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.
October 18, 2016
Charlana Y. Simmons of Student Success and Diversity in the College of Natural Sciences will discuss the state of diversity in STEM at UMass, providing details about the enrollment, persistence and success of students from diverse backgrounds in STEM.

October 18, 2016
4:00 pm

Hasbrouck Hall

Professor Donald Fisher of the Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering will present his talk, “The Eyes Have It: A Window into the Mind.” 

October 18, 2016
4:00 pm

Goodell Hall, Bernie Dallas Room

Over 3.1 billion people rely on inefficient fuels to meet their daily cooking needs. The resulting scourge of household air pollution kills over four million people annually. 

October 18, 2016
5:30 pm

Herter Hall, 231

The UMass Amherst Campus and Community Coalition to Reduce High-Risk Drinking (CCC) presents "Visioning a Vibrant and Safe Nightlife Locally: It's Your Turn to Speak Up!" 

October 18, 2016
6:30 pm-8:30 pm

Panelists discuss Question 2, which would authorize the approval of up to 12 new charter schools or enrollment expansions in existing charter schools by the state Board of Elementary and Secondary Education per year.

October 18, 2016
7:00 pm-9:00 pm

Integrative Learning Center, N151

Jazz Ensemble I and Chapel Jazz Ensemble perform under the direction of Jeffrey W. Holmes and Felipe Salles.

October 18, 2016
7:30 pm

Bowker Auditorium

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

Richard II and King John: Class will examine conflicting loyalties in emerging nationhood. 

September 13—November 8, 2016, Tuesdays 7:00 pm
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October 11

Arthur F. Kinney Center for Interdisciplinary Renaissance Studies

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

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

You've waited all year for this. Submit your best photos of UMass Amherst to Instagram with the hashtag #UMassFallPhoto — three winners will each receive Amazon gift cards.

October 11—October 31, 2016



October 12—November 9, 2016, Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri 1:00 pm-6:00 pm
October 16—November 6, 2016, Sundays 2:00 pm-5:00 pm

Hampden Gallery

You are encouraged to apply to be the 2017 Undergraduate Student Commencement Speaker to share your thoughts as a graduating senior and have a lead role in the Undergraduate Commencement Ceremony.

October 18—February 7, 2017


Senior portrait and professional portrait opportunities are available through Ultimate Exposures®.

October 18—October 20, 2016 10:00 am-4:00 pm

Campus Center, 917

This interactive workshop is aimed at participants across all disciplines who seek effective and practical teaching strategies that foster motivation in their classrooms across diverse students. 

October 18, 2016, Tuesdays 1:00 pm-2:30 pm
October 25, 2016, Tuesdays 1:00 pm-2:30 pm

Campus Center, 805-09