In accordance with Massachusetts regulations, strict restrictions are in effect for in-person campus events. Most of the the events listed here are taking place remotely on Zoom and other online platforms. See each listing for details. All times are United States Eastern Time Zone.
March 23, 2018
The Information Technology Program is holding its annual ICT Summit with "Technology for All" as its theme.  The session will focus on tech in our lives, reuse/repurpose of devices, creativity and social impact.

March 23, 2018
9:00 am-3:30 pm

Student Union

Professor Marty Woldorff of the Center for Cognitive Neuroscience at Duke University presents the 2018 hMRC Distinguished Lecture sponsored by the Human Magnetic Resonance Center at the Institute for Applied Life Sciences.

March 23, 2018
11:00 am

Life Science Laboratories, S330

Cyber security and asset protection efforts are becoming more difficult as technological advances broaden the scope and scale of integrated systems.

March 23, 2018
11:00 am-12:00 pm

Isenberg School of Management, 106

The Western MA Health Equity Network, in partnership with the Massachusetts Public Health Association, is hosting a series of Information & Action Sessions to demystify the seemingly complex policy issues that greatly impact our daily lives—housing, transportation, and food.

March 23, 2018
11:30 am-1:00 pm

Campus Center, 168C

The proliferation of social media has given rise to widespread study and speculation about the impact of digital technologies on politics, activism, and social change. Key among these debates is the role social media play in shaping the contemporary public sphere, and by proxy, our democracy. 

March 23, 2018
1:30 pm

Integrative Learning Center, 3rd Floor Communication Hub

The Department of Music and Dance presents a talk by Braxton Shelley, assistant professor at the Radcliffe Institute and the Harvard Faculty of Arts and Sciences, titled "My Mind Is Made Up": Form, Experience, and Meaning in Contemporary Gospel Performance.

March 23, 2018
2:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Room 365
Alpha Lambda Delta (ALD) is an honor society that recognizes first-year students who maintain a high GPA.

March 23, 2018
4:00 pm-7:00 pm

Student Union Ballroom, Ballroom

 Presentations by a panel of graduate film certificate and Ph.D. recipients.

March 23, 2018
4:00 pm-6:00 pm

Integrative Learning Center, S350

Join us for "La peña de UMass: A Creative Space for Community, Self-expression, and Resistance in These Times," an event that encourages community-building and creativity. Tapas will be served; all are welcome.

March 23, 2018
5:00 pm-7:00 pm

Campus Center, Blue Wall Atrium

The Afro-Braiding and Hair Cutting Contest celebrates hair braiding and cutting tradition/custom.

March 23, 2018
5:00 pm-9:00 pm

Malcolm X Cultural Center

Join the Jewish community for Shabbat celebrations and a cultural dinner.

March 23, 2018
6:00 pm-9:30 pm

This show will have 12 short comedy skits featuring songs, monologues, dances and 4 trillion laughs* Come on down, show your support, and have fun at this free hilarious event.

March 23, 2018
8:00 pm-9:00 pm

Herter Hall, 231

Center for Women & Communities is now hiring for 2018-19.

February 21—March 23, 2018


Exhibition extended through April 29.

January 23—April 29, 2018, Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri 11:00 am-4:30 pm
January 27—April 29, 2018, weekends 2:00 pm-5:00 pm
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March 10—March 18

University Museum of Contemporary Art

Come watch some of today's latest films not yet released on DVD for free while enjoying complimentary popcorn and refreshments.

January 26—April 29, 2018, Sun/Fri 8:00 pm-10:00 pm
February 23, 2018 8:00 pm-10:00 pm
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February 16—February 18, March 9—March 18, April 13—April 15

Student Union, Cape Cod Lounge

UMass Amherst is competing against 400 other universities and colleges in RecycleMania 2018.  A national competition that runs from February 4-March 31 that helps colleges and universities advance campus recycling and waste reduction efforts.

February 4—March 31, 2018

All Campus

An exhibition of images from the International Programs Office's annual photo contest for students studying abroad.

February 5—May 11, 2018
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March 10—March 11, March 17—March 18

Science and Engineering Library

Submit your creative work to the HFA Student Showcase, all creators of any major is invited to get involved. All work will be considered for the chance to win a $50 gift card.

February 12—April 9, 2018


Experience the vast educational, cultural and environmental diversity of the United States, Puerto Rico, Guam or the U.S. Virgin Islands for a semester or year.

February 14—May 2, 2018, Wednesdays 4:45 pm-5:45 pm
February 15—May 4, 2018, Thu/Fri 2:30 pm-3:30 pm
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March 14—March 16

Goodell Hall, 511

The Scribe is the College of Humanities and Fine Arts' online student-run literary and arts publication.

February 21—March 23, 2018


This group will meet 4 times over the course of the semester and is an opportunity for first generation students to come together for connection and support in a relaxed, supportive space.

February 27—March 27, 2018

The UMass Amherst Libraries host “Of Our Spiritual Strivings: W.E.B. Du Bois at 150” in the W. E. B. Du Bois Library, both on the Lower Level and in Special Collections and University Archives (SCUA), on Floor 25.

March 1—August 22, 2018
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May 13—August 19, Sundays, July 4

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

Apply by May 1 to paint a library mural as part of the Building Bridges initiative.

March 9—May 1, 2018


Visit one of the Building Bridges art installations, available in several locations on campus including the Campus Center Concourse, the Design Building and Hampshire Dining Commons. These exhibits will feature artwork by students, faculty, and staff from across campus, and the artwork will be updated daily. 

March 19—April 10, 2018

All Campus

'Ghosted' presents current work from six second-year graduate students.

March 20, 2018 4:30 pm-6:30 pm
March 20—April 3, 2018, weekdays 11:00 am-4:00 pm
March 20—April 3, 2018, Sundays 1:00 pm-4:00 pm

Herter Art Gallery

"Infants of the Spring" is a theater performance adapted by Ifa Bayeza from the 1932 novel by Wallace Thurman and directed by Bayeza.

March 21—March 30, 2018 7:30 pm
March 24, 2018 2:00 pm
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March 22, March 25—March 27

Rand Theater

"Color in Containment" examines the use of color within a group of works to ask a difficult question: can color be controlled? Should it be? The exhibition, including pieces by Patrick Hughes, Andy Warhol, and Pipilotti Rist, among others, imagines vibrant works of art from the UMCA permanent collection as specimens under glass, inviting viewers to make their own discoveries about the necessity or futility of containing color. 

March 22—April 27, 2018, Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri 11:00 am-4:30 pm
March 24—April 29, 2018, weekends 2:00 pm-5:30 pm
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March 10—March 18

University Museum of Contemporary Art

The Department of Music and Dance presents Alive with Dance I: Intrinsic Blur, featuring choreography projects by members of the UMass Dance Program.

March 22—March 23, 2018 7:30 pm

Bowker Auditorium

The UMass Graduate History Association (GHA) seeks to bring together presenters from across disciplines to have critical conversations that address relevant issues in our world.

March 23, 2018 4:00 pm-7:00 pm
March 24, 2018 7:00 am-5:00 pm

Isenberg School of Management, Atrium