In accordance with Massachusetts regulations, strict restrictions are in effect for in-person campus events. Most of the the events listed here are taking place remotely on Zoom and other online platforms. See each listing for details. All times are United States Eastern Time Zone.
December 5, 2019
Walk-In Flu Clinic for the Umass Amherst campus community. Bring your insurance card.

December 5, 2019
10:00 am-2:00 pm

University Health Services
Details forthcoming.

December 5, 2019
2:00 pm-3:30 pm

Library, W.E.B. Du Bois, 1638

Spoken Language Interpreting In U.S. Schools: An Emerging FieldThe interpreting profession in the US has specialized without ever generalizing. Such trend is continuing with spoken language educational interpreting (and translation) now taking front and center stage.

December 5, 2019
3:00 pm


Myth and reality in current efforts to address maternal mortality in the U.S.

December 5, 2019
4:30 pm-5:30 pm

Life Science Laboratories, S330

Jane Yolen, often called the "Hans Christian Andersen of America," is the author of nearly 400 books, including Owl Moon, The Devil's Arithmetic, and How Do Dinosaurs Say Goodnight.

December 5, 2019
5:00 pm-7:00 pm

Goodell Hall, Bernie Dallas Room

Artist Avital Sagalyn, whose work is on view through December 8, will lead a walk-through of her exhibition, along with Nicholas Fernacz and Natalie Richards, two of the student curators. 

December 5, 2019
6:00 pm

University Museum of Contemporary Art

Join us in the All Campus Makerspace to learn how to sew with conductive thread and make a light-up felt pin! Impress your friends (and enemies) with your new knowledge of soft circuits and wearable electronics, or make a custom holiday gift for the person who has everything.

December 5, 2019
6:00 pm-7:00 pm

Agricultural Engineering Building, 120

UMass takes on New Hampshire.

December 5, 2019
7:00 pm

Mullins Center

The Department of Music and Dance presents a concert by the Chapel Jazz and Lab Jazz Ensembles, under the direction of Felipe Salles, Haneef Nelson & Chris Robinson.

December 5, 2019
7:30 pm

Bowker Auditorium

Mary Ruefle is the author of many books, including Dunce (Wave Books, forthcoming 2019), My Private Property (Wave Books, 2016), Trances of the Blast (Wave Books, 2013), Madness, Rack, and Honey: Collected Lectures (Wave Books, 2012), a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award in Criticism, and Selected Poems (Wave Books, 2010), winner of the William Carlos Williams Award from the Poetry Society of America.

December 5, 2019
8:00 pm

Old Chapel

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

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

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
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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

The Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences (PBS) is raising money for two local organizations:  DIAL/SELF Youth and Community Services, and Heroes, Horses and Hounds,  by holding a raffle for several holiday gift baskets and gift certificates.

December 2—December 9, 2019 9:00 am-12:00 pm

Tobin Hall

The UMass Theatre Department is looking for actors for this year’s Playlab.

December 4—December 5, 2019 6:30 pm-10:30 pm

Fine Arts Center, 204