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September 16, 2014
Bulletins Found: 18
1. Interested in Global Opportunities? Join ISWO Tuesday, 9/23 From 5-6pm In 2E10 To Learn More!!

Please join us for the International Social Work Organization's (ISWO) first meeting of the semester Tuesday, September 23 in Rm 2E10 from 5-6 pm. Come learn more about the organization and ideas for the year! Food will be provided.

2. Brown Bag on International Social Work at USG

On Friday September 26th from 12-1, Jody Olsen and Caroline Burry will be sharing information on International Social Work. Location: Universities at Shady Grove (USG), Building III Room 4202

3. Interprofessional Global Grants Session TODAY from 12-1 in SMC Campus Center 349

Join this interactive discussion with 2014 UMB Global Grantees AND learn about 2015 Global Grant opportunities for UMB faculty and students. A light lunch will be provided. Registration is required.

4. ADVANCED STUDENTS - Academic Advising

Advanced students who are planning to graduate in Spring 2015 may request to have their plan of study reviewed by sending an email to Nakiya Schurman, Academic Advisor, at Students may also request an individual app...More

5. Interested in a 2015 International Field Placement in India or London?

Informational meetings about the 2015 SSW International Field Placement Program will be held: 9/16/14 12:15-1:30 in 4e22 SSW, 9/24/14 12:15-1:30 in 2e10 SSW, 9/26/14 12:00-1:00 at Shady Grove Brown Bag meeting

6. UMB Launches Champions Campaign with Mayden and Olsen

The School of Social Work is highlighted in the first two ads being run by the University as part of its' Champions campaign of print ads, web ads, and electronic billboards around Baltimore and the region.

7. Going Global Story Features Two from the SSW

Virginia Rowthorn of the School of Law, Jody Olsen and Kelley Macmillan of the School of Social Work, and Bonnie Bissonette of the University of Maryland, Baltimore were all quoted in the article "Going Global" on

8. The Task of the Social Worker Discussed in the Baltimore Sun

Jodi Jacobson Frey and Christine Callahan of the School of Social Work were quoted and both were pictured along with doctoral student Sally Hageman in the article, "The task of the social worker" in the Education section of the Baltimore Sun.

9. Librarian's Office Hours

Have questions about the library, or how to find articles for upcoming research papers? Stop by the School of Social Work's fourth floor lounge on Thursday, September 18th between 12:00 and 2:00 PM for the librarian's office hours! No appointment ...More

10. The New Stonewall: Fighting LGBTQ Discrimination in Care Systems

Join us at the UMD School of Social Work auditorium on Tuesday, September 30th from 5 to 7 pm for a viewing of the documentary Gen Silent followed by an expert panel discussion. The event is free but space is limited, registration is required.More

11. PSLI Orientation

PSLI Orientation, Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2014 | noon - 1 p.m., SMC CC, Room 351.

12. NEW FOUNDATION STUDENTS - Academic Advising Group Sessions - October

Group Academic Advising sessions will be held on several dates in October for Foundation students. View the full announcement for specific dates based on your Plan of Study.


Important dates and information for the SPRING 2015 Semester, including when registration for spring occurs, can be found here.

14. How to Plan and Write a Paper

Has it been a while since you've written a paper? This workshop will discuss the fundamentals of the writing process.

15. Blackboard Orientation for Students

If you are having problems or are unfamiliar with Blackboard 9.1 please self enroll in the course 'School of Social Work Student Orientation 2014 Course'ID 201409.Fall.SOWK.SSWstudentorientation and work your way through provided exercises.

16. Sleep Soundly

Sleep Soundly, Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014 | noon -, SMC CC, Room 351

17. Professors DePanfilis and Clarkson Freeman present at ISPCAN in Japan

Professors Diane DePanfilis and Pamela Clarkson Freeman present a Paper - Exploring the impact of individual and organizational factors on fidelity of a child maltreatment preventive intervention at ISPCAN 2014 - Nagoya, Japan, 9.16.2014.

18. Quarterly Q&A with President Perman Sept. 22 at the SSW

Please join UMB President Dr. Perman as he answers questions from students, staff, and faculty. Everyone is welcome to attend. Monday, September 22 from 11 to noon in the SSW Auditorium.