October 16, 2014
There are only a few schools in Israel that intentionally bring together Arabs and Jews and teach a curriculum that reflects their joint presence in class. David Matz will discuss some of the issues raised by this arrangement, and some of the ways which the schools use to deal with them.

October 16, 2014
1:00 pm-2:00 pm

Tobin Hall, 423

A critical look at how university globalization is related to tuition hikes, massive student debt burden, mission drift, and the formation of a new class of college students.

October 16, 2014
4:00 pm-6:00 pm

Commonwealth Honors College Building, Events Hall

This event is part of the Five College Renaissance Seminar lecture series. The Renaissance Center welcomes Christopher Pye of Williams College: "Political Aesthetics in the Time of Shakespeare." 

October 16, 2014
4:00 pm

The Massachusetts Center for Interdisciplinary Renaissance Studies
As part of the campus’ ongoing strategic planning process, the Diversity Strategic Planning Steering Committee is convening a Town Hall Meeting to discuss issues related to diversity, equity and inclusion. 

October 16, 2014
4:00 pm-5:30 pm

Student Union Ballroom

Join fellow alumni interested in the legal field to hear our expert panel of alumni justices share insights, challenges and advice. They will also share how UMass helped jump start their careers in the law.

October 16, 2014
5:30 pm-8:00 pm

UMass Club
Join the UMass D.C. Alumni Network for a happy hour with networking at the lively Blackfinn Ameripub, conveniently located near the Farragut West and Farragut North Metro Stations.

October 16, 2014
6:00 pm

Blackfinn Ameripub
Felipe Salles and Jeffrey W. Holmes, directors.

October 16, 2014
8:00 pm

Bowker Auditorium

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

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

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
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November 26—November 28, November 27, December 25, December 30—January 1

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

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

Online

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

October 1—October 16, 2014

Online

As founder and C.E.O. of the fictional corporation Adipose Industries, Enid Blechman explores the repurposing of human fat and has recently turned the ocean upside down to become the first astronaut of the sea.

October 7—October 31, 2014, Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri 1:00 pm-6:00 pm
October 5—October 26, 2014, Sundays 2:00 pm-5:00 pm

Hampden Gallery

My recent works are influenced by the balanced, understated harmony with which Japanese artists and designers organize space on every scale, ranging from carefully raked rock gardens, through micro-sized Tokyo apartments, down to lacquered bento boxes containing colorful sushi lunches.

October 7—October 31, 2014, Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri 1:00 pm-6:00 pm
October 5—October 26, 2014, Sundays 2:00 pm-5:00 pm

Hampden Gallery

Herter Art Gallery is pleased to present “Points of View”, a mullti-media exhibition featuring a diverse range of works by students currently enrolled in the MFA Studio Arts Program  of the Department of Art, Architecture and Art History at the University of  Massachusetts Amherst.

October 8—November 6, 2014, Mon/Wed/Thu/Fri 11:00 am-4:00 pm
October 12—November 2, 2014, Sun/Tue 1:00 pm-4:00 pm

Herter Art Gallery

Take steps now to stay healthy, with a free flu vaccination.

October 9—November 21, 2014, Thu/Fri
October 27, 2014
October 14, 2014
November 14, 2014 2:00 pm-5:00 pm
This event does NOT occur on:
October 30—October 31

Show the world the beauty of UMass Amherst in fall.

October 10—October 17, 2014

Online