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The university’s Chemistry Club and Superior Edventures office where preparing to take the fair on the road to three Detroit-area LSSU charter schools on March 2, and invited fourth-graders from Washington elementary school for a dry run on Feb. 27. Full Article >>

The first EUP High School Art Competition features cash prizes, an art show viewing and a chance to have your work showcased permanently at LSSU. Full Article >>

An engineering senior project team is working with industrial client HIROTEC AMERICA, located in Auburn Hills, Mich., on creating company-specific user procedures for ROBOGUIDE, a state-of-the-art design and visualization software used in the robotics industry. Full Article >>

Catch LSSU athletic training students, faculty, and coaches as well as local certified athletic trainers on Eagle Radio 95.1 FM, Sault Ste. Marie, every Tuesday in March during National Athletic Training Month. Full Article >>

Proposed $12 million expansion would enhance research capabilities and student opportunities, as well as boost tourism and the economy. Full Article >>

Society for Conservation Biology of the U.P. discovers just how much of Norris Center trash can be recycled during project undertaken after basketball, hockey games. Full Article >>

Professor Guidi Yang helped LSSU’s food service prepared three of her favorite recipes on Feb 19 to welcome the Chinese new year, Year of the Goat. Full Article >>

The Sault Ste. Marie, Mich., Sunrise Rotary Club and Lake Superior State University’s Arts Center invites all regional artists to create and donate works on a 5x7 canvas by April 10. Submissions may include paintings, drawings, tiles, sculpture, fabric, and more, including photographs. Full Article >>

Theater department offers groundbreaking production where anyone, with or without stage experience, is matched up with a playwright who writes an original script, rehearses the freshly-created play, and presents it as a world premier, all within 24 hours. Full Article >>

Get your fill of spaghetti and help raise money for cancer research during Alpha Theta Omega's dinner from 2-7 p.m. on Feb. 22 at the Sault VFW Post. Full Article >>

Weekly WLSO program hosted by Aaron Westrick and Frank Tridico can be heard locally, including a limited area in Canada, and offers an intellectually stimulating exchange of ideas related to criminal justice, law and social issues. Listen Wednesday night! Full Article >>

The public is welcome at either of two presentations -- 7 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 19, or 10 a.m. on Friday, Feb. 20, in the Arts Center auditorium. TONIGHT! Full Article >>

Take a break from winter and dream about summertime fishing during the Fly Fishing Film Tour on Feb. 22 at Lake Superior State University's Arts Center. SUNDAY! Full Article >>

Different concentrations of a healthy additive might help fish better fight-off bacterial and viral infections that stunt growth, which could be a boon to aquaculture. Full Article >>

Invite the public to join them at Moloney’s Alley in downtown Sault Ste. Marie, Mich., for the inaugural Beer with a Scientist evening, 6–8 p.m., Feb. 18. Both will entertain questions, comments, observations, and/or inquiries on any scientific top topic. TONIGHT! Full Article >>

AAUW invites everyone to a benefit reading of Eve Ensler's Obie Award-winning play, The Vagina Monologues, at 8 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 21, and at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 22, in the Shouldice Library auditorium, room 278. Full Article >>

Michigan's Department of Education has approved a collaborative effort between LSSU's English Department and the School of Education on a secondary English education program. Applications are now being taken for the fall 2015 semester. Full Article >>

Students are selling tees to underwrite an upcoming trip to a Great Lakes Athletic Training Association professional meeting March 11-14 in Wheeling, Ill. March is also international Athletic Training Month, so watch for upcoming announcements. Full Article >>

Business administration/marketing student Justin Beach's short film follows the trials and tribulations of an incoming LSSU student who negotiates the high expectations and anxieties of her doting, helicopter-type parents. Full Article >>

Lake Superior State University professor Heather Smith's intro to marketing class raised proceeds from LSSU's Hockey Remembrance Day to rename Pullar Ice Arena's Section J in honor of Marcus Andary, a Soo native and hockey player who was killed in 2011 while helping a stranded motorist. Full Article >>

Students Addie Dutton and Tori Roznowski bettered other undergraduate and graduate students from across the state to take, respectively, best oral presentation and best poster honors the American Fisheries Society Michigan chapter's annual meeting. On Feb. 9 LSSU’s Fish and Wildlife Club accepted the AFS North Central Division's Most Active Student Subunit Award, an honor that they have received seven out of the last eight years. Full Article >>

LSSU’s Product Development Center - which taps the expertise of Lake State engineering faculty and students - designed and prototyped a new control system for a machine that will fabricate graphite-composite ski poles. Full Article >>

LSSU's ARL and Faculty Lounge, a new general campus-interest radio show on WLSO 90.1, both welcomed Kellie Nightlinger, a professional survivalist, adventurer, entrepreneur, conservation officer, hunter, reality TV star, motivational speaker and advocate of everything outdoors. Full Article >>

ComedySportz College Team invites you to a battle of the sexes on Feb. 12 in the Arts Center. Tickets available at the door. TONIGHT! Full Article >>

Find out more about the LSSU practical nursing program during an informational session at 5 p.m. on Feb. 17 in the nursing lab, room 359 of Crawford Hall. Full Article >>

Kids and teachers from J.K. Lumsden Bahweting elementary school were guests of LSSU’s BSN and licensed practical nursing programs for activities that, among many other things, explored the basics of health awareness and reduced the anxiety of dealing with health care professionals. Full Article >>

Students, families can get help filling out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid during MI College Goal on Feb. 8 at Sault Area High School, and during FAFSA Fridays at LSSU through the end of the month. Full Article >>

The LSSU Foundation has received its second largest estate gift to date, this one from the Kaleel D. and Josephine I. Jones Trust in the amount of $1 million that will support scholarships for qualifying LSSU students starting in the 2016-17 school year. Full Article >>

ComedySportz College Team improvisational troupe members are applying dramatic training to supplement the Center’s five computer-controlled, wireless mannequins that do many things real humans do, including bleed, blink, cry, and even deliver a baby. Full Article >>

The gallery, located just inside the center’s main entrance, is open Tues.-Fri., noon – 4 p.m. Full Article >>

LSSU's seventh president becomes just the third school administrator to be inducted into the new Hall of Fame. Full Article >>

The public is welcome at a reading and reception with Jeanine Cummins at 7 p.m. on Feb. 2, as well as a master class at 2 p.m. on the same day. Full Article >>

Hockey Lakers hold their traditional Blue-White intra-squad game in the historic arena this Saturday, Jan. 31, at 4 p.m. The team and LSSU professor Heather Smith's marketing class are rolling all admission, 50-50 drawing, and chuck-a-puck proceeds into the Marcus Andary benefit to name Pullar's Section J in his honor. Andary was a Soo native and hockey player killed in 2011 while helping a stranded motorist. Full Article >>

Kellie Nightlinger, LSSU alumna and star of reality TV show "Naked and Afraid," will make a public presentation at 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 4, in Crawford Hall. Everyone is welcome. Full Article >>

Bill and Mary Lynn's $25,000 gift is towards the South Hall renovation project at LSSU. A seminar room in the recently renamed Considine Hall will bear the Lynn’s names in recognition of the contribution. Full Article >>

A record number of 54 graduating high school seniors registered to compete for three full tuition scholarships during the fifth annual Laker Gold Scholarship Competition. Full Article >>

Lake Superior State University students have received cash grants to support research projects that will look into piping plovers, the scientific assessment of young dancers, a potential way to detect codeine at crime scenes, and the biomass around what could become a restored section of rapids on the St. Mary's river. NOW WITH VIDEO! Full Article >>

High school students from throughout the Midwest are invited to compete for $500 or a $1,000 scholarship by writing and submitting their best post-apocalyptic short stories. Full Article >>

With the help of LSSU's athletic training department, the Eastern Upper Peninsula ISD isis implementing the use of computer-based concussion baseline and post-injury assessment throughout schools in the district. Full Article >>

This past fall’s Lake Superior State University teacher interns wrapped up student teaching in Michigan and Ontario public, charter, and parochial school classrooms. Two of them started careers last week. Full Article >>

Offers up his first impressions of Lake State, with an assessment that the best is yet to come. Full Article >>

Prof. Dennis Merkel introduced his forestry class to a variety of trees on Jan. 12. Several dozen species – some rare to the region – are found throughout LSSU’s Sault Ste. Marie, Mich., campus, introduced over the university’s 69-year history and its 50-plus years prior to that as an Army fort. Full Article >>

This month's theme is "Audience Pick em' Night," where the crowd decides who's on teams and chooses the games. That's right! The audience gets to call all the shots for the entire 90-minute show. Full Article >>

Students in Lake Superior State University's communication in leadership class are offering free memory screenings on Jan 16 as part of an annual initiative of the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America Full Article >>

Study at Downton Abbey? Not quite, but LSSU students may now live and study in a castle similar to the one in the popular BBC television show through a new study abroad program offered in partnership with the University of Wisconsin-River Falls. Full Article >>

LSSU's simulation center and wireless mannequins are featured on Laerdal Medical's website, Full Article >>

The Lukenda School of Business at Lake Superior State University has been granted initial accreditation from the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs , a leading accreditation association in business education. Full Article >>

Financial Aid Workshops, FAFSA Fridays, College Goal Sunday are all great resources for students who are seeking financial aid for their college studies. Full Article >>

Teams from all over Michigan converged at LSSU on Jan 3 to receive component kits from which they will assemble robots for the annual FIRST Robotics competition, which is well into its third decade and includes more than 3,000 teams from all over the world. Full Article >>

Mercury contamination is still relatively low - but trending upwards - in Lake Superior whitefish, and beer is not so friendly on bacteria that cause tooth decay. These are among the findings biology students shared during a recent senior thesis research symposium held at Lake Superior State University. Full Article >>

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