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from the Alex Brown Center for Entrepreneurship to incorporate entrepreneurial
thinking and skills into her project-based learning INDS 430 seminar
"Creating Food System Justice".
into the MPH Maternal and Child Health program at George Washington
University's Milken Institute of Public Health. She is also leading the Real
Food UMBC campaign managing a team of students as they research and advocate
for reforming dining services procurement practices to achieve improved food
chain values around sustainability, health and social issues.
The INDS LLC offers an opportunity for all students to strengthen and
enrich their undergraduate experience by connecting with each other and
engaging in projects and community building activities, inside and
outside the classroom, which integrate diverse perspectives. While INDS majors will be given priority, we
welcome students engaged in all degrees who would
like to develop a broader context for their studies.
For more information contact Stephen Freeland at email@example.com.
Incoming freshman have until May to register to be in the community. Students already on campus must register by the 27th.
The Nineteenth Annual Undergraduate Research and Creative Achievement Day (URCAD)
Undergraduate Research and Creative Achievement Day features research, scholarship, and
creative work carried out by UMBC undergraduates. Student work is shared
through oral presentations, posters, artistic exhibits and performances, and
This campus celebration of achievement affirms UMBC's commitment to the twin goals
of research and a distinctive undergraduate experience.
All current undergraduates who have conducted research, scholarship or creative
work in the last year may apply to present their results at URCAD. Mentors,
fellow students, friends, family members, high school teachers and students, graduate
school recruiters, and the general public are invited to attend.
Kay Chernush is the Executive Director of ArtWorks for Freedom, an
organization whose mission is to use the power of art in the fight
against modern slavery and human trafficking. She is a leading US
photographer with more than 25 years’ experience in commercial and fine
art image-making. Based in the Washington, DC area, her assignments and
interests have taken her all over the world.
On March 3rd,
she brings to UMBC her art exhibit, an associated, 30 minute movie
about the project and a chance to welcome all into discussion.
is an award-winning photographer based in the Washington, DC area. Her
assignments and interests have taken her all over the world for U.S. and
international magazines, Fortune 500 corporations and both nonprofit
and governmental agencies. Her fine art work is included in the
permanent collections of the World Bank, the UN Office on Drugs and
Crime and the National Institutes of Health. Her images can be viewed at
www.kaychernush.com and www.artworksforfreedom.org
- Highly motivated
- Academically excellent (minimum GPA of 3.2)
- For an undergraduate fellowship: junior year student
- For a graduate fellowship: current college senior or college graduate entering a 2-year Master's program in 2015
- Women, members of minority groups historically underrepresented in the Foreign Service, and students with financial need are encouraged to apply
Graduate Fellowship Application deadline: January 16, 2015
Undergraduate Fellowship Application deadline: January 23, 2015
Funded by the U.S. Department of State, the Pickering Programs honor Career Ambassador Thomas R. Pickering, one of the country's most respected Foreign Service Officers. The goal of the program is to attract outstanding students from all ethnic and social backgrounds who are dedicated to representing America's interests abroad. The Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation, which administers the Pickering Fellowships, identifies and develops leaders and institutions to meet the nation's most critical challenges.