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Calendar: September

Thursday 19

Engineering 103 Student Presentation8 – 10:30 a.m. and 4 – 6 p.m., McCormack, 3rd floor, Ryan Lounge. For more information contact Tomas Materday at 617-287-6435.

Perkins Loan Entrance Interview 2 – 5:30 p.m., Wheatley, 1st floor, room 6. Sponsored by Financial Aid Services. For more information, call 617-287-6300.

20th Anniversary of WUMB 91.9 FM radio.

Friday 20

Perkins Loan Entrance Interview 2 – 5 p.m., McCormack, 1st floor, room 428. Sponsored by Financial Aid Services. For more information, call 617-287-6300.

Lecture by Professor Mary Helen Washington 3 – 6 p.m., Healey, 11th floor, University Club. Sponsored by the English Dept. For more information, call 617-287-6700.

Saturday 21

Free Sailing Lessons12 – 7 p.m., provided to UMB students Monday through Saturday. For more information, call 617-287-7833.

Boston Folk Festival11 a.m. – 7p.m., outdoors on soccer field, plaza, Fox Point and harbor. Runs through Sept 22. Featuring two days of music on 5 stages., dance, crafts, food, harbor cruises. Performers include Nanci Griffith, Richard Thompson, Iris Dement, Cheryl Wheeler, Patty Larkin, Utah Phillips, CJ Chenier, The Waifs, Guy Clark, Rust Farm, Mark Erelli, Darryl Purpose and many more. Faculty, staff and students receive $5 discount on tickets through Sept. 20. No discounts on days of festival. Tickets available at WUMB office, 9-5 Mon-Fri, lower level Healey Library. Runs through Sunday, Sept 22. For more information, call 617-287-6911 or email [email protected].

Media, Technology, and Social Change8 a.m. – 5:30 p.m., Healey Library, lower level, ITC. This conference will highlight how media/technology community partnerships can support community-based organizations, give hands-on practical sessions involving the use of new technologies and special applications, and provide a critical overview of what’s going on in other metro area colleges and universities to support these efforts. For more information, call 978-458-5400 or email [email protected] or [email protected].

Sunday 22

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.

Boston Folk Festival11 a.m. – 7p.m., outdoors on soccer field, plaza, Fox Point and harbor. Runs through Sept 22. Featuring two days of music on 5 stages., dance, crafts, food, harbor cruises. Performers include Nanci Griffith, Richard Thompson, Iris Dement, Cheryl Wheeler, Patty Larkin, Utah Phillips, CJ Chenier, The Waifs, Guy Clark, Rust Farm, Mark Erelli, Darryl Purpose and many more. Faculty, staff and students receive $5 discount on tickets through Sept. 20. No discounts on days of festival. Tickets available at WUMB office, 9-5 Mon-Fri, lower level Healey Library. For more information, call 617-287-6911 or email [email protected].

Monday 23

Campus Hidden Jewels BBQNoon – 2 p.m. Location TBA. During the chancellor’s inauguration week activities (Sept 21st-27th), the office of Student Affairs will host “hidden jewels day.” The focus will be places on campus that students might not realize exist. WUMB will host a table displaying info about the station. When students approach the table for information, they will have their “treasure chest” cards stamped/punched when they receive information about our particular “jewel.” If a student visits all the tables where the “jewels of the university” are displayed, they will be eligible to submit their completed “treasure chest” card to be entered into a raffle for one tuition-free semester (a value of $857.00 for Spring 03 for a student in good standing). WUMB will also have its Wheel of Fortune out. Spins a free-win fun WUMB and UMass Boston prizes. For more information, call 617-287-5800.

Readings by the Creative Writing Program 1 – 3 p.m., McCormack, 1st floor, Harbor Art Gallery. Sponsored by the English Dept. For more information, call 617-287-6700.

Catholic Student Organization Meeting2:30 – 4 p.m., McCormack, 3rd floor, Chapel. This is the first meeting of the Catholic Student Organization of UMass Boston. Come along and help create a fellowship of like-minded Catholic Christians. The Catholic Student Organization offers experiences in the social, spiritual, service realms of life. For more information, call 617-287-5839 or email [email protected].

Environmental, Coastal, and Ocean Sciences Student Seminar: “EPA Civil Action Site” 2:30 – 4 p.m., Science building, 1st floor, Small Science Auditorium. Featuring alumnus Mary Garren. For more information, call 617-287-7481 or email [email protected].

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

Tuesday 24

Free Tuesday Harbor Cruises12 noon – 1:15 p.m. Take a tour of the harbor. Learn about the sites and sounds of the Boston Harbor Islands on board the M/V Hurricane while getting to know your fellow students and/or co-workers. Boat departs from Fox-Point dock. Call 617-287-5404 for more information.

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

Education Forum & Reception sponsored by the UMass Boston/Dorchester H.S. Partnership4 – 6 p.m., Healey, 11th floor, University Club. For more information, call 617-287-7660.

Wednesday 25

The U.S. Patriot Act: How Free Will We Be to Speak Truth to Power?4 – 6 p.m., Wheatley, 4th floor, CPCS Plaza. Featuring a panel presentation and discussion about the U. S. Patriot Act and the University. Part of the Inauguration of Chancellor Gora events. For more information, call 617-287-7124 or email [email protected]

Pick up the Beacon Fitness Center newsletter: What is functional training and why is it important? This newsletter will educate members about functional training as well as why it is important. Members will be able to design safe and effective functional exercises after reading this article. For more information, call 617-287-6788 or email [email protected].

Environmental, Coastal, and Ocean Sciences Seminar: “Today’s Environmental Challenges and the Commonwealth Partnership.” 2:30 – 4 p.m., Science building, 1st floor, Small Science Auditorium. Featuring Regina McCarthy, Assistant Secretary for the Environment, Mass Executive Office of Environmental Affairs. For more information, call 617-287-7481 or email [email protected].

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

UMB Beacons Women’s Soccer4 p.m., soccer field, vs. Wheelock College. For more information, call UMB Athletics at 617-287-7801.

Thursday 26

Inauguration Forum 2:15 – 4 p.m., Science building, Small Science Auditorium and 4 – 5:30 p.m., Lipke Auditorium. For more information, call 617-287-7893.

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

Financial Aid Adjustments beginAdjustments to financial aid awards made to reflect actual number of credits in which students are enrolled for fall. Running through October 6. For more information, call 617-287-6300.

Saturday 28

Add/drop and late registration deadline for off-campus, weekend, and on-line classes: students receiving financial aid must complete all add/drop transactions by September 10.

Free Sailing Lessons12 – 7 p.m., provided to UMB students Monday through Saturday. For more information, call 617-287-7833.

Beacons Athletics: Men’s & Women’s X-Country11 a.m., at Franklin Park, Boston. For more information, call UMB Athletics at 617-287-7801.

UMB Beacons VolleyballNoon, Clark Athletic Center, vs. Regis College. For more information, call UMB Athletics at 617-287-7801.

UMB Beacons Women’s Tennis1 p.m., tennis courts, vs. Plymouth State College. For more information, call UMB Athletics at 617-287-7801.

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

Sunday 29

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 30

Environmental, Coastal, and Ocean Sciences Student Seminar2:30 – 4 p.m., Science building, 1st floor, Small Science Auditorium. Featuring graduate students Melissa Gaudette and Greg Banks. For more information, call 617-287-7481 or email [email protected].

Catholic Student Organization Meeting2:30 – 4 p.m., McCormack, 3rd floor, Chapel. This is the first meeting of the Catholic Student Organization of UMass Boston. Come along and help create a fellowship of like-minded Catholic Christians. The Catholic Student Organization offers experiences in the social, spiritual, service realms of life. For more information, call 617-287-5839 or email [email protected].

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

Career Opportunity Meeting 5 – 6 p.m., Wheatley, 2nd floor, room 200. Sponsored by the Accounting & Finance Dept. For more information, call 617-287-7689.

Northern Comfort Quilters Quilt Group Meeting 6:30 – 9 p.m., Healey, 11th floor, Staff Lounge. For more information contact Marsha Szkolka at 617-288-0506.