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What's New at Honors

January 26, 2015 to February 01, 2015

In this issue

CHC Seniors: Mathematica Program Associate Openings

Job Application Deadline: Honors Student Representative

Information Session: Read, Think, Share Mentoring Program

Apply for the Friends of the Library Undergraduate Research Award

Urban Sustainability/Landscape Architecture Study Tour

Apply to be an NSO Leader

Apply to be Undergraduate Commencement Speaker

Policy Research Firm Hiring Entry Level Analysts and Research Assistants

CRF Lecture: 'Biomonitoring, Chemical Exposures and Human Health'

Read, Think, Share Mentoring Program Info Sessions

CRF Lecture: 'Couple-Focused Prevention at the Transition to Parenthood'

Undergraduate Research Conference Abstract Submission Deadline

Due: Submissions for Undergraduate Student Research Award

Due: CHC Spring Scholarship Deadline

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

End of Add/Drop

Holiday - President's Day

Honors 291A: Ideas that Change the World

Undergraduate Research in Sustainability Award

Ethos Group Annual Essay Competition

Internships and Employment

CHC Seniors: Mathematica Program Associate Openings

Mathematica is a nationally recognized research organization that conducts social policy studies on health care, disability, education, welfare, nutrition, and related topics. Our mission is to... Read More

Job Application Deadline: Honors Student Representative

You are invited to apply to be an Honors Student Representative for the spring 2015 semester. Student Reps reach out and share their Honors experiences with future students. Be a part of our annual... Read More

Information Session: Read, Think, Share Mentoring Program

The innovative Read, Think, Share mentoring program partners students from low-income backgrounds with college student mentors. The students and mentors read books and discuss them online in a secure... Read More

Apply to be an NSO Leader

Each year New Students Orientation (NSO) selects a new group of great students for the Orientation Leader position. NSO Leaders are among the first people new students interact with at UMass Amherst... Read More

Policy Research Firm Hiring Entry Level Analysts and Research Assistants

Mathematica Policy Research (MPR), a social policy and research firm headquartered in Princeton, NJ, is looking for recent graduates (Summer/Fall 2014) and spring 2015 graduates for entry level... Read More

Campus Announcements and Activities

Apply for the Friends of the Library Undergraduate 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 students... Read More

Apply to be Undergraduate Commencement Speaker

Apply to be the 2015 Undergraduate Student Commencement Speaker so you can share your thoughts as a graduating senior and have a lead role in the Undergraduate Commencement ceremony.  You must submit... Read More

CRF Lecture: 'Biomonitoring, Chemical Exposures and Human Health'

Presented by Antonia Calafat, Ph.D. from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA:    In modern societies, humans may be exposed to a wide spectrum of environmental chemicals... Read More

Read, Think, Share Mentoring Program Info Sessions

  Are you interested in volunteering this semester? Would you like to serve as a strong role model for middle and high school aged students without leaving the UMass campus? The innovative Read,... Read More

CRF Lecture: 'Couple-Focused Prevention at the Transition to Parenthood'

  Presented by: Mark Feinberg, Ph.D., Research Professor, Prevention Research Center, Department of Human Development and Family Studies, Pennsylvania State University   Transition points in family... Read More

End of Add/Drop

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

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.

Academic Opportunities

Urban Sustainability/Landscape Architecture Study Tour

Interested in urban sustainability? Check out the Urban Sustainability/Landscape Architecture Study Tour. This 6 credit course includes a spring semester seminar, followed by the two week study tour... Read More

Undergraduate Research Conference Abstract Submission Deadline

Abstract Submission Deadline: Wednesday, February 11, 2015 Submit online: honorsweb1.honors.umass.edu/urc/ Questions? Contact conference@honors.umass.edu  

Scholarships and Support

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: 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

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

Due: CHC Spring Scholarship Deadline

Commonwealth Honors College spring scholarship applications are due! For more information and a full listing of CHC scholarships go to www.honors.umass.edu/scholarships.   Any questions should be... Read More

Advising Tips

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!

Announcements

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

 

Job Application Deadline: Honors Student Representative 01/26/2015 - 5:00pm Commonwealth Honors College

 

Information Session: Read, Think, Share Mentoring Program 01/26/2015 - 7:00pm CHC Events Hall 160W

 

Student Advisory Board Meeting 01/27/2015 - 8:15pm to 9:15pm Elm Classroom 210

 

Weekly Wednesday Workshop: The Education Major and Becoming a Teacher 01/28/2015 - 5:30pm to 6:30pm CHC Events Hall

 

CRF Lecture: 'Couple-Focused Prevention at the Transition to Parenthood' 01/29/2015 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm Campus Center 163C

 

Bragging Writes

Honors InSight

Letters to Kate - Waiting in Line

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