Month of March 2017
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
This event does NOT occur on:
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
This event does NOT occur on:
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

Weekly 30-minute mindfulness practice followed by sharing of resources, action-based opportunities, and ideas.

January 30—May 8, 2017, Mondays 3:00 pm-3:45 pm

Library, W.E.B. Du Bois, 1638

The Zube Lecture Series, named for former department head of Landscape Architecture and Regional Planning Ervin Zube, continues to enrich our community with the thoughts and works of local, national and international academic and professional leaders.

February 2—April 20, 2017, Thursdays 4:00 pm-5:00 pm
March 31, 2017 4:00 pm-5:00 pm
April 12, 2017 4:00 pm-5:00 pm
This event does NOT occur on:
February 9, March 2—March 22, Thursdays

Design Building, 170

The College of Humanities and Fine Arts invites students of all class years and majors to participate in an experiential career series that will provide hands on tools and experience that will help them to succeed in searching and interviewing for jobs and internships.

February 1—March 1, 2017, Wednesdays 6:30 pm-8:15 pm

Goodell Hall, 5th Floor Main Lounge
“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
This event does NOT occur on:
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
The Humanities and Fine Arts Student Leadership Board plan field trips and events, and does fun activities.

February 6—April 24, 2017, Mondays 8:00 pm-9:00 pm
This event does NOT occur on:
March 13

South College, E470

Learn about keeping yourself, your friends, family, pets, and the community safe with the UMass Medical Reserve Corps (MRC). 

February 7—April 18, 2017, Tuesdays
May 3, 2017
April 6, 2017, Thursdays
This event does NOT occur on:
March 14—March 21

Skinner Hall, 12

The Marriott Meals is a core course within the HTM program in which students have the opportunity to manage the restaurant with a team of student employees. Students deliver first-class dining experiences to guests for lunches and dinners. All of the menu items served are made fresh-to-order.

February 7—May 2, 2017, Tue/Wed/Thu 11:45 am-12:30 pm
February 7—May 2, 2017, Tue/Wed 5:45 pm-6:30 pm
This event does NOT occur on:
February 28, March 1—March 2, March 14—March 16, April 18

Campus Center - Marriott Center, 1101

 

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
This event does NOT occur on:
February 20

Augusta Savage Gallery

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.

February 10, 2017 12:00 pm-1:00 pm
March 10, 2017 12:00 pm-1:00 pm
April 14, 2017 12:00 pm-1:00 pm
May 12, 2017 11:00 am-12:00 pm
June 9, 2017 12:00 pm-1:00 pm
July 14, 2017 12:00 pm-1:00 pm
August 11, 2017 12:00 pm-1:00 pm
September 8, 2017 12:00 pm-1:00 pm
October 13, 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

Slobody Building 3rd Floor Suite C1 large conference room (301)
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
This event does NOT occur on:
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
This event does NOT occur on:
March 12—March 19

Hampden Gallery

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

March 1—April 7, 2017

Online

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

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
This event does NOT occur on:
March 1, March 12—March 19

Herter Art Gallery

Join MaryBeth Kimball, Director of New Business Development & Recruitment for Professional Programs, for an overview of Isenberg's Online MBA admissions process, curriculum overview, and student experience.

March 1, 2017
12:00 pm-1:00 pm

Online

A Live webinar for faculty is presented by the Disciplinary Association Network for Sustainability. Learn to access expert guidance and curricular materials to engage your students in current and future solutions. This webinar is applicable to any course, in any discipline; discussion to follow.

March 1, 2017
12:30 pm-1:30 pm

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

This presentation examines common sense ideas of modernity in Ghanaian popular culture.

March 1, 2017
12:30 pm-2:00 pm

Campus Center - Marriott Center, 804-08

Gretchen Hansen of the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources and Jordan Read of the USGS will speak about “Climate change impacts on lake thermal habitat.” This talk is part of “Engaging Stakeholders in Climate Adaptation,” a webinar series presented by the Northeast Climate Science Center. 

March 1, 2017
3:30 pm

Morrill Science Center, 134

Wondering what you can do with a Sociology major? Join five of our recent Sociology graduates for some ideas, perspective, and advice! This is an excellent networking opportunity, and the format will be a panel discussion followed by a Q&A. Refreshments will be served. 

March 1, 2017
4:00 pm

Student Union, Cape Cod Lounge

Studying abroad is an incredible opportunity to see the world, experience new cultures and broaden your perspectives while staying inline with your degree. IPO at UMass Amherst offers over 450 study abroad programs all around. Come and learn how you can study abroad during your time at UMass.  

March 1, 2017
4:00 pm-6:00 pm

Student Union Ballroom

Join Agustin Lao-Montes (UMass), Oscar Fernandez (University of Havana), Anamary Maqueira (UMass) and Jorge Quesada (UMass) as they debate Cuban Reforms.

March 1, 2017
4:30 pm-6:30 pm

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

Talia Mae Bettcher speaks on "The Phenomenology of Illusion: On Gender Transitions and Existential Identity."

March 1, 2017
5:00 pm

Campus Center, 162-175

Join MaryBeth Kimball, Director of New Business Development and Recruitment for Professional Programs at the Boston Campus, for an in-person event to learn more about the Isenberg MBA.

March 1, 2017
6:00 pm-7:00 pm

The University of Massachusetts Club
 The 24th annual Massachusetts Multicultural Film Festival presents its spring season.

March 1—April 19, 2017, Wednesdays 7:30 pm-10:00 pm
April 4, 2017 6:30 pm-10:00 pm
This event does NOT occur on:
March 15

Isenberg School of Management, 137

Come support your Minutemen as they take on Richmond at the Mullins Center.

March 1, 2017
7:00 pm

Mullins Center

The Department of Music and Dance presents a Brass Chamber Music concert, coordinated by Greg Spiridopoulos.

March 1, 2017
8:15 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

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 goal of the conference is to explore the possible intersections (and divergences) regarding cultural, political, and theoretical interventions by different minorities into German public and political discourses on memory, racism, citizenship, immigration and history. 

March 3—March 5, 2017 10:00 am

All Campus

In this talk, Auditor Suzanne Bump will discuss recent reports released by her office on cybersecurity, water infrastructure and global warming. 

March 3, 2017
2:00 pm-3:00 pm

Life Science Laboratories, S340

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

March 3, 2017
4:00 pm-5:00 pm

Campus Center, Blue Wall

Come to La peña de UMass to find community and build resistance creatively.nce.

March 3, 2017
4:00 pm-6:00 pm

Herter Hall, 601

Join fellow architecture and design alumni and friends in celebrating our new home, the Design Building.

March 3, 2017
5:00 pm

Design Building
Que desagradable explores wrong-doingness as an impolite meeting point between the four artists in this exhibition. Taking direction from Giorgio Adorno's Minima Moralia (1944), the show asks the viewer to recognize everyday beauty as a lie. In the context of the horror of our socio-political moment, where the world is​ unraveling from its constitutional seems, the only ​​beauty ​that we might catch is the admittance of that which is frighteningly not beautiful at all. 

March 3, 2017
6:00 pm-8:00 pm

UMass NYPOP
Get ready for Spring Break with some Tumbler decorating, another screening of “Moana,” pizza and much more.

March 3, 2017
6:30 pm

Student Union, Earthfoods Cafe

"What's Eating Katie?" is a musical written by Dina Zeckhausen, founder of the Eating Disorders Information Network, with composer Bryan Mercer.

March 3, 2017 7:00 pm-9:00 pm
March 4, 2017 7:00 pm-9:00 pm

Bowker Auditorium

The Department of Music and Dance present the UMass Flute Ensemble, directed by Cobus du Toit.

March 4, 2017

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

The Women of Color Leadership Network invites students at UMass and the Five College community to experience Body Politics and the power of storytelling through a weekend workshop.

March 4—March 5, 2017 9:30 am-5:00 pm

New Africa House, 203

Come learn how to properly prune your fruit trees.  Participants will have the opportunity to conduct actual pruning and gain both experience and confidence in pruning apple trees in order to produce a bountiful crop.

March 4, 2017
10:00 am-1:00 pm

Dowse Orchards
Mike Posner, Jeremiah, and Flo Rida perform at Mullins Live!  This event is free and open only to UMass Amherst students, faculty and staff. 

March 4, 2017
12:00 pm-4:00 pm

Mullins Center

The Department of Music and Dance presents the Recital Choir, conducted by Eric Berthiaume (graduate recital).

March 4, 2017
4:00 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

Women's Lacrosse vs. Connecticut

March 5, 2017
1:00 pm

Garber Field

Zoe Vandermeer will perform a program titled “Sweeter than Roses, the Music of 17th Century England.” 

March 5, 2017
2:00 pm

Massachusetts Center for Interdisciplinary Renaissance Studies

The Department of Music and Dance presents the Wind Ensemble, conducted by David Morris (Graduate Recital) and coordinated by Matthew Westgate, Director of Wind Studies.

March 5, 2017
4:00 pm

Fine Arts Center Concert Hall

The OGJB Quartet is an all-star ensemble: Oliver Lake, sax; Graham Haynes, cornet; Joe Fonda, bass;and Barry Altschul, drums. A rare chance to hear these world-class improvisers for free.

March 5, 2017
7:00 pm

Buckley Recital Hall, Arms Music Center, Amherst College
Last day for graduate students to drop classes with a record of "DR."

March 6, 2017

The School of Public Policy (SPP) will kick off its Spring 2017 Faculty Colloquium series with a talk by Meredith Rolfe, associate professor of political science.

March 6, 2017
12:15 pm-1:15 pm

Thompson Hall, 620

Learn about the state of debate on climate policy in Massachusetts and where we go from here.

March 6, 2017
4:00 pm-6:00 pm

Gordon Hall, 3rd Floor Conference Room

The Department of Music and Dance presents a Symphony Band Performance: “Ceremonies,” conducted by Matthew Westgate.

March 6, 2017
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Concert Hall

Join the HFA Student Leadership Board for snacks, activities and fun.

March 6, 2017
8:00 pm-9:00 pm

South College, e-470

This 3-hour reading series explores the represnetation of the black body in literature by writers from the Global South.

March 7, 2017 3:00 pm-6:00 pm

Berkshire Dining Commons, Malcolm X Cultural Center

Que desagradable explores wrong-doingness as an impolite meeting point between the four artists in this exhibition.

March 7—March 31, 2017, Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri 10:00 am-6:00 pm

UMass NYPOP
The University Women's Network (UWN) is presenting “Safety on Campus.” 

March 7, 2017
12:00 pm-1:00 pm

Campus Center, Hadley

Join alumni and friends on a private party deck at the brand new Ballpark of the Palm Beaches to watch the Red Sox take on the Nationals.

March 7, 2017
12:35 pm

The Ballpark of the Palm Beaches
Join us and those across the globe, nation and local community in celebration of women's achievements for International Women's Day.

March 7, 2017
4:00 pm-6:00 pm

New Africa House, 203

Karma Chávez, will present on the election of President Trump as it relates to undocumented immigrant students.

March 7, 2017
4:00 pm

Integrative Learning Center, 3rd Floor Communication Hub

Alexander Schreyer will present Adventures in 3D Printing, discuss questions surrounding it and explain how everyone can use it. 

March 7, 2017
4:00 pm

Hasbrouck Hall, 138

Sigma Stacks is Sigma Kappa's annual philanthropy event that supports the Ultra Violet Campaign.

March 7, 2017
6:00 pm-9:00 pm

Newman Center, Cafe

To kick off Patagonia's Worn Wear College Tour at UMass Amherst, we will be screening “The True Cost,” a documentary film about about the clothes we wear, the people who make them and the impact the industry is having on our world.

March 7, 2017
7:00 pm

Integrative Learning Center, S211

Open Call for Art Submissions for exhibit to be held during the week of April 3. Deadline for submissions is March 14 at 5 p.m.

March 8—March 14, 2017

Online

Last day for undergraduate, Stockbridge and Continuing Education students to drop a class with a record of "W" and to select the pass/fail option.

March 8, 2017

Patagonia's Worn Wear College Tour will be traveling to college campuses around the country and tell the story of the Student-Led Zero Waste Movement, highlighting campuses that are leaders in sustainability and zero-waste initiatives.

March 8, 2017
10:00 am-5:00 pm

Student Union Ballroom

The Stonewall Center and University Health Services sponsor rapid HIV and sexually transmitted infection (gonorrhea and chlamydia) testing on campus during the school year for UMass students.

March 8, 2017
10:00 am-1:00 pm

University Health Services (UHS), Ground Floor

This session will cover FAQ's about the admissions process, curriculum overview and student experience.

March 8, 2017
12:00 pm-1:00 pm

Online

Alex Bryan of the USGS and the NE CSC will talk about “A Sticky Situation: When Maple Syrup Producers Receive Conflicting Guidance from Different Climate Models.”

March 8, 2017
3:30 pm

Morrill Science Center, 134

Adam Hall of UMass Amherst will be presenting a Renaissance Wednesday Lecture titled “Othello as a Guide to the Perplexed.”

March 8, 2017
4:00 pm

Massachusetts Center for Interdisciplinary Renaissance Studies

Speakers will discuss foreign policy under the Trump administration. 

March 8, 2017
4:30 pm

Goodell Hall, Bernie Dallas Room

UMass President Marty Meehan and UMass Amherst Chancellor Kumble Subbaswamy invite the University of Massachusetts community to attend an event to honor Justice David A. Lowy '83 as we celebrate his recent appointment to the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court.

March 8, 2017
5:30 pm

The University of Massachusetts Club
Join MaryBeth Kimball, Director of New Business Development and Recruitment for Professional Programs at the Shrewsbury Campus for an in-person event.

March 8, 2017
6:00 pm-7:00 pm

UMass Collaborative Facilities
The Department of Music and Dance, in association with the Interdepartmental Program in Film Studies and the Massachusetts Multicultural Film Festival, presents the UMass Amherst Symphony Orchestra performance of  “Decasia,” conducted by Ng Tian Hui.

March 8, 2017
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Concert Hall

Rick Ridgeway, Adam Werbach and Scott Briscoe present their talk titled “What to Do, How to Live: Personal Activism for a Threatened Planet,” as a part of Patagonia's Worn Wear College Tour stop at UMass Amherst.

March 8, 2017
7:30 pm-9:00 pm

Student Union Ballroom

The Conversation is an independent source for informed commentary and analysis, written by the academic and research community and edited by journalists for the general public. Our session will address why academics should write for the general public, how academics can learn to pitch to media outlets, and the benefits of reaching a wide audience through our model. This event is sponsored by the Public Engagement Project.

March 9, 2017
12:00 pm-1:00 pm

Campus Center, Hadley Room

Bryan Harvey, associate chancellor and chief planning officer, will make a presentation on “Demographics of College Age Population.”

March 9, 2017
3:30 pm

Herter Hall, 227

Join Chancellor Subbaswamy and local alumni for a reception at The Inn on Fifth before meeting fellow alumni and friends next door at the Sugden Community Theater for a performance of My Fair Lady presented by The Naples Players.

March 9, 2017
5:30 pm

Inn on Fifth Terrace
The Department of Music and Dance presents the 36th Annual Jazz Showcase Concert, coordinated by Jeffrey W. Holmes.

March 9, 2017
7:30 pm

Bowker Auditorium

The Visiting Writers Series presents emerging and established writers of poetry, fiction and non-fiction.

March 9, 2017
8:00 pm

Memorial Hall, Memorial Hall

Wes Autio will present a hands-on workshop on ‘bench grafting’ and ‘cleft grafting’ of apple trees.  Other grafting techniques will be discussed.  

March 11, 2017
9:00 am-3:00 pm

UMass Cold Spring Orchard
Put on your St. Patrick's Day green and join Chancellor Kumble Subbaswamy and local alumni for a UMass Amherst Reception in Naples at the St. Patrick's Day parade.

March 11, 2017
11:00 pm

Inn on 5th
UHS will be closed Tuesday, March 14, 2017 due to inclement weather. Otherwise, spring break hours remain in effect until Saturday, March 19, 2017.

March 12—March 18, 2017

University Health Services (UHS)

Spring recess begins.

March 12, 2017

Join alumni and friends for a tasty BBQ and great baseball at Jet Blue Park; an incredible replica of Fenway Park on a smaller scale.

March 14, 2017
11:00 am

Jet Blue Park at Fenway South
Shawana Hudson will be speaking on her current NIH funded study “Extended Cancer Education for Longer-term Survivors (EXCELS) in Primary Care.”

March 14, 2017
12:00 pm-1:00 pm

Skinner Hall, 101

Men's Lacrosse vs. UMass Lowell

March 15, 2017
4:00 pm

Garber Field

Current UMass undergraduate students are connected with passionate, seasoned, successful UMass alumni.

March 16, 2017
4:00 pm-6:00 pm

City Year Boston Headquart4ers
Adam Hall of UMass Amherst will teach a class that will explore some of the central ideas of Renaissance Humanism and will include reading “Romeo and Juliet” as a class in depth.

March 16—May 4, 2017, Thursdays 7:00 pm-9:00 pm

Massachusetts Center for Interdisciplinary Renaissance Studies

Come learn the basics for pruning blueberries for your home landscape.  Participants will get some hands-on pruning lessons.

March 18, 2017
10:00 am-12:00 pm

Nicewicz Family Farm
WWE is making its Amherst debut at Mullins Center this March with WWE LIVE ROAD TO WRESTLEMANIA! Experience the live action thrill up close and in person as WWE makes one of its final stops in Amherst before Wrestlemania 33.

March 19, 2017
7:00 pm

Mullins Center

Classes resume after spring recess.

March 20, 2017

The Dinner On Us parent-to-parent roundtable offers campus and Amherst Family Center families with young children the opportunity to learn more about themselves while acquiring new approaches to raising children.

March 20, 2017
5:30 pm-7:30 pm

Student Union, Earth Foods/a.k.a. Commonwealth Room

This event is being postponed until the fall.

March 20, 2017
5:30 pm-7:30 pm

The University of Massachusetts Club
This event is sold out. Bring your family and friends to join the Greater Boston Alumni Network to cheer on the Boston Celtics as they take on the Washington Wizards at TD Garden.

March 20, 2017
6:00 pm-12:00 am

The Point
Jeremy Eichler presents his talk titled “Sounding the Inexpressible: Arnold Schoenberg and the Birth of Postwar Musical Memory.”

March 21, 2017
1:00 pm-2:30 pm

Institute for Holocaust, Genocide, and Memory Studies

Jon Woodruff, associate professor, Department of Geosciences, presents his talk titled “Depositional Evidence of Severe Typhoons and Tsunamis from Kyushu and Shikoku, Japan.”

March 21, 2017
4:00 pm

Hasbrouck Hall, 138

The Department of Music and Dance presents a Faculty Concert featuring Edward Arron, cello, with guest Jeewon Park, piano.

March 21, 2017
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

This program will benefit participants interested in learning more about Islam and Islamophobia while highlighting what we can do to confront challenges we face in the months and years ahead.

March 22, 2017
12:00 pm-1:30 pm

Student Union, Cape Cod Lounge

The late artist and Holyoke resident Edward Kwiatkowski was born with cerebral palsy and had only a 6th grade level education.

March 22—April 28, 2017, Wed/Thu/Fri 1:00 pm-5:30 pm
March 27—April 25, 2017, Mon/Tue 1:00 pm-7:00 pm
This event does NOT occur on:
April 17

Augusta Savage Gallery

The Community, Climate, and Social Justice Committee presents a free screening followed by a panel-led discussion of “She’s Beautiful When She’s Angry,” the feminist revolution that shaped our world today.

March 22, 2017
1:25 pm

Integrative Learning Center, S350

Markus Huss, from Södertörn University in Stockholm and Fulbright-Hildeman Fellow in Scandinavian Studies, will give a public lecture on the Swedish self-image in light of recent developments, especially the refugee situation after 2015.

March 22, 2017
4:00 pm

Herter Hall, 301

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

March 22, 2017
4:00 pm-5:00 pm

Campus Center, Blue Wall

David Gruender of the Boston Symphony Orchestra will be presenting a Renaissance Wednesday Lecture titled “Music Printing in Elizabethan England: Madrigals and Ayres from Thomas Tallis and William Byrd to Thomas Morley.”

March 22, 2017
4:00 pm

The Massachusetts Center for Interdisciplinary Renaissance Studies
The Interdisciplinary Studies Institute (ISI) is delighted to welcome Daniel Kanstroom as our distinguished Resident for 2016-17.  Professor Kanstroom will deliver a public lecture entitled ‘Global Deportation: The Rise of a Dangerous New Phenomenon.’

March 22, 2017
4:30 pm-6:00 pm

Old Chapel, Great Hall

"Poetic Operations: Creative Strategies for Resisting Fascism in the US," is the topic to be addressed by micha cárdenas of the University of Washington Bothell.

March 22, 2017
5:00 pm

Campus Center, 165-169

A debate hosted by the University Union, student run debate club.

March 22, 2017
7:00 pm-8:30 pm

Bowker Auditorium

Producer Tommy Reid’s passion for mafia movies led to his interest in telling the life story of Danny Greene, a figure only marginally examined in the history of organized crime in America.

March 22, 2017
7:30 pm

Isenberg School of Management, 137

This event provides an opportunity to look for employment, network, ask questions and make connections for practica, internships and career opportunities.

March 23, 2017
9:00 am-9:00 pm

Campus Center Auditorium

Celebrate an exhibition of digital prints, lithographs, and mixed-media maquettes by the Brooklyn-based artist Caitlin Cherry.

March 23—April 30, 2017, Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri 11:00 am-4:30 pm
March 23—April 30, 2017, weekends 2:00 pm-5:00 pm

University Museum of Contemporary Art

Both the environment and journalism face new challenges under the Trump Administration.  Panelists will share how they developed careers covering this important beat.

March 23, 2017
4:00 pm

Integrative Learning Center, Howard M. Ziff Gallery, S414

Unfortunately, due to unforeseen circumstances, The 11th Annual Writer in Residence Lecture featuring Allyson Hobbs has been cancelled. We apologize for any inconvenience. In this talk, Hobbs argues that the national fraternity of American motorists excluded African Americans during the early to mid-20th century despite the ostensibly democratic nature of the “open road.” Providing a textured account of the emotional lives of black drivers including the sense of pride, the seduction, and the exhilaration that owning a car offered, this talk also considers the fears and anxieties that arose once African Americans motorists got behind the wheel.

March 23, 2017
4:00 pm

Campus Center, 174-76

Come and learn about a Nipmuc perspective on what it means to be a Water Protector, Past, Present and Future.

March 23, 2017
6:00 pm-8:00 pm

Chadbourne House, Josephine White Eagle Cultural Center, Lower Level

As a scholar, activist and consultant, Harry Edwards has been a leader for racial and gender justice in sport for over five decades.

March 23, 2017
6:30 pm-8:00 pm

Mahar Auditorium

In partnership with Mongabay, an online environmental science and conservation news site, the School of Earth and Sustainability (SES) hosts a live podcast with researchers from Harvard University's Long Term Ecological Research program in nearby Petersham, Massachusetts. 

March 23, 2017
7:00 pm

Integrative Learning Center, S240

A workshop featuring Don Ogden, author of Bad Atmosphere. A free copy of Ogden’s book will be given to the first 20 participants to arrive.

March 23, 2017
7:00 pm-9:00 pm

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

7 Doigts invites you into their kitchen for this multi-sensory marvel.

March 23, 2017
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Concert Hall

The Information Technology Program at UMass Amherst holds its annual ICT This year’s theme is ‘Technology for All.’ We will explore how IT is being used in the arts, humanities, social and physical sciences.   

March 24, 2017
9:00 am-4:00 pm

Campus Center Auditorium

Come learn about CICS’s new graduate certificate program in Information Security Management.

March 24, 2017
11:00 am-11:30 am

Computer Science Building, Room 151

The Graduate School is hosting its inaugural Three Minute Thesis Competition (3MT).

March 24, 2017
4:00 pm-6:00 pm

Student Union Ballroom

Barbara Block will be presenting a seminar titled "Sushi and Satellites: Tracking Tunas and Sharks in our Blue Serengeti."

March 24, 2017
4:00 pm

Integrative Learning Center, S240

The Department of Music and Dance presents the UMass Symphony Orchestra and Jazz Ensemble I, Sax Symposium Concert I: "Classical and Jazz Together."

March 24, 2017
7:30 pm

Bowker Auditorium

UPC will be showing the movie Moonlight.

March 24—March 26, 2017, Sun/Fri 8:00 pm

Student Union, Cape Cod Lounge

The Department of Music and Dance presents the 35th Annual New England Saxophone Symposium, hosted and coordinated by Jonathan Hulting-Cohen & Felipe Salles, with guests Arno Bornkamp (classical) and Steve Wilson (jazz).

March 25, 2017
7:00 am

Fine Arts Center

This workshop will provide information on all types of raspberries and an opportunity for hands-on pruning for participants to gain confidence in pruning their own plants at home.

March 25, 2017
10:00 am-12:00 pm

Wards Berry Farm
Softball vs. St. Bonaventure (DH)

March 25, 2017
12:00 pm

Sortino Field Softball Complex

Men's Lacrosse vs. Brown

March 25, 2017
12:00 pm

Garber Field

Softball vs. St. Bonaventure (DH)

March 25, 2017
2:00 pm

Sortino Field Softball Complex

Women's Lacrosse vs. Marist

March 25, 2017
3:00 pm

Garber Field

Progressive Democrats of America, UMass Democrats, and UMass Progressives present: "Progressive Politics in the Era of Trump: A Dialogue with Congressman Jim McGovern and DNC Deputy Chair Congressman Keith Ellison."The event will be an evening discussion with new DNC Deputy Chair Congressman Keith Ellison and Congressional Progressive Caucus member Congressman Jim McGovern.

March 25, 2017
6:30 pm-8:30 pm

Stockbridge Hall, Bowker Auditorium

The Department of Music and Dance presents the Saxophone Symposium Concert II,  featuring guest artist, Arno Bornkamp presenting Bach in Beeld, his solo saxophone Bach arrangements with video projections.

March 25, 2017
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

Softball vs. St. Bonaventure 

March 26, 2017
12:00 pm

Sortino Field Softball Complex

This information session will cover FAQ's about the admissions process, curriculum overview and student experience.

March 27, 2017
12:00 pm-1:00 pm

Online

Dive deeper into mushroom exploration this semester with UMass Permaculture and mushroom expert John Michelotti of Catskill Fungi.

March 27, 2017 1:00 pm-3:00 pm
March 27, 2017 4:15 pm-6:15 pm

Franklin Permaculture Garden
In 23/7, legal scholar Keramet Reiter tells the history of an original "supermax," California's Pelican Bay State Prison, where extreme conditions sparked statewide hunger strikes in 2011 and 2013—the latter involving nearly 30,000 prisoners.

March 27, 2017
4:00 pm

Campus Center, 904-908

Suzana Maia, professor of anthropology and gender studies at the Federal University of Reconcavo da Bahia (UFBR), in Brazil, presents ‘Whiteness Among Brazilian Middle-Classes: Moral Discourse, Solipsism and Politics.’

March 27, 2017
4:00 pm

Thompson Hall, 519

The English Department is pleased to announce its 2017 Troy Lecture featuring playwright, actor and professor Anna Deavere Smith.

March 27, 2017
4:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Concert Hall

The Dinner On Us parent-to-parent roundtable offers families with young children the opportunity to learn more about themselves while acquiring new approaches to raising children.

March 27, 2017
5:30 pm-7:30 pm

Student Union, Earth Foods (a.k.a The Commonwealth Room)

The Magic Triangle Jazz Series continues its 28th season with a performance by Mary Halvorson’s Reverse Blue, featuring Mary Halvorson, guitar, Chris Speed, saxophone, clarinet, Eivind Opsvik, bass and Tomas Fujiwara, drums.

March 27, 2017
8:00 pm

Sweeney Concert Hall, Sage Hall
The Stonewall Center and University Health Services sponsor rapid HIV and sexually transmitted infection (gonorrhea and chlamydia) testing on campus during the school year for UMass students.

March 28, 2017
11:00 am-3:00 pm

Campus Center, 163C

Do gender dynamics drive drive women away from science?  Does studying science put women on equal footing with men? What roadblocks do women scientists face in promotion in academia? Join us in discussing these and many other issues for women in science as we celebrate the release of Pathways, Potholes, and the Persistence of Women in Science: Reconsidering the Pipeline, written by 21 scholars and edited by faculty advisor to the chancellor for diversity and and inclusive excellence Enobong (Anna) Branch.

March 28, 2017
11:30 am-1:00 pm

Life Science Laboratories, S330

Students and alumni can meet professionals, working in various non-profits dedicated to activism, advocacy and social change and learn about career paths, internships and volunteer opportunities.

March 28, 2017
12:00 pm-3:30 pm

Student Union, Cape Cod Lounge

Baseball vs. Northeastern 

March 28, 2017
3:00 pm

Earl Lorden Field

This presentation provides a critical foundation for learning and applying trauma-informed responses with people who have been sexually assaulted.

March 28, 2017
3:30 pm-5:00 pm

Campus Center, 165-169

Join MaryBeth Kimball, Director of New Business Development and Recruitment for Professional Programs at the Springfield Campus for an in-person event.

March 28, 2017
6:00 pm-7:00 pm

UMass Center at Springfield Tower Square
Meet fellow alumni living in the Greater Boston Area and hear about progress on the new Business Innovation Hub, as well as other exciting Isenberg initiatives.

March 28, 2017
6:00 pm-9:00 pm

Top of the Hub, Skywalk Observatory
Practical informational sessions on accommodating students and staff on campus.

March 29, 2017
9:30 am-3:00 pm

Student Union Ballroom

The topic for this public lecture was selected in response to CNS faculty interest and will focus on effective strategies for all professionals on how to negotiate well.

March 29, 2017
10:30 am-12:00 pm

Campus Center Auditorium

Toni Lyn Morelli of the USGS and the NE CSC will speak about "Using decision tools to assess vulnerability and inform management of the wildlife in the Northeast".

March 29, 2017
3:30 pm

Morrill Science Center, 134

Learn about eight faculty members’ research interests, exciting discoveries, inspiring projects, and new studies underway related to communities and urban sustainability.  

March 29, 2017
4:00 pm

Life Science Laboratories, S330/340

Jim Freeman of UMass Amherst will be presenting a Renaissance Wednesday Lecture titled “The Angel of Hadley.” 

March 29, 2017
4:00 pm

Massachusetts Center for Interdisciplinary Renaissance Studies

What does the anthropology of white supremacy have to say about the Global War on Terror? Junaid Rana will discuss the concepts of racial becoming and racial infrastructure as part of an ethnographic description of everyday life in a working class Pakistani neighborhood in New York.

March 29, 2017
4:30 pm

Goodell Hall, Bernie Dallas Room

The Department of Music and Dance presents the All-University Orchestra, conducted by Ng Tian Hui.

March 29, 2017
6:30 pm

Grace Church
 A German film with English subtitles screened in collaboration with the Pioneer Valley Jewish Film Festival.

March 29, 2017
7:30 pm

Isenberg School of Management, 137

New works are the lifeblood of the American theater.

March 30, 2017 7:30 pm
April 1, 2017 7:30 pm
April 6, 2017 7:30 pm
April 8, 2017 2:00 pm
April 8, 2017 5:30 pm

Curtain Theater

Join us in Franklin Permaculture Garden for an educational afternoon of small fruit pruning with UMass Extension's Sonia Schloemann. Gain hands on experience on how to prepare fruiting shrubs for the coming season.

March 30, 2017
2:30 pm-4:00 pm

Franklin Permaculture Garden
This series explores the deeper questions, core values, and disruptive ideas associated with freedom of religion in this country, and it will discuss ideas that can shape the future vision for our communities.

March 30, 2017
4:30 pm

Old Chapel, Great Hall

Manuel Pastor presents his talk titled “Progressive Economics, Metro Strategies, and Social Movements in Uncertain Times.”  

March 30, 2017
4:30 pm-6:30 pm

Old Chapel

UMass hosts VCU in the A-10 opener.

March 30, 2017
5:00 pm

Garber Field

Join the Coalition to End Rape Culture for our open mic night in support of survivors of sexual violence.  

March 30, 2017
7:00 pm

Student Union, Earthfoods

Witness the unique tradition of Japanese Kuruma Ningyo (cart puppets) in the story of a pair of wandering travelers along the great highway from Tokyo to Kyoto on a path that intersects time and space.

March 30, 2017
7:30 pm

Bowker Auditorium

The Department of Music and Dance presents a Guest Artist Concert featuring David Shifrin, clarinet, with Gilles Vonsattel, piano and Romie de Guise-Langlois, clarinet

March 30, 2017
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

Visiting Writers Series presents emerging and established writers of poetry, fiction and non-fiction.

March 30, 2017
8:00 pm

Memorial Hall, Memorial Hall

Share the Experience: The Women in Sports Media Symposium with keynote speaker Melissa Ludtke. Her 1978 lawsuit (Ludtke v. Khun) gave women the right to equal access to player interviews in locker rooms.

March 31, 2017
9:15 am-4:00 pm

Integrative Learning Center, S240

The UMass Student Chapter of INFORMS hosts a talk by Özlem Ergun, professor, mechanical and industrial engineering, Northeastern University.

March 31, 2017
10:30 am

Skinner Hall, 12

This talk will reflect upon a movement that can make a difference during the next 4-8 years of Trumpism.

March 31, 2017
12:30 pm-2:00 pm

Commonwealth Honors College Building, Events Hall 160 East

The Scandinavian Studies program will hold an interdisciplinary two-day symposium with guest scholars from the U.S. and Scandinavia, who will address the topic “Managing Multicultural Scandinavia.”  

March 31—April 1, 2017 2:00 pm-6:00 pm

Integrative Learning Center, 400

Join the Department of Landscape Architecture and Regional Planning in celebration of the opening of the Design Building.

March 31, 2017
3:00 pm-8:00 pm

UMass Amherst Campus, 101 Design Building (Common Area)
Come celebrate Shabbat and Jewish life at UMass with Chancellor Kumble Subbaswamy.

March 31, 2017
6:00 pm

Hillel House

The Department of Music and Dance presents a Guest Artist Recital featuring Greg Beyer, percussion.

March 31, 2017
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall