Week of  April 22—28, 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

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

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 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 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

Share your concerns with other parents and share what’s worked and hasn’t worked for you,

February 28, 2018 12:00 pm-1:00 pm
March 28, 2018 12:00 pm-1:00 pm
April 25, 2018 12:00 pm-1:00 pm

Student Union, 428

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

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

March 9—May 1, 2018

Online

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, May 28, July 4

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

Enrich your knowledge of Latin American countries.

March 1, 2018 6:00 pm-7:00 pm
March 29, 2018 6:00 pm-7:00 pm
April 12, 2018 6:00 pm-7:00 pm
April 26, 2018 6:00 pm-7:00 pm

Latin American Cultural Center (LACC), Hampden DC Floor 2
"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

To promote interfaith understanding, students from diverse religious backgrounds volunteer to help build houses for families who wouldn't otherwise be able to afford one, and to participate in a structured interfaith dialogue.

March 25, 2018 10:30 am-5:30 pm
April 22, 2018 10:30 am-5:30 pm

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

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

Join us for a day of hope and healing as we walk to raise awareness about suicide, help break the stigma around mental health, and raise funds for important life saving trainings, research and education for suicide prevention.

April 22, 2018
10:00 am-1:00 pm

Southwest Beach Quad
The UMass Motorsport Club will be hosting its 12th annual car show.

April 22, 2018
10:00 am-4:00 pm

Lot 33
Baseball vs. La Salle

April 22, 2018
12:00 pm

Earl Lorden Field

Mingle & SchmoozeHampden Main Gallery: Alicia Hunsicker: SHIFT Hampden Incubator Project Space: Ben Sears: ExcavationsHampden North Gallery: Fafnir Adamites: Postsentiment

April 22, 2018
2:00 pm-4:00 pm

Hampden Gallery

The Department of Music and Dance presents the Women's Choir and Opera Workshop, coordinated by Tony Thornton and Marjorie Melnick, with the choir conducted by Mimi Goodman.

April 22, 2018
2:00 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

The Department of Music and Dance presents the Wind Ensemble, closing out its 2017-18 season with a collection of chamber pieces written for various instrumental combinations, both modern and traditional.

April 22, 2018
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

If you are a first-generation student, you are invited to a First-Generation and Low Income Student Experience Mixer.

April 23, 2018
4:00 pm-6:00 pm

Campus Center, Marriot Room

A major achievement of transnational sexology studies is its attentiveness to the epistemological consequences of movement.

April 23, 2018
5:00 pm

Campus Center 911-15
The Department of Music and Dance presents the UMass String Chamber Concert, coordinated by Elizabeth Chang.

April 23, 2018
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

Get the competitive edge by mastering the Fulbright U.S. Student Program Research Grant application process.

April 24, 2018
10:00 am-11:00 am

Commonwealth Honors College Building, Events Hall

Rosimar Rios-Berrios speaks on "Navigating academic transitions: finding scholarships, internships, and opportunities that promote student success."

April 24, 2018
11:30 am-1:00 pm

Commonwealth Honors College Building, 160 West

Softball vs. Rhode Island (Doubleheader)

April 24, 2018
12:00 pm

Sortino Field Softball Complex

Jeanne Alhusen, assistant dean of research for the school of nursing at the University of Virginia, will share her research examining the influence of intimate partner violence on maternal and neonatal outcomes.

April 24, 2018
12:00 pm-1:00 pm

Skinner Hall, 101

This presentation will describe the EUREKA! program, highlight how this program makes a real and lasting difference in the lives of the scholars who join, discuss its importance for underrepresented groups at a key life stage, translate that knowledge into quantifiable broader impacts, and of course, show you just how much fun it is.

April 24, 2018
4:00 pm

Hasbrouck Hall, 138

"Tropical Cyclone Intensification under Moderate Vertical Wind Shear" will be discussed by Rosimar Rios-Berrios of the National Center for Atmospheric Researchin Boulder, Colorado.

April 24, 2018
4:00 pm-5:00 pm

Integrative Learning Center, S131

Pulitzer Prize-winning author David Oshinsky will present the 2018 Kathryn and Paul Williamson Lecture, based on his book "Bellevue: Three Centuries of Medicine and Mayhem at America's Most Storied Hospital."  

April 24, 2018
5:00 pm

Commonwealth Honors College Building, Events Hall

"The Original Sin of Europe’s Dark Twentieth Century: (Re)Integrating the Armenian Genocide Into European and World History," a talk by Stefan Ihrig,  University of Haifa. 

April 24, 2018
5:00 pm

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

Hampden Gallery, in collaboration with Southwest Area Government, presents an outdoor evening screening of the 19th Annual Animation Show of Shows.

April 24, 2018
8:30 pm

Hampden Gallery

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

April 25, 2018
9:30 am-11:30 am

Furcolo Hall, W016

Feeling stressed?  Stop by the Paws Program event in the Student Union Ballroom as well as the W.E.B. Du Bois Library to hang out with therapy dogs.

April 25, 2018
11:00 am-1:30 pm

Student Union Ballroom and W.E.B. Du Bois Library
Presented by Mario Small, professor of sociology, Harvard University.

April 25, 2018
11:30 am

Campus Center, Hadley Room

Join BRIDGE scholar Rosimar Rios-Berrios, for lunch. Graduate students from all disciplines are encouraged to attend.

April 25, 2018
12:00 pm-1:30 pm

Campus Center, 911-15

Don't be daunted by the blank page. Learn how to write an effective, compelling, and competitive personal statement for your national scholarship application.

April 25, 2018
2:00 pm-3:30 pm

Commonwealth Honors College Building, 301, 3rd floor

Mark Guzdial, professor and computing education researcher at Georgia Institute of Technology, speaks on "Using Learning Sciences Research to Improve Computing Teaching."

April 25, 2018
3:30 pm-5:00 pm

Computer Science Building, 151

Softball vs. UConn

April 25, 2018
4:00 pm

Sortino Field Softball Complex

 A memorial event for Professor emeritus Julius Lester.

April 25, 2018
4:00 pm

Old Chapel

Laura Lagano presents The Department of Nutrition's 30th annual Virginia A. Beal Lecture. Her talk is titled "Medical Cannabis: Are You Ready for the New Frontier of Healthcare?"

April 25, 2018
6:00 pm

Student Union, Ballroom

After five men survive the apocalypse, their only hope is to build a machine that will help them find other survivors. Armed with acrobatic talents and a generous heap of ingenuity, they'll do whatever it takes to navigate this brave new world without telephones, computers, electricity...or women.

April 25, 2018
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Concert Hall

The ninth and final screening of the 25th anniversary season of the annual Massachusetts Multicultural Film Festival showcases a heartfelt relationship between two unlikely friends as they travel to new places to meet new faces.

April 25, 2018
7:30 pm

Isenberg School of Management, 137

Now in its sixth year, #UMassGives is two-day online fundraising event on when alumni, parents, faculty, staff, students, and friends of UMass Amherst come together to support their favorite areas of campus and to win prizes in matching funds to benefit their causes.

April 26—April 27, 2018

Online

The School of Public Health and Health Sciences will host a campus kickoff event celebrating the launch of its new Center for Community Health Equity Research.

April 26, 2018
9:30 am-12:30 pm

Campus Center, Amherst Room

 You have the experience to back up an application, but how do you convey it? Organize your academic, work, volunteer, and/or personal experiences to support a strong scholarship application.

April 26, 2018
11:00 am-12:00 pm

Commonwealth Honors College Building, 301, 3rd floor

Mark Guzdial, professor and computing education researcher at Georgia Institute of Technology, speaks on "Research Issues Around Preparing Computing Educators." 

April 26, 2018
12:00 pm-1:30 pm

Furcolo Hall, 102

Substance use disorders are the most common cause of preventable disability in the United States, and accidental overdose (often involving opioids) is the leading cause of injury-related death in our country.

April 26, 2018
3:00 pm-5:00 pm

Student Union Ballroom

Dan S. Collins Memorial Lecture featuring Katherine Eggert, from the University of Colorado Boulder. 

April 26, 2018
4:00 pm-5:00 pm

The Arthur F. Kinney Center for Interdisciplinary Renaissance Studies
At the Offshore Wind Energy IGERT Student Poster Session, students will present posters showcasing the wide range of research that is proposed or currently underway.

April 26, 2018
5:00 pm-7:00 pm

Campus Center, Hadley Room

The Student Government Association (SGA) is hosting its first town hall featuring President Sullivan, Vice President Amazan and the Executive Cabinet. 

April 26, 2018
5:30 pm-7:30 pm

Campus Center, 804-08

The Jones Library's Fifth Annual Samuel Minot Jones Awards for Literary Achievement will honor Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter, author and journalism professor Madeleine Blais, and Amherst Regional High School Theater Program, currently led by John Bechtold, for their literary contributions.

April 26, 2018
6:00 pm-9:00 pm

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

April 26, 2018
6:30 pm-8:30 pm

High Bar Lounge
Students, faculty and staff are invited to celebrate Asian Pacific Islander American Heritage Month and identify common values to promote collaboration and build community.

April 26, 2018
6:30 pm-8:30 pm

Campus Center, Amherst Room, 10th Floor

The Department of Music and Dance presents Jazz Ensemble I and Studio Orchestra, under the direction of Jeffrey Holmes.

April 26, 2018
7:30 pm

Bowker Auditorium

Celebrate Arbor Day with a variety of activities.

April 27, 2018
9:00 am-3:00 pm

All Campus

Celebrate Founders Day by attending a free cookout on the Goodell lawn.

April 27, 2018
11:00 am-2:00 pm

Goodell Lawn
The Institute for Holocaust, Genocide and Memory Studies presents apanel discussion, "Holocaust Memory in Contemporary Poland and Israel: The Challenge From Right-Wing Regimes."

April 27, 2018
4:30 pm

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

Come out and support Men's Lacrosse as they host Hofstra.

April 27, 2018
5:00 pm

Garber Field

Author and activist Kali Akuno speaks on "Jackson Rising: The Struggle for Economic Democracy and Black Self-Determination in Jackson, Mississippi."

April 27, 2018
6:00 pm

Mahar Auditorium

"Utsav" seeks to explore the intricate world of Indian classical arts by showcasing the ancient music and dance forms of Odissi, Kathak and Bharata Natyam.

April 27, 2018
6:00 pm-7:30 pm

Old Chapel, Great Hall

The Department of Music and Dance presents Junior Choreography Dance Projects, featuring works by members of the Dance Program.

April 27—April 28, 2018 7:30 pm

Totman Gym, Performance Lab

Cameron Carpenter is smashing the stereotypes of organists and organ music, all the while generating international acclaim unprecedented in his field.

April 27, 2018
8:00 pm

Fine Arts Center Concert Hall

Hold onto your wigs; grab your glitter; and get ready to raise a glass with the Fine Arts Center and Department of Theater  to celebrate the arts and the LGBTQIA+ community with an after-party following the production of "The Lily’s Revenge" and the presentation of organist and LGBTQIA+ activist Cameron Carpenter.

April 27, 2018
10:00 pm

Fine Arts Center

14th Annual Historical Swordsmanship Symposium.

April 28, 2018
9:00 am-4:00 pm

The Arthur F. Kinney Center for Interdisciplinary Renaissance Studies
Take a study break, have fun, and say goodbye to friends before spring semester ends.

April 28, 2018
11:00 am-3:00 pm

Southwest Residential Area

Come out and support Women's Lacrosse as they host Duquesne.

April 28, 2018
12:00 pm

Garber Field

Asian Night is an annual cultural student talent show and our biggest event of the year.

April 28, 2018
6:30 pm-9:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Concert Hall

The Department of Music and Dance presents the UMass Chamber Choir and University Chorale with the Springfield Symphony Orchestra and Chorus and the Illuminati Vocal Arts Ensemble in a performance of Verdi's Requiem.

April 28, 2018
7:30 pm

Springfield Symphony Hall
Sketch 22 is saying good bye to its 5 seniors: Becca Regan, Tanner Goldberg, Corey Ross, Kristina Georgadarellis, and Jeff Heithmar. Come by for some sketches and 2 minutes from every senior where they do - Whatever They Want. 

April 28, 2018
8:00 pm-9:00 pm

Herter Hall, 231