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Student Position: Sustainability Education Communication Assistant

The Sustainability Education Assistant for Communications is an undergraduate part-time position. The person in this role will be responsible for generating content for public communications for Sustainability Education, with University of Minnesota students as the primary audience. Sustainability Education has a team of student workers who work collaboratively.

Get to Know Itasca's Lindsey Blake

Get to know Itasca Biological Station and Laboratories' Senior Lab Technician Lindsey Blake! If you visit, you may see her around the Station - be sure to say hello.
Lindsey Blake
When did you start working at Itasca? I started working at the Itasca Station in Spring of 2017 as the Senior Lab Technician.  

Itasca Director's Report - Spring 2019

Spring is springing - the dining bell is ringing. This is a special time of year in the north woods, concluding what many call ‘mud season’ but what I call the ‘spring frolic.’ This is when sandhill cranes headed to greener fields fly over trumpeter swans settling in for summer. Barred owls’ hoots are throaty and yearning.

Connect to the Sage Within

Please join the College of Education and Human Development Equity & Diversity, Huntley House Living Learning Community, and the Black Male Equity and Excellence Research Center on Friday, May 3, 2019 from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. in Room 50B, Humphrey School of Public Affairs for an inspiring gathering of Black/African American males from the University, high schools in the area, and within the greater Twin Cities.

Hiring: Undergrad Field and Lab Assistants

Hiring: Undergrad Field and Lab Assistants
Parasitic Wasp Biological Control Lab
Department of Entomology, UMN - St. Paul

Job duties: Assist with lab and field research on soybean aphid parasitoids, counting insects, processing samples, maintaining greenhouse plants and aphid colonies, and cleanup and dishes.

Required Qualifications: Willingness to work outdoors under difficult summer conditions, pay attention to detail, and follow directions. Physical ability to walk and crouch in crop fields, and handle tiny, delicate insect samples.

Here Today, Gone Tomorrow… or Not?

Wednesday, May 1 from 10-11 a.m.
West Bank Office Building, Room 364

The School of Public Health's Epidemiology MPH program and the Minnesota Department of Health invites you to join them for this month’s Infection Disease Epidemiology in Action Speaker where Dr. James Johnson will be discussing the antimicrobial resistance of E. coli, its clonal basis, the importance of temporal trends, and recent prevalence shifts involving different resistant clones.

Run for Research 5K

Pre-Med AMSA student group will be hosting a Run for Research 5K at Coffman this upcoming April 28 at 2 p.m.! Proceeds will help support the Masonic Cancer Research Center! The cost will be $15 for UMN students/faculty and $20 for Community members; cost includes post race snacks and a t-Shirt. Payments can be made in cash or check (made out to Pre-Med AMSA) and paid the day of the event, or venmo “Ashish-Varma” with “Run for Research 5K” in the memo line.

Outstanding Performance Award for Teaching Assistants

All teaching assistants in CBS courses (undergraduate and graduate) who have demonstrated excellence in teaching or other instructional activities that enhance the educational experience at the U of M are eligible for the annual CBS Outstanding Performance Award for Teaching Assistants. 

Please complete the nomination form if you would like to nominate your teaching assistant.