Week of  March 24—30, 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

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

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
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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

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

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

March 28—March 29, 2019

Hampshire College and Amherst College
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

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

March 24, 2019
1:00 pm

Garber Field

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

March 24, 2019
7:00 pm

Mullins Center

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

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

Herter Hall, 231

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

March 25, 2019
12:00 pm-3:00 pm

Bartlett Hall, 103

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

March 25, 2019
2:00 pm-3:00 pm

Commonwealth Honors College, 301, 3rd floor

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

March 25, 2019
2:30 pm-3:45 pm

Furcolo Hall, W201

 

March 25, 2019
4:00 pm

Life Science Laboratories, S330

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

March 25, 2019
4:00 pm

Integrative Learning Center, S331

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

March 25, 2019
6:00 pm-9:00 pm

Josephine White Eagle Cultural Center

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

March 25, 2019
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

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

March 26, 2019
11:30 am-1:00 pm

Campus Center, 805-09

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

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

Middlesex House

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

March 26, 2019
3:30 pm-5:00 pm

Furcolo Hall, 101

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

March 26, 2019
4:00 pm-5:30 pm

Integrative Learning Center, S131

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

March 26, 2019
4:00 pm-5:30 pm

Tobin Hall, 423

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

March 26, 2019
5:00 pm-7:00 pm

Life Science Laboratories, S330-340

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

March 26, 2019
5:30 pm

Olver Design Building

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

March 26, 2019
6:00 pm-8:00 pm

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

March 26, 2019
6:30 pm-8:00 pm

Integrative Learning Center, N151

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

March 26, 2019
7:00 pm-8:30 pm

Integrated Sciences Building, 221

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

March 26, 2019
7:00 pm-9:00 pm

Malcolm X Cultural Center

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

March 26, 2019
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

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

March 27, 2019
11:00 am-3:00 pm

Campus Center, 163

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

March 27, 2019
12:00 pm-1:00 pm

Integrative Learning Center, S414

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

March 27, 2019
12:20 pm

Fine Arts Center, 365

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

March 27, 2019
12:20 pm-1:10 pm

Commonwealth Honors College, Elm Hall Rm. 214

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

March 27, 2019
1:30 pm-3:30 pm

Latin American Cultural Center

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

March 27, 2019
4:00 pm

Old Chapel, Great Hall

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

March 27, 2019
4:00 pm-7:00 pm

Campus Center, Auditorium

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

March 27, 2019
5:00 pm

Integrative Learning Center, N101

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

March 27, 2019
5:30 pm-7:00 pm

Campus Center, Auditorium

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

March 27, 2019
6:00 pm

Commonwealth Honors College, CHC Events Hall

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

March 27, 2019
7:30 pm

Isenberg School of Management, 137

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

March 27, 2019
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Concert Hall

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

March 28, 2019
8:00 am-4:30 pm

Life Science Laboratories, Conference Center

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

March 28, 2019
3:30 pm-6:30 pm

Olver Design Building, 170

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

March 28, 2019
4:00 pm

Gordon Hall, 302-304

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

March 28, 2019
4:00 pm-6:00 pm

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

March 28, 2019
4:00 pm-6:00 pm

Campus Center, Concourse

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

March 28, 2019
4:00 pm

Campus Center, 805-809

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

March 28, 2019
4:30 pm

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

March 28, 2019
7:00 pm-8:30 pm

Goodell Hall, Bernie Dallas Rm

This event has been canceled.

March 28, 2019
7:30 pm

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

March 28, 2019
7:30 pm

Mullins Center

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

March 28, 2019
8:00 pm

Bowker Auditorium

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

March 29, 2019
9:00 am-10:30 am

Life Science Laboratories, S330

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

March 29, 2019
10:00 am-11:00 am

Commonwealth Honors College, 301, 3rd floor

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

March 29, 2019
12:00 pm-6:00 pm

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

March 29, 2019
2:00 pm

Gordon Hall, 302-304

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

March 29, 2019
3:00 pm

Garber Field

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

March 29, 2019
3:00 pm-10:00 pm

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

March 30, 2019
8:30 am-8:30 pm

Fine Arts Center, Music Wing

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

March 30, 2019
10:00 am-2:00 pm

Library, W.E.B. Du Bois

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

March 30, 2019
10:00 am-12:00 pm

Commonwealth Honors College, CHC Event Hall160 West

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

March 30, 2019
10:00 am-12:00 pm

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

March 30, 2019
10:30 am-5:30 pm

Isenberg School of Management, Flavin, Learning Commons

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

March 30, 2019
1:00 pm

Garber Field

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

March 30, 2019
1:00 pm-2:15 pm

The Northampton Center for the Arts