UMBC ISD Now Forum (10/28)

Join Us for UMBC’s ISD Now Forum when guest speaker, Connie Malamed, will discuss “The Emerging Role and Skill Set of the Learning Professional.”

Join us to learn about: How changes in culture and technology affect the learning ecosystem, how the current and future workforce members can learn with new approaches to technology, and the new roles and skills that will be required by Learning and Development professionals.

This is a free event and open to the public. The forum will take place on Tuesday, October 28, 2014 from 6 – 8:30 p.m. in the University Center Ballroom. Click here for more information.

Performing Arts and Humanities Building Grand Opening (10/17)

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Photo: Ken Wyner

The campus community and the public are cordially invited to attend the grand opening of the Performing Arts and Humanities Building on Friday, October 17. At 3:00 p.m., an official ribbon cutting ceremony will be held in the Recital Hall, followed by a reception, building tours, performances and open rehearsals. We will also commemorate the installation of the new public artwork by Thomas Sayre. A detailed schedule will be published soon.

Prescription Drug Take Back (9/24, 9/25, 9/27)

Drop of off your unwanted, unused or expired prescription drugs for safe disposal and to help prevent abuse!

More than 7 million Americans currently abuse prescription drugs. Studies show that a majority of abused prescription drugs are obtained from family and friends, including the home medicine cabinet.

UHS & The UMBC Police will provide a venue for persons who want to safely dispose of unwanted and unused prescription drugs.

Three dates are available:
1) Wednesday, Sept. 24, 11am-2pm @ Commons Main Street
2) Thursday, Sept. 25, 11am-2pm @ University Center Ballroom
3) Saturday, Sept. 27, 9am-3pm @ UMBC Police Station

For more info, contact pirizarry@umbc.edu. Click here to find another drop-off location near you.

EndNote Basic Workshop (10/13)

EndNote Basic Workshop
October 13 (12 pm – 1 pm) LIB 259

Learn how to utilize the full range of features included in the
web-accessible citation manager. This hands-on workshop will focus on setting up an account, importing and transferring references, sharing references, and accessing your references in Microsoft Word.

Click here to register.

EndNote Basic Workshop for Students (10/8)

EndNote Basic Workshop for Students
October 8 (12 pm – 1 pm) LIB 259

Learn how to utilize the full range of features included in the web-accessible citation manager. This hands-on workshop will focus on setting up an account, importing and transferring references, sharing references, and accessing your references in Microsoft Word. This workshop is designed for students new to citation management tools.

Click here to register.

Get Your Sleep On: Healthy Retrievers Kickoff (9/23)

Not getting enough sleep? Waking up too much during the night? Dr. Steven Scharf from the University of Maryland Baltimore Sleep Disorders Clinic will present the importance of sleep throughout the lifespan for mental acuity, academic success, overall well-being and disease prevention.

Join us for this inaugural Healthy Retrievers event! Refreshments will be served. Tuesday, Sept. 23rd, 3:30-5pm, UC Ballroom