Month of April 2018
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
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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

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

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

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

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

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

March 9—May 1, 2018

Online

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
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

'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

"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

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

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

Baseball vs. St. Bonaventure

April 1, 2018
12:00 pm

Earl Lorden Field

Deeply connected to nature and interested in human consciousness, visual artist Alicia Hunsicker is inspired by both science and spirituality.

April 3—April 27, 2018, Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri 1:00 pm-6:00 pm
April 1—April 22, 2018, Sundays 2:00 pm-5:00 pm

Hampden Gallery

Fafnir Adamites’ exhibit, "Postsentiment," will include new sculptural works in paper and plaster.

April 1, 2018
2:00 pm-4:00 pm

Hampden Gallery

The drawings in this exhibit are investigations of ideas that Ben Sears has been working with for the past several years.

April 1, 2018
2:00 pm-4:00 pm

Hampden Gallery

Darrin Grondel, director of the state of Washington's Traffic Safety Commission, will give the keynote address at the School of Public Health and Health Sciences symposium "Marijuana Legalized: Research, Practice and Policy Considerations."

April 2, 2018
9:00 am-11:30 am

Campus Center, Amherst Room

Ayshia Stephenson-Celadilla's dissertation defense performance of "Brooklyn Bedroom" starring Sabine Jacques, Sabrina Victor, MarHadoo Mickey Jones, Afrikah Smith and Callum LaFrance.

April 2, 2018
6:15 pm-8:15 pm

Integrative Learning Center, 3rd Fl HUB

You worked hard to reach the milestone of graduation.

April 3—May 31, 2018

Online

The School of Public Health and Health Science holds this event annually as an opportunity for faculty, staff, and students within the School and across the university, along with interested members from our community, to learn more about the research, instruction and outreach conducted by its students.

April 3, 2018
2:00 pm-5:00 pm

Student Union, Ballroom

Tuesday's Baseball Game Moved To Northeastern's Friedman Diamond

April 3, 2018
3:00 pm

Friedman Diamond- Parsons Field, Northeastern University
Researchers in the Harvard Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics at Harvard University are developing and validating assessment instruments intended to measure chemistry and physical science concepts for students and teachers in grades 9 through 12.

April 3, 2018
4:00 pm

Hasbrouck Hall, 138

Joseph Krupczynski is an associate professor of Architecture and the director of Civic Engagement and Service-Learning.

April 3, 2018
5:30 pm

Olver Design Building, DB 170

Meet and network with the College of Information and Computer Sciences entrepreneurs in residence, members of the UMass entrepreneurship ecosystem, and leaders of local startups.

April 3, 2018
5:30 pm-7:30 pm

Computer Science Building, 150/151

These student-led meditation groups are open to the entire UMass community.

April 3—April 25, 2018, Tue/Wed 5:30 pm-6:30 pm

Campus Center

Enjoy a conversation and concert with jazz musicians Christian Scott aTunde Adjuah and Helen Sung.

April 3, 2018
7:00 pm-9:30 pm

Old Chapel

The Department of Music and Dance presents a guest artist concert by 'The Fourth Wall', an ensemble in which musicians are also dancers and actors.

April 3, 2018
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

Celebrating 30 years of performing, the Halau Hula Ka No’eau Ensemble captivates audiences with their exquisite, culturally authentic Hawaiian dance.

April 3, 2018
7:30 pm

Bowker Auditorium

The Department of Music and Dance presents a guest artist concert by Garrett Mendelow, percussion.

April 3, 2018
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Concert Hall

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

April 4, 2018
11:30 am-1:00 pm

Campus Center, 917

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

April 4, 2018
12:00 pm-1:00 pm

Online

Join Marcia McNutt, president of the National Academy of Sciences, for a luncheon discussion about sexual harassment in higher education, particularly as it relates to graduate students and their unique positions in the academy.

April 4, 2018
12:00 pm-1:30 pm

Discover strategies for finding work overseas. Find out how to get settled in a new country and culture. Learn what resources can help you.

April 4, 2018
1:00 pm-2:00 pm

Online

One of the biggest problems facing graduate students experiencing the effects of sexual misconduct is the drastic imbalance of power within the academic environment.

April 4, 2018
2:00 pm

Tawakkol Karman was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 2011 in recognition of her work in non-violent struggle for the expression rights, safety of women and for women’s rights to full participation in peace-building work in Yemen. Tawakkol Karman was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 2011 in recognition of her work in non-violent struggle for the expression rights, safety of women and for women’s rights to full participation in peace-building work in Yemen.

April 4, 2018
3:00 pm-4:00 pm

Goodell Hall, Bernie Dallas Room

Presented in conjunction with the exhibition "Color in Containment," now on view at the University Museum of Contemporary Art, this symposium features Pamela Fraser, associate professor at the University of Vermont and a practicing artist, curator and writer.

April 4, 2018
4:30 pm-6:30 pm

University Museum of Contemporary Art

Former U.S. secretary of education John B. King discusses "Is there a future for public education?"

April 4, 2018
5:00 pm-6:30 pm

Campus Center, Amherst Room, 10th floor

Join the UMass Atlanta Alumni Network for our spring networking social at Kaleidoscope Bistro & Pub, located in the historic neighborhood of Brookhaven in North Atlanta.

April 4, 2018
5:30 pm-8:00 pm

Kaleidoscope Bistro & Pub
The Department of Music and Dance presents the All-University Orchestra, under the direction of Morihiko Nakahara.

April 4, 2018
6:30 pm

Grace Episcopal Church
Through videos, interviews, photographs and photomontage with the subject's original texts and film excerpts, this moving documentary pays tribute to her legacy.

April 4, 2018
7:30 pm

Isenberg School of Management, 137

Join Mechanical and Industrial Engineering (MIE) alumni and friends for an exceptional learning and networking opportunity at our annual alumni event to be held at PTC in Needham.

April 5, 2018
7:30 am-9:00 am

PTC
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.

April 5, 2018
11:00 am-1:00 pm

Hampshire Dining Commons

Prizes will be given for Best in Show, Most Creative, and Best Pun

April 5, 2018
12:00 pm-4:00 pm

Library, W.E.B. Du Bois

Today's game has been postponed due to cold temperatures and wind.

April 5, 2018
2:30 pm

Sortino Field Softball Complex

The event will focus on the disappearance of stable work and the precarity of employment as a growing problem in the U.S.

April 5, 2018
3:30 pm-5:30 pm

Olver Design Building

'Competing Understandings of Implicit Bias' with Lee Jussim, Professor of Psychology and former Chair of the Department, Rutgers University and Neil Lewis, Jr.

April 5, 2018
4:00 pm-5:30 pm

Get the inside stories of Crotty Hall, the new Design Building, renovated Old Chapel, South College addition, Integrative Learning Center, and others.

April 5, 2018
4:00 pm-5:30 pm

Crotty Hall

Jeun Cho of the history department at Amherst College presents a Five College Renaissance Seminar titled "Of Keepers and Stewards, or the  Princely Business of a Northern Renaissance Court."

April 5, 2018
4:30 pm

Arthur F. Kinney Center for Interdisciplinary Studies
The best of the best vie for significant financial contributions to move their venture forward.

April 5, 2018
5:00 pm-8:00 pm

Campus Center, Amherst Room

Come to the Study Abroad starter Kit. We will provide you with the tools you need to plan ahead and embark on the trip of a lifetime.

April 5, 2018
5:30 pm-6:30 pm

Campus Center, 904-08

On behalf of the UMass Amherst Pre-Medical and Pre-Dental Societies, College of Natural Sciences, Kinesiology Club and Commonwealth Honors College, you're invited to participate in the annual Pre-Health Sciences Networking Dinner.

April 5, 2018
6:00 pm-8:00 pm

Student Union Ballroom

Reflective writing, group discussion, and practical steps to support career exploration.

April 5, 2018
7:00 pm-9:00 pm

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

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

April 5, 2018
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Concert Hall

Introducing audiences to the vibrant landscape of new American poetry and fiction and exploring issues essential to the future of American literature, the Juniper Literary Festival features readings with internationally known writers and UMass MFA alums as well as programming from current students who have invigorated the event with performative readings, inventively curated displays, and publications of their work.

April 6, 2018 8:00 pm-10:00 pm
April 7, 2018 10:00 am-9:00 pm

South College

Come out and support Women's Lacrosse as they host St. Bonaventure.

April 6, 2018
3:00 pm

Garber Field

The Word! festival features staged readings by college students of color whose pieces have been selected by the Five College Multicultural Theater Committee.

April 6, 2018
4:00 pm

Fine Arts Center, Atrium

“Trebles in Paradise” is a lighthearted yet candid tale emphasizing some of the unique experiences faced by queer college students.

April 6, 2018 7:30 pm-10:00 pm
April 7, 2018 5:00 pm-7:30 pm
April 8, 2018 5:00 pm-7:30 pm

Integrative Learning Center, N151

Join the UMass Amherst Libraries, in collaboration with UMass Night Out, for a Scary Movie Night featuring "The Blob."

April 6, 2018
6:00 pm-8:30 pm

Library, W.E.B. Du Bois, Learning Commons

We know you're hyped for the Spring Concert (Lil Yatchy and Khalid) but how about the openers? This year, you (the audience), along with the special guest judges, get to vote on the student acts at the talent show to find out: Who will be opening Spring Concert?

April 6, 2018
7:00 pm-10:00 pm

Student Union, Ballroom

The UMass Comedy League is celebrating their 22nd annual Comedy Jam by inviting four all-star shows to the Mahar stage along with shows by your favorites, Toast, Mission: IMPROVable, and Sketch-22.Friday, April 6th, you'll see:Nameless Numberhead.

April 6—April 7, 2018 7:00 pm-9:00 pm

Mahar Auditorium

'The Amazing Race' is is coming back to campus for this semester's competition.

April 6, 2018
7:00 pm-11:00 pm

All Campus

Novelist and essayist Sarah Ladipo Manyika was raised in Nigeria and has lived in Kenya, France and England.

April 6, 2018
8:00 pm

Memorial Hall

Big bands, combos and vocal jazz ensembles will perform with guest artist adjudicator Chris Potter.

April 7, 2018

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

The Social Innovation Conference is a full-day event being curated by the UMass Social Entrepreneurship Club, with the intention of developing the social innovation ecosystem in the Pioneer Valley.

April 7, 2018
9:00 am-4:00 pm

Integrative Learning Center, N151

UMass and the Five College students are invited to experience "Body Politics" and the power of storytelling through a weekend workshop.

April 7—April 8, 2018 9:30 am-5:00 pm

New Africa House, 203

 Horticultural topics covered will be the basics of planting fruit trees, including site selection, choice of variety and rootstock, planting best practices, tree training and pruning, fertilization and ongoing fruit tree care.

April 7, 2018
10:00 am-12:00 pm

Windy Hill Farm
Softball vs. Saint Joseph's

April 7, 2018
12:00 pm

Sortino Field Softball Complex

Learn the basics of pest and disease identification and Integrated Pest Management (IPM) in the home orchard. Hands-on, scouting, monitoring, placement of traps, etc. will be covered.

April 7, 2018
1:00 pm-3:00 pm

Windy Hill Farm
Come on over and play a variety of games with members of KSA.

April 7, 2018
2:00 pm-7:00 pm

Campus Center

Sisters on The Runway hosts its 8th annual Benefit Fashion Show to raise money for Safe Passage, a local domestic violence victim shelter, and raise awareness to the issue of domestic abuse. 

April 7, 2018
6:00 pm-9:00 pm

Campus Center, Auditorium

A world-class soloist, accomplished composer, and formidable bandleader, saxophonist Chris Potter has emerged as a leading light of his generation.

April 7, 2018
8:00 pm

Fine Arts Center Concert Hall

Softball vs. Saint Joseph's

April 8, 2018
12:00 pm

Sortino Field Softball Complex

Come out and support Women's Lacrosse as they host La Salle.

April 8, 2018
1:00 pm

Garber Field

The Department of Music and Dance presents a faculty concert featuring Nadine Shank, piano, with UMass Music alumni guests.

April 8, 2018
4:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

Panel discussion about Moroccan, Yemini and Iraqi communities in Israel. Traditional desserts will be provided.

April 8, 2018
7:00 pm

UMass Hillel
International Scholars Forum - There are many reasons why we might feel uncomfortable in the classroom: mismatched expectations, inappropriate comments or sensitive topics, a lack of shared cultural background with our students, questions that force us off-script, or limited experience with student-centered teaching practices.

April 9, 2018
10:15 am-11:45 am

Goodell Hall, 301, TEFD Conference Room

Professor Léonce Ndikumana of the department of economics will present a Distinguished Faculty Lecture on “Capital Flight from Africa: Is the World Genuinely Ready for Action?”

April 9, 2018
4:00 pm

Old Chapel, Great Hall

Come and meet some of your peers and realize that we have more in common with one another than we might think.

April 9, 2018
4:00 pm-8:00 pm

Isenberg School of Management, Atrium

"Lorraine Hansberry: Sighted Eyes - Feeling Heart," directed by Tracy Heather Strain.

April 9, 2018
5:00 pm-7:30 pm

Malcolm X Cultural Center, Berkshire Dining Commons, Lower Level

Pizza & Book Talk by Naomi Leslie, author of "Fictions of Integration: American Children’s Literature and the Legacies of Brown v. Board of Education."

April 9, 2018
6:45 pm

Furcolo Hall, 102

Stop by the Black Mass Communication Project (BMCP) and Latinos Unidos Culture Check Discussion and Dance! Free food will be served.

April 9, 2018
7:00 pm-9:00 pm

Latin American Cultural Center

Spirit of Place/Finding Home – a panel lead by Leo Hwang, musician, poet and the Dean of Humanities at Greenfield Community College explores the boundaries and malleable nature of home.

April 9, 2018
7:00 pm-9:00 pm

Augusta Savage Gallery

This is an event for assigned female at birth (AFAB) trans and nonbinary folks on practicing positive trans masculinities.

April 9, 2018
7:00 pm-8:30 pm

Stonewall Center

The HFA Student Showcase is a chance for the entire UMass Amherst campus to witness the brilliant creativity of students with majors and minors in the College of Humanities and Fine Arts.

April 10, 2018
11:00 am-5:00 pm

Campus Center Auditorium

Join us for lunch with Room to Read Founder, John Wood, author of the new book Purpose, Incorporated: Turning Cause Into Your Competitive Advantage.

April 10, 2018
12:00 pm

University of Massachusetts Club
Tay Gavin Erickson Lecture Series - The way in which information is represented can have implications for understanding.

April 10, 2018
1:00 pm-2:15 pm

"New Visions 2018," artwork by K-12 students, their visual art teachers, BFA student teachers, and UMass Art Education M.A. students.

April 10, 2018
4:30 pm-6:30 pm

Studio Arts Building, Lee Edwards Gallery

WORKac was founded in 2003 by principals Amale Andraos and Dan Wood.

April 10, 2018
5:30 pm

Olver Design Building

The Black Mass Communication Project (BMCP) presents House of Black, an event featuring a rap battle, free food, and giveaways.

April 10, 2018
6:00 pm-9:00 pm

Malcolm X Cultural Center

Home, Let Me Come Home / Home Is Wherever I'm With You - Linda McInerney (director and producer) and Lindel Hart (actor) engage in an interview, with Lindel asking Linda questions, unrehearsed, about what home can be and how it can be made.

April 10, 2018
7:00 pm-9:00 pm

Augusta Savage Gallery

The Department of Music and Dance presents the UMass Jazz Lab Ensemble, under the direction of Dann Friedman and Zack Bartolomei.

April 10, 2018
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

A social gathering/mixer for assigned male at birth (AMAB) trans and nonbinary students.

April 10, 2018
7:30 pm-9:00 pm

Herter Hall, 214

The Department of Music and Dance presents the Orff Schulwerk Festival, a two-day event for elementary music teachers, students, and collegiate music education majors.

April 11—April 12, 2018 9:00 am-3:00 pm

Campus Center, Amherst Room

Tiffany Vidal, stock assessment specialist for the Massachusetts Division of Marine Fisheries, speaks on "Quantifying Variability in Fish Populations Due to Climate Change and Implications for Management."

April 11, 2018
3:30 pm

Morrill Science Center, 134

Perry Anderson, a founder and former editor of the New Left Review, teaches history at UCLA and is the author of numerous books, including "Lineages of the Absolutist State," "Passages From Antiquity to Feudalism" and, most recently, "The New Old World."

April 11, 2018
4:00 pm

Gordon Hall, 3rd Floor Conference Room

An event for Queer and Trans People of Color.

April 11, 2018
6:00 pm-9:00 pm

Stonewall Center

You're invited to join Chancellor Subbaswamy at the Houndstooth Pub for an evening of socializing and networking.

April 11, 2018
6:00 pm-9:00 pm

Houndstooth
Presented by Black Mass Communication Project (BMCP) and Black Student Union, this annual skate-a-thon features music by DJ Kaikai and prizes for the best celebrity look-alike.

April 11, 2018
6:00 pm-10:00 pm

Interskate 91- Hampshire Mall
Junko Fisher: solo performance by traditional dancer from the main island of Okinawa, Japan. 

April 11, 2018
7:00 pm-9:00 pm

Augusta Savage Gallery

The sixth screening of the 25th anniversary season of the annual Massachusetts Multicultural Film Festival captures the essence of Angel Wagenstein, the great Bulgarian screenwriter, novelist and lifelong revolutionary.

April 11, 2018
7:30 pm

Isenberg School of Management, 137

Facilities & Campus Services is holding a Classroom Conditions Forum to solicit feedback and discussion from UMass students and faculty on current classroom conditions. Discuss your concerns and wishes with FCS customer service representatives and building maintenance personnel.  Complimentary pizza.

April 12, 2018
3:00 pm

Student Union / Cape Cod Lounge
This talk draws from in-depth interviews with distinguished practitioners of multi-modal research scholars, especially in studies of cultural production, who produce works other than articles and books.

April 12, 2018
3:30 pm-5:30 pm

Integrative Learning Center, Comm Hub, 3rd floor

James Kugel, professor emeritus of Bible at Bar Ilan University, will present a lecture titled "In the Garden of Eden: Ancient Biblical Interpreters and Contemporary Literary Theory."

April 12, 2018
4:00 pm

Dallas Mall

Urban designer, artist, author and educator James Richards, FASLA speaks on 'Freehand Visions: The Role of Sketching in a Digital Age.'

April 12, 2018
4:00 pm-5:00 pm

Olver Design Building, 170

"TreaAndrea Russworm teaches in the English Department and has edited various books, most recently Gaming Representation: Race, Gender, and Sexuality in Video Games (2017, co-edited with Jennifer Malkowski).

April 12, 2018
5:00 pm-7:00 pm

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

Network with fellow students, learn more about current  food security initiatives, and identify potential collaborations moving forward. Snacks will be provided. Space is limited, register now.

April 12, 2018
5:30 pm-8:00 pm

Integrative Learning Center, 120

Come prepare your submissions for the Trans Art Showcase.

April 12, 2018
7:00 pm-9:00 pm

Stonewall Center

The seventh screening of the 25th anniversary season of the annual Massachusetts Multicultural Film Festival depicts an unlikely bond between a Wehrmacht sergeant and a Greek-Jewish woman during WWII.

April 12, 2018
7:00 pm

Amherst Cinema
Thomas Buckner: solo vocal performance by New York-based baritone and veteran of new and improvised music.

April 12, 2018
7:00 pm-9:00 pm

Augusta Savage Gallery

Dance students in their fourth-year of study present their graduation concerts as part of the annual Alive With Dance performances.

April 12—April 13, 2018, Thu/Fri 7:30 pm-8:30 pm

Bowker Auditorium

Established by cellist Yo-Yo Ma in 1998, the Silkroad Ensemble is an extraordinary collection of virtuosi, versed in the musical cultures of Asia, Europe, and the Americas.

April 12, 2018
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Concert Hall

Join UMass Hillel for a discussion about mental health and religion, followed by a preview performance of a new play, "Rite of Passage" written by Izzy Salant.Discussion starts at 8, performance starts at 8:45.This event is free and open to the public.

April 12, 2018
8:00 pm-10:30 pm

UMass Hillel
 Be part of the annual Black Mass Communication Project (BMCP) Berk Party featuring music by DJ Kaikai.

April 12, 2018
9:30 pm-12:00 am

Berkshire Dining Commons

The departments of Biostatistics and Epidemiology and Mathematics and Statistics are co-hosting the 32nd annual New England Statistics Symposium. The symposium brings together statisticians from across New England to share research, discuss emerging issues in the field, and network with colleagues. 

April 13, 2018 8:00 am-5:00 pm
April 14, 2018 8:30 am-9:00 pm

Campus Center

Share the Experience: Second Annual Women in Sports Media Symposium with keynote speakers ESPN senior director of communications Keri Potts and commissioner of the A-10 Conference Bernadette V.

April 13, 2018
9:00 am

Integrative Learning Center, S240

Please join us on Friday for a research talk by Michael Miller (Barnard College) titled "Who Does Voter ID Legislation Keep from Voting?" The talk will be from 12:30 - 2pm in Thompson 420 and lunch will be provided. 

April 13, 2018
12:30 pm-2:00 pm

Thompson Hall, 420

Do you have an interest in Science, Engineering, Technology, or Math? Come to STEM Slam to watch your fellow students give 3 minute talks on a wide range of topics.

April 13, 2018
2:00 pm-4:00 pm

Herter Hall, 231

The Department of Music and Dance presents a talk as part of the Research in Music Series by Stefanie Acevedo, a Ph.D. student in music theory at Yale University.

April 13, 2018
2:30 pm

Old Chapel, Conference Room

Baseball vs. Rhode Island

April 13, 2018
3:00 pm

Earl Lorden Field

An afternoon of discussion and  debate cultural nuances from the hit movie "Black Panther."

April 13, 2018
3:00 pm

South College, W245

Pierre Rouzier: UMass doctor and author inspires us to Get Moving as he reads his children's book "Henry Gets Moving" and discusses his life-changing cross country bike trip in the summer of 2016.The Art of Brewing: founders of Element Brewing in Millers Falls share their secrets behind the art and science of making great beer.

April 13, 2018
7:00 pm-9:00 pm

Augusta Savage Gallery

CMASS Cultural Center presents poetry, music and dance.

April 13, 2018
7:00 pm-9:00 pm

Worcester Dining Commons

The Department of Music and Dance presents Brass Bash, featuring trombone, horn and brass choirs, and trumpet and tuba ensembles.

April 13, 2018
7:30 pm

Integrative Learning Center, 151

The Department of Music and Dance presents the Euridice Baroque Ensemble, directed by Robert Eisenstein.

April 13, 2018
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

Soul TV will host its annual fashion show where fashion designs from local and student artists will be highlighted. There will also have a few performances.

April 13, 2018
8:00 pm-2:00 am

Curry Hicks Cage

The Department of Music and Dance presents the 36th Annual New England Saxophone Festival, hosted and coordinated by Jonathan Hulting-Cohen and Felipe Salles.

April 14, 2018
9:00 am-9:00 pm

Fine Arts Center

The annual UMass Powwow is here. Come and have some Indian tacos, browse our indigenous vendors and dance in an intertribal dance with us.

April 14, 2018
10:00 am-6:00 pm

Curry Hicks Cage

Come learn about the many types of pollinators present in our region and how to protect and encourage them in your landscape.

April 14, 2018
10:00 am-1:00 pm

French Hall

The Annual Black Mass Communication Project (BMCP) BBQ will consist of various events including a Powderpuff Football game, 3-on-3 basketball tournament, NPHC stroll comp, and dance performances by the Students of Caribbean Ancestry! There will also be free food and music.

April 14, 2018
10:00 am-6:00 pm

Southwest Residential Area, Horseshoe

Black Mass Communication Project (BMCP) kicks off its Soulfest BBQ with its fun, friendly all-girl Powerpuff game and a 3 on 3 tournament. 

April 14, 2018
10:00 am

Pierpont Field
 

April 14, 2018
10:00 am

Sylvan Residential Area, Basketball Courts

The Daily Collegian invites alumni and friends back to campus for a reunion. Meet current members of the Collegian and reunite with old friends as you reminisce and make new connections.

April 14, 2018
11:00 am

Integrative Learning Center
Softball vs. Saint Louis

April 14, 2018
12:00 pm

Sortino Field Softball Complex

Northeast/Sylvan Area Government presents: QuadFest, an annual celebration and get-together for students in the Northeast Quad.

April 14, 2018
12:00 pm-4:00 pm

Northeast Residential Area

Baseball vs. Rhode Island

April 14, 2018
1:00 pm

Earl Lorden Field

Come join UMass NSSLHA for an American Sign Language workshop taught by Ruth Moore.

April 14, 2018
1:00 pm-3:00 am

Integrative Learning Center, S231

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

April 14, 2018
1:00 pm

Garber Field

Join us for the annual Big Band Bash that brings together generations of band alumni and friends for a night of food, music, dancing, and celebration.

April 14, 2018
4:40 pm-9:30 pm

Campus Center Auditorium
Come out to watch the UMass Minutemen 2018 Spring Game.

April 14, 2018
6:00 pm

McGuirk Alumni Stadium

The Department of Music and Dance presents the UMass Wind Ensemble, under the direction of Matthew Westgate, performing as part of the 36th Annual New England Saxophone Festival, hosted by professors of saxophone Jonathan Hulting-Cohen and Felipe Salles.

April 14, 2018
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Concert Hall

The UMass Amherst Stroke Support Group invites the campus community to join them at Mindful Movement, an inclusive event for stroke survivors, caregivers and members of the local community.

April 15, 2018
11:00 am-2:00 pm

Student Union, Ballroom

Baseball vs. Rhode Island

April 15, 2018
12:00 pm

Earl Lorden Field

Softball vs. Saint Louis

April 15, 2018
12:00 pm

Sortino Field Softball Complex

Join Black Student Union (BSU) for its second annual Bounce Back Brunch, featuring good food and good vibes.

April 15, 2018
12:00 pm-3:00 pm

Malcolm X Cultural Center

The Department of Music and Dance presents the Concert Band, under the direction of Timothy T.

April 15, 2018
2:00 pm

Fine Arts Center Concert Hall

J'ouvert is a large street party held during Carnival throughout many Caribbean cultures, and subsequently in areas where Caribbean peoples have immigrated.

April 15, 2018
2:30 pm-6:00 pm

Parking Lot 33
The University Programming Council presents Spring Concert 2018.

April 15, 2018
7:00 pm

Mullins Center

Patriots' Day is observed as a state holiday.

April 16, 2018

The Department of Music and Dance presents a guest artist concert by the Stan Kenton Legacy Big Band, under the direction of Mike Vax.

April 16, 2018
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

Due to the Patriots' Day holiday, a Monday class schedule will be followed today.

April 17, 2018

Of all the artistic traditions of Tantric Buddhism, painting with colored sand is one of the most unique and exquisite.

April 17—April 20, 2018 10:00 am-12:00 pm
April 17—April 19, 2018 1:00 pm-6:00 pm
April 20, 2018 1:00 pm-4:00 pm

Old Chapel

Baseball vs. Connecticut

April 17, 2018
3:00 pm

Earl Lorden Field

Aurora Levins Morales is a Puerto Rican Ashkenazi Jewish feminist writer, historian and well-rounded radical.

April 17, 2018
4:00 pm-5:30 pm

Student Union, Ballroom

This year's Sidney Kaplan Memorial Lecture will be delivered by Farah Jasmine Griffin of Columbia University.

April 17, 2018
4:30 pm

Augusta Savage Gallery

Gaidi Faraj speaks on "W.E.B. Du Bois, John Brown, and the Spectre of Violence in the Black Freedom Struggle."

April 17, 2018
5:00 pm-7:00 pm

Library, W.E.B. Du Bois, 2202

BFA thesis exhibitions feature the thesis work of bachelor of fine arts candidates in their chosen discipline, including animation, ceramics, intermedia, painting, printmaking and sculpture.

April 17—April 20, 2018 5:00 pm-7:00 pm

Herter Art Gallery

BFA thesis exhibitions feature the thesis work of bachelor of fine arts candidates in their chosen discipline, including animation, ceramics, intermedia, painting, printmaking and sculpture.

April 17—April 20, 2018 5:00 pm-7:00 pm

Herter Art Gallery

Alumnus and scholar activist Jackson Katz will lead a discussion on "Men & #MeToo: Possibilities & Perils in a Time of Change."

April 17, 2018
5:00 pm-7:00 pm

Campus Center Auditorium

The exhibitions feature the thesis work of bachelor of fine arts candidates in their chosen discipline, including animation, ceramics, intermedia, painting, printmaking and sculpture.

April 17—April 20, 2018 5:00 pm-7:00 pm

Herter Art Gallery

Catie Newell is the founding principal of the architecture and art practice *Alibi Studio.

April 17, 2018
5:30 pm

Olver Design Building

Masha Gessen is the Interdisciplinary Studies Institute's resident this spring. Gessen's work as an author, journalist and critic makes her a particularly apt choice, given that the theme of this year's ISI seminar is dissent.

April 17, 2018
6:00 pm-8:00 pm

Integrative Learning Center, N151

An evening with Lebanese novelist and filmmaker Meedo Taha reading from his just-published novel A Road to Damascus and Layaali Arabic Music Trio: Jamal Sinno (qanun), Said Khoury (oud), and Michel Moushabeck (percussion). 

April 17, 2018
7:00 pm

Come join the Cape Verdean Student Alliance (CVSA) as they kick off their Cape Verdean Awareness Week with a talk about violence in the Cape Verdean community. 

April 17, 2018
7:00 pm

Malcolm X Cultural Center, Berkshire Dining Commons Lower Level

The Department of Music and Dance presents the UMass Amherst Symphony Orchestra, under the direction of Morihiko Nakahara.

April 17, 2018
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Concert Hall

 The Center for Student Success Research invites you to participate in four conversations with experts about students with disabilities and Universal Design for Learning (UDL) through a Campus Climate Improvement Grant.

April 18, 2018
9:30 am-11:30 am

Furcolo Hall, W016

Catch a free ride around campus, answer some trivia, and win a prize.Featuring special guests.

April 18, 2018
10:00 am-3:00 pm

All Campus

In celebration of Earth Day 2018, the University of Massachusetts is hosting the Massachusetts Climate Leadership Summit.

April 18, 2018
10:00 am-3:30 pm

Olver Design Building, Atrium

Mark the joyous occasion of the first­-ever university production of this extraordinary multi­media, multi­-genre spectacle by queer New York performance artist Taylor Mac (McArthur Genius Fellow 2017, Pulitzer Prize finalist 2017).

April 18, 2018 6:30 pm
April 20, 2018 6:30 pm
April 21, 2018 1:00 pm
April 26—April 27, 2018 6:30 pm
April 28—April 29, 2018 1:00 pm

Curtain Theater

Baseball vs. Siena

April 18, 2018
3:00 pm

Earl Lorden Field

Social media’s opaque algorithms and filter bubbles have been weaponized to spread fake news and disinformation, hijack attention, and deepen social divisiveness in this current moment of mediated populism.

April 18, 2018
4:00 pm-5:30 pm

Integrative Learning Center, Comm Hub

Join the Cape Verdean Student Alliance (CVSA) dance team and learn how to be a kizomba/passada pro.

April 18, 2018
7:00 pm

Latin American Cultural Center, Dick Rossi Room

The Department of Music and Dance presents the Five College Early Music Collegium, directed by Robert Eisenstein.

April 18, 2018
7:30 pm

Abbey Chapel, Mount Holyoke College
The eighth screening of the 25th anniversary season of the annual Massachusetts Multicultural Film Festival follows Latina activist Julie Contreras as she attempts to expose Herbalife as a massive international pyramid scheme.

April 18, 2018
7:30 pm

Isenberg School of Management, 137

Celebrate Earth Day.

April 19, 2018
9:00 am-4:00 pm

Student Union, South Lawn

Students are invited to an information session hosted by Diplomat in Residence for New England Jon Danilowicz, who will talk about opportunities for internships, exchange programs, fellowships and careers with the Department of State.

April 19, 2018
12:00 pm-1:00 pm

Goodell Hall, Main Lounge (5th Floor)

Softball vs. Hartford

April 19, 2018
4:00 pm

Sortino Field Softball Complex

The Five College Seminars in Book History Lecture featuring Kate Singer - Mt. Holyoke College

April 19, 2018
4:00 pm-5:00 pm

The Arthur F. Kinney Center for Interdisciplinary Renaissance Studies
Katie Stebbins, vice president of economic development for the UMass system, speaks on "The Agile and Entrepreneurial Planner."

April 19, 2018
4:00 pm-5:00 pm

Olver Design Building, 170

"5 Takes on African Art/ 42 Flags" by Fred Wilson winds down with a celebration of this innovative year-long exhibition.

April 19, 2018
5:30 pm-8:00 pm

University Museum of Contemporary Art

Alexander Garvin has combined a career in urban planning and real estate with teaching, architecture, and public service.

April 19, 2018
6:00 pm

Olver Design Building, 170

A one night showcase dedicated to the work of trans individuals by trans individuals.

April 19, 2018
7:00 pm-9:00 pm

Fine Arts Center, FAC Arts Bridge

In this autobiographical compilation film, seven directors from the East German DEFA film studios remember their childhood in the 1950s and 1960s in East Germany.

April 19, 2018
7:00 pm

Amherst Cinema
Engage your love for the Earth with a variety of practices.

April 19, 2018
7:00 pm-9:00 pm

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

The Department of Music and Dance presents a guest artist concert featuring Alan Kay, principal clarinetist of the Orpheus Chamber Orchestra and faculty member at the Juilliard and Manhattan Schools of Music.

April 19, 2018
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

You bring the bras and we'll bring the lighters.

April 19, 2018
9:00 pm-10:00 pm

Herter Hall, 231

Come join the Cape Verdean Student Alliance (CVSA) for a celebration at Berkshire Dining Commons in honor of Cape Verdean Awareness Week.

April 19, 2018
9:30 pm

Berkshire Dining Commons

Learn the ins and outs of applying for the English Teaching Assistant (ETA) component of the Fulbright U.S. Student Program and discover the rewards of teaching English as a second language to a community overseas.

April 20, 2018
10:00 am-11:00 am

Elm Hall, 224

David Khachatryan of Babson College will provide a background on patenting, and discuss one of his ongoing projects that involves text mining of patents related to cybersecurity.

April 20, 2018
11:00 am-12:00 pm

Integrative Learning Center, 131

The Department of Music and Dance presents a talk titled "The Other Obligatory Register and Further Music-Theatrical Lessons on Closure" by Michael Buchler, associate professor of music theory, Florida State University.

April 20, 2018
2:30 pm

Fine Arts Center, 365

Opening of Impressions on Paper: 20th Century American Printmakers.

April 20, 2018
3:00 pm-4:30 pm

Baseball vs. La Salle

April 20, 2018
3:00 pm

Earl Lorden Field

Come celebrate Shabbat and Jewish life at UMass with Chancellor Kumble Subbaswamy.

April 20, 2018
6:00 pm

Hillel House

Come to the Malcolm X Cultural Center for a night of fun and games with the Cape Verdean Student Alliance at their Uril (Mancala) and Bisca Game Night in honor of Cape Verdean Awareness Week.

April 20, 2018
7:00 pm-9:00 pm

Malcolm X Cultural Center, Berkshire Dining Commons Lower Level

The 12th Annual UMASS FTK Dance Marathon brings to culmination a year long fund raising effort for the Baystate Children's Hospital in Springfield through the Children's Miracle Network. 

April 21, 2018
7:00 am-8:00 pm

Curry Hicks Cage

The 2018 Neurodiversity Symposium, focusing on the theme of "Intersectionality and Spectrum Identities," will feature a keynote talk by John Elder Robison, a Neurodiversity town hall and multiple workshop opportunities for educators, students, parents and members of the community.

April 21, 2018
9:30 am-3:00 pm

Integrative Learning Center, N151 ILC

Join the San Francisco Bay Area Alumni Network and make a difference in your community by cleaning up Ocean Beach through the San Francisco Surfrider’s Beach Cleanup Program.

April 21, 2018
10:00 am

Stairwell 17

April 21, 2018
12:00 pm-5:00 pm

Three County Fairgrounds
Movement for Justice in El Barrio is an immigrant, women and people of color-led grassroots community organization that fights for dignity and against displacement in East Harlem, New York City.

April 21, 2018
12:00 pm-6:30 pm

Morgan Elementary School
Baseball vs. La Salle

April 21, 2018
1:00 pm

Earl Lorden Field

Connect with classmates and current students, share memories, and learn about changes since your time on campus.

April 21, 2018
4:00 pm-10:00 pm

The Hatch, Student Union
 

April 21, 2018
7:00 pm-8:30 pm

Mahar Auditorium

The Department of Music and Dance presents the UMass Chamber Choir, conducted by Tony Thornton.

April 21, 2018
7:30 pm

Grace Episcopal Church
The Grunge Revival Concert Series makes a stop at the Mullins Center.

April 21, 2018
7:30 pm

Mullins Center

The Department of Music and Dance presents the UMass Marimba Banda and Ensembles, under the direction of Thom Hannum.

April 21, 2018
7:30 pm

Bowker Auditorium

The UMass Motorsport Club will be hosting its 12th annual car show.

April 22, 2018
10:00 am-4:00 pm

Lot 33
Join us for a day of hope and healing as we walk to raise awareness about suicide, help break the stigma around mental health, and raise funds for important life saving trainings, research and education for suicide prevention.

April 22, 2018
10:00 am-1:00 pm

Southwest Beach Quad
Baseball vs. La Salle

April 22, 2018
12:00 pm

Earl Lorden Field

Mingle & SchmoozeHampden Main Gallery: Alicia Hunsicker: SHIFT Hampden Incubator Project Space: Ben Sears: ExcavationsHampden North Gallery: Fafnir Adamites: Postsentiment

April 22, 2018
2:00 pm-4:00 pm

Hampden Gallery

The Department of Music and Dance presents the Women's Choir and Opera Workshop, coordinated by Tony Thornton and Marjorie Melnick, with the choir conducted by Mimi Goodman.

April 22, 2018
2:00 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

The Department of Music and Dance presents the Wind Ensemble, closing out its 2017-18 season with a collection of chamber pieces written for various instrumental combinations, both modern and traditional.

April 22, 2018
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

If you are a first-generation student, you are invited to a First-Generation and Low Income Student Experience Mixer.

April 23, 2018
4:00 pm-6:00 pm

Campus Center, Marriot Room

A major achievement of transnational sexology studies is its attentiveness to the epistemological consequences of movement.

April 23, 2018
5:00 pm

Campus Center 911-15
The Department of Music and Dance presents the UMass String Chamber Concert, coordinated by Elizabeth Chang.

April 23, 2018
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

Get the competitive edge by mastering the Fulbright U.S. Student Program Research Grant application process.

April 24, 2018
10:00 am-11:00 am

Rosimar Rios-Berrios speaks on "Navigating academic transitions: finding scholarships, internships, and opportunities that promote student success."

April 24, 2018
11:30 am-1:00 pm

Softball vs. Rhode Island (Doubleheader)

April 24, 2018
12:00 pm

Sortino Field Softball Complex

Jeanne Alhusen, assistant dean of research for the school of nursing at the University of Virginia, will share her research examining the influence of intimate partner violence on maternal and neonatal outcomes.

April 24, 2018
12:00 pm-1:00 pm

Skinner Hall, 101

This presentation will describe the EUREKA! program, highlight how this program makes a real and lasting difference in the lives of the scholars who join, discuss its importance for underrepresented groups at a key life stage, translate that knowledge into quantifiable broader impacts, and of course, show you just how much fun it is.

April 24, 2018
4:00 pm

Hasbrouck Hall, 138

"Tropical Cyclone Intensification under Moderate Vertical Wind Shear" will be discussed by Rosimar Rios-Berrios of the National Center for Atmospheric Researchin Boulder, Colorado.

April 24, 2018
4:00 pm-5:00 pm

Integrative Learning Center, S131

Pulitzer Prize-winning author David Oshinsky will present the 2018 Kathryn and Paul Williamson Lecture, based on his book "Bellevue: Three Centuries of Medicine and Mayhem at America's Most Storied Hospital."  

April 24, 2018
5:00 pm

"The Original Sin of Europe’s Dark Twentieth Century: (Re)Integrating the Armenian Genocide Into European and World History," a talk by Stefan Ihrig,  University of Haifa. 

April 24, 2018
5:00 pm

Institute for Holocaust, Genocide, and Memory Studies, event hall

Hampden Gallery, in collaboration with Southwest Area Government, presents an outdoor evening screening of the 19th Annual Animation Show of Shows.

April 24, 2018
8:30 pm

Hampden Gallery

The Center for Student Success Research invites you to participate in four conversations with experts about students with disabilities and Universal Design for Learning through a Campus Climate Improvement Grant.

April 25, 2018
9:30 am-11:30 am

Furcolo Hall, W016

Feeling stressed?  Stop by the Paws Program event in the Student Union Ballroom as well as the W.E.B. Du Bois Library to hang out with therapy dogs.

April 25, 2018
11:00 am-1:30 pm

Student Union Ballroom and W.E.B. Du Bois Library
Presented by Mario Small, professor of sociology, Harvard University.

April 25, 2018
11:30 am

Campus Center, Hadley Room

Join BRIDGE scholar Rosimar Rios-Berrios, for lunch. Graduate students from all disciplines are encouraged to attend.

April 25, 2018
12:00 pm-1:30 pm

Campus Center, 911-15

Don't be daunted by the blank page. Learn how to write an effective, compelling, and competitive personal statement for your national scholarship application.

April 25, 2018
2:00 pm-3:30 pm

Mark Guzdial, professor and computing education researcher at Georgia Institute of Technology, speaks on "Using Learning Sciences Research to Improve Computing Teaching."

April 25, 2018
3:30 pm-5:00 pm

Computer Science Building, 151

Softball vs. UConn

April 25, 2018
4:00 pm

Sortino Field Softball Complex

 A memorial event for Professor emeritus Julius Lester.

April 25, 2018
4:00 pm

Old Chapel

Laura Lagano presents The Department of Nutrition's 30th annual Virginia A. Beal Lecture. Her talk is titled "Medical Cannabis: Are You Ready for the New Frontier of Healthcare?"

April 25, 2018
6:00 pm

Student Union, Ballroom

After five men survive the apocalypse, their only hope is to build a machine that will help them find other survivors. Armed with acrobatic talents and a generous heap of ingenuity, they'll do whatever it takes to navigate this brave new world without telephones, computers, electricity...or women.

April 25, 2018
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Concert Hall

The ninth and final screening of the 25th anniversary season of the annual Massachusetts Multicultural Film Festival showcases a heartfelt relationship between two unlikely friends as they travel to new places to meet new faces.

April 25, 2018
7:30 pm

Isenberg School of Management, 137

Now in its sixth year, #UMassGives is two-day online fundraising event on when alumni, parents, faculty, staff, students, and friends of UMass Amherst come together to support their favorite areas of campus and to win prizes in matching funds to benefit their causes.

April 26—April 27, 2018

Online

The School of Public Health and Health Sciences will host a campus kickoff event celebrating the launch of its new Center for Community Health Equity Research.

April 26, 2018
9:30 am-12:30 pm

Campus Center, Amherst Room

 You have the experience to back up an application, but how do you convey it? Organize your academic, work, volunteer, and/or personal experiences to support a strong scholarship application.

April 26, 2018
11:00 am-12:00 pm

Mark Guzdial, professor and computing education researcher at Georgia Institute of Technology, speaks on "Research Issues Around Preparing Computing Educators." 

April 26, 2018
12:00 pm-1:30 pm

Furcolo Hall, 102

Substance use disorders are the most common cause of preventable disability in the United States, and accidental overdose (often involving opioids) is the leading cause of injury-related death in our country.

April 26, 2018
3:00 pm-5:00 pm

Student Union Ballroom

Dan S. Collins Memorial Lecture featuring Katherine Eggert, from the University of Colorado Boulder. 

April 26, 2018
4:00 pm-5:00 pm

The Arthur F. Kinney Center for Interdisciplinary Renaissance Studies
At the Offshore Wind Energy IGERT Student Poster Session, students will present posters showcasing the wide range of research that is proposed or currently underway.

April 26, 2018
5:00 pm-7:00 pm

Campus Center, Hadley Room

The Student Government Association (SGA) is hosting its first town hall featuring President Sullivan, Vice President Amazan and the Executive Cabinet. 

April 26, 2018
5:30 pm-7:30 pm

Campus Center, 804-08

The Jones Library's Fifth Annual Samuel Minot Jones Awards for Literary Achievement will honor Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter, author and journalism professor Madeleine Blais, and Amherst Regional High School Theater Program, currently led by John Bechtold, for their literary contributions.

April 26, 2018
6:00 pm-9:00 pm

Mead Art Museum
Meet fellow alumni living in the Greater New York Area and hear about the construction progress on the new Isenberg Business Innovation Hub, as well as other exciting initiatives.

April 26, 2018
6:30 pm-8:30 pm

High Bar Lounge
Students, faculty and staff are invited to celebrate Asian Pacific Islander American Heritage Month and identify common values to promote collaboration and build community.

April 26, 2018
6:30 pm-8:30 pm

Campus Center, Amherst Room, 10th Floor

The Department of Music and Dance presents Jazz Ensemble I and Studio Orchestra, under the direction of Jeffrey Holmes.

April 26, 2018
7:30 pm

Bowker Auditorium

Celebrate Arbor Day with a variety of activities.

April 27, 2018
9:00 am-3:00 pm

All Campus

Celebrate Founders Day by attending a free cookout on the Goodell lawn.

April 27, 2018
11:00 am-2:00 pm

Goodell Lawn
The Institute for Holocaust, Genocide and Memory Studies presents apanel discussion, "Holocaust Memory in Contemporary Poland and Israel: The Challenge From Right-Wing Regimes."

April 27, 2018
4:30 pm

Institute for Holocaust, Genocide, and Memory Studies, event hall

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

April 27, 2018
5:00 pm

Garber Field

"Utsav" seeks to explore the intricate world of Indian classical arts by showcasing the ancient music and dance forms of Odissi, Kathak and Bharata Natyam.

April 27, 2018
6:00 pm-7:30 pm

Old Chapel, Great Hall

Author and activist Kali Akuno speaks on "Jackson Rising: The Struggle for Economic Democracy and Black Self-Determination in Jackson, Mississippi."

April 27, 2018
6:00 pm

Mahar Auditorium

The Department of Music and Dance presents Junior Choreography Dance Projects, featuring works by members of the Dance Program.

April 27—April 28, 2018 7:30 pm

Totman Gym, Performance Lab

Cameron Carpenter is smashing the stereotypes of organists and organ music, all the while generating international acclaim unprecedented in his field.

April 27, 2018
8:00 pm

Fine Arts Center Concert Hall

Hold onto your wigs; grab your glitter; and get ready to raise a glass with the Fine Arts Center and Department of Theater  to celebrate the arts and the LGBTQIA+ community with an after-party following the production of "The Lily’s Revenge" and the presentation of organist and LGBTQIA+ activist Cameron Carpenter.

April 27, 2018
10:00 pm

Fine Arts Center

14th Annual Historical Swordsmanship Symposium.

April 28, 2018
9:00 am-4:00 pm

The Arthur F. Kinney Center for Interdisciplinary Renaissance Studies
Take a study break, have fun, and say goodbye to friends before spring semester ends.

April 28, 2018
11:00 am-3:00 pm

Southwest Residential Area

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

April 28, 2018
12:00 pm

Garber Field

Asian Night is an annual cultural student talent show and our biggest event of the year.

April 28, 2018
6:30 pm-9:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Concert Hall

The Department of Music and Dance presents the UMass Chamber Choir and University Chorale with the Springfield Symphony Orchestra and Chorus and the Illuminati Vocal Arts Ensemble in a performance of Verdi's Requiem.

April 28, 2018
7:30 pm

Springfield Symphony Hall
Sketch 22 is saying good bye to its 5 seniors: Becca Regan, Tanner Goldberg, Corey Ross, Kristina Georgadarellis, and Jeff Heithmar. Come by for some sketches and 2 minutes from every senior where they do - Whatever They Want. 

April 28, 2018
8:00 pm-9:00 pm

Herter Hall, 231

Hambrecht is a painter working across media, specifically pen, embroidery and paint; she considers a visual language that investigates the inconsistency of time through space.

April 29—May 4, 2018, Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri 1:00 pm-6:00 pm
April 29—May 4, 2018, Sundays 2:00 pm-5:00 pm

Hampden Gallery

Keough and Lapossy will turn the gallery into a sound booth to host a dinner for five guests.

April 29—May 10, 2018, Sundays 2:00 pm-5:00 pm
April 29—May 10, 2018, Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri 1:00 pm-6:00 pm

Hampden Gallery

A BFA thesis exhibition, "Origins: It Feels Different With You Here," created by senior Eva Lin Fahey, who is currently pursuing a degree in painting with a art history minor, consists of abstracted spaces that create both intimacy with the viewer and self-reflective environments, focusing on the concept of consanguinity and personal origin.

April 29, 2018 2:00 pm-4:00 pm
May 1—May 4, 2018, Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri 1:00 pm-6:00 pm

Hampden Gallery

Alumni, family, and friends are invited to the third annual Women’s Rowing Alumnae Day.

April 29, 2018
9:00 am-5:00 pm

UMass Boathouse
The Department of Music and Dance presents the Vocal Jazz Ensemble, under the direction of Catherine Jensen-Hole.

April 29, 2018
1:00 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

Israeli podcast and radio show, Israel Story, will be coming to the University of Massachusetts Amherst on Sunday, April 29 as the last stop on their Spring 2018 US tour.

April 29, 2018
7:00 pm

Integrative Learning Center, N151

Celebrating diversity and inclusion in the sciences.

April 30, 2018
2:00 pm-5:00 pm

Library, W.E.B. Du Bois, Digital Media Lab

UMass Honors is an evening to celebrate the many achievements and accomplishments of our faculty in research, teaching and outreach.  

April 30, 2018
6:00 pm-8:30 pm

Campus Center Auditorium

"G is for Gun" is a 30-minute documentary film exploring the highly controversial trend of armed faculty and staff in K-12 schools.

April 30, 2018
6:45 pm

Furcolo Hall, 102

Dave Rubin was once deeply embedded in progressive politics- he even hosted a show for The Young Turks.

April 30, 2018
7:00 pm-8:30 pm

Bowker Auditorium

The Department of Music and Dance presents the Symphony Band, closing out the 2017-18 season with music filled with variations of all kinds.

April 30, 2018
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Concert Hall