February 1, 2002 Danish artist Per Kirkeby exhibits at UMass Dartmouth Gallery Feb 9-March 14 The University Art Gallery at the Star Store Campus of the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth will feature an exhibition of monotypes, etchings and book covers by the Danish artist, Per Kirkeby from February 9 - March 14.
January 31, 2002 Time change announced for Black History Month event A community discussion on "Black Men and Health" at UMass Dartmouth's Frederick Douglass Unity House will be held on Thursday, February 28, beginning at 6 p.m. and not Noon as previously announced.
January 31, 2002 Classical recital scheduled on February 7 at UMass Dartmouth Harpsichordist Paul Cienniwa and Baroque Cellist Audrey Cienniwa will perform in a free recital at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth on Thursday, February 7, at 12:30 p.m. The concert will be presented in the College of Visual and Performing Arts, room 153. Parking is available in lot 8/9.
January 31, 2002 International film series begins with Cape Verde's "Testamento" A showing of "Testamento," (Cape Verde, 1997) launches the spring International Film Series at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth on Friday, February 8, beginning at 7:30 p.m. The free film will be introduced by Professor Charles White and screened in the College of Visual and Performing Arts Building, room 153. Parking is available in lot 8/9.
January 31, 2002 Alternative Sentencing Program Receives $50K Funding "Changing Lives Through Literature" alternative sentencing program receives $50K funding to enter 10th year Bucking a three-decade national trend of locking more and more people behind prison bars, Massachusetts is continuing its pioneering alternative sentencing program, "Changing Lives Through Literature." Now entering its 10th year, with $50,000 from the state Legislature, the program has succeeded in stopping costly turnstile prison terms for most of its "graduates."
January 30, 2002 Portuguese-Americans and Luso American Foundationendow chair for distinguished professor at UMD Portuguese-Americans and Luso American Foundation endow chair for distinguished professor at UMD The Luso-American Foundation contributed $200,000 to leverage the combined $650,000 donations of five Portuguese-Americans, and qualify the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth for $650,000 in state matching funds. The $1.5 million grant total will fund the first endowed chair in Portuguese in the university's history.
January 30, 2002 'The Estuaries Project' NEW BEDFORD, Bob Durand, Secretary of Environmental Affairs, and William M. Bulger, President of the University of Massachusetts, along with other environmental and elected officials, today unveiled "The Estuaries Project, Southeastern Massachusetts Embayment Restoration," a comprehensive assessment of water quality in 89 estuaries stretching from Duxbury to Cape Cod and The Islands and around the Southeast Coast.
January 30, 2002 Unity House Director Greer G. Gordon's book,Symphonies of the Heart explores spiritual connections Symphonies of the Heart: Spiritual Harmony and the Quest for Holiness is the latest book authored by Greer G. Gordon, director of the Frederick Douglass Unity House and teacher in the departments of Philosophy and African/African American Studies.
January 30, 2002 UMass wins approval of groundbreaking multi-campus marine science degrees The University of Massachusetts won final approval in October from the Massachusetts Board of Higher Education to offer masters and doctoral degrees from its new Inter-Campus Graduate School of Marine Sciences and Technology. The initiative will marshal the resources of its Amherst, Boston, Dartmouth, and Lowell campuses to create a center of excellence focusing on New England's crucial marine resources.
January 30, 2002 Dr. Donald L. Zekan appointed Vice Chancellor Dr. Donald L. Zekan appointed Vice Chancellor