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October 29, 2007

Week of October 29, 2007

This week's Events and Workshops:
Teach for America: New Orleans
Study Abroad 101
Pre-Law: An Insider’s Guide to Law School Admissions: Cornell, Duke, New York University and Stanford
Sophomore Connection: Choosing a Concentration
Barger Leadership Institute: Leadership, Innovation & Jet Blue
Overcoming Procrastination
Study Break and Halloween Cookie Decorating

This week's Department Open Houses:
Medieval and Early Modern Studies
GEM Grad Lab Event
Pharmaceutical Sciences Open House

This week's Program Deadlines
GIEU (Global Intercultural Experience for Undergraduates) Program

UPCOMING EVENTS

ONGOING EVENTS

Also check out last week's "Advising Tip: Should I drop my class?" "Internships, Job, and Leadership Opportunities," and "Scholarships and Awards!"


THIS WEEK'S EVENTS AND WORKSHOPS

Teach for America: New Orleans
Monday, October 29, 2007
5-6 p.m.
Kuenzel Room at the Michigan Union
Kira Orange Jones, Executive Director of Teach For America’s Greater New Orleans region, will be giving a dynamic presentation to the University of Michigan campus on the topic: What will it take to rebuild New Orleans? The role our generation must play. Please send any questions to Ashley Fotieo at aefotieo@umich.edu

Study Abroad 101
Tuesday, October 30
3:00-4:00
G239 Angell
Find where to get started. Get information on campus-wide resources, OIP programs, transfer credit, scholarships and more. For more information contact the LSA Advising Center at 764-0332 or email Susan Gass or Jan Afonso.

An Insider’s Guide to Law School Admissions: Cornell, Duke, New York University and Stanford
Tuesday, October 30
7-8:30 p.m.
100 Hutchins Hall (Law School)
*Sponsored by: CC, The Career Center; LSA, Newnan LSA Academic Advising Center; BULA, the Black Undergraduate Law Association; DGP, Delta Gamma Phi; MPLA, Michigan Pre-Law Association; PAD, Phi Alpha Delta

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.

This week!
Oct. 30--Choosing a Concentration
5:30-6:30, G239/243 Angell Hall

Upcoming...
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

Barger Leadership Institute
Tuesday, October 30
4pm
Rackham Amphitheater, 4th floor
Dave Barger President and CEO of JetBlue Airlines discussing "Leadership, Innovation and JetBlue"

Academic Success Workshops from Counseling and Psychological Services
All workshops will be from 12:15 – 1 pm
(Drop-in…no preregistration required and you do not have to be a CAPS client.)
3100 Michigan Union

This week!
Overcoming Procrastination
Tues. Oct 30, Wed. Nov 7, Thurs. Nov 15, and Tues Dec 4
When is it “laziness” and when it is something more? Learn strategies to overcome academic procrastination.

Ongoing...
Relaxation Training
Fridays from 12:15 – 1 pm
Learn stress reduction techniques including deep muscle relaxation, mental imagery and mindfulness, deep breathing and supportive “self-talk.” Come once or many times. Wear comfortable clothes.
Tackling Test Anxiety
Learn and experience proven strategies for managing stress, with a focus on reducing test-taking anxiety.
Wed. 11/28, Thurs. 12/6

PAAO (Peer Academic Advising Office) Study Break and Halloween Cookie Decorating
October 31st
11:00-1:00 AM
G150 Angell Hall
Come decorate and eat cookies, take a study break, and talk about being pre-health! Click here for more information about the PAAO.

THIS WEEK'S DEPARTMENT INFORMATION & OPEN HOUSES

Medieval and Early Modern Studies
Thursday, November 1
4-5:30
2713 Haven Hall
Want to Read Dirty Books? (Shakespeare, Rabelais, and Boccaccio, not to mention Chaucer and the Jinping mei ) Curious about where Tolkien got the two towers? Do you know what Persia and India had in common from the twelfth century (hint: not only Islam)? Interested in the cross-cultural study of bushido and chivalry as warrior codes of ethics? Did you know that crime scene investigation (csi) got its start in thirteenth-century China? The book, the sword, the word, the Spice Route, the Silk Road—find out how religions spread and read the fantastic yarns spun by pilgrims, merchants, and explorers who traveled beyond the
margins of the known world . . .If you are looking for a concentration that will let you design an individualized interdisciplinary program of study, work closely with your professors, and study abroad, you might be a MEMS major. Come find out!!

GEM Grad Lab Event
Saturday, November 3, 2007
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM.
College of Engineering - North Campus
Chrysler Center - Chesebrough Auditorium
The GEM GRAD LAB is a regional all-day event that is being presented by GEM, the National Consortium for Graduate Degrees for Minorities in Engineering and Science. GEM fellowship programs are designed to offer opportunities for underrepresented minority students to obtain Ph.D. degrees in engineering and the natural and physical sciences through a program of paid summer internships and graduate financial assistance. Click here for more information and to register. You must register by October 26. Sponsored by the Rackham School of Graduate Studies and the College of Engineering.

Pharmaceutical Sciences Open House
Saturday, November 3, 2007
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Room 1544, C. C. Little Building
Pharmaceutical Scientists are involved in research related to drug development and drug delivery systems.  They are employed at major pharmaceutical companies and universities across the nation.  Come out and learn how you too can become involved in this exciting area of research!!! Graduate students in the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences hold B.S./B.A. degrees in a variety of disciplines, including: chemistry, biochemistry, biology, biotechnology and engineering (bio-, chemical & materials). So please don't miss this opportunity to learn how you can apply your undergraduate training to graduate studies in Pharmaceutical Sciences!
Please RSVP at: http://sitemaker.umich.edu/pharmaceuticalsciences/pharm_sci_open_house

THIS WEEK'S PROGRAM DEADLINES

GIEU (Global Intercultural Experience for Undergraduates) Program applications are due Thursday, Nov 1 at 5pm (application includes an instructor recommendation). The GIEU Program offers an array of unforgettable experiences. Field site projects vary annually and encompass various disciplines. These intercultural endeavors are selected from proposals submitted by instructors at U of M's Ann Arbor campus in the Fall of every year. Site locations, faculty leaders, and project abstracts will be posted on the GIEU website http://www.gieu.umich.edu/about/sites2008.html

UPCOMING EVENTS

Careers in Student Affairs
Wednesday November 7
4-6pm
Anderson Rooms (Michigan Union)
Interested in a career in student affairs?  Do you love your work as a student leader/student employee?  Do you spend lots of time in student affairs offices?  Do you wonder how you could turn your love for working with college students into a career?  Do you want ideas on how you can pay for graduate school by continuing to do work in student affairs?  Do you want to know more about graduate programs that focus on student affairs or higher education?  If you answered yes (or even maybe) to any of these questions, then we have a perfect venue for you to learn more.  Come to the reception room—we will have a brief program at 5:00 but most importantly you can meet many student affairs professionals who can share their career path and mentor you!

Social Work Day
Friday November 9
11:30-5 p.m.
School of Social Work Building (1080 S. University)
For information on career opportunities in social work and the UM graduate social work degree programs, come to SOCIAL WORK DAY. Professors and administrators will speak on career opportunities in social work and the Master of Social Work and PhD in Social Work and Social Science degree programs. Registration is required, but there is no registration fee. In order to plan for this event, please register by Nov 5 via our website, http://www.ssw.umich.edu/, click on prospective students and look for the link to Social Work Day.

Yale Law School Director of Admissions
Monday, November 12
Career Center Program Room between 11am-2pm
Meet with Craig L.Janecek, Director of Admissions at Yale Law School.  Mr. Janecek is planning on being available for individual and small group conversations from 11:00 AM to noon and again from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM.  Between noon and 1:00 PM, he will conduct a presentation on Yale Law School.  Pizza will be available. Please feel free to come and go during this time frame as your schedule permits. This event is brought to you by The Career Center and The Newnan LSA Advising Center.

Organizational Studies Information Meeting
Tuesday, November 13
5:00pm—6:30pm
269 Dennison Building
Students considering the OS Program are invited to the OS information meeting. You’ll hear from the Prospective Student Advisor, Concentration Advisor,
and current OS students. Topics covered include curriculum, admissions, and career/graduate study options. If you have any questions, please call (734) 764-6767 or email: org.studies@umich.edu. Visit our website @ http://www.lsa.umich.edu/orgstudies.

ONGOING EVENTS

LSA Walk-in Advising
There’s walk-in advising available in the:

Pre-health "Quick Questions"

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

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:

November 15 (in USB 2260)
November 29
December 6 (1324 EH)
December 13
Register at: http://www.lsa.umich.edu/psych/undergrad/program/concentrations/orientation/

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

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October 22, 2007

Week of October 22, 2007

This week's Events and Workshops:
Reading Effectively for College
Extraordinary Grad and Professional Programs for Science Concentrators
Getting more from lectures
Study Abroad on non-Michigan programs
Sophomore Connection: Pre-Health Planning
Pre-Law: A Perfect Personal Statement
Tackling Test Anxiety

This week's Open Houses and Concentration Fairs:
Architecture and Urban Planning Open House
Science Technology Society Open House
Psychology Concentration Fair
Nursing Open House
Mathematics Career Conference
Ross School of Business BBA Information Session
Econ Honors Information Session

Program Deadlines
Michigan in Paris, Winter
Hopwood Awards

UPCOMING EVENTS

ONGOING EVENTS

Also check out this week's "Advising Tip: Should I drop my class?" "Internships, Job, and Leadership Opportunities," and "Scholarships and Awards!"


THIS WEEK'S EVENTS AND WORKSHOPS

Reading Effectively for College
Mon. Oct. 22, 2007
6:00-7:00 pm
Gandhi lounge, Geddes House, Oxford Hall

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 and an article that you are reading this term, a highlighter, and a pencil. Workshop conducted by Martha P. Kirpes, Ph.D., Academic Advising Coordinator

Extraordinary Grad and Professional Programs for Science Concentrators
Tuesday, October 23
7:00-8:00 PM
1640 Chemistry
OK, so there’s nothing ordinary about becoming a doctor, dentist, pharmacist, vet, etc., and plenty of LSA science students go to grad school in their undergraduate disciplines and have exciting careers as astronomers, biologists, chemists, physicists, etc. But science concentrators have many other grad and professional school possibilities. Come hear about the opportunities in

Biomedical Engineering
Kinesiology
School of Information
Public Health

Sponsored by the Science Learning Center and the LSA Advising Center

Getting more from lectures
Wednesday, October 24
7-8:15pm
Alice Lloyd Hall--West Lounge (for non-Lloyd residents, use the main entrance of Alice Lloyd Hall on the Observatory side of the building).   

This workshop will explore strategies for:

Please bring a set of lecture notes from one of your classes. Workshop conducted by Robyn Hampton, LSA Academic Advisor

Study Abroad on Non-Michigan Programs
Thursday October 25
4:00-5:00
G239 Angell Hall
Get information on transfer credit, registration for your return semester, university formalities and more. For more information contact the Academic Advising Center at 764-0332, Susan Gass or Jan Afonso.

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.

This week!
Oct. 23--Pre-health Planning
5:30-6:30, Angell Hall Auditorium

Upcoming...
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

Fall Pre-law Events

This week!
A Perfect Personal Statement: How to be Invited into a Law School Community

Wednesday, October 24, 2007
3-4:30 p.m.
R.S.V.P. required to attend. E-mail klwitt@umich.edu to RSVP and for details.

LSAT Familiarization Course
Friday October 26, 2007
1-3pm.
Registration Required at www.careercenter.umich.edu

Academic Success Workshops from Counseling and Psychological Services
All workshops will be from 12:15 – 1 pm
(Drop-in…no preregistration required and you do not have to be a CAPS client.)
3100 Michigan Union

This week!
Tackling Test Anxiety
Learn and experience proven strategies for managing stress, with a focus on reducing test-taking anxiety.
Wed. 10/24, Wed. 11/28, Thurs. 12/6

Ongoing...
Overcoming Procrastination
Tues. Oct 30, Wed. Nov 7, Thurs. Nov 15, and Tues Dec 4
When is it “laziness” and when it is something more? Learn strategies to overcome academic procrastination.
Relaxation Training
Fridays from 12:15 – 1 pm
Learn stress reduction techniques including deep muscle relaxation, mental imagery and mindfulness, deep breathing and supportive “self-talk.” Come once or many times. Wear comfortable clothes.

THIS WEEK'S OPEN HOUSES AND CONCENTRATION FAIRS

Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning at the University of Michigan Open House
Monday, October 22nd
1:00-7:30pm
Room 2104, Art and Architecture Building (North Campus)
2000 Bonisteel Blvd
Join us to learn about the architecture program and admission process; hear from current students and faculty; tour the facilities; sit in on student reviews, and hear a lecture by guest speaker Teddy Cruz. Please register online to reserve your space at the open house.

Science, Technology & Society (STS) Open House
Monday October 22
4:00-5:30
1014 Tisch Hall

For Faculty, Graduate Students, and Undergraduates

Meet old friends in STS
Talk with STS faculty and students
Learn more about the STS program and courses
Discover the STeMS colloquium series, undergraduate minor, and graduate certificate program

The STS program at Michigan is a great place to study the
Intersections of science, society, and values
Life sciences and their implications Place of medicine in the modern world
Social, political, and ethical problems associated with new technologies and discoveries
Roles of gender, race, and class in science, technology and medicine

Refreshments will be served!

Econ Honors Information Session
Tuesday, October 23
5:00-6:00 PM
Room 301 Lorch Hall

There will be an informational meeting for students interested in doing Economics research and/or applying for the ECON Honors program. The first half of the meeting will focus on the ECON 495 seminar (Panel Study of Income Data with Dr. Frank Stafford) and the second half of the meeting will focus on the Honors Concentration in Economics.

Psychology Concentration Fair
Wednesday, October 24, 2007
11am - 2pm
East Hall Atrium
Come learn more about the Psychology Department:

Student Groups
Honors
Advising
Research
Study Abroad
LSA Advising
Professional Graduate Schools at UM
Career Center
Everyone is welcome! Find all the answers you need in one place! Refreshments will be served! Event sponsored by the Psychology Student Academic Affairs Office

School of Nursing Fall 2007 Open House
Wednesday, October 24th
6:00-8:30
UM School of Nursing
400 North Ingalls street
Learn about both the undergraduate and graduate programs in the School or Nursing. Click here for more information and to RSVP. The School of Nursing is holding an Open House, featuring informational sessions for all undergraduate and graduate programs on Wednesday, October 24th from 6-8:30 p.m. at the UM School of Nursing, located at 400 North Ingalls St. Please RSVP online at: http://sitemaker.umich.edu/son-open-house/rsvp_form.

Ross School of Business BBA Information Session
Wednesday October 24th
4:30pm
MLB Auditorium 3  
Sign up online for an Information Session http://www.bus.umich.edu/Admissions/BBA/

11th Annual Mathematics Career Conference: Your Employment (E) ='s the Math Career Conference (MC2)
It's all Relative!!!

Friday, October 26, 2007
1:00 - 4:00pm
Mathematics South Atrium, 2nd Floor East Hall
Speak with U-M Mathematics Alumni from business and industry, education and financial and actuarial occupations. All Students Welcome! Click here for more information.

PROGRAM DEADLINES

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 Winter 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.

Hopwood Awards
Attention writers of fiction, poetry, drama/screenplays, and essays! Consider submitting work to the Hopwood writing contests.
Some awards provide cash while others provide money to be used towards your educational expenses. For information about these contests, contact the Hopwood
Room, 1176 Angell Hall, call 764-6296, or go to the Hopwood Program website: www.lsa.umich.edu/english/hopwood/hopwood.htm.
There are deadlines for submissions are in early December and others early next term (January or February). The Hopwood Program offers a Visiting Writers series. To see who is coming to campus this fall and when they are coming to give readings, you can check the website above or go to the Hopwood Room.

UPCOMING EVENTS

Study Abroad 101
Tuesday, October 30
3:00-4:00
G239 Angell
Find where to get started. Get information on campus-wide resources, OIP programs, transfer credit, scholarships and more. For more information contact the LSA Advising Center at 764-0332 or email Susan Gass or Jan Afonso.

An Insider’s Guide to Law School Admissions: Cornell, Duke, New York University and Stanford.
Tuesday, October 30
7-8:30 p.m.
100 Hutchins Hall (Law School)
*Sponsored by: CC, The Career Center; LSA, Newnan LSA Academic Advising Center; BULA, the Black Undergraduate Law Association; DGP, Delta Gamma Phi; MPLA, Michigan Pre-Law Association; PAD, Phi Alpha Delta

PAAO (Peer Academic Advising Office) Study Break and Halloween Cookie Decorating
October 31st
11:00-1:00 AM
G150 Angell Hall
Come decorate and eat cookies, take a study break, and talk about being pre-health! Click here for more information about the PAAO.

GEM Grad Lab Event
November 3, 2007
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM.
College of Engineering - North Campus
Chrysler Center - Chesebrough Auditorium
The GEM GRAD LAB is a regional all-day event that is being presented by GEM, the National Consortium for Graduate Degrees for Minorities in Engineering and Science. GEM fellowship programs are designed to offer opportunities for underrepresented minority students to obtain Ph.D. degrees in engineering and the natural and physical sciences through a program of paid summer internships and graduate financial assistance. Click here for more information and to register. You must register by October 26. Sponsored by the Rackham School of Graduate Studies and the College of Engineering.

ONGOING EVENTS

LSA Walk-in Advising
There’s walk-in advising available in the:

Pre-health "Quick Questions"

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

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:

November 15 (in USB 2260)
November 29
December 6 (1324 EH)
December 13
Register at: http://www.lsa.umich.edu/psych/undergrad/program/concentrations/orientation/

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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October 15, 2007

Week of October 15, 2007

This week's headlines:
International Career Pathways Wraps UP
Connect with SI (the UofM School of Information): an Event for Prospective Master's and Doctoral Students
School of Public Health Annual Prospective Student Day
Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning at the University of Michigan Open House
Extraordinary Grad and Professional Programs for Science Concentrators
Psychology Concentration Fair
PAAO (Peer Academic Advising Office) Study Break and Halloween Cookie Decorating
and More


Check out this week's "Advising Tip" to read why you shouldn't worry about "what you're going to do with your concentration." Also learn about "Internships, Job, and Leadership Opportunities," and "Scholarships and Awards!"


International Career Pathways Wraps UP
The International Career Pathways program wraps up this week with the International Opportunities Fair and other great activities:

Careers in International Health & Humanitarian Relief
Wednesday Oct. 17, 5-7 PM
Michigan Union, Kuenzel Room
Teaching and Volunteering Abroad
Wednesday Oct. 17, 7-8 PM
International Center Room 9
Global Careers in Information and Technology
Wednesday Oct. 17th, 7:30-9:00 PM
Michigan Union, Kuenzel Room
International Opportunities Fair
Thursday Oct. 18th, 2:00-6:00 PM
Michigan Union, Ballroom
Peace Corps and Your International Career
Thursday Oct. 18th, 7:00-8:30 PM
Michigan Union, Kuenzel RoomClick
Click here for program descriptions.


Connect with SI (the UofM School of Information): an Event for Prospective Master's and Doctoral Students
Wednesday, October 17
6-8:30
or
Saturday, October 20
1-3:30
Thinking of how to enhance your skills to meet the challenges of the Information Age? Consider a Master's of Science of Information or the Ph.D. from the School of Information. Learn more at a Connect with SI. Click here for more information. Please RSVP no later than October 12 for the first session and October 15 for the second.


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


Putting Passion into Practice--the Vivian R. Shaw Lecture
Thursday, October 18, 2007
3:30 - 4:30 PM
Rackham Amphitheatre
Pamela Barnes, CEO of the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation, will use her own varied career experiences to discuss how a career "path" might be anything but. Her professional journey has led her through the worlds of finance (more than 20 years in investment management and corporate finance), nonprofit management, and volunteer work (as a Peace Corps volunteer in Paraguay). Now as the leader of a non-profit organization dedicated to preventing pediatric HIV infection and eradicating pediatric AIDS around the world, Barnes' collection of diverse experiences have all added to her "basket of skills," and allowed her to pursue her dreams.
This event is co-sponsored by School of Social Work, School of Public Health, and the Center for the Education of Women. It is free and open to the public.


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.


Free Practice Tests: LSAT-GMAT-GRE-MCAT-DAT-OAT-PCAT
Saturday October 20, 2007
LSAT: 10:00 AM-Angell AUD A
MCAT: 10:30 AM-Angell AUD B
GMAT: 9:30 AM-Angell AUD C
GRE: 2:00 PM-Angell AUD C
DAT: 12:30 PM-Angell AUD D
OAT: 12:30 PM-Angell AUD D
PCAT: 9:30 AM-Angell AUD D
Kaplan Test Prep & Admissions will be holding Free Practice Tests. Take a FREE practice test at this event and you’ll receive a detailed score analysis and exclusive strategies to help you prepare for Test Day! Email tony.saunders@kaplan.com to register. Registration not required to attend, however, strongly recommended. This is a great opportunity for students to see real test-like questions in a proctored setting. Sponsored by: Michigan Pre-Law Association, Phi Alpha Delta, Psi Chi, Michigan Pre-Dental Association, Go Blue Optimist Club, National Society of Black Engineers, Society of Women Engineers, Kappa Alpha Psi, Alpha Epsilon Delta


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.


Reading Effectively for College
Mon. Oct. 22, 2007
6:00-7:00 pm
Gandhi lounge, Geddes House, Oxford Hall

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 and an article that you are reading this term, a highlighter, and a pencil. Workshop conducted by Martha P. Kirpes, Ph.D., Academic Advising Coordinator


Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning at the University of Michigan Open House
Monday, October 22nd
1:00-7:30pm
Room 2104, Art and Architecture Building (North Campus)
2000 Bonisteel Blvd
Join us to learn about the architecture program and admission process; hear from current students and faculty; tour the facilities; sit in on student reviews, and hear a lecture by guest speaker Teddy Cruz. Please register online to reserve your space at the open house.


Extraordinary Grad and Professional Programs for Science Concentrators
Tuesday, October 23
7:00-8:00 PM
1640 Chemistry
OK, so there’s nothing ordinary about becoming a doctor, dentist, pharmacist, vet, etc., and plenty of LSA science students go to grad school in their undergraduate disciplines and have exciting careers as astronomers, biologists, chemists, physicists, etc. But science concentrators have many other grad and professional school possibilities. Come hear about the opportunities in

Biomedical Engineering
Kinesiology
School of Information
Public Health
Sponsored by the Science Learning Center and the LSA Advising Center


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.

Oct. 23--Pre-health Planning
5:30-6:30, Angell Hall Auditorium
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


Fall Pre-law Events
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
A Perfect Personal Statement: How to be Invited into a Law School Community
Wednesday, October 24, 2007 - .
3-4:30 p.m.
R.S.V.P. required to attend. E-mail klwitt@umich.edu to RSVP and for details.
An Insider’s Guide to Law School Admissions: Cornell, Duke, New York University and Stanford.
Tuesday, October 30
7-8:30 p.m.
100 Hutchins Hall (Law School)
*Sponsored by: CC, The Career Center; LSA, Newnan LSA Academic Advising Center; BULA, the Black Undergraduate Law Association; DGP, Delta Gamma Phi; MPLA, Michigan Pre-Law Association; PAD, Phi Alpha Delta


Science, Technology & Society (STS) Open House
October 22
4:00-5:30
1014 Tisch Hall

For Faculty, Graduate Students, and Undergraduates

Meet old friends in STS
Talk with STS faculty and students
Learn more about the STS program and courses
Discover the STeMS colloquium series, undergraduate minor, and graduate certificate programThe
STS program at Michigan is a great place to study
theIntersections of science, society, and values
Life sciences and their implications
Place of medicine in the modern world
Social, political, and ethical problems associated with new technologies and discoveries
Roles of gender, race, and class in science, technology and medicine
Refreshments will be served!

Psychology Concentration Fair
Wednesday, October 24, 2007
11am - 2pm
East Hall Atrium
Come learn more about the Psychology Department:

Student Groups
Honors
Advising
Research
Study Abroad
LSA Advising
Professional Graduate Schools at UM
Career Center
Everyone is welcome! Find all the answers you need in one place! Refreshments will be served! Event sponsored by the Psychology Student Academic Affairs Office


School of Nursing Fall 2007 Open House
Wednesday, October 24th
6:00-8:30
UM School of Nursing
400 North Ingalls street
Learn about both the undergraduate and graduate programs in the School or Nursing. Click here for more information and to RSVP. The School of Nursing is holding an Open House, featuring informational sessions for all undergraduate and graduate programs on Wednesday, October 24th from 6-8:30 p.m. at the UM School of Nursing, located at 400 North Ingalls St. Please RSVP online at: http://sitemaker.umich.edu/son-open-house/rsvp_form.


Study Abroad on Non-Michigan Programs
Thursday October 25
4:00-5:00
G239 Angell Hall
Get information on transfer credit, registration for your return semester, university formalities and more. For more information contact the Academic Advising Center at 764-0332, Susan Gass or Jan Afonso.


11th Annual Mathematics Career Conference: Your Employment (E) ='s the Math Career Conference (MC2)
It's all Relative!!!

Friday, October 26, 2007
1:00 - 4:00pm
Mathematics South Atrium, 2nd Floor East Hall
Speak with U-M Mathematics Alumni from business and industry, education and financial and actuarial occupations. All Students Welcome! Click here for more information.


Academic Success Workshops from Counseling and Psychological Services
All workshops will be from 12:15 – 1 pm
(Drop-in…no preregistration required and you do not have to be a CAPS client.)
3100 Michigan Union
Overcoming Procrastination
Tues. Oct 30 Wed. Nov 7, Thurs. Nov 15, and Tues Dec 4
When is it “laziness” and when it is something more? Learn strategies to overcome academic procrastination.
Tackling Test Anxiety
Learn and experience proven strategies for managing stress, with a focus on reducing test-taking anxiety.
Thurs. 10/18, Wed. 10/24, Wed. 11/28, Thurs. 12/6
Relaxation Training
Friday’s from 12:15 – 1 pm
Learn stress reduction techniques including deep muscle relaxation, mental imagery and mindfulness, deep breathing and supportive “self-talk.” Come once or many times. Wear comfortable clothes.


GEM Grad Lab Event
November 3, 2007
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM.
College of Engineering - North Campus
Chrysler Center - Chesebrough Auditorium
The GEM GRAD LAB is a regional all-day event that is being presented by GEM, the National Consortium for Graduate Degrees for Minorities in Engineering and Science. GEM fellowship programs are designed to offer opportunities for underrepresented minority students to obtain Ph.D. degrees in engineering and the natural and physical sciences through a program of paid summer internships and graduate financial assistance. Click here for more information and to register. You must register by October 26. Sponsored by the Rackham School of Graduate Studies and the College of Engineering.


Study Abroad 101
Tuesday, October 30
3:00-4:00
G239 Angell
Find where to get started. Get information on campus-wide resources, OIP programs, transfer credit, scholarships and more. For more information contact the LSA Advising Center at 764-0332 or email Susan Gass or Jan Afonso.


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 Winter 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.


Hopwood Awards
Attention writers of fiction, poetry, drama/screenplays,
and essays! Consider submitting work to the Hopwood writing contests.
Some awards provide cash while others provide money to
be used towards your educational expenses. For information about these contests, contact the Hopwood
Room, 1176 Angell Hall, call 764-6296, or go to the Hopwood Program
website: www.lsa.umich.edu/english/hopwood/hopwood.htm.
There are deadlines for submissions are in early December and others early next term (January or February). The Hopwood Program offers a Visiting Writers series. To see who is coming to campus this fall and when they are coming to give readings, you can check the
website above or go to the Hopwood Room.


PAAO (Peer Academic Advising Office) Study Break and Halloween Cookie Decorating
October 31st
11:00-1:00 AM
G150 Angell Hall
Come decorate and eat cookies, take a study break, and talk about being pre-health! Click here for more information about the PAAO.


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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October 08, 2007

Week of October 8, 2007

This week's headlines:
Study Abroad in China: Information Meeting
International Career Pathways
School of Education Undergraduate Information Night
Study Abroad 101
Ethics and Diversity Mini-Course, UC 270-University Courses Special Topics
Peer Academic Advising Office (PAAO!)
and More


Check out this week's "Advising Tip" to learn why recent grads think you should chill out. Also learn about "Internships, Job, and Leadership Opportunities," and "Scholarships and Awards!"


Study Abroad in China: Information Meeting
Monday, October 8
200-3:00
6000 Thayer
Study next year in Beijing on the IES Contemporary Issues in China Program. Deadline--October 26th for Winter 2008. For more information, come to the information meeting or contact Nicole LeBlanc, Assistant Director, Office of International Programs.


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.

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


Fall Pre-law Events
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, 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.


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:

Careers & Internships in US Government Foreign Affairs
Tuesday Oct. 9, 5:00-6:30 PM
Weill Hall, Room 1120, Annenberg Auditorium (Ford School of Public Policy building)
Careers in International Health & Humanitarian Relief
Wednesday Oct. 17, 5-7 PM
Michigan Union, Kuenzel Room
Teaching and Volunteering Abroad
Wednesday Oct. 17, 7-8 PM
International Center Room 9
Global Careers in Information and Technology
Wednesday Oct. 17th, 7:30-9:00 PM
Michigan Union, Kuenzel Room
International Opportunities Fair
Thursday Oct. 18th, 2:00-6:00 PM
Michigan Union, Ballroom
Peace Corps and Your International Career
Thursday Oct. 18th, 7:00-8:30 PM
Michigan Union, Kuenzel RoomClick
Click here for a program descriptions.


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, email 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.


Ethics and Diversity Mini-Course, UC 270-University Courses Special Topics
2 credits
Meets Tuesdays and Thursdays, 6-8 PM, 2401 Mason Hall
Thursday, October 11 to Tuesday, December 11, 2007

This course is an effort to address ethical issues related to diversity and personal transformation. Students will see how different groups in society have different definitions of what is ethical, what is the appropriate place of ethics, and how to utilize different ethical systems. They will learn more about how diverse groups – especially groups that occupy unequal positions in social life – appeal to different ethical paradigms when confronting decisions. In addition to regular class attendance and active participation, course requirements include experiential exercises, class discussions about the readings, four journal/portfolio entries, and two take-home exams.


Connect with SI (the UofM School of Information): an Event for Prospective Master's and Doctoral Students
Wednesday, October 17
6-8:30
or
Saturday, October 20
1-3:30
Thinking of how to enhance your skills to meet the challenges of the Information Age? Consider a Master's of Science of Information or the Ph.D. from the School of Information. Learn more at a Connect with SI. Click here for more information. Please RSVP no later than October 12 for the first session and October 15 for the second.


Academic Success Workshops from Counseling and Psychological Services
All workshops will be from 12:15 – 1 pm
(Drop-in…no preregistration required and you do not have to be a CAPS client.)
3100 Michigan Union
Overcoming Procrastination
Tues. Oct 30 Wed. Nov 7, Thurs. Nov 15, and Tues Dec 4
When is it “laziness” and when it is something more? Learn strategies to overcome academic procrastination.
Tackling Test Anxiety
Learn and experience proven strategies for managing stress, with a focus on reducing test-taking anxiety.
Thurs. 10/18, Wed. 10/24, Wed. 11/28, Thurs. 12/6
Relaxation Training
Friday’s from 12:15 – 1 pm
Learn stress reduction techniques including deep muscle relaxation, mental imagery and mindfulness, deep breathing and supportive “self-talk.” Come once or many times. Wear comfortable clothes.


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.


Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning at the University of Michigan Open House
Monday, October 22nd
1:00-7:30pm
Room 2104, Art and Architecture Building (North Campus)
2000 Bonisteel Blvd
Join us to learn about the architecture program and admission process; hear from current students and faculty; tour the facilities; sit in on student reviews, and hear a lecture by guest speaker Teddy Cruz. Please register online to reserve your space at the open house.


Extraordinary Grad and Professional Programs for Science Concentrators
Tuesday, October 23
7:00-8:00 PM
1640 Chemistry
OK, so there’s nothing ordinary about becoming a doctor, dentist, pharmacist, vet, etc., and plenty of LSA science students go to grad school in their undergraduate disciplines and have exciting careers as astronomers, biologists, chemists, physicists, etc. But science concentrators have many other grad and professional school possibilities. Come hear about the opportunities in

Biomedical Engineering
Kinesiology
The School of Information
Public Health
Sponsored by the Science Learning Center and the LSA Advising Center


School of Nursing Fall 2007 Open House
Wednesday, October 24th
6:00-8:30
UM School of Nursing
400 North Ingalls street
Learn about both the undergraduate and graduate programs in the School or Nursing. Click here for more information and to RSVP. The School of Nursing is holding an Open House, featuring informational sessions for all undergraduate and graduate programs on Wednesday, October 24th from 6-8:30 p.m. at the UM School of Nursing, located at 400 North Ingalls St. Please RSVP online at: http://sitemaker.umich.edu/son-open-house/rsvp_form.


Study Abroad on Non-Michigan Programs
Thursday October 25
4:00-5:00
G239 Angell Hall
Get information on transfer credit, registration for your return semester, university formalities and more. For more information contact the Academic Advising Center at 764-0332, Susan Gass or Jan Afonso.


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.

Hopwood Awards
Attention writers of fiction, poetry, drama/screenplays,
and essays! Consider submitting work to the Hopwood writing contests.
Some awards provide cash while others provide money to
be used towards your educational expenses. For information about these contests, contact the Hopwood
Room, 1176 Angell Hall, call 764-6296, or go to the Hopwood Program
website: www.lsa.umich.edu/english/hopwood/hopwood.htm.
There are deadlines for submissions are in early December and others early next term (January or February). The Hopwood Program offers a Visiting Writers series. To see who is coming to campus this fall and when they are coming to give readings, you can check the
website above or go to the Hopwood Room.


Peer Academic Advising Office (PAAO!)
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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October 01, 2007

Week of October 1, 2007

This week's headlines:
Career Opportunities for Language Students
International Career Pathways
2007 Entertainment Media Career Forum
School of Education Undergraduate Information Night
Study Abroad 101
Peer Academic Advising Office (PAAO!) Open and Ready for Business
and More


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.

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

Fall Pre-law Events
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,
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.


The Political Science Forum: Politics in Action
October 2
7pm
Eldersveld Room- 5th Floor Tisch Hall
A "One-Stop Shop" for all those interested in learning about opportunities on campus to take political science from the classroom to the real world. Featuring information about how to get involved in exciting campus groups including:

Undergraduate Political Science Association
Sigma Iota Rho (International Relations Honor Society)
Pi Sigma Alpha (Political Science Honor Society)
UM United Nations Youth Assembly

2007 Entertainment Media Career Forum
Friday, 10/05/2007;
10:00 AM - 03:00 PM
Location: Rackham Amphitheatre - Fourth Floor
Are you interested in a career in the entertainment media field but don’t know where to start? Have you thought about working in television or film production, development, screenwriting, entertainment marketing or advertising, or agency work? Learn how to pursue a career in media and entertainment industries from UofM alumni:

Dominic Cianciolo, Class of 1991 (Business) and Class of 1994 (Law), UMEC Coordinator
Director live action and 3-D narrative, joins Midway Games (Oct 07), Cinematics Director

Val Boreland, Class of 1993 (Communication Studies)
Vice President, Program, Promotion and Digital Scheduling, Comedy Central

Katie V. Cwayna, Class of 2007 (Communication Studies)
Production Assistant, Good Morning America, ABC News

Rebecca Ewing, Class of 2000 (Dual Degree Film and Video Studies an BBA Business School)
Literary Department, United Talent Agency

Karl Grischke, Class of 1993 (Communication Studies)
Story Department Director, United Talent Agency

Mara Sternthal, Class of 1983 (Economics and Political Science) and Class of 1984 School of Public Policy (MPP)
Independent Consultant for major media and technology companies, former Senior Vice President, Paramount Picture

Jeffrey Wank, Class of 2001 (Dual degree in Religion and Sports Management and Communications)
Agent/Head of Development, Rebel Entertainment Partners

The day will include panelist presentations from 10:00-1:00, lunch with the alumni from 1:00-2:00, and a question and answer opportunity from 2:00-2:30. Space is limited. Please e-mail your reservation to lsa-comm-events@umich.edu, no later than Wednesday, October 3rd, with the following information:
Name
E-mail
Phone Number
Major/Concentration(s)
Expected Graduation Date
Will attend panel and pizza lunch or panel only?
Do you have specific questions or areas of interest for our panelists?



Psychology Honors Program Prospective Students Meeting

Friday, October 5
1:00-2:30
3048 East Hall
Are you considering completing an Honors Concentration in Psychology. Attend the prospective students meeting for details.


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)
Careers & Internships in US Government Foreign Affairs
Tuesday Oct. 9, 5:00-6:30 PM
Weill Hall, Room 1120, Annenberg Auditorium (Ford School of Public Policy building)
Careers in International Health & Humanitarian Relief
Wednesday Oct. 17, 5-7 PM
Michigan Union, Kuenzel Room
Teaching and Volunteering Abroad
Wednesday Oct. 17, 7-8 PM
International Center Room 9
Global Careers in Information and Technology
Wednesday Oct. 17th, 7:30-9:00 PM
Michigan Union, Kuenzel Room
International Opportunities Fair
Thursday Oct. 18th, 2:00-6:00 PM
Michigan Union, Ballroom
Peace Corps and Your International Career
Thursday Oct. 18th, 7:00-8:30 PM
Michigan Union, Kuenzel RoomClick
Click here for a program descriptions.


Statistics Career Fair
Thursday, October 4
4:00-5:30
411 West Hall
5:45-7:00 pm Reception
450 West Hall (Statistics Lounge)
Friday, October 5
9-11:00 am
4th Floor
West Hall
Alumni presenters available by appointment
to meet with students, Statistics Dept


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.


Hopwood Awards

Attention writers of fiction, poetry, drama/screenplays,
and essays! Consider submitting work to the Hopwood writing contests.
Some awards provide cash while others provide money to
be used towards your educational expenses. For information about these contests, contact the Hopwood
Room, 1176 Angell Hall, call 764-6296, or go to the Hopwood Program
website: www.lsa.umich.edu/english/hopwood/hopwood.htm.
There are deadlines for submissions are in early December and others early next term (January or February). The Hopwood Program offers a Visiting Writers series. To see who is coming to campus this fall and when they are coming to give readings, you can check the
website above or go to the Hopwood Room.


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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