Month of  March 2013 feed
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

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

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

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

February 6—March 8, 2013

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

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

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

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

 Mike & Gian Comedy, co- creators of the YouTube hit "Dom Mazzetti," will be speaking at UMass. 

March 6, 2013 7:00 pm-9:00 pm

Student Union, Ballroom

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

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

Home Drone is a multifaceted exhibition that combines on-site installation, a public intervention act across the state of Massachusetts, a history of the U.S. Drone Program, and a time-line for the series of events that brought two artists from their home in Rochester, NY, to a onference in Pakistan and back. 

March 1—March 26, 2013, Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri 1:00 pm-6:00 pm
March 3—March 10, 2013, Sundays 2:00 pm-5:00 pm
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March 17—March 24

Hampden Gallery

This symposium will explore the challenges of preserving cultural and historic resources in an era of climate change and the additional challenge of bringing sustainability to these sites. 

March 1, 2013
12:45 pm-4:45 pm

Campus Center, 165-169

A talk by John Lee, “Sustaining Massachusetts Agriculture through the Years: A Brief History of the Massachusetts Society for Promoting Agriculture and Allandale Farm,” and a reception for the exhibit: "Pioneers of Mass Aggie: Founders, Builders, and Innovators." 

March 1, 2013
4:00 pm

Library, W.E.B. Du Bois, Lower Level

A night of activities at UMass Amherst.

March 1, 2013
7:00 pm-12:00 am

All Campus

Join the University Programming Council for a Late Night Movie, This is 40.

March 1, 2013 8:00 pm-10:00 pm
March 3, 2013 8:00 pm-10:00 pm

Student Union, Cape Cod Lounge

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!

March 1, 2013
8:00 pm

All Campus

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

March 1, 2013
8:00 pm-12:00 am

Campus Center, Reading Room

Join us  in the Student Union Ballroom for a Night of Magic featuring magicians Michael Kent and Jim Karol.

March 1, 2013
8:00 pm

Student Union, Ballroom

Head coach Angela McMahon and the Minutewomen take on Iona at home at McGuirk Stadium.

March 2, 2013
12:00 pm

McGuirk Alumni Stadium

UMass Amherst will play three games in the USA Baseball Irish Classic from March 1-3.

March 2, 2013
12:00 pm-2:30 pm

USA Baseball Complex, Field 2
The UMass Tennis Team will take on Fordham at the Bay Road Tennis Center.

March 2, 2013
12:30 pm

Bay Road Tennis Club

The Minutemen battle Brown University in a Saturday afternoon game at Garber Field.

March 2, 2013
1:00 pm

Garber Field

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

March 2, 2013
1:00 pm

Mullins Center

The Wind Ensemble, under the baton of James Patrick Miller, performs music by Guest Composer-in-Residence Jennifer Bellor, Schwantner, Husa, Milhaud and Marquez. Thomas Giampietro is drum set soloist.

March 2, 2013
4:00 pm

Fine Arts Center Concert Hall

A fun-filled day of music-making with UMass faculty and string students for pre-college string players, private or classroom teachers, orchestra directors and parents.  Includes chamber music reading, masterclass, lecture/discussions, informal orchestra rehearsal and String Day Concert.

March 3, 2013
9:00 am-3:00 pm

Fine Arts Center, Music Wing

UMass Tennis takes on Binghamton at the Bay Road Tennis Center.

March 3, 2013
12:30 pm

Bay Road Tennis Club

The members of the Student Advisory Board invite you to the Third Annual BDIC Alumni Networking Event!

March 3, 2013
1:00 pm-3:30 pm

Campus Center - Marriott Center, 11th Floor

The Student Union Art Gallery cordially invites you to attend the opening reception of "Now and Then." 

March 3, 2013
2:00 pm-4:00 pm

Student Union Art Gallery

Circa 1600 presents “Dancing for Julia:  Music associated with the work of musicologist and dance historian Dr. Julia Sutton.”

March 3, 2013
2:00 pm-4:00 pm

UMass Renaissance Center
The all-female Irish musical ensemble Celtic Woman comes to the Mullins Center.

March 3, 2013
5:00 pm

Mullins Center

This symposium addresses the burgeoning field of Latin American Sexuality Studies, bringing together a set of scholars working at the frontiers of  the field.

March 4, 2013
8:00 am-5:00 pm

Herter Hall, 301

Elizabeth Brabec will speak about her research in a talk titled “Commonage in Private Holdings: Land Use and Land Ownership in the Gullah Communities of South Carolina.”

March 4, 2013
12:00 pm-1:00 pm

Thompson Hall, 620

Ilan Stavans, Lewis-Sebring Professor of Latin American and Latino Culture and Five-College Fortieth Anniversary Professor at Amherst College, will speak about his new graphic novel, El Iluminado.

March 4, 2013
5:00 pm

Institute for Holocaust, Genocide, and Memory Studies, Main Gallery

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) will be on-campus to discuss their hiring for Tax Compliance Officers.

March 4, 2013
5:30 pm-7:00 pm

Campus Center, 803

Informational Meeting for UMass PLSOILIN 398: The Shaman's Pharmacy.

March 4, 2013
6:00 pm-8:00 pm

Stockbridge Hall, 124

Learn about the fascinating world of animal communication and the answers to such questions as: Why did the robot squirrel wave its tail? What do female pigeons really want, his song or his dance? Do urban birds find it harder to get a date over all that noise?

March 4, 2013
6:00 pm

Esselon Cafe
Learn the Tango with UMass Ballroom Dance Team!

March 4, 2013
7:00 pm-9:00 pm

Fine Arts Center, Lobby

Patricia Ferreira started out as a film critic, later going into directing and script-writing films for television.

March 5—March 6, 2013

Herter Hall, 225

Terry O'Neill current president of the National Organization for Women will speak about challenges to NOW and feminism. This event marks the Sixth Annual Alice S. and Peter H. Rossi Lecture.

March 5, 2013
12:30 pm

Student Union Ballroom

David R. Williams, Ph.D. "Racism and Health: Findings, Questions and Directions" March 5, 2013 – 1:15 pm   | Campus Center, Reading Room

March 5, 2013
1:15 pm-2:15 pm

Campus Center, Reading Room

Hear a panel of upper-class UMass students describing how they have chosen to augment their academic programs with study elsewhere, work experience, and other options.

March 5, 2013
4:00 pm-5:00 pm

Goodell Hall, 504

Author Tom Fels and media artist Mark Tribe will give a talk at the eighth annual Social Change Colloquium.

March 5, 2013
4:00 pm

Library, W.E.B. Du Bois, 2601

2013 Writer-in-Residence and historian Robin D.G. Kelley is a renowned African American studies scholar and author of award-winning books on urban American culture.

March 5, 2013
4:00 pm

Student Union, Cape Cod Lounge

After the Newtown school shooting, the status of violence continues to be widely discussed and examined. This talk will identify continuities in the cult of violence from medieval dreams of avenging the death of martyrs to modern dreams of social revolution. 

March 5, 2013
6:30 pm

Student Union Ballroom

This exciting, live, multi-media "informance" celebrates the groundbreaking achievements of the iconic trumpeter, bandleader, and cultural provocateur, Miles Davis.

March 5, 2013
7:30 pm

Bowker Auditorium

The Symphony Band, James Patrick Miller, director, performs Evening Music by Libby Larsen, Augusta Reed Thomas, Jayce Ogren, Timothy Mahr, and Bob Margolis.

March 5, 2013
8:00 pm

Fine Arts Center Concert Hall

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

Representatives from Adobe Systems are coming to UMass Amherst to provide free training and information sessions on Adobe products.

March 6, 2013
9:00 am-3:50 pm

Student Union, Cape Cod Lounge

Please join the Center for Public Policy and Administration for this panel discussion, as three UMass faculty explore these and other issues about local food.

March 6, 2013
1:30 pm-3:00 pm

Campus Center, 165-169

As part of the MBA Women International Distinguished Speaker Series,Catherine D'Amato, President and CEO of The Greater Boston Food Bank, will be speaking about her experiences running this organization.

March 6, 2013
4:00 pm

Campus Center, 101

Ron story will speak on "Jonathan Edwards."  More details will be announced as they become available.

March 6, 2013
4:00 pm

The UMass Renaissance Center
A subtle and compassionate take on bad education affecting a trio of Catalan teens, filtered through a neatly criss-crossing narrative, this engrossing drama is also an urgent cry for social change (Best Feature, Malaga Film Festival). The director may be present for discussion.

March 6, 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.

March 6, 2013
8:00 pm

Iota Gamma Upsilon
At the Opus One Chamber Orchestra concert, advanced students perform side-by-side with UMass Amherst Department of Music and Dance faculty members.  The event is coordinated by Professor of Violin Elizabeth Chang.

March 6, 2013
8:15 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

Panelists will introduce qualitative computing as scholars familiar with different software packages describe their various strengths and capabilities and demonstrate their interfaces.

March 7, 2013
12:30 pm-2:00 pm

Machmer Hall, W32

This lecture is about the workflow of data analysis, which encompasses the entire process of scientific research: planning, documenting, and organizing your work; creating, labeling, naming, and verifying variables; performing and presenting statistical analyses; preserving your work; and producing replicable results.

March 7, 2013
4:00 pm

Campus Center, 904-908

“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.

March 7, 2013
4:00 pm

Bartlett Hall, 316

The UMass Amherst Alumni Association and the UMass Amherst Foundation cordially invite you to a fabulous evening with fellow alumni from the sunshine state and special guest Chancellor Kumble R. Subbaswamy.

March 7, 2013
5:30 pm

Waldorf Astoria Naples
Regional Economic Models Inc information session regarding jobs and internships.

March 7, 2013
5:30 pm-6:30 pm

Campus Center, 174-76

Coach Derek Kellogg leads the Minutemen against Butler.

March 7, 2013
7:00 pm

Mullins Center

Join the Muslim Students' Association of the University of Massach in a discussion of metaphysical and philosophical proportion.

March 7, 2013
7:15 pm

Campus Center, 165

Moving scenes from a classic Chinese opera that explore the theme of love beyond the grave which has captivated audiences since it was written during the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644).

March 7, 2013
7:30 pm

Bowker Auditorium

This event was previously scheduled for February 8 and was postponed because of a snowstorm.

March 8, 2013

Bowker Auditorium

The Minutewomen meet the Great Danes of Albany at home at McGuirk Stadium.

March 8, 2013
4:00 pm

McGuirk Alumni Stadium

In honor of International Women's Day 2013, the Center for Women & Community is celebrating women's creativity.

March 8, 2013
4:00 pm-6:00 pm

New Africa House, 203

Join the University Programming Council for a Late Night Movie, Les Miserables, on Friday at 8:00 PM and Sunday at 8:00 PM in the Cape Cod Lounge!

March 8, 2013 8:00 pm-10:00 pm
March 10, 2013 8:00 pm-10:00 pm

Student Union, Cape Cod Lounge

Science and Mathematics during Renaissance times!  Join us for this exciting free conference.

March 9, 2013
9:00 am-4:00 pm

The UMass Renaissance Center
The Graduate History Association host its 9th Annual Interdisciplinary Conference, “Competing Visions: Changing Landscapes in the Past, Present, and Future.” 

March 9, 2013
9:00 am-5:00 pm

Isenberg School of Management

University Chorale, conducted by Professor Stephen A. Paparo, shares the concert with the Hampshire Young People's Chorus Chamber Singers, K.C. Conlan, director, performing music by Rutter, Halley, Wallenberg, Smith, Pottle, Lauridsen and others.

March 9, 2013
4:00 pm

First Congregational Church
Head coach John Micheletto and the Minutemen close out the regular season against conference foe Merrimack.

March 9, 2013
7:00 pm

Mullins Center

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

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

The press, populism, and the politics of split vision in Venezuela.

March 11, 2013
4:00 pm

Thompson Hall, 519

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

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

March 12—March 14, 2013

Campus Center, 11th Floor

Panelists Sonya Atalay, Assistant Professor of Anthropology, and Lisa Wexler, Assistant Professor of Public Health, will lead a discussion on some of the most innovative experiments in participatory and collaborative research occurring in Native, First Nations, Maori, and Aboriginal contexts.

March 12, 2013
12:30 pm-2:00 pm

Machmer Hall, W32

Experienced in public policy, government, advocacy and media relations, Kevin Knobloch '78 serves as the president of the Union of Concerned Scientists.

March 12, 2013
4:00 pm

Goodell Hall

Best-selling author and Amherst resident Charles C. Mann to speak at the UMass Renaissance Center. Free and open to the public. Plan to arrive promptly as seating is limited.

March 12, 2013
4:30 pm

Renaissance Center

Two days with Filmmaker Andrea Segre at UMass Amherst 

March 12—March 13, 2013 5:30 pm-10:00 pm

Herter Hall, 301

UMass Amherst Department of Music & Dance Jazz faculty perform their own compositions.

March 12, 2013
8:00 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

We are proud to announce the inauguration of the STPEC Activist Brown Bag Lunch Series.  In 1985, Michaelann Bewsee and a group of other women on welfare organized Arise for Social Justice to support the rights of low-income people in Springfield, Mass.

March 13, 2013
11:15 am-12:45 pm

Campus Center, 165-69

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

March 13, 2013
12:00 pm-3:30 pm

Campus Center, 168c

Coach Angela McMahon and the Minutewomen face-off against the University of Vermont.

March 13, 2013
4:00 pm

McGuirk Alumni Stadium

Jacquelynne S.  Eccles is the McKeachie/Pintrich Distinguished University Professor of Psychology and Education at the University of Michigan, as well as a senior research scientist at the Institute for Social Research at the University of Michigan.

March 13, 2013
4:00 pm

Campus Center, 904-08

Nathaniel Leonard will present "The Alchemist and Renaissance Theater." This play will be performed in April as part of The Renaissance Center Theater Festival.

March 13, 2013
4:00 pm

The UMass Renaissance Center
Are you coming out as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, or queer?  Are you already out, but want a place of support to talk about being LGBTQ?

March 13, 2013
6:30 pm-7:30 pm

Wilder Hall, 102

Michael Bronski is Professor of Practice in Media and Activism in Studies of Women, Gender, and Sexuality at Harvard University.  He has written extensively on LGBT issues for four decades, in both mainstream and queer publications.

March 13, 2013
7:00 pm

Neilson Library Browsing Room
Brought to Italy by a broker, Shun Li is sent from her textile factory job to work in a bar in Chioggia, a small island in the Veneto lagoon. The director will be present for Q&A.

March 13, 2013
7:30 pm

James Hall, 137

 The critically acclaimed Blue Man Group creates experiences that defy categorization.

March 13, 2013
7:30 pm

Mullins Center

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.

March 13, 2013
8:00 pm

Chi Omega
Under the direction of Professor Greg Spiridopoulos, the Trombone Choir of the UMass Amherst Department of Music & Dance performs brass music of varied styles and from varied periods in history.

March 13, 2013
8:15 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

Use IBM SPSS Statistics syntax to make your work more productive. Preregistration required.

March 14, 2013
9:30 am-12:00 pm

Lederle Graduate Research Center

“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.

March 14, 2013
4:00 pm

Herter Hall, 301

Amy Rodgers, Assistant Professor of English, Mount Holyoke College.“The Language of Looking: Jonsonian Masque and Conspicuous Consumption.” 

March 14, 2013
4:30 pm

The UMass Renaissance Center
The Finance Alumni Network welcomes special guest speaker Gururaj “Desh” Deshpande, president of Sparta Group LLC, a family investment office.

March 14, 2013
5:30 pm

Amherst Room, UMass Club
The celebrated Chicago-based dance company has put together a memorable lineup of works for its national tour with Stanton Welch’s new work Son of Chamber Symphony, with music by John Adams and William Forsythe’s In the middle, somewhat elevated.

March 14, 2013
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Concert Hall

Lysley Tenorio is the author of the short story collection Monstress. His stories have appeared in The Atlantic, Zoetrope: All-Story, Manoa, and The Best New American Voices and Pushcart Prize anthologies.

March 14, 2013
8:00 pm

University Club

Having your first book accepted and published can be a nerve-wracking experience.  This lecture is meant to serve as an introduction to academic publishing, with an emphasis on humanities book (or long form) publishing, and to demystify the path from first inquiry and proposal to printed books, and beyond.

March 15, 2013
11:00 am-12:30 pm

Campus Center, 165-69

Adjudicated dance concerts performed by students and faculty from UMass Amherst and college dance programs throughout New England as part of the Amherst College Dance Festival.

March 15—March 16, 2013 1:00 pm
March 15—March 16, 2013 8:00 pm

Bowker Auditorium

Spring Break begins after the last class on March 16.

March 16—March 24, 2013

Volunteer chefs will provide a palate-pleasing buffet of pancakes, sausage, bacon, and beverages. Top off your pancakes with maple syrup tapped from sugar maples on the Center’s property, generously donated by local sugarer Richard McIntire and his grandsons.  “Do nothing but eat, and make good cheer”  Henry IV Part II

March 16, 2013
8:00 am-12:00 pm

The UMass Renaissance Center
The Minutemen begin defense of their 2012 conference championship as they open the CAA season at home against Penn State University. 

March 16, 2013
12:00 pm

Garber Field

It’s the Valley’s premier Arts event that’s got everyone talking! We’re back on the UMass campus with a refreshing assortment of live and silent auctions.

March 16, 2013
7:00 pm-11:30 pm

Student Union, Ballroom

Join alumni, friends, and family for a night of fast-paced lacrosse action.

March 16, 2013
7:00 pm

Pepsi Center
The boys of summer are back! Catch the excitement of major league baseball at the new JetBlue Park as the Boston Red Sox take on the Baltimore Orioles.

March 19, 2013
11:30 am

JetBlue Park at Fenway South
 Join a representative from our admissions team who will help you learn more about the Isenberg MBA program, the application and admissions process, and how the Isenberg MBA can help advance your career and achieve your goals.

March 19, 2013
6:00 pm-7:00 pm

Kittredge Center at Holyoke Community College
The public is invited to witness sunrise and sunset associated with the spring equinox among the standing stones of the UMass Amherst Sunwheel on 6:45 a.m. and 6 p.m.

March 20, 2013

Sunwheel

The game has been postponed.

March 20, 2013
3:00 pm

With all of the options out there, choosing the program that best fits your needs and career goals can be overwhelming.

March 20, 2013
6:00 pm-7:00 pm

UMass Collaborative Services Facilities - Shrewsbury

UMass is a second seed in the post-season NIT Tournament and will face Stony Brook at home in the first round.

March 20, 2013
7:15 pm

Mullins Center

Today's game has been moved to the campus of George Washington University because of snowy conditions in Amherst.

March 22, 2013
3:00 pm

UMass rowing under the leadership of Head Coach Jim Dietz meets Coast Guard in the only home meet of the spring 2013 season.

March 23, 2013

Connecticut River
This game has been moved from Amherst to George Washington because of snowy weather.

March 23, 2013
1:00 pm

UMass Baseball led by Head Coach Mike Stone meets at home against George Washington.

March 24, 2013
12:00 pm

Earl Lorden Field

Come join alumni, friends, and family as we enjoy a night out at Brunswick Zone for some big ball bowling fun! 

March 24, 2013
1:00 pm

Brunswick Zone
MFA Candidates of University of Massachusetts Amherst and George Washington University present a pair of collaborative exhibitions. In this exchange, each program hosts the other for an exhibition that features the graduate students in the respective Studio Art Departments. This exhibition series aims to provide a partnership between the regional art hubs of Amherst, MA and Washington D.C.

March 25—April 12, 2013 10:00 am-5:00 pm

Student Union Art Gallery, 326

The Biology Department presents the 8th Annual Kaulenas Lecture offered by Professor Terry Orr-Weaver from the Whitehead Institute, MIT.  The title of her talk is "Changes in Genome Copy Number and Stability in Development."

March 25, 2013
4:00 pm-5:00 pm

Engineering Lab (E-Lab) II , room 119

The School of Nursing is pleased to present the work of artist and nurse practitioner Sharon Carty, titled “Quilts for the Soul.”  

March 25, 2013
4:00 pm-5:30 pm

Skinner Hall, Foyer

Denis Kitchen, renowned comics historian and author of The Art of Harvey Kurtzman, The Mad Genius of Comics, talks about his new book, Al Capp: A Life to the Contrary.

March 25, 2013
5:00 pm

Herter Hall, 301

This Spring’s 2013 Dinner On Us program focuses on the myriad of challenges parents of young children face as they create a physically and emotionally healthy family environment that will positively contribute to their child's and their own well-being.

March 25, 2013
5:30 pm-7:30 pm

Student Union

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

March 26—March 28, 2013

Campus Center

This colloquium is titled, "Lifting the Burden: State care of the elderly and the location and labor supply of adult children." 

March 26, 2013
12:30 pm-2:00 pm

Machmer Hall, W-32

If you have questions regarding your "Legal, Civil & Political Rights" and you are a graduate international student, do not miss this unique opportunity!  Join us for an informative evening and meet a panel of experts from Student Legal Services Office, International Programs Office, UMPD, GEO and GSS.

March 26, 2013
5:00 pm-7:00 pm

Campus Center, 165-169

With all of the options out there, choosing the program that best fits your needs and career goals can be overwhelming.

March 26, 2013
6:00 pm-7:00 pm

The University of Massachusetts Club
The film is set in 2041, in the time when humans live along with machines.

March 26, 2013
6:30 pm

Herter Hall, 231 Auditorium

Join educators from the Center for Women & Community to actively engage in uncovering myths surrounding rape and sexual assault. 

March 26, 2013
8:15 pm-9:15 pm

Mary Lyon Hall

UMass Arts Council grant application are due at noon today.

March 27, 2013
12:00 pm

Curry Hicks, 10

Jennifer Pierece will speak about her book "Racing for Innocence: Whiteness, Gender, and the Backlash Against Affirmative Action."

March 27, 2013
12:30 pm-2:00 pm

Machmer Hall, W-32

The UMass Minutewomen, under the leadership of Coach Elaine Sortino, open the home season against Boston College.

March 27, 2013
3:00 pm

Sortino Field Softball Complex

Albert Lloret presents “Forging Poetic Authorship in Renaissance Spain.”  

March 27, 2013
4:00 pm

The UMass Renaissance Center Reading Room
Hear a panel of upper-class students describe how they have broadened their academic programs with study elsewhere, work experience and other options. 

March 27, 2013
4:00 pm-5:00 pm

Goodell Hall, 504

Emmy Award-winning visiting artist-in-residence Tim Rollins’s documentary of his South Bronx project conveys his fierce commitment to the joys and disciplines of art. The director will be present for Q&A.

March 27, 2013
7:30 pm

Isenberg School of Management, 137

Wind Ensemble performance with Charles O'Brien, guest conductor, and James Patrick Miller, artistic director.

March 27, 2013
8:00 pm

Fine Arts Center Concert 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.

March 27, 2013
8:00 pm

Field Hall, Main Lounge

Join us for the 2013 Information & Communication Technology (ICT) Summit on Thursday, March 28th in the Campus Center Auditorium.

March 28, 2013
8:30 am-5:00 pm

Campus Center Auditorium

In the Obie Award-winning Venus, Suzan-Lori Parks remembers and re-imagines the historical figure of Sarah Baartman, known to the world as "the Hottentot Venus." I

March 28—March 29, 2013 8:00 pm
April 2—April 6, 2013 8:00 pm
March 30, 2013 2:00 pm
April 6, 2013 2:00 pm

Fine Arts Center, Curtain Theater

Dr. Judith Crowell is a child psychiatrist and researcher with expertise in family relationships, stress and adversity, and mental health.

March 28, 2013
4:00 pm-5:00 pm

Campus Center, 904-08

The Five-College History Annual Lecture will feature Professor Nan Woodruff from Penn State University.

March 28, 2013
4:00 pm

Campus Center, Cape Cod Lounge

Darrel Morrison, FASLA, is a long-time advocate of using native vegetation and natural processes in designing landscapes.

March 28, 2013
4:00 pm-5:00 pm

Hills North, 105

Clark Coolidge is a poet and jazz musician connected to both the Language movement and the New York School. Coolidge’s numerous collections of poetry include Sound as Thought, which was chosen for the New American Poetry Series, This Time We Are Both, Own Face, and Flag Flutter & U.S. Electric.

March 28, 2013
8:00 pm

Memorial Hall

The Magic Triangle Jazz Series, produced by WMUA-91.1FM and the Fine Arts Center at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, continues its 24th season with a performance by the Harrison Bankhead Quartet.

March 28, 2013
8:00 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

Matthew Hill, Associate Director, Center for Heritage and Society at UMass Amherst will speak about his work in Cuba.

March 29, 2013
12:00 pm

Fine Arts Center, 463

Rob Haskins, associate professor, University of New Hampshire, will give an assessment of Cage's achievement and suggest ways to engage creatively with Cage using theater as an example.

March 29, 2013
1:25 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

UMass Baseball led by Head Coach Mike Stone meets at home against New Jersey Institute of Technology.

March 29, 2013
3:00 pm

Earl Lorden Field

Infinity Brass members Eric Berlin & Steve Felix, trumpet; Laura Klock, horn; Greg Spiridopoulos, trombone; & John Bottomley, tuba perform.

March 29, 2013
8:00 pm

Fine Arts Center Concert Hall

The English Graduate Organization (EGO) invites you attend its fifth annual interdisciplinary graduate conference, "Citizenship and Its Discontents: Belonging in a Global World." The program includes thirteen graduate-student panels representing a range of disciplines as well as a roundtable discussion featuring Priscilla Wald, Nick Bromell, and Sut Jhally.

March 30, 2013
8:00 am-8:30 pm

Bartlett Hall

Special Saturday Mornings is an interactive cultural enrichment program for families with young children ages birth-6 years.

March 30, 2013
10:00 am-12:00 pm

Student Union

The Minutewomen meet St. Bonaventure in a Wednesday afternoon doubleheader.

March 30, 2013
12:00 pm

Sortino Field Softball Complex

UMass Baseball led by Head Coach Mike Stone meets at home against New Jersey Institute of Technology.

March 30, 2013
12:00 pm

Earl Lorden Field

UMass Baseball led by Head Coach Mike Stone meets at home against New Jersey Institute of Technology.

March 30, 2013
3:00 pm

Earl Lorden Field

Faculty member Gilles Vonsattel, piano, will perform.

March 30, 2013
8:00 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall