BIO //  The latest from the College of Biological Sciences @ UMN

Love, biologically speaking

So what is love really? We asked a handful of CBS faculty for their take on love through the lens of science. read / like / tweet

Going underground

New plant biology faculty member Peter Kennedy studies the far-reaching implications of underground fungi networks. read / like / tweet

A little mood music

First-year medical student and CBS alum Joohee Han (Genetics, Cell Biology and Development ’12) uses music to lift spirits as a hospital volunteer. read / video / like

On the Wright track

Associate Dean Robin Wright was recently recognized for her impact on genetics education. read / like / tweet

All the buzz at the winter carnival

A Cedar Creek staff member was part of the team that took top honors at this year's St. Paul Winter Carnival Snow Sculpting Competition. read / like

Kazakhstan calling a CBS alum

Katherine Himes (Neuroscience BS '99, PhD '07) is spending the next two years in Central Asia building up the region’s science and technology capacity. read / like / tweet

U decides against new college

University of Minnesota Provost Karen Hanson announced earlier this month that she will not recommend the creation of a new college bringing together the College of Biological Sciences and the College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences. read more
The college has a limited number of tickets to the University of Minnesota Alumni Association Annual Celebration. This year's event will feature a live broadcast of Garrison Keillor's A Prairie Home Companion. more information
After eight years with the College of Biological Sciences, Director of Advancement Laurie Hennen is leaving for a leadership position with the Penny George Institute for Health and Healing. We wish her the very best in her new venture. If you have questions about giving, please contact Jean Marie Lindquist at or 612-625-7705.

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