Week of  April 14—20, 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

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

¿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

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
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

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

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

Open to any UMass undergraduate student.

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

Tobin Hall, 521B

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
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April 14

Studio Arts Building, Lee Edwards Gallery

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

April 12—April 14, 2019

Campus Center, Auditorium

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 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

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

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

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
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 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
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

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

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

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

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

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

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