Week of May 24—30, 2020
As UMass Amherst continues to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic, and in accordance with orders issued by the Governor of Massachusetts, restrictions are in place for events taking place on campus.
March 12—July 31, 2020
Join UMass Athletics' sports and performances coaches as they showcase at-home exercises every Monday to help get our UMass community up and moving.
April 3—July 6, 2020, Mondays
The Augusta Savage Gallery presents an online exhibition of work by painter and landscape architect Ponnapa Prakkamakul.
April 6—May 31, 2020
Watch the progress of falcons nesting on the roof of the Du Bois Library.
April 10—June 12, 2020
The Augusta Savage Gallery presents MFA Costume Design candidate Emma Hollows digitally exhibiting her research and designs for a production of the South African hit show “Sophiatown” amid the 2020 U.S.
May 4—May 31, 2020
Learn about applying for nationally competitive scholarships that provide students opportunities for teaching, study, research, or professional development at universities in the U.K., Ireland, or Asian countries.
May 6—May 27, 2020, Wednesdays 2:00 pm-3:00 pm
Learn all about the Fulbright Scholarship—eligibility, deadlines, and useful info to prepare for your next steps into Fulbright and an amazing teaching or research experience!
May 12—May 26, 2020, Tuesdays 10:00 am-11:00 am
We’ll delve deep into the nuts and bolts of the Fulbright Scholarship application. Learn tips on writing essay drafts that shows your best self for a competitive application. Prior attendance to an ONSA Fulbright Virtual Info Session is recommended.
May 14—May 28, 2020, Thursdays 2:00 pm-3:00 pm
A co-ed experiential personal growth group with a focus on mutual support, self-exploration, self-expression, interpersonal relationships, managing anxiety, balancing multiple roles, and addressing obstacles to completing dissertations/theses.
May 19—July 14, 2020, Tuesdays 3:30 pm-5:00 pm
Free and open to all UMass and Five College students who identify as trans, non-binary, gender non-conforming or questioning.
May 19—September 22, 2020, Tuesdays 5:30 pm-6:30 pm
This group will offer students support with any changes in their life associated with the COVID-19 crisis.
May 20—September 3, 2020, Wednesdays 4:00 pm-5:00 pm
Experiential personal growth group with a focus on mutual support, self-exploration, self-expression, interpersonal relationships, managing anxiety, balancing multiple roles, and addressing obstacles to completing dissertations/theses.
May 20—September 16, 2020, Wednesdays 3:30 pm-5:00 pm
This group is intended for seniors to process and receive connection around losses unique to them.
May 20—September 3, 2020, Wednesdays 4:00 pm-5:30 pm
Memorial Day is a federal holiday in the United States that honors those who died while serving in the nation's military.
May 25, 2020
Summer 2020 presents unprecedented uncertainty for faculty in navigating research disruptions, remote work, care responsibilities, and personal needs. The Office of Faculty Development and the Associate Provost for Equity and Inclusion are working with partners across the campus to coordinate a collaborative series of optional summer programming to support faculty resilience in research and writing.
May 26—June 26, 2020
A conversation on Zoom with Professor Lee Badgett of the UMass Amherst School of Public Policy and the Department of Economics about her new book, "The Economic Case for LGBT Equality." With Ari Shaw, director of International Programs at the Williams Institute.
May 26, 2020
Every year, The Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans supports 30 New Americans, immigrants, or the children of immigrants, to pursue full-time graduate degrees in the United States. Learn about eligibility criteria and how to apply for this graduate school fellowship in our info session, co-sponsored by UMass Amherst's Graduate School. Open to those intending to pursue grad school and current graduate students.
May 27, 2020
1:00 pm-2:00 pm
This event is canceled.
May 27, 2020
5:00 pm-7:00 pm
Congratulations! Your resume stood out among the competition and you’ve made it through the interview. Now, you’re just waiting for the final decision. But, if they offer you the job, are you ready to negotiate for the salary you deserve?
May 27, 2020
7:00 pm-8:00 pm
The Boston Red Sox and MLB have decided to refund all tickets for UMass Night at Fenway. There is no action needed on your part.
May 27, 2020
7:00 pm-10:00 pm
The decision to pursue one academic or professional path over another may feel like free choice but often it is constrained by subtle cues in achievement settings that signal who naturally belongs there and who doesn’t.
May 28, 2020
11:00 am-12:00 pm
This group will offer students of color support with any changes in their life associated with the COVID-19 crisis. The group is a drop-in model, where discussion is based on the needs of the group that day. Potential topics of discussion include:
May 28—September 11, 2020, Thursdays 3:00 pm-4:00 pm
All university staff are invited to participate in a live Virtual Campus Forum with Chancellor Subbaswamy.
May 28, 2020
4:00 pm-5:00 pm
UMass Transit's training department will be hosting a drop-in Zoom infosession session about all things training and hiring! As an essential service, we are still operating as safely as able, and that includes training.
May 29, 2020
11:00 am-2:00 pm
Free materials available (while supplies last): paint, brushes, fabric, fake flowers, oragami paper and more! Social distancing protocols will be strictly enforced. Everyone must wear a mask. Gloves will be offered.