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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

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.