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Husky Hour

Husky Hour brings Michigan Tech students a series of short, informal 1-hr workshops to hone life skills. Husky Hours are facilitated by students, staff, faculty and community guests each week and are meant for students are of majors - both undergraduate and graduate. Husky Hour runs every Tuesday and Wednesday from 4–5 p.m. This fall, all events will take place on Zoom

Bonus - you can also win prizes for attending more than one Husky Hour - attend 5 and win a dining gift card (great for a library coffee), attend 10 and win MTU swag. 

For questions, suggestions, or other information, please email dmbrowni@mtu.edu

Husky Hour Fall 2020 Schedule

Date

Event

   Description 

            Tuesday,             September 8

How to be a Husky

Learn all the acronyms, tips, and best places to go around campus. 

      Wednesday,       September 9

How to be a Husky

Learn all the acronyms, tips, and best places to go around campus. 

           Tuesday,             September 15

Resumé Blitz

Resumé advice in 10-15 minutes. Sign up for a time slot via Career Fair Plus (mtu.edu/career).

      Wednesday,       September 16

Exploring the Keweenaw

Chat with students, staff and locals about some of our favorite Keweenaw places and traditions.

          Tuesday,             September 22

Health Skills

Info on local health care, how to talk to doctors, order prescriptions, improve sleep, and self-care.

      Wednesday,       September 23

Self-Care

It's that time of the semester. Get ideas for easy ways to include self-care into your daily routine.

 Tuesday,

September 29

Finding your Space

Where do you fit in as a Husky? Transitions can be tough, so let's connect and build community.

   Wednesday,

September 30

Developing Relationships

Personal relationships are important. Chat about how to make, improve, and maintain them.

  Tuesday,

October 6

Life Skills

A.k.a.: How do I 'adult'? Finances, shopping, laundry, signing contracts, etc. we've gotcha covered.

   Wednesday,

October 7

Effective Study Habits

Tired of staring at notes? Learn the best ways to study for every class and every learning style.

Tuesday,

October 13

Navigating Friendships

Why does it seem to get harder the older you are?

   Wednesday,

October 14

Professional Communication

Get the DL on how to email and talk to professors, job interviewers, and others.

             Tuesday,               October 20

Recognizing and Recovering from Failure

Failure is a state of mind.  Rethink how you can learn from failure.

 Wednesday,

October 21

Difficult Conversations

We all dread them, but they come anyway. Learn how to be comfortable with the uncomfortable.

Tuesday,

October 27

Knowing and Owning Emotions

Get better at understanding your emotions and how they might be affecting other areas of your life.

 Wednesday,

October 28

Motivation and Study Habits

Harness your motivation (or, pull it from the depths of your soul) and rock out the rest of the semester.

             Tuesday,               November 3

Surviving Life Off-Campus

Let's talk life off-campus: get tips for cooking, laundry, snow removal, time management and more.

       Wednesday,         November 4

Working in Teams and Conflict Management

Roommates, group projects, and work teams can be tough; learn how to handle social conflicts.

           Tuesday,               November 10

Mental Health Stigmas

Learn more about college mental health and how to break down the stigmas about mental illness.

          Wednesday,          November 11

Relationships

Talk about how to navigate both romantic and platonic relationships more easily!

            Tuesday,            November 17

Alcohol and Drug Use

What is everyone else doing? Make decisions about your use based on facts.

        Wednesday,         November 18 

How to Move Off-Campus

Talk to students, landlords, and others who can tell you the ins and outs of moving off-campus.

              Tuesday,               December 1

Sustainability

Learn all about sustainability at MTU and how you might live a more sustainable lifestyle.

              Wednesday,               December 2

Anxiety and Stress

Anxiety can totally take over - learn about anxiety and get some tips for de-stressing any situation!

              Tuesday,                December 8

Sexual Health

Join us for an honest and healthy conversation about sex.

Wednesday,

December 9

Growth Mindset

Explore your mental triggers and think about how to grow into the person you want to be.