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Beyond the ‘Busy Ethic’: The Meaning and Measurement of Engagement in Later Life

Part of the Spring 2013 Gerontology Speaker Series

Guest lecture by
Jacquelyn B. James, PhD, Director of Research, Sloan Center on Aging & Work and Research Professor, Lynch School of Education, Boston College.

All seminars take pace in the Gerontology classroom from 1-2:15 p.m.

Department of Gerontology and the Gerontology Institute are part of the John W. McCormack Graduate School of Policy and Global Studies.


Please support the McCormack Graduate School Service Project, U-ACCESS Food Pantry Food Drive

At all events at the John W. McCormack Graduate School of Policy and Global Studies, we invite you to bring a donation for the UMass Boston food pantry.  Your donation of a non-perishable food item or gift card will support a student struggling to buy food.

To volunteer at the pantry or for further information, contact Shirley at 617.287.3195 or

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