Classes Without Quizzes

Save the date: Classes Without Quizzes April 14th, 2018!

Details from 2017:

Jump-start your weekend with stimulating conversations with faculty and experts from the College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences. Learn about the latest research and go home feeling smarter!

Hosted by the CFANS Alumni Society, Classes Without Quizzes features a half-day of faculty-led interactive sessions on a variety of topics, including backyard chickens, the Minnesota woods, "green" milk, how the environment affects corn, trends that lead to future food security, and adaptations of aquatic plants. Professor of Applied Economics Michael Boland will present the keynote presentation on “The Geography of Food” which focuses on trends linked with the geographic origins of foods and increasing consumer demand for information about their food. A special interactive session will also be available for high school students and chaperones.

Kids in kindergarten-6th grade will attend their own hands-on educational and recreational programming about animal adaptations, maple syrup, and raptors.

Read more about the keynote speaker, break-out sessions, and kids' program here.

Saturday, April 1, 2017
8:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. - program
12:30 p.m. - optional lunch and campus tours
Continuing Education Conference Center, St. Paul Campus

$35 - General registration
$30 - University of Minnesota Alumni Association members
$15 - Students grades 7 through college
$20 - Kids' Edition (K-6) - Registration deadline for children is March 29, 2017
Online registration preferred. 
Day-of registration available by cash, check, or card.

DisplaysAttendees will have the opportunity to engage with university departments and organizations at display tables in the lobby area.  Click here if you are interested in being an exhibitor at this year's event.

This year's displays will feature: UMN Extension Minnesota Master NaturalistsMN Royal, UMN Extension - PoultrySt. Paul Campus BookstoreWasp Watchers ProgramGopher Poultry Science ClubCFANS Alumni RelationsAlpha Gamma Rho Fraternity, CFANS Admissions, Horticulture Club, AFSA High School, the Department of Food Science & Nutrition, and more! 

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For more information contact Masha Finn at or 612-624-9957