Campus Planning: A division of Facilities & Campus Services

NEWS & EVENTS
NEWS & EVENTS

NEWS & EVENTS

Campus Planning maintains an active campus green building tours program, and supports the campus broadly through a variety of other events and activities. Bookmark this page, and check back frequently for updates. Follow us on FacebookTwitter, and WordPress to stay updated with the latest news and events!

 

NEWS


Major Campus Construction Projects on Schedule
UMass Amherst News & Media Relations - 2/1/2018

Interim Director of Campus Planning Gives Update on Master Plan and Campus Development at UMass
The Massachusetts Daily Collegian - 2/1/2018

 

 

UPCOMING EVENTS


TALKING TRUTH SERIES GREEN BUILDING TOUR
Coming April//2019 

Talking Truth Series Green Building Tour

 

Join us for a guided tour of featured green buildings on campus!

The event is free and open to the public; sponsored by Talking Truth: Finding Your Voice Around the Climate Crisis, a collaboration of UMass students, librarians, faculty, and staff.  More details soon.

PAST EVENTS


GREEN BUILDING TOUR
Thursday, 9//2018 ~ 4:00-5:30pm ~ Meet at Du Bois Library

Talking Truth Series Green Building Tour

Join us for a guided tour of featured green buildings on campus including Old ChapelSouth CollegeIntegrative Learning Center,  John W. Olver Design Building, and Crotty HallLudmilla Pavlova, Senior Campus Planner, will lead a walking tour on Thursday, September 20th from 4:00-5:30pm.

The event is free and open to the public; sponsored by Talking Truth: Finding Your Voice Around the Climate Crisis, a collaboration of UMass students, librarians, faculty, and staff.

RSVP here! For more information about the Talking Truth series, visit https://blogs.umass.edu/talkingtruth/.

SCHEDULE

4:00 - 4:05 PM - Meet at Du Bois Library
4:05 - 4:10 PM - Walk
4:10 - 4:20 PM - Old Chapel Renovation
4:20 - 4:25 PM - Walk
4:25 - 4:35 PM - South College
4:35 - 4:40 PM - Walk
4:40 - 4:50 PM - Integrative Learning Center
4:50 - 4:55 PM - Walk
4:55 - 5:10 PM - John W. Olver Design Building
5:10 - 5:15 PM - Walk
5:15 - 5:30 PM - Crotty Hall

TALKING TRUTH SERIES GREEN BUILDING TOUR
Thursday, 4/5/2018 ~ 4:00-5:30pm ~ Meet at W.E.B. Du Bois Library lobby

Learn all about our new green buildings at UMass! Ludmilla Pavlova, Senior Campus Planner, will lead a walking tour. Free and open to the public.

RSVP here! For more information about the Talking Truth series, visit https://blogs.umass.edu/talkingtruth/.

Talking Truth Series - Green Building Tour

SCHEDULE

TIME LOCATION ADDRESS
4:00 - 4:05 PM W.E.B. Du Dois Library, lobby 154 Hicks Way
4:10 - 4:20 PM South College 150 Hicks Way
4:25 - 4:35 PM Old Chapel Renovation 144 Hicks Way
4:40 - 4:50 PM Isenberg SOM Addition and Renovation 121 Presidents Dr.
4:55 - 5:10 PM John W. Olver Design Building 551 N. Pleasant St.
5:15 - 5:30 PM Crotty Hall 412 N. Pleasant St.
 

ZERO ENERGY BUILDINGS TOUR
Saturday, 6/9/2018 ~ 9:00am-3:00pm ~ Crotty Hall

Zero Energy Buildings Tour

Join us Saturday, June 9th from 9:00am-3:00pm for a Zero Energy Buildings Tour sponsored by Amherst Mothers Out FrontClimate Action Now, and Sustaining Amherst.

The event is free and open to the public. Learn more here!

SCHEDULE

TIME LOCATION ADDRESS
9:00 AM Crotty Hall 411-417 N. Pleasant St.
10:30 AM Hitchcock Center 845 West St.
12:00 PM Kern Center 893 West St.
1:00 PM Lunch Break  
2:00 PM South Congregational 1066 South East St.
 

 

 

MASSACHUSETTS CLIMATE LEADERSHIP SUMMIT
Wednesday, 4/18/2018 ~ 10:00am-3:30pm ~ John W. Olver Design Building

John W. Olver Design Building (ODB)_East Exterior Perspective

As part of the campus’ Earth Day observances, the UMass School of Earth and Sustainability (SES) and Chancellor’s Sustainability Advisory Committee (CSAC) are hosting the Massachusetts Climate Leadership Summit and welcome all community members to attend.

This event provides a space for the community to talk about climate change, how it will affect us, and ways we can proactively respond to this challenge.

SPEAKERS INCLUDE:
Hon. Stanley Rosenberg, ’77, state senator
David Lubin, ’72 political science, sustainability strategist
Carl Spector, commissioner of the environment, City of Boston
Angela Burnett, Climate Change Office for the British Virgin Islands and author of The Irma Diaries
Katie Theoharides, assistant secretary of climate change, MA EOEEA
Ambarish Karmalkar of the Northeast Climate Science Center and UMass SES/Department of Geosciences

View the full schedule of events

Join us at the Olver Design Building to share your perspective on how we can make our community more resilient and sustainable.

RSVP here!

 

 

TALKING TRUTH SERIES GREEN BUILDING TOUR
Thursday, 4/5/2018 ~ 4:00-5:30pm ~ Meet at Crotty Hall

Talking Truth Series Green Building Tour

Get the inside stories on Crotty Hall, John W. Olver Design Building, Integrative Learning Center, and brand new South College addition! Ludmilla Pavlova, Senior Campus Planner, will lead a walking tour on Thursday, April 5th from 4:00-5:30pm.

The event is free and open to the public; sponsored by Talking Truth: Finding Your Voice Around the Climate Crisis, a collaboration of UMass students, librarians, faculty, and staff.

RSVP here! For more information about the Talking Truth series, visit https://blogs.umass.edu/talkingtruth/.

SCHEDULE

4:00 - 4:05 PM - Meet at Crotty Hall, North Pleasant St. entrance

4:05 - 4:20 PM - Crotty Hall

4:20 - 4:25 PM - Walk

4:25 - 4:40 PM - John W. Olver Design Building

4:40 - 4:50 PM - Walk

4:50 - 5:05 PM - Integrative Learning Center

5:05 - 5:15 PM - Walk

5:15 - 5:30 PM - South College