Michigan Tech News


Michigan Tech team members Chris Droste, in front, and John Laureto paddle  in the 2012 ASCE National Concrete Canoe Competition. ASCE photo

Concrete Canoe Takes Third Place in National Competition

July 10, 2012
By Marcia Goodrich

Best finish since 2005

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Driver Scott Rhudy in the four-hour Endurance Race of the 2012 SAE Baja Wisconsin. Zack Peck photo

Michigan Tech Nabs Top-10 Finish in SAE Baja Wisconsin

June 20, 2012
By Marcia Goodrich

Fifth in the US, first in the state in a grueling test of off-road vehicle design

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Members of the Achilles Freedom Team of Wounded Veterans at the start of the 2011 Detroit Marathon. Steve Fecht photo

Engineering Better Bikes for Wounded Vets

June 12, 2012
By Marcia Goodrich

Sponsored by General Motors, students in the Huskies Helping Heros Senior Design program are working with Achilles International and wounded veterans to improve the design of racing wheelchairs.

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Pay Scale ROI

A Michigan Tech Education Pays Off

May 7, 2012
By Jennifer Donovan

New report shows that a Michigan Tech education is a good investment.

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Michigan Tech is hosting high school junior girls at Leadership Institute. nvited to Michigan Tech to learn leadership skills.

Leadership Institute Shares Success Secrets with High School Girls

May 4, 2012
By Jillian Schwab

Michigan Tech invites girls who are high school juniors and interested in STEM fields to a Leadership Institute.

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Members of the foot team, left to right, are Stephanie Bass, Victoria Demers, Marcel Kerkove, Allison Lebovsky, Paul Sturmer and Robert Strobel.

Students Reach Out to India and Its Poor

April 30, 2012
By John Gagnon

Designing two inexpensive, workable prostheses: a foot and a knee

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Michigan Tech’s “Paradise Lost” Finds a Blue Ribbon at Regional Chem-E-Car Competition

April 25, 2012
By Marcia Goodrich

Team also recognized for creativity, safety

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mining equipment

Back to the Future: Mining Engineering Returns to Tech

April 25, 2012
By Dennis Walikainen

A new Bachelor of Science in Engineering degree, with a technical emphasis in mining engineering, will begin in fall 2012.

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Peace Corps Logo

Michigan Tech Remains the Nation's Top Peace Corps Master's International Graduate School

April 11, 2012
By Jennifer Donovan

Michigan Tech's Peace Corps Master's International Program ranks first in the nation for the seventh time in a row.

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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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