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What's New at Honors

October 15, 2012 to October 21, 2012

In this issue

Psi Chi Honors Society Grants, Fellowships, and Grad School Workshop

UMass Visiting Writers Series: Alice Oswald

Alumna Adrianne Zahner talks about career transitions

Eddie Daniels Lecture

Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship Deadline

Commonwealth Honors College Study Abroad Scholarship Application Deadline

Majors Fair Volunteers Needed

Undergraduate Program Assistants needed for Juniper Summer Writing Institute

Call for Nominations - 2012-2013 Distinguished Teaching Awards

Attend the SophoMORE Conference

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

National Geographic Young Explorer Grants Available All Year

Campus Announcements and Activities

Psi Chi Honors Society Grants, Fellowships, and Grad School Workshop

Learn about how to get funding for travel and graduate school study at this all-inclusive workshop designed to take you through the basics of how to apply and–more importantly–win! Free pizza will be... Read More

UMass Visiting Writers Series: Alice Oswald

The University of Massachusetts Visiting Writers Series hosts poet Alice Oswald on Tuesday, October 30, at 8 p.m. at the University Club on the UMass campus.  The event is free and open to the public... Read More

Alumna Adrianne Zahner talks about career transitions

Join Women, Gender, Sexuality Studies, STPEC, and Commonwealth Honors College in welcoming back alumna Adrianne Zahner.   Stop by for pizza and join in a conversation about career transitions.  ... Read More

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

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

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

Psi Chi Honors Society Grants, Fellowships, and Grad School Workshop 10/15/2012 - 5:15pm to 6:15pm Herter 201

 

Commonwealth Honors College Study Abroad Scholarship Application Deadline 10/16/2012 - 5:00pm

 

Pizza & Prof: Can Chinese Confucianism Improve American Democracy? 10/16/2012 - 5:45pm to 7:00pm 504 Goodell

 

Presidential Debate Viewing 10/16/2012 - 9:00pm 504 Goodell

 

Eddie Daniels Lecture 10/17/2012 - 4:00pm Bernie Dallas Room, Goodell Building

 

Weekly Wednesday Workshop: The Power of Networking 10/17/2012 - 5:30pm 504 Goodell

 

Meet the Law 10/17/2012 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm Cape Cod Lounge, Student Union

 

Alumna Adrianne Zahner talks about career transitions 10/18/2012 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm Bartlett 316

 

Bragging Writes

Honors InSight

Capstone Part 5: Making a Proposal

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