Student News Briefs – Friday, September 27, 2013

Khana Khazana Serves up Indian Cuisine

A collaboration of Michigan Tech International Students and Michigan Tech Dining Services is bringing you a fine international lunch at the Memorial Union Food Court on Friday, September 27, 2013.


Tutors Needed at Jeffers High School

Do you have at least one hour each week to commit to tutoring and /or mentoring a Jeffers High School student?  Jeffers High School students will be scheduled to meet with you during the day or after school in accordance with your MTU class schedule.

Since Jeffers is in Painesdale, MI, (9 miles south of Houghton on M26) MTU students will be reimbursed $4 per visit for gas to help alleviate the cost of driving to the school. This fund is through a private donation.

For more information please contact Trish Sherman at 906-487-0580 or email at


Student Activities Presents Comedian Jody Fuller

Comedian Jody Fuller will be on campus Friday, October 4 at 10:00 PM in the MUB Ballroom. This 3 time Iraq war veteran, who just happens to stutter, takes you on an inspiring and hilarious journey from a stuttering kid in Alabama to the battlefields of Iraq. Student ID gets you in.

For more information please contact Student Activities at 487-1963.


Broomball Paid Positions Available

The Broomball Committee is  about to start hiring 150+ students to fill various roles within the Broomball community.The applications and hourly rates can be found at:
For more information please contact Kealy Smith, Broomball Referee Manager.

$500 scholarship Available

The Northern Michigan Chapter Society of Petroleum Engineers is pleased to announce that Matthew J Manning, majoring in Chemical Engineering with a minor in Mineral Processing at Michigan Tech, was chosen as our Fall 2013 SPE Scholarship recipient.

This scholarship is made possible from the assistance of generous members of the Society of Petroleum Engineers Northern Michigan Chapter and is intended to help students who are interested in pursuing an engineering career in the petroleum industry. Please remember this $500 scholarship is available each semester to a selected student enrolled in a science-based curriculum simply by completing the application.  Scholarship Application Spring 2014


Intramural Updates

Team Sports Entry Deadlines:

Ultimate Frisbee 10/3 @ 5:00 PM

Basketball 10/3 @ 5:00 PM
Water Polo 10/3 @ 5:00 PM
Wallyball 10/3 @ 5:00 PM

Individual/Dual Sports Entry Deadlines
Disc Golf Singles 9/27 @ 3:00 PM

Disc Golf Doubles 10/4 @ 3:00 PM

Officials’ Meetings/Clinics
Water Polo 10/2 @9:00 PM
Basketball 10/6 @ 12:15PM

Please visit our website for more information.


Science Undergrad Labratory Internship

For more information please contact Mary Durfee, Associate Professor of Government at


Husky Tae Kwon Do Practice Schedule

Tae Kwon Do is fun for all ages and skill levels. Practice self-defense, basic and advanced techniques, and Olympic style sparring.  Try us out for FREE anytime! We look forward to seeing you at one or more of our practices!

Tuesday, October 1 from 5:30-7:30 PM in the MUB Alumni Lounge
Thursday, October 3 from 5:30-7:30 PM in the MUB Alumni Lounge
Friday, October 4 from 5:30-7:30  PM in the MUB Peninsula Room
For more information, contact Jacob Carrick,



Study Abroad Fair 2013

Come check out the Study Abroad Fair on Wednesday, October 2 from 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM in Fisher Hall.  Learn about the programs IPS and Michigan Tech offer for students to go abroad and find the perfect one for you.  Opportunities are available for every major and level.  Also, prizes will be given away every hour, so don’t miss out on your chance to win!

For more information on studying abroad, visit or email