Month of November 2018
Drupal is the open-source content management system widely used to build websites around UMass. This meeting is open to newcomers and not limited to members of the UMass community

September 6, 2018 2:00 pm
October 4, 2018 2:00 pm
November 1, 2018 2:00 pm
December 6, 2018 2:00 pm
January 3, 2019 2:00 pm

Integrated Sciences Building, 145, behind the first floor elevators

Thirteen artists and architects have created outdoor installations on the UMass Amherst campus and in the town of Amherst, connecting “town and gown” in innovative ways.

July 1—November 1, 2018

All Campus

Mindfulness for All is a drop in, eight-week series of one-hour sessions for all members of the UMass Amherst campus community.

October 2—November 27, 2018, Tuesdays 12:00 pm-1:00 pm
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November 20

Library, W.E.B. Du Bois, 2601

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

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

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

Awaken your inner creativity and learn to create  pieces of jewelry and Native  art using beads.  Materials and tools provided.

September 13—November 29, 2018, Thursdays 6:00 pm-8:00 pm
December 5, 2018, Wednesdays 6:00 pm-8:00 pm
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November 22

Josephine White Eagle Cultural Center

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

All students, families, and community members can come in to meet with a Financial Aid Counselor for advice and FAFSA help. 

September 13—December 6, 2018, Thursdays 2:30 pm
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November 22

Wilder Hall, 005

Come hang out on the Goodell lawn every Friday afternoon for some live music, fresh organic food, chef demos, craft sales, and good company.

September 14—November 16, 2018, Fridays 12:00 pm-4:00 pm
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September 28

Goodell Hall, Lawn

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

This program validates cultural knowledge and identity by providing a space for faculty and staff to share their stories with undergraduate students of similar backgrounds.  

September 24, 2018 7:00 pm-9:00 pm
October 22, 2018 7:00 pm-9:00 pm
November 5, 2018 7:00 pm-9:00 pm
December 3, 2018 7:00 pm-9:00 pm

Josephine White Eagle Cultural Center, Chadbourne Hall B-3

Would you like to win up to $2,000 towards your (or your student's) spring 2019 tuition and fees?

September 25—November 5, 2018

Online

In 2007, the Marriott Center for Hospitality Management opened for its first active semester.

September 25—December 5, 2018, Tue/Wed
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October 9, November 14, November 20—November 21

Campus Center - Marriott Center, 1101

Enrich your knowledge of Latin American Countries! Each session, trivia questions will focus on the history, customs and traditions of a specific Latin American country.

September 25, 2018 8:00 pm-9:00 pm
October 9, 2018 8:00 pm-9:00 pm
October 23, 2018 8:00 pm-9:00 pm
November 6, 2018 8:00 pm-9:00 pm
December 4, 2018 8:00 pm-9:00 pm

Latin American Cultural Center

The Student Scholar Series offers a space where students present their class research project and/or perform a talent or a skill.

September 26, 2018 6:00 pm-8:00 pm
October 29, 2018 6:00 pm-8:00 pm
November 13, 2018 6:00 pm-8:00 pm

Malcolm X Cultural Center

Make art to share cultural knowledge, heritage, traditions and develop friendships.

September 26, 2018 7:00 pm-9:00 pm
October 10, 2018 7:00 pm-9:00 pm
October 24, 2018 7:00 pm-9:00 pm
November 7, 2018 7:00 pm-9:00 pm
December 5, 2018 7:00 pm-9:00 pm

Yuri Kochiyama Cultural Center

VIDA is a Latinx Queer series that highlights underrepresented perspectives in a Latinx community based in Los Angeles, CA.

October 4—November 8, 2018, Thursdays 7:00 pm-8:30 pm

Latin American Cultural Center

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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November 21—November 23, December 13—January 21

Goodell Hall, 511

Let's dialogue on interesting values of culture and leadership across the African Disapora.

October 17—November 7, 2018, Wednesdays 6:30 pm-8:00 pm

Malcolm X Cultural Center

Post your best photos of UMass Amherst in fall to Instagram with the hashtag #UMassFallPhoto18. Three winners will each receive Amazon gift cards.

October 19—November 9, 2018

All Campus

The “[containing] great space” exhibition originated with the notion of a container like image as a vehicle to enter a place of interiority, and the possibilities of distinctly personal results when artists embark on this path.

October 23—November 15, 2018, Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri 1:00 pm-6:00 pm
October 21—November 11, 2018, Sundays 2:00 pm-5:00 pm

Hampden Gallery

.R.O.P.S. is a program/platform that 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. 

October 25—November 5, 2018

Online

We start our season funny, with Dustin Chinn's pointed, futuristic comedy Snowflakes, or Rare White People.

October 25—October 27, 2018 7:30 pm
November 1—November 3, 2018 7:30 pm
October 31, 2018 10:00 am
November 3, 2018 2:00 pm

Rand Theater

Aptly titled in honor of Paul Laurence Dunbar’s iconic poem, We Wear The Mask displays Dorrance Hill’s creative depth and many years of experience in a long awaited exhibit.

October 29—November 13, 2018, Mon/Tue 1:00 pm-7:00 pm
October 31—November 16, 2018, Wed/Thu/Fri/Sat 1:00 pm-5:00 pm
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November 12

Augusta Savage Gallery

Come have some free coffee and chat with an officer from the Amherst Police Department. Come with any questions or topics of conversation, and learn more about your Amherst community

November 1—November 29, 2018, Thursdays 11:00 am-1:00 pm
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November 22

Student Union, 314

Gather with friends to enjoy fun activities, great food, music, and lots of UMass pride!

November 1—November 4, 2018

All Campus

The UMass Amherst School of Public Health and Health Sciences presents the next event in the Dean's Symposia Series: "Universal Access to Health Promotion: A State-Wide Sustainable Strategy to Improve Health Equity, Reduce Medical Costs and Improve Quality of Life." 

November 1, 2018
9:30 am-12:00 pm

Student Union, Cape Cod Lounge

Wear your maroon and white as our campus community comes together to show UMass pride.

November 1, 2018
11:00 am-3:00 pm

Campus Center, Concourse

Join Prof. Haivan Hoang (English) and Florianne Jimenez (English/Writing Center) for an interactive workshop where we will share best practices for designing linguistically and racially inclusive classrooms and facilitate discussion about specific approaches to assignments and class activities.

November 1, 2018
11:30 am-12:45 pm

Campus Center, 904-08

Deirdre Breakenridge, CEO at Pure Performance Communications and adjunct UMass Journalism professor, will give a guest lecture titled, "The Future is Now: The Role of Technology, Data, Brand Journalism & More in Modern Public Relations Practice."

November 1, 2018
12:00 pm

Integrative Learning Center, S414

Drupal is the open-source content management system widely used to build websites around UMass.

November 1, 2018
2:00 pm

Integrated Sciences Building, 145

The Center for Employment Equity at UMass Amherst celebrates its opening with a program introducing the UMass community to the potential for new research-driven interventions to promote employment equity and prevent employment discrimination.

November 1, 2018
3:00 pm-5:00 pm

Campus Center, Hadley Room

Start or finish your meningitis B vaccination series, and get vaccinated against seasonal flu at today's walk-in clinic in Webster Lounge.

November 1, 2018
3:30 pm-6:30 pm

Webster Hall, Lounge

Journalist/activist Allen Young is the author of Left, Gay & Green: A Writer's Life (2018). Part of the Social Change Colloquium.

November 1, 2018
4:00 pm-6:00 pm

Library, W.E.B. Du Bois, Special Collections Seminar Room, Floor 25

A night of math, puzzles, and activities for all ages!

November 1, 2018
5:00 pm-8:00 pm

University Museum of Contemporary Art

Don’t miss the 2018 Alumni Career Networking night in the Department of Communication! Whether you just arrived at college, or you’re starting to prepare your résumé, it’s always the right time to meet successful Comm alumni.

November 1, 2018
5:30 pm-7:00 pm

Integrative Learning Center, Comm Hub

Domestic workers are organizing on a massive scale to build economies that respect the labor of women of color. This panel of organizers and historians will discuss the goals and challenges facing the domestic workers’ movement.

November 1, 2018
5:30 pm-7:00 pm

Goodell Hall, Bernie Dallas Room

The 2018 Homecoming speaker will be UMass alumna and Black Panther stunt woman Keisha Tucker! 

November 1, 2018
7:00 pm

Campus Center, Campus Center Auditorium

Start or finish your meningitis B vaccination series, and get vaccinated against seasonal flu at today's walk-in clinic at Commonwealth Honors College.

November 2, 2018
10:00 am-2:00 pm

Commonwealth Honors College

Political Translation - How Social Movement Democracies Survive

November 2, 2018
4:00 pm

Integrative Learning Center, S140

Explore Tobin Hall, meet current faculty and students, and learn about our research!

November 2, 2018
4:30 pm-6:30 pm

Tobin Hall

Whether sustainability is your passion, lifestyle, or career, we hope that you will join us for the first ever UMass Sustainability Alumni Mixer.

November 2, 2018
5:00 pm-6:30 pm

Olver Design Building, 170

Come out to the Homecoming Block Party for live music, food trucks, and kid-friendly activities. Adults are invited to sample craft beer, wine, and spirits.

November 2, 2018
6:30 pm-10:00 pm

Old Chapel

The Department of Music and Dance presents a Homecoming Weekend concert by the UMass Amherst Symphony Orchestra.

November 2, 2018
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Concert Hall

Conceived and directed by Guillaumo Pigé, The Nature of Forgetting bursts with creativity, joy, and heartache.

November 2, 2018
8:00 pm

Bowker Auditorium

Our 2018 Homecoming Royalty will be crowned during a special presentation at the Homecoming football game at McGuirk Alumni Stadium.

November 3, 2018

McGuirk Alumni Stadium

Take part in this Homecoming tradition as you run our USATF-certified course with electronic timers.

November 3, 2018
8:30 am-12:00 pm

All Campus

This competition will enable students within Isenberg (and beyond) to participate in the case competition experience. 

November 3, 2018
8:30 am-6:15 pm

Isenberg School of Management, Atrium, 108, and throughout the building

The parade has been canceled because of a forecast for heavy rain. 

November 3, 2018
10:00 am

McGuirk Alumni Stadium

Put on your maroon and white and cheer for your Minutemen as they face the Liberty Flames in this year’s Homecoming football game at McGuirk Stadium.

November 3, 2018
3:30 pm

McGuirk Alumni Stadium

Please join us for the Interfaith Community Service & Dialogue sponsored by the Office of Religious and Spiritual Life in partnership with Habitat for Humanity. This project promotes interfaith understanding and cooperation on campus and provides opportunities for meaningful interfaith dialogue and community service, while helping low-income families. 

November 4, 2018
10:30 am-6:00 pm

A musical celebration of the 40th anniversary of the UMass Chamber Choir.

November 4, 2018
4:00 pm

Fine Arts Center Concert Hall

The Department of Music & Dance presents a Guest Artist Concert by Gail Robertson, euphonium. 

November 4, 2018
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

Keep your eyes out for Team Positive Presence around the Southwest area as they complete random act of kindness—we often hand out tasty treats and items that are sure to make you smile.

November 5—November 6, 2018 10:00 am-11:00 am
November 13—November 14, 2018 10:00 am-11:00 am

All Campus

Come stop by the Off Campus Student Center for an informative, fun activity geared towards the theme of thankfulness.

November 5, 2018
11:00 am-1:00 pm

Student Union, 314

Brian Levine, professor in the College of Information and Computer Sciences, speaks on "Combatting Online Child Sexual Exploitation: What Works and What We Could Be Doing Better."

November 5, 2018
12:15 pm-1:15 pm

Thompson Hall, 620

Celebrate International Education Week at the Building Bridges Art Exhibit and Reception.

November 5, 2018
3:30 pm-5:30 pm

Science and Engineering Library

What is at stake, and what is at risk, in the building of new worlds? Five College faculty will deliver short presentations and lead a community conversation on the nightmarish visions of social transformation and oppressive aspects of liberatory movements around the world. 

November 5, 2018
5:30 pm-7:00 pm

Marcus Hall, 131

The Department of Music & Dance presents a performance by our finest brass student chamber ensembles.

November 5, 2018
7:30 pm

Bowker Auditorium

The Interrogation is based on the autobiography of the Auschwitz camp commander, Rudolf Höss.

November 6, 2018
10:00 am-12:30 pm

Integrative Learning Center, S404 (Film Studies Screening Room)

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

November 6, 2018
11:00 am-3:00 pm

Campus Center, 163

 We are excited to announce the third BRIDGE Scholar of the year: Dr. Sam Ying in the Stockbridge School of Agriculture - BRIDGE2Impacts.

November 6, 2018
12:00 pm-1:00 pm

Olver Design Building, 170

Informatics is the application of core computer science principles to solve problems that arise in other disciplines across campus. At CICS, the new BS major in Informatics provides students with a solid foundation in computing and expertise in analyzing and deriving insights from data derived from a wide range of disciplines such as finance, health, and business

November 6, 2018
4:00 pm

Hasbrouck Hall, 109

This Teach-in will provide the context we need to understand the world around us and the importance of fostering a climate of tolerance and inclusion on our campus. 

November 6, 2018
4:00 pm

Goodell Hall, Bernie Dallas Room

Come down to the Mullins Center and cheer on women's basketball in their home opener against Sacred Heart.

November 6, 2018
5:00 pm

Mullins Center

Join Linda Enghagen, associate dean for Isenberg professional programs, and other admissions staff for an in-person information session.

November 6, 2018
5:30 pm-6:30 pm

Isenberg School of Management, 112

Gain knowledge about employment-based visa strategies and permanent residency cards

November 6, 2018
5:30 pm-7:30 pm

Campus Center, 163C

Particiapte in a panel discussion regarding woman and international travel safety with Laura Barkowski and returned Education Abroad students.

November 6, 2018
6:00 pm-7:00 pm

Campus Center, 904

Come support the Men's Basketball team as they take on UMass Lowell in the home opener.

November 6, 2018
7:30 pm

Mullins Center

The Department of Music & Dance presents a performance by the Opus One Chamber Orchestra, a Faculty-Student Collaboration.

November 6, 2018
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

Beginning your search for off-campus housing? Stop by the housing fair.

November 7, 2018
11:00 am-3:00 pm

Campus Center, Concourse

Stop by the Campus Center Main Concourse to say hello to Team Positive Presence and learn about the many programs they are connected to—Party Smart registration, and upcoming events at the Off Campus Student Center and Student Parent Programs. 

November 7, 2018 12:00 pm-2:30 pm
November 28, 2018 12:00 pm-2:30 pm

Campus Center, Concourse

In this talk Rodgers shows how some composers of madrigals working with stanzas from Ludovico Ariosto’s popular vernacular epic Orlando furioso (1516) drew on the song principle’s formal resources.

November 7, 2018
12:20 pm-1:20 pm

Old Chapel, Conference Room, 1st floor

Liat Margolis is Associate Professor of Landscape Architecture at the University of Toronto, John H. Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Landscape, and Design.

November 7, 2018
4:30 pm-5:30 pm

Olver Design Building, 170

Alter/Altar, an exhibition of work by graduate students in the Department of Art at UMass Amherst.

November 7, 2018
5:00 pm-7:00 pm

Herter Art Gallery

Join us for this social gathering for women and non-binary people of color.

November 7, 2018
5:30 pm-6:30 pm

New Africa House, 127

The inaugural UMass Amherst Stand United - Fight Hate lecture with Dr. Ibram X. Kendi, a leading scholar of racism and discriminatory policy in America.

November 7, 2018
6:00 pm-7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Concert Hall

Learn about the Master of Science in Sustainability Science program!

November 7, 2018
6:00 pm-7:00 pm

Online

This three-night film festival showcases Asian American histories and experiences. Q&A to follow screening; raffle prizes and giveaways; meet and greet with producers, and refreshments will be provided!

November 7—November 9, 2018 6:30 pm-9:00 pm

Campus Center, 174-176

Give advice or get advice at Student and Alumni Networking Night.

November 7, 2018
7:00 pm-8:30 pm

Commonwealth Honors College, Events Hall

Switching between the recent past and 1930s Sweden, Sami Blood recounts the prejudice encountered in government-enforced boarding schools. 

November 7, 2018
7:30 pm-9:30 pm

Isenberg School of Management, Flavin Family Auditorium, room 137

Shelley Hirsch is an award winning, critically acclaimed vocalist, composer, and storyteller whose mostly solo compositions, staged multimedia works, improvisations, radio plays, installations and collaborations have been produced and presented in concert halls, clubs, festivals, theaters, museums, galleries and on radio, film and television on 5 continents.

November 7, 2018
8:00 pm

Old Chapel

Start or finish your meningitis B vaccination series, and get vaccinated against seasonal flu at today's walk-in clinic at Hampshire Dining Commons.

November 8, 2018
11:00 am-2:00 pm

Hampshire Dining Commons

Learn about the Udall Scholarship — a funded opportunity for sophomores and juniors committed to careers related to the environment, tribal public policy, or Native American health care. This info session includes the ins and outs of the application process and an opportunity to ask questions.

November 8, 2018
2:00 pm-3:00 pm

Commonwealth Honors College, 301, 3rd floor

Come join us in Lighting the Way for Access.

November 8, 2018
5:00 pm-7:00 pm

Old Chapel

Chappell draws on his time in the military and his multiracial identity to introduce the concept of Peace Literacy, which he offers as a new paradigm to better understand not just peace and war, but also the art of living and what it means to be human. 

November 8, 2018
5:00 pm-7:00 pm

Library, W.E.B. Du Bois, Lower Level Between Stairs

Erin McGlothlin (German & Jewish Studies, Washington University) offers poignant new insights into Lanzmann’s monumental Holocaust documentary, based upon extensive research on the hundreds of hours of outtakes in the archives of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum.

November 8, 2018
5:00 pm-7:00 pm

Institute for Holocaust, Genocide, and Memory Studies

This event has been canceled.

November 8, 2018
5:30 pm

Student Union Ballroom

An opportunity for students and staff to work together to identify safety-related issues on campus and document those concerns for repair or other appropriate follow-up.  Followed by a debriefing and pizza at Dickinson Hall.

November 8, 2018
5:30 pm

Student Union, meet in Lobby

Join Candice Snowden, IPO's advisor to Asia and the Pacific, and returned Educaton Abroad students, in a dicsussion about Race and Ethnicity Abroad.

November 8, 2018
6:00 pm-7:30 pm

Campus Center, 905

Join us for Military Appreciation Night as we take time to recognize, honor and commend the brave men and women who have sacrificed their lives for our country.

November 8, 2018
7:00 pm

Mullins Center

Universal Pictures at UMass is having a free advance screening of the upcoming film "Green Book" at the Cinemark at Hampshire Mall. 

November 8, 2018
7:00 pm

Cinemark at Hampshire Mall
Yumi Kurosawa, one of the best known soloists on the koto (Japan's national instrument) highlights the amazing versatility of this instrument to execute the movements of Vivaldi’s Four Seasons and Japanese classical compositions by composer Kengyo Yatsuhashi, as well as her own enchanting songs. 

November 8, 2018
7:30 pm

Bowker Auditorium

The Department of Music & Dance presents William Hite, tenor and Gilles Vonsattel, piano, performing Schubert's Winterreise song cycle.

November 8, 2018
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

Martín Espada has published almost twenty books as a poet, editor, essayist and translator.

November 8, 2018
8:00 pm

Memorial Hall

Start or finish your meningitis B vaccination series, and get vaccinated against seasonal flu at today's walk-in clinic in University Health Services room 302.

November 9, 2018
9:00 am-12:00 pm

University Health Services (UHS), 302

Take a break going into the long weekend and come into the Off Campus Student Center for a free button making event! We will have all the materials, and some fall drinks and snacks as well.

November 9, 2018
12:00 pm-3:00 pm

Student Union, 314

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

November 9, 2018
12:00 pm-1:00 pm

Slobody Building, 301 (3rd floor)

A recent study of Ratemyprofessor.com found that students often express linguistic bias against instructors who are non-native English speakers.

November 9, 2018
12:15 pm-1:30 pm

Goodell Hall, 301, TEFD Conference Room

Professor Steve Ward from Cornell University will discuss his research on status and international relations.

November 9, 2018
2:30 pm

Studio Arts Building, 420

The PERI Program on Gender and Care Work and the Department of Economics' Political Economy Workshop are co-sponsoring "Time Poverty and the Poverty of Economics," a talk by Jayati Ghosh, Professor of Economics at the Centre for Economic Studies and Planning, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi.

November 9, 2018
3:00 pm

Gordon Hall, 3rd Floor Conference Room

UMass Amherst Air Force and Army ROTC will honor the nation’s veterans – including veterans in the campus community ­– at their annual Veterans Day ceremony and vigil outdoors on the Campus Pond side of Memorial Hall.

November 9, 2018
5:00 pm

Memorial Hall, East side outside, facing the Campus Pond

Support Men's Basketball as they take on New Hampshire at 7pm.

November 9, 2018
7:00 pm

Mullins Center

The hit public radio series Selected Shorts comes to the Fine Arts Center with an evening of funny, surreal, moving, and romantic tales dedicated to the LBGTQIA+ community. Selected Shorts is produced by Symphony Space in New York City and broadcast on more than 150 stations around the country.

November 9, 2018
8:00 pm

Fine Arts Center Concert Hall

Join us for this land stewardship volunteer opportunity.  Our main project will be to help install sign posts at Greenberg Family Conservation Area.

November 10, 2018
10:00 am-1:00 pm

Greenberg Family Conservation Area, Kestrel Land Trust
Come out and support the football team as it hosts BYU. 

November 10, 2018
12:00 pm

Gillette Stadium

Widely admired for her technique and artistry, Armenian guitarist Gohar Vardanyan has performed throughout the United States for numerous guitar societies, universities, and arts organizations.

November 10, 2018
7:30 pm

Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art
Enjoy the interaction between acclaimed musician Gohar Vardanyan and select New England advanced guitar students.

November 11, 2018
9:30 am-11:30 am

Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art
Veterans Day is an official public holiday in the United States that honors persons who have served in the armed forces.

November 12, 2018

All Campus

The Department of Music & Dance presents a concert by Eric Huebner, Orchestral Pianist for the New York Philharmonic.

November 12, 2018
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

The College of Nursing and the UManage Center for Building the Science of Symptom Self-Mangement presents the latest talk in the College's Fall Seminar Series: "Bioinspired Sensors and Devices for Wearable Technology" by Jun Yao, assistant professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering.

November 13, 2018
12:00 pm-1:00 pm

Skinner Hall, 101

University Women's Network (UWN) is hosting Believe Me, It's YOU! Dealing with Difficult People with author, keynote speaker, & leadership trainer, Nancy Hunter Denney.

November 13, 2018
12:00 pm-1:00 pm

Campus Center, Hadley Room, 10th Floor

In this workshop with Walidah Imarisha, participants will imagine themselves 55 years in the future, and engage in writing entries for the 2070 People’s Encyclopedia about current issues and events now, as a way of imagining how the world today can lead to the world we want.

November 13, 2018
3:30 pm-5:30 pm

University Museum of Contemporary Art

The Psychology of Peace and Violence Program Interdisciplinary Seminar on Conflict and Violence is designed to promote interdisciplinary exchanges among faculty and students interested in the topics of conflict, violence, and peace, from a wide range of departments across campus.

November 13, 2018
4:00 pm-5:00 pm

Commonwealth Honors College, Events Hall

Join W.E.B. Du Bois Library and the Women of Color Leadership Network for dinner to learn about how being a librarian can, not only be a rewarding career, but also help positively impact library patron, students and communities.

November 13, 2018
5:30 pm-7:00 pm

New Africa House, 127

Join professors in the Department of Political Science and other interested parties for an open conversation about the implications of the midterm election results!

November 13, 2018
6:00 pm-8:00 pm

Commonwealth Honors College, Events Hall East

Support Men's Basketball as they take on Harvard at 7pm.

November 13, 2018
7:00 pm

Mullins Center

Educator, writer, public scholar and spoken word artist Walidah Imarisha will explore the history of sci-fi and social change, sharing tools for using science fiction as a practice ground for social justice strategizing and vision.

November 13, 2018
7:00 pm-8:30 pm

Student Union, Ballroom

The Department of Music & Dance presents a concert by members of their internationally acclaimed jazz faculty.

November 13, 2018
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

A Monday class schedule will be followed.

November 14, 2018

All Campus

Join MaryBeth Kimball, director of New Business Development and Recruitment for Professional Programs, to learn more about Isenberg’s Online MBA program.

November 14, 2018
12:00 pm-1:00 pm

Online

Meaning "lest you forget" in Hebrew, pen tishkach is the guiding principle behind the endowed chair, which is awarded to a distinguished scholar of the Holocaust who serves as director of the university's Institute for Holocaust, Genocide, and Memory Studies.Remarks:Julie Hayes, Dean of the College of Humanities and Fine ArtsKumble R.

November 14, 2018
4:00 pm-6:00 pm

Institute for Holocaust, Genocide, and Memory Studies, event hall

Please join us for the fourth event of the new campus-wide documentary screening series "Watch, Learn, Grow" conducted by the Office of Equity and Inclusion.

November 14, 2018
5:30 pm

Integrative Learning Center, S131

The Department of Music & Dance presents a concert by the All-University Orchestra, conducted byAlexandria Black and Brian Cordova.

November 14, 2018
7:30 pm

Grace Church
Jazz saxophonist Miguel Zenón joins the classical Spektral Quartet for a concert-length suite to honor and explore the culture of Zenón’s native Puerto Rico.

November 14, 2018
7:30 pm

Bowker Auditorium

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

November 15, 2018
12:00 pm

Online

With the maturing of AI and multiagent systems research, we have a tremendous opportunity to direct these advances towards addressing complex societal problems. Milind Tambe will focus on the problems of countering terrorism (for public safety and security), extinction (wildlife conservation), and homelessness (public health in low resource communities). 

November 15, 2018
12:00 pm

Old Chapel

Join us online for Leadership Live, a virtual series that features UMass alumni leaders who have valuable insights to share, followed by Q&A.

November 15, 2018
12:15 pm-12:45 pm

Online

Start or finish your meningitis B vaccination series, and get vaccinated against seasonal flu at today's walk-in clinic in the Recreation Center.

November 15, 2018
3:30 pm-6:30 pm

Recreation Center

Enobong (Anna) Branch, associate chancellor for equity and inclusion and chief diversity officer, and Joseph Krupczynski, director of Civic Engagement and Service Learning (CESL) and associate professor of architecture, discuss the Building Bridges project at UMass and how it helps affirm the importance of respecting difference in our community.

November 15, 2018
5:00 pm

University Museum of Contemporary Art

Students, faculty, staff and community members are invited to the Native Heritage Month Dinner to celebrate identities, identify common values, and strenghten community over table conversations.

November 15, 2018
5:30 pm-7:30 pm

Campus Center, Amherst Room, 10th Floor

The Isenberg Accounting Transitions Program is available for students with non-accounting or non-business degrees.  Attend an info session to learn more!

November 15, 2018
5:30 pm

Isenberg School of Management, 108

Share a meal and facilitated conversations around harvest, gratitude, families, waste, fear, legacy, hope, and more.

November 15, 2018
6:00 pm-8:00 pm

Library, W.E.B. Du Bois, 2601, Floor 26

NV CONCEPTS PRESENTS: The Unsual Suspects Tour, featuring a starstudded multi genre line up that includes the Pioneer of trap music and MTV VMA award winning GUCCI MANE, one of edms hottest DJs CARNAGE and emerging young Miami based rapper SMOKEPURPP. Hoodrich Pablo Juan and Honeycomb will be playing as additional support!

November 15, 2018
8:00 pm

Mullins Center

Choose from a variety of both blooming and green plants. Selection includes: succulents, holiday cactus, canna lilies, hanging plants, and much more.

November 16, 2018 10:00 am-1:00 pm
November 30, 2018 10:00 am-1:00 pm

Campus Center, Concourse

Join President Marty Meehan, along with alumni, parents, and friends from the Amherst, Boston, Dartmouth, Lowell, and Medical School campuses, for an evening of cocktails and hors d’oeuvres at the Mandarin Oriental, Atlanta.Register early as space is limited.

November 16, 2018
5:30 pm-7:30 pm

Mandarin Oriental, Atlanta
Support Men's Basketball as they take on Howard at 7pm.

November 16, 2018
7:00 pm

Mullins Center

Classes are not held during Thanksgiving Recess at UMass Amherst.

November 17—November 25, 2018

Get on your maroon and white and join alumni from UMass and the University of Georgia at Capitol Pub for a co-hosted watch party as each cheers on their home team!

November 17, 2018
12:00 am

Capitol Pub
Bring your friends to Antonio’s in Worcester where UMass football fans will gather to cheer on the Minutemen as they face the Georgia Bulldogs!

November 17, 2018
12:00 am

Antonio's
Join us for a morning of Bomba, one of the traditional musical styles of Puerto Rico. This kid-oriented performance, featuring dancing and drumming, will be fun, interactive, and educational. 

November 17, 2018
10:00 am-11:30 am

Student Union, Cape Cod Lounge

Come support women's basketball in the Mullins Center as they take on Central Connecticut.

November 17, 2018
2:00 pm

Mullins Center

Thanksgiving Food Drive: Fans will receive $2 off a Reserved or General Admission ticket (Limit: 4) for bringing in a canned food item.

November 18, 2018
2:00 pm

Mullins Center

Join senior political experts and UMass Amherst faculty in a discussion that will help prepare you for those family dinner conversations!

November 19, 2018
6:00 pm-8:00 pm

The University of Massachusetts Club in Boston

Support Men's Basketball as they take on Arkansas-Pine Bluff at 7 pm.

November 19, 2018
7:00 pm

Mullins Center

The Los Angeles Alumni Network invites you to fight hunger by giving a little bit of your time.

November 20, 2018
1:00 pm-4:00 pm

Los Angeles Regional Food Bank
Come support the Women's Basketball team.

November 20, 2018
7:00 pm

Mullins Center

Thanksgiving is a national holiday in the United States.  Most university offices are closed.

November 22, 2018

All Campus

Family Night/Saturday Night Skate: Bring the family out to a UMass hockey game at a discounted rate.

November 24, 2018
7:00 pm

Mullins Center

The Center for Research on Families’ Tay Gavin Erickson Lecture Series presents a talk by Federico E. Vaca, professor and vice chair for faculty affairs in the Yale School of Medicine's Department of Emergency Medicine.

November 26, 2018
4:00 pm

Campus Center, 804-08

The Department of Music and Dance presents a string chamber music concert. 

November 26, 2018
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

The Psychology of Peace and Violence Program Interdisciplinary Seminar on Conflict and Violence is designed to promote interdisciplinary exchanges among faculty and students interested in the topics of conflict, violence, and peace, from a wide range of departments across campus.

November 27, 2018
4:00 pm-5:00 pm

Commonwealth Honors College, Events Hall East

Distinguished historians Erica Armstrong Dunbar and Barbara Krauthamer will explore how enslaved and formerly enslaved African American women envisioned and experienced freedom.

November 27, 2018
7:00 pm-8:30 pm

Northampton Center for the Arts
The Department of Music and Dance presents Brass Bash, a brass student ensembles concert.

November 27, 2018
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

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

November 28, 2018
10:00 am-1:00 pm

University Health Services (UHS), ground floor

 Come out and support Women's Basketball as they take on North Dakota.

November 28, 2018
5:00 pm

Mullins Center

UMCA will hold a reception for artist Chris Page to celebrate his exhibition at the UMassFive College Federal Credit Union’s branch office in Hadley.

November 28, 2018
5:30 pm

UMassFive Federal Credit Union, Hadley
Come down to the Mullins Center and support Men's Basketball as they take on Quinnipiac!

November 28, 2018
7:30 pm

Mullins Center

Start or finish your meningitis B vaccination series, and get vaccinated against seasonal flu at today's walk-in clinic in the University Health  Services room 302.

November 29, 2018
1:00 pm-4:00 pm

University Health Services (UHS), 302

This production is a cycle of four linked short plays by Maria Irene Fornes, one of our greatest and most influential living playwrights. 

November 29—December 1, 2018 7:30 pm
December 5—December 8, 2018 7:30 pm
December 8, 2018 2:00 pm

Curtain Theater

Spanning the late 1970s to 2015, Prof. Baker’s new book tells the story of political collaboration among feminists, evangelical Christians, human rights advocates, and sex worker rights activists to shift perceptions and public policies on the prostitution of youth in the United States. 

November 29, 2018
4:00 pm-5:30 pm

Herter Hall, 601

The Department of Music and Dance presents the UMass Symphony Band and Percussion Ensemble, under the direction of Matthew Westgate and Ayano Kataoka.

November 29, 2018
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Concert Hall

Please join the Massachusetts Host-Microbiome Center for the Frontiers in Microbiota-Interactions Symposium.

November 30, 2018
8:30 am-4:30 pm

Joseph P. Martin Conference Center - Rotunda
Read a Minute Night: The team invites their new 3rd grade friends out for a game - to see what they do on the ice after reading to them on multiple occasions.

November 30, 2018
7:00 pm

Mullins Center

The Department of Music and Dance presents the Euridice Baroque Ensemble under the direction of Robert Eisenstein.

November 30, 2018
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall