October 24, 2008
Week of October 27, 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 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
Peace Corps - Fall General Informational Meetings
The Sophomore Connection: What You Need to Know About Study Abroad
Psychology Concentration Fair
International Environmental Careers
Information Session for the Economics Major
Semester in Detroit
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.
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 email@example.com
Organizational Studies Information Night
Tuesday, November 11
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
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.
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)
- 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 29, 3-4:30pm
RSVP with specific date to Joe Henderson at firstname.lastname@example.org
Sophomore Connection (all events are on Tuesdays, from 5:30-7:00 p.m.)
- 10/28 What You Need to Know About Study Abroad (3222 Angell Hall)
- 11/11 If I Knew Then What I Know Now (About Preparing for Finals) (G239/243 Angell Hall)
- 11/18 Choosing a Concentration (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
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:
11/16 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 October 24, 2008 10:18 AM