News from UMass Lowell for the Week of March 14, 2011

03/15/2011


March 14, 2011: This a notice of upcoming events, photo opportunities and story ideas at UMass Lowell, compiled by the Office of Public Affairs, 978-934-3224. For more stories about UMass Lowell, visit www.uml.edu Please note that contact names below are for the media and are not for publication.

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Alternative Spring Break: Students Pitch in to Help Community
When:     Monday, March 14 through Thursday, March 17 
 
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Where:   Various locations; please call the Office of Public Affairs for more information.

Contacts for media: Christine Gillette, 978-934-2209, Christine_Gillette@uml.edu or Jill Gambon, 978-934-3297, Jill_Gambon@uml.edu

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Student Moviemakers Screen Their Work at MovieFest 

When:     Thursday, March 24, 7 p.m.

What:       Student moviemakers will be showcasing their talent at the second annual Campus MovieFest Red Carpet Finale. The top 16 movies created by UMass Lowell students will be screened and winners will be awarded prizes including Final Cut Pro editing software, iPods and an invitation to the 2011 International Grand Finale, the world’s largest student film festival, to be held in Hollywood in June. The event is free.

Where:     Cumnock Hall, UML North, 31 University Ave., Lowell
 
Contacts for media: Christine Gillette, 978-934-2209, Christine_Gillette@uml.edu or Jill Gambon, 978-934-3297, Jill_Gambon@uml.edu

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Lunchtime Lecture Series Examines Diversity in Health Care
When:     Monday, March 28, noon to 1:30 p.m.

What:       The talk is part of the Lunchtime Lecture Series and is co-sponsored by the Moses Greeley Parker Lectures, Middlesex Community College, Prof. Bill Mass and the UMass Lowell Center for Arts and Ideas. The lecture is open to the public. To attend, e-mail artsandideas@uml.edu.

Where:     UMass Lowell Inn & Conference Center, 50 Warren St. Lowell.

Contacts for media: Christine Gillette, 978-934-2209, Christine_Gillette@uml.edu or Jill Gambon, 978-934-3297, Jill_Gambon@uml.edu


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‘Big Jazz Night’ Concert Features Three Big Bands
When:     Tuesday, March 29, 7:30 p.m.

What:       The sound of Big Band music will fill the air at the Big Jazz Night concert. UMass Lowell’s 18-piece Studio Jazz Orchestra and the 22-piece Jazz Rock Big Band will open for the nationally acclaimed Compaq Big Band. The concert is free and open to the public. 

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

Contacts for media: Christine Gillette, 978-934-2209, Christine_Gillette@uml.edu or Jill Gambon, 978-934-3297, Jill_Gambon@uml.edu

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Special Event to Celebrate UMass Lowell’s Past and Future
When:     Thursday, March 30, 3 to 6 p.m.

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Where:     Topping off of steel beam – behind Lydon Library, 84 University Ave., UML North, Lowell. Reception – Alumni Hall, 84 University Ave., UML North, Lowell.

Contacts for media: Christine Gillette, 978-934-2209, Christine_Gillette@uml.edu or Jill Gambon, 978-934-3297, Jill_Gambon@uml.edu

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