Weekly Download, March 22, 2022

What do you love about Computing[MTU]?

Andrea Sarabian

Andrea Sarabia, 1st-year Computer Science major
Pronouns: They/Them
Future Plans: Aiming for graduate school.
"I love how helpful the professors are. They really want you to understand and enjoy the content they teach."
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Summer 2022 Courses

The College of Computing will offer a number of on-campus and online CS, EET, and SAT courses this summer. Please register early. Courses with insufficient enrollment may be canceled and not offered this summer. See the list of courses here.

BASIC Seeking Student Volunteers

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Do you enjoy helping others? BASIC (Building Adult Skills in Computing) is seeking students who wish to help community members struggling with digital technology. Offered in partnership with the Portage Lake District Library, BASIC help is delivered in a combination of in-person and online help sessions. Want to get involved?  Contact Charles Wallace at wallace@mtu.edu.

Copyright Workshop

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What’s copyright and what does it have to do with your dissertation? Learn the answers to this and other questions at the library workshop, "Copyright and Your Dissertation, Thesis, or Master’s Report," which takes place March 21, at 12 noon, in Library 244. Registration is required.

Conflict Resolution Workshop

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Join Career Services, the Ombuds Office, and representatives from industry to gain an understanding of workplace conflicts, hear first-hand experiences, and practice techniques using real-world examples. The 3-week workshop, which begins March 21, 2022, meets Mondays from 4:00 to 5:00 p.m. in ROTC 101. Register for the workshop here.

Paid Research Participants Needed

Darnisha Slade, PhD student in the Cognitive and Learning Sciences department, invites undergraduates to participate in a paid online study to look at the differences between in-person and remote academic teamwork environments. During a webinar session, participants will be asked to watch a short video of a team, report their reactions, and additional activities. Participants will receive a $20 Amazon gift card. Register here.

Student Employment




  • Alstom LEAD Program. Alstom is seeking applications for their exclusive Leadership Excellence and Development Program (LEAD). In this a two-year program, the new college hires will spend six months in four rotations across different areas in the business. Alston is recruiting for two LEADs to start June 2022 or December 2022. Link to the job posting here.
  • Amazon Positions. Amazon is looking for new graduates for several open positions on Amazon's AWS Documentation team. Positions include Front End Engineer I and  Software Development Engineer. More details here.
  • Research Intern. Applied Research Solutions is seeking a full-time Summer Research Intern located at Wright-Patterson AFB, OH. The research intern’s primary function will be to work with the Air Force Research Laboratory scientists and staff researchers to support software integration and research efforts focused on autonomous aircraft projects. This is a temporary, full-time position starting in May/June and is estimated to last 9-10 weeks. View more details and apply here.

Student Events and Deadlines

Lectures and Events

College and University News

Computing Learning Center

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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. Discord server. CCLC coaches are also available via Zoom during lab walk-in hours.

Academic Calendar

  • View the full Academic Calendar
  • 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
  • Monday, May 9, Full Session Begins   
  • Monday, May 9, Session A Begins
  • Monday, May 30, Memorial Day Recess
  • Tuesday, May 31, Classes Resume
  • Thursday, Jun 23, Session A Ends
  • Friday, Jun 24, Session A Exams
  • Monday, Jun 27, Session B Begins
  • Monday, Jul 4, Independence Day Recess
  • Tuesday, Jul 5, Classes Resume
  • Thursday, Aug 11, Session B Ends
  • Thursday, Aug 11, Full Session Ends
  • Friday, Aug 12, Final Exam Period

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