NEWS FROM UML March 7, 2006

03/09/2006


A notice of upcoming events, photo opportunities and story ideas at UMass Lowell, compiled by the Communications Office, 978-934-3224. For more stories on UML, visit www.uml.edu and click on “UML in the News.”

NOTE: UMass Lowell’s Spring Break is March 13 through March 17.

Lowell Women’s Week Continues; UML Key Co-Sponsor

Date: Thursday, March 9

Event/Time/Place:

Repairing the Social Fabric: Creations and Reflections, 10:30 a.m. ߝ 2:30 p.m., O’Leary 222, UML South, 61 Wilders St., Lowell

“Trading Women,” film and discussion, (2 screenings), 11 a.m. and 12:30 p.m., O’Leary 222, UML South, 61 Wilder St., Lowell

because equity is still an issue ™, 6:00 ߝ 7:30 p.m. (program by the American Association of University Women), Mahoney Hall 103, UML South, 870 Broadway St., Lowell.

For more information on Lowell Women’s Week, and the events listed above, please visit www.lowellwomensweek.org.

Contact: Renae Lias Claffey, University Communications, 978-934-3233

DC’s Kennedy Center Presents Willy Wonka

When:  Sunday, March 12, 2 and 4 p.m. (two shows)

Where: Durgin Hall, UML South, 35 Wilder Street, Lowell

What:  The UML Center for the Arts will present Roald Dahl’s Willy Wonka as part of the Discovery Series.  This family musical, based on the book Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, is produced by the Kennedy Center in Washington D. C.  The one-hour performance is appropriate for children ages 6 - 12. Tickets are $12 per person; $10 for groups of 10 or more. Box Office Phone:  (978) 934-4444.
Contact: Renae Lias Claffey, University Communications, 978-934-3233

Federal Agency Seeking Input at Town Meeting
UML’s is One of Thirteen Nationwide

When:  Monday, March 20, 9 a.m. to 12 noon and 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Where: MIL Conference Room, Wannalancit Building, UML East, 600 Suffolk St., Lowell

What:   UMass Lowell is one of thirteen sites nationwide hosting a National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) town meeting for stakeholders to let the federal agency know what issues matter in this part of the country, in order to guide the agency’s national research agenda. Its aim is to reduce work-related injury and illness. 
         Dr. John Howard, NIOSH director, will be attending and area elected officials are invited. Other participants will include health and safety researchers, employers, workers, health professionals, professional associations and organized labor representatives.
        The event is sponsored by UMass Lowell and the Harvard School of Public Health Occupational Health Program’s Education and Research Center. For more information, contact Petra Miesmaa, 978-934-4428, petra_miesmaa@uml.edu.

Contact: Renae Lias Claffey, University Communications, 978-934-3233

For more information, contact media@uml.edu or 978-934-3224