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September 24, 2007

Week of September 24, 2007

IMPORTANT LSA DEADLINES--Monday September 24th is the last day to drop or add courses on Wolverine Access. The 24th is also the last day to change a course from pass/fail to graded (or vice versa). Keep reading to learn about more LSA deadlines.

This week's headlines:
Study Abroad on Non-Michigan Programs
Science Success Series: Chemistry Exam Workshops
Reading Effectively for College
Career Opportunities for Language Students
International Career Pathways
History Honors Program Application Information Meeting
and More

Check out this week's "Advising Tip" for suggestions on how to better understand your instructor. Also learn about "Internships, Job, and Leadership Opportunities," and "Scholarships and Awards!"


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. 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 LSA
5:30-6:30, 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


Science Success Series: Chemistry Exam Workshops
Chemistry 130 Basic Exam Preparation
9/24/2007 7:00 PM-9:00 PM - 1230 USB
This workshop will teach students the basic strategies involved in taking a college level science exam, specifically Chem. 130. This workshop is intended for non-science majors, students without a strong science background, or other students who want a review of basic test-taking strategies.
Chemistry 210 Exam Preparation
9/25/2007 7:30 PM-9:30 PM - 1210 CHEM
This workshop will teach learning strategies and approaches to help students prepare for the Chemistry 210 exams. The workshops will be interactive and will include analyzing questions from previous exams.
Chemistry 130 Advanced Exam Preparation
9/26/2007 7:00 PM-9:00 PM - 1230 USB
This workshop is designed to cover more advanced test-taking strategies and concepts for Chem. 130. Students will work through the most difficult kinds of problems frequently found on the Chem. 130 exams.
Chemistry 215 Exam Preparation
9/27/2007 7:30 PM-9:30 PM - 1230 USB
This workshop will teach learning strategies and approaches to help students prepare for the Chemistry 215 exams. The workshops will be interactive and will include analyzing questions from previous exams.
Go to the Science Learning Center website and click on the Science Success Series link to register.


History Honors Program Application Information Meeting
Tuesday, September 25th
6:00-7:00
1014 Tisch Hall
The History Honors Program gives junior and senior History concentrators the opportunity to do original research on a topic of their choosing, working alongside an appropriate faculty member. The 3-term program involves a methods seminar in the second semester of the junior year and a year-long thesis seminar in the senior year. Applications and information are available in the History Department, 1029 Tisch Hall, and on the website (www.lsa.umich.edu/history ). All materials must be submitted by Monday, Oct. 22, 2007. Specific questions may be directed to Honors Advisor, Professor John Carson or Kathy Evaldson, staff coordinator in the History Department, 1029 Tisch Hall.


Reading Effectively for College
Wed. Sept. 26, 2007
7:45-8:45 pm
Alice Lloyd Hall, Vicki Barner Lounge
Improve your comprehension!
Learn strategies for handling large reading loads!
Develop better questions for class discussion!
Formulate better answers for exams!
Improve skills for analyzing audience, bias, argument, variety, credibility!
Bring a textbook or article that you are reading this term, a highlighter, and a pencil.


Study Abroad on Non-Michigan Programs
Wednesday, September 26th
3:00-4:00
G239 Angell Hall
Get information about transfer credit, registration for your return semester, university formalities, and more.


2007 GIEU Symposium
Friday, September 28, 2007
4:00 to 6:00 pm
Palmer Commons Building
100 Washtenaw Avenue
Great Lakes Room (4th Floor)
The Global Intercultural Experience for Undergraduates (GIEU) Program seeks to develop new and innovative approaches to teaching and learning that place a University of Michigan education in a vibrant global context here in Ann Arbor and around the world. At Symposium, students showcase capstone projects developed from their field site experiences. In 2007, students and faculty traveled to Argentina, China, Ethiopia, Accra Ghana, Cape Coast Ghana, Iceland, New Orleans, Costa Rica, South Africa, Switzerland and the Netherlands. Applications for 2008 are due November 1, 2007. Email GIEU or more information or visit our website.


Fall Pre-law Events
u>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,
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
Thursday, October 4, 2007 - Working Prior To Law School:
UM Admissions Staff and UM Law Students Share Experiences and Perspectives.
7-8:30 p.m., 120 Hutchins Hall (Law School
Monday, October 8, 2007 - Personal Statement Workshop:
How to do a Self Inventory and Develop Your Written Presentation Ideas.

3-4:30 p.m. - R.S.V.P. required to attend. E-mail klwitt@umich.edu
Click here for more pre-law programs.


Career Opportunities for Language Students
Tuesday, Oct. 2nd,
7-8 PM
2011 MLB (Modern Language Building
Do you love studying languages and cultures, but are you worried what you'll "do with it" after graduation? Attend the "Career Opportunities for Language Students" panel for ideas about how you can put your interest in language to work. For more information, contact Scott Kassner.


Environmental Careers for Undergrads
Tuesday, October 2, 2007
6-7 p.m.
Palmer Commons – Great Lakes Room, 4th Floor
This special session is part of a day-long series of workshops on environmental careers. While the other sessions are tailored to graduate student interests, this session is exclusively for undergraduates. It will be led by Kevin Doyle, President of Green Economy and co-author of several environmental career books.Co-sponsored by The Program in the Environment, the School of Natural Resources and Environment, the School of Public Health, the Ford School of Public Policy, the Erb Institute for Global Sustainable Enterprise, University of Michigan Career Center, and the Nonprofit and Public Management Center.


International Career Pathways
Beginning this week and through October are a series of panels and workshops aimed at students interested in international careers. Here a few of the programs coming in the next few weeks:
International Environmental Careers
Tuesday, Oct 2, 11:45 AM-1:00 PM
RSVPs required by 9/10 to attend the Career Networking Session on October 2nd.
China Opportunities Forum
Wednesday, Oct. 3, 11 AM-2 PM
Room 1644, International Institute, School of Social Work Building, 1080 S. University
Funding for Internships and Research Abroad
Friday Oct. 5, noon-1:30 PM
Weill Hall, Room 1120, Annenberg Auditorium (Ford School of Public Policy building)
Click here for a complete list of programs.


School of Education Undergraduate Information Night
Tuesday, October 9,
5:30 - 7:00 pm
Whitney Auditorium, Room 1309, School of Education
Join us for pizza, presentations, a student panel, and informal conversation.You will have an opportunity to

Meet with current students and faculty
Learn about exciting and challenging opportunities to work with children and adolescents
Explore ways to make teacher certification part of your University of Michigan experience
If you are interested in learning more about teacher certification, but are not able to attend this special event, we encourage you to attend one of our teacher certification (see below.) For more information, te.program@umich.edu or call 615-1528.


Study Abroad 101
Wednesday, October 10
4:00-5:00
G239 Angell Hall
Find out where to get started. Get information on campus-wide resources, OIP Programs, transfer credit, scholarships, and more.


Pharmacy Dean to Speak on Admissions Requirements
Thursday, October 18
4:00-5:00 p.m.
2548 CC Little
Assistant Dean Valener Perry, Admissions Committee Chair, will be speaking to the APhA-ASP organization on how to prepare for pharmacy school, including admission requirements, etc. for UM's Doctor of Pharmacy program. Her advice regarding how to successfully prepare for pharmacy school is invaluable for ALL Colleges of Pharmacy.


School of Public Health Annual Prospective Student Day
Saturday, October 20
The School of Public Health Prospective Student Day is a great opportunity for prospective students to learn more about the school and public health as a career field. The day is planned to give students a chance to meet and ask questions of the school's faculty, students, alumni, and staff. Click here for more information and to register.


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 unless otherwise noted on:


October 18
November 15 (in USB 2260)
November 29
December 6 (1324 EH)
December 13
Register at: www.lsa.umich.edu/psych
Undergraduate Program>About the Program


Michigan-in-Paris, Winter
The Office of International Programs and the Department of the History of Art are proud to offer Michigan undergraduates the opportunity to study in Paris, France during the Winter semester of 2008. This program is designed especially for students with interests in art history and the French language but is open to all qualified Michigan students regardless of their concentrations. Click here for detailed information. The application deadline is October 26, 2007. Applications can be obtained and submitted via the OIP website.


Peer Academic Advising Office (PAAO!) Open and Ready for Business
Monday-Friday
11:00-5:00
G150 Angell Hall
Where can you get student advice about classes, finals, and scheduling?
Where can you study and copy old exams?
Where can you hang out, relax, and even get candy?

The Peer Academic Advising Office - that's where! The PAAO is a great resource that is affiliated with the LSA Academic Advising Center. We have old exams that make great studying tools, and you can copy them for 10 cents per page. Our staff can give you advice on classes and other academic issues, and we also hold monthly activities on school-related topics (and there is food!). Click here for information! Email us ask.paao@umich.edu.


Walk-in Advising
There is walk-in advising available this week on Wednesday, from 1:00-3:00 in the Science Learning Center, 1720 Chem Building. LSA Advisors are also available without an appointment in the residence halls: click here for their schedules. Peggy Zitek will be available for pre-health "Quick Questions" in the Science Learning Center from 2:00-4:00 on Thursdays, and David Brawn will answer pre-health Quick Questions on Mondays from 2:00-4:00 in the Newnan LSA Academic Advising Center Library in 1255 Angell. To schedule an appointment with your advisor, call 764-0332.


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


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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September 17, 2007

Week of September 17, 2007

IMPORTANT LSA DEADLINES--Monday September 24th is the last day to drop or add courses on Wolverine Access. The 24th is also the last day to change a course from pass/fail to graded (or vice versa). Keep reading to learn about more LSA deadline.
This week's headlines:
Peer Academic Advising Office (PAAO!) Open and Ready for Business
The Sophomore Connection
Study Abroad on Non-Michigan Programs
Career Opportunities for Language Students
International Career Pathways
and More

Walk-in Advising
There is walk-in advising available this week on Wednesday, from 1:00-3:00 in the Science Learning Center, 1720 Chem Building. LSA Advisors are also available without an appointment in the residence halls: click here for their schedules. Peggy Zitek will be available for pre-health "Quick Questions" in the Science Learning Center from 2:00-4:00 on Thursdays, and David Brawn will answer pre-health Quick Questions on Mondays from 2:00-4:00 in the Newnan LSA Academic Advising Center Library in 1255 Angell. To schedule an appointment with your advisor, call 764-0332.


Peer Academic Advising Office (PAAO!) Open and Ready for Business
Monday-Friday
11:00-5:00
G150 Angell Hall
Where can you get student advice about classes, finals, and scheduling?
Where can you study and copy old exams?
Where can you hang out, relax, and even get candy?

The Peer Academic Advising Office - that's where! The PAAO is a great resource that is affiliated with the LSA Academic Advising Center. We have old exams that make great studying tools, and you can copy them for 10 cents per page. Our staff can give you advice on classes and other academic issues, and we also hold monthly activities on school-related topics (and there is food!). Click here for information! Email us ask.paao@umich.edu.


Roosevelt Institution Mass Meeting
Tuesday, September 18
6:00
Room 4, Michigan League
Join a progressive student-run organization through which colleges across the country are partnering with campus groups, community leaders, and government officials to generate new public policy. Since its inception in 2004, the Roosevelt Institution has spread to over fifty schools across the country, and has led to the creation of new and original public policy that can improve our community as well as our country! Come learn more about our numerous policy centers, including: education, economic policy, healthcare, international relations, the environment, civil liberties and democracy.


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. 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 LSA
5:30-6:30, 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


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


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.


Ford School BA in Public Policy Information Sessions
Monday, September 17th and Monday, October 1st
6pm.
Annenberg Auditorium in Sanford Weill Hall (Ford School of Public Policy)
The BA in Public Policy is designed for students who are deeply interested in the policy challenges facing our nation and our globe. The program provides a liberal arts education, grounded in the social sciences. It combines core coursework in economics, political science and statistics with policy electives that develop students’ analytical skills and substantive knowledge. For more information about the program, please visit the website.


Career Opportunities for Language Students
Tuesday, Oct. 2nd,
7-8 PM
2011 MLB (Modern Language Building
Do you love studying languages and cultures, but are you worried what you'll "do with it" after graduation? Attend the "Career Opportunities for Language Students" panel for ideas about how you can put your interest in language to work. For more information, contact Scott Kassner.


International Career Pathways
Beginning this week and through October are a series of panels and workshops aimed at students interested in international careers. Here a few of the programs coming in the next few weeks:

Peace Corps Mass Meeting
Monday, Sept 17, 6-7:30 PM
Michigan Union, Anderson D Room
International Employment Myths & Opportunities
Tuesday Sept 18, 7-8:30 PM
Weill Hall, Room 1120, Annenberg Auditorium (Ford School of Public Policy building)
International Environmental Careers
Tuesday, Oct 2, 11:45 AM-1:00 PM
RSVPs required by 9/10 to attend the Career Networking Session on October 2nd.
China Opportunities Forum
Wednesday, Oct. 3, 11 AM-2 PM
Room 1644, International Institute, School of Social Work Building, 1080 S. University
Funding for Internships and Research Abroad
Friday Oct. 5, noon-1:30 PM
Weill Hall, Room 1120, Annenberg Auditorium (Ford School of Public Policy building)
Click here for a complete list of 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


Study Abroad on Non-Michigan Programs
Wednesday, September 26th
3:00-4:00
G239 Angell Hall
Get information about transfer credit, registration for your return semester, university formalities, and more.


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


Crossing Borders: Volunteer Opportunities for Pre-health, Internationally Minded, and Other Students
Crossing Borders, a student-led non-governmental organization, is looking for new members for the 2007/2008 school year. The
organization is dedicated to global education and to promoting sustainable development. Last year CB sent 4 teams to Vietnam, Haiti and the Dominican Republic to research topics such as child malnutrition, food diversification, HIV/AIDS prevention and the effects of a microfinance program on community health. Information and applications are available at our www.crossingbordersonline.org.


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

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September 10, 2007

Week of September 10, 2007

This week's headlines:
Waitlists
Walk-in Advising
Open Courses
The Sophomore Connection
Science Learning Center Study Group Sign-up
Michigan in Washington!
BBA Program Recommended Resources

and More

Also learn about "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 is walk-in advising available in the Newnan LSA Advising Center, 1255 Angell Hall, September 10-11, 10:00-4:00. 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 and David Brawn will answer pre-health Quick Questions on Mondays from 2:00-4:00 in the Newnan LSA Academic Advising Center Library in 1255 Angell.


Open Courses
Still looking for a course for Fall? Below are some interesting possibilities. Click here for a complete list of open courses.

Most GeoSci mini courses still have space for Fall 2007, during both the first and the second half of the term.
Coral Reefs
GeoSci 100, Sec 001---First half of Fall Term Tues/Thurs 3-4, 1800 Chemistry Bldg
Dinosaurs
GeoSci 103, Sec 002---Second half of Fall Term Tues/Thurs 3-4, 1800 Chemistry Bldg
Volcanoes & Earthquakes
GeoSci 107, Sec 001---First half of Fall Term Tues/Thurs 2-3, 1800 Chemistry Bldg GeoSci 107
Sec 002---Second half of Fall Term Tues/Thurs 4-5, 1800 Chemistry Bldg
Water and Society
GeoSci 107, Sec 002---Second half of Fall Term Tues/Thurs 2-3, 1800 Chemistry Bldg
Climate and Mankind
GeoSci 111, Sec 001---First half of Fall Term Tues/Thurs 9-10, 1400 Chemistry Bldg

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!).

Women Studies/History of Art 254-Introdcution to Gender and the Arts
Are you still looking for an interesting class that meets HU distribution and has a great meeting time—Thursdays, 4-7pm.?
Although the LSA Course Guide & Wolverine Access are showing this course as closed, it still has several openings. If you are interested in this course, under either course number, please contact Shelley Shock at shocks@umich.edu.

Education (EDUC) 118
Learn about
How Students Learn
Literacy in the Information Age
Education in a Diverse Society
Facilitating Student Achievement
The course does fulfill the LSA Race and Ethnicity Requirement.

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 pizza5:30-6:30, 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 LSA
5:30-6:30, 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

Science Learning Center Study Group Sign-up
Sign-up for Science Learning Center Study Groups begins this week. There are groups for Biology 171, 172, 225, 305, 311; Chem 130, 210, 215, 230, 260, 302, 451; and Physics 125, 140, 126, 240. New this year are groups for Math 156. Groups will fast. Go to www.lsa.umich.edu/slc/ to register. Below are the times registration begins for various courses:
Wed. September 12th
10 AM, Chem. 215
1 PM, Chem. 210
Thurs. September 13th
9 AM, Physics
10 AM, Math
11 AM, Biology
12 PM, All Remaining Chemistry


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.


School of Nursing Cross-campus Transfer Information Session
Friday, September 14
Click here for more information regarding transfer to the UofM School of Nursing and for details about this Friday's information session. You must RSVP to attend the session.


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
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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


Crossing Borders: Volunteer Opportunities for Pre-health, Internationally Minded, and Other Students
Crossing Borders, a student-led non-governmental organization, is looking for new members for the 2007/2008 school year. The
organization is dedicated to global education and to promoting sustainable development. Last year CB sent 4 teams to Vietnam, Haiti and the Dominican Republic to research topics such as child malnutrition, food diversification, HIV/AIDS prevention and the effects of a microfinance program on community health. Information and applications are available at our www.crossingbordersonline.org.


LSA Deadlines
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