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Courtesy of the Office of UniversityCommunications & External Relations.

Thursday 9

Bernard A. Stotsky Lecture Series2:30 – 4 p.m., Administration, 3rd floor, Chancellor’s Conference room. James Carroll, Author and Lecturer, will talk on “The New Urgency of Religious Reform: Learning from the Church and the Jews.” The Bernard A. Stotsky Lecture Series was established to honor George and Bess Stotsky who were instrumental in bringing over 200 people out of Europe before the Holocaust. For more information, call 617-287-5550 or e-mail [email protected].

2002 Gubernatorial Candidates Forum6 – 8 p.m., Science Building, 2nd floor, Lipke Auditorium. UMass Boston and its McCormack Institute and Center for Women in Politics and Public Policy are sponsoring the first of the season Gubernatorial Candidates Forum on Issues of Concern to Women. The non-partisan forum will be broadcast live throughout the Commonwealth. Sarah-Ann Shaw will serve as moderator with Honorary Co-Chairs, Polly Logan, Mass. Republican Party, and Phil Johnston, Mass Democratic Party. For more information, visit the Gubernatorial Information page, call 617-287-5541 or e-mail [email protected].

Friday 10

Biology Department Seminar: Killer Ig-like Receptors of Old World Monkeys 2:30 – 3:30 p.m., Science Building, 2nd floor, room 6. Featuring Professor Karen Hershberger, Harvard University. For more information, call 617-287-6600 or e-mail [email protected].

5th Annual McNair Symposium2:30 – 5:30 p.m., Healey Library, Lower Level, Media Auditorium. Graduates of the McNair Program will present their research findings. For more information, call 617-287-5780.

Unity Awards Banquet617-287- 10 p.m., McCormack, 3rd floor, Ryan Lounge. Presented by the Black Student Center, in association with The Asian Center, Casa Latina, and The Haitian Student Society. Please join us as we recognize students, staff and faculty who have made outstanding contributions to the student body. This event is a semi-formal affair, featuring a live jazz band, dragon dancers, poetry, and Latin singers. You must RSVP to the Black Student Center by May 3rd if you plan on attending. For more information, call 617-287-7982 or e-mail [email protected].

University Chamber Orchestra7:30 – 9:30 p.m., Marsh Chapel, Boston University, 735 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston. Beethoven Piano Concerto in D, Linnea Bardarson, piano, other works by Benda, Elgar, Reilly. Jon Ceander Mitchell, conductor, Jeffrey Bell-Hanson, guest conductor. Suggested donation: students $5 and seniors $3. For more information, call 617-287-6980.

Saturday 11

22nd Annual Conference on New England Archaeology: MaterializingAnthropology, in Memory of Barbara Luedtke9:30 am – 12:00 pm, UMB Snowden Auditorium, presentations 12:00 – 1:00 pm, lunch (advance purchase)1:30 – 4:00 pm, Thompson Island archaeology tours Co-Sponsored by UMB Department of Anthropology. Pre-registration (includes newsletter),$12; on-site registration, $10. For more information, contact [email protected] or call 617-287-6854.

University Jazz Band Concert and Reception 7:30 – 9 p.m., Wheatley, 1st floor, Snowden Auditorium, room 088. Suggested donation: students $5 and seniors $3. For more information, call 617-287-6980.

Tuesday 14

Finding and Interviewing Job Candidates with Disabilities8:30 – 11:30 a.m., MIT Stratton Student Center, 84 Massachusetts Ave., 3rd Floor, Private Dining Rooms 1&2, Cambridge, MA. Could your workplace be more welcoming to people with disabilities? Do your recruitment efforts reach all potential applicants, including those with disabilities? Employment and disability experts will dispel myths about people with disabilities and share common-sense approaches on handling the interview process, including techniques for outreach, recruitment, and etiquette. Sponsored by the Cambridge Commission for Persons with Disabilities and WorkTech Solutions. WorkTech Solutions is a project of the Institute for Community Inclusion at UMass Boston. Pre-registration is required. For more information, call 61617-287-355-5371 or e-mail [email protected].

Wednesday 15

Art/Talks – Ken Hruby : Minefields of Memory1 – 2 p.m., McCormack, 1st floor, Harbor Art Gallery. After 21 years in the Army Infantry, including command and staff positions in Vietnam and Korea, Ken Hruby came home to study sculpture at the Boston Museum School where he graduated in 1988 with the prestigious Traveling Scholars Award. His sculpture, shown widely in New England, draws on his experience as observer and participant to explore the relationship between soldier and society. Hruby’s presentation will be the final one in this series co- sponsored by Arts on the Point, the UMB Art Faculty and the Harbor Gallery. For more information, call 617-287-5347 or e-mail [email protected].

Thursday 16

Voice Division Recital, 7- 9 p.m., Wheatley, 1st floor, Snowden Auditorium, room 088. Featuring vocal students of Professors Marilyn Bulli, Suzanne Ehly, David Giessow. For more information, call 617-287-6980.

Party! The Blarney Stone, 8:00pm, 1505 Dorchester Ave. (617) 436-8223 Sponsored by The Mass Media!

Friday 17

Dance Theatre Workshop: Dance Concert8 – 11 p.m., McCormack, 2nd floor, theatre. Featuring a public performance of Dance Theatre Workshop’s semester-long choreography with original work choreographed by faculty and students. Also running May 18. For more information, call 617-287-5645 or e-mail [email protected].

Saturday 18

Dance Theatre Workshop: Dance Concert8 – 11 p.m., McCormack, 2nd floor, theatre. Featuring a public performance of Dance Theatre Workshop’s semester-long choreography with original work choreographed by faculty and students. Also running May 17. For more information, call 617-287-5645 or e-mail [email protected].

Tuesday 21

Supervising Employees with Disabilities: Productive Management Strategies and Tools for All Staff8:30 – 11:30 a.m., MIT Stratton Student Center, 84 Massachusetts Ave., 3rd Floor, Private Dining Rooms 1&2, Cambridge, MA. Disability and employment experts will present effective, everyday supervision and management strategies that increase productivity for all staff, including employees with disabilities. Learn new ways to: help your employees improve their skills, treat employees with diverse needs fairly and without preferential treatment, work constructively with staff to address performance concerns, and understand the range of job accommodations available to assist your staff. Sponsored by the Cambridge Commission for Persons with Disabilities and WorkTech Solutions. WorkTech Solutions is a project of the Institute for Community Inclusion at UMass Boston. Pre-registration is required. For more information, call 61617-287-355-5371 or e-mail [email protected].

Friday 24

Today is the last date Financial Aid Services can certify a Federal Stafford Loan for the 2001-2002 academic year. For more information, call 617-287-6300.

After Finals Bash8 p.m. – 12 a.m., Wheatley, 3rd floor, Wheatley Cafeteria. Presented by the Black Student Union. Come join us as we party the night away to release the stress of this academic year and the anxiety of finals. Featuring Blak-X-Clusive sound system from New York City, and a fun and promising date auction (dinner and a movie goes to the highest bidders). Tickets are $6.00 for students w/UMB ID, and $8.00 for students without UMB ID. For more information, call 617-287-7982 or e-mail [email protected].

Monday 27

Memorial Day holiday.

Tuesday 28

12th Annual McNair Program Graduation Ceremony/Dinner6 – 10 p.m., JFK Library, Smith Hall. In recognition of our graduating McNair Fellows. For more information, call 617-287-5780.