October 7, 2015 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm

Webinar and Discussion--Your Federal Career: In DC and Beyond

Federal jobs aren't limited to the confines of the Beltway. Discover the various agencies that have well-paying jobs available all over the country, and learn which missions align best with your personal goals and priorities. Webinar by The Partnership for Public Service, hosted by Career Services and SBS Advising Center. Discussion to follow.

October 7, 2015 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm

Panel discussion: Animal Ethics and Critical Animal Studies

Please join us for an interdisciplinary panel on animal ethics and critical animal studies, moderated by James Owens (Communication, UMass Amherst). Panelists include:

  • Timothy Pachirat (Political Science, UMass Amherst)
  • Matt Ferrari (Communication, UMass Amherst)
  • Christian Gundermann (Gender Studies, Mount Holyoke College)

This event is free and open to the public.

Please note: That evening there will be a screening of the acclaimed observational documentary Bestaire at 7:00pm in ISOM 137 (Flavin Family Auditorium).

October 7, 2015 - 6:00pm

Clinton Global Initiative University Orientation Meeting

Are you going to be among the next generation of leaders to change the world?
Do you have an idea or an initiative to address a pressing global issue related to Education, Environment and Climate Change, Peace and Human Rights, Poverty Alleviation or Public Health?
Do you want to be part of a community of young leaders who don’t just discuss global challenges, but act on them?!
If you answered YES to any of the above, you should join the first UMASS Clinton Global Initiative University Orientation Meeting, where we will:

October 8, 2015 - 10:00am to 4:00pm

VIRTUAL Social Work Graduate School Fair
Free Virtual Grad School Fair for students interested in Social Work. Have your admissions questions answered by representatives from graduate institutions nationwide in this live online event. Go to for more information and to register.

October 8, 2015 - 1:30pm to 4:00pm

Wellington Management Company Info Session

The Business Associate program is an exciting pathway into our firm for candidates who are interested in the variety of career opportunities available in the investment management industry. This three-year program will help you gain insight into our industry, firm and culture, as well as, knowledge of the many different business divisions. Upon completion of the program, you may be placed into positions across the firm that are complementary to your skills, interests, and fulfill a business need.

October 8, 2015 - 1:30pm to 4:00pm

Government, Criminal Justice, & Non-Profit Career Fair

On behalf of the Career Center at Westfield State University, Westfield, MA, we would like to extend an invitation to you, your students and alumni to attend the Annual College Career Centers of Western Massachusetts Government, Criminal Justice & Non Profit Career Fair in the Woodward Center at Westfield State University, Westfield, MA. Over 75 federal, state, and local agencies will be in attendance. Many employers, particularly federal agencies, are interested in meeting students from all academic disciplines including Business, Education, Psychology, Economics and Sociology.

October 8, 2015 - 4:00pm

Cole Lecture in Contemporary Issues: Journalism and the Enduring Struggle for Racial Justice

The past two years remind us that the centuries-old struggle for racial justice in the United States is far from over. Founded on contradictory and irreconcilable principles, our country enshrined the ideals of freedom and equality in its political charter, while forging an economic and social order dependent on slavery.  From the colonial era to the present, racial caste has endured as a singularly destructive force in our national life, excluding many people of color from the full benefits of citizenship while systematically delimiting their social and economic opportunities.

October 8, 2015 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm

Zube Lecture: Paleo-urbanism - Designing With Human Nature

The Department of Landscape Architecture welcomes Tim Tielman, Executive Director, The Campaign for Greater Buffalo, & Principal, The Neighborhood Workshop, LLC.

October 13, 2015 - 11:15am to 12:45pm

Reclaim Our Schools/ Reclamar Nuestras Escuelas

Reclaim our Schools Holyoke is a community movement to fight back against high-stakes testing, school privatization, and other attacks on public education -- and to ensure that the direction of Holyoke's public schools remains in the community where it belongs.

Reclaim Our Schools is an initiative led by the Holyoke Teachers Association in collaboration with Jobs with Justice, Holyoke Para Professionals Association, Mass Teachers Association, Taking it Back, teachers, students, parents, and the larger community.

October 13, 2015 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm

The Road Ahead: A Tibet Without the Dalai Lama?

A Five College Panel Discussion on the Future of Tibet

Hi Holiness, with China and Tibet's current contentious relationship, has said he may be the last Dalai Lama. Come and learn about the Dalai Lama, Tibet, and its future from the Tibetan and Chinese perspectives. Free Admission. Refreshments provided.

Featured panelists include: