Week of  March 3—9, 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
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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

March 4, 2013
6:00 pm-8:00 pm

Stockbridge Hall, 124

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

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

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

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

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

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

March 8, 2013
4:00 pm

McGuirk Alumni Stadium

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