Week of  April 27—May 3, 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

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

The TEDxUMassAmherst team will be hosting a day-long conference, featuring world-renowned speakers on the UMass Amherst campus.

April 27, 2014
9:00 am

Mahar Auditorium

The UMass Dance Team is looking for some new dancers to be a part of this team! Auditions are open to any UMass or Five College student and high school seniors thinking of attending UMass.  

April 27, 2014
12:00 pm

Curry Hicks Cage

Come support the Minutewomen as they take on Saint Joseph's in a double header at UMass.

April 27, 2014
12:00 pm

Sortino Field Softball Complex

Directors: Dana Schnitzer & Marjorie Melnick, Coach/Accompanist: Gretchen Peery

April 27, 2014
1:00 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

Performances by large and small vocal jazz ensembles, including the Premiere of an arrangement by senior Kyle Hanlon

April 27, 2014
5:00 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

Students perform chamber works from the classical repertoire.

April 27, 2014
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

Described by The New Yorker as “hyper kinetic” and “exceptional,” the celebrated Lines Ballet of San Francisco performs exhilarating works that meld classical Western ballet with a diverse set of cultural traditions.

April 27, 2014
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Concert Hall

The premiere screening of Devising Gilgamesh, a documentary homage to the collage process of collaboration and devised theatremaking.

April 28, 2014 6:00 pm-8:00 pm
May 2, 2014 7:00 pm-9:00 pm

Reverend James Lawson, Jr., Visiting Faculty, Civil Discourse and Social Change initiative, California State University, Northridge, speaks on "Where do we go from here: Chaos or Community?"   Visiting Faculty, Civil Discourse and Social Change initiative, California State University, Northridge American Civil Rights Leader   Where do we go from here: Chaos or Community?

April 28, 2014
7:00 pm

Goodell Hall, The Bernie Dallas Room

Directed by Thom Hannum.

April 28, 2014
8:00 pm

Bowker Auditorium

The Campus Cookout is free to all students, faculty, and staff. Rain or shine, we hope you will be able to join in on the fun as we honor the faculty, staff, and students who make UMass Amherst a great place to be.

April 29, 2014
11:00 am-2:00 pm

Goodell Hall, Lawn

The second annual UMassGives is a 36 hour online giving campaign using email and social media platforms to encourage people to give to their favorite areas of UMass Amherst.

April 29—April 30, 2014 12:00 pm-11:59 pm

Come support the Minutewomen as they take on Rhode Island in a double header at UMass. 

April 29, 2014
3:00 pm

Sortino Field Softball Complex

Dr. Abercrombie will discuss the relationship between text and music in Renaissance and early Baroque music.

April 29, 2014
4:00 pm

Renaissance Center, Reading Room

Music for strings, harpsichord, flute and recorder by Vivaldi, Geminiani, Locatelli and Scarlatti.

April 29, 2014
7:30 pm

Grace Church
 Directed by Thomas Giamietro

April 29, 2014
8:00 pm

Bowker Auditorium

The last day of classes for the 2014 Spring Semester at UMass Amherst.

April 30, 2014

Pick up your cap and gown and join in on all things Commencement! Have your senior portrait taken, sign up with the Alumni Association, purchase a diploma frame, enter to win prizes, and much more.

April 30, 2014
12:00 pm-4:00 pm

Campus Center Auditorium

The Big Chill is an annual celebration of the last day of classes.

April 30, 2014
1:00 pm-8:00 pm

Goodell Hall, Lawn

The game has been rained out and will not be made up.

April 30, 2014
3:00 pm

Earl Lorden Field

When the University of Leicester Archaeology Service undertook the Grey Friars project, it was thought that the chances of finding the remains of King Richard III were slim to none.

April 30, 2014
4:00 pm

Renaissance Center

The game has been rained out.

April 30, 2014
5:00 pm

Sortino Field Softball Complex

23 teams of mechanical and industrial engineering seniors will demonstrate prototypes of their capstone projects. The event is part of a course called “MIE 495 Senior Design Project,” taught by professor Sundar Krishnamurty.

April 30, 2014
5:30 pm-8:00 pm

Marston Hall, Student Center

A public reading featuring an imaginative collection of short stories, essays, and excerpts from the students completing their theses in creative writing.  

April 30, 2014
7:00 pm

Student Union Art Gallery

Dive into a vivid, rarely-seen world of rugged fishermen and jungle laboratories, of exotic bacteria and teeming coral reefs, of Asian outsourcing and broken dreams before testing your nerve with some radical solutions for raising shrimp right here at home. 

April 30, 2014
7:30 pm

Isenberg School of Management, 137

New works by Masters jazz students, as well as the late Yusef Lateef's Masara #2, Michael Brecker's Anagram, Paul Ferguson's Blue Highways & Chris Merz's arrangement of Miles Davis' Solar.

April 30, 2014
8:00 pm

Bowker Auditorium

Join Route Nine at Flying Object to celebrate the launch of Issue 6.

April 30, 2014
8:00 pm

Flying Object
Final exams for the Spring 2014 semester.

May 2—May 3, 2014
May 5—May 8, 2014

All Campus

The new Models to Medicine Center of the recently launched Institute for Applied Life Sciences hosts a kick-off symposium on “Models to Medicine: Challenges and Opportunities.” Talks will describe exciting basic biomedical research pursuits that have been translated into therapeutic applications.

May 2, 2014
11:00 am

Student Union Ballroom

Come support the Minutemen as they take on George Mason.

May 2, 2014
3:00 pm

Earl Lorden Field

Usher in the month of May with sonnets and wonderful refreshments, overlooking the beautiful meadow here at the Renaissance Center!

May 2, 2014
4:00 pm

Renaissance Center

Seniors are cordially invited to attend the 16th Annual Commencement Ball - A Gatsby Affair. This final senior gala is a formal celebration and final tradition leading up to your Commencement Ceremony.  

May 2, 2014
9:00 pm-1:00 am

Mullins Center

Come support the Outdoor Track & Field teams as they participate in the Atlantic 10 Championship. 

May 3—May 4, 2014 9:00 am

Track & Field Complex

Come support the Minutewomen as they take on George Mason in a double header at UMass. 

May 3, 2014
12:00 pm

Sortino Field Softball Complex

Come support the Minutemen as they take on George Mason.

May 3, 2014
1:00 pm

Earl Lorden Field

You are invited to celebrate four decades of service to the University and community.

May 3, 2014
5:00 pm-10:00 pm

Campus Center, Marriott Center

What better way to end the spring semester than with an a cappella show with the Suspects? Come join us as we celebrate a great year in a cappella.

May 3, 2014
7:00 pm

Herter Hall, 227