August Calendar of Events
Library Exhibit "Leadership for a Lifetime," the fourth and final exhibition highlighting the history of the V-12/NROTC Program at Tufts. Michael Lash Jr., E50, and Robert McNicholas, E46, both of whom served in Guam, are featured in the exhibit. Corridor to Dranetz Tower, Tisch Library, through August 31.
Athletics Facilities Summer hours through August 8 for the
facilities at Cousens Gymnasium and the Gantcher Family Sports and Convocation
Center on the Medford/Somerville campus are: Monday through Thursday,
11:30 a.m. – 8:30 p.m.; Friday, 11:30 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.; Saturday,
8 a.m. – noon and Sunday, 4 – 8 p.m. All athletics facilities
will close for annual maintenance on Friday, August 8, at 6:30 p.m. Open
hours will resume for orientation week on August 27. All locks must be
turned in to the equipment room and lockers cleaned out by August 8. There
are no exceptions. Any items left in lockers will be collected and distributed
to local charities.
Tisch Library Summer hours through August 8: Monday through
Thursday, 9 a.m. – 10 p.m.; Friday, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.; Saturday,
10 a.m. – 4 p.m. and Sunday, 2 10 p.m.
Lost Theatres of Somerville The stories of the old Somerville
picture palaces have been resurrected by David M. Guss, associate professor
of anthropology at Tufts, and his students in an exhibition that documents
this piece of cultural history. Somerville Museum, 1 Westwood Road, Somerville,
Mass., through March 2004. Admission is free. Museum hours are Thursdays
from 2 – 7 p.m.; Fridays from 2 – 5 p.m. and Saturdays from
noon – 5 p.m. For more information, call the museum at (617) 666-9810.
Dental School Mandatory training in the clinic information system conversion for the Classes of 2004 and 2005, faculty and staff.
Magic Circle Theater "Aladdin," the enchanting tale from
the heart of Arabian Nights. Balch Arena Theater, shows at 10:30 a.m.
and 2 p.m. Tickets for all performances are $7. Visa, Mastercard and Discover
are accepted, and group rates are available. For tickets and information,
call the theater box office at (617) 627-3493, weekdays, 9 a.m. –
Lecture "Confronting AIDS in Africa—Perspectives from a Community-based Research Centre," Dr. Michael L. Bennish, associate professor of family medicine and community health at Tufts School of Medicine, will discuss his work as director of the Africa Centre for Health and Population Studies in Mtubatuba, South Africa. Coolidge Room, Ballou Hall, 4 p.m.
Magic Circle Theater "Aladdin," the enchanting tale from
the heart of Arabian Nights. Balch Arena Theater, 10:30 a.m. Tickets for
all performances are $7. Visa, Mastercard and Discover are accepted, and
group rates are available. For tickets and information, call the theater
box office at (617) 627-3493, weekdays, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Magic Circle Theater "The Princess and the Pea," directed
by Vern Adix, is a wonderfully updated version of Hans Christian Andersen's
classic tale of a prince's search for the perfect princess. Balch Arena
Theater, shows at 10:30 a.m. and 7:30 p.m. Tickets for all performances
are $7. Visa, Mastercard and Discover are accepted, and group rates are
available. For tickets and information, call the theater box office at
(617) 627-3493, weekdays, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Dental School Summer recess begins for the Classes of 2004 and 2005 and postgraduate students.
Dental School Faculty Recognition Day; clinics and teaching program cancelled.
Tisch Library Summer hours through September 1: Monday
through Friday, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.; the library will be closed on Saturdays
and Sundays. The library also will be closed on September 1, Labor Day.
Veterinary Conference "A Bridge to the Future," celebrating
the 25th anniversary of Tufts School of Veterinary Medicine. Westin Providence
Hotel, Providence, R.I., through August 11. For a complete schedule of
events and registration information, go to www.tufts.edu/vet/continedu/bridge2003.html
Internet Workshop This session for university advancement
professionals will cover how to search on the Internet effectively for
quick information on your prospects—no matter if you're on the road, at
home or in the office. How do you find a phone number or an address within
a few seconds? How do you pinpoint the piece of information you need from
the thousand results that Google gives you? At the hands-on workshop,
you will learn about the best free sites for prospect research as well
as the strategies for searching effectively. TAB computer training room,
9:30 – 11 a.m. Because there are only 13 computers in the TAB training
room, please register for the session by contacting Jan Clooney at ext.
7-3433 or e-mail email@example.com
Development Division Barbecue Baronian Fieldhouse, 1 –
4 p.m. Rain date is August 14.
Veterinary School Classes begin for third-year students.
Veterinary School Orientation for first-year students.
Veterinary School Classes begin for first- and second-year students.
Orientation for new undergraduate students, through September 1.
Residence Halls open at 8 a.m. for new undergraduates.
Matriculation for new undergraduates. Academic Quad
between Ballou and Bendetson halls, 1:45 – 2:45 p.m.
Dental School End of scheduled program for third-year pediatric dentistry and periodontology students.
Fletcher School Introduction to Career Services and new student
orientation. ASEAN Auditorium, 10:45 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.
Residence Halls open for returning undergraduate students.
Editor's note: The deadline for Calendar submissions for the September issue of the Tufts Journal is Thursday, August 28. Submissions may be e-mailed to firstname.lastname@example.org or you may send Calendar announcements to Barbara Lewis, Office of Publications, 200 Boston Ave., Medford campus.