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Thursday, February 12

Crisis of Confidence: Integrity in the Financial Services Industry 7:30-10am, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, 600 Atlantic Avenue, Boston third floor. College of Management Special Presentation: Critical Analysis and Discussion with Industry Experts. Featuring Arindam Bandopadhyaya, CM Professor of Finance, Edward D’Alelio, CM Executive-in-Residence, Len Darling, Former Chief Investment Officer and Vice Chairman of OppenheimerFunds, Lawrence Gennari, Attorney Gadsby Hannah, Russ Haskell, Consultant. Reservations Required. Email your name to [email protected] before February 9. For more information go to www.management.umb.edu. Federal Reserve Bank of Boston security requires that all attendees have a Massachustts Driver’s License or other Government-issued photo identification for entry to the building.

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].

A Celebration of the Life of Rusty Simonds 2:30 – 4 p.m., McCormack Hall, 3rd Floor, Ryan Lounge. For more information, email to Jack Spence at [email protected].

College of Management Special Presentation 2:30-4pm, Healey Library, 8th Floor, Provost’s Conference Room. “Charactieritiscs of the Chinese Market” with College of Management Visiting Scholar Jiang Ruo Chen. For more information, call Mary Ann Machanic at 617-287-7734 or email maryann.machanic.

Queer Student Union Safe Sex Workshop 2:30 – 4:30 p.m., Wheatley Hall, 4th Floor, Student Lounge. The QSU welcomes an instructor from “Grand Opening” who will conduct a safe sex workshop. For more information, call Natalia or Colleen at 617-287-7983 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].

The Vagina Monologues 8pm, McCormack Hall, 2nd Floor, McCormack Theatre. For more information, call Brian James Ward at 617-287-5645 or email [email protected] .

Friday, February 13

Ab Blast at the Beacon Fitness Center 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m., 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.” Contact Maggie Cahill.

Biology Seminar 2:30-4pm, Science Center, 1st Floor, Room 6. Dr. Paul Garrity from MIT will be presenting “Seeing the Light and Feeling the Heat: The Construction and Function of Fly Sensory Systems.” For more information, call Diana Ruddy at 617-287-6600 or email [email protected].

Men’s Ice Hockey vs. Skidmore College 7-9:30pm. For more information, call Beacons Athletics at 617-287-7800 or email [email protected].

The Vagina Monologues 8pm, McCormack Hall, 2nd Floor, McCormack Theatre. For more information, call Brian James Ward at 617-287-5645 or email [email protected]

Saturday, February 14

Women’s Ice Hockey vs. Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Noon-2pm, For more information, call Beacons Athletics at 617-287-7800 or email [email protected].

Women’s Basketball vs. Plymouth State College 1-3pm, For more information, call Beacons Athletics at 617-287-7800 or email [email protected] .

Take A Kid To The Game Day – Men’s & Women’s Basketball vs. Plymouth State College 1-5pm, Clark Athletic Center, LL, Gym & Rink. Entering its ninth year, TAKG provides NCAA member institutions a national grassroots program designed to encourage adults to take children to collegiate athletic contests. Institutions participate by selecting an official TAKG game and offering free or discounted tickets to children fourteen and under when accompanied by a paying adult. For more information, call 617-287-7802 or email [email protected].

Men’s Basketball vs. Plymouth State College3-5pm, For more information, call Beacons Athletics at 617-287-7800 or email [email protected] .

Men’s Ice Hockey vs. Castleton State College 3-5:30pm, For more information, call Beacons Athletics at 617-287-7800 or email [email protected].

The Vagina Monologues 8pm, McCormack Hall, 2nd Floor, McCormack Theatre. For more information, call Brian James Ward at 617-287-5645 or email [email protected].

Sunday, February 15

Women’s Ice Hockey vs. Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Noon-2pm. For more information, call Beacons Athletics at 617-287-7800 or email [email protected].

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. For more information, call 617-287-6900.

Monday, February 16

Presidents’ Day – University Closed

Tuesday, February 17

MassPIRG Internships for Course Credit Wheatley Hall, 4th Floor, Room 156. Interested in fighting hunger and homelessness, saving students money on textbooks or working to stop rollbacks of our environmental laws??? Earn course credit by working to solve society’s problems with MASSPIRG! For more information, call Leslie Mendoza Kamstra at 617-287-3866 or email [email protected].

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 9am-5pm, Monday thru Friday. Visit www.bostonfolkfestival.org for details. For more information, call 617-287-6900 or email [email protected].

Women’s Center Women’s Breakfast 9-11am, Wheatley Hall, 4th Floor, Student Lounge. For more information, call Ginn at 617-287-7986 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 or email [email protected].

Yoga Class 1-2pm, McCormack Hall, 1st Floor, Beacon Fitness Center. Experience the benefits of professional Yoga instruction – calm your body and your mind, improve your focus, strengthen your body. Instruction appropriate for all levels. Mats provided, wear comfortable clothing. Students FREE – Faculty and Staff $5.00 – first class FREE. Please visit our web site – www.umbwellness.org for more details. For more information, call 617-287-5680 or email [email protected].

Dissertation Defense 2pm, Wheatley Hall, 4th Floor, Room 22. Environment Strategies Among People Growing Older with Multiple Sclerosis: Experiences, Implications, and Lessons.

Women’s Basketball vs. UMass Dartmouth 5:30-7:30pm, at UMass Dartmouth. For more information, call Beacons Athletics at 617-287-7800 or email [email protected].

Men’s Basketball vs. UMass Dartmouth 7:30-9:30pm, at UMass Dartmouth. For more information, call Beacons Athletics at 617-287-7800 or email [email protected].

Wednesday, February 18

Calling all Book Lovers Noon – 2 p.m., Wheatley Hall, 4th Floor, lounge. Join us for a panel forum talk about loving books. Featuring Professor Ajume H. Wingo, Philosophy; Professor Shirley Suet-ling Tang,Asian American and American studies; Erica Monteiro, English major; Fritz Hyppolite, political Science major, Student Senate President; moderator Frances Darden, Theology major. The Black student center is very excited about sponsoring this forum on the art of reading as pleasure, self-power, and necessity. For more information, call Stephane Marcelin at 617-287-7879.

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

Eco-tours of the campus 3-3:40pm. Green furnishings, recycled paper, compostable bags and energy efficiency – it is 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 or email [email protected].

Cardio-Kickboxing at the Beacon Fitness Center 4-5pm, McCormack Hall, 1st Floor, Beacon Fitness Center. Group Exercise Class designed to target cardiovascular endurance using a kickboxing theme. Open to all members. For more information, call 617-287-6788 or email [email protected].

Step & Tone at the Beacon Fitness Center 6:30-7:45pm, McCormack Hall, 1st Floor, Beacon Fitness Center. A two-part exercise class which begins with traditional step-aerobics and finishes with muscular strength and toning exercises. Open to all members. For more information, call 617-287-6788 or email [email protected].

Thursday, February 19

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.

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 or email [email protected].

Chancellor’s Student Luncheon 1-2pm. Share your background and discuss your experiences at UMass Boston with Chancellor Gora. Reservations necessary. To make a reservation, please call Pat MacNeil at 617-287-5800.

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].