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, May 25

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Roaring into the ‘20s— A Night That Will “Hit on All Sixes”Don’t miss this hotsy-totsy night of fine dining, dancing, and raising funds for the Fine Arts Center's Arts/Access outreach programs.

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

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

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 this Dialogue 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 7—April 24, 2020, Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri 11:00 am-4:30 pm
February 7, 2020, weekends 2:00 pm-5:00 pm
February 6, 2020, Thursdays 5:00 pm-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 7—March 15

University Museum of Contemporary Art

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

All Campus

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

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
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

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

Based in Shanghai, this award-winning theatrical drum group incorporates traditional Chinese drumming techniques and movement with a contemporary twist.

February 11, 2020
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Concert Hall

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

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

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

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

February 13, 2020
3:00 pm-5:00 pm

Old Chapel, Great Hall

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)

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

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

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

UMass battles Saint Louis at the Mullins Center.

February 18, 2020
7:00 pm

Mullins Center

Neuroscience Distinguished Lecturer Series

February 19, 2020
4:00 pm

Morrill Science Center, 222

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

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

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

UMass battles Davidson at the Mullins Center.

February 22, 2020
12:00 pm

Mullins Center

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 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

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

UMass battles VCU at the Mullins Center.

February 26, 2020
7:00 pm

Mullins Center

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

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

Attacks on reproductive rights and justice, from the rollback of abortion rights and contraception access to the separation of children from their parents at the border, are in the news daily. Come hear renowned legal scholars discuss the movement and litigation stories behind important reproductive rights and justice cases and what we can learn from them in this current political moment. 

February 27, 2020
4:00 pm-6:00 pm

Goodell Hall, Bernie Dallas

UMass Music & Dance presents the 39th Annual Jazz Showcase, featuring Jazz Ensemble I, Chapel & Jazz Lab Ensembles, Vocal Jazz Ensemble and Jazz Combos

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 27—February 28, 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
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

UMass battles Rhode Island at the Mullins Center.

February 29, 2020
12:00 pm

Mullins Center

UMass battles UConn in this Hockey East matchup.

February 29, 2020
7:00 pm

Mullins Center