Join Ethnobeat!

Ethnobeat is UMD’s one and only world music acapella group! Their hope to share the music of various cultures with others in an attempt to spread tolerance and unity among people of different backgrounds.

They are looking for singers (male/female, all voice parts) and a music director! If you’re interested in this unique and super exciting experience, email them at!

Leadership Adventure!

ALLIED is a six day, five night outdoor backpacking experience focused on exploring identity and its impact on leadership. Throughout this adventure, you’ll learn the basics of backpacking, outdoor cooking, camping, and navigation while gaining a deeper understanding and appreciation of yourself and others.

No previous experience is necessary to participate!

Applications can be found here.

The application deadline is midnight on Wednesday, February 25. Applicants will be notified of their participation status by Friday, February 27.


For more information, contact:

Amanda Even

Campus Recreation Services

+1 301 226 3078

Hey ladies!

Tomorrow, February 11th, there is an amazing opportunity to connect with others) at “Wonder Womyn: Celebrating the Solidarity of African American, Asian American and Pacific Islander, and Latina Womyn!”

This awesome event is hosted by the Asian American Student Union, Black Student Union, Political Latinxs United for Movement and Action in Society, and the Office of Multicultural Involvement and Community Advocacy.

Join them tomorrow from 7 to 8:45pm in the Prince George’s Room in the Stamp Student Union!

“Together, we will empower and build connections with other women of color. We will examine various issues across our communities and increase personal growth through mutual support and engaging discussions in a safe and judgment-free space.”

For more information, check out their Facebook page; to RSVP, click here!

BSOS Summer Research Initiative

This is a 8-week program held on the University of Maryland, College Park campus from June 1 – July 24, 2015. Students will be provided a meaningful research experience by working with a faculty mentor in one of our nine academic departments (click here for department list).

They also supplement research experience with lectures, workshops, and networking opportunities. Students are provided round-trip airfare, meals, room and board in university on-campus housing and $3,150 (before taxes – amount includes stipend and meal allowances).

Make sure to apply by Feb. 10th!


For more information, contact:

Amanda Allen


Greetings friends of the ALC!

Have you always wanted to know what goes on at the ALC, but have never been able to commit to a weekly class? Well here is your chance to explore their facilities and take part in some awesome activities for FREE!

Come this Thursday from 12-5 for an Open House in coordination with StampFest. Stop by for a tour all day long or come to one of the special events below:

– Throw down with Student Demonstrations in the Ceramics Studio: Come and have a spin on the pottery wheel and learn more about their wheel throwing and hand building classes. Current ceramics students will walk you through the pottery process and show off finished products!

Location: ALC, Ceramics Studio

Time: 1 PM- 3 PM

– Take a Spin with a free Salsa Demonstration- Drop in and learn a few moves with this interactive Salsa lesson.

Location: ALC, Activities Room

Time: 3 PM- 4 PM

– Come Hungry for our Cooking Demonstration with Chef Will Rogers- Have a taste of the ALC’s brand new cooking course (in collaboration with the MD Food Co-Op and Green Tidings Food Truck).

Location: North Atrium (in the lobby between the ALC and Co-Op)

Time: 3 PM until supplies last

· Time: 3 PM until supplies last
But wait, there’s more! Register for a spring class during the event and receive 20% off the normal rate! Registration must be completed in person; check, cash, and credit cards are accepted for payment.

Want to know how to find internships? Attend this workshop!

The University Career Center (UCC) is offering a workshop on how to find internships!

The topics are:

  • Specific resources available to research internship opportunities in non-profit, government and corporate sectors
  • Quick tips on making a positive first impression on resumes and during interviews
  • Strategies to connect with UMD alumni working within your intended career field

Don’t miss a great opportunity to learn more! This workshop will be held on Tuesday, February 03 from 12:00 p.m. to1:00 p.m. at the University Career Center & The President’s Promise (3100 Hornbake Library, South Wing).