Month of  February 2013 feed
You are cordially invited to attend Perceptions: a solo exhibition of paintings by Andrae Green at the Student Union Art Gallery.

February 8—February 22, 2013, Fridays 10:00 am-3:00 pm
February 11—February 21, 2013, Mon/Tue/Wed/Thu 10:00 am-5:00 pm
This event does NOT occur on:
February 18

Student Union Art Gallery

The UMCA has been fortunate to receive several important gifts over the last year, which will be on view here for the first time.

January 23—March 15, 2013, Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri 11:00 am-4:30 pm
January 26—March 10, 2013, weekends 2:00 pm-5:00 pm
This event does NOT occur on:
February 18

University Museum of Contemporary Art

Graduating seniors are invited to submit a proposal for consideration as the Student Commencement Speaker at the Undergraduate Commencement on May 10, 2013.

December 3—February 5, 2013

The University of Massachusetts Amherst seeks nominations of graduating seniors for the 21st Century Leaders Award. 

December 3—February 8, 2013

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

jubilat, a nationally renowned publisher of poems, interviews, and documents of all kinds, announces it second-ever chapbook contest.

January 25—February 13, 2013

In ”I, Pilgrim” Jeff Stauder uses iconic images from American history to create a surreal, allegorical world. Motifs include a lone pilgrim, bison, crows, corn, and wood.

January 28—February 21, 2013, Sun/Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri

Hampden Gallery

Jet Lag Go-Go offers a space of integration, a space created from an accumulation of attempts at connection and engagement. Drawing, textile and pattern collide with documentary evidence to form a hybrid landscape of place and self.

January 29—February 21, 2013, Sun/Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri

Hampden Gallery

The play, Every Year, Every Day, I Am Walking, traces the story of a young refugee in Africa who loses family and home brutally and irrevocably and is forced to journey to a new place through many dangers and uncertainties.

January 30—February 2, 2013 8:00 pm-9:30 pm

Rand Theater

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 Isenberg Graduate Programs Office invites you to attend our upcoming Full-Time MBA Campus Visit Day. You will have the opportunity to experience a live class and meet with current MBA students and admissions representatives.

February 1, 2013
9:00 am-12:00 pm

Isenberg School of Management, 305

The Center for Research on Families presents the Tay Gavin Erickson Lecture Series.

February 1, 2013
12:00 pm

Campus Center, 904-8

In participation with UMass Night Out, the Student Union Craft Center is extending "open studio" hours to 9:00 p.m.

February 1, 2013
6:00 pm-9:00 pm

Student Union, Student Union Craft Center

Head coach John Micheletto leads the Minutemen as they take the ice against conference foe Boston University.

February 1, 2013
7:00 pm

Mullins Center

Carrie Koffman, professor of saxophone at the Hartt School of Music, performs in concert.

February 1, 2013
8:00 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

Coach Cannella and the Minutemen kick off the home season in an exhibition game against Siena University. 

February 2, 2013
1:00 pm

Garber Field

Coach Dawley leads the UMass Minutewomen against Temple at home in the Mullins Center.

February 3, 2013
2:00 pm

Mullins Center

UMass Amherst Department of Music and Dance Professor Astrid Schween performs works on cello by Beethoven, Debussy and Franck, with guest pianist Randall Hodgkinson.

February 3, 2013
4:00 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

Sylvia Brandt will speak about her research in a talk titled “The Costs of Traffic-Related Pollution in Los Angeles: Implications for Smart Growth.”

February 4, 2013
12:00 pm-1:00 pm

Thompson Hall, 620

The Malcolm X Cultural Center and the Center for Multicultural Advancement and Student Success (CMASS) will host a panel discussion on the Life and Times of Malcolm X.

February 4, 2013
6:00 pm-8:00 pm

Berkshire Dining Commons, Malcolm X Cultural Center

This talk introduces Learning Catalytics, a cloud-based platform for interactive teaching that allows students to use web-enabled devices

February 5, 2013
4:00 pm

Hasbrouck Hall, 138

In this lecture, Ben Weil presents a compelling analysis of an existing building's energy performance and identifies potential for energy savings by approaching whole building systems.

February 5, 2013
4:00 pm

Campus Center, Reading Room

Students in the Department of Accounting and Information Systems at the UMass Isenberg School of Management offer free income tax assistance to qualified taxpayers as part of the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program at the Isenberg School of Management.

February 5—April 11, 2013, Tue/Wed/Thu 4:00 pm-6:00 pm
This event does NOT occur on:
March 19—March 21

Isenberg School of Management, 35

The February 5 Tuesdays in Bezanson Concert has been canceled. 

February 5, 2013
8:00 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

Throughout the day, UMassAthletics.com will bring you updates on the new signees to the UMass Football program as their National Letters of Intent come in.

February 6, 2013

UVC TV- 19 and University Programming Council present UMass Amherst's 8th Annual Film Festival.

February 6—March 8, 2013

The Isenberg Graduate Programs Office invites you to attend our upcoming Full-Time MBA Campus Visit Day. You will have the opportunity to experience a live class and meet with current MBA students and admissions representatives.

February 6, 2013
9:00 am-12:00 pm

Isenberg School of Management, 305

Mini grant applications are due at noon today for events taking place after February 13.

February 6, 2013
12:00 pm

Curry Hicks, 10

Join the UMass Innovation Challenge and the Scibelli Enterprise Center for a MassChallenge Info Session on the 2013 Accelerator, open to startups as well as potential judges, mentors, and sponsors.

February 6, 2013
5:30 pm

Scibelli Enterprise Center
Classics Professor Eric Poehler will deliver the talk “The roles of innovation and imagination in the archaeology of Pompeii.”

February 6, 2013
6:30 pm

Campus Center Auditorium

Coach Derek Kellogg leads the Minutemen against Rhode Island.

February 6, 2013
7:00 pm

Mullins Center

This talk will cover 21st century narratives about traditional Chinese clothing and the invention and reinvention of Chinese national costume in contemporary popular culture, especially as seen in the Hanfu movement and in contemporary cinematic representations.

February 6, 2013
7:00 pm

Augusta Savage Gallery

The Festival opens with Mariette Monpierre’s début feature filmed in Guadeloupe (BAFTA Choice Award, Pan-African Film Festival). The director (a Smith alumna, ’85) will be present for discussion and will speak at Smith on February 8.

February 6, 2013
7:30 pm

Isenberg School of Management, 137

This event has been canceled.

February 7—February 10, 2013

Campus Center

This panel features three social scientists who are engaged in research and engagement projects in Springfield.

February 7, 2013
11:30 am-1:00 pm

Campus Center, Amherst Room

Professor Robert Stillman, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, will present a lecture on Sir Philip Sidney.

February 7, 2013
4:00 pm

Renaissance Center

 Interested in economics? Not sure what to do with your degree? Come to our fourth annual Economics Career Networking Night. 

February 7, 2013
6:00 pm-7:30 pm

Campus Center, 101

Works by UMass Amherst graduate jazz composition/arranging majors Emily Duff, Ben Falkoff, Kevin Grudecki, Micah Maurio, Jeff Schneider and Jared Trace will be performed by the Graduate Chamber Jazz Ensemble and Jazz Ensemble I.

February 7, 2013
8:00 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

Please join the Center for Public Policy and Administration for this panel discussion, which will explore the potential role of the general public in environmental policy.

February 8, 2013
1:30 pm-3:00 pm

Gordon Hall, 302-304

This game has been postponed to Tuesday,  Feb. 19, at 7 p.m. Any tickets printed with the Feb. 8 date will be honored on the 19th.

February 8, 2013
7:00 pm

Come and the see best UMass has to offer! Music, poetry, and lots more.

February 8, 2013
8:00 pm-12:00 am

Campus Center, Reading Room

Join the University Programming Council for a Late Night Movie, Twilight Breaking Dawn Part 2.

February 10, 2013 8:00 pm-10:00 pm

Campus Center, 174-76

Join us at the Isenberg MBA Virtual Open House via a live feed and learn how Isenberg can help you advance your career and achieve your goals.

February 9, 2013
9:30 am-11:00 am

Online

This game has been moved to Sunday, Feb. 10 at 12:00 p.m.game has been moved to Sunday, Feb. 10.

February 9, 2013
1:00 pm

Join engineering alumni for a reception with guest speaker Dr. Lakis Mountziaris, Chemical Engineering department head.

February 9, 2013
5:00 pm-7:00 pm

Union League of Philadelphia, Lincoln Room
ASA and SoCA will be collaborating to bring you UMass Amherst's first Miss Afro Caribbean Pageant. 

February 9, 2013
6:00 pm-2:00 am

Student Union, Student Union Ballroom

Coach Derek Kellogg leads the Minutemen against Saint Joseph's. The game is now scheduled to start at 7 p.m

February 9, 2013
7:00 pm

Mullins Center

The Honor Band, originally scheduled for Saturday, February 9 has been canceled due to the weather.  It has been rescheduled to Sunday, May 12.

February 9, 2013
7:00 pm

The Minutemen open the season against the Black Knights of Army.

February 10, 2013
12:00 pm

Garber Field

This two-session introduction to the SAS System meets February 11 and 13.  Plan to attend both session.  It assumes no previous experience using SAS.  

February 11—February 13, 2013, Mon/Wed 9:30 am-12:00 pm

Lederle Graduate Research Center

The Malcolm X Cultural Center will be screening The Agronomist,  a 2003 documentary that follows the life of Jean Leopold Dominique, who ran Haiti's first independent radio station, Radio Haiti-Inter, during multiple repressive regimes.

February 11, 2013
6:00 pm-8:00 pm

Berkshire Dining Commons, Malcolm X Cultural Center

It’s not just the view… It’s not just the value…It’s the best meal on campus!

February 12—February 14, 2013

Campus Center, 11th Floor

The Five College Diversity and Dialogue Initiatives Group (DDIG) is proud to announce An Unfinished Conversation, a program de­signed by StirFry Seminars, to support diversity and cross-cultural communication training initiatives across the Five Colleges.

February 12, 2013
9:00 am-10:00 am

Student Union Ballroom

Based on the Gloucester, MA, high school scandal, Blog is the surprising tale of a group of teenagers, 15 year-old middle-upper class girls who are well educated, smart, sensitive and savvy. A group of youngsters with a secret plan and a shared purpose, something they believe to be an absolute goal and a universal truth: the need to experience strong emotions to set them apart from the rest.

February 12, 2013
6:30 pm

Herter Hall, 231 Auditorium

The Center for Women & Community's Women of Color Leadership Network is facilitating a panel with students of different races, ethnicities, genders, and sexualities. 

February 12, 2013
7:00 pm

Campus Center, 174-76

Blood Drum Spirit performs globally-inspired music.  The Ensemble includes: Royal Hartigan '81, composer/percussionist, with  David Bindman, sax, Art Hirahara, piano and Wes Brown, bass. 

February 12, 2013
8:00 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

Join educators from the Center for Women & Community to explore consent: what it looks like, why it's important, and how to get it.

February 12, 2013
8:30 pm

Dickinson Hall

The Isenberg Graduate Programs Office invites you to attend our upcoming Full-time MBA Campus Visit Day.

February 13, 2013
9:00 am-12:00 pm

Isenberg School of Management, 305

The talk will focus on a Thangka that depicts the Peaceful and Wrathful Deities of the Bardo Mandala.

February 13, 2013
7:00 pm

Augusta Savage Gallery

Three Roma children in a Transylvanian village participate in an initiative to integrate ethnically segregated Romanian schools in this bittersweet documentary portrait of institutionalized racism, poverty and the conflict between tradition and progress. The director will be present for Q&A.

February 13, 2013
7:30 pm

Isenberg School of Management, 137

Gone by Daylight will perform with opening performances from Man on Earth and Chalk Talk.

February 13, 2013
8:00 pm

Student Union, Ballroom

The Peer Health Educators at the Center for Health Promotion know that tanning is out and "Your Skin is In."

February 14—March 5, 2013

Online

Adapted from the award-winning book, The Gruffalo, London’s Tall Stories Theatre Company has toured in Britain, Europe, America and beyond with their children’s theater version of this monster hit story.

February 14, 2013
10:00 am-11:00 am

Bowker Auditorium

No appointment necessary and no blood is involved, just oral swabs.

February 14, 2013
12:00 pm-3:00 pm

Campus Center, 101

Dr. Christofa joined UMass in September 2012 after receiving her PhD and Masters in Civil and Environmental Engineering from the University of California, Berkeley.   She also has a Diploma in Civil Engineering from the National Technical University of Athens, Greece.

February 14, 2013
4:00 pm-5:00 pm

Hills North, 105

This panel discussion will feature upper-class UMass students describing how they have chosen to augment their academic programs.

February 14, 2013
4:00 pm-5:00 pm

Goodell Hall, 504

 You are cordially invited to the Opening of Perceptions: a solo exhibition of paintings by Andrae Green at the Student Union Art Gallery at University of Massachusetts, Amherst. Light refreshments will be served. 

February 14, 2013
6:00 pm-8:00 pm

Student Union Art Gallery

Join the UMass Vagina Warriors for the performance of this award-winning play based on Eve Ensler's interviews with more than 200 women around the world to celebrate women's sexuality, liberation, and strength.

February 15—February 16, 2013 7:00 pm-9:00 pm
February 17, 2013 3:00 pm-5:00 pm

Bowker Auditorium

Head coach John Micheletto leads the Minutemen as they take the ice against conference foe UMass Lowell.

February 15, 2013
7:00 pm

Mullins Center

UMass Amherst Department of Music & Dance Professor Christopher Krueger and guests perform Spanish and Mexican music from the Renaissance and works by Dowland, Palestrina and Frescobaldi on original instruments.

February 15, 2013
8:00 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

Head coach Angela McMahon and the Minutewomen open the season at home.

February 16, 2013
1:00 pm

McGuirk Alumni Stadium

Coach Derek Kellogg leads the Minutemen against Temple.

February 16, 2013
6:00 pm

Mullins Center

Free admission and free glow sticks! Chocolate fountain! Drawing for romantic prizes! Chocolate kisses kissing booth! "Cupid's Love Factory" to meet people! DJ: Studebaker Hawk, voted the Valley’s Best by the Valley Advocate.

February 16, 2013
9:00 pm-1:00 am

Fine Arts Center, Lobby

No university classes are held and most university offices are closed.

February 18, 2013

This a film screening  and discussion to follow. 

February 18, 2013
6:00 pm-8:00 pm

Malcolm X Cultural Center

The Office of Career Services, the Center for Multicultural Advancement and Student Success, the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences and the UMass Athlete Academic Services are hosting the 16th annual ALANA Career Fair.  This year more than 50 companies have registered and are schedule to attend.

February 19, 2013

Student Union, Ballroom

Monday class schedule is followed.

February 19, 2013

Isenberg Ph.D. alumna Tina Wakolbinger will be presenting her research at this special UMass INFORMS "Meet an Isenberg Ph.D. Alum" event.

February 19, 2013
2:00 pm-3:00 pm

Isenberg School of Management, 306

Learning scientific principles and skills needed to understand and master the crafts of blacksmithing, ceramics, brewing, and glassblowing."  I'd like to talk about what motivated the development of a GenEd curriculum that was such a radical departure from what is traditionally offered in Chemistry.

February 19, 2013
4:00 pm

Hasbrouck Hall, 138

The Minutemen take on the Huskies at home at the Mullins Center.

February 19, 2013
7:00 pm

Mullins Center

It’s not just the view… It’s not just the value…It’s the best meal on campus!

February 20—February 21, 2013

Campus Center

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

The Isenberg Graduate Programs Office invites you to attend our upcoming Full-time MBA Campus Visit Day.

February 20, 2013
9:00 am-12:00 pm

Isenberg School of Management, 305

Employers attending this event have a variety of opportunities and look forward to meeting UMass students in a friendly and professional atmosphere.

February 20, 2013
10:00 am-3:00 pm

Campus Center Auditorium, Auditorium and concourse

UMass alum Dan Keefe '10 is a community organizer and resource developer at Out Now, a youth-led, adult-advised queer youth organization in Springfield that works to promote harm reduction, self-determination, and community building through anti-oppression organizing.

February 20, 2013
11:15 am-12:45 pm

Campus Center, 904-08

Single Project/Event grant applications are due at noon for events taking place after March 6.

February 20, 2013
12:00 pm

Curry Hicks 10
Trombonist and composer Craig Harris, UMass faculty member A Yemisi Jimoh and musician and scholar Jim Carroll will engage in a discussion about W.E.B. Du Bois and his relationship to the arts.

February 20, 2013
3:00 pm-4:30 pm

New Africa House, Shirley Du Bois Reading Room, 2nd floor

This presentation will be led by Professor Steven Tracey and by Ph.D candidate Alex Carter and will examine the ways we can reflect upon Hughes's philosophy as it applied to his lifetime and today.

February 20, 2013
6:00 pm-8:00 pm

Berkshire Dining Commons, Malcolm X Cultural Center

Coach Dawley leads the UMass Minutewomen against Charlotte at home in the Mullins Center.

February 20, 2013
7:00 pm

Mullins Center

While most of the present day dance styles in India have drawn upon visual imagery-(temple sculptures, paintings along with texts) for the recreation of their repertory, this has not been the case with regards to the tradition of dances from the Kerala, a southern state rich in ritual, folklore and movement.

February 20, 2013
7:00 pm

Library, W.E.B. Du Bois

The UMass Cannabis Reform Coalition is proud to have Steve DeAngelo speak at our next Cannabis Colloquium.

February 20, 2013
7:00 pm

Student Union, Cape Cod Lounge

The “Gestapo of suspicion” haunts István Szabó’s mesmerizing narrative set during the 1944 Nazi occupation in Budapest where mounting persecution forces two resistance workers to share a room as they hide from the fascist Arrow Cross.

February 20, 2013
7:30 pm

Isenberg School of Management, 137

The University Orchestra performs Brahms: Tragic Overture, Elgar: Enigma Variations and Beethoven: Violin Concerto performed by Concerto Competition winner Elliot Lee.

February 20, 2013
8:00 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

Come see the show everyone’s talking about! The Not Ready for Bedtime Players, UMass Amherst’s award-winning peer sexuality education theater troupe is performing near you!

February 20, 2013
8:00 pm

Melville Hall, Main Lounge

This workshop is an introduction to IBM SPSS Statistics.

February 21, 2013
9:30 am-12:00 pm

Lederle Graduate Research Center

Amel Ahmed, Assistant Professor of Political Science, Mary Fechner, Proposal Development Specialist in the Office of Research Development, and Gretchen Rossman, Professor and Chair, Department of Educational Policy, Research & Administration will demystify mixed methods research design by drawing on their scholarship and experience with multi-method studies.

February 21, 2013
12:00 pm-1:30 pm

Machmer Hall, W32

Stephen M.  Ervin, MLA, PhD,  FASLA,  is the Assistant Dean for Information Technology at the Harvard University Graduate School of Design, and a Lecturer in the Department of Landscape Architecture.

February 21, 2013
4:00 pm-5:00 pm

Hills North, 105

Christine A. Bachrach will present the lecture, "Can Meanings be Modeled? Exploring a Neural Networks Model of Culture" as part of the Tay Gavin Erickson Lecture Series.

February 21, 2013
4:00 pm

Campus Center, 904-8

Tiësto's performance at the Mullins Center originally on Saturday, October 6 has been rescheduled to Thursday, February 21.

February 21, 2013
7:00 pm

Mullins Center

Trombonist and composer Craig Harris composed “Souls Within the Veil" in 2003 to commemorate the centennial of W. E. B. Du Bois's seminal work, The Souls of Black Folk.

February 21, 2013
8:00 pm

Bowker Auditorium

Myron Stachiw will discuss his observations and experiences in Ukraine with cultural heritage issues over the past 24 years, ranging from museums to ethnographic research in the Chornobyl Zone to the state of historic preservation in contemporary Ukraine.

February 22, 2013
12:00 pm

Fine Arts Center, 465

Professor Calestous Juma of Harvard's Kennedy School will give the inaugural lecture in the PERI African Development Policy Program’s Speaker Series. Calestous is one of the leading scholars on innovation and agricultural development in Africa.  

February 22, 2013
3:00 pm

Gordon Hall, Conference Room

The Center for Women and Community (CWC), formerly known as the Everywoman’s Center, has been providing leadership and advocacy to the University of Massachusetts Amherst, the Five College community, and Hampshire County since 1972.

February 22, 2013
7:00 pm-10:00 pm

Campus Center, Amherst Room, 10th Floor

Head coach John Micheletto leads the Minutemen as they take the ice against conference foe Maine.

February 22, 2013
7:00 pm

Mullins Center

Come and see the best UMass has to offer! Music, poetry, and lots more.

February 22, 2013
8:00 pm

Campus Center, Reading Room

Join the University Programming Council for a Late Night Movie, Skyfall.

February 22, 2013 8:00 pm-10:00 pm
February 24, 2013 8:00 pm-10:00 pm

Student Union, Cape Cod Lounge

Dr. Stephen Austin, nationally-recognized vocal pedagogue and faculty member, University of North Texas, and the UMass Amherst Voice faculty will present a masterclass and sessions on vocal pedagogy, caring for the voice, preparing for college auditions, and more.

February 23—February 24, 2013

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

Coach Derek Kellogg leads the Minutemen against Dayton.

February 23, 2013
1:00 pm

Mullins Center

The Minutemen take on conference foe Maine, at home at the Mullins Center.

February 23, 2013
7:00 pm

Mullins Center

This event has been canceled.

February 23, 2013
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center, 44, music wing

Dana Schnitzer '03, soprano, performs with Brendon Shapiro, piano, featuring the music of Strauss, Poulenc, Turina and Samuel Barber's Hermit Songs.

February 23, 2013
8:00 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

No Impact Week is a one-week carbon cleanse.  It is a chance for you to see what a difference no-impact living can have on your quality of life.

February 24—March 3, 2013

All Campus

Catch the excitement of major league baseball as the Boston Red Sox take on the Saint Louis Cardinals at Roger Dean Stadium.

February 24, 2013
11:00 am

Cassidy Cool Zone Party Deck, Roger Dean Stadium
This event has been canceled.

February 24, 2013
1:00 pm

Bowker Auditorium

Coach Dawley leads the UMass Minutewomen against Duquesne at home in the Mullins Center.

February 24, 2013
2:00 pm

Mullins Center

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

Professor Zoeller’s research laboratory has pioneered the study of the role of thyroid hormone in brain development of the fetus, leading to a better understanding of the importance of thyroid function in pregnant women and  concern about the industrial chemicals to which all of us are exposed.

February 25, 2013
4:00 pm

Mullins Center, Massachusetts Room

U.S. PIRG, the federation of state Public Interest Research Groups (PIRGs), stands up to powerful special interests on behalf of the American public, working to win concrete results for our health and our well-being.

February 25, 2013
6:00 pm

Campus Center, 803

The UMass Ballroom Dance Team will be hosting a lesson on Foxtrot. 

February 25, 2013
7:00 pm-9:00 pm

Fine Arts Center, Lobby

It’s not just the view… It’s not just the value…It’s the best meal on campus!

February 26—February 28, 2013

Campus Center

ISSR's Research in Process Qualitative Discussion Series presents "Research Collaborations with Native Communities: New Directions in Social Science Ethics" with Sonya Atalay, Assistant Professor of Anthropology and Lisa Wexler, Assistant Professor of Public Health.

February 26, 2013
12:30 pm-2:00 pm

Machmer Hall, W32

Bill Wilson, FAIA, is a principal at Wilson Architects, which designed the Life Science Laboratories 1&2.

February 26, 2013
4:00 pm

Campus Center, Reading Room

If you missed our Intro to Grantwriting session in the fall, we are offering it this semester as a two-part series.

February 26, 2013
4:30 pm-6:00 pm

Campus Center, 165-169

Afiya S. Zia is a feminist researcher and activist based in Karachi, Pakistan. She has published in scholarly journals and recently written in the Guardian on the topic of her lecture. She is now working on a book titled Faith and Feminism.

February 26, 2013
5:00 pm-7:00 pm

Student Union, Cape Cod Lounge

Students Against Mass Incarceration (SAMI) is a student organization dedicated to exploring issues of political prisoners and promotes awareness on the controversial structure of the United States prison system.

February 26, 2013
6:00 pm-8:00 pm

Malcolm X Cultural Center

As a lecturer of Catalan Studies at the Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures at UMass and responsible for the 5th Catalan Film Festival together with professor Barbara Zecchi, I am glad to invite you to participate in this event running this spring semester.

February 26, 2013
6:30 pm

Herter Hall, 231 Auditorium

The Muslim Students' Association (MSA) at the University of Massachusetts Amherst cordially invites you to discover Islam.

February 26, 2013 7:15 pm-9:30 pm
February 28, 2013 7:15 pm-9:30 pm

Campus Center, 165 and 174

Traces combines awe-inspiring acrobatics with infectious urban energy.

February 26, 2013
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Concert Hall

The Isenberg Graduate Programs Office invites you to attend our upcoming Full-time MBA Campus Visit Day.

February 27, 2013
9:00 am-12:00 pm

Isenberg School of Management, 305

Jerry Kearns, UMass Professor of Art and Director of the New York Professional Outreach Program, Sculpture, Painting, and Digital Arts, will illuminate the extraordinary workings of Exit Art, its influential role in the New York art world, and accession of the Exit Art portfolios to the UMCA permanent collection.

February 27, 2013
5:00 pm

University Museum of Contemporary Art

This lecture will explore the relationship between oral and written literature from a different point of view and the seemingly endless production of printed hearsay, rumor, and gossip in late-Ming and early-Qing novels, short-stories, and opera. 

February 27, 2013
7:00 pm

Library, W.E.B. Du Bois

Two restored high-definition digital transfers screen in his memory:  La Jetée, a tale of time travel in still images (France, 1963, 27 min, b/w), and Sans Soleil (France, 1983, 103 min), his classic essay film on the passage of time.

February 27, 2013
7:30 pm

Isenberg School of Management, 137

Come see the show everyone’s talking about! The Not Ready for Bedtime Players, UMass Amherst’s award-winning peer sexuality education theater troupe is performing near you!By students, about students, for students, the Players' shows are smart, sexy, funny and always different.All shows are Wednesdays at 8 p.m.

February 27, 2013
8:00 pm

Patterson Hall, Main Lounge

Win free Ray-Ban sunglasses or a jumbo gift basket with fun-in-the-sun essentials, just in time for spring break! Sponsored by the UHS Pharmacy and Eye Care Services.

February 28—March 3, 2013

Online

Stop by our table to write a thank you note to donors, alumni, or anyone on campus who has positively affected your UMass experience.

February 28, 2013
10:00 am-3:00 pm

Campus Center

The Psychology of Peace and Violence Program is proud to present the Spring 2013 Interdisciplinary Seminar Series: Easier Said Than Done: a practical reflection on peace, justice and reconciliation in the wake of violent conflict…and how we know if we are succeeding.

February 28, 2013
12:00 pm-1:00 pm

Tobin Hall, 423

In early 17th-century Spain, women playwrights turned out reams of scripts that were by turns imaginative, magical, funny and raunchy. Professor Harley Erdman is on a mission to help the world rediscover these talented women.

February 28—March 2, 2013 8:00 pm
March 7—March 9, 2013 8:00 pm
March 2, 2013 2:00 pm
March 9, 2013 2:00 pm

Rand Theater

Celebrate life at every size with two free events for the campus community. 

February 28, 2013
3:00 pm

All Campus

“The Bible Across Cultures: From Antiquity to the Enlightenment,” a series of four lectures sponsored by Judaic and Near Eastern Studies at UMass Amherst, explores the Bible as a meeting ground for intercultural exchange. 

February 28, 2013
4:00 pm

Isenberg School of Management, 123

Stephanie Elsky, Postdoctoral Fellow and Visiting Assistant Professor, Department of Law, Jurisprudence, and Social Thought, Amherst College, will present "Sidney's Aporia: Common Law and the Poetics of Doubt in the old Arcadia." 

February 28, 2013
4:30 pm

Renaissance Center

The Interdisciplinary Studies Institute (ISI) is pleased to announce an upcoming lecture with Martha Biondi, Associate Professor of African American Studies and History at Northwestern University.

February 28, 2013
4:30 pm

Campus Center, 904-08

Come to a performance by The New Africa House Ensemble.

February 28, 2013
7:00 pm-9:00 pm

Augusta Savage Gallery

This is the 4th annual student dance competition in which student groups compete in an elimination round-style show. Instant Noodles from MTV's original America's Best Dance Crew will be there to preform between rounds.

February 28, 2013
7:00 pm-10:00 pm

Fine Arts Center

The 32nd Annual Jazz Showcase Spotlights the Music of Herbie Hancock and Chick Corea. 

February 28, 2013
8:00 pm

Bowker Auditorium