Week of  September 23—29, 2018
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

This opportunity has reached capacity. Resume reviews are also available 365 days a year through Alumni Advisors.

September 1—September 26, 2018

Online

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

Lynn Peterfreund has been drawing, painting and doing printmaking for decades, working both abstractly and representationally. Observational drawing has been the basis of it all, informing other work done from memory and imagination.

September 10—September 25, 2018, Mon/Tue 1:00 pm-7:00 pm
September 5—September 26, 2018, Wed/Thu/Fri 1:00 pm-5:00 pm

Augusta Savage Gallery

We Grow Accustomed to the Dark is an exhibition that investigates the role of identity in the current political climate by probing the connection between poetry and visual art. 

September 5—September 21, 2018, weekdays 11:00 am-4:00 pm
September 9—September 23, 2018, Sundays 1:00 pm-4:00 pm

Herter Art Gallery

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

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

University Health Services (UHS), 302

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

The Food Bank of Western Massachusetts presents SNAP App Hours at UMass Amherst! Stop by to learn about the Supplemental Nutrition Program (SNAP), eligility, and the enrollment process.

September 14—October 19, 2018, Fridays 11:00 am-1:00 pm
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September 21, October 12

Throughout Murray’s career, her art process has traversed the terrain between the studio and interactive public collaboration. The content of her art is concerned with cultural and social issues.

September 16—October 7, 2018, Sundays 2:00 pm-5:00 pm
September 18—October 11, 2018, Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri 1:00 pm-8:00 pm

Hampden Gallery

This is an informal drop-in Q & A session about connecting with other first gen students, decreasing stress, learning about when to reach out for help, and exploring campus resources for mental wellness.

September 21, 2018 12:00 pm-1:30 pm
September 25, 2018 3:30 pm-5:00 pm

Middlesex House, CCPH

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

Learn about the prestigious Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship for sophomores and juniors wishing to pursue a research career in STEM disciplines.  

September 24, 2018
10:00 am-11:00 am

Enjoy a fun day of golf at the beautiful Crumpin-Fox Golf Club in Bernardston, while supporting UMass basketball.

September 24, 2018
12:00 pm-7:00 pm

Crumpin-Fox Golf Club
This interactive discussion will provide you with an opportunity to explore those expectations and help you to brainstorm ways to create supportive relationships that can enhance your students’ learning.

September 24, 2018
2:30 pm-3:45 pm

Goodell Hall, 301

Join UMass Dining at Worcester and Hampshire Dining Commons to celebrate a Mid-Autumn Festival.

September 24, 2018
5:00 pm-9:00 pm

Worcester Dining Commons

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

The Department of Music and Dance presents a faculty concert by John Bottomley, tuba, and Nikki Stoia, piano.

September 24, 2018
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

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

 The fundamental and existential questions – Resisting What? Resisting How? – come into focus in this overview of the field which serves as the formal launch of Matt Meyer’s tenure as RSI Senior Research Scholar. 

September 25, 2018
3:30 pm-5:30 pm

Integrated Sciences Building, 145

This is the latest in a series of exhibitions that highlights the artwork of UMass Amherst Worker Artists.

September 25, 2018
3:30 pm-5:30 pm

Science and Engineering Library

Kermit Dunkelberg, Assistant Vice President of Adult Education and Workforce Development at Holyoke Community College, will provide an overview of changes in HCC's Life Sciences program and facilities, including expanded credit and non-credit offerings, and Clean Room training facility.

September 25, 2018
4:00 pm

Hasbrouck Hall, 109

This game has been postponed because it is raining.

September 25, 2018
4:00 pm

Rudd Field

With support and funding from the Five Colleges Consortium, we have organized the first Faculty and Community Seminar on Interpreting Studies and Practice.

September 25, 2018
6:00 pm

Integrative Learning Center, S140

Queer & Now  is an ensemble theater project that fuses physical theater, drag, lip syncing, choreography, and gender play to create an evening of celebration and protest.

September 25—September 26, 2018 6:30 pm-10:30 pm

French Hall, 102

For Bisexual Visibility Day, internationally known bi activist and writer Robyn Ochs will speak on "Beyond Bisexuality 101: Unpacking Biphobia and Bi Erasure and Creating a Culture of Inclusion."

September 25, 2018
7:00 pm-8:30 pm

Student Union, Cape Cod Lounge

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

Analyzing Bach's Cantatas: A Case Study.Owen Belcher, Music Theory faculty, UMass Amherst.

September 26, 2018
12:20 pm

Old Chapel, 1st Flr Conference Room

Open your eyes to the abundance around you. Open your eyes to the abundance around you. Join us for a foray around campus as we learn to identify, gather, and eat wild edible foods.

September 26, 2018 3:00 pm-5:00 pm
October 10, 2018 3:00 pm-5:00 pm

Franklin Dining Commons, Permaculture Garden

Come have some refreshments, welcome the students at UMass who are among the first in their families to attend college, and meet community members supporting our first gen students.

September 26, 2018
4:00 pm-5:30 pm

Old Chapel

Join UMass Dining as we partner with the Watermelon Board to serve up some delicious Watermelon-based dishes.

September 26, 2018
5:00 pm-9:00 pm

All Dining Commons

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

Please join us for the first event of the new campus-wide documentary screening series "Watch, Learn, Grow" conducted by the Office of Equity and Inclusion. "A Dream in Doubt"  follows Rana Singh Sodhi, Balbir’s brother, as he attempts to fight the hate threatening his family and community. 

September 26, 2018
6:00 pm

Integrative Learning Center, N151

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

The Department of Music and Dance presents a faculty concert by Romie de Guise-Langois, clarinet, and Nadine Shank, piano.

September 26, 2018
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

UMass Amherst students who hope to work in technology professions/careers can meet with representatives from more than 70 companies to learn about full-time and internship opportunities.

September 27, 2018
10:00 am-3:00 pm

Campus Center, Lower Level

This session provides information that will assist faculty who need to go through the expedited review process for their existing GenEd course with a DU/DG designation to meet the new General Education Diversity Requirements, and faculty who want to propose a new course seeking a GenEd DU or DG designation.

September 27, 2018
2:30 pm-4:00 pm

Campus Center, 803

Nadine Strossen, former President of the American Civil Liberties Union expertly dissects constitutional law to share current challenges to our civil liberties today, stimulating thoughtful consideration of democratic ideals.

September 27, 2018
4:00 pm-5:30 pm

Old Chapel, Great Room, 2nd floor

UMass Women's Soccer hosts St. Bonaventure at Rudd Field.

September 27, 2018
4:00 pm

Rudd Field

The UMass Amherst Italian Studies Program and the Libraries host a panel discussion to celebrate the acquisition of an important collection of Cesare Pavese's books, a gift from Lawrence G. Smith, author of Cesare Pavese and America

September 27, 2018
4:30 pm-7:00 pm

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

Tim Beatley, Teresa Heinz Professor of Sustainable Communities, at the University of Virginia, presents: "Biophilic Cities: Emerging Urban Models and Promise of a Global Movement"

September 27, 2018
4:30 pm-5:30 pm

Olver Design Building, 170

“There’s nothing like reading your secret police file to make you wonder who you really are.” So begins anthropologist Katherine Verdery’s new book, My Life as a Spy: Investigations in a Secret Police File.

September 27, 2018
5:00 pm-7:00 pm

Machmer Hall, E24

The Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies is a world leader in preparing students for their careers on the global stage.

September 27, 2018
5:00 pm-6:00 pm

Herter Hall, 207

Christine Schutt is the author of the novels Prosperous Friends; Florida, a National Book Award finalist; and All Souls, a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize.  She is also the author of three collections of stories,  Nightwork and A Day, A Night, Another Day, Summer, and most recently, Pure Hollywood.

September 27, 2018
8:00 pm

Old Chapel, Great Hall

The New York Times says “in her piano playing as well as her compositions, Angelica Sanchez seeks out the lyrical heartbeat within any avant-garde storm.” 

September 27, 2018
8:00 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

Join us in celebrating the opening of the Fine Arts Center’s 2018-19 season with a series sampler of jazz events that cross the planet and back again.

September 27—September 29, 2018 8:00 pm-10:00 pm

Fine Arts Center

The Department of Food Science invites alumni back to campus to celebrate its 100th anniversary.

September 28—September 29, 2018

All Campus

The PERI Program on Gender and Care Work and the Economics Department are co-sponsoring a special presentation by Professor Tithi Bhattacharya.

September 28, 2018
12:30 pm-1:45 pm

Gordon Hall, 3rd Floor Conference Room

The Political Economy Research Institute (PERI) has invited Dr. William A. Darity to UMass to share his expertise in a special presentation.

September 28, 2018
2:00 pm-3:45 pm

Gordon Hall, 3rd Floor Conference Room

Come show your school spirit and support your UMass Field Hockey Team as they take on Davidson College.

September 28, 2018
3:00 pm

Gladchuk Field

The Malcolm X Cultural Center invites you to celebrate culture through painting and chips.

September 28, 2018
7:00 pm-9:00 pm

Malcolm X Cultural Center

Amir El Saffar, trumpeter par excellence with a classical background, has been described as “uniquely poised to reconcile jazz and Arabic music” (the Wire).

September 28, 2018
8:00 pm

Bowker Auditorium

 This event is cancelled.

September 29, 2018
1:00 pm-7:00 pm

Newport Polo
This event is sold out.

September 29, 2018
1:00 pm

Northfield Mountain - Riverview Picnic Area
UMass Men's Soccer hosts St. Bonaventure at Rudd Field.

September 29, 2018
1:00 pm

Rudd Field

Every picture tells a story; every journey begins differently.

September 29, 2018
8:00 pm

Fine Arts Center Concert Hall