Temporary restrictions on campus events are now in place. Events with location labeled Online are still happening, pending further restrictions.
Month of February 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, March 16—March 30, May 25

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

This event is canceled.

January 21—May 7, 2020 9:00 am-5:00 pm
This event does NOT occur on:
March 14—March 22, weekends

Science and Engineering Library

This event is canceled.

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

Massachusetts Soccer School's Spring Break Camp is designed for boys and girls in kindergarten through 8th grade. 

February 17—February 20, 2020

Boyden Gymnasium

This event is canceled.

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
May 4, 2020 4:00 pm-5:00 pm

Old Chapel, 2nd Floor

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

January 28—February 28, 2020, Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri 1:00 pm-6:00 pm
January 26—February 23, 2020, Sundays 2:00 pm-5:00 pm

Hampden Gallery

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

January 28—February 28, 2020, Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri 1:00 pm-6:00 pm
January 26—February 23, 2020, Sundays 2:00 pm-5:00 pm

Hampden Gallery

This event has been canceled.

January 30—May 6, 2020, Thursdays 2:00 pm-3:00 pm
This event does NOT occur on:
March 19

Bartlett Hall, 103

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
April 29, 2020 4:00 pm-5:00 pm
May 6, 2020 4:00 pm-5:00 pm

70 Butterfield Terrace, International Programs Office

This event is canceled.

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 14—March 22

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

On January 1, 2019, works published in the U.S. in 1923 came out of copyright and are now free for public use and sharing. To celebrate, the UMass Amherst Libraries curated this traveling exhibit featuring some of these materials.

February 2—February 23, 2020, Sundays 12:00 pm-5:00 pm
February 1—February 26, 2020, Wed/Sat 10:00 am-3:00 pm
February 4—February 27, 2020, Tue/Thu 3:00 pm-8:00 pm

Leverett Public Library
Come support your UMass Men’s Swim and Dive team as they compete against Fordham University.

February 1, 2020
1:00 pm

Boyden Gymnasium, Joseph R. Rogers Jr. Pool

Come support the UMass Women’s Swim and Dive team as they take on Fordham University.

February 1, 2020
1:00 pm

Boyden Gymnasium, Joseph R. Rogers Jr. Pool

This event is SOLD OUT.  A wait list is available through the FAC Box Office at 413-545-2511.

February 1, 2020
6:00 pm-11:30 pm

Campus Center Auditorium

UMass Music & Dance present CLARIconNEcT!: An Immersive Clarinet Day.

February 2, 2020
8:30 am-4:30 pm

Fine Arts Center, Music Wing

National experts Rolf Gates and Kate Johnson will lead students in a day-long retreat designed to provide a deep sense of calm and a rich toolkit for cultivating self-regulation amidst an often dysregulated world.

February 2, 2020
9:00 am-5:00 pm

Campus Center, Auditorium

Anne LaPrade Seuthe's new body of work entitled Hot Housed, Volunteers, and Anomalies speaks to the nature of growth and decay in humanity and the natural environment. 

February 3—February 24, 2020, Mon/Tue 1:00 pm-7:00 pm
February 5—February 21, 2020, Sun/Wed/Thu/Fri/Sat 1:00 pm-5:00 pm
This event does NOT occur on:
February 17

Augusta Savage Gallery

The Innovators Warm-Up introduces the lean startup approach and explains how I-Corps @ UMass Amherst programs can help you test product ideas that emerge from your academic research, know-how, or class projects while positioning your team to access future funding. 

February 3, 2020
5:30 pm-7:00 pm

Life Science Laboratories (LSL) S350
A conversation focused on the impact of police violence on black communities and how artists offer creative responses featuring Joe Gonzalez of PHILADANCO! The Philadelphia Dance Company

February 3, 2020
6:30 pm-8:00 pm

New Africa House, Theater (basement level)

Meetings on March 24 and later have been canceled.

February 4—April 28, 2020, Tuesdays 12:00 pm
This event does NOT occur on:
March 17

Herter Hall, 4th Floor Lounge

Come to this interactive workshop to discuss lecture design structures and strategies that will help students better understand how your course is organized; what is most important; and how to engage with the course ideas and materials. 

February 4, 2020
10:00 am-11:30 am

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

The Gilman International Scholarship enables undergrads to study or intern abroad, awarding not only grants up to $5,000, but also providing critical skills needed in the 21st century workforce. 

February 4, 2020
1:00 pm-2:00 pm

Commonwealth Honors College, 3rd floor

The Offices of Equity and Inclusion and Human Resources are launching the UMass Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) as of Spring 2020.

February 4, 2020
4:30 pm-6:30 pm

Campus Center, Auditorium

Come visit the All-Campus Makerspace and learn how to make crochet flowers.

February 4, 2020
5:30 pm-7:00 pm

Astronomy Bldg.
The Innovators Warm-Up introduces the lean startup approach and explains how I-Corps @ UMass Amherst programs can help you test product ideas that emerge from your academic research, know-how, or class projects while positioning your team to access future funding. 

February 4, 2020
5:30 pm-7:00 pm

Bartlett Hall, Room 301
The Arts Extension Service’s Arts Entrepreneurship Initiative and the Women of Color Leadership Network present...

February 4—February 18, 2020, Tuesdays 6:30 pm

New Africa House, 203

UMass Music & Dance presents a faculty concert by Elizabeth Chang, violin, with guest Steven Beck, piano, featuring music by Beethoven, Korngold, Sessions and others.

February 4, 2020
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

In this workshop, we will explore strategies that college instructors can adopt to support English as as additional language (EAL) students in their classrooms. 

February 5, 2020
11:45 am-1:15 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.

February 5, 2020
12:00 pm-1:00 pm

Online

In June 2019, Copper Giloth spent a week in one of the storage facilities at the Château de Versailles taking 25,000 photographs of remnants from the Labyrinth, which was built in the gardens of the château in 1665 and removed in 1775.

February 5, 2020
5:00 pm-7:00 pm

Herter Art Gallery

As a dual citizen (Pakistan and United States), Mahwish Chishty has focused her research on border relations of these two countries for almost a decade.Opening reception will have refreshments

February 5, 2020
5:00 pm-7:00 pm

Herter Art Gallery

In Boundary Objects, the audience activates recent work by Jeff Kasper, including text, time-based media, games, and soft objects.  The entire installation serves as a temporary social space for navigating interpersonal boundaries. Visitors are encouraged to use the exhibition to slow-down, rest, and practice playful ‘choreographies of support’ that can be applied to real-world conflicts, conversations, and collective situations.Opening reception will have refreshments.

February 5, 2020
5:00 pm-7:00 pm

Herter Art Gallery

Ever wonder how all of the parts in your computer work together? Learn about the major parts that make a computer work while you put one together yourself.

February 5, 2020
5:30 pm-7:00 pm

Astronomy Bldg.
Join the viewing of Black history films all month, presented by the AfroAm Undergraduate Council.

February 5—February 26, 2020, Wednesdays 7:00 pm

New Africa House, Theater Room (#03)

This event is canceled.

February 7—April 26, 2020, Sun/Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri/Sat
This event does NOT occur on:
March 14—March 22

University Museum of Contemporary Art

The Innovators Warm-Up introduces the lean startup approach and explains how I-Corps @ UMass Amherst programs can help you test product ideas that emerge from your academic research, know-how, or class projects while positioning your team to access future funding. 

February 6, 2020
9:00 am-10:30 am

Life Science Laboratories (LSL) N210
The UMass Amherst Arts Extension Service, the College of Humanities and Fine Arts, and BDIC are pleased to present the Arts Entrepreneurship Initiative's Spring Arts and Humanities Internship Fair.

February 6, 2020
11:30 am-2:30 pm

Fine Arts Center, Atrium

"Beneath the Veil: The Du Boisian Creed and the Psychic Life of Race", a talk by W. E. B. Du Bois Center fellow, Freeden Blume Oeur. 

February 6, 2020
4:00 pm-6:00 pm

Library, W.E.B. Du Bois, 2220

Cultivating Justice: How Land, Knowledge, and Power Shape African American Experiences in Rural and Urban Agriculture.

February 6, 2020
4:00 pm-5:00 pm

Olver Design Building, 170

with a Collection exhibition, Procheta Mukherjee Olson explores the multiple ways in which her work parallels the formal and conceptual concerns of Yun Fei Ji’s “Three Gorges Dam Migration” (2002).

February 6, 2020
5:00 pm-8:00 pm

University Museum of Contemporary Art

UMass Music & Dance presents a Faculty Concert by Gregory Spiridopoulos, trombone, and Nikki Stoia, piano, with Jonathan Hulting-Cohen, saxophone.

February 6, 2020
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

The Philadelphia-based dance company returns to UMass Amherst in celebration of its 50 years as one of the premiere African-American dance companies, presenting iconic Philadanco works as well as new choreography that highlights their continued engagement with today's most important social issues.

February 6, 2020
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Concert Hall

UMass battles Providence in this Hockey East matchup.

February 7, 2020
7:00 pm

Mullins Center

UMass battles Fordham at the Mullins Center.

February 8, 2020
1:00 pm

Mullins Center

Take something apart.

February 8, 2020
1:00 pm

Astronomy Bldg.
UMass Music & Dance presents a concert by the UMass Amherst Chamber Choir led by Joan Miller, graduate conductor.

February 8, 2020
4:30 pm

Immanuel Lutheran Church
Make your own burrito or taco and orchata drink. After making our own Mexican burritos and tacos and enjoying our orchata drinks, we cap the evening to enjoy “Selena” documenting the life of the famous Mexican singer Selena, played by Jennifer Lopez.

February 8, 2020
6:00 pm-9:00 pm

Latin American Cultural Center

UMass battles George Mason at the Mullins Center.

February 9, 2020
2:30 pm

Mullins Center

UMass Music & Dance presents a Faculty Concert by Ayano Kataoka, percussion, with guest Hiromi Fukada, piano.

February 9, 2020
4:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

Five students with autism offer insight into the challenges of living on campus. Autism Goes to College is a first of its kind film, packed with honest insights for student, parents and educators offering an eye-opening look at what a growing number of neurodiverse students are bringing to campus.

February 10, 2020
6:00 pm

Furcolo Hall, The New Carney Family Auditorium

Designed for first-time Zotero users and those who have some experience but would like more grounding in the basics, this workshop will guide you through organizing your library, downloading new sources, adding sources you already have, editing sources, and using Zotero with Word for writing papers.

February 11, 2020 11:00 am-12:00 pm

Science and Engineering Library, Classroom

The Office of Research in the College of Nursing is delighted to present the first talk in its 2020 Spring Seminar Series. Dr. Em Rabelais, an academic health ethicist and health humanities scholar and an Assistant Professor at the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Nursing, will discuss "Listening outside of whiteness: Make our bodies matter."

February 11, 2020
12:00 pm-1:00 pm

Life Science Laboratories, S330

Please come and join us to practice your Catalan and have coffee.

February 11, 2020
12:30 pm-1:30 pm

Herter Hall, 4th floor

Looking for off campus housing? Need help with your housing situation? General off campus housing questions?

February 11, 2020
2:00 pm-4:00 pm

Bartlett Hall, 103

The Innovators Warm-Up introduces the lean startup approach and explains how I-Corps @ UMass Amherst programs can help you test product ideas that emerge from your academic research, know-how, or class projects while positioning your team to access future funding. 

February 11, 2020
4:00 pm-5:30 pm

Life Science Laboratories (LSL) N210
Ryan Wicks from UMass Air will teach you how to design and fabricate a mini airplane out of foam board.

February 11, 2020
5:30 pm-7:00 pm

Astronomy Bldg.
This event has been canceled.

February 11, 2020
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Concert Hall

Come learn about the United States Patent & Trademark Office (USPTO) PTRC program and the resources and services it has to offer to patrons, free of charge.

February 12, 2020 1:00 pm-2:00 pm

Science and Engineering Library, Classroom

The College of Social and Behavioral Sciences (SBS) welcomes all undergraduate students to come and learn more about the majors, minors, and certificates in SBS.

February 12, 2020
1:00 pm-4:00 pm

Old Chapel, 2nd Floor

This workshop will guide you through organizing your library, downloading new sources, adding sources you already have, editing sources, and using Mendeley with Word for writing papers.

February 12, 2020
2:00 pm-3:00 pm

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

In this free, four-session course designed for college students, you will learn mindfulness practices and gain experience in various meditation techniques.

February 19—March 11, 2020, Wednesdays 4:00 pm-5:15 pm

Campus Center, 905-909

Mold making workshop hosted by Reynolds Advanced Manufacturing. 

February 12, 2020
4:00 pm-6:00 pm

Astronomy Bldg.
Erica Armstrong Dunbar will discuss the life of Ona Judge, a woman whose life story examines the irreconcilable tension between the concept of freedom and the institution of slavery.

February 12, 2020
5:00 pm

Commonwealth Honors College, Events Hall

Join us as we explore together, through creative collage and vision boarding, what freedom means to each of us in the contexts of race, relationships, and more.

February 12, 2020
5:30 pm-7:00 pm

New Africa House, 127

Artists Justin Kimball (Conway Professor of New Media, Amherst College) and Jenny Vogel (Associate Professor of New Media Art, UMass Amherst) will give their personal takes on Roni Horn’s exhibition Pi.

February 12, 2020
5:30 pm

University Museum of Contemporary Art

Meet other LGBT+ students for conversation about your experiences with religion and spirituality as a queer person.

February 12, 2020
5:30 pm

Franklin Dining Commons

Make a Light-up Heart Shaped Plushie using conductive thread and LED lights.  

February 12, 2020
6:00 pm-8:00 pm

Astronomy Bldg.
UMass battles Dayton at the Mullins Center.

February 12, 2020
7:00 pm

Mullins Center

UMass Music & Dance presents a Faculty Chamber Concert featuring music by Rimsky-Korsakov, Chick Corea, Amanda Harberg and Henri Tomasi.

February 12, 2020
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

Volunteer, internship, work study and other positions available at the CWC for Fall 2020.

February 13—April 29, 2020

Online

THE HAND THAT FEEDS recounts the struggles of undocumented immigrant workers as they attempt to achieve fair wages and better working conditions in New York’s Upper East Side. 

February 13, 2020
12:30 pm-2:30 pm

Campus Center, 174-76

If you have ever published or hope to publish, you will likely be presented with a contract drafted by a lawyer.

February 13, 2020
1:00 pm-2:00 pm

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

Please join us in an afternoon of storytelling, engagement, and sharing.

February 13, 2020
3:00 pm-5:00 pm

Old Chapel, Great Hall

Town Ecology: For the Land of Towns and Villages  Richard T. T. Forman Professor Emeritus, Harvard UniversityRichard T. T. Forman is often considered a “father” of landscape ecology and also road ecology, helps spearhead urban ecology, and recently pioneered town ecology. 

February 13, 2020
4:00 pm-5:00 pm

Olver Design Building, 170

Experienced programmers from M5 will teach you how to use and program the Metro M4 board, a development board that lets you get started with programming to control hardware in Python.

February 13, 2020
6:00 pm-7:30 pm

Astronomy Bldg.
“Collaborative Problem-Solving: Challenges and Dilemmas from our Classrooms,”  co-sponsored by the Center for Teaching & Learning and the Graduate School’s Office of Professional Development

February 14, 2020
9:30 am-11:00 am

Goodell Hall, 301, CTL conference room

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.

February 14, 2020
12:00 pm-1:00 pm

Slobody Building, 301 (3rd floor)

This workshop will guide you through organizing your library, downloading new sources, adding sources you already have, editing sources, and using RefWorks with Word and Google Docs for writing papers.

February 14, 2020
2:00 pm-3:00 pm

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

UMass Music & Dance presents a performance by the Advanced Percussion Ensemble, Ayano Kataoka, director.

February 14, 2020
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

UMass battles Dayton at the Mullins Center.

February 15, 2020
12:30 pm

Mullins Center

UMass Music & Dance presents the 35th Annual High School Honor Band Concert, with Matthew Westgate, coordinator/conductor, and Cait Nishimura, guest composer-in-residence.

February 15, 2020
7:00 pm

Fine Arts Center Concert Hall

Love is in the air! Join us to watch UMass Amherst's premier short-form improv troupe in a night of free, Valentine-themed comedy.

February 15, 2020
8:00 pm

Herter Hall, 231

Presidents' Day, officially known as "Washington's Birthday," is a legal holiday in Massachusetts.

February 17, 2020

All Campus

Monday class schedule is followed today.

February 18, 2020

All Campus

The annual UMass Amherst Winter Photo Contest is here! Post your best photos of UMass Amherst in winter to Instagram with the hashtag #UMassWinterPhoto20. Three winners will each receive Amazon gift cards.

February 18—February 27, 2020

All Campus

UMass Arts Extension Service (AES) and the UMass Permaculture Initiative seek a student artist or artists to integrate the arts into the Franklin Permaculture Garden.

February 18—March 1, 2020

Online

Do you use YouTube video platforms to share videos, or to teach with? What do you need to know about YouTube’s ContentID system and copyright claims? Come learn about responding to copyright claims, synch licensing for videos, and finding music for your videos.

February 18, 2020
12:00 pm-1:00 pm

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

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.

February 18, 2020
12:00 pm-1:00 pm

Online

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

February 18, 2020
5:30 pm-6:30 pm

Isenberg School of Management, 108

A reception and talk by AfroAm graduate student and curator Erika Slocumb.

February 18, 2020
6:00 pm

New Africa House, Theater Room (#03)

UMass battles Saint Louis at the Mullins Center.

February 18, 2020
7:00 pm

Mullins Center

The UManage Center for the Science of Symptom Self-Management in the College of Nursing is delighted to host Dr. Ben Marlin, Associate Professor in the College of Information and Computer Sciences, who will discuss "Just-in-Time Adaptive Interventions: Case Studies on Mobile Technology Integration for Health and Behavioral Science".

February 19, 2020
12:00 pm-1:00 pm

Skinner Hall, 101

Open Researcher and Contributor ID (ORCID) is a free, unique, persistent, and universal digital identifier.

February 19, 2020 3:00 pm-4:00 pm

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

Designed for first-time Zotero users and those who have some experience but would like more grounding in the basics, this workshop will guide you through organizing your library, downloading new sources, adding sources you already have, editing sources, and using Zotero with Word for writing papers.

February 19, 2020
2:00 pm-3:00 pm

Science and Engineering Library, Classroom

Neuroscience Distinguished Lecturer Series

February 19, 2020
4:00 pm

Morrill Science Center, 222

The Innovators Warm-Up introduces the lean startup approach and explains how I-Corps @ UMass Amherst programs can help you test product ideas that emerge from your academic research, know-how, or class projects while positioning your team to access future funding. 

February 19, 2020
4:00 pm-5:30 pm

Life Science Laboratories (LSL) N210
Our aim is to bring together staff, faculty, and students and people from a variety of perspectives to watch films about migration and to create a space for an open and respectful facilitated discussion on one of the most hotly-debated topics of our times – migrants.

February 19, 2020
5:00 pm-7:30 pm

Old Chapel, 2nd Floor

The UMass Department of Music & Dance presents a jazz concert featuring music composed by our graduate jazz composition majors.

February 19, 2020
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

Learn about new features and enhancements available in the new version of PubMed, as well as some tips for more efficient & effective searching.

February 20, 2020
2:00 pm-3:00 pm

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

What does it "mean" to be a piece of scholarship? The goal of this workshop is to expand the definition of what “scholarship” is to encompass anime, manga, and graphic novels.

February 20, 2020
2:00 pm-3:00 pm

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

Learn to 3D model for 3D printing.

February 20, 2020
4:00 pm-5:00 pm

Library, W.E.B. Du Bois, 1620

A twist on speed dating: Join us for an evening of conversation and connection about our diverse religious, spiritual traditions.

February 20, 2020
5:30 pm-7:30 pm

Franklin Dining Commons

We will explain who we are, what we are about, introduce you to past participants, and answer any questions you have about the SSSA 2020 Ghana Summer Program.

February 20, 2020
6:00 pm-8:00 pm

Library, W.E.B. Du Bois, 2220

UMass Music & Dance presents a faculty concert by Edward Arron, cello with guest Jeewon Park, piano.

February 20, 2020
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

New to GIS (Geographic Information Systems) and not sure where to start? You’re in luck.

February 21, 2020
10:00 am-12:00 pm

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

The Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, part of the School of Public Health and Health Sciences, will host a seminar, as part of the Epidemiology program, “Beyond eating blueberries and doing Sudoku: why exposures to environmental toxicants might shape the way our brains age." 

February 21, 2020
10:00 am-11:00 am

Life Science Laboratories, LSL S340

Title: Resilience - the Danish VersionSafe from natural hazards such as earthquakes and volcanoes and populated with mostly nice and peaceful people, Denmark is often seen as what Danes would call “the melted butter in the center of the sweet porridge”.

February 21, 2020
11:00 am-12:00 pm

Isenberg Business Innovation Hub, N135

This workshop will guide you through organizing your library, downloading new sources, adding sources you already have, editing sources, and using Mendeley with Word for writing papers.

February 21, 2020
2:00 pm-3:00 pm

Science and Engineering Library, Classroom

UMass Opera presents Mozart's The Magic Flute, K. 620. Singspiel in 2 acts, sung in German with supertitles & dialogue in English.

February 21, 2020 7:30 pm
February 23, 2020 3:00 pm

Bowker Auditorium

Meet UMass Alumna Joanne Weir- an award winning author, cooking teacher, chef, television personality and restaurateur.

February 21, 2020
5:00 pm-9:00 pm

Worcester Dining Commons

Come to the All-Campus Makerspace to learn how to create burned art on scrap wood! Whether you are a beginner or have experience with pyrography, we welcome you to come to this fun workshop to develop your skills.

February 21, 2020
6:00 pm-8:00 pm

Astronomy Bldg.
Keynote: Dr. Saida Grundy will speak on"Gendering Social Justice Capitalism: The Du Boisian question behind the curious case of grooming Black male success." Live stream: https://youtu.be/KOWa8mI8RXw

February 21, 2020
6:40 pm

Online

UMass battles Davidson at the Mullins Center.

February 22, 2020
12:00 pm

Mullins Center

UMass Men's Lacrosse takes on Harvard at Garber Field.

February 22, 2020
1:00 pm

Garber Field

The battles of the UMasses. Watch as UMass Amherst takes on UMass Lowell in the Mullins Center.

February 22, 2020
7:00 pm

Mullins Center

Join the W. E. B. Du Bois Center in celebrating Du Bois's 152nd birthday (actual birthday Feb. 23)! The Du Bois Center is hosting a special edition of its weekly Breakfast with Du Bois Events, featuring an open house, refreshments, readings, and Du Bois swag.

February 24, 2020
10:00 am-12:00 pm

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

Meet representatives from a variety of industries catered toward health and wellness, including for profit, non-profits, education and government agencies. Learn about volunteering, internships and full-time opportunities.

February 24, 2020
10:00 am-3:00 pm

Campus Center, Auditorium

Dawn Tilbury, Head of NSF's Directorate for Engineering, highlights new cross-cutting programs at the NSF and discusses the Ten Big Ideas for Future Investments. 

February 24, 2020
10:30 am-12:00 pm

Marcus Hall, Gunness Student Center Conference Room

Over the past 5-10 years open educational resources, or OER, have gained traction in the educational marketplace as "disruptors" of traditional teaching materials; so much so that all of the major commercial textbook publishers now offer an OER product of some kind.

February 25, 2020 10:00 am-11:00 am

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

Interested in practicing your Spanish? Join us for our Spanish conversation hour, Café Olé, and enjoy coffee, snacks, and conversation with other Spanish speakers.

February 25, 2020
11:30 am-12:30 pm

Herter Hall, 4th Floor Lounge

This is a safe and constructive environment for anyone who has have ever found themselves wondering if they've said the wrong thing or been culturally insensitive. Those who want to connect more effectively and be more inclusive to those around them should join the "What if I Say the Wrong Thing?" Learning Community Book Group.

February 25, 2020
12:00 pm

Campus Center, 162

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.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.

February 25, 2020
12:00 pm-1:00 pm

Online

Anyone who is already registered to vote in the Town of Amherst can vote early and on campus in the Massachusetts Presidential Primary.

February 25—February 27, 2020 4:00 pm-7:30 pm

Bartlett Hall, 316A

The magic of Barrie’s classic tale springs spectacularly to life in this heartwarming theatrical event. Finding Neverland is “far and away the best musical of the year!” (NPR).

February 25, 2020
7:00 pm

Fine Arts Center Concert Hall

UMass Music & Dance presents the 3rd Annual Bezanson Legacy Series Concert.

February 25, 2020
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

Feeling stressed? Come hang out with some Bright Spot therapy dogs to relieve midterms stress. 

February 26, 2020
10:30 am-1:00 pm

Campus Center Auditorium, and Du Bois Library

Come learn about the United States Patent & Trademark Office (USPTO) PTRC program and the resources and services it has to offer to patrons, free of charge.

February 26, 2020
11:00 am-12:00 pm

Science and Engineering Library, Classroom

Dignity and Respect in Action: Community Conversations (DARIA) are a series of events for students, faculty, and staff to come together and build skills to overcome division while talking about real issues affecting the campus and society at large. Themes that have been explored thus far include respectful dialogue and inclusion, feelings that arise when controversial speakers and topics are brought to campus, and difficult conversations in the classroom. 

February 26, 2020
11:15 am-1:15 pm

Campus Center, Amherst Room

WomenHeart is the nation’s only patient-centered advocacy, education and support organization solely dedicated to serving the nearly 48 million women in the U.S.

February 26, 2020 12:00 pm-2:00 pm
February 26, 2020 4:00 pm-6:00 pm

Science and Engineering Library

Looking for off campus housing? Need help with your housing situation? General off campus housing questions?

February 26, 2020
12:00 pm-2:00 pm

Bartlett Hall, 103

This workshop will guide you through organizing your library, downloading new sources, adding sources you already have, editing sources, and using RefWorks with Word and Google Docs for writing papers.

February 26, 2020
2:00 pm-3:00 pm

Science and Engineering Library, Classroom

Learn how to make and then take home your own book using the Japanese 4-hole binding technique.

February 26, 2020 4:00 pm-5:30 pm

Library, W.E.B. Du Bois, 2249

Procheta Mukherjee Olson works in the format of miniature painting to explore the irregular and fluid terrains of multicultural exchanges in India. In this talk, Olson will discuss her process and the ways in which in her work parallels the concerns of Yun Fei Ji’s Three Gorges Dam Migration (2009-10).

February 26, 2020
5:30 pm

University Museum of Contemporary Art

A historian who looks into the ruins in search of the future has to squint, look carefully at the shards of hope, wonder if it would ever be possible to find the pathways outwards and forwards.

February 26, 2020
6:00 pm

Isenberg School of Management, Flavin Family Auditorium

UMass battles VCU at the Mullins Center.

February 26, 2020
7:00 pm

Mullins Center

The 27th Annual Massachusetts Multicultural Film Festival presents a screening of Keyholes: Short Films from Israel/Palestine (2007-2019, Gal Rosenbluth, Nayef Hammoud, Dekra Zohir Makalda, Shady Srour, Ihab Jadallah, Larissa Sansour, approx. 89 min, in Hebrew and Arabic w/English subtitles).

February 26, 2020
7:30 pm

Isenberg School of Management, 137

The Innovators Warm-Up introduces the lean startup approach and explains how I-Corps @ UMass Amherst programs can help you test product ideas that emerge from your academic research, know-how, or class projects while positioning your team to access future funding. 

February 27, 2020
9:00 am-10:30 am

Life Science Laboratories (LSL) N210
Looking for ways to help your students learn or re-learn anatomy? Representatives from Visible Body will share different ways that the 3D Human Anatomy Atlas can be used inside and outside the classroom.

February 27, 2020
10:00 am-11:00 am

Science and Engineering Library, Classroom

Katherine Foo is being hosted by the Department of Landscape Architecture and Regional Planning. 

February 27, 2020
10:30 am-6:00 pm

Olver Design Building, 170

Join the Office of Equity and Inclusion for an informational lunch on our "Braving the Wilderness" by Brene Brown book group.This group is a safe and constructive environment for those who find it challenging to have discussions with people who have different life experiences or backgrounds. 

February 27, 2020
12:00 pm

Campus Center, 174

In this installment of the avant-garde, internationally-influential Station trilogy, refugees visit and drink, wash, fight, and love at a water station.

February 27—February 29, 2020 7:30 pm
March 4—March 7, 2020 7:30 pm
March 7, 2020 2:00 pm

Rand Theater

Did you ever wonder where your spleen is? Curious about the duodenum? The Human Anatomy Atlas lets you examine human anatomy in great detail.

February 27, 2020
2:30 pm-3:30 pm

Science and Engineering Library, Classroom

Activating Landscape Sustainability Science: a framework for governing urban green infrastructure.Katherine Foo Assistant Professor, Worcester Polytechnic Institute.In response to predominantly local and private approaches to landscape change, I suggest in this talk a greater focus on the multiscalar influences on landscape design.

February 27, 2020
4:00 pm-5:00 pm

Olver Design Building, 170

Attacks on reproductive rights and justice are in the news daily—from the rollback of abortion rights and contraception access to the separation of children from their parents at the border.

February 27, 2020
4:00 pm-6:00 pm

Goodell Hall, Bernie Dallas

In this interactive keynote presentation, two editors of the book, Teaching for Black Lives, will discuss their book and the overall project of making Black lives matter in schools. This presentation will include a discussion, a classroom activity and an audience Q & A. 

February 27, 2020
4:30 pm

Furcolo Hall, Carney Family Auditorium

This event has been postponed.

February 27, 2020
5:00 pm-7:00 pm

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

February marks Black History Month, a federally recognized, nationwide celebration that calls on all Americans to reflect on the significant roles that African-Americans have played in shaping U.S. history

February 27, 2020
5:30 pm-8:00 pm

Campus Center, Amherst Room, 10th Floor

UMass Music & Dance presents the 39th Annual Jazz Showcase: Bird, Brubeck, Blakey & Beyond.

February 27, 2020
7:30 pm

Bowker Auditorium

The Music & Dance Department presents Senior Choreography Projects, Part I: works created by senior dance majors and performed by UMass Dancers.

February 28—February 29, 2020 7:30 pm-9:00 pm

Totman Performance Lab , 202

This unique trio brings together three of the most respected musicians performing today: David Virelles, William Parker, and Gerald Cleaver.

February 27, 2020
7:30 pm

Northampton Arts Trust
This workshop is aimed at GIS beginners who are excited to start playing around with real geospatial data.

February 28, 2020
10:00 am-12:00 pm

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

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, “Integrative network learning from correlated multi-view data”, to be given by Dr. Zhang, Friday February 28 at 10:00 AM in the Campus Center 803. It is a one time series event, free and open to the public. This is not a co-sponsored event.

February 28, 2020
10:00 am-11:00 am

Campus Center, 803

In this inaugural Department of Communication Annual Lecture Series, Silvio Waisbord, Ph.D., former editor-in-chief of the Journal of Communication, argues that long before "interdisciplinary" became a buzzword, communication studies was already a "post-discipline," crossing multiple academic fields.

February 28, 2020
12:30 pm

Integrative Learning Center, 301

Computational Social Science Institute Seminar with César A. Hidalgo on "How Humans Judge Machines".

February 28, 2020
12:30 pm-2:00 pm

Computer Science Building, 150

The University of Massachusetts Amherst Graduate School is proud to host its 4th annual Three Minute Thesis (3MT) Competition.

February 28, 2020
1:00 pm-2:30 pm

Old Chapel, 2nd Floor

The iNaturalist app is a free tool for engaging with the world around us.

February 28, 2020 2:00 pm-3:30 pm

Science and Engineering Library, Classroom

Converstion hour in Portuguese

February 28, 2020 4:00 pm-5:00 pm
March 27, 2020 4:00 pm-5:00 pm
April 24, 2020 4:00 pm-5:00 pm

Herter Hall, 301

Hattian Carnival is a celebration held over several weeks each year leading up to Mardi Gras. It is the largest annual carnival held in the capitol and biggest city in Haiti, Pot-au-Prince. 

February 28, 2020
6:00 pm-8:00 pm

Latin American Cultural Center

The University Programming Council is hosting the Oscar winning film, Parasite! Come join us in viewing this fantastic film with free popcorn and beverages.

February 28, 2020 8:00 pm-10:30 pm
March 1, 2020 8:00 pm-10:30 pm

Bartlett Hall, 65

Join the UMass Transit team! Apply, interview, and get hired on site, with free brunch from Bruegger's after applying.

February 29, 2020
11:00 am-2:00 pm

UMass Transit Building, Bus Garage

UMass battles Rhode Island at the Mullins Center.

February 29, 2020
12:00 pm

Mullins Center

UMass Men's Lax takes on Yale

February 29, 2020
1:00 pm

Garber Field

UMass battles UConn in this Hockey East matchup.

February 29, 2020
7:00 pm

Mullins Center

Come relive your favorite Bar/Bat Mitzvah memories! Free food and drinks, classic 2010's tunes, photo booth, and the best bar/bat mitzvah games (with prizes and giveaways). Bring your (Jewish and non-Jewish) friends.

February 29, 2020
8:30 pm-11:00 pm

Campus Center, 163