What's New at the Honors College

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Sentimental seniors, Be the first to share your favorite UMass memories, and you may be featured on the CHC website. Send brief answers to the following questions to news@honors.... Read More
Be a part of UMass Innovation Challenge’s first ever  “Got a fresh idea?” Twitter based business idea competition.     They are accepting submissions between Feb 17 and March 13... Read More
Come join TEDxAmherst on a powerful journey in Pioneer Valley!   APPLY AT: tedxamherst.org/attend   Application due date: Friday, April 3, 2015   Event date: April 25, 2015, all... Read More
The University of Massachusetts Visiting Writers Series is pleased to present poet Eileen Myles' reading at 8:00 p.m. in Memorial Hall Thursday, March 5, 2015.     Eileen Myles was born in Boston and... Read More
Want to learn to change the world we live in? How did a UMass student become a Twitter Executive? UMass Alumni, Wayne Chang, and now a Twitter Executive and serial entrepreneur... Read More
The Citizen Scholars Program (CSP) is comprised of four courses, taken over two years with the same small group of students. It covers topics from recognizing and investigating... Read More
Ethos Group's annual essay contest promotes the company’s values and recruits students who are interested in experiencing its headquarters. Ethos Group provides franchised... Read More

Campus Announcements and Activities

Spring recess begins after classes end on Friday, March 13, 2015. Classes resume on Monday, March 23, 2015.
Greetings and best wishes from Bartlett Hall. Declamation Day, is a public speaking tournament sponsored by CHFA. The event will be held in Bezanson Hall (FAC), at 4:30-6:00, on... Read More
Thursday, March 5 is the last day for undergraduate, Stockbridge, and CPE students to select 'Pass/Fail' and to drop a class with a 'W'.
The Bridge Education Abroad Institute (BEAI) is hosting month long programs in South Africa this summer.   Students will enrich their knowledge of South Africa’s history,... Read More
“Contested Legal Realities: Different Approaches to the Law in Indian Country" is a 3-day symposium that focuses on non-lawyer perspectives of legal issues in Indian Country. The... Read More

Internships and Employment

Come meet with non-profit and other socially conscious organizations to discuss full-time job opportunities, summer job opportunities, and internships. Companies will include local and nation-wide... Read More