In accordance with Massachusetts regulations, strict restrictions are in effect for in-person campus events. Most of the the events listed here are taking place remotely on Zoom and other online platforms. See each listing for details. All times are United States Eastern Time Zone.
Week of  January 17—23, 2021
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—May 14, 2021

All Campus

International Coffee Hour

January 6, 2021 9:00 am-10:00 am
January 13, 2021 4:00 pm-5:00 pm
January 20, 2021 9:00 am-10:00 am
January 27, 2021 4:00 pm-5:00 pm

Online

International Student Community Support

January 11, 2021 4:00 pm-5:00 pm
January 15, 2021 9:00 am-10:00 am
January 22, 2021 9:00 am-10:00 am
January 25, 2021 4:00 pm-5:00 pm
January 29, 2021 9:00 am-10:00 am

Online

If you are caring for someone at home, as well as working from home, we invite you to take a short break to drop in for ‘coffee’ with other faculty navigating a similar balancing act. Come for 5 minutes or for the full half-hour to meet faculty from across campus, swap stories, and exchange ideas.

January 12—April 27, 2021, Tuesdays 9:00 am-9:30 am

Online

Martin Luther King Jr. Day is a state holiday in Massachusetts. 

January 18, 2021
12:00 am

All Campus

Teaching languages online presents particular pedagogical challenges since language learning is an inherently social process. Join this CTL session to learn from three language instructors who successfully adapted their teaching practices to the online environment.

January 19, 2021
10:30 am-12:00 pm

Online

Join host Dylan Curcio, Program Information Specialist, to learn more about Isenberg’s Masters of Science in Accounting program for those coming from an Accounting background.

January 19, 2021
12:00 pm-1:00 pm

Online

This program focuses on exploring the complexity of supervision at the University, allowing supervisors to build upon their current skill level to become more effective in their roles.

January 20, 2021 9:00 am-11:30 am
January 21, 2021 9:00 am-11:30 am
February 3, 2021 9:00 am-10:00 am
February 10, 2021 9:00 am-11:30 am
March 3, 2021 9:00 am-11:30 am

Online

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 20, 2021
12:00 pm-1:00 pm

Online

In this roundtable scheduled during the day after Joe Biden’s inauguration, engaged researchers in political communication, journalism studies, and disinformation studies discuss the problem of political polarization and how their different sub-fields resolve tensions between healing and assigning accountability.

January 21, 2021
12:00 pm-1:00 pm

Online

Join host Dylan Curcio, Program Information Specialist, to learn more about Isenberg’s Masters of Science in Accounting program - Transitions Track for those coming from a non-Accounting background.

January 21, 2021
12:00 pm-1:00 pm

Online

Learn about the UMass Amherst School of Public Policy's graduate programs for full- and part-time students.

January 21, 2021
4:00 pm

Online

A virtual panel discussion from the W. E. B. Du Bois Center at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, exploring the Du Bois’ lived experience of government repression and surveillance in the United States as well as the scholarship both produced on this topic.

January 21, 2021
5:00 pm-7:00 pm

Online

Join Women of Color Leadership Network and Smart About Money for a presentation on financial wellness for women and nonbinary people of color.

January 21, 2021
5:00 pm-6:00 pm

Online

Guest presenter Caroline Lancaster, Ph.D. Candidate in the Department of Political Science at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, presents her research "Immigration and the Sociocultural Divide in Central and Eastern Europe: Stasis or Evolution?"

January 22, 2021
12:00 pm

Online

The Department of Music and Dance presents a Faculty Recital by Kathryn Lockwood, viola, livestreamed from Bezanson Hall. 

January 22, 2021
7:30 pm

Online

Come learn the basics for pruning blueberries for your home landscape.  

January 23, 2021
10:30 am-12:00 pm

Online

The UMass Wind Ensemble presents "Standing Together," a series of streamed performances on the Music & Dance Department’s YouTube Channel. This performance includes pieces by Raum and Vaughan Williams.

January 23, 2021
7:30 pm

Online