Today: October 13, 2015
Due to the observance of the Columbus Day holiday on Oct. 12, a Monday class schedule will be followed today.

October 13, 2015
8:00 am

Undergraduate students from the UMass Eco-Rep program will don protective suits and sort through trash that has been taken from all the residential areas on campus and emptied out onto Student Union Lawn.

October 13, 2015
10:00 am-2:00 pm

Student Union Lawn
Reclaim our Schools Holyoke is a community movement to fight back against high-stakes testing, school privatization, and other attacks on public education -- and to ensure that the direction of Holyoke's public schools remains in the community where it belongs.

October 13, 2015
11:15 am-12:45 pm

Campus Center, 911

Stephen Zunes, Professor of Politics and International Studies at the University of San Francisco, will share critical reflections on resistance issues, as part of The Resistance Studies Initiative Fall Speaker Series.

October 13, 2015
4:00 pm-5:15 pm

Tobin Hall, 423

Despite The Dalai Lama's cancellation to visit UMass, Tenzin Thargay, a sophomore honors student, is coordinating a panel discussion,“The  Road Ahead: A Tibet Without the Dalai Lama?” to explore Tibet’s future without the spiritual guidance of the Dalai Lama in the light of China’s emergence as a global superpower.

October 13, 2015
5:30 pm-7:00 pm

Commonwealth Honors College Building, Events Hall

Join WOCLN for an hour of wellness and mindfulness exercises, followed by some light snacks and refreshments.

October 13, 2015
6:00 pm-7:15 pm

New Africa House, 203

The exhibition offers the viewer a glimpse into a rich and fascinating journey into the unexpected that Giloth embarked upon.

September 17—October 18, 2015, weekdays 11:00 am-4:00 pm
September 20—October 18, 2015, Sundays 1:00 pm-4:00 pm
This event does NOT occur on:
October 12

Herter Art Gallery

Chuck Close Photographs is a comprehensive survey of significant scope and scholarship, exploring how the artist has stretched the boundaries of photographic means, methods, and approaches. It includes 86 photographs spanning from 1968 to the present. 

September 11—December 4, 2015, Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri 11:00 am-4:30 pm
September 12—December 6, 2015, weekends 11:00 am-5:00 pm
This event does NOT occur on:
November 11, November 26—November 29

University Museum of Contemporary Art

Each year, in the United States, we observe National Hispanic Heritage Month from September 15 to October 15 by celebrating the histories, cultures and contributions of American citizens whose ancestors came from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean and Central and South America.CMASS is collaborating with Latinos Unidos, Anthropology Department, UMass Dining Services, W.E.B.

September 15—October 15, 2015

All Campus

A support group for trans and gender-nonconforming students will be held on Tuesdays from 6:30-8 p.m.

September 15—December 8, 2015, Tuesdays 6:30 pm-8:00 pm

location provided after short interview
This particular series of works takes as its subject the human breath, both as a requirement for life and as a mechanism of expression.

September 17—October 18, 2015, weekdays 11:00 am-4:00 pm
September 17—October 18, 2015, weekends 1:00 pm-4:00 pm
This event does NOT occur on:
October 12

Herter Art Gallery

In this exciting new departure, the UMCA invites local artist Anne Beresford to curate a new iteration of its annual exhibition series “Dialogue with a Collection.” 

September 25—December 4, 2015, Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri 11:00 am-4:30 pm
September 26—December 6, 2015, weekends 2:00 pm-5:00 pm
This event does NOT occur on:
November 26—November 29

University Museum of Contemporary Art

Thbis exhibit focuses on recently acquired jazz collections from UMass Boston, and the Northeast. Photographs will include jazz greats plus posters, images, and memorabilia of the regional jazz scene and culture from the 1960s on. 

September 29—January 20, 2016
This event does NOT occur on:
November 26, December 20—December 27, weekends, December 25, December 30—January 1

Library, W.E.B. Du Bois, 25th floor/Lower Level Display Cases

Malcolm X Cultural Center is sponsoring several screenings of ten movies that focus on issues with societal relevance.

September 29—December 1, 2015, Tuesdays 6:00 pm-9:00 pm

Malcolm X Cultural Center, Cultural Center

Tuesdays beginning September 29, from 7:00-9:00 pm, Tony Burton will teach his annual adult community Shakespeare course at the Renaissance Center for 9 weeks this autumn.

September 29—November 24, 2015, Tuesdays 7:00 pm-9:00 pm

The Massachusetts Center for Interdisciplinary Renaissance Studies