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Press Releases of 2001


Following is the list of all the press releases for the year 2001, sorted in descending order of date.

Title Date Summary
Japanese film, `Afterlife' to be shown at UMass Dartmouth December 11, 2001 December 11, 2001 The Fall 2001 International Film Series at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth concludes with a showing of "Afterlife," (Japan, 1998) on Friday, December 14 at 7:30 p.m. The film will be presented in the College of Visual and Performing Arts Recital Hall (room 153) with an introduction by English Professor Charles W. White. [more]
Annual chemistry show to add spark to holiday season December 06, 2001 December 6, 2001 University of Massachusetts Dartmouth Chemistry Professors William "Toby" Dills and James A. Golen, will provide that extra spark this holiday season with their annual Chemistry Magic Show on Friday, December 28 from 7-9 p.m. and Saturday, December 29, from 2-4 p.m. [more]
8th Annual Gospel Extravaganza to be held Dec. 15-16 November 30, 2001 November 30, 2001 The United House of Prayer for All People, New Bedford, is showcasing a wide array of talented Gospel performers during the 8th Annual Gospel Extravaganza, a spectacular Christmas concert, on Saturday, December 15 at 6 p.m. and Sunday, December 16 at 4 p.m. The performances will take place at the Zeiterion Theatre, 684 Purchase Street, New Bedford [more]
College of Nursing presents program on bioterrorism November 30, 2001 November 30, 2001 The College of Nursing at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth will present a free program entitled, "Bioterrorism: What Nurses (and others) Need to Know," on Tuesday, December 11 from 4-6 p.m. The program will be held in the Dion building, room 116 with parking available in lot 17. [more]
UMD choruses present `Choirs and Carols' in New Bedford November 27, 2001 November 27,2001 The three choirs at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth will join for a diverse and delightful program featuring carols and seasonal music on Friday, December 7 at Grace Episcopal Church in New Bedford at 8 p.m. [more]
UMD Astral Infinity Arkestra to present concert December 10 November 27, 2001 The Astral Infinity Arkestra at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth will present a free concert entitled, "Blues of An Other Color," on Monday, December 10, at 7:30 p.m. The performance will take place in the College of Visual and Performing Arts auditorium (room 153) with parking available in lot 8/9. [more]
Microsoft IT Academy kicks off at UMass Dartmouth November 21, 2001 The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth is partnering with Microsoft to become an Authorized Academic Training Provider for area businesses and individuals. The official kickoff of UMD's Microsoft IT Academy begins with the new year. [more]
Center for Jewish Culture presents talk by Marjorie Agosin November 19, 2001 November 19, 2001 Marjorie Agosin, Chilean Jewish poet and human rights activist, will present a program entitled, "Memory & Imagination: Jewish Writers in Latin America," on Wednesday, December 6 at 4 p.m. in the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth Library Browsing Area. Park in lot 13. [more]
UMD to present concert of African music, dance, and song November 19, 2001 November 19, 2001 A concert featuring African dance, drumming, and song will be presented at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth on Thursday, December 13, at 7:30 p.m. in the main auditorium. The event is free and open to the public, with parking available in lot 5. [more]
Elder housing forum scheduled at UMass Dartmouth Nov. 26 November 15, 2001 Issues in elder housing will be discussed at a policy forum for professionals, students, and consumers on Monday, November 26 from 2-4 p.m. in the Residence Dining Conference Room at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth. The room is located across from the Campus Center with parking available in lot 5. [more]
UMass Dartmouth Artisanry Holiday Sale scheduled November 13, 2001 November 13, 2001 UMass Dartmouth Artisanry Holiday Sale scheduled The holiday season is nearly here. Looking for unique gifts, Search no further than the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth's Annual Artisanry Holiday Sale on November 28-29. [more]
Piano recital scheduled on November 4 at UMass Dartmouth October 31, 2001 October 31, 2001 Dr. Christina Biron will present a piano recital on Sunday, November 4, at 3 p.m. at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth. The free concert, sponsored by the Cultural Affairs Committee, will be held in the College of Visual and Performing Arts Recital Hall, (room 153) with parking available in lot 8/9. [more]
Interactive play concerning acquaintance rape October 29, 2001 October 29, 2001 Interactive play concerning acquaintance rape to be presented at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth on November 4 Acquaintance rape will be the subject of an interactive play entitled "PlayRights-One Night" to be performed on Sunday, November 4 at 9 p.m. in the College of Visual and Performing Arts Recital Hall (room 153) at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth. Park in lots 8/9 [more]
Cranberry Symposium to be held at UMass Dartmouth October 29, 2001 October 29, 2001 A new white cranberry juice tasting will be featured at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth's Third Annual Cranberry Symposium on Thursday, November 8 in the Conference Dining Room (across from the Campus Center). Park in lots 5 and 6. The symposium runs from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m., and the tasting, courtesy of Ocean Spray Cranberries, starts at 1:30 p.m. [more]
Tibetan monks perform `Sacred Music and Sacred Dance for World Healing' October 22, 2001 October 22, 2001 The multiphonic singers of Tibet's Drepung Loseling Monastery, whose sellout shows in Carnegie Hall and the Lincoln Center earned national acclaim, will perform at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth on Thursday, November 8 at 8 p.m. in the main auditorium. Park in lots 4 and 5. [more]
Fred Weihan Ho to perform at Frederick Douglass Unity House October 19, 2001 October 19, 2001 New York musician/activist Fred Weihan Ho will present an evening of music, poetry, and politics on Monday, October 29 at 6 p.m. in the Frederick Douglass Unity House at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth. Parking is available in lot 5. [more]
Dr. Jean F. MacCormack installed as third Chancellor September 28, 2001 September 28, 2001 Dr. Jean F. MacCormack installed as third Chancellor of the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth With all the centuries-old traditions of higher education, Dr. Jean F. MacCormack today (September 28) was installed as the third chancellor of the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth. [more]
Author Ross Gelbspan to speak at UMD about global warming September 25, 2001 September 25, 2001 Ross Gelbspan, author of The Heat is On, a critically acclaimed book about global warming, will speak on that topic on Monday, October 1 at 4 p.m. in the Library Browsing Area at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth. Parking is available in lot 13. [more]
Postponed: Conference of the Islamic Council September 25, 2001 September 25, 2001 Postponed: Conference of the Islamic Council of New England at UMass Dartmouth on October 6 Due to the tragic events of September 11 in New York, Washington and Pennsylvania and to security concerns, The17th Annual Conference of the Islamic Council of New England will postpone its October 6 conference at UMass Dartmouth. The theme of the event is "Guiding Light: Defining the Future of Our Children as Muslim Youth in Western Societies." A new date has not been established. [more]
Prof. Mel Yoken to be Awared Palmes Academiques September 24, 2001 Sept. 24, 2001 One of France's leading authors to speak October 15 at UMass Dartmouth; Prof. Mel Yoken to be awarded Palmes academiques Pierre de Boisdeffre, one of France's leading authors and a former French ambassador to several countries, will speak on "Mauriac, Malraux and Sartre" on Monday, October 15 at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth library. [more]
UMass Dartmouth joins AHA! Night (SEPT. 20) "A Thousand Paper Prayers September 15, 2001 September 15, 2001 [more]
UMass Dartmouth postpones Community Appreciation Day September 15, 2001 September 15, 2001 UMass Dartmouth postpones Community Appreciation Day from September 23 to October 20 Due to the tragic events last week, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth Chancellor Jean F. MacCormack has postponed Community Appreciation Day until Saturday, October 20. The event, which was scheduled for Sunday, September 23, will coincide with the annual Homecoming Weekend. [more]
Captain Frederick R. Purrington Appointed as Major Gifts OfficerCVPA Appoints Major Gifts Officer September 12, 2001 September 12, 2001 UMass Dartmouth's Dean John Laughton of the College of Visual and Performing Arts and Donald H. Ramsbottom, Executive Director of the UMass Dartmouth Foundation, Inc. are pleased to announce that Captain Frederick R. Purrington of South Dartmouth has been appointed Major Gifts Officer for the University's College of Visual and Performing Arts [more]
UMass Dartmouth cancels or postpones arts events September 12, 2001 September 12, 2002 Due to the tragic events this week, the College of Visual and Performing Arts at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth is canceling an opening reception scheduled tonight in the Star Store Campus, and postponing all other events until further notice [more]
September 14 Harold Bloom Award Ceremony postponed September 12, 2001 UMass Dartmouth postpones September 14 for award ceremony for renowned literary critic Harold Bloom [more]
Schedule given for international film series at UMass Dartmouth September 10, 2001 September 10, 2001 Whether your interest rests in tales with a supernatural bent, historical or quirky romances or indictments of social injustice, the fall 2001 International Film Series selections at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth will likely appeal to your taste. All films are shown on Fridays at 7:30 p.m. in the Visual and Performing Arts building (Group VI), room 153. Parking is available in lot 8/9 and admission is free. [more]
Brown Bag discussion series begins September 19 September 10, 2001 September 10, 2001 Visitors are welcome to join faculty, staff, and students at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth as the fall 2001 Brown Bag Lunches discussion series kicks off on Wednesday, September 19 from Noon - 1:30 p.m. in the Library Browsing Area. Parking is available in lot 13. [more]
Singers invited to join UMass Dartmouth choruses August 31, 2001 August 31, 2001 Singers invited to join UMass Dartmouth choruses Community members, as well as students, staff and faculty are invited to lend their voices to three University of Massachusetts Dartmouth choral groups. [more]
Honorary doctorate to renowned literary critic Harold Bloom on September 14 August 28, 2001 August 28, 2001 Celebrated literary critic Harold Bloom will be awarded an honorary doctorate by the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth in a special ceremony on Friday, September 14. Nobel laureate, Dr. Jose Saramago, himself the recipient of an honorary doctorate from UMass Dartmouth in 1999, will participate. [more]
Continuing Education extends arm to local communities August 15, 2001 August 15, 2001 Two new UMass Dartmouth administrators say the school can be a powerful partner with local businesses, both large and small. [more]
U.S. News Ranks UMass Dartmouth August 14, 2001 August 2001 U.S. News ranks UMass Dartmouth as a top public master's level university in its 2002 edition of America's Best Colleges [more]
SMAST receives $1.1 M unrestricted grant July 26, 2001 July 26, 2002 School for Marine Science and Technology at UMass Dartmouth receives $1.1 M unrestricted grant from Brayton Point Station to study Mount Hope Bay System [more]
School for Marine Science and Technology saluted for research July 06, 2001 July 6, 2001 The four-year-old School for Marine Science and Technology of the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth was saluted at a private luncheon Monday with a gift of $50,000 and words of praise from U.S. Senator Edward M. Kennedy , among others [more]
UMass Dartmouth appoints three to academic administration July 02, 2001 July 2, 2001 Three new academic administrators have joined the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth. Dr. Michael Steinman is dean of the College of Arts and Sciences; Dr. Susan C. Lane becomes associate vice chancellor for the Division of Continuing Education; and Dr. Antone C. Vieira is executive director for Corporate Programs and Partnerships in continuing education. [more]
UMass Dartmouth to reschedule fireworks in the fall February 11, 2001 UMass Dartmouth to reschedule fireworks in the fall [more]

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