8th Frontiers at the Chemistry Biology Interface Symposium (5/16)

15548045321_db56861c58_zThis day-long symposium is designed to highlight research in the mid-Atlantic region and provide an intimate environment to foster discussion at all levels. The schedule will include invited and submitted talks as well as poster sessions. There is no charge to attend this symposium, and everyone – Research Scientists, Faculty, Post-Docs and Graduate Students – involved in research from academic, government and local industrial institutions is encouraged to participate.

This year’s symposium is hosted by the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at UMBC on May 16, 2015.

Click here for more information.

CUERE Seminar: “A Hydrologic Model for Quantifying Groundwater Dynamics” (2/20)

cuereCUERE Seminar Series presents Alimatou Seck, PhD Candidate from UMBC’s Center for Urban Environmental Research and Education and the Department of Chemical, Biochemical and Environmental Engineering and her discussion of “A fully distributed integrated hydrologic model for quantifying groundwater dynamics in the Chesapeake Bay Watershed”.

Friday, February 20, 2015 at 11:00 a.m. in the TRC Building room 206.

9th Annual Arts Integration Conference (2/28)

artsintegrationThe UMBC Department of Education, in cooperation with the Reginald F. Lewis Museum of Maryland African American History and Culture and the UMBC Department of American Studies, will host its 9th Annual Arts Integration Conference on February 28, 2015.

The day will begin with Of Ebony Embers: Vignettes of the Harlem Renaissance, a musical narrative by the Core Ensemble, and wrap up with a performance by slam poet, Gayle Danley. Most workshops will focus on using the visual and performing arts of the Harlem Renaissance as a theme for arts integration in K-12 classrooms. Others will provide historical overviews of the Harlem Renaissance. The conference is free to the UMBC community but registration is required. Visit umbc.edu/aiconference or contact UMBCElemEd@gmail.com for further information.

2015 UMBC Suits You: Professional Clothing Closet Drive (2/23-3/10)

careerservices“UMBC Suits You” is collecting new and gently used professional clothing as part of Career Crush in April. Students will have the opportunity to learn about dressing professionally and will then be able to select one free outfit to use in their job search. We are asking staff to donate new and gently used professional clothing at collection bins around campus from February 23rd – March 10th.

Starting February 23rd, Professional Clothing can be dropped off at on-campus locations. For specific donation locations, click here.

Wellness Event: Understanding Your Health Risk Assessment (2/23)

facstaff5HRAre you a Faculty/Staff member with health benefits? Now
is your chance to ask your health insurance carrier questions!

Human Resources will be hosting a wellness event on Monday, February 23rd from 11:00 am and 1:00 pm in the University Center Ballroom. At this event, your health insurance plan representative will be on-site to:

– answer questions about the new Wellness Program
– help with your online account and Health Risk Assessment
– provide free Blood Pressure Screenings

Don’t miss this event! Click here to find out more.