McKeldin Library

Seed Grant Symposium

Thursday, September 14, 2017 - 4:00pm to 7:00pm

McKeldin Library, Room 6137

Join us as we learn more about the work and accomplishments of our BBI Seed Grant Awardees for FY16 and FY17. Representatives from each team will be provide short presentations discussing their current or past awards. There will be an opportunity to connect with faculty, students and external members of the BBI community. Reception to follow; refreshments will be served.

Academic Integrity Week Mock Hearing

Thursday, March 9, 2017 - 7:00pm

Come to the McKeldin Library 2nd Floor Portico Room at 7:00pm for A Mock Hearing, displaying the student-led judiciary process unique to the University of Maryland. Students will witness a mock case in partnership with the Undergraduate Student Legal Aid office. Students in the audience will be able to participate, ask questions, and serve as if they were on the Student Honor Council. 

A Mock Hearing is part of Academic Integrity Week, March 6 - 10. If you have any questions about AI Week or the events, please go to or contact James Bond at  

Speak Up, Save A Life: State's Attorney Presentation

Wednesday, April 6, 2016 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm

Assistant State's Attorney Steve Chaiken of the Montgomery County State's Attorney's Office will be giving a presentation entitled "Speak Up, Save a Life" about the growing drug epidemic in Maryland and Maryland's relatively new Good Samaritan Law, which happens to be very similar to UMD's Responsible Action Policy. Mr. Chaiken is a charismatic speaker eager to work with students. He will discuss how the law works and how we, as citizens and students, can utilize the law to save lives. The event will be held in McKeldin Library, Room 6107 and is hosted by the University Student Judiciary. Refreshments will be served.

The Friends of the Slave: Daniel O’Connell & Frederick Douglass

Thursday, March 24, 2016 - 5:30pm

In celebration of the Irish Heritage Month, the Division of Research is hosting a special lecture and reception in  McKeldin Library, Special Events Room, 6th Floor that highlights the connection between the Irish and African American struggle for freedom and civil rights. 

The lecture by Professor Christine Kinealy, Director of Ireland's Great Hunger Institute at Quinnipiac University, will explore the relationship between Daniel O'Connell and Frederick Douglass and examine their important contributions to ending slavery.

Professor Kinealy's lecture will be followed by a presentation by Don Mullan and Kristin Leary, co-founders of the Frederick Douglass Ireland Project.

To register for the event, visit

This event is part of the university’s “Maryland Dialogues on Diversity & Community” series. Learn more at

Contact Elise Carbonaro at 301-405-6501 or for more information.

University Student Judiciary and Student Legal Aid Office Mock Hearing

Thursday, October 15, 2015 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm

Where: McKeldin Library, Special Events Room, 6th Floor

Your presence is requested for a Student Conduct Mock Hearing at the McKeldin Special Events room (6th floor). You are being charged with being interested in becoming a USJ or SLAO member. At the Mock Hearing, you will be able to get an inside look at how hearings are conducted for alleged violations of the Code of Student Conduct. Specifically, we will be looking at a case involving drug possession. There will be food!!

Hazing Prevention Forum

Thursday, September 24, 2015 - 6:00pm

Thursday, September 24, 2015 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM, McKeldin Library, Special Events Room, 6th Floor

Forum hosted by Sigma Kappa Sorority which aims to facilitate a discussion among many student organizations at the University of Maryland. This discussion will aim to bring to light why hazing occurs, why it is necessary to prevent it, and possible alternatives to hazing.

Contact: James Bond, Office of Student Conduct

Yoga in McKeldin

Friday, May 15, 2015 - 7:30pm to 8:30pm
Saturday, May 16, 2015 - 9:00am to 10:30am
Saturday, May 16, 2015 - 12:00pm to 12:30pm
Sunday, May 17, 2015 - 5:30pm to 6:30pm
Monday, May 18, 2015 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm

Stretch your body. Calm your mind. Sharpen your focus.

Join UMD Libraries and Campus Recreation Service for free yoga classes in 7121 McKeldin. Bring your own mat or check one out at McKeldin's 1st Floor Desk.

You can also check out additional items at the 1st Floor Desk that will keep you active and help reduce your stress, including:

Excercise Resistance Bands
Soccer Balls
Jump Ropes
Hula Hoops
and Foam Rollers

Speaking of Books: Masha Gessen on the Boston Bombers

Monday, April 20, 2015 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm

Masha Gessen, the Russian-American journalist whose newest book profiles the Boston Marathon bombers, will discuss her research at a free event open to the public.

The Brothers: The Road to an American Tragedy explores the motives of the Russian-immigrant Tsarnaev brothers, one of whom died following the 2013 bombing, and the other who was tried in Boston and last week found guilty of all 30 counts against him.

Gessen is known for her LGBT rights and free speech activism and opposition to Russian president Vladmir Putin.


For more information, contact:
Eric Bartheld
University Libraries
+1 301 314 0964


Mobile Resume Clinic

Monday, April 6, 2015 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm

Want to have your resume reviewed but haven't been able to make it to the University Career Center yet? The Peer Career Educators from the University Career Center & the President's Promise will be critiquing resumes at McKeldin Library in Room 2109.

Please bring a print copy of your resume if you would like to have it critiqued in order to have a better chance when applying to internships or jobs. Don't have a resume yet? Don't worry, just drop by and we can help you figure out where to get started.


For more information, contact:
Neal Jerron McKinney
University Career Center & The President's Promise
+1 301 314 0420



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