ALS 500 & 600 ELL #5 (Fall 1)

Welcome to ALS 500 & 600! You are in the right place if you are looking for your extensive listening opportunities. If you are not an ALS 500 or 600 student that’s ok – you can still attend these events if you would like. If you are an ALS 500 or 600 student, you need to attend one of the events from the list below. After you attend one of these events, record a brief summary and reaction – you can ask your teacher if you have any questions about this.

Career Snapshot

I work @ Facebook

Jasmine Morano earned her BS in 2012 with majors in Psych and Spanish and has been working in the tech industry from the moment she graduated. She is currently a University Recruiter at Facebook. She got her start in recruiting at Epic Systems in Madison and discovered that psychology was the most common degree to hold in recruiting. She is a firm believer that those interested in Psychology are naturally very curious, inquisitive people, which leads to some being drawn to recruiting.

Date: Wednesday, October 7, 2:30 p.m.

Location: 338 Brogden Psychology Building

Navigating Biosciences at UW-Madison

Making the most of your campus resources

Did you know there are over 30 bioscience majors at UW-Madison? It can be overwhelming trying to figure out how to learn more about majors, careers, and research opportunities in the life sciences. This session will provide an overview of the variety of biological science majors at UW & key resources to help you explore your interests. We will cover FAQs related to course selection, major declaration, pre-health preparation, and research opportunities.

Date: Wednesday, October 07, 3:30

Location: 6 Ingraham Hall

What Professor Morales is Doing to Decipher and Enhance Local, Regional and National Food Systems

Badger Volunteers Education Session

Wanting to have a sense of food systems, their history, contemporary organization and overlap with other activities, and what people are doing for and with them to improve society? Then come listen to Professor Alfonso Morales answer these questions in a presentation that will reveal to you the nuanced future of food in our lives.

Date: Wednesday, October 07, 6 p.m.

Location: Armory and Gymnasium (Red Gym), ask for the room when you arrive

Weston Roundtable: Daniel Cziczo

A Better Understanding of Climate Through Studies of Ice Clouds

Clouds form when water molecules condense on particles such as dust, vehicle emissions and sea salt. Professor Cziczo's team samples atmospheric clouds from mountaintop sites and NASA research aircraft, and creates clouds under laboratory conditions. He will examine how clouds offset some warming from greenhouse gases but, more important, how clouds create uncertainty in projecting Earth's future climate. The focus will be on cirrus ice clouds, which are critical for comprehending climate.

Date: Thursday, October 08, 4:15

Location: 1106 Mechanical Engineering Building

Is Graduate School Right for Me?

Graduate school is an expensive and time consuming venture. Considering fifty percent of doctoral students drop out it is important to ensure graduate school fits your personal and professional goals. Come to this workshop expecting an open ended conversation about the best and worst reasons to take the plunge into grad school. The goal is that you leave with the tools to make a decision.

Date: Thursday, October 08, 6 p.m.

Location: BioCommons, Steenbock Memorial Library

Battle for the Brains: Recruitment of Skilled Migrants to Norway

by Professor Micheline van Riemsdijk

How do individuals and institutions shape international skilled migration flows? How do skilled migrants influence the cities in which they live and work?

Date: Friday, October 09, 4 p.m.

Location: 1418 Van Hise Hall


Arboretum Walk

Enjoy what is usually the peak for fall color in the restored woodlands of the Arboretum.

Date: Sunday, October 11, 1 p.m.

Location:Meet at Visitor Center, UW-Madison Arboretum


The series to take if taking an idea to market is on your mind

Entrepreneurons is a WARF series focused on bringing the fundamentals of getting a new venture started to the UW–Madison community. Each session features a panel discussion among local experts.

Date: Monday, October 12, 4 p.m.

Location: H.F. DeLuca Forum, Discovery Building




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