Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Mock Press Conference - Knight Hall

Wednesday, October 29, 2014 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Knight Hall : Herb Block Room

All are invited to a pre-election dialogue (mock press conference) with Beatrice Tignor, president of the Board of Elections for Prince George's County who is visiting Tamara Cooke Henry's Jour201 class in Knight Hall at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 29 in the Herb Block Room. Tignor comes with a wealth of knowledge. She served as both a delegate and a senator in the State Legislature, was chair of the Prince George's County Board of Educations from 2002-2006 and assistant school superintendent in the county.

For more information, contact:
David Guy Ottalini
Philip Merrill College of Journalism
1 301 405 1321

NOAA Hollings Scholarship - Environmental Sciences and Policy

The Hollings Scholarship Program provides successful sophomore applicants with awards that include academic assistance (up to a maximum of $8,000 per year) for full-time study during the 9-month academic year; a 10-week, full-time internship position ($650/week) during the summer at a NOAA facility; and, if reappointed, academic assistance (up to a maximum of $8,000) for full-time study during a second 9-month academic year. The internship between the first and second years of the award provides the Scholars with a hands-on research experience in NOAA-related science, research, technology, policy, management, and education project. Awards also include travel funds to attend a mandatory Hollings Scholarship Program orientation, conferences where students present a paper or poster, and a housing subsidy for scholars who do not reside at home during the summer internship.

The National Scholarships Office is offering information sessions for students interested in learning more about the Hollings Scholarship program ­ please write to scholarships@umd.eduindicating which session you plan to attend (if you cannot attend but are interested, write to the same address):

Tuesday, November 4 at 12 noon – ­2403 Marie Mount Hall
Tuesday, November 4 at 4:30 pm ­– 2403 Marie Mount Hall
Wednesday, November 5 at 12 noon – 2403 Marie Mount Hall
Wednesday, November 5 at 4:30 pm ­– 2403 Marie Mount Hall

For more information, or for assistance preparing a NOAA Hollings application, please contact the National Scholarships Office at scholarships@umd.edu

Deadline to Apply: Friday, January 30, 2015

Socially Responsible Investing Professional Speaker

On October 29th at 5 pm in VMH 1336, International Economics and Finance Society is hosting Michael Davis, head of the Institutional Client Group at Calvert Investments, an internationally recognized leader in the field of Socially Responsible Investing (SRI). He will speak about his background, his role at Calvert, the unique approach the firm has to investing, and possible internship opportunities within the firm. Pizza will be served. Business casual attire suggested.

Math Success is Hiring Math Coaches

Do you love math and helping others? Become a Math Coach for the Math Success Program!

The application can be accessed at:

The application deadline is Friday, October 31 at 11:59pm. Please feel free to contact Chantal at cchampal@umd.edu or 301-314-7344 with questions

RSVP for the PSYC Alumni Panel: Careers in Mental Health!

PSYC Alumni Panel: Careers in Mental Health
Monday, November 3
Biology Research Building (BRB) Room 1103 6:00 pm-7:15 pm
RSVP at the following link: http://ter.ps/careerpanel

Dr. Marilou Tablang-Jimenez
- Board Certified Child & Adolescent Psychiatrist
- Has her own Private Practice
- Medical Director at the Montgomery County Crisis Center
- UMD ‘80 – Psychology
- MD from De LaSalle University

Dr. Robin Toblin
- Clinical Psychologist in the US Public Health Service
-Clinical Psychologist at Walter Reed Army Medical Center working with active duty service members with PTSD
-Research Psychologist at Center for Military Psychiatry
-UMD '01 - Psychology Honors and Criminal Justice
-PhD from University of Southern California

Pediatric Anxiety: Integrating Developmental Psychopathology and Clinical Neuroscience

Friday, October 31, 2014 at 10:15 a.m.
1103 Bio-Research Building

Guest Speaker
Daniel Pine

The Human Rights Crisis at the Border

Thursday, October 30, 2014 from 4- 6 p.m. 
McKeldin Library, Special Events Room 6137

Structural Racism and the Root Causes of Prejudice

Wednesday, October 29, 2014 at 2 p.m. 
Stamp Student Union, 2203 Colony Ballroom

Guest Speakers
Phillip J. Bowman
Professor, Center for the Study of Higher and Postsecondary Education
University of Michigan

John L. Jackson, Jr.
Dean, School of Social Policy

University of Pennsylvania

AAMC meeting on the new MCAT

Are you preparing for medical school? Attend the AAMC meeting about the new MCAT exam on Wednesday, October 29, 2014 at 4:30 PM in 0220 Jimenez. For more information, visit the prehealth.umd.edu.

Game of Loans - Financial Literacy Workshop

Come tempt your fate with the Game of Loans, a premiere financial literacy experience where you learn to save money on your education and plan for financial independence. It will take place on Wednesday, October 29th at 6pm in the Terrapin Room of the Stamp Student Involvement Suite. Get answers to your questions about student loans, car loans, future home loans and more! This fun, Game of Thrones themed workshop is brought to you by SGA and MADE. Refreshments will be served!