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What's New at Honors

September 03, 2012 to September 09, 2012

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Internships and Employment

Apply to be a CHC Communications Assistant

Commonwealth Honors College seeks an honors student with exceptional writing skills to serve as a communications assistant. By drafting news and feature stories, engaging in social media, and... Read More

Seeking Assistant for Jewish History Journal

Seeking a Commonwealth Honors College student to work as an assistant to the editor-in-chief of the academic journal Jewish History. This is a wonderful opportunity to learn about academic... Read More

Academic Opportunities

Want to maximize your opportunities at UMass & in the world?

The innovative new seminar "Living Strategically," Honors 393A, is designed to help you do just that. Along with completing a fellowship application for post-graduate or supplemental study, students... Read More

Writing Placement Test

Any student who has not previously taken this test must do so before s/he can enroll in English Writing 112 – College Writing. Registration for the test is not needed. English Writing 112 Writing... Read More

Conduct Your Honors Thesis on Insects and Pocumtuck Indians

Professor John Stoffolano is looking for an honors student interested in the following topic and, using this as their honors thesis: "The role of insects in the lives and culture of the Pocumtuck... Read More

Seeking Students to Conduct Housefly Research

Professor John Stoffolano is looking for independent, ambitious, competent, and energetic students to conduct research in his laboratory during the 2012-2013 academic year. If they choose, the... Read More

New Sustainability Capstone Course

Are you interested in implementing sustainability and social responsibility in today’s economy? The Department of Resource Economics is offering a new interdisciplinary Capstone Experience Course... Read More

Campus Announcements and Activities

UCAN Volunteer!

Looking to volunteer this semester? Don’t have time to take extra classes or attend weekly meetings? UCAN Volunteer! UCAN is a student-run community service group that connects UMass students to... Read More

Scholarships and Support

National Geographic Young Explorer Grants Available All Year

National Geographic offers Young Explorers Grants (YEG) which provides opportunities to individuals ages 18 to 25 to pursue research, conservation, and exploration-related projects consistent with... Read More

Upcoming Events

Bill McKibben Presents "Jail Notes: The Fight for the Planet Starts to Quicken" 09/07/2012 - 7:00pm Johnson Chapel, Amherst College


Sweet Tooth Soiree 09/06/2012 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm CHC Lounge


Bragging Writes

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