://www.umterps.com

For more information, contact:
Steven Donlan
University of Maryland Athletics
+1 301 405 1000

www.umterps.com



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2. FREE Cookout Sunday!! (sponsored by Baptist Collegiate Ministries)

When: Sunday, August 30, 2015 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Where: Memorial Chapel : Outside Garden Chapel
Event Type(s): Special Event

Want to come get some FREE food and learn more about Baptist Collegiate Ministries? Grab a friend and come by Memorial Chapel at 5:30PM on Sunday for good food, new friends, and info on how you can get involved with us! We have weekly worship and small group Bible studies, as well as tons of fun stuff, service projects, mission trips, and retreats throughout the semester. We would love for you to come and join our crew!

For more information, contact:
Jessica Lynn Senasack
Baptist Collegiate Ministries
410-627-1096

www.umdbcm.com



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3. Help Reduce Incidents of Sexual Misconduct

Event Type(s): Other

Are you passionate about ending sexual assault and relationship violence? The Department of Fraternity and Sorority Life is offering a unique volunteer opportunity to be a facilitator for the Ten Man Plan/Ten Woman Plan. Facilitators will hold weekly meetings with representatives from a fraternity or sorority to discuss issues like sexual assault, alcohol, and hook up culture. Facilitators may be faculty/staff, graduate students, or other non-undergraduate affiliates of the University. Previous experience educating about sexual assault and relationship violence is preferred but not required. Evening meetings required.

For more information, contact:
Jessica Bennett
Department of Fraternity and Sorority Life
+1 301 314 7172

ter.ps/tmptwp



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4. Register for Classes with the Art and Learning Center Today!

Where: Stamp Student Union : B0107
Event Type(s): Recreation

Looking for a way to unwind and relax this coming semester? Then it's time to sign up for a class with the Art and Learning Center in the Stamp Student Union! We offer non-credit courses in the arts, dance, music, and design, and there's something for everyone. Check out our offerings at http://thestamp.umd.edu/art_learning_center and follow us on Facebook for updated information about our classes and FREE workshop events!

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

For more information, contact:
Sara Elizabeth Thompson
Art and Learning Center
+1 301 314 8493



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5. Join the Disability Community Listserv

Event Type(s): Forum

The President's Commission on Disability Issues (PCDI), Office of Diversity and Inclusion (ODI) and the UMD Disability Studies Committee are attempting to strengthen greater communication between different groups on campus who are working to support people with disabilities in our campus community and beyond. If you are interested in being informed of current issues on campus and/or upcoming events such as our Disability Studies initiatives, workshops, classes and the annual disability awareness month (every October) please fill out this google form:

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1MGpKBgeUb8ItahpXvZvOpripbo3K54NruItOnX5CtCU/viewform?usp=send_form

If you have any issues or questions regarding this form please contact Stephanie J. Cork at
stephaniejcork@gmail.com

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

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1MGpKBgeUb8ItahpXvZvOpripbo3K54NruItOnX5CtCU/viewform?usp=send_form



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6. Certificate in Museum Scholarship and Material Culture

When: Thursday, September 10, 2015 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Where: Woods : 1102
Event Type(s): Seminar

Come learn about an exciting Certificate Program open to graduate students in any department.

The Certificate Program in Museum Scholarship and Material Culture trains graduate students to understand the particular challenges,issues, and opportunities encountered when conducting and presenting material culture scholarship in the museum environment. This 12-credit graduate program takes advantage of close collaboration with the Smithsonian Institution, the Maryland Historic Trust and local museums. The certificate aims to equip graduate students with skills for research, scholarship, and presentation that are appropriate to museums of history, culture, and material life.

Faculty will be in attendance to answer your questions.

For more information about the Information Session, contact Dr. Judith Freidenberg at jfreiden@umd.edu.

Website: http://anth.umd.edu/

For more information, contact:
Nadine Dangerfield
Department of Anthropology
3014054737



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7. Communi-Tee Day

When: Saturday, August 29, 2015 3:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Where: University of Maryland Golf Course : Driving Range
Event Type(s): Recreation

Fun and events for the family at the University of Maryland Golf Course. Activities include: Golfzilla, FlingGolf, Demos, Tours of the Course, Food, and Freebies. Dogs on a leash are welcome!

Website: http://cdn.cybergolf.com/images/690/communi-tee-day.png

For more information, contact:
Catherine M Flach
UMD Golf Course
+1 301 314 9787

golf.umd.edu



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8. Music at Mulligan's - TONIGHT !!

When: Friday, August 28, 2015 5:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Where: University of Maryland Golf Course
Event Type(s): Other

Mulligan's Grill is proud to feature the New Jazz Collective: classical, straight ahead, live jazz 5:30 - 8:00. Great food, free parking and the best happy hour prices around.

For more information, contact:
Bart Hipple
Mulligan's Grill and Pub
+1 301 314 9413

mulligans.umd.edu



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9. Please read! New university calendar coming soon!

When: Friday, August 28, 2015
Event Type(s): Other

The University of Maryland will launch a new university calendar that will improve and replace FYI and other university calendars that currently exist on campus, such as Free Stuff @ UMD and the umd.edu homepage calendar. The new calendar will launch to campus in mid-September. Stay tuned for details!



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10. Interfaith Holiday Calendar: September 14-20

Event Type(s): Diversity

The Interfaith Holiday Calendar seeks to raise awareness of different holidays observed by members of our campus community. Below are observances for the week of September 14-20.

September 14 and 15
Rosh Hashanah-Jewish
Jewish New Year. Observant Jews do not work on this holiday.

September 17
Ganesh Chaturthi-Hindu
Celebration of Birth of Ganesha.

Please notify us of any mistakes or omissions in these listings.

For more information, contact:
Jennifer Johanna Olson
Memorial Chapel
+1 301 405 7154

thestamp.umd.edu/interfaith



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11. TODAY - 8/28 - Brain and Behavior Community Social

When: Friday, August 28, 2015 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: Clarice Smith PAC : 3736
Event Type(s): Meeting

We are excited that we are hours away from the 1st BBI social event of the fall semester-Fri Aug 28, 3-5 pm in the Clarice (Rm 3736).

Wondering what can the BBI do for you? The BBI Steering Committee views its role as facilitating & encouraging Brain and Behavior interdisciplinary research. We really want to know how we can provide you & your research staff with the support you need to achieve this goal. Please join us at the social to hear an update from the steering committee on the progress of the BBI (BBI seed grant announcement anticipated in Sept! Networking events to help you to identify collaborators for this & other funding opportunities! BBI seminar speaker series!) & provide us with your feedback. There will also be plenty of time for socializing with your colleagues & potential future collaborators.

Please register at http://goo.gl/forms/MZep1KPNkZ.

We look forward to seeing you there!
Jens Herberholz & Reza Ghodssi

Website: http://goo.gl/forms/MZep1KPNkZ

For more information, contact:
Beth Brittan-Powell
+1 301 405 1459



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12. Paid fMRI Study: Meditation & Cognition ($60)

Where: Maryland Neuroimaging Center
Event Type(s): Other

We would like to invite you to participate in a paid research study for the University of Maryland Center for Advanced Study of Language. In one 3-hour session at the Maryland Neuroimaging Center, you will complete tasks while undergoing MRI (magnetic resonance imaging) and eyetracking to examine the attention-related cognitive and neural systems that support language processing after meditating for the first time. If you are eligible and complete the MRI session, you will earn $20 per hour!

Click the link below for more information and to fill out a brief questionnaire:
http://ter.ps/CogPrepMRI

Website: http://ter.ps/CogPrepMRI

For more information, contact:
Dr. Stefanie Kuchinsky

http://ter.ps/CogPrepMRI



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