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What's New at Honors

November 12, 2012 to November 18, 2012

In this issue

Grassroots Community Organizing Application

Amazon Aquatic Ecology Summer Course Info Session

Oxford Summer Seminar 2013

Brief Survey for Honors Research

No Text While Driving Pledge

Visiting Writers Series Hosts Noy Holland

Share Your Student Experience with Princeton Review

Butterfield Literary Journal Accepting Submissions

Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship Deadline

National Geographic Young Explorer Grants Available All Year

Academic Opportunities

Grassroots Community Organizing Application

Grassroots Community Organizing (GCO) is a unique professor-less classroom where you engage in dialogue about social justice and community organizing and learn tools to engage in social change!   ... Read More

Amazon Aquatic Ecology Summer Course Info Session

Amazon Aquatic Biology (BIOL 597AZ, 4 credits) will provide an on-site introduction to the world’s epicenter for aquatic and terrestrial diversity – the Amazon Basin of South America.  You will... Read More

Oxford Summer Seminar 2013

Cobblestone streets and Gothic windows. Scholarly (and unscholarly) debates in local pubs. A day-long trip to the Roman Baths (and modern spa!) at Bath. This is what it means to study abroad in... Read More

Brief Survey for Honors Research

Seeking first year honors student volunteers to participate in a brief 30 minute interview and survey for an honors independent study in sociology with Professor Richard Tessler.  Contact Julia... Read More

Campus Announcements and Activities

No Text While Driving Pledge

From November 5 to November 16, the Phi Kappa Phi Honors Society will be holding a Don’t Text and Drive event in the Campus Center concourse. Those who sign a pledge to never text while driving will... Read More

Visiting Writers Series Hosts Noy Holland

The University of Massachusetts' Visiting Writers Series hosts author Noy Holland on Thursday, November 15, at 8 pm in Memorial Hall on the UMass campus.  The event is free and open to the public and... Read More

Share Your Student Experience with Princeton Review

UMass Amherst students are asked to participate in a survey for the upcoming publication of The Princeton Review. Tell what sets UMass Amherst apart and see your quotes featured in the #1 guidebook... Read More

Butterfield Literary Journal Accepting Submissions

Interested in having your work published?  The Butterfield Literary Journal is accepting poetry, short fiction (up to 3000 words), and visual art.  Submit your work to butterfieldjournal@gmail.com by... 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

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

Oxford Summer Seminar 2013 11/14/2012 - 12:15pm to 1:15pm

 

Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship Deadline 11/15/2012 - 5:00pm

 

Amazon Aquatic Ecology Summer Course Info Session 11/15/2012 - 5:30pm 319 Morrill III

 

Pizza & Prof: What can you do with "Comparative Literature"? 11/15/2012 - 5:45pm to 7:00pm Goodell Lounge

 

Art of Adaptation: Kidd Pivot "Tempest Replica" 11/18/2012 - 7:00pm Fine Arts Center

 

Bragging Writes

Honors InSight

Winter is Coming

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