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What's New at Honors

November 10, 2014 to November 16, 2014

In this issue

Oxford Summer Seminar 2015

Peer Advising Assistant Practicum Application Open

The Artifice Seeks New Writers

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

Mathematica Policy Research Job Opportunity

Free Concerts for CHC Students

Undergraduate Research in Sustainability Award

Ethos Group Annual Essay Competition

Meet the Law

Greenbaum Gallery Exhibit: Vanishing UMass

Registration Begins for Spring 2015

Thanksgiving Recess

Veteran's Day - No Class on Nov. 11

Academic Opportunities

Oxford Summer Seminar 2015

Inspiring classes … 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 honors)…   This is what it... Read More

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

Announcements

Peer Advising Assistant Practicum Application Open

Honors 298I Peer Advising Assistant Practicum, Spring 2015 One Credit, Pass/Fail Open to Current Honors Students   CLASS DATES: February 2– March 9, 2015   CLASS TIMES: Mondays, 4:00-4:... Read More

The Artifice Seeks New Writers

Do you want to write about movies, TV, anime, arts, comics, games, literature or other art forms? Do you want to get your foot in the door and enter the big-wide world of online media and have your... Read More

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

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

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

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

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

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.

Thanksgiving Recess

Thanksgiving Recess begins after a student's last class on Wednesday, November 26, and ends on Monday, Dececember 1, when classes resume.

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: "Ashes And Diamonds" 11/10/2014 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm CHC Events Hall - East

 

Veteran's Day - No Class on Nov. 11 11/11/2014 (All day) UMass Amherst

 

Registration Begins for Spring 2015 11/12/2014 (All day) UMass Amherst

 

Meet the Law 11/12/2014 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm Campus Center 163C

 

Conversations About ... Women in Science and Engineering 11/12/2014 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm CHC Events Hall

 

Careers in Library and Information Science 11/13/2014 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm W.E.B. Du Bois Library, Room 2601

 

Conversations About... Military Involvement in Iraq 11/13/2014 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm CHC Events Hall

 

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