October 21, 2013
Sukhadeo Thorat, head of the Indian Council of Social Science Research, will speak on “Higher Education in India: Challenges of Access, Diversity and Discrimination.”

October 21, 2013
3:00 pm-5:30 pm

Integrated Sciences Building, 221

We are pleased to announce the lineup of speakers for the SPARC/World Bank Global Open Access Week kickoff event. This event features a 60-minute panel discussion on the topic of “Open Access: Redefining Impact.” Panelists representing a diverse set of stakeholders – scientific researchers, publishers, technologists and policy makers – will examine the potential positive impacts that can result when research results are shared freely in the digital environment.

October 21, 2013
3:00 pm-4:00 pm

Library, W.E.B. Du Bois, 1620

A talk presented by Eric Michael Kelley, Anthropology, Boston University.

October 21, 2013
4:00 pm

Thompson Hall, 519

A workshop with Professor Patricia Bianconi for 20 graduate students to begin the process of grant writing.

October 21, 2013
4:00 pm-6:00 pm

What are the implications of the Supreme Court's recent decision on affirmative action? Why is there so much debate about affirmative action? How does diversity relate to affirmative action? How does affirmative action in the U.S. compare to other countries?

October 21, 2013
4:00 pm-6:00 pm

Commonwealth Honors College Building, 160

Set amidst the sprawling Johannesburg township of Soweto, TSOTSI (2005, South Africa) traces six days in the life of a ruthless young gang leader who ends up caring for a baby accidentally kidnapped during a car-jacking.

October 21, 2013
7:00 pm

Commonwealth Honors College Building, 160A

UPC is proud to bring actress Laverne Cox, of the Netflix original series “Orange is the New Black”, to campus on October 21.Laverne plays the groundbreaking role of Sophia Burset, an incarcerated African American, transgender woman.

October 21, 2013
7:00 pm

Student Union, Ballroom

The Office of Family Resources Dinner On Us series offers parents an opportunity to learn more about themselves while acquiring new approaches to raising children who are responsible, respectful and resourceful.

September 16—December 2, 2013, Mondays 5:30 pm-7:30 pm
This event does NOT occur on:
October 14, November 11

Student Union

$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

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

The yearlong UMass 150th anniversary celebration continues during Homecoming with programs and activities highlighting important historical milestones, events and people.

October 15—October 26, 2013

All Campus

The exhibit centers on the post-World War II expansion of UMass and its emergence as a fully-fledged research university.

October 18—January 6, 2014
This event does NOT occur on:
November 28, December 15, December 21—December 22, December 25, December 28—January 1, January 5

Learning Commons in W.E.B. Du Bois Library, Lower Level and Floor 25

Exhibit celebrating the legacy of William Smith Clark and his influence at UMass Amherst and Hokkaido University.

October 19—November 30, 2013 9:00 am-5:00 pm

Integrated Sciences Building, Atrium