Week of  April 7—13, 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

April 9, 2013
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

Come hear Karl Rove address the UMass community.

April 9, 2013
7:30 pm

Student Union, Student Union Ballroom

 Lecture by Peter Rachleff

April 9, 2013
11:00 pm-12:30 pm

Shirley Graham Reading Room, 2nd Floor, New Africa House
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

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

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

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

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

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
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

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

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

April 13, 2013
1:00 pm

Earl Lorden Field

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

April 13, 2013
1:00 pm

Garber 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