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.
November 17, 2016
Have fun and get motivated to quit tobacco with events marking the Great American Smokeout.

November 17, 2016
10:00 am-8:30 pm

All Campus

Postdoctoral researcher Özden Melis Uluğ speaks on “Solidarity is the kindness between peoples," an exploration of solidarity experiences among activists and academics for peace in Turkey.

November 17, 2016
12:00 pm-1:00 pm

Faculty are invited to come talk with colleagues about teaching, and stay after for dinner with family and friends. Creative teaching salons are informal conversations on creative teaching and active learning.

November 17, 2016
3:45 pm-5:00 pm

University Club

William Blomquist, professor of political science and adjunct professor of public and environmental affairs at Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis, speaks on "Notes from the Underground On the Role of Governance in Natural Resource Management."

November 17, 2016
4:00 pm

Integrative Learning Center, S231

Faculty and staff are invited to attend a reception with Eduardo Bonilla-Silva, professor of sociology at Duke University, prior to his public lecture.

November 17, 2016
4:30 pm-5:30 pm

Campus Center, Amherst Room, 10th floor

Please join us for a Trans Day of Remembrance Service to be a part of our community and remember with us the people we have lost and the legacy that our community has. Join us to remember the violence with which people were taken from our community, and the love we still have.

November 17, 2016
6:00 pm-7:00 pm

UMass Hillel
Duke University sociology professor Eduardo Bonilla-Silva will provide some ideas for how to reframe the agenda and the struggle for racial justice in historically white colleges and universities (HWCUs).   

November 17, 2016
6:30 pm

Student Union Ballroom

The Tower Run offers the opportunity to run the 440 steps of the Du Bois Library, from the Lower Level to Floor 26. Participants must register in advance by November 10.

November 17, 2016
7:00 pm-10:00 pm

Library, W.E.B. Du Bois, Lower Level to Floor 26

Come support your Minutemen as they take on Temple at the Mullins Center.

November 17, 2016
7:00 pm

Mullins Center

Euridice Ensembles Baroque Band, directed by Robert Eisenstein, performs Italian music for strings.

November 17, 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

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

A drop-in group for students of color facilitated by Michelle Youngblood of CMASS and Linda Scott, CCPH

September 22—December 15, 2016, Thursdays 4:00 pm-5:30 pm
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November 24

Wilder Hall, 102

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


Donate a new stuffed bear to help the Student Alumni Association (SAA) Teddy Bear Drive.  SAA will give bears to local children in need this holiday season.

November 1—November 30, 2016

Memorial Hall (Next to Old Chapel)
Join a research study and earn $25 compensation for each study visit.

October 31—November 17, 2016

University Health Services (UHS), South Clinic

Residence Education believes that the Resident Assistant (RA) position is one of the most crucial student leadership positions within the university.

November 1—November 29, 2016 12:00 am-12:00 pm


UHS offers flu vaccination for UMass Amherst students, and for faculty, staff and students' dependents whose primary care provider is at the health center.

November 10, 2016 3:30 pm-6:30 pm
November 17, 2016 3:30 pm-6:30 pm
November 18, 2016 9:00 am-12:00 pm

From the battlefields of the US Civil War, to the trenches of the Somme and forts of Verdun, large-scale black and white photographs reveal our collective historical memory as it inhabits our landscape today. 

November 13—December 14, 2016 1:00 pm-6:00 pm
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November 14—December 14, Mon/Sat, November 24

Hampden Gallery

"A Point of View" is a collection of miniatures, full size paintings, objects and writings inspired by everyday people.

November 14—November 29, 2016 1:00 pm-7:00 pm
November 16—December 2, 2016, Wed/Thu/Fri 1:00 pm-5:00 pm
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November 21—November 25

Augusta Savage Gallery

The Humanities and Fine Arts Student Leadership Board is open to all students with an interest in the humanities or arts.

November 17—December 8, 2016, Thursdays 7:00 pm-8:00 pm

Dickinson, 10