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Transportation design exhibit at Lawrence Tech May 5

Release Date: May 4, 2011

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WHAT: The annual show of work by students in the undergraduate transportation design and industrial design degree programs at Lawrence Tech. Lawrence Tech is also celebrating the graduation of the inaugural class in the transportation design program.

WHEN: Thursday, May 5, 5:30-8 p.m.

WHERE: Gallery, University Technology and Learning Center (UTLC), which is #8 on the campus map, at Lawrence Technological University, 21000 West Ten Mile Road, Southfield.

WHO: Showcases the three winning entries in the steel wheel design competition held under the auspices of the American Iron and Steel Institute. Also includes work by the first class to graduate from the transportation design program.

WHY: The transportation design program was launched in 2007 and has already been recognized as one of the top four in the country. The industrial design program was launched in 2009.

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.