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Shawn Wiegand is part of the Automotive Computing Enterprise team that, together with the Transportation Enterprise, is developing a new model public transit system for the Houghton-Hancock area.

The Future of Urban Transportation: Get Them Out of the Car and on the Bus

April 10, 2012
By Danny Messinger

Michigan Tech's Automotive Computing and Transportation Enterprises are studying the bus service in Houghton and Hancock, to develop a model for more efficient and sustainable public transportation.

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Students Hit the Jackpot in Venture Competition, $40K with Two Awards; Third Place Brings Home $5K

April 2, 2012
By Dennis Walikainen

Michigan Tech student entrepreneurs brought home $40,000 for first place and $5,000 for third place from the New Venture Competition at Central Michigan University. 

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Michigan Tech Students Break for Silicon Valley

March 7, 2012
By Dennis Walikainen

Michigan Tech business students spend Spring Break touring Silicon Valley companies.

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A graduate student tackles an engineering project.

Mechanical Engineering Graduate Program Rises in Rankings

March 1, 2012
By Jennifer Donovan

US News & World Report releases 2013 annual rankings of graduate programs.

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An enthusiastic, well-trained science teacher can captivate high school students.

Scholarships Available for Future Science, Math Teachers

February 29, 2012
By Jillian Schwab

Michigan Tech offers Noyce Scholarships to students, graduates who want to teach K-12 math or science.

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Geology Student Helps National Geographic Talk about African Rifts

December 7, 2011
By Dennis Walikainen

Graduate student Alex Guth helps National Geographic Magazine tell the story of the East African rifts.

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2011 Fall Career Fair at Michigan Technological University

Education in Tune with Industry Raises Michigan Tech's Job Placement Rate to Nearly 95 Percent

November 30, 2011
By Jennifer Donovan

An education tuned to meet industry's needs raises Michigan Tech job placement rate to 94.6 percent.

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Pitching the Perfect Game (Plan): Students Sell Their Business Ideas

November 15, 2011
By Dennis Walikainen

Students competed for a $1,000 first prize in the Bob Mark Memorial Elevator Pitch Competition.

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ATLANTIS graduate student Tonis Tonisson enjoys winter sports near Michigan Tech.

Hands, Minds—and Trees—Across the Sea

October 21, 2011
By Jennifer Donovan

Graduate students on both sides of the Atlantic Ocean are studying forest resources in each other's countries and earning dual Master's degrees as they do it.

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Michigan Tech Video Game on Xbox Live

September 22, 2011
By Marcia Goodrich

Now everyone can play Arcane Brawlers

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