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Academic Job Search Workshop

Friday, May 11, 2018 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm

This session, held in the Lee Building (Room 2124), is specifically for postdoctoral research associates and fellows, but current doc students are welcome to attend. Get an overview of the academic job search process. Learn more about the academic job market overall, what makes a competitive candidate and resources for those interested in pursuing academic careers. Deadline to register: May 9

Contact: Blessing Enekwe, blessing@umd.edu
 

Global Classrooms Initiative Showcase

Friday, May 4, 2018 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

Join the Global Classrooms Initiative Community in the  H.J. Patterson Hall Atrium for our end of semester showcase to hear from students about the projects they completed this semester with their international counterparts. Global Classrooms are international virtual exchange courses that facilitate project based learning. Each semester the Office of International Affairs supports a number of courses that engage with international communities from Bangladesh to Cuba to Iraq to all over the world. Join us for afternoon coffee and snacks while students share their projects and experiences in a virtual international course.
Contact: Office of International Affairs

Race, Place and the Politics of Pollution

Friday, May 4, 2018 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

The Community Engagement, Environmental Justice, and Health (CEEJH) welcomes Dr. Robert Bullard, distinguished professor of urban planning and environmental policy in the Barbara Jordan-Mickey Leland School of Public Affairs at Texas Southern University in Houston, to give the seventh annual CEEJH lecture at the School of Public Health. Dr. Bullard will present a talk titled, "The Wrong Complexion for Protection: Race, Place and the Politics of Pollution." Registration is required, and the event is free.

Contact: Sacoby Wilson, swilson2@umd.edu
 

National Weather Service Basics: Storm Spotting

Saturday, April 21, 2018 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

Have you ever wanted to learn more about thunderstorms, hurricanes, tornadoes and other severe weather? Would you know what to do in a severe weather emergency? Now's your chance to find out! The National Weather Service is coming to campus to teach their introductory storm spotting class "Basics I" at the School of Public Health, Room 1312. There are no prerequisites, and anyone at least 14 years old can attend and become a certified storm spotter. The class is FREE but please register online at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/skywarn-basics-prince-georges-county-tickets-44078487944 to ensure a space.

Contact: MetoGrads, craigc@ssl.umd.edu
 

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