Wednesday, February 28, 2018

VMD-PhD Training at Penn

Stamp Special Events Programming Assistant Application

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: 

Paid study for native Spanish or English speakers!

I am recruiting native speakers of Spanish OR English for study about language and cognition! The purpose is to investigate the relationship between word recognition and other cognitive abilities. This is a 2-part study:
1) online prescreening (10-15 minutes)
2) in-person at the Biology-Psychology building (1.5 hours). 
You will earn $10 per hour ($20 total) for completing a series of language and cognitive tasks.

All participants must be 18 or older. Eligible native English speakers must have learned only English since birth, and if another language is known, learning began after 5 years of age. Eligible native Spanish speakers must have advanced English proficiency and have moved to an English-speaking environment as a teenager or older. To complete the prescreening to determine if you are eligible, visit or contact Alia Lancaster at

Tuesday, February 27, 2018

Terps Under 30 Event

You're invited to Terps Under 30 on March 27th, 2018! 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:

The program will be:
  • 6:30-7:15 - Networking cocktail hour with heavy h'ors d'oeuvres and an open bar
  • 7:15-8:15 - TED-talk style program
  • 8:15-8:30 - 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!

NRHH Applications Open Until March 5

Applications for the National Residence Hall Honorary (NRHH) are open until March 5th! 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 with any questions, and the application can be found here:

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 Wednesday, February 28 at 6pm for an information session, or simply reach out to Kyle Whitaker at Applications are due by 4:30pm on Friday, March 16th and can be found online at

MaryPIRG’s Organizing Orientation - Sunday, 3/4

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 Sunday, March 4th. The event will run from 1:30 to 4:30pm and will cover leadership development, effective meetings, visibility, and more. Please RSVP on the Facebook event at 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! 

Midterm Power - Wednesday, February 28, 11 am - 2 pm, Stamp, Prince George's Room

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.