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.
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.
Cape Verde: Language, Literature And Music Boston Public Library - February 4, 2004 At 6:00 Pm
The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth Center for Portuguese Studies and Culture and the Consulate General of Cape Verde in Boston announce the launching of Portuguese Literary & Cultural Studies 8, subtitled ?Cape Verde: Language, Literature and Music?. The event will take place at the Rabb Lecture Hall, Boston Public Library, on Wednesday February 4, 2004, 6:00-7:30 p.m.
Former Count Basie Drummer Harold Jones presents Free Drum Clinic at UMD
DARTMOUTH, MASSACHUSETTS - The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth Music Department is hosting a free drum clinic with Harold Jones
Lee Charlton and Ross Grace, Jr. to receive UMass Dartmouth Drum Major Award
Dartmouth, MA University of Massachusetts Dartmouth Chancellor Jean F. MacCormack announced today that community activist Lee Charlton, President of the NAACP, and campus leader Ross M. Grace, Jr., Assistant Director of the University?s Frederick Douglass Unity House, were selected to receive the University?s first ?Drum Major Award?. The award is given in recognition of the significant contributions made by community and campus leaders toward realizing Dr. King?s dream of equality, social justice, and peace.
The Second Half Announces Its Spring Program
DARTMOUTH, MASSACHUSETTS - The Second Half/Lifelong Learning@ 50+ announced its ?study group? program for the spring session which begins Monday, March 8, 2004. These groups meet on a weekly basis in the daytime at either the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth main campus or at the University's Division of Professional & Continuing Education Center located on South Main Street in downtown Fall River.
UMD DRUM MAJOR AWARD to benefit Wilder Fund And Summer Basketball League
Dartmouth, MA As part of the second annual Martin Luther King, Jr. breakfast scheduled for Friday, January 30, 2004, at the University's Campus Center, two area charities will receive $1,000 donations in the name of this year's Drum Major Award recipients Lee Charlton and Ross Grace, Jr. The Drum Major Award was created by the University to acknowledge the contributions of both campus and community leaders who work diligently to advance mutual respect, understanding, and appreciation for cultural and ethnic diversity.
Umass Dartmouth 50+ Group Explores The Universe In Manhattan
DARTMOUTH, MASSACHUSETTS - Forty-one adults who had recently completed a course entitled "New Dimensions of the Universe" and others area residents interested in astronomy boarded a bus last fall for a day trip to the Rose Center for Earth and Space in Manhattan. This program and others like it are part of the academic and social line up offered by The Second Half: Lifelong Learning @50+ program affiliated with the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth.
Judge Luis G. Perez Named Keynote Speaker At Martin Luther King, Jr. Breakfast
Dartmouth, MA-The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth announced today that the honorable Judge Luis G. Perez will be the keynote speaker at the second annual Martin Luther King Jr. Breakfast on Friday, January 30, 2004. This special event, which will be held in the UMass Dartmouth Campus Center from 8:30 - 10:30 a.m., acknowledges the contributions of both campus and community leaders who work diligently to keep Dr. King's dream alive.
UMass Dartmouth Archives Receives Videotapes That Preserve French-Canadian Heritage
DARTMOUTH, MASSACHUSETTS - In an effort to preserve some of the cultural heritage of the French-Canadian community in New England, UMass Dartmouth Chancellor Professor Mel Yoken recently donated a collection of videotaped interviews to the University Archives. The collection is comprised of (22) separate video tape recordings produced by Matt Leavitt and Dawn Lyons, two students working under Prof. Yoken?s supervision in an upper-level independent study French course.
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