Contributions to Michigan Tech help fund many important areas, none more so than our students. They receive financial assistance in the form of scholarships and fellowships, often thanks to alumni and friends of Michigan Tech. Generations of Discovery: the Campaign for Michigan Tech is targeting support for students to ensure they can continue their studies here. All the campaign priorities are on the website.
Set money on fire over and over without destroyng it. Flash freeze flowers—then watch them shatter like glass. Stand inside a giant bubble. Who would want to simply read a science textbook when you can experience the phenomena for yourself? Michigan Tech's Mind Trekkers help school children discover the science behind the mysteries.
Michigan Tech students have devised an ultra-violet light sensor that tells you when its time to take action to avoid sunburn.
The biomedical engineering seniors developed a skin patch imprinted with a graphic—in this case, a happy face design. The nickel-size patch gradually darkens under ultraviolet light, the type of light that causes sunburn and skin cancer. When you can't see the happy face anymore, it's time to get out of the sun.
Michigan Tech Athletics and Recreation is hosting a full slate of youth sports camps for summer 2013. From hockey to mountain biking, individual to team camps, there are dozens of opportunities to learn from Michigan Tech's experienced coaching staff.