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What's New at Honors

February 01, 2016 to February 07, 2016

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One Credit Course: Critical Theory and Social Change: Confronting Racism in the Contemporary U.S.

Critical Theory and Social Change Workshop

Career Blast 2016

LinkedIn Learning Lab

"Show, Scene, & Space: Punk and Folk Musicians, Opportunity Structures, and Geographies of Genre"

Attend the IMPACT National Conference at UMass

NSO Leaders Needed - Apply Now

Add/Drop Ends

Amazon Aquatic Ecology Course

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

UMass Amherst Alumni Association Scholarships

CHC Scholarships Due

Scholarships for Unpaid Internships

Senior Portraits

Career Fashion Show

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

Undergraduate Sustainability Research Award

Applications Open for International and World History Graduate Program

Academic Opportunities

One Credit Course: Critical Theory and Social Change: Confronting Racism in the Contemporary U.S.

This is an opportunity to participate in an important discussion on confronting racism in the United States. The work for this course is related to the Critical Theory and Social Change two-day... Read More

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

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

Campus Announcements and Activities

Critical Theory and Social Change Workshop

Thursday, March 24, 6:30 p.m.: Opening Reception (Cape Cod Lounge, Student Union) Thursday, March 24, 7:00-9:00 p.m.: Keynote Lectures (Cape Cod Lounge, Student Union) Friday, March 25. 11:45-1:15 p.... Read More

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

Career Blast 2016

Attend the largest on-campus career fair in western Massachusetts. Over 130 employers who have internships, co-ops or full-time positions will be there. Open to all level students. Professional dress... Read More

LinkedIn Learning Lab

Create and update your LinkedIn Page! Meet in Room 1685 on the 16th floor of the library. 

"Show, Scene, & Space: Punk and Folk Musicians, Opportunity Structures, and Geographies of Genre"

In this discussion led by Professor Jonathan Wynn, of the Sociology department, explore the industry of live performance. Live performances are a considerable and growing concern for the music... Read More

Add/Drop Ends

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

Announcements

Attend the IMPACT National Conference at UMass

Are you interested in social justice, advocacy, organizing and making connections with other students from all over the country? If your answer is YES, then you should attend the IMPACT National... Read More

NSO Leaders Needed - Apply Now

Each year New Students Orientation (NSO) selects a new group of great students for the Orientation Leader position. NSO Leaders are among the first people new students interact with at UMass Amherst... Read More

Scholarships and Support

UMass Amherst Alumni Association Scholarships

The Alumni Association presents more than 100 scholarships and awards to UMass Amherst students with diverse records of achievement in academics, volunteerism, and leadership. Applications are due... Read More

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

Add/Drop Ends 02/01/2016 (All day)

 

LinkedIn Learning Lab 02/03/2016 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm W.E.B. Du Bois Library

 

Bragging Writes

Honors InSight

Love, The Old Man: Schoolwork Confessional

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