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March 31, 2008

Week of March 31, 2008

LSA Walk-in Advising Hours: 10am-4pm. Monday March 31st through Friday April 11th.

Some Course Updates for FALL 2008 (not Spring or Summer)....

Looking for English 240? It's now English 297: Intro to Poetry. English 239? It's now English 298: Intro to Literature.

Biology 310? It's now MCDB 310: Biochemistry. Biology 311 will be MCDB 311: Biochemistry (Keller plan).

Biology 390? It's now EEB 390: Evolution.

Psych 230 (Biopsychology) and Psych 240 (Cognitive Psychology) will require Stats 350 as a pre-requisite. Students who do not have the prereq but wish to tak either in the Fall should contact Jennifer Taylor (jliddico@umich.edu) to request concurrent enrollment (this request will not be decided upon until closer to the Fall; you should have an alternate schedule ready).

NEWNAN EVENTS THIS WEEK

Pre-Law Personal Statement Workshop (rsvp required!)

OTHER UNIVERSITY EVENTS THIS WEEK

CEW: Strategies to Help Community College Transfer Students Reach Their Educational & Professional Goals
CAPS: Tackling Test Anxiety
Sociology: Fall Course Preview
Career Center:"Animal Lovers" Career Immersion

UPCOMING EVENTS: Engineering Cross-Campus Transfer Info Session, Education Job Fair, Graduation Toast

ONGOING EVENTS: Including PreHealth Quick Questions, Res Hall Advising, Cross Campus Transfer information sessions, Psychology and School of Education Information Sessions, & Relaxation Training...

Also, trying to figure out what you want to do for the rest of your life? Check out this week's Advising Tip. Also, look for upcoming deadlines in Scholarships and Awards, and Internships, Job, and Leadership Opportunities

NEWNAN EVENTS THIS WEEK

Pre-Law Personal Statement Workshop: How to do a Self Inventory and Develop Your Written Presentation Ideas
Tuesday, April 1
3-4:30 PM
Karen Wittkopp, LSA Chief Pre-Law Advisor and Chalmers Knight, LSA Advising Coordinator. 
RSVP Required to attend: email klwitt@umich.edu

OTHER UNIVERSITY EVENTS THIS WEEK

Strategies to Help Community College Transfer Students Reach Their Educational & Professional Goals
Tuesday, April 1
11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Michigan Union, Wolverine Rooms A & B
A panel of speakers with community college backgrounds - CEW scholars, senior students, professional staff, and faculty members - will share the academic and lifestyle strategies that helped them achieve their educational and professional goals. Students will have the opportunity to network with presenters during the reception afterwards. Luncheon refreshments will be served. This program is appropriate for all undergraduate and graduates students who have transferred from a community college.  It is open to all students but especially community college transfers and those in the process of transferring.   Registration is required, and space is limited.  Please call 734-764-6005 for more information or register at: http://www.cew.umich.edu Co-sponsored by CEW, UM Career Center and the Jack Kent Cooke Community College Transfer Student Project.

Tackling Test Anxiety
Wednesday, April 2
12:15-1pm
3100 Michigan Union (CAPS)
Learn and experience proven strategies for managing stress, with a focus on reducing test-taking anxiety.

Sociology Fall Course Preview
Wednesday, April 2
6-7pm
4154 LSA
Come hear Sociology professors talk about the courses they will be teaching in the fall! They will bring syllabi; you bring your questions! Free pizza!!

"Animal Lovers" Career Immersion
 Wednesday, April 2
10:00am-1:00pm
meet at The Career Center (3200 SAB; 515. E. Jefferson St) to start excursion
Students who are interested in a career focused around the well-being of animals are invited to participate in this career immersion. We will be visiting the Humane Society of Huron Valley. During this time, students will have the opportunity to tour the facility, interact with various animals, speak with current veterinarian staff members of HSHV, and learn about the numerous career opportunities existing within the field of animal advocacy. Spaces are limited, so students are encouraged to RSVP quickly. Please call The Career Center at #734-764-7460 to reserve a spot. Any questions? Please contact Erika Purcell-Williams at erikaapw@umich.edu or at #734-764-7460.

UPCOMING EVENTS

Engineering Cross-Campus Transfer Information Session
Thursday, April 8th
3:30-5pm
G239 Angell Hall (Newnan Advising Center)
Do you have a keen interest in Mathematics and Science? Consider transferring to the College of Engineering. We have 15 Top-10 disciplines, 12 Project Teams and a distinct faculty and staff that makes the College of Engineering a Global leader in Engineering education and research. Come to the Engineering Informational Seminar. You will have a chance to ask questions and obtain pertinent information on the application admissions process to transfer to the College of Engineering. See you there!

Education Job Fair
April 17
9:30am-3pm
Michigan Union
The Education Job Fair is a great way to connect with employers right here on campus! Typically, 95-100 school districts and over 400 students participate in the Fair. The Education Job Fair offers something for everyone....Seniors, Graduate Students, Alumni/ae: Interview with school districts for full-time positions, Build networks to expand your job search efforts, Get the recruiter perspective on the student teaching experience and the education job search. Juniors, First & Second Year Students: Explore career options in education, Build networks for the future, Learn more about exciting school districts from across the country.

Multicultural Communications & Academic Success
Tuesday, April 22
4:00 - 5:30 p.m
CEW, 330 E. Liberty Street
Learn cross-cultural communication skills and strategies to facilitate your academic success.  This workshop will focus on establishing effective working relationships with your peers, advisors, and professors without compromising your ethnic and cultural background, as well as advocating for your needs in a challenging and diverse academic environment.  Students of color and international students who have transferred from a community college or are contemplating a transfer are encouraged to attend this session. Registration is required, and space is limited.  Please call 734-764-6005 for more information or register at: http://sitemaker.umich.edu/cew.register/event_registration_home Co-sponsored by CEW, UM Career Center and the Community College Transfer Student Project.

A Graduation Toast with Dean McDonald
Thursday, April 24th
9 p.m., Toast at 10:10 p.m.-Michigan time
BioMed Building (behind the "pringle")
Guest speaker: Professor Ralph Williams
Seniors of LSA! This year will be thefirst time in the history of the College that there will be an LSA graduation event: Food, drinks, and memories to commemorate your years of hard work at Michigan and your graduation.Completely free of charge. Want to see your pictures on display at the Graduation event? You may submit appropriate pictures on Facebook at: http://umichigan.facebook.com/event.php?eid=22182510511&ref=share or email them to cschep@umich.edu

ONGOING EVENTS

Walk-in advising available at

Pre-health "Quick Questions"

Cross Campus Transfer (to LSA) Group Information Sessions
All sessions will be held in G239 Angell.

March 18 Tuesday 4-5
April 3 Thursday 4-5
April 14 Monday 4-5

School of Education Information Sessions
Information sessions for students interested in the teacher education program are on
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.

03/31/2008, Room 4448 East Hall, (5:30 PM - 6:30 PM)
04/08/2008, Room 4448 East Hall, (6:00 PM - 7:00 PM)
04/17/2008, Room 4448 East Hall, (4:00 PM - 5:00 PM)

Register at: http://www.lsa.umich.edu/psych/undergrad/program/concentrations/orientation/

Academic Success Workshops (12:15 – 1 pm, no pre-registration required) at CAPS (3100 Michigan Union)

Relaxation Training
Learn stress reduction techniques including deep muscle relaxation, mental imagery and diaphragmatic
breathing. Come once or many times. Wear comfortable clothes.
Alice Brunner, Ph.D. Fridays, 12:15 – 1:00 pm, beginning January 18th

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March 24, 2008

Week of March 24th, 2008

Walk-in Advising Hours: 10am-4pm. Starting Wednesday March 26th through Friday April 11th.

NEWNAN EVENTS THIS WEEK

Pre-Law Event: Getting the Inside Track on Fall ’09 Applications
Pre-Concentration Fair breakfast (Free donuts!)
Getting the Job: Next Steps for Juniors and Seniors
LSA Concentration Fair!!!

OTHER UNIVERSITY EVENTS THIS WEEK

Career Center: Michigan Apprentice
CSP: Graduate and Professional School Admissions Officers: Professional Series Event
Biological Station: Open House
Pharmacy: Pharmaceutical Sciences Panel Discussion
English: Our Dumb World
CAPS: Overcoming Procrastination

UPCOMING EVENTS: Pre-Law Personal Statement Workshop, Sociology Fall Course Preview, "Animal Lovers" Career Immersion (registration required!), Graduation Toast

ONGOING EVENTS: Including PreHealth Quick Questions, Res Hall Advising, Cross Campus Transfer information sessions, Psychology and School of Education Information Sessions, & Relaxation Training...

Also, trying to figure out what you want to do for the rest of your life? Check out this week's Advising Tip. Also, look for upcoming deadlines in Scholarships and Awards, and Internships, Job, and Leadership Opportunities

NEWNAN EVENTS THIS WEEK

Pre-Law Event: Getting the Inside Track on Fall ’09 Applications
Monday, March 24, 2008
3:30-4:30 p.m.
G243 Angell Hall
Joe Henderson, LSA Pre-Law Advisor will prepare you.

Pre-Concentration Fair breakfast
Monday, March 24th, 2008
11am-1pm
PAAO (G150 Angell)
Free donuts, free juice, and free student advice!

Getting the Job: Next Steps for Juniors and Seniors
Tuesday, March 25
3-4:30pm
1200 Chem
Are you starting to think about getting work after graduation?  Are you wondering how your colleagues did it (found a job, that is)?  Come and hear from the voices of experience.  LSA seniors who have firm post-graduation job offers will talk about the process of finding the job, how their experiences played into the process, and how the interviews worked for them, among other things.  Come and hear why your liberal arts degree is going to make you eminently employable.

LSA Concentration Fair
Wednesday, March 26
11am-3pm
Michigan Union Ballroom
Confused about what concentration to choose? Know your concentration but want to explore a second concentration or cool LSA minors? Want to learn about interdisciplinary concentrations that will let you pull all of your academic interests together in one program? Come learn about all of your options! In addition to LSA concentration advisors, there will be general advisors, pre-health and pre-law advisors, advisors from Kinesiology, Education, Public Policy, and more! More information at http://www.lsa.umich.edu/lsa/students/concfair/

OTHER UNIVERSITY EVENTS THIS WEEK

Michigan Apprentice
Michigan Apprentice is open to juniors and seniors. Those selected will shadow a U-M alumnus/a for one day at his or her company or organization. For companies located in other regions, travel and two nights of hotel expenses will be paid by the Alumni Association. The application deadline is Tuesday, March 26, 2008. Get details and apply now for this once in a lifetime opportunity.

Graduate and Professional School Admissions Officers: Professional Series Event
March 26, Wednesday
5-6:30pm
Angell Hall Auditorium B
Talk with UM Medical School, Dean of Admissions; School of Public Health, Admissions Officer; Program in Biomedical Sciences, Admissions Officer ( sponsored by the Comprehensive Studies Program and American Indian Science and Engineering Society) email aises.exec@umich.edu or csp-pha@umich.edu with any questions!

Biological Station Open House
Thursday, March 27
11am-1pm
Room #1706 Chemistry
Learn about the Station and its classes, meet professors & other students. Plus enjoy free food & refreshments! Scholarship & Financial Aid Application Deadline Extended! Still Time to Apply for 2008!

Pharmaceutical Sciences Panel Discussion
Thursday, March 27, 2008
6:30 - 8:00 p.m.
C. C. Little Bldg. Rm 1567 
This session will give you an opportunity to talk informally with current graduate students about the Ph.D. program in Pharmaceutical Sciences as well as potential career opportunities in the pharmaceutical industry. RSVP at http://sitemaker.umich.edu/pharmaceuticalsciences/1pharm_sci_discussion_panel
or 734-615-6562 Questions??? Contact aaps-officers@umich.edu.~Refreshments will be served ~ If you can't make it but would like to learn more about graduate opportunities in Pharmaceutical Sciences, please contact Cherie Dotson at crdotson@umich.edu.

Our Dumb World
Thursday, March 27th
7pm
Natural Sciences Auditorium
Megan Ganz, UM English graduate (class of 2006) and Assistant Editor at The Onion, will be introducing its new comedic atlas, Our Dumb World, which she collaborated on with other staff writers.  She will also be discussing life as an English concentrator, and life in our big world armed with an English degree.

Overcoming Procrastination
Thursday, March 27
12:15-1pm
3100 Michigan Union (CAPS)
When is it “laziness” and when it is something more? Learn strategies to overcome academic procrastination.

UPCOMING EVENTS

Pre-Law Personal Statement Workshop: How to do a Self Inventory and Develop Your Written Presentation Ideas
Tuesday, April 1
3-4:30 PM
Karen Wittkopp, LSA Chief Pre-Law Advisor and Chalmers Knight, LSA Advising Coordinator. 
RSVP Required to attend: email klwitt@umich.edu

Sociology Fall Course Preview
Wednesday, April 2
6-7pm
4154 LSA
Come hear Sociology professors talk about the courses they will be teaching in the fall! They will bring syllabi; you bring your questions! Free pizza!!

"Animal Lovers" Career Immersion
 Wednesday, April 2
10:00am-1:00pm
meet at The Career Center (3200 SAB; 515. E. Jefferson St) to start excursion
Students who are interested in a career focused around the well-being of animals are invited to participate in this career immersion. We will be visiting the Humane Society of Huron Valley. During this time, students will have the opportunity to tour the facility, interact with various animals, speak with current veterinarian staff members of HSHV, and learn about the numerous career opportunities existing within the field of animal advocacy. Spaces are limited, so students are encouraged to RSVP quickly. Please call The Career Center at #734-764-7460 to reserve a spot. Any questions? Please contact Erika Purcell-Williams at erikaapw@umich.edu or at #734-764-7460.

A Graduation Toast with Dean McDonald
Thursday, April 24th
9 p.m., Toast at 10:10 p.m.-Michigan time
BioMed Building (behind the "pringle")
Guest speaker: Professor Ralph Williams
Seniors of LSA! This year will be thefirst time in the history of the College that there will be an LSA graduation event: Food, drinks, and memories to commemorate your years of hard work at Michigan and your graduation.Completely free of charge. Want to see your pictures on display at the Graduation event? You may submit appropriate pictures on Facebook at: http://umichigan.facebook.com/event.php?eid=22182510511&ref=share or email them to cschep@umich.edu

ONGOING EVENTS

Walk-in advising available at

Pre-health "Quick Questions"

Cross Campus Transfer (to LSA) Group Information Sessions
All sessions will be held in G239 Angell.

March 18 Tuesday 4-5
April 3 Thursday 4-5
April 14 Monday 4-5

School of Education Information Sessions
Information sessions for students interested in the teacher education program are on
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.

03/31/2008, Room 4448 East Hall, (5:30 PM - 6:30 PM)
04/08/2008, Room 4448 East Hall, (6:00 PM - 7:00 PM)
04/17/2008, Room 4448 East Hall, (4:00 PM - 5:00 PM)

Register at: http://www.lsa.umich.edu/psych/undergrad/program/concentrations/orientation/

Academic Success Workshops (12:15 – 1 pm, no pre-registration required) at CAPS (3100 Michigan Union)

Tackling Test Anxiety
Learn and experience proven strategies for managing stress, with a focus on reducing test-taking anxiety.
Wed. 4/2

Relaxation Training
Learn stress reduction techniques including deep muscle relaxation, mental imagery and diaphragmatic
breathing. Come once or many times. Wear comfortable clothes.
Alice Brunner, Ph.D. Fridays, 12:15 – 1:00 pm, beginning January 18th

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March 17, 2008

Week of March 17th, 2008

NEWNAN EVENTS THIS WEEK

Money Matters: Next Steps for Juniors and Seniors
Getting Ready for Sophomore Year
Pre-Medical, Pre-Dental Course Selection Workshops

OTHER UNIVERSITY EVENTS THIS WEEK

University-wide Conference: Depression on College Campus
School of Nursing: Open House
Alumni Association--Health 101: From Backpack to Briefcase: Transitioning From Student to Full-Time Working Adult
UROP--Application Deadline for returning students
CAPS--Tackling Test Anxiety
CSP--Professional Series Event: AMCAS Application

UPCOMING EVENTS: Concentration Fair (March 26th!), Bio Station Open House, Pharmaceutical Sciences Panel Discussion, Michigan Apprentice, Sociology Fall Course Preview, Pre-Law Events, Next Steps for Juniors and Seniors, Professional Series...

ONGOING EVENTS: Including PreHealth Quick Questions, Res Hall Advising, Cross Campus Transfer information sessions, Psychology and School of Education Information Sessions, Academic Success Workshops & Relaxation Training...

Also, trying to figure out what you want to do for the rest of your life? Check out this week's Advising Tip. Also, look for upcoming deadlines in Scholarships and Awards, and Internships, Job, and Leadership Opportunities

NEWNAN EVENTS THIS WEEK

Money Matters: Next Steps for Juniors and Seniors
Tuesday, March 18
3-4:30pm
1200 Chem
A lecture on getting your financial house in order before you graduate; common personal financial mistakes and the steps you can take to avoid them.

Getting Ready for Sophomore Year
Wednesday, March 19
7:30-10:00 p.m.
Angell Hall Auditorium B and nearby classrooms in Mason Hall.

Keynote Panel "What I Wish I’d Known":  Advice From Seniors (7:30-8:00 p.m. in Angell Hall Auditorium A)
Advising workshops
(8:10-8:55 p.m.) Choose from:

  • Choosing a Concentration
  • Summer Plans: Jobs, Internships and Taking Classes Elsewhere
  • Studying Abroad
  • Pre-Law Planning

Advising Workshops, (9:00-9:45 p.m.) Choose from:

  • Choosing a Concentration
  • Taking The Road to Business Through LSA
  • Pursuing Pre-Health

Pre-Medical, Pre-Dental Course Selection Workshops
Are you pre-med or pre-dent? Are you a 1st or 2nd year student? Do you want help choosing science courses? Come to our pre-health course selection workshops given by LSA pre-health advisor David Brawn.

March 20th, Thursday 10-11am in 1401 Mason Hall
March 20th, Thursday (same day!) 1-2pm in 1210 Chem

Can't make either of these times? Remember our Pre-health "Quick Questions"

OTHER UNIVERSITY EVENTS THIS WEEK

Depression on College Campuses: Creating Healthy Communities
March 18 - 19, 2008
Rackham
How can colleges and universities create a campus environment that helps to prevent the problems of student depression? Registration is now open. Please note that the conference is FREE for all students.

Nursing Open House
Wednesday, March 19
6:00PM-8:30 PM
School of Nursing
Our event will feature information sessions for all of our programs: Undergrad: BSN, Transfer BSN, Second Careeer, RN to BSN & RN BSN/MS Combined,; Graduate (Master's, PhD, and Postdoctoral); Special feature session: Undergraduate financial aid session. Click here for Online Registration/RSVP

Health 101: From Backpack to Briefcase: Transitioning From Student to Full-Time Working Adult
Thursday, March 20, 2008
6 – 8 p.m.
This program will focus on the transition from being a student to entering the professional world, a phenomenon which often triggers a “quarter life crisis." We will also engage in an activity to assess participant's personal interests based on the "Strong Interest Inventory."  Building on this information,  we will explore what to do when our career doesn't fulfill our personal interests.Facilitated by Dr. Mark Sampson and Dr. Dina Glaser, U-M Department of Psychology, sponsored by the Alumni Association. This session is limited to 150 students, so reserve your spot online now. Session includes FREE pizza and pop!

UROP Application Deadlines for 2008-2009 Academic Year
For first year students: March 25st
For juniors or seniors: March 21st

Tackling Test Anxiety
Thursday, March 20
12:15-1pm
3100 Michigan Union (CAPS)
Learn and experience proven strategies for managing stress, with a focus on reducing test-taking anxiety.

Professional Series Event: AMCAS Application
Wednesday March 19
5-6:30pm
Angell Hall Auditorium B
AMCAS Application Information Session

UPCOMING EVENTS

LSA Concentration Fair
Wednesday, March 26
11am-3pm
Michigan Union Ballroom
Confused about what concentration to choose? Know your concentration but want to explore a second concentration or cool LSA minors? Want to learn about interdisciplinary concentrations that will let you pull all of your academic interests together in one program? Come learn about all of your options! In addition to LSA concentration advisors, there will be general advisors, pre-health and pre-law advisors, advisors from Kinesiology, Education, Public Policy, and more! More information here.

Michigan Apprentice
Michigan Apprentice is open to juniors and seniors. Those selected will shadow a U-M alumnus/a for one day at his or her company or organization. For companies located in other regions, travel and two nights of hotel expenses will be paid by the Alumni Association. The application deadline is Tuesday, March 26, 2008. Get details and apply now for this once in a lifetime opportunity.

Pharmaceutical Sciences Panel Discussion
Thursday, March 27, 2008
6:30 - 8:00 p.m.
C. C. Little Bldg. Rm 1567 
This session will give you an opportunity to talk informally with current graduate students about the Ph.D. program in Pharmaceutical Sciences as well as potential career opportunities in the pharmaceutical industry. RSVP at http://sitemaker.umich.edu/pharmaceuticalsciences/1pharm_sci_discussion_panel
or 734-615-6562 Questions??? Contact aaps-officers@umich.edu.~Refreshments will be served ~ If you can't make it but would like to learn more about graduate opportunities in Pharmaceutical Sciences, please contact Cherie Dotson at crdotson@umich.edu.

Biological Station Open House
Thursday, March 27
11am-1pm
Room #1706 Chemistry
Learn about the Station and its classes, meet professors & other students. Plus enjoy free food & refreshments! Scholarship & Financial Aid Application Deadline Extended! Still Time to Apply for 2008!

Pre-Law Programs Winter 2008
Sponsored by Newnan LSA Academic Advising Center

Getting the Inside Track on Fall ’09 Applications
Monday, March 24, 2008
3:30-4:30 p.m.
G243 Angell Hall
Joe Henderson, LSA Pre-Law Advisor will prepare you.

Personal Statement Workshop: How to do a Self Inventory and Develop Your Written Presentation Ideas
Tuesday, April 1, 2008
3-4:30 PM
Karen Wittkopp, LSA Chief Pre-Law Advisor and Chalmers Knight, LSA Advising Coordinator. 
RSVP Required to attend: email klwitt@umich.edu

Planning Your Next Steps: Events for Juniors and Seniors (every Tuesday in March!)

Tuesday, March 25
3-4:30pm
1200 Chem
Getting the Job: Students with job offers will share the steps they took for gaining employment.

Professional Series Event (every Wednesday in March!)
sponsored by the Comprehensive Studies Program and American Indian Science and Engineering Society

Who: Admissions Officers from Grad/Professional Schools
Where: Angell Hall Auditorium B
When: EVERY Wednesday in March, 5 – 6:30 PM

March 26: Medical School, Dean of Admissions; Public Health, Admissions Officer; Biomedical Sciences, Admissions Officer

Email aises.exec@umich.edu or csp-pha@umich.edu with any questions!

Sociology Fall Course Preview
April 2, 6-7pm
Come hear Sociology professors talk about the courses they will be teaching in the fall! They will bring syllabi; you bring your questions! Free pizza!!

A Graduation Toast with Dean McDonald
April 24th, at 9 p.m., Toast at 10:10 p.m.-Michigan time
BioMed Building (behind the "pringle")
Guest speaker: Professor Ralph Williams
Seniors of LSA! This year will be thefirst time in the history of the College that there will be an LSA graduation event: Food, drinks, and memories to commemorate your years of hard work at Michigan and your graduation.Completely free of charge. Want to see your pictures on display at the Graduation event? You may submit appropriate pictures on Facebook at: http://umichigan.facebook.com/event.php?eid=22182510511&ref=sharor email them to cschep@umich.edu

ONGOING EVENTS

Walk-in advising available at

Pre-health "Quick Questions"

Cross Campus Transfer (to LSA) Group Information Sessions
All sessions will be held in G239 Angell.

March 18 Tuesday 4-5
April 3 Thursday 4-5
April 14 Monday 4-5

School of Education Information Sessions
Information sessions for students interested in the teacher education program are on
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.

03/19/2008, Room 4448 East Hall, (4:00 PM - 5:00 PM)
03/31/2008, Room 4448 East Hall, (5:30 PM - 6:30 PM)
04/08/2008, Room 4448 East Hall, (6:00 PM - 7:00 PM)
04/17/2008, Room 4448 East Hall, (4:00 PM - 5:00 PM)

Register at: http://www.lsa.umich.edu/psych/undergrad/program/concentrations/orientation/

Academic Success Workshops (12:15 – 1 pm, no pre-registration required) at CAPS (3100 Michigan Union)

Tackling Test Anxiety
Learn and experience proven strategies for managing stress, with a focus on reducing test-taking anxiety.
Wed. 4/2

Overcoming Procrastination
When is it “laziness” and when it is something more? Learn strategies to overcome academic procrastination.
Thursday 3/27

Relaxation Training
Learn stress reduction techniques including deep muscle relaxation, mental imagery and diaphragmatic
breathing. Come once or many times. Wear comfortable clothes.
Alice Brunner, Ph.D. Fridays, 12:15 – 1:00 pm, beginning January 18th

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March 10, 2008

Week of March 10, 2008

The late drop deadline for Winter 2008 term is Friday, March 14th.

NEWNAN EVENTS THIS WEEK

Exploring Career Pathways for Graduate Professional Degrees
Study Abroad 102: Non-UM Programs
Pre-Medical, Pre-Dental Course Selection Workshops
The Application is Easy-the Challenge is Law School!

OTHER UNIVERSITY EVENTS THIS WEEK

ONSP--Summer Orientation Show Auditions
Alumni Association--Money 101:  Budget! Are You Kidding?
Career Center--Market Research Career Exploration
CSP--Professional Series Event: Graduate School in Engineering?
CAPS--Overcoming Procrastination
Career Center--Not-for-Profit Job & Internship Search

UPCOMING EVENTS: Getting Ready for Sophomore Year (March 19), Nursing Open House, UROP Application Deadline (March 21, 25), Concentration Fair (March 26th!), Bio Station Open House, Pre-Law Events, Next Steps for Juniors and Seniors, Professional Series...

ONGOING EVENTS: Including PreHealth Quick Questions, Res Hall Advising, Cross Campus Transfer information sessions, Psychology and School of Education Information Sessions, Academic Success Workshops & Relaxation Training...

Also, trying to figure out what you want to do for the rest of your life? Check out this week's Advising Tip. Also, look for upcoming deadlines in Scholarships and Awards, and Internships, Job, and Leadership Opportunities

NEWNAN EVENTS THIS WEEK

Exploring Career Pathways for Graduate Professional Degrees
Tuesday, March 11
3-4:30pm
1200 Chem
What career paths are created when a professional school is chosen? What work experiences will inform professional courses of study? How much should salary and market needs direct a career path? Career officers from the UM Business School, Natural Resources, Law School, Public Health, and Public Policy will answer these and other questions.  Accurate information is power so plan to increase your knowledge base from these panelists.  A question and answer period will follow.

Study Abroad 102: Non-UM Programs
Tuesday, March 11
3pm–4pm
G239 Angell
Do you want to know more about study abroad? At these workshops LSA Academic Advisors will cover application procedures, how credit works, financial aid and more. We will cover the basics for both types of program (UM and non-U-M), but the emphasis will be on non-UM programs.

Pre-Medical, Pre-Dental Course Selection Workshops
Are you pre-med or pre-dent? Are you a 1st or 2nd year student? Do you want help choosing science courses? Come to our pre-health course selection workshops given by LSA pre-health advisor David Brawn.

March 12, Wednesday, 12-1pm, 1200 Chem
March 14, Friday, 10-11am, 1200 Chem

(next week... Thursday March 20, 10:00-11:00 in 1401 Mason Hall and Thursday March 20, 1:00-2:00 in 1210 Chem)

The Application is Easy-the Challenge is Law School!
Sunday, March 16
2:00-3:30 p.m.
MGS Lounge, Bursley Hall
Karen Wittkopp, LSA Chief Pre-Law Advisor and Karen Patros 3L at UD-Mercy and former UM student discuss applications and law classes.

OTHER UNIVERSITY EVENTS THIS WEEK

Summer Orientation Show Auditions
Monday, March 10
7pm
Angell Hall Auditorium B
Do you like being in the spotlight? Do you need a great summer job? Would you like to get paid to help new students get excited about coming to U of M? Are you interested in theatre as an educational tool, as a tool for social change? U of M educational theatre company (UMetc) announces auditions for its 2008 Summer Orientation Show...you can take classes and work for the theater troupe in the summer, so it’s a great job for students who may be taking SP/SU classes.

Money 101:  Budget! Are You Kidding?
Tuesday, March 11
6 – 8 p.m.
Learning how to budget your money is never easy – especially when you’re entering a new phase of life.  Kathryn will show you how to figure out where your money goes and then develop a plan for spending, bill paying and saving (yes , savings—even on a tight budget). She will also share two methods to speed up debt reduction, while cutting interest costs without damaging your credit rating. This session is limited to 150 students, so reserve your spot online now. Session includes FREE pizza and pop! Facilitated by Kathryn Greiner, University of Michigan Credit Union, sponsored by the Alumni Association.

Market Research Career Exploration
Wednesday, March 12
3-7pm
Michigan Union
Panel presentations, information booths, and networking opportunities for students of all majors and degree levels to learn more about applied social science career opportunities in market and survey research. Co-sponsored by The Career Center, CASRO (Council of American Survey Research Organizations), the UM Program in Survey Methodology (ISR), Market Strategies International, Gongos Research, MORPACE, RDA and CFI.

Professional Series Event: Graduate School in Engineering?
Wednesday March 12
5-6:30pm
Angell Hall Auditorium B
UM College of Engineering Graduate Admissions Coordinator will be there to answer questions about graduate study.

Overcoming Procrastination
Wednesday March 12
12:15-1pm
3100 Michigan Union (CAPS)
When is it “laziness” and when it is something more? Learn strategies to overcome academic procrastination. Drop in, no registration necessary.

Not-for-Profit Job & Internship Search
Friday, March 14
12-1pm
Career Center (3200 Student Activities Building)
Join us for an informal workshop and learn more about job/internship search strategies - tips for networking with not-for-profits - not-for-profit career resources.

UPCOMING EVENTS

Getting Ready for Sophomore Year
Wednesday, March 19
7:30-10:00 p.m.
Angell Hall Auditorium B and nearby classrooms in Mason Hall.

Keynote Panel "What I Wish I’d Known":  Advice From Seniors (7:30-8:00 p.m. in Angell Hall Auditorium A)
Advising workshops
(8:10-8:55 p.m.) Choose from:

  • Choosing a Concentration
  • Summer Plans: Jobs, Internships and Taking Classes Elsewhere
  • Studying Abroad
  • Pre-Law Planning

Advising Workshops, (9:00-9:45 p.m.) Choose from:

  • Choosing a Concentration
  • Taking The Road to Business Through LSA
  • Pursuing Pre-Health

Nursing Open House
Wednesday, March 19
6:00PM-8:30 PM
School of Nursing
Our event will feature information sessions for all of our programs: Undergrad: BSN, Transfer BSN, Second Careeer, RN to BSN & RN BSN/MS Combined,; Graduate (Master's, PhD, and Postdoctoral); Special feature session: Undergraduate financial aid session. Click here for Online Registration/RSVP

Health 101: From Backpack to Briefcase: Transitioning From Student to Full-Time Working Adult
Thursday, March 20, 2008
6 – 8 p.m.
This program will focus on the transition from being a student to entering the professional world, a phenomenon which often triggers a “quarter life crisis." We will also engage in an activity to assess participant's personal interests based on the "Strong Interest Inventory."  Building on this information,  we will explore what to do when our career doesn't fulfill our personal interests.Facilitated by Dr. Mark Sampson and Dr. Dina Glaser, U-M Department of Psychology, sponsored by the Alumni Association. This session is limited to 150 students, so reserve your spot online now. Session includes FREE pizza and pop!

UROP Application Deadlines for 2008-2009 Academic Year
For first year students: March 25st
For juniors or seniors: March 21st

LSA Concentration Fair
Wednesday, March 26
11am-3pm
Michigan Union Ballroom
Confused about what concentration to choose? Know your concentration but want to explore a second concentration or cool LSA minors? Want to learn about interdisciplinary concentrations that will let you pull all of your academic interests together in one program? Come learn about all of your options! In addition to LSA concentration advisors, there will be general advisors, pre-health and pre-law advisors, advisors from Kinesiology, Education, Public Policy, and more!

Michigan Apprentice
Michigan Apprentice is open to juniors and seniors. Those selected will shadow a U-M alumnus/a for one day at his or her company or organization. For companies located in other regions, travel and two nights of hotel expenses will be paid by the Alumni Association. The application deadline is Tuesday, March 26, 2008. Get details and apply now for this once in a lifetime opportunity.

Biological Station Open House
Thursday, March 27
11am-1pm
Room #1706 Chemistry, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Learn about the Station and its classes, meet professors & other students. Plus enjoy free food & refreshments!

Pre-Law Programs Winter 2008
Sponsored by Newnan LSA Academic Advising Center

Getting the Inside Track on Fall ’09 Applications
Monday, March 24, 2008
3:30-4:30 p.m.
G243 Angell Hall
Joe Henderson, LSA Pre-Law Advisor will prepare you.

Personal Statement Workshop: How to do a Self Inventory and Develop Your Written Presentation Ideas
Tuesday, April 1, 2008
3-4:30 PM
Karen Wittkopp, LSA Chief Pre-Law Advisor and Chalmers Knight, LSA Advising Coordinator. 
RSVP Required to attend: email klwitt@umich.edu

Planning Your Next Steps: Events for Juniors and Seniors (every Tuesday in March!)

Tuesday, March 18
3-4:30pm
1200 Chem
Money Matters: Common personal financial mistakes and the steps you can take to avoid them.

Tuesday, March 25
3-4:30pm
1200 Chem
Getting the Job: Students with job offers will share the steps they took for gaining employment.

Professional Series Event (every Wednesday in March!)
sponsored by the Comprehensive Studies Program and American Indian Science and Engineering Society

Who: Admissions Officers from Grad/Professional Schools
Where: Angell Hall Auditorium B
When: EVERY Wednesday in March, 5 – 6:30 PM

March 19: AMCAS Application Information Session
March 26: Medical School, Dean of Admissions; Public Health, Admissions Officer; Biomedical Sciences, Admissions Officer

Email aises.exec@umich.edu or csp-pha@umich.edu with any questions!

ONGOING EVENTS

Walk-in advising available at

Pre-health "Quick Questions"

Pre-Medical, Pre-Dental Course Selection Workshops
Are you pre-med or pre-dent? Are you a 1st or 2nd year student? Do you want help choosing science courses? Come to our pre-health course selection workshops given by LSA pre-health advisor David Brawn.

March 20, Thursday, 10-11am, 1401 Mason
March 20, Thursday 1-2pm, 1210 Chem

Cross Campus Transfer (to LSA) Group Information Sessions
All sessions will be held in G239 Angell.

March 18 Tuesday 4-5
April 3 Thursday 4-5
April 14 Monday 4-5

School of Education Information Sessions
Information sessions for students interested in the teacher education program are on
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.

03/19/2008, Room 4448 East Hall, (4:00 PM - 5:00 PM)
03/31/2008, Room 4448 East Hall, (5:30 PM - 6:30 PM)
04/08/2008, Room 4448 East Hall, (6:00 PM - 7:00 PM)
04/17/2008, Room 4448 East Hall, (4:00 PM - 5:00 PM)

Register at: http://www.lsa.umich.edu/psych/undergrad/program/concentrations/orientation/

Academic Success Workshops (12:15 – 1 pm, no pre-registration required) at CAPS (3100 Michigan Union)

Tackling Test Anxiety
Learn and experience proven strategies for managing stress, with a focus on reducing test-taking anxiety.
Thurs. 3/20. & Wed. 4/2

Overcoming Procrastination
When is it “laziness” and when it is something more? Learn strategies to overcome academic procrastination.
Thursday 3/27

Relaxation Training
Learn stress reduction techniques including deep muscle relaxation, mental imagery and diaphragmatic
breathing. Come once or many times. Wear comfortable clothes.
Alice Brunner, Ph.D. Fridays, 12:15 – 1:00 pm, beginning January 18th

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March 03, 2008

Week of March 3rd, 2008

THIS WEEK'S EVENTS

Grad School 101
Dalai Lama lecture on Sustainability (get tickets!)
Professional Series Event: Pre-Business?
Physical Therapy Conference

UPCOMING EVENTS: Concentration Fair (March 26th!), Market Research Career Exploration, Pre-Law Events, Next Steps for Juniors and Seniors

ONGOING EVENTS: Including PreHealth Quick Questions, Res Hall Advising, Cross Campus Transfer information sessions, Psychology and School of Education Information Sessions, Academic Success Workshops & Relaxation Training...

Also, trying to figure out what you want to do for the rest of your life? Check out this week's Advising Tip. Also, look for upcoming deadlines in Scholarships and Awards, and Internships, Job, and Leadership Opportunities

EVENTS

Grad School 101
Tuesday, March 4
3-4:30pm
1200 Chem
What is graduate school and what are some good/bad reasons to attend? Should work experience precede a Ph.D. or MA program? What do admissions committees look for when evaluating applicants? What should I consider in choosing a graduate program? UM faculty from humanities, social sciences and sciences and representatives from LSA Academic Advising and the Career Center will answer these and other questions.  A question and answer period will follow the panel presentation.

Earth Day Reflections - His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama Presents the Wege Lecture on Sustainability
Sunday  April 20, 2008
2:00 to 3:30 pm
Crisler Arena
Tickets are free, available to all UM students, faculty and staff who bring their UM ID to the Michigan Union Ticket Office ( MUTO) starting 9am Tuesday March 4th. MUTO expects that tickets may all be given away on March 4th. Contact Helaine Hunscher at 734-764-1412 for more information, or visit the website http://css.snre.umich.edu/facts/dalailama.html. In addition to this public lecture, the Dalai Lama's visit to Ann Arbor will include a day and a half of formal Buddhist teachings. Fees will be charged for the teaching sessions. For more information about those events, go to www.DalaiLamaAnnArbor.com

ALSO, about 100 ushers for each of these separate events, and require full-day commitments. Ushers will be admitted free, even at the three Teachings which otherwise require the purchase of tickets. To sign up as a POTENTIAL volunteer usher for Saturday, April 19 and/or Sunday April 20 please complete the form at: http://sitemaker.umich.edu/dlvolunteering/home

Professional Series Event: Pre-Business?
Wednesday March 6
5-6:30pm
Angell Hall Auditorium B
Ross School of Business, Assistant Director of Admissions will be there to answer questions.

Physical Therapy Conference
Friday, March 7, 2008
12:30-5:30pm
Pierpont Commons, U-M North Campus
Free seminar and workshop for prospective physical therapy students. Sessions includ: Day in the Life of a PT, Is PT for You? Talk to PT Admissions representatives! Sponsored by the U-M Health System OT/PT Department and the U-M Pre-Physical Therapy Club. Registration deadline was 2/22, but contact Angie Sullivan to see if there might be more space.

UPCOMING EVENTS

Summer Orientation Show Auditions
Monday, March 10
7pm
Angell Hall Auditorium B
Do you like being in the spotlight? Do you need a great summer job? Would you like to get paid to help new students get excited about coming to U of M? Are you interested in theatre as an educational tool, as a tool for social change? U of M educational theatre company (UMetc) announces auditions for its 2008 Summer Orientation Show...you can take classes and work for the theater troupe in the summer, so it’s a great job for students who may be taking SP/SU classes.

Pre-Medical, Pre-Dental Course Selection Workshops
Are you pre-med or pre-dent? Are you a 1st or 2nd year student? Do you want help choosing science courses? Come to our pre-health course selection workshops given by LSA pre-health advisor David Brawn.

March 12, Wednesday, 12-1pm, 1200 Chem
March 14, Friday, 10-11am, 1200 Chem
March 20, Thursday, 10-11am, 1401 Mason
March 20, Thursday 1-2pm, 1210 Chem

Market Research Career Exploration
Wednesday, March 12th
3-7pm
Michigan Union
Panel presentations, information booths, and networking opportunities for students of all majors and degree levels to learn more about applied social science career opportunities in market and survey research. Co-sponsored by The Career Center, CASRO (Council of American Survey Research Organizations), the UM Program in Survey Methodology (ISR), Market Strategies International, Gongos Research, MORPACE, RDA and CFI.

UROP Application Deadlines for 2008-2009 Academic Year
For first year students: March 25st
For juniors or seniors: March 21st

LSA Concentration Fair
Wednesday, March 26
11am-3pm
Michigan Union Ballroom
Confused about what concentration to choose? Know your concentration but want to explore a second concentration or cool LSA minors? Want to learn about interdisciplinary concentrations that will let you pull all of your academic interests together in one program? Come learn about all of your options! In addition to LSA concentration advisors, there will be general advisors, pre-health and pre-law advisors, advisors from Kinesiology, Education, Public Policy, and more!

Biological Station Open House
Thursday, March 27
11am-1pm
Room #1706 Chemistry, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Learn about the Station and its classes, meet professors & other students. Plus enjoy free food & refreshments!

Pre-Law Programs Winter 2008
Sponsored by Newnan LSA Academic Advising Center

The Application is Easy-the Challenge is Law School!
Sunday, March 16, 2008
2:00-3:30 p.m.
MGS Lounge, Bursley Hall
Karen Wittkopp, LSA Chief Pre-Law Advisor and Karen Patros 3L at UD-Mercy and former UM student discuss applications and law classes.

Getting the Inside Track on Fall ’09 Applications
Monday, March 24, 2008
3:30-4:30 p.m.
G243 Angell Hall
Joe Henderson, LSA Pre-Law Advisor will prepare you.

Personal Statement Workshop: How to do a Self Inventory and Develop Your Written Presentation Ideas
Tuesday, April 1, 2008
3-4:30 PM
Karen Wittkopp, LSA Chief Pre-Law Advisor and Chalmers Knight, LSA Advising Coordinator. 
RSVP Required to attend: email klwitt@umich.edu

Planning Your Next Steps: Events for Juniors and Seniors (every Tuesday in March!)

Tuesday, March 11
3-4:30pm
1200 Chem
Exploring Career Pathways for Graduate Professional Degrees: What career paths are created when a professional school is chosen?
What work experiences will inform professional courses of study? How much should salary and market needs direct a career path? Career officers from the UM Business School, Natural Resources, Law School, Public Health, and Public Policy will answer these and other questions.  Accurate information is power so plan to increase your knowledge base from these panelists.  A question and answer period will follow.

Tuesday, March 18
3-4:30pm
1200 Chem
Money Matters: Common personal financial mistakes and the steps you can take to avoid them.

Tuesday, March 25
3-4:30pm
1200 Chem
Getting the Job: Students with job offers will share the steps they took for gaining employment.

Professional Series Event (every Wednesday in March!)
sponsored by the Comprehensive Studies Program and American Indian Science and Engineering Society

Who: Admissions Officers from Grad/Professional Schools
Where: Angell Hall Auditorium B
When: EVERY Wednesday in March, 5 – 6:30 PM

March 12: College of Engineering, Graduate Admissions Coordinator
March 19: AMCAS Application Information Session
March 26: Medical School, Dean of Admissions; Public Health, Admissions Officer; Biomedical Sciences, Admissions Officer

Email aises.exec@umich.edu or csp-pha@umich.edu with any questions!

ONGOING EVENTS

Walk-in advising available at

Pre-health "Quick Questions"

Cross Campus Transfer (to LSA) Group Information Sessions
All sessions will be held in G239 Angell.

Feb 19 Tuesday 4-5

March 5 Wednesday 4-5
March 18 Tuesday 4-5

April 3 Thursday 4-5
April 14 Monday 4-5

School of Education Information Sessions
Information sessions for students interested in the teacher education program are on
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.

02/21/2008, Room 4448 East Hall, (6:00 PM - 7:00 PM)
03/19/2008, Room 4448 East Hall, (4:00 PM - 5:00 PM)
03/31/2008, Room 4448 East Hall, (5:30 PM - 6:30 PM)
04/08/2008, Room 4448 East Hall, (6:00 PM - 7:00 PM)
04/17/2008, Room 4448 East Hall, (4:00 PM - 5:00 PM)

Register at: http://www.lsa.umich.edu/psych/undergrad/program/concentrations/orientation/

Academic Success Workshops (12:15 – 1 pm, no pre-registration required) at CAPS (3100 Michigan Union)

Tackling Test Anxiety
Learn and experience proven strategies for managing stress, with a focus on reducing test-taking anxiety.
Thurs. 3/20. & Wed. 4/2

Overcoming Procrastination
When is it “laziness” and when it is something more? Learn strategies to overcome academic procrastination.
Wed. 3/12, and Thursday 3/27

Relaxation Training
Learn stress reduction techniques including deep muscle relaxation, mental imagery and diaphragmatic
breathing. Come once or many times. Wear comfortable clothes.
Alice Brunner, Ph.D. Fridays, 12:15 – 1:00 pm, beginning January 18th

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