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Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon, Nov. 7, 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM

On Nov. 7,  health professionals, students, and librarians from all over the country will join forces for an all-day edit-a-thon. Participants will edit Wikipedia articles on women’s health topics and improve citations using trusted National Library of Medicine (NLM) resources. The … Continue reading

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Wikipedia Edit-a-thon Training Oct. 10, 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM

Prior to the Nov. 7 Edit-a-thon, the HS/HSL will provide a Wikipedia training to help users learn how to create a Wikipedia account, make edits, and use NLM resources to improve the world’s largest encyclopedia. The training will take place on Oct. … Continue reading

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Oct. 5, Exhibit Luncheon and Lecture: “The ‘Spanish Flu’ of 1918, What’s Past is Prologue

          Join us for a luncheon and lecture with Dr. Philip A Mackowiak. Dr. Philip A. Mackowiak, ’70, emeritus professor of medicine and Carolyn Frenkil and Selvin Passen History of Medicine Scholar-in-Residence will present, The ‘Spanish … Continue reading

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Meet the Makers: Dr. Luana Colloca

Join us for Meet the Makers, our speaker series focusing on emerging technologies in the life sciences. Dr. Luana Colloca, UMSOM and UMSON, will present on the neurobiology of placebo effects and virtual reality with an emphasis on relevant discoveries, new insights and developments. Continue reading

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Get Your Flu Shot at the HS/HSL, Oct. 4, 10-2

                    Help protect yourselves, your families, friends, and colleagues! Flu shots available to UMB campus employees and students in the 1st Floor Tower of the Library (entrance to the left of … Continue reading

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Outbreak: Epidemics in a Connected World, Opening Reception, 9/13, 10:30am

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Great to See You All at Fall Fest 2018!

It was great to see all of the UMB community out at Fall Fest 2018 today.  We met so many students, staff, faculty and many others at our table.  Please come by the HS/HSL and see what a great place … Continue reading

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Upcoming Events for OUTBREAK: Epidemics in a Connected World

                            Upcoming Events for Outbreak: Epidemics in a Connected World Thursday, September 13, 10:30 a.m.  Exhibit Opening, Press Conference, located in the HS/HSL’s Weise Gallery on the first floor.  … Continue reading

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Kathy Strauss’ “Natura naturans” Exhibit Opening Reception, July 11

Discover the beauty of Kathy Strauss’ “Natura naturans” exhibit on display at the Health Sciences and Human Services Library from July 2 to August 17. An opening reception will kick off the exhibit on July 11 from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. in the Weise Gallery on the first floor of the HS/HSL. Please RSVP no later than Tuesday, July 10 to events@hshsl.umaryland.edu. Continue reading

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Fruit Ninja VR Study Break Contest – Game On!

Take a break from reality and slice up some virtual fruit salad! The Health Sciences and Human Services Library’s (HS/HSL) Innovation Space is hosting a Fruit Ninja VR study break from May 7-16. Continue reading

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