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  1. Top 10 Tips To Achieve Academic Success
  2. Cognitive Science Colloquium
  3. Build Your Own Training Plan!
  4. Virtual Information Session for Master of Information Management Program TODAY
  5. Top 10 Tips To Achieve Academic Success
  6. TODAY: FREE Thursday Group Meditation Sessions at the University Health Center
  7. Campus Drive Closure
  8. "Moving Maryland Forward" Grants: 2 Make Up Info Sessions
  9. Dining on Campus - highlights this week !
  10. MAPP Lecture: Dr. George Galster-Driving Detroit: The Quest for Respect in the Motor City | CANCELLED
  11. I.C.E Award Nominations
  12. Data Management Briefing - new quarterly from the Libraries
  13. SEE Presents Upright Citizens Brigade Improv
  14. Diversity in the Arts Panel Discussion: Legends in the Field
  15. Math Magic: How To Have Fun With Math
  16. Math Magic: How To Have Fun With Math
  17. Help provide meals to hundreds of area families
  18. BOOMscat at Joe's Movement Emporium
  19. Organizing for Power and Workers' Rights in the 21st Century
  20. Hear Hindu, Muslim, Christian and Jewish Women Speak on Leadership
  21. CISSM Forum/Development Circle | "Global Internet Governance"
  22. Native English speakers needed for a Chinese word learning study

1. Top 10 Tips To Achieve Academic Success

When: Monday, March 09, 2015 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: Shoemaker : 2202
Event Type(s): Other

Learn the 10 tips that successful students use to get the grades they want in college.

Website: http://www.counseling.umd.edu/LAS/workshop.php



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2. Cognitive Science Colloquium

When: Thursday, March 05, 2015 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Where: Bioscience Research Building : 1103
Event Type(s): Colloquium

Noah Goodman (Psychology, Stanford), "Uncertainty in language and thought."

For more information, contact:
Peter M. Carruthers
+1 301 405 5705

http://faculty.philosophy.umd.edu/pcarruthers/



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3. Build Your Own Training Plan!

When: Friday, March 06, 2015 11:00 AM
Where: Eppley Recreation Center : Functional Training Studio
Event Type(s): Recreation

Work with CRS personal trainers to learn how to efficiently and effectively design a total body workout. Walk away with a training plan!
*CRS membership required.
ERC Functional Training Studio

Website: http://crs.umd.edu/fts

For more information, contact:
Brianne Nicole Rowh
CRS
+1 301 226 4418



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4. Virtual Information Session for Master of Information Management Program TODAY

When: Thursday, March 05, 2015 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Where: Online
Event Type(s): Other

Come to a virtual information session for the Master of Information Management (MIM) degree program from the University of Maryland's College of Information Studies, Maryland's iSchool. The MIM degree brings together technology, design, and management to advance your career as high-impact information professional.

Pre-registration is not required, but is encouraged. Please register online: ter.ps/33h. The virtual information session will be conducted through Adobe Connect, using the following URL: https://webmeeting.umd.edu/miminfo/

Website: https://webmeeting.umd.edu/miminfo/

For more information, contact:
Mary Carroll-Mason
+1 301 405 1260



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5. Top 10 Tips To Achieve Academic Success

When: Monday, March 09, 2015 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: Shoemaker : 2202
Event Type(s): Other

Learn the 10 tips that successful students use to get the grades they want in college.

Website: http://www.counseling.umd.edu/LAS/workshop.php



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6. TODAY: FREE Thursday Group Meditation Sessions at the University Health Center

When: Thursday, March 05, 2015 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Where: Health Center : *The 1-2pm session on the third Thursday of the month are cancelled due to FREE STI Testing. : 0142
Event Type(s): Health

Meditation is a journey inward to the authentic self, and is a technology that brings health and healing to mind, body and spirit. The University Health Center offers FREE Group meditation sessions to all students, faculty, and staff.
Attend our spring 2015 sessions:

Thursdays, 12-1pm* and 5-6pm.

All meditation sessions are in the University Health Center, Afya Room 0142.

Want to meditate now? Listen here as Edie Anderson, Certified Meditation Counselor, takes you through a breathing technique that will leave you feeling calm and relaxed.
http://www.health.umd.edu/sites/default/files/Edie_calmness_meditation_9-21-12.mp3

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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7. Campus Drive Closure

When: Saturday, March 14, 2015 - Wednesday, March 18, 2015
Where: Campus Drive From M Circle to HJ Patterson
Event Type(s): Other

From 3/14/15 to 3/18/15, Campus Drive will be closed in both directions to install a new storm drain structure and associated piping. The road will be closed during daytime working hours. Detour signage will be posted to direct traffic around the road closure.​

Website: https://www.facilities.umd.edu/ESJ-LTC/sitePages/home.aspx

For more information, contact:
Dan Klenner
Capital Projects
301-226-4201



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8. "Moving Maryland Forward" Grants: 2 Make Up Info Sessions

When: Monday, March 09, 2015 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Where: Marie Mount : 2411
Event Type(s): Diversity

The Office of Diversity & Inclusion is currently battling the winter season in an effort to provide information sessions for the "Moving Maryland Forward" grants. If the campus is open on Thursday, March 5, the 10:00 am information session will proceed as planned. We are also scheduling another information session on Monday, March 9 at 10:00 am to provide more opportunity for participation. All remaining information sessions will take place in 2411 Marie Mount Hall. If you are unable to attend either session, please contact Mark Brimhall-Vargas at brimhall@umd.edu.

Website: http://diversity.umd.edu

For more information, contact:
Mark G. Brimhall
ODI
+1 301 405 6810

diversity.umd.edu



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9. Dining on Campus - highlights this week !

When: Thursday, March 05, 2015
Event Type(s): Other

Daily
- Mon. Food donations accepted at Cole 3:00-6:00 CampusPantry.umd.edu
- Tue. Late Night Decadent Dessert at The Diner and South Campus Dining Hall
- Tue. Trivia at Mulligan's 5:00
- Fri. Food distribution at Cole 12:00-3:00 CampusPantry.umd.edu
All Week
- C Shops featured local vendor: Infusion Hot Sauce from Rockville, MD
- White Chocolate Cranberry Oatmeal Cookies from the MD Bakery at South Campus Dining Hall, The Diner
- Stop by any Cafe on Campus for a Naan Jerk Chicken Sandwich
All Month
- March is National Nutrition Month: USDA education is "Making Better Choices"
- Favorite brand names, great deals for March in the Stamp Food Court
- Green Tidings food truck is open for business UMDgreentidings.com
Coming Up
- St Patrick's Day at Mulligans Mar 17. Traditional food and beverage specials
- Spring Break hours online and at the entrance to every Dining location
- The Farmers Market returns to Cole every Wed starting Mar 25
Visit online for menus and details

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

dining.umd.edu



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10. MAPP Lecture: Dr. George Galster-Driving Detroit: The Quest for Respect in the Motor City | CANCELLED

Where: Architecture : Auditorium 0204
Event Type(s): Lecture

The lecture by Dr. George Galster on "Driving Detroit: The Quest for Respect in the Motor City" has been cancelled for Thursday, March 5th. It will be rescheduled.

For more information, contact:
Christine Cestello Hinojosa
School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation
+1 301 405 6286

http://www.arch.umd.edu/



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11. I.C.E Award Nominations

When: Thursday, March 05, 2015 11:00 AM - Monday, March 30, 2015 5:00 PM
Event Type(s): Special Event

Dear UMD Faculty and Staff,

The University Student Judiciary (USJ) and Office of Student Conduct are accepting nominations for the "Integrity, Character, and Ethics" Award. This award recognizes the student who has best exemplified the ideals of integrity, character, and ethics (ICE) this academic year. Students, faculty, and staff can submit nominations using our Google Form found by using the "website" link below.

All nominations will be due by March 30th, 2015 at 5:00PM.

If you have any questions, feel free to email me iceumd@gmail.com.

Website: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1of8ZhIM0rmkRDM4Wf6jF2clHCF_ngE_ZaR6penhUkCA/edit

For more information, contact:
Laura Krahl
+1 301 314 8204



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12. Data Management Briefing - new quarterly from the Libraries

Event Type(s): Other

Introducing a new quarterly email briefing on data management and related topics edited by the Research Data Services team in the University Libraries. We cover interesting developments from funding agencies and journals, data archives and repositories, useful technologies and tools, and more.

Here's the Winter 2015 briefing: http://eepurl.com/45Cz1

Receive future briefings by email - subscribe here: http://eepurl.com/G2WeD

(You can unsubscribe at any time, and we don't share your contact information with anyone.)

Website: http://eepurl.com/45Cz1

For more information, contact:
Karl Nilsen
Research Data Services, University Libraries
+1 301 405 9204

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



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13. SEE Presents Upright Citizens Brigade Improv

When: Thursday, March 05, 2015 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Where: Stamp Student Union : Hoff Theater
Event Type(s): Theatre Performance

The Upright Citizens Brigade Touring Company is an improvisational and sketch comedy group that selects the very best improvisers, standups, and sketch comedians from their theaters and is bringing them to UMD! Co-founded by Amy Poehler, UCB's Touring Co. will make you laugh your head off. What better way to spend your Thursday night than watching this ensemble? (Note: This event is free and non-ticketed. Doors open at 6:30 p.m.)

Website: https://www.facebook.com/events/1588093938098638/

For more information, contact:
Andi Hubbell
Student Entertainment Events
301.314.8498

http://see.umd.edu/



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14. Diversity in the Arts Panel Discussion: Legends in the Field

When: Thursday, March 12, 2015 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Where: Clarice Smith PAC : Kay Theatre
Event Type(s): Forum

The DeVos Institute of Arts Management at the University of Maryland kicks off a new series of research-oriented explorations into the greatest issues of concern to the future of the arts. The first symposia, Legends in the Field, will reflect on the legacy of the trailblazing artists and founders of today's leading African American and Latino arts organizations and their role in setting the stage for emerging artists of color. Moderated by Darren Walker, President of the Ford Foundation, the conversation will feature Rita Moreno, Arthur Mitchell, Tina Ramirez, Carmen de Lavallade, Míriam Colón, and Lou Bellamy.

Website: http://theclarice.umd.edu/events/2015/diversity-arts-panel-discussion-legends-field



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15. Math Magic: How To Have Fun With Math

When: Wednesday, March 11, 2015 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: Shoemaker : 2202
Event Type(s): Other

Come explore the magical world of mathematics. Discover the inherent beauty of mathematics.

For more information, contact:
Monica J Harrison
+1 301 314 7690



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16. Math Magic: How To Have Fun With Math

When: Wednesday, March 11, 2015 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: Shoemaker : 2202
Event Type(s): Other

Come explore the magical world of mathematics. Discover the inherent beauty of mathematics.

Website: http://www.counseling.umd.edu/LAS/workshop.php



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17. Help provide meals to hundreds of area families

Event Type(s): Community Service

Now through March 27, the University of Maryland community is invited to participate in the 3rd Annual Good Neighbor Day Food Drive Challenge. Non-perishable food items (that are not expired or dented) are being collected at various locations on and off campus.

This year's drive will benefit the College Park Food Bank and the UMD Campus Pantry. We are accepting all types of canned food as well as pasta sauce, peanut butter, pasta, rice, oatmeal, etc.

On campus locations include Main Administration, STAMP Student Union, Chesapeake Bldg., the Memorial Chapel, School of Public Health and more.

Visit www.goodneighborday.umd.edu for the full list of donation locations.

Want to have a donation box in your area? Let us know.

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

For more information, contact:
Tricia D. Homer
Office of Community Engagement
+1 301 405 1941

vpaf.umd.edu/community/



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18. BOOMscat at Joe's Movement Emporium

When: Friday, March 06, 2015 8:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Where: Joe's Movement Emporium, 3309 Bunker Hill Rd, Mt Rainier, MD 20712
Event Type(s): Concert

Keyboardist-drummer-producer Asha Santee (BOOM) and vocalist-songwriter Jennifer Patience Rowe (scat) came together in the fall of 2012. BOOMscat is working on several new songs to be part of a CD that will be produced in the coming months. Join the duo for a work-in-progress performance with a Liz Lerman's Critical Response Process to follow in which your feedback and ideas shape the artists' decisions about their work as it is being developed. This performance is part of Joe's and The Clarice's NextLOOK series.

Website: http://theclarice.umd.edu/events/2015/boomscat

Ticket Information:
Charges: Public Pay what you want; ;

For more information, contact:
Sarah Snyder



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19. Organizing for Power and Workers' Rights in the 21st Century

When: Thursday, March 05, 2015 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Where: Stamp Student Union : Jiminez Room
Event Type(s): Conference

The conference is cancelled due to inclement weather and the fact that the University of Maryland is closed. Thank you for your understanding!

Website: http://newamerica.umd.edu/conferences/spring2015.php

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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20. Hear Hindu, Muslim, Christian and Jewish Women Speak on Leadership

When: Thursday, March 12, 2015 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Where: Stamp Student Union : Prince George
Event Type(s): Diversity

In honor of Women's History Month, join four amazing women from our campus community as they share their experiences as female leaders from the perspective of their religious traditions. Free refreshments provided. RSVP to chapel@umd.edu .Panelists include:
Rev. Kiran Sankhla, Hindu Chaplain at UMCP since 1992 and the first female Hindu chaplain in America.

Irsa Sarkawi, Senior Biochemistry major, Intern for social change education in the office of Leadership and Community Service Learning and former president of the UMD Muslim Student Association.

Rabbi Sarah Tasman, Senior Jewish Educator for Maryland Hillel since November 2014. She leads a variety of creative Jewish learning opportunities such as Jewish Yoga and 4 Worlds Tu B'shevat Seder.

Rev. Holly Ulmer, Chaplain for United Campus Ministry since 1990. She currently organizes L3: Listen, Learn and Lead, which helps students integrate spirituality with the college experience and a professional future.

Website: https://www.facebook.com/events/963587760318306/

For more information, contact:
Jennifer Johanna Olson
MICA/Memorial Chapel
301-405-7154

thestamp.umd.edu/interfaith



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21. CISSM Forum/Development Circle | "Global Internet Governance"

When: Thursday, March 05, 2015 12:00 PM - 1:15 PM
Where: Van Munching : 1203
Event Type(s): Colloquium,Forum,Lecture,Seminar

Tim Maurer is a research fellow at the Open Technology Institute at the New America Foundation. Maurer focuses on cyberspace and international affairs at New America. His current projects center on cyberwarfare and the global cyber-security norms process, transatlantic cooperation on security and freedom in the digital age, Internet Freedom especially in the context of U.S. sanctions and export controls, and research on swing states in the international Internet governance debate.

He is part of New America's Future of War project and currently serves as a member of the Research Advisory Network of the Global Commission on Internet Governance and the Freedom Online Coalition's Working Group "An Internet Free and Secure."

Website: http://cissm.umd.edu/events/cissm-forumdevelopment-circle-global-internet-governance

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

cissm.umd.edu



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22. Native English speakers needed for a Chinese word learning study

When: Monday, March 09, 2015 9:00 AM - Thursday, March 26, 2015 5:00 PM
Where: Jimenez 0202
Event Type(s): Other

Native speakers of English are invited to participate in a Chinese word learning study. Participants will be asked to come for FOUR one-hour sessions and be compensated $40 in total.

Participants must meet ALL of the following requirements:
(1) speak English as their native language;
(2) NOT speak a language other than English;
(3) NOT have prior knowledge of Mandarin, Cantonese, Thai or Vietnamese;
(4) NOT have more than three years of music lessons in any combinations of instruments (including voice);
(5) be between 18 and 35 years old.

If you are interested, please send an email to manli@umd.edu.

For more information, contact:
Man Li
Second Language Acquisition Program



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