University holds 'Inventing Our Future' week

Apr 10, 2018

UMass Dartmouth will be hosting a “Inventing Our Future” week from April 17 to April 20, where students, faculty and staff accomplishments will be highlighted.

Tuesday April 17

There will be a jazz performance by the all-student jazz band will play on the campus quad at 8 p.m. People can park in Lot 4 and 5.

Readings about Paul Rudolph will take place across campus and students will discuss Rudolph’s brutalist architecture approach to the college’s design. People can park in Lots 4 and 5.

Undergraduate students will present a three-minute lecture on their research as part of the three-minute thesis competition at 2 p.m. in the Claire T. Carney Library Grand Reading room.

Wednesday April 18

The readings about Paul Rudolph will continue throughout campus.

Graduate students will present their three-minute research lectures for the thesis competition at 2:30 p.m. in the Claire T. Carney Grand Reading room.

From noon until 2 p.m. in the Claire T. Carney Library Grand Reading room the college will hold its 24th Annual Sigma Xi Research Exhibit. Students will present posters on various research topics.

At 4 p.m. the College of Visual and Performing Arts will show “Concreteopia” by William Lepczyk, which commemorates Paul Rudolph’s architectural design. People can park in Lot 4.

The Fitzpatrick-Luso American Festival will be at 7 p.m. in the main auditorium. It event celebrates Portuguese and Brazilian culture. People can park in Lots 4 and 5.

Thursday April 19

The CVPA will have a concert at 6 p.m. in the main auditorium. People can park in Lots 4 and 5.

The three-minute thesis competition will wrap up by announcing the winners at 2 p.m. in the Claire T. Carney Library Grand Reading room.

Poster presentations will continue as part of the 24th Annual Sigma Xi Exhibit from noon to 2 p.m. in the Claire. T. Carney Library Grand Reading room.

Friday April 20

Graduate student work for the CVPA Masters in Fine Art, will be on exhibit at 5 p.m. at the Star Store in downtown New Bedford and at the New Bedford Art Museum.

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