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Calendar – 4/8/04

Thursday, April 8

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]

Observation of Passover 2:30-4pm, McCormack Hall, 3rd Floor, Interfaith Chapel. Join with Sam Mendeles, Executive Director of the Hillel Council of New England in a traditional observation of Passover. For more information, call Rev. Adrienne Berry-Burton at 617-287-5838 or email [email protected] .

Graduate Student Assembly Meeting 3-4pm. The Graduate Student Assembly is dedicated to enhancing the academic and professional development of our graduate student community. Membership is open to all matriculated graduate students, who are invited to attend the meetings. For more information visit the GSA website at www.gsa.umb.edu or call 617-287-7975.

Men’s Tennis vs. Eastern Nazarene College 3-5pm. For more information, call 617-287-7800 or email [email protected].

Men’s Baseball vs. Worcester State 3-5pm. For more information, call 617-287-7800 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].

College of Management Senior Executive Forum 6-7:30pm, Healey Library, 11th Floor, University Club. Featuring “Challenges of Leadership” with Elaine Ullian, President and CEO, Boston University Medical Center. For more information, call Mary Ann Machanic at 617-287-7734 or email maryann.machanic .

Friday, April 9

“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] .

Good Friday Ecumenical Prayer Service 12:15 – 1 p.m., McCormack Hall, 3rd Floor, Interfaith Chapel. For more information, call Maggie Cahill at 617-287-5839 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] .

Saturday, April 10

Men’s Baseball vs. UMass Dartmouth Noon-2pm. For more information, call 617-287-7800 or email [email protected]

Monday, April 12

Seminar: How to be more Self-Confident 9-10am. The UHS Counseling Center is presenting a free workshop on how to live a more self-confident life. Most people think that confidence is something they are borh with, and if they don’t feel confident, there is nothing they can do about it. That isn’t true at all! In this workshop, participants will learn what confidence is and how to develop more of it. This seminar will be facilitated by Edna Pressler, PhD, a licensed pscyhologist and counseling staff member. There is no charge to participate. Please call the UHS Counseling Center for information at 617-287-5690.

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].

Graduate Program in Dispute Resolution Spring Brown Bag Lecture: Fire Island National Seashore: Challenges Negotiating Off Road Driving Regulations 1:30-3:30pm, Wheatley Hall, 4th Floor, Sociology Conference Room. In this brown bag, speaker Pat Field will review a recent public sector mediated case that involved convening and mediating a regulatory negotiation over off-road driving regulations for Fire Island National Seashore. For more information, call Kelly Ward Mason at 617-287-7421 or email [email protected]. Men’s Tennis vs. Wentworth Institution 3-5pm. For more information, call 617-287-7800 or email [email protected].

College of Management Senior Executive Forum 6-7:15pm, Healey Library, 11th Floor, University Club. Leon Wilson, Managing Director, Charitable Asset Division, Fleet Financial Group. For more information, call Mary Ann Machanic at 617-287-7734 or email [email protected].

Tuesday, April 13

Women’s Softball vs. Southern Maine 12:30-2:30pm, at Southern Maine. For more information, call 617-287-7800 or email [email protected].

Neponset River Forum 2:30-3:30pm. Learn about the river thats in our own backyard, the Neponset. Currently it’s in a polluted state, which can only be fixed with our action and knowledge. For more information, call Teresa D’Anna at 617-287-3866 or email [email protected].

Men’s Baseball vs. Framingham State 3-5pm. For more information, call 617-287-7800 or email [email protected].

Men’s Lacrosse vs. UMass Dartmouth 3-5pm, at UMass Dartmouth. For more information, call 617-287-7800 or email [email protected].

Alice O’Connor will lecture and lead a discussion on Poverty Knowledge in a Post-Liberal Era:Challenges and Possibilities 4-5:30pm, Quinn Administration, 3rd Floor, Chancellor’s Conference Room. Alice O’Connor is an Associate Professor of History at the University of California Santa Barbara and currently a Fellow at the Charles Warren Center at Harvard. She is the author of “Poverty Knowledge: Social Science, Social Policy, and the Poor in Twentieth-Century U.S. History” (Princeton University Press 2001) and Co-editor of “Urban Inequality: Evidence from Four Cities”, (Russell Sage Foundation, 2001). Her current work explores the historical origins of current wealth inequality. For more information, call Annette Cameron at 617-287-6938 or email [email protected].

Impossible Subjects: Illegal Aliens and the Making of Modern America 4-6pm, Healey Library, 11th Floor, Library Staff Lounge. A talk by Mae Ngai, Assistant Professor of History at the University of Chicago and 2003-2004 Fellow at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study. Presented by the Institute for Asian American Studies and the Graduate Program in American Studies. Refreshments will be served. For more information, call Shauna Lo at 617-287-5650 or email [email protected].

CPCS Faculty Out in the World: Poetry/Short Story Reading 5-6pm, Wheatley Hall, 4th Floor, CPCS Plaza. CPCS Professor Susan Eisenberg and CPCS Interim Dean Connie Chan will read from their published works of poetry, short story, and memoir. For more information, call Andrea Wight at 617-287-7381 or email [email protected].

Wednesday, April 14

Student Life SpringFEST Vendor Fair 9am-5pm, McCormack Hall, 2nd Floor, lobby. Featuring a variety of vendors, selling items such as jewelry, clothing, accessories, imported arts and crafts, etc. Some student organizations and campus departments will be displaying information about their activities. For more information, call 617-287-7952.

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].

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 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.

Men’s Baseball vs. Bowdoin College 4-6pm For more information, call 617-287-7800 or email [email protected].

The Music of UMB Faculty 7:30pm. Compositions by Gonzalez,Hamlin,Janson, Lairopolous,Patterson. Free and open to the public. For more information, call Mark Vaz at 617-287-5640 or email [email protected].

Thursday, April 15

Student Life SpringFEST Vendor Fair 9am-5pm, McCormack Hall, 2nd Floor, lobby. Featuring a variety of vendors, selling items such as jewelry, clothing, accessories, imported arts and crafts, etc. Some student organizations and campus departments will be displaying information about their activities. For more information, call 617-287-7952.

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 or email [email protected].

ART/TALKS Boston Sculptors: A Collective Perspective 1-2pm Founding members and newcomers to this celebrated Boston-based collective of artists will discuss the history, process, and logistics involved in creating an artist’s collective as a way to assure exhibition space for their work. The talk will serve as a compliment to their current exhibition at the Harbor Gallery, Origins < = > Outcomes. For more information, email Wendy Baring-Gould at [email protected].

Workforce 2004 Career Expo 1pm. Workforce 2004 Career Expo introduces the diversity and experience of UMass Boston to the top employers of New England offering full-time/part-time jobs and internships in a variety of industries. Bring plenty of resumes – business attire recommended. Visit: www.careers.umb.edu for a list of exhibitors. Presented by University Career Services. For more information, call Michael Gaskins at 617-287-5519 or email [email protected].

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

Women’s Softball vs. Emmanuel College 3:30-5:30pm. For more information, call 617-287-7800 or email [email protected].