2004 Waxler Memorial Prize For Social Justice
DARTMOUTH, MASSACHUSETTS The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth announced today that Ms. Brenna Kraus has been selected to receive the 2004 Jonathan Blake Waxler Memorial Prize for Social Justice. The award was established in 1996 by the University to keep alive Jonathan Waxler's own idealism and vision. Ms. Kraus will receive the $500 award that recognizes her efforts to personify a similar principled commitment to political activism.
Same-Sex Marriage Focus Of Umd Roundtable Discussion
DARTMOUTH, MASSACHUSETTS The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth Cultural Affairs Committee announced that it is co-sponsoring a roundtable panel discussion of same-sex marriage, one of the most heavily-debated public issues, both locally and nationally. The roundtable forum is scheduled for the evening of Tuesday, April 13 in the Universitys library browsing area beginning at 6 p.m. The program is free and open to the public. Parking is available in lot 13.
Workshop To Explore Identity Beyond The Body
DARTMOUTH, MASSACHUSETTS - The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth announced two special half-day workshops to explore the social dynamics of relating to an individual's identity without the benefit of cues associated with a person's physical appearance. This unique workshop series entitled, "When Race Doesn't Speak: Renegotiating Identity Beyond the Body," will be presented initially in Vineyard Haven on Saturday, April 17, and then again on Saturday, April 24 at the UMass Dartmouth main campus.
Free Performance Of Romeo & Juliet
DARTMOUTH, MA. - The Cultural Affairs Committee of the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth proudly presents Shakespeare & Companys performance of Romeo & Juliet on the evening of Thursday, April 8 in the Main Auditorium at 8 p.m. The performance is free and open to the public. Parking is available in lots 4 and 5.
French Ambassador Jean-David Levitte & Professor John Rassias To Address Boivin Center At Umass Dar
DARTMOUTH, MA. - The Boivin Center of French Language and Culture at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth will sponsor an outstanding lecture and learning experience featuring His Excellency Jean-David Levitte, the French Ambassador to the United States and Professor John Rassias of Dartmouth College. The event entitled A global perspective on foreign-language learning, is scheduled for the evening of Thursday, April 29 at 7 p.m. in the Tripp Athletic Center on the Universitys main campus in Dartmouth.
25th Annual Career Expo April 14 At Umass Dartmouth
The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth's Career Resource Center will sponsor its 25th Annual Career Expo on Wednesday, April 14, 2004 from 11:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. All activities will be held in a heated tent located outside of the commuter cafeteria on the main campus. The Expo is free and open to UMass Dartmouth students, alumni and to the general public. Parking is available in lot 6.
UMassOnline Revenue Grows 39% and Enrollments Grow 32% in FY 2004
UMass Online, the University of Massachusetts web-based learning division, today announced that online education program revenues and enrollments grew 39 percent and 32 percent, respectively, in FY 2004 (July 1, 2003 - June 31, 2004). Revenues from the University of Massachusetts systems online programs were $12.7 million, up from $9.1 million in FY 2003, while enrollments reached 14,787, up from 11,239 in the same period. More than 90 percent of the revenues are retained by the UMass campuses to support education and research programs.
Poet Robert Creeley To Read At UMD
DARTMOUTH, MA. Poet and Massachusetts native Robert Creeley will be reading selections of his work on the evening of Thursday, April 8th at 7:30 p.m. in the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth library browsing area. The reading is free and open to the public. Parking is available in lot 13.
UMD Women's Resource Center Hosts Open Forum
Dartmouth, MA- The UMass Dartmouth Women's Resource Center is sponsoring its first open microphone forum called That Takes Ovaries! in the Main Auditorium on Friday, March 26, 2004 at 7:00pm. Doors will open at 6:30pm and parking is available in lots 4 and 5.
Education Compact Hosts Information Technology Expo For Area Students
DARTMOUTH, MA. The SouthCoast Education Compact today hosted the region's first Information Technology Expo at the campus of the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth. The IT Expo was designed to be a learning activity to evaluate a student's development of essential skills that are congruent with sound education practices and enhance education purposes. It also provided a competitive opportunity to highlight the importance of technology skills to area high school students as well as emphasizing their role as essential skills for education and career development.