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Art brings people together and can be a powerful force in community development, says Michigan Tech social scientist Richelle Winkler.

Study: Art Strengthens Community Ties in Calumet

May 10, 2013
By Karina Jousma

Social sciences class investigates the impact of First Fridays

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A RISEing Star: Biomedical Engineering Student Awarded International Research Internship

May 1, 2013
By Karina Jousma

Leslie LaLonde will conduct research at the University of Hannover, in Germany, focusing on cardiac tissue graft support structures.

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beth flynn and class

The Last Class: Beth Flynn, Humanities

April 30, 2013
By Dennis Walikainen

Humanities Professor Beth Flynn teaches her last class and Tech, reflecting on the past and looking toward the future.

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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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Tron

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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