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Faculty in the College of Biological Sciences conduct research on a broad range of subjects, from molecules to ecosystems, and make discoveries that improve human health, restore the environment, provide new sources of renewable energy and enhance agriculture. Here you will find a collection of news, features and opportunities for and about CBS faculty.

Checking in With Dean Forbes - May 2022

This time of year is always bittersweet as we say goodbye to another class. This year is especially so for me since it was my last commencement with CBS. I’ll miss this place and the people a great deal, but feel certain CBS will continue to thrive and evolve in new and exciting directions. 

Employee Engagement Survey follow-up

Checking in With Dean Forbes - April 2022

In just under a month, the class of 2022 will walk across the stage at 3M Arena. They will hear from commencement speaker Dr. Mary Kemen and sing along to Hail! Minnesota with John S. Anderson. For the first time in two years, we will be able to send off our soon-to-be graduates as we have done in years past – in person surrounded by their family, friends, advisors and professors. 

Employee Engagement Survey

Golden Pipettes return

The CBS Student and Events Boards brought back the Golden Pipettes with an awards ceremony April 20 at Huntington Bank Stadium's Indoor Room. Faculty were recognized for their impact on the lives of CBS undergraduate students, as well as foster connections between faculty and students in a non-academic setting. This year's recipients included: