Upcoming alumni events

Visit our Virtual Engagement webpage for CSE alumni.

CSE Winter Light Show

Dec. 9, 10, and 11, 2021
Shows at 5:30, 6, and 6:30 p.m.
Civil Engineering Building Courtyard
500 Pillsbury Drive SE

Join the CSE community for three days of dazzling light shows designed by science and engineering students. The high-tech light show features more than 250,000 LED lights set to music written and recorded by University of Minnesota students.

The shows are free and open to the public. Learn more on the CSE News page.

Save the Date!
CSE Alumni Social and Curling Lesson

Saturday, Jan. 29, 2022
10 a.m.-1 p.m.
Dakota Curling Club
20775 Holt Ave.
Lakeville, MN
 
Join your fellow CSE alumni for an opportunity to learn an Olympic sport! All guests will receive a curling lesson, followed by the chance to put your new-found skills to the test and play a game! After the lesson, we'll gather for lunch and social time.

Registration will begin in mid-December.

For more information on college events, visit our CSE Events Calendar.


For CSE community resources during the pandemic, visit our COVID-19 response webpage.  

If you have questions, please email csealumni@umn.edu.

 


Photos of past events:

Find other alumni photos on the CSE Flickr album.

Webcasts:

  • Inside the Minnesota Robotics Institute: Nov. 9, 2021
    View recorded webcast
  • CSE Three-Minute Thesis Competition: Oct. 21, 2021
    View recorded webcast
  • CSE Public Lecture - Polymers can do wonders: From vaccine delivery to cancer therapy: Oct. 19, 2021
    View recorded webcast
  • Virtual Tour of Ecolos Wind Energy Research Station: June 25, 2020
    View recorded webcast
  • CSE Alumni and Friends Virtual Town Hall: June 18, 2020  
    View recorded webcast
  • Dean's Lunch and Learn: May 28, 2020
    Department of Computer Science and Engineering
    View recorded webcast 
  • CSE Public Lecture: April 9, 2019
    "Curiosity Drives Progress: Sustainability and the Environment"
  • View recorded webcast
  • CSE Public Lecture: Sept. 20 2018
    "Curiosity Drives Progress: Enabling Technologies"
    View recorded webcast
  • CSE Public Lecture: June 12, 2018
    "Curiosity Drives Progress: Enhancing Safety and Security"
    View recorded webcast
  • CSE Public Lecture: March 22, 2018
    "Curiosity Drives Progress: Advancing Human Health"
    View recorded webcast
  • Minnesota Institute for Astrophysics Public Lecture: April 10, 2017
    "Exploring the Mysteries of the Sun: Explosions on our Closest Star"
    View recorded webcast
  • CSE Public Lecture: April 4, 2017
    "How Do We Tell Facts From Myths About Climate Change"
    View recorded webcast
  • Karlis Kaufmanis Lecture Series: April 21, 2016
    "Supernovae and the Discovery of the Accelerating Universe"
    View recorded webcast
  • CSE Public Lecture: Oct. 20, 2015
    "NASA’s Path Forward and the Transformation of the Kennedy Space Center"
    View recorded webcast
  • Minnesota Institute for Astrophysics Public Lecture: Sept. 17, 2015
    "To the Stars We Will Go:  The Worlds of Exoplanets"
    View recorded webcast
  • Misel Family Lecture: Sept. 10, 2015
    "Spacetime Versus the Quantum"
    View recorded webcast
  • CSE Public Lecture: April 16, 2015
    "No News is Big News: Adventures in Science Journalism"
    View recorded webcast
  • CSE Public Lecture: Oct. 29, 2013
    "High Performance Computing: Then and What's Next" By SRC Computer co-founder D. James Guzy
    View recorded webcast.
  • CSE Public Lecture: Oct. 17, 2012
    "Disruptive Tech: What's New, What's Coming, and How it Will Change Everything" By New York Times tech columnist David Pogue
    View recorded webcast.
  • CSE Public Lecture: June 20, 2012
    "The Low Life of River Deltas: How Mud Can Save (part of) the World" By earth sciences professor Chris Paola
    View recorded webcast.
  • CSE Public Lecture: June 16, 2011
    "Lost in Shangri-La: A True Story of Survival, Adventure and the Most Incredible Rescue Mission of World War II" By best-selling author Mitchell Zuckoff
    View recorded webcast.
  • CSE Public Lecture: April 5, 2011
    "SUNgas: A Vision for Renewable Fuels" By mechanical engineering professor Jane Davidson
    View recorded webcast.