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Calendar – 3/11/04

Thursday, March 11

Summer 2004: Division of Corporate, Continuing and Distance Education Summer is right around the corner… Looking to take some summer courses? Preview CCDE’s summer schedule featuring over 500 undergraduate and graduate courses. Registration begins on April 5, 2004.For more information, visit www.ccde.umb.edu/ For more information, call Katie Brenton at 617-287-7876.

Do you have a learning disability? Need help interpreting, synthesizing and analyzing course materials? Have writing profiency anxieties? Want to uncover more proficient study strategies? Help is available. Call 617-786-1596.

Writing Proficiency Workshop for March 25 Portfolio 10:30am-Noon, Wheatley Hall, 2nd Floor, Room 124. The WPR Office is offering a workshop for students to discuss the readings and issues with writing the portfolio essay. For more information, call Aimee D’Avignon at 617-287-6330 or email [email protected].

Pilates at the Beacon Fitness Center 11:30am-12:30pm, McCormack Hall, 1st Floor, Beacon Fitness Center. Traditional Pilates class taught by certified instructor, Jo Desmond. Open to all members. For more information, call Chris Fitzgerald at 617-287-6788.

Blue Balloon Brown Bag Lunch Group 12:30-1:30pm, McCormack Hall, 3rd Floor, Cafeteria. 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 join other faculty members on the second Thursday of each month from February through May. Bring your lunch and look for the blue balloon! For more information, call Eileen McMahon at 617-287-3998.

ART/TALK: Graduates in the Arts, UMass Boston Influences and Options, A Panel Discussion 1-2pm, McCormack Hall, 1st Floor, Harbor Art Gallery. An art historian, a conservator, and practicing artist, all UMass Boston graduates, will share personal and professional stories to describe their pursuit of distinctive career paths in the arts. This informal presentation will provide ample time for questions and dialogue with the current UMB art community. For more information, call Wendy Baring-Gould at 617-287- 5347.

Water Watch General Meetings 2:30-3:30pm, Wheatley Hall, 4th Floor, Room 156. We meet to discuss upcoming events and projects we are working on such as: cleanups on the Charles and the Neponset rivers, education in K-12 classrooms, Water Watch website development, and other things related to pollution in our water ways. For more information, call Teresa D’Anna at 617-287-3866.

Christian Ecumenical Worship 4-5 p.m., McCormack Hall, 3rd Floor, Interfaith Chapel. Come and fellowship together in song, scripture, and the Word. For more information, call Rev. Adrienne Berry-Burton at 617-287-5838 or email [email protected].

Friday, March 12

U$ave Computer Discount Program This program will run from April 2- May 21, 2004. U$ave is a multi-campus program designed to save the entire MHEC Community (institutional and personal) money by using buying power to negotiate bulk discount pricing on computers and components. Visit usave.umassp.edu for details, vendors, and other information. For more information, email USave Program at [email protected].

Beacon Leadership Project Applications Available Wheatley Hall, 4th Floor, Room 181. Applications for the Beacon Leadership Project, a 2-semester leadership course, are available in Student Life (W-4-181) and Student Affairs (Quinn 3rd floor). Visit our website or call 617-287-7953 for more information. Application deadline is March 12, 2004. For more information, call Caroline Coscia at 617-287-7953 or email [email protected].

Ab Blast at the Beacon Fitness Center 11:30am-12:30pm, McCormack Hall, 1st Floor, Beacon Fitness Center. An hour-long class devoted primarily to toning the abdominal region. Open to all members. For more information, call 617-287-6788 or email [email protected].

“The Power of NOW'”Brown Bag Luncheon Series Noon, McCormack Hall, 3rd Floor, Interfaith Chapel. Find the truth that is within you. Join with the Interfaith Catholic Chaplain for a deeper look at Exkhart Tolle’s “The Power of NOW.” For more information, call Maggie Cahill at 617-287-5839 or email [email protected].

Muscle Conditioning at the Beacon Fitness Center 12:30-1:30pm, McCormack Hall, 1st Floor, Beacon Fitness Center. High intensity muscular strength and toning class. Open to all members. For more information, call 617-287-6788 or email [email protected].

Fundamentals in Marina Management and Planning – EGS 478 1-3:30pm, McCormack Hall, UL, Marine Operations Boat Shop. Classes run Fridays, 1-3:30, March 26 – May 28. Register now and have the opportunity to take the EGS444 internship in the summer. This Independent Study Program is designed to prepare participants for a position at a marina or boatyard facility. The program emphasizes good management techniques, storm preparation considerations, government and environmental regulations, electrical and mechanical systems, as well as “hands-on” basic boating operations. 3 Credits. For more information, call Moni at 617-287-5404 or email [email protected].

Biology Seminar 2:30-4pm, Science Center, 1st Floor, Room 006. Dr. Charles Henry from University of Connecticut will be presenting “The ‘Sounds of Silence’ in Green Lacewings: Vibrational Songs and their Role in Speciation.” For more information, call Diana Ruddy at 617-287-6600.

Bowling VSA 3-7pm, Boston Bowl. Includes two hours of bowling and TWO free tokens. For more information, email VSA at [email protected].

Sunday, March 14

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

Monday, March 15

Interfaith Bible Study : Studying the Book of Job 11:30am-12:25pm, McCormack Hall, 3rd Floor, Interfaith Chapel. On Mondays and Thursdays the biblical Book of Job will be read and discussed. Where is the wisdom in the book of Job? No expertise is necessary! For more information, call Rev. Adrienne Berry-Burton at 617-287- 5838 or email [email protected].

Plyometrics at the Beacon Fitness Center 12:30-1:30 p.m., McCormack Hall, 1st Floor, Beacon Fitness Center. Muscular strength and toning class using mainly calisthenic exercises. Open to all members. For more information, call 617-287-6788 or email [email protected].

Gospel Choir Club Rehearsals 2:30-3:30pm, McCormack Hall, 3rd Floor, Interfaith Chapel. The UMass Gospel Choir Club is open to students and members of the UMB community who like Gospel and want to sing together. Prior experience singing Gospel is not required. For more information, call Rev. Adrienne Berry-Burton at 617-287- 5838 or email [email protected].

Tuesday, March 16

Donate Unwanted Music to WUMB 91.9 FM Healey Library, LL, WUMB Office. Donate your unwanted CDs, DVDs, cassettes to WUMB. Drop them off at the WUMB office 9 a.m. – 5 p.m., Monday thru Friday. Visit www.bostonfolkfestival.org for details. For more information, call 617-287-6900 or email [email protected].

Pilates at the Beacon Fitness Center 11:30am-12:30pm, McCormack Hall, 1st Floor, Beacon Fitness Center. A traditional Pilates class taught by certified instructor, Jo Desmond. Open to all members. For more information, call 617-287-6788.

Wednesday, March 17

Evacuation Day – University Closed ECOS Dept. Wednesday Guest Seminar 2:30-4pm, Science Center, 1st Floor, Room 006. Featuring Dr. Mingshun Jiang, Research Associate, ECOS Dept. Title: “Modeling Ecosystem and Water Quality in Massachusetts Bay.” For more information, call Tim O’Donnell at 617-287-7440 or email [email protected].

Thursday, March 18 Water Watch General Meetings 2:30-3:30pm, Wheatley Hall, 4th Floor, Room 156. We meet to discuss upcoming events and projects we are working on such as: cleanups on the charles and the neponset rivers, education in K-12 classrooms, Water Watch website development, and other things related to pollution in our water ways. For more information, call Teresa D’Anna at 617-287-3866 or email [email protected].

Christian Ecumenical Worship 4-5pm, McCormack Hall, 3rd Floor, Interfaith Chapel. Come and fellowship together in song, scripture, and the Word. For more information, call Rev. Adrienne Berry-Burton at 617-287-5838 or email [email protected].