Temporary restrictions on campus events are now in place. Events with location labeled Online are still happening, pending further restrictions.
Week of  February 23—29, 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

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

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

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
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

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

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

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

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

February 13—April 29, 2020

Online

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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