Month of February 2015
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 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

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

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

Submit your best photos of UMass Amherst in winter. 

January 24—February 3, 2015

The Malcolm X Cultural Center of the Center for Multicultural Advancement and Student Success Center (CMASS) at the University of Massachusetts Amherst invites the campus community and general public to join us in celebrating Black History Month 2015. 

January 27—March 5, 2015 12:00 am-8:00 pm
March 30, 2015 8:00 pm-11:00 pm

All Campus

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

Dining options on campus for Super Bowl Sunday 2015.

February 1, 2015

All Campus

Ten works that areas much about painting as they are of the game of golf. The narrative can be read literally or metaphorically.  

February 3—February 25, 2015, Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri 1:00 pm-6:00 pm
February 1—February 22, 2015, weekends 2:00 pm-5:00 pm

Hampden Gallery

Bonnie Tatro Capogna is a sculptor and art teacher at Wahconah Regional High School in Dalton, MA and Berkshire Community College in Pittsfield,  Mass.

February 3—February 25, 2015, Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri 1:00 pm-6:00 pm
February 1—February 22, 2015, Sundays 2:00 pm-5:00 pm

Hampden Gallery

The Massachusetts Center for Interdisciplinary Renaissance Studies presents its premier First Sunday Concert of the spring 2015 semester! We will welcome Peter Blanchette, internationally acclaimed musician and inventor of the archguitar, who will play a selection of Renaissance music.

February 1, 2015
2:00 pm-4:00 pm

Massachusetts Center for Interdisciplinary Renaissance Studies

Super Bowl watch parties are taking place all over campus.

February 1, 2015
6:00 pm

All Campus

Assistant Professor Steven Boutcher (sociology and public policy) will speak about his recent research in a talk titled "Status and Conformity Revisited: Corporate Law Firms and Isomorphism in Pro Bono Ties."

February 2, 2015
12:15 pm-1:15 pm

Thompson Hall, 620

Hospitality & Tourism Management students deliver a first-class dining experience to guests for lunches and dinners.

February 3—April 29, 2015, Tue/Wed/Thu 11:45 am
This event does NOT occur on:
February 17, March 17—March 19, April 22

Campus Center, Marriott Center for Hospitality Management

Discoveries made by our students can inspire deep and lasting learning.

February 3, 2015
4:00 pm-5:00 pm

Hasbrouck Hall, 138

A comprehensive Food Systems Plan is being developed for Massachusetts for the first time in 40 years.

February 3, 2015
4:00 pm-5:30 pm

Campus Center, Amherst Room

Darby English's lecture "The Authority Of The Made Thing" will ask the questions: What does it mean to insist on the unchanged status of art, even when artists find themselves enmeshed in extraordinary political circumstances -- which tend to demand "change" of everything & everyone? 

February 3, 2015
5:00 pm-7:00 pm

Integrated Sciences Building, S 131

Jon Lott is principal of PARA-Project, PC., co-founding member of the Collective-LOK, and Design Critic in Architecture at Harvard University’s Graduate School of Design. 

February 3, 2015
5:30 pm

Integrative Learning Center, S211

This lecture will focus on some of the persistent conundrums of research on youth resistance, especially the ethical issues that arise when conducting research with hyper-surveilled communities.

February 3, 2015
6:00 pm-7:00 pm

Campus Center, 165

Come join the UMass Amherst Cape Cod Alumni Network for friendly competition, good food and great company at one of our trivia nights. 

February 3, 2015
7:00 pm

British Beer Company
This event has been canceled.

February 3, 2015
8:00 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

Rossi Lecture: Paying for the Party, presented by sociologist Elizabeth A. Armstrong. Part of the yearlong lecture series Social Science Matters: Perspectives in Inequality.

February 4, 2015
11:30 am-1:00 pm

Campus Center, Amherst Room

Mini grant applications may be submitted until 12 noon today. 

February 4, 2015
12:00 pm-12:00 pm

Curry Hicks, 10

The Women of Color Leadership Network at Center for Women & Community would like to invite you to our first Social Hour of the semester!

February 4, 2015
12:00 pm-2:00 pm

New Africa House, 127

Join us for a follow-up discussion on building diversity in STEM. 

February 4, 2015
4:00 pm

UMass Center at Springfield
Hear UMass Football head coach Mark Whipple speak about the 2015 recruiting class.

February 4, 2015
5:30 pm

Amherst Brewing Company
Film Screening and Q&A with the director, Dr. Claire Andrade-Watkins.

February 4, 2015
7:30 pm

Isenberg School of Management, 137

Panel Discussion and Q&A Session Featuring: Jim Carroll, Donald Geesling, Jon Hill, and Emily Lordi

February 5, 2015
12:00 pm-1:30 pm

Library, W.E.B. Du Bois, 1649

In modern societies, humans may be exposed to a wide spectrum of environmental chemicals.

February 5, 2015
4:00 pm-5:00 pm

Campus Center, 162-75

The campus community is invited to attend the grand opening ceremony of the newly renovated University Club & Restaurant.

February 5, 2015
5:00 pm-7:00 pm

University Club

Part of the 16th annual Billy Taylor Jazz Residency. Warren Wolf has an impressive background playing the vibraphone, marimba, drums and piano.

February 5, 2015
7:30 pm

Bowker Auditorium

Members of Phi Sigma Delta and their families are invited to reunite, reminisce and have fun with friends in Las Vegas.

February 6—February 8, 2015

MGM Grand Hotel & Casino
The Department of Geosciences R.W. Bromery Lecture by Dr. Ruth Blake, Yale University.

February 6, 2015
3:30 pm

Goodell Hall, Bernie Dallas Room

David Hills, Department of Integrative Biology, University of Texas Austin, is best known for his studies of molecular evolution, phylogeny, and vertebrate systematics.

February 6, 2015
4:00 pm

Integrative Learning Center, S240

Ice Hockey vs. Northeastern

February 6, 2015
7:00 pm

Mullins Center

Tennis vs. Quinnipiac

February 7, 2015
12:30 pm

Bay Road Tennis Club

WinterFest, Amherst's best winter party is back again on Saturday, February 7 from 1-6 pm at Cherry Hill Golf Course in North Amherst.

February 7, 2015
1:00 pm-6:00 pm

Cherry Hill Golf Course
The Minutemen open the regular season at home against Army.

February 7, 2015
1:00 pm

McGuirk Alumni Stadium

Join us for a RED HOT Gala, Auction & Preview - one of the most sizzling events in the Valley! Support the arts and enjoy a great night out with party band Fever.

February 7, 2015
6:00 pm-11:30 pm

Student Union, Ballroom

Featuring 250 musicians from 50 high schools in 7 states

February 7, 2015
7:00 pm

Fine Arts Center Concert Hall

Ice Hockey vs. UMass Lowell

February 7, 2015
7:00 pm

Mullins Center

Hugo Wolf: Italienisches LiederbuchGet ready for Valentine’s Day with Wolf’s ruminations on love.

February 7, 2015
8:00 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

Men's Basketball vs. La Salle

February 8, 2015
4:00 pm

Mullins Center

UMass Amherst Director of Community Relations Tony Maroulis is available for weekly off-campus coffee hours, this week at Atkins Farms Country Market.

February 9, 2015
8:00 am-9:30 am

Atkins Farms Country Market
This even has been postponed and will be rescheduled.

February 9, 2015
6:00 pm

Commonwealth Honors College Building, Room 160 Events Hall East

Commemorate your accomplishments or congratulate a 2015 graduate with a chance to win UMass License Plate #UM 15.

February 10—May 31, 2015

Online

Intellectual property, patents, copyrights, trademarks and trade secrets (and what they mean to you) are explained by Technology Transfer Office Director Bob MacWright, Ph.D., Esq.

February 10, 2015
12:00 pm-1:30 pm

Campus Center, 1001

Join us for an informal social hour to meet other international students and UMass community members over free tea, coffee, and delicious snacks & sweets.

February 10, 2015 4:00 pm-5:00 pm
February 25, 2015 4:00 pm-5:00 pm
April 8, 2015 4:00 pm-5:00 pm
March 24, 2015 4:00 pm-5:00 pm
April 21, 2015 4:00 pm-5:00 pm

Campus Center, Blue Wall

Registered nurse and UMass student Deborah Wilson spent six weeks in West Africa, caring for those affected by Ebola. Wilson’s presentation moves from her time as a front-line caregiver in a 120-bed Liberian treatment center to the reactions she and her colleagues experienced after returning to the United States.

February 10, 2015
5:00 pm

Skinner Hall, 112

Postponed Due to Snow. A new date will be announced.

February 10, 2015
5:00 pm-8:00 pm

Carrie Nation Restaurant & Cocktail Club
This event has been canceled.

February 10, 2015
6:30 pm-8:30 pm

This event has been canceled and will be rescheduled at a later date.

February 10, 2015
8:00 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

Adobe is coming to provide free training and information sessions on their products. Join us for an overview of many of the great new features and workflows available in Adobe Creative Cloud (CC), Adobe's latest suite of software for graphic design, video editing, and Web development.

February 11, 2015
9:00 am-4:00 pm

Student Union, Cape Cod Lounge

Come support your Minutewomen as they take on George Mason.

February 11, 2015
11:45 am

Mullins Center

As a follow-up to the successful panel discussion on Women of Color and Media (Mis)Representation, Women of Color Leadship Network (WOCLN) is hosting a Brown Bag Lunch Series this spring to continue this important conversation.

February 11, 2015
12:00 pm-1:00 pm

Campus Center, 803

David D. Diamond and Don Daber-Langendoen present on a project that reviewed and compared four vegetation map products for the eastern USA, with an eye toward providing a single ‘best map product’ insofar as possible.

February 11, 2015
3:30 pm

Morrill Science Center, 134

In anticipation of the fiftieth anniversary of the National Historic Preservation Act, which established how the United States preserves its physical past, Professor Page will offer a critique of historic preservation today and propose a progressive agenda for the next fifty years.

February 11, 2015
4:00 pm

Goodell Hall, Bernie Dallas Room

The Josephine White Eagle Cultural Center presents a screening of “This May Be the Last Time” – a Sterlin Harjo film about the role of songs in the lives of Creek community members and their intersections with African American and European songs in the Southeast.

February 11, 2015
6:30 pm

Chadbourne House, Josephine White Eagle Cultural Center - Lower Level

Christopher Tinson, Assistant Professor of African American Studies at Hampshire College, presents “Black (im)Possibility: Ferguson and the Persistent Indictment of American Society.”

February 11, 2015
7:00 pm

Commonwealth Honors College Building, Events Hall

This drama, told with subtle humor and an acute sense of local politics and economics, follows a young woman as she and her child journey from their home village along the Tibetan border to the urban sprawl of Delhi in search of her missing husband.

February 11, 2015
7:30 pm

Isenberg School of Management, 137

Show your UMass pride!  Share photos taken anywhere in the world of you, your friends or your family wearing UMass gear.

February 12—February 17, 2015

The UMass Amherst Libraries invite the public to a talk and exhibit by professor emeritus of biology Ed Klekowski and Libby Klekowski, '91: “Archaeology of the First World War: Exploring the Trenches Today.” 

February 12, 2015
6:00 pm-8:00 pm

Memorial Hall

Graduate Jazz Writing Majors present new ensemble works, including performances by UMass' Jazz Ensemble I.

February 12, 2015
8:00 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall, Bezanson Recital Hall

With Valentines Day just around the corner, Thursday Night Live: UMass' Late Night Comedy Group is back with our first show of the semester: Sad, Lonely People featuring the UMass Dynamics! TNL includes Improv, Sketch Comedy, a Live Band, your local campus news and more! 

February 12, 2015
9:30 pm

Herter Hall, 227

This is an undergraduate student panel convened for upper-class students to share information with students about how they have settled on majors, minors, certificate programs that interest them and how it will further their long-term goals.

February 13, 2015
March 4, 2015
March 24, 2015

Tennis vs. Army

February 13, 2015
10:30 am

Bay Road Tennis Club

The Journalism Department will host a reading by author Eula Biss.

February 13, 2015
3:00 pm

Integrative Learning Center, S414

Ice Hockey vs. UMass Lowell

February 13, 2015
7:00 pm

Mullins Center

Enjoy a performance directed by Ayano Kataoka and, guest duo, Garrett Arney & Mari Yoshinaga (Arx Duo).

February 13, 2015
8:00 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall, Bezanson Recital Hall

The Triangle Area Alumni Network invites you to come cheer for the Minutemen in North Carolina when the men’s lacrosse team competes against Chapel Hill.

February 14, 2015
10:00 am

R&R Grill
The defending Atlantic 10 champion Mass Women's Lacrosse team opens the season at home in the first-ever meeting with UMass Lowell.

February 14, 2015
11:00 am

McGuirk Alumni Stadium

Women's Tennis vs. Marist

February 14, 2015
12:30 pm

Mullins Tennis Courts

Come support your Minutewomen as they take on Duquesne.

February 14, 2015
1:00 pm

Mullins Center

Men's Basketball vs. Duquesne

February 14, 2015
4:00 pm

Mullins Center

The University Club & Restaurant hosts a special prix fixe, four course dinner menu on Valentine's Day.  Enjoy the romantic ambiance and newly renovated spaces that the UClub has to offer.

February 14, 2015
5:00 pm-10:00 pm

University Club

Join the UMass Department of Theater for Tennessee Williams: Gender Play in 2015 and Beyond, a fun, forward-thinking discussion about America's most beloved playwright and his complex relationship to gender, sexuality, trans and queer identities.

February 15, 2015
2:00 pm-6:00 pm

Fine Arts Center, Curtain Theater

Music by Dvořák, Tibbetts, Kulesha, Jevtic and others.

February 15, 2015
2:00 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

No classes will be held and most university offices are closed.

February 16, 2015

Join the Department of Political Science as we host Vincent Michelot, Director of Sciences at Politique-Lyon, France, for a discussion of "Liberté, égalité, fraternité, laïcité: the Broken Grammar of the French Political Compact."

February 17, 2015
11:00 am

Machmer Hall, E23

“Seeding the Future: Creating a Green Collar Workforce.”

February 17, 2015
4:00 pm

Hasbrouck Hall, 138

Women of Color Leadership Network (WOCLN) invites women and nonbinary people to join us for an hour of pilates, followed by refreshments.

February 17, 2015
5:30 pm-7:00 pm

New Africa House, 203

Meet Dennis McNally '78 PhD, author of On Highway 61: Music, Race and the Evolution of Cultural Freedom.

February 17, 2015
6:00 pm-8:00 pm

The Press Club
The New York Alumni Network invites you to join them to gain essential information on how to buy an apartment in New York City.

February 17, 2015
6:30 pm-7:30 pm

Halstead Property
DeVine is best known as a co-creator, writer and star of the hit Comedy Central show Workaholics

February 17, 2015
8:00 pm

Mullins Center

STPEC Activist Brown Bag Lunch with the Pioneer Valley Workers Center. PVWC seeks to build power for low-wage, and immigrant workers in Western Massachusetts.

February 18, 2015
11:15 am-12:45 pm

Campus Center, 168C

UMass Amherst IT is in the process of substantially updating its policies and is seeking feedback from the campus community. Students, faculty, and staff are invited to attend this open forum to discuss updates to UMass Amherst's information technology policies.

February 18, 2015
1:00 pm-2:30 pm

Campus Center, 165-69

The undefeated Minutewomen face Connecticut in a New England rivalry.

February 18, 2015
3:00 pm

McGuirk Alumni Stadium

Join Providence-area alumni and friends to cheer on UMass men's basketball as they take on the Rhode Island Rams!

February 18, 2015
4:00 pm

Gillian's Ale House
Come support your Minutewomen as they take on Davidson.

February 18, 2015
7:00 pm

Mullins Center

A sweeping drama of love and loss at a time of rapid modernization, set against the epic backdrop of the construction of China's Three Gorges Dam.

February 18, 2015
7:30 pm

Isenberg School of Management, 137

Dr. Gill will give a talk on "The View from the Loutron (and other adventures in the digital humanities)."  She has received several grants through the National Endowment for the Humanities supporting her research on embodiment in virtual environments.

February 19, 2015
5:30 pm-7:00 pm

Bartlett Hall, 319

Featuring classics in Jazz, Pop & Beyond from Mason Williams, Joni Mitchell, Don Ellis, Thad Jones, the Ventures, Frank Sinatra, Buddy Rich and more!

February 19, 2015
7:30 pm

Bowker Auditorium

Includes Tom Vacanti's Arena, inspired by the vast landscape and ring of mountains in Provo, Utah, and new dance faculty member Leslie Frye Maietta's Body | House, a contemporary dance theatre exploration remembering past, imagining future, and questioning notions of  home.

February 19—February 21, 2015 8:00 pm-10:00 pm

Smith College
Drive down Memory Lane and show your school pride with UMass License Plate #65!

February 20—June 6, 2015

Online

The Annual Student Leadership Conference is a one-day event that fosters undergraduate students’ intellectual growth, encouraging them to develop meaningful relationships with others, while exploring resources and opportunities vital to their success.

February 21, 2015
9:00 am-4:00 pm

Integrative Learning Center

Have you ever thought about being on SNL, but have too large a social life to sacrifice a Saturday evening?

February 21—February 22, 2015 3:00 pm-3:00 pm

Herter Hall, 217

Men's Ice Hockey vs. Providence

February 21, 2015
7:00 pm

Mullins Center

Choirs of UMass Amherst and Smith, Mount Holyoke, Amherst and Hampshire Colleges.

February 21, 2015
7:30 pm

Smith College
Tony Maroulis, University of Massachusetts Amherst director of community relations, invites all to a series of informal Monday morning meetings for anyone interested in the university and its relations with its neighbors.

February 23—March 9, 2015, Mondays 8:00 am-10:00 am

Various locations
Keynote speaker David Levering Lewis is a leading American scholar, a pioneer in African American history, and a cultural ambassador of broad intellectual range. 

February 23, 2015
4:00 pm

Student Union Ballroom

Straddling the worlds of both nutrition/dietetics and endurance athletics as a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist, MPH, ultra-endurance athlete, and vegan of 17 years, Matt Ruscigno brings a unique and exciting perspective to sports nutrition (and nutrition for the rest of us)!

February 23, 2015
5:00 pm

Campus Center, Basement 162-65

The Diversity Career Fair, formerly known as the ALANA Career Fair, is a great event for First Year - Senior students of all identities ( LGBTQIAGNC, Veterans, Students of Color, First Gen, Students with Disabilities and International students) from all majors to meet employers who have a commitment to diversity and who are looking to connect students with entry level career positions, Co-op and/or Internship opportunities in a friendly and professional atmosphere.

February 24, 2015
1:00 pm-5:00 pm

Student Union Ballroom

The Commonwealth Honors College Residential Community Student Programs, Residential Staff, and Faculty in Residence invite you to our Inaugural Black History Month Event.

February 24, 2015
4:30 pm-7:00 pm

Commonwealth Honors College Building, Events Hall

Estimating Sustainability Returns upon Recycling Material Wastes of Construction Projects.

February 24, 2015
5:30 pm

Integrative Learning Center, S211

Using queer theory as an analytic lens, this lecture will draw upon findings from two separate studies—one on the experiences of Black male teachers, the other on experiences of Black and Latino queer youth—to offer examples of what it means to queer Black educational discourses and practices. 

February 24, 2015
6:00 pm-7:00 pm

Campus Center, 165

Mona Lisa Is Missing, directed by Joe Medeiros is a documentary about the theft of Leonardo da Vinci's Mona Lisa from the Louvre Museum in 1911 by an unlikely thief, a humble Italian workman named Vincenzo Peruggia, who inexplicably held onto the painting for two years before he was captured.

February 24, 2015
7:00 pm-9:00 pm

Amherst Cinema Arts Center
This very special evening, arranged exclusively for UMass Amherst students, will bring experienced professionals from a wide range of employers, from major corporations to non-profit organizations, to engage and assist you with career guidance and employment opportunities in a small group setting.

February 24, 2015
7:00 pm-9:00 pm

Campus Center, 10th Floor

Looking for an opportunity to speak your truth in a creative, diverse, vibrant, and welcoming environment? Join WOCLN for an evening of spoken word performances! 

February 24, 2015
7:00 pm

New Africa House, 203

The electrifying Brazilian contemporary dance company Grupo Corpo combines the sensuality of Afro-Brazilian dance forms, the liquid swing of jazz, and the technical prowess of ballet, with energy to burn.

February 24, 2015
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Concert Hall

Proclaim your love for UMass Amherst while giving thanks to university donors!

February 25, 2015
10:00 am-3:00 pm

Campus Center

Employers attending this event have a variety of opportunities and look forward to meeting UMass students in a friendly and professional atmosphere. 

February 25, 2015
10:00 am-3:00 pm

Campus Center, Lower Level

Single Project/Event grants are due by noon today. 

February 25, 2015
12:00 pm-12:00 pm

Curry Hicks, 10

Natural resource managers often make decisions about systems that are variable across time and space.  Although variability has traditionally been viewed as an impediment to understanding responses to change, it may also be able to serve as an indicator. 

February 25, 2015
3:30 pm

Morrill Science Center, 134

Join Chef Jehangir Mehta, of acclaimed NYC restaurants, Graffiti and Metaphor, at the University Club and Restaurant for a wonderfully crafted mushroom-inspired menu.

February 25, 2015
5:00 pm

University Club

The event features Liberation Poetry by local spoken word artist and educator Anika Nailah,   student spoken word artists  and an engaging inter-disciplinary faculty/staff panel discussion regarding the history of African Diasporic activism/movements, and the impact of their efforts and sacrifices to make positive changes for people of color. 

February 25, 2015
5:30 pm-8:30 pm

Student Union, Ballroom

Students will have the opportunity to learn about available scholarships and alternative fund-raising and securing assistance in completing the Gilman Scholarship. 

February 25, 2015
6:00 pm-8:00 pm

Wilder Hall, Room 201

This interactive workshop invites participants to discuss the qualities that they believe make up a healthy relationship.

February 25, 2015
6:30 pm-8:30 pm

Malcolm X Cultural Center

Men's Basketball vs. Saint Joseph's

February 25, 2015
7:00 pm

Mullins Center

Legendary Caribbean American musical theater performer and recording artist Bert Williams (1874-1922) stars in this never-released film, its footage lost for a century.

February 25, 2015
7:30 pm

Isenberg School of Management, 137

Greg Spiridopoulos, director.

February 25, 2015
8:15 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall, Bezanson Recital Hall

Nominations are now open for the UMass Amherst Rising Researcher student award program. 

February 26—March 9, 2015

Online

Please join us for our Spring 2015 conference, “The Politics of Migration: Gender, Sexuality, and Citizenship.”

February 26—February 27, 2015 4:30 pm

Campus Center, Hadley and Marriott

An American classic, Cat serves up an explosive Southern cocktail of sex, death, and revelation in the form of its unforgettable heroine, Maggie, and her struggle for dominance on the “hot tin roof” of her marriage bed. As the embattled Pollitt clan gathers to celebrate its dying patriarch’s birthday, will Maggie emerge victorious?

February 26—February 28, 2015, Thu/Sat 7:30 pm
March 4—March 7, 2015, Wed/Thu/Fri/Sat 7:30 pm
March 7, 2015 2:00 pm
March 3, 2015 10:00 am

Rand Theater

There are many opportunities for women in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) careers and many different majors and jobs that lead to these positions.

February 26, 2015
1:00 pm-2:30 pm

Campus Center, 168

This event has been postponed.

February 26, 2015
4:30 pm

Massachusetts Center for Interdisciplinary Renaissance Studies

The talk is part of the Diversity Speaker Series in the School of Public Health and Health Sciences.

February 26, 2015
5:00 pm

Campus Center, 917

This is truly a unique event, and a wonderful opportunity to learn about work and post-graduate opportunities in the fields of Judaic Studies and Middle Eastern Studies and network with young UMass alumni.

February 26, 2015
5:00 pm-7:00 pm

Herter Hall, 301

The Seattle Alumni Network invites you to join them for a fun night of upscale bowling, pool and arcade games at Lucky Strike in Bellevue!  

February 26, 2015
5:30 pm-8:00 pm

Lucky Strike
How well do YOU know Shakespeare? The Massachusetts Center for Interdisciplinary Renaissance Studies invites Shakespeare fans of all ages to participate in an evening of Bard-related trivia, riddles, and puzzles.

February 26, 2015
7:00 pm-9:00 pm

Massachusetts Center for Interdisciplinary Renaissance Studies

The Fred Hersch Trio featuring John Hébert, bass and Eric McPherson, drums, has been called, “one of the major ensembles of our time," by Will Friedwald.

February 26, 2015
8:00 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

UMass MFA alumnus Okey Ndibe’s will read from his most recent novel, Foreign Gods, Inc. which has been called “razor sharp” by the New York Times and “unforgettable” by the Los Angeles Times.

February 26, 2015
8:00 pm

Memorial Hall

Graduate and undergraduate research awards. Application deadline February 27th.

February 27, 2015
5:00 pm

High School Big Bands, Combos & Vocal Jazz Ensembles. Clinics by UMass faculty, guest adjudicators and special guest Eddie Palmieri.

February 28, 2015
8:30 am-6:00 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

We invite emerging and current student leaders in the sexual violence prevention movement to join us to learn about trauma-informed education, effective approaches to end violence, and best practices in prevention.

February 28—March 1, 2015 10:00 am-4:00 pm

New Africa House, 203

Join Central West Justice Center, Safe Passage, NELCWIT and Amherst Regional Public Schools for an informational session on President Obama's Executive Action on Immigration and how it might apply to you and your family.

February 28, 2015
12:00 pm-3:00 pm

Amherst Regional Middle School
The Minutemen take on Brown in the second of four home games to be played at McGuirk Stadium this year.

February 28, 2015
1:00 pm

McGuirk Alumni Stadium

Men's Basketball vs.

February 28, 2015
4:00 pm

Mullins Center

This meeting event will be for students, faculty and staff volunteers to actively have term papers, quizzes, exams, journal reports etc., be part of grant $$$ opportunities.

February 28, 2015 7:00 pm-11:00 pm

Campus Center, 901

Ten-time Grammy Award winner Eddie Palmieri is renowned for his charismatic power and bold innovative drive, and a musical career that spans over 50 years as a bandleader of Salsa and Latin Jazz orchestras.

February 28, 2015
8:00 pm

Fine Arts Center Concert Hall