Developing Children in Developing Countries (11/2)

On Thursday, November 2 from 12:30-2 p.m. at the Albin O. Kuhn Library (7th floor), Marc Bornstein, Ph.D., Senior Investigator and Head of Child and Family Research at the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) will present a talk “Developing Children in Developing Countries.” 

In addition to running a lab at NICHD, Dr. Bornstein is the President-Elect of the Society for Research in Child Development, one of the premier organizations for developmental psychologists. He is or has been the editor of several major developmental psychology journals. For more information, visit the NICHD website.

Campus E-Cycling Event (10/26)

Need to recycle your electronic items?

Bring your electronic items (no refrigerators) to the Commons Circle on Wednesday October 26, 2016 between the hours of 7:30 am until 2:00 pm.  Personal items will be accepted from 7:30 am until 2:00 pm.  University Items will only be accepted between 10:00 am and 2:00 pm.

Shared Services Centers Town Hall (11/1)

Join us at our next Town Hall to discuss significant progress on BPI and SSCs updates. The Shared Services Centers (SSC) Town Hall Meeting wil be held on November 1, 2016, from 10-11 a.m. in UC312.

BPI – Multiple Demos on new Workflows and DocuSign! BPI will be the focus of this meeting.

Phase I & Phase II Updates

  • The following new processes developed within our BPI initiative will be demonstrated:
    • Expense Reimbursement with DocuSign!
    • New REX-Finance Reports
  • Updates will be provided on the following additional business process improvements
    • PageUp recruiting software
    • E-travel Phase II
    • PeopleSoft Finance 9.2 Upgrade
    • UMBC 101 Training
  • We will update on you on Phase II planning for implementing Shared Services in the College of Engineering and Information Technology and Student Affairs.
  • We will have open discussion with an opportunity to ask questions and provide feedback on BPI and SSCs.
  • We will share updates of the TAP (Toolkit for Administrative Professionals) website.

We look forward to seeing you there.

Passport Day (10/19)

The Study Abroad office and the Arbutus Baltimore County Public Library are hosting a Passport Day on campus. You can apply for your passport here on campus and receive it in about 4 weeks.

Anyone can come to get a passport: faculty, staff, students, family, community members, etc.

The event is hosted in Commons 329 from 11 am to 3 pm.

2016 ADVANCE Distinguished Lecture Series (10/11)

2016 ADVANCE Distinguished Lecture Series – Against the Odds: How I Became a Computer Scientist

  • Tuesday, October 11, 2016 · 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM
  • Library and Gallery, Albin O. Kuhn
  • Welcome Remarks: President Freeman Hrabowski
  • Reception to Follow

Dr. Claudia Pearce, ’89 and ’94, and Senior Computer Science Authority at NSA, shares a personal story of perseverance in her educational, research, and career journey as a computer scientist.

Register Now!