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Michigan Tech offers ranked PhD programs in engineering and the sciences.

US News Ranks Michigan Tech PhD Programs in Engineering, Science

March 11, 2014
By Jennifer Donovan

US News & World Report ranks Michigan Tech PhD programs in engineering and the sciences.

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Tony Orrico

Quantifying the Qualitative: Tony Orrico’s Artistic Works Push the Envelope of Art and Science

March 6, 2014
By Danny Messinger

Visiting artist Tony Orrico's unusual pieces gave Michigan Tech and Finlandia students and researchers a chance to connect art and performance with technology, math and science.

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Michigan Tech's AFROTC detachment

Michigan Tech AFROTC Named Tops in the Nation

February 26, 2014
By Monica Lester

Michigan Tech's AFROTC named top detachment in the country.

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Womens' Recruitment Initiatives—Women in Engineering

Closing the Gender Gap: Michigan Tech Recruitment Initiatives Aim to Attract Female Students

February 14, 2014
By Danny Messinger

Michigan Tech aims to recruit female students through a variety of initiatives.

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Nancy Barr

New Grad Course Leads to Better Writing for Mechanical Engineering Undergrads

January 14, 2014
By Marcia Goodrich

The most successful engineers are also good writers. Nancy Barr is leading a new, targeted program for teaching assistants at Michigan Tech that is helping mechanical engineering undergraduates learn that essential skill.

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Online graduate programs enable employed students to earn advanced degrees or certificates where they live and work.

Michigan Tech Online Graduate Programs Rise in US News Rankings

January 8, 2014
By Jennifer Donovan

Michigan Tech's online graduate business and engineering programs did well in US News 2014 best online programs ranking.

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TechHacks 2013

Students Display Ingenuity at TechHacks Competition

December 12, 2013
By Erika Vichcales

Tech students compete in 18-hour TechHacks computer marathon. 

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mining team

The Business of Mining: How Michigan Tech Won an International Competition

December 6, 2013
By Dennis Walikainen

Four engineering students--the only American representatives in the competition--conquered challenging mining problems  to win a national mining competition in Canada. 

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Michigan Tech students are creating a website for 31 Backpacks, a local charity that provides food for local schoolchildren who would otherwise go hungry over the weekend.

Students Build a Website to Help Hungry Kids

November 21, 2013
By Marcia Goodrich

Russ Louks's class learns web design while supporting the local charity 31 Backpacks

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From Mountaintop to Desktop: Making Atmospheric Chemistry Accessible to High School Students

November 18, 2013
By Danny Messinger

Lorentyna Harkness, an applied science education master's student, works to make mountain-top atmospheric chemistry concepts digestible for a high-school audience.

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