College of Science and Engineering at the University of Minnesota
College of Science and Engineering
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CSE Student Announcements

For November 2013

Nov 21, 13

Register on site for 'Freezin for a Reason' 5K Run on Friday, Nov. 22

It's not too late! You can still register for the "Freezin' for a Reason" 5K Run on Friday, Nov. 22 sponsored by the Science and Engineering Student Board (SESB). On-site registration is 2-3:30 p.m. in Lind Hall, outside Room 110. The race starts at 4 p.m. Registration and volunteer forms are also online. Open to all University of Minnesota students. Bring your friends!

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Nov 21, 13

Apply now for CSE Global Seminar May 2014 study abroad opportunities

Where will you be in May 2014? Each year, CSE students travel with faculty members across the globe earning three credits and exploring technical topics and cultures. Applications are now being accepted for CSE Global Seminars to Australia, India and Scandinavia. Apply now!

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Nov 21, 13

SME student group hosts lunch talk about mining on Friday, Nov. 22

Learn more about the importance of mining at a lunch talk hosted by the Society for Mining, Metallurgy, and Exploration on Friday, Nov. 22, 12:15 p.m., Civil Engineering Building, Room 210. Free food and networking! Open to all CSE students.

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Nov 21, 13

Tesla Works needs students on Friday, Nov. 22 to help set up CSE Winter Light Show

Get involved in a new tradition on campus with Tesla Works. The student group needs help setting up the CSE Winter Light Show at the group's next meeting on Friday, Nov. 22, 5:30 p.m., Keller Hall, Room 3-230.

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Nov 21, 13

CSE Ambassadors hosts Trivia Night on Tuesday, Nov. 26 and Study Party on Thursday, Dec. 5

The CSE Ambassadors student group is hosting two upcoming events. A Trivia Night with free food is Tuesday, Nov. 26, 8 p.m., Campus Pizza, 825 Washington Ave. S.E., Minneapolis. Decorate cookies and study with other students at Cookie and Study Party on Thursday, Dec. 5, 7 p.m., STSS, Room 530A.

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Nov 21, 13

Join the Astronomy Club for once-in-a-lifetime viewing of comet ISON on Thursday, Nov. 28

Join the Astronomy Club for a once-in-a-lifetime viewing of the comet ISON, at its closest point to the sun on Thursday, Nov. 28, 5 p.m.-5 a.m., O'Brien Observatory in Marine on St. Croix, 621 Nason Hill Road N., Marine on St Croix, MN.

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Nov 21, 13

Pre-register now for Monday, Dec. 2 blood drive hosted by CSE student groups

The student chapters of the Society of Women Engineers (SWE) and the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) are teaming up to host a blood drive on Monday, Dec. 2, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Coffman Memorial Union, Great Hall. Pre-registration is recommended, but walk-ups are also welcome.

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Nov 21, 13

Active Energy Club showing of 'Chasing Ice' documentary is Monday, Dec. 2

Join the Active Energy Club for a showing of a documentary about climate change in the Arctic entitled "Chasing Ice" on Monday, Dec. 2, 7 p.m., Coffman Memorial Union, Theater.

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Nov 21, 13

CSE Expo hosts final brainstorming meeting of the semester on Thursday, Dec. 5

Learn about the upcoming CSE Expo and get started on a project at the next CSE Expo student group meeting on Thursday, Dec. 5, 5:30 p.m., Tate Lab of Physics, Room 166. The CSE Expo group is building projects and designing hands-on demonstrations for a large-scale outreach event for middle school students in April.

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Nov 15, 13

Ireland study abroad information session is Monday, Nov. 18

Is a semester in Ireland in your future? Learn more about opportunities to study at the University of Limerick at an information meeting on Monday, Nov. 18, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Walter Library, Room 101. The meeting will include staff from the University of Limerick. Free lunch!

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Nov 14, 13

Learn about the Acara Challenge at info sessions Monday, Nov. 18 and Tuesday, Nov. 19

Learn how you can be part of the annual Acara Challenge social-environmental venture plan competition this winter during an information session on Monday, Nov. 18, 5-6 p.m., Learning and Environmental Sciences Building, Room 380 (St. Paul), Tuesday, Nov. 19, 12:15-1:15 p.m., Mechanical Engineering Building, Room 1130, or Tuesday, Nov. 19, 5-6 p.m., Carlson School of Management, Room L-122.

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Nov 14, 13

Apply by Monday, Nov. 18 for Minnesota Society of Professional Engineers Scholarships

All undergraduate engineering students in Minnesota are invited to apply for Minnesota Society of Professional Engineers scholarship opportunities. Approximately $22,000 in scholarships will be presented this year. Students must have at least sophomore status for this school year and be studying engineering. The application deadline is Monday, Nov. 18.

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Nov 14, 13

Gemini Project workshop on Thursday, Nov. 19 teaches you how to act like a leader

Learn how to act like a leader even before you are one, at the next Gemini Project workshop on Thursday, Nov. 19, 4-5:30 p.m., Walter Library, Room 101. Hosted by Ecolab. No registration required.

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Nov 14, 13

Science and Engineering Student Board (SESB) hosts meeting with CSE Dean on Wednesday, Nov. 20

Hear directly from College of Science and Engineering Dean Steven Crouch about the vision for the college at the next Science and Engineering Student Board (SESB) meeting on Wednesday, Nov. 20, 5:30-6:30 p.m., STSS, Room 220. All CSE students welcome to attend.

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Nov 14, 13

SWE fall retreat on Saturday, Nov. 23 features women from Medtronic and Boston Scientific

Join SWE for engaging presentations by women from Medtronic and Boston Scientific at the group's Professional Development Fall Retreat on Saturday, Nov. 23, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., STSS, Room 131B. Register by Monday, Nov. 18.

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Nov 7, 13

Career Center offers workshop on job and internship search strategies Thursday, Nov. 14

Learn tips for securing a job or internship at a Career Center for Science and Engineering workshop on Thursday, Nov. 14, 12:15-1:15 p.m., Walter Library, Room 101.

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Nov 7, 13

New summer research positions available in India with funding

A new program, known as the Bose Scholars, will offer selected candidates the opportunity to participate in research in India during summer 2014 with funding support. Interested candidates must apply by Friday, Dec. 20.

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Nov 7, 13

New entrepreneurship class helps you explore the commercial potential of your big idea

Do you have a big idea that you believe has commercial potential? Learn how to test the market potential of your idea and explore business models in a new cross-discipline Spring Semester class STARTUP: Customer Development & Testing (MGMT 4100/6100). The two-credit class meets Tuesdays, 3:45-5:25 p.m. Apply for the class now!

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Nov 7, 13

Student groups can win up to $10,000 from Johnson & Johnson

If you're part of a University-sanctioned student organization that has a real impact on improving the health, well-being, or prosperity of the local or global community, your group could win up to $10,000 in a nationwide contest sponsored by Johnson & Johnson.

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Nov 7, 13

Tesla Works next meeting is Friday, Nov. 8

Get involved and be a part of great engineering projects with Tesla Works. The student group's next meeting is Friday, Nov. 8, 5:30 p.m., Keller Hall, Room 3-230.

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Nov 7, 13

Tesla Works hosts event with Entrepreneurship Club on Tuesday, Nov. 12

Join the Tesla Works student group and the Entrepreneurship Club for a collaborative event on Tuesday, Nov. 12, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., in front of Coffman Union. Enjoy free hot cider and brats and see many interesting projects on display!

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Nov 7, 13

SWE hosts Chocolate Soiree on Tuesday, Nov. 12 for charity

Join the Society of Women Engineers - University of Minnesota student chapter for a night of fun and community service at its Chocolate Soiree, Tuesday, Nov. 12, 6-9 p.m., Coffman Memorial Union, President's Room. Bring a non-perishable food item to donate, make cards for kids with cancer, and enjoy chocolate!

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Nov 7, 13

Learn about CSE Expo and get involved on Thursday, Nov. 14

Learn about the upcoming CSE Expo and get started on a project at the next CSE Expo student group meeting on Thursday, Nov. 14, 5:30-7 p.m., Tate Lab of Physics, Room 166. The CSE Expo group is building projects and designing hands-on demonstrations for a large-scale outreach event for middle school students in April.

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Nov 7, 13

SWE general meeting is Thursday, Nov. 14

Learn more about the Society of Women Engineers (SWE) and find out how you can get involved at the group's next general meeting sponsored by EcoLab on Thursday, Nov. 14, 6-7 p.m., Tate Lab of Physics, Room 131.

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