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Volunteer for STEM Day!

Over 100 first and second grade students are coming to campus on December 12 for a morning of STEM activities. Take a break from working the lab or studying and volunteer to lead or assist a station!

Event Details:
North Star Ballroom, St. Paul Student Center
Thursday, December 12
Volunteers needed from 9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. 
All volunteers are invited to stay for lunch from 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. & talk with the students in a more casual setting about life as a scientist.

International STEM Alumni Connections Networking Event

Meet international alumni from the U who graduated with STEM majors. We welcome all undergraduate international students to join us for networking with a panel of international STEM alumni, and a Q&A discussion.

Wednesday, November 20, 4:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. 
Tate Room 120

The Science Behind the Movie: The Lion King

What’s fact and what’s fiction in new live-action Lion King? 

Come find out! CBS Student Services invites CBS students, faculty and staff, join us for a screening of The Lion King (2019) followed by a discussion led by former University of Minnesota Lion Center researcher Dr. Anna Mosser.

Event Details
Thursday, November 21
5:30 - 8:45 p.m.
Coffman Theater, Coffman Memorial Union

No RSVP required.

Celebrate First-Gen Week, Nov 4-Nov 8

Join CBS, the University of Minnesota and colleges across the U.S. as we celebrate the presence and experience of first-generation college students, faculty, and staff on campus! The national First-Generation College Celebration Day takes place on November 8, the anniversary of the Higher Education Act of 1965. We celebrate all week, Nov 4 - Nov 8. Be sure to see the full list of activities across campus.


CBS Commuter Student Lunch Hour

CBS commuter students, eat lunch together this Thursday! Bring your lunch, play games and connect with other commuter students within CBS. 


When: Thursday, November 7 (and first Thursday of each month) from 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Where: 3-104 Molecular and Cellular Biology

Upcoming Date: December 5


Pre-Health Transfer Student Application Prep Workshops

Transfer students interested in pre-health are encouraged connect with the Pre-Health Student Resource Center during two workshops. 

Transfer students will work with PHSRC counselors to:

  • Review our action plan tool and how to use it to get organized.
  • Talk about short term and longer term goals for their application portfolio. 
  • Review strategies to get connected to valuable experiences.

Where: 2-565 Moos Tower

Cost of Medical School: An Open Discussion

It is no secret that medical school comes with a high price tag. Come join the Minnesota Medical Leaders (MML) student group for an open discussion on how the cost of applying and attending medical school is a barrier to increasing diversity in the field. Following the discussion, there will be time to ask questions about our student group and learn a little about what we do. We will also be providing pizza!  

Event: MML Open House: Discussing the Cost of Medical School

When: Monday, October 28 from 6 - 7 p.m.

CBS Pre-Health Opportunities Fair

Connect with representatives from multiple local and on-campus organizations to explore opportunities and programs related to becoming a competitive applicant for health professional school. Explore opportunities for volunteering, clinical experiences, internships, research, study abroad trips, and gap year opportunities.This is an open house event, open to all CBS students. Hosted by CBS Career Services in collaboration with Nature of Life.