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What's New at Honors

February 13, 2017 to February 19, 2017

In this issue

Undergraduate Research Conference Abstract Submission Deadline

Honors Scholarship Applications Due

Viewing the Past through the Eyes of the Present: A Dialogue Around the Work of Kara Walker

Undergraduate Research Award Available

Submissions Wanted for Honors Program Journal

Sophomores-Serve Application Due

Universal Design for Learning 2017: A Framework Grows Up

CHC Conference Coordinator For Hire

BHN (Behavioral Health Network) Internship Fair

Career Blast! Campus-wide Job and Internship Fair

Networking Night with Employers

Diversity Career Fair

All That Dwell in the Light: 350 Years of Quakers in New England

UMass Amherst Libraries Host Color Woodblock Prints: an Exhibition by Linda Mahoney ’79

Summer Internship Opportunity at Historic Deerfield Inc.

Holiday: Presidents' Day

Announcements

Undergraduate Research Conference Abstract Submission Deadline

Each year, the Massachusetts Statewide Undergraduate Research Conference welcomes student presenters from the commonwealth's public college and university campuses. The conference is for students in... Read More

Honors Scholarship Applications Due

Commonwealth Honors College offers a range of scholarships for current honors students. Do you plan to study abroad? Do you have an interest in business?  Are you a member of the Minuteman Marching... Read More

Holiday: Presidents' Day

The UMass Amherst campus will observe Presidents' Day on Monday, February 20, 2017. No classes will be in session that day.

Campus Announcements and Activities

Viewing the Past through the Eyes of the Present: A Dialogue Around the Work of Kara Walker

The UMass Amherst Libraries host the 23rd Annual Du Bois Lecture, "Viewing the Past Through the Eyes of the Present: A Dialogue Around the Work of Kara Walker." The lecture features a panel... Read More

Universal Design for Learning 2017: A Framework Grows Up

Dr. Jose Blackorby will discuss the current status of Universal Design for Learning (UDL) policy, research and implementation, as well as new challenges the field faces that come with growth. UDL is... Read More

BHN (Behavioral Health Network) Internship Fair

Opportunities throughout the year are available for students working on degrees/certifications in alcohol &substance certification/licensure, mental health counseling, psychology, and social work... Read More

Career Blast! Campus-wide Job and Internship Fair

The largest career fair on campus, this Career Blast hosts more than 150 employers with available internships, co-ops, or full-time positions. The event is open to all majors and all students.... Read More

Networking Night with Employers

Hosted by Career Services, this special event is arranged exclusively for UMass Amherst students, and will bring experienced professionals from a wide range of employers, from major corporations to... Read More

Diversity Career Fair

Formerly called the ALANA Fair, this fair, hosted by Career Services, is for employers who wish to diversify their employment pools, especially with ALANA and LGBTGQ students. This event is open to... Read More

All That Dwell in the Light: 350 Years of Quakers in New England

The UMass Amherst Libraries are hosting an exhibit “All That Dwell in the Light: 350 Years of Quakers in New England,” from January 23 through August 18, 2017, in the W.E.B. Du Bois Library, both on... Read More

UMass Amherst Libraries Host Color Woodblock Prints: an Exhibition by Linda Mahoney ’79

The UMass Amherst Libraries host Color Woodblock Prints, an Exhibition by Linda Mahoney ’79, from January 23 through April 28, 2017, in the Science & Engineering Library (SEL), Lederle Graduate... Read More

Academic Opportunities

Undergraduate Research Award Available

The UMass Amherst Libraries invite submissions for the Friends of the Library Undergraduate Research Award. The deadline is March 24, 2017. Submission guidelines and evaluation criteria are available... Read More

Submissions Wanted for Honors Program Journal

Established in 2008, Aisthesis is an annual, online periodical published by the University Honors Program at the University of Minnesota Duluth. Each year, Aisthesis publishes works not just from UMD... Read More

Sophomores-Serve Application Due

Sophomores-Serve ("Soph-Serve") is a two-semester program that provides CHC students with hands-on learning and practical skills for engaging with the public. This program focuses on the links... Read More

Internships and Employment

CHC Conference Coordinator For Hire

Commonwealth Honors Hollege seeks a Conference Assistant. Their priority will be to aide Conference Coordinator, Christina Dickens in planning and implementing the 23rd Annual Massachusetts Statewide... Read More

Summer Internship Opportunity at Historic Deerfield Inc.

The Historic Deerfield Inc. is offering an internship for one enthusiastic intern this summer. The intern will have responsibilities that include planning and assisting the company’s teachings,... Read More

Events This Week

Pizza & Prof: Community Engagement Opportunities for CHC Students 02/13/2017 - 5:45pm CHC Events Hall

 

Diversity Career Fair 02/14/2017 - 1:00pm to 5:00pm Student Union Ballroom

 

Networking Night with Employers 02/14/2017 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm Campus Center, Tenth Floor

 

Career Blast! Campus-wide Job and Internship Fair 02/15/2017 - 10:00am to 3:00pm Mullins Center

 

What is the Honors Thesis/Project? How Do I Get Started? 02/15/2017 - 5:30pm to 6:45pm CHC Events Hall

 

Universal Design for Learning 2017: A Framework Grows Up 02/16/2017 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm

 

Sophomores-Serve Application Due 02/17/2017 - 12:00pm

 

Undergraduate Research Conference Abstract Submission Deadline 02/17/2017 - 11:59pm

 

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