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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!

Discussion led by Prof. Gervais on Biomedical Ethics!!!

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When: Wed April 29 2015
Where: BC 144
What Time: 5p-6p

Description: Professor Gervais from the St. Olaf philosophy department, who is also by practice an MN health ethicist, will be helping guide a discussion on current medical ethics issues that are facing our society. Possible topics for the evening may include the morality versus political debate about vaccinating children, bending privacy rules to stop the ebola outbreak, physician assisted suicide, stem cells harvestation, companies paying woman to freeze their eggs, etc. We hope this discussion will be very helpful in preparing students to discuss current events in their upcoming Medical School/HPC interviews. Caf trays are welcome.

Global Brigades Interest Fair

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When: Monday April 27 2015 or Thursday April 30 (See Description)
What Time: 8p-9p
Where: TOH 210
Description: Are you interested in participating in the largest student-led social responsibility movement on the planet? If you feel passionately about promoting global equality, consider volunteering through St. Olaf’s Global Brigades Program next interim break. We will be offering four brigades next year: Medical, Public Health, Water, and Environmental. Interested in finding out more about Global Brigades and your opportunity to travel and serve through this organization next year in Honduras? Please join us for the Global Brigades Interest Fair! Monday, April 27th from 8-9pm in TOH 210 OR Thursday, April 30th from 6-7pm in TOH 210 If you have any questions, feel free to email Sarah Rajala (rajala@stolaf.edu). Thank you, and we look forward to meeting you!

Dr. John Wagner M.D presentation on Stem Cell Research

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Each spring St. Olaf Molecular Science Club (StOMolS) invites a
outside speaker to present on a current topic in the molecular science world. This year our speaker is Dr. John Wagner, M.D. from the University of Minnesota Department of Pediatrics. He is an internationally recognized expert in the field of stem cells, and
we’re so excited to hear what he has to share.

When: April 22 2015
Where: TBD
What Time: 7pm
Organizer: St. Olaf Molecular Science Club

Nicaragua Night

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When: Thursday April 23, 2015
What Time: 5:30pm-7:00pm
Where: The Pause (Jungle)
Description: FREE PIZZA provided! Fun, food and stories from the land of volcanoes and lakes. Come hear from fellow Oles who have been part of recent (ISLA) Interfaith Service to Latin America trips participating in medical, construction and education projects. Be part of the next service-learning, internship credit trip being planned for January, 2016. More questions or info at jon@isla.cc or 612-819-8877.

How to Choose a Medical School

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When: Monday April 20 2015
What Time: 4pm-5pm
Where: BC 143 Munch Room
Description: Deciding which medical school(s) to apply to is a personal decision based on your goals and interests. We will discuss some factors to consider in making this decision and review a few resources available to help you narrow down your options.