September 23, 2014 - 5:30pm

UMass Women into Leadership Kick-Off Celebration

The UMass Amherst Political Science Department invites you to join them in launching UMass Women into Leadership (UWiL), an initiative designed to support women through training and education in becoming the next generation of public leaders.

September 26, 2014 - 1:15pm to 4:30pm

Massachusetts Commemoration of the National Centennial Celebration of the Cooperative Extension System

With special recognition of a century of educational support for immigrant farmers in Massachusetts.

September 29, 2014 - 4:00pm

Social Science Matters: Perspectives on Inequality—CPPA Panel

"Waging Democracy: The Politics and Process of Raising the Minimum Wage"

September 30, 2014 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Journalism Alumni All-Star Panel 2014

The Journalism Department will welcome six distinguished alums back to UMass for the All-Star Alumni Panel. These alums will also speak to various classes.

There will be a buffet dinner with the alums for the first 70 journalism majors to register by completing this online form

Attending students should dress up, as one would for an interview. They will have a chance for one-on-one conversation with the alums below!

October 2, 2014 - 5:00pm

Social Science Matters: Perspectives on Inequality—Gamble Lecture: Thomas Piketty

Thomas Piketty, author of Capital in the 21st Century and perhaps the first to document the 20th-century fall and rise and rise of The One Percent, will deliver the Gamble Lecture.

October 6, 2014 - 12:15pm to 1:15pm

CPPA Faculty Colloquium: Krista Harper

"Participatory Visual Research for Food Justice Youth Development"

October 9, 2014 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm

Workshop: “Orientation to Add Health: A Data Goldmine for Interdisciplinary Research”

Presented by the Methodology Consulting Group at the Center for Research on Families at University of Massachusetts Amherst.

October 15, 2014 - 11:30am

Social Science Matters: Perspectives on Inequality—Alice Goffman

"On the Run: Fugitive Life in an American City," presented by Alice Goffman, Assistant Professor of Sociology, University of Wisconsin-Madison.

October 25, 2014 - 6:00am

Landscape Architecture NYC Bus Trip

Guided by Prof. Jack Ahern

October 25, 2014 - 1:00pm

7th Annual Cole Lecture in Contemporary Issues

"Flirting with Danger: Young Women's Reflections on Sexuality and Violence" presented by Prof. Lynn Phillips (communication) with special introduction by Prof. Sut Jhally (communication)