Weekly Download, Feb. 23, 2021

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Summer Registration Is Open

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See the List of Summer '21 College of Computing Classes

This is a good time to pick up some classes to help complete your degree or explore other topics. Of specific interest to Applied Computing students is EET 1411 (equivalent to EET 1120), which is offered online during the summer. HU 3120 and OSM 4300 are often tough to register for during the regular school year, but they frequently have openings in the summer.

Town Hall Meetings

Virtual Town Hall meetings for College of Computing undergraduate and graduate students. Students are invited to share  their thoughts ad input about the College.
Undergraduate Town Hall: Tuesday, February 23, 4-5 pm
Graduate Town Hall: Thursday, February 25, 4-5 pm

Student Employment

Orientation Team Leaders: The Waino Wahtera Center for Student Success is recruiting and hiring Orientation Team Leaders for fall 2021.  Applications due Mar. 14, 2021.
Cybersecurity Intern: Dematic. Position can be based in Austin, TX, Grand Rapids, MI, Atlanta, GA, or Wauwatosa, WI.


Future Events

Undergraduate Town Hall: Tues., Feb. 23, 4-5 pm
Graduate Town Hall: Tues., Feb. 25, 4-5 pm
Dean Livesay's Open Office Hours: Fri., Feb. 26, 3-4 pm
ICPC Programming Competition: Sat., Feb. 27
Summer Finishing Fellowships Deadline: Mar. 3, 4 pm
Reply Code Challenge: Thurs., Mar. 11
Undergraduate Research Symposium: Fri., Mar. 26
Graduate Research Colloquium: Thurs.-Fri., April 1-2
21st Annual Design Expo: Thurs., Apr. 15

ICPC Competition

Need to Know

College of Computing

CS Lectures

CS Dept. Lecture: Meryl Spencer, MTRI, Fri., Feb. 26, 3 pm
CS Dept. Lecture: Hongyu An, ECE, Fri., Mar. 5, 3 pm
RQE: Zhiyuan Lu, CS, Thurs., Mar. 5, 4 pm
CS Dept. Lecture: Tim Frick, Mightybytes, Fri., Apr. 9, 3 pm 

Hongyu An Lecture


Informational Sessions: CyberCorps: Scholarship for Service (SFS) Program
Session #1: Mon., Mar. 22, 6-7 pm EST
Session #2: Tues., Mar. 30, 6-7 pm EST
Last Mile Education Fund for Women: Scholarships for degree completion for striving low-income women in computing-related degree programs.


ICPC Programming Competition: Sat., Feb. 27
Reply Code Challenge: Thurs., Mar. 11

Reply Code Competition

Academic Calendar

View the full Academic Calendar
Fri., Mar. 5, 10 pm: Spring Break Begins
Sun., Mar. 14, 12 pm: Fall Registration Begins
Mon., Mar. 15: Classes Resume
Sun., Mar. 28, 12 am: Fall Registration Ends
Fri., Apr. 23: Last Day of Regular Classes
Mon., Apr 26: Final Exam Period
Sat., May 1: Spring Commencement

Well-being Survey

Well-being Survey

The Center for Student Mental Health and Well-being invites you to participate in a survey to gauge the emotional well-being of the campus community. Look for the survey link in your @mtu email. You will have a chance to win a $50 Amazon gift card.

Graduate Research Colloquium

  • April 1-2, 2021
  • Visit the GRC website
  • Registration Closes: March 2
  • Abstracts Due: Mar. 2
  • Poster Presentation Videos Due: Mar. 22
  • Oral Sessions: Apr. 1-2, 8 am-2 pm
  • Poster Session: Thurs., Apr. 1 (all day)
  • Poster Session Q&A: Thurs., Apr. 1, 4-6 pm
  • Award Ceremony: Fri., April 2, 5-7 pm

Design Expo 2021

  • April 15, 2021
  • Visit the Design Expo website
  • Registration Deadline: Thurs., Mar. 4, 11 pm
  • Video and Digital Poster Submission: Thurs., Apr. 8, 11 pm
  • Video Judging: Mon.-Thurs., Apr. 12-15

Enterprise Program

Computing Learning Center

Diversity and Inclusion

Dean Livesay wants to hear your story. What has your experience been with regard to diversity and inclusion at Michigan Tech? Email Dean Livesay at dlivesay@mtu.edu to schedule a time to talk. 

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