Week of  April 15—21, 2018
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
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November 23, March 15

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
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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

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

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

Josephine White Eagle Cultural Center

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

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

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

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

Online

"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

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

March 26—April 30, 2018, Mon/Tue 1:00 pm-7:00 pm
March 26—April 30, 2018, Wed/Fri 1:00 pm-5:00 pm

Augusta Savage Gallery

Deeply connected to nature and interested in human consciousness, visual artist Alicia Hunsicker is inspired by both science and spirituality.

April 3—April 27, 2018, Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri 1:00 pm-6:00 pm
April 1—April 22, 2018, Sundays 2:00 pm-5:00 pm

Hampden Gallery

You worked hard to reach the milestone of graduation.

April 3—May 31, 2018

Online

These student-led meditation groups are open to the entire UMass community.

April 3—April 25, 2018, Tue/Wed 5:30 pm-6:30 pm

Campus Center

The UMass Amherst Stroke Support Group invites the campus community to join them at Mindful Movement, an inclusive event for stroke survivors, caregivers and members of the local community.

April 15, 2018
11:00 am-2:00 pm

Student Union, Ballroom

Softball vs. Saint Louis

April 15, 2018
12:00 pm

Sortino Field Softball Complex

Baseball vs. Rhode Island

April 15, 2018
12:00 pm

Earl Lorden Field

Join Black Student Union (BSU) for its second annual Bounce Back Brunch, featuring good food and good vibes.

April 15, 2018
12:00 pm-3:00 pm

Malcolm X Cultural Center

The Department of Music and Dance presents the Concert Band, under the direction of Timothy T.

April 15, 2018
2:00 pm

Fine Arts Center Concert Hall

J'ouvert is a large street party held during Carnival throughout many Caribbean cultures, and subsequently in areas where Caribbean peoples have immigrated.

April 15, 2018
2:30 pm-6:00 pm

Parking Lot 33
The University Programming Council presents Spring Concert 2018.

April 15, 2018
7:00 pm

Mullins Center

Patriots' Day is observed as a state holiday.

April 16, 2018

The Department of Music and Dance presents a guest artist concert by the Stan Kenton Legacy Big Band, under the direction of Mike Vax.

April 16, 2018
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

Due to the Patriots' Day holiday, a Monday class schedule will be followed today.

April 17, 2018

Of all the artistic traditions of Tantric Buddhism, painting with colored sand is one of the most unique and exquisite.

April 17—April 20, 2018 10:00 am-12:00 pm
April 17—April 19, 2018 1:00 pm-6:00 pm
April 20, 2018 1:00 pm-4:00 pm

Old Chapel

Baseball vs. Connecticut

April 17, 2018
3:00 pm

Earl Lorden Field

Aurora Levins Morales is a Puerto Rican Ashkenazi Jewish feminist writer, historian and well-rounded radical.

April 17, 2018
4:00 pm-5:30 pm

Student Union, Ballroom

This year's Sidney Kaplan Memorial Lecture will be delivered by Farah Jasmine Griffin of Columbia University.

April 17, 2018
4:30 pm

Augusta Savage Gallery

BFA thesis exhibitions feature the thesis work of bachelor of fine arts candidates in their chosen discipline, including animation, ceramics, intermedia, painting, printmaking and sculpture.

April 17—April 20, 2018 5:00 pm-7:00 pm

Herter Art Gallery

BFA thesis exhibitions feature the thesis work of bachelor of fine arts candidates in their chosen discipline, including animation, ceramics, intermedia, painting, printmaking and sculpture.

April 17—April 20, 2018 5:00 pm-7:00 pm

Herter Art Gallery

The exhibitions feature the thesis work of bachelor of fine arts candidates in their chosen discipline, including animation, ceramics, intermedia, painting, printmaking and sculpture.

April 17—April 20, 2018 5:00 pm-7:00 pm

Herter Art Gallery

Gaidi Faraj speaks on "W.E.B. Du Bois, John Brown, and the Spectre of Violence in the Black Freedom Struggle."

April 17, 2018
5:00 pm-7:00 pm

Library, W.E.B. Du Bois, 2202

Alumnus and scholar activist Jackson Katz will lead a discussion on "Men & #MeToo: Possibilities & Perils in a Time of Change."

April 17, 2018
5:00 pm-7:00 pm

Campus Center Auditorium

Catie Newell is the founding principal of the architecture and art practice *Alibi Studio.

April 17, 2018
5:30 pm

Olver Design Building

Masha Gessen is the Interdisciplinary Studies Institute's resident this spring. Gessen's work as an author, journalist and critic makes her a particularly apt choice, given that the theme of this year's ISI seminar is dissent.

April 17, 2018
6:00 pm-8:00 pm

Integrative Learning Center, N151

An evening with Lebanese novelist and filmmaker Meedo Taha reading from his just-published novel A Road to Damascus and Layaali Arabic Music Trio: Jamal Sinno (qanun), Said Khoury (oud), and Michel Moushabeck (percussion). 

April 17, 2018
7:00 pm

Commonwealth Honors College Building, 157

Come join the Cape Verdean Student Alliance (CVSA) as they kick off their Cape Verdean Awareness Week with a talk about violence in the Cape Verdean community. 

April 17, 2018
7:00 pm

Malcolm X Cultural Center, Berkshire Dining Commons Lower Level

The Department of Music and Dance presents the UMass Amherst Symphony Orchestra, under the direction of Morihiko Nakahara.

April 17, 2018
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Concert Hall

 The Center for Student Success Research invites you to participate in four conversations with experts about students with disabilities and Universal Design for Learning (UDL) through a Campus Climate Improvement Grant.

April 18, 2018
9:30 am-11:30 am

Furcolo Hall, W016

In celebration of Earth Day 2018, the University of Massachusetts is hosting the Massachusetts Climate Leadership Summit.

April 18, 2018
10:00 am-3:30 pm

Olver Design Building, Atrium

Catch a free ride around campus, answer some trivia, and win a prize.Featuring special guests.

April 18, 2018
10:00 am-3:00 pm

All Campus

Mark the joyous occasion of the first­-ever university production of this extraordinary multi­media, multi­-genre spectacle by queer New York performance artist Taylor Mac (McArthur Genius Fellow 2017, Pulitzer Prize finalist 2017).

April 18, 2018 6:30 pm
April 20, 2018 6:30 pm
April 21, 2018 1:00 pm
April 26—April 27, 2018 6:30 pm
April 28—April 29, 2018 1:00 pm

Curtain Theater

Baseball vs. Siena

April 18, 2018
3:00 pm

Earl Lorden Field

Social media’s opaque algorithms and filter bubbles have been weaponized to spread fake news and disinformation, hijack attention, and deepen social divisiveness in this current moment of mediated populism.

April 18, 2018
4:00 pm-5:30 pm

Integrative Learning Center, Comm Hub

Join the Cape Verdean Student Alliance (CVSA) dance team and learn how to be a kizomba/passada pro.

April 18, 2018
7:00 pm

Latin American Cultural Center, Dick Rossi Room

The Department of Music and Dance presents the Five College Early Music Collegium, directed by Robert Eisenstein.

April 18, 2018
7:30 pm

Abbey Chapel, Mount Holyoke College
The eighth screening of the 25th anniversary season of the annual Massachusetts Multicultural Film Festival follows Latina activist Julie Contreras as she attempts to expose Herbalife as a massive international pyramid scheme.

April 18, 2018
7:30 pm

Isenberg School of Management, 137

Celebrate Earth Day.

April 19, 2018
9:00 am-4:00 pm

Student Union, South Lawn

Students are invited to an information session hosted by Diplomat in Residence for New England Jon Danilowicz, who will talk about opportunities for internships, exchange programs, fellowships and careers with the Department of State.

April 19, 2018
12:00 pm-1:00 pm

Goodell Hall, Main Lounge (5th Floor)

Softball vs. Hartford

April 19, 2018
4:00 pm

Sortino Field Softball Complex

Katie Stebbins, vice president of economic development for the UMass system, speaks on "The Agile and Entrepreneurial Planner."

April 19, 2018
4:00 pm-5:00 pm

Olver Design Building, 170

The Five College Seminars in Book History Lecture featuring Kate Singer - Mt. Holyoke College

April 19, 2018
4:00 pm-5:00 pm

The Arthur F. Kinney Center for Interdisciplinary Renaissance Studies
"5 Takes on African Art/ 42 Flags" by Fred Wilson winds down with a celebration of this innovative year-long exhibition.

April 19, 2018
5:30 pm-8:00 pm

University Museum of Contemporary Art

Alexander Garvin has combined a career in urban planning and real estate with teaching, architecture, and public service.

April 19, 2018
6:00 pm

Olver Design Building, 170

In this autobiographical compilation film, seven directors from the East German DEFA film studios remember their childhood in the 1950s and 1960s in East Germany.

April 19, 2018
7:00 pm

Amherst Cinema
A one night showcase dedicated to the work of trans individuals by trans individuals.

April 19, 2018
7:00 pm-9:00 pm

Fine Arts Center, FAC Arts Bridge

Engage your love for the Earth with a variety of practices.

April 19, 2018
7:00 pm-9:00 pm

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

The Department of Music and Dance presents a guest artist concert featuring Alan Kay, principal clarinetist of the Orpheus Chamber Orchestra and faculty member at the Juilliard and Manhattan Schools of Music.

April 19, 2018
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

You bring the bras and we'll bring the lighters.

April 19, 2018
9:00 pm-10:00 pm

Herter Hall, 231

Come join the Cape Verdean Student Alliance (CVSA) for a celebration at Berkshire Dining Commons in honor of Cape Verdean Awareness Week.

April 19, 2018
9:30 pm

Berkshire Dining Commons

Learn the ins and outs of applying for the English Teaching Assistant (ETA) component of the Fulbright U.S. Student Program and discover the rewards of teaching English as a second language to a community overseas.

April 20, 2018
10:00 am-11:00 am

Elm Hall, 224

David Khachatryan of Babson College will provide a background on patenting, and discuss one of his ongoing projects that involves text mining of patents related to cybersecurity.

April 20, 2018
11:00 am-12:00 pm

Integrative Learning Center, 131

The Department of Music and Dance presents a talk titled "The Other Obligatory Register and Further Music-Theatrical Lessons on Closure" by Michael Buchler, associate professor of music theory, Florida State University.

April 20, 2018
2:30 pm

Fine Arts Center, 365

Baseball vs. La Salle

April 20, 2018
3:00 pm

Earl Lorden Field

Opening of Impressions on Paper: 20th Century American Printmakers.

April 20, 2018
3:00 pm-4:30 pm

Commonwealth Honors College Building, Louis and Hilda Greenbaum Gallery

Come celebrate Shabbat and Jewish life at UMass with Chancellor Kumble Subbaswamy.

April 20, 2018
6:00 pm

Hillel House

Come to the Malcolm X Cultural Center for a night of fun and games with the Cape Verdean Student Alliance at their Uril (Mancala) and Bisca Game Night in honor of Cape Verdean Awareness Week.

April 20, 2018
7:00 pm-9:00 pm

Malcolm X Cultural Center, Berkshire Dining Commons Lower Level

The 12th Annual UMASS FTK Dance Marathon brings to culmination a year long fund raising effort for the Baystate Children's Hospital in Springfield through the Children's Miracle Network. 

April 21, 2018
7:00 am-8:00 pm

Curry Hicks Cage

The 2018 Neurodiversity Symposium, focusing on the theme of "Intersectionality and Spectrum Identities," will feature a keynote talk by John Elder Robison, a Neurodiversity town hall and multiple workshop opportunities for educators, students, parents and members of the community.

April 21, 2018
9:30 am-3:00 pm

Integrative Learning Center, N151 ILC

Join the San Francisco Bay Area Alumni Network and make a difference in your community by cleaning up Ocean Beach through the San Francisco Surfrider’s Beach Cleanup Program.

April 21, 2018
10:00 am

Stairwell 17

April 21, 2018
12:00 pm-5:00 pm

Three County Fairgrounds
Movement for Justice in El Barrio is an immigrant, women and people of color-led grassroots community organization that fights for dignity and against displacement in East Harlem, New York City.

April 21, 2018
12:00 pm-6:30 pm

Morgan Elementary School
Baseball vs. La Salle

April 21, 2018
1:00 pm

Earl Lorden Field

Connect with classmates and current students, share memories, and learn about changes since your time on campus.

April 21, 2018
4:00 pm-10:00 pm

The Hatch, Student Union
 

April 21, 2018
7:00 pm-8:30 pm

Mahar Auditorium

The Department of Music and Dance presents the UMass Marimba Banda and Ensembles, under the direction of Thom Hannum.

April 21, 2018
7:30 pm

Bowker Auditorium

The Department of Music and Dance presents the UMass Chamber Choir, conducted by Tony Thornton.

April 21, 2018
7:30 pm

Grace Episcopal Church
The Grunge Revival Concert Series makes a stop at the Mullins Center.

April 21, 2018
7:30 pm

Mullins Center