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What's New at Honors

April 13, 2015 to April 19, 2015

In this issue

Alert! Finding Honors Courses on SPIRE

Summer Position - Student Programs Assistant

History and Art of Hanging Scroll Lectures

Honors Research Fellowships Deadline

Honors Research Grants Deadline

Student Help Needed for Celebration of Excellence

Viviana Zelizer Lecture: “Valuing Intimacy: Does Money Corrupt?”

Protect Our Breasts Earth Day Yogathon

Celebration of Priscilla M. Clarkson Plaza & Endowment

Scholarship Awards and Donor Appreciation Reception

Holiday - Patriot's Day

Advising Tips

Alert! Finding Honors Courses on SPIRE

Honors course numbers are undergoing a slight revision in order to facilitate the incoporation of CHC requirements into the SPIRE ARR. When searching for honors courses on SPIRE, please use the... Read More

Internships and Employment

Summer Position - Student Programs Assistant

Need a job this summer? Apply to be a Student Programs Summer Assistant!   Responsibilities include: assisting with office tasks related to New Student Orientation, assisting with tasks related to... Read More

Announcements

History and Art of Hanging Scroll Lectures

Distinguished anthropologist and artist Liza Dalby is giving two lectures on the art and history of the hanging scroll.   Liza Dalby is internationally known for her studies of Geisha (1983) and ... Read More

Student Help Needed for Celebration of Excellence

We are looking for student marshalling help with the Commencement Weekend event for the graduating Commonwealth Honors College seniors - The Celebration of Excellence. It takes place on Friday, May... Read More

Academic Opportunities

Honors Research Fellowships Deadline

ATTENTION FRESHMAN AND SOPHOMORE COMMONWEALTH HONORS COLLEGE STUDENTS!   The deadline to apply for Research Assistant Fellowships for Fall 2015 is Tuesday, April 13, 2015, 11:59 p.m.   Guidelines... Read More

Honors Research Grants Deadline

ATTENTION JUNIOR COMMONWEALTH HONORS COLLEGE STUDENTS!   The student deadline to apply for Honors Research Grants of up to $1,000 for Fall 2015 is Tuesday, April 13, 2015, 11:59 p.m.   Guidelines and... Read More

Campus Announcements and Activities

Viviana Zelizer Lecture: “Valuing Intimacy: Does Money Corrupt?”

The Interdisciplinary Studies Institute (ISI) is delighted to welcome prominent economic sociologist Viviana A. Zelizer, who will visit UMass from April 12-15 as part of the 2015 ISI Residency.... Read More

Protect Our Breasts Earth Day Yogathon

Date: Wednesday, April 22, 2015 - 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM   Event Description: Join Protect Our Breasts’ contribution to Earth Day 2015 by participating in Earth Day Yogathon! Enjoy a day of continuous... Read More

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.

Celebration of Priscilla M. Clarkson Plaza & Endowment

A celebration of donor-funded initiatives honoring former CHC Dean Priscilla M. Clarkson, Ph.D., Distinguished Professor, triple UMass Amherst alumna. This event celebrates the Priscilla M. Clarkson... Read More

Scholarship Awards and Donor Appreciation Reception

A presentation of scholarship awards to honors students, and a celebration of the donor generosity that makes student achievement possible.  Light refreshments will be served.   Questions to:  alumni... Read More

Upcoming Events

Honors Research Grants Deadline 04/02/2015 - 12:47pm to 04/13/2015 - 12:59pm Online

 

Honors Research Fellowships Deadline 04/02/2015 - 12:51pm to 04/13/2015 - 12:59pm

 

Lecture: 50 Years of Working for Justice and Peace in the Valley 04/13/2015 - 4:00pm CHC Events Hall

 

Pizza & Prof: Tom Leatherman 04/14/2015 - 5:45pm to 7:00pm CHC Events Hall

 

Fulbright Information Session 04/15/2015 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm CHC Events Hall

 

Bragging Writes

Honors InSight

Letters to Kate - (Not Being) Home for the Holiday

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