October 23, 2013
Tips and approaches in conducting and interpreting data from focus group research.

October 23, 2013
12:00 pm-2:00 pm

Machmer Hall, W32

This event will give graduate students an overview of open access and the benefits of choosing open access for electronic theses and dissertations. An overview of copyright and fair use as it relates to theses and dissertations will also be presented. Discussion time will explore graduate students’ thoughts and questions about open access and copyright issues.

October 23, 2013
12:00 pm-1:30 pm

Library, W.E.B. Du Bois, 1320

This is an introductory workshop to the basics of LISREL, including how to run confirmatory factor analysis (CFA) and path analysis using the software.

October 23, 2013
2:00 pm-4:00 pm

Machmer Hall, W32

The sustainability movement inspires students, faculty and staff in the classroom and across campus. 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. Q&A time will allow for sharing ideas about integrating reliable, cost-saving material into the curriculum.

October 23, 2013
2:00 pm-3:00 pm

Library, W.E.B. Du Bois, 1320

Campus Sustainability Day is a time to recognize the successes, challenges, and innovation of sustainability in higher education on each campus.

October 23, 2013
3:30 pm-7:00 pm

All Campus

How do Burundians view development and governance? Professor Peter Uvin provides some unexpected insights from a year of field work in a country coming out of war.

October 23, 2013
4:00 pm

Gordon Hall, Third Floor Conference Room

Karen Lavariere-Sanchez is the Director of Public Relations at MassMutual Financial Group. She specializes in traditional news and social media outreach on behalf of MassMutual.

October 23, 2013
4:00 pm

Bartlett Hall, 61

A modern-day parable set in post-Soviet Central Asia.

October 23, 2013
7:00 pm

Isenberg School of Management, 137 - Flavin Family Auditorium

We're going to have free books and probably food, and will tell you about opportunities to help you get the most out of your education, internships, careers, etc and be a great leader. Meet new people, make great contacts, read free books, go a free conference and social in Boston, and come with us to the U-Pub after!

October 23, 2013
8:00 pm-9:30 pm

Campus Center, 911-15

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

 The Marriott Meals is a core course within the HTM program in which students have the opportunity to manage the restaurant with a team of student employees.

September 24—December 6, 2013, Tue/Wed/Thu 11:45 am
This event does NOT occur on:
November 28

Campus Center, 11

October is Cyber Security Awareness Month! Visit our information table in the Campus Center to learn more about safe computing and play the Plinko game for a chance to win a daily prize.

October 1—October 4, 2013 10:00 am-2:00 pm
October 9—October 30, 2013, Wednesdays 10:00 am-2:00 pm

Campus Center, Concourse

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

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

The Letters to Dr. Ehrlich series is a collection of images based on “The Population Bomb” by Dr. Paul R. Ehrlich.

October 20—November 20, 2013, Sun/Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri

Hampden Gallery

Rice has used this method of writing in several projects over the years but the reason for its usage remains the same.

October 20—November 20, 2013, Sun/Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri

Hampden Gallery

Take a few minutes from Homecoming celebrations to give blood.

October 22—October 23, 2013 11:00 am-4:30 pm

Student Union, Cape Cod Lounge