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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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on-campus residency

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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Tech careers don't exist in a vacuum; they now have a global scope.

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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