Scrolling Headlines:

Slow start sinks Minutemen against URI -

January 17, 2018

UMass three-game win streak snapped in Rhode Island humbling -

January 17, 2018

Trio of second period goals leads Maine to 3-1 win over UMass hockey -

January 16, 2018

Small-ball lineup sparks UMass men’s basketball comeback over Saint Joseph’s -

January 14, 2018

UMass men’s basketball tops St. Joe’s in wild comeback -

January 14, 2018

UMass women’s track and field have record day at Beantown Challenge -

January 14, 2018

UMass women’s basketball blows halftime lead to Saint Joseph’s, fall to the Hawks 84-79. -

January 14, 2018

UMass hockey beats Vermont 6-3 in courageous win -

January 13, 2018

Makar, Leonard score but UMass can only muster 2-2 tie with Vermont -

January 13, 2018

Pipkins breaks UMass single game scoring record in comeback win over La Salle -

January 10, 2018

Conservative student activism group sues UMass over free speech policy -

January 10, 2018

Report: Makar declines invite from Team Canada Olympic team -

January 10, 2018

Prince Hall flood over winter break -

January 10, 2018

Minutemen look to avoid three straight losses with pair against Vermont -

January 10, 2018

Men’s and women’s track and field open seasons at Dartmouth Relays -

January 10, 2018

Turnovers and poor shooting hurt UMass women’s basketball in another conference loss at St. Bonaventure -

January 8, 2018

Shorthanded, UMass men’s basketball shocks Dayton with 62-60 win -

January 7, 2018

Northampton City Council elects Ryan O’Donnell as new council president -

January 7, 2018

UMass power play stays hot but Minutemen lose 8-3 to UMass Lowell -

January 7, 2018

UMass hockey falls to UMass Lowell in 8-3 blowout -

January 7, 2018

Community Clips for Feb. 7 to Feb. 13

Community Clips for Feb. 7 to Feb. 13 

Ongoing events:

Maggie Nowinski’s “Swallowed”

Thur., Jan 21 to Tues., Feb 23, Hampden Gallery

Easthampton-based artist Maggie Nowinski turned her obsession with plastic bottles into a two-year investigation and project that culminates in the exhibition “Swallowed,” featuring an installation comprised of thousands of plastic bottles, drawings, and video.

 

Registration open for faculty and staff support groups

Registration is underway for new support groups offered by the Faculty and Staff Assistance Program (FSAP) at University Health Services.

Fri., Jan. 19 to Fri., Feb. 19. Contact timscott@uhs.umass.edu for more information.

 

Writing the Landscape: Books from the Library of American History

Mon., Feb. 1 to Thur., May 20

The UMass Amherst Libraries are hosting an exhibit “Writing the Landscape: Books from the Library of American Landscape History.” The exhibit features several books developed by the Library of American Landscape History (LALH) and photographs by noted landscape photographer Carol Betsch. A reception will be held on February 4, 2010, from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. in the Learning Commons of Du Bois Library.

Contact mcharney@library.umass.edu for more information.

 

Midway: featuring Nafis Azad, Ryan MacDonald and Steve Snell

Mon., Feb. 8 to Fri., Feb. 12, Student Union Art Gallery

The Student Union Art Gallery presents “Midway,” an annual exhibit of the work of UMass Studio Art MFA students at the midpoint in their programs. Featuring large photos by Nafis Azad, video work by Ryan MacDonald, and video work by Steve Snell. Free and open to the public. A reception will be held on Wednesday, February 10 from 4 to 6pm.

Contact studentunionag@gmail.com for more information.

 

Open call for installations

Mon., Feb. 8 to Mon., Feb. 15, Student Union Art Gallery

The Student Union Art Gallery is hosting a juried exhibition of installation works. The gallery space will be arranged to include 6-8 installations. All applications will be carefully reviewed, and a selection of artists will be chosen to include a broad scope of work with potential connections.

Contact studentunionag@gmail.com for more information.

 

UMass for Haiti auction

Mon., Feb. 8 to Tues., Feb 23

The UMass Athletic Department is auctioning off memorabilia including game-worn jerseys of Haitian Native and future NFL Draft pick Vladimir Ducasse to benefit Haiti relief. The proceeds raised by the auction will go to benefit the efforts.

 

Anxiety management workshop accepting registrations

Mon., Feb. 8 to Tues., Feb. 23, Mental Health Services

Identify symptoms and causes of anxiety, learn and practice relaxation techniques and develop coping strategies. The last two meetings will include individual exposure to biofeedback.

Meetings are Tuesdays, 2 – 3:30 p.m. beginning Feb. 23, and will be closed to new members after the first session. Additional workshops may be scheduled.

Contact Mental Health Services at (413)-545-2337 for more information.

 

 

Tues., Feb. 9

 

“Israel in a Changing Middle East” 

Tuesday, Feb. 9, 7 p.m., Campus Center Room 168C

UMass Hillel presents the Consul General of Israel to New England Nadav Tamir, who will give his presentation “Israel in a Changing Middle East.”

 

Stockbridge School Career Fair

Tues., Feb. 9, 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Campus Center Auditorium

Students from the Stockbridge School and the College of Natural Sciences are invited to attend the 13th annual Stockbridge School Career Fair. Employers, many of whom are Stockbridge and UMass alumni, are offering full-time, part-time, summer and internship opportunities related to the green industries.

Contact Elizabeth Wiernasz, wiernasz@cns.umass.edu, for more information.

 

Graduate jazz composers’ concert

Tues, Feb. 9, 8 p.m., Bezanson Recital Hall at the Fine Arts Center

A jazz concert with new works by Alex Lee-Clark, Brian Thomas, Marek Novotny, Eric Blanchet, Chris Lapidas, and Steve Turcott, performed by jazz majors/ensembles and faculty.

Contact Eric Roth, eroth@music.umass.edu, for more information.

 

Meals at the Marriott Center

Join us for an affordable, multi-course meal prepared by the HT-MGT 355 (Menu & Quantity Food Production Management) class, and dine with a view from the Marriott Center atop the Lincoln Campus Center.

Lunch: 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. (Tues, Wed, Thur) Dinner: 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. (Tues, Wed)

Reservations are required. No walk-ins please.

 

Wed., Feb. 10

 

Morning Mixer Wednesday

Wed., Feb. 10, 8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m., Memorial Hall

UMass Amherst students, faculty, and staff are invited to stop by the Morning Mixer and start your day off with a complimentary breakfast of bagels, fresh fruit, coffee and assorted juices.

Doug Wilson ’01, licensed massage therapist, will be providing complimentary five-minute chair-massages.

 

UPC presents PostSecret

Wed., Feb. 10, 7 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

Join us as Frank Warren of PostSecret shares the stories behind the 500,000 secrets he has received on postcards over the years. Prepare to laugh, cry, and be inspired by the many secrets he has to share. Tickets will be available for ANYONE starting February 1st. No reservations.

 

“Once Upon a Time in Rio / Era Uma Vez”

Weds., Feb. 10, 7:30 p.m., Isenberg 137

The Multicultural Massachusetts Film Festival will screen this Brazilian love story Wednesday night.

 

Thur., Feb. 11

 

Summer Internship and Co-op Fair

Thur., Feb. 11, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Campus Center Auditorium

Top employers are seeking students for internships, summer and co-op jobs. All majors are welcome. Employers such as Reebok, Congressman Oliver, Daily Hampshire Gazette, Yankee Candle Corporate, Lockheed Martin, EMC, Liberty Mutual, Abbott Labs, Higgins Armory Museum, WGBY-TV and others will be there.

 

“Separate but Equal”

Thur., Feb. 11, 5:30 p.m., Malcolm X Cultural Center

A film following the story of the case of Brown v. Board of Education will be shown Thursday evening at the Malcolm X Cultural Center.

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