March 5, 2004 AUTHOR TO SPEAK AT UMASS DARTMOUTH - Writer and scholar Minrose Gwin Dartmouth, MA-Writer and scholar Minrose Gwin will speak at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth on Tuesday, March 9th at 1:00pm in the Library Browsing Area. The event is sponsored by the Womens Center and the English Department, with the assistance of a Cultural Affairs Grant. Ms. Gwin will share from her new memoir Wishing For Snow published by the Louisiana State University Press.
February 27, 2004 University Announces Policy Studies Program DARTMOUTH, MASSACHUSETTS -- After years of effort by Chancellor Jean F. MacCormack and faculty members supportive of the idea, the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth announced today that its Center for Policy Analysis, and the Policy Studies faculty have secured final approval to offer an undergraduate Minor in Policy Studies. The University Provost, Dr. Louis Esposito made the announced at a press conference in the University library. This is the first major academic initiative in the social sciences at UMass Dartmouth in 30 years.
February 27, 2004 India Ministry Secretary C. M. Bhandari To Address Umd Indic Studies Seminar The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth announced that its Center for Indic Studies will host a special seminar conducted by Mr. C. M. Bhandari, the Joint Secretary for the Ministry of External Affairs in the federal government of India. The seminar will be held on March 1 in the Library Browsing Area from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. Secretary Bhandari will address the politics and realities associated with business outsourcing by companies in the United States and other nations.
February 26, 2004 Board Of Higher Education Presents Excellence Award To "Changing Lives Through Literature" DARTMOUTH, MA. The New England Board of Higher Education will present its prestigious 2004 Excellence Award to Dr. Robert Waxler and his colleagues for their innovative alternative sentencing program Changing Lives Through Literature. The award will be presented at a ceremony and dinner scheduled for Friday evening, February 27 at the Fairmont Copley Plaza Hotel in Boston.
February 12, 2004 Entrepreneurs Speaker Series Fall River - The Advanced Technology & Manufacturing Center (ATMC) at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth in conjunction with the South Coast Technology Council will host a series of brown bag speaker lunches to promote and enhance the work of entrepreneurs and emerging businesses. The series will be held once a month at the ATMC, 151 Martine St., Fall River from 12-1:30 p.m. and is open to all interested.
February 11, 2004 Lesra Martin, Lawyer Who Freed The Hurricane DARTMOUTH, MASSACHUSETTS - The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, in conjunction with the other four colleges of the Connect partnership (Bridgewater State College, Bristol Community College, Cape Cod Community College, and Massasoit Community College) will host a three- day lecture series featuring attorney Lesra Martin, renowned for his life-long commitment to equal justice and for his brilliant defense of Rubin "the Hurricane" Carter. Mr. Martin will offer a lecture at each of the five Connect partners between February 11-13, 2004.
February 5, 2004 Manufacturing Institute for Local Businesses Provides Competitive Advantage DARTMOUTH, MASSACHUSETTS The Professional and Continuing Education Center of the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth located at 139 South Main Street in Fall River is hosting a series of manufacturing institutes focused on competitiveness. The institutes are co-sponsored by the Massachusetts Manufacturing Extension Partnership.
February 5, 2004 Actors Needed Playwrights Wanted Dartmouth, MA--The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth will host its 3rd annual playwriting festival "inTENsive Theatre" on Saturday, February 7, 2004 at 8:00 p.m. in the Black Box Theatre in the Main Auditorium. Actors and playwrights are invited to share their skills with the UMass Dartmouth community.
February 4, 2004 UMD / Library of Congress to Present International Colloquium on CapeVerde and Mozambique DARTMOUTH, MASSACHUSETTS - The Hispanic Division, the African and Middle Eastern Division, and the John W. Kluge Center of the Library of Congress, in conjunction with the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, present an international colloquium on contemporary Lusophone African literatures and cultures. This international colloquium, Contemporary Lusophone African Literatures and Cultures: Cape Verde and Mozambique, will be held at the Library of Congress (Thomas Jefferson Building, Room 119) in Washington D.C., on Friday, February 6, 1:30-5:00 PM.
February 4, 2004 University To Host Panel On Dealing With Addictions DARTMOUTH, MASSACHUSETTS - The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth announced today that it is hosting a special panel presentation focused on how communities can more effectively deal with addictions. UMass Dartmouth Chancellor Jean F. MacCormack will moderate this community forum on the afternoon of Wednesday, February 11th from 3 to 5 PM in the Library Browsing Area located on the main campus in Dartmouth. Admission is free and parking is available in lot 13.