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What's New at Honors

November 17, 2014 to November 23, 2014

In this issue

International Film Night: Under the Same Sun

International Education Week Careers Workshop

International Education Week Scholarship Workshop

International Education Week Student Panel

Weekly Wednesday Workshop: Social Media and LinkedIn

Info Session: Edinburgh Fringe Festival Summer Study Abroad Program

New Honors Engineering Innovation & Entrepreneurship Course for Spring 2015

Study Arts & Culture in South Africa

Oxford Summer Seminar 2015

The Artifice Seeks New Writers

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

Mathematica Policy Research Job Opportunity

Free Concerts for CHC Students

Undergraduate Research in Sustainability Award

Ethos Group Annual Essay Competition

Greenbaum Gallery Exhibit: Vanishing UMass

Thanksgiving Recess

International Film Night: Under the Same Sun

Film: Under the Same Sun   Two businessmen, one Palestinian and one Israeli, form a solar energy company. When they face backlash from their communities, they realize that they must become models of... Read More

International Education Week Careers Workshop

A panel of professionals who have all had a variety of international careers will be available to discuss their personal experiences and answer questions one-on-one. Sandwiches will be provided by... Read More

International Education Week Scholarship Workshop

UMass staff members will present on scholarships provided through the International Programs Office, Commonwealth Honors College, the Fulbright Program, and more! Snacks will be provided by the... Read More

International Education Week Student Panel

A panel of returned UMass students will discuss their studies abroad, and answer questions about their personal experiences. Desserts from Sweets N' More will be provided.

Weekly Wednesday Workshop: Social Media and LinkedIn

Join Mary Ellen Liseno, assistant director for career planning at Career Services, to learn more about using social media and LinkedIn to boost your prospects for employment and chance of getting a... Read More

Info Session: Edinburgh Fringe Festival Summer Study Abroad Program

Come find out more about the Edinburgh Fringe Festival Summer Study Abroad program where you can: experience the largest theatre festival in the world see cutting-edge performances from around... 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

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

New Honors Engineering Innovation & Entrepreneurship Course for Spring 2015

Apply online today for ENGIN597H: Technology Management: Innovation & Entrepreneurship. This course prepares students for the innovation economy by providing knowledge and skills essential for... Read More

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

Announcements

Study Arts & Culture in South Africa

Interested in theatre and culture? Want to study abroad to South Africa this summer? Join theatre professor Dr. Megan Lewis, a South African theatre and performance studies scolar, and dramaturg Paul... 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

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

Thanksgiving Recess

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

Upcoming Events

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

 

Distinguished Lecture Series in Social Though and Political Economy: "Lifting Up Low-Wage Work" 11/17/2014 - 7:00pm CHC Events Hall

 

Pizza & Prof: Ubuntu Possibilities for Restorative Management Praxis 11/18/2014 - 5:45pm to 7:00pm CHC Events Hall

 

International Education Week Student Panel 11/18/2014 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm CHC Events Hall 160E

 

Weekly Wednesday Workshop: Social Media and LinkedIn 11/19/2014 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm CHC Events Hall

 

Info Session: Edinburgh Fringe Festival Summer Study Abroad Program 11/19/2014 - 4:30pm to 5:00pm Fine Arts Center 112 (Department of Theater Lobby)

 

Weekly Wednesday Workshop: The New Entrepreneurial Vision of UMass 11/19/2014 - 5:30pm to 6:30pm CHC Events Hall

 

International Film Night: Under the Same Sun 11/19/2014 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm CHC Events Hall 160E

 

International Education Week Scholarship Workshop 11/20/2014 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm CHC Events Hall 160E

 

International Education Week Careers Workshop 11/20/2014 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm CHC Events Hall 160E

 

Etiquette Lunch with Merrilyn Lewis 11/23/2014 - 12:00pm CHC Events Hall

 

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