Month of June 2019
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
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May 27

UMassFive College Federal Credit Union
To help with the transition from SmartGrant and e-Protocol to Kuali Research we have scheduled open information sessions that will include an overview of the go-live strategy, a brief system demonstration, and time for questions and answers.

June 3, 2019
10:00 am-11:00 am

Life Science Laboratories, S330

Writing alongside others is a best practice for academic writing! This weekly drop-in provides time and space to write while caffeinated - come late or leave early.

June 4—August 13, 2019, Tuesdays 9:00 am-2:00 pm
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July 2

Library, W.E.B. Du Bois, Graduate Commons, Floor 5

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

June 4, 2019
1:00 pm-3:00 pm

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

Faculty will learn how to record a lecture presentation, narrated tutorial, or a software demonstration and then post the resulting “screencast” on your Moodle course or class website. In this hands-on workshop we will use Camtasia.

June 6, 2019
1:00 pm-3:00 pm

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

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

June 6, 2019
2:00 pm

Integrated Sciences Building, 145, past the first floor elevators

The 2019 Intergroup Dialogue Pedagogy of Possibilities Conference invites us to collectively build and refine our IGD knowledge and skills; to engage in critical reflection of our current IGD practices; to share our ideas, experiences, short-comings and successes; and, to (re)imagine IGD as a powerful practice for fostering connection, joy, love, and hope.

June 7, 2019 4:00 pm-9:00 pm
June 8—June 9, 2019 8:30 am-8:00 pm

Integrative Learning Center

Join the Student Parent Programs for free tasty watermelon, plant pot painting and potting and crafts on Goodell Lawn at UMass.

June 8, 2019
10:00 am-12:00 pm

Goodell Hall, Lawn

Drop in any weekday or come 12:30-1:00 for silent group meditation (no guiding, no leader). 

June 10—August 30, 2019, weekdays 8:30 am-6:00 pm
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July 4

Bartlett Hall, 131

Join UMass Amherst alumni and friends for the 24th Annual Cape Cod Scholarship Golf Tournament at the beautiful Willowbend Country Club.

June 10, 2019
10:30 am

Willowbend Country Club
Join host Dylan Curcio, Program Information Specialist, to learn more about the Isenberg School of Management's Online Accounting Transitions program.

June 10, 2019
5:30 pm-6:30 pm

Online

Join host Elizabeth Hoffman, program information specialist, and Mike Famighette, director of the Full-time MBA, to learn more about the Isenberg School of Management's residential, on-campus full-time MBA program.

June 12, 2019
12:00 pm-1:00 pm

Online

Return to campus to celebrate the legacy of 50 years of Transit Services at UMass Amherst!

June 14—June 15, 2019

All Campus

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.

June 14, 2019
12:00 pm-1:00 pm

Slobody Building, 301 (3rd floor)

Mitchell S. Jackson's debut novel The Residue Years was praised by publications including The New York Times, The Paris Review, and The Times of London.  Khadijah Queen is the author of Conduit (Akashic Books 2008), Black Peculiar (Noemi Press 2011), and Fearful Beloved (Argos Books 2015).

June 16, 2019
7:30 pm

Old Chapel

Faculty are invited to join this workshop run by the Instructional Media Lab Staff, who will summarize and answer questions about what’s coming in a major Moodle upgrade this July 11.

June 17, 2019
10:00 am-12:00 pm

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

Dara Wier and Joy Williams will read from their work.

June 17, 2019
7:30 pm

Old Chapel

Ross Gay and Jordy Rosenberg will read from their work.

June 18, 2019
7:30 pm

Old Chapel

Safiya Sinclair, Bianca Stone and Jaquira Díaz will read from their work.

June 19, 2019
7:30 pm

Old Chapel

Faculty will be able to create a public web presence for their teaching or research with WordPress, an easy-to-use platform for building websites and blogs.

June 20, 2019
10:00 am-12:00 pm

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

Young alumni and friends of UMass Amherst are invited to join us for the 2nd annual sunset cruise along the Boston harbor.

June 20, 2019
6:00 pm-10:00 pm

Seaport World Trade Center at Commonwealth Pier
Kick off summer with UMass alumni and friends in the heart of NYC.

June 20, 2019
6:30 pm-8:30 pm

Local NYC
CA Conrad and LeeAnne Howe will read from their work.

June 20, 2019
7:30 pm

Old Chapel

Noy Holland and Ocean Vuong will read from their work.

June 21, 2019
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

Enjoy an exciting day of golf at the beautiful Crumpin-Fox Golf Club in Bernardston, MA while supporting UMass Hockey!

June 24, 2019
11:00 am-6:00 pm

Crumpin-Fox Golf Club
Join UMass alumni and friends for an after-work social at Hudson Grille Sandy Springs.

June 27, 2019
6:00 pm-8:00 pm

Hudson Grille Sandy Springs
Today is the last day of classes for the four-week Summer Session One online courses at UMass Amherst.  Summer Session Two classes begin July 8.

June 28, 2019

Online

The College ID Clinics are designed for high school aged boys serious about playing soccer at the collegiate level. These One Day Clinics provide a platform for players to make an impression on Division I, II and III college coaches, while learning more about the college recruiting process. 14 players on the current UMass Men's Soccer roster were identified at one of our College ID Clinics.

June 30, 2019
10:00 am-4:00 pm

Rudd Field