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Susan Carol McCarthy's

Michigan Tech Summer Reading Focuses on 1950s Racial Violence

August 19, 2009
By Marcia Goodrich

First-year students to discuss Susan Carol McCarthy's "Lay That Trumpet in Our Hands"

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Volt Electric Hybrid

Michigan Tech Receives $3 Million in Federal Stimulus Funds to Develop Hybrid Electric Curriculum

August 5, 2009
By Jennifer Donovan

Michigan Tech will develop undergraduate and graduate hybrid electric curricula with federal stimulus funds.

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Ford Fusion

Michigan Tech Offering Free Course for Auto Engineers on Next-Generation Hybrid, Battery Technologies

August 5, 2009
By Marcia Goodrich

Detroit-area class to be led by Jeff Naber

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Kilauea Volcano

New Geoscience Graduate Program builds Global Partnerships in Education and Research

July 31, 2009
By Dennis Walikainen

Michigan Tech has received support from the US Department of Education to fund a new, international dual master’s program in volcanology and geotechniques.

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Michigan Tech professor Stan Vitton's insights are incorporated in this bestseller.

How Georgia and Alabama Got Their Shapes

July 29, 2009
By Marcia Goodrich

...and how Stan Vitton solved the 200-year-old mystery.

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IGERT trainees

Walking a Mile in Each Other's Shoes

July 20, 2009
By Jennifer Donovan

IGERT trainees from Michigan Tech and Southern University in Baton Rouge, La., are gathering at Michigan Tech this week to share the results of their NSF-funded graduate research.

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Milt Olsson conducting the Keweenaw Symphony Orchestra

Music Scholarship to Honor Milt Olsson

July 9, 2009
By Marcia Goodrich

Enriching the University community by attracting talented student musicians

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Green Campus Enterprise Working to Lighten University's Carbon Footprint

July 8, 2009
By Marcia Goodrich

Students exploring conservation opportunities, wind power

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Blue Marble Enterprise

Blue Marble and the Business of Engineering

June 24, 2009
By Dennis Walikainen

Glen Archer takes a hands-off approach when it comes to his students’ hands-on education. And that’s a good thing.

“The Blue Marble Security team is run as a business, and by that, I mean, they get to run all the day-to-day operations, make all the decisions, and the project managers just report to me with updates,” says Archer, a lecturer in Michigan Tech’s electrical and computer engineering department.

Blue Marble is one of numerous Enterprise teams thriving on campus in which students find industry sponsors, solve problems, and learn many important business practices in addition to some intense engineering.

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Michigan Tech Tops the Nation in Women Earning Engineering PhDs

June 15, 2009
By Jennifer Donovan

Michigan Tech's College of Engineering graduates a higher percentage of women with PhDs in engineering than any other engineering school in the nation.

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