Redefining the Classroom

Friday, March 29th, 2013

Laker Fridays

7:00 AM until 11:30 PM

Organization: Alumni

Description: Laker Fridays are an opportunity for LSSU alumni, students, employees, friends and area businesses to show their support of Lake Superior State University by donning LSSU colors and apparel. Whether it's a blue suit coat, a gold sweater, a Laker hoodie or a pair of Laker anchor earrings, put it on come Friday, because every Friday is Laker Friday.

Location: Lukenda Alumni House

Contact: Susan Fitzpatrick

Technical Presentation on Mars Rovers

12:00 PM until 1:00 PM

Organization: Academics

Description: Dr. Veronica Pinnick, a research scientist who works with NASA's Mars Curiosity Rover, talks about what the purpose of Curiosity is, how it was built, what analytical tools are being used; then some pragmatics of how the rover was launched, how it landed, why the landing site was selected, and what the rover has found so far. Then she shares an update on 2018 ExoMars rover, how it is different than Curiosity (both in its design and mission goals), and its current status in designing and testing.

Location: Crawford Hall, Rm 204

Contact: Christopher Heth

Seamore Shuttle

6:00 PM until 10:30 PM

Organization: Campus Life Office

Description: The Seamore Shuttle is a free service that takes LSSU students downtown and to places on the business spur such as Family Video, Big Lots and other stores in the Sault Plaza, as well as Varsity Cinemas. Pick-up and drop-off is at the Walker Cisler Center. Shuttle runs from 6-10:30 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, and 1-4 p.m. on Sunday.

Location: Cisler Center

Contact: Emilee Bruner

March 2013