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University Without Walls information session

The UMass Amherst University Without Walls is a bachelor’s degree completion program in which students design their own degree using background and interests that reflect their creative and interdisciplinary connections.

Tuesday, Jan 26, 2010, 5:30 p.m.

Mass Venture Center Room 235

Concert: RAIN – A Tribute to the Beatles

Come enjoy a repertoire of nearly 200 Beatlemaniac favorites, ranging from such beloved songs as “Yesterday” and “Hey Jude” to classic hits including “Revolution” and “Come Together.”

Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2010, 7:30 p.m. Mullins Center

Salvatore Macchia and Lanfranco Marcelletti Jr. Faculty Recital

A faculty recital featuring Salvatore Macchia (double bass), with Lanfranco Marcelletti, Jr. (piano) and Gary Smulyan (baritone saxophone).

Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2010, 8 p.m.

Bezanson Recital Hall

Study Abroad Australia info table

Interested in studying abroad in Australia? Stop by this info table and pick up some information on studying abroad opportunities all throughout Australia.

Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2010, 9 a.m. Campus Center Concourse

Weekly UMass Sports Luncheon

This week’s buffet luncheon features softball coach Elaine Sortino and also honors Women’s Basketball Field Trip Day.

Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2010, 11:00 a.m. Mullins Center Massachusetts Room

Winter Warm-Up Activities Expo

The Activities Expo is a great way to find out how to get involved at UMass Amherst. Come to recruit new members, join an organization, meet new people, or just have fun.

Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2010, 4:00 p.m. Student Union Ballroom

Lecture: “16 Tons: The Caseros Prison Demolition”

AIAS and UMass Amherst’s Department of Art, Architecture and Art History invite you to a talk by artist Seth Wulsin.

Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2010, 7:00 p.m. Studio Arts Building – The Commons (2nd Floor)

Wicked Pitch Auditions

Wicked Pitch is holding auditions for all male singers and vocal percussion.

Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2010, 7:30 p.m. Bartlett 301

RefWorks Workshop

Learn to use RefWorks, a program that manages citations and creates quick bibliographies.

Thursday, Jan. 28, 2010, 9:30 a.m. W.E.B. Du Bois Library – Calipari Room

Visiting Writers Series Presents Jedediah Berry and Lily Hoang

A reading of fiction by UMass alumnus Jedediah Berry, author of “The Manual of Detection,” and Lily Hoang, author of “Changing.”

Thursday, Jan. 28, 2010, 8 p.m. Memorial Hall

Lecture: “Shifting Firm Boundaries in Global Services Sourcing”

Dr. Stephan Manning of the University of Massachusetts Boston College of Management speaks at this week’s Management Department Seminar.

Friday, Jan. 29, 2010, 1:00 p.m. Isenberg School of Management 106

Philosophy and Open Thought Group Meeting

If you’re looking to take part in a philosophical conversation, this is the group for you.

Friday, Jan. 29, 2010, 4:45 p.m.

Bartlett 274

Black Rhose Back-to-School Dance Party

Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Incorporated welcomes students back to school with a dance party filled with rap, reggae, and more.

Friday, Jan. 29, 2010, 10:00 p.m. Student Union Ballroom

Five College Women’s Studies film screening

Special benefit screening of the film “Poto Mitan: Haitian Women, Pillars of the Global Economy.” A new documentary that gives a platform to five poor Haitian women whose voices would otherwise not be heard, the screening is a benefit for Haiti earthquake relief efforts.

Monday, Feb. 1, 7 p.m. 9 p.m. at Amherst Cinema

The Silver Chord Bowl 2010

This performance will feature the very best of collegiate a cappella, including the Dartmouth Aires, Los Angeles’ Sonos, the Northamptones, NYU N’Harmonics, UMass Vocal Suspects, Syracuse Mandarins, Smith Groove and the Tufts Beelzebubs.

Sunday, Feb. 7, 2010, 2 p.m. at John M. Greene Hall, Smith College.

Where’s Love 101: Creating and Sustaining Healthy Relationships

This unique gathering will feature a diverse panel of couples who have been together for between 2 and 20 years, as well as experts who will address a broad range of issues related to creating and sustaining healthy relationships.

Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2010, 7 p.m. in Campus Center room 917

“Producing Eco-Normativity”

Giovanna Di Chiro, Five College Women’s Studies Research Associate from the Pioneer Valley Environmental Justice Coalition, will give a talk entitled “Producing Eco-Normativity: Gendered Discourse in Environmental Science and Politics.”

Thursday, Feb. 11, 5 p.m. at the Five College Women’s Studies Research Center, 83 College St., Mount Holyoke College.

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