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 27, 2017
This year’s Wikipedia Edit-A-Thon will seek to create and improve Wikipedia entries on Black and militant women suffragists. This event is open to the public.

October 27, 2017
10:00 am-3:00 pm

Library, W.E.B. Du Bois, 1920

Shannon Roberts, assistant professor of industrial engineering in the Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, will present her research on  driving safety.

October 27, 2017
11:00 am-12:00 pm

Integrative Learning Center, N111

A Sustainability Scavenger Hunt is being held in honor of Campus Sustainability Month.

October 27, 2017
12:00 pm-4:00 pm

This event takes place all over campus, but our "home base" will be a table at the Student Farmer's Market on Goodell Lawn
Field Hockey vs Richmond

October 27, 2017
12:00 pm

Gladchuk Field

This paper examines the layers of secrecy in Alanis Morissette’s song “Your House,” which was hidden on her 1995 album Jagged Little Pill, tucked at the end of an unlisted track, after an uncredited reprise of an earlier track, following a minute of silence.

October 27, 2017
2:30 pm-3:30 pm

Old Chapel, Conference Room

Join Five College activists to learn about Raise Up MA, a campaign to collect signatures for $15 minimum wage and paid family medical leave ballot questions in next year's election.Brenda Kennedy Davies, a local activist, will lead us through the in's and out's of the issues, tough questions, and how to collect signatures.We need people power to make this possible! 120,000 signatures by the end of November is what it's going to take.

October 27, 2017
4:00 pm-5:00 pm

UMass Hillel
Celebrate Halloween at the oldest house in Amherst and enjoy a special buffet style dinner. 

October 27, 2017
6:00 pm

University Club

Hockey vs. Merrimack

October 27, 2017
7:00 pm

Mullins Center

Guest speaker Herut Admasu is coming to UMass Hillel to discuss the Ethiopian Jewish holiday of Sigd, her family’s story, and the history of the Ethiopian community and their life today in Israel. A complimentary kosher Ethiopian dinner will be served.

October 27, 2017
7:15 pm

UMass Hillel
The department of music and dance presents guest artists Nathan Jorgensen, saxophone, and Aaron Ragsdale, percussion.

October 27, 2017
8:00 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital 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

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
This event does NOT occur on:
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

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

NEW! Contest deadline extended to November 6.

October 16—November 6, 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

Free screening of "Girls Trip."

October 27, 2017 8:00 pm-10:00 pm
October 29, 2017 8:00 pm-10:00 pm

Student Union, Cape Cod Lounge