Month of March 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

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
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February 16—February 18, March 9—March 18, April 13—April 15

Student Union, Cape Cod Lounge

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

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

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

February 5—May 11, 2018
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March 10—March 11, March 17—March 18

Science and Engineering Library

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

February 6—April 26, 2018, Tue/Wed/Thu
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February 27—March 1, April 17

Campus Center - Marriott Center, 1101

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
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March 13

Josephine White Eagle Cultural Center

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

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

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

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

February 16—March 1, 2018

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

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

February 21—March 23, 2018

Online

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

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

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

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

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

Apply by May 1 to paint a library mural as part of the Building Bridges initiative.

March 9—May 1, 2018

Online

The UMass Amherst Libraries host “Of Our Spiritual Strivings: W.E.B. Du Bois at 150” in the W. E. B. Du Bois Library, both on the Lower Level and in Special Collections and University Archives (SCUA), on Floor 25.

March 1—August 22, 2018
This event does NOT occur on:
May 13—August 19, Sundays, July 4

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

Come out and support your UMass Hockey program as they host a Hockey East home playoff series for the first time since 2007.

March 1—March 2, 2018 7:00 pm
March 4, 2018 3:00 pm

Mullins Center

The Center for Education Policy and Advocacy (CEPA) is conducting anti-racism training.

March 1, 2018
3:00 pm-7:00 pm

Campus Center, Auditorium

In this lecture, Kenneth Mills will draw from a book he is writing about on the transatlantic journey of a Castilian Hieronymite alms-gatherer and image-maker named Diego de Ocaña.

March 1, 2018
4:00 pm

Herter Hall, 301

The third annual Samuel Bowles Lecture to be presented by professor Emerita Nancy Folbre. 

March 1, 2018
4:00 pm

Crotty Hall, 209

Andrea Hairston will be reading sections from her new novel, "Will Do Magic for Small Change" and musical dynamo Pan Morigan will sing songs she has written based on lyrics from the book.

March 1, 2018
5:00 pm-7:00 pm

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

Enrich your knowledge of Latin American countries.

March 1, 2018 6:00 pm-7:00 pm
March 29, 2018 6:00 pm-7:00 pm
April 12, 2018 6:00 pm-7:00 pm
April 26, 2018 6:00 pm-7:00 pm

Latin American Cultural Center (LACC), Hampden DC Floor 2
Mark Jarzombek discusses how architectural history in the last decades has risen to the level of the geo- political. 

March 1, 2018
6:00 pm

Olver Design Building, 170

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.

March 1, 2018
6:00 pm-8:00 pm

University Museum of Contemporary Art, 33

 Speakers include UMass Amherst faculty members Audrey L. Alstadt, Anne Broadbridge, and Walter B. Denny.

March 1, 2018
7:00 pm

Herter Hall, 601

The Venice-based orchestra specializes in vibrant, even daring performances of music by one of its city's native sons, Antonio Vivaldi.

March 1, 2018
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Concert Hall

The Department of Music and Dance presents the 37th Annual Jazz Showcase, featuring UMass's finest jazz ensembles, including Jazz Ensemble I, Chapel Jazz, Jazz Lab, and Vocal Jazz Ensemble.

March 1, 2018
7:30 pm

Bowker Auditorium

Join Hillel for a carnival style Purim party.

March 1, 2018
8:00 pm-10:00 pm

Hillel House

Founded by the University of Queensland, these popular competitions have become a global phenomenon and offer graduate students the opportunity to communicate the significance of their research to a general audience, all in three minutes or less.

March 2, 2018
1:00 pm-3:00 pm

Campus Center Auditorium

Please join us for the inaugural Five College German Studies Undergraduate Research Symposium, featuring research presentations in German and English by undergraduate students from Amherst College, Hampshire College, Mount Holyoke College, Smith College, and UMass Amherst.

March 2, 2018
3:00 pm-5:45 pm

Integrative Learning Center, N155

Geosciences hosts an exclusive screening of National Geographic’s latest documentary series: "One Strange Rock," narrated by Will Smith. 

March 2, 2018
3:30 pm

Integrative Learning Center, N151 Auditorium

Keynote speaker: James M. Thomas, assistant professor of sociology and anthropology, University of Mississippi.

March 2, 2018
4:00 pm-5:00 pm

Commonwealth Honors College Building, Events Hall

The Five College Digital Humanities program welcomes University of Connecticut professor Tom Scheinfeldt for his lecture/workshop called 'Collaborative Creativity: What can art and design teach humanists about working together?'

March 2, 2018
5:00 pm

Herter Hall, 601

Midterms got you down? Come de-stress with us during our March UMNO event.

March 2, 2018
6:00 pm-10:00 pm

Student Union, Ballroom

Back by popular demand, "Queer & Now: A Lip Sync Spectacular" returns to UMass Amherst.

March 2, 2018 9:30 pm-11:00 pm
March 3, 2018 7:00 pm-8:30 pm
March 3, 2018 9:30 pm-11:00 pm

Fine Arts Center, 204

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

March 2, 2018
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

Join us for a day of arts and crafts and storytelling.

March 3, 2018
10:00 am-12:00 pm

Student Union, Cape Cod Lounge

This presentation will explore how fruit can be incorporated into an edible landscape setting.

March 3, 2018
10:00 am-12:00 pm

French Hall

UMass Amherst and the Mullins Center will be hosting Mullins Live!, a concert  with 21 Savage, Goldlink and Big Sean, and featuring DJ Kai Kai. This event is free and open only to UMass Amherst students. 

March 3, 2018
12:00 pm

Mullins Center

This night will be celebrating Arab culture though food, music, and dancing.  

March 3, 2018
6:30 pm

Student Union Ballroom

Men's Basketball vs. Duquesne

March 3, 2018
8:00 pm

Mullins Center

Hampden Gallery art exhibit by Taunton native Amy Corey in the main gallery that includes her textured, free-form knitted pieces that playfully suggest wearable items, over 60 knitted hats arrayed as leaves on branches that reference Corey’s engagement with notions of “family tree” (hats are wearable), sock collages, and projections of people who, as the exhibition’s title states clearly, are "Knitting in Public."

March 4, 2018
March 6—March 22, 2018 1:00 pm-6:00 pm
This event does NOT occur on:
March 10—March 18

Hampden Gallery

A solo exhibition of 2- and 3-dimensional work by Sally Clegg.

March 6—March 22, 2018, Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri 1:00 pm-6:00 pm
March 4, 2018, Sundays 2:00 pm-5:00 pm
This event does NOT occur on:
March 13—March 18

Hampden Gallery

Opening reception for an exhibition of 2- and 3-dimensional work by Sally Clegg.

March 4, 2018
2:00 pm-4:00 pm

Hampden Gallery

In the Central Asian epic Qyrq Qyz (40 Girls, pronouncedKirk Kiz”), a girl gathers 40 young female warriors to vanquish invaders, securing her clans’ freedom.

March 4, 2018
4:00 pm

Bowker Auditorium

The Department of Music and Dance presents a faculty concert by Robert Eisenstein, featuring 16th and 17th century Italian music with guests Livio Ticli, Marcello Mazzetti, and others.

March 4, 2018
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

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

March 5, 2018
12:30 pm-2:00 pm

Campus Center, 168C

University of Massachusetts President Marty Meehan and the University of Massachusetts Foundation hosts the second annual State of the University address.

March 5, 2018
5:00 pm

Online

Witness an ancient African hairstyle inspired by a sculpture in the exhibit "Five Takes on African Art/42 Paintings" by Fred Wilson, recreated by stylist Kamala Bhagat on the head of artist Sonya Clark.

March 5, 2018
5:00 pm-7:00 pm

University Museum of Contemporary Art

Priscilla Gazarian, associate professor in the department of nursing at UMass Boston and an alumni of the UMass Amherst College of Nursing Ph.D.

March 6, 2018
12:00 pm-1:00 pm

Skinner Hall, 101

Isenberg Visit Days, hosted by the Full-time MBA, are opportunities for you to get a detailed overview of the MBA Program’s distinctive features and admission process.

March 6, 2018
12:00 pm-3:00 pm

Isenberg School of Management, 305

Come out and support your UMass Men's Lacrosse program as they host the #1 team Albany.

March 6, 2018
3:00 pm

Garber Field

Frederick M. Lawrence, national secretary/CEO of Phi Beta Kappa and civil rights lawyer, will give a lecture "Speaking about Free Speech: It's Complicated." 

March 6, 2018
4:00 pm

Commonwealth Honors College Building, Events Hall

Professor Maria Santore of the department of polymer science and engineering will present a Distinguished Faculty Lecture on “From the Surfaces of Cells to Materials Innovation: Synthetic Systems that Mimic the Behaviors of Biological Cells.”

March 6, 2018
4:00 pm

Old Chapel, Great Hall

Reception for the exhibit "Global Perspectives through Student Eyes."

March 6, 2018
4:00 pm-6:00 pm

Science and Engineering Library

Caroline O’Donnell is principal of CODA, best known perhaps for winning the MoMA PS1 Young Architects Program with “Party Wall” which was built at PS1 in 2013, and for two prize winning European housing schemes.

March 6, 2018
5:30 pm

Olver Design Building, DB 170

Join MaryBeth Kimball, Director of New Business Development & Recruitment for Professional Programs, for an in-person information session in Boston about the MBA program.

March 6, 2018
6:00 pm-7:00 pm

UMass Club, Concourse Level, Room LL301
Roundabout Theatre Company presents "Cabaret."

March 6, 2018
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Concert Hall

The Department of Music and Dance presents a guest artist concert by Peter Steiner, trombone, with Constanze Hochwartner, piano.

March 6, 2018
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

Last day for undergraduate, Stockbridge and CPE undergrads to drop courses with a record of "W" and to select pass/fail.

March 7, 2018

Join MaryBeth Kimball, Director of New Business Development & Recruitment for Professional Programs, to learn more about Isenberg’s Online MBA program.

March 7, 2018
12:00 pm-1:00 pm

Online

This presentation explores the potential for common ground in ecological restoration of large-river floodplains using new inundation modeling.

March 7, 2018
3:30 pm

Morrill Science Center, 134

Aleszu Bajak, editor of Storybench.org at Northeastern, will be talking to students about digital journalism strategies.

March 7, 2018
4:00 pm

Integrative Learning Center, 414

At the Potential Career Panel, students will get to learn about the different fields that Communication alumni are now working in and have the chance ask them about their journeys from UMass to their careers.

March 7, 2018
5:00 pm

Integrative Learning Center, Comm Hub (3rd Floor)

The second screening of the 25th anniversary season of the annual Massachusetts Multicultural Film Festival explores the harships faced by Claude Lanzmann as he shot "Shoah," his nine-and-a-half-hour-long documentary about the Holocaust that took over 12 years to create.

March 7, 2018
7:30 pm

Isenberg School of Management, 137

Histories of electrification center on well-worn concerns like public lighting and electrically-powered appliances, and they seldom concern peripheral spaces such as New Zealand.

March 8, 2018
12:00 pm

Herter Hall, 601

CWC will host its annual celebration of International Women's Day on March 8 with its theme “Press For Progress.” Rosa Clemente will speak and kick off the celebration at 4 p.m.

March 8, 2018
4:00 pm-7:00 pm

Student Union

The Department of Music and Dance presents the UMass Amherst Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Morihiko Nakahara and featuring Gilles Vonsattel, piano soloist.

March 8, 2018
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Concert Hall

Since his emergence on the creative jazz scene in the late 1960s, Joe McPhee has been a deeply emotional composer, improviser, and multi-instrumentalist, as well as a thoughtful conceptualist and theoretician. 

March 8, 2018
8:00 pm

Old Chapel

The Department of Music and Dance presents a talk titled 'Music Contra Text: Neapolitan Madrigalists Set Tasso' by Emiliano Ricciardi, assistant professor of Music History.

March 9, 2018
2:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Room 365
It’s going to be a happy new year for Kevin Hart fans when Kevin Hart returns to the Mullins Center (Amherst, MA) for his Irresponsible Tour on Friday, Mar. 9, 2018.

March 9, 2018
7:00 pm

Mullins Center

Come out and support men's lacrosse as they host NJIT.

March 10, 2018
1:00 pm

Garber Field

Spring recess.

March 11—March 18, 2018

Come out and support Men's Lacrosse as they host Hartford.

March 17, 2018
1:00 pm

Garber Field

Classes resume.

March 19, 2018

Visit one of the Building Bridges art installations, available in several locations on campus including the Campus Center Concourse, the Design Building and Hampshire Dining Commons. These exhibits will feature artwork by students, faculty, and staff from across campus, and the artwork will be updated daily. 

March 19—April 10, 2018

All Campus

Richard Aslin speaks on “What Looking Times and Brain Imaging Can Tell Us About Attention and Learning in Infants.”

March 19, 2018
4:00 pm

Smith College, Weinstein Auditorium (Wright Hall)
Sabina Vaught is Associate Professor and Director of Educational Studies in the Department of Education at Tufts University, where she has affiliations in Africana, American, and Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies. She researches state institutional contexts and dynamics of insurgent and counterinsurgent knowledge exchange.

March 19, 2018
7:00 pm

Furcolo Hall, 102

View the sunrise associated with the spring equinox among the standing stones of the Sunwheel.

March 20, 2018
6:45 am

Sunwheel

'Ghosted' presents current work from six second-year graduate students.

March 20, 2018 4:30 pm-6:30 pm
March 20—April 3, 2018, weekdays 11:00 am-4:00 pm
March 20—April 3, 2018, Sundays 1:00 pm-4:00 pm

Herter Art Gallery

Yeonsik Noh, assistant professor in the College of Nursing and the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, will present the fifth talk in the College of Nursing's Spring Seminar Series.

March 20, 2018
12:00 pm-1:00 pm

Skinner Hall, 101

Isenberg Visit Days, hosted by the Full-time MBA, are opportunities for you to get a detailed overview of the MBA Program’s distinctive features and admission process.

March 20, 2018
12:00 pm-3:00 pm

Isenberg School of Management, 305

International Scholars Forum: We all know the kind of teacher we would like to be (or should be), but it can be hard to put our teaching philosophy into practice when faced with all the other pressures of the semester.

March 20, 2018
2:20 pm-3:45 pm

Goodell Hall, 301, TEFD Conference Room

Today's game has been canceled.

March 20, 2018
3:00 pm

Earl Lorden Field

Kathryn Clancy, associate professor of anthropology and co-director of the Laboratory for Evolutionary Endocrinology at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, will deliver a talk called "Gender Harassment in Science: Is It Just Me?"

March 20, 2018
4:00 pm

Goodell Hall, Bernie Dallas Room, #506

Bryan Monesson-Olson, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, discusses  "Creating STEM-Based Accessible Educational Materials using 3D Printing."

March 20, 2018
4:00 pm

Hasbrouck Hall, 138

In the January 2017, playwright and director Joe Salvatore collaborated with economist Maria Guadalupe (INSEAD-France) to create Her Opponent, a re-staging of excerpts of the 2016 U.

March 20, 2018
4:30 pm-5:30 pm

Old Chapel

A part of the department of architecture 2018 Spring Lecture Series, this lecture will by led by Charles Rose, who has created award-winning buildings of exceptional quality.

March 20, 2018
5:30 pm

John W. Olver Design Building DB 170
View the sunset associated with the spring equinox among the standing stones of the Sunwheel.

March 20, 2018
6:00 pm-7:00 pm

Sunwheel

A book party and signing with Christopher M. Tinson, author of Radical Intellect: Liberator Magazine and Black Activism in the 1960s.

March 20, 2018
6:30 pm

New Africa House, Main Lobby

Faculty are invited to an evening of food, drinks and discussion of three short stories in celebration of the late author, political thinker and feminist Ursula K. Le Guin.

March 20, 2018
6:45 pm-9:15 pm

Campus Center, Hadley Room

Flying umbrellas, larger-than-life balloons, giant kites floating over the audience, and the biggest snow globe you’ve ever seen will make you gasp in wonder and laugh until it hurts. Air Play merges circus and street theater performance art with sculptural artistry.

March 20, 2018
7:00 pm

Fine Arts Center Concert Hall

The Department of Music and Dance presents a faculty concert featuring Jamie-Rose Guarrine, soprano, with guest Seth Keeton, bass-baritone.

March 20, 2018
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

"Infants of the Spring" is a theater performance adapted by Ifa Bayeza from the 1932 novel by Wallace Thurman and directed by Bayeza.

March 21—March 30, 2018 7:30 pm
March 24, 2018 2:00 pm
This event does NOT occur on:
March 22, March 25—March 27

Rand Theater

Come meet representatives from local apartment complexes.

March 21, 2018
11:00 am-4:00 pm

Campus Center
Saida Grundy, assistant professor of sociology and African American studies at Boston University, will give a talk titled "Racialized Attitudes Towards Campus Sexual Assault: What Black College Men Tell Us About What We Don’t Know."

March 21, 2018
11:30 am-1:00 pm

Thompson Hall, Rossi Room 919

This event has been postponed.

March 21, 2018
12:00 pm-1:00 pm

Campus Center, Hadley Room

Canceled - Softball vs Boston College

March 21, 2018
4:00 pm

Sortino Field Softball Complex

Free and open to all.

March 21, 2018
4:00 pm-5:00 pm

Arthur F. Kinney Center for Interdisciplinary Studies
The final lecture in the SES Lightning Talks series of the year features a variety of faculty, who study systems that drive us.

March 21, 2018
4:00 pm-5:30 pm

Integrative Learning Center, S240

Join MaryBeth Kimball, director of New Business Development and Recruitment for Professional Programs for an in-person information session about the MBA part-time program.

March 21, 2018
6:00 pm-7:00 pm

UMass Center at Tower Square, Classroom 003
The third screening of the 25th anniversary season of the annual Massachusetts Multicultural Film Festival follows Jewish veterans as they recount their experiences during WWII in "GI Jews: Jewish Americans in WWII."

March 21, 2018
7:30 pm

Isenberg School of Management, 137

The Department of Music and Dance presents a concert by Abbie Conant, pioneering trombonist, performance artist, poet and librettist.

March 21, 2018
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

It's time to look into your closets and decide what clothes you want to swap with friends.

March 22, 2018
9:00 am-5:00 pm

Campus Center, 168C

"Color in Containment" examines the use of color within a group of works to ask a difficult question: can color be controlled? Should it be? The exhibition, including pieces by Patrick Hughes, Andy Warhol, and Pipilotti Rist, among others, imagines vibrant works of art from the UMCA permanent collection as specimens under glass, inviting viewers to make their own discoveries about the necessity or futility of containing color. 

March 22—April 27, 2018, Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri 11:00 am-4:30 pm
March 24—April 29, 2018, weekends 2:00 pm-5:30 pm
This event does NOT occur on:
March 10—March 18

University Museum of Contemporary Art

Stop by one of three Pop-Up Sessions to learn more about the Building Bridges art exhibit and initiative! At the event, you can meet participants and organizers of Building Bridges, pick up a card so you may contribute to Building Bridges, or simply view the artwork—created by students, faculty, and staff from across campus—on display.

March 22, 2018
11:00 am-1:00 pm

Campus Center, Campus Center Concourse

The Department of Music and Dance presents a talk titled "From Discrimination to Art" by award-winning performance artist and Juilliard-trained trombonist Abbie Conant, detailing her struggles against prejudice and the evolution of her career.

March 22, 2018
12:00 pm-1:00 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

Come out and support UMass Women's Lacrosse as they host Harvard.

March 22, 2018
3:30 pm

Garber Field

Communication alumna and "Vibrator Nation" author Lynn Comella, draws from her recently published book about the history of feminist sex-toy stores to discuss the challenges that progressive retailers face as they attempt to balance profitability and social change in a rapidly expanding and increasingly competitive sexual marketplace.

March 22, 2018
4:00 pm-6:00 pm

Integrative Learning Center, Comm Hub, 3rd floor

This lecture will be led by Virginie Lefebvre Picon, a French architect and urban designer.

March 22, 2018
4:00 pm

Olver Design Building, DB 170

Join curators Margaret Wilson (M.F.A. Studio Arts, 2019, candidate) Alison Ritacco (M.A. Art History, 2019) to view their exhibition.

March 22, 2018
4:30 pm-6:30 pm

University Museum of Contemporary Art

Hosted by the Information Technology Program as part of the Information and Communication Technology Summit 2018.

March 22, 2018
6:00 pm-8:00 pm

Student Union, Cape Cod Lounge

Why do you care about climate change? Learn how to discover and communicate your unique story in a compelling way for different audiences.

March 22, 2018
7:00 pm-9:00 pm

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

The Department of Music and Dance presents Alive with Dance I: Intrinsic Blur, featuring choreography projects by members of the UMass Dance Program.

March 22—March 23, 2018 7:30 pm

Bowker Auditorium

The UMass Graduate History Association (GHA) seeks to bring together presenters from across disciplines to have critical conversations that address relevant issues in our world.

March 23, 2018 4:00 pm-7:00 pm
March 24, 2018 7:00 am-5:00 pm

Isenberg School of Management, Atrium

The Information Technology Program is holding its annual ICT Summit with "Technology for All" as its theme.  The session will focus on tech in our lives, reuse/repurpose of devices, creativity and social impact.

March 23, 2018
9:00 am-3:30 pm

Student Union

Cyber security and asset protection efforts are becoming more difficult as technological advances broaden the scope and scale of integrated systems.

March 23, 2018
11:00 am-12:00 pm

Isenberg School of Management, 106

Professor Marty Woldorff of the Center for Cognitive Neuroscience at Duke University presents the 2018 hMRC Distinguished Lecture sponsored by the Human Magnetic Resonance Center at the Institute for Applied Life Sciences.

March 23, 2018
11:00 am

Life Science Laboratories, S330

The Western MA Health Equity Network, in partnership with the Massachusetts Public Health Association, is hosting a series of Information & Action Sessions to demystify the seemingly complex policy issues that greatly impact our daily lives—housing, transportation, and food.

March 23, 2018
11:30 am-1:00 pm

Campus Center, 168C

The proliferation of social media has given rise to widespread study and speculation about the impact of digital technologies on politics, activism, and social change. Key among these debates is the role social media play in shaping the contemporary public sphere, and by proxy, our democracy. 

March 23, 2018
1:30 pm

Integrative Learning Center, 3rd Floor Communication Hub

The Department of Music and Dance presents a talk by Braxton Shelley, assistant professor at the Radcliffe Institute and the Harvard Faculty of Arts and Sciences, titled "My Mind Is Made Up": Form, Experience, and Meaning in Contemporary Gospel Performance.

March 23, 2018
2:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Room 365
Alpha Lambda Delta (ALD) is an honor society that recognizes first-year students who maintain a high GPA.

March 23, 2018
4:00 pm-7:00 pm

Student Union Ballroom, Ballroom

 Presentations by a panel of graduate film certificate and Ph.D. recipients.

March 23, 2018
4:00 pm-6:00 pm

Integrative Learning Center, S350

The Afro-Braiding and Hair Cutting Contest celebrates hair braiding and cutting tradition/custom.

March 23, 2018
5:00 pm-9:00 pm

Malcolm X Cultural Center

Join us for "La peña de UMass: A Creative Space for Community, Self-expression, and Resistance in These Times," an event that encourages community-building and creativity. Tapas will be served; all are welcome.

March 23, 2018
5:00 pm-7:00 pm

Campus Center, Blue Wall Atrium

Join the Jewish community for Shabbat celebrations and a cultural dinner.

March 23, 2018
6:00 pm-9:30 pm

Commonwealth Honors College Building, CHC Events Hall

This show will have 12 short comedy skits featuring songs, monologues, dances and 4 trillion laughs* Come on down, show your support, and have fun at this free hilarious event.

March 23, 2018
8:00 pm-9:00 pm

Herter Hall, 231

The Center for Agriculture is having a hands-on workshop where participants will learn how to properly prune fruit trees (apples, pears, peaches, etc.).

March 24, 2018
10:00 am-1:00 pm

Windy Hill Farm
Meet fellow alumni living in the LA Area and mingle over food and drinks at the Bungalow in Santa Monica.

March 24, 2018
1:00 pm-4:00 pm

The Bungalow Santa Monica
HASA/CASA is a cultural night hosted by HASA (Haitian American Student Association) and LU (Latinos Unidos) to explore and bring Haitian and Dominican culture to UMass and surrounding communities.

March 24, 2018
7:30 pm

Student Union Ballroom

To promote interfaith understanding, students from diverse religious backgrounds volunteer to help build houses for families who wouldn't otherwise be able to afford one, and to participate in a structured interfaith dialogue.

March 25, 2018 10:30 am-5:30 pm
April 22, 2018 10:30 am-5:30 pm

The skating show is an annual community event, featuring performances by figure skaters at all levels.

March 25, 2018
2:00 pm-4:30 pm

Mullins Center

TCSA's 11th Cultural Night Market recreates Asian night markets and bring these cultural festivities to UMass and its surrounding communities.

March 25, 2018
4:00 pm

Student Union Ballroom

The Department of Music and Dance presents a guest artist concert by Robert van Sice, The Percussion Collective.

March 25, 2018
4:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

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

March 26—April 30, 2018, Mon/Tue 1:00 pm-7:00 pm
March 26—April 30, 2018, Wed/Fri 1:00 pm-5:00 pm

Augusta Savage Gallery

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

March 26, 2018
12:00 pm-1:00 pm

Online

Ainsworth's research focuses on the assessment of physical activity in populations, the evaluation of physical activity questionnaires, and physical activity in women.

March 26, 2018
1:25 pm

Life Science Laboratories, S330-340

Ariel Rubinstein, professor of economics at the School of Economics at Tel Aviv University and the Department of Economics at New York University, will present a talk titled, "A Typology of Players: Between Instinctive and Contemplative."

March 26, 2018
4:00 pm

Crotty Hall, 209

The Department of Music and Dance presents the Opus One Chamber Orchestra, a faculty-student collaboration featuring members of the music department, coordinated by Elizabeth Chang, associate professor of violin.

March 26, 2018
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

The UManage Center for the Science of Symptom Self-Management presents a talk by Portia Singh, senior research scientist at Philips Research North America in Cambridge.

March 27, 2018
12:00 pm-1:00 pm

Life Science Laboratories, S330

Join MaryBeth Kimball, director of new business development and recruitment for professional programs, for an in-person information session in Shrewsbury about the MBA part-time program.

March 27, 2018
6:00 pm-7:00 pm

UMass Collaborative Facilities, Amphitheatre
The Department of Music and Dance presents Brass of UMass, featuring Music Department student brass chamber ensembles.

March 27, 2018
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

A strong statement of the broader impacts (BI) of your research in an NSF proposal can elevate your proposal above the competition, as well as help you communicate the importance of your science to any audience. Well-executed BI activities can also help you realize greater influence with your research. This workshop will help faculty develop ideas for BI projects and identify partners.

March 28, 2018
3:00 pm-4:30 pm

Life Science Laboratories, S330-340

Renaissance Wednesday Lecture on  “Insects in the Renaissance” by Brian Ogilvie, history department. 

March 28, 2018
4:00 pm-5:00 pm

Arthur F. Kinney Center for Interdisciplinary Studies
Professors Deepika Marya and Leah Wing will provide an introduction to key conflict resolution concepts and skills useful in the face of challenges frequently faced by leaders.

March 28, 2018
6:30 pm-8:30 pm

New Africa House, 203

The fourth screening of the 25th anniversary season of the annual Massachusetts Multicultural Film Festival examines the abuse faced by Spanish youth during the Franoist period and extending into the democratic era.

March 28, 2018
7:30 pm

Isenberg School of Management, 137

Stop by one of three Pop-Up Sessions to learn more about the Building Bridges art exhibit and initiative! At the event, you can meet participants and organizers of Building Bridges, pick up a card so you may contribute to Building Bridges, or simply view the artwork—created by students, faculty, and staff from across campus—on display.

March 29, 2018
11:00 am-1:00 pm

Olver Design Building

Students - Need a summer job? Stop by the Summer Jobs and Internships Fair to speak with organization representatives hiring for summer workers from camps, museums, grassroots campaigns, staffing firms, financial, technology, and service organizations.  Bring your UCard; resumes are optional.  

March 29, 2018
1:00 pm-4:00 pm

Goodell Hall, 5th floor Lounge

The Greater Providence Alumni Network invites you to come out to Blake's Tavern to socialize with alumni and friends while rooting for our home team.

March 29, 2018
5:30 pm

Blake's Tavern
Meet fellow Isenberg alumni living in the Greater Boston Area and hear about the construction progress on the new Isenberg Business Innovation Hub, as well as other exciting initiatives.

March 29, 2018
6:00 pm-9:00 pm

UMass Club
UPC is proud to welcome Co-President of the Women's March and Social Justice Activist Tamika D.

March 29, 2018
7:00 pm

Campus Center, Campus Center Auditorium

The Department of Music and Dance presents a guest artist concert by Brockowitz, featuring original compositions by pianist Phil Markowitz and violinist Zach Brock as well as contemporary arrangements of select jazz standards.

March 29, 2018
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

Visionary choreographers unite with world-class dancers in Philadelphia’s premier contemporary company, BalletX.

March 29, 2018
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Concert Hall

Colin Barrett's debut collection of short stories, Young Skins, was published in September 2013 by the independent Irish publisher Stinging Fly Press.

March 29, 2018
8:00 pm

Memorial Hall

Dr. Burcu Balcik will speak about about her research focused on humanitarian rapid needs assessment operations, which are conducted immediately after a disaster to investigate the effects of the disaster on the affected community groups.

March 30, 2018
11:00 am-12:00 pm

Isenberg School of Management, 128

The Center for Latin American, Caribbean and Latino Studies and the Department of Political Science present the conference, "Puerto Rico After Maria: Unnatural Disasters and Community Responses."

March 30, 2018
1:00 pm-7:00 pm

Campus Center, Marriott Center (11th Floor of Campus Center)

Baseball vs. St. Bonaventure

March 30, 2018
3:00 pm

Earl Lorden Field

'Things Words Mean' is an evening of dance, presented by Kelsey Saulnier, that explores the distance between our current selves and our memories, whether close or very far, senses that trigger memories, memories of the future, and more.

March 30, 2018 8:00 pm-9:30 pm

Old Chapel

The Center for Agriculture is having a hands-on workshop to learn the basics for pruning blueberries for your home landscape.

March 31, 2018
10:00 am-12:00 pm

Nicewicz Family Farm
Come out and support Women's Lacrosse as they host Davidson.

March 31, 2018
12:00 pm

Garber Field

Baseball vs. St. Bonaventure

March 31, 2018
1:00 pm

Earl Lorden Field