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Research? Can I do that?

We always read that the University of Minnesota is a research university. But does that affect me? And the answer is of course: YES! Research is one of the best ways to earn lab experience, increase your knowledge while also getting paid for it (the...
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Networking holiday!

Wait, what? Yes! it is not just a networking event nor just a holiday. It is a combination of both... I really hope everyone had an awesome holiday! If you did not, don’t worry I've been there too. I had so many memories on thanksgiving break, some...
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Ways to thrive during finals!

A health psychologist says that “When you change your mind about stress you can change your body’s response to the stress”. In other words, if you view stress response as helpful you can use that as a driving force to succeed. Create your own...
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New friends at the U

Get to know the campus in your first week Coming from a different country, I found it very difficult to start my new life at the U at the very beginning. I arrived on campus long before school started. I felt very lost, of course. I barely knew...
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The Best of December? The Lights!

Every year the University of Minnesota student group Tesla Works puts on an amazing light and music show with over 200,000 LED lights. The show, a tradition now after its fifth year on campus, is presented the first and second weekends of December...
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What is a Campus Connector?

It is a very cold day, and you are very tired of walking through the huge campus. What are the options? Campus Connector is a transport system that is provided by the University of Minnesota. It is a bus that is free for every student, and it...
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CSE 2015 Robot Show- R2-D2 would be proud!!

A large robot show was hosted at the University of Minnesota's McNamara Alumni Center on 14th Decemeber, 2015 and as many as 200 students participated in this event. It was a delight to see several students interested in an area that will soon take...
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Finals Preparation

So it's that time of the semester again. This is the final stretch of the semester when students are doing their very best to achieve the desired results in their classes. This period is perhaps the most difficult time for most students as final...
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Favorite Places In Twin Cities

There are many things to do on campus but sometimes, staying on campus for too long might get stressful. During the weekends, I like to get out of the campus and explore Twin Cities. Twin Cities offer a wide variety of activities from shopping to...
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Want to volunteer but don't know where to start?

One of the best ways to get involved and gain valuable experience is volunteering in the community. If you are looking for volunteer opportunities, I recommend you to visit the Community Service-Learning Center which is located in Appleby Hall on...