Chinese New Year celebration planned at UMass Dartmouth
Chinese New Year celebration planned at UMass Dartmouth An array of activities are scheduled to celebrate the Year of the Horse on Sunday, February 10 (actual date is Feb. 12), in the South Alcove of the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth's Campus Center from 6-11 p.m. Parking is available in lot 5.
Brown Bag discussion series
Brown Bag Lunch Series, free and open to the public, begins on Wednesday, February 20, from Noon-1: 30 p.m. in the Library Browsing Area. Tom Ranuga, professor of sociology/anthropology, will present a talk on "AIDS in South Africa: A Life and Death Struggle." Parking is available in lot 13.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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."
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.
'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.
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.