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This is where all the posts are going to show up with upcoming events and activities. I’ll try to keep this updated regularly!

Ole Med Registration is Now Open!

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Join Ole alumni and parents involved in the field of medicine for a reception at the Weismann Art Museum at the University of Minnesota on Thursday, November 13th, 5:30pm-7:00pm. You will have the chance to hear from “pop-up” speakers, and talk with alumni and parents that are physicians in different medical specialties. Bus transportation provided to and from Buntrock Commons.

Beneficial for all students, regardless of class year and academic discipline to network and engage with the St. Olaf community.

What: Ole Med
When: November 13th 2014
What Time: 5:30p-7:00p
Where: Weismann Art Museum at the University of Minnesota (Transportation Provided)
Price: Free!
Registration: http://my.stolaf.edu/ole-med
MISC: Registration cap of 130 students

Dr. Michael Solhaug ’67 Webinar

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Dr. Michael Solhaug ’67, former Dean of Admissions of Eastern Virginia Medical School, will be hosting a webinar for St. Olaf and EVMS students on Thursday, October 23 at 4:30p in RNS 356B. The webinar will be about medical school and how to do your best on the application. There will be medical students from St. Olaf present who will give advice to current pre-med students.

WHAT: Dr. Michael Solhaug ’67 Webinar
WHEN: Thursday, October 23, 2014
WHERE: RNS 356B
WHAT TIME: 4:30p

Exploring Careers in Health Care Panel

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On Tuesday October 21, 2014, we will be hosting a Health Care Panel in which alumni health professionals, including veterinarians, optometrists, dentist and biostatisticians, will be speaking informally about their career paths. We encourage you to attend this event because it’s a great way to learn about different possibilities for careers in health care. Once again, you will be able to ask questions to individuals or to the whole panel regarding their professions and career paths. Don’t miss out on this opportunity!

WHAT: Alumni Careers in Health Care Panel
WHEN: Tuesday, October 21, 2014
WHERE: RNS 290
WHAT TIME: 7:00p

Lauren Sevcik – M1 medical student from Creighton visits

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Lauren Sevcik, an M1 student at Creighton, will be coming to speak to us on October 20th at 4:30p. She will talk about the application process to medical school and about life as a medical student. Attending this event is a great way to learn more about the Medical School application process from someone who has been through the process and survived! If you are at all considering a career as a physician, this is a great time to get your questions answered and to learn about what lies ahead for you.

WHAT: Lauren Sevcik, M1 student at Creighton, visists
WHEN: October 20th 2014
WHAT TIME: 4:30p
WERE: RNS 356A

Genetic Counseling Information Session

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U of M

Interested in the field of genetic counseling? Attend the Genetic Counseling Information Session on Friday, October 17th, 2014 from 2p-4:30p in Moos Tower, Room 4-128 (Located on the East Bank of the U of M Twin Cities campus)

Learn all about the U of MN Genetic Counseling Program
Hear about examples of patients you will see in clinic
Better understand how genetic counselors help patients
Learn about expanding roles for genetic counselors in public health, industry, education and others
Learn how to enhance your application to graduate school
Learn about job opportunities

RSVP to gcgrad@umn.edu

What: Genetic Counseling Info Session
When: Friday October 17th 2014
Where: U of M Twin Cities – Moos Tower, Room 4-128
What Time: 2:00p-4:00p
RSVP: gcgrad@umn.edu

Dr. Grant Anderson visits from U of M Duluth School of Pharmacy

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U of M

Dr. Grant Anderson will be visiting from the University of Minnesota as part of the Chemistry Seminar. The seminar is on Micronutrient Deficiencies and Thyroid Hormone-Dependent Brain Development. It’s on Friday, October 10, 2014 at 3:00pm in RNS 310.

If you are interested in Pharmacy, this will be a good time to ask questions about anything related to his research as well as pharmacy.

WHAT: Dr. Grant Anderson Visits from U of M Duluth School of Pharmacy
WHERE: RNS 310
WHEN: Friday (Today) October 10, 2014
WHAT TIME: 3:00p
MORE INFO: grantandersonoct 10 2014

Patrick Curren ’08 visit: U of M Dental School

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U of M

Patrick Curren ’08, a second year dental student at the University of Minnesota, will be visiting us on Thursday, October 9th at 7:30p in BC 143 to speak to students interested in dentistry. He will discus anything from the dental school admission process to life as a dental student.

What: Visit from Patrick Curren ’08 – second year dental student
When: Today 9th 2014
What Time: 7:30p
Where: BC 143