Author Marie-Claire Blais to speak at UMass Dartmouth event
Marie-Claire Blais, an award-winning writer from Quebec, will be guest speaker of the Boivin Center of French Language and Culture at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth on Monday, April 22, at 4 p.m., in the Library's Browsing Area. Parking is in lot 13.
Author Arthur Golden to speak at UMD Library benefit
When Arthur Golden's novel, Memoirs of a Geisha, was published, readers and reviewers were amazed that a fortiesh white man could have written so convincingly in the first-person voice of a young Japanese geisha-in-training. Area residents will have the opportunity to learn more about Golden and his international bestseller at an April 28 author's brunch to benefit the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth Library. The event, to be held in the university's Campus Center, will begin at 11 a.m. Parking is in lots 4 and 5.
Harold Bloom on April 12, 2002
UMass Dartmouth to award honorary doctorate to renowned literary critic Harold Bloom on April 12, 2002 Celebrated literary critic Harold Bloom will be awarded an honorary doctorate by the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth in a special ceremony on Friday, April 12. Nobel laureate, Dr. Jose Saramago, himself the recipient of an honorary doctorate from UMass Dartmouth in 1999, will participate
There's nothing better than being highly regarded in your own hometown.
Dartmouth residents graded UMass Dartmouth "excellent" when asked to rate the "quality of services/facilities available" in the town in a survey conducted by the university's Center for Policy Analysis for the Dartmouth Open Space and Recreation Committee.. Although the statistical difference between the university's rank and second-place fire protection is insignificant (40.1 % to 39.9 %), the fact that 2,491 residents feel this way about UMD is hugely gratifying to the campus. And 50.8% rated the university's service as "good."
Marketing study advises cranberry industry to promote health benefits of cranberry juice
University of Massachusetts Dartmouth marketing study advises cranberry industry to promote health benefits of cranberry juice in marketing campaign tailored to consumers' age group Health conscious consumers know they are supposed to consume at least five servings of fruits and vegetables daily, but a University of Massachusetts Dartmouth marketing study of consumers' knowledge of the health benefits of cranberries shows that these consumers do not typically put cranberry juice into their food pyramid.
Israeli film "Circus Palestina" to be shown at UMass Dartmouth
"Circus Palestina," a 1998 film from Israel directed by Eyal Halfon, will be shown on Friday, April 12, at 7:30 p.m. in room 153 of the College of Visual and Performing Arts Building at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth. Parking is available in lot 8/9.
Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra to present concert at UMass Dartmouth on April 21
The College of Visual and Performing Arts at UMass Dartmouth is hosting a concert by the Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra on Sunday, April 21, at 3 p.m. in the Campus Center's Main Auditorium. Parking is in lots 4 and 5
Biennial African/African American Studies Conference is April 2-3
The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth will hold its third Biennial African/African American Studies Conference on April 2-3, from 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. in the Campus Center's main auditorium. Parking is available in lots 4 and 5. The conference entitled, "Women of African Descent: At the Heart of the Struggle," will focus on the contributions of black women in the struggle for liberation, justice, equality, and human dignity. The event is dedicated to the late Professor Gloria Waite who was an esteemed history department faculty member
First Annual Conference on Portuguese Language Education planned May 4 at UMass Dartmouth
The First Annual Conference on Portuguese Language Education will take place on Saturday, May 4, from 9 a.m. - 6 p.m. in the UMass Dartmouth Library Browsing Area. Parking is in lot 13.
UMass Dartmouth alumna Edith DeMello 90 receives DEP Outstanding Performance Award
Edith DeMello, a 1990 social sciences and humanities graduate of the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, received The Department of Environmental Protection's 2001 Commonwealth Citation for Outstanding Performance Award. DeMello is the recycling solid waste planner with the DEP Solid Waste Section in Lakeville.