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  • BUG BOX PRIZE COMPETITION
    The National Science Foundation (NSF) and the American Institute of Biological Science (AIBS) have launched a $1 million prize for the individual or team that "develops a novel way to accurately and efficiently capture digital images of insect specimens and their associated data from a standard museum drawer." This prize is part of a larger effort by the NSF to digitize the vast number of biological samples stored in natural science collections, the majority of which are insects. The contest is open until Sept. 4, 2015.
    DECEMBER STUDENT HEALTH 101
    Managing end-of-semester stress, public speaking tips and more in the December 2014 holiday issue of Student Health 101.
    MONTANA TECH PUBLIC LECTURE SERIES
    The Montana Tech Public Lecture Series brings speakers from a wide variety of disciplines to our campus. All lectures begin at 4 p.m. unless specifically noted and are free and open to the public. For a complete schedule, please visit www.mtech.edu/academics/public-lecture-series.
    STUDENTS INVITED TO JOIN COPPER HILL CHOIR
    The Montana Tech Copper Hill Choir is excited to announce up to 15 qualifying students will be eligible for a $400 scholarship ($200 per semester) as members of the Choir. The course can be taken three times and qualify as one three-credit elective applied towards the Humanities electives. The choir meets on Mondays in the Library Auditorium for 1.5 hours from 5-6:30 p.m. Please give this opportunity serious consideration and register for the Copper Hill Choir: #74754 MUSI 112-02.
    ASMT ACCEPTING SEVERAL POSITION APPLICATIONS
    ASMT is acception applications for the positions of Technocrat Editor, KMSM Station Manager, and Intramural Director. If you are interested in applying, please fill out the KMSM/Technocrat Intramural application with a cover sheet, resume, three references and submit to the ASMT Office by Friday, March 28. Interviews for the positions will be held the following week, likely April 1-4.

    Seven ASMT senator positions will also be opening for the next 2014-2015 school year. If you are interested in running, please stop by the ASMT office in the SUB for more information or an application, or fill out the ASMT Election Application and turn it into the ASMT office. Applications are due no later than Friday, April 18 at 12 p.m. with interviews to follow the week after.
    DINING SERVICES STUDENT SATISFACTION SURVEY
    Students are encouraged to fill out a Montana Tech Dining Services Satisfaction Survey for an upcoming article in the Technocrat.
    STUDENT SAFE RIDE SURVEY
    ASMT is looking into creating a Safe Rides program to benefit Montana Tech students. The purpose of the program would be to provide an alternative means of safe transportation for students to travel around Butte. The program would have several benefits, but the main motive is to decrease drunk driving. The majority of people, directly or indirectly, have been impacted at some point or another due to a drunken driving accident. Every day, almost 30 people in the United States die in motor vehicle crashes involving an alcohol-impaired driver.

    Please take the time to fill out the Student Safe Ride Survey to give ASMT a better idea if a program like this would be used by Montana Tech students and the best way to implement the program to fit students' needs. A random person will also be selected out of the survey participants to win $25 Digger Dollars! Fill out the Student Safe Ride Survey
    JOIN MONTANA TECH'S SHIFT CLUB
    Ready to make an impact? If you are, then Montana Tech’s Shift Club is your opportunity to be part of something greater than yourself. As a Shift member, you will be actively engaged in numerous activities promoting healthy living in all facets of life while not only improving yourself along the way but also improving the lives of those around you. Shift opens its doors to anyone, and we hope you will join us. Together, we will make a difference on campus and within the community. If you are interested in Shift, please e-mail RBTretheway@mtech.edu. Further information will be distributed as it becomes available. Hope to see YOU there!
    KMSM CAMPUS RADIO SEEKS STAFF, DJ POSITIONS
    KMSM, Montana Tech's campus radio station, is hiring for two part-time positions: Music Director and Promotions Director. Applicants must be full-time students, have previous radio experience, be a team player and possess a solid work ethic. Positions will be paid by a monthly stipend and require a work schedule of 10 hours per week. Federal work study students are preferred. To apply, e-mail resume and cover letter to kmsm@mtech.edu or to Caleb Arbaugh at cwarbaugh@mtech.edu

    KMSM is also looking for volunteers for both daytime and nighttime DJ positions. If interested, please stop by the SUB office and fill out an application or e-mail station manager Caleb Arbaugh at cwarbaugh@mtech.edu.

    Spots are filling up quickly, so apply today. DJs receive training, a free t-shirt and VIP entrance at all KMSM events.
    BECOME A CHANCELLOR'S AMBASSADOR
    The Montana Tech Foundation is inviting students to be part of a brand new tradition at Montana Tech: the Chancellor’s Student Ambassadors. The program will launch in fall 2013. This Program will provide a selective group of Montana Tech students an opportunity to promote the University at a variety of events. Click here for detailed information. Click here for the application.
    DIGGER DISCOUNTS NOW AVAILABLE
    The Montana Standard Digger Discounts coupon book is now available for students. The booklet includes lots of coupons with great deals at many local businesses.
    MONTANA TECH PARTNERS WITH YMCA
    Montana Tech is partnering with the YMCA again this academic year. As in the past, students will be expected to swipe their Digger Card at the front desk. The Montana Tech pool may be available late spring semester at the earliest. If you have any questions, please contact Maggie Peterson at or (406)496-4316.
    THE TECHNOCRAT SEEKS WRITERS, BLOGGERS & PHOTOGRAPHERS
    The Technocrat is Montana Tech’s student-run newspaper, and the staff is currently looking for writers, bloggers or photographers to join the team. If you enjoy writing or photography and would like to earn extra money, then apply today!
    For more information, please e-mail the Technocrat at technocrat@mtech.edu.
    DIGGER DOLLAR$ NOW AVAILABLE ON CAMPUS
    Digger Dollar$ can now be used in the Montana Tech Business Office, Student Union Office and Mail Copy Center. In the Business Office, students may use Digger Dollar$ to pay for items on a student account such as tuition, fees, fines, rent, transcripts and more. In the Student Union Office, use Digger Dollar$ to pay for field trips, faxes, lockers and copies. In the Mail/Copy Center, use Digger Dollar$ to pay for copies, postage and shipping fees. To manage your DiggerCash, log on to the DiggerCard Cash Center.
    MONTANA TECH ANNOUNCES NEW STUDENT CHOIR
    The new choir will be entertaining at important Tech functions throughout the academic year. The music to be prepared will include the following: Kool & the Gang's "Celebration," the Eagle's "Seven Bridges Road," Michael Bublés "It Had Better Be Tonight" and many others. If you have at least one year of choir, band or orchestra experience, please consider auditioning for this very special ensemble. Auditions will be held from 4 to 5 p.m. and from 5:15 to 6 p.m. on Monday, August 26 in the Library Auditorium. An informational meeting from 5 to 5:15 p.m. will interrupt the audition schedule. Auditions will continue from 5:15 to 6 p.m. Audition sign-up sheets will be posted on the bulletin board in the lobby of the Library Auditorium building. All accepted members must register for MUSI 112 Section 2. The course will meet every Monday from 5 to 6:30 p.m. in the Library Auditorium. Music for the course is available for purchase in the Montana Tech Bookstore. For more information, please contact Dr. Gary Funk at (406) 529-1379 or via campus e-mail a gfunk@mtech.edu.
    PARKING REGISTRATION IS NOW ONLINE
    To register for parking online, visit http://webapps.mtech.edu/decal and fill out the form, review your entry and print your receipt. Bring receipt, money AND a copy of vehicle registration to the Physical Plant Office in order to receive a decal. The first week of school decals will be sold in the Student Union Building across from Marcus Deli. The times will be on Sunday, Aug. 25 from 12 to 4 p.m. and Monday, Aug. 26 from 4:30 to 6 p.m. in the SUB across from the Marcus Deli. Decals will also be available in the SUB Tuesday, Aug. 27 through Friday, Aug. 30 from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Computers will also be available for online registration.

    Beginning Sept. 3, decals will only be available at the Physical Plant Building. The Physical Plant Building is not ADA accessible, but assistance is available at (406) 496-4268.
    PARKING REGULATIONS UPDATED
    All parking tiers on campus are now open. For current parking regulations, please click here.
    BUTTE-SILVER BOW BUS SCHEDULES
    Find out about the bus times and fares for Butte-Silver Bow by clicking HERE.
    STUDENT PRINTING AT MONTANA TECH (PLEASE READ)
    Montana Tech is one of the only Montana campuses that does not charge students for printing in computer labs. In order to continue to offer this benefit to students, the campus invested in the Pharos printing system. The purpose of the Pharos system is to manage and optimize printing resources, which includes tracking the number of pages being printed each semester by each student. Montana Tech wants to ensure that each student is able to equitably have access to printing resources and that no individual student is printing more than their fair share of copies. In the Pharos system, each student is given a $500 Pharos credit that is loaded onto their Digger Card for campus printing. This Pharos credit has no real cash value and cannot be used for anything other than printing. This $500 Pharos credit is not an additional charge to the student. Student fees did not increase at all in order to implement this system. This credit represents an allocation of printing resources to each student, designed to maximize the student fees that have already been paid, and to eliminate the abuse of excessive printing in campus labs. However, if a student exceeds the number of pages allowed, they must add Digger Dollars for additional printing during the semester. If you have questions or need further clarification, please feel free to contact Jackie Amaya at 496-4514 or jamaya@mtech.edu.

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Toys for Tots Drive Successful on Montana Tech Campus
The Montana Tech Veterans Group would like to thank all those who donated to the 2014 Toys for Tots drive held on campus in December. ...Read More
Montana Tech HPER Holiday Hours
The Montana Tech HPER Complex will begin holiday break hours on Thursday, December 18. ...Read More
Safe Ride Home Program Launches on Montana Tech Campus
Montana Tech's student government, the Associated Students of Montana Tech (ASMT), recently launched a new program on campus in order to keep students safe on the weekends. ...Read More
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