Month of March 2018
Bring your lunch and laptop to University Communications and we can discuss specifics around issues or questions you have about your particular needs in Drupal.

March 9, 2018 12:00 pm-1:00 pm
April 13, 2018 12:00 pm-1:00 pm
May 11, 2018 12:00 pm-1:00 pm
June 8, 2018 12:00 pm-1:00 pm
July 13, 2018 12:00 pm-1:00 pm
August 10, 2018 12:00 pm-1:00 pm
September 14, 2018 12:00 pm-1:00 pm
October 12, 2018 12:00 pm-1:00 pm
November 9, 2018 12:00 pm-1:00 pm
December 14, 2018 12:00 pm-1:00 pm

Slobody Building 3rd Floor Suite C1 large conference room (301)
The UMass Amherst Drupal Users Group meets the first Thursday of the month at 2 p.m.

January 4, 2018 2:00 pm
February 1, 2018 2:00 pm
March 1, 2018 2:00 pm

Integrated Sciences Building, 145, behind the first floor elevators

Come see a financial aid counselor to address your FAFSA concerns.

October 5—December 7, 2017, Thursdays 2:15 pm-4:15 pm
January 25—April 26, 2018, Thursdays 2:15 pm-4:15 pm
This event does NOT occur on:
November 23, March 15

Wilder Hall, 005

Can't make it to the regularly scheduled FAFSA help hours? Come see a financial aid counselor to address your FAFSA concerns during our extended hours.

October 5, 2017 4:30 pm-7:30 pm
November 2, 2017 4:30 pm-7:30 pm
December 7, 2017 4:30 pm-7:30 pm
January 25, 2018 4:30 pm-7:30 pm
February 1, 2018 4:30 pm-7:30 pm
March 1, 2018 4:30 pm-7:30 pm
April 5, 2018 4:30 pm-7:30 pm

Wilder Hall, 005

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
This event does NOT occur on:
March 10—March 18

University Museum of Contemporary Art

International Coffee Hour.

January 25, 2018 4:00 pm-5:00 pm
February 6, 2018 4:00 pm-5:00 pm
February 21, 2018 4:00 pm-5:00 pm
March 9, 2018 4:00 pm-5:00 pm
March 22, 2018 4:00 pm-5:00 pm
April 2, 2018 4:00 pm-5:00 pm
April 18, 2018 4:00 pm-5:00 pm
May 1, 2018 4:00 pm-5:00 pm

Campus Center, Blue Wall

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

Reflective writing, art-making, and sharing.

January 31—March 7, 2018, Wednesdays 2:30 pm-4:00 pm

Goodell Hall, 406A

Augusta Savage Gallery has recognized the urgent and timely need to consider what Home means to many different people. 

February 5—March 6, 2018, Mon/Tue 1:00 pm-7:00 pm
February 1—March 8, 2018, Wed/Thu/Fri 1:00 pm-5:00 pm

Augusta Savage Gallery

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—February 11, March 17—February 18

Science and Engineering Library

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

February 6—April 26, 2018, Tue/Wed/Thu
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February 27—March 1, April 17

Campus Center - Marriott Center, 1101

Join the Josephine White Eagle Cultural Center in Chadbourne Hall B-3 every Tuesday for a Beading Workshop.

February 6—April 24, 2018, Tuesdays 7:00 pm-9:00 pm
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March 13

Chabad House

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

Online

Come talk to Derek about classes, student-issues/concerns, Student Government Association, local/national news, sports or just about anything else in between. 

February 12—April 30, 2018, Mondays 12:15 pm-1:30 pm
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March 12, April 16

Wilder Hall, 005

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 12—May 18, 2018, Wednesdays 4:45 pm-5:45 pm
February 12—May 18, 2018, Thu/Fri 2:30 pm-3:30 pm

511 Goodell
Following on the mission of the CMASS’ cultural centers of “advancing cultural expression and pride” this program seeks to encourage participants to identify respectful ways to appreciate culture by examining history and participating in the traditional way of making a spiritual symbol, preparing food, styling hair or learning about the history of a holiday.

February 12, 2018 7:00 pm-9:00 pm
March 6, 2018 7:00 pm
March 21, 2018 7:00 pm-8:30 pm
April 4, 2018 7:00 pm

It is never early to start thinking about graduate school. Come and talk with our graduate assistant, Ghida EL-Banna, about the graduate school application process and have your questions answered.

February 14—April 25, 2018, Wednesdays 12:15 pm-2:15 pm
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March 14

Wilder Hall, 102

Participate in Connections in Color to find your UMass voice.

February 15—May 3, 2018, Thursdays 4:00 pm-5:00 pm
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March 15

Wilder Hall

Sign up to join a free support groups offered in a safe and confidential environment.

February 16—March 1, 2018

Undergraduate students may receive either the first or second dose of the two-dose Meningitis B vaccine at these walk-in clinics.

February 21, 2018 3:00 pm-6:00 pm
March 6, 2018 10:00 am-2:00 pm
March 20, 2018 3:00 pm-6:00 pm
April 4, 2018 11:00 am-3:00 pm
April 25, 2018 3:00 pm-6:00 pm

Photographs by Landscape Architecture Professor Mark Lindhult of birds and wildlife and their habitats. Birds are a barometer of environmental health - literally the canary in the coal mine.

February 26—March 10, 2018 4:30 pm-6:30 pm

Olver Design Building, 180

Undergraduate therapy group hosted by the Center for Counseling and Psychological Health.

February 28—May 2, 2018, Wednesdays 3:30 pm-5:00 pm

New Africa House, 415

Part of the Colonial Latin America Lecture Series

March 1, 2018
4:00 pm

Herter Hall, 301

Please join the economics department for the 3rd Annual Samuel Bowles Lecture to be presented by professor Emerita Nancy Folbre. 

March 1, 2018
4:00 pm

Crotty Hall, 209

Andrea Hairston will be reading sections from her new novel, "Will Do Magic for Small Change" and musical dynamo Pan Morigan will sing songs she has written based on lyrics from the book.

March 1, 2018
5:00 pm-7:00 pm

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

Mark Jarzombek discusses how architectural history in the last decades has risen to the level of the geo- political. 

March 1, 2018
6:00 pm

Olver Design Building, 170

Collector Charles Derby will offer a tour of the exhibition '5 Takes on African Art / 42 Paintings' by Fred Wilson with personal anecdotes about his forty years of collecting and acquiring the objects on display in this exhibition.

March 1, 2018
6:00 pm-8:00 pm

University Museum of Contemporary Art, 33

The Venice-based orchestra specializes in vibrant, even daring performances of music by one of its city's native sons, Antonio Vivaldi.

March 1, 2018
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Concert Hall

The Department of Music and Dance presents the 37th Annual Jazz Showcase, featuring UMass's finest jazz ensembles, including Jazz Ensemble I, Chapel Jazz, Jazz Lab, and Vocal Jazz Ensemble.

March 1, 2018
7:30 pm

Bowker Auditorium

Join Hillel for a carnival style Purim party.

March 1, 2018
8:00 pm-10:00 pm

Hillel House
Founded by the University of Queensland, these popular competitions have become a global phenomenon and offer graduate students the opportunity to communicate the significance of their research to a general audience, all in three minutes or less.

March 2, 2018
1:00 pm-3:00 pm

Campus Center Auditorium

Du Bois Day Lecture: James M. Thomas, Assistant Professor of Sociology and Anthropology, University of Mississippi 

March 2, 2018
4:00 pm-5:00 pm

Commonwealth Honors College Building, Events Hall

Back by popular demand, "Queer & Now: A Lip Sync Spectacular" returns to UMass Amherst.

March 2, 2018 9:30 pm-11:00 pm
March 3, 2018 7:00 pm-8:30 pm
March 3, 2018 9:30 pm-11:00 pm

Fine Arts Center, 204

The Department of Music and Dance presents a faculty concert by William Hite, tenor, with Gilles Vonsattel, piano.

March 2, 2018
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

Join us for a day of arts and crafts and storytelling.

March 3, 2018
10:00 am-12:00 pm

Student Union, Cape Cod Lounge

This presentation will explore how fruit can be incorporated into an edible landscape setting.

March 3, 2018
10:00 am-12:00 pm

French Hall

UMass Amherst and the Mullins Center will be hosting Mullins Live!, a concert series. This event is free and open only to UMass Amherst students. 

March 3, 2018
12:00 pm

Mullins Center

This night will be celebrating Arab culture though food, music, and dancing.  

March 3, 2018
6:30 pm

Student Union Ballroom

Men's Basketball vs. Duquesne

March 3, 2018
8:00 pm

Mullins Center

A solo exhibition of 2- and 3-dimensional work by Sally Clegg.

March 6—March 22, 2018, Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri 1:00 pm-6:00 pm
March 4, 2018, Sundays 2:00 pm-5:00 pm

Hampden Gallery

Opening reception for an exhibition of 2- and 3-dimensional work by Sally Clegg.

March 4, 2018
2:00 pm-4:00 pm

Hampden Gallery

Hampden Gallery Art Exhibit by Taunton, Massachusetts native, Amy Corey, in the main gallery that includes her textured, free-form knitted pieces that playfully suggest wearable items, over 60 knitted hats arrayed as leaves on branches that reference Corey’s engagement with notions of “family tree” (hats are wearable), sock collages, and projections of people who, as the exhibition’s title states clearly, are Knitting in Public.

March 4, 2018
2:00 pm-4:00 pm

Hampden Gallery

In the Central Asian epic Qyrq Qyz (40 Girls, pronouncedKirk Kiz”), a girl gathers 40 young female warriors to vanquish invaders, securing her clans’ freedom.

March 4, 2018
4:00 pm

Bowker Auditorium

The Department of Music and Dance presents a faculty concert by Robert Eisenstein, featuring 16th and 17th century Italian music with guests Livio Ticli, Marcello Mazzetti, and others.

March 4, 2018
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

Diversity Lunch Talks - Come for lunch, connect and join your colleagues to explore issues related to diversity, inclusion, and equity in teaching.

March 5, 2018
12:30 pm-2:00 pm

Campus Center, 168C

Isenberg Visit Days, hosted by the Full-time MBA, are opportunities for you to get a detailed overview of the MBA Program’s distinctive features and admission process.

March 6, 2018
12:00 pm-3:00 pm

Isenberg School of Management, 305

Reception for the exhibit, "Global Perspectives through Student Eyes."

March 6, 2018
4:00 pm-6:00 pm

Science and Engineering Library

Professor Maria Santore of the department of polymer science and engineering will present a Distinguished Faculty Lecture on “From the Surfaces of Cells to Materials Innovation: Synthetic Systems that Mimic the Behaviors of Biological Cells.”

March 6, 2018
4:00 pm

Old Chapel, Great Hall

Join MaryBeth Kimball, Director of New Business Development & Recruitment for Professional Programs, for an in-person information session in Boston about the MBA program.

March 6, 2018
6:00 pm-7:00 pm

UMass Club, Concourse Level, Room LL301
Roundabout Theatre Company presents "Cabaret." Come hear some of the most memorable songs in theatre history, including "Cabaret," "Willkommen" and "Maybe This Time."

March 6, 2018
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Concert Hall

The Department of Music and Dance presents a guest artist concert by Peter Steiner, trombone, with Constanze Hochwartner, piano.

March 6, 2018
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

Last day for undergraduate, Stockbridge and CPE undergrads to drop courses with a record of "W" and to select pass/fail.

March 7, 2018

Come meet representatives from local apartment complexes.

March 7, 2018
11:00 am-4:00 pm

Campus Center
Join MaryBeth Kimball, Director of New Business Development & Recruitment for Professional Programs, to learn more about Isenberg’s Online MBA program.

March 7, 2018
12:00 pm-1:00 pm

Online

This presentation explores the potential for common ground in ecological restoration of large-river floodplains using new inundation modeling.

March 7, 2018
3:30 pm

Morrill Science Center, 134

At the Potential Career Panel, students will get to learn about the different fields that Communication alumni are now working in and have the chance ask them about their journeys from UMass to their careers.

March 7, 2018
5:00 pm

Integrative Learning Center, Comm Hub (3rd Floor)

The second screening of the 25th anniversary season of the annual Massachusetts Multicultural Film Festival explores the harships faced by Claude Lanzmann as he shot "Shoah," his nine-and-a-half-hour-long documentary about the Holocaust that took over 12 years to create.

March 7, 2018
7:30 pm

Isenberg School of Management, 137

Histories of electrification center on well-worn concerns like public lighting and electrically-powered appliances, and they seldom concern peripheral spaces such as New Zealand.

March 8, 2018
12:00 pm

Herter Hall, 601

The Department of Music and Dance presents the UMass Amherst Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Morihiko Nakahara and featuring Gilles Vonsattel, piano soloist.

March 8, 2018
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Concert Hall

Since his emergence on the creative jazz scene in the late 1960s, Joe McPhee has been a deeply emotional composer, improviser, and multi-instrumentalist, as well as a thoughtful conceptualist and theoretician. 

March 8, 2018
8:00 pm

Old Chapel

The Department of Music and Dance presents a talk titled 'Music Contra Text: Neapolitan Madrigalists Set Tasso' by Emiliano Ricciardi, assistant professor of Music History.

March 9, 2018
2:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Room 365
It’s going to be a happy new year for Kevin Hart fans when Kevin Hart returns to the Mullins Center (Amherst, MA) for his Irresponsible Tour on Friday, Mar. 9, 2018.

March 9, 2018
7:00 pm

Mullins Center

Spring recess.

March 11—March 18, 2018

HASA/CASA is a cultural night hosted by HASA (Haitian American Student Association) and LU (Latinos Unidos) to explore and bring Haitian and Dominican culture to UMass and surrounding communities.

March 14, 2018
7:30 pm

Student Union Ballroom

Classes resume.

March 19, 2018

Isenberg Visit Days, hosted by the Full-time MBA, are opportunities for you to get a detailed overview of the MBA Program’s distinctive features and admission process.

March 20, 2018
12:00 pm-3:00 pm

Isenberg School of Management, 305

International Scholars Forum - We all know the kind of teacher we would like to be (or should be), but it can be hard to put our teaching philosophy into practice when faced with all the other pressures of the semester.

March 20, 2018
2:20 pm-3:45 pm

Goodell Hall, 301, TEFD Conference Room

Baseball vs. Holy Cross

March 20, 2018
3:00 pm

Earl Lorden Field

A book party and signing with Dr.

March 20, 2018
6:30 pm

New Africa House, Main Lobby
Flying umbrellas, larger-than-life balloons, giant kites floating over the audience, and the biggest snow globe you’ve ever seen will make you gasp in wonder and laugh until it hurts. Air Play merges circus and street theater performance art with sculptural artistry.

March 20, 2018
7:00 pm

Fine Arts Center Concert Hall

The Department of Music and Dance presents a faculty concert featuring Jamie-Rose Guarrine, soprano, with guest Seth Keeton, bass-baritone.

March 20, 2018
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

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

March 21, 2018 7:30 pm
March 23, 2018 7:30 pm
March 24, 2018 2:00 pm
March 24, 2018 7:30 pm
March 28, 2018 7:30 pm
March 29, 2018 7:30 pm
March 30, 2018 10:00 am
March 30, 2018 7:30 pm

Rand Theater

Softball vs. Boston College

March 21, 2018
4:00 pm

Sortino Field Softball Complex

Join MaryBeth Kimball, Director of New Business Development & Recruitment for Professional Programs for an in-person information session in Springfield about the MBA part-time program.

March 21, 2018
6:00 pm-7:00 pm

UMass Center at Tower Square, Classroom 003
The third screening of the 25th anniversary season of the annual Massachusetts Multicultural Film Festival follows Jewish veterans as they recount their experiences during WWII in "GI Jews: Jewish Americans in WWII."

March 21, 2018
7:30 pm

Isenberg School of Management, 137

The Department of Music and Dance presents a concert by Abbie Conant, pioneering trombonist, performance artist, poet and librettist.

March 21, 2018
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

Color in Containment examines the use of color within a group of works to ask a difficult question: can color be controlled? 

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
This event does NOT occur on:
March 10—March 18

University Museum of Contemporary Art

Damian Shea will speak on "Reducing Chemical Risks to Families: Linking the External Chemical Exposure to Biological Effects and Reduction in Adverse Health Outcomes." 

March 22, 2018
4:00 pm-5:15 pm

Life Science Laboratories, S340

Why do you care about climate change? Learn how to discover and communicate your unique story in a compelling way for different audiences.

March 22, 2018
7:00 pm-9:00 pm

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

The Department of Music and Dance presents Alive with Dance I, featuring senior choreography projects from the UMass Dance Program.

March 22—March 23, 2018 7:30 pm

Bowker Auditorium

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 will be inducting and honoring first year students who achieved 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

The Afro-Braiding and Hair Cutting Contest seeks to celebrate hair braiding and cutting tradition/custom.

March 23, 2018
5:00 pm-9:00 pm

Malcolm X Cultural Center

The Center for Agriculture is having a hands-on workshop where participants will learn how to properly prune fruit trees (apples, pears, peaches, etc.).

March 24, 2018
10:00 am-1:00 pm

Windy Hill Farm
Meet fellow alumni living in the LA Area and mingle over food and drinks at the Bungalow in Santa Monica.

March 24, 2018
1:00 pm-4:00 pm

The Bungalow Santa Monica
TCSA's 11th Cultural Night Market recreates Asian night markets and bring these cultural festivities to UMass and its surrounding communities.

March 25, 2018
4:00 pm

Student Union Ballroom

The Department of Music and Dance presents a guest artist concert by Robert van Sice, The Percussion Collective.

March 25, 2018
4:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

Join Mike Famighette, Director of the Full-time MBA, to learn more about Isenberg’s 2-year residential Full-time MBA program.

March 26, 2018
12:00 pm-1:00 pm

Online

The Department of Music and Dance presents the Opus One Chamber Orchestra, a faculty-student collaboration featuring members of the UMass Music Department.

March 26, 2018
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

Join MaryBeth Kimball, director of new business development and recruitment for professional programs, for an in-person information session in Shrewsbury about the MBA part-time program.

March 27, 2018
6:00 pm-7:00 pm

UMass Collaborative Facilities, Amphitheatre
The Department of Music and Dance presents Brass of UMass, featuring Music Department student brass chamber ensembles.

March 27, 2018
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

The fourth screening of the 25th anniversary season of the annual Massachusetts Multicultural Film Festival examines the abuse faced by Spanish youth during the Franoist period and extending into the democratic era.

March 28, 2018
7:30 pm

Isenberg School of Management, 137

Meet fellow Isenberg alumni living in the Greater Boston Area and hear about the construction progress on the new Isenberg Business Innovation Hub, as well as other exciting initiatives.

March 29, 2018
6:00 pm-9:00 pm

UMass Club
The Department of Music and Dance presents a guest artist concert by the Phil Markowitz/Zack Brock Duo, piano & jazz violin.

March 29, 2018
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

Visionary choreographers unite with world-class dancers in Philadelphia’s premier contemporary company, BalletX.

March 29, 2018
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Concert Hall

Colin Barrett's debut collection of short stories, Young Skins, was published in September 2013 by the independent Irish publisher Stinging Fly Press.

March 29, 2018
8:00 pm

Memorial Hall

The Center for Agriculture is having a hands-on workshop to learn the basics for pruning blueberries for your home landscape.

March 31, 2018
10:00 am-12:00 pm

Nicewicz Family Farm