Month of April 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

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 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, 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

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

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

¿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

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

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 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

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

Professor Elizabeth Evans of the UMass Amherst School of Public Health and Health Sciences speaks on “Addressing Opioid Use Disorders among Criminally Involved Adults."

April 1, 2019
12:15 pm-1:15 pm

Thompson Hall, 620

Distinguished Scientist & Engineer Seminar Series: Chesapeake Bay’s ‘forgotten’ Anacostia River: Eutrophication and nutrient reduction measures

April 1, 2019
12:20 pm-1:30 pm

Life Science Laboratories, S330-340

The University Museum of Contemporary Art (UMCA) is pleased to present Art + Math =, an afternoon Symposium in conjunction with a yearlong series of exhibitions about the intersection of art and math, including: Xylor Jane Counterclockwise; Terry Winters: Facts and Fictions;  The Concinnitas Portfolio, curated by Daniel Rockmore; and Pau Atela’s (Re)Creations and MathStudio.

April 1, 2019
1:00 pm-5:30 pm

Olver Design Building, 170

Don't be daunted by the blank page. Learn how to write an effective, compelling, and competitive personal statement for your national scholarship application.

April 1, 2019
2:00 pm-3:00 pm

Commonwealth Honors College, 301, 3rd floor

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

April 1, 2019
4:00 pm

Life Science Laboratories, S340

Jane Tylus is Andrew Downey Orrick Professor of Italian and Comparative Literature at Yale, where she also has a teaching appointment in the Divinity School.

April 1, 2019
5:00 pm

South College, E470

A number of investors will share their stories of what they look for in businesses they fund.

April 1, 2019
6:00 pm-8:00 pm

Old Chapel, Great Hall

This two-hour workshop aims to provide an introduction to key conflict resolution concepts and skills useful in the face of challenges frequently faced by leaders.

April 1, 2019
7:00 pm-9:00 pm

New Africa House, 203

Performances by brass chamber ensembles.

April 1, 2019
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

The School of Public Health and Health Sciences will hold its 22nd Annual Research Day on Tuesday, April 2. The School holds this event annually as an opportunity for faculty, staff, and students within the School and across the university, along with interested members from our community, to learn more about the research, instruction and outreach conducted by its students.

April 2, 2019
2:00 pm-5:00 pm

Campus Center, Auditorium

This two-part workshop will help participants understand the concepts of implicit bias, microaggressions, and stereotype threat, how these can manifest, and how they impact learning environments. Participants will also explore strategies to effectively respond to microaggressions. Part 1 Location: Campus Center 805-09Part 2 Location: Campus Center 804-08

April 2, 2019 2:30 pm-4:00 pm
April 9, 2019 2:30 pm-4:00 pm

Campus Center, 805-09

One of the greatest American screenwriters, Ben Hecht was a renaissance man of dazzling sorts—reporter, novelist, playwright, crusader for the imperiled Jews of Hitler’s Europe, and propagandist for pre-1948 Palestine’s Jewish terrorist underground.

April 2, 2019
4:00 pm

Integrative Learning Center, S131

Deafness in the classroom – Two perspectives from both sides of the desk. Michele Cooke (Geosciences) and Ana Caicedo (Biology).

April 2, 2019
4:00 pm

Hasbrouck Hall, 242

The English Department is proud to announce the 23rd Annual Sidney Kaplan Memorial Lecture.

April 2, 2019
4:30 pm-7:00 pm

Goodell Hall, Bernie Dallas Room

The Student Alliance for Israel, UMass Democrats, and UMass Republicans are bringing former Ambassador Dennis Ross to talk about his knowledge and work on the peace processes in the Middle East.

April 2, 2019
7:00 pm-8:30 pm

Integrative Learning Center, N151

On Equal Pay Day, participate in our webinar on salary negotiation strategies for women to expand your knowledge about the gender pay gap and how you can improve your earning potential. Learn proven techniques that you can put into action to navigate the entire salary negotiation process and achieve results.

April 2, 2019
7:00 pm-8:00 pm

Online

The Art + Math = symposium (April 1) will end with a free, public music performance on Tuesday, April 2 — Art + Math = Music — featuring UMass Department of Music and Dance faculty percussionist Ayano Kataoka and electronic artist Jazer Giles, at 7:30 p.m.

April 2, 2019
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo, or "The Trocks," have taken a playful approach to classical ballet since 1974.

April 2, 2019
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Concert Hall

Don't be daunted by the blank page. Learn how to write an effective, compelling, and competitive personal statement for your national scholarship application.

April 3, 2019
10:00 am-11:00 am

Commonwealth Honors College, 301, 3rd floor

We Bring Our Lares With Us:The works in We Bring Our Lares With Us illustrate the connections between time, place, and memory, and, through our embodied experiences with each, we can then perceive a merging of past, present, future.

April 4—April 12, 2019, weekdays 11:00 am-4:00 pm
April 7—April 14, 2019, Sundays 1:00 pm-4:00 pm

Herter Art Gallery

Learn about and receive support for RefWorks.

April 3, 2019 12:00 pm-1:30 pm
April 3, 2019 5:30 pm-7:00 pm

Science and Engineering Library, Floor 3 Conference Room

Please join the UMass Amherst Libraries for our spring Concerts in the Courtyard.

April 3, 2019 12:00 pm-1:00 pm
April 23, 2019 12:00 pm-1:00 pm

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

Neuroscience & Behavior Seminar: "Inspiration for soft robotics from cephalods" 

April 3, 2019
4:00 pm-5:00 pm

Morrill Science Center, 222

Join Matt Yglesias for a talk about the changing politics of housing policy, along with a Q&A about the broader policy and political landscape he covers as a senior correspondent for Vox.

April 3, 2019
4:00 pm-5:30 pm

Integrative Learning Center, N301

Scott Jordan of Civitas Inc., will speak on "Forgotten Spaces to Community Places."

April 3, 2019
4:30 pm-5:30 pm

Olver Design Building, 170

How does the study abroad experience shape global careers? Listen and engage with a panel of professionals as they share how they’ve integrated their own study abroad with their careers.

April 3, 2019
5:00 pm-6:30 pm

Commonwealth Honors College, Events Hall

A panel of faculty from on and off campus will reflect on the consequences of dehumanization and the ways in which it can make Muslims vulnerable to violent attacks. This Teach-in will provide the context we need to understand the world around us and the importance of a commitment to fight hate and intolerance in all forms.

April 3, 2019
5:00 pm

Goodell Hall, Bernie Dallas Room

Join the Women of Color Leadership Network as we decorate flower pots and plant seeds to celebrate the commencement of spring.

April 3, 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.

April 3, 2019
6:00 pm-8:00 pm

Stonewall Center, Crampton Hall

The W.E.B. Du Bois Department of Afro-American Studies and the  W.E.B. Du Bois Center invite you to a screening of the new documentary, "Fanon Yesterday, Today," followed by a conversation with the visiting film director Hassan Mezine. 

April 3, 2019
7:00 pm-9:00 pm

Integrative Learning Center, S211

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

April 3, 2019
7:30 pm

Isenberg School of Management, 137

The Department of Music and Dance presents the All-University Orchestra, conducted by Morihiko Nakahara.

April 3, 2019
7:30 pm

Grace Church
The UMass Amherst School of Public Health and Health Sciences presents the next event in the Dean's Symposia Series: "A Conversation in the Community: A Public Health Approach to Suicide Prevention." 

April 4, 2019
9:30 am-11:30 am

Old Chapel

Join Chancellor Kumble R. Subbaswamy and Dean Tricia Serio of the College of Natural Sciences at the ribbon cutting ceremony for the Physical Sciences Building and West Experiment Station.

April 4, 2019
10:30 am

Physical Sciences Building, Outside on lawn

The UMass Amherst Libraries invite you to join us in celebrating this year's Edible Book Festival.

April 4, 2019
12:00 pm

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

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

April 4, 2019
2:00 pm

Integrated Sciences Building, 145, past the first floor elevators

SES and Farm to Institution New England are partnering to present the 2019 Food Systems Career Networking Event. This event is a unique opportunity for undergraduate and graduate students from UMass and other universities to connect with professionals working across the food system.

April 4, 2019
2:00 pm-4:00 pm

Campus Center

Created through interviews with the citizens of Reading, PA, Lynn Nottage’s Pulitzer Prize-winning Sweat deftly and unflinchingly examines the complicated ways race, class, and gender intersect in a struggling factory town.

April 4—April 6, 2019 7:30 pm
April 11—April 13, 2019 7:30 pm
April 6—April 13, 2019, Sundays 2:00 pm

Curtain Theater

In this era of Twitter, TED and TV, learn to pitch yourself in a pithy and powerful new way. Conducted by Emmy Award winner and UMass alumna Heidi Berenson. 

April 4, 2019
4:00 pm-5:30 pm

Integrative Learning Center, Communication Hub

At a Building Bridges pop-up session, individuals will 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?”

April 4, 2019
4:00 pm-6:00 pm

Integrative Learning Center, Lobby

Toxic Ivory Towers is the first book to take a look at the institutional factors impacting the ability of underrepresented minority faculty to be successful at their jobs, and to flourish in academia. In this public lecture, Dr. Ruth Zambrana will address topics covered in her book.

April 4, 2019
4:00 pm

Integrative Learning Center, S131

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

April 4, 2019
4:00 pm-5:00 pm

Arnold House, 136

Please join the Social Thought and Political Economy Program for a lecture with Silvia Federici.

April 4, 2019
5:00 pm-7:00 pm

Goodell Hall, Bernie Dallas

A celebration and presentation of the Undergraduate Sustainability Research Awards.  Join us for a special sustainability event with Abrah Dresdale, author of Regenerative Design for Change Makers: A Social Permaculture Guidebook. 

April 4, 2019
5:00 pm-7:00 pm

Science and Engineering Library

Join alumni and friends of the UMass Amherst College of Nursing for an evening of networking at Centro Restaurant and Lounge.

April 4, 2019
5:00 pm-6:30 pm

Centro Restaurant and Lounge - Omni Hotel Providence
Bring your family and friends to join UMass alumni for an evening of Major League Baseball as the Atlanta Braves take on the Chicago Cubs at SunTrust Park.

April 4, 2019
5:30 pm

Terrapin Taproom
Antoine Picon is the G. Ware Travelstead Professor of the History of Architecture and Technology and Director of Research at the GSD. He teaches courses in the history and theory of architecture and technology.

April 4, 2019
5:30 pm

Olver Design Building

Tex-Mex is a good platform to examine the distinction between cultural appropriation and appreciation.

April 4, 2019
6:00 pm-8:00 pm

Latin American Cultural Center

Foundations of Inclusion; Spring 2019 Speaker Series:  Carrie Goldberg - Fighting for Victims' Rights: #MeToo, Harrassment, Accountability, and the Weaponization of Tech.

April 4, 2019
6:00 pm

Commonwealth Honors College, CHC Events Hall

Word! A Five College Festival of staged readings (of recently written short plays or excerpts from them) builds on a highly successful model originated by the University’s New World Theater.

April 4, 2019
7:00 pm

New Africa House, 03

The Department of Music and Dance presents the UMass Percussion Ensemble, coordinated by Sandbox Percussion.

April 4, 2019
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Concert Hall

How well do you know the Learning Commons? Join us for a crash course in learning the ins, outs, workarounds, and secrets of one of the most popular places on campus.

April 5, 2019
1:30 pm-2:30 pm

Library, W.E.B. Du Bois, Ask Us Desk

Lee Dugatkin from the Department of Biology, University of Louisville, Lousville Kentucky will be presenting the spring Sinauer Associates/OUP Distinguished Scientist Lecture.

April 5, 2019
4:00 pm-5:15 pm

Integrative Learning Center, S331

This event has been postponed until Fall 2019.

April 5, 2019
7:30 pm

The Department of Music and Dance presents the 21st Annual High School Jazz Festival under the coordination of Thomas Giampietro and featuring Wycliffe Gordan, guest adjudicator.

April 6, 2019
8:00 am

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

The Livestock Classic has been canceled for this year.

April 6, 2019
9:00 am-4:00 pm

Hadley Farm

No one is perfect all of the time- even when placed in a leadership position and expected to make tough and significant decisions.  Join this session to understand the way that you process feedback and learn strategies to make the most of the feedback that you receive to achieve your goals.

April 6, 2019
10:00 am-12:00 pm

New Africa House, 203

Topics covered will include: the basics of planting fruit trees including site selection, choice of variety and rootstock, planting best practices, tree training and pruning, fertilization and ongoing fruit tree care.  (In-depth pest management will be covered in the afternoon session.) 

April 6, 2019
10:00 am-12:00 pm

Red Apple Farm
Join us for a morning of Bomba, one of the traditional musical styles of Puerto Rico. 

April 6, 2019
10:00 am-11:30 am

Furcolo Hall, 102

UMass Dining has raised over $39,000 for the Survival Center over the course of the last few years thanks to your help, and our goal is to raise more than $7,000 this year! Register today and help UMass Dining and the ASC reach our goal to help our neighbors in need.

April 6, 2019
11:00 am

Southwest Residential Area

Learn the basics of pest and disease identification and Integrated Pest Management (IPM) in the home orchard. Hands-on, scouting, monitoring, placement of traps, etc., will be covered.

April 6, 2019
1:00 pm-3:00 pm

Red Apple Farm
Join UMass Press for a group reading to celebrate the publication of "Behind the Stars, More Stars: The Tagus/Disquiet Collection of New Luso-American Writing," edited by Christopher Larkosh & Oona Patrick and published by Tagus Press.

April 6, 2019
7:00 pm-8:30 pm

Amherst Books
Wycliffe Gordon’s award-winning talent on trombone, slide trumpet, and other brass instruments is simply astonishing.

April 6, 2019
8:00 pm

Fine Arts Center Concert Hall

Screenings in the Old Chapel of three films that will be introduced and discussed by Dr. Judith Weisenfeld, author of Hollywood Be Thy Name: African American Relgion in American Film, 1929-1949 (2007), followed by a public lecture on her award winning book, New World A-Coming: Black Religion and Racial Identity During the Great Migration (2016).

April 7—April 8, 2019

Old Chapel

Join Ruach (Reform Jewish group on campus) for one last bagel brunch this semester.

April 7, 2019
12:00 pm-2:00 pm

Hillel House

The Original Harlem Globetrotters are making a stop at the Mullins Center for their action-packed tour.

April 7, 2019
2:00 pm

Mullins Center

Margaret's video, installation, and performance works engage critically with Catholic theology in order to investigate contemporary self-fashioning and image culture.

April 7, 2019
2:00 pm-4:00 pm

Hampden Gallery

Barbara Ellmann's large grids of encaustic paintings explore the way that we process and catalogue our visual experience of space/place by using varying degrees of abstraction and kinetic juxtapositions of form, color, and pattern to suggest fleeting impressions, connections, and memories.

April 7, 2019
2:00 pm-4:00 pm

Hampden Gallery

The Department of Music and Dance presents a faculty concert: Nadine and Friends #5, a continuation of the Nadine and Friends series.

April 7, 2019
4:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

Catch a ride to class, work, or back to your dorm on the Cash Cab! Join the Smart About Money team as they take on the UMass Amherst campus in golf carts hosting personal finance trivia.

April 8, 2019 9:00 am-2:00 pm
April 10, 2019 9:00 am-2:00 pm
April 17, 2019 9:00 am-2:00 pm

All Campus

Do you have the experience to back up an application, but unsure how to convey it? Organize your academic, work, volunteer, and personal experiences to support a strong scholarship application.

April 8, 2019
2:00 pm-3:00 pm

Commonwealth Honors College, 301, 3rd floor

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

April 8, 2019
4:00 pm-5:00 pm

Campus Center, 804

Mark Lemmon, professor of pharmacology at Yale University, will present his lecture entitled Allostery and dynamics in transmembrane signaling by growth factor receptor tyrosine kinases.

April 8, 2019
4:00 pm

Life Science Laboratories, S330

In celebration of National Poetry Month, poet and translator Peter Cole will read some of his poetry, including “A Winters Trail,” inspired by the art of artist Terry Winters, whose work is currently on view in the exhibition Terry Winters: Facts and Fictions.

April 8, 2019
6:00 pm

Fine Arts Center, Lobby

The Department of Music and Dance presents Jazz Ensemble 1 and Jazz Lab Ensemble directed by Thomas Giampietro, Brian Martin and Haneef Nelson.

April 8, 2019
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

This highly-practical session will present some of the activities and actions a small business owner needs to consider to get things moving in a legal, financial and hands on way.

April 9, 2019
8:30 am-10:30 am

Commonwealth Honors College, Events Hall 160 West

MacArthur award-winning poet and translator Peter Cole leads a master class on the translation of poetry and the poetry of translation. Cole illustrates the central place translation holds in our lives and the ways in which it can come to inform both our experience of the world and the making of poems.

April 9, 2019
10:00 am-11:30 am

Emily Dickinson Museum
Join us for a one-day, drop-in event to celebrate the creative work of staff, students and faculty as we build new connections across the UMass community.

April 9, 2019
12:00 pm-7:00 pm

Fine Arts Center, Atrium

Associate Professor Laura Valdiviezo, director of the Center for Latin American, Caribbean and Latino Studies,  will discuss language, status, stigma and the paradox of bilingualism at the Enduring Racism Speaker Series 2019.

April 9, 2019
12:30 pm-1:45 pm

Holyoke Community College Public Humanities Center
Walk in and get tested for sexually transmitted infections (STIs) and HIV. No appointment needed. HPV vaccinations also available.

April 9, 2019
2:00 pm-5:00 pm

University Health Services - Women's Clinic
Scholars of Color in Communication (SCC) invites you to our second annual public dialogue with faculty from across the Five Colleges.

April 9, 2019
4:00 pm-6:00 pm

Integrative Learning Center, Hub, 3rd floor

Kathryn Ferguson, professor of pharmacology at Yale University, will present her lecture: "Understanding and correcting aberrant receptor tyrosine kinase signaling in disease."

April 9, 2019
4:00 pm

Life Science Laboratories, S330

Open to any UMass undergraduate student.

April 9—May 1, 2019, Tue/Wed 6:30 pm-7:30 pm

Tobin Hall, 521B

Felipe Salles' presents the premiere of his Guggenheim Fellowship Project. The New Immigrant Experience. This event will also be livestreamed.

April 9, 2019
7:30 pm

UMass Amherst Old Chapel and Livestreamed
Since 2010, the annual Information & Communication Technology Summit at UMass Amherst has presented a forum for ideas, research, projects, speakers, panels, and workshops highlighting various aspects of technology in education and our lives.

April 10—April 11, 2019

Old Chapel

Are you having trouble with Mendeley (and we don’t mean a room service dispute with a Las Vegas casino)?  Drop by the Science and Engineering Library where Mendeley experts can solve whatever challenge you have.

April 10, 2019 12:00 pm-1:30 pm
April 10, 2019 5:30 pm-7:00 pm

Science and Engineering Library, Floor 3 Conference Room

Research in Music Series: A Talk by Gurminder Bhogal

April 10, 2019
12:20 pm

Old Chapel, Conference Room

Department of PsychologyCarnegie Mellon University

April 10, 2019
4:00 pm-5:00 pm

Morrill Science Center, 222

Join members of the Sweat artistic team as we celebrate the legacy of Lynn Nottage.  We will be reading monologues from Nottage’s other acclaimed plays, as well as excerpts from literary works that have inspired her work over the years.

April 10, 2019
4:30 pm-6:00 pm

Curtain Theater

Moira Zellner, associate professor in the Department of Urban Planning and Policy, at the University of Illinois, speaks on: "How Effective is Green Infrastructure for Stormwater Management?"

April 10, 2019
4:30 pm-5:30 pm

Olver Design Building, 170

Joseph Levine, professor and chair of the UMass Amherst Philosophy department speaks on "Enlightenment Philosophers on Mind and Reality: Major Themes."

April 10, 2019
5:00 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

The ICT Summit is an annual event at which UMass alumni working in tech-related fields come and speak about their experiences.

April 10, 2019
5:00 pm-7:00 pm

Campus Center, Hadley, 10th Floor

Join Women for UMass Amherst for an evening of inspiration and empowerment at our Spring Celebration.

April 10, 2019
5:30 pm-8:00 pm

The University of Massachusetts Club in Boston

Re-examining Impartiality and Role Boundaries for Healthcare Interpreters. This session explores two commonly misunderstood standards of practice for healthcare interpreters – impartiality and role boundaries – and strategies to uphold them.

April 10, 2019
6:00 pm

Integrative Learning Center, S331

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

April 10, 2019
7:30 pm

Isenberg School of Management, 137

Interested in teaching English or conducting post-graduate research in France on a Fulbright grant next year? Come to the Fulbright France Info Session, led by a French Fulbright Commission advisor, to find out how to apply.

April 11, 2019
11:00 am-12:00 pm

Commonwealth Honors College, 301, 3rd floor

Students and teachers from area local public schools will show their work in a collaborative exhibit organized by the Department of Art at UMass Amherst.  This unique exhibit, New Visions, affords the public a window to see the work of K-12 students and their BFA student teachers or MA-Art Ed teachers displaying the multiple ways artists learn and create. 

April 11—April 16, 2019 11:00 am-4:00 pm
This event does NOT occur on:
April 14

Studio Arts Building, Lee Edwards Gallery

Hear from 10+ HFA Alumni working in Tech Fields talk about their experiences. Join HFA Alumni for a panel discussion and networking opportunity who have careers in technology. Free dinner will be served.   

April 11, 2019
4:00 pm-6:00 pm

Old Chapel

Cheer UMass hockey as they compete in the NCAA Final Four!

April 11, 2019
5:00 pm

This event has been canceled.

April 11, 2019
5:00 pm-7:00 pm

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

The Office of Religious & Spiritual Life is hosting an Interfaith Paint Night on Thursday, April 11th at Student Union Craft Center.

April 11, 2019
6:00 pm-8:00 pm

Student Union Art Gallery

Conference and exhibition "The Artistic Woman: A Celebration of 19th Century Women Decorative Artists."

April 12—April 14, 2019

Campus Center, Auditorium

Now that you have a foundation for how to manage your current project, what's next? How will you publish and disseminate findings from the current grant, and how will you build towards your next proposal? 

April 12, 2019
9:00 am-10:30 am

Life Science Laboratories, S330

The Juniper Literary Festival celebrates the literary community of the region, the UMass MFA Program present, past, and future, and the intersections of those communities with the larger literary world. 

April 12, 2019 7:00 pm-9:30 pm
April 13, 2019 10:00 am-8:30 pm

All Campus

Do you have the experience to back up an application, but unsure how to convey it? Organize your academic, work, volunteer, and personal experiences to support a strong scholarship application.

April 12, 2019
10:00 am-11:00 am

Commonwealth Honors College, 301, 3rd floor

This roundtable features three leading scholars of hate crime, the First Amendment, and law and politics as they discuss their diverse perspectives on rights and responsibilities in a campus community, with the goal of better understanding how to balance this delicate tension. 

April 12, 2019
11:30 am-1:00 pm

Integrative Learning Center, S350

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.

April 12, 2019
12:00 pm-1:00 pm

Slobody Building, 301 (3rd floor)

Spring is here and the Farmers' Market is back. Join us to celebrate the world coming back to life. Come check the fine array of crafts, plants, natural cosmetics, art, and more.

April 12, 2019
12:00 pm-4:00 pm

Campus Center, Blue Wall Atrium

Learn to conduct company research to help you with your interviews and job search.

April 12, 2019
1:00 pm-2:00 pm

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

The Departmet of Music and Dance presents a Faculty Concert by Gilles Vonsattel, piano, in conjunction with the Bach Festival and Symposium.

April 12, 2019
4:00 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

Alive With Dance, in collaboration with the UMass Dance Department, presents Decisive Authenticity, an evening of performances of senior thesis works.

April 12—April 13, 2019 7:30 pm

Bowker Auditorium

The Department of Music and Dance presents a Panel Discussion — Intercultural and Multidisciplinary Perspectives on Bach’s St. Matthew Passion, in conjunction with the Bach Festival and Symposium.St.

April 12, 2019
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

Trevor Noah is crossing North America and making a stop at the Mullins Center for his first ever arena outing with the Loud & Clear Tour 2019.

April 12, 2019
8:00 pm

Mullins Center

The Department of Music and Dance presents a Scholarly Symposium, Bach in the Imaginary Museum and Bach Re-Imagined: Contemporary Perspectives on Performing and Re-Creating Bach, as part of the Bach Festival.

April 13, 2019
8:30 am-6:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

Since the 1960s, the most profound and consequential change in the global economy has been the resurgence of Asia, first with the Japanese, East Asian and South East Asian miracles in quick succession followed by perhaps the even more consequential rise of the two giants: China and India. 

April 13, 2019 9:00 am-5:30 pm
April 14, 2019 9:00 am-2:30 pm

Gordon Hall, 3rd Floor, Conference Room.

The Annual UMass Powwow will bring Native and non-Native students of the Valley together for a day of dancing and celebration. Come and have some Indian tacos, browse our indigenous vendors, and dance in an intertribal dance with us!

April 13, 2019
12:00 pm-6:00 pm

Curry Hicks Cage

The Department of Music and Dance presents J.S. Bach's St. Matthew Passion, in conjunction with the Bach Festival and Symposium.

April 13, 2019
7:00 pm

Fine Arts Center Concert Hall

The Department of Music and Dance, as part of the Bach Festival and Symposium, presents the Coffee Cantata: BWV 211, performed at Amherst Coffee.

April 14, 2019
11:00 am

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

April 14, 2019
1:00 pm

Garber Field

The Department of Music and Dance, as part of the Bach Festival and Symposium, presents an Alumni Cantata Concert.

April 14, 2019
3:00 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

The Department of Music and Dance presents the Concert Band under the direction of Timothy Todd Anderson.

April 14, 2019
4:00 pm

Fine Arts Center Concert Hall

Patriots' Day is a legal holiday in Massachusetts that commemorates the first battles of the American Revolution.

April 15, 2019

All Campus

Massachusetts Soccer School's Spring Break Camp will run from Monday, April 15 - Thursday, April 18 on the Boyden Fields at the University of Massachusetts. 

April 15—April 18, 2019 9:00 am-12:00 pm

Boyden Gymnasium

Come and join NSSLHA and Professor Ruth Moore for an ASL Workshop to learn basic signs and vocabulary to gain conversational skills in sign language.

April 15, 2019
6:00 pm-7:30 pm

Herter Hall, 205

Welcome to Disability Services. We invite all accepted students and their parents or school support staff to join us to learn more about Disability Services.

April 16, 2019
10:00 am-1:00 pm

Campus Center, 168

The Office of Research in the College of Nursing is pleased to present the next talk in its 2019 Spring Seminar Series, "Analysis of Restricted Mean Survival Time for Length-Biased Data", to be given by Chi Hyun Lee, Assistant Professor in the Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology at the University of Massachusetts Amherst.

April 16, 2019
12:00 pm-1:00 pm

Skinner Hall, 101

Join us for a conversation with Timmon Wallis, PhD, and Vicki Elson, MA, of the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons, winner of the 2017 Nobel Peace Prize.

April 16, 2019
3:00 pm-5:00 pm

Integrated Sciences Building, 145

Ileana Vasu, Mathematics, Holyoke Community College. The Holyoke Community College (HCC) STEM Scholars Program has as its goals to recruit, retain, and encourage academically talented, financially needy, and underrepresented STEM students to complete their degrees, and continue their education.  

April 16, 2019
5:00 pm

Hasbrouck Hall, 242

UMass Amherst is hosting some of the valley's most innovative startups who are looking to recruit technical and non-technical talent.

April 16, 2019
5:00 pm-7:00 pm

Isenberg School of Management, Innovation Hub

Mary Frey will present images from two of her recent publications, Reading Raymond Carver (2017) and Real Life Dramas (2018), and discuss her process and thoughts about re-shaping early work into a new form — the photo book.

April 16, 2019
5:00 pm

South College, W360

The Department of Music and Dance presents a Guest Artist Concert by Carol McGonnell, clarinet, with Finghin Collins, piano.

April 16, 2019
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

Monday class schedule will be followed today at UMass Amherst.

April 17, 2019

All Campus

In celebration of Earth Day 2019, the School of Earth & Sustainability (SES) is hosting its annual event.

April 17, 2019
10:00 am-3:00 pm

Olver Design Building, Atrium

The HFA Student Leadership Board presents the HFA Student Showcase – a platform for all majors to display their creative work! Most mediums are accepted; in the past there has been art, short stories, photography, and spoken word, among others.

April 17, 2019
11:30 am-4:30 pm

Fine Arts Center, Atrium

Is Zotero giving you headaches (and no, it’s not an allergy medication)? Drop by the Science and Engineering Library where Zotero experts can clear up any challenges you have.

April 17, 2019 12:00 pm-1:30 pm
April 17, 2019 5:30 pm-7:00 pm

Science and Engineering Library, Floor 3 Conference Room

Sharp, funny, and searing, Baltimore is about racism on college campuses and how we learn to talk to each other. Join us for a play that sparks a timely conversation.

April 17—April 18, 2019 7:30 pm-8:30 pm
April 24—April 25, 2019 7:30 pm-8:30 pm
April 27, 2019 2:00 pm-3:00 pm

New Africa House, Theater

Join us following the School of Earth and Sustainability Resilience World Café for a reception.

April 17, 2019
3:30 pm-5:30 pm

Campus Center, Hadley

The needs of children with hearing loss are vast and nuanced. This talk will lead to and understanding of the needs for deaf and hard of hearing children.

April 17, 2019
4:00 pm-6:00 pm

Furcolo Hall, 102

Eric and Silvina Blasen from Blasen Landscape Architecture will present: "How we see".

April 17, 2019
4:30 pm-5:30 pm

Olver Design Building, 170

As part of the Du Bois Department's Spring Symposium, this panel will give Five College Scholars the opportunity to present their newest research and engage with each other to foster inter-institutional work and community.

April 17, 2019
5:00 pm-7:00 pm

W.E.B. Du Bois Center, W.E.B. Du Bois Library
Join us for a discussion on social justice issues and how alumnus Tim Harris '87 is making a difference in the lives of Seattle's homeless.

April 17, 2019
6:00 pm-7:30 pm

Real Change Pioneer Square Offices
Interested in law school?  Come talk with Professor Katie Young about her new book How to Sort of be Happy in Law School and learn how to approach law school on your own terms: how to tune out the drumbeat of oppressive expectations and conventional wisdom to create a new breed of law school experience altogether.

April 17, 2019
6:00 pm

Herter Hall, 601

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

April 17, 2019
7:30 pm

Isenberg School of Management, 137

The Deapartment of Music and Dance presents Brass Bash, featuring student brass ensembles from the trumpet, horn, trombone and tuba studios. 

April 17, 2019
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

Each year, UMass Amherst holds a festival where various sustainability-related organizations on campus and in the greater Pioneer Valley showcase the awesome projects they are working on to make our community more socially, economically, and environmentally just! 

April 18, 2019
12:00 pm-4:00 pm

Goodell Hall, Lawn

Drop by the Science and Engineering Library for an open house for the Mass Aggie Seed Library.

April 18, 2019
1:00 pm-4:00 pm

Science and Engineering Library, Floor 3

The field of artificial intelligence (AI) is experiencing a golden age. Scientific breakthroughs and game-changing technologies are rapidly altering the way we live, work, communicate, and entertain. 

April 18, 2019
4:00 pm

Old Chapel, Great Hall

With his colleagues at the People’s Law Office (PLO), Flint Taylor has argued landmark civil rights cases that have exposed corruption and cover-ups within the Chicago Police Department (CPD) and throughout the city’s corrupt political machine.

April 18, 2019
4:00 pm

Herter Hall, 601

A talk by Polina Barskova, professor of Russian literature at Hampshire College. Sponsored by the Five College Faculty Seminar on Book History.

April 18, 2019
4:00 pm-6:00 pm

Arthur F. Kinney Center for Interdisciplinary Renaissance Studies

In honor of Chancellor Randolph Bromery, this event aims to encourage interdiscplinary collaboration, reflect on his legacy of championing diversity within STEM fields, and provide perspectives from diverse academic fields to help us understand the urgency of considering Environmental Justice as central to both Geosciences and Black Studies.

April 18, 2019
5:00 pm-7:00 pm

Life Science Lab, Rm 330
The healthcare industry is experiencing an explosion of innovations designed to improve healthcare and quality of life.

April 18, 2019
6:00 pm-8:00 pm

The University of Massachusetts Club in Boston, Presidential Parlor (Reception) & Amherst Room (Panel Discussion and Networking)

With stunning dancers, and adventurous choreography, Ballet Hispánico fuses Latin dance with classical and contemporary techniques creating a new style of concert dance.

April 18, 2019
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Concert Hall

W.E.B. Du Bois Department of Afro-American Studies Graduate Student Symposium

April 19, 2019
8:30 am

All Campus

Alex Huckstepp, VP of Business Development at Digital Alloys, will be presenting their metal "Joule Printing" technology.  It's a wire-fed printing technique that uses resistance heating and can deposit material at a very high rate with very low energy input.  

April 19, 2019
12:00 pm-1:00 pm

Life Science Laboratories, N610

Keynote speaker is Dr. Ludmilla Aristilde, associate professor of biological and environmental engineering at Cornell University. 

April 19, 2019
2:00 pm-4:30 pm

Olver Design Building, Atrium and Room 170

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

April 19, 2019
3:30 pm-6:00 pm

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

The Department of Music and Dance presents the Euridice Baroque Ensemble under the direction of Robert Eisenstein.

April 19, 2019
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

Join Hillel staff for a fun, interactive, and traditional Passover seder at Franklin Dining Commons.

April 19, 2019
7:45 pm

Franklin Dining Commons

Come support the Women's Lacrosse team in their final regular season game as  they take on George Washington in this A10 Conference matchup at Garber Field. 

April 20, 2019
11:45 am

Garber Field

Come support the UMass Minutemen Men's Lacrosse team as they take on Fairfield in this CAA Conference matchup! 

April 20, 2019
3:00 pm

Garber Field

In this workshop, you will reflect on what aspects of your identity are most important to you to preserve, present and articulate as you engage in leadership.

April 20, 2019
5:00 pm-7:00 pm

New Africa House, 127

The interfaith seder in Franklin Dining Commons will be interactive, inclusive, social-justice oriented, and student led.

April 20, 2019
6:30 pm

Franklin Dining Commons

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

April 22, 2019
11:00 am-3:00 pm

Campus Center Room 163
Protect Our Breasts National Annual Fundraiser is Earthdayogathon with studios across the country hosting donation-based classes to celebrate Earth Day.

April 22, 2019
11:30 am-12:30 pm

Isenberg School of Management, Outside

Have you ever noticed how much waste we produce in our daily lives?  Do you wonder how much of it could have been recycled and kept out of the landfill? We do.

April 22, 2019
12:00 pm-2:00 pm

Southwest Concourse
This workshop will be an introduction to 3D modeling concepts, common modeling techniques, and 3D modeling a simple object.

April 22, 2019
1:00 pm-2:30 pm

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

Celebrate International Earth Day this year with Paperbark Literary Magazine.

April 22, 2019
4:00 pm-6:00 pm

South College, E470

The kid-friendly study lounge provides you with dedicated time to focus on work while your kids engage in the playroom. Bring your laptops, get some work done and enjoy delicious food.

April 22, 2019
5:00 pm-7:00 pm

Campus Center, Amherst & Hadley Rooms

Come celebrate new books by Dr. Shonekan & Dr. Parker!

April 22, 2019
5:00 pm-7:00 pm

New Africa House, Theater Room 303

The YKCC is hosting a week of action to address and discuss the deportation of Southeast Asians in the United States.

April 22—April 24, 2019 6:00 pm-8:00 pm

Yuri Kochiyama Cultural Center

The Department of Music and Dance presents a string chamber music concert under the coordination of string faculty member Elizabeth Chang.

April 22, 2019
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

Are you concerned with making your classroom welcoming to students from a variety of cultures, but are not sure what that means in a practical sense? This interactive workshop will introduce a tool to help you analyze your teaching style.

April 23, 2019
9:45 am-11:15 am

Goodell Hall, 301

Every year, The Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans supports 30 New Americans, immigrants, or the children of immigrants, who are pursuing full-time graduate degrees in the US. Learn about this post-graduate fellowship for the 2020-2021 academic year. Applications are open in April 2019. 

April 23, 2019
11:00 am-12:00 pm

Commonwealth Honors College, 301, 3rd floor

This workshop discusses how region, climate, and other factors impact queer/trans spectrum faculty, and how institutions can help develop more supportive environments.  

April 23, 2019
12:00 pm-2:00 pm

Campus Center, Hadley Room

Arduino microcontrollers in the classroom: teaching how to phrase effective science questions and how to answer them with original data.

April 23, 2019
4:00 pm

Hasbrouck Hall, 242

Join us for a garden kickoff at the Hillel garden on Tuesday, April 23 from 4-5:30pm to help prepare the garden beds for the growing season.

April 23, 2019
4:00 pm-5:30 pm

Hillel House

Sonia Nieto has devoted her professional life to questions of diversity, equity, and social justice in education.

April 23, 2019
5:00 pm-7:00 pm

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

A reception with light refreshments will immediately follow a talk by congressman James McGovern.

April 23, 2019
5:30 pm

Goodell Hall, Bernie Dallas Room

The Reduced Shakespeare Company presents The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged) [Revised].

April 23, 2019
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Concert Hall

The Department of Music and Dance presents the Marimba Bands and Ensembles under the direction of Thomas Hannum. Music by Debussy, Schumann & Offenbach plus contemporary and pop classics from Stevie Wonder, Philip Glass, Billy Joel, Jason Mraz and others.

April 23, 2019
7:30 pm

Bowker Auditorium

Community members are invited to join the cast in the Fine Arts Center lobby for the Bard’s Birthday Bash.

April 23, 2019
9:00 pm-10:30 pm

Fine Arts Center

The annual Data Science Research Symposium brings together data science researchers across industry and academia to showcase research collaborations, encourage technical exchange and professional networking, and facilitate new efforts to tackle emerging challenges. 

April 24, 2019
9:00 am-5:00 pm

Campus Center, Auditorium

Learn about the newest electric vehicles (EV's); talk with EV owners and manufacturers about costs, mileage, range, rebates incentives like the 20% discount in UMass parking fees and UMass EV charging stations.

April 24, 2019
10:00 am-2:30 pm

UMass Transit Building, parking lot

In this age of independent inventors and entrepreneurs, along with the business community, patents are more important than ever. Learn about patents and how to search them.

April 24, 2019
12:00 pm-1:00 pm

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

“Connectomics: what, how, and why” with Jeff Lichtman

April 24, 2019
4:00 pm-5:00 pm

Morrill Science Center, 222

Join the Department of Communication as we celebrate our students' many forms of achievement and expression. 

April 24, 2019
5:00 pm

Integrative Learning Center, Comm Hub

Join us for a Free film screening of "Pick of The Litter" -- a documentary that follows five spirited puppies from the moment they're born through their quest to become guide dogs for the blind. 

April 24, 2019
5:30 pm-7:30 pm

South College, W245

Former Hardee's and Carl's Jr. CEO Andy Puzder will discuss capitalism and his latest book, "The Capitalist Comeback: The Trump Boom and the Left's Plot to Stop It."

April 24, 2019
6:45 pm-8:00 pm

Integrative Learning Center, N151

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

April 24, 2019
7:30 pm

Isenberg School of Management, 137

Chicago saxophonist Ken Vandermark and New York trumpeter Nate Wooley have released two, highly acclaimed recordings since forming their duo in 2013.

April 24, 2019
8:00 pm

Old Chapel

Please join UMass alumna Martina Amoth and UMass Ph.D. student Nyanthini Kadirgamar  as they critically reflect on the recent attacks in their countries. 

April 25, 2019
12:00 pm-1:30 pm

Furcolo Hall, 201

A participatory workshop exploring how unions and worker co-operatives can and are joining forces to build economic democracy, labor solidarity and a more just and sustainable world.

April 25, 2019
12:00 pm-2:30 pm

Campus Center, Hadley Room

An exhibition celebrating the rich diversity of STEM students at UMass Amherst.

April 25, 2019
2:00 pm-5:00 pm

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

The  Jones Library in Amherst is proud to announce that the Sixth Annual Samuel Minot Jones Awards for Literary Achievement — the Sammys — will honor poet Richard Michelson and The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art. A special Centennial Sammy will be given to author Bruce Watson. 

April 25, 2019
6:00 pm-9:00 pm

Converse Hall at Amherst College
Zakir Hussain, a tabla maestro of formidable knowledge and practice returns with a new project exploring world music with some of world’s greatest percussionists working within the genre.

April 25, 2019
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Concert Hall

Commonwealth Honors College hosts the 25th Massachusetts Undergraduate Research Conference with more than than 1,200 students from 24 Massachusetts public higher education institutions exhibiting their findings in fields ranging from art history to public health to veterinary science. 

April 26, 2019
8:00 am-5:30 pm

Campus Center

Share the Experience: The Women in Sports Media Symposium will feature keynote speakers Pro Football Hall of Fame broadcaster Lesley Visser and pioneer Melissa Ludtke.

April 26, 2019
11:00 am-4:00 pm

Integrative Learning Center, S240

Have you ever been curious about how a book is made? In this workshop you’ll learn about the anatomy of modern books by handling books that were bound using a variety of methods and materials.

April 26, 2019
11:00 am-12:00 pm

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

Give new life to that old pair of jeans or ripped shirt during our Repair Fair Farmers' Market. During our final Farmers' Market of the season, we'll be setting up a repair and mending station on Goodell Lawn.

April 26, 2019
12:00 pm-4:00 pm

Goodell Hall, Lawn

Featuring a talk by Erik Bleich, Professor of Political Sciene at Middlebuy College.

April 26, 2019
12:30 pm

Thompson Hall, 420

Tour the green buildings of the campus' science district.

April 26, 2019
3:30 pm-4:30 pm

All Campus

Sensitive Periods in Human Development: The Effects of Early Profound Deprivation on Brain-Behavioral Development

April 26, 2019
3:30 pm-5:00 pm

Commonwealth Honors College, 160 Event Hall East

Registration is closed.

April 26—April 28, 2019 4:00 pm-11:00 pm

All Campus

The UMass Amherst Student Chapter of INFORMS cordially invites you to our end of semester party!

April 26, 2019
4:30 pm-6:30 pm

Isenberg School of Management, N135

Jerusalem, We Are Here is an interactive documentary that digitally brings Palestinians back into the Jerusalem neighborhoods from which they were expelled in 1948. Director Dorit Naaman will guide a virtual tour of Palestinian Jerusalem, weaving together pre-1948 memories and documents, with contemporary space politics.

April 26, 2019
4:30 pm

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

Come support the UMass Minutemen Men's Lacrosse team as they take on Delaware in this CAA Conference matchup! 

April 26, 2019
5:00 pm

Garber Field

The Department of Music and Dance presents the Junior Choreography Dance Projects.

April 26—April 27, 2019 7:30 pm

Totman Gym, Performance Lab

The Department of Music and Dance presents the Symphony Band and their program Symphonic Landscapes, under the direction of Dr. Matthew Westgate.

April 26, 2019
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Concert Hall

Come join local scientists and citizens passionate about making science more accessible for the general public and more present in our everyday society.

April 27, 2019
9:00 am

Downtown Amherst
Softball vs. Fordham

April 27, 2019
11:00 am

Sortino Field Softball Complex

Some people think creepy crawlies are just plain gross. But if you look closely, every bug in your garden has a song to sing about the special job it does to help plants grow. Ideal for ages 2-8; all are welcome.

April 27, 2019
11:00 am-1:00 pm

Campus Center, Hadley Room

Join us for free food and activities all afternoon!

April 27, 2019
1:00 pm-4:00 pm

Orchard Hill Residential Area, Bowl

Softball vs. Fordham

April 27, 2019
1:00 pm

Sortino Field Softball Complex

Circuits & Code is the all-ages, free project showcase of M5, the UMass Amherst Makerspace for Solid-State Electronics and Computing Machinery.

April 27, 2019
3:00 pm-5:00 pm

Marcus Hall, 5

Wind Ensemble & Studio Orchestra: Real Cool.  Matthew Westgate and Felipe Salles, conductors.  David Biedenbender, guest composer-in-residence.

April 27, 2019
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Concert Hall

The 5th annual Out of the Darkness Walk for Suicide Prevention will be taking place on the Student Union South lawn.

April 28, 2019
10:00 am-12:00 pm

Library Lawn

Softball vs. Fordham

April 28, 2019
12:00 pm

Sortino Field Softball Complex

The Department of Music and Dance presents the Vocal Jazz Ensemble under the direction of Catherine Jensen-Hole.

April 28, 2019
1:00 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

Join IAC Mishelanu, JLB, and SAFI as we celebrate after Passover in traditional Israeli-Moroccan fashion! There will be music, henna tattoos, and delicious Moroccan pastries and desserts.

April 28, 2019
5:00 pm-7:00 pm

Hillel House

Chorale repertoire includes Abbie Betinis' Lumen, Alessandro Scarlatti's Exultate Deo, Craig Hella Johnson's choral arrangement of Eliza Gilkyson's Requiem and spirituals by Moses Hogan: Hear My Prayer and William Dawson: Ain'a That Good News Opera Workshop students perform famous ensemble arias from Bizet's Carmen, Rossini's La Cenerentola, Puccini's La Bohème, Verdi's Falstaff, Strauss' Die Fledermaus and others

April 28, 2019
5:00 pm

First Congregational Church
Join us for a night of praise, worship, testimonies, dance, and spoken word.

April 28, 2019
7:00 pm

Campus Center, Auditorium

#UMassGives is a two-day online fundrasing event on April 29 and 30.

April 29—April 30, 2019

Online

Celebrate Founders Day. Join us on the Goodell lawn for a free campus cookout.

April 29, 2019
11:00 am-2:00 pm

Goodell Hall, Lawn

Ancestry.com is among the world's largest databases of digitized primary source material. Learn how to search Ancestry.com.

April 29, 2019
3:00 pm-4:00 pm

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

UMass Hillel is honored to invite you to the 2019 Holocaust Remembrance Day event.

April 29, 2019
6:30 pm

Hillel House

Auditions for Baltimore by Kirsten Greenidge. Directed by Josh Glenn-Kayden. Performance dates are Oct. 10-12, 17-19.

April 29—April 30, 2019 6:30 pm-10:30 pm

Rand Theater

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

April 29, 2019
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Concert Hall

Baseball vs. Hartford

April 30, 2019
3:00 pm

Earl Lorden Field

Softball vs. Providence

April 30, 2019
4:00 pm

Sortino Field Softball Complex

Please join President Marty Meehan along with alumni, parents and friends from the Amherst, Boston, Dartmouth, Lowell, and Medical School campuses for a reception in London.

April 30, 2019
6:00 pm-8:00 pm

L’oscar London
Join us for a conversation with Middle East experts David Makovsky and Ghaith al-Omari as they discuss "Challenges and Opportunities in the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict: Seeking Practical Solutions in an Age of Polarization."

April 30, 2019
6:30 pm

Integrative Learning Center, N151

The Department of Music and Dance presents the Chapel Jazz Ensemble under the direction of David Sporny.

April 30, 2019
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall