March 11, 2013 feed
The press, populism, and the politics of split vision in Venezuela.

March 11, 2013
4:00 pm

Thompson Hall, 519

While studying an active volcano in the Chilean Andes, Professor Laurie Brown discovered lava flows that gave evidence of the most recent reversal of Earth’s magnetic poles. Professor Brown relates how her findings will help predict with more accuracy reversal processes and how future reversals may affect human activity.

March 11, 2013
4:00 pm

Mullins Center, Massachusetts Room

One of the major limitations of the burgeoning research literature on the impact of political conflict on young people is the absence of long-term assessments. This presentation describes an on-going study of Palestinian adults who as youth were the heralded generation of stone throwers of the first intifada. Preliminary findings will be presented.

March 11, 2013
4:00 pm-5:00 pm

Tobin Hall, 423

The Fund For The Public Interest is looking for smart, hard-working students who work well in a team and are eager to work for change after graduation.

March 11, 2013
6:00 pm-7:00 pm

Goodell Hall, 419

Learn to Swing Dance with UMass Ballroom Dance Team!

March 11, 2013
7:00 pm-9:00 pm

Fine Arts Center, Lobby

The UMass Amherst Libraries host an exhibit, “Pioneers of Mass Aggie: Founders, Builders, and Innovators.”  “Pioneers” is the first of three exhibits to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the University of Massachusetts.

January 22—May 11, 2013

Learning Commons in W.E.B. Du Bois Library

The UMCA is pleased to announce an exhibition of work by the Los Angeles-based artist James Welling. This exhibition will focus on the photographer’s work in New England from 1970 to 2010.

January 31—May 3, 2013, Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri 11:00 am-4:30 pm
February 2—May 5, 2013, Sun/Mon/Sat 2:00 pm-5:00 pm
This event does NOT occur on:
February 18, March 16—March 24, April 15

University Museum of Contemporary Art

The exhibit features fifteen 22”x24” images selected from VISUAL’s collection, each one captured during research at UMass Amherst.  Accompanying each image will be a description, in non-technical terms, that explains the science behind the picture. 

February 20—April 7, 2013
This event does NOT occur on:
March 16—March 17, March 23—March 24

Science and Engineering Library

Claudia Sperry has developed an aesthetic that combines the conscious and unconscious qualities of painterly expression, giving each painting a memory of its own, and a dynamic borrowed from her precursors, the alchemists.

February 25—March 15, 2013, weekdays
March 3, 2013, Sundays 2:00 pm-4:00 pm

Student Union Art Gallery

Since first emerging onto the art scene in the early 1960s, the paintings of Larry Poons have been the subject of consistent serious interest to critics and curators.

March 6—April 6, 2013, Sun/Mon/Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri

Herter Art Gallery

This two-session workshop meets March 11 and 13. (Plan to attend both sessions.)  We will cover data management skills - working with dates, labels and formats, restructuring the data.

March 11, 2013 9:30 am-12:00 pm
March 13, 2013 9:30 am-12:00 pm

Lederle Graduate Research Center