Day: December 9, 2016

Michigan Tech LODE & Student News Briefs, 12/9/16




Film Board Presents a Weekend of Holiday Films

Finals Stressing You Out? Need a Break from Cramming? Join Film Board for a Study Break! All day on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday we will be watching holiday movies in Fisher 135.  The theatre will be a quiet space to relax, read a book, or get away from your roommate while casually watching a holiday film.  Come and go as you please and concessions will be available.  Hope to see you there!

Note: Regular films will resume next semester

Khana Khazana Indian 3Khana Khazana Serving Indian Cuisine

This week at the Memorial Union North Coast Grill and Deli, we are featuring a menu from India.

The menu features:
Chicken Do Pyaza (Chicken Curry with Onion) (Non-veggie)
Rajma Masala (Streamed Kidney Bean) (Veggie)
Gajar Halwa (Carrot Pudding)
Mixed Vegetable Pakora (Crispy Indian Fritters)

Serving is from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday. The cost is $7.95 and includes a fountain beverage.

GSG stress relieving night poster 12.2016GSG Hosting Study Break Stress Relief Event

Some high beat workout and a little bit of mindfulness is the apt recipe to relieve the stress of the finals week, and the Graduate Student Government is here to help you with this.

GSG is organizing a Stress Relieving Night event where you can burn some calories through Zumba taught by Cindy Crabtree, or attain some peace of mind through Meditation and Mindfulness by Silke Feltz. There will also be some coloring, socializing, and food for all attendees. GSG welcomes all graduate students to spend the Friday evening to relax their mind and body to prepare for the last week of a well rounded Fall semester.

The event will be organized this Friday, December 9 from 7 – 9 p.m. in the Douglass Houghton Hall Ballroom, near the Walker Arts building, opposite to the Broomball rinks.

For more information please contact Muraleekrishnan at



12 Days of Christmas Sale at the Campus Bookstore

The 12 Days of Christmas sale is back at the Michigan Tech Campus Store and University Images. Now through December 19, a new sleigh-full of goodies will be offered each day for you and yours.

Discover a great selection of sporting apparel, souvenirs, and brand new items just for the holiday season. Stop in for the warm smiles and holiday cheer, and leave with the great deals. For current and upcoming specials, as well as holiday operating hours, check our social media feeds at

Wahtera Center Hiring Student Staff for 2017-18

The Waino Wahtera Center for Student Success is hiring student staff positions for 2017-18. These positions include orientation team leaders (OTLs), academic success coaches, peer teaching assistants, ExSEL peer mentors and a commuter and transfer assistant.

These positions provide students with great opportunities to engage with and encourage their peers and develop their communication and leadership skills.

For position descriptions, visit the Wahtera Center webpage.

New applicants are required to attend one short information session before receiving their link to apply. The next session will be held at 5 and 7 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 11 in Fisher 138.

Applicants are required to have a minimum of a 2.5 cumulative and semester GPA to be considered. Contact the staff of the Waino Wahtera Center for Student Success at success@mtu.eduwith any questions.

Graduating Senior Series: Part 5—Now What? Life After College


Join a panel of Michigan Tech alumni to learn how to navigate life after graduation—how they got to where they are now, the resources they used and what they wished they had known when they were in your shoes. This session is from noon to 1 p.m. Friday (Dec. 9) in the Memorial Union Ballroom.



PureRA-Jan-reducedInterested in Becoming an RA?

Housing and Residential Life is looking for new staff to join our team in 2017-18! We are hiring Resident Assistants. As a resident assistant, you will be seen a leader within the community, you will  help to build a strong, diverse, and inclusive community,  and you will promote learning inside and outside of the classroom.

For a more detailed description of the job, please visit the Housing and Residential Life hiring webpage.

New applicants are required to attend one short information session before receiving their link to apply. The final session is being held:  January 9 at 9:00 p.m. in Fisher 138.

Applicants are required to have a minimum of a 2.5 cumulative and semester GPA to be considered. Please contact the Housing and Residential Staff at if you have any questions.

Design Expo 2017 Registration Now Open

Design Expo 2017 will be held in the MUB Ballroom on Thursday, April 13. Please save the date!

Design Expo highlights hands-on, discovery-based learning at Michigan Tech. More than 600 students on Enterprise and Senior Design teams showcase their work and compete for awards. A panel of judges, made up of distinguished corporate representatives and Michigan Tech staff and faculty members, critique the projects. Many team projects are sponsored by industry, which allows students to gain valuable experience through competition, as well as direct exposure to real industrial problems. Design Expo is co-hosted by the College of Engineering and the Pavlis Honors College.

Registration is now open for Senior Design and Enterprise teams. Visit the Design Expo website to register before the deadline, Monday, February 6, 2017.


GLI Tickets Fundraiser

Buy your tickets online through the link below and part of your ticket purchase will go to help the Husky FAN Pantry! Tickets prices remain the same.
WHO: You, your friends, family, alumni, etc
WHAT: Great Lakes Invitational College Hockey
WHERE: Joe Louis Arena, Detroit Michigan
WHEN: December 29 and 30
WHY: Support the Huskies Hockey Team and the Husky FAN Pantry.  The pantry provides food, meal swipes, emergency food packs, and educational programming to the campus community at no cost.
HOW: Go to this website and enter the promotion code: MTUGREEK
This fundraiser is sponsored by Michigan Tech’s Fraternity and Sorority Life.

If you have any questions, please email Rochelle Spencer ( for Michigan Tech related questions or Lauren Kalinosky ( for ticket questions or to purchase tickets over the phone.

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This Week’s Events

HUSKY TALKS: How to Succeed in Your Co-op  CANCELLED
The Career Ambassadors will give you their “been there, done that” perspective about how to ensure you have a great co-op experience, what the company expects from you, and how to brand yourself as someone they want to hire full-time.
Tuesday, December 13 | 12:10 PM – 12:50 PM OR Wednesday, December 14 | 12:10 PM – 12:50 PM

After the Break:

Medical Careers Week
Join us to learn about a variety of opportunities in the medical field.
January 23 – 26

Consumer Products Day
Consumer Products Day returns for another year! This “Shark-Tank style” event features your team – the entrepreneurs, and the “sharks” – company representatives, who want to challenge you to come up with a re-purposed, re-designed idea for their company-supplied products.
January 26 – 28

Registration is open and limited. Sign your team up today!