March 2, 2017
Hong Yu presents on developing NoteAid, a multi-component, natural language processing (NLP) system that translates medical jargon into lay terms and provides definitions and links to related educational material from trusted resources. 

March 2, 2017
12:00 pm

Skinner Hall, 101

The high prevalence of pediatric obesity is setting children on a trajectory that includes health disparities throughout life.  Maureen Black will address the evidence from systems-level interventions conducted among child care centers in promoting healthy habits and preventing obesity among young children.

March 2, 2017
1:00 pm-2:30 pm

Commonwealth Honors College Building, 160 East

Valerie Young, internationally-known expert and author on impostor syndrome, will lead an interactive workshop on how to mitigate [your own] impostor feelings in yourself or others, recognize and address it in the classroom, and work to positively affect changes in academic culture that can fuel self-doubt in students and faculty. 

March 2, 2017
2:30 pm-4:00 pm

All Campus

 Patricia Strach, associate professor, department of political science and public administration and policy at the University at Albany, presents her talk titled “The Garbage Problem: Corruption, Capacity and Access in Four American Cities, 1880-1910.” 

March 2, 2017
3:00 pm

Integrative Learning Center, N400

 Find out from four experts what the future holds for U.S.-Philippine relations as the panel tackles the issues of the dispute over the Spratly Islands in the South China Sea, the Muslim wars and insurgency in southern Philippines, the “extrajudicial killings” and the strained U.S.-Philippine relations under the Duterte government.

March 2, 2017
4:00 pm-6:00 pm

Herter Hall, 601

In this lecture, Miriam Ticktin, associate professor of Anthropology and Co-Director of Zolberg Institute for Migration and Mobility, The New School, is concerned by the ways in which border walls and zones come not simply to defend (i.e. certain territories), but to define  -- that is, to shape or alter categories of natural and human kinds. 

March 2, 2017
4:00 pm

Integrative Learning Center, 3rd Floor Communication Hub

The focus of this workshop is reflective writing, group discussion and practical steps to support career exploration. The group is led by contemplative career coach and mindfulness teacher Jennifer Earls, M.Ed., Dance with Life Consulting. 

March 2, 2017
7:00 pm-8:30 pm

Library, W.E.B. Du Bois, 2601

Center for Women and Community is pleased to be a co-sponsor for performance poet Sonya Renee Taylor whose work focuses on body positivity and self-love.

March 2, 2017
7:30 pm

Hooker Auditorium on the Mount Holyoke College campus
The exhibit examines the history of Quakers and Quakerism in New England drawing upon the extraordinary records of the New England Yearly Meeting of the Society of Friends.

January 23—August 18, 2017, Mon/Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri/Sat
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July 4

Library, W.E.B. Du Bois, Lower Level, Floor 25

Help UMass and your residence hall out-green the competition by participating in the 2017 RecycleMania competition.

January 23—April 1, 2017

All Campus

The UMass Amherst Libraries host “Color Woodblock Prints,” an exhibition by Linda Mahoney ’79.

January 23—April 27, 2017, Mon/Tue/Wed/Thu 8:00 am-11:00 pm
January 27—April 28, 2017, Fridays 8:00 am-5:00 pm
January 28—April 22, 2017, Saturdays 9:00 am-5:00 pm
January 29—April 23, 2017, Sundays 1:00 pm-11:00 pm
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March 11—March 12, March 18—March 19

Science and Engineering Library, Second Floor

Volunteer, Internship and Work-study positions are available for 5-college students, staff and Hampshire County community members.  Make a difference in your community and receive professional training. Application priority deadline is March 24, 2017. Apply Online: http://www.umass.edu/cwc/take-action/join-our-staff

January 26—March 24, 2017

“Emancipating the Past: Kara Walker's Tale of Slavery and Power” from the Collections of Jordan D. Schnitzer and the Jordan Schnitzer Family Foundation.

February 2—April 30, 2017, Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri 11:00 am-4:30 pm
February 2—April 30, 2017, weekends 2:00 pm-5:00 pm
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March 11—March 20

Fine Arts Center

A drop-in group for students of color facilitated by Michelle Youngblood of CMASS and Linda Scott, CCPH.

February 2—May 4, 2017, Thursdays 4:00 pm-5:30 pm
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March 11—March 18, Thursdays

CMASS Wilder hall 102 and various sites listed on flyer
 

February 9—March 10, 2017, Wed/Thu/Fri 1:00 pm-5:00 pm
February 13—March 7, 2017, Mon/Tue 1:00 pm-5:00 pm
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February 20

Augusta Savage Gallery

First-Years and Seniors: Have a chance to win one of 175 prizes by completing the National Survey of Student Engagement.

February 13—March 7, 2017

Online

Groundbreaking at the time of its premiere, yet condemned for its portrayal of a “vicious, heartless, cowardly, unmoral, mischief-making vixen,” Ibsen’s Hedda Gabler has since come to be regarded as one of the most dimensional character portraits in theatrical history.

February 22, 2017 7:30 pm
February 24—February 25, 2017 7:30 pm
March 1—March 4, 2017 7:30 pm
March 4, 2017 2:00 pm

Rand Theater

Using textile techniques such as knitting, weaving, and embroidery, Jenine Shereos explores a dialog with the natural world in which threads interact with the landscape or the architecture surrounding it.

February 26—March 27, 2017, Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri 1:00 pm-6:00 pm
February 26—March 27, 2017, Sundays 2:00 pm-5:00 pm
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March 12—March 19

Hampden Gallery

Artist Statement:  The works on paper in this exhibition represent my desire and hope for a place called “home.”

February 26—March 27, 2017, Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri 1:00 pm-6:00 pm
February 26—March 27, 2017, Sundays 2:00 pm-5:00 pm
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March 12—March 19

Hampden Gallery

This event is at capacity. Throughout the month of March, submit your resume for review and personalized feedback.

March 1—March 31, 2017

Online

Help current and future alumni land their dream job by participating in our job posting blitz.

March 1—March 31, 2017

Online

Represent UMass Amherst to new and returning students during move-in.

March 1—April 7, 2017

Online

Alumna Kim Carlino exhibits recent works in a show titled "The Primary Line."

March 1—March 28, 2017, weekdays 11:00 am-4:00 pm
March 1—March 28, 2017, Sundays 1:00 pm-4:00 pm
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March 1, March 12—March 19

Herter Art Gallery