February 10, 2016 - 12:00pm

Equity in Breastfeeding: Where we have been? Where should we be heading?

Dr. Rafael Pérez-Escamilla

Professor, Epidemiology & Public Health
Director, Global Health Concentration, Yale School of Public Health
Director, Office of Public Health Practice, Yale School of Public Health

February 10, 2016 -
12:00pm to 2:00pm

Diversity & Social Justice Listening Lunch Series: "Amherst, Small Pox, and Lord Jeff"

Please join for our first Listening Lunch session of the semester. The event is titled "Amherst, Small Pox, and Lord Jeff," and the featured speaker will be Joyce W. Vincent, Director of the Dr. Josephine White Eagle Cultural Center and Assistant Director of the Certificate Program in Native American Indian Studies, UMass Amherst.

February 10, 2016 - 5:30pm

What to Wear to the Career Fair

Career Fashion Show and Career Clothing Sale: Come and see your fellow students model different types of career-appropriate clothing—formal business attire, business casual and interview appropriate clothing—while staff and sponsors provide insight and feedback about how to make the most of clothing and accessories. Our clothing sponsors for this event include TJMaxx, Marshalls, Men’s Warehouse, and an accessories booth by Hannoush Jewelers.

February 10, 2016 - 7:30pm

Mass. Multicultural Film Festival: "Sembéne!"

(dir Samba Gadjigo & Jason Silverman, USA, 2015, 82 min)

Presenting the story of the "father of African cinema," this documentary brings to life self-taught pioneering Senegalese filmmaker Ousmane Sembéne's 50-year-long battle to give African stories to Africans with exclusive interviews and rare archival footage. Introduction by Patrick Mensah, LLC Department, UMass Amherst.

Local filmmaker and Sembéne colleague and biographer Samba Gadjigo will be present.

February 17, 2016 -
1:00pm to 4:00pm

Employer Resume Review Day

Ever wonder what actual employers think of your resume when you submit it for a job? Now is your chance to find out. Up to 7 different companies, representing several different industries, will have recruiters here in Goodell to help you review and improve your resume. They can give you insider tips and wisdom about what people in their industries look for in a great resume. Walk-in basis for resume reviews. Check in at the Career Services Desk in Goodell 511. Bring a printed copy of your resume.

February 17, 2016 - 6:00pm

Diversity & Social Justice Film Series: "CinemAbility"

Please join us for a screening of CinemAbility. The post-screening discussion will be led by Prof. Marty Norden, Department of Communication; and Madeline Peters, Director, Disability Services.

February 17, 2016 - 7:30pm

Mass. Multicultural Film Festival: "Why Can't I Be Tarkovsky?"

Why Can't I be Tarkovsky? (Neden Tarkovski Olamiyorum)
(dir Murat Düzgünoğlu, Turkey, 2015, 91 min, Turkish w/English subtitles)

This low-key, tragicomic story presents us with a glimpse of the life of Bahadir, director of TV movies, who dreams of making artistically ambitious films like those of his idol, Andrei Tarkovsky.

February 18, 2016 (All day) to February 21, 2016 (All day)

IMPACT National Conference

What is IMPACT?  The IMPACT Conference is historically the largest annual conference focused on the civic engagement of college students in community service, service-learning, community-based research, advocacy and other forms of social action. We are expecting up to 600 students from colleges all over the country to attend.

February 18, 2016 - 4:00pm to February 22, 2016 - 6:00pm

Career Fair Preparation Sessions

Learn from our knowledgeable Peer Advisors what to expect at a Career Fair—everything from what to wear, to how many copies of your resume you should bring and what the heck is an elevator pitch! Come with whatever questions you have.
o   February 18th 4:00 in 614 Goodell
o   February  22nd 12:00pm in 419 Goodell
o   February 22nd 4:00pm in 508 Goodell

February 22, 2016 -
1:00pm to 4:00pm


Career Advisors and Peer Advisors will be on hand to review resumes all afternoon in anticipation of the up-coming Career Fairs.  Bring a printed copy of your resume and get professional advice about what works and what doesn’t work. Check in at the Career Services Desk in Goodell 511.