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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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The Siddheswar Temple in Baramati, India. The city is home to Vidya Pratishthan, a private university that is partnering with Michigan Tech to create a 2-plus-2 doctoral program for faculty. AbhijeetHS photo

Michigan Tech Enters PhD Program Agreement with University in India

November 13, 2013
By Marcia Goodrich

Qualifying candidates will spend two years in India, two years at Michigan Tech

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Flashion

Winning Pitch Cleans Up at Michigan Tech Business Contest

November 8, 2013
By Dennis Walikainen

A service to scrub embarrassing evidence from social media sites took top honors at the fifth annual Bob Mark Elevator Pitch Competition.

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Noyce Scholar Jeremy Brown explains a moon rock to students in a Chassell, Mich., school.

Noyce Scholarships Turn STEM Majors into Science & Math Teachers

October 31, 2013
By Monica Lester

NSF-funded Noyce Scholarship program helps science, technology, engineering and math majors become science and math teachers.

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Castlerigg Stone Circle, Keswick.

Faculty Take Students Abroad

October 24, 2013
By Erika Vichcales

Faculty take Michigan Tech students on international trips ­— and it's all for college credit.

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