Month of January 2019
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

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
This event does NOT occur on:
November 21, December 19—January 16, March 13

Wilder Hall, 102

Professional yoga instruction for the UMass Amherst campus community and beyond.

January 28—May 1, 2019, Mon/Wed 8:15 am-9:45 am
This event does NOT occur on:
February 18, April 15

Fine Arts Center, 204

Graduate Film Certificate Program applications are due February 1, 2019.

September 12—February 1, 2019

Online

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
This event does NOT occur on:
March 13—March 15

Goodell Hall, 511

This program 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.

November 21—January 31, 2019

Online

The University of Massachusetts Amherst seeks nominations of 2019 graduating seniors for the 21st Century Leaders Award. 

November 23—February 1, 2019

Online

What are your thoughts as a graduating senior? Would you like to share them with your classmates, family and friends? If so, you are invited to submit a speech proposal for consideration as the University of Massachusetts Amherst Student Commencement Speaker.

November 23—February 1, 2019

Online

Fit in an extra class, complete a requirement, and earn a few more credits.

December 26—January 19, 2019
This event does NOT occur on:
December 31—January 1

Online

The Vipassana Meditation Center (VMC) of Shelburne, MA offers 10-day residential, silent meditation courses twice monthly to the public without charge on an unsolicited, voluntary, pay-it-forward, donation basis.

December 26—January 6, 2019
March 13—March 24, 2019

Vipassana Meditation Center
New Year's Day is a legal holiday in Massachusetts.

January 1, 2019

All Campus

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.

January 3, 2019
2:00 pm

Integrated Sciences Building, 145, past the first floor elevators

Calling all band alumni and current bandos, join the UMass Marching Band for a weekend of fun, games, and UMass pride!

January 4—January 5, 2019 6:00 pm-1:30 pm

George N. Parks Minuteman Marching Band Building

Campus Partners Night: As we continue to give back to the community, all of our corporate partners will be invited to enjoy the game in the student section.

January 4, 2019
7:00 pm

Mullins Center

Come down to Mullins Center and support Men's Basketball as they take on La Salle! 

January 5, 2019
12:30 pm

Mullins Center

 Come out to the Mullin's Center and cheer on women's basketball.

January 6, 2019
2:00 pm

Mullins Center

The UMass Office of Equity and Inclusion invites faculty of color to join us for an opportunity to write and think and connect with colleagues across campus. RSVP required.

January 7, 2019

The Alvah Stone
Online Registration is now closed. Walk-in registration will be accommodated as space allows.

January 9, 2019
6:00 pm-9:00 pm

The University of Massachusetts Club in Boston

The HFA Student Showcase is a chance for the entire UMass Amherst campus to witness the brilliant creativity of students with majors and minors in the College of Humanities and Fine Arts.

January 10—April 5, 2019

Online

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

January 11, 2019
12:00 pm-1:00 pm

Slobody Building, 301 (3rd floor)

Draw a Minute(man) Night: This night is all about the elementary kids who proudly displayed what they thought it meant to be a UMass Minuteman.

January 11, 2019
7:00 pm

Mullins Center

Join fellow San Diego alumni and friends to support an important cause by preparing dinner for families staying at our local Ronald McDonald House.

January 12, 2019
3:00 pm

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

January 12, 2019
7:00 pm

Mullins Center

Don't miss this chance to see the Brooklyn Nets play the Boston Celtics at Barclays Center with other Isenberg and UMass alums in the Greater NYC Area.

January 14, 2019
6:00 pm

Barclays Center
Come join the women's basketball team for field trip day as they take on George Mason.

January 16, 2019
12:00 pm

Mullins Center

The Alan Alda Center for Communicating Science has received numerous awards for their fun and creative approaches to helping researchers craft short, clear, conversational statements about what they do and why it matters.

January 16, 2019
3:00 pm-4:30 pm

Integrative Learning Center, N151

Come down to the Mullins Centers and support Men's Basketball as they take on George Mason! 

January 16, 2019
7:00 pm

Mullins Center

Youth Hockey Night: This evening we celebrate youth hockey and how all of our student-athletes started their careers.

January 18, 2019
7:00 pm

Mullins Center

 This event has been canceled.

January 19—January 20, 2019 8:45 am-4:30 pm

Integrative Learning Center

Community Breakfast and Awards Ceremony hosted by the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Committee of Amherst, Inc.

January 19, 2019
9:00 am-12:00 pm

Amherst Regional Middle School
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day is a legal holiday in Massachusetts.

January 21, 2019

All Campus

Greenfield Community College invites the local community to celebrate the life of Martin Luther King, Jr. 

January 21, 2019
10:00 am-1:00 pm

Greenfield Community College
The Resistance Center for Peace and Justice and The David Ruggles Center for History and Education host a walk on the African-American Heritage Trail.

January 21, 2019
10:00 am-11:30 am

Sojourner Truth Memorial Park
The Springfield celebration is one of the largest Dr. King Day events in the state with over 2,500 people in attendance. 

January 21, 2019
11:00 am-1:00 pm

MassMutual Center
The Resistance Center for Peace and Justice celebrates the 35th Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Day with a celebration assembly and a day of community workshops. 

January 21, 2019
1:00 pm-5:30 pm

Various Locations
Welcome to a brand new semester at UMass Amherst.

January 22, 2019

All Campus

Through the group, members will be able to:✓ share concerns and life experiences in a safe environment✓ feel more connected to others✓ hear diverse perspectives from peers✓ explore issues related to being male-identified

January 22—May 3, 2019, Fridays 1:00 pm-2:15 pm
This event does NOT occur on:
March 15

Middlesex House

When something’s bothering you, talking about it is often the first step toward a solution.

January 25—May 10, 2019, Mon/Fri 11:00 am-12:00 pm
April 17—May 8, 2019, Wednesdays 11:00 am-12:00 pm
January 24—May 10, 2019, Thursdays 1:00 pm-2:00 pm

Support group for trans and gender-nonconforming individuals.

January 22—May 3, 2019, Tuesdays 6:30 pm-8:30 pm
This event does NOT occur on:
March 12

University Health Services (UHS), 302

The Department of Music and Dance presents Music of UMass Composers, celebrating the tradition of music composition at UMass Amherst.

January 22, 2019
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

Enjoy great conversation over free coffee, tea and tasty snacks!

January 23, 2019 4:00 pm-5:00 pm
February 5, 2019 4:00 pm-5:00 pm
February 21, 2019 4:00 pm-5:00 pm
March 4, 2019 4:00 pm-5:00 pm
March 22, 2019 4:00 pm-5:00 pm
April 3, 2019 4:00 pm-5:00 pm
April 16, 2019 4:00 pm-5:00 pm
April 29, 2019 4:00 pm-5:00 pm

Campus Center, Blue Wall (Light Court)

Elizabeth Christoforetti will be presenting:"Supernormal: An exploration of post-digital design practice."

January 23, 2019
4:30 pm-5:30 pm

Olver Design Building, 170

Come down to the Mullins Center and support Men's Basketball as they take on St. Bonaventure! 

January 23, 2019
7:00 pm

Mullins Center

Please join us for the first speaker in our Spring Speaker series. Shakti Butler, PhD, is a filmmaker and transformative learning eduator whose work incorporates whole-body learning through stories, art, movement, and dialogue.

January 24, 2019
6:00 pm-8:00 pm

Commonwealth Honors College, Event Hall

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

January 25, 2019
9:00 am-12:00 pm

University Health Services (UHS), 302

Members of the renowned Limón Dance Company present their classic work "The Exiles" (1950), and will also join UMass and Five College dance students in performing Limón's masterpiece, "A Choreographic Offering" (1964). Plus premiere of "Picture This" by David Dorfman.

January 25, 2019
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Concert Hall

Come out to the Mullins Center and cheer on women's basketball take on St. Bonaventure.

January 26, 2019
2:00 pm

Mullins Center

Lora Talbot’s paintings are six feet or greater in any direction. These larger-than-life sized works feature pared down figurative images that are rendered in a bold palette of 2-4 colors. In titling her exhibition “Resist”, Talbot positions the painted figure as an icon of strength and resistance. 

January 27—February 10, 2019, weekends 2:00 pm-5:00 pm
January 29—February 8, 2019, Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri 1:00 pm-6:00 pm

Hampden Gallery

Join UMass fans to cheer the Minutemen as they take on the Rhode Island Rams! Show your UMass pride and bring your family for a fun-filled afternoon.

January 27, 2019
12:00 pm

The Hangar
Lora Talbot’s paintings are six feet or greater in any direction. These larger-than-life sized works feature pared down figurative images that are rendered in a bold palette of 2-4 colors.

January 27, 2019
2:00 pm-4:00 pm

Hampden Gallery

Come down to the Mullins Centers and support Men's Basketball as they take on Rhode Island! 

January 27, 2019
2:00 pm

Mullins Center

Auditions for "Sweat," "Come My Beloved" and "Swimming Lessons."

January 27, 2019
3:00 pm-9:30 pm

Curtain Theater

On January 1, 2019, US materials created in the year 1923 came out of copyright and are now free for public use and sharing.

January 28—May 24, 2019 9:00 am-5:00 pm
This event does NOT occur on:
March 9—March 10, March 16—March 17, May 11

Science and Engineering Library

Walk in and get tested for sexually transmitted infections (STIs) and HIV.No appointment needed. HPV vaccinations also available.

January 28, 2019
11:00 am-3:00 pm

Campus Center Room 163
Newly elected state Sen. Jo Comerford and state Reps. Natalie Blais, Lindsay Sabadosa, and Mindy Domb will speak about gender representation in government and public service, their priorities in the Massachusetts Legislature and offer advice to future leaders.

January 28, 2019
4:00 pm-5:00 pm

Old Chapel

This panel will probe the interconnections between race, labour, and capital through three presentations, and will be followed by a question-answer session with the audience.

January 28, 2019
4:00 pm-5:15 pm

Herter Hall, 601

Faculty are invited to attend this annual event sponsored by the Associate Vice Chancellor for Research & Engagement, TEFD, and IPO.  

January 30—January 31, 2019 11:00 am

Campus Center, Amherst Room

Interested in learning more about sustainability? Don't know where to start?  Come meet student leaders and members who belong to sustainable groups and registered organizations and ask them questions about the work they do on campus.

January 30, 2019
12:00 pm-3:00 pm

Campus Center, Blue Wall Atrium, side room with glass ceiling

When something’s bothering you, talking about it is often the first step toward a solution.

January 30, 2019 4:00 pm-5:00 pm
February 12, 2019 4:00 pm-5:00 pm
February 28, 2019 4:00 pm-5:00 pm
March 11, 2019 4:00 pm-5:00 pm
March 29, 2019 4:00 pm-5:00 pm
April 10, 2019 4:00 pm-5:00 pm
April 23, 2019 4:00 pm-5:00 pm
May 6, 2019 4:00 pm-5:00 pm

International Programs, Room 310, Conference Room

Elizabeth Brabec, director of the Center for Heritage and Society and professor of landscape architecture and regional planning at UMass Amherst, presents "Climate Change Action in a Post Truth, Post Science World:  The answer lies in social and cultural values."

January 30, 2019
4:30 pm-5:30 pm

Olver Design Building, 170

Exhibition Opening for Terry Winters: Facts and Fictions; and Xylor Jane: Counterclockwise.

January 30, 2019
5:00 pm-7:30 pm

University Museum of Contemporary Art, 33

This event is sold out.

January 30, 2019
6:00 pm-10:00 pm

The Point
Hear from inspiring teachers. Connect with others interested in education. Get involved in service and teaching opportunities. Come join the Education Club at UMass to connect with others passionate about education!

January 30—May 1, 2019, Wednesdays 6:45 pm-8:00 pm
This event does NOT occur on:
February 13, March 13, April 10

Furcolo Hall, 102

Come join us for a reception in SEL and learn about public domain, copyright, author rights, and open access.

January 31, 2019
9:30 am-11:30 am

Science and Engineering Library, Entrance

A leading figure in the art world for four decades, Terry Winters became well-known in the 1980s for his materially-conscious drawings, prints and paintings.

January 31—April 26, 2019, Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri 11:00 am-4:30 pm
February 1—April 28, 2019, weekends 2:00 pm-5:00 pm
This event does NOT occur on:
February 18, March 9—March 17, April 15

University Museum of Contemporary Art, 33

Xylor Jane’s hypnotic paintings are rooted in mathematical concepts, numerology, and love.

January 31—April 26, 2019, Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri 11:00 am-4:30 pm
February 2—April 28, 2019, weekends 2:00 pm-5:00 pm
This event does NOT occur on:
February 18, March 9—March 17, April 15

University Museum of Contemporary Art, 33

In his novel, Time’s Arrow, Martin Amis offers a striking case of narrative fiction: the story of a person’s life told in reverse—one in which the life told is that of a former Nazi doctor living under an assumed identity in post-war America.

January 31, 2019
4:30 pm

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