Week of  November 17—23, 2013
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
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November 28

Campus Center, 11

UHS walk-in and mobile flu clinics are open to UMass Amherst students and to faculty, staff and students' dependents whose primary care provider is at UHS.

December 4, 2013 11:30 am-3:00 pm
November 20—November 21, 2013 3:30 pm-6:30 pm
November 21, 2013 1:00 pm-4:00 pm

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

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

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

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

Pre-registration period for Spring 2014 classes at Amherst, Hampshire, Mount Holyoke and Smith Colleges.

November 12—November 22, 2013

Goodell Hall, 613

This exhibit highlights some of the hundreds of statements collected at UMass for the Stand Against Racism Pinterest campaign which began in the spring of 2013.

November 12, 2013 12:00 pm-5:00 pm
November 13—November 21, 2013, Mon/Tue/Wed/Thu 10:00 am-5:00 pm
November 15—November 22, 2013, Fridays 10:00 am-3:00 pm

Student Union, Art Gallery

Two couples meet over the proverbial backyard fence, but when Ben and Mary invite fresh-from-rehab Kenny and Sharon over on a hot summer afternoon for a get-to-know-you barbecue, the result isn't what anyone expected.

November 14—November 16, 2013 8:00 pm
November 20—November 22, 2013 8:00 pm
November 23, 2013 2:00 pm
November 16, 2013, weekdays 2:00 pm

Curtain Theater

We will cover data management skills - working with dates, labels and formats,restructuring the data... The workshop assumes basic knowledge of using SAS sofware.  This two-session workshop meets November 15 and 22.

November 15—November 22, 2013, Fridays 2:30 pm-5:00 pm

Lederle Graduate Research Center, A210

The UMass Student-Athlete Advisory Committee is conducting a toy drive at the November 17 men's basketball game, and at the November 9, November 14, and November 22 ice hockey games to benefit Shriners Hospital for Children in Springfield, MA. 

November 17, 2013
12:00 pm

Mullins Center

Ms. Pan will perform a variety of classical, modern and ethnic Chinese songs.

November 18, 2013
11:00 am

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

The presentation will feature Whitney Post, a former Olympic rower and co-founder of Eating for Life Alliance, Dr. Kate Ackerman, co-director of the Female Athlete Program at Boston Children’s Hospital and a panel of dietitians from UMass, Walden, and Baystate Medical Center.  They will speak on issues related to eating disorders and athletes.

November 18, 2013
2:00 pm-4:00 pm

Campus Center, Room 101-First Floor

The Interdisciplinary Seminar on Conflict and Violence presents Mari Fitzduff, professor and the founding director of the International Masters program in Coexistence and Conflict at The Heller School, Brandeis University.

November 18, 2013
3:30 pm-4:30 pm

Tobin Hall, 423

Mireille Miller-Young, is an associate professor in the Department of Feminist Studies at the University of California, Santa Barbara.

November 18, 2013
4:00 pm-6:00 pm

Campus Center, 803

A history of the Early Years of HIV/AIDS in Haiti and the United States.

November 18, 2013
4:00 pm

Thomspon Hall Room 519
Chamber Music Ensembles performed by string quartets and mixed ensembles. Coordinated by Professor Elizabeth Chang.

November 18, 2013
7:00 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

Does your life belong to you, or to others?

November 18, 2013
7:30 pm-8:30 pm

Campus Center, 904-08

Veteran Services is sponsoring a Toys for Tots Campaign.  New unwrapped toys may be dropped off in the Toys for Tots box outside 231 Whitmore or at the Off Campus Student Center, 314 Student Union.

November 19—December 13, 2013

Whitmore Administration Building, and Student Union

Five College public policy resident Tina Reynolds will discuss reproductive justice looking through a human rights lens and the impact of criminalization on black and brown women.

November 19, 2013
1:00 pm

Campus Center, 803

GeoDa is a popular freeware platform for spatial statistical analysis. This workshop provides an introduction to common GeoDa functions, from spatial data visualization to spatial regression.

November 19, 2013
1:00 pm-3:00 pm

Machmer Hall, W37E

Peter Arno, PERI Senior Fellow and Director of Health Policy Research, presents PERI's Program  on Health Policy Research Inaugural Lecture.

November 19, 2013
4:00 pm

Gordon Hall, Third Floor Conference Room

Each year, UMass Amherst undergraduates compete to have their voices heard.

November 19, 2013
4:30 pm-6:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

Mark Focht is First Deputy Commissioner, Parks & Facilities for Philadelphia Parks & Recreation.  He holds a Bachelor of Science from Penn State and Masters degree in landscape architecture from the University of Massachusetts and is a PA licensed landscape architect.

November 19, 2013
5:30 pm

Hills North, 105

Featuring a wide variety of music by Mendelssohn, Mozart, Von Weber, Pat Methany, Sting, Chick Corea, the Rolling Stones & others, plus a drum set solo by Ted Sullivan.

November 19, 2013
8:00 pm

Bowker Auditorium

The campus community is encouraged to assist the American Cancer Society by enrolling as participants for the Cancer Prevention Study-3 (CPS-3).

November 20, 2013
11:00 am-2:30 pm

Student Union Ballroom

This information session is geared toward social scientists who have questions about the University’s Institutional Review Board process and those who are submitting their research for review for the first time.

November 20, 2013
12:00 pm-2:00 pm

Machmer Hall, W32

A conversation about Du Bois and Social Movements of his time with Barbara Krauthamer, Nick Bromell and others in the Fine Arts Center Lobby.

November 20, 2013
5:00 pm

Fine Arts Center, Lobby

Join us for a special Holiday Dinner at the University Club & Restaurant.

November 20, 2013
5:00 pm-9:00 pm

University Club, 1

Five College public policy resident Tina Reynolds will participate in a conversation with locally and nationally based activists and advocates who work at the intersection of reproductive justice and the criminal justice system.

November 20, 2013
6:00 pm

Franklin Patterson Hall, Faculty Lounge, Hampshire College
Massachusetts women's basketball hosts Rutgers at the Mullins Center.

November 20, 2013
7:00 pm

Mullins Center

Special Tibet program: film title TBA. Look for the exciting announcement!

November 20, 2013
7:00 pm

Isenberg School of Management, 137 - Flavin Family Auditorium

Music from the horn, trombone and tuba/suphonium studios.

November 20, 2013
8:00 pm

Bowker Auditorium

The Diary of Anne Frank” is a dramatization based on the diary of a young Jewish girl hiding from the Nazis in Amsterdam during World War II.  

November 21—November 23, 2013 8:00 pm-10:00 pm
November 23, 2013 12:00 pm-2:00 pm

Furcolo Hall, Marks Meadow Auditorium

Holly Laws is currently a Postdoctoral Associate in the NIMH T32 / Yale University Psychiatry Department training program in psychosocial interventions research.

November 21, 2013
12:45 pm-2:00 pm

Tobin Hall, 521B

Five College public policy resident Tina Reynolds and Piper Kerman, author of Orange is the New Black: My Year in a Women’s Prison, will discuss women’s rights in America’s prison industrial complex and the new Netflix television series based on Kerman’s memoir.

November 21, 2013
4:00 pm-5:30 pm

Commonwealth Honors College Building, Events Hall

Michael Jones McKean’s diverse sculpture practice explores the boundaries of understanding and meaning and touches on issues of personal, generational and global relevance.

November 21, 2013
4:00 pm-5:00 pm

Studio Arts Building, 240

One in a series of conversations intended to give students a chance to talk about current topics with a knowledgeable facilitator.

November 21, 2013
7:00 pm-9:00 pm

Commonwealth Honors College Building, Events Hall

Women of Color Leadership Network at Center for Women and Community and Black Student Union present a special film screening followed by a discussion of the movie "Skin."

November 21, 2013
7:30 pm

New Africa House, 203

Reading and musical performance by Jacinto Lucas Pires,  an author, playwright, filmmaker, screenwriter, and musician.

November 21, 2013
8:00 pm-10:00 pm

Memorial Hall

Guy Klucevsek is one of the world’s most versatile and highly-respected accordionists.

November 21, 2013
8:00 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

The symposium showcases the diversity of graduate research in the life sciences at University of Massachusetts Amherst.

November 22, 2013
9:30 am-6:00 pm

Campus Center, 101 and 11th floor

 The UMass Student-Athlete Advisory Committee is conducting a toy drive at the November 17 men's basketball game, and at the November 9, November 14, and November 22 ice hockey games to benefit Shriners Hospital for Children in Springfield, MA. 

November 22, 2013
6:00 pm

Mullins Center

The Minutemen host Hockey East rival Vermont.

November 22, 2013
7:00 pm

Mullins Center

More than 300 t-shirts will be tossed into the crowd during the first intermission.

November 22, 2013
7:00 pm

Mullins Center

Directed by Thomas Giampietro, Ben Falkoff, and Kevin Grudecki.

November 22, 2013
8:00 pm

Bowker Auditorium

After the film screening, the panel discussion will include special guests.

November 23, 2013
2:00 pm-3:30 pm

Springfield Technical Community College, Building 2, Scibelli Hall Auditorium
Student Composers' Concert.

November 23, 2013
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

Parsons’ internationally acclaimed, and Valley favorite, troupe blends sexy athleticism and joyous movement in a mixed repertory that soars.

November 23, 2013
8:00 pm

Fine Arts Center Concert Hall