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.
December 5, 2017
Relax with a snack by making your own trail mix. 

December 5, 2017
11:00 am-5:00 pm

Student Union, 314

The College of Nursing is delighted to present the following talk by Dr. Carrie-Ellen Briere: "Human Milk Stem Cells: A Research Trajectory in Breastfeeding Protection and Promotion." This research focuses on the bioactive components of human milk, specifically stem cells.

December 5, 2017
11:30 am-12:30 pm

Skinner Hall, 101

Join us for the last International Scholars Forum of the semester to discuss the peculiarities of the American grading system and share strategies for surviving the end of the semester.

December 5, 2017
1:00 pm-2:30 pm

Goodell Hall, 301 Conference Room

In this presentation, Jennifer Hansen-Glucklich, assistant professor of German from the University of Mary Washington, will discuss ways in which three museums commemorate the Holocaust: Yad Vashem in Jerusalem; the Jewish Museum Berlin; and the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, D.C.

December 5, 2017
2:30 pm

Herter Hall, 227

Nobel Peace Prize recipient Richard Moyes will discuss the role of states and civil society in framing issues of concern and in developing legal responses. It will focus on the tensions and uncertainties that form part of the lived experience of that work - but that often get lost in formal narratives and histories.

December 5, 2017
4:00 pm-6:00 pm

Peggi Clouston, associate professor in the department of environmental conservation, discusses “Why Wood? High-Tech Timber in the UMass Design Building.”

December 5, 2017
4:00 pm

Hasbrouck Hall, 111

Activist Timmon Wallis speaks on “Eliminate Nuclear Weapons Before They Eliminate Us. Taking Local Action to Support a Global Treaty.”

December 5, 2017
4:00 pm-6:30 pm

Integrated Sciences Building, 145

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

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
This event does NOT occur on:
October 10, October 12, November 1, November 21—November 23

Campus Center - Marriott Center, 1101

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 African Francophone Film Festival serves as a vehicle to engender confidence in individuals interested in experiencing cinema of the French speaking African continent and the French speaking African Diaspora. 

November 14, 2017 5:30 pm-9:00 pm
November 21, 2017 5:30 pm-9:00 pm
November 28, 2017 5:30 pm-9:00 pm
December 5, 2017 5:30 pm-9:00 pm
December 12, 2017 5:30 pm-9:00 pm

Malcolm X Cultural Center, and Yuri Kochiyama Cultural Center

University Health Services is recommending that students at the highest risk of contracting meningoccocal disease, including all undergraduates, receive serogroup B vaccinations.

November 30—December 1, 2017 12:00 pm-6:00 pm
December 4—December 5, 2017 12:00 pm-6:00 pm

Student Union, Cape Cod Lounge

Once again, Information Technology is conducting a toy drive to benefit Baystate Children’s Hospital in Springfield.

December 4—December 15, 2017, weekdays 9:00 am-5:00 pm

All Campus