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Blue Devil Showcase at Lawrence Tech April 30

Release Date: April 29, 2011

WHAT: The Blue Devil Showcase, the annual open house at Lawrence Technological University for student projects. The public is invited and admission is free.

WHEN: Saturday, April 30, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

WHERE: Lawrence Technological University, 21000 West Ten Mile Road, Southfield.

WHO: Lawrence Tech students will display major projects, including the Formula SAE competition vehicle, the Baja SAE off-road competition vehicle, a hydrogen-powered kart, and a concrete canoe. Architecture and design students will show their models, presentations and artwork. Engineering students will show their entrepreneurial projects and products. Students from the College of Arts and Sciences will display their Quest projects.

WHY: With the exception of the years during World War II, Lawrence Tech has held an open house each year since 1933 to highlight the diverse interests of students and the real world projects they undertake to put classroom theory to practice.

Lawrence Technological University, www.ltu.edu, offers more than 100 undergraduate, master’s and doctoral degree programs in the Colleges of Architecture and Design, Arts and Sciences, Engineering and Management. Founded in 1932, the 4,500-student, private university pioneered evening classes and today has a growing number of weekend and online programs. Lawrence Tech’s 102-acre campus is in Southfield, and programs are also offered in Detroit, Lansing, Petoskey, Traverse City and Toronto. Lawrence Tech also partners with universities in Mexico, Europe, the Middle East and Asia.