September 18, 2014
Dr. Jerrold Meyer, Professor Emeritus, Dept. of Psychology. Neuroscience and Behavior Program: "Hair Cortisol: A New Biomarker of Long-Term HPA System Activity and Stress." 

September 18, 2014
4:00 pm

Skinner Hall, 101

"The largest single-day event in downtown Amherst, the Celebrate Amherst Block Party, organized by the Amherst Business Improvement District, brings over 6000 people into the downtown Amherst business district within a four-hour period to shop, eat, play and relax.  

September 18, 2014
5:00 pm-9:00 pm

Downtown Amherst
Join College of Engineering Dean Tim Anderson and fellow alumni for a great evening of networking and socializing at the Soda Bar Lounge on the rooftop of the NYLO Dallas South Side Hotel.

September 18, 2014
6:00 pm-7:30 pm

Soda Bar Lounge
Mark Dresser kicks off the Solos and Duos Series with a solo bass recital.

September 18, 2014
8:00 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

Mitchell S. Jackson is a Portland, Oregon native who lives in Brooklyn and teaches at NYU. Jackson’s novel, The Residue Years, was a finalist for the Center for Fiction’s Flaherty-Dunnan First novel prize.

September 18, 2014
8:00 pm

Commonwealth Honors College Building, 160 East

As part of the UMass Amherst Outdoor Summer Arts Project, New York-based artist Jennifer Williams created two 12-feet by 24-feet banners for the south facade of the Fine Arts Center building.

August 1—December 7, 2014 6:00 am-11:00 pm

Fine Arts Center, FAC south facade

It is with great pleasure that Herter Art Gallery presents, John Grillo: Six Decades, Paintings Prints and Drawings, from 1945-2005, a survey exhibition tracing the formal and conceptual evolution of the artist's expansive oeuvre across a period of sixty years.

September 11—October 10, 2014, weekdays 11:00 am-4:00 pm
September 14—October 5, 2014, Sundays 1:00 pm-4:00 pm

Herter Art Gallery

Using globs of dried paint, recycled fabric, paint rags, and decaying flowers, Sarah Meyers Brent’s mixed-media pieces flow out of and accrete to the canvas and walls. 

September 2—September 30, 2014, Sun/Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri

Hampden Gallery

The sculptures in this exhibition continue a metaphorical exploration of transition, joint dependence, support and coalescence.

September 2—September 30, 2014, Sun/Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri

Hampden Gallery

Drawing is an holistic and ritual activity of the body. The moment of making a mark is the ground of imagination (located in the body). 

September 2—September 30, 2014, Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri 1:00 pm-6:00 pm
September 7—September 28, 2014, Sundays 2:00 pm-5:00 pm

Hampden Gallery

First and second-year students may be eligible for a research study on Epstein-Barr virus (the virus that causes mono). To find out more, come to University Health Services during one of these designated times.

September 9—October 2, 2014, Tue/Thu 5:30 pm-8:00 pm

University Health Services (UHS), South Clinic

A donation of 48 contemporary American prints, representing special processes and innovative techniques in printmaking, was given to the UMCA collection by Richard Gerrig in memory of his sister Risa, a UMass alumna.

September 11—December 5, 2014, Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri 11:00 am-4:30 pm
September 13—December 7, 2014, weekends 2:00 pm-5:00 pm
This event does NOT occur on:
November 11, November 27—November 30

University Museum of Contemporary Art

One of the most influential artists from the Middle East, Walid Raad explores the experiences and representations of war through video, photography and performance.

September 11—December 5, 2014, Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri 11:00 am-4:30 pm
September 13—December 7, 2014, weekends 2:00 pm-5:00 pm
This event does NOT occur on:
November 11, November 27—November 30

University Museum of Contemporary Art

A New Brain is a show about making the most out of life in the face of tragedy. When a neurotic, frustrated composer is confronted with a terminal illness, he finds comfort in the healing power of art. 

September 15—September 18, 2014 6:30 pm-10:30 pm

Curtain Theater

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 16—November 13, 2014, Tue/Wed/Thu 11:45 am-7:45 pm
This event does NOT occur on:
November 6, November 11

Campus Center, 11th FLoor

Deep in the Hole examines a wide range of experiences of imprisonment including political prisoners, conscientious objectors in WWII, the war on drugs and marijuana decriminalization, psychiatric confinement, and the role of controversial activism and publications.

September 17—January 21, 2015
This event does NOT occur on:
November 26—November 28, November 27, December 25, December 30—January 1

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