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What's New at Honors

February 11, 2013 to February 17, 2013

In this issue

Writers Work with Kathryn Burak

Center for Research on Families Research Awards

Eugene & Ronnie Isenberg Honors Scholarship for CHC/ISOM Students

Physical Activity for Health in Kidney Cancer Survivors

Weekly Wednesday Workshop: Spring Scholarship Workshop

CNS Women in Science Lecture

College of Social and Behavioral Sciences Scholarships

Online Course Offerings from the Center for Public Policy and Administration

Princeton Review Undergraduate Survey

Work For a Green Future: Become an Environment America Fellow

Don't Miss the Deadlines: Numerous Scholarships Available for CHC Students

DiGiammarino Scholarship Deadline: Feb. 15

Meet the Law: A Networking Event with Alumni Attorneys

Amazon Aquatic Ecology Summer Course Application Deadline

Howard H. Quint Memorial Prize Deadline: Feb. 15

National Geographic Young Explorer Grants Available All Year

Campus Announcements and Activities

Writers Work with Kathryn Burak

New Practices for a New Marketplace: Author-Driven Marketing and Publicity   As both the publishing and publicity industries reinvent themselves, as individual author attention from major publishing... Read More

Physical Activity for Health in Kidney Cancer Survivors

On Monday, February 11, Dr. Linda Trinh will give her presentation "Physical Activity for Health in Kidney Cancer Survivors."  The presentation will take place in Totman 153 at 1:25 PM.  See the... Read More

CNS Women in Science Lecture

The College of Natural Sciences Women In Science Initiative at the University of Massachusetts Amherst invites you the lecture "STEMing the Tide: How Female Experts and Peers Act as 'Social Vaccines... Read More

Scholarships and Support

Center for Research on Families Research Awards

The UMass Center for Research on Families (CRF) is offering a $3,000 Research Assistantship to an undergraduate student who exhibits the potential to make outstanding contributions to the field of... Read More

Eugene & Ronnie Isenberg Honors Scholarship for CHC/ISOM Students

The Isenberg Honors Scholarship provides a substantial scholarship for up to eight juniors. This is a merit scholarship with strong emphasis on academic performance and demonstrated leadership... Read More

Weekly Wednesday Workshop: Spring Scholarship Workshop

Commonwealth Honors College staff will discuss all the details of the spring scholarships. Attendees will learn where to find the scholarship information, how to apply, and details on how to be a... Read More

College of Social and Behavioral Sciences Scholarships

There are many upcoming scholarship opportunities offered through the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences.   Click here for a list of available scholarships.  Applications for all of these... Read More

Don't Miss the Deadlines: Numerous Scholarships Available for CHC Students

As we welcome students back to UMass for the Spring 2013 academic semester, it is important to note that many scholarship deadlines are approaching. They include awards for graduating seniors, summer... Read More

DiGiammarino Scholarship Deadline: Feb. 15

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: Feb. 15

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 Department 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

Academic Opportunities

Online Course Offerings from the Center for Public Policy and Administration

  This summer, the Center for Public Policy and Administration is offering three online courses open to both undergrads and graduate students. Enrollment opens March 18.     PUBP&ADM 697S/397S:... Read More

Amazon Aquatic Ecology Summer Course Application Deadline

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

Announcements

Princeton Review Undergraduate Survey

Commonwealth Honors College students are invited to participate in The Princeton Review's Undergraduate Survey by February 12, 2013.  Upon completion of the survey participants will be entered to win... Read More

Meet the Law: A Networking Event with Alumni Attorneys

Thinking about law school?  Have questions about the practice areas of law?  Join alumni attorneys for dinner and “speed dating” style networking.  Sign up early for this popular event as it fills up... Read More

Internships and Employment

Work For a Green Future: Become an Environment America Fellow

Environment America works to advance the environmental vision and values we share—clean energy, clean water, wilderness and wildlife protection, healthy food and sustainable agriculture, and more.... Read More

Upcoming Events

SBS Scholarship Workshop 02/12/2013 - 4:00pm Campus Center 168

 

Pizza & Prof: A Psychosis of Fear Caused by AIDS 02/12/2013 - 5:45pm to 7:00pm 504 Goodell

 

Amazon Aquatic Ecology Course Info Session 02/12/2013 - 6:30pm 319 Morrill III

 

Weekly Wednesday Workshop: Summer Opportunities 02/13/2013 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm 504 Goodell

 

Weekly Wednesday Workshop: Spring Scholarship Workshop 02/14/2013 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm 504 Goodell Lounge

 

Student Advisory Board Meeting 02/14/2013 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm 504 Goodell

 

Writers Work with Kathryn Burak 02/15/2013 - 1:30pm Bartlett 316

 

Howard H. Quint Memorial Prize Deadline: Feb. 15 02/15/2013 - 5:00pm 504 Goodell

 

DiGiammarino Scholarship Deadline: Feb. 15 02/15/2013 - 5:00pm

 

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