Rabbits help lower cholesterol. Cats may lead to a breakthrough in the AIDS epidemic. And dogs have taught doctors new heart surgery techniques. Even lobsters help scientists understand Parkinson's disease. For over 100 years, animal research has helped wipe out such diseases as smallpox and polio while increasing the human lifespan by 28 years. Whether it's fighting epilepsy, finding a cure for Alzheimer's or making progress in brain and spinal cord trauma, the link between human health and animal health is absolutely crucial.The University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine provides an outstanding environment for the training of future veterinary scientists through our combined VMD-PhD program. It's an excellent way for you to continue your education while impacting the future of medicine for humans and all species.
Who knows what today's research could do for future generations? Find out more by visiting www.PennVetPhD.org
Wednesday, February 28, 2018
Are you interested in event planning? Do you enjoy campus traditions? If so, the Special Events Programming position may be just right for you.
The Special Events Programming Assistants are a team of students who work collaboratively with the Stamp Special Events Coordinator and Graduate Assistant in order to plan and execute events hosted by the department. Housed within SORC, the Special Events Programming Assistants will also serve as desk staff members within the Student Involvement Suite and as members of the Student Homecoming Committee. The position is open to all undergraduate students, but may be of special interest to students interested in campus-wide traditions, marketing, and event planning.
This is an hourly paid position of $9.25/ hour.Follow the link to apply now: https://go.umd.edu/SEPA20
Tuesday, February 27, 2018
You're invited to Terps Under 30 on ! In its inaugural year, Terps Under 30 is a TED-talk style program providing students and recent graduates the opportunity to connect, network, and share their fearless ideas.
Entrance is by registration only, and spots are filling up fast so please register at: https://alumni.umd.edu/events/
The program will be:
- - Networking cocktail hour with heavy h'ors d'oeuvres and an open bar
- - TED-talk style program
- - Dessert reception
This year, our four speakers will be:
- Ali von Paris, '12
- Founder, Route One Apparel
- Allyn Rose, '10
- Former Miss DC and Miss Maryland USA
- Francis Smith, '14
- Co-founder and co-owner, Diamondback Brewing Company
- Jazmyn White, '15
- Software Engineer, Boeing
Join SALC and the University of Maryland Alumni Association for a night of boldness, curiosity, passion, and inspiration; we hope to see you there!
Applications for the National Residence Hall Honorary (NRHH) are open until ! NRHH is an honor society comprised of on-campus leaders who are dedicated to recognizing their peers and serving their community. Membership is open to campus residents who have demonstrated leadership and a commitment to these values. Honors students frequently make excellent candidates! Please email firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions, and the application can be found here: https://goo.gl/forms/
The Office of Orientation & New Student Programs is currently accepting applications to be a UNIV100 Teaching Assistant (TA) for the Fall 2018 semester!
This is an exciting opportunity to mentor first-year students and further develop your teaching and facilitation skills, all while earning course credit and giving your resume a boost. To be eligible to apply, you must be at least a rising sophomore and have a minimum 3.0 GPA--no prior UNIV100 experience required! Please note that this position is unpaid. To learn more about the position and the application process, stop by the Orientation Office (1102 Cole Field House) on for an information session, or simply reach out to Kyle Whitaker at email@example.com. Applications are due by on and can be found online at go.umd.edu/univ100app.
Want to learn how to organize effectively on campus and beyond? Want to learn how to build a better organization and meet UMD’s student leaders in the process? Come to MaryPIRG’s Organizing Orientation this ter.ps/organize and be sure to fill out the registration link there. It'll be a great way to strengthen the student groups you’re involved with, meet ones you’d like to be, or get the ball rolling on a group you’d like to start in the future. Let’s better our crafts together! . The event will run from and will cover leadership development, effective meetings, visibility, and more. Please RSVP on the Facebook event at
Students will learn tips to prepare for success on midterm exams and projects by visiting the various stations - time management, study skills, study apps, mindfulness, campus academic support units (Math Success, AAP, Writing Center, Oral Communication Center, OMSE, the Libraries), RecWell, Health Center, academic advising, and more! Learn tips, de-stress with an adorable dog, enjoy snacks, win prizes, and transform into your favorite superhero at our photo wall.