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Calendar – 3/4/04

Thursday, March 4

Engineering Program Open House 8:30-9:45am, McCormack Hall, 3rd Floor, Ryan Lounge. Introduction to Engineering (Engin 103) 1st project presentation: roller coaster. For more information, call Tomas Materdey at 617-287-6435 or email [email protected].

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].

UMass Boston Alumni Chapter of Southeast Florida 6-8:30pm, Mar-a-Lago Club. UMass Lowell will be hosting a special Champagne Reception at Mar-a-Lago Club in West Palm Beach, FL. For more information, call Diane Richardson at 617-287-5330 or email [email protected].

Friday, March 5

“The Power of NOW'”Brown Bag Luncheon SeriesNoon, 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].

Fundamentals in Marina Management and Planning – EGS 4781-3:30pm, 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. Nancy Hopkins from MIT will be presenting “Genes Essentail for Early Zebrafish Development.” Hopkins is widely recognized for leading the molecular developmental biologists use of the zebrafish model. She is also widely known for her contributions to women in science and her struggle to gain tenure at MIT. Read more about Dr. Hopkins. For more information, call Diana Ruddy at 617-287-6600 or email [email protected].

Saturday, March 6

WUMB Annual Music Sale9am-5pm, McCormack Hall, 3rd Floor, McCormack Cafeteria. More than 20,000 CDs, LPs,cassettes, will be for sale. All types of music will be featured, including rock, classical, folk, jazz, blues, Celtic, and more.. For more information, call 617-287-6900 or email wumb@umb.

Sunday, March 7

WUMB Annual Music Sale9am-5pm, McCormack Hall, 3rd Floor, McCormack Cafeteria. More than 20,000 CDs, LPs,cassettes, will be for sale. All types of music will be featured, including rock, classical, folk, jazz, blues, Celtic, and more.. For more information, call 617-287-6900 or email wumb@umb.

Beacons Athletics: Women’s Softball vs. Mass. Maritime 3-5pm. For more information, call David Marsters at 617-287-7800.

Monday, March 8

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].

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 9

Lenten Luncheon Series 11:30am, McCormack Hall, 3rd Floor, Interfaith Chapel. Join with Interfaith Catholic Chaplain for a bite to eat and reflective dialogue and study. For more information, call Maggie Cahill at 617-287-5839.

Speakers Series Event 1-2:30pm, Healey Library, 11th Floor, Library Staff Lounge. The lecture, “Brazilian Immigrant Workers in Massachusetts: An Invisible Minority that Everybody Sees,” will address Brazilian immigration to the US and Massachusetts. The speaker will summarize the controversy regarding official and unofficial population counts of Brazilians in Massachusetts. He will discuss employment, working conditions, and migration patterns of Brazilians in Massachusetts in the 1990’s. The lecture will also cover the process of racial and ethnic identity formation of Brazilian immigrants. For more information, call Paloma Britt at 617-287-5791 or email [email protected].

CPCS Faculty Out in the World: Hybrid City 5-6pm, Wheatley Hall, 4th Floor, CPCS Plaza. Professor Fred Johnson will present a documentary: Hybrid City, is a television documentary on the creation of urban space that has aired on BBC2 and the BBC World Service. It presents an incisive commentary on 20th Century city planning, a practical, philosophical and ethical look at the way we make the cities we live in and who is welcome, unwelcome and why. The work profiles London, Los Angeles and Atlanta and features internationally recognized social geographers as well as compelling images of cities as the 21st Century dawns. For more information, call Andrea Wight at 617-287-7381 or email [email protected].

Wednesday, March 10

Women Eating Breakfast with guest speakers 9-11am, Wheatley Hall, 4th Floor, student lounge. Come to a safe and comfortable place to meet each other and talk. While the events will focus on women, men may respectfully attend. Guest speakers will give talks on various women-related topics. For more information, call Vienna Rothberg at 617-287-7986 or email [email protected]. Casa Latina Open House Noon-4pm, Wheatley Hall, 4th Floor, Room 123. All are invited to participate in an afternoon of Latino music, food and culture. For more information, call Gina Rojas at 617-287-7945 or email [email protected].

La Pelcula de la Semana: “AMO TU CAMA RICA”Director: Emilio Martnez Lzaro. Intrpretes: Ariadna Gil, Pere Ponce, Nancho NovoTodas las pelculas se proyectarn en vdeo, en espaol, a las 2.30 pm en el Spanish Resource Center, Healey Library, piso 6, Habitacin 3 (al lado de los ascensores).All movies will be shown on video in Spanish at 2:30pm in the Spanish Resource Center, Healey Library, 6th floor, Room 3 (beside the stairs).

Digital Classroom Seminar Series 12:30-2pm, Healey Library, 11th Floor, Library Staff Lounge. The Digital Classroom Seminars address emerging technologies impacting the classroom. They are held on the second Wednesday of each month. Faculty are invited bring their lunch to the 90 minute sessions. Coffee, tea and dessert will be served. This event is sponsored by the Instructional Technology Center and the Division of Corporate and Continuing and Distance Education. For more information, call Eileen McMahon at 617-287-3998.

Catholic Mass 12:30pm, McCormack Hall, 3rd Floor, Interfaith Chapel. For more information, call Maggie Cahill at 617-287-5839.

Recovery Meetings for Sober Alcoholics & Addicts or those looking for a new way of life. 2-3pm, Wheatley Hall, 4th Floor, Room 169. Meetings open for all students, professors, & employees. Refreshments will be served. For more information, call Beth at 617-287-7981.

Writing Proficiency Workshop for March 25 Portfolio 2:30-4pm, Wheatley Hall, 1st Floor, Room 004. 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].

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].

Eco-tours of the Campus 3-3:40pm, Service Building, UL, Room 1. ‘Green’ furnishings, recycled paper, compostable bags and energy efficiency – it is all happening at UMass Boston. Get to know your Sustainable Campus and ‘Green’ efforts at UMB. Find out what we recycle and how UMass Boston is making environmentally responsible choices. Groups limited to groups of 10. Bring a warm jacket and meet in the upper level of the Service Building, room 1. For more information, call UMBe Green at 617-287-5083.

Thursday, March 11

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].

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.

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].