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Undergraduate students

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

Opportunities for doctoral and postbaccalaureate training at the National Institutes of Health

Are you interested in postbaccalaureate training in biomedical research, or pursuing a PhD in a biomedical field? The National Institute of Health offers two great training programs: the NIH Postbaccalaureate Intramural Research Training Award, and the NIH Oxford-Cambridge Scholars Program.

NIH Postbaccalaureate Intramural Research Training Award

NSF Fellowship for Graduate Education - Info Session and Summer Writing Group

If you are applying to graduate school this fall, consider also applying to the NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP).The NSF GRFP provides a three-year annual stipend of $34,000 along with a $12,000 cost of education allowance for tuition and fees (paid to the institution), opportunities for international research and professional development, and the freedom to conduct your own research at any accredited U.S. institution of graduate education.

Upcoming Nutritious U Food Pantry Dates (April 2018)

Nutritious U April flyer

Nutritious U, an on-campus, free food pantry available to any graduate and undergraduate student attending the University of Minnesota, will be holding an event from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on April 24-26 in Coffman Room 210.

Alternatives for People with Autism Open House and Hiring Event

Alternatives for People with Autism is hosting a walk-in open house and hiring event this coming Wednesday, April 25 from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. This will be a great opportunity for students to see the AFPWA facility and to learn more about and apply for part- and full-time direct care positions. There will also be free food and gift cards giveaways!

Feel Better Fast Workshop Series

Are you feeling overwhelmed by the demands of the semester? Do you want to learn effective ways to manage stress and practice general self-care? If so, this is the workshop for you!  Join Student Counseling Services for a three-session workshop that will teach you techniques on stress and anxiety management, mindfulness, emotion management, and general self-care.

Applying to Graduate School 101: Becoming a Competitive Applicant

Applying to graduate school in fall 2018 or want to learn more about applying to Master or Ph.D. programs in the life sciences? Join CBS Undergraduate Research Coordinator Dr. Jacob Moore to learn what programs are looking for in an applicant as well as the qualities of a strong application. Information about the application timeline will also be discussed.

Event Details:
Date: Wednesday, April 25
Time: 4:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Location: Bruininks 131B