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November 26, 2008

Week of December 1, 2008

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The Advising Center will have WALK-IN ADVISING hours starting Monday Dec 1 through Friday December 5.
Come in without an appointment between 10am and 4pm!!

NEW!! SYNC Peer Advising...thinking about choosing a major or exploring career options? Meet with an Academic Peer Advisor and a Career Center Peer Advisor at the same time!! SYNC appointments are held on Wednesdays from 12-3pm in the PAAO office (G150 Angell). Call 764-7460 for an appointment.

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

UPCOMING EVENTS: LSA Academic Advising Consulting Group

ONGOING EVENTS: Pre-Health Quick Questions, Visiting (Non-LSA) Advisors in Angell, Cross Campus Transfer information sessions, Tau Beta Pi free tutoring


THIS WEEK'S EVENTS

   
Monday School of Public Policy Visitation Day (Masters Program)
Monday, December 1st
Meet with Admissions Staff and attend various Public Policy classes! We are able to accommodate twenty students for each visitation day, please register online.
Tuesday
Peace Corps Informational Meetings
Tuesday, Dec 2
7pm
International Center (adjacent to Michigan Union)
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.
 

UPCOMING EVENTS

School of Nursing Information Session
Friday, December 12
To provide prospective students with program, prerequisite & admission information, the School of Nursing Office of Student, Academic & Multicultural Services (OSAMS) regularly hosts Information Sessions School of Nursing Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) Sophomore Transfer program. Please sign up here. Once the RSVP form is submitted, you will receive a confirmation e-mail with session information & directions to the School of Nursing. 

LSA Academic Advising Consulting Group
Application Deadline December 15

Do you want to make a difference?
Are you a creative thinker who cares about your undergraduate experience in LSA?
Do you want to help the Newnan LSA Academic Advising Center improve our services to all LSA undergraduates?
If so, apply to serve on the LSA Academic Advising Consulting Group! The purpose of the LSA Academic Advising Consulting Group is for currently enrolled mainstream (not in Honors, RC, CSP) LSA students to participate in ongoing conversations about how the Newnan LSA Academic Advising Center can create better academic advising partnerships with undergraduates. As a student consultant, you would provide advice and feedback on pressing advising concerns, new initiatives, and emergent issues. The Consulting Group’s recommendations will help influence the Newnan Center’s goals, services, and overall effectiveness. For more information and on-line application, see https://sitemaker.umich.edu/saa.advgconsultgrp/home. Questions? Email Jean Leverich at leverich@umich.edu.

Organizational Studies Information Night
Tuesday, January 8, 2008
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Location TBD
Organizational Studies program faculty, staff, and students will discuss the curriculum requirements, pre-requisites for application and application process, and other opportunities offered in the OS program.


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)

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, December 3
Monday, December 15

Considering transferring to LSA? Come to this information session to find out about degree and transfer requirements. This session is a mandatory part of the cross-campus transfer process. Once you've attended you can make an appointment with an LSA advisor to discuss your individual situation and complete the transfer paperwork if you are eligible to transfer.

German Language Tables!
South Quad Dining Hall Tuesdays 6-7pm
Bursley Dining Hall Thursdays 5:45-6:45pm

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.

Posted by yunecs at 09:50 AM

November 21, 2008

Week of November 24, 2008

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The Advising Center will have WALK-IN ADVISING hours starting Monday November 24 through Friday December 5.
Come in without an appointment between 10am and 4pm!! (We are closed on the Thursday the 27th and Friday the 28th for Thanksgiving)

NEW!! SYNC Peer Advising...thinking about choosing a major or exploring career options? Meet with an Academic Peer Advisor and a Career Center Peer Advisor at the same time!! SYNC appointments are held on Wednesdays from 12-3pm in the PAAO office (G150 Angell). Call 764-7460 for an appointment.

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

UPCOMING EVENTS: LSA Academic Advising Consulting Group

ONGOING EVENTS: Pre-Health Quick Questions, Visiting (Non-LSA) Advisors in Angell, Cross Campus Transfer information sessions, Tau Beta Pi free tutoring


THIS WEEK'S EVENTS


Monday

Michigan Apprentice
Deadline for application Nov 24. Interviews and decisions to be done in late November, with apprenticeships in December and January.
For more information please see the Alumni Center's website.
Apprenticeships with:

  • Douglas M. McCracken Jr.,Senior Global Brand Manager, Activision Blizzard
  • Jerry May, Vice President for Development, U-M Ann Arbor
  • Bill Wenzell, Development Officer, Focus: HOPE, Detroit, Michigan
  • Jared N. Page–Washington, DC, Lobbyist
  • Eric Braate WDIV, Channel 4 – Detroit Meterologist
  • Jeremy Steinberg Vice President, Digital Sales and Business Development at FOX News Channel/FOX Business Network–New York
  • Paul Saginaw, Co-Owner and Founding Partner of Zingerman's
 

School of Public Policy Visitation Day (Masters Program)
Monday, November 24th (and another one Monday, December 1st)
Meet with Admissions Staff and attend various Public Policy classes! We are able to accommodate twenty students for each visitation day, please register online.

Tuesday

School of Social Work Prospective Student Information Session
Tuesday, November 25
3:30-4:30pm
1794 SSWB (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.


UPCOMING EVENTS

LSA Academic Advising Consulting Group
Application Deadline December 15

Do you want to make a difference?
Are you a creative thinker who cares about your undergraduate experience in LSA?
Do you want to help the Newnan LSA Academic Advising Center improve our services to all LSA undergraduates?
If so, apply to serve on the LSA Academic Advising Consulting Group! The purpose of the LSA Academic Advising Consulting Group is for currently enrolled mainstream (not in Honors, RC, CSP) LSA students to participate in ongoing conversations about how the Newnan LSA Academic Advising Center can create better academic advising partnerships with undergraduates. As a student consultant, you would provide advice and feedback on pressing advising concerns, new initiatives, and emergent issues. The Consulting Group’s recommendations will help influence the Newnan Center’s goals, services, and overall effectiveness. For more information and on-line application, see https://sitemaker.umich.edu/saa.advgconsultgrp/home. Questions? Email Jean Leverich at leverich@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)

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, November 24
Wednesday, December 3
Monday, December 15

Considering transferring to LSA? Come to this information session to find out about degree and transfer requirements. This session is a mandatory part of the cross-campus transfer process. Once you've attended you can make an appointment with an LSA advisor to discuss your individual situation and complete the transfer paperwork if you are eligible to transfer.

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.

Posted by yunecs at 09:32 AM

November 14, 2008

Week of November 17, 2008

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The Advising Center will have WALK-IN ADVISING hours starting Monday November 17 through Friday December 5.
Come in without an appointment between 10am and 4pm!!

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

UPCOMING EVENTS: Michigan Apprentice, School of Social Work Prospective Student Information Session

ONGOING EVENTS: Pre-Health Quick Questions, Visiting (Non-LSA) Advisors in Angell, Cross Campus Transfer information sessions, Tau Beta Pi free tutoring


THIS WEEK'S EVENTS


Monday

Trinity College Dublin: OIP Summer Study Abroad Information Session
Monday November 17
11-11:45am
Chemistry 3742
Seona MacReamoinn, from Trinity College, will be on campus to discuss the program. Trinity College is a renowned 400 year old university located in the cultural and physical heart of Dublin. Trinity College is an ideal location for studying contemporary Ireland, with the National Museum, Parliament (Dáil Éireann) and National Gallery, as well as cafés, bars, theaters and several music venues all within walking distance of the college. Participating students complete an intensive course of study in Irish culture. Courses are offered by Trinity College faculty in the following subjects: history, literature, visual arts, drama, Gaelic culture, and contemporary critical issues. There will be several major day trips and one week of the program will take place at Queen’s University in Belfast, Northern Ireland. Throughout the program, the coursework is complimented by a series of cultural events and social activities such as poetry and prose readings, theatre performances, film screenings, and traditional music sessions.   

 

University of Turku Finland: OIP Study Abroad Information Session
Monday, November 17th
4-5pm
Chemistry 1201
The University of Turku, together with consortium partners Abo Akademi University and the Turku School of Economics and Business Administration offers a variety of courses, especially in Baltic, Scandinavian, and East European studies. Courses in business and women’s studies, all taught in English, are also available. Exchange students each semester normally take 4-6 courses, typically lectures. Independent study is also possible. 

Tuesday

Choosing a Concentration: Sophomore Connection
Tuesday, November 18
5:30-7:00 p.m.
The College of LSA expects students to declare a concentration by the end of the sophomore year. What factors should students consider when choosing a concentration? Come talk with advisors and older students and learn strategies that can help you decide what major is best for you.  Cosponsored by the Career Center and LSA Student Government. 

Wednesday

South/West Quad Academic Fair
Wednesday, November 19
West Quad Wedge Room, 7-9 P.M.
Free Food, Academics, Advisors, Classiness...come meet representatives from different departments on campus, as well as talk to an academic advisor!
Plus, a Career Center resume workshop from 8-9 in the Ostafin Room!

Thursday

Engineering Information Session!
Thursday, November 20
4:00 p.m.
Angell G239 & G240
Have you been thinking about transferring to Engineering?  Would you like to hear more about the process, the requirements, and other questions you might have?  Learn more about it from Gary De Guzman, the Recruiting Coordinator for the College of Engineering.


UPCOMING EVENTS

Michigan Apprentice
Deadline for application Nov 24. Interviews and decisions to be done in late November, with apprenticeships in December and January.
For more information please see the Alumni Center's website.
Apprenticeships with:

School of Social Work Prospective Student Information Session
Tuesday, November 25
3:30-4:30pm
1794 SSWB (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.


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)

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, November 24
Wednesday, December 3
Monday, December 15

Considering transferring to LSA? Come to this information session to find out about degree and transfer requirements. This session is a mandatory part of the cross-campus transfer process. Once you've attended you can make an appointment with an LSA advisor to discuss your individual situation and complete the transfer paperwork if you are eligible to transfer.

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

Posted by yunecs at 10:20 AM

November 07, 2008

Week of November 10, 2008

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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 go live on Monday November 10. At that time, 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.

Don't forget the 27th Annual U of M vs. OSU Blood Battle...Schedule an appointment at http://www.givelife.org, sponser code: goblue.

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


THIS WEEK'S EVENTS


Monday

Statistics Open Advising Day
Monday, Nov 10
10am-4pm
West Hall (professor offices)
If you are curious about Statistics or have questions about registering then come by during the open advising hours!
10am-12pm, 445A West Hall, Brenda Gunderson Ph.D.
12pm-2pm, 461 West Hall, Kerby Shedden Ph.D.
2pm-4pm, 451 West Hall, Mouli Banerjee Ph.D.

 

Genetic Counseling Immersion Excursion
Deadline for application Nov 10th
Event date: Friday, November 21
12:30-3:30 pm
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.

Tuesday

COLLEGE 101
Tuesday, November 11
6:00 – 8:00 PM
Mary Markley Residence Hall (South Pit)
FREE CIDER AND DONUTS!!
Hey First Year students are you nervous about preparing for your first round of final exams?  Do you have questions about what classes to take?  Do you have questions about how to get involved outside the classroom?  Do you want to hear from peers about what they wished they had known in their first year?  The evening will start with a panel of four Michigan students talking about things they wished they had known as first year students.  This will be followed up by a series of breakout sessions that will help you survive and thrive in your first year at UM.

 

If I Knew Then What I Know Now (About Preparing for Finals): Sophomore Connection
Tuesday November 11
5:30-7pm
G239/243 Angell Hall
When should you start studying for your finals? Do you think you make the most of the resources at UM? Did you feel like you spent hours studying last year but did not get the results for which you hoped? Come to this workshop led by Academic Peer Advisors and find out how to study smarter and to get the best results for the time you spend studying!

 

The Medical School Interview
Tuesday November 11
12-1:30pm
Career Center Program Room (3rd floor SAB)
Gain insights into the medical school interview and tips for how to best prepare.

 

Law Professional Panel: Pre Law Program
Tueday, November 11
7-8pm
MLB Aud 4 
A judge, a former prosecutor, and a public defender talk about their experiences in the legal profession. Sponsored by The Career Center, Newnan LSA Academic Advising Center, BULA, MPLS, KAPi

 

New England Literature Program (NELP) Information Session
Tuesday, November 11
7:00 pm
1324 East Hall
The New England Literature Program (NELP) is a University of Michigan 8-credit program that takes place on Lake Sebago, Maine during the spring half-term. Not only will you have the chance to learn about New England authors, you will also experience life in the wilderness through hiking, camping, and creativity. You can also check us out online at either www.lsa.umich.edu/english/nelp or on facebook. You don’t want to miss out on this incredibly unique and fascinating opportunity. Dare to live life off the grid this spring!

 

Michigan Mentorship Program (Psychology 305) Information Session
Tuesday, November 11
8pm
B006 East Hall
Interested in being a mentor for students in the Ann Arbor Public Schools who are regarded at risk for low achievement.? This is an opportunity to learn, feel rewarded, and earn credit! The program will be explained, questions answered, and applications available. If you cannot attend, email Dr.Quart (equart@umich.edu) for dates of any additional meetings.

 

Organizational Studies Information Night
Tuesday, November 11
5:00-6:30 pm
269 Dennison Building
Students considering the Organizational Studies Program are invited!  You’ll hear from the Prospective Student Advisor, Concentration Advisor, and current OS students. Topics covered include curriculum, admissions, and career/graduate study options.

Wednesday

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 the following fields:

  • Forensic Science (the director of Forensic Science at MSU)
  • Public Health
  • Public Policy
  • Biomedical Science
  • Natural Resources

Panelists will discuss admissions requirements, program highlights, and career opportunities. A representative from the Career Center will also serve on the panel to address general questions regarding graduate study.

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.? Add yourself to the waitlist.

 

Backpacking Party!
Wednesday, November 12
5:30-7:30pm (Come whenever!)
4128 LSA Building
Want help re-navigating Wolverine Access and the Online Course-Guide? Want to get advice on the types of classes to look for? Want to meet other students who are First-Generation College students? Come to the Backpacking party!! Laptops, food and drinks will be provided (or bring your own computer), as will experienced backpackers (i.e. seniors) and academic advisors.

Why? Why not backpack, get advice, eat, and meet new friends all at the same time?
Questions? Email firstgeninfo@umich.edu or visit our website at http:// sitemaker.umich.edu/firstgens
First-Generation College Students @ Michigan is a student organization dedicated to recognizing, raising awareness of, and resolving the needs of undergraduate first-generation college students on the University of Michigan's campus.

Thursday

Cross Campus Transfer (to LSA) Group Information Sessions
Thursday, November 13
4-5pm in G239 Angell
Considering transferring to LSA? Come to this information session to find out about degree and transfer requirements. This session is a mandatory part of the cross-campus transfer process. Once you've attended you can make an appointment with an LSA advisor to discuss your individual situation and complete the transfer paperwork if you are eligible to transfer.

Friday

Pre-Health 101
Friday, November 14
1-2pm
3222 Angell Hall
A basic information group session for students thinking of applying to a health or healthcare related graduate or professional program.

 

Mathematics Career Conference
Friday November 14
1-4pm
East Hall
Speak with U-M Mathematics Alumni from business and industry, education and financial and actuarial occupations.

• Sandia National Labs (new!) • UM Graduate Program/Biostatistics • UM Graduate Program/IOE • Watson Wyatt • UM Graduate Program/Statistics • Accenture • Deloitte • Alcatel-Lucent Technologies, Inc. (Bell Laboratories) • UM Program in Survey Methodology/ISR (new!) • Life Equity, L.L.C. (new!) • AAA • Liberty Mutual (new!) • Airflow Sciences • Epic Systems (new!) • Ford Motor Company • Teach for America • UM Career Center (new!)


UPCOMING EVENTS

OIP Summer Study Abroad: Trinity College Dublin
Monday November 17
11-11:45am
Chem 3742
Seona MacReamoinn, from Trinity College, will be on campus to discuss the program. Trinity College is a renowned 400 year old university located in the cultural and physical heart of Dublin. Trinity College is an ideal location for studying contemporary Ireland, with the National Museum, Parliament (Dáil Éireann) and National Gallery, as well as cafés, bars, theaters and several music venues all within walking distance of the college. Participating students complete an intensive course of study in Irish culture. Courses are offered by Trinity College faculty in the following subjects: history, literature, visual arts, drama, Gaelic culture, and contemporary critical issues. There will be several major day trips and one week of the program will take place at Queen’s University in Belfast, Northern Ireland. Throughout the program, the coursework is complimented by a series of cultural events and social activities such as poetry and prose readings, theatre performances, film screenings, and traditional music sessions.   

South/West Quad Academic Fair
November 19
West Quad Wedge Room, 7-9 P.M.
Free Food, Academics, Advisors, Classiness...come meet representatives from different departments on campus, as well as talk to an academic advisor!
Plus, a Career Center resume workshop from 8-9 in the Ostafin Room!

Michigan Apprentice
Deadline for application Nov 24. Interviews and decisions to be done in late November, with apprenticeships in December and January.
For more information please see the Alumni Center's website.
Apprenticeships with:

School of Social Work Prospective Student Information Session
Tuesday, November 25
3:30-4:30pm
1794 SSWB (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.


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:

11/16 Physics, Math, Chemistry

Posted by yunecs at 09:56 AM