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What's New at Honors

March 31, 2014 to April 06, 2014

In this issue

ONSA Dessert Roundtable

Visiting Writers Series Presents Peter Gizzi

CHC Spring Trip: Metropolitan Museum of Art

Graduating Seniors, Want to Address Your Peers?

Pre-Release Screening of "Julio of Jackson Heights" with filmmaker Richard Shpuntoff

Glass, Paper and Canvas: John Wilson of Cape Cod and the Advent(ure) of Photography in Japan

Apply to be a CHC Communications Assistant

Graduating Seniors: Time to Take Action

Mathematica Hiring Entry-Level Research Programmer

Summer Opportunity Tutoring ELL Students

Apply to Become a Writing Center Tutor

Deadline: Application for Oxford Summer Seminar

Apply now for the International Scholars Program

Massachusetts Multicultural Film Festival: Ladies Tailor

Social Justice Mediation Institute Training

Scholarships and Support

ONSA Dessert Roundtable

The Office of National Scholarship Advisement (ONSA) is hosting a special Dessert Roundtable. Enjoy a delicious cupcake while learning how you can win a national scholarship.   Scholarships... Read More

Campus Announcements and Activities

Visiting Writers Series Presents Peter Gizzi

The University of  Massachusetts MFA for Poets and Writers is pleased to present faculty member Peter Gizzi reading from his new book In Defense of Nothing, Selected Poems, 1987-2011.  Published by... Read More

CHC Spring Trip: Metropolitan Museum of Art

Get ready for an awesome opportunity! The CHC program staff is pleased to announce our spring trip to the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City. The bus will be departing from Haigis Mall at 9:... Read More

Pre-Release Screening of "Julio of Jackson Heights" with filmmaker Richard Shpuntoff

We are pleased to announce a pre-release screening of documentary, Julio of Jackson Heights. The screening and session with filmmaker Richard Shpuntoff will take place Monday, March 31 at 4:30pm in... Read More

Glass, Paper and Canvas: John Wilson of Cape Cod and the Advent(ure) of Photography in Japan

Sebastian Dobson, an internationally renowned scholar of photography from London, will give a lecture on a “Singular Man” from Cape Cod who embarked on an arduous journey to Japan in the early 1860s... Read More

Massachusetts Multicultural Film Festival: Ladies Tailor

The 21st annual Massachusetts Multicultural Film Festival presents Ladies Tailor (Damskiy portnoy), directed by Leonid Gorovets (USSR, 1990, 92 min, in Russian w/English subtitles).   Kiev, on the... Read More

Announcements

Graduating Seniors, Want to Address Your Peers?

We're looking for a student speaker for the Celebration of Excellence on Friday, May 9, at 1:30 p.m. in the Mullins Center. If you're interested in applying, please send a 3-4 page (double spaced)... Read More

Graduating Seniors: Time to Take Action

If you are a 2014 CHC graduate, you should have received an email encouraging you to submit the title of your Honors Thesis/Project and to RSVP for the Celebration of Excellence on May 9.  Click here... Read More

Social Justice Mediation Institute Training

Interested in becoming a mediator? Over 3000 people have gone through the social justice mediation training in the past 15+ years and the Social Justice Mediation Institute is offering an opportunity... Read More

Internships and Employment

Apply to be a CHC Communications Assistant

Deadline extended! Commonwealth Honors College seeks two Honors students with exceptional writing skills to serve as communications assistants for the 2014-2015 academic year. By drafting news and... Read More

Mathematica Hiring Entry-Level Research Programmer

Mathematica Policy Research, a social policy and research firm, is hiring undergraduates for the entry-level Research Programmer position in Ann Arbor, MI.   New programmers will write programs to... Read More

Summer Opportunity Tutoring ELL Students

Spend the summer reading and discussing books with middle and high school English language learners!   Reader to Reader and the Holyoke Public Schools will be holding a summer learning academy for... Read More

Apply to Become a Writing Center Tutor

Do you love writing? The Writing Center is accepting applications for tutor interns, who will learn the standards and practices of University-level Writing Center tutoring. Applications are... Read More

Academic Opportunities

Deadline: Application for Oxford Summer Seminar

Inspiring classes in law, English and history… One of the most prestigious universities in the world… Flexibility to travel in England, Ireland, France and beyond… 8 liberal arts credits (4 of them... Read More

Apply now for the International Scholars Program

Are you a first-year student interested in studying abroad?  Are you committed to making global concerns part of your education and career?  Then perhaps you should apply for the International... Read More

Upcoming Events

Pre-Release Screening of "Julio of Jackson Heights" with filmmaker Richard Shpuntoff 03/31/2014 - 4:30pm Herter Hall 601 - UMass Amherst

 

Deadline: Application for Oxford Summer Seminar 03/31/2014 - 11:59pm

 

Daffodil Lecture on Sustainability and the Environment: "A Glimpse into the Dark: the Ocean's Hidden Crisis" 04/01/2014 - 6:30pm Campus Center Auditorium

 

STPEC/CHC Distinguished Lecture Series: "Race is a Verb" 04/02/2014 - 4:00pm CHC Events Hall - East

 

Meet the Law: A Networking Night with Alumni Attorneys 04/02/2014 - 6:00pm Cape Cod Lounge

 

Massachusetts Multicultural Film Festival: Ladies Tailor 04/02/2014 - 7:30pm 137 Isenberg

 

Pre-Health Sciences Networking Dinner 04/03/2014 - 6:00pm Student Union Ballroom

 

World Film Series: "The Piano" 04/03/2014 - 6:30pm CHC Events Hall- East

 

Personal Solutions, Personal Actions: Let’s Dance for Hunger 04/04/2014 - 8:00pm to 10:00pm CHC Events Hall

 

CHC Spring Trip: Metropolitan Museum of Art 04/05/2014 - 9:00am Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY

 

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