October 6, 2014
Harper and co-authors Catherine Sands (MPPA ’09) and Diego Angarita will share results from a youth participatory action research project in which young people from Holyoke, Mass., studied the school food system in order to make positive interventions in their school district.

October 6, 2014
12:15 pm-1:15 pm

Thompson Hall, 620

Come see our exciting new distance learning and health assessment classrooms, telehealth center, home health simulation lab, and more!

October 6, 2014
5:00 pm-7:00 pm

UMass Center at Springfield
SCA, the Student Conservation Association (www.thesca.org), is the leading provider of expense-paid conservation internships in the nation, completing over 1 million hours of service annually.

October 6, 2014
5:30 pm

Goodell Hall, 5th Floor Lounge

To celebrate Latin@ Heritage Month, the Latin American Cultural Center and the Center for Multicultural Advancement and Student Success are sponsoring "An Evening with Raquel Cepeda". 

October 6, 2014
6:00 pm-7:30 pm

Student Union Ballroom, Ballroom

This workshop will explore ways families construct identity and how one constructs one’s own identity via family dynamics.  By using Orange is the New Black, this workshop seeks to address how family is related to perspectives of race, gender, sexuality, and class.

October 6, 2014
6:00 pm-7:30 pm

Mary Lyon Hall, Classroom

This talk will trace issues of oppression, power, privilege and connection by tying Piper Kerman's story to the larger realities of race, class, and gender in the U.S. in a way that will help us understand our own, very different, lives on the UMass campus.

October 6, 2014
6:00 pm-7:30 pm

Malcolm X Cultural Center

The Student Union Craft Center cordially invites international undergraduate and graduate students to our Open House.

October 6, 2014
6:00 pm-8:00 pm

Student Union, Craft Center

 Come to "Keeping it Consensual: Hooking Up in College" to discuss what consent looks like and the many ways to prevent sexual violence.

October 6, 2014
7:00 pm-9:00 pm

Dickinson Hall

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

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

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 22—December 1, 2014, Mondays 5:30 pm-7:30 pm
This event does NOT occur on:
October 13, October 20

Student Union, Cape Cod Lounge

Members of the campus community are invited to nominate a faculty member who has demonstrated academic quality and leadership to be the next UMass Amherst Spotlight Scholar.

October 1—November 28, 2014


Nominations are now open for the UMass Amherst Rising Researcher student award program.

October 1—October 16, 2014


The initial round of auditions will be monologues. Please prepare a 60-second monologue from a classic American text.

October 6—October 9, 2014 6:30 pm-10:30 pm

Fine Arts Center