Monday, March 22, 2010

Weekly Preview for March 21 to 26

Welcome back from Spring Break!  As you may remember, from this point until the end of the semester, the pace quickens - plan ahead to get everything done!
Monday, March 22  Classes Resume

Monday, March 15 to July 19.  Summer Session Registration.  Register now for Summer Session 2010, featuring classes on campus plus 200+ online classes. Choose from three sessions, starting in May, June and July.  ***Make sure classes will work in your degree program the way you think they will!
Session I: May 17-June 7
Session II: June 8-July 13
Session III: July 14-August 17

Tuesday, March 23, 3pm.  Pizza ‘n Prof with Professor Chris Bachelder, a Professor of English and member of the creative writing faculty at UMass.  Bachelder is the author of the novels Bear v. Shark (2001), U.S.! (2006), and Abbott Awaits (forthcoming in 2011). His e-book, Lessons in Virtual Tour Photography, was published in 2004 by McSweeney's, and is available free at Please RSVP to Goodell 504.

Tuesday, March 23 Mid-Semester Date – Last Day to Drop with a “W” or to Choose the Pass / Fail option.

Wednesday, March 24, 3:30pm.  RefWorks Workshop.  The first part of each workshop covers how to access RefWorks, import references from library databases and catalogs, retrieve and manage citations, and create bibliographies using various citation styles (e.g. MLA or APA).  The second part covers in-depth applications such as Write-N-Cite for adding references to a Word document and RefShare for sharing folders with other researchers.  Integrated Sciences Building, 3rd Floor.

Wednesday, March 24, 5:30 pm.  Alumni 2.0: Life After UMass Amherst, a panel discussion with young alumni from the School of Public Health and Health Sciences and the School of Nursing. Get a glimpse of where these recent UMass Amherst grads are, and how their education and experiences got them there. Join the panel for light food and refreshments as these alumni answer questions regarding their careers, job searches, involvement as a student and more! This discussion is open to all current UMass Amherst students, faculty and alumni. Memorial Hall.
Alumni panelists include:
- Megan Cole '09, Public Health.  Public Health; Master of Public Health in Health Policy graduate student at Yale University’s School of Public Health in New Haven, CT
- Erin Kelly '09, Nursing.  Nursing; Registered Nurse in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at Children's National Medical Center in Washington, D.C.
- Laura Hutchinson '04, '08PhD, Human Nutrition and Doctorate in Public Health.  Full-time nutrition instructor at Holyoke Community College in Holyoke, MA
- John Kleschinsky '04, '07G, Exercise Science and Biology and Masters in Public Health.  Research Associate with the Division on Addictions of the Cambridge Health Alliance in Medford, MA
- Stevenson Morency '08, Nursing.  Nursing; Staff nurse in the Surgical Trauma Unit at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, MA

Wednesday, March 24, 6pm.  Resource Economics Info Session.  If you're considering a major in ResEc, this info session is a MUST!  Note, also, that the online Statement of Interest must be completed by March 26th in order to register for Fall 2010 courses as a ResEc major.  This is the last scheduled Info Session of the semester.  STK 114.

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