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Open House: Stem Cell Biology Master's Program

Interested in the University of Minnesota's Stem Cell Biology Master's program? Join faculty members, former graduates and current students for an informal lunch of pizza and drinks! Students can ask questions from people involved in the field and learn more about the opportunities available in this exciting field.

Date: Thursday, October 25, 12:00 to 1:30 p.m.
Location: McGuire Translational Research Facility
Room 1-109 (The Niche), 2001 6th Street SE, Minneapolis

Biochemistry Club Red Cross Blood Drive

The Biochemistry Club will be hosting the Red Cross Blood Drive on Monday, October 29 from 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. on the ground floor of Coffman Memorial Union!

Right now is a critical time for blood donation. By donating now, you will be helping save thousands of lives. Due to Hurricane Michael, a large amount of the blood donations will be going to hurricane victims!

In addition, all donors that come give blood at our blood drive will receive a FREE Red Cross T-shirt! (While supplies last)

Major Scare Workshop

Some scares come before Halloween...don't let choosing a major be one of them!

The Center for Academic Planning & Exploration (CAPE) is hosting the Major Scare workshop, an interactive afternoon designed to help you explore majors by learning how your interests and values apply to majors at the U. Space is limited, so sign up today! z.umn.edu/majorscare

DiaSorin Site Visit

DiaSorin is a global company that develops, produces, and commercializes diagnostic tests for a range of clinical areas, including immunodiagnostics and molecular diagnostics. The DiaSorin site visit on November 16, 2018 will provide CBS students interested in learning more about the field of biotechnology an opportunity to explore a work environment in industry and get an up-close look at the areas of DiaSorin that hire biological science interns and graduates.

Do Something that Counts: CBS Exploring Careers in Industry Panel and Networking Social

Hear from current and previous students about the internships, jobs, research, and involvement that prepared them for life after graduation. Attend this panel of current students and alumni to to learn about the strategies and approaches you can take to gain the experience you need for your next step! You’ll be able to ask questions and get advice on what worked for CBS students and alumni to gain career experience in their fields of interest.

Workshop Agenda
3:30 - 4:10 PM - Q&A panel
4:10 - 4:30 PM - Structured networking

TRIO McNair Scholars Program Information Sessions

The U of M Ronald E. McNair Post-baccalaureate Achievement Program is now accepting applications for summer 2019.

The application deadline is January 28, 2019. Visit the McNair website for more information or attend a McNair Information Session where staff will be on hand to answer questions about the program and application process and provide feedback on your personal statements.

CBS Exploring Careers in the Health Professions Panel and Networking

Are you Interested in a health profession but not sure which profession? Attend this panel of professionals hosted by Emergency Care Consultants to network and ask questions to health professionals including medical doctors, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, medical scribes, and other health providers. These health professionals will answer any questions you may have about what it’s really like to work in the health professions. Come and learn about the challenges and triumphs of their chosen career paths and hear advice they have to offer. Dinner will be provided.