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.  During the day there will be opportunities to learn about your academic area of interest, meet our deans, faculty, and current students, learn about the many opportunities outside of the classroom, and attend an admissions information session and campus tour.

October 18, 2015
9:30 am-4:00 pm

All Campus

Today is the last day for graduate students to drop a course with a record of “DR.”

October 19, 2015

Join this dynamic lunch and learn about the intersection of gender, sexuality, migration patterns and immigration laws with Julio Capo, Jr., assistant professor in the Department of History and the Commonwealth Honors College to acknowledge Latin@ Heritage Month and National LGBT Center Day.

October 19, 2015
12:00 pm-1:30 pm

Stonewall Center

Have you ever wanted to use Wikipedia in your classroom? Have you been asked to help instructors with Wikipedia assignments? Do you just think Wikipedia is great and want to help students and/or instructors use it better?

October 19, 2015
12:00 pm-4:00 pm

Library, W.E.B. Du Bois, 1320

This event will give graduate students an overview of open access and the benefits of choosing open access for electronic theses and dissertations.

October 20, 2015
12:30 pm-2:00 pm

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