UMass Dartmouth Brown Bag Lunch series for spring 2004

Each Brown Bag Lunch features a talk by a UMD faculty or staff member followed by a question and answer period. They are scheduled from noon to approximately 1:30 p.m. and held in the first floor Browsing area of the Library. For more information, call Christine Allen at 508-999-8946.

The UMass Dartmouth Library Dean Ann Montgomery Smith announced today the schedule of featured speakers for the upcoming Brown Bag Lunch series for the 2004 spring semester. Co-sponsored by the Library and the Faculty Senate, the Brown Bag Lunch series offers three educational programs each semester on topics of interest to the University and local community. 

Each Brown Bag Lunch features a talk by a UMD faculty or staff member followed by a question and answer period. They are scheduled from noon to approximately 1:30 p.m. and held in the first floor Browsing area of the Library. For more information, call Christine Allen at 508-999-8946. 

The Brown Bag Lunch series is free and open to the general public, faculty, staff, and students. Guests are welcome to arrive early and encouraged to bring their own lunches. Complimentary beverages and cookies are provided. Parking is available in lot 13. The library is fully accessible, and the browsing area has transmitter equipment available for those with hearing impairments. (Please call 508-999-8750 for more information about the equipment.) 

Scheduled for Wednesday, March 31, when Prof. James Griffith of the Medical Laboratory Science Department will present “DNA in the Courtroom,” a program on forensic science. Dr. Griffith is also executive director of the UMass Center for Molecular Diagnostics. 

Closing the spring semester series, Dr. Brian Rothschild, director of the School for Marine Science and Technology, will offer “The Oceans and Earth Day” on Wednesday, April 21 in conjunction with the University’s celebration of Earth Day. Dr Rothschild is also Dean of the UMass Intercampus Graduate School of Marine Sciences and Technology. 


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