Week of  February 23—March 1, 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
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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

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

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

Come out to watch the Minutewomen take on the Rhode Island Rams.

February 23, 2014
2:00 pm

Mullins Center

Talk, meet-and-greet, book signing, and networking. Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian presents “Without Their Permission,” a discussion on how the Internet offers an incredible opportunity for entrepreneurship.

February 23, 2014
7:00 pm-9:00 pm

Commonwealth Honors College Building, Events Hall

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

February 23, 2014
7:30 pm

Cashin Hall

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

A free Monday evening roundtable discussion series for campus and Amherst Family Center families with young children.

February 24, 2014
5:30 pm

Student Union, Earthfoods Room

Rick Hauser will speak on the "Frontier Architect: Paradigms for Progressive Practice in Upstate Architectural Outposts."  Rick Hauser identifies as a "Frontier Architect" and his Finger Lakes firm, In.Site:Architecture, embraces these paradigms that navigate the uncharted territory of building a progressive practice outside the centers of fashion.

February 24, 2014
5:30 pm

Gordon Hall, 303

Directed by faculty trombonist Greg Spiridopoulos.

February 24, 2014
8:00 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

The one-hour one-man show of the 95-year-long life of W.E.B. Du Bois unfolds in a gripping performance by Brian Richardson, and a moving script by writer/director Alexa Kelly. 

February 25, 2014
4:00 pm

Campus Center Auditorium

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

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

February 25, 2014
7:00 pm

Webster Hall

What's an Ally? Is it an identity or a behavior? This workshop will address how to be mindful of our actions so we can move from calling ourselves allies to behaving as allies.

February 25, 2014
7:00 pm-9:00 pm

Sycamore Hall, Lobby

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

February 25, 2014
8:00 pm

Kennedy Hall

Music by Leonard Bernstein, Gunther Schuller, Daniel Nelson (premiere), Bernard Herrmann, Dana Wilson, Stephen Bryant and Jeff Tyzik.

February 25, 2014
8:00 pm

Fine Arts Center Concert Hall

The Peer Health Educators from the Center for Health and Promotion will be hosting a therapeutic dog event. If you're feeling stressed or seeking a cuddly dog in your life, jet over to the Student Union Ballroom and check it out!

February 26, 2014
11:30 am-2:30 pm

Student Union Ballroom

Single Project/Event grants must be submitted by noon today!

February 26, 2014
12:00 pm-12:00 pm

Curry Hicks, 10

Come support the Minutewomen as they take on Boston University.

February 26, 2014
3:00 pm

McGuirk Alumni Stadium

UMass juniors are invited to this information session about the Center for Public Policy and Administration’s Accelerated Master of Public Policy program.

February 26, 2014
5:30 pm-6:30 pm

Commonwealth Honors College Building, Events Hall East

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

February 26, 2014
6:00 pm

Dickinson Hall

Come cheer on the Minutemen as they battle Rhode Island.

February 26, 2014
7:00 pm

Mullins Center

Ted Bunch is the co-founder and co-director of A CALL TO MEN. He is recognized both nationally and internationally for his expertise in organizing and educating men in the effort to create a healthier and more respectful manhood.

February 26, 2014
7:00 pm

Student Union Ballroom

Come celebrate diversity at UMass with the first of a series of panels addressing queerness and its various intersection. 

February 26, 2014
7:00 pm

Wilder Hall, 102

On the eve of their respective open-heart surgeries, Matteo and Sonia are linked by a passion for mountaineering and a promise to climb together in the Dolomites.

February 26, 2014
7:30 pm

Isenberg School of Management, 137

This lecture will address the role of both parental language input and toddler language ability as contributors to the development of emotion regulation by the time a child is preschool age. 

February 27, 2014
4:00 pm

Campus Center, 917

Suparna Roy, Assistant Professor of English at Mount Holyoke College presents a talk entitled "Trouble at Sea: The Perturbations of Pericles." Refreshments and conversation follow the talk.

February 27, 2014
4:30 pm

Massachusetts Center for Interdisciplinary Renaissance Studies

Featuring works by Pablo Inglesias, Visual Clave explores the evolution of Latin music album cover art over the last 50 years, paying critical attention to issues of identity and aesthetics, with an emphasis on historical context and the unsung artists who helped present Latin music — and its attendant socio-cultural themes — to the world.

February 27, 2014
5:00 pm-7:30 pm

Student Union Art Gallery

Kim Carlino in discussion with Education Curator Eva Fierst.

February 27, 2014
5:00 pm-7:00 pm

University Museum of Contemporary Art

The Minutewomen close out the home season against Saint Joseph's.

February 27, 2014
7:00 pm

Mullins Center

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

February 27, 2014
7:00 pm

Brooks House

This workshop will help build an understanding of relationship violence and provide you with the tools to educate others and address violence.

February 27, 2014
7:00 pm-9:00 pm

North Residential Area

In response to the events of 9/11, the Bush administration launched a “war on terror” ushering in an era of anti-Muslim racism, or Islamophobia.

February 27, 2014
7:00 pm

Campus Center, 174

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

February 27, 2014
7:30 pm

Crabtree Hall

Keynote address, "The Place of Black Feminism," with Dorothy E. Robers of the University of Pennsylvania.

February 28, 2014
9:30 am-5:30 pm

Campus Center, Amherst Room

The School of Public Health & Health Sciences (SPHHS) will be hosting a corporate health and wellness panel discussion.

February 28, 2014
11:00 am-12:00 pm

Campus Center, Hadley Room

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