Week of  April 16—22, 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
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July 4

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

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

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
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February 9, March 2—March 22, Thursdays

Design Building, 170

“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
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
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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
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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
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February 28, March 1—March 2, March 14—March 16, April 18

Campus Center - Marriott Center, 1101

 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
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March 15

Isenberg School of Management, 137

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

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
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April 17

Augusta Savage Gallery

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

Marie Roche of UMass Amherst will teach a class on “King John” and “Richard II.” 

April 3—May 22, 2017, Mondays 5:00 pm-6:30 pm

Massachusetts Center for Interdisciplinary Renaissance Studies

Presented by the UMass Student Farming Enterprise and the UMass Permaculture Initiative, this market features student made and grown produce, crafts, art and other goods for sale.

April 14, 2017 12:00 pm-4:00 pm
April 21, 2017 12:00 pm-4:00 pm
April 28, 2017 12:00 pm-4:00 pm

Student Union

Patriots' Day is observed as a state holiday.

April 17, 2017

Featuring Sandra Alvarez and Alberto Abreu, two leading Afro-Cuban intellectual-activists.

April 17, 2017
4:00 pm-7:00 pm

Berkshire Dining Commons, Malcolm X Cultural Center

The Near Death Experience Project is a devised theater piece that explores personal histories, experiences and our potential for change.

April 17, 2017
5:30 pm

UMass NYPOP in NYC
Due to the Patriots' Day holiday, a Monday class schedule will be followed.

April 18, 2017

A collaborative exhibition featuring animations, graphic novels, oil paintings, short films and installations by students.

April 18—April 21, 2017 10:00 am-5:00 pm

Student Union Art Gallery, 326

"The New Antidiscriminatory Subjects: Cartography of Anti-Racist Struggle in The Cuba of the XXI Century" presented by Roberto Zurbano, intellectual-activist, Casa de las Americas, Cuba. 

April 18, 2017
5:00 pm-7:00 pm

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

UMass Students for Reproductive Justice present a panel discussion on the intersection of reproductive justice activism and politics on a state and local level.

April 18, 2017
6:00 pm

Campus Center, 174-176

Four different women from four different ethnic backgrounds, four voices heard and one story told. HerStory is the single account of love, pain, struggle, and triumph, spoken over melody and song, tear shed and laughter.

April 18, 2017
6:00 pm-8:00 pm

New Africa House, Theater (Basement)

The Department of Music & Dance presents Bach's Solo Piano works performed by Piano students of Gilles Vonsattel and Nadine Shank.

April 18, 2017
9:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

The School of Earth and Sustainability (SES) marks its one-year anniversary by hosting the official public launch, showcasing the important work of SES faculty and students, and to celebrate this cross-disciplinary partnership that spans two colleges and includes five departments. 

April 19, 2017
10:30 am-3:30 pm

Design Building

“Critical Listening and Storying: Sustaining Relationships Within and Beyond Research,” presented by Timothy San Pedro.

April 19, 2017
12:00 pm-1:15 pm

Furcolo Hall, 101

Elizabeth (Biz) Nijdam (University of Michigan) will investigate how graphic novelist Anke Feuchtenberger came to adopt an early German expressionist style in her comics seventy years after the peak of this artistic movement.

April 19, 2017
4:00 pm-5:00 pm

Herter Hall, 301

The choice to pursue a given professional path may feel free but is often constrained by subtle social cues about who does and doesn’t “belong there.” This lecture will show how such constraints can be lifted to allow students real freedom to pursue any academic and professional path, especially ones where their group is underrepresented.

April 19, 2017
4:00 pm

Goodell Hall, Bernie Dallas Room

A panel of experts in Afro-braiding will choose the winners of the 4-hour competition.

April 19, 2017
5:00 pm-9:00 pm

Berkshire Dining Commons, Malcolm X Cultural Center

Boardwalk Bonanza will feature sidewalk games, free giveaways, and an outdoor viewing of "Finding Dory" at 9:15 p.m.!  Enjoy snacks, including a "king-sized" churro bar, during the movie!

April 19, 2017
6:00 pm-11:00 pm

Southwest Residential Area, Southwest Beach

Professor Paul K. Barten will discuss environmental change and sustainability. 

April 19, 2017
6:30 pm

Campus Center, Auditorium

Gain insights into your personal journey toward forward-thinking work in sustainable living and community building within the fields of education, entrepreneurialism and green building.

April 19, 2017
7:00 pm-9:00 pm

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

Hosted by the University Union debate club and sponsored by UMass departments of Political Science, Communication, History and Legal Studies.

April 19, 2017
7:00 pm-8:30 pm

Student Union Ballroom

A film about the search for the German teenage girl who took care of the filmmaker between 1948-1950 in Walbrzch, Poland where he was born. Knowing only her first name and circulating a small photograph taken in 1950 of the two, the director explores the urban landscapes of western Poland and the journey involved in their unexpected reunion that recently took place in Ibbenburen, Germany.  Valley Premiere.

April 19, 2017
7:30 pm

Isenberg School of Management, 137

 

April 19, 2017
7:30 pm-8:30 pm

Thatcher Hall
Directed by Jeffrey W. Holmes, the award-winning Jazz Ensemble I & Studio Orchestra presents their annual spring concert.

April 19, 2017
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Concert Hall

Student Legal Services Office and the Graduate Student Senate offer an opportunity to learn more about graduate student rights as an employee.

April 20, 2017
12:00 pm-1:30 pm

Campus Center, 903

Jammin' in the Sand will feature field games, BBQ-style food, fried Oreos and student performances.

April 20, 2017
4:00 pm-9:00 pm

Southwest Residential Area, Southwest Beach

University of Massachusetts Athletics celebrates the annual football spring game with a youth clinic from 5 to 6 p.m., student BBQ from 6 to 7:30 p.m., and kickoff at 7 p.m. 

April 20, 2017
5:00 pm

McGuirk Alumni Stadium

The Department of Music and Dance presents a guest artist concert featuring Philipp A. Stäudlin, saxophone, and with Yoko Hagino, piano.

April 20, 2017
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

Seniors Adan Alarcon, Brianna Anderson, Kiera Cecchini, Selina-Sam Clarke, Helen Duros, Rebecca Finell, Eric Flores, Mackenzie McClung, Melanie Ostiguy, Nichole Perkins and Amanda Somma present their senior thesis concert, In Residence.

April 20—April 22, 2017 7:30 pm-9:30 pm

Bowker Auditorium

Do you like reducing pollution and free coffee? Join Green Commute Day.  Register in advance, arrive to campus by 10 a.m.

April 21, 2017
8:00 am-10:00 am

Student Union, North Lawn

Come celebrate Earth Day with over 30 campus and community groups and activities throughout campus.

April 21, 2017
8:00 am-4:00 pm

Student Union, North Lawn

Help the Tobacco-Free Ambassadors clean up the campus on Earth Day.

April 21, 2017
8:00 am-4:00 pm

Student Union, North Lawn

Fun in the Sun will feature a baby animal petting zoo, the two largest inflatable obstacle courses in New England, a Jousting Arena and more.

April 21, 2017
2:00 pm-8:00 pm

Southwest Residential Area, Southwest Beach

Women's Lacrosse vs. George Washington

April 21, 2017
3:00 pm

Garber Field

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

April 21, 2017
4:00 pm-5:00 pm

Campus Center, Blue Wall

The Department of Music and Dance presents music by J.S. Bach, a student/faculty collaboration, in conjunction with this year's Bach Festival and Symposium.

April 21, 2017
5:00 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

Closing reception for a collaborative exhibit featuring animations, graphic novels, oil paintings, short films and installations by students.

April 21, 2017
6:00 pm-8:00 pm

Student Union Art Gallery, 326

Protect Our Breasts and its UMass Amherst Chapter will be hosting their fourth annual EARTHDAYogathon fundraiser to celebrate Earth Day.

April 22, 2017
8:00 am-4:00 pm

Fine Arts Center, Terrace

Various speakers will present lectures and demonstrations on the topic of historical swordsmanship.

April 22, 2017
9:00 am-4:00 pm

Massachusetts Center for Interdisciplinary Renaissance Studies

Meet up with representatives from Talking Truth in the Climate Transformer area. 

April 22, 2017
10:00 am-4:00 pm

Amherst Town Common
Northeast Area Government presents QuadFest, an annual celebration and get-together for students in the Northeast Quad.

April 22, 2017
12:00 pm-4:00 pm

Northeast Residential Area

The Residence Hall Association (RHA) is hosting its first Hall Brawl, a fun event for residential students who compete in activities such as dodgeball, trivia games, and tug-of-war and one team will win a grand prize.

April 22, 2017
2:00 pm-5:00 pm

All Campus

"Return of the Mothership," Ping Chong and Talvin Wilks in conversation with Priscilla Page about the creative process and social justice in theater one year after Collidescope 2.0.

April 22, 2017
4:00 pm

Rand Theater

Join the UMass Gospel Choir and UMass Brothers and Sisters in Christ for our annual UMass Gospel Concert featuring award-winning gospel singer Deon Kipping.

April 22, 2017
6:30 pm-9:30 pm

Student Union Ballroom

This performance is sold out.

April 22, 2017
7:30 pm

Grace Episcopal Church