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US News Top Tech Jobs Focus on Michigan Tech Strengths

January 9, 2013
By Marcia Goodrich

Computing, engineering

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The Jaipur foot is an inexpensive prosthethic that Michigan Tech students are working to improve.  AP Photo

Senior Design Teams Tackle Jaipur Foot Challenge

January 9, 2013
By Kevin Hodur

Senior Design teams pass along the challenge of improving the Jaipur prosthetic foot.

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Advanced Motorsports Enterprise students join other engineering students from across the country to test-drive the some of the next generation of automotive technologies at Continental Tire's Brimley Development Center.

The Drive to Learn

November 20, 2012
By Kevin Hodur

Students from Michigan Tech's Advanced Motorsports Enterprise joined engineering students from around the country to test-drive some of the latest developments in automotive technology developed by Continental Tire.  

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George Butvilas, facilities director, hands the keys for a van to student Erik Wachlin. Pictured, right to left, are Nicholas Hendrickson, School of Technology; Institute for Leadership and Innovation director Robert Warrington; and President Glenn Mroz.

Students Converting Husky Motors Van into Mobile Med Clinic for Ghana

November 15, 2012
By Travis Gendron

The clinic on wheels will bring doctors to remote regions without medical care.

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Yoke Khin Yap

Adventures in Entrepreneurship, Courtesy of the National Science Foundation

November 12, 2012
By Marcia Goodrich

Moving discoveries from the lab to the marketplace

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Bob Mark Elevator Pitch Competition:That's Entertainment (and Ingenuity)

November 8, 2012
By Dennis Walikainen

Students from many different disciplines pitched their best business ideas for judges and potential sponsors. 

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Aurora borealis above Keweenaw Bay, near Baraga, Michigan, on Sept. 30, 2012. Sarah Bird photo

The Science Behind those Eye-Popping Northern Lights

October 2, 2012
By Marcia Goodrich

Those shimmering skies get their start with some serious weather on the sun.

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Blizzard T. Husky welcomes new students to Michigan Tech.

Numbers of Women Engineering Undergraduates, Graduate Students Increase at Michigan Tech

September 13, 2012
By Jennifer Donovan

Fall enrollment figures show that the number of women undergraduates in the College of Engineering and the total number of graduate students on campus have increased. 

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Chemical engineering students get hands-on experience in a three-story unit operations lab.

Undergraduate Engineering Ranking Rises

September 12, 2012
By Jennifer Donovan

The College of Engineering's undergraduate program rose in the US News and World Report annual rankings.

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Biomedical engineers must master both engineering principles and the latest discoveries in biological science.

New Biomedical Engineering Curriculum Responds to Industry's Needs

September 11, 2012
By Jennifer Donovan

New biomedical engineering curriculum is preparing students to hit the ground running in the medical device industry.

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