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October 31, 2008

Week of November 3, 2008

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Week of November 3, 2008

The late drop/add deadline is Friday, November 7th!! Are you considering dropping a class (or trying to drop a minicourse)? Read this week's Advising Tip.

The Course Guide for Winter 2009 is live!! Look up course descriptions and meeting times now…and call 764-0332 to set up an appointment with your advisor.

Your backpack will not go live until Monday November 10. On Nov 10, you can check Wolverine Access for your registration appointment time (which will be between Nov 20-Dec 9 based on your accumulated credits) and start backpacking classes.

Also, look for upcoming deadlines in
Scholarships and Awards, and Internships, Job, and Leadership Opportunities


UPCOMING EVENTS: Genetic Counseling Immersion Experience, Organizational Studies Information Night, Roads Less Traveled: Graduate School Opportunities for Science Students


ONGOING EVENTS: Pre-Health Quick Questions, PreHealth 101, Pre-Law Personal Statements, Sophomore Connection, Visiting (Non-LSA) Advisors in Angell, Cross Campus Transfer information sessions, Tau Beta Pi free tutoring, BBA Information Sessions.


THIS WEEK'S EVENTS


Wednesday

BBA Application Information Sessions
Nov 5th
4-5pm
In-person, accurate information about the BBA Program and the admissions process. Register online

CIA Information Session
Wed, Nov 5th
5-6:30pm
Michigan Room, Michigan League
All students are welcome but focus of session is geared toward sophomores, juniors, seniors and graduate students interested in summer internships OR  graduating students interested in full-time employment in analysis side of the organization (research skills, writing, foreign language are all pluses here).

Thursday

Introduction to Informatics
Thursday, November 6th
6:00-7:00 PM
1250 Undergraduate Science Building
Introduction to Informatics will give you a chance to learn more about this new interdisciplinary concentration and the field of Informatics. You will have the opportunity to talk learn more about and be able to ask questions about each of the four tracks of study, academic planning, and  internship and career opportunities in Informatics.Please RSVP to informatics@umich.edu.

Global Intercultural Experience for Undergraduates (GIEU)
Application Deadline: Thurs, November 6
The Global Intercultural Experience for Undergraduates (GIEU) at the University of Michigan creates new opportunities for short-term (3 or 4 week) intercultural study of a global nature at field sites, both domestic and abroad. The program enables small groups of 12 to 15 undergraduates (GIEU Student Scholars), led by a faculty member (GIEU Teaching Fellow), to learn in rich cultural environments while gaining a greater understanding of global situations and processes Direct questions to gieu@umich.edu.

Michigan Apprentice
Application Deadline Nov 6
Dream jobs—alumni have them. And we can hook you up through Michigan Apprentice, a free one-day shadowing opportunity with high-profile alumni. The Alumni Association will help you prepare for your next stage in life even before you graduate. Here’s your chance for an unforgettable career and personal development experience with top-notch Michigan alumni. If you’re a junior or senior you could be selected for an all-expenses-paid one-day internship. For companies located in other regions, travel and two nights of hotel expenses will be paid by the Alumni Association.

Curriculum Options within Psychology
Thursday, Nov 6
7-8:30pm
4448 East Hall
Are you a Psychology Major? Not sure what to do now? Join us for a forum on the Psychology Curriculum “Clusters” & how you can make your path in psychology your own! Light refreshments will be provided

ONSP Mentorship Program Information Session
Thursday, Nov 6
5:30pm
Michigan Union, Pond Room
Now is your chance to make a difference in the lives of  incoming students during the Fall 2008 semester! Join us at one of the upcoming Mass Meetings or stop by the Mentorship office (1100 LS&A) to talk to a Communication Coordinator and learn more about becoming a Peer Mentor.

Saturday

Careers for the Public Good
Saturday, November 8, 2008
12:00pm to 5:00pm
Dana Building, First Floor Commons
(between the Chem building and West Hall on the diag)
This half-day event features recent UM alumni who are returning to campus to talk about their experience working for the public good. The program is intended for students who have been active on and off campus in various social justice issues and organizations to see that they can continue their commitments to social justice in their careers after college. The fields we will focus on are: Government and Politics; Community Development and Education; Energy, Environment, and Technology; Health, Medicine, and the Sciences; Arts and the Media. Lunch will be provided. For more information, contact Brittany Marino barino@umich.edu


UPCOMING EVENTS
Genetic Counseling Immersion Excursion
Friday, November 21  
12:30-3:30 pm
Deadline for application Nov 10th
Do you love science and working with people, but don?t want to be a doctor?  Do you have a particular interest in the field of genetics? Do you find yourself drawn to counseling and helping roles?  Do you enjoy to helping others understand science?  If so, then join us for a unique opportunity to gain insights into the field of genetic counseling.Registration is open to interested sophomores, juniors and seniors from all majors. There is limited space available, so please apply quickly!   If you have any questions, please e-mail Paula Wishart at pwishart@umich.edu or Kevin Johnson at kevklwj@umich.edu. Sponsored by the Career Center.

Organizational Studies Information Night
Tuesday, November 11
5:00-6:30 pm
269 Dennison Building
Students considering the Organizational Studies 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.

Roads Less Traveled: Graduate School Opportunities for Science Students
Wednesday, November 12
6-7:30 PM
2165 USB (Science Learning Center satellite location)
Sure you can pursue the "ordinary" health careers after you graduate from the U of M - dentistry, medicine, pharmacy, veterinary medicine, etc. - but why be ordinary? There are many other careers in the expanding science and health industries. Find out about the graduate and professional programs from panelists in fields like Forensic Science, Public Health, Biomedical Science, and Natural Resources. Panelists will discuss admissions requirements, program highlights, and career opportunities. You can register for this workshop online. Select “Upcoming Workshops” and then scroll down and click on “Roads Less Traveled: Graduate School Opportunities for Science Students.


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)

Pre-Health 101
A basic information group session for students thinking of applying to a health or healthcare related graduate or professional program.

Sophomore Connection (all events are on Tuesdays, from 5:30-7:00 p.m.)
http://sitemaker.umich.edu/sophomoreconnection/home

Visiting Advisors to the Newnan LSA Advising Center
Please call 764-0332 to schedule an appointment with one of these advisors in 1255 Angell Hall

Cross Campus Transfer (to LSA) Group Information Sessions
All Sessions are 4-5pm in G239 Angell
Thursday, November 13
Monday, November 24
Wednesday, December 3
Monday, December 15

Tau Beta Pi (Engineering Honor Society) Free Tutoring!! http://www.eecs.umich.edu/~tbp/
Every Sunday 4-6pm
Mojo (Jordan Lounge), South Quad (IRC 9th floor), and Bursley (Main lobby)--pick any one!
Math (100‐200 level), Physics (100‐200 level), Chem 130; usually all subjects at the same time, but if there is an upcoming exam, the tutoring session for the week will focus on:
11/9 Math
11/16 Physics Math Chemistry

BBA Application Information Sessions
In-person, accurate information about the BBA Program and the admissions process. Register online
Wednesday, November 5th: 4-5 pm
Friday, November 7th: 4-5 pm

 

Posted by yunecs at 12:00 PM

October 24, 2008

Week of October 27, 2008

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The late drop/add deadline is Friday, November 7th!! Are you considering dropping a class (or trying to drop a minicourse)? Read this week's Advising Tip.

The Course Guide for Winter 2009 will go live on Friday, October 31. Your backpack will not go live until Monday November 10. On Nov 10, you can check Wolverine Access for your registration appointment time (which will be between Nov 20-Dec 9 based on your accumulated credits) and start backpacking classes.

Also, look for upcoming deadlines in
Scholarships and Awards, and Internships, Job, and Leadership Opportunities

UPCOMING EVENTS: Introduction to Informatics, Michigan Apprentice, Careers for the Public Good, Organizational Studies Information Night...

ONGOING EVENTS: Pre-Health Quick Questions, PreHealth 101, Pre-Law Personal Statements, Sophomore Connection, Visiting (Non-LSA) Advisors in Angell, Cross Campus Transfer information sessions, Tau Beta Pi free tutoring, BBA Information Sessions.


THIS WEEK'S EVENTS

Monday

 

Peace Corps - Fall General Informational Meetings
Monday, Oct 27
7:30-9pm
The U-M Peace Corps office sponsors events in the Ann Arbor area where you can speak with a Peace Corps recruiter and former Peace Corps volunteers to learn about their experiences first hand.

Tuesday

The Sophomore Connection: What You Need to Know About Study Abroad
Tuesday Oct 28
5-7pm
3222 Angell Hall
Sophomore year is the perfect time to think about study abroad, either for the summer or for junior year. Advisors and students will answer your questions about going abroad through the Office of International Programs (OIP) or through a non-UM program, in-residence and transfer credit, financial aid, and timelines for planning. Find out why students say that their semester or year abroad was the best part of their undergraduate education!

Wednesday

Pre-Law: A Perfect Personal Statement: How to be Iinvited into a Law School Community
Wednesday, Oct 29
3-4:30pm
RSVP with specific date to Joe Henderson at jrhend@umich.edu

 

Psychology Concentration Fair
Wednesday, October 29, 2008
11:30am - 2:30pm
East Hall Atrium
Come learn more about the Psychology Department; Everyone is welcome! Find all the answers you need in one place! Refreshments will be served!
Please e-mail psych.saa@umich.edu with any questions!

  • Student Groups
  • Honors
  • Advising
  • Research in the Psychology Department
  • Study Abroad
  • LSA Advising
  • Professional Graduate Schools at UM & Career Center
Thursday

International Environmental Careers
Thursday, October 30
6:00–7:30 PM
1040 Dana
This panel will feature international environmental professionals from organizations who will share their stories about their career paths, provide career advice and highlight opportunities to get started in an international environmental career.

 

Information Session for the Economics Major
Thursday Oct 30
4-6 PM
140 Lorch
The Economics Department invites you to learn about the requirements and opportunities in our major.  This group presentation will give you the opportunity to ask a concentration advisor questions and to learn about MES, our undergraduate student organization.

Friday

Semester in Detroit
Now an official UM academic program. Application deadline extended to 10/31/08 Inaugural class begins January 2009.
Live in the heart of one of America’s most important cities; Choose from a dynamic curriculum – urban planning, urban studies, Detroit history, art and humanities; Gain valuable experience through a 16-hour per week internship with a Detroit community or cultural arts organization; Immerse and change yourself through this real-world learning experience AND contribute to the Detroit renaissance. Students who complete the Semester in Detroit experience AND take one more course will earn a LSA minor in Urban Community Studies. Rolling admissions process, so don’t wait to apply. Applications (found online) accepted until October 31, 2008. Any questions? Contact Semester in Detroit Associate Director, Craig Regester (regester@umich.edu) or 313-505-5185.


UPCOMING EVENTS

Introduction to Informatics
1250 Undergraduate Science Building
Thursday, November 6th
6:00-7:00 PM
Introduction to Informatics will give you a chance to learn more about this new interdisciplinary concentration and the field of Informatics. You will have the opportunity to talk learn more about and be able to ask questions about each of the four tracks of study, academic planning, and  internship and career opportunities in Informatics.Please RSVP to informatics@umich.edu.

Michigan Apprentice
Application Deadline Nov 6
Dream jobs—alumni have them. And we can hook you up through Michigan Apprentice, a free one-day shadowing opportunity with high-profile alumni. The Alumni Association will help you prepare for your next stage in life even before you graduate. Here’s your chance for an unforgettable career and personal development experience with top-notch Michigan alumni. If you’re a junior or senior you could be selected for an all-expenses-paid one-day internship. For companies located in other regions, travel and two nights of hotel expenses will be paid by the Alumni Association. http://alumni.umich.edu/jobs/career-information-for-students/michigan-apprentice-program

Careers for the Public Good
Saturday, November 8, 2008
12:00pm to 5:00pm
Dana Building, First Floor Commons
(between the Chem building and West Hall on the diag)
This half-day event features recent UM alumni who are returning to campus to talk about their experience working for the public good. The program is intended for students who have been active on and off campus in various social justice issues and organizations to see that they can continue their commitments to social justice in their careers after college. The fields we will focus on are: Government and Politics; Community Development and Education; Energy, Environment, and Technology; Health, Medicine, and the Sciences; Arts and the Media. Lunch will be provided. For more information, contact Brittany Marino barino@umich.edu

Organizational Studies Information Night  
Tuesday, November 11
5:00-6:30 pm
269 Dennison Building
Students considering the Organizational Studies 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.

Roads Less Traveled: Graduate School Opportunities for Science Students
Wednesday, November 12
6-7:30 PM
2165 USB (Science Learning Center satellite location)
Sure you can pursue the "ordinary" health careers after you graduate from the U of M - dentistry, medicine, pharmacy, veterinary medicine, etc. - but why be ordinary? There are many other careers in the expanding science and health industries. Find out about the graduate and professional programs from panelists in fields like Forensic Science, Public Health, Biomedical Science, and Natural Resources. Panelists will discuss admissions requirements, program highlights, and career opportunities. To register for this workshop, go to https://www-a1.lsa.umich.edu/lrc_conf/app/default.asp?confid=1 .
Select “Upcoming Workshops” and then scroll down and click on “Roads Less Traveled: Graduate School Opportunities for Science Students.


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)

Pre-Health 101
A basic information group session for students thinking of applying to a health or healthcare related graduate or professional program.

Pre-Law: A Perfect Personal Statement: How to be Iinvited into a Law School Community

RSVP with specific date to Joe Henderson at jrhend@umich.edu

Sophomore Connection (all events are on Tuesdays, from 5:30-7:00 p.m.)
http://sitemaker.umich.edu/sophomoreconnection/home

Visiting Advisors to the Newnan LSA Advising Center

Please call 764-0332 to schedule an appointment with one of these advisors in 1255 Angell Hall

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

Thursday, November 13
Monday, November 24
Wednesday, December 3
Monday, December 15

Tau Beta Pi (Engineering Honor Society) Free Tutoring!! http://www.eecs.umich.edu/~tbp/
Every Sunday 4-6pm
Mojo (Jordan Lounge), South Quad (IRC 9th floor), and Bursley (Main lobby)--pick any one!
Math (100‐200 level), Physics (100‐200 level), Chem 130; usually all subjects at the same time, but if there is an upcoming exam, the tutoring session for the week will focus on:

11/9 Math
11/16 Physics Math Chemistry

BBA Application Information Sessions
In-person, accurate information about the BBA Program and the admissions process. Register online

Wednesday, November 5th: 4-5 pm
Friday, November 7th: 4-5 pm

 

Posted by yunecs at 10:18 AM

October 17, 2008

Week of Oct 20, 2008

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The Newnan Academic Advising Center is now open until 7pm on Tuedays and Thursdays!! Call 764-0332 to make an appointment. MWF hours are 8am-5pm.

Thinking about Graduate School? Read this week's Advising Tip.

Also, look for upcoming deadlines in
Scholarships and Awards, and Internships, Job, and Leadership Opportunities

UPCOMING EVENTS: Psychology Concentration Fair, International Environmental Careers, Introduction to Informatics, Michigan Apprentice...

ONGOING EVENTS: Pre-Health Quick Questions, PreHealth 101, Pre-Law Personal Statements, Sophomore Connection, Visiting (Non-LSA) Advisors in Angell, Cross Campus Transfer information sessions, Tau Beta Pi free tutoring, BBA Information Sessions.


THIS WEEK'S EVENTS

Tuesday

 

Study Abroad in Melbourne
Tuesday Oct 21
3-4pm
Angell G228
A representative from The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia will meet with students who wish to study abroad at The University of Melbourne.  The Office of International Programs (OIP) works closely with the University of Melbourne to provide academic year and semester programs for UM Undergrads. 

Wednesday

School of Nursing Fall Open House
Wednesday, October 22, 2008
6-8:30 pm
School of Nursing (400 North Ingalls; near the med school and Angelo's)
All prospective students considering a Nursing undergraduate, master's, post-master's or PhD program are invited to attend the Fall Open House. Explore available opportunities, talk with professors and students, and discover the University of Michigan School of Nursing difference. A light dinner, refreshments and a tour of the School of Nursing building will be offered. This event is free for all attendees; family members and friends are welcome. Free parking is available. Bring a friend, bring a nursing colleague…all are welcome! RSVP online Please contact the School of Nursing Office of Student, Academic & Multicultural Services at (734) 763-5985 if you have additional questions.
  Teaching and Volunteering Abroad
Wednesday, October 22
7:00-8:00 PM
Michigan Union, Pond Room
Programs for teaching and volunteering abroad offer a vast range of opportunities in fields such as health, social work, natural resources and teaching English. Positions are available for undergraduate and graduate/professional students, as well as for those about to graduate. Find out about some well-established programs and follow up with their representatives (and others) at the International Opportunities Fair the following day. Part of the international careers speaker series http://www.careercenter.umich.edu/events/fairsevents/intlprogramsseries.html
Thursday Pre-Health 101
Thursday Oct 23
7-8pm
3222 Angell Hall
A basic information group session for students thinking of applying to a health or healthcare related graduate or professional program.
  International Opportunities Fair
Thursday, October 23
2pm–6pm
2nd Floor, Michigan Union
Don't miss the once-a-year INTERNATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES FAIR!   It features organizations that offer opportunities for internships, volunteering, teaching, and working abroad.  Some offer international career positions. http://www.careercenter.umich.edu/events/fairsevents/intlfair.html
  Undergraduate Teacher Education Information Night
Thursday, October 23, 5:30 - 7:00 pm
Whitney Auditorium, Room 1309, School of Education
The event will include pizza, presentations, and informal conversation.   You will have an opportunity to see the images and possibilities of teaching as shared by current students, alumni, and program coordinators; Explore ways to make teacher certification part of your University of Michigan experience; Learn about the application process; Sign up to have a one-on-one meeting with a School of Education advisor. 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 M-Teach Information Sessions, held several times a month in the School of Education.  For session dates, go to: www.soe.umich.edu/mteachinfo/ If you have further questions, please contact the Teacher Education Office at 734-615-1528 or te.program@umich.edu.
  Peace Corps and Your International Career
Thursday, October 23, 7:00-8:30 PM
Michigan Union, Parker Room
Find out from returned Peace Corps volunteers how Peace Corps can help prepare you for careers in international development, health or diplomacy. Part of the international careers speaker series http://www.careercenter.umich.edu/events/fairsevents/intlprogramsseries.html
  Pre-Law: A Perfect Personal Statement: How to be Iinvited into a Law School Community
Thursday, Oct 23
3-4:30pm
RSVP with specific date to Joe Henderson at jrhend@umich.edu
  BBA Degree Program Sessions
Thursday, October 23rd (Last one this year!!)
4-5 pm
Ross BBA Advisors will discuss the academic curriculum and the characteristics required for success in the BBA Program. Register online
Friday Alumni Association 30-Minute Mentors
Friday, Oct 24
9am-3:30pm
Alumni Center, 200 Fletcher St., next to the Michigan League
This could be the most important 30 minutes you spend on campus this fall. Reserve your 30-minute spots to connect with any of the 12 alumni mentors anytime before Friday. You can see what this semester’s 30-Minute Mentors have to offer by going to umalumni.com, and going under the “Networking” tab. Talk one-on-one with successful Michigan alumni in a variety of career fields. Mentor spots are available between 9 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. Sign up to meet with one of the alumni professionals for a 30 minute informational interview!! Refreshments and great advice provided. http://alumni.umich.edu/networking-tools/30-minute-mentors
  School of Social Work Prospective Student Day
Friday, Oct 24
3:30-4:30pm
1794 School of Social Work Building (Fauri Seminar Room)
We invite you learn more about the School by attending a prospective student information session. Admissions counselors will discuss program options, degree requirements, the application process, financial aid, and more. Time will also be available to ask questions. http://www.ssw.umich.edu/prospective/onCampus.html
  BBA Application Information Sessions
Friday, October 24th: 4-5 pm
In-person, accurate information about the BBA Program and the admissions process. Register online

UPCOMING EVENTS

Psychology Concentration Fair
Wednesday, October 29, 2008
11:30am - 2:30pm
East Hall Atrium
Come learn more about the Psychology Department; Everyone is welcome! Find all the answers you need in one place! Refreshments will be served!
Please e-mail psych.saa@umich.edu with any questions!

International Environmental Careers
Thursday, October 30, 6:00–7:30 PM
1040 Dana
This panel will feature international environmental professionals from organizations who will share their stories about their career paths, provide career advice and highlight opportunities to get started in an international environmental career. Part of the international careers speaker series http://www.careercenter.umich.edu/events/fairsevents/intlprogramsseries.html

Semester in Detroit
Now an official UM academic program. Application deadline extended to 10/31/08 Inaugural class begins January 2009.
Live in the heart of one of America’s most important cities; Choose from a dynamic curriculum – urban planning, urban studies, Detroit history, art and humanities; Gain valuable experience through a 16-hour per week internship with a Detroit community or cultural arts organization; Immerse and change yourself through this real-world learning experience AND contribute to the Detroit renaissance. Students who complete the Semester in Detroit experience AND take one more course will earn a LSA minor in Urban Community Studies. Rolling admissions process, so don’t wait to apply. Applications (found online) accepted until October 31, 2008. http://www.semesterindetroit.com/ Any questions? Contact Semester in Detroit Associate Director, Craig Regester (regester@umich.edu) or 313-505-5185.

Introduction to Informatics
1250 Undergraduate Science Building
Thursday, November 6th
6:00-7:00 PM
Introduction to Informatics will give you a chance to learn more about this new interdisciplinary concentration and the field of Informatics. You will have the opportunity to talk learn more about and be able to ask questions about each of the four tracks of study, academic planning, and  internship and career opportunities in Informatics.Please RSVP to informatics@umich.edu.

Michigan Apprentice
Application Deadline Nov 6
Dream jobs—alumni have them. And we can hook you up through Michigan Apprentice, a free one-day shadowing opportunity with high-profile alumni. The Alumni Association will help you prepare for your next stage in life even before you graduate. Here’s your chance for an unforgettable career and personal development experience with top-notch Michigan alumni. If you’re a junior or senior you could be selected for an all-expenses-paid one-day internship. For companies located in other regions, travel and two nights of hotel expenses will be paid by the Alumni Association. http://alumni.umich.edu/jobs/career-information-for-students/michigan-apprentice-program

Careers for the Public Good
Saturday, November 8, 2008
12:00pm to 5:00pm
Dana Building, First Floor Commons
(between the Chem building and West Hall on the diag)
This half-day event features recent UM alumni who are returning to campus to talk about their experience working for the public good. The program is intended for students who have been active on and off campus in various social justice issues and organizations to see that they can continue their commitments to social justice in their careers after college. The fields we will focus on are: Government and Politics; Community Development and Education; Energy, Environment, and Technology; Health, Medicine, and the Sciences; Arts and the Media. Lunch will be provided. For more information, contact Brittany Marino barino@umich.edu

Organizational Studies Information Night  
Tuesday, November 11
5:00-6:30 pm
269 Dennison Building
Students considering the Organizational Studies 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.

Roads Less Traveled: Graduate School Opportunities for Science Students
Wednesday, November 12
6-7:30 PM
2165 USB (Science Learning Center satellite location)
Sure you can pursue the "ordinary" health careers after you graduate from the U of M - dentistry, medicine, pharmacy, veterinary medicine, etc. - but why be ordinary? There are many other careers in the expanding science and health industries. Find out about the graduate and professional programs from panelists in fields like Forensic Science, Public Health, Biomedical Science, and Natural Resources. Panelists will discuss admissions requirements, program highlights, and career opportunities. To register for this workshop, go to https://www-a1.lsa.umich.edu/lrc_conf/app/default.asp?confid=1 .
Select “Upcoming Workshops” and then scroll down and click on “Roads Less Traveled: Graduate School Opportunities for Science Students.


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)

Pre-Health 101
A basic information group session for students thinking of applying to a health or healthcare related graduate or professional program.

Pre-Law: A Perfect Personal Statement: How to be Iinvited into a Law School Community

RSVP with specific date to Joe Henderson at jrhend@umich.edu

Sophomore Connection (all events are on Tuesdays, from 5:30-7:00 p.m.)
http://sitemaker.umich.edu/sophomoreconnection/home

Visiting Advisors to the Newnan LSA Advising Center

Please call 764-0332 to schedule an appointment with one of these advisors in 1255 Angell Hall

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

Wednesday, October 22
Thursday, November 13
Monday, November 24
Wednesday, December 3
Monday, December 15

Tau Beta Pi (Engineering Honor Society) Free Tutoring!! http://www.eecs.umich.edu/~tbp/
Every Sunday 4-6pm
Mojo (Jordan Lounge), South Quad (IRC 9th floor), and Bursley (Main lobby)--pick any one!
Math (100‐200 level), Physics (100‐200 level), Chem 130; usually all subjects at the same time, but if there is an upcoming exam, the tutoring session for the week will focus on:

10/25 Physics
11/9 Math
11/16 Physics Math Chemistry

BBA Application Information Sessions
In-person, accurate information about the BBA Program and the admissions process. Register online

Friday, October 24th: 4-5 pm
Wednesday, November 5th: 4-5 pm
Friday, November 7th: 4-5 pm

BBA Degree Program Sessions
Ross BBA Advisors will discuss the academic curriculum and the characteristics required for success in the BBA Program. Register online

Degree Session Dates and Times:
Thursday, October 23rd: 4-5 pm

Posted by yunecs at 09:30 AM

October 09, 2008

Week of October 13, 2008

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The Newnan Academic Advising Center is now open until 7pm on Tuedays and Thursdays!! Call 764-0332 to make an appointment. MWF hours are 8am-5pm.

If you'd like to meet with a Peer Advisor, the PAAO (Peer Academic Advising Office; in G150 Angell) is also now open from 11pm-5pm M - F. No appointments necessary!

Thinking about Graduate School? Read this week's Advising Tip.

Also, look for upcoming deadlines in
Scholarships and Awards, and Internships, Job, and Leadership Opportunities

UPCOMING EVENTS: International Opportunities Fair, Undergraduate Teacher Education Information Night, School of Nursing Fall Open House, International Opportunities Fair

ONGOING EVENTS: Pre-Health Quick Questions, PreHealth 101, Pre-Law Personal Statements, Sophomore Connection, Visiting (Non-LSA) Advisors in Angell, Cross Campus Transfer information sessions, Tau Beta Pi free tutoring, BBA Information Sessions.


THIS WEEK'S EVENTS

Pre-Law: A Perfect Personal Statement: How to be Invited into a Law School Community
Monday, Oct 13
12-1pm
RSVP to Joe Henderson (Newnan Advising Center pre-Law advisor) at jrhend@umich.edu

Graduate School Information Fair
Tuesday Oct 14
4-7pm
Michigan Union
Over 100 schools/programs from across the country are registered to attend. The Fair is a great way to explore graduate school options, collect application materials and meet with admissions representatives. A list of participating schools/programs is available on the fair website: http://www.careercenter.umich.edu/events/fairsevents/gradfair.html

Pre-Health Planning (part of Sophomore Connection series http://sitemaker.umich.edu/sophomoreconnection/home)
Tuesday, Oct 14
5:30-7 p.m.
3222 Angell Hall
Are you interested in medicine, dentistry, pharmacy, veterinary science, physical therapy, or other health sciences? Come talk with pre-health advisors about the academic and patient-care experiences needed to be a competitive applicant, how to tell if the health sciences are a good fit for you, and recent changes to the application process. Bring your questions! Cosponsored by the Career Center and LSA Student Government.

Pharmacy at Michigan
Wednesday, October 15
7-9:30 pm
Career Center Program Room (3rd floor Student Activites Building)
Did you know that: Pharmacy is the most trusted health care profession?Pharmacists don’t count pills. They are medication specialists and use clinical expertise? Pharmacists can work in specialized hospital units, clinics, nursing homes, home care services, drug industries, government agencies and community pharmacies?  Find out more about the career and curriculum of pharmacy from current University of Michigan College of Pharmacy students!

BBA Application Information Session
Thursday, October 16th
4:30-5:30 pm
In-person, accurate information about the BBA Program and the admissions process. You must Register online!

Connect with Social Computing: Program in Informatics Information Session
Palmer Commons, Forum Hall
Saturday, October 18th
1:00-3:30 PM
Here's a chance to learn more about the Social Computing track within the Informatics concentration, which focuses on building, evaluating, and refining new and emerging social software applications. You will also learn more about and be able to ask questions about the field of information and informatics, academic planning for the Social Computing track, and internship and career opportunities in Social Computing. Please RSVP to informatics@umich.edu.

School of Public Health Prospective Student Day
Saturday October 18
8am-2pm
School of Public Health
Join us for the annual School of Public Health Information Day -- It is a great opportunity for you to learn more about the school and public health as a career. The day is planned to give you a chance to meet and ask questions of the school's faculty, students, and staff. Please register online if you would like to attend. Questions? Contact Elena at sph.inquiries@umich.edu or 734.764.9554.


UPCOMING EVENTS

International Opportunities Fair
Thursday, October 23
2pm–6pm
2nd Floor, Michigan Union
Connect with program representatives and employers to explore internship/work abroad programs, volunteer programs, job and internship opportunities and graduate school options. http://www.careercenter.umich.edu/events/fairsevents/intlfair.html

Undergraduate Teacher Education Information Night
Thursday, October 23, 5:30 - 7:00 pm
Whitney Auditorium, Room 1309, School of Education
The event will include pizza, presentations, and informal conversation.   You will have an opportunity to see the images and possibilities of teaching as shared by current students, alumni, and program coordinators; Explore ways to make teacher certification part of your University of Michigan experience; Learn about the application process; Sign up to have a one-on-one meeting with a School of Education advisor. 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 M-Teach Information Sessions, held several times a month in the School of Education.  For session dates, go to: www.soe.umich.edu/mteachinfo/ If you have further questions, please contact the Teacher Education Office at 734-615-1528 or te.program@umich.edu.

School of Nursing Fall Open House
Wednesday, October 22, 2008
6-8:30 pm
School of Nursing (400 North Ingalls; near the med school and Angelo's)
All prospective students considering a Nursing undergraduate, master's, post-master's or PhD program are invited to attend the Fall Open House. Explore available opportunities, talk with professors and students, and discover the University of Michigan School of Nursing difference. A light dinner, refreshments and a tour of the School of Nursing building will be offered. This event is free for all attendees; family members and friends are welcome. Free parking is available. Bring a friend, bring a nursing colleague…all are welcome! RSVP online Please contact the School of Nursing Office of Student, Academic & Multicultural Services at (734) 763-5985 if you have additional questions.

Careers in International Health & Humanitarian Relief
Wednesday, October 22
5:00-6:30 PM
Michigan Union, Kuenzel Room
Staff members from organizations and U-M faculty members involved in various aspects of international health and humanitarian relief will share the paths they took to reach their current positions, as well as discuss the key elements to preparing for a successful career in international health. Part of the international careers speaker series http://www.careercenter.umich.edu/events/fairsevents/intlprogramsseries.html

Teaching and Volunteering Abroad
Wednesday, October 22
7:00-8:00 PM
Michigan Union, Pond Room
Programs for teaching and volunteering abroad offer a vast range of opportunities in fields such as health, social work, natural resources and teaching English. Positions are available for undergraduate and graduate/professional students, as well as for those about to graduate. Find out about some well-established programs and follow up with their representatives (and others) at the International Opportunities Fair the following day. Part of the international careers speaker series http://www.careercenter.umich.edu/events/fairsevents/intlprogramsseries.html

International Opportunities Fair
Thursday Oct. 23
2:00-6:00 PM
Michigan Union, Ballroom
The International Opportunities Fair is a great way to connect with international organizations right here on campus! We're anticipating more than 50 organizations offering something for everyone:Explore opportunities for work, internships and volunteering abroad; Explore international graduate programs; Build networks for the future; Learn more about exciting international careers. Click here for list of participating organizations.

Peace Corps and Your International Career
Thursday, October 23, 7:00-8:30 PM
Michigan Union, Parker Room
Find out from returned Peace Corps volunteers how Peace Corps can help prepare you for careers in international development, health or diplomacy. Part of the international careers speaker series http://www.careercenter.umich.edu/events/fairsevents/intlprogramsseries.html

Alumni Association 30-Minute Mentors
Friday, Oct 24
9am-3:30pm
This could be the most important 30 minutes you spend on campus this fall. Talk one-on-one with successful Michigan alumni in a variety of career fields. Mentor spots are available between 9 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. and all sessions will be at the Alumni Center, 200 Fletcher St., next to the Michigan League. Sign up to meet with one of the alumni professionals for a 30 minute informational interview!! Refreshments and great advice provided. http://alumni.umich.edu/networking-tools/30-minute-mentors

International Environmental Careers
Thursday, October 30, 6:00–7:30 PM
1040 Dana
This panel will feature international environmental professionals from organizations who will share their stories about their career paths, provide career advice and highlight opportunities to get started in an international environmental career. Part of the international careers speaker series http://www.careercenter.umich.edu/events/fairsevents/intlprogramsseries.html

Semester in Detroit
Now an official UM academic program. Application deadline extended to 10/31/08 Inaugural class begins January 2009. 
Live in the heart of one of America’s most important cities; Choose from a dynamic curriculum – urban planning, urban studies, Detroit history, art and humanities; Gain valuable experience through a 16-hour per week internship with a Detroit community or cultural arts organization; Immerse and change yourself through this real-world learning experience AND contribute to the Detroit renaissance.  Students who complete the Semester in Detroit experience AND take one more course will earn a LSA minor in Urban Community Studies. Rolling admissions process, so don’t wait to apply.  Applications (found online) accepted until October 31, 2008.   http://www.semesterindetroit.com/ Any questions?  Contact Semester in Detroit Associate Director, Craig Regester (regester@umich.edu) or 313-505-5185.

Introduction to Informatics
1250 Undergraduate Science Building
Thursday, November 6th
6:00-7:00 PM
Introduction to Informatics will give you a chance to learn more about this new interdisciplinary concentration and the field of Informatics. You will have the opportunity to talk learn more about and be able to ask questions about each of the four tracks of study, academic planning, and  internship and career opportunities in Informatics.Please RSVP to informatics@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)

Pre-Health 101
A basic information group session for students thinking of applying to a health or healthcare related graduate or professional program.

Pre-Law: A Perfect Personal Statement: How to be Iinvited into a Law School Community

RSVP with specific date to Joe Henderson at jrhend@umich.edu

Sophomore Connection (all events are on Tuesdays, from 5:30-7:00 p.m.)
http://sitemaker.umich.edu/sophomoreconnection/home

Visiting Advisors to the Newnan LSA Advising Center

Please call 764-0332 to schedule an appointment with one of these advisors in 1255 Angell Hall

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

Wednesday, October 22
Thursday, November 13
Monday, November 24
Wednesday, December 3
Monday, December 15

Tau Beta Pi (Engineering Honor Society) Free Tutoring!! http://www.eecs.umich.edu/~tbp/
Every Sunday 4-6pm
Mojo (Jordan Lounge), South Quad (IRC 9th floor), and Bursley (Main lobby)--pick any one!
Math (100‐200 level), Physics (100‐200 level), Chem 130; usually all subjects at the same time, but if there is an upcoming exam, the tutoring session for the week will focus on:

10/12 Math Chemistry
10/25 Physics
11/9 Math
11/16 Physics Math Chemistry

BBA Application Information Sessions
In-person, accurate information about the BBA Program and the admissions process. Register online

Thursday, October 16th: 4:30-5:30 pm
Friday, October 24th: 4-5 pm
Wednesday, November 5th: 4-5 pm
Friday, November 7th: 4-5 pm

BBA Degree Program Sessions
Ross BBA Advisors will discuss the academic curriculum and the characteristics required for success in the BBA Program. Register online

Degree Session Dates and Times:
Thursday, October 23rd: 4-5 pm
Monday, November 3rd: 4-5 pm
Tuesday, November 4th: 4-5 pm
Thursday, November 6th: 4-5 pm

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October 03, 2008

Week of Oct 6, 2008

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The Newnan Academic Advising Center is now open until 7pm on Tuedays and Thursdays!! Call 764-0332 to make an appointment. MWF hours are 8am-5pm.

If you'd like to meet with a Peer Advisor, the PAAO (Peer Academic Advising Office; in G150 Angell) is also now open from 11pm-5pm M - F. No appointments necessary!

Also, look for upcoming deadlines in
Scholarships and Awards, and Internships, Job, and Leadership Opportunities

UPCOMING EVENTS: Pre-Law: A Perfect Personal Statement, Pre-Health Planning, Graduate School Info Fair, International Opportunities Fair,

ONGOING EVENTS: Pre-Health Quick Questions, PreHealth 101, Pre-Law Personal Statements, Sophomore Connection, Visiting (Non-LSA) Advisors in Angell, Cross Campus Transfer information sessions, Tau Beta Pi free tutoring, BBA Information Sessions.


THIS WEEK'S EVENTS

School of Public Policy Information Session
Monday, Oct 6
6-7pm
1120 Weill Hall (Betty Ford classroom)
You are invited to attend an informational session about the BA program at the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy.  We will present an overview of the program and have time for questions.  If you are interested in this program, we hope that you will join us.  If you have questions, please call 734-764-0453 or email fspp-admissions@umich.edu.

An Insider's Guide to Law School Admissions
Tuesday, Oct 7
7-8:30pm
100 Hutchins Hall (Law School)
University of Chicago, University of Michgian and University of Pennsylvania Admissions Deans and audiene review three applications and select the best candidate for admission.

Careers for Foreign Language Concentrators
Tuesday, Oct 7
7pm
MLB 2011
A panel presentation for students who want to learn more about how to apply their language skills to a wide variety of opportunities.  There will be time for questions. Panelists include:
Rachael Criso (Romance Languages—French)
Jacquelyn Bradford (United States Peace Corps)
William Nolting (International Center—Overseas Opportunities Office)
Sally Schueneman (Career Center)
Kalli Federhofer (German)
Raji Rammuny (Near Eastern Studies)
Laura Grande (Asian Languages)
Sponsored by Language Resource Center, the Career Center and the Overseas Opportunities Office, and LSA Academic Advising

What You Need to Know About Scholarships (part of Sophomore Connection series http://sitemaker.umich.edu/sophomoreconnection/home)
Tuesday, Oct 7
5:30-7:00 p.m.
G239/243 Angell Hall
Representatives from the Honors College and LSA Scholarships Office will discuss competitive scholarships you can apply for as a junior or senior and answer your questions about resources and databases for scholarships.Cosponsored by the Honors College, the LSA Scholarships Office and LSA Student Government.

Funding for Internships and Research Abroad
Tuesday, Oct 7
12-1pm
1120 Weill Hall
This panel will cover funding options for overseas internships and research opportunities, for both undergraduate and graduate/professional students. Representatives of several U-M funding offices will provide information, and you will be able to meet with them individually. http://www.careercenter.umich.edu/events/fairsevents/icp.html Sponsored by The Career Center, College of Engineering, Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy, Germanic Languages and Literature, International Center, International Institute, School of Information, School of Natural Resources & Environment, School of Public Health, School of Social Work.

Pre-Health 101
Wednesday, Oct 8
2-3pm
3222 Angell Hall
A basic information group session for students thinking of applying to a health or healthcare related graduate or professional program. Sponsored by LSA Academic Advising.

Study Abroad on Non-Michigan Programs
Thursday, Oct 9
4-5pm in G239 Angell Hall
LSA Academic Advisors will cover application procedures, how credit works, financial aid, and more.

National Depression Screening Day
Friday, October 10
9am-5pm
Psychological Clinic (East Hall, Suite 246)
Easiest access is from Church Street, between the Math and Psychology atrium entrances - the door to the Clinic is clearly marked)
The University of Michigan Psychological Clinic (www.psychclinic.org) will offer free, confidential mental health screenings for depression, bipolar disorder, generalized anxiety disorder, and post-traumatic stress disorder to all interested members of the community. Individuals will have the opportunity to complete a written screening questionnaire, and talk privately for 30 minutes with a mental health professional regarding screening results. Those who may need further help will be provided referrals to local mental health care providers.


UPCOMING EVENTS

Pre-Law: A Perfect Personal Statement: How to be Iinvited into a Law School Community
Monday, Oct 13, 12-1pm
RSVP to Joe Henderson (Newnan Advising Center pre-Law advisor) at jrhend@umich.edu

Pre-Health Planning (part of Sophomore Connection series http://sitemaker.umich.edu/sophomoreconnection/home)
Tuesday, Oct 14
5:30-7 p.m.
3222 Angell Hall
Are you interested in medicine, dentistry, pharmacy, veterinary science, physical therapy, or other health sciences? Come talk with pre-health advisors about the academic and patient-care experiences needed to be a competitive applicant, how to tell if the health sciences are a good fit for you, and recent changes to the application process. Bring your questions! Cosponsored by the Career Center and LSA Student Government.

Graduate School Information Fair
Tuesday, Oct 14
4-7pm
Michigan Union
The Graduate School Information Fair is a great way to connect with a large number of graduate schools right here on campus! Typically, 100+ schools and 350 students participate in the event. Sponsored by the Career Center http://www.careercenter.umich.edu/events/fairsevents/gradfair.html.

School of Public Health Prospective Student Day
Saturday October 18
8am-2pm
School of Public Health
Join us for the annual School of Public Health Information Day -- It is a great opportunity for you to learn more about the school and public health as a career. The day is planned to give you a chance to meet and ask questions of the school's faculty, students, and staff. Please register online if you would like to attend. Questions? Contact Elena at sph.inquiries@umich.edu or 734.764.9554.

International Opportunities Fair
Thursday, October 23
2pm–6pm
2nd Floor, Michigan Union
Connect with program representatives and employers to explore internship/work abroad programs, volunteer programs, job and internship opportunities and graduate school options. http://www.careercenter.umich.edu/events/fairsevents/intlfair.html

Alumni Association 30-Minute Mentors
Friday, Oct 24
9am-3:30pm
This could be the most important 30 minutes you spend on campus this fall. Talk one-on-one with successful Michigan alumni in a variety of career fields. Mentor spots are available between 9 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. and all sessions will be at the Alumni Center, 200 Fletcher St., next to the Michigan League. Refreshments and great advice provided.


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)

Pre-Health 101
A basic information group session for students thinking of applying to a health or healthcare related graduate or professional program.

Pre-Law: A Perfect Personal Statement: How to be Iinvited into a Law School Community

RSVP with specific date to Joe Henderson at jrhend@umich.edu

Sophomore Connection (all events are on Tuesdays, from 5:30-7:00 p.m.)
http://sitemaker.umich.edu/sophomoreconnection/home

Visiting Advisors to the Newnan LSA Advising Center

Please call 764-0332 to schedule an appointment with one of these advisors in 1255 Angell Hall

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

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

Tau Beta Pi (Engineering Honor Society) Free Tutoring!! http://www.eecs.umich.edu/~tbp/
Every Sunday 4-6pm
Mojo (Jordan Lounge), South Quad (IRC 9th floor), and Bursley (Main lobby)--pick any one!
Math (100‐200 level), Physics (100‐200 level), Chem 130; usually all subjects at the same time, but if there is an upcoming exam, the tutoring session for the week will focus on:

9/28 Physics
10/5 Math
10/12 Math Chemistry
10/25 Physics
11/9 Math
11/16 Physics Math Chemistry

BBA Application Information Sessions
In-person, accurate information about the BBA Program and the admissions process. Register online

Tuesday, October 7th: 4:30-5:30 pm
Thursday, October 16th: 4:30-5:30 pm
Friday, October 24th: 4-5 pm
Wednesday, November 5th: 4-5 pm
Friday, November 7th: 4-5 pm

BBA Degree Program Sessions
Ross BBA Advisors will discuss the academic curriculum and the characteristics required for success in the BBA Program. Register online

Degree Session Dates and Times:
Monday, October 6th: 4-5 pm
Wednesday, October 8th: 4-5 pm
Thursday, October 23rd: 4-5 pm
Monday, November 3rd: 4-5 pm
Tuesday, November 4th: 4-5 pm
Thursday, November 6th: 4-5 pm

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