Week of  February 16—22, 2014
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

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

January 29—February 28, 2014

Online

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

Please join us for the UMass 9/11 Intervention 27 January - 27 February in the lower level of the Campus Center. This work, designed and built by UMass Students and Staffs, is a tribute to the victims of 2001 terrorist attacks.

February 3—February 27, 2014

Campus Center, Lower Level

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

Come support the Minutewomen as they take on Boston College.

February 16, 2014
12:30 pm

Bay Road Tennis Club

Featuring premieres by Salvatore Macchia and Marcin Bela.

February 16, 2014
4:00 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

No classes are held and most university offices are closed in observation of President's Day.

February 17, 2014

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

Nominate a UMass Amherst undergraduate student who has demonstrated leadership and excellence in their area of study to be the next Rising Researcher.

February 18—February 25, 2014

Online

Come see several all-electric vehicles including a Nissan Leaf and a Tesla. Learn about home charging units and the growing network of electric vehicle chargers available on campus, in Massachusetts and across the country. 

February 18, 2014
9:00 am-12:00 pm

UMass Transit Building
Meet employers looking for ALANA students of all majors for full-time, co-op and/or internship opportunities. Typically employers attending this event have specific openings to discuss, and many attend just to meet you and talk about future possibilities. 

February 18, 2014
1:00 pm-5:00 pm

Student Union Ballroom

This presentation will discuss opportunities for integrating literacy with STEM fromK-12.

February 18, 2014
4:00 pm

Hasbrouck Hall, 138

This event has been canceled because of predicted inclement weather.

February 18, 2014
4:30 pm

Studio Arts Building, 240

Editor-at-large of Merriam-Webster and UMass Amherst alumnus, Peter Sokolowski, examples not only the transition of dictionaries from print to digital, but also what we have learned about English from having over a billion words looked up per year on the Merriam-Webster Website.

February 18, 2014
5:30 pm

Commonwealth Honors College Building, Events Hall

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.

February 18, 2014
7:00 pm-9:00 pm

Gorman Hall

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

February 18, 2014
7:00 pm

Moore Hall

This event is postponed because of the forecast for inclement weather.

February 18, 2014
8:00 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

This STPEC Activist Brown Bag Lunch will host Jeff Napolitano, Director of the American Friends Service Committee Western Massachusetts Program.

February 19, 2014
11:15 am-12:45 pm

Campus Center, 904-08

The start of the game has been delayed because of snow.

February 19, 2014
3:00 pm

McGuirk Alumni Stadium

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

This year we have over 14 companies attending to recruit BBA: Marketing majors and Isenberg Marketing Club students.

February 19, 2014
4:45 pm-8:00 pm

Campus Center - Marriott Center, Dining

A leading scholar in American history, Professor Barbara Fields from Columbia University specializes in southern history and 19th-century social history. 

February 19, 2014
5:00 pm

Campus Center, 165-69

What do you want in a relationship? Whether you’re single, hooking up, dating, or in a long term relationship this workshop will help you to define the qualities you seek.

February 19, 2014
6:30 pm-8:30 pm

Malcolm X Cultural Center

The Minutewomen host the Richmond Spiders.

February 19, 2014
7:00 pm

Mullins Center

Come out and watch the Minutemen host the Rhode Island Rams.

February 19, 2014
7:00 pm

Mullins Center

Legendary radical activist Angela Davis speaks for the first time about her 1970s imprisonment as a terrorist and conspirator, a flashpoint in the black liberation struggle that made her a revolutionary icon.

February 19, 2014
7:30 pm

Isenberg School of Management, 137

Music by John Adams: Short Ride in a Fast Machine (trans. Odom), Mozart: Serenade in c minor, Rautavaara: Requiem in our Time and Steven Stucky: Concerto for Percussion and Wind Ensemble.

February 19, 2014
8:00 pm

Fine Arts Center Concert Hall

Mark Fainaru-Wada and Steve Fainaru are investigative reporters who have spent more than a year and a half reporting on concussions in the NFL. Their work has been featured on ESPN's digital and broadcast news and information programs, including SportsCenter, Outside the Lines and ESPNEWS.

February 20, 2014
6:00 pm-8:00 pm

Campus Center Auditorium

A performance by saxophonist, composer and Amherst College Assistant Professor of Music Jason Robinson as he reassembles the nine-piece ensemble featured on his most recent celebrated recording, Tiresian Symmetry (Cuneiform).

February 20, 2014
8:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

UPC Late Night Movie presents "Ender's Game".

February 21, 2014

Student Union, Cape Cod Lounge

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

This event is sold out. 

February 21, 2014
5:00 pm

Amherst Brewing Company
The Minutemen host Atlantic 10 foe, the VCU Rams.

February 21, 2014
7:00 pm

Mullins Center

A staged reading of "Project Unspeakable" with a focus on El Hajji Malik El Shabazz/Malcolm X.

February 21, 2014
7:00 pm

Commonwealth Honors College Building, Event Room

Come support Minutemen lacrosse as they take on the Harvard Crimson. 

February 22, 2014
1:00 pm

Garber Field

Come support the Minutemen as they take on Hockey East rival Providence.

February 22, 2014
7:00 pm

Mullins Center