November 2, 2017
We talk a lot about inclusive teaching, but what can we do when we are the “outsider” in our own classroom? How can we find a teaching persona that feels both authentic to who we are and garners respect from our students?

November 2, 2017
11:30 am-1:00 pm

Goodell Hall, 301 Conference Room

Susannah Drake of DLANDstudio Architecture + Landscape Architecture speaks on "Mountain to Shore: Rethinking our relationship to the urban landscape."

November 2, 2017
4:00 pm-5:00 pm

Design Building, 170

Having a sophisticated understanding of how the media works and learning to use it to your advantage is critical to the success of social movements. Eric Stoner will discuss the challenges activists and independent journalists face with the mainstream media and how they can be overcome.

November 2, 2017
4:00 pm-6:30 pm

Integrated Sciences Building, 145

This two-part workshop on the life and work of James Baldwin is offered by the K12 History Institute, the Western Mass Writers Project and the James Baldwin Project.

November 2, 2017
5:00 pm-8:00 pm

Holyoke Public Library
Come by, learn, and have conversations about heavy topics that tend to get lost in the bustle of our society.

November 2, 2017
5:00 pm-8:00 pm

Student Union Art Gallery

The University Museum of Contemporary Art's Tenth Annual Curatorial Fellowship presents an exhibition of African art drawn from the collection of Charles Derby, a UMass alumnus who has been collecting African art since the 1970s.

November 2, 2017
5:00 pm-8:00 pm

University Museum of Contemporary Art, 33

Come learn important branding and networking skills as we remember a great leader, Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin.

November 2, 2017
5:30 pm-6:30 pm

Herter Hall, 116

"The Uncondemned" is a riveting documentary about an underdog group of lawyers and activists who defied the odds to do what had never been done: prosecute rape as an international war crime. The film captures the untold, remarkable story that changed the course of international judicial history. A discussion will follow.

November 2, 2017
6:30 pm-8:30 pm

South College, E245

The department of music and dance presents Salon Music, an evening of wind, brass, and percussion faculty chamber music coordinated by Matthew Westgate.

November 2, 2017
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

The UMass Amherst Drupal Users Group meets the first Thursday of the month at 2 p.m.

November 2, 2017 2:00 pm
December 7, 2017 2:00 pm
January 4, 2018 2:00 pm

Integrated Sciences Building, 145, behind the first floor elevators

In a tradition of hosting challenging exhibitions organized by student curators, the UMCA presents an exhibition of African art drawn from the collection of Charles Derby, a UMass alumnus who has been collecting since the 1970s alongside an exhibition of painted flags of Africa by the renowned African American artist Fred Wilson. 

September 27—December 10, 2017, Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri 11:00 am-4:30 pm
September 27—December 10, 2017, weekends 2:00 pm-5:00 pm
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November 11, November 18—November 26

University Museum of Contemporary Art

The UMass Amherst Libraries hosts an exhibition of photos, “¡Hola Cuba!: Travel Photography by Carol Pike.” 

September 5—December 15, 2017
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November 18—November 19, November 23, November 25

Science and Engineering Library

Open to the UMass Amherst campus community • No cash payment needed • Bring your insurance ID card

October 5—December 7, 2017, Thu/Fri
October 14, 2017, Saturdays
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October 12, November 16, November 23—November 24, November 30

Marriott Meals gives Hospitality and Tourism Management students  a competitive advantage within this experiential learning class.

September 26—December 6, 2017, Tue/Wed/Thu 11:45 am-12:30 pm
September 26—December 6, 2017, Tue/Wed 5:45 pm-6:30 pm
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October 10, October 12, November 1, November 21—November 23

Campus Center - Marriott Center, 1101

The exhibit showcases items curated from Steindl-Rast’s recent donation of correspondence, photographs, writings, audio/visual recordings, art, and publications. 

October 1—January 31, 2018
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November 23, December 23—December 25, December 28—January 1, January 6—January 7, January 14

Library, W.E.B. Du Bois

Come see a financial aid counselor to address your FAFSA concerns.

October 5—December 7, 2017, Thursdays 2:15 pm-4:15 pm
January 25—April 26, 2018, Thursdays 2:15 pm-4:15 pm
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November 23, March 15

Wilder Hall, 005

Can't make it to the regularly scheduled FAFSA help hours? Come see a financial aid counselor to address your FAFSA concerns during our extended hours. Non-traditional students and families can come in for advising and FAFSA Help.

October 5, 2017 4:30 pm-7:30 pm
November 2, 2017 4:30 pm-7:30 pm
December 7, 2017 4:30 pm-7:30 pm
January 25, 2018 4:30 pm-7:30 pm
February 1, 2018 4:30 pm-7:30 pm
March 1, 2018 4:30 pm-7:30 pm

Wilder Hall, 005

"Walking on Rock and Water," crafted by Rhonda Smith, presents large abstract paintings inspired by the ancient relationship between rock and water. The exhibit reception will be held on Sunday, Oct. 15th, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.

October 15—November 3, 2017 1:00 pm-6:00 pm

Hampden Gallery

"On Hands and Knees," by Laurie M. Goddard, presents encaustic and mixed media works created from real and imaginary game boards. The exhibit reception will be held Sunday, Oct. 15th, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.  

October 15—November 3, 2017 1:00 pm-6:00 pm

Hampden Gallery

NEW! Contest deadline extended to November 6.

October 16—November 6, 2017

All Campus

Herter Art Gallery hosts exhibitions featuring new work by art department faculty Shona Macdonald and Shane Mecklenburger.

October 19—November 16, 2017 11:00 am-4:00 pm
October 22—November 16, 2017, Sundays 1:00 pm-4:00 pm
This event does NOT occur on:
October 21—November 16, Saturdays

Herter Art Gallery, 125A Herter Annex

The UMass Theatre Guild presents Tony-winning Peter and the Starcatcher and upends the century-old story of how a miserable orphan comes to be The Boy Who Would Not Grow Up (a.k.a. Peter Pan).

November 2—November 4, 2017 7:00 pm

Bowker Auditorium