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Thursday, December 11

Collaboration and Integration: Making the Most of Public Systems 9am-4pm, Assumption College, Worcester. Public agencies– such as vocational rehabilitation, mental health, developmental disabilities, workforce development, and One-Stop Career Centers– can be confusing and overwhelming for people with disabilities, families, and professionals. This workshop provides a basic overview of public service systems, most of which are specifically designed to meet the needs of people with disabilities. This session offers specific strategies on how to apply for services and build collaborations between agencies to benefit job seekers with disabilities. Accommodations are available with three weeks’ notice. Cost to attend is $75. Visit www.communityinclusion.org for more details. For TTY: 617-287-4350. For more information, call Drew Glazier at 617-287-4337 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.

Scanning 101: Text 1-3pm, Healey Library, LL, Presentation Room 1. Learn how to scan articles, forms and other text documents and convert them into digital files that can be posted to your website or online course. Workshop Code: WEB-22. For more information, call ITC at 617-287-3990 or email [email protected].

ART/TALK : Paul Tucker: Maya Lin at UMB 1-2pm, McCormack Hall, 1st Floor, Harbor Gallery. Professor Paul Tucker, Senior member of the UMB Art Faculty, and Founder and Executive Director of Arts on the Point, will briefly discuss the work of Maya Lin, who recently agreed to create a site specific “earth work” in front of the new campus center. Tucker’s remarks will be followed by a screening of the film “Maya Lin – A Strong Clear Vision”, which details Lin’s process as she created the piece which became The Vietnam Memorial. For more information, call Wendy Baring-Gould at 617-287-5347.

Christmas Worship Service and Celebration 4-5pm, McCormack Hall, 3rd Floor, Interfaith Chapel. All are welcome. Please RSVP by Dec.4th. For more information, call 617-287-5838 or email [email protected].

Friday, December 12

Last Day of Classes

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.

Chancellor’s Luncheon for Students 12:30-1:30pm. This is the last Chancellor/Student Luncheon for the fall semester. You must RSVP to Pat MacNeil at 287-5800 in order to attend the luncheon. If you need special accomodations, please let us know when you make the reservation.

Vietnamese Student Association Club Meeting 2:30-4pm, Wheatley Hall, 4th Floor, Student Lounge. Everyone is invited! Meet current members and find out about our club and activities. For more information, call Phuoc at 617-287-7984.

Biology Friday Seminar 2:30-3:30pm, Science Center, 1st Floor, Room 006. Dr. Geoff Trussell from Northeastern University will be presenting “The Ecological Significance of Trait-Mediated Interactions on Rocky Shores.” For more information, call Diana Ruddy at 617-287-6600.

Beacons Athletics: Women’s Ice Hockey vs. Rochester Institute of Technology, 7-9pm.

UMass Boston Dance Kaleidoscope 8pm, McCormack Hall, 2nd Floor, Theatre. A dance concert featuring choreography by UMB Dance faculty, Adrienne Hawkins, Liz LaPuh, Margaret Musmon, Anne Tolbert and student choreographers. Reception immediately following the Friday performance. Tickets: $10 adults, $5 for students, children and seniors. For more information, call Margaret Musmon at 617-287-7492.

Saturday, December 13

Student Study Day

Beacons Athletics: Women’s Ice Hockey vs. Rochester Institute of Technology 3-5pm.

UMass Boston Dance Kaleidoscope 8pm, McCormack Hall, 2nd Floor, Theatre. A dance concert featuring choreography by UMB Dance faculty, Adrienne Hawkins, Liz LaPuh, Margaret Musmon, Anne Tolbert and student choreographers. Reception immediately following the Friday performance. Tickets: $10 adults, $5 for students, children and seniors. For more information, call Margaret Musmon at 617-287-7492.

Sunday, December 14

Student Study Day.

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, December 15

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 (617-287-7950).

Final Exam Day.

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 the Word of God. For more information, call Rev. Adrienne Berry Burton at 617-287-5838 or email [email protected].

Muscle Conditioning Class 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. 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 – 1:30 p.m., 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].

The Japanese Club Meeting 2:30 p.m., 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].

Tuesday, December 16

Final Exam Day

Gaston Institute Speakers Series Event 1-2:30pm, Healey Library, 11th Floor, Library Staff Lounge. “Building Latino Student Leadership” will features student speakers from the Latino Leadership Opportunity Program (LLOP).This year’s LLOP students will present a brief summary of their research projects. The LLOP provides leadership and public policy training for undergraduate students. Through this program students gain research analysis skills, learn how public policy is created, develop proficiency in public speaking, enhance leadership skills, and build strong teamwork abilities. For more information, call Paloma Britt at 617-287-5791 or email [email protected].

Time Management & Test Preparation Workshop 2:30-3:30pm, McCormack Hall, 3rd Floor, Room 415. Drop by the the Reading, Writing, and Study Skills Center. No appointment necessary! This workshop is free of charge. For more information, call 617-287-6560.

Communion Service followed by Interfaith Bible Discussion 4:30-6pm, McCormack Hall, 3rd Floor, Interfaith Chapel. Join Catholic Chaplain Maggie Cahill for Liturgy of the Word and the sharing of communion, followed by an interfaith Bible discussion at 5:15. For more information, call 617-287-5839.

CPCS Faculty out in the world: Tuesday evening brown bag supper sessions 5-6:30pm, Wheatley Hall, 4th Floor, CPCS Plaza. Professor Terry McLarney and Computer Instructor Joao Pinheiro will perform a musical interlude: “From Cape Verde to the Irish Working Class.” Light refreshments provided. For more information, call Marie Kennedy at 617-287-7262.

Wednesday, December 17

Final Exam Day.

Drop-In Writing Workshops 12:30-1:30pm, McCormack Hall, 3rd Floor, Room 421. This is a free workshop open to any UMass Boston student. Please bring: paper assignments/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.

Thursday, December 18

Final Exam Day.

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.

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].

Beyond Our Backyard Service Club Holiday Spaghetti Dinner 6:30-8pm, Harbor Point Club House (across the stret from UMB). Please join us for a spaghetti dinner served by the members of the Beyond our Backyard Service Club at Harbor Point. We will be inviting memebers of the elderly community to dine with us. E-mail us if you want to help or attend at [email protected] or call 617-287-7953.

Friday, December 19

Deadline for Submission to the Watermark Wheatley Hall, 4th Floor, Room 177. We are now accepting literary submissions for the Watermark publication. For more information, call WaterMark at 617-287-7950.

Final Exam Day.

Vietnamese Student Association Club Meeting 2:30-4pm, Wheatley Hall, 4th Floor, Student Lounge. Everyone is invited! Meet current members and find out about our club and activities. For more information, call Phuoc at 617-287-7984 or email [email protected].