Week of  March 24—30, 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
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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

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

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

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

Spring Break begins after the last class on March 16.

March 16—March 24, 2013

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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