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What's New at Honors

February 29, 2016 to March 06, 2016

In this issue

INFO SESSIONS: Certificate in Civic Engagement and Public Service

Activism and Mindfulness: Grounding Ourselves within the Climate Crisis

Facing An Uncertain Future: Your Inner and Outer Skills

Paid Translator Internship with the Seattle Mariners

Presidential and Alumni Scholarships Available

Apply to the CSP Program!

Bateman Scholar in Residence: A Conversation with Aren LeeKong

SYNERGY Art Exhibit

Critical Theory and Social Change Workshop

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

Residence Halls Reopen

Residence Halls Close for Spring Break

Spring Recess Begins

Mid-Semester Date

New England Public Radio Internship Opportunities

CHC Scholarships Due

Senior Portraits

Announcements

INFO SESSIONS: Certificate in Civic Engagement and Public Service

CALLING ALL MAJORS!   What are the skills and perspectives necessary to work effectively for social change? How can you connect your passion for justice, academic interests, and hands-on experience... Read More

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

Activism and Mindfulness: Grounding Ourselves within the Climate Crisis

Join this discussion and explore answers to questions like these!   How do we stay grounded within ourselves as we face the truths of the planetary crisis?   What are our inner resources for... Read More

Facing An Uncertain Future: Your Inner and Outer Skills

This workshop will be led by Skills for Life, a local program emphasizing introspective and practical skills.    By attending, you will: Experience a five-minute silent meditiation Consider... 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

Residence Halls Reopen

Residence halls will reopen on Sunday, March 20, 2016 at 10:00 a.m.

Residence Halls Close for Spring Break

All undergraduate residence halls except Break Housing Halls and North Area Apartments will close for Spring Recess at 6:00 p.m. on Friday, March 11, 2016. 

Internships and Employment

Paid Translator Internship with the Seattle Mariners

The Seattle Mariners seeks applicants fluent in Korean for a translator internship for the 2016 baseball season. Qualified candidates are juniors, seniors, recent graduates, and graduate students who... Read More

New England Public Radio Internship Opportunities

New England Public Radio (NEPR) offers paid summer internships at the Springfield studio for UMass Amherst students. Opportunities are available in News, Production, Marketing, Digital Media, and... Read More

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

Campus Announcements and Activities

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

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

Spring Recess Begins

Spring recess begins after the last class on Saturday, March 12. 

Mid-Semester Date

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

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

Events This Week

Facing An Uncertain Future: Your Inner and Outer Skills 02/29/2016 - 2:30pm to 3:30pm Floor 26, Du Bois Library

 

CHC Scholarships Due 02/29/2016 - 5:00pm Commonwealth Honors College, Room 301

 

Bateman Scholar in Residence: A Conversation with Aren LeeKong 03/02/2016 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm CHC Events Hall

 

Mid-Semester Date 03/03/2016 (All day)

 

Activism and Mindfulness: Grounding Ourselves within the Climate Crisis 03/04/2016 - 12:30pm to 2:00pm Floor 26, Du Bois Library

 

Bragging Writes

Honors InSight

Love, The Old Man: Why So Serious?

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