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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

2018 Regenerative Medicine Postbaccalaureate Research Opportunities

The Sens Research Foundation Postbaccalaureate Fellowship Program offers undergraduate students the opportunity to conduct biomedical research to combat diseases of aging, such as Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disease. Like SRF’s Summer Scholars Program, the goal of the Postbaccalaureate Fellowship Program will be to prepare participants for a career in regenerative medicine research. Under the guidance of a scientific mentor, each Fellow will take control of his or her own research project. Research projects offered will vary from year to year.

Medical School Application Bootcamp

CBS students applying to medical school programs during the summer of 2018 are invited to attend this application workshop on Monday, May 14! This interactive workshop will include an overview of the medical school admissions process, a presentation about the holistic review process from the U of M Medical School, a panel of CBS alumni currently in medical school, an opportunity for a mock interview practice in traditional and MMI styles, and other activities related to preparing a competitive application for medical school.

Nagel Named Goldwater Scholar

Ecology, Evolution and Behavior junior Anna Nagel talks evolutionary theory, her high-flying hobby and how it felt to be named a Goldwater Scholar

Anna Nagel
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The Arctic Meltdown and Minnesota's Weather: How Are They Connected?

Does it seem as though the weather is a little "different" lately? Are you typically shoveling snow in April, pulling on your parka to protect against weeks of February-like wind chill? Minnesota's snow and rainfall amounts and intensity have changed and that has implications for our storm sewers and floodplains. Evidence suggests weather patterns are becoming more persistent, which can lead to extremes such as droughts, cold spells, heat waves, snowy winters, and flood events.