NEWS FROM UML - Oct. 11, 2005

10/18/2005


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.”

 Click on the following links to learn more about what’s in this issue:

Coming Out, Coming Together Photojournalism on Exhibit

Multi Media Art Exhibit Opens Oct. 19

Open House 2005

Energy Policies and Prospects in New England: How Regulators Think

Coming Out, Coming Together Photojournalism on Exhibit at O’Leary

When:             Tuesday, Oct. 11 through Monday, Oct. 17

Where:            O’Leary Library, UML South, 66 Wilder St., Lowell

What:              The O’Leary Library will showcase Windows On Our Community, an exhibit displaying the work of Craig Bailey and Marilyn Humphries, whose photojournalism has been featured in a variety of Boston-area publications. The exhibit contains photos from such events as the Matthew Shepard Candlelight Vigil at the State House, the North American Gay Volleyball Association Tournament, a Domestic Partnership Rally, and Boston’s Gay Pride celebrations.

The exhibit is free and open to the public.

Contact:  Elizabeth James, University Communications, 978-934-3225 or Elizabeth_James@uml.edu

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Multi-Media Art Exhibit of Faculty Work

When:             Opening Reception, 3 p.m., Oct. 19

Where:            University Gallery, McGauvran Hall, UML South (reception and exhibit) Dugan Gallery, basement of Dugan Hall (exhibit)

What: Multi-media exhibit, featuring works by the UML Art Department full-time and adjunct faculty, including Jim Coates, Jehanne-Marie Gavarinin, Dan Gottsegen, Jim Jeffers, Hyun Ju Kim, Arno Rafael Minkkinen, Karen Roehr and Jim Veatch. The exhibit runs through Nov. 10.

Contact:  Elizabeth James, University Communications, 978-934-3225 or Elizabeth_James@uml.edu

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Open House 2005: A Special Day for Prospective Students

When:              9 a.m., Sunday, Oct. 23

Where:            Tsongas Arena, downtown Lowell

What: The annual UMass Lowell Open House is an opportunity for prospective students to explore academic opportunities, learn about campus life and understand the application and financial aid process.  Workshops and exhibits fill the arena, and families can take buses to UML East, North and South for campus tours.

Contact:  Elizabeth James, University Communications, 978-934-3225 or Elizabeth_James@uml.edu

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Energy Policies and Prospects in New England: How Regulators Think

 When:             Monday, Oct. 17 at noon

 Where:            Seminar Room 500M, O’Leary Library

                        UML South, 66 Wilder St., Lowell

 What:              The natural gas and electric companies have asked for major increases in prices as winter approaches. Rick Weston, director of the Regulatory Assistance Project (RAP), will shed light on the situation at a presentation followed by discussion. (RAP) is a non-profit organization, formed in 1992 by experienced utility regulators, that provides research and assistance to public officials and regulators on topics that include power sector reform, renewable resource development, and green pricing. RAP has worked with public utility regulators and energy officials in 45 states. Weston recently returned from a month advising on energy policy in China. Trained in Arabic, he has also worked as an energy and economic consultant in the Middle East.

 Contact: Sandra Seitz, 978-934-3225 or Sandra_Seitz@uml.edu

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