Week of  March 23—29, 2014
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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Come support the Minutewomen as they take on Boston College.

March 25, 2014
4:00 pm

Sortino Field Softball Complex

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

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

Massachusetts Center for Interdisciplinary Renaissance Studies

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

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

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
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

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