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Saturday, April 28, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Location: 
University of Maryland

Celebrate 20 years of Maryland Day all over our beautiful campus! Come explore our world of Fearless Ideas and see all that we do for our community, the state and the world! Many of the SPH's Maryland Day activities will be taking place on Sports & Rec Row, located near and within the School of Public Health building. Other activities will take place at the Terp Town Center on McKeldin Mall. Join the festivities and take part in one of many interactive exhibits by the School of Public Health and our community partners. The University of Maryland's schools and colleges will throw open their doors for the day with 400 events for the whole family, and here's what the SPH will be doing.

Come Fly With Gymkana

Time: 10am - 12pm
Location: School of Public Health,
Sports & Rec Row
Take flight in the home of the student troupe showcasing gymnastics and acrobatics: Participate in an obstacle course including the trampoline, spring floor, bars and other equipment that Gymkana members use to create their magical performances.

Come On Down, Health is Right

Time: All Day
Location: McKeldin Mall, Terp Town
Join the School of Public Health to play Plinko, Flip Flop and other games adapted from “The Price Is Right” to learn more about your health. Everyone is a winner.

Gymnastics Exhibition

Time: 1pm - 1:30pm
Location: LaPlata Beach, Sports & Rec Row
The student-athletes in the Gymkana troupe put on a high-flying show full of gymnastics and acrobatics while demonstrating the importance and benefits of a healthy drug-, alcohol- and tobacco-free lifestyle.

Adult Oral Cancer Screenings 

Time: 10am - 2:30pm
Location: Univ. Health Center, Terp Town
Doctors from the University of Maryland School of Dentistry provide comprehensive oral cancer exams.

Human-Robot Interactions and Public Health 

Time: All Day
Location: Ground Floor, School of Public Health, Sports & Rec Row
Come and interact with a humanoid robot Baxter, play with human-machine interfaces that will challenge you, and have fun while learning how research affects our knowledge of public health!

One-Stop Health Fair

Time: All Day
Location: LaPlata Beach, Sports & Rec Row
Join SPH and its community partners including U.S. Commissioned Corps and the University of Maryland School of Pharmacy at Shady Grove for free health screenings, health information and fun activities.

From Farm to Table

Time: All Day
Location: LaPlata Beach, Sports & Rec Row
What do you know about the water that is used to grow your food? Come interact with CONSERVE: A Center of Excellence at the Nexus of Sustainable Water Reuse, Food, and Health to make samples of dirty water and then use filtration systems to filter water using simple techniques.

Ancestry by the Numbers

Time: All Day
Location: LaPlata Beach, Sports & Rec Row
Engage in activities that help determine where, when, how, and why disease happens.

Navigating the Health Insurance Market

Time: All Day
Location: LaPlata Beach, Sports & Rec Row
Choosing the right health insurance option can sometimes be overwhelming and confusing. By referencing famous Disney characters, come join our Health Policy team and see just how easy this can be!

Healthy Tables, Healthy Families

Time: All Day
Location: LaPlata Beach, Sports & Rec Row
An on site art gallery that will include activities for families to plan and explore healthy meals together.

Could The School of Public Health Be For You?

Time: All Day
Location: McKeldin Mall, Terp Town
An education in public health can lead to a wide range of career options including health promotion, social work, physical therapy and medical school. Stop by to learn about the school's departments and areas of study!

Physical Activity Challenge

Time: All Day
Location: LaPlata Beach, Sports & Rec Row
Join the SPH and challenge your family and friends to a variety of physical activities. Find out who has the highest jump, or the strongest arm. Give yourself bragging rights for the next year. Come have fun and get active!

Public Health Without Borders

Time: All Day
Location: LaPlata Beach, Sports & Rec Row
Learn about a globally-minded group of students that are working to address health needs in partnering communities across the world. 

 

 

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Event Type: 
Alumni Events, Community Events, Student Events, UMD Events
Maryland Day 2018