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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.

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.

A Sample Strain and a Lasting Legacy

Former University faculty member Marty Dworkin’s microbiology legacy lives on in the kegs of a local taproom.

Dworkin group
Front row from left to right: Caleb Levar, Tim Brickman, Daniel Bond, Jeffrey Gralnick; back: Niko Tonks of Fair State Brewing

Dinner with Four Networking Event

Connect and network with CBS alumni who are currently working industry (non-pre-health) professions at Dinner with Four Networking Event.  This program is limited to four alumni and 34 students to allow for meaningful conversations around a large dinner table. Applicants must be available to attend both the prep workshop on May 2, 4:30-5:30 p.m. as well as the dinner May 3, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Apply by April 25: z.umn.edu/cbsdinnerw4.  Students will be notified on April 27 of their acceptance. 

Alumni Award Recipients Recognized

Two College of Biological Sciences alums were honored at the college's 2016 Recognition and Appreciation Dinner in late October.

Valery Forbes, Kipling Thacker, Aliredha Walji
Left to Right: Dean Valery Forbes, Kipling Thacker, Aliredha Walji