Finding the Right Science or Math Major For You

Wednesday, April 2, 5:00 - 6:30 p.m.
Great Lakes Room, 4050 Palmer Commons

Do you love science or math?  Are you still looking for a major?  Are you unsure of where to go to learn about different majors and minors?  Look no further!

This fun event gives you the chance to speak with fellow students majoring in every math and science major. You will benefit from these students’ perspectives, including information about course and program requirements, departmental culture, faculty, careers, research, and study abroad.   The round-robin format gives you the chance to talk with five or six student representatives, so you will be able to explore all your interests.

And, we are going to feed you pizza and salad!

To register go to http://ttc.iss.lsa.umich.edu/undergrad/sessions/finding-a-science-or-math-major/.

If you can’t attend, you can check out all the science and math majors at focus.lsa.umich.edu/.

Calling all Innovators, Entrepreneurs, and Change-Makers: Declare the Program in Entrepreneurship

Calling all Innovators, Entrepreneurs, and Change-Makers: Declare the Program in Entrepreneurship (PIE)
The Program in Entrepreneurship is currently a 9-credit specialized study program open to all Undergraduate and Graduate Students. The program provides students the skills, mindset, and experience necessary to transform a disruptive, scalable idea into a high-impact venture. Interested in PIE?  Click here.

Summer 2014 Internships in India

The LSA International Internship Program has recently sourced several internship positions in India.

These are not just for LSA students--any non-graduating U-M student may apply.

To Apply: Send your resume to Rachael Criso: rcriso@umich.edu.  Please indicate which position you would prefer or note order of preference if both look interesting. Please note your available dates.
Submission of your resume is not a commitment to work, just a way to open the dialogue between you and the employer.

Open Positions
Lobo Business Services
CKS: Center for Knowledge Societies, Internships in communications, social sciences, and new media

For more information go to LSA International Internship Program website

LSA Sophomore Initiative Faculty Lecture Series: “Social Innovators as Leaders” by Professor Rick Price

Wednesday, April 2, 5:30 – 7:00 p.m.
East Hall, 4448

Interested in the dynamics between psychology of leadership and innovation? Do you know how to combine them to produce social change? The LSA Sophomore Initiative is launching the first Faculty Lecture Series "Social Innovators as Leaders."

Our speaker Professor Price is the Stanley E.Seashore Collegiate Professor of Psychology and Organizational Studies, Research Professor at the Institute for Social Research, and Professor by courtesy in the Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan. Professor Price has done ground-breaking research on organizational innovation and leadership for more than two decades, most recently looking at how innovation champions drive progressive change in organizations.

You do not want to miss this great opportunity to gain an insight into this topic and share your thoughts with Professor Price! Refreshments will be served.

Barger Leadership Institute Global Internship Award

Application Deadline April 4, 2014

The BLI Global Internship Award is designed to assist students who seek to explore the practice of leadership in a global context.  We support internship experiences with significant leadership development components. Internships can either take place in another region of the world or within an organization having a global reach.

For more information and to apply go to www.lsa.umich.edu/bli/programs/globalinternshipaward.

Performance/Test Anxiety: Performance Enhancement Series

Wednesday, April 2, 4:15 - 5:00 p.m.
CAPS Annex, Michigan Union

Wednesdays- A Performance Enhancement Series. This series is for anyone dealing with performance issues academically or in other parts of your life (job interviews, athletics, etc.). Each of the rotating topics are highly relevant to achieving optimal performance inside and outside of the classroom.

Performance/Test Anxiety. Does your nervousness/anxiety significantly impact your academic performance or other areas of your life (e.g., public speaking, test taking, interviewing, athletics, etc.)? This session will provide strategies to help you manage anxiety during these high-pressure situations.


Sunday, April 6, 4:00 p.m.

WonderFool Productions invites the community to participate in the 8th Annual FestiFools—themed, “WishFOOL Thinking”—taking place on Main Street in downtown Ann Arbor in Sunday, April 6th, 2014 at 4 p.m.

New this year, the FestiFools producers are calling upon individuals, groups, colleagues, teams, and neighborhoods to assemble their own whimsical and Foolish creations and join the FestiFools pageantry, showing off their “WishFool” dreams and never before (or perhaps after) seen talents for singing, dancing, puppeteering, and public performance. A secret panel of  judges will observe the performances on the street and will present the most fun, foolish, and impressive creation with a Grand Fool trophy.

Individuals and groups interested in participating by bringing an act to FestiFools need to register at: http://bit.ly/2014FestiFoolsRegistration.

Individuals and groups interested in volunteering at FestiFools or FoolMoon should sign up here: http://bit.ly/WonderFoolVolunteerRegistration Volunteers may indicate if they are interested in helping carry puppets or assisting with other tasks.

Additional information about participating and volunteering can be found at: http://wonderfoolproductions.org or on the Ann Arbor Area Convention and Visitors Bureau website or by emailing wonderfoolproductions@gmail.com. All registrants will be contacted with details about where to check-in and enter the street to show off their fantastic creations and performances.

Latin @ Connection

Tuesday, April 1, 8:00 - 10:30 p.m.
Rackham Graduate School, Assembly Hall, 4th Floor

Latin@ Connection at Michigan is an event that will showcase a variety of speakers with the goal of bringing the University of Michigan Latin@ community, organizations and local community together.

Food and drinks will be provided.