Monthly Archives: January 2016

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Due Feb. 1: Applications for Boreas Environmental Leadership Workshop

January 29th, 2016|PSG|

The Boreas Leadership Program spring semester workshop schedule is available! Applications are due Monday, February 1, and you'll find out which workshops you've been selected for by Friday, February 5th. The program is run through the Institute on the Environment and is offered at no cost to students. Apply here! Here's the workshop line-up: Communications and Media [...]

Help Keep Campus Smoke-Free: Become a Share the Air Ambassador

January 29th, 2016|PSG|

Did you know that 87% of faculty and staff and 78% of students support the University of Minnesota’s smoke- and tobacco-free campus policy? While the policy has strong support across the campus, we need to do more to improve compliance with our policy. We need your help! Join the Share the Air Ambassadors, a team [...]

Update: Fifth Session of Congress

January 28th, 2016|PSG|

On Tuesday, January 26 the professional student council Representatives gathered for the Fifth Session of Congress. Following an update from the Executive Cabinet and approval of grant funding, Congress discussed and approved a resolution disapproving of free rental of TCF Bank Stadium. Background on the July 12, 2014 incident in which TCF Bank Stadium was rented to [...]

Next 3 Months of Global Health Series Lectures Set!

January 27th, 2016|Med. Student Council|

The next 3 months of the Global Health lecture dates have been set! See below for details.   January 27th: "Global advocacy on the right to the highest attainable standard of health"   Professor Frey is the Director of the Human Rights Program in the College of Liberal Arts at the University of Minnesota. Frey [...]

Nominate a Student Group for a 2016 Tony Diggs Excellence Award!

January 25th, 2016|PSG|

Do you know a student group who is outstanding? Nominate a student group TODAY for a Tony Diggs Excellence Award! You may nominate your student group or advisor who stands out in the campus community. The Tony Diggs Excellence Awards Ceremony will be held on April 5, 2016 in the Coffman Memorial Union Theater. The [...]

Alpha Psi’s Annual Black Tie Affair

January 22nd, 2016|Vet. Med. Student Council|

The fourth annual veterinary school formal, a Black Tie Affair, hosted by Alpha Psi Veterinary Fraternity, will kick off tonight, January 22nd, from 7pm-2am. This event will take place at the Profile Event Center in Minneapolis and features fancy outfits, dancing, delicious appetizers and desserts, and the return of the photo booth! Over 150 veterinary students [...]

National School Choice Week Forum

January 20th, 2016|Pub. Affairs Student Assoc.|

Tuesday, January 26 10:30am-11:30am Cowles Auditorium, Humphrey School Held in January, National School Choice Week is the world’s largest annual celebration for parental choice in education.  Approximately 11,082 events across all 50 states were held during School Choice Week in 2015. The 2016 National School Choice Week is January 25-30.  In Minnesota, the University of [...]