Friday, February 27, 2015

Beyond the Classroom presents award-winning documentary "Pink Ribbons, Inc." - Monday, March 2nd @ 7 pm

Monday, March 2, 7:00-9:00 pm
South Campus Commons Building 1, Room 1102
The ubiquitous pink ribbons of breast cancer philanthropy - and the hand-in-hand marketing of brands and products associated with that philanthropy — permeates our culture, providing assurance that we are engaged in a successful battle against this insidious disease. But the campaign obscures the reality and facts of breast cancer – more and more women are diagnosed with breast cancer every year, and face the same treatment options they did 40 years ago. Yet women are also the most influential market group, buying 80 percent of consumer products and making most major household purchasing decisions. So then who really benefits from the pink ribbon campaigns — the cause or the company? And what if the very companies and products that profit from their association have actually contributed to the problem? In showing the real story of breast cancer and the lives of those who fight it, Pink Ribbons, Inc. reveals the co-opting of what marketing experts have labeled a "dream cause."
For details, go to:

Fall 2015 Legal Internship for Credit - App Deadline April 6

Thinking about a legal or client services career?  Would you like to earn credit while obtaining direct experience? To learn more and apply, visit: 
Please note:
1.      Applicants must have completed 56 credit hours by the start of the internship, 12 of which must have been at UMCP.
2.      If you are affiliated with the Office of Student Conduct, please contact us before completing your application to determine eligibility.

New Sessions! FULBRIGHT International English Teaching and Study/Research Grants

Are you a interested in pursuing prestigious international study/research or English teaching opportunities after graduation?

Attend an info session to learn about the Fulbright Fellowship Program, the nation’s largest and most prestigious global fellowship program!

Fulbright awards are designed to give recent B.S./B.A. graduates (who are also US citizens) opportunities for international experience, personal enrichment and an open exchange of ideas with citizens of other nations. About 1500 Fulbright fully-funded grants are currently available to over 150 nations. There are two distinct types of grant: study/research awards for students who wish to investigate timely and significant topics abroad, and English Teaching Assistantships. You will find below some brief introductory information about Fulbright awards. For detailed information please visit the Fulbright US Student Program website at:

The National Scholarships Office at the University of Maryland is hosting information several workshops on Fulbright study/research and teaching opportunities – please RSVP using the links below if you plan to attend (and let us know if are interested but unable to attend by writing to Juniors and Seniors are eligible to apply, but interested Freshmen and Sophomores are also welcome to attend!

FULBRIGHT GRANT WORKSHOPS: Please specify which day/time you plan to attend in your response

Tuesday, March 3 at 4:30 pm – 2403 Marie Mount Hall – RSVP to
Wednesday, March 4 at 12 noon – 2403 Marie Mount Hall – RSVP to
Wednesday, March 4 at 4:30 pm – 2403 Marie Mount Hall – RSVP to
Thursday, March 5 at 12 noon 2403 Marie Mount Hall – RSVP to
Friday, March 6 at 12 noon – 2403 Marie Mount Hall – RSVP to
Friday, March 6 at 4:30 pm – at 2403 Marie Mount Hall – RSVP to

Who Can Apply: US Citizens – Current Juniors and Seniors, Recent Grads – All Majors – GPA of 3.0 or higher recommended – Campus Deadline: Tuesday, September 1, 2015

There are two types of Fulbright grants:

--Fulbright Academic Study/Research Grant: Opportunities to conduct research are available in over 150 countries. Students design their own study/research projects. These grants generally provide round-trip transportation; book and research allowances; living costs for the academic year, based on living costs in the host country; supplemental health and accident insurance; tuition, in some cases; and language or orientation courses, where appropriate.

--Fulbright English Teaching Assistantships: Opportunities to teach English language and conversation classes are currently available in 68 countries (the list is regularly updated and enlarged) including: Asia: Bangladesh, India, Indonesia, Kazakhstan, Korea, Kyrgyz Republic, Laos, Macau, Malaysia, Mongolia, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Tajikistan, Thailand, Vietnam; Europe: Andorra, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Belgium, Bosnia/Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Kosovo, Latvia, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Malta, Moldova, Montenegro, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Slovak Republic, Spain, Turkey, Ukraine; Latin America: Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Guatemala, Mexico, Panama, Peru, Venezuela; Middle East / North Africa: Bahrain, Jordan, Morocco; Sub-Saharan Africa: Rwanda, Kenya, Senegal, South Africa;  A stipend is provided based on living costs in the host country. The Fulbright award covers round-trip international travel, health and accident insurance, and orientation costs.

Award Amounts: In general, Fulbright grants for study and teaching cover the following costs: Round-trip transportation to the host country; Maintenance for the academic year, based on living costs in the host country; Medical Insurance; and orientation programs, in some cases. Fulbright study grants may also provide: Book and research allowances; Full or partial tuition, in most cases.

Duration: Approximately one academic year; length and timing of awards varies by individual country and/or region.

UMD Campus Deadline: September 1, 2015 – contact us at for details.

Shout “Fire!” Film Society - Now on Thursdays

The Shout “Fire!” Film Society is a student group of film-enthusiasts and filming hobbyists that meets once a week to discuss and participate in various film aspects. We provide an open and relaxed environment for movie buffs on campus with special focus on film discussion and short film production. Our meetings consist of module presentations from the executive board as well as special guests. Each module aims to create film discourse of various topics (among them genres, movie directors, filming techniques, etc), as well as planning film-related activities outside of meetings.
We meet on Thursdays at 6:00 PM, in room 0302 H, Hornbake Library. Whether you're knowledgeable or not, all film lovers are welcome! If you have any questions, please find us on Orgsync or by e-mail at We look forward to meeting you!

Good Neighbor Day - Saturday, March 28, 2015 from 9 to 1:30 - Registration is open

Please join us at the 5th Annual Good Neighbor Day – come as a sponsor, participant, donor or volunteer.  We promise you will have fun while doing good!  Spread the word.

Marketing & Business Development Internship - App Deadline March 31

Appropriate IT has a Marketing & Biz Dev Internship open currently. 
Appropriate IT (AI) is a for-profit social enterprise with a mission to harness the power of information age to advance social justice, equitable access, and inclusive international development.
Marketing & Business Development Internship
AI is seeking a paid intern in Washington DC to assist in marketing and business development activities. 
Responsibilities include: Support in developing and implementing marketing and business development strategies; tracking and reporting the results of marketing and business development activities; planning and implementing online and offline outreach efforts; writing for the website & blog; growing AI’s social media presence; researching potential…
Qualifications, how to apply, and more information about Appropriate IT in the attached PDF. Please pass along to anyone who may be interested.
Deadline to apply: March 31st

$1,000 Scholarship for Study Abroad to China, Deadline March 1st

Want to learn/improve your Chinese speaking and writing skills? Join the study abroad program this summer and receive a $1,000 scholarship!

This 3-credit course offers cultural immersion, academic courses, and historical excursion to sites that bear the mark of Confucius, China's greatest sage.

To learn more about the program, please attend the information feel free to read amore at or contact Dr. Phoenix Liu, the Program Director, at: for questions.

Student Entertainment Events' (SEE's) Town Hall meeting - March 4

At Student Entertainment Events' (SEE's) monthly Town Hall meetings, UMD students can act as campus representatives by providing feedback about past SEE events and sharing ideas for future events. These forums, held in Charles Carroll Room B in Stamp Student Union the first Wednesday of each month in spring 2015 (starting with Wed., March 4), will be open to the entire campus community.

Final Call for James Joyce's Dublin Applications!

James Joyce's Dublin; Summer 2015 Education Abroad Opportunity
Deadline: this Sunday, March 1. 

Dates:  May 28-June 18, 2015
No prerequisites.
Offered in Dublin and Galway, Ireland
Faculty:  Johnna Schmidt and Zein El-Amine

Study the writing of modernist giant James Joyce while exploring Dublin and environs. In this program literary work will be used as a springboard into conversations about culture, politics and history, as well as our own experiments in creative writing.

You will choose between two courses:
* ARHU351(cross-listed as ENLG369L and HONR349L; GenEd: Humanities) is an in-depth in-situ study of one of the most influential works in modernist literary history: Ulysses.
* ARHU269I (cross-listed in ENGL  and HONR; GenEd: under consideration for Humanities and Scholarship in Practice) is a creative writing workshop featuring The Dubliners and Portrait of the Artist as Young Man by James Joyce.

Students will stay in hostels both in Dublin and Galway with shared rooms; hostels have access to laundry, breakfast included, and internet.  Students will also have a few days off from the program to travel independently in Ireland should they choose.  

Here's a link to the hostel we spend the most time in, in Dublin:

And here's our hostel in Galway:

* Walking tours including historical sites and neighborhoods and landmarks featured in the work ofJames Joyce.
* Admission and tours of the Martello Tower, James Joyce Center, and the National Library among others.
* Bloomsday, an annual city-wide festival in Dublin celebrating the work of James Joyce.
* Two-Day trip to Galway, including ferry ride and bicycle rental to discover Inis Mor, one of the famous Aran Islands

Apply here by March 1, 2015:

For more information please contact: Johnna Schmidt at

2015 i3 Summer Research Program for Undergraduate Students - App Deadline March 31

Summer research program for undergraduate students from underrepresented populations
Application deadline: March 31, 2015 | Please share with students of all majors
What is i3?
The iSchool Inclusion Institute (i3) is an undergraduate research and leadership development program that prepares students from underrepresented populations for graduate study and careers in the information sciences. Only 25 students from across the country are selected each year to become i3 Scholars. Those students undertake a yearlong experience that includes two summer institutes hosted by the University of Pittsburgh School of Information Sciences and a research project spanning the year.


Introductory Institute: June 14-July 10, 2015

Held on the main campus of the University of Pittsburgh
  • Participate in special-topic workshops that highlight the many specialties and research areas in the information sciences
  • Take part in professional development seminars led by industry and research experts that focus on graduate school applications, mentoring, résumé building, and networking
  • Complete two-week modules on research design and programming (beginner and advanced sessions) taught by PhD teaching fellows from top-tier iSchools
  • Form research teams and work with advisors to design a yearlong research project
Team Research Project
i3 Scholars return home and work with team members remotely to complete a yearlong project
  • Each team is supported by a research advisor
  • Students gain experience with project management tools and collaborative technology
  • Interdisciplinary project topics blend social and technical aspects
Concluding Institute: Summer 2016, Two Weeks
i3 Scholars return to the main campus of the University of Pittsburgh to complete the program
  • Develop a research poster and copresent your team’s project
  • Learn about submitting your project to the iConference and other leading research conferences
  • Network with the new cohort of i3 Scholars and join the i3 Alumni Association
Program Funding and Benefits
  • Receive full funding for program expenses, including transportation to and from Pittsburgh, campus housing, and meals
  • Earn a stipend while you complete the program: $1,200 for the Introductory Institute | $600 for the Concluding Institute
  • Prepare for the GRE with free training sessions

The iSchool Inclusion Institute (i3) is funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and is hosted by the University of Pittsburgh’s School of Information Sciences.
What are the Information Sciences?
People. Information. Technology.
The information sciences focus on helping people to discover better information, design and use better technology, and make better decisions to solve problems. Whether those problems are in business, medicine, education, the arts, or any number of other fields, information professionals are able to grapple with the challenges and opportunities of the digital age.
i3 welcomes students from all majors and academic disciplines. The information sciences are incredibly diverse and interdisciplinary. With so many different specializations, there’s a home for every student and scholar.

Examples of Team Research Projects
  • Information Occupation: Using Information Science to Explore the Occupy Wall Street Social Movement
  • iGo Green: A Life Cycle Assessment of Apple's iPhone
  • Entering the Boys' Club: An Analysis of Female Representation in Video Game Culture
  • Social Network Identity: Facebook, Twitter, and Identity Negotiation Theory
  • Tweet for Democracy: Examining the Monitorial Citizen
  • "Our Experiences Are Not Unique": An Exploratory Study of Common Motivators and Inhibitors for Latinas in STEM Fields
  • To Give or Not to Give: How Does Emotion Evoked from Crowdfunding Videos Influence Donations
Who Should Apply?
  • Undergraduate students enrolled in, or have recently graduated from, an accredited college or university in the US
  • Students enrolled in any academic major
  • Students who have an interest in graduate school and research opportunities
  • Students who are open to exploring the information sciences and its many interdisciplinary fields
  • Individuals that are committed to diversity and increasing opportunities for underrepresented populations
  • U.S. Citizens or Permanent Residents
How to Apply:
  • Submit an online application form including responses to essay questions
  • Two letters of recommendation must be submitted online by your references
  • Official undergraduate transcripts can emailed to i3info@pitt.eduor mailed to:
iSchool Inclusion Institute (i3)
University of Pittsburgh
School of Information Sciences
135 N. Bellefield Avenue, Room 603
Pittsburgh, PA 15260

Applications to the 2015 i3 cohort are reviewed on a rolling basis.

Application Deadline: March 31, 2015

Recruiting Overnight Stay Hosts

The Department of Resident Life is recruiting volunteers who reside on North Campus and on North Hill to host a prospective UMD student visiting campus for one evening. Hosts are student volunteers who are mature, have good judgment, and are enthusiastic about living on campus. This opportunity allows current residential students to have a positive impact on a prospective student’s college choice process.

This semester there are added incentives to host! On the night of the overnight stay, all hosts will receive any of the following coupons: a FREE Chick-fil-A sandwich, a FREE slice of pizza from Sbarro, or a FREE scoop of ice cream from the Diary!

Upcoming important dates for the spring semester include:
 Overnight Stay Program (OSP) Events on March 5th, April 2nd, & April 9th
*Attendance at a training session is mandatory for all new and returning hosts prior to hosting at an OSP. Call the Office of Educational Programs and Outreach to schedule a training session at 1111 Annapolis Hall. We can also try to accommodate walk-in requests.

To complete an application to become a host, visit THEN call the Office of Educational Programs and Outreach at 301-314-4255 to confirm.

Questions? Contact Chantal at or 301-314-7344

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Smithsonian's National Museum of American History 2015 Summer Internship deadline next week

Interested students should apply to these opportunities on SOLAA ( by 11:59pm  Monday March 2! Here are the following choices:

  American Food History Internship
  Archives Center
  Assoc Director, Management & Museum Services
  Blogging Editorial Assistant
  Collections Management
  Conservation - Costume
  Conservation - Object 
  Conservation - Paper
  Conservation - Textile
  Curatorial - Armed Forces History
  Curatorial - Culture & the Arts 
  Curatorial - Home, Community & Life 
  Curatorial - Medicine & Science 
  Curatorial - Numismatics (Currency) Collection 
  Curatorial - Political History
  Curatorial - Work & Industry
  Daily Programs
  Development (Fundraising)
  Director's Office Intern
  Exhibition Design
  Graphic Production
  Historic Theatre Intern
  Music - Jazz Appreciation Month
  Music - Jazz Researchers
  Music - Smithsonian Jazz Masterworks Orchestra (SJMO) 
  Office of Programs and Strategic Initiatives (OPSI)
  Program in African American Culture
  Program in Latino History and Culture
  Public Affairs
  Spark!Lab Interns
  Special Events
  Technology Services - Information Technology
  Web Design Assistant

*These are all non-paid internships
**In order to see more information about these opportunities you can go to:
NMAH Department – roles of each department -

Beyond The Classroom

Looking for an internship that aligns with your passion?
Interested in making an impact?
Join Beyond the Classroom!

·        Explore civic issues that matter to YOU!
·        Gain real world experience
·        Develop leadership skills
·        Engage in community service
·        Optional housing in South Campus Commons

This three semester program goes beyond placing you in an internship. Beyond the Classroom, in the words of a former student, “exposes you to the world’s leading problems in new and engaging ways: through community service, activism, research, and meeting and speaking with those that are directly affected by challenges and work to fight them.

Information and On-Line Application:

Fall 2015 Application Deadlines:
Wednesday, February 25th: Contingency Housing Deadline (based on availability)


Designed to prepare the next generation of global leaders, the Schwarzman Scholars program is the first scholarship created to respond to the geopolitical landscape of the 21st Century. Whether in politics, business or science, the success of future leaders around the world will depend upon an understanding of China’s role in global trends.

Beginning in 2016, the Schwarzman Scholars program will give the world’s best and brightest students the opportunity to develop their leadership skills through a one-year Master’s Degree at Tsinghua University in Beijing – one of China’s most prestigious universities. Students will live and study together on the campus of Schwarzman College, a newly-built, state-of-the-art facility, where all classes will be taught in English. Students will pursue degrees in one of three disciplines: Public Policy - Economics and Business - International Studies

CANDIDATE PROFILE: Schwarzman Scholars will be selected on the basis of high academic and intellectual accomplishment, proven leadership ability, evidence of entrepreneurial ability and exemplary character, and a demonstrated desire to understand other cultures, perspectives and positions. Cumulative GPA of 3.8 or higher. Applicants must be at least 18 but not yet 28 years of age as of June 30, 2016.
The deadline to apply is October 1, 2015. Learn more about this exciting, exceptionally competitive opportunity by attending an information session at the National Scholarships Office:
Thursday, February 26 – 12:00 pm – 2403 Marie Mount Hall – Please RSVP to
Thursday, February 26 – 4:30 pm – 2403 Marie Mount Hall – Please RSVP to

For more information, see the Schwartzman Scholars website at:

START Program UMD 2015 Summer Abroad: 10 days in Singapore

3-credit course: “BSST338S/BSST638S - Countering Violent Extremism and Deradicalization in International Contexts”

Ever wondered why people commit terrorist acts? Or why they stop? How about what we can do to curb terrorism? Join us for a class designed to help answer these questions.

This course looks and feels like a traditional summer term class until we pack up and head to Singapore for 10 days. There, we’ll put to use the theoretical understandings gained on terrorist radicalization, deradicalization, and countering violent extremism, engaging with in-country experts and START researchers to look at the Singaporean deradicalization process in prisons. Upon return to the U.S., you’ll present group projects explaining real-life policy recommendations for deradicalization and countering violent extremism programs.

Apply by March 1st!
Questions? Contact Marcella Morris at

Project Hello Stranger UMD

Project Hello Stranger UMD <> is
hosting its second general body meeting (GBM) of the spring 2015 semester
this Wednesday, February 25, 2015 from 6:00pm until 7:00pm in the Margaret
Brent room (#2112B) located in the Stamp Student Union.

We have an eventful semester planned out and as always prepare for
some exhilarating icebreakers.

Hope to see all of your beautiful faces there!


[MSEC] Maryland Social Entrepreneur Corps (MSEC) application deadline extended through March 9th!

MARYLAND SOCIAL ENTREPRENEUR CORPS (MSEC): G l o b a l  I m p a c t  T h r o u g h  A c t i o n

MSEC application deadline has been extended from March 1st to March 9th!

To learn more:


The Maryland Social Entrepreneur Corps (MSEC) is a structured social impact immersion program where undergraduate
students engage, work and live directly with impoverished communities in the Dominican Republic, Ecuador
and Nicaragua promoting sustainable entrepreneurial solutions to development challenges. Maryland students
spend eight weeks during the summer working alongside experienced development professionals in the field as they
support local social entrepreneurs in advancing existing projects and programs that benefit local communities and
creating first-time access to affordable life-changing technologies.

SPRING: On-campus pre-departure course on theory and practice of social entrepreneurship
• BMGT 398E: Individual Study in Business and Management – Maryland Social Entrepreneur Corps I
(2 credits, March 23rd – May 8th, Wednesdays 5 - 8:35 pm)

SUMMER: In-country program and fieldwork in the Dominican Republic, Ecuador or Nicaragua (eight weeks)
• BMGT 398: Individual Study – Social Entrepreneurship Internship (3 credits)
One of the following:
• EDCP 386: Experiential Learning (3 credits) – juniors and seniors
• BSOS 288M: Special Topics in Behavioral and Social Sciences (3 credits) – freshman and sophomores

FALL: Post-program symposium
• BMGT 499G: Advanced Business Topics – Maryland Social Entrepreneur Corps II (1 credit)

• Acquire substantive experience in on-site rural development work with some of the most innovative
professionals working in the field
• Learn how to leverage your business (or other) education to create social impact
• Become knowledgeable about creating successful social entrepreneurship models, implementation
strategies and tactics in addressing issues related to global poverty
• Learn and practice effective methods for training, mentoring and supporting local entrepreneurs
• Develop or improve Spanish communication skills through homestays with local families and
personalized Spanish tutoring
• Gain hands-on consulting experience with real businesses
• Hone your ability to translate knowledge and ideas into ACTION

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Wind Down Wednesday

Memorial Chapel
February 25, 2015
12:30 - 2:00 PM
Garden Chapel, Memorial Chapel
Contact: Jennifer Olson,
Come to the Chapel to unwind the last Wednesday of every month! Enjoy a mellow lunchtime in the quiet repose of the Garden Chapel, listen to soothing live music, experience the multifaith tree of life art installation, reflect with journals or quiet conversation and explore the nearby labyrinth. Please RSVP to to reserve a turkey, vegetarian or vegan lunch. Sponsored by the Memorial Chapel.

An Evening With Sayed Kashua - 2/25

Gildenhorn Institute for Israel Studies
February 25, 2015
7:30 - 9:00 PM
Prince George's Room, STAMP
Contact: Samatha Levine,
Sayed Kashua is a Palestinian citizen of Israel, author, and journalist born in Tira, Israel, known for his books and humorous columns in Hebrew. Kashua is the author of three novels: Dancing Arabs , Let it Be Morning, and Second Person Singular. Kashua also writers a satirical weekly column in Hebrew for the Israeli newspaper Ha’aretz. In a tongue-in-cheek style, he addresses the problems faced by Arabs in Israel, caught between two worlds. He is the writer and creator of the hit Israeli TV show “Arab Labor,” now in its fourth season. This event is FREE, but you must RSVP at

American Medical Women's Association (AMWA) GBM 2/26 and Future Dates

AMWA's second GBM of the semester is this Thursday, 2/26 at 7pm in Art-Socy 1213. We are hosting Mrs. Savannah Rennehan who will be giving a self-defense workshop. We will also work through demystifying birth control as a group and participate in making a short video to debunk common birth control myths.
Looking forward, the dates for our future GBMs are 3/12, 3/26, 4/9, and 4/23 (7pm in Art-Socy 1213).
If you want more information, please email or join our Facebook page, UMD AMWA.

Fiction Writing Scholarship! Deadline March 4

The Sebastian Herbstein Memorial Scholarship in Fiction Writing 

Attention creative writers! Are you a passionate fiction writer with a flair for storytelling? If so, submit your application TODAY! 

The Sebastian Herbstein Memorial Scholarship in Fiction Writing is a memorial scholarship that honors the memory of Sebastian Herbstein, a talented writer, dedicated scholar and son of UMD professor, Judith Freidenberg, which provides two prizes, $600 for first prize and $300 for second prize, for works of short fiction of 5,000 words or less. All full-time UMD undergrads are eligible to apply. 

For complete award criteria, instructions, and an online application, please visit Applications must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, March 4, 2015 . 

Questions? Contact Jennifer Kilberg, BSOS Alumni and Donor Relations at 301.405.2998 or

Honors College Student Advisory Board (HCSAB)

The Honors Advisory Board is established for the expressed purpose of promoting the academic and social integration of all Honors College living-learning programs and departmental honors programs and to represent the interests of the students of the Honors College to the Executive Director and the university community.

We plan on hosting events that will bring the Honors College community together but until then, we would like students to learn more about the board and use our Facebook page as a means of communicating with us, Dr. Dorland and the Honors College Staff. 

Our Facebook page is

Monday, February 23, 2015

2nd Annual Regenerative Medicine Summer School

Following the very successful First Annual Regenerative Medicine Summer School of 2014, the McGowan Institute for Regenerative Medicine announces its Second Annual Regenerative Medicine Summer School June 1 – 5, 2015.   The program is designed to provide a week-long didactic and hands-on learning experience addressing the science and engineering related to the multidisciplinary field of regenerative medicine.  The program targets undergraduates enrolled in a science or engineering program, who will have completed their 3rd year of study. Exceptional candidates who will have completed their 2nd year of undergraduate study will also be considered. Last year’s class featured twenty bright and eager students from across the country; we look forward to another positive experience this summer! We hope you will be able to join us! Scholarship opportunities are available but limited. Apply today<>!

Contribute to University Honors’ Fusion, a creative newsletter designed by you!

The University Honors Student Advisory Board is accepting submissions for the first issue of Fusion, a newsletter that will highlight the unique University Honors experience here at Maryland.

Submit original, high quality pieces of artwork depicting your interpretation of the word or concept "fusion" (with a focus on UMD/the campus). Most forms of art will be accepted, including digital media, photographs, paintings, drawings, etc. Only one will be featured as the front cover of the first issue, to be released in April.

Additionally, we will be accepting letters to the editor and original cartoons to feature in the first issue.

Please send all high quality and high-resolution submissions for the front cover, as well as any letters to the editor or cartoons, to by Friday, March 27th for consideration. Please note that submissions will only be accepted from University Honors students. If you have any questions, please email