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What's New at Honors

January 23, 2013 to January 27, 2013

In this issue

DiGiammarino Scholarship Deadline

UMass Permaculture Initiative Seeks Students for Committee

EDUC 202 - Intergroup Dialogue

Honors 397M - Intro to Multidisciplinary Research

UMass Visiting Writers Series Hosts Authors Barton and Thon

Alumni Networking Night in Boston: “Implementing Sustainability in Today’s Economy”

Seeking Student Outreach Representatives for Spring 2013 Phone-a-thon

Apply to be an Honors Peer Ambassador

Amazon Aquatic Ecology Summer Course Application Deadline

Howard H. Quint Memorial Prize Deadline

National Geographic Young Explorer Grants Available All Year

Scholarships and Support

DiGiammarino Scholarship Deadline

  We are seeking students who are interested in doing community-engaged research this summer. This Scholarship will offer rising seniors (those who are in the summer before their senior year) the... Read More

Howard H. Quint Memorial Prize Deadline

  Established in memory of Professor Howard Quint, former History Department Chair and co-founder of the Honors Program, the prize of approximately $400 is awarded jointly by the History... 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

Campus Announcements and Activities

UMass Permaculture Initiative Seeks Students for Committee

The UMass Permaculture Initiative has had remarkable success in the creation of campus edible and sustainable landscapes. Thank you for your support, UMass! If you are interested in getting involved... Read More

UMass Visiting Writers Series Hosts Authors Barton and Thon

  The UMass Visiting Writers Series will host authors Emily Barton and Melanie Rae Thon on Thursday, January 31, at 8 pm in Memorial Hall.  The event is free and open to the public. Emily Barton is... Read More

Academic Opportunities

EDUC 202 - Intergroup Dialogue

  Spice Up Your Spring Schedule!   Looking for an exciting and interactive 4-credit course to add to your schedule? Check out EDUC 202: Exploring Commonalities and Differences. Imagine sitting in a... Read More

Honors 397M - Intro to Multidisciplinary Research

  Associate Dean of the Commonwealth Honors College, Daniel Gordon, is offering a 1 credit course, Intro to Multidisciplinary Research, in Spring 2013. The course is for students who wish to... Read More

Amazon Aquatic Ecology Summer Course Application Deadline

The deadline to apply for the Amazon Aquatic Biology Course (BIOL 597AZ) is February 1, so if you're interested in this exciting opportunity you should start working on your application now (if you... Read More

Internships and Employment

Alumni Networking Night in Boston: “Implementing Sustainability in Today’s Economy”

Come hear UMass Amherst Economics Professor Christine Crago share insights from her honors thesis course, “Implementing Sustainability and Social Responsibility in Today’s Economy”.  Joining her will... Read More

Seeking Student Outreach Representatives for Spring 2013 Phone-a-thon

If you are excited about and have benefited from the Honors College, we invite you to apply to be a part of our annual Phone-a-thon. Help us reach out to prospective students and their families to... Read More

Apply to be an Honors Peer Ambassador

Commonwealth Honors College (CHC) is seeking applications for the CHC Peer Ambassador Program. This is a leadership opportunity within the External Student Recruitment unit of Commonwealth Honors... Read More

Upcoming Events

Alumni Networking Night in Boston: “Implementing Sustainability in Today’s Economy” 01/24/2013 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm University of Massachusetts Club, Boston

 

Phone-A-Thon Student Representative Application Deadline 01/25/2013 - 5:00pm

 

Peer Ambassador Application Deadline 01/25/2013 - 5:00pm 408 Goodell Building

 

Bragging Writes

Honors InSight

The Leaning Tower of Library Books

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