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What's New at Honors

October 26, 2015 to November 01, 2015

In this issue

CMASS & Career Service Fall 2015 Mock Interview Program

CNS Career Series: Interviewing for Medical School

Meet the Law

Faculty Debate: Opposing Views on Israel and Palestine

MASSPIRG: Go Solar in Seconds

Amazon Aquatic Ecology Course

Be the Face of CHC on Photo Day 2015

Annual #UMassFallPhoto Contest

Tropical Field Biology Course

Life Sciences Career Fair

Pizza & Prof: Inside the Greek Financial Crisis

Annual Majors Fair

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

Internships and Employment

CMASS & Career Service Fall 2015 Mock Interview Program

CMASS & Career Service Fall 2015 Mock Interview Program: Monday November 2nd -Friday 6th , 2015 Practice your interviewing skills with real recruiters in preparation for entering their chosen ... Read More

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

Campus Announcements and Activities

CNS Career Series: Interviewing for Medical School

Applying to medical school? Attend this CNS Career Series for mutliple mini interview workshops to help you through the application process.

Meet the Law

Considering law school? Attend this Pre-Law Jobs and Law School Panel Discussion and Q&A on Tuesday, October 27, at 5:30 p.m. in Thompson 128. 

Faculty Debate: Opposing Views on Israel and Palestine

“Opposing Views on Israel and Palestine” is the first of many debates to be hosted by the University Union, a new RSO committed to bringing debate to campus. This debate will take place on Tuesday,... Read More

Be the Face of CHC on Photo Day 2015

You can be the face of the Commonwealth Honors College!   Sign up now to participate in Photo Day, and take part in our photo shoot for CHC and UMass publications and websites. Meet at the Bloom... Read More

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

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

MASSPIRG: Go Solar in Seconds

MASSPIRG will be outside the Student Union on Wednesday, October 28, to encourage students to reach out to representatives about getting 20% solar energy by 2025. 

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

Academic Opportunities

Amazon Aquatic Ecology Course

Amazon Aquatic Ecology (BIO 596Z) is a faculty-led program, taking place May 14-16, 2016. This course will provide an on-site introduction to the world's epicenter for aquatic and terrestrial... Read More

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

Events This Week

Life Sciences Career Fair 10/27/2015 - 12:00pm to 4:00pm Cape Cod Lounge, Student Union

 

Meet the Law 10/27/2015 - 5:30pm Thompson 128

 

Faculty Debate: Opposing Views on Israel and Palestine 10/27/2015 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm Student Union Ballroom

 

MASSPIRG: Go Solar in Seconds 10/28/2015 - 11:00am to 2:00pm Student Union

 

Annual Majors Fair 10/28/2015 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm Campus Center Auditorium

 

Pizza & Prof: Inside the Greek Financial Crisis 10/28/2015 - 5:45pm to 7:00pm CHC Events Hall

 

CNS Career Series: Interviewing for Medical School 10/28/2015 - 6:00pm Morrill II, Room 222

 

Meet the Dean - Boston 10/29/2015 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm Cafeteria Boston, 279A Newbury Street, Boston, MA 02115

 

Bragging Writes

Honors InSight

Dining Diaries: Getting Acquainted

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