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October

Tuesday 1

Engineering 103 Competitions8:30 – 9:45 a.m., McCormack, 3rd floor, Ryan Lounge. Students will compete with original methods of digital data communication that are accurate and fast. For more information, call 617-287-6435 or email [email protected].

ITC Professional Development Course: Using the Outlook Calendar10 a.m. -noon, Healey, lower level, Instructional Technology Center. To register for this course (MSO-02), call 617-287-3990 or email [email protected].

ITC Professional Development Course: Introduction to Fireworks1 – 3 p.m., Healey, lower level, Instructional Technology Center. To register for this course (WEB-10), call 617-287-3990 or email [email protected].

Public Speaking Workshop for Students3 – 5 p.m., McCormack, 5th floor, room 211. All students are invited to join the members of Delta Sigma Pi and the Accounting & Finance Academy for an informal workshop that will help you develop public speaking skills which are necessary for academic and career success. For more information, call 617-448-4505 or email [email protected].

Labor Studies Student Welcome5:30 – 6:45 p.m., Wheatley, 4th floor, Student Lounge. This is an opportunity for students in the Labor Studies Program to meet each other and talk about their interests. It is also a way for anyone looking at Labor Studies as a major to get a chance to find out more. Staff members will be there to answer questions. For more information, call 617-287-7426 or email [email protected]. This is a student event.

College of Management Senior Executive Forum 6-7:30 p.m., Administration, 3rd floor, Chancellor’s Conference Room. Featuring Pamela Reeve, CEO, Lightbridge, Inc. For more information, call 617-287-7734.

Wednesday 2

ITC Professional Development Course: Restoring Damaged Photographs in Photoshop10 a.m. -noon, Healey, lower level, Instructional Technology Center. To register for this course (APS-02), call 617-287-3990 or email [email protected].

ECOS seminar: “Life in Marine Sediments: Probing the Limits of Earth’s Deep Biosphere”2:30-3:45, Science Building, Small Science Auditorium, 1st floor, room 006. Featuring Dr. David C. Smith, Asst. Professor, Graduate School of Oceanography, University of Rhode Island.

TICS (Talks in Cognitive Science) Meeting: Attention to Visual Surfaces2:30 – 4 p.m., McCormack, room 409. Featuring Erik Blaser, Psychology, UMass Boston. Which subject of scientific investigation could be more fascinating and challenging than the human brain? Join us for a meeting, as well as a post-meeting informal exchange of ideas with refreshments.

Asian Center Open House: Introduction of Clubs and Center4:30 -7 p.m. Wheatley, 3rd floor, Cafeteria. The Asian Center is open to all students. You can hang out, relax, have fun, and make new friends all here! For more information, call 617-287-7984 or email [email protected].

Beacons Athletics: Volleyball6 p.m., Clark Athletic Center, vs. Plymouth State College. For more information, call UMB Athletics at 617-287-7801.

UMass Boston Chamber Orchestra Rehearsal5-7:30, Wheatley Hall, Snowden Auditorium. Open to all members of the UMass Boston community. For more information, please call Jon C. Mitchell, conductor, 617-287-6981.

Thursday 3

Engineering 103 Competitions8:30 – 9:45 a.m., McCormack, 3rd floor, Ryan Lounge. Second day of competition on methods of digital data communication. For more information, call 617-287-6435 or email [email protected]

Athletics Activities for Faculty & Staff: Aqua Aerobics5:30 -6:30 p.m., Clark Pool. Feel free to bring a fellow co-worker. We also offer open time in table tennis, racquetball and badminton. Call Rick in the intramural/Recreation Office for more details, at 617-287-7830.

Friday 4

ECOS Dissertation Defense10 a.m., Healey Library, 8th floor, Provost’s Conference room. Vandana Rao’s dissertation will defend “Treat(y) Our Rivers – A Cooperative International River Basin Management Effort Incorporating ECOSystemic and Economic Parameters.”

Biology Department Seminar2:30 – 3:30 p.m., Science Building, 1st floor, room 006 (Small Science Auditorium). Featuring PhD candidate Wenyu Lin, UMass Boston, Biology Dept: “The phylogeny of natural killer-like cells.” and Stephanie Wood, UMass Boston, Biology Dept, title: TBA. For more information, call 617-287-6600 or email [email protected].

Dissertation Defense for Jennifer Higgins: “Analysis of Gambling as a Programmatic Option in Senior Centers”Wheatley, 3rd floor, room 99. Jennifer Higgins, a doctoral candidate in the Gerontology Graduate Program, will defend her dissertation. Staff, faculty, students, as well as the public are invited to attend. For more information, call 617-287-7300 or email [email protected].

Saturday 5

Beacons Athletics: Men’s Soccer1 p.m., soccer field, vs. Rhode Island College. For more information, call UMB Athletics at 617-287-7801.

Sunday 6

WUMB 91.9 FM Commonwealth Journal7:00 p.m. Listen to interviews with scholars, writers, and public officials, examining current issues of interest to the people of Massachusetts. For more information, call 617-287-6900.

Monday 7

Swiss ball Clinic at the Beacon Fitness CenterThis clinic will explain the point behind the Swiss Ball and show members how to design a strength-training program on a Swiss ball. Progression of some exercises will be shown. Runs through October 11. For more information, call 617-287-6789.

Athletics Activities for Faculty & Staff: Aqua Aerobics5:30 -6:30 p.m., Clark Pool. Feel free to bring a fellow co-worker. We also offer open time in table tennis, racquetball and badminton. Call Rick in the intramural/Recreation Office for more details, at 617-287-7830.

Tuesday 8

How to Fit it All In: Time Management for Employment Staff9 a.m. -4 p.m., UMB’s Institute for Community Inclusion, 20 Park Plaza, Boston. Community employment staff are typically responsible for a wide variety of tasks, and there never seems to be enough time. This workshop will teach different methods for managing time, organizing the workweek, prioritizing tasks and fitting in all that must get done. Bring any time management tool (day planner, palm pilot, etc.) you currently use. Registration is required three weeks in advance ($75). ICI provides letters of attendance for CEU or CRC credit. For more information, call 617-287-4337 or email [email protected].

Gastón Institute Fall 2002 Speakers Series: “Workforce Development and Disadvantaged Workers”1:00-2:30 p.m., Healey Library, 11th Floor, Faculty Staff Lounge. Featuring Ramón Borges-Méndez, Ph.D. Ramón Borges-Méndez, Ph.D., teaches courses on political institutions, methodology, and other public policy issues at UMass Boston’s Ph.D. Program in Public Policy. His recent research has focused on the implementation of regional workforce development strategies and the contributions of community-based organizations. Lunch is provided without charge for those who make reservations in advance. Please call or fax your reservation by October 4. For more information, call 617-287-5790, fax: 617-287-5788, or visit http://www.gaston.umb.edu.

ITC Professional Development Course: Managing your Outlook Mailbox10 a.m. -noon, Healey, lower level, Instructional Technology Center. To register for this course (MSO-02), call 617-287-3990 or email [email protected].

Beacons Athletics: Women’s Soccer3:30 p.m., soccer field, vs. Lesley College. For more information, call UMB Athletics at 617-287-7801.

Wednesday 9

ITC Professional Development Course: No Static: Creating a Dynamic E-Learning Space in Prometheus Part I9 a.m. -12:30 p.m., Healey, lower level, Instructional Technology Center. To register for this course (OCW-05A), call 617-287-3990 or email [email protected].

University Health Services Open House and Health Fair11 a.m. -3 p.m., McCormack, 1st floor hallways. Please join us for information, refreshments, health screenings and demonstrations. Learn more about the programs and services available to all UMass Boston students from University Health Services. For more information, call 617-287-5680.

Grand Opening of the University Health Services Health and Wellness Center11 a.m. -3 p.m., McCormack, 1st floor, room 613. Please help us celebrate the Grand Opening of the University Health Services Health and Wellness Center. Refreshments and a tour will be available. For more information please visit us on the web at: http://www.umbwellness.org/UHS%20Wellness%20Center.htm or call 617-287-5680.

Graduate Studies Distinguished Lecture: “In the Grips of Emotion: The Role of Thinking in our Emotional Lives.” 2:30 – 4 p.m., Chancellor’s Conference Room. Featuring Robert Swartz, Professor of Philosophy. Refreshments will be served.

Undergraduate Student Senate Meeting2:30 – 4:30 p.m., Wheatley, 4th floor, Student Lounge. For more information, call 617-287-7942.

ECOS seminar: “The Spatial and Temporal Variability of Ground Water Recharge”2:30-3:45, Science Building, Small Science Auditorium, 1st floor, room 006. Featuring Dr. Weston Dripps, Asst. Professor, Department of Earth and Geographic Sciences, UMB.

UMass Boston Chamber Orchestra Rehearsal5-7:30, Wheatley Hall, Snowden Auditorium. Open to all members of the UMass Boston community. For more information, please call Jon C. Mitchell, conductor, 617-287-6981.

Thursday 10

ITC Professional Development Course: Advanced Document Formatting in Word10 a.m. -noon, Healey, lower level, Instructional Technology Center. To register for this course (MSW-03), call 617-287-3990 or email [email protected].

Athletics Activities for Faculty & Staff: Aqua Aerobics5:30 -6:30 p.m., Clark Pool. Feel free to bring a fellow co-worker. We also offer open time in table tennis, racquetball and badminton. Call Rick in the intramural/Recreation Office for more details, at 617-287-7830.

Friday 11

Beacons Athletics: Women’s Tennis vs. LEC @ UMass BostonTime TBA, tennis courts. For more information, call UMB Athletics at 617-287-7801.

Saturday 12

Beacons Athletics: Women’s Soccer1 p.m., soccer field, vs. University of Southern Maine. For more information, call UMB Athletics at 617-287-7801.

Beacons Athletics: Women’s Tennis vs. LEC @ UMass BostonTime TBA, tennis courts. For more information, call UMB Athletics at 617-287-7801.

Sunday 13

WUMB 91.9 FM Commonwealth Journal7:00 p.m. Listen to interviews with scholars, writers, and public officials, examining current issues of interest to the people of Massachusetts. For more information, call 617-287-6900.

Monday 14

Athletics Activities for Faculty & Staff: Aqua Aerobics5:30 -6:30 p.m., Clark Pool. Feel free to bring a fellow co-worker. We also offer open time in table tennis, racquetball and badminton. Call Rick in the intramural/Recreation Office for more details, at 617-287-7830.

Tuesday 15

ECOS Dissertation Defense1 -3 p.m., Healey Library, 8th floor, Provost’s Conference room. Ruey-Jing J. Tang will defend “Effects of Antifouling Paints on Bacterial Biofilm Development.”

Beacons Athletics: Women’s Tennis3 p.m., tennis courts, vs. Simmons College. For more information, call UMB Athletics at 617-287-7801.

Beacons Athletics: Men’s Soccer3:30 p.m., soccer field, vs. Albertus Magnus College. For more information, call UMB Athletics at 617-287-7801.

Beacons Athletics: Volleyball6 p.m., Clark Athletic Center, vs. Salem State College. For more information, call UMB Athletics at 617-287-7801.

Wednesday 16

ECOS seminar: “Environmental Studies using North Carolina’s ECONet”2:30-3:45, Science Building, Small Science Auditorium, 1st floor, room 006. Featuring Dr. Sethu Raman, Prof. North Carolina State University and Director, State Climate Offices of North Carolina.

Beacons Athletics: Men’s Soccer3:30 p.m., soccer field, vs. Suffolk University. For more information, call UMB Athletics at 617-287-7801.

UMass Boston Chamber Orchestra Rehearsal5-7:30, Wheatley Hall, Snowden Auditorium. Open to all members of the UMass Boston community. For more information, please call Jon C. Mitchell, conductor, 617-287-6981.

Thursday 17

ITC Professional Development Course: Technology-Enhanced Classroom Teaching: Prometheus1 -3 p.m. Healey, lower level, Instructional Technology Center. To register for this course (ICW-01A), call 617-287-3990 or email [email protected].

Theatre Production: Don Nigro’s Cinderella WaltzDirected by John J. Conlon, PhD. Runs through October 26. For more information, email [email protected] or call 617-287-5645.

Beacons Athletics: Women’s Tennis3 p.m., tennis courts, vs. Pine Manor College. For more information, call UMB Athletics at 617-287-7801.

Athletics Activities for Faculty & Staff: Aqua Aerobics5:30 -6:30 p.m., Clark Pool. Feel free to bring a fellow co-worker. We also offer open time in table tennis, racquetball and badminton. Call Rick in the intramural/Recreation Office for more details, at 617-287-7830.

Saturday 19

Beacons Athletics: Women’s Soccer1 p.m., soccer field, vs. Eastern Connecticut State University. For more information, call UMB Athletics at 617-287-7801.

New PeopleSoft Admissions Web Application goes LiveThe web application for the People Soft admissions module will be available for prospective students to use. For more information, call 617-287-6106 or email [email protected].

Sunday 20

WUMB 91.9 FM Commonwealth Journal7:00 p.m. Listen to interviews with scholars, writers, and public officials, examining current issues of interest to the people of Massachusetts. For more information, call 617-287-6900.

Monday 21

ITC Professional Development Course: No Static: Creating a Dynamic E-Learning Space in Prometheus Part II1 – 4:30 p.m., Healey, lower level, Instructional Technology Center. To register for this course (OCW-06B), call 617-287-3990 or email [email protected].

Athletics Activities for Faculty & Staff: Aqua Aerobics5:30 -6:30 p.m., Clark Pool. Feel free to bring a fellow co-worker. We also offer open time in table tennis, racquetball and badminton. Call Rick in the intramural/Recreation Office for more details, at 617-287-7830.

Tuesday 22

ITC Professional Development Course: Prometheus Camp1 – 2 p.m., Healey, lower level, Instructional Technology Center. To register for this course (IFS-10A), call 617-287-3990 or email [email protected].

ITC Professional Development Course: Getting Started in Digital Photography1 -2 p.m., Healey, lower level, Instructional Technology Center. To register for this course (MSP-01), call 617-287-3990 or email [email protected].

Beacons Athletics: Men’s Soccer3:30 p.m., soccer field, vs. UMass Dartmouth. For more information, call UMB Athletics at 617-287-7801.

Wednesday 23

ITC Professional Development Course: No Static: Creating a Dynamic E-Learning Space in Prometheus Part I9 a.m. -12:30 p.m., Healey, lower level, Instructional Technology Center. To register for this course (OCW-05C), call 617-287-3990 or email [email protected].

ITC Professional Development Course: Introduction to Powerpoint1 -3 p.m., Healey, lower level, Instructional Technology Center. To register for this course (MSP-01), call 617-287-3990 or email [email protected].<</p>

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CPCS Memorial for James Williams2:30 p.m., CPCS plaza. Friends and associates are invited to participate and remember James and his contributions to the University, and celebrate his life. James Williams graduated from CPCS with a BA in Human Services and, at the time of his death, was enrolled in a Masters Program in the UMB Graduate College of Education. He has been employed by the University since 1991, most recently serving as Coordinator of Advising at CPCS. For more information contact Suzanne Allmendinger at 617-287-7124

Undergraduate Student Senate Meeting2:30 – 4:30 p.m., Wheatley, 4th floor, Student Lounge. For more information, call 617-287-7942.

ECOS seminar: “Patterns in Seismic Activity along the Northern Mid-Atlantic Ridge (15-35N) Recorded by an Autonomous Hydrophone Array”2:30-3:45, Science Building, Small Science Auditorium, 1st floor, room 006. Featuring Dr. Deborah K. Smith Senior Scientist, Geology and Geophysics, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute.

UMass Boston Chamber Orchestra Rehearsal5-7:30, Wheatley Hall, Snowden Auditorium. Open to all members of the UMass Boston community. For more information, please call Jon C. Mitchell, conductor, 617-287-6981.

Thursday 24

Speak A Word or Sing a Word, or Dance a Word of Faith4 -6 p.m., McCormack, 3rd floor, Interfaith Chapel. This coffee house event gives community members an opportunity to present their faith in poetry or another artistic form. Participants should call Rev. Adrienne by Monday, October 21, with the title of their piece and the type of artistic expression to be presented. For more information, call 617-287-5838 or email [email protected].

ITC Professional Development Course: Universal Design Concepts10 -11 a.m., Healey, lower level, Instructional Technology Center. To register for this course (IFS-12), call 617-287-3990 or email [email protected].

Athletics Activities for Faculty & Staff: Aqua Aerobics5:30 -6:30 p.m., Clark Pool. Feel free to bring a fellow co-worker. We also offer open time in table tennis, racquetball and badminton. Call Rick in the intramural/Recreation Office for more details, at 617-287-7830.

College of Management Senior Executive Forum 6-7:30 p.m., Administration, 3rd floor, Chancellor’s Conference Room. John Hamill, Chairman & CEO, Sovereign Bank New England Division. For more information, call 617-287-7734.

Beacons Athletics: Volleyball6 p.m., Clark Athletic Center, vs. Emmanuel College. For more information, call UMB Athletics at 617-287-7801.

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. Features of this year’s conference include Keynote Address by Robert Mnookin of Harvard Law School, a Career Expo, skill-building workshops, and panel discussions chaired by prominent scholars in the field. For more information, please contact Amy Gay at 617-287-7415 or Kelly Ward Mason at 617-287-7421.

Saturday 26

University Open House9 a.m. -1 p.m., 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. To register on-line, visit: http://www.umb.edu/openhouse/register.html

Greenhouse Open House9 a.m. -1 p.m., Science Building, 4th floor, greenhouse. The Biology department greenhouses will be having a public open house. The greenhouse which is normally closed on weekends welcomes all visitors! For more information, call 617-287-6580 or email [email protected].

Beacons Athletics: Men’s Soccer1 p.m., soccer field, vs. Western Connecticut State University. For more information, call UMB Athletics at 617-287-7801.

Sunday 27

WUMB 91.9 FM Commonwealth Journal7:00 p.m. Listen to interviews with scholars, writers, and public officials, examining current issues of interest to the people of Massachusetts. For more information, call 617-287-6900.

Monday 28

ITC Professional Development Course: Universal Design Concepts1 – 2 p.m., Healey, lower level, Instructional Technology Center. To register for this course (IFS-12A), call 617-287-3990or email [email protected].

Beacons Athletics: Women’s Soccer2 p.m., soccer field, vs. Maine Maritime Academy. For more information, call UMB Athletics at 617-287-7801.

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. Co-sponsored by Hispanic Studies and English Departments. For more information, call 617-287-6719 or email [email protected].

Athletics Activities for Faculty & Staff: Aqua Aerobics5:30 -6:30 p.m., Clark Pool. Feel free to bring a fellow co-worker. We also offer open time in table tennis, racquetball and badminton. Call Rick in the intramural/Recreation Office for more details, at 617-287-7830.

Tuesday 29

Engineering 103 Competitions8:30 – 9:45 a.m., McCormack, 3rd floor, Ryan Lounge. Eleven teams of students will compete in their second project for Fall 2002. For more information, call 617-287-6435 or email [email protected].

ITC Professional Development Course: Restoring Damaged Photographs in Photoshop1 -3 p.m., Healey, lower level, Instructional Technology Center. To register for this course (APS-02A), call 617-287-3990 or email [email protected].

Beacons Athletics: Men’s Soccer2:30 p.m., soccer field, vs. Massachusetts Institute of Technology. For more information, call UMB Athletics at 617-287-7801.

Public Speaking Workshop for Students3 – 5 p.m., McCormack, 5th floor, room 211. All students are invited to join the members of Delta Sigma Pi and the Accounting & Finance Academy for an informal workshop that will help you develop public speaking skills which are necessary for academic and career success. For more information, call 617-448-4505 or email [email protected].

Wednesday 30

ITC Professional Development Course: No Static: Creating a Dynamic E-Learning Space in Prometheus Part II9 a.m. – 12:30 p.m., Healey, lower level, Instructional Technology Center. To register for this course (OCW-06C), call or email [email protected].

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. Sponsored by Career Services. For more information, call 617-287-5519 or e-mail [email protected].

ITC Professional Development Course: Intermediate Powerpoint1 -3 p.m., Healey, lower level, Instructional Technology Center. To register for this course (MSP-02), call 617-287-3990 or email [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.”

UMass Boston Chamber Orchestra Rehearsal5-7:30, Wheatley Hall, Snowden Auditorium. Open to all members of the UMass Boston community. For more information, please call Jon C. Mitchell, conductor, 617-287-6981.

Thursday 31

Happy Halloween!

8:00 p.m. – Party at the Emerald Isle!!

Engineering 103 Competitions8:30 – 9:45 a.m., McCormack, 3rd floor, Ryan Lounge. Second day of competition for the second Engin 103 project for Fall 2002. For more information, call 617-287-6435 or email [email protected].

Athletics Activities for Faculty & Staff: Aqua Aerobics5:30 -6:30 p.m., Clark Pool. Feel free to bring a fellow co-worker. We also offer open time in table tennis, racquetball and badminton. Call Rick in the intramural/Recreation Office for more details, at 617-287-7830.