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What's New at Honors

September 16, 2013 to September 22, 2013

In this issue

Priscilla Clarkson Passes Away

Seeking Experienced Web Developer

Deadline Approaching for Honors Research Grant Applications

Boren Scholarship Information Session

New Seminar: Honors 297D "The Springfield Renaissance Art and the City"

Conversations About... Youth in Africa

Paid Internship Opportunity!

WORLD FILM SERIES: The Battle of Algiers

New Honors Course Added to Spire, Acting Fundamentals: Finding Yourself Onstage

UCAN Volunteer Information Session

End of Add/Drop Period

In Memoriam

Priscilla Clarkson Passes Away

Priscilla M. Clarkson, dean of Commonwealth Honors College, has died.  On August 25 she passed away peacefully at her home in Leverett, Mass., after a long battle with breast cancer.   A triple-... Read More

Internships and Employment

Seeking Experienced Web Developer

Commonwealth Honors College seeks an experienced web developer to maintain the College's robust website. For undergraduates, this 20 hour/week position pays $12/hour. For a description of duties and... Read More

Paid Internship Opportunity!

The Franklin County Regional Housing and Redevelopment Authority is seeking a  Research Assistant (RA) who will work with professional staff to develop a database of distressed residential properties... Read More

UCAN Volunteer Information Session

Looking to volunteer this semester? Don’t have time to take extra classes or attend weekly meetings? UCAN Volunteer!   UCAN is a student-run community service network that matches UMass students to... Read More

Scholarships and Support

Deadline Approaching for Honors Research Grant Applications

The student deadline to apply for Honors Research Grants of up to $1,000 for Spring 2014 is Tuesday, October 1, 2013, 11:59 p.m.   ELIGIBILITY & REQUIREMENTS: Grants of up to $1,000 are available... Read More

Boren Scholarship Information Session

Lisa Mayorga from the Institute of International Education will host an information session on the Boren Scholarship on Tuesday, September 17, from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., in the Commonwealth... Read More

Academic Opportunities

New Seminar: Honors 297D "The Springfield Renaissance Art and the City"

A new 297D honors seminar is being offered this fall, "The Springfield Renaissance Art and the City"   Students can experience historically significant art and architecture as well as make art and... Read More

New Honors Course Added to Spire, Acting Fundamentals: Finding Yourself Onstage

A new honors course has just been added to Spire, Theater 190EH, Acting Fundamentals: Finding Yourself Onstage. This course is taught by a new Commonwealth Honors College professor of Theater, Judyie... Read More

Conversations About... Youth in Africa

Join in a conversation about youth in Africa, facilitated by Alfred Babo of the French and Francophone Studies department.   This conversation is open all members of the UMass Amherst community.

WORLD FILM SERIES: The Battle of Algiers

THE BATTLE OF ALGIERS (Italy, 1966; Dir: Gillo Pontecorvo) One of the most influential political films in history, The Battle of Algiers, by Gillo Pontecorvo, vividly re-creates a key year in the... Read More

Campus Announcements and Activities

End of Add/Drop Period

September 16, 2013, is the last day for undergraduate, graduate, Stockbridge, and Continuing and Professional Education students to add or drop a class with no record.

Upcoming Events

End of Add/Drop Period 09/16/2013 (All day) UMass Amherst

 

WORLD FILM SERIES: The Battle of Algiers 09/16/2013 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm Events Hall East, 160A CHC Building

 

Boren Scholarship Information Session 09/17/2013 - 11:00am to 12:00pm Events Hall East, 160A CHC Building

 

Weekly Wednesday Workshop: Internships 09/18/2013 - 5:30pm to 6:30pm CHC Events Hall

 

Kick off Crane Folding 09/19/2013 - 4:00pm to 7:00pm 160 Commonwealth Honors College

 

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