February 16, 2016 -
5:30pm to 7:00pm

Interactive LinkedIn Building Workshop

Interactive LinkedIn Building Workshop -  Hosted by the UMass Department of Communication

The Comm Advising Program is offering a 4-part Comm Professional Development Series, developed by the Comm PAs. Workshops will include creating or refining your own LinkedIn profile, learning about internships, and examining do's and don'ts of interviewing and professional etiquette. You can even get your own professional headshot for your LinkedIn page. All events are low-stress, student-friendly, and open to all (not just Comm majors).


February 17, 2016 -
1:00pm to 4:00pm

Employer Resume Review Day

Ever wonder what actual employers think of your resume when you submit it for a job? Now is your chance to find out. Up to 7 different companies, representing several different industries, will have recruiters here in Goodell to help you review and improve your resume. They can give you insider tips and wisdom about what people in their industries look for in a great resume. Walk-in basis for resume reviews. Check in at the Career Services Desk in Goodell 511. Bring a printed copy of your resume.

February 17, 2016 - 6:00pm

Diversity & Social Justice Film Series: "CinemAbility"

Please join us for a screening of CinemAbility. The post-screening discussion will be led by Prof. Marty Norden, Department of Communication; and Madeline Peters, Director, Disability Services.

February 17, 2016 - 7:30pm

Mass. Multicultural Film Festival: "Why Can't I Be Tarkovsky?"

Why Can't I be Tarkovsky? (Neden Tarkovski Olamiyorum)
(dir Murat Düzgünoğlu, Turkey, 2015, 91 min, Turkish w/English subtitles)

This low-key, tragicomic story presents us with a glimpse of the life of Bahadir, director of TV movies, who dreams of making artistically ambitious films like those of his idol, Andrei Tarkovsky.

February 18, 2016 (All day) to February 21, 2016 (All day)

IMPACT National Conference

What is IMPACT?  The IMPACT Conference is historically the largest annual conference focused on the civic engagement of college students in community service, service-learning, community-based research, advocacy and other forms of social action. We are expecting up to 600 students from colleges all over the country to attend.

February 18, 2016 - 4:00pm to February 22, 2016 - 6:00pm

Career Fair Preparation Sessions

Learn from our knowledgeable Peer Advisors what to expect at a Career Fair—everything from what to wear, to how many copies of your resume you should bring and what the heck is an elevator pitch! Come with whatever questions you have.
o   February 18th 4:00 in 614 Goodell
o   February  22nd 12:00pm in 419 Goodell
o   February 22nd 4:00pm in 508 Goodell

February 18, 2016 -
4:00pm to 5:00pm

Zube Lecture Series: Urban Ecology, A Distinctive Science; and Places for the Next Billion People

Richard T. T. Forman is a Research Professor at Harvard University where he teaches ecology in the Graduate School of Design, and formerly also taught in Harvard College. His primary scholarly interest is linking science with spatial pattern to interweave nature and people on the land. Often considered to be a “father” of landscape ecology and of road ecology, he also helps spearhead urban ecology.  Other research interests include changing land mosaics, conservation and land-use planning, towns, and a netway system for transportation.

February 22, 2016 -
1:00pm to 4:00pm


Career Advisors and Peer Advisors will be on hand to review resumes all afternoon in anticipation of the up-coming Career Fairs.  Bring a printed copy of your resume and get professional advice about what works and what doesn’t work. Check in at the Career Services Desk in Goodell 511.

March 3, 2016 - 5:30pm

Social Science Matters: Rethinking World Political Economy: Beyond Westphalian Narratives of State and Capitalism

This Sawyer Seminar will foster interdisciplinary engagement with the long-historical data and explore its conceptual implications. This roundtable will bring together Sawyer scholars of China, the Ottoman Empire, Africa, and International Relations to consider the Afro-Eurasian context for the emergence of so-called early modern states and to revisit the “Westphalian” narrative of international relations.

With Mary Louise Pratt presiding, presenters include Kenneth Pomeranz of the University of Chicago, Pinar Bilgin of Bilkent University, and Siba Grovogui of Cornell.

March 7, 2016 - 5:00pm

Public Talk: Patricia White, "Lesbian Reverie: Film History as Mise-en-Scène of Desire"

Please join us for a public talk by Patricia White, Eugene Lang Research Professor, Department of Film and Media Studies, Swarthmore College. She will be speaking on "Lesbian Reverie: Film History as Mise-en-Scène of Desire."