November 3, 2014 - 11:00am to February 2, 2015 - 11:00am

21st Century Leader Award - Call for Nominations

The University of Massachusetts Amherst seeks nominations of graduating seniors for the 21st Century Leaders Award. Up to ten students will be awarded the 21st Century Leaders Award at the 2015 Commencement Ceremony. Recipients will receive a plaque and an award of $1,000 from the UMass Amherst Alumni Association.

December 1, 2014 - 12:15pm to 1:15pm

CPPA Faculty Colloquium: Julie Caswell Presents "Using Information Policy to Change Food Markets"

Please join us for the final CPPA Faculty Colloquium talk ot the semester. Associate Dean for Education and Student Development Julie Caswell (resource economics) will present her research.

December 2, 2014 - 4:30pm

Planning for Fulbright

Presented by the Office of Professional Development, this panel will assist graduate students contemplating a Fulbright year abroad for research or further study.

December 3, 2014 - 9:00am to December 5, 2014 - 5:00pm

Landscape Architecture and Regional Planning Studio Presentations

LARP seniors will present their projects throughout the day on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday of the first week of December. These presentations are open to the public. All of the events will be held in the 105 Hills with the exception of ALA Studio on December 5th which will be held on the lower level of the Campus Center.

December 3, 2014 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm

Careers for the Common Good Career Fair

Come meet with non-profit and other socially conscious organizations to discuss full time job opportunities, summer job opportunities, and internships. Companies will include local and nation-wide organizations.

December 4, 2014 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm

Interdisciplinary Seminar on Conflict and Violence

The Interdisciplinary Seminar on Conflict and Violence promotes interdisciplinary exchanges among faculty and graduate students interested in the topics of conflict, violence, and peace, from a wide range of departments across campus. Dennis Barr, Ed.D., is a developmental psychologist interested in theory, research and practices related to fostering the social, moral, and civic development and engagement of youth. Refreshments will be served.

December 5, 2014 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm

How to Prepare an ISSR or CRF Scholars Proposal

This event is meant for faculty only. Prospective applicants for the faculty Scholars Programs at CRF and ISSR will receive guidance on the application process, which program to apply to, and what reviewers will be looking for in competitive applications for the spring 2015 application deadline. Light lunch will be provided.

December 9, 2014 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm

Info Session: Fellowship Funding for Graduate Students of Color

Ever wondered what fellowships you might be eligible for as a person of color? Come to this information session and learn first-hand from successful fellowship recipients. We will outline a variety of fellowship opportunities, highlighting those with deadlines in January and February. Our panel will provide information about writing a competitive proposal and resources to get your proposal out the door on time. Pizza provided!

December 12, 2014 (All day)

Spring 2015 Public Engagement Fellowships Deadline for Applications

Faculty: Don't miss out on this opportunity to apply for the Public Engagement Project's pilot fellowship program, the 2015 Public Engagement Fellowships, an initiative made possible by generous support from the Deans of College of Social and Behavioral Sciences and the College of Natural Sciences. 

March 24, 2015 - 4:00pm

Distinguished Faculty Lecture: Professor Gerald A. Epstein

Professor Gerald A. Epstein will present "When Big is Too Big: Do the Financial System’s Social Benefits Justify Its Size?" The Distinguished Faculty Lecture Series celebrates the value of academic excellence and recognizes the distinguished achievements of faculty. Those chosen for the series also receive the Chancellor's Medal, the highest honor bestowed to faculty by the campus.