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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.

Alumni at Work: Paul Savereide


As senior associate general counsel at the University of Minnesota, CBS alum Paul Savereide (J.D. '91; Ph.D. Cell and Developmental Biology, '91) draws on the skills he learned in the lab to provide guidance on a range of issues from data privacy to patents for new technology. He shares a bit about his path from Ph.D. to J.D. and offers some advice to biology students interested in the law.

Nominations Open for 2021 CBS Alumni Awards

College of Biological Sciences graduates go on to do great things in healthcare, industry, education and many other fields. We think our grads deserve accolades for their efforts. CBS alumni, faculty, staff and students are eligible to participate. Learn about past recipients here.

Alumni Insights | A healthy interest in healthcare - Careers in medicine

If you are thinking about applying to medical or professional school this is the session for you. CBS alumni in healthcare careers will provide their insights about the best way to position yourself for medical and professional school, the application process and what to expect in medical school and as a working physician.

Event Details

  • Wednesday, Mar. 3

  • 4 - 5 p.m. CT via Zoom

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Alumni Insights | Feeling industrious? Careers in biotechnology and biomedical fields

CBS alumni in a variety of industry roles will offer their take on how to use your degree in biotechnology and biomedical fields. Whether you are interested in entrepreneurship and startups or a career at an established company, this is the session for you. Hear about their professional paths and ask your questions!

Event Details

  • Wednesday, Feb. 24

  • 4 - 5 p.m. CT via Zoom

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Alumni Insights | Beyond a B.S. - Graduate and professional school

Interested in applying to graduate or professional school? Join CBS alums who are current students or recent alums! They will share their insights and answer your questions about the application process and navigating your next phase of your education. 

Event Details

  • Wednesday, Feb. 10

  • 4 - 5 p.m. CT

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Alumni Insights | An Eye on the Environment - Careers to protect the planet 

CBS alumni in a variety of roles relating to the environment will offer their take on how to leverage your degree in a career focused on policy, conservation, and other areas. Hear about their professional paths and ask your questions!

Event Details

  • Wednesday, Feb. 3

  • 4 - 5 p.m. CT via Zoom

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