Week of  November 11—17, 2018
Mindfulness for All is a drop in, eight-week series of one-hour sessions for all members of the UMass Amherst campus community.

October 2—November 27, 2018, Tuesdays 12:00 pm-1:00 pm
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November 20

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

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

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
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November 21, December 19—January 16, March 13

Wilder Hall, 102

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
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November 20, December 25—January 15, March 12

University Health Services (UHS), 302

Graduate Film Certificate Program applications are due February 1, 2019.

September 12—February 1, 2019

Online

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

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

This is the latest in a series of exhibitions that highlights the artwork of UMass Amherst Worker Artists.

September 24—December 27, 2018
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November 17—November 18, November 22, November 24, December 22—December 23, December 25

Science and Engineering Library

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

September 25—December 5, 2018, Tue/Wed
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October 9, November 14, November 20—November 21

Campus Center - Marriott Center, 1101

The Student Scholar Series offers a space where students present their class research project and/or perform a talent or a skill.

September 26, 2018 6:00 pm-8:00 pm
October 29, 2018 6:00 pm-8:00 pm
November 13, 2018 6:00 pm-8:00 pm

Malcolm X Cultural Center

Through Domestic Exchange, UMass students can study at another college or university, allowing them to live in another geographic area, access courses and facilities not offered at their home campus, and broaden their undergraduate experience. 

October 17—May 1, 2019, Wednesdays 4:45 pm
October 18—April 26, 2019, Thu/Fri 2:30 pm
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December 13—January 21

Goodell Hall, 511

The “[containing] great space” exhibition originated with the notion of a container like image as a vehicle to enter a place of interiority, and the possibilities of distinctly personal results when artists embark on this path.

October 23—November 15, 2018, Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri 1:00 pm-6:00 pm
October 21—November 11, 2018, Sundays 2:00 pm-5:00 pm

Hampden Gallery

Aptly titled in honor of Paul Laurence Dunbar’s iconic poem, We Wear The Mask displays Dorrance Hill’s creative depth and many years of experience in a long awaited exhibit.

October 29—November 13, 2018, Mon/Tue 1:00 pm-7:00 pm
October 31—November 16, 2018, Wed/Thu/Fri/Sat 1:00 pm-5:00 pm
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November 12

Augusta Savage Gallery

Come have some free coffee and chat with an officer from the Amherst Police Department. Come with any questions or topics of conversation, and learn more about your Amherst community

November 1—November 29, 2018, Thursdays 11:00 am-1:00 pm
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November 22

Student Union, 314

Keep your eyes out for Team Positive Presence around the Southwest area as they complete random act of kindness—we often hand out tasty treats and items that are sure to make you smile.

November 5—November 6, 2018 10:00 am-11:00 am
November 13—November 14, 2018 10:00 am-11:00 am

All Campus

Enjoy the interaction between acclaimed musician Gohar Vardanyan and select New England advanced guitar students.

November 11, 2018
9:30 am-11:30 am

Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art
Veterans Day is an official public holiday in the United States that honors persons who have served in the armed forces.

November 12, 2018

All Campus

The Department of Music & Dance presents a concert by Eric Huebner, Orchestral Pianist for the New York Philharmonic.

November 12, 2018
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

The College of Nursing and the UManage Center for Building the Science of Symptom Self-Mangement presents the latest talk in the College's Fall Seminar Series: "Bioinspired Sensors and Devices for Wearable Technology" by Jun Yao, assistant professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering.

November 13, 2018
12:00 pm-1:00 pm

Skinner Hall, 101

University Women's Network (UWN) is hosting Believe Me, It's YOU! Dealing with Difficult People with author, keynote speaker, & leadership trainer, Nancy Hunter Denney.

November 13, 2018
12:00 pm-1:00 pm

Campus Center, Hadley Room, 10th Floor

In this workshop with Walidah Imarisha, participants will imagine themselves 55 years in the future, and engage in writing entries for the 2070 People’s Encyclopedia about current issues and events now, as a way of imagining how the world today can lead to the world we want.

November 13, 2018
3:30 pm-5:30 pm

University Museum of Contemporary Art

The Psychology of Peace and Violence Program Interdisciplinary Seminar on Conflict and Violence is designed to promote interdisciplinary exchanges among faculty and students interested in the topics of conflict, violence, and peace, from a wide range of departments across campus.

November 13, 2018
4:00 pm-5:00 pm

Commonwealth Honors College, Events Hall

Join W.E.B. Du Bois Library and the Women of Color Leadership Network for dinner to learn about how being a librarian can, not only be a rewarding career, but also help positively impact library patron, students and communities.

November 13, 2018
5:30 pm-7:00 pm

New Africa House, 127

Join professors in the Department of Political Science and other interested parties for an open conversation about the implications of the midterm election results!

November 13, 2018
6:00 pm-8:00 pm

Commonwealth Honors College, Events Hall East

Educator, writer, public scholar and spoken word artist Walidah Imarisha will explore the history of sci-fi and social change, sharing tools for using science fiction as a practice ground for social justice strategizing and vision.

November 13, 2018
7:00 pm-8:30 pm

Student Union, Ballroom

Support Men's Basketball as they take on Harvard at 7pm.

November 13, 2018
7:00 pm

Mullins Center

The Department of Music & Dance presents a concert by members of their internationally acclaimed jazz faculty.

November 13, 2018
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

A Monday class schedule will be followed.

November 14, 2018

All Campus

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

November 14, 2018
12:00 pm-1:00 pm

Online

Meaning "lest you forget" in Hebrew, pen tishkach is the guiding principle behind the endowed chair, which is awarded to a distinguished scholar of the Holocaust who serves as director of the university's Institute for Holocaust, Genocide, and Memory Studies.Remarks:Julie Hayes, Dean of the College of Humanities and Fine ArtsKumble R.

November 14, 2018
4:00 pm-6:00 pm

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

Anindya Sekhar Purakayastha, Fulbright-Nehru Visiting Fellow at UMass Amherst, will deliver a talk entitled 'Anarchiving the Globalectic: W. E. B. Du Bois, B. R. Ambedkar and the Cosmopolitan Future'.

November 14, 2018
4:00 pm-6:00 pm

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

Please join us for the fourth event of the new campus-wide documentary screening series "Watch, Learn, Grow" conducted by the Office of Equity and Inclusion.

November 14, 2018
5:30 pm

Integrative Learning Center, S131

Jazz saxophonist Miguel Zenón joins the classical Spektral Quartet for a concert-length suite to honor and explore the culture of Zenón’s native Puerto Rico.

November 14, 2018
7:30 pm

Bowker Auditorium

The Department of Music & Dance presents a concert by the All-University Orchestra, conducted byAlexandria Black and Brian Cordova.

November 14, 2018
7:30 pm

Grace Church
Join Mike Famighette, director of the Full-time MBA, to learn more about Isenberg’s two-year residential Full-time MBA program.

November 15, 2018
12:00 pm

Online

With the maturing of AI and multiagent systems research, we have a tremendous opportunity to direct these advances towards addressing complex societal problems. Milind Tambe will focus on the problems of countering terrorism (for public safety and security), extinction (wildlife conservation), and homelessness (public health in low resource communities). 

November 15, 2018
12:00 pm

Old Chapel

Join us online for Leadership Live, a virtual series that features UMass alumni leaders who have valuable insights to share, followed by Q&A.

November 15, 2018
12:15 pm-12:45 pm

Online

Start or finish your meningitis B vaccination series, and get vaccinated against seasonal flu at today's walk-in clinic in the Recreation Center.

November 15, 2018
3:30 pm-6:30 pm

Recreation Center

Enobong (Anna) Branch, associate chancellor for equity and inclusion and chief diversity officer, and Joseph Krupczynski, director of Civic Engagement and Service Learning (CESL) and associate professor of architecture, discuss the Building Bridges project at UMass and how it helps affirm the importance of respecting difference in our community.

November 15, 2018
5:00 pm

University Museum of Contemporary Art

The Isenberg Accounting Transitions Program is available for students with non-accounting or non-business degrees.  Attend an info session to learn more!

November 15, 2018
5:30 pm

Isenberg School of Management, 108

Students, faculty, staff and community members are invited to the Native Heritage Month Dinner to celebrate identities, identify common values, and strenghten community over table conversations.

November 15, 2018
5:30 pm-7:30 pm

Campus Center, Amherst Room, 10th Floor

Share a meal and facilitated conversations around harvest, gratitude, families, waste, fear, legacy, hope, and more.

November 15, 2018
6:00 pm-8:00 pm

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

This event has been canceled.

November 15, 2018
8:00 pm

Mullins Center

Choose from a variety of both blooming and green plants. Selection includes: succulents, holiday cactus, canna lilies, hanging plants, and much more.

November 16, 2018 10:00 am-1:00 pm
November 30, 2018 10:00 am-1:00 pm

Campus Center, Concourse

Join President Marty Meehan, along with alumni, parents, and friends from the Amherst, Boston, Dartmouth, Lowell, and Medical School campuses, for an evening of cocktails and hors d’oeuvres at the Mandarin Oriental, Atlanta.Register early as space is limited.

November 16, 2018
5:30 pm-7:30 pm

Mandarin Oriental, Atlanta
Support UMass Men's Basketball as they take on Howard.

November 16, 2018
7:00 pm

Mullins Center

Classes are not held during Thanksgiving Recess at UMass Amherst.

November 17—November 25, 2018

Join us for a morning of Bomba, one of the traditional musical styles of Puerto Rico. This kid-oriented performance, featuring dancing and drumming, will be fun, interactive, and educational. 

November 17, 2018
10:00 am-11:30 am

Student Union, Cape Cod Lounge

Come support women's basketball in the Mullins Center as they take on Central Connecticut.

November 17, 2018
2:00 pm

Mullins Center

Get on your maroon and white and join alumni from UMass and the University of Georgia at Capitol Pub for a co-hosted watch party as each cheers on their home team!

November 17, 2018
2:30 pm

Capitol Pub
Bring your friends to Antonio’s in Worcester where UMass football fans will gather to cheer on the Minutemen as they face the Georgia Bulldogs!

November 17, 2018
3:30 pm

Antonio's