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 12, 2017
Representatives from the Johnson & Johnson Innovation, Boston will be at the Institute for Applied Life Sciences to provide an overview of Johnson & Johnson Innovation goals and mission, highlighting how we interact with the entrepreneurial community through our Innovation Center, JLABS, JJDC, JBD and other initiatives.

October 12, 2017
10:30 am-1:00 pm

3rd Floor Life Science Laboratories
Join us for an afternoon reception focused on how Core Facilities can help you and your company advance its mission in an effective, efficient way.

October 12, 2017
1:00 pm-4:30 pm

Life Science Laboratories, 3rd floor

Kimberly Noble, associate professor of neuroscience and education at Columbia University, will speak on the implications of socioeconomic inequality on children's brain development.

October 12, 2017
1:00 pm-2:00 pm

Join us for the third annual Central Area Block Party. Enjoy free carnival food, DJ, crafts and activities.

October 12, 2017
3:30 pm-6:00 pm

New Africa House

Come learn about the undergraduate certificate and meet other Five College students and faculty interested in reproductive justice issues.

October 12, 2017
6:00 pm-7:30 pm

Herter Hall

The United States is at war in Afghanistan, Iraq, and Syria, and U.S. leaders have threatened war in North Korea, Iran, and Venezuela. Fears of deportation, white supremacist violence, police violence, climate change-related disaster, and economic insecurity have heightened anxieties among vulnerable populations. 

October 12, 2017
6:30 pm-8:30 pm

Goodell Hall, Bernie Dallas Room

Erin O’Brien, chair of the political science department at UMass Boston, will facilitate a conversation about the inherent complexities and contradictions in New England political life over the past two centuries—from early democratic reforms to late twentieth-century witch-hunts, and the entrenched inequalities of today.

October 12, 2017
7:00 pm

Jones Library, Woodbury Room
Poet and essayist Ocean Vuong is the author of Night Sky With Exit Wounds, winner of the Whiting Award, finalist for the Kate Tufts Discovery Award, and a New York Times Top 10 Book of 2016.

October 12, 2017
8:00 pm

Memorial Hall

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
This event does NOT occur on:
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
This event does NOT occur on:
November 18—November 19, November 23, November 25

Science and Engineering Library

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
This event does NOT occur on:
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

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

Come see a financial aid counselor to address your FAFSA concerns.

October 5—December 7, 2017, Thursdays 2:15 pm-4:15 pm
January 25—April 26, 2018, Thursdays 2:15 pm-4:15 pm
This event does NOT occur on:
November 23, March 15

Wilder Hall, 005

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