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Welcome Week 2017

First-year students, get acclimated to campus and learn more about opportunities for you as students at Welcome Week 2017. Attend informational sessions, convocation and events around campus the week of August 30 - September 4, 2017. For more information and a calendar of events, check out the Welcome Week website


Get ready for NOL@Itasca summer 2017! During NOL @ Itasca, students participate in intensive field/lab experience modules, each of which is taught by a faculty member with 10-12 student participants. Session one for 2017 starts July 6! Get more info about NOL@Itasca on the Nature of Life section of the CBS website. 

CBS Student Board WAM JAM

The CBS Student Board invites you to the CBS WAM JAM, an evening of food, friends and fun at the Weisman Art Museum! Admission is free.

Event Details

  • Friday, April 14
  • 4–6 p.m.
  • Weisman Art Museum
  • Live music
  • Food from Kafe 421 

March for Science

The CBS Student Board welcomes students, faculty, staff and supporters to the March for Science Minnesota on April 22, 2017. The Student Board will facilitate pre-march meet up points on the East Bank campus (for those who would like to travel together via light-rail to the march) and in St. Paul near the march starting point.

Lunch and Learn: The Beautiful Brain

Faculty members Janet Dubinsky (Neuroscience) and Diane Willow (Art) have teamed up to facilitate a conversation with CBS students around the important intersections of art and science. Join us from 12-1 p.m. on Thursday April 13 for pizza, discussion and a brief museum tour at the Weisman! Discussion and Pizza will be in 518 Bruininks.


CBS Student Board 5k

The CBS Student Board invites you to join the 2017 CBS Student Board 5k on Sunday, April 30. Registration is $15 and includes a t-shirt, food and beverages. All proceeds going to NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness). Registration begins at 1 p.m., guided warm up at 2 p.m. and the race begins at 2:30 p.m. Register for the race at

Event Details

Exploring Careers in Public Health Panel

Learn about the Master’s of Public Health at UM, programs including community health promotion, epidemiology, maternal and child health, and public health nutrition. CBS alumni who are now faculty or current students in program will also share how their undergraduate training prepared them for their public health careers. Light snacks and refreshments will be served. Register at

Event Details

  • Wednesday, April 19
  • 4 - 5 p.m.
  • 3-100 Mayo