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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 November 14, 2008 10:20 AM