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University of Massachusetts Hosts UMass Night At The Pops On May 10

Craig Mello, Ph.D. To Receive President's Medal at Boston's Symphony Hall As UMass Alumni, Students, Staff, Friends Join Keith Lockhart and the Boston Pops for a University-wide Celebration

Tickets are now on sale for the University of Massachusetts' annual UMass Night at the Pops on Thursday, May 10 at Boston's Symphony Hall. Nobel Laureate Craig Mello, Ph.D. of the UMass Medical School will receive the President's Medal, the University's highest honor, from UMass President Jack M. Wilson at the event.

UMass alumni, students, staff and friends of the University are invited to attend. Ticket prices range from $1,250 for sponsorship of a 10-person table to $20 - $125 for individual tickets. Tickets can be purchased online at www.massachusetts.edu/pops or by calling 617-287-5772. Pre-concert entertainment begins at 7:00pm and the concert begins at 8:00pm.

The five campuses of the University of Massachusetts will all be represented in the evening's celebration. Performers and special guests from the University include:

  • University of Massachusetts Medical School: Dr. Craig Mello, Ph.D. 
  • University of Massachusetts Amherst: University of Massachusetts Marching Band
  • University of Massachusetts Boston: Singer Christina DeVaughn
  • University of Massachusetts Dartmouth: Singer Candida Rose
  • University of Massachusetts Lowell: University of Massachusetts Lowell Marimba Trio

For more information call 617-287-5772 or email pops@umassp.edu. The event is open to the public and is handicapped accessible.

Contact:
Robert P. Connolly
617-287-7073

Libby DeVecchi
617-287-7023

3/20/07

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Robert P. Connolly
Vice President for Strategic Communications and University Spokesperson
617.548.0238 (cell)
617.287.7073 (office)
rconnolly@umassp.edu

Ann Scales
Director of Communications
617.838.3963 (cell)
617.287.4084 (office)
ascales@umassp.edu

JoAnn Conley
Communications Coordinator/Writer
617.287.5538 (Office)
jconley@umassp.edu

Jan Brogan
Senior Writer
617.287.4027 (Office)
jbrogan@umassp.edu

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