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.
September 15, 2016
Professor Jamal Greene, Dwight Professor of Law at Columbia Law School, will speak on "Rights as Trumps: A Reappraisal" when he presents the annual Dean Alfange, Jr. Distinguished Lecture on American Constitutionalism.

September 15, 2016
4:00 pm-7:00 pm

Campus Center, Amherst Room

Five panelists from across the Five Colleges and the Pioneer Valley will discuss photography's relationship with the book.  

September 15, 2016
4:00 pm-6:00 pm

Library, W.E.B. Du Bois, Lower Level

“Women in Science: The Stories Are All Around Us,” a year-long exhibit opens at the ISB Atrium.

September 15, 2016
4:00 pm

Integrated Sciences Building, 221

The Block Party is Amherst's signature event that brings students, residents and visitors to downtown for an incredible evening with music, dancing, food and more.

September 15, 2016
5:00 pm-9:00 pm

Downtown Amherst
The staff of the Latin American Cultural Center (LACC) welcomes new and returning students to learn about our programs and ways to connect with the Latin diaspora on campus.

September 15, 2016
5:30 pm-6:30 pm

Hampden Dining Commons

Music includes works written for Tala Rasa and featuring James Beauton, Brendan Betyn and Steven Wulff. 

September 15, 2016
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

The work of photojournalist Diana Mara Henry spans four decades of political, social, and cultural change in America. 

August 31—January 13, 2017
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November 24, December 24—January 2, January 8

Library, W.E.B. Du Bois, Lower Level & Floor 25

“The Weight of Air” is a cross-disciplinary, multi-media exhibition by photographer, videographer, and imaging specialist James Gehrt.

September 13—October 6, 2016, Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri 1:00 pm-6:00 pm
September 11—October 2, 2016, Sundays 2:00 pm-5:00 pm

Hampden Gallery

House Council executive board candidates are encouraged to use this time to get to know residents of your cluster and tell them why they should vote for you.

September 13—September 18, 2016 1:00 am-11:59 pm

All Campus

Idea Jams offer students the opportunity to get good ideas out in the open and recruit the help they need to bring these ideas to life.

September 13—September 15, 2016 7:00 pm-9:00 pm

Integrative Learning Center, S311

Both artist/photographers were tasked with the challenge of choosing  twenty-five portraits from each others oeuvre.

September 14—October 14, 2016, weekdays 11:00 am-4:00 pm
September 18—October 9, 2016, Sundays 1:00 pm-4:00 pm
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October 10

Herter Art Gallery

You may be eligible for a research study on Epstein-Barr virus, the virus that causes mono.

September 20—October 11, 2016, Tuesdays 5:30 pm-8:00 pm
September 21—October 12, 2016, Wednesdays 8:00 am-4:00 pm
September 15—October 13, 2016, Thursdays 5:30 pm-8:00 pm

University Health Services
This exhibition presents the history of Cobra through paintings, sculpture, prints and primary documents by artists such as Asger Jorn, Pierre Alechinsky, Karel Appel, Constant and Corneille. 

September 15—November 20, 2016, Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri 11:00 am-4:30 pm
September 15—November 20, 2016, weekends 2:00 pm-5:00 pm
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November 11

University Museum of Contemporary Art, 35