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What's New at Honors

December 01, 2014 to December 07, 2014

In this issue

Book Reading and Signing with Christo Brand - "Mandela: My Prisoner, My Friend"

FREE Three Day Winter Workshop on Savvy Socializing

Visiting Writers Series: Ben Lerner

Take Research Gets Real (HONORS 391A, sections 47 & 48)!

Honors 291A: Ideas that Change the World

New Education Course Addresses the Intersection of Race and Gender

Study Arts & Culture in South Africa

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

Final Examination Period - Fall 2014

Last Day of Classes - Fall 2014

Thanksgiving Recess

Book Reading and Signing with Christo Brand - "Mandela: My Prisoner, My Friend"

For twelve years on Robben Island, Christo Brand was Nelson Mandela's prison guard.  His book tells the story of unlikely admiration and and friendship during the years of apartheid, and in the... Read More

Visiting Writers Series: Ben Lerner

The University of  Massachusetts Visiting Writers Series is pleased to present poet Ben Lerner reading at 8 p.m. in Memorial Hall on Thursday, December 4, 2014.     Ben Lerner is the author of three... 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

Announcements

FREE Three Day Winter Workshop on Savvy Socializing

Savvy Socializing: How to Meet, Greet, & Network with Confidence   Merrilyn Lewis will be teaching a FREE three day workshop at Smith College during winter break. "Savvy Socializing: How to Meet... Read More

Take Research Gets Real (HONORS 391A, sections 47 & 48)!

Do you want a chance to distinguish yourself from the pack? To brag about research you did as an undergraduate in your first job interview out of school?   If so, here is your chance! Research Gets... Read More

Honors 291A: Ideas that Change the World

Honors 291A has been assigned a permanent course number:  Honors 201A.  Please note this for your Spring 2015 course registration!

New Education Course Addresses the Intersection of Race and Gender

Got dialogue? Let's talk about race, ethnicity, and gender!   Take EDUC 202: Intergroup Dialogue - Exploring Social/Cultural Differences and Commonalities this Spring!   This 4-credit intergroup... Read More

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

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

Final Examination Period - Fall 2014

The first Reading Day is Saturday, Dec. 6. The second Reading Day is Sunday, Dec. 7. Final exams begin Monday Dec. 8 and continue through Saturday Dec. 13, 2014.

Last Day of Classes - Fall 2014

Thursday, December 5 is the last day of classes for the Fall 2014 semester.

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

 

Book Reading and Signing with Christo Brand - "Mandela: My Prisoner, My Friend" 12/02/2014 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm CHC Events Hall - East

 

Visiting Writers Series: Ben Lerner 12/04/2014 - 8:00pm to 9:00pm Memorial Hall

 

Last Day of Classes - Fall 2014 12/05/2014 (All day) UMass Amherst

 

Final Examination Period - Fall 2014 12/06/2014 - 8:00am to 12/13/2014 - 5:00pm UMass Amherst

 

Bragging Writes

Honors InSight

Eight Thanksgiving Conversations You Don’t Want to Have

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