October 14, 2013
Classes are not held and most university offices are closed.

October 14, 2013

The UMass-affiliated Pioneer Valley Bread House (PVBH) teams up with local baker Jonathan Stevens of The Hungry Ghost to host a community bread baking event in honor of World Food Day.

October 14, 2013
4:00 pm-6:00 pm

Congregation B'Nai Israel
Various food stations will feature locally grown produce grown in biochar conditioned soil, as well as a variety of meats, beverages and desserts enhanced by biochar.

October 14, 2013
5:00 pm-7:00 pm

Student Union, Ballroom

Affectionately known as "Frankie", Moore Lappe is the renown author of Diet for a Small Planet, EcoMind and co-author of Hope's Edge with her daughter Anna Lappe. 

October 14, 2013
7:30 pm-9:00 pm

Campus Center, Auditorium

Each year, Americans 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.

September 15—October 15, 2013

All Campus

Women of color face a unique set of challenges in higher education. This weekly discussion group will provide a space for undergrad and graduate women of color to identify and explore their academic, social, and familial experiences while providing and receiving support from each other and building community. 

October 1—October 15, 2013

New Africa House, Center for Women & Community

$10,000, graduate awards for projects that integrate business fundamentals with science and/or engineering.  Application Deadline October 28. Info Session Oct 10 @ 5PM; Campus Ctr. 163c

October 2—October 28, 2013

The Pioneer Valley Biochar Initiative is hosting a Video Lounge in the Reading Room of the Campus Center at UMass Amherst – free and open to the public - during the 2013 USBI North American Biochar Symposium.

October 13—October 16, 2013

Campus Center, Reading Room