Amberly Lerner

Deepika Singh

After graduation, Deepika Singh plans to spend two years in Cambodia with the Peace Corps teaching English, and then go onto law school to study international relations.

Commonwealth Honors College Celebration of Excellence

Dean Gretchen Holbrook Gerzina told graduates, "You are an unstoppable force!"

Commonwealth Honors College student and biology major, Monali Faldu '19, won first prize in the second annual That's Life [Science] Undergraduate Writing Contest. That's Life [Science] is UMass Amherst's graduate student STEM blog and outreach organization, which provides a free collection of...

Phi Kappa Phi

How does it feel to be inducted into Phi Kappa Phi?

 

Our legal system, and law school itself, holds a grand mystique that any would find intimidating. So, if Commonwealth Honors College and UMass’s Pre-Law Advising Office’s networking event, Meet the Law, reminds you of speed dating, that’s intentional. Through connecting current UMass students...

On Sunday, March 31, the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi inducted 119 new members and awarded 17 Certificates of High Scholastic Achievement. Welcomed by Commonwealth Honors College Dean Gretchen Gerzina and Provost John J. McCarthy, inductees received a certificate and a rose, as well as access...

Nonsense phone booth

Would you say that you ever feel inspired to do random things that you previously had no interest in? 

 

Wearing her NASA uniform, retired astronaut Cady Coleman begins her talk not with space, but with UMass Amherst. She holds up a postcard that Commonwealth Honors College created for the event, with a picture of her conducting an experiment in space. “Students can look at this photo and take...

For the fourth time in five years, the University of Massachusetts Amherst has been named a "Top Producing Institution" of Fulbright awards among research colleges and universities.

 

 

During the summer of 2018, Rachel Haley '19 traveled to San Domingo to begin the first leg of her research with the help of the Frank and Helen DiGiammarino Scholarship. This particular scholarship, started by the DiGiammarino family in honor of their parents, assists students who plan to pursue...