Archives—November 2016

Student News Briefs – Special Edition

CAMPUS NEWS

 

Shuttle Service During Thanksgiving Break

The Transportation Services shuttle will operate from 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. today through Wednesday and will not operate during University-closed holidays.

In addition to its regular route, the shuttle will stop at the Lakeshore Center hourly.

The City of Houghton shuttle does not operate during University breaks. For questions, contact Angie Kolehmainen at 7-3288.


Black Friday Sale at University Images

University Images will be having a Black Friday Sale this Friday, November 25th, from 12pm -5pm. Come on in and check out some of the great deals! 20% off black apparel, in store, and free shipping on all online orders from Thursday, November 24th-Monday, November 28th. We look forward to seeing you and hope everyone has a wonderful and safe holiday weekend.


ENTERTAINMENT & ENRICHMENT

 

Natalia_aThis Is Always Finished, Project Learning Lab’s End-of-Semester Student Art Exhibit Opens

Works of art are always (and never!) finished. This end-of-semester installation will showcase art developed by students participating in Project Learning Lab, Visual and Performing Art’s alternative arts classroom based inside Rozsa’s gallery b. The Michigan Tech community is invited to join our students for conversations about their works – both finished and in-progress. The Rozsa Center and Department of Visual and Performing Arts present This is Always Finished, in Rozsa Galleries’ A-Space and gallery b, Friday Dec. 2- Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2016, with a reception on Friday, Dec. 2, 2016, 5:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. The reception is free and all are welcome.  Gallery hours are Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. and Saturday from 1:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.


Tech Theatre Holds Auditions on November 30 and December 1

Michigan Tech’s “Tech Theatre Company” will hold public auditions for David Mamet’s Sexual Perversity in Chicago, next week, on Wednesday, November 30 and Thursday, December 1, in the McArdle Theatre, Walker 207, on the 2nd Floor of Michigan Tech’s Walker Center for Humanities and Art, at 7:00 p.m. each night (Please arrive by 6:45 PM).

There will be Call Backs as needed on Friday, Dec. 2. No preparation or previous acting experience required. Rehearsals begin January 9, 2017, with performances the last two weeks of February.  All actors will not be required at all rehearsals. Parts are available for two men and two women and possibly non speaking parts for up to two more women and two more men.



Michigan Tech Lode & Student News Briefs, 11/18/16

MICHIGAN TECH LODE NEWSPAPER

 

http://mtulode.com/

 

Featured Stories:

  • Page 4: Finding a way to respond to the election
  • Page 6: International Night
  • Page 10: Should we give Trump the benefit of the doubt?
  • Page 15: Varsity roundup

ENTERTAINMENT & ENRICHMENT

 

Khana Khazana Hawaii (1)Khana Khazana Serving Hawaiian Cuisine

This week at the Memorial Union North Coast Grill and Deli, we are featuring a menu from Hawaii.

The menu features:

  • Creamy Potato Salad
  • Huli Huli Chicken
  • Fresh Corn Tomato Salad

Serving is from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday. The cost is $7.95 and include a fountain beverage.


Memphis ASB TripAlternative Spring Break to Memphis, Applications Open

In March 2017, MTU will pair with a non-profit organization in Memphis, TN working to combat specific social issues. The trip is comprised of 18 students, including two staff advisors. Interested students can fill out an appliation here: asb-info-session-packet


Proto Night

The Alley – Makerspace Proto Night

Join us in our first Makerspace Proto Night! What can you expect? Collaboration, motivation, learning, uniting idea people with makers, meeting new people! You will be randomly paired with one other person. Pairs will chat, throw around some ideas, brainstorm, strategize, and implement a very focused prototype all in just 2 hours.

Check out more details on our official event page!
http://makerspacemtu.github.io/events/2016-12-01-proto-night.html


Service Opportunities

A few service opportunities are available for those here during the break and when you return from break. If you have questions about the opportunities, contact the email addresses listed within each project or email huskyhelpers@mtu.edu.

1. Jackie Froiland’s family is moving to Calumet from Hancock and needs assistance moving furniture. They’re seeking 4-5 people who have vehicles and can assist on Saturday, November 26. They will provide pizza for the efforts! Jackie can be reached at jackiefroiland@yahoo.com.
2. Mariah Maggio with Aspirus Keweenaw Hospital has a few multi-day projects for those willing to help in the next week or two. She is looking for someone to do some clerical tasks, a team of two individuals taking inventory of locks and keys, and someone to do a photo directory project. Mariah’s contact information is Mariah.Maggio@aspirus.organd 906-337-6544.


CAMPUS NEWS

 

Interested in becoming an RA?

Housing and Residence Life is offering an RA Informational Session on Friday, December 2 from 6-7:30 p.m. in Fisher 138. Current RAs will be available to answer any questions.

Applications are due in January.  If anyone has questions, they can contact me at rljones@mtu.edu.


Wilderness First Responder Course Offered Through OAP

Interested in enhancing your skills in the outdoors? Become a Wilderness First Responder (WFR). The Outdoor Adventure Program will host a five-day WFR course with Wilderness Medical Associates Jan. 2-6. Course cost is $600 for Michigan Tech students and $699 for non-Michigan Tech students. Michigan Tech students can receive a 0.5 gym credit upon completion of the course.

This course covers training and practices for medical emergencies in remote or isolated locations, like the Keweenaw Peninsula and Isle Royale. This course provides participants with the knowledge to address many medical situations that may arise in the outdoors.

Certification is valid for three years and re-certification courses are offered in Houghton as well.

For more information and registration, click HERE.


SPORTS & WELLNESS

 

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CAREER SERVICES

 

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This week in from Career Services

Graduating Senior Series

Graduation is right around the corner. You found all the right tools to get your degree—now it’s time to get the tools you’ll need to navigate life and finances after college. (And eat some snacks and maybe win some prizes too!)

Tuesday, November 29 | 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

HUSKY TALKS

Thinking About Grad School? Career Services Can Help!

Learn how to write effective and compelling graduate school application documents, as well as strategies that’ll help you get in. 20 minute presentation with lots of time for your questions.

Tuesday, November 29 | 12:10 PM – 12:50 PM OR Wednesday, November 30 | 12:10 PM – 12:50 PM


REMINDERS

 

Attention All Students Graduating in December 2016

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 21, 2016.

For questions, contact Adam Portmann at 487-2542 or pjnutini@mtu.edu.


Michigan Tech LODE & Student News Briefs, 11/11/16

MICHIGAN TECH LODE NEWSPAPER

 

http://mtulode.com/

Featured Stories:

  • Page 2: SWE competition
  • Page 7: Come In, We’re Open
  • Page 10: Debate: Should we change education?
  • Page 13: League of Legends Worlds Finals

ENTERTAINMENT & ENRICHMENT

 

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This Week at Khana Khazana, Iranian Cuisine

This week at the Memorial Union North Coast Grill and Deli, we are featuring a menu from Iran.

The menu features:
*Loobia Polo
*Mirzaghasemi
*Ferni
Serving is from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday. The cost is $7.95 and includes a fountain beverage.


This Weekend, Film Board Presents Jason Bourne

Friday, Nov. 11 @8:30, 11:30
Saturday, Nov. 12 @2:30, 5:30, 8:30, 11:30
Sunday, Nov. 13 @2:30, 5:30

Located on Michigan Tech’s campus in Fisher 135. Tickets are $3 and concessions are $1 each.
Jason Bourne is rated PG-13 for intense sequences of violence and action, and brief strong language.


MUB Board Hosting Euchre Tournament, 11/17

The MUB Euchre Tournament is back again on November 17 from 7-10 p.m. in the MUB Ballroom! Join us for a casual evening of euchre. Bring a partner or come alone and be partnered up — test your card-playing skills and you may walk away with a prize!

For more information please contact Becca at reforsbe@mtu.edu.


Painting for a PurposeCanvas Painting Event Hosted by Relay for Life

Painting for a Purpose will be held on November 16 at 7:00 PM in the MUB Commons. The cost is $5 (collected at the door before the event). This entry fee includes the canvas, paints, and hot cider. A MTU student will lead the session; we will be painting an underwater theme. All of the money raised will be donated to MTU Relay for Life.

Space at the door is limited. We highly encourage you to sign up beforehand to ensure that you will receive a canvas. Open to MTU students, faculty, staff, and the general public. The painting we will be doing is pictured below!

Sign up on the following google form:

https://docs.google.com/a/mtu.edu/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeOaDA1cj4J0-q45gbpPXJsu2cgoif5H5Ph4fSv0vZ6dTGM0A/viewform


CAMPUS NEWS

 

Course Material Survey Extended to November 16

Nationwide, there are more than 22,000 responses, Statistically speaking, this puts the margin of error at less than 1% at the 95% confidence interval! Michigan Tech is doing very well in participation numbers compared to the 60+ other colleges and universities involved, please consider taking the survey if you have not already.

Link to survey: http://studentwatch.org

The information collected is important to the Campus Store as we strive to provide the broadest course material options and most cost-conscious pricing through strategic partnerships, transparency, and industry awareness. The survey should take roughly 20 minutes of your time. The Campus Store and OnCampus Research are offering financial incentives for your opinions and would greatly appreciate your participation!

Thank you for your time from the Campus Store staff!


SPEAKERS & INFO SESSIONS

 

Margaret Ann NoodinSocial Justice Lecture Series Presents: Dr. Margaret Noodin

The Social Justice Lecture Series presents Dr. Noodin. Join the Center for Diversity and Inclusion and Dr. Noodin for a lecture about Native American culture and native students on our campus on Thursday, November 17 at 5:00 p.m. in GLRC 202.

Dr. Noodin has a Ph.D. in Literature and Linguistics. She is also an Assistant Professor of English and American Indian Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. All are welcome to this free event.

There will be a reception at 5:00pm with the lecture starting at 5:30pm.


New Program, Husky Internships Abroad

Have you ever considered travelling abroad but don’t know how to fit it into your schedule? What if you could gain practical work experience, earn credit, and experience a new culture, too? Michigan Tech is excited to announce the launching of a new program, Husky Internships Abroad.

Join us for an information session on Monday, November 14, 6:00 – 7:30 p.m. in Career Services located on the 2nd floor of the Administration Building.

For more information about the program, please email studyabroad@mtu.edu.


CarolynYarinaPHC Speaker Series: Reaching a global impact through social venture development

Carolyn Yarina, founder of Sisu Global Health, will be visiting campus this Monday, November 14th. Join us in M&M 722 overlooking the canal at 11am to listen to Carolyn share her insights about important considerations for all entrepreneurs and especially those making a social impact through their endeavors.

Sisu Global Health is a startup company commercializing medical device technologies directed to address opportunities in emerging markets and developing countries. Carolyn started her first company while a student at the University of Michigan and continues with her current company which has successfully raised investment funding and is moving forward to achieve its business and social goals. Topics addressed will include considerations for structuring companies with social goals as well as the importance of geography, community, personal growth and team development.

Carolyn Yarina’s visit is partially sponsored by the Pavlis Honors College, Censi, and the Visiting Women & Minority Lecturer/Scholar Series (VWMLSS) which is funded by a grant to the Office of Institutional Equity and Inclusion from the State of Michigan’s King-Chavez-Parks Initiative. All are welcome to attend.


Documenting Your Research Workshop

Research is a complex endeavor – learn best practices in keeping track of your progress, data and findings. Workshop will be led by Will Cantrell. Please bring your research notebooks.

Workshop will take place on Tuesday, November 15 at 4:00 pm in Fisher 329.

For information on other upcoming undergraduate research workshops click here.


CAREER SERVICES

 

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This Weeks Events from Career Services

Internships Abroad Info Session
Have you ever considered travelling abroad, but don’t know how to fit it into your schedule? What if you could gain practical work experience, earn credit and experience a new culture, too? Michigan Tech is excited to announce the launching of a new program, Husky Internships Abroad.
Monday, November 14 | 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM 

 

HUSKY TALKS:

Still Looking for your Internship, Co-op or Full-time Job?
It’s never too late for a job search, and there are lots of companies that need your talent! Get some job search strategies to use to discover opportunity, make connections, and submit a strong application.
Tuesday, November 15 | 12:10 PM – 12:50 PM OR Wednesday, November 16 | 12:10 PM – 12:50 PM

Natural Resources Info Session
Natural Resources Career Fair Meet & Greet. Multiple employer presentations, every 30 minutes.

Wednesday, November 16 | 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM


REMINDERS

 

EPS Info Session FlyerIPS Hosting European Project Semester Program

In recognition of International Education Week (November 14 – 18), International Programs and Services will host an information session for the European Project Semester program on November 15, from 6:00 – 7:30 pm in MUB B001.

The European Project Semester is a study abroad program for students to complete their senior design credits abroad! Attend this session to learn more about the program and ask questions.

For more information please contact Vienna Chapin at vrchapin@mtu.edu.


Buy GLI Tickets and Help HuskyFan Food Pantry

Are you or someone you know going to the Great Lakes Invitational (GLI)  this year? Buy your tickets online through the link below and part of your ticket purchase will go to help the Husky FAN Pantry! Ticket prices remain the same.

WHO: You, your friends, family, alumni, etc

WHAT: Great Lakes Invitational College Hockey

WHERE: Joe Louis Arena, Detroit Michigan

WHEN: December 29 and 30

WHY: Support the Huskies Hockey Team and the Husky FAN Pantry.  The pantry provides food, meal swipes, emergency food packs, and educational programming to the campus community at no cost.

HOW: Go to this website www.olyent.com/MTUgreeklife and enter the promotion code: MTUGREEK

This fundraiser is sponsored by Michigan Tech’s Fraternity and Sorority Life.

If you have any questions, please email Rochelle Spencer (raspence@mtu.edu) for Michigan Tech related questions or Lauren Kalinosky (Lauren.Kalinosky@Hockeytown.com) for ticket questions or to purchase tickets over the phone.


Attention All Students Graduating in December 2016

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 21, 2016.

For questions, contact Adam Portmann at 487-2542 or pjnutini@mtu.edu.


National Novel Writing Month: Writing Competition

November is the National Novel Writing Month, and to celebrate the MTMC and the Lode are co-hosting a writing competition. There will be two competitions: a short story competition and a poetry competition. Submissions should be no more than two pages in length, and should address one of the following prompts:

1. You are tasked with representing humanity at the first-ever meeting between humans and aliens. What did you say to make them angry and how will you prevent the invasion?

2. There are plenty of stories out there that talk about somebody making a leap into another world. Lucy stepped through the wardrobe into Narnia, Matthew McConaughey rocketed through a wormhole, and Neo took the red pill. In that spirit, tell us a story about a portal: any portal.

3. Alexander Flemming discovered antibiotics accidentally when he found a mold killing bacteria cultures in his lab. Serendipity has the potential to change our worlds in ways we never anticipated, so tell us a story of a time somebody found something they weren’t looking for.

Submissions are due on November 30, and should be sent to mtmc-coach@mtu.edu. The winners will be awarded fabulous prizes and have their work published in the Lode and on the MTMC website! Happy writing!


Malala Ad_BigCritically Acclaimed Documentary, He Named me Malala

In recognition of International Education Week, Michigan Tech University is screening the critically acclaimed documentary, He Named me Malala, on Friday, November 11 at 5:30 in Fisher 135. A reflection discussion will follow the film. Admission is free. The event is sponsored by Michigan Tech Academic Affairs, International Programs and Services, and Michigan Tech Film Board.

About the Film:
He Named me Malala is an intimate portrait of Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Malala Yousafzai, who was targeted by the Taliban and severely wounded by a gunshot when returning home on her school bus in Pakistan’s Swat Valley. The then 15-year-old was singled out, along with her father, for advocating for girls’ education, and the attack on her sparked an outcry from supporters around the world. She miraculously survived and is now a leading campaigner for girls’ education globally as co-founder of the Malala Fund.


Bingo Night poster 2016Bingo Night with GSG

If you are looking for a fun way to end your weekend, come out to Bingo with GSG. The event will be held from 7 – 9.30 PM on Friday, November 11, in the MUB Alumni Lounge.

Bingo Night is hosted by the Graduate Student Government as a fun social event for all students and faculty to meet in a casual setting, play some Bingo, and win some prizes. Light snacks will be provided for all who attend, and there will be a cash bar at the venue.

For more information please contact Muraleekrishnan at mmenon@mtu.edu.


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Michigan Tech Lode & Student News Briefs, 11/4/16

MICHIGAN TECH LODE NEWSPAPER

 

http://mtulode.com/

Featured Stories:

  • Page 6 – Diwali: the festival of lights
  • Page 9 – 2016 Voter Guide
  • Page 10 – Debate: Guantanamo Bay
  • Page 15 – Huskies sweep NMU in weekend series

ENTERTAINMENT & ENRICHMENT

 

14657453_10153338969577325_6024252873079370577_nThe Icarus Account Performing on Saturday, 11/5

Come listen to the acoustic stylings of twin brothers Ty and Trey, better known as The Icarus Account on Saturday, November 5 at 7 p.m. in the MUB Ballroom! Enjoy refreshments and a coffee house vibe in the new MUB Commons for an unforgettable evening.

Contact Becca at reforsbe@mtu.edu for more information or visit Involvement Links‘ events section.


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Come celebrate the diversity at Michigan Tech and the Keweenaw by attending International Night 2016 on November 12 from 6-9:30 p.m.

Performances depicting International holidays and a full course meal with a variety of dishes from all across the globe.

Tickets on sale in the MUB Commons from November 7-11, 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Email iclub@mtu.edu for more information.


Japanese Food at Fridays Khana Khazana 

This week at the Memorial Union North Coast Grill and Deli, we are featuring a menu from Japan.

The menu features:

  • Chicken Teriyaki
  • Japanese Cheesecake
  • Salad with Sesame Dressing

Serving is from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday. The cost is $7.95 and includes a fountain beverage.


This Weekend, Nanocon and Film Board Present Army of Darkness

Friday, Nov. 4 @5:30, 8:30
Saturday, Nov. 5 @2:30, 5:30, 8:30
Sunday, Nov. 6 @2:30, 5:30

Located on Michigan Tech’s campus in Fisher 135. Tickets are $3 and concessions are $1 each. We hope to see you at the show this weekend and have a great day!
Army of Darkness is rated PG-13 for comic horror violence, some frightening images and language.

Film Board is also partnering with 41N Film Festival to present:

Operation Avalanche
Thursday, Nov. 3 @10:00

Operator
Friday, Nov. 4 @10:30

Lastly, in collaboration with MHA, Film Board is showing:

V for Vendetta
Saturday, Nov. 5 @11:30

All three events are FREE so please come out to watch!


unnamedT-Shirt Drive and Toy Making Event

The Rotaract Club is collecting old t-shirts to be re-purposed into a new cat or dog toys and donated to the Copper Country Humane Society.

The drive will take place from November 3-11 and the donation box will be located outside the Campus Bookstore entrance in the Memorial Union Building.

If you are interested participating in toy making, that event will take place on Sunday, November 13 from 3-5 p.m. in the MUB Commons.

For more information contact Erin at eknoeck@mtu.edu.


Malala Ad_BigCritically Acclaimed Documentary, He Named me Malala

In recognition of International Education Week, Michigan Tech University is screening the critically acclaimed documentary, He Named me Malala, on Friday, November 11th at 5:30 in Fisher 135. A reflection discussion will follow the film. Admission is free. The event is sponsored by Michigan Tech Academic Affairs, International Programs and Services, and Michigan Tech Film Board.

About the Film:
He Named me Malala is an intimate portrait of Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Malala Yousafzai, who was targeted by the Taliban and severely wounded by a gunshot when returning home on her school bus in Pakistan’s Swat Valley. The then 15-year-old was singled out, along with her father, for advocating for girls’ education, and the attack on her sparked an outcry from supporters around the world. She miraculously survived and is now a leading campaigner for girls’ education globally as co-founder of the Malala Fund.


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The Rozsa Center for the Performing Arts is proud to present Creators Among Us, a concert presented by The Superior Windy Symphony, to celebrate the work of women composers who inspire creativity in all of us.

The performance will be led by Michael Christianson, Michigan Tech’s Director of Bands, on Saturday, November 12, 7:30 PM, in the Rozsa Center.


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Alpha Delta Alpha Event, Kid Again Rush

Join the sisters of ADA and free your inner child with an evening of art and snacks!

Rides will be available from the Wads Lobby leaving at 4:55 p.m. on Wednesday, November 9.

For more information contact Aspen at aholmes@mtu.edu.


Bingo Night poster 2016Bingo Night with GSG

If you are looking for a fun way to end your weekend, come out to Bingo with GSG. The event will be held from 7 – 9.30 PM on Friday, November 11, in the MUB Alumni Lounge.

Bingo Night is hosted by the Graduate Student Government as a fun social event for all students and faculty to meet in a casual setting, play some Bingo, and win some prizes. Light snacks will be provided for all who attend, and there will be a cash bar at the venue.

For more information please contact Muraleekrishnan at mmenon@mtu.edu.


Harry Potter Themed Pinterest Night Hosted by MUB Board

From 7-9 p.m. on Tuesday, November 8 MUB Board will be hosting a Harry Potter themed Pinterest night. All are welcome to attend!

For more information contact Becca at reforsbe@mtu.edu


CAMPUS NEWS

 

YellowDEADLINE EXTENDED for LeaderShape Applications

LeaderShape 2017 will take place January 2-7 at the Ford Center in Alberta, Michigan. Don’t miss out on this awesome experience!

Applications have been extended to Thursday, November 10 so register and apply today by visiting this link.

If you’re interested in further information, check out our website. Send any questions to Jonathan Davey (jrdavey@mtu.edu.)


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Buy GLI Tickets and Help HuskyFan Food Pantry

Are you or someone you know going to the Great Lakes Invitational (GLI)  this year? Buy your tickets online through the link below and part of your ticket purchase will go to help the Husky FAN Pantry! Ticket prices remain the same.

 

WHO: You, your friends, family, alumni, etc

WHAT: Great Lakes Invitational College Hockey

WHERE: Joe Louis Arena, Detroit Michigan

WHEN: December 29 and 30

WHY: Support the Huskies Hockey Team and the Husky FAN Pantry.  The pantry provides food, meal swipes, emergency food packs, and educational programming to the campus community at no cost.

HOW: Go to this website www.olyent.com/MTUgreeklife and enter the promotion code: MTUGREEK

This fundraiser is sponsored by Michigan Tech’s Fraternity and Sorority Life.

If you have any questions, please email Rochelle Spencer (raspence@mtu.edu) for Michigan Tech related questions or Lauren Kalinosky (Lauren.Kalinosky@Hockeytown.com) for ticket questions or to purchase tickets over the phone.


Attention All Students Graduating in December 2016

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 21, 2016.

For questions, contact Adam Portmann at 487-2542 or pjnutini@mtu.edu.


images (2)Winter Parking Ban in Effect

The Winter Parking ban is in effect from November 1 to April 30, between the hours of 2 am and 7 am. There is no overnight parking on campus during these hours.

If you need to be on campus during the banned time you will need to call Public Safety at 487-2216, each time and request permission to park. This *includes* if you are at the Library during these times. You will need to provide your name, phone number vehicle license plate number, make, and model. At this time Public Safety will advise you to park in a designated overnight parking area. Designated areas are: (SW side of Lot 3 up against the MEEM building, Center for Diversity visitor lot meters #180-192 by the Hamar House, and the Houghton avenue meters #58 to #88). You will need to have your vehicle moved by 6 am to allow for snow removal.

Here are the locations for the overnight parking designated areas for your reference http://www.mtu.edu/hr/current/notices/overnight-parking-locations.pdf.

If you have any questions regarding this matter please contact Transportation Services at 487-1441.


National Novel Writing Month: Writing Competition

November is the National Novel Writing Month, and to celebrate the MTMC and the Lode are co-hosting a writing competition. There will be two competitions: a short story competition and a poetry competition. Submissions should be no more than two pages in length, and should address one of the following prompts:

1. You are tasked with representing humanity at the first-ever meeting between humans and aliens. What did you say to make them angry and how will you prevent the invasion?

2. There are plenty of stories out there that talk about somebody making a leap into another world. Lucy stepped through the wardrobe into Narnia, Matthew McConaughey rocketed through a wormhole, and Neo took the red pill. In that spirit, tell us a story about a portal: any portal.

3. Alexander Flemming discovered antibiotics accidentally when he found a mold killing bacteria cultures in his lab. Serendipity has the potential to change our worlds in ways we never anticipated, so tell us a story of a time somebody found something they weren’t looking for.

Submissions are due on November 30, and should be sent to mtmc-coach@mtu.edu. The winners will be awarded fabulous prizes and have their work published in the Lode and on the MTMC website! Happy writing!


SPEAKERS & INFO SESSIONS

 

EPS Info Session FlyerIPS Hosting European Project Semester Program

In recognition of International Education Week (November 14 – 18), International Programs and Services will host an information session for the European Project Semester program on November 15, from 6:00 – 7:30 pm in MUB B001.

The European Project Semester is a study abroad program for students to complete their senior design credits abroad! Attend this session to learn more about the program and ask questions.

For more information please contact Vienna Chapin at vrchapin@mtu.edu.


Photonics Industry Night

When: Thursday, November 10, 5 p.m.-9 p.m.
Where: MUB Ballroom A1

Learn about the photonics concentration and potential careers in fiber optics, communication, image processing, and much more. Meet alumni and industry speakers in the field of optics and photonics and enjoy light refreshments!

Hosted by the Society of Optics and Photonics at Michigan Tech

Sponsored by Michigan Tech Alumni & Friends and The Optical Society of America

If you have any questions, email: ops-officers-l@mtu.edu


Bystander Prevention Program Discussion

SAVE and Order of Omega are hosting a Bystander Intervention Program on November 10 from 6-7:30 p.m. in Fisher 328. Bystander Intervention is a philosophy and strategy for prevention of various types of violence, including bullying, sexual harassment, sexual assault, and intimate partner violence. This program is to inform you of how to intervene in varying situations that could lead to such acts. YOU can make a difference. Come find out how.

Please fill out this survey if you would like certain topics covered or scenarios discussed.


ASEM Meeting Announcement Nov 7thAmerican Society for Engineering Management Membership Meeting

If you are interested in becoming a member of ASEM please join us on November 7 at 5:00 p.m. in the Chem Sci Bldg room 104A.

Free pizza and Pop provided!

If you have any questions please contact Bryce at berichar@mtu.edu.


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Speaker and Author Aspen Matis

Mark your calendar to attend speaker and author Aspen Matis on Wednesday, April 5, 2017 at 8:00pm in Fisher Hall, Room 135. Aspen is the author of the internationally bestselling memoir Girl in the Woods, published by HarperCollins in 2015. The book has been called “a powerful read” by O, The Oprah Magazine, and it made The Guardian’s annual top 50 list. The New York Times named Aspen Matis “a hero.” After being raped on her second night at college, Matis dropped out. Depressed and shocked that her school didn’t believe and protect her, she sought solace in a remote wilderness; she found the Pacific Crest Trail and hiked the footpath’s entire length, over 2,000 miles from Mexico to Canada. www.aspen-matis.com A book signing will take place after the event.

This event is sponsored by the Office of the President, Institutional Equity and Inclusion, and Student Affairs and Advancement, Visiting Women & Minority Lecturer/Scholar Series, and the SAVE student organization.
If you have a question about this event, please contact Beth Lunde-Stockero, Title IX Coordinator, at titleix@mtu.edu.


SPORTS & WELLNESS

 

Fall Back into Good Habits with Memberships & HuskiesFit Classes

Michigan Tech Recreation offers a variety of options to get you falling back into good healthy habits! Two upcoming workshops featuring future additions to the HuskiesFit lineup include POUND and Mindfulness.

POUND® Workshop

Basics of Mindfulness Workshop


CAREER SERVICES

 

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Graduating Senior Series
Part 3: Managing your Student Loans

Don’t get weighed down by crippling debt. Get all your questions answered regarding student loan pay-offs. Presented by Michigan Tech Financial Services

Friday, November 11 | 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

Veterans Day Tribute

Please join the entire campus for a short, but meaningful Veterans Day Tribute to honor our fellow student, staff, and faculty veterans, including those who have fallen. The Army/Air Force Color Guard will present our Flag, and the Pep Band will play our National Anthem. Friday, November 11, 11:00 – 11:10 am, Husky Dog Statue Then be sure to stop by one of 5 thank you post card stations throughout campus to sign a card to be sent to our Michigan Tech alumni veterans. Get a Veterans Day cupcake too!

Friday, November 11 | 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM

Rescheduled:
Husky Talks – “Consider Federal Career Opportunities”

Originally scheduled Monday, November 7 | 12:10 PM – 12:50 PM will be rescheduled. Watch here for new dates.


COMMUNITY

 

Winter Coat Giveaway, 11/5/16

Portage Lake United Church, which is across the street from the Administration building, is having a coat and jacket give away on Saturday, Nov. 5 from 10:30 to 1:30.  Students are encouraged to come pick out a coat – whether it be because they need a warmer one than they have or need a spare for winter activities – skiing, snowshoeing or snow statue.   There is a really large supply to choose from.


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