Wednesday, October 16, 2013

Seminar Announcements: October 17, 2013


More Field Trips to be announced soon (Freshmen need this for 100A)

Seminar 200A MyMap Assignment Deadline!!!
   The deadline is October 25th!!
   Talk to Kim and get it done ASAP!!

Students, read your syllabus (grade sheet) to know when you have deadlines for assignments!

Polo shirts have arrived! See Carter after seminar to pick yours up.

Help send clothes to Mongolia (Service Point)
   Achka G. is collecting clothes to send to Mongolia. He is doing this at his own expense.
   We can help him if everyone is able to contribute $1 to help him with the cost of boxes and shipping. Bring $1 this week or next week.
   If you would like a service point, you can donate $10 (max 1 service point).
   Give your donation to an ASCE Officer.
   Deadline is Thursday, October 31st (next seminar)

Major Fair (Service Point)
   Wednesay, October 23rd in the WILK Ballroom
   Come talk to students about the Civil and Environmental Engineering program
   Time slots from 9:00am to 4:00pm (1 hour there = 1 hour service)
   Sign up here

CUB Luncheon - Vineyard Field Trip and Lunch!!! (ACTIVITY POINT, FIELD TRIP)
   Thursday, October 17th, 12:00 pm-3:00 pm
   Tour new Vineyard Powerstation after lunch
   This counts as a freshman field trip!
   Bring $10 cash for lunch

BYU ITE Highway Cleanup (Service Points)
   Saturday, October 19th
   9:00 am - 11:00 am, meet behind the structures lab to carpool   Hot chocolate and Costco Muffins!!! That's free food!!
   byuite@gmail.com

FE Reviews! A little over a week left until the exam!
   Student Review Today! @ 4:00 pm in CB 381
   Structural Analysis- Tue, October 22 @ 4:00 pm in CB 381
   Transportation- Wed, October 23 @ 4:30 pm in CB 392
   Environmental Engineering- Thu, October 24 @ 4:00 pm in CB 256 (Student Review After)
   Student Review- Friday, October 25th @ 4:00 pm in CB 384

Fragile X Pumpkin Parade (Service Points)
   Needed: Pumpkins and people to paint them! These pumpkins will be donated to Fragile X Parade
   1 pumpkin + painting it = 1 service point!!
   Where: Bring your pumpkins to the structures lab Thursday, October 17 @ 4:30pm ready to paint them
   Questions? Contact Jeremy Fowler at jkfowler12.18@gmail.com or 801-664-3840.

Steel Bridge Meeting
   Thursday, October 17 @ 6pm in CB 234
   To fine tune the truss design!!
   See you there!!!

Concrete Canoe Meeting

   Thursday, October 17 @ 6:00pm in structures lab
   See you there!!!

Rocky Mountain Conference
   We need two students to give a good presentation of a technical or non-technical paper for this year's RMC.
   Technical Paper:
   Topic: Any undergrad research project related to Civil Engineering
   Details: 1000-3000 word paper. 10 min presentation.
   When: Due before March 2014

   Non-technical Paper:
   Topic: “Natural Disasters- What are the Civil Engineer’s Responsibilities?”
   Details: Less than 2000 words. 5 min presentation w/ 5 min Q's.
   When: Due before March 2014

   Benefits: Great opportunity to present work to judges. Looks good on your resume. Help BYU do awesome at the ASCE RMC.

   I'm excited to see what you come up with. If you would like to give it a shot, come talk to Bruce Wainwright or email for more info @ brucewainwright@gmail.com

Service Points for translating!!
   Languages needed are Portuguese, French, Italian, Malay, Japanese, Turkish, and more!
   Come help translate HydroSever Interactive!!
   You can recieve one hour of service per hour of translation worth of words!
   Contact Stephen Bolster at bolster@byu.net and give your contact info. Also visit worldwater.byu.edu

GEO (Global Engineering Outreach) Navajo Nation Trip!! (SERVICE & ACTIVITY POINTS)
    Thursday October 17th (5pm) to Saturday October 19th (9pm)
    It will be full of service, engineering, and plain fun!
    Dealing to apply is October 4 at midnight! Apply here!!

Questions or other announcements, contact us at byuasce@gmail.com

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