NEWS FROM UML Feb. 28, 2006

02/28/2006
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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.”

Former Senate President Birmingham Speaks to Students

When:  Thursday, March 2, 11 a.m.

Where: O’Leary 222, UML South, 61 Wilder St., Lowell

What:  The former Massachusetts Senate President and 2002 candidate for governor, Thomas Birmingham, will speak to Prof. Jeffrey Gerson’s State and Local Politics class.

Contact: Renae Lias Claffey, University Communications, 978-934-3233

Lane on the Line: Former Pro Discusses Football in the 1990s

When:  Thursday, March 2, 2 ߝ 3 p.m.

Where: O’Leary Library, Room 327, UML South, 61 Wilder St., Lowell

What:  Former New England Patriot offensive lineman (1994-2000) will discuss professional football. The talk is sponsored by the Politics and Sports class and the Political Science Club.

Contact: Renae Lias Claffey, University Communications, 978-934-3233

Lowell Women’s Week Gears Up on Campus

When:  Thursday, March 2 through Sunday, March 12

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: Renae Lias Claffey, University Communications, 978-934-3233

Winds Whisper Around the World: UML Offers Free Concert

When:   Monday, March 6, 7:30 p.m.

Where: Durgin Concert Hall, UML South, 35 Wilder St., Lowell

What:   The Department of Music presents the UMass Lowell Wind Ensemble, conducted by Professor David Martins, performing "Music from Around the World.” The music of Japan, France, Romania, Spain, Latin American, and the United States will be performed.  The public is invited to this free concert.

Contact: Renae Lias Claffey, University Communications, 978-934-3233

Toxics and Public Health: Expert to Discuss the European Perspective

When:  Tuesday, March 7, 11 a.m.

Where: Kitson Hall, Room 208, UML North, One University Ave., Lowell

What:  Miquel Porta, M.D., M.P.H., Ph.D., an internationally-recognized researcher in environmental epidemiology, will look at how European nations treat toxic substances. He is an expert on the impact of Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs) and other environmental chemical agents on human health.

Contact: Renae Lias Claffey, University Communications, 978-934-3233 `