Category: Outreach

HCC Research Expo 2020

An Immersive Exploration of Research Across Campus The ICC’s Human-Centered Computing group (HCC) will host its 3rd annual HCC Research Expo, November 12-13, 2020, in conjunction with World Usability Day 2020. VR-Huskies, an exciting virtual social platform that leverages 360-degree panorama technology, is the venue for the 48-hour event. Projects, brief research talks, and lab . . .

New College of Computing External Advisory Board Meets

The College of Computing External Advisory Board (EAB) gathered virtually on October 23, 2020, for the first meeting of the newly-established group. The Advisory Board members will meet periodically with College leadership to share their expertise and provide outside perspectives. “The members bring a diverse set of backgrounds and experience,” says Dean Adrienne Minerick. “We . . .

The Lode, Still Going Strong, After Nearly 100 Years

by Michigan Tech Lode What is the Lode, anyway? The Lode is Michigan Tech’s student newspaper, and we’ve been serving the MTU community since 1921, when we were founded as the Michigan College of Mines Lode. We currently serve the campus digitally on our website and in print, though COVID-19 safety precautions have momentarily postponed . . .

Online Intercultural Exchange for Chinese and English Speakers

by Elizabeth A. Flynn, Co-director, The Elaine Bacon Literacy Program New participants are welcome to join a newly-formed Chinese-English language and cultural exchange via Zoom at 4 p.m. every Friday. To receive a Zoom invitation or for more details, contact organizer Denise Heikinen, or call (906) 482-4944. Along with Dr. Pichai Sripaipan, retired orthopedic surgeon from . . .

Copper Country Coders at GCEC 2020

Michigan Tech student Katie Schmidt talks about Copper Country Coders and what it means for the Houghton community at GCEC 2020. View the webpage here. The Copper Country Coders is a program that aims to provide education in Computer Science topics to local middle and high school students. Members of the help to put on . . .

Tim Havens: Warm and Fuzzy Machine Learning

What are you doing for supper this Monday night at 6? Grab a bite with Dean Janet Callahan and Associate Professor Tim Havens, director of the Michigan Tech’s Institute of Computing and Cybersystems and associate dean for research in the College of Computing. Get the full scoop and register at mtu.edu/huskybites. “Nearly everyone has heard the term ‘Deep Learning’ at . . .