Monthly Archives: November 2015

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Mindfulness Series from the Well-Being Committee

November 30th, 2015|Med. Student Council|

Maintaining balance as a professional student can be difficult. That's why the Medical School's Well-Being Committee has decided to create a Mindfulness for Medical Students initiative. The initiative states: "Is the stress of medical school getting to you? Do you ever feel like you need to just need a minute to sit and breathe? If you're feeling [...]

Call for Proposals: Deadline December 4

November 23rd, 2015|PSG|

The University of Minnesota Office for Public Engagement is requesting proposals for a systemwide conference on Thursday, March 31, 2016 to examine the role of community and public engagement in addressing society's greatest issues. The day-long conference titled Meeting Society's Grand Challenges Through Community-Engaged Research, Teaching, and Learning will provide opportunities for University faculty, staff, students and community [...]

Public Health in Minnesota!

November 23rd, 2015|Sch. of Pub. Health Stdt. Senate|

The School of Public Health Student Senate is putting on a panel that will be moderated by Dean Finnegan with 5 panelists representing various sectors of public health in Minnesota. The panel will discuss how key health issues are being being addressed right here in Minnesota. The panel presentation will be followed by Q&A. Panelists include [...]

How Sentencing Was Hijacked by Congress and Presidents

November 21st, 2015|Pub. Affairs Student Assoc.|

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2015 Frontiers in the Environment December Events

November 20th, 2015|PSG|

Please join the Institute on the Environment (IonE) for the fall 2015 Frontiers in the Environment event series, in which we ask big questions in solutions-focused conversations about the next wave of research and discovery. Held at noon Wednesdays on the University of Minnesota Twin Cities campus and live online, each hour long session includes a lively 30-minute presentation followed by Q&A and [...]

Watch “Paper Airplanes” with Iranian Culture House

November 18th, 2015|PSG|

Iranian Culture House invites you to watch "Paper Airplanes" (1997) directed by Farhad Mehranfar. This 90 minute film will be presented in the original Persian language with English subtitles. The showing will be Friday, November 20 from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. at the Bell Museum (10 Church St. SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455). Tickets are available at [...]

Feed My Starving Children Bake Sale Happening NOW!!

November 17th, 2015|Sch. of Pub. Health Stdt. Senate|

Feed My Starving Children Bake Sale Happening NOW (11/17) @ Moos Tower 9:00 AM -2:00 PM!!.... Come purchase a sweet treat and help a child in need! All proceeds and donations will be personally gifted during a 'Packing Event' on Friday, 11/20/2015 @FMSC - Eagan,MN 990 Lone Oak Road, Suite 136 Eagan, MN 55121 from 9:30am-11:30am (*Please Contact [...]