Month of January 2020
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
This event does NOT occur on:
December 23—December 30, January 20, May 25

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

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
This event does NOT occur on:
November 28, December 21—December 22, weekends, December 25, December 28—January 1

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

The UMass Assistive Technology Center (ATC) will be having an open house every second Friday of the month.

November 8, 2019 9:00 am-4:00 pm
December 13, 2019 9:00 am-4:00 pm
January 10, 2020 9:00 am-4:00 pm
February 14, 2020 9:00 am-4:00 pm
March 13, 2020 9:00 am-4:00 pm
April 10, 2020 9:00 am-4:00 pm
May 8, 2020 9:00 am-4:00 pm

Library, W.E.B. Du Bois, Learning Commons, Lower Level, Room 43

Interested in the intersections of art and activism? Want to learn new skills and discuss identity in an accepting, community atmosphere? Just want to destress from school in a low-stakes way? Nostras Voces (Our Voices) is hosting open, drop-in sessions, All identities, levels of experiences, and interest in creation welcome!  

November 24—December 15, 2019, Sundays 6:30 pm-7:30 pm
November 25—January 13, 2020, Mondays 7:00 pm-8:00 pm

Stonewall Center

Fit in an extra class, complete a requirement, and earn a few more credits.

December 26—January 18, 2020
This event does NOT occur on:
December 30—January 1

Online

New Year's Day is a legal holiday in Massachusetts.

January 1, 2020

All Campus

Away from the buzz of campus, this daylong retreat will give UMass faculty of color a chance to regroup and focus on our writing goals while connecting with faculty from across campus. A writing coach will be available throughout the day for one-on-one consultations.  

January 6, 2020
9:30 am-5:30 pm

The Alvah Stone
Join Program Information Specialist Jessica Moulton to learn more about the Isenberg School of Management's newest program, the Master of Finance in Alternative Investments. 

January 7, 2020
12:00 pm-1:00 pm

Online

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

January 8, 2020
12:00 pm-1:00 pm

Online

UMass battles La Salle at the Mullins Center.

January 8, 2020
7:00 pm

Mullins Center

Join host Lara Curtis, Program Information Specialist, and Mike Famighette, Director of the Full-time MBA, to learn more about Isenberg’s full-time, residential, On-Campus MBA program.

January 9, 2020
12:00 pm-1:00 pm

Online

Bring your lunch, laptop and your Drupal questions to our Drupal Brown Bag.Brown-bag sessions are sponsored by University Communications for UMass Amherst Drupal website owners only.

January 10, 2020
12:00 pm-1:00 pm

Slobody Building, 301 (3rd floor)

UMass battles Saint Joseph's at the Mullins Center.

January 11, 2020
12:00 pm

Mullins Center

UMass takes on BC in this Hockey East matchup.

January 11, 2020
7:00 pm

Mullins Center

Join Program Information Specialist Jessica Moulton to learn more about our newest program, the Master of Finance in Alternative Investments.

January 14, 2020
12:00 pm-1:00 pm

Online

The Amherst Humans Rights Commission invites you to a program celebrating the legacy of Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.  

January 15, 2020
4:00 pm

Steps of Amherst Town Hall
UMass battles La Salle at the Mullins Center.

January 15, 2020
7:00 pm

Mullins Center

This interactive workshop will offer public speaking strategies for help you  prepare for presentations, engage audiences, reduce anxiety, and even frame your research for a more general audience. 

January 16, 2020
10:00 am-11:30 am

Integrative Learning Center, S240

The Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Committee of Amherst presents the 36th annual Martin Luther King Jr. Community Breakfast with speaker Paul H. Wiley, interim head of school at The Common School.

January 18, 2020
8:30 am-12:00 pm

Amherst-Pelham Regional Middle School
UMass battles George Washington at the Mullins Center.

January 18, 2020
4:30 pm

Mullins Center

Join us to cheer on the UMass Men’s Basketball team battle George Washington.  This is a free event for international students, scholars, staff and families. Registration is required to reserve your free ticket! 

January 18, 2020
4:30 pm

Mullins Center

Martin Luther King Jr. Day is a state holiday in Massachusetts. Most university offices are closed.

January 20, 2020

All Campus

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Celebration: "In Times Like These"

January 20, 2020
11:00 am-1:00 pm

MassMutual Center
Take part in The Resistance Center’s longest standing tradition as we celebrate the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. UMass Amherst Professor Amilcar Shabazz is the keynote speaker.

January 20, 2020
12:00 pm-3:30 pm

Edwards Church of Northampton
Today is the first day of classes for the Spring 2020 semester at UMass Amherst.

January 21, 2020

All Campus

Professor Derek Applewhite visits campus as a BRiDGE Scholar.

January 21—January 22, 2020 12:30 pm-12:15 pm

All Campus

Taco-bout a welcome. Connect with current and new students, university staff, and student leaders as we welcome you to UMass. Enjoy a complimentary taco bar.

January 21, 2020
5:30 pm-7:00 pm

Campus Center, Auditorium

Join host Lara Curtis, Program Information Specialist, and Mike Famighette, Director of the Full-time MBA, to learn more about Isenberg’s full-time, residential, On-Campus MBA program.

January 22, 2020
12:00 pm-1:00 pm

Online

The School of Public Health and Health Sciences welcomes guest speaker David A. Savitz, PhD, from Brown University to the SPHHS Dean's Seminar series. Savitz will deliver a talk titled "The Public’s Love/Hate Relationship with Epidemiology: The Burden of Being Relevant.”

January 22, 2020
2:00 pm-4:00 pm

Old Chapel

Distinguished Lecturer - Naoshige Uchida

January 22, 2020
4:00 pm

Morrill Science Center, 222

FREE, friendly drop-in session wiht a counselor from the Center for Counseling and Psychological Health (CCPH).

January 22, 2020 4:00 pm-5:00 pm
February 11, 2020 4:00 pm-5:00 pm
February 26, 2020 4:00 pm-5:00 pm
March 10, 2020 4:00 pm-5:00 pm
March 25, 2020 4:00 pm-5:00 pm
April 7, 2020 4:00 pm-5:00 pm
April 22, 2020 4:00 pm-5:00 pm
May 5, 2020 4:00 pm-5:00 pm

70 Butterfield Terrace, 310

UMass battles VCU at the Mullins Center.

January 22, 2020
5:00 pm

Mullins Center

FREE private showing of Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker. Pick up your ticket on the Campus Center Concourse between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. on Wed. 1/22. Must have student ID. Limited to first 250 students; one ticket per ID.

January 22, 2020
7:00 pm

Cinemark Theater
Are you interested in helping run an annual event which helps nearly 1,000 students learn about and build with technology? If so, apply to be an organizer for next year's HackUMass! 

January 22, 2020
7:30 pm

Integrative Learning Center, S331

Come pick up some free giveaways and chat with university departments about campus resources and opportunities.

January 23, 2020
1:00 pm-4:00 pm

Campus Center, Auditorium

Zuckerman, director of the MIT Center for Civic Media, will explore the backlash against social media and what it would mean to build alternative social media systems designed to strengthen democratic society.

January 23, 2020
4:00 pm-5:00 pm

Integrative Learning Center, Communications Hub, 3rd floor

The Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, part of the School of Public Health and Health Sciences, will host a seminar, as part of the Biostatistics program: “Estimation for Possibly Non-Stationary Long Memory Processes."

January 24, 2020
10:00 am-11:00 am

Life Science Laboratories, LSL S330

Join us to enjoy great conversation over FREE coffee, tea, and tasty snacks!

January 24, 2020 4:00 pm-5:00 pm
February 4, 2020 4:00 pm-5:00 pm
February 18, 2020 4:00 pm-5:00 pm
March 13, 2020 4:00 pm-5:00 pm
May 4, 2020 4:00 pm-5:00 pm

Old Chapel, 2nd Floor

UMass takes on UNH in this Hockey East matchup.

January 24, 2020
7:00 pm

Mullins Center

UMass battles Duquesne at the Mullins Center.

January 25, 2020
2:00 pm

Mullins Center

Tomlinson’s goal is to create images that swim with a certain mood.

January 26, 2020 2:00 pm-4:00 pm

Hampden Gallery

This series of small poured acrylic paintings contemplates flight and transportation as a metaphor for personal change.

January 26—February 28, 2020, Sun/Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri

Hampden Gallery

Johnson is captivated by the physicality and craft of painting, its viscosity and malleability.

January 26—February 28, 2020

Hampden Gallery

Join the Stonewall Center for a Spring welcome back LGBTQ+ community ice skate event.

January 26, 2020
11:30 am-1:20 pm

Mullins Center, Ice Rink

Join UMass Dining to celebrate Lunar New Year in all Dining Commons.

January 27, 2020
5:00 pm-9:00 pm

All Dining Commons

Join WOCLN in an evening filled with fun conversations and community building.

January 27, 2020
5:30 pm-7:00 pm

Berkshire Dining Commons, Berkshire Room

Director Erin Nicole Eggers is seeking a joyful and eclectic group of storytellers for Mr. Burns, a post-electric play, the final show of the mainstage season. 

January 27—January 28, 2020 6:00 pm-10:00 pm

Fine Arts Center, 204

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

January 28, 2020
5:30 pm-6:30 pm

Isenberg School of Management, 108

Interspersed with the spoken words of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., the evening brings together gospel with jazz and Broadway tunes.

January 28, 2020
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Concert Hall

UMass battles Richmond at the Mullins Center.

January 29, 2020
12:00 pm

Mullins Center

Join WOCLN in an evening filled with fun conversations and community building.

January 29, 2020
5:30 pm-7:00 pm

Malcolm X Cultural Center

Join us in welcoming Anne Massey as the new dean of the Isenberg School of Management during an evening of professional networking, remarks and conversation.

January 29, 2020
5:30 pm-8:30 pm

The Westin St. Francis San Francisco on Union Sqaure
UMass battles Saint Joseph's at the Mullins Center.

January 29, 2020
7:00 pm

Mullins Center

Roni Horn in Conversation with Julie Brigham-Grette and William Daniels; moderated by Shona Macdonald.  

January 30, 2020
4:00 pm-7:30 pm

University Museum of Contemporary Art

FREE, confidential one-on-one legal consultation with Attorney Bernadette Stark from the Student Legal Services Office (SLSO).

January 30, 2020 4:00 pm-5:00 pm
February 12, 2020 4:00 pm-5:00 pm
March 12, 2020 4:00 pm-5:00 pm
April 29, 2020 4:00 pm-5:00 pm
May 6, 2020 4:00 pm-5:00 pm

70 Butterfield Terrace, International Programs Office

UMass Music & Dance presents a concert by guest saxophonist David Stambler (Penn State University) and Nadine Shank, piano, with Jeffrey Holmes, piano, Dave Picchi, bass and Tom Giampietro, drums.

January 30, 2020
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

Dr. Buckley will discuss the hypothesis that environmental chemical exposures impair skeletal development and bone mass accrual, with a particular focus on the role of gestational and childhood exposures. 

January 31, 2020
10:00 am-11:00 am

Life Science Laboratories, LSL S330

For more than forty years, American artist Roni Horn has developed a richly diverse practice that spans drawing, sculpture, photography, installation, and books.

January 31—April 26, 2020, Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri 11:00 am-4:30 pm
February 1—April 26, 2020, weekends 2:00 pm-5:00 pm
February 6, 2020, Thursdays 11:00 am-8:00 pm
March 5, 2020, Thursdays 11:00 am-8:00 pm
April 2, 2020, Thursdays 11:00 am-8:00 pm
This event does NOT occur on:
March 8—March 15

University Museum of Contemporary Art

Two sisters working out family tensions amid a climate crisis and the settlement of Mars. Four meddling kids and a dog confront the unexplainable and question their identities. 

January 31—February 1, 2020 7:30 pm
February 6, 2020 7:30 pm
February 8, 2020 2:00 pm
February 14—February 15, 2020 7:30 pm
February 20, 2020 7:30 pm
February 22, 2020 2:00 pm

Curtain Theater

UMass battles BC in their second Hockey East meeting. 

January 31, 2020
7:00 pm

Mullins Center