Upcoming Events

March 26, 2019 | 06:00pm

Alumni and friends are invited to join Dr. Patty Freedson, renowned professor emerita of kinesiology, to discuss the relationship between physical activity and health outcomes, and the changing role of technology in personalized health monitoring.

Location:

The Club at Pelican Preserve (Fort Myers, FL)

Visit the Alumni Association website to register.
March 26, 2019 | 07:00pm

The Departments of Environmental Health Sciences, Biostatistics & Epidemiology, and Biology welcome Dr. Leonardo Trasande, MD, MPP for a lecture titled "What should we do about PFAS, BPA, and other endocrine disruptors?"

Location:

Integrated Sciences Building Room 221

March 27, 2019 | 04:00pm

The Department of Nutrition will host its 31st Annual Virginia A. Beal Lecture on Wednesday, March 27th, beginning at 5:30pm in the UMass Amherst Campus Center Auditorium. This year, the department welcomes internationally renowned nutritionist and bestselling author Dr. T. Colin Campbell.

Location:

UMass Amherst Campus Center Auditorium

March 30, 2019 | 01:00pm

The Department of Communication Disorders will host a concert of art song and piano music with works by Vaughan Williams, Mendehlsson, Ravel, Beethoven, and Ives. Featuring performances by Christian Schwebler, Laura Josephs, Kevin Bradley, and the Healing Harmonies Choir, a community group comprised of students, alumni, faculty, and community members living with communication challenges, the concert will shine a light on the diversity of clients with neurogenic communication impairments that are served by the department and its graduate students, and the transformative, healing power of music in neurorehabilitation.

Location:

The Northampton Center for the Arts

April 2, 2019 | 09:00am

Join us at this year's annual event! The Ounce of Prevention Conference 2019 will be held on Tuesday, April 2, 2019 at the DCU Center in Worcester. This is a signature prevention oriented gathering focused on building healthier and more equitable communities. This annual conference is organized by the Massachusetts Department of Public Health and is designed to provide professional development and networking opportunities, along with tools, resources and practical skill‐building sessions. The conference will feature a keynote speaker, workshops and networking opportunities.

Location:

DCU Center - Worcester, MA

Register here!
April 2, 2019 | 02:00pm

The School of Public Health and Health Sciences will hold its 22nd Annual Research Day on Tuesday, April 2, from 2-5 pm in the Campus Center Auditorium. The School holds this event annually as an opportunity for faculty, staff, and students within the School and across the university, along with interested members from our community, to learn more about the research, instruction and outreach conducted by its students.

Location:

Campus Center Auditorium

April 4, 2019 | 09:30am

The UMass Amherst School of Public Health and Health Sciences invites you to the next event in the Dean's Symposia Series: "A Conversation in the Community: A Public Health Approach to Suicide Prevention." Join us as we welcome suicide prevention specialist Dr. Eric Caine for his keynote lecture "Rethinking Suicide Prevention."

Location:

Old Chapel

April 5, 2019 | 08:45am

The Department of Communication Disorders will be hosting its annual Professional Development Conference (PDC) for faculty, students, off-campus clinical supervisors, and alumni on Friday, April 5th. This event brings cutting-edge researchers and practitioners to campus to talk about recent developments that influence clinical service provision in speech-language pathology and audiology.

Location:

UMass Amherst Campus Center

April 10, 2019 | 03:00pm

Save the date! Join us during our FREE event - Health Equity Policy Assembly on April 10, 2019 @ 3 - 6pm. Come learn about state policy priorities and how you can help advocate for them to advance health equity in Western MA. Join multi-sector community leaders and advocates from: Berkshire, Franklin, Hampden, and Hampshire counties.

Location:

Pioneer Valley Planning Commission - Springfield, MA

April 18, 2019 | 06:00pm

The healthcare industry is experiencing an explosion of innovations designed to improve healthcare and quality of life. But are these innovations serving all? Join a thought-provoking discussion on the role of innovation in healthcare for current and future generations.

Location:

The University of Massachusetts Club (Boston, MA)

Visit the Alumni Association website to register.

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