Month of November 2019
Professional yoga instruction for the UMass Amherst campus community and beyond.

September 4—December 11, 2019, Mon/Wed 8:15 am-9:45 am

Fine Arts Center, 204

Join the W. E. B. Du Bois Center for a weekly light breakfast and discussion of a text by or about Du Bois. All are welcome.

September 2—May 25, 2020, Mondays 9:30 am-11:00 am
This event does NOT occur on:
December 23—December 30, January 20, May 25

Library, W.E.B. Du Bois, W. E. B. Du Bois Center, Floor 22, Room 2220

Matthew Mattingly ’02 is an artist living and working in Western Massachusetts. The exhibit includes new and recent oils, watercolors, and ink drawings, including landscapes, figures, sketches, and works from imagination.

September 3—December 13, 2019, weekdays 9:00 am-5:00 pm
This event does NOT occur on:
November 28

Science and Engineering Library

SNAP is a nutrition assistance program, providing eligible low-income students and families benefits they can use to purchase food. Come meet with our friendly SNAP rep to learn more!

September 6—December 6, 2019, Fridays 10:00 am-12:00 pm
This event does NOT occur on:
November 29

Bartlett Hall, 103

A collaboration between UMass Permaculture and the UMass Student Farm, the UMass Student Farmers' Market is a weekly event featuring live music, fresh local veggies, medicinal herbs, handmade crafts, student art, and an opportunity to get to know the amazing sustainability and DIY community on the UMass campus.  

September 13—November 15, 2019, Fridays 12:00 pm-4:00 pm

Campus Pond, East Pond Lawn (near the ILC).

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

September 10, 2019 4:00 pm-5:00 pm
October 16, 2019 4:00 pm-5:00 pm
November 4, 2019 4:00 pm-5:00 pm
November 26, 2019 4:00 pm-5:00 pm
December 11, 2019 4:00 pm-5:00 pm

70 Butterfield Terrace, International Programs Office

The 15th annual installment of the semester-long film series, New Asia Cinema, explores diverse, transcendent, and transformative stories, identities, representations, and experiences of migrants, exiles, refugees, asylum seekers, returnees, and outsiders.

September 11—December 4, 2019, Wednesdays 7:30 pm
This event does NOT occur on:
November 13, November 27

Isenberg School of Management, 137

Join the Stonewall Center in a craft group open to all crafts and levels. Whether you’ve been crafting for years or want to learn something new, there’s a spot for you here. Each meeting will have a different craft that you can learn or improve on, but all crafts are welcome to all meetings.

September 15, 2019 5:30 pm-7:00 pm
October 9, 2019 5:30 pm-7:00 pm
November 13, 2019 5:30 pm-7:00 pm

Stonewall Center

Drawing from the burgeoning collections of visual materials in Special Collections and University Archives (SCUA), the exhibit follows the history of documentary photography from its century origins to its flowering in the post-World War II era.

September 20—January 30, 2020
This event does NOT occur on:
November 28, December 21—December 22, weekends, December 25, December 28—January 1

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

During the past 30 years, Leonardo Drew has become best known for his installations, both sweeping in scale and intimate in detail, which transform materials such as cotton, metal, animal hides, and wood — often oxidizing, burning, and decaying them — into something completely different from their original state.

September 20—December 6, 2019, Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri 11:00 am-4:30 pm
September 21—December 8, 2019, weekends 2:00 pm-5:00 pm
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November 23—November 30

University Museum of Contemporary Art

In this weekly class, students will learn about Native American beadwork.

September 26—December 5, 2019, Thursdays 5:00 pm-7:00 pm
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November 14, November 28

Josephine White Eagle Cultural Center

This program validates cultural knowledge and identity by providing a space for faculty and staff who identify as Native/Indigenous to share their stories with undergraduate students of similar background.

November 4, 2019 7:00 pm-9:00 pm
December 6, 2019 7:00 pm-9:00 pm

Josephine White Eagle Cultural Center

Avital Sagalyn: A Life of Exploration, researched and curated by a team of UMass Art History students, explores the range of Sagalyn’s work and rich cultural history.

October 4—December 6, 2019, Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri 11:00 am-4:30 pm
October 5—December 8, 2019, weekends 2:00 pm-5:00 pm
October 3, 2019, Thursdays 11:00 am-8:00 pm
November 7, 2019, Thursdays 11:00 am-8:00 pm
December 5, 2019, Thursdays 11:00 am-8:00 pm
This event does NOT occur on:
November 23—December 1

University Museum of Contemporary Art

This is a judgement free, safe space for survivors of sexual violence to drop in and share what's on their mind.  Facilitators will discuss coping skills and issues common to all survivors such as trust, boundaries and triggers.

October 10—December 13, 2019, Thursdays

If you've been using a citation management tool and have gotten stuck on something, this is your chance to come in for some advice or assistance.

October 9, 2019 12:00 pm-1:00 pm
November 5, 2019 5:00 pm-6:00 pm

Science and Engineering Library, Classroom

Artist Statement: "I paint immenseness and smallness, often together. I paint totems and monuments: huge mountains, blocky buildings, ancient columns. I also paint small onlookers and cohabitors: little worms, agape eyeballs, goofy vegetables. There is a sweep of hugeness, but also of wonkiness and humor."

October 15—November 6, 2019, Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri 1:00 pm-6:00 pm
October 13—November 3, 2019, Sundays 2:00 pm-5:00 pm

Hampden Gallery

The photographs in this exhibition, all made in rural areas and towns in Massachusetts, invite the contemplation of structures and markers placed in local landscapes. 

October 15—November 6, 2019, Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri 1:00 pm-6:00 pm
October 13—November 3, 2019, Sundays 2:00 pm-5:00 pm

Hampden Gallery

Koru Mindfulness offers an introduction to mindfulness in everyday life.

October 16—November 6, 2019, Wednesdays 4:30 pm-5:15 pm

Campus Center, 804-808

This October, the Catalan Studies Program at UMass is hosting its 12th Catalan Film Festival.  This year’s theme is: Retorns/Returns/Retornos.

October 28—November 1, 2019 6:30 pm-9:00 pm

Integrative Learning Center, S240

This cultural engagement program seeks to cultivate, sustain and increase knowledge of own and/or other cultures through arts and crafts.

October 30, 2019 6:00 pm-8:00 pm
November 13, 2019 6:00 pm-8:00 pm
November 20, 2019 6:00 pm-8:00 pm
December 11, 2019 6:00 pm-8:00 pm

Yuri Kochiyama Cultural Center

This November, the UMass Animation Club comes to the UMass Amherst Libraries.

November 6, 2019 6:00 pm-8:00 pm

Science and Engineering Library

Version control is one way to track changes to files on your computer, and is regularly used for project management in collaborative environments.

November 1, 2019 10:30 am-11:30 am
November 18, 2019 11:00 am-12:00 pm

Library, W.E.B. Du Bois, 1920

Title: Pricing intermittent renewable generation using stochastic flexi-auctions. With ever increasing penetration of renewable generation and electricity intensive consumption (such as electric vehicles), the uncertainty faced by electricity markets is rapidly increasing.

November 1, 2019
11:00 am-12:00 pm

Isenberg School of Management, N135

"Murky Ethics: What Does it Mean to do Good in an Unequal World?"Many of us are grappling with how to do good work and lead meaningful lives in an unjust and unequal world. Given our access, advantages and privileges, how might we more mindfully work and connect with people whose lives look unlike ours?

November 1, 2019
11:00 am-12:30 pm

Campus Center, 168

Come support Field Hockey as they take on VCU.

November 1, 2019
3:00 pm-5:00 pm

Gladchuk Field

You are invited to participate in the fourth annual Isenberg Ethics Competition.

November 2, 2019
8:30 am-6:30 pm

Isenberg Business Innovation Hub

 The objectives of the American Scientific Glassblowers Society are to further the education of its membership through the gathering, promotion, and dissemination of technical and scientific information concerning all aspects of scientific glassblowing.

November 2, 2019
10:00 am-3:15 pm

Lederle Graduate Research Center

Come support UMass Football as they take on Liberty for Band and Hometown Heroes Day!

November 2, 2019
12:00 pm

McGuirk Alumni Stadium

Come support your UMass Men’s Swim and Dive team as they compete against BU.

November 2, 2019
1:00 pm

Boyden Gymnasium, Joseph R. Rogers Jr. Pool

Come support your UMass Women's Swim & Dive team as they take on Boston University.

November 2, 2019
1:00 pm

Boyden Gymnasium, Joseph R. Rogers, Jr., Pool

Come support Men's Soccer as they take on Saint Joseph's.

November 2, 2019
1:00 pm-3:00 pm

Rudd Field

The Department of Music and Dance presents a concert by the Chamber Choir, celebrating the 10th anniversary of conductor Tony Thornton.

November 2, 2019
7:30 pm

Grace Church
UMass battles Northeatern at the Mullins Center.

November 2, 2019
8:00 pm

Mullins Center

UMass Women's Soccer takes on Fordham at Rudd Field.

November 3, 2019
1:00 pm

Rudd Field

The Department of Music and Dance presents a guest artist concert by Timothy Deighton, viola and Christopher Guzman, piano.

November 3, 2019
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

Join UMass Dining for Apple Week at each Dining Common.

November 4—November 8, 2019 7:00 am-9:00 pm

All Dining Commons

Learn how lecture capture with Echo360 can be used to deliver online lectures, reinforce classroom material, to “flip” the classroom, make the classroom a more accessible space for students, or for instructors to watch and improve their teaching styles. 

November 4, 2019
10:00 am-12:00 pm

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

An exhibition presesnting works by the 1st and 2nd year MFA students from the Department of Art.

November 4—November 22, 2019, weekdays 11:00 am-4:00 pm
November 10—November 17, 2019, Sundays 1:00 pm-4:00 pm
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November 11

Herter Art Gallery

Free mason jar painting (we provide the jar) at the Off Campus Student Center! You can also write a thank-you note to support our veterans with Team Positive Presence!

November 4, 2019 12:00 pm-2:00 pm
November 6, 2019 6:00 pm-8:00 pm

Bartlett Hall, 103

'Engaging Students and Reducing Resistance in the Diversity Classroom' with Karen Suyemoto. Join this interactive workshop to discuss how resistance is enacted, reframe resistance as part of an educational change process, and discuss proactive and reactive strategies that you can implement for addressing resistance and engaging students in your classes. 

November 4, 2019
1:15 pm-3:30 pm

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

Geographic Information Systems (GIS) is a catch-all term for the software that helps us create stellar maps and explore spatial patterns in our data.

November 4, 2019
2:00 pm-4:00 pm

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

As a joint event between SWE and oSTEM, come for tacos from Bueno y Sano and several Ted Talks with a focus on inclusivity in STEM! Join us in the All Campus Makerspace.

November 4, 2019
5:00 pm

Agricultural Engineering Building, 114

The Department of Music and Dance presents a Brass Chamber Recital, formerly Brass of UMass.

November 4, 2019
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

Featuring mostly a cappella choral works by contemporary composers Abbie Betinis, David Dickau, Elaine Broad Ginsburg, Moses Hogan, Morten Lauridsen, Sarah Quartel, Andrea Ramsey, and Ralph Vaughan Williams

November 4, 2019
7:30 pm

Wesley United Methodist Church
A series of group conversations over lunch for students, faculty and staff to build skills to overcome division while talking about real issues affecting our campus and society at large. 

November 5, 2019
11:15 am-1:15 pm

Campus Center, 162-75

The Cooperative Congressional Election Study  is a 50,000+ person national stratified sample survey administered by YouGov. Many UMass faculty are involved in this study and this panel will highlight what some are finding, as well as how they are engaging with wider policy and voting publics to share their analysis.

November 5, 2019
11:30 am-12:45 pm

Machmer Hall, E20

Government-sponsored disinformation campaigns and automated online propaganda have polluted public deliberation and Venezuelan politics for a decade making information disorders a common currency of the Venezuelan communication environment.

November 5, 2019
11:30 am-1:00 pm

Integrative Learning Center, Hub 301

Join Jessica Moulton, Program Information Specialist, for a virtual information session to learn more about our MSB&A program.

November 5, 2019
12:00 pm-1:00 pm

Online

Attention students who entered UMass in fall 2019! Join us for your new student photo on the brand new Campus Recreation Turf Fields! We'll have giveaways, music, and lawn games before we line up for the class photo. 

November 5, 2019
2:30 pm-4:00 pm

Campus Recreation Turf Fields

'Strategies for Successful Communication in the U.S. University Setting' with Andrea Dallas.  Do you find that your cultural expectations for teaching and learning differ from those of your students? Join us for this interactive session with Andrea Dallas, Director of the English as a Second Language Program to discuss effective strategies for handling communication difficulties that may arise either inside or outside of the classroom.

November 5, 2019
2:30 pm-4:00 pm

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

Umass Women's Basketball kicks off its season opener against Merrimack.

November 5, 2019
4:30 pm

Mullins Center

PERI invites you to join us for a panel discussion and book release, Understanding the Climate Change-Security Nexus

November 5, 2019
4:30 pm

Gordon Hall, 3rd Floor Conference Room

Please join us for pizza and small-group conversations about the intersections and complexities of these identities, centering the stories and experiences of women and non-binary students of color.

November 5, 2019
6:00 pm-8:00 pm

Old Chapel
UMass battles UMass Lowell at the Mullins Center.

November 5, 2019
7:00 pm

Mullins Center

The third exhibit in a three-part series: 'Games of Chance." Shawn Farley’s mixed-media Constructions apply discarded and found materials to yield soulful results. Lois Guarino exhibits pen drawings created by making marks,which she follows obsessively until completion.

November 7—November 22, 2019, Wed/Thu/Fri 1:00 pm-5:00 pm
November 12—November 19, 2019, Mon/Tue 1:00 pm-7:00 pm
November 6, 2019 1:00 pm-7:00 pm

Augusta Savage Gallery

Learn and get hands on experience creating activities and exploring ways to engage students in Echo360 beyond just recording a classroom lecture.

November 6, 2019
10:00 am-12:00 pm

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

This community event is designed to invite the campus community to become familiar with the Veteran Services office, network with student and employee Veterans and highlight a few community resources available to Veterans and their families.  

November 6, 2019
10:00 am-3:00 pm

Dickinson, 10

In this workshop, you will learn how to find individual names in Ancestry's database and how to make sure you found the individual that you were looking for (after all, there are a lot of John Browns and Jane Smiths in there).

November 6, 2019
1:00 pm-2:00 pm

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

Have questions about Off Campus Housing but don't know where to start? Come in to our small advising session and we'll get you set up on our Off Campus Housing website. 

November 6, 2019
2:00 pm-3:30 pm

Bartlett Hall, 103

This event has been canceled.

November 6, 2019
4:00 pm-6:00 pm

Integrated Sciences Building, 145

Bread and Puppet is a world renowned anti-capitalist theater company that has performed with their signature puppets for over 50 years.

November 6, 2019
4:30 pm-6:30 pm

Fine Arts Center

Join us at our monthly Themed Discussion for a Trivia Night! Test your knowledge and learn about the achievements of outstanding People of Color! Gain some helpful campus resources while meeting new people and connecting with others.

November 6, 2019
5:30 pm-7:00 pm

New Africa House, 127

iCons Workshop: Working in interdisciplinary teams on a pressing, real-world problem -- curing cancer without chemotherapy.

November 6, 2019
6:00 pm-8:00 pm

Integrative Learning Center, S131

 In her lecture, Professor Barskova will talk about literary fates of the city of Petersburg that for centuries was the capital of Russian Empire and inspired much adoration and resistance in its inhabitants and especially in its poets and artists. 

November 6, 2019
6:00 pm

Herter Hall, 301

The YKCC  Annual Asian American Film Fest (AAFF), on campus will take place again this fall for the second time.

November 6—November 8, 2019 6:30 pm-9:00 pm

Campus Center, Amherst Room and Rm. 165

The Department of Music and Dance presents Opus One Chamber Orchestra, a faculty-student collaboration coordinated by Elizabeth Chang.

November 6, 2019
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

Coming back for a good ol' Field show is always a pleasure. Join us in the 1st floor lounge for a great big show and some goodies and FREE MERCH :O

November 6, 2019
7:30 pm-8:30 pm

Field Hall, 1st Floor Lounge

The ACMHE conference is an annual interdisciplinary forum for all aspects of scholarship and research on contemplative approaches in higher education.

November 7—November 10, 2019

Campus Center

Ecstatic dance and music fuel political uprising in Soyinka’s adaptation of Euripides’ classic play about a god and the despot who attempts to control him.

November 7—November 9, 2019 7:30 pm
November 14—November 16, 2019 7:30 pm
November 13, 2019 10:00 am
November 16, 2019 2:00 pm

Curtain Theater

Do you have a presentation that requires a poster? Not sure where to start or the best way to design a poster? Come join us.

November 7, 2019 11:00 am-12:00 pm
November 20, 2019 1:00 pm-2:00 pm

Science and Engineering Library, Classroom

Do you use YouTube video platforms to share videos, or to teach with? What do you need to know about YouTube’s ContentID system? Come learn about responding to copyright claims, synch licensing for videos, and finding music for your videos. 

November 7, 2019
11:00 am-12:00 pm

Library, W.E.B. Du Bois, 1920

Newly preserved by the Smithsonian's National Museum of African American History and Culture, Madeline Anderson’s "I Am Somebody" (1970) brings viewers to the front lines of the fight for civil rights.

November 7, 2019
12:00 pm-1:30 pm

Old Chapel, Great Hall

Victor Czulak '10 has a keen interest in the creation and design of public spaces, urban design and masterplanning projects across a variety of scales, interventions and methodologies; in particular, with their intersection with virtual modeling platforms and digital fabrication practices.

November 7, 2019
4:00 pm-5:00 pm

Olver Design Building, 170

Holocaust narratives dominate contemporary Jewish heritage tourism, but an exciting New Jewish History offers a new paradigm in which the Jewish Street, and notably the Bund, is at the center of the making of Modern Jewish identity.

November 7, 2019
5:00 pm

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

Webinar: Remote What? Unlocking the Secrets of New Interpreting Delivery Platforms.

November 7, 2019
5:00 pm-6:00 pm

Online

Celebrate UMass Dining winning #1 Best Campus Food for the fourth year in a row! There will be a special appearance by Princeton Review Editor-in-Chief Robert Franek, along with award-winning food and the Minuteman Marching Band!

November 7, 2019
5:00 pm-9:00 pm

Hampshire Dining Commons

A tour of the Exhibition Leonardo Drew: Cycles led by artists Rie Hachiyanagi, Professor of Art, Mount Holyoke College, and Amanda Maciuba, Visiting Artist in Printmaking, Mount Holyoke College.

November 7, 2019
6:00 pm-7:00 pm

University Museum of Contemporary Art

Building on the Intro to Final Cut Pro workshop, attendees will learn more advanced techniques for video editing and processing.

November 7, 2019
6:00 pm-7:30 pm

Library, W.E.B. Du Bois, Digital Media Lab, Floor 3

Join other health and wellness campus stakeholders to participate in a collective dialogue about health and wellness on campus!

November 7, 2019
7:00 pm-9:00 pm

Campus Center, 163C

Jen Shyu’s multilingual and multi-instrumental piece Nine Doors explores powerful female legends as guides to her study of the importance of empathy over humanity's destructive impulses.

November 7, 2019
7:30 pm

Bowker Auditorium

The Department of Music and Dance presents a concert by the Advanced Percussion Ensemble.

November 7, 2019
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

The Department of Music and Dance presents UMass Dance: Metamorphose.

November 7—November 9, 2019 7:30 pm

Totman Performance Lab

The UMass Assistive Technology Center (ATC) will be having an open house every second Friday of the month.

November 8, 2019 9:00 am-4:00 pm
December 13, 2019 9:00 am-4:00 pm
January 10, 2020 9:00 am-4:00 pm
February 14, 2020 9:00 am-4:00 pm
March 13, 2020 9:00 am-4:00 pm
April 10, 2020 9:00 am-4:00 pm
May 8, 2020 9:00 am-4:00 pm

Library, W.E.B. Du Bois, Learning Commons, Lower Level, Room 43

Walk-In Flu Clinic for the Umass Amherst campus community.  Bring your insurance card.

November 8, 2019
10:00 am-2:00 pm

Commonwealth Honors College

Bring your lunch, laptop and your Drupal questions to our Drupal Brown Bag.Brown-bag sessions are sponsored by University Communications for UMass Amherst Drupal website owners only.

November 8, 2019
12:00 pm-1:00 pm

Slobody Building, 301 (3rd floor)

A double film screening honoring the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Riots.

November 8, 2019
4:30 pm-6:00 pm

Library, W.E.B. Du Bois, Lower Level

Join us at the All Campus Makerspace to learn to make art through woodburning/pyrography! No experience is needed.

November 8, 2019
5:00 pm-6:00 pm

Agricultural Engineering Building, 120

The Department of Muisc and Dance presents a faculty concert by Cobus du Toit, flute and Nadine Shank, piano with Jamie-Rose Guarrine, soprano & Karl Knapp, cello.

November 8, 2019
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

The Department of Music and Dance presents Western Massachusetts Flute Festival, coordinated by Cobus du Toit (flute) and featuring Nancy Stagnitta from the Interlochen Arts Academy.

November 9, 2019
8:00 am

Fine Arts Center, Music Wing

Come to the All Campus Makerspace to design, construct, and fly a remote-controlled model aircraft!

November 9, 2019
12:00 pm-1:30 pm

Agricultural Engineering Building, 120

UMass battles Providence at the Mullins Center.

November 9, 2019
2:00 pm

Mullins Center

João Luiz and Douglas Lora blend traditional and Brazilian guitar works, as well as original compositions and new arrangements.

November 9, 2019
8:00 pm

Bowker Auditorium

Luiz and Lora will conduct a master class with advanced guitar students, open to observers.

November 10, 2019
9:30 am

Eric Carle Museum
Karen Loomis Artist Statement: "In these sculptural pieces I call attention to the lines and patterns made by time, the elements, experience, trauma, and even insects."

November 10, 2019
2:00 pm-4:00 pm

Hampden Gallery

Leyden, Mass. artist Deborah Garner exhibits improvisational paintings via personal immersions in the Collective Stream of Consciousness.

November 10, 2019
2:00 pm-4:00 pm

Hampden Gallery

Veterans Day is a federal holiday in the United States. Classes are not held and most university offices are closed. Essential student services, including residence halls, dining, the Rec Center  and the Du Bois Library are open.

November 11, 2019

All Campus

The planet Mercury will pass in front of the sun, an event that will not be visible in North America again until 2049. Weather permitting, UMass astronomers invite the public to view this transit of Mercury. Telescopes will be set up to safely observe Mercury's progress 

November 11, 2019
7:30 am-1:00 pm

Sunwheel

In this hands-on workshop, you will learn the basics of building a course Web site using Moodle. Instructors will be introduced to basic navigation, learn how to configure course settings, and practice adding content and activities to a Moodle course. 

November 11, 2019
10:00 am-12:00 pm

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

Walk-In Flu Clinic for the Umass Amherst campus community. Bring your insurance card.

November 12, 2019
1:00 pm-5:00 pm

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

In a time of polarizing events, UMass students invite you to affirm the value of dignity and respect for all, and to promote a respectful discourse aimed towards peace and understanding.

November 12, 2019
5:45 pm

Kendrick Park
UMass battles Northeastern at the Mullins Center.

November 12, 2019
7:00 pm

Mullins Center

A Monday class schedule will be followed today.

November 13, 2019

All Campus

"Investing in Private Markets: Social and Environmental Benefits"Stavros Siokos is the Co-Founder and Managing Partner of Astarte Capital Partners, a specialist co-investment platform, focusing on real assets opportunities that are towards the value-add area rather than core-infrastructure.  

November 13, 2019
9:00 am-10:00 am

Isenberg School of Management, 112

Join host Lara Curtis, Program Information Specialist, and Mike Famighette, Director of the Full-time MBA, to learn more about Isenberg’s residential, on-campus Full-time MBA program.

November 13, 2019
12:00 pm-1:00 pm

Online

If you’ve ever wished you could more-easily access large amounts of data from websites, the good news is that many government agencies, news outlets, and companies have set up public Web APIs (Application Programming Interfaces) to allow people to do exactly that.

November 13, 2019
2:00 pm-3:00 pm

Library, W.E.B. Du Bois, 1920

Technology is not neutral and objective. Technology development and use occurs in gendered, racialized, and classed spaces. In this interactive feminist technology workshop, we will examine how computer systems repeatedly and systematically create unfair outcomes for users such as privileging one group of users over another. 

November 13, 2019
2:00 pm-4:00 pm

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

Join us as Egyptian-Italian hip hop artist Amir Issaa spits his truths about immigrant rights, racism and hip hop.

November 13, 2019
6:00 pm-8:00 pm

Herter Hall, 231

The Department of Music and Dance presents Brass Bash, featuring Trumpet Ensemble, Horn Choir, Trombone Choir, Brass Choir and more.

November 13, 2019
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

Create a public web presence for your teaching or research with WordPress, an easy-to-use platform for building websites and blogs. Common uses by faculty include scholarly portfolios, personal blogs, blogs authored by students as part of a course, public-facing course websites, and informational websites for labs, centers, or research groups.  

November 14, 2019
10:00 am-12:00 pm

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

Come to a workshop with copyright attorney Laura Quilter to get the 101 on copyright and fair use. We promise not to turn you in to the copyright police. (And tell you if that’s even a thing.) 

November 14, 2019
1:00 pm-2:00 pm

Library, W.E.B. Du Bois, 1920

73 million Americans, or 26% of the US population, listen to podcasts monthly, and 17%, or 48 million people, listen weekly. If you’ve thought about doing your own podcast to promote your scholarship or research, but don’t know where to start or how to make it accessible, this workshop will walk you through the basics. 

November 14, 2019
1:00 pm-3:00 pm

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

Geographic Information Systems (GIS) is a catch-all term for the software that helps us create stellar maps and explore spatial patterns in our data.

November 14, 2019
2:00 pm-4:00 pm

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

Walk-In Flu Clinic for the Umass Amherst campus community. Bring your insurance card.

November 14, 2019
4:00 pm-7:00 pm

Greek House Phi Sigma Kappa
Why do we do seemingly-endless therapy for an hour per week? Intensive trauma-focused therapy offers rapid results, lower dropout rate, and fewer total treatment hours.

November 14, 2019
4:00 pm-5:30 pm

Life Science Laboratories, S300

In the academic year 2019-20, the Institute for Holocaust, Genocide, and Memory Studies (IHGMS) at the University of Massachusetts Amherst is hosting an interdisciplinary group of scholars from the Five Colleges to explore the topic of “Citizenship and Other States of Belonging.” 

November 14, 2019
6:30 pm-9:00 pm

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

Chilean saxophonist Melissa Aldana was the first female musician and the first South American musician to win the Thelonious Monk International Jazz Saxophone Competition.

November 14, 2019
7:30 pm

Bowker Auditorium

The Department of Music and Dance presents the Faculty Chamber Ensemble and their second concert of the season.

November 14, 2019
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

The University of Massachusetts Amherst MFA for Poets and Writers and UMass Amherst Libraries co-present a reading by Ocean Vuong. This event is co-sponsored by the UMass Amherst Libraries.

November 14, 2019
8:00 pm

Fine Arts Center Concert Hall

"Personnel Management" led by experienced PI's and personnel management experts Mark Tuominen (Associate Dean of Research and Innovation), Shana Passano (Director of Professional Development), Karen Helfer (Chair of Communication Disorders and Chancellor's Leadership Fellow), and Michelle Budig (Vice Provost for Faculty Development)

November 15, 2019
9:00 am-11:00 am

Integrative Learning Center, 300

UMass INFORMS Speaker Series - Talk by Dr. Thomas SharkeyEmergency Response in the Arctic: Optimizing Investments for Global Capabilities and Local Benefits

November 15, 2019
11:00 am-12:00 pm

Isenberg School of Management, 128

The Climate Resiliency Task Force has launched an eight-month process to develop a Campus Resiliency Plan, outlining strategies for creating a stronger, more equitable, healthier and prepared campus that can thrive even under new stresses from climate change.

November 15, 2019 11:30 am-2:30 pm
November 15, 2019 3:00 pm-6:00 pm

Campus Center, 165

Join us for a free workshop in self-producing, fundraising and public relations for the independent theatre artist, with playwright Eliza Bent.

November 15, 2019
2:30 pm-4:30 pm

Fine Arts Center, 204

This is a great opportunity for students who are interested in becoming a teacher an chance to talk with the program coordinators and current students. 

November 15, 2019
3:00 pm

Furcolo Hall, 102

Join the Student Parent Programs team for Puppets with Talking Hands Theatre's Anna Sobel. Talking Hands Theatre is a New England-based company committed to entertaining children with puppets by engaging their minds and their imaginations as well as their senses of humor.

November 16, 2019
10:00 am-12:00 pm

Old Chapel, Great Hall

UMass Public Health Club (PHC) is spreading a dental public health message this holiday. PHC collaborated with offices of Dr.

November 16, 2019
12:30 pm-2:00 pm

Hampshire Dining Commons

UMass battles Central Connecticut at the Mullins Center.

November 16, 2019
1:00 pm

Mullins Center

At UMass Amherst, the Josephine White Eagle Cultural Center celebrates Native Heritage Month by inviting students, staff, faculty and community members to come together and partake in a Community Building Dinner to celebrate identities, identify common values and strengthen community.

November 16, 2019
6:00 pm-8:00 pm

Campus Center, Amherst Room

The Department of Music and Dance presents the Marimba Bands and Ensembles, under the direction of Thomas Hannum.

November 16, 2019
7:30 pm

Bowker Auditorium

UMass takes on BU in a Hockey East matchup.

November 16, 2019
8:00 pm

Mullins Center

UMass takes on Hartford on Alumnae Day.

November 17, 2019
2:00 pm

Mullins Center

Meet Justin Risley, a senior at UMass Amherst and award-winning photographer and filmmaker.  Join us for a reception to view his collection of photographs from his solo travel through Asia.

November 18, 2019
8:00 am-9:30 am

International Programs Office, 1st floor

The sisters of Sigma Kappa and the brothers of Sigma Chi are working together to collect canned foods to go to the Amherst Survival Center and other shelters or food pantrys nearby to bring them food before Thanksgiving and the holiday season.

November 18—November 21, 2019 10:00 am-2:00 pm

Campus Center, bluewall

Gobble! Gobble! Remember making construction paper turkeys (tracing your hand and using a brown paper lunch bags) in elementary school? Come join Team Positive Presence as we get crafty and are thankful about the Thanksgiving break! We will also be decorating mini pumpkins (everyhting provided).

November 18, 2019 12:00 pm-2:00 pm
November 20, 2019 6:00 pm-8:00 pm

Bartlett Hall, 103

What is open education, what are open educational resources? Come find out and see how the use of these materials can be used to address student success, retention and affordability.

November 18, 2019
3:30 pm-4:30 pm

Library, W.E.B. Du Bois, Faculty Commons, Floor 26

Join UMass community members and students for great conversation over FREE coffee, tea and tasty international snacks!

November 18, 2019
4:00 pm-5:00 pm

Old Chapel, 2nd Floor

Iandoli, Desai & Cronin, P.C. Immigration Law Firm will  present a session on future immigration strategies, including: Employment Based Visas & Permanent Residency "Green Cards"

November 18, 2019
5:30 pm-7:00 pm

Old Chapel, 2nd Floor

Victoria Cruz is a long-time trans community activist and a counselor for the Anti-Violence Project in New York City.

November 18, 2019
5:30 pm-6:30 pm

Furcolo Hall, 125

UMass Amherst presentsPulitzer Prize-winning reporter Jodi Kantor at the Springfield Public Forum in an event moderated by Kathy Roberts Forde of the UMass Amherst Journalism Department.

November 18, 2019
6:00 pm

Springfield Symphony Hall
Victoria Cruz is a long-time trans community activist and a counselor for the Anti-Violence Project in New York City.

November 18, 2019
7:15 pm-8:30 pm

Josephine White Eagle Cultural Center

Come to this interactive workshop to learn about ways to form groups, how to help students develop skills necessary for effective group work, how to deal with challenging group dynamics, and how to assess group work.  

November 19, 2019
11:30 am-1:00 pm

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

This workshop introduce attendees to 3D printing, its processes, and associated software. Attendees will learn what can be made via 3D printing, what to consider, pitfalls, and resource. Software to be introduced are: TinkerCAD, Meshmixer and Cura.

November 19, 2019
12:00 pm-1:00 pm

Agricultural Engineering Building, 120

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

November 19, 2019
12:00 pm-1:00 pm

Online

U.S. immigration policy is dominating the headlines and promises to be one of the top controversial issues of the 2020 election. The upcoming panel brings together an array of prominent local immigration scholars for a moderated conversation about why we can't seem to resolve the immigration issue, why it is such a divisive topic, and what citizens should know about immigration in order to be informed voters. 

November 19, 2019
12:00 pm

Old Chapel, Great Hall

Join program information Sspecialist Jessica Moulton to learn more about the Isenberg School of Management's newest program, the Master of Finance in Alternative Investments.

November 19, 2019
12:00 pm-1:00 pm

Online

A film exploring sexual assault on college campuses through the personal testimonials of five survivors who transform their experiences into a springboard for change.

November 19, 2019
3:30 pm-5:30 pm

Herter Hall, 601

Neuroscience Distinguished Lecturer Series in collaboration with Molecular and Cellular Biology.

November 19, 2019
4:00 pm

Morrill Science Center, 222

Learn the process of assembling and troubleshooting PC hardware and software issues.

November 19, 2019
4:30 pm-6:30 pm

Agricultural Engineering Building, 120

Build your own free holiday gifts this year at the All Campus Makerspace's scroll saw workshop.

November 19, 2019
5:00 pm-6:00 pm

Agricultural Engineering Building, 120

UMass Public Health Club (PHC) is spreading a dental public health message this holiday. 

November 19, 2019
5:30 pm-7:00 pm

Hampden Dining Commons

Join Program Information Specialist Jessica Moulton to learn more about the Isenberg School of Management Master of Science in Business & Analytics Program.

November 19, 2019
5:30 pm-6:30 pm

Isenberg School of Management, 108 OR ONLINE

Attendees will learn how to work with the Unity platform and how to take advantage of more advanced services offered in the Digital Media Lab.

November 19, 2019
6:00 pm-7:30 pm

Library, W.E.B. Du Bois, Digital Media Lab, Floor 3

Join the Jones Library's Civics and Democracy Series, the UMass Amherst History Department and the Center for Popular Economics for a community discussion of “Democracy in Chains: The Deep History of the Radical Right's Stealth Plan for America” by award-winning historian Nancy MacLean. 

November 19, 2019
7:00 pm

Woodbury Room, Jones Library
Montreal-based RUBBERBANDance Group makes their UMass Amherst debut with their work Ever So Slightly, an exploration of the daily challenge to find balance and reflection in our lives.

November 19, 2019
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Concert Hall

The Department of Music and Dance presents a guest artist concert featuring the Army School of Music Jazz Combo.

November 19, 2019
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

Record a lecture presentation, narrated tutorial, or a software demonstration and then post the resulting "screencast" on your Moodle course or class website. In this hands-on workshop we will use Camtasia. We will also discuss the different ways screencasting is being used to enhance classroom and online instruction. 

November 20, 2019
10:00 am-12:00 pm

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

Public private partnerships are common in international development, but are they fulfilling their promise of creating equitable, cooperative and positive relationships?

November 20, 2019
11:00 am-12:30 pm

Furcolo Hall, N113

Beginning your search for off campus housing? Stop by the housing fair! Meet reps from local area apartment complexes and shop for off campus housing right here on campus.

November 20, 2019
11:00 am-3:00 pm

Campus Center, Concourse

Do you have clothing you desperately need to repair? Want to learn how to sew cool patches onto your clothing or embroider art onto dull clothing? Come by Agricultural Engineering Building, room 120, anytime between 2:30 to 6:30 PM on November 20th.

November 20, 2019
2:30 pm-6:30 pm

Agricultural Engineering Building, 120

Graduate student representatives from SES member departments will be providing brief presentations on the work they do related to Earth and Sustainability.Following the event, SES will be hosting a social at the UClub.

November 20, 2019
4:00 pm-6:00 pm

Integrative Learning Center, S240

Juliet Schor will deliver the Samuel Bowles lecture. Schor's talk is titled, "It's Beyond the Gig: Work and the Platform Economy."

November 20, 2019
4:00 pm

Gordon Hall, 3rd floor conference room

Please join us for a lively evening to celebrate the launch of  the new Employee Resource Group for UMass  International Faculty and Staff.  

November 20, 2019
5:00 pm-7:00 pm

Fine Arts Center, Lobby

Join UMass Dining as Guest Chef Virginia Willis goes around the World with the National Peanut Board.

November 20, 2019
5:00 pm-9:00 pm

Berkshire Dining Commons

Join our audience as the top 3-4 teams from Innovation Challenge: The Seed Pitch and Hult Prize (competing earlier that day) pitch and awards are presented.

November 20, 2019
6:00 pm-8:00 pm

Old Chapel, Great Hall

UMass battles Rider at the Mullins Center.

November 20, 2019
7:00 pm

Mullins Center

Jim Hicks, David Ball, Corine Tachtiris, & Amanda Seaman will read from  AND THERE WILL BE SINGING: An Anthology of International Writing from the Editors of “The Massachusetts Review." Published in celebration of its landmark sixtieth anniversary, the Massachusetts Review has put together a collection of the best contemporary & emerging international writers & writers in translation from MR’s last decade. 

November 20, 2019
7:00 pm

Amherst Books
The Department of Music and Dance presents a concert by the All University Orchestra, directed by Morihiko Nahakara and conducted by Kristo Kondakçi.

November 20, 2019
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

The UMass Amherst Institute for Global Health (IGH) in collaboration with the STEM Ambassadors Program will host a symposium titled “Achieving Global Equity through STEM Education: Health, Environment & Policy” on Thursday, November 21, from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm in the Old Chapel.

November 21, 2019
9:00 am-3:00 pm

Old Chapel

Need to relax? Love graphic novels? Join us to learn how to find graphic novels at UMass and the Five Colleges.

November 21, 2019
12:00 pm-1:30 pm

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

Walk-In Flu Clinic for the Umass Amherst campus community. Bring your insurance card.

November 21, 2019
3:30 pm-6:30 pm

Recreation Center

Ethan Carr will discuss his latest book, The Greatest Beach: A History of Cape Cod National Seashore (2019). When Congress passed the park's authorizing legislation in 1961, it set a new pattern for large landscape conservation in the United States.

November 21, 2019
4:00 pm-5:00 pm

Olver Design Building, 170

Join us for a early screening of a powerful documentary about childhood trauma and related issues of conflict and displacement. Panel of experts to support discussion about conflict, trauma, and the Rohingya people to follow viewing.

November 21, 2019
6:00 pm-7:00 pm

Carney Auditorium
UMass Amherst students, faculty, and staff are invited to register for the fifth annual Tower Run on Thursday, November 21, 7-10 p.m.

November 21, 2019
7:00 pm-10:00 pm

Library, W.E.B. Du Bois, Lower Level Between Stairs

UMass battles Brown at the Mullins Center.

November 21, 2019
7:00 pm

Mullins Center

The Department of Music & Dance presents a faculty concert by Rémy Taghavi, bassoon and Nadine Shank, piano.

November 21, 2019
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

In 1619, the Dutch brought the first African slaves to Jamestown, Virginia. Acclaimed bassist and composer Avery Sharpe marks this 400th anniversary with a new original piece of music touched by spirituals, gospel, blues, jazz and classical idioms, and featuring a video component.

November 21, 2019
7:30 pm

Bowker Auditorium

Please join us for this month's Contemplative Pedagogy Working Group Meeting:  “Music Learning as Contemplative Practice,” with Jonathan Hulting-Cohen (Music & Dance).

November 22, 2019
10:00 am-11:30 am

Old Chapel, Great Hall

It's International Education Week! Join us to cheer on the UMass Hockey team vs. Merrimack. 

November 22, 2019
5:30 pm

Mullins Center

UMass takes on Merrimack in a Hockey East matchup.

November 22, 2019
7:00 pm

Mullins Center

Come support UMass Football as they take on BYU for Senior Day!

November 23, 2019
12:00 pm

McGuirk Alumni Stadium

No classes are held during Thanksgiving recess.

November 24—December 1, 2019

All Campus

Geographic Information Systems (GIS) is a catch-all term for the software that helps researchers create stellar maps and explore spatial patterns in their data.

November 26, 2019
2:00 pm-3:00 pm

Library, W.E.B. Du Bois, 1920

UMass defends the Mullins Center against Quinnipiac.

November 30, 2019
7:00 pm

Mullins Center