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Thursday, November 6

Pass-Fail Option Deadline.

Course Withdrawal Deadline.

Flu Clinic at University Health Services 9am-4pm, Quinn Administration, 2nd Floor, Room 40. Nov. 3 – 13, Monday through Thursday, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Students $10, Faculty and staff $20, Intranasal spray $50. For more information, call 617-287-5660.

Interfaith Bible Study and Fellowship 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m., McCormack Hall, 3rd Floor, Interfaith Chapel. Join with Rev. Adrienne to study and discuss the Word of God. For more information, call Rev. Adrienne Berry-Burton at 617-287-5838 or email [email protected].

Anonymous 12-Step Meeting 2 – 3 p.m., Wheatley Hall, 4th Floor, Room 169. Is 1 drink too many and 100 not enough? Trying to kick on your own? You don’t have to do it alone. Please visit us anytime. This center is for all! For more information, call 617-287-7950.

Anthropology Lecture: “Hawaii’s Russian Adventure: A New Look at Old History” 2:30-3:30pm, On-campus: Location to be announced. Peter R. Mills, Associate Professor of Anthropology at the University of Hawaii at Hilo, will deliver a presentation on his archaeological and historical research into 19th-century interactions between Native Hawaiians and Russians in the Pacific. His talk is in support of his recently-published book by the University of Hawaii Press. Event co-sponsored by the Department of Anthropology and the Anthropology Club at UMass Boston. On-campus location to be announced. For more information, call Stephen Silliman at 617-287-6854.

GSA Meeting 4-5:30pm, Wheatley Hall, 4th Floor, Student Lounge. For more information, call Cathy Greene at 617-287-7975 or email [email protected].

Intramural Aqua Aerobics for Faculty and Staff 5:30 – 6:30 p.m. For details, drop by the Intramural Office. For more information, call Rick Sledzik at 617-287-7830.

Friday, November 7

Power Box Fitness Class 12:30-1:30pm, Beacon Fitness Center. Aerobics class in a boxing style. Any Beacon Fitness member may attend this class. For more information, call Chris Fitzgerald at 617-287-6788 or email [email protected].

Biology Seminar 2:30-3:30pm, Science Center, 1st Floor, Room 006. Dr. Norbert Perrimon from Harvard Medical School/Howard Hughes Medical Institute will be presenting “Highthroughput RNAi screens in Drosophila cells.” For more information, call Diana Ruddy at 617-287-6600 or email [email protected].

Saturday, November 8

CCDE Course withdrawal and pass-fail deadline Course withdrawal and pass-fail deadline for CCDE off-campus, Friday evening, Saturday, and on-line courses.

Sunday, November 9

WUMB 91.9 FM Commonwealth Journal 7pm, Interviews with scholars, writers, and public officials examining current issues of interest to the people of Massachusetts. Visit www.wumb.org. For more information, call 617-287-6900.

Monday, November 10

Ritualizing Remembrance McCormack Hall, 3rd Floor, Interfaith Chapel. November 1st is All Saint’s Day while the balance of November is dedicated to remembering loved ones passed. Carve a moment in your schedule and stop by the Interfaith Chapel to remember your loved one. A variety of options reflecting both ancient and modern practices, will be available to ritualize their memory. Runs entire month of November. For more information, call Maggie Cahill at 617-287-5839 or email [email protected].

Flu Clinic at University Health Services 9am-4pm, Quinn Administration, 2nd Floor, Room 40. Nov. 3 – 13, Monday through Thursday, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Students $10, Faculty and staff $20, Intranasal spray $50. For more information, call 617-287-5660 or email [email protected].

Muscle Conditioning Class 11:30am-12:30pm, Group exercise class focusing on muscle conditioning for the upper body. Any Beacon Fitness member may attend. For more information, call Chris Fitzgerald at 617-287-6788 or email [email protected].

Cardio Kickboxing Fitness Class 12:30-1:30pm, Beacon Fitness Center. Aerobics class with a kickboxing format. Any Beacon Fitness member may attend this class. For more information, call Chris Fitzgerald at 617-287-6788 or email [email protected].

Tuesday, November 11

Veterans Day Holiday No classes. Offices closed.

Wednesday, November 12

Who’s Afraid of the Big Bad Wolf? McCormack Hall, 1st Floor, Harbor Art Gallery. Who’s Afraid of the Big Bad Wolf? An art project by alumna Kathleen Bitetti to coincide with Domestic Violence Awareness Month. A solo show that addresses domestic violence and gender issues. The exhibit will feature sculpture and installations. The majority of the work has not been exhibited in the Boston area. Gallery Hours: M-F: 11am – 5pm & Sat. 12-5pm. For more information, call Harbort Art Gallery at 617-287-7988.

Ritualizing Remembrance McCormack Hall, 3rd Floor, Interfaith Chapel. November 1st is All Saint’s Day while the balance of November is dedicated to remembering loved ones passed. Carve a moment in your schedule and stop by the Interfaith Chapel to remember your loved one. A variety of options reflecting both ancient and modern practices, will be available to ritualize their memory. Runs entire month of November. For more information, call Maggie Cahill at 617-287-5839 or email [email protected].

Don’t Get Caught By The Flu 9am-4pm, Quinn Administration, 2nd Floor, Health Services. Stop by the University Health Services Flu Clinic and get your flu shot. No appointment needed. Cost $10 students; $20 faculty & staff. For more information, call 617-287-5660 or email [email protected].

Live & Free performance by: The Improbable Players 11am-3pm. For more information, call The Alcohol & Addition Resource Center at 617-287-7981.

Cardio Kickboxing Fitness Class 11:30am-12:30pm, Beacon Fitness Center. Any Beacon Fitness member may attend this class. For more information, call Chris Fitzgerald at 617-287-6788.

Alcohol Resource Center Open House Noon-3pm, Wheatley Hall, 3rd Floor, Wit’s End Cafe. Stop by and receive info on the Alcohol Resource Center. Free food! For more information, call Beth at 617-287-7981.

Drop-In Writing Workshops 12:30-1:30pm, McCormack Hall, 3rd Floor, Room 421. The Reading, Writing, and Study Skills Center Academic Support Programs is offering drop-in writing workshops. This is a free workshop open to any UMass Boston student. Please bring: paper assginments/instructions, draft papers and/or outlines, lists, notes, etc., syllabi and other material that you feel might be useful. For more information, call 617-287-6550.

Digital Classroom Seminar Series 12:30-1:30pm, Healey Library, 11th Floor, Library Staff Lounge. The Digital Classroom is a new seminar series created for UMass Boston faculty who are interested in learning more about how emerging technologies are affecting the classroom. The series will run through the end of the spring semester and occur on the second Wednesday of each month. For more information, call Eileen McMahon at 617-287-3998 or email [email protected].

Catholic Campus Ministry Mass 12:30pm, McCormack Hall, 3rd Floor, Interfaith Chapel. Join Father Larry for this weekly celebration. For more information, call 617-287-5839 or email [email protected].

Jummah Prayer 1-2:15pm, McCormack Hall, 1st Floor, Room 417. Muslim Student Association. Prayer One will take place from 1-1:30pm and Prayer Two from 1:30-2:15pm. You may also attend daily prayers in McCormack, 5th floor, room 420. For more information, email [email protected].

Native American Awareness Month 1-3pm. Come celebrate Native American Month-see the Wampanoag dancers today. For more information, call Native American Club at 617-287-7950.

Center for Students with DisABILITIES Munch and Mingle Discussion 2-4pm, Wheatley Hall, 4th Floor, Student Lounge. Everyone is welcome to this discussion about various resources for students with disabilities. Sponsored by Student Life. For more information, call Charlyn at 617-287-7965.

Veil Politics in Liberal Democratic States 2:30-4:30pm, Wheatley Hall, 2nd Floor, Troy Colloquium Room. Book signing and lecture by Dr. Ajume Wingo. Dr. Wingo is a Senior Fellow in the John W. McCormack Graduate School of Policy Studies and an assistant professor in the Philosophy Department. For more information, call Jamie Ennis at 617-287-5545.

ECOS Fall 2003 Seminar Series 2:30-3:45pm, Science Center, 1st Floor, Room 006. Featured speaker: F.R. Goetz, Marine Biological Lab, Woods Hole, MA. Refreshments will be served. For more information, call Tim O’Donnell at 617-287-7440 or email [email protected].

Yoga-Style Stretch Class 4-5pm, Beacon Fitness Center. Group exercise class involving yoga-style of stretching while incorporating standard exercise guidelines and safety procedures. Any Beacon Fitness member may attend this class. For more information, call Chris Fitzgerald at 617-287-6788.

CM Senior Executive Forum 6-7:30pm, Quinn Administration, 3rd Floor, Chancellor’s Conference Room. Featuring Thomas N. O’Brien, Senior Director, Regional Director, Tishman Speyer Developers. For more information, call Mary Ann Machanic at 617-287-7734.

Step and Tone Fitness Class. 6:30-7:45pm, Beacon Fitness Center. Group exercise class involving step-aerobics and muscle toning exercises. Any Beacon Fitness member may attend this class. For more information, call Chris Fitzgerald at 617-287-6788.