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Calendar – 11/13/03

Thursday, November 13

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.

Senior Yearbook Photos Wheatley Hall, 4th Floor, Room 181. Senior Class of 2004 yearbook photos will be taken on campus for no charge. To schedule your appointment, please contact www.ouryear.com with school code 246 or call 1-800-our-year during normal business hours. For more information, call Nate Moquin, Yearbook Editor at 617-287-7947.

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].

Dissertation Defense: Ph.D. candidate: James Bulot 10am, Wheatley Hall, 4th Floor, 147-02. Defense of “Healthcare information for older adults via the world wide web.” Committee members: Jeffrey A. Burr, Gerontology, Frank Porell, Gerontology, Douglas Currivan, Center for Survey Research. For more information, call 617-287-7330 or email [email protected].

Blue Balloon Brown Bag Lunch Group 12:30-1:30pm, McCormack Hall, 3rd Floor, Cafeteria. UMB faculty who are using Prometheus to enhance their face-to-face class, teaching a class online or just interested in learning more about Prometheus are invited to attend this meeting. This will be a regular informal forum to share techniques and experiences using Prometheus, UMass Boston’s learning management system and is open to all full time, part-time, or adjunct faculty members. Bring your lunch and look for the blue balloon! For more information, call Eileen McMahon at 617-287-3998.

Anonymous 12-Step Meeting 2-3pm, 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.

Christian Worship and Fellowship 4pm, McCormack Hall, 3rd Floor, Interfaith Chapel. For more information, call Rev. Adrienne Berry-Burton at 617-287-5838 or email [email protected].

Harbor Art Gallery Opening Reception 5:30-7:30pm, McCormack Hall, 1st Floor, Harbor Art Gallery. Everyone is invited to the opening of the Harbor Art Gallery’s latest show “All the Things You Are” by UMass Boston student Thomas Barker. For more information, call Tara at 617-287-7988 or email Harbor Art Gallery.

Friday, November 14

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.

Senior Yearbook Photos Wheatley Hall, 4th Floor, Room 181. Senior Class of 2004 yearbook photos will be taken on campus for no charge. To schedule your appointment, please contact www.ouryear.com with school code 246 or call 1-800-our-year during normal business hours. For more information, call Nate Moquin, Yearbook Editor at 617-287-7947.

Jummah (Friday) Prayer 1-2:30pm, McCormack Hall, 1st Floor, Room 417. You may also attend daily prayers in McCormack, 5th floor, room 420. For more information, email to Mohammed Safi Khalifa at [email protected].

Biology Seminar 2:30-3:30pm, Science Center, 1st Floor, Room 006. Dr. Dan Kilpatrick from UMass Medical School will be presenting “Transcriptional Control of Spermatogenesis, or Making Somatic Proteins do new Tricks.” For more information, call Diana Ruddy at 617-287-6600 or email [email protected].

Saturday, November 15

McNair Monthly Seminar 9am-3pm, Wheatley Hall, 2nd Floor, Troy Colloquium Room. Monthly seminar for participants of the McNair Fellowship Program. This workshop will be covering inteviewing techniques for graduate school and strategies for taking the Graduate Record Examination (GRE). Please wear professional attire. For more information, call 617-287-5780 or email [email protected].

Sunday, November 16

WUMB 91.9 FM Commonwealth Journal 7 p.m. 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 17

Become a GCOE Math Tutor Wheatley Hall, 1st Floor, Room 77. $10 per hour – Earn while you learn-and have an impact on young people in Boston, too. Tutors in mathematics are needed for students at TechBoston Academy, located at the former Dorchester High School. Training and support are provided for tutors to help them produce success in this afterschool program for 30 motivated high school students. If you are interested in tutoring as few as two or as many as 20 hours a week, pick up and complete an application in the Graduate College of Education reception area. For more information, email [email protected].

Get your Discounted semester-long T Pass Wheatley Hall, 4th Floor, Student Life. Discounted semester T passes are available now through January 7, 2004. Forms are available in the Office of Student Life. For more information, call 617-287-7950.

UMass Boston Fall Blood Drive 9am-3pm, Please take time today to give the gift of life. For more information about our Fall Blood Drive please visit our web site: http://www.umbwellness.org. For more information, call 617-287-5680.

The Japanese Club Meeting 2:30pm, McCormack Hall, 4th Floor, Room 214. Join us for information on up-coming events, weekly activities, forums, and other activities. Bring ideas you wish to express, and things you wish to do in our club. In return, we will provide refreshments! Meetings will be held the first and third Monday of every month. Get involved, and learn things, outside of a classroom environment. For more information, email [email protected].

ARMS Center 3-5pm, Wheatley Hall, 4th Floor, Student Lounge. Stuck in a dead-end job that is not going anywhere? Come and learn what prospective employers are looking for in an employee. Learn how to market yourself in an interview and how to dress to impress an employer. Come to our workshop and learn fundamental tools for success. Sponsored by Student Life. For more information, call Daphnie at 617-287-7169.

Black Student Center Open House 11-2:30pm, Wheatley Hall, 4th Floor, Student Lounge. Everyone is invited to attend! It will be a great chance to meet your fellow students and make friends. We will be providing information about the center and will have several speakers. Food and drinks will be served. Sponsored by Student Life. For more information, call Black Student Center at 617-287-7982 or email [email protected].

Tuesday, November 18

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].

Coalitions in Massachusetts Welfare Policy 9-11am, A critical review and panel discussion of the context, events and decisions leading to radical changes in welfare policy in Massachusetts. Presented by Paula Georges, Ph.D. With repsonses by 8 prominent stakeholders in Massachusetts. For more information, call 617-287-4025.

CPCS Faculty out in the world: Tuesday evening brown bag supper sessions 5-6:30pm, Wheatley Hall, 4th Floor, CPCS Plaza. Professor Andres Torres and Professor Raul Ybarra will discuss: “Life Stories.” Light refreshments provided. For more information, call Marie Kennedy at 617-287-7262.

Wednesday, November 19

Casa Latina Presents “Café con Leche”, 3-5pm, Wit’s End Café, Wheatley 3rd floor. Join other members of the UMass Boston Community for a special afternoon of poetry. Open Mic. *Free Prizes* for more information, please call (617) 287-7945.

Drop-In Writing Workshops 12:30 – 1:30 p.m., 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.

ECOS Fall 2003 Seminar Series: “Coastal Ecosystem Modeling” 2:30-3:45pm, Science Center, 1st Floor, Room 006. Featured Speaker: Professor Fei Chai, School of Marine Sciences, University of Maine/Orono. Refreshments will be served. For more information, call Tim O’Donnell at 617-287-7440.

Student Senate Meeting 2:30-4pm, McCormack Hall, 3rd Floor, Ryan Lounge. Please join us at our meeting as we discuss issues and concerns relative to curricular and co-curricular issues on campus. All are welcome. For more information, call 617-287-7970

Workers Rights Clinic 3:30-4:30pm, Wheatley Hall, 4th Floor, Student Lounge. The National Lawyers Guild Presents: Workers Rights Law Clinic. Even ask yourself these questions: Is my paycheck correct? Can I form a Union? Can my boss do that? Refreshments will be served.

Thursday, November 20

Annual Thanksgiving Dinner Wheatley Hall, 3rd Floor, Cafeteria. Look for more details at Student Life, Interfaith Campus Ministry and International Student Services. For more information, call Rev. Adrienne Berry-Burton at 617-287-5838.

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].

The Great American Smokeout 10am-3pm, McCormack Hall, 2nd Floor. Information about smoking and smoking cessation – support, resources and assistance. For details, please see our web site: www.umbwellness.org. For more information, call Linda Jorgensen at 617-287-5680.

ART/TALKS; Ann Torke; An Interdisciplinary Perspective 1-2pm, McCormack Hall, 1st Floor, Harbor Gallery. Ann Torke, Assistant Professor of Art at UMB, will talk about what it means to be an interdisciplinary artist by showing examples of her work which include sculpture, installation, and video excerpts, as well as samplings from her community based projects. A sculpture major at University of California, San Diego, where she received her MFA, and a professor of video production at UMB, she considers the making of art to be a practice which combines both teaching and community involvement. For more information, call Wendy Baring-Gould at 617-287- 5347.

Multiculural Harvest Festival 3-5pm, Wheatley Hall, 3rd Floor, Cafeteria. Wanted: Poets, Singers, Dancers and Musicians for 5 minute-spots. Free Raffle Prizes! Vouchers required – available at the Student Life Office. Students may sign up and receive a maximum of two vouchers with a student ID. 300 Vouchers available beginning 11/17- 1st come 1st serve. For more information, call 617-287-5835.

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].