Michigan Tech Magazines

On the cover: NHL All-Star Game MVP, John Scott inspired a nation with his grit and determination—and his unlikely journey started here.

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2016 Research Magazine

From wildfires to invasive species to diseases, we're taking research to the next level. The work goes beyond a lone lab or single scientist. This is how our teams are solving the big challenges together. Read More

2015 Michigan Tech Magazine: Issue 2

On the cover: Graduate student Mahsa Asgarisabet was recently recognized by SAE International for her work on carbon nanotube speakers. Read More

2015 Michigan Tech Magazine: Issue 1

On the cover: How one man's heart-wrenching journey became a mission to end veteran suicides and help lead a national movement. Read More

2015 Michigan Tech Research Magazine

The Healing Stitch
Feng Zhao is building a new kind of cellular nanoscaffolding by stitching together fibroblast cells—an artful process similar to crocheting. Read More

Fall 2014 Michigan Tech Magazine

Sound design student Chris Trevino learned to make zombie noises while interning at a Detroit sound effects studio. Here, he clowns around with the unreal thing during one of the funnest photo shoots ever, at an old, abandoned warehouse near the village of Mason, just a few miles from campus. Read More

Spring 2014 Michigan Tech Magazine

Seeking a Tiny, Spiny Menace: PhD student Martin Hobmeier samples the waters of Portage Lake for the spiny water flea, an invasive exotic species. He is aided by Research Associate Foad Yousef. Read More

2014 Michigan Tech Research Magazine

The Future Human
New hope at the crossroads of engineering and medicine. More than ever, engineering is informing medicine. Breakthroughs that range from synthetic skin to artificial hands are restoring people to health and challenging the very concept of disability. Read More

Winter 2013-14 Michigan Tech Magazine

This humpback tail comes to us courtesy of Robert Raimo ’79, who lives in Maui and captures images of the great cetaceans every chance he gets. Read More

Fall 2013 Michigan Tech Magazine

You Did It! Capital Campaign Breaks the $200 Million Barrier. Generations of Discovery: The Campaign for Michigan Tech has officially drawn to a close, leaving behind a lasting legacy for the University. Alumni and friends gave $215,366,353 to Michigan Tech, eclipsing the initial goal of $200 million. Read More

Spring 2013 Michigan Tech Magazine

Back to Eden: Greg Corace ’07 wants to make one thing perfectly clear. Seney National Wildlife Refuge is not about common loons, or bald eagles, or even those greeting-card gorgeous trumpeter swans. Read More

2013 Michigan Tech Research Magazine

A discovery by physicist Robert Nemiroff bolsters Einstein’s theory that spacetime is as smooth as any elixir from the top shelf of Shute’s Bar, the landmark Calumet saloon that graciously hosted this photo shoot. Read More

Winter 2012-13 Michigan Tech Magazine

Few forces are powerful enough to bring together a group of 70-year-old men from the corners of North America and beyond. The occasion was the 50th anniversary of Michigan Tech’s first national championship—the 1962 NCAA Men’s Ice Hockey title. Read More

Fall 2012 Michigan Tech Magazine

As leader of the Yellowstone Wolf Project, Doug Smith ’88 has tranquilized and collared hundreds of wolves like this behemoth from Delta Pack. These captivating carnivores draw thousands of eco-tourists to the park every year, even as they inspire loathing among many area residents. Read More

Spring 2012 Michigan Tech Magazine

Neala Creasy pauses during All Nighter statue construction as the First Year Experience makes its final push. The monthlong, residence hall statue would feature Kellogg’s characters and the Cereal City factory, says the second-year applied geophysics major. Read More

2012 Michigan Tech Research Magazine

The story begins in the 1970s, when Martin Auer was a PhD candidate at the University of Michigan. His advisor asked him to check out the relationship between the phosphorus-rich effluent flowing from a sewage treatment plant and the jungle-like growth of Cladophora thriving nearby. Auer, now a professor of civil and environmental engineering at Michigan Tech, was able to demonstrate that lowering phosphorus levels from the effluent got rid of nearly all the Cladophora. Read More

Winter 2011-12 Michigan Tech Magazine

For decades, Michigan Tech students and alumni have been able to bring rod and reel or just their own adventuresome selves down to this wild place only a couple miles southeast of campus. They have been welcome thanks to the good graces of the owners—nearly all of the land on either side of the Pilgrim River is in private hands. Read More

Fall 2011 Michigan Tech Magazine

Scientists collect and analyze facts. Data. Information. Policy advocates use—or sometimes misuse—data to support or condemn one public policy or another. The facts about global climate change prove that we should (or shouldn't) ban coal-fired power plants, they might say. Read More

Spring 2011 Michigan Tech Magazine

In March, the women’s basketball team went where no Tech team has gone since the glory days of hockey: a national championship game. Their astonishing run was achieved with no repeat starters and a brand-new head coach, all while maintaining a team average GPA of 3.64. Read More

2011 Michigan Tech Research Magazine

Occasionally the Earth shrugs its shoulders and reminds us that our powers have limits. The eruption of Eyjafjallajökull, pictured here with lightning flashing from its ash cloud, was a case in point. Yet the grounding of European air traffic for a few weeks, while vastly inconvenient for our own species, was not such a big deal in the grand scheme of things. Read More