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the International Field Research (IFR) informational session for pizza,
fellowship information, travel opportunities and meet the faculty,
staff and former IFR participants.
The IFR program is a spring semester class in research methods with a
one week field research trip to Switzerland in the summer. Students
write a background paper on their topic, usually comparative research
between the US and Switzerland, and develop field research exercises
that they will conduct in Switzerland.
Date: October 27
Date: November 19
Location: Administration Building, Room 218
program includes a preparatory class spring 2015 semester (HAPP/SOCY
403/663) with a focus on qualitative research methods and a week in
Switzerland June 22-28, 2015. Other countries will be discussed at the informational sessions.
·Check out the website http://ifr.umbc.edu/ for brochure, application, testimonials and videos
·Join MYUMBC IFR group - http://my.umbc.edu/groups/ifr
·Contact Katie Birger, email@example.com, for additional questions
heard about the wage gap. You know, the part where men and women often
get paid differently for doing the same job? The gap is even bigger for
people of color and people with disabilities. What can you do, besides
wringing your hands and hoping you don't fall in?
to negotiate your salary, that's what! Women Involved in Learning and
Leadership (WILL) along with the Women's Center, GWST, the McNair
Scholars Program, and the Honors College is bringing another edition of
$tart $mart to UMBC. This workshop will help you learn how to ask for
what you're worth, even in this tight job market, and help you avoid one
of the most common pitfalls for new employees: failing to negotiate
that starting salary. Don't let this happen to you!
The workshop will be held November 5 from 5-8 in Sherman Hall B-Wing, Room 220, right next to the International Media Center. Dinner will be provided. Invest in your future today!
Please RSVP to Ruken Isik at firstname.lastname@example.org by Friday, October 31.
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working part time as a Rehab Technician at a local hospital, taking classes
part time at Montgomery College for his physical therapy assistants
certificate, and is involved with his
local running club as a coach, race director, and race management staff.
course is a combination of physics, astronomy, biology, chemistry, and
Earth (planetary) sciences. If you want to learn about the discovery of
planets orbiting other stars (“exoplanets”), the chemistry of space, the origin
and evolution of life on Earth, or habitable environments within our solar
system this course is for you!
are no pre-requisites for this course so hurry and register! If you have taken
physics, biology, or chemistry previously this course will be complementary.
contact Dr. Stephen Freeland at
Spring 2015 advising and registration will be occurring soon! Before you
can register, you must be electronically
cleared by an advisor and receive
any advance permissions for particular classes, especially INDS classes.
your INDS advisor to arrange an appointment. Many advisors in INDS are
not meeting with students until AFTER the Spring 2015 schedule goes live
on Monday, October 27. Unsure who your advisor is? Email Ms. Sauter - email@example.com.
You have a pre-determined time to register based on the number of credits you have
earned; it does not include the credits you are taking this semester: Spring 2015 Registration Appointments
class schedule is online. Any student can register for winter session
advising clearance starting Monday, October 27. However, you are strongly
with your advisor about winter course ideas, especially if you want to take them
at another school. The
maximum number of credits you can take in Winter is 4.5 credits (1 academic course and a physical education course).
Your To-Do List:
- Make an appointment with your INDS advisor.
- Check to see when you can register online. Spring 2015 Registration Appointments
- Review the winter and spring schedules and prepare your list of course preferences with back-up options. Winter and Spring schedules: http://my.umbc.edu/go/schedule
- Check your degree audit online. When making your course list, consider
your general graduation requirements and things you want to take for your
have a second major, scholar program, or following a pre-health guideline, make
arrangements to see an advisor from that department. Pre-Health Students, see this link: http://www.umbc.edu/advising/docs/AdvisingSummaryforPreProfessionalStudents.pdf
Click here for more information and the online application!
For more information about The Women's Center please click the link below.