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From the Dean: All Good News!

David Oshinsky, professor of history at NYU and Director of the Division of Medical Humanities at NYU Langone Health, will present the 2018 Kathryn and Paul Williamson Lecture on April 24. His talk, which is free and open to the public, is entitled "Bellevue: Three Centuries of Medicine and Mayhem... Read More

Academic Opportunities

Honors 390EH, Junior Year Common Experience: How the 1960s Changed America 
Lecture: Wednesdays 4-5:30PM.
See SPIRE for discussion sections.Attention CHC juniors and seniors: enroll now in the innovative honors course "How the 1960s Changed America." As a General Education SB and DU... Read More

Scholarships and Support

Get a competitive edge by mastering the Fulbright U.S. Student Program Research Grant application process. Learn tips and strategies for formulating your overseas research proposal and choosing which country best suits your research goals. Come to one of ONSA's workshops:Wednesday, April 18 at 2:30... Read More


Are you presenting at or attending the Massachusetts Statewide Undergraduate Research Conference? For the latest updates and news, follow @MassURC on Twitter, massachusetts_urc on Instagram, and... Read More
The Commonwealth Honors College is collecting photos to showcase seniors' journey through both the Honors College and UMass. Photos will be used to create a slideshow to be displayed during the Celebration of Excellence ceremony on... Read More

Honors College Events

Ceremony to Recognize Commonwealth Honors College Graduates. IMPORTANT: Please be aware that the Mullins Center requires ALL guests to walk through metal detectors when entering the venue. To expedite the process, we ask that guests remove cell phones from their pockets and encourage patrons to... Read More

Internships and Employment

Do you want to learn about climate communication? Do you want to help climate science reach the hands of those who really need it? The Northeast Climate Science Center (NE CSC) seeks a UMass undergraduate student with exceptional writing, data management, and... Read More

Campus Announcements and Activities

On April 28, stop by the 4th Annual CHC Carnival. This event will take place from 12-4:00 p.m. in the Commonwealth Honors College Residential Area, and will be open to all students. There will be a variety of activities and events on the Honors College concourse between the residential halls. 
The UMass Amherst Job Shadows program is now accepting student applications.The UMass Amherst Job Shadow Program creates the opportunity for students to experience a day in the life of an alumnus. Through both one-on-one shadow opportunities, as well as group days, students will become more... Read More
The Massachusetts Statewide Undergraduate Research Conference welcomes students from any of the Commonwealth's public college and university campuses to present their research. This year's conference will be April 27, 2018 in the Campus Center. Learn more about the conference here.