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Events May 20 to Jun 16 2018
  • Tuesday, May 22, 2018

    Carry On: A Story of Resilience, Redemption and an Unlikely Family

    11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
    Lisa Fenn
    Carry On: A Story of Resilience, Redemption and an Unlikely Family, with an Introduction by Sharon Silva, Massachusetts Department of Children and Families.
    
    Author Lisa Fenn, a three-time Edward R. Murrow and six-time Emmy Award-winning ESPN feature producer, will share the story of how she formed an unlikely family with Dartanyon Crockett and Leroy Sutton, two high school senior wrestlers who she covered in an ESPN feature story in 2009. Lisa describes their ongoing journey together as they  ...
  • Tuesday, May 22, 2018

    Color Yourself Calm: A Mindfulness Coloring Event

    4:30 PM - 6:30 PM
    The Professional Women’s Committee and the Diversity & Inclusion Office invites you to a session of “Color Yourself Calm: A mindfulness coloring event”. This is a wellness and networking initiative, it’s an opportunity to connect with other co-workers and partake in the popular relaxation activity of mindful coloring. We invite you to join us to chat and de-stress. 
    
    Please RSVP so that we may order supplies, however, you may drop-in at any point during the two-hour session.
    
    Materials will  ...
  • Thursday, May 24, 2018

    Tuberculosis (TB) Lecture

    12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    Chris Sassetti, PhD
    We invite you Tuberculosis Session. 
    Throughout history, tuberculosis (TB) has taken a remarkable toll on human health. Even today, more than 50 years after the advent of antibiotic therapy, this infection kills millions every year.
  • Tuesday, May 29, 2018

    Veterans Memorial Remembrance Ceremony

    12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    A wreath presentation and remembrance ceremony will be held, including reading of the names of loved ones submitted, on the University Campus Quad at the flag poles hosted by the Veterans and Interfaith Employee Resource Groups. We encourage all members of the UMass Memorial and Medical School communities to participate by offering names of your family members, friends or loved ones who gave their lives in service to our country. 
    Please copy this link to submit loved one's name: A wreath prese ...
  • Thursday, June 07, 2018

    Personal Development: How to get to the next level through self-assessment and goal setting

    11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
    Ana Mechlin, Nick Comeau and Lora Dumas
    Caregivers will make a personal project plan. They will determine the area of their desired growth (leader, coach, project manager, etc). Determine, why they want to work on this now, but also what are the risks if they do not work on this now. They will use a self-assessment tool to determine how they create value, purpose, think, lead, respect others and learn continuously. In addition there will be a brief introduction to the GenX/Millennial Employee Resource Group as well as other growth opp ...
  • Friday, June 08, 2018

    Genderf-kation: A Gender Emancipation - A Documentary Film

    12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
    Yasmin Carter, PhD
    The CWM Cultural Diversity Committee in collaboration with the LGBTA committee invites you to view and discuss this documentary film. Genderf*kation: A Gender Emancipation, is the story of six individuals and their journey through the social, religious and political landscapes of a society that struggles to understand or allows for gender variations. It explores real life concepts, issues, and reactions to individuals who self-identify and/or fall outside of traditional gender and sexual identit ...
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