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March 16, 2010

FULBRIGHT INFO SESSIONS FOR UNDERGRADUATES

FULBRIGHT INFO SESSIONS FOR UNDERGRADUATES (FOR 2011-12 FULBRIGHT GRANTS)

Monday April 5, 12:00-1:00, 135 Blegen Hall
Tuesday April 6, 3:35-4:30, 275 Nicholson Hall

Attend an info session to learn about the Fulbright U.S. Student Program, which provides generous support for 1000+ recent college graduates to study, carry out research or creative work, or serve as English Teaching Assistants abroad each year in over 100 countries. U.S. citizenship is required.

Current juniors who have strong academic records are especially encouraged to attend an info session to learn how to apply for a Fulbright for 2011-12. Other interested undergraduates are also welcome to attend. (Graduate/professional students should
contact the Graduate School Fellowship Office for Fulbright information.) Approximate application deadline for 2011-12 Fulbrights: August 2010. For more information about the Fulbright program and other national scholarships, please visit http://www.honors.umn.edu/scholarships

October 28, 2009

Rotary Ambassadorial Scholarships info session

Rotary Ambassadorial Scholarships for Study Abroad in 2011-12 Info Session will be held Wednesday, November 4, 3:35-4:30, in Folwell Hall 108.

Learn from Rotary representatives about the world's largest privately funded scholarship program for international education. Opportunities are offered for a year of study abroad in nearly 100 host countries. Rotary Ambassadorial Scholars receive a flat grant of $25,000 to support their studies. May not be used for university-sponsored study abroad programs. Language proficiency requirements apply to some destinations. SOPHOMORES, JUNIORS, SENIORS, AND GRADUATES may apply. Must be a citizen of a country with Rotary Clubs. Applicants should have strong academic records and a commitment to service. Initial application is made through a Rotary Club in the applicant's hometown or place of current full-time study. APPLY THIS JANUARY for scholarships for the 2011-12 academic year.

For further information see the Rotary Flyer [.pdf] and visit honors.umn.edu/scholarships/ and www.rotary.org .

October 8, 2009

NIRSA is a great professional development opportunity

The University of Minnesota's Department of Recreational Sports is hosting the NIRSA Regional Student Lead-On October 23-24. This is a GREAT networking and professional development opportunity for students interested in campus recreation (fitness, outdoor programming, facilities, intramurals, etc). Student will be coming from all over the Midwest to participate in this event and registration is CHEAP ($25). To learn more about this opportunity, visit NIRSA Region V Lead On Conference for details.

What is Lead On?

Lead On is a student led conference that provides opportunities for students and professionals to enhance their resumes, practice interviewing techniques, grow in the field of student leadership and development, and network with other students and professionals in the field of campus recreation.

August 18, 2009

Health Careers Fair 2009

If you are interested in pursuing a career in the health care field, please put this on your calendar and plan to attend.

Date: Tuesday, October 13, 2009
Time: 2:00 - 5:00pm
Location: Coffman Memorial Union's Great Hall

June 16, 2009

UMN Pre-Med info sessions (revised)

The Twin Cities Campus has scheduled five pre-med information sessions this summer, from June through August. Prospective students and advisers are welcome to attend. For more details, see the Pre-Med Information Sessions flier or go to www.meded.umn.edu/admissions/ and see the link for the Pre-Med Info Sessions.

Four remaining sessions are available: June 23, July 7, July 21, and August 4

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May 15, 2009

UMN Medical School admissions

There is a change in the medical school application process.

The University of Minnesota Medical School has two campuses: Minneapolis and Duluth. The Medical School is based in Minneapolis where students may explore specialties and subspecialties, engage in research, and pursue a joint degree. The Duluth program has a unique mission to train family medicine physicians for rural Minnesota and Native American communities. Beginning with the 2009-2010 application cycle the two campuses will use a single AMCAS school code. Each campus will continue to have its own separate supplemental application process.

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UMN Nursing admissions

The Bachelor of Science in Nursing has some prerequisite changes for fall 2010 admission. A new prerequisite planning sheet is available for your reference.

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UMN Pharmacy admissions

Dear Students,

We have an important announcement for any prospective students to the Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.) program at the University of Minnesota College of Pharmacy.

In order to better prepare students for this professional program, the college has made changes to its prerequisites. This is effective for all students entering the Pharm.D. program in fall 2010 or later.

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April 30, 2009

April update e-newsletter

April 2009 update email newsletter as a PDF.