Winter is Coming
18th OCT 2018, Thursday
Are you new to Minnesota this winter? Are you NOT on the most beautiful St. Paul campus, the best campus of all UMN campuses? Fear not! Kelly is coming to Minneapolis as well to prep you all for a cozy winter in this icy planet of Hoth. Gather around!
212 Mechanical Engg, 1 PM to 2 PM
Second One This Year
23rd OCT 2018, Tuesday
While we have fun, network, make new friends, we must also get down to business. The second COGS General Assembly (GA) is approaching. Look for the agenda on our homepage, 1 week before. Dinner will be provided. All graduate students are welcome!
35 Nicholson Hall, 6:10 PM to 8 PM
30th OCT 2018, Tuesday
Break your routine! There are plenty of donuts and coffee this time in our COGS office. Meet our officers, network with other graduate students over coffee, donuts, orange juice and tea. Get out of your cocoon and stretch your wings a little.
202 Memorial Union, 9 AM to 11 AM
6th OCT 2018, Saturday
Come crawl the NE Breweries with COGS. It is back by popular vote. Snacks and non-alcoholic beverages will be provided but you have to Buy Your Own Beer (BYOB). All graduate students are welcome; designated drivers too! Contact Michelle Boone to find realtime location of the crawl (Check email for Phone number). We start crawling at 1 PM and go on until 5 PM. Here is our crawling route:
612 Brewing>Bahaus Brew Labs>Indeed Brewing>Able Seedhouse+Brewing
@ Station 280
11th OCT 2018, Thursday
We will be at Station 280. They have buy one get one free beer all day, every day. Snacks and non-alcoholic beverages will be provided, but you will have to Buy Your Own Beer (BYOB). All graduate students are welcome; designated drivers too. There are Darts and Pool to play as well! Please bring some quarters with you if you want to play those games. Average cost per beer (Buy one get one free) is $6.
Station 280, 4 PM to 7 PM
Winter is Coming
Saint Paul Edition
17th OCT 2018, Wednesday
Winter is coming. Paradise will now become the ice planet of Hoth. If you are new to Minnesota, if you are an international graduate student, you better come and hear what our Kelly Wallin has to say about the upcoming winter. You will sure appreciate the tips and tricks that she has to offer you. Stay warm, Stay Calm, come to COGS!
310 McNeal Hall, 2:30 to 3:30 PM
STUDENT REGENT ELECTION
13th NOV 2018, Tuesday
COGS, PSG and MSA are jointly hosting a question session around the upcoming student-regent elections. YES, if you are a student, you could be one of our 12 regents and help run the Universty. An email was sent to all UMN graduate students by our President, with detailed information. Light refreshments will be served.
If you want to contest, the deadline for submitting your applications is 30th November 2018
If you have any further questions, please email our president, Xin Chen <chen4069>
35 Mondale Hall, 3 PM to 4 PM
FREE GAMES NIGHT
With Pizza and Pop
16th NOV 2018, Friday
COGS is hosting all UMN graduate students and their families in Goldy's gameroom for a night of FREE Bowling, games, Pizza, and pop. Bring your family for a night of fun! No pre-registration required for this event. We will have vegetarian and vegan options along with non-caffeinated and zero-calorie pop/soda.
Please make sure to arrive 15 minutes early for this event.
Please write to our Speaker Scott Petty <petty042> if you have any questions about this event
Goldy's Gameroom, 6 PM to 9 PM
MEET JUDGE AQUILINA
28th NOV 2018, Wednesday
COGS is sponsoring the first 50 graduate students to go and listen to what Judge Rosemarie Aquilina has to say about her experience in the famous Nasser sexual abuse case. Please fill out this form to have SUA send you a free ticket! being a UMN graduate student with valid Student ID is necessary to claim your free ticket. More info here.
Please write to Deepak Haarith <deepak> if you have any questions about this event.
Memorial Union Great Hall,
5 PM to 6 PM
COGS/PSG Townhall on Sexual Misconduct Policy
COGS is collaborating with our peers, PSG (Professional Student Government), to discuss sexual misconduct policies specific to Graduate and Professional students at the University. All graduate and professional students are welcome to contribute to this discussion. The Director for the Aurora Center (Katie Eichele), Director for office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, EOAA (Tina Marisam), and the Co-Chair of PIPSM, President's Initiative to Prevent Sexual Misconduct (Karen Miksch) are going to be a part of these discussions as well.
Feb 19th, Tuesday, 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM
in Molecular and Cellular Biology Room 2-122