In accordance with Massachusetts regulations, capacity limits and other restrictions are in effect for in-person campus events. Please see Campus Event Guidance for Spring 2021 for more details.
October 11, 2017
Feeling stressed? Stop by the Paws Program event to pet some dogs and relax.

October 11, 2017
11:00 am-1:30 pm

Student Union Ballroom and the W.E.B. Du Bois Library
Inclusive classrooms require that faculty can effectively facilitate discussions about issues related to diversity and social justice. In this workshop, participants will learn the “Straight A’s Model” for facilitating conversations on diversity issues and will briefly practice each component of the model.  

October 11, 2017
11:15 am-1:00 pm

Campus Center, 803

Join Chancellor Kumble R. Subbaswamy for the 13th annual Faculty Convocation.

October 11, 2017
2:00 pm

Campus Center Auditorium

Big inventions can serve as the foundations for successful start-up companies, but not all can. This talk will provide guidance on how to start thinking about products, markets, customers and profits, and how to find additional information that can help you decide about starting a company.

October 11, 2017
4:00 pm-5:00 pm

Life Science Laboratories, LSL2 S330

Join the political science department to celebrate the book launch of Jamie Rowen, assistant professor of legal studies. Her new book is titled "Searching for the Truth in the Transitional Justice Movement."

October 11, 2017
4:00 pm

Amherst Books
Alumna Bridget Marshall discusses "Witch Trials in Western Mass" as part of the Renaissance Wednesday lecture series.

October 11, 2017
4:00 pm-5:00 pm

Arthur F. Kinney Center for Interdisiplinary Renaissance Studies
Joseph S. Takahashi, chairman of the neuroscience department at the University of Texas Southwestern, will deliver the fall Sinauer Associates Lecture “The 24-hour Clock in our DNA.”

October 11, 2017
4:00 pm

Integrative Learning Center, S240

Julie Posselt's research examines institutionalized inequalities in higher education and organizational efforts aimed at reducing inequities and encouraging diversity.

October 11, 2017
4:00 pm

Goodell Hall, Bernie Dallas Room

Acclaimed artist Fred Wilson has created a diverse range of work that challenges assumptions of history, culture and race. 

October 11, 2017
5:30 pm-7:00 pm

Integrative Learning Center, 151

The department of music and dance presents "Voices of Inspiration", a faculty concert featuring Romie de Guise-Langlois, clarinet, Jamie-Rose Guarrine, soprano, Edward Arron, cello, and guest Jeewon Park, piano.

October 11, 2017
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

New Asia Cinema 2017: Fashion. The 13th annual installment of this semester-long international series explores the complexities of costume and spectacle, style and identity, creativity and subversion, and labor and consumerism.

September 6—December 6, 2017, Wednesdays 7:30 pm-10:00 pm
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November 22

Isenberg School of Management, 137 (Flavin Family Auditorium)

In a tradition of hosting challenging exhibitions organized by student curators, the UMCA presents an exhibition of African art drawn from the collection of Charles Derby, a UMass alumnus who has been collecting since the 1970s alongside an exhibition of painted flags of Africa by the renowned African American artist Fred Wilson. 

September 27—December 10, 2017, Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri 11:00 am-4:30 pm
September 27—December 10, 2017, weekends 2:00 pm-5:00 pm
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November 11, November 18—November 26

University Museum of Contemporary Art

The UMass Amherst Libraries hosts an exhibition of photos, “¡Hola Cuba!: Travel Photography by Carol Pike.” 

September 5—December 15, 2017
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November 18—November 19, November 23, November 25

Science and Engineering Library

Marriott Meals gives Hospitality and Tourism Management students  a competitive advantage within this experiential learning class.

September 26—December 6, 2017, Tue/Wed/Thu 11:45 am-12:30 pm
September 26—December 6, 2017, Tue/Wed 5:45 pm-6:30 pm
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October 10, October 12, November 1, November 21—November 23

Campus Center - Marriott Center, 1101

The Center for Women and Community offers numerous free support groups in a safe and confidential environment.  CWC is now taking registration for the fall semester.

October 1—October 13, 2017


The exhibit showcases items curated from Steindl-Rast’s recent donation of correspondence, photographs, writings, audio/visual recordings, art, and publications. 

October 1—January 31, 2018
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November 23, December 23—December 25, December 28—January 1, January 6—January 7, January 14

Library, W.E.B. Du Bois

Experience DISmantel by M.F.A Dave Hannon. The show is a conglomeration of work from his previous Thesis Exhibition, Mantle as well as live operation by the artist. The reception will be held on Oct. 19th from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. 

October 2—October 20, 2017 10:00 am-5:00 pm

Student Union Art Gallery

Let's dialogue on intersecting values of culture and leadership across the African Diaspora.

October 4—November 15, 2017, Wednesdays 5:00 pm-6:00 pm

Malcolm X Cultural Center

The photographs featured in "Soviet Russia in Black and White" were taken by staff in the American Relief Administration during the famine of 1921 in Soviet Russia.

October 5—October 24, 2017, Mon/Tue 1:00 pm-7:00 pm
October 11—October 27, 2017, Wed/Thu/Fri 1:00 pm-5:00 pm

Augusta Savage Gallery

Using False Color images that map entire color palettes relative to the spread of given data points, engineers, scientists and designers are able to see through walls, evaluate temperatures and examine gradations of stress and strain deep inside a structural member. 

October 8—October 28, 2017 9:00 am-4:00 pm

Olver Design Building, Gallery