Student Scoop – August 31, 2022

Help save a life!

So far our university community has only filled 88 of 213 available blood donation appointments tomorrow. We know we can do better because Huskies Give Back! If you are willing and able, please sign up for an appointment now!

Intro to Design Thinking

Get your creative energy flowing and join us for a design thinking event in which student teams practice innovation skills.  Design thinking is a human-centered design process used to solve challenging problems.  This interactive workshop will be held in the Alley Makerspace (MUB basement).   To accommodate schedules we will host this workshop twice.  

September 7, 2022 (Wednesday), 4- 6 pm, The Alley Makerspace

September 13, 2022 (Tuesday), 4-6 pm, The Alley Makerspace 

All are welcome.  Register here by 9/6

Welcome Week Continues through Saturday!

Wednesday, August 31
American Red Cross Blood Drive – 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM, MUB Ballroom
Snack Break – 1:00 PM, MUB Circle

Thursday, September 1
American Red Cross Blood Drive – 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM, MUB Ballroom
Lawn Games with St. Al’s – 3:30 – 5 PM, Walker Lawn
Sorority Life Info Session and Craft Night – 6:00 PM, MUB Commons
Football VS Wisconsin Platteville – 6:00 PM, Kearly Stadium

Friday, September 2
Welcome to the UP[izza] with Student Leadership & Involvement and the Center for Diversity and Inclusion – 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM, Hamar House Lawn
Soccer VS Minnesota Crookston – 5:00 PM, Kearly Stadium
WMTU Welcome – 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM, Walker Lawn
Blackout Dance with Black Student Association – 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM, Walker Lawn

Sunday, September 4
Soccer VS Bemidji State – 12:00 PM, Kearly Stadium

Calling All Huskies to the U[Pizza]

The Center for Diversity and Inclusion and Student Leadership and Involvement have teamed up to host the Calling All Huskies to the U[Pizza] event. It will be a showcase of the many identity-based student organizations on campus as well as a chance to eat some FREE Ambassador pizza. 

It will be located on the CDI lawn this Friday, Sept. 2nd from 2-4 PM. If it rains, it will be moved to the DHH ballroom. We hope to see you all there!

Student Organization Re-Registration is Live!

It’s time to re-register!

Every Registered Student Organization must complete re-registration in order to remain an active RSO at Michigan Tech and receive funding from the Student Activity Fee. Instructions were sent via email to all e-board members as listed on Involvement Link.

Haven’t received the email? Forgot to update your e-board? Email us at for assistance!

The deadline to complete the required RSO training and other steps for re-registration without the loss of funds is September 28th, 2022.

This Week FilmBoard Presents:

Ghostbusters (1984)

Three parapsychologists forced out of their university funding set up shop as a unique ghost removal service in New York City, attracting frightened yet skeptical customers.

Ghostbusters is rated PG 

Friday and Saturdays at 5:30, 8:30, and 11:30

Located on Michigan Tech’s campus in Fisher 135. Tickets are 3$ and concessions are 1$. We hope to see you at the movie this weekend and have a great day.

5:30 Showtimes are to be shown with subtitles now!

Labor Day Film: The Wobblies

FREE Movie Showing brought to you by the Keweenaw Socialists @ MTU and Filmboard.

As the labor movement continues to see a renaissance in the United States with notable strikes, including John Deere, Kellogg’s, and Warrior Met Coal, and groundbreaking unionization efforts at Starbucks, Amazon, and many other companies, we take a look at the history of one of the most influential labor unions in history, the Industrial Workers of the World or IWW.

Monday, September 5th at 3:00pm in Fisher 135

Engineering Ambassadors Information Session

Husky Tae Kwon Do

This Week with the Center For Student Mental Health & Well-being…

Flu Shot Clinic

Mark your calendars! Flu shot clinics will be returning to campus in October! More information and a sign-up portal will be available to students on the Center for Student Mental Health and Well-being website by the end of the week. Bring your Be Well card along and get it stamped!   

When and where:     

October 4th, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM, Rozsa     October 11th, 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM, Rozsa     October 18th, 4:00 AM – 6:00 PM, SDC     October 25th, 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM, Rozsa

Please contact with any questions. 

Let’s Taco ‘Bout It

Do you like free tacos and fun conversations? Come join us at “Let’s Taco ‘Bout It” on September, October 13th! Come hang out in the MUB Commons from 6-7 PM. Bring your Be Well card along, or pick one up and get it stamped during the event!    

When: 6:00 – 7:00 PM, 2nd Tuesday of each month     

Where: The MUB Commons

Please contact with any questions. 

Health Hut
The Well-Being Advocates are hosting the first Health Hut of the semester! Stop by their table in the library for resources, tips, and a chance to chat with students who are passionate about well-being and health.    

When: 12:00 – 2:00 PM, 1st Wednesday of each month

Where: Library Exhibit Hall, 1st Floor 

Please contact Jillian Cyrus ( with any questions. 

Catalyst Leadership Workshop

Catalyst is a one-day program focused on learning to develop your own authentic path, connect to groups and causes you care about, and commit to a plan to be a catalyst for yourself and the groups you’re part of. A catalyst starts something. It provokes change or action. You can be a catalyst. Join other student leaders who also want to start something extraordinary for small-group discussion, large-group interaction, and personal reflection.

All participants will receive free workshop materials, lunch, and a participation gift. 

RSVPs must be received by noon on Wednesday, September 7th to ensure adequate program supplies.

MSGC Funding Opportunities

by Graduate School

The Michigan Space Grant Consortium (MSGC) aims to foster awareness of, education in, and research on space and Earth-related science and technology in Michigan.

Funding opportunities are available in the following categories:

Undergraduate fellowship, graduate fellowship, pre-college education, public outreach, teacher training, and research seed grants.


  • November 9, 2022, by Noon — Internal deadline for undergraduate and graduate fellowship proposals.
  • October 19, 2022, by  Noon — All other submissions.
  • November 16, 2022, by 5 pm — Final materials, after review and approval by SPO, must be uploaded to MSGC by the applicant.

Proposals exceeding stated page limits or submitted without prior review by Michigan Tech will not be considered for funding. Women, underrepresented minorities, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply to all MSGC funding opportunities. Only U.S. citizens are eligible to apply for fellowship grants.

For instructions detailing proposal submission procedures and requirements, visit the Resources for the Michigan Space Grant Consortium web page.

For more information, contact Mia Kemppainen in the Graduate School at or call 906-487-2326.

SDC Fall 2022 Building Hours

SDC Fall 2022 building hours will run from August 29 – December 15 with limited hours during the Thanksgiving holiday (Nov 18 – 27).

Check out our website for more information:

Society of Women Engineers: Evening with Industry

SWE would like to welcome ALL students to attend our largest networking event of the year, Evening with Industry (EWI). EWI is a free networking event where MTU students have the opportunity to connect with company recruiters the night before career fair. This event is sponsored by companies, includes a free meal, and is open to all MTU students regardless of gender or major!