The University of Massachusetts Amherst

Alumni Events

Wednesday, September 30, 2020 - 6:00pm to Monday, March 22, 2021 - 6:00pm

2020-2021 Feinberg Series | A Planet on a Precipice: Histories and Futures of the Environmental Emergency

The 2020-2021 Feinberg Series explores the climate and environmental emergency in historical perspective.

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Tuesday, March 2, 2021 - 4:00pm to Thursday, March 4, 2021 - 4:00pm

How to Fix Social Media…and Civic Life, and Everything Else

Join us for a conversation with Ethan Zuckerman in two parts. Co-presented by the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences (SBS) and the College of Information and Computer Sciences (CICS). 

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Wednesday, March 3, 2021 - 7:00pm to 8:15pm

Networking Night 2021: An Evening with Industry Experts

Get a leg up from alumni with keen insights into industry trends and tips on adapting to changing realities and requirements. At Networking Night 2021, you'll meet industry experts, ask questions, and get the advice you need to advance your career—all while boosting your professional network with contacts in STEM, finance, hospitality, government, law, media, marketing, and more.

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Tuesday, March 16, 2021 - 4:45pm

Make or Break: The Economic Effects of the Minimum Wage

The current federal minimum wage of $7.25 has not changed since 2009. Today's minimum wage worker earns less in real dollars than they would have 50 years ago. While there's popular support for raising the minimum wage to address low pay and economic disparities most often realized by women and people of color, the effect is a matter of debate among economists.

Join UMass scholars and one of the foremost researchers on this topic, Professor Arindrajit Dube, for a discussion about the economic impact of minimum wage policies.

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Wednesday, March 24, 2021 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm

ADVANCE Annual Lecture with Dr. Shirley Malcom

Science in the Time of COVID and America’s Reckoning with Race
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