Organizational StudiesOrganizational Studies Weekly Update

Week of Monday, April 16, 2012

In This Issue

  • Spotlight
  • Upcoming Events
  • Upcoming Deadlines
  • Curriculum and Advising News
  • Career and Internship News
  • University News

Upcoming Deadlines

Os Graduate Exit Survey

Upcoming Events

OS Senior Brunch

OS Graduation Ceremony

Curriculum & Advising News

Concentration Advisor and Peer Mentor appointments available for Winter 2012

MLibrary Student Research Award

Career & Internship News

Alumni Contact Database for Career Advice

Fulbright Program for U.S. Students - Information Sessions

Meridian Health Plan Care Coordinator Position

U.S. Public Interest Research Group (U.S. PIRG) Job Openings

Procter & Gamble Consumer and Market Knowledge (CMK) Consumer Strategy Workshop

University News

Frankel Institute Call for Proposals

Terror and Transcendence - Jonathan Hulting-Cohen's Senior Recital

Institute for the Humanities Spring Seminar

TruMich Executive Board Applications

Contact Us
OS Appointment Calendar

Please visit the OS Weekly Updates Archives for any news that you may have missed last week.



NEW! Dean of Students - Campus Memorial

Mon, 4/16
1:30 - 3:30 PM
Ceremony: Hussey Room, Michigan League
Reception: Vandenberg Room, Michigan League

The Campus Memorial which is held every year by the Dean of Students to honor the memory of Michigan students who passed away during the year. OS senior Jordan Harris is one of the people who will be remembered at this year’s ceremony, which is intended to provide a space for family and friends to gather together to provide comfort, support, and closure.

For those of you who are interested in attending, the ceremony will be held from 1:30-2:30 in the Hussey Room of the League with a reception from 2:30-3:30 in the Vandenberg room on Monday, April 16, 2012.

RSVP! OS Honors Symposium

Wed, 4/18
11:00-1:30 PM
Henderson Room, Michigan League

Please join us and help celebrate the achievements of our Organizational Studies Honors Students. Claire Baker, Maor Cohen, Maple Kirby, and Jonathan Hulting-Cohen will present their honors theses to the OS community.

RSVP at this Doodle poll link. If you prefer a vegetarian lunch, please indicate this in the comments section of the doodle poll. Newly admitted students are welcome and encouraged to attend this session.

Upcoming Deadlines

OS SENIORS! OS Graduate Exit Survey: For graduating OS seniors, please take the time to fill out this survey regarding your future plans and give us feedback about OS and the Barger Leadership Institute.

Upcoming Events

OS Senior Brunch

Tues, 4/24
11:30-1:00 PM
Great Lakes Central, Palmer Commons

The OS Graduation Committee invites the graduating senior Class of 2012 to the OS Senior Brunch. Come to eat, share memories, and let your fellow graduates, OS staff, and OS faculty know what you'll be doing after graduation. Complete this doodle poll to RSVP.

OS Graduation Ceremony

Fri, 4/27
Ceremony: MLB Auditorium 4 (1:00-2:00 PM)
Reception: Campus Inn, Regency Room (2:00 - 3:00 PM)

Invitations were recently sent to your home address. Please remind your parents to RSVP by Thursday, April 19!

Curriculum & Advising News

Cathy's and the peer mentors' online appointment calendar for the winter term is available on the web, so feel free to make an appointment if you'd like to talk.

NEW! Sun, 4/22 MLibrary Student Research Award: If you have written or participated in a research paper/project from Spring 2011-Winter 2012 term, you are encouraged to submit your work for consideration. Students will also need a faculty sponsor. To learn more about this award, please visit the website.

Career & Internship News

Exclusively for OS Students! Alumni contact database for career advice:

OS students have exclusive access to a list of about 140 alumni in various fields who have expressed a desire to act as contacts to our students who have questions about careers. Please go to C-Tools site and look for "OS Intranet" for the resources currently on the site. If you have suggestions regarding other valuable resources to put on this site (for OS students only), please let us know!
PLEASE NOTE: This is a tool for career mentoring purposes only. Do not use this contact information for any other purpose!

Fulbright Program for U.S. Students - Information Sessions

Wed, 4/18; Thurs, 4/26
All dates: 12:00-1:00 PM
All dates: 2609 School of Social Work Building

A U-M Fulbright Program Advisor will describe the application and selection process and provide suggestions for making your application more competitive. Applicants should attend an information session and familiarize themselves with the Fulbright website, paying particular attention to the Country Summaries and Preparing an Application sections.

NEW! Thurs, 4/26 Meridian Health Plan Care Coordinator Position: Meridian Health Plan is recruiting for their Care Coordinator position and would like to hire around 30 candidates. This position coordinates care for high risk populations identified by the clinical team leader. Interested candidates should email their resume to

Fri, 4/27 U.S. Public Interest Research Group (U.S. PIRG) Job Openings: U.S. PIRG is a federation of state-based public interest advocacy groups working together to make a difference. They are hiring graduating seniors to jump right in and make a critical impact as a campus organizer or in the fellowship program. Learn more about job positions at their website.

NEW! Fri, 5/18 Procter & Gamble Consumer and Market Knowledge (CMK) Consumer Strategy Workshop: Procter & Gamble Consumer and Market Knowledge (CMK) hosts the Consumer Strategy Workshop, which is a week-long, all expenses paid program designed to give students a glimpse into how our team turns consumer insights into impactful business strategies on brands such as Crest, Covergirl and Tide. CSW will entail hands-on case study workshops, seminars led by the company's thought leaders and tours of P&G's world headquarters and surrounding neighborhoods.
The workshop runs from July 25 - July 29, 2012 with the application deadline on May 18, 2012.

University News

Mon, 4/16 Frankel Institute Call for Proposals: The Frankel Institute for Advanced Judaic Studies at the University of Michigan provides annual fellowships for scholars and artists from around the world to conduct research in relation to a given topic. If you have an idea for a proposal and would like to discuss it, please contact Stacy Eckert ( to schedule an appointment.

See One of Our Own Perform! Terror and Transcendence - Jonathan Hulting-Cohen's Senior Recital

Tues, 4/17
8:00 PM
Britton Recital Hall

OS Senior Jonathan Hulting-Cohen ('12) will perform his senior recital, "Terror and Transcendence." The recital explores the worst and best of humanity. It begins with pieces about war, later transitioning to others about transcendence and love. Jonathan invites the OS community to this performance.

Institute for the Humanities Spring Seminar

Register Date: Fri, 4/20
Seminar Dates: Fri, 5/4 - Sat, 5/5
202 S. Thayer, Ann Arbor, MI 48104

"Log On to the Humanities: How New Technologies Expand the Humanities and How They Don't" takes the lead from the institute's just-completed Year of Digital Humanities. Profound shifts in scholarly practice, book publication, partnership across vast distances, changes in the global flow of knowledge, and relations between the humanities and the arts that have been emerging courtesy of the technological revolution are explored in this seminar. To attend this seminar, participants must register online.

Fri, 4/27 TruMich Executive Board Applications: TruMich is accepting resumes and letters of intent for the 2012-2013 academic year for the following positions: Director of Grassroots Initiatives (2 openings), Director of Treasury, and Director of Communications. They are looking for passionate, committed students who are interested in sustainable transit and making an impact on campus. Visit the website to apply.

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