October 11, 2013
This year’s theme, “Transitions,” recognizes that change is fundamental to students’ higher education experiences and that student success hinges on the thoughtful negotiation of turning points, shifts and evolutions.

October 11, 2013
8:00 am-5:00 pm

Campus Center, various locations

Many musicians have compared Classical chamber music to an impromptu conversation.  Building on this, this talk introduces a new analytical method that views each instrumental part as a distinct persona engaged in social intercourse. 

October 11, 2013
1:25 pm

Fine Arts Center, 44

PERI African Development Policy Program Speakers Series presents Abebe Shimeles (African Development Bank) and Henri-Bernard Soulignac-Lecompte (OECD).

October 11, 2013
3:00 pm

Gordon Hall, Third Floor Conference Room

Head coach Ed Matz leads the Minutewomen into action against Dayton.

October 11, 2013
4:00 pm

Rudd Field

UMass Amherst associate professor of art history Laetitia La Follette will celebrate her new book Negotiating Culture: Heritage, Ownership, and Intellectual Property.

October 11, 2013
4:30 pm

Amherst Books
Pat Schneider - a reading of new works from reknowned founder of Amherst Writers and Artists, and author of  How the Light Gets In: Writing As A Spiritual Practice (Oxford Press).

October 11, 2013
7:00 pm

Augusta Savage Gallery

The University Orchestra will perform under direction of conductor Brandon Keith Brown, the new Director of Orchestral Studies.

October 11, 2013
8:00 pm

Fine Arts Center Concert Hall

Du Bois in Our Time is a landmark exhibition that focuses on the intersection of art and the major issues of our time, centered on the legacy of W.E.B. Du Bois.

September 10—December 8, 2013, Sun/Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri/Sat
This event does NOT occur on:
November 28—December 1

University Museum of Contemporary Art

In a collaborative effort, The UMass Student Farming Enterprise, The UMass Permaculture Initiative, and UMass Gardenshare, are all coming together to organize a weekly farmers market on the lawn of Goodell Hall.

September 13—November 22, 2013, Fridays 12:00 pm-4:00 pm

Goodell Hall, Lawn

Each year, Americans observe National Hispanic Heritage Month from September 15 to October 15, by celebrating the histories, cultures and contributions of American citizens whose ancestors came from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean and Central and South America.

September 15—October 15, 2013

All Campus

Women of color face a unique set of challenges in higher education. This weekly discussion group will provide a space for undergrad and graduate women of color to identify and explore their academic, social, and familial experiences while providing and receiving support from each other and building community. 

October 1—October 15, 2013

New Africa House, Center for Women & Community

Visionary works in glass, encaustic, and paint on canvas convey the power and promise of a changing world.

October 2—October 25, 2013, weekdays
This event does NOT occur on:
October 14

Augusta Savage Gallery

$10,000, graduate awards for projects that integrate business fundamentals with science and/or engineering.  Application Deadline October 28. Info Session Oct 10 @ 5PM; Campus Ctr. 163c

October 2—October 28, 2013

No Impact Week is a one-week carbon cleanse.  It is a chance for you to see what a difference no-impact living can have on your quality of life.

October 6—October 12, 2013

Campus Center, Concourse

Inspired by Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn's book, the documentaryseries introduces women and girls living under some of the most difficultcircumstances imaginable — and fighting bravely to change them.

October 7—October 11, 2013 1:00 pm

Augusta Savage Gallery