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What's New at Honors

November 03, 2014 to November 09, 2014

In this issue

CHC Coffee House

Film Screening: Cracking the Codes - The System of Racial Inequity

July 22 and the Negotiation of Norwegian Memory of Terror

Pizza and Prof: Making Evidence-Based Teaching the New Normal - Are we at a Tipping Point?

Conversations About ... Women in Science and Engineering

Research Opportunity

Project Unbreakable

Careers in Library and Information Science

The Complexity of Alcohol Use: The Role of Science, Government, and the Community

Mathematica Policy Research Job Opportunity

Free Concerts for CHC Students

Undergraduate Research in Sustainability Award

Athletics Needs More Academic Tutors!

Ethos Group Annual Essay Competition

Meet the Law

Greenbaum Gallery Exhibit: Vanishing UMass

Registration Begins for Spring 2015

Veteran's Day - No Class on Nov. 11

CHC Coffee House

Join us for student performances including:  The UMass Music Department’s The Carina String Quartet and The Based on Bass Double Bass Experience followed by a chance to perform yourself! Bring your... Read More

Film Screening: Cracking the Codes - The System of Racial Inequity

A Film Screening and Dialogue Event: Cracking the Code - The System of Racial Inequity   As a filmmaker and racial equity educator, Dr. Shakti Butler has decades of experience as a catalyst for... Read More

July 22 and the Negotiation of Norwegian Memory of Terror

Join Tor Einar Fagerland as he examines how Norway and the Youth Labor Party have worked to remember and rebuild after the unprecedented case of mass murder during the 7/22 attacks in Oslo and Utoya... Read More

Pizza and Prof: Making Evidence-Based Teaching the New Normal - Are we at a Tipping Point?

Making Evidence-Based Teaching the New Normal – Are we at a Tipping Point?   Join Biochemistry and Microbiology Faculty member (and a previous Dean of Commonwealth Honors College), Linda Slakey, on a... Read More

Conversations About ... Women in Science and Engineering

Join in on an informal discussion with retired Biochemistry and Microbiology Faculty member (and a previous Dean of Commonwealth Honors College), Linda Slakey, about what it is like for women in... Read More

Project Unbreakable

The Project Unbreakable event will feature a presentation by founder Grace Brown and Executive Director (and UMass alum) Kaelyn Siversky. The presentation will be followed by a Q&A. Grace and... Read More

Careers in Library and Information Science

The UMass Amherst Libraries host a Library Careers Networking Night on Thursday, November 13, 2014 from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m., Room 2601, W.E.B. Du Bois Library. The event is free, open to the public, and... Read More

The Complexity of Alcohol Use: The Role of Science, Government, and the Community

The School of Public Health and Health Sciences Presents the ENVIRON Seminar & Panel Discussion: The Complexity of Alcohol Use: The Role of Science, Government, and the Community.   Talks include... Read More

Meet the Law

Are you thinking about law school? Trying to decide between legal fields? Ask the experts! Join a group of lawyer-alumni for an evening of small-table, speed networking.    A light dinner will be... Read More

Greenbaum Gallery Exhibit: Vanishing UMass

Greenbaum Gallery Exhibit: Vanishing UMass   Explore UMass Amherst places, events, and traditions which have faded into obscurity through images from the University Archives.   Curated by Art History... Read More

Academic Opportunities

Research Opportunity

The Cognitive & Developmental Neuroscience Laboratory is now actively recruiting undergraduate research assistants.   How do humans become to understand number and learn math - when we are in... Read More

Internships and Employment

Mathematica Policy Research Job Opportunity

Mathematica Policy Research (MPR), a social policy and research firm headquartered in Princeton, NJ, seeks undergraduate students to fill Research Assistant/Programmer vacancies in their office... Read More

Announcements

Free Concerts for CHC Students

The UMass Amherst Department of Music and Dance is pleased to offer CHC students the opportunity to attend any of its concerts or events FREE OF CHARGE! We have something for everyone and we look... Read More

Undergraduate Research in Sustainability Award

The UMass Amherst Libraries are pleased to announce the new Undergraduate Research in Sustainability Award. All undergraduate UMass Amherst students are eligible.    Papers, theses, design and... Read More

Athletics Needs More Academic Tutors!

Athletics is looking to hire personable, qualified, and eager students who have an interest in working with our student-athletes as a peer tutor. Attached is a job description for those interested... Read More

Ethos Group Annual Essay Competition

Ethos Group's annual essay contest promotes the company’s values and recruits students who are interested in experiencing its headquarters. Ethos Group provides franchised automotive dealerships... Read More

Campus Announcements and Activities

Registration Begins for Spring 2015

Registration for Spring 2015 classes begins to open on November 12, 2014. Registration priority is determined by aggregate academic credits.

Veteran's Day - No Class on Nov. 11

No classes will be held on Tuesday. A Tuesday class schedule will be followed on Wednesday November 12, 2014.

Upcoming Events

Greenbaum Gallery Exhibit: Vanishing UMass 09/25/2014 (All day) to 03/15/2015 (All day) Greenbaum Gallery, Elm House

 

World Film Series: "The Spy Who Came In From The Cold" 11/03/2014 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm Elm 230

 

Project Unbreakable 11/03/2014 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm CHC Events Hall 160E

 

Weekly Wednesday Workshop: Social Media & LinkedIn 11/05/2014 - 5:30pm to 6:30pm CHC Events Hall

 

CHC Coffee House 11/05/2014 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm CHC Events Hall

 

Film Screening: Cracking the Codes - The System of Racial Inequity 11/06/2014 - 4:00pm to 6:30pm CHC Events Hall

 

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