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IGNITE NIGHT – Sept 13th

Please join us for a powerful evening of exciting and informative presentations made by successful Michigan Tech Alumnae. Find out more about their journeys to success and what they wished they had known as MTU students. Learn how to prepare for career day and interviews, how to ask for help, how to create your own job, make the best first impression, how to be more professional, how to be an entrepreneur, how to navigate through an international opportunity and MORE!!!

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Big Ten+ Graduate School Exposition

At the Big Ten+ Graduate School Expo September 23-24, 2012, students will:

  • Get an inside look at graduate school and the application process
  • Receive advice about funding opportunities from National Science Foundation representatives and other experts
  • Network with representatives from more than 75 of the nation’s top graduate institutions
  • Attend a premier graduate school fair

This two day mini-conference is especially designed for students interested in graduate education in:

  • Science
  • Technology
  • Engineering
  • Mathematics
  • Other science-related disciplines.

The Big Ten+ Graduate School Expo awarded more than $50,000 in travel scholarships last year.  Women and members of underrepresented groups are encouraged to attend.

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ASME Cardboard Sled Race

As a part of Engineering Week, American Society of Mechanical Engineers is hosting a Cardboard Sled Race on Mont Ripley. The event will include a cash prize to the top 3 finishers and is open to any student on campus. There is a $5 entry fee and teams can range from 2 to 5 people. The event will be held on February 24 at the end of the “Danny Boy” run, with registration ending February 19. To register your team, please email Chad Kern at For full list of rules, please visit the ASME page on involvement link.

Refer to the attached flyer for details and contact Chad Kern if you have questions.

2012 ASME Cardboard Sled Race Flyer