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What's New at Honors

October 08, 2012 to October 14, 2012

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Campus Announcements and Activities

Monday Schedule

Tuesday, October 9 will be a Monday schedule. No Pizza & Prof scheduled this week.

Eddie Daniels Lecture

The University of Massachusetts Amherst is honored to host a visit and public lecture by Eddie Daniels, South African anti-apartheid activist and former political prisoner. The public lecture will... Read More

Majors Fair Volunteers Needed

The Majors Fair, sponsored by Undergraduate Advising will be held on Wednesday, October 24, from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at the Campus Center Auditorium and First Floor Concourse. This is an opportunity for... Read More

Call for Nominations - 2012-2013 Distinguished Teaching Awards

Help us to recognize excellence in teaching. Nominate your favorite teacher for a Distinguished Teaching Award, the highest recognition of teaching awarded to faculty members and teaching assistants... Read More

UMass Visiting Writers Series: James Salter

The University of Massachusetts' Visiting Writers Series hosts author James Salter on Thursday, October 11, at 8 pm in Memorial Hall on the UMass campus. The event is free, open to the public, and... Read More

Attend the SophoMORE Conference

October 22 through October 24 in the Campus Center, the SophoMORE Conference will feature keynote speaker Jon Vroman presenting "Living College Life in the Front Row," as well as a variety of... Read More

UMass Innovation Challenge Network & Connect Night

Have you ever thought you wanted to be part of a start-up business? Come to this event to meet like-minded individuals and to learn about the UMass Innovation Challenge (UMass IC), a competition for... Read More

Scholarships and Support

Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship Deadline

Authorized by Congress in 1986, the Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Foundation honors Barry M. Goldwater, who served the United States for 56 years as a soldier and... Read More

Commonwealth Honors College Study Abroad Scholarship Application Deadline

The deadline for the Commonwealth Honors College Study Abroad Scholarship has been extended to Tuesday, October 16, 2012, at 5:00 p.m. The scholarship is for students who are planning to study... Read More

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

Undergraduate Program Assistants needed for Juniper Summer Writing Institute

The Juniper Institute for Young Writers is seeking Program Assistants for its intensive creative writing program for high school students. JIYW occurs over 9 days and includes creative writing... Read More

Upcoming Events

Monday Schedule 10/09/2012 (All day)


Weekly Wednesday Workshop: The Builders Association House/Divided Creative Dialogue 10/10/2012 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm Fine Arts Center Lobby


Stage Performance: The Builders Association House/Divided 10/11/2012 - 7:30pm Fine Arts Center


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