Week of  October 28—November 3, 2012 feed
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
The Incubator Project Space presents "House of Observation," an exhibit by Claudia Sperry and Rachel Sperry.

October 28—November 29, 2012, Sun/Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri
This event does NOT occur on:
November 12, November 22—November 25

Hampden Gallery

"I Probably Shouldn't Be Telling You This" is an art exhibition by Linda Griggs.

October 28—November 29, 2012, Sun/Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri
This event does NOT occur on:
November 12, November 22—November 25

Hampden Gallery

Head coach Sam Koch leads the UMass men's soccer team into action against conference foe Duquesne.

October 28, 2012
1:00 pm

Rudd Field

Head coach Carla Tagliente leads the UMass women's field hockey team into action against conference foe Lock Haven.

October 28, 2012
1:00 pm

Garber Field

Opening Reception for the exhibition "House of Observation" by artists Rachel and Claudia Sperry.

October 28, 2012
2:00 pm-4:00 pm

Hampden Gallery

An opening reception for "I Probably Shouldn't Be Telling You This," an art exhibition by Linda Griggs.

October 28, 2012
2:00 pm-4:00 pm

Hampden Gallery

Harel Skaat, one of the most popular musicians in Israel today, performs.

October 28, 2012
7:00 pm

Hillel House

The Isenberg Graduate Programs Office invites you to attend our upcoming Full-Time MBA Campus Visit Day. You will have the opportunity to experience a live class and meet with current MBA students and admissions representatives.

October 29, 2012
8:30 am-11:30 am

Isenberg School of Management, 305

2012-2013 Distinguished Latin American Visitor - Angel Quintero-Rivera: Public lecture, dance performance by Cayena with reception to follow.

October 29, 2012
4:00 pm-7:00 pm

Campus Center, Amherst Room, 10th Floor

The 8th Annual Kaulenas Lecture given by Professor Terry Orr-Weaver of the Whitehead Institute at MIT.

October 29, 2012
4:00 pm

Engineering Lab (E-Lab) II , Lecture Hall (Room 119)

Sponsored by the UMass History department, the UMass History Club will give students and staff an opportunity to learn more about the UMass campus and its spooky past.

October 29, 2012
7:00 pm-9:00 pm

Herter Hall

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

October 30—November 1, 2012

Campus Center, 11th Floor

Flu clinics are open to students and all UHS patients.

October 30, 2012
3:30 pm-6:30 pm

Van Meter Hall, Lounge

Please join this discussion with Kim Gandy, the fall 2012 Social Justice Practitioner-in-Residence.

October 30, 2012
4:15 pm-5:15 pm

Global Studies Center, Main Level of Wright Hall, Smith College
This event has been canceled.

October 30, 2012
5:30 pm-7:00 pm

Campus Center, 168C

2012-2013 Distinguished Latin American Visitor - Angel Quintero-Rivera: Public lecture on working class and popular culture perspectives.

October 30, 2012
6:30 pm

Chenoweth Laboratory

An event directed by Micah Maurio and Jeff Schneider.

October 30, 2012
8:00 pm

Fine Arts Center, Bezanson Recital Hall

Poet Alice Oswald will give a reading of her work.

October 30, 2012
8:00 pm

University Club

Born out of unthinkable violence, the Greensboro Justice Fund was established to educate the public about discrimination and discriminatory organizations.

October 31—January 11, 2013
This event does NOT occur on:
November 22, December 16, December 22—December 23, December 25, December 28—January 1, January 6

Library, W.E.B. Du Bois, Floor 25

Flu clinics are open to students and all UHS patients. 

October 31, 2012
9:00 am-11:30 am

University Health Services (UHS)

2012-2013 Distinguished Latin American Visitor - Angel Quintero-Rivera: Brining the social science and the humanities in the struggle against the coloniality of knowledge.

October 31, 2012
11:00 am

Andreola Room, Willits-Hallowell Center - Mount Holyoke College
Halloween is supposed to be rainy, so why not bring your kids to trick-or-treat indoors?  Stop by Crabtree and Knowlton Halls (in the Northeast Residential Area) to trick-or-treat inside and enjoy crafts, coloring, snacks, and movies!

October 31, 2012
4:00 pm-7:00 pm

Crabtree Hall

“Insects in European Culture from the Renaissance," with Brian Ogilve.

October 31, 2012
4:00 pm

Renaissance Center, Reading Room

Mommo/The Bogeyman (Atalay Tasdiken, Turkey, 2009).

October 31, 2012
7:00 pm

Isenberg School of Management, 137

Theatrical audiovisual production brings interactive concert experience to the Mullins Center.

October 31, 2012
8:30 pm

Mullins Center

What happens when we worship a machine? In the mechanized world of Machinal, everyone and everything is a cog in the function of the machine: simple, elegant, terrible.

November 1—November 3, 2012 8:00 pm
November 3, 2012 2:00 pm
November 6—November 10, 2012 8:00 pm
November 10, 2012 2:00 pm

Curtain Theater

The Department of Economics presents the sixteenth annual Philip Gamble Memorial Lecture.

November 1, 2012
4:00 pm

Student Union Ballroom

Michael Boucher, a UMass graduate, has practiced landscape architecture for over twenty-eight years, and has taught in several capacities at both undergraduate and graduate levels.

November 1, 2012
4:00 pm-5:00 pm

Hills North, 105

Do you know how to handle yourself in a professional dining setting?

November 1, 2012
5:30 pm

Campus Center, Amherst Room

Join a representative from our admissions team who will help you learn more about our MBA program, the application and admissions process, and how the Isenberg MBA can help advance your career and achieve your goals.

November 1, 2012
6:00 pm

The University of Massachusetts Club
The Department of History hosts a lecture by Reverend Nelson N. Johnson on reconciliation and the 1979 Greensboro Massacre, as part of the Feinberg Family Distinguished Lecture Series on "Truth and Reconciliation, History and Justice."

November 1, 2012
7:00 pm-8:30 pm

Campus Center Auditorium

2012-2013 Distinguished Latin American Visitor - Angel Quintero-Rivera: Public lecture specially focusing on Puerto Rico and its US Diaspora.

November 1, 2012
7:00 pm-9:00 pm

Neilsen Browsing Room, Smith College
The National Circus of the People’s Republic of China is one of the longest running and most distinguished circus troupes in China.

November 1, 2012
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Concert Hall

UMass hosts the A-10 Field Hockey Championship at Garber Field.

November 2—November 3, 2012

Garber Field

This event has been postponed due to Hurricane Sandy.

November 2, 2012
10:10 am-11:10 am

Richard Miller is the founder of the Landmarks Preservation Council of Illinois and has been involved in many of the key preservation battles in Chicago and Illinois. 

November 2, 2012
12:00 pm-1:00 pm

Studio Arts Building, Room 465

A talk about black consciousness and literature in Brazil, the Afro- Brazilian literary and cultural tradition, and the contemporary challenges for resisting the cultural politics of racism in Brazil and the Diaspora. 

November 2, 2012
12:30 pm

New Africa House, 203

The UMass Chapter of INFORMS invites you to this lecture given by Dr. James Benneyan, Director of the Healthcare Systems Engineering Institute at Northeastern University.

November 2, 2012
2:00 pm

Isenberg School of Management, 106

Program of UMass and Five Colleges Events for Angel Quintero-Rivera: Public lecture

November 2, 2012
2:30 pm-3:20 pm

Flint Lab, 201

This event will feature poetry, spoken word, acoustic music, comedy and performance art created and presented by UMass undergraduate and graduate students.

November 2, 2012
7:00 pm-10:00 pm

Student Union, Commonwealth Room (Earthfoods Cafe)

Head coach John Micheletto leads the Minutemen into action against conference foe New Hampshire.

November 2, 2012
7:00 pm

Mullins Center

Adapted from the Amazing Race TV show, three teams race around UMass.

November 2, 2012
7:00 pm

Wilder Hall, 201 and 102

Join UPC for a showing of "The Amazing Spiderman."  Free admission and free popcorn!

November 2, 2012
8:00 pm

Student Union, Cape Cod Lounge

The Libraries' Data Working Group will host a workshop for faculty members discussing best practice and resources for creating competitive data management plans.

November 2, 2012
9:00 pm-10:30 pm

Library, W.E.B. Du Bois

Coach Derek Kellogg leads the Minutemen in a non-conference match-up against American International College.

November 3, 2012
1:00 pm

Mullins Center

This event has been canceled.

November 3, 2012
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center, Bezanson Recital Hall

Please join us as we honor and celebrate the legacy of the ​Cape Verdean Student Alliance (CVSA).

November 3, 2012
7:30 pm

Student Union Ballroom

The Samhain Ball is a celebration of the Pagan holiday of Samhain.

November 3, 2012
9:00 pm-1:00 am

Fine Arts Center, Lobby