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Academic Opportunities

Aisthesis, an online journal of the University of Minnesota Duluth, invites current honors students and recent honors alumni to submit academic submissions of all disciplines. Submissions may include research, as well as creative... Read More
Join us on Feb. 5 for an Abstract Writing Workshop in the CHC Events Hall. At this event, attendees will hear details about the Massachusetts Undergraduate Research Conference (URC), and receive tips for writing an abstract for the URC from Professor Deepika Marya. Remember, the deadline to submit... Read More

Scholarships and Support

Commonwealth Honors College is offering a number of scholarships to students. This year, CHC is using the online Academic Works system for scholarship applications, and the deadline to apply is February 28. Read the descriptions of... 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
CHC is looking for a graduating honors student to speak for 3 to 5 minutes during the Celebration of Excellence ceremony on Friday, May 11. If you're interested in applying to be this speaker, please send a 3-4 page (double spaced)... Read More
The Commonwealth Honors College Celebration of Excellence will take place on May 11, 2018 and we are putting together a publication to acknowledge all our 2018 CHC graduates.  To be included, seniors need to confirm their honors... 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
Ceremony to Recognize Commonwealth Honors College Graduates.The Commonwealth Honors College “Celebration of Excellence” will take place on Friday May 11, at the Mullins Center.Graduates are asked to arrive at 12:15 p.m. wearing their cap and gown. The procession will begin at 1:15 p.m. and the ... Read More
Are you interested in law school? In the process of applying to law school? Get your questions answered at Meet the Law, a networking dinner with UMass Amherst alumni attorneys, sponsored by Commonwealth Honors College and the UMass Amherst Pre-Law Advising Office. Alumni from a variety of practice... Read More
Mark A. Fuller is Dean and Thomas O’Brien Endowed Chair at the Isenberg School of Management. As Dean, Professor Fuller has overall responsibility for enhancing the Isenberg School’s reputation, and strengthening its financial position. During his tenure at Isenberg (which began in 2009), the... Read More

Honors College Events

Working on or considering an Honors Thesis/Project in the Natural Sciences? CHC is holding a series of workshops for juniors in order to answer all your questions and cover what an Honors Thesis/Project involves. 
Working on or considering an Honors Thesis/Project in the humanities? CHC is holding a series of workshops for juniors in order to answer all your questions and cover what an Honors Thesis/Project involves. 
Are you working on or considering an Honors Thesis/Project? Join us at this workshop for engineering and computer science majors. We will talk about what a Thesis/Project is, and answer your questions about getting started. 

Internships and Employment

Commonwealth Honors College is looking for a student assistant to support the Massachusetts Undergraduate Research Conference. The commitment for this job is 10-12 hours per week, and the pay is $11.50/hour. Students can... Read More

Campus Announcements and Activities

The spring 2018 Rising Researcher nominations are now open. This program recognizes UMass Amherst's undergraduate researchers and the outstanding work they do. Eligible nominees are undergraduate UMass Amherst students in good academic standing, who demonstrate leadership and excellence in their... Read More