Join us for a day of exploring dynamic career and education options. Selecting a major and ultimately a career can be hard. Let us make this decision a little easier, by allowing you the opportunity to experience Lawrence Tech's state-of-the-art labs, studios and facilities first hand. This event is for high school sophomores, juniors, and seniors interested in participating in three interactive, hands-on sessions specially designed to expose them to the rich variety of programs at Lawrence Tech. Join us and be inspired and challenged by Lawrence Tech professors.
Friday, October 16, 2015; 8:00a-1:00p
Don Ridler Field House
21000 W. Ten Mile Rd
Southfield, MI 48075
Note: School groups must register at least two weeks prior to the event. Space is limited.
There is no need to stress about choosing a major. Lawrence Tech is providing you with a great opportunity to get your feet wet in a variety of areas. A list of the sessions is below, take a minute to review and feel free to contact the admissions office if you have any questions about any of the majors that we offer!
Explore areas in:
Can you envision a future of net-zero-energy about architectural engineers and their unique expertise in both engineering and architecture. Try your hand at being the master builder of the future by applying alternative energy solutions for a mini design project!
Architecture and Art
Explore the principles of composition and learn lessons from master artists and designers. You will explore spatial ideas by four dimensional images into a two-dimensional space.
Architecture and Design
Would you like to make a structure that can support 600 times its own weight? See real buildings supported by cardboard tubes and why a structural design fails when 3 to 8 bricks crush and smash it.
Discover how the biological sciences have revolutionized our world, propelling advances in medicine, veterinary science, agriculture, wildlife conservation, education, and many other areas.
Game Art *Closed*
Transform your hobby into a career by learning what it takes to be a game artist at one of the top studios. In this workshop, "Character Design 101", you'll learn the ins and outs of character creation and creating scenic stories. Not only will you design what the character looks like, you'll also create his or her personal backstory and posessions.
Graphic Design *Closed*
Explore techniques used in the ever-expanding field of graphic design that incorporate skills in the fine arts, design, and computer technology.
Industrial and Transportation Design
Do you have a passion for drawing and an ability to generate ideas to improve products? Do you have what it takes to make cars or products more cool or futuristic? Find out how design and engineering are integrated to create the most exciting new vehicles and how you can find a place in this dynamic, competitive field. In this program, you’ll have the opportunity to design new vehicle concepts, products, apparel, and graphics, and create animation videos.
Industrial Operations Engineering
Explore how engineering and finance overlap and why some
As businesses rely increasingly on technology to improve productivity, the demand for IT professionals is soaring. Successful IT pros know how to design and use technology to serve the whole business. Engage in a fun, Jeopardy-style battle of the wits to find out if IT is the right field for you. You might even win a prize!
Explore the use of graphics, images, and objects in time-based media involving motion graphics, web design, animation, game development, and architectural conceptualization.
Interior designers respond to a variety of human factors to design meaningful indoor spaces. Generate a design concept for an interior that includes selection of materials, color, furniture, and decorative objects.
Mathematics holds the key to understanding and managing, if not actually controlling, the world around us. Learn how mathematics impacts almost every aspect of modern life, from personal finances to the stock market, from computer bits and bytes to global information networks. Mathematicians answer questions, solve problems, and manage uncertainty – you can too!
Ever wonder how you get electricity from wind? How cars can be made more energy efficient? How an airplane can lift five times its own weight? Explore these questions, see student-designed race cars, and find out how energy systems, machine design, fluid dynamics, materials design, metallurgy, and other disciplines work together to make the world a better place.
Media communication professionals work in a wide array of careers, including television, film, and video production. Students will work in two teams to write, produce, and anchor a real news broadcast.
The exploration of the principles that govern the universe has led to many of the modern world’s great inventions. Have fun with some these physical principles and learn about career opportunities in this exciting field.
Career opportunities in the life sciences are growing at an incredible pace. Learn how majoring in psychology at Lawrence Tech can provide you with the education and skills required by employers and graduate schools.
Capture your ideas through quick sketching exercises in a design studio environment, bringing your concepts to life in ways you may not have tried before.
Have you ever wondered about how many earths we would need if everyone lived like you? Most are unaware of how our lifestyle affects how much energy we use. Learn how you are doing, ways to improve, and explore how a role as an architect or engineer can make a positive impact through sustainable design.
For questions or more information, please call the Office of Admissions at 248.204.3160. You may also email firstname.lastname@example.org.