Friday, September 28, 2012

Weekly Preview: October 1 - 5

Welcome to October!
TRANSFERmations concludes its programming this week with Stress Busters: Secrets to Staying Healthy During Mid-Terms.  Learn how to battle Mid-Term stress by living healthy, balancing your nutrition and getting exercise.  Sessions will be held in the Student Union, Room 314 on Monday, October 1 from 3:00pm - 4pm and again on Tuesday, October 2 from 12 noon - 1:00pm.  This event is open to new transfer students in all majors. 
Thinking about a major or minor in Computer ScienceApplications are due on Monday, October 1.  Learn more about their Advising Center hours and the admission procedure on their website.  The CS Undergraduate Advising Center is located in 144 CS Building.
On Monday, October 1 from 10:00am - 2:00pm students from the UMass Eco-Rep program will don protective suits and sort through trash that has been taken from all the residential areas on campus and emptied out onto Library Lawn. The goal is to separate actual trash from materials that COULD have been recycled.  The event is geared towards raising awareness about what we throw away and how the new implementation of Single Stream Recycling across campus can help.  For more information on this event, or if you're interested in volunteering with the the eco-reps, please contact  This event is sponsored by the UMass Campus Sustainability Initiative.
Attending a RefWorks workshop will teach you how to manage your citations and create automatic bibliographies.  Click here to register for an upcoming session.  The next RefWorks workshop well be held on Monday, October 1 from 1:30pm - 2:30pm in the Science and Engineering Library, 3rd floor classroom (Lederle Lowrise).  Watch their video to learn more

On Tuesday, October 2, the Political Science department will be holding Leap Into Politics: Student and Alum Networking Event.  Are you considering a career in politics and public service? This event will provide an opportunity for students interested in politics to network with alums who have served in elected office.  **You MUST register in order to attend**.  Dress to impress.  This event is speed-networking and dinner will be provided.  Visit the event webpage to learn about the alums who will be attending and to register6:00pm - 8:00pm in the Cape Cod Lounge.

Representatives from Walt Disney World will be holding an Information Session on Thursday, October 4 from 1:00pm - 6:00pm in the Campus Center 904-08. Come to this session to meet with Disney representatives about their Spring 2013 College Program.

The Public Health and Health Sciences Internship and Workforce Development Fair will be held on Friday, October 5, 2012 10:00am - 1:00pm in the Campus Center Auditorium.  Discover new opportunities, network with professionals and peers, and learn about the fields of Public Health and Health Sciences.  Click here to learn more about the companies that will be represented at the fair.  Dress to impress and bring copies of your resume.  This event is open to all students.  Want to be sure you're ready?  Stop by Career Services for resume help and tips on preparing for a career fair!  Read our earlier posts for more information.

Upcoming Information and Dates
Monday, October 8 is Columbus Day and there will be no classes.  Most offices on campus will be closed.
Tuesday, October 9 will follow a Monday schedule.  The rest of the week will follow a normal schedule.
Monday, October 15 is the Fall 2012 deadline to get priority for the Spring 2013 class registration period for students planning on declaring Public Health Sciences.

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