Lecture/Talk
Jay Lund, professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of California, Davis, presents “Drought and Global Change-Lessons from California.”

October 6, 2016
4:00 pm-5:00 pm

Campus Center, Amherst Room

Harvard University paleoanthropologist Dan Lieberman will use the lens of evolution to consider the kinds of physical activity and inactivity for which humans are adapted, and then consider their implications for health.

October 6, 2016
4:00 pm

Commonwealth Honors College Building, Events Hall

Enjoy an intimate discussion with the Apple co-founder, innovator and philanthropist Steve Wozniak.

October 7, 2016
6:00 pm-8:00 pm

UMass Club, Boston MA
Wesley M. Daniel of Michigan State University, Nick Sievert of University of Missouri, and Jana Steward of USGS/ Wisconsin Water Science Center will speak about “FishTail: a decision support tool for assessing the conservation status of fish habitats in the NE CSC region.”

October 12, 2016
3:30 pm-4:30 pm

Morrill Science Center, 134

Richard Jackson, professor of peace studies and deputy director at the National Centre for Peace and Conflict Studies (NCPACS), University of Otago, New Zealand, speaks on "Pacifism as a Discursive Resistance to Contemporary Studies."

October 12, 2016
4:00 pm-6:00 pm

Tobin Hall, 423

Ernie Gallo of UMass Amherst will be presenting a Renaissance Wednesday Lecture on the topic of Galileo.

October 12, 2016
4:00 pm

Massachusetts Center for Interdisciplinary Renaissance Studies

Dennis Childs is associate professor of African American Literature and an affiliate faculty member of the department of ethnic studies and critical gender studies at the University of California, San Diego.

October 13, 2016
4:00 pm-6:30 pm

Goodell Hall, Bernie Dallas Room

The event will feature a keynote address by Leslie Chambers '79, MS '85, President and CEO, American Parkinson Disease Association.

October 14, 2016
1:00 pm-3:00 pm

Life Science Laboratories, S330

The 2016 UMass/Five College Graduate Program in History Distinguished Annual Lecture presents a lecture by Talitha L. LeFlouria, University of Virginia.

October 17, 2016
4:30 pm

Goodell Hall, Bernie Dallas Room

Charlana Y. Simmons of Student Success and Diversity in the College of Natural Sciences will discuss the state of diversity in STEM at UMass, providing details about the enrollment, persistence and success of students from diverse backgrounds in STEM.

October 18, 2016
4:00 pm

Hasbrouck Hall

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