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What's New at Honors

March 21, 2016 to March 27, 2016

In this issue

Debate: Opposing Views on Affirmative Action

Find a Summer Camp Job

Public Health & Health Sciences Career Networking & Development Conference

New UMass Pulse App

Dancing with the Devil: Juliana Barbassa on the State of Rio Olympics

Apply to be the Celebration of Excellence Student Speaker

Be Part of the IPO Buddy Program

Colloquium: Documenting Punk

International Scholars Program is now accepting applications!

Climate Change Film Screening and Discussion

Book Giveaway!

Apply to the CSP Program!

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

SYNERGY Art Exhibit

LinkedIn Learning Lab

Critical Theory and Social Change Workshop

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

Residence Halls Reopen

Classes Resume

New England Public Radio Internship Opportunities

Campus Announcements and Activities

Debate: Opposing Views on Affirmative Action

The University Union presents a debate between Peter Wood, president of the National Association of Scholars and Randall Kennedy, Michael R. Klein Professor of Law at Harvard Law School.

New UMass Pulse App

Keep up with UMass news and events with the new UMass Pulse app, designed by students. With UMass Pulse, users can view events from across campus all in one place. The app also works with your phone'... 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

Internships and Employment

Find a Summer Camp Job

Visit with recruiters from all over New England to explore opportunities to work at a camp this summer. All majors are welcome. Resumes are not needed.

Public Health & Health Sciences Career Networking & Development Conference

This daylong event is designed to help students for the transition from college into the workforce. In the morning there will be a panel on big picture employment in public health and health sciences... Read More

LinkedIn Learning Lab

Create and update your LinkedIn profile. Advisors from Career Services will help out and answer questions as you work. Bring your laptop and resume if desired, or log on to a library computer. Meet... 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

Announcements

Dancing with the Devil: Juliana Barbassa on the State of Rio Olympics

Julianna Barbassa, international AP journalist, returned to her home country of Brazil in 2010 as it prepared for the 2014 World Cup and 2016 Olympics. Barbassa was curious how the bid and the... Read More

Apply to be the Celebration of Excellence Student Speaker

CHC is looking for a graduating honors student to speak for 3 to 5 minutes during the Celebration of Excellence ceremony on Friday, May 6.   If you're interested in applying to be this speaker,... Read More

Be Part of the IPO Buddy Program

Are you interested in meeting new students from all over the world? Do you want to expand your cultural knowledge? Have you studied abroad?   IPO Buddies is a buddy/mentor program sponsored by the... 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

Climate Change Film Screening and Discussion

"The Wisdom to Survive: Climate Change, Capitalism and Community" examines the challenge that climate change poses and discussed meaningful action that can be taken by individuals and communities. 

Book Giveaway!

Get your free copy of Sustainable World Sourcebook! 500 free copies will be distributed on a first-come, first-served basis. The UMass Amherst Libraries host a series of interactive climate change... Read More

Apply to the CSP Program!

Want to build community and create change? Applications are still open!   The Citizen Scholars Program (CSP) combines four courses and hands-on engagement with local community organizations such as... Read More

Pizza & Prof: Show, Scene & Space: Punk & Folk Musicians, Opportunity Structures, 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.

Events This Week

Classes Resume 03/21/2016 (All day)

 

Public Health & Health Sciences Career Networking & Development Conference 03/22/2016 - 9:00am to 5:00pm Campus Center Auditorium

 

Find a Summer Camp Job 03/23/2016 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm Goodell, 5th Floor Lounge

 

Psychopathology and Stigma, Empirical Science and Narrative: The Need for Integration 03/24/2016 - 1:00pm Campus Center 917

 

Critical Theory and Social Change Workshop 03/24/2016 - 6:30pm Cape Cod Lounge, Student Union Building

 

Bragging Writes

Honors InSight

Spring Break: Expectation vs. Reality

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