All Events

December07
Wednesday, December 7, 2016 - 4:00pm

Gun Law Enforcement & the Over/Underpolicing Paradox

Today, an unprecedented 11 million Americans are licensed to carry a concealed gun, which raises a paradox for public law enforcement, who must enforce the very laws that undermine their unique ability to use legitimate coercion in the pursuit of social order. Yet, a large segment of law enforcement support expanded civilian access to firearms. To explain this puzzle, Jennifer Carlson of the University of Arizona will discuss the concepts of “administrative justice” and “crime-fighting at a distance.”

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December07
Wednesday, December 7, 2016 -
4:00pm to 7:00pm

Professional Head Shot Event

The SGA is inviting UMass students, faculty, & community members to come by our office, 420 Student Union, to sit for a professional headshot for use on your LinkedIn profile or other professional networks. The event is free, with a 'like' of all of the SGA social media platform. Business attire is suggested for the photo.

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December08
Thursday, December 8, 2016 -
12:00pm to 4:45pm

Post Election Teach-In

Registration (below) is required. Organized by Rachel Rybaczuk, sponsored by TEFD.
Faculty and graduate students will lead informal, participatory sessions on a range of topics. This is an opportunity for students (grad and undergrad), staff, and faculty to engage in discussions outside the traditional classroom setting. 

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December08
Thursday, December 8, 2016 -
4:00pm to 5:30pm

Connections in Color

A drop-in group for students of color facilitated by Michelle Youngblood of CMASS and Linda Scott, CCPH. Supportive space for Students of Color to come together, talk and learn while engaging in discussions regarding the academic and social pressures of being a student of color at UMass.

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December09
Friday, December 9, 2016 -
12:00pm to 2:00pm

Resumania for December Graduates

On the spot resume review. Please stop in with a printed copy.

Graduating seniors can drop-in with their resume for review and suggestions on how to best present themselves in their job search. 

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