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What's New at Honors

October 19, 2015 to October 25, 2015

In this issue

Annual #UMassFallPhoto Contest

Tropical Field Biology Course

Life Sciences Career Fair

Jopwell Online Hiring Platform

Pizza & Prof: Inside the Greek Financial Crisis

Annual Majors Fair

Open Access, Copyright, & Fair Use for Theses

Wikipedia Workshop

Dean Gerzina to Speak at "The Great River Redux" Colloqium

Need Writing Assistance?

Lecture: Effects of Age and Hearing Ability on Perception of Spanish-accented English

Meet the Dean - New York City

Jazz is Alive! Special Collections

Campus Announcements and Activities

Annual #UMassFallPhoto Contest

Show off your best photos of UMass Amherst in fall! Submit your photos through Instagram or Twitter using #umassfallphoto.   How to participate (and the rules): 1. Take your best shots of the UMass... Read More

Pizza & Prof: Inside the Greek Financial Crisis

Follow a group of Honors students on their journey through Greece to meet with policymakers and bank executives. The group identifies the causes and consequences of that country’s recent financial... Read More

Annual Majors Fair

The Majors Fair brings together representatives from nearly every department on campus. The fair is an opportunity to meet staff, faculty and current students, and discuss majors, minors and... Read More

Open Access, Copyright, & Fair Use for Theses

This event will give graduate students an overview of open access and the benefits of choosing open access for electronic theses and dissertations. An overview of copyright and fair use as it relates... Read More

Wikipedia Workshop

Training and Edit-a-Thon Have you ever wanted to use Wikipedia in your classroom? Have you been asked to help instructors with Wikipedia assignments? Do you just think Wikipedia is great and want to... Read More

Lecture: Effects of Age and Hearing Ability on Perception of Spanish-accented English

Presented by Sandra Gordon-Salant, Ph.D, Professor and Director of the Doctoral Program in Clinical Audiology, Department of Hearing and Speech Sciences, University of Maryland   Dr. Sandra Gordon-... Read More

Jazz is Alive! Special Collections

Jazz is Alive! - Jazz in UMass Amherst Libraries' Special Collections   Sept. 29, 2015 - Jan. 20, 2016  Open during library hours.   Special Collections and University Archives, Floor 25 and Lower... Read More

Academic Opportunities

Tropical Field Biology Course

4 credits, meets spring semester 2016, Tues/Thurs 4-5pm   Course Organization: • Pre-trip lectures, homework assignments, project development • Trip to Belize (over Spring Break): experience... Read More

Need Writing Assistance?

Having trouble writing your essay, lab report, or research paper? Drop in or schedule an appointment with our CHC Writing Coach, Dixie Brown.   Commonwealth Honors College now offers students the... Read More

Internships and Employment

Life Sciences Career Fair

Representatives from several large pharmaceutical and life sciences companies will be on campus recruiting UMass students for a variety of positions. Students of all majors and all years are... Read More

Jopwell Online Hiring Platform

Jopwell is an online hiring platform connecting talented Black, Latino/Hispanic, and Native American students with a range of career opportunities. Jopwell's partners include Goldman Sachs, McKinsey... Read More

Announcements

Dean Gerzina to Speak at "The Great River Redux" Colloqium

Commonwealth Honors College Dean Gretchen Holbrook Gerzina, along with some of the Valley’s leading scholars, will be participating in The Great River Redux at the Porter-Phelps-Huntington Museum on... Read More

Meet the Dean - New York City

All Honors alumni in the New York  City area are invited to join us to meet our new dean, Gretchen H. Gerzina.  Network with other New York area alumni, enjoy refreshments, and hear the latest news... Read More

Events This Week

Wikipedia Workshop 10/19/2015 - 12:00pm to 4:00pm Du Bois Library, Room 1320

 

Open Access, Copyright, & Fair Use for Theses 10/20/2015 - 12:30pm to 2:00pm Du Bois Library, Room 2601

 

Mid-Semester Date 10/22/2015 (All day) UMass Amherst

 

Dean Gerzina to Speak at "The Great River Redux" Colloqium 10/24/2015 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm Porter-Phelps-Huntington House Museum, 130 River Drive, Hadley MA 01035

 

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