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Calendar – 5/1/03

Thursday 1

Teaching With Media Expo ’03: Technology You Can Use10:30-11:30am, Wheatley, 3rd floor, 153 FD SVC. Call for proposals! The Instructional Technology Center invites faculty to share innovative examples of pedagogy infused with media. The Teaching with Media Expo is an opportunity to share best practices in the integration of technology in teaching. We are particularly interested in teaching practices and student assignments that involve the integration of different media such as images, slides, audio, video, sound, web resources, and electronic software and devices. Submit your proposal on-line at http://www.itc.umb.edu/news by 3/21/03.

Web Based Learning Speaker Series: Developing Your Course with Web Usability and Accessibility in Mind12:30-1:30pm, Healey Library, 11th floor, Library Staff Lounge. Mary Brady and Charlotte Corbett will provide you with guidelines to consider when building your on-line or hybrid course to ensure that they will be accessible to all of your students. Bring your lunch or purchase it up from the faculty lounge cafeteria. An assortment of pastries, coffee and tea will be served compliments of the Instructional Technology Center and the Division of Corporate and Continuing and Distance Education.

Institute for Asian American Studies Research Symposium: South Asian Muslim Immigrant Youth in Cambridge After 9/11Noon-2pm, Wheatley, 4th floor, student lounge. Featuring Sunaina Maira, Research Fellow and Professor, Institute for Asian American Studies. Lunch will be provided if you RSVP by April 29 to [email protected] or 617-287-5650.

Friday 2

Biology Department Seminar: “Twins and Mushrooms: Unraveling the secrets of the Goeldi’s monkey”2:30-3:30pm, Science Building, 1st floor, room 006. Featuring Dr. Leila Porter, University of Washington.

NEBARS Syposium10:30am-noon, Administration, 3rd floor, Chancellor’s Conference Room. Monthly Meeting of NEBARS (New England Behavioral Accounting Series), hosted by the College of Management. Featuring an address by William R. Kinney Jr., PhD, PriceWaterhouseCoopers Auditing Fellow at the University of Texas at Austin.

Saturday 3

War on Terrorism or Assault on Human Rights? Civil Liberties, Homeland Security and Democracy in the Post 9/11 World 9am-7pm, McCormack, 3rd Floor, Ryan LoungePresented by the UMass Boston Human Rights Working Group and the College of Public and Community Service. Free and Open to the Public.

University Jazz Band Performance7:30pm, Wheatley Hall, Snowden Auditorium. Donation. Featuring Peter Janson, director. For more information, call 617-287-5640 or email [email protected].

Sunday 4

FireDog Theatre, Inc. and The Cambridge Players present Staged readings of new works FIVE CANTABRIGIANS: Rosanna Yamagiwa Alfaro, Michelle Markarian, Monica Raymond, Rebecca Saunders, and Jason Taylor will present staged readings of new, one-act plays. 7 p.m., Charlestown Working Theater, 442 Bunker Hill Street, Charlestown, MA (near the Sullivan Square T Station). The Charlestown Working Theater is handicap accessible. Admission is $5 for the general public; $1 for seniors and students.

Monday 5

Celebration of the Publication of Professor Joan Tonn’s Book4-6pm, McCormack, 5th floor, room 619. Celebrate with Professor Joan Tonn the publication of her book Mary P. Follet: Creating Democracy,Transforming Management. RSVP by May 1 to [email protected] or 617-287-7734.

Christopher Hedges, author of “War is the Force that Gives us Meaning” speaking at UMass Boston2:30-4pm, Healey Library, 8th floor, Provost’s Conference Room. For more information, call 617-287-5850 or email [email protected].

Gerontology Speaker Series: “Making It Through the Maze: Obtaining Research and Training Support from the National Institutes of Health” 1pm, Wheatley, 4th floor, room 147 (Dean’s Conference Room). Featuring Terrie Wetle, PhD, Associate Dean of Medicine and Professor of Medical Science at Brown University.

Tuesday 6

Where Do I Go From Here? Career Advancement in Human Services9am-4pm, UMB’s Institute for Community Inclusion, Hogan Center, Holy Cross, Worcester. Human service professionals spend enormous amounts of time and energy helping individuals with disabilities advance in their careers, but what about career growth for human service professionals themselves? This session offers practical tools, advice, and discussion to support career growth over the long term, whether within or beyond direct service. Registration is required three weeks in advance ($75). ICI provides letters of attendance for CEU or CRC credit.

Signature Drive: Human Rights Initiative10am-4pm, May 6 & 7, McCormack, 2nd floor hallway. For more information, call 617-287-7950 or email [email protected].

Wednesday 7

College of Management Distinguished Executive Award Luncheon: “Managing the State’s Financial Crisis”Noon-2pm. Maison Robert, 45 School Street, Boston. Featuring Robert Pozen, Chief of Commerce and Labor, Commonwealth of Massachusetts. For more information, call 617-287-7734 or email [email protected]. Reservations and Tickets Required. RSVP by May 1.

ECOS Seminar: New England Regional Center for Ocean Science Education Excellence {NER-COSEE}Project2:30-3:45, Science Building, 1st floor, room 006. Featuring Dr. William S. Spitzer, Vice President for Programs & Exhibits, N.E. Aquarium.CPCS Book Party and Lecture: Policing Pop4-6pm, Wheatley, 4th floor, CPCS Plaza. Edited by Martin Cloonan and Reebee Garofalo.

Queer Student Group Movie Night5-7pm, Wheatley, 4th floor, 125. For more information, call 617-287-7983 or email [email protected].

Unveiling of the “River Protest” Mural4-7pm Wheatley cafeteria, 4th floor Hosted by The Advocacy for Resource for Modern Survival (ARMS) Center, Survivors Inc., Mass. Welfare Rights Union (MWRU). Families are welcome! Food, video, networking, and information about the mural.

University Chorus and Chamber Singers Performance7pm, United First Parish Unitarian (Church of the Presidents), 1306 Hancock Street, Quincy Center. Featuring Jeffrey Rink, conductor. Works of Bartok, Franck, Haydn, Mendelssohn, others. Donation.

Threatre Production: Twelfth NightMay 7-11, 8pm, McCormack Theatre. General Admission $10, Students/Seniors $5. By William Shakespeare; directed by John Conlon. For more information, call 617-287-5640 or email [email protected].

King Oedipus8-9:30pm, Wheatley, 1st floor, Snowden Auditorium. Additional dates: May 9, 15, 16. For more information, go to http://www.geocities.com/umbclassicsclub, e-mail [email protected] or call 617-287-6123.

Thursday 8

Graduate Student Assembly Meeting4-5:15pm, Wheatley, 4th floor, Student Lounge. The Graduate Student Assembly, the voice of graduate students at the UMASS Boston campus, is dedicated to enhancing the academic and professional development of graduate students. This includes support for graduate research and skill development. Our intention is to reach the whole of the graduate student body with the various programs we offer. Please see our website www.gsa.umb.edu for more information or call 617-287-7975.

Friday 9

Biology Department Seminar: “Niche conservatism and evolution: Implications for the conservation of biodiversity”2:30-3:30pm, Science Building, 1st floor, room 006. Featuring Dr. Robert Holt, University of Florida.

Student Luncheon with Chancellor Gora1-2pm. Share your background and discuss your experiences at UMass Boston. Please R.S.V.P. to Patricial MacNeil at 617-287-5800. First come, first served basis.

Saturday 10

African Night 2003 “Makambo”6pm-Midnight, Wheatley, 1st floor, Snowden Auditorium. The African Hut Club invites everyone for an evening of African cultural dances, poetry, drama, music and FOOD!!! The show runs from 6-9:30pm in the Snowden Auditorium, and the after-party from 10 – midnight in the Wheatley Cafeteria. This event is FREE! For more information, call 857-389-2459 or email [email protected].

UMass Boston Chamber Orchestra 10th Anniversary Concert8 p.m., The Center for the Arts in Natick, 31 Main Street, Natick. Featuring Jon Ceander Mitchell, conductorMozart: Exsultate Jubilate; Susanna Ehly, sopranoAttr. Beethoven: Concerto in D; Linnea Bardarson, pianoHaydn: Trumpet Concerto; Seelan Manickam, trumpetWorks of Holst and UMB alumnus Landon RoseAdmission $12, $10 in advance through the Center for the Arts. For more information, call 617-287-5640 or email [email protected].

Monday 12

CPCS Forum on Family Violence5-6 p.m., Wheatley, 4th floor, CPCS Plaza. The event will also celebrate the publication of Family Abuse: Consequences, Theories and Responses by Sylvia I. Mignon, Calvin J. Larson, and William M. Holmes. Refreshments will be served.

UMass Boston Voice Division Recital7:30 p.m., Snowden Auditorium, Wheatley Hall. Featuring students of Marilyn Bulli, Suzanne Ehly, and David Giessow.

Tuesday 13

Gaston Institute Speakers Series: “Workforce Development in Boston: Recent Transitions” 1:30-2:30 p.m., Wheatley Building, 4th floor, Student Lounge. Featuring Edwin Meléndez.