Week of  September 10—16, 2017
New Asia Cinema 2017: Fashion. The 13th annual installment of this semester-long international series explores the complexities of costume and spectacle, style and identity, creativity and subversion, and labor and consumerism.

September 6—December 6, 2017, Wednesdays 7:30 pm-10:00 pm
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November 22

Isenberg School of Management, 137 (Flavin Family Auditorium)

State law requires new students to have certain immunizations and submit proof before coming to school.

June 27—September 18, 2017, weekdays 8:00 am-6:00 pm
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September 4

University Health Services (UHS)

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

A multi-day charity event designed to raise funds for Children's Miracle Network Hospitals. 

September 12—September 13, 2017 2:00 pm-5:00 pm

All Campus

Women's Cross Country Minuteman Invitational

September 10, 2017
11:00 am

UMass Cross Country Course
A career public servant in both Democratic and Republican administrations, Gina McCarthy has been a leading advocate for common sense strategies to protect public health and the environment for more than 30 years.

September 10, 2017
11:00 am

Engineering Lab (E-Lab) II , Auditorium

Men's Cross Country Minuteman Invitational

September 10, 2017
11:30 am

UMass Cross Country Course
An exhibition of New York artist D. Dominick Lombardi’s mixed media work.  

September 10—September 29, 2017, Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri 1:00 pm-6:00 pm
September 10—September 29, 2017, Sundays 2:00 pm-5:00 pm

Hampden Gallery

"Self Indulgence" presents a collection of 21 self-portraits by a wide range of artists curated by Sally Curcio,  D. Dominick Lombardi, Anne Seuthe.

September 10—September 29, 2017, Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri 1:00 pm-6:00 pm
September 10—September 29, 2017, Sundays 2:00 pm-5:00 pm

Hampden Gallery

Field Hockey vs Boston University

September 10, 2017
1:00 pm

Gladchuk Field

Featuring music by John Harbison, György Kurtág, Morton Feldman, George Crumb and Frank Bennett.

September 10, 2017
3:00 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

Women's Soccer vs Holy Cross

September 10, 2017
3:00 pm

Rudd Field

Mark Dresser makes music in a vast variety of settings and contexts, but the dauntingly prolific bassist always seeks to create space for the unpredictable play between form and freedom.

September 10, 2017
8:00 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

Walk in and get tested for sexually transmitted infections and HIV – no appointment needed.

September 11, 2017 11:00 am-3:00 pm
September 27, 2017 11:50 am
October 10, 2017 11:00 am-3:00 pm
November 1, 2017 10:00 am-1:00 pm
December 1, 2017 11:00 am-3:00 pm
December 11, 2017 2:00 pm-5:00 pm

The campus marks the 16th anniversary of the September 11 terrorist attacks.

September 11, 2017
8:46 am

Join this weekly collaboration between Talking Truth and Paperbark Magazine (a new UMass Amherst environmental-humanities publication).

September 11—November 27, 2017, Mondays 4:00 pm-5:00 pm

Science and Engineering Library, Lederle Lowrise

"Juggling Academic Success with Parenting: Reflections on Best Practices" with Mari Castaneda, professor and department chair, Communication studies.

September 11, 2017
5:30 pm-7:30 pm

Student Union

Featurings demonstrations in metalsmithing, batik, beading, leather and more.

September 11, 2017
6:00 pm-8:00 pm

Student Union, 208E (Basement)

The UMass Department of Theater is holding auditions for its production of "Runaways," a musical that calls for a large cast that includes members of the LGBT community, performers of color, and deaf actors who use ASL.

September 11—September 12, 2017 6:30 pm-10:30 pm

Rand Theater

A student-led solidarity rally organized in response to the violence that erupted at a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Va., as well as the planned elimination of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program.

September 12, 2017
12:00 pm-1:00 pm

Student Union, Outside

Brian Gaither’s large-scale monochrome paintings address ways that power is used to manipulate the masses — to divide and conquer.

September 12—September 26, 2017, Mon/Tue 1:00 pm-7:00 pm
September 13—September 29, 2017, Wed/Thu/Fri 1:00 pm-5:00 pm

Augusta Savage Gallery

Herter Art Gallery is pleased to present Topsy-Turvy, an exhibition of selected sculptural works and drawings by Cynthia Consentino.

September 12, 2017
5:30 pm-7:30 pm

Herter Art Gallery

Join us at Hillel for a BBQ to celebrate the beginning of the school year! You can learn all about the different student groups within Hillel, meet the members of the Student Council, and enjoy delicious free (kosher) food! 

September 12, 2017
5:30 pm-7:30 pm

UMass Hillel
The Graduate Women in STEM Mentoring Committee invites you to our Welcoming & Recruitment Luncheon.

September 13, 2017
1:00 pm-2:00 pm

Goessmann Laboratory, 252

Learn more about arts and humanities at UMass and meet students with similar interests. 

September 13, 2017
1:00 pm-4:30 pm

Student Union, Cape Cod Lounge

The Interdisciplinary Studies Institute presents "Celebrating the ISI: A Tribute to Stephen Clingman with a reading by Caryl Phillips."

September 13, 2017
3:00 pm-5:00 pm

Old Chapel, Great Hall

Join the UMass Democrats for their first meeting of the semester.

September 13, 2017
8:00 pm-9:00 pm

Campus Center, 163

Discover local internship opportunities in the arts and cultural nonprofit fields. 

September 14, 2017
11:00 am-2:00 pm

Fine Arts Center, Atrium

Dr. Ian Lipkin is the John Snow Professor of Epidemiology at the Mailman School of Public Health at Columbia University and professor of neurology and pathology in the College of Physicians and Surgeons at Columbia University. 

September 14, 2017
11:30 am-12:30 pm

Morrill Science Center, 222

It’s that time of year when the University Women Network (UWN) wishes to invite University women employees to join our organization! 

September 14, 2017
12:00 pm-1:00 pm

Campus Center, Atrium, Blue Wall

Get the inside stories of the new Design Building, renovated Old Chapel, South College addition, Integrative Learning Center, and others. 

September 14, 2017 4:00 pm-5:30 pm
October 5, 2017 4:00 pm-5:30 pm

Library, W.E.B. Du Bois

Women's Soccer vs Brown

September 14, 2017
4:00 pm

Rudd Field

"Native America and the Question of Genocide," a lecture by Professor Alex Alvarez of Northern Arizona University.

September 14, 2017
4:00 pm-5:00 pm

Institute for Holocaust, Genocide, and Memory Studies

Najeeba Syeed is associate professor  of interreligious education at Claremont School of Theology and director of the Center for Global Peacebuilding.

September 14, 2017
5:00 pm-6:00 pm

Old Chapel

Afro-Italian queer immigration activist Medhin Paolos will screen her film Asmarina, on African and Arab undocumented immigrants in Europe, particularly the Habesha population in Milan.

September 14, 2017
5:00 pm-7:00 pm

South College

“Forgotten Farms” is a documentary film that addresses the class divides in New England farm and food communities.

September 14, 2017
7:00 pm

Student Union Ballroom

Have an idea but don't know where to turn? The Berthiaume Center for Entrepreneurship has you covered. Our Idea Jams offer students the opportunity to get good ideas out in the open and recruit the help they need to bring these ideas to life. 

September 14, 2017
7:00 pm-9:00 pm

Library, W.E.B. Du Bois

Assumption College professor James Lang discusses "Cheating Lessons: Learning from Academic Dishonesty."

September 15, 2017
12:15 pm-1:45 pm

Commonwealth Honors College Building, Main Events Hall

Presented by Five College Opera,  The Scarlet Professor dramatizes the true story of Newton Arvin, a Smith College literature professor arrested in 1960, with two of his colleagues, for possessing male erotic photographs.

September 15—September 16, 2017 8:00 pm
September 23, 2017 8:00 pm
September 17—September 24, 2017, Sundays 3:00 pm

Theatre 14, Mendenhall Center for the Performing Artts
The 2017 Mark Roskill Symposium will explore the topics of colonialism, resistance and repatriation, and what artists, museum professionals and scholars are doing to promote justice for Native American communities, both in the art world and beyond.

September 15, 2017
4:00 pm-7:00 pm

Integrative Learning Center, S240

Join us on the Amherst Town Common for our annual Apple Harvest, Craft, and Children's Festival, featuring artisan crafts from juried crafters along with delicious local food, a petting zoo, pony rides, children's games, and local pre-schools offering information and activities.

September 16, 2017
10:00 am

Amherst Town Common
Men's Soccer vs Colgate

September 16, 2017
1:00 pm

Rudd Field