Michigan Tech LODE & Student News Briefs, 4/14/17

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ENTERTAINMENT & ENRICHMENT

 
This weekend, Film Board presents John Wick: Chapter 2

Friday, April 14 —  5:30, 8:30, 11:30 p.m.
Saturday, April 15 — 11:30, 2:30, 5:30, 8:30, 11:30 p.m.

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


Tech Theatre and the KSO Bring the Musical “West Side Story” to the Rozsa

West Side Story changed the very nature of American Musical Theatre. With music by Leonard Bernstein and lyrics by a young Stephen Sondheim, the play was grounded in a distinctively modern sound with a passionately poetic statement: A place where everyone can grow beyond the confines of hate and poverty, a safe and beautiful place. The Rozsa Center, Department of Visual and Performing Arts, and the Keweenaw Symphony Orchestra present West Side Story for three nights, ThursdaySaturday, April 13 – 15, 7:30 PM each night, in the Rozsa Center for the Performing Arts.


Join the Department of Biological Sciences and the VWMLSS for Carol Lee on Friday, April 14 from 4-5pm

Carol Lee from the Department of Zoology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison will be visiting campus on Friday, April 14 to present a talk on Rapid Evolution during Habitat Invasions. This event is sponsored by the Department of Biological Sciences and the Visiting Women & Minority Lecturer/Scholar Series.

CarolLee


Pad Thai 101 this Saturday, April 15th

We will demonstrate how to cook a popular Thai food including:
– Pad Thai (Stir-fried rice noodles)
– Summer rolls

Date: Sat, 4.15.2017
Time: 11 am – 1 pm
Place: MUB common

100 servings will be given, and you can get the coupon at the event!!

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Join us next Saturday April 15 for a special evening with Heather “Anish” Anderson, a Michigan native and endurance hiker/adventurer.

7-8:30 pm, Anish Hikes: Stories from the Trail, Fisher 138, Michigan Tech Campus
In 2013, an unknown hiker named Anish set out on the Pacific Crest Trail. 60 days and 17 hours later, she had smashed the time records for a self-supported hike. In 2015 she went on to claim the record for fastest self-supported hike of the Appalachian Trail. She is the first person in history to simultaneously hold both records. Come hear about her life-changing experiences on trail.

For all the trail athletes in the crowd, at 6:30 pm Dr. Durocher, Professor of Physiology & Anatomy at MTU will give a talk on “Tips for Endurance Athletes” and earlier in the day we will have a group trail run. See FB for more: https://www.facebook.com/events/260129654448864


Come Dance with Nosotros

Where: MUB ballroom
Time: 8-9 pm salsa lessons, 9-11 pm open floor
When: Saturday 15th April
Cost: FREE!

All levels! No partner needed! Family friendly!

FilmBoard


Cru and Film Board Present The Passion of the Christ

Cru together with Film Board will be presenting a special Easter showing of The Passion of the Christ held this Sunday, April 16. There will be two showings at 2:30 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. in Fisher 135. This event is open to all, and admission is free.


Diversity Play Next Fall – Looking for Actors!

How can these things happen? A child is hit by a car while playing on the sidewalk. In retaliation, a young man is stabbed to death. A community turns inward upon itself, neighbor set against neighbor. Can an out-of-balance world be set right?

Anna Devere Smith interviewed members of Brooklyn’s Crown Heights Community and using their own words assembled a retelling of their solemn road from hate and violence to understanding. At once poignant and colored by powerful feelings, “Fires in the Mirror” is an unusual evening of theatre exploring intersections such as identity, bias, race and religion to take us to the heart of disaster and understanding and bringing us home safe.

The Visual and Performing Arts Department is looking for a diverse group of people interested in being a cast member for the play. No previous acting experience is required. There will be a read-through of portions of the script on Tuesday, April 18th and 8pm in the McArdle Theatre (second floor of the Walker Arts and Humanities Center). We are looking for 6-11 people of various ages, ethnic backgrounds and religions. If you have more questions please stop by the read-through for a few minutes to chat, or for more information contact Roger Held (VPA).


Join ASEM for their monthly meeting on April 17th

ASEM Meeting Announcement April 17th


South American Symphonies, Spanish Jazz, and Afro-Cuban Rhythms: Michigan Tech Bands Present Music with Heat!

On Thursday, April 20, at 7:30 PM in the Rozsa Center, the two wind bands of Michigan Technological University: Superior Wind Symphony and Campus Concert Band, will present their yearly combined concert. This year’s theme is “En Fuego!”, a concert featuring music that is imbued with heat. Dr. Mike Christianson, Director of Bands, will first lead each band individually, finishing with the two combining into a “megaband” of 120 musicians! According to Christianson, “The music is by composers who hail from such exotic climes as: Spain, Brazil, Mexico, Argentina, France, Germany and Saginaw.” Music will range from South American symphonies, Spanish jazz arrangements, Afro-Cuban and Latin music, and even a favorite by Stevie Wonder.


Syrian Chemical Attacks Fundraising

When: April 21
where MUB commons
Food: Middle Eastern food
Person in Charge: Hossein Tavakoli
Organizations: Iranian Community and Muslim student association

syria-revised


Measure, Project Learning Lab’s End-of-Semester Student Art Exhibit Opens

The Rozsa Center and the Department of Visual and Performing Arts (VPA) are excited to announce their semi-annual student showcase, titled Measure, featuring works of art created by Michigan Tech students who are participating in Project Learning Lab, an innovative arts classroom based inside of Rozsa gallery b. Works on display were created by students in Lisa Gordillo’s Traditional Sculpture, Advanced Sculpture, and Advanced Drawing classes. Students from many campus disciplines are represented, including Forestry, Materials Science, and Theatre Arts. The exhibition runs April 18-22, 2017. A reception will be held Thursday, April 20, from 5:00 PM – 6:30 PM. The reception is free and all are welcome. Gallery hours are Monday – Friday, 8:00 AM – 8:00 PM and Saturday from 1:00 PM – 8:00 PM.


Michigan Tech Choirs Present “Bon Voyage South Africa!”

The Rozsa Center welcomes the choirs of Michigan Tech who will present their year-end concert “Bon Voyage South Africa,” on Friday, April 21 at 7:30 PM. The concert will feature music that has been prepared for the Michigan Tech Concert Choir international tour to South Africa.


Join the March for Science – Houghton for Hands-on Science and other events!

Who: People who love science in the Houghton-Hancock area
What: March for Science — Houghton
When: Saturday, April 22nd, 2017, noon
Where: Under the Portage Lake Lift Bridge, Houghton side

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Explore a “Steampunk” Acrobatic Whirlwind with Cirque Mechanics Pedal Punk at the Rozsa

From the inventive Cirque Mechanics comes Pedal Punk, a “rowdy circus where the acrobats are on wheels!” Pedal Punk is a “Steampunk” – inspired acrobatic whirlwind where cycling is the escape from technology-obsessed society, where the excitement, artistry, and thrills occur when a zany bike shop mechanic interacts with cyclists and bikes and repairs more than broken pieces. He creates wondrous machines that come to live and inspires the cyclist in all of us to unite with our inner Pedal Punk. Cirque Mechanics Pedal Punk comes to the Rozsa Center stage on Saturday, April 22, at 7:30 PM.


CAMPUS NEWS

Looking for Advertising for your Student Organization?

Advertise on Electronic Display Boards outside of the dining halls in Wads and McNair. Send an email to biz-ops@mtu.edu with the information of your event and they’ll work with you to post your event information or even help with designing a graphic!


Winter Carnival 2018 Logo Contest

Be the one to design the Winter Carnival 2018 logo! All you have to do is draw a logo pertaining to the theme, “Myths and tales of our past, in our frigid forecast”, using up to 4 colors, and fit it into the circle. Turn in completed forms to the Blue Key office in MUB 106 or scan and email them to bluekey@mtu.edu by April 15th at 5:00 PM. Winners will receive a $50 gift certificate to the Michigan Tech Campus Bookstore and the Winter Carnival banner!!

link URL: http://www.mtu.edu/student-affairs/interests/organizations/bluekey/winter-carnival/participate/logo-design-form-wc2018.pdf


Campus Store Extended Hours

Starting Monday, April 10th through Friday, April 21st, the Campus Store will be open until 7:00pm


Campus Store Customer Appreciation Sale

Michigan Tech Campus Store and University Images would like to show our appreciation and thank you for your continued patronage by once again offering our annual Customer Appreciation Sale on Wednesday, April 18th from 8:00am to 7:00pm. Nearly everything in the stores will be 25% off. We have a great selection of sporting apparel, outerwear, school supplies and souvenirs. Our clearance racks are full and career wear is still 75% off. We look forward to you stopping by!


Food Pantry Volunteers Needed

Husky Food Access Network (HuskyFAN) is in need of volunteers to keep the food pantry open. The pantry is open from 4 to 6 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday.

Volunteers are needed for any amount of time they are able to offer.

If you’re interested in volunteering, email huskyfan@mtu.edu and you’ll be given more information on training materials and an updated schedule. Contact Whitney Boroski at wmborosk@mtu.eddu with questions.


University Launches CommUNITY Campaign

The CommUNITY campaign is a new campus-wide effort to promote the values set forth in Michigan Tech’s Strategic Plan.
“We Inspire Community” is the first value listed in the Strategic Plan. It states, “We inspire an engaged community that actively seeks improvement through acceptance and understanding.”
The CommUNITY campaign will include promotional materials and programming geared toward raising awareness and promoting actions that reflect these values.
Throughout the year, you will be introduced to multiple ways to engage with this campaign.
For more information contact equity@mtu.edu.


SPORTS & WELLNESS

Sexual Violence Support Group

T.E.A.L (To Empower And Liberate) is a group that provides support to Michigan Tech Students who have experienced sexual violence including childhood sexual abuse or sexual assault. The group provides support to individuals of recent or past sexual violence in a safe, non-judgmental group. With the help of group support individuals can find understanding, help by sharing their struggles and triumphs with one another, and begin to put their lives back together. Through discussion, support and education we can help one another. This group meets every other Thursday from 6:00pm to 7:30pm. If you would like more information or to sign up for group, please contact Peggy at Dial Help Inc.psullivan@dailhelp.org TEXT 906-35NEEDS or CALL 800-562-7622

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Michigan Tech LODE & Student News Briefs, 4/7/17

MICHIGAN TECH LODE NEWSPAPER

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ENTERTAINMENT & ENRICHMENT

 Khana Khazana Thai 2


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

The menu features:

  • Stir Fry Chicken with Basil
  • Fried Egg Spicy Salad
  • Sweet Potato with Coconut Milk

Serving is from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday. The cost is $7.95 and includes a fountain beverage. Visit Khana Khazana on Facebook.


This weekend, Film Board presents Hidden Figures

Friday, Feb. 10 —  5:30, 8:30, 11:30 p.m.
Saturday, Jan. 11 — 11:30, 2:30, 5:30, 8:30, 11:30 p.m.
Sunday, Jan. 12 — 11:30, 2:30, 5:30 p.m.

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

Free admission made possible by:

Center for Diversity and Inclusion
Center for Pre-College Outreach + GEAR UP
Graduate School
Humanities
Mathematical Sciences
National Society of Black Engineers
PanHellenic Council
Pavlis Honors College


End of Year Picnic hosted by GSG

End of the year PICNIC will be hold by the GSG social committee at the Great Lakes Research Center,GLRC, 2nd FLOOR.
We will provide food (for both vegetarians and non-vegetarians) as well as games.

PICNIC POSTER, GLRC.


 Night of Hope sponsored by Relay for Life at Michigan Tech and the Houghton Community Relay

Relay for Life of Michigan Tech will be co-hosting an event called the Night of Hope with the Houghton Community Relay on April 8th. This event will be in the Rozsa from 6:30-8pm*. This event will be focused on honoring survivors of cancer, and those who have been caregivers for loved ones with cancer. Tickets are $10, and this ticket includes dinner! Students who have survived cancer also have an opportunity to get their ticket sponsored by Aspirus.

There will be a silent auction, Survivor and Caregiver ceremonies, and informative presentations. Students can contact Brooke Basto at bebasto@mtu.edu to purchase a ticket. Please help support the American Cancer Society and all of the work they do to support people after they hear the words “you have cancer.”

*This post from last week included the incorrect starting time. The event begins at 6:30 pm as stated here


Spring Swing this Saturday at St Al’s

Concordia, Cru, HisHouse, InterVarsity and St. Al’s invite you to the SPRING SWING dance this Saturday, April 8th, from 8pm-12 midnight at St. Al’s Basement Hall (411 MacInnes Dr.). Swing Dancing, Food, Games, Fun, FREE! Come join us this Saturday!

Swing Dance Poster - Beach (1)


Musical Comedian Jon Fisher

Saturday, April 8 at 9pm in the MUB Commons!

Jon Raymond Fisher is a musical comedian who has garnered millions of Youtube views between his commercials and sketch comedy. Jon has played across the country, opening for a number of well known acts including Hannibal Buress, Dane Cook, Bill Burr, Natasha Leggero, and many more. Additionally, Jon’s comedy background has gotten him booked on TruTv’s “How to Be a Grownup”, as well as in a number of commercials, the most recent of which incorporates his musical comedy. Nest described as a cross between Flight of the Conchords and Lonely Island, Fisher’s songs cover topics ranging from roommate problems to his man crush on Ryan Gosling to the perils of the gym. Jon’s acoustic pop and hip hop comedic stylings combine social commentary, observational humor, pop-culture reference, and character-driven acts out for a performance that’s great for all ages, and one you won’t want to miss!

JonFisher


Tech Theatre and the KSO Bring the Musical “West Side Story” to the Rozsa

West Side Story changed the very nature of American Musical Theatre. With music by Leonard Bernstein and lyrics by a young Stephen Sondheim, the play was grounded in a distinctively modern sound with a passionately poetic statement: A place where everyone can grow beyond the confines of hate and poverty, a safe and beautiful place. The Rozsa Center, Department of Visual and Performing Arts, and the Keweenaw Symphony Orchestra present West Side Story for three nights, ThursdaySaturday, April 13 – 15, 7:30 PM each night, in the Rozsa Center for the Performing Arts.


Alpha Delta Alpha Bad Movie Recruitment Event

Join the sisters of Alpha Delta Alpha for a bad movie recruitment event at the Alpha Delta Alpha house (810 E South Ave)  on Thursday, April 13th at 5pm. Rides will leave from Wads at 4:55.

If you have any questions, please contact Alex at aovansum@mtu.edu.
We hope to see you there!


Join the Department of Biological Sciences and the VWMLSS for Carol Lee on Friday, April 14 from 4-5pm

Carol Lee from the Department of Zoology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison will be visiting campus on Friday, April 14 to present a talk on Rapid Evolution during Habitat Invasions. This event is sponsored by the Department of Biological Sciences and the Visiting Women & Minority Lecturer/Scholar Series.

CarolLee


Earth Day Volunteer Opportunity: Seedbombs!

Butterflies and wildflowers are inseparable friends! Volunteer to make native wildflower seedbomb packets for the KBIC Earth Day Fair this April 2017. We will meet at the MTU greenhouses in the Noblet Forestry building Wednesday April 12th from 4:00 to 5:00 pm to prep. materials for the event, but also make a few seedbombs for ourselves.

We will mix five wildflower species that are associates of Tawny Crescent and Duskywings butterflies. The Earth Day Fair isWednesday April 19th at the KBOCC Campus. All MTU students are welcome to attend seedbomb making either April 5 12th even if you can’t make the Earth Day fair.  I hope to see you there!


Diversity Play Next Fall – Looking for Actors!

How can these things happen? A child is hit by a car while playing on the sidewalk. In retaliation, a young man is stabbed to death. A community turns inward upon itself, neighbor set against neighbor. Can an out-of-balance world be set right?

Anna Devere Smith interviewed members of Brooklyn’s Crown Heights Community and using their own words assembled a retelling of their solemn road from hate and violence to understanding. At once poignant and colored by powerful feelings, “Fires in the Mirror” is an unusual evening of theatre exploring intersections such as identity, bias, race and religion to take us to the heart of disaster and understanding and bringing us home safe.

The Visual and Performing Arts Department is looking for a diverse group of people interested in being a cast member for the play. No previous acting experience is required. There will be a read-through of portions of the script on Tuesday, April 18th and 8pm in the McArdle Theatre (second floor of the Walker Arts and Humanities Center). We are looking for 6-11 people of various ages, ethnic backgrounds and religions. If you have more questions please stop by the read-through for a few minutes to chat, or for more information contact Roger Held (VPA).


CAMPUS NEWS

Looking for Advertising for your Student Organization?

Advertise on Electronic Display Boards outside of the dining halls in Wads and McNair. Send an email to biz-ops@mtu.edu with the information of your event and they’ll work with you to post your event information or even help with designing a graphic!


Volunteers Wanted for Every Color of Eyes Art Project

Anne Beffel, Visual Arts professor with the Department of Visual and Performing Arts, is asking for volunteer participants in her Every Color of Eyes art project. The Every Color of Eyes art project makes visible our differences and our common humanity through the metaphor of eye color. Artist and Professor Anne Beffel, and assistants Rebekka Guyon, Alex Pohl, J.P. Rewer, and Phillip Wildner are gathering eye color samples as the basis of a long scroll painting of color-filled circles.  For more information, follow this link for the press release.


HuskyLEAD Next Tuesday, April 11 in MUB Ballroom A1

Assessment Tuesday, April 11, 6 p.m. – 7 p.m., Ballroom A1
Is our organization on the right track? Are we providing programs and activities that meet our mission? Come to this interactive, workshop to learn how to effectively create outcomes for your organization and develop the tools necessary to access them.


Winter Carnival 2018 Logo Contest

Be the one to design the Winter Carnival 2018 logo! All you have to do is draw a logo pertaining to the theme, “Myths and tales of our past, in our frigid forecast”, using up to 4 colors, and fit it into the circle. Turn in completed forms to the Blue Key office in MUB 106 or scan and email them to bluekey@mtu.edu by April 15th at 5:00 PM. Winners will receive a $50 gift certificate to the Michigan Tech Campus Bookstore and the Winter Carnival banner!!

link URL: http://www.mtu.edu/student-affairs/interests/organizations/bluekey/winter-carnival/participate/logo-design-form-wc2018.pdf


Food Pantry Volunteers Needed

Husky Food Access Network (HuskyFAN) is in need of volunteers to keep the food pantry open. The pantry is open from 4 to 6 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday.

Volunteers are needed for any amount of time they are able to offer.

If you’re interested in volunteering, email huskyfan@mtu.edu and you’ll be given more information on training materials and an updated schedule. Contact Whitney Boroski at wmborosk@mtu.eddu with questions.


University Launches CommUNITY Campaign

The CommUNITY campaign is a new campus-wide effort to promote the values set forth in Michigan Tech’s Strategic Plan.
“We Inspire Community” is the first value listed in the Strategic Plan. It states, “We inspire an engaged community that actively seeks improvement through acceptance and understanding.”
The CommUNITY campaign will include promotional materials and programming geared toward raising awareness and promoting actions that reflect these values.
Throughout the year, you will be introduced to multiple ways to engage with this campaign.
For more information contact equity@mtu.edu.


SPORTS & WELLNESS

Sexual Violence Support Group

T.E.A.L (To Empower And Liberate) is a group that provides support to Michigan Tech Students who have experienced sexual violence including childhood sexual abuse or sexual assault. The group provides support to individuals of recent or past sexual violence in a safe, non-judgmental group. With the help of group support individuals can find understanding, help by sharing their struggles and triumphs with one another, and begin to put their lives back together. Through discussion, support and education we can help one another. This group meets every other Thursday from 6:00pm to 7:30pm. If you would like more information or to sign up for group, please contact Peggy at Dial Help Inc.psullivan@dailhelp.org TEXT 906-35NEEDS or CALL 800-562-7622

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Michigan Tech LODE & Student News Briefs, 3/31/17

MICHIGAN TECH LODE NEWSPAPER

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ENTERTAINMENT & ENRICHMENT

 Khana Khazana Chinese 2

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

The menu features:

  • Capsicum Fried Chicken and Sausage
  • Hot Tofu Soup
  • Scrambled Eggs with Tomatoes

Serving is from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday. The cost is $7.95 and includes a fountain beverage. Visit Khana Khazana on Facebook.


This weekend, Film Board presents Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

Friday, Feb. 10 —  5:30, 8:30, 11:30 p.m.
Saturday, Jan. 11 — 11:30, 2:30, 5:30, 8:30, 11:30 p.m.
Sunday, Jan. 12 — 11:30, 2:30, 5:30 p.m.

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


Apply for Study Abroad through International Programs and Services!

Adventure is calling, HOWL back! Have you wanted to spend your time in a warmer climate this winter? Or have you just wanted to try something new? If so, you may want to consider study abroad. Michigan Tech offers a wide variety of study abroad programs that are suited for any type of student. Just imagine, next fall or spring you could be enjoying your time in the sun on the beach, hiking in the mountains, or experiencing the night life of the city.

There is still time to apply for the fall semester! The deadline is April 1st. If you have any questions please email studyabroad@mtu.edu, or visit us at our Study Abroad 101 meetings in Admin 200 on Tuesdays at 11:00am or Thursdays at 2:00 pm.

Howl Back


Rozsa Gallery A – Space Presents “Amusement Park Avenue”

Why do we love amusement parks? From side-shows to Ferris wheels, we’re drawn to the excitement of the buzz, the sounds, the bright colors, the sensory extravaganza. The Department of Visual and Performing Arts and the Rozsa Center are excited to announce Amusement Park Avenue: The 2017 VPA Faculty & Staff Exhibit. Faculty and staff of VPA will exhibit a variety of works of many different media and concepts, touching upon all five senses and inspiring curiosity, as if walking down an amusement park avenue. Fifteen artists will be represented: Jared Anderson, Anne Beffel, Mary Cyr, Kent Cyr, M.C. Friedrich, Terri Frew, Lisa Gordillo, Roger Held, Bethany Jones, Susie Kilpela, Jeremy Littlefield, Josh Loar, Elizabeth Meyer, Christopher Plummer, and Jess Portfleet. The opening reception is Friday, March 31 at 4:00 PM in the Rozsa Gallery A-Space. The exhibit will run until April 28, and is free and open to the public. Gallery hours are M-F 8:00 AM – 8:00 PM and Sat. 1:00 – 8:00 PM.


The Houghton-Hancock Rotaract Club is excited to present the Modern Manhattan Gala themed Charity Ball on Saturday April 1 at the Continental Fire Co. from 7:00 to 11:30 pm.

All proceeds from ticket sales will be given to the Barbara Kettle Gundlach Shelter, which offers victims of domestic violence, and their children, temporary shelter and provides counseling to achieve safety and find resources to escape violence and abuse. All services are free and confidential.

– DJ and live performances from the MTU Dance Team and Swing Dance Club

– Hors d’oeuvres and cash bar available

– Photo booth and prize giveaway!
Tickets are $10 for students and $20 for community members. They can be purchased in MUB 106 on the MTU campus at the Rotaract desk from 10 am to 3 pm Monday-Thursday, or online at rotaractcb17.eventbrite.com*. *Processing fees apply if purchased online.


From Traditional Chinese Music to Jazz: “Orchid Ensemble” Performs Saturday

Please join us for a concert featuring the renowned Canadian group “Orchid Ensemble,” who will join conScience: Michigan Tech Chamber singers, on Saturday, April 1, 2017, at 7:30 PM, in the McArdle Theatre. Established in 1997, the JUNO nominated Orchid Ensemble is Lan Tung (Taiwan/Canada) on the erhu/Chinese violin, Yu-Chen Wang (Taiwan/US) on the zheng/Chinese zither, and Jonathan Bernard (Canada) on percussion. The ensemble blends ancient musical instruments and traditions from China and beyond, creating a beautiful new sound.


Speaker and Author Aspen Matis

Mark your calendar to attend speaker and author Aspen Matis on Wednesday, April 5, 2017 in Fisher Hall, Room 135 at 8 PM. A book signing will take place after the event. Please download and share the Aspen Matis event poster!

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.” www.aspen-matis.com

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

This event is sponsored by Michigan Tech’s Office of the President, Institutional Equity and Inclusion/Title IX, Student Affairs and Advancement, Center for Diversity and Inclusion, Visiting Women & Minority Lecturer/Scholar Series, Academic and Community Conduct, Human Resources, Housing and Residential Life, Student Health and Wellness, Athletics and Recreation, Order of Omega, and Panhellenic Council.

If you have a question about this event, please contact Beth Lunde-Stockero, Title IX Coordinator, at titleix@mtu.edu.


Economics Club Hosts Panel Discussion on the Economics of Climate Change

Come join the Economics Club at Michigan Tech Thursday, April 6 at 6:00PM in EERC 100 for a panel discussion on the economics of climate change. Drinks and snacks will be provided.

Econ_Panel_Poster


Night of Hope sponsored by Relay for Life at Michigan Tech and the Houghton Community Relay

Relay for Life of Michigan Tech will be co-hosting an event called the Night of Hope with the Houghton Community Relay on April 8th. This event will be in the Rozsa from 5-8pm. This event will be focused on honoring survivors of cancer, and those who have been caregivers for loved ones with cancer. Tickers are $10, and this ticket includes dinner! Students who have survived cancer also have an opportunity to get their ticket sponsored by Aspirus.

There will be a silent auction, Survivor and Caregiver ceremonies, and informative presentations. Students can contact Brooke Basto at bebasto@mtu.edu to purchase a ticket. Please help support the American Cancer Society and all of the work they do to support people after they hear the words “you have cancer.”


CAMPUS NEWS

Looking for Advertising for your Student Organization?

Advertise on Electronic Display Boards outside of the dining halls in Wads and McNair. Send an email to biz-ops@mtu.edu with the information of your event and they’ll work with you to post your event information or even help with designing a graphic!


Volunteers Wanted for Every Color of Eyes Art Project

Anne Beffel, Visual Arts professor with the Department of Visual and Performing Arts, is asking for volunteer participants in her Every Color of Eyes art project. The Every Color of Eyes art project makes visible our differences and our common humanity through the metaphor of eye color. Artist and Professor Anne Beffel, and assistants Rebekka Guyon, Alex Pohl, J.P. Rewer, and Phillip Wildner are gathering eye color samples as the basis of a long scroll painting of color-filled circles.  For more information, follow this link for the press release.


Cesar Chavez Day of Service and Learning Saturday April 1st

Student Activities, the Undergraduate Student Government, and the Center for Diversity and Inclusion are hosting Cesar Chavez Day of Service and Learning, a spring semester day of service similar to the fall semester event, Make a Difference Day.

Cesar Chavez Day of Service and Learning will take place on Saturday, April 1, 2017. Check-in and educational demonstrations about Cesar Chavez will occur on Friday, March 31 in the Memorial Union Building Alumni Lounge from 3:00-5:00pm. If you’re unable to check-in on Friday, we will also have check-in on Saturday, April 1 in the same location from 8:00-10:00am

Volunteer projects will vary but most will happen locally from 10am-12pm. Everyone who participates will receive a free t-shirt for their volunteer efforts!

cesar-chavez-poster-print


Winter Carnival 2018 Logo Contest

Be the one to design the Winter Carnival 2018 logo! All you have to do is draw a logo pertaining to the theme, “Myths and tales of our past, in our frigid forecast”, using up to 4 colors, and fit it into the circle. Turn in completed forms to the Blue Key office in MUB 106 or scan and email them to bluekey@mtu.edu by April 15th at 5:00 PM. Winners will receive a $50 gift certificate to the Michigan Tech Campus Bookstore and the Winter Carnival banner!!

link URL: http://www.mtu.edu/student-affairs/interests/organizations/bluekey/winter-carnival/participate/logo-design-form-wc2018.pdf


ATTENTION ALL STUDENTS GRADUATING IN APRIL 2017

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.  

Not only will tributes appear in the commencement program, but they will also be displayed on the new video scoreboard in the ice arena! It’s gonna be crazy!

You have the option to upload a picture with your tribute!   Maybe a special picture of you and your parents?  Spouse?  Best friend? Imagine that person/s sitting in the audience and seeing the photo and tribute appear on the big screen!

Just go to http://www.mtu.edu/classtributes  for program and participation details.  The deadline for tribute submissions is Tuesday, April 4, 2017.

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


Food Pantry Volunteers Needed

Husky Food Access Network (HuskyFAN) is in need of volunteers to keep the food pantry open. The pantry is open from 4 to 6 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday.

Volunteers are needed for any amount of time they are able to offer.

If you’re interested in volunteering, email huskyfan@mtu.edu and you’ll be given more information on training materials and an updated schedule. Contact Whitney Boroski at wmborosk@mtu.eddu with questions.


University Launches CommUNITY Campaign

The CommUNITY campaign is a new campus-wide effort to promote the values set forth in Michigan Tech’s Strategic Plan.
“We Inspire Community” is the first value listed in the Strategic Plan. It states, “We inspire an engaged community that actively seeks improvement through acceptance and understanding.”
The CommUNITY campaign will include promotional materials and programming geared toward raising awareness and promoting actions that reflect these values.
Throughout the year, you will be introduced to multiple ways to engage with this campaign.
For more information contact equity@mtu.edu.


SPORTS & WELLNESS

Register Today for the Doghouse Classic 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament!

Michigan Tech Recreation invites you to take part in the 2017 Doghouse Classic 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament! Grab your fellow classmates, frat brothers or sorority sisters and sign up for the Men’s or Women’s Open today! Cost is $80/team of 4 players. Deadline to register: April 3. Follow this link for more information and how to register.

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Sexual Violence Support Group

T.E.A.L (To Empower And Liberate) is a group that provides support to Michigan Tech Students who have experienced sexual violence including childhood sexual abuse or sexual assault. The group provides support to individuals of recent or past sexual violence in a safe, non-judgmental group. With the help of group support individuals can find understanding, help by sharing their struggles and triumphs with one another, and begin to put their lives back together. Through discussion, support and education we can help one another. This group meets every other Thursday from 6:00pm to 7:30pm. If you would like more information or to sign up for group, please contact Peggy at Dial Help Inc.psullivan@dailhelp.org TEXT 906-35NEEDS or CALL 800-562-7622

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MICHIGAN TECH LODE NEWSPAPER

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ENTERTAINMENT & ENRICHMENT

 Khana Khazana Japanese 2

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

The menu features:

  • Teriyaki Salmon Donburi
  • Chawanmushi (Steamed Egg)
  • Salad with Japanese Dressing

Serving is from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday. The cost is $7.95 and includes a fountain beverage. Visit Khana Khazana on Facebook.


This weekend, Film Board presents La La Land

Friday, Feb. 10 —  5:30, 8:30, 11:30 p.m.
Saturday, Jan. 11 — 5:30, 8:30, 11:30 p.m.
Sunday, Jan. 12 — 2:30, 5:30 p.m.

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


Film Board Special Event presenting Michigan Tech Hockey in the NCAA Hockey Tournament

Michigan Tech Hockey won the WCHA Championships, and is now on to the NCAA Bracket. Tune in on Saturday, March 25 @ 1:00 pm as we take on Denver, in Cincinnati. Come watch and cheer on our team!


 GSG Mineshaft Bowling Social

Are you tired of the iffy weather and bored of spending the weekend wondering what to do? Worry no more, GSG and I-Club are organizing the perfect event for you to get out of this mood. Join us for The Bowling Night Social to be held this Friday, March 24 at the The Mine Shaft from 6-9 PM.

The lanes will be open for two time slots – 6 PM, and 7 PM. Shuttles will run from MUB at 5.20, 6.05, and 6.20 PM to the Mine Shaft, and there will be rides back to MUB as well. Food and drinks will be provided by GSG at the venue. Please sign up for the event now using the google form. Preferences for time-slot will be on first-come-first-serve basis.

Please see the attached poster, and if you have any questions please contact us at gsg@mtu.edu.

Mineshaft Bowling Social


Celebrate Norooz, Iranian New Year, with the Iranian Community at Michigan Tech

Iranian Community at Michigan Tech is celebrating the Iranian New Year (Norooz) for the fourth time, on Michigan Tech Campus. Last year, President Mroz and the Provost attended our Norooz event, for the first time. I would like to share the information about this year’s event with you:

Date and Time: Saturday March 25th, 6:00 – 9:00 PM
Location: MUB Ballroom
Tickets: March 20 to 24, 11:00-14:00, at MUB Commons
(Students: $12, Non-students: $15)

Contact: ircom@mtu.edu

This year’s Norooz event features Iranian banquet, dance performances, live music, and standup comedy, followed by one hour of after-party.
Our special guest performer for this year is:

Dr. Lily Afshar, a world-class guitarist, from Memphis, TN

She is a Professor of Guitar, at the Rudi E. Scheidt School of Music, University of Memphis, and the first woman in the world to be awarded a Doctor of Music in Guitar Performance in 1989. (Click for full biography)

She is also doing a Master Class at MTU, on March 24th. (FB event page)


Celebrate 50 Years of Jazz at Michigan Tech

Join us in celebrating “50 Years Of Great Jazz At Michigan Tech – The Gold Standard”, at our annual Don Keranen Memorial Concert, the final jazz concert of our performance season, on Saturday, March 25, 7:30 PM at the Rozsa Center. There will be a reception following the concert in the Rozsa Lobby.

According to Mike Irish, Director of Jazz Studies at Michigan Tech, “Don originated the Jazz Lab Band in 1967, and since then, it has grown into one of the most respected non-major jazz programs in the country…We have so much to be thankful for from these 50 years! We hope that you enjoy this evening’s concert on many levels. Please join us for a reception in the Rozsa lobby following the concert!

For more details, please see the attached press release. There are also a few pictures attached for your use. Please contact me with questions about photos, if any.


Alpha Delta Alpha Coloring Extravaganza

The sisters of Alpha Delta Alpha welcome you to join us Thursday, March 30th at 5 p.m. for a relaxing evening of coloring and conversation. We’ll provide the coloring books and all other supplies. You just need to bring yourself and your friends!
Please RSVP here to let us know if you’ll be attending.
We’ll even provide the ride to our house if you need one!
Rides will depart a few minutes before the event start time from the Wadsworth Hall lobby, located outside the dining hall.
If you plan to drive yourself, our address is 810 E. South Ave in Houghton.
If you have any questions, please contact Alex at aovansum@mtu.edu.
We hope to see you there!


Student Chapter of the American Society of Engineering Management, General Membership meeting, March 27.

  • ASEM Membership meeting is open to existing and potential members. Anyone who has an interest in Engineering Management is welcome to attend and participate. Dues are just $5 per semester and will be collected at meeting.
  • Interested in being an officer for the 2017/2018 school year?
  • We will accept nominations for next year’s officers!
  • We will share our experiences from the plant trip and career fair.
  • The Meeting is March 27th @ 5 P.M. IN CHEM SCI 104B
  • If you have any questions or are unable to attend but are still interested, email Bryce Richard berichar@mtu.edu or Kyle Huyser kmhuyser@mtu.edu to stay in the loop.

PIZZA and POP provided!


Apply for Study Abroad through International Programs and Services!

Adventure is calling, HOWL back! Have you wanted to spend your time in a warmer climate this winter? Or have you just wanted to try something new? If so, you may want to consider study abroad. Michigan Tech offers a wide variety of study abroad programs that are suited for any type of student. Just imagine, next fall or spring you could be enjoying your time in the sun on the beach, hiking in the mountains, or experiencing the night life of the city.

There is still time to apply for the fall semester! The deadline is April 1st. If you have any questions please email studyabroad@mtu.edu, or visit us at our Study Abroad 101 meetings in Admin 200 on Tuesdays at 11:00am or Thursdays at 2:00 pm.

Howl Back


Upper Peninsula – NE Wisconsin ACS Student Research Symposium

The UP Local section of the American Chemical Society is hosting its annual student research symposium on March 25, at the campus of Northern Michigan University in Marquette.
This event has been a great opportunity for undergrad and graduate students to present their chemistry-related research in a relaxed, poster-style format. This has been a great event in the past, where we get lots of participation from many different academic departments.
Cash prizes will be awarded, similar to previous years!

How to participate: Register for the event at the website: https://goo.gl/forms/7IPbjm9Dm7u10tIh1
There is also a link on the UP Local section website: http://upls.sites.acs.org/
Questions? Email Robert Handler at rhandler@mtu.edu


Rozsa Gallery A – Space Presents “Amusement Park Avenue”

Why do we love amusement parks? From side-shows to Ferris wheels, we’re drawn to the excitement of the buzz, the sounds, the bright colors, the sensory extravaganza. The Department of Visual and Performing Arts and the Rozsa Center are excited to announce Amusement Park Avenue: The 2017 VPA Faculty & Staff Exhibit. Faculty and staff of VPA will exhibit a variety of works of many different media and concepts, touching upon all five senses and inspiring curiosity, as if walking down an amusement park avenue. Fifteen artists will be represented: Jared Anderson, Anne Beffel, Mary Cyr, Kent Cyr, M.C. Friedrich, Terri Frew, Lisa Gordillo, Roger Held, Bethany Jones, Susie Kilpela, Jeremy Littlefield, Josh Loar, Elizabeth Meyer, Christopher Plummer, and Jess Portfleet. The opening reception is Friday, March 31 at 4:00 PM in the Rozsa Gallery A-Space. The exhibit will run until April 28, and is free and open to the public. Gallery hours are M-F 8:00 AM – 8:00 PM and Sat. 1:00 – 8:00 PM.


The Houghton-Hancock Rotaract Club is excited to present the Modern Manhattan Gala themed Charity Ball on Saturday April 1 at the Continental Fire Co. from 7:00 to 11:30 pm.

All proceeds from ticket sales will be given to the Barbara Kettle Gundlach Shelter, which offers victims of domestic violence, and their children, temporary shelter and provides counseling to achieve safety and find resources to escape violence and abuse. All services are free and confidential.

– DJ and live performances from the MTU Dance Team and Swing Dance Club

– Hors d’oeuvres and cash bar available

– Photo booth and prize giveaway!
Tickets are $10 for students and $20 for community members. They can be purchased in MUB 106 on the MTU campus at the Rotaract desk from 10 am to 3 pm Monday-Thursday, or online at rotaractcb17.eventbrite.com*. *Processing fees apply if purchased online.


Speaker and Author Aspen Matis

Mark your calendar to attend speaker and author Aspen Matis on Wednesday, April 5, 2017 in Fisher Hall, Room 135 at 8 PM. A book signing will take place after the event. Please download and share the Aspen Matis event poster!

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.” www.aspen-matis.com

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

This event is sponsored by Michigan Tech’s Office of the President, Institutional Equity and Inclusion/Title IX, Student Affairs and Advancement, Center for Diversity and Inclusion, Visiting Women & Minority Lecturer/Scholar Series, Academic and Community Conduct, Human Resources, Housing and Residential Life, Student Health and Wellness, Athletics and Recreation, Order of Omega, and Panhellenic Council.

If you have a question about this event, please contact Beth Lunde-Stockero, Title IX Coordinator, at titleix@mtu.edu.


Night of Hope sponsored by Relay for Life at Michigan Tech and the Houghton Community Relay

Relay for Life of Michigan Tech will be co-hosting an event called the Night of Hope with the Houghton Community Relay on April 8th. This event will be in the Rozsa from 5-8pm. This event will be focused on honoring survivors of cancer, and those who have been caregivers for loved ones with cancer. Tickers are $10, and this ticket includes dinner! Students who have survived cancer also have an opportunity to get their ticket sponsored by Aspirus.

There will be a silent auction, Survivor and Caregiver ceremonies, and informative presentations. Students can contact Brooke Basto at bebasto@mtu.edu to purchase a ticket. Please help support the American Cancer Society and all of the work they do to support people after they hear the words “you have cancer.”


CAMPUS NEWS

1885 Flash Sale!

Friday, March 24th at the Campus Store.

We have a few career apparel and more items on our clearance rack and we are marking them down to $18.85! That’s right! Stop in and score a suit jacket or sport coat for under $20!


Looking for Advertising for your Student Organization?

Advertise on Electronic Display Boards outside of the dining halls in Wads and McNair. Send an email to biz-ops@mtu.edu with the information of your event and they’ll work with you to post your event information or even help with designing a graphic!


Volunteers Wanted for Every Color of Eyes Art Project

Anne Beffel, Visual Arts professor with the Department of Visual and Performing Arts, is asking for volunteer participants in her Every Color of Eyes art project. The Every Color of Eyes art project makes visible our differences and our common humanity through the metaphor of eye color. Artist and Professor Anne Beffel, and assistants Rebekka Guyon, Alex Pohl, J.P. Rewer, and Phillip Wildner are gathering eye color samples as the basis of a long scroll painting of color-filled circles.  For more information, follow this link for the press release.


Cesar Chavez Day of Service and Learning Saturday April 1st

Student Activities, the Undergraduate Student Government, and the Center for Diversity and Inclusion are hosting Cesar Chavez Day of Service and Learning, a spring semester day of service similar to the fall semester event, Make a Difference Day.

Cesar Chavez Day of Service and Learning will take place on Saturday, April 1, 2017. Check-in and educational demonstrations about Cesar Chavez will occur on Friday, March 31 in the Memorial Union Building Alumni Lounge from 3:00-5:00pm. If you’re unable to check-in on Friday, we will also have check-in on Saturday, April 1 in the same location from 8:00-10:00am

Volunteer projects will vary but most will happen locally from 10am-12pm. Everyone who participates will receive a free t-shirt for their volunteer efforts!

Please note that each member of your organization/group needs to sign up individually by following this link. FINAL DEADLINE to register is Thursday, March 24 @ 5:00pm

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The Pavlis Honors College is now accepting applications for Fall 2017!

You are eligible to apply if you have 2-4 years remaining on campus. PHC’s Learning Community offers 6 distinct pathways on which students may build their honors program: Global Leadership, Peace Corps Prep, Research Scholars, Enhanced Enterprise Experience (E3 ), New Venture, and Custom Pathway. Most of you at Tech are already doing the things that PHC requires from its graduates. We have a team of faculty and staff from various disciplines that will help you package it into a rewarding and meaningful education that differentiates PHC students from their peers. If you would like to request more information regarding our pathways, email us at honors@mtu.edu.

Applications will be accepted through Sunday, March 26th. However, students who apply early will be given preference. Space is limited.

Make an Impact. Inspire Change. Challenge Yourself. Pavlis Honors College.

Find out why success means more than GPA: honors.mtu.edu.


ATTENTION ALL STUDENTS GRADUATING IN APRIL 2017

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.  

Not only will tributes appear in the commencement program, but they will also be displayed on the new video scoreboard in the ice arena! It’s gonna be crazy!

You have the option to upload a picture with your tribute!   Maybe a special picture of you and your parents?  Spouse?  Best friend? Imagine that person/s sitting in the audience and seeing the photo and tribute appear on the big screen!

Just go to http://www.mtu.edu/classtributes  for program and participation details.  The deadline for tribute submissions is Tuesday, April 4, 2017.

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


Food Pantry Volunteers Needed

Husky Food Access Network (HuskyFAN) is in need of volunteers to keep the food pantry open. The pantry is open from 4 to 6 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday.

Volunteers are needed for any amount of time they are able to offer.

If you’re interested in volunteering, email huskyfan@mtu.edu and you’ll be given more information on training materials and an updated schedule. Contact Whitney Boroski at wmborosk@mtu.eddu with questions.


University Launches CommUNITY Campaign

The CommUNITY campaign is a new campus-wide effort to promote the values set forth in Michigan Tech’s Strategic Plan.
“We Inspire Community” is the first value listed in the Strategic Plan. It states, “We inspire an engaged community that actively seeks improvement through acceptance and understanding.”
The CommUNITY campaign will include promotional materials and programming geared toward raising awareness and promoting actions that reflect these values.
Throughout the year, you will be introduced to multiple ways to engage with this campaign.
For more information contact equity@mtu.edu.


SPORTS & WELLNESS

Upcoming Intramural Events

Entry Deadlines

Spring Volleyball 2’s: Wednesday, March 29 @ 8:00 am
– The tournament will take place on the weekend of March 31 & April 1
– The tournament will take place at the SDC.

Spring Soccer: Friday, March 31 @ 8:00 am
– The tournament will Start April 2
– The tournament will take place at Sherman Field.

Ultimate Frisbee: Friday, March 31 @ 8:00 am
– The tournament will Start April 2
– The tournament will take place at Sherman Field.


HuskiesFit Ultimate Session Punch Card still available!

The Spring semester HuskiesFit Ultimate Session Punch Card is still available. Challenge yourself and your friends the next 30 days with a variety of group fitness classes to choose from. The HuskiesFit Ultimate Session Punch Card expires April 28, 2017!


Register Today for the Doghouse Classic 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament!

Michigan Tech Recreation invites you to take part in the 2017 Doghouse Classic 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament! Grab your fellow classmates, frat brothers or sorority sisters and sign up for the Men’s or Women’s Open today! Cost is $80/team of 4 players. Deadline to register: April 3. Follow this link for more information and how to register.

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Sexual Violence Support Group

T.E.A.L (To Empower And Liberate) is a group that provides support to Michigan Tech Students who have experienced sexual violence including childhood sexual abuse or sexual assault. The group provides support to individuals of recent or past sexual violence in a safe, non-judgmental group. With the help of group support individuals can find understanding, help by sharing their struggles and triumphs with one another, and begin to put their lives back together. Through discussion, support and education we can help one another. This group meets every other Thursday from 6:00pm to 7:30pm. The next meeting is Thursday March 30, 2017 on campus. If you would like more information or to sign up for group, please contact Peggy at Dial Help Inc.psullivan@dailhelp.org TEXT 906-35NEEDS or CALL 800-562-7622


CAREER SERVICES

Graduating Senior Series Part 2

Handling Student Loan Payoff

Graduation is almost here…and so are your student loan payments. Find the best way to handle your student loan pay-offs in this small group conversation.

March 24 | 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM | MUB Ballroom

Gerdau Steel Tour – St Paul, MN

You’re invited on an all-expense paid trip to St. Paul to visit Gerdau’s Long Steel North America facility. We know the best way to learn about career possibilities is to experience it first-hand.

Registration is limited to 30 spots. Reserve yours today.

March 26 – March 28 | 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM

Register Here

Recruiters are still looking for you!

4162   Total # of positions available on HuskyJOBS

Here’s the breakdown

3084 Jobs
985 Internships
34 Fellowships
25 Co-ops
24 Volunteers
We’re here to help you with :

  • Thank You & Follow Up Letters
  • Offer Negotiations
  • Offer Acceptances or Declinations
  • Post Career Fair Job Search Strategies
  • Cover Letters
  • Resume Development
  • Interview Skills
  • Personal Introduction & Networking Skills
  • LinkedIn Profiles

DTE Learning Center Coach & Career Advisor Walk-ins

DTE Learning Center Coach & Career Advisor Appointments

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MICHIGAN TECH LODE NEWSPAPER

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ENTERTAINMENT & ENRICHMENT

 Khana Khazana Combo

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

The menu features:

  • Butter Chicken (India)
  • Cup Corn (Iran)
  • Tofu & Crystal Noodles Soup (China) (V)
  • Fired Banana (Thailand)

Serving is from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday. The cost is $7.95 and includes a fountain beverage. Visit Khana Khazana on Facebook.


This weekend, Film Board presents Passengers

Friday, Feb. 10 —  9:00, 11:30 p.m.
Saturday, Jan. 11 — 2:30, 5:30, 8:30, 11:30 p.m.
Sunday, Jan. 12 — 2:30, 5:30 p.m.

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


St. Patrick’s Day Sale!

Receive 17% off of your entire purchase* if you come into the Campus Store or University Images wearing Green!

Happy Patrick’s Day!
(*some exclusions may apply)


African Night

Saturday, March 18, 2017
Dinner at 6pm, Performances Start at 7pm
Ballroom (A) in the Memorial Union Building, Michigan Tech, Houghton, MI
On Saturday, March 18th, African Student Organization members will be hosting their annual African Night!

Tickets will be sold the week prior to this event in the MUB Commons. Cost is $10.00 for Students and $15.00 for Public/Faculty.

Dinner will be served starting at 6pm, with performances including a cultural fashion show and two special performances by the 1Bi-Okoto Drum & Dance Theatre from Cincinnati, OH, plus more starting at 7pm!
With your ticket, you get your fill of delicious, authentic African food and drinks plus fantastic performances you won’t want to miss!
We hope you all can come and enjoy our African Food and Culture with us!

African Night


WMTU 91.9fm Houghton presents KEWEENAWESOMEFEST 2017

WMTU 91.9fm Houghton’s annual music festival, Keweenawesomefest, is back! Get ready for March 17th and 18th, when 12 awesome acts are going to blow your minds! KFest is happening in McArdle Theater in the Walker Arts & Humanities Building. Doors open at 5:30, music starts at 6:00 and goes until 12:00 midnight. Tickets will be available on campus prior to the event and at the door. Prices are $5 for one night, $8 for the weekend. Get out of the cold and come to Keweenawesomefest 2017!

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Painting for a Purpose with MTU Relay for Life

Painting for a Purpose: MTU Relay for Life is holding a canvas painting event on Monday, March 20th at 7 pm in the MUB. The cost is $7 for students, $10 for adults. At the event, you will receive a canvas and painting supplies. Laurie Stark will be leading the painting and will be walking you through how to make a UP themed canvas. To sign up fill out the following Google form: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSf09EcMceNgc9BcObFAXWKW9Dx_g4R2WS3_7bInVuz6ypUCyg/viewform?usp=sf_link


Peace Corps Prep Information Session

Interested in working abroad, developing intercultural skills, and engaging with community projects? Join us to hear about the new Peace Corps Prep program at Michigan Tech for undergraduates preparing for Peace Corps or similar experiences! The Peace Corps Prep Information Session is TUESDAY, MARCH 21, 4 PM – 5 PM in WADSWORTH HALL, CHERRY ROOM (138W). Apply to the program via mtu.edu/honors/learning-community/apply no later than March 26th. For more information: mtu.edu/honors/learning-community/peace-corps-prep or contact Kari Henquinet.


HuskyLEAD Next Thursday March 23rd

Making a Smooth Organization Transition Thursday, March 23, 6 p.m. – 7 p.m., Alumni Lounge
Don’t leave next year’s officers out in the cold. Come learn the essentials of making a smooth organization transition into the next school year. Remembering just a few items will keep your organization going strong year after year.


Social Justice Lecture Series – Jane Elliot

Who: Jane Elliott

What: Jane Elliott is an activist, educator, and creator of the world famous Blue Eyes/Brown Eyes Exercise.

Where: Fisher 135

When: 3/22 at 5pm

Facebook event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/352524551814839/

Jane Elliot Poster


Rozsa Presents a “Marimba Concert & Poetry Night

What is a Marimba? Think of a very large wooden xylophone, the national instrument of Guatemala. The Rozsa Center and Department of Visual and Performing Arts presents Guatemalan writer Hugo Gordillo, and collaborator Zach l’Italian, who will read selections of Gordillo’s new poems (in Spanish and in English), in a “Marimba Concert & Poetry Night,” on Thursday, March 23 at 6:00 PM in the Rozsa lobby. This event was developed in collaboration with Michigan Tech music students and conducted by Mike Christiansen, Michigan Tech’s Director of Bands. The Marimba Concert and Poetry event are free and all are welcome. The Michigan Tech Marimbist Band will play several marimba selections, arranged by Mike Christianson. This event is the closing reception for ChickenBus: a U.S. Guatemalan experience, an exhibit by VPA faculty member Lisa Gordillo in the Rozsa gallery. Several poems in Hugo Gordillo’s collection inspired the art in this exhibit. The exhibit will be open before and after the concert.


Alpha Delta Alpha Top Chef Event

The sisters of Alpha Delta Alpha welcome you to join us for the ADA version of Top Chef! It’s going to be a night of delicious food, fun and great company! Two separate teams will be asked to create the same dish, and at the end, the dishes will be judged by one of our sisters. So grab a friend, and head on down to the DHH kitchenette on Thursday, March 23rd at 5 p.m. We hope to see you there!

For more information, please contact Alex at aovansum@mtu.edu.


Celebrate Norooz, Iranian New Year, with the Iranian Community at Michigan Tech

Iranian Community at Michigan Tech is celebrating the Iranian New Year (Norooz) for the fourth time, on Michigan Tech Campus. Last year, President Mroz and the Provost attended our Norooz event, for the first time. I would like to share the information about this year’s event with you:

Date and Time: Saturday March 25th, 6:00 – 9:00 PM
Location: MUB Ballroom
Tickets: March 20 to 24, 11:00-14:00, at MUB Commons
(Students: $12, Non-students: $15)

Contact: ircom@mtu.edu

This year’s Norooz event features Iranian banquet, dance performances, live music, and standup comedy, followed by one hour of after-party.
Our special guest performer for this year is:

Dr. Lily Afshar, a world-class guitarist, from Memphis, TN

She is a Professor of Guitar, at the Rudi E. Scheidt School of Music, University of Memphis, and the first woman in the world to be awarded a Doctor of Music in Guitar Performance in 1989. (Click for full biography)

She is also doing a Master Class at MTU, on March 24th. (FB event page)

 


Celebrate 50 Years of Jazz at Michigan Tech

Join us in celebrating “50 Years Of Great Jazz At Michigan Tech – The Gold Standard”, at our annual Don Keranen Memorial Concert, the final jazz concert of our performance season, on Saturday, March 25, 7:30 PM at the Rozsa Center. There will be a reception following the concert in the Rozsa Lobby.

According to Mike Irish, Director of Jazz Studies at Michigan Tech, “Don originated the Jazz Lab Band in 1967, and since then, it has grown into one of the most respected non-major jazz programs in the country…We have so much to be thankful for from these 50 years! We hope that you enjoy this evening’s concert on many levels. Please join us for a reception in the Rozsa lobby following the concert!

For more details, please see the attached press release. There are also a few pictures attached for your use. Please contact me with questions about photos, if any.


Apply for Study Abroad through International Programs and Services!

Adventure is calling, HOWL back! Have you wanted to spend your time in a warmer climate this winter? Or have you just wanted to try something new? If so, you may want to consider study abroad. Michigan Tech offers a wide variety of study abroad programs that are suited for any type of student. Just imagine, next fall or spring you could be enjoying your time in the sun on the beach, hiking in the mountains, or experiencing the night life of the city.

There is still time to apply for the fall semester! The deadline is April 1st. If you have any questions please email studyabroad@mtu.edu, or visit us at our Study Abroad 101 meetings in Admin 200 on Tuesdays at 11:00am or Thursdays at 2:00 pm.

Howl Back


Upper Peninsula – NE Wisconsin ACS Student Research Symposium

The UP Local section of the American Chemical Society is hosting its annual student research symposium on March 25, at the campus of Northern Michigan University in Marquette.
This event has been a great opportunity for undergrad and graduate students to present their chemistry-related research in a relaxed, poster-style format. This has been a great event in the past, where we get lots of participation from many different academic departments.
Cash prizes will be awarded, similar to previous years!

How to participate: Register for the event at the website: https://goo.gl/forms/7IPbjm9Dm7u10tIh1
There is also a link on the UP Local section website: http://upls.sites.acs.org/
Questions? Email Robert Handler at rhandler@mtu.edu


The Houghton-Hancock Rotaract Club is excited to present the Modern Manhattan Gala themed Charity Ball on Saturday April 1 at the Continental Fire Co. from 7:00 to 11:30 pm.

All proceeds from ticket sales will be given to the Barbara Kettle Gundlach Shelter, which offers victims of domestic violence, and their children, temporary shelter and provides counseling to achieve safety and find resources to escape violence and abuse. All services are free and confidential.

– DJ and live performances from the MTU Dance Team and Swing Dance Club

– Hors d’oeuvres and cash bar available

– Photo booth and prize giveaway!
Tickets are $10 for students and $20 for community members. They can be purchased in MUB 106 on the MTU campus at the Rotaract desk from 10 am to 3 pm Monday-Thursday, or online at rotaractcb17.eventbrite.com*. *Processing fees apply if purchased online.


Speaker and Author Aspen Matis

Mark your calendar to attend speaker and author Aspen Matis on Wednesday, April 5, 2017 in Fisher Hall, Room 135 at 8 PM. A book signing will take place after the event. Please download and share the Aspen Matis event poster!

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.” www.aspen-matis.com

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

This event is sponsored by Michigan Tech’s Office of the President, Institutional Equity and Inclusion/Title IX, Student Affairs and Advancement, Center for Diversity and Inclusion, Visiting Women & Minority Lecturer/Scholar Series, Academic and Community Conduct, Human Resources, Housing and Residential Life, Student Health and Wellness, Athletics and Recreation, Order of Omega, and Panhellenic Council.

If you have a question about this event, please contact Beth Lunde-Stockero, Title IX Coordinator, at titleix@mtu.edu.


Night of Hope sponsored by Relay for Life at Michigan Tech and the Houghton Community Relay

Relay for Life of Michigan Tech will be co-hosting an event called the Night of Hope with the Houghton Community Relay on April 8th. This event will be in the Rozsa from 5-8pm. This event will be focused on honoring survivors of cancer, and those who have been caregivers for loved ones with cancer. Tickers are $10, and this ticket includes dinner! Students who have survived cancer also have an opportunity to get their ticket sponsored by Aspirus.

There will be a silent auction, Survivor and Caregiver ceremonies, and informative presentations. Students can contact Brooke Basto at bebasto@mtu.edu to purchase a ticket. Please help support the American Cancer Society and all of the work they do to support people after they hear the words “you have cancer.”


CAMPUS NEWS

Looking for Advertising for your Student Organization?

Advertise on Electronic Display Boards outside of the dining halls in Wads and McNair. Send an email to biz-ops@mtu.edu with the information of your event and they’ll work with you to post your event information or even help with designing a graphic!


Winter Carnival 2017 Survey

Winter Carnival has come to a close, and Blue Key would like to know how it went!  Blue Key is constantly working to improve Winter Carnival, and this survey is crucial for us to get feedback on what went well, and what went poorly.  Take a few minutes to let us know how Winter Carnival was this year!  You can find this year’s Winter Carnival survey here: http://baseline.campuslabs.com/mtu/wintercarnival


Winter Carnival Apparel

All Winter Carnival Apparel is now 75% off at the Campus Store and University Images.


Michigan Tech Choirs Present Benefit Concert: Music for a Sacred Space

Please join us for an evening of sacred choral music presented in its natural habitat, the local treasure that is the magnificent space of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Lake Linden. The concert will feature music of many different countries and cultures, with devotional music ranging from South Africa, Germany, England, Canada, and 19th-century America. The Michigan Tech Concert Choir and conScience: Michigan Tech Chamber Singers, Jared Anderson, Conductor, present Music for a Sacred Space on Sunday, March 19, 2017 at 7:30 PM at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Lake Linden.


Cesar Chavez Day of Service and Learning Saturday April 1st

Student Activities, the Undergraduate Student Government, and the Center for Diversity and Inclusion are hosting Cesar Chavez Day of Service and Learning, a spring semester day of service similar to the fall semester event, Make a Difference Day.

Cesar Chavez Day of Service and Learning will take place on Saturday, April 1, 2017. Check-in and educational demonstrations about Cesar Chavez will occur on Friday, March 31 in the Memorial Union Building Alumni Lounge from 3:00-5:00pm. If you’re unable to check-in on Friday, we will also have check-in on Saturday, April 1 in the same location from 8:00-10:00am

Volunteer projects will vary but most will happen locally from 10am-12pm. Everyone who participates will receive a free t-shirt for their volunteer efforts!

Please note that each member of your organization/group needs to sign up individually by following this link. FINAL DEADLINE to register is Thursday, March 23 @ 3:00pm

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The Pavlis Honors College is now accepting applications for Fall 2017!

You are eligible to apply if you have 2-4 years remaining on campus. PHC’s Learning Community offers 6 distinct pathways on which students may build their honors program: Global Leadership, Peace Corps Prep, Research Scholars, Enhanced Enterprise Experience (E3 ), New Venture, and Custom Pathway. Most of you at Tech are already doing the things that PHC requires from its graduates. We have a team of faculty and staff from various disciplines that will help you package it into a rewarding and meaningful education that differentiates PHC students from their peers. If you would like to request more information regarding our pathways, email us at honors@mtu.edu.

Applications will be accepted through Sunday, March 26th. However, students who apply early will be given preference. Space is limited.

Make an Impact. Inspire Change. Challenge Yourself. Pavlis Honors College.

Find out why success means more than GPA: honors.mtu.edu.


ATTENTION ALL STUDENTS GRADUATING IN APRIL 2017

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.  

Not only will tributes appear in the commencement program, but they will also be displayed on the new video scoreboard in the ice arena! It’s gonna be crazy!

You have the option to upload a picture with your tribute!   Maybe a special picture of you and your parents?  Spouse?  Best friend? Imagine that person/s sitting in the audience and seeing the photo and tribute appear on the big screen!

Just go to http://www.mtu.edu/classtributes  for program and participation details.  The deadline for tribute submissions is Tuesday, April 4, 2017.

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


Food Pantry Volunteers Needed

Husky Food Access Network (HuskyFAN) is in need of volunteers to keep the food pantry open. The pantry is open from 4 to 6 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday.

Volunteers are needed for any amount of time they are able to offer.

If you’re interested in volunteering, email huskyfan@mtu.edu and you’ll be given more information on training materials and an updated schedule. Contact Whitney Boroski at wmborosk@mtu.eddu with questions.


University Launches CommUNITY Campaign

The CommUNITY campaign is a new campus-wide effort to promote the values set forth in Michigan Tech’s Strategic Plan.
“We Inspire Community” is the first value listed in the Strategic Plan. It states, “We inspire an engaged community that actively seeks improvement through acceptance and understanding.”
The CommUNITY campaign will include promotional materials and programming geared toward raising awareness and promoting actions that reflect these values.
Throughout the year, you will be introduced to multiple ways to engage with this campaign.
For more information contact equity@mtu.edu.


SPORTS & WELLNESS

Upcoming Intramural Events

Entry Deadlines

Swim Meet: Monday, March 20 @ 5:00 pm
– The meet will take place on Tuesday, March 21
– The meet will take place at SDC pool

Soccer-Tennis: Wednesday, March 22 @ 8:00 am
– The tournament will take place on the weekend of March 25 & 26
– The tournament will take place at the Gates Tennis Center

Spring Volleyball 2’s: Wednesday, March 29 @ 8:00 am
– The tournament will take place on the weekend of March 31 & April 1
– The tournament will take place at the SDC.

Spring Soccer: Friday, March 31 @ 8:00 am
– The tournament will Start April 2
– The tournament will take place at Sherman Field.

Ultimate Frisbee: Friday, March 31 @ 8:00 am
– The tournament will Start April 2
– The tournament will take place at Sherman Field.


Several adult HuskiesFit Program classes will begin their second session within the next few weeks.

Sign yourself up for one of the following today:

– Aikido with Mark begins Monday, March 6

– Belly Dance for Fitness with Allison begins Thursday, March 16

– Meet at the Barre with Allison begins Thursday, March 16

– Mindfulness Level 2: Advanced Course with Kim begins Tuesday, March 7

– POUND with Rochelle begins Saturday, March 11, and Sunday March 12

– Muay Thai with Gary begins in March

– TRX with Kelly begins Monday, March 13, and Friday, March 17

For more information, visit Adult HuskiesFit Programs.


Register Today for the Doghouse Classic 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament!

Michigan Tech Recreation invites you to take part in the 2017 Doghouse Classic 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament! Grab your fellow classmates, frat brothers or sorority sisters and sign up for the Men’s or Women’s Open today! Cost is $80/team of 4 players. Deadline to register: April 3. Follow this link for more information and how to register.

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Sexual Violence Support Group

T.E.A.L (To Empower And Liberate) is a group that provides support to Michigan Tech Students who have experienced sexual violence including childhood sexual abuse or sexual assault. The group provides support to individuals of recent or past sexual violence in a safe, non-judgmental group. With the help of group support individuals can find understanding, help by sharing their struggles and triumphs with one another, and begin to put their lives back together. Through discussion, support and education we can help one another. This group meets every other Thursday from 6:00pm to 7:30pm. The next meeting is Thursday March 30, 2017 on campus. If you would like more information or to sign up for group, please contact Peggy at Dial Help Inc.psullivan@dailhelp.org TEXT 906-35NEEDS or CALL 800-562-7622


CAREER SERVICES

Graduating Senior Series Part 2

Handling Student Loan Payoff

Graduation is almost here…and so are your student loan payments. Find the best way to handle your student loan pay-offs in this small group conversation.

March 24 | 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM | MUB Ballroom

Gerdau Steel Tour – St Paul, MN

You’re invited on an all-expense paid trip to St. Paul to visit Gerdau’s Long Steel North America facility. We know the best way to learn about career possibilities is to experience it first-hand.

Registration is limited to 30 spots. Reserve yours today.

March 26 – March 28 | 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM

Register Here

Recruiters are still looking for you!

4162   Total # of positions available on HuskyJOBS

Here’s the breakdown

3084 Jobs
985 Internships
34 Fellowships
25 Co-ops
24 Volunteers
We’re here to help you with :

  • Thank You & Follow Up Letters
  • Offer Negotiations
  • Offer Acceptances or Declinations
  • Post Career Fair Job Search Strategies
  • Cover Letters
  • Resume Development
  • Interview Skills
  • Personal Introduction & Networking Skills
  • LinkedIn Profiles

DTE Learning Center Coach & Career Advisor Walk-ins

DTE Learning Center Coach & Career Advisor Appointments

 

 

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Michigan Tech LODE & Student News Briefs, 3/10/17

MICHIGAN TECH LODE NEWSPAPER

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ENTERTAINMENT & ENRICHMENT

PHC Speaker Series

Victor Vukorpa, a Senior Master Black Belt in Six Sigma at Whirlpool Corporation and Senior Lead of Whirlpool’s Global Operational Excellence (OPEX) program, will be sharing his experiences with Tech via Google Hangouts on Monday, March 13th in DOW 642 at 4pm. His rpassion is teaching, mentoring, and applying Six Sigma and Lean concepts and tools to solve technical problems. He became a Whirlpool certified Black Belt in 1998 and a certified Master Black Belt in 2004. Mr. Vukorpa received his BSME from Michigan Technological University in 1982 and he received his MSME from Western Michigan University in 1993.

Save the date for this exciting discussion. All faculty, staff and students are welcome to attend. Light snacks and refreshments will be served.

VicVukorpa


Humane Society event with Alpha Delta Alpha

Join the sisters of Alpha Delta Alpha for a trip to the Humane Society on Wednesday, March 15 at 4 pm.

Rides will be available from Wads, leaving at 3:55 pm.

For more information contact, Alex at aovansum@mtu.edu


African Night

Saturday, March 18, 2017
Dinner at 6pm, Performances Start at 8pm
Ballroom (A) in the Memorial Union Building, Michigan Tech, Houghton, MI
On Saturday, March 18th, African Student Organization members will be hosting their annual African Night! Tickets will be sold the week prior to this event in the MUB Commons. Cost is $10.00 for Students and $15.00 for Public/Faculty. Dinner will be served starting at 6pm, with performances including a cultural fashion show and two special performances by the 1Bi-Okoto Drum & Dance Theatre from Cincinnati, OH, plus more starting at 8pm!
With your ticket, you get your fill of delicious, authentic African food and drinks plus fantastic performances you won’t want to miss!
We hope you all can come and enjoy our African Food and Culture with us!

African Night


WMTU 91.9fm Houghton presents KEWEENAWESOMEFEST 2017

WMTU 91.9fm Houghton’s annual music festival, Keweenawesomefest, is back! Get ready for March 17th and 18th, when 12 awesome acts are going to blow your minds! KFest is happening in McArdle Theater in the Walker Arts & Humanities Building. Doors open at 5:30, music starts at 6:00 and goes until 12:00 midnight. Tickets will be available on campus prior to the event and at the door. Prices are $5 for one night, $8 for the weekend. Get out of the cold and come to Keweenawesomefest 2017!

kfest2017


Social Justice Lecture Series – Jane Elliot

Who: Jane Elliott

What: Jane Elliott is an activist, educator, and creator of the world famous Blue Eyes/Brown Eyes Exercise.

Where: Fisher 135

When: 3/22 at 5pm

Facebook event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/352524551814839/

Jane Elliot Poster


Apply for Study Abroad through International Programs and Services!

Adventure is calling, HOWL back! Have you wanted to spend your time in a warmer climate this winter? Or have you just wanted to try something new? If so, you may want to consider study abroad. Michigan Tech offers a wide variety of study abroad programs that are suited for any type of student. Just imagine, next fall or spring you could be enjoying your time in the sun on the beach, hiking in the mountains, or experiencing the night life of the city.

There is still time to apply for the fall semester! The deadline is April 1st. If you have any questions please email studyabroad@mtu.edu, or visit us at our Study Abroad 101 meetings in Admin 200 on Tuesdays at 11:00am or Thursdays at 2:00 pm.

Howl Back


Apply to Win a Full Tuition Scholarship to Study in Ireland

Do you want to study abroad in an English speaking country on a scholarship? Go Overseas is handing out 15 undergraduate and 11 postgraduate full-tuition scholarships for people going to Ireland. For more information please email studyabroad@mtu.edu

GoOverseas Ireland Scholarship


Upper Peninsula – NE Wisconsin ACS Student Research Symposium

The UP Local section of the American Chemical Society is hosting its annual student research symposium on March 25, at the campus of Northern Michigan University in Marquette.
This event has been a great opportunity for undergrad and graduate students to present their chemistry-related research in a relaxed, poster-style format. This has been a great event in the past, where we get lots of participation from many different academic departments.
Cash prizes will be awarded, similar to previous years!

How to participate: Register for the event at the website: https://goo.gl/forms/7IPbjm9Dm7u10tIh1
There is also a link on the UP Local section website: http://upls.sites.acs.org/
Questions? Email Robert Handler at rhandler@mtu.edu


CAMPUS NEWS

Looking for Advertising for your Student Organization?

Advertise on Electronic Display Boards outside of the dining halls in Wads and McNair. Send an email to biz-ops@mtu.edu with the information of your event and they’ll work with you to post your event information or even help with designing a graphic!


Winter Carnival 2017 Survey

Winter Carnival has come to a close, and Blue Key would like to know how it went!  Blue Key is constantly working to improve Winter Carnival, and this survey is crucial for us to get feedback on what went well, and what went poorly.  Take a few minutes to let us know how Winter Carnival was this year!  You can find this year’s Winter Carnival survey here: http://baseline.campuslabs.com/mtu/wintercarnival


Winter Carnival Apparel

All Winter Carnival Apparel is now 50% off at the Campus Store and University Images.


Michigan Tech Choirs Present Benefit Concert: Music for a Sacred Space

Please join us for an evening of sacred choral music presented in its natural habitat, the local treasure that is the magnificent space of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Lake Linden. The concert will feature music of many different countries and cultures, with devotional music ranging from South Africa, Germany, England, Canada, and 19th-century America. The Michigan Tech Concert Choir and conScience: Michigan Tech Chamber Singers, Jared Anderson, Conductor, present Music for a Sacred Space on Sunday, March 19, 2017 at 7:30 PM at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Lake Linden.


Seeking Nominations for the 23rd Annual 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 23rd Annual Student Leadership Awards Ceremony at 6:00 PM, Friday, April 14, 2017, 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 http://www.mtu.edu/student-affairs/interests/awards/. For each individual award, simple click on the award title, then complete and submit the nomination form.

Nominations for all other Student Leadership Awards are due by 5:00 PM, Wednesday, March 15, 2017.

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

Questions concerning any of the awards can be directed to Jonathan Davey, Student Activities, at 487-2831 or jrdavey@mtu.edu.


The Pavlis Honors College is now accepting applications for Fall 2017!

You are eligible to apply if you have 2-4 years remaining on campus. PHC’s Learning Community offers 6 distinct pathways on which students may build their honors program: Global Leadership, Peace Corps Prep, Research Scholars, Enhanced Enterprise Experience (E3 ), New Venture, and Custom Pathway. Most of you at Tech are already doing the things that PHC requires from its graduates. We have a team of faculty and staff from various disciplines that will help you package it into a rewarding and meaningful education that differentiates PHC students from their peers. If you would like to request more information regarding our pathways, email us at honors@mtu.edu.

Applications will be accepted through Sunday, March 26th. However, students who apply early will be given preference. Space is limited.

Make an Impact. Inspire Change. Challenge Yourself. Pavlis Honors College.

Find out why success means more than GPA: honors.mtu.edu.


Food Pantry Volunteers Needed

Husky Food Access Network (HuskyFAN) is in need of volunteers to keep the food pantry open. The pantry is open from 4 to 6 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday.

Volunteers are needed for any amount of time they are able to offer.

If you’re interested in volunteering, email huskyfan@mtu.edu and you’ll be given more information on training materials and an updated schedule. Contact Whitney Boroski at wmborosk@mtu.eddu with questions.


University Launches CommUNITY Campaign

The CommUNITY campaign is a new campus-wide effort to promote the values set forth in Michigan Tech’s Strategic Plan.
“We Inspire Community” is the first value listed in the Strategic Plan. It states, “We inspire an engaged community that actively seeks improvement through acceptance and understanding.”
The CommUNITY campaign will include promotional materials and programming geared toward raising awareness and promoting actions that reflect these values.
Throughout the year, you will be introduced to multiple ways to engage with this campaign.
For more information contact equity@mtu.edu.


COMMUNITY NEWS

UP Health System Great Bear Chase Ski Race

The UP Health System Great Bear Chase ski race will take place on Saturday, March 11th at Swedetown Trails in Calumet. The race committee is looking for student groups who would be willing to help out. The Great Bear Chase Committee will make a financial donation to any student group who volunteers!

Volunteers are needed on Saturday, March 11th to help with aid stations, registration, parking, finish line (bag attendant, finish line attendant, back-up timing), awards, result printing and  banquet. Shifts are at various times throughout the day.

If you are interested in volunteering as an organization (and receive a financial donation!!), please contact Laura Bulleit (lbulleit@mtu.edu) with the name of your organization, the name of students willing to volunteer, and the time preference (early morning, mid morning, afternoon, etc) for volunteering.

Students are also welcome to volunteer on their own as individuals. To volunteer as an individual, please click on the link below and complete the short form.

http://www.greatbearchase.com/volunteer/


SPORTS & WELLNESS

Upcoming Intramural Events

Entry Deadlines

Dodgeball: Wednesday, March 15 @ 8:00 am
– Tournament will be on Saturday, March 18
– Tournament will take place at SDC

Swim Meet: Monday, March 20 @ 5:00 pm
– The meet will take place on Tuesday, March 21
– The meet will take place at SDC pool

Soccer-Tennis: Wednesday, March 22 @ 8:00 am
– The tournament will take place on the weekend of March 25 & 26
– The tournament will take place at the Gates Tennis Center

Spring Volleyball 2’s: Wednesday, March 29 @ 8:00 am
– The tournament will take place on the weekend of March 31 & April 1
– The tournament will take place at the SDC.

Spring Soccer: Friday, March 31 @ 8:00 am
– The tournament will Start April 2
– The tournament will take place at Sherman Field.

Ultimate Frisbee: Friday, March 31 @ 8:00 am
– The tournament will Start April 2
– The tournament will take place at Sherman Field.

 


Spring Break SDC Schedule

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SDC Spring Break Building Hours

The Student Development Complex will have reduced hours over Spring Break, March 4 through March 11. Regular hours will resume Sunday, March 12.


Register Today for the Doghouse Classic 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament!

Michigan Tech Recreation invites you to take part in the 2017 Doghouse Classic 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament! Grab your fellow classmates, frat brothers or sorority sisters and sign up for the Men’s or Women’s Open today! Cost is $80/team of 4 players. Deadline to register: April 3. Follow this link for more information and how to register.

DoghouseSlider


Sexual Violence Support Group

 

T.E.A.L (To Empower And Liberate) is a group that provides support to Michigan Tech Students who have experienced sexual violence including childhood sexual abuse or sexual assault. The group provides support to individuals of recent or past sexual violence in a safe, non-judgmental group. With the help of group support individuals can find understanding, help by sharing their struggles and triumphs with one another, and begin to put their lives back together. Through discussion, support and education we can help one another. This group meets every other Thursday from 6:00pm to 7:30pm. The next meeting is Thursday March 15, 2017 on campus. If you would like more information or to sign up for group, please contact Peggy at Dial Help Inc.psullivan@dailhelp.org TEXT 906-35NEEDS or CALL 800-562-7622

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MICHIGAN TECH LODE NEWSPAPER

mtulode.com/


ENTERTAINMENT & ENRICHMENT

 Khana Khazana Korean

Khana Khazana Serving Korean food this Friday

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

The menu features:

  • Korean Rice Ball
  • Chapchae
  • Korean Pickle

Serving is from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday. The cost is $7.95 and includes a fountain beverage. Visit Khana Khazana on Facebook.


8th Annual CopperDog Race

Kick off your Spring Break on Friday, March 3rd by joining IPS at the famous CopperDog 150 dogsled race in Historic Downtown Calumet, Michigan. We will cheer on the racers and dogs at the start of their three day, 135 mile journey from Calumet to Copper Harbor and back. Our bus leaves the MUB bus stop at 5:30 pm and returns to campus at 8:30 pm.

Cost is $5.00 per person (non-refundable) and limited seats are available — sign up now! Contact IPS at 906-487-2160 or ips@mtu.edu with any questions.

The CopperDog trip kicks off our IPS Spring Break Staycation – more events to be announced soon!


PHC Speaker Series

Victor Vukorpa, a Senior Master Black Belt in Six Sigma at Whirlpool Corporation and Senior Lead of Whirlpool’s Global Operational Excellence (OPEX) program, will be sharing his experiences with Tech via Google Hangouts on Monday, March 13th in DOW 642 at 4pm. His rpassion is teaching, mentoring, and applying Six Sigma and Lean concepts and tools to solve technical problems. He became a Whirlpool certified Black Belt in 1998 and a certified Master Black Belt in 2004. Mr. Vukorpa received his BSME from Michigan Technological University in 1982 and he received his MSME from Western Michigan University in 1993.

Save the date for this exciting discussion. All faculty, staff and students are welcome to attend. Light snacks and refreshments will be served.

VicVukorpa


Humane Society event with Alpha Delta Alpha

Join the sisters of Alpha Delta Alpha for a trip to the Humane Society on Wednesday, March 15 at 4 pm.

Rides will be available from Wads, leaving at 3:55 pm.

For more information contact, Alex at aovansum@mtu.edu


WMTU 91.9fm Houghton presents KEWEENAWESOMEFEST 2017

WMTU 91.9fm Houghton’s annual music festival, Keweenawesomefest, is back! Get ready for March 17th and 18th, when 12 awesome acts are going to blow your minds! KFest is happening in McArdle Theater in the Walker Arts & Humanities Building. Doors open at 5:30, music starts at 6:00 and goes until 12:00 midnight. Tickets will be available on campus prior to the event and at the door. Prices are $5 for one night, $8 for the weekend. Get out of the cold and come to Keweenawesomefest 2017!

kfest2017


Social Justice Lecture Series – Jane Elliot

Who: Jane Elliott

What: Jane Elliott is an activist, educator, and creator of the world famous Blue Eyes/Brown Eyes Exercise.

Where: Fisher 135

When: 3/22 at 5pm

Facebook event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/352524551814839/

Jane Elliot Poster


Apply for Study Abroad through International Programs and Services!

Adventure is calling, HOWL back! Have you wanted to spend your time in a warmer climate this winter? Or have you just wanted to try something new? If so, you may want to consider study abroad. Michigan Tech offers a wide variety of study abroad programs that are suited for any type of student. Just imagine, next fall or spring you could be enjoying your time in the sun on the beach, hiking in the mountains, or experiencing the night life of the city.

There is still time to apply for the fall semester! The deadline is April 1st. If you have any questions please email studyabroad@mtu.edu, or visit us at our Study Abroad 101 meetings in Admin 200 on Tuesdays at 11:00am or Thursdays at 2:00 pm.

Howl Back


Apply to Win a Full Tuition Scholarship to Study in Ireland

Do you want to study abroad in an English speaking country on a scholarship? Go Overseas is handing out 15 undergraduate and 11 postgraduate full-tuition scholarships for people going to Ireland. For more information please email studyabroad@mtu.edu

GoOverseas Ireland Scholarship


Upper Peninsula – NE Wisconsin ACS Student Research Symposium

The UP Local section of the American Chemical Society is hosting its annual student research symposium on March 25, at the campus of Northern Michigan University in Marquette.
This event has been a great opportunity for undergrad and graduate students to present their chemistry-related research in a relaxed, poster-style format. This has been a great event in the past, where we get lots of participation from many different academic departments.
Cash prizes will be awarded, similar to previous years!

How to participate: Register for the event at the website: https://goo.gl/forms/7IPbjm9Dm7u10tIh1
There is also a link on the UP Local section website: http://upls.sites.acs.org/
Questions? Email Robert Handler at rhandler@mtu.edu


CAMPUS NEWS

Winter Carnival 2017 Survey

Winter Carnival has come to a close, and Blue Key would like to know how it went!  Blue Key is constantly working to improve Winter Carnival, and this survey is crucial for us to get feedback on what went well, and what went poorly.  Take a few minutes to let us know how Winter Carnival was this year!  You can find this year’s Winter Carnival survey here: http://baseline.campuslabs.com/mtu/wintercarnival


Winter Carnival Apparel

All Winter Carnival Apparel is now 50% off at the Campus Store and University Images.


Seeking Nominations for the 23rd Annual 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 23rd Annual Student Leadership Awards Ceremony at 6:00 PM, Friday, April 14, 2017, 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 http://www.mtu.edu/student-affairs/interests/awards/. For each individual award, simple click on the award title, then complete and submit the nomination form.

Nominations for all other Student Leadership Awards are due by 5:00 PM, Wednesday, March 15, 2017.

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

Questions concerning any of the awards can be directed to Jonathan Davey, Student Activities, at 487-2831 or jrdavey@mtu.edu.


The Pavlis Honors College is now accepting applications for Fall 2017!

You are eligible to apply if you have 2-4 years remaining on campus. PHC’s Learning Community offers 6 distinct pathways on which students may build their honors program: Global Leadership, Peace Corps Prep, Research Scholars, Enhanced Enterprise Experience (E3 ), New Venture, and Custom Pathway. Most of you at Tech are already doing the things that PHC requires from its graduates. We have a team of faculty and staff from various disciplines that will help you package it into a rewarding and meaningful education that differentiates PHC students from their peers. If you would like to request more information regarding our pathways, email us at honors@mtu.edu.

Applications will be accepted through Sunday, March 26th. However, students who apply early will be given preference. Space is limited.

Make an Impact. Inspire Change. Challenge Yourself. Pavlis Honors College.

Find out why success means more than GPA: honors.mtu.edu.


Food Pantry Volunteers Needed

Husky Food Access Network (HuskyFAN) is in need of volunteers to keep the food pantry open. The pantry is open from 4 to 6 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday.

Volunteers are needed for any amount of time they are able to offer.

If you’re interested in volunteering, email huskyfan@mtu.edu and you’ll be given more information on training materials and an updated schedule. Contact Whitney Boroski at wmborosk@mtu.eddu with questions.


University Launches CommUNITY Campaign

The CommUNITY campaign is a new campus-wide effort to promote the values set forth in Michigan Tech’s Strategic Plan.
“We Inspire Community” is the first value listed in the Strategic Plan. It states, “We inspire an engaged community that actively seeks improvement through acceptance and understanding.”
The CommUNITY campaign will include promotional materials and programming geared toward raising awareness and promoting actions that reflect these values.
Throughout the year, you will be introduced to multiple ways to engage with this campaign.
For more information contact equity@mtu.edu.


COMMUNITY NEWS

UP Health System Great Bear Chase Ski Race

The UP Health System Great Bear Chase ski race will take place on Saturday, March 11th at Swedetown Trails in Calumet. The race committee is looking for student groups who would be willing to help out. The Great Bear Chase Committee will make a financial donation to any student group who volunteers!

Volunteers are needed on Saturday, March 11th to help with aid stations, registration, parking, finish line (bag attendant, finish line attendant, back-up timing), awards, result printing and  banquet. Shifts are at various times throughout the day.

If you are interested in volunteering as an organization (and receive a financial donation!!), please contact Laura Bulleit (lbulleit@mtu.edu) with the name of your organization, the name of students willing to volunteer, and the time preference (early morning, mid morning, afternoon, etc) for volunteering.

Students are also welcome to volunteer on their own as individuals. To volunteer as an individual, please click on the link below and complete the short form.

http://www.greatbearchase.com/volunteer/


SPORTS & WELLNESS

Upcoming Intramural Events

Entry Deadlines
Dodgeball: Wednesday, March 15 @ 8:00 am
– Tournament will be on Saturday, March 18
– Tournament will take place at SDC

Swim Meet: Monday, March 20 @ 5:00 pm
– The meet will take place on Tuesday, March 21
– The meet will take place at SDC pool

Soccer Tennis: Wednesday, March 22 @ 8:00 am
– The tournament will take place on the weekend of March 25 & 26
– The tournament will take place at the Gates Tennis Center

 


Spring Break SDC Schedule

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SDC Spring Break Building Hours

The Student Development Complex will have reduced hours over Spring Break, March 4 through March 11. Regular hours will resume Sunday, March 12.


Register Today for the Doghouse Classic 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament!

Michigan Tech Recreation invites you to take part in the 2017 Doghouse Classic 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament! Grab your fellow classmates, frat brothers or sorority sisters and sign up for the Men’s or Women’s Open today! Cost is $80/team of 4 players. Deadline to register: April 3. Follow this link for more information and how to register.

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Sexual Violence Support Group

T.E.A.L (To Empower And Liberate) is a group that provides support to Michigan Tech Students who have experienced sexual violence including childhood sexual abuse or sexual assault. Our group provides support to individuals of recent or past sexual violence in a safe, non-judgmental group. With the help of group support individuals can find understanding and help by sharing their struggles and triumphs with one another and begin to put their lives back together.

T.E.A.L meets every other Thursday from 6:00pm to 7:30pm starting January 19, 2017 on campus. Through discussion, support and education we can help one another.

If you would like more information or to sign up for group, please contact Peggy at Dial Help Inc.

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Michigan Tech LODE & Student News Briefs, 2/24/17

MICHIGAN TECH LODE NEWSPAPER

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ENTERTAINMENT & ENRICHMENT

 Khana Khazana Chinese

Khana Khazana Serving Chinese food this Friday

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

The menu features:

  • Potato Stewed Pork Ribs
  • Dry Pot Cauliflower (V)
  • Hot & Sour Potato Silk
  • Chinese Green Bean Soup

Serving is from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday. The cost is $7.95 and includes a fountain beverage. Visit Khana Khazana on Facebook.


Movie Night

The Graduate Student Government and the Film Board invite you to the Movie Night this friday February 24 in Fisher 135. Two movies will be screened through the evening, and entry to both are FREE! Can think of something better? Dinner will be provided between the two movie screenings.

The event starts at 5.30 PM with the screening of “Captain Fantastic” followed by a brief discussion on the topic “My Family is Better Than Your Family”. Free popcorn and soda will be provided to the first 100 attendees for this movie. The discussion will be moderated by Willam Lytle and Melissa Michaelson. At 9 PM, the second movie “Apollo 13” will be screened.

For further information, please see the poster. If you have questions, please contact GSG at gsg@mtu.edu.

GSG-FB Movie Night 2017


This weekend, Film Board presents Apollo 13

Friday, Feb. 10 —  9:00, 11:30 p.m.
Saturday, Jan. 11 — 2:30, 5:30, 8:30, 11:30 p.m.
Sunday, Jan. 12 — 2:30, 5:30 p.m.

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


Board Games with Alpha Delta Alpha

Join the sisters of Alpha Delta Alpha playing board games at their house!

Thursday, March 2nd at 5:30 pm

Rides will be available from Wads lobby, departing at 5:25

For more information contact, Alex at aovansum@mtu.edu


Alpha Xi Zeta Euchre RUSH

Friday Feb. 24 8pm
At our house – 224 Blanche St
Rides available from wads lobby
Contact Joslyn 231-299-5013

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Get to know your SWEsters!

What: SWE General Meeting – Get to know your SWEsters!
When: Wednesday (3/1) from 6-7pm
Where: M&M U115
Details: We will be playing get to know you bingo as well as Minute to Win It games (involving snacks) and prizes for the winners. This is a great meeting to come to if you have never been to a SWE meeting. We will also start talking about elections for next year so if you are interested in becoming more involved now is the time to learn how.


Tech Theatre Presents Hilarious “Game Show” Play: “Sexual Perversity in Chicago”

Sexual Perversity in Chicago, a play opening this week in Michigan Tech’s McArdle Theatre, will be presented as a hilarious on-stage “game show,” using mature and graphic language to reveal the awkwardness, heartache and humor of American sexual behavior.

Performance dates are ThursdaySaturday, February 16 – 18 and 23 – 35, 7:30 PM each night, in the McArdle Theatre.

Tickets are on sale now, $13 for adults, $5 for youth, and no charge for Michigan Tech students with the Experience Tech fee. Tickets are available by phone at (906) 487-2073, online at Rozsa.mtu.edu, in person at the Central Ticketing Office in the Student Development Complex, or the night of the event, one hour before show time, at the McArdle Theatre Box Office.


8th Annual CopperDog Race

Kick off your Spring Break on Friday, March 3rd by joining IPS at the famous CopperDog 150 dogsled race in Historic Downtown Calumet, Michigan. We will cheer on the racers and dogs at the start of their three day, 135 mile journey from Calumet to Copper Harbor and back. Our bus leaves the MUB bus stop at 5:30 pm and returns to campus at 8:30 pm.

Cost is $5.00 per person (non-refundable) and limited seats are available — sign up now! Contact IPS at 906-487-2160 or ips@mtu.edu with any questions.

The CopperDog trip kicks off our IPS Spring Break Staycation – more events to be announced soon!


Building Connections: An ICE Meetup

Have you ever experienced that awkward moment when you’re meeting new people and have no idea what to say? Join us on Wednesday, March 1st at 6 pm in the Alley Makerspace (MUB Basement) to practice building connections and expanding your network. Your future self will thank you later 🙂

Makerspace


CAMPUS NEWS

Spring Blood Drive Hosted by Fraternity and Sorority Life

The need is constant. The gratification is instant. Give blood.

Currently, there is a critical need for blood donors, please join us in the Library Reading Room and donate blood on:

February 28 and March 1
10:00am – 4:00pm

Michigan Tech JR Van Pelt & Opie Library
1400 Townsend Drive, Houghton, MI 49931

For more information go to:
http://www.redcrossblood.org/
*Please bring a photo ID


Become an Agent for Innovative Change at Michigan Tech: Apply to be a University Innovation Fellow!

As a fellow, you will:

 – gain skills, tools, and a national network of peers

– hone in on your leadership and communication skills

– broaden your understanding of design thinking

– attend a 4-day retreat at Stanford University and Google

 – impact student innovation and entrepreneurship at Michigan Tech

The application can be found here: bit.ly/MTUUIF We will be accepting applications until Monday, March 13th at 11:59pm. If you are interested in learning more information, info sessions will be held on Monday, February 27th at 5 pm or Thursday, March 2nd at 4 pm in the Alley Makerspace (MUB Basement).

UIF 2017 Student News Briefs


Winter Carnival 2017 Survey

Winter Carnival has come to a close, and Blue Key would like to know how it went!  Blue Key is constantly working to improve Winter Carnival, and this survey is crucial for us to get feedback on what went well, and what went poorly.  Take a few minutes to let us know how Winter Carnival was this year!  You can find this year’s Winter Carnival survey here: http://baseline.campuslabs.com/mtu/wintercarnival


Last Chance to save 75% off on ALL Career wear at the Campus Store!


MTMC is Hiring: Info Night

When: Tuesday 28th Feb, 5-6 pm

Where: Walker 107

Pizza and pop provided

MTMC Info Session for Prospective Students

Body Positivity Week is February 27th – March 3rd

Join Wellness in celebrating Body Positivity with events throughout the week.

Body Positivity

Seeking Nominations for the 23rd Annual 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 23rd Annual Student Leadership Awards Ceremony at 6:00 PM, Friday, April 14, 2017, 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 http://www.mtu.edu/student-affairs/interests/awards/. For each individual award, simple 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 3, 2017.

Nominations for all other Student Leadership Awards are due by 5:00 PM, Wednesday, March 15, 2017.

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

Questions concerning any of the awards can be directed to Jonathan Davey, Student Activities, at 487-2831 or jrdavey@mtu.edu.


Student Philanthropy Council Hosting Michigan Tech Trivia Night

Please join the Student Philanthropy Council for a Michigan Tech Trivia Night in the MUB Commons on Tuesday February 28th from 7:00 – 8:00pm.  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.

Trivia Night Flyer 2017


OAP Sponsored Adventure Spring Break to Buffalo National River

Looking for something to do over spring break? The Outdoor Adventure Program is leading a trip the Buffalo River in Arkansas.

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The Pavlis Honors College is now accepting applications for Fall 2017!

You are eligible to apply if you have 2-4 years remaining on campus. PHC’s Learning Community offers 6 distinct pathways on which students may build their honors program: Global Leadership, Peace Corps Prep, Research Scholars, Enhanced Enterprise Experience (E3 ), New Venture, and Custom Pathway. Most of you at Tech are already doing the things that PHC requires from its graduates. We have a team of faculty and staff from various disciplines that will help you package it into a rewarding and meaningful education that differentiates PHC students from their peers. If you would like to request more information regarding our pathways, email us at honors@mtu.edu.

Applications will be accepted through Sunday, March 26th. However, students who apply early will be given preference. Space is limited.

Make an Impact. Inspire Change. Challenge Yourself. Pavlis Honors College.

Find out why success means more than GPA: honors.mtu.edu.


Innovation Center for Entrepreneurship House Info Session

WHO: Innovative and Entrepreneurial Students

Mission: Promote innovation through entrepreneurship and group collaboration. Live in a house where you share in challenges and success, pool knowledge and expertise and live with a common purpose.

Amenities include:
Affordable Rent
Professional Kitchen
On Campus
Mentorships
Access to Venture Capitalists
Competition Opportunities
Entrepreneurship Guidance
Startup House Culture
Many more!
An application can be found here: https://goo.gl/forms/DeHeBiSP8OZhuDUC3

WHEN: Monday February 27th, from 6pm to 7pm
WHERE: Fisher 222


Food Pantry Volunteers Needed

Husky Food Access Network (HuskyFAN) is in need of volunteers to keep the food pantry open. The pantry is open from 4 to 6 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday.

Volunteers are needed for any amount of time they are able to offer.

If you’re interested in volunteering, email huskyfan@mtu.edu and you’ll be given more information on training materials and an updated schedule. Contact Whitney Boroski at wmborosk@mtu.eddu with questions.


University Launches CommUNITY Campaign

The CommUNITY campaign is a new campus-wide effort to promote the values set forth in Michigan Tech’s Strategic Plan.
“We Inspire Community” is the first value listed in the Strategic Plan. It states, “We inspire an engaged community that actively seeks improvement through acceptance and understanding.”
The CommUNITY campaign will include promotional materials and programming geared toward raising awareness and promoting actions that reflect these values.
Throughout the year, you will be introduced to multiple ways to engage with this campaign.
For more information contact equity@mtu.edu.


SPORTS & WELLNESS

Upcoming Intramural Events

Entry Deadlines

Spring Volleyball: Friday, February 24 @ 8:00 am
– League Play will start after Spring Break

Racquetball Ladder: Monday, February 27 @ 8:00 am

Dodgeball: Wednesday, March 15 @ 8:00 am
– Tournament will be on Saturday, March 18
– Tournament will take place at SDC

Swim Meet: Monday, March 20 @ 5:00 pm
– The meet will take place on Tuesday, March 21
– The meet will take place at SDC pool
Register your team at www.imleagues.com/MTU

For more information: E-mail imsports@mtu.edu


Public Skating at the Mac

PublicSkating


Register Today for the Doghouse Classic 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament!

Michigan Tech Recreation invites you to take part in the 2017 Doghouse Classic 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament! Grab your fellow classmates, frat brothers or sorority sisters and sign up for the Men’s or Women’s Open today! Cost is $80/team of 4 players. Deadline to register: April 3. Follow this link for more information and how to register.

DoghouseSlider


Sexual Violence Support Group

T.E.A.L (To Empower And Liberate) is a group that provides support to Michigan Tech Students who have experienced sexual violence including childhood sexual abuse or sexual assault. Our group provides support to individuals of recent or past sexual violence in a safe, non-judgmental group. With the help of group support individuals can find understanding and help by sharing their struggles and triumphs with one another and begin to put their lives back together.

T.E.A.L meets every other Thursday from 6:00pm to 7:30pm starting January 19, 2017 on campus. Through discussion, support and education we can help one another.

If you would like more information or to sign up for group, please contact Peggy at Dial Help Inc.

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Michigan Tech LODE & Student News Briefs, 2/17/17

MICHIGAN TECH LODE NEWSPAPER

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ENTERTAINMENT & ENRICHMENT

 Khana Khazana Hawaii

Khana Khazana Serving Hawaiian food this Friday

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

The menu features:

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

Serving is from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday. The cost is $7.95 and includes a fountain beverage. Visit Khana Khazana on Facebook.


This weekend, Film Board presents Moana

Friday, Feb. 10 — 5:30, 8:30, 11:30 p.m.
Saturday, Jan. 11 — 2:30, 5:30, 8:30, 11:30 p.m.
Sunday, Jan. 12 — 2:30, 5:30 p.m.

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

FREE Popcorn if you take our survey. Click here to access it.


African Beat Fundraising Dance Night

Saturday, February 18, 2017

8pm – 11pm

Alumni Lounge (107A) in the Memorial Union Building, Michigan Tech, Houghton, MI
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On Saturday, February 18th, the African Student Organization members will be hosting African Beat Fundraising Dance Night to promote our big Africa Night event coming up in March! Doors open at 8pm, and the music will stop at 11pm.
With your ticket purchased at the door, you get your fill of pizza, drink, and snacks, all while listening and dancing to great music from many different African countries!
Don’t know how to dance? No problem! Just let yourself be carried away with the African beat, and your body will do the rest.
Want to learn different ways our African students dance to their countries’ music? Just ask one of us to show you. We will have hits like Mama Africa by Bracket and music by Fuse ODG
We hope you all can come and fall in love with the vibrancy of Africa while you dance the night away!

 


Follow the Rabbit! Alice In Wonderland Comes to the Rozsa

The Rozsa Center is pleased to welcome the acclaimed theater troupe “Tout A Trac” from Quebec, Canada, with their adaptation of Lewis Caroll’s Alice in Wonderland for two shows on Saturday, February 18, at 2:30 PM and 7:30 PM. Fun for all ages!


Come Dance with Nosotros!

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Where: MUB ballroom

Time: 8-9 pm salsa lessons, 9-11 pm open floor

When: Saturday 18th February

Cost: FREE!

All levels! No partner needed! Family friendly!


Tech Theatre Presents Hilarious “Game Show” Play: “Sexual Perversity in Chicago”

Sexual Perversity in Chicago, a play opening this week in Michigan Tech’s McArdle Theatre, will be presented as a hilarious on-stage “game show,” using mature and graphic language to reveal the awkwardness, heartache and humor of American sexual behavior.

Performance dates are ThursdaySaturday, February 16 – 18 and 23 – 35, 7:30 PM each night, in the McArdle Theatre.

Tickets are on sale now, $13 for adults, $5 for youth, and no charge for Michigan Tech students with the Experience Tech fee. Tickets are available by phone at (906) 487-2073, online at Rozsa.mtu.edu, in person at the Central Ticketing Office in the Student Development Complex, or the night of the event, one hour before show time, at the McArdle Theatre Box Office.

 


CAMPUS NEWS

 

FREE SALE on SUNDAY – Women’s Business Clothing

Need something to wear to the Career Fair and interviews? The semi-annual FREE SALE, a giveaway of gently worn women’s business clothing and accessories, will be held this weekend:

Sunday, February 19, 2017

12-3 pm

Meese Center (bldg #84, across from Jim’s Foodmart)

Items are available to all Tech students at no costs. Business suits, blouses, shoes, and accessories are included – everybody leaves with something!  This event is made possible through the generous donations of our faculty, staff, alumnae, and friends of Michigan Tech.

FREE SALE flyer spring2017


Campus Store Career Wear 75% off

Resume paper? We have it. Padfolios and Pens? We have those too. Professional career wear, yep, we offer that as well. Are you ready for the 2017 Michigan Tech Career Fair? Starting February 8th, the Campus Store is having a 75% off sale on our great selection of men and women’s career apparel to help complete your polished ensemble. We want to see YOU succeed! Show visiting companies and recruiters what you’re made of, and let us help you look your best! From all of us at the Campus Store, keep smiling and best of luck to you on your search!


Railroad Careers Night – February 22nd7 PM – DHH Ballroom

Interested in a career in the rail industry? Find a great company at career fair, but didn’t get to talk much? You’re in luck!

The Michigan Tech Railroad Engineering & Activities Club (REAC) will be holding a Railroad Careers Night at 7PM on Wednesday, February 22. This event will bring together all of the rail industry company representatives that will be in attendance at the Michigan Tech Spring Career Fair, into one central location so you can get some more one-on-one time with great employers. Join us for a relaxing evening filled with food, information, and casual conversation. See you there!


Spring Blood Drive Hosted by Fraternity and Sorority Life

The need is constant. The gratification is instant. Give blood.

Currently, there is a critical need for blood donors, please join us in the Library Reading Room and donate blood on:

February 28 and March 1
10:00am – 4:00pm

Michigan Tech JR Van Pelt & Opie Library
1400 Townsend Drive, Houghton, MI 49931

For more information go to:
http://www.redcrossblood.org/
*Please bring a photo ID


Student Watch Survey

Don’t forget!

You could win CASH from the Campus Store! The survey can be found here: www.studentwatch.org

There is still time to take the student watch survey on course materials.


MTMC is Hiring: Info Night

When: Tuesday 28th Feb, 5-6 pm

Where: Walker 107

Pizza and pop provided

MTMC Info Session for Prospective Students

Seeking Nominations for the 23rd Annual 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 23rd Annual Student Leadership Awards Ceremony at 6:00 PM, Friday, April 14, 2017, 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 http://www.mtu.edu/student-affairs/interests/awards/. For each individual award, simple 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 3, 2017.

Nominations for all other Student Leadership Awards are due by 5:00 PM, Wednesday, March 15, 2017.

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

Questions concerning any of the awards can be directed to Jonathan Davey, Student Activities, at 487-2831 or jrdavey@mtu.edu.


Student Philanthropy Council Hosting Michigan Tech Trivia Night

Please join the Student Philanthropy Council for a Michigan Tech Trivia Night in the MUB Commons on Tuesday February 28th from 7:00 – 8:00pm.  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.


OAP Sponsored Adventure Spring Break to Buffalo National River

Looking for something to do over spring break? The Outdoor Adventure Program is leading a trip the Buffalo River in Arkansas.

ASB 04-01


The Pavlis Honors College is now accepting applications for Fall 2017!

You are eligible to apply if you have 2-4 years remaining on campus. PHC’s Learning Community offers 6 distinct pathways on which students may build their honors program: Global Leadership, Peace Corps Prep, Research Scholars, Enhanced Enterprise Experience (E3 ), New Venture, and Custom Pathway. Most of you at Tech are already doing the things that PHC requires from its graduates. We have a team of faculty and staff from various disciplines that will help you package it into a rewarding and meaningful education that differentiates PHC students from their peers. If you would like to request more information regarding our pathways, email us at honors@mtu.edu.

Applications will be accepted through Sunday, March 26th. However, students who apply early will be given preference. Space is limited.

Make an Impact. Inspire Change. Challenge Yourself. Pavlis Honors College.

Find out why success means more than GPA: honors.mtu.edu.


Food Pantry Volunteers Needed

Husky Food Access Network (HuskyFAN) is in need of volunteers to keep the food pantry open. The pantry is open from 4 to 6 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday.

Volunteers are needed for any amount of time they are able to offer.

If you’re interested in volunteering, email huskyfan@mtu.edu and you’ll be given more information on training materials and an updated schedule. Contact Whitney Boroski at wmborosk@mtu.eddu with questions.


University Launches CommUNITY Campaign

The CommUNITY campaign is a new campus-wide effort to promote the values set forth in Michigan Tech’s Strategic Plan.
“We Inspire Community” is the first value listed in the Strategic Plan. It states, “We inspire an engaged community that actively seeks improvement through acceptance and understanding.”
The CommUNITY campaign will include promotional materials and programming geared toward raising awareness and promoting actions that reflect these values.
Throughout the year, you will be introduced to multiple ways to engage with this campaign.
For more information contact equity@mtu.edu.


SPORTS & WELLNESS

Upcoming Intramural Events

Entry Deadlines

Badminton Singles: Wednesday, February 22 @ 8:00 am
– Tournament will be on Friday, Fenruary 24 starting at 6:00 pm
– Tournament will take place at SDC

Badminton Doubles: Wednesday, February 22 @ 8:00 am
– Tournament will be on Saturday, February 25
– Tournament will take place at SDC

Table Tennis Doubles: Wenesday, February 22 @ 8:00 am
– Tournament will be on Saturday, February 25
– Tournament will take place at SDC

Spring Volleyball: Friday, February 24 @ 8:00 am
– This deadline has been extended a week!
– League Play will start after Spring Break

Racquetball Ladder: Monday, February 27 @ 8:00 am
Register your team at www.imleagues.com/MTU

For more information: E-mail imsports@mtu.edu


Public Skating at the Mac

PublicSkating


Register Today for the Doghouse Classic 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament!

Michigan Tech Recreation invites you to take part in the 2017 Doghouse Classic 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament! Grab your fellow classmates, frat brothers or sorority sisters and sign up for the Men’s or Women’s Open today! Cost is $80/team of 4 players. Deadline to register: April 3. Follow this link for more information and how to register.

DoghouseSlider


Sexual Violence Support Group

T.E.A.L (To Empower And Liberate) is a group that provides support to Michigan Tech Students who have experienced sexual violence including childhood sexual abuse or sexual assault. Our group provides support to individuals of recent or past sexual violence in a safe, non-judgmental group. With the help of group support individuals can find understanding and help by sharing their struggles and triumphs with one another and begin to put their lives back together.

T.E.A.L meets every other Thursday from 6:00pm to 7:30pm starting January 19, 2017 on campus. Through discussion, support and education we can help one another.

If you would like more information or to sign up for group, please contact Peggy at Dial Help Inc.


CAREER SERVICES

SpringCareerFair

Resume Blitz

Drop in for 15 minute one-on-one resume review sessions with industry professionals, faculty, and staff. Please bring a PRINTED copy of your resume, if you already have one started.

February 20 | 11:00 am – 2:00 pm | MUB Commons
February 21 | 11:00 am – 2:00 pm | MUB Commons


Mock Interviews

Sign up for a mock interview with a company rep / Michigan Tech staff member to prepare for Career Fair! Select a time and come to Career Services that day for your interview. Don’t forget to dress to impress! Please bring a copy of your resume with you.

February 20 & 21 | 9:00 am – 5:00 pm | Admin 220
You must apply and submit your resume to sign up for interview slots.


Etiquette Dinner

Sponsored by Kohler

Join us for a unique dining experience! Polish your professionalism while gaining useful etiquette tips to navigate your way through any business dinner.

February 20 | 5:00 pm – 7:30 pm | MUB Ballroom A-1
You must register for this event.


Co-op Internship Expo

A lunch-time social event to network with company reps and learn about how to get an internship or co-op. Stop by between classes for this casual, low-key event for a chance to meet recruiters before the formality of the Career Fair.

February 21 | 11:00 am – 2:00 pm | MUB Ballroom A

Skip the Line! Pre-register for Career Fair at this event.


Career Fair

Career Fair is exciting and sometimes overwhelming—but it doesn’t have to be. Be ready to meet company representatives from over 200 companies who have the power to give you an internship, co-op, or full-time position.

 

Wednesday | February 22 | 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM | SDC

Skip the Line! You can pre-register for this event at Career Services – Admin 220.


 

More Opportunities to Meet Recruiters

Check Handshake for these Recruiter Events

Recruiters on Campus

  • Meritor, Inc.
  • Gentex
  • Auto-Owners IT& Actuarial
  • HUSCO
  • Saint-Gobain
  • New Hudson Facades
  • US Navy
  • Brady Corporation
  • Honda
  • BAE
  • 24G
  • Dematic
  • Cummins
  • Walmart
  • Plexus
  • BW Paper Systems

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MICHIGAN TECH LODE NEWSPAPER

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ENTERTAINMENT & ENRICHMENT

This weekend, Film Board presents Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

Friday, Feb. 10 — 5:30, 8:30, 11:30 p.m.
Saturday, Jan. 11 — 2:30, 5:30, 8:30, 11:30 p.m.
Sunday, Jan. 12 — 2:30, 5:30 p.m.

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

FREE Popcorn if you take our survey. Click here to access it.


Winter Carnival Comedians – College Humor LIVE

The Student Entertainment Board Presents “CollegeHumor Live” with four comedians for your Winter Carnival Entertainment: Ester Steinberg, Joel Kim Booster, Justin Hires, and Yannis Pappas. 18 and over please!


“The Greatest Movie and Video Game Music”

The Rozsa Center welcomes the Keweenaw Symphony Orchestra (KSO) in a special Winter Carnival matinee concert titled “The Greatest Movie and Video Game Music,” on Saturday, February 11, at 2:00 PM.


Join International Programs and Services to learn about our study abroad programs in Japan!

Topics include academics, housing, scholarships, and application process.

The session takes place on February 13th, 6:00 – 7:00 in MUB Ballroom B3.

Japan Session Poster


The Michigan Tech Bookstore and University Images have Winter Carnival Apparel


The 2017 Michigan Tech Winter Carnival is here and there are only three locations to get your official Winter Carnival gear: the Michigan Tech Campus Store, University Images, and online at bookstore.mtu.edu. We’ll be offering Winter Carnival long and short sleeve t-shirts, crewneck sweatshirts, hoodies, and glassware. For store operating hours, check our website and social media feeds. Don’t forget! We will be open until 10pm on Wednesday, February 8th, for the all-nighter. Stop by to warm up and enjoy some fun games!  Accept no substitutes as we are your official headquarters for all your Michigan Tech and Winter Carnival apparel and souvenirs.


 MUB Events During Winter Carnival

MUB will be hosting Live Band Karaoke in the MUB Commons from 8-11 on Wednesday. It’s like regular karaoke, but with a band that knows 500+ songs.

We will also be hosting Escape the Snow, an event in collaboration with Wellness’ Bigfoot Glowshoe. We’ll have snacks, movies, and art & crafts in the MUB Commons while people wait to go snowshoeing. It runs from 9-11pm on Thursday evening.


Follow the Rabbit! Alice In Wonderland Comes to the Rozsa

The Rozsa Center is pleased to welcome the acclaimed theater troupe “Tout A Trac” from Quebec, Canada, with their adaptation of Lewis Caroll’s Alice in Wonderland for two shows onSaturday, February 18, at 2:30 PM and 7:30 PM. Fun for all ages!


CAMPUS NEWS

Social Justice Lecture Series: Dr. Robin Johnson-Cash

Tuesday, February 14th, CDI will be hosting Dr. Robin Johnson-Cash for our next Social Justice Lecture Series.
Join us for refreshments and an engaging talk about Robin’s lengthy experience as an executive at Ford Motor Company and as the first black women to graduate from Michigan Tech’s very own MEEM with a Ph.D.

We will be in the MUB Alumni Lounge on Feb 14th from 5pm-7pm. Refreshments will be served and all are welcome!


Graduate Research Colloquium

Your are invited to attend the biggest research meeting of graduate students on campus – the Graduate Research Colloquium. The event organized by Graduate Student Government, will be held on February 15 – 16, 2017 in the MUB Ballroom. Poster presentations will be from 9 AM – 12 PM on Wednesday,  February 15, followed by a Networking Social to interact with the presenters in a casual setting. Oral presentations will take place in various rooms on Wednesday, February 15 from 1 to 4 PM, and on Thursday, February 16 from 9 AM to 4 PM. Everyone is welcome to attend the poster and oral presentations. For a detailed schedule, please visit the GRC website. If you have additional questions, contact GSG at gsg@mtu.edu.


Campus Store Career Wear 75% off

Resume paper? We have it. Padfolios and Pens? We have those too. Professional career wear, yep, we offer that as well. Are you ready for the 2017 Michigan Tech Career Fair? Starting February 8th, the Campus Store is having a 75% off sale on our great selection of men and women’s career apparel to help complete your polished ensemble. We want to see YOU succeed! Show visiting companies and recruiters what you’re made of, and let us help you look your best! From all of us at the Campus Store, keep smiling and best of luck to you on your search!


HuskyLEAD Managing Organizational Conflict

Thursday, February 167pm-8pm – MUB Alumni Lounge

Conflict can occur within any group. Learning how to prepare for situations involving conflict can help individuals and organizations prevent some situations from happening and resolve the ones that do happen quickly.


Railroad Careers Night – February 22nd7 PM – DHH Ballroom

Interested in a career in the rail industry? Find a great company at career fair, but didn’t get to talk much? You’re in luck!

The Michigan Tech Railroad Engineering & Activities Club (REAC) will be holding a Railroad Careers Night at 7PM on Wednesday, February 22. This event will bring together all of the rail industry company representatives that will be in attendance at the Michigan Tech Spring Career Fair, into one central location so you can get some more one-on-one time with great employers. Join us for a relaxing evening filled with food, information, and casual conversation. See you there!


Student Watch Survey

Don’t forget!

There is still time to take the student watch survey on course materials.

You could win CASH from the Campus Store! The survey can be found here: www.studentwatch.org

Seeking Nominations for the 23rd Annual 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 23rd Annual Student Leadership Awards Ceremony at 6:00 PM, Friday, April 14, 2017, 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 http://www.mtu.edu/student-affairs/interests/awards/. For each individual award, simple 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 3, 2017.

Nominations for all other Student Leadership Awards are due by 5:00 PM, Wednesday, March 15, 2017.

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

Questions concerning any of the awards can be directed to Jonathan Davey, Student Activities, at 487-2831 or jrdavey@mtu.edu.


Student Philanthropy Council Hosting Michigan Tech Trivia Night

Please join the Student Philanthropy Council for a Michigan Tech Trivia Night in the MUB Commons on Tuesday February 28th from 7:00 – 8:00pm.  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.


OAP Sponsored Adventure Spring Break to Buffalo National River

Looking for something to do over spring break? The Outdoor Adventure Program is leading a trip the Buffalo River in Arkansas.

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The Pavlis Honors College is now accepting applications for Fall 2017!

You are eligible to apply if you have 2-4 years remaining on campus. PHC’s Learning Community offers 6 distinct pathways on which students may build their honors program: Global Leadership, Peace Corps Prep, Research Scholars, Enhanced Enterprise Experience (E3 ), New Venture, and Custom Pathway. Most of you at Tech are already doing the things that PHC requires from its graduates. We have a team of faculty and staff from various disciplines that will help you package it into a rewarding and meaningful education that differentiates PHC students from their peers. If you would like to request more information regarding our pathways, email us at honors@mtu.edu.

Applications will be accepted through Sunday, March 26th. However, students who apply early will be given preference. Space is limited.

Make an Impact. Inspire Change. Challenge Yourself. Pavlis Honors College.

Find out why success means more than GPA: honors.mtu.edu.


Food Pantry Volunteers Needed

Husky Food Access Network (HuskyFAN) is in need of volunteers to keep the food pantry open. The pantry is open from 4 to 6 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday.

Volunteers are needed for any amount of time they are able to offer.

If you’re interested in volunteering, email huskyfan@mtu.edu and you’ll be given more information on training materials and an updated schedule. Contact Whitney Boroski at wmborosk@mtu.eddu with questions.


University Launches CommUNITY Campaign

The CommUNITY campaign is a new campus-wide effort to promote the values set forth in Michigan Tech’s Strategic Plan.
“We Inspire Community” is the first value listed in the Strategic Plan. It states, “We inspire an engaged community that actively seeks improvement through acceptance and understanding.”
The CommUNITY campaign will include promotional materials and programming geared toward raising awareness and promoting actions that reflect these values.
Throughout the year, you will be introduced to multiple ways to engage with this campaign.
For more information contact equity@mtu.edu.


SPORTS & WELLNESS

Upcoming Intramural Events

Entry Deadlines

Innertube Water Polo: Still accepting teams on the Wait-List

Floor Hockey: Still accepting teams on the Wait-List

Spring Volleyball: Friday, February 17 @ 8:00 am
– League Play will start on Monday, February 20

Badminton Singles: Wednesday, February 22 @ 8:00 am
– Tournament will be on Friday, Fenruary 24 starting at 6:00 pm
– Tournament will take place at SDC

Table Tennis Doubles: Wenesday, February 22 @ 8:00 am
– Tournament will be on Saturday, February 25
– Tournament will take place at SDC

Racquetball Ladder: Monday, February 27 @ 8:00 am
Register your team at www.imleagues.com/MTU

For more information: E-mail imsports@mtu.edu


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Register Today for the Doghouse Classic 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament!

Michigan Tech Recreation invites you to take part in the 2017 Doghouse Classic 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament! Grab your fellow classmates, frat brothers or sorority sisters and sign up for the Men’s or Women’s Open today! Cost is $80/team of 4 players. Deadline to register: April 3. Follow this link for more information and how to register.

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Sexual Violence Support Group

T.E.A.L (To Empower And Liberate) is a group that provides support to Michigan Tech Students who have experienced sexual violence including childhood sexual abuse or sexual assault. Our group provides support to individuals of recent or past sexual violence in a safe, non-judgmental group. With the help of group support individuals can find understanding and help by sharing their struggles and triumphs with one another and begin to put their lives back together.

T.E.A.L meets every other Thursday from 6:00pm to 7:30pm starting January 19, 2017 on campus. Through discussion, support and education we can help one another.

If you would like more information or to sign up for group, please contact Peggy at Dial Help Inc.


CAREER SERVICES

Resume Blitz

Drop in for 15 minute one-on-one resume review sessions with industry professionals, faculty, and staff. Please bring a PRINTED copy of your resume, if you already have one started.

February 13 | 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
February 20 | 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
February 21 | 11:00 am – 2:00 pm


R U Ready

Career Services will be mobilizing our staff to the MUB Ballroom for this event. Drop-in between classes for:
– Resume review
– Practice your personal introduction
– Pre-register for Career Fair (name tags available)
– Learn about co-ops/internships
– Make an appointment with a career advisor
– Practice your interview skills
Snacks and refreshments available to all in attendance.

February 14 | 11:00 am – 2:00 pm


HUSKY TALK

How to get a Co-op or Internship
Lunch and Learn on how to land that co-op/internship at Career Fair. To register for HuskyTALK, click the Join Event button. Limited spots available.

February 15 | 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm


Mock Interviews

Sign up for a mock interview with a company rep / Michigan Tech staff member to prepare for Career Fair! Select a time and come to Career Services that day for your interview. Don’t forget to dress to impress! Please bring a copy of your resume with you.

February 20 & 21 | 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
You must apply and submit your resume to sign up for interview slots.


Etiquette Dinner

Sponsored by Kohler
Join us for a unique dining experience! Polish your professionalism while gaining useful etiquette tips to navigate your way through any business dinner.
Seating is limited. Professional attire recommended. Reservations begin February 1st Kohler Social Hour: 5-6 pm – A robust social hour to connect you with the Kohler/Michigan Tech Recruiting Team and Kohler products. Dinner & Keynote: 6-7:30 pm

February 20 | 5:00 pm – 7:30 pm
You must register for this event.

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