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Will Cantrell, Michigan Distinguished Professor of the Year

Will Cantrell Named Michigan Distinguished Professor of the Year

March 13, 2013
By Jennifer Donovan

Michigan Tech physics faculty member Will Cantrell has been named a 2013 Michigan Distinguished Professor of the Year.  

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Several of Michigan Tech's engineering graduate programs rose in the US News rankings this year.

Michigan Tech Graduate Engineering Programs Climb in US News Rankings

March 12, 2013
By Jennifer Donovan

Four Michigan Tech graduate engineering programs rise in US News rankings.

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Cold Treat to (Cool) Tech Education: Mexican Grad Student Finds a New Home

February 27, 2013
By Dennis Walikainen

A Mexican PhD candidate found out about  Michigan Tech by accident, and it turned out to be a day that changed her life. 

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dogs racing

A Tech Twist with the Sled Dogs: Students Help CopperDog 150 with Statistics, Video

February 26, 2013
By Dennis Walikainen

Michigan Tech students provide real-time statistics, videostreaming for CopperDog 150 dog sled race.

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Michigan Tech President Glenn Mroz, left, cuts the ribbon for the Fernstrum Family Adaptable Classroom alongside Sean, Paul and Todd Fernstrum and Bill Predebon, chair of mechanical engineering-engineering mechanics.

High-Tech Classrooms Usher in a New Era of Teaching

February 22, 2013
By Marcia Goodrich

Supported by a $130,000 gift from the Fernstrum families

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Pacesetters is working to increase numbers of women in computing fields.

Michigan Tech Chosen to Help Bolster Numbers of Women in Computing

February 19, 2013
By Jennifer Donovan

Michigan Tech is one of a select number of universities nationwide chosen to participate in the Pacesetters program to increase the numbers of women in computing.

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CN hosted Tech's Railroad Engineering & Activities Club students at Proctor Yard in Duluth, Minn.

CN Donates $500,000 to Rail Transportation Program

February 14, 2013
By Jennifer Donovan

CN has donated $500,000 to Michigan Tech's Rail Transportation Program to support rail transportation-related education and research.

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Peace Corps volunteer Michelle Cisz in Paraguay with local volunteers and their mascot, a jaguar used by the volunteers to get people interested in their community projects, like this street clean-up campaign.

New Graduate Fellowships Lure Returning Peace Corps Volunteers to Michigan Tech

February 12, 2013
By Jennifer Donovan

Peace Corps adds Michigan Tech to its Coverdell Fellows Program, providing graduate education for returning Peace C orps volunteers

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Michigan Tech's Blizzard Baja during the 2012 Winter Baja in Lake Linden

Winter Baja on the Michigan Tech Campus Saturday

February 12, 2013
By Marcia Goodrich

The fun starts early near the Student Development Complex

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US News Ranks Tech's Online Graduate Business, Engineering Programs

January 15, 2013
By Jennifer Donovan

US News spotlighted Michigan Tech's Online MBA and online master's degree program in engineering in a new ranking of online master's degree programs nationwide. 

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