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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.

Message the Midwife

CBS alum Katelyn Pastick was part of the team that took silver in the Institute on the Environment's 2016 Acara Challenge for text messaging service for pregnant women in Uganda.
Katelyn Pastick


A Different Kind of Science Startup

CBS alum Kelsey Navis knows firsthand the value of learning by doing, and she’s bringing lessons learned to her new role.
Kelsey Navis and Bob Elde

Kelsey Navis and former CBS dean Robert Elde in the BioLab at the Hill Country Science Mill. (Photo credit: Kevin Tully)

On a First-Name Basis With Nature

CBS alumna Cole Williams talks about the inspiration for her new biology-themed book for children.

Cole Williams

“Writing about science was always something I wanted to do. It’s why I went into research in the first place; I thought it would help me become a more well-versed science writer.”

Cole Williams (B.S.

College Launches New Alumni Mentor Program

Twenty-two undergraduates matched with CBS alumni mentors in a variety of fields.

An alumni mentor program designed to connect current CBS undergraduates with alumni working in a range of fields launched earlier this month. The program, led by Tannica Jacobsen (CBS Advancement) and Rebecca Dordel (Student Services), is designed to offer students an opportunity to connect with alumni working in fields of interest in the Twin Cities. Participants are expected to meet several times over the course of the program, which concludes in April.