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  1. The ME in ResuME - Option #2
  2. Career & Internship Networking Panel: Law Enforcement
  3. Free Al Jazeera America Film Screening: "Edge of Eighteen"
  4. REMINDER: Colleges Against Cancer GBM TONIGHT
  5. Peer Assisted Learning (PAL) TUTORS are available
  6. Recycling Volunteers Needed for Saturday, 10/4
  7. Hiring Academic Lab Monitor Position
  8. Graduate Student Research/Writing Bootcamp
  9. Graduate Student Research/Writing Bootcamp
  10. Public lecture_Dr. Chris Dede_Transforming Education: A Knowledge-Based, Innovation-Centered World
  11. Screening of "I Learn America"
  12. 20th Annual Shih-I Pai Lecture
  13. Drupal Users Group Monthly Meeting - Wednesday, October 1, 12 p.m.
  14. Academic Lab Monitor Wanted
  15. CAREER DISCOVERY ZONE STARTS TODAY!!
  16. Introduction To Bike Maintenance Class
  17. Don't Cancel that class or meeting, Invite us in!
  18. SEE Presents: Magic Shadows by Catapult
  19. The ME in ResuME - Option #2
  20. Do you read JAPANESE? The UMD Libraries have a job for you!
  21. Pathways to Gratitude
  22. FREE Writing Consultations with the Writing Fellows!
  23. Graduate Student of Color Space
  24. Home Buying Seminar
  25. FREE Meditation Session Today
  26. National Digital Stewardship Residency
  27. ONE WEEK LEFT to Submit your Fearless Ideas Course Pre-Proposal
  28. Graduate Student Government Elections- Round 2!

1. The ME in ResuME - Option #2

When: Wednesday, October 01, 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 set up for success? Do you know where you are going and do you have a way to 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.


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

Website: http://www.careers.umd.edu/events_description.cfm?event_id=5040

For more information, contact:
Heather Urban
301.314.7120

www.careers.umd.edu/events_description.cfm?event_id=5040



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2. Career & Internship Networking Panel: Law Enforcement

When: Wednesday, October 01, 2014 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Where: Hornbake : University Career Center & The President's Promise : 3100 Hornbake Library, South Wing
Event Type(s): Special Event

Interested in a career in law enforcement? Take advantage of this opportunity to learn from and network directly with professionals in the field. The first hour is a panel (4:30-5:30 p.m.) discussion followed by an hour of informal socializing and networking (5:30-6:30 p.m.).

Panelists:

Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Inspector General
Target, Assets Protection
TBA

*Please RSVP to this event. Professional dress is suggested and you may bring several copies of your resume.

This event is co-sponsored by the Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice. The event is open to all majors.

Website: http://www.careers.umd.edu/events_description.cfm?event_id=5045

For more information, contact:
Crystal Sehlke
301.314.7241

www.careers.umd.edu/events_description.cfm?event_id=5045



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3. Free Al Jazeera America Film Screening: "Edge of Eighteen"

When: Wednesday, October 01, 2014 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Where: Knight Hall : 1208 (Eaton Broadcast Theater)
Event Type(s): Movie/Film/Video

What's it like to come of age in America today? Award-winning filmmaker Alex Gibney trained 15 diverse youth to document their senior year in high school. Edge of Eighteen tackles issues from being undocumented, joining the military, to teen pregnancy, religious devotion and coming out as gay.

Join the Journalism Center on Children & Families WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 1 at 6 pm for a screening and discussion. Executive Producer Amy Kohn and two of the youth participants will attend. Learn about collaborative storytelling, citizen journalism, filmmaking and get your finger on the pulse of the next generation of adults.

Pizza provided.

Website: http://www.journalismcenter.org/event/edge-of-ei8hteen

For more information, contact:
Julie Drizin
Journalism Center on Children & Families
301-405-8812

www.journalismcenter.org/event/edge-of-ei8hteen



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4. REMINDER: Colleges Against Cancer GBM TONIGHT

When: Wednesday, October 01, 2014 8:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Where: McKeldin Library : Entrance of McKeldin
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

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

https://www.facebook.com/RelayUMD



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5. Peer Assisted Learning (PAL) TUTORS are available

When: Wednesday, October 01, 2014 2:00 PM - Wednesday, December 17, 2014 2:00 PM
Where: Shoemaker : 2202
Event Type(s): Special Event

Looking for extra support?
Are you struggling with your classes and/or college life?
Are you looking for one-on-one mentoring/tutoring?

.PAL peer educators are available to support students in their short & long-term academic goals.
.Anyone can meet with a PAL Peer Educator- FREE!

To make an appointment with tutors for courses you need help, go to (https://lasonline.umd.edu/TracWeb40/Default.html)

More questions? Email to Katie Koo, peer assisted learning coordinator at katiekoo@umd.edu

Website: http://counseling.umd.edu/LAS/peer_assisted_learning.php

For more information, contact:
Kyung Hyun Koo
+1 301 405 2858



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6. Recycling Volunteers Needed for Saturday, 10/4

Event Type(s): Other

The UMD Recycling Team is seeking volunteers for the home football game vs. Ohio State this Saturday, October 4th.

Volunteers are needed to greet attendees entering parking lots around campus, hand out bags for recycling and trash, and explain what to do with the bags when tailgating is finished.

Please email Jessica Moore at jemoore@umd.edu if you are interested.

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

For more information, contact:
Andrew S Muir
Office of Sustainability
+1 301 405 7068

http://www.terpsrecycle.umd.edu



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7. Hiring Academic Lab Monitor Position

When: Wednesday, October 01, 2014 9:00 AM - Sunday, October 05, 2014 6:00 PM
Where: Comcast Center
Event Type(s): Other

The ASCDU, in the University of Maryland, Department of Athletics is looking for reliable and responsible individuals to monitor and serve as the Lab Monitor for the Academic Lab. The Lab Monitor will maintain a study atmosphere in the lab, and will aid staff by performing office duties such as data entry, phones and other administrative projects as needed. Lab monitors should be personable and comfortable assuming leadership roles. Prefer registered Graduate student Individuals would be required to work on Sunday afternoons and week nights between the hours of 2pm-10pm.

For more information, contact:
Courtney E Hoffmann



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8. Graduate Student Research/Writing Bootcamp

When: Tuesday, October 07, 2014 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Where: EPSL Flex Room (MATH1403A)
Event Type(s): Training

Get to know the essentials of graduate-level research and writing!

Come to a Research and Writing Bootcamp, put on by the Graduate School's Office of Writing Initiatives (Writing Fellows) and the University of Maryland Libraries.

For more information, contact:
Kelsey-Corlett-Rivera
301-405-9116



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9. Graduate Student Research/Writing Bootcamp

When: Wednesday, October 08, 2014 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Where: EPSL Flex Room (MATH1403A)
Event Type(s): Training,Seminar

Get to know the essentials of graduate-level research and writing!

Come to a Research and Writing Bootcamp, put on by the Graduate School's Office of Writing Initiatives (Writing Fellows) and the University of Maryland Libraries.

For more information, contact:
Kelsey-Corlett-Rivera
301-405-9116



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10. Public lecture_Dr. Chris Dede_Transforming Education: A Knowledge-Based, Innovation-Centered World

When: Wednesday, October 01, 2014 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Where: Benjamin : 0220
Event Type(s): Lecture

The Center for Science and technology in Education with The Department of Teaching And Learning, Policy and Leadership are pleased to host this activity.

This talk describes how we could transform education to prepare students with the skills they need for work and life in a world. Immersive experiences (e.g., virtual worlds, augmented realities) and mobile devices pervade the lives of youth outside of academic settings. We can build on these media to improve our teaching, assessment and links between classroom learning and real-world mentoring and apprenticeships.

Chris Dede is the Timothy E. Wirth Professor in Learning Technologies at Harvard's Graduate School of Education, a Fellow of the American Educational Research Association and now is currently serving as a Visiting Expert for the National Science Foundation.

Ticket Information:
Charges: not required free; ;

For more information, contact:
Xiaoyang Gong
+1 6267821132



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11. Screening of "I Learn America"

When: Thursday, October 02, 2014 4:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Where: Shoemaker : 2102
Event Type(s): Movie/Film/Video

One high school, one school year, five new Americans. Join critically acclaimed documentary filmmakers Jean-Michel Dissard and Gitte Peng at a screening of "I Learn America". In the film, five newly arrived immigrant students struggle to adjust to their new lives in America at the International High School at Lafayette. Following the film there will be a discussion with the film producer, students, and faculty at UMD. The event is free and open to the public, and there will be free pizza and soda!

Website: http://ilearnamerica.com/

For more information, contact:
Tyler S Stump
Center for the History of the New America
+1 301 405 4330

newamerica.umd.edu



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12. 20th Annual Shih-I Pai Lecture

When: Tuesday, October 07, 2014 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: Physics : Reception, Math Rotunda, 3 pm : 1412
Event Type(s): Lecture

The Institute for Physical Science & Technology (IPST) and the Department of Physics proudly present the 20th Annual Shih-I Pai Lecture on Tuesday, October 7th.

The lecture series honors Professor Shih-I Pai (1913-1996), a University of Maryland faculty member and founding member of the Institute for Fluid Dynamics and Applied Mathematics, now IPST.

Please join us for an interesting talk by
Dr. Johanna M. H. Levelt Sengers, Scientist Emeritus, National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST).

Talk title: "Pride and Prejudice in Science and Engineering".

Abstract: http://umdphysics.umd.edu/events/physicscolloquia/860-pride-and-prejudice-in-science-and-engineering.html

Reception: 3:00 p.m., Mathematics Building (James A. Yorke Rotunda)

Lecture: 4:00 p.m., Physics Building (Room 1412, Lecture Hall)

Website: http://ipst.umd.edu/



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13. Drupal Users Group Monthly Meeting - Wednesday, October 1, 12 p.m.

When: Wednesday, October 01, 2014 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Where: Tawes Fine Arts : 3252
Event Type(s): Lecture

Does your website use the open source content management system Drupal? Are you interested in learning more about Drupal? Please join us for the next UMD Drupal User's Group Meeting on Wednesday, October 1, at 12:00 p.m. in 3252 Tawes Hall. This month we welcome Christian Presley from the Institute for Bioscience and Biotechnology Research, who will review their module-in-development for using Drupal webforms to accept payments to university accounts.

Website: http://drupaluser.umd.edu/node/150

For more information, contact:
Kevin R. Nesline

http://drupaluser.umd.edu/



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14. Academic Lab Monitor Wanted

When: Tuesday, September 30, 2014 9:00 AM - Friday, October 03, 2014 8:00 PM
Where: Comcast Center
Event Type(s): Other

ASCDU, in the University of Maryland, Department of Athletics is looking for a reliable and responsible individuals to monitor and serve as the Facility Manager for the Academic Lab. The Lab Monitor helps to maintain a study atmosphere in the lab, and will also aid staff by performing clerical duties such as data entry, phones and other administrative projects as needed. Lab monitors should be personable and comfortable assuming leadership roles.

Prefer registered Graduate student

Individuals would be required to work on Sunday afternoons between the hours of 2pm-10pm.

For more information, contact:
Courtney E Hoffmann



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15. CAREER DISCOVERY ZONE STARTS TODAY!!

When: Wednesday, October 01, 2014 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Where: Shoemaker : Please check in with receptionist : 1st Floor, Main Reception
Event Type(s): Seminar

GET IN THE ZONE! Do you need to find a major and/or a career direction? Questioning whether your current major/career is the "right one" for you? Come to CAREER DISCOVERY ZONE and discover the answers to your questions and more! Meets every Wednesday for the next 5 weeks. Come to one or all sessions. No advance registration needed. Students should plan to attend the entire 1.5 hours.

This week's topic: TAKING CHARGE OF YOUR MAJOR & CAREER PATH. Don't just pick a major/career, find your passion!

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

For more information, contact:
Linda K. Gast
Counseling Center
+1 301 314 7668

www.counseling.umd.edu



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16. Introduction To Bike Maintenance Class

When: Monday, October 06, 2014 7:00 PM - Monday, October 27, 2014 9:00 PM
Where: Accessed from the Fieldhouse Dr entrance to Cole Fieldhouse : Campus Bike Shop
Event Type(s): Health,Training,Recreation

Ever wanted to learn how to tune-up your own bike? This four week course will teach you how! Course will cover the basic systems of a bike, how to adjust your brakes, how to adjust your gears, how to true your wheels, and how to change a flat tire. Upon successful completion of the course you will receive a certificate of completion and bicycle multi-tool. Class takes place at the Campus Bike Shop from 7-9PM on Monday nights from 10/6/14 - 10/27/14.

Website: https://east-a-50ols.csi-cloudapp.net/UMD/Members/PR/Programs.aspx?searchby=category&siteid=893&catguid=eb334658-521e-4a34-9bfa-60f18ddfbf56

For more information, contact:
Jeffrey Cyril Holliday
Maryland Adventure Program
+1 301 226 4421

http://crs.umd.edu/Home/Calendar/Calendar-Details-Page/ArticleID/248/Intro-to-Bike-Maintenance



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17. Don't Cancel that class or meeting, Invite us in!

Where: Health Center : Presentations can be held in classrooms or meeting spaces.
Event Type(s): Health

The University Health Center (UHC) offers FREE 50-minute interactive workshops that provide current and unbiased health information. UHC Peer Educators are thoroughly trained, highly skilled and ready to visit your class!

Presentation Topics include: Sexual violence, relationship violence, and stalking, alcohol and other drugs, wellness, mental health, accessing health care on campus, sexual health, and nutrition.

A more educated and well student body and campus community is a more successful student body and campus community. Increase opportunities for student personal and academic success, as well as retention. Don't cancel class! Invite us in!

Presentations are available to classrooms, student organizations, Greek organizations, residence halls, and departments. To request a presentation, visit: http://ter.ps/inviteusin and complete an online Peer Education Program request form. Two weeks' notice required.

Website: http://www.health.umd.edu/studentinvolvement/peereducation/requestform

For more information, contact:
Health Promotion Unit
University Health Center
+1 301 314 8128

www.health.umd.edu



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18. SEE Presents: Magic Shadows by Catapult

When: Thursday, October 02, 2014 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Where: Stamp Student Union : Hoff Theater
Event Type(s): Dance Performance,Theatre Performance

Catapult Entertainment, a shadow-dance company that appeared on America's Got Talent, will give a free performance at Hoff Theater in Stamp on Thursday, October 2. From behind a screen, the dancers use their shadows to create a captivating narrative dance. Catapult Entertainment was one of 12 finalists on Season 8 of America's Got Talent in 2013 and has toured extensively across the U.S.

Website: https://www.facebook.com/events/574952672609150/

For more information, contact:
Andi Hubbell
+1 301 405 3785

www.see.umd.edu



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19. The ME in ResuME - Option #2

When: Wednesday, October 01, 2014 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Where: Hornbake : South Wing : 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 attend all five sessions 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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20. Do you read JAPANESE? The UMD Libraries have a job for you!

Where: Hornbake : 4200
Event Type(s): Other

The Gordon W. Prange Collection(www.lib.umd.edu/prange) is seeking a student assistant. If you read Japanese and are interested in working in the Libraries, please send a library application form (www.lib.umd.edu/hr/employment-opportunities/hourly-student-jobs) to prangebunko@umd.edu no later than Friday,October 10.

For more information, contact:
Amy Wasserstrom
Gordon W. Prange Collection
+1 301 405 9294

www.lib.umd.edu/prange



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21. Pathways to Gratitude

When: Friday, October 03, 2014 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Where: Memorial Chapel
Event Type(s): Special Event

Join Edie Anderson from the University Health Center for a free session of meditation and yogic breathing exercises around the theme of forgiveness and gratitude. Lunch is included! Sessions will meet every Friday (October 3rd, 10th, 17th and 24th) from noon to 1:00PM at the Memorial Chapel Labyrinth and Garden of Remembrance and Reflection. Please RSVP to chapel@umd.edu or (301) 314-9866 with lunch preference of veggie or turkey. Feel free to sign up for one or more days! This event is funded in part by Open Spaces Sacred Places. Sponsored by Engagement, the Memorial Chapel, and the University Health Center.

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

For more information, contact:
Denise McHugh
3013149866

www.chapel.umd.edu



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22. FREE Writing Consultations with the Writing Fellows!

Where: McKeldin Library
Event Type(s): Other

Writing Fellows are available for one-on-one writing consultations with graduate students during the Summer 1, Summer 2, Fall, and Spring terms. To register for a consultation or for information about the Fellows program, please visit: www.umdwritingfellows.wordpress.com.

Feel free to email gradwritingfellows@umd.edu with any additional questions!

Website: http://www.umdwritingfellows.wordpress.com

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

www.umdwritingfellows.wordpress.com



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23. Graduate Student of Color Space

When: Thursday, October 02, 2014 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Where: Stamp Student Union : 1121 Stamp (MICA/LCSL Conference Room)
Event Type(s): Diversity,Meeting

Our next meeting is October 2!

Come meet, connect, and build community with your fellow graduate students of color! The Graduate Student of Color Space -Is a healing space to talk about possible concerns/issues surrounding experiences in and outside of campus -Is an informal kick back.

Bi-weekly meetings are Thursdays at 6:30pm in the MICA Conference Room. We are open to the possibilities of activities/discussions. Dates: 10/2, 10/16, 10/30, 11/13, 12/4.

For more information please contact Michelle Strange mstrange@umd.edu or Kai Kai Mascareñas at kaimasca@umd.edu. Co-sponsored by Multicultural Involvement and Community Advocacy and the Office of Diversity & Inclusion through the "Rise Above" Diversity campaign.

For more information, contact:
Kristina Mascarenas
+1 301 314 7938



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24. Home Buying Seminar

When: Thursday, October 02, 2014 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Where: Chesapeake Bldg : 1101U
Event Type(s): Seminar

Learn all about the home buying process. SECU offers free home buying seminars for prospective homeowners who wish to learn about the home buying process. Each information-packed session is led by a SECU mortgage professional and one of our experienced network Realtors®. Our seminars are designed to educate and inform. We'll answer all your home buying questions without sales pressure and with no obligation. Just show up ready to learn. At a SECU home buying seminar, you will learn:

· the steps in the home buying process

· the true cost of buying a home

· how to shop for and compare mortgages to get the best terms

· how to find an experienced, local Realtor

· how to get rebates of hundreds or thousands of dollars

Register at http://training.umd.edu

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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25. FREE Meditation Session Today

When: Wednesday, October 01, 2014 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Where: Health Center : Afya Room (ground floor) : 0142
Event Type(s): Health

Today's FREE meditation session will be held in room 0142 of the University Health Center from 12pm - 1pm.

For more information, visit www.health.umd.edu/meditation or contact Edie Anderson at 301-314-9629.

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

For more information, contact:
Edie Anderson
Health Center
301-314-9629

www.health.umd.edu



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26. National Digital Stewardship Residency

Where: Washington DC
Event Type(s): Other

The Library of Congress Office of Strategic Initiatives, in partnership with the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS), is planning for another year of the National Digital Stewardship Residency program (NDSR) to be held in the Washington, DC Metro area, starting in June, 2015. This program is designed for recent master's and doctoral graduates interested in the field of digital stewardship.

The 2015 DC Residents will each be paired with an affiliated host institution for a 12-month program that will provide them with an opportunity to develop, apply, and advance their digital stewardship knowledge and skills in real-world settings.

In addition to providing great career benefits for the residents, the success of the NDSR program also provides benefits to the institutions involved as well as the library and archives field in general.

To learn more about the NDSR, please visit our website at: www.digitalpreservation.gov/ndsr.

Website: http://www.digitalpreservation.gov/ndsr



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27. ONE WEEK 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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28. Graduate Student Government Elections- Round 2!

Event Type(s): Other

Calling all Grad Terps! The second wave of elections for Graduate Student Government representatives has opened! Voting closes Friday, 10/3. 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/120023

Website: http://gsg.umd.edu

For more information, contact:
Ellie Howe
Graduate Student Government

gsg.umd.edu



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