South Dakota Tech News
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February 19, 2004
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South Dakota Tech Events – Feb. 22 to Feb. 28
Sunday, Feb. 22: Nostalgia Night Film Series, “To Kill a Mockingbird,” 6 p.m., Elks Theatre
Tuesday, Feb. 24: Engineers Week forum, “Oh, the Places Engineers Go!,” 11:30 a.m., Surbeck Center Ballroom. Three engineers will talk about their experiences here and abroad and how engineers influence the quality of life everywhere.
Rube Goldberg Machine Contest, 3 p.m., Surbeck Center Ballroom. Student teams will demonstrate their machines that must select, mark and cast an election ballot using 20 steps or more.
Tech Info Night, 6:30 p.m., Ramada Inn, Aberdeen
Wednesday, Feb. 25: Astronaut Ed Gibson will speak to middle, high school, and university students at 9:30 a.m. and 3 p.m. in the Surbeck Center Ballroom
Tech Info Night, 6:30 p.m., Ramkota, Pierre
Thursday, Feb. 26: E-Week GIRLS (Girls Into Real Learning Succeed), 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., Surbeck Center McKeel Room. High school students will complete hands-on science and engineering activities with college students and practicing scientists and engineers.
Recognition of Outstanding Graduates & Initiation into the Order of the Engineer, 11 a.m., Surbeck Center Ballroom
Friday, Feb. 27: “Hot Chemistry, Cool Show,” 9 a.m., 10 a.m. and 11 a.m., Surbeck Center Ballroom
See Engineering and Science at Work, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., various departments
Grubby Contests, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m., Miner’s Shack, Surbeck Center. Students will participate in games such as the egg drop, marble grope, bubble blowing, front end loader, forces in equilibrium and silly putty bounce.
Annual Engineers Week Banquet, 6 p.m., Radisson Hotel
Saturday, Feb. 28: Tour Tech, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., Old Gym
Computer Programming Contest, 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Electrical/Physics Building, room 341
Mathcounts, 1 p.m., Classroom Building, room 204
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