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  1. Free moving screening TONIGHT: Night of the Living Dead
  2. Night of the Living Dead Screening
  3. Smith PhD Information Session
  4. Paid study on cognition and meditation ($240)
  5. The President's State of the Campus Address - November 5, 2014
  6. PSLA Plant Science Seminar 11/5/14 is Cancelled. Next Plant Sciences Seminar is 11/12/14
  7. HalloWEEK Concert
  8. Do you study Spanish? Participate in a paid study!
  9. TONIGHT! New Farmer Pathways: Celebrate Food with Local Farmer Stories and a Movie!
  10. ARHU: Professional Pathways After Graduate School
  11. Today! Free GRE Information Workshop Sponsored by AAP & OMSE!
  12. $10.00 to participate in online study of caregivers for family or friends
  13. TerpService Days!
  14. MATHEMATICS COLLOQUIUIM
  15. Subject: $25 Research Opportunity for Chinese Speakers
  16. Asian American Pacific Islander and Desi Women's Empower Hour
  17. CISSM Forum | "The Role of National Security Media in a Time of War" | Dana Priest
  18. Jim Henson: The Biography
  19. Gold Code -- Know How to Tailgate
  20. Ghosts in the Garage

1. Free moving screening TONIGHT: Night of the Living Dead

When: Thursday, October 30, 2014 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Where: Hornbake : Room H
Event Type(s): Movie/Film/Video

Please join us TONIGHT at Library Media Services (located on the ground floor of Hornbake Library) at 6:00pm in our Room H classroom for a FREE screening of George A. Romero's horror classic Night of the Living Dead. The film will be introduced by Dr. Jennifer Golbeck of the Human-Computer Interaction Lab. Free popcorn will be provided! This event is part of #Halloweek at the UMD Libraries.

Website: http://ter.ps/halloweek

For more information, contact:
Andrew Horbal
Library Media Services
+1 301 405 9227

http://www.lib.umd.edu/nonprint/



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2. Night of the Living Dead Screening

When: Thursday, October 30, 2014 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Where: Hornbake
Event Type(s): Movie/Film/Video,Special Event

Watch a Halloween classic, Night of the Living Dead, at Hornbake Library.

Website: https://www.facebook.com/events/1539563076280297/?ref=22

For more information, contact:
Aaron Ginoza
University Libraries



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3. Smith PhD Information Session

When: Thursday, October 30, 2014 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Where: Van Munching : 1303
Event Type(s): Forum

Are you interested in exploring creative topics within the realm of business? Are you interested in a career in academia, specifically at a research institution? The PhD Program Office is hosting an information session for individuals interested in pursuing a PhD in Business and Management in one of our 8 different fields of study (listed below). The session will cover the overall logistics of the program and application and give potential applicants the opportunity to speak with faculty and staff about their research interests and the research interests of the fields of study.
Fields of Study:
. Accounting and Information Assurance
. Finance
. Information Systems
. Managerial Economics
. Marketing
. Organizational Behavior/Human Resource Management
. Operations Management/Management Science
. Strategic Management (Entrepreneurship)
. Supply Chain Management

Please RSVP at http://smithphdinfosession.rsvpify.com/ and let us know which field of study you are interested in.

Website: http://www.rhsmith.umd.edu/programs/phd-program/news-events/information-sessions/info-session-oct-30-2014

For more information, contact:
Justina L Blanco
+1 301 405 7210



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4. Paid study on cognition and meditation ($240)

Where: Patapsco 1110
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. The study involves 12 sessions at the Patapsco building (a short walk from College Park Metro, accessible by Shuttle #104; parking available).
You will receive training in meditation and complete cognitive tasks and questionnaires. You must be aged 18-40 to participate.

Receive $240 for completing the study ($5 for sessions 1-11, and $185 at the final session). After completing session 12, you will get a raffle entry to win a $200 gift card!

Complete the survey at the link below to determine your eligibility. We will contact eligible participants to schedule their sessions.

Website: http://ter.ps/CogPrep

For more information, contact:
Dr. Henk Haarmann



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5. The President's State of the Campus Address - November 5, 2014

When: Wednesday, November 05, 2014 3:15 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: Stamp Student Union : Colony Ballroom
Event Type(s): Special Event

University President Wallace D. Loh will present the State of the Campus Address at the November 5, 2014 University Senate Meeting from 3:15-5:00 pm in the Colony Ballroom of the Stamp Student Union. Senate meeting are open to the public, and members of the campus community are encouraged to attend.

For more information on the November 5th Senate Agenda, please visit the Senate materials page here: http://www.senate.umd.edu/meetings/materials/2014to2015/110514/index.cfm.

Website: http://www.senate.umd.edu/meetings/materials/2014to2015/110514/index.cfm

For more information, contact:
Carol J Ellison
University Senate Office
+1 301 405 5805

http://www.senate.umd.edu/index.cfm



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6. PSLA Plant Science Seminar 11/5/14 is Cancelled. Next Plant Sciences Seminar is 11/12/14

When: Wednesday, November 12, 2014 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: Plant Sciences : 1130
Event Type(s): Seminar

The PSLA Plant Science Seminar for Wednesday, November 5, 2014 has been cancelled.

Please join us on Wednesday, November 12 for a seminar by Liska Chan.

The Plant Science Lecture Series Presents the November 12, 2014

Elisabeth 'Liska' Chan
Head, Department of Landscape Architecture
University of Oregon

Elisabeth 'Liska' Chan is an Associate Professor and Department Head of Landscape Architecture at the University of Oregon, where she teaches design studios, theory and media classes. Ms. Chan's practice resides in two distinct areas, representation and landscape reclamation; and most of her projects tie the two areas together.

Seminar Time/Location: 4:00 p.m., PLS 1130
Grad Lunch with the Speaker: 12:00 noon, PLS 2107

Please bring your own cups/water bottles. Thank you.

For further information, contact Dr. Kelly Cook, kdc25@umd.edu

For more information, contact:
Susan E. Burk
+1 301 405 6244



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7. HalloWEEK Concert

When: Thursday, October 30, 2014 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Where: Michelle Smith Performing Arts Library
Event Type(s): Concert,Special Event

Join us for the 3rd Annual Halloween Concert performed by the New Lights Ensemble in the Michelle Smith Performing Arts Library.

Website: https://www.facebook.com/events/1539563076280297/?ref=22

For more information, contact:
Aaron Ginoza
University Libraries



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8. Do you study Spanish? Participate in a paid study!

Where: Taliaferro : or 1110 Patapsco : 1104
Event Type(s): Other

The Language Learning and Cognition Study is recruiting participants! Participate in 14 sessions of 1-2 hours each. Sessions will be held at Taliaferro and/or Patapsco (a short walk from College Park Metro, accessible by Shuttle #104).

You will be asked to complete cognitive tasks and questionnaires, as well as training tasks on an iPad.

Receive $240 for completing the study. After completing session 14, you will get a raffle entry to win one of 10 $200 gift cards!

See website for eligibility criteria, and for more information about the study and to sign up, visit www.casl.umd.edu/langlcs.
Contact us at LangLCS@casl.umd.edu.

Website: http://www.casl.umd.edu/langlcs

For more information, contact:
Valerie Karuzis



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9. TONIGHT! New Farmer Pathways: Celebrate Food with Local Farmer Stories and a Movie!

When: Thursday, October 30, 2014 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Where: Animal Sciences Building 0408
Event Type(s): Special Event

Interested in local food issues? How about working on a farm for a summer? Thinking about becoming a farmer? Want to hear some great farmer tales and see an inspiring film about homesteading? Then join us in celebrating Food Day by coming to New Farmer Pathways, a panel presentation followed by a screening of the film "The Dinner" about one family's efforts to live sustainably.

Panelists include Connor Horne of Little Gunpowder Farm, Laura Beth Resnick of Butterbee Farm, Alison Worman of Whitelock Community Farm, and Guy Kilpatric of UMD's Terp Farm!

Refreshments from UMD Green Dining will include produce from Terp Farm!

Website: https://www.facebook.com/events/922235807805511/

For more information, contact:
Meredith Brooke Epstein
Institute of Applied Agriculture
+1 301 405 4690

iaa.umd.edu



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10. ARHU: Professional Pathways After Graduate School

When: Wednesday, November 05, 2014 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Where: McKeldin Library : Special Events Room 6137
Event Type(s): Forum

Are you interested in careers beyond the academy?

Come learn about, and meet individually, our panelists of alumni- all from ARHU graduate programs -- who have taken their knowledge and skills into a variety of successful careers in the Maryland and DC area including: government and NGOs, museums and archives, arts organizations, community college and secondary ed teaching, academic administration, and more!

This event is an interactive forum organized around personal Q/A and small group discussion. Come network and get YOUR questions answered by your peers who have gone on to various professional career paths! Refreshments will be provided; please RSVP using the link below.

Website: http://careers.umd.edu/events_description.cfm?event_id=5163

For more information, contact:
Ashley Richerson Miller
+1 301 405 2095

https://www.arhu.umd.edu/graduate



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11. Today! Free GRE Information Workshop Sponsored by AAP & OMSE!

When: Thursday, October 30, 2014 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Where: Skinner : 0200
Event Type(s): Other,Diversity,Training,Seminar,Special Event

ARE YOU PLANNING TO TAKE THE GRE?

Bring a friend and come learn about the new GRE format!

Academic Achievement Programs (AAP) and the Office of Multi-ethnic Student Education (OMSE) are sponsoring a FREE GRE INFORMATION WORKSHOP covering:

. The new GRE test and question format
. Helpful study and test taking tips for each GRE section
. Free resources you can use to prepare for the GRE
. Light refreshments served

When: Thursday, October 30, 2014; 5 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Where: 0200 Skinner

For more information, contact: Sharon Vanwright (AAP) at svanwrig@umd.edu or Tunji Sawyer (OMSE) at tsawyer@umd.edu.

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

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

For more information, contact:
Tunji Sawyer, MBA
Office of Multi-ethnic Student Education (OMSE)
+1 301 405 5619

www.omse.umd.edu



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12. $10.00 to participate in online study of caregivers for family or friends

Event Type(s): Other

Are you currently an unpaid caregiver for a loved one? Often times the wellbeing and experiences of the caregiver are largely ignored. This is your chance to help other caregivers and to contribute to research by sharing your experience.

You can complete the entire study online and receive a $10.00 gift certificate in appreciation of your time. To participate, you must meet the eligibility requirements of the screening questionnaire by clicking on the link below:

https://umdsurvey.umd.edu/SE/?SID=SV_cx9yds8u0Vs3vtH

For more information, contact:
Dr. Mary Ann Hoffman
+1 301 405 2865
hoffmanm@umd.edu
https://umdsurvey.umd.edu/SE/?SID=SV_cx9yds8u0Vs3vtH

For more information, contact:
Mary Ann Hoffman
+1 301 405 2865



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13. TerpService Days!

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

Register to be a TerpService Day Participant!

TerpService Days are committed to connecting the University of Maryland community with the local community through sustained, collaborative, and meaningful community service-learning. By exploring the root causes through critical reflection and meaningful dialogue, we seek to better understand the systemic complexities of social issues and the action steps we can take to address them.

Volunteers will engage in educational activities, service, and reflection and should expect to be a part of the program from 9:00 am -- 3:30 pm. TerpService Days are held every other Saturday and registration is currently open for the whole semester, so sign up now!

Remaining TSD dates include:
November 8th
November 22nd

If you are interested, registration can be found here
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Website: http://thestamp.umd.edu/leadership_community_service_learning/involvement/terpservice_days

For more information, contact:
Luzella Faith Morton
TerpService



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14. MATHEMATICS COLLOQUIUIM

When: Friday, October 31, 2014 3:15 PM - 4:15 PM
Where: Math Building : Colloquium 3206
Event Type(s): Colloquium

Speaker: Goncalo Tabuada (MIT)
Title: An Introduction to the Theory of Noncommutative Motives

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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15. Subject: $25 Research Opportunity for Chinese Speakers

When: Thursday, October 30, 2014 11:00 PM - Sunday, November 30, 2014 11:00 PM
Where: Susquahanna : Susquehanna 2123
Event Type(s): Other

Are you a speaker of Chinese? Participants are needed for a study on English language comprehension. You will be compensated $25 for a two-hour session. Participants must meet ALL of the following requirements:
(1) First language is Chinese.
(2) First arrived in the U.S. at the age of 17 or older.
(3) Have been in the U.S. for at least 3 years.
(4) Had a TOEFL score of 75 or above (or IELTS of 6 or above) when you first arrived to the US.
If you are interested in this study, please send an email to payman.vafaee@gmail.com

For more information, contact:
Payman Vafaee
Second Language Acquisition Program
6469124689



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16. Asian American Pacific Islander and Desi Women's Empower Hour

When: Thursday, October 30, 2014 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Where: Stamp Student Union : 1120 MICA Office
Event Type(s): Community Service

Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI) Women's Empower Hour is a safe, supportive and judgment-free space where women will be able to meet and discuss the issues and concerns that we face. Together, we will work on increasing personal growth through mutual support and discussions. For more information, contact ylantn@gmail.com or linda_ouyang@yahoo.com

Website: https://www.facebook.com/groups/375557589277982/

For more information, contact:
Ylan Tran Nguyen



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17. CISSM Forum | "The Role of National Security Media in a Time of War" | Dana Priest

When: Thursday, October 30, 2014 12:00 PM - 1:15 PM
Where: Van Munching : 1203
Event Type(s): Forum,Lecture,Seminar

Washington Post investigative reporter and two-time Pulitzer Prize-winner Dana Priest became the third John S. and James L. Knight Chair in Public Affairs Journalism at the Philip Merrill College of Journalism May 2, 2014.

Priest has spent the majority of her career focusing on national security, military operations and the U.S. intelligence agencies. A two-time Pulitzer Prize winner and three-time finalist, Priest uncovered secret CIA prisons in Eastern Europe and deplorable conditions for veterans at the Walter Reed Medical Center in Washington. Priest's focus in Knight Hall will continue to be on global security issues increasingly important in a digital world.

Website: http://cissm.umd.edu/forum/display.php?id=640

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

cissm.umd.edu



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18. Jim Henson: The Biography

When: Sunday, November 02, 2014 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Where: Hornbake : 0302 H
Event Type(s): Special Event

Brian Jay Jones wrote the book on one of our most beloved Terps. The University of Maryland's women's group, Campus Club, will partner with the Prince George's County Historical Society and the University Book Center to bring Brian back to campus in time for the holiday season. When he visits, this best-selling biographer will share stories that never made it to the publisher. Mark your calendar for a book signing not to be missed. Ages 16 and older.

Ticket Information:
Charges: NA 0; ;
Available at: NA

For more information, contact:
Christine M. Garcia
+1 301 314 7552



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19. Gold Code -- Know How to Tailgate

When: Thursday, October 30, 2014 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Where: 251 North Campus Diner
Event Type(s): Health

Gold Code -- Know How to Tailgate

Make sure to show your school spirit throughout the athletic season in a positive and safe manner! If you are going to tailgate before the B1G game, determine in advance how you will get to and from the game, have food available while tailgating, and show your support for the Terps at the game!

Win Limited Edition GOLD Sunglasses by attending Gold Code Events!

Thursday, October 30th
Gold Code Tabling Event
251 North Campus Diner
5:00-8:00 PM

Website: http://health.umd.edu/goldcode

For more information, contact:
Jessica Bediako
University Health Center
+1 301 314 8123

www.health.umd.edu



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20. Ghosts in the Garage

When: Friday, October 31, 2014 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Where: Regents Drive Garage
Event Type(s): Special Event

DOTS wants you to get in the Halloween spirit once again this year and WIN FREE PARKING at the same time!

Stop by the DOTS Regents Drive office dressed in your most creative Halloween costume and you could win a free parking space at Union Lane Garage by Stamp (special rules and exclusions apply). Prizes will be given out to the Top 5 Student costumes and the Top 5 Faculty/Staff costumes! Plus, from 1:00 - 2:00 p.m., anyone who stops by our office dressed in a costume will receive a one-day parking pin code for our digital pay stations!

Don't miss out on this great opportunity to dress up on Halloween and win lots of cool prizes. Not to mention, we'll also have plenty of candy!

Website: https://www.facebook.com/events/746039945432859/

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



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