Weekly Download, September 14, 2021

Weekly Download, September 14, 2021


Student Events and Activities



  • ICC Distinguished Lecture, Dr. Philip E. Bourne, Fri., Nov. 5, 3 pm, on-campus
  • ICC Distinguished Lecture, Dr. Doina Caragea, Fri., Oct. 22, 3 pm, virtual


Student Employment

The Computer Science Department is looking for an undergraduate student to update their course scheduling software program. The position pays $15/hr and will require about 20 hours overall.  The successful applicant will need to have the following skills: PHP, MySQL, and AngularJS. Please send your resume to Vicky Roy (vlroy@mtu.edu) in the College of Computing.


Laura Albrant

Hi and welcome to Copper Country Coders! My name is Laura and I'm the current president of CCCoders. We are a student org on campus dedicated to providing computing curriculum to local middle and high school students. If you are interested in outreach or teaching we'd love to have you join our org! You don't have to be an advanced programmer to join, we will teach you anything you need to know! If you're interested, please email coders@mtu.edu. I hope to see you soon!   ---Laura Albrant, President, Copper Country Coders

CCCoders meets Saturdays, 1-2:30 pm, in Rekhi Hall during the fall and spring semesters. The student organization provides hands-on experiences in teaching, leadership, communication, and teamwork. The group aims to educate local middle and high school students in fun and exciting ways.


Intro to Design Thinking

Students who are interested in human-centered design and how understanding user experience can lead to team innovation are welcome to attend a free workshop hosted by Husky Innovate. Developed at the Stanford d.school, design thinking walks teams through a user-centered process to tackle ambiguous problems.

The workshop, facilitated by Husky Innovate and Cognitive and Learning Sciences (CLS) teams, will meet from 5-7 p.m. on Sep. 15 and Sept. 23. Attend one or both events. Register to attend online; following, you will receive a Google calendar invite. Please plan to meet in person at The Alley Makerspace, MUB.


College of Computing Visual Identity

The College of Computing is investigating the adoption of a distinct visual identity. If you'd like to share your impressions of and provide feedback on the proposed visual identity, you are invited to complete the survey linked to below. Please respond by Fri., Sep. 17, before 5 pm. Brand Identity Survey


Study Abroad

The Michigan Tech Study Abroad Virtual Fair will be held over Zoom today, tomorrow and Wednesday (Sept. 13-15). Students can take advantage of the fair to meet with study abroad professionals and learn about program opportunities and how to plan their adventures.

Attendees are required to register in advance for each session. All sessions will be recorded and posted to the Michigan Tech Study Abroad YouTube channel. Questions can be sent to studyabroad@mtu.edu.


Computing Learning Center

The College of Computing Learning Center is open for business, on-campus and in-person! The CCLC, in Rekhi Hall, is staffed by upper-level undergraduate students and supported by Michigan Tech's College of Computing. The coaches can help with homework, broad topics, programming tips, and more, Sunday through Friday from 2-5 pm and 7-10 pm. Just stop in and get the help you need for success in your computing courses. Appointments are available but not necessary. View the CCLC schedule, meet the coaches, and find additional resources on the CCLC website.


Academic Calendar

FALL 2021
Friday, Sep 10, 12 p.m., K-day Recess
Monday, Sep 13, Classes Resume
Wednesday, Sep 22, 10 a.m., Virtual Career Fair
Thursday, Sep 23, 10 a.m., Virtual Career Fair
Friday, Oct 01, 3 p.m., Homecoming Recess
Sunday, Oct 24, 12 p.m., Spring/Summer Registration Begins
Sunday, Nov 07, 11:59 p.m., Spring/Summer Registration Ends
Friday, Nov 19, 10 p.m., Thanksgiving Recess Begins
Monday, Nov 29, Classes Resume
Friday, Dec 10, Last Day of Regular Classes
Monday, Dec 13, Final Exam Period
Friday, Dec 17, Fall Semester Ends
Saturday, Dec 18, Midyear Commencement

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