UML in the News:  Feb. 20, 2007

02/20/2007


NEWS FROM UML

February 26, 2007: This is 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.” Please note, contact names below are for the media and are not intended to be published.

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 “Shadows” by Somerville artist Randal Thurston

Lowell Women’s Week Gears Up on Campus

Black Inventors Exhibit

Conversation Dinner:  Teaching Privilege to the Privileged

“Shadows” by Somerville Artist Randal Thurston

When:             Wednesday, Feb. 28.  Artist talk, 3:15 p.m., gallery reception, 4 to 6 p.m.

Where:            O’Leary Library, Room 222, 61 Wilder Street, UML South, Lowell 

What:              The University Gallery at UMass Lowell presents Shadows, an installation by Somerville artist Randal Thurston on view from February 28 ߝ April 4. This installation of cut-paper forms explores the cognitive process through a visual vocabulary that includes exquisite silhouettes of animals, insects, flowers, and human figures. The artist’s personal narratives investigate literary, historical and mythological themes and the relationships inherent in the subject matter. The evocative work has been described as "commanding," "mystifying," and "poetic."

 Contact for Media: Jennifer Hanson, University Communications, 978-934-3108 or Jennifer_Hanson@uml.edu.

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Lowell Women's Week Gears Up on Campus

When:  Saturaday, March 3 through Sunday, March 11

Where: Various locations on Campus

What:  A more-than-weeklong series of events will take place on the UML campus and at other locations city-wide. For more information, go to www.lowellwomensweek.org.

Contact for Media: Jennifer Hanson, University Communications, 978-934-3108 or Jennifer_Hanson@uml.edu.

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Black Inventors Exhibit 

When:       Tuesday, March 6, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Where:      Cumnock Hall, One University Avenue, UML North, Lowell.

What:       This eye-opening exhibit presents the many inventions of African Americans throughout history.  This event is sponsored by the Office of Student Activities and Multicultural Affairs, the Council on Diversity and Pluralism and the Association of Students of African Origin (A.S.A.O).  This event was originally scheduled for Feb. 15, but was rescheduled due to inclement weather.

 Contact:  Jennifer Hanson, University Communications, 978-934-3108 or Jennifer_Hanson@uml.edu.

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 Conversation Dinner:  Teaching Privilege to the Privileged 

When:             Thursday, March 8, 4 p.m. presentation, 5 p.m. dinner and conversation. 

Where:            Alumni Hall, UML North Lowell 

What:              Speaker Tracy L. Robinson-Wood, professor of Counseling and Applied Educational Psychology at Northeastern University speaks on xxxx  The event is sponsored by the Council for Diversity and Pluralism and the Council for Teaching and Learning, in collaboration with the division of Student Affairs.

 Contact for Media: Jennifer Hanson, University Communications, 978-934-3108 or Jennifer_Hanson@uml.edu.

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