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Honors Events

February 24, 2014 to March 02, 2014

This week

Mon 2/24: CHCRC Information Session

Mon 2/24: Sophomore Soiree

Mon 2/24: Conversations About... The United States and the World: American Intervention Policy

Tue 2/25: 20th Annual Du Bois Birthday Bash

Tue 2/25: Pizza & Prof: American Foreign Policy: The Burdens of a Reluctant Hegemon

Tue 2/25: Speed Networking: Mediation and Dispute Resolution

Tue 2/25: CHCRC Information Session

Wed 2/26: Summer Jobs Fair: Camps & Employment Agencies

Wed 2/26: Weekly Wednesday Workshop: Applying to the Masters in Public Policy

Wed 2/26: Massachusetts Multicultural Film Festival: The Night Shift Belongs to the Stars & Beyond the Glass

Thu 2/27: World Film Series: "The American Friend"

Fri 2/28: Critical Feminist Thought and the African Diaspora

Fri 2/28: Amherst College Non-Profit & Government Career Fair

Fri 2/28: Due: Submissions for Undergraduate Student Research Award

Fri 2/28: Due: CHC Spring Scholarship Deadline

Fri 2/28: Due: Applications for Graduate & Undergraduate Student Awards In Family Research

Sat 3/1: DUE: Application for BIO596Z Amazon Aquatic Ecology

Mon 2/24: CHCRC Information Session

This information session is for current students interested in living in the CHCRC in fall 2014.

Mon 2/24: Sophomore Soiree

Current CHC Sophomores are invited to the first ever Sophomore Soiree! As your junior year approaches, now is the perfect time to start planning for your Honors Thesis or Project and choose an... Read More

Mon 2/24: Conversations About... The United States and the World: American Intervention Policy

What role should the United States play in the world?  The 2011 intervention in Libya and the recent non-intervention in Syria have sparked a lot of debate about the United States’ proper role in... Read More

Tue 2/25: 20th Annual Du Bois Birthday Bash

This year's Birthday Celebration features a performance of "A Man for All Times: W.E.B. Du Bois," an absorbing one-man show telling the inspirational story of the political and personal life of W.E.B... Read More

Tue 2/25: Pizza & Prof: American Foreign Policy: The Burdens of a Reluctant Hegemon

Presented by Vincent Ferraro, Professor of Political Science at Mount Holyoke College   Join Professor Ferraro in a discussion about American foreign policy. Professor Ferraro will address the... Read More

Tue 2/25: Speed Networking: Mediation and Dispute Resolution

Are you interested in a career in mediation or dispute resolution?   Join us for an evening of small-table, speed networking and speak to alumni who are now excelling in the field. Ask how they got... Read More

Tue 2/25: CHCRC Information Session

This information session is for current students interested in living in the CHCRC in fall 2014.

Wed 2/26: Summer Jobs Fair: Camps & Employment Agencies

Students can speak directly with employers offering a variety of opportunities. It is open for all UMass students, all majors, all levels, campus-wide.  Employers look forward to meeting students in... Read More

Wed 2/26: Weekly Wednesday Workshop: Applying to the Masters in Public Policy

Interested in public policy? Come learn about the UMass Amherst Master of Public Policy program from current students. Information will be shared about the program, careers in public policy, and... Read More

Wed 2/26: Massachusetts Multicultural Film Festival: The Night Shift Belongs to the Stars & Beyond the Glass

The 21st annual Massachusetts Multicultural Film Festival presents The Night Shift Belongs To The Stars (Il turno di notte lo fanno le stelle), directed by Edoardo Ponti (Italy, 2012, 23 min, Italian... Read More

Thu 2/27: World Film Series: "The American Friend"

Germany, 1977; Dir: Wim Wenders   Der Amerikanische Freund (The American Friend) is loosely based on the Patricia Highsmith novel Ripley’s Game, the third of her novels to feature the sociopathic... Read More

Fri 2/28: Critical Feminist Thought and the African Diaspora

Women, Gender, Sexuality Studies at UMass Amherst commemorates its 40th anniversary with the presentation of the Symposium Critical Feminist Thought and the African Diaspora, bringing together a... Read More

Fri 2/28: Amherst College Non-Profit & Government Career Fair

The 16th annual Non-profit Career Fair will be held at Amherst College, highlighting jobs and internships in non-profit and public service.The fair is open to students from all of the Five Colleges.

Fri 2/28: Due: Submissions for Undergraduate Student Research Award

The sixth annual Friends of the Library Undergraduate Research Award (FLURA) recognizes excellence in the use of primary sources in the Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences.  Undergraduate students... Read More

Fri 2/28: Due: CHC Spring Scholarship Deadline

Commonwealth Honors College Spring Scholarship applications are due! For more information on CHC scholarships and a full listing of scholarships you may be eligible for go to www.honors.umass.edu/... Read More

Fri 2/28: Due: Applications for Graduate & Undergraduate Student Awards In Family Research

The Center for Research on Families is pleased to announce the Annual Competition for Graduate & Undergraduate Student Awards in Family Research. Family research is broadly defined and... Read More

Sat 3/1: DUE: Application for BIO596Z Amazon Aquatic Ecology

BIO 596Z (4 credits): Amazon Aquatic Ecology Tentative Dates: May 17-29, 2014 This course will provide an on-site introduction to the world’s epicenter for aquatic and terrestrial diversity, the... Read More

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Next week

Mon 3/3 Cupcakes for Those Doing Amazing Things

Tue 3/4 JB Bernstein '90: Sports Marketing Pioneer of the Million Dollar Arm

Wed 3/5 International Programs Office (IPO) Study and Work Abroad Fair

Wed 3/5 Weekly Wednesday Workshop: Mock Interview Night

Wed 3/5 Massachusetts Multicultural Film Festival: Maryse Condé, a Voice of Her Own

Thu 3/6 Mid-Semester Date

Thu 3/6 STPEC/CHC Distinguished Lecture Series: "Income Pooling, Decision Making and Living Standards"

Thu 3/6 World Film Series: "Inequality for All"

Thu 3/6 Student Advisory Board Meeting

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