Week of  April 20—26, 2014
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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

April 9—May 8, 2014, Wednesdays 4:45 pm-5:30 pm
April 9—May 8, 2014, Thu/Fri 2:30 pm-3:15 pm

Goodell Hall, 613

Holly Curcio holds a Master of Fine Arts degree in Ceramics from Arizona State University, Tempe AZ and a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Ceramics, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth.

April 16—April 25, 2014, Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri 1:00 pm-6:00 pm
April 20—April 27, 2014, Sundays 2:00 pm-5:00 pm

Hampden Gallery

Join the University Club for our annual Easter Brunch.

April 20, 2014
11:00 am-2:00 pm

University Club

The Minutemen Marching Band will perform during a pregame remembrance ceremony at Fenway Park honoring victims of the Boston Marathon bombing.

April 20, 2014
6:30 pm

Fenway Park, Boston
No classes are held and most university offices are closed.

April 21, 2014

This camp is for boys and girls, ages 6-14.

April 21—April 24, 2014 8:30 am-12:00 pm

Boyden Gymnasium

For the past three years, representatives at UMass Amherst joined the YWCA in their “Stand Against Racism” (SAR) movement, which aspires to eliminate racism by bringing together like-minded organizations, holding educational workshops, and engaging participants in awareness campaigns through social media outlets.

April 22—April 25, 2014

All Campus

The 2014 Dose-Response, Preconditioning: Adaptive Responses in Biology and Medicine will explore the rapidly emerging area of Preconditioning, its biomedical implications, its dose response features and its underlying mechanisms.  

April 22—April 23, 2014 8:00 am-3:00 pm

In this lecture, Dr. Mandel will draw from the literature on welfare state policies, gender, and class in order to stress the importance of class distinction for understanding how welfare state policies affect the life chances of women. 

April 22, 2014
12:30 pm

Campus Center, 904

The games have been canceled due to forecasted weather conditions. The games will not be made up.

April 22, 2014
3:00 pm

Sortino Field Softball Complex

Come support the Minutemen as they take on Connecticut.

April 22, 2014
3:00 pm

Earl Lorden Field

Dr. Margaret Ezell, Texas A&M, presents the Renaissance Center's Annual Collins Lecture, "The Presence of the Past: Finding Mary More."

April 22, 2014
4:00 pm

Massachusetts Center for Interdisciplinary Renaissance Studies

The Eureka! program was launched with the support of the College of Natural Science at UMass Amherst. Eureka! is an informal educational program serving middle and high school girls through STEM education, sports and adventure programming and personal development programs such as media literacy.

April 22, 2014
4:00 pm

Hasbrouck Hall, 138

Judith Colell, Catalan filmmaker and Vice-President of the Spanish Academy of Arts and Cinematographic Sciences, will give a masterclass on her movie Elisa K (2010).

April 22, 2014
4:00 pm-5:00 pm

Herter Hall, 207

The Department of Nutrition presents the 26th Annual Virginia A. Beal Lecture and Dinner. This year’s program is titled “From Neighborhood to Nation: Changing Policies to Improve Nutrition and Food Security.”

April 22, 2014
4:30 pm-8:30 pm

Student Union, Cape Cod Lounge

Join Rabbi David Saperstein as he discusses how social justice, religion and politics can work together.

April 22, 2014
6:00 pm-7:30 pm

Commonwealth Honors College Building, Events Hall, 160

The film is in Spanish with English subtitles and will be presented by the director. 

April 22, 2014
6:30 pm-9:00 pm

Amherst Cinema
Join the UMass Amherst Community as we celebrate the 44th Earth Day.  This year's Earth Day theme at UMass Amherst is "Climate Change: Building a Diverse Movement for Environmental Justice and Sustainability.”  The campus community will be engaging in meaningful campus reflection and action toward building more diversity and inclusivity into the sustainability community here and more broadly.

April 22, 2014
7:00 pm-9:30 pm

Mahar Auditorium

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

April 22, 2014
7:00 pm-9:00 pm

New Africa House, 203

In recognition of the outstanding contributions of our students of the greater UMass Amherst community, the Center for Student development is hosting our Annual Awards Ceremony to acknowledge all the hard work our students, staff, and faculty do on campus. 

April 22, 2014
7:00 pm-10:00 pm

Campus Center, Auditorium

Music by John Barnes Chance, Joseph Wilcox Jenkins, Dana Wilson, George Anthiel's Ballet Mecanique and Percy Grainger's Lincolnshire Posy.

April 22, 2014
8:00 pm

Fine Arts Center Concert Hall

Carla Makhlouf Obermeyer is a Professor in the Faculty of Health Sciences, and Director of the Center for Research on Population and Health at the American University of Beirut (AUB).

April 23, 2014
2:00 pm-3:00 pm

Machmer Hall, E33

Extreme events (floods, droughts, and fires) have a high public profile and changes in their frequency, magnitude, and duration have been linked to changes in climate.  

April 23, 2014
3:30 pm

Morrill Science Center, Conference Room

The UMass Renaissance Center's Renaissance Wednesday Lecture Series concludes for the semester with Center curator David Katz's discussion and display of items recently added to the collection.  You'll be able to see close up and, in many cases, touch, the items being discussed.

April 23, 2014
4:00 pm

Massachusetts Center for Interdisciplinary Renaissance Studies

UMass Police on Display is in opportunity for all students, staff, faculty and community members to visit and tour the police station.

April 23, 2014
4:00 pm-7:00 pm

Police Department

A talk about the Catalan celebration of Sant Jordi. Poetry reading. Music.

April 23, 2014
4:30 pm-6:30 pm

Herter Hall, 301

When notorious killers Wayne and Scout interrupt Bruce's passionate introduction to Brooke Daniels, a nude model and actress, they want more than an autograph from their cinematic idol. 

April 23—April 25, 2014 7:30 pm-9:30 pm

Curtain Theater

Starring Rutger Hauer, Charlotte Rampling and Michael York, the film is inspired by Pieter Bruegel the Elder’s “The Procession to Calvary,” focusing on a dozen of the 500 characters depicted in the 1564 painting, set against a backdrop of religious persecution in Flanders.

April 23, 2014
7:30 pm

Isenberg School of Management, 137

Tian Hui Ng, guest conductor

April 23, 2014
8:00 pm

Fine Arts Center Concert Hall

UMass Amherst and Five College students, faculty, and staff are invited to TechTalks, a series of events exploring a wide range of technology topics, from creative uses of technology, innovation and sustainability in IT to the new ways technology is shaping our future.

April 24, 2014
11:00 am-12:00 pm

Campus Center, 162-75

A presentation of the current research on sleep and menopause health issues with discussion on the interactions between sleep, hot flashes and cognitive function in menopause.

April 24, 2014
12:00 pm-2:00 pm

Campus Center, 163C

Join Ann M. Ravel, vice chair of the Federal Election Commission andRaymond La Raja, associate professor of political science.

April 24, 2014
1:00 pm-2:00 pm

Commonwealth Honors College Building, Events Hall East (160E)

Representatives of Fulbright New York, the Polish-American Fulbright Commission, this year's Fulbright winners and the Office of National Scholarship Advisement (ONSA) will provide an overview of the Fulbright program and the application process. 

April 24, 2014
2:00 pm-4:00 pm

Commonwealth Honors College Building, Events Hall

For the second consecutive year, over 350 graduating seniors at the University of Massachusetts Amherst will receive an extra special sendoff when the Award-Winning UMass Dining Services fetes them at the White House-style "state dinner," replete with four-course dinner, presidential red carpet and an honor guard of ROTC cadets.

April 24, 2014
6:00 pm

Student Union, Ballroom

An informal jazz concert of music composed by members of the Ensemble.

April 24, 2014
7:00 pm

Fine Arts Center, 44

Choreographers, dancers and musicians collaborate for senior thesis projects.

April 24—April 26, 2014 8:00 pm

Bowker Auditorium

More than 1,000 students from different public campuses in Massachusetts will deliver presentations showcasing their exceptional projects.

April 25, 2014
8:00 am-5:00 pm

Campus Center

The Senior Design Project provides a capstone experience for undergraduate students in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering.

April 25, 2014
10:00 am-2:00 pm

Marcus Hall, Student Center

Come support the Minutewomen as they take on St. Bonaventure.

April 25, 2014
1:00 pm

McGuirk Alumni Stadium

Biologist Brain K. Hall, from Dalhousie University, will give a public lecture on “Fish that climb waterfalls and others wonders of developmental, organismal and evolutionary biology.”

April 25, 2014
4:00 pm

Isenberg School of Management, RM 137

This workshop, organized by UMass Skill Share and funded by a generous grant from the UMass Arts Council, explores external funding options for artists, including grants and residencies.

April 25, 2014
4:00 pm-6:00 pm

Studio Arts Building, atrium

Join us for the last installment of the UMass MFA Student Reading Series, plus the launch of Steven Tagle's photography book, Outside Windows.

April 25, 2014
8:00 pm-10:00 pm

Flying Object
The 12th Annual Supercuts SoccerFest tournament is back on the UMass campus for 2014. This 6v6 soccer tournament is organized by students in the Mark H. McCormack Sport Management Department at UMass. 

April 26, 2014
8:00 am-5:00 pm

South Athletic Fields, Behind McGuirk Stadium

The Massachusetts Center for Renaissance Studies will host its tenth annual symposium on historical European martial arts.

April 26, 2014
9:00 am-4:00 pm

Massachusetts Center for Interdisciplinary Renaissance Studies

Senior Design Project demos can be seen in the Engineering Student Center in Marcus Hall and Circuits and Code in Marcus Hall, Room 5.

April 26, 2014
10:00 am-2:00 pm

Marcus Hall, Engin Student Center

Do you like SELF magazine? Do you want to get a fun workout this weekend? Do like to get free stuff? If so, come to SELF Workout on the Quad.

April 26, 2014
11:00 am-3:00 pm

Northeast Residential Area, Quad

An annual performance showcase produced and directed by Frederick Omega Pye, in his seventh year as Assistant Band Director/Visual Coordinator for the University of Massachusetts Minuteman Marching Band.

April 26, 2014
2:00 pm

Curry Hicks Cage

Joys of a Child's Spirit.

April 26, 2014
4:00 pm

St. John's Episcopal Church
Join the UMass women's soccer program for the retirement of team jerseys for alumnae April Kater '91 and Briana Scurry '95 at the team's annual banquet.

April 26, 2014
7:00 pm

Campus Center