On September 29, 2006, Academic Computing & Network Services (formerly
MSU Computer Laboratory) will celebrate 50 years of computing at
Michigan State University. Tour the MSU Computer Center and see
exhibits showcasing MSU's rich computing history. Visit the room where
MSU's first computer, MISTIC (Michigan State Integral Computer), was
constructed and served the early computing needs of researchers in
numerous departments.Learn how the original mainframe-based systems
paved the way for today's vast computer networks.
At 2 p.m. in room 402 of the Computer Center, we welcome you to
participate in a panel discussion with MSU computing pioneers. The MSU
Museum will also be hosting an exhibit on 50 years of computing.
Kick-off MSU's homecoming weekend with a trip back in time during
50 Years of Computing at MSU Open House
Friday, September 29, 2006
10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Historical Roundtable Discussion
Computer Center, MSU
Open to the public
Note: Sarah Payok, of ACNS, is leading the historical collection for
this event. If you or someone you know has artifacts, photographs,
documents, or other historical collections you would like to see
showcased during this event, call Sarah at 432-7314. Please do NOT
send materials prior to contacting us.