February is Black History Month, and each Thursday at 7pm we will be showing one episode of the 1619 Project. There will be discussions to follow the episodes, and each week we will progress through the series.
Teaching college-level math in prisons and jails.
Annie Raymond, Assistant Professor, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, UMass.
For the past seven years, Annie has had the privilege of teaching for-credit college-level math courses to bright and passionate students incarcerated in different prisons and jails. She will tell us about the history of higher education in these settings in America as well has her personal experiences and those of her students.
Join us along with State Representative Dan Carey to discuss climate change, and the ways we can combat it! Representative Carey will also discuss how the state of Massachusetts is working to combat climate change through various efforts.
The Loomis Communities are proud to sponsor the UMass Fine Arts Center, and the Lviv National Philharmonic Orchestra from Ukraine. The philharmonic is one of the largest in Ukraine, and has frequently traveled around the world for performances since their inception in 1902.
We're headed to the Mullins Center to cheer on the Minutemen as they take on Vermont in this classic Hockey East matchup! Tickets are free to residents thanks to the Loomis Communities partnership with UMass Athletics. Bus leaves Loomis Village at 6:15p.m. - and Applewood at 6:30p.m.
Celebrate the spirit of Mardi Gras with a night of hot, steamy New Orleans jazz. The good times roll with music from New Orleans natives like Fats Domino, Mahalia Jackson & Louis Armstrong. From street parades in the French Quarter to late night jams in the city’s famed clubs, this party transforms into an unforgettable Mardi Gras celebration with Byron Stripling leading the parade!