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What's New at Honors

April 11, 2016 to April 17, 2016

In this issue

Politically Engaged Scholarship Event

Fall 2016 Course: Public Speaking

Fall 2016 Course: Global Bodies

City Year - Open Office Hours and Employer Info Session

SGA's Grit n' Wit Obstacle Course

UMass Alumni Advisor Network Workshop

“Engaging with the Community: Mentoring with Big Brothers Big Sisters”-Information Session

Collidescope 2.0: Adventures in Pre- and Post-Racial America

Augusta Savage Gallery Celebrating John Bracey

UMass Upward Bound Hiring Tutors and Supervisors

UMass Amherst Education Job Fair

“Engaging with the Community: Mentoring with Big Brothers Big Sisters”-Information Session

Student Help Needed for Celebration of Excellence

Debate: Opposing Views on Affirmative Action

Climate Change Film Screening and Discussion

Book Giveaway!

CSP Program Still Accepting Applications!

SYNERGY Art Exhibit

Last day of classes

Final examinations begin

Monday Class Schedule

Holiday - Patriot's Day

Campus Announcements and Activities

Politically Engaged Scholarship Event

Attend this panel discussion on politically engaged scholarship, sponsored by the Social Thought and Political Economy program. Panelists include Silvia Federici, Alan Goodman, and Márgara Millán. ... Read More

SGA's Grit n' Wit Obstacle Course

Student Government Association is hosting its first Patriot's Day Grit N' Wit Obstacle Course. Students can compete as an individual or participate as a team of up to four people. Warm-ups begin at... Read More

Collidescope 2.0: Adventures in Pre- and Post-Racial America

Collidescope 2.0: Adventures in Pre- and Post-Racial America runs at the UMass Rand Theater April 14-23. This play is a culmination of the Art, Legacy, and Community project, a two-year investigation... Read More

Augusta Savage Gallery Celebrating John Bracey

The Augusta Savage Gallery  celebrates Professor John Bracey April 21 at 7:00 p.m. Come and share a story, sing a song or simply join the party!   Professor Bracey has taught in the W.E.B. Du Bois... Read More

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.

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

Last day of classes

Final examinations begin

Please check SPIRE for final examinations times and locations. 

Monday Class Schedule

A Monday class schedule will be followed on Wednesday, April 20. 

Holiday - Patriot's Day

No classes held on Monday, April 18, 2016. 

Academic Opportunities

Fall 2016 Course: Public Speaking

Junior and senior Commonwealth Honors College students can register for the Fall 2016 honors course in public speaking, Honors 493AH, Presenting Yourself: Public Speaking for Career & Research.... Read More

Fall 2016 Course: Global Bodies

Register now for ANTH 494BI: Global Bodies. This three-credit course will meet Tuesdays and Thursdays 2:30 p.m.-3:45 p.m. The human body has increasingly become an object of anthropological study.... Read More

“Engaging with the Community: Mentoring with Big Brothers Big Sisters”-Information Session

Do you have a little time to make a big difference in the life of a child? Would you like to learn more about mentoring and working with children?  In this course you can do both! You will study the... Read More

“Engaging with the Community: Mentoring with Big Brothers Big Sisters”-Information Session

Do you have a little time to make a big difference in the life of a child? Would you like to learn more about mentoring and working with children?  In this course you can do both! You will study the... Read More

Internships and Employment

City Year - Open Office Hours and Employer Info Session

Regional Recruitment Manager, Harvey Vincent, will meet one on one with anyone interested in learning more about serving a year with City Year, the benefits and how to create the best application... Read More

UMass Upward Bound Hiring Tutors and Supervisors

UMass Amherst Upward Bound Program is preparing for its annual Summer Institute here on campus July 5 – August 12, 2016.   Upward Bound will be looking for committed individuals to help support the... Read More

UMass Amherst Education Job Fair

Come to the UMass Amherst Education Job Fair for prospective P-12 education professionals. 

UMass Alumni Advisor Network Workshop

"The most connected students get the best jobs, not the most qualified."  The UMass Amherst Alumni Advisor Network is a powerful online platform that facilitates one-to-one career conversations with... Read More

Announcements

Student Help Needed for Celebration of Excellence

We are looking for students to help with the Commecement Weekend event for graudating Commonwealth Honors College seniors. The Celebration of Excellence takes place on Friday, May 6, at 2:00 p.m. in... 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

CSP Program Still Accepting Applications!

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

Events This Week

UMass Alumni Advisor Network Workshop 04/12/2016 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm CHC Events Hall

 

Debate: Opposing Views on Affirmative Action 04/12/2016 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm Student Union Ballroom

 

City Year - Open Office Hours and Employer Info Session 04/13/2016 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm Goodell 508

 

The Black Presidency: Barack Obama and the Politics of Race in America 04/13/2016 - 4:30pm Bowker Auditorium

 

UMass Amherst Education Job Fair 04/14/2016 - 3:00pm to 5:30pm Student Union Ballroom

 

Politically Engaged Scholarship Event 04/14/2016 - 3:30pm to 6:00pm Bernie Dallas Room, Goodell Building

 

Commonwealth Honors College Scholarship Awards Reception 04/15/2016 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm CHC Events Hall

 

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