Weekly Download, September 20, 2022

Student News Briefs

Find more student news on the College of Computing student blog.

Student and recruiter at MTU Career Fair

Talk with major employers. Students enrolled in the College of Computing (CC) and the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) are invited to a Career Fair mixer on Sep. 20, 4-5:30 p.m., in the Rozsa Center.

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The Office of Alumni Engagement is offering free professional headshots for students at the Fall Career Fair. A photographer from Brockit Inc. will be taking photographs Sep. 21, 2-6 p.m., in the SDC. Photos will be taken first come, first served.

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Ed Kim, a serial tech entrepreneur who has founded, funded, and led several startups, will present a virtual talk on Sep. 28, 4-5 pm. Kim will share insights on commercializing innovations and lessons learned as an entrepreneur and an investor.

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Robot 101 invited talk with Nick Johnson and Chris Murray (University of Dundee): "Creating a Comic Adaptation of R.U.R." Sep. 29, 12 p.m. in the Library.

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Do you have an innovative idea that could disrupt the status quo and “business as usual”? Pitch your idea at the More info.

Computing[MTU] Showcase meme

Call for Posters: Computing[MTU] Showcase. Submit posters by Sep. 30, 12 am. The event takes place Monday, October 10, 2022, from 1-3 p.m., in MUB Ballroom A. Researchers in all Michigan Tech departments are invited to submit research posters. Prizes will be awarded at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.

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 Robot101 Schedule of Events: The Robots Are Coming! ROBOT101 Events Explore All Things Robot.

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Computer Network and System Administration (CNSA) students and faculty are encouraged to join the CNSA Discord server at https://discord.gg/37w8npKjNS.

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The Alley Makerspace is now open. No reservations are required; all supplies and tools are free to use for MTU students, staff, and faculty! The Makerspace, in the MUB Basement, is open from 3:00-9:00 pm, Monday through Thursday, during the fall semester.

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Call for Abstracts: CEPE 2023-Human-AI Interaction and the Future: Values, Responsibilities, and Freedoms, invites submissions of extended abstracts for individual papers and proposals for symposia. Submissions on any topic on digital technologies are welcome, but, in keeping with the conference theme.

Did you lose a rain jacket? Someone left their jacket in Kay's office about a week ago. You can retrieve it from her in Rekhi 221.

Seniors, Juniors Urged to Meet with Advisor

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Spring 2022 course scheduling opens on October 23. Senior- and junior-level students are advised to see an academic advisor to review courses and degree requirements.  Schedule an appointment by October 21 to receive a free College of Computing t-shirt, while supplies last.

More Career Fair Info

Student talks with recruiter at MTU Career Fair

  • Career Fair Recess: Sep. 21, 2-4 p.m.
  • Career Fair Shuttle: Sep. 21, 12-6 pm, continuously between MUB and SDC.
  • Career Fair First Timers Video Tour
  • Career Fair, Sep. 21, 2-7 pm, SDC; Over 350 companies are coming from across the country.

Student Employment

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The Computer Science department is seeking to hire graduate student graders for CS4710, Model-Driven Software Development. If you are interested in this paid position, contact Janna Chittick, CS department coordinator, at zyesmukh@mtu.edu, or 906-487-1833. Find more student positions here.

College News

College Lectures and Events

Computing Learning Center

Midterms are here before you know it. Get help now. The College of Computing Learning Center (CCLC), on the first floor of Rekhi Hall, Room 118, is staffed by upper-level undergraduate students and supported by the College of Computing. The friendly CCLC coaches are available to help succeed in your computing courses. No appointments are necessary. Free. Open to all students taking computing classes. This fall, the Learning Center is open Sunday-Friday according to the schedule here.

Academic Calendar

FALL 2022

  • View the full Academic Calendar
  • Monday, Aug 29: Instruction Begins
  • Monday, Sep 05: Labor Day Recess
  • Friday, Sep 09, 12 pm: K-day Recess
  • Monday, Sep 12: Classes Resume
  • Wednesday, Sep 21, 12 am: Career Fair
  • Wednesday, Sep 21, 2 pm: Career Fair Recess
  • Wednesday, Sep 21, 4 pm: Classes Resume
  • Friday, Oct 07, 3 pm: Homecoming Recess
  • Sunday, Oct 23, 12 pm: Spring/Summer Registration Begins    
  • Sunday, Nov 13, 11:59 pm:     Spring/Summer Registration Ends
  • Friday, Nov 18,10 pm: Thanksgiving Recess Begins
  • Monday, Nov 28: Classes Resume
  • Friday, Dec 09: Last Day of Regular Classes
  • Monday, Dec 12: Final Exam Period
  • Friday, Dec 16: Fall Semester Ends
  • Saturday, Dec 17: Midyear Commencement

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