Week of  September 16—22, 2018
Thirteen artists and architects have created outdoor installations on the UMass Amherst campus and in the town of Amherst, connecting “town and gown” in innovative ways.

July 1—November 1, 2018

All Campus

This opportunity has reached capacity. Resume reviews are also available 365 days a year through Alumni Advisors.

September 1—September 26, 2018

Online

Following on the heels of the Summer of Love, 1968 seemed like a world apart. It was a year of social experimentation and optimism, but also a year of rebellion, assassination, political agitation, and violence. 

September 1—December 21, 2018
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November 22

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

Lynn Peterfreund has been drawing, painting and doing printmaking for decades, working both abstractly and representationally. Observational drawing has been the basis of it all, informing other work done from memory and imagination.

September 10—September 25, 2018, Mon/Tue 1:00 pm-7:00 pm
September 5—September 26, 2018, Wed/Thu/Fri 1:00 pm-5:00 pm

Augusta Savage Gallery

We Grow Accustomed to the Dark is an exhibition that investigates the role of identity in the current political climate by probing the connection between poetry and visual art. 

September 5—September 21, 2018, weekdays 11:00 am-4:00 pm
September 9—September 23, 2018, Sundays 1:00 pm-4:00 pm

Herter Art Gallery

This is a weekly drop-in group for students who are coming out as lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, queer, intersex, or asexual and for students who are already out and looking for a place of support to talk about being LGBTQIA+.

September 5—April 24, 2019, Wednesdays 6:30 pm-8:00 pm

Wilder Hall, 102

Enjoy great conversation and meet new friends over free coffee, tea and tasty snacks.

September 6, 2018 4:00 pm-5:00 pm
September 19, 2018 4:00 pm-5:00 pm
October 1, 2018 4:00 pm-5:00 pm
October 18, 2018 4:00 pm-5:00 pm
November 6—November 6, 1969 4:00 pm-5:00 pm
November 26, 2018 4:00 pm-5:00 pm
December 11, 2018 4:00 pm-5:00 pm

Campus Center, Blue Wall, Light Court Room

Professional yoga instruction for the UMass Amherst campus community and beyond.

September 10—December 14, 2018, Mon/Wed 8:15 am-9:45 am
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October 8, November 12, November 19—November 21, December 31, January 21, February 18, April 15

Fine Arts Center, 204

This is a weekly drop-in group for UMass students who identify as trans or gender nonconforming.

September 11—April 30, 2019, Tuesdays 6:30 pm-8:00 pm

University Health Services (UHS), 302

At the start of 2017, longstanding political and social rifts in the United States created a sense of fear and anxiety on many campuses across the US. Our sense of a collective public purpose and our desire for an engaged democracy — so important to the public mission of UMass Amherst — were challenged in many ways. The “Building Bridges” project grew out of this key moment. 

September 12—December 7, 2018, Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri 11:00 am-4:30 pm
September 15—December 9, 2018, weekends 2:00 pm-5:00 pm
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November 18—November 25

University Museum of Contemporary Art

Awaken your inner creativity and learn to create  pieces of jewelry and Native  art using beads.  Materials and tools provided.

September 13—November 29, 2018, Thursdays 6:00 pm-8:00 pm
December 5, 2018, Wednesdays 6:00 pm-8:00 pm
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November 22

Josephine White Eagle Cultural Center

14th annual film festival, New Asia Cinema, presents Global Indigenous Visions.

September 12—December 12, 2018, Wednesdays 7:30 pm-10:00 pm
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November 14, November 21

Isenberg School of Management, 137 (Flavin Family Auditorium)

What does it mean for the fields of art and math to intersect? This exhibition offers glimpses into the work of Pau Atela, a professor in the Department of Mathematics at Smith College, that show how bridges can indeed be built between these two worlds.

September 13—December 9, 2018, Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri 11:00 am-4:30 pm
September 15—December 9, 2018, weekends 2:00 pm-5:00 pm
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November 18—November 25

University Museum of Contemporary Art

The Concinnitas Portfolio comprises the contributions of ten mathematicians and physicists in response to the prompt to transcribe their "most beautiful mathematical expression." 

September 13—December 7, 2018, Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri 11:00 am-4:30 pm
September 15—December 9, 2018, weekends 2:00 pm-5:00 pm
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November 18—November 25

University Museum of Contemporary Art

All students, families, and community members can come in to meet with a Financial Aid Counselor for advice and FAFSA help. 

September 13—December 6, 2018, Thursdays 2:30 pm
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November 22

Wilder Hall, 005

Come hang out on the Goodell lawn every Friday afternoon for some live music, fresh organic food, chef demos, craft sales, and good company.

September 14—November 16, 2018, Fridays 12:00 pm-4:00 pm
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September 28

Goodell Hall, Lawn

UMass Women's Soccer hosts Eastern Michigan at Rudd Field.

September 16, 2018
1:00 pm

Rudd Field

Throughout Murray’s career, her art process has traversed the terrain between the studio and interactive public collaboration. The content of her art is concerned with cultural and social issues.

September 16—October 7, 2018, Sundays 2:00 pm-5:00 pm
September 18—October 11, 2018, Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri 1:00 pm-8:00 pm

Hampden Gallery

All week long, UMass Dining will be serving up your favorite meals featuring Danone products for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

September 17—September 20, 2018

All Dining Commons

No matter your major, you can study abroad! Find out how at the UMass Amherst International Programs Office (IPO) Education Abroad Fair!  

September 17, 2018
1:00 pm-3:00 pm

Campus Center, Auditorium

Are you an international staff, faculty or scholar? Meet the rest of the UMass Amherst international community.

September 17, 2018
5:00 pm-7:00 pm

Student Union, Ballroom

The Department of Music & Dance presents a faculty concert by Gregory Spiridopoulos, trombone and Nikki Stoia, piano.

September 17, 2018
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

Walk in and get tested for sexually transmitted infections (STIs) and HIV.

September 18, 2018
11:00 am-3:00 pm

Campus Center, 163

Please join the College of Nursing for the second talk in its 2018 Fall Seminar Series.

September 18, 2018
12:00 pm-1:00 pm

Skinner Hall, 101

This presentation by Sarah Doyle looks at ways to teach about dinosaur footprints, glaciers, the formation of the Connecticut River Valley, and related topics by using the stories, documents, interactive map, special features, and other features on the Impressions from a Lost World website. 

September 18, 2018
4:00 pm

Hasbrouck Hall, 109

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

September 18, 2018
6:00 pm-7:00 pm

UMass Club, Concourse Level, Room LL301
Come Join UMass Hillel for Reform, Conservative and Orthodox Services on Yom Kippur.

September 18—September 19, 2018 6:30 pm-8:00 pm

Campus Center, Cape Cod Lounge

The College of Nursing is delighted to present an interactive conversation with Ben Wood, Director of the Office of Community Health Planning and Engagement for the MA Department of Public Health, Bureau of Community Health and Prevention.

September 19, 2018
12:00 pm-1:00 pm

Skinner Hall, 101

Jennifer Claster of Claster Landscape presents "Can't Plow That! - Reflections of a Rural Landscape Architect."

September 19, 2018
4:30 pm-5:30 pm

Olver Design Building, 170

Learn to recognize an overdose, use Narcan and become part of the movement toward recovery and hope.

September 19, 2018
5:00 pm-6:30 pm

Skinner Hall, 12

Join MaryBeth Kimball, Director of New Business Development & Recruitment for Professional Programs for an in-person information session in Springfield.

September 19, 2018
6:00 pm-7:00 pm

UMass Center at Tower Square
Come out to reconnect with UMass alumni and meet new friends living in your city.

September 19, 2018
6:00 pm-8:00 pm

110 Grill Worcester
The Department of Music & Dance presents guest artist Ava Ordman, trombone, from Michigan State University.

September 19, 2018
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

The Laboratory of Medical Zoology hosts Dr. Jonathan Runstadler's seminar title,  "Tracking Influenza in Wild Animal Hosts and Preparing for the Next Pandemic Virus."

September 20, 2018
11:30 am-12:30 pm

Morrill Science Center, 222

If post-truth political discourse might be characterized by a play on affective predispositions and bodily responses of old beliefs that re-appear as new, that is particularly of our condition of computational culture (Parisi, 2017), then we might understand post-truth as a play on the ‘error’ of quantitative instrumental reason.

September 20, 2018
11:30 am-12:45 pm

Furcolo Hall, 101

Conversations with South Korean Poet SONG KYUNG DONG on South Korea's candlelight revolution.   

September 20, 2018
11:30 am-12:45 pm

Thompson Hall, 620

Get the inside stories of Crotty Hall, the new Design Building, renovated Old Chapel, South College addition, Integrative Learning Center, and others from Ludmilla Pavlova, Senior Campus Planner.

September 20, 2018
4:00 pm-5:30 pm

Library, W.E.B. Du Bois, meet in Lobby

UMass Women's Soccer hosts Duquesne at Rudd Field.

September 20, 2018
4:00 pm

Rudd Field

The Block Party returns to North Pleasant Street in downtown Amherst.

September 20, 2018
5:00 pm-9:00 pm

Downtown Amherst
Join MaryBeth Kimball, Director of New Business Development & Recruitment for Professional Programs for an in-person information session in Shrewsbury.

September 20, 2018
6:00 pm-7:00 pm

UMass Collaborative Facilities, Amphitheatre
Rev. Dr. William J. Barber, II is president of Repairers of the Breach, national co-chair of the 2018 Poor People’s Campaign, and leads an alliance of more than 200 progressive organizations best known as “Moral Monday.” 

September 20, 2018
6:00 pm-7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center

adrienne maree brown, author of Emergent Strategy: Shaping Change, Changing Worlds, shares keen insights into how the natural world teaches us about transformative justice, through ideas of adaptation, decentralization, resilience, iteration, fractal selves, and creating more possibilities.

September 20, 2018
7:00 pm-9:00 pm

Library, W.E.B. Du Bois, 2601, Floor 26

The Department of Music & Dance presents a faculty concert by Fumi Tomita, jazz bass, with guest artist Dave Detweiler, assistant professor of jazz saxophone from Florida State University.

September 20, 2018
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

Join us for a day of presentations and dialogue between local community leaders/partners, faculty, staff, and students who are developing social justice approaches to university-community partnerships within Latinx communities in Western Massachusetts. 

September 21, 2018
9:00 am-4:00 pm

Campus Center, Amherst Room (10th floor)

This is an informal drop-in Q & A session about connecting with other first gen students, decreasing stress, learning about when to reach out for help, and exploring campus resources for mental wellness.

September 21, 2018 12:00 pm-1:30 pm
September 25, 2018 3:30 pm-5:00 pm

Middlesex House, CCPH

Join us for a folk revival concert to celebrate the donation of the Folk New England Collection to Special Collections and University Archives.

September 21, 2018
5:00 pm-7:30 pm

Old Chapel

As part of the 6th Annual Amherst Poetry Festival and its participating exhibit We Grow Accustomed to the Dark, Herter Gallery presents a special night of poetry reading and live performance.

September 21, 2018
5:00 pm-6:30 pm

Herter Art Gallery

XTCA: Cross Town Contemporary Art is an outdoor public art exhibition that seeks to reveal our interconnectedness as citizens and to highlight the gateway district between downtown Amherst and the University of Massachusetts.

September 21, 2018
5:00 pm-7:00 pm

University Museum of Contemporary Art

Opening reception for an interactive sculpture installation by UMass architect/activist Joseph Krupczynski

September 21, 2018
5:00 pm-7:00 pm

University Museum of Contemporary Art

Come reunite with Friends from Past Birthright trips and learn about going on a FREE trip to Israel this winter!

September 21, 2018
7:00 pm

Hillel House

The public is invited to witness sunrise and sunset associated with the autumnal equinox among the standing stones of the UMass Amherst Sunwheel at  6:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. 

September 22, 2018

Sunwheel

The UMCA  presenta a full-day XTCA Symposium, in connection with our exhibition XTCA: Cross Town Contemporary Art.

September 22, 2018
10:00 am-4:00 pm

Olver Design Building

UMass Men's Soccer hosts Dartmouth at Rudd Field.

September 22, 2018
1:00 pm

Rudd Field

Come out and support the football team as it hosts Charlotte.

September 22, 2018
3:30 pm

McGuirk Alumni Stadium

Community members will visit all twelve outdoor sculptures of the XTCA: Cross Town Contemporary Art exhibition, walking from UMass to Amherst Center.

September 22, 2018
4:00 pm-5:00 pm

UMass campus to Amherst Center