Month of February 2019
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

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
This event does NOT occur on:
November 20, December 25—January 15, March 12

University Health Services (UHS), 302

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:
December 13—January 21

Goodell Hall, 511

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

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

November 23—February 1, 2019

Online

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

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)

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

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

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

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

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

Do you need resources to build, refresh, or streamline your resume? Use these UMass resources to get started!

February 1—February 28, 2019

Online

This study unpacks how multiple network embeddedness of technological firms may change the effects of horizontal merger and acquisition (M&A) on firm innovation performance.

February 1, 2019
11:00 am

Isenberg School of Management, N135

Using a variety of materials to communicate human conditions, southern California artist Deborah McDuff offers us an unprecedented opportunity to challenge our views. 

February 4—February 19, 2019, Mon/Tue 1:00 pm-7:00 pm
February 1—February 22, 2019, Wed/Thu/Fri/Sat 1:00 pm-5:00 pm
This event does NOT occur on:
February 18

Augusta Savage Gallery

The Department of Music and Dance presents UMass Opera, under the direction of Dustin Willis, Mark Swanson, and Marjorie Melnick.

February 2, 2019 7:30 pm-9:30 pm
February 3, 2019 3:00 pm-6:30 pm

Bowker Auditorium

Join UMass hockey fans at Agganis Arena to cheer on the Minutemen as they compete against Hockey East rival, Boston University.

February 1, 2019
5:30 pm-8:30 pm

T's Pub
Kidnapped from her Upper East Side penthouse and held for ransom by a Norwegian death metal band, Mrs. Smith suffered the Stockholm Syndrome granting her extraordinary musical abilities.

February 1, 2019
7:30 pm

Curtain Theater

THIS EVENT IS FULL WITH A WAITING LIST.

February 2, 2019
10:00 am

Holyoke Public Library
Join alumni and friends at Boston sports themed O’Connell’s Sports Pub & Grille to cheer on the UMass men’s basketball team as they compete against the Saint Joseph's Hawks!

February 2, 2019
1:00 pm

O'Connell's Sports Pub & Grille
Come support the UMass Minutemen Men's Lacrosse team as they face off against St. Johns in a scrimmage.

February 2, 2019
1:00 pm

Garber Field

Free entry and skate rental sponsored by the Stonewall Center.

February 2, 2019
4:00 pm-5:50 pm

Mullins Center, ice rink

Held annually since 1989, the gala is a fundraiser for the Fine Arts Center’s Arts/Access programs that provide free Angel Tickets to local human service agencies and daytime Global Arts performances for school-aged children, as well as support for Jazz in July scholarships, special exhibitions, artist residencies and more.

February 2, 2019
6:00 pm-11:30 pm

Campus Center, Auditorium

Are you not a fan of football, but looooveeee dogs?? Then come to the Off Campus Student Center to enjoy 2019's PUPPY BOWL!! We will have free snacks, arts and crafts for everyone to enjoy! So bring your friends!!

February 3, 2019
3:00 pm-5:00 pm

Bartlett Hall, 103

Watch Super Bowl LIII in the Student Organization Resource Center (SORC) with free food and refreshments.

February 3, 2019
6:00 pm

Bartlett Hall, 201

Start your weeks with W. E. B. Du Bois. This semester, join the Du Bois Center every Monday to read a Du Bois-authored or -related text over free coffee and light breakfast fare.

February 4—April 29, 2019, Mondays 9:30 am-11:00 am

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

The search committee for Dean of the College of Engineering is pleased to announce that five finalists will be visiting campus. The campus community is invited to attend an open forum with the second candidate.

February 4, 2019
3:00 pm-4:00 pm

Marcus Hall, Gunness Student Center

A panel discussion and launch event for the new book, Ecologies of Witnessing: Language, Place and Holocaust Testimony by Hannah Pollin-Galay.

February 4, 2019
4:30 pm

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

Student Parent Programs office has moved to Bartlett Hall 103. We are excited about the new connected space with the OCSC. We welcome the student parents to check out our new office space!

February 4, 2019
5:30 pm-7:30 pm

Bartlett Hall, 103

Datum Drawing is an exhibition that explores the use of datum in drawing as an architectural or spatial point of reference. 

February 5—March 8, 2019

Olver Design Building, Design Building Gallery

In 2007, the Marriott Center for Hospitality Management opened for its first active semester.

February 5—April 24, 2019, Tue/Wed
This event does NOT occur on:
February 19, March 12—March 13, April 2, April 17

Campus Center, 1101

This daylong symposium will help participants understand the history and dynamics of political and social polarization as well as offer opportunities to build skills to overcome it.  

February 5, 2019
9:30 am

Campus Center, Auditorium

All are invited to attend a special symposium in honor of James E. Young, Distinguished University Professor Emeritus of English and Judaic Studies and founder of the Institute for Holocaust, Genocide, and Memory Studies at the University of Massachusetts Amherst.

February 5, 2019
10:00 am-6:30 pm

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

Marwan M. Kraidy is the Anthony Shadid Chair in Global Media, Politics and Culture and Founding Director of the Center for Advanced Research in Global Communication, at the University of Pennsylvania. His presentation will be based on his upcoming book "The Torch and the Hearth: The Pyropolitics of 'Islamic State'".

February 5, 2019
12:15 pm

Integrative Learning Center, Comm HUB, 3rd floor

The process of selecting students likely to complete science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) doctoral programs has not changed greatly over the last few decades and still relies heavily on Graduate Record Examination (GRE) scores in most U.S. universities.

February 5, 2019
4:00 pm

Hasbrouck Hall, 242

The Department of Music and Dance, in conjunction with the W.E.B. Du Bois Department of Afro-American Studies and the Fine Arts Center, present the Langston Hughes Project featuring the Ron McCurdy Quartet.

February 5, 2019
7:30 pm

Bowker Auditorium

Diversity Lunch Talk: Small Changes – Big Impact: Interventions for Cultivating Diversity-Positive Classes That Any Instructor Can Do.

February 6, 2019
12:00 pm-1:30 pm

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

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

February 6, 2019
1:00 pm-4:00 pm

University Health Services (UHS), 302

This even has been canceled.

February 6, 2019
1:00 pm-2:00 pm

Integrative Learning Center, Comm Hub

Elsie Harper-Anderson, associate professor, Ph.D. program director, Virginia Commonwealth University, speaks on "Bridging the Ecosystem Divide: Opportunities and challenges for building more inclusive entrepreneurial environments across space and race."

February 6, 2019
4:30 pm-5:30 pm

Olver Design Building, 170

Have you given yourself the self-love and compassion you give to loved ones? Have you been able to reflect on what you are passionate about, and what your dreams are? Or on how to get over your fears and work through your challenges to achieve your goals?

February 6, 2019
5:30 pm-7:00 pm

New Africa House, 127

Are you a queer/trans person of color who wants to make connections and build community with fellow QTPOC on campus? Join us for dinner! Future dinners will be on March 6, April 3, and May 1.

February 6, 2019 6:00 pm-8:00 pm

Stonewall Center, Crampton Hall

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

February 6, 2019
7:00 pm

Mullins Center

The Atlantic Brass Quintet concert and masterclass has been canceled and will be rescheduled for later in the semester.  

February 6, 2019
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

Matt Wilson is one of today's most celebrated jazz artists, universally recognized for his musical and melodic drumming style, as well as being a gifted composer, bandleader, producer, and teacher.

February 6, 2019
8:00 pm

Old Chapel

he Spring Arts and Humanities Internship Fair will feature local internship opportunities in the arts, arts management, and cultural non-profit fields.

February 7, 2019
11:30 am-2:30 pm

Fine Arts Center, Atrium

Daisy Tam will present current research which investigates the potential of a networked approach to crowdsourcing food rescue in urban environments.

February 7, 2019
1:00 pm-2:00 pm

Integrative Learning Center, Comm Hub, 3rd Floor

Drupal is the open-source content management system widely used to build websites around UMass.

February 7, 2019
2:00 pm

Integrated Sciences Building, 145, past the first floor elevators

The campus community is invited to attend an open forum with the third candidate.for the position of dean of the College of Engineering.

February 7, 2019
2:45 pm-3:45 pm

Marston Hall, 220

Brooke Hauser is Editor in Chief and Opinion Editor of the Daily Hampshire Gazette, based in Northampton, Massachusetts.

February 7, 2019
5:00 pm-7:00 pm

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

Artists on Artist - Join us for a walk-through of the exhibition Terry Winters: Facts and Fictions led by artists Carolyn Webb and Chris Page, who offer their unique perspectives. 

February 7, 2019
6:00 pm

University Museum of Contemporary Art, 33

The Lunar New Year is celebrated in various Asian countries such as China (Chunjie) , Vietnam (Tet), Korea  (Solnal) and Tibet (Losar)  It is  also called Spring Festival, festival typically celebrated in China and other Asian countries, that begins with the first new moon of the lunar calendar and ends on the first full moon of the lunar calendar.

February 7, 2019
6:30 pm-9:00 pm

Yuri Kochiyama Cultural Center, Worcester, DC, below Oak Room, Northeast Residential Area

Come support women's basketball as they take on Duquesne.

February 7, 2019
7:00 pm

Mullins Center

The Department of Music and Dance presents Sandbox Percussion, who will be in residency at the Department of Music and Dance.

February 7, 2019
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

Jordy Rosenberg is the author of Confessions of the Fox, a New York Times Editor's Choice selection and longlisted for the Center for Fiction First Novel Prize.  

February 7, 2019
8:00 pm

Old Chapel, Great Hall

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

February 8, 2019
12:00 pm

Slobody Building, 301 (3rd floor)

The campus community is invited to attend an open forum with the fourth finalist for the position of dean of the College of Engineering.

February 8, 2019
3:15 pm-4:15 pm

Marston Hall, 220

The Department of Music and Dance presents a lecture by J. Daniel Jenkins as part of the Research in Music Series.

February 8, 2019
4:30 pm

Integrative Learning Center, N155

Skating Strides/AHA Night: We play this evening for something largers than us: Breast Cancer Awareness.

February 8, 2019
7:00 pm

Mullins Center

Pianist Aaron Diehl is one of the most sought after jazz virtuosos, consistently playing with what The New York Times describes as “melodic precision, harmonic erudition, and elegant restraint.” 

February 8, 2019
8:00 pm

Bowker Auditorium

Consider what is means to approach conflict with a “healthy” mentality and share strategies that you can use to make sure you respectfully and clearly communicate your wants, needs and objectives clearly- even in high stress and situations.

February 9, 2019
10:00 am-12:00 pm

New Africa House, 203

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

February 9, 2019
1:00 pm

Mullins Center

Come and support your Minutemen Men's Lacrosse team as they take on Army! 

February 9, 2019
1:00 pm

Garber Field

UMass hockey fans, put on your maroon and white to cheer on the nationally ranked Minutemen as they take on the UMass Lowell Riverhawks at the Tsongas Center!

February 9, 2019
6:00 pm-9:30 pm

Tsongas Center
The Department of Music and Dance presents the 34th Annual High School Honor Band Concert featuring the finest high school players in New England and the UMass Wind Ensemble.

February 9, 2019
7:00 pm

Fine Arts Center Concert Hall

Love is in the air! Join us to watch UMass Amherst's premier short-form improv troupe in a night of free, Valentine-themed comedy!

February 9, 2019
8:00 pm-9:00 pm

Herter Hall, 231

Come out to the Mullins Center and cheer on women's basketball as they take on Rhode Island.

February 10, 2019
2:00 pm

Mullins Center

Come to a special screening of the film, "If Beale Street Could Talk," followed by a discussion with A Yęmisi Jimoh, professor of Afro-American studies; Emily Lordi, associate professor of English; and TreAndrea Russworm, associate professor of English.

February 10, 2019
7:00 pm

Amherst Cinema
Post your best photos of UMass Amherst in winter to Instagram with the hashtag #UMassWinterPhoto19 for a chance to win an Amazon gift card.

February 11—February 25, 2019

All Campus

Guy Miron explores the changing perceptions of home among bourgeois German Jews under the Nazi regime.

February 11, 2019
5:00 pm

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

Inspired by the Langston Hughes poem, “A Negro Speaks of Rivers,” the exhibition Speak to Me of Rivers explores visual narratives of African American history and culture through the subjectivity of African-American artists.

February 12—March 1, 2019, Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri 11:00 am-4:30 pm
February 16—March 3, 2019, weekends 2:00 pm-5:00 pm

University Museum of Contemporary Art, 33

All members of the campus community are invited to participate in Dignity and Respect in Action: Community Conversations, a series of workshops for students, faculty and staff to build skills to challenge hate and overcome division.

February 12, 2019
11:00 am-1:00 pm

Campus Center, 163C

The campus community is invited to attend an open forum with the fifth candidate for the position of dean of the College of Engineering.

February 12, 2019
1:45 pm-2:45 pm

Marston Hall, Gunness Student Center

Awaken your inner creativity and learn to create Native art using beads.

February 12—April 30, 2019, Tuesdays 6:00 pm-8:00 pm
This event does NOT occur on:
March 12

Chadbourne House, Josephine White Eagle Cultural Center

Come check out this free and fun Galentine's Day Button Making event, hosted by the Off Campus Student Center in Bartlett 103.

February 13, 2019
2:00 pm-4:00 pm

Bartlett Hall, 103

Philip Langdon is a journalist and author who has written on architecture, planning, urban design, and related subjects for The Atlantic, American Heritage, Planning, Urban Land, Planning Commissioners Journal, Preservation, Governing, The American Enterprise, Progressive Architecture, Architectural Record, Landscape Architecture, The New York Times, and other periodicals.

February 13, 2019
4:30 pm-5:30 pm

Olver Design Building, 170

For African American culinary historian Michael W. Twitty there was a giant hole in the story of American cooking as big as the one in the story of most African American families. 

February 13, 2019
5:00 pm

Commonwealth Honors College, Events Hall

The Department of Music and Dance presents a Guest Artist Concert by Duo Montagnard, with Joseph Murphy on saxophone and Matthew Slotkin on guitar.

February 13, 2019
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

The original script of Wild Thing was written in 1613 by Luis Vélez de Guevara, yet it confronts gender in a way that feels astonishingly of-the-moment.

February 14—February 16, 2019, Thu/Fri/Sat 7:30 pm
February 21—February 23, 2019, Wed/Thu/Fri/Sat 7:30 pm
February 23, 2019, Sundays 2:00 pm
February 15, 2019, Fridays 10:00 am

Rand Theater

All members of the campus community are invited to participate in Dignity and Respect in Action: Community Conversations, a series of workshops for students, faculty and staff to build skills to challenge hate and overcome division.

February 14, 2019
11:00 am-1:00 pm

Campus Center, 168C

What do students learn in university classes that professors apparently don't teach in an explicit form? What do professors teach without being aware of? In this seminar, we will explore some of the most common assumptions about STEM education with the goal of improving teaching and learning for an inclusive environment. 

February 14, 2019
11:30 am-1:00 pm

Campus Center, 165-69

Damon J. Vidrine, DrPH, MS serves as a Program Leader for the Cancer Prevention and Control Program at the Stephenson Cancer Center and the Director of Intervention Research for the Oklahoma Tobacco Research Center.

February 14, 2019
4:00 pm

Commonwealth Honors College, 160E

Christian Scott aTunde Adjuah has had a whirlwind career that has brought him to the forefronts of jazz, hip-hop, and pop.

February 14, 2019
7:30 pm

Bowker Auditorium

Apply to the Sustainability Innovation & Engagement Fund (SIEF). Any student, group of students, faculty or staff can propose a sustainability project –$65,000 in grant funding is available. 

February 15, 2019

Online

Join the Department of Theater for La Serrana de la Vera, Then and Now: A Symposium for the Opening of UMass Amherst’s Wild Thing.

February 15, 2019
3:30 pm-4:30 pm

Herter Hall, 301

Pre-Game Reception with Food from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m, Massachusetts Room-3rd Floor, Mullins Center. Game Start Time at 7 p.m, Mullins Center

February 15, 2019
5:30 pm-8:30 pm

Mullins Center, Mass Room

Please join us to find out about how you can learn and intern in Ghana, West Africa next summer (June/July).

February 15, 2019
6:00 pm-7:30 pm

Library, W.E.B. Du Bois, 2220

International Pride Night: Given that hockey is a global game, on this night we will host a celebration of all nations and highlight the international students on our roster.

February 15, 2019
7:00 pm

Mullins Center

The Department of Music and Dance presents the Advanced Percussion Ensemble, coordinated by Ayano Kataoka and Sandbox Percussion.

February 15, 2019
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

Come and support your Minutemen Men's Lacrosse team as they take on Ohio State.

February 16, 2019
1:00 pm

Garber Field

Come support women's basketball against Davidison.

February 16, 2019
2:00 pm

Mullins Center

Game and reception tickets are sold out through this offer.

February 16, 2019
5:30 pm

AC Hotel by Marriott Boston Cleveland Circle
Robbins’ body of work is both an abecedarian adventure in paint and a personal meditation on the Letters of the Hebrew Alphabet depicted in, what is known as, angelic script, in an effort to keep their meaning in contemporary life.

February 17, 2019
2:00 pm-4:00 pm

Hampden Gallery

Rosenthal’s work, comprised primarily of wood assemblages, some painted, others natural, include both free-standing and wall sculptures. Her intent is to engage the viewer by introducing kinetic possibilities and by making two or three-part pieces that can be rearranged.

February 17, 2019
2:00 pm-4:00 pm

Hampden Gallery

Presidents' Day, legally known as Washington's Birthday in Massachusetts, is a federal holiday.

February 18, 2019

All Campus

This event is sold out, but please join us at Floodcraft Brewing Company before the game!

February 18, 2019
6:00 pm

Floodcraft Brewing Company (adjacent to Whole Foods)
Monday class schedule will be followed today.

February 19, 2019

All Campus

The UMass Amherst Center for Women & Community (CWC) is now hiring for Fall 2019 volunteer, internship, work-study and other positions.

February 19—March 22, 2019

Online

The Office of Research in the College of Nursing is delighted to present the first talk in its 2019 Spring Seminar Series to be delivered by Rebecca Bialecki, PhD, who will speak on " Engaging with Community: Purposeful Relationships."

February 19, 2019
12:00 pm-1:00 pm

Skinner Hall, 101

Ziying Tang & Dong Zhang, Co-founder, Principal, Z+T Studio, Shanghai, China, will speak on "Constructed Experience of Nature: the practice of Z+T Studio

February 19, 2019
4:30 pm-5:30 pm

Olver Design Building, 170

Dr. Shirley Jackson Whitaker organized a funeral ceremony in April of 2016 to honor the thousands of African Americans who never received a proper burial. Ashes To Ashes tells the story of this project.

February 19, 2019
5:00 pm

Goodell Hall, Bernie Dallas Room

A unique opportunity to talk with a working artist about his career and the balance between producing and creating. 

February 19, 2019
6:00 pm-8:00 pm

Commonwealth Honors College, Lounge

The Department of Music and Dance presents a faculty concert by Kathryn Lockwood, viola. The program will feature works by Bruch: Selections from Eight Pieces for Clarinet, Viola & Piano, Op. 83, Hindemith: Sonata for Viola & Piano "Fantasie", Op. 11 No. 4, and J.S. Bach: Solo Suite No. 4 in E-flat Major, BWV 1010.

February 19, 2019
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

A group show featuring works by Kate Brehm, Benjamin Heller, Kathryn Fanelli, Vick Quezada, Tony Reamer, Jessica Scott and Chaehee Yoon. 

February 20—March 22, 2019, weekdays 11:00 am-4:00 pm
February 24—March 24, 2019, Sun/Mon 1:00 pm-4:00 pm
This event does NOT occur on:
February 18

Herter Art Gallery

A lecture by Alvaro Huerta,  Assistant Professor, Urban & Region Planning (URP) and Ethnic & Women’s Studies (EWS), California State Polytechnic University, Pomona.

February 20, 2019
4:30 pm-5:30 pm

Olver Design Building, 170

¿Cómo se dice? is a student development program that seeks to examine Spanish idioms in relation to cultural of origin and current experienes within the Diaspora.

February 20, 2019 5:00 pm-6:00 pm
March 6, 2019 5:00 pm-6:00 pm
March 20, 2019 5:00 pm-6:00 pm
April 3, 2019 5:00 pm-6:00 pm
April 17, 2019 5:00 pm-6:00 pm

Latin American Cultural Center, Hampden DC 2nd floor

Put on your maroon and white and join UMass basketball fans behind our team's bench to cheer on the Minutemen as they take on the George Washington Colonials!

February 20, 2019
5:00 pm

Froggy Bottom Pub
CMASS is hosting an Undergrad/Graduate student Mixer. 

February 20, 2019
5:30 pm-7:30 pm

Wilder Hall, 201

Steve Strimer, Director of The David Ruggles Center, will give a talk and media presentation about African Americans’ presence in the Underground RailRoad in Florence and Northampton, Ma., and will discuss the role of Blacks in Florence.

February 20, 2019
6:30 pm-8:00 pm

Malcolm X Cultural Center

Win prizes at this exciting activity! Show-off your art and painting skills. Join a team and create a piece of artwork, collage, quilt, or put together a puzzle (500 pieces or more). 

February 20—March 7, 2019, Wed/Thu 7:00 pm-8:30 pm

Latin American Cultural Center

Come out to the Mullins Center and cheer on women's basketball as they take on George Washington.

February 20, 2019
7:00 pm

Mullins Center

Join the Interdepartmental Program in Film Studies at its first screening of the 26th anniversary season of the annual Massachusetts Multicultural Film Festival.

February 20, 2019
7:30 pm

Isenberg School of Management, 137

The Department of Music and Dance presents the Graduate Jazz Composers' Concert, directed by Felipe Salles.

February 20, 2019
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

Come de-stress with Team Postitive Presence and Walk This Way! Make your own loose-leaf tea bags and decorate a free mug that can be used for daily free coffee and tea in the Off Campus Student Center!

February 21, 2019 7:00 pm-8:00 pm
February 22, 2019 1:00 pm-2:00 pm

Bartlett Hall, 103

Come support the Women's Lacrosse Team as they take on Boston College in the home opener at Garber Field. 

February 21, 2019
3:00 pm

Garber Field

While the liberation of Europe in 1945 did not announce the end of antisemitism, Jews, Judaism or Jewishness also acquired positive value in the aftermath of the Shoah.

February 21, 2019
5:00 pm

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

In celebration of Black History Month, students, faculty and staff are invited to dine together and participate in round table facilitated conversations with the purpose of identifying values that strengthen community.  Values identified will assist staff in guiding future programming.

February 21, 2019
5:30 pm-8:00 pm

Campus Center, Amherst Room

Season Ticket Holder Appreciation: Season ticket holders are our most loyal fans and play a key role in our success as a program.

February 21, 2019
7:00 pm

Mullins Center

Quantopia is a multimedia hip hop concert experience about the history and exponential growth of the Internet.

February 21, 2019
7:30 pm

Bowker Auditorium

Kevin Killian, one of the original “New Narrative” writers, has written three novels, Shy (1989), Arctic Summer (1997), and Spreadeagle (2012), a book of memoirs , and three books of stories.  He has also written four books of poetry, most recently Tony Greene Era, from Wonder Books.

February 21, 2019
8:00 pm

Old Chapel, Great Hall

Join us in an early celebration of the 151st birthday of W. E. B. Du Bois. We will be handing out free slices of birthday cake and UMass Press copies of The Souls of Black Folk.

February 22, 2019
9:00 am-11:00 am

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

Dr. Peter Haas will give a talk on the topic "Temporally-Biased Sampling Schemes for Online Model Management."

February 22, 2019
10:30 am-12:00 pm

Isenberg School of Management, N135

The Josephine White Eagle Cultural Center and UMass Native American Student Association have joined forces to bring Annita Lucchesi who will talk about missing and murdered Indigenous women, an underreported problem happening in Canada, the U.S.

February 22, 2019
5:00 pm-10:00 pm

Old Chapel, 2nd Floor

Join UMass Hillel and the Public Higher Education Network of Massachusetts for a FREE Friday night dinner.

February 22, 2019
7:15 pm

Hillel House
In celebration of Black Heritage Month, the Malcolm X Cultural Center is hosting a guided, walking tour to learn about the history of slavery and its impacts locally in Florence (Northampton), Mass.

February 23, 2019
10:00 am-1:00 pm

Haigis Mall

Learn how to properly prune your fruit trees (apples, pears, peaches, etc.). 

February 23, 2019
10:00 am-12:00 pm

Park Hill Orchard
Do you want to learn how to use a bucket as a drum? Learn some cool bucket drumming beats and have fun with I-SHEA.  Best for young ones, but all ages welcome!

February 23, 2019
10:00 am-11:30 am

Old Chapel, Great Hall

Maintaining the focus, passion and energy imperative to achieving your goals and those of the groups you lead can be exhausting! That’s why it’s important to figure out what “self-care” means to you and how you can ensure you’re able to function at your best. 

February 23, 2019
10:00 am-12:00 pm

New Africa House, 203

Come down to the Mullins Center and support Men's Basketball as they take on Saint Joseph's! 

February 23, 2019
2:00 pm

Mullins Center

Join Ruach, UMass Amhest's reform Jewish group, for FREE breakfast and cartoons!

February 24, 2019
11:00 am-12:30 pm

Hillel House

The Department of Music and Dance presents a Guest Artist concert by Pavel Vinnitsky, clarinet with Anna Vinnitsky, piano.

February 24, 2019
3:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

Do you teach a large or online class and would like to get help with adapting or scaling-up inclusive teaching practices that work effectively with smaller groups of students or in face-to-face settings? Indeed, large and online classes provide particular challenges for cultivating an inclusive and supportive learning environment for all students.

February 25, 2019
12:15 pm-1:45 pm

Campus Center, 903

The College of Natural Sciences, in collaboration with the College of Engineering, is pleased to announce The Distinguished Scientist and Engineer Seminar Series of 2019.

February 25, 2019
12:30 pm

Campus Center, 163

The semester has just started and you may have a lot of things to figure out. The kid-friendly study lounge provides you with dedicated time to focus on work while your kids engage in their playroom activities.

February 25, 2019
5:00 pm-7:00 pm

Bartlett Hall, 103

The Department of Music and Dance presents the UMass Amherst Symphony Orchestra under the direction of Morihiko Nakahara.

February 25, 2019
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Concert Hall

The College of Natural Sciences, in collaboration with the College of Engineering, is pleased to announce The Distinguished Scientist and Engineer Seminar Series of 2019.

February 26, 2019
10:00 am

Campus Center, 904

There is no guru who can meet all of your mentoring needs. Come learn how to build a mentoring network that supports for your diverse professional and personal goals. 

February 26, 2019
12:00 pm-2:00 pm

Campus Center, Hadley Room

Donna Taylor, WPI: “Makers” have been around since the beginning of time, but it was not until the early 2000’s when the maker movement began.  Since then, makerspaces, maker fairs and fab labs have evolved, leading to the question, “Is there a place for this in our schools?” 

February 26, 2019
4:00 pm

Hasbrouck Hall, 242

The Department of Music and Dance presents the Inaugural Dance Science Symposium, hosted by Thomas Vancati and organized by Dr. Aston K. McCullough.

February 26, 2019
6:00 pm-8:30 pm

Hasbrouck Hall, 20

Come learn about your constitutional rights and responsibilities asthey relate to interactions with the police in your home, vehicle, and on the street. A co-presentation by the Student Legal Services Office (SLSO) and the UMass Police Department (UMPD).

February 26, 2019
7:00 pm-8:30 pm

Campus Center, 904-08

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

February 26, 2019
7:00 pm

Mullins Center

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

February 27, 2019
11:00 am-3:00 pm

Campus Center Room 163
Join us for short six-minute presentations and discussion about educational research with our Research Fellowship Awardees! 

February 27, 2019
11:00 am-1:00 pm

Furcolo Hall, 102

Lessons from Space Lead Straight Back to Earth: Dr. Cady Coleman uses the compelling background of her space missions to showcase valuable lessons that are essential to solving present and future challenges. 

February 27, 2019
5:00 pm

Commonwealth Honors College, Events Hall

Stephanie Shonekan, professor and chair of the W.E.B. Du Bois Department of Afro-American Studies, will host a discussion about the exhibition Speak To Me Of Rivers.

February 27, 2019
5:00 pm-7:00 pm

University Museum of Contemporary Art, 33

You are invited to a free film screening of the documentary film "Deej" that follows the journey of a nonspeaking young man with autism navigating through high school and college. With its insider view of autism, Deej challenges us all to live inclusion.  

February 27, 2019
5:30 pm-7:30 pm

South College, W245

Come cheer women's basketball in their final regular season home game against Richmond.

February 27, 2019
7:00 pm

Mullins Center

Join the Interdepartmental Program in Film Studies at its second screening of the 26th anniversary season of the annual Massachusetts Multicultural Film Festival.

February 27, 2019
7:30 pm

Isenberg School of Management, 137

The Department of Music and Dance presents a Faculty Concert by Edward Arron, cello featuring Gilles Vonsattel and Jeewon Park, piano and Romie de Guise-Langlois, clarinet.

February 27, 2019
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

Social science genomics is an emerging enterprise that involves using molecular genetic data to address social science questions.

February 28, 2019
2:30 pm-4:00 pm

Commonwealth Honors College, 160E

Dr. Lindsey Swindall and NYC actor Grant Cooper will present a multi-media program based on themes from Dr. Swindall's biography Paul Robeson: A Life of Activism and Art

February 28, 2019
4:00 pm

New Africa House, Theater Room (#03)

Medical interpreting requires great fluency and the ability to interpret in both consecutive and simultaneous modes. 

February 28, 2019
6:00 pm

Integrative Learning Center, N211

The Department of Music and Dance presents the 38th Annual Jazz Showcase, performing the music of Wayne Shorter, one of our greatest living jazz composers.

February 28, 2019
7:30 pm

Bowker Auditorium