Month of October 2019
Sharp and funny, 'Baltimore' is a timely dramedy set on a college campus not unlike ours.

October 10—October 19, 2019
This event does NOT occur on:
October 13—October 15

Rand Theater

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

September 4—December 11, 2019, Mon/Wed 8:15 am-9:45 am

Fine Arts Center, 204

Would you like to win up to $2,000 towards your (or your student's) spring 2020 tuition and fees? Purchase tuition raffle tickets for your chance to win.

July 1—October 21, 2019 8:00 am-9:00 am

Online

Join the W. E. B. Du Bois Center for a weekly light breakfast and discussion of a text by or about Du Bois. All are welcome.

September 2—May 25, 2020, Mondays 9:30 am-11:00 am
This event does NOT occur on:
December 23—December 30, January 20, May 25

Library, W.E.B. Du Bois, W. E. B. Du Bois Center, Floor 22, Room 2220

Matthew Mattingly ’02 is an artist living and working in Western Massachusetts. The exhibit includes new and recent oils, watercolors, and ink drawings, including landscapes, figures, sketches, and works from imagination.

September 3—December 13, 2019, weekdays 9:00 am-5:00 pm

Science and Engineering Library

Have a question for law enforcement? Ask Amherst Police Officer Bill Laramee and UMass Police Officer Mark Whelihan at Coffee with a Cop.

September 5—October 10, 2019, Thursdays 1:00 pm-3:00 pm

Bartlett Hall, 103: Off-campus Student Center

SNAP is a nutrition assistance program, providing eligible low-income students and families benefits they can use to purchase food. Come meet with our friendly SNAP rep to learn more!

September 6—December 6, 2019, Fridays 10:00 am-12:00 pm
This event does NOT occur on:
November 29

Bartlett Hall, 103

P.R.O.P.S: Presenting Real, Original, Powerful, Stories offers students the opportunity to share inspiring stories & innovative discoveries.

September 17, 2019 5:30 pm-6:30 pm
October 4, 2019 12:30 pm-1:30 pm
October 23, 2019 4:00 pm-5:00 pm

See Description for Session Locations
A collaboration between UMass Permaculture and the UMass Student Farm, the UMass Student Farmers' Market is a weekly event featuring live music, fresh local veggies, medicinal herbs, handmade crafts, student art, and an opportunity to get to know the amazing sustainability and DIY community on the UMass campus.  

September 13—November 15, 2019, Fridays 12:00 pm-4:00 pm

Campus Pond, East Pond Lawn (near the ILC).

Join us for an informative look behind the design process for the John W. Olver Design Building. The exhibit will focus on the integration of Architecture, Landscape Architecture and Mass Timber Structure from concept thru construction.

September 10—October 12, 2019 9:00 am-4:00 pm

Olver Design Building, Gallery (Rm. 180)

When something is bothering you, talking about it is often the first step toward a solution!

September 10, 2019 4:00 pm-5:00 pm
October 16, 2019 4:00 pm-5:00 pm
November 4, 2019 4:00 pm-5:00 pm
November 26, 2019 4:00 pm-5:00 pm
December 11, 2019 4:00 pm-5:00 pm

70 Butterfield Terrace, International Programs Office

Join us for Zumba on Tuesdays and Yoga on Thursdays under the large tent behind the library!  Sign up on IMLeagues!

September 10—October 24, 2019, Tue/Thu 5:30 pm-6:30 pm

Library Lawn, tent

The 15th annual installment of the semester-long film series, New Asia Cinema, explores diverse, transcendent, and transformative stories, identities, representations, and experiences of migrants, exiles, refugees, asylum seekers, returnees, and outsiders.

September 11—December 4, 2019, Wednesdays 7:30 pm
This event does NOT occur on:
November 13, November 27

Isenberg School of Management, 137

Fielding, curated by Emily Tareila (MFA, Studio Arts, 2019) uses the plant Goldenrod (L. solidago) as a lens through which to engage the Natural History Collections and the UMass community.

September 11—October 9, 2019, Wednesdays 10:00 am-5:00 pm

Morrill Science Center, 144

Join the Stonewall Center in a craft group open to all crafts and levels. Whether you’ve been crafting for years or want to learn something new, there’s a spot for you here. Each meeting will have a different craft that you can learn or improve on, but all crafts are welcome to all meetings.

September 15, 2019 5:30 pm-7:00 pm
October 9, 2019 5:30 pm-7:00 pm
November 13, 2019 5:30 pm-7:00 pm

Stonewall Center

How well do you know the Learning Commons? Join us for a crash course in learning the ins, outs, workarounds, and secrets of one of the most popular places on campus.

September 18—October 9, 2019, Wednesdays 6:00 pm-7:00 pm

Library, W.E.B. Du Bois, Lower Level, Learning Commons Desk

Drawing from the burgeoning collections of visual materials in Special Collections and University Archives (SCUA), the exhibit follows the history of documentary photography from its century origins to its flowering in the post-World War II era.

September 20—January 30, 2020
This event does NOT occur on:
November 28, December 21—December 22, weekends, December 25, December 28—January 1

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

During the past 30 years, Leonardo Drew has become best known for his installations, both sweeping in scale and intimate in detail, which transform materials such as cotton, metal, animal hides, and wood — often oxidizing, burning, and decaying them — into something completely different from their original state.

September 20—December 6, 2019, Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri 11:00 am-4:30 pm
September 21—December 8, 2019, weekends 2:00 pm-5:00 pm
This event does NOT occur on:
November 23—November 30

University Museum of Contemporary Art

Prospective undergraduates and their families are invited to visit campus and learn about life at UMass Amherst during our Fall Visit Days.

September 21, 2019
September 29, 2019
October 6, 2019
October 12, 2019
October 27, 2019

All Campus

An exhibit documenting the antiwar dissent of active duty military personnel and veterans during the Vietnam War features photographs, underground newspapers, and other documents from this bold and little-known movement. 

September 23—October 11, 2019

Integrative Learning Center, Main lobby

If you hate building a list of resources and put it off until the last minute, or if your list of resources is a stack of Post-it notes, photos, and scraps of papers, then perhaps a citation manager is for you.

September 25, 2019 12:00 pm-1:00 pm
October 22, 2019 5:00 pm-6:00 pm

Science and Engineering Library, Classroom

Reunite with your band of brothers to celebrate 100 years of ATG during Homecoming. We're PROUD of our history and excited to get LOUD for the celebrations. Join us for the weekend to reconnect with classmates and UMass.

October 25—October 26, 2019 5:00 pm

All Campus

In this weekly class, students will learn about Native American beadwork.

September 26—December 5, 2019, Thursdays 5:00 pm-7:00 pm

Josephine White Eagle Cultural Center

All services are free and open to all.   

September 29—October 1, 2019

All Campus

A three-member panel of the Massachusetts Appeals Court will hear six cases during a sitting at UMass Amherst. Arguments are open to the public on a first-come, first-served basis. 

October 1, 2019
9:30 am-12:30 pm

Campus Center, 163

Feeling stressed? Stop by the Paws Program to hang out with therapy dogs.

October 1, 2019
10:30 am-1:00 pm

Campus Center Auditorium, and Du Bois Library

This workshop will provide a short introduction to the life of W. E. B. Du Bois and his significance as a scholar, public intellectual, and activist. 

October 1, 2019, Tuesdays 11:00 am-12:00 pm
October 15, 2019, Tuesdays 2:00 pm-3:00 pm

Library, W.E.B. Du Bois, W. E. B. Du Bois Center, Floor 22, Room 2220

You are invited to participate in the fourth annual Isenberg Ethics Competition.

October 1, 2019
5:30 pm-7:00 pm

Isenberg School of Management, 237

This workshop will guide you through organizing your library, downloading new sources, adding sources you already have, editing sources, and using Zotero with Word for writing papers.

October 2, 2019 11:00 am-12:00 pm
October 29, 2019 5:00 pm-6:00 pm

Science and Engineering Library, Classroom

Change your sleep, change your life!  Join us for our 4th annual Sleep Fair to learn how to improve your sleep hygiene, about the dangers of sleep deprivation and how to overcome sleep challenges.

October 2, 2019
1:00 pm-3:00 pm

Campus Center Auditorium

Have questions about Off Campus Housing but don't know where to start? Come in to our small advising session and we'll get you set up on our Off Campus Housing website. 

October 2, 2019
4:00 pm-6:00 pm

Bartlett Hall, 103

This cultural engagement program seeks to cultivate, sustain and increase knowledge of own and/or other cultures through arts and crafts.

October 2, 2019
6:00 pm-8:00 pm

Yuri Kochiyama Cultural Center

This program validates cultural knowledge and identity by providing a space for faculty and staff who identify as Native/Indigenous to share their stories with undergraduate students of similar background.

October 2, 2019 7:00 pm-9:00 pm
November 6, 2019 7:00 pm-9:00 pm
December 4, 2019 7:00 pm-9:00 pm

Josephine White Eagle Cultural Center

Why We Fight, a film by Eugene Jarecki which won the Grand Jury Prize at the 2005 Sundance Film Festival, is an unflinching look at the anatomy of the American war machine, weaving unforgettable personal stories with commentary by a “who’s who” of military and beltway insiders.

October 2, 2019
7:00 pm

South College, W245

As part of our 50th Anniversary celebrations, the University of Massachusetts Department of Anthropology will hosting a four-day conference in October of this year — Engaging Anthropology. 

October 3—October 6, 2019

All Campus

Explore, enjoy, and play with the River-Process Table, used for teaching Fluvial Geomorphology and Flood Risk Management, and 3D-printed pieces for it from the UMass Amherst Libraries Digital Media Lab.

October 8—October 25, 2019 9:00 am-5:00 pm
October 22, 2019 10:00 am-11:00 am
October 22, 2019 5:00 pm-6:00 pm

Agricultural Engineering Building, 114

We will be helping students/faculty/staff fill out lending agreements and send you home with a free bike to ride for the year.

October 3, 2019
10:00 am-2:00 pm

Maple Hall

Join us to explore how to manage group work online and hands on experience using the tools in the Google Suite (APPS at UMass).

October 3, 2019
10:00 am-12:00 pm

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

Avital Sagalyn: A Life of Exploration, researched and curated by a team of UMass Art History students, explores the range of Sagalyn’s work and rich cultural history.

October 4—December 6, 2019, Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri 11:00 am-4:30 pm
October 5—December 8, 2019, weekends 2:00 pm-5:00 pm
October 3, 2019, Thursdays 11:00 am-8:00 pm
November 7, 2019, Thursdays 11:00 am-8:00 pm
December 5, 2019, Thursdays 11:00 am-8:00 pm
This event does NOT occur on:
November 23—December 1

University Museum of Contemporary Art

"Powerful Learning Opportunities or Explosive Landmines? Effective Teaching Practice for Engaging Students with Difficult and Sensitive Topics" with Linda Isbell.  In this interactive workshop, Linda will discuss effective teaching practices for engaging students with difficult and sensitive topics.

October 3, 2019
11:30 am-1:00 pm

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

Collaboration with the languages, literature, and cultures department for cross cultural connections with student Veterans and international students to increase student Veterans interaction with the diverse campus community and promote an inclusive culture on campus and in the Veteran Services office.

October 3, 2019
11:30 am-12:30 pm

Dickinson, 10

Come and learn about what the Open Access Policy means for you and what you can do to share your research with readers all over the world.

October 3, 2019 12:00 pm-1:00 pm
October 24—October 3, 2019 2:00 pm-3:00 pm
November 20—October 3, 2019 3:00 pm-4:00 pm

Library, W.E.B. Du Bois, 1638 and Faculty Commons

This lecture will focus on 35 years of computer design touching on highlights of designing VAX, Alpha, Itanium, PowerPC, and ARM processors. Some details of the Tesla Full Self Driving computer will also be covered.

October 3, 2019
4:00 pm

Old Chapel, Great Hall

This year's annual Troy Lecture, in honor of the late Frederick S. (Barney) Troy, emeritus professor of English, will feature Pulitzer Prize-winning poet and two-time U.S. Poet Laureate Natasha Trethewey '95 MFA.

October 3, 2019
4:30 pm

Bowker Auditorium

Avital Sagalyn: A Life of Exploration, researched and curated by a team of UMass Art History students, explores the range of Sagalyn’s work and rich cultural history.

October 3, 2019
5:00 pm-8:00 pm

University Museum of Contemporary Art

Padma Venkatraman has worked as chief scientist on oceanographic ships, spent time under the sea, directed a school, and lived in five countires.

October 3, 2019
5:00 pm-7:00 pm

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

Get ready to make your Halloween costume by learning basic sewing repair techniques! Bring 2-3 items of clothing that need fixes and save your favorite clothes from the landfill.

October 3, 2019
6:00 pm-7:00 pm

Agricultural Engineering Building, 120

Supercharge your network with alumni connections who are NYC's business leaders, influencers, and revolutionaries.

October 3, 2019
6:30 pm-8:30 pm

Monarch Rooftop
Come support Field Hockey as they take on Northeastern.

October 4, 2019
12:00 pm-2:00 pm

Gladchuk Field

"Change the Subject" tells the story of a group of students at Dartmouth College, who, from their first days at Dartmouth, were committed to advancing and promoting the rights and dignity of undocumented peoples.

October 4, 2019
1:30 pm-5:00 pm

Dwight Hall 101, Mount Holyoke College
Come to the All-Campus Makerspace and learn about pyrography, the art of wood burning.

October 4, 2019
5:00 pm-6:00 pm

Agricultural Engineering Building, 120

Join us for a film screening of Combat Obscura, a 2018 documentary by former combat videographer Miles Lagoze. The screening will be followed by a Q&A session with the director. 

October 4, 2019
7:00 pm

South College, W245

After a hiatus last spring, the UMass Amazing Race is back. Registration will continue until Septembetr 27, 2019. Register Now. First come-first served.

October 4, 2019
7:00 pm-11:00 pm

Wilder Hall

Have you been kicking around an idea for a while and don't know where to start? What are you hoping acheive by joining ULaunch? What are your needs for your idea?

October 5—October 6, 2019 10:00 am-3:00 pm

Bartlett Hall, 301

The Sympoisum will feature a keynote address by Dr. Orianna Cacchione, titled "The Allure of the Global: Contemporary Curating as a De-Centering Practice." Dr. Cacchione is Curator of Global Contemporary Art at the University of Chicago's Smart Art Museum.

October 5, 2019
10:00 am-11:30 am

Old Chapel, Great Hall

Come support Men's Soccer as they take on Saint Louis.

October 5, 2019
1:00 pm-3:00 pm

Rudd Field

The Department of Music and Dance presents a guest artist concert by Sotto Voce Tuba Quartet.

October 5, 2019
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

Join UMass Amherst Information Technology for Hannah's Ride, a memorial bike ride and community event supporting the Hannah Frilot Memorial Scholarship.

October 6, 2019
10:00 am-3:00 pm

Sortino Field Softball Complex, Lot 33

Come support Field Hockey as they take on the University of New Hampshire.

October 6, 2019
3:00 pm-5:00 pm

Gladchuk Field

Come support Women's Soccer as they take on the University of Rhode Island.

October 6, 2019
3:00 pm-5:00 pm

Rudd Field

The Department of Music & Dance presents a faculty concert by Jonathan Hulting-Cohen, saxophone and Nadine Shank, piano.

October 6, 2019
4:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

Have you ever been curious about how books are made? Why some paperbacks fall apart after a few uses and some don't? Come by our table set up in the Library lobby and get a crash course on books and their construction by looking at examples.

October 7, 2019
1:00 pm-2:30 pm

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

The Jewish high holidays are upon us. All services are free and open to everyone. Please register for services and meals (see event for registration information).

October 8—October 9, 2019

All Campus

In this safe, non-judgmental group, survivors of sexual violence are supported to explore their personal stories through writing.  

October 8—October 15, 2019

The Second exhibit in a three-part series, 'Games of Chance'. Printmaker Erika Radich explores the thread between art and science. Rocío Olguín’s abstract paintings make use of the symbolism and color found in her city of Oaxaca, Mexico. Gallery Hours: M&T 1-7pm; W-F 1-5pm

October 8—October 29, 2019, Mon/Tue 1:00 pm-7:00 pm
October 9—October 25, 2019, Wed/Thu/Fri 1:00 pm-5:00 pm
This event does NOT occur on:
October 14

Augusta Savage Gallery

This is a judgement free, safe space for survivors of sexual violence to drop in and share what's on their mind.  Facilitators will discuss coping skills and issues common to all survivors such as trust, boundaries and triggers.

October 10—December 13, 2019, Thursdays

USafe 2019 is an interactive event highlighting a range of safety issues on and off campus, organized by the UMass Police Department (UMPD) and collaborating partners. 

October 8, 2019
10:30 am-2:00 pm

Campus Center, Concourse

Learn how lecture capture with Echo360 can be used to deliver online lectures, reinforce classroom material, to “flip” the classroom, make the classroom a more accessible space for students, or for instructors to watch and improve their teaching styles. 

October 8, 2019
12:00 pm-2:00 pm

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

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

October 8, 2019
12:00 pm-1:00 pm

Online

For this meeting we will focus on issues related to identity and authority in the classroom. Come to talk about how your own identities (e.g., race, gender, nationality, age, etc.) may impact interactions with your students, and develop pedagogical strategies that will help you to create an inclusive learning environment in which your students and you can thrive. 

October 8, 2019
2:30 pm-4:00 pm

Goodell Hall, 301, CTL conference room

 In this workshop you'll learn the basics steps to using Final Cut Pro including navigating the interface, initial importing, organizing media, basic editing and final delivery.

October 8, 2019 3:00 pm-4:30 pm
October 23, 2019 5:00 pm-6:30 pm

Library, W.E.B. Du Bois, Digital Media Lab, Floor 3

Please join us for a presentation and dialogue featuring the acclaimed civil rights leaders, Rev. Nelson and Dr. Joyce Johnson of the Beloved Community Center in Greensboro, North Carolina. The Johnsons are survivors of the 1979 massacre, when a car caravan of Ku Klux Klansmen and neo-Nazis attacked a peaceful gathering of anti-racists in a Black community.

October 8, 2019
4:00 pm-5:30 pm

New Africa House, Theatre

Check out the new All-Campus Makerpspace and get your hands dirty learning about how streams shape the land we live on.

October 8, 2019
4:00 pm-5:00 pm

Agricultural Engineering Building, 114

UMass Amherst history professor Dan Gordon and the University Union present a debate on the meaning of "socialism" and its pros and cons.

October 8, 2019
4:15 pm

Herter Hall, 601

Join program information specialist Jessica Moulton to learn more about our new program, the Master of Finance in Alternative Investments.

October 8, 2019
5:30 pm-6:30 pm

Isenberg School of Management, 108 OR ONLINE

The Department of Music & Dance presents a concert by Jazz Ensemble I and Chapel Jazz Ensemble, under the direction of Jeffrey W. Holmes & Felipe Salles.

October 8, 2019
7:30 pm

Bowker Auditorium

Join us to explore the features of H5P and how to create interactive content on your Moodle course.

October 9, 2019
10:00 am-12:00 pm

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

If you've been using a citation management tool and have gotten stuck on something, this is your chance to come in for some advice or assistance.

October 9, 2019 12:00 pm-1:00 pm
November 5, 2019 5:00 pm-6:00 pm

Science and Engineering Library, Classroom

The Office of Research in the College of Nursing is pleased to present the second talk in its 2019 Fall Seminar Series, "Point-of-Care Technologies: A Patient-Centered Approach to Diagnostics and Monitoring", presented by Dr. Michael Rust, Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering at Western New England University.

October 9, 2019
1:00 pm-2:00 pm

Skinner Hall, 101

Draw the worst designs you can and win Amazon gift cards. The Terrible Design Contest is UMass UX's first event for Fall 2019

October 9, 2019
6:00 pm

Computer Science Building, 150/151

Walk-in Flu Clinic for the UMass Amherst campus community.

October 10, 2019
10:00 am-2:00 pm

Commonwealth Honors College, East Event Hall

Trello is an easy-to-use, visual project management tool that streamlines a clear course of action to get you organized, whether it is for plotting out short vs. long term goals, or step-by-step directions for individual vs. group purposes. 

October 10, 2019
10:00 am-12:00 pm

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

Learn about the new UMass Amherst student chapter of the International City/County Management Association and get involved in the activities planned for the coming year.

October 10, 2019
10:00 am

Thompson Hall, 236

Join the next session with Evren Gunduz '04, founder and CEO of Enjoy Life Education, a nonprofit specializing in social emotional learning based leadership programs for teenagers and mental performance coaching for athletes.

October 10, 2019
12:00 pm-12:30 pm

Online

Rebecca Tarlau, Assistant Professor at Pennsylvania State University will give a talk about her recent book. 

October 10, 2019
12:30 pm-2:00 pm

Furcolo Hall, 101

Learn about applying for the Harry S. Truman Scholarship — awarding up to $30,000 to juniors or 3rd-year students with a senior standing, and are pursuing graduate studies in public service-related fields. Get started on your application. A fantastic scholarship opportunity.

October 10, 2019
1:00 pm-2:00 pm

Commonwealth Honors College, Elm Hall Room 210

Open your eyes to the abundance around you.

October 10, 2019 3:00 pm-5:00 pm
October 24, 2019 3:00 pm-5:00 pm

All Campus

Do you find students often race through the creation of projects/papers? Are there information gaps or lack of passion in their work? Information Creation as a Process; Scholarship as Conversation; Searching as Strategic Exploration -- this is some of the enlivening language/practices librarians use in their classes and consultations.

October 10, 2019
3:30 pm-5:00 pm

Library, W.E.B. Du Bois, Faculty Commons, Floor 26

Mandy Carter is a Resistance Studies Fellow at the Resistance Studies Initiative at UMass Amherst, and a southern black lesbian activist with a 52-year movement history of social, racial, and LGBTQ+ justice organizing since 1967.

October 10, 2019
4:00 pm-6:00 pm

Integrated Sciences Building, 145

The cutting-edge drummer, producer, and sonic collagist Makaya McCraven is one of Chicago’s savviest cultural players and will be returning to the Pioneer Valley for a concert blurring the boundaries of jazz and electronic music.

October 10, 2019
7:30 pm

Bowker Auditorium

Bring your lunch, laptop and your Drupal questions to our Drupal Brown Bag.Brown-bag sessions are sponsored by University Communications for UMass Amherst Drupal website owners only.

October 11, 2019
12:00 pm-1:00 pm

Slobody Building, 301 (3rd floor)

Come explore the future of teaching technology at UMass Amherst with hands-on experience in the Experimental Classroom in the Du Bois Library. 

October 11, 2019
1:00 pm-3:00 pm

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

From the very first student class in 1867 to those over a century later protesting war, imperialism, and educational, racial, and gender disparities, activism on the UMass campus has a long and colorful history.

October 11, 2019
2:00 pm-3:30 pm

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

Join us for the final event of the series Waging Peace in Vietnam: a panel discussion on "Moral Injury and the Traumas of War" featuring Doug Anderson, a poet and combat medic in the Vietnam War, Ross Caputi, an Iraq War veteran and UMass history graduate student, Karen Skolfield, an Army veteran and poet, and Wayne Smith, a community activist and former combat medic in Vietnam.

October 11, 2019
7:00 pm

South College, E470

Music for Yoruba Proverbs is Bill Cole's newly released 1986 concert recorded live at Symphony Space. Come, listen to the music, and enjoy Bill Cole interviewed by Glenn Siegel.

October 11, 2019
7:00 pm

Augusta Savage Gallery

UMass takes on Rensselaer in their debut.

October 11, 2019
7:00 pm

Mullins Center

Come support Men's Soccer take on Fordham.

October 12, 2019
1:00 pm-3:00 pm

Rudd Field

Enjoy an exciting day of golf at the beautiful Crumpin-Fox Golf Club in Bernardston, Mass.

October 13, 2019
11:00 am-6:00 pm

Crumpin-Fox Golf Club
The photographs in this exhibition, all made in rural areas and towns in Massachusetts, invite the contemplation of structures and markers placed in local landscapes. 

October 15—November 6, 2019, Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri 1:00 pm-6:00 pm
October 13—November 3, 2019, Sundays 2:00 pm-5:00 pm

Hampden Gallery

Artist Statement: "I paint immenseness and smallness, often together. I paint totems and monuments: huge mountains, blocky buildings, ancient columns. I also paint small onlookers and cohabitors: little worms, agape eyeballs, goofy vegetables. There is a sweep of hugeness, but also of wonkiness and humor."

October 15—November 6, 2019, Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri 1:00 pm-6:00 pm
October 13—November 3, 2019, Sundays 2:00 pm-5:00 pm

Hampden Gallery

Come support Women's Soccer as they take on Dayton.

October 13, 2019
1:00 pm-3:00 pm

Rudd Field

Columbus Day is a legal holiday in Massachusetts.

October 14, 2019

All Campus

The conference is dedicated to research and education, and will include technical sessions, panel discussions, a graduate student symposium, a poster session, engineering software workshops, business meetings, social events, and opportunities for interesting excursions.

October 14—October 16, 2019 8:00 am-7:00 pm

Campus Center

A Monday class schedule will be followed all day today.

October 15, 2019

All Campus

Record a lecture presentation, narrated tutorial, or a software demonstration and then post the resulting "screencast" on your Moodle course or class website. In this hands-on workshop we will use Camtasia. We will also discuss the different ways screencasting is being used to enhance classroom and online instruction. 

October 15, 2019
10:30 am-12:30 pm

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

Learn how the cutting-edge resources in the UMass Core Facilities can enhance your R&D

October 15, 2019
11:00 am-4:00 pm

Life Science Laboratories, IALS Conference Center

The Office of Research in the College of Nursing is pleased to present the third talk in its 2019 Fall Seminar Series, "Frank Voices Talk PSEG: How We Were Scored, Got $$$, and Engaged Community" by Dr. Jin Kim-Mozeleski (School of Public Health and Health Services) and Cheryl Dukes (College of Nursing).

October 15, 2019
12:00 pm-1:00 pm

Skinner Hall, 101

Join host Elizabeth Hoffman, Program Information Specialist, and Mike Famighette, Director of the Full-time MBA, to learn more about Isenberg’s residential, on-campus Full-time MBA program.

October 15, 2019
12:00 pm-1:00 pm

Online

Join Jessica Moulton, program information specialist, for an in-person information session on campus to learn more about the Isenberg School of Management's MSB&A program. 

October 15, 2019
5:30 pm-6:30 pm

Isenberg School of Management, 108

Through this Latinx Heritage Month Community Building Dinner,  students, faculty, staff and the community  will identify common values that promote collaboration and strengthen community. 

October 15, 2019
6:00 pm-8:00 pm

Campus Center, Amherst Room

The Department of Music and Dance presents the first of two Faculty Chamber Series concerts.

October 15, 2019
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

Have an idea for a patent? Want to look up the patent for something you've been curious about? The UMass Amherst Patent & Trademark Resource Center is one of about eighty such centers in the country that provides patent and trademark help to all members of the community for free.

October 16, 2019 11:00 am-12:00 pm
October 31, 2019 2:00 pm-3:00 pm

Science and Engineering Library, Classroom

Come support Men's Soccer as they take on Yale.

October 16, 2019
3:00 pm-5:00 pm

Rudd Field

Connect with instructors across departments and colleges to share ideas and learn new ways to design curricula using games and game-like activities. Folks who are broadly interested in scholarship on games and game design are welcome, too.

October 16, 2019
4:00 pm-5:00 pm

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

Koru Mindfulness offers an introduction to mindfulness in everyday life.

October 16—November 6, 2019, Wednesdays 4:30 pm-5:15 pm

Campus Center, 804-808

Visiting scholar Kathy Lavezzo (Department of English, University of Iowa) will deliver a talk titled “The Wandering Woman in the Jewish Boy: Gender, Antisemitism, and the English City."  This talk grows out of her research on antisemitism from the age of Bede to the time of Milton.

October 16, 2019
4:30 pm

Arthur F. Kinney Center for Interdisciplinary Renaissance Studies, First Floor Lecture Room

The place to start. Test venture ideas in front of an audience and a panel of judges. No written business models or plans required. Experts will provide real-time feedback.

October 16, 2019
5:00 pm-8:00 pm

Old Chapel

Musicians Jason Robinson, Bob Weiner, and Carl Clements will play an improvisational concert in response to the artwork of Leonardo Drew, now on view at the University Museum of Contemporary Art. 

October 16, 2019
5:30 pm

University Museum of Contemporary Art

bias is a film that challenges us to confront our hidden biases and understand what we risk when we follow our gut.

October 16, 2019
5:30 pm

Isenberg School of Management, Learning Commons

Have questions about Off Campus Housing but don't know where to start? Come in to our small advising session and we'll get you set up on our Off Campus Housing website. 

October 17, 2019
11:00 am-1:00 pm

Bartlett Hall, 103

Come support Women's Soccer as they take on Davidson.

October 17, 2019
3:00 pm-5:00 pm

Rudd Field

 How Hardware Learns: Iteration is central to the process of making almost anything, as design ideas change as they come into contact with reality.

October 17, 2019
4:00 pm-5:15 pm

Agricultural Engineering Building, 114

Walk-in Flu Clinic for the UMass Amherst campus community.

October 17, 2019
4:30 pm-7:30 pm

Berkshire Dining Commons

The food industry is one of the largest contributors to global climate change.

October 17, 2019
5:00 pm-8:00 pm

Hampshire Dining Commons

Tom Segev, a leading Israeli historian and journalist, presents his new book “A State at Any Cost: The Life of David Ben-Gurion.”

October 17, 2019
5:00 pm

Institute for Holocaust, Genocide, and Memory Studies, event hall

Kamila Shamsie is the author of seven novels, which have been translated into over 20 languages.

October 17, 2019
8:00 pm

Old Chapel

Family Weekend has an exciting schedule of events for students and their families to enjoy together.

October 18—October 20, 2019

All Campus

UMass Amherst Carbon Mitigation Taskforce (CMTF) is conducting five interviews with the leading consulting and engineering firms who responded to a Request for Proposals (RFP) to help UMass develop a plan that will transition the campus towards 100% renewable energy for heating, cooling, and electricity needs of the Amherst campus. 

October 18, 2019
10:00 am-5:00 pm

Campus Center, 904-08

Are you a researcher working with a language that uses non-Latin writing systems? Do you want to more effectively discover and access sources in this language? Join area studies librarians Kayleigh Fischietto and Sharon Domier as they share best practices for searching and requesting resources from institutions around the world.

October 18, 2019
1:00 pm-2:00 pm

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

The Town of Great Barrington and the University of Massachusetts Amherst Libraries mark the 50th anniversary of what was, in 1969, the controversial establishment of the W. E. B. Du Bois Boyhood Homesite. Talks, readings, exhibitions, music, and film will take place at the Homesite, Mason Library, and First Congregational Church. 

October 18, 2019
1:00 pm-7:00 pm

W. E. B. Du Bois Boyhood Homesite
The Department of Music and Dance presents a lecture by Timothy Johnson, Professor of Music Theory at Ithica College, titled Caroline Shaw's Musical Interactions with Sol LeWitt's Wall Drawings in Partita for 8 Voices.

October 18, 2019
2:30 pm-4:00 pm

Integrative Learning Center, N255

Rob Ryan-Silva will discuss his work using these approaches to build hardware and build capacities to build hardware in developing countries, how custom hardware can be used to change dynamics of civic engagement, the importance of the open-source movement to international development, and more.

October 18, 2019
2:30 pm-3:45 pm

Agricultural Engineering Building, 114

Come tour some of the newest green buildings on campus, led by Ludmilla Pavlova, Senior Campus Planner, including the Isenberg Innovation Hub.

October 18, 2019
3:00 pm-4:30 pm

Isenberg Business Innovation Hub, meet at the hub at 3:25 pm

Gerson S. Sher provides a sweeping and critical history of what happens when science is used as a foreign policy tool.

October 18, 2019
4:00 pm-5:00 pm

Integrative Learning Center, 131

The Paint Party is a celebration of an aspect of African American culture. Students will take part in a paint party that focuses on the expression of their culture in a creative way.

October 18, 2019
5:00 pm-9:00 pm

Malcolm X Cultural Center, Malcolm X Cultural Center

HFA Literary Magazine - Submit by Friday, October 18th.

October 18, 2019
5:00 pm

All Campus

Join us for a film screening of "How to Let Go of the World and Love All the Things Climate Can't Change."

October 18, 2019
6:00 pm

Commonwealth Honors College, Event Hall East (same building as Root's Cafe)

UMass takes on Union.

October 18, 2019
7:00 pm

Mullins Center

The Department of Music and Dance presents the 45th Annual Multiband Pops concert, coordinated by Jeffrey W. Holmes

October 18, 2019
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Concert Hall

The goal of this conference is to provide students with the tools, content, and networking opportunities to better understand the importance of diversity, and to help them learn the skills and capabilities of inclusive leadership.

October 19, 2019
8:00 am-5:00 pm

Isenberg Business Innovation Hub

The Women of Color Leadership Network will be taking a group of emerging and dynamic women and nonbinary student-of-color leaders from our undergraduate UMass community to share in personal development and community building at our first annual Women of Color Leadership Network (WOCLN) Retreat.

October 19, 2019
9:00 am-9:00 pm

Sirius Community
 Student Parent Programs are hosting Touch A Truck. Join us for a family fun-filled morning and meet the crews, touch the trucks, play games and eat yummy donuts.

October 19, 2019
10:00 am-12:00 pm

Police Department

Sigma Kappa Sorority Dodgeball Tournament. Students must sign up to attend the tournament. There will be a fee.

October 19, 2019
10:30 am

Boyden Gymnasium

Come support your UMass Women's Swim & Dive team as they take on Vermont.

October 19, 2019
1:00 pm

Boyden Gymnasium, Joseph R. Rogers, Jr., Pool

UMass battles Union in their second of two games.

October 19, 2019
7:00 pm

Mullins Center

UMass's short-form improv troupe presents an hour of free comedy with a twist...GLOW STICKS.

October 19, 2019
8:00 pm-9:00 pm

Herter Hall, 231

A famous scientist with magic powers brings a friendly dinosaur to life. When the dinosaur wanders away from home, he discovers a wonderful world full of creatures that light up the darkness and help him find the true meaning of love.

October 20, 2019
2:00 pm

Fine Arts Center Concert Hall

Enjoy great converstation over FREE coffee, tea and tasty snacks.

October 21, 2019
4:00 pm-5:00 pm

Old Chapel, Great Room 2nd Floor

Heather Boushey is president and CEO of the Washington Center for Equitable Growth.

October 21, 2019
4:00 pm-6:00 pm

Crotty Hall, 209

The Water Station (Mizu no eki) by Japanese playwright Ota Shogo is a slow-movement, wordless play. Auditions: Oct. 21 and 22. Callbacks: Oct. 23.

October 21—October 23, 2019 6:00 pm-10:00 pm

Fine Arts Center, 204

Based on the true story of an extraordinary, contradictory young East German. During the day, Gerhard Gundermann was a machine operator. But after work, he was a famous singer-songwriter with a mass following. (Germany, 2019, 127 min., color, German with Eng.  ST)

October 21, 2019
7:00 pm-9:30 pm

Integrative Learning Center, S-240

Create a public web presence for your teaching or research with WordPress, an easy-to-use platform for building websites and blogs. Common uses by faculty include scholarly portfolios, personal blogs, blogs authored by students as part of a course, public-facing course websites, and informational websites for labs, centers, or research groups. 

October 22, 2019
10:00 am-12:00 pm

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

Professor Christine Hatch, UMass Extension Associate Professor, Geoscience department, will give a presentation on the behavior of rivers and basic concepts of fluvial geomorphology. By using an interactive scale model river process table, she will then demonstrate the change of river shape and process over time. 

October 22, 2019
10:00 am

Agricultural Engineering Building, 114

This drop-in event is the kick off party for the UMass Amherst Community Campaign (UMACC) and geared toward employees and retirees interested in making a difference in our community and beyond.

October 22, 2019
11:30 am-1:30 pm

Old Chapel, Great Hall

Join program information specialist Jessica Moulton to learn more about the Isenberg School of Management's newest program, the Master of Finance in Alternative Investments.

October 22, 2019
12:00 pm-1:00 pm

Online

The UManage Center for the Science of Symptom Self-Management is delighted to present the fourth talk in the College of Nursing's 2019 Fall Seminar Series, "Optimizing behavioral therapy for insomnia co-existing with COPD", to be given by Dr. Mary Kapella, Associate Professor at the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Nursing.

October 22, 2019
12:00 pm-1:00 pm

Skinner Hall, 101

What matters most when you are launching your ideas to create sustainability? This 90-minute workshop will provide an understanding of how to identify key profit drivers, how to look at financial statements and how to properly assess product cost.Special Guest Speaker: Les Charm, Senior Lecturer, Babson College

October 22, 2019
6:00 pm-7:30 pm

Bartlett Hall, 301

In coordination with the conference on campus, SES will host the Environmental Career Networking Event to provide students with a meaningful opportunity to engage with a diverse group of seasoned environmental professionals and UMass alumni attending the conference.

October 22, 2019
6:30 pm-8:30 pm

Campus Center, Amherst

The Department of Music and Dance presents a concert by the Graduate Jazz Composers and the Jazz Lab Ensembles.

October 22, 2019
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

In this faculty conversation, we’ll share with each other, the best practices for teaching large classes that are active, inclusive, and engaging. Come prepared to share your ideas and to learn from each other. 

October 23, 2019
12:30 pm-2:00 pm

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

Come support Men's Soccer as they take on the University of Rhode Island.

October 23, 2019
2:00 pm-4:00 pm

Rudd Field

The writer Olga Grjasnowa reads from her latest novel, Gott ist nicht schüchtern (Aufbau Verlag, 2017) which has been translated in English as City of Jasmine (Oneworld, 2019).

October 23, 2019
4:00 pm

Herter Hall, 301

Dream, Discover, Declare: use this informal time to explore the majors, minors, certificate programs and more at UMass Amherst.

October 23, 2019
5:30 pm-7:00 pm

Mullins Center, Concourse

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

October 23, 2019
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Concert Hall

A Place in the Sun is an evocative, poignant new documentary on Tibet's quest for freedom and rights, based on the experiences, aspirations, and achievements of Tibetans in exile.

October 23, 2019
7:30 pm

Isenberg School of Management, 137 (Flavin family auditorium)

The Authors and Innovators Business Ideas Festival will feature best-selling business book authors, innovators, and top business minds, with the content focused on promoting idea exchange and sparking thoughtful, intelligent dialogue.

October 24—October 25, 2019

Mount Ida Campus

Be PROUD and LOUD as you wear your maroon and white to kick off Homecoming in the heart of campus.

October 24, 2019
11:00 am-3:00 pm

Campus Center, concourse

Join us for an afternoon of "The Local Politics of Criminal Justice Reform" with Criminal Justice Scholars and Hampshire County District Attorney David Sullivan as well as Hampshire County Director of Community Prosecution Projects Becky Michaels for a session of Q & A.

October 24, 2019
2:00 pm

Goodell Hall, Bernie Dallas

The Local Politics of Criminal Justice Reform.  2pm Panel: Liz Chiarello, Toussaint Losier, Lucius Couloute, Hadar Aviram.  4pm Keynote Speakers: David E. Sullivan, Becky Michaels

October 24, 2019
2:00 pm-6:00 pm

Goodell Hall, Bernie Dallas

Come support Women's Soccer as they take on La Salle.

October 24, 2019
3:00 pm-5:00 pm

Rudd Field

Join the College of Education to proudly celebrate the accomplishments of our impressive scholarship recipients and recognize the generous donors who make the scholarships possible.

October 24, 2019
5:00 pm-7:00 pm

Furcolo Hall

Interested in an industry position, but not sure how to prepare? Edie Stringfellow, Director of Diversity and Inclusion at MassBio, will discuss how to market yourself for industry as a STEM graduate student.

October 24, 2019
6:00 pm-7:30 pm

Life Science Laboratories, S340

Meet Ben & Jerry's Ice Cream Flavor Guru Natalia Butler '12MS, learn about the art and science of perfecting ice cream flavors, and how she combined her passions to land her dream job.

October 24, 2019
7:00 pm

Campus Center Auditorium

The concert is a live performance of her critically acclaimed 2013 release Money Jungle: Provocative in Blue, which made history by becoming the first album by a woman to ever win a Grammy Award for Best Jazz Instrumental Album.

October 24, 2019
7:30 pm

Bowker Auditorium

Grab your popcorn, pack a blanket, and settle in to watch the big screen on Garber Field.

October 25, 2019
12:00 am

Garber Field
Experience getaways at the UMass Durfee Conservatory and Morrill Greenhouses.

October 25—October 26, 2019 9:00 am-3:00 pm

Durfee Conservatory, and Morrill Greenhouses

Join the College of Education community, Chancellor Kumble Subbaswamy, Dean Cynthia Gerstl-Pepin, and other special guests at a ribbon cutting ceremony for the College of Education's new Carney Family Auditorium.

October 25, 2019
12:00 pm-2:00 pm

Furcolo Hall

In the job market? Need to figure out which companies are best for you? Do you have some leads, but want to impress interviewers with your knowledge of the company? You can learn a lot about companies using Library resources.

October 25, 2019
2:00 pm-3:00 pm

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

Come support Field Hockey as they take on La Salle.

October 25, 2019
3:00 pm-5:00 pm

Gladchuk Field

Walk-in Flu Clinic for the UMass Amherst campus community.

October 25, 2019
3:00 pm-6:00 pm

North Village Apartments
Put on your thinking caps and come over to the Tobin Hall Labs to meet faculty and students and learn about five research programs that hold the promise of making revolutionary advancements!

October 25, 2019
4:30 pm-6:30 pm

Tobin Hall

Celebrate with UMass Dining and enjoy an array of authentic dinner specials prepared by Chef Devinder Kumar. 

October 25, 2019
5:00 pm-9:00 pm

Worcester Dining Commons

Our donors and volunteers are the heart of all that we do to help strengthen our UMass Amherst community in the commonwealth and around the world.

October 25—October 26, 2019 5:00 pm

All Campus

The Alumni Association Board of Directors meeting will be a mix of business and Homecoming fun. Please join us as our guest at the following complimentary activities.

October 25—October 26, 2019 5:00 pm

All Campus

Experience the intersection of technology and innovation in the Library's Digital Media Lab while witnessing firsthand how donor-funded 3D printing and virtual reality capabilities are used to support students and faculty across campus.

October 25, 2019
5:00 pm-7:00 pm

Durfee Conservatory & Morrill Greenhouses
Kick off the weekend with accomplished alumni and impressive students at the College of Humanities and Fine Arts Scholars and Donors Celebration.

October 25, 2019
5:00 pm-7:00 pm

Campus Center, Amherst Room, 10th Floor

Be PROUD and LOUD with alumni, families, and friends at our second annual Homecoming Block Party.

October 25, 2019
5:00 pm-10:00 pm

Goodell Lawn, Student Union Lawn, & Old Chapel
Stop by our booth at the homecoming block party, reconnect with us and meet the newest leaders of sustainability on campus. Look for us under a tent on the Goodell and Student Union Lawns., faculty, and alumni.

October 25, 2019
5:00 pm-10:00 pm

Student Union, Lawn and Goodell Lawns

Celebrate with Emeriti alumni at Homecoming. Reconnect with classmates from the classes of 1968 and earlier and enjoy a fun-filled weekend of UMass Amherst pride, celebrations, tours, and more.

October 25—October 26, 2019 5:00 pm

All Campus

Call your friends and make plans to return to campus for Homecoming.  Enjoy a fun-filled weekend of UMass pride and celebrations featuring our 1968-1972 Student Leaders Reunion Dinner and more.

October 25—October 26, 2019 5:00 pm

All Campus

Call your friends and make plans to return to campus for Homecoming. The weekend will feature our Class of 1969 50th Reunion festivities, UMass pride, tours, and more.

October 25—October 26, 2019 5:00 pm

All Campus

Enjoy a fun-filled weekend of UMass pride, celebrations, tours, and more. Reconnect with friends from your student group, reminisce about your days at UMass Amherst, and experience the revolutionary advances happening today.

October 25—October 27, 2019 5:00 pm

All Campus

Students and alumni take the stage to perform original works of poetry in celebration of the spoken word and self-expression.

October 25, 2019
6:00 pm-9:00 pm

Campus Center Auditorium

Homecoming weekend features action from both UMass Hockey and UMass Football, against local foes. Purchase the Flagship Package to cheer on both teams.

October 25, 2019
7:00 pm

Mullins Center

 In celebration of Herter Art Gallery's 50th anniversary, experience a special gallery walk-through that will showcase the recent art and honor the memory of renowned artist and former faculty member, George Wardlaw, who passed away in July, 2019.

October 25, 2019
7:00 pm-8:00 pm

Herter Art Gallery

UMass takes on AIC.

October 25, 2019
7:00 pm

Mullins Center

The epitome of PROUD and LOUD. Join the band to celebrate and show your UMass pride during Homecoming.

October 25—October 26, 2019 7:30 pm

All Campus

Amjad Ali Khan is one of the undisputed masters of the Indian classical music world.

October 25, 2019
8:00 pm

Fine Arts Center Concert Hall

Chancellor Kumble R. Subbaswamy would like to thank you for generously and proudly supporting UMass Amherst. You are an integral partner in sustaining the success of our university and we couldn't do it without you.

October 26, 2019
9:00 am-11:00 am

Campus Center Auditorium

 Be PROUD and LOUD at the traditional Homecoming Parade as it marches its way through downtown Amherst and the UMass campus.

October 26, 2019
10:00 am-12:00 pm

McGuirk Alumni Stadium

Honors alumni are invited to join Commonwealth Honors College current and former staff and students to celebrate the college's 20th Anniversary. 

October 26, 2019
11:00 am-1:00 pm

Commonwealth Honors College, Events Hall East & West

Come support your UMass Men’s Swim and Dive team as they compete against New Jersey Technical Institute.

October 26, 2019
11:00 am

Boyden Gymnasium, Joseph R. Rogers Jr. Pool

Get an exclusive look at how the busiest place on campus is transforming its spaces, technology, and resources—marked by sustainability and social responsibility—to meet the needs of UMass Amherst and the commonwealth.

October 26, 2019
11:45 am

Library, W.E.B. Du Bois

 Experience the intersection of technology and innovation in the Library's Digital Media Lab while witnessing firsthand how donor-funded 3D printing and virtual reality capabilities are used to support students and faculty across campus.

October 26, 2019
11:45 am-6:00 pm

Library, W.E.B. Du Bois

Be PROUD and LOUD! Put on your maroon and white, gather your friends, and let us do the rest.

October 26, 2019
12:00 pm-3:30 pm

McGuirk Alumni Stadium

Be a part of this campus tradition as our 2019 Homecoming Royalty are crowned during a special on-field presentation at the Homecoming football game.

October 26, 2019
3:30 pm

McGuirk Alumni Stadium

Come support UMass Football during Homecoming as they take on UConn!

October 26, 2019
3:30 pm

McGuirk Alumni Stadium

This event has been CANCELLED.

October 26, 2019
5:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Concert Hall

Take in the sights of UMass and compete in this Homecoming tradition as you run our USATF-certified course with electronic timers.

October 26, 2019
8:30 pm-12:00 pm

UMass Amherst
Join the Black Mass Communication Project (BMCP) for their annual Homecoming celebration.

October 26—October 27, 2019 10:00 pm-1:45 am

UMass Amherst - TBD
The Department of Music and Dance presents a guest artist concert by Jeff Benatar, jazz piano.

October 27, 2019
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

UMass students interested in careers in public service or local government are invited to meet with local government officials for informal conversations and networking at the #LocalGov Lunch.

October 28, 2019
12:00 pm-1:30 pm

Campus Center, Hadley Room

True hydrodynamic modelling at continental scales represents a revolution in hydraulic science and has the potential to transform decision-making and risk management in a wide variety of fields.  This seminar reviews this progress and outlines recent efforts to develop a 30m resolution true hydrodynamic model of the entire continental U.S. 

October 28, 2019
4:00 pm

Old Chapel, Great Hall

Benny Morris and Dror Ze’evi, co-authors of The Thirty-Year Genocide, (Harvard University Press, 2019) will describe and analyze the destruction of Turkey's large Armenian, Greek and Assyrian (Syriac) minorities by the three successive Turkish regimes led by Sultan Abdulhamid II (1894-1896), the Young Turks (1914-1918) and Ataturk (1919-1924).

October 28, 2019
5:00 pm

Institute for Holocaust, Genocide, and Memory Studies, event hall

This October, the Catalan Studies Program at UMass is hosting its 12th Catalan Film Festival.  This year’s theme is: Retorns/Returns/Retornos.

October 28—November 1, 2019 6:30 pm-9:00 pm

Integrative Learning Center, S240

UMass plays an exhibition prior to the season opener.

October 28, 2019
7:00 pm

Mullins Center

The Department of Music and Dance presents a faculty concert by the Faculty Brass Quintet.

October 28, 2019
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

Walk-in Flu Clinic for the UMass Amherst campus community.

October 29, 2019
9:00 am-12:00 pm

University Health Services (UHS), 302

Come learn about about the anatomy of a contract, what’s worth bargaining for, and how to bargain, with copyright attorney Laura Quilter. Bring your contract or just your questions.

October 29, 2019
12:00 pm-1:00 pm

Library, W.E.B. Du Bois, 1938

The lecture will deal with the nature of the first Arab-Israeli war of 1948, the aims of the various participants, the refugee problems that the war engendered, and the balance of forces between the various sides.

October 29, 2019
5:00 pm

Herter Hall, 301

UMass battles Western New England at the Mullins Center.

October 29, 2019
7:00 pm

Mullins Center

The Department of Music and Dance presents a guest artist concert by the JANO Duo, comprised of Naomi Seidman, flute & Jonathan Dexter, cello, featuring UMass faculty member Cobus du Toit, flute.

October 29, 2019
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

73 million Americans, or 26% of the US population, listen to podcasts monthly, and 17%, or 48 million people, listen weekly. If you’ve thought about doing your own podcast to promote your scholarship or research, but don’t know where to start or how to make it accessible, this workshop will walk you through the basics. 

October 30, 2019
10:00 am-12:00 pm

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

This workshop will introduce you to zines - the self-publishing phenomenon.

October 30, 2019
2:00 pm-3:00 pm

Library, W.E.B. Du Bois, 1638

You are invited to the open public lecture "Re-mediation of Everyday Literacy Assets in Japan through Making Fantasy Stories for Japanese Brazilian Children" by Hiroaki Ishiguro, Ph.D., Rikkyo University, Tokyo.

October 30, 2019
5:30 pm-6:30 pm

Montague House, 120

21st Annual Friends of the Libraries Fall Reception with speaker Daniel Ellsberg.

October 30, 2019
6:00 pm

Campus Center, Auditorium

The Department of Music and Dance presents the UMass Amherst Symphony Orchestra, directed by Morihiko Nakahara and conducted by Kristo Kondakçi.

October 30, 2019
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Concert Hall

Walk-in Flu Clinic for the UMass Amherst campus community.

October 31, 2019
3:30 pm-6:30 pm

North Residential Area, Building D lobby

ALL TREATS, NO TRICKS. Join us at any of our four Dining Commons for the biggest Halloween party on campus. We'll have DJs, Pumpkin Painting, Fortune Telling and Table Magic.

October 31, 2019
5:00 pm-9:00 pm

All Dining Commons