All posts by Sue Hill

Visiting Faculty at Rose Hulman

The Department of Chemical Engineering at the Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology is currently seeking applicants for a visiting faculty appointment for the 2019-2020 academic year.

Rose-Hulman is a primarily undergraduate institution with a small Master’s program; thus, we would ask you to especially encourage PhD students or postdocs in your departments who may be interested in a faculty position with an emphasis on undergraduate teaching to apply.

The Department of Chemical Engineering at Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology
invites applications for a visiting faculty position with an anticipated start date of
August 2019. A doctorate or near completion in chemical engineering or a closely
related field is required.

The department seeks candidates with a promise of excellence in teaching and an
interest in the individual student. Applicants should submit a cover letter, a
curriculum vita, and a statement on their teaching philosophy and course interests
to Applicants who advance through the initial
screening will be asked for three references who will submit recommendation

Detailed information is available from Adam J. Nolte, Head of Chemical Engineering
at or 812-877-8096. Initial review of applications will
begin April 8th. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.


ChE Senior Lecturer position at University of Texas at San Antonio

The Chemical Engineering Program at the University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) invites qualified applicants for a position as Senior Lecturer. Applicants are expected to oversee and teach undergraduate chemical engineering laboratory courses, manage laboratory resources and assist in curriculum development. The successful hire will work closely with a diverse population of undergraduate students and collaborate with faculty on undergraduate curriculum. At the time of hire, applicants should hold a Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering or a closely related discipline. All applicants must have demonstrated research experience and an interest in student education. The ideal candidate will be a highly motivated self-starter, have excellent oral communications skills and be committed to undergraduate education.

Please see the application at:

UTSA is one of 13 Universities within the University of Texas System. The Chemical Engineering Program at UTSA started in the Fall of 2017 with an undergraduate program that falls under the umbrella of Biomedical Engineering. Chemical Engineering will be housed in the new Science and Engineering Building (SEB) that opens in 2020. Candidates will be expected to play an active role in the development of the Chemical Engineering undergraduate educational programs. The UTSA College of Engineering consists of four departments (Biomedical Engineering, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Electrical and Computer Engineering, and Mechanical Engineering) offering both undergraduate and graduate programs at all levels leading to Ph.D. degrees.

San Antonio is located in South Central Texas and enjoys mild winters and an affordable cost of living. The city is in close proximity to other large population centers in Texas including Austin, Houston, and Dallas. San Antonio is currently experiencing large economic and population growth. The San Antonio area is a hub for both the energy and petrochemical industries and is home to the San Antonio Military Medical Center, Southwest Research Institute, Texas Biomedical Research Institute, CPS Energy and the University of Texas Health San Antonio.

Innovation and Entrepreneurship Michigan Tech GSG Academic Seminar

Come learn more about the resources provided by Tech’s innovation and entrepreneurship ecosystem in a café-style information session from 3 – 5 p.m. Wednesday, April 3, in Admin 404.

This will be followed by an interactive design-thinking workshop. You can register for the event here.

By Graduate Student Government.

DTX Launch Detroit Deadline is April 4

Michigan Tech students from Detroit and the surrounding area have a  unique summertime opportunity through incubator and accelerator, TechTown Detroit. TechTown, a partner of the Detroit Technology Exchange (DTX), connects entrepreneurs to resources, as well as learning and networking events in Detroit.

DTX Launch Detroit is a ten-week paid entrepreneurship program for college students and recent graduates who want to start their own business with an innovative idea. The program runs from May 21 to August 8. Students can expand their entrepreneurship tool box, develop their resume, complete the groundwork for launching their own innovative idea and receive a stipend in the process.

Participants will receive $2,500 upon completing the program (up to $7,500 per team). The deadline to apply is Thursday, April 4. More information about DTX Launch Detroit and how to apply can be found here.

By Amy Karagiannakis, Pavlis Honors College.

Superior Health Foundation Community Ambassadors in Health Scholarship

Do you know of students who are looking to:

  • Engage in community service locally
  • Build hands-on skills and knowledge in community health and wellness
  • Join a learning community that reflects on community service, health and wellness

Students interested in contributing to the health and wellness of the local community should consider applying for the Superior Health Foundation Community Ambassadors in Health Scholarship.

Undergraduate scholarship recipients will receive $500 for the semester they participate in the program. Graduate scholarship recipients will receive $1,000.

Students will partner with a service-oriented organization, such as those that address health care, food security, mental health, obesity, health education or environmental health.

Residents of the Upper Peninsula are especially encouraged to apply and will be given priority consideration. Check out our site for more detailed information on eligibility and how to apply.

This scholarship opportunity is made possible through the generosity of the Superior Health Foundation, and all enrolled Michigan Tech students may apply.

The application deadline is Monday, April 15.

If you have any questions, contact Kari Henquinet.

By Pavlis Honors College.

Volunteers Needed for Day of STEM

Volunteers are needed for A Day of STEM in the Copper Country, a brand new event for local ninth-grade students to experience the excitement of STEM. It will take place from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday, April 2, in the Student Development Complex Wood Gym. We will need some help setting up before and cleaning up after the event.

We are looking for volunteers to help explain the activities and scorekeep for the students. This event is for 200 students from about seven different schools in the area so any help is appreciated. Lunch will be provided to volunteers as well.

To sign up to volunteer, fill out this survey. You will need to attend an hour of training where we will go over the agenda, activities and address any questions you might have. The dates and times for the trainings are listed in the survey above. If you have any questions, email

By Center for Pre-College Outreach.

Michigan Tech College of Engineering Study Abroad Scholarship

The Michigan Tech College of Engineering is offering study abroad scholarships in the amount of $2,000 to students who are from the College of Engineering. To be eligible for the scholarship, you must be participating in a Michigan Tech approved study abroad program, a student from College of Engineering, and have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher.

There will be expectation that scholarship recipients will help promote Michigan Tech study abroad programs after completion of their study abroad program.

Deadlines for scholarship application:

Spring 2019: November 15th
Summer 2019: March 1st
Fall 2019: April 1st

Michigan Tech Communicating Course for Graduate Engineering Students

“MEEM 5010 Professional Engineering Communication” will be offered online this summer in Tracks A and B, meaning the course spans 14 weeks. This three-credit course meets the Advanced Responsible Conduct of Research requirement and helps graduate students prepare for a career in industry by teaching how to develop persuasive reports and presentations and how to communicate and collaborate effectively with other professionals.

The course is also a good precursor to the MEEM 6010 Engineering Research Communication course, which focuses on preparing journal papers, conference presentations, and proposals and is offered in the spring semester.

The CRN is 52339. The course is open to all graduate students in the College of Engineering . For more information, contact Nancy Barr (ME-EM).