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What's New at Honors

February 15, 2016 to February 21, 2016

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Presidential and Alumni Scholarships Available

Interested in Start-ups? Start-Up Nation Innovation Technology Fair for all Majors

Growing Season: Women in Agriculture & Food Production

Apply to the CSP Program!

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

Critical Theory and Social Change Workshop

Career Blast 2016

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

Undergraduate Research Conference Abstracts Due

Attend the IMPACT National Conference at UMass

Mid-Semester Date

Monday Class Schedule

Holiday - Presidents' Day

CHC Scholarships Due

Senior Portraits

Scholarships and Support

Presidential and Alumni Scholarships Available

If you're looking for some great funding opportunities, consider these scholarship opportunities. ONSA coordinates the applications for several "Presidential Scholarships" and "Alumni Scholarships"... 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

Internships and Employment

Interested in Start-ups? Start-Up Nation Innovation Technology Fair for all Majors

The fair will include an exposition floor with early stage tech start-ups, a career fair for students who are interested in finding internships and professional sessions with successful entrepreneurs... Read More

Campus Announcements and Activities

Growing Season: Women in Agriculture & Food Production

The UMass Amherst Libraries host “Growing Season: Women in Agriculture and Food Production” through August 15, 2016, in the W.E.B. Du Bois Library, both on the Lower Level and in Special Collections... Read More

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

Mid-Semester Date

Thursday, March 3, is the last day to drop a course with "W" and select the "P/F" option.

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

Announcements

Apply to the CSP Program!

Want to build community and create change?   First and second-year students:  Apply to CSP by March 4!   The Citizen Scholars Program (CSP) combines four courses and hands-on engagement with local... Read More

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

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

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

Events This Week

Holiday - Presidents' Day 02/15/2016 (All day)

 

Monday Class Schedule 02/16/2016 (All day)

 

Interested in Start-ups? Start-Up Nation Innovation Technology Fair for all Majors 02/17/2016 - 4:00pm to 7:00pm Campus Center Auditorium

 

Undergraduate Research Conference Abstracts Due 02/19/2016 (All day)

 

Bragging Writes

Honors InSight

Love on a Large Campus: How to (and not to) Celebrate Valentine's Day at UMass for Every Relationship

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