Today: September 29, 2016
Wear your maroon and white as our campus community comes together to show UMass pride.

September 29, 2016
11:00 am-3:00 pm

Campus Center, Concourse

Yoshua Bengio, professor, department of Computer Science and Operations Research, Université de Montréal, presents his talk titled “Improving the memory capability of recurrent networks.” 

September 29, 2016
2:00 pm

Computer Science Building, 150/151

Engage in a conversation with Jennine Capó Crucet, the author of this year’s Common Read book, “Make Your Home Among Strangers.”

September 29, 2016
2:00 pm-3:30 pm

Campus Center, 804

All faculty and instructors are invited to a creative teaching salon addressing the question “Starting a new semester: how do you kick off a class?"

September 29, 2016
3:30 pm-5:00 pm

University Club

Guest speaker: Jeffrey Hescock, director of university emergency management and business continuity.

September 29, 2016
4:00 pm-5:00 pm

Campus Center, Blue Wall

The English Department presents the 21st Annual Sidney Kaplan Memorial Lecture, to be delivered by Phillip Brian Harper of New York University: "Challenges of Literary Contemporariness: The Case of Rankine's Citizen"

September 29, 2016
4:30 pm

Campus Center, 904-908

Harvard University labor economist George Borjas will discuss main arguments from his book “We Wanted Workers: Unraveling the Immigration Narrative” as part of a panel for the Social Science Matters speaker series on Migration.

September 29, 2016
5:00 pm

Goodell Hall, Bernie Dallas Room

The work of photojournalist Diana Mara Henry spans four decades of political, social, and cultural change in America. 

August 31—January 13, 2017 9:00 am
This event does NOT occur on:
November 24, December 24—December 26, December 29—December 30, January 1—January 2, January 8

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

“The Weight of Air” is a cross-disciplinary, multi-media exhibition by photographer, videographer, and imaging specialist James Gehrt.

September 13—October 6, 2016, Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri 1:00 pm-6:00 pm
September 11—October 2, 2016, Sundays 2:00 pm-5:00 pm

Hampden Gallery

The UMass Amherst Libraries host a series of interactive climate change events in the W.E.B. Du Bois Library. 

September 12—October 31, 2016, Mondays 3:00 pm-3:45 pm
September 21, 2016 12:30 pm-2:00 pm
September 29, 2016 7:00 pm-9:00 pm
October 20, 2016 7:00 pm-9:00 pm
November 4, 2016 12:30 pm-2:00 pm

Library, W.E.B. Du Bois, 1638 & 2601

Both artist/photographers were tasked with the challenge of choosing  twenty-five portraits from each others oeuvre.

September 14—October 14, 2016, weekdays 11:00 am-4:00 pm
September 18—October 9, 2016, Sundays 1:00 pm-4:00 pm
This event does NOT occur on:
October 10

Herter Art Gallery

You may be eligible for a research study on Epstein-Barr virus, the virus that causes mono.

September 20—October 11, 2016, Tuesdays 5:30 pm-8:00 pm
September 21—October 12, 2016, Wednesdays 8:00 am-4:00 pm
September 15—October 13, 2016, Thursdays 5:30 pm-8:00 pm

University Health Services
This exhibition presents the history of Cobra through paintings, sculpture, prints and primary documents by artists such as Asger Jorn, Pierre Alechinsky, Karel Appel, Constant and Corneille. 

September 15—November 20, 2016, Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri 11:00 am-4:30 pm
September 15—November 20, 2016, weekends 2:00 pm-5:00 pm
This event does NOT occur on:
November 11

University Museum of Contemporary Art, 35

The Marriott Meals is a core course within the HTM program in which students have the opportunity to manage the restaurant with a team of student employees. All meals are attentively managed, prepared and served by students.

September 20—December 14, 2016, Tue/Wed/Thu
This event does NOT occur on:
October 11—October 13, October 25, November 16, November 22—November 25, December 15

Campus Center - Marriott Center, 1101

This exhibition showcases projects from the Department of Architecture’s Spring 2016 Graduate Design IV studio at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. The focus of the studio was to develop students’ skills in designing innovative, wood-constructed, mixed-use sustainable buildings.

September 22—October 21, 2016 10:00 am-6:00 pm

UMass NYPOP
A drop-in group for students of color facilitated by Michelle Youngblood of CMASS and Linda Scott, CCPH

September 22—December 15, 2016, Thursdays 4:00 pm-5:30 pm
This event does NOT occur on:
November 24

Wilder Hall, 102

Tim Carter of the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill will be in residency at the Renaissance Center.

September 26—September 30, 2016 10:00 am-4:00 pm

The Massachusetts Center for Interdisciplinary Renaissance Studies
Get your maroon and white on and join the Homecoming celebrations.

September 29—October 1, 2016

All Campus

Come to Walk-in clinics around campus and at UHS to get a flu vaccination.

September 29—October 27, 2016, Thursdays
October 7—October 28, 2016, Fridays

"Science and the Renaissance (Rocking the Boat) will explore science, providing some background before moving directly into the Renaissance, concentrating on the factors that seriously interfered with scientific development throughout its history in Europe and elsewhere. 

September 29—November 3, 2016, Thursdays 7:00 pm-8:30 pm

The Massachusetts Center for Interdisciplinary Renaissance Studies