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Ramadan Kareem

Muslim Students and Scholars’ Ramadan Iftars

Ramadan Mubarak to you and your families! May Allah SWT accept all our fasts and prayers, and may He forgive us of all our sins, Ameen!

The UMB Muslim Students and Scholars Association (MSSA) will be holding Iftars on campus EVERY TUESDAY AND THURSDAY throughout this holy month on the second floor of the SMC Campus Center at sunset (around 8:25 p.m.).

Please join the UMB community as we break our fasts together in sha’ Allah. Additionally, if you would like to donate toward an Iftar or would be willing to volunteer some time to help arrange one or more of these iftars, please email us at

Therwa HamzaBulletin Board, Education, Global & Community Engagement, People, University Life, USGAMay 30, 20170 comments
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HS/HSL Summer Hours

HS/HSL Summer Hours

Regular Summer Hours at the HS/HSL

Monday through Thursday – 6 a.m.* to 8 p.m.
Friday – 6 a.m.* to 6 p.m.
Saturday – 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Sunday – CLOSED

Exceptions to Regular Hours

Independence Day Holiday: Tuesday, July 4 – CLOSED

*Early morning study from 6 to 8 a.m., Monday through Friday, is open to those with a UMB or UMMC ID who enter through the Campus Center. Library services and classroom access begins at 8 a.m.

Check out our full hours information.

Everly Brown Education, Research, University LifeMay 30, 20170 comments
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Safe Space

Safe Space Train-the-Trainer Workshop

On July 8, from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. UMB will offer a Safe Space Train-the-Trainer workshop. In this workshop we will teach participants how to run their own Safe Space Training at UMB. The workshop will be held in SMC Campus Center, Room 351.

All participants must be previously Safe Space Trained at UMB. In the workshop we will be teaching LGBTQIA+ history, trans* specific education, facilitation tips, and an overview of current Safe Space practices. All interested individuals need to email Greg Brightbill.

Greg BrightbillBulletin Board, Education, People, University LifeJune 7, 20160 comments
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Craft Fair

Holiday Craft Fair

Join us for the 8th annual University of Maryland, Baltimore handmade and homemade Holiday Craft Fair!

Friday, Dec. 4
11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
SMC Campus Center

Take advantage of over three hours of shopping bliss while supporting your fellow UMB students, staff, faculty, and friends!

Check out some of these great holiday gifts: gourmets treats, headbands, homemade spa items, seasonal wreaths and ornaments, stained glass mosaics, handcrafted jewelry, quilted placements and centerpieces, ceramic pottery, photography, knitted apparel, greeting cards, candles, and more!

Holly BaierBulletin Board, For B'more, People, UMB News, University LifeNovember 19, 20152 comments
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Come Ride With Us!

Parking and Transportation Services and the UM shuttle committee want to get you on the bus!

Are you thinking about riding the UM shuttle? Want to make sure it’s a good fit? Take part in the UM shuttle focus groups on April 29!

Want to participate?

Registration is required.

Focus groups will be held at the Southern Management Corporation (SMC) Campus Center, Room 210B.


There will be two 55-minute sessions held at 11:30 a.m. and 12:45 p.m.
Lunch will be provided.

Clare BanksUMB News, University LifeMarch 31, 20140 comments
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Students learn from CulinArt

CulinArt Cooks

One of the many events offered by Campus Life Services (CLS) during Welcome Month was a cooking class organized by CLS in collaboration with CulinArt last week. It was a fun afternoon where students across disciplines participated in preparing quick, yummy meals.

The dish of the day was “Skinny Curried Chicken Salad.” A highly interactive session, the CulinArt Chef guided students with step-by-step instructions.


Sophie Chambers and Kim Woodard, School of Social Work students, curry some fun with CulinArt and Campus Life Services. Photos by Katie Wollman.

After a few secret tricks were imparted, the outcome was a luscious salad in lettuce wraps. Done in seven minutes exactly!

Here’s the recipe:

Skinny Curried Chicken Salad


½ cup low fat mayonnaise
½ cup nonfat plain Greek Yogurt
2 tablespoons curry powder
2-1/2 cups diced cooked chicken
2 celery stalks, chopped
2 green onions, chopped (white and green parts)
¼ cup dried cherries
Salt and pepper to taste


1. In a small bowl whisk together the yogurt, mayonnaise, and curry powder until creamy and well blended.
2. In a large bowl toss together the diced chicken, celery, green onions, and cherries.
3. Add the dressing to the chicken mixture and stir well.

Tip from the Chef:
To help the chicken absorb more of the curry flavor, refrigerate the salad overnight.

Story by Kamalika Saha

Clare BanksCollaboration, University LifeSeptember 3, 20130 comments
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