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Information session

Here you will find a collection of updates regarding information sessions available to CBS students.

Workshop for Future STEM Teachers

Steering STEM is an event for future K-12 teachers. This event focuses around combating bias in STEM education and providing tools and resources for teaching STEM. It will include a speaker and discussion, a panel of current STEM students, and hands-on practice with science experiments that could be used in a classroom. RSVP Here

When: Saturday, Nov 23, from 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Where: Bruininks Hall (East Bank)

Bioinformatics and Computational Biology Graduate Program Open House

Drop by anytime to learn more about research and career opportunities at the intersection of biological, computer and data sciences at the U and beyond. Learn about BICB and network with current graduate students from a wide range of research disciplines. The afternoon will include a poster session from current students, program information session, Q&A panel, and tours of UMN-TC labs and core facilities


HECUA Information Sessions

HECUA Information Session 

  • Thursday, February 21, 12:00-1:00 p.m.; 303 Coffman
  • Wednesday, March 6, 12:00-1:00 p.m.; 303 Coffman (course instructors will be attending) 

HECUA is a social justice based program where students take courses in the community paired with an internship. HECUA is great for students:

  • who are looking for an internship
  • want to get more involved in the community
  • who are interested in social justice 
  • looking for something different

HECUA has four main tracks:

Sustainability and Energy Expo

Calling all students! Do you have a project or research with a sustainability angle? Present your work at the 2019 Sustainability and Energy Expo on Friday, April 5th in Rapson Hall! Presentations can take the form of lightning talks, posters or multi-media/creative works and there's a chance you could win $150! Submissions will be accepted through March 8! Apply now!

Indiana University School of Optometry Student Recruitment Reception

The IU School of Optometry is hosting a student recruitment reception on Monday, March 4 from 6:30-8:00 p.m. at Twin Cities 400 Tavern.  This reception will feature a short informational presentation and a question and answer session with an IU alumni, current 4th year students and Dr. Kim Kohne the Associate Dean of Students. Heavy hors d'oeuvres will be served. The reception is a great opportunity to ask questions about IUSO and learn a little more about the program.

University of Minnesota School of Dentistry Open House

The University of Minnesota's School of Dentistry Open House for prospective students on Saturday, June 15, 2019. This event will include hands-on activities, information sessions, and an opportunity to connect with current students, faculty and staff in the dental hygiene (BSDH), dental therapy (BSDH/MDT), and dentistry (DDS) programs. The open house will be at Moos Tower (515 Delaware St. SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455) and will include separate events for students in high school and in college.

University of Minnesota School of Dentistry's Discover Dental School Program

The University of Minnesota School of Dentistry will be hosting a dental school preparatory program for undergraduate students on Monday, June 3 – Friday, June 7, 2019. Students will be selected to participate* in this week-long program that will provide training, resources, and experiences to strengthen the skills of attendees and assist them in creating a competitive application to dental school.

International Student Career Fair Preparation Workshops

  • Friday, February 15 - Bruininks Hall 512A - 1-2 p.m.
  • Tuesday, February 19 - Bruininks Hall 330 - 4:30-5:30 p.m.

Join the International Student Career Fair Preparation Workshop to get ready for the upcoming spring career fairs! Don't miss this opportunity to learn what to expect at the career fairs, tips for researching employers and opportunities, a review of CPT and OPT, and an invaluable chance to practice your self-introduction before you meet recruiters!

Think Like a Researcher Workshop Series

The University of Minnesota Libraries' Think like a Researcher series is designed to help undergraduate students become comfortable with the research skills and tools needed to participate in a variety of exciting research and creative opportunities. It is designed to bring students, especially first year and second year students, from across the University and different colleges together to learn.