Week of  November 17—23, 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

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

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

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

Version control is one way to track changes to files on your computer, and is regularly used for project management in collaborative environments.

November 1, 2019 10:30 am-11:30 am
November 18, 2019 11:00 am-12:00 pm

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

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

Do you have a presentation that requires a poster? Not sure where to start or the best way to design a poster? Come join us.

November 7, 2019 11:00 am-12:00 pm
November 20, 2019 1:00 pm-2:00 pm

Science and Engineering Library, Classroom

UMass takes on Hartford on Alumnae Day.

November 17, 2019
2:00 pm

Mullins Center

Meet Justin Risley, a senior at UMass Amherst and award-winning photographer and filmmaker.  Join us for a reception to view his collection of photographs from his solo travel through Asia.

November 18, 2019
8:00 am-9:30 am

International Programs Office, 1st floor

The sisters of Sigma Kappa and the brothers of Sigma Chi are working together to collect canned foods for the Amherst Survival Center and other shelters and food pantries.

November 18—November 21, 2019 10:00 am-2:00 pm

Campus Center, bluewall

Gobble! Gobble! Remember making construction paper turkeys (tracing your hand and using a brown paper lunch bags) in elementary school? Come join Team Positive Presence as we get crafty and are thankful about the Thanksgiving break! We will also be decorating mini pumpkins (everyhting provided).

November 18, 2019 12:00 pm-2:00 pm
November 20, 2019 6:00 pm-8:00 pm

Bartlett Hall, 103

What is open education, what are open educational resources? Come find out and see how the use of these materials can be used to address student success, retention and affordability.

November 18, 2019
3:30 pm-4:30 pm

Library, W.E.B. Du Bois, Faculty Commons, Floor 26

Join UMass community members and students for great conversation over FREE coffee, tea and tasty international snacks!

November 18, 2019
4:00 pm-5:00 pm

Old Chapel, 2nd Floor

Victoria Cruz is a long-time trans community activist and a counselor for the Anti-Violence Project in New York City.

November 18, 2019
5:30 pm-6:30 pm

Furcolo Hall, 125

Iandoli, Desai & Cronin, P.C. Immigration Law Firm will  present a session on future immigration strategies, including: Employment Based Visas & Permanent Residency "Green Cards"

November 18, 2019
5:30 pm-7:00 pm

Old Chapel, 2nd Floor

UMass Amherst presentsPulitzer Prize-winning reporter Jodi Kantor at the Springfield Public Forum in an event moderated by Kathy Roberts Forde of the UMass Amherst Journalism Department.

November 18, 2019
6:00 pm

Springfield Symphony Hall
Victoria Cruz is a long-time trans community activist and a counselor for the Anti-Violence Project in New York City.

November 18, 2019
7:15 pm-8:30 pm

Josephine White Eagle Cultural Center

Come to this interactive workshop to learn about ways to form groups, how to help students develop skills necessary for effective group work, how to deal with challenging group dynamics, and how to assess group work.  

November 19, 2019
11:30 am-1:00 pm

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

Join MaryBeth Kimball, director of New Business Development & Recruitment for Professional Programs to learn more about Isenberg’s Online MBA program.

November 19, 2019
12:00 pm-1:00 pm

Online

Join program information Sspecialist Jessica Moulton to learn more about the Isenberg School of Management's newest program, the Master of Finance in Alternative Investments.

November 19, 2019
12:00 pm-1:00 pm

Online

U.S. immigration policy is dominating the headlines and promises to be one of the top controversial issues of the 2020 election. The upcoming panel brings together an array of prominent local immigration scholars for a moderated conversation about why we can't seem to resolve the immigration issue, why it is such a divisive topic, and what citizens should know about immigration in order to be informed voters. 

November 19, 2019
12:00 pm

Old Chapel, Great Hall

This workshop introduce attendees to 3D printing, its processes, and associated software. Attendees will learn what can be made via 3D printing, what to consider, pitfalls, and resource. Software to be introduced are: TinkerCAD, Meshmixer and Cura.

November 19, 2019
12:00 pm-1:00 pm

Agricultural Engineering Building, 120

Kelsey Donohue, communications strategist and former Assistant Press Secretary to First Lady Michelle Obama, joins the UMass Department of Journalism and its new Public Relations Student Club to discuss career paths in politics and the communications strategy behind Obama's most memorable moments.

November 19, 2019
2:30 pm-3:30 pm

Integrative Learning Center, Journalism Hub, 4th floor

A film exploring sexual assault on college campuses through the personal testimonials of five survivors who transform their experiences into a springboard for change.

November 19, 2019
3:30 pm-5:30 pm

Herter Hall, 601

Neuroscience Distinguished Lecturer Series in collaboration with Molecular and Cellular Biology.

November 19, 2019
4:00 pm

Morrill Science Center, 222

Learn the process of assembling and troubleshooting PC hardware and software issues.

November 19, 2019
4:30 pm-6:30 pm

Agricultural Engineering Building, 120

Build your own free holiday gifts this year at the All Campus Makerspace's scroll saw workshop.

November 19, 2019
5:00 pm-6:00 pm

Agricultural Engineering Building, 120

Join Program Information Specialist Jessica Moulton to learn more about the Isenberg School of Management Master of Science in Business & Analytics Program.

November 19, 2019
5:30 pm-6:30 pm

Isenberg School of Management, 108 OR ONLINE

UMass Public Health Club (PHC) is spreading a dental public health message this holiday. 

November 19, 2019
5:30 pm-7:00 pm

Hampden Dining Commons

Attendees will learn how to work with the Unity platform and how to take advantage of more advanced services offered in the Digital Media Lab.

November 19, 2019
6:00 pm-7:30 pm

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

Join the Jones Library's Civics and Democracy Series, the UMass Amherst History Department and the Center for Popular Economics for a community discussion of “Democracy in Chains: The Deep History of the Radical Right's Stealth Plan for America” by award-winning historian Nancy MacLean. 

November 19, 2019
7:00 pm

Woodbury Room, Jones Library
The Department of Music and Dance presents a guest artist concert featuring the Army School of Music Jazz Combo.

November 19, 2019
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

Montreal-based RUBBERBANDance Group makes their UMass Amherst debut with their work Ever So Slightly, an exploration of the daily challenge to find balance and reflection in our lives.

November 19, 2019
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Concert Hall

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. 

November 20, 2019
10:00 am-12:00 pm

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

Beginning your search for off campus housing? Stop by the housing fair! Meet reps from local area apartment complexes and shop for off campus housing right here on campus.

November 20, 2019
11:00 am-3:00 pm

Campus Center, Concourse

Public private partnerships are common in international development, but are they fulfilling their promise of creating equitable, cooperative and positive relationships?

November 20, 2019
11:00 am-12:30 pm

Furcolo Hall, N113

Do you have clothing you desperately need to repair? Want to learn how to sew cool patches onto your clothing or embroider art onto dull clothing? Come by Agricultural Engineering Building, room 120, anytime between 2:30 to 6:30 PM on November 20th.

November 20, 2019
2:30 pm-6:30 pm

Agricultural Engineering Building, 120

Graduate student representatives from SES member departments will be providing brief presentations on the work they do related to Earth and Sustainability.Following the event, SES will be hosting a social at the UClub.

November 20, 2019
4:00 pm-6:00 pm

Integrative Learning Center, S240

Juliet Schor will deliver the Samuel Bowles lecture. Schor's talk is titled, "It's Beyond the Gig: Work and the Platform Economy."

November 20, 2019
4:00 pm

Gordon Hall, 3rd floor conference room

Join UMass Dining as Guest Chef Virginia Willis goes around the World with the National Peanut Board.

November 20, 2019
5:00 pm-9:00 pm

Berkshire Dining Commons

Please join us for a lively evening to celebrate the launch of  the new Employee Resource Group for UMass  International Faculty and Staff.  

November 20, 2019
5:00 pm-7:00 pm

Fine Arts Center, Lobby

Join our audience as the top 3-4 teams from Innovation Challenge: The Seed Pitch and Hult Prize (competing earlier that day) pitch and awards are presented.

November 20, 2019
6:00 pm-8:00 pm

Old Chapel, Great Hall

Jim Hicks, David Ball, Corine Tachtiris and Amanda Seaman will read from  AND THERE WILL BE SINGING: An Anthology of International Writing from the Editors of “The Massachusetts Review," published in celebration of its landmark sixtieth anniversary.

November 20, 2019
7:00 pm

Amherst Books
UMass battles Rider at the Mullins Center.

November 20, 2019
7:00 pm

Mullins Center

The Department of Music and Dance presents a concert by the All University Orchestra, directed by Morihiko Nahakara and conducted by Kristo Kondakçi.

November 20, 2019
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

The UMass Amherst Institute for Global Health (IGH) in collaboration with the STEM Ambassadors Program will host a symposium titled “Achieving Global Equity through STEM Education: Health, Environment & Policy” on Thursday, November 21, from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm in the Old Chapel.

November 21, 2019
9:00 am-3:00 pm

Old Chapel

Need to relax? Love graphic novels? Join us to learn how to find graphic novels at UMass and the Five Colleges.

November 21, 2019
12:00 pm-1:30 pm

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

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

November 21, 2019
3:30 pm-6:30 pm

Recreation Center

Ethan Carr will discuss his latest book, The Greatest Beach: A History of Cape Cod National Seashore (2019). When Congress passed the park's authorizing legislation in 1961, it set a new pattern for large landscape conservation in the United States.

November 21, 2019
4:00 pm-5:00 pm

Olver Design Building, 170

Join us for a early screening of a powerful documentary about childhood trauma and related issues of conflict and displacement. Panel of experts to support discussion about conflict, trauma, and the Rohingya people to follow viewing.

November 21, 2019
6:00 pm-7:00 pm

Carney Auditorium
UMass Amherst students, faculty, and staff are invited to register for the fifth annual Tower Run on Thursday, November 21, 7-10 p.m.

November 21, 2019
7:00 pm-10:00 pm

Library, W.E.B. Du Bois, Lower Level Between Stairs

UMass battles Brown at the Mullins Center.

November 21, 2019
7:00 pm

Mullins Center

The Department of Music & Dance presents a faculty concert by Rémy Taghavi, bassoon and Nadine Shank, piano.

November 21, 2019
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

In 1619, the Dutch brought the first African slaves to Jamestown, Virginia. Acclaimed bassist and composer Avery Sharpe marks this 400th anniversary with a new original piece of music touched by spirituals, gospel, blues, jazz and classical idioms, and featuring a video component.

November 21, 2019
7:30 pm

Bowker Auditorium

Please join us for this month's Contemplative Pedagogy Working Group Meeting:  “Music Learning as Contemplative Practice,” with Jonathan Hulting-Cohen (Music & Dance).

November 22, 2019
10:00 am-11:30 am

Old Chapel, Great Hall

It's International Education Week! Join us to cheer on the UMass Hockey team vs. Merrimack. 

November 22, 2019
5:30 pm

Mullins Center

UMass takes on Merrimack in a Hockey East matchup.

November 22, 2019
7:00 pm

Mullins Center

Come support UMass Football as they take on BYU for Senior Day!

November 23, 2019
12:00 pm

McGuirk Alumni Stadium