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October 5, 2016
Sleepless at UMass? Find out how changing your sleep can change your life.

October 5, 2016
1:00 pm-3:00 pm

Student Union Ballroom

Rob DeConto of UMass Amherst will speak about “The future fate of the Greenland and Antarctic Ice Sheets and implications for New England.” DeConto's talk is part of “Engaging Stakeholders in Climate Adaptation,” a webinar series presented by The Northeast Climate Science Center. 

October 5, 2016
3:30 pm-4:30 pm

Morrill Science Center, 134

Paper presentation by Belinda Archibong of Barnard College.

October 5, 2016
4:00 pm

Thompson Hall, 9th Floor Conference Room

David Gruender of the Boston Symphony Orchestra will be presenting a Renaissance Wednesday Lecture titled “Monteverdi and the Birth of Opera.”

October 5, 2016
4:00 pm

The Massachusetts Center for Interdisciplinary Renaissance Studies
Michael Greenberg will give the Fall Sinauer Associates Distinguished Scientist Lecture on "Signaling networks that control synapse development and cognitive function.”

October 5, 2016
4:00 pm

Integrative Learning Center, 151

The History Department's Feinberg Family Distinguished Lecture Series presents a lecture by longtime civil rights attorney Flint Taylor.

October 5, 2016
4:30 pm

Herter Hall, Annex 231

Lauren Berger, the founder and CEO of, explains how to unlock the secrets to landing the internship that can start your career.

October 5, 2016
5:00 pm

Rebecca Spencer, associate professor Psychological and Brain Sciences and director of the graduate program in neuroscience, explains what sleep does for you, what happens when you don’t get enough and how to overcome sleep challenges.

October 5, 2016
5:00 pm-7:00 pm

Campus Center, 804-805

Japanese artist/dancer Takao Kawaguchi re-creates the person of the legendary Butoh dancer Kazuo Ohno through his personal interpretation of Ohno's masterworks.

October 5, 2016
7:30 pm

Bowker Auditorium

Noa Even and Phil Pierick, saxophones, perform music by Kate Soper, David Coll, Felipe Lara and others.

October 5, 2016
8:15 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

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

This semester-long film series points us in fresh cinematic directions with a diverse array of contemporary films directed by women of Arab and Asian heritage.

September 14—November 9, 2016, Wednesdays 7:00 pm-10:00 pm

Isenberg School of Management, 137 (Flavin Family Auditorium)

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

The Marriott Meals is a core course within the HTM program in which students have the opportunity to manage the restaurant with a team of student employees. All meals are attentively managed, prepared and served by students.

September 20—December 14, 2016, Tue/Wed/Thu
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October 11—October 13, October 25, November 16, November 22—November 25, December 15

Campus Center - Marriott Center, 1101

This exhibition showcases projects from the Department of Architecture’s Spring 2016 Graduate Design IV studio at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. The focus of the studio was to develop students’ skills in designing innovative, wood-constructed, mixed-use sustainable buildings.

September 22—October 21, 2016 10:00 am-6:00 pm

Want to be part of the next generation of leaders in science and technology? Join fellow science majors in a program that tackles real-world problems through interdisciplinary team work: The Integrated Concentration in Science Program!

September 30—October 11, 2016


Zero Bey, former hip-hop rapper, U.S. Army veteran of two foreign wars, and peace and justice educator, presents a body of explosive paintings that deconstruct American racial narratives.

October 3—October 18, 2016, Mon/Tue 1:00 pm-7:10 pm
October 5—October 20, 2016, Wed/Thu/Fri 1:00 pm-5:10 pm
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October 10

Augusta Savage Gallery