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Calendar – 2/06/03

Friday 7

Biology Department Seminar2:30 – 4 p.m., Science Building, 1st floor, room 006. Featuring Lisa Lobel, Ph.D. Candidate, Dept. of Biology, “Damselfish romance and the moon: Is there a connection?” and Craig McClain, Ph.D. Candidate, Dept. of Biology, “Deconstructing Patterns of Species Diversity and Body Size in the Deep Sea.” For more information, call 617-287-6600 or email [email protected].

Beacons Athletics Men’s Ice Hockey vs. Connecticut College7 p.m., Clark Athletic Center. For more information, call UMB Athletics at 617-287-7801.

Saturday 8

Beacons Athletics Men’s Ice Hockey vs. Tufts University3 p.m., Clark Athletic Center. For more information, call UMB Athletics at 617-287-7801.

East Meets West — Arabia American Style Retro Bellydance show8 – 10 p.m., McCormack Theater, Feb. 8 and 9. A retro bellydance show full of fun, colorful costumes, and fabulous performances by over 16 Middle-Eastern belly dancers. From 20th-century orientalist visions to present-day techno-Arabic fusion, the show looks at the Western world’s interpretation of the East and Eastern adaptations of the West. For more information, call 617-730-5852 or email [email protected].

Sunday 9

WUMB 91.9 FM Commonwealth Journal7 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.

East Meets West — Arabia American Style Retro Bellydance show8 – 10 p.m., McCormack Theater, Feb. 8 and 9. A retro bellydance show full of fun, colorful costumes, and fabulous performances by over 16 Middle-Eastern belly dancers. From 20th-century orientalist visions to present-day techno-Arabic fusion, the show looks at the Western world’s interpretation of the East and Eastern adaptations of the West. For more information, call 617-730-5852 or email [email protected].

Monday 10

WUMB-FM’s “World of Folk” contest for UMB students Runs Feb. 10 – 21. Log on to www.wumb.org/umbstudents/ for details.

Tuesday 11

Queer Student Union Special Event11 a.m. – 2:30 p.m., Wheatley, 4th floor, lounge. Featuring Ingrid Rivera, who will speak about Black and GLBT issues, 11-2:30 in the. Food will be served. For more information, email [email protected].

Student Luncheon with Chancellor Gora1 – 2 p.m. 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.

Financial Aid Services on-campus walk-ins/financial aid workshop 2 – 4 p.m. & 6 – 7 p.m., Administration, 1st floor, Financial Aid Office. For more information, call 617-287-6020.

Beacons Athletics Women’s Basketball vs. UMass Dartmouth5:30 p.m., Clark Athletic Center. For more information, call UMB Athletics at 617-287-7801.

Beacons Athletics Men’s Basketball vs. UMass Dartmouth7:30 p.m., Clark Athletic Center. For more information, call UMB Athletics at 617-287-7801.

Wednesday 12

A Curator’s Perspective: Carole Anne Mehan; ICA/Vita Brevis of the Institute of Contemporary Art 1 – 2 p.m., McCormack, 1st floor, Harbor Gallery. Carole Anne will describe her work as curator of Vita Brevis, in which she commissions artists from around the world to create new, temporary works of art made in response to Boston’s landscape and history. These works are presented in a range of outdoor settings: public parks, abandoned buildings, historic sites, rooftops and riverbanks.” Mehan, an artist and graduate of Mass College of Art, has organized over 40 exhibitions and public art projects in Massachusetts since 1988. For more information, call 287- 5437 or email [email protected].

Thursday 13

Financial Aid Services on-campus walk-ins/financial aid workshop 2:30 – 4 p.m. & 6- 7 p.m., Administration, 1st floor, Financial Aid Office. For more information, call 617-287-6020.

National Issues Forum To Release “Racial and Ethnic Tensions Report on the Issues 2003” at UMass Boston3:30 – 5:30 p.m., Chancellor’s Conference Room, Quinn Administration, 3rd floor. Featuring discussion and viewing of “A Public Voice,” a PBS documentary filmed partially at UMass Boston in February 2002.

Beacons Athletics Women’s Basketball vs. Framingham State College6 p.m., Clark Athletic Center. For more information, call UMB Athletics at 617-287-7801.

GRE & GMAT Test Drive6 p.m. Kaplan will be offering an opportunity for students to take a free practice GMAT & GRE administered under simulated testing conditions. This is a terrific opportunity for prospective business and graduate students to answer a critical question, “If I took the exam today, how would I score?” To register, please call 1-800-KAP-TEST or visit kaptest.com/testdrive. The Boston Kaplan Center is located at One Congress Street, right off the Green and Orange Haymarket T stop. Friday 14

STD Awareness Party10 a.m. – 2 p.m., McCormack 1st floor lobby, information booth. Refreshments and STD information provided by the Wellness Center. For more information, call 617-287-5680.

Biology Department Seminar2:30 – 4 p.m., Science Building, 1st floor, room 006. Featuring Kathy Wood Ph.D. Candidate, Dept. of Biology, title TBA and Nancy Goranson, Ph.D. Candidate Dept. of Biology, “Hermaphrodite Choice in the Nematode Caenorhabditis elegans: effects of Environmental and Genetic Variation.” For more information, call 617-287-6600 or email [email protected].

Saturday 15

Beacons Athletics Women’s Basketball vs. Plymouth State College1 p.m., Clark Athletic Center. For more information, call UMB Athletics at 617-287-7801.

Beacons Athletics Men’s Basketball vs. Plymouth State College3 p.m., Clark Athletic Center. For more information, call UMB Athletics at 617-287-7801.

Sunday 16

WUMB 91.9 FM Commonwealth Journal7 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 17

President’s Day. University Closed.

Tuesday 18

On-the-Spot Admissions9 a.m. – 6 p.m., Administration, 1st floor. Runs Feb. 18 – 21. For more information, call 617-287-6000.

Financial Aid Services on-campus walk-ins/financial aid workshop 10 a.m. – 2 p.m., Administration, 1st floor, Financial Aid Office. For more information, call 617-287-6020.

WUMB 91.9FM’s Member Concert featuring British singer-songwriter Julian Dawson7:30 – 9 p.m., Healey Library, Lower Level, Media Auditorium. There is limited free seating starting this month for UMass Boston students to attend WUMB 91.9FM’s monthly member concerts. Call in 617-287-6900 in advance to make a reservation.

Wednesday 19

On-the-Spot Admissions9 a.m. – 6 p.m., Administration, 1st floor. Runs Feb. 18 – 21. For more information, call 617-287-6000.

Financial Aid Services on-campus walk-ins/financial aid workshop 2 – 4 p.m., Administration, 1st floor, Financial Aid Office. For more information, call 617-287-6020.

Beyond our Backyard: A Community Orientation at UMBWhat difference do you make?2:30 – 4 p.m., McCormack, 3rd floor, Ryan Lounge. Hear UMass Boston students, faculty, staff and community members discuss community service opportunities and their experiences. Panelists will address the Environment, Youth Develo p.m.ent, and Homelessness & Hunger in our community. For more information call 617-287-7955. Brought to UMass Boston by the Office of the Chancellor, the Office of Service Learning & Community Outreach. Sponsored by Campus Compact and the Pew Charitable Trusts, the national Raise Your Voice Campaign will bring together more than 100,000 students to address issues and create solutions.

Thursday 20

On-the-Spot Admissions9 a.m. – 6 p.m., Administration, 1st floor. Runs Feb. 18 – 21. For more information, call 617-287-6000.

Live Satellite Event: Copyright Issues Online2:30-4 p.m., Healey, lower level. In this workshop, faculty and staff will learn how to apply the “fair use” provision of international copyright code when using copyrighted materials in digital forms. Topics covered will include guidelines and “rules of thumb” regarding the circumstances under which faculty should obtain permission to use materials they did not create. (Knowing when permissions are not required can save a great deal of time and money.) The workshop will also provide information on the simplest, most efficient ways to obtain permission for use when “fair use” guidelines do not apply. For more information, call 617-287-3990.

Golden Key Membership DeadlineFor those who intend to join Golden Key International Honour Society, this is the last day to do so. For more information, call 617-287-5606 or email [email protected].

Alternative Health Fair10 a.m. – 3 p.m., McCormack 1st and 2nd floor hallways. Sponsored by the Wellness Center. For more information, call 617-287-5680.

Women in Politics and Public Policy Open House4 – 6 p.m., Wheatley Hall, 4th floor, student lounge. Light refreshments will be served. For more information, please contact the assistant director, Jain Ruvidich-Higgins, at 617-287-6785 or [email protected].

Friday 21

On-the-Spot Admissions10 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., Administration, 1st floor. Runs Feb. 18 – 21. For more information, call 617-287-6000.

Biology Department Seminar2:30 – 4 p.m., Science Building, 1st floor, room 006. Featuring Mr. Joel Tickner, Lowell Center for Sustainable Production,”Precaution, Scientific Tools, and the Research Agenda.” For more information, call 617-287-6600 or email [email protected].

Beacons Athletics Men’s Ice Hockey vs. St. Anselm College7 p.m., Clark Athletic Center. For more information, call UMB Athletics at 617-287-7801.

Saturday 22

Beacons Athletics Men’s Ice Hockey vs. New England College3 p.m., Clark Athletic Center. For more information, call UMB Athletics at 617-287-7801.

Sunday 23

WUMB 91.9 FM Commonwealth Journal7 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 24

WUMB-FM’s Winter On-Line AuctionFrom Feb. 24 – 28, log on to www.wumb.org for a chance to bid on more than a hundred items of all types including art work, autographed CDs, a fishing outing and more. For more information, call 617-287-6900.

Wednesday 26

Racism, Lynching and the American Ideal4 – 6 p.m., Wheatley, 4th floor, CPCS Plaza. The Africana Studies Department and the College of Public and Community Service invite faculty, staff, students and friends to celebrate the installation of “Decent from the Tree #2,” a 72″x90″ acrylic on canvas painting by Michael Russo. The ceremony will be held in the Malcolm X Lounge where the painting will be hung and there will be comments from Pearl and Deirdre Russo. A reception and panel discussion will follow in the CPCS Plaza. Ismael Ramirez-Soto, Dean of CPCS will moderate the panel comprised of Robert Johnson, Chair, Africana Studies Dept., Chris Nteta, CPCS Professor and Regina Rodriguez-Mitchell, Director, Trotter Institute. For more information contact Marie Kennedy at 617-287-7262 or via email at [email protected].