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

For April 2014

Apr 24, 14

WorldQuant hosts career info session on Tuesday, April 29

WorldQuant, an investment management firm, is hosting an information session on Tuesday, April 29, 6-7:30 p.m., Keller Hall, Room 3-111. The company is seeking science, engineering, and mathematics majors for summer or long-term part-time positions.

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Apr 24, 14

Tanzania CSE Global Seminar info session is Thursday, May 1

Learn about the CSE Global Seminar in Tanzania during winter break 2014-15 at an information session Thursday, May 1, noon-1 p.m., Walter Library, Room 101. Lunch will be provided.

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Apr 24, 14

Register now for CSE Public Lecture on the St. Croix Crossing bridge Thursday, May 1

Hear about the controversial $676 million St. Croix Crossing bridge from project manager and University engineering alumnus Jon Chiglo at the CSE Public Lecture on Thursday, May 1, 7 p.m., Tate Laboratory of Physics, Room 150. The lecture is free and open to the public. Register now!

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Apr 24, 14

Get ready for finals at Exam Jam on Saturday, May 3 and Saturday, May 10

Prepare for finals with expanded tutoring hours, review workshops, practice tests, and more during Exam Jam on Saturday, May 3, 1-5 p.m., Walter Library, Room 204 and Saturday, May 10, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Appleby Hall, Room 140.

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Apr 24, 14

Kappa Sigma and Air Force ROTC host fundraiser for veterans on Friday, May 2 with games, food, and more

The Air Force ROTC and the Beta-Mu Chapter of Kappa Sigma Fraternity are hosting a fundraiser to benefit the Military Heroes Fund on Friday, May 2, 2-8 p.m. at the Armory. For $5, guests can enjoy performances, games, food, and more.

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Apr 24, 14

Enter your team in the CSE Student Board's Discs at Dusk Frisbee tournament on Saturday, May 3

Sign up for Discs at Dusk, a glow-in-the-dark Frisbee tournament hosted by the Science and Engineering Student Board (SESB). The event is Saturday, May 3, 7-9 p.m., East River Flats. Space is limited to eight teams.

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Apr 18, 14

Celebrate 2014 CSE Week April 21-27

Join fellow science and engineering students in celebrating 2014 CSE Week Monday, April 21-Sunday, April 27. A variety of fun and exciting activities are planned for the weeklong celebration, including the Golden Calculator Scavenger Hunt, CSE Olympics, Science Quiz Bowl, and more. See the full schedule of events.

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Apr 18, 14

GradStaff offers job search webinars for graduating seniors April 22-24

Are you graduating this spring and looking for a professional full-time job? Register now for a webinar on job search strategies for graduating seniors on Tuesday, April 22; Wednesday, April 23; or Thursday, April 24. Hosted by GradStaff. Sign up now!

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Apr 18, 14

Register now for the Bayer Lecture in Sustainability on Tuesday, April 22

Attend the Department of Chemistry Bayer Lecture in Sustainability on Tuesday, April 22, 7 p.m., Bell Museum Auditorium, featuring leading bioenergy scientist George W. Huber. The event is free and open to the public. Register now!

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Apr 18, 14

Gemini Project workshop on Wednesday, April 23 teaches productive teamwork

Learn how to build a high-performing and innovative team at the next Gemini Project workshop on Wednesday, April 23, 4-5:30 p.m., Walter Library, Room 101. No registration required.

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Apr 18, 14

Tour the new Physics and Nanotechnology Building on Thursday, April 24

Come see the new labs and facilities in the 144,000-square-foot Physics and Nanotechnology Building during an open house Thursday, April 24. Self-guided public tours are available from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. and 4-7 p.m.

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Apr 18, 14

Career Center hosts networking workshop on Monday, April 28

Learn how to leverage networking to help your job/internship search at a workshop on Monday, April 28, 12:15-1:15 p.m., Walter Library, Room 402. Hosted by the Career Center for Science and Engineering.

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Apr 18, 14

Learn about renewable energy at Minnesota Society of Professional Engineers seminar Monday, April 21

The University of Minnesota student chapter of the Minnesota Society of Professional Engineers is hosting a renewable energy seminar on Monday, April 21, 4-5 p.m., Lind Hall, Room 315. The session will feature John Dunlop, P.E., of Renewable Energy Services. Free pizza and drinks provided.

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Apr 11, 14

Undergraduate TA positions available for fall CSE 1001 class

Apply to be an undergraduate teaching assistant for the College of Science and Engineering's CSE 1001 First Year Experience course. TAs will work 5-8 hours per week assisting with the course instructor and serving as a mentor for freshmen students. These are paid positions. Apply now!

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Apr 11, 14

Minnesota Society of Professional Engineers hosts renewable energy info session Monday, April 14

Join the Minnesota Society of Professional Engineers-University of Minnesota student chapter for an information session on Monday, April 14, 4-5 p.m., Lind Hall, Room 315. Presenter Rich Huelskamp will talk about renewable energy sources. Free pizza and drinks provided.

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Apr 11, 14

Women engineering student groups host panel on careers in biomedical sciences Wednesday, April 16

Learn about careers in biomedical sciences at a panel on Wednesday, April 16, 5:30-7 p.m., Nils Hasselmo Hall, Room 2-101. Hosted by the Society of Women Engineers and Graduate Women in Biomedical Engineering student groups. Free Mesa pizza will be provided!

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Apr 11, 14

Pre-register by Thursday, April 17 for the K9-5K Run/Walk on Sunday, April 27

Chi Epsilon civil engineering honor society is hosting a 5K run/walk on Sunday, April 27 to raise money for the Animal Humane Society of Minnesota. Pre-register by Thursday, April 17 to receive a free T-shirt. Same-day registration is also offered at 11 a.m. in front of Coffman Memorial Union. The race starts at noon. Sign up now!

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Apr 4, 14

Summer 2014 CSE Orientation Peer Assistant application deadline extended to Monday, April 7

The deadline to apply to be a Summer 2014 Orientation Peer Assistant for the College of Science and Engineering has been extended to Monday, April 7. All CSE majors are encouraged to apply. These are paid positions. Apply now!

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Apr 4, 14

Join the Society of Women Engineers for "SWEat with SWE" on Monday, April 7

The Society of Women Engineers is hosting "SWEat with SWE" on Monday, April 7, 6:15-7:15 p.m., Rec Center, Multipurpose Room 6. Students are invited to attend a fit yoga class sponsored by Intel and learn about the SWE student group. Post-workout snacks will be provided.

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Apr 4, 14

CSE Student Board hosts Destination: Science and Engineering on Tuesday, April 8

Explore your college and/or professional career options at Destination: Science and Engineering on Tuesday, April 8, 5:30-7:30 p.m., STSS, Rooms 117, 131, and 220. The event is sponsored by the Science and Engineering Student Board. Free food will be provided!

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Apr 4, 14

Mathematics student group hosts seminar on Wednesday, April 9 about using R for data analysis

Attend a free seminar on data analysis in R, a software environment used for statistical computing. Hosted by the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics student chapter, the free event will be held Wednesday, April 9, 4:40 p.m., Vincent Hall, Room 570. Free pizza will be served. RSVP now!

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Apr 4, 14

Enter your idea in the Crime Innovation Challenge by Thursday, April 10 for a chance to win $1,500

The Echo Spot, Co-Lab, and the Minnesota Student Association, in conjunction with the Office for Student Affairs and the Office of Public Engagement, are hosting a Crime Innovation Challenge for students. Register your idea to enhance campus safety by Thursday, April 11.

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Apr 4, 14

CSE Ambassadors hosts virtual reality lab tour on Thursday, April 10

Join the CSE Ambassadors at their next general meeting for a virtual reality lab tour on Thursday, April 10, 5:30-6:30 p.m., Walter Library, Room 101. Free food will be provided.

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Apr 4, 14

Learn about Women in Math and have fun with tangrams and origami at a Friday, April 11 meeting

Join the Women in Math student group at its next meeting on Friday, April 11, 3-4 p.m., Vincent Hall, Room 113. Network with your peers, learn how to make tangrams and origami, and find information about volunteering at the College of Science and Engineering Expo on Friday, April 25. Snacks will be provided.

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To submit information for the weekly CSE Student Announcements, send an email to: kubit001@umn.edu. The deadline for submissions is Wednesdays at 9 a.m.