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January 23, 2009

Week of January 26, 2009

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Add/Drop and Pass/Fail Deadline is this TUESDAY January 27th!! Please check your schedules and make your that you are enrolled in the correct courses, for the correct grading option.

For those of your thinking ahead to Spring and Summer classes, you can preview the Spring/Summer time schedule information now at http://www.lsa.umich.edu/lsa/newcourses

Look for upcoming deadlines in Internships, Job, and Leadership Opportunities

UPCOMING EVENTS: Sports Management Program Deadline, M-Teach Information Session

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



Michigan in Washington Poster Session
Monday, January 26
Eldersveld Room (5670 Haven)
Fall 2008 MIW students will present their research conducted during their semester in Washington, and answer questions about their experiences. Please stop by and see what these impressive students accomplished while working in the nation's capital. This is a great opportunity to talk to students individually about their internships, the classes they choose, the field trips and other aspects of the Washington experience. The deadline for applications for MIW’s Fall Semester 2009 is FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 6.


Monday, January 26th
7 - 9 PM
Michigan Room, Michigan League
What is microfinance? How can microfinance be used to build sustainable programs? How does the global financial crisis impact microfinance providers and the microentrepreneurs they serve? Deborah Burand, JD, University of Michigan Law School faculty member will examine how the global financial crisis has trickled down to those working and living at the base of the economic pyramid, and those trying to provide needed financial services to this segment of the world's population. Hosted by Project Shikkha: Education First Work Later & the Bengali Students' Association. RSVP http://www.facebook.com/home.php?ref=home#/event.php?eid=61248761140&ref=mf or newaja@umich.edu


SYNC: Career/Academic Peer Advising
G150 Angell Hall
Are you a first or second year student thinking about choosing a major or exploring career options? Now, you can meet with a Career Center Peer Advisor AND an Academic Peer Advisor at the same time! SYNC appointments are held on Mondays from 3-5pm at the PAAO office in Angell Hall.  Schedule your SYNC appointment by calling 764-7460!


Public Health Leadership to Improve the Health of Young People
Tuesday, January 27, 2009
10:00 am–4:30 pm
Michigan League, Lydia Mendelssohn Theatre
Marian Wright Edelman Founder and President, Children's Defense Fund, M. Joycelyn Elders, MD, MS 15th Surgeon General of the United States, David Satcher, MD, PhD 16th Surgeon General of the United States. Register (and more information) here http://practice.sph.umich.edu/practice/symposium.php


Learning from the Community - Working with Detroit nonprofits
Tuesday, Jan 27
East Hall 4448
The workshop will provide information to students who are doing youth work, organizational support, and program planning with nonprofits in Detroit. To register for this workshop, visit http://uuis.umich.edu/workshop2/workshopdet.cfm?wid=261 Sponsored by the Ginsberg Center.


Romance Languages Peer Study Abroad Forum
Wednesday January 28, 2009
4-6pm, 4th Fl Commons, Modern Languages Building
Students get the opportunity to learn about UM and non-UM study abroad programs from their peers. Panelists talk about their program and experiences and then answer questions. This is a wonderful opportunity for students to learn more about study abroad from students who have experienced it.


Sports Management (cross-campus transfer) Application Deadline
February 1
The application may also be found online at www.kines.umich.edu or in the kiosk in the Student Study Center on the first floor of Observatory Lodge. For students who will start their sophomore year in Fall 2009.

M-Teach Information Session
Thursday February 5
School of Education, Rm 2302 (map)
Interested in learning more about teacher certification options at the University of Michigan?  Join us at one of our M-Teach Information Sessions.


Pre-Health Quick Questions
David Brawn: Mondays 2–4pm (starting January 12th) in the Newnan Center library
Peggy Zitek: Thursdays 2-4pm (starting January 8th) 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 from Jan 19th-April 21st.

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

1/28/09 Wednesday
2/12/09 Thursday
2/16/09 Monday
3/4/09 Wednesday
3/19/09 Thursday
4/7/09 Tuesday
4/20/09 Monday
5/11/09 Monday
5/27/09 Wednesday

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.

Posted by yunecs at January 23, 2009 09:11 AM