Weekly Download, October 11, 2022

Free Computing T-Shirt!

Computing[MTU] T-shirt

The College of Computing is seeking students willing to be photographed in the halls of Rekhi Hall on Oct. 20, 3-5 p.m. ALL Computing majors and levels are welcome. You don't need to be present for the full two hours. Wear your College of Computing/Michigan Tech gear! Please email karenjoh@mtu.edu if you’re available. Free Computing[MTU] t-shirt for those who participate.

Student News Briefs

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NCSA Talk with Garrett Boyd. The Networking and Computing Student Association (NCSA) will host guest speaker Garrett Boyd at its weekly meeting on Oct. 11, at 6 p.m. in Chem Sci 108. Boyd will speak about his 14+ years of experience as a cybersecurity professional. Everyone is welcome. Learn more.

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Reminder: Remote Networking Event. Computing juniors and seniors are urged to attend. The goal of the event is to help employers connect with local talent and become familiar with remote workers and employers. Oct. 12, 4-7 p.m., Rozsa Center. Learn more.

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Aerospace Enterprise Spring Recruitment. The Aerospace Enterprise has started its Spring 2023 recruitment round. Students interested in the design, testing, and integration of space systems are encouraged to apply.Learn more.

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ACS Student Research Symposium. The 8th Annual American Chemical Society Upper Peninsula Student Research Symposium is Oct. 22 at Northern Michigan University. Register by October 12 to reserve lunch. Learn more.

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ISR Applications Invited.The Michigan Tech-Tech Forward Initiative on Sustainability and Resilience (ISR) invites applications for educational innovation projects that increase student exposure to sustainability and resilience in formal coursework.Learn more.

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Play Well Resources for Student Well-Being. The October Be-Well Initiative emphasis is “Play Well.” Visit the library to find resources about available activities.Learn more.

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Deadline Approaching for MSGC Funding. Proposals for funding through the Michigan Space Grant Consortium (MSGC) are due as follows: Oct. 19, 12 p.m., internal deadline for pre-college education, public outreach, teacher training, and research seed grant proposals; Nov. 9, 12 p.m., internal deadline for undergraduate and graduate fellowship proposals. Learn more.

Student Events and Deadlines

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College Lectures and Events

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  • Remote Work Keweenaw Networking Event, Oct. 12, 4-7 p.m., Rozsa Center; juniors and seniors are urged to attend

  • MS Thesis Defense: Tino Moore, CS, Oct. 14, 2 p.m., Rekhi 101 and Zoom

  • Computer Science Colloquium Lecture: Zhiqiang Lin, Ohio State, Oct. 14, 3-4 p.m., Zoom

  • Info Session: BS in Mechatronics and Electrical Engineering Technology, Oct. 19, 6:30 pm, EERC 103

  • ICC Distinguished Lecture: Joydeep Mitra, Michigan State University, Oct. 24, 3 p.m., Rekhi 101

ROBOT101 Events

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  • View all ROBOT101 Events

  • Oct. 13, 12 p.m.: R.U.R.’s Robot Rebellion: Cybernetics Lineages and Cultural Legacies; Library East Reading Room

  • Oct. 14-15, 7:30 p.m.: Tech Theatre Company Performance: R.U.R.; McArdle Theatre

  • Oct. 20, 12 p.m.: Karel Čapek and the Origins of R.U.R. with Jindrich Toman (University of Michigan); Library East Reading Room

  • Oct. 20-22, 7:30 p.m.: Tech Theatre Company Performance: R.U.R.; McArdle Theatre

  • Oct. 26, 12 p.m.: Americanizing the Robot: Westinghouse Electric and the Rise of a Global Consumer Icon; Library East Reading Room

  • Nov. 2, 12 p.m.: Robotic Art as critical intervention: Petit Mal; Library East Reading Room

  • Nov. 9, Weds., 12 p.m.: The Robot Plot. a

    Panel Discussion, Library East Reading Room

  • Nov. 17, 12 p.m.: Caution: Robots at Work, a Panel Discussion; Library East Reading Room

College News

College of Computing Learning Center

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

FALL 2022
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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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