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Biomass-burning cookstoves cause poor air quality, health hazards in many countries around the world.

Two Michigan Tech Teams Take Sustainable Designs to Washington, DC

April 16, 2013
By Jennifer Donovan

Two Michigan Tech student teams will compete in the EPA's National Sustainable Design Expo in Washington, DC.

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Michigan Tech's canoe, Mesektet, pulls ahead of the competition during regional Concrete Canoe races in Sutton's Bay. Sarah Reed photo

Michigan Tech’s Concrete Canoe Paddles the Competition Again

April 15, 2013
By Marcia Goodrich

Next step: the Nationals

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Steel Bridge team member Woody Beardsley grinds the top rails of Michigan Tech's Steel Bridge entry to make them smooth.

Steel Bridge Team Qualifies for National Competition

April 15, 2013
By Marcia Goodrich

Entry earns top marks in aesthetics and economy

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Undergraduate Expo Showcases Student Ingenuity

April 8, 2013
By Dennis Walikainen

More than 60 Student Design and Enterprise teams solve problems for industry and other organizations at the Undergraduate Expo.

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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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mayra with plant

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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