Week of  April 21—27, 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
This event does NOT occur on:
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
This event does NOT occur on:
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

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

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

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
This event does NOT occur on:
March 12

Chadbourne House, Josephine White Eagle Cultural Center

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

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

Please join the UMass Amherst Libraries for our spring Concerts in the Courtyard.

April 3, 2019 12:00 pm-1:00 pm
April 23, 2019 12:00 pm-1:00 pm

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

Open to any UMass undergraduate student.

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

Tobin Hall, 521B

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

Walk in and get tested for sexually transmitted infections (STIs) and HIV. No appointment needed. HPV vaccinations also available.

April 22, 2019
11:00 am-3:00 pm

Campus Center Room 163
Protect Our Breasts National Annual Fundraiser is Earthdayogathon with studios across the country hosting donation-based classes to celebrate Earth Day.

April 22, 2019
11:30 am-12:30 pm

Isenberg School of Management, Outside

Have you ever noticed how much waste we produce in our daily lives?  Do you wonder how much of it could have been recycled and kept out of the landfill? We do.

April 22, 2019
12:00 pm-2:00 pm

Southwest Concourse
This workshop will be an introduction to 3D modeling concepts, common modeling techniques, and 3D modeling a simple object.

April 22, 2019
1:00 pm-2:30 pm

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

Celebrate International Earth Day this year with Paperbark Literary Magazine.

April 22, 2019
4:00 pm-6:00 pm

South College, E470

The kid-friendly study lounge provides you with dedicated time to focus on work while your kids engage in the playroom. Bring your laptops, get some work done and enjoy delicious food.

April 22, 2019
5:00 pm-7:00 pm

Campus Center, Amherst & Hadley Rooms

Come celebrate new books by Dr. Shonekan & Dr. Parker!

April 22, 2019
5:00 pm-7:00 pm

New Africa House, Theater Room 303

The YKCC is hosting a week of action to address and discuss the deportation of Southeast Asians in the United States.

April 22—April 24, 2019 6:00 pm-8:00 pm

Yuri Kochiyama Cultural Center

The Department of Music and Dance presents a string chamber music concert under the coordination of string faculty member Elizabeth Chang.

April 22, 2019
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

Are you concerned with making your classroom welcoming to students from a variety of cultures, but are not sure what that means in a practical sense? This interactive workshop will introduce a tool to help you analyze your teaching style.

April 23, 2019
9:45 am-11:15 am

Goodell Hall, 301

Every year, The Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans supports 30 New Americans, immigrants, or the children of immigrants, who are pursuing full-time graduate degrees in the US. Learn about this post-graduate fellowship for the 2020-2021 academic year. Applications are open in April 2019. 

April 23, 2019
11:00 am-12:00 pm

Commonwealth Honors College, 301, 3rd floor

This workshop discusses how region, climate, and other factors impact queer/trans spectrum faculty, and how institutions can help develop more supportive environments.  

April 23, 2019
12:00 pm-2:00 pm

Campus Center, Hadley Room

Join us for a garden kickoff at the Hillel garden on Tuesday, April 23 from 4-5:30pm to help prepare the garden beds for the growing season.

April 23, 2019
4:00 pm-5:30 pm

Hillel House

Arduino microcontrollers in the classroom: teaching how to phrase effective science questions and how to answer them with original data.

April 23, 2019
4:00 pm

Hasbrouck Hall, 242

Sonia Nieto has devoted her professional life to questions of diversity, equity, and social justice in education.

April 23, 2019
5:00 pm-7:00 pm

Library, W.E.B. Du Bois, 2601

A reception with light refreshments will immediately follow a talk by congressman James McGovern.

April 23, 2019
5:30 pm

Goodell Hall, Bernie Dallas Room

The Reduced Shakespeare Company presents The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged) [Revised].

April 23, 2019
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Concert Hall

The Department of Music and Dance presents the Marimba Bands and Ensembles under the direction of Thomas Hannum. Music by Debussy, Schumann & Offenbach plus contemporary and pop classics from Stevie Wonder, Philip Glass, Billy Joel, Jason Mraz and others.

April 23, 2019
7:30 pm

Bowker Auditorium

Community members are invited to join the cast in the Fine Arts Center lobby for the Bard’s Birthday Bash.

April 23, 2019
9:00 pm-10:30 pm

Fine Arts Center

The annual Data Science Research Symposium brings together data science researchers across industry and academia to showcase research collaborations, encourage technical exchange and professional networking, and facilitate new efforts to tackle emerging challenges. 

April 24, 2019
9:00 am-5:00 pm

Campus Center, Auditorium

Learn about the newest electric vehicles (EV's); talk with EV owners and manufacturers about costs, mileage, range, rebates incentives like the 20% discount in UMass parking fees and UMass EV charging stations.

April 24, 2019
10:00 am-2:30 pm

UMass Transit Building, parking lot

In this age of independent inventors and entrepreneurs, along with the business community, patents are more important than ever. Learn about patents and how to search them.

April 24, 2019
12:00 pm-1:00 pm

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

“Connectomics: what, how, and why” with Jeff Lichtman

April 24, 2019
4:00 pm-5:00 pm

Morrill Science Center, 222

Join the Department of Communication as we celebrate our students' many forms of achievement and expression. 

April 24, 2019
5:00 pm

Integrative Learning Center, Comm Hub

Join us for a Free film screening of "Pick of The Litter" -- a documentary that follows five spirited puppies from the moment they're born through their quest to become guide dogs for the blind. 

April 24, 2019
5:30 pm-7:30 pm

South College, W245

Former Hardee's and Carl's Jr. CEO Andy Puzder will discuss capitalism and his latest book, "The Capitalist Comeback: The Trump Boom and the Left's Plot to Stop It."

April 24, 2019
6:45 pm-8:00 pm

Integrative Learning Center, N151

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

April 24, 2019
7:30 pm

Isenberg School of Management, 137

Chicago saxophonist Ken Vandermark and New York trumpeter Nate Wooley have released two, highly acclaimed recordings since forming their duo in 2013.

April 24, 2019
8:00 pm

Old Chapel

A participatory workshop exploring how unions and worker co-operatives can and are joining forces to build economic democracy, labor solidarity and a more just and sustainable world.

April 25, 2019
12:00 pm-2:30 pm

Campus Center, Hadley Room

Please join UMass alumna Martina Amoth and UMass Ph.D. student Nyanthini Kadirgamar  as they critically reflect on the recent attacks in their countries. 

April 25, 2019
12:00 pm-1:30 pm

Furcolo Hall, 201

An exhibition celebrating the rich diversity of STEM students at UMass Amherst.

April 25, 2019
2:00 pm-5:00 pm

Library, W.E.B. Du Bois, Digital Media Lab, Floor 3

The  Jones Library in Amherst is proud to announce that the Sixth Annual Samuel Minot Jones Awards for Literary Achievement — the Sammys — will honor poet Richard Michelson and The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art. A special Centennial Sammy will be given to author Bruce Watson. 

April 25, 2019
6:00 pm-9:00 pm

Converse Hall at Amherst College
Zakir Hussain, a tabla maestro of formidable knowledge and practice returns with a new project exploring world music with some of world’s greatest percussionists working within the genre.

April 25, 2019
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Concert Hall

Commonwealth Honors College hosts the 25th Massachusetts Undergraduate Research Conference with more than than 1,200 students from 24 Massachusetts public higher education institutions exhibiting their findings in fields ranging from art history to public health to veterinary science. 

April 26, 2019
8:00 am-5:30 pm

Campus Center

Have you ever been curious about how a book is made? In this workshop you’ll learn about the anatomy of modern books by handling books that were bound using a variety of methods and materials.

April 26, 2019
11:00 am-12:00 pm

Library, W.E.B. Du Bois, 1638

Share the Experience: The Women in Sports Media Symposium will feature keynote speakers Pro Football Hall of Fame broadcaster Lesley Visser and pioneer Melissa Ludtke.

April 26, 2019
11:00 am-4:00 pm

Integrative Learning Center, S240

Give new life to that old pair of jeans or ripped shirt during our Repair Fair Farmers' Market. During our final Farmers' Market of the season, we'll be setting up a repair and mending station on Goodell Lawn.

April 26, 2019
12:00 pm-4:00 pm

Goodell Hall, Lawn

Featuring a talk by Erik Bleich, Professor of Political Sciene at Middlebuy College.

April 26, 2019
12:30 pm

Thompson Hall, 420

Tour the green buildings of the campus' science district.

April 26, 2019
3:30 pm-4:30 pm

All Campus

Sensitive Periods in Human Development: The Effects of Early Profound Deprivation on Brain-Behavioral Development

April 26, 2019
3:30 pm-5:00 pm

Commonwealth Honors College, 160 Event Hall East

Registration is closed.

April 26—April 28, 2019 4:00 pm-11:00 pm

All Campus

Jerusalem, We Are Here is an interactive documentary that digitally brings Palestinians back into the Jerusalem neighborhoods from which they were expelled in 1948. Director Dorit Naaman will guide a virtual tour of Palestinian Jerusalem, weaving together pre-1948 memories and documents, with contemporary space politics.

April 26, 2019
4:30 pm

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

The UMass Amherst Student Chapter of INFORMS cordially invites you to our end of semester party!

April 26, 2019
4:30 pm-6:30 pm

Isenberg School of Management, N135

Come support the UMass Minutemen Men's Lacrosse team as they take on Delaware in this CAA Conference matchup! 

April 26, 2019
5:00 pm

Garber Field

The Department of Music and Dance presents the Junior Choreography Dance Projects.

April 26—April 27, 2019 7:30 pm

Totman Gym, Performance Lab

The Department of Music and Dance presents the Symphony Band and their program Symphonic Landscapes, under the direction of Dr. Matthew Westgate.

April 26, 2019
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Concert Hall

Come join local scientists and citizens passionate about making science more accessible for the general public and more present in our everyday society.

April 27, 2019
9:00 am

Downtown Amherst
Some people think creepy crawlies are just plain gross. But if you look closely, every bug in your garden has a song to sing about the special job it does to help plants grow. Ideal for ages 2-8; all are welcome.

April 27, 2019
11:00 am-1:00 pm

Campus Center, Hadley Room

Softball vs. Fordham

April 27, 2019
11:00 am

Sortino Field Softball Complex

Softball vs. Fordham

April 27, 2019
1:00 pm

Sortino Field Softball Complex

Join us for free food and activities all afternoon!

April 27, 2019
1:00 pm-4:00 pm

Orchard Hill Residential Area, Bowl

Circuits & Code is the all-ages, free project showcase of M5, the UMass Amherst Makerspace for Solid-State Electronics and Computing Machinery.

April 27, 2019
3:00 pm-5:00 pm

Marcus Hall, 5

Wind Ensemble & Studio Orchestra: Real Cool.  Matthew Westgate and Felipe Salles, conductors.  David Biedenbender, guest composer-in-residence.

April 27, 2019
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Concert Hall