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Kao Kalia Yang: The Emergence of a Hmong-American Writer

Join the Asian Pacific American Resource Center for its spring speaker! Award winning writer, Kao Kalia Yang, will reflect on her journey into writing, the significance of The Latehomecomer and The Song Poet, and read from her forthcoming titles for the fall of 2019: her first children’s book, A Map Into the World, a collection titled What God is Honored Here?: Writings on Miscarriage and Infant Loss By and For Indigenous Women and Women of Color, and a work of nonfiction about refugee lives in America, Somewhere in the Unknown World.

Back to the Start

Aaron Engelhart and Kate Adamala join NASA-funded team with the aim of finding the origins of life.

NASA

In pondering the big questions of life, few are bigger than, ‘Where did we come from?’ Aaron Engelhart and Kate Adamala are undaunted.

Become an Undergraduate Teaching Assistant!

The Department of Biology Teaching and Learning has approximately 15 open positions of Undergraduate Teaching Assistant for Biology 1001,1003 or 1009 in the Fall 2019 semester.  The essential qualifications for these positions are advanced undergraduate standing (junior or senior carrying at least six credits) and completion of at least Biol 1951/1961 (or equivalent).  Successful candidates typically have more experience in biology through additional coursework, jobs, or research. 

Checking in with Dean Forbes -- March 2019

I recently shared the College’s FY20 Compact and the 2018 Annual Report. I encourage you to spend some time reviewing these documents when you have a chance. Taken together, the College’s compact and annual report provide a snapshot of our past, present and future. The contents of both documents speak to what we have achieved and what we can yet achieve through our collective efforts.

Alumni at Work: Sarah Bloch, Ph.D.

A background in synthetic biology and microbial metabolism, and experience working across disciplines started Bloch on a path to a leadership role at a burgeoning Bay Area biotech firm.

Sarah Bloch

2019 Spring Science Fling

Hear lightning science talks about research being conducted at Cedar Creek Ecosystem Science Reserve at the 2019 Cedar Creek Spring Science Fling on Friday, March 15. Faculty and researchers will share fast, five-minute talks on their latest findings at the University's field station in East Bethel, Minnesota. Stop by 335 Borlaug Hall on St. Paul campus between 2-5 p.m. on March 15 to learn more about research happening at Cedar Creek!

Cedar Creek Spring Science Fling

Creating Effective Science Stories with MPR

On Monday, March 11, GCC 3016/5016 is hosting MPR Producer Julie Siple and reporter Elizabeth Dunbar for a discussion on creating effective science stories.

Time: 11:45 a.m.-12:35 p.m.
Location: VBS room 145

Bioethics Undergraduate Group Meeting

The Bioethics Undergraduate Group will be hosting its next open meeting on Wednesday, March 13 from 6:45-7:45 p.m. in Memorial Union 301! We will be learning about ethics regarding use of animals as research subjects. Food will be provided.