October 24, 2012 feed
Learn how to provide a gift to the university while preserving your assets.

October 24, 2012
9:00 am-11:00 am

The Delaney House
This talk will be based on a presentation made at the Ohio State University's Office of Diversity and Inclusion’s Student Parent Symposium targeted toward creating a family-friendly academic environment.

October 24, 2012
12:30 pm-2:00 pm

Machmer Hall, E-33

Kyle D. Brown is Director of the Lyle Center for Regenerative Studies, a professor of Landscape Architecture, and former Interim Dean of the College of Environmental Design at California State Polytechnic University in Pomona, California.

October 24, 2012
12:30 pm-1:30 pm

Hills North, 105

An overview for graduate students to learn about the benefits of choosing open access for electronic theses and dissertations. Topics include copyright and fair use as it relates to theses and dissertations.

October 24, 2012
12:30 pm-2:00 pm

Library, W.E.B. Du Bois, 26th Floor

Come on down to The Student Organization Resource Center, “the source for all things RSO,” for Spirit Day at The SORC!

October 24, 2012
3:00 pm-6:00 pm

Student Union, Student Organization Resource Center room 208

Learn about Open Educational Resources which allow faculty to tailor their course material and save students money. The workshop includes a demonstration of the new Campus Sustainability Initiative page on ScholarWorks, the digital repository of UMass Amherst.

October 24, 2012
3:30 pm-5:00 pm

Library, W.E.B. Du Bois, 26th floor

Professor Jane E. Fountain of the Department of Political Science and the Center for Public Policy and Administration will present a lecture titled, "Technological Change as a Variable in State Development." 

October 24, 2012
4:00 pm

Mullins Center, Massachusetts Room

“Table Talk: The Culture of Dining in Early Modern England,” with Tim Zajac.

October 24, 2012
4:00 pm

Renaissance Center, Reading Room

Informative open discussion addressing several immigration questions and concerns.

October 24, 2012
5:00 pm-7:00 pm

Campus Center, Room 904-908

Investigate the wide range of majors, opportunities & resources at UMass Amherst; meet representatives from nearly every academic department & program.

October 24, 2012
5:30 pm-7:30 pm

Campus Center, Auditorium and Concourse

If you want to save time and land a job quickly, crafting a strong resume and performing well in the interview is key.

October 24, 2012
5:30 pm

Memorial Hall, first floor lounge

The Department of History hosts a screening of the film Greensboro: Closer to the Truth as part of its Feinberg Family Distinguished Lecture Series on Truth and Reconciliation, History and Justice.

October 24, 2012
7:00 pm-9:00 pm

TBA - see website for updates
In this day-in-the-life set in Beirut, a young man copes with disordered sleep, his father's disappearance years before, and more recent memories of an ex-girlfriend.

October 24, 2012
7:00 pm

Isenberg School of Management, 137

A one person theater tour de force that speaks to America's place in the world.

October 24, 2012
7:30 pm

Bowker Auditorium

Trivia in the UPub — all ages are welcome and it is free.

October 24, 2012
9:00 pm


Carolyn Webb's work, Two Ways of Looking at an Elm Tree, I and II, is mounted on the south façade of the Fine Arts Center.

August 2—November 30, 2012

Fine Arts Center, South Facade

A new traveling exhibition that examines the challenges faced by African-American baseball players as they sought equal opportunities in their sport beginning in the post-Civil War era.  

October 12—December 7, 2012
This event does NOT occur on:
November 12, November 22

Learning Commons in W.E.B. Du Bois Library

This class presents an introduction to two Italian authors who provided literary models for later European Renaissance prose and poetry: Giovanni Boccaccio and Francesco Petrarca.

October 3—October 31, 2012, Wednesdays 5:00 pm

Renaissance Center

A solo exhibition of work by Céleste Boursier-Mougenot, the internationally acclaimed French artist whose innovative work merges the realms of the musical and the visual.

October 4—December 2, 2012, Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri 11:00 am-4:30 pm
October 6—December 2, 2012, weekends 2:00 pm-5:00 pm
This event does NOT occur on:
October 8, November 12, November 22—November 25

University Museum of Contemporary Art, Main Gallery

Laurie LeBreton makes sculptures with handmade paper. Her artwork includes nontraditional books made with traditional binding techniques and paper sculptures constructed on armatures, with saturated, vibrant colors.

October 15—November 2, 2012, Mon/Tue/Wed/Thu 10:00 am-5:00 pm
October 15—November 2, 2012, Fridays 10:00 am-3:00 pm

Student Union Art Gallery

Join the celebration, both on and off campus, as alumni, students, and fans show their UMass pride throughout the week during Homecoming 2012.

October 20—October 28, 2012

Gillette Stadium, Foxborough and UMass Amherst Campus
SophoMORE is a comprehensive, campus-wide initiative that includes school and college specific programs open to all UMass Amherst sophomores, whether you are in your second year of college or classified a sophomore according to your credits. 

October 22—October 24, 2012 9:00 am

Campus Center

Join in the fun as Registered Student Organizations across campus compete as teams in the week-long Homecoming Scavenger Hunt.

October 22—October 26, 2012 12:00 pm

All Campus

Meals are managed, prepared, and served by students in HT-MGT 355.

October 23—October 25, 2012

Campus Center - Marriott Center

Don't miss your chance to tour two iconic UMass landmarks. Tours run twice daily and advance registration is requested but not required.

October 24—October 27, 2012

Library, W.E.B. Du Bois