Each year, in the United States, we observe National Hispanic Heritage Month from September 15 to October 15 by celebrating the histories, cultures and contributions of American citizens whose ancestors came from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean and Central and South America.CMASS is collaborating with Latinos Unidos, Anthropology Department, UMass Dining Services, W.E.B.

September 15—October 15, 2015

All Campus

Screening of a documentary that narrates the stories of mothers searching for their missing children in the midst of the Mexican Narco-War.

October 11, 2015
4:00 pm-6:00 pm

Goodell Hall, Bernie Dallas Room

Columbus Day is observed as an official state holiday by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

October 12, 2015

All Campus

Carin Weiner, M.S., R.D., University Health Services, UMass Amherst, will teach you how to provide healthy meals for your family.  Copies of Leanne Brown's cookbook 'Good and Cheap: Eat Well on $4.00 A Day' will be distributed to participating families.   

October 12, 2015
5:30 pm-7:30 pm

Student Union, Various Locations

Due to the observance of the Columbus Day holiday on Oct. 12, a Monday class schedule will be followed today.

October 13, 2015
8:00 am

Undergraduate students from the UMass Eco-Rep program will don protective suits and sort through trash that has been taken from all the residential areas on campus and emptied out onto Student Union Lawn.

October 13, 2015
10:00 am-2:00 pm

Student Union Lawn
Yoruba Religion in Cuba, and its Diaspora Religion, migration and diverse traditions, is discussed by Rene Gonzalez, MA - Political Science, UMass and Babalawo - Awo Ifa Gbemi (Sacerdote de Ifa) Oni Shango (Consagrado en Shango) Omo Ana (Juramentdo en los tambores Bata).

October 14, 2015
5:00 pm-7:00 pm

Herter Hall, 601

Join Amy Finlayson as she discusses the principles of Passive House and how they can be applied to public projects in the Commonwealth.

October 15, 2015
3:00 pm-4:00 pm

Mullins Center, Massachusetts Room

The age of fish meat is here.

October 17, 2015
2:00 pm-4:00 pm

Boston Public Market's Demonstration Kitchen
The Undergraduate Admissions office invites you to campus to learn more about UMass Amherst and the many resources available to our students.  

October 18, 2015
9:30 am-4:00 pm

All Campus