Week of  March 2—8, 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

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

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

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
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March 18

Herter Hall, 227 / 301

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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