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CBS Study Abroad Lunch and Learns

CBS Student Services will be hosting their spring CBS Study Abroad Lunch and Learns on February 26 - March 1, 2018 from 12-1pm in 3-104 MCB.

During these lunch time information sessions, you will hear from past CBS students who have studied abroad, learn about the programs from the staff who work with them, and find out why they work so well for CBS majors. Information on scholarships will be covered too! Below are the sessions for this semester:

Astronaut Scholarship

Each year the University of Minnesota is invited to put forward two students to compete for a $10,000 scholarship from the Astronaut Scholarship Foundation.  These students must be sophomores or juniors who show outstanding promise for careers in research in the natural or applied sciences, engineering or mathematics. No special consideration is given to students in astronautical engineering. Applicants must be U.S.

ISSS Cross-Cultural Discussion Groups

International Student and Scholar Services will host weekly Cross-Cultural Discussion Groups allowing UMN students from a variety of colleges, majors, and nationalities to share their experiences and ideas on topics including friendship and relationships, taboos and stereotypes, culture shock, global educational systems, and more.

Acara Challenge Application

The Acara Challenge, an annual competition that awards up to $5,500 to UMN students working to solve social and environmental challenges, is now accepting applications for 2018. All current degree-seeking UMN students are invited to apply by the February 4 deadline. The competition will occur February 27 - March 1, 2018.

Learn more and apply by visiting the Acara Challenge webpage.

Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) at Ohio University

The deadline to apply for the Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) program is February 1, 2018.  

The SURF program allows undergraduate students interested in medicine or biomedical research the opportunity to work in an active research lab under the guidance of a biomedical science faculty member.

CBSelfie with Destiny Weaver

Neuroscience major Destiny Weaver shares how getting involved on campus has allowed her to promote diversity in STEM fields

Destiny Weaver

Who are you?
Destiny Weaver; sophomore

Brooklyn Park, MN