UMASS DARTMOUTH AWARDED teacher training Grant
Dartmouth, MAAn interdisciplinary team of educators at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth have been awarded a $40,000 professional development grant to work with middle school teachers in New Bedford. The Massachusetts Board of Higher Education funded the project entitled Literacy and Content Required Here with resources earmarked to improve teacher quality under the federal No Child Left Behind legislation.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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