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Now: Student Employment and Volunteer Opportunities

The University of Minnesota's ReUse Program is hiring. They are looking for current U of M undergraduate students to work Tuesday and Thursday mornings and various shifts as needed. Apply online at, requisition #171897.

CornerHouse needs volunteers! If you or someone you know is interested in donating four hours of your time at least twice a month, go check out the volunteer page

Coming up!: Weekend Events and Activities

West Bank Music Festival 2011 from Adrienne Peirce on Vimeo.

Wristbands are required for entrance and will be $5 until 9:30pm; $10 after 9:30 pm. They can be purchased the day of the event at the following locations: Cedar & Riverside and Cedar & 6th Street. S. Want to volunteer for the event? Click here!

Sunday August 21st will be the second year for the Homegrown Experience, which is and event organized by the Minneapolis Park & Recreation Board (MPRB). This event focuses on sustainability, connecting people to the land and providing healthy and enjoyable experiences. Participants will be able to sip, sample, purchase and, most importantly, learn about local, sustainable and organic foods. See who the exhibitors of the event will be or order tickets online for a discount.

Later: Plan Ahead and Get Ready for These Student Opportunities

Are you a striving photographer or like to take pictures? Become a part of the 2011 "So Far From Education" Photography Exhibit:"This exhibit will use of photography to tell compelling stories of lives around the world without education, under the "So Far From Education" theme. All UMN students are welcome to participate in this exhibit.

Along with photo submission, please include the following:

• Your full name, a contact telephone number and your email address.
• A title for the photograph
• A brief description of the image, including where and when it was
taken, any information on the person or other details in the image,
and any relevant stories

Only digital photo submissions will be accepted. Photos must be submitted electronically as a high resolution image, of up to 2200 pixels at 72 dpi, maximum file size is 2MB in .jpg format. Photos can be in color or black and white, and must be appropriate for printing as a 16 x 20 inch print. Winning photos will be printed and featured in exhibit in front of Coffman plaza. Silk Road will accept up to 7 photographs per person.

Submission Deadline is September 16th (only one month away!). Email submissions to For more information or questions, contact Yongxi at

Get college credit and a global experience by registering for a May term class: Global Healing in Peru. Participants will learn from local Amazonian indigenous healers about traditional healing paradigms and indigenous healing arts of the jungles of Peru, and how they compare and contrast with our modern medicine. Participants will explore the role of medicinal plants and spirituality in healing.

Where? Iquitos, Peru
When? May Term, 2012
How Much? Around $4400. Contact Carla at or 612-624-5166 for further information, or look at the Study Abroad Page.

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