MIS 301H Excel Review/Tutorial Session with Professor Konana

This coming Monday, February 1, the BHP will host an MIS Excel review/ tutorial session in collaboration with Dr. Konana from 6:00pm- 7:00pm in the MOD lab (CBA 5.325). This session will provide an overview of what can be accomplished in Excel along with basic functions that can accomplish various tasks. We will also cover shortcuts that can help to limit the time it takes to perform various operations. The BHP will provide an assortment of goodies and snacks for those in attendance.

Please email the BHP office: bhp_recept@mccombs.utexas.edu *only* if you plan on attending. Make sure to have “MIS 301H Review Session” in the subject line.

Jan 28 – CIBER Student Panel

The CIBER Summer Study Abroad Program will be hosting a Q&A panel with CIBER study abroad alumni on Thursday, January 28th from 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. in the CBA Events Room 3.304. Come and learn more from students who’ve taken part in CIBER programs during past summers. It is highly recommended that outgoing 2010 CIBER students attend at least one Student Panel throughout the Spring semester. The student panel is open to all McCombs students interested in CIBER programs.

To learn more about CIBER Summer Programs, visit http://www.mccombs.utexas.edu/research/ciber/summer/

Jan. 27th – Study Abroad Fair

Study Abroad Fair
Wednesday, Jan. 27th
10:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. @ Gregory Plaza

Choosing a study abroad program that is the right fit for you is the best way to achieve your personal and academic goals for studying abroad, as well as assisting you with your long-range career plans. It is important to plan carefully, because hundreds of opportunities exist – more than ever before. They differ in location, duration, curriculum, degree of cultural immersion, language, cost and many, many other ways. There is so much to consider, it’s wise to begin planning as soon as you can. Join us at the fair to begin surveying your options!

For more information visit the Study Abroad office: http://www.utexas.edu/student/abroad/

January Info Sessions for Archer Program

Archer Program: Live, Learn and Intern in Washington, D.C.!
Last Info Sessions before the February 19th application deadline

  • January 21, 2010 (Thursday) at 3:30 p.m. in FAC 4
  • January 27, 2010 (Wednesday) at 12:00 p.m. noon in FAC 4
  • January 28, 2010 (Thursday) at 3:00 p.m. in FAC 4

If you would you like to spend a fall or spring semester in Washington, D.C. involved in an internship and taking in-residence UT Austin classes, please see http://www.utexas.edu/ugs/utindc and then come to one of the information sessions to find out more. The UT Austin campus coordinator and former Archer Fellows will give an overview of the program and provide you with tips on submitting a competitive application.

Weekly application tips are provided on Facebook; become a fan of Archer Program Application Information (UT Austin).

  • Need-based scholarships are available
  • The cost for 12 hours is $3,300 for all in-state, out-of-state, and international participants, a savings of at least $900 (or more, depending on your major and your residency status) over your current flat-rate tuition and fees.
  • Freshmen, sophomores, juniors, and seniors are welcomed and encouraged to attend the info sessions.
  • Live in houses on Capitol Hill with your classmates!
  • You can intern anywhere you like! Past internships include the State Department, Brookings Institution, This Week with George Stephanopoulos, Amnesty International, Centers for Disease Control, the Supreme Court, the White House, National Public Radio, World Bank, United Nations Information Centre, Public Strategies, the Smithsonian, the Holocaust Museum, the Save Darfur Coalition, and many, many more.
  • Undergrads from all majors are encouraged to apply.

February 19, 2010 is the application deadline for Fall 2010 and Spring 2011. Please call 232-7564 to schedule an appointment with Katrina Kosted, coordinator, if you would like to discuss your interest in the program, or if you are unable to attend an info session.