In a Pizza & Prof presented on November 9, Erik Cheries, Assistant Professor of Psychological and Brain Sciences, discussed the origins of moral intuitions. Cheries is the... Read More
"Would Gandhi have had a Twitter account?" During a typical "Ideas That Change the World" class, Professor Kathleen Brown-Pérez facilitates discussion by asking such unexpected... Read More
Check out the latest Honors InSight blog entries.
“GOOOOOAAAAL!” Cheers and shouts erupt from the sidelines at every soccer game, but none of them louder than Bao “Terry” Cao. A first-year student and coach for the Amherst Youth... Read More
A psychology and BDIC major in international marketing and public relations, CHC photographer Serena Pang loves to explore campus and share her stories through photos. Today she... Read More
Susan Whitbourne, director of the Office of National Scholarship Advisement (ONSA), is hosting a workshop for Massachusetts public colleges and universities about developing a... Read More
On Thursday, November 12, CHC Photographer Serena Pang took over the CHC Instagram to share what the day in a life of a CHC student is really like.
Tomorrow... Read More
On Wednesday, November 4, CHC Photographer Stephanie Berenson took over the CHC Instagram to share what the day in a life of a CHC student is really like.
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Poem: Bus-Ride in a Bottle
By Connolly Ryan, Senior Lecturer
On the bus to Northampton from Amherst,
I was sitting across from an old man
with the wrecked blue eyes of a... Read More
Three women writers from the International Writing Program at the University of Iowa visited the Commonwealth Honors College on November 3, reading samples of their work and... Read More
Dr. Nikolaos Artavanis, assistant professor of finance and CHC professor, discussed the causes and effects of financial crises on a national and international scale as part of his... Read More
On October 21, 2015, the Bachelor's Degree with Individual Concentration (BDIC) program sponsored a lecture by two UMass Amherst graduates who shared their stories with BDIC... Read More
The Commonwealth Honors College Residential Complex at the University of Massachusetts Amherst has been awarded LEED Silver certification, a level within the green building rating... Read More
At the Commonwealth Honors College and Pre-Law Advising Office's Meet the Law, a networking event modeled after speed-dating, seven alumni attorneys returned to UMass to talk to... Read More
Someday soon, a doctor may be able to look at your genetic code and prescribe a personalized treatment to cure your depression, diabetes, or cancer. Someday soon, farmers will be... Read More
Commonwealth Honors College Dean Gretchen Holbrook Gerzina, along with some of the Valley’s leading scholars, will be participating in The Great River Redux at the Porter-Phelps-... Read More
At this year’s Family Weekend Reception on October 3, Dean Gerzina interviewed two students and two faculty members about their experiences within the honors community and current... Read More
Two years after the opening of the Commonwealth Honors College Residential Community, CHC has a new Dean and the UMass community is welcoming her with open arms.
UMass Amherst... Read More
Dean Gretchen Gerzina has traveled to England and Texas, taught herself 18th century accounting, and encountered ghosts in the forests of Vermont—all for the sake of a good story... Read More
For Matthew Minafo ’16, one of his very first classes at UMass Amherst would help to shape the rest of his undergraduate career. As a participant in the Isenberg Honors RAP,... Read More