Month of February 2018
Center for Women & Communities is now hiring for 2018-19.

February 21—March 23, 2018

Online

Come 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
This event does NOT occur on:
November 23, March 15

Wilder Hall, 005

Can't make it to the regularly scheduled FAFSA help hours? Come see a financial aid counselor to address your FAFSA concerns during our extended hours.

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
April 5, 2018 4:30 pm-7:30 pm

Wilder Hall, 005

 Graduate Film Certificate Program applications are due February 1, 2018.

January 19—February 1, 2018

Online

Exhibition extended through April 29.

January 23—April 29, 2018, Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri 11:00 am-4:30 pm
January 27—April 29, 2018, weekends 2:00 pm-5:00 pm
This event does NOT occur on:
March 10—March 18

University Museum of Contemporary Art

International Coffee Hour.

January 25, 2018 4:00 pm-5:00 pm
February 6, 2018 4:00 pm-5:00 pm
February 21, 2018 4:00 pm-5:00 pm
March 9, 2018 4:00 pm-5:00 pm
March 22, 2018 4:00 pm-5:00 pm
April 2, 2018 4:00 pm-5:00 pm
April 18, 2018 4:00 pm-5:00 pm
May 1, 2018 4:00 pm-5:00 pm

Campus Center, Blue Wall

Come watch some of today's latest films not yet released on DVD for free while enjoying complimentary popcorn and refreshments.

January 26—April 29, 2018, Sun/Fri 8:00 pm-10:00 pm
February 23, 2018 8:00 pm-10:00 pm
This event does NOT occur on:
February 16—February 18, March 9—March 18, April 13—April 15

Student Union, Cape Cod Lounge

Undergraduate students may receive either the first or second dose of the two-dose Meningitis B vaccine at these walk-in clinics.

January 27, 2018 12:00 pm-4:00 pm
January 30, 2018 11:00 am-3:00 pm
February 1, 2018 11:00 am-2:00 pm
February 8, 2018 10:00 am-2:00 pm

The Office of the Equity and Inclusion invites applications for Campus Climate Improvement Grants. We encourage you to take an active role and bring your creativity to the work of improving our campus climate.

January 31—February 13, 2018

Online

 The campus climate ambassadors seek to incorporate the many voices that make up the UMass fabric in a conversation around campus climate. All students, staff, and faculty are eligible to apply or to be nominated.

January 31—February 15, 2018

Online

Reflective writing, art-making, and sharing.

January 31—March 7, 2018, Wednesdays 2:30 pm-4:00 pm

Goodell Hall, 406A

Augusta Savage Gallery has recognized the urgent and timely need to consider what Home means to many different people. 

February 5—March 6, 2018, Mon/Tue 1:00 pm-7:00 pm
February 1—March 8, 2018, Wed/Thu/Fri 1:00 pm-5:00 pm

Augusta Savage Gallery

A recent study of Ratemyprofessor.com found that students often express linguistic bias against instructors who are non-native English speakers.

February 1, 2018
11:20 am-12:45 pm

Goodell Hall, 301, TEFD Conference Room

Columbia University professor Richard R. John explores the cultural and ideological norms that have shaped global communications—mail, cable, telecommunications, broadcasting, and the Internet.

February 1, 2018
4:00 pm

Integrative Learning Center, Third Floor Communication Hub

Clara Irazábal-Zurita, professor of planning at the University of Missouri, Kansas City, speaks on "The Counter Land Grabbing of the Precariat: Housing Movements and Restorative Justice in Brazil."

February 1, 2018
4:00 pm-5:00 pm

Olver Design Building, 170

Join us for a forum on often-unrecognized individuals in the civil rights and women's movements to mark the start of Black History Month.

February 1, 2018
5:30 pm-7:30 pm

UMass Center in Springfield
Collector Charles Derby will offer a tour of the exhibition "5 Takes on African Art / 42 Paintings by Fred Wilson" with personal anecdotes about his 40 years of collecting and acquiring the objects on display in this exhibition.

February 1, 2018
6:00 pm

University Museum of Contemporary Art

Join us in celebration of the recently released book, Making Research Matter: A Psychologist’s Guide to Public Engagement (Linda Tropp, editor), for a panel and discussion on how to engage effectively with diverse public audiences.

February 2, 2018
11:30 am

Campus Center, Hadley Room

Hockey vs. Boston University

February 2, 2018
7:00 pm

Mullins Center

The workshop "Drawn to Distraction/Abstraction" taught by Tess Rock explores how we look at and see objects. 

February 3, 2018
9:30 am-12:30 pm

Hampden Gallery

Join us for Special Saturday. Open to UMass families and Amherst Family Center families with young children.

February 3, 2018
10:00 am-12:00 pm

Student Union, Cape Cod Lounge

Men's Basketball vs. Dayton

February 3, 2018
2:00 pm

Mullins Center

The Fine Arts Center travels back in time to the '60s for The Magical Mystery Gala.

February 3, 2018
6:00 pm-11:30 pm

Campus Center Auditorium

UMass Amherst is competing against 400 other universities and colleges in RecycleMania 2018.  A national competition that runs from February 4-March 31 that helps colleges and universities advance campus recycling and waste reduction efforts.

February 4—March 31, 2018

All Campus

The Department of Music and Dance presents the 12th Annual String Day for high school and middle school string players, their parents and teachers.

February 4, 2018
9:00 am-3:15 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall and Music Wing
Women's Basketball vs. La Salle

February 4, 2018
12:00 pm

Mullins Center

Super Bowl Sunday Watch party with kickoff at 6:30.

February 4, 2018
5:30 pm

Student Union Ballroom

An exhibition of images from the International Programs Office's annual photo contest for students studying abroad.

February 5—May 11, 2018
This event does NOT occur on:
March 10—March 11, March 17—March 18

Science and Engineering Library

"Stone Work:  Creativity in Granite, Word, and Image," an exhibition featuring the work of Darrell Petit, Jonathan Swinchatt and Sean Kernan.

February 5—February 21, 2018, weekdays 9:00 am-4:00 pm

John W. Olver Design Building
Professor Samuel Black of the department of veterinary and animal sciences will present a Distinguished Faculty Lecture on “Approaching the Endgame: Seeking Sustainable Control of Animal African Trypanosomiasis.”

February 5, 2018
4:00 pm

Old Chapel, Great Hall

Linguistics scholar Walt Wolfram will be screening "Talking Black in America," a new documentary from the Language and Life Project at North Carolina State.

February 5, 2018
5:30 pm-7:30 pm

Integrative Learning Center, N151

In this non-credit course, students will learn career navigation skills such as resume and cover letter customization, interviewing techniques and how to connect professionally to promote career success.

February 5—February 26, 2018, Mondays 6:15 pm-8:15 pm
This event does NOT occur on:
February 19

South College, E470

In 2007, the Marriott Center for Hospitality Management opened for its first active semester.

February 6—April 26, 2018, Tue/Wed/Thu
This event does NOT occur on:
February 27—March 1, April 17

Campus Center - Marriott Center, 1101

Alisha Ross, a civilian advocate at the Center for Women & Community, will share lessons she has learned as she transitioned from being a student to taking on a professional role on campus.

February 6, 2018
12:30 pm-2:00 pm

New Africa House, 127

As part of the Commonwealth Honors College's celebration of Black History Month, spend an evening with Synthia Saint James who will share her world recognized art and the themes that influence her work as she leads an improvisational collage workshop. 

February 6, 2018
4:30 pm-6:30 pm

Commonwealth Honors College Building, Events Hall

"Carbon" is an exhibition of work by the 2017 recipients of the Collaborative Aggregates Art Scholarship.

February 6, 2018
5:00 pm-7:00 pm

Herter Art Gallery

Join us for an interactive workshop facilitated by Courtney Tucker to develop long and short-term S.M.A.R.T goals that incorporate your top academic/professional accomplishments.

February 6, 2018
6:30 pm-8:30 pm

New Africa House, 203

Join the Josephine White Eagle Cultural Center in Chadbourne Hall B-3 every Tuesday for a Beading Workshop.

February 6—April 24, 2018, Tuesdays 7:00 pm-9:00 pm
This event does NOT occur on:
March 13

Josephine White Eagle Cultural Center

Hockey vs. Merrimack

February 6, 2018
7:00 pm

Mullins Center

The Department of Music and Dance presents Introspection, a faculty concert by Cobus du Toit, flute, with Amanda Harberg and Nadine Shank, piano.

February 6, 2018
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

Diversity Lunch Talk - Come for lunch, connect and join your colleagues to explore issues related to diversity, inclusion and equity in teaching.

February 7, 2018
11:30 am-1:00 pm

Campus Center, 168C

This event has been canceled.

February 7, 2018
1:00 pm

Fine Arts Center, Lobby

What better way to face the absurdity of our own reality than to plunge ourselves into a waking dream? In this site-specific, immersive version of  Dream Play, audience members mingle with actors as they weave together a performance encompassing music, dance and text.

February 8, 2018 7:30 pm
February 9—February 10, 2018 7:30 pm
February 14—February 17, 2018 7:30 pm
February 17, 2018 2:00 pm

Curtain Theater

This webinar provides a general introduction to the Landsat series of satellites and Landsat time series analysis.

February 7, 2018
3:30 pm

Morrill Science Center, 134

Visiting poets demonstrate the artistry of Basque improvised poetry and its role in recovering the Basque language.

February 7, 2018
4:00 pm-6:00 pm

Machmer Hall, E 24

This event has been postponed.

February 7, 2018
5:00 pm-7:00 pm

University Museum of Contemporary Art

Come learn how to tie traditional headscarves at a collaborative event with the Students of Caribbean Ancestry (SOCA) and the Alliance for Afro-American Cultural Education (AACE).

February 7, 2018
7:00 pm-9:00 pm

Malcolm X Cultural Center

 Dean Miroshnikov, a modern Israeli actor, will be speaking about his immigration from the Ukraine to Israel, his time as an IDF soldier and how it changed his life forever, and how he came to star in a hit Israeli TV show.

February 7, 2018
7:00 pm

Campus Center, 163c

Women's Basketball vs. Dayton

February 7, 2018
7:00 pm

Mullins Center

Submit your best photos of UMass Amherst in winter to Instagram with the hashtag #UMassWinter18. Three winners and up to five honorable mention photos will be selected. The three winners will each receive Amazon gift cards.

February 8—February 18, 2018

All Campus

The Center for Research on Families welcomes David Grabowski, who will present “Opportunities and Challenges of Using Market-based Approaches to Encourage High Quality Nursing Home Care." 

February 8, 2018
3:30 pm-4:15 pm

Commonwealth Honors College Building, 160E

Award-winning urban designer, environmental planner, landscape architect and writer James Sipes speaks on "Planning a Geospatial World."

February 8, 2018
4:00 pm-5:00 pm

Olver Design Building, 170

Ilan Stavans discusses "Trump in Translation: What He Says in English and How He Says It."

February 8, 2018
5:00 pm-7:00 pm

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

Wistariahurst hosts a talk titled "From Western Mass to the World: W.E. B. Du Bois’ Genesis in Great Barrington" presented by Camesha Scruggs.

February 8, 2018
6:00 pm-7:30 pm

Wistariahurst Museum
Join Hillel and the climateers for a festive meal to celebrate the Jewish new year for the trees.

February 8, 2018
6:30 pm-8:00 pm

UMass Hillel
Hailed as “a master of visual composition” by Dance Magazine, Jessica Lang Dance seamlessly incorporates striking design elements and transforms classical ballet into artfully engaging works that feature athletic and gifted performers.

February 8, 2018
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Concert Hall

CA Conrad is the author of nine books, including While Standing in Line for Death (Wave, 2017); The Book of Frank (Wave, 2010), which is now available in nine languages; and ECODEVIANCE (Wave, 2014), which won the 2015 Believer Magazine Book Award.

February 8, 2018
8:00 pm

Old Chapel, Great Hall

"Carbon" is an exhibition of work by the 2017 recipients of the Collaborative Aggregates Art Scholarship.

February 9—February 22, 2018, weekdays 11:00 am-4:00 pm
February 11—February 18, 2018, Sundays 1:00 pm-4:00 pm

Herter Art Gallery

To help patients in both clinical and social domains, healthcare organizations around the country are employing multidisciplinary care teams, consisting of nurses, community health workers and social workers.

February 9, 2018
11:00 am-12:00 pm

Isenberg School of Management, 106

The Department of Music and Dance presents a talk titled “Ferrucio Busoni: Architect of Sound and Timbre” by Erinn E.Knyt, assistant professor of music history.

February 9, 2018
2:30 pm

Fine Arts Center, 365

This session provides information that will assist faculty who want to convert an existing GenEd course with a U/G designation to meet the new General Education Diversity Requirements, and faculty who want to propose a new course seeking a GenEd DU or DG designation.

February 9, 2018
2:30 pm-4:00 pm

Campus Center, tba

Put on your maroon and white and join UMass alumni and friends at Agganis Arena to cheer on the Minutemen as they compete against Hockey East rival Boston University.

February 9, 2018
5:30 pm-10:00 pm

Cornwall’s
Free Shabbat dinner, followed by a discussion about Russian culture in Israel.

February 9, 2018
7:15 pm-9:30 pm

UMass Hillel
The Department of Music and Dance presents the Advanced Percussion Ensemble, under the direction of Ayano Kataoka.

February 9, 2018
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

Over the course of two days, join 60 aspiring entrepreneurs, engineers, coders and graphic designers all with the goal of creating a team and launching your own startup right here at UMass.

February 10—February 11, 2018 10:00 am-6:00 pm

Bartlett Hall, 301

UMass men's basketball is coming to Philadelphia to take on the St. Joseph's Hawks. Show your UMass pride and join the Philadelphia Alumni Network to cheer the Minutemen on the victory.

February 10, 2018
2:30 pm

Landmark Americana
The Korean Student Association will be recreating the streets of Korea.

February 10, 2018
6:00 pm-10:00 pm

Campus Center Auditorium

Hockey vs. UMass Lowell

February 10, 2018
7:00 pm

Mullins Center

The Department of Music and Dance presents the 33rd Annual High School Honor Band, featuring over 250 of the finest high school musicians from around the New England region.

February 10, 2018
7:00 pm

Fine Arts Center Concert Hall

Since their first performance in 1977, Helias (bass),  Hemingway (drums) and Anderson (trombone) have had a profound impact on creative music. 

February 11, 2018
8:00 pm

Old Chapel

Submit your creative work to the HFA Student Showcase, all creators of any major is invited to get involved. All work will be considered for the chance to win a $50 gift card.

February 12—April 9, 2018

Online

Come talk to Derek about classes, student-issues/concerns, Student Government Association, local/national news, sports or just about anything else in between. 

February 12—April 30, 2018, Mondays 12:15 pm-1:30 pm
This event does NOT occur on:
March 12, April 16

Wilder Hall, 005

Experience the vast educational, cultural and environmental diversity of the United States, Puerto Rico, Guam or the U.S. Virgin Islands for a semester or year.

February 14—May 2, 2018, Wednesdays 4:45 pm-5:45 pm
February 15—May 4, 2018, Thu/Fri 2:30 pm-3:30 pm
This event does NOT occur on:
March 14—March 16

Goodell Hall, 511

Following on the mission of the CMASS’ cultural centers of “advancing cultural expression and pride” this program seeks to encourage participants to identify respectful ways to appreciate culture by examining history and participating in the traditional way of making a spiritual symbol, preparing food, styling hair or learning about the history of a holiday.

February 12, 2018 7:00 pm-9:00 pm
March 6, 2018 7:00 pm
March 21, 2018 7:00 pm-8:30 pm
April 4, 2018 7:00 pm

Discover internships with community arts organizations, museums, performing arts organizations, galleries, music organizations, creative businesses, & independent artists.

February 13, 2018
11:30 am-3:30 pm

Fine Arts Center, Atrium

Peter Friedmann, chief research Officer and endowed chair for clinical research, Baystate Health, speaks on “Health Reform and Addiction Treatment: Lessons from a National Study” as part of the College of Nursing spring seminar series.

February 13, 2018
12:00 pm-1:00 pm

Skinner Hall, 101

A film screening of "Flirting with Danger: Power and Choice in Heterosexual Relationships" and panel discussion on consent, coercion, pleasure and sexuality.

February 13, 2018
4:00 pm

Integrative Learning Center, N151

Brainstorming the next big idea? Looking to grow your staff? Have an applicable skill?

February 13, 2018
5:00 pm-7:00 pm

Old Chapel

The Resume Workshop and LinkedIn Photos event is an excellent opportunity for students to get professionally ready for internship and job searches ahead.

February 13, 2018
5:00 pm

Integrative Learning Center, Comm Hub (3rd Floor)

The Department of Music and Dance presents Tribute to Robert Stern, retired faculty composer, featuring Salvatore Macchia, contrabass and viola da gamba.

February 13, 2018
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

The Department of Music and Dance presents a masterclass by members of the world-renowned Ying Quartet, Phillip Ying, viola and David Ying, cello.

February 14, 2018
10:00 am

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall and FAC Rm. 152
The Student Alumni Association invites you to join the fun and share your love for UMass Amherst while giving thanks to university donors.

February 14, 2018
11:00 am-3:00 pm

Campus Center

It is never early to start thinking about graduate school. Come and talk with our graduate assistant, Ghida EL-Banna, about the graduate school application process and have your questions answered.

February 14—April 25, 2018, Wednesdays 12:15 pm-2:15 pm
This event does NOT occur on:
March 14

Wilder Hall, 102

"The Accidental Anarchist" is a (2017) documentary about the radical-feminist-anarchist democracy formed in Rojava, Syria that is currently under military assault by the Turkish government.

February 14, 2018
6:30 pm-8:30 pm

Forbes Library | Community Room
"Birthright: A War Story" is a feature-length documentary that examines how women are being jailed, physically violated and even put at risk of dying as a radical movement tightens its grip across America.

February 14, 2018
7:00 pm

Old Chapel, 2nd Floor

Men's Basketball vs. George Washington

February 14, 2018
7:00 pm

Mullins Center

The Department of Music and Dance presents the Graduate Jazz Composers' Concert, showcasing new works by graduate jazz composers and featuring performances by jazz combos and Chapel Jazz Ensemble, Tom Giampietro, director.

February 14, 2018
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

Painter, public muralist, educator and community advocate Pasqualina Azzarello speaks on "Generative Space: Agency, Receptivity, and Impact."

February 15, 2018
4:00 pm-5:00 pm

Olver Design Building, 170

Participate in Connections in Color to find your UMass voice.

February 15—May 3, 2018, Thursdays 4:00 pm-5:00 pm
This event does NOT occur on:
March 15

Wilder Hall

Hockey vs. Boston College

February 15, 2018
7:00 pm

Mullins Center

Sign up to join a free support groups offered in a safe and confidential environment.

February 16—March 1, 2018

The Department of Music and Dance presents the Opera Workshop's performance of "Hansel and Gretel."

February 16—February 17, 2018 7:30 pm
February 18, 2018 3:00 pm

Bowker Auditorium

Joyce Hwang, AIA, NCARB, is the director of Ants of the Prairie, an office of architectural practice and research that focuses on confronting contemporary ecological conditions through creative means.

February 16, 2018
5:30 pm

Olver Design Building, 170

Find out about how you can learn and intern in Ghana, West Africa next summer (June/July).

February 16, 2018
6:00 pm-7:30 pm

Library, W.E.B. Du Bois, 2220

Chinese Scholar and Student Association Spring Festival Gala is an annual event celebrating traditional Chinese New Year.

February 16, 2018
7:00 pm-9:00 pm

Campus Center Auditorium

Join the Pakistani Students Organization (PSO) & the South Asian Student Association (SASA) in a welcome-back formal with different cultural performances and dances. 

February 16, 2018
7:00 pm-11:30 pm

Student Union Ballroom

Apply to the Sustainability Innovation & Engagement Fund (SIEF).

February 16, 2018
11:59 pm

All Campus

Women's Basketball vs. Davidson

February 17, 2018
2:00 pm

Mullins Center

The UMass Minutemen are coming to North Carolina to take on the Davidson College Wildcats.

February 17, 2018
5:30 pm

Flatiron Kitchen + Taphouse
Two of the oldest a cappella groups at UMass, The Doo Wop Shop and The Vocal Suspects, come together to spread love and joy to everyone they possibly can!  With sets packed with romantic tunes - both classic and contemporary - this concert is sure to get anyone, single or taken, really feeling the love.

February 17, 2018
7:00 pm-8:00 pm

Mahar Auditorium

Mission: IMPROVable is UMass's premier short form improv troupe.

February 17, 2018
8:00 pm-9:00 pm

Herter Hall, 231

Presidents Day is observed as a federal and state holiday.

February 19, 2018

Science On The Screen presents the film, "Hidden Figures," followed by a talk by Whitney Battle-Baptiste, Department of Anthropology.

February 19, 2018
12:30 pm

Amherst Cinema
D. Venkataraman, professor, Advanced Laboratory for Iontronic, Electronic and Nanomaterials (ALIEN) Department of Chemistry, speaks on "Engaging Curious Minds: Reflections from My Outreach."

February 20, 2018
4:00 pm

Hasbrouck Hall, 138

First generation students are invited to come together to meet, eat and share ideas about how CWC and CCPH can provide them with additional support.

February 20, 2018
6:30 pm-8:00 pm

New Africa House, 203

The Department of Music and Dance presents a faculty concert by Joshua Michal, horn, with Ludmila Krasin, piano and Allyson Michal, violin.

February 20, 2018
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

The Scribe is the College of Humanities and Fine Arts' online student-run literary and arts publication.

February 21—March 23, 2018

Online

Undergraduate students may receive either the first or second dose of the two-dose Meningitis B vaccine at these walk-in clinics.

February 21, 2018 3:00 pm-6:00 pm
March 6, 2018 10:00 am-2:00 pm
March 20, 2018 3:00 pm-6:00 pm
April 4, 2018 11:00 am-3:00 pm
April 25, 2018 3:00 pm-6:00 pm

Visual images of the Cerro Rico, Potosí’s silver-bearing mountain, circulated widely in European histories and travel narratives from the mid-16th century onwards.

February 21, 2018
12:15 pm

Herter Hall, 301

Reiland Rabaka is the featured speaker at the 24th annual W.E.B. Du Bois Lecture, titled "W.E.B. Du Bois and the Emergence of the Civil Rights Movement."

February 21, 2018
4:00 pm-6:00 pm

Old Chapel

The Study Abroad Panel will include a variety of knowledgeable Communication students who have studied abroad and faculty that have helped them throughout the process.

February 21, 2018
5:00 pm

Integrative Learning Center, Comm Hub (3rd Floor)

An event for the diverse students of UMass to meet employers who are seeking to diversify their workforces.

February 21, 2018
6:30 pm-8:00 pm

Campus Center, Amherst Rm 10th floor

Men's Basketball vs. VCU

February 21, 2018
7:00 pm

Mullins Center

Our largest campus-wide career fair for all majors.

February 22, 2018
10:00 am-3:00 pm

Campus Center, Lower Level

Four faculty recipients of the College of Education's Research Fellowship Program will offer brief presentations and an opportunity to learn about current educational research through questions and dialogue.

February 22, 2018
12:00 pm-2:00 pm

Furcolo Hall, 102

Mark Lindhult will speak on"Reflections and Projections."

February 22, 2018
4:00 pm-5:00 pm

Olver Design Building, 170

The Department of Art hosts an artist talk and TASK party by internationally renowned artist Oliver Herring

February 22, 2018 4:00 pm
February 23, 2018 4:00 pm-7:00 pm

Olver Design Building, Atrium

Dorothy Roberts, an acclaimed scholar of race, gender and the law, joined the University of Pennsylvania as its 14th Penn Integrates Knowledge Professor with joint appointments in the departments of Africana studies and sociology and the law school where she holds the inaugural Raymond Pace and Sadie Tanner Mossell Alexander chair.

February 22, 2018
4:30 pm

Student Union, Cape Cod Lounge

Join us for SGA's campus-wide outreach night.

February 22, 2018
5:00 pm

Student Union Ballroom

Attorney Dan Berger from Curran and Berger, LLP and Ken Reade, director of International Student and Scholar Services at the IPO, will present a session on immigration topics, including:

February 22, 2018
5:00 pm-7:00 pm

Integrative Learning Center, 131

The Message consists of former Jazz Messengers, the banner under which Art Blakey organized some of the most iconic bands in jazz history.

February 22, 2018
7:30 pm

Bowker Auditorium

The Department of Music and Dance presents a faculty concert by Edward Arron, cello, with Jeewon Park, piano, Jamie-Rose Guarrine, soprano, and the Cello Studio.

February 22, 2018
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

Women of Color Leadership Network invites you to participate in Spoken Word as part of the International Women's Day Celebrations.

February 23—March 7, 2018

In this talk, based on her book The Limits of Whiteness (2017, Stanford University Press), sociologist Neda Maghbouleh shares the curious, under-theorized story of how Iranian Americans move across a white/not-white color line.

February 23, 2018
10:00 am-12:00 pm

Thompson Hall, 420

Professor James Orlin presents the fastest algorithm for finding a shortest cycle in a directed graph. The new algorithm is actually simpler than previous fast algorithms for the shortest cycle problem.

February 23, 2018
11:00 am-12:00 pm

Integrative Learning Center, 131

The Department of Music & Dance presents a talk titled "What if Harmonic Syntax is Actually All About Meter?" by Chris White, assistant professor of music theory.

February 23, 2018
2:30 pm

Fine Arts Center, 365

Join women’s basketball alumnae and families on campus to reconnect, meet current players and coaches, and cheer on the Minutewomen against Rhode Island.

February 23, 2018
7:00 pm

Hangar
Participants will have the opportunity to conduct actual pruning and gain both experience and confidence in pruning and training grapes in order to produce a bountiful crop.

February 24, 2018
10:00 am-12:00 pm

UMass Cold Spring Orchard
Stephen Shore shares his autobiographical journey from the nonverbal days as he relates his life to the many challenges facing people on the autism spectrum. 

February 24, 2018
11:30 am-2:30 pm

Integrative Learning Center, N151

Women's Basketball vs. Rhode Island

February 24, 2018
12:00 pm

Mullins Center

UMass basketball fans are invited to show their UMass pride and come cheer on the Minutemen as they take on the George Mason

February 24, 2018
4:00 pm

Brion's Grille
Hockey vs. Providence

February 24, 2018
7:00 pm

Mullins Center

The Department of Music and Dance presents the Chamber Choir and the Illuminati Vocal Arts Ensemble, conducted by Tony Thornton.

February 24, 2018
8:00 pm

Our Lady of the Valley Church
Enjoy a delicious free bagel brunch and mingle with students from both UMass Hillel and Amherst College Hillel.

February 25, 2018
11:30 am-1:00 pm

Hillel House

The Department of Music and Dance presents a screening of the documentary film "Composed" about dealing with performance anxiety.

February 25, 2018
4:00 pm-6:00 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

Photographs by Landscape Architecture Professor Mark Lindhult of birds and wildlife and their habitats. Birds are a barometer of environmental health - literally the canary in the coal mine.

February 26—March 10, 2018 9:00 am-4:00 pm

Olver Design Building, 180

"A Dialogue on Navigating and Transforming Academia as People of Color," an informal conversation with guests panelists who will share their experience as scholars of color across the Five Colleges.

February 26, 2018
4:00 pm-6:00 pm

Integrative Learning Center, Hub, 3rd floor

Jackie Murray, assistant professor of classics in the modern and classical languages, literatures and cultures department at the University of Kentucky, speaks on “W.E.B. Du Bois’ Quest for the Silver Fleece: the Education of Black Medea.”

February 26, 2018
4:30 pm

Integrative Learning Center, S140

The Greater Boston Alumni Network invites UMass alumni and friends to cheer on the Boston Celtics as they take on the Memphis Grizzlies at TD Garden. After the game, we will head down to the court for a 20-minute shoot-around.

February 26, 2018
6:30 pm-10:00 pm

The Point
This group will meet 4 times over the course of the semester and is an opportunity for first generation students to come together for connection and support in a relaxed, supportive space.

February 27—March 27, 2018

Susan Shaw speaks on "Medication adherence and chronic disease self-management among community health center patients in Springfield, MA” as part of the College of Nursing's spring seminar series.

February 27, 2018
12:00 pm-1:00 pm

Skinner Hall, 101

This Isenberg Visit Day is an opportunity to ask questions and learn more about the MBA program.

February 27, 2018
12:00 pm-3:00 pm

Isenberg School of Management, 305

Join for us an interactive workshop focused on public speaking and writing for a live audience.

February 27, 2018
6:30 pm-8:30 pm

New Africa House, 203

The Department of Music and Dance presents the Symphony Band in a performance led by graduate conductor Matthew Sypek in the culminating project of his master's degree.

February 27, 2018
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Concert Hall

Simulate the investor boardroom experience.

February 28, 2018
9:00 am-5:00 pm

Old Chapel, Conference Room

VaNatta S. Ford, an assistant professor of African studies at Williams College, addresses the practice of colorism in New Orleans and Black men’s interpretations and viewpoints of color references in Lil Wayne’s music.

February 28, 2018
12:00 pm-1:00 pm

Integrative Learning Center, Comm Hub, 3rd floor

Share your concerns with other parents and share what’s worked and hasn’t worked for you,

February 28, 2018 12:00 pm-1:00 pm
March 28, 2018 12:00 pm-1:00 pm
April 25, 2018 12:00 pm-1:00 pm

Student Union, 428

Join Mike Famighette, Director of the Full-time MBA, to learn more about Isenberg’s 2-year residential Full-time MBA program.

February 28, 2018
12:00 pm-1:00 pm

Online

Undergraduate therapy group hosted by the Center for Counseling and Psychological Health.

February 28—May 2, 2018, Wednesdays 3:30 pm-5:00 pm

New Africa House, 415

Next up in the SES Lightning Talks Series is an exciting lineup of faculty who study cycles from micro to macro scales in the natural world as well as the built environment.

February 28, 2018
4:00 pm-5:30 pm

Integrative Learning Center, S240

The mock interviews and do's and don'ts workshop will be a two-part event for student participants.

February 28, 2018
5:00 pm

Integrative Learning Center, Comm Hub (3rd Floor)

Students, faculty, and staff are invited to join CMASS and the Malcolm X Cultural Center for a community dinner that celebrates identities and inspires conversation over a shared meal. 

February 28, 2018
5:30 pm-7:30 pm

Campus Center, Amherst Room, 10th Floor

The Post-Landfill Action Network (PLAN) is going on a national tour where they are showcasing individuals and organizations who are challenging the linear consumption model from the point of extraction all the way to the site of disposal. 

February 28, 2018
6:00 pm-8:00 pm

Integrative Learning Center, S311

The Department of Music and Dance presents a faculty concert by William Hite, tenor, with Jeewon Park, piano.

February 28, 2018
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

Join the Interdepartmental Program in Film Studies at its first screening of the 25th anniversary season of the annual Massachusetts Multicultural Film Festival.

February 28, 2018
7:30 pm

Isenberg School of Management, 137