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, March 24, 2017; 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!
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Can you envision a future where buildings produce more energy than they need by using alternative energy? Where water is conserved and waste is reused or eliminated? Architectural engineers have expertise in integrating mechanical, electrical, and structural engineering principles with construction and architecture to design green buildings. Create and present a mini design project in which you are the master builder of a sustainable, high-performing building!
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 possessions.
Explore techniques used in the ever-expanding field of graphic design that incorporate skills in the fine arts, design, and computer technology.
Shoes that adjust to your stride. Earth-friendly furniture that is ready to be moved at a moment's notice. Are you interested in cool products that key into "the internet of things"? In this session, you'll explore design thinking and how it relates to making our lives and the world better. You'll envision a future product, app, or service and assemble a storyboard utilizing collage, sketches, and notations to illustrate a narrative about it.
Explore how engineering and finance overlap and why some enterprises succeed and others fail. Develop strategies for businesses to compete in an ever-changing global environment using modern simulation software.
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. Learn about the applied research projects LTU's information technology students are conducting with local corporations as class assignments - and how they're presenting their findings to hiring managers.
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 the 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.
If you’ve ever been to a doctor or hospital, you know a bit about what nurses do. But the field of nursing offers many career options you might not be aware of. Explore the vast opportunities for promoting health and managing illness offered by the nursing profession.
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.
Do you have what it takes to make cars or products cool and 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.
For questions or more information, please call the Office of Admissions at 248.204.3160. You may also email firstname.lastname@example.org.