2017 Bridgefest Parade Lineup on Cliff Drive

At 5 p.m. on June 16, Cliff Drive will become a one-way west bound only roadway. This will allow for the parade lineup occurring for Bridgefest.

The parade participants will be lining up in the north bound lane entering Cliff Drive near Lot 10. Each parking lot exit along Cliff Drive will have one-way signage to turn left only and the south bound lane will be open for thru traffic.

The Parade starts at 7 p.m. and Cliff Drive will return to its normal operations after the last final parade participant clears the roadway. Thanks for your understanding.

GMES Speaker Monday

The Department of Geological and Mining Engineering and Sciences will host Ashis Bhattacherjee from the Indian Institute of Technology. The presentation will be held from 4 to 5 p.m. Monday (June 12) in Dow 610. 

Bhattacherjee, a professor in the Department of Mining Engineering at the IIT, will present "Risk Assessment of Coal Mines for Enhancement of Safety; Emerging Trends in India and Across the Globe."

The mining industry in India has experienced a considerable amount of success for the improvement of safety in coal mines over the last tow decades. In order to further improve the safety standards in coal mines there is a need to make a radical change in the way the safety issues are currently being looked upon by the indian coal mining industry. Effective application of risk assessment tools is necessary to enhance the identification of quantification of potential hazards and to suggest effective solutions. 

Thai Food at Today's Khana Khazana

Thai food is on the menua at today's Khana Khazana in the Memorial Union's North Coast Grill and Deli.

The menu features:

  • Chicken Masaman Curry (Thai Peanut Curry)
  • Ajad (Thai cucumber relish)
  • Sagu Khoa Pod (Tapioca with Sweet Corn)

Serving is from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. today. The cost is $5.95 and includes a fountain beverage. Visit Khana Khazana on Facebook.

School's Out for Summer. Great Times to Be Had with Michigan Tech Rec

When looking for some summer fun, keep Michigan Tech Recreation and the SDC in mind.
- Daily passes and group rates are available for access to the pool, multi purpose gym, racquetball courts and more.
- Purchase a trail pass and check out the Tech Trails for mountain biking, hiking and disc golf.
- Reserve a court at Gates Tennis Center for a game of pickle ball or tennis. The softball fields and sand volleyball fields are available for rental.
- Take advantage of the Outdoor Adventure Program's cool programming - Climbing wall, high ropes, paddling demos and more.

For all things fun and fit, look to Michigan Tech Recreation and the SDC. Visit michigantechrecreation.com for details.


Panopto-Huskycast Video Platform Scheduled Maintenance Downtime

The Panopto-Huskycast video platform will be unavailable between 8 p.m. to 12 a.m. EDT Saturday (June 10) due to a planned system upgrade. During this time you will not be able to access recordings and any attempts to upload from recorder clients will result in a "Server unable to connect" message.

Contact IT User Services (487-1111, it-help@mtu.edu) if you have questions.


Materials Science & Engineering John & Virginia Towers Distinguished Lecture Series Monday

Roger Lumley of the Department of Engineering at La Trobe University in Melbourne, Australia, will present "A First Principles Approach to the Requirements of Casting Factor 1.0 in Investment Cast Aluminium Alloys" at 2 p.m. Monday (June 12) in M&M 610.

Job Postings

Job Posting for Friday, June 9, 2017

Staff and faculty job description are available in the Human Resources Department. For more information regarding staff positions call 7-2280 or email jobs@mtu.edu. For more information regarding faculty positions contact the academic department in which the position is posted.

Office Assistant 4, Pavlis Honors College. UAW Internal Posting 6/9/17 – 6/15/17. External applications will be reviewed after internal UAW applications.

Apply online. 

Custodian, Facilities. AFSCME posting 6/9/2017 - 6/15/2017. External applicants will not be reviewed until after all internal applicants. Apply online.

Michigan Technological University is an Equal Opportunity Education Institution/Equal Opportunity Employer, which includes providing equal opportunity for protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.  

New Funding

Richelle Winkler (SS/GLRC) is the principal investigator on a project that has received $17,128 contract with the Western Upper Peninsula Planning and Development Regions (WUPPDR). The project is, "L'Anse Community Solar Study."

This is a one-year project.