October 25, 2012 feed
Sharing Wikimedia’s mission to empower and engage people around the world to collaboratively collect and develop open educational content, and to disseminate it effectively and globally, the University Libraries are partnering with local and regional scholars to host a Wikipedia Edit-athon in the Du Bois Library. 

October 25, 2012
9:00 am-5:00 pm

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

Come celebrate the successes of sustainability in higher education by swinging by the Cape Cod Lounge on the 25th for some great activities, demonstrations, and best of all .

October 25, 2012
12:00 pm-3:00 pm

Student Union, Cape Cod Lounge

Please join us for the opening of our new facility for the Music & Media Collection.

October 25, 2012
1:00 pm

Library, W.E.B. Du Bois, 6th floor

A talk by Rob Ruck PhD, senior lecturer in the History Department at the University of Pittsburgh. The event is also an opening reception for the exhibit “Pride and Passion: The African-American Baseball Experience.”

October 25, 2012
4:00 pm

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

Tom Tavella is the current President-Elect and a Fellow of the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA).

October 25, 2012
4:00 pm-6:30 pm

Hills North, 105

Economics Professor Nancy Folbre will speak about worker-owned cooperatives at the fifth annual Cole Lecture in Contemporary Issues, sponsored by the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences.

October 25, 2012
4:00 pm

Campus Center, Amherst Room, 10th floor

The Interdisciplinary Studies Institute (ISI) is delighted to announce its inaugural fall residency, “Theory From the South,” with inspirational anthropologists Jean and John Comaroff.

October 25, 2012
4:30 pm

Campus Center, 101

“Posthumanist Shaeke-scenes: Tiger’s Heart and Player’s Hide,” with Erika Rundle, Theater Dept., Mt. Holyoke College.

October 25, 2012
4:30 pm

Renaissance Center

The Art History Program presents a lecture "Geometry of the Ineffable: Artificial Perspective in Medieval Art" with Dr. Herb Kessler, Professor of History of Art at Johns Hopkins University.

October 25, 2012
5:00 pm

Herter Hall, 227

Three Mass Amherst science graduates will discuss the challenges and rewards of company formation and technollogy transfer.

October 25, 2012
5:30 pm

Student Union, Cape Cod Lounge

Jeff Corwin ’02G will be at UMass to speak about his book, Tales from the Field.

October 25, 2012
7:00 pm-8:00 pm

Student Union Ballroom

“Calling these duets simply chamber music, would be selling them short,” writes Andrew Bartlett. “The music gallops through genres, all of which is touched uniquely by Feldman and Courvoisier's mix of sharp jazz chops, 20th-century chamber music, and traditional music of multiple stripes.”

October 25, 2012
8:00 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

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

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
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