Month of January 2015
Deep in the Hole examines a wide range of experiences of imprisonment including political prisoners, conscientious objectors in WWII, the war on drugs and marijuana decriminalization, psychiatric confinement, and the role of controversial activism and publications.

September 17—January 21, 2015
This event does NOT occur on:
November 26—November 28, November 27, December 25, December 30—January 1

Learning Commons in W.E.B. Du Bois Library

Graduating seniors are invited to submit a speech proposal for consideration as the Student Commencement Speaker.

October 30—February 3, 2015

The University of Massachusetts Amherst seeks nominations of graduating seniors for the 21st Century Leaders Award. 

November 3—February 2, 2015

Consider the possibilities of Domestic Exchange! Explore the opportunity to study for a semester or year at another state college or university in the U.S or the surrounding borders.

January 28—April 29, 2015, Wednesdays 4:45 pm-5:45 pm
January 29—April 30, 2015, Thu/Fri 2:30 pm-3:30 pm
This event does NOT occur on:
March 18—March 20

Goodell Hall, 613

The Institute for Social Science Research is accepting 2015-16 applications for the 4th annual ISSR Scholars Program, open to all ranks of social science faculty across the University. 

December 1—January 23, 2015

There are no classes at UMass Amherst and most university offices are closed.

January 1, 2015

Men's Ice Hockey vs. Connecticut

January 2, 2015
7:00 pm

Mullins Center

Men's Basketball vs. St. Bonaventure

January 3, 2015
4:00 pm

Mullins Center

The images document Petegorsky’s ongoing commitment to the work of "The Polus Center for Social and Economic Development," a small human rights agency one of whose projects was to look into issues of limb loss and disability in developing countries. 

January 22—February 20, 2015

Herter Art Gallery

A selection of photographs by UMass. Professor of Architectural History, Max Page.

January 22—February 20, 2015

Herter Art Gallery

Come support your Minutewomen as they take on St. Louis.

January 7, 2015
7:00 pm

Mullins Center

Men's Ice Hockey vs. Maine

January 9, 2015
7:00 pm

Mullins Center

Men's Ice Hockey vs. Maine

January 10, 2015
7:00 pm

Mullins Center

UMass basketball fans are invited to show their UMass pride and come cheer on the Minutemen as they take on the George Mason Patriots in Fairfax, Virginia. 

January 11, 2015
11:00 am

Brion's Grille
The Center for Public Policy and Administration and the UMass Amherst Alumni Association invite you to Washington, D.C., to expand your network.

January 13, 2015
5:30 pm

Busboy and Poets
Men's Basketball vs. Davidson

January 14, 2015
7:00 pm

Mullins Center

The Greater Boston Network and the Boston Finance Network invite recent graduates and current students to an informative and interactive panel discussion on ways to keep financially fit.

January 15, 2015
6:00 pm

UMass Club
Come support your Minutewomen as they take on La Salle.

January 15, 2015
7:00 pm

Mullins Center

Men's Ice Hockey vs. New Hampshire

January 16, 2015
7:00 pm

Mullins Center

The last day of classes for Winter Term 2014/2015.

January 17, 2015

The Town of Amherst honors Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. at the 31st annual Community Breakfast.

January 17, 2015
8:30 am-12:00 pm

Amherst Regional Middle School
UMass fans in Southern California will take over O'Connell's Sports Pub & Grille to watch the Minutemen take on the Rhode Island Rams!

January 17, 2015
11:30 am

O'Connell's Sports Pub and Grille
Men's Swimming vs. Bryant

January 17, 2015
12:00 pm

Boyden Gymnasium

Women's Swimming vs. Bryant

January 17, 2015
12:00 pm

Boyden Gymnasium

Men's Basketball vs. Rhode Island

January 17, 2015
2:30 pm

Mullins Center

Spring opening hours of operation for several important student services offices:

January 18—January 23, 2015

All Campus

Come support your Minutewomen as they take on George Washington.

January 18, 2015
2:00 pm

Mullins Center

Many non-essential university offices are closed  in observance of the federal holiday commemorating the birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr.

January 19, 2015

Classes begin for the Spring 2015 semester at UMass Amherst. 

January 20, 2015

Elizabeth Chang, violinWith Steven Beck, piano

January 20, 2015
8:00 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

40 Years/40 Artists is an exhibition of work by renowned local, national, and international artists who, at crucial moments in their careers, had exhibitions at our museum which had great impact in opening up important dialogue on ideas relevant to contemporary art and society.

January 21—March 8, 2015, Sun/Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri/Sat

University Museum of Contemporary Art

You may be eligible for a research study on Epstein-Barr virus (the virus that causes mono). Participants earn $25 compensation for each study visit.

January 21, 2015 5:30 pm-8:00 pm
January 22—February 5, 2015, Tue/Thu 5:30 pm-8:00 pm

University Health Services (UHS), Clinic

Welcome back students, faculty and staff! The Student Union Craft Center opens its doors on Wednesday, January 21 at 11:00 AM.

January 21, 2015
11:00 am

Student Union, Craft Center

Begin Spring Semester 2015 by celebrating your Student Union! All are invited to attend the Student Union Open House.

January 21, 2015
11:00 am-3:00 pm

Student Union

Shames depicts aspects of life in the South Bronx during the 1970s, as experienced by a group of children as they negotiate the interplay between good and evil: violence and love; chaos and family.  

January 22—February 20, 2015

Herter Art Gallery

Dr. Andrew Pearson will discuss recent archaeological excavations on the island of St. Helena, which unearthed the graves of virtually the last victims of the Middle Passage. 

January 22, 2015
4:00 pm-5:30 pm

Campus Center, 917

 Saffron is the architecture critic for the Philadelphia Inquirer. For nearly 15 years, she has written a weekly column called Changing Skyline that offers an insightful look at the urban design issues facing Philadelphia. 

January 22, 2015
5:30 pm

Integrative Learning Center, S211

UMass hockey fans are invited to put on their maroon and white and come cheer on the Minutemen as they take on the Merrimack College Warriors on their home ice!

January 23, 2015
5:30 pm

J. Thom Lawler Arena
Submit your best photos of UMass in winter. Open to everyone. 

January 24—February 3, 2015

Spoken poetry by 13th century poet/mystic Jalal a-din Rumi and works by leading composers including commissions for the Rumi Experience by Evan Ziporyn and Lev Zhurbin.

January 25, 2015
4:00 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

The game is Kids Day at the Mullins Center. Local organizations will be around the arena concourse showcasing and providing fun and interactive entertainment for all kids and families in attendance prior to the game against the Warriors.

January 25, 2015
4:00 pm

Mullins Center

UMass alumni, families and friends can watch great basketball and support scholarships at the same time — $10 from each game ticket purchased goes towards Alumni Association scholarships!

January 25, 2015
5:00 pm

Oracle Arena
Assistant Professor Lauren McCarthy (political science) will speak about her recent research in a talk titled "Ancient Horrors, New Laws: Human Trafficking in Russia."

January 26, 2015
12:15 pm-1:15 pm

Thompson Hall, 620

Dr. Alyson A. Gill began her new role at UMass in January 2015 as Associate Provost for Instructional Innovation.  

January 27, 2015
5:30 pm-6:30 pm

Bartlett Hall, 312

We are proud to announce the third year of the STPEC Activist Brown Bag Lunch Series. This semester, four extraordinary local activists will visit UMass to share their experiences and perspectives on activism in the Valley and beyond. 

January 28, 2015
11:15 am-12:45 pm

Campus Center, 168C

Single Project/Event grants may be submitted until noon today. 

January 28, 2015
12:00 pm-12:00 pm

Curry Hicks, 10

UMass Amherst IT is in the process of substantially updating its policies and is seeking feedback from the campus community.

January 28, 2015
1:00 pm-2:30 pm

Campus Center, 165-69

Transition points in family life, such as parenthood, divorce or death, may be accompanied by stress which places parenting quality at risk.

January 29, 2015
4:00 pm-5:00 pm

Campus Center, 163C

Men's Basketball vs. Dayton

January 29, 2015
7:00 pm

Mullins Center

UMass Jazz Faculty, including Catherine Jensen-Hole, Felipe Salles, Tom Giampietro, Jeff Holmes, Bob Ferrier and guests perform originals and arrangements

January 29, 2015
8:00 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

Changes to the Residence Hall guest policy during the weekend of the Super Bowl.

January 30—February 2, 2015 12:00 pm-12:00 pm

Ice Skating Social for all international students and families.

January 30, 2015
3:00 pm-5:00 pm

Mullins Center, Skating Rink

Sample team favorites and vote for a chance to win Patriot gear.

January 30, 2015
3:00 pm-6:30 pm

All Dining Commons

Winter Festival is a student ski and board competition along with live music, food and giveaways!

January 30, 2015
5:00 pm-11:00 pm

Southwest Residential Area, Southwest Beach

TPlease join the Office of Family Resources and special guest host, Roger Tincknell for a FREE, fun-filled, family-friendly festival in the UMass Student Union Ballroom.

January 31, 2015
10:00 am-1:00 pm

Student Union, Ballroom

UMass Men's Lacrosse opens the 2015 season with an exhibition game against Siena.

January 31, 2015
11:00 am

Garber Field

Join the St.  Louis Alumni Network for an afternoon of men's basketball as the UMass Minutemen take on the St. Louis University Billikens at the Chaifetz Arena.

January 31, 2015
1:00 pm

Pappy's Smokehouse
 Come support your Minutewomen as they take on St. Bonaventure.

January 31, 2015
2:00 pm

Mullins Center