Week of  September 15—21, 2013
“Metamorphosis” is the second of three exhibits celebrating the 150th anniversary of the founding of University of Massachusetts Amherst. 

May 20—September 27, 2013, Mon/Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri/Sat

Library, W.E.B. Du Bois,

Visitors to the UMass Amherst Renaissance Center this summer can enjoy the sense of traveling back in time to experience sights, smells and tastes of an authentic 16th-century kitchen garden.

July 25—September 25, 2013, weekdays 10:00 am-4:00 pm
August 17, 2013 10:00 am-3:00 pm

Massachusetts Center for Interdisciplinary Renaissance Studies

Signing up for intramurals is as easy as 1, 2, 3!

August 29—October 1, 2013

Recreation Center, 112H

At a time when more than half of the world’s population is living in cities, any solution for dealing with the effects of climate change and the end of development based on fossil fuels has to take city planning into account.

September 1—October 31, 2013, weekends 12:00 pm-4:00 pm

Gateway City Arts
Curator Chris Nelson first connected with these five artists and Project NoA at the Vermont Studio Center, where he met Izuru Mizutani.

September 8—October 7, 2013, Sun/Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri

Hampden Gallery

Colorful, energetic acrylic paintings tell stories about tough social and personal moments, and challenge viewers to ask themselves: Why?

September 9—September 27, 2013, weekdays

Augusta Savage Gallery

Du Bois in Our Time is a landmark exhibition that focuses on the intersection of art and the major issues of our time, centered on the legacy of W.E.B. Du Bois.

September 10—December 8, 2013, Sun/Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri/Sat
This event does NOT occur on:
November 28—December 1

University Museum of Contemporary Art

Why Guantanamo? introduces visitors to the full story of Guantanamo – as a Cuban city, a U.S. military base, a humanitarian refugee center, and a controversial prison where suspected terrorists have been incarcerated, sometimes tortured, and often held without a trial or even legal counsel.

September 11—October 9, 2013, weekdays 11:00 am-4:00 pm
September 15—October 6, 2013, Sundays 1:00 pm-4:00 pm

Herter Art Gallery

In a collaborative effort, The UMass Student Farming Enterprise, The UMass Permaculture Initiative, and UMass Gardenshare, are all coming together to organize a weekly farmers market on the lawn of Goodell Hall.

September 13—November 22, 2013, Fridays 12:00 pm-4:00 pm

Goodell Hall, Lawn

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

Featuring UMass music faculty members Eric Berlin, trumpet; Greg Spiridopoulos, trombone; and Ludmila Krasin, piano.

September 15, 2013
8:00 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

The Office of Family Resources Dinner On Us series offers parents an opportunity to learn more about themselves while acquiring new approaches to raising children who are responsible, respectful and resourceful.

September 16—December 2, 2013, Mondays 5:30 pm-7:30 pm
This event does NOT occur on:
October 14, November 11

Student Union

One of the most influential political films in history, The Battle of Algiers, by Italian director Gillo Pontecorvo, vividly re-creates a key year in the tumultuous Algerian struggle for independence from the occupying French in the 1950s.

September 16, 2013
7:00 pm

Commonwealth Honors College Building, 160A

Make your voice heard! Vote for your House Council, Area Government and SGA Senate members online on Campus Pulse.

September 17—September 19, 2013


Technology pervades all aspects of our lives.

September 17, 2013
4:00 pm-5:00 pm

Hasbrouck Hall, 138

The UMass Dance Team is looking for some new dancers to be a part of this team! If you missed auditions in the spring, this is your last chance to join this dedicated and hard-working team this year! 

September 17—September 18, 2013 7:00 pm-10:00 pm

Curry Hicks Cage

Single Project/Event applications are due by noon today. 

September 18, 2013
12:00 pm

Curry Hicks, 10

The Minutemen, under the helm of Coach Sam Koch, take on Fairfield.

September 18, 2013
3:30 pm

Recreation Center

The Department of Political Science presents the annual Dean Alfange Jr Lecture in American Constitutionalism.

September 18, 2013
4:00 pm

Campus Center, Amherst Room, 10th floor

“Guantanamo: An American History,” with Jonathan Hansen, lecturer in social studies at Harvard University.  

September 18, 2013
4:00 pm

Herter Hall, 601

Alumni from the Center for Public Policy and Administration will discuss their experiences working on education issues is the city of Springfield.

September 19, 2013
1:00 pm-2:30 pm

Campus Center, 911-15

Whether you are preparing to climb the corporate ladder, backpack around the world, or start your own company, Jon’s approach to achieving a successful and balanced career are worth hearing.

September 19, 2013
2:30 pm-4:00 pm

Computer Science Building, 150/151

Head coach Ed Matz leads the Minutewomen into action against Brown. 

September 19, 2013
4:00 pm

Rudd Field

Stellan Vinthagen presents The 4 Dimensions of Nonviolent Action: A Sociological Perspective.

September 19, 2013
4:00 pm

Campus Center, 904-08

Dr. Christine Olson conducts research and extension-outreach programs focused on the nutritional concerns of women and children. 

September 19, 2013
4:00 pm

Campus Center, 917

Alumnus Alan R. Ahlstrom has over twenty years of professional experience in Landscape Architecture and over ten years  of work in design and related construction fields

September 19, 2013
4:00 pm-5:00 pm

Hills North, 105

In celebration of Latin@ Heritage Month, the Latin American Cultural Center and the Center for Multicultural Advancement and Student Success is proud to present Teatro Milagro's touring production of FRIDA KAHLO ...

September 19, 2013
7:00 pm-8:30 pm

Student Union Ballroom

This group will provide a space for women to build a supportive network and to discuss issues that are particular to women in various stages of the dissertation process.

September 20—October 9, 2013

New Africa House

Amherst has a history of creative genius and a poetic legacy like no other.

September 20—September 28, 2013

Downtown Amherst
“An Audacious Act: How a High School Dropout Helped Educate America,” a radio documentary about the Morrill Act and the creation of land-grant universities, will premiere on New England Public Radio.

September 21, 2013

On the radio and online
Are you ALL IN for UMass Football? Bring your friends and family to the pre-game celebrations as the Football Tailgate Tent tradition returns! Join us under the tent in front of Patriot Place for a tailgate barbeque with a cash bar, entertainment and giveaways.

September 21, 2013
9:00 am

Gillette Stadium

Holyoke Bound is a day-long orientation for students who will be working or volunteering in Holyoke.

September 21, 2013
10:00 am-4:00 pm

Peck Full Service Community School
Head Coach Charley Molnar leads the Minutemen into action against Vanderbilt.

September 21, 2013
12:00 pm

Gillette Stadium

Exhibit, Alumni Reception and DinnerThe Department of Landscape Architecture & Regional Planning invites you to a LARP alumni night and the only U.S.

September 21, 2013
5:00 pm

Gateway City Arts