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UMass Divest and proponents of sanctuary campus will not be allowed to speak at Board of Trustees meeting -

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December 8, 2016

UMass men’s basketball using late-game situations as learning opportunities for remainder of season -

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UMass men’s basketball kicks off Gotham Classic at home against Pacific -

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UMass hockey looks to continue recent improvements against Connecticut -

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UMass hockey team confident in game plan despite UConn’s constant change in net -

December 8, 2016

UMass women’s basketball falls apart in the fourth quarter in 71-55 loss to Hofstra -

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It’s been a long year -

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A return to the collapse of 2008 -

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Mindfulness in, and in spite of, a technological age -

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Beer, bets and pool: a High Horse unofficial review -

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Don’t let winter stop you from running outside -

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December 7, 2016

Campus Climate survey shows strong response -

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Jennifer Carlson gives talk on race and gun law enforcement -

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Labor Center to receive increased funding from University -

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Verdi enforces playing a full 40 minutes as UMass takes on Hofstra -

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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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