Playing with Robots

By Allison Mills | Published

Kids, robots, and grad students team up to save a far-away galaxy in this after-school program play. The kids cue the robots, who recite their lines from computer script. The Michigan Tech students, who study cognitive science and computer science, volunteer at the Dollar Bay Elementary School and introduce the young students to robotics and computing.

Michigan Technological University is a public research university, home to more than 7,000 students from 54 countries. Founded in 1885, the University offers more than 120 undergraduate and graduate degree programs in science and technology, engineering, forestry, business and economics, health professions, humanities, mathematics, and social sciences. Our campus in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula overlooks the Keweenaw Waterway and is just a few miles from Lake Superior.