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
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
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
Getting the Job: Next Steps for Juniors and Seniors
Tuesday, March 25
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
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 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
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 email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions!
Biological Station Open House
Thursday, March 27
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 email@example.com.~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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Our Dumb World
Thursday, March 27th
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.
Pre-Law Personal Statement Workshop: How to do a Self Inventory and Develop Your Written Presentation Ideas
Tuesday, April 1
Karen Wittkopp, LSA Chief Pre-Law Advisor and Chalmers Knight, LSA Advising Coordinator.
RSVP Required to attend: email email@example.com
Sociology Fall Course Preview
Wednesday, April 2
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
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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 email@example.com
Walk-in advising available at
- Residence Halls (click here for schedule)
- Ross Academic Center (Athletes only)
- Tuesdays 10:30am-1pm (Chalmers Knight)
- Tuesdays 6:30-9:30pm (Susan TaPaske-King) starting Jan 22nd
- Wednesdays 10:30am-12:30pm (John Stratman)
Pre-health "Quick Questions"
- Mondays 2-4pm in the Library of Newnan Academic Advising Center (David Brawn)
- Thursdays 2-4pm in the Science Learning Center Alcove #5 (Peggy Zitek)
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
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)
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.
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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