Michigan Tech News

For decades Michigan Technological University's Women in Engineering has given outstanding high school students a glimpse of college life and exposure to a variety careers in engineering. Because of a unique program, two girls from Lower Michigan have been given an incredible opportunity. Read More

By Mark Wilcox | Published



History and Science Meet in the Keweenaw

Students from Michigan Technological University partnered with Keweenaw National Historical Park to put a new tech twist on local history. The students created an interpretive display on mine water geothermal energy. Together, the display and Youth Historian program offer Keweenaw youth a chance to learn more about their heritage. Read More

Leaving the Electrical Grid in the Upper Peninsula

While Michigan’s Upper Peninsula is not the sunniest place in the world, solar energy is viable in the region. With new technologies, some people might be inclined to leave the electrical grid. A team from Michigan Technological University looked into the economic viability of grid defection in the Upper Peninsula. Read More

Chemistry Duo Wins Bhakta Rath Research Award

Congratulations to Melanie Talaga and Tarun Dam for winning the 2016 Bhakta Rath Award. The award is given to an exceptional doctoral student and advisor pair at Michigan Technological University making a difference with their research. Read More

Richter Named SFRES Researcher of the Year

For more than a quarter of a century, Dana Richter has been doing his dream job in Michigan Tech's School of Forest Resources and Environmental Science. In honor of his body of work, the SFRES has bestowed upon Richter the Researcher of the Year Award. Read More