Conference/Seminar feed
The Evolution of Antibiotic Resistance 

April 17, 2014
4:00 pm

Skinner Hall, 101

This year’s symposium is centered on intergenerational, intertribal, and institutional collaborations that highlight Indigenous history, location, and knowledge.

April 18, 2014
1:00 pm-5:00 pm

Campus Center - Marriott Center, 11th floor

The 2014 Dose-Response, Preconditioning: Adaptive Responses in Biology and Medicine will explore the rapidly emerging area of Preconditioning, its biomedical implications, its dose response features and its underlying mechanisms.  

April 22—April 23, 2014 8:00 am-3:00 pm

Judith Colell, Catalan filmmaker and Vice-President of the Spanish Academy of Arts and Cinematographic Sciences, will give a masterclass on her movie Elisa K (2010).

April 22, 2014
4:00 pm-5:00 pm

Herter Hall, 207

More than 1,000 students from different public campuses in Massachusetts will deliver presentations showcasing their exceptional projects.

April 25, 2014
8:00 am-5:00 am

Campus Center

The Massachusetts Center for Renaissance Studies will host its tenth annual symposium on historical European martial arts.

April 26, 2014
9:00 am-4:00 pm

Renaissance Center

The TEDxUMassAmherst team will be hosting a day-long conference, featuring world-renowned speakers on the UMass Amherst campus.

April 27, 2014
9:00 am

Mahar Auditorium

Reverend James Lawson, Jr., Visiting Faculty, Civil Discourse and Social Change initiative, California State University, Northridge, speaks on "Where do we go from here: Chaos or Community?"   Visiting Faculty, Civil Discourse and Social Change initiative, California State University, Northridge American Civil Rights Leader   Where do we go from here: Chaos or Community?

April 28, 2014
7:00 pm

Goodell Hall, The Bernie Dallas Room

The new Models to Medicine Center of the recently launched Institute for Applied Life Sciences hosts a kick-off symposium on “Models to Medicine: Challenges and Opportunities.” Talks will describe exciting basic biomedical research pursuits that have been translated into therapeutic applications.

May 2, 2014
11:00 am

Student Union Ballroom

Veteran qualitative researchers discuss challenges and opportunities as they arise in designing thoughtful and responsive research; considering purpose, context, potential participants and ethics; modifying the initial design based on emerging understandings of the context; and the conceptual and epistemological assumptions and their implications.

May 12, 2014 9:00 am-3:00 pm
May 13, 2014 9:00 am-2:00 pm

Machmer Hall, W32