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What's New at Honors

March 07, 2016 to March 13, 2016

In this issue

Student Conduct Advisor Job Openings

Call for Submissions for Friends of the Library Undergraduate Research Award

Public Lecture: Dr. Jeff Halper: Israel Palestine and the War Against the People

Elimination of Hepatitis C Virus in the next 25 Years: How Operations Research Can Help

UMass Impact Reception

Colloquium: Documenting Punk

International Scholars Program Info Session: March 9

International Scholars Program Info Session: March 8

International Scholars Program is now accepting applications!

INFO SESSIONS: Certificate in Civic Engagement and Public Service

Activism and Mindfulness: Grounding Ourselves within the Climate Crisis

Psychopathology and Stigma, Empirical Science and Narrative: The Need for Integration

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

Classes Resume

Spring Recess Begins

New England Public Radio Internship Opportunities

Senior Portraits

Internships and Employment

Student Conduct Advisor Job Openings

The attorney general for the Student Government Association is hiring conduct advisors for the 2016-2017 academic year. Conduct advisors are students who are trained in all aspects of the Code of... 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

Academic Opportunities

Call for Submissions for Friends of the Library Undergraduate Research Award

UMass Amherst Libraries invites submissions for the Friends of the Library Undergraduate Research Award. This award recognizes excellence in the use of primary sources in the arts, humanities, and... Read More

International Scholars Program Info Session: March 9

The International Scholars Program is now accepting applications for the 2016-2017 academic year.  The program is open to all first-year honors students in good standing who plan to spend all or part... Read More

International Scholars Program Info Session: March 8

The International Scholars Program is now accepting applications for the 2016-2017 academic year.  The program is open to all first-year honors students in good standing who plan to spend all or part... Read More

Campus Announcements and Activities

Public Lecture: Dr. Jeff Halper: Israel Palestine and the War Against the People

Israeli anthropologist, activist, and Nobel Peace Prize nominee Jeff Halper will be discussing his new book War Against the People: Israel, the Palestinians and Global Pacification. Jeff Halper is an... Read More

UMass Impact Reception

The UMass Student Trustees invite students to follow up the Public Higher Education Advocacy Day by coming back to the UMass Club in Boston. Share your stories with Massachusetts legislatures about... Read More

Psychopathology and Stigma, Empirical Science and Narrative: The Need for Integration

At 1:00 p.m. on Thursday, March 24, Stephen Hinshaw will present "Psychopathology and Stigma, Empirical Science and Narrative: The Need for Integration." Dr. Hinshaw is Professor of Psychology &... 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

Classes Resume

Spring Recess Begins

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

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

Elimination of Hepatitis C Virus in the next 25 Years: How Operations Research Can Help

The launch of new highly-effective treatments for hepatitis C virus (HCV) and recent updates in HCV screening could substantially reduce the burden of hepatitis C in the United States and worldwide.... Read More

Colloquium: Documenting Punk

The UMass Amherst Libraries host “Documenting Punk,” the 11th annual Social Change Colloquium on Friday, April 8, 2016, from 1-6 p.m., in Room 163 of the Campus Center.   Keynote speaker Dr. Michael... Read More

International Scholars Program is now accepting applications!

The International Scholars Program is now accepting applications for the 2016-2017 academic year.  The program is open to all first-year honors students in good standing who plan to spend all or part... Read More

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

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

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. 

Events This Week

Elimination of Hepatitis C Virus in the next 25 Years: How Operations Research Can Help 03/07/2016 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm Engineering Lab II, Kellogg Room (118)

 

UMass Impact Reception 03/07/2016 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm UMass Club, 1 Beacon St, Boston MA

 

Public Lecture: Dr. Jeff Halper: Israel Palestine and the War Against the People 03/08/2016 - 4:00pm CHC Events Hall West

 

International Scholars Program Info Session: March 8 03/08/2016 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm Oak Hall

 

International Scholars Program Info Session: March 9 03/09/2016 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm Sycamore Hall

 

Residence Halls Close for Spring Break 03/11/2016 - 6:00pm

 

Spring Recess Begins 03/12/2016 (All day)

 

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Honors InSight

Letters to Kate - Home, Home on the Range

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