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Copy of CFANS

Welcome!
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Sarah Lindholm

on 22 August 2014

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Welcome to the College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences
History
Location
2,000 students
250+ Faculty

Who are we?
13 interdisciplinary majors focus on using solution-based science to solve some of the most important issues facing our society today

4 Broad Categories
Environment and Natural Resources
Plant and Animal Sciences
Business, Economics and Education
Food Science and Nutrition
Real-World Problem Solving
Hands-on Approach
Internships
Community-based learning
Preparation for real world
Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (UROP)
New CFANS undergrads are required to do 1 experiential learning activity and take 1 major related Interdisciplinary course
Experiential Learning
Interdisciplinary Approach
Questions?!
Students First!
CFANS Ambassadors
Current Honeybee Situation
Nkwa Brodo Bread (2011)
"Bread that gives life"
Address issue of iron deficiency
Nutrient dense and easily stored
Institute of Food Technology-Student Association (IFTSA) product development team
Top 6 National Finalists
Past: PB & J Ediballs (2008)
Institute of Food Technologists (IFT)
Organizations
Pre-Vet Club
Knitting for Peace
MN Equestrian Team
Gopher Dairy Club
Habitat for Humanity
Campus Outreach
PERMIAS
Horticulture Club
Greek Life
University Honors Program
Men's Hockey Band
MN Marching Band
National Honorary Band Sorority
SOND
Quidditch League
CFANS C-TAG
MISA
MAS
The University's Career and Internship Services offers one-on-one advising, seminars, and resources for internships and jobs, including:

Events and job fairs
Job postings
Career information by major
Alumni profiles
Salary information
Career and Internship Services
Great Resources
Numerous resources to help students achieve their goals

Advising
Scholarships
Living Learning Communities
Pre-Vet
(Bailey Hall)
Environmental
(Bailey Hall)
Healthy Foods/Healthy Lives
(Territorial Hall)
Discovery Illuminates Everyone
CFANS Ambassadors Introductions
Beta of Clovia
Applied Economics Organization
Name
Hometown
Year in school
Major/Minor
"Having a house dinner in the Bailey Dining Hall!"
Favorite Memories
Research Assistant
Campus Jobs
Meet people through student organizations
Ways to Get Involved
MANNRS
Teaching Assistant for Dean's Engaged Leaders Program
Humans Vs Zombies
Office Assistant at Bailey Hall
Community Advisor at Bailey Hall
"Football games! Storming the field after a victory over Iowa!"
Going to sporting events
"Hanging out and getting to know my roommates."
Dudley Barn
Playing intramural sports
"Meeting new students and getting to know activities offered out there"
"Making the Dean's List as a Freshman"
"Competing in the Regional Competition for MN Equestrian"
Being a part of the Pre-Vet house
"Walking in the Homecoming parade next to President Kale"
Customer Service Associate at Gopher Express
University Foundation- Team Telemarketing
"Getting chased and infected by the original zombie in Humans vs. Zombies"
CFANS Admissions Office
Read the University emails for latest events and news
Customer Service Representative at Vet Med Center
University Bookstore
"Bailey Hall haunted house!"
"Marching the traditional pregame show at every home football game"
Attend Career Fairs
Participating in MN Royal
"Bowling with the CFANS Ambassadors at our retreat!"
University Dining Services
Australia
Working for a Veterinarian
Bahamas
Tropical Reef Ecology and Shark Biology
China
Applied Economics
Galapagos
Biology Minor
Guatemala
Pre-vet Internship Opportunity
Kenya
Public Health
Mexico and Spain
Spanish Minor
Nepal
ESPM
Denmark
Study Abroad Experiences
Questions? Contact Me!
Welcome to the College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences
Taking knowledge from classroom and applying it to real life situations

Freshman Seminars
15-20 students

Interdisciplinary Approach
CFANS is like a Pizza!
Crust: Applied Plant Sciences
Pepperoni: Animal Science
Cheese:
Dairy Science
Sauce: Horticulture
Food Safety and Preparation: Food Science
Packaging (biodegradable): Bioproducts & Biosystems Engineering
Cardboard packaged on:
Forest Resources
Made in environmentally-friendly manner: ESPM
Business/Marketing: Applied Economics, Agricultural Industries and Marketing, Bioproducts Marketing and Management
Nutritional Value & How Metabolized: Nutrition
Anchovies: Fisheries and Wildlife
Communications/Education: Agricultural Education
Stick a pin almost anywhere on the
map of the world and you can
find a CFANS connection!
Discovering Global Solutions
http://z.umn.edu/world
CFANS Admissions

Sarah Lindholm, Freshman Admissions Counselor
612-625-3284 or sarahl@umn.edu
http://www.cfans.umn.edu
Interesting Facts!
Ice Cream made by students
Meat and Dairy Sales
Plant sales
Norman Borlaug
Cornercopia (Student Organic Farm)
Apple varieties
Rigorous, science-based courses prepare students to meet admission requirements for and succeed in veterinary school
Students pursue with Animal Science and Fisheries & Wildlife majors
VetFAST program allows students interested in working with food production animals to enter vet school early
Pre-Veterinary Medicine
What do we offer?
13 Majors
Animal Science
Agricultural Education
Agricultural Industries & Marketing
Agricultural and Food Business Mgmt
Applied Economics
Bioproducts Marketing & Mgmt
Environmental Sciences, Policy and Mgmt
Fisheries and Wildlife
Food Science
Food Systems
Forest and Natural Resource Mgmt
Nutrition
Plant Science
Pre-Professional Programs
Pre-Veterinary Medicine
Pre-Medicine/Dentistry
Pre-Bioproducts & Biosystems
Engineering
25 Minors
Organizations within CFANS
Pre-Vet Club
Project Food Security
CFANS Ambassadors
CFANS Student Board
Horticulture Club
Forestry Club
Agricultural Education Club
Applied Economics Organization
Snac
Food Science and Nutrition Club
SOND
Zoology Club
Environment Alliance
Gopher Crops and Soils Club
Gopher Dairy Club
Gopher Poultry Science Club
Minnesota Equestrian
Recreation Resource Mgmt Club
Soil and Water Resources Student Association
Water Resources Students in Action
Minorities in Agriculture, Natural Resources and Related Sciences
Dean's Engaged Leaders Program
Green Buildings and Sustainable Communities
Alien Invasions: Impacts and Control of Exotic Species
Water Conflict and Sustainability
New/ Current Projects
"Dusty Dippers"- 1st in Disney Product Development Contest-2013
Zoology Club
Chi Alpha
FWCB Club
Environmental Alliance
Autism Speaks
Engineers Without Borders
MSA
Boynton Heath Services
"Welcome week!"
"Spring Jam!"
"Homecoming"
"Gophers after dark!"
CFANS International Programs
Premier Facilities
Leatherdale Equine Center
Barns
Raptor Center
Plant Growth Facilities
Pilot Plant (FSCN)
University of MN Apple Varieties
Bahamas
Costa Rica
Ecuador
England
France
Iceland
India
Italy
Kenya
Morocco
Nepal
New Zealand
Nicaragua
Norway
Peru
Poland
South Africa
Switzerland
Thailand
+ MORE!
Where can I go?
Honeycrisp
Zestar!
Fireside/Connell Red
SweeTango
Sweet Sixteen
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