Day: May 22, 2015

Student News Briefs – Friday, May 22, 2015

ENTERTAINMENT & ENRICHMENT

Khana Khazana Serves Iranian Cuisine Friday

The Dining Services food trailer will be parked on campus Friday from 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM and will serve Iranian Cuisine. The featured dish is Bandari, which is a hot dog with onions, pickles, parsley and tomatoes. Also try some fresh squeezed Lemonade while you’re there.


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Corn Roast at the Outdoor Adventure Program

Thursday, May 28 from 1:00 – 3:00 Student Activities will be hosting a Corn Roast at the Outdoor Adventure Program and it is free to attend! Please come over and enjoy a freshly grilled corn on the cob. It’s summer, so enjoy it with our awesome summer programming events! Find out what’s to come over the next few weeks too.

For more information please contact Student Activities at activiites@mtu.edu.


SPORTS

Softball Clinic Hosted by Graduate School Government

Graduate Student Government will be hosting a softball clinic for anyone interested in learning the game or those that just want to get some practice in. Everyone is welcome and some equipment will be provided, but please bring your own if you have it.

Saturday, May 23, 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM at the MTU Baseball Fields.  Lunch is provided for Registered Participants. Register HERE

For more information on the GSG summer softball league, please visit the GSG webpage: http://gsg.students.mtu.edu/softball.htm

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact our Softball Coordinator, Jarod Maggio (jcmaggio@mtu.edu).


 INFO SESSIONS

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Boating Safety Info Session

Its that time of year, time to get out on the water and enjoy the natural wonder of the Keweenaw. Water sports can be fun for everyone but it is also important to learn how to be safe on the water. The Coast Guard and Coast Guard Auxiliary will be conducting a boating safety info session with an emphasis on Paddle Sports. Please stop into the Memorial Union Ballroom A1 on Thursday, May 28 at 5:30 PM. It is free to attend and there will be food and prizes too!

For more information please contact Whitney at wmborosk@mtu.edu.


HEALTH AND WELLNESS

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Dog Therapy at Outdoor Recreation and Wellness Center

Get your healthy dose of dog with Zeke the Golden Retriever. Come over to the Outdoor Recreation and Wellness Center  from 2:00 – 4:00 PM.

For more information contact Whitney at 906-487-2560


COMMUNITY

Keweenaw Science and Engineering Festival

Michigan Tech and the community will come together to host the inaugural Keweenaw Science and Engineering Festival.

The event is designed to stimulate and sustain interest in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) in the Keweenaw.

This four-day festival is an open forum to showcase all facets of STEM in the Western Upper Peninsula. Current scheduled events include the Michigan Tech Mind Trekkers, Nerd Night with Tech’s Physics Department, the Family Engineering Day, Summer Concert Series, Science Pub Crawl, The Wonders of Physics, science comedian Brian Malow and David Gaynes presenting his documentary “Saving Hubble” and more!

This event is scheduled for Aug. 5 – 8, with most of the activities free to the public. Check out the current schedule. If you would like to get involved and run a hands-on demonstration or volunteer please contact Amanda McConnon at amcconno@mtu.edu.