News from UML 3-05-07

03/06/2007
By For more information, contact media@uml.edu or 978-934-3224

NEWS FROM UML

March 5, 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.

Click on the following links to learn more about what’s in this issue:
 
Lowell Women’s Week Celebrated on Campus
Black Inventors Exhibit
Conversation Dinner:  Teaching Privilege to the Privileged

Lowell Women’s Week Celebrated on Campus
When:   Saturday, 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 citywide. 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.  It 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, University Avenue, UML North, Lowell 
What:              Speaker Tracy L. Robinson-Wood, professor of counseling and applied educational psychology at Northeastern University, speaks about the meaning of unearned privilege associated with skin color, race, ethnicity, class, gender, disability and sexual orientation. The event is sponsored by the Council for Diversity and Pluralism and the Council for Teaching and Learning, in collaboration with Student Affairs.

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


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