Week of  October 27—November 2, 2013
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
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
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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

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
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October 14, November 11

Student Union

 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

$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 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

A simple misunderstanding snowballs into a case of mistaken identity and romantic complications ensue in this joyous, playful romp.

October 24—October 26, 2013 8:00 pm
October 31—November 1, 2013 8:00 pm
November 2, 2013 2:00 pm

Rand Theater

College Auditions and Effective Practicing for voice professionals, pre-college students and their parents.

October 26—October 27, 2013

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

UMass field hockey holds its Senior Day contest against Virginia Commonwealth University at Garber Field.

October 27, 2013
12:00 pm

Garber Field

The Minutemen host George Washington for a Sunday afternoon home game at Rudd Field.

October 27, 2013
1:00 pm

Rudd Field

For those who have some experience with NVivo, this course introduces the techniques of specifying queries, working with classification data, and using NVivo’s auto-coding function to do some basic parsing of structured data in text and spreadsheet files.

October 28, 2013
1:00 pm-3:00 pm

Machmer Hall, W37E

Models and Mimics: A Performance/Discussion by renowned Guest Pianist, Andrew Rangell.

October 28, 2013
4:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

With Ran (1985), legendary director Akira Kurosawa reimagines Shakespeare’s King Lear as a singular historical epic set in sixteenth-century Japan.

October 28, 2013
7:00 pm

Commonwealth Honors College Building, 160A

UMass Music Department Faculty Brass Quintet and Friends perform music by Bezanson, Glass and Dahl.  Performers include: Eric Berlin and Nairam Simoes, trumpet; Laura Klock and Rachel Cobb, horn; Greg Spiridopoulos and Ryan Bisson, trombone and John Bottomley, tuba.

October 28, 2013
8:00 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

Emma Thomas is a Senior Lecturer in Social Psychology and Australian Research Council Fellow in the School of Psychology at Murdoch University.

October 29, 2013
4:00 pm

Campus Center, 904-08

Aspiring entrepreneurs will be given 60 seconds to pitch their business ideas to a panel of judges for a chance to win up to $1,000!

October 29, 2013
5:30 pm

Isenberg School of Management, Flavin Auditorium

The Idan Raichel Project burst onto Israel’s music scene in 2002 changing the face of Israeli popular music and offering a message of love and tolerance.

October 29, 2013
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Concert Hall

Jazz Lab Ensemble is conducted by Ben Falkoff and Kevin Grudecki.

October 29, 2013
8:00 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

Focused around the National Arts Festival that takes place over ten days in Grahamstown, South Africa, students will experience the second largest theatre festival in the world (outside Edinburgh in Scotland) and the largest in the southern hemisphere. 

October 30, 2013
11:00 am

Bartlett Hall, 207

Today is the deadline, at noon, for the submission of Single Project/Event grants. 

October 30, 2013
12:00 pm

Curry Hicks, 10

The Northeast Area Government and Northeast House Councils invite children and families in the campus community to participate in an indoor Trick-or-Treating event taking place through the Northeast Residential Area.

October 30, 2013
5:00 pm-7:00 pm

Hamlin Hall

An introduction to grant searching for graduate students.

October 30, 2013
5:00 pm-6:00 pm

Campus Center, 903

The Majors Fair provides a chance for students to explore potential areas of study: majors, minors, certificates, study abroad, domestic exchange, and other academic options available at the University.

October 30, 2013
5:30 pm-7:30 pm

Campus Center Auditorium

Interested in law school?  Want to learn more about practice areas?  Curious about what it's really like to be a lawyer?  Get all your questions answered by alumni attorneys at Meet the Law.

October 30, 2013
6:00 pm-8:30 pm

Commonwealth Honors College Building, Events Hall-East

Celebrate Halloween with a recent feature-length animated film from Japan, followed by a costume contest.

October 30, 2013
7:00 pm

Isenberg School of Management, 137 - Flavin Family Auditorium

Join the Center for Women and Community and the sisters of Sigma Psi Zeta Sorority for our annual candlelight vigil in honor of Domestic Violence Awareness Month.

October 30, 2013
7:30 pm-9:00 pm

New Africa House, 2nd floor reading room

American Voices - Celebrating the Lives of Elliot Del Borgo and W. Francis McBeth.

October 30, 2013
8:00 pm

Fine Arts Center Concert Hall

The UMass Student Government Association and UMass Student Affairs and Campus Life host a night of programming during Games 6 (and Game 7 if there is one) of the 2013 World Series as the Red Sox face the Saint Louis Cardinals.

October 30, 2013
10:00 pm

All Campus

A self-proclaimed "populist" photographer, Parr is a true master of social commentary, he captures humanity in all of its follies. 

October 31—November 29, 2013, Sun/Mon/Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri
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November 28

Herter Art Gallery

Job creation is among the most pressing needs in Springfield, Mass., which has the lowest adult employment rate of any city in New England.

October 31, 2013
1:00 pm-2:30 pm

Campus Center, 911-15

Laura Lovett is an Associate Professor in the History Department specializing in twentieth century U.S. history. Her current research includes projects on the history of transnational housing and population policies, as well as the history of efforts on behalf of homeless children in the United States.

October 31, 2013
4:00 pm-5:00 pm

Hills North, 105

Herter Art Gallery is pleased to present It's an American Thing", a group exhibition featuring images by 14 photographers each of whom seeks to crystallize the essence of vintage American style, beauty and attitude during the last half of the 20th Century.

November 1—November 29, 2013, weekdays 11:00 am-4:00 pm
November 3—November 24, 2013, Sundays 1:00 pm-4:00 pm
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November 28

Herter Art Gallery

Celebrating 25 years of Workplace Education.

November 1, 2013
11:45 am-1:00 pm

Campus Center - Marriott Center, 11th floor

Topic of Discussion: Analyzing Social Media Data Having Discontinuous underlying Dynamics.

November 1, 2013
2:00 pm-3:00 pm

Isenberg School of Management, 112

Explore the opportunity to study for a semester or year at another state college or state university in the U.S or the surrounding borders. 

November 1—December 12, 2013, Thu/Fri 2:30 pm-3:15 pm
November 6—December 11, 2013, Wednesdays 4:45 pm-5:30 pm
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November 28—November 29

Goodell Hall, 613

You have seen the T.V. show, now be a part of it right here at UMass! Registration is now going on. We will be at the Concourse to register participants.

November 1, 2013
7:00 pm

Wilder Hall, 201

Come see the Minutemen play Hockey East rival Maine!

November 1, 2013
7:00 pm

Mullins Center

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.

November 2, 2013
9:00 am

Gillette Stadium

The Amherst Business Improvement District and the UMass Amherst chapter of Phi Sigma Pi present the first annual Amherst Mega-Dessert Crawl! Proceeds benefit Reader to Reader, Inc., a nonprofit organization devoted to increasing literacy and fostering a love of reading at all ages.

November 2, 2013
12:00 pm-3:00 pm

Kendrick Park, Amherst Center
Head Coach Charley Molnar leads the Minutemen into action against Northern Illinois.

November 2, 2013
12:00 pm

Gillette Stadium

Head coach Ed Matz leads the Minutewomen into action against St. Bonaventure.

November 2, 2013
2:00 pm

Rudd Field

The High School and Collegiate Choral Festival features Mass. ACDA Honor Choirs and UMass Chamber Choir and Chorale.

November 2, 2013
5:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Concert Hall

Special discounted ticket prices are available for youth hockey teams.

November 2, 2013
7:00 pm

Mullins Center

The UMass Amherst Cape Verdean Student Alliance (CVSA) presents, Festival De Cabo Verde," a Cape Verdean Culture Night highlighting the unique festivals and aspects of the Cape Verde Islands.

November 2, 2013
7:00 pm-2:00 am

Student Union, Student Union Ballroom

Rex Martin: Guest Tuba Recital Northwestern University professor and tuba player Rex Martin performs.

November 2, 2013
8:00 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall