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Being A Ph.D. Student at the U of M Part I

To talk about something while you are still in it can be a little bit problematic. But I, a second year Ph.D. student, want to give you some insights using simple words and not the jargon that we tend to write when we describe our field or what we...
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Selecting classes is actually fun

As a third year student now, I have some experience with selecting classes and knowing how to decide which is right to take at a certain time. I'm majoring in Strategic Communication which is part of the College of Liberal Art's Journalism school...
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Small World Coffee Hour - Best chit chat place on Friday evening!

Besides being an International Student Ambassador, another student organization that I really enjoyed this semester is Small World Coffee Hour (SWCH). SWCH was established in 1993. Since then it has been a great place for both international students...
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DISA's Boat Party

Who doesn't love boats? Everyone loves boats! That's why boat parties are awesome! On 24th November in celebration the Day of the Dead, a Latin American cultural holiday, the Domestic and International Student Association (DISA), in association with...
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Winter Break in Brazil

As the last semester came to a close, I slowly came to the realization that I was going back to Brazil for winter break! With finals, studying and the end-of-semester stretch all whirling around me I had little time to reflect on what this actually...
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School's Back

It's still the middle of winter. There's snow on the ground, it's relatively chilly outside and it's going to remain this winter wonderland for a bit longer. To top it all off, the next semester of school is just beginning. Getting back into the...
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Management Information Systems major at the Carlson School of Management

When talking about business schools' majors, students typically think about Accounting, Finance, or maybe Marketing. At the Carlson School of Management (CSOM) we have a fairly new business major called Management Information Systems, or MIS. The...
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Red Bull Crashed Ice

Red Bull Crashed Ice is an extreme winter sporting event. This sport is a mix of speed skating and downhill skating. Contestants compete in a track that contains steep turns and insane vertical drops. In each round of competition, four skaters will...
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How To: Join the Perfect Student Group

The University of Minnesota has hundreds of student groups on campus, hundreds . We have over 800, which is a lot to take in at once. With so many different groups, one may be overwhelmed with which to check out and which to walk by and ignore. But...