Week of  June 15—21, 2014
Register for Summer Session 2014. Course offerings include: World Politics, History of Baseball in America, Culture Through film, Exploring the Universe, Gender Sexuality, Literature & Culture, Human Nature and many more...

March 17—July 10, 2014

In its 20th consecutive year, the Tastes of the World Chef Culinary Conference will aim to accelerate foodservice concepts into the next generation – one that embraces health, sustainability, and food ethics, to meet the increasing diversity of consumer preferences. 

June 15—June 20, 2014

All Campus

As a prelude to the Jewish Women’s Graphic Novel Seminar and Workshop Series, the Yiddish Book Center will host an opening lecture by N. C. Christopher Couch, Visiting Posen Professor of Jewish Secular Culture.

June 15, 2014
7:00 pm

Yiddish Book Center
Four  outstanding Jewish women graphic novelists will offer four days of workshops on writing and drawing comics and graphic novels, free and open to high school and college and graduate students and recent graduates who would like to learn more about creating their own comics.

June 16—June 19, 2014 10:00 am-2:00 pm

Institute for Holocaust, Genocide, and Memory Studies at UMass Amherst
This workshop deals with the most important regression models for binary, ordinal, nominal and count outcomes.

June 16—June 20, 2014 9:00 am-5:00 pm

This course will provide an introduction to network analysis in R. It will provide an as-necessary introduction to R programming and will cover the basics of network analysis, including: terminology, data collection/storage and basic description. 

June 16—June 17, 2014 9:00 am-4:00 pm

Machmer Hall, W37e

The graphic novelist Leela Corman (Unterzakhin) will talk about her career and work as part of the Jewish Women Graphic Novelists series.

June 16, 2014
7:00 pm

Institute for Holocaust, Genocide, and Memory Studies at UMass Amherst
Michael Pollan, world renowned author, journalist, and professor at UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism, is coming to UMass Amherst for an on-stage conversation and book signing.

June 17, 2014
12:00 pm-1:00 pm

Campus Center, 1st Floor

Talk and book signing by graphic novelist Sarah Glidden (How to Understand Israel in 60 Days or Less), as part of the Jewish Women Graphic Novelist Lecture and Workshop Series.

June 17, 2014
7:00 pm

Modern Myths Bookstore
Join fellow UMass alumni for the first official gathering of the UMass Amherst Legal Alumni Network.

June 18, 2014
5:30 pm

UMass Club
The panel will include both artists and scholars specializing in Jewish women’s studies and graphic novels. The participating artists will sign copies of their graphic novels at the event.

June 18, 2014
7:00 pm

Student Union, Cape Cod Lounge

Liana Finck's first graphic novel, A Bintel Brief, Love and Longing in Old New York, is based on the advice to Jewish immigrants column in the Yiddish newspaper Forverts.

June 19, 2014
7:00 pm

Amherst Books
Join the UMass Amherst Cape Cod Alumni Network at our 19th Annual Scholarship Golf Tournament.

June 20, 2014
8:30 am

The Golf Club at Yarmouthport
Witness the passing of the seasons by joining Professor Steve Schneider of the UMass Department of Astronomy to watch the Sun rise and set over the tall standing stones in the UMass Sunwheel for the Summer Solstice of 2014.

June 21, 2014


Join the Bay Area Alumni Network for an afternoon of tailgating, fireworks and major league baseball as the 2013 World Series Champion Boston Red Sox take on the Oakland A's at the Oakland Alameda County Coliseum! 

June 21, 2014
10:30 am

Oakland Alameda County Coliseum (Parking Lot B for Tailgate)