October 8, 2012
NEED TO KNOW
New Scheduling Tool
A new scheduling tool called Schedule Builder launched on October 1, 2012. All University of Minnesota students will be able to use Schedule Builder to create class schedules based on selected courses (you cannot register for classes using Schedule Builder). It also allows students to email possible schedules to their inbox and then print for reference during registration.
NICE TO KNOW
Legendary U Homecoming Kicks Off Today!
Join in the fun this week as the University of Minnesota celebrates Homecoming! Since 1914, Homecoming brings the campus community together with events such as cheer and lip sync competitions, sport competitions, community service events, pep rallies, and of course the Homecoming parade and football game. Check out the week's events here.
Check it Out! Student Mini-Pack and Homecoming Football Tickets!
Didn't purchase your Football season tickets, but interested in checking out some Big Ten games? Click here to purchase the student mini-pack - a highly discounted student-only package for the remaining 3 or 4 home games! Only interested in tickets for the Homecoming game? Click here to purchase your tickets for the October 13 game against Northwestern. Game starts at 11 a.m. See you at the games and Go Gophers!
Help create a new tradition and build your own legacy by supporting the bronze Goldy Gopher statue campaign. Donate $2 and receive a "Leave a Legacy" bracelet at any Student Unions & Activities retail locations. The effort is a student-driven fundraising initiative. For more information, visit our website.
Graduate and Professional School Day
Thursday, October 18, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Coffman Union, Great Hall. More than 100 graduate and professional programs from throughout the country will be represented at this free event. You can browse for information on your own, or talk to school representatives. Learn about programs in law, business, health sciences, education, liberal arts, and more. For details, preparation tips, and a list of participating schools, click here. This event is free and open to all U of M students and the public. It's coordinated by CLA Career Services.
Golden Gopher Workshop Database for Students
You have specific goals for your personal and academic life. The University of Minnesota has resources to help you achieve those goals. Search, find and connect with information sessions, workshops and fairs at workshop.umn.edu. Questions? Comments? Something you'd like to see online? Send an e-mail to Steve Cisneros at email@example.com.
Film Fest 2013
Submissions for the 2013 Student Film Festival are now open. Submit your video for a chance to win $100 Visa gift cards and much more!
Finalists for Vice President of Research Announced
Three finalists of the position of Vice President of Research have been announced. For more information about the candidates and the public forums/receptions for each candidate which begin on October 8, click here.
Fourth World Conference on Remedies to Racial and Ethnic Economic Inequality
The Roy Wilkins Center for Human Relations and Social Justice is the host of this FREE conference, from October 11-13, 2012. The theme of the conference is "Major Policy Frontiers in Remedying Inequality." The conference will harness the wisdom and research of the world's top thinkers on economic inequality to produce practical results that can be applied at the local level. To register for this free conference, click here.
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