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What's New at Honors

September 26, 2016 to October 02, 2016

In this issue

An Evening with 2016 Common Read Author Jennine Capo Crucet

Lecture: Literature, Language, and Diplomacy

Info Session: Middlebury Institute for International Studies, Significant Scholarships Available

Is Exercise Medicine? An Evolutionary Medical Perspective

Nominate a Faculty Member for the Spotlight Scholar Program

Seeking Nominations for the 2016 UMass Amherst Rising Researcher Awards

Deadline Approaching for Honors Research Grants and Fellowships Application

Monday Class Schedule

Holiday - Columbus Day

An Evening with 2016 Common Read Author Jennine Capo Crucet

Join the UMass Amherst community in a discussion with the author of Make Your Home Among Strangers, moderated by Gretchen Holbrook Gerzina, Dean of Commonwealth Honors College.

Campus Announcements and Activities

Lecture: Literature, Language, and Diplomacy

Honors alumna Esther A. Cuesta, Ecuador’s current Vice Minister of Human Mobility and graduate of several UMass Amherst programs, will present "From Literacy, Language and Cultural Studies to Citizen... Read More

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

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.

Academic Opportunities

Info Session: Middlebury Institute for International Studies, Significant Scholarships Available

Come discover what graduate opportunites and special scholarships are available for CHC students! Any Commonwealth Honors College graduate, past or present, who is accepted by the Middlebury... Read More

Announcements

Nominate a Faculty Member 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

Events This Week

An Evening with 2016 Common Read Author Jennine Capo Crucet 09/27/2016 - 5:00pm Student Union Ballroom

 

Lecture: Literature, Language, and Diplomacy 09/27/2016 - 6:00pm Herter 301

 

Info Session: Middlebury Institute for International Studies, Significant Scholarships Available 09/28/2016 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm CHC Events Hall 160 E

 

Bragging Writes

Honors InSight

Dining Diaries: Time to Improvise

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