In accordance with Massachusetts regulations, strict restrictions are in effect for in-person campus events. Most of the the events listed here are taking place remotely on Zoom and other online platforms. See each listing for details. All times are United States Eastern Time Zone.
Month of September 2020
As UMass Amherst continues to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic, and in accordance with orders issued by the Governor of Massachusetts, restrictions are in place for events taking place on campus.

March 12—December 31, 2020

All Campus

Free and open to all UMass and Five College students who identify as trans, non-binary, gender non-conforming or questioning.

September 15—December 23, 2020, Thursdays 5:30 pm-6:30 pm

Online

This group will offer students support with any changes in their life associated with the COVID-19 crisis.

May 20—September 3, 2020, Wednesdays 4:00 pm-5:00 pm

Online

Experiential personal growth group with a focus on mutual support, self-exploration, self-expression, interpersonal relationships, managing anxiety, balancing multiple roles, and addressing obstacles to completing dissertations/theses.

May 20—September 16, 2020, Wednesdays 3:30 pm-5:00 pm

This group is intended for seniors to process and receive connection around losses unique to them.

May 20—September 3, 2020, Wednesdays 4:00 pm-5:30 pm

Virtual

This group will offer students of color support with any changes in their life associated with the COVID-19 crisis. The group is a drop-in model, where discussion is based on the needs of the group that day.

May 28—September 11, 2020, Thursdays 3:00 pm-4:00 pm

This year’s Building Bridges Virtual Showcase provides a variety of opportunities to come together online and participate in one of several Live Sessions and to view our Digital Galleries.

June 30—December 31, 2020

Online

Love reading and looking for a fun way to connect with UMass alumni? Take a break from your everyday and join the Read UMass Virtual Book Club to discuss new ideas and connect with other curious minds.

August 6—October 8, 2020

Waiting to go home or move into your own space? Staying at UMass? Already home but wanting to connect with other students? Join us in this supportive drop in space hosted by CCPH where you can connect with other students in a similar situation. 

August 18—November 18, 2020, Tuesdays 2:00 pm-3:00 pm

Virtual, Zoom

Campu Recreation is offering a remote group fitness schedule this fall.

August 24—November 20, 2020

Virtual, Zoom

Intramural Sports Trivia Registration via IMLeagues. 

August 25—August 31, 2020 8:00 am-11:59 pm
September 8—September 14, 2020 8:00 am-11:59 pm
September 22—September 28, 2020 8:00 am-11:59 pm
October 6—October 12, 2020 8:00 am-11:59 pm
November 3—November 9, 2020 8:00 am-11:59 pm

A semester-long festival of curated short films/digital media and Zoomcasts with an array of guests: filmmakers, multimedia artists, performers, writers, movie theater managers, scholars, and curators.

August 26—November 11, 2020, Wednesdays 7:00 pm-8:30 pm

Online

Featuring works by over 50 artists from 17 countries, Breathing While Black is a juried digital visual art exhibition, inviting international response to the recent and ongoing slaughter of Black Americans.

September 1—November 20, 2020

Online

Would you like to win $2,000 towards your (or your student's) spring 2021 tuition and fees? Enter the tuition raffle by November 20 for your chance to win! 

September 1—November 20, 2020

Online

The Student Force is one of the three forces that comprise the Amherst Fire Department. The Student Force operates its own engine company and has its own vehicle operators and officers. We are currently recruiting for our Fall 2020 training program.

September 1—September 30, 2020

Have a venture idea? Looking to learn more about entrepreneurship at UMass? Startup Bootcamp: Entrepreneurship 101 is for you!

September 1, 2020
5:30 pm-6:30 pm

Link TBA.

September 1—November 17, 2020, Tuesdays 7:00 pm-8:00 pm

Let's stay connected globally! Join us for fun and friendly virtual conversations with UMass students and community, while enjoying your coffee or tea. 

September 2—November 18, 2020, Wednesdays 9:00 am-10:00 am

Virtual

Have a venture idea? Looking to learn more about entrepreneurship at UMass? Startup Bootcamp: Entrepreneurship 101 is for you!

September 2, 2020
12:00 pm-1:00 pm

Join the 1st Fall 2020 Meeting of the LGBTQIA+ Graduate Student Support Group!Zoom Meeting ID: 934 7774 7004https://umass-amherst.zoom.us/j/93477747004

September 2, 2020
5:30 pm-6:30 pm

Weekly LGBTQ+ Discussion & Support Group for undergraduate students. Every Wednesday, 6:30-8:00pm  Zoom link: https://bit.ly/2Q8bgLe  

September 2—November 18, 2020, Wednesdays 6:30 pm-8:00 pm

Join us for our first Fall 2020 meeting to learn about O-STEM and events planned for this semester. 

September 2, 2020
7:00 pm-9:00 pm

A bi-weekly event where we hold a church service involving praise and worship and a sermon.

September 3—November 15, 2020, Sundays
This event does NOT occur on:
September 13, September 27, October 11—October 18, October 25, November 8

Online

Join Dr. Tracy Corley, lead author of From Transactional to Transformative: The Case for Equity in Gateway City Transit-Oriented Development (https://massinc.org/research/equity-report/), for a deeper dive into community-centric planning. 

September 3, 2020
4:00 pm-5:00 pm

Virtual, Zoom

An event by and for LGBTQ+ students to get to know each other, share resources and build community! Come to ask questions, spend time with old friends and meet new people!

September 3, 2020
8:00 pm-9:00 pm

Virtual, https://bit.ly/3aEUtJb

 You asked, we deliver. More BINGO Thursday night 8-10 p.m. with a fresh fall theme.

September 3, 2020
8:00 pm-10:00 pm

Online

In this joint seminar, we highlight our department’s recent and ongoing research on SARS-CoV-2 and Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19).

September 4, 2020
10:00 am-11:00 am

Please join us for an informal virtual hour to socialize and get to know each other, while sipping on your favorite bevarge! 

September 4, 2020 4:00 pm-5:00 pm
November 6, 2020 4:00 pm-5:00 pm
December 4, 2020 4:00 pm-5:00 pm

Online

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this fall semester all events will be hosted virtually through UMass Zoom.

September 4, 2020
7:00 pm-9:00 pm

Online

WMUA Fall 2020 poster sale fundraiser!  Students can list University of Massachusetts as their school for a portion of the funds to come to WMUA. 

September 6—September 11, 2020 12:00 pm-6:00 pm

A biweekly virtual Zoom event where we will read a spiritual-related book that we choose and will all be able to talk about it during our meetings. 

September 6, 2020, Sundays 5:00 pm-10:00 pm
September 20, 2020, Sundays 5:00 pm-10:00 pm
October 4, 2020, Sundays 5:00 pm-10:00 pm
October 18, 2020, Sundays 5:00 pm-10:00 pm
November 1, 2020, Sundays 5:00 pm-10:00 pm

Online

UPC hostts a  weekly Sunday Late Night Movie.

September 6—November 15, 2020, Sundays 8:00 pm-10:30 pm
This event does NOT occur on:
October 18

Online

Becuse of the abbreviated fall semester this year, online and face-to-face classes are being held on Labor Day.

September 7, 2020

Intramural "Sports Opinion" Contest. Give us your hot takes on the Greatest Athlete of All Time via the written word and video. Register online via IMLeagues.

September 7—September 13, 2020 8:00 am-11:59 am

Learn about the prestigious  Goldwater Scholarship for sophomore and juniors wishing to pursue a research career in STEM disciplines.

September 7, 2020
2:00 pm-3:00 pm

Learn about applying for the Harry S. Truman Scholarship — awarding up to $30,000 to juniors or third-year students with a senior standing, and are pursuing graduate studies in public service-related fields.

September 7, 2020
3:00 pm-4:00 pm

Join The spACE+: A space for Ace/Aro/Demi/Gray community.

September 7—November 16, 2020, Mondays 6:30 pm-7:30 pm
This event does NOT occur on:
September 7, September 14, September 28, October 12, October 26, November 9

P.R.O.P.S.  (Presenting Real, Original, Powerful, Stories) offers selected students the opportunity to share inspiring stories & innovative discoveries in a virtual showcase for UMass and the larger community. Talks can explore a range of topics including personal growth, academic research, or new perspectives.

September 8—October 19, 2020

"Introduction to the new Core Facilities administrative management system and Q&A"

September 8, 2020
2:00 pm-3:00 pm

Virtual

A weekly event that allows members of the organization to come together and learn more in-depth about the word of God as well as engage and learn from one another.

September 8—November 11, 2020, Wednesdays 4:30 pm-8:00 pm

Online

WOCLN invites you to attend this virtual gathering to connect with old friends, meet new people, meet WOCLN staff and learn about our Justice Series for this year!

September 8, 2020
5:30 pm-6:30 pm

Produced by Maegan Clearwood, Percival Hornak, and Helen RahmanIf you are a witch, witch-curious, magickally inclined, or somewhere in-between, you are warmly invited to audition for COVEN-19, or Magicks for Unprecedented Times.

September 8—September 9, 2020 6:00 pm-10:00 pm

Online

Behind the statistics and rhetoric there are stories, stories that illuminate the social and cultural complexities of this moment. Created by a team of student and faculty collaborators this podcast will bring together experts and folks with first hand experience to document and investigate the pandemic from a multiplicity of perspectives. We will work to humanize the experiences of those that, in our isolation, we might not have access to.  

September 8—September 9, 2020 6:00 pm-10:00 pm

Online

Do you want to represent the student body of UMass Amherst? Are you interested in influencing change on campus policies? Come learn about the UMass SGA and how you can get involved.

September 8, 2020
6:00 pm-7:00 pm

Online

A new facilitated discussion space for first year and transfer LGBTQ+ students to make friends, build community and get support during their first year at UMass.

September 8, 2020
7:00 pm-8:00 pm

Virtual

Every Tuesday evening we (the Cru folks) get together to enjoy sharing time with each other and to learn more about life in Christ.

September 8, 2020
7:30 pm-9:00 pm

Online

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

September 9, 2020
1:00 pm-2:30 pm

Come to this valuable Gilman Scholarship Info Session and learn about this great funding opportunity, and reach for your overseas experience.

September 9, 2020
1:00 pm-2:00 pm

Virtual, Zoom

Local entrepreneurs are ready to answer all your questions about founding and startups.

September 9, 2020
1:00 pm-2:00 pm

9/9/20: We will be having our intro meeting at which students can meet each other and learn more about our organization and being on pre-medical and pre-health tracks at UMass.  Zoom Registration Link: https://umass-amherst.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJ0tdO2uqj4oH9O2NlPcHpSKSvDKsu020e_9 

September 9—November 18, 2020, Wednesdays 6:00 pm-7:00 pm
This event does NOT occur on:
October 7, October 21, November 4

Online

Join the Taiwanese Chinese Student Association (TCSA) for our Fall 2020 General Interest meeting! Come meet new friends, play games, and win prizes! 

September 9, 2020
7:00 pm-9:00 pm

Online

This event is Habitat's first general body meeting.

September 9, 2020
7:30 pm-8:30 pm

Online

Join us as we kick off this semester! We'll be announcing the semester's book for our first Book Club! We'll also talk about our next steps for Mental Health Advocacy, this semester's theme. 

September 9, 2020
8:00 pm-9:00 pm

Online

This drop-in supportive group is offered to create a safe, affirming, and confidential space for Latinx-identified students who would like to come together to share their stories, struggles, and successes as they work to accomplish their academic goals at UMass.

September 10—November 19, 2020, Thursdays 4:00 pm-5:00 pm

Online

The School of Public Health and Health Sciences and the UMass Amherst Institute for Global Health (IGH) are pleased to announce the first talk in its IGH 2020 Global Health Seminar Series by Dr. Bruno Sunguya. 

September 10, 2020
8:30 am-9:30 am

Online

The UMass Amherst Arts Extension Service and the College of Humanities and Fine Arts Advising and Career Center are pleased to present the Arts Entrepreneurship Initiative's Fall 2020 Arts and Humanities Virtual Internship Fair.

September 10, 2020
11:30 am-2:30 pm

Online

Tonya Nashay Sanders's research interests lay at the intersections of community revitalization through the venue of faith-based organizations; faith-based organizations disaster preparedness, relief, and recovery; and community development and health.

September 10, 2020
4:00 pm-5:00 pm

How does the environmental justice movement include and exclude the lived experiences and voices of marginalized communities of color, and which issues does the movement tend to focus on and overlook? We can learn more about this by looking more closely at the ways in which food, climate, and farming intersect with race -- especially in urban cities and communities with higher populations of people of color. 

September 10, 2020
5:30 pm-6:45 pm

Online

The Persian Student Association will be welcoming new and old members to not only the e-board, but introducing our values as a club and the future of PSA.

September 10, 2020
5:45 pm-6:45 pm

Online

Excited and interested in joining the TCSA E-Board Family? Welcome all to our Fall E-Board Elections! E-Board is a great way to work together with amazing people around campus and share ideas and build leadership skills! Along with access to a "Behind-the-Scenes" view of planning our events, you'll make wonderful friends and forge critical connections, and so much more! See our Facebook for more details and sign-up here: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfukeVxVbH92leUtMGxRKqTp_t7nWbF9TXjY8Es5GeYAezsEg/viewform

September 10, 2020
6:00 pm-9:00 pm

Online

Come join us to talk about the Netflix show, Indian Matchmaking! We'll be discussing about our favorite characters and humorous aspects, as well as how our community may have been portrayed in a negative light. Additionally, come meet Nadia Jagessar at 6:30 as we ask her about her experience on the show! 

September 10, 2020
6:00 pm-7:15 pm

Online

Kristina Wong is an elected representative of Koreatown, Los Angeles, but before she created a raucous show about her current stint in public office, she was a scrappy performance artist with a bright future in reality television. This comedic performance tells the story of what it means to run for local office, the history of voting, and the impact artists can have on democracy. Kristina's residency will include educational outreach to UMass students in Theatre, Asian American Studies, and History. Recommended for ages 17+.

September 10, 2020
7:00 pm

Virtual

The campus marks the 19th anniversary of the September 11 terrorist attacks and the lives lost that day with the ringing of the Old Chapel bells.

September 11, 2020

Old Chapel

Excited and interested in joining the TCSA E-Board Family? Welcome all to our Fall E-Board Elections! E-Board is a great way to work together with amazing people around campus and share ideas and build leadership skills! 

September 11, 2020
2:30 am-7:00 pm

Online

YouTube premiere Friday, September 11, 2020 4:00 p.m. ET Online Friday, September 11 through Thursday, September 17, 2020

September 11—September 17, 2020 4:00 pm

Online

UMass KSA Fall 2020 GIM is an event open to all students to learn more about the organization's purpose and its e-board members.

September 12, 2020
7:00 pm-8:00 pm

Online

Send your work to thescribeumass@gmail.com, or check out our previous edition at scribeumass.wordpress.com!

September 14—September 27, 2020

Online

Innovative skills-based free workshops open to all UMass students, focused on learning practical tools for coping with stress and anxiety.

September 14—December 18, 2020, weekdays 3:00 pm-4:00 pm

Online

Devised and directed by Rudy RamirezImmersive theater works by placing its audience amid the action; we’re taking this concept remote.

September 14—September 15, 2020 7:00 pm-9:00 pm

Online

LGBTQIA+ Workshop is free and open to all students. Join us in this supportive space where we will discuss how to access LGBTQIA+ resources on campus, discuss ways to build community, and explore new ways to manage your personal wellness. Students welcome to attend some or all sessions.

September 22—November 17, 2020, Tuesdays 4:00 pm-5:00 pm

Online

Hampden Gallery at the University of Massachusetts Amherst announces the launch of The Presence of Absence, a solo online exhibition by Leyden, MA-based artist, Trish Crapo.

September 15—October 7, 2020

Online

Intramural Madden League Registration on IMLeauges.

September 15—September 21, 2020 8:00 am-11:59 pm

This session will offer an introduction to the concepts of implicit bias and microaggressions. You will learn how to identify some microaggressions and explore a few strategies that can help you to respond more effectively. 

September 15, 2020
11:30 am-1:00 pm

Online

Join host Lara Curtis, Program Information Specialist, and Mike Famighette, Director of the Full-time MBA, to learn more about Isenberg’s full-time, residential, On-Campus MBA program.

September 15, 2020
12:00 pm-1:00 pm

Online

LGBTQIA+ Graduate Student Support Group and Discussion Space.  

September 16—November 11, 2020, Wednesdays 5:30 pm-6:30 pm
This event does NOT occur on:
September 23, October 7, October 21, November 4

Online

This five week group is for anyone who could use some support in navigating the logistics and stressors of caring for an aging loved one.

September 16, 2020 11:00 am-12:00 pm
September 30, 2020 11:00 am-12:00 pm
October 14, 2020 11:00 am-12:00 pm
October 28, 2020 11:00 am-12:00 pm
November 11, 2020 11:00 am-12:00 pm

Online

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

September 16, 2020
12:00 pm-1:00 pm

Manage stress and cultivate mindfulness with UMass Meditates – weekly guided contemplative sessions and on-demand content.  Join our Zoom events via the calendar on our website.

September 16, 2020 12:00 pm-12:30 pm
October 14, 2020 12:00 pm-12:30 pm
November 11, 2020 12:00 pm-12:30 pm

Online

Join us for a panel on the July SCOTUS decision in Little Sisters of the Poor Saints Peter and Paul Home v. Pennsylvania to discuss the meaning behind the decision, the real and anticipated impacts, and strategies to reverse these impacts.

September 16, 2020
5:30 pm-6:30 pm

Online

The student advocacy group MASSPIRG, is having their semester kickoff event.

September 16, 2020
6:00 pm-7:15 pm

Online

Virtual team meetings can present several challenges for all us; such as awkward moments, interruptions, voices not being heard, technical glitches, and miscommunication.

September 17, 2020
10:00 am-10:45 am

Online

The online live Zoom event includes a movie that combines a reading of Crapo’s original poetry with images of a simple white nightgown hung from a clothesline on the beach. For the artist, this image conjures her beloved sister, Susan, who died in 2008 of breast cancer.

September 17, 2020
12:00 pm-1:00 pm

Online

Mindfulness of diversity and inclusion and exploring the implicit bias we face when thinking about our customers.

September 17, 2020
12:00 pm-1:00 pm

Virtual, Zoom

Join host Victoria Quill, Program Information Specialist, for a virtual information session to learn more about the MS B&A program.

September 17, 2020
12:00 pm-1:00 pm

Virtual

Dr. Kofi-Charu Nat Turner invites undergraduates, graduate students, faculty and staff interested in collaboratively exploring the benefits of dynamic mindfulness in their daily lives.

September 17—November 21, 2020, Thursdays 1:00 pm-2:00 pm

Online

This is a supportive space for Black and Brown students to come together, talk and learn while engaging in discussions regarding the academic and social pressures at UMass.

September 17—December 18, 2020, Thursdays 4:00 pm-5:00 pm

Online

"Capacity-Building and Networking among Puerto Rico’s Small Non-Profits in Disaster Recovery," a Zube Lecture by Ivis Garcia Zambrana, Assistant Professor in City and Metropolitan Planning, The University of Utah.

September 17, 2020
4:00 pm-5:00 pm

Online

A Taiwanese and Chinese Students' Association presentation on how East Asian countries (Taiwan, South Korea, and China) have responded to the COVID-19 pandemic including an open discussion contrasting the United States' response to these various approaches.

September 17, 2020
7:00 pm-9:00 pm

Online

Join the Stonewall Center on our Discord server (game night channel) for an LGBTQ+ game night. This week we will play Jackbox Party Packs games.

September 17, 2020
7:30 pm-9:00 pm

Online

Let's Talk : International Edition. Free, friendly virtual drop-in session for international students with a counselor from the Center for Counseling & Psychological Health (CCPH).

September 18—November 20, 2020, Fridays 9:00 am-10:00 am
September 18—November 20, 2020, Fridays 4:00 pm-5:00 pm

Online

The Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, part of the School of Public Health and Health Sciences, will host a seminar as part of the Epidemiology program, “Causes of Death: Social Inequities and the Biological Embedding of Racism,” to be given by Dr. David Chae. 

September 18, 2020
10:00 am-11:00 am

Online

WomenHeart is the nation's only patient-centered advocacy, education and support organization solely dedicated to serving the nearly 48 million women in the U.S. Open to all.

September 18, 2020 10:00 am-11:30 am
October 23, 2020 10:00 am-11:30 am
November 20, 2020 10:00 am-11:30 am
December 18, 2020 10:00 am-11:30 am

Online

Manage stress and cultivate mindfulness with UMass Meditates – weekly guided contemplative sessions and on-demand content.  Join our Zoom events via the calendar on our website.

September 18, 2020
12:00 pm-12:30 pm

Online

Join the College of Education, as we will be hosting an open house for our teacher preparation programs for interested students.  The open house will provide an opportunity for students to learn more about our teacher preparation programs and allow them to talk with our program coordinators.  Each open house will be conducted via zoom.  Please register here.  The open house will start at 3:00 p.m.

September 18, 2020
3:00 pm

Online

This event is a way for members to have a conversation with each other while being miles apart, and for us to meet more of you! We want to foster a conversation about the UMass Asian American/Asian community, and we can't wait to hear what you have to say.

September 18—September 20, 2020 3:00 pm-6:00 pm

Online

Kimaya Diggs has created a musical lane all her own.

September 18—September 24, 2020 4:00 pm

Online

Come join us as we continue our study of the Gospel of John!

September 18, 2020
7:00 pm-8:00 pm

Online

Come to AASA's September General Body Event! Meet new people and bond with our e-board!  Via Zoom.

September 18, 2020
7:00 pm-8:00 pm

Online

Join Intramural Sports in trying to determine the Best Sports Movie of All Time according to the UMass Community. 

September 20, 2020
8:00 am

A conversation with Brandi Blessett, PhD, director of the Master of Public Administration Program at the University of Cincinnati.

September 21, 2020
12:00 pm-1:00 pm

Online

All students welcome! Join us to learn basic meditation techniques in an open and friendly environment.

September 21—November 17, 2020, Mondays 2:30 pm-3:30 pm
This event does NOT occur on:
October 12

Online

Join us as we kick off First Connections by gathering to share some exciting news and updates about first-gen life on campus, followed by a panel of community members who will share their stories about being first-gen.  

September 21, 2020
4:00 pm-5:00 pm

Virtual, Zoom

The Big Dig: The Infamous Mega Project That Remastered Boston’s Plan, Advanced Civil Engineering and Created a Generational Architectural & Landscaping Redux.

September 21, 2020
4:05 pm-5:15 pm

Is Racism a Science Problem? Professor Scott Auerbach of UMass Amherst’s chemistry and chemical engineering departments will deliver the 2020 Commonwealth Honors College Plenary Lecture.

September 21, 2020
6:30 pm

Online

Observe sunrise and sunset among the standing stones of the UMass Amherst Sunwheel live online at 6:30 a.m. and 6:15 p.m.

September 22, 2020

Online

The UManage Center for the Science of Symptom Self-Management and the Office of Research in the College of Nursing is pleased to announce the first talk in its 2020 Fall Seminar Series.

September 22, 2020
12:00 pm-1:00 pm

Virtual, Zoom

Come spend an hour with our UMass Admission Counselors and current students having your questions answered regarding the Admissions process and UMass Amherst.

September 22—September 29, 2020, Tuesdays 2:00 pm-3:00 pm
October 1—October 29, 2020, Thursdays 2:00 pm-3:00 pm

Online

Come and learn from first-gen community members about how they’ve navigated the process of finding and prospering in a career.

September 22, 2020
4:00 pm-5:00 pm

Virtual, Zoom

This event is a way for students to learn about the voting history of marginalized groups in this country in a fun and interactive way.

September 22, 2020
7:00 pm-9:00 pm

Online

A monthly webinar series bringing staff together to discuss the successes and challenges that are occurring while working remote during the pandemic.  We’ll incorporate concepts and new tools, such as building resilience, well-being check-ins, Covid-19 Comfort Level chart and improving productivity during the pandemic.

September 23, 2020 9:30 am-10:45 am
October 22, 2020 9:30 am-10:45 am
November 20, 2020 9:30 am-10:45 am
December 17, 2020 9:30 am-10:45 am

Online

Join the CTL for a faculty discussion on the range of possibilities and contextual merits for synchronous and asynchronous instruction. Come prepared to share something you are trying out, and leave with some new ideas from your colleagues.

September 23, 2020
11:30 am-12:30 pm

Online

The School of Public Health and Health Sciences and its partners in the Western Massachusetts Health Equity Network, in collaboration with the New England Public Health Training Center, welcome Loretta Ross, activist and co-founder of the Reproductive Justice Movement, for a conversation on human rights and public health, reproductive health justice, and white supremacy. 

September 23, 2020
12:00 pm-1:00 pm

Online

Manage stress and cultivate mindfulness with UMass Meditates – weekly guided contemplative sessions and on-demand content.  Join our Zoom events via the calendar on our website.

September 23—November 18, 2020, Wednesdays 12:00 pm-12:30 pm
This event does NOT occur on:
October 14, November 11

Online

Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, there has been a rise in harassment, bullying, verbal assaults, and violence directed at Asian Americans and those within the Asian diaspora.  

September 23, 2020
12:00 pm-2:00 pm

Online

The best of the best from 2019-20 compete for $65,000 in Innovation Challenge: The Final. During judges' deliberation, tune in for ecosystem resource sharing, pitching and networking.

September 23, 2020
5:00 pm-8:00 pm

Online

SShare what it means for you to be first-gen! At this event, participants are encouraged to embrace their first-gen experiences and express themselves with art. Poetry, prose, music, short films, paintings, and other mediums encouraged.   

September 23, 2020
6:00 pm-7:30 pm

Virtual, Zoom

A monthly webinar series bringing managers and supervisors of staff together to discuss challenges and share successes of managing in this current context of uncertainty and constant change during the pandemic.  Each webinar will focus on a topic, and provide time for open discussion and Q & A.

September 24, 2020 9:00 am-10:15 am
October 6, 2020 9:00 am-10:15 am
November 12, 2020 9:00 am-10:15 am
December 10, 2020 9:00 am-10:15 am

Online

"Notes on Resilience," an SES BRiDGE and Zube Lecture by Kofi Boone, Professor of Landscape Architecture, College of Design, NC State University.

September 24, 2020
4:00 pm-5:00 pm

Online

Join us  to get information, ideas and inspiration to build a more eco-friendly closet.

September 24, 2020
5:30 pm-6:30 pm

Online

Be inspired by new revolutionary advances and how UMass Amherst is adapting in a virtual world.

September 24, 2020
5:30 pm-6:15 pm

Online

Join the UMass Amherst Libraries for a fun evening of Bingo on Zoom!

September 24, 2020
7:00 pm-8:00 pm

Online

Come and watch "42" starring Chadwick Boseman for free starting on 9/25/20!  Here is the link: https://digitalcampus.swankmp.net/vs-uoma45700.  The movie will be available to UMass students starting at 1:00am ET on Friday and will be available for 24 hours.  Students will be prompted to sign in with their UMass NetID.

September 25—September 26, 2020 1:00 am-1:00 am

Online

The program, Adopted Adults: Connections Across Generations, will span the 2020-21 academic year and feature both personal and professional insights that are shaping the future of adoption research, drawing heavily on the insights and work of adult adoptees themselves. 

September 25, 2020
8:00 am

Online

Title: Non-parametric causal effects based on longitudinal modified treatment policies.

September 25, 2020
10:00 am-11:00 am

Online

"Remote and Large Class Contemplative Work", with Lena Fletcher of Environmental Conservation and Sarah Berquist of Stockbridge School of Agriculture.  All meetings for Fall 2020 will be held on Zoom.

September 25, 2020
10:00 am-11:30 am

Online

This event is a way for members to have conversations with fellow AASA members and the E-Board while being so far away from one another! We want to use this social media event as a way to stay connected during the remote semester, keep up with all of you, and meet new people! Follow our social media on Instagram (@umass_aasa) and our Facebook (UMass AASA) for details about this event! 

September 25, 2020 3:00 pm-6:00 pm

Online

Pamela Means, singer-songwriter, guitarist and activist presents a solo performance of original music and select soulful covers.

September 25—October 1, 2020 4:00 pm

Online

A relaxing/ chill hangout with chai and many friendly faces.

September 25, 2020
7:00 pm-8:30 pm

Online

Come join us on zoom for AASA's very first AASA-lympics! Members will be put into teams, each led by E-Board members, and compete against one another with fun activities! Meet new people, hang out with friends, and just have a grand ol' time!  

September 26, 2020
7:00 pm-9:00 pm

Online

The Student Union Craft Center is hiring! Attend this virtual Q&A session hosted by our staff members so that you can learn the ins and outs of working at the SUCC. 

September 27, 2020
4:00 pm-5:00 pm

Online

Each of us are multi-facetted and multi-dimensional individuals that cannot be narrowed down into singular categories of being. Depending on the intersection our identities, we experience the world in different ways. In this workshop, we will learn about the history of intersectionality, why it matters, and how we can incorporate it toward creating equitable and inclusive workplaces.

September 28, 2020
1:00 pm-2:30 pm

Online

Learn about the prestigious Goldwater Scholarship for sophomore and juniors wishing to pursue a research career in STEM disciplines.

September 28, 2020
2:00 pm-3:00 pm

Virtual, Zoom

Learn about applying for the Harry S. Truman Scholarship — awarding up to $30,000 to juniors or third-year students with a senior standing, and are pursuing graduate studies in public service-related fields.

September 28, 2020
3:00 pm-4:00 pm

Virtual, Zoom

A panel of young alumni entrepreneurs. Presented by CMASS and Berthiaume Center for Entrepreneurship.

September 28, 2020
5:30 pm-7:30 pm

A warm welcome back to this Fall semester from the UMass Cares About Cancer team.

September 28, 2020
7:30 pm-8:30 pm

Online

Join host Jessica Moulton, Program Information Specialist, for a virtual information session to learn more about the MFAI program.

September 29, 2020
12:00 pm-1:00 pm

All are invited to submit questions for discussion upon registering; the panel will do their best to answer as many questions as possible in the time allotted.

September 29, 2020
1:00 pm-2:00 pm

Virtual, Zoom

Approaching a supervisee about their personal struggles involves navigating tricky boundaries of power and privacy.  And yet, particularly in these times, we may find ourselves needing to broach these topics. This workshop will offer tips and guidance for approaching these issues in a kind and respectful way.

September 29, 2020
2:00 pm-3:15 pm

Online

Resistance Studies Initiative Speaker Series: Distinguished Researchers and activists share critical reflections on resistance issues

September 30, 2020
12:00 pm-1:30 pm

Online

The fall kick-off meeting of the UMass Amherst Student Chapter of ICMA: the International City/County Management Association.

September 30, 2020
1:00 pm

Online

Join us for a special virtual sustainability event, The Work That Reconnects, based on the teachings of Joanna Macy* and hosted by Madeleine Charney, Research Services Librarian for Sustainability.

September 30, 2020
4:00 pm-5:15 pm

Online

Join us as Mohit Iyyer, assistant professor in the College of Information and Computer Sciences, shares his computational analysis of over 60 years of sports broadcasts, as well as evidence of racism and unconscious bias in game commentary and the discussion of athletes.

September 30, 2020
4:00 pm-5:30 pm

Online

We are showered every day with the gifts of the Earth and yet we are tied to institutions which relentlessly ask, what more can we take?

September 30, 2020
6:00 pm-7:30 pm

Online

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

September 30, 2020
6:00 pm-7:00 pm

People use the word “goal” to describe things they would like to accomplish, yet less than 40% of all goals that are set ever get achieved. Why is this?

September 30, 2020
7:00 pm-8:00 pm

Virtual, Zoom

MacArthur fellow Sebastian Ruth speaks about his pioneering work as founder of Community MusicWorks.

September 30, 2020
7:00 pm

Online

This general body meeting is an opportunity for students to vent about how their semester is going and how they are feeling while also meeting the E-board.  

September 30, 2020
7:00 pm-8:30 pm

Online