We invite emerging and current student leaders from the Five Colleges to join us to learn about trauma-informed education, effective approaches to end violence, and best practices in prevention.

February 20, 2016 10:00 am-4:00 pm
February 21, 2016 10:00 am-4:00 pm

New Africa House

It's time to show off your best photos of UMass Amherst in winter! 

February 5—February 15, 2016

All Campus

"Question Bridge: Black Males" is a five-channel video installation that aims to represent and redefine black male identity in America, and powerfully exposes the incredible diversity of thought, character, and identity within the black American male demographic, disrupting traditional generalizations.

January 28—May 1, 2016, Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri 11:00 am-4:30 pm
January 28—May 1, 2016, weekends 2:00 pm-5:00 pm
This event does NOT occur on:
March 12—March 20

University Museum of Contemporary Art

To commemorate and celebrate the contributions to our nation made by people of African descent, American historian Carter G. Woodson established Black History Week.

February 1—February 29, 2016

All Campus

Presidents' Day is observed as a federal and state holiday.

February 15, 2016

Startup-focused career fair for all majors with a keynote speaker, Yosef Abramowitz, who will present his work in clean energy innovation.

February 17, 2016
4:00 pm-7:00 pm

Campus Center Auditorium

The IMPACT Conference, historically the largest national conference, will focus on civic engagement of college students in community service, service-learning, community-based research, advocacy and social action.

February 18—February 21, 2016

Campus Center, Lower Level

Speaker Onawumi Jean Moss shares excerpts from her solo theater piece Seriously… What Did You Call Me? during the annual Commonwealth Honors College Black History Event.

February 22, 2016

Commonwealth Honors College Building, Events Hall

Featuring Onawumi Jean Moss, known as the soulful storyteller, the event showcases original and personal narratives that describe transformative life experiences; followed by students performing music and reading poetry.

February 22, 2016
4:30 pm-7:00 pm

Commonwealth Honors College Building, Events Hall

The campus community is invited to attend “Africa Now” with NPR’s Ofeibea Quist-Arcton.   

February 23, 2016
1:30 pm

Commonwealth Honors College Building, Events Hall