Upcoming events for alumni & friends

 - CFANS Behind the Scenes: Global Learning Adventures, Italy
Wednesday, May 13, 4:30 - 6 p.m., Room R350 LES building

Gain access to behind-the-scenes information on Italy's treasures: traditional agriculture, wines and food, presenced by CFANS associate dean, Mike White. Indulge in an olive oil tasting and Italian hor d'oeuvres, and engage in an Italian language and gesture mini-workshop led by the U of M Italian Language Department. Please RSVP by May 7; space is limited to 40.

- Food Science and Nutrition 2015 Advisory Council Spring Showcase
Wednesday, May 13, 8 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., St. Paul Student Center, North Star Ballroom
The spring showcase provides a unique opportunity for faculty, staff, students, industry professionals and the community to network while learning more about FSCN and its current initiatives. The event highlights include a keynote speaker, gluten roundtable discussion and a clean labels discussion. Additionally, current students will have poster presentations throughout the day, and tours of the FSCN labs will be available in the afternoon. A complimentary breakfast and boxed lunch will be provided. See more information and register for this free event.

- Siehl Prize Ceremony
Thursday, May 21, 2 p.m., McNamara Alumni Center

University of Minnesota President Eric Kaler and Dean Brian Buhr cordially invite you and your guests to join us in recognizing the 2015 Laureates of the Siehl Prize for Excellence in Agriculture:
Mike Yost ('73), Production Agriculture; Gerhardt Fick ('64, '66), Agribusiness; Stanley Diesch ('51, '56, '63), Knowledge. RSVP by May 15.

- Saint Paul Arbor Month Event
Saturday, May 30, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m., Linwood Recreation Center

Come celebrate Saint Paul’s urban forest and the legacy of the American elm during Saint Paul’s Arbor Month Event. Enjoy planting and tree climbing demonstrations, live music, tree yoga, a nature play area, food, and much more!

- Emerging Professionals Network with the Saint Paul Saints
Monday June 22, 5:30 p.m. at CHS Field in Lowertown St. Paul
Cost: $30, $25 for UMAA members - includes buffet dinner and game ticket.
Registration: Tickets are limited, RSVP today!

Join fellow recent graduates from CFANS and across the University for a night of networking at the new home for the Saint Paul Saints! Mingle with fellow U of M alumni, including Scott Bush, who is assistant general manager for the Saints. He’ll share how his career led him from Minnesota to California and back again. Following the event, we’ll take in the baseball game as the Saints play the Sioux City Explorers. Space is limited, so register now for this fun, unique opportunity.