Month of March 2015
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

Hospitality & Tourism Management students deliver first-class dining experiences 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 3—March 5, April 22

Campus Center, Marriott Center for Hospitality Management

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

Welcoming string players to our chamber orchestras: Opus 4, Junior participants; Opus 3, Intermediate; Opus 2, Senior & Parents/Teachers.

March 1, 2015
9:00 am-3:00 pm

Fine Arts Center, Music Wing

Tennis vs. Fordham

March 1, 2015
12:30 pm

Mullins Tennis Courts

Come support your Minutewomen at their last home game of the season.

March 1, 2015
2:00 pm

Mullins Center

The Massachusetts  Center for Interdisciplinary Renaissance Studies presents its second First Sunday Concert of the spring 2015 semester! We will welcome Ensemble Musica Humana, who will perform a repertoire of Praetorius, Musae Sioniae, and instrumental Terpsichore dances .

March 1, 2015
2:00 pm-4:00 pm

Massachusetts Center for Interdisciplinary Renaissance Studies

Celebrating the 90th birthday of UMass composer Charles Bestor and the 45th anniversary of Olevsky's Amherst debut.

March 1, 2015
4:00 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

With James Shetler, conductor, Matthew Westgate, director of wind studiesand Kathryn Salfelder, composer-in-residence.

March 2, 2015
8:00 pm

Fine Arts Center Concert Hall, Concert Hall

The Massachusetts Center for Interdisciplinary Renaissance Studies kicks off a new semester of Renaissance Wednesday Lectures with Else Hambleton of The Amherst Historical Society.

March 4, 2015
4:00 pm-5:00 pm

Massachusetts Center for Interdisciplinary Renaissance Studies

Men's Basketball vs. Richmond

March 4, 2015
7:30 pm

Mullins Center

Regional Inequality: Defining & Measuring Economic Development, presented by Maryann Feldman, Heninger Distinguished Professor in the Department of Public Policy at the University of North Carolina. Part of the Social Science Matters Series.

March 5, 2015
4:00 pm

Hills North, 105

Symposium includes Jennifer Leeman (Associate Professor of Spanish Linguistics, George Mason University); Nelson Flores (Assistant Professor of Educational Linguistics, University of Pennsylvania); and José Del Valle (Professor of Hispanic and Luso-Brazilian Literatures and Languages, City University of New York). 

March 6, 2015
9:00 am-3:00 pm

Student Union, Cape Cod Lounge

The afternoon will showcase the artistic talents of various graduate students in the 2015 Speech Language Pathology Master's degree program, as they raise awareness of stroke and aphasia (a language disorder which occurs most often following a stroke) to the local Amherst community. 

March 7, 2015
1:30 pm

First Baptist Church
In collaboration with the Haitian American Student Association, Latinos Unidos will be hosting their annual cultural night.

March 7, 2015
6:00 pm-2:00 am

Student Union, Ballroom

Tennis vs. Saint Louis

March 8, 2015
12:30 pm

Track & Field Complex

The Chieftains make Irish music their own with a style that is as exhilarating as it is definitive, never afraid to shock purists and push boundaries.

March 8, 2015
7:00 pm

Fine Arts Center Concert Hall

Gail Sullivan, architect and founder of Studio G Architects, will be talking about designing people-centered, sustainable buildings and urban places that promote progressive social change. 

March 10, 2015
5:30 pm

Integrative Learning Center, S211

The Massachusetts Center for Interdisciplinary Renaissance Studies presents a Renaissance Wednesday Lecture by Susan Whitbourne, Professor of Psychology at UMass Amherst.

March 11, 2015
4:00 pm-5:00 pm

Massachusetts Center for Interdisciplinary Renaissance Studies

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

March 11, 2015
7:00 pm-9:00 pm

Land Ho!
"Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Discrimination: Revisiting Sex Discrimination Law," presented by Chai Feldblum, Commissioner of the U.S., part of the Social Science Matters series.

March 12, 2015
4:00 pm

Goodell Hall, Bernie Dallas

The breakfast features syrup tapped from the Center’s own maple trees (a tradition begun by Janet Dakin) and donated by local sugarer Robert McIntyre.

March 14, 2015
8:00 am-12:00 pm

Massachusetts Center for Interdisciplinary Renaissance Studies

When Big is Too Big: Do the Financial System’s Social Benefits Justify Its Size?

March 24, 2015
4:00 pm

Goodell Hall, Bernie Dallas Room

Tuesday, March 24th at 4:00pm The Massachusetts Center for Interdisciplinary Renaissance Studies is proud to welcome Robert Eisenstein, director of the Five College Early Music Program and co-founder of The Folger Consort, as its Celebrity Lecturer for 2015.

March 24, 2015
4:00 pm-5:00 pm

Massachusetts Center for Interdisciplinary Renaissance Studies

Thomas Leslie will be the guest lecture. He is the Pickard Chilton Professor in Architecture and the Director of Graduate Education for the Department of Architecture at Iowa State University.

March 24, 2015
5:30 pm

Integrative Learning Center, S211

The Sexual Minorities Educational Foundation, Inc. continues and expands the work of the Sexual Minorities Archives to collect, preserve, protect, and make accessible the literature, history, and art of all sexual minorities of all races and ethnicities.

March 25, 2015
11:15 am-12:45 pm

Campus Center, 168C

Mini grant applications are due by NOON today. 

March 25, 2015
12:00 pm

Curry Hicks, 10

Now in its second year, the UMass New Play Lab exists to develop exceptional new plays in collaboration with visionary playwrights.

March 25—April 3, 2015, Wed/Thu/Fri 7:30 pm
March 28—April 4, 2015, Saturdays 2:00 pm

Curtain Theater

The Massachusetts Center for Interdisciplinary Renaissance Studies welcomes Sheila Fisher, Professor of English at Trinity College.

March 25, 2015
4:00 pm-5:00 pm

Massachusetts Center for Interdisciplinary Renaissance Studies

The troupe of more than 20 Kung Fu masters performs a dazzling theatrical martial arts display of precision and grace that’s fun for the whole family.

March 26, 2015
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Concert Hall

Tennis vs. Albany

March 28, 2015

Mullins Tennis Courts

The Massachusetts Center for Interdisciplinary Renaissance Studies presents a conference on Galileo.

March 28, 2015
9:00 am-4:00 pm

Massachusetts Center for Interdisciplinary Renaissance Studies

Conducting the orchestra from his piano, Jeremy Denk leads the celebrated Academy of St Martin in the Fields, playing works by Bach, Dvořák and others

March 28, 2015
8:00 pm

Fine Arts Center Concert Hall

When you walk in the Out of the Darkness Campus Walks, you join the effort with thousands of people to raise awareness and funds that allow the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention to invest in new research, create educational programs, advocate for public policy, and support survivors of suicide loss. 

March 29, 2015
9:00 am-2:00 pm

All Campus

The College of Nursing invites you to Health Is a Human Right: A Call to Action, a one-day symposium providing an opportunity to engage with local and global practitioners of social justice, health and health care.

March 30, 2015
8:30 am-5:00 pm

Campus Center, Amherst