Month of  September 2013 feed
“Metamorphosis” is the second of three exhibits celebrating the 150th anniversary of the founding of University of Massachusetts Amherst. 

May 20—September 27, 2013, Mon/Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri/Sat

Library, W.E.B. Du Bois,

Visitors to the UMass Amherst Renaissance Center this summer can enjoy the sense of traveling back in time to experience sights, smells and tastes of an authentic 16th-century kitchen garden.

July 25—September 25, 2013, weekdays 10:00 am-4:00 pm
August 17, 2013 10:00 am-3:00 pm

Renaissance Center

Signing up for intramurals is as easy as 1, 2, 3!

August 29—October 1, 2013

Recreation Center, 112H

At a time when more than half of the world’s population is living in cities, any solution for dealing with the effects of climate change and the end of development based on fossil fuels has to take city planning into account.

September 1—October 31, 2013, weekends 12:00 pm-4:00 pm

Gateway City Arts
Opening weekend hours of operation for several important student services offices.

September 1—September 2, 2013

UMass athletics coaches and players are excited to help you catch the Minuteman spirit and get you excited about the upcoming year!

September 1, 2013
11:00 am-12:00 pm

Curry Hicks Cage

Annual campus festival introducing you to anything and everything you want to know about on campus.

September 1, 2013
12:00 pm-5:00 pm

Goodell Hall, Lawn

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

September 1, 2013
1:00 pm

Rudd Field

The Not Ready for Bedtime Players is an award-winning peer sexuality education troupe.

September 1, 2013
1:00 pm

Goodell Hall, Lawn

Come to the Library for games, food and prizes!

September 1, 2013
7:30 pm-10:30 pm

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

On Labor Day, September 2nd, 2013, UMass Dining will attempt to create the World's Largest Fresh Fruit Salad at 15,000 pounds and set the new record as recognized by Guinness World Records.

September 2, 2013
8:00 am-6:00 pm

Haigis Mall, Traffic Island

Make your connections as we kick off the school year and welcome the Class of 2017.

September 2, 2013
4:00 pm-7:00 pm

Haigis Mall

The first day of classes for the 2013-2014 academic year.

September 3, 2013

Auditions for various UMass Choirs take place on Tuesday, Sept. 3 from 11:00 am -12:30 pm, and 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm.

September 3, 2013
11:00 am-12:30 pm

Fine Arts Center, 253

Check out the newest residential community and enjoy sweet treats! This is an all-campus event, free and open to ALL members of the UMass Amherst community.

September 3, 2013
1:30 pm-4:30 pm

Commonwealth Honors College Building, outside Roots Cafe

Auditions for various Jazz Ensembles, sign up sheet outside room 252 Fine Arts Center.  Drummers audition room 149M Fine Arts Center.

September 3, 2013
2:00 pm-4:30 pm

Fine Arts Center, 252

Find out how to get involved in one (or more) of the over 200 student organizations here at UMass Amherst.  Check out the free giveaways from many campus vendors.

September 3, 2013
4:00 pm-7:00 pm

Haigis Mall

New Student and Non-Major Auditions for the University Orchestra, room 263 Music Wing, Fine Arts Center.  For more Audition information: www.umass.edu/music

September 3—September 4, 2013 4:30 pm-7:00 pm

Fine Arts Center, 263

The Dean of the Graduate School cordially invites all new incoming graduate students to the Graduate Dean's Welcoming Reception. 

September 3, 2013
5:00 pm-7:00 pm

Student Union Ballroom

UMass field hockey home-opener against UMass-Lowell.

September 3, 2013
5:00 pm

Garber Field

Geoff Lawton is an internationally renowned permaculture designer, teacher and consultant who has worked in over 35 different countries.

September 3, 2013
6:00 pm

Campus Center

Audition sign up sheet room 252 Fine Arts Center, starting in August.

September 4, 2013
9:30 am-12:00 pm

Fine Arts Center, 252

Open Auditions for UMass Choirs from 10:00 am - noon.

September 4, 2013
10:00 am-12:00 pm

Fine Arts Center, 253

Audition sign up sheet room 252 Fine Arts Center starting in August.

September 4, 2013
12:50 pm-4:00 pm

Fine Arts Center, 252

Auditions for returning Chamber Choir members only.

September 4, 2013
1:30 pm-5:00 pm

Fine Arts Center, 253

Join us for the annual UAW/UMass Health & Welfare Trust Fund Benefits Fair for graduate employees.

September 5, 2013
10:00 am-4:00 pm

Student Union, 201

Students, faculty, staff and community members are invited to audition for Early Music Ensembles.

September 5—September 6, 2013 11:00 am-1:00 pm

Fine Arts Center, 170

Audition sign up sheet, room 252 Fine Arts Center starting in August.

September 5, 2013
12:00 pm-5:30 pm

Fine Arts Center, 252

Open Auditions for the various UMass Choirs.

September 5, 2013
1:30 pm-3:30 pm

Fine Arts Center, 253

Come audition for UMass Amherst's premiere a cappella group!

September 5, 2013 6:00 pm-10:00 pm
September 8, 2013 4:00 pm-9:00 pm

Herter Hall

University Orchestra auditions for returning students and non-majors.  For more Audition information: www.umass.edu/music.

September 5—September 6, 2013 4:30 pm-7:00 pm

Fine Arts Center, 263

This annual First Week event is a collaborative effort between current students, staff and alumni to highlight and support cultural diversity through student artistic venues.

September 5, 2013
6:00 pm-9:30 pm

Campus Center Auditorium

UMass field hockey hosts Harvard at Garber Field.

September 6, 2013
5:00 pm

Garber Field

Our Campus Our Night! Events all over campus.

September 6, 2013
7:00 pm-12:00 am

All Campus

The Opening Concert of the Five College New Music Festival

September 6, 2013
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

Join the UMass Rowing Boathouse opening weekend celebration.

September 7—September 8, 2013

Please join us for brief on-campus memorial meeting of friends, former co-workers and family of Paul Procopio to celebrate his life and roles of alumnus, professor, husband, father, and friend.  Followed by a light reception.

September 7, 2013
10:00 am-12:00 pm

Hills North, 105

Are you ALL IN for UMass Football? Bring your friends and family to the pre-game celebrations as the Football Tailgate Tent tradition returns! Join us under the tent in front of Patriot Place for a tailgate barbeque with a cash bar, entertainment and giveaways.

September 7, 2013
11:00 am

Gillette Stadium

The Cape Cod Alumni Network is ALL IN for UMass football!Take advantage of our group discount as Cape Cod alumni show our Minuteman pride and cheer our team to victory. 

September 7, 2013
2:00 pm

Gillette Stadium

The Concert of Premieres features the winner of the Five College New Music Festival Composition Competition as well as new works for violin duos and piano four hands.

September 7, 2013
2:00 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

UMass football kicks off the 2013 home season at Gillette Stadium against the University of Maine.

September 7, 2013
2:00 pm

Gillette Stadium

Featuring Charles Bestor, Matt Waugh, Ronald Perera and Stephanie Robinson.

September 7, 2013
4:00 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

This Heritage Concert features works by Lewis Spratlan, Robert Stern, Bruce MacCombie, Franco Donatoni & Morton Feldman.

September 7, 2013
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

Come celebrate the new school year with DJ Kid Afrik.

September 7, 2013
9:00 pm-1:00 am

Student Union Ballroom

Curator Chris Nelson first connected with these five artists and Project NoA at the Vermont Studio Center, where he met Izuru Mizutani.

September 8—October 7, 2013, Sun/Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri

Hampden Gallery

The Horizons Concert of the Five College New Music Festival includes a Pre-Concert Talk by David Schneider at 2:00 pm.

September 8, 2013
3:00 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

UMass field hockey hosts Boston College on Garber Field.

September 8, 2013
3:00 pm

Garber Field

A Little More Country at UMass: Easton Corbin with special guest Casey Westin.

September 8, 2013
8:00 pm-11:00 pm

Fine Arts Center Concert Hall

Colorful, energetic acrylic paintings tell stories about tough social and personal moments, and challenge viewers to ask themselves: Why?

September 9—September 27, 2013, weekdays

Augusta Savage Gallery

Welcome back students! The Student Union Craft Center opens its doors for business with the annual Open House.

September 9, 2013
6:00 pm-8:00 pm

Student Union, Craft Center

Auditions will be held on for this fall's productions of The Liar and Detroit.

September 9—September 12, 2013 6:30 pm-10:30 pm

Rand Theater

Jean-Luc Godard burst onto the film scene in 1960 with this jazzy, free-form, and sexy homage to the American film genres that inspired him as a writer for Cahiers du cinéma. 

September 9, 2013
7:00 pm

Commonwealth Honors College Building, 160A

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 Department of Political Science is pleased to host a lecture by Professor Ira L. Strauber, professor of political science at Grinnell College.

September 10, 2013
3:00 pm

Campus Center, 903

Why Guantanamo? introduces visitors to the full story of Guantanamo – as a Cuban city, a U.S. military base, a humanitarian refugee center, and a controversial prison where suspected terrorists have been incarcerated, sometimes tortured, and often held without a trial or even legal counsel.

September 11—October 9, 2013, weekdays 11:00 am-4:00 pm
September 15—October 6, 2013, Sundays 1:00 pm-4:00 pm

Herter Art Gallery

Join the Center for Women & Community for our Fall Open House.

September 11, 2013
2:00 pm-4:00 pm

New Africa House

All students in the College of Humanities and Fine Arts are invited to join us for this welcome event.

September 11, 2013
3:00 pm-5:00 pm

Student Union, Cape Cod Lounge

The Minutemen open up the home season at Rudd Field against the University of Hartford.

September 11, 2013
3:30 pm

Rudd Field

A lecture by Jameel Jaffer, director of the Center for Democracy at the American Civil Liberties Union, and Akhil Reed Amar from Yale University Law School. 

September 11, 2013
4:00 pm

Goodell Hall

The campus community and alumni are invited to attend a talk on the anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks by alumnus Kenneth R. Feinberg, legal arbitrator for the aftermath of some of the worst tragedies in recent American history including the One Fund Boston for marathon bombing victims

September 11, 2013
5:30 pm

The John F. Kennedy Library and Museum
Please come join UMass Amherst Veteran Affairs and Unit States Air Force ROTC Detachment 370 in a short September 11th vigil.

September 11, 2013
6:00 pm

Memorial Hall, Outside

UMass Amherst students: Are you ready for BEDTIME?

September 11, 2013
6:30 pm

Campus Center, 101

This program shows how community engagement can enhance your courses and research.

September 12, 2013
1:00 pm-5:00 pm

Student Union, Cape Cod Lounge

Daniel Brook will speak about his acclaimed new book, A History of Future Cities.

September 12, 2013
5:30 pm

Hills North, Procopio Room/105

In its second year, this event brings thousands of people to downtown for the lively street fair environment including food booths, multiple main stages with music, circus performers, bounce houses, and tables from many area organizations.

September 12, 2013
6:00 pm-10:00 pm

Downtown Amherst
The University of Massachusetts Visiting Writers Series hosts poets Dorothea Lasky and Eric Baus.  

September 12, 2013
8:00 pm

Memorial Hall

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

A celebration of the 10th Anniversary of the Conor & Ayano Duo.

September 13, 2013
8:00 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

Welcome back to Special Saturday Series.

September 14, 2013
10:00 am-12:00 pm

Mill River Playground
A book launch and reading by Mari Castañeda, associate professor of communications and director of diversity advancement for the College of Social and Behavior Sciences, is planned for “Mothers in Academia,” which she co-edited. 

September 14, 2013
12:00 pm

Food for Thought Books
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

Featuring UMass music faculty members Eric Berlin, trumpet; Greg Spiridopoulos, trombone; and Ludmila Krasin, piano.

September 15, 2013
8:00 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

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

One of the most influential political films in history, The Battle of Algiers, by Italian director Gillo Pontecorvo, vividly re-creates a key year in the tumultuous Algerian struggle for independence from the occupying French in the 1950s.

September 16, 2013
7:00 pm

Commonwealth Honors College Building, 160A

Make your voice heard! Vote for your House Council, Area Government and SGA Senate members online on Campus Pulse.

September 17—September 19, 2013

Online

Technology pervades all aspects of our lives.

September 17, 2013
4:00 pm-5:00 pm

Hasbrouck Hall, 138

The UMass Dance Team is looking for some new dancers to be a part of this team! If you missed auditions in the spring, this is your last chance to join this dedicated and hard-working team this year! 

September 17—September 18, 2013 7:00 pm-10:00 pm

Curry Hicks Cage

Single Project/Event applications are due by noon today. 

September 18, 2013
12:00 pm

Curry Hicks, 10

The Minutemen, under the helm of Coach Sam Koch, take on Fairfield.

September 18, 2013
3:30 pm

Recreation Center

“Guantanamo: An American History,” with Jonathan Hansen, lecturer in social studies at Harvard University.  

September 18, 2013
4:00 pm

Herter Hall, 601

The Department of Political Science presents the annual Dean Alfange Jr Lecture in American Constitutionalism.

September 18, 2013
4:00 pm

Campus Center, Amherst Room, 10th floor

Alumni from the Center for Public Policy and Administration will discuss their experiences working on education issues is the city of Springfield.

September 19, 2013
1:00 pm-2:30 pm

Campus Center, 911-15

Whether you are preparing to climb the corporate ladder, backpack around the world, or start your own company, Jon’s approach to achieving a successful and balanced career are worth hearing.

September 19, 2013
2:30 pm-4:00 pm

Computer Science Building, 150/151

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

September 19, 2013
4:00 pm

Rudd Field

Alumnus Alan R. Ahlstrom has over twenty years of professional experience in Landscape Architecture and over ten years  of work in design and related construction fields

September 19, 2013
4:00 pm-5:00 pm

Hills North, 105

Dr. Christine Olson conducts research and extension-outreach programs focused on the nutritional concerns of women and children. 

September 19, 2013
4:00 pm

Campus Center, 917

Stellan Vinthagen presents The 4 Dimensions of Nonviolent Action: A Sociological Perspective.

September 19, 2013
4:00 pm

Campus Center, 904-08

In celebration of Latin@ Heritage Month, the Latin American Cultural Center and the Center for Multicultural Advancement and Student Success is proud to present Teatro Milagro's touring production of FRIDA KAHLO ...

September 19, 2013
7:00 pm-8:30 pm

Student Union Ballroom

This group will provide a space for women to build a supportive network and to discuss issues that are particular to women in various stages of the dissertation process.

September 20—October 9, 2013

New Africa House

Amherst has a history of creative genius and a poetic legacy like no other.

September 20—September 28, 2013

Downtown Amherst
“An Audacious Act: How a High School Dropout Helped Educate America,” a radio documentary about the Morrill Act and the creation of land-grant universities, will premiere on New England Public Radio.

September 21, 2013

On the radio and online
Are you ALL IN for UMass Football? Bring your friends and family to the pre-game celebrations as the Football Tailgate Tent tradition returns! Join us under the tent in front of Patriot Place for a tailgate barbeque with a cash bar, entertainment and giveaways.

September 21, 2013
9:00 am

Gillette Stadium

Holyoke Bound is a day-long orientation for students who will be working or volunteering in Holyoke.

September 21, 2013
10:00 am-4:00 pm

Peck Full Service Community School
Head Coach Charley Molnar leads the Minutemen into action against Vanderbilt.

September 21, 2013
12:00 pm

Gillette Stadium

Exhibit, Alumni Reception and DinnerThe Department of Landscape Architecture & Regional Planning invites you to a LARP alumni night and the only U.S.

September 21, 2013
5:00 pm

Gateway City Arts
The score calls for various styles of singing. We seek a multi-ethnic, multi-racial, & multi-generational cast. We encourage singers from all Five Colleges & the Pioneer Valley community to audition.

September 22, 2013 1:00 pm-6:00 pm
September 23, 2013 6:00 pm-10:00 pm

Fine Arts Center, Room 204 and 206

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

September 22, 2013
1:00 pm

Rudd Field

UMass field hockey vs.

September 22, 2013
1:00 pm

Garber Field

This introductory workshop will teach you how to get started using NVivo to import, code, and set up the node structure of your qualitative data.

September 23, 2013
1:00 pm-3:00 pm

Machmer Hall, W37E

Andrew Revkin has covered science and the environment for 30 years in newspapers, magazines, books, documentaries and his New York Times blog, Dot Earth, winning the country's top science journalism awards multiple times.

September 23, 2013
3:35 pm

Engineering Lab (E-Lab) II , 119 (Auditorium)

From Overpopulation to Climate Wars: Why Too Much Apocalypse Turns Americans into Political Zombies

September 23, 2013
4:00 pm

Commonwealth Honors College Building, Events Hall-East

Part of the Fall 13 Research Colloquium Series.

September 23, 2013
4:00 pm

Thompson Hall, 519

In the hands of the renowned experimental theater director Peter Brook, William Golding’s classic novel about the primitivism lurking beneath civilization becomes a film as raw and ragged as the lost boys at its center.

September 23, 2013
7:00 pm

Commonwealth Honors College Building, 160A

All people and all types of performance are welcomed: essay reading, poetry, singing, instrumentals, etc.

September 23, 2013
7:00 pm-9:00 pm

Starbucks Coffee
 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

Please join us for a talk titled “A Radio Voice for the Voiceless Around the World,” presented by Pete Tridish, a diehard advocate for more democratic media organizations here in the U.S.

September 24, 2013
4:00 pm

Campus Center, 903

Join the Pioneer Valley Bread House in baking fresh bread. Learn about the art, the practice, the symbolism, and the magical powers of bread-making as a community!

September 24, 2013
4:00 pm-6:00 pm

B'Nai Israel Kitchens
UMass Jazz Faculty in Concert.

September 24, 2013
8:00 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

An opportunity for faculty to discover how to make the most of their research sabbatical experiences.

September 25, 2013
12:00 pm-2:00 pm

Machmer Hall, W32

A visual artwork exploding with color and design, created on by eleven Tibetan monks. 

September 25—September 26, 2013 1:00 pm-6:00 pm
September 27, 2013 1:00 pm-4:00 pm

Fine Arts Center Concert Hall

Learn how to read-in data, create summary statistics, create graphs, and perform statistical tests using R.

September 25, 2013
2:00 pm-4:00 pm

Machmer Hall, W37E

“Guantanamo From Both Sides of the Fence,”  with Jana Lipman, associate professor of history at Tulane University;  Jeff Johnston, former public works officer at the United States Naval Station, Guantánamo Bay, and Alberto Jones, Cuban employee at the base. 

September 25, 2013
4:00 pm

Herter Hall, 231

Western Massachusetts premiere of the film White Like Me: Race, Racism & White Privilege in America.

September 25, 2013
7:00 pm

Thompson Hall, 104

Three panels discussing highlights of the NEA's materials in the new National Arts Policy Archives and Library being unveiled at UMass

September 26, 2013
11:00 am-5:30 pm

Campus Center, 10th floor

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

September 26, 2013
4:00 pm

Rudd Field

Professor Piper Gaubatz is an urban geographer specializing in the study of urban change, development and planning in East Asia and the U.S.

September 26, 2013
4:00 pm-5:00 pm

Hills North, 105

 Speak to students and faculty to learn about this unique five-week summer program that combines culture, food studies and fun.

September 26, 2013
5:00 pm-6:30 pm

Herter Hall, 301

The students of the UMass Amherst Chapter of the National Society of Leadership and Success (NSLS) present, 150 Years of Connections, a student and alumni networking night where students can connect with distinguished UMass alumni and advisory board members from a variety of professions.

September 26, 2013
6:30 pm-8:45 pm

Student Union, Ballroom

Pianist Vijay Iyer and alto saxophonist Rudresh Mahanthappa, two of the most celebrated artists of our time, have performed as a duo almost since their first meeting. 

September 26, 2013
8:00 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

The School of Public Health and Health Sciences (SPHHS) holds an annual Fall Career Development and Internship Fair for undergraduates and graduate students in all departments.

September 27, 2013
10:00 am-1:00 pm

Student Union Ballroom

LaTeX is a free, open source document authoring software suite for writing professional quality, publication ready papers. This short course will introduce you to LaTeX and provide you with all the basics to begin authoring your own documents.

September 27, 2013
10:00 am-12:00 pm

Machmer Hall, W37E

About a Key: Tonal Reference in Beethoven's Music and its Challenges for Schenkerian Theory

September 27, 2013
1:25 pm

Fine Arts Center, 44

Learn how to read raw data into Stata, browse and edit data, compute values, and do simple recoding.

September 27, 2013
2:00 pm-4:00 pm

Machmer Hall, W37E

Creativity is essential in art, in science, and in technology. But in what ways is creativity in these three areas different? In what ways is it similar? Technology is about invention, making and building; science is about unveiling, revealing what may already be there. 

September 27, 2013
3:00 pm

Campus Center, 163C

UMass field hockey faces New Hampshire on Garber Field.

September 27, 2013
4:00 pm

Garber Field

Opening reception for the exhibition Du Bois in Our Time.

September 27, 2013
5:00 pm-7:30 pm

University Museum of Contemporary Art

Would you like to make a game in 24 hours, alongside other local game developers and Five College students? If so, join us for a game jam at Hampshire College.

September 27—September 28, 2013 6:00 pm-6:00 pm

Hampshire College - Adele Simmons Hall, Rm 126
Concerts by select professional Massachusetts dance companies.

September 27—September 28, 2013 8:00 pm

Rand Theater

Help us celebrate the 150 years of UMass Amherst by participating in the Mass Impact - 2nd Annual Alumni Day of Service. This campus-wide initiative brings students, alumni, faculty and staff together as we go out into local communities to help serve local needs.

September 28, 2013
8:00 am

Student Affairs & Campus Life, External Relations, the Student Government Association, the Alumni Association, and with the generous financial support of Alden Credit Union bring the Mass Impact Day of Service to UMass Amherst.

September 28, 2013
8:30 am

Haigis Mall

This symposium accompanies the exhibition Du Bois in Our Time,  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 and the causes he championed.

September 28, 2013
9:00 am-5:00 pm

Student Union Ballroom

Springfield Bound is a day-long orientation for students who will be working or volunteering in Springfield.

September 28, 2013
9:30 am-3:30 pm

Rebecca M. Johnson School
The 4th In-Conference Regatta for the fall 2013 season will be held at Mendums Pond Nottingham, New Hampshire by the University of New Hampshire.

September 28—September 29, 2013 9:30 am-7:00 pm

UNH Rec. Area,. UNH Sailing Club
The Apple Harvest Festival is a re-creation of an old-fashioned New England community fair, coupled with the presentation and sale of beautiful art and fine crafts.

September 28, 2013
10:00 am-4:00 pm

Amherst Town Common
The Minutemen take on Siena in the last game before the start of the conference play.

September 28, 2013
1:00 pm

Rudd Field

This event for high school/college pianists, their teachers, and parents, includes a Masterclass for H.S. students; Performances by UMass piano faculty, alumni, and current students; and Discussion/Q&A about College Auditions with Piano faculty.

September 29, 2013
12:30 pm-3:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

UMass field hockey head coach Carla Tagliente faces her alma mater, Maryland, at Garber Field.

September 29, 2013
1:00 pm

Garber Field

Alumna pianist Yan Yu performs music by Prokofiev, Gabriela Lena Frank, and Rachmaninoff.

September 29, 2013
4:00 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

Join alumni and friends for the UMass Foundation system-wide Golf Outing and Scholarship Fundraiser to benefit UMass students.

September 30, 2013
10:00 am

Kittansett Golf Club
Research Professor James Heintz (Political Economy Research Institute) kicks off this semester's Faculty Colloquium Series presented by the Center for Public Policy and Administration.

September 30, 2013
12:00 pm-1:00 pm

Thompson Hall, 620

Please join the Departments of Kinesiology and Nutrition for a talk by Nancy Clark, MS, RD, CSSD.

September 30, 2013
2:30 pm-3:30 pm

Mullins Center, Massachusetts Room

Please join us for a lecture by Mukul Sanwal, Former Special Advisor to the UNFCC secretariat and visiting lecturer in the Department of Political Science.

September 30, 2013
2:30 pm

Campus Center, 165

Lecture by Angel Quintero Rivera, 2013 Distinguished Latin American Visitor.

September 30, 2013
4:00 pm

Campus Center, Amherst Room

An introduction to grant searching for graduate students.

September 30, 2013
4:00 pm-5:00 pm

Campus Center, 903

Featuring the acting debut of Judy Davis and the directing debut of Australian director Gillian Armstrong, My Brilliant Career (1979) is based on a 1901 autobiographical novel by 16-year-old Miles Franklin which chronicles the efforts of an independent-minded farm girl to fulfill her dream of becoming a writer.

September 30, 2013
7:00 pm

Commonwealth Honors College Building, 160A