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January 30, 2002 UMass Dartmouth's Prior Learning Program translates life experiences into university credits For 40 years, Shirley Lamson volunteered with the League of Women Voters, serving as president of local, county, and state boards in Pennsylvania. She worked on publishing voter guides, lobbying for legislation, and speaking in front of government agencies. On Cape Cod, she recently organized local chapters for the Million Mom March, advocating gun safety measures.
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January 30, 2002 GB Hammond receives $100,000 grant from Camille & Henry Dreyfus Foundation Gerald "GB" Hammond, professor of chemistry/biochemistry at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, is the recipient of a $100,000 grant award over two years from the Camille and Henry Dreyfus Foundation's Scholar/Fellow Program for Undergraduate Institutions. Hammond was one of five individuals in the nation chosen for the award.
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January 30, 2002 Advanced Technology & Manufacturing Center opens at former Kerr Mill site in Fall River Governor Jane Swift joined state, local and university officials on November 14 for the grand opening of the new 60,000-square foot Advanced Technology & Manufacturing Center (ATMC) at the former Kerr Mill in Fall River. The state-of-the-art facility will spur economic investment and lead to the creation of 120 jobs in the region.
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January 30, 2002 SMAST seeks to strengthen Portuguese connection SMAST seeks to strengthen Portuguese connection Collaboration with a visiting scientist from the Instituto de Investigacao das Pescas e do Mar (IPIMAR) in Lisbon, the establishment of a student exchange program with the University of Azores and participation on an advisory panel for Instituto do Mar (IMAR), an international research organization, are among the ways UMass Dartmouth's School for Marine Science and Technology is strengthening ties to the Luso-American community.
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January 29, 2002 Auditions scheduled for `The Vagina Monologues' at UMD The Women's Resource Center at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth is looking for women to be cast in the award-winning play, "The Vagina Monologues," set to be performed March 27-March 29.
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January 25, 2002 UMD Health Office sponsors workshops on healthy eating UMD Health Office sponsors workshops on healthy eating
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January 25, 2002 Non-credit management, accounting and finance courses offered at UMass Dartmouth UMass Dartmouth, through the Division of Continuing Education, will be offering courses for managers and non-managers. Courses are strategically designed to help managers enhance their management skills and augment their accounting and financial ability to help increase the profitability of any business small or large.
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January 25, 2002 UMass Dartmouth offers artisanry courses at Star Store UMass Dartmouth, through the Division of Continuing Education, will be offering artisanry non-credit courses in the areas of ceramics, woodworking, jewelry and metals. Classes will be held at the new Star Store campus in downtown New Bedford from 6-9 p.m. Star Store is located on 715 Purchase Street.
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January 24, 2002 `Writing the Sitcom' workshop offered for aspiring TV scribes `Writing the Sitcom' workshop offered for aspiring TV scribes Neil Boushell, a Hollywood television writer, will offer a non-credit seminar on "Writing the Sitcom," at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth on February 8-9. The workshop will cover the nuts and bolts of creating half-hour comedies and cover topics such as how networks find writers, writing a `spec' script, breaking into the business, and finding an agent.
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January 24, 2002 UMass Dartmouth professor receives ASCAP award for musical compositions Professor James M. Bohn, a visiting lecturer in the music department at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, is the ASCAPLU$ Standard Award recipient from the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers in New York.