Week of  March 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 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
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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

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

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

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 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
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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

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
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March 11—March 15

Augusta Savage Gallery

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

March 17, 2019
12:00 pm

Garber Field

 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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

March 22, 2019
7:30 pm

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

March 23, 2019
1:00 pm

Garber Field