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Thursday, October 30

Costume Contest at the Wit’s End Cafe Wheatley Hall, 3rd Floor, Wit’s End Cafe. Dress up in a costume on Thursday, Oct. 30th and your name will be entered to win a $20 prize! For more information, call Linda Smith Mooney at 617-287-7968.

Apple Bobbing at the Wit’s End Cafe Wheatley Hall, 3rd Floor, Wit’s End Cafe. Donate $1 to bob for apples, and you may win a gift certificate if you pick the right one! Donations to benefit UMass Boston Early Learning Center. For more information, call 617-287-7968.

Pumpkin Carving at the Wit’s End Wheatley Hall, 3rd Floor, Wit’s End Cafe. All week long, carve pumpkins, and enter the carving contest for a $20 prize! For more information, call 617-287-7968.

Interfaith Bible Study and Fellowship 11:30am-12:30pm, 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.

Chancellor’s Luncheon for Students 1-2pm. On Oct. 30, share your background and discuss your experiences at UMass Boston. If you wish to attend, please call Student Affairs. Reservations will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis. If you need special accommodations, please let us know when you make the reservation. For more information, call Pat MacNeil at 617-287-5800.

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.

Historians as Experts: The Use of Historians in Litigation and in Public Policy Planning 2:30pm, Healey Library, 8th Floor, Provost’s Conference Room. The John W. McCormack Graduate School of Policy Studies and the History Department present Paul Finkelman, professor of Law at the University of Tulsa Law School. He has written primarily of law and history on topics ranging from the law of slavery, the second amendment, John Peter Zenger, as well as baseball. Professor Finkelman has been a consultant to federal agencies and was an expert witness in two big cases last year: the lawsuit over the ownership of Barry Bonds’ 73rd home run ball and suit that forced the removal of a 5,000 pound Ten Commandments monument from the Alabama Supreme Court building. Light Refreshments will be served. For more information, call 617-287-5550.

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

International Student Association General Body Meeting 4-5pm, Wheatley Hall, 4th Floor, Wheatley Lounge. All international and non-international students are welcome to attend. For more information, call 617-287-7945.

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

Friday, October 31

Pumpkin Carving at the Wit’s End Wheatley Hall, 3rd Floor, Wit’s End Cafe. All week long, carve pumpkins, and enter the carving contest for a $20 prize! For more information, call 617-287-7968 or email [email protected].

All Soul’s Day Vigil Prayer Service Noon-1pm, McCormack Hall, 3rd Floor, Interfaith Chapel. Join us for this simple service where you can rememeber loved one’s upon the vigil of All Soul’s Day. For more information, call 617-287-5839.

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.

Biology Seminar 2:30-3:30pm, Science Center, 1st Floor, Room 006. Dr. Subhash C. Minocha from University of New Hampshire will present “Genetic Manipulation of Plant Metabolism: The Polyamine Pathway.” For more information, call Diana Ruddy at 617-287-6600 or email [email protected].

2003 Halloween Party 8pm-Midnight, Wheatley Hall, 3rd Floor, Cafeteria. Hey it’s a party! There will be great music, dancing, food, drinks, candy, etc., so come and enjoy. Bring UMB ID. If you need special accommodations, want to volunteer please let us know. For more information, call 617-287-7945.

Saturday, November 1

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.

Attend the Nov. 1 Museum Trip to New York City 6:30am-10pm. Attend a trip to the Guggenheim and the Metropolitan Museum in NY on November 1st. Only $10 for a bus ticket! Bus leaves UMass Boston at 6:30am and departs NY at 5pm. For more information, call 617-287-7979.

Massachusetts Student Nursing Association Fall Convention 9am-5:30pm, McCormack Hall, 3rd Floor, Ryan Lounge. An exciting and informative day for all current nursing students, pre-nursing students, or any studetns interested in the nursing field. This event is FREE and will include breakfast and lunch. There will be many interesting speakers and break out sessions. Please RSVP if you plan to attend. For more information, call Michelle Manning at 617-287-7518.

Beacons Athletics: Women’s Volleyball vs Wentworth Institute of Technology, Noon-2pm, at Wentworth Institute of Technology.

UMass Boston Sailing Program Noon-7pm. Free to UMB students. For more information, call 617-287-7833. .

Beacons Athletics: Women’s Soccer vs Western Connecticut State University, 1-3pm.

Sunday, November 2

Course withdrawal and pass-fail deadline for most courses

WUMB 91.9 FM Commonwealth Journal 7pm. Interviews with scholars, writers, and public officials examining current issues of interest to the people of Massachusetts.

Monday, November 3

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.

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.

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 4

Haitian American Society Open House 2-5pm, Wheatley Hall, 4th Floor, 148-D Student Lounge. Come together with old and new friends. Meet the officers of H.A.S. Learn about yourself and your culture. For more information, email to Bethanie at [email protected].

CPCS Faculty out in the World: Tuesday evening brown bag supper sessions 5-6:30pm, Wheatley Hall, 4th Floor, CPCS Plaza. Professor Michael Stone will discuss “Ideology and activism in British social housing: Lessons from and for the U.S.” Light refreshments will be served. For more information, call 617-287-7262.

Wednesday, November 5

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.

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 or email [email protected].

Muscle Conditioning Fitness Class 12:30-1:30pm, Beacon Fitness Center. Any Beacon Fitness member may attend this class. For more information, call Chris Fitzgerald at 617-287-6788.

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].

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.

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].

Student Senate Meeting 2:30-4pm, Wheatley Hall, 4th Floor, 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 or email [email protected].

ECOS Fall 2003 Seminar Series: “Estuarine Water/Habitat Quality & Biotic Integrity” 2:30-3:45pm, Science Center, 1st Floor, Room 006. Speaker: Dr. Jeffrey Hughes, Biology Department, Wellesley College. Refreshments will be served. For more information, call Tim O’Donnell at 617-287-7440.

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 or email [email protected].

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 or email [email protected].

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.