Month of October 2018
Bring your lunch and laptop to University Communications and we can discuss specifics around issues or questions you have about your particular needs in Drupal.

June 28, 2018 12:00 pm-1:00 pm
August 10, 2018 12:00 pm-1:00 pm
September 14, 2018 12:00 pm-1:00 pm
October 12, 2018 12:00 pm-1:00 pm
November 9, 2018 12:00 pm-1:00 pm
December 14, 2018 12:00 pm-1:00 pm

Slobody Building, 101 University Drive, 301

Drupal is the open-source content management system widely used to build websites around UMass. This meeting is open to newcomers and not limited to members of the UMass community

September 6, 2018 2:00 pm
October 4, 2018 2:00 pm
November 1, 2018 2:00 pm
December 6, 2018 2:00 pm
January 3, 2019 2:00 pm

Integrated Sciences Building, 145, behind the first floor elevators

Thirteen artists and architects have created outdoor installations on the UMass Amherst campus and in the town of Amherst, connecting “town and gown” in innovative ways.

July 1—November 1, 2018

All Campus

Mindfulness for All is a drop in, eight-week series of one-hour sessions for all members of the UMass Amherst campus community.

October 2—November 27, 2018, Tuesdays 12:00 pm-1:00 pm
This event does NOT occur on:
November 20

Library, W.E.B. Du Bois, 2601

Following on the heels of the Summer of Love, 1968 seemed like a world apart. It was a year of social experimentation and optimism, but also a year of rebellion, assassination, political agitation, and violence. 

September 1—December 21, 2018
This event does NOT occur on:
November 22

Library, W.E.B. Du Bois, Lower Level and Floor 25

This is a weekly drop-in group for students who are coming out as lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, queer, intersex, or asexual and for students who are already out and looking for a place of support to talk about being LGBTQIA+.

September 5—April 24, 2019, Wednesdays 6:30 pm-8:00 pm

Wilder Hall, 102

Enjoy great conversation and meet new friends over free coffee, tea and tasty snacks.

September 6, 2018 4:00 pm-5:00 pm
September 19, 2018 4:00 pm-5:00 pm
October 1, 2018 4:00 pm-5:00 pm
October 18, 2018 4:00 pm-5:00 pm
November 6—November 6, 1969 4:00 pm-5:00 pm
November 26, 2018 4:00 pm-5:00 pm
December 11, 2018 4:00 pm-5:00 pm

Campus Center, Blue Wall, Light Court Room

Professional yoga instruction for the UMass Amherst campus community and beyond.

September 10—December 14, 2018, Mon/Wed 8:15 am-9:45 am
This event does NOT occur on:
October 8, November 12, November 19—November 21, December 31, January 21, February 18, April 15

Fine Arts Center, 204

This is a weekly drop-in group for UMass students who identify as trans or gender nonconforming.

September 11—April 30, 2019, Tuesdays 6:30 pm-8:00 pm

University Health Services (UHS), 302

At the start of 2017, longstanding political and social rifts in the United States created a sense of fear and anxiety on many campuses across the US. Our sense of a collective public purpose and our desire for an engaged democracy — so important to the public mission of UMass Amherst — were challenged in many ways. The “Building Bridges” project grew out of this key moment. 

September 12—December 7, 2018, Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri 11:00 am-4:30 pm
September 15—December 9, 2018, weekends 2:00 pm-5:00 pm
This event does NOT occur on:
November 18—November 25

University Museum of Contemporary Art

Awaken your inner creativity and learn to create  pieces of jewelry and Native  art using beads.  Materials and tools provided.

September 13—November 29, 2018, Thursdays 6:00 pm-8:00 pm
December 5, 2018, Wednesdays 6:00 pm-8:00 pm
This event does NOT occur on:
November 22

Josephine White Eagle Cultural Center

14th annual film festival, New Asia Cinema, presents: GLOBAL INDIGENOUS VISIONS

September 12—December 12, 2018, Wednesdays 7:30 pm-10:00 pm
This event does NOT occur on:
November 14, November 21

Isenberg School of Management, 137 (Flavin Family Auditorium)

What does it mean for the fields of art and math to intersect? This exhibition offers glimpses into the work of Pau Atela, a professor in the Department of Mathematics at Smith College, that show how bridges can indeed be built between these two worlds.

September 13—December 9, 2018, Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri 11:00 am-4:30 pm
September 15—December 9, 2018, weekends 2:00 pm-5:00 pm
This event does NOT occur on:
November 18—November 25

University Museum of Contemporary Art

The Concinnitas Portfolio comprises the contributions of ten mathematicians and physicists in response to the prompt to transcribe their "most beautiful mathematical expression." 

September 13—December 7, 2018, Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri 11:00 am-4:30 pm
September 15—December 9, 2018, weekends 2:00 pm-5:00 pm
This event does NOT occur on:
November 18—November 25

University Museum of Contemporary Art

All students, families, and community members can come in to meet with a Financial Aid Counselor for advice and FAFSA help. 

September 13—December 6, 2018, Thursdays 2:30 pm
This event does NOT occur on:
November 22

Wilder Hall, 005

The Food Bank of Western Massachusetts presents SNAP App Hours at UMass Amherst! Stop by to learn about the Supplemental Nutrition Program (SNAP), eligility, and the enrollment process.

September 14—October 19, 2018, Fridays 11:00 am-1:00 pm
This event does NOT occur on:
September 21, October 12

 

September 14—November 16, 2018, Fridays 12:00 pm-4:00 pm

Goodell Hall, Lawn

Throughout Murray’s career, her art process has traversed the terrain between the studio and interactive public collaboration. The content of her art is concerned with cultural and social issues.

September 16—October 7, 2018, Sundays 2:00 pm-5:00 pm
September 18—October 11, 2018, Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri 1:00 pm-8:00 pm

Hampden Gallery

This is the latest in a series of exhibitions that highlights the artwork of UMass Amherst Worker Artists.

September 24—December 27, 2018
This event does NOT occur on:
November 17—November 18, November 22, November 24, December 22—December 23, December 25

Science and Engineering Library

This program validates cultural knowledge and identity by providing a space for faculty and staff to share their stories with undergraduate students of similar backgrounds.  

September 24, 2018 7:00 pm-9:00 pm
October 22, 2018 7:00 pm-9:00 pm
November 5, 2018 7:00 pm-9:00 pm
December 3, 2018 7:00 pm-9:00 pm

Josephine White Eagle Cultural Center, Chadbourne Hall B-3

In 2007, the Marriott Center for Hospitality Management opened for its first active semester.

September 25—December 5, 2018, Tue/Wed
This event does NOT occur on:
October 9, November 14, November 20—November 21

Campus Center - Marriott Center, 1101

Enrich your knowledge of Latin American Countries! Each session, trivia questions will focus on the history, customs and traditions of a specific Latin American country.

September 25, 2018 8:00 pm-9:00 pm
October 9, 2018 8:00 pm-9:00 pm
October 23, 2018 8:00 pm-9:00 pm
November 6, 2018 8:00 pm-9:00 pm
December 4, 2018 8:00 pm-9:00 pm

Latin American Cultural Center

Would you like to win up to $2,000 towards your (or your student's) spring 2019 tuition and fees?

October 1—November 4, 2018

Online

James Manwell, professor of engineering and director of the UMass Amherst Wind Energy Center, speaks on "Offshore Wind and the World Transition to Renewable Energy."

October 1, 2018
12:15 pm-1:15 pm

Thompson Hall, 620

All members of UMass community are invited to attend an informal reception to celebrate UMass faculty and staff of color.

October 1, 2018
4:00 pm-5:30 pm

Campus Center, Marriott Room

An exploration of efforts to create intentional communities based on visions of more just and harmonious social relationships.

October 1, 2018
5:30 pm-7:00 pm

Student Union, Cape Cod Lounge

The Office of Equity and Inclusion invites you to join us for a screening of the documentary "Living Thinkers: An Autobiography of Black Women in the Ivory Tower," followed by panel discussion with the film's director Dr. Roxana Walker-Canton. 

October 1, 2018
6:00 pm

Integrative Learning Center, N151

Members from the famous Shoyeido Incense Company in Kyoto, Japan, will present an incense ceremony- a wondrous delight that holds the potential to both calm the mind as well as provide the opportunity to “communicate with the transcendent.” 

October 1, 2018
6:30 pm

Old Chapel, Great Hall

The Department of Music and Dance presents a guest artist concert by Michael Walker, horn.

October 1, 2018
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

Stephen Fan is a cofounder of InterAPD, a research/design collaborative working at the intersections of architecture, planning, and design.

October 2—October 26, 2018 9:00 am-5:00 pm

Olver Design Building, 180

Mexican printmaking gallery Estampa Galería is comprised of seven highly skilled artists dedicated to the promotion of contemporary graphic art of their capital city Oaxaca. On view are works on paper that display honor for animals, people and plants as well as symbolic tributes to spirituality.

October 2—October 24, 2018 1:00 pm

Augusta Savage Gallery

Curious to understand how all of our productions make sense within the bigger arc of a season? Join us for the second annual UMass Theater Kick-Off Celebration, where we'll serve up an amuse-bouche of theatrical experiences to whet your appetite for what's to come.

October 2, 2018
5:30 pm

Rand Theater

Stephen Fan is a cofounder of InterAPD, a research/design collaborative working at the intersections of architecture, planning, and design.

October 2, 2018
5:30 pm-7:30 pm

Olver Design Building, 170

Students, alumni, faculty, and friends are invited to hear Jackson Katz '82 provide insight on this timely topic and share ways men can be proactive in their efforts to support gender equality, as well as ways to rise up against sexism on the individual and institutional levels.

October 2, 2018
5:30 pm-7:00 pm

Old Chapel

In an era of divided communities and racial conflict, Kochiyama offers an oustanding example of humanitarian and compassionate multicultural vision.

October 2, 2018 7:00 pm-9:00 pm
October 16, 2018 7:00 pm-9:00 pm
October 30, 2018 7:00 pm-9:00 pm

Worcester Dining Commons, Yuri Kochiyama Cultural Center

Walk in and get tested for sexually transmitted infections (STIs) and HIV.

October 3, 2018
10:00 am-1:00 pm

University Health Services (UHS), ground floor

Join Mike Famighette, director of the Full-time MBA, to learn more about Isenberg’s two-year residential Full-time MBA program.

October 3, 2018
12:00 pm

Online

Sleepless at UMass? Find out how changing your sleep can change your life! Talk with experts from the Psychological and Brain Sciences Department, tour the campus Sleep Lab, get sleep tips and sample proven natural therapies like massage, acupuncture, Reiki and meditation.

October 3, 2018
1:00 pm-3:00 pm

Student Union Ballroom

Alumnus Dr. Tom Stanley speaks on “Water Treatment Technologies for Recovery and Reuse in an Increasingly Water Scare World” when he presents the 19th annual Shirley & Ting-wei Tang Endowment Lecture.

October 3, 2018
4:00 pm

Old Chapel, Great Hall

The Shoah is a theme which is present in the Arabic novel, spanning a broad geographical space from North Africa to the Middle East. This talk will focus on the articulation of the Shoah in the Palestinian and Lebanese novel since the 1960s.

October 3, 2018
4:00 pm-6:00 pm

Herter Hall, 601

 In her exhibition, The Colored Bone China, Juana Valdes previews her new series of bone china works and current pieces that investigate the history of porcelain as a commodity.

October 3, 2018
5:00 pm-7:00 pm

Herter Art Gallery

Yvonne Daley is author of Going Up the Country: When the Hippies, Dreamers, Freaks and Radicals Moved to Vermont (2018).

October 4, 2018
4:00 pm-6:00 pm

Library, W.E.B. Du Bois, Special Collections Seminar Room, Floor 25

In this seminar, open to all students and faculty, we shall read two poems, by Muhammad Ali Taha and Yehuda Amichai, and discuss their significance within Palestinian and Hebrew literature.

October 4, 2018
4:00 pm-6:00 pm

Herter Hall, 601

A series of exciting events will mark 100 years of Stockbridge School of Agriculture.

October 5—October 6, 2018

All Campus

This talk will argue that, unlike a Nakbah, an occupation can, theoretically speaking, be undone; that instead of a timeless, abstract notion of catastrophe that leaves the culprit outside the semantic field of the crime, as if it was an irreversible act of nature, 

October 5, 2018
4:30 pm-6:30 pm

Herter Hall, 601

The George "Trigger" Burke UMass Athletics Hall of Fame showcases the University's rich athletic history and proudly honors former student-athletes, coaches, and administrators who have made a significant impact on the program through their commitment to excellence.

October 5, 2018
6:00 pm-9:00 pm

Student Union Ballroom

The Department of Music and Dance presents the UMass Wind Ensemble and Symphony Band, conducted by Matthew Westgate.

October 5, 2018
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Concert Hall

Come out and support the football team as it hosts USF.

October 6, 2018

McGuirk Alumni Stadium

UMass Men's Soccer hosts George Mason at Rudd Field.

October 6, 2018
1:00 pm

Rudd Field

Enjoy an exciting day of golf at the beautiful Crumpin-Fox Golf Club in Bernardston, MA while supporting UMass Softball.

October 7, 2018
12:00 pm-7:00 pm

Crumpin-Fox Golf Club
Come celebrate the 25th anniversary of UMass Women's Soccer making the Final Four as the Minutewomen hosts George Mason at Rudd Field.

October 7, 2018
1:00 pm

Rudd Field

Columbus Day is a federal holiday in the United States.

October 8, 2018

All Campus

A Monday class schedule will be followed today.

October 9, 2018

All Campus

A three-member panel of the Massachusetts Appeals Court will hear approximately six cases during a sitting at UMass Amherst.

October 9, 2018
9:00 am

Campus Center, 163C

Join Linda Enghagen, associate dean for Isenberg Professional Programs, and other admissions staff for an in-person information session.

October 9, 2018
5:00 pm-6:00 pm

Isenberg School of Management, 210

As the second of "Chinese Melodies" series, Chinese music association (CMA) will present a delightful concert featuring a traditional Chinese four-stringed musical insturment Pipa.

October 9, 2018
7:00 pm

Old Chapel

The Department of Music and Dance presents a faculty concert by Ayano Kataoka, percussion.

October 9, 2018
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

Instrumental Texture as Function in Popular Music.Nicholas Shea, PhD candidate in music theory, member of the Cognitive Systematic Musicology Lab at Ohio State University.

October 10, 2018
12:20 pm

Old Chapel, 1st Flr Conference Room

Open your eyes to the abundance around you. Join us for a foray around campus as we learn to identify, gather, and eat wild edible foods.

October 10, 2018
3:00 pm-5:00 pm

Franklin Dining Commons, Permaculture Garden

The Zube Lecture Series is named for Erv Zube, head of the department of Landscape Architecture and Regional Planning (LARP) from 1974-80.

October 10, 2018
4:30 pm-5:30 pm

Olver Design Building, 170

Join the UMass Amherst Finance Alumni Network for a lively panel discussion featuring industry experts who will reveal current and future trends in wealth management and ways to ensure your financial stability later in life.

October 10, 2018
6:00 pm-8:30 pm

University of Massachusetts Club - Boston Room
Admirers of Max Richter's music use words like "exquisite," "ravishing," and "bewitching" to describe his compositional voice.

October 10, 2018
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Concert Hall

The Department of Music and Dance presents a jazz concert by Jazz Ensemble I and Chapel Jazz.

October 11, 2018
7:30 pm

Bowker Auditorium

Come show your school spirit and support your UMass Field Hockey Team as they take on Saint Francis.

October 12, 2018
3:00 pm

Gladchuk Field

Come to the Hadley Chase Regatta Fundraising Dinner to support the efforts of the UMass Women’s Rowing Team.

October 12, 2018
6:00 pm

UMass Boathouse
"The Amazing Race" is back, but with a twist. Put your sneakers on, get ready, get set - to go across campus for this semester's competition.

October 12, 2018
7:00 pm

Wilder Hall

Nrityagram, one of the premier classical dance ensembles from India showcase their new and critically-acclaimed collaborative work SAMHARA.

October 13, 2018
8:00 pm

Fine Arts Center Concert Hall

Come celebrate the seniors and get an official flagship supporter scarf as UMass Women's Soccer hosts Virginia Commonwealth University at Rudd Field.

October 14, 2018
1:00 pm

Rudd Field

The Department of Music & Dance presents a faculty concert by Cobus du Toit, flute, and Nadine Shank and guest Doreen Lee, pianists.

October 14, 2018
4:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

Since the publication of Randall Collins's Interaction Ritual Chains, much interaction has moved from face-to-face to online settings.  IRC theory was based on the former, and Collins has expressed a combination of skepticism and ambivalence as to the theory’s applicability to online interaction.  

October 15, 2018
3:00 pm

Old Chapel

The Latinx American Cultural Center invites you to the Latinx Heritage Month Dinner on Monday, October 15, 2018 from 7-8:30 p.m., Amherst Room, Campus Center, 10th Floor.

October 15, 2018
7:00 pm-8:30 pm

Campus Center

Join MaryBeth Kimball, Director of New Business Development & Recruitment for Professional Programs to learn more about Isenberg’s Online MBA program.

October 16, 2018
12:00 pm-1:00 pm

Online

In 21st century America, what does it mean to "resist" as an American Indian? Whether your resistance is private or public, big or small, you have to begin with understanding what you're up against. In the case of American Indians, we are up against a settler-colonial society

October 16, 2018
3:30 pm-5:30 pm

Integrated Sciences Building, 145

SES is proud to host its annual Career Networking Event in partnership with the 34th Annual International Conference on Soils, Sediments, Water, and Energy and the AEHS Foundation.

October 16, 2018
5:00 pm-7:00 pm

Old Chapel, Great Hall

UMass now gives students the ability to indicate their pronouns in SPIRE, which appear on class rosters. Why is this important? How should instructors use this information?

October 17, 2018
12:00 pm-1:30 pm

Campus Center, 903

UMass Men's Soccer hosts Davidson at Rudd Field.

October 17, 2018
3:00 pm

Rudd Field

The Office of Equity and Inclusion invites everybody to attend the second screening in the series "Watch, Learn, Grow" of the documentary "Gender Revolution."\ 

October 17, 2018
6:00 pm

Integrative Learning Center, N151

A conversation with Atenea Jiménez Lemón and George Ciccariello-Maher.

October 17, 2018
6:00 pm-7:30 pm

Goodell Hall, Bernie Dallas Room

Do you struggle to find the time to balance work, family, and your personal wellness? During this informative webinar, hear from our panel of working adults and parents who are working to master the art of juggling it all effectively and are ready to help you do the same.

October 17, 2018
7:00 pm-8:00 pm

Online

In this interactive session we want to explore what these questions mean for us as educators who sometimes struggle with teaching authentically as we find ourselves positioned at the margins of our own classrooms.

October 18, 2018
10:00 am-11:15 am

Goodell Hall, 301

Get decked out in pink and get some pink accessories as UMass Women's Soccer hosts Saint Louis at Rudd Field.

October 18, 2018
3:00 pm

Rudd Field

Author Talk featuring Sigrid Schmalzer, professor of history at UMass Amherst, author of the award-winning books Red Revolution, Green Revolution: Scientific Farming in Socialist China (2016) andThe People's Peking Man: Popular Science and Human Identity in Twentieth-Century China (2008).

October 18, 2018
4:00 pm-6:00 pm

Library, W.E.B. Du Bois

From branding and pay-per-click advertising, to search engine optimization, there are several behind the scenes operations to consider when growing your business.

October 18, 2018
6:00 pm-8:00 pm

The University of Massachusetts Club in Boston

Engage your love for the Earth with a variety of practices. Work that Reconnects builds community and connectivity, reminding us of our core mission.

October 18, 2018
7:00 pm-9:00 pm

Library, W.E.B. Du Bois, 2601, Floor 26

The Department of Music & Dance presents a faculty concert titled "Chamber Masterworks," featuring Elizabeth Chang, violin; Romie de Guise-Langlois, clarinet; Edward Arron, cello and Gilles Vonsattel, piano.

October 18, 2018
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

Poet Hoa Nguyen was born in Mekong Delta and raised in Washington, D.C.

October 18, 2018
8:00 pm

Old Chapel, Great Hall

Run or walk a one-mile loop through campus, while getting sprayed with colorful liquid paint along the way. Before the run, enjoy music, games, and a photo area.

October 19, 2018
4:00 pm-6:00 pm

Goodell Hall, Starts on Goodell Lawn

Each year, the non-stop musical extravaganza known as Multiband Pops attracts a sell-out audience from around the region.

October 19, 2018
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Concert Hall

Come out and support the football team as it hosts Coastal Carolina.

October 20, 2018

McGuirk Alumni Stadium

Come celebrate our seniors as UMass Men's Soccer hosts Dayton at Rudd Field.

October 20, 2018
1:00 pm

Rudd Field

International Student Day with UMass Football vs. Coastal Carolina

October 20, 2018
1:30 pm

McGuirk Alumni Stadium

The Department of Music and Dance presents the MassACDA choirs along with UMass Chamber Choir and Chorale, conducted by Dr. Stephen Paparo.

October 20, 2018
5:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Concert Hall

The “[containing] great space” exhibition originated with the notion of a container like image as a vehicle to enter a place of interiority, and the possibilities of distinctly personal results when artists embark on this path.

October 23—November 15, 2018, Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri 1:00 pm-6:00 pm
October 21—November 11, 2018, Sundays 2:00 pm-5:00 pm

Hampden Gallery

Join President Marty Meehan, along with alumni, parents, and friends from the Amherst, Boston, Dartmouth, Lowell, and Medical School campuses, for an evening of cocktails and hors d’oeuvres at the Tortoise Supper Club.

October 22, 2018
5:30 pm-7:30 pm

Tortoise Supper Club
Dr. Robert “Bob” Williams is astroner emeritus and former director of the Space Telescope Science Institute, the organization that runs the science operations of the Hubble Space Telescope for NASA.

October 22, 2018
8:00 pm

Student Union Ballroom

The Department of Music and Dance presents the Jazz Lab Ensemble, with Brian Martin and Owen Ross, directors.

October 23, 2018
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

Walk in and get tested for sexually transmitted infections (STIs) and HIV.

October 24, 2018
10:00 am-1:00 pm

University Health Services (UHS), ground floor

Join Mike Famighette, director of the Full-time MBA, to learn more about Isenberg’s two-year residential Full-time MBA program.

October 24, 2018
12:00 pm

Online

Frederick Steiner is Dean of the School of Design at the University of Pennsylvania. 

October 24, 2018
4:30 pm-5:30 pm

Olver Design Building, 170

Everyone is invited to a free film screening of WASTED! The Story of Food Waste. 

October 24, 2018
7:00 pm-9:30 pm

CHC Event Hall, Room 160 E
This session provides faculty who are currently teaching a GenEd course with a DU/DG designation with a midterm check-in opportunity to share and discuss challenges and successes related to engaging their students with the new GenEd Diversity Learning Outcomes.

October 25, 2018
12:00 pm-1:30 pm

Campus Center, 805-09

Chinese Warriors of Peking presents a historical slant to its new production.

October 25, 2018
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Concert Hall

Darius Jones is an extraordinarily gifted alto saxophonist and composer. Darius Jones is an extraordinarily gifted alto saxophonist and composer. Soul-power is at his foundation; forward-looking expression always at the core. 

October 25, 2018
8:00 pm

Old Chapel

We are excited to announce the second BRIDGE Scholar of the year: Dr. Nyeema Harris in the Department of Environmental Conservation - BRIDGE2Impacts

October 26, 2018
10:00 am-11:00 am

Olver Design Building, 170

Co-sponsored by the College of Information and Computer Sciences, the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences, and the Center for Smart and Connected Society, The Futures Series: Technological Shifts and Social Change explores how we can live and thrive in a world where social and technological transformation must be considered simultaneously and inseparably. It is also part of the ongoing SBS Social Science Matters speaker series. 

October 26, 2018
12:00 pm

Old Chapel

The inaugural Women in Arts Leadership Symposium will launch an exploration of the barriers women face on their path towards arts leadership.

October 27, 2018
9:00 am-4:30 pm

South College, 2nd Floor

Come support your UMass Field Hockey Team and their seniors as they take on Saint Louis in their annual Senior Game.

October 28, 2018
1:00 pm

Gladchuk Field

Distinguished researchers and activists share critical reflections on resistance issues.​

October 30, 2018
3:30 pm-5:30 pm

Integrated Sciences Building, 145

The Department of Music and Dance presents a guest artist concert by Loralee Swanson, trombone, U.S. Naval Fleet Band, and Ludmilla Krasin, piano.

October 30, 2018
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

Known for its cutting edge contemporary work, this Portland-based company led by acclaimed dancer and choreographer Sarah Slipper brings its distinctly dark, theatrical, and vivid choreography to Amherst for its Fine Arts Center debut.

October 30, 2018
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Concert Hall

This session provides information that will assist faculty who need to go through the expedited review process for their existing GenEd course with a DU/DG designation to meet the new General Education Diversity Requirements, and faculty who want to propose a new course seeking a GenEd DU or DG designation.

October 31, 2018
9:00 am-10:30 am

Campus Center, 804-08

Darrel Ramsey-Musolf, Assistant Professor of Regional Planning, Department of Landscape Architecture & Regional Planning (LARP), UMass Amherst, speaks on "Accessory Dwelling Units as Low-Income Housing: California’s Faustian Bargain".

October 31, 2018
4:30 pm-5:30 pm

Olver Design Building, 170