Weekly Download, September 27, 2022

Student News Briefs

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Flu Shots in October

FLU SHOTS. Four flu shot clinics will be held in October. Appointments are not needed. More info.

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NSF CYBERCORPS SCHOLARSHIP. Do you want to help defend the nation’s digital frontier? The NSF CyberCorps Scholarship for Service (SFS) program will help you get ready. An info session will take place Nov. 1, 7 p.m., Rekhi112.More info.

Computing[MTU] Showcase

STUDENT VOLUNTEERS FOR COMPUTING[MTU] SHOWCASE. Help with a research poster session on October 10. Volunteers will receive a free Computing[MTU] t-shirt. More info.

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PAID RESEARCH ASSISTANTS.The MTU Security and Privacy (SnP) Lab is recruiting hourly-paid research assistants, both graduate and undergraduate students are encouraged to apply.More info.

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RAIL TRANSPORTATION SCHOLARSHIPS. Free money for first-year students! Well, almost free. The $500 Michigan Tech Rail Transportation Program First Year Scholarship is open to all majors.More info.

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IBM CALL FOR CODE COMPETITION. Design an innovative technology solution that advances inclusive, scalable workforce development and entrepreneurial equity, Competition Starts Oct. 6. More info.

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MICHIGAN SPACE GRANT CONSORTIUM FUNDING.The Consortium is accepting applications for 2023-24 funding opportunities.

RedTeam Students Place 5th ar DEF CON 30

Sophia Kraus and Josh Stiebel

At the annual DEF CON 30 hacking conference, August 11-14, in Las Vegas, two MTU RedTeam students—Computer Engineering majors Sophia Kraus and Josh Stiebel—competed in the Fathom5 SeaTF capture the flag (CTF) competition. Their team, “Revolutionera,” placed fifth out of 22 teams. More info.

Zhenlin Wang Named CS Graduate Program Director

Zhenlin Wang

Zhenlin Wang, CS, has been named director of the Department of Computer Science graduate programs in Computer Science and Cybersecurity. More info.

Michigan Tech Ranked #3 for Internships

Michigan Tech Husky

The Princeton Review has recognized Michigan Tech as No. 3 best public university in the nation for internships. Tech also ranks No. 6 for career placement. More info.

College Lectures and Events

Computing Learning Center

Computing Learning Center students

Midterms are approaching. Get the help you need. 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

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  • 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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