Weekly Download, February 8, 2022

What Do You Love About Computing[MTU]?

Computing[MTU] T-shirt

Tell us and we'll feature your photo and quote in the Weekly Download, and on our website and social media channels. And we'll give you a new Computing[MTU] t-shirt!
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Our Mission and Vision

Computing[MTU] Vision

In Part III of our History of Computing[MTU] articles, we take a look at the future of Computing at Michigan Tech.
Our Mission: To advance the transformational promise of computing in the service of society through excellence in teaching, research, and outreach.
Our Vision: To be the premier provider of computing talent and innovation to Michigan and the Great Lakes region.

Student Employment

Social Media Assistant, College of Computing. This work-study student will help the communications director increase social media engagement on College of Computing social media channels. View the job description and apply on Handshake.

Student News

HIDE Enterprise

The Humane Interface Design Enterprise (HIDE) is the subject of a featured article on the Pavlis Honors College blog. HIDE focuses on software development and usability research. HIDE provides students a collaborative environment where they can gain real-world work experience and get a headstart in their careers. Read the blog here. 

Student News and Opportunities


View all student news.

  • Fall Registration Begins March 13: Meet with Your Advisor Soon! Registration begins March 13, 2022, for graduate students and undergraduate seniors.
  • Crossing Borders: Study in Cumbria, England. In Learn about the culture of these areas through a variety of field trips and classwork. Info session is Feb. 8, 4:00 p.m.
  • BASIC: Building Adult Skills in Computing. Help community members become confident, competent digital citizens. Info session is Feb. 23.

Programming Contest

Scholarships and Fellowships

Lectures and Events

  • CS Dept. Lecture: Brian Yuan (AC/CS), Feb. 18, 3 pm, Rekhi 214, or attend virtually.
  • CS Dept. Lecture: Emily Zhang (ECE/CS), Mar. 18, 3 pm, Rekhi 214, or attend virtually.
  • Computing[MTU] Showcase, Apr. 4-6, Rozsa Center
  • CS Dept. Lecture: Hongyu An (ECE/CS), Apr. 8, 3 pm, Rekhi 214, or attend virtually.

Computing Learning Center

Computing Learning Center

Stop by anytime from 2-5 pm and 7-10 pm, Sunday through Friday, and get the help you need for success in your computing courses. The Learning Center is in Rekhi 118. CCLC coaches are also available via Zoom during lab walk-in hours. Discord server.

Computing[MTU] News

Academic Calendar

Michigan Tech Campus

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  • Wednesday, Feb 9, 10 pm, Winter Carnival Recess Begins

  • Monday, Feb 14, Classes Resume

  • Friday, Mar 4, 10 pm, Spring Break Begins

  • Sunday, Mar 13, 12 pm, Fall Registration Begins

  • Monday, Mar 14, Classes Resume

  • Sunday, Apr 3, 11:59 pm, Fall Registration Ends

  • Friday, Apr 22, Last Day of Regular Classes

  • Monday, Apr 25, Final Exam Period

  • Saturday, Apr 30, Spring Commencement

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