November 25, 2013 at 12:40 pm EDT | by Steve Charing
World AIDS Day events planned
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Some quilt panels will be on display during World AIDS Day. (Washington Blade file photo by Michael Key)

The University of Maryland, Baltimore, began World AIDS Day month programming on Nov. 18 and will officially observe World AIDS Day on Monday, Dec. 2. The JACQUES Initiative of the Institute of Human Virology at the University of Maryland School of Medicine, University of Maryland School of Pharmacy, Student Section of the Maryland Public Health Association, and the Office of Interprofessional Student Learning and Service Initiatives (ISLSI) are collaborating to bring interactive World AIDS Day events and activities to the entire campus community.

On Dec. 2: Resource & Involvement Fair – 12-3:30 p.m., SMC Campus Center, 1st Floor; Living Ribbon – 12:30 p.m., SON Lawn; Revealing of the AIDS Quilt – 1 p.m., SMC Campus Center, 1st Floor; Facing AIDS Photo Campaign – 1-3:30 p.m., SMC Campus Center, 1st Floor; and Free HIV Testing & Linkage to Care Services – 1:30-3:30 p.m.,  SMC Campus Center, 2nd floor – confidential and no blood required and same day results.

For further information about World AIDS Day month, visit

1 Comment
  • It’s the 1980’s all over again, gay men are once again having unprotected sex and STD’s are on the rise, WHY? Have we gone back to those days of, don’t spoil my fun. It’s time to GROW-UP, Peter Pan you actions do have consequences as you whistle by the grave yard of those of those who have died in the past, but they didn’t know, but you do!

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