October 18, 2019
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

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
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

Making a Difference in Developing Countries. Emerging tools and approaches in digital fabrication and electronics are empowering non-traditional makers to develop and implement technical hardware at scales and in contexts that would have been impractical just a few years ago. 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

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

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

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

October 18, 2019
5:00 pm

All Campus

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

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

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

October 10—October 19, 2019
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October 13—October 15

Rand Theater

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

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
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November 28

Science and Engineering Library

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
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November 29

Bartlett Hall, 103

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).

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
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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
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November 23—November 30

University Museum of Contemporary Art

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

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
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November 23—December 1

University Museum of Contemporary Art

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
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October 14

Augusta Savage Gallery

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

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

October 18—October 20, 2019

All Campus