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Wednesday, November 4, 2020

LTU's Marburger STEM Center Ambassadors celebrate Halloween using chemistry in virtual workshop

On Oct. 27, LTU’s Marburger STEM Center Ambassadors delivered a workshop virtually to Chrisondra Austin’s STEM class at Glenn W. Levey Middle School, a STEM-focused school in the Southfield Public Schools. In the spirit of the season, the Ambassadors performed some well-known chemical reactions with a witchy fall twist.
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Monday, November 2, 2020

LTU expanding sports teams, seeks athletes for fall 2021

Lawrence Technological University is seeking an additional 200 student-athletes in new and expanded competitive, intercollegiate teams for the fall semester of 2021.
Thursday, October 29, 2020

LTU professor works to limit underground utility damage

Research from Ahmed Al-Bayati, assistant professor of civil and architectural engineering, was cited in the 2019 Damage Information Reporting Tool (DIRT) report, issued in October by the Common Ground Alliance, a nonprofit founded in 2000 to prevent damage to underground infrastructure.
Tuesday, October 20, 2020

Robofest celebrates world champions in online award ceremony

Teams from Michigan, Illinois, Kansas, along with overseas teams from Ghana, Hong Kong, India, Mexico, South Africa, and Taiwan, were named winners of Lawrence Technological University’s Robofest 2020 World Championship.
Tuesday, October 20, 2020

Humanity + Technology: "Finding Nature in the Games We Play"

What if starting up a game could offer us as meaningful a natural experience as going outdoors? Games, especially digital ones, are frequently dismissed as frivolous, arcane, or violent, and people tend to picture those who play them as antisocial boys sitting hunched indoors. This lecture contends that games today offer unique and playfully persuasive opportunities not only to engage directly with environmental issues, but also to foster moments of empathy, loss, care, experimentation, and optimism – ways of seeing and dealing with our troubled world anew.
Thursday, October 15, 2020

LTU prof gets grant to train small construction firms on COVID safety

Lawrence Technological University is offering free COVID-19 safety training to construction firms with fewer than 100 employees under a grant from the Michigan Occupational Safety and Health Administration.


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