October 18, 2018
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

The Krudas Cubensi  concert and conference will discuss the contributions and challenges of queer movements, Afroveganism and Black Feminism in the lives of Black communities in the U.S., the Caribbean and South America. The conference will be followed by a facilitated conversation between the audience and the members of the panel in which a nurtured debate is expected on themes of systemic oppression and strategies of resistance.

October 18, 2018
1:00 pm-5:00 pm

Student Union, Cape Cod Lounge

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

Start or finish your meningitis B vaccination series, and get vaccinated against seasonal flu at today's walk-in clinic in Berkshire Dining Commons.

October 18, 2018
4:30 pm-7:30 pm

Berkshire Dining Commons

Christina Romer, former chair of President Obama's Council of Economic Advisers and current Garff B. Wilson Professor of Economics at the University of California, Berkeley, will present The Aftermath of Financial Crises: What Happens and Why?

October 18, 2018
6:00 pm

Campus Center, Auditorium

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

The ArtSalon is a dynamic social evening of engaging presentations by established and emerging artists in the Pioneer Valley.

October 18, 2018
6:30 pm

Fine Arts Center, Lobby

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

Translator and professor emeritus Roberto Marquez shares gems from his literary works and saxophonist Mtali Banda brings his energetic ensemble ready to perform music from their latest album Rites of Passage.  Mtali Banda– excitement through sound with saxophonist & his ensemble The Oneness Project

October 18, 2018
7:00 pm

Augusta Savage Gallery

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

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

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
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November 22

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

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, 2018 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

Graduate Film Certificate Program applications are due February 1, 2019.

September 12—February 1, 2019

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
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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
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November 22

Josephine White Eagle Cultural Center

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
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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
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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
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November 22

Wilder Hall, 005

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

September 24—December 27, 2018
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November 17—November 18, November 22, November 24, December 22—December 23, December 25

Science and Engineering Library

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

September 25—November 5, 2018

Online

Come in any day during the month of October, and UMass students can receive a free smoke detector. 

October 1—October 31, 2018

Student Union, 314

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 2—October 30, 2018, weekdays 11:00 am-4:00 pm
October 7—October 28, 2018, Sundays 1:00 am-4:00 pm
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October 8

Herter Art Gallery

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, Mon/Tue 1:00 pm-7:00 pm
October 3—October 24, 2018, Wed/Thu/Fri 1:00 pm-5:00 pm

Augusta Savage Gallery

VIDA is a Latinx Queer series that highlights underrepresented perspectives in a Latinx community based in Los Angeles, CA.

October 4—November 8, 2018, Thursdays 7:00 pm-8:30 pm

Latin American Cultural Center

Through Domestic Exchange, UMass students can study at another college or university, allowing them to live in another geographic area, access courses and facilities not offered at their home campus, and broaden their undergraduate experience. 

October 17—May 1, 2019, Wednesdays 4:45 pm
October 18—April 26, 2019, Thu/Fri 2:30 pm
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November 21—November 23, December 13—January 21

Goodell Hall, 511