Evelyn Murphy to Speak at UML Forum

03/28/2005
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LOWELL - Former Lt. Gov. Evelyn Murphy will be the featured guest speaker at a University of Massachusetts Lowell forum on Are Women Getting Even? Women, Men and Wages.

The 7th Annual Gathering at the Well Forum is set for Thursday, April 14 from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the Alumni Library Lounge on UML North.  It is presented by the University's Center for Women and Work (CWW) and funded in part by its Council for Diversity and Pluralism.

Murphy is the founding president of the WAGE Project, Inc., which is dedicated to addressing wage disparities for women, and a resident scholar at Brandeis University's Women's Research Center.

            The annual CWW forum is designed to promote dialogue on issues of women and work and develop action agendas for the region. For more information on the event, which is free of charge and welcomes tax deductible donations, call 978-934-4380 or register online at www.uml.edu/centers/women-work.

UMass Lowell, a comprehensive university with special expertise in applied science and technology, is committed to educating students for lifelong success and conducting research and outreach activities that sustain the economic, environmental and social health of the region. UML offers its 11,000 undergraduate and graduate students more than 80 degree programs in the colleges of Arts and Sciences, Engineering and Management, and the School of Health and Environment and the Graduate School of Education.  Visit the website at www.uml.edu.


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