Friday, October 15, 2010

Weekly Preview: October 15 to 22

Overwhelmed by the aftermath of midterm papers and exams?  Don't forget to check out all of the academic supports and resources available . . . the Learning Resource Center, Writing Center, etc.  Be proactive and ask for help!

Here's what's happening in the coming week:

Monday, October 18, 6:00 – 7:30 pm. Boren Awards Information Session. The Boren Scholarship provides opportunities for undergraduate students to study in countries that are generally underrepresented in study abroad (including Africa, Asia, Central and Eastern Europe, Eurasia, Latin America, and the Middle East). The countries of Western Europe, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand are excluded. Boren Scholars are awarded up to $20,000 for an academic year and Boren Fellows are awarded up to $24,000 for one academic year. For more information contact the International Programs Office, 545-2710.

Tuesday, October 19, 11:15 am. RefWorks Workshop. Learn how to manage your citations and create quick bibliographies for one paper for for your whole career. Want to know a little bit about RefWorks? Watch the RefWorks video posted on the Blog previously. Calipari Room, W.E.B. Du Bois Library.

Wednesday, October 20, 5:30 pm. Campus to Career Program: Entrepreneurship: Challenges and Rewards. Have a dream and a passion to start your own company? Join us and hear Bob Lowry '93, founder and owner of Bueno y Sano, discuss the highs and lows of ownership and how to better prepare and position yourself to be a successful entrepreneur. Sponsored by the Student Alumni Association (SAA) and the UMass Amherst Alumni Association. Seating is limited. Register ahead. Memorial Hall.

Not sure what this means, or what the ramifications of a "W" or a Pass/Fail are?  Watch the Blog for more information, and if you have questions about your personal situation, see your advisor!

Thursday, October 21, 3:30pm. Public Health Group Advising Session for those interested in the major . Arnold House 321.

1 comment:

  1. Hi--Not sure who receives comments--but the public health informational meeting is ONLY for students interested in the Major. Can that be changed on the blog? Thanks.
    Lynn Koerbel
    Program Director
    Public Health Sciences Program