Friday, December 11, 2020

UPDATE: Additional grading options for Fall 2020 and Spring 2021

The Office of the Executive Vice President and Provost has announced further exceptions to the grading policies allowing undergraduate students enrolled in Twin Cities undergraduate courses to choose between S/N and A-F grading for fall 2020 and spring 2021 courses. Students who wish to switch from A-F grading to S/N grading (or the opposite) for fall 2020 must contact One Stop Student Services by email between Monday, Jan. 4 and Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021.

Attend the first-year physics tutoring event Thursday, Dec. 17 on Zoom and get ready for the final exam

Feeling anxious about your first-year physics final? All students are invited to participate in the first-year physics study and tutoring session Thursday, Dec. 17, from 3-6 p.m. Central Time on Zoom to get help preparing for the exam. The fall semester study sessions are organized by the CSE WISE Initiative.

Explore majors and careers with a CSE career counselor

CSE career counselors are available to meet with you virtually now and during winter break to help you explore majors and careers that may be a good fit for you. Schedule your virtual appointment soon to get personalized assistance with your career planning.

Get 'Concise Advice' on career prep and development with mini-workshop videos

Short on time but interested in career preparation and development? The CSE Career Center Peer Assistants have developed a series of "Concise Advice" video workshops that provide quick tips on a variety of career-related topics. The 10-minute video presentations can help you navigate career prep during the pandemic, including advice on resumes, networking, and how to make break meaningful!

Join the CSE Winter Book Club featuring 'Hidden Figures'

The CSE WISE Initiative invites the CSE community to participate in the annual winter book club. Participants will read and discuss "Hidden Figures" by Margot Lee Shetterly, addressing the intersection of gender and race within STEM. The book is provided at no cost and will be mailed directly to participants' homes.

Apply for the NIEHS Scholars Connect Program for training in biomedical research

Applications are now being accepted for the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences' (NIEHS) Scholars Connect Program (NSCP) scholarships for students interested in areas related to human health and the environment to receive training in biomedical research. The application deadline is Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2021.