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October 20, 2017
In this lively interactive presentation, acclaimed performance group Theater Delta will use audience engagement, scripted scenarios, and improvisation to offer solutions to typical mentoring problems encountered by faculty.

October 20, 2017
10:00 am-11:30 am

Student Union, Cape Cod Lounge

Amit Schejter, professor at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev in Israel and Pennsylvania State University, presents from his new book "A Justice-Based Approach for New Media Policy: In the Paths of Righteousness" (Palgrave, 2017).

October 20, 2017
12:00 pm-1:00 pm

Integrative Learning Center, Communication Hub, 3rd Floor

The Building and Construction Technology program and our NAHB* student group are organizing a job fair for the first time in fall 2017 for jobs in construction, project management, green building, materials, building systems, and related fields.

October 20, 2017
12:00 pm-4:00 pm

Olver Design Building, 170

"The Mensural Ambivalence of Repeat Signs in Early Music," by Megan Kaes-Long, discusses the different evidence for minim displacement in the midcentury Villanella and the late 16th century Balletto and Canazonetta and how they reflect changing mensural priorities.

October 20, 2017
2:30 pm-3:30 pm

Fine Arts Center, 365

Field Hockey vs Saint Joseph's

October 20, 2017
3:00 pm

Gladchuk Field

Experience the new facilities of the recently opened South College.

October 20, 2017
4:00 pm

South College

Kick off the weekend with fellow engineering alumni at the College of Engineering Homecoming Reception.

October 20, 2017
4:30 pm

Campus Center, Marriott Center, 11th Floor

Celebrating its 7th year, the Center for Multicultural Advancement and Student Success (CMASS) is excited to welcome alumni back to campus.

October 20, 2017
4:30 pm-6:30 pm

Wilder Hall, 102

The Building and Construction Technology (BCT) program is hosting an alumni and friends reception in the Design Building Commons right after the BCT Fall 2017 Job Fair. This reception is a great opportunity to network with fellow BCT (or BMATWT, our former name) alumni and current students.

October 20, 2017
4:30 pm-6:30 pm

Olver Design Building, Commons

Join fellow band alumni, parents, and friends before Multibands to enjoy great company, drinks and hors d’oeuvres.

October 20, 2017
5:30 pm-7:30 pm

Old Chapel

Hockey vs. Ohio State

October 20, 2017
7:00 pm

Mullins Center

The Department of Music and Dance presents the 43rd Annual Multiband Pops Concert, produced and coordinated by Jeffrey W. Holmes.

October 20, 2017
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Concert Hall

Mission: IMPROVable is UMass's premiere short-form improv comedy troupe.

October 20, 2017
8:00 pm-9:00 pm

Herter Hall, 231

Students and alumni take the stage to perform original works of poetry in celebration of the spoken word and self-expression.

October 20, 2017
8:00 pm

Campus Center 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

Enjoy great conversation with students and UMass community members over free coffee, tea and tasty snacks.

September 6, 2017 4:00 pm-5:00 pm
September 19, 2017 4:00 pm-5:00 pm
October 5, 2017 4:00 pm-5:00 pm
October 20, 2017 4:00 pm-5:00 pm
November 3, 2017 4:00 pm-5:00 pm
November 14, 2017 4:00 pm-5:00 pm
November 29, 2017 4:00 pm-5:00 pm
December 11, 2017 4:00 pm-5:00 pm

Campus Center, Blue Wall

Open to the UMass Amherst campus community • No cash payment needed • Bring your insurance ID card

October 5—December 7, 2017, Thu/Fri
October 14, 2017, Saturdays
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October 12, November 16, November 23—November 24, November 30

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

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

"Walking on Rock and Water," crafted by Rhonda Smith, presents large abstract paintings inspired by the ancient relationship between rock and water. The exhibit reception will be held on Sunday, Oct. 15th, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.

October 15—November 3, 2017 1:00 pm-6:00 pm

Hampden Gallery

"On Hands and Knees," by Laurie M. Goddard, presents encaustic and mixed media works created from real and imaginary game boards. The exhibit reception will be held Sunday, Oct. 15th, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.  

October 15—November 3, 2017 1:00 pm-6:00 pm

Hampden Gallery

(East) German filmmaker Peter Kahane will present his films at UMass and the Five College area during the week of Oct 16 – 20.

October 16—October 20, 2017

NEW! Contest deadline extended to November 6.

October 16—November 6, 2017

All Campus

Make plans for Homecoming: Oct.

October 19—October 21, 2017

All Campus

Herter Art Gallery hosts exhibitions featuring new work by art department faculty Shona Macdonald and Shane Mecklenburger.

October 19—November 16, 2017 11:00 am-4:00 pm
October 22—November 16, 2017, Sundays 1:00 pm-4:00 pm
This event does NOT occur on:
October 21—November 16, Saturdays

Herter Art Gallery, 125A Herter Annex

The Full Disclosure Festival combines the celebration of an outdoor fair with the excitement of a fringe theater festival while integrating exciting new ways of thinking and being in the world.

October 20—October 21, 2017

Downtown Amherst
Calling all students of all majors interested in greening the campus.

October 20, 2017 7:00 pm-12:00 am
October 21, 2017 8:00 am-7:00 pm

Herter Hall, 227 (Auditorium)

Free screening of "Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales." Popcorn and refreshments will be provided.

October 20, 2017 8:00 pm-10:00 pm
October 22, 2017 8:00 pm-10:00 pm

Student Union, Cape Cod Lounge