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What's New at Honors

February 09, 2015 to February 15, 2015

In this issue

Declamation Day

Special Reading by Novelist Okey Ndibe

The Frank and Helen DiGiammarino Scholarship Fund

CHC Seniors: Mathematica Program Associate Openings

Apply for the Friends of the Library Undergraduate Research Award

Meet the Law: Networking Dinner with Alumni Attorneys

Policy Research Firm Hiring Entry Level Analysts and Research Assistants

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

Holiday - President's Day

Ethos Group Annual Essay Competition

Campus Announcements and Activities

Declamation Day

Greetings and best wishes from Bartlett Hall. Declamation Day, is a public speaking tournament sponsored by CHFA. The event will be held in Bezanson Hall (FAC), at 4:30-6:00, on Monday, March 9.  ... Read More

Special Reading by Novelist Okey Ndibe

The University of  Massachusetts Visiting Writers Series is pleased to present novelist Okey Ndibe reading at 8 pm in Memorial Hall on the University of Massachusetts campus on Thursday, February 26... Read More

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

Meet the Law: Networking Dinner with Alumni Attorneys

Meet alumni attorneys in a fun, speed-dating format.  They will answer your questions about law school, practice areas, career paths, and more.  Registration is required in order to attend.  ... Read More

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.

Scholarships and Support

The Frank and Helen DiGiammarino Scholarship Fund

The Frank and Helen DiGiammarino Scholarship Fund was established in 1999 by members of the DiGiammarino family, many of whom are UMass alums, as a way to honor their parents, Frank and Helen... 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 and a full listing of CHC scholarships go to www.honors.umass.edu/scholarships.   Any questions should be... 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

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

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

Academic Opportunities

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  

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

 

Gratituesday 02/10/2015 - 11:30am to 3:30pm Roots Cafe

 

Pizza & Prof: Havana's Urban Farms - Building Food Security into the City 02/10/2015 - 5:45pm to 7:00pm CHC Events Hall

 

Undergraduate Research Conference Abstract Submission Deadline 02/11/2015 (All day) Online

 

Black (im)Possibility: Ferguson and the Persistent Indictment of American Society 02/11/2015 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm CHC Events Hall

 

CHC Scholarship Information Session 02/12/2015 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm CHC Events Hall

 

Bragging Writes

Honors InSight

Dobra Tea: A New Take on a Coffee Shop Experience

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