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A graduate students works in the lab.

National Research Council Rates PhD Programs

September 28, 2010
By Jennifer Donovan

The National Research Council (NRC) of the National Academies today released a comparison of more than 5,000 doctoral programs at 212 universities across the nation, including Michigan Technological University.  The assessment of graduate programs  rated 12 PhD programs at Michigan Tech, giving highest marks to two in the School of Forest Resources and Environmental Science: forest molecular genetics and biotechnology and forest science.

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Mark Vande Haar combines verse-writing and medical science.

Ode to a Fibrin Polymer--How a Student's Verse Made the Clinical Chemistry Journal

September 9, 2010
By Marcia Goodrich

A clinical lab science student's limerick is published in the The Clinical Chemistry Journal.

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Aunting: Book Illuminates Why Aunts Matter

September 9, 2010
By Dennis Walikainen

Humanities Professor Patty Sotirin's research explores aunts' roles in raising nieces and nephews.

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Merit Network broadband expansion will benefit Michigan Tech.

Federal Stimulus Grant Will Improve Broadband Service at Michigan Tech, Throughout the UP

August 24, 2010
By Jennifer Donovan

Federal stimulus funding to Merit Network, a nonprofit corporation owned and governed by Michigan’s public universities, will bring more and better broadband Internet service to Michigan Tech and communities throughout the Upper Peninsula. 

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At the Hill Climb

Michigan Tech Baja Team Wins Best Design

August 18, 2010
By Marcia Goodrich

Earned high marks for the use of nontraditional materials

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Student studies in Library

Michigan Tech Moves Up in US News Undergraduate Rankings

August 17, 2010
By Jennifer Donovan

Michigan Tech has moved up in the latest US News and World Report annual "Best Colleges" undergraduate rankings.

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Forest science PhD student Carley Kratz at work in the field

Two Michigan Tech Students Granted DOE Graduate Fellowships

August 13, 2010
By Marcia Goodrich

Colin Gurganus and Carley Kratz are among the 150 fellows selected from among 3,300 applicants.

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Kaye LaFond is studying in Amman, Jordan.

Four Michigan Tech Students Receive Gilman Scholarships for Study Abroad

July 22, 2010
By Danny Messinger

Four Michigan Tech undergraduates received Gilman Scholarships for study abroad, bringing the University's total of Gilman Scholars to seven.

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Summer Studies, Global Dreams

July 11, 2010
By Dennis Walikainen

Business students are caught studying in the School of Business and Economics' undergrad and graduate labs.

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Gabby Myers and Ryan Wilson at the conclusion of a game of Arcane Brawlers

Fun and Games Are Serious Business for Tech's Code Warriors

May 12, 2010
By Marcia Goodrich

Husky Game Development Enterprise members hope their Arcane Brawlers video game will make it to Xbox Live

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