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What's New at Honors

October 24, 2016 to October 30, 2016

In this issue

Dean Gretchen Gerzina Hosts Radio Program "Britain's Black Past"

Louis Graham Receives $2.3 Million Grant

CHC Writing Coach is Available

Harry S. Truman Scholarship Info Session

UMass Majors Fair

Register for Finance 197P, Personal Finance: Smart Money

Barry Goldwater Scholarship Info Session

Journal Accepting Submissions for Research and Creative Works

Deadline: Submission of Honors Course Contracts

Holiday - Veterans' Day

Registration for Spring 2017 Semester Begins

Achievements and Accolades

Dean Gretchen Gerzina Hosts Radio Program "Britain's Black Past"

Gretchen Gerzina, Commonwealth Honors College Dean and Paul Murray Kendall Chair in Biography, hosted the radio program "Britain's Black Past" on BBC radio. The series explores the lives of black... Read More

Louis Graham Receives $2.3 Million Grant

Louis Graham, Commonwealth Honors College professor and assistant professor of community health education, is the lead investigator on a $2.3 million grant from the National Institutes of Health's... Read More

Announcements

CHC Writing Coach is Available

The CHC writing coach can help with your midterms, final papers, and drafts of your honors thesis! Drop in or schedule an appointment with the coach, who can review your papers and assist with... Read More

Deadline: Submission of Honors Course Contracts

Students must use CHC PATHS to submit spring 2017 course contracts for an Honors Independent Study (ISH) or an Honors Thesis/Project (499Y/T/P) no later than Wednesday, December 14.

Scholarships and Support

Harry S. Truman Scholarship Info Session

Find out about the renowned Harry S. Truman Scholarship, awarding up to $30,000 to students pursuing graduate studies in public service-related fields. Truman scholar Jacob Miller and Professor Susan... Read More

Barry Goldwater Scholarship Info Session

Learn about the prestigious Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship for sophomores and juniors wishing to pursue a research career in STEM disciplines. Professor Susan Krauss Whitbourne, director of ONSA,... Read More

Academic Opportunities

UMass Majors Fair

Undergraduate Student Success is sponsoring the annual Majors Fair!  All current and prospective students are cordially invited to attend. The event will provide a chance for students to explore... Read More

Register for Finance 197P, Personal Finance: Smart Money

Prepare for you financial future this winter. Learn how to budget, manage credit, invest, and plan for retirement.  No pre-requisites. Must be comfortable with Excel. Registration begins October 19. 

Journal Accepting Submissions for Research and Creative Works

The honors program at UC Riverside will accept nationwide submissions to Audeamus, their multidisciplinary honors journal. Submissions may include creative works as well as research papers. There... Read More

Campus Announcements and Activities

Holiday - Veterans' Day

No classes will be held on Friday, November 11.

Registration for Spring 2017 Semester Begins

Registration for the spring 2017 semester begins on November 7.

Events This Week

Meet the Law: A Networking Dinner with Alumni Attorneys 10/25/2016 - 6:00pm to 8:30pm Events Hall-West

 

UMass Majors Fair 10/26/2016 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm Campus Center Auditorium and First Floor Concourse

 

Bragging Writes

Honors InSight

Dining Diaries: Kale and Quinoa Pesto

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