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eBlast for Thursday, March 12, 2020

TODAY Thursday, March 12: Purple Career Readiness Workshop on Mar. 12: Making Professional Presentations

Join the Center for Career Development on TODAY Thursday, Mar. 12, beginning at 11:00 a.m. in the Roaden University Center Tech Pride Room (1st floor) for this Purple Career Readiness Workshop! Scott Christen, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Communication Studies, will be sharing how best to make a successful presentation.

This event is open to all students in all majors and counts towards the Purple Career Readiness Certificate for junior and senior students. Bring your Eagle Card for a quick sign-in.

Career Readiness Workshops are hosted by the Center for Career Development. | 931-372-3232

Join the Data Science League for our second meeting of the semester. We will have a tutorial on competing in Kaggle competitions, and hear from students that have been participating in a current competition. There will be pizza and drinks! Meeting will be in Johnson 401 at Dead Hour (11 a.m.) on March 12.

Aviation Society: Are you interested in aviation? Do you want to learn how to be a pilot but don’t know where to start? Or are you interested in learning to design and build a plane? Come to our very first informational meeting at 6 p.m. in Brown 236 on Thursday, March 12. This meeting is open to all majors and all experience levels.

Undergraduate STEM Research Seminar: Dusty Henson, Tennessee Tech Chemical Engineering: Tech Chemical Engineering Major Dusty Henson will be giving the seminar this week. His talk, Negative Ion Photoelectron Spectroscopy of Polyaromatic Anions: Radical Vibrational Structure and Gas-Phase Acidity Determination, will describe his study, via the technique of photoelectron spectroscopy, of a class of organic compounds that play a central role in both biochemistry and astrochemistry. The seminar will be geared for undergraduates from any STEM major, but graduate students and faculty are also encouraged to attend! Visit the seminar webpage to see the full Spring 2020 schedule.

iMakerSpace Graduate Assistantship – APPLY NOWEligibility and Qualifications: Candidates must be enrolled or accepted to a M.S. degree program in good standing in the College of Engineering. They should have experience with modeling software, slicing software, 3-D printing methods and techniques; have good interpersonal, communication and leadership skills. Application Process: Applicants should submit a resume with a cover letter and list of three references to Dr. Ismail Fidan at ( by March 23, 2020. For More Information: Please contact Professor Ismail Fidan at or (931) 372- 6298.

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