Week of  February 17—23, 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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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March 9—March 10, March 16—March 17, May 11

Science and Engineering Library

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
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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
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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
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February 18, March 9—March 17, April 15

University Museum of Contemporary Art, 33

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

February 1—February 28, 2019

Online

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

February 4—February 19, 2019, Mon/Tue 1:00 pm-7:00 pm
February 1—February 22, 2019, Wed/Thu/Fri/Sat 1:00 pm-5:00 pm
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February 18

Augusta Savage Gallery

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
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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
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February 19, March 12—March 13, April 2, April 17

Campus Center, 1101

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

February 11—February 25, 2019

All Campus

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
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March 12

Chadbourne House, Josephine White Eagle Cultural Center

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

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

Rand Theater

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

February 17, 2019
2:00 pm-4:00 pm

Hampden Gallery

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

February 17, 2019
2:00 pm-4:00 pm

Hampden Gallery

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

February 18, 2019

All Campus

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

February 18, 2019
6:00 pm

Floodcraft Brewing Company (adjacent to Whole Foods)
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

Monday class schedule will be followed today.

February 19, 2019

All Campus

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

February 19, 2019
12:00 pm-1:00 pm

Skinner Hall, 101

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

February 19, 2019
4:30 pm-5:30 pm

Olver Design Building, 170

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

February 19, 2019
5:00 pm

Goodell Hall, Bernie Dallas Room

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

February 19, 2019
6:00 pm-8:00 pm

Commonwealth Honors College, Lounge

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

February 19, 2019
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

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

February 20—March 22, 2019, weekdays 11:00 am-4:00 pm
February 24—March 24, 2019, Sun/Mon 1:00 pm-4:00 pm
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February 18

Herter Art Gallery

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

February 20, 2019
4:30 pm-5:30 pm

Olver Design Building, 170

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

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

Latin American Cultural Center, Hampden DC 2nd floor

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

February 20, 2019
5:00 pm

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

February 20, 2019
5:30 pm-7:30 pm

Wilder Hall, 201

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

February 20, 2019
6:30 pm-8:00 pm

Malcolm X Cultural Center

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

February 20, 2019
7:00 pm

Mullins Center

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

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

February 20, 2019
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

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

February 20, 2019
7:30 pm

Isenberg School of Management, 137

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

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

Bartlett Hall, 103

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

February 21, 2019
3:00 pm

Garber Field

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

February 21, 2019
5:00 pm

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

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

February 21, 2019
5:30 pm-8:00 pm

Campus Center, Amherst Room

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

February 21, 2019
7:00 pm

Mullins Center

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

February 21, 2019
7:30 pm

Bowker Auditorium

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

February 21, 2019
8:00 pm

Old Chapel, Great Hall

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

February 22, 2019
9:00 am-11:00 am

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

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

February 22, 2019
10:30 am-12:00 pm

Isenberg School of Management, N135

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

February 22, 2019
5:00 pm-10:00 pm

Old Chapel, 2nd Floor

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

February 22, 2019
7:15 pm

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

February 23, 2019
10:00 am-12:00 pm

New Africa House, 203

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

February 23, 2019
10:00 am-12:00 pm

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

February 23, 2019
10:00 am-1:00 pm

Haigis Mall

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

February 23, 2019
10:00 am-11:30 am

Old Chapel, Great Hall

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

February 23, 2019
2:00 pm

Mullins Center