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Thursday, February 5

Bursar’s Office Extended Hours Quinn Administration, 2nd Floor. Monday thru Thursday: 8am-7pm; Friday, 8am-4:30pm, Jan. 26-Feb. 2. For more information, call 617-287-5350.

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].

Iraq: How Bush is blundering into a new Vietnam Noon, Wheatley Hall, 4th Floor, Stdent Lounge. Featured Speaker: Bryan Koulouris, organizer for the United For Peace and Justice in NYC and columnist for Justice Newspaper. For more information, call 617-968-6116 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].

Opening Reception for 5-7pm, McCormack Hall, 1st Floor, Harbor Gallery. Please join us for the opening reception of “honey, you can’t keep the props,” a collaborative show featuring the work of fashion designer Michelle Fournier, architect Bill Francisco, and photographer R.E. Hergert. Light refreshments will be served. Please call for any assistance. For more information, call Tara McCauley at 617-287-7988 or email [email protected].

Beacons Athletics: Men’s Basketball vs. Worcester Polytechnic Institute 7-9pm. For more information, call 617-287-7800 or email [email protected].

Friday, February 6, 2004

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].

Biology Seminar 2:30-4pm, Science Center, 1st Floor, Room 6. Dr. Lisa Delissio from Salem State College will be presenting “Tropical Rainforests and Climate Change: New Information from Malaysian Borneo.” For more information, call Diana Ruddy at 617-287-6600 or email [email protected].

Beacons Athletics: Women’s Ice Hockey vs St. Michael’s College 7-9pm. For more information, call 617-287-7800 or email [email protected].

Saturday, February 7

Out of the Box: A Community Action Forum to End Homelessness in Greater Boston 9am-4pm, Healey Library, 11th Floor, Faculty/Staff Lounge. This is a unique opportunity, bringing together people from various perspectives and backgrounds (business academia, students, homeless people, government, social service, etc.) who share a vision to end homelessness. The forum is facilitated and includes multiple breakout groups. Free parking; $10 to attend; RSVP to Julie McLucas at [email protected] and send $10 to UMass Foundation – Give Us Your Poor” McCormack Graduate School, UMass Boston,100 Morrissey Blvd., Boston, MA 02125. For additional information, call 617-287-5532.

Beacons Athletics: Women’s Ice Hockey vs. St. Michael’s College 3-5pm. For more information, call 617-287-7800 or email [email protected] .

Sunday, February 8

WUMB 91.9 FM Commonwealth Journal 7 p.m. 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 9

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].

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 12:30-1:30pm, 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].

Fundamentals in Marina Management and Planning – EGS 478 1-3:30pm, McCormack Hall, UL, Marine Operations Boat Shop. 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. Classes run March 26 – May 28, 2004. Register now and have the opportunity to take the EGS444 internship in the summer. For more information, call Moni at 617-287-5404 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, February 10

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].

Pilates at the Beacon Fitness Center 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m., 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] .

Gaston Institute Speakers Series Event 1 – 2:30 p.m., Healey Library, 11th Floor, Library Staff Lounge. “Amending the Definition of the Contemporary Immigrant Political Actor: Rooting/Routing Dominican American Organizing in New York.” Featured speaker: Ana Aparicio, professor of the Anthropology Department. For more information, call Paloma Britt at 617-287-5791 or email [email protected] .

Gaston Institute-Speaker Series 1 – 2:30 p.m., Healey Library, 11th Floor. “New immigrant actor: Dominican American Organizing in New York City,” featuring Ana Aparicio, PHD. For more information, call 617-287-5790.

Yoga Class 1 – 2 p.m., 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] .

Labor Resource Center Spring Semester Student Welcome 5 – 7 p.m., Wheatley Hall, 4th Floor, Student Lounge. The Labor Resource Center will sponsor a welcome for Labor Studies Certificate and Major students who are returning for the spring semester. Anyone interested in Labor Studies is encouraged to attend and talk with faculty or staff about the programs offered. Light refreshments will be served. For more information, call Jean Pishkin at 617-287-7426 or email [email protected].

Delta Sigma Pi Night of Food and Fun 7-8:30pm, Wheatley Hall, 4th Floor, Student Lounge. We will be hosting a night of food and fun. The event is a chance to meet the members of the fraternity and hear what the fraternity is all about. Our fraternity is coed-both men and women are welcome. For more information, email to Ariel at [email protected].

Wednesday, February 11

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]

Queer Student Union Valentine’s Day Party 11am-4pm, Wheatley Hall, 4th Floor, Student Lounge. Everyone is welcome to attend. For more information, call Colleen at 617-287-7983 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].

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

Creating Collective Community 2:30pm, McCormack Hall, 3rd Floor, Ryan Lounge. 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 lmited 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] & 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 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] .