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1 session on October 15, 2019
Introduction to the basic features and using and managing content on Student Life websites. We will cover the website page elements, creating articles (pages with content), adding images and or YouTube video, how to save, publish, archive, and other functionality. You can get a head start on many of the features our sites offer here: https://awesometools.studentlife.umich.edu
2 sessions available from October 15, 2019 to November 12, 2019
These huddles are for supervisors of student employees in University Unions and will be an opportuntity to share experiences, challenges and best practices centered around a specific topic at each session.
10 sessions available from October 15, 2019 to October 29, 2019
These are the upcoming Munger Graduate Program events that are happening to assist graduate and professional students in building learning and growth outside of their academic disciplines. Transdisciplinary Fellows' programs focus on building community and developing transdisciplinary skills essential for success in 21st-century careers.


If you have any suggestions for future events, please let a Fellow know!

6 sessions available from October 15, 2019 to October 31, 2019
Fall Membership, Blue Bucks and M-card Training
11 sessions available from October 15, 2019 to November 14, 2019
9 sessions available from October 16, 2019 to December 6, 2019
These offerings are available to Student Life Professional Staff and our academic colleagues, they are voluntary, and are designed to build staff skills and capacities for advancing University and Divisional strategic priorities including the University’s DEI strategic plan.

All workshops are free to Student Life Professional Staff Members

For Non-Student Life Attendees the registration fee for workshops is $100.00 per participant
Registration site will ask for a shortcode and the registration fee will be transferred from the account after attendance

6 sessions available from October 16, 2019 to November 21, 2019
Impact Training is an educational session regarding bystander behavior, hazing awareness and the University of Michigan Policy & Procedures on Student Sexual & Gender-Based Misconduct & Other Forms of Interpersonal Violence. It provides students with essential knowledge on how to support themselves and other students.
Only sign up if you can attend the ENTIRE session. Arriving late or leaving early will result in your attendance not being recorded.

3 sessions available from October 16, 2019 to December 12, 2019
Blow the horn! Beat the drum! It is not a celebration until you come! Come say birthday wishes and sing birthday songs in different languages, learn how birthdays are celebrated in different cultures, and celebrate birthdays with people around the globe. Feel free to bring friends to the event!


Cake will be served. While walk-ins are welcome at the event, early registration is appreciated so we can better prepare for the event.
20 sessions available from October 16, 2019 to December 14, 2019
Here at Munger Graduate Residences, we recognize it is important for graduate and professional students to learn and grow outside of their academic disciplines. This is why we developed the Munger Graduate Program. Throughout the year, graduate and professional students living both in Munger and outside of Munger have the opportunity to take part in events focused on building community and developing transdisciplinary skills essential for success in 21st-century careers.
1 session on October 16, 2019
WordPress is the world’s most popular and widely used content management system and now powers 34% of all websites on the internet. In this workshop, we will walk you through all the steps to set up a WordPress website which can be used as an online portfolio or personal blog.
Topics that will be covered include:
Registering a website server and domain name with a hosting companyInstalling WordPress core and theme selectionMaking blog posts, adding pages, menusBasic HTML and CSS
6 sessions available from October 16, 2019 to November 18, 2019
Bystander Intervention Training for student organizations intending to receive over $1000 in funding from Central Student Government's Student Organization Funding Committee.
64 sessions available from October 16, 2019 to November 14, 2019
Change it Up! is a workshop on creating respectful and inclusive communities through bystander intervention. We look at how our own experiences shape our worldview and how we can intervene in harmful situations with your friends, in your classes, with your family, and where you live.


If you are in Marching Band, ALA 171, WISE RP, HSSP, or MRADS please sign up for Change it Up! here.

MLEAD students will be attending with their community and do not need to register here.


All incoming undergraduate students, including transfer students and off-campus residents, are required to attend both Change it Up! and Relationship Remix. We encourage you to attend a session with your residential community, if possible, but you may attend any session in any building as long as the session is not full. If you are a transfer student and/or living off-campus, you are welcome to select any session that works for your schedule.

If you are able, please bring a device with internet access to the session. If you need accommodations for the session, please reach out to changeitup@umich.edu.
5 sessions available from October 16, 2019 to October 30, 2019
This session is for Department of Recreational Sports student employees who work primarily in the Intramural Sports Building.
5 sessions available from October 16, 2019 to January 13, 2020
The first step in creating your organization is attending New Student Organization Orientation. This orientation will cover the basics of student orgs, Maize Pages org registration and authorized signer processes, and answer questions you have about setting up your org. At least one representative of your student org will need to attend orientation for your org to begin registration.

If you are unable to attend an orientation date, please email neworgsupport@umich.edu to set up an individual appointment.
4 sessions available from October 16, 2019 to November 3, 2019
1 session on October 16, 2019
3 sessions available from October 17, 2019 to December 5, 2019
What is Faculty Corner?
Do you ever wonder what the joys and challenges are of being a professor? How best to prepare for a tenure track job? How to achieve work-life balance? What the best practices are in running a lab? If you wish to learn the answers to these questions from diverse faculty and want to meet and network with scientists outside of your home departments, then wait no more!

Our monthly “Faculty Corner” is a series of robust live interviews and professional development talks from our expert UM faculty on issues surrounding academic job preparation, interview and negotiation, lab/time/project/personnel management, funding, publication, and, importantly, work-life balance.

Watch past Faculty Corners on our YouTube Channel!
Email ogps.careers@umich.edu if you are a UM Medical School grad student or postdoc interested in moderating a future Facutly Corner event.
1 session on October 17, 2019
Join the Rackham Resolution Office and Munger Graduate Residences in celebration of Conflict Resolution Day! Former United Nations mediator and founder of The Consortium for Conversational Conflict Resolution, Kai Stabell, will share insights into the role and the importance of mediation and dialogue skills in various career fields.
1 session on October 17, 2019
This session is for new SSC staff to convene, meet other new folks and learn more about our "RACS" culture.
2 sessions available from October 17, 2019 to December 12, 2019
Allertrain is a comprehensive, nationally recognized training program in allergen control and safety. Certification is required for all MDining professional non-union staff.
17 sessions available from October 17, 2019 to December 19, 2019
Come help us unload our weekly Food Gatherers delivery and stock our shelves!
If you are outside the U-M community, please reach out to mbc-volunteer@umich.edu to sign up.
5 sessions available from October 17, 2019 to December 2, 2019
Engage with elementary- aged children and families to promote literacy. Family reading nights are filled with fun,food, games and reading. Students will lead literacy based activities, while engaging with elementary students and families. Students can sign up to volunteer on Monday evenings from 5:30- 7:30pm.
4 sessions available from October 17, 2019 to November 30, 2019
1 session on October 17, 2019
As a first-year student, figuring out what you need to do to get an internship or understanding what interests you have is hard -- 100 emoji. It’s difficult to know what employers look for or how might your interests equal a job or a major.

No worries, we designed an experience just for you.

During this 50-minute workshop, we hope to...
- Walk you through what employers look for in interns
- Help you set goals to prepare yourself to be a GREAT candidate
- Debunk major and career connection
- Guide you on how to use our office to gain experience

You should come if you…
- Are a first-year student!
- Want to know what experiences employers look for and how to get it.
- Have been asked at least 50 times already, “what’s your major?”
- Aren’t totally sure on what the “University Career Center” does.

*RSVP is required for this program.
6 sessions available from October 17, 2019 to September 24, 2020
1 session on October 18, 2019
This session is open to the entire U-M community.

The Spectrum Center's LGBTQ Allyhood Development Training Program, started in 2005, seeks to support an individual or organization’s process of development as it relates to LGBTQ inclusivity and advocacy. Allyhood Development Training (ADT) uses a social justice framework to illustrate the lived experiences of LGBTQ identified people to workshop participants.

Through active engagement in the training, participants will grow in their personal awareness, knowledge, skills, and actions as it relates to their engagement in doing ally work. The purpose of having the Allyhood Development Training is to promote a campus community in which everyone is treated with respect and dignity.
1 session on October 18, 2019
In this interactive session, we will investigate the relationships between segregation, school and teacher quality, and the possibilities for educational improvement. Together we will ask: How might we redress the deep inequalities stitched in to US schools? We will listen to segments of two provocative podcasts, and consider our own experiences and professional agency as we consider this question.
1 session on October 18, 2019
3 sessions available from October 18, 2019 to December 13, 2019
Professional development and networking opportunities for women in higher education.

4 sessions available from October 18, 2019 to December 6, 2019
Readers & Best was created in the Summer of 2014 as a joint collaboration between the Ginsberg Center’s Literacy Initiatives and the Athletic Department’s Let’s Go Do program. The goal was to provide opportunities for students across campus to come together to support reading in local schools through one-time visits. We provide the monthly curriculum for each visit, which includes a book and activity specific to the grade level of the classroom. The general Readers & Best visit requires a 3 hour time block from student volunteers. This includes the brief orientation, travel and the time at the school. Typically, we offer 10 slots for schools participating in the Readers and Best curriculum. The visit is led by a site leader and up to 6 additional students (since we can fit 7 people in a van). Volunteers are at the school for an hour and a half, so each volunteer reads to 2 classrooms for 45 minutes each. The Ginsberg Center provides transportation to and from the schools.
6 sessions available from October 18, 2019 to November 22, 2019
A series of lunch and learn workshops led by the Program on Intergroup Relations as part of the U-M DEI Summit. Workshops will focus on dialogic skill-building for faculty and staff.
1 session on October 18, 2019
Participate in a proctored LSAT practice exam. All class levels are welcome.
1 session on October 18, 2019
Planning on applying to the Peace Corps or other international service program? Make sure you're the most prepared candidate possible by participating in Peace Corps Prep at the University of Michigan! Through coursework and extracurricular experiences, the program will facilitate student development within the following four core competencies: sector-specific skills, foreign language proficiency, intercultural competency, and leadership. Learn more at our upcoming general information sessions!
1 session on October 18, 2019
We hope you enjoyed reading Full Body Burden: Growing up in the Nuclear Shadow of Rocky Flats by Kristen Iversen over the summer! We are excited to provide you with your schedule for the Michigan Engineering Common Reading Experience discussion session.


This discussion session will be led by current Engineering students and will provide you with the opportunity to get to know some of your classmates while discussing the book! Please feel free to bring your book and a pen with you to your assigned discussion session.


If you are unable to make it to your assigned discussion session due to class at the same time, you must use this sign-up to select an alternate session.


If you have any questions, please contact us at engin-cre@umich.edu
8 sessions available from October 18, 2019 to October 27, 2019
1 session on October 20, 2019
10 sessions available from October 20, 2019 to December 17, 2019
Staff training for new temporary hires with the Department of Recreational Sports. This session will cover overview of our department and go into our values which will lead to our customer service that we provide for our programs, services and facilities!
2 sessions available from October 20, 2019 to October 21, 2019
The Spectrum Center hoping to strengthen our programs and services to be more aligned with student needs. These focus groups are open to any LGBTQ+ identifying student and will help us in that mission greatly. All participants will receive a gift card for their time.
Any questions regarding these focus groups can be directed to Lorant Peeler (plorant@umich.edu) or Roman Christiaens (romanchr@umich.edu).
1 session on October 21, 2019
Goergetown Law School invites University of Michigan applicants for the 2019-2020 application cycle to participate in group admissions interviews on Monday, October 21st at 3PM.
Those interested in receiving information about the RSVP and selection process may register to receive further details once made available.
1 session on October 21, 2019
OPEN TO ALL U-M GRADUATE STUDENTS
This FALL, ELI presents six free two-hour interactive workshops focusing on specific English writing and speaking skills graduate students need to succeed in their academic and professional careers.

All workshops led by ELI Lecturer IV Pamela Bogart.


1 session on October 22, 2019
All newly hired Student Life staff are expected to attend New Staff Orientation. Prior registration is strongly encouraged: please register by Monday, July 8.
This Orientation, designed for all newly hired Student Life staff, will provide both a context and helpful trainings for the work we do. We will share Student Life mission, core work, values, and strategic direction, as well as a profile of our incoming class. The day will also include opportunities to interact with new and returning Student Life staff and students to explore how, together, we can contribute to an inclusive, respectful campus. Your Orientation will include the mandatory Responsible Employee Training, which is required for all Student Life staff members. Please complete registration for both the Orientation and the Responsible Employee Training.
Day 1 AM: Orientation - 9am-1pm (New Staff, Lunch Provided, REQUIRED)
Day 1 PM: Coaching, Feedback, & Trust: Supervision in Student Life - 1pm-4pm (New Student Life Supervisors)
Day 2 AM: Responsible Employee & Compliance Training - 9am-12pm (New Staff, REQUIRED)
1 session on October 22, 2019
Certainly you are reading for your classes, but how often do you have time to read for pleasure and relaxation without worrying about grades or deadlines? Want to be able to engage in conversation about current literature, outside the academic? Join other Honors community members who love to read for pleasure. The group selects NYT Bestsellers for fall and winter terms, and one summer read. Then, we gather after-hours in the Honors Office for an informal discussion.


This is an Honors Program sponsored event and Honors students at all levels are welcome and encouraged to attend.

If you joined Honors in 2017 or later, you will have the opportunity to earn one engagement point towards the Sophomore Honors Award if you attend and participate in at least 3 Honors Reads meetings before the end of you sophomore year.
Please do not sign up if you do not plan to attend. A limited number of copies of the selected book are available on a first-come, first-serve basis. Registered students may stop by the Honors office (1330 Mason Hall) to pick up a free copy if one is still available.
3 sessions available from October 22, 2019 to November 19, 2019
The America Reads Program sponsors Mandatory Training for ALL Tutors three times a semester.
3 sessions available from October 22, 2019 to November 19, 2019
1 session on October 23, 2019
1 session on October 23, 2019
Come and learn about what Sessions @ Michigan has to offer! These training sessions last about an hour and cover the features and capabilities offered by using Sessions @ Michigan to track your events.


Topics include:

Setting up your tracks and sessions in the system
Asking additional form questions to gather data from your registered users Registration options
What users experience when they register
How track managers can manually register users
How to take attendance on the day of the session and what methods of taking attendance we offer
Sending messages to registered and attended users
Sending follow-up questions and surveys to attendees
Downloading and exporting your registration and attendance data out of Sessions

If time allows we will also take questions after we cover these topics specific to your needs.