Top Officials Seek Public Input on State Tech Growth

10/02/2009


  
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Lt. Gov. Tim Murray’s Roundtable
Kicks Off Statewide Series

Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2009
3:30 to 4:30 p.m.

WHAT:  Massachusetts Lt. Gov. Tim Murray will kickoff a series of “STEM Roundtables” with an initial discussion at UMass Lowell about engineering. UMass Lowell participants, including deans and faculty, will highlight the university’s efforts to grow the state’s science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM)-related work force.

As incoming chairman of Gov. Deval Patrick’s STEM Coordinating Council, Murray will hold several such roundtables around the state, targeting different tech sectors at each. Other members of the Coordinating Council, which includes three state Cabinet secretaries, also will attend.

This event is free and open to the public. RSVPs are encouraged; contact Adam Freudberg in Murray’s office at 617-725-4000 or adam.freudberg@state.ma.us.

WHERE:   Kitson Hall, Room 309, UML North, One University Ave., Lowell. Directions and parking information for media are available through the UMass Lowell Office of Public Affairs.

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