Michigan Tech LODE & Student News Briefs, 2/5/16

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ENTERTAINMENT & ENRICHMENT

 

TONIGHT: Winter Carnival Comedian Judah Friedlander

On the comedy stage, Judah Friedlander is The World Champion. He is the best athlete in the world, greatest martial artist, the sexual desire of every woman, and a role model to children. Let’s face it, Judah is the greatest comedian in the world… And the most humble. Judah is an extra-dark black belt in karate.

You can watch Judah as “Frank Rossitano” on the Emmy-winning “30 Rock” every night in syndication & on Comedy Central. Judah has made multiple hilarious appearances on many late night talk shows including: Letterman, Conan, Fallon & The Daily Show.
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Student Tickets are $5 and available for purchase at the Central Ticketing Office in the Student Development Complex with a valid HuskyCard.
Monday – Friday: 8 am – 9 pm
Saturday: 8 am – 7 pm
Sunday: 11 am – 8 pm
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Non-Student Tickets are $15 and can be purchased online atrozsa.mtu.edu, by phone at 906-487-2073, or at the Central Ticketing Office in the SDC.


 

MUB Board Stuff- A-Husky Event

It’s that time of the year again when we become surrounded in a world full of pink and hearts and a tiny baby shooting arrows at people to make them fall in love (which doesn’t sound very safe). Well, we can’t completely ignore the world of Valentine’s Day so let’s make the most of it together. Bring your special someone (or your single friends) to the MUB Commons on Thursday, February 11 at 7:00PM to adopt and stuff a new cuddle buddy. We will provide the animals (huskies, penguins, bears, puppies, and more), and the stuffing. You just need to bring a smile and provide a loving home for your new stuffed animal. :) Oh and make sure to bring your HuskyCard to receive an animal at no cost – while supplies last!


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Showtimes in Fisher 135:

FridayFeb 5 @ 5:308:30, and 11:30
SaturdayFeb 6 @ 2:305:308:30, and 11:30
SundayFeb 7 @ 2:30
Tickets are $3, concessions are $1 each for pop, candy, and popcorn.

We hope to see you at the show this weekend, and have a great day!


Phi Delta Chi Homemade Valentine’s Event

Happy early Valentines Day everyone! The sisters of Phi Delta Chi invite you to join them in the spirit of love and appreciation of the meaningful relationships in our lives. Whether it’s for friends, family, or a loved one, come have fun making them a homemade valentine from the heart!
This event is on Wednesday, February 10 from 6:30 – 7:30 PM at 1207 Ruby St in Houghton.Need a ride? Look for a sister wearing Phi Delta Chi Letters in Wadsworth Hall’s front lobby 6:20 pm
(departure time is 6:25 pm)!

 

WORKSHOPS, MEETINGS & INFO SESSIONS

 

HuskyLEAD: Industry Reps – What are they Looking for?

The next HuskyLEAD will be held on Tuesday, February 9 at 6PM in the MUB Alumni Lounge.  Join Career Services and various industry representatives for “Industry Reps – What are They Looking For?”  Find out what you need to be doing now to gain the skills you need for the future.
HuskyLEAD is a series of professional development workshops designed to develop the leadership skills of students.  All Michigan Tech students are welcomed to attend and there is no cost.  The sessions are scheduled to last only an hour.  Any questions, comments or suggestions about HuskyLEAD can be directed to Maryann Wilcox, coordinator for registered student organizations, at 906-487-2402 ormawilcox@mtu.edu.


Railroad Engineering and Activities Club General Business Meeting

The Railroad Engineering and Activities Club will be having February General Business Meeting on Tuesday (2/9) at 7:00 PM in Dillman 214. We have guest speaker, Phil Pasterak from engineering firm, Parsons Brinckerhoff coming in to discuss high speed and light rail operations/projects in the U.S. He has a wealth of knowledge when it comes to railroads and how they operate, so he’ll be able to answer questions on topics beyond what is listed! Come to learn about current job/internship opportunities and our upcoming trips!

Don’t forget about Rail Info Night on the night of career fair! Great opportunity to meet some industry reps! @ DHH Ballroom

All majors are welcome to join us! FREE pizza and pop!


CAMPUS NEWS

 

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Nominations OPEN for the Student Leadership Awards

At Michigan Tech we are blessed with students that are crazy smart, motivated and adventurous.  As faculty and staff we partner with these students to inspire community, scholarship, possibilities, accountability, and tenacity. And we realize how lucky we are to be able to work alongside them in their academic and career pursuits.  Now is the time to recognize these students for their commitment, enthusiasm, and leadership. On behalf of the University, we are seeking nominations for the President’s Award for Leadership, Vice President for Student Affairs and Advancement Award for Service, and various other student leadership awards. The recipient of each award will be honored at the 22nd Annual Student Leadership Awards Ceremony at 6:00 PM, Friday, April 15, 2016, in the Ballroom of the Memorial Union Building.

The nomination process is simple and actually quite easy. All awards and information about each can be found on the web at www.sa.mtu.edu/awards/ . For each individual award, simply click on the award title, then complete and submit the nomination form.

Nominations for the President’s Award for Leadership and the Vice President for Student Affairs and Advancement Award for Service are due by 5:00 PM, Friday, March 4, 2016.

Nominations for all other Student Leadership Awards are due by 12:00 PM, Friday, March 18, 2016.

Please take a minute to nominate a student or colleague today.

Questions concerning any of the awards should be directed to Karma Kilpela, Student Activities, at 487-1963 or activities@mtu.edu .

Thank you for recognizing our best and brightest students.  Your support is appreciated.


 

Winter Carnival Book Sale Saturday, 2/6

The Friends of the Michigan Tech Library (FMTL) will hold a Winter Carnival book sale from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, February 6 in the lobby of the Robert Van Pelt and John and Ruanne Opie Library.

Merchandise will include Michigan Tech heritage souvenir blankets, Copper Country historic photo note cards and selected used books. Free hot chocolate and cookies will be available. All proceeds will go to support the Michigan Tech Library.


 

Winter Carnival CashKey Special

Transportation Services is running a Winter Carnival special on cash keys:

If you routinely park at the on-campus metered spaces, you may want to consider purchasing a CashKey. A CashKey is a simple round key that can be attached to your car keychain and be used in place of quarters to quickly and conveniently purchase time at a parking meter.

CashKeys may be purchased and reloaded at the Transportation Services office (Admin 100) in amounts of $25, $50, or $100. CashKeys allow parking at a rate of $0.75/hour and may only be used in hour increments. There is a $25 deposit fee that will be refunded upon return of your CashKey.

The Winter Carnival special will run the whole month of February. All CashKey amounts will be discounted 10 percent. That means you can get $25 of parking for $22.50, $50 of parking for $45, or $100 of parking for $90.


Winter Carnival Parking and Extended Shuttle Service

In order to accommodate the many visitors during Winter Carnival, the following lots will be available beginning at 4 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 3rd (Lot 11 opens 4 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 5th), free of charge, no permits required.

     Lot 9 (commuter lot by the Rozsa Center)

     Lot 5 (graduate student lot by the Rozsa)

     Lot 27 (pay lot between the Administration Building and MUB)

     Overnight parking – you may park in Lot 9, the commuter lot by the Rozsa without a permit.

     Lot 11 (near the Administration Building) will be open at 4 pm on Friday.

Lastly, there will be free parking at all metered areas.  However, please be aware that all other areas/lots not listed above will be fully enforced as usual.

Transportation Services will also extend its operations during Winter Carnival.  The MTU shuttle service will run from 1 p.m. to 10 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday.  The City of Houghton shuttle service will run its regular scheduled service.  Please remember that the MTU shuttle bus is not equipped to handle children but you may utilize the on-demand service that the City of Houghton provides.

We hope you enjoy this expanded shuttle service during Winter Carnival and free parking in designated areas.

For any questions or comments regarding Winter Carnival parking regulations or shuttle bus service please call Transportation Services at 487-1441 or Public Safety and Police Services at 487-2216.

 


 

SPORTS & WELLNESS

 

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Become a Member of the Michigan Tech Nordic Ski Club

A $10 membership gets you free use of skis & snowshoes at the Tech Trails, weekly practices for novice skiers and one free beginner lesson and more!

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Use the Buddy System & Get HuskiesFit with Personal Training

Working out with a buddy is a great way to get motivated and stay on track! HuskiesFit Programs now offers two-person partner packages for six sessions. Our personal trainers will customize a health & exercise program specific to your and your partner’s lifestyle & fitness goals.

 

 

For more information, visit Personal Training.

 

 

COMMIT TO BE HUSKIESFIT with a personal trainer!

 


CAREER SERVICES

 

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REMINDERS

 

Win $500 at Trivia Night, 2/23/16

Please join the Student Philanthropy Council for a Michigan Tech Trivia Night in the MUB on Tuesday, February 23 from 7:00 – 8:00 PM.  All registered student organizations are invited to participate with a team (3 member maximum).  There will be prizes for each round and a grand prize of $500 for your student org. To register or for more information please email Adam Portmann at aportman@mtu.edu.


 

2016BIGFOOT Snowshoe Event 2/6/16

The Bigfoot Snowshoe Event is a chance for folks to get out and enjoy the trails and woods on the Michigan Tech Trail System. Now in it’s 19th year, we continue to offer rental snowshoes for use at no charge with a photo ID. Door prizes will be drawn at 11:15am and you do not need to be present to win. Snacks and light refreshments will be available as well. Trails will be marked for rental snowshoe users to ensure availability for everyone, but participants with their own snowshoes are encouraged to explore more of the trails.

Please dress for the weather and join us for a great event! Registration 8-10:30am Waxing Shed, Michigan Tech Trails.

Go to the website for more info on events and price. CLICK HERE to sign up!


 

Michigan Tech LODE & Student News Briefs, 1/29/16

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ENTERTAINMENT & ENRICHMENT

 

Khana Khazana Fundraiser for the Children of Syria

Khana Khazana is providing an opportunity for the Iranian Community at Michigan Tech to raise funds to support the children of Syria. This opportunity is from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday in the MUB food court. Cost is $7.25 per plate including a fountain drink. The menu includes: Chicken Cutlet, or “KuKu-ye Morq” in Farsi, is a delicious dish from northern Iran. It is a mix of shredded chicken breast, eggs and onions. A special red sauce adds a very pleasant juicy taste to it. Potato Kuku is an egg-based Persian vegetarian dish flavored with shredded potatoes, onion, garlic and chives. Aush Reshteh is a delicious hearty soup in Iran made of fresh vegetables, rice noodles, beans and kashk. Halva is a delicious sweet desert made up of rice flour, sugar, rosewater, saffron and almond.


Mu Beta Psi Hosting Jazz Night on the Town

Each spring we award our John MacInnes Student Scholarship to a Michigan Tech student who we feel has made great strides in the musical community at Michigan Tech and their respective musical group(s). The funds for this scholarship are raised at an annual scholarship concert. This year the concert features Northern Standard Time and AstroSax at the Orpheum Theatre. Doors will open at 7:30 pm. For more information visit us at zeta.mubetapsi.org.


 Win $500 at Trivia Night, 2/23/16

Please join the Student Philanthropy Council for a Michigan Tech Trivia Night in the MUB on Tuesday, February 23 from 7:00 – 8:00 PM.  All registered student organizations are invited to participate with a team (3 member maximum).  There will be prizes for each round and a grand prize of $500 for your student org. To register or for more information please email Adam Portmann at aportman@mtu.edu.


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This weekend, Film Board presents: The Martian

Showtimes in Fisher 135:

Friday, Jan 29 @ 5:30, 8:30, and 11:30 Saturday, Jan 30 @ 2:30, 5:30, 8:30, and 11:30 Sunday, Jan 31 @ 2:30 and 5:30

Tickets are $3, concessions are $1 each for pop, candy, and popcorn. We hope to see you at the show this weekend, and have a great day!


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ACM Hosting Winter WonderHack

Winter WonderHack is a Makeathon, meaning a time devoted to creating something new. Students register and come to the event where they work alone or in a group to make an idea come to life, whether that idea involves hardware, software, marketing, design, or some other uniqueness. Our sponsers will send represenatives from their companies or organizations to see projects and network with students. Teams can enter into categories to compete for prizes. Food and swag are provided for FREE, there will also be a variety of cool technology provided for hacks (projects). Register at wwhack.org WHEN: Feburary 12th – 14th, this event takes place over 36 hours WHERE: Spread across MTU Library, Fisher, and Rehki


 

WORKSHOPS, MEETINGS & INFO SESSIONS

 

Erin Brown, Motivational Speaker and Leader in the World of Body Positivity  

Erin Brown is speaking on Thursday, February 25, 2016 at 6:00 pm in Fisher 135. Erin offers a unique perspective on health and fitness that starts from within. An approach of patience and love for finding happiness with your body. For more on Erin Browns philosophy and recent blog post visit her site http://iamerinbrown.com/


CAMPUS NEWS

 

Volunteers Needed for Get WISE!

The Center for Pre-College Outreach is seeking volunteers to help with a workshop for local youth called Get WISE. Get WISE stands for Get Women in Science and Engineering! The event is open to 250 local 7th and 8th grade girls – they come to campus, take part in fun science/engineering challenges, engage in friendly competition, and meet college role models. Volunteers at this event will be in charge of a small group of girls and will facilitate the three activities throughout the day. Get WISE will be held on Tuesday, February 23rd from 9:00 am – 1:30 pm in the SDC Wood Gym. Our greatest need is currently for late morning and early afternoon (times between 11:00 – 1:30), but any amount of time you can give is tremendously appreciated, from one hour to all day! It’s a great event; check out photos from last year here. Lunch is provided for those who are there during that time, and there will be training sessions beforehand so that everyone is fully prepared. To sign up or for more information, please contact Liz Fujita (liz@mtu.edu).


Help Plan the 2016 Keweenaw Color Run

The Keweenaw Color Run(KCR) is a locally organized event in its second year that serves the whole community of Michigan Tech and the Keweenaw. The event brings students, community members and businesses together from different backgrounds and cultures for entertainment and fitness. We are committed to diversity, culture and working towards a stronger sense of community here in our home. Last year, we were able to donate over $2,000 to community Non-Profits all while providing a top-notch event experience for over 600 participants. This year we have the set the goal to provide an even better event to more participants while staying core to our values: Join us in pursuit of this mission!

We are seeking candidates from a wide perspective of campus involvement to help “plot the course” of the 2016 KCR. Come build and demonstrate your leadership skills with a position on the KCR Committee. We provide leadership opportunities to: Manage 200 Volunteers, oversee a large organizational budget, develop a social advertising portfolio, refine processes, work with permitting and grant writing, form relationships with corporations and local businesses; all invaluable tools for a resume and for your career. Not to mention, you get to spend time with an awesome team doing awesome things for the Community!

Position Responsibilities For All Positions:
Commit to working about 1-2 hours per week, more the week of the event.
Attend every-other week committee meetings on MTU Campus.
Complete action Items as assigned and fulfill your goals as set with the committee.
Represent the mission of the KCR when acting in official capacity and in daily life.

If Interested:
Send an email to kpmcgurk@mtu.edu with the following three things

  1. Full Name, Contact Email, Phone number
  2. What position you would like and why (be as brief, but descriptive as possible)
  3. Your schedule for spring semester (so we can schedule a meeting to talk how you best fit on our team

Positions Available:

Event Director, Registration & Check in Coordinator, Sponsorship & Donation Coordinator, Promotions, Media & Public Relations Coordinator, Volunteer Coordinator, Purchasing & Treasurer, Signage, Safety & Course Coordinator (Will need to get van certified: will get large cargo van), Logistics Coordinator (Will need to get van certified: Will get large BOX VAN), Pre/Post Event & Announcement Coordinator, and Start/Finish & Timing Coordinator.


 

COMMUNITY NEWS

 

Local Swing Dance Club presents Live Jive Madmen Party

Get your groovy on for a hot night in the cool town of Calumet. The local Swing Dance Club presents “Live Jive Madmen Party” 6 p.m. Saturday January 30 at the Vertin Gallery and Antiques on the corner of 6th and Oak. Live performances, lessons, and out of sight music-get hot or go home! For more information call 934-2655.


 

SPORTS & WELLNESS

 

Upcoming Intramural Events

Entry Deadlines

Table Tennis Singles: January 29 @ 12:00 pm
- Tournament on January 29 at 6:00 pm

Table Tennis Doubles: January 30 @ 3:00 pm
- Tournament on January 30 at 10:00 am

Floor Hockey (Men’s & Women’s): February 3 @ 5:00 pm
- Season Starts:  Week of February 8th

Co-Rec Innertube Water Polo: February 11 @ 3:00 pm
- Season Starts: Week of February 15th

Billiards: February 12 @ 1:00 pm
- Tournament on January 13 at 10:00 am

Register your team at www.imleagues.com/MTU

 

Intramural Officials’ Meeting/Clinic Schedule

Floor Hockey
Rules/Stations: Monday, February 1 @ 6:00 pm - SDC, Room 121

Scrimmages: Tuesday, February 2 @ 8:00 pm - Multi Courts #3 & 4

Innertube Water Polo
Rules/Clinic: Wednesday, February 10 @ 9:00 pm - SDC, Pool

- No Experience Necessary! We will train everyone who is interested.
- Officials are paid hourly with opportunities to become state certified and work outside contests to earn more money.
- If you are interested in officiating, you must attend all of the sessions for that sport.
- For more information:  E-mail imsports@mtu.edu


CAREER SERVICES

 

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REMINDERS

 

2016BIGFOOT Snowshoe Event 2/6/16

The Bigfoot Snowshoe Event is a chance for folks to get out and enjoy the trails and woods on the Michigan Tech Trail System. Now in it’s 19th year, we continue to offer rental snowshoes for use at no charge with a photo ID. Door prizes will be drawn at 11:15am and you do not need to be present to win. Snacks and light refreshments will be available as well. Trails will be marked for rental snowshoe users to ensure availability for everyone, but participants with their own snowshoes are encouraged to explore more of the trails.

Please dress for the weather and join us for a great event! Registration 8-10:30am Waxing Shed, Michigan Tech Trails.

Go to the website for more info on events and price. CLICK HERE to sign up!


 

Winter Carnival Stage Revue 2016

 

During Stage Revue, campus fraternities, sororities, and many other student organizations present skits full of college humor that brings the Winter Carnival theme to life! Come join us to see the final performance and comedian Jeff Scheen as our Master of Ceremony on Thursday, February 4 at 7:00pm at the Rozsa Center.

Tickets are $5 for students and general admission is $10.

For more information please contact Kyle Mischler, kbmischl@mtu.edu.


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ADVENTURE SPRING BREAK 2016 with the Outdoor Adventure Program

The OAP student staff plan a number of Spring break adventures for students. The OAP prides itself on offering a quality experience in the outdoors, planned and led by student trip leaders. Our student trip leaders have extensive training, including Wilderness First Responder Certification and previous trip leader experience. Our trip leaders spend a great deal of time researching and planning these trips to ensure a safe, fun, and sometimes educational experience for their peers.         Inline image 1 Yosemite Valley Experience! Live in Yosemite Valley, California for the week! Activities could include hiking, skiing, snowshoeing, ice skating, climbing, and soaking in the Yosemite Valley culture. Price: $300 (+ airfare to San Francisco Airport)     Inline image 2 Southbound Experience – Orange Beach, Alabama with pit stops at Red River Gorge and Mammoth Cave! Get your swimsuits ready! We will be snorkeling, go-karting, kayaking, spelunking, hiking, and beach bumming for the week Price: $550 (includes activities, travel, food, and lodging)   For questions, please contact the Outdoor Adventure Program at oap@mtu.edu or call (906) 487-2290 between the hours of noon-5:00PM.


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CopperDog Volunteers Sought

Michigan Tech staff and students are asked to consider volunteering for the CopperDog 150 race February 26 to 28. There will be a LEAD volunteer training session from 10 a.m. to noon January 30 at River Valley Bank in Calumet. There will be an all-hands volunteer training session from 10 a.m. to noon February 20 at the CLK School multi purpose. For more information or to register, visit the CopperDog 150 website.


 

Michigan Tech LODE & Student News Briefs, 1/22/16

MICHIGAN TECH LODE STUDENT NEWSPAPER

 

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ENTERTAINMENT & ENRICHMENT

 

2016BIGFOOT Snowshoe Event 2/6/16

The Bigfoot Snowshoe Event is a chance for folks to get out and enjoy the trails and woods on the Michigan Tech Trail System. Now in it’s 19th year, we continue to offer rental snowshoes for use at no charge with a photo ID. Door prizes will be drawn at 11:15am and you do not need to be present to win. Snacks and light refreshments will be available as well. Trails will be marked for rental snowshoe users to ensure availability for everyone, but participants with their own snowshoes are encouraged to explore more of the trails.
Please dress for the weather and join us for a great event!
Registration 8-10:30am
Waxing Shed, Michigan Tech Trails

Go to the website for more info on events and price.

CLICK HERE to sign up!


 

 

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Filipino Cuisine at Khana Khazana

Khana Khazana will serve Filipino cuisine from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. tomorrow in the MUB food court. The cost is $7.25 for a full meal including a fountain soda.

The menu includes:
Pineapple Chicken Afritada: Chicken simmered in tomato sauce and dressed with potatoes, bell peppers, onions and pineapple served with rice.
Vegetable Lumpia: Spring roll filling with stir fry vegetables.
Pinoy Apple Salad: Fresh apple and fruit cocktail with Filipino dressing.

NEXT WEEK Friday 1/29:

The Iranian Community at Michigan Tech, along with the support of Dining Services, will raise raise funds to support children of Syria http://www.unicef.org/emergencies/syria/

The Iranian dishes will include Chicken Cutlet, Potato Kuku (potato pancake), Aush (hearty soup of vegetables, rice noodles, and beans), and Halva (sweet dessert).


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Film Board Showing The Peanuts Movie 3D

The Peanuts Movie 3D in Fisher 135
Friday, Jan 22 @ 5:308:30 and 11:30 pm
Saturday, Jan 23 @ 2:305:308:30, and 11:30 pm
Sunday, Jan 24 @ 2:30 and 5:30 pm

 

Tickets are $3 and Concessions are $1. Since this is a 3D showing, PLEASE BRING YOUR HUSKYCARD to check out 3D glasses.
Hope to see you at the show this weekend.


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 Come Dance with NOSOTROS

Learn how to dance to Latin music on Saturday, January 23 from 8-9PM with open floor from 9-11PM. This is a free event and no partner needed. Open to the public and all levels are welcome.

 

 


 

Opening Reception For Noise Floor Tomorrow

Noise surrounds us. In the industrial world we are constantly bombarded with sounds, most of which we no longer even notice (the hum of compressor motors, the whine of routers, the whirr of hard drives, the roar of lawnmowers).

Noise Floor is an interactive exhibit by artist Josh Loar (VPA), focused on the pervasive noise around us, mechanical and cultural–bringing into focus sounds that we normally shut out of our conscious minds.

Join us for a reception with the artist at 5:30 p.m. tomorrow. in the Rozsa Gallery A-Space. This exhibit is free and open to the public, and will be in the Rozsa Gallery A-Space through jan. 30.

Gallery hours are 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. M-F and 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Saturdays. Loar, Professor of Practice in the Department of Visual and Performing Arts, is a multimedia artist and designer whose works have been featured in galleries and salons from NYC to Los Angeles, and his design and music composition has been featured in countless stage shows, films, TV programs, theme parks, concerts, and so on. He is a composer, multi-instrumentalist, producer, director, writer, painter, filmmaker, and all-around general artist type.

 


 

WORKSHOPS, MEETINGS & INFO SESSIONS

 

HuskyLEAD, Financing and Budgeting for your Organization

The HuskyLEAD session “Financing and Budgeting for Your Organization” will be held on Tuesday, January 26 in Fisher 135 at 6PM.  Find out what steps your organization must take when applying for funding through the Undergraduate Student Government (USG).  This workshop is a requirement for registered student organizations applying for funding for the 2016-2017 academic year.  The presenter will be Braeton “Guy” Ardell, treasurer for the USG.  Other USG members and personnel will be on hand to answer questions you may have.
HuskyLEAD is sponsored by Student Activities, and any questions, comments or ideas can be directed to Maryann Wilcox at 906-487-2402 or mawilcox@mtu.edu.


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Are you interested in joining a community of self-motivated, independent-thinking students who take charge of their education and full advantage of all that Michigan Tech has to offer? If so, consider applying to the Pavlis Honors College’s Scholars and Leaders Programs.

All motivated and committed undergraduate students in good academic standing are invited, regardless of GPA.

The current application window will remain open until March 1 for students wishing to join the college in fall.

All scholars and leaders students take core courses, participate in an immersion experience and carry out an honors project. The Scholars and Leaders Programs offer multiple pathways for students to complete the requirements for Pavlis Honors College designation on their diplomas and transcripts as well as special recognition in the graduation program.

One pathway is the well-established Pavlis Institute for Global Technological Leadership which is designed to prepare students to become successful leaders through focused coursework and interdisciplinary, team-based project work implemented in a cross-cultural environment.

Students applying to this program should have at least three years remaining in their undergraduate degree program and be prepared to travel to one our foreign project centers the summer between their third and fourth years of study at Michigan Tech.

A second pathway is the new Peace Corps Prep program, an official partnership with the U.S. Peace Corps. This program prepares undergraduates for Peace Corps service or other cross-cultural, community-based professional work. Students gain cross-cultural and foreign language learning experience in and out of the classroom. They also gain first-hand experience in a prominent sector of community development work, such as health, education or environment. The Peace Corps Prep program emphasizes establishing strong cross-cultural professional partnerships and developing an interdisciplinary framework for addressing pressing global problems such as climate change, sanitation, childhood malnutrition, girl’s education and others.

Students can customize their area of focus to fit their personal interests. Students applying to this program should have at least two years remaining in their undergraduate degree program.

Third, is the Custom Pathway Program, where students can customize their own pathway to incorporate an enterprise experience, student research, an entrepreneurial endeavor or an industrial internship, to name just a few options, to complete the Pavlis Honors College requirements.

If none of our established pathways suit your needs and interests, design your own and work with the college’s faculty and staff to realize your vision for success.

For more information, read here and attend one of the following Pavlis Honors College Information Sessions scheduled in the coming weeks. All information sessions will be held in the Pavlis Honors College Collaboration Space – Minerals and Materials Building, room 722 (facing the Portage Canal).

  • January 28 — from noon-1 p.m.
  • February 11 — from 6-7 p.m.


For more information on the college, visit: honors@mtu.edu


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Muslim Student Assoc. Hosting a Lecture from Dr. Ahmed Taha

The Muslim Student Association at Michigan Tech is pleased to invite you to a cultural lecture event on Thursday, January 28 from 5-7 PM at Fisher Hall Room 135. Guest speaker Dr. Ahmed Taha, will present on the Islamic concept of life and its teachings in directing the spiritual, social, political, economic, scientific and activism needs of both the human and society in a comprehensive, balanced, and harmonious way. The correct meaning and application of the misunderstood and misused term of “Jihad” will also be discussed.

 

Following the lecture will be a Q&A Session.


Erin Brown, Motivational Speaker and Leader in the World of Body Positivity  

Erin Brown is speaking on Thursday, February 25, 2016 at 6:00 pm in Fisher 135. Erin offers a unique perspective on health and fitness that starts from within. An approach of patience and love for finding happiness with your body.

For more on Erin Browns philosophy and recent blog post visit her site http://iamerinbrown.com/


 

Career Talks (Mathew Hymes)

 

Biotech Career Talk with Matthew Hymes

Come learn about an exciting career in the world of Biotech on Thursday, January 28 at Noon in DOW 642. Michigan Tech Alum Matthew Hymes will be presenting about his career as a scientist and entrepreneur with biotech startups. 

Open to all majors and degree levels.

 


CAMPUS NEWS

 

Winter Carnival Stage Revue 2016

During Stage Revue, campus fraternities, sororities, and other organizations present skits full of college humor that brings the Winter Carnival theme to life! Come join us to see the final performance and comedian Jeff Scheen as our Master of Ceremony on Thursday, February 4 at 7:00pm in the Rozsa Center. Tickets are $5 for students and general admission is $10.

For more information please contact Kyle Mischler, kbmischl@mtu.edu.

 


 

COMMUNITY NEWS

 

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Volunteer Opportunity with Copper Dog

We are looking for volunteers for the 2016 CopperDog 150 race being held Feb 26-28, 2016.
There will be a LEAD volunteer training session held on January 30 at River Valley Bank Calumet from 10am – noon.
There will be an all hands volunteer training session held at CLK multi purpose room on February 20 from 10 am – noon.
You are highly encouraged to go to the website and sign up: WWW.CopperDog150.com

You may also reach Beth via email if you have questions at bethanneconley@copperdog150.com or 906-337-6919


Calumet Theater Hosting Benefit Concert

Entertainer Scott Helmer will be performing live in concert at the historic Calumet Theatre on February 14, as the final concert during his ‘Support YOUR Cause’ tour, which has helped raise over $1 MM for good causes across America. Summary of it and his next initiative at the following and below – Entertainer Scott Helmer to Launch ‘Never Give Up’ Tour in 2016

In addition to benefitting the Calumet Theatre, Scott’s February 14 concert will also benefit Dial Help Community Support & Outreach Center and the Copper Country Humane Society – info here http://www.calumettheatre.com/events/event/scott-helmer-support-your-cause-tour/

Donation Price of:
$21.00, General Seating
$30.00 includes a Scott Helmer CD & a Elevator “Lift us UP” Button


 

SPORTS & WELLNESS


CAREER SERVICES

 

Career Services Learning Center 

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REMINDERS

 

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ADVENTURE SPRING BREAK 2016 with the Outdoor Adventure Program

The OAP student staff plan a number of Spring break adventures for students. The OAP prides itself on offering a quality experience in the outdoors, planned and led by student trip leaders. Our student trip leaders have extensive training, including Wilderness First Responder Certification and previous trip leader experience. Our trip leaders spend a great deal of time researching and planning these trips to ensure a safe, fun, and sometimes educational experience for their peers.

 

 

 

 

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Yosemite Valley Experience! Live in Yosemite Valley, California for the week! Activities could include hiking, skiing, snowshoeing, ice skating, climbing, and soaking in the Yosemite Valley culture. Price: $300 (+ airfare to San Francisco Airport)

 

 

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Southbound Experience – Orange Beach, Alabama with pit stops at Red River Gorge and Mammoth Cave! Get your swimsuits ready! We will be snorkeling, go-karting, kayaking, spelunking, hiking, and beach bumming for the week Price: $550 (includes activities, travel, food, and lodging)

 

For questions, please contact the Outdoor Adventure Program at oap@mtu.edu or call (906) 487-2290 between the hours of noon-5:00PM.

 


OAP Offering Snowshoe Rental Deal

For the month of January 2016 the Outdoor Adventure Program (Located at 207 East Street) is running a deal for snowshoe rentals, Rent 1 get 1/2 off second pair. The rental center is open Monday – Saturday noon -5:00PM and 6PM-8PM on Sundays. Call 906-487-2290 for more information.


 

Michigan Tech LODE & Student News Briefs, 1/15/16

MICHIGAN TECH LODE STUDENT NEWSPAPER

 

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ENTERTAINMENT & ENRICHMENT

 

Hawaii cuisine

Khana Khazana Serving Hawaiian Cuisine

Khana Khazana returns for the Spring Semester Friday with delicacies from our 50th State. Hawaiian cuisine will be served at the MUB food court from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday. The menu features, Huli Huli Chicken. A popular dish of grilled chicken with a sweet teriyaki style barbecue sauce; Fresh Tomato Salad with tropical herbs and Creamy Potato Salad, soft potato with Hawaiian dressing.

Cost is $7.25 for the full meal which includes a fountain drink.


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Get Connected to the Latest Event Updates and Earn Awesome Prizes During the #7daysofMUB

Win prizes including a Pebble Time Smartwatch, tickets to the Winter Carnival Comedian Judah Friedlander, Free Coffee Vouchers, and more by participating in MUB Board’s 7 Days of MUB events and social media campaign. The more your participate, the better your chances of winning!
Sunday 1/17 - Respond to our social media surveys
Monday 1/18 - Post a picture rocking some Tech apparel with #HuskyPride and #7daysof MUB on Facebook or Twitter
Tuesday 1/19 - Attend Pinterest Night and make some crafts with us from 7:00 – 9:00pm in the MUB Commons, or stop by our table in Fisher between11:30am – 1:30pm.
Wednesday 1/20 - Drop by our weekly meeting in MUB Ballroom A at 5:00pm or stop by our table in Fisher between 11:30am – 1:30pm to enjoy some snacks and learn what being a MUB Board member is all about!
Thursday 1/21 - Come snap a #tbt greenscreen photo with your friends in the MUB Commons from 11:00am – 1:00pm.
Friday 1/22 - Laugh away you post-break stress with Comedy Hypnotist Dan Lornitis in the MUB Ballroom at 9:00pm.
All Week Long – Participate in our #MUBSelfieQuest and share your pictures in our selected locations around campus. Check our Facebook and Twitter pages each day for new locations. Win an action camera for completing the most locations!
Pinterest Night
Do your windows look barren, as though they could improve from some fun decorations? Do you ever wish you could encase a beloved family photo in a piece of wood? Worry no more, craft lovers! Come to Pinterest Night, Tuesday, Jan. 19, 7PM – 9PM in the MUB Commons. You’ll be able to make a ton of awesome crafts, including window clings, spoon lamps, wood photos, and pearler beads. Join us and have a blast!
Comedy Hypnotist Dan Lornitis
Bring your friends and join us Friday, January 22 in the MUB Ballroom at 9:00pm for a show like no other! (AT NO COST) Dan’s show is current, it’s absolutely hysterical, and it’s also totally unique. So if you think that hypnotists are a seen-one-seen-them-all proposition, you really need to check out Dan Lornitis. It’s all about the performer, and Dan brings it to a whole new level, with laughs-per-second that will beat any other act out there.

Film Board Presents Bridge of Spies

Welcome back! We hope you had a great break. This weekend, Film Board Presents:

Bridge of Spies, starring Tom Hanks
Friday, Jan. 15 @ 5:308:3011:30
SaturdayJan. 16 @ 2:305:308:3011:30
Sunday, Jan. 17 @ 2:305:30
Located in Fisher 135.
Tickets are $3, Concessions are $1 each. Watch the trailer HERE.


A Jazz Prescription for Your Winter Blues: Jazz Cabaret @ the Rozsa

Time for a jazz check-up? Dr. Mike’s Rx for indoor winter activities = Jazz: Creative, fresh, interactive, soothing, food for the soul, and nourishment for the ears. On Friday and Saturday, January 15th and 16th, the Jazz Cabaret-Backstage at the Rozsa will administer the basic nutrients of swing, bebop, Latin, funk, soul, blues, and contemporary to heal anything that ails you. Let our in-house musicians make your evening memorable, enjoyable and enriching. The Rozsa stage becomes a pop-up jazz club, and the intimate club atmosphere is a perfect setting for the “jazz-med staff,” including Jaztec: A mainstream quintet that will stimulate all of your vital signs; Momentum: A 9-piece horn band providing the latest in soul treatments; and the Dan Fuhrman Trio: They will get your blood pumping with adventurous takes on great jazz standards. Join Jazz Studies Program Director Mike Irish and the Michigan Tech Jazz ensembles for two nights of Jazz Cabaret: Backstage at the Rozsa this Friday and Saturday nights, January 15-16, 7:30 PM.


 

WORKSHOPS, MEETINGS & INFO SESSIONS

 

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HuskyLEAD Session, A Husky’s Guide to a Winning Semester

Please join Student Activities for the first HuskyLEAD session for Spring 2016.  Susan Liebau and Heather Simpson from the Waino Wahtera Center for Student Success will be presenting “A Husky’s Guide to a Winning Semester” at 6:00 PM on Tuesday, January 19, 2016.  The session will last for one hour only.
Start your semester right – revisit time-tested strategies and learn new approaches to getting and staying on track academically, setting and achieving goals and maximizing effectiveness with the time you have available.
HuskyLEAD is a series of professional development workshops designed to develop the leadership skills of students.  All Michigan Tech students are welcomed and there is no pre-registration or cost to attend.  Any questions about HuskyLEAD can be directed to Maryann Wilcox at 906-487-2402 or mawilcox@mtu.edu.

Houghton-Hancock Rotaract Club Hosting Info Meeting

Please join us on Wednesday, January 20 at 7PM in Fisher 127 for an info meeting on what our club has to offer in the way of community service, professional development, networking, international service, projects, leadership development, and the annual charity ball. All are welcome to attend! For more information please contact Erin at eknoeck@mtu.edu or visit our Involvement Link page.


Career Talks (Mathew Hymes)

Biotech Career Talk

Michigan Tech Alum Matthew Hymes will be presenting about his career as a scientist and entrepreneur with biotech startups on Thursday January 28th at 12 PM in DOW 642, see flyer for more details.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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Derek Yu, Signals Engineer from Alstom USA on Campus

The Railroad Engineering and Activities Club will be having first General Business Meeting of the semester on Tuesday (1/19) at 7:00 PM in Dillman 214. We have guest speaker, Derek Yu from Alstom coming in to discuss the transition from a college grad to a professional in the rail industry. He will also touch on his current position as Product Solutions Manager in Alstom’s railway signal department. Come to learn about current job/internship opportunities and our upcoming trips! All majors are welcome to join us! FREE pizza and pop!

 

CAMPUS NEWS

 

Outdoor Adventure Program Closed on Saturday, January 16

The OAP will be closed on Saturday January 16, 2016 for staff training and development.  We will re-open on Sunday January 17 at 6:00PM.


 

OAP Offering Snowshoe Rental Deal

For the month of January 2016 the Outdoor Adventure Program (Located at 207 East Street) is running a deal for snowshoe rentals, Rent 1 get 1/2 off second pair. The rental center is open Monday – Saturday noon -5:00PM and 6PM-8PM on Sundays. Call 906-487-2290 for more information.


 

COMMUNITY NEWS

 

Intermittent nighttime closures of Portage Lake Lift Bridge set for week of January 25

Intermittent nighttime closures of the Portage Lake Lift Bridge have been scheduled for January 25-29 as part of ongoing maintenance work. The closures will likely result in delays for motorists. The contractor for the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) will be testing new bridge components. These tests require a series of lifts of the bridge span and a full closure of the bridge to traffic. Motorists should expect delays of up to 15 minutes between 7 and 11 p.m.and delays of up to 30 minutes between 11 p.m. and 4 a.m. during the testing period. The lower bridge deck will be closed to snowmobile traffic during these tests. The $8.4 million project involves upgrades and preventive maintenance on the Portage Lake Lift Bridge between Houghton and Hancock. The project started in mid-December 2014 and is scheduled to be completed in mid-April 2016.


Salvation Army Showing Inside Out

This Saturday, the Salvation Army is having our first movie night and we are showing “Inside Out”. Students from Michigan Tech are welcome to come and enjoy the movie. The movie starts around 6:00PM and it will be at their main building in Hancock. They are aslo looking for any college students to donate their time in tutoring children who needs help in school. The after school program will begin on March 1st. If you are interested in participating in this opportunity, please contact Chris at chris_nicolai@usc.salvationarmy.org or call 906-370-1131. The volunteers are required to go through a background check and a safe from harm training that will be held on February 27. If you already took a similar class that has the same concept, you will have to get a record of the class and send it to our headquarters.


 

SPORTS & WELLNESS

 

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Upcoming Intramural Events

Entry Deadlines:

Spring Basketball (Men’s, Women’s, & Co-Rec): January 15 @ 1:00 pm
- Season Starts:  Week of January 18

Co-Rec Volleyball League:  21 – Jan 15 (3:00 pm): January 15 @ 3:00 pm
- Season Starts:  January 21

Bowling (Men’s, Women’s, & Co-Rec): January 15 @ 3:00 pm
- Season Starts:  January 21

Racquetball CO-Rec Doubles: January 25 @ 5:00 pm

Table Tennis Singles: January 29 @ 12:00 pm
- Tournament on January 29 at 6:00 pm

Table Tennis Doubles: January 30 @ 3:00 pm
- Tournament on January 30 at 10:00 am

Register your team at www.imleagues.com/MTU

 

Intramural Officials’ Meeting/Clinic Schedule

Volleyball:
RULES/CLINIC: Tuesday, January 19 @ 6:00 pm - SDC, Room 121
- No Experience Necessary! We will train everyone who is interested.
- Officials are paid hourly with opportunities to become state certified and work outside contests to earn more money.
- If you are interested in officiating, you must attend all of the sessions for that sport.
- For more information E-mail imsports@mtu.edu


CAREER SERVICES

 

Coming to you from Career Services

 

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DID YOU KNOW?

 

MTMC Holding Online Appointments

The Michigan Tech Multiliteracies Center is a free interdisciplinary resource for Tech students, faculty and staff working on diverse types of writing and presentations typically encountered in academic and professional life. We commonly assist with resumes, reports, essays, multimedia projects, speeches, document formatting and citations.
The MTMC is available for scheduled classroom workshops, and we are dedicated to working with instructors of all diciplines. Michigan Tech institutional research has found that students who sign up for MTMC appointments are more likely to receive higher grades and return the following year.
We hope all instructors encourage their students to visit the MTMC for writing and presentation assignments. In order to help instructors offer extra credit for MTMC attendance, we provide “receipt of appointment” slips to students on request.
This semester, the MTMC is starting a new email tutoring service. Students will be able to email their papers to the MTMC and receive written feedback. Because this service is new, it will have limited availability (six appointments per week).
For videos and written instructions about how to make an appointment with the MTMC, visit our website.
The MTMC offers students study teams, one-on-one sessions, graduate writing groups, standing weekly appointments and online appointments. We work with students on every stage of the writing and presenting process, from brainstorming to polishing.
Questions and requests can be directed to Bill De Herder, the MTMC Assistant Director. The MTMC is located in the Walker Arts and Humanities Center, Room 107.

REMINDERS

 

ADVENTURE SPRING BREAK 2016 with the Outdoor Adventure Program

The OAP student staff plan a number of Spring break adventures for students. The OAP prides itself on offering a quality experience in the outdoors, planned and led by student trip leaders. Our student trip leaders have extensive training, including Wilderness First Responder Certification and previous trip leader experience. Our trip leaders spend a great deal of time researching and planning these trips to ensure a safe, fun, and sometimes educational experience for their peers.

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Yosemite Valley Experience! Live in Yosemite Valley, California for the week! Activities could include hiking, skiing, snowshoeing, ice skating, climbing, and soaking in the Yosemite Valley culture. Price: $300 (+ airfare to San Francisco Airport)

 

 

 

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Southbound Experience – Orange Beach, Alabama with pit stops at Red River Gorge and Mammoth Cave! Get your swimsuits ready! We will be snorkeling, go-karting, kayaking, spelunking, hiking, and beach bumming for the week Price: $550 (includes activities, travel, food, and lodging)

 

 

For questions, please contact the Outdoor Adventure Program at oap@mtu.edu or call (906) 487-2290 between the hours of noon-5:00PM.


 

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Tickets on Sale Now for Winter Carnival Comedian, Judah Friedlander

On the comedy stage, Judah Friedlander is The World Champion. He is the best athlete in the world, greatest martial artist, the sexual desire of every woman, and a role model to children. Let’s face it, Judah is the greatest comedian in the world… And the most humble. Judah is an extra-dark black belt in karate. You can watch Judah as “Frank Rossitano” on the Emmy-winning “30 Rock” every night in syndication & on Comedy Central. Judah has made multiple hilarious appearances on many late night talk shows including: Letterman, Conan, Fallon & The Daily Show.

Student Tickets are $5 and available for purchase at the Central Ticketing Office in the Student Development Complex with a valid HuskyCard. Monday – Friday: 8 am – 9 pm Saturday: 8 am – 7 pm Sunday: 11 am – 8 pm. Non-Student Tickets are $15 and can be purchased online at rozsa.mtu.edu, by phone at 906-487-2073, or at the Central Ticketing Office in the SDC.


 

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ENTERTAINMENT & ENRICHMENT

 

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Annual Event, Colorful Taste of Thailand

Colorful Taste of Thailand hosted by the Thai Student Association will be on Saturday, January 16 at the MUB Ballroom. It offers full-meal courses which you can enjoy the many colors of fine Thai cuisine. The courses will include appetizers, main courses, desserts, and drinks.

Free for Michigan Tech students with a $10 deposit that will be refunded at the event. There are only 112 tickets, which will be available from January 11-15th, 11:00AM to 1:00PM in the MUB commons.

 


 

 

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Lambda Chi Alpha and Film Board Hosting the College Football National Championship

Come out for the game in Fisher 139 on Monday, January 11. Pizza will be provided for $1 per slice and all proceeds will benefit Relay for Life. All are welcome.

For more information please contact Kyle at kwludwig@mtu.edu.

 


 

Pete Seeger: The Storm King at the Rozsa

The Rozsa Center for the Performing Arts presents the grammy nominated “Pete Seeger: The Storm King.” It’s an evening of live music, poetry and video with a look back at the great hero of 60′s music, peace and the counterculture movement.

This beautiful collection of recorded stories, narratives, and poems spoken by the late Pete Seeger and longtime protege, producer and drummer Jeff Haynes, is set to live, multi-genre music that enhances Seeger’s marvelous reminiscences.

“Pete Seeger: The Storm King,” comes to the Rozsa at 7:30 p.m. Jan. 22.

See Jeff Haynes with Richie Stearns, Sara Milonovich, Sean Harkness and Timothy Hill, in a multi-media presentation interwoven with recordings and video of the great Pete Seeger. This performance is based on the Grammy® nominated audio project. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit the Rozsa Center website.


 

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Tickets on Sale Now for Winter Carnival Comedian, Judah Friedlander

On the comedy stage, Judah Friedlander is The World Champion. He is the best athlete in the world, greatest martial artist, the sexual desire of every woman, and a role model to children. Let’s face it, Judah is the greatest comedian in the world… And the most humble. Judah is an extra-dark black belt in karate.

You can watch Judah as “Frank Rossitano” on the Emmy-winning “30 Rock” every night in syndication & on Comedy Central. Judah has made multiple hilarious appearances on many late night talk shows including: Letterman, Conan, Fallon & The Daily Show.
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Student Tickets are $5 and available for purchase at the Central Ticketing Office in the Student Development Complex with a valid HuskyCard.
Monday – Friday: 8 am – 9 pm
Saturday: 8 am – 7 pm
Sunday: 11 am – 8 pm
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Non-Student Tickets are $15 and can be purchased online at rozsa.mtu.edu, by phone at 906-487-2073, or at the Central Ticketing Office in the SDC.

 


ADVENTURE SPRING BREAK 2016 with the Outdoor Adventure Program

The OAP student staff plan a number of Spring break adventures for students. The OAP prides itself on offering a quality experience in the outdoors, planned and led by student trip leaders. Our student trip leaders have extensive training, including Wilderness First Responder Certification and previous trip leader experience. Our trip leaders spend a great deal of time researching and planning these trips to ensure a safe, fun, and sometimes educational experience for their peers.

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Yosemite Valley Experience!
Live in Yosemite Valley, California for the week! Activities could include hiking, skiing, snowshoeing, ice skating, climbing, and soaking in the Yosemite Valley culture.

Price: $300 (+ airfare to San Francisco Airport)
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Southbound Experience – Orange Beach, Alabama with pit stops at Red River Gorge and Mammoth Cave!
Get your swimsuits ready! We will be snorkeling, go-karting, kayaking, spelunking, hiking, and beach bumming for the week

Price: $550 (includes activities, travel, food, and lodging)
For any questions, please contact the Outdoor Adventure Program at oap@mtu.edu or call (906) 487-2290 between the hours of noon-5:00PM!


WORKSHOPS

 

HuskyLEAD Leadership Series for Spring 2016

Student Activities is pleased to announce the Spring 2016 HuskyLEAD sessions. HuskyLEAD is a series of workshops designed to develop the leadership skills of students. The sessions are held on Tuesday evenings at 6:00 PM and last only one hour. All sessions are held in the MUB Alumni Lounge with the exception of the January 26 workshop, which will be held in Fisher 135.

Any questions, comments or suggestions about HuskyLEAD can be directed to Maryann Wilcox, coordinator for registered student organizations, at 906-487-2402 or mawilcox@mtu.edu.

*January 19 – A Husky’s Guide to a Winning Semester.
Start your semester right! Revisit time-tested strategies and learn new approaches to getting and staying on track academically, setting and achieving goals, and maximizing effectiveness with the time you have available.
Presenters: Susan Liebau & Heather Simpson, Waino Wahtera Center for Student Success

*January 26 – Financing and Budgeting for Your Organization: Steps to take when applying for funding through the Undergraduate Student Governement (USG). Required for registered student organizations applying for funding for the 2016-2017 academic year.
Presenter: Braeton “Guy” Ardell, treasurer, Undergraduate Student Government

*February 9 – Industry Reps – What are they looking for? Find out what you need to be doing now to gain the skills you need for the future.
Sponsored by Career Services and Industry Representatives

*February 23 – Setting Up Your Settings for Success:
Learn more about Google calendars, forms, docs, filters, notifications, and other online resources to make you a more organized, effective and “put together” leader.
Presenter: Jeremiah Baumann, Manager of Digital Media, Housing & Residential Life

*March 15 – The Importance of Being Inclusive: What leaders need to know now and for the future. Raise your awareness and understanding of how to create and implement events that are welcoming and inclusive of our diverse community here at Michigan Tech and globally.
Presenter: Christa Spielman, Center for Diversity and Inclusion

*March 29 – Turn Your Experiences Into a Job Success: Learn to articulate the leadership skills you learned while on study abroad, co-op or internship, employed by Michigan Tech or in the community, or while participating in your student organization events.
Presenter: Darnishia Slade, International Programs and Services

 


 

SPORTS & WELLNESS

 

Tech’s Sunday Hockey Game to be Streamed Live

Michigan Tech’s game at the Desert Hockey Classic this Sunday will be available live via Pac-12.com. Fans can watch the game free-of-charge by clicking HERE.

The Huskies will play at either 2 p.m. or 5 p.m. ET on Sunday depending on the result of Friday’s showdown with UCONN. Arizona State, who is hosting the event, will play the late game Sunday regardless of its result in the semifinals vs. Yale.

There is no live broadcast or stream of Tech’s game today. Those not making the trip to Arizona to watch the Huskies take on Connecticut can listen to the contest live on Mix 93 and Pasty.net or follow along on Twitter (@mtuhky) for live in-game updates.

 


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Upcoming Intramural Events

Entry Deadlines:
Spring Basketball (Men’s, Women’s, & Co-Rec): January 15 @ 1:00 pm
- Season Starts: Week of January 18

Co-Rec Volleyball League: 21 – Jan 15 (3:00 pm): January 15 @ 3:00 pm
- Season Starts: January 21

Bowling (Men’s, Women’s, & Co-Rec): January 15 @ 3:00 pm
- Season Starts: January 21

Register your team at www.imleagues.com/MTU

Intramural Officials’ Meeting/Clinic Schedule:

Basketball
RULES/STATIONS: Tuesday, January 12 @ 6:00 pm – SDC, Room 121
SCRIMMAGES: Wednesday, January 13 @ 6:00 pm – Multi Court #4
WRAP-UP MEETING: Thursday, January 14 @ 6:00 pm – SDC-Rm 237

Volleyball
RULES/CLINIC: Tuesday, January 19 @ 6:00 pm – SDC, Room 121

- No Experience Necessary! We will train everyone who is interested.
- Officials are paid hourly with opportunities to become state certified and work outside contests to earn more money.
- If you are interested in officiating, you must attend all of the sessions for that sport.
- For more information please email imsports@mtu.edu.

 


CAREER SERVICES

 

Coming to You From Career Services

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CAMPUS NEWS

 

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Peace Corp Math and Science Positions Open

Aplly by January 1, 2016, Know by March 1, 2016, Depart by July-September 2016. Visit peacecorp.gov/openings to see other positions.


SPORTS & RECREATION

 

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Spring 2016 Intramural Schedule is Now Posted on IMLEAGUES

- Registration for some sports will begin next week 12/21.
- If you are interested in working for Intramurals, please check our officiating meetings/clinics coming up next semester.
Register your team at www.imleagues.com/MTU


 

REMINDERS

 

Volunteers Needed for 2016 U.S. Skiing Championships

Volunteers are still needed for the 2016 U.S. Skiing Championships hosted by Michigan Tech at its on-campus Nordic Training Center Jan. 3-9. The event will consist of four race days: classic distance races on Jan. 3, freestyle sprint races on Jan. 4, freestyle distance races on Jan. 7 and classic sprints on Jan. 9. The website, NordicChampionship.org, has full race details and volunteer registration. Volunteers are needed for race registration and check-in, at the start and finish areas, on the course to help with crowd crossing and before and after the events to set up and tear down. With the help of a supportive community and network of volunteers, Michigan Tech has successfully hosted the U.S. Skiing Championships three times previously: 2007, 2008 and 2015. Questions regarding volunteering can be directed to Emily Fiala fiala@pasty.com.


 

A.E. Seaman Mineral Museum Holiday Sale

The annual Museum Holiday Sale begins today and will continue through Dec. 23. The museum is open Monday-Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.   All gift shop merchandise is 20 percent off. This holiday season we are featuring Agate Bookends with an additional 10 percent off, applied before the 20 percent discount.   The museum gift shop includes many beautiful and unique items, including stockings stuffers, such as ponderstones, onyx dice, carved animals, gemstone bottles, a unique selection of tea light candle holders, locally-made artisan gemstone jewelry, a variety of mineral decorators: native copper, amethyst, malachite and more.

Michigan Tech LODE & Student News Briefs, 12/11/15

THE MICHIGAN TECH LODE STUDENT NEWSPAPER

 

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ENTERTAINMENT & ENRICHMENT

 

Dog Therapy Tuesday

The next Dog Therapy opportunity is coming up Tuesday, Decemebr 15. Dog Therapy is held twice a month at O’Connor House and coordinated by Wellness.

From 1 to 5 p.m. Tuesday, bulldogs LuLu and Gordie will be available to hold, pet and lay on some loving. There’s no better way to beat the stress of Finals Week then with Dog Therapy. For more information contact Health and Wellness Coordinator Whitney Boroski.


 

Annual Asian Combo

Asian Combo at Khana Khazana

This week’s Khana Khazana is the Annual Asian Combo. Serving will be from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday in the MUB Food Court. Four Asian specialties are on the menu: Kung Pao Chicken (China), Schezwan Fried Rice (Indo-Chinese), Luang Prabang Salad (Laos) and Sweet Corn Vegetable Soup (Indo-Chinese). The full meal is $6.95 and includes a fountain drink. Visit the Khana Khazana at Michigan Tech Facebook page.


Film Board Presents “Straight Outta Compton” This Weekend

This weekend, Film Board presents Straight Outta Compton.

Showtimes:
Friday, Dec. 11 @ 5:30, 8:30, 11:30
Saturday, Dec. 12 @ 2:30, 5:30, 8:30, 11:30
Sunday, Dec. 13 @ 2:30, 5:30
Tickets are $3. Concessions are $1. Open to the public, tickets are first come, first serve.


Michigan Tech Choirs Present An Evening of Holiday Choral Music

Join the choirs of Michigan Tech as they present a concert entitled Sounds of the Season at the Rozsa Center on Saturday, December 12, at 7:30 PM.   The concert will have a mixture of contemplative and celebratory music, featuring selections ranging from 16th century Spanish carols, to contemporary settings of favorite Christmas songs. 


Students Invited to attend “It’s a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play”

On December 18 and 19, the Calumet High School Drama Club will present a radio play version of the American classic It’s A Wonderful Life. This live radio play will feature a small cast of high school students playing dozens of characters as well as live sound effects from the golden age of radio. Step out of the ordinary this Christmas season and be transported back to the 1940s.

Showtimes will be 7:00pm both nights at the Calumet Theatre. Tickets are $8.


Huskies Pep Band Fashion Show

Join the Huskies Pep Band in an explosion of creativity and campy fashion as they put on the second annual Huskies Pep Band Fashion Show. The show will be at 7:30 p.m. Saturday in the McArdle Theater.

The show will not be a music performance, but instead a celebration of the group’s talent for innovation and entertainment. Each runway walk is a mini-skit of its own, which will then be rated by a panel of distinguished judges.

The five categories include: Best Use of Stripes, Drag, Section Impersonation, Yooper/Lumberjack and Anything but Clothes (aka non-traditional materials).

Admission is free. Donations will be accepted to help support the activities and maintenance of the 300+ person organization.

Contact Zachary Evans at zrevans@mtu.edu with any questions.


Live Music in the HDMZ

The Humanities Digital Media Zone will be hosting live music from some of our talented student community Friday, December 11 in Walker 120C. The following students will be featured:

Sam Balk, playing songs from his new album, from noon to 12:30 p.m.

Emma Hitch, Matt Langlais and Zak L’Italian, from 12:30 to 1 p.m.

Levi Schubert, from 1 to 1:30 p.m.

Come support wonderful local music and enjoy some festive holiday cookies. Bring your lunch and a friend!


CAMPUS NEWS

 

Canterbury House Open for Studying

The Canterbury House would like to announce it will be open at 1:00PM – ? on Sunday, December 13 for people to study for exams.


Volunteers Needed for 2016 U.S. Skiing Championships

Volunteers are still needed for the 2016 U.S. Skiing Championships hosted by Michigan Tech at its on-campus Nordic Training Center Jan. 3-9. The event will consist of four race days: classic distance races on Jan. 3, freestyle sprint races on Jan. 4, freestyle distance races on Jan. 7 and classic sprints on Jan. 9. The website, NordicChampionship.org, has full race details and volunteer registration. Volunteers are needed for race registration and check-in, at the start and finish areas, on the course to help with crowd crossing and before and after the events to set up and tear down. With the help of a supportive community and network of volunteers, Michigan Tech has successfully hosted the U.S. Skiing Championships three times previously: 2007, 2008 and 2015. Questions regarding volunteering can be directed to Emily Fiala.


CAREER SERVICES

 

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REMINDERS

 

Toy’s for Tots Donation Box on Campus

The Registrar’s Office is once again participating in the Toys for Tots program that runs until December 23rd. While you are out shopping for the holidays, please consider purchasing a toy that will benefit a local child. The program is looking for new, unwrapped donations for children up to age 16. The donation box is located on the first floor of the Administration Building by the elevators. If you have any questions about the program, please contact the Registrar’s Office at 906-487-2319 or visit the Toys for Tots website.


Book Drive to Support Community Center in Ghana, Africa

Pavlis Institute for Global Technological Leadership this past summer  had the incredible opportunity to travel to Ghana, Africa to carry out numerous projects.  Part of the experience led to a community center in a small town called Abesim.  The Pavlis program has worked with this community center in the past, but the team felt that they should bring attention back to this incredible resource for students.  One of the most unfortunate things about this community center is that it is etremely lacking in educational material for students achieving higher education.  Therefore, as part of a Senior Capston Experience, Courtney De Cramer is working with the Ghana team that will be traveling to the country in the summer of 2016 to donate college-level textbooks to this community center.  Therefore, they are running a book drive from December 7-December 19 to collect any college level materials for the team to bring on their journey.  They will accept any and all donations.  To donate or for questions please contact Pete Seim (pjhokeme@mtu.edu) or Courtney De Cramer (ckdecram@mtu.edu).


 

Pavlis Honors College Angel Tree

This holiday season, the Pavlis Honors College is sponsoring a Salvation Army Angel Tree. If you are able to purchase a gift for a child in need, stop by room 722 of the M&M building to choose an angel tag off our tree. The tags contain the name of a child, their age and their interests. After purchasing a gift, attach the tag to it and return it under the tree. The Salvation Army asks that the gifts remain unwrapped. The last day to drop off a gift will be Dec. 11.   For many children in the Keweenaw, your gift may be the only one they open this holiday season. We are sponsoring 50 children this year and with the help of Michigan Tech faculty, staff and students, hope to provide all of them with gifts. Thank you for your generosity.


 

A.E. Seaman Mineral Museum Holiday Sale

The annual Museum Holiday Sale begins today and will continue through Dec. 23. The museum is open Monday-Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.   All gift shop merchandise is 20 percent off. This holiday season we are featuring Agate Bookends with an additional 10 percent off, applied before the 20 percent discount.   The museum gift shop includes many beautiful and unique items, including stockings stuffers, such as ponderstones, onyx dice, carved animals, gemstone bottles, a unique selection of tea light candle holders, locally-made artisan gemstone jewelry, a variety of mineral decorators: native copper, amethyst, malachite and more.

Michigan Tech LODE & Student News Breifs, 12/4/15

THE MICHIGAN TECH LODE STUDENT NEWSPAPER

 

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ENTERTAINMENT & ENRICHMENT

 

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Japanese Food at Khana Khazana

Japanese cuisine is featured at Friday’s Khana Khazana. Serving will be from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the MUB Food Court. $6.95 for a full meal including a fountain soda.
The main dish is Chicken Katsu Curry, made of golden fried chicken, generously topped with a rich Katsu curry sauce and served with rice and salad. Fresh, simple and totally delicious.
Miso soup is a traditional Japanese soup consisting of a stock called “dashi” into which softened miso paste is mixed. Miso pastes is a traditional Japanese seasoning produced by fermenting soybeans with salt and the fungus Aspergillus oryzae, known in Japanese as kōjikin. Negi and tofu, a strongly flavored ingredient mixed with a delicately flavored ingredient, are often combined.
Sweet Mochi is Japanese sticky rice cake used both in savory and sweet dishes. Mochi is usually made from sweet rice (also called Mochi rice) cooked and pounded until it becomes a paste that is very sticky and smooth, then formed into cakes or blocks. It is often eaten in New Year.


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MUB Board Hosts Comedian, John Cassidy

This may be our strangest performer yet, but you are certainly going to have a ball[oon] ;)! John Cassidy is a comedian, magician, and Guiness World Record holding Balloon Sculptor. He has been seen on numerous televison programs including Late Night with Conan O’Brien, NBC’s Today Show, and Live with Regis and Kelly. Float on down to the MUB to see it for yourself and possibly walk out with your very own crazy balloon sculpture!

Saturday, December 5 at 9:00PM in the MUB Ballroom.


 

Study Break

Study Break with the MUB Board

Upcoming exams got you stressed? Missing the ease of those kindergarten days? Then come and join us at Study Break on Thursday, December 10 from 7-9PM in the MUB Alumni Lounge! We”ll have adult coloring, bubble wrap, free stress balls, snacks, and play-doh, and no one will judge you for acting like a kid again!

Film Board Presents “Maze Runner” This Weekend

This weekend, Film board presents “Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials.”

This sequel picks up with Thomas and the rest of the Gladers discovering the Scorch, and the secrets behind the WCKD. They must survive the barren desert in this post-apocalyptic world.

Showtimes:
5:30, 8:30, 11:30 p.m. today,
2:30, 5:30, 8:30, 11:30 p.m. tomorrow,
2:30, 5:30 p.m. Sunday.

Located in Fisher 135. Tickets are $3 and concessions are $1 each.


MEETINGS & WORKSHOPS

 

Waino Wahtera Center for Student Success Hosting Academic Success Workshops

Do you have questions about academic probation, how to get back into good standing or are concerned that you or someone you know may be academically suspended after this semester? This workshop will cover the Academic Probation and Suspension Process. Find out more at 5:00PM in the MUB Alumni Lounge.


 

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Lunch and Learn Presentation on How to Deal with Your Child’s Snow Day

Are you a student with children in school? Bring your lunch and join the Worklife Committee to discuss ideas and planning for school snow days and delays on Wednesday, December 9 from 11:30 – 1:00 PM om the MUB Ballroom A1.
For more information please contact Ann Kitalong-Will at amkitalo@mtu.edu.

CAMPUS NEWS

 

Pavlis Honors College Angel Tree

This holiday season, the Pavlis Honors College is sponsoring a Salvation Army Angel Tree. If you are able to purchase a gift for a child in need, stop by room 722 of the M&M building to choose an angel tag off our tree. The tags contain the name of a child, their age and their interests. After purchasing a gift, attach the tag to it and return it under the tree. The Salvation Army asks that the gifts remain unwrapped. The last day to drop off a gift will be Dec. 11.

For many children in the Keweenaw, your gift may be the only one they open this holiday season. We are sponsoring 50 children this year and with the help of Michigan Tech faculty, staff and students, hope to provide all of them with gifts. Thank you for your generosity.


A.E. Seaman Mineral Museum Holiday Sale

The annual Museum Holiday Sale begins today and will continue through Dec. 23. The museum is open Monday-Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

All gift shop merchandise is 20 percent off. This holiday season we are featuring Agate Bookends with an additional 10 percent off, applied before the 20 percent discount.

The museum gift shop includes many beautiful and unique items, including stockings stuffers, such as ponderstones, onyx dice, carved animals, gemstone bottles, a unique selection of tea light candle holders, locally-made artisan gemstone jewelry, a variety of mineral decorators: native copper, amethyst, malachite and more.


CAREER SERVICES

 

Coming to You From Career Services

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REMINDERS

Toy’s for Tots Donation Box on Campus

The Registrar’s Office is once again participating in the Toys for Tots program that runs until December 23rd. While you are out shopping for the holidays, please consider purchasing a toy that will benefit a local child. The program is looking for new, unwrapped donations for children up to age 16. The donation box is located on the first floor of the Administration Building by the elevators. If you have any questions about the program, please contact the Registrar’s Office at 906-487-2319 or visit the Toys for Tots website.


Book Drive to Support Community Center in Ghana, Africa

Pavlis Institute for Global Technological Leadership this past summer  had the incredible opportunity to travel to Ghana, Africa to carry out numerous projects.  Part of the experience led to a community center in a small town called Abesim.  The Pavlis program has worked with this community center in the past, but the team felt that they should bring attention back to this incredible resource for students.  One of the most unfortunate things about this community center is that it is etremely lacking in educational material for students achieving higher education.  Therefore, as part of a Senior Capston Experience, Courtney De Cramer is working with the Ghana team that will be traveling to the country in the summer of 2016 to donate college-level textbooks to this community center.  Therefore, they are running a book drive from December 7-December 19 to collect any college level materials for the team to bring on their journey.  They will accept any and all donations.  To donate or for questions please contact Pete Seim (pjhokeme@mtu.edu) or Courtney De Cramer (ckdecram@mtu.edu).

SPECIAL EDITION: Student News Briefs, 11/30/15

MEETINGS & WORKSHOPS

web logo Last Fall Semester HuskyLEAD Session - Dealing With Difficult People The last HuskyLEAD for the semester will be held tomorrow (Tuesday, Dec. 1) at 6PM in the Memorial Union Building Alumni Lounge. The topic will be “Dealing With Difficult People” and the presenter will be Joe Cooper, director of Student Activities. Participants will learn to identify and approach group members and leaders in the organization, team or workplace who may be putting their own interests over the common good. HuskyLEAD is a series of hour-long workshops designed to develop the organizational, classroom, and professional leadership skills of students. The sessions are open to all students and are free. You need not be a member of an organization to attend. If you have any questions, comments, or ideas for future HuskyLEAD sessions, please contact Maryann Wilcox, Student Activities, at 906-487-2402 or mawilcox@mtu.edu.


American Society for Engineering Management to Meet

Katie Hickey and Tony Schwen, technical sales, ThermoAnalytics will share their experiences on how they blended Business and Engineering in their careers. Interested in being a member of a professional organization for Engineering Managers and with National ASEM affiliation? The B.S. in Engineering Management is a STEM program. All interested students are welcomed. Interested in going on a two-day trip in March to visit different companies and learn more about various industries and career? Attend the meeting at 7:00PM. December 2 in 104B Chem-Sci. If you have any questions or are unable to attend but are still interested, email Tim Spehar or Justine Barker to stay in the loop. Pizza and pop will be provided.


CAMPUS NEWS

Toy’s for Tots Donation Box on Campus

The Registrar’s Office is once again participating in the Toys for Tots program that runs until December 23rd. While you are out shopping for the holidays, please consider purchasing a toy that will benefit a local child. The program is looking for new, unwrapped donations for children up to age 16. The donation box is located on the first floor of the Administration Building by the elevators. If you have any questions about the program, please contact the Registrar’s Office at 906-487-2319 or visit the Toys for Tots website.


Book Drive to Support Community Center in Ghana, Africa

Pavlis Institute for Global Technological Leadership this past summer  had the incredible opportunity to travel to Ghana, Africa to carry out numerous projects.  Part of the experience led to a community center in a small town called Abesim.  The Pavlis program has worked with this community center in the past, but the team felt that they should bring attention back to this incredible resource for students.  One of the most unfortunate things about this community center is that it is etremely lacking in educational material for students achieving higher education.  Therefore, as part of a Senior Capston Experience, Courtney De Cramer is working with the Ghana team that will be traveling to the country in the summer of 2016 to donate college-level textbooks to this community center.  Therefore, they are running a book drive from December 7-December 19 to collect any college level materials for the team to bring on their journey.  They will accept any and all donations.  To donate or for questions please contact Pete Seim (pjhokeme@mtu.edu) or Courtney De Cramer (ckdecram@mtu.edu).


REMINDERS

The Secretary Announces Suspended Requirements for F-1 Non-immigrant Nepalese Students

Non-immigrant Nepalese Students who are experiencing severe economic hardship as a direct result of the April earthquake in Nepal.  The relief applies only to students whose country of citizenship is Nepal, and who were lawfully present in the United States in F-1 status on June 24, 2015 and enrolled in an institution certified by ICE’s Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP).This suspension will enable eligible Nepalese students to obtain employment authorization, work an increased number of hours during the school term, and if necessary, reduce their course load while continuing to maintain their F-1 student status. The suspension of the regulatory requirements will remain in effect through Dec. 24, 2016. Students must apply for relief by Dec. 21, 2015. For more details, please read the full ICE News Release.

If you are interested in applying please contact Laura Givens in the IPS office to schedule an appointment with me. Please note that there is a non-refundable $380 application fee.You must act fast, the deadline to apply is December 21st, 2015 and the submitted application could take up to 3 months for review and processing.


Dining Hall Signage Survey

Michigan Tech Business Operations would like to remind those who eat in the dining halls on campus to take our quick survey on the digital signage and menu boards. We greatly appreciate your time and feedback as we work to improve this new feature in the dining halls in order to benefit the Michigan Tech community. Below is a link to take the survey, please complete it by December 4: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/mtu-digital-signage


Railroad Engineering and Activities General Meeting

The Railroad Engineering and Activities will be having our fourth and final General Business Meeting of the semester on Tuesday (12/1) at 7:00 PM in Fisher 131. We will have one more student presentation and a prize raffle. We will also be touching more on the AREMA trip to Orlando as well as our AREMA scholarship opportunities. REMINDER: AREMA Scholarships are due December 11th! All majors are welcome to join us! FREE subs and pop!


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Pavlis Honors College Info Sessions

If you are interested in expanding your education beyond the classroom through hands-on, experiential learning opportunities, consider attending a Pavlis Honors College information session to learn how we can assist you in reaching your goals. The Pavlis Honors College offers undergraduate students resources and support to augment what is being taught in the classroom through its Scholars and Leaders Programs. Upcoming sessions will be held in the Pavlis Honors College Collaboration space on the 7th floor of the Minerals and Materials Building at 6pm on Tuesday, December 1 For more information on the college, visit: honors@mtu.edu


Michigan Tech LODE & Student News Briefs, 11/20/15

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ENTERTAINMENT & ENRICHMENT

 

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Brazilian Cuisine at Khana Khazana

Brazilian cuisine is featured at Friday’s Khana Khazana. Serving will be from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the MUB Food Court. Friday’s menu includes Feijoada, a stew of black beans and pork and Farofa, a toasted cassava flour mixture with butter, sausage, olives, onions, garlic, hard boiled eggs and bacon. Cost for the full meal is $6.95 which includes a fountain soda. Visit the Khana Khazana at Michigan Tech Facebook Page.


MEETINGS

 

Railroad Engineering and Activities General Meeting

The Railroad Engineering and Activities will be having our fourth and final General Business Meeting of the semester on Tuesday (12/1) at 7:00 PM in Fisher 131. We will have one more student presentation and a prize raffle. We will also be touching more on the AREMA trip to Orlando as well as our AREMA scholarship opportunities.

REMINDER: AREMA Scholarships are due December 11th!

All majors are welcome to join us! FREE subs and pop!


CAMPUS NEWS

 

Shuttle Service During Thanksgiving Break

The Transportation Services shuttle service will operate from 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. on Monday-Wednesday and will not be operating on Thursday or Friday of next week. The shuttle services the Memorial Union Building to the SDC and stops at both the Lower and Upper Daniell Heights bus stops. The shuttle will also stop hourly at the Lakeshore Center.

The City of Houghton shuttle will not be operating on campus, which includes the Michigan Tech afternoon shuttle, next week. For questions contact Angie Kolehmainen at 906-487-3288.


Dining Hall Signage Survey

Michigan Tech Business Operations would like to remind those who eat in the dining halls on campus to take our quick survey on the digital signage and menu boards. We greatly appreciate your time and feedback as we work to improve this new feature in the dining halls in order to benefit the Michigan Tech community. Below is a link to take the survey, please complete it by December 4: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/mtu-digital-signage


The Secretary Announces Suspended Requirements for F-1 Non-immigrant Nepalese Students

Non-immigrant Nepalese Students who are experiencing severe economic hardship as a direct result of the April earthquake in Nepal.  The relief applies only to students whose country of citizenship is Nepal, and who were lawfully present in the United States in F-1 status on June 24, 2015 and enrolled in an institution certified by ICE’s Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP).This suspension will enable eligible Nepalese students to obtain employment authorization, work an increased number of hours during the school term, and if necessary, reduce their course load while continuing to maintain their F-1 student status. The suspension of the regulatory requirements will remain in effect through Dec. 24, 2016. Students must apply for relief by Dec. 21, 2015. For more details, please read the full ICE News Release.

If you are interested in applying please contact Laura Givens in the IPS office to schedule an appointment with me. Please note that there is a non-refundable $380 application fee.You must act fast, the deadline to apply is December 21st, 2015 and the submitted application could take up to 3 months for review and processing.


HEALTH, WELLNESS & SPORTS

 

Upcoming Intramural Events

Entry Deadline:
Volleyball Fours Tournament: December 3 @ 5:00 PM
- Tournament to take place on Friday, December 4 and Saturday, December 5.
- Must be available to play both days!

Register your team at www.imleagues.com/MTU


School’s Out, the SDC’s In – Thanksgiving Break

Spend your Thanksgiving break at the SDC.Although the SDC has limited hours over break from Friday through Nov. 29, there are still a lot of indoor recreation options to enjoy. SDC day passes are available for $6 and group rates are as low as $4 per person.

Take the whole family or a group of friends skating or check out Drop-In Hockey on Friday. Watch us next week for some spectacular Black Friday deals. With so many great options, there’s something for everyone.


REMINDERS

 

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Pavlis Honors College Info Sessions

If you are interested in expanding your education beyond the classroom through hands-on, experiential learning opportunities, consider attending a Pavlis Honors College information session to learn how we can assist you in reaching your goals. The Pavlis Honors College offers undergraduate students resources and support to augment what is being taught in the classroom through its Scholars and Leaders Programs. Upcoming sessions will be held in the Pavlis Honors College Collaboration space on the 7th floor of the Minerals and Materials Building at 6pm on Tuesday, December 1

For more information on the college, visit: honors@mtu.edu


Attention all Students Graduating in December 2015

The Michigan Tech Student Foundation (MTSF) and the Student Philanthropy Council invite you to make your upcoming commencement day even more meaningful by participating in the Class Tribute Program. It’s an opportunity for you to recognize someone special to you in the printed commencement program. Just go to http://www.mtu.edu/classtributes for program and participation details. The deadline for tribute submissions is Monday, November 23, 2015. For questions, contact Paula Nutini at 487-3609 or pjnutini@mtu.edu.