UMass Boston News

2013 Welcome Week Events: September 10

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Event Date: September 10, 2013 - 10 a.m.
Event Type: Student Event
Location: Campus Center

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Sponsored by the Office of Diversity and Inclusion.
Stop by for a snack on your way to class.
Campus Center Plaza, 10 a.m.

STUDENT INVOLVEMENT FAIR

UMass Boston offers a variety of social, cultural, and educational engagement opportunities outside the classroom. Be sure to stop by and connect with over 100 student organizations!
Campus Center, 1st Floor, Terrace, 11 a.m.–2 p.m.

UNIVERSITY HONORS:
YOUR TICKET TO SWEET SUCCESS

If you’re curious, ambitious, reflective, independent-minded and if you thrive on exploring unfamiliar ways of understanding the world, the Honors Program may be your ticket to success. Join the honors staff to learn the benefits and how to apply for this extraordinary experience.
Campus Center, Alumni Lounge, 1:30–2:45 p.m.

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Sponsored by the Construction Impact Awareness Advisory Committee.
Stop by for a snack on your way to class.
Campus Center Plaza, 3:30 p.m.

THE DARK SIDE OF CHOCOLATE

A team of journalists investigates how human trafficking and child labor in the Ivory Coast fuels the worldwide chocolate industry. The crew interview both proponents and opponents of these alleged practices, and use hidden camera techniques to delve into the gritty world of cocoa plantations. Sponsored by Fair Trade UMass Boston and the Office of Student Leadership and Community Engagement (OSLCE).
Campus Center, Ballroom, 4 p.m.

For disability-related accommodations, including dietary accommodations, please visit www.ada.umb.edu two weeks prior to the event.