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CBS students start their collegiate journey at the headwaters of the Mississippi where they meet faculty, make friends and learn biology in a living laboratory and continues back on campus with in classrooms and labs, study spaces and student groups. You are now viewing a collection of education and teaching news, opportuntities and highlights at the College of Biological Sciences

Is Graduate School Right for Me?

Tune into this free webinar from the University of Minnesota Graduate School and the Carlson School of Management to learn how to determine if graduate school is right for you, common graduate school options and how to determine the best option for you, and career opportunities after graduate school.

Thursday, July 21, 2016 12:00 p.m. (CDT)

First Cohort Selected for New Postdoctoral Program

Four postdoctoral associates receive funding for multidisciplinary projects through college’s Grand Challenges in Biology Postdoctoral Program.


Following a highly competitive application process, four post-doctoral associates were selected to participate in the college’s new Grand Challenges in Biology Postdoctoral Program. Each submitted a research project proposal designed to boost cross-pollination between faculty labs within and beyond the college and spark new multidisciplinary collaborations.