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The Arctic Meltdown and Minnesota's Weather: How Are They Connected?

Does it seem as though the weather is a little "different" lately? Are you typically shoveling snow in April, pulling on your parka to protect against weeks of February-like wind chill? Minnesota's snow and rainfall amounts and intensity have changed and that has implications for our storm sewers and floodplains. Evidence suggests weather patterns are becoming more persistent, which can lead to extremes such as droughts, cold spells, heat waves, snowy winters, and flood events.

Three Nobel Laureates to present lecture and panel discussion - April 25-26

Three of the world’s leading scientists are coming to the University of Minnesota to address some of the biggest challenges of the 21st century—and CBS undergrad students have priority registration until Friday, April 13. The free events are part of the Nobel Prize Inspiration Initiative (NPII), a global program designed to help Nobel Laureates share their inspirational stories and insights with students and scientists around the world. 

Nobel Prize Inspiration Initiative Panel Discussion: How to Approach Grand Challenges 

2018 Now Hiring Event

Event Information: This event provides University of Minnesota undergraduate-level, graduating seniors (12/2017 - 8/2018) the opportunity to explore job opportunities and learn creative job search strategies directly from staffing agency employers.

Job Search Series Workshop Three: Applying Essentials

Date: Wednesday, April 11
Time: 3:30-4:30 p.m.
Location: MCB 3-104
To register for just this session:

You’ve identified your interests and have connected them to industries, companies, and even job titles. In this workshop you’ll learn about what documents you need( and how to create them) to successfully apply for these positions!

Cross-stitch and Wikipedia editing in Walter Library Breakerspace

Register for two free events in the Walter Library Breakerspace (room 204D, next to the SMART Learning Commons). On April 9, learn the basics of cross-stitching. On April 20, help update Wikipedia’s coverage of international mathematics prizes and awards, and their winners. (No previous editing experience necessary. Coffee and snacks provided. Prizes for most edits!)

InSciEd Out Research Symposium

The first annual InSciEd Out Research Symposium is scheduled for Monday, April 16, from 10 to 11:40 a.m. in the Cherrywood Room at the St. Paul Student Center.

The Research Symposium is intended to give K-8 students the opportunity to see the University campus and present their own self-designed research projects.

Genetics, Cell Biology and Development Major Workshop

All CBS students are invited to attend the upcoming Genetics, Cell Biology and Development Major Workshop on April 9. Attendees will hear from the Director of Undergraduate Studies in Gentics, Cell Biology, and Development and an academic advisor to learn about upper division electives, course planning, careers, and research in GCD.

Date: April 9, 12:15-1:15 p.m.
Location: Bruininks 144

Job Search Series Workshop Two: Connecting Interests to Industries

Have you heard  of the term Garbage In Garbage Out? Computer Scientists and mathematicians use this phrase to refer to the fact that computers operate is logical processes and will inherently process flawed input data thus producing an undesired output. Learn how to streamline your job search and ensure you’re using the best keyword searches and online resources to search for jobs.

Date: Wednesday, April 4th, 3:30-4:30 p.m.
Location: Nils 1-250