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Workshop: 5 Steps to STAND OUT in your Career
Date: October 22, 2014
Time: 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
What is your personal brand? Would you like to learn tips on how to market your "brand" so you stand out among job applicants?  Does the job market make you feel like a tiny fish in a big sea?  Stand out!  Work with UMass Boston Career Services experts to create your personal career brand, perfect your networking and job search techniques, and get tips on business etiquette and using social media in your job search. 


College of Management Alumni Reception Introducing New Dean
Date: October 22, 2014
Time: 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Alumni will have the opportunity to welcome Dean Jorge Haddock who began his leadership in September.

Commonwealth and Higher Education
Date: October 23, 2014
Time: 3:00 PM
Join us for this event in UMass Boston's newest academic building, the Integrated Sciences Complex.

Beacon Award for Global Inclusion Awards Breakfast
Date: October 27, 2014
Time: 7:30 AM to 9:30 AM

Global Inclusion and Social Development leads to all persons gaining access to and control of rights, education, health care, employment, and other important resources, regardless of their ethnicity, gender, disability, beliefs, and other factors.

Join our new School for Global Inclusion and Social Development as we honor Hubie Jones, distinguished civic activist from the Boston community, and Oxfam America, who have made major contributions to achieving greater social inclusion.

IDEAS UMass Boston
Date: October 29, 2014
Time: 8:00 AM to 3:30 PM
IDEAS UMass Boston brings you provocative and inspiring talks by some of this region’s leading thinkers.

IDEAS UMass Boston is a unique event where some of the region’s leading thinkers from every imaginable sector push boundaries and share their latest big ideas to create fertile ground for innovation.

Women's Studies 40th Anniversary
Date: November 1, 2014
Time: 11:30 AM
The Department of Women’s & Gender Studies at UMass Boston is turning 40! Join us for an afternoon of celebrating  past, present and future of one of the best and brightest hubs of feminist thinking and doing in New England!

Boston Teachers College Luncheon
Date: November 2, 2014
An annual gathering of Teachers College at Boston (and related institutions) alumni at which the Teachers College Scholarship is awarded. More details to follow. Event Contact:, 617.287.5330.

Preventing Electoral Violence
Date: November 5, 2014 to November 7, 2014

Soaring electoral violence in transition and fragile environments requires understanding the broader landscape of the conflict and how that conflict can be managed. With important elections in Nigeria on the horizon in 2014, this workshop will examine specific examples from cases across Africa in order to analyze how electoral violence can be  prevented and mitigated through effective strategic planning and policymaking.

Lampas Society Luncheon
Date: November 18, 2014
Time: 12:00 PM
This event honors members of the Lampas Society  which is comprised of individuals who have included UMass Boston in their future estate plans or have made gifts through life income gift arrangement, retirement plan (IRA, 401(k), 403(b)) life insurance policy, real estate gift, or other estate intentions. More information will be available in September 2014. Event contact:

Career Development Event
Date: November 19, 2014
Time: 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Feel like your career path needs recalculating? Come hear UMass Boston alumni from multiple fields share their stories on their career journeys, career changes, or finding passion and success in unexpected places. Career Services professionals will provide tips on navigating the lifelong career path.  Save the date!

Contact: Alumni Relations

UMass Boston Film by Darius Monroe
Date: November 20, 2014
Time: 7:00 PM

How does a 16-year-old evolve into a bank robber? In Evolution of a Criminal, filmmaker Darius Clark Monroe asks this very question—about himself.

Boston State College Education for Service Awards
Date: December 4, 2014
Time: 6:00 PM
Each autumn, UMass Boston honors distinguished Boston State College (and its predecessor institutions) alumni with the "Education for Service" Award. Past recipients»

The awards honor individuals whose lives embody their alma mater's institutional motto, "Education for Service." Event Contact: Alumni Relations at 617.287.5330.

UMass Boston Film Series: Vessel
Date: December 11, 2014
Time: 7:00 PM
Dr. Rebecca Gomperts sails a ship around the world, providing abortions at sea for women with no legal alternative. Her idea begins as flawed spectacle, faced with governmental, religious, and military blockade. But with each roadblock comes a more refined mission, until she realizes she can use new technologies to bypass the law–and train women to give themselves abortions using WHO-researched protocols with pills. Vessel is Gomperts’s story.




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