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Student News Briefs – November 2, 2018

Walkers Be Careful

If you are walking to campus in the morning when it is still dark, please use extreme caution. There have been numerous reports of near misses as students are difficult to see in the dark and the rain.

Wear reflective clothing and be careful out there.


Campus Store is Celebrating Fall Fest!

It’s almost Thanksgiving Break and we want to take this opportunity to show how thankful we are for all of YOU, our students.

Friday, November 9th, from 1 pm to 4 pm, the Campus Store will be hosting FALL FEST!

FALL FEST is a special event to celebrate YOU.

Stop by the Campus Store and join in the fun! There will be games, contests, snacks, and prizes!

We look forward to seeing you!


LeaderShape Institute Applications are Open
LeaderShape® Institute Applications are open for 2019. This week-long leadership development experience is designed to help people learn to “lead with integrity.”
The Michigan Tech LeaderShape® Institute runs from January 7 – 12, 2019 at the Ford Center. Go to LeaderShape to learn more and apply!
If you have any further questions, please contact Student Activities in MUB 112 or emailing activities@mtu.edu.

This weekend, Film Board Presents:

Your Name (Kimi No Na Wa)                              

Friday, Nov. 2 @ 5:00, 7:00 (Dubbed Version)
Saturday, Nov. 3 @ 2:30, 5:30, 8:30, 11:30 (Dubbed Version)
Sunday, Nov. 4 @ 2:30, 5:30 (Dubbed Version)

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

Your Name is rated PG for thematic elements, suggestive content, brief language, and smoking.

Want to see what movies we’re playing next? Check out our movies and showtimes at the Film Board website: filmboard.mtu.edu


Fall Gallery Exhibition

The Department of Visual and Performing Arts and the Rozsa Center are excited to announce the fall gallery exhibition, Never Empty, featuring work by artists Dylan Miner (Ann Arbor, MI) and Amanda Breitbach (Nacodoches, TX). The exhibit will run from now through Saturday, November 10, 2018 in Michigan Tech’s A-Space Gallery, within the Rozsa Center. Gallery hours are M-F 8:00 am – 8:00 pm and 1:00 – 8:00 pm on Saturdays.

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NOSOTROS Latin Dance Party!

NOSOTROS invites you to the next Latin Dance Party Saturday, November 3rd!

Where: MUB Ballroom A

When: Saturday, November 3rd

Time: 8 – 9 pm Salsa Dance Lessons – 9 – 11 pm Open Floor

Cost: FREE!

We will have Latin and international music, free snacks and a lot of fun! So don’t miss out!


Creative Courage at the Rozsa

What does it take to spark innovation in life, art, business, engineering and technology? According to Welby Altidor, former Executive Creative Director of Cirque du Soleil, it takes courage. But not just any courage – it takes creative courage. Please join Michigan Tech Career Services and the Rozsa Center on Tuesday, November 6, at 7:30 pm to hear Welby Altidor speak at the Rozsa Center for the Performing Arts.


Meet Your Major Series

Undergraduate students who are unsure of their major, or are interested in pursuing a dual major, are invited to attend the Meet Your Major series hosted by the School of Business and Economics. This is an opportunity to hear from faculty and current students about internships, courses, career paths, and student organizations. Snacks and refreshments will be served. Please contact Shannon Rinkinen at smrinkin@mtu.edu with questions.

Meet Your Major:

Management with Economics in Supply Chain Operations and Management and Entrepreneurship

4-5 p.m. Wednesday, November 7 in AOB 101

 Meet Your Major: Accounting

4-5 p.m. Wednesday, November 7 in the APMP Trading Lab 


Triangle Fraternity – 31 Backpacks

Triangle Fraternity would like your help in raising funds for 31 Backpacks! Tuesday, November 6, 2018 from 11 am – 9 pm. Enjoy lunch or dinner, dine in or take out, at Joey’s Seafood & Grill in downtown Houghton and 20% of your bill will be donated to support 31 Backpacks in their efforts to combat childhood hunger in Houghton and Keweenaw Counties. 31 Backpacks sends food home for eligible children who otherwise could go hungry. Remember you must mention 31 Backpacks or Triangle Fraternity before you receive your bill. If you would like more information, please contact Dylan Gaines at triangle-svc@mtu.edu


Michigan Space Grant Consortium Funding Opportunities

The Michigan Space Grant Consortium announces funding opportunities in the following categories: Undergraduate Fellowship, Graduate Fellowship, Pre-College Education, Public Outreach, Teacher Training, and Research Seed Grant. Only U.S. citizens are eligible to apply for fellowship grants.

The internal Michigan Tech deadline is noon on Wednesday, November 7. Click here for instructions detailing proposal submission procedures and requirements.

Note— Proposals must be submitted electronically after being approved by the Office of Sponsored Programs. Proposals exceeding stated page limits or submitted without prior review by Michigan Tech will not be considered for funding. For more information, contact Paige Hackney (phackney@mtu.edu) in the Pavlis Honors College (M&M 722).

Women, underrepresented minorities, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply to all MSGC funding opportunities.


Study Abroad in Ghana

Come to an information session on studying abroad in Accra, Ghana summer 2019 with Michigan Tech Social Sciences faculty member Kari Henquinet through USAC. Join a team of Ghana Study Abroad Info Sessionsabcfaculty, students, and community members to learn hands on with support in a beautiful, friendly African city!

Informational meeting on Thursday, November 8th at 7 pm

in Fisher 130.

Learn more about:

  • Michigan Tech courses you can take abroad
  • Financial aid and scholarship opportunities to study abroad
  • Program details such as field trips, housing, costs, dates.

For more information go here.


                                                     


Five Under Thirty-Five

Five incredible Michigan Tech alumni, under the age of 35 , who are following their dreams will visit campus to inspire and energize the student body and campus community. Hear what they have to say on Wednesday, November 14th at 4:30 pm at the Rozsa Center.


Business Model Canvas Bootcamp

By Innovation Center for Entrepreneurship

The Innovation Center for Entrepreneurship will be hosting Business Model Canvas Bootcamp, a two-part workshop on Wednesday, November 14 and 28 from 7-9 pm in Rekhi 214. Using the Business Model Canvas, students will work with the Michigan Tech I-Corps Site Program teaching team to develop a business model for their technology or idea. Which customers does your idea or product serve? What value does it create? The I-Corps teaching team will guide students through the process of identifying value propositions and customer segments using customer discovery to develop a winning business model. Registration for this workshop is required.

Business Model Bootcamp is part of Husky Innovate, a series of workshops and events that build on each other with the intention of guiding students through key phases of innovation or business development. Students who participated in the Idea Pitch Competition and/or plan to compete in the upcoming Bob Mark Business Model Competition, are strongly encouraged to register for Business Model Canvas Bootcamp. Husky Innovate is hosted by the Innovation Center for Entrepreneurship, a collaboration between the School of Business & Economics, Pavlis Honors College, and the Vice President for Research Office.


Navigating Through The Holidays Workshops
A 60-minute workshop that will focus on empowering you to make healthy choices as you attend parties and family gatherings during the holiday season. Don’t let the hustle and bustle of the holidays derail your health goals! Learn some tips and tools to help you navigate safely through the season.  
Dates/Times: Wednesday, November 14 &
Wednesday, December 5, 7:00-8:00 p.m.
Where: SDC Room 237
Only $10/person per session. Discounted rate for SDC members. Reserve your spot today! Visit

ATTENTION ALL STUDENTS GRADUATING IN December 2018: The Michigan Tech Student Foundation (MTSF) invites you to make your upcoming commencement day even more meaningful by participating in the Class Tribute Program.  It’s an opportunity for you to recognize someone special to you in the printed commencement program.

Just go to ClassTributes for program and participation details.  The deadline for tribute submissions is November 19, Monday.

For questions, contact Adam Portmann at 487-2542 or aportman@mtu.edu.


Home for the Holidays Gift Mart: Call for Vendors

Vendor booth applications are now being accepted for the 21st Annual Home for the Holidays Gift Mart, which will be held at the Rozsa Center for the Performing Arts on Saturday, November 24th from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm. The annual Home for the Holidays Gift Mart is a juried show, guaranteeing patrons an excellent and varied assortment of quality hand-crafted items to shop. Fifty vendors will be accepted into this year’s Gift Mart, and local crafters and artists are encouraged to apply. Interested vendors, contact the Rozsa Center for a Booth Application by calling (906) 487-2858, or by emailing rozsa@mtu.edu. Early applications will be reviewed on Friday, October 19th, and vendors will be notified of their acceptance during the week of October 22nd. Applications received after October 19th will be reviewed upon receipt, and the application deadline is November 16th.

For applications and complete vendor details please contact Mary Ann Struthers, (906) 487-2858, rozsa@mtu.edu


Join the MTU Racquetball Club

Join the Racquetball Club!  Players of all levels are welcome to join us at the SDC courts on

Thursdays  6 –  8 pm and Sundays 1 – 3 pm.

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Michigan Tech Emergency Medical Services

Michigan Tech Emergency Medical Services is a student-led first responder agency with the purpose of providing high-quality medical response 24/7 to the Michigan Tech campus and surrounding areas as well as providing on-campus Heartsaver first aid and CPR and Basic Life Support certifications. Our volunteers are Emergency posterlicensed as Emergency Medical Technicians through the State of Michigan and National Registry Certified. Each year, a small group of MTU students are accepted to become certified through participation in over 200 hours of education through the class put on by the agency. Further opportunities for members of the organization involve CPR instructor licensure, providing first aid standby at hockey games and other MTU athletic events, and involvement in community outreach events. For information of how to join, become certified, or participate in any of our CPR trainings, please email ems@mtu.edu.


Social Justice Series

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The Center for Diversity & Inclusion is offering another awesome semester worth of excellent opportunities to engage with different ideas around diversity and inclusion (opportunities to hear from our students about their experiences and to bear witness to what faculty and staff are doing on our very own campus to support and promote equity!
Join us this fall for our Diverse Dialogues series and be part of the conversation of highlighting underrepresented voices, elevating the social justice work being done by our Michigan Tech community, and engaging and learning from difficult diversity and inclusion discussions that affect us all.

Takeover Snapchat

University Marketing and Communications at Michigan Tech is looking for student groups to run temporary takeovers of its Snapchat account. UMC is seeking your help in identifying responsible and outgoing students in your organization who would be willing to run a Snapchat takeover. The benefit to you? Raising student awareness about Michigan Tech in general and about your organization in particular.

The university Snapchat coordinator, Ben Jaszczak, works with campus groups like yours to organize awareness-raising Snapchat takeovers targeted to current and future Huskies. With over 2,000 followers, our Snapchat account is a great way to reach undergraduate and prospective students.

To run a Snapchat takeover, all you need to do is identify a student(s) who is willing to run the takeover and choose a time slot of 1-3 days where they can highlight your program or event. With that information, contact us at video@mtu.edu to schedule your takeover.  You can direct any questions about this event to Ben Jaszczak, Multimedia Specialist and Snapchat Coordinator, at bjjaszcz@mtu.edu.  We appreciate your help!


At-Risk for Students Course

College can be stressful at times, and Michigan Tech wants to empower our students with tKognito At risk for students log in graphic abhe resources they need to help one another.  We’re excited to present the Kognito simulation At-Risk for Students course, which will help in recognizing signs of distress, determining if a friend needs help, how to talk to someone in need of help, or where you or your friend can turn to for resources.  It can be difficult to deal with these kinds of issues, but an effective conversation can help more than you think-it can help change someones life.  We hope you enjoy this simulation, as we all work together to help one another and build a stronger community.Kognito graphic for at risk students (promo)

Kognito is an online training simulation to help students learn how to talk to others in need and help in a crisis situation using role playing.

If you encounter technical issues, please contact Kognito‘s support team at: support@kognito.com


Heathly Husky Workshop Series

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New HuskiesFit Class

A new and exciting offer in the line-up of adult group fitness classes – Tai Chi!

Tai Chi, an ancient Chinese exercise combining relaxed fluid movements with a calm, alert mental state, is low impact and puts minimal stress on muscles and joints, making it safe for all ages and fitness levels. Join new HuskiesFit instructor Hilary Mondays from 2-2:50 p.m. and Wednesdays from 10:30-11:20 a.m. in the SDC Studio.

tai-chiabcIntroductory Dollar Days classes will be offered October 29 at 2 pm and 31st at 10:30 am. Try out the class for only $2!

Fall Session: November 5 – December 19 (no class November 19 & 21)

Cost – Michigan Tech Student Session $24, General Public Session $30

(Pay at the SDC Ticket Office.)

For more information or to register, visit Tai Chi.


HuskiesFit Programs

HuskiesFit Programs offers several group fitness classes throughout the week. There’s something to choose from every day! Check out our week at a glance flyer and see what fits your schedule.

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Get the most for your money with the HuskiesFit Ultimate Session Punch Card! This premium 8-punch card allows you to experience a variety of HuskiesFit group fitness classes without having to commit to one particular type.

For more information on individual programs, visit HuskiesFit Programs. Commit to be HuskiesFit this Fall!


Michigan Tech Recreation Offers AppAudio 

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Customers have two WiFi networks to choose from – MichiganTech and MichiganTechGuest.

For more information on how to set up AppAudio on your devices, see HowToAppAudio.


Student News Briefs – October 26, 2018

Walkers Be Careful

If you are walking to campus in the morning when it is still dark, please use extreme caution. There have been numerous reports of near misses as students are difficult to see in the dark and the rain. Wear reflective clothing and be careful out there.


LeaderShape Institute Applications are Open
LeaderShape® Institute Applications are open for 2019. This week-long leadership development experience is designed to help people learn to “lead with integrity.”
The Michigan Tech LeaderShape® Institute runs from January 7 – 12, 2019 at the Ford Center. Go to LeaderShape to learn more and apply!
If you have any further questions, please contact Student Activities in MUB 112 or emailing activities@mtu.edu.

Film Board Presents: “Crazy Rich Asians”

Friday, October 26 @ 5:30, 8:30, 11:30
Saturday, October 27 @ 2:30, 5:30, 8:30, 11:30    
Sunday, October 28 @ 2:30, 5:30

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

Crazy Rich Asians is rated PG-13 for some suggestive content and language

Want to see what movies we’re playing next? Check out our movies and showtimes at the Film Board website: filmboard.mtu.edu


Fall Gallery Exhibition

The Department of Visual and Performing Arts and the Rozsa Center are excited to announce the fall gallery exhibition, Never Empty, featuring work by artists Dylan Miner (Ann Arbor, MI) and Amanda Breitbach (Nacodoches, TX). The exhibit will run from Friday, October 12 through Saturday, November 10, 2018 in Michigan Tech’s A-Space Gallery, within the Rozsa Center. Gallery hours are M-F 8:00 am – 8:00 pm and 1:00 – 8:00 pm on Saturdays. A reception will be held Saturday, October 27 from 5:30 pm-7:00 pm. Artist Amanda Breitbach will give an artist talk at 6:00 pm that evening.

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MUB Board Food & Beer

Come join the fun for food and beer in the MUB Ballroom on Friday, November 2, 2018 from 6 – 8 pm, students are $12 non-students are $18. Purchase tickets at Eventbrite. Food&Beer2018_Slide-01 ab

Ticket sales open Friday, October 12 and close on Tuesday, October 30th.

You can purchase tickets here mubfandb18.eventbrite.com.


Saudi Night

Come and enjoy Saudi Night on Sunday, October 28, 2018 at the Magnuson Franklin Square Inn, downtown Houghton from 6:00 – 9:00 pm. Make some memories with friends at Saudi Night.


Michigan Tech Emergency Medical Services

Michigan Tech Emergency Medical Services is a student-led first responder agency with the purpose of providing high-quality medical response 24/7 to the Michigan Tech campus and surrounding areas as well as providing on-campus Heartsaver first aid and CPR and Basic Life Support certifications. Our volunteers are Emergency posterlicensed as Emergency Medical Technicians through the State of Michigan and National Registry Certified. Each year, a small group of MTU students are accepted to become certified through participation in over 200 hours of education through the class put on by the agency. Further opportunities for members of the organization involve CPR instructor licensure, providing first aid standby at hockey games and other MTU athletic events, and involvement in community outreach events. For information of how to join, become certified, or participate in any of our CPR trainings, please email ems@mtu.edu.


Husky Alpine Run

Are you up for a Halloween challenge?  Come join the Michigan Tech Army ROTC program in our inaugural Husky Alpine Run, on Saturday, October 27th, which is a 5 km trail race ON Mont Ripley!  Don’t ski?  Don’t snowboard?  No worries.  Many people enjoy skiing and snowboarding the slopes of Ripley and now you get to rSEPTEMBER POSTER FINALabscvbun them!  We encourage everyone to show up and run in their Halloween costume as prizes are awarded to the costume contest winner!  All racers will get complementary food and beverages after the event and there will also be raffle prizes.  The winners of each age group (male and female) will receive medals, and the overall male and female winners will get their names engraved on a plaque that will be posted in the ROTC building.  Sign up now and get a free event t-shirt.  Students get an incredible deal of ONLY $15 for registration!

We also want to give back to our community in Houghton and help fund road repairs caused by the devastating Father’s Day flooding.  To do so, we will donate part of our proceeds to help fund flood relief efforts.  So, come outand have a fun time and help us support our community!


 Rocky Horror Picture Show

Join us at the Rozsa Center for a late-night feature of the Rocky Horror Picture Show, where audience participation and costumed debauchery is strictly encouraged. Just in time for Halloween, the Rozsa Center presents the Rocky Horror Picture Show, on Saturday, October 27 at 11:00 pm. Probably the oddest, most off-the-wall cult film ever made, this kinky rock & roll science fiction horror movie is everybody’s favorite midnight show.  (Survival kits provided. Please, no hot dogs.) Rated R. And come early, at 9:00 pm, for a pre-show party co-hosted by the Keweenaw Young Professionals, with MC Joey Black!


School of Technology – Makers Competition:

Mary Shelley’s ‘Frankenstein’ Turns 200 Years Old!

The School of Technology is ‘thrilled’ to offer an opportunity for their students (& non-SoT majors) to show off their skills and talents in a Halloween Makers Competition for best costume or decoration. Points will be awarded to teams in the following categories:

1) function of the mechanical component;                                        Makers in the School of Technology Poster abbb

2) sensor/actuator functionality;

3) robustness of the supporting code;

4) detail and impact of the costume or decoration;

5) creative use of materials;

6) overall creativity of the design.

Set of Rules:

  • Teams of 3 or more are required.
  • Budget is limited to $50 for the team, points for creative re-use (upscaling) of materials.
  • Teams must be comprised of 2 or more SoT majors. Non-SoT students can also join the team.
  • Teams must be comprised of 2 or more class years (e.g. freshmen, sophomores, etc.)
  • Costume or decoration must include a mechanical component as well as a programmed sensor/actuator.

Judging will be completed by a panel of faculty and staff with expertise in mechanical, electrical, and computing on Halloween, Wednesday, October 31.

A cash prize of $250.00 will be awarded to the best TEAM!

Questions can be directed to Dean Minerick at: minerick@mtu.edu

School of Technology: Learn. Do. Succeed.


NOSOTROS Latin Dance Party!

NOSOTROS invites you to the next Latin Dance Party Saturday, November 3rd!

Where: MUB Ballroom A

When: Saturday, November 3rd

Time: 8 – 9 pm Salsa Dance Lessons – 9 – 11 pm Open Floor

Cost: FREE!

We will have Latin and international music, free snacks and a lot of fun! So don’t miss out!


Creative Courage at the Rozsa

What does it take to spark innovation in life, art, business, engineering and technology? According to Welby Altidor, former Executive Creative Director of Cirque du Soleil, it takes courage. But not just any courage – it takes creative courage. Please join Michigan Tech Career Services and the Rozsa Center on Tuesday, November 6, at 7:30 pm to hear Welby Altidor speak at the Rozsa Center for the Performing Arts.


Meet Your Major Series

Undergraduate students who are unsure of their major, or are interested in pursuing a dual major, are invited to attend the Meet Your Major series hosted by the School of Business and Economics. This is an opportunity to hear from faculty and current students about internships, courses, career paths, and student organizations. Snacks and refreshments will be served. Please contact Shannon Rinkinen at smrinkin@mtu.edu with questions.

Meet Your Major: Management with concentrations in Supply Chain Operations and Management and Entrepreneurship

4-5 p.m. Wednesday, November 7 in the APMP Trading Lab

Meet Your Major: Accounting

4-5 p.m. Wednesday, November 7 in AOB 101


Triangle Fraternity – 31 Backpacks

Triangle Fraternity would like your help in raising funds for 31 Backpacks! Tuesday, November 6, 2018 from 11 am – 9 pm. Enjoy lunch or dinner, dine in or take out, at Joey’s Seafood & Grill in downtown Houghton and 20% of your bill will be donated to support 31 Backpacks in their efforts to combat childhood hunger in Houghton and Keweenaw Counties. 31 Backpacks sends food home for eligible children who otherwise could go hungry. Remember you must mention 31 Backpacks or Triangle Fraternity before you receive your bill. If you would like more information, please contact Dylan Gaines at triangle-svc@mtu.edu


Five Under Thirty-Five

Five incredible Michigan Tech alumni, under the age of 35 , who are following their dreams will visit campus to inspire and energize the student body and campus community. Hear what they have to say on Wednesday, November 14th at 4:30 pm at the Rozsa Center.


Business Model Canvas Bootcamp

By Innovation Center for Entrepreneurship

The Innovation Center for Entrepreneurship will be hosting Business Model Canvas Bootcamp, a two-part workshop on Wednesday, November 14 and 28 from 7-9 pm in Rekhi 214. Using the Business Model Canvas, students will work with the Michigan Tech I-Corps Site Program teaching team to develop a business model for their technology or idea. Which customers does your idea or product serve? What value does it create? The I-Corps teaching team will guide students through the process of identifying value propositions and customer segments using customer discovery to develop a winning business model. Registration for this workshop is required.

Business Model Bootcamp is part of Husky Innovate, a series of workshops and events that build on each other with the intention of guiding students through key phases of innovation or business development. Students who participated in the Idea Pitch Competition and/or plan to compete in the upcoming Bob Mark Business Model Competition, are strongly encouraged to register for Business Model Canvas Bootcamp. Husky Innovate is hosted by the Innovation Center for Entrepreneurship, a collaboration between the School of Business & Economics, Pavlis Honors College, and the Vice President for Research Office.


Navigating Through The Holidays Workshops
A 60-minute workshop that will focus on empowering you to make healthy choices as you attend parties and family gatherings during the holiday season. Don’t let the hustle and bustle of the holidays derail your health goals! Learn some tips and tools to help you navigate safely through the season.  
Dates/Times: Wednesday, November 14 &
Wednesday, December 5, 7:00-8:00 p.m.
Where: SDC Room 237
Only $10/person per session. Discounted rate for SDC members. Reserve your spot today! Visit

Home for the Holidays Gift Mart: Call for Vendors

Vendor booth applications are now being accepted for the 21st Annual Home for the Holidays Gift Mart, which will be held at the Rozsa Center for the Performing Arts on Saturday, November 24th from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm. The annual Home for the Holidays Gift Mart is a juried show, guaranteeing patrons an excellent and varied assortment of quality hand-crafted items to shop. Fifty vendors will be accepted into this year’s Gift Mart, and local crafters and artists are encouraged to apply. Interested vendors, contact the Rozsa Center for a Booth Application by calling (906) 487-2858, or by emailing rozsa@mtu.edu. Early applications will be reviewed on Friday, October 19th, and vendors will be notified of their acceptance during the week of October 22nd. Applications received after October 19th will be reviewed upon receipt, and the application deadline is November 16th.

For applications and complete vendor details please contact Mary Ann Struthers, (906) 487-2858, rozsa@mtu.edu


Join the MTU Racquetball Club

Join the Racquetball Club!  Players of all levels are welcome to join us at the SDC courts on

Thursdays  6 –  8 pm and Sundays 1 – 3 pm.

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Limitless Leadership: Find Your Drive to Thrive

Tom Healy has worked with thousands of student leaders over the past decade and will share what the best ones do to thrive in everything that they are involved with. For those that embrace leadership, this program will reinforce their drive to be great. And help them reach new heights as a leader. For those who do not view themselves as a leader, they will leave this program with a different view on leadership and be prepared to test their capacity to lead. Everyone who attends this program will leave knowing exactly how they can thrive as a leader.


Michigan Space Grant Consortium Funding Opportunities

The Michigan Space Grant Consortium announces funding opportunities in the following categories: Undergraduate Fellowship, Graduate Fellowship, Pre-College Education, Public Outreach, Teacher Training, and Research Seed Grant. Only U.S. citizens are eligible to apply for fellowship grants.

The internal Michigan Tech deadline is noon on Wednesday, November 7. Click here for instructions detailing proposal submission procedures and requirements.

Note— Proposals must be submitted electronically after being approved by the Office of Sponsored Programs. Proposals exceeding stated page limits or submitted without prior review by Michigan Tech will not be considered for funding. For more information, contact Paige Hackney (phackney@mtu.edu) in the Pavlis Honors College (M&M 722).

Women, underrepresented minorities, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply to all MSGC funding opportunities.


Study Abroad in Ghana

Come to an information session on studying abroad in Accra, Ghana summer 2019 with Michigan Tech Social Sciences faculty member Kari Henquinet through USAC. Join a team of Ghana Study Abroad Info Sessionsabcfaculty, students, and community members to learn hands on with support in a beautiful, friendly African city!

Informational meeting on Thursday, November 8th at 7 pm in Fisher 130.

Learn more about:

  • Michigan Tech courses you can take abroad
  • Financial aid and scholarship opportunities to study abroad
  • Program details such as field trips, housing, costs, dates.

Social Justice Series

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The Center for Diversity & Inclusion is offering another awesome semester worth of excellent opportunities to engage with different ideas around diversity and inclusion (opportunities to hear from our students about their experiences and to bear witness to what faculty and staff are doing on our very own campus to support and promote equity!
Join us this fall for our Diverse Dialogues series and be part of the conversation of highlighting underrepresented voices, elevating the social justice work being done by our Michigan Tech community, and engaging and learning from difficult diversity and inclusion discussions that affect us all.

Takeover Snapchat

University Marketing and Communications at Michigan Tech is looking for student groups to run temporary takeovers of its Snapchat account. UMC is seeking your help in identifying responsible and outgoing students in your organization who would be willing to run a Snapchat takeover. The benefit to you? Raising student awareness about Michigan Tech in general and about your organization in particular.

The university Snapchat coordinator, Ben Jaszczak, works with campus groups like yours to organize awareness-raising Snapchat takeovers targeted to current and future Huskies. With over 2,000 followers, our Snapchat account is a great way to reach undergraduate and prospective students.

To run a Snapchat takeover, all you need to do is identify a student(s) who is willing to run the takeover and choose a time slot of 1-3 days where they can highlight your program or event. With that information, contact us at video@mtu.edu to schedule your takeover.  You can direct any questions about this event to Ben Jaszczak, Multimedia Specialist and Snapchat Coordinator, at bjjaszcz@mtu.edu.  We appreciate your help!


At-Risk for Students Course

College can be stressful at times, and Michigan Tech wants to empower our students with tKognito At risk for students log in graphic abhe resources they need to help one another.  We’re excited to present the Kognito simulation At-Risk for Students course, which will help in recognizing signs of distress, determining if a friend needs help, how to talk to someone in need of help, or where you or your friend can turn to for resources.  It can be difficult to deal with these kinds of issues, but an effective conversation can help more than you think-it can help change someones life.  We hope you enjoy this simulation, as we all work together to help one another and build a stronger community.Kognito graphic for at risk students (promo)

Kognito is an online training simulation to help students learn how to talk to others in need and help in a crisis situation using role playing.

If you encounter technical issues, please contact Kognito‘s support team at: support@kognito.com


Buti Glow Party

Join instructor Natasha in the SDC Studio for a Boo-ti Yoga Buti Glow Party  November 1 – complete with black lights, body paint, glow sticks and a Halloween-inspired playlist! Come between 8:45 and 9:00 p.m. to put on your body paint. Class from 9:15-10:30 pm.

Cost – $15/person (no punch cards accepted)

Off to Buti Glow I go, to lose my mind & find my soul!

To register, visit Boo-ti Yoga Buti Glow Party, call 906-487-2073 or visit the SDC Ticket Office.


Heathly Husky Workshop Series

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New HuskiesFit Class

A new and exciting offer in the line-up of adult group fitness classes – Tai Chi!

Tai Chi, an ancient Chinese exercise combining relaxed fluid movements with a calm, alert mental state, is low impact and puts minimal stress on muscles and joints, making it safe for all ages and fitness levels. Join new HuskiesFit instructor Hilary Mondays from 2-2:50 p.m. and Wednesdays from 10:30-11:20 a.m. in the SDC Studio.

tai-chiabcIntroductory Dollar Days classes will be offered October 29 at 2 pm and 31st at 10:30 am. Try out the class for only $2!

Fall Session: November 5 – December 19 (no class November 19 & 21)

Cost – Michigan Tech Student Session $24, General Public Session $30

(Pay at the SDC Ticket Office.)

For more information or to register, visit Tai Chi.


HuskiesFit Programs

HuskiesFit Programs offers several group fitness classes throughout the week. There’s something to choose from every day! Check out our week at a glance flyer and see what fits your schedule.

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Get the most for your money with the HuskiesFit Ultimate Session Punch Card! This premium 8-punch card allows you to experience a variety of HuskiesFit group fitness classes without having to commit to one particular type.

For more information on individual programs, visit HuskiesFit Programs. Commit to be HuskiesFit this Fall!


Michigan Tech Recreation Offers AppAudio 

AppAudio

Customers have two WiFi networks to choose from – MichiganTech and MichiganTechGuest.

For more information on how to set up AppAudio on your devices, see HowToAppAudio.


Student News Briefs – October 19, 2018

Walkers Be Careful

If you are walking to campus in the morning when it is still dark, please use extreme caution. There have been numerous reports of near misses as students are difficult to see in the dark and the rain. Wear reflective clothing and be careful out there.


Haley Klinkhammer for 906 Night

Come see Haley Klinkhammer as she sings with her guitar. Her passion has turned into her career. She believes in the power of music and its ability to speak to people in a way that words alone cannot. The power that she906 Haley TV masterfully wields to help us realize this truth, no matter what we are going through, we are not alone.

The MUB Board proudly presents Haley Klinkhammer for 906 Night at the MUB Ballroom on Friday, October 19th at 9:06 pm.


This weekend, Film Board Presents:

Mission Impossible: Fallout

Friday, Oct. 19 @ 5:30, 8:30, 11:30
Saturday, Oct. 20 @ 2:30, 5:30, 8:30, 11:30
Sunday, Oct. 21 @ 2:30, 5:30

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

Mission Impossible: Fallout is rated PG-13 for violence and intense sequences of action, and for brief strong language.


Backstage Jazz at the Rozsa

Join us in Club Rozsa, featuring the Jazz Lab Band and the Research & Development Big Band. The stage of the Rozsa is transformed into an historic jazz club with vintage atmosphere, complete with café tables and a cash bar. The concerts are a “Jazz Buffet” with something for everyone – swing, funk, blues, Latin, fusion and originals. The Rozsa stage becomes a pop-up jazz club, and the intimate club atmosphere is a perfect setting for the Research & Development (R&D) Big Band and the Jazz Lab Band to loosen the reins on creativity and capture the flow of jazz!  Join Michigan Tech’s Director of Bands Michael Christianson and the Michigan Tech Jazz ensembles for Backstage at the Rozsa this Friday and Saturday nights, October 19 & 20, 7:30 pm.


LeaderShape Institute Applications are Open
LeaderShape® Institute Applications are open for 2019. This week-long leadership development experience is designed to help people learn to “lead with integrity.”
The Michigan Tech LeaderShape® Institute runs from January 7-12, 2019 at the Ford Center. Go to LeaderShape to learn more and apply!
If you have any further questions, please contact Student Activities in MUB 112 or emailing activities@mtu.edu.

Fall Gallery Exhibition

The Department of Visual and Performing Arts and the Rozsa Center are excited to announce the fall gallery exhibition, Never Empty, featuring work by artists Dylan Miner (Ann Arbor, MI) and Amanda Breitbach (Nacodoches, TX). The exhibit will run from Friday, October 12 through Saturday, November 10, 2018 in Michigan Tech’s A-Space Gallery, within the Rozsa Center. Gallery hours are M-F 8:00 am – 8:00 pm and 1:00 – 8:00 pm on Saturdays. A reception will be held Saturday, October 27 from 5:30 pm-7:00 pm. Artist Amanda Breitbach will give an artist talk at 6:00 pm that evening.

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2nd Annual Innovation Week at Michigan Tech

The University Innovation Fellows are hosting their 2nd annual Innovation Week October 14th- October 20th. Events will be held throughout the week and we are inviting you all to join us! Please reach out to rkkolb@mtu.edu with any questions.

“I have an idea that I think can make some money…now what?” | Sunday, October 14 | 1 pm | Fisher 125

Idea Pitch Practice | Monday, October 15 | 5 pm | ICE House innovation week (1)wittenberg

Idea Pitch Competition | Wednesday, October 17 | 7 pm | M&M U113 | This competition is hosted by the Innovation Center for Entrepreneurship, a collaboration between the School of Business and Economics an

Teaching Design Thinkers: The Responsibilities of Empowering the Next Generation | Friday, October 19 |   1 pm |  Rekhi G05 |               Registration for this event is require 


MUB Board Food & Beer

Come join the fun for food and beer in the MUB Ballroom on Friday, November 2, 2018 from 6 – 8 pm, students are $12 non-students are $18. Purchase tickets at Eventbrite. Food&Beer2018_Slide-01 ab

Ticket sales open Friday, October 12 and close on Tuesday, October 30th.

You can purchase tickets here mubfandb18.eventbrite.com.


Michigan Tech Emergency Medical Services

Michigan Tech Emergency Medical Services is a student-led first responder agency with the purpose of providing high-quality medical response 24/7 to the Michigan Tech campus and surrounding areas as well as providing on-campus Heartsaver first aid and CPR and Basic Life Support certifications. Our volunteers are Emergency posterlicensed as Emergency Medical Technicians through the State of Michigan and National Registry Certified. Each year, a small group of MTU students are accepted to become certified through participation in over 200 hours of education through the class put on by the agency. Further opportunities for members of the organization involve CPR instructor licensure, providing first aid standby at hockey games and other MTU athletic events, and involvement in community outreach events. For information of how to join, become certified, or participate in any of our CPR trainings, please email ems@mtu.edu.


Make a Difference Day Registration

Make a Difference Day, the largest national day of community service takes place on Michigan Tech’s campus every fall. Students, faculty, and staff come together to go out into the community to volunteer and make a difference.

Make a Difference Day 2018 will be taking place Saturday, October 20. Check-In will start at 9:00 AM in the MUB Commons. Information packets will be distributed and participants will receive their Make a Difference Day T-Shirts before traveling to their service locations.

Registration for Make a Difference Day 2018 is now open until Monday, October 15 at 5:00 pm.  To register click here.


Annual Muck Run Scheduled for October 20

The Michigan Tech cross country team has announced the third-annual Michigan Tech Muck Run on Saturday, October 20, at 10 a.m. at the Tech Trails. Runners of all ages are eligible to register and compete in the event.

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Pre-registration for Michigan Tech students and members of the Upper Peninsula Road Runners Club will be $15 and public pre-registration will be $20 up until 10/18 at 8:00 pm. Race day registration will also be available from 8-9:30 am for a higher fee. Register online here, over the phone at 906-487-2073 or in person at the SDC Ticket Office.

For more information, contact cross country head coach Jake Isaacson at 906-487-3143.


Healthy Minds Survey

To be healthy as a whole, mental wellness plays a role. Take the HMSMTU Flyer healthy abc

The HMS, or Healthy Minds Survey, is a nationally recognized online survey about Student Mental Health and Well-being. It is important to help shape and improve mental health services on campus, anonymously.

It is open now till Monday, October 22.

Please take a few minutes out of your day, to take this survey!!!


Pumpkin Carving

Please come join the Pumpkin Carving event being hosted by the MUB Board in the MUB Commons on Thursday, October 25th at 6 pm. Design and create your own masterpiece!

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Husky Alpine Run

Are you up for a Halloween challenge?  Come join the Michigan Tech Army ROTC program in our inaugural Husky Alpine Run, on Saturday, October 27th, which is a 5 km trail race ON Mont Ripley!  Don’t ski?  Don’t snowboard?  No worries.  Many people enjoy skiing and snowboarding the slopes of Ripley and now you get to rSEPTEMBER POSTER FINALabscvbun them!  We encourage everyone to show up and run in their Halloween costume as prizes are awarded to the costume contest winner!  All racers will get complementary food and beverages after the event and there will also be raffle prizes.  The winners of each age group (male and female) will receive medals, and the overall male and female winners will get their names engraved on a plaque that will be posted in the ROTC building.  Sign up now and get a free event t-shirt.  Students get an incredible deal of ONLY $15 for registration!

We also want to give back to our community in Houghton and help fund road repairs caused by the devastating Father’s Day flooding.  To do so, we will donate part of our proceeds to help fund flood relief efforts.  So, come outand have a fun time and help us support our community!


 Rocky Horror Picture Show

Join us at the Rozsa Center for a late-night feature of the Rocky Horror Picture Show, where audience participation and costumed debauchery is strictly encouraged. Just in time for Halloween, the Rozsa Center presents the Rocky Horror Picture Show, on Saturday, October 27 at 11:00 pm. Probably the oddest, most off-the-wall cult film ever made, this kinky rock & roll science fiction horror movie is everybody’s favorite midnight show.  (Survival kits provided. Please, no hot dogs.) Rated R. And come early, at 9:00 pm, for a pre-show party co-hosted by the Keweenaw Young Professionals, with MC Joey Black!


School of Technology – Makers Competition:

Mary Shelley’s ‘Frankenstein’ Turns 200 Years Old!

The School of Technology is ‘thrilled’ to offer an opportunity for their students (& non-SoT majors) to show off their skills and talents in a Halloween Makers Competition for best costume or decoration. Points will be awarded to teams in the following categories:

1) function of the mechanical component;                                        Makers in the School of Technology Poster abbb

2) sensor/actuator functionality;

3) robustness of the supporting code;

4) detail and impact of the costume or decoration;

5) creative use of materials;

6) overall creativity of the design.

Set of Rules:

  • Teams of 3 or more are required.
  • Budget is limited to $50 for the team, points for creative re-use (upscaling) of materials.
  • Teams must be comprised of 2 or more SoT majors. Non-SoT students can also join the team.
  • Teams must be comprised of 2 or more class years (e.g. freshmen, sophomores, etc.)
  • Costume or decoration must include a mechanical component as well as a programmed sensor/actuator.

Judging will be completed by a panel of faculty and staff with expertise in mechanical, electrical, and computing on Halloween, Wednesday, October 31.

A cash prize of $250.00 will be awarded to the best TEAM!

Teams are encouraged to sign up by Friday, October 12th in the School of Technology’s Main Office (EERC 426) or by completing the Google Form.

Questions can be directed to Dean Minerick at: minerick@mtu.edu

School of Technology: Learn. Do. Succeed.


Meet Your Major Series

Undergraduate students who are unsure of their major, or are interested in pursuing a dual major, are invited to attend the Meet Your Major series hosted by the School of Business and Economics. This is an opportunity to hear from faculty and current students about internships, courses, career paths, and student organizations. Snacks and refreshments will be served. Please contact Shannon Rinkinen at smrinkin@mtu.edu with questions.

Meet Your Major: Management Information Systems (MIS)

4-5 p.m. Wednesday, October 24 in AOB 101

Meet Your Major: Management with concentrations in Supply Chain Operations and Management and Entrepreneurship

4-5 p.m. Wednesday, November 7 in the APMP Trading Lab

Meet Your Major: Accounting

4-5 p.m. Wednesday, November 7 in AOB 101

Meet Your Major: Economics


Triangle Fraternity – 31 Backpacks

Triangle Fraternity would like your help in raising funds for 31 Backpacks! Tuesday, November 6, 2018 from 11 am – 9 pm. Enjoy lunch or dinner, dine in or take out, at Joey’s Seafood & Grill in downtown Houghton and 20% of your bill will be donated to support 31 Backpacks in their efforts to combat childhood hunger in Houghton and Keweenaw Counties. 31 Backpacks sends food home for eligible children who otherwise could go hungry. Remember you must mention 31 Backpacks or Triangle Fraternity before you receive your bill. If you would like more information, please contact Dylan Gaines at triangle-svc@mtu.edu


Home for the Holidays Gift Mart: Call for Vendors

Vendor booth applications are now being accepted for the 21st Annual Home for the Holidays Gift Mart, which will be held at the Rozsa Center for the Performing Arts on Saturday, November 24th from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm. The annual Home for the Holidays Gift Mart is a juried show, guaranteeing patrons an excellent and varied assortment of quality hand-crafted items to shop. Fifty vendors will be accepted into this year’s Gift Mart, and local crafters and artists are encouraged to apply. Interested vendors, contact the Rozsa Center for a Booth Application by calling (906) 487-2858, or by emailing rozsa@mtu.edu. Early applications will be reviewed on Friday, October 19th, and vendors will be notified of their acceptance during the week of October 22nd. Applications received after October 19th will be reviewed upon receipt, and the application deadline is November 16th.

For applications and complete vendor details please contact Mary Ann Struthers, (906) 487-2858, rozsa@mtu.edu


Join the MTU Racquetball Club

Join the Racquetball Club!  Players of all levels are welcome to join us at the SDC courts on

Thursdays  6 –  8 pm and Sundays 1 – 3 pm.

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Limitless Leadership: Find Your Drive to Thrive

Tom Healy has worked with thousands of student leaders over the past decade and will share what the best ones do to thrive in everything that they are involved with. For those that embrace leadership, this program will reinforce their drive to be great. And help them reach new heights as a leader. For those who do not view themselves as a leader, they will leave this program with a different view on leadership and be prepared to test their capacity to lead. Everyone who attends this program will leave knowing exactly how they can thrive as a leader.


Michigan Space Grant Consortium Funding Opportunities

The Michigan Space Grant Consortium announces funding opportunities in the following categories: Undergraduate Fellowship, Graduate Fellowship, Pre-College Education, Public Outreach, Teacher Training, and Research Seed Grant. Only U.S. citizens are eligible to apply for fellowship grants.

The internal Michigan Tech deadline is noon on Wednesday, November 7. Click here for instructions detailing proposal submission procedures and requirements.

Note— Proposals must be submitted electronically after being approved by the Office of Sponsored Programs. Proposals exceeding stated page limits or submitted without prior review by Michigan Tech will not be considered for funding. For more information, contact Paige Hackney (phackney@mtu.edu) in the Pavlis Honors College (M&M 722).

Women, underrepresented minorities, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply to all MSGC funding opportunities.


Study Abroad in Ghana

Come to an information session on studying abroad in Accra, Ghana summer 2019 with Michigan Tech Social Sciences faculty member Kari Henquinet through USAC. Join a team of Ghana Study Abroad Info Sessionsabcfaculty, students, and community members to learn hands on with support in a beautiful, friendly African city!

Informational meeting on Thursday, November 8th at 7 pm in Fisher 130.

Learn more about:

  • Michigan Tech courses you can take abroad
  • Financial aid and scholarship opportunities to study abroad
  • Program details such as field trips, housing, costs, dates.

Social Justice Series

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The Center for Diversity & Inclusion is offering another awesome semester worth of excellent opportunities to engage with different ideas around diversity and inclusion (opportunities to hear from our students about their experiences and to bear witness to what faculty and staff are doing on our very own campus to support and promote equity!
Join us this fall for our Diverse Dialogues series and be part of the conversation of highlighting underrepresented voices, elevating the social justice work being done by our Michigan Tech community, and engaging and learning from difficult diversity and inclusion discussions that affect us all.

Takeover Snapchat

University Marketing and Communications at Michigan Tech is looking for student groups to run temporary takeovers of its Snapchat account. UMC is seeking your help in identifying responsible and outgoing students in your organization who would be willing to run a Snapchat takeover. The benefit to you? Raising student awareness about Michigan Tech in general and about your organization in particular.

The university Snapchat coordinator, Ben Jaszczak, works with campus groups like yours to organize awareness-raising Snapchat takeovers targeted to current and future Huskies. With over 2,000 followers, our Snapchat account is a great way to reach undergraduate and prospective students.

To run a Snapchat takeover, all you need to do is identify a student(s) who is willing to run the takeover and choose a time slot of 1-3 days where they can highlight your program or event. With that information, contact us at video@mtu.edu to schedule your takeover.  You can direct any questions about this event to Ben Jaszczak, Multimedia Specialist and Snapchat Coordinator, at bjjaszcz@mtu.edu.  We appreciate your help!


At-Risk for Students Course

College can be stressful at times, and Michigan Tech wants to empower our students with tKognito At risk for students log in graphic abhe resources they need to help one another.  We’re excited to present the Kognito simulation At-Risk for Students course, which will help in recognizing signs of distress, determining if a friend needs help, how to talk to someone in need of help, or where you or your friend can turn to for resources.  It can be difficult to deal with these kinds of issues, but an effective conversation can help more than you think-it can help change someones life.  We hope you enjoy this simulation, as we all work together to help one another and build a stronger community.Kognito graphic for at risk students (promo)

Kognito is an online training simulation to help students learn how to talk to others in need and help in a crisis situation using role playing.

If you encounter technical issues, please contact Kognito‘s support team at: support@kognito.com


Buti Glow Party

Join instructor Natasha in the SDC Studio for a Boo-ti Yoga Buti Glow Party  November 1 – complete with black lights, body paint, glow sticks and a Halloween-inspired playlist! Come between 8:45 and 9:00 p.m. to put on your body paint. Class from 9:15-10:30 pm.

Cost – $15/person (no punch cards accepted)

Off to Buti Glow I go, to lose my mind & find my soul!

To register, visit Boo-ti Yoga Buti Glow Party, call 906-487-2073 or visit the SDC Ticket Office.


Heathly Husky Workshop Series

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New HuskiesFit Class

A new and exciting offer in the line-up of adult group fitness classes – Tai Chi!

Tai Chi, an ancient Chinese exercise combining relaxed fluid movements with a calm, alert mental state, is low impact and puts minimal stress on muscles and joints, making it safe for all ages and fitness levels. Join new HuskiesFit instructor Hilary Mondays from 2-2:50 p.m. and Wednesdays from 10:30-11:20 a.m. in the SDC Studio.

tai-chiabcIntroductory Dollar Days classes will be offered October 29 and 31. Try out the class for only $2!

Fall Session: November 5 – December 19 (no class November 19 & 21)

Cost – Michigan Tech Student Session $24, General Public Session $30

(Pay at the SDC Ticket Office.)

For more information or to register, visit Tai Chi.


HuskiesFit Programs

HuskiesFit Programs offers several group fitness classes throughout the week. There’s something to choose from every day! Check out our week at a glance flyer and see what fits your schedule.

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Get the most for your money with the HuskiesFit Ultimate Session Punch Card! This premium 8-punch card allows you to experience a variety of HuskiesFit group fitness classes without having to commit to one particular type.

For more information on individual programs, visit HuskiesFit Programs. Commit to be HuskiesFit this Fall!


Michigan Tech Recreation Offers AppAudio 

AppAudio

Customers have two WiFi networks to choose from – MichiganTech and MichiganTechGuest.

For more information on how to set up AppAudio on your devices, see HowToAppAudio.


Student News Briefs – October 12, 2018

Walkers Be Careful

If you are walking to campus in the morning when it is still dark, please use extreme caution. There have been numerous reports of near misses as students are difficult to see in the dark and the rain. Wear reflective clothing and be careful out there.


 Dan Lornitis Comedy Hypnotist

Free Comedy Hypnotist Dan Lornitis
Saturday, October 13 at 9:00 PM
MUB Ballroom
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Campus audiences are raving about Comedy Hypnotist Dan Lornitis. His comedic timing, his energetic, larger-than-life personality, and of course his skill in the art of hypnosis will have them howling with laughter. Dan has performed at hundreds of colleges and universities throughout the United States, and many of them have rebooked him repeatedly. Why? Dan isn’t just easy to work with, he’s hilarious, and his current, hip-hop stage music will keep your audience pumped from start to finish. Dan’s show is current, it’s absolutely hysterical, and it’s also totally unique. So if you think that hypnotists are a seen-one-seen-them-all proposition, you really need to check out Dan Lornitis
 
Hosted by Late Night Programming and Family Weekend.

The Film Board Presents – “Journey’s End”

Friday, October 12 @ 5:30, 8:30, 11:30
Saturday, October 13 @ 2:30, 5:30, 8:30, 11:30
Sunday, October 14 @ 2:30, 5:30

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

Journey’s End is rated R for some language and war images.


LeaderShape Institute Applications are Open
LeaderShape® Institute Applications are open for 2019. This week-long leadership development experience is designed to help people learn to “lead with integrity.”
The Michigan Tech LeaderShape® Institute runs from January 7-12, 2019 at the Ford Center. Go to LeaderShape to learn more and apply!
If you have any further questions, please contact Student Activities in MUB 112 or emailing activities@mtu.edu.

 Bake Sale Hosted by The Dance Team

Come support the Dance Team at Michigan Tech by stopping by our Halloween Themed Bake Sale! We are raising money to help us attend two competitions this year. Everything is just $1. We we be selling from               9 am – 3 pm on Friday, October 12th in front of the Husky Statue.

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 Tech Hockey 
Hockey Hosting Intrasquad, Skate With the Huskies on Oct. 6

Fans unable to attend can watch the game on FloHockey.tv or on the Michigan Tech Hockey Facebook page.

Season tickets are on sale for $329 and include all 16 home games plus three home playoff games. Season half pack tickets for Friday-only or Saturday-only are also available for $204 and include 8 home games plus three home playoff games. Visit BuyHuskiesTickets.com or call 906-487-2073 to purchase yours today.


 KSO alumni Concert Saturday

Former music directors of the Keweenaw Symphony Orchestra(KSO)—Grover Wilkins III, Michael Griffith, and Milton Olsson—share the podium with current director, Joel Neves, as alumni of the orchestra (going back to 1971) join together for an historic KSO Alumni Concert. The concert will be on Saturday, October 13 at 7:30 pm, in the Rozsa Center for the Performing Arts.  Microsoft Word - KSO Alumni Concert Program.docx

Tickets are on sale now, $19 for adults, $6 for youth, and no charge for Michigan Tech students with the Experience Tech fee. Tickets are available by phone at (906) 487-2073, online at mtu.edu/rozsa, in person at the Central Ticketing Office in the Student Development Complex, or at the Rozsa Box Office the evening of the performance.  Please note the Rozsa Box Office only opens two hours prior to performances.


Fall Gallery Exhibition

The Department of Visual and Performing Arts and the Rozsa Center are excited to announce the fall gallery exhibition, Never Empty, featuring work by artists Dylan Miner (Ann Arbor, MI) and Amanda Breitbach (Nacodoches, TX). The exhibit will run from Friday, October 12 through Saturday, November 10, 2018 in Michigan Tech’s A-Space Gallery, within the Rozsa Center. Gallery hours are M-F 8:00 am – 8:00 pm and 1:00 – 8:00 pm on Saturdays. A reception will be held Saturday, October 27 from 5:30 pm-7:00 pm. Artist Amanda Breitbach will give an artist talk at 6:00 pm that evening.

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Tech Forward: A Campus Conversation with Innovators and Entrepreneurs

Join us for the fourth conversation in the Tech Forward series as innovators and entrepreneurs come to campus to share their insights on the disruptive forces driving the Fourth Industrial Revolution.

A panel discussion with these leaders will take place at 2 p.m. Tuesday, October 16 in the Rozsa Center. The presenters will share their views about the Fourth Industrial Revolution and discuss how they think it will change our work, communities, organizations and the economy. They will also share how they believe Michigan Tech can best prepare graduates to lead and be successful in this era.

The presenters are Michigan Tech alumni who are part of the 14 Floors program, which focuses on fostering entrepreneurism and high-tech innovation in the context of global culture and economy. The 14 Floors program is designed to be an infinitely expandable structure analogous to the floors of a building, with something different happening on every floor, providing virtual suites of experiences for Huskies that connect them to innovators, entrepreneurs, mentors and potential employers. The 14 Floors program also includes bi-annual visits to campus by alumni and week-long immersive student trips to places like Silicon Valley.

Be a part of the conversation. What are your questions about the next industrial revolution? How can we best prepare students at Michigan Tech? Submit your questions for the speakers by Monday, Oct. 15.

Innovator and Entrepreneur Speakers
Jim Fish ’90—an innovation consultant, and technology evangelist with roles at Wayne State Univ, New Hammer LLC, Lemur and Innovatrium.
Paul Fulton ’84—a visionary entrepreneur and CEO—currently leading Nwave, a smart-parking pioneer. Formerly with startups Zentri and Cloudsona, Fulton was also an executive who has worked at Cisco, HP and 3Com.
Dave House ’65—worked at Intel for 23 years, retiring as a senior vice president and general manager, before leading Bay Networks, Nortel and Allegro—then eventually becoming the chairman of the board for Brocade Communications.
Nicholas Lumsden ’02—vice president for product strategy and technology at Online Tech and focuses on hybrid cloud management products and services.
Kanwal Rekhi ’69—has a passion to encourage innovation and entrepreneurship. He co-founded Inventus Capital Partners to build a leading Indo-US venture franchise.
John Rockwell ’79—a venture capitalist and consultant who has served as the leader of five technology companies. He is currently CEO of Accelergy Corporation.
John Soyring ’76 ’06—worked 36 years for IBM and was involved in business leadership for the company during that time. He currently is the owner of Sisukas Consulting LLC.


2nd Annual Innovation Week at Michigan Tech

The University Innovation Fellows are hosting their 2nd annual Innovation Week October 14th- October 20th. Events will be held throughout the week and we are inviting you all to join us! Please reach out to rkkolb@mtu.edu with any questions.

“I have an idea that I think can make some money…now what?” | Sunday, October 14 | 1 pm | Fisher 125

Idea Pitch Practice | Monday, October 15 | 5 pm | ICE House innovation week (1)wittenberg

Idea Pitch Competition | Wednesday, October 17 | 7 pm | M&M U113 | This competition is hosted by the Innovation Center for Entrepreneurship, a collaboration between the School of Business and Economics and the Pavlis Honors College.

Coffee Sprints | Thursday,October 18 | 6:30 pm | Library 244

Teaching Design Thinkers: The Responsibilities of Empowering the Next Generation | Friday, October 19 |   1 pm |  Rekhi G05 |               Registration for this event is required


MUB Board Food & Beer

Come join the fun for food and beer in the MUB Ballroom on Friday, November 2, 2018 from 6 – 8 pm, students are $12 non-students are $18. Purchase tickets at Eventbrite. Food&Beer2018_Slide-01 ab

Ticket sales open Friday, October 12 and close on Tuesday,October 30th.

You can purchase tickets here mubfandb18.eventbrite.com.


Ring of Steel – Safe Stage Combat Workshop

“The Alpha Psi Omega Theatre Honors Society is pleased to host Ring of Steel for a two-day Safe Stage Combat Workshop. The event will take place at McArdle Theatre (2nd floor of the Walker Arts and Humanities building on the Michigan Tech campus) on Saturday and Sunday, October 13th and 14th starting at 10 am. The workshop is broken down into 2 hour sessions focusing on various types of stage combat from hand to hand combat to swordplay and safety discussions. Short breaks will be provided between sessions in which light snacks will be provided sponsored by Public Safety and Alpha Psi Omega.  Ring of Steel Posterabbb

The Ring of Steel Action Theatre and Stunt Troupe is a theatrical combat organization that provides professionally-led classes, training, fight direction, and other services for public and specialty audiences. Instructors are master-level (fully qualified to teach and certify instructors), with the senior instructor having 45 years of experience, 30 feature-film credits and over 500 stage shows, and has served as the fight and stunt director for the Michigan Opera Theatre for the past 16 years. Instructors lead participants in hands-on workshops for theatrical stunt work and swordplay, to train participants in safe method for staging simulated combat.

Participants of all backgrounds are invited to attend and learn how to safely create simulated combat for the stage, film, or reenactments. Participants MUST be over the age of 18 and be ready physically and emotionally for strenuous activity. All equipment will be provided by Ring of Steel.

Pre-registration is required please go here for google forms.  All sessions are capped at a maximum of 50 participants

Please contact a member of Alpha Psi Omega at alphapsiomega@mtu.edu with any questions

This event is generously supported by the Parent’s Fund of the Michigan Tech Fund”


Michigan Tech Emergency Medical Services

Michigan Tech Emergency Medical Services is a student-led first responder agency with the purpose of providing high-quality medical response 24/7 to the Michigan Tech campus and surrounding areas as well as providing on-campus Heartsaver first aid and CPR and Basic Life Support certifications. Our volunteers are Emergency posterlicensed as Emergency Medical Technicians through the State of Michigan and National Registry Certified. Each year, a small group of MTU students are accepted to become certified through participation in over 200 hours of education through the class put on by the agency. Further opportunities for members of the organization involve CPR instructor licensure, providing first aid standby at hockey games and other MTU athletic events, and involvement in community outreach events. For information of how to join, become certified, or participate in any of our CPR trainings, please email ems@mtu.edu.


Tech Forward Campus Conversation

Students are invited and highly encouraged to participate in the next Tech Forward Campus Conversation with Innovators and Entrepreneurs on Tuesday, October 16, from 2-3:30 p.m. in the Rozsa Center. 
 
The presenters are Michigan Tech alumni who are part of the 14 Floors program, which focuses on fostering entrepreneurism and high-tech innovation in the context of global culture and economy.  The presenters will share their views about the Fourth Industrial Revolution and discuss how they think it will change our work, communities, organizations and the economy. They will also share how they believe Michigan Tech can best prepare graduates to lead and be successful in this era. 
 
Be a part of the conversation! What are your questions about the next industrial revolution? How can we best prepare students at Michigan Tech? Submit your questions for the speakers by Monday, October 15. 

Mini Golf

Come to the Mini Golf night at the MUB Ballroom on Thursday, October 18th from 6 – 9 pm. You can win door prizes and snacks.

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Haley Klinkhammer for 906 Night

Come see Haley Klinkhammer as she sings with her guitar. Her passion has turned into her career. She believes in the power of music and its ability to speak to people in a way that words alone cannot. The power that she906 Haley TV masterfully wields to help us realize this truth, no matter what we are going through, we are not alone.

The MUB Board proudly presents Haley Klinkhammer for 906 Night at the MUB Ballroom on Friday, October 19th at 9:06 pm.


Make a Difference Day Registration

Make a Difference Day, the largest national day of community service takes place on Michigan Tech’s campus every fall. Students, faculty, and staff come together to go out into the community to volunteer and make a difference.

Make a Difference Day 2018 will be taking place Saturday, October 20. Check-In will start at 9:00 AM in the MUB Commons. Information packets will be distributed and participants will receive their Make a Difference Day T-Shirts before traveling to their service locations.

Registration for Make a Difference Day 2018 is now open until Monday,October 15 at 5:00 pm.  To register click here.


Annual Muck Run Scheduled for October 20

The Michigan Tech cross country team has announced the third-annual Michigan Tech Muck Run on Saturday, October 20, at 10 a.m. at the Tech Trails. Runners of all ages are eligible to register and compete in the event.

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Pre-registration for Michigan Tech students and members of the Upper Peninsula Road Runners Club will be $15 and public pre-registration will be $20 up until 10/18 at 8:00pm. Race day registration will also be available from 8-9:30am for a higher fee. Register online here, over the phone at 906-487-2073 or in person at the SDC Ticket Office.

For more information, contact cross country head coach Jake Isaacson at 906-487-3143.


Healthy Minds Survey

To be healthy as a whole, mental wellness plays a role. Take the HMSMTU Flyer healthy abc

The HMS, or Healthy Minds Survey, is a nationally recognized online survey about Student Mental Health and Well-being. It is important to help shape and improve mental health services on campus, anonymously.

It is open now till Monday, October 22.

Please take a few minutes out of your day, to take this survey!!!


Pumpkin Carving

Please come join the Pumpkin Carving event being hosted by the MUB Board in the MUB Commons on Thursday, October 25th at 6 pm. Design and create your own masterpiece!

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Husky Alpine Run

Are you up for a Halloween challenge?  Come join the Michigan Tech Army ROTC program in our inaugural Husky Alpine Run, on Saturday,October 27th, which is a 5 km trail race ON Mont Ripley!  Don’t ski?  Don’t snowboard?  No worries.  Many people enjoy skiing and snowboarding the slopes of Ripley and now you get to rSEPTEMBER POSTER FINALabscvbun them!  We encourage everyone to show up and run in their Halloween costume as prizes are awarded to the costume contest winner!  All racers will get complementary food and beverages after the event and there will also be raffle prizes.  The winners of each age group (male and female) will receive medals, and the overall male and female winners will get their names engraved on a plaque that will be posted in the ROTC building.  Sign up now and get a free event t-shirt.  Students get an incredible deal of ONLY $15 for registration!

We also want to give back to our community in Houghton and help fund road repairs caused by the devastating Father’s Day flooding.  To do so, we will donate part of our proceeds to help fund flood relief efforts.  So, come outand have a fun time and help us support our community!


 School of Technology – Makers Competition:

Mary Shelley’s ‘Frankenstein’ Turns 200 Years Old!

The School of Technology is ‘thrilled’ to offer an opportunity for their students (& non-SoT majors) to show off their skills and talents in a Halloween Makers Competition for best costume or decoration. Points will be awarded to teams in the following categories:

1) function of the mechanical component;                                        Makers in the School of Technology Poster abbb

2) sensor/actuator functionality;

3) robustness of the supporting code;

4) detail and impact of the costume or decoration;

5) creative use of materials;

6) overall creativity of the design.

Set of Rules:

  • Teams of 3 or more are required.
  • Budget is limited to $50 for the team, points for creative re-use (upscaling) of materials.
  • Teams must be comprised of 2 or more SoT majors. Non-SoT students can also join the team.
  • Teams must be comprised of 2 or more class years (e.g. freshmen, sophomores, etc.)
  • Costume or decoration must include a mechanical component as well as a programmed sensor/actuator.

Judging will be completed by a panel of faculty and staff with expertise in mechanical, electrical, and computing on Halloween, Wednesday, October 31.

A cash prize of $250.00 will be awarded to the best TEAM!

Teams are encouraged to sign up by Friday, October 12th in the School of Technology’s Main Office (EERC 426) or by completing the Google Form.

Questions can be directed to Dean Minerick at: minerick@mtu.edu

School of Technology: Learn. Do. Succeed.


Meet Your Major Series

Undergraduate students who are unsure of their major, or are interested in pursuing a dual major, are invited to attend the Meet Your Major series hosted by the School of Business and Economics. This is an opportunity to hear from faculty and current students about internships, courses, career paths, and student organizations. Snacks and refreshments will be served. Please contact Shannon Rinkinen at smrinkin@mtu.edu with questions.

Meet Your Major: Engineering Management

4-5 p.m. Wednesday, October 17 in the APMP Trading Lab

Meet Your Major: Finance

4-5 p.m. Wednesday, October 17 in AOB 101

Meet Your Major: Management Information Systems (MIS)

4-5 p.m. Wednesday, October 24 in AOB 101

Meet Your Major: Management with concentrations in Supply Chain Operations and Management and Entrepreneurship

4-5 p.m. Wednesday, November 7 in the APMP Trading Lab

Meet Your Major: Accounting

4-5 p.m. Wednesday, November 7 in AOB 101

Meet Your Major: Economics


Join the MTU Racquetball Club

Join the Racquetball Club!  Players of all levels are welcome to join us at the SDC courts on

Thursdays  6 –  8 pm and Sundays 1 – 3 pm.

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Michigan Space Grant Consortium Funding Opportunities

The Michigan Space Grant Consortium announces funding opportunities in the following categories: Undergraduate Fellowship, Graduate Fellowship, Pre-College Education, Public Outreach, Teacher Training, and Research Seed Grant. Only U.S. citizens are eligible to apply for fellowship grants.

The internal Michigan Tech deadline is noon on Wednesday, November 7. Click here for instructions detailing proposal submission procedures and requirements.

Note— Proposals must be submitted electronically after being approved by the Office of Sponsored Programs. Proposals exceeding stated page limits or submitted without prior review by Michigan Tech will not be considered for funding. For more information, contact Paige Hackney (phackney@mtu.edu) in the Pavlis Honors College (M&M 722).

Women, underrepresented minorities, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply to all MSGC funding opportunities.


Study Abroad in Ghana

Come to an information session on studying abroad in Accra, Ghana summer 2019 with Michigan Tech Social Sciences faculty member Kari Henquinet through USAC. Join a team of Ghana Study Abroad Info Sessionsabcfaculty, students, and community members to learn hands on with support in a beautiful, friendly African city!

Informational meeting on Thursday, November 8th at 7 pm in Fisher 130.

Learn more about:

  • Michigan Tech courses you can take abroad
  • Financial aid and scholarship opportunities to study abroad
  • Program details such as field trips, housing, costs, dates.

Social Justice Series

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The Center for Diversity & Inclusion is offering another awesome semester worth of excellent opportunities to engage with different ideas around diversity and inclusion (opportunities to hear from our students about their experiences and to bear witness to what faculty and staff are doing on our very own campus to support and promote equity!
Join us this fall for our Diverse Dialogues series and be part of the conversation of highlighting underrepresented voices, elevating the social justice work being done by our Michigan Tech community, and engaging and learning from difficult diversity and inclusion discussions that affect us all.

Takeover Snapchat

University Marketing and Communications at Michigan Tech is looking for student groups to run temporary takeovers of its Snapchat account. UMC is seeking your help in identifying responsible and outgoing students in your organization who would be willing to run a Snapchat takeover. The benefit to you? Raising student awareness about Michigan Tech in general and about your organization in particular.

The university Snapchat coordinator, Ben Jaszczak, works with campus groups like yours to organize awareness-raising Snapchat takeovers targeted to current and future Huskies. With over 2,000 followers, our Snapchat account is a great way to reach undergraduate and prospective students.

To run a Snapchat takeover, all you need to do is identify a student(s) who is willing to run the takeover and choose a time slot of 1-3 days where they can highlight your program or event. With that information, contact us at video@mtu.edu to schedule your takeover.  You can direct any questions about this event to Ben Jaszczak, Multimedia Specialist and Snapchat Coordinator, at bjjaszcz@mtu.edu.  We appreciate your help!


At-Risk for Students Course

College can be stressful at times, and Michigan Tech wants to empower our students with tKognito At risk for students log in graphic abhe resources they need to help one another.  We’re excited to present the Kognito simulation At-Risk for Students course, which will help in recognizing signs of distress, determining if a friend needs help, how to talk to someone in need of help, or where you or your friend can turn to for resources.  It can be difficult to deal with these kinds of issues, but an effective conversation can help more than you think-it can help change someones life.  We hope you enjoy this simulation, as we all work together to help one another and build a stronger community.Kognito graphic for at risk students (promo)

Kognito is an online training simulation to help students learn how to talk to others in need and help in a crisis situation using role playing.

If you encounter technical issues, please contact Kognito‘s support team at: support@kognito.com


Heathly Husky Workshop Series

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New HuskiesFit Class

A new and exciting offer in the line-up of adult group fitness classes – Tai Chi!

Tai Chi, an ancient Chinese exercise combining relaxed fluid movements with a calm, alert mental state, is low impact and puts minimal stress on muscles and joints, making it safe for all ages and fitness levels. Join new HuskiesFit instructor Hilary Mondays from 2-2:50 p.m. and Wednesdays from 10:30-11:20 a.m. in the SDC Studio.      tai-chiabc

Introductory Dollar Days classes will be offered October 29 and 31. Try out the class for only $2!

Fall Session: November 5 – December 19 (no class November 19 & 21)

Cost – Michigan Tech Student Session $24, General Public Session $30

For more information or to register, visit Tai Chi.


HuskiesFit Programs

HuskiesFit Programs offers several group fitness classes throughout the week. There’s something to choose from every day! Check out our week at a glance flyer and see what fits your schedule.

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Get the most for your money with the HuskiesFit Ultimate Session Punch Card! This premium 8-punch card allows you to experience a variety of HuskiesFit group fitness classes without having to commit to one particular type.

For more information on individual programs, visit HuskiesFit Programs. Commit to be HuskiesFit this Fall!


Season Tickets on Sale at The Rozsa Center

The Rozsa Center is pleased to announce their 2018/19 Season Ticket Sale! Season Ticket Packages are on sale early this year, May 1st, with the best Ballet adiscounts available on all the season has to offer! There are four Season Ticket Package options this year, offering savings of 18% – 37% off single ticket prices. Featured this year are 12 Rozsa Presenting Series events, including five distinguished lecturers, and more than 33 Visual and Performing Arts events including music, theater and visual arts events, and the ever-popular 41 North Film festival. For full season details, please visit our website: mtu.edu/rozsa


Michigan Tech Recreation Offers AppAudio 

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Customers have two WiFi networks to choose from – MichiganTech and MichiganTechGuest.

For more information on how to set up AppAudio on your devices, see HowToAppAudio.


Student News Briefs – October 5, 2018

Josh McVicar

MUB Board will be hosting a comedian magician. The event will be on Saturday, October 6th, at 9 pm, in the MUB Ballroom.  “Josh McVicar has been astounding with providing comedy, magic and hypnosis professionally for more than 15 years.  He’sJoshMcVicar poster a performed at hundreds of colleges, corporations, parties and special events with his unique brand of entertainment that combines side splitting humor, hypnotic trances, explosive surprises, and mind bending magic to create an experience like no other.  With shows packed full of laughs and audience participation, McTrickster will give a performance you are sure not to forget!”


Annual Fall Mud Bog
Come and enjoy the fun of the Fall Annual Mud Bog at the Range Snowmobile Club on SatFall Mud Bog Posterabcurday, October 6th, registration begins at 8 am. Admission is $5. Registration is $15 per class.
Classes for stock vehicles, ATVs, SXSs, snowmobiles, heavily modified and more! Anyone 16 and over can enter for a chance to win prizes. Check out the Four Wheelers of Michigan Tech Facebook for more information.
A portion of the proceeds will be donated to Little Brothers Friends of the Elderly Upper Michigan.
Food and drinks will be sold at the event.

Plaidurday is Today!

Fall is officially here and that means that Plaidurday is approaching fast. This year, Plaidurday falls on Friday, October 5th. The Campus Store and University Images are ready to celebrate and make the most of Plaidurday 2018 by dressing for the occasion in our finest plaid attire. We want to see YOU in your most creative Plaidurday ensemble. Stop by the Campus Store or University Images dressed in plaid this Plaidurday and receive 25% off your total purchase of Tech apparel. Don’t forget to take a selfie somewhere inside the store or with a staff member. Tag the Campus Store on social media and make sure you use the hashtag #plaidurday. We will pick the most creative Plaidurday Costume to receive a free Michigan Tech hoodie.

Let’s make this Plaidurday the best one yet. Happy Plaiding! Your Campus Store and University Images staff thank you for your patronage!


 Tech Hockey Hosting Intrasquad, Skate With the Huskies on Oct. 6

Hockey Hosting Intrasquad, Skate With the Huskies on Oct. 6

Admission for the game will be a cash donation to our local youth hockey organizations. The 2018-19 team will split up and play two 15-minute halves.

The No. 18 ranked Huskies open the 2018-19 season on October 12-13 against No. 1, and defending National Champion, Minnesota Duluth. Puck drop is set for 7:37 p.m.Friday and 7:07 p.m. Saturday. The first WCHA series is November 2-3 at Alabama Huntsville.

Fans unable to attend can watch the game on FloHockey.tv or on the Michigan Tech Hockey Facebook page.

Season tickets are on sale for $329 and include all 16 home games plus three home playoff games. Season half pack tickets for Friday-only or Saturday-only are also available for $204 and include 8 home games plus three home playoff games. Visit BuyHuskiesTickets.com or call 906-487-2073 to purchase yours today.


2nd Annual Starkey Hearing Foundation Golf Scramble

The sisters of Delta Zeta are hosting their 2nd Annual Starkey Hearing Foundation Charity Golf Scramble on Saturday, October 6, 2018 at 11 am. The Starkey Hearing Foundation is a non-profit organization that promotes 2nd Annual Starkey Hearing Foundation Charity Golf Scrambleabbbawareness for speech and hearing and raises money to provide high quality hearing aids to people around the world through various missions. Each year, more than 100,00 hearing aids are delivered through more than 100 missions. Help us support the cause by coming out to our golf scramble! The event will be a 9-hole scramble including a longest drive contest, closest to pin contest, longest putt contest, hole-in-one prizes, and team prizes!


25th Anniversary of the Visual and Performing Arts Department

This academic year (2018-19) we will be celebrating the 25th Anniversary of the Visual and Performing Arts Department at Michigan Tech.  We will hold a celebratory 25th Anniversary Gala on Saturday, October 6that 5:30 pm at the Rozsa Center for the Performing Arts. Celebrate 25 years of the Visual and Performing Arts Department at Michigan Tech with an evening of cocktails, dinner, and live arts entertainment. The VPA 25th Anniversary Gala will feature intimate performances in the lobby and on stage, and live auction supporting the Marian and John Irish Award for Environmental Art, the Visual and Performing Arts Department Theatre Scholarship Fund, and the Rozsa Center’s Class Acts Program. Come dressed for celebration! There will be a cash bar, cocktail hour, full dinner, live music throughout the evening both in the lobby and on stage, an auction of unique arts experiences, artists working during the gala, and more.


Cycling Club Looking for Volunteers 

The cycling club is looking for some volunteers to help with the conference championship race that we are hosting on Saturday & Sunday, October 6th and 7th. Here is a form where people can sign up and a brief description for each position at the top.


Study Abroad in Ghana

Come to an information session on studying abroad in Accra, Ghana summer 2019 with Michigan Tech Social Sciences faculty member Kari Henquinet through USAC. Join a team of Ghana Study Abroad Info Sessionsabcfaculty, students, and community members to learn hands on with support in a beautiful, friendly African city!

Informational meeting at Fisher 126 on Tuesday, October 9th at 7 pm and again on Thursday, November 8th at 7 pm in Fisher 130.

Learn more about:

  • Michigan Tech courses you can take abroad
  • Financial aid and scholarship opportunities to study abroad
  • Program details such as field trips, housing, costs, dates

Young Women Leaders Program is looking for Mentors!

Michigan Tech’s Young Women Leaders Program (YWLP) is looking for mentors for the 2018-2019 school year! YWLP is a mentoring program that pairs Michigan Tech femaleYWLP Flyer final draft aabbccddundergraduate students with local middle school girls. An info session will be held in the Basement of the MUB on Tuesday, October 9th at 5 pm in the Superior Room. Email Lauren at lakirwin@mtu.edu or visit our website for more information.


Ring of Steel – Safe Stage Combat Workshop

“The Alpha Psi Omega Theatre Honors Society is pleased to host Ring of Steel for a two-day Safe Stage Combat Workshop. The event will take place at McArdle Theatre (2nd floor of the Walker Arts and Humanities building on the Michigan Tech campus) on Saturday and Sunday, October 13th and 14th starting at 10 am. The workshop is broken down into 2 hour sessions focusing on various types of stage combat from hand to hand combat to swordplay and safety discussions. Short breaks will be provided between sessions in which light snacks will be provided sponsored by Public Safety and Alpha Psi Omega.  Ring of Steel Posterabbb

The Ring of Steel Action Theatre and Stunt Troupe is a theatrical combat organization that provides professionally-led classes, training, fight direction, and other services for public and specialty audiences. Instructors are master-level (fully qualified to teach and certify instructors), with the senior instructor having 45 years of experience, 30 feature-film credits and over 500 stage shows, and has served as the fight and stunt director for the Michigan Opera Theatre for the past 16 years. Instructors lead participants in hands-on workshops for theatrical stunt work and swordplay, to train participants in safe method for staging simulated combat.

Participants of all backgrounds are invited to attend and learn how to safely create simulated combat for the stage, film, or reenactments. Participants MUST be over the age of 18 and be ready physically and emotionally for strenuous activity. All equipment will be provided by Ring of Steel.

Pre-registration is required at https://goo.gl/forms/hlx4S7MJ5zg0ANDr1. All sessions are capped at a maximum of 50 participants

Please contact a member of Alpha Psi Omega at alphapsiomega@mtu.edu with any questions

This event is generously supported by the Parent’s Fund of the Michigan Tech Fund”


Make a Difference Day Registration

Make a Difference Day, the largest national day of community service takes place on Michigan Tech’s campus every fall. Students, faculty, and staff come together to go out into the community to volunteer and make a difference.

Make a Difference Day 2018 will be taking place Saturday, October 20. Check-In will start at 9:00 AM in the MUB Commons. Information packets will be distributed and participants will receive their Make a Difference Day T-Shirts before traveling to their service locations.

Registration for Make a Difference Day 2018 is now open until Monday, October 15 at 5:00 pm.  To register click here.


Annual Muck Run Scheduled for October 20

The Michigan Tech cross country team has announced the third-annual Michigan Tech Muck Run on Saturday, October 20, at 10 a.m. at the Tech Trails. Runners of all ages are eligible to register and compete in the event.

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Pre-registration for Michigan Tech students and members of the Upper Peninsula Road Runners Club will be $15 and public pre-registration will be $20 up until 10/18 at 8:00pm. Race day registration will also be available from 8-9:30am for a higher fee. Register online here, over the phone at 906-487-2073 or in person at the SDC Ticket Office.

For more information, contact cross country head coach Jake Isaacson at 906-487-3143.


Healthy Minds Survey

To be healthy as a whole, mental wellness plays a role. Take the HMSMTU Flyer healthy abc

The HMS, or Healthy Minds Survey, is a nationally recognized online survey about Student Mental Health and Well-being. It is important to help shape and improve mental health services on campus, anonymously.

It is open now till October 22.

Please take a few minutes out of your day, to take this survey!!!


Husky Alpine Run

Are you up for a Halloween challenge?  Come join the Michigan Tech Army ROTC program in our inaugural Husky Alpine Run, on Saturday, October 27th, which is a 5 km trail race ON Mont Ripley!  Don’t ski?  Don’t snowboard?  No worries.  Many people enjoy skiing and snowboarding the slopes of Ripley and now you get to rSEPTEMBER POSTER FINALabscvbun them!  We encourage everyone to show up and run in their Halloween costume as prizes are awarded to the costume contest winner!  All racers will get complementary food and beverages after the event and there will also be raffle prizes.  The winners of each age group (male and female) will receive medals, and the overall male and female winners will get their names engraved on a plaque that will be posted in the ROTC building.  Sign up now and get a free event t-shirt.  Students get an incredible deal of ONLY $15 for registration!

We also want to give back to our community in Houghton and help fund road repairs caused by the devastating Father’s Day flooding.  To do so, we will donate part of our proceeds to help fund flood relief efforts.  So, come outand have a fun time and help us support our community!


 School of Technology – Makers Competition:

Mary Shelley’s ‘Frankenstein’ Turns 200 Years Old!

The School of Technology is ‘thrilled’ to offer an opportunity for their students (& non-SoT majors) to show off their skills and talents in a Halloween Makers Competition for best costume or decoration. Points will be awarded to teams in the following categories:

1) function of the mechanical component;                                        Makers in the School of Technology Poster abbb

2) sensor/actuator functionality;

3) robustness of the supporting code;

4) detail and impact of the costume or decoration;

5) creative use of materials;

6) overall creativity of the design.

Set of Rules:

  • Teams of 3 or more are required.
  • Budget is limited to $50 for the team, points for creative re-use (upscaling) of materials.
  • Teams must be comprised of 2 or more SoT majors. Non-SoT students can also join the team.
  • Teams must be comprised of 2 or more class years (e.g. freshmen, sophomores, etc.)
  • Costume or decoration must include a mechanical component as well as a programmed sensor/actuator.

Judging will be completed by a panel of faculty and staff with expertise in mechanical, electrical, and computing on Halloween, Wednesday, October 31.

A cash prize of $250.00 will be awarded to the best TEAM!

Teams are encouraged to sign up by Friday, October 12th in the School of Technology’s Main Office (EERC 426) or by completing the Google Form.

Questions can be directed to Dean Minerick at: minerick@mtu.edu

School of Technology: Learn. Do. Succeed.


Meet Your Major Series

Undergraduate students who are unsure of their major, or are interested in pursuing a dual major, are invited to attend the Meet Your Major series hosted by the School of Business and Economics. This is an opportunity to hear from faculty and current students about internships, courses, career paths, and student organizations. Snacks and refreshments will be served. Please contact Shannon Rinkinen at smrinkin@mtu.edu with questions.

Meet Your Major: Marketing

4-5 p.m. Wednesday, October 10 in AOB 101

Meet Your Major: Engineering Management

4-5 p.m. Wednesday, October 17 in the APMP Trading Lab

Meet Your Major: Finance

4-5 p.m. Wednesday, October 17 in AOB 101

Meet Your Major: Management Information Systems (MIS)

4-5 p.m. Wednesday, October 24 in AOB 101

Meet Your Major: Management with concentrations in Supply Chain Operations and Management and Entrepreneurship

4-5 p.m. Wednesday, November 7 in the APMP Trading Lab

Meet Your Major: Accounting

4-5 p.m. Wednesday, November 7 in AOB 101

Meet Your Major: Economics


Join the MTU Racquetball Club

Join the Racquetball Club!  Players of all levels are welcome to join us at the SDC courts on

Thursdays  6 –  8 pm and Sundays 1 – 3 pm.

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Michigan Space Grant Consortium Funding Opportunities

The Michigan Space Grant Consortium announces funding opportunities in the following categories: Undergraduate Fellowship, Graduate Fellowship, Pre-College Education, Public Outreach, Teacher Training, and Research Seed Grant. Only U.S. citizens are eligible to apply for fellowship grants.

The internal Michigan Tech deadline is noon on Wednesday, November 7. Click here for instructions detailing proposal submission procedures and requirements.

Note— Proposals must be submitted electronically after being approved by the Office of Sponsored Programs. Proposals exceeding stated page limits or submitted without prior review by Michigan Tech will not be considered for funding. For more information, contact Paige Hackney (phackney@mtu.edu) in the Pavlis Honors College (M&M 722).

Women, underrepresented minorities, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply to all MSGC funding opportunities.


Study: Alcohol and Neurovascular Control in Humans

Ever wonder what happens to your sleep quality or health after a night out on the town? Researchers in the Kinesiology & Integrative Physiology Department are looking for the answers to these questions in a project entitled, “Alcohol and Neurovascular Control in Humans.”

The study is conducted in Michigan Tech’s new Sleep Research Laboratory in the Student Development Complex. A minimum of three sleep studies would be conducted at your convenience including a familiarization night and two testing nights. Testing nights is where a placebo or alcohol dose (consistent with 4-5 drinks within 2 hours) would be administered. Blood pressure and nervous system function would be analyzed the following morning.

If you are over 21, please contact Ian Greenlund, MS (imgreenl@mtu.edu) or Anne Tikkanen, RN (altikkan@mtu.edu) for more information on how you can participate. We are looking for a diverse group, so please no not hesitate to reach out to us.


Social Justice Series

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The Center for Diversity & Inclusion is offering another awesome semester worth of excellent opportunities to engage with different ideas around diversity and inclusion (opportunities to hear from our students about their experiences and to bear witness to what faculty and staff are doing on our very own campus to support and promote equity!
Join us this fall for our Diverse Dialogues series and be part of the conversation of highlighting underrepresented voices, elevating the social justice work being done by our Michigan Tech community, and engaging and learning from difficult diversity and inclusion discussions that affect us all.

 Takeover Snapchat

University Marketing and Communications at Michigan Tech is looking for student groups to run temporary takeovers of its Snapchat account. UMC is seeking your help in identifying responsible and outgoing students in your organization who would be willing to run a Snapchat takeover. The benefit to you? Raising student awareness about Michigan Tech in general and about your organization in particular.

The university Snapchat coordinator, Ben Jaszczak, works with campus groups like yours to organize awareness-raising Snapchat takeovers targeted to current and future Huskies. With over 2,000 followers, our Snapchat account is a great way to reach undergraduate and prospective students.

To run a Snapchat takeover, all you need to do is identify a student(s) who is willing to run the takeover and choose a time slot of 1-3 days where they can highlight your program or event. With that information, contact us at video@mtu.edu to schedule your takeover.  You can direct any questions about this event to Ben Jaszczak, Multimedia Specialist and Snapchat Coordinator, at bjjaszcz@mtu.edu.  We appreciate your help!


At-Risk for Students Course

College can be stressful at times, and Michigan Tech wants to empower our students with tKognito At risk for students log in graphic abhe resources they need to help one another.  We’re excited to present the Kognito simulation At-Risk for Students course, which will help in recognizing signs of distress, determining if a friend needs help, how to talk to someone in need of help, or where you or your friend can turn to for resources.  It can be difficult to deal with these kinds of issues, but an effective conversation can help more than you think-it can help change someones life.  We hope you enjoy this simulation, as we all work together to help one another and build a stronger community.Kognito graphic for at risk students (promo)

Kognito is an online training simulation to help students learn how to talk to others in need and help in a crisis situation using role playing.

If you encounter technical issues, please contact Kognito‘s support team at: support@kognito.com


Heathly Husky Workshop Series

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New HuskiesFit Class

A new and exciting offer in the line-up of adult group fitness classes – Tai Chi!

Tai Chi, an ancient Chinese exercise combining relaxed fluid movements with a calm, alert mental state, is low impact and puts minimal stress on muscles and joints, making it safe for all ages and fitness levels. Join new HuskiesFit instructor Hilary Mondays from 2-2:50 p.m. and Wednesdays from 10:30-11:20 a.m. in the SDC Studio.      tai-chiabc

Introductory Dollar Days classes will be offered October 29 and 31. Try out the class for only $2!

Fall Session: November 5 – December 19 (no class November 19 & 21)

Cost – Michigan Tech Student Session $24, General Public Session $30

For more information or to register, visit Tai Chi.


HuskiesFit Programs

HuskiesFit Programs offers several group fitness classes throughout the week. There’s something to choose from every day! Check out our week at a glance flyer and see what fits your schedule.

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Get the most for your money with the HuskiesFit Ultimate Session Punch Card! This premium 8-punch card allows you to experience a variety of HuskiesFit group fitness classes without having to commit to one particular type.

For more information on individual programs, visit HuskiesFit Programs. Commit to be HuskiesFit this Fall!


Season Tickets on Sale at The Rozsa Center

The Rozsa Center is pleased to announce their 2018/19 Season Ticket Sale! Season Ticket Packages are on sale early this year, May 1st, with the best Ballet adiscounts available on all the season has to offer! There are four Season Ticket Package options this year, offering savings of 18% – 37% off single ticket prices. Featured this year are 12 Rozsa Presenting Series events, including five distinguished lecturers, and more than 33 Visual and Performing Arts events including music, theater and visual arts events, and the ever-popular 41 North Film festival. For full season details, please visit our website: mtu.edu/rozsa


Michigan Tech Recreation Offers AppAudio 

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Customers have two WiFi networks to choose from – MichiganTech and MichiganTechGuest.

For more information on how to set up AppAudio on your devices, see HowToAppAudio.


Student News Briefs – Friday, May 30, 2014

1. Khana Khazana Serves Indonesian Cuisine

Khana Khazana at Michigan Tech is going to present Indonesian cuisine on Friday, May 30. Igus Anwar, a Ph.D student in Forest Science will cook Indonesian Yellow Rice (Nasi Kuning) and Indonesian Fruit Punch (Es Teler). “Nasi Kuning” is made from rice cooked with turmeric, coconut milk and some traditional spices. Served with grilled chicken that’s steamed with sweet soy ketchup and Indonesian spices, then grilled. Completed with some fresh vegetables as well. As a dessert is, Es Teler, made from some fresh tropical fruits such as avocado, lychee, pineapple, and watermelon mixed with coconut milk, sweet condensed milk, and pandan paste.

Serving from 11:00 AM to 1:30 PM.  Meal is $6  (cash only).  Khana Khazana is going to serve the meals at the trailer, located in front of the J. Robert Van Pelt And John and Ruanne Opie Library.

Please join us to support our international cooks and enjoy a great meal! We will serve food for both vegetarians and non-vegetarians.


2.  Outdoor Adventure Program Begins Summer Hours

The Outdoor Adventure Program has transitioned to their summer hours. The rental center is now open from Noon to 5 PM, Monday-Saturday and 6-8 PM on Sundays.

For more information on rentals please visit Student Activities or call 906-487-2290.


3. Water Safety Instructor Training June 15, 28 & 29

​A 3-day Water Safety Instructor Training course is now being offered through Michigan Tech Community Programs on June 15, 28, and 29. The comprehensive Red Cross WSI program trains instructors in water safety and drowning prevention and provides information needed to plan and conduct courses in the Red Cross Swimming and Water Safety program. Cost to register is $260. Deadline to register is May 30.

For more information, visit the WEBSITE.


4. Volunteers Needed for Bridgefest Feast

If you are interested in volunteering for either the Bridgefest Feast (fomally known as Seafood Fest) or the Bridgefest Parade please contact Catherine Burns at cahorsch@mtu.edu. There is a 30 minute meeting next week, Thursday, June 5 at 6:00 PM in the Board Room at the Lakeshore Center to review responsibilities for parade volunteers. The parade volunteers would be needed at 4:30 PM at the starting point of the parade (Church of the Resurrection in Hancock) on Friday, June 13. Volunteers would then be done as soon as the parade is over.

All volunteers are free to wear their organizations logo/tee shirts when they work (assuming the shirts are in good taste). They are also required to wear tennis shoes and a hat while they work. Women should wear their hair back or in a ponytail. All organizations that participate will be included on the Thank You sign (assuming they sign up with me by Sunday, June 8.)

Anyone interested should email cahorsch@mtu.edu with the list of names willing to volunteer, the day and time they would like to work, the organization they represent, and their cell phone number.


5. Student Activities Summer Programming Events

Well, yesterdays event, Grilled Pizza’s, at the Outdoor Adventure Program Backyard was a hit and if you missed it don’t worry because we have a lot more planned for you this summer!  Please make note of the upcoming events on our June Schedule of Events poster.

Hope to see you all at our next event, Fish Tacos, on Thursday, June 12, 2:00 PM at the OAP Backyard.

For more information please contact Student Activites by emailing activities@mtu.edu or calling 906-487-1963.


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Student News Briefs – Friday, April 11, 2014

1. Khana Khazana Will Serve Breakfast April 15

Khana Khazana, a collaboration of international students and Dining Services, will feature breakfast on Tuesday, April 15.
The cooks, Amir Zandnia and Aref Majdara, will cook Haleem, a popular Iranian breakfast stew made from wheat and beef meat. It is slowly simmered for several hours until smooth and silky; Veggie Omelet, an
Iranian style omelet made from eggs, onions and tomatoes; Bread and Cheese, a light sandwich with crème cheese, parsley, radishes and walnuts; Chai, a spiced milk tea from India, The most common are cardamom and ginger. Indian chai produces a warming, soothing effect, acts as a natural digestive aid and gives one a wonderful sense of well-being.
Khana Khazana is served from 8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. in the Memorial Union Food Court. A full meal is $5.95, and individual dishes are $2 each.


2. Latin Salsa Party

NOSOTROS with the support of the Graduate Student Governmnet (GSG) is running a fun Latin social. The last Salsa party in Spring semester 2014 is on April 11, at MUB Ballroom A, 8-9 Free Salsa lessons, 9-11 open dance floor. Join the GSG Latin social event, learn how to dance to Latin music, and find new friends! The event is FREE, for all levels, family friendly, and no partner is needed! Just show up!
For more information please contact Sara Alian, salian@mtu.edu, or Wesley MaGowan, owmcgowa@mtu.edu.

3. Indian Student Association Hosts Holi Night

You are invited to the Indian Student Associations biggest event in spring, The Holy Night on Saturday, April 12 in the MUB Commons at 6:00 PM.  Tickets are $6.00 for the General Public and $3.00 for ISA members.

Please contact Muraleekrishnan Menon mmenon@mtu.edu for more information.


4. Results from the 4th Annual Global City Photo Competition

Our judges – Adam Johnson, Mike Shupe and Steve Brimm – met in person to review the images together. Winning images were selected based on: a) technical merit, b) composition, c) how well it fit the category and d) the story the photo tells. The winners are:

Landscape:
First – Ben Ciavola
Second – Elyssa Furmanski
Third – Geoffrey Lerner
Sustainability:
First – Geoffrey Lerner
Second – Edward Louie
Third – Spencer Lacey
People:
First – Ben Ciavola
Second – Riccardo Tortini
Third – Josep Cabre
Global:
First – Devin Miller
Second – Elyssa Furmanski
Third – Federica Lanza
People’s Choice:
Breanna Kay with submission to “Landscape”

Thank you all for participating and making this edition another success, with plenty of inspiring photographs.
Check the winning pictures at Global City’s Facebook page.  And please join us this Wednesday, April 9, 7:00 pm, at the KBC, for the photo exhibition and to talk with the photographers. There will be pizza!


5.  Film Board Showing, Lone Survivor

This week Film Board is showing Lone Survivor in Fisher 135. It will be shown on Friday, April 11 and Saturday, April 12 at 5:30, 8:30, and 11:30 pm. Tickets are $3 each and concessions range from 25 cents to 75 cents. Next weekend we’re showing That Awkward Moment.

If you have any questions, please contact Film Board’s Publicity Chair, Bill Price, at wjprice@mtu.edu


6. Wellness Hosts Lunch and Learn for Students

Join Anna, Peer Health Advocate, for some easy, inexpensive, healthy, and portable recipes at the lunch and learn scheduled for Tuesday, April 15 from noon-1:30 in the MUB Alumni Lounge. Open to all students!

For more information contat Whitney at wmborosk@mtu.edu


7. Spring Fling

Spring Fling is always the Friday of Week 13 of  the Spring Semester and this year it is held on April 18 from 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Students end the academic year and welcome warmer weather by engaging in activities. Various student organizations participate in this event providing food and entertainment for a campus community eager to relax and have fun before the serious business of final exams begins.

Check out the website for more details!


8. Ballet Barre Workouts

The glove (and hats and coats) are coming off… or they will be soon! Are you ready for your summer wardrobe? Get your body ready for the big melt with Ballet Barre workouts! COMMIT TO BE FIT with Michigan Tech Recreation.

Designed to shape & transform the body, each Ballet Barre workout combines elements of ballet, Pilates, and yoga to create a total body experience. Expect to shake, stretch, and sweat with Ballet Barre.

Did you know? A special low-rate $30 Student Punch Card gets you started with your first 8 classes OR try us out for a single session for only $6.

For awesome deals, event announcements and more, connect with Michigan Tech Recreation on Facebook. Join us anytime and COMMIT TO BE FIT.


9. Rozsa Center Presents Ecology and Art Lecture Series by John Luther Adams

Called “one of the most original musical thinkers of the new century” (Alex Ross, The New Yorker), John Luther Adams is a composer and environmentalist whose life and work are deeply rooted in the natural world.  Adams, who currently resides in Alaska, will bring his talent and vision to Michigan Tech as a part of the “Ecology and Art Lecture Series” at the Rozsa on Tuesday, April 15, 2014. Two events are planned as a part of this series: Adams will participate in a panel discussion with Michigan Tech environmental science, ecology, poetry, and music professors, and regional environmental science professionals, in the Rozsa Lobby from 10 AM – 11 AM.  This event is free, and the public is invited. He will then present a full lecture on his work and its relationship with the natural sciences at 7:30 PMin the Rozsa Center performance hall. The lecture is also free, and open to the public. For more details, please see the attached press release, or visit rozsa.mtu.edu.


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Student News Briefs- Friday, April 4, 2014

1. Khana Khazana Serves Up Napalese Cuisine

Khana Khazana at Michigan Tech is going to present Nepalese cuisine on Friday, April 4. The cooks, Aadarsh Upreti, a master student from Mechanical Engineering student, will present Nepalese food including Spicy Chicken, chicken cooked in typical Nepalese style with spices; Achar salad which is made from potatoes, onions, cucumber, chillies and garnished with cilantro; and Semolina Pudding, a desert made from semolina flour and milk. Khana Khazana also prepare a special dish for vegetarian, Beans Gravy, kidney beans cooked with potatoes, tomatoes, onions, sauce, ginger and garlic paste.

Khana Khazana is served from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Memorial Union Food Court. A full meal is $6.95, and individual dishes are available for $2.50 each.

Please join us to support our international cooks and enjoy a great meal!


2. Thai New Year Celebration

The Thai Student Association at Michigan Tech would like to invite you to the first Thai Night at Michigan Tech on Saturday, April 5 from 6:00-8:00 PM in the MUB Commons!  Thai authentic foods will be served including, Chicken Massaman (Peanut Curry), Chicken Satay, Crispy Fish with Spicy Sweet & Sour Gravy, Steamed Vegetable with Soy Sauce & Sesame Gravy, Thai Jasmine Rice, Thai hot tea.
Vegetarian options available.

Special performances include, Thai Music, Thai Dance, and Thai Martial art (Thai Boxing).

Tickets are $10 for Students, and $12 for the Public.

Join us on Facebook.
If you are interested in buying a ticket, please contact Sirikorn at skhumwan@mtu.edu

3. Night at the Ballet and Opera

The Keweenaw Symphony Orchestra and Tech Theatre present Night at the Ballet and Opera on Friday-Saturday, April 11-12, 7:30 PM at the Rozsa Center. Tickets are $19 for adults and $6 for youth. Michigan Tech students are free with the Experience Tech Fee.

Tickets are available by calling the central ticket office at 906-487-2073 or online at rozsa.mtu.edu.


4. The 2015 Winter Carnival Seeking Logo Designs

If you would like to submit a logo design for the 2015 Winter Carnival themed, While Frozen in the Ice and Snow, We Dream of Vacations on Which to Go, please complete the FORM and email it to bluekey+logo@mtu.edu.

Designs can be drawn b hand or using computer software. The designer of the selected logo will receive a $50 gift certificate tot eh Michigan Tech Bookstore. Logo entries are due by April 11 at 11:59 PM.


5. Wellness Programs in April

April is Financial & Occupation month at Wellness.  Check out the Personal Budgeting Workshop on April 7, a LeaderShape Reunion on April 10, Quick and Healthy Meals on April 15, and Finals Week Has Gone to the Dogs on April 24 and 29.

For more information see the poster or call Wellness at 487-2560.


6. Annual Gear Swap

The Outdoor Adventure Program (OAP) Gear Swap and Silent Auction will be on April 10 from 11:00 – 2:30 PM in the MUB Ballroom A. If you have gear you would like to sell please drop off at the OAP (207 East Street, across the highway from the Library) between April 3-8 during business hours, noon-5. The OAP will take 10% on all personal gear sales.  Proceeds will go towards new gear to be rented out at the rental center.

For more information please contact the OAP at 487-2290.


7. Food Service Training for Parade of Nations Food Booths

Exciting news, the planning has already begun for the 25th Annual Parade of Nations (PON) scheduled for September 13, 2014! We have some great things in store for the celebration, including an international alumni reunion. As always, one of the highlights each year are the food booths at the multicultural festival. Thus, we are having the first food service training on Wednesday April 9 at 5:00 pm in the MUB Alumni Lounge.  We are encouraging all organizations that are planning to have a food booth to plan early and the food service training is first step. We will also discus sponsorship opportunities during the meeting. In order for your organization to qualify for sell food during PON food service training is mandatory. We simply ask that at least 1 member of your organization attend the meeting.

We hope to see you there, if you have additional questions you may contact Bob Wenc at rjwenc@mtu.edu.


8. Railroad Engineering Activities Club Meeting

Railroad Engineering Activities Club will be having the last general meeting of the year at 7pm on Tuesday April 8th in EERC 100. Guest speaker, Ed Burkhardt, will be coming to talk about when the UP railroads were owned by Wisconsin Central.

Food and refreshments will be provided.  All majors are welcome.

For more information please contact Colleen Carbary at crcarbar@mtu.edu.

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Student News Briefs – Friday, March 28, 2014

1. Khana Khazana Serves up Iranian, Syrian, and Napalese Cuisine

Khana Khazana at Michigan Tech is going to present Iranian, Syrian and Nepalese cuisine on Friday, Mar 28st. The cooks, Amir Zandnia and Aref Majdara, both PhD Students in Electrical Engineering, are going to present the Iranian Salad Shirazi, which is made of chopped cucumbers, tomatoes and onions, mixed with spices, vinegar, lemon juice and olive oil. Roba Bdeir, a PHD student in Biochemistry & Molecular Biology department will cook Syrian chicken with veggie, oven baked chicken that is marinated in lemons and spices and mixed with potatoes, peppers, onion and carrots. Aadarsh Upreti who comes from Nepal will present Gajar ko Haluwa, a Nepalese carrot pudding made from shredded carrots and milk.

We sill start serving at 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM. The whole meal is $6.95 and $2.50 for one side. Khana Khazana is going to serve Iranian, Syrian and Nepalese cuisine at the Food Court, located in the Memorial Union Building (MUB) from 11:00 AM- 2:00 PM.


2. HuskyLEAD Session, Rescheduled for April 1

The HuskyLEAD session that was canceled on March 18 has been rescheduled for April 1 at 6:00 PM in the Peninsula Room. Participants will learn what is takes to be a true leader during times of change, how leaders can impact a culture, and the importance of execution in driving change and achieving results.

Special guest presenter, Andrew Storm with General Motors of Oshkosh Corporation.

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


3. Singer-Songwriter Erin Sparks comes to Michigan Tech’s Campus

As part of the Tech Arts Festival, meet Erin Sparks, an exceptionally talented Singer-Songwriter from Nashville, TN. Her inspired lyrics, infectious hooks and jangly guitars will keep you playing her music over and over. Classify it if you must – overall you’d call it ‘acoustic driven pop,’ but categorization is a tricky task, since Erin’s soaring vocals are capable of tearing through a driving Alt-Rock production like ‘Who You Are,’ and then bringing you to your knees in the powerful ballad, ‘Don’t Listen.’

Sponsored by Student Activities and Memorial Union Board


4. Relay for Life

When: April 5th, 11am-11pm
Where: SDC wood gym
Time: 11am-11pm
The theme this year is “Tuning Out Cancer” (music themed)
To sign up, students can go to relayforlife.org and search Michigan Tech, then sign up team. Or for team sign up click HERE.

5. Attention All May GraduatesThe Michigan Tech Student Foundation (MTSF) and the Student Philanthropy Council invite you to make your upcoming commencement day even more meaningful by participating in the Class Tribute Program. It’s an opportunity for you to recognize someone special to you in the printed commencement program.

Just go to the website for program and participation details. The deadline for tribute submissions is Monday, April 7, 2014.


6. 14th Annual Don Keranen Memorial Jazz Concert

Energy and Jazz!—Michigan Technological University Jazz Studies Annual Don Keranen Memorial Jazz Night, Friday evening, March 28, 7:30PM at
the Rozsa Center. Michigan Tech’s Jazz Lab Band and R&D Big Band will perform a wide variety of classic and modern jazz, Latin jazz, fusion, ballads, blues, rock and funk.
Tickets are: Adults $13, Youth $5, Students $5, or Mich. Tech. Students Free With Experience Tech Fee. To purchase tickets, call (906) 487-2073, go online at rozsa.mtu.edu, or visit Ticketing Operations at Michigan Tech’s Student Development Complex (SDC). Please note the Rozsa Box Office is closed during regular
business hours, and will only open two hours prior to show times. Michigan Technological University is an Equal Opportunity Educational Institution/Equal Opportunity Employer, which includes providing equal opportunity for protected veterans and individuals with disability.

7. IM Updates

Here is what’s happening in IM:

Team Sports Entry Deadline
Soccer, 4/1 @ 12PM
Individual/Team Sports
Tennis Doubles 4/1 @ 5PM
Sand Volleyball Two’s 4/8 @ 5PM
Officials’ Meetings/Clinics
Soccer 4/2 @ 6PM
Questions?  487-3556 or www.imleagues.com

8. Film Board Showing The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug

This week Film Board is showing The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug in Fisher 135. Showtimes on Friday, March 28 at 5:30, 8:30, and 11:30 pm. Showings on Saturday, March 29 at 2:30, 5:30, 8:30, & 11:30. And a showing on Sunday, March 30 at 2:30. Tickets are $3 each and concessions range from 25 cents to 75 cents. Next weekends showing, Hackers.
If you have any questions, please contact Film Board’s Publicity Chair, Bill Price, at wjprice@mtu.edu

9. Registration Open for Spring Fling

Spring is coming, or at least we hope it is! If you are interested in registering your organizations for Spring Fling, follow this LINK. Registration is open until April 1.  Also, checkout the best booth challenge, new this year.
For more information keep an eye on the MUB Board Facebook page.


10. Commit To Be Fit with Michigan Tech Recreation

Let the SUMMER countdown begin! Use these next few weeks of Spring programming to get your body in beach, bike, run, swim, and hike condition. If your March workouts roared in like a lion, don’t let your fitness routines go out like a lamb…COMMIT TO BE FIT with Michigan Tech Recreation.  Move, crunch, squat and lift with CORE & MORE! Each workout uses exercise balls, weights, strength exercises, and effective step routines to tone and tighten the entire body. Classes are held, Mondays and Wednesdays, at 5:15pm with Toni at the SDC.

Did you know? A special low-rate $30 Student Punch Card gets you started with your first 8 classes OR try us out for a single session for only $6.

For awesome deals, event announcements and more, connect with Michigan Tech Recreation on Facebook. Join us anytime and COMMIT TO BE FIT.


11. Local Non Profit Seeks Volunteers

Don’t Do It Yourself or DDIY non profit group is seeking volunteers to help with a funraiser that will benefit local families that have financial hardships due to medical hardships.  The fundraiser will be held at the Dee Stadium in Houghton on April 12 from 3-11 PM. The event is called Folk-n-Food and there will be live music, craft vendors, food, and more.
For more information and to sign up as a volunteer please contact Ellie Freeman at Marsha.E.Freeman@wellsfargo.com

12. Reminder: Iranian New Year Celebration

Norouz is the ancient Persian holiday to celebrate New Year on the first day of spring. Michigan Technological University’s first Norouz celebration includes Persian banquet, dance performance, and live traditional music. The event will be followed by a fun open floor after-party featuring A.D.Dj.

Tickets are $12 (non student) and $10 (students) and available for purchase Monday March 24 through Friday, March 28 from 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM in the MUB Commons.

For more information please contact Mohammad Reza Amini at mamini@mtu.edu.


13. Incredible India: Development and Challenges from a Global Perspective

Global City hosts Incredible India on Tuesday, April 1, at 5:00pm, EERC 103.  India has come a long way since its independence in 1947 and has shown some impressive signs of development in the last few decades. But how have these changes impacted the everyday life of people? Which are the opportunities, the challenges and what still needs to change?

Aparupa Sengupta, born and raised in the city of Patna, capital of Bihar, is familiar with the struggles of the community and will try to answer some of these questions. She just completed her Ph.D. in Biological Sciences from Michigan Tech, and has masters degrees in Biotechnology and in Molecular Genetics.

For more information please contact Leonor Medeiros at lmedeiro@mtu.edu


14. Anime and Gaming Convention

Nanocon, Michigan Tech’s twice-annual anime and gaming convention is this weekend. It starts at 11 AM this saturday (3/29) and ends at 7:00 on sunday(3/30). Locations are all the rooms on first floor of Fisher, and the events are many and varied but all related to some aspect of anime or gaming nerd-dom.

For more information please contact Joshua at jwstuemp@mtu.edu.


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Student News Briefs – Friday, March 21, 2013

1. Khana Khazana Presents Indonesian Cuisine

Khana Khazana will feature Indonesian food, this Friday, March 21st. Igus Anwar will cook Coconut milk chicken soup, an Indonesian chicken soup with some traditional spices and coconut milk. Served with rice cake, some vegetables, boiled egg, emping chips, and fried onion; Gado-gado, an Indonesian salad that consists of various fresh vegetables with peanut sauce and Es Cendol (Jelly Drink with Pandan Taste), an Indonesian drink made from rice flour, coconut milk and palm sugar.

The weekly international lunch is served in the Memorial Union Food Court from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. A full meal costs $6.95, with individual dishes available for $2.50 each.


2. Iranian New Year (Norouz) Celebration

Norouz is the ancient Persian holiday to celebrate New Year on the first day of spring. Michigan Technological University’s first Norouz celebration includes Persian banquet, dance performance, and live traditional music. The event will be followed by a fun open floor after-party featuring A.D.Dj.

Tickets are $12 (non student) and $10 (students) and available for purchase Monday March 24 through Friday, March 28 from 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM in the MUB Commons.

For more information please contact Mohammad Reza Amini at mamini@mtu.edu.



3. Student Leadership Awards Close at Noon Today

The nomination period for the general leadership awards will come to a close today at noon. If you would like to make a nomination please do so at www.sa.mtu.edu/awards.

For more information please contact Student Activities at 906-487-963 or email activities@mtu.edu



4. Celebrate Thai New Year 2014

The Thai Student Association at Michigan Tech proudly invites you to Thai New Year 2014, Saturday, April 5, from 6 to 8 p.m., in the MUB Commons. Tickets will be available for purchase at the MUB Commons promotions table from March 24 to April 4, 11 a.m., to 1 p.m.

Come experience Thai cuisine such as chicken massaman, chicken satay, crispy fish with sweet and sour gravy, plus music and performances.

For more information visit the Facebook page.



5. Attention All May Graduates

The Michigan Tech Student Foundation (MTSF) and the Student Philanthropy Council invite you to make your upcoming commencement day even more meaningful by participating in the Class Tribute Program. It’s an opportunity for you to recognize someone special to you in the printed commencement program.

Just go to the website for program and participation details. The deadline for tribute submissions is Monday, April 7, 2014.



6. Rape Aggression Defense Classes Begin March 25

Master self-defense tactics and safety techniques through a comprehensive course designed specifically for women ages twelve and up. It begins with a focus on awareness, prevention, and risk reduction/avoidance, and progresses to the basics of hands-on defense training.

R.A.D. is offered by Michigan Tech’s Department of Public Safety and Police Services through Community Programs, and the course is taught by Public Safety officers. The class combines both classroom instruction and hands on physical training.”
Dates: March 25 to April 17
Days/Times: Tuesdays/Thursdays, 6:00-8:00pm
Location: SDC Racquetball Court #5
Cost: $30 for Michigan Tech students, $50 for non-students
Women only please. Minimum age of 12.
Registration and payment may be completed online HERE, by phone at 906-487-2073, or at the SDC Ticket Office.

7. Rozsa Presents New York Gilbert and Sullivan Players, H.M.S. Pinafore

The Rozsa Center welcomes the New York Gilbert and Sullivan Players as they present “H.M.S. Pinafore,” at the Rozsa Center on Wednesday, March 19th, at 7:30 PM.
For more details and tickets, please visit rozsa.mtu.edu or call (906) 487-2073.


8. Tickets Available for the 2014 International Night

2014 International Night tickets are on sale through this week at the MUB Commons from 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM and at Fisher Hall from 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM



9. Husky Tae Kwon Do Practices – March 24-29

Thursday 5:30-7:30pm MUB Ballroom B
Friday 5:30-7:30pm MUB Peninsula Room
Saturday noon – 2pm SDC Dance Room
As always, Husky TKD is open to anyone interested in martial arts, regardless of age or skill level. Feel free to come and check us out!


10. Society of Intellectual Sisters 10th Annual Bra Show

Have you or someone you know (male or female) been impacted with breast cancer? Are you an ally for breast cancer awareness and a cure? This is the event for you! The Society of Intellectual Sisters will have their 10th Annual Bra Show tomorrow, in the MUB Ballroom from 6 to 8 p.m. The theme this year in “Disney” and our goal for the 10th Anniversary is to raise over $1,000 to donate to the National Breast Cancer Foundation (NBCF). Our guest speaker this year is Jill Kalcich of Keweenaw Holistic Family Medicine in Calumet. There is no cost for this event, but donations are appreciated and proceeds will be forwarded to NBCF. Refreshments will be served and we hope to see you there. For more information contact Emerald Gary at efgary@mtu.edu.



11. Film Board Showing Frozen

This week Film Board is showing Frozen in 3D in Fisher 135. It will be shown on Friday, March 21 at 6:00, 8:30, and 11:00 PM. Showings on Saturday, March 22 at 3:30, 5:00, 8:30, & 11:00. Showings on Sunday, March 23 at 12:00 and 3:00 PM. Tickets are $3 each and concessions range from 25 cents to 75 cents. Next showing after Spring Break we are showing: Frozen in 3D. If you have any questions, please contact Film Board’s Publicity Chair, Bill Price, at wjprice@mtu.edu



12. HuskyLEAD Session, Leading People with Different Personalities

The next HuskyLEAD session will be held on Tuesday, March 25 at 6:00 PM in the MUB Peninsula Room. Participants will learn about people with different personalities, how to utilize their strengths, and how to make them more effective.

For more information please contact Student Activities at 906-487-1963.

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