Week of  February 17—23, 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
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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
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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

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 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
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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
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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

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

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

Monday class schedule is followed.

February 19, 2013

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

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

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
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March 16—March 17, March 23—March 24

Science and Engineering Library

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 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

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

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

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

February 20, 2013
7:00 pm

Mullins Center

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

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

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

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