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New-course announcements and course features and highlights to keep you in the know!

New Research Group Management Course

Professional development for postdoctoral scientists and senior graduate students

This CBS professional development course, led by Carrie Wilmot and Jennifer Powers is aimed at postdoctoral scientists and senior graduate students who envision transitioning to a project or group leadership position in academia, industry, or government research.

Take Biology 3610 This Spring Semester

Interested in earning credit for your Biology related internship this Spring 2017? Consider registering for BIOL 3610 Internship: Professional Experience in Biological Sciences!

This S/N course allows students to engage in structured reflection and career development throughout the internship experience while earning credit. A student must secure their own internship which can be paid, unpaid or stipend and intern a minimum of 150 hours over at least 10 weeks.

Human Skeletal Analysis Course Offered Spring 2017

Anthropology has added ANTH 3405/5405  - Human Skeletal Analysis to the spring semester course schedule.  The course will have a lecture Mondays from 10:10 a.m. - 12:05 p.m. and a lab on Fridays from 10:10 - 11:00 a.m.  The class provides significant lab time working with real human remains.

4+1 Master's in Public Health Program

Interested in public health? Earn a Masters in Public Health while saving time and money! The School of Public Health at the University of Minnesota is currently accepting applications for the 4+1 Environmental Health MPH for fall 2017. Through this program, students can begin working on an MPH in Environmental Health during their senior year in the College of Biological Sciences and graduate with a master's degree the following year. Applications are due by April 1, 2017.

Biology 2001: Career Planning for Biologists 2017

Want to make progress on your career planning but are overwhelmed with where to start? Consider registering for Biology 2001! This one-credit course provides students structure to engage in career decision-making and planning while breaking down the process into manageable steps.

This course is for students who want to explore career options in the biological sciences, prepare for job or internship applications or students who want to organize their graduate school or job application process. Spring 2017: Tuesdays 3:35 - 4:25 p.m.

Biology Colloquium (Biol 1020)

Consider taking Biology Colloquium 1020. In this unique one-credit course you can hear faculty and other biology experts discuss their research and career paths and tour biology-related laboratories, centers, and facilities on and off campus.

VPM 2400 - Managed Captive Wildlife Spring 2017

The Veterinary Population Medicine Department is excited to announce their new course VPM 2400 Managed Captive Wildlife being offered this Spring 2017.

Part of the new Minor in Wildlife Care and Handling, this introductory course discusses the principles and techniques involved in the care and management of captive wildlife. Topics include the role of captive wildlife, biodiversity, urban wildlife, biosentinel science, and animal welfare.