October 2, 2018
USafe 2018 is an interactive event highlighting a range of safety issues on and off campus, organized by the UMass Police Department (UMPD) and collaborating partners.  

October 2, 2018
11:00 am-3:00 pm

Goodell Hall, Lawn

As we grapple with recent incidents of racism and racial profiling on our campus, a panel of Afro-American Studies faculty and students will engage in a thoughtful, intellectually grounded discussion of how and why we got here. They will offer brief reflections from various disciplines, focused on race and racism in the United States.

October 2, 2018
5:00 pm

Student Union, Cape Cod Lounge

Stephen Fan is a cofounder of InterAPD, a research/design collaborative working at the intersections of architecture, planning, and design.

October 2, 2018
5:30 pm-7:30 pm

Olver Design Building, 170

Curious to understand how all of our productions make sense within the bigger arc of a season? Join us for the second annual UMass Theater Kick-Off Celebration, where we'll serve up an amuse-bouche of theatrical experiences to whet your appetite for what's to come.

October 2, 2018
5:30 pm

Rand Theater

This event has reached capacity. 

October 2, 2018
5:30 pm-7:00 pm

Old Chapel

Thirteen artists and architects have created outdoor installations on the UMass Amherst campus and in the town of Amherst, connecting “town and gown” in innovative ways.

July 1—November 1, 2018

All Campus

Mindfulness for All is a drop in, eight-week series of one-hour sessions for all members of the UMass Amherst campus community.

October 2—November 27, 2018, Tuesdays 12:00 pm-1:00 pm
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November 20

Library, W.E.B. Du Bois, 2601

Following on the heels of the Summer of Love, 1968 seemed like a world apart. It was a year of social experimentation and optimism, but also a year of rebellion, assassination, political agitation, and violence. 

September 1—December 21, 2018
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November 22

Library, W.E.B. Du Bois, Lower Level and Floor 25

This is a weekly drop-in group for UMass students who identify as trans or gender nonconforming.

September 11—April 30, 2019, Tuesdays 6:30 pm-8:00 pm
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November 20, December 25—January 15, March 12

University Health Services (UHS), 302

Graduate Film Certificate Program applications are due February 1, 2019.

September 12—February 1, 2019

At the start of 2017, longstanding political and social rifts in the United States created a sense of fear and anxiety on many campuses across the US. Our sense of a collective public purpose and our desire for an engaged democracy — so important to the public mission of UMass Amherst — were challenged in many ways. The “Building Bridges” project grew out of this key moment. 

September 12—December 7, 2018, Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri 11:00 am-4:30 pm
September 15—December 9, 2018, weekends 2:00 pm-5:00 pm
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November 18—November 25

University Museum of Contemporary Art

What does it mean for the fields of art and math to intersect? This exhibition offers glimpses into the work of Pau Atela, a professor in the Department of Mathematics at Smith College, that show how bridges can indeed be built between these two worlds.

September 13—December 9, 2018, Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri 11:00 am-4:30 pm
September 15—December 9, 2018, weekends 2:00 pm-5:00 pm
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November 18—November 25

University Museum of Contemporary Art

The Concinnitas Portfolio comprises the contributions of ten mathematicians and physicists in response to the prompt to transcribe their "most beautiful mathematical expression." 

September 13—December 7, 2018, Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri 11:00 am-4:30 pm
September 15—December 9, 2018, weekends 2:00 pm-5:00 pm
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November 18—November 25

University Museum of Contemporary Art

Throughout Murray’s career, her art process has traversed the terrain between the studio and interactive public collaboration. The content of her art is concerned with cultural and social issues.

September 16—October 7, 2018, Sundays 2:00 pm-5:00 pm
September 18—October 11, 2018, Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri 1:00 pm-8:00 pm

Hampden Gallery

This is the latest in a series of exhibitions that highlights the artwork of UMass Amherst Worker Artists.

September 24—December 27, 2018
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November 17—November 18, November 22, November 24, December 22—December 23, December 25

Science and Engineering Library

Would you like to win up to $2,000 towards your (or your student's) spring 2019 tuition and fees?

September 25—November 5, 2018

Online

In 2007, the Marriott Center for Hospitality Management opened for its first active semester.

September 25—December 5, 2018, Tue/Wed
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October 9, November 14, November 20—November 21

Campus Center - Marriott Center, 1101

Come in any day during the month of October, and UMass students can receive a free smoke detector. 

October 1—October 31, 2018

Student Union, 314

In her exhibition, The Colored Bone China, Juana Valdes previews her new series of bone china works and current pieces that investigate the history of porcelain as a commodity.

October 2—October 30, 2018, weekdays 11:00 am-4:00 pm
October 7—October 28, 2018, Sundays 1:00 am-4:00 pm
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October 8

Herter Art Gallery

Stephen Fan is a cofounder of InterAPD, a research/design collaborative working at the intersections of architecture, planning, and design.

October 2—October 26, 2018 9:00 am-5:00 pm

Olver Design Building, 180

Mexican printmaking gallery Estampa Galería is comprised of seven highly skilled artists dedicated to the promotion of contemporary graphic art of their capital city Oaxaca. On view are works on paper that display honor for animals, people and plants as well as symbolic tributes to spirituality.

October 2—October 24, 2018, Mon/Tue 1:00 pm-7:00 pm
October 3—October 24, 2018, Wed/Thu/Fri 1:00 pm-5:00 pm

Augusta Savage Gallery

In an era of divided communities and racial conflict, Kochiyama offers an oustanding example of humanitarian and compassionate multicultural vision.

October 2, 2018 7:00 pm-9:00 pm
October 16, 2018 7:00 pm-9:00 pm
October 30, 2018 7:00 pm-9:00 pm

Worcester Dining Commons, Yuri Kochiyama Cultural Center