Month of  April 2013 feed
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

New choreography by UMass Amherst senior dance majors.

April 18—April 20, 2013 8:00 pm

Bowker Auditorium

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

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

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

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

Registration for the Fall 2013 semester begins.

April 1, 2013

Lisa Saunders will speak about her research in a talk titled “Women, Men and Work in Detroit After the Exodus.”

April 1, 2013
12:00 pm-1:00 pm

Thompson Hall, 620

Author, Artist and Publisher Denis Kitchen to Speak on His New Biography of Al Capp, creator of the Li’l Abner Comic Strip as part of the History of the Jewish Graphic Novel Lecture Series.

April 1, 2013
5:00 pm

Herter Hall, 601

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 childs’ and their own well-being. 

April 1, 2013
5:30 pm-7:30 pm

Student Union, Earthfoods Cafe/Cape Cod Lounge

Put on your polka face, it's time for the biannual POLKA lesson! Come learn this fun, lively dance with UMass Ballroom Dance Team! We will teach a beginner lesson in the first hour. The second hour will feature more advanced moves.

April 1, 2013
7:00 pm-9:00 pm

Fine Arts Center, Lobby

The UMass Amherst School of Public Health and Health Sciences presents its Annual Research Day.

April 2, 2013
2:00 pm-5:00 pm

Student Union, Cape Cod Lounge

Teams of aspiring entrepreneurs will be given 60 seconds to pitch their business ideas without the use of slides or prototypes to an audience and panel of judges.

April 2, 2013
5:00 pm

Campus Center, Reading Room

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

April 2, 2013
6:00 pm-7:00 pm

Kittredge Center at Holyoke Community College
Craig Nicolson presents "Silent Spring and the Gift of Good Land." The talk places two authors in conversation, he says, comparing the far-reaching impact of Rachel Carson's 1962 book "Silent Spring" with the essays of author-farmer-novelist Wendell Berry, whose "influence is very significant, but not nearly as widely known."

April 2, 2013
6:30 pm

Campus Center Auditorium

Steve DeAngelo will come and discuss his thoughts on cannabis policy reform.

April 2, 2013
7:00 pm

Herter Hall, 231

Newman is the award-winning author of 60 books for adults, young adults, and children, including A Letter to Harvey Milk, Nobody's Mother, Hachiko Waits, Write from the Heart, The Boy Who Cried Fabulous, The Best Cat in the World, and Heather Has Two Mommies.

April 2, 2013
7:00 pm

Food for Thought Books
Low Brass Fest, originally scheduled for April 10, features music from the Horn, Trombone, and Tuba/Euphonium studios, with original and transcribed works from the classical and popular repertoire.  Professors Laura Klock, Greg Spiridopoulos and John Bottomley, direct.

April 2, 2013
8:00 pm

Fine Arts Center Concert Hall

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

April 3, 2013
9:00 am-12:00 pm

Isenberg School of Management, 305

The Distinguished Alumni Award is the highest honor bestowed by the UMass Amherst Alumni Association on alumni, faculty and friends.

April 3, 2013
11:30 am

Massachusetts State House
The Workshop in the Study of Knowledge Commons will host a brown bag discussion titled “WHOA! How the White House Open Access Directive Will Affect You.”

April 3, 2013
12:00 pm-1:00 pm

Library, W.E.B. Du Bois, Teaching Commons, 26th floor

UMass will take on Albany at the Mullins Center Tennis Courts.

April 3, 2013
2:00 pm

Mullins Center

The Department of Economics and the Undergraduate Economics Club (U.E.C.) present the ninth annual Undergraduate Debate.

April 3, 2013
3:30 pm

Campus Center, 10th Floor

Eric Nestler to give talk on "New Insight into the Neurobiology of Depression"

April 3, 2013
4:00 pm

Morrill Science Center, 222 Morrill 2

Shaping the View, a new exhibition at the University Museum of Contemporary Art, investigates how modern and contemporary artists use a variety of media to capture and re-imagine both interior and exterior scenes.

April 3, 2013
5:00 pm-7:00 pm

University Museum of Contemporary Art

We welcome back to campus Academy Award-winning UMass alumna Pamela Yates and Paco de Onis to discuss their documentary exploration, Disrupton: Can 20 million women upend a continent? 

April 3, 2013
7:30 pm

Isenberg School of Management, 137

These musicians are the embodiment of a new generation of Arab and Arab-American artists that creates a new brand of uniquely hip and innovative music.

April 3, 2013
7:30 pm

Bowker Auditorium

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.

April 3, 2013
8:00 pm

Brett Hall, Basement Lounge

UMass faculty will describe their experiences using MTurk in their own work, and discuss its strengths and weaknesses relative to other methods of recruiting research subjects.

April 4, 2013
11:00 am-12:30 pm

Machmer Hall, W32

Shaping the View, a new exhibition at the University Museum of Contemporary Art, investigates how modern and contemporary artists use a variety of media to capture and re-imagine both interior and exterior scenes.

April 4—May 5, 2013, Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri 11:00 am-4:30 pm
April 4—May 5, 2013, weekends 2:00 pm-5:00 pm

University Museum of Contemporary Art

The Psychology of Peace and Violence Program presents the Interdisciplinary Seminar on Conflict and Violence Series co-sponsored by the Public Education for Peacebuilding Support Initiative of the United States Institute of Peace.

April 4, 2013
12:00 pm-1:00 pm

Tobin Hall, 423

A Lecture by Dr. Kenneth W. Warren, Fairfax M. Cone Distinguished Service Professor in the Department English at the University of Chicago.

April 4, 2013
4:00 pm-6:00 pm

Campus Center, 904-08

Christy Anderson's talk is titled "Live Words and Experience: The Hand of the Architect from Alberti to Zumthor"  and should appeal to preservation students as well as students of architectural design, art history, heritage and public history.

April 4, 2013
5:30 pm

Fine Arts Center, 463

Sebastiaan Faber is Professor of Hispanic Studies and Chair of Latin American Studies at Oberlin College, Director of the Oberlin Center for Languages and Cultures, and Chair of the Abraham Lincoln Brigade Archives.  He is a leading expert on representations of the Spanish Civil War and intellectual debates concerning historical memory in Spain.

April 4, 2013
6:00 pm-7:30 pm

Herter Hall, 601

Directed by Micah Maurio & Jeff Schneider, will feature Big Band repertoire with new and historical works.

April 4, 2013
8:00 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

An audiovisual experience featuring Delicate Steve, the WMUA Alternative Spring Concert and TEDxUMassAmherst Kickoff event.

April 4, 2013
8:00 pm

Bowker Auditorium

The Minutewomen, under the leadership of Coach Sortino, return home for a three game homestand. 

April 5, 2013
3:00 pm

Sortino Field Softball Complex

The defending Atlantic-10 Conference champion Minutewomen open the home conference season against the Richmond Spiders.

April 5, 2013
4:00 pm

McGuirk Alumni Stadium

In conjunction with the Department of Theater's production of Suzan-Lori Parks' Venus, "Sampling and Remixing Venus" is a free special event that aims to create a dialogue between music, culture, and theory with Parks' piece at the center.

April 5, 2013
4:00 pm-5:00 pm

Fine Arts Center, Atrium lobby

UMass Night Out is an accumulation of FREE campus-wide student activities hosted by various student organizations!

April 5, 2013
7:00 pm-11:55 pm

All Campus

Join the University Programming Council for a Late Night Movie: Lincoln.

April 5, 2013 8:00 pm-10:00 pm
April 8, 2013 8:00 pm-10:00 pm

Student Union, Cape Cod Lounge

UMass Night Out presents the return of Laser Tag. Join us Friday, April 5th, at 8PM in the Student Union Ballroom for Laser Tag and Build Your Own Bear.

April 5, 2013
8:00 pm

Student Union, Ballroom

A biennial show presented by Hand Across the Valley Quilt Guild.Open to the public with an admission fee.

April 6—April 7, 2013 10:00 am-4:00 pm

Campus Center

The Minutewomen face Fordham in a Saturday afternoon game at the UMass Softball Complex.

April 6, 2013
12:00 pm

Sortino Field Softball Complex

UMass Tennis will take on Temple at the Bay Road Tennis Center.

April 6, 2013
12:30 pm

Bay Road Tennis Club

Once again, UMPK welcomes parkour/freerunning/obstacle-based movement groups from all over to perform in the Parkour Day Showcase.

April 6, 2013
2:00 pm-6:00 pm

Hampden Dining Commons

The Eleventh Annual “Dinner with Friends” is a benefit for the UMass Amherst Libraries featuring guest speaker mystery writer Archer Mayor, a champagne and hors d’oeuvre reception, and a gourmet dinner. 

April 6, 2013
6:30 pm

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

The UMass Amherst Cape Verdean Student Alliance presents "Djunto", a Cape Verdean Culture Night displaying the entrepreneurial spirit of our youth. 

April 6, 2013
8:00 pm-2:00 am

Student Union Ballroom

Conceived by Dave Samuels, the Grammy Award winning Caribbean Jazz Project is a vibrant and unique mixture of jazz, Afro-Cuban and South American music.

April 6, 2013
8:00 pm

Bowker Auditorium

New England High School Big Bands, Combos and Vocal Jazz Ensembles with adjudications/clinics by guests including vibraphonist Dave Samuels, resident Jazz Faculty; and music exhibitors.

April 6, 2013
8:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

According to Davies:  “The focus of the work is mortality -- birth, death, the passage of time, and the annual events (such as birthdays, New Year's, Christmas, etc.,) that mark the passage of time.  

April 7—May 12, 2013, Sun/Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri

Hampden Gallery

The Minutemen face La Salle in a doubleheader at the UMass Softball Complex.

April 7, 2013
12:00 pm

Sortino Field Softball Complex

Coach Angela McMahon and the Minutewomen take on George Washington University in a Sunday afternoon home game.

April 7, 2013
1:00 pm

McGuirk Alumni Stadium

Pioneer Valley Roller Derby opens its 2013 season in style at the Mullins Center at UMass Amherst!

April 7, 2013
3:00 pm

Mullins Center

This event has been canceled.

April 7, 2013
4:00 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

A Half-Day Workshop with Panels, a Light Meal, and Lively Conversation

April 8, 2013
10:00 am-1:30 pm

Student Union, Cape Cod Lounge

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.

April 8, 2013
5:30 pm-7:30 pm

Student Union, Earthfoods Cafe/Cape Cod Lounge

The 15th annual Freedom Seder, a multicultural and interfaith celebration based on the Exodus themes of the Jewish Passover Seder, commemorates the civil rights movement and other modern liberation struggles. Through ritual, stories, poetry and music, participants learn about each other’s cultures and express yearning for multicultural unity, interfaith understanding, and the liberation of all people. People of all religious and cultural backgrounds are welcome. 

April 8, 2013
5:30 pm-8:30 pm

Campus Center - Marriott Center, 11th Floor

Come learn the hustle with UMass Ballroom Dance Team! We will teach a beginner lesson in the first hour. The second hour will feature more advanced moves.

April 8, 2013
7:00 pm-9:00 pm

Fine Arts Center, Lobby

Join the Greater Boston Alumni Network for a day of professional hockey as the Boston Bruins take on the Carolina Hurricanes at the TD Garden! Bring your family and friends to enjoy the game with fellow alumni.Seats are located in the Promenade.

April 8, 2013
7:00 pm

TD Garden
Declining industrial regions face a host of problems, including sprawl, economic loss, fragmented governance, and, in the United States, racial segregation and hostility.

April 9, 2013
2:00 pm-3:00 pm

Gordon Hall, 302-304

Elizabeth Reis (Smith ‘80) is a professor of Women’s and Gender Studies at the University of Oregon and the author of Bodies in Doubt: An American History of Intersex (2009).

April 9, 2013
4:30 pm

Neilson Library Browsing Room, Smith College
This year’s speakers are Julie Thomson ‘07, Duke University Press, Clare McHugh, Time Inc. Lifestyle Group, and Tiffany Sprague *97, Yale University Art Gallery

April 9, 2013
4:30 pm-6:00 pm

Herter Hall, 227

McCormack Department of Sport Management at Isenberg presents Executive-in-Residence, Brian Burke.

April 9, 2013
6:00 pm-7:00 pm

All Campus

In this year's edition, devoted to the 'new Catalan cinema', a wide range of new Catalan movies produced after 2010 will be shown.

April 9, 2013
6:30 pm

Herter Hall, 231 Auditorium

Come hear Karl Rove address the UMass community.

April 9, 2013
7:30 pm

Student Union, Student Union Ballroom

Woodwind, Brass, & String groups coordinated by Elizabeth Chang.

April 9, 2013
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

 Lecture by Peter Rachleff

April 9, 2013
11:00 pm-12:30 pm

Shirley Graham Reading Room, 2nd Floor, New Africa House
IT Directors, technology coordinators, and IT professionals in academic and administrative departments at UMass Amherst and the Five Colleges are invited to a seminar on the latest strategies for deploying and managing Mac OS X Mountain Lion.

April 10, 2013
9:00 am-11:30 am

Computer Science Building, 151

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

April 10, 2013
9:00 am-12:00 pm

Isenberg School of Management, 305

Tireless activist Frances Crowe will turn 94 years old in 2013. Judges won't send her to jail anymore, but she keeps risking arrest in her struggles against war and for social justice and environmental sustainability.

April 10, 2013
11:15 am-12:45 pm

Campus Center, 162-175

UMass Baseball led by Head Coach Mike Stone meets at home against Boston College.

April 10, 2013
3:00 pm

Earl Lorden Field

 Dr. Francine Benes of Harvard Medical School will be lecturing on “GABA-Glutamate Interactions: From Circuits to Cells to Molecular Regulation”.  

April 10, 2013
4:00 pm

Morrill Science Center, 222

Susan Phillips Bari '67, currently a New York City real estate agent, has great advice for anyone looking to make a move to the city. She can help you find your "slice of the Big Apple" and clue you into where to look, what you should expect to find and how much to pay as you begin your search.

April 10, 2013
5:00 pm

Memorial Hall

Five College students who identify as bisexual, pansexual, sex fluid, and other non-binary sexual identities are invited to an informal dinner with Carol Queen before her talk that evening.

April 10, 2013
5:30 pm-7:00 pm

Stonewall Center

Interested in Marketing as a career?  Not sure where to begin?  Come to WILDER HALL 201 on WEDNESDAY, April 10th at 5:30pm to learn how current professionals used their academic, extracurricular, and previous work experience to embark upon an exciting career in Marketing and Public Relations!

April 10, 2013
5:30 pm-7:00 pm

Wilder Hall, 201

An open house and celebration of the wide-range of civic engagement and service-learning activities and programs on campus. 

April 10, 2013
6:00 pm-7:30 pm

Student Union, Cape Cod Lounge

Drawing from her work with the New Delhi-based Sama Resource Group for Women and Health, N.B.Sarojini will explore the ethics, economics and politics of surrogacy, the international trade in reproductive tissues, and pharmaceutical trials targeting poor women.

April 10, 2013
7:00 pm

Campus Center, Reading Room

An estimated 400,000 people were tattooed with serial numbers at Auschwitz; Doron, a young doctor and daughter of a survivor, interviews survivors as Sinai captures on camera their memories of those numbers in a testament to the enduring presence of history in individual lives.

April 10, 2013
7:30 pm

Isenberg School of Management, 137

Come learn about sexual anatomy (and its variations), the process of getting turned on (and how you can affect it by what you do and how you feel about it), and much more.

April 10, 2013
7:30 pm

Food for Thought Books
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.

April 10, 2013
8:00 pm

Springfield College
Peer Health Education (PHE) is a six-credit, one-year internship open to UMass Amherst undergrads from all majors.Be creative, have fun, and learn from professional health educators while working on health issues that matter to the UMass Amherst community, like:

April 11, 2013

Growing numbers of adoptions involve some form of contact between the child's adoptive family and birth relatives.

April 11—April 12, 2013 8:00 am-5:00 pm

Student Union, Ballroom

Aline Gubrium, Assistant Professor of Public Health, and Betsy Krause, Professor of Anthropology, on “Hear Our Stories,” using digital storytelling, a visual participatory method.

April 11, 2013
11:00 am-12:30 pm

Machmer Hall, W32

The Psychology of Peace and Violence Program is proud to present the Spring 2013 Interdisciplinary Seminar Series: Best Practices In International Conflict Resolution and Peacebuilding.

April 11, 2013
12:00 pm-1:00 pm

Tobin Hall, 423

The 2013 Master of Architecture Students will present their Thesis from 1:00 PM-5:00 PM on April 11, 2013 and from 8:00 AM-5:00 PM on April 12, 2013 in the Presentation Studio on the First Floor of the Studio Arts Building.

April 11—April 12, 2013 1:00 pm-5:00 pm

Studio Arts Building, First Floor Presentation Studio

The Zube lecture series is named for Ervin Zube, former head of LARP from 1974 to 1980. Professor Zube is internationally known for his leadership in developing a culture of academic research in the profession of landscape architecture.

April 11, 2013
4:00 pm-5:00 pm

Hills North, 105

Dr. Alondra Nelson is an interdisciplinary social scientist who writesabout the intersections of science, technology, medicine andinequality.

April 11, 2013
4:30 pm

Campus Center, 904-908

Imago Theatre’s shows have been described as Cirque Du Soleil-evoking acrobatics mixed with Mummenschanz-like mime, set in a unique yet accessible French-influenced avant-garde playground.

April 11, 2013
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Concert Hall

Nine up-and-coming dance choreographers will show how dance can reveal universal emotions and characteristics.

April 11—April 13, 2013 8:00 pm

Dance Studio Theater, Hampshire College
The UMass Amherst Black Alumni Network is hosting a reunion weekend packed with social, cultural and educational events. We welcome you back to campus to reconnect with your alma mater and fellow alumni! Family and friends are welcome. 

April 12—April 14, 2013

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

April 12, 2013
3:00 pm

Earl Lorden Field

Coach Angela McMahon and the Minutewomen face-off against Temple at home at McGuirk Stadium.

April 12, 2013
4:00 pm

McGuirk Alumni Stadium

Please welcome the MFA candidates from George Washington University at the closing reception of "Capital Fixtures" on Friday April 12, from 4-7 pm at the Student Union Art Gallery.

April 12, 2013
4:00 pm-7:00 pm

Student Union Art Gallery

Slide guitarist and Grammy Award winner Vishwa Mohan Bhatt performs.

April 12, 2013
8:00 pm

Fine Arts Center Concert Hall

On Protest: a Research Symposium addresses current themes and debates about protest around the world.

April 13, 2013
8:30 am-6:00 pm

Campus Center, Reading Room

April 13th, 2013 marks a date of inspiration, motivation, imagination and an exciting opportunity for all students and faculty at UMass Amherst.

April 13, 2013
11:00 am-5:00 pm

Mahar Auditorium

Women's Track led by Head Coach Julie LaFreniere participate in the Minutemen Invitational. 

April 13, 2013
11:30 am

Amherst, MA
Men's track led by Head Coach Ken O'Brien participates in the Minutemen Invitational.

April 13, 2013
11:30 am

Amherst, MA
UMass men's lacrosse faces conference rival Drexel at Garber Field.

April 13, 2013
1:00 pm

Garber Field

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

April 13, 2013
1:00 pm

Earl Lorden Field

Join Sisters on the Runway on April 13th for its 3rd Annual Benefit Fashion Show! All proceeds benefit Safe Passage of Northampton, our local domestic violence shelter.

April 13, 2013
6:00 pm

Campus Center Auditorium

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

April 14, 2013
12:00 pm

Earl Lorden Field

UMass Tennis will take on Sacred Heart at the Mullins Center Tennis Courts

April 14, 2013
1:00 pm

Mullins Center

The University Programming Council at UMass Amherst proudly presents Spring Concert 2013 featuring Big Sean, Cobra Starship, Tyga, Reel Big Fish, and B. Smyth.

April 14, 2013
6:00 pm

Mullins Center

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

April 15, 2013

Thesis Exhibition by MFA candidate Ariel Lavery is open to the public.

April 15—April 19, 2013 10:00 am-4:00 pm

Herter Art Gallery

Join us at Esselon on Monday, April 15th at 6:00 PM for Speed: Life in the Fast Lane with Sheila Patek of the University of Massachusetts. Dr. Patek will explore some of the world’s fastest animals – but maybe not the ones you’re thinking of! We hope to see you then!

April 15, 2013
6:00 pm

Esselon Cafe
The Student Union Art Gallery presents "Images and Messages From The Past: Massachusetts Agricultural College to University of Massachusetts."

April 16—April 19, 2013

Student Union Art Gallery

Joining our Stand Against Racism campaign through Pinterest.  

April 16—April 25, 2013 9:00 am-2:00 pm

Please join the peer health educators of the UMass Center for Health Promotion for a week of fun and exciting activities. We will be all around campus April 16-19 hosting events.

April 16—April 19, 2013 9:00 am-5:00 pm

All Campus

No blood is drawn for an HIV test (only cotton swab of the mouth). Results are available in 20 minutes.

April 16, 2013
12:00 pm-3:30 pm

Campus Center, 101

UMass Baseball led by Head Coach Mike Stone meets at home against Central Connecticut.

April 16, 2013
3:00 pm

Earl Lorden Field

Coach Sortino and the Minutewomen meet rival Connecticut at the UMass Softball Complex.

April 16, 2013
4:00 pm

Sortino Field Softball Complex

Faculty Voice and Piano Recital with Professors Marjorie Melnick, mezzo-soprano and Nadine Shank, piano.

April 16, 2013
8:00 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

Monday class schedule is followed.

April 17, 2013

Professor Ellis Goldberg, a leading scholar of law and politics in Egypt and the Middle East, will discuss recent events in Egypt and the challenges placed on on the Egyptian people.

April 17, 2013
12:00 pm

Isenberg School of Management, 133

Join us for the 2013 UMass Innovation Challenge Final Business Plan Competition. Watch up to five teams pitch their business ideas and compete for a portion of the $50,000+ in prize money to be awarded that evening by the judging panel.

April 17, 2013
3:30 pm

Campus Center, 10th Floor Amherst Room

Please join us as we celebrate the publication of Participatory Visual and Digital Methods, by Associate Professor Krista Harper (anthropology and public policy) and Assistant Professor Aline Gubrium (public health).

April 17, 2013
5:00 pm

Gordon Hall, Atrium

The University Programming Council will be hosting Johnny Cupcakes, a well-known brand and entrepreneur from Hull, MA.

April 17, 2013
7:00 pm-10:00 pm

Student Union Ballroom

The story of a Unitarian minister, Waitstill Sharp, and his wife Martha, who left Wellesley, Massachusetts to help save thousands being persecuted by the Nazis in Eastern Europe during World War II.

April 17, 2013
7:30 pm

Kligerman-Greenspun Performance Hall, Yiddish Book Center at Hampshire College
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!.

April 17, 2013
8:00 pm

Cance Hall, Main Lounge

Euridice Ensembles, Robert Eisenstein, director, perform baroque chamber and orchestral music. 

April 17, 2013
8:15 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

Olivia Geiger, doctoral candidate in Economics, and Justin Helepololei, MA/PhD student in Anthropology, discuss what is involved in doing fieldwork on activist culture, or fieldwork that involves participation in activist projects.

April 18, 2013
1:00 pm-2:30 pm

Machmer Hall, W32

Join the Northeast Climate Science Center in welcoming the Massachusetts Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs to Amherst.  Early career scientists will present recent interdisciplinary climate and energy research.  

April 18, 2013
1:20 pm-3:25 pm

Integrated Sciences Building, Atrium/Room 221

The University of Massachusetts Amherst Department of Theater is fortunate to count renowned playwright Constance Congdon among its alumnae.

April 18—April 20, 2013 8:00 pm
April 25—April 27, 2013 8:00 pm
April 20, 2013 2:00 pm
April 27, 2013 2:00 pm

Rand Theater

“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.

April 18, 2013
2:30 pm

Herter Hall, 301

Dr. Apostolidis’s scholarly research bridges political theory, cultural studies, and the analysis of social movements.

April 18, 2013
4:00 pm

Campus Center, 904-908

Coach Sortino and the Minutewomen face the University of Hartford.

April 18, 2013
4:00 pm

Sortino Field Softball Complex

Robert Gilbert, Ph.D., Associate Professor in the Department of Exercise Science and Physical Education at Montclair State University, will present a lecture entitled "How to Do the Impossible."

April 18, 2013
4:15 pm-6:15 pm

Integrated Sciences Building, 135

The topic of the lecture will be "Nutrition Innovations in Cancer Prevention: Epigenetics and the Microbiome."

April 18, 2013
4:30 pm-8:30 pm

Clarion Hotel in Northampton
Professor Robert Reid-Pharr of the City University of New York will deliver the 18th Annual Sidney Kaplan Lecture.

April 18, 2013
4:30 pm

Campus Center, 905-909

UVC-TV 19 and the University Programming Council have teamed up to present the 8th Annual Film Festival.

April 18, 2013
5:30 pm-9:00 pm

Student Union, Cape Cod Lounge

In the wake of the events that have unfolded in Boston, Chris Weyant, UMass student show their support for Boston and commitment to peace through a community run.

April 18, 2013
6:00 pm

Mullins Center

This event has been canceled.

April 18, 2013
6:30 pm-9:00 pm

The University of Massachusetts Club, Amherst Room
Please join fellow UMass Amherst School of Nursing alumni at our beautifully located reception during the Eastern Nursing Research Society Conference. UMass Amherst faculty, students and alumni will be attending this event.

April 18, 2013
7:00 pm

Renaissance Boston Waterfront Hotel
A free introductory workshop on how to get started growing vegetables and herbs in your yard, patio, or windowsill, as a means of creating a more sustainable life.  Offered in partnership with Grow Food Amherst.

April 18, 2013
7:00 pm-9:00 pm

Amherst Town Hall
Wind Ensemble, James Patrick Miller, conductor, plays music by  David Lang, Ernst Toch, Mozart and Hindemith.

April 18, 2013
8:00 pm

Fine Arts Center Concert Hall

The recent death of Venezuelan president Hugo Chávez has raised important and pressing questions.  What might a post-Chavez Venezuela look like?  Can there be a Chavismo without Chavez?  How could a post-Chavez Venezuela affect Latin American regional affairs and integration efforts? How might a post-Chavez era impact US-Venezuelan relations?

April 19, 2013
8:30 am-5:30 pm

Campus Center, Marriott Room

Native American Studies symposium title ""Water and Social and Economic Justice."

April 19, 2013
9:00 am-5:00 pm

Campus Center, 1001

This event has been canceled.

April 19, 2013
1:00 pm

Campus Center, Amherst Room

Phallacies knows ... and so should you! The men's health theatre troupe is sharing the messages, myths and misinformation about masculinity in two brand-new shows.

April 19—April 20, 2013 7:00 pm-9:00 pm

Campus Center Auditorium

The Student Union Craft Center will host their spring Open Mic Night featuring poetry, spoken word, acoustic music, a cappella and performance art.

April 19, 2013
7:30 pm-10:00 pm

Student Union, 206

Symphony Band and Percussion Ensemble, James Patrick Miller and Ayano Kataoka, conductors, plays music by Grafulla, Robert Russell Bennett, Jack Stamp and H. Owen Reed.

April 19, 2013
8:00 pm

Fine Arts Center Concert Hall

Martha Redbone, alongside her career as a recording artist and songwriter, has maintained a steady involvement with causes in Indian Country. 

April 19, 2013
8:00 pm

Campus Center, Reading Room

Join the University Programming Council for a Late Night Movie: The Hobbit.

April 19, 2013 8:00 pm-10:00 pm
April 21, 2013 8:00 pm-10:00 pm

Student Union, Cape Cod Lounge

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

April 19, 2013
8:00 pm-12:00 am

Campus Center, Reading Room

Professor Lynn Klock, host and recitalist; featured artists: Timothy McAllister, Professor of Saxophone, Northwestern University; Lynn Klock, University of Massachusetts Amherst; College Saxophone Quartets.

April 20, 2013
9:30 am-6:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

The 2.6 mile Fourth Annual Walk and Roll for Aphasia will take place in Sweetser Park located in downtown Amherst

April 20, 2013
10:00 am

Sweetser Park
Powwows are social gatherings of Indigenous People in North America; it is where Native people come together to enjoy themselves through song, dance, and food while renewing kinship relationships, meeting new people and passing on the traditions to the next generation.

April 20, 2013
10:30 am-6:00 pm

Curry Hicks Cage

The UMass Amherst Cannabis Reform Coalition is proud to announce the 22nd edition of Extravaganja! Join the CRC as well as thousands of people from all around the state and beyond for a 4/20 filled with incredible bands, speakers, artisans, food vendors, and friendly people.

April 20, 2013
12:00 pm-6:00 pm

Amherst Town Common
Current Minutemen take on an Alumni Team for the first half before moving to a traditional intra-squad scrimmage for the second half. Special 'Cross the Finish Line' event at halftime will honor Boston marathoners who were unable to finish Monday's race.

April 20, 2013
2:00 pm

McGuirk Alumni Stadium

Rusko with Special Guest Conspirator

April 20, 2013
7:00 pm-12:00 am

Mullins Center

The UMass Amherst Chamber Choir, under the direction of Professor Tony Thornton, performs at the Newman Center.

April 20, 2013
8:00 pm

Newman Center

The Minutewomen close out the regular season at home against Duquesne in a Sunday game at 12 noon.

April 21, 2013
12:00 pm

McGuirk Alumni Stadium

The UMass Minutewomen take on conference rival in a doubleheader at the UMass Softball Complex.

April 21, 2013
12:00 pm

Sortino Field Softball Complex

The Concert Band will be conducted by Professor Timothy Anderson, director of the Minuteman Marching Band.  Fun for the whole family!

April 21, 2013
2:00 pm

Fine Arts Center Concert Hall

The "Story of Stuff" has been viewed online over 10 million times around the world.  This short animated documentary will change your life forever.

April 21, 2013
7:30 pm

Campus Center, 101

Student Union Art Gallery presents the BFA Thesis Exhibitions of BFA Candidates: Casey Gariepy, Bryan Meegan, Christina O'Brien and Grace Romanello.

April 22—April 26, 2013

Student Union Art Gallery

Barnes Gallery at the Leverett Crafts & Arts Center is pleased to present two BFA Thesis exhibitions by the artists Lauren Costa and Chelsea Neveu.

April 22—May 1, 2013

Barnes Gallery : Leverett Crafts & Arts Center
The Theta Mu chapter of the Pi Kappa Phi fraternity is kicking off a disability awareness week to raise funds and awareness for Push America.

April 22—April 26, 2013 6:00 am-6:00 pm

Goodell Hall, Lawn

Join UMass Amherst student, faculty, and staff as we demonstrate our commitment to a healthy, sustainable, campus on April 22, Earth Day.

April 22, 2013
12:00 pm-4:00 pm

Goodell Hall, Lawn

Join the Student Farming Enterprise to watch this pre-release screening of the powerful and thought provoking documentary "A Place at the Table" starring Oscar®- winning actor Jeff Bridges.

April 22, 2013
4:00 pm-6:00 pm

Campus Center, Reading Room

Will Eisner was one of the creators of the comic book medium in the 1930s and 1940s, creating The Spirit and many other heroes in the Golden Age of Comics, and pioneering the modern graphic novel with the publication of A Contract with God in 1978.

April 22, 2013
5:00 pm

Herter Hall, 601

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.

April 22, 2013
5:30 pm-7:30 pm

Student Union, Earthfoods Cafe/Cape Cod Lounge

The UMass Amherst Campus Sustainability Initiative and UMass Amherst Libraries are excited to announce the Earth Day 2013 Keynote Address, film screening, and book signing with Annie Leonard, an international expert in sustainability and environmental health issues.

April 22, 2013
7:00 pm-9:30 pm

Bowker Auditorium

Finish off the semester with a lesson in the hot and spicy salsa! Bring your friends to learn this fun dance on Monday night.

April 22, 2013
7:00 pm-9:00 pm

Fine Arts Center, Lobby

HerbFest 2013 is an annual celebration of herbs, spices, and medicinal plants.

April 23, 2013
11:30 am-1:30 pm

Student Union Ballroom

A few years back, Mohawk Trail Regional Middle School created a course entitled, Project Based Learning or PBL.  It became one of five academic classes for middle school students

April 23, 2013
4:00 pm

Hasbrouck Hall, 138

Professors Max Page and Marla Miller, members of the architecture and history faculty, present their research and sign copies of their new book, Beauty, Cravings, Virtue: A Celebration of the Architectural Legacy of the University of Massachusetts Amherst, in a special Sesquicentennial lecture. 

April 23, 2013
4:00 pm

Goodell Hall, Bernie Dallas Room

"Enxaneta" is the Catalan word for the child that "crowns" the top of a human tower. The documentary film demonstrates the values that have made human towers an Intangible Heritage of Humanity by UNESCO; the spirit of surmounting, teamwork and the integration of people of all ages and all nationalities.

April 23, 2013
6:30 pm

Herter Hall, 301

In recognition of the outstanding contributions of our students to the greater UMass Amherst community, the Center for Student Development will be hosting the 7th annual Student Life Awards Ceremony - "The Sammies".

April 23, 2013
7:00 pm

Campus Center Auditorium

A ready by Ross Gay, a Cave Canem Fellow and the author of Against Which and Bringing the Shovel Down, the title poem of which enacts this poet’s excruciating extremes of terror and tenderness, and his profound understanding of what it means to be human.

April 23, 2013
7:30 pm

Amherst Books
Five College Collegium, Robert Eisenstein, director, performs "Fancy and Not So fancy Music" ca. 1500 by Ockeghem, Busnois, Josquin for voices and instruments.

April 23, 2013
8:00 pm

Mt Holyoke College, Abbey Chapel
Come to the Cape Cod Lounge and attend the first ever Campus Safety Fair.

April 24, 2013
10:00 am-2:00 pm

Student Union, Cape Cod Lounge

Anthony van den Pol of Yale School of Medicine will be lecturing on the “Establishment and stability of neural circuits”.

April 24, 2013
4:00 pm

Morrill Science Center, 222

The Interdisciplinary Studies Institute is delighted to present a panel discussion of great importance to the campus. The panel, featuring members of this year’s ISI seminar on ‘Engagement,’ will highlight some of the benefits, opportunities, and challenges of engaged and interdisciplinary scholarship. The aim is to provide a thought-provoking discussion in which all who attend will be able to join.

April 24, 2013
4:00 pm

Campus Center, 904-908

In this new book, edited and published by Western Massachusetts-based Liz Castro, 35 experts explore Catalonia’s history, economics, politics, language, and culture.

April 24, 2013
4:30 pm-5:30 pm

Herter Hall, 301

The biggest night of the year in UMass a cappella, featuring all seven groups on campus.

April 24, 2013
7:00 pm

Bowker Auditorium

Set in East Germany in the early 1980s, Christian Petzold’s Cold War thriller exudes icy anxiety through the play of trust and doubt as a Berlin physician is torn between her desire to flee to the West and her love for a colleague.

April 24, 2013
7:30 pm

Amherst Cinema
Push America at UMass Amherst, a philanthropy committed to serving people with disabilities, is bringing the film Shooting Beauty to UMass Amherst.

April 24, 2013
8:30 pm-12:00 am

Mahar Auditorium

Filmmakers, scholars, and film festivals have recently focused on European film as a significant entity beyond the boundaries of its national cinemas.

April 25, 2013
9:30 am-12:30 pm

Herter Hall, 301

Five College Clothesline Project on display at UMass for a day! Outside of Machmer Hall will be a visual display of hundreds of t-shirts made by survivors of relationship, sexual, and gender-based violence as well as their friends and families. The Clothesline Project is a vehicle for women affected by violence to express their emotions by decorating a shirt.

April 25, 2013
12:00 pm-4:00 pm

Marston Hall, Outside

Join eight top-level executives from the retail fashion sector as they discuss industry trends, challenges and opportunities.

April 25, 2013
3:00 pm

Campus Center, Graduate Reading

The Department of Landscape Architecture and Regional Planning is pleased to welcome our guest speaker Julian Agyeman, Professor and Chair of Urban and Policy and Planning, Tufts University.

April 25, 2013
4:00 pm-5:00 pm

Hills North, 105

Dr. Paromita Sanyal investigates the social impacts of microcredit programs on poor, rural women in developing countries and primarily focuses on women in India.

April 25, 2013
4:00 pm

Campus Center, 904-908

BFA thesis exhibition Opening Reception, with artwork by BFA candidates Christina O'Brien, Casey Gariepy, Bryan Meegan, and Grace Romanello.

April 25, 2013
4:00 pm-6:00 pm

Student Union Art Gallery, 326

Interested in a career in the international fashion industry? Join our fashion alumni experts as they share their experiences climbing the ladder in various fashion sectors.

April 25, 2013
5:30 pm

Campus Center, Amherst Room

The Greater Boston Alumni Network invites you to come out for a great night of friends, food and best Boston sports has to offer! Join us as we gather to watch the Boston Red Sox play the Houston Astros starting at 6:30 p.m.

April 25, 2013
6:00 pm

The Point
Take Back the Night is a rally and march to end sexual violence. 

April 25, 2013
6:30 pm-9:30 pm

Student Union, on the steps

Join the Muslim Students Association and South Asian Students Association in their panel discussion to end Islamophobia.

April 25, 2013
7:00 pm-9:00 pm

Campus Center Auditorium, 162

The Magic Triangle Jazz Series, produced by WMUA-91.1FM and the Fine Arts Center at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, concludes its 24th season with a performance by the Denman Maroney Quintet.

April 25, 2013
8:00 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

Poetry readings from three MFA alumni.

April 25, 2013
8:00 pm

University Museum of Contemporary Art

Alive With Dance II is a showcase that premiers new works by senior dance majors.

April 26—April 27, 2013 8:00 pm

Kendall Studio Theater, Mt. Holyoke College
More than 800 students from campuses across the Commonwealth of Massachusetts will be giving poster and oral presentations from a wide range of academic disciplines throughout the day.

April 26, 2013
8:00 am-5:00 pm

Campus Center

Make the Alumni Weekend registration and hospitality area your first stop when you arrive on campus.

April 26—April 27, 2013 8:00 am-6:00 pm

Student Union, Cape Cod Lounge

SPHHS celebrates 75 years of service to the community in 2013.

April 26, 2013
8:30 am-10:00 am

Campus Center, Marriott Center

The School of Education achieved recognition as the top school of education in the nation during an iconoclastic time in our country and on our campus.

April 26, 2013
9:30 am-11:00 am

Campus Center, 1001

Michelle Bell, professor of environmental health at Yale University, will present this in-person seminar and webinar, titled “The Impact of Airborne Particulate Matter on Human Health: Current Scientific Evidence and Remaining Challenges.”Particulate matter (PM) is estimated to cause more than 3.7 million deaths a year worldwide.

April 26, 2013
10:00 am

Engineering Lab (E-Lab) II , Auditorium 119

Join the Department of Economics for a celebration of the life of scholar and founder Stephen Resnick.

April 26, 2013
10:00 am-11:00 am

Memorial Hall

Join classmates and fellow UMass alumni at this signature luncheon for alumni from the Class of 1962 and earlier years.

April 26, 2013
11:30 am-1:30 pm

Campus Center, Marriott Center

UMass Amherst hosts the 2013 Atlantic 10 Women's Lacrosse Championship at McGuirk Alumni Stadium.

April 26, 2013 1:00 pm
April 28, 2013 1:00 pm

McGuirk Alumni Stadium

Stand Against Racism is a national day of action to educate and raise awareness.

April 26, 2013
1:00 pm-6:00 pm

Wilder Hall, 201

A special presentation by Professor of Art History Walter Denny.

April 26, 2013
2:00 pm-3:00 pm

Join this special presentation hosted by the Public Engagement Project.

April 26, 2013
3:00 pm-4:30 pm

Fine Arts Center, Lobby

UMass Baseball led by Head Coach Mike Stone meets at home against Saint Joseph's.

April 26, 2013
3:00 pm

Earl Lorden Field

Stop by the HFA Alumni Reception to connect with classmates and fellow alumni, chat with members of the faculty, and meet Dean Julie Hayes.

April 26, 2013
4:00 pm-6:00 pm

Studio Arts Building

The Life Sciences Laboratories were developed to provide state-of-the-ar​t research laboratory space for interdisciplina​ry research clusters engaged in cutting edge research.

April 26, 2013
4:00 pm-5:00 pm

Between Friday 4/26 and Saturday 4/27, a series of events will be held, all of which are designed to honor and support our wounded service people and the victims and first responders of the Boston Marathon Bombings.

April 26—April 27, 2013 5:00 pm-10:00 pm

Mullins Center, Practice Rink

Join us to celebrate some of our current students’ achievements as they receive scholarships and awards made possible by the generosity of alumni and friends of Commonwealth Honors College.

April 26, 2013
5:30 pm-7:00 pm

Student Union Ballroom

Join your classmates for this banquet dinner to celebrate your 50th Reunion

April 26, 2013
6:00 pm-9:00 pm

Campus Center Auditorium

Join classmates for a memorable dinner to celebrate your 60th Reunion.

April 26, 2013
6:00 pm-8:00 pm

University Club

The Minutemen close out the regular season under the lights at home against the University of Delaware.

April 26, 2013
7:00 pm

Garber Field

Join the University Programming Council for a Late Night Movie: Gangster Squad.

April 26, 2013 8:00 pm-10:00 pm
April 28, 2013 8:00 pm-10:00 pm

Student Union, Cape Cod Lounge

Jeffrey W. Holmes, director and guest singer Sheila Jordan, 2012 National Endowment for the Arts Masters honoree and vocal jazz icon, will perform and record live with these ensembles featuring new/reworked orchestrations by Holmes and students.

April 26, 2013
8:00 pm

Bowker Auditorium

Come and the see best UMass has to offer! Music, poetry and lots more. We are now conveniently located in The Reading Room opposite to the UPUB.

April 26, 2013
8:00 pm-12:00 am

Campus Center, Reading Room

Join us for the eleventh annual Supercuts SoccerFest! It is the largest grassroots soccer tournament in Western Mass, conveniently located on the UMass Amherst campus.

April 27, 2013
8:00 am-4:00 pm

McGuirk Alumni Stadium

With a special address by Chancellor Subbaswamy and recognition for the Class of 1963. 

April 27, 2013
8:30 am-10:00 am

Student Union Ballroom

The campus community is cordially invited to celebrate the formal inauguration of Dr.

April 27, 2013
11:00 am-12:30 pm

Mullins Center

Women's Track led by Head Coach Julie LaFreniere participate in the pre-conference meet.

April 27, 2013
11:30 am

Amherst, MA
Men's track led by Head Coach Ken O'Brien participates in the pre-conference meet.

April 27, 2013
11:30 am

Amherst, MA
UMass Baseball led by Head Coach Mike Stone meets at home against Saint Joseph's.

April 27, 2013
1:00 pm

Earl Lorden Field

UMass Amherst Nursing is a force for innovation, learning and discovery in preparing culturally proficient nurses for leadership in health for a global society.

April 27, 2013
2:00 pm-4:00 pm

Skinner Hall

This fall 1500 students will move in to this state-of-the-ar​t facility that offers UMass honors students an innovative space in which to live and learn.

April 27, 2013
2:00 pm-3:00 pm

Commonwealth Honors College Complex
"Color In The Cage" is an annual showcase event for UMass, local high school, and collegiate guards, dancers, cheerleaders, drum majors, and baton twirlers, in a positive non-competitive and supportive environment.

April 27, 2013
2:00 pm

Curry Hicks Cage

The College of Natural Sciences excels in world-class research, award-winning teaching, and distinguished outreach and service.

April 27, 2013
2:00 pm-4:00 pm

Integrated Sciences Building, Atrium

2013 marks the 20th anniversary of the founding of the Student Alumni Association (SAA), formerly known as the Student Alumni Relations Society (STARS).

April 27, 2013
3:00 pm-4:00 am

Memorial Hall

The Chemical Engineering Department invites alumni to a tour of its facilities.

April 27, 2013
3:00 pm-4:00 pm

Engineering Lab (E-Lab) II , Atrium

The Isenberg School of Management (ISOM) has been developing global business leaders for more than 60 years.

April 27, 2013
3:30 pm-5:00 pm

Isenberg School of Management

Celebrate the success of the class gift fundraising initiative with your friends and classmates and view plans for the completed project.

April 27, 2013
3:30 pm-4:00 pm

Student Union, Cape Cod Lounge

Meet our New Dean – Dr. Tim Anderson! The College of Engineering at UMass Amherst is ranked as the best public engineering school in New England.

April 27, 2013
4:00 pm-5:30 pm

Engineering Lab (E-Lab) II

After a busy day of events and activities on campus, grab your friends and come to this festive buffet dinner for all alumni and their guests.

April 27, 2013
5:00 pm-8:00 pm

Campus Center Auditorium

Join friends and classmates for a festive buffet dinner at the top of campus.

April 27, 2013
5:00 pm-8:00 pm

Campus Center, Marriott Center

This event has been canceled.

April 27, 2013
6:30 pm-7:30 pm

This exuberant musical about a group of young Americans searching for peace and love in a turbulent time has struck a resonant chord with audiences young and old.

April 27, 2013
8:00 pm

Fine Arts Center Concert Hall

The UMass Marimba Bands & Ensembles led by Thomas Hannum, will perform.

April 27, 2013
8:00 pm

Bowker Auditorium

Join us on for the Broadway Musical Hair followed by “Let Your Hair Down: The Mohegan Sun After Party”. We'll meet on the UMass Amherst Fine Arts Center Plaza.

April 27, 2013
10:00 pm

Fine Arts Center

Wrap up the excitement of the weekend and bid farewell to your friends and classmates at this casual breakfast buffet. 

April 28, 2013
8:30 am-10:30 am

Campus Center, Marriott Center

A special performance by the Trombone Section of the Capital Wind Symphony.

April 28, 2013
10:00 am

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

The UMass Amherst Alumni Association celebrates the accomplishments of its scholarship and award winners at a reception for scholarship recipients and award winners.

April 28, 2013
10:00 am-12:00 pm

Campus Center Auditorium

UMass Baseball led by Head Coach Mike Stone meets at home against Saint Joseph's.

April 28, 2013
12:00 pm

Earl Lorden Field

Boxes for Boston's goal is to make the victims and the first responders happy.

April 28, 2013
3:00 pm-6:00 pm

Campus Center, Auditorium

Directed by Catherine Jensen-Hole, features new arrangements by Jensen-Hole and Jeff Schneider.

April 28, 2013
8:00 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

Celebrate Founders Week! Join us on the Goodell lawn for a free Campus Cookout and celebration of the launch of the UMass Rising Capital Campaign.

April 29, 2013
11:00 am-2:00 pm

Goodell Hall, Lawn

Fidan Kurtulus will speak about her research in a talk titled “The Impact of Eliminating Affirmative Action on Minority and Female Employment and Occupational Representation: A Natural Experiment Approach Using State-Level Affirmative Action Ban Laws.”

April 29, 2013
12:00 pm-1:00 pm

Thompson Hall, 620

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.

April 29, 2013
5:30 pm-7:30 pm

Student Union, Earthfoods Cafe/Cape Cod Lounge

The PLTW programs are one of seven programs endorsed by the  Massachusetts Governor's STEM Council as an @scale STEM program.

April 30, 2013
4:00 pm

Hasbrouck Hall, 138

All members of the community are invited to a dialogue about teen sexuality.Teens, parents and area counselors will express different viewpoints on raising healthy teens in the Pioneer Valley.

April 30, 2013
7:00 pm-8:30 pm

Jones Library
Directed by Amy Johnson and staged by Vernon Hartman, each performance features Puccini's Gianni Schicchi and Verdi's La Traviata, Act 1, sung and acted by UMass opera students.

April 30—May 1, 2013 7:30 pm

Bowker Auditorium