Week of  October 13—19, 2019
Sharp and funny, 'Baltimore' is a timely dramedy set on a college campus not unlike ours.

October 10—October 19, 2019
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October 13—October 15

Rand Theater

Professional yoga instruction for the UMass Amherst campus community and beyond.

September 4—December 11, 2019, Mon/Wed 8:15 am-9:45 am

Fine Arts Center, 204

Would you like to win up to $2,000 towards your (or your student's) spring 2020 tuition and fees? Purchase tuition raffle tickets for your chance to win.

July 1—October 21, 2019 8:00 am-9:00 am

Online

Join the W. E. B. Du Bois Center for a weekly light breakfast and discussion of a text by or about Du Bois. All are welcome.

September 2—May 25, 2020, Mondays 9:30 am-11:00 am
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December 23—December 30, January 20, May 25

Library, W.E.B. Du Bois, W. E. B. Du Bois Center, Floor 22, Room 2220

Matthew Mattingly ’02 is an artist living and working in Western Massachusetts. The exhibit includes new and recent oils, watercolors, and ink drawings, including landscapes, figures, sketches, and works from imagination.

September 3—December 13, 2019, weekdays 9:00 am-5:00 pm
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November 28

Science and Engineering Library

SNAP is a nutrition assistance program, providing eligible low-income students and families benefits they can use to purchase food. Come meet with our friendly SNAP rep to learn more!

September 6—December 6, 2019, Fridays 10:00 am-12:00 pm
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November 29

Bartlett Hall, 103

A collaboration between UMass Permaculture and the UMass Student Farm, the UMass Student Farmers' Market is a weekly event featuring live music, fresh local veggies, medicinal herbs, handmade crafts, student art, and an opportunity to get to know the amazing sustainability and DIY community on the UMass campus.  

September 13—November 15, 2019, Fridays 12:00 pm-4:00 pm

Campus Pond, East Pond Lawn (near the ILC).

When something is bothering you, talking about it is often the first step toward a solution!

September 10, 2019 4:00 pm-5:00 pm
October 16, 2019 4:00 pm-5:00 pm
November 4, 2019 4:00 pm-5:00 pm
November 26, 2019 4:00 pm-5:00 pm
December 11, 2019 4:00 pm-5:00 pm

70 Butterfield Terrace, International Programs Office

Join us for Zumba on Tuesdays and Yoga on Thursdays under the large tent behind the library!  Sign up on IMLeagues!

September 10—October 24, 2019, Tue/Thu 5:30 pm-6:30 pm

Library Lawn, tent

The 15th annual installment of the semester-long film series, New Asia Cinema, explores diverse, transcendent, and transformative stories, identities, representations, and experiences of migrants, exiles, refugees, asylum seekers, returnees, and outsiders.

September 11—December 4, 2019, Wednesdays 7:30 pm
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November 13, November 27

Isenberg School of Management, 137

Fielding, curated by Emily Tareila (MFA, Studio Arts, 2019) uses the plant Goldenrod (L. solidago) as a lens through which to engage the Natural History Collections and the UMass community.

September 11—October 30, 2019, Wednesdays 10:00 am-5:00 pm

Morrill Science Center, 144

Drawing from the burgeoning collections of visual materials in Special Collections and University Archives (SCUA), the exhibit follows the history of documentary photography from its century origins to its flowering in the post-World War II era.

September 20—January 30, 2020
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November 28, December 21—December 22, weekends, December 25, December 28—January 1

Library, W.E.B. Du Bois, Lower Level and Floor 25

During the past 30 years, Leonardo Drew has become best known for his installations, both sweeping in scale and intimate in detail, which transform materials such as cotton, metal, animal hides, and wood — often oxidizing, burning, and decaying them — into something completely different from their original state.

September 20—December 6, 2019, Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri 11:00 am-4:30 pm
September 21—December 8, 2019, weekends 2:00 pm-5:00 pm
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November 23—November 30

University Museum of Contemporary Art

In this weekly class, students will learn about Native American beadwork.

September 26—December 5, 2019, Thursdays 5:00 pm-7:00 pm
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November 14, November 28

Josephine White Eagle Cultural Center

This workshop will provide a short introduction to the life of W. E. B. Du Bois and his significance as a scholar, public intellectual, and activist. 

October 1, 2019, Tuesdays 11:00 am-12:00 pm
October 15, 2019, Tuesdays 2:00 pm-3:00 pm

Library, W.E.B. Du Bois, W. E. B. Du Bois Center, Floor 22, Room 2220

Explore, enjoy, and play with the River-Process Table, used for teaching Fluvial Geomorphology and Flood Risk Management, and 3D-printed pieces for it from the UMass Amherst Libraries Digital Media Lab.

October 8—October 25, 2019 9:00 am-5:00 pm
October 22, 2019 10:00 am-11:00 am
October 22, 2019 5:00 pm-6:00 pm

Agricultural Engineering Building, 114

Avital Sagalyn: A Life of Exploration, researched and curated by a team of UMass Art History students, explores the range of Sagalyn’s work and rich cultural history.

October 4—December 6, 2019, Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri 11:00 am-4:30 pm
October 5—December 8, 2019, weekends 2:00 pm-5:00 pm
October 3, 2019, Thursdays 11:00 am-8:00 pm
November 7, 2019, Thursdays 11:00 am-8:00 pm
December 5, 2019, Thursdays 11:00 am-8:00 pm
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November 23—December 1

University Museum of Contemporary Art

In this safe, non-judgmental group, survivors of sexual violence are supported to explore their personal stories through writing.  

October 8—October 15, 2019

This is a judgement free, safe space for survivors of sexual violence to drop in and share what's on their mind.  Facilitators will discuss coping skills and issues common to all survivors such as trust, boundaries and triggers.

October 10—December 13, 2019, Thursdays

The Second exhibit in a three-part series, 'Games of Chance'. Printmaker Erika Radich explores the thread between art and science. Rocío Olguín’s abstract paintings make use of the symbolism and color found in her city of Oaxaca, Mexico. Gallery Hours: M&T 1-7pm; W-F 1-5pm

October 8—October 29, 2019, Mon/Tue 1:00 pm-7:00 pm
October 9—October 25, 2019, Wed/Thu/Fri 1:00 pm-5:00 pm
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October 14

Augusta Savage Gallery

Enjoy an exciting day of golf at the beautiful Crumpin-Fox Golf Club in Bernardston, Mass.

October 13, 2019
11:00 am-6:00 pm

Crumpin-Fox Golf Club
The photographs in this exhibition, all made in rural areas and towns in Massachusetts, invite the contemplation of structures and markers placed in local landscapes. 

October 15—November 6, 2019, Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri 1:00 pm-6:00 pm
October 13—November 3, 2019, Sundays 2:00 pm-5:00 pm

Hampden Gallery

Artist Statement: "I paint immenseness and smallness, often together. I paint totems and monuments: huge mountains, blocky buildings, ancient columns. I also paint small onlookers and cohabitors: little worms, agape eyeballs, goofy vegetables. There is a sweep of hugeness, but also of wonkiness and humor."

October 15—November 6, 2019, Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri 1:00 pm-6:00 pm
October 13—November 3, 2019, Sundays 2:00 pm-5:00 pm

Hampden Gallery

Come support Women's Soccer as they take on Dayton.

October 13, 2019
1:00 pm-3:00 pm

Rudd Field

Columbus Day is a legal holiday in Massachusetts.

October 14, 2019

All Campus

The conference is dedicated to research and education, and will include technical sessions, panel discussions, a graduate student symposium, a poster session, engineering software workshops, business meetings, social events, and opportunities for interesting excursions.

October 14—October 16, 2019 8:00 am-7:00 pm

Campus Center

A Monday class schedule will be followed all day today.

October 15, 2019

All Campus

Record a lecture presentation, narrated tutorial, or a software demonstration and then post the resulting "screencast" on your Moodle course or class website. In this hands-on workshop we will use Camtasia. We will also discuss the different ways screencasting is being used to enhance classroom and online instruction. 

October 15, 2019
10:30 am-12:30 pm

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

Learn how the cutting-edge resources in the UMass Core Facilities can enhance your R&D

October 15, 2019
11:00 am-4:00 pm

Life Science Laboratories, IALS Conference Center

Join host Elizabeth Hoffman, Program Information Specialist, and Mike Famighette, Director of the Full-time MBA, to learn more about Isenberg’s residential, on-campus Full-time MBA program.

October 15, 2019
12:00 pm-1:00 pm

Online

The Office of Research in the College of Nursing is pleased to present the third talk in its 2019 Fall Seminar Series, "Frank Voices Talk PSEG: How We Were Scored, Got $$$, and Engaged Community" by Dr. Jin Kim-Mozeleski (School of Public Health and Health Services) and Cheryl Dukes (College of Nursing).

October 15, 2019
12:00 pm-1:00 pm

Skinner Hall, 101

Join Jessica Moulton, program information specialist, for an in-person information session on campus to learn more about the Isenberg School of Management's MSB&A program. 

October 15, 2019
5:30 pm-6:30 pm

Isenberg School of Management, 108

Through this Latinx Heritage Month Community Building Dinner,  students, faculty, staff and the community  will identify common values that promote collaboration and strengthen community. 

October 15, 2019
6:00 pm-8:00 pm

Campus Center, Amherst Room

The Department of Music and Dance presents the first of two Faculty Chamber Series concerts.

October 15, 2019
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

Have an idea for a patent? Want to look up the patent for something you've been curious about? The UMass Amherst Patent & Trademark Resource Center is one of about eighty such centers in the country that provides patent and trademark help to all members of the community for free.

October 16, 2019 11:00 am-12:00 pm
October 31, 2019 2:00 pm-3:00 pm

Science and Engineering Library, Classroom

Come support Men's Soccer as they take on Yale.

October 16, 2019
3:00 pm-5:00 pm

Rudd Field

Connect with instructors across departments and colleges to share ideas and learn new ways to design curricula using games and game-like activities. Folks who are broadly interested in scholarship on games and game design are welcome, too.

October 16, 2019
4:00 pm-5:00 pm

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

Visiting scholar Kathy Lavezzo (Department of English, University of Iowa) will deliver a talk titled “The Wandering Woman in the Jewish Boy: Gender, Antisemitism, and the English City."  This talk grows out of her research on antisemitism from the age of Bede to the time of Milton.

October 16, 2019
4:30 pm

Arthur F. Kinney Center for Interdisciplinary Renaissance Studies, First Floor Lecture Room

Koru Mindfulness offers an introduction to mindfulness in everyday life.

October 16—November 6, 2019, Wednesdays 4:30 pm-5:15 pm

Campus Center, 804-808

The place to start. Test venture ideas in front of an audience and a panel of judges. No written business models or plans required. Experts will provide real-time feedback.

October 16, 2019
5:00 pm-8:00 pm

Old Chapel

Musicians Jason Robinson, Bob Weiner, and Carl Clements will play an improvisational concert in response to the artwork of Leonardo Drew, now on view at the University Museum of Contemporary Art. 

October 16, 2019
5:30 pm

University Museum of Contemporary Art

bias is a film that challenges us to confront our hidden biases and understand what we risk when we follow our gut.

October 16, 2019
5:30 pm

Isenberg School of Management, Learning Commons

Have questions about Off Campus Housing but don't know where to start? Come in to our small advising session and we'll get you set up on our Off Campus Housing website. 

October 17, 2019
11:00 am-1:00 pm

Bartlett Hall, 103

Come support Women's Soccer as they take on Davidson.

October 17, 2019
3:00 pm-5:00 pm

Rudd Field

How Hardware Learns: Iteration is central to the process of making almost anything, as design ideas change as they come into contact with reality.

October 17, 2019
4:00 pm-5:15 pm

Agricultural Engineering Building, 114

Walk-in Flu Clinic for the UMass Amherst campus community.

October 17, 2019
4:30 pm-7:30 pm

Berkshire Dining Commons

Tom Segev, a leading Israeli historian and journalist, presents his new book “A State at Any Cost: The Life of David Ben-Gurion.”

October 17, 2019
5:00 pm

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

The food industry is one of the largest contributors to global climate change.

October 17, 2019
5:00 pm-8:00 pm

Hampshire Dining Commons

Kamila Shamsie is the author of seven novels, which have been translated into over 20 languages.

October 17, 2019
8:00 pm

Old Chapel

Family Weekend has an exciting schedule of events for students and their families to enjoy together.

October 18—October 20, 2019

All Campus

UMass Amherst Carbon Mitigation Taskforce (CMTF) is conducting five interviews with the leading consulting and engineering firms who responded to a Request for Proposals (RFP) to help UMass develop a plan that will transition the campus towards 100% renewable energy for heating, cooling, and electricity needs of the Amherst campus. 

October 18, 2019
10:00 am-5:00 pm

Campus Center, 904-08

The Town of Great Barrington and the University of Massachusetts Amherst Libraries mark the 50th anniversary of what was, in 1969, the controversial establishment of the W. E. B. Du Bois Boyhood Homesite. Talks, readings, exhibitions, music, and film will take place at the Homesite, Mason Library, and First Congregational Church. 

October 18, 2019
1:00 pm-7:00 pm

W. E. B. Du Bois Boyhood Homesite
Are you a researcher working with a language that uses non-Latin writing systems? Do you want to more effectively discover and access sources in this language? Join area studies librarians Kayleigh Fischietto and Sharon Domier as they share best practices for searching and requesting resources from institutions around the world.

October 18, 2019
1:00 pm-2:00 pm

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

The Department of Music and Dance presents a lecture by Timothy Johnson, Professor of Music Theory at Ithica College, titled Caroline Shaw's Musical Interactions with Sol LeWitt's Wall Drawings in Partita for 8 Voices.

October 18, 2019
2:30 pm-4:00 pm

Integrative Learning Center, N255

Making a Difference in Developing Countries. Emerging tools and approaches in digital fabrication and electronics are empowering non-traditional makers to develop and implement technical hardware at scales and in contexts that would have been impractical just a few years ago. Rob Ryan-Silva will discuss his work using these approaches to build hardware and build capacities to build hardware in developing countries, how custom hardware can be used to change dynamics of civic engagement, the importance of the open-source movement to international development, and more.

October 18, 2019
2:30 pm-3:45 pm

Agricultural Engineering Building, 114

Come tour some of the newest green buildings on campus, led by Ludmilla Pavlova, Senior Campus Planner, including the Isenberg Innovation Hub.

October 18, 2019
3:00 pm-4:30 pm

Isenberg Business Innovation Hub, meet at the hub at 3:25 pm

Gerson S. Sher provides a sweeping and critical history of what happens when science is used as a foreign policy tool.

October 18, 2019
4:00 pm-5:00 pm

Integrative Learning Center, 131

The Paint Party is a celebration of an aspect of African American culture. Students will take part in a paint party that focuses on the expression of their culture in a creative way.

October 18, 2019
5:00 pm-9:00 pm

Malcolm X Cultural Center, Malcolm X Cultural Center

HFA Literary Magazine - Submit by Friday, October 18th.

October 18, 2019
5:00 pm

All Campus

Join us for a film screening of "How to Let Go of the World and Love All the Things Climate Can't Change."

October 18, 2019
6:00 pm

Commonwealth Honors College, Event Hall East (same building as Root's Cafe)

UMass takes on Union.

October 18, 2019
7:00 pm

Mullins Center

The Department of Music and Dance presents the 45th Annual Multiband Pops concert, coordinated by Jeffrey W. Holmes

October 18, 2019
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Concert Hall

Featuring our favorite recipes from the families of UMass Amherst. Families submitted recipes for our Taste of Home Cookbook and recipes have been selected to be made in each of our four DCs. Please join us during Family Weekend at any DC location.

October 19, 2019
7:00 am-9:00 pm

All Dining Commons

The goal of this conference is to provide students with the tools, content, and networking opportunities to better understand the importance of diversity, and to help them learn the skills and capabilities of inclusive leadership.

October 19, 2019
8:00 am-5:00 pm

Isenberg Business Innovation Hub

The Women of Color Leadership Network will be taking a group of emerging and dynamic women and nonbinary student-of-color leaders from our undergraduate UMass community to share in personal development and community building at our first annual Women of Color Leadership Network (WOCLN) Retreat.

October 19, 2019
9:00 am-9:00 pm

Sirius Community
 Student Parent Programs are hosting Touch A Truck. Join us for a family fun-filled morning and meet the crews, touch the trucks, play games and eat yummy donuts.

October 19, 2019
10:00 am-12:00 pm

Police Department

Sigma Kappa Sorority Dodgeball Tournament. Students must sign up to attend the tournament. There will be a fee.

October 19, 2019
10:30 am

Boyden Gymnasium

Come support your UMass Women's Swim & Dive team as they take on Vermont.

October 19, 2019
1:00 pm

Boyden Gymnasium, Joseph R. Rogers, Jr., Pool

UMass battles Union in their second of two games.

October 19, 2019
7:00 pm

Mullins Center

UMass's short-form improv troupe presents an hour of free comedy with a twist...GLOW STICKS.

October 19, 2019
8:00 pm-9:00 pm

Herter Hall, 231