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Bridges and Pathways

Bridges to the Baccalaureate Degree aims to increase the number of students in biomedical and behavioral science research, which can include the departments of biology, chemistry, math, physics, psychology, sociology and computer science. Our mission is to help students advance academically to pursue a baccalaureate degree and subsequently attain more advanced degrees. The program is a partnership between Lake Superior College, Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College, and the University of Minnesota Duluth.

Pathways to Advanced Degrees in Life Sciences aims to increase the number of students graduating and working in the fields of biomedical and behavioral science research, which can include the departments of biology, chemistry, math, physics, psychology, sociology and computer science. Additionally, the program will assist you in advancing academically and in pursuing and attaining a graduate degree. The program will help you make the contacts needed to continue on to achieve your graduate degree and to meet research and faculty mentors.

Women's Mentoring Program

Regularly scheduled events address topics requested by women faculty in the Medical School and College of Pharmacy on the University of Minnesota Duluth campus. Social gatherings provide an opportunity for networking and sharing research endeavors and ideas. Learn more about the Women's Mentoring Program

Native American Mentoring Program

Increase opportunities for Biomedical Scienes faculty and students to support the focus of the Medical School on Native American Health by increasing opportunities for research based collaboration. This may include but not limited to promoting science experiences for Native American graduate students. Pilot funding for Native American undergraduate students, graduate students, postdoctoral fellows and faculty within the Biomedical Sciences Department is also available. The objective is to expand the pool of current and future Native American scientists who may consider faculty or leadership positions in higher education or medical professions. This program is a viable way to demonstrate our commitment to Native communities in the state of MN.