Redefining the Classroom

Friday, November 16th, 2012

Laker Fridays

6:00 AM until 10:30 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

Alumnus Nick Smith speaks to Chemistry Classes

12:00 PM until 4:00 PM


Description: LSSU alumnus Nick Smith '04 is here to give two talks: one at noon in room 205 of Crawford Hall to the LSSU chemistry senior seminar class, and a second presentation, open to the university community, at 3 p.m. in room 204 of Crawford, when he will discuss his work at the Argonne National Laboratory in Chicago. Smith works in the areas of radioisotope recycling and medical isotope synthesis and isolation. His talk to the seniors will include information on his career path, and interesting tidbits he has picked up along the way. Smith received his bachelor's degree in chemistry from LSSU, then went on to graduate work in nuclear chemistry at University of Nevada-Las Vegas, where he received his Ph.D. He is a postdoctoral research fellow at Argonne, which is where much of the experimental work for the Manhattan Project occurred and is the site where the first nuclear reactor was built. The Argonne lab, along with Oak Ridge and Los Alamos labs, are where the bulk of nuclear research is performed in the U.S.

Location: Crawford Hall, rooms 204 & 205

Contact: Prof. Marshall Werner

CMU Medical School Visits LSSU

4:00 PM until 6:00 PM

Organization: Professional Studies

Description: Central Michigan University's medical school is coming to Lake State on Wednesday, Nov. 17, 4-6 p.m., to tell LSSU about their new program. A representative, along with some LSSU science professors, will meet outside of Dr. Kirkpartrick's office at Crawford Hall room 220.

Location: Outside of Dr. Kirkpartrick's Office, CRW 220.

Contact: Kourtney Swiss

Seamore Shuttle

6:00 PM until 10:30 PM

Organization: Campus Life Office

Description: The Seamore Shuttle is a free service provided by the LSSU Campus Life Office 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 1-10:30 p.m. on Sunday.

Location: Walker Cisler Student and Conference Center

Contact: Emilee Bruner

Laker Hockey vs. Alabama-Huntsville

7:30 PM until 9:30 PM

Organization: Athletics

Description: Come in from deer camp to see the Lakers take on Alabama-Huntsville.

Location: Taffy Abel Arena

Contact: Dianna Allen

Laker Cinema presents The Campaign

9:30 PM until 11:30 PM

Organization: Campus Life

Description: Laker Cinema presents "The Campaign." In order to gain influence over their North Carolina district, two CEOs seize an opportunity to oust long-term congressman Cam Brady by putting up a rival candidate. Their man: naive Marty Huggins, director of the local tourism center. You have three opportunities to see The Campaign...Thursday at 9:30 p.m., Friday & Saturday at approximately 9:45 p.m. (after the hockey games). All shows in the Peacock Cove.

Location: Walker Cisler Center Peacock Cove

Contact: Scott A. Korb

November 2012