UMass Amherst Homecoming 2013 wraps up with an activity-filled day at Gillette Stadium Saturday, Oct. 26, highlighted by “A Taste of Amherst” and a Ski and Snowboard Expo, and culminating with the Minutemen football team squaring off against Western Michigan at 3 p.m.
The University will celebrate its third annual Campus Sustainability Day on Wednesday, Oct. 23, with a green jobs panel, a student sustainability and networking fair, “green campus” tours, “real food” tasting and Chancellor Kumble Subbaswamy signing the “Real Food Challenge.”
The Innovation Challenge fall MinutePitch competition will be held on Tuesday, Oct. 29 at 5:30 p.m. in Flavin Auditorium at the Isenberg School of Management. Teams of students and alumni, along with business and faculty advisors, will compete for $2,500 in prizes. Each pitch is only 60 seconds - no slides, prototypes or written business plans.
The College of Engineering is holding its fourth annual Outstanding Alumni Awards Luncheon on Saturday, Oct. 19, as part of Homecoming Weekend. The luncheon runs from noon to 2:30 p.m. in the Marriott Center on the 11th floor of the Campus Center. The event is open to the public. The cost is $10....
Celebrating the 50th anniversary the establishment of its graduate program in the 1963-64 academic year and its new designation in June as a school by the Board of Trustees, the School of Computer Science is hosting a three-day series of events for students, alumni and the campus community on “Broadening the Impact of Computing.”
College of Engineering alumnus Eric A. Swanson will present the 14th annual Tang Lecture on Wednesday, Oct. 16 at 4 p.m. in 1009 Campus Center.
The first part of his talk, titled “Startup Stories: Personal Observations and Other Comments,” will be a simple overview of...
Alumni, students and the community are invited to participate in Homecoming as the state’s flagship campus celebrates its sesquicentennial from Oct. 16-26.
In Amherst, Homecoming events include the Multiband Pops musical extravaganza; the UMass Iron Chef competition, pitting campus...
The College of Education at the University of Massachusetts Amherst will host Pat Griffin, a national LGBTQ and athletics educator, activist, professor emerita and alumna of the college, for a talk on “The Changing Sports Climate for LGBTQ Athletes and Coaches: Successes and Challenges” on Saturday, Oct. 19 at 4:30 p.m. in Mark’s Meadow Auditorium at the College of Education, 813 N. Pleasant St., Amherst.