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What's New at Honors

April 18, 2016 to April 24, 2016

In this issue

Student Programs is hiring a summer assistant!

The Five College Conference for Compassionate Leadership

2 Spots Left in the Oxford Summer Seminar!

Talking Truth: Finding Your Voice Around the Climate Crisis

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

Student Help Needed for Celebration of Excellence

Social Regulation of Human Gene Expression: A Center for Research on Families Lecture

Climate Change Film Screening and Discussion

Book Giveaway!

CSP Program Still Accepting Applications!

SYNERGY Art Exhibit

Last day of final examinations, semester ends

Final examinations resume

Second Reading Day

Last day of classes

Final examinations begin

Monday Class Schedule

Holiday - Patriot's Day

Undergraduate Commencement Ceremony

Announcements

Student Programs is hiring a summer assistant!

Student Programs is hiring a student to work with CHC this summer on Honors RAP coordination and New Student Orientation. Please see the detailed position description below. The link to the... Read More

2 Spots Left in the Oxford Summer Seminar!

Not keen about an unpaid internship?  Tired of listing to your uncle's jokes during your annual family vacation on the Cape?  Why not try something new? There are 2 more spots available for the year'... Read More

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

Campus Announcements and Activities

The Five College Conference for Compassionate Leadership

The Five College Conference for Compassionate Leadership will feature Dr. Thupten Jinpa, principal translator of His Holiness the Dalai Lama, and an esteemed panel of Five College faculty to talk... 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

Social Regulation of Human Gene Expression: A Center for Research on Families Lecture

Dr. Steven Cole, a professor of medicine, psychiatry and biobehavioral sciences at the UCLA School of Medicine, will be presenting a fascinating talk about the relationship between genes and social... 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

Last day of final examinations, semester ends

Please check SPIRE for final examinations times and locations.  Residence Halls will close at 8:00 p.m. on Thursday, May 5, 2016. Graduating seniors and students assisting with commencement should... Read More

Final examinations resume

Please check SPIRE for final examinations times and locations. 

Second Reading Day

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. 

Undergraduate Commencement Ceremony

The Undergraduate Commencement ceremony for the Class of 2016 will be held on Friday, May 6, 2016 at 4:30 p.m., rain or shine, in McGuirk Alumni Stadium on the UMass Amherst campus. Students should... Read More

Talking Truth: Finding Your Voice Around the Climate Crisis

DATE CHANGE: Join a community conversation with students, faculty, and staff on climate action and sustainability at UMass on Thursday, April 21 from 5:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m. on Floor 26 of the Du Bois... Read More

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

Academic Opportunities

“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

Events This Week

Holiday - Patriot's Day 04/18/2016 (All day)

 

SGA's Grit n' Wit Obstacle Course 04/18/2016 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm UMass Campus Pond

 

Book Giveaway! 04/19/2016 - 10:30am to 5:00pm Floor 26, Du Bois Library

 

Critical Reading of Dr. Seuss: Not an Oxymoron 04/19/2016 - 5:45pm to 7:00pm CHC Events Hall

 

Monday Class Schedule 04/20/2016 (All day)

 

Climate Change Film Screening and Discussion 04/20/2016 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm Floor 26, Du Bois Library

 

SYNERGY Art Exhibit 04/21/2016 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm Science & Engineering Library (SEL)

 

Talking Truth: Finding Your Voice Around the Climate Crisis 04/21/2016 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm Du Bois Library, Floor 26

 

Augusta Savage Gallery Celebrating John Bracey 04/21/2016 - 7:00pm

 

Massachusetts Statewide Undergraduate Research Conference 04/22/2016 - 8:00am to 5:00pm Campus Center

 

Honors for an Afternoon 04/22/2016 - 2:00pm to 6:00pm Several location on the UMass Amherst Campus

 

Bragging Writes

Honors InSight

Dining Diaries: Sweets and More

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