Michigan Tech News


Usability Paper Prototype

But Can You Use It? Usability Day Involves Students Across Campus

November 13, 2009
By Dennis Walikainen

Students from many departments were investigating usability lately—analyzing products and processes to make them more efficient and more satisfying to use. It was all part of World Usability Day–UP, where this year's theme was sustainability.

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Wind power - part of the next generation of energy

Strategic Faculty Hiring Initiatives Seek Energy, Health Faculty

November 5, 2009
By Jennifer Donovan

A worldwide search is on for outstanding energy and health researchers to fill up to 20 new tenure-track positions at Michigan Tech.

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Michigan Tech, Portage Health Offer Medical Discount to Peace Corps Students

November 4, 2009
By Jennifer Donovan

Portage Health will provide up to a 30 percent discount on required medical exams and tests for Peace Corps Master's International program students at Michigan Tech.

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Nasser Alaraje heads a new robotics initiative in School of Technology

School of Technology Plans New Robotics Program

October 28, 2009
By John Gagnon

School of Technology Developing New Program in Robotics and Industrial Automation

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Michigan Tech EcoCAR co-advisor Wayne Weaver with team members Chris Lucier, Trever Hassell, Eric Joseph and Lucas Meeuwsen

Michigan Tech EcoCAR Team Hits the Road

October 9, 2009
By Marcia Goodrich

Team takes delivery on 2009 GM Saturn Vue

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Premedical students at Michigan Tech

Michigan State Announces Early Assurance Program for Michigan Tech Premedical Students

October 2, 2009
By Jennifer Donovan

Michigan State University College of Human Medicine and Michigan Technological University entered into an agreement today that provides a link between premedical students at Michigan Tech and MSU’s medical school.

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Madhukar Vable

Vable Publishes "Mechanics of Materials" Textbook Online

September 15, 2009
By Marcia Goodrich

Madhukar Vable's free textbook illustrates its subject with photos and examples of famous engineering achievements and fiascos.

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International Graduate Students

International Graduate Student Applications Continue to Rise at Michigan Tech

August 26, 2009
By Jennifer Donovan

Unlike graduate schools nationwide, Michigan Tech attracted more international graduate students this year than last.

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US News & World Report Undergraduate Rankings 2010

Michigan Tech’s Undergraduate Engineering Ranking Rises

August 20, 2009
By Jennifer Donovan

Michigan Tech's undergraduate engineering programs rose in the latest US News & World Report rankings, placing 64th in the nation among engineering schools whose highest degree is a doctorate.Environmental Engineering ranked 15th and Materials Science and Engineering ranked 17th nationally.

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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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