April 07, 2008
Week of April 7, 2008
LSA Walk-in Advising Hours THIS WEEK: 10am-4pm Monday-Friday
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 (firstname.lastname@example.org) to request concurrent enrollment (this request will not be decided upon until closer to the Fall; you should have an alternate schedule ready).
EVENTS THIS WEEK
UPCOMING EVENTS: UROP Spring Symposium, 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
EVENTS THIS WEEK
Engineering Cross-Campus Transfer Information Session
Thursday, April 8th
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!
Choosing Health Professional Schools and Making Application Decisions
Wednesday, April 9th
Auditorium C, Angell Hall
Register at: https://www-a1.lsa.umich.edu/lrc_conf/app/DisplaySession.asp?sessionid=1149
An Interactive Workshop: How to Make the Right Choices for YOU! Writing Personal Statements, Timing of Applications, Interviewing and
Post-Secondary Experience, Course Selection, Testing Strategies for MCAT, GRE, PCAT and DAT Come Speak to the Experts!!
Guests Include:Peggy Zitek, Ph. D.Chief Pre-Health Advisor, Newnan Advising Center and Student panelists currently attending and recently admitted to health professional schools including University of Michigan, Johns Hopkins, Columbia, and Case Western. Sponsored by HSSP.
UROP Spring Research Symposium
Wednesday, April 16
3:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
This annual event features poster and oral presentations presenting the research findings of first and second year undergraduate students. The Symposium is a remarkable showcase of current research currently being conducted across all academic disciplines at the University of Michigan. The Symposium is open to the public free of charge.
Education Job Fair
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 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
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.
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)
12:15 – 1 pm, no pre-registration required
CAPS (3100 Michigan Union)
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.
Posted by yunecs at April 7, 2008 08:00 AM