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Ask Him Anything

Craig Packer participated in a Reddit AMA (Ask Me Anything) in late December, here are some highlights!

Craig Packer
Photo: Jonathan Pavlica

Are there more lions in captivity than wild?

There are at least 20,000 lions left in the wild, so they still out-number captive lions — but not by much!

CBS People: Zack Gill

From peer advising, through the wilderness, to academic advisor!

Zach Gill

What do you do here?

I am an academic advisor in CBS Student Services.

Dordel Awarded for Work in Career Coaching

CBS career coach Rebecca Dordel receives merit award from Career Development Network.

Rebecca Dordel

The Career Development Network (CDN) at the University of Minnesota recently awarded CBS career coach Rebecca Dordel with the Golden Gopher Merit Award for her work with students on campus.

Rapid response

New approach yields promising strategy for breaking down drugs in wastewater.

Kelly Aukema

We’re a medicated society — and because many pharmaceuticals can pass through our bodies without being degraded, we have medicated wastewater as well. Scientists have found scores of different drugs in water flowing into wastewater treatment plants.

CBS Academic Technology Support

CBS Research & Learning Technologies now providing academic technology support for CBS faculty, instructors and teaching assistants inside departments each week.