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What's New at Honors

September 19, 2016 to September 25, 2016

In this issue

Is Exercise Medicine? An Evolutionary Medical Perspective

The Task of Witnessing: A Symposium in Honor of James Foley

Nominate a Faculty Member to for the Spotlight Scholar Program

Seeking Nominations for the 2016 UMass Amherst Rising Researcher Awards

Deadline Approaching for Honors Research Grants and Fellowships Application

18th Annual Fall Reception at UMass Libraries

Apply to Become an Athletic Tutor

Lecture: Defined Out of Existence

Lab Research Opportunity

Mass. Appeals Court at UMass - Lunch with the Justices

Monday Class Schedule

Holiday - Columbus Day

Last Day of Add/Drop

Campus Announcements and Activities

Is Exercise Medicine? An Evolutionary Medical Perspective

Is exercise really medicine? Dr. Lieberman will use the lens of evolution to consider the kinds of physical activity and inactivity for which humans are adapted and their health implications. Dr.... Read More

The Task of Witnessing: A Symposium in Honor of James Foley

The Interdisciplinary Studies Institute is hosting the event "The Task of Witnessing: A Symposium in Honor of James W. Foley" in collaboration with the Department of Journalism and the MFA Program... Read More

18th Annual Fall Reception at UMass Libraries

The UMass Amherst Libraries invite the public to the 18th Annual Fall Reception, “Through the Photographer’s Eyes: Diana Mara Henry Twentieth Century Photographer Collection.” Guests can enjoy a... Read More

Lecture: Defined Out of Existence

Kathleen Brown-Perez will present "Defined Out of Existence: The U.S. Government's Continuing Attempt to Remove and Replace American Indians." She will discuss the role that the U.S. government and... Read More

Mass. Appeals Court at UMass - Lunch with the Justices

The Massachusetts Appeals Court will hear oral arguments in seven cases at the UMass campus. All three judges on the panel are UMass alums! The oral arguments will take place throughout the morning,... Read More

Monday Class Schedule

A Monday class schedule will be followed on Tuesday, October 11.

Holiday - Columbus Day

No classes will be held on October 10, 2016.

Last Day of Add/Drop

The last day to add or drop a fall semester class with no record is September 19.

Announcements

Nominate a Faculty Member to for the Spotlight Scholar Program

Do you know a faculty member deserving of recognition? They could be the next UMass Amherst Spotlight Scholar.  The Spotlight Scholar Program recognizes faculty members whose research, scholarship or... Read More

Seeking Nominations for the 2016 UMass Amherst Rising Researcher Awards

Rising Researchers are exceptional UMass Amherst undergraduate students who demonstrate leadership and impact in their chosen area of study.  Impact can take the form of research results/scholarly... Read More

Deadline Approaching for Honors Research Grants and Fellowships Application

The student deadline to apply for Honors Research Grants or Research Assistant Fellowships for Spring 2017 is Monday, October 3, 2016, 11:59 p.m. GRANTS: Juniors and Seniors may apply for support of... Read More

Internships and Employment

Apply to Become an Athletic Tutor

Academic Services is hiring athletic tutors to assist student-athletes in specific academic courses. Tutors are assigned subjects and student-athletes to work with, and meet individually with... Read More

Academic Opportunities

Lab Research Opportunity

Do you want to work in a research laboratory where you will get a true research experience and a letter of recommendation based on your research project? Are you interested in the chance to have your... Read More

Events This Week

Last Day of Add/Drop 09/19/2016 (All day) UMass Amherst

 

Pizza & Prof: Why Political Inequality Makes Us Sick 09/19/2016 - 5:45pm to 7:00pm CHC Events Hall

 

The Task of Witnessing: A Symposium in Honor of James Foley 09/19/2016 - 7:00pm to 09/20/2016 - 5:30pm

 

Mass. Appeals Court at UMass - Lunch with the Justices 09/20/2016 - 9:30am to 1:00pm Campus Center Room 163C

 

Writing Workshop for Juniors 09/20/2016 - 5:30pm CHC Events Hall-160 East

 

Lecture: Defined Out of Existence 09/21/2016 - 4:30pm Institute for Holocaust, Genocide, and Memory Studies

 

18th Annual Fall Reception at UMass Libraries 09/25/2016 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm W.E.B. Du Bois Library, Lower Level

 

Bragging Writes

Honors InSight

Five Days of Classes, Two Deadlines Missed, and One Strep Throat Diagnosis

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