Month of December 2017
New Asia Cinema 2017: Fashion. The 13th annual installment of this semester-long international series explores the complexities of costume and spectacle, style and identity, creativity and subversion, and labor and consumerism.

September 6—December 6, 2017, Wednesdays 7:30 pm-10:00 pm
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November 22

Isenberg School of Management, 137 (Flavin Family Auditorium)

Bring your lunch and laptop to University Communications and we can discuss specifics around issues or questions you have about your particular needs in Drupal.

October 20, 2017 12:00 pm-1:00 pm
November 10, 2017 12:00 pm-1:00 pm
December 8, 2017 12:00 pm-1:00 pm
January 12, 2018 12:00 pm-1:00 pm
February 9, 2018 12:00 pm-1:00 pm
March 9, 2018 12:00 pm-1:00 pm

Slobody Building 3rd Floor Suite C1 large conference room (301)
In a tradition of hosting challenging exhibitions organized by student curators, the UMCA presents an exhibition of African art drawn from the collection of Charles Derby, a UMass alumnus who has been collecting since the 1970s alongside an exhibition of painted flags of Africa by the renowned African American artist Fred Wilson. 

September 27—December 10, 2017, Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri 11:00 am-4:30 pm
September 27—December 10, 2017, weekends 2:00 pm-5:00 pm
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November 11, November 23

University Museum of Contemporary Art

The UMass Amherst Libraries hosts an exhibition of photos, “¡Hola Cuba!: Travel Photography by Carol Pike.” 

September 5—December 15, 2017
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November 18—November 19, November 23, November 25

Science and Engineering Library

Enjoy great conversation with students and UMass community members over free coffee, tea and tasty snacks.

September 6, 2017 4:00 pm-5:00 pm
September 19, 2017 4:00 pm-5:00 pm
October 5, 2017 4:00 pm-5:00 pm
October 20, 2017 4:00 pm-5:00 pm
November 3, 2017 4:00 pm-5:00 pm
November 14, 2017 4:00 pm-5:00 pm
November 29, 2017 4:00 pm-5:00 pm
December 11, 2017 4:00 pm-5:00 pm

Campus Center, Blue Wall

Walk in and get tested for sexually transmitted infections and HIV. No appointment needed.

September 11, 2017 11:00 am-3:00 pm
September 27, 2017 11:50 am
October 10, 2017 11:00 am-3:00 pm
November 1, 2017 10:00 am-1:00 pm
November 14, 2017 11:00 am-3:00 pm
December 1, 2017 11:00 am-3:00 pm
December 11, 2017 2:00 pm-5:00 pm

Open to the UMass Amherst campus community. No cash payment needed. Bring your insurance ID card.

October 5—December 7, 2017, Thu/Fri
October 14, 2017, Saturdays
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October 12, November 23—November 24

Marriott Meals gives Hospitality and Tourism Management students  a competitive advantage within this experiential learning class.

September 26—December 6, 2017, Tue/Wed/Thu 11:45 am-12:30 pm
September 26—December 6, 2017, Tue/Wed 5:45 pm-6:30 pm
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October 10, October 12, November 1, November 21—November 23

Campus Center - Marriott Center, 1101

The exhibit showcases items curated from Steindl-Rast’s recent donation of correspondence, photographs, writings, audio/visual recordings, art, and publications. 

October 1—January 31, 2018

Library, W.E.B. Du Bois

Come an see a financial aid counselor to address your FAFSA concerns.

October 5—December 7, 2017, Thursdays 2:15 pm-4:15 pm
January 25—April 26, 2018, Thursdays 2:15 pm-4:15 pm
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November 23, March 15

Wilder Hall, 005

Can't make it to the regularly scheduled FAFSA help hours? Come and see a financial aid counselor to address your FAFSA concerns during our extended hours! Non-traditional students and families can come in for advising and FAFSA Help.

October 5, 2017 4:30 pm-7:30 pm
November 2, 2017 4:30 pm-7:30 pm
December 7, 2017 4:30 pm-7:30 pm
January 25, 2018 4:30 pm-7:30 pm
February 1, 2018 4:30 pm-7:30 pm
March 1, 2018 4:30 pm-7:30 pm

Wilder Hall, 005

The Department of Music and Dance presents the University Dancers, led by co-artistic directors Tom Vacanti and Leslie Frye Maietta.

November 30—December 2, 2017 7:30 pm

Totman Gym

Hockey vs. Connecticut

December 1, 2017
7:00 pm

Mullins Center

The department of music and dance presents the Euridice Baroque Ensemble, directed by Robert Eisenstein.

December 1, 2017
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

The department of music and dance presents Marimba Bands and Ensembles, under the direction of Thomas Hannum.

December 2, 2017
7:30 pm

Bowker Auditorium

The Department of Music and Dance presents "Sax & Strings," featuring Duo Montagnard: Joseph Murphy, saxophone, and Matthew Slotkin, guitar, plus the Admiral Launch Duo: Jonathan Hulting-Cohen, saxophone, and Jennifer Ellis, harp.

December 3, 2017
4:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

William Spriggs, professor in, and former chair of, the department of economics at Howard University and chief economist to the AFL-CIO, presents "All of Us or None of Us."

December 4, 2017
4:00 pm

Gordon Hall, 3rd Floor Conference Room

The Department of Music and Dance presents the UMass Wind Ensemble and UMass Concert Band in "Of Hard and Soft Edges", directed by Matthew Westgate and Timothy T. Anderson.

December 4, 2017
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Concert Hall

Join us for the last International Scholars Forum of the semester to discuss the peculiarities of the American grading system and share strategies for surviving the end of the semester!

December 5, 2017
1:00 pm-2:30 pm

Goodell Hall, 301 Conference Room

Peggi Clouston, associate professor in the department of environmental conservation, will talk about the innovative structural use of wood in the Design Building and the driving forces behind it.

December 5, 2017
4:00 pm

Hasbrouck Hall, 107

The Department of Music and Dance presents the UMass Percussion Ensemble and UMass Symphony Band, directed by Ayano Kataoka and Matthew Westgate.

December 6, 2017
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Concert Hall

The Department of Music and Dance presents Jazz Ensemble I under the direction of Jeffrey W. Holmes, performing new student and faculty works plus seasonal favorites.

December 7, 2017
7:30 pm

Bowker Auditorium

Matthew Zapruder is the author of four collections of poetry, most recently Come On All You Ghosts, a New York Times Notable Book of the Year, Sun Bear, Copper Canyon 2014, and Why Poetry, a book of prose, from Ecco Press in August 2017.

December 7, 2017
8:00 pm

Memorial Hall

Join us for a free screening of The Hitman's Bodyguard! Popcorn and refreshments will be provided!

December 8, 2017 8:00 pm-10:00 pm
December 10, 2017 8:00 pm-10:00 pm

Student Union, Cape Cod Lounge

The Department of Music and Dance presents "Holiday Card to Amherst", featuring the UMass Chamber Choir, Chorale, Women's & Recital Choirs, conducted by Tony Thornton and Stephen A. Paparo.

December 9, 2017
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Concert Hall

The Department of Music and Dance presents the Vocal Jazz Ensemble, directed by Catherine Jensen-Hole.

December 10, 2017
2:00 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

The Department of Music and Dance presents the UMass Amherst Symphony Orchestra, directed by Morihiko Nakahara and featuring Joshua Michal, horn soloist.

December 11, 2017
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Concert Hall

The Department of Music and Dance presents the Chapel Jazz and Jazz Lab Ensembles, directed by Thomas Giampietro, Dann Friedman and Zack Bartolomei.

December 12, 2017
7:30 pm

Bowker Auditorium