Month of March 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

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

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
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

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 9, 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

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)

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 Office, 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

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

Innovative skills-based free workshops open to all UMass students, focused on learning practical tools for coping with stress and anxiety.

February 4—May 3, 2019, weekdays 3:00 pm-4:00 pm
This event does NOT occur on:
March 11—March 15, April 15

Middlesex House

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

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

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

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

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

¿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

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

Members of the campus community are invited to attend one of several open forums on the university’s new information privacy framework and provide critical feedback as a new privacy policy undergoes vetting on campus in 2019.

February 25, 2019 10:00 am-11:00 am
March 18, 2019 2:00 pm-3:00 pm
April 25, 2019 3:00 pm-4:00 pm

Campus Center, 162-75

Born in Chicago and currently living in Western Massachusetts, David Andrews applies his keen eye to an impressive series of drawings.

February 28—March 28, 2019, Wed/Thu/Fri 1:00 pm-5:00 pm
March 4—March 26, 2019, Mon/Tue 1:00 pm-7:00 pm
This event does NOT occur on:
March 11—March 15

Augusta Savage Gallery

The University of Massachusetts Amherst Graduate School is proud to host its 3rd annual Three Minute Thesis (3MT) Competition.

March 1, 2019
1:00 pm-3:00 pm

Campus Center, Auditorium

Latinx American Cultural Center (LACC) hosts Edgardo Miranda-Rodriguez, graphic novelist and creator of "La Borinqueña," a new and exciting comic book series featuring the first Afro-Latina superhero, Marisol Rios De La Luz. 

March 1, 2019
4:30 pm-8:00 pm

Campus Center, 804-08

New Amsterdam Records presents artists whose vision ignores traditional definitions and rules. For this special collaboration with the Fine Arts Center, New Amsterdam will present a double bill of all-saxophone ensemble Battle Trance & percussionists Tigue.

March 1, 2019
8:00 pm

Bowker Auditorium

Participants will conduct actual pruning and gain experience and confidence in pruning and training grapes in order to produce a bountiful crop.

March 2, 2019
10:00 am-12:00 pm

UMass Cold Spring Orchard
The Beehive’s Mesoamerica Resiste! graphic is a vibrant storytelling device that can help educators and activists to engage in these conversations with playfulness, creativity, and true, relatable stories.

March 2, 2019
10:00 am

Northampton Center for the Arts
UMass Amherst and the Mullins Center are proud to announce the 5th annual MullinsLive! Concert featuring Future, Gunna and Ty Dolla $ign.  DJ Kai Kai will provide music when doors open and in between sets.

March 2, 2019
11:00 am

Mullins Center

Come support the Women's Lacrosse team as they take on UConn at Garber Field.

March 2, 2019
1:00 pm

Garber Field

Join us for some fun on the Recreation Center gymnasium courts from 2:30-7pm.

March 2, 2019
2:30 pm-7:00 pm

Recreation Center

Celebrate our senior class as they enter the final stretch of their careers in the maroon and white.

March 2, 2019
8:00 pm

Mullins Center

Angela Zammarelli’s work lives at an intersection of fantasy and reality. By using play in a broad context, she asks how fantastical elements call upon reality to give them meaning, and how observations in reality can slip into the fantastical through certain framing.

March 4—June 1, 2019, weekdays 8:00 am-5:00 pm
March 4—June 1, 2019, Saturdays 9:00 am-12:00 pm
This event does NOT occur on:
May 27

UMassFive College Federal Credit Union
The fair will include LGBTQ+ supportive physical, mental, and sexual health resources; free massages from a licensed massage therapist; therapy dogs; and free, confidential STI testing.

March 4, 2019
12:00 pm-3:00 pm

Recreation Center, by Courtyard Cafe

Linda Smircich and Marta Calás of the Isenberg School of Management speak on “Management, Organization, and Feminist Theory:  Why Then? Why Now?” 

March 4, 2019
12:15 pm-1:15 pm

Thompson Hall, 620

Denying Access: NoDAPL to NoNAPL is a gripping 90-minute documentary chronicling the Water Protectors at Standing Rock and Seneca Territory working to oppose the Dakota Access and Northern Access Pipelines.

March 4, 2019
6:00 pm-8:00 pm

Integrative Learning Center, S140

The Department of Music and Dance presents a Faculty Concert featuring Jonathan Hulting-Cohen, saxophone, and Nadine Shank, piano.

March 4, 2019
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

Prior to applying for a Campus Climate Improvement Grant, prospective grantees must attend an information session. Undergraduate and graduate students, faculty, and staff are encouraged to submit their creative ideas for fostering connection on campus in the upcoming academic year.

March 5, 2019
3:00 pm

Goodell Hall, Bernie Dallas Room

The Center for Latin American, Caribbean and Latinx Studies is pleased to sponsor the panel discussion on the book, "Vernacular Sovereignties Indigenous Women Challenging World Politics." 

March 5, 2019
5:00 pm-7:00 pm

Draper Hall, 227

Join us for the Ethics Speaker Series featuring Roger McNamee, speaking about his newly published  “Zucked: Waking Up to the Facebook Catastrophe.” Light refreshments, with a cash bar, will be served.

March 5, 2019
6:00 pm-8:00 pm

Isenberg School of Management, N145

Get the competitive edge by mastering the Fulbright U.S. Student Program grant application process — for either overseas research or teaching English to non-English speakers. 

March 6, 2019
10:00 am-11:00 am

Commonwealth Honors College, Elm Hall Rm. 224

Come support the Women's Lacrosse team as they take on Marist at Garber Field.

March 6, 2019
3:00 pm

Garber Field

Please join us for an evening with Val Vinokur (Chair of Liberal Arts and Director of Literary Translation, The New School) who will introduce and read from his new book, Relative Genitive (Poets & Traitors Press, 2018).

March 6, 2019
5:30 pm-7:00 pm

Herter Hall, 301

Join the Women of Color Leadership Network as we watch a TV episode about the experiences of people of color in the US.

March 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.

March 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 Richmond! 

March 6, 2019
7:00 pm

Mullins Center

Kodo, the world’s foremost taiko company which has singularly played the most important role in popularizing modern taiko drumming, will present its program "Evolution-Kodo." 

March 6, 2019
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Concert Hall

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

March 6, 2019
7:30 pm

Isenberg School of Management, 137

This talk will focus on general principles and conceptions of justice, and the role these conceptions play in current conflicts between the Peruvian state, industrial corporations, and Indigenous peoples. 

March 7, 2019
12:00 pm-1:15 pm

Furcolo Hall, 101

Please join us to celebrate the launch of the Law & Society Association's tenure at the University of Massachusetts Amherst.

March 7, 2019
12:00 pm-2:00 pm

Old Chapel, Great Hall

Mentoring matters. Yet, because mentoring is rarely taught or recognized, it can be difficult to learn how to mentor effectively. This workshop will provide tips on mentoring effectively and strategies for getting the most out of mentoring relationships. 

March 7, 2019
12:00 pm-1:30 pm

Campus Center, Hadley Room

Memphis, Spring 1968 marked the dramatic climax of the Civil Rights movement. "At the River" I stand skillfully reconstructs the two eventful months that transformed a strike by Memphis sanitation worker into a national conflagration, and disentangles the complex historical forces that came together with the inevitability of tragedy at the death of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

March 7, 2019
12:30 pm

Commonwealth Honors College, Events Hall

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

March 7, 2019
2:00 pm

Integrated Sciences Building, 145, past the first floor elevators

Join us for this special event with Jim Metzner as we celebrate the 30th anniversary of Pulse of the Planet.

March 7, 2019
4:00 pm-6:00 pm

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

In honor of International Women's Day, come celebrate women and non-binary people from around the world.

March 7, 2019
4:00 pm-6:00 pm

New Africa House, 203

 In this new body of work, Grobman aims to bring something into being, disrupt it, and then flirt with its destruction. The boundary of something existing and then not—echoes throughout her paintings.

March 7, 2019
5:00 pm-7:00 pm

Hampden Gallery

Artists on Artists - Join us for a walk-through of the exhibition Xylor Jane: Counterclockwise led by artists Sarah Braman and Sean Greene, who offer their unique perspectives. 

March 7, 2019
6:00 pm

University Museum of Contemporary Art, 33

 A screening of the documentary "River Blue" about the global impacts of the fashion industry, hosted by Rack City Thrift.

March 7, 2019
7:00 pm-9:00 pm

Commonwealth Honors College, 160 East Events Hall

Welcome to the 15th Annual GHA Conference  "The Routes of History: Knowing Pasts, Envisioning Futures." This year's theme seeks to investigate relations across history in community contexts and history as an institutional discipline.

March 8—March 9, 2019

A talk given by Dr. Jurij Paraszczak from IBM Corporate Communications & Corporate Affairs.

March 8, 2019
10:30 am-12:00 pm

Isenberg School of Management, N135

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

March 8, 2019
12:00 pm-1:00 pm

Slobody Building, 301 (3rd floor)

The New England Regional Developer's Summit creates positive and supportive learning opportunities for people who work, or want to work in web and related technology.

March 9—March 10, 2019 8:30 am-6:00 pm

Integrated Sciences Building

Come learn about these fascinating heirloom and modern varieties and the flavor profiles they create as single varietal ciders or complex blends.

March 9, 2019
12:00 pm-2:00 pm

Community Harvest Project Barn
Residence Halls close at 10 a.m. on Saturday, March 9. Most university offices remain open during Spring Break.

March 10—March 17, 2019

All Campus

Come and support your Minutemen Men's Lacrosse team as they take on the Riverhawks of UMass Lowell.

March 12, 2019
3:00 pm

Garber Field

UMass hosts a best of three Hockey East Quarterfinal Series against UNH.

March 15, 2019
7:00 pm

Mullins Center

Wes Autio will present a hands-on workshop on “bench grafting” and “cleft grafting” of apple trees.

March 16, 2019
10:00 am-2:00 pm

UMass Cold Spring Orchard
UMass hosts a best of three Hockey East Quarterfinal series against UNH.

March 16, 2019
7:00 pm

Mullins Center

Come support the UMass Minutemen Men's Lacrosse team as they take on Utah! 

March 17, 2019
12:00 pm

Garber Field

5th Annual Five College NAIS Symposium:  Survivance Stories: Indigenous Struggle, Resistance, and Innovation

March 28—March 29, 2019

Hampshire College and Amherst College
 Get the competitive edge by mastering the Fulbright U.S. Student Program grant application process — for either overseas research or teaching English to non-English speakers. 

March 18, 2019
2:30 pm-3:30 pm

Commonwealth Honors College, Elm Hall Rm. 214

This PUBLIC Inter-tribal, International Forum follows a weekend of private meetings of Native leaders from throughout the hemisphere.

March 18, 2019
6:30 pm-8:30 pm

Goodell Hall, Bernie Dallas Room

Join us for a talk about gun violence awareness.

March 18, 2019
7:00 pm

Integrative Learning Center, s240

Please join the Muslim Student Association for a remembrance for the martyrs of the Christchurch, New Zealand shootings.

March 18, 2019
7:00 pm

Commonwealth Honors College, Events Hall West Wing

"Reflecting on the Positive Past: Effects on Stress and Decision Making."

March 19, 2019
12:30 pm-2:00 pm

Life Science Laboratories, S330

Professor Aileen Dillane (University of Limerick) is a world-renowned ethnomusicologist, Irish music specialist, and popular music scholar.

March 19, 2019
4:00 pm-5:00 pm

South College, E470

Last August, UMass Amherst was awarded a coveted ADVANCE Institutional Transformation grant that aims to develop systemic and sustainable approaches to advance gender equity (including dynamics at the intersection of race and gender) and promote gender equity in ways that involve all faculty through a focus on Collaboration and Equity. 

March 19, 2019
4:00 pm-6:00 pm

Life Science Laboratories, S330-340

The View from Washington DC: A Conversation with Congressman Richard Neal. Brought to you by the Office of the Chancellor, College of Social and Behavioral Sciences and the School of Public Policy.

March 19, 2019
4:30 pm

Old Chapel, Great Hall

A panel discussion of the new book, "The Holocaust and the Nakba: A New Grammar of Trauma and History", edited by Bashir Bashir and Amos Goldberg, in which leading Arab and Jewish intellectuals examine how and why the Holocaust and the Nakba are interlinked without blurring fundamental difference between them.

March 19, 2019
5:00 pm

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

Did you know that women on average are paid only $.80 for every dollar a man is paid in the U.S. and that the wage gap grows even more for women of color? Join this workshop to learn more about the gender pay gap, gain confidence in negotiating your best possible salary as you enter the job market and learn to advocate for your value.

March 19, 2019
6:00 pm-8:00 pm

New Africa House, 203

Come make hamentashen cookies just in time for Purim! Take some home and the rest will be sold to raise money for the UMass food pantry!

March 19, 2019
7:00 pm

Hillel House

The Department of Music and Dance presents the Symphony Band, conducted by Jared Bloch and coordinated by Matthew Westgate, director of wind studies at UMass Amherst.

March 19, 2019
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Concert Hall

View the sunrise and sunset on the spring equinox among the standing stones of the UMass Amherst Sunwheel at 6:45 a.m. and 6 p.m. 

March 20, 2019

Sunwheel

Take a step toward your future and join us for this two day event. Meet alumni, make lasting professional connections and define your own path into a successful career. 

March 20, 2019 6:00 pm-8:00 pm
March 21, 2019 10:00 am-5:30 pm

Campus Center

Get the competitive edge by mastering the Fulbright U.S. Student Program grant application process — for either overseas research or teaching English to non-English speakers.

March 20, 2019
10:10 am-11:00 am

Commonwealth Honors College, Elm Hall Rm. 224

Come save a life (or three) and donate blood! UMass Hillel is proud to sponsor a Red Cross Blood Drive.

March 20, 2019
10:45 am-4:00 pm

Campus Center, 163

Beginning your search for off-campus housing? Stop by the housing fair.

March 20, 2019
11:00 am-3:00 pm

Campus Center, Concourse

Time is a limited resource and managing it well is a continuous struggle pre- and post- tenure. Learn how to prioritize your time and use strategies to make the most of the time you have. 

March 20, 2019
12:00 pm-2:00 pm

Campus Center, 803

Nanoscale materials enable unique opportunities at the interface between the physical and life sciences, for example, by integrating electronic devices with cells and/or tissue to make possible bidirectional communication at the length scales relevant to biological function.

March 20, 2019
4:00 pm-5:00 pm

Morrill Science Center, 222

Join us to hear Professor Phillip Sinitiere deliver a talk entitled, 'Sojourning Through the South: W. E. B. Du Bois and Prairie View State College'. A reception with drinks and light refreshments will follow. 

March 20, 2019
4:00 pm-6:00 pm

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

Since the 2016 election cycle, we have all become aware that social media, and the wide variety of clickbait information that circulates there, have become powerful forces in national politics.

March 20, 2019
4:00 pm-5:30 pm

Goodell Hall, Bernie Dallas Room

Participate in Connections in Color to find your UMass Voice.  This group engages in conversation regarding academic and social pressures of being a student of color at UMass

March 20, 2019
5:00 pm-6:20 pm

Wilder Hall, 102

The UMCA’s Twelfth Annual Curatorial Fellowship Exhibition, What’s So Funny? How Humor Makes Us Think, explores how humor may be used to provoke serious conversations on topics surrounding the political, social, and sexual climate of our world.

March 20, 2019
5:30 pm-7:00 pm

University Museum of Contemporary Art, 33

I Am Not Your Negro envisions the book James Baldwin never finished, a radical narration about race in America, using the writer’s original words, as read by actor Samuel L. Jackson.  The film draws upon Baldwin’s notes on the lives and assasinations of Medgar Evers, Malcolm X and Martin Luther King, Jr.  to explore and present a fresh and radical perspective to the current racial narrative in America.

March 20, 2019
6:00 pm-9:00 pm

Malcolm X Cultural Center

The Department of Music and Dance presents a Guest Artist Concert by Kris Danielsen, trombone, with faculty pianist Nikki Stoia.

March 20, 2019
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

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

March 20, 2019
7:30 pm

Isenberg School of Management, 137

The University Museum of Contemporary Art presents its Twelfth Annual Curatorial Fellowship Exhibition, What’s So Funny? How Humor Makes Us Think. 

March 21—April 26, 2019, Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri 11:00 am-4:30 pm
March 23—April 28, 2019, weekends 2:00 pm-5:00 pm
April 4, 2019 11:00 am-8:00 pm

University Museum of Contemporary Art, 33

Play development is the heart of American theater, and UMass New Play Lab is our contribution to keeping that heartbeat strong. 

March 21—March 23, 2019 7:30 pm
March 28—March 30, 2019 7:30 pm
March 23—March 30, 2019, Sundays 2:00 pm

Rand Theater

Paul Pfeiffer's internationally acclaimed work employs video, installation and sculpture to manipulate mass media and "dissect the role it plays in shaping consciousness."

March 21, 2019
4:00 pm

Olver Design Building, 170

Michelle Cardinal is a 1989 UMass graduate in Communication and Founder & CEO of the R2C Group, one of the largest independent advertising agencies in the country.

March 21, 2019
4:00 pm

Integrative Learning Center, 3rd Floor, Communication Hub

Please join the Economics Department for the 4th Annual Samuel Bowles Lecture to be presented by Amit Bhaduri. 

March 21, 2019
4:00 pm

Gordon Hall, 3rd Floor Conference Room

A reading and discussion with trans writers Samual Ace, Cameron Awkward-Rich, Joy Ladin, and Andrea Lawlor.

March 21, 2019
7:00 pm-8:30 pm

Goodell Hall, Bernie Dallas Rm

A talk given by Dr. Thiago Serra, a visiting research scientist from Mitsubishi Electric Research Labs.

March 22, 2019
10:30 am-12:00 pm

Isenberg School of Management, N135

This workshop is offered as part of the ADVANCE Institutional Transformation grant awarded to UMass that aims to develop systemic and sustainable approaches to advance gender equity (including dynamics at the intersection of race and gender) and promote gender equity in ways that involve all faculty through a focus on Collaboration and Equity. 

March 22, 2019
12:00 pm-1:30 pm

Integrative Learning Center, N451

Learn about applying for the Harry S. Truman Scholarship — awarding up to $30,000 to juniors or 3rd-year students with a senior standing, and are pursuing graduate studies in public service-related fields.

March 22, 2019
12:00 pm-1:00 pm

Commonwealth Honors College, 301, 3rd floor

The increasing power of streaming services as intermediaries to music and television content brings with it the increasing penetration of tech companies into the realm of culture.

March 22, 2019
2:00 pm-3:00 pm

Integrative Learning Center, Comm Hub

Do you love sitting in a café engaged in a great conversation? We invite you to a session that we will spend in rotating table conversations around questions that matter:

March 22, 2019
2:30 pm-4:00 pm

Campus Center, 903

This co-curricular activity will engage students, faculty and members of the Five College community in the celebration of the ancestral art of Afro-diasporic braiding.

March 22, 2019
5:00 pm-9:00 pm

Malcolm X Cultural Center

The UMass Minutemen face Boston College in a Hockey East Semifnal game. 

March 22, 2019
7:30 pm

TD Garden
The Department of Music and Dance presents the Wind Ensemble under the direction of Matthew Westgate, featuring guest conductor Reed Chamberlin.

March 22, 2019
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Concert Hall

Come support the UMass Minutemen Men's Lacrosse team as they take on Brown.

March 23, 2019
1:00 pm

Garber Field

Come support the Women's Lacrosse team as they take on VCU in this A10 Conference matchup at Garber Field.

March 24, 2019
1:00 pm

Garber Field

WWE is returning to the Mullins Center with WWE LIVE ROAD TO WRESTLEMANIA! Experience the live action thrill up close and in person as WWE makes one of its final stops in Amherst before Wrestlemania 35.

March 24, 2019
7:00 pm

Mullins Center

The UMass Comedy League presents its biggest event of the year: The 23rd Annual Comedy Jam.

March 29—March 30, 2019 7:00 pm-9:00 pm

Herter Hall, 231

Come into the Off Campus Student Center in Bartlett 103 and get a free headshot taken for your Linkedin or other professional profiles! 

March 25, 2019
12:00 pm-3:00 pm

Bartlett Hall, 103

Learn about applying for postgraduate nationally competitive scholarships that bring students to research arenas and universities in the British Isles and Ireland.

March 25, 2019
2:00 pm-3:00 pm

Commonwealth Honors College, 301, 3rd floor

Visual displays of empirical information are too often thought to be just compact summaries that, at their best, can clarify a muddled situation. This is partially true, as far as it goes, but it omits the magic.

March 25, 2019
2:30 pm-3:45 pm

Furcolo Hall, W201

George Church, professor of genetics at Harvard Medical School, will present the 2019 Kaulenas Lecture on "Multiplexing Technologies for Virology, Immunology & Developmental Biology."

March 25, 2019
4:00 pm

Integrative Learning Center, S331

 

March 25, 2019
4:00 pm

Life Science Laboratories, S330

For their Cultural Appreciation series, the Josephine White Eagle Cultural Center will demonstrate how to create a moccasin. Come and learn the significance of traditional moccasins and learn how to make your own pair! 

March 25, 2019
6:00 pm-9:00 pm

Josephine White Eagle Cultural Center

The Department of Music and Dance presents a Guest Artist Concert by SoundMind Ensemble, including UMass faculty member Rémy Taghavi, bassoon.

March 25, 2019
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

Diversity Lunch Talk: Developing a Teaching Development Course for Graduate TAs/TOs 

March 26, 2019
11:30 am-1:00 pm

Campus Center, 805-09

Three-session workshop for students who have experienced dysfunction in their families due to substance abuse or addiction.

March 26—April 9, 2019, Tuesdays 12:00 pm-1:15 pm

Middlesex House

In this seminar, Dr. Chance Lewis (University of North Carolina, Charlotte | College of Education) provides a new framework to recruit African American males into teacher education programs in a similar fashion as they are recruited to play major collegiate sports. 

March 26, 2019
3:30 pm-5:00 pm

Furcolo Hall, 101

Johannes Berendt, Postdoctoral Research Associate and Professor Sebastian Uhrich works at the Institute of Sport Economics and Sport Management at the German Sport University Cologne.

March 26, 2019
4:00 pm-5:30 pm

Tobin Hall, 423

The displacement of  population, be it small towns, Tribes or communities within cities does not have to follow old models of urban renewal and gentrification or even some of the trendier models for the well healed. 

March 26, 2019
4:00 pm-5:30 pm

Integrative Learning Center, S131

Curran, Berger & Kludt Immigration Law Firm will join Ken Reade from the UMass International Programs Office to discuss a variety of immigration topics, including employment-based visas, permanent residency, and green cards. Open to all international students, scholars and postdocs. 

March 26, 2019
5:00 pm-7:00 pm

Life Science Laboratories, S330-340

Ultramoderne is an award-winning architecture and design firm located in Providence, Rhode Island. Led by co-principals Aaron Forrest and Yasmin Vobis, the office is committed to creating architecture and public spaces that are at once modern, playful, and generous.

March 26, 2019
5:30 pm

Olver Design Building

Join alumni and friends for a thought-provoking discussion on immigration reform.

March 26, 2019
6:00 pm-8:00 pm

The University of Massachusetts Club
As Venezuela confronts a grave economic crisis, the Trump administration has responded by imposing harsh sanctions, threatening war, and supporting a right-wing coup attempt.

March 26, 2019
6:30 pm-8:00 pm

Integrative Learning Center, N151

From blues and jazz to rock and roll and on to hip hop, when it comes to understanding the power of black artists in the American musical landscape, there is certainly no shortage of icons from which to choose.

March 26, 2019
7:00 pm-9:00 pm

Malcolm X Cultural Center

Dr. Trasande will speak for about 20 - 25 minutes then open the floor to discuss the issues of environmental chemicals, human health and the cost of inaction.

March 26, 2019
7:00 pm-8:30 pm

Integrated Sciences Building, 221

The Department of Music and Dance presents a Guest Artist Concert by Feathery Jazz Quartet, with alumna Lena Bloch ('06 MM) as leader.

March 26, 2019
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

Walk in and get tested for sexually transmitted infections (STIs) and HIV.

March 27, 2019
11:00 am-3:00 pm

Campus Center, 163

Interested in learning more about how you can study public relations at UMass? At the info session, meet Jennie Donohue, director of our PR curriculum, and advisor Beth Wallace to learn more about how you can get on track to studying PR.

March 27, 2019
12:00 pm-1:00 pm

Integrative Learning Center, S414

Get the competitive edge by mastering the Fulbright U.S. Student Program grant application process — for either overseas research or teaching English to non-English speakers. 

March 27, 2019
12:20 pm-1:10 pm

Commonwealth Honors College, Elm Hall Rm. 214

Erinn Knyt, Associate Professor of Music History at UMass Amherst.  "Ferruccio Busoni and the Boston Symphony Orchestra"

March 27, 2019
12:20 pm

Fine Arts Center, 365

Come to the Latinx American Cultural Center to participate in a conversation/discussion about their music covering Afro-Cuban  jazz roots, musical history, cultural traditions  and heritage.  

March 27, 2019
1:30 pm-3:30 pm

Latin American Cultural Center

Come join us for an exciting keynote presentation by Dr. T Colin Campbell: "The Science of Nutrition, After Some Upgrading, Needs Some Serious Recognition."

March 27, 2019
4:00 pm-7:00 pm

Campus Center, Auditorium

Property developers reap a return sometimes called "development gain," which is over and above the ordinary rate of profit.

March 27, 2019
4:00 pm

Old Chapel, Great Hall

Titled “Interpreted Interviews with Traumatized Children,” Lisa Aronson Fontes, senior lecture at University Without Walls and author of Interviewing Clients Across Cultures, will discuss the key role interpreters play in conversations with children victims of traumatic events.

March 27, 2019
5:00 pm

Integrative Learning Center, N101

The Department of Nutrition will host its 31st Annual Virginia A. Beal Lecture. This year, the department welcomes internationally renowned nutritionist and bestselling author Dr. T. Colin Campbell.

March 27, 2019
5:30 pm-7:00 pm

Campus Center, Auditorium

Foundations of Inclusion; Spring 2019 Speaker Series: Jeff Chang - We Gon' Be Alright

March 27, 2019
6:00 pm

Commonwealth Honors College, CHC Events Hall

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

March 27, 2019
7:30 pm

Isenberg School of Management, 137

The Ying Quartet occupies a position of unique prominence in the classical music world, combining brilliantly communicative performances with a fearlessly imaginative view of chamber music in today’s world.

March 27, 2019
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Concert Hall

Join nurses, engineers, other scientists, and entrepreneurs to discuss the state of the science in the self-management of activity, sleep, and fatigue using technology.

March 28, 2019
8:00 am-4:30 pm

Life Science Laboratories, Conference Center

CRM 30 Years Later: How the landmark project “Dealing with Change in the Connecticut River Valley” became an agent of change.

March 28, 2019
3:30 pm-6:30 pm

Olver Design Building, 170

Presentation by Amy Halliday, Gallery Director of the Hampshire College Art Gallery. 

March 28, 2019
4:00 pm-6:00 pm

Arthur F. Kinney Center for Interdisciplinary Renaissance Studies
Building Bridges individuals to fill out a card to be included in the exhibit and answer the questions: “What differences do you want to bridge and/or connect, and how can we accomplish this goal?”

March 28, 2019
4:00 pm-6:00 pm

Campus Center, Concourse

The campus community is invited to attend an open forum with the second finalist in the search for a new dean of the School of Public Health and Health Sciences. 

March 28, 2019
4:00 pm

Campus Center, 805-809

Mara Prentiss, Mallinckrodt Professor of Physics at Harvard University, will present a talk titled, "Energy Revolution: The Physics and Promise of Efficient Technology." 

March 28, 2019
4:00 pm

Gordon Hall, 302-304

This capstone event is a participatory forum to “plug in” and contribute to collective visions right here in western Massachusetts.

March 28, 2019
4:30 pm

Holyoke City Hall Ballroom
America in Transition consists of three short documentaries (20 minutes each) examining the lives and experiences of trans people of color in the U.S.

March 28, 2019
7:00 pm-8:30 pm

Goodell Hall, Bernie Dallas Rm

This event has been canceled.

March 28, 2019
7:30 pm

Grammy® winning singer-songwriter and one of the most successful Christian touring artists, Chris Tomlin, is bringing his Holy Roar Tour to the Mullins Center.

March 28, 2019
7:30 pm

Mullins Center

Born in Toronto, Jane Bunnett has devoted much of her professional life to the rich music of Cuba. Her latest project, Maqueque (“the spirit of a young girl”), pairs the gifted soprano saxophonist and flutist with some of Cuba’s most accomplished young female musicians.

March 28, 2019
8:00 pm

Bowker Auditorium

After the champagne toasts, reality sets in and successfully funded PIs need to consider re-budgeting in the face of cuts and unexpected expenses. The first time through can be daunting. Join us for a workshop in which Catrine Tudor-Locke and Dhandapani Venkataraman (DV) break it down for you!  

March 29, 2019
9:00 am-10:30 am

Life Science Laboratories, S330

This session introduces you to three major scholarships for teaching, study, research, and professional development in Asia — the Luce, Schwarzman, and Fulbright scholarships.

March 29, 2019
10:00 am-11:00 am

Commonwealth Honors College, 301, 3rd floor

Come cheer on your regular season Hockey East champions as they take on Harvard in the Northeast Regional Round. 

March 29, 2019
12:00 pm-6:00 pm

Central Ale House
The PERI Program on Gender and Care Work and the UMass Institute for Social Science Research present, "Quantifying Care: International Perspectives and Policy Implications."

March 29, 2019
2:00 pm

Gordon Hall, 302-304

Come support the Women's Lacrosse team as they take on George Mason in this A10 matchup at Garber Field.

March 29, 2019
3:00 pm

Garber Field

Mount Holyoke College hosts the Five College Jazz Festival, a celebration of jazz music from the Five Colleges, featuring UMass' Jazz Ensemble I, Chapel Jazz, Vocal Jazz, Jazz Lab and Chamber Jazz Ensembles.

March 29, 2019
3:00 pm-10:00 pm

Mount Holyoke College
Organized by UMass Saxophone Studio professors Jonathan Hulting-Cohen and Felipe Salles, the Festival features concerts and interactive clinics by Salles (jazz), Hulting-Cohen (classical), Claire Daly (jazz), and Connie Frigo (classical), plus the annual competitions for high school saxophone students.

March 30, 2019
8:30 am-8:30 pm

Fine Arts Center, Music Wing

Come learn the basics for pruning blueberries for your home landscape.  Participants will get some hands-on pruning lessons. 

March 30, 2019
10:00 am-12:00 pm

Tougas Family Farm
Together we will explore Body and Brain Balancing through YogaPlay for our children and the child in all of us.

March 30, 2019
10:00 am-12:00 pm

Commonwealth Honors College, CHC Event Hall160 West

FalCon is the Libraries' first-ever multi-genre, miniature comic convention intended to showcase Library and University resources, offer networking opportunities, and create an enjoyable engagement event for the UMass Amherst community.

March 30, 2019
10:00 am-2:00 pm

Library, W.E.B. Du Bois

The 2019 Social Innovation Conference is a full day event curated by the Social Entrepreneurship Club.

March 30, 2019
10:30 am-5:30 pm

Isenberg School of Management, Flavin, Learning Commons

Come support the UMass Minutemen Men's Lacrosse team as they take on Drexel in this CAA conference match-up.

March 30, 2019
1:00 pm

Garber Field

The UMass Amherst Department of Communication Disorders will host a concert of art song and piano music with works by Vaughan Williams, Mendehlsson, Ravel, Beethoven, and Ives.

March 30, 2019
1:00 pm-2:15 pm

The Northampton Center for the Arts
Please join us for the Interfaith Community Service & Dialogue sponsored by the Office of Religious and Spiritual Life in partnership with Pioneer Valley Habitat For Humanity.

March 31, 2019
10:30 am-6:00 pm

Wilder Hall, 101

Come support the Women's Lacrosse team as they take on Saint Joe's in this A10 Conference matchup at Garber Field.

March 31, 2019
1:00 pm

Garber Field