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News for CBS Undergraduates


New Course Spring 2020: PMB 4131 Prokaryotic Genetics

Consider adding a new course to your spring 2020 load. Prokaryotic Genetics will focus on a molecular understanding of bacteria, archaea and phage covering both classic and modern genetic approaches. Note that the course fulfills Upper Division Elective for BIOC, BIOL, COP, GCD, MICB and PMB majors.

International STEM Alumni Connections Networking Event

Meet international alumni from the U who graduated with STEM majors. We welcome all undergraduate international students to join us for networking with a panel of international STEM alumni, and a Q&A discussion.

Wednesday, November 20, 4:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. 
Tate Room 120

The Science Behind the Movie: The Lion King

What’s fact and what’s fiction in new live-action Lion King? 

Come find out! CBS Student Services invites CBS students, faculty and staff, join us for a screening of The Lion King (2019) followed by a discussion led by former University of Minnesota Lion Center researcher Dr. Anna Mosser.

Event Details
Thursday, November 21
5:30 - 8:45 p.m.
Coffman Theater, Coffman Memorial Union

No RSVP required.

Apply to Work as a Medical Scribe

Interested in working as a medical scribe? The Emergency Physicians Professional Association (EPPA) Medical Scribe Program is hiring pre-health students and graduates for 2020. Part-Time & Full-Time Positions Available

Apply and schedule an on-campus interview.
Apply on our website with your resume & unofficial academic transcript

Celebrate First-Gen Week, Nov 4-Nov 8

Join CBS, the University of Minnesota and colleges across the U.S. as we celebrate the presence and experience of first-generation college students, faculty, and staff on campus! The national First-Generation College Celebration Day takes place on November 8, the anniversary of the Higher Education Act of 1965. We celebrate all week, Nov 4 - Nov 8. Be sure to see the full list of activities across campus.


Seeking Feedback on Proposed Changes

Weigh in on proposed changes to liberal education requirements.

The CBS Student Board is interested in your feedback about the proposed changes to liberal education by a University-wide faculty-led committee, the Liberal Education Redesign Committee (LERC). Please note this will NOT affect the requirements of currently enrolled students

The CBS Faculty Consultative Committee (FCC) will consider this report and proposed models at its November meeting. Please take some time to review changes and give feedback!

CBS Commuter Student Lunch Hour

CBS commuter students, eat lunch together this Thursday! Bring your lunch, play games and connect with other commuter students within CBS. 


When: Thursday, November 7 (and first Thursday of each month) from 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Where: 3-104 Molecular and Cellular Biology

Upcoming Date: December 5