Month of  March 2014 feed
Herter Art Gallery is pleased to present "Field Notes 3", the third exhibition of drawings, paintings, collages and sculptures created by architects, Sigrid Miller Pollin and Stephen Schreiber, and landscape architect, Jane Thurber.

March 13—April 10, 2014, weekdays 11:00 am-4:00 pm
March 30—April 6, 2014, Sundays 1:00 pm-4:00 pm

Herter Art Gallery

An installation made possible by the UMass Arts Council.

November 25—April 2, 2014

Studio Arts Building

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

Contemporary abstract paintings by: Cathy Choi, Tomory Dodge, Jonathan Feldschuh, Matthew Kolodziej, Jacqueline Humphries, Richard Allen Morris, Jill Moser, David Reed, Robert Sagerman, Bret Slater, Josh Smith, Leslie Wayne, and Summer Wheat.

February 6—March 6, 2014, Sun/Mon/Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri

Herter Art Gallery

The exhibition traces the development of American landscape design by analyzing a group of landscapes that were chosen for their significance, state of preservation, and chronological and geographical distribution.

February 4—May 10, 2014

Learning Commons in W.E.B. Du Bois Library

The Marriott Meals is a core course within the HTM program in which students have the opportunity to manage the restaurant with a team of student employees. Students deliver first-class dining experiences to guests for lunches and dinners. All of the menu items are made fresh-to-order. 

February 11—April 30, 2014, Tue/Wed/Thu
This event does NOT occur on:
March 4—March 6, March 18—March 20

Campus Center, 11th Floor

Coach Whipple will meet alumni and fans to share his enthusiasm for coming back to coach UMass in the FBS era and re-establish the winning tradition of UMass football.

February 12, 2014 4:30 pm-6:30 pm
February 15, 2014 1:30 pm-4:00 pm
February 18—February 20, 2014 5:30 pm-7:00 pm
February 25, 2014 5:30 pm-7:00 pm
March 1, 2014 11:00 am-1:00 pm

Nominate a UMass Amherst faculty member who has demonstrated academic quality and leadership to be the next Spotlight Scholar.

February 18—May 9, 2014

Online

Attend this panel discussion to hear upperclass students describe how they are getting the most out of their UMass experiences, with majors, minors, study abroad, Domestic Exchange, Five-College Interchange, internships, research, and more!

February 19, 2014 4:00 pm-5:00 pm
March 4, 2014 4:00 pm-5:00 pm
March 27, 2014 4:00 pm-5:00 pm

Goodell Hall, Bernie Dallas Room

In 1946, German composer Kurt Weill and playwright Elmer Rice came together with poet Langston Hughes to create Street Scene, a riveting artistic hybrid of musical theater, opera, and spoken-word poetry. 

February 21, 2014 8:00 pm
February 26, 2014 8:00 pm
February 28, 2014 8:00 pm
March 1, 2014 8:00 pm
February 23, 2014 2:00 pm

Rand Theater

Boston based artist, Lola Baltzell initiated the War & Peace Project in 2008 by making a collage from each page of a 1970s Soviet edition of the novel she’d picked up when she was a Russian studies student in Leningrad. 

February 25—March 14, 2014, Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri 1:00 pm-6:00 pm
February 23—March 9, 2014, Sundays 2:00 pm-5:00 pm

Hampden Gallery

In trying times, it’s not uncommon for people to look for signs in nature to guide us to a better place, or, perhaps, to lead us in the right direction.

February 23—March 16, 2014, Sundays 2:00 pm-5:00 pm
February 25—March 9, 2014, Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri 1:00 pm-6:00 pm

Hampden Gallery

UMass, choose who you want to see open at Spring Concert 2014! Let your voice be heard by voting for favorite band each week. 

February 24—March 14, 2014

Online

Every Tuesday from February 25 to April 22, the Catalan Studies program is featuring the 6th edition of the Catalan Film Festival at UMass, which this year is devoted to "Identities and Cinema".

February 25—April 22, 2014, Tuesdays 6:30 pm-9:00 pm
This event does NOT occur on:
March 18

Herter Hall, 227 / 301

Kathryn Lockwood, viola, and Estela Olevsky & Gilles Vonsattel, piano.

March 1, 2014
6:00 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

As a sarod virtuoso he is a superstar in India, Ustad Amjad Ali Khan is revered for his expressive, vocalized playing. 

March 1, 2014
8:00 pm

Fine Arts Center Concert Hall

Welcoming string players to our chamber orchestras: Opus 4, Junior participants; Opus 3, Intermediate; Opus 2, Senior; and parents & teachers.

March 2, 2014
9:00 am-3:00 pm

Fine Arts Center, Music Wing

Holyoke High School Madrigal Singers with Choral Director Mark Todd, will present a concert of mostly Renaissance-era songs.

March 2, 2014
2:00 pm-4:00 pm

Renaissance Center

The Women of Color Leadership Network will facilitate a dialogue with the Coalition to End Rape Culture.

March 3, 2014

Campus Center, 174-176

Hampshire College Adjunct Assistant Professor Megan Briggs Lyster presents the March Faculty Colloquium talk for the Center for Public Policy and Administration. Her talk is titled “Addressing Wicked Problems Through Social Entrepreneurship.”

March 3, 2014
12:15 pm-1:15 pm

Thompson Hall, 620

Over the last decades we have witnessed a dramatic rise in the occurrence of street demonstrations. Increasingly, citizens take to the street as a mean to communicate their indignation, anger,  or worry about the performance of their politicians. 

March 3, 2014
3:30 pm-4:30 pm

Campus Center, 905-09

Lecture

March 3, 2014
4:00 pm

Library, W.E.B. Du Bois

Come on down to Dickinson Hall tonight for a fun workshop put on by the Center for Health Promotion's Peer Health Educators.

March 3, 2014
7:00 pm

Dickinson Hall

 Rape culture is a system of beliefs and actions which excuse, tolerate, and condone sexual violence. This workshop will provide the tools to challenge the myths and stereotypes that fuel rape culture.

March 3, 2014
7:00 pm-9:00 pm

Crampton Hall, Basement

Focusing specifically on the intake of ready-to-eat cereals, Assistant Professor Emily Wang documents the evolution of the nutritional quality of available food products and the alarming rise in obesity in the U.S. during the last quarter century. 

March 4, 2014
2:00 pm

Campus Center, 905-909

Two programs supported by LEGO Education are efforts to encourage girls to be active, engaged, motivated learners.

March 4, 2014
4:00 pm

Hasbrouck Hall, 138

As a 25+ year veteran of the sports marketing industries, JB Bernstein '90 knows what it takes to succeed. Come hear Bernstein speak about developing The Million Dollar Arm contest and his system for creating the "next big idea." 

March 4, 2014
4:00 pm

Student Union Ballroom

In this workshop we will explore consent: why it is crucial, what it looks like, and how to incorporate it in your life.

March 4, 2014
6:30 pm-8:30 pm

Malcolm X Cultural Center

Reflections on the African Renaissance after President Mandela.

March 4, 2014
7:00 pm

Herter Hall, 601

With Elizabeth Chang, violin and coordinator; Kathryn Lockwood, viola; Astrid Schween, cello, and Salvatore Macchia, contrabass. 

March 4, 2014
8:00 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

Noam Bedein, the Director of the Sederot Media Center (SMC), will be speaking about the SMC's large impact in the media industry.

March 4, 2014
8:00 pm

Isenberg School of Management, 133

Hundreds of students, faculty, staff and other advocates for public higher education will be at the State House to talk with our legislators.  

March 5, 2014
10:00 am-2:30 pm

Massachusetts State House
This event is sold out.

March 5, 2014
12:00 pm

Roger Dean Stadium
Learn about your study abroad options!

March 5, 2014
4:00 pm-6:00 pm

Student Union, Ballroom

The UMass Arts Extension Service and Art Department welcome the first 2014 “Art Star” Visiting Artist Lecture speaker, multi-media installation artist Iman Issa to speak on her work and creative process.

March 5, 2014
4:30 pm

Studio Arts Building, 240

Have you ever witnessed or heard something, like a joke or behavior, that was offensive but you were not sure what to do about it? In this workshop we will discuss such scenarios and brainstorm effective ways to respond.

March 5, 2014
6:00 pm-8:30 pm

Campus Center, 903

Maryse Condé published novels exploring the relationships between African peoples and the Diaspora, and led a distinguished academic career in France and the U.S.

March 5, 2014
7:30 pm

Isenberg School of Management, 137

Invigorating the stage with that elusive thing called joy” (New York Times), Spirit of Uganda presents riveting programs of music and dance for audiences of all ages.

March 5, 2014
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Concert Hall

The UMass Amherst Writing Center invites students, faculty, and staff to an Open House in the newly renovated space  in the Learning Commons, on the Lower Level of the W.E.B. Du Bois Library

March 6, 2014
9:00 am-2:00 pm

Learning Commons in W.E.B. Du Bois Library, Northwest corner

"Income Pooling, Decision Making and Living Standards within Households - Evidence from the  2010 Survey on Income and Living Conditions" Presented by Sarah Cantillon.

March 6, 2014
4:00 pm

Commonwealth Honors College Building, Events Hall- East

Grab your significant other or your best friend(s) and make plans to attend Date Night in the Student Union!

March 6, 2014
7:00 pm-10:30 pm

Student Union, Cape Cod Lounge

Come on down to Leach Hall tonight for a fun workshop put on by the Center for Health Promotion's Peer Health Educators.

March 6, 2014
7:00 pm

Leach Hall

The conference will feature speakers from France, Ghana, Russia, China, Iran, Finland, and Brazil. Even if you aren't particularly interested in Shakespeare, this conference is an excellent place to learn more about translation and adaptation in general.  

March 7—March 9, 2014

Herter Hall, TBA, seeweb site.

During Cooper's 1965 Fulbright study in India, he began adapting the cyclic Takadimi Rhythm Method of India to teaching and performing music.  

March 7, 2014
1:25 pm-2:15 pm

Fine Arts Center, 44

In honor of International Women's Day 2014, Center for Women & Community is celebrating women's creativity.

March 7, 2014
3:30 pm-6:00 pm

New Africa House

The campus community is invited to a vigil and remembrance for Meghan Beebe, a UMass student who died in January.

March 7, 2014
5:30 pm

Campus Center, Entrance

Is it Spring yet? Well UMass Night Out Spring Break Edition is bringing it early this year with tons of fun events.

March 7, 2014
7:00 pm

All Campus

Music Department 75th Anniversary Alumni Celebrations. Continues on Saturday, March 8.

March 7, 2014
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

Come party with UPC! Free food and mocktails, custom giveaways such as tanks, hats, and a dance party at the beach! Spring Break has come early this year! 

March 7, 2014
8:00 pm

Student Union Ballroom

Join us for this year's Undergraduate Student Leadership Conference.

March 8, 2014
9:00 am-5:00 pm

Campus Center, Auditorium

Come support Minutemen lacrosse as they take on the Albany Great Danes.

March 8, 2014
1:00 pm

Garber Field

Come support the Minutewomen as they take on New Hampshire.

March 8, 2014
3:00 pm

McGuirk Alumni Stadium

Crapo will read from "Sonya," her ongoing series of poems based on the diaries of Sophia Tolstoy, wife and editorial assistant to novelist Leo Tolstoy. Lyman, former host and producer of WFCR's beloved radio program, "Poems to a Listener," will read the originals and his translations of work by Estonian poet Aleksis Rannit.

March 9, 2014
2:00 pm

Hampden Gallery

The Minutemen wrap up the regular season at home against Saint Louis.

March 9, 2014
2:00 pm

Mullins Center

Spotlight on jazz alumni, with many special guests from the recent and distant past.

March 9, 2014
2:00 pm

Fine Arts Center Concert Hall

The Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs and Campus Life Search Committee invites the campus community to attend presentations by the two finalists for the position.

March 10—March 11, 2014 4:00 pm-5:15 pm

Campus Center

This workshop will allow participants to explore strategies to protect children and teens from sexual abuse.

March 10, 2014
6:15 pm-7:30 pm

Student Union, Earthfoods Room

Three highly acclaimed artists will engage in an exchange of views on topics such as: the importance of the artist in society, the changing role of the Black female artist and the contribution of the artist in defining what it means to be human in the twenty-first century.

March 10, 2014
7:00 pm-9:00 pm

Mullins Center

Ever wish you could take a step back in time to dance to the tunes of the classic crooners like Frank Sinatra and Dean Martin?

March 10, 2014
7:00 pm-9:00 pm

Fine Arts Center, Lobby

The Shroud of Turin is the most analyzed artifact in the world yet remains a mystery. Is it the burial cloth of Jesus or is it nothing more than a medieval hoax?  Shroud Encounter is a highly acclaimed exploration into the mystery and covers all aspects of investigation. 

March 10, 2014
7:00 pm-9:00 pm

Newman Center

Faculty Recital: Gilles Vonsattel, piano.

March 10, 2014
8:00 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

Come support Minutemen lacrosse as they take on the Providence Friars.

March 11, 2014
3:00 pm

Garber Field

Come join us for a 95th birthday celebration of the legendary activist, Frances Crowe! Amy Goodman and Mike Burke from 'Democracy Now!' will be joining us for this free event.

March 11, 2014
7:00 pm

Bowker Auditorium

Set in a in a desolate wasteland, The Great American Vaudeville or: The Suicide Play features a group of actors performing a series of vaudevillian vignettes that will collide head on with themes of dysfunctional childhood, mental disorders, racism, and poverty and constructing their demise right before the audience’s eyes. 

March 11—March 13, 2014 7:00 pm-8:00 pm

Fine Arts Center, 204

Consent requires clear, constant communication.

March 11, 2014
7:00 pm-9:00 pm

Malcolm X Cultural Center

Maya Lin is the world-renowned architect of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington. 

March 11, 2014
7:30 pm

Smith College
Including music by Mozart, Walton, Persichetti and Husa.

March 11, 2014
8:00 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

Cheer on your Minutemen as they play in the Atlantic 10 Tournament.

March 13—March 14, 2014 7:00 pm

200 Fifth Restaurant
This STPEC Activist Brown Bag Lunch will feature one of the founding members of  Arise for Social Justice, Michaelann Bewsee.

March 12, 2014
11:15 am-12:45 pm

Campus Center, 168C

Jessica Wolfe, professor of comparative literature, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, presents an informal talk, "Winged Words: one chapter in the history of a Homeric Trope."

March 12, 2014
4:00 pm

Renaissance Center

Negotiating salaries is a challenge for women at all stages of their careers.

March 12, 2014
6:00 pm-8:30 pm

Constructed from archival materials based on a single surviving photograph of Regina Jonas (1902-1944), the first woman rabbi, this poetic documentary is set in 1930s Berlin when laws of the Jewish religion prevented women from ordination.

March 12, 2014
7:30 pm

Isenberg School of Management, 137

Hailed as a “spirit-raising concoction” by The Irish Times, this five-member ensemble is among the most charismatic and sophisticated traditional Irish groups working today.

March 12, 2014
7:30 pm

Bowker Auditorium

Tian Hui Ng, guest conductor.

March 12, 2014
8:00 pm

Fine Arts Center Concert Hall

Cheer for your Minutemen during the A10 Men's Basketball Tournament in Brooklyn, NY.

March 13—March 14, 2014

Dr. Volpe’s research focuses on the prevention of obesity and diabetes across the lifespan.

March 13, 2014
2:30 pm-3:30 pm

Mullins Center, Massachusetts Room

 Developing Behavioral and Cognitive Models of Physicians', Nurses', and Consumers' interactions with health information technology

March 13, 2014
4:00 pm

Skinner Hall, 101

Our second concert is a tribute to Ed Blackwell, one of the most important and unsung drummers in jazz history.

March 13, 2014
8:00 pm

Bowker Auditorium

The number 6 seeded Minutemen open the 2014 Atlantic 10 Tournament against Rhode Island at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. 

March 13, 2014
9:00 pm

Barclays Center
Come support the Minutewomen as they take on Colorado.

March 14, 2014
4:00 pm

McGuirk Alumni Stadium

After beating Rhode Island in the opening round of the 2014 Atlantic 10 Tournament, the Minutemen move on to face George Washington in the quarterfinals.

March 14, 2014
9:00 pm

Barclays Center
Celebrate UMass in Florida as alumni come together throughout the state to show their pride in their alma mater.

March 15—March 21, 2014
This event does NOT occur on:
March 17, March 19

Spring recess begins after last class on March 15.

March 15—March 23, 2014

Mark your calendar for the UMass License Plate Low Number Auction.

March 16—March 23, 2014 9:00 am-5:00 pm

Online

The University of Massachusetts and the Amherst Brewing Company invite all basketball fans to join us for an NCAA Selection Show Watch Party.

March 16, 2014
5:00 pm

Amherst Brewing Company
Register for Summer Session 2014. Course offerings include: World Politics, History of Baseball in America, Culture Through film, Exploring the Universe, Gender Sexuality, Literature & Culture, Human Nature and many more...

March 17—July 10, 2014

Let's go UMass!  Join fans around the country to support your Minutemen in their return to the NCAA Tournament for the first time since 1998.

March 20—March 21, 2014

The public is invited to witness sunrise and sunset associated with the spring equinox among the standing stones of the UMass Amherst Sunwheel on 6:45 a.m. and 6 p.m.

March 20, 2014

Sunwheel

UMass men's basketball returns to the NCAA Tournament for the first time since 1998.

March 21, 2014
2:45 pm

PNC Arena‎ at North Carolina State University
Come support the Minutemen as they take on La Salle!

March 21, 2014
3:00 pm

Earl Lorden Field

Come support the Minutewomen as they take on Coast Guard Academy on the Connecticut River in Hadley. This is the only home race of the season. 

March 22, 2014

Come support the Minutewomen as they take on Southern California.

March 22, 2014
12:00 pm

McGuirk Alumni Stadium

Come support Minutemen lacrosse as they take on the Hartford Hawks.

March 22, 2014
1:00 pm

Garber Field

Come support the Minutemen as they take on La Salle!

March 22, 2014
1:00 pm

Earl Lorden Field

Come support the Minutemen as they take on La Salle.

March 23, 2014
12:00 pm

Earl Lorden Field

The College of Engineering, College of Natural Sciences, and the Center for Teaching and Faculty Development are pleased to invite faculty members from STEM disciplines to a workshop that will provide practical tools and strategies to make science and engineering classes more effective. 

March 24—March 25, 2014

Campus Center Auditorium

Volunteering as a Counselor Advocate is a big commitment but also a rewarding one.

March 24, 2014
6:00 pm

New Africa House

The U.S. Army's 19-piece jazz ensemble returns! 

March 24, 2014
8:00 pm

Bowker Auditorium

This gae has been postponed due to field conditions. 

March 25, 2014

Earl Lorden Field

This exhibition integrates the dichotomies of data collection and apathy. 

March 25—April 11, 2014 10:00 am-5:00 pm

Student Union Art Gallery

Come support the Minutewomen as they take on Boston College.

March 25, 2014
4:00 pm

Sortino Field Softball Complex

Alice Cheung, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology: “The Birds and the Bees: How Do Plants Produce Seeds?”

March 25, 2014
4:00 pm

Mullins Center, Massachusetts Room

Esther Sperber will speak on "Studio ST at 10: Design and Collaboration."  Esther Sperber is the principal of Studio ST Architects, a full-service, woman-owned, architectural firm located in Manhattan that is dedicated to exploring the embedded logic of materials and structures to generate new spatial experiences.

March 25, 2014
5:30 pm

Fine Arts Center, 463

Do you see yourself represented in shows and movies? Join us for an honest discussion on body image representations in the media and what actions we can take to change unhealthy representations and promote a positive self image.

March 25, 2014
6:30 pm-8:30 pm

Mary Lyon Hall, classroom

Come support the Minutewomen as they take on Northwestern.

March 25, 2014
7:00 pm

McGuirk Alumni Stadium

The Law Lecturers of the Isenberg School of Management and Sustainable UMass Present a Panel Featuring Sustainable Businesses, Benefit Corporations and B Corps.

March 25, 2014
7:00 pm

Isenberg School of Management, 108

Music for solo flute, solo contrabass, and flute with contrabass by Hans Werner Henze: S. Biagio 9 Agosto ore 1207, Betsy Jolas: Episode Huitieme, Shulamit Ran: East Wind, Peter Child: Dialogue, Theodore Antoniou: On the Top of a Mountain or Deserted Island, Hayg Boyadjian: Lumiere Noir.

March 25, 2014
8:00 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

Fractured: The Modern Nude explores the nuances of the fragmented body in modern photography and drawings from the collection of University Museum of Contemporary Art.

March 27—May 2, 2014, Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri 11:00 am-4:30 pm
March 29—May 4, 2014, Sun/Mon/Sat 2:00 pm-5:00 pm

University Museum of Contemporary Art

Mini grant applications due at noon today! 

March 26, 2014
12:00 pm-12:00 pm

Curry Hicks, 10

Adam Hochschild, author of King Leopold’s Ghost: A Story of Greed, Terror and Heroism in Colonial Africa, will give a public lecture on his new project entitled, "Rewriting the Spanish Civil War."

March 26, 2014
4:00 pm

Student Union, Cape Cod Lounge

Sally Sutherland, Visiting Fellow, UMass Renaissance Center, will present an informal lecture titled "Hamlet's 'No': The Readiness is All."

March 26, 2014
4:00 pm

Renaissance Center

Come celebrate an aspect of the diversity at UMass with the third installment in a series of panels addressing queerness and its various intersections.

March 26, 2014
6:00 pm

Campus Center, 168C

Rape culture is a system of beliefs and actions which excuse, tolerate, and condone sexual violence.

March 26, 2014
7:00 pm-9:00 pm

Campus Center, 165-169

The 21st annual Massachusetts Multicultural Film Festival presents My Child (Benim Çocuğum), directed by Can Candan with Eight (Sekiz), directed by Tanju Özdemir and Sansara, directed by Bade Uysaler.

March 26, 2014
7:30 pm

Isenberg School of Management, 137

Winner of 19 Grammy Awards, jazz icon Pat Metheny is one of the most influential and creative guitarists on the planet.

March 26, 2014
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Concert Hall

This exhibition includes a new series of large-scale watercolors, measuring as large as 100” x 60, as well as ceramic and glass sculptures.

March 27—May 2, 2014, Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri 11:00 am-4:30 pm
March 29—May 4, 2014, weekends 2:00 pm-5:00 pm

University Museum of Contemporary Art

This is important time scheduled for discussion and exploration regarding IT knowledge, instruction and skills needed within our curriculum.

March 27, 2014
8:30 am-1:00 pm

Campus Center, Auditorium

Imagine the exhilaration of being one of the first people to witness the words of a new great play being spoken.

March 27—March 29, 2014 8:00 pm
March 29, 2014 2:00 pm
April 3—April 5, 2014 8:00 pm
April 5, 2014 2:00 pm

Curtain Theater

Networking with Afro-Am, History, Labor Center, STPEC andWomen, Gender, Sexuality Studies Alumnae/i

March 27, 2014
4:30 pm-6:30 pm

Student Union, Cape Cod Lounge

Join us for the third installment of this year's History Institute.

March 27, 2014
4:30 pm-5:30 pm

Collaborative for Educational Services
An opportunity to speak your truth in a creative, diverse, vibrant, and welcoming environment.

March 27, 2014
7:30 pm

New Africa House, 203

John Ashbery and Valerie Martin headline the 50th anniversary of the MFA for Poets and Writers program at UMass Amherst.

March 28—March 29, 2014

Campus Center - Marriott Center

Print by hand! This workshop introduces and explores the process of creating unique prints through gelatin plate monotype printmaking, a low cost technique that participants can recreate after the workshop.

March 28, 2014
11:00 am-4:00 pm

Studio Arts Building, 110

Join us to hear Political Science and Honors alumnus Derek Khanna ’11 speak about technology policy.

March 28, 2014
3:00 pm

Commonwealth Honors College Building, Events Hall

We hope you will attend the Fourth Annual BDIC Alumni Networking Event! Join us to learn more about the students currently in the BDIC Program, network with Alumni, and meet the BDIC staff.

March 29, 2014
10:00 am-1:00 pm

Campus Center - Marriott Center

Acclaimed novelist Jodi Picoult, who recently donated her papers to UMass Amherst Special Collections, will be the guest speaker at the Friends of the UMass Amherst Libraries twelfth annual Dinner with Friends.

March 29, 2014
6:30 pm

Library, W.E.B. Du Bois

A protégé of the great Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan, Asif Ali Khan and his accompanying musicians offer a distinctive and inspiring experience.

March 29, 2014
8:00 pm

Fine Arts Center Concert Hall

Make the night glow at UMass by joining in this 2.5 mile fun run.  Check in begins at 9 pm and the race to follow at 10 pm.  After the race celebrate under the glowing tent with music and food.

March 29, 2014
9:00 pm

Southwest Residential Area, Southwest Beach

Sally Curcio's current work examines the universal need for recognition, and both the reverence and absurdity that need inspires.

March 30—April 25, 2014, Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri 1:00 pm-6:00 pm
March 30—April 27, 2014, Sundays 2:00 pm-5:00 pm

Hampden Gallery

Dana Schnitzer, soprano, with guest Gretchen Peery, piano.

March 30, 2014
4:00 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

The game has been canceled due to poor field conditions and heavy rain in Western Mass.

March 31, 2014
2:00 pm

Sortino Field Softball Complex

Bert Ingelaere is post-doctoral research fellow from the Research Foundation – Flanders at the Institute of Development Policy and Management (IOB), University of Antwerp, and affiliated with the Centre for Research on Peace and Development (CRPD), KU Leuven, Belgium.

March 31, 2014
3:30 pm-4:30 pm

Tobin Hall, 521A

Tzompaxtle by John Gibler La fuga de un guerrillero.

March 31, 2014
4:00 pm

Herter Hall, 301

Pianist Christopher O’Riley and cellist Matt Haimovitz collaborate to forge a fabulous mash-up that unleashes the lyrical and virtuosic properties of their instruments.  

March 31, 2014
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Concert Hall