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What's New at Honors

September 10, 2012 to September 16, 2012

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Campus Announcements and Activities

UMass Visiting Writers Series Presents John Ashbery

The University of Massachusetts' Visiting Writers Series hosts poet John Ashbery on Thursday, September 20, at 8 pm in Memorial Hall on the UMass campus. The event is free and open to the public and... Read More

Join the Student Conduct Hearing Board

The Dean of Students Office is recruiting members of the University community to serve as Student Conduct Hearing Board members for the 2012-2013 academic year. Membership is open to undergraduate... Read More

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

Scholarships Available to Students in the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences

These two scholarships with upcoming deadlines are available to students in the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences. For more information and other opportunities please visit the SBS website... Read More

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

Academic Opportunities

Sustainability and Leadership Opportunity

Professor Alex Phillips, Director of Assessment and Curriculum Development, is seeking a junior or senior with interest and background in sustainability and leadership (organizing) to work as the... Read More

Opportunity for Research on Deerfield River Flood Restoration

This undergraduate research assistantship offers the opportunity to investigate, support, and promote knowledge that towns and other entities can use for natural flood restoration in the Deerfield... Read More

Assistantship Available for River Dam Research

Professor Eve Vogel seeks a policy and institutional research assistant on a project working to revise Connecticut River management through the relicensing process for five mainstem dams. Click here... Read More

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

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

Internships and Employment

Undergraduate Marketing Assistant Position Available

The office of Commercial Ventures and Intellectual Property (CVIP) at UMass has an opening for an undergraduate marketing assistant to begin in the 2012 fall semester. CVIP seeks a motivated student... Read More

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

Upcoming Events

Weekly Wednesday Workshop: International Programs Office and International Scholars Program 09/12/2012 - 5:30pm 504 Goodell

 

Pizza & Prof: What's New at Honors 09/11/2012 - 5:45pm to 7:00pm 504 Goodell Lounge

 

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