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CBS 50th Celebration at the Bell

Come celebrate 50 years of the College of Biological Sciences with an evening of fun, food and memories at the Bell Museum.

Saturday, October 3, 2015
4-8 p.m. | Program at 5 p.m.
Bell Museum of Natural History

Meet Dr. Valery E. Forbes, the college's new dean • Attend "lightning science talks" by CBS researchers • Enjoy hands-on, family-friendly activities and explore the museum • Sing Hail! Minnesota with Professor Emeritus John S. Anderson

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4-5 p.m. Registration & Hands-on Activities

Featuring Market Science and The Marine Biology Club. Our first 50 arrivals will receive a CBS swag bag!

4:30 p.m. Lightning Science Talks

Starting at 4:30 p.m. in the Bell Auditorium, enjoy fast-paced talks by top CBS researchers including:

5 p.m. Program

We'll be kicking off the program with CBS History Trivia followed by a keynote with Dean Valery Forbes and Hail! Minnesota led by John S. Anderson.

5:30-6:30 p.m. Reception

Mingle with the CBS community and enjoy free food and drink and a cash bar.

6:30-8 p.m. Museum Wanderings

In addition to the diorama displays, be sure to check out the Exploradome for "Inner-space: A virtual tour of the human heart," and the Touch and See room for more hands-on activities, button-making and the CBS photobooth! The Peregrine Falcon exhibit opens on Saturday too!