College-wide events

Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018, 1 p.m. through Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018, 4 p.m.

Walter Library Room 405 for Nov 15th session

Fall 2018 Innovation Value Proposition Design Workshops

VPD X003 - Science & Engineering Innovation Value Proposition Design Workshops.

Join this series of four bi-weekly, half-day, hands-on workshops applying the Value Proposition Canvas and Customer Discovery methods to specific projects. 

Open to University of Minnesota faculty, staff and student researchers.

Register Here!


Friday, Nov. 16, 2018, 10:10 a.m.

Civil Engineering Building, George J. Schroepfer Conference Theater

Warren Lecture Series

Frederik Hammes 
EAWAG (The Swiss Federal Institute of Aquatic Science and Technology), Switzerland

The Warren Lecture Series is made possible by a generous, renewing gift by Alice Warren Gaarden. The series brings in excellent speakers from around the world.


Monday, Nov. 26, 2018, 7 p.m.

John T. Tate Hall, Room 105

Geological Society of Minnesota Lecture Series

Getting to the Core: Understanding Past Climate, Human Impacts, and Geological Processes using Lake Sediment Core Samples

Presenter: Amy Myrbo, Ph.D., Research Associate, Continental Scientific Drilling Coordination Office, University of Minnesota

All lectures are free and open to the public.  


Friday, Nov. 30, 2018, 10:10 a.m.

Civil Engineering Building, George J. Schroepfer Conference Theater

Warren Lecture Series

Andrew F. Braham
Civil Engineering, University of Arkansas

The Warren Lecture Series is made possible by a generous, renewing gift by Alice Warren Gaarden. The series brings in excellent speakers from around the world.


Friday, Nov. 30, 2018, 5:30 p.m.

Civil Engineering Building, Courtyard

CSE Winter Light Show 2018 Premiere

Don’t miss this on-campus winter tradition!

The CSE Winter Light Show is a student-designed 3D outdoor experience featuring more than 250,000 LED lights set to music written and recorded by University of Minnesota students. Now in its eighth year, the CSE Winter Light Show has become an annual campus tradition. This year the shows are bigger and better than ever!

Shows are at 5:30, 6, and 6:30 p.m. The show will last about 15 minutes.

The shows are free and open to the public.

Free hot chocolate will be provided on Premiere Night by the University of Minnesota Parent and Family Program while supplies last.

The Winter Light Show is presented by the Tesla Works student group and sponsored by the College of Science and Engineering. 

Share photos and join in the conversation on social media with #cselightshow.

Other CSE Winter Light Show dates

After Friday, Nov. 30, shows will run at 5:30, 6 and 6:30 p.m. as follows:

  • Saturday, Dec. 1, 2018
  • Thursday, Dec. 6, 2018
  • Friday, Dec. 7, 2018 
  • Saturday, Dec. 8, 2018

In addition to the public shows, CSE alumni and friends are invited to a family-friendly open house

CSE Alumni and Friends Open House
Friday, Dec. 7, 2018
5-6-30 p.m.

Civil Engineering Building, WSB Study Lounge Rosene Student Lounge (Second floor)

Stop in for a cup of hot chocolate, cookies, and activities for kids.

RSVP for alumni open house. Register by Monday, Dec. 3.

 

 


Saturday, Dec. 1, 2018, 5:30 p.m.

Civil Engineering Building, Courtyard

CSE Winter Light Show 2018

Don’t miss this on-campus winter tradition!

The CSE Winter Light Show is a student-designed 3D outdoor experience featuring more than 250,000 LED lights set to music written and recorded by University of Minnesota students. Now in its eighth year, the CSE Winter Light Show has become an annual campus tradition. This year the shows are bigger and better than ever!

Remaining shows are at 5:30, 6, and 6:30 p.m. on the following days:

  • Saturday, Dec. 1, 2018
  • Thursday, Dec. 6, 2018
  • Friday, Dec. 7, 2018 
  • Saturday, Dec. 8, 2018

The show will last about 15 minutes.

The shows are free and open to the public.

The Winter Light Show is presented by the Tesla Works student group and sponsored by the College of Science and Engineering. 

Share photos and join in the conversation on social media with #cselightshow.


In addition to the public shows, CSE alumni and friends are invited to a family-friendly open house.

CSE Alumni and Friends Open House
Friday, Dec. 7, 2018
5-6-30 p.m.

Civil Engineering Building, WSB Study Lounge Rosene Student Lounge (Second floor)

Stop in for a cup of hot chocolate, cookies, and activities for kids.

RSVP for alumni open house. Register by Monday, Dec. 3.


Thursday, Dec. 6, 2018, 5:30 p.m.

Civil Engineering Building, Courtyard

CSE Winter Light Show 2018

Don’t miss this on-campus winter tradition!

The CSE Winter Light Show is a student-designed 3D outdoor experience featuring more than 250,000 LED lights set to music written and recorded by University of Minnesota students. Now in its eighth year, the CSE Winter Light Show has become an annual campus tradition. This year the shows are bigger and better than ever!

Remaining shows are at 5:30, 6, and 6:30 p.m. on the following days:

  • Thursday, Dec. 6, 2018
  • Friday, Dec. 7, 2018 
  • Saturday, Dec. 8, 2018

The show will last about 15 minutes.

The shows are free and open to the public.

The Winter Light Show is presented by the Tesla Works student group and sponsored by the College of Science and Engineering. 

Share photos and join in the conversation on social media with #cselightshow.


In addition to the public shows, CSE alumni and friends are invited to a family-friendly open house.

CSE Alumni and Friends Open House
Friday, Dec. 7, 2018
5-6-30 p.m.

Civil Engineering Building, WSB Study Lounge Rosene Student Lounge (Second floor)

Stop in for a cup of hot chocolate, cookies, and activities for kids.

RSVP for alumni open house. Register by Monday, Dec. 3.


Friday, Dec. 7, 2018, 10:10 a.m.

Civil Engineering Building, George J. Schroepfer Conference Theater

Warren Lecture Series

Brice Lecampion
École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), Switzerland

The Warren Lecture Series is made possible by a generous, renewing gift by Alice Warren Gaarden. The series brings in excellent speakers from around the world.


Friday, Dec. 7, 2018, 3:30 p.m.

Phillips-Wangensteen Building, Room 2-470

Mechanical Engineering Recognition Event

This event provides a small venue to honor seniors graduating fall semester. Cookies and refreshments will follow.


Friday, Dec. 7, 2018, 5 p.m.

Civil Engineering Building, WSB Study Lounge and Rosene Student Lounge, Second Floor

CSE Alumni and Friends Winter Light Show Open House

CSE alumni and friends are invited to a family-friendly open house during the student-produced CSE Winter Light Show. Stop in for a cup of hot chocolate, cookies, and activities for kids.

5:30, 6, and 6:30 p.m. - Light Show Performances

RSVP for alumni open house.

Register by Monday, Dec. 3. This event is free and all ages are welcome

If you have questions, contact Joelle Larson at jblarson@umn.edu or 612-626-1802.

If you are unable to attend the CSE Winter Light Show on Dec. 7, performances will also occur on Nov. 30, Dec. 1, 6, and 8 at 5:30, 6:00, and 6:30 p.m. in the Civil Engineering Building Courtyard.