Day: April 18, 2023

TCD (Traffic Control Device) Student Challenge

The Transportation Research Board (TRB) Standing Committee on Traffic Control Devices (ACP55) and the American Traffic Safety Services Association (ATSSA) sponsor and conduct the exciting design competition, the Traffic Control Device (TCD) Student Challenge, to promote innovation and stimulate ideas in the traffic control devices area with a goal to improve operations and safety.

2024 Theme: Innovations to Improve the Nighttime Visibility of Traffic Control Devices

The TCD Student Challenge is open to individual students or teams of students from high school, junior college, student college or university (graduate or undergraduate). All that is required in terms of technical expertise is an interest in transportation and safety, along with an understanding of traffic control devices.

Apply online by Oct. 1, 2023

Scholarship: Wisconsin Society of Land Surveyors/Leica Geosystems First Year Students Scholarship



Now that I have your attention. I am emailing you to notify you of the Wisconsin Society of Land Surveyors/Leica Geosystems First Year Students Scholarship. A $1000 scholarship will be awarded. Here is a link to the scholarship application and information:

Additionally, here is the link to the Wisconsin Society of Land Surveyors website where our scholarship opportunities and requirements can be found:

Scholarship applications are due by Wednesday, May 10th, 2023.


Howard Herrild III, PLS

WSLS Education Committee Chair

Scholarship: STEM Scholarship Program

IMEG believes the culture of education and learning is powerful. We are 100% employee-owned and passionate about giving back and developing the next generation of innovators. We believe that together we create positive outcomes for people, communities, and our planet.

IMEG awards individual scholarships of up to $10,000 to multiple students nationwide who are pursuing a degree which is STEM-related with an engineering focus. Scholarships are available for underrepresented students in their sophomore through senior years who have great potential and are faced with challenging circumstances.

To be eligible for the IMEG Scholarship for 2023, a student must meet the following criteria:

  • US Citizen
  • Financial need
  • Pursuing a degree in STEM-related field
  • Full-time student, sophomore through senior, enrolled in Fall of 2023
  • Not currently employed at IMEG or related to an IMEG employee

Apply online by clicking here. You will be asked to submit the PDF application, two letters of recommendation, and a copy of an unofficial transcript to Scholarship recipients will be required to submit an official transcript.

Internship: Great Lakes Climate Corps (GLCC)

The Great Lakes Climate Corps (GLCC) is hiring over 40 full-time seasonal employees for the 2023 summer field season. GLCC is a program administered by the Superior Watershed Partnership (SWP), a non-profit located in Marquette, MI. GLCC crews work and camp as a team of 4 young adults on projects primarily located in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan, with some projects extending regionally. Crew Leaders and Members partner with Tribal, federal, state, and local professionals to accomplish a variety of high priority conservation, restoration, and recreation projects.

GLCC is hiring several USFS technicians for individual placement with the Hiawatha and Ottawa National Forests’ recreation, botany, hydrology, fish & wildlife departments. We’re also hiring four “specialty crews” who will focus on single projects for the summer including community gardening with the Keweenaw Bay Indian Community, forestry work with the Ottawa National Forest, drone inventory of road-stream crossings, trails and wildfire prevention crews.

Please feel free to share these employment opportunities with your students and recent graduates! I invite you to use the attached slide in your lectures and share the attached job description poster with colleagues who may also have interested students.

If you’d like to learn more about the GLCC program or share the direct link to apply, you may visit our website here:

Spring 2023 Senior Design Colloquium

FRIDAY, APRIL 28, 2023
8 AM – 12:30 PM | GLRC 201/202

8 AM:

Flood Mitigation via Tunnel for Segment 3 of 1-75 Modernization

ADVISOR: Dr. Zhen Liu

9:30 AM:

Superpave Mix Design of Recycled Asphalt Materials

Road Design and Improvement in Clare County

Design Asphalt Pavement on Old Concrete Pavement in Saginaw County

Road Network Design and Improvement in Dickinson County

ADVISOR: Dr. Zhanping You

11:00 AM:

Anaerobic Digestion System Design for Mezcal Production Wastes

KBIC Hatchery Well #6 Location/Design & Pipe Network

Process System Design of Biobeneficiation Plant

Structural Design and Construction Plan of Biobeneficiation Plant

Rural Mexico Water Distillation & Distribution System Design

ADVISOR: Dr. Nathan Manser