Weekly Download, Mar. 16, 2021

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NSF CyberCorps Scholarship

Student Events



Summer Classes


College of Computing

  • Registration Priority Schedule (pdf).
  • Online Registration Instructions webpage.
  • Register online at www.banweb.mtu.edu.
  • Registration Resources webpage.
  • Registration opens at 10 pm unless otherwise noted.
  • Priority is based on the number of credits earned at the time of registration.
  • Students may register anytime on or after their scheduled day. 
  • Registration closes at midnight Sunday, April 4, and reopens at 10:00 pm Tuesday, April 6.
  • The web will be unavailable for registration from 2:00 to 2:30 am each day.
  • Questions? Contact the Registrar’s Office at 487-2319 or email schedule@mtu.edu.


Summer Youth Programs


  • Summer Youth Program Positions (SYP), Applied Computing Department. Learn more at this info session: Tues., Mar. 16, 9:30-10 am, Zoom link
  • Paid Research Assistant, multiple positions, Security and Privacy Lab. You'll work on IoT security, mobile security, or cloud computing security. The student is expected to be: 1) Eager to solve problems; 2) Familiar with operating systems; 3) Familiar with system programming (C is preferred); 4) Familiar with embedded systems (optional). To apply, send your resume to Asst. Prof. Bo Chen (bchen@mtu.edu).
  • Paid Research Assistant, graduate level, May to August. 2021, extension possible. Basic requirements: 1) Skills in Python programming and image processing; 2) Experience in machine learning/AI is a plus. Contact Asst. Prof. Sidike Paheding. Applied Computing (spahedin@mtu.edu).

Diversity and Inclusion


  • Web Developer, Ancilla Partners, Inc., Milwaukee, WI, full time or summer internship. More info here.

  • Cyberinfrastructure Manager, Great Lakes Observing System, Ann Arbor, MI, to work on projects like Seagull. The role will support operations, system management, DevOps, scripting., maintenance and software updates, data and information management, and more. Learn more and apply here.

  • Software and Web Developer, Emberly Digital LLC, part time, likely extending to full time. $20/hour, 20-30 hours/week. We're looking for a skilled developer, and it's far more important that we have someone who can learn quickly, pivot fast, and communicate effectively. We need someone who is looking to have fun and grow fast. Skills you'll need: PHP, HTML and CSS, Javascript and Query, WordPress, WordPress PHP (custom fields, taxonomies, terms, etc). Contact Collin Versluis (collin@emberlydigital.com).

Pavlis Honors College

Undergraduate Research Internship (URIP)

  • Internship is from September  2021 through mid-April 2022.
  • Open to any undergraduate student on campus with an identified faculty research mentor.
  • New faculty-student teams are welcome to apply.
  • Teams already working together are welcome to apply.
  • Accepted students will earn up to $1,600, paid at a rate of $10/hour, over the course of the internship.
  • Deadline: Friday, April 9.
  • For details, link here.
  • Direct questions to urip@mtu.edu.

The Undergraduate Research Internship Program is supported by Pavlis Honors College and generous donations from Portage Health Foundation and the DeVlieg Foundation.

James Walker, Augmented Reality

Volunteers Needed for Augmented Reality Research

  • Looking for volunteers to take part in a study exploring how people may interact with future Augmented Reality (AR} interfaces.
  • You will record videos of yourself tapping on a printed keyboard.
  • The study takes approximately one hour.
  • You will be paid $15 for your time.
  • You will complete the study at your home.
  • Contact rhabibi@mtu.edu if you would like to participate.


NSF CyberCorps


Because the future is computational.



Design Expo 2021

Design Expo, April 15

Graduate Student Government


Graduate Research Colloquium, April 1-2
  • Visit the GRC website.
  • 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.


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. 


Computing Learning Center


Clock Tower

View the full Academic Calendar

Spring 2021

  • 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
  • Fri., Apr. 30: Spring Commencement

Summer 2021

  • Monday, May 10, 2021: Session A Begins
  • Monday, May 10, 2021: Full Session Begins
  • Monday, May 31, 2021: Memorial Day Recess
  • Tuesday, Jun 1, 2021: Classes Resume
  • Thursday, Jun 24, 2021: Session A Ends
  • Friday, Jun 25, 2021: Session A Exams
  • Monday, Jun 28, 2021 Session B Begins
  • Monday, Jul 5, 2021: Independence Day Recess
  • Tuesday, Jul 6: Classes Resume
  • Thursday, Aug 12: Session B Ends
  • Thursday, Aug 12: Full Session Ends
  • Friday, Aug 13: Final Exam Period

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