Week of  September 9—15, 2018
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

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
This event does NOT occur on:
November 22

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

This opportunity has reached capacity. Resume reviews are also available 365 days a year through Alumni Advisors.

September 1—September 26, 2018

Online

We Grow Accustomed to the Dark is an exhibition that investigates the role of identity in the current political climate by probing the connection between poetry and visual art. 

September 5—September 21, 2018, weekdays 11:00 am-4:00 pm
September 9—September 23, 2018, Sundays 1:00 pm-4:00 pm

Herter Art Gallery

Lynn Peterfreund has been drawing, painting and doing printmaking for decades, working both abstractly and representationally. Observational drawing has been the basis of it all, informing other work done from memory and imagination.

September 10—September 25, 2018, Mon/Tue 1:00 pm-7:00 pm
September 5—September 26, 2018, Wed/Thu/Fri 1:00 pm-5:00 pm

Augusta Savage Gallery

This is a weekly drop-in group for students who are coming out as lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, queer, intersex, or asexual and for students who are already out and looking for a place of support to talk about being LGBTQIA+.

September 5—April 24, 2019, Wednesdays 6:30 pm-8:00 pm
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November 21, December 19—January 16, March 13

Wilder Hall, 102

NEGSWS provides an affordable conference opportunity in the greater Northeast region for students in water-related disciplines.

September 7—September 9, 2018

All Campus

UMass Amherst’s premiere sketch comedy troupe, Sketch 22, is holding auditions and we want to see YOU there!

September 8, 2018 12:00 pm-2:00 pm
September 9, 2018 3:00 pm-5:00 pm

Herter Hall, 225

Show your school spirit by coming down to Rudd Field and supporting Men's Soccer as they face off against Clemson.

September 9, 2018
1:00 pm

Rudd Field

Join UMass Hillel for Rosh Hashana services and meals.

September 9—September 11, 2018 6:45 pm-8:15 pm

Student Union, Ballroom

Professional yoga instruction for the UMass Amherst campus community and beyond.

September 10—December 14, 2018, Mon/Wed 8:15 am-9:45 am
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October 8, November 12, November 19—November 21, December 31, January 21, February 18, April 15

Fine Arts Center, 204

Andrew D. Bernstein is a well-known sports photographer. Bernstein’s photography has appeared in thousands of newspapers and magazine covers worldwide, as well as major advertising campaigns for over 30 years. 

September 10, 2018
10:00 am-11:00 am

Integrative Learning Center, S414

Join us at the SU Craft Center as we kick off the Fall 2018 semester with our annual open house!

September 10, 2018
6:00 pm-8:00 pm

Student Union, Student Union Craft Center, Room 208E

Auditions Sept. 10 & 11, 6-10 p.m., in the Curtain Theater, with callbacks Sept. 12 & 13, 6-10 p.m., in the Curtain Theater.

September 10—September 11, 2018 6:00 pm-10:00 pm

Curtain Theater

Auditions: Sept. 10 & 11, 6:30-10:30 p.m. in the Rand Theater, with callbacks Sept. 12 & 13, 6:30-10:30 p.m. in the Rand Theater.

September 10—September 11, 2018 6:30 pm-10:30 pm

Rand Theater

The Department of Music & Dance presents a faculty concert by Joshua Michal, horn, and Ludmila Krasin, piano, with John Bottomley, tuba.

September 10, 2018
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

The campus marks the 17th anniversary of the September 11 terrorist attacks and the lives lost that day.

September 11, 2018
8:45 am

Old Chapel

Interested in learning more about sustainability? Don't know where to start?  Come meet student leaders and members who belong to sustainable groups and registered organizations and ask them questions about the work they do on campus!

September 11, 2018
10:30 am-3:00 pm

Student Union, south lawn

Please join the College of Nursing for the first talk in its 2018 Fall Seminar Series.

September 11, 2018
12:00 pm-1:00 pm

Skinner Hall, 101

Have an idea you've been itching to talk about? Working on a project you want to pursue as a venture but need help finding a team? Want to be part of your peers’ business brainstorming processes? See you at Idea Jam, hosted by the Berthiaume Center for Entrepreneurship.

September 11, 2018
6:00 pm-7:30 pm

Franklin Dining Commons

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

Join MaryBeth Kimball, Director of New Business Development & Recruitment for Professional Programs to learn more about Isenberg’s Online MBA program.

September 12, 2018
12:00 pm-1:00 pm

Online

NE CASC university director, Richard Palmer from UMass Amherst, will start us off by updating us on NE CASC activities and the state of the science for climate adaptation from our center.  

September 12, 2018
12:00 pm

Online

Come see the Center for Counseling and Psychological Health's newly renovated space and meet staff.

September 12, 2018
3:00 pm-6:00 pm

Middlesex House

Dr. Darcy Kelley, Harold Weintraub professor in the department of biological sciences at Columbia University, will deliver the Fall Sinauer Associates Lecture: 'Mechanisms underlying the evolution and expression of vocal communication'.

September 12, 2018
4:00 pm-5:15 pm

Integrative Learning Center, N151

The UMass Journalism Department Welcome Event will be held in the Journalism Hub.

September 12, 2018
4:00 pm-6:00 pm

Integrative Learning Center, S414

Dynamic landscapes: Tree cover change and historical legacies in urban forests. A lecture by Lara Roman Research Ecologist, US Forest Service Philadelphia Field Station

September 12, 2018
4:30 pm-5:30 pm

Olver Design Building, 170

Specific research and extension projects designed and presented to inform visitors about the work of Summer Scholar undergraduates over the summer. A wide range of over 30 projects were undertaken with exciting data amassed. All are welcome!

September 12, 2018
4:30 pm-6:00 pm

Campus Center, Amherst Rm

Join us at Hampshire Dining Commons to celebrate UMass Dining winning #1 Best Campus Food for the third year in a row.

September 12, 2018
5:00 pm-9:00 pm

Hampshire Dining Commons

What does it mean for the fields of art and math to intersect? 

September 12, 2018
5:00 pm-7:00 pm

University Museum of Contemporary Art

Awaken your inner creativity and learn to create  pieces of jewelry and Native  art using beads.  Materials and tools provided.

September 13—November 29, 2018, Thursdays 6:00 pm-8:00 pm
December 5, 2018, Wednesdays 6:00 pm-8:00 pm
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November 22

Josephine White Eagle Cultural Center

14th annual film festival, New Asia Cinema, presents Global Indigenous Visions.

September 12—December 12, 2018, Wednesdays 7:30 pm-10:00 pm
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November 14, November 21

Isenberg School of Management, 137 (Flavin Family Auditorium)

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

P. Anandan is the CEO of Wadhwani Institute of Artificial Intelligence.  

September 13, 2018
12:00 pm

Old Chapel

All students, families, and community members can come in to meet with a Financial Aid Counselor for advice and FAFSA help. 

September 13—December 6, 2018, Thursdays 2:30 pm
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November 22

Wilder Hall, 005

This event features a panel discussion about the aspirations and lessons of the Salvadoran Revolution.

September 13, 2018
5:30 pm-7:00 pm

Student Union, Ballroom

Do you think computers are cool? Do you want to learn how to code? (Or have thought about learning?) Meet new people (yay, networking) and discuss our plans at USIT's first meeting of the semester. You won't want to miss this.

September 13, 2018
5:30 pm-6:30 pm

Integrative Learning Center, 231

UMass alumni are in New York—and they want to meet you. Come out to reconnect with UMass alumni and meet new friends living in your city.

September 13, 2018
6:00 pm-8:00 pm

The Playwright Irish Pub
UMass alumni are in the Pioneer Valley and they want to meet you.

September 13, 2018
6:00 pm-8:00 pm

Slainte Restaurant
Due to inclement weather, this event will be rescheduled.  Please stay tuned for details.

September 13, 2018
6:00 pm-8:00 pm

The home of John and Janet Pride
Have an idea you've been itching to talk about? Working on a project you want to pursue as a venture but need help finding a team? Want to be part of your peers’ business brainstorming processes? See you at Idea Jam, hosted by the Berthiaume Center for Entrepreneurship.

September 13, 2018
7:00 pm-8:30 pm

Berkshire Dining Commons

The oldest LGBTQIA+ UMass group, the Pride Alliance plans social and community-building events.

September 13, 2018
7:00 pm-8:00 pm

Stonewall Center

The School of Public Health and Health Sciences and the Western Massachusetts Health Equity Network are hosting the 3rd Western Massachusetts Health Equity Summit. 

September 14, 2018
8:00 am-3:30 pm

Campus Center, Auditorium

The Food Bank of Western Massachusetts presents SNAP App Hours at UMass Amherst! Stop by to learn about the Supplemental Nutrition Program (SNAP), eligility, and the enrollment process.

September 14—October 19, 2018, Fridays 11:00 am-1:00 pm
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September 21, October 12

Come hang out on the Goodell lawn every Friday afternoon for some live music, fresh organic food, chef demos, craft sales, and good company.

September 14—November 16, 2018, Fridays 12:00 pm-4:00 pm
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September 28

Goodell Hall, Lawn

Come show your school spirit and support your UMass Field Hockey Team as they take on Lock Haven University.

September 14, 2018
2:00 pm

Gladchuk Field

Panel discussion and reception hosted by the MFA for Poets and Writers and the English Department for Historically Underrepresented Groups.

September 14, 2018
2:30 pm-5:00 pm

Old Chapel, Great Hall

This year’s Mark Roskill Symposium includes a lecture, panel discussion, and exhibition tour that will illuminate the ways in which a shared history of curiosity, collection, and categorization influences, informs, or problematizes our study of art and science. 

September 14, 2018
4:00 pm-7:00 pm

Integrative Learning Center, N211

Start the new semester with a challenge and audition for HHCO's performance team, 5:Dirty Crew. The audition is for Hip-Hop only and not for bboys.

September 14, 2018
7:00 pm-9:30 pm

Campus Center, 215

Join the Greater Providence Alumni Network and Save the Bay for a shoreline cleanup at Brayton Point in Somerset, MA.

September 15, 2018
10:00 am-1:00 pm

Brayton Point
Looking for a campus job? You’ve just found it. UMass Transit is hiring student bus drivers. Pay starts at $14 per hour.

September 15, 2018
11:00 am-2:00 pm

UMass Bus Garage
Show your school spirit by coming down to Rudd Field and supporting Men's Soccer as they face off against Central Connecticut State.

September 15, 2018
1:00 pm

Rudd Field