Friday, February 17, 2012

Weekly Preview for February 20 - 24

Monday, Februrary 20 - Presidents' Day - No Classes
The rest of the week will follow a normal class schedule.  The Academic Advising Link will be closed on Sunday and Monday.

The next RefWorks workshop will be on Tuesday, February 21 at 11:15am in the 3rd floor classroom of the Science & Engineering Library

Public Health Info Sessions will be held on Tuesday, February 2/21 at 5:15pm, Wednesday, February 2/22 at 4:45pm, and Monday, February 2/27 at 4:45pm in Room 201 LGRC.  Are you interested in declaring Public Health as your major or switching to Public Health from another major? If so, applications are due March 1st!  You should attend one of the info sessions to learn more.

Know Your Rights!   A lively and interactive Q&A about what your rights are during police encounters, featuring Attorney Corey Carvalho from the Student Legal Services Office and Officer Mark Whelihan from the UMPD. Tuesday, February 21 from 6:30pm – 8:00 pm in the Baker Conference Rooom, Central Residential Area.
U@UMass: You Are More Than Your Major!  Maximize your academic program! In this panel presentation, upper class students will talk about their specific major, minor, and certificate, and how they got there.  They will also talk about related experiences - study abroad, domestic exchange, Five-College Interchange, internships/field work, community service, research opportunities, RSO involvement, etc. - that have enhanced and furthered their academic experience. The first panel will be held on Thursday, February 23 from 4:00pm – 5:00pm in Room 101 of the Campus Center.  This event will be held again on Wednesday March 7 and Wednesday March 28
Join Derrick P. Alridge for the 18th Annual Du Bois Lecture "Ideas Have Consequences: The Radical Pedagogy of W.E.B. Du Bois". His talk will explore Du Bois’s many meanings of pedagogy and offer a genealogy of Du Bois’s ideas about a variety of issues faced by black Americans during the 20th century. Thursday, February 23, 4:30pm in the Student Union Cape Cod Lounge.

Wondering how to leverage your Economics degree? Come network with successful alumni who have done just that and learn how many different ways your degree can shape your career path!  Register for the Economics Career Networking Night being held on Thursday, February 23 at 5:30pm in Memorial HallSpace is limited; register today!

  Upcoming events and deadlines
March 1 - Deadline to declare Public Health for Fall 2012
March 1 - Applications due for 2012 - 2013 Fall and Spring Domestic Exchange
March 1 - Spring 2012 Final Exam Schedule will be posted on SPIRE
March 7 - Hospitality & Tourism Management Career Day 
You must have 20 copies of your resume in order to attend.  Visit Career Services now to prepare.
March 10 - Fall 2012 enrollment appointments should be available on SPIRE
March 13 - Last day to W Drop or change a class to Pass/Fail
March 13 - Writing Placement Test
March 16 - Deadline to declare Sociology for Fall 2012
March 20 - The Fall 2012 course schedule should be available on SPIRE

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