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Thursday, September 11

Alcohol: Fun and Games? Black-and-White Photograph Exhibit Healey Library, 5th Floor, Walter Grossman Memorial Gallery. Runs September 1 – 30. Exhibit by UMass Boston alumnus Albert Brodsky featuring a compelling collection of black-and-white photographs dealing with the subject of alcohol use and abuse. The gallery is open Monday – Thursday, 9am-8pm; Fridays, 8am-5pm; Saturdays, 9am-5pm, and Sundays, 11am-7pm. An opening reception with the artist will be held at the gallery on September 7 from 3-6pm. Free and open to public. For a preview, visit http://www.umbwellness.org/fall_2003_preview.htm.

Memorial of Hope Remembrance Service 8:30am, McCormack Hall, 3rd Floor, Ryan Lounge. Please join the Division of Student Affairs in the Ryan Lounge as we gather to remember in a spirit of reflection and hope the events of September 11, 2001. For more information, call Maggie Cahill at 617-287-5839 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 or email [email protected].

GSA Meeting 4-5:30pm, Wheatley Hall, 4th Floor, Student Lounge. regular meeting of the Graduate Student Assembly For more information, call Caroliine Coscia at 617-287-7975 or email [email protected].

Beacons Athletics: Women’s Soccer vs St. Joseph’s College (CT) 4-6pm

Professor Tony Van Der Meer Defense Committee Cultural Event/Fund Raiser! 6-10pm, September 11th, 2003 Roxbury Community College (Auditorium), Come and Support the Tony Van Der Meer Defense Committee! There is no charge at the door. However donations will be taken. Some light foods and refreshments will be served. For more information, call Tony Naro at 617-365-2990 or email [email protected].

Friday, September 12, 2003

Alcohol: Fun and Games? Black-and-White Photograph Exhibit Healey Library, 5th Floor, Walter Grossman Memorial Gallery. Runs September 1 – 30. Exhibit by UMass Boston alumnus Albert Brodsky featuring a compelling collection of black-and-white photographs dealing with the subject of alcohol use and abuse. The gallery is open Monday – Thursday, 9am-8pm; Fridays, 8am-5pm; Saturdays, 9am-5pm, and Sundays, 11am-7pm. An opening reception with the artist will be held at the gallery on September 7 from 3-6pm. Free and open to public. For a preview, visit http://www.umbwellness.org/fall_2003_preview.htm. Alcohol: Fun and Games? Black-and-White Photograph Exhibit

Saturday, September 13, 2003

Beacons Athletics: Women’s Soccer vs Fitchburg State College 11 a.m. – 1 p.m., Fitchburg State Colleg. For more information, call David Marsters at 617-287-7802 or email [email protected].

Beacons Athletics: Women’s Volleyball vs Simmons College Noon-2pm

Beacons Athletics: Men’s Soccer vs St. Joseph’s College (ME), 1-3pm, St. Joseph’s College, Maine.

Monday, September 15, 2003

Writing Proficiency Requirement Sign-up and Portfolio Materials Now Available Wheatley Hall, 6th Floor, Room 064. Sign up and Writing Proficiency Requirement portfolio information available Sept. 15 through Oct. 20, until 5pm. The portfolio is due by Thursday, October 23, 2003, 5pm. For more information, call Aimee D’Avignon at 617-287-6330 or email [email protected].

Alcohol: Fun and Games? Black-and-White Photograph Exhibit Healey Library, 5th Floor, Walter Grossman Memorial Gallery. Runs September 1 – 30. Exhibit by UMass Boston alumnus Albert Brodsky featuring a compelling collection of black-and-white photographs dealing with the subject of alcohol use and abuse. The gallery is open Monday – Thursday, 9am-8pm; Fridays, 8am-5pm; Saturdays, 9am-5pm, and Sundays, 11am-7pm. An opening reception with the artist will be held at the gallery on September 7 from 3-6pm. Free and open to public. For a preview, visit http://www.umbwellness.org/fall_2003_preview.htm. Alcohol: Fun and Games? Black-and-White Photograph Exhibit

Tuesday, September 16, 2003

Inquiry for Adult Baptism and Confirmation 11:30am, McCormack Hall, 3rd Floor, Interfaith Chapel. Interested in exploring becoming a member of the Catholic faith? Questions about what it is to be a Catholic? This time is set aside for anyone who has questions about where their faith is taking them and how they might proceed to own it in a more personal way. Held every Tuesday. Additional appointment times also available – please contact us. For more information, call Maggie Cahill at 617-287-5839.

Free Harbor Cruise Noon-1:15pm, Fox Point Dock. Every Tuesday learn about the sites and sounds of the Boston Harbor Islands on board the M/V Hurricane while getting to know your fellow students and/or co-workers. Boat departs from Fox-Point dock. For more information, call Moni at 617-287-5404.

Men’s Soccer vs Roger Williams University, 3-5pm.

Beacons Athletics: Women’s Tennis vs Massachusetts Maritime Academy,3:30-6:30pm.

Interfaith Scripture Study and Reflection 5:15 – 6:30 p.m., McCormack Hall, 3rd Floor, Interfaith Chapel. Join with your Interfaith Catholic Chaplain, Maggie Cahill to explore inspired writings. Works to be explored will include the Word of the Old and New Testament. Special requests are welcome. For more information, call Maggie Cahill at 617-287-5839 or email [email protected].

Beacons Athletics: Women’s Volleyball vs Suffolk University 7-9pm, at Suffolk University.

Wednesday, September 17

Convocation Day Chancellor’s Student Barbecue 12:30pm-1pm, Main Plaza. Featuring a free student barbecue as well as: Passport to Discovery Student Fair with raffle and prizes for participation, noon-3pm.

Fest-of-Us 12:30pm-6pm, Main Plaza. Featuring free performances by BLEU and BABA and student bands, as well as presentations by student clubs and organizations. For more information, call 617-287-6020.

Convocation Breakfast for Faculty and Staff 8:30-10am, McCormack Hall, 3rd Floor, Ryan Lounge. Celebrate the opening of a new school year! For more information, call 617-287-5800.

Convocation Keynote Speech: Environmental Sciences, Public Policy, and Human Well-Being 10am-Noon. Featuring Greg Wetstone, director of advocacy for the Natural Resources Defense Council. Roundtable discussion to follow.

Convocation Day Keynote Address and Panel Discussion 10:30am-Noon, Main Plaza Stage. “Environmental Sciences, Public Policy, and Human Well-Being,” featuring Gregory Wetstone of the Natural Resources Defense Council, Washington, DC with response provided by a panel of UMass Boston faculty members.

Communion Service 12:30 p.m., McCormack Hall, 3rd Floor, Interfaith Chapel. For more information, call Maggie Cahill at 617-287-5839 or email [email protected].

Student Barbeque and Passport to Discovery 12:30-3pm. University staff serves students free food and drinks and students can tour display tables with information on student services, departments, and programs. For more information, call Student Affairs at 617-287-5800.

“Fest-of-Us” Musical Showcase 12:30-3pm. Featuring UMass Boston bands and top local musicians rock the plaza. The award-winning local band Bleu, Phoenix/WFNX Best Local Male Vocalist for 2003, will headline the event and hip-hop artist Baba will serve as emcee. Visit www.umb.edu/festofus for more information.

Beacons Athletics: Women’s Soccer vs Pine Manor College 3:30-5:30pm