CS4ALL Workshop Michigan Tech, August 17-19, 2015 APPLICATION: Deadline is June 25, 2015. WHO SHOULD PARTICIPATE: Upper Peninsula teachers and administrators interested in teaching computer science and programming in their school or classroom. COST: Attendance is free. FINANCIAL SUPPORT: Meals will be provided while the workshop is in session. A stipend will be provided to cover . . .
For those new to technology, the Computer Help for Adults program at Portage Lake District Library is unlocking the unknown. Residents come from Portage Lake in Houghton County, MI as well as surrounding towns to work one-on-one with students at Michigan Technological University (MTU) to learn about new devices. The Computer Help for Adults program . . .
A Houghton High School student who has been active in Michigan Tech’s Copper Country Programmers, a computer club for local teens, has been named winner of a Michigan regional award in the National Center for Women and Information Technology (NCWIT) Aspirations in Computing competition. Another Houghton High School student is a runner-up. Caitlyn McKenzie received . . .
Philart Jeon: PI, National Health Institute. “NRI: Colloborative: Interactive Robotic Orchestration – Music-based emotion and social interaction therapy for children with ASD,” 2014-2017. Philart Jeon: Co-PI, US DOT-OST, National University Rail Center Project. “NURail-Tier I,” 2014-2017 Robert Pastel & Charles Wallace: CI-Team, National Science Foundation.”Environmental CyberCitizens: Engaging Citizen Scientists in Global Environmental Change through Crowdsensing . . .
Associate Professor Charles Wallace (CS) has been chosen as a Fulbright Alumni Ambassador. Fulbright Alumni Ambassadors are selected competitively for two-year terms. During that time, they present information on their Fulbright experience at campus workshops, academic conferences and other venues. The goal of the alumni ambassadors is to help increase the diversity of the individuals . . .
The Detroit News published a front-page story about crowdfunding at Michigan universities, focusing on Michigan Tech’s Superior Ideas crowdfunding site. The story quotes Natasha Chopp, Superior Ideas’ research development and marketing manager; alumna Linda Wittbrodt ’83; and Associate Professor Charles Wallace (CS).