December 2, 2014
The University of Massachusetts, the Massachusetts Competitive Partnership and the Business-Higher Education Forum present the third annual National Cybersecurity Network Workforce Summit: Educating the Next Generation of Leaders to Get Ahead of the Threat.

December 2, 2014
8:00 am-1:00 pm

University of Massachusetts Boston
For twelve years on Robben Island, Christo Brand was Nelson Mandela's prison guard.

December 2, 2014
1:00 pm

Commonwealth Honors College Building, Events Hall East

S. “Thai” Thayumanavan, Department of Chemistry speaks on “Smart Therapy: The Search for Better-Targeted Delivery Systems.”

December 2, 2014
4:00 pm

Goodell Hall, Bernie Dallas Room

The presentation describes design strategies within a curriculum unit focused on students’ understanding of acceleration to reify how the practice of modeling can support students’ understanding of disciplinary core ideas, cross-cutting concepts, and other science practices. 

December 2, 2014
4:00 pm

Hasbrouck Hall, 138

Join us for the closing event for our exhibition "Postface" by Walid Raad: a conversation about art, culture, and transition in the Middle East with Alex Seggerman and Walter Denny.

December 2, 2014
4:30 pm-6:00 pm

University Museum of Contemporary Art

Watch student teams pitch their business ideas and compete for a portion of the $10,000 in privately funded prize money to be awarded by the judging panel. The event is free and open to the public, no reservations are required. Refreshments will be served.

December 2, 2014
5:00 pm

Student Union, Cape Cod Lounge

The Malcolm X Cultural Center will host the Annual Kwanzaa Celebration. It is one of several signature cultural celebratory events for the campus community and the general public. 

December 2, 2014
5:30 pm-7:30 pm

Student Union, Student Union Ballroom

Jazz Ensemble IJeffrey W. Holmes, director 

December 2, 2014
8:00 pm

Fine Arts Center Concert 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

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
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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
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November 11, November 27—November 30

University Museum of Contemporary Art

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

Graduating seniors are invited to submit a speech proposal for consideration as the Student Commencement Speaker.

October 30—February 3, 2015

The University of Massachusetts Amherst seeks nominations of graduating seniors for the 21st Century Leaders Award. 

November 3—January 26, 2015

The work of German-born artist Jenny Vogel explores subjective themes as they are experienced in the age of information.

November 13—December 12, 2014, weekdays 11:00 am-4:00 pm
November 16—December 7, 2014, Sundays 1:00 pm-4:00 pm
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November 26—November 30

Herter Art Gallery

The Meek Shall Inherit focuses on the effects of human self-extension on the lives of animals in the modern built environment.

November 11—December 2, 2014, Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri 1:00 pm-6:00 pm
November 9—November 23, 2014, Sundays 2:00 pm-5:00 pm
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November 11, November 27—November 30

Hampden Gallery

The installation Only The Strong Survive features a group of full-scale, woven wire animals facing off against a ’69 Dodge Charger.

November 9—November 23, 2014, Sundays 2:00 pm-5:00 pm
November 12—December 2, 2014, Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri 1:00 pm-6:00 pm
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November 11, November 27—November 30

Hampden Gallery

 Born in Heidelberg Germany, Sergei Fedorjaczenko came to the United States when he was four years old.

November 23—December 2, 2014, Sundays 2:00 pm-5:00 pm
November 12—December 2, 2014, Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri 1:00 pm-6:00 pm
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November 11, November 27—November 30

Hampden Gallery

In these intimate oil portraits of endangered species, the beingness of each animal shines forth. Melting into a deep shadow that holds the animal like an embrace, the darkness swallows form and place, and stands in for context. The animals are disappearing.   Dawn Howkinson Siebel, Animalia: The Endangered

November 9—November 23, 2014, Sundays 2:00 pm-5:00 pm
November 12—December 2, 2014, Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri 1:00 pm-6:00 pm
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November 11, November 27—November 30

Hampden Gallery

The Institute for Social Science Research is accepting 2015-16 applications for the 4th annual ISSR Scholars Program, open to all ranks of social science faculty across the University. 

December 1—January 23, 2015