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August 29, 2008

Week of September 2, 2008

School has started!!!

You probably can't miss it, but don't forget to check out Festifall this Thursday, September 6th on the Diag
or Northfest on Thursday, September 13 on the North Campus Diag.

LSA will have Walk-in Advising Hours from Tuesday Sept 2-Monday Sept 8...stop in without an appointment between 10am-4pm and talk to an advisor!

Questions on how to get into a class? Check out this week's Advising Tip. Also, look for upcoming deadlines in Scholarships and Awards, and Internships, Job, and Leadership Opportunities

THIS WEEK'S EVENTS

Student Open House with President Mary Sue Coleman
Thursday Sept 4
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
President's House
U-M President Mary Sue Coleman invites students to her annual fall open house. Please stop by the historic President's House at 815 S. University Ave.

Semester in Detroit Information Session
Thursday, Sept 4 (and also 11 and 16)
7pm
Angell Hall Aud C
Semester in Detroit is a new academic program at UM. During Winter 2009, up to 25 students will live on the Wayne State University campus, take classes the UM Detroit Center (including a core urban studies course), and have an internship with a community-service or cultural arts organization. All credits earned in the program will be applicable towards the LSA Urban and Community Studies minor. Questions? See www.rc.lsa.umich.edu/sid/ or contact SiD Associate Director Craig Regester regester@umich.edu or 647-9960

UPCOMING EVENTS: Michigan in Washington, Sophomore Connection, Mental Health Awareness, International Employment, LSAT Course...

ONGOING EVENTS: Pre-Health Quick Questions, Cross Campus Transfer information sessions...


UPCOMING EVENTS

Michigan in Washington Internship Program Poster Session
Monday Sept 8
4:30-5:30pm
Eldersveld Room, 5670 Haven Hall
Take UofM courses and have a great internship in Washington this winter. Check out the Michigan in Washington Program and go to the poster session to hear about other students' experiences: http://www.lsa.umich.edu/MichInWash/

Sophomore Connection Kickoff
Tuesday, Sept 9
5:30-6:30 p.m.
1255 Angell Hall
Calling all sophomores!  Come get a free MPlanner, have some food, say hello to your LSA Academic Advisor, and learn about the exciting Sophomore Connection series of workshops offered this fall!  MPlanners available to the first 500 sophomores; one MPlanner per student, please.

Mental Health Awareness Day
Friday, Sept 12
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Michigan Diag
Mental Health Awareness Day will seek to eliminate the stigma surrounding mental illness while promoting healthy and happy lifestyles in all members of the Michigan community. There will be many different activities to emphasize fun and happiness. Our goal is to create a day where issues surrounding mental health can be explored in a safe and fun environment.

Michigan in Washington Information Session
Monday, Sept 15
5pm
Eldersveld Rm, 5670 Haven Hall
This meeting is open to students who would like to learn more about the program more generally and are thinking of applying in future semesters. The program's director and MIW alumni will be available for questions.  The Winter 2009 applications are available here: Winter 2009 Application (PDF). Application deadline is September 26, 2008.

International Employment Myths & Opportunities
Tuesday, Sept 16
7-8:30 PM
Weill Hall Annenberg Aud (Ford School of Public Policy building)
Are you interested in working, interning, volunteering or teaching abroad? Do you want to explore international careers? This session will introduce the International Career Pathways series, how to research options and timing of applications -- note that many deadlines are in the Fall. For other panels in this series please see http://www.internationalcenter.umich.edu/swt/work/resources/ICP/series/index.html

LSAT Familiarization Course
Sept 19-Nov 7, 2008
This eight-session course has been designed by The Career Center to offer University of Michigan students and alumni/ae an affordable opportunity to jumpstart their preparation for the December 2008 LSAT and beyond. Participants will familiarize themselves with the LSAT by delving into the various sections of the test and by being exposed to an LSAT administration under timed conditions. The course fee is $50.00 (includes course materials). Detailed course and registration information is available in "In The News" section of The Career Center's homepage at: http://www.careercenter.umich.edu/ The registration form and payment may be sent, faxed or presented in person to The Career Center, 3200 SAB, 515 E. Jefferson, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI  48109-1316.  Phone:  734/764-7460.  Fax:  734/763-9268.  Questions?  Call 734/764-7460 or send an e-mail to mmecozzi@umich.edu or careercenter@umich.edu. Sponsored by The Career Center and the LSA Student Government

School of Education: Masters of Arts with Certification (MAC) Info Night
Tuesday, Sept 23
6:00 - 7:15 PM
Tribute Room (SOE Room 1322)
Are you interested in becoming a teacher?  Do you want to make a difference in the lives of children and young people? Consider the 12-month Master of Arts with Certification (MAC) Program at the University of Michigan.  As a Master of Arts with Certification intern, you will be part of an intensive, full-time graduate program that begins in late June and finishes in mid-June the following year.  For further information about Elementary MAC, e-mail Instructional Specialist, Leah van Belle at vanbelle@umich.edu. For further information about Secondary MAC, e-mail Secondary MAC Asst. Coordinator, Prof. Patricia Kenney at pakenney@umich.edu.

ONGOING EVENTS

Pre-Health Quick Questions

David Brawn: Mondays 2–4pm (starting September 8th) in the Newnan Center library
Peggy Zitek: Thursdays 2-4pm (starting September 4th) in alcove #5 in the Science Learning Center (Rm 1720 Chem)

Cross Campus Transfer (to LSA) Group Information Sessions
All Sessions are 4-5pm in G239 Angell

Wednesday, September 10
Thursday, September 25
Monday, October 6
Wednesday, October 22
Thursday, November 13
Monday, November 24
Wednesday, December 3
Monday, December 15

Posted by yunecs at 04:53 PM

August 21, 2008

Welcome Week

Welcome (back) for the 2008-2009 school year!!

Whether you are interested in the arts, music performance, intramural sports, student government, community service...there are many ways to get involved at UM. You can learn more about student groups at Festifall Thursday, September 6th on the Diag and at Northfest on Thursday, September 13 on the North Campus Diag.

LSA will have Walk-in Advising Hours from Sept 2-Sept 8...stop in without an appointment between 10am-4pm and talk to an advisor!

WELCOME WEEK EVENTS

Pre-Health Student Orientation

Guide to Writing Support

Academic Pilates - Strengthen the Mental Core for The First Year Experience

The Global Intercultural Experience for Undergraduates (GIEU) Information Session

UPCOMING EVENTS: President's Open House, Sophomore Connection Kickoff, Michigan in Washington, Mental Health Awareness Day...

ONGOING EVENTS: Pre-Health Quick Questions, Cross Campus Transfer information sessions...

Trying to figure out where to get books? Check out this week's Advising Tip. Also, look for upcoming deadlines in Scholarships and Awards, and Internships, Job, and Leadership Opportunities


WELCOME WEEK EVENTS

Pre-Health Student Orientation
Friday, August 29th
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Angell Hall Auditorium
Gather tips for successful preparation for medical school and other health profession programs. Learn about the resources and services available to you through the perspectives of academic advisors, career counselors, and pre-health students. Sponsor: Career Center and Newnan LSA Academic Advising Center

Guide to Writing Support
Friday, August 29th
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
1122 Angell Hall
To help make your writing experiences at Michigan rich and rewarding, the Sweetland Writing Center provides a variety of writing support programs including its Writing Workshop, Peer Tutors, Online Writing Lab (OWL), and Writing Practicum. This session will familiarize you with the services available, as well as help you understand how the writing curriculum can best serve your needs. Sponsor: Sweetland Writing Center

Academic Pilates - Strengthen the Mental Core for The First Year Experience
Friday, August 29th
1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Michigan League Vandenberg Room
Beat the competition. Come learn 7 strategies for a successful first-year experience. Start now! Eliminate the disconnect between what made you successful in high school and learn what it takes to be "The Best" at U of M. Sponsor: Comprehensive Studies Program

GIEU Information Fair
Friday, August 29
3-3:45 p.m.
Palmer Commons, Great Lakes Room
The Global Intercultural Experience for Undergraduates (GIEU) Program seeks to develop new and innovative approaches to teaching and learning that place a University of Michigan education in a vibrant global context here in Ann Arbor and around the world. Beginning in 2002, GIEU has sent small groups of undergraduates and faculty members to exciting locations in the U.S. and around the world for three to four weeks of engaging intercultural academic studies.

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 in late October. http://www.gieu.umich.edu

UPCOMING EVENTS

Student Open House with President Mary Sue Coleman
Thursday September 4th
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
President's House
U-M President Mary Sue Coleman invites students to her annual fall open house. Please stop by the historic President's House at 815 S. University Ave.

Michigan in Washington Internship Program Poster Session
Monday September 8th
4:30-5:30pm
Eldersveld Room, 5670 Haven Hall
Take UofM courses and have a great internship in Washington this winter. Check out the Michigan in Washington Program and go to the poster session to hear about other students' experiences: http://www.lsa.umich.edu/MichInWash/

Sophomore Connection Kickoff
Tuesday, Sept 9
5:30-6:30 p.m.
1255 Angell Hall
Calling all sophomores!  Come get a free MPlanner, have some food, say hello to your LSA Academic Advisor, and learn about the exciting Sophomore Connection series of workshops offered this fall!  MPlanners available to the first 500 sophomores; one MPlanner per student, please.

Mental Health Awareness Day
Friday, Sept 12
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Michigan Diag
Mental Health Awareness Day will seek to eliminate the stigma surrounding mental illness while promoting healthy and happy lifestyles in all members of the Michigan community. There will be many different activities to emphasize fun and happiness. Our goal is to create a day where issues surrounding mental health can be explored in a safe and fun environment.

Michigan in Washington Information Session
Monday, September 15th
5pm
Eldersveld Rm, 5670 Haven Hall
This meeting is open to students who would like to learn more about the program more generally and are thinking of applying in future semesters. The program's director and MIW alumni will be available for questions.  The Winter 2009 applications are available here: Winter 2009 Application (PDF). Application deadline is September 26, 2008.

ONGOING EVENTS

Pre-Health Quick Questions

David Brawn: Mondays 2–4pm (starting September 8th) in the Newnan Center library
Peggy Zitek: Thursdays 2-4pm (starting September 4th) in alcove #5 in the Science Learning Center (Rm 1720 Chem)

Cross Campus Transfer (to LSA) Group Information Sessions
All Sessions are 4-5pm in G239 Angell

Wednesday, September 10
Thursday, September 25
Monday, October 6
Wednesday, October 22
Thursday, November 13
Monday, November 24
Wednesday, December 3
Monday, December 15

Posted by yunecs at 11:19 AM