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What's New at Honors

December 15, 2014 to December 21, 2014

In this issue

Honors Undergraduate Research Abstract Submission Deadline

21st Annual Undergraduate Research Conference

Due: Submissions for Undergraduate Student Research Award

Due: CHC Spring Scholarship Deadline

Due: Applications for Graduate & Undergraduate Student Awards In Family Research

Mid-Semester Date

End of Add/Drop

Last Day of Classes

Holiday - Patriot's Day

Spring Recess

Holiday - President's Day

First Day of Classes

CHC Seeking Computer Support Technician

Peer Mentor Applications Due Dec. 18

499 and HIS Registration for Spring 2015

New Worlds of Adoption Conference

Part-Time Health Educators and Interviewers Wanted

FREE Three Day Winter Workshop on Savvy Socializing

Honors 291A: Ideas that Change the World

Study Arts & Culture in South Africa

Undergraduate Research in Sustainability Award

Ethos Group Annual Essay Competition

Final Examination Period - Fall 2014

Honors Undergraduate Research Abstract Submission Deadline

Abstract Submission Deadline: Wednesday, February 11, 2015 Submit online: honors.umass.edu/honors Registration opens in early January Questions? Contact conference@honors.umass.edu  

21st Annual Undergraduate Research Conference

The 21st Annual Undergraduate Research Conference will be held on April 24, 2015. At the 20th conference over 1000 students from campuses across the Commonwealth of Massachusetts gave poster and oral... Read More

Due: Submissions for Undergraduate Student Research Award

The seventh annual Friends of the Library Undergraduate Research Award (FLURA) recognizes excellence in the use of primary sources in the Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences.  Undergraduate... Read More

Due: CHC Spring Scholarship Deadline

Commonwealth Honors College Spring Scholarship applications are due! For more information on CHC scholarships and a full listing of scholarships you may be eligible for go to www.honors.umass.edu/... Read More

Due: Applications for Graduate & Undergraduate Student Awards In Family Research

The Center for Research on Families is pleased to announce the Annual Competition for Graduate & Undergraduate Student Awards in Family Research. Family research is broadly defined and... Read More

Mid-Semester Date

Thursday, March 5 is the last day for undergraduate, Stockbridge, and CPE students to select 'Pass/Fail' and to drop a class with a 'W'.

End of Add/Drop

Last day to add or drop any class with no record - Undergraduate, Graduate, Stockbridge, Continuing Education

Last Day of Classes

Wednesday April 29, 2015 is the last day of classes at UMass Amherst for the spring 2015 semester.

Holiday - Patriot's Day

Monday, April 20 is a holiday, so UMass Amherst will not be holding classes. On Wednesday, April 22 the University will follow a Monday class schedule.

Spring Recess

Spring recess begins after classes end on Friday, March 13, 2015. Classes resume on Monday, March 23, 2015.

Holiday - President's Day

Monday February 16, 2015 is Presidents' Day, and no classes will be held at UMass Amherst. On Tuesday February 17, 2015, the campus will follow a Monday class schedule.

First Day of Classes

Tuesday, January 20, is the first day of classes for the Spring 2015 semester.

Internships and Employment

CHC Seeking Computer Support Technician

The Commonwealth Honors College (CHC) has an opening in its information technology team (CHC I.T.) for the Spring 2015 semester. CHC I.T. is dedicated to providing high-quality and efficient day-to-... Read More

Peer Mentor Applications Due Dec. 18

Peer Mentor Application is due December 18, 2014   Peer Mentors are upper class students who live in Residential First-Year Experience halls and assist first-year students with their academic... Read More

Part-Time Health Educators and Interviewers Wanted

HEALTH EDUCATOR (Part Time) The health educator will recruit and educate participants in English and Spanish for a National Institutes of Health funded prenatal and postpartum lifestyle intervention... Read More

Advising Tips

499 and HIS Registration for Spring 2015

Submit your Spring 2015 Honors Independent Study or Honors Thesis/Project contract and proposal by December 15 to ensure timely review and approval by our faculty review committee prior to the... Read More

Honors 291A: Ideas that Change the World

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

Campus Announcements and Activities

New Worlds of Adoption Conference

New Worlds of Adoption Conference - Submit your posters and apply for scholarships!   Conference attendees are invited to submit an application to present a poster featuring their research or... Read More

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.

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

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

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

Upcoming Events

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

 

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