October 09, 2008
Week of October 13, 2008
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
RSVP to Joe Henderson (Newnan Advising Center pre-Law advisor) at email@example.com
Graduate School Information Fair
Tuesday Oct 14
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
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
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
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
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
School of Public Health Prospective Student Day
Saturday October 18
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 email@example.com or 734.764.9554.
International Opportunities Fair
Thursday, October 23
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
School of Nursing Fall Open House
Wednesday, October 22, 2008
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
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
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
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
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
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 (email@example.com) or 313-505-5185.
Introduction to Informatics
1250 Undergraduate Science Building
Thursday, November 6th
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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)
- Thursday, October 23, 7 – 8 PM, 3222 Angell Hall
- Friday, November 14, 1 – 2 PM, 3222 Angell Hall
Pre-Law: A Perfect Personal Statement: How to be Iinvited into a Law School Community
- Monday, Oct 13, 12-1pm
- Thursday, Oct 23, 3-4:30pm
- Monday, Oct 29, 3-4:30pm
RSVP with specific date to Joe Henderson at email@example.com
Sophomore Connection (all events are on Tuesdays, from 5:30-7:00 p.m.)
- 10/14 Pre-Health Planning (3222 Angell Hall)
- 10/28 What You Need to Know About Study Abroad (3222 Angell Hall)
- 11/4 Choosing a Concentration (G239/243 Angell Hall)
- 11/11 If I Knew Then What I Know Now (About Preparing for Finals) (G239/243 Angell Hall)
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
- Architecture: Wednesdays 1:30-4:40pm (Meghan Lee-Hinkle)
- Computer Science: Mondays 2-4pm (Martin Strauss)
- Engineering: Tuesdays 8:30-11:30am (Gary DeGuzman)
- Health Science Scholars: Tuesdays 1-4pm (Joyce Sutton)
- Kinesiology: Wednesdays 1:30-4:30pm (Martha Reck)
- Music: Tuesdays 1-3pm (Charles Garrett), Thursdays 11:30-1:30 (Louise Stein)
- Pharmacy: Mondays 8:30-11:30am (Valener Perry)
- Public Policy: Wednesdays 10am-12pm (Beth Soboleski)
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
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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