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Graduate students

The College of Biological Sciences is home to five distinct graduate programs, spanning biochemistry to plant biology. Here you will find a collection of news, features and opportunities for and about CBS graduate students.

Pennycress, Pollinators and Paris

CBS graduate student Jason Thomas receives Fulbright Scholarship to study plant sciences in France.

Jason Thomas

From the fields of St. Paul campus, Jason Thomas’ next plant venture will take him across the Atlantic to further explore the plant sciences.

Fulbright Fair Spring 2017

Juniors and seniors, would you like to study, teach, or do research abroad after graduation? Graduate students, do you have plans for international dissertation research? Learn about opportunities to do all of this with the Fulbright Student Program.

Event Details

  • Wednesday, March 22 
  • 4 - 5 p.m.
  • 240 Northrop


Chelsea Cervantes de Blois, Ph.D. candidate in Geography

CBS Academic Technology Support

CBS Research & Learning Technologies now providing academic technology support for CBS faculty, instructors and teaching assistants inside departments each week.


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.

Our Voices: Indigenous Women and Women of Color

Our Voices: Indigenous Women and Women of Color is a new dialogue group centering women-identified indigenous students, students of color, and multiracial students at the U of M! This dialogue group aims to support and engage the intersection of identities, foster a safe space for identity development, self-expression, and self-reflection, and develop responsible leaders to advance the needs and enrich the experiences of indigenous women and women of color.