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What's New at Honors

February 17, 2014 to February 23, 2014

In this issue

On-Campus Networking Night for STEM Majors

Amherst College Non-Profit & Government Career Fair

Summer Jobs Fair: Camps & Employment Agencies

JB Bernstein '90: Sports Marketing Pioneer of the Million Dollar Arm

ISI Residency: Was Emancipation a War Crime?

Critical Feminist Thought and the African Diaspora

Without Their Permission: Book Tour with Reddit Co-Founder Alexis Ohanian

Office of National Scholarship Advisement (ONSA)

Due: CHC Spring Scholarship Deadline

Apply Now for the Citizen Scholars Program!

Curious About Curling?

A Call for Teach-In Speakers

IPO "Buddies" Mentor Program

Maureen Flanagan Scholarship

Speed Networking: Mediation and Dispute Resolution

Massachusetts Multicultural Film Festival: Free Angela and All Political Prisoners

ALANA Career Fair

On-Campus Networking Night

Due: Applications for Graduate & Undergraduate Student Awards In Family Research

Due: Submissions for Undergraduate Student Research Award

Career Blast 2014 Job & Internship Fair

DUE: Application for BIO596Z Amazon Aquatic Ecology

Internships and Employment

On-Campus Networking Night for STEM Majors

This is a special evening for Engineering and other STEM majors to meet recruiters from top technology companies who will also be at the ALANA and Career Blast career fairs. In this “speed dating”... Read More

Amherst College Non-Profit & Government Career Fair

The 16th annual Non-profit Career Fair will be held at Amherst College, highlighting jobs and internships in non-profit and public service.The fair is open to students from all of the Five Colleges.

Summer Jobs Fair: Camps & Employment Agencies

Meet summer camps and agencies looking to hire UMass students for various part-time and full-time positions during the summer break. Students can find a list of organizations currently registered... Read More

ALANA Career Fair

Meet employers looking for ALANA students of all majors for full-time, Co-op and/or Internship opportunities. Typically employers attending this event have specific openings to discuss, and many... Read More

On-Campus Networking Night

It's not only what you know, its WHO you know! This very special evening, arranged exclusively for current UMass Amherst students, will bring experienced professionals from a wide range of employers... Read More

Career Blast 2014 Job & Internship Fair

Undergraduate and graudate students of all majors are welcome to attend Career Services' job and internship fair. Check out full-time employment, internships, co-ops and summer job opportunities.... Read More

Campus Announcements and Activities

JB Bernstein '90: Sports Marketing Pioneer of the Million Dollar Arm

As a 25+ year veteran of sports marketing industries, JB Bernstein '90 knows what it takes to succeed. Bernstein, the co-founder and president of Access Group of Miami, has represented some of the... Read More

ISI Residency: Was Emancipation a War Crime?

The Interdisciplinary Studies Institute welcomes Professor Barbara Fields, with her lecture, “Was Emancipation a War Crime?” as part of the 2014 ISI Residency. Her visit from February 18-20 will... Read More

Critical Feminist Thought and the African Diaspora

Women, Gender, Sexuality Studies at UMass Amherst commemorates its 40th anniversary with the presentation of the Symposium Critical Feminist Thought and the African Diaspora, bringing together a... Read More

Without Their Permission: Book Tour with Reddit Co-Founder Alexis Ohanian

Without Their Permission How the 21st century will be made, not managed   Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian presents “Without Their Permission,” a discussion on how the Internet offers an incredible... Read More

Speed Networking: Mediation and Dispute Resolution

Are you interested in a career in mediation or dispute resolution?   Join us for an evening of small-table, speed networking and speak to alumni who are now excelling in the field. Ask how they got... Read More

Massachusetts Multicultural Film Festival: Free Angela and All Political Prisoners

The 21st annual Massachusetts Multicultural Film Festival presents Free Angela and All Political Prisoners, directed by Shola Lynch (USA/France, 2012, 112 min.)   Legendary radical activist Angela... Read More

Scholarships and Support

Office of National Scholarship Advisement (ONSA)

  You are doing amazing things! You’re a student leader, you’re a researcher, you’re an engaged academic, you’re a star athlete, you’re a committed community member.   If you’re one or some of these... Read More

Due: CHC Spring Scholarship Deadline

Commonwealth Honors College Spring Scholarship applications are due! For more information on CHC scholarships and a full listing of scholarships you may be eligible for go to www.honors.umass.edu/... Read More

Maureen Flanagan Scholarship

Are you a student with financial need, who is interested in research, internships, or service that complements your campus course work? Here’s a scholarship that may help!   The purpose of this... Read More

Due: Applications for Graduate & Undergraduate Student Awards In Family Research

The Center for Research on Families is pleased to announce the Annual Competition for Graduate & Undergraduate Student Awards in Family Research. Family research is broadly defined and... Read More

Due: Submissions for Undergraduate Student Research Award

The sixth annual Friends of the Library Undergraduate Research Award (FLURA) recognizes excellence in the use of primary sources in the Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences.  Undergraduate students... Read More

Academic Opportunities

Apply Now for the Citizen Scholars Program!

If you have ever felt like campus was too large, If you have ever felt invisible in big classes, If you have ever wished your school work were more meaningful, If you have every wanted to engage in... Read More

IPO "Buddies" Mentor Program

Sponsored by the International Programs Office UMass Amherst   Are you interested in meeting new students from all over the world? IPO Buddies is a Buddy/Mentor program designed to enable you to meet... Read More

DUE: Application for BIO596Z Amazon Aquatic Ecology

BIO 596Z (4 credits): Amazon Aquatic Ecology Tentative Dates: May 17-29, 2014 This course will provide an on-site introduction to the world’s epicenter for aquatic and terrestrial diversity, the... Read More

Announcements

Curious About Curling?

Did you know there's an active curling club about 30 minutes from UMass? Petersham Curling Club is hosting some "Try it Out" sessions this month on February 16 and 20. Folks are also welcome to stop... Read More

A Call for Teach-In Speakers

On Wednesday, March 5, the Coalition to End Rape Culture (CERC) is hoting a Teach-In in the Cape Cod Lounge from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. as part of the Week of Action. They are looking for speakers... Read More

Upcoming Events

Holiday - Presidents' Day - No Classes 02/17/2014 (All day) UMass Amherst

 

ALANA Career Fair 02/18/2014 - 1:00pm to 5:00pm Student Union Ballroom

 

The Dictionary as Data: An Alumni Talk with Peter Sokolowski ’92, G’94 02/18/2014 - 5:30pm CHC Events Hall - East

 

On-Campus Networking Night for STEM Majors 02/18/2014 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm Gunness Student Center, Marcus Hall

 

On-Campus Networking Night 02/18/2014 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm Campus Center 10th Floor

 

Career Blast 2014 Job & Internship Fair 02/19/2014 - 10:00am to 3:00pm Campus Center Auditorium

 

ISI Residency: Was Emancipation a War Crime? 02/19/2014 - 5:00pm Campus Center 165-169

 

U R what you Tweet, Snap, Like and Post—Creating your Digital Brand 02/19/2014 - 5:30pm to 6:30pm CHC Events Hall - East

 

Massachusetts Multicultural Film Festival: Free Angela and All Political Prisoners 02/19/2014 - 7:30pm 137 Isenberg

 

World Film Series: "The Last Wave" 02/20/2014 - 6:30pm CHC Events Hall- East

 

Student Advisory Board Meeting 02/20/2014 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm Elm Classroom 210

 

Fourth Annual Du Bois Tribute 02/23/2014 - 3:00pm St John's Congregational Church, 45 Union St., Springfield

 

Without Their Permission: Book Tour with Reddit Co-Founder Alexis Ohanian 02/23/2014 - 7:00pm CHC Events Hall

 

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