This Week in MCSP - 10/6


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Happening in MCSP:

Saturday, October 12th

CROP Walk; 1-5pm (UC 102 Event)

By participating in the CROP Walk, you will aid in bringing awareness about the frightening plight of the hungry in today’s world. Volunteers will assist in setting up for the walk, registering walkers, and participating in the walk themselves.

October 14th and 15th: FALL BREAK!

 

Happening on Campus:

Monday, October 7th

Introduction to Resume Writing; Noon-1pm, Career Center (SAB)

This workshop is for students who are new to writing a resume. We will touch on resume basics, like formatting, but will mainly focus on how to develop a resume that reflects one’s story. Please bring a hard copy of your resume, no matter how far along you are. Don’t have a resume yet? Check out our Resume Builder, which provides step-by-step help and manages formatting so you can focus on content. Also be sure to check out some resume resources on our website if you need help getting started. To register for this session: 1. Log in to your Career Center Connector account 2. Click on the "workshops and employer events" tab and select "workshops" where you will find Hangout or Small Group Discussions. 3. Select the session you'd like to attend. Sign-ups will be available until all spaces are filled, at which time you will be placed on a wait list. Students should choose only one session.

Managing Anxiety: Common Concerns Meeting (No appointment needed); 4:15-5pm, Union 3100

Managing Anxiety whether you worry too much about school, relationships, or anything else, these sessions are designed to help you manage your stress and anxiety. Each Monday 4:15-5:30 p.m. you and other interested students will meet with a counselor and focus on one of the most frequent concerns of U-M students. These are the very issues that U-M students have told us are the most common issues they deal with every day. The counselor will share some helpful information, talk about strategies and clinical resources, and she or he will also make time for you to share a little bit about your concerns (if you wish to do so).

Ford School BA Program Information Session; 6-7pm, Annenberg Auditorium (Ford School)

Come and learn about the BA Program in Public Policy at the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy - topics discussed at the information session include: What can I do with a degree in Public Policy? - Admissions Procedures – Curriculum -Q&A Session

Viewing Night at the Detroit Observatory; 8-9:30, Detroit Observatory (next to Couzens Hall)

Weather permitting, this is your chance to look through the 1857 Fitz refractor. Please note it is a 19th century building, so things move at a 19th century pace. You must be able to climb stairs to get to the telescope. Criteria for opening the dome: It must be between 40º and 90º F, less than 80% humidity, and less than 10% chance of rain. We prefer less than 50% cloud cover, though that depends on the clouds (thin vs. thick) and what's out.

Tuesday, October 8th

My Brothers: A Lunch Series for the Self Identified Men of Color; 12-1:30pm, Union Parker Room

Our Mission: My Brothers seeks to empower men of color around issues of identity, intercultural competency, and health and wellness that affect them in an open atmosphere. The program welcomes all University of Michigan men of color – undergraduate and graduate, faculty and staff. Free Lunch Provided by Ahmo’s.

Wednesday, October 9th

Exploring Engaged Learning; 10am-11:30am, Grad Library Gallery

What is engaged learning? What is happening with engaged learning on our campus? Come join the Engaged Learning Task Force for the first in a series of panels and conversations exploring this issue. Our first panel will feature three campus leaders sharing their perspectives. - Shari Robinson-Lynk, Director of Engaged Learning Partnerships, Ginsburg Center - Michael Jordan, Director of CGIS (Center for Global and Intercultural Study) - Denise Galarza Sepulveda, Director of the Center for Engaged Academic Learning. We hope that these events lead to a conversation about how the library can better support these efforts at the University of Michigan. Light refreshments will be served.

Friday, October 11th

The Civil Rights Act at 50; 8:15-5:45, (Law School) South Hall

Distinguished scholars from around the nation will present their recent papers on areas of civil rights law, including sexuality, diversity in education and employment, and litigation, among many other topics. This conference is free and open to the public.