Conference/Seminar
The College of Humanities and Fine Arts invites students of all class years and majors to engage in an experiential career preparation series that will provide tools and experiences to help them succeed in searching and interviewing for jobs and internships. 

February 4—March 10, 2016, Thursdays 5:00 pm-6:45 pm

Butterfield House, Basement

Rafael Pérez-Escamilla,Yale School of Public Health presents, “Equity in Breastfeeding: Where we have been? Where should we be heading?” 

February 10, 2016
12:00 pm

Student Union, Cape Cod Lounge

Bill DeLuca, UMass Amherst, will present “The Designing Sustainable Landscapes Project: Piloting Landscape conservation Design in the Connecticut River Watershed” as part of the the Northeast Climate Science Center's seminar series in Engaging Stakeholders in Climate Adaptation.

February 10, 2016
3:30 pm-4:30 pm

Morrill Science Center, 134

In this talk,“When My Reflection Looks Back at Me: Race, Gender, and Literacy in Community-Engaged Scholarship,” Marcelle Haddix will share her journey as a community engaged scholar whose work is deeply informed by her intersecting identities of being a black woman, mother, daughter, sister, teacher and researcher.

February 10, 2016
6:00 pm-7:00 pm

Campus Center, 165

Startup-focused career fair for all majors with a keynote speaker, Yosef Abramowitz, who will present his work in clean energy innovation.

February 17, 2016
4:00 pm-7:00 pm

Campus Center Auditorium

The Graduate Students of Color Association, the Women of Color Leadership Network at the Center for Women & Community and the Graduate Women in STEM are pleased to invite the graduate students in our campus community to a panel discussion focusing on the politics involved in job interviews and salary negotiations and issues related to intersectional identities.

February 18, 2016
11:30 am-1:00 pm

Campus Center, 903

Grapes are one of the most universally enjoyed fruits available. Sonia Schloemann will help participants through the basics and give them the tools to overcome some of the challenges.

February 20, 2016
10:00 am-1:00 pm

UMass Cold Spring Orchard
Jane Foster, University of Minnesota, will present “Forecasting Potential Climate Refugia to Guide Conservation of Montane Species” as part of the the Northeast Climate Science Center's Seminar series in Engaging Stakeholders in Climate Adaptation.

February 24, 2016
3:30 pm-4:30 pm

Morrill Science Center, 134

Collaborate for Change is an exciting opportunity for all students to develop their personal leadership style and skills, and to explore how leadership plays into concerted efforts and action for social change. Our featured alumni keynote speakers are both former UMass activist students: Kandace Montgomery, a lead Black Lives Matter organizer in Minneapolis, and Lindsay McCluskey, a labor organizer in Boston. 

February 27, 2016
9:00 am

Integrative Learning Center

Start Smart prepares college women who are approaching the job market with the confidence, knowledge, and skills they need to negotiate salaries and benefits.

February 29, 2016
4:00 pm-6:00 pm

New Africa House, 203

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