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Calendar – 3/25/04

Thursday, March 25

No Exit Theatre Production McCormack Hall, 2nd Floor, McCormack Theatre. The play “No Exit” by Jean-Paul Sartre will be presented by the Theatre Arts/Performing Arts Department, including Thursday – Saturday performances at 8pm and a Sunday matinee at 2pm on 3/28/04. For more information, call Performing Arts Office at 617-287-5640 or email [email protected].

I wanna be a teacher when I grow up! Noon-1pm., Wheatley Hall, 1st Floor, Room 077. Find out how. Make it happen. Learn more about our teacher education programs. For more information, call Teacher Preparation Office at 617-287-7625 or email [email protected].

Beacons Athletics: Men’s Tennis vs. Curry College 3-5pm, at Curry College. For more information, call 617-287-7800 or email [email protected].

Beacons Athletics: Men’s Baseball vs. Eastern Nazarene 3-5pm, at Eastern Nazarene. For more information, call 617-287-7800 or email [email protected].

Beacons Athletics: Men’s Lacrosse vs. Curry College 3-5pm, at Curry College. For more information, call 617-287-7800 or email [email protected].

Friday, March 26

“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. Ann Giblin from Ecosystems Center, MBL will be presenting “Benthic Nitrogen Cycling in the Upper Estuary: The Importance of Salinity.” For more information, call Diana Ruddy at 617-287-6600 or email [email protected].

UMB Chamber Orchestra Spring Concert 8-9:30pm, The New School of Music: 25 Lowell Street, Cambridge, MA 02138. The UMass Boston Chamber Orchestra; Jon Ceander Mitchell, Conductor, presents works by J.S. Bach, Beethoven, Goosens and Thomas. Requested donation of $5.00 ($3.00 for students and seniors). Unauthorized use of flash photography and audio/video recording devices is not allowed. Children under the age of 4 will not be admitted. For more information, call Mark Vaz, Performing Arts Department at 617-287-5640 or email [email protected].

Saturday, March 27

WE LEARN (Net)Working Conference 8:30am-4:30pm, Wheatley Hall, 4th Floor, CPCS Plaza. Women Expanding: Literacy Education Action Resource Network (Net)Working Conference for students, teachers, administrators, researchers, writers, community activists, and anyone interested in women’s issues and adult basic literacy. The keynote speaker is Barbara Neely, a tireless supporter of women’s rights, social justice and adult literacy. Barbara Neely is a novelist, short story writer, and author of the popular Blanche White mystery novels. This event will also feature The Change Agent Project, Workshops presented by Elsa Aurbach, Mev Miller, Lorna Rivera, Sally Gabb and others, and the First Annual Membership Meeting and election of new board of directors. For more details go to: www.litwomen.org/welearn.html. For more information, call Mev Miller at 401-383-4374 or email [email protected].

Beacons Athletics: Women’s Softball vs. UMass Dartmouth 1-3pm, at UMass Dartmouth. For more information, call 617-287-7800 or email [email protected].

Beacons Athletics: Men’s Lacrosse vs. Norwich University 1-3pm. For more information, call 617-287-7800 or email [email protected].

Sunday, March 28

No Exit Theatre Production McCormack Hall, 2nd Floor, McCormack Theatre. The play “No Exit” by Jean-Paul Sartre will be presented by the Theatre Arts/Performing Arts Department, including Thursday – Saturday performances at 8pm and a Sunday matinee at 2pm on 3/28/04. For more information, call Performing Arts Office at 617-287-5640 or email [email protected].

Neponset River Cleanup 11am, John Paul II Park 1 mile outside of campus. This event will be comprised of the campus community, local community, the media and members of the local legislature, all there is educate themselves and others about Mercury in our waterways. 1 in 6 children in Massachusetts has high levels of mercury in their systems which can cause neurological disorders. For more information, call Teresa D’Anna at 617-287-3866 or email [email protected].

Beacons Athletics: Men’s Baseball vs. Becker College Noon-2pm, at Becker College. For more information, call 617-287-7800 or email [email protected].

Songs of Life Concert 5-7pm, Church of theCovenant, 67 Newbury Street, corner of Berkeley, Boston, MA 02116. Rev. Adrienne Berry-Burton, the UMass Gospel Choir and friends will put on a benefit concert freaturing gospel and contemporary music. The other featured artists are Mrs. Virginia Makkers, pianist, Mrs. Doreen Murray – an UMB alumna, vocalist, Mr. David Murray, drummer, Min. Beatrice Greene, composer and pianist, and Mr. Chuck Moutsoulas, keyboardist. Tickets – Tax Deductible Donation – General – $15.00, children under 12 and students with an ID – $10.00. 67 Newbury Street is just a few short blocks from the Arlington and Copley Square Green Line stops! For more information, call Rev. Adrienne Berry-Burton at 617-287- 5838 or email [email protected].

Monday, March 29

Plyometrics at the Beacon Fitness Center 12:30-1:30pm, 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].

Speech by the Consul General of Japan 2:30-5:30pm. The Consul General of Japan will speak about 150 years of U.S. and Japanese relations. For more information, email Professor Takesho Kokubo at [email protected].

Tuesday, March 30

Soup and Social Justice: Community Service 11:30am-1pm, McCormack Hall, 3rd Floor, Interfaith Chapel. “Life’s Most Urgent Question is, What are you doing for others?” A look at the importance of Community Service and giving back, presented by Backyard Student Organization and Office of Service Learning and Community Outreach. For more information, call Maggie Cahill at 617-287-5839 or email [email protected].

CPCS Faculty Out in the World: Link between Family Support and Community Development 5-6pm, Wheatley Hall, 4th Floor, CPCS Plaza. Professor William Holmes will discuss a Family REnewal Initiative in Providence Rhode Island that combines a family support program with community development grants. It will look at how community development projects can help strenghthen families and how supporting families can help build communities. For more information, call Andrea Wight at 617-287-7381 or email [email protected].

Wednesday, March 31

Annual Faculty and Staff Prayer Breakfast 8:30am, Healey Library, 11th Floor, Faculty Dining. Featured speaker: Rev. Joel Baehr, Teacher of Pragmatic Spirituality. For more information, call Rev. Adrienne Berry-Burton at 617-287-5838 or email [email protected].

Advancing the Latino Agenda: Perspectives from Policymakers and the Community 9am-4pm, JFK Library. The Latino Public Policy Conference 2004 will be a coming-together of policymakers and community members to exchange ideas and perspectives on how to improve the status of Latinos in Massachusetts. We fully anticipate that the day’s activities will benefit all participants professionally and personally, and expect that the gathering will be comparable to our previous public policy conferences in Worcester (2000) and Lowell (2002), which were very successful meetings. Register as soon as possible to ensure that you get a seat! The deadline for registration is April 9, and the fee is $45.00. For more information, call Paloma Britt at 617-287-5791 or email [email protected].

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.

ECOS Dept. Guest Speaker Seminar-Spring 2004 2:30-4pm, Science Center, 1st Floor, Room 006. Speaker: Dr. Mark Hines, Chair, Dept. of Biological Sciences, UMass-Lowell. Title: “Mad Hatter’s Revenge: Microbially-Mediated Cycling of Mercury in the Environment.” Refreshments will be served. For more information, call Tim O’Donnell at 617-287-7440 or email [email protected].

Women’s Softball 2:30-4:30pm, at Salem State. For more information, call 617-287-780 or email [email protected].

Women’s Research Forum 2:30-4:30pm, Quinn Administration, 3rd Floor, Chancellor’s Conference Room. This is the Nineteenth Women’s Research Forum sponsored by the Center for Women in Politics and Public Policy. Erika Kates Research director at CWPPP is giving the talk titled: Poor Policies and “Best Practices”: The Effects of States’ Welfare Policies on Low-income Women in Higher Education, 1993-2003. For more information, call Erika Kates at 617-287-5569 or email [email protected].

ECO-tours of the Campus 3-3:40pm, Service Building, UL, Room 1. ‘Green’ buildings, 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. For more information, call UMBe Green at 617-287-5083 or email [email protected].

Beacons Athletics: Men’s Baseball vs. Albertus Mangus 3-5pm. For more information, call 617-287-7800 or email [email protected].

Men’s Lacrosse vs. M.I.T. 3-5pm. For more information, call 617-287-7800 or email [email protected].