In accordance with Massachusetts regulations, strict restrictions are in effect for in-person campus events. Most of the the events listed here are taking place remotely on Zoom and other online platforms. See each listing for details. All times are United States Eastern Time Zone.

Annual Earth Day Event

Event Details

April 17, 2019
10:00 am-3:00 pm

Olver Design Building

Room: Atrium

UMass Amherst Campus

Handicap access available
Free admission
In celebration of Earth Day 2019, the School of Earth & Sustainability (SES) is hosting its annual event. The celebration is convened in partnership with the Chancellor’s Sustainability Advisory Committee (CSAC) and the UMass Libraries. It is expected to attract several hundred students, faculty, staff, and community members as well as top university and public officials. The day includes a student showcase, prominent speakers, a catered lunch, and a community workshop.

Paperbark will be hosting happy hour following the Earth Day event from 3:00-5:00 PM in Hadley Room of the Campus Center. There will be cash bar with light refreshments. 

Additional events related to Earth Day include:

  • UMass Earth Day Festival, Thursday, April 18, 12:00-4:00 PM, Goodell Lawn,
  • Bromery Panel: Black Studies, Geosciences, and the Global Quest for Environmental Justice, Thursday, April 18, 5:00-7:00 PM / Life Sciences Laboratories S330. Please RSVP here:
  • Bromery Lecture by Dr. Ludmilla Aristilde, Friday, April 19, 3:30 - 4:30 PM / Design Building 170
    "Molecular connections in the cycling of water and carbon in terrestrial ecosystems" Bromery Lecture by Dr. Ludmilla Aristilde (Cornell University)