The Office of Family Resources Dinner On Us series offers parents an opportunity to learn more about themselves while acquiring new approaches to raising children who are responsible, respectful and resourceful.

September 22—December 1, 2014, Mondays 5:30 pm-7:30 pm
This event does NOT occur on:
October 13, October 20

Student Union, Cape Cod Lounge

The workshop "The Art of Inviting Things" is facilitated by Technology Transfer Office Director, Bob MacWright.

September 23, 2014
12:00 pm-1:30 pm

Campus Center, 1001

Radio broadcast topic: One Health: increasing global food security and human health through basic research on animal immune responses to pathogens.

September 23, 2014
4:30 pm-5:30 pm

Radio 91.1 WMUA FM
Harvard Ph.D. scientist Chensheng (Alex) Lu will be giving a guest lecture on his research about bees. The Eco-Rep program and Sustainable UMass will also be hosting a question and answer session on his research and how it relates to anthropocentrism.

September 23, 2014
5:30 pm-7:30 pm

Campus Center, 10th Floor

Dr. Richard Mooney from Duke University will present a talk, "From Song to Synapse: The Neurobiology of Vocal Learning."  Working with songbirds and rodents, Mooney's lab aims to identify the neural substrates for vocal learning and communication. 

September 24, 2014
4:00 pm

Morrill Science Center, 222 South

Please join us on Wednesday for a conversation with Dinora Walcott Alexander '02 about her post-graduation journey.

September 24, 2014
4:00 pm

Fine Arts Center, Theater Green Room

Michael Klare, Ph.D. will give an Interdisciplinary Seminar on Conflict and Violence. Most modern conflicts have multiple roots, usually involving some combination of ethnic, national, or religious antagonisms along with a history of grievances and provocations. 

September 25, 2014
1:00 pm-2:00 pm

Tobin Hall, 421

The talk features Mae Ngai. It is also part of the Feinberg Family Distinguished Lecture Series "Migration Matters: Rethinking Immigration in the Modern Americas".

September 25, 2014
4:30 pm

Goodell Hall, Bernie Dallas Room

The College of Education presents the documentary film 40 Years Later: Now Can We Talk? followed by a discussion about race and education with Dr. Lee Anne Bell '82 EdD.

September 26, 2014
4:00 pm-6:30 pm

Student Union Ballroom

Please join us for a lively panel discussion in which nationally respected labor economists, policymakers and organizers will address realistic and effective strategies to raise the minimum wage and reduce inequality in America.

September 29, 2014
4:00 pm

Campus Center, 168C