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What's New at Honors

February 08, 2016 to February 14, 2016

In this issue

Aldon Morris Speaking at Du Bois Lecture

Bateman Scholar in Residence: A Conversation with Aren LeeKong

Professional TuneUp: LinkedIn Headshots and Profile Reviews

2nd Annual Black History Month Celebration: Transforming Life Narratives

SYNERGY Art Exhibit

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

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

Abstract Writing Workshop

Undergraduate Research Conference Abstracts Due

Attend the IMPACT National Conference at UMass

Monday Class Schedule

Holiday - Presidents' Day

CHC Scholarships Due

Senior Portraits

Career Fashion Show

Undergraduate Sustainability Research Award

Campus Announcements and Activities

Aldon Morris Speaking at Du Bois Lecture

Keynote speaker Aldon Morris is the Leon Forrest Professor of Sociology and African American Studies at Northwestern University. His recently released The Scholar Denied: W.E.B. Du Bois and the Birth... Read More

Bateman Scholar in Residence: A Conversation with Aren LeeKong

Come hear UMass alumnus and senior financial executive Aren LeeKong '98 discuss his personal story and strategies for success in the finance industry. In his talk, LeeKong will share advice and... Read More

Professional TuneUp: LinkedIn Headshots and Profile Reviews

Join the UMass Student Government Association on February 24 from 3:00 to 6:00 p.m. in the Cape Cod Lounge for professional LinkedIn headshots and profile reviews. Drop-ins are accepted as time... Read More

2nd Annual Black History Month Celebration: Transforming Life Narratives

Award-winning storyteller and author Onawumi Jean Moss will perform scenes from her solo show inspired by her autobiography Seriously..What Did You Call Me? At 4:30 p.m., there will be a reception... Read More

SYNERGY Art Exhibit

The UMass Amherst Libraries host SYNERGY, an exhibition of paintings and prints by Alicia Hunsicker ’93 in the Science & Engineering Library (SEL) at the University of Massachusetts Amherst.   In... Read More

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

Abstract Writing Workshop

This abstract writing workshop will provide students with useful strategies for the abstract writing process as well as helpful hints on how to get started. RSVP to events@honors.umass.edu

Monday Class Schedule

A Monday class schedule will be followed on Tuesday, February 16. 

Holiday - Presidents' Day

No classes held today. 

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

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

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. 

Pizza and Prof: "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

Announcements

Undergraduate Research Conference Abstracts Due

Abstract submission for the Undergraduate Research Conference closes on February 19, 2016 at 11:59 p.m. In order to submit your abstract for approval: Store your abstract Navigate back to your... Read More

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

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

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

Abstract Writing Workshop 02/09/2016 - 5:30pm CHC Events Hall-East

 

Career Fashion Show 02/10/2016 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm Bernie Dallas Room, 5th Floor, Goodell Building

 

Bragging Writes

Honors InSight

Love, The Old Man: Inertia (aka “Procrastination”)

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