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What's New at Honors

December 12, 2016 to December 18, 2016

In this issue

Enroll Now in Viking Revival Course

Enroll Now in Global Environmental History

Afro-American Studies Symposium Seeking Papers

New Honors Course: The Making of Multicultural Sweden

Seeking New Students Orientation Leaders

Deadline: Submission of Honors Course Contracts

Fall 2016 Second Reading Day

Fall 2016 Reading Day

Fall 2016 Final Exams

Last Day of Fall Semester Classes

Academic Opportunities

Enroll Now in Viking Revival Course

Scandinavian 387H: Viking Revival is a spring semester course that will explore Scandinavia's 19th-century revival of the Viking image as a modern nationalist idea. The class will meet Tuesdays and... Read More

Enroll Now in Global Environmental History

Come explore the relationship between the non-human environment and major global dynamics. This Honors environmental history course deals with agriculture, disease, transportation, energy, philosophy... Read More

Afro-American Studies Symposium Seeking Papers

The Du Bois Department Graduate Organization welcomes submissions from undergraduate and graduate students and faculty for its third annual symposium, "Look Back and Wonder: Examining the Impact of... Read More

Announcements

New Honors Course: The Making of Multicultural Sweden

Offered during Spring 2017, the new course SCANDIN 397MH will include readings of literary works, films, and political debates about immigration to Sweden past and present. This is a one-time only... 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.

Campus Announcements and Activities

Seeking New Students Orientation Leaders

Each year New Students Orientation (NSO) selects a new group of great students for the orientation leader position. NSO leaders are among the first people new students interact with at UMass Amherst... Read More

Fall 2016 Second Reading Day

December 17 is the second Reading Day for the fall 2016 semester.

Fall 2016 Reading Day

December 15 is the first Reading Day for the fall 2016 semester.

Fall 2016 Final Exams

Final exams for fall 2016 semester classes resume on Monday, December 19, and end on Thursday, December 22.

Last Day of Fall Semester Classes

The last day of classes for the fall 2016 semester will be Wednesday, December 14.

Events This Week

Last Day of Fall Semester Classes 12/14/2016 (All day)

 

Deadline: Submission of Honors Course Contracts 12/14/2016 (All day)

 

Fall 2016 Reading Day 12/15/2016 (All day)

 

Fall 2016 Second Reading Day 12/17/2016 (All day) UMass Amherst

 

Bragging Writes

Honors InSight

Dining Diaries: End-of-Semester Bucket List

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