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Honors Events

February 25, 2013 to March 03, 2013

This week

Tue 2/26: CHC Residential Community Housing Information Session for Current Students

Tue 2/26: Curriculum Crossroads for CNS students

Tue 2/26: Pizza & Prof: Sam Nugen, Food Science

Tue 2/26: Screening and Discussion of Flirting with Danger: Power and Consent in Heterosexual Relationships

Tue 2/26: FAC Performance: Traces by Les 7 Doigts De La Main

Wed 2/27: Weekly Wednesday Workshop

Wed 2/27: CHC Residential Community Housing Information Session for Current Students

Thu 2/28: I Love UMass Day

Thu 2/28: Women in Science Lecture

Thu 2/28: Meet the Law: A Networking Event with Alumni Attorneys

Fri 3/1: Amazon Aquatic Ecology Summer Course Application Deadline

Fri 3/1: DiGiammarino Scholarship Deadline: Mar. 1

Fri 3/1: UMass Amherst Oxford Summer Seminar at Trinity College Scholarship Deadline

Fri 3/1: Rachel and John Morton Honors Scholarship Deadline

Fri 3/1: Nancy Cullen '76 Scholarship Deadline

Fri 3/1: Charles J. Hoff Scholarship Deadline

Fri 3/1: Class of 1941 Humanitarian Scholarship Deadline

Fri 3/1: Cooke Family Fund Scholarship Deadline

Fri 3/1: David and Linda Littlefield Scholarship Deadline

Fri 3/1: David J. Snyder Memorial Scholarship Deadline

Fri 3/1: Honors Dean's Awards Deadline

Fri 3/1: Kenneth L. O'Brien Scholarship Deadline

Fri 3/1: Lawrence Payne '77 Public Service Scholarship Deadline

Fri 3/1: Lewenberg Family Scholarship Deadline

Fri 3/1: Marybeth T. Murphy Memorial Scholarship Deadline

Fri 3/1: Melvin Howard Scholarship Deadline

Fri 3/1: Edinburgh Fringe Theatre Festival Scholarship Deadline

Tue 2/26: CHC Residential Community Housing Information Session for Current Students

Residential Life and Commonwealth Honors College staff will be presenting information for CHC students who are interested in finding out more about the Commonwealth Honors College Residential... Read More

Tue 2/26: Curriculum Crossroads for CNS students

CNS students are invited to join us for a panel presentation on the next steps of your Honors curriculum. Find out more about subplans, examples of theses and projects, and hear from a number of... Read More

Tue 2/26: Pizza & Prof: Sam Nugen, Food Science

This week’s Pizza and Prof speaker is Dr. Sam Nugen from the Food Science Department. Dr. Nugen received his bachelor's from the University of Vermont, continued his master's education at Cornell,... Read More

Tue 2/26: Screening and Discussion of Flirting with Danger: Power and Consent in Heterosexual Relationships

The UMass Department of Communication and College of Social and Behavioral Sciences will host a special screening and discussion of Flirting with Danger: Power and Consent in Heterosexual... Read More

Tue 2/26: FAC Performance: Traces by Les 7 Doigts De La Main

"Fusing the traditions of circus with the energy of street performance, the artists of TRACES employ every trick in the book—from music, dance, and illustration to skateboarding, basketball, and high... Read More

Wed 2/27: Weekly Wednesday Workshop

This semester-long series of topic-related workshops will be held every Wednesday evening, from 5:30-6:30 PM outside of 504 Goodell in the Commonwealth Honors College Lounge. Sandwiches will be... Read More

Wed 2/27: CHC Residential Community Housing Information Session for Current Students

Residential Life and Commonwealth Honors College staff will be presenting information for CHC students who are interested in finding out more about the Commonwealth Honors College Residential... Read More

Thu 2/28: I Love UMass Day

Show your love for and pride in UMass by joining us on I Love UMass Day as UMass Amherst joins over 70 schools and colleges worldwide for the first ever Student Engagement and Philanthropy Day.  Ways... Read More

Thu 2/28: Women in Science Lecture

The College of Natural Sciences Women In Science Initiative at the University of Massachusetts Amherst invites you the lecture "STEMing the Tide: How Female Experts and Peers Act as 'Social Vaccines... Read More

Thu 2/28: Meet the Law: A Networking Event with Alumni Attorneys

Thinking about law school?  Have questions about the practice areas of law?  Join alumni attorneys for dinner and “speed dating” style networking.  Sign up early for this popular event as it fills up... Read More

Fri 3/1: Amazon Aquatic Ecology Summer Course Application Deadline

The deadline to apply for the Amazon Aquatic Biology Course (BIOL 597AZ) is March 1, so if you're interested in this exciting opportunity you should start working on your application now (if you... Read More

Fri 3/1: DiGiammarino Scholarship Deadline: Mar. 1

We are seeking students who are interested in doing community-engaged research this summer. This Scholarship will offer rising seniors (those who are in the summer before their senior year) the... Read More

Fri 3/1: UMass Amherst Oxford Summer Seminar at Trinity College Scholarship Deadline

Commonwealth Honors College students in good standing are eligible to apply for a scholarship of up to $2,000 for the Oxford Summer Seminar held annually at Trinity College, Oxford University.... Read More

Fri 3/1: Rachel and John Morton Honors Scholarship Deadline

Commonwealth Honors College students in their first or second year of study are eligible to apply for the Rachel and John Morton Honors Scholarship. This year, two scholarships will be awarded as a... Read More

Fri 3/1: Nancy Cullen '76 Scholarship Deadline

Second and third-year students who are members of Commonwealth Honors College, participate in the UMass Amherst Minuteman Marching Band, and have demonstrated financial need are eligible to apply for... Read More

Fri 3/1: Charles J. Hoff Scholarship Deadline

The Charles J. Hoff Scholarship is designed to provide need-based assistance to motivated Commonwealth Honors College Students. Students must file a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)... Read More

Fri 3/1: Class of 1941 Humanitarian Scholarship Deadline

Up to eight awards of at least $2,000 are made annually to students who articulate how they plan to use their education toward the betterment of the world. Recipients are chosen from among junior and... Read More

Fri 3/1: Cooke Family Fund Scholarship Deadline

This award is endowed by the Cooke family in memory of family members, several of whom were alumni of the University- Theodore F. Cooke’, Sr. ’01, Robert G. Cooke ’25, Dorothy Cooke Robbins ’28,... Read More

Fri 3/1: David and Linda Littlefield Scholarship Deadline

The David and Linda Littlefield Scholarship was established by their son, Matthew Littlefield ’99 to honor his parents and to support Commonwealth Honors College students studying abroad. ... Read More

Fri 3/1: David J. Snyder Memorial Scholarship Deadline

Commonwealth Honors College students in their first, second or third year of study are eligible to apply for the David J. Snyder Memorial Scholarship. Each year one or more scholarships are awarded... Read More

Fri 3/1: Honors Dean's Awards Deadline

Ten annual awards of $500 each are made to senior Commonwealth Honors College students based on the excellence of their thesis or project.

Fri 3/1: Kenneth L. O'Brien Scholarship Deadline

First, second and third-year students who have completed at least one semester of college-level work with an outstanding academic record and are members of Commonwealth Honors College at UMass... Read More

Fri 3/1: Lawrence Payne '77 Public Service Scholarship Deadline

This award was endowed by the Class of 1977 in memory of their classmate who graduated with Departmental Honors in Political Science. Mr. Payne died with Commerce Secretary Ron Brown in the 1996... Read More

Fri 3/1: Lewenberg Family Scholarship Deadline

Commonwealth Honors College students in their first, second or third year of study, who are active in Hillel, are eligible to apply for the Lewenberg Family Scholarship. Each year one or more... Read More

Fri 3/1: Marybeth T. Murphy Memorial Scholarship Deadline

The Marybeth T. Murphy Memorial Scholarship Fund was established in memory of Marybeth T. Murphy, a 1983 graduate who studied landscape architecture with a major in environmental design, this... Read More

Fri 3/1: Melvin Howard Scholarship Deadline

Commonwealth Honors College students in their first, second or third year of study, with an interest in economics or business, are eligible to apply for the Melvin Howard Scholarship. The Melvin... Read More

Fri 3/1: Edinburgh Fringe Theatre Festival Scholarship Deadline

Members of the University of Massachusetts Amherst Commonwealth Honors College in good standing are eligible to apply for scholarships of up to $1,000 to assist with program costs for the summer... Read More

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Next week

Tue 3/5 Curriculum Crossroads For Humanities and Fine Arts Students

Tue 3/5 Pizza & Prof: Dr. Elizabeth Jakob

Tue 3/5 Honors Faculty Lecture: Daniel Gordon

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