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Genetics, Cell Biology, and Development Major Workshop

Attend the Genetics, Cell Biology, and Development Major Workshop on November 6 to learn more about upper division electives, course planning, career and research in the GCD major. Hear from the Director of Undergraduate Studies for GCD and an Academic Advisor, all CBS students are welcome!

Date: November 6, 1-2 p.m.
Location: MCB 3-104
Let us know if you’re thinking of attending!

Civic Engagement as a Scientist

Please join us for a discussion about how science and policy intersect. Five panelists will share their perspective on what civic engagement means to them as individuals in the STEM field. There will be a Q & A portion at the end.


McNair Summer Research Program

The goal of McNair Scholars is to give undergraduate students intensive, faculty-driven research experiences and prepare students for entry into graduate school. During the 10 week summer research program, students will: develop relationships with faculty, receive a $3500 stipend, conduct research, develop a quality research paper and poster presentation, and receive guidance through the graduate school process. Applications are due January 28, 2019.

The Biology Behind Brewing: Visit to Fair State Brewing Cooperative

What ingredients are used to create beer? What chemical processes are involved ?  Are you interested in learning more about the brewing industry and careers available to students in this field? Join the CBS Career Team on a visit to the Fair State Brewing Cooperative's Production Facility!

Women's Center Pop-Up Discussion with Women for Political Change (WFPC)

Date: Thursday, October 25, 4:00-5:30 p.m.
Location: 65 Appleby Hall

Join the Women's Center in our updated study lounge for our new series of pop-up style discussions that provide a space to engage in a variety of topics. For this discussion, we are collaborating with Women for Political Change - University of Minnesota to offer an open dialogue space about the intersections of marginalized gender identities and engagement in politics or organizing. Light refreshments will be provided.

Open House: Stem Cell Biology Master's Program

Interested in the University of Minnesota's Stem Cell Biology Master's program? Join faculty members, former graduates and current students for an informal lunch of pizza and drinks! Students can ask questions from people involved in the field and learn more about the opportunities available in this exciting field.

Date: Thursday, October 25, 12:00 to 1:30 p.m.
Location: McGuire Translational Research Facility
Room 1-109 (The Niche), 2001 6th Street SE, Minneapolis

SMART Tutor Positions

SMART is hiring tutors for Spring 2019!

In addition to seeking applicants for our historically high-demand courses (MATH, PHYS, CHEM, ECON, CSCI, STAT, ACCT, BIOL, Writing, and many more), we are also seeking tutors who can specialize in ESCI, PSY, ASL, PHSL, NSCI, and any other challenging courses for which students might seek support.  Students with successful backgrounds in those subjects who also have backgrounds in other math or science classes would be particularly competitive applicants.

To be eligible for consideration, applicants must:

Biochemistry Club Red Cross Blood Drive

The Biochemistry Club will be hosting the Red Cross Blood Drive on Monday, October 29 from 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. on the ground floor of Coffman Memorial Union!

Right now is a critical time for blood donation. By donating now, you will be helping save thousands of lives. Due to Hurricane Michael, a large amount of the blood donations will be going to hurricane victims!

In addition, all donors that come give blood at our blood drive will receive a FREE Red Cross T-shirt! (While supplies last)

Join the CBS BioScience Student-Employer Networking Event Committee!

The CBS Career Team is looking for one to two CBS undergraduate students interested in serving on our CBS BioScience Student-Employer Networking Event Committee. If you are a student who has ideas about how to make an event welcoming and inclusive for students who want to talk about entry-level careers with companies or governments and non-profit organizations in life sciences, please considering applying!