October 31, 2018
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

Learn about applying for the Boren Scholarship — an opportunity for U.S. undergraduate students to receive funded study abroad ($10,000 per semester / $20,000 per year) to study less-commonly taught languages in world regions critical to U.S. interests, such as Africa, Asia, Central and Eastern Europe, Latin America, and the Middle East. Campus application deadline is December 3, 2018.

October 31, 2018
10:00 am-11:00 am

Commonwealth Honors College, 301, 3rd floor

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

The Northeast/Sylvan Area Government and House Councils invite families and children to their annual fun, safe and weather-friendly trick or treating event  in the Northeast Residential Area.

October 31, 2018
5:00 pm-7:00 pm

Northeast Residential Area

The UMass Comedy League presents a personalized comedy adventure this Halloween on the second floor of Herter Hall! Bring your friends and stop by anytime between 7 and 9 p.m.

October 31, 2018
7:00 pm-9:00 pm

Herter Hall

Come down to the Mullins Center and support women's basketball in their home exhibition game.

October 31, 2018
7:00 pm

Mullins Center

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

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
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November 21, December 19—January 16, March 13

Wilder Hall, 102

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

September 12—February 1, 2019

Online

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

14th annual film festival, New Asia Cinema, presents Global Indigenous Visions.

September 12—December 12, 2018, Wednesdays 7:30 pm-10:00 pm
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November 14, November 21

Isenberg School of Management, 137 (Flavin Family Auditorium)

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

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

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

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

September 25—December 5, 2018, Tue/Wed
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October 9, November 14, November 20—November 21

Campus Center - Marriott Center, 1101

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

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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March 13—March 15

Goodell Hall, 511

Let's dialogue on interesting values of culture and leadership across the African Disapora.

October 17—November 7, 2018, Wednesdays 6:30 pm-8:00 pm

Malcolm X Cultural Center

Post your best photos of UMass Amherst in fall to Instagram with the hashtag #UMassFallPhoto18. Three winners will each receive Amazon gift cards.

October 19—November 9, 2018

All Campus

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

.R.O.P.S. is a program/platform that offers students the opportunity to share inspiring stories and innovative discoveries. Selected students will present a 5-12 minute-talk in a live showcase which will be recorded and made available to larger audiences. 

October 25—November 5, 2018

Online

We start our season funny, with Dustin Chinn's pointed, futuristic comedy Snowflakes, or Rare White People.

October 25—October 27, 2018 7:30 pm
November 1—November 3, 2018 7:30 pm
October 31, 2018 10:00 am
November 3, 2018 2:00 pm

Rand Theater

Aptly titled in honor of Paul Laurence Dunbar’s iconic poem, We Wear The Mask displays Dorrance Hill’s creative depth and many years of experience in a long awaited exhibit.

October 29—November 13, 2018, Mon/Tue 1:00 pm-7:00 pm
October 31—November 16, 2018, Wed/Thu/Fri/Sat 1:00 pm-5:00 pm
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November 12

Augusta Savage Gallery