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Calendar

Thursday, August 28, 2003

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.

Christian Worship and Fellowhsip 4pm, McCormack Hall, 3rd floor, Interfaith Chapel.

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

Beacon Fitness Center: Boot Camp Aerobics 5:30pm, McCormack Hall, 1st floor. Get fit and have fun! For more information, call 617-287-6786.

Sunday, August 31, 2003

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, September 1, 2003

Labor Day University closed.

Tuesday, September 2, 2003

Classes begin.

Add-Drop period begins.

Welcome back students: Free bagels and muffins! 8-10am, Quinn Administration, 1st floor.

Beacon Fitness Center Open House 9am-6pm, McCormack Hall, 2nd floor. Orientation and sign-ups at the Beacon Fitness Center.

Welcome back students: Free nachos & popcorn! 10am-1pm, Quinn Administration, 1st floor. Nachos and Popcorn provided by Sodexho in the Quinn and McCormack buildings.

Alcohol: Fun and Games? Black-and-White Photograph Exhibit Healey Library, 5th floor, Walter Grossman Memorial Gallery. Runs September 2-30. 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, 8a.m- 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.

Harbor Art Gallery exhibit CUTOUT 10am-5pm, McCormack Hall, 1st floor, Harbor Art Gallery featuring work from UMass Boston alumni, Heather Burke and Nick Zaremba.

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 or send an email to him/her at [email protected].

Free Harbor Cruise Noon-1:15pm, FOX POINT LANDING. 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 or send an email to him/her at [email protected].

Graduate Student Orientation/Open House Noon-6pm, Quinn Administration, 2nd floor.

Musical performance by the Coalboilers 1-6pm, Quinn Administration, UL. Free concert!

Sail boat rides/Sail Program introduction 2-4pm, Fox Point Dock.

Interfaith Scripture Study and Reflection 5:15-6:30pm, 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 send an email to him/her at [email protected].

Wednesday, September 3, 2003

Early registration deadline for off-campus, weekend, and on-line classes

Beacon Fitness Center Open House 9am-6pm, McCormack Hall, 2nd floor. Orientation and sign-ups at the Beacon Fitness Center.

UMass Boston sailing on the harbor 9am-3pm. Stop by for sailing information! For more information, call 617-287-6020.

Harbor Art Gallery exhibit CUTOUT 10 a.m. – 5 p.m., McCormack Hall, 1st floor, Harbor Art Gallery. featuring work from UMass Boston alumni, Heather Burke and Nick Zaremba.

Welcome back students: Free nachos & popcorn! 10 a.m. – 1 p.m., Quinn Administration, 1st floor. Nachos and Popcorn provided by Sodexho in the Quinn and McCormack buildings.

Graduate Student Orientation/Open House Noon-6pm, Quinn Administration, 2nd floor.

Campus Center tours 12:30pm Meet at the Steel Worker sculpture, between Wheatley and McCormack on the plaza 12:30pm and 3pm.

Meet and Greet during Opening Week 2-3pm, McCormack Hall, 3rd floor, Interfaith Chapel. Interfaith Campus Ministry is here for you! Stop in and let us know who you are. Interesting information will be available for students of all faiths as well as hospitality and refreshments.

Sail boat rides/Sail Program introduction 2-4pm, Fox Point Dock.

Campus Center tours 3pm. Meet at the Steel Worker sculpture, between Wheatley and McCormack on the plaza. 12:30pm and 3pm.

Thursday, September 4, 2003

Beacon Fitness Center Open House 9am-6pm, McCormack Hall, 2nd floor. Orientation and sign-ups at the Beacon Fitness Center.

Welcome back students: free lemonade and cider 10am-2pm, Quinn Administration, 1st floor, plaza. Free beverages in the Quinn/Science building plaza! Welcome back!

Open House Tour of WUMB Radio 10am-2pm, Healey Library, LL. For more information, call 617-287-6020.

Harbor Art Gallery exhibit CUTOUT 10am-5pm, McCormack Hall, 1st floor, Harbor Art Gallery. featuring work from UMass Boston alumni, Heather Burke and Nick Zaremba.

Student Life and Organizations Fair 10am-5pm. Come find out about student life at UMass Boston on the McCormack and Wheatley Plaza.

Graduate Student Orientation/Open House Noon-6pm, Quinn Administration, 2nd floor.

Campus Center tours 12:30pm. Meet at the Steel Worker sculpture, between Wheatley and McCormack on the plaza. 12:30pm and 3pm.

Welcome Back Students: DJ Entertainment on the Plaza 4-6pm, University Plaza. DJ compliments of Athletics.

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

Friday, September 5, 2003

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

Fest-of-Us 12:30am-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.

Beacon Fitness Center Open House 9am-6pm, McCormack Hall, 2nd floor. Orientation and sign-ups at the Beacon Fitness Center.

Harbor Art Gallery exhibit CUTOUT 10am-5pm, McCormack Hall, 1st floor, Harbor Art Gallery. featuring work from UMass Boston alumni, Heather Burke and Nick Zaremba.

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.

Welcome Back Students: DJ Entertainment on the Plaza 4-6pm, University Plaza. DJ compliments of Athletics.