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Alumni

College of Biological Sciences alumni can be found all over the globe, doing amazing work with their degrees. Enjoy this collection of features and opportunities for and about CBS alumni.

CBS Bay Area Alumni Reception

The College of Biological Sciences at the University of Minnesota and CBS alums Dr. Lolly Schiffman and Kendra Radtke invite you to a Bay Area gathering for alumni and friends. Reconnect with fellow College of Biological Sciences alumni and make new connections. Hear from CBS Dean Valery Forbes and network with fellow CBS alumni. Hors d’oeuvres and refreshments will be served.

Alumni at Work: Riley Seitz

 

CBS alum Riley Seitz put her background in microbiology to work building Surly Brewery's quality lab from the ground up.

Riley Seitz

Riley Seitz (B.S. Microbiology '14) at Surly Brewery in Minneapolis where she is quality manager. 


Job title: Quality Manager at Surly Brewery

Life after Nature of Life

CBS alum Rob Kulhanek welcomed thousands of incoming CBS students to Itasca. Now he's helping science startups get off the ground.

Rob Kulhanek (B.S. Ecology, Evolution and Behavior, '14) at New York University.

CBS Alumni and Student Networking Event

Do you ever wonder what your options are with a CBS degree? Come learn more about career paths that are out there for you by speaking with CBS alums who were once in your shoes! Connect with alums in the health professions and industry careers at this evening created to connect with others who have career stories to share with you!  Hosted by the CBS Advancement Office and CBS Career Services.

A Beak to Nose Experience

For most, seeing a raptor is a rarity. For Gail Buhl, it’s just another day on the job.

Gail Buhl

The University of Minnesota Raptor Center treated a record 1,085 raptors in 2017 alone, so it’s no surprise that as the Center’s Education Program Manager, Gail Buhl (B.S. Biology ‘97) has seen a lot of birds.

CBS Recognizes Three Outstanding Alumni

CBS recently selected three alumni making significant impacts in their careers and their communities for the College’s annual alumni awards. Robert Desnick and Angela Trepanier received the CBS Alumni Achievement Award, and Kimberly VanderWaal received the CBS Emerging Leader Award, an award for alumni who graduated within the last 10 years. Since graduating from CBS, all three have made lasting impacts in higher education across the country in areas relating to genetic counseling, veterinary medicine and genetic diseases.

Parks Proud

Helping sustain and build on Minneapolis parks’ reputation for excellence is all in a day’s work for Jennifer Ringold.

Jennifer Ringold

Planting Seeds

Fourth-generation Gopher Mary Kemen is making sure students have access to hands-on learning opportunities.

Mary Kemen

Mary Kemen at the College of Biological Sciences Conservatory where she did research as an undergraduate.