Month of January 2014
The exhibit centers on the post-World War II expansion of UMass and its emergence as a fully-fledged research university.

October 18—January 6, 2014
This event does NOT occur on:
November 28, December 15, December 21—December 22, December 25, December 28—January 1, January 5

Learning Commons in W.E.B. Du Bois Library, Lower Level and Floor 25

The University of Massachusetts Amherst seeks nominations of graduating seniors for the 21st Century Leaders Award. 

November 15—January 27, 2014

An installation made possible by the UMass Arts Council.

November 25—April 2, 2014

Studio Arts Building

What are your thoughts as a graduating senior?  Would you like to share them with your classmates, family and friends?  If so, you are invited to submit a proposal for consideration as the Student Commencement Speaker at the Undergraduate Commencement on May 9, 2014.

December 2—February 4, 2014

Renowned Canadian artist Lynne Cohen has been photographing interior spaces ― laboratories, offices, health spas, classrooms, shooting ranges ― often wryly humorous, sometimes bleak, with an element of suspense and of uneasiness.

December 5—March 7, 2014, Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri 11:00 am-4:30 pm
December 7—March 9, 2014, weekends 2:00 pm-5:00 pm
This event does NOT occur on:
December 15—January 19

University Museum of Contemporary Art

This exhibition is part of a series of exhibitions at the University Museum of Contemporary Art in which invited local artists exhibit their own artworks in juxtaposition with pieces they select from the museum’s permanent collection.

December 5—March 7, 2014, Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri 11:00 am-4:30 pm
December 7—March 9, 2014, weekends 2:00 pm-5:00 pm
This event does NOT occur on:
December 15—January 19

University Museum of Contemporary Art

Winter term classes will not be held on Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year's Eve and New Year's Day.

December 24—December 25, 2013
December 31—January 1, 2014

University offices are closed in observance of New Year's Day, a federal holiday.

January 1, 2014

Coach Derek Kellogg and the Minutemen tip-off against Miami (Ohio) University to start the new year. 

January 4, 2014
7:00 pm

Mullins Center

The Minutewomen kick off the home conference season with an afternoon tip-off against Fordham.

January 5, 2014
2:00 pm

Mullins Center

 Calling all talented UMass students interested in learning about launching a career in finance. Make use of your winter break to advance your career! 

January 6, 2014
5:00 pm

Wellington Management Company, LLP
The nationally-ranked UMass Minuteman open the A-10 season against Saint Joseph's at home in the Mullins Center.

January 8, 2014
7:00 pm

Mullins Center

Bring your family and friends and join the Bay Area Alumni Network for an evening of amazing basketball as the Boston Celtics take on the Golden State Warriors at the Oracle Arena.

January 10, 2014
6:00 pm

Oracle Arena
Public skating at the Mullins Center Ice Rink. 

January 11—January 29, 2014, Sun/Wed/Sat
January 20, 2014
This event does NOT occur on:
January 15, January 19

Mullins Center, Ice rink

The Minutemen continue Atlantic 10 Conference play in a mid-day home game against St.

January 11, 2014
12:30 pm

Mullins Center

Head Coach John Micheletto leads the Minutemen into action against US Under-18. 

January 12, 2014
12:30 pm

Mullins Center

CPPA graduate students will visit Washington DC to meet with public policy leaders and professionals in a variety of organizations including nonprofits, government and international NGOs.  UMass alumni are invited to meet with students to share their experiences with life and work in the nation's capital. 

January 14, 2014
5:30 pm

Busboys and Poets at 5th & K 9 (in the Loft)
Come support the Minutemen as they play Western Mass rival AIC.

January 14, 2014
7:00 pm

Mullins Center

This event is sold out.

January 15, 2014
5:00 pm

Brion's Grille
Spring Semester 2014 classes being on January 21.

January 18, 2014

Professor Mzamo Mangaliso from the Isenberg School of Management is the keynote speaker at this year's Martin Luther King Community Breakfast. 

January 18, 2014
9:00 am-12:00 pm

Amherst-Pelham Regional Middle School
Baseball clinic for rising high school juniors and seniors. The UMass coaching staff will be directing and evaluating the Clinic.

January 18, 2014
11:00 am-3:00 pm

Boyden Gymnasium

The Minutewomen return to the Mullins Center for a rematch against VCU.

January 18, 2014
2:00 pm

Mullins Center

Spring opening hours of operation for several important student services offices:

January 19—January 20, 2014

Most university offices are closed in observance of the federal holiday commemorating the birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr.

January 20, 2014

The first day of classes for the Spring 2014 semester. 

January 21, 2014

Including works by Bach, Sessions, and Stravinsky.

January 21, 2014
8:00 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

Welcome back students, faculty and staff. The Student Union Craft Center opens its doors on Wednesday, January 22 at 11:00 AM. The SU Craft Center offers a variety of craft areas: Stained glass, silver, leather, black and white photography, silk screen printing, batik, sewing, beading, silk painting, bookmaking, paper marbling, mask making and button making.

January 22, 2014
11:00 am-8:00 pm

Student Union, 208

Four days of events to welcome you back to campus for the spring semester.

January 22—January 25, 2014 12:00 pm-11:00 pm

All Campus

Exhibition walkthrough and discussion with MACM Curator François LeTourneux at 6:00 p.m.

January 22, 2014
5:00 pm-7:00 pm

University Museum of Contemporary Art

Dialogue with a Collection: Kim Carlino

January 22, 2014
5:00 pm-7:00 pm

University Museum of Contemporary Art

The Minutewomen tip-off against Atlantic 10 opponent the Dayton Flyers.

January 22, 2014
7:00 pm

Mullins Center

Professor Audrey Altstadt will examine energy and human rights in the oil and gas-producing states around the Caspian Sea—Azerbaijan, Russia, Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan and Iran—with an emphasis on US and EU policy toward these regions. 

January 23, 2014
4:30 pm-5:30 pm

Collaborative for Educational Services
A party of circus proportions, a gathering of spectacles, a night of illusions and the fantastic!

January 23, 2014
8:00 pm-12:00 am

Student Union Ballroom

UMass Hockey returns home for its first home game following the student winter break.

January 24, 2014
7:00 pm

Mullins Center

A children's festival with arts and crafts, performances, games and face painting.

January 25, 2014
10:00 am-1:00 pm

Student Union, Ballroom

Men's lacrosse opens the 2014 season at home.

January 25, 2014
12:00 pm

Garber Field

Come audition for UMass Amherst's premiere a cappella group!

January 25, 2014
2:00 pm-5:00 pm

Herter Hall, 117

Judah Friedlander and Tony Roberts perform their brand of Comedy at the Fine Arts Center.

January 25, 2014
8:15 pm

Fine Arts Center

The Minutemen return home for a 12:00 pm tip-off against Fordham.

January 26, 2014
12:00 pm

Mullins Center

Form and content are considered distinct aspects of a work of art. Form refers to the work's style, techniques and media, and how design elements are used.

January 28—February 14, 2014, Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri 1:00 pm-6:00 pm
January 26—February 9, 2014, Sun/Mon/Sat 2:00 pm-5:00 pm

Hampden Gallery

Amherst College Political Science Professor Javier Corrales kicks off the Center for Public Policy and Administration's 2014 Spring Faculty Colloquium Series with a talk titled "International Partnership and the Unexpected U.S.-Brazilian Rapprochement."

January 27, 2014
12:15 pm-1:15 pm

Thompson Hall, 620

All Schumann: Andante & Variations, Op. 46, Fantasiestucke, Op. 73, Piano Quartet in E-flat, Op. 47.

January 28, 2014
8:00 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

Apply now for annual competition for undergraduate and graduate student awards in Family Research. 

January 29—February 28, 2014

Online

We are proud to announce the second year of the STPEC Activist Brown Bag Lunch Series.  Brendan Carey of Unite Here will share with us his organizing experiences with Unite Here and Alliance to Develop Power as well as his early organizing experiences in Mexico.

January 29, 2014
11:15 am-12:45 pm

Campus Center, 162-75

UMass women's basketball hosts its annual Field Trip Day against George Washington.

January 29, 2014
11:45 am

Mullins Center

Single Project/Event grant applications are due at noon today. 

January 29, 2014
12:00 pm-12:00 pm

Curry Hicks, 10

Explore the opportunity to study for a semester or year at another state college or state university in the U.S or the surrounding borders.

January 29—February 28, 2014, Wednesdays 4:45 pm-5:30 pm
January 29—February 28, 2014, Thu/Fri 2:30 pm-3:15 pm

Goodell Hall, 613

The UMass Amherst Libraries host a talk by former UMass Amherst chancellor and author John V. Lombardi about the Measuring University Performance Center and his new book, How Universities Work.

January 29, 2014
3:00 pm

Library, W.E.B. Du Bois, Room 2601

The Mechanical and Industrial Engineering Department at the University of Massachusetts will celebrate the upgrading, revamping, and renaming of its Altra Industrial Motion Innovation Shop. 

January 30, 2014
3:00 pm-4:00 pm

Engineering Lab, 104

François Truffaut is drunk on the possibilities of cinema in this, his most playful film.

January 30, 2014
7:30 pm

Commonwealth Honors College Building, 160

Performance by the Connecticut-based jazz ensemble with five critically-acclaimed CD's, Walt Gwardyak, leader and pianist.

January 30, 2014
8:00 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

JOSEPH O’NEILL is the author of three novels and a work of non-fiction, mostrecently Netherland (2008), winner of the 2009 PEN/Faulkner Award for Fictionand one of The New York Times’ “10 Best Books of 2008”; and Blood-Dark Track: A Family History (2001).

January 30, 2014
8:00 pm

Memorial Hall

Bright-Out Night ... all fans are encouraged to WEAR WHITE to the game to help Bright-Out the Mullins Center.

January 31, 2014
7:30 pm

Mullins Center

Conducted by Richard Wyman, Kelly Watkins and Joel Baroody. Guest Conductor: James Patrick MillerU.S.

January 31, 2014
8:00 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall