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Checking in With Dean Forbes -Summer 2019


We just wrapped up the last session of Nature of Life at Itasca, which means the new semester isn’t far off. The end of NOL brings with it the departure of Abby Connover, longtime coordinator of our Nature of Life program both at Itasca and back on campus, as well as leader of the CBS Guilds. Everyone who knows Abby understands what an incredible contribution she has made in this role, and we are grateful for her service to the College.

Rising from the ashes

Cedar Creek Ecosystem Science Reserve’s annual prescribed burns keep keystone ecosystems and research areas thriving.

Prescribed burning at Cedar Creek

Troy Mielke and Kally Worm of Cedar Creek lead a prescribed burn during Spring 2019.

Renewing a transatlantic partnership

The University of Minnesota, University of Oslo and the Norwegian University of Life Sciences renew agreement on Norwegian Centennial Chair program.

Norwegian Centennial Chair

For more than a decade, researchers at the University of Minnesota have built connections and collaborated with peers across the Atlantic through the

CBS People: Tori Lafky

This former student worker and CBS graduate has transitioned into a full-time role with the College

Tori Lafky

Where is your hometown?
Stockton, MN

Research Opportunity in the Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology

The Balfour Lab is recruiting incoming sophomores to volunteer in its research lab. The lab is looking for individuals that are passionate about public health, virology, vaccine development, infectious disease and clinical research. Experience in clinical or research labs is preferred.