September 22, 2014
The public is invited to witness sunrise and sunset associated with the autumnal equinox among the standing stones of the UMass Amherst Sunwheel.

September 22, 2014


The Symposium publicly launches the Drug Policy Archive within the Special Collections and University Archives (SCUA). Dr. Melanie Dreher, former Dean of the College of Nursing, is the keynote speaker. 

September 22, 2014
10:00 am-5:00 pm

Campus Center - Marriott Center, 11th floor

Please join us for the first CPPA Faculty Colloquium talk of the academic year. Professor M.V. Lee Badgett (economics) will present her recent research in a talk titled "From the County Clerk to the World Bank: Internationalizing the Economic Cost of Homophobia and Transphobia."

September 22, 2014
12:15 pm-1:15 pm

Thompson Hall, 620


September 22, 2014
4:00 pm

Thompson Hall, 519

 Jeffrey Wasserstrom is Chancellor’s Professor of History at the University of California, Irvine, where he also serves as the Editor of the Journal of Asian Studies and holds a courtesy position in the Law School.

September 22, 2014
4:00 pm-6:00 pm

Herter Hall, 301

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September 22, 2014
5:30 pm-6:30 pm

Integrated Sciences Building, Atrium

This workshop will explore ways families construct identity and how one constructs one’s own identity via family dynamics.  By using Orange is the New Black, this workshop seeks to address how family is related to perspectives of race, gender, sexuality, and class.

September 22, 2014
6:00 pm-7:30 pm

Malcolm X Cultural Center

A turning point in Orange Is The New Black is when Piper Kerman realizes that her own actions are closely linked to the drug addiction that is destroying the lives of some of the women she meets in prison.

September 22, 2014
6:00 pm-7:30 pm

Mary Lyon Hall, Classroom

The Student Union Craft Center cordially invites all students in the graduate and post-graduate communities to our Open House.

September 22, 2014
6:00 pm-8:00 pm

Student Union, SU Craft Center

As part of the UMass Amherst Outdoor Summer Arts Project, New York-based artist Jennifer Williams created two 12-feet by 24-feet banners for the south facade of the Fine Arts Center building.

August 1—December 7, 2014 6:00 am-11:00 pm

Fine Arts Center, FAC south facade

It is with great pleasure that Herter Art Gallery presents, John Grillo: Six Decades, Paintings Prints and Drawings, from 1945-2005, a survey exhibition tracing the formal and conceptual evolution of the artist's expansive oeuvre across a period of sixty years.

September 11—October 10, 2014, weekdays 11:00 am-4:00 pm
September 14—October 5, 2014, Sundays 1:00 pm-4:00 pm

Herter Art Gallery

Deep in the Hole examines a wide range of experiences of imprisonment including political prisoners, conscientious objectors in WWII, the war on drugs and marijuana decriminalization, psychiatric confinement, and the role of controversial activism and publications.

September 17—January 21, 2015
This event does NOT occur on:
November 26—November 28, November 27, December 25, December 30—January 1

Learning Commons in W.E.B. Du Bois Library

Over the course of several days, the artist Craig Colorusso will place Sun Boxes in public places around the UMass Amherst campus where they will emit sounds generated by sunlight.

September 22—September 26, 2014 6:00 am-7:00 pm

All Campus

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 22—December 1, 2014, Mondays 5:30 pm-7:30 pm
This event does NOT occur on:
October 13, October 20

Student Union, Cape Cod Lounge