Michigan Tech News


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Minerick to Present at NAE Symposium on Engineering Education

October 17, 2013
By Marcia Goodrich

A hands-on course that teaches grad students and undergrads how to do research and solve complex engineering problems from the ground up.

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Undergraduates at Michigan Tech enjoy small classes and accessible faculty.

Undergraduate Ranking Rises Among Public Universities; Michigan Tech Also Named Military Friendly School

September 10, 2013
By Jennifer Donovan

Michigan Tech's ranking rises among national public universities in US News & World Report's annual ranking of undergraduate education.

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Michigan Tech Ranked Among Best Midwestern Colleges

August 8, 2013
By Dennis Walikainen

Princeton Review has again ranked Michigan Tech a Best Midwestern College in its 2014 ratings.

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Maria Stull, Haley Le and Christina Li (left to right) developed mobile apps as part of their week-long scholarship program for Women in Computer Science at Michigan Tech.

Young Women Explore Computing Careers

July 12, 2013
By Jennifer Donovan

Computer science is a wide open field for women, as 19 high school girls learned during a week-long scholarship program at Michigan Tech.

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Students preparing dishes in the Cooking with a Physicist class: (l-r) Renee Batzloff, Colin Gurganus, Kathryn Cox, Jonathan Curtis

Fried Rice and Physics Make Perfect Classmates

July 3, 2013
By Kevin Hodur

It's not everyday you see a fully functional kitchen in a lecture hall. But with Cooking with a Physicist, students learn hands-on about the principles of physics and the challenges of culinary adventures.

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Potential earnings are part of the value of a university education.

Business Insider Gives Michigan Tech High Marks for Graduates' Earning Potential

June 21, 2013
By Jennifer Donovan

A new university ranking system takes the potential earning potential of graduates into account, and Michigan Tech fares well. 

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A closeup view of the prosthetic knee mechanism.

Tech Students Help Patients in India Get a Leg Up

June 10, 2013
By Travis Gendron

A Senior Design team makes a prosthetic knee more affordable and effective for patients in India. 

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overall bottle shot

Student Makes a Graphic Point about Recycling and Reducing

May 29, 2013
By Sarah Kelly

Tech student Melissa Wolfe Michaelson created a dramatic display of 600 empty plastic water bottles to raise awareness about plastic bottle consumption.

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A winter view from Seven Mile Point

Tech Students, Local Conservancy Group Team Up on Seven Mile Point Project

May 23, 2013
By Kevin Hodur

Students from two courses at Michigan Tech have teamed up to help the North Woods Conservancy design and build a compostable toilet at Seven Mile Point Beach.

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Bryan H. Suits demonstrating his hybrid clarinet/flute

Demonstrating Physics and a Passion for Teaching

May 15, 2013
By Kevin Hodur

For many, teaching is a passion. And when the subject matter gets to be complex, many who teach turn to their other passions to help explain, guide and enlighten. One of Physics Professor Bryan H. Suits' passions is music, and he uses it to make physics come alive for undergraduates.

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