Week of  December 9—15, 2018
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

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, 2018 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
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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

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

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

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

This program offers students the opportunity to share inspiring stories and innovative discoveries. Selected students will present a 5-12 minute-talk in a live showcase which will be recorded and made available to larger audiences.

November 21—January 31, 2019

Online

What are your thoughts as a graduating senior? Would you like to share them with your classmates, family and friends? If so, you are invited to submit a speech proposal for consideration as the University of Massachusetts Amherst Student Commencement Speaker.

November 23—February 1, 2019

Online

The University of Massachusetts Amherst seeks nominations of 2019 graduating seniors for the 21st Century Leaders Award. 

November 23—January 22, 2019

Online

In this exhibition Dellert will present new work in an ongoing series of collages that use found rusted metal sheets, oil drum lids and other man-made objects as surfaces for his art while showing how Nature has acted on them over time. 

November 27—December 11, 2018, Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri 1:00 pm-6:00 pm
December 2, 2018, Sun/Mon 2:00 pm-5:00 pm

Hampden Gallery

The Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences (PBS) is raising money for two local organizations, Foster Dignity and the Franklin County Regional Dog Shelter, by holding a raffle for several holiday gift baskets. 

December 3—December 13, 2018

Tobin Hall, 440

Join the UMass Hillel social justice team for an interactive bystander intervention course on sexual assault both on and off campus.

December 9, 2018
12:00 pm-1:30 pm

Hillel House

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

December 9, 2018
1:00 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

The exhibit will be a display of 500-1,000 ceramic vessels ranging from one inch to sixteen inches in height to form clusters.

December 10, 2018 4:30 pm-7:30 pm
December 11—December 14, 2018 11:00 am-4:00 pm

Herter Art Gallery

The study lounge that provides student parents with some dedicated time to focus on their work while the kids are engaged in their activities in the playroom. 

December 10, 2018
5:30 pm-7:30 pm

Student Union, Commonwealth Room and Cape Cod Lounge

The Department of Music and Dance presents the University Symphony Orchestra, under the direction of Morihiko Nakahara, featuring Elizabeth Chang, violin, and Kathryn Lockwood, viola.

December 10, 2018
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Concert Hall

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

December 11, 2018
12:00 pm

Online

Let’s uplift our energies and celebrate resilience, diversity and inclusivity.  Enjoy the performances, music, food and giveaways as we are approaching the conclusion of this semester.

December 11, 2018
6:30 pm-9:00 pm

Campus Center Auditorium

Hockey Holidays/Faculty Staff Appreciation: Celebrate the holiday season with us on Faculty/Staff appreciation night.

December 11, 2018
7:00 pm

Mullins Center

The Department of Music and Dance presents the Chapel Jazz and Jazz Lab ensembles under the direction of David Sporny, Brian Martin and Haneef Nelson.

December 11, 2018
7:30 pm

Bowker Auditorium

Today is the last day of classes for the Fall 2018 semester at UMass Amherst.

December 12, 2018

All Campus

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

December 12, 2018
10:00 am-1:00 pm

University Health Services (UHS), ground floor

Head out after work to eat, drink, and share holiday cheer with the Greater Boston Alumni Network!

December 12, 2018
6:00 pm-9:00 pm

The Point
Join us in celebrating this occasion with food, drinks, music, games, community dialogues and resource sharing.

December 12, 2018
6:30 pm-8:00 pm

Malcolm X Cultural Center

Come watch women's basketball take on BU.

December 12, 2018
7:00 pm

Mullins Center

Nikkomo is an annual Narragansett celebration started by the Nipmuc that is also celebrated by some Southern New England tribes.

December 12, 2018
7:00 pm-9:00 pm

Josephine White Eagle Cultural Center, Chadbourne Hall B-3

Take a study break at the UMass Amherst Libraries! Events happening in both the Du Bois Library and the Science and Engineering Library unless otherwise specified.

December 13—December 20, 2018

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

Feeling like you need a gift after semester stress? Stuck on ideas for gifts to get loved ones for the holidays? Needing a creative outlet centered around self-care? We got you covered!

December 13, 2018
12:00 pm-4:00 pm

Campus Center, Blue Wall Atrium

Take a study break and explore natural, healthy ways to reduce stress and balance body and mind at De-Stress Fest 2018.

December 13, 2018
12:00 pm-3:00 pm

Student Union Ballroom

End of semester party held by the UMass Amherst Student Chapter of INFORMS.

December 13, 2018
4:00 pm-6:00 pm

Isenberg School of Management, 112

Sell back your books for cash.

December 14—December 20, 2018

Campus Center, and Hampden Dining Commons

Final exams for the Fall 2018 semester. 

December 14—December 20, 2018
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December 15—December 16

All Campus

Bring your lunch, laptop and your Drupal questions to our Drupal Brown Bag.

December 14, 2018
12:00 pm-1:00 pm

Slobody Building, 301 (3rd floor)