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UMass Boston calendar 3/25-4/8

March 25 (Tuesday)
McCormack Graduate School RAP Session, 10:00 AM, Campus Center, 1st Floor Terrace
—–UMass Boston community members and prospective students are invited to “rap” with McCormack Graduate School students, faculty, and staff at the first annual display of our research, advocacy, and policy projects.
March 26 (Wednesday)
Bipartisanship and American Unity, 1:00 PM, JFK Library
—–Join a special conversation on the state of our national politics with former members of congress and presidential advisors including, among others, Olympia Snowe and Vicki Kennedy.
Zen Meditation, 8:30 AM, Interfaith Chapel, 3rd Floor McCormack, Ryan Lounge
—–Group meditation practice in the Zen tradition. No prior experience is necessary
In Our Own Voice, 5:00 PM, Campus Center, 2nd Floor, Conference Room 2540
—–Two representatives from the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) who are in the recovery stage of their treatment for mental illness will visit UMass Boston. They will speak about their own personal journey and experience of being diagnosed with a mental illness and their path to recovery.
March 27 (Thursday)
UMass Boston Film Series: And Who Taught You to Drive? 7:00 PM, UMass Boston Campus Center, 3rd Floor Ballroom
—–Director Andrea Thiele will take part in a Q&A following a free screening of her film about driving lessons that soon become lessons of life.
Career Expo, 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM, Clark Athletic Center
—–Full-time and Part-time jobs & Internships
Softball, 3:00 PM, Clark Center
UMass Boston vs. Bridgewater State University
Softball, 5:00 PM, Clark Center
UMass Boston vs. Bridgewater State University
March 28 (Firday)
Society of Physics Students, 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM, Science, Floor 3, Room 126
—–Questions and Answers. Anything you wanted to know about physics graduates, he’ll try to answer.
March 29 (Saturday)
Men’s Tennis, 1:00 PM, Clark Center
UMass Boston vs. University of Southern Maine
March 31 (Monday)
Spying: From Eisenhower to Obama, 7:30 PM, JFK Library
—–Andrew Bacevich, author and professor at Boston University;Stephen Kinzer, author of The Brothers: John Foster Dulles, Allen Dulles and their Secret World War; and Evan Thomas, author and professor of Journalism at Princeton University, discuss American intelligence gathering and international surveillance policies over the last half century through the current NSA crisis.
Circle Time Meditation, 11:30 AM, Interfaith Chapel, McCormack 3rd Floor, Room 713
—–Drop in meditation group, Mondays at 11:30 a.m. Rev. Adrienne Berry-Burton will lead participants in a session of deep breathing and gentle stretching with a background of soft instrumental music.
Introduction to Mindfulness, 2:00 PM, Campus Center Room 1110
—–Learn how mindfulness can help you to slow down, respond more effectively, and see situations more clearly. Learn some simple ways to integrate mindfulness into your daily life.
Hydraulic Fracturing: Understanding the Intersection of Water and Energy, 5:30 PM, McCormack Hall, 3rd floor, Ryan Lounge
—–Hydraulic fracturing, known to some as “fracking” has become a controversial topic both domestically and abroad. While this advanced method of extracting fuels has dramatically reduced the price of gas in many areas of the world, it is at the forefront of environmental controversy.
April 1 (Tuesday)
Summer/Fall 2014 Registration Begins
Asian American Career Development Workshop Series: The Hidden Job Market, 3:45 PM, McCormack Hall, 3rd Floor, Ryan Lounge
—–A five-part workshop series designed to empower Asian American students as they work towards their career goals.
Softball, 3:00 PM, Clark Center
UMass Boston vs. Wheaton College
Baseball, 3:00 PM, Clark Center
UMass Boston vs. Eastern Nazarene College
Softball, 5:00 PM, Clark Center
UMass Boston vs. Wheaton College
April 2 (Wednesday)
Zen Meditation, 8:30 AM, Interfaith Chapel, 3rd Floor, McCormack Hall, Ryan Lounge
—–Group meditation practice in the Zen tradition. No prior experience is necessary
Teaching Globally, 2:00 PM, Healey Library, LL Presentation 2
—–A four-member faculty panel with experience teaching in multiple countries will reflect on what international experience has to teach us about pedagogy, and ourselves as educators.
Softball, 3:00 PM, Clark Center
UMass Boston vs. Suffolk University
Softball, 5:00 PM, Clark Center
UMass Boston vs. Suffolk University
Baseball, 6:00 PM, Clark Center
UMass Boston vs. Western New England University
April 5 (Saturday)
Men’s Lacrosse, 1:00 PM, Clark Center
UMass Boston vs. Eastern Connecticut State University
April 7 (Monday)
Beat Your Sugar Cravings, 12:00 PM, Campus Center, 2nd Floor, Room 2545
—–Are you constantly craving sweets and want to understand why? UHS Health Education & Wellness welcomes Board Certified Holistic Health Counselor Irene Drabkin CHHC, AADP for an interactive educational workshop on how to address carbohydrate cravings and develop healthier eating habits.
April 8 (Tuesday)
Brave Enough to Be Us, 12:00 PM, Campus Center, 2nd Floor, Room 2540
—–Sikh Couples Living in a Post-9/11 World, A talk by Kiran S. K. Arora.