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Join us for the Spring 2016 Women in Design Lecture Series!

The Spring 2016 Women in Design Lecture Series is generously supported by the Women for UMass Fund. The purpose of the Women for UMass Fund is to promote the advancement of campus programs that provide access, support, and opportunity for UMass Amherst students, with preference to those projects that will positively impact UMass Amherst women.

Thursday February 18,  5:30 pm, ILC S211

Katrina Spade, Founder and Director, Urban Death Project, Seattle, WA


LECTURE Victoria Rospond and Lea Cloud, Collective Efforts

WHEN: November 17, 2015 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
WHERE: Integrative Learning Center
Room S211, North Pleasant Street, Amherst, MA

Lecture "Why Are We Not Surprised By Everything? Structures and Patterns"

Tuesday November 3 5:30 PM

Integrative Learning Center S211

Sigrid Miller Pollin FAIA

Design Building Celebration

Design Building is Underway


Lecture "Erratic Horizons"

Tuesday October 20 5:30 PM

Integrative Learning Center S211

Beka Sturges


David Dillon Memorial Lecture

"The Perfect $100,000 House" Then and Now
Karrie Jacobs, Lecturer


Open House for Masters Programs

Prospective applicants for Fall 2016 entry to the Master of Architecture (MArch) and Master of Design (MDes) programs are invited to an open house on Friday, October 16th, 2015, beginning at 10 am.


Fall Lecture Series “Women in Design”

Join us for our fall lecture series!

The series includes women with a wide range of specialties in the design fields. The goal of the Women in Design series is to recognize and celebrate the professional and personal accomplishments of women in the field of architecture and design. Speakers have been selected for their interdisciplinary interests.