Student Scoop – April 10, 2024

Pre-Finals Week Pajama Party

The semester is nearly done and finals are coming up, so we’re letting loose in our pajamas! Join us on Saturday, April 20th at 8 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. for a Late Night Program and Film Board Pajama Party at Fisher Hall 135 and 132.

Come as you are or wear your favorite pajamas, slippers, and/or robe. Bring a stuffed animal to show off. There will be gluten-free and vegan snacks available and copious amounts of popcorn. Monsters University (2013) will play (for FREE!) in Fisher 135 and there are board games in Fisher 132 for all players. Bring your friends and have some downtime in your p.js watching a movie, eating snacks, and playing games.

K-Day Registration Opens Tomorrow!

K-Day is just around the corner on September 6th, and registration opens tomorrow! K-Day, or Keweenaw Day, is an annual student involvement fair held at Chassell Centennial Park with food, fun, and music! Typically 3500-4000 students come out for this event. This is a fantastic chance for your organization to showcase what you have to offer and attract new members.

The theme this year is Trivial Pursuit!  Please have your organization’s activity finalized before registering. Registration closes August 30th but space is limited so do not delay!

Keep an eye out for the registration link in your email!

Sense of Belonging Focus Groups

2nd Annual Sustainability Month

This year, Michigan Tech celebrates the 2nd Annual Sustainability Month with a variety of events put on by our very own Students for Sustainability, Keweenaw Youth for Climate Action, the Sustainability Demonstration House, and the Office of Sustainability and Resilience. Check out the events below to join us in celebrating Earth Month!

For additional sustainability updates from Michigan Tech, follow the Office of Sustainability and Resilience on Instagram, @sustainablemtu, or check out the ‘Michigan Tech Sustainability Blog’.

3rd Annual KYCA Art and Music Festival

Celebrate the Earth with us at the 3rd annual KYCA Art & Music Festival!

We will have live music throughout the day and a pop-up art show. There will be (limited) food handouts and concessions later in the night.

April 13, 2:30 to 7:30 pm

Rozsa Center 

Pitbull Dance Party

Women In Natural Resources Plant Sale

Hello! Women in Natural Resources will be holding our annual Plant Sale on April 17th and 18th, from 10am-2pm! This event will be held in the atrium of the U.J. Noblet Forestry building, just up the road from the main campus. We will be selling houseplants, succulents, herbs, pots, handmade macrame, and more! Items will be available for purchase in person during the time of the event, or you may pre-order on our website starting April 10th at or by clicking the link in our Instagram bio (@winr_at_mtu). Hope to see you there!

MUB Board presents

Spring Fling

Date: Friday, April 12th

Time: 12 – 4 pm

Location: All Over Campus! Husky Statue

Rain Location: SDC Multi-Purpose Room

Spring Fling is coming up soon!! Come see many of the registered student organizations and what they have accomplished this year. There will be all sorts of activities including tie-dying & caricatures, free catered food, plenty of giveaways, and more! Don’t miss out on this Tech Tradition!

Sips and Succulents

Date: Thursday, April 18th

Time: 6 – 8 pm

Location: MUB Commons

Join us for one last event before finals! Take a break from the chaos and come paint a clay pot, then plant one of a variety of succulents inside! Located in the MUB commons, there will also be refreshments available, WHILE SUPPLIES LAST!

Graduate Cultural Night

GSG, in collaboration with the African Students Organization, Bangladeshi Student Association, Indian Students Association, Iranian Community at MTU, and Nepal Student Organization will be hosting a cultural celebration.

Date: Saturday, April 13th

Time: 6-9PM

Venue: MUB commons.

Stop by to enjoy a night of music, food, and fun!

RSVP is appreciated.

Please do so here:

Join Us for Design Expo 2024

Please save the date for Michigan Tech’s 24th Design Expo! It’s happening April 16 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the first floor of the Van Pelt and Opie Library and in the MUB Ballroom.

Design Expo is an annual event highlighting hands-on, discovery-based learning with a showcase of Enterprise, Senior Design/Capstone, and team projects from all across the Michigan Tech campus.  This is a great opportunity to see the amazing projects going on throughout campus and even get a chance to talk to the teams about their experiences.  You may even find an Enterprise Team or research project you want to participate in!

Design Expo is hosted by the Enterprise Program and the College of Engineering. This event is free and everyone is welcome. Any questions? Contact

See Your Pets While You Study

Once again the library will be putting pictures of your pets on our digital displays during finals week. Sharing pet photos helps everyone smile and will hopefully remind you of all the fun you’ll have with your pets once this semester is in the books. Share images with us using this form by April 12th to have your pet included. 

Consumer Product Manufacturing Enterprise

Consumer Product Manufacturing Enterprise, a multidisciplinary group consisting of multiple projects, is holding an info session for interested students on Wednesday, April 17th from 6-6;30pm in the Wadsworth Annex (Room G11). Students are able to work on a variety of projects, ranging from creating sustainable biofuel, developing process improvements for corporate sponsors, and engineering a below-knee prosthesis. Attend to learn more about how CPM operates, their current projects, and how you can get involved.

Survey to provide women’s lab coats at the chemistry store!

As requested by students, Women in Physics and the Chemistry Graduate Safety Committee have made a survey to better understand the usage and quantity of those who would purchase a women’s lab coat. The questions cover needed sizes, lab coat specifications, etc., and will help provide information that is needed to get them in stock at the Chemistry Store.

If you are in support of this change, and would like to provide your input, please fill out the survey below!

Ballet Barre

Experience the rejuvenating world of barre, a fusion of the grace of ballet and the fun energy of cardio fitness. This class is thoughtfully designed to provide a comprehensive, low-impact workout suitable for all skill levels, regardless of your dance background. With a diverse range of music, you’ll have the opportunity to discover the transformative benefits of movement, build strength, and enhance flexibility.

Sunday, 6:00 – 6:50 pm

SDC Fitness Studio

Class Day Pass $10

HuskiesFit Ultimate Punch Card

MTU Student 8-punch card $33, 16-punch card $50

Gear Auction

Join Michigan Tech Athletics, Recreation, and Outdoor Adventure Program (OAP) at the annual silent gear auction. The Gear Auction will be held on Saturday, April 13th, 11am – 1pm, in the SDC Ice Arena, on the concourse. The Auction is open to everyone and is a silent/blind bid auction. No pre-registration is needed, however participants will be required to sign in when entering the auction with name, phone, and email.

All items start at $50 or more. The auction will take place from 11am to 1pm and will include used and surplus outdoor and sports gear. Calls will be made to winning bidders between 1pm and 2pm. Winners are required to pay and pick up items between 2pm and 4pm on Saturday, April 13th.

We will also be accepting outdoor and recreational gear for commission in the gear auction starting Monday, April 8th through Friday, April 12th. You determine the starting price for each of your items, however, items less than $50 will not be accepted. We are taking a $10 commission fee for each item sold.
Visit for more.

Free Matlab Workshop

Join us for a free MATLAB Session Tutorial hosted by Women in Physics! 

Date– Friday, April 12th

Time– 5 – 6 pm

Location– Fisher Hall 101

MATLAB is a useful programming language used in various fields like engineering and data analysis. This tutorial is designed to arm you with essential MATLAB skills, setting a sturdy groundwork for your future endeavors.

Please use the form to register for the class: Sign up form

Or the QR code attached to the flyer.

Don’t miss out on this opportunity to expand your skills! Hope to see you there!

Rozsa Spotlight

Purple Hearts Presented by Michigan Tech Theatre

7:30 PM | April 10-13, 2024

In the McArdle Theatre

Opening tonight! Get your tickets to the suspenseful, thought-provoking (and sometimes funny) 4-show run of Purple Hearts by C.S. Wallace performed by Michigan Tech Theatre in McArdle Theatre. See performances tonight through Saturday, April 10, 11, 12, and 13, 2024 at 7:30 p.m. in McArdle Theatre.

This play marks the director’s debut production at Michigan Tech; while this is his first here, Nich has directed over 50 plays, operas, and musicals in Chicago and across the United States. The play also represents the final curtain call for five graduating seniors this semester; meet the full cast in the digital program

Set in the wake of the attack on Pearl Harbor, Purple Hearts tells the story of three soldiers who were trapped aboard the sunken USS West Virginia, and the loved ones who await them back home. Based on true events, the play imagines what may have happened during the weeks they were trapped inside the ship’s compartment.

Learn More | Free Tickets

Spring Fling Reception Hosted by Michigan Tech Art

5-7 PM | April 12, 2024

At the Rozsa Art Galleries

Stop by the Rozsa Art Galleries for a showcase of student artworks from the Spring ’24 Fiber Arts and World Sculpture Traditions Classes. The drop-in Artist Reception will be from 5-7 p.m., featuring a variety of works in different media, including fibers and textiles, painting, sculpture, mixed media, and more. Students from many different majors at MTU, including (but not limited to) Engineering, Biology, Computer Science, Theatre, Entertainment Technology, and Physics, are presenting their art in this eclectic show. The showcase will be open in the Rozsa Art Galleries through April 16. 

Learn More | Free Event

The Greatest Movie and Video Game Music Presented by Michigan Tech Music

7:30 PM | April 14, 2024

In the Rozsa Center for the Performing Arts

The Superior Wind Symphony and Campus Concert Band join together for an epic concert of movie and video game music. Music will include: Star Wars, The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers, Halo, The Incredibles, Back to the Future, James Bond, Disney/Pixar’s UP, Disney’s Moana, and more. 

Learn More | Free Tickets

Student Art Exhibition Reception Hosted by Michigan Tech Art

6 – 7:30 PM | April 15, 2024

In the Wadsworth Hall Studio G04W

Join students from across campus at the exhibition of their artworks. See photographs made from a contemplative point of view in nature spaces. Explore drawings informed by the study of mindfulness and human perception.

Light refreshments provided.

Learn More | Free Event


Mosaic for Earth Presented by Michigan Tech Music

7:30 PM | April 20, 2024

In the Rozsa Center for the Performing Arts

The Keweenaw Symphony Orchestra and Michigan Tech Choirs celebrate Earth Day with a presentation of Dwight Bigler’s Mosaic for Earth. Over 150 students, professors, and community members come together to perform the new 14-movement work celebrates the wonders of nature and explores humanity’s impact on the environment and our responsibility towards it. 

Learn More | Free Tickets

Taylor Swift Listen Party with IRHC

Join IRHC (and Alexandra) Thursday, April 18th, at 11:00 PM at McNair Glass Lounge for a Taylor Swift party! There will be coffee shop deserts, T-Swift Trivia, Friendship Bracelets, and listening to her new album together! If you would like to feel free to dress in all black and white to add to the “Tortured Poets” Theme!

Winter Carnival 2025 Logo Contest

Do you want to design next year’s Winter Carnival Logo? Now’s your chance! Submit it to before Noon on Sunday, April 14th to have a chance of having your logo picked for next year!

Center for Student Mental Health and Well-being

Cookies & Coloring

Join us to eat cookies, color, and destress on Friday, April 12th from 1:30-3:30 in the CDI Basement! 

Capture Your Adventure

It’s that time of the year again! Our online social media challenge kicks off in May and we can’t wait to see what you are all up to this summer! Learn more on our website about how to participate, or stay tuned for more information!