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October

Thursday, October 24

The Beyond Recovery Program1:30-2:30pm. The Beyond Recovery Program is a coaching program designed for individuals who consider themselves to be in recovery – from alcohol/drug/food or other compulsive addictions. For more information please contact [email protected]. The University of Massachusetts Wellness Center McCormack/1/613 617-287-5680

Coffee House of Praise – an Open Mic and an Open FloorSpeak a word, sing a word, or dance a word of faith. 4:00-6:00pm. Refreshments served, all welcome. Interfaith Chapel, McCormack Hall, third floor. Sponsored by the Protestant Campus Faith Ministry. RSVP to Rev. Adrienne Berry-Burton at (617) 287-5838 or [email protected].

Conflict Studies: The New Generation of Ideas, Conflict Studies Conference Various on-campus locations. This conference, held October 24-26, is sponsored by the Graduate Programs in Dispute Resolution at CPCS. For more information, please contact Amy Gay at 617-287-7415 or Kelly Ward Mason at 617-287-7421.

Friday, October 24William Joiner Center for the Study of War & Social Consequences 20th Anniversary Celebration, 6 – 8pm, John F. Kennedy Library, Columbia Point. Featuring Keynote Speaker Senator John F. Kerry. By invitation only. For more information, call 617-287-5850.

Saturday, October 26

Golden Key’s Annual Pine Street Inn Clothing DriveIn our efforts to help people stay warm during the winter months, Golden Key International Honour Society is organizing its annual clothing drive, which will be given to the Pine Street Inn. The drive begins October 26th and ends November 26th. Our box decorating party will be held on October 26th, during UMass’s Open House. Please contact Esther at [email protected] for more information.

University Open House9 am -1 pm, Science Building, Lipke Auditorium. Event exhibits and presentations will be held throughout Science and McCormack buildings. Learn about UMass Boston’s undergraduate, graduate and continuing education programs, ask questions about the university, get a tour, etc. For more information, call 617-287-6000.

Greenhouse Open House9 a.m. -1 p.m., Science Building, 4th floor, greenhouse. The Biology department greenhouses will be having a public open house. For more information, call 617-287-6580 or email [email protected].

Monday, October 28

Student Luncheon with Chancellor Gora, 12:30 – 1:30 p.m. If you wish to attend, please call Student Affairs at 617-287-5800. Reservations required.

Jesuit Volunteer CorpsWhere social justice meets faith in actions. A JVC representative will be available to provide information about the program, share experiences, and answer questions at 2:30pm in the Interfaith Chapel (third floor of McCormack Hall). Call 7-5839 for more information.

Hispanic Studies: A Talk with Carmen Oliveira2:30 – 3:45 p.m., Wheatley, 6th floor, room 047. Carmen Oliveira, Brazilian biographer of the American poet Elizabeth Bishop, will discuss her new book, Rare and Commonplace Flowers. For more information, call 617-287-6719 or email [email protected].

Folk on Film: A Skin too Few in the Days of Nick Drake9 p.m., Coolidge Corner Theatre, 290 Harvard Street, Brookline. A Folk Radio 20th anniversary celebration event, presented by WUMB 91.9 FM. Tickets are $10 for all seats. For more information, call 617-734-2500.

The Challenges of Being an Asian American Student12:30-1:30pm. A conversation hour to talk about challenges of being an Asian American student in a supportive environment. The UMass Wellness Center McCormack/1/613 617-287-5680.

Tuesday, October 29

Bessie Dendrinos, Jim Crawford, and Jim Cummins will speak on “U.S English Only and Racism: Rolling Back Democracy.” 7:00pm, Media Lab, Healey Library.

1-2:30pm, Workshop on credit card savvy, Project Credit Card Smarts 2002, a program sponsored by the Federal Trade Commission in cooperation with , Student Lounge, 4th floor, Wheatley Bldg.

Wednesday, October 30

2000 Census Coverage of Foreign-born Mexicans in Los Angeles County: Implications for Demographic AnalysisAn Economics Department seminar by Enrico Marcelli, assistant professor of economics, at 3-4:30pm on the fifth floor of Wheatley in Room 41.

Human Services Career Fair2-5 p.m., location TBA. This is an industry-specific event designed to bring together the top organizations in Human Services and the future leaders in the industry from UMass Boston.. For more information, call 617-287-5519 or e-mail [email protected].

ECOS seminar: Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbon Stress Responses in Arabidopsis thaliana, a Molecular Dissection”2:30-3:45, Science Building, Small Science Auditorium, 1st floor, room 006. Featuring Dr. Adan Colon-Carmona, Asst. Prof., Department of Biology, UMB.”

Thursday, October 31

Mass Media Halloween PartyCome to the second annual Halloween party sponsored by the Mass Media. Located at The Emerald Isle, 1501 Dorchester Avenue, near Fields Corner, starting at 8:00pm.

Banshee Halloween Party Costume Prizes, Bruins and Celtics Ticket Giveaways, Cash Prizes, starts 8:00pm, 934 Dorchester Avenue (617) 436-9747