Week of  December 1—7, 2013 feed
Du Bois in Our Time is a landmark exhibition that focuses on the intersection of art and the major issues of our time, centered on the legacy of W.E.B. Du Bois.

September 10—December 8, 2013, Sun/Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri/Sat
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November 28—December 1

University Museum of Contemporary Art

The Office of Family Resources Dinner On Us series offers parents an opportunity to learn more about themselves while acquiring new approaches to raising children who are responsible, respectful and resourceful.

September 16—December 2, 2013, Mondays 5:30 pm-7:30 pm
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October 14, November 11

Student Union

 The Marriott Meals is a core course within the HTM program in which students have the opportunity to manage the restaurant with a team of student employees.

September 24—December 6, 2013, Tue/Wed/Thu 11:45 am
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November 28

Campus Center, 11

UHS walk-in and mobile flu clinics are open to UMass Amherst students and to faculty, staff and students' dependents whose primary care provider is at UHS.

December 4, 2013 11:30 am-3:00 pm
November 20—November 21, 2013 3:30 pm-6:30 pm
November 21, 2013 1:00 pm-4:00 pm

All Campus

The exhibit centers on the post-World War II expansion of UMass and its emergence as a fully-fledged research university.

October 18—January 6, 2014
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November 28, December 15, December 21—December 22, December 25, December 28—January 1, January 5

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

Explore the opportunity to study for a semester or year at another state college or state university in the U.S or the surrounding borders. 

November 1—December 12, 2013, Thu/Fri 2:30 pm-3:15 pm
November 6—December 11, 2013, Wednesdays 4:45 pm-5:30 pm
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November 28—November 29

Goodell Hall, 613

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

November 15—January 27, 2014

Veteran Services is sponsoring a Toys for Tots Campaign.  New unwrapped toys may be dropped off in the Toys for Tots box outside 231 Whitmore or at the Off Campus Student Center, 314 Student Union.

November 19—December 13, 2013

Whitmore Administration Building, and Student Union

An installation made possible by the UMass Arts Council.

November 25—April 2, 2014

Studio Arts Building

Thanksgiving Recess begins after last class on November 27.

November 27—December 1, 2013

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 proposal for consideration as the Student Commencement Speaker at the Undergraduate Commencement on May 9, 2014.

December 2—February 4, 2014

Associate Professor Aline Gubrium (public health) presents the final lecture in the fall 2013 Faculty Colloquium Series presented by the Center for Public Policy and Administration. 

December 2, 2013
12:00 pm-1:00 pm

Thompson Hall, 620

Fernando Armstrong-Fumero will speak about "Strange Bedfellows: How Corporate-Run NGOS, Middle Class Maya and Persistent Peasants are Changing the Face of Indigenous Politics in Yucatan."

December 2, 2013
4:00 pm

Thompson Hall, 519

The Malcolm X Cultural Center hosts the annual Kwanzaa Celebration.

December 2, 2013
5:30 pm-8:00 pm

Student Union, Ballroom

In Asylum is a Thesis Exhibition by BFA candidate Rachel Carlson.

December 3—December 6, 2013

Augusta Savage Gallery

Join us for the 2013 UMass Innovation Challenge Executive Summary and Elevator Pitch Competition.

December 3, 2013
4:30 pm

Student Union, Cape Cod Lounge

Directed by James Patrick Miller & Timothy Anderson and featuring John Bottomley, tuba.  Pierre Leemans' March of the Belgian Paratroopers, Percy Grainger's Handel in the Strand, Dana Wilson's Concerto for Tuba & Wind Ensemble, and David Maslanka's Symphony No. 7.

December 3, 2013
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Concert Hall

 Come out for a hot piece of theater.

December 3—December 5, 2013 8:00 pm-11:00 pm

Curtain Theater

Feeling stressed and overwhelmed by finals and the end of the semester? Come to U-Day, brought to you by the Peer Health Educators! There will be crafts, giveaways, trivia, games, food, massages, and music! Find time in your busy schedule to relax and have some fun.

December 4, 2013
11:00 am-5:00 pm

Student Union Ballroom

The Campus Planning Department at UMass will present an update on the ongoing and future development projects on the campus within the context of the campus master plan.  

December 4, 2013
6:00 pm

Campus Center, 174-176

Visiting Writers Series hosts three MFA Alumni Poets.

December 4, 2013
8:00 pm-10:00 pm

Memorial Hall

Ethereal Motets and Mass Movements by composers and seasonal music from the Cathedrals of 16th and 17th century Portugal, with choir, winds, strings, percussion, and guitar.

December 4, 2013
8:15 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

Commonwealth Honors College is holding its fifth annual Goodie Auction to benefit the Amherst Survival Center.

December 5, 2013
9:30 am-3:00 pm

Commonwealth Honors College Building, Events Hall

Renowned Canadian artist Lynne Cohen has been photographing interior spaces ― laboratories, offices, health spas, classrooms, shooting ranges ― often wryly humorous, sometimes bleak, with an element of suspense and of uneasiness.

December 5—March 7, 2014, Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri 11:00 am-4:30 pm
December 7—March 9, 2014, weekends 2:00 pm-5:00 pm
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December 15—January 19

University Museum of Contemporary Art

This exhibition is part of a series of exhibitions at the University Museum of Contemporary Art in which invited local artists exhibit their own artworks in juxtaposition with pieces they select from the museum’s permanent collection.

December 5—March 7, 2014, Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri 11:00 am-4:30 pm
December 7—March 9, 2014, weekends 2:00 pm-5:00 pm
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December 15—January 19

University Museum of Contemporary Art

The research of Brian Lickel, associate professor in the Department of Psychology, focuses on how people interpret events in intergroup conflicts and how these interpretations affect their emotions, self-concepts, and support for different social and political policies.

December 5, 2013
12:45 pm-2:00 pm

Tobin Hall, 521B

Panelists include Daniel Warwick, Springfield Public Schools superintendent, and Timothy Collins, Springfield Education Association president.

December 5, 2013
1:00 pm-2:30 pm

Campus Center, 911-15

Closing reception for In Limbo- A BFA Thesis Exhibition by Brendan Sullivan.

December 5, 2013
3:00 pm-7:00 pm

Student Union Art Gallery

Schenker's Conception of Sonata Form before the Urlinie: History, Theory & Aesthetics.

December 5, 2013
3:45 pm-4:35 pm

Fine Arts Center, 155, Music Wing

Writer and speaker Zadie Smith will deliver the 2013 Troy Lecture, presented by the UMass Amherst English Department.

December 5, 2013
4:30 pm

Student Union, Ballroom

Directed by James Patrick Miller and Ayano Kataoka.

December 5, 2013
8:00 pm

Fine Arts Center Concert Hall

This is the last day of classes for the Fall 2013 semester.

December 6, 2013

Sangeeta Kamat, associate professor, International Education & Education Policy Studies, College of Education, and Ximena Zuniga, associate professor, College of Education, will discuss the Inclusive Universities project and explain the context, issues, and challenges of undertaking this research.

December 6, 2013
12:00 pm-2:00 pm

Machmer Hall, W32

Come help us warm up a chilly December evening with the Lighting of the Merry Maple! 

December 6, 2013
5:00 pm

Amherst Town Common
Come join Student Activities and Involvement and the University Programming Council for a travel of a lifetime at the food and cultural showcase.

December 6, 2013
7:00 pm

All Campus

Come join The Vocal Suspects, UMass Amherst's premiere co-ed a cappella group, for their annual winter concert.

December 6, 2013
7:30 pm

Herter Hall, 227

Music by Sidra Bell: At the Bazaar (world premiere), Jennifer Hart: Before/After, Billbob Brown: Judgments, and a work by new UMass Dance professor, Erica Wilson-Perkins.

December 6—December 7, 2013 8:00 pm

Bowker Auditorium

Join Route Nine at Flying Object to celebrate the launch of its Fall 2013 issue.

December 6, 2013
8:00 pm

Flying Object
Join the UMass Pride Alliance for our annual Dance In Red! Proceeds from ticket sales will be going to A Positive Place (formerly Hampshire County AIDS Care). 

December 6, 2013
9:00 pm-1:00 am

Mullins Center, Massachusetts Rooms

Special Saturday Mornings is an interactive cultural enrichment program for families with young children ages birth-6 years.

December 7, 2013
10:00 am-12:00 pm

Student Union

Gilles Vonsattel, piano; with guests Frank Huang, violin and Sophie Shao, cello.Piano Trios by Haydn, Schumann, and Brahms.

December 7, 2013
8:00 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall