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What's New at Honors

January 25, 2016 to January 31, 2016

In this issue

The Public Professor: How to Use Your Research to Change the World

Add/Drop Ends

Amazon Aquatic Ecology Course

New Honors Course: HIST 491CAH "Explorations in Colonial Andean History"

CHC Scholarships Due

Scholarships for Unpaid Internships

Senior Portraits

Opportunities with Dr. Seuss Project

Career Fashion Show

New Course: UNIV 190-L "De-Mystifying Library Research"

Lecture: Effects of Air Pollution on Human Health

Undergraduate Sustainability Research Award

Applications Open for International and World History Graduate Program

The Public Professor: How to Use Your Research to Change the World

The Public Engagement Project will host a reading of The Public Professor by Lee Badgett, Professor of Economics and Director of the Center for Public Policy and Administration at UMass Amherst. The... Read More

Campus Announcements and Activities

Add/Drop Ends

Monday, February 1 is the last day to add or drop any class with no record. 

Senior Portraits

GradImages will be on campus to take cap and gown photos as well as professional photos during the spring semester. If searching for a job or internship, this is a great opportunity to have... Read More

Career Fashion Show

Attend the Career Fashion Show to: • Learn how to tie a tie and accessorize your outfit • Dress up or bring a selfie for feedback on your look  • Get advice, examples, and information about clothing... Read More

Lecture: Effects of Air Pollution on Human Health

Dr. C. Arden Pope, III will present the lecture "Effects of Air Pollution on Human Health: Science, Public Policy, and Controversy" on January 28 at 4:00 p.m. This presentation, which is free and... 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

New Honors Course: HIST 491CAH "Explorations in Colonial Andean History"

The history department is offering a new honors course, "Explorations in Colonial Andean History" (HIST 491CAH) during the Spring 2016 semester. Taught by Professor Heidi V. Scott, the course... Read More

Opportunities with Dr. Seuss Project

The Seuss Project, a new collaboration between Commonwealth Honors College and the Springfield Museums provides academic opportunities in the areas of: Engineering Computer science (... Read More

New Course: UNIV 190-L "De-Mystifying Library Research"

UMass Amherst Libraries is offering an online course, "De-Mystifying Library Research" (UNIV 190-L) during the Spring 2016 semester. Taught by librarian Thea Atwood, the course is primarily intended... Read More

Applications Open for International and World History Graduate Program

Applications for Fall 2016 are now open for the Columbia University and the London School of Economics MA/MSc in International and World History.    The world is more interconnected than ever.  Join... Read More

Scholarships and Support

CHC Scholarships Due

Commonwealth Honors College students who are in good standing are eligible for a number of scholarships. All CHC Scholarships are due February 29, 2016 at 5:00 p.m. Please visit honors.umass.edu/... Read More

Scholarships for Unpaid Internships

The UMass Alumni Association is awarding three Life Member Scholarships of $2,000 each to students who have secured an unpaid summer internship. Freshmen, sophomores and juniors with a grade point... Read More

Undergraduate Sustainability Research Award

Are you a part- or full-time undergraduate student at UMass Amherst?   Have you completed a research project on sustainability, in Spring, Summer or Fall of 2015?   If so, you are invited... Read More

Events This Week

The Public Professor: How to Use Your Research to Change the World 01/27/2016 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm Campus Center Amherst Room

 

Lecture: Effects of Air Pollution on Human Health 01/28/2016 (All day) Campus Center, Room 804-808

 

Bragging Writes

Honors InSight

Letters to Kate - It's Good to Be Back

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