Week of  March 18—24, 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
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November 23, March 15

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

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
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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
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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
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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
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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

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

February 21—March 23, 2018

Online

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

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
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May 13—August 19, Sundays, May 28, 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

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
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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
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March 13—March 18

Hampden Gallery

Spring recess.

March 11—March 18, 2018

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

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

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

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
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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

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

Free and open to all.

March 21, 2018
4:00 pm-5:00 pm

Arthur F. Kinney Center for Interdisciplinary Studies
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

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

"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
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March 10—March 18

University Museum of Contemporary Art

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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