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  • J-term grad course available re: Global Grand Challenges

    International Programs Council offers an opportunity to attend a J-term graduate course called Leadership to Address Global Grand Challenges,  focusing on skill-building to work more effectively with global grand challenges at home and abroad. This course commonly attracts students from Humphrey, SPH, CFANS, Social Work and others, and co-taught by faculty from CVM, HSPA and SPH.Dates: January 12-16, 2015.

    Please see the flyer for more information or contact Dr. Karin Quick with questions.



  • IPE opportunity in December

    IPE opportunity in December - Early Childhood Family Education - last call

    Dates times below-
    -Tue (12/2)presentation time: 10-10-50 a.m. age group (12-24 months)
    -Tue (12/2)presentation time: 12:45-1:25 p.m. age group (4-11 months)

    -Wed. (12/3)presentation time: 10-10-50 a.m. age group (12-24 months)
    -Wed. (12/3) presentation time: 12:45-1:25 p.m. age group (4-11 months)
    -Wed. (12/3) presentation time: 5:50-6:45p.m. age group (5-11 months)

    There will be a Q and A with parents of young children on Tuesday and Wednesday, December 2nd and 3rd.

    The topic is NUTRITION, and these parents have a LOT of questions. This is a group of parents involved in the Ramsey County's Early Childhood Family Education program.

    The max # of students per session will be 5-6.

    Each student would share a few tid-bits that pertain to the age group, and then we will open for Q and A.

    Students who just want to come and be a part are also welcome.

    Any interested student should contact Dr. Quick or Ms. Stull.

  • Nov 18 - NHSC Virtual Job Fair

    Virtual Job Fair
    Tuesday, November 18, 2014
    5:45 - 9:00 p.m. Central time (6:45 – 10:00 p.m. ET)

    As valued partners of the National Health Service Corps (NHSC), please encourage job seeking clinicians to participate in the upcoming National Health Service Corps (NHSC)Virtual Job Fair to connect and network with prospective employers. The Virtual Job Fair offers real-time interaction with representatives from NHSC sites to discuss job openings, site information, benefit packages and populations served.

    To participate in the Virtual Job Fair, job seekers need to:

    • Have access to a computer, smartphone or other mobile technology with access to the Internet, and a phone line the day of the job fair
    • Be seeking a medical, dental, or mental and behavioral health position

    For more information, please visit the NHSC Virtual Job Fair web page or email us at

  • D3 and D4 invited to the 2015 Metro Dentalcare Open House!

    DDS 3 and DDS 4 are invited to attend the Metro Dentalcare our Open House:
    Thursday, February 12, 2015
    5:00 – 8:30 p.m.

    At Metro Dentalcare, we integrate a small team approach to dentistry with the benefits of a group practice.

    You’ll begin the evening with an escorted Coach Bus ride from the 3rd Floor of Moos Tower to Metro Dentalcare where you’ll enjoy dinner and learn about our company.
    Beer and wine will also be served.
    The bus will return you to campus by approximately 8:30 p.m.

    We hope you can join us!

    Metro Dentalcare
    3030 Centre Pointe Drive, #100
    Roseville, MN 55113


    To register for the event
    Call Cheryl Binenstock at 612-861-9157 or

    Due to limited seating on the bus,
    The trip is available to the first 27 students who register.

    We look forward to seeing you!


  • Nov 10th 4:30 -Dr. Warren Schubert

    We are pleased to invite you to join ​Dr. Schubert on Monday November 10th from 4:30 to 5:30​ PM​ in Moos 2-620.

    He will be speaking​ about his experience and work in treating cleft lip and palate here and abroad. A​fter his presentation a small panel of faculty will respond to Dr. Schubert's presentation and Q/A and discussion will follow from there.

    Please welcome Dr. Warren Schubert to the School of Dentistry​ by joining us for this special event, light refreshments will be served.​

    Warren Schubert MD

    Professor of Surgery and Orthopaedics, University of Minnesota
    Chair of the Department of Plastics & Hand Surgery, Regions Hospital

    Dr. Schubert has completed residency training in Family Practice, General Surgery, Plastic Surgery, and fellowship training in Maxillofacial Trauma including five years of training in Canada. He has participated in 31 missions abroad to 8 different countries. Most of these missions were organized by his wife, Naomi Quillopa. Together they have worked with multiple other organizations based in here and abroad. The focus is on treating cleft lip and palate patients, but they have also worked on missions with others dedicated to dental care, oral and maxillofacial surgery, burns, gynecology, general surgery, and internal medicine.

    Dr. Schubert serves as the Chair of AOCMF International Board of the AO Foundation. Although most of the focus of this group is to teach facial fracture care, a new committee known as the AO Alliance is focused on projects to help the underserved.

  • Nov 14 - Women's Stress Seminar

    Dealing with Stress? Come learn how to replenish your energy, increase your resiliency and feel more alive!

    Bring your mothers, sisters, daughters and friends to join the outstanding panel of Mayo Women's Health Clinic physicians to discover the path to a healthier and more energetic personal and professional life.

    RESILIENCY! Adapting to Life's Stressors and Their Impact on Mind, Body, Wellness and Sexuality

    Date/Time: Friday, November 14, 2014, 7:30am - 9:30am
    Location: Midland Hills Country Club

    Click here for flyer!

  • Nov 10 & 14- Free events!

    The Health Disparities Work Group would like to invite you to two exciting events sponsored by the University of Minnesota Center for Bioethics and the University of Minnesota College of Education and Human Development:

    College of Education and Human Development (CEHD) Reads: A Conversation with Author Rebecca Skloot

    Monday, November 10, 2014
    7:30 pm
    Ted Mann Concert Hall
    FREE and open to the public

    Co-sponsored by University of Minnesota Center for Bioethics

    Henrietta Lacks' Legacy: A Conversation with the Lacks Family and Dr. Ruth Faden

    Friday, November 14, 2014
    9:45-11:30 am
    Northrop Auditorium, University of Minnesota
    FREE and open to the public

    Hosted by the University of Minnesota Center for Bioethics

    The Lacks Family has enthralled audiences across the country talking about their matriarch, Henrietta Lacks, and her important contribution to science. The international success of Rebecca Skloot’s New York Times bestseller, The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks, has left people keenly interested in the Lacks Family and Henrietta’s legacy. In their appearances, members of the family share with audiences what it meant to find out—decades after the fact—that Henrietta’s cells were being used in laboratories around the world, bought and sold by the billions. The family’s visits put a personal face to big issues such as the dark history of experimentation on African Americans, the birth of bioethics, and the legal battles over “informed consent” and whether we control the stuff we’re made of, and should share in the profits.

    For more information, please visit The University of Minnesota Center for Bioethics

  • Check out the latest Dental Lifeline Network newsletter
  • Campus wide student workshops

    Golden Gopher Workshop Database:

    Students can use this site to find workshops and opportunities taking place all over campus. Some require registration, others do not.

  • DDS 1-4, 2014-2015 estimated cost of attendance

    A helpful document outlining the DDS estimated cost of attendance for Summer 2014, Fall 2014 and Spring 2015.

  • 2015 Postdoctoral MATCH program now accepting applications


    Now accepting applications. Please click on the following for more information:

    MATCH Announcement

    MATCH Dates to know

    MATCH application instructions

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  • AHC Student Health Benefit Plans are changing

    If you are enrolled in the Academic Health Center Student Health Benefit Plan (AHC-SHBP), you should have received a message notifying you that the plan is being discontinued in Fall 2014. Find more information about these changes at:

    To waive the benefits this Fall simply access the "Health Plan Coverage" link on All waiver requests for AHC students can be made online for fall semester 2014; there will no longer be a paper form.

    Contact One Stop directly at 612-624-1111 if you have additional questions.

  • 10 days notice needed for planned absences from clinic

    All Students in Clinic Beginning Summer 2014

    Part of our current attendance policy is that planned absences must be submitted 10 working days in advance. Right now, that part of the policy is not enforced. Please note that the Office of Student Affairs and Clinic Scheduling will begin enforcing the 10 day requirement at the beginning of summer semester in May 2014. At that time, all planned absences (i.e., any time you know in advance that you will be absent from clinic, either for excused absences or personal sessions) must be submitted at least 10 working days in advance or your request will be denied.

    Why are we starting to enforce this requirement? We’ve seen an increase in the number of last minute schedule changes this year, which is challenging for our clinic schedulers and, ultimately, inconvenient for our patients. Let’s work together to keep this process running smoothly and efficiently. Please see Sara Johnson with questions or feedback.

  • Check out ASDA's new Central Groove!
  • New Outreach Attendance Policy beginning May 12, 2014

    Attached is the new Outreach Division Attendance Policy, which will be in effect starting May 12th, 2014 (the first day of summer semester).

  • Free peer technology tutoring!

    There's a new free student technology peer tutoring service! Students can stop in one of the Tech Stop locations around campus and build skills in Excel and the Adobe Creative Suite (that's InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop).

    See the flyer or ad for additional information or go to:

    Thank you,
    Dana Wagner
    Communications Associate - OIT

  • Funding your Dental Education

    Here's a great powerpoint on many questions you may have regarding your financial package and funding your dental education

  • Support Group for International Students

    Worried about your English speaking/writing skills?

    Lonely? Unsure of how to make friends?
    Eager to know how to succeed in your classes?
    Interested in learning job/internship search strategies?
    Confused about the American culture?
    Homesick? Feeling alone or misunderstood?

    This weekly group provides a place for both undergraduate and graduate international students to meet other international students who have concerns described above. It also provides an opportunity to learn from one another about adjusting to a new culture and educational system, dealing with different customs, and practice speaking English.

    For more information, please contact:
    Chia-Chen Tu, Ph. D. (
    Kara Goldmann, M.A. (
    Phone: 612-624-3323

  • What's the latest with Student Council?

    Check out the Student Council meeting minutes.

  • BE SAFE!

    Be safe around campus. Free 24-hour Campus Walk Program 612-624-WALK (9255).

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