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Undergraduate students

Here you will find a collection of news, information and updates for College of Biological Sciences undergraduate students.

Blending Science and Public Policy

Three CBS students learn the ropes of science-based public policy with the Freshwater Society


When you think of someone pursuing public policy, you might conjure up an image of a political science or public affairs student. CBS alumna Katherine Himes, however, wants to bring scientists into this notion. 

CBS BioBuds

Engage with the CBS community this fall. 

First year students — get paired with a student who knows the ropes of CBS. They will answer questions, talk about their experiences in CBS and offer support/guidance on your journey.

Third/Fourth/Fifth year students — serve as a “buddy” for first-year students. 


Applications due October 21, 2020. Apply at z.umn.edu/BioBuds2020

 

Organized by the CBS Student Board.

 

Basic coding and machine learning workshop

Join Charosa, Engineering World Health and the Society of Asian Scientists and Engineers, for a basic coding and machine learning workshop. This is targeted towards biological and other pre-health students with no experience in each.

The workshop is a 3 part series spanning held on October 14, 21 and 28 1from 6 - 7:30 p.m. CT. It is held via Zoom.

Fall 2020 CBS Pre-Health Career Week

Get ready for your future career in a medical field.

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Start planning for your career in medicine during the CBS Pre-Health Career Week. Whether you plan to work in dentistry, medicine, pharmacy, public health, policy or beyond, you can take advantage of the programming available October 12-16.

Fall 2020 CBS Career Exploration Week

Get a jumpstart on your career planning and exploration the first week of October. 

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Start your career planning and preparations this fall and join in on a series of events during the CBS Career Exploration week October 5-8.

Student Parent HELP Center

The Student Parent HELP Center is a comprehensive support service program for pregnant and parenting students. Students with children are facing a particularly difficult time due to COVID-19. Undergraduates, who tend to be the most low-income and are more likely to be single parents, are at significant risk for leaving the institution.