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October 21, 2014
Bulletins Found: 10
1. How to Craft an Argument

Though important, no amount of grammatical correctness can cover up a shoddy idea; a well-crafted argument is the basis of successful and persuasive writing. This workshop will address the fundamentals of analyzing and crafting arguments.

2. Information Sessions on FSWI Scholarship/Fellowship Opportunities on Oct. 30, 5-6, and Nov. 3, 12-1

Interested in financial social work practice? Two information sessions will be offered on Financial Social Work Initiative (FSWI) scholarship/fellowship opportunities for 2015-16 on Thurs., October 30, 5-6 in 3E29B, and on Mon., November 3, 12-1 i...More

3. International Social Work Lecture - Monday, Nov 3, 5 - 6:30 pm

Talks by USAID's John Williamson and the SSW's Nancy Dickinson are featured. Williamson will discuss child protection systems in the global south while Dickinson will talk about US child welfare systems.

4. Inter Professional Development Opportunity on Mindfulness Practice

A hands-on training session, with a focus on stress-reducing mindful awareness practices that can benefit your life and your work. Monday, October 27th, 12-2pm, School of Social Work Auditorium/Atrium. Please RSVP to

5. Race Card Project

Race Card Project Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014 | 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. SMC CC First Floor As a larger, national dialogue to open up discussions on race, ISLSI is soliciting UMB Campus Community members to write a 6 word essay as related to the topic...More

6. Civil Professional

Civil Professional Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014 | noon - 1 p.m. SMC CC, Room 351 Civility is a core value at the University of Maryland, Baltimore. We believe that embodying civility in the professional world impacts the work and our patients and c...More

7. Somali Rape Epidemic by African Union

7 Countries: Uganda, Ethiopia, Kenya, Burundi,

Djibouti and police force from Sierra Leon and Nigeria all deployed in Somalia. RAPE CATASTROPHE IN SOMALIA. Event bringing awareness and writing letters to rape survivors 10/23/ 11-1 SMC 115. Food...More

8. Organization of African American Students in Social Work Co-sponsored with Project Jump Start

OASIS is collaborating with Project Jumpstart to give individuals experiencing homelessness support & information to gain access to services.This event will take place on Friday, October 24, 2014 between 5:30PM-7:30PM in SMC Lower Level.

9. Invitation to Opening Reception for Heart Gallery Exhibit Tonight from 6:00 - 7:30 PM

SSW Faculty, Staff, and Students have received a special invite from Kennedy Krieger Institute to attend an opening reception for the Heart Gallery Exhibition on October 21st from 6:00 - 7:30 PM. RSVP at

10. Christian SW Fellowship presents a faculty panel on "SW with Christian Clients" Lunch Provided 10/27

The CSWF presents Drs. John Belcher, Peter Smith, and Fred DiBlasio as a panel discussion & Q & A on "SW with Christian Clients: Ethics and Clinical Strategies" Room 4E08, 12:15 on Monday, 10/27. All students, faculty/staff are welcomed. Lunch pro...More