Week of  May 5—11, 2013 feed
The UMass Amherst Libraries host an exhibit, “Pioneers of Mass Aggie: Founders, Builders, and Innovators.”  “Pioneers” is the first of three exhibits to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the University of Massachusetts.

January 22—May 11, 2013

Learning Commons in W.E.B. Du Bois Library

The UMCA is pleased to announce an exhibition of work by the Los Angeles-based artist James Welling. This exhibition will focus on the photographer’s work in New England from 1970 to 2010.

January 31—May 3, 2013, Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri 11:00 am-4:30 pm
February 2—May 5, 2013, Sun/Mon/Sat 2:00 pm-5:00 pm
This event does NOT occur on:
February 18, March 16—March 24, April 15

University Museum of Contemporary Art

Shaping the View, a new exhibition at the University Museum of Contemporary Art, investigates how modern and contemporary artists use a variety of media to capture and re-imagine both interior and exterior scenes.

April 4—May 5, 2013, Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri 11:00 am-4:30 pm
April 4—May 5, 2013, weekends 2:00 pm-5:00 pm

University Museum of Contemporary Art

According to Davies:  “The focus of the work is mortality -- birth, death, the passage of time, and the annual events (such as birthdays, New Year's, Christmas, etc.,) that mark the passage of time.  

April 7—May 12, 2013, Sun/Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri

Hampden Gallery

Final exams for the 2013 spring semester.

May 3—May 4, 2013
May 6—May 9, 2013

“Rules Change: Resetting the Playing Field for Corporations, People and Democracy,”  is a three day gathering organized by the UMass Donahue Institute at the request of U.S. Rep. James P. McGovern, D-Mass., and four non-profit policy groups

May 3—May 5, 2013 3:00 pm-1:00 pm

All Campus

Come watch thirty teams from across the USA compete in the oldest and most prestigious high school Ultimate tournament in the world in Amherst, the birthplace of Ultimate. Games in the A division and Girls Division happen at Amherst Regional High School, and the B division is hosted at UMass on the South Athletic Fields.

May 4—May 5, 2013 9:00 am-5:00 pm

South Athletic Fields

Closer is the story of four people living in London, struggling to fulfill their expectations of love - fitting others into these ideals and leaving them when reality doesn't align with their dreams.

May 5—May 7, 2013

Fine Arts Center, 204

Coach Sortino and the Minutewomen wrap up the regular season with a doubleheader against Saint Louis.

May 5, 2013
12:00 pm

Sortino Field Softball Complex

UMass Baseball led by Head Coach Mike Stone meets at home against Fordham.

May 5, 2013
12:00 pm

Earl Lorden Field

Get your hands dirty and celebrate spring! Come with your gardening questions to UMass Permaculture Franklin Garden (in front of Franklin Dining Common).

May 5, 2013
1:00 pm-3:00 pm

Franklin Dining Commons, Permaculture Garden

Please, Touch This Show is a completely different kind of art show, one where you are supposed to touch the art (and sometimes it is ok to destroy things)!

May 6—May 10, 2013 10:00 am-5:00 pm

Clark Hall

The Student Union Art Gallery proudly presents the BFA Thesis Exhibition by BFA candidates Caprice Capucci, Allison Crofton-Macdonald, Melissa Kornfield & Katelyn Todaro.

May 6—May 9, 2013 10:00 am-5:00 pm

Student Union Art Gallery

Attending the American Wind Energy Association Conference in Chicago? Join fellow alumni and Professor Jim Manwell to socialize and plan a celebration to mark the 40th anniversary of the UMass Amherst Wind Energy Program scheduled for September 20 and 21, 2013 on the Amherst campus.

May 7, 2013
4:30 pm

Lakeside Center at McCormick Place Room 263
UMass Amherst hosts the Atlantic 10 Conference Softball Championship. 

May 8—May 11, 2013

Sortino Field Softball Complex

Since the end of the 2008 recession, corporate profits have grown much faster than wage and salary incomes. These trends have been great for the US stock market -- but not great for our overall economic growth or government budgets: roughly 70% of the US economy is based on consumer spending, and the vast majority of government receipts come from individual income taxes, retail sales taxes or property taxes on private homes.

May 8, 2013
7:00 pm

Commencement Ceremony for the Graduate School Class of 2013.

May 10, 2013
9:00 am-10:30 am

Mullins Center, Arena

New UMass graduates will be commissioned in the Air Force ROTC Commissioning ceremony.

May 10, 2013
9:00 am-10:00 am

Bowker Auditorium

New UMass graduates will be commissioned in the Army ROTC Commissioning ceremony.

May 10, 2013
9:00 am-10:00 am

Goodell Hall, Bernie Dallas Room

The Honors convocation and presentation of gold stoles for graduating Commonwealth Honors College seniors and their families.

May 10, 2013
2:00 pm-3:30 pm

Mullins Center

Undergraduate Commencement ceremony for the Class of 2013.

May 10, 2013
5:00 pm-6:30 pm

The College of Engineering celebrates its Senior Recognition Ceremony.

May 11, 2013
9:00 am-10:30 am

Recreation Center

Members of the Stockbridge School Class of 2013 receive their degrees.

May 11, 2013
10:00 am-11:30 am

Bowker Auditorium

The College of Natural Sciences Senior Celebration ceremony is a special event for our students and their families--and each student's name will be called as they walk across the stage and receive a commemorative medal.

May 11, 2013
5:00 pm-6:30 pm

Mullins Center