Weekly Download, January 24, 2023

EV Scholar: The Next Generation of EV Technology

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Are you interested in a career helping to develop the next generation of automotive vehicles and batteries? Here’s a fantastic opportunity to learn more about the EV industry and EV-focused companies and careers, network with potential employers … and receive a $10,000 scholarship. An EV Scholars kick-off info session will take place virtually on Feb. 1 at 5 p.m. Learn more.

Add to your calendar.   Link to the Zoom meeting.

CS Info Session: Undergraduate Research Experiences

Department of Computer Science

An undergraduate informational research seminar will take place Jan. 27, 3-4 p.m. in Rekhi 214. Computer Science department faculty, Sarah Larkin, Kieran Young, and other students will discuss their research experiences and answer questions. All Computer Science undergraduates are invited to attend this seminar about a new departmental initiative in which students pair with faculty and do research work. Two great benefits: Discover your research potential and get paid!  Learn more.

Grad Student Town Hall Is Feb. 17

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College of Computing graduate students are invited to a Town Hall-style meeting on Feb. 17, 3-4 p.m., Rekhi 214. The open discussion forum is intended as a platform for graduate students to raise and discuss issues of importance to them. The floor will be open to any graduate student who wishes to speak. Light refreshments will be served. Learn more.

Computing/ECE Mixer with Major Employers

Career Fair 2022

A Career Fair mixer will take place Feb. 21 from 4-5:30 p.m. in the Rozsa Center. At the mixer, sponsored by the College of Computing and the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, students will have the opportunity to talk with representatives of major employers. Learn more.

Student News Briefs

Find more student news on the College of Computing student blog.

ACM programming contest

The Computer Science department will present an info session for students interested in preparing for this spring’s ICPC/NCNA programming competitions on Jan. 25, 5:30-6:30 p.m., Rekhi 214. The 2022-23 ICPC North Central NA Regional Contest takes place Saturday, Feb. 25. A practice competition, the NAQ (North American Qualifier), is Feb. 4. Learn more.

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A seminar, “Intro to Web App Security,” will be presented Feb. 2, from 4-5:30 p.m. in Fisher 326. Join Creative Mines and CEO Jake Northey to learn more about this critical topic. Free and open to Michigan Tech students, faculty, and staff. Learn more.

Michigan Tech Cybersecurity students and professor

Are you into Cybersecurity? The full-ride 2-3 year CyberCorps Scholarship for Service (SFS) prepares you for a meaningful career that begins in a cybersecurity-related position with a federal state, local, or tribal government agency. Curious? Interested? The MTU CyberCorps team will host an info session on Feb. 1, 5-6 p.m. in Rekhi 112 or online. Learn more.

More Student News of Interest

Student Employment Opportunities

Student Events and Deadlines

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College News

Computing Learning Center

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Get the help you need. The College of Computing Learning Center (CCLC), on the first floor of Rekhi Hall, Room 118, is staffed by upper-level undergraduate students and supported by the College of Computing. The friendly CCLC coaches are available to help succeed in your computing courses. No appointments are necessary. Free. Open to all students taking computing classes. This fall, the Learning Center is open Sunday-Friday according to the schedule here.

Academic Calendar


  • View the full Academic Calendar
  • Wednesday, Feb 08, 10 p.m., Winter Carnival Recess Begins
  • Monday, Feb 13, Classes Resume
  • Friday, Mar 03, 10 p.m., Break Begins
  • Sunday, Mar 12, 12 p.m., Fall Registration Begins
  • Monday, Mar 13, Classes Resume
  • Sunday, Apr 02, 11:59 p.m., Fall Registration Ends
  • Friday, Apr 21, Last Day of Regular Classes
  • Monday, Apr 24, Final Exam Period Begins
  • Friday, Apr 28, Spring Semester Ends
  • Friday, Apr 28, Spring Graduate Student Commencement
  • Saturday, Apr 29, Spring Undergraduate Student Commencement

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