Week of  November 10—16, 2019
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

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).

Join the Stonewall Center in a craft group open to all crafts and levels. Whether you’ve been crafting for years or want to learn something new, there’s a spot for you here. Each meeting will have a different craft that you can learn or improve on, but all crafts are welcome to all meetings.

September 15, 2019 5:30 pm-7:00 pm
October 9, 2019 5:30 pm-7:00 pm
November 13, 2019 5:30 pm-7:00 pm

Stonewall Center

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

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

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

This cultural engagement program seeks to cultivate, sustain and increase knowledge of own and/or other cultures through arts and crafts.

October 30, 2019 6:00 pm-8:00 pm
November 13, 2019 6:00 pm-8:00 pm
November 20, 2019 6:00 pm-8:00 pm
December 11, 2019 6:00 pm-8:00 pm

Yuri Kochiyama Cultural Center

An exhibition presesnting works by the 1st and 2nd year MFA students from the Department of Art.

November 4—November 22, 2019, weekdays 11:00 am-4:00 pm
November 10—November 17, 2019, Sundays 1:00 pm-4:00 pm
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November 11

Herter Art Gallery

The third exhibit in a three-part series: 'Games of Chance." Shawn Farley’s mixed-media Constructions apply discarded and found materials to yield soulful results. Lois Guarino exhibits pen drawings created by making marks,which she follows obsessively until completion.

November 7—November 22, 2019, Wed/Thu/Fri 1:00 pm-5:00 pm
November 12—November 19, 2019, Mon/Tue 1:00 pm-7:00 pm
November 6, 2019 1:00 pm-7:00 pm

Augusta Savage Gallery

The ACMHE conference is an annual interdisciplinary forum for all aspects of scholarship and research on contemplative approaches in higher education.

November 7—November 10, 2019

Campus Center

Ecstatic dance and music fuel political uprising in Soyinka’s adaptation of Euripides’ classic play about a god and the despot who attempts to control him.

November 7—November 9, 2019 7:30 pm
November 14—November 16, 2019 7:30 pm
November 13, 2019 10:00 am
November 16, 2019 2:00 pm

Curtain Theater

Luiz and Lora will conduct a master class with advanced guitar students, open to observers.

November 10, 2019
9:30 am

Eric Carle Museum
Karen Loomis Artist Statement: "In these sculptural pieces I call attention to the lines and patterns made by time, the elements, experience, trauma, and even insects."

November 10, 2019
2:00 pm-4:00 pm

Hampden Gallery

Leyden, Mass. artist Deborah Garner exhibits improvisational paintings via personal immersions in the Collective Stream of Consciousness.

November 10, 2019
2:00 pm-4:00 pm

Hampden Gallery

Veterans Day is a federal holiday in the United States. Classes are not held and most university offices are closed. Essential student services, including residence halls, dining, the Rec Center  and the Du Bois Library are open.

November 11, 2019

All Campus

The planet Mercury will pass in front of the sun, an event that will not be visible in North America again until 2049. Weather permitting, UMass astronomers invite the public to view this transit of Mercury. Telescopes will be set up to safely observe Mercury's progress 

November 11, 2019
7:30 am-1:00 pm

Sunwheel

In this hands-on workshop, you will learn the basics of building a course Web site using Moodle. Instructors will be introduced to basic navigation, learn how to configure course settings, and practice adding content and activities to a Moodle course. 

November 11, 2019
10:00 am-12:00 pm

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

Walk-In Flu Clinic for the Umass Amherst campus community. Bring your insurance card.

November 12, 2019
1:00 pm-5:00 pm

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

In a time of polarizing events, UMass students invite you to affirm the value of dignity and respect for all, and to promote a respectful discourse aimed towards peace and understanding.

November 12, 2019
5:45 pm

Kendrick Park
UMass battles Northeastern at the Mullins Center.

November 12, 2019
7:00 pm

Mullins Center

A Monday class schedule will be followed today.

November 13, 2019

All Campus

"Investing in Private Markets: Social and Environmental Benefits"Stavros Siokos is the Co-Founder and Managing Partner of Astarte Capital Partners, a specialist co-investment platform, focusing on real assets opportunities that are towards the value-add area rather than core-infrastructure.  

November 13, 2019
9:00 am-10:00 am

Isenberg School of Management, 112

Join host Lara Curtis, 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.

November 13, 2019
12:00 pm-1:00 pm

Online

If you’ve ever wished you could more-easily access large amounts of data from websites, the good news is that many government agencies, news outlets, and companies have set up public Web APIs (Application Programming Interfaces) to allow people to do exactly that.

November 13, 2019
2:00 pm-3:00 pm

Library, W.E.B. Du Bois, 1920

Technology is not neutral and objective. Technology development and use occurs in gendered, racialized, and classed spaces. In this interactive feminist technology workshop, we will examine how computer systems repeatedly and systematically create unfair outcomes for users such as privileging one group of users over another. 

November 13, 2019
2:00 pm-4:00 pm

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

Join us as Egyptian-Italian hip hop artist Amir Issaa spits his truths about immigrant rights, racism and hip hop.

November 13, 2019
6:00 pm-8:00 pm

Herter Hall, 231

The Department of Music and Dance presents Brass Bash, featuring Trumpet Ensemble, Horn Choir, Trombone Choir, Brass Choir and more.

November 13, 2019
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

Create a public web presence for your teaching or research with WordPress, an easy-to-use platform for building websites and blogs. Common uses by faculty include scholarly portfolios, personal blogs, blogs authored by students as part of a course, public-facing course websites, and informational websites for labs, centers, or research groups.  

November 14, 2019
10:00 am-12:00 pm

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

73 million Americans, or 26% of the US population, listen to podcasts monthly, and 17%, or 48 million people, listen weekly. If you’ve thought about doing your own podcast to promote your scholarship or research, but don’t know where to start or how to make it accessible, this workshop will walk you through the basics. 

November 14, 2019
1:00 pm-3:00 pm

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

Come to a workshop with copyright attorney Laura Quilter to get the 101 on copyright and fair use. We promise not to turn you in to the copyright police. (And tell you if that’s even a thing.) 

November 14, 2019
1:00 pm-2:00 pm

Library, W.E.B. Du Bois, 1920

Geographic Information Systems (GIS) is a catch-all term for the software that helps us create stellar maps and explore spatial patterns in our data.

November 14, 2019
2:00 pm-4:00 pm

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

Why do we do seemingly-endless therapy for an hour per week? Intensive trauma-focused therapy offers rapid results, lower dropout rate, and fewer total treatment hours.

November 14, 2019
4:00 pm-5:30 pm

Life Science Laboratories, S300

Walk-In Flu Clinic for the Umass Amherst campus community. Bring your insurance card.

November 14, 2019
4:00 pm-7:00 pm

Greek House Phi Sigma Kappa
In the academic year 2019-20, the Institute for Holocaust, Genocide, and Memory Studies (IHGMS) at the University of Massachusetts Amherst is hosting an interdisciplinary group of scholars from the Five Colleges to explore the topic of “Citizenship and Other States of Belonging.” 

November 14, 2019
6:30 pm-9:00 pm

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

The Department of Music and Dance presents the Faculty Chamber Ensemble and their second concert of the season.

November 14, 2019
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

Chilean saxophonist Melissa Aldana was the first female musician and the first South American musician to win the Thelonious Monk International Jazz Saxophone Competition.

November 14, 2019
7:30 pm

Bowker Auditorium

The University of Massachusetts Amherst MFA for Poets and Writers and UMass Amherst Libraries co-present a reading by Ocean Vuong. This event is co-sponsored by the UMass Amherst Libraries.

November 14, 2019
8:00 pm

Fine Arts Center Concert Hall

"Personnel Management" led by experienced PI's and personnel management experts Mark Tuominen (Associate Dean of Research and Innovation), Shana Passano (Director of Professional Development), Karen Helfer (Chair of Communication Disorders and Chancellor's Leadership Fellow), and Michelle Budig (Vice Provost for Faculty Development)

November 15, 2019
9:00 am-11:00 am

Integrative Learning Center, 300

UMass INFORMS Speaker Series - Talk by Dr. Thomas SharkeyEmergency Response in the Arctic: Optimizing Investments for Global Capabilities and Local Benefits

November 15, 2019
11:00 am-12:00 pm

Isenberg School of Management, 128

The Climate Resiliency Task Force has launched an eight-month process to develop a Campus Resiliency Plan, outlining strategies for creating a stronger, more equitable, healthier and prepared campus that can thrive even under new stresses from climate change.

November 15, 2019 11:30 am-2:30 pm
November 15, 2019 3:00 pm-6:00 pm

Campus Center, 165

Join us for a free workshop in self-producing, fundraising and public relations for the independent theatre artist, with playwright Eliza Bent.

November 15, 2019
2:30 pm-4:30 pm

Fine Arts Center, 204

This is a great opportunity for students who are interested in becoming a teacher an chance to talk with the program coordinators and current students. 

November 15, 2019
3:00 pm

Furcolo Hall, 102

Join the Student Parent Programs team for Puppets with Talking Hands Theatre's Anna Sobel. Talking Hands Theatre is a New England-based company committed to entertaining children with puppets by engaging their minds and their imaginations as well as their senses of humor.

November 16, 2019
10:00 am-12:00 pm

Old Chapel, Great Hall

UMass Public Health Club (PHC) is spreading a dental public health message this holiday. PHC collaborated with offices of Dr.

November 16, 2019
12:30 pm-2:00 pm

Hampshire Dining Commons

UMass battles Central Connecticut at the Mullins Center.

November 16, 2019
1:00 pm

Mullins Center

At UMass Amherst, the Josephine White Eagle Cultural Center celebrates Native Heritage Month by inviting students, staff, faculty and community members to come together and partake in a Community Building Dinner to celebrate identities, identify common values and strengthen community.

November 16, 2019
6:00 pm-8:00 pm

Campus Center, Amherst Room

The Department of Music and Dance presents the Marimba Bands and Ensembles, under the direction of Thomas Hannum.

November 16, 2019
7:30 pm

Bowker Auditorium

UMass takes on BU in a Hockey East matchup.

November 16, 2019
8:00 pm

Mullins Center