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What's New at Honors

September 17, 2012 to September 23, 2012

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Academic Opportunities

Honors Research Grant Application Deadline: October 2

ATTENTION JUNIOR AND SENIOR COMMONWEALTH HONORS COLLEGE STUDENTS! The student deadline to apply for Honors Research Grants OF UP TO $1,000 for Spring 2013 is Tuesday, October 2, 2012, 11:59 p.m. ... Read More

Research Fellowship Application Deadline: October 2

ATTENTION SOPHOMORE AND JUNIOR COMMONWEALTH HONORS COLLEGE STUDENTS! The student deadline to apply for Research Assistant Fellowships for Spring 2013 is Tuesday, October 2, 2012, 11:59 p.m. ... Read More

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

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

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

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

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

Upcoming Events

Last Day of Add/Drop 09/17/2012 (All day)


UCAN Volunteer Information Session 09/17/2012 - 6:30pm Goodell Lounge


Weekly Wednesday Workshop: Leadership: What Is It and How Can You Recognize a Leader? 09/19/2012 - 5:30pm 504 Goodell


Pizza & Prof: Economy, Healthcare and the Election 09/18/2012 - 5:45pm 504 Goodell


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