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August 28, 2007

Week of September 4, 2007

Classes begin Tuesday, September 4!

This week's headlines:
Waitlists
Walk-in Advising
Open Psych and Drawing Courses
Festifall
The Sophomore Connection

Check out this week's "Advising Tip," "Internships, Job, and Leadership Opportunities," and "Scholarships and Awards!"


Waitlists
Remember, if you're on the waitlist and there is space available in the course, your instructor will contact the department, requesting that you get an override to register for the course. When the override is in the system, you’ll need to go into Wolverine Access and register for the course.


Walk-in Advising
There’s walk-in advising available in the Newnan LSA Advising Center, 1255 Angell Hall, September 4-7 and 10-11, 10:00-4:00. Also, beginning the week of September 4th, there'll be walk-in advising in the Science Learning Center, 1720 Chem., Wednesdays, 1:00-3:00. LSA Advisors are also available without an appointment in the residence halls: click here for their schedules. Last but not least, Peggy Zitek will be available for pre-health "Quick Questions" in the Science Learning Center from 2:00-4:00 on Thursdays beginning September 6th.


Open Psych and Drawing Courses

Still Room Available in Psych/Soc 122-Intergroup Dialogues
What happens when students stop being PC and start being real? Join Intergroup Dialogues to engage in small group conversations and to explore social justice topics in gender, ethnicity, religion, race, socioeconomic class, sexual orientation, or national origin. Sign up for psych/soc 122 on our website(Click on "IGR Courses" then "Intergroup Dialogue" to apply!).

Introduction to Drawing
Students who would like to take our Intro Drawing class (ArtDes 100) on North Campus (sections 1-8) are welcome to. There are approximately
one space per section, in some, maybe 2. Interested students should email Joann McDaniel with name, UM ID #, first choice and 2nd choice (give section number).


Festifall
Festifall is Thursday, September 6! Go to the Diag from 11:00-4:00, learn about campus organizations, and get involved!


The Sophomore Connection
The Sophomore Connection is a weekly series of workshops helping sophomores stay connected and make new connections on campus. Not only will they help you make your sophomore year most successful, but they can help you make your sophomore year a platform for your future at the UofM and beyond.

Sept. 11--Sophomore Connection Kickoff: Get a free Mplanner and have some pizza
5:30-6:30, G239/243 Angell Hall
Sept. 18--Pre-law Planning
5:30-6:30, G239/243 Angell Hall
Sept. 25--How to Get an Internship with Any Major
5:30-7:00, G239/243 Angell Hall
Oct. 2--What You Need to Know about Study Abroad
5:30-6:30, G239/243 Angell Hall
Oct. 9--Taking the Road to Business Through LSA5:30-6:30, G239/243 Angell Hall
Oct. 23--Pre-health Planning
5:30-6:30, G239/243 Angell Hall
Oct. 30--Choosing a Concentration
5:30-6:30, G239/243 Angell Hall
Nov. 6--Putting it all Together: Classes, Co-curriculars, & Work
5:30-6:30, G239/243 Angell Hall
Nov. 13--Making the Grade(s): If I Knew Then What I Know Now About Planning for Finals
5:30-6:30, G239/243 Angell Hall


Michigan in Washington!
Take UofM courses and have a great internship in Washington this winter. Check out the Michigan in Washington Program and go to the poster session, Tuesday, September 11, 3:30-5:00, Eldersveld Room, 5670 Haven Hall.


School of Education Information Sessions
Information sessions for students interested in the teacher education program begin the week of September 10th.
Thursdays,
6pm-7pm
Room 3003 School of Education Building


Study Abroad Fair
Thursday, September 13
3:00-6:00
Michigan Union Ballroom
It's never too early to start thinking about study abroad! Come learn about the Office of International Program's more than 87 programs in 39 countries. Find out about credit, finances, and scholarships


How to Learn a Foreign Language
Friday, September 14
3:00-4:00
G239 Angell Hall
Come get study tips, suggestions for vocabulary learning, grammar help, listening and speaking improvement and more.
For more information contact Susan Gass or Helene Neu.
Sponsored by the Department of Romance Languages and the Newnan LSA Academic Advising Center.


September Pre-law Events
September is chocked full of pre-law activities. Get them into your calendar now!

LSAT Familiarization Course
September 14 – October 26, 2007
Fridays, 1-3pm. One exam, Sunday Oct 21, 1-4:30 pm.
Registration Required at www.careercenter.umich.edu,
Monday, September 17, 2007 - How to Apply to Law School
3:30-4:30 p.m. 1014 Tisch Hall
Tuesday, September 18, 2007 - Sophomore Connection:
Pre-Law Planning: What to Do NOW for Law School to be an Option

5:30-6:30 p.m., G243 Angell Hall
Wednesday, September 19, 2007 - Applying to Law School
for Graduate and Non-Traditional Students

12-1:00 p.m., Career Center Program Room
Thursday, September 20, 2007 - A Perfect Personal Statement:
How to be Invited into a Law School Community

3-4:30 p.m. - R.S.V.P. required to attend. E-mail klwitt@umich.edu
Tuesday, September 25, 2007 - Where Should You Apply?
Tips on How to Research, Evaluate, and Target Schools by Admissions’ Deans from Boston College, Loyola Chicago, Santa Clara University, and University of San Diego
7-8:30 p.m., Aud C Angell Hall,
Wednesday, September 26, 2007 - Law Day
100 + law schools will have representatives on campus.
11 a.m.-3:00 p.m., Michigan Union Ballroom, CC*
Saturday, September 29, 2007 - Law School Admission Test
Registration required by August 28, 2007.
Click here for more pre-law programs.


Using Your Brain: Strategies for Getting More Benefit with Less Effort
Monday, September 17
7:15 PM - 8:45 PM
Michigan League: Michigan Room
Make your life easier and more enjoyable. Learn how strategically investing small amounts of time and resources can pay great dividends. SPACE IS LIMITED, to sign up or to learn more, please email lfu@umich.edu.
Sponsored by the Division of Student Affairs and Student Activities and Leadership


Psychology Concentration Orientation
*Looking to declare Psychology as your major?
*Want to know the difference between Psychology, Neuroscience, and Brain, Behavior and Cognitive Science?
*Want to learn more about careers and other options in the field of Psychology?

Attend one of our orientation sessions and get your questions answered! Students are to attend an orientation session prior to declaring a concentration.
Sessions are from 4-5pm in 4448 East Hall on:
September 20
October 18
November 15
November 29
December 6
December 13

Register at: www.lsa.umich.edu/psych
Undergraduate Program>About the Program


BBA Program Recommended Resources
1. BBA Information Sessions: the best and most reliable source for in person, accurate information about the program, the admissions process and the application directly from a Ross Admissions Committee member: http://events.embark.com/event/umich/mba/ListEventsBBA.asp
2. BBA Bulletin: very important and detailed program information--http://www.bus.umich.edu/pdf/BBABulletin.pdf
3. BBA FAQs http://www.bus.umich.edu/Admissions/Bba/FAQ/
4. Pre-Business Peer Counselors: office hours every week October - March
5. BBA Employment Information: details on companies, industries, compensation and typical BBA jobs


LSA Deadlines
Click here for the drop/add, pass/fail, incomplete, tuition refund, plus other deadlines.

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August 25, 2007

Welcome Week, Fall 2007

Classes begin Tuesday, September 4!

This week's headlines:
Placement Exams
Waitlists
Walk-in Advising
Academic Warm-ups
Festifall
The Sophomore Connection

Check out this week's "Advising Tip," "Internships, Job, and Leadership Opportunities," and "Scholarships and Awards!"

Placement Exams
Do you need to take a math, chemistry, or language placement exam? Click here for information. For information on Asian language placement exams, click here.

Print your Schedule Now!!!
Wolverine Access will be strained to its capacity in the days just before and after the term begins, so print your schedule now so that you have it when classes begin.


Waitlists
Remember, if you're on the waitlist and there is space available in the course, your instructor will contact the department, requesting that you get an override to register for the course. When the override is in the system, you’ll need to go into Wolverine Access and register for the course.


Walk-in Advising
There’s walk-in advising available in the Newnan LSA Advising Center, 1255 Angell Hall, September 4-7 and 10-11, 10:00-4:00. Also, beginning the week of September 4th, there'll be walk-in advising in the Science Learning Center, 1720 Chem., Wednesdays, 1:00-3:00. LSA Advisors are also available without an appointment in the residence halls: click here for their schedules. Last but not least, Peggy Zitek will be available for pre-health "Quick Questions" in the Science Learning Center from 2:00-4:00 on Thursdays beginning September 6th.


Still Room Available in Psych/Soc 122-Intergroup DialoguesWhat happens when students stop being PC and start being real? Join Intergroup Dialogues to engage in small group conversations and to explore social justice topics in gender, ethnicity, religion, race, socioeconomic class, sexual orientation, or national origin. Sign up for psych/soc 122 on our website(Click on "IGR Courses" then "Intergroup Dialogue" to apply!).


Academic Warm-ups
Through Welcome Week and the first few week of classes, there'll be a series of workshops that get you ready academically for the year ahead:

Pre-Health Student Orientation
August 31
Time: 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Room: Angell Hall Auditorium A
Sponsor: The Career Center
Additional Sponsors: LSA Academic Advising Center
Guide to Writing Support
August 31
Time: 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: Angell Hall
Room: 1122
Sponsor: Sweetland Writing Center
Academic Pilates Strengthen the Mental Core - Strategies to Navigate the Big Blue
August 31
Time: 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Location: Michigan League
Room: Hussey Room
Sponsor: Comprehensive Studies Program/ LS&A
Using Your Brain: The Benefits of Nature
August 31
Time: 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Location: Michigan League
Room: D
Type: Presentation
SPACE IS LIMITED, to sign up or to learn more, please email lfu@umich.edu. Event is sponsored by Division of Student Affairs.
Sponsor: Student Activities and Leadership
Using Your Brain: Active Reading
September 2
Time: 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Location: Michigan League
Room: D
Sponsor: Division of Student Affairs
Sponsor: Student Activities and Leadership


Festifall
Festifall is Thursday, September 6! Go to the Diag from 11:00-4:00, learn about campus organizations, and get involved!


The Sophomore Connection
The Sophomore Connection is a weekly series of workshops helping sophomores stay connected and make new connections on campus. Not only will they help you make your sophomore year most successful, but they can help you make your sophomore year a platform for your future at the UofM and beyond.

Sept. 11--Sophomore Connection Kickoff: Get a free Mplanner and have some pizza
5:30-6:30, G239/243 Angell Hall
Sept. 18--Pre-law Planning
5:30-6:30, G239/243 Angell Hall
Sept. 25--How to Get an Internship with Any Major
5:30-7:00, G239/243 Angell Hall
Oct. 2--What You Need to Know about Study Abroad
5:30-6:30, G239/243 Angell Hall
Oct. 9--Taking the Road to Business Through LSA5:30-6:30, G239/243 Angell Hall
Oct. 23--Pre-health Planning
5:30-6:30, G239/243 Angell Hall
Oct. 30--Choosing a Concentration
5:30-6:30, G239/243 Angell Hall
Nov. 6--Putting it all Together: Classes, Co-curriculars, & Work
5:30-6:30, G239/243 Angell Hall
Nov. 13--Making the Grade(s): If I Knew Then What I Know Now About Planning for Finals
5:30-6:30, G239/243 Angell Hall

Michigan in Washington!
Take UofM courses and have a great internship in Washington this winter. Check out the Michigan in Washington Program and go to the poster session, Tuesday, September 11, 3:30-5:00, Eldersveld Room, 5670 Haven Hall.

School of Education Information Sessions
Information sessions for students interested in the teacher education program begin the week of September 10th:

Thursdays, 6pm-7pm
Room 3003 School of Education Building.

LSA Deadlines
Click here for the drop/add, pass/fail, incomplete, tuition refund, plus other deadlines.

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