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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.
Wednesday, October 14, 2020

Advanced manufacturing pitch contest names winners

Three startup advanced manufacturing companies earned $35,000 in prizes in a virtual pitch contest held to celebrate National Manufacturing Day.
Unreal Engine
Tuesday, October 13, 2020

LTU receives Epic MegaGrant to establish new design lab for gaming, training, simulation

Lawrence Technological University has recieved a $50,000 Epic MegaGrant from Epic Games Inc., which will be used to establish the Epic Center for Unreal Technology on the LTU campus.
Students Atrium
Monday, October 5, 2020

Lawrence Tech names director of diversity, equity, and inclusion

Caryn Reed-Hendon has been named director of diversity, equity, and inclusion at Lawrence Technological University.


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