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A Michigan Tech Education Pays Off

May 7, 2012
By Jennifer Donovan

New report shows that a Michigan Tech education is a good investment.

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Michigan Tech is hosting high school junior girls at Leadership Institute. nvited to Michigan Tech to learn leadership skills.

Leadership Institute Shares Success Secrets with High School Girls

May 4, 2012
By Jillian Schwab

Michigan Tech invites girls who are high school juniors and interested in STEM fields to a Leadership Institute.

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Members of the foot team, left to right, are Stephanie Bass, Victoria Demers, Marcel Kerkove, Allison Lebovsky, Paul Sturmer and Robert Strobel.

Students Reach Out to India and Its Poor

April 30, 2012
By John Gagnon

Designing two inexpensive, workable prostheses: a foot and a knee

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Michigan Tech’s “Paradise Lost” Finds a Blue Ribbon at Regional Chem-E-Car Competition

April 25, 2012
By Marcia Goodrich

Team also recognized for creativity, safety

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Back to the Future: Mining Engineering Returns to Tech

April 25, 2012
By Dennis Walikainen

A new Bachelor of Science in Engineering degree, with a technical emphasis in mining engineering, will begin in fall 2012.

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Michigan Tech Remains the Nation's Top Peace Corps Master's International Graduate School

April 11, 2012
By Jennifer Donovan

Michigan Tech's Peace Corps Master's International Program ranks first in the nation for the seventh time in a row.

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Shawn Wiegand is part of the Automotive Computing Enterprise team that, together with the Transportation Enterprise, is developing a new model public transit system for the Houghton-Hancock area.

The Future of Urban Transportation: Get Them Out of the Car and on the Bus

April 10, 2012
By Danny Messinger

Michigan Tech's Automotive Computing and Transportation Enterprises are studying the bus service in Houghton and Hancock, to develop a model for more efficient and sustainable public transportation.

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Students Hit the Jackpot in Venture Competition, $40K with Two Awards; Third Place Brings Home $5K

April 2, 2012
By Dennis Walikainen

Michigan Tech student entrepreneurs brought home $40,000 for first place and $5,000 for third place from the New Venture Competition at Central Michigan University. 

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Silicon Valley students

Michigan Tech Students Break for Silicon Valley

March 7, 2012
By Dennis Walikainen

Michigan Tech business students spend Spring Break touring Silicon Valley companies.

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A graduate student tackles an engineering project.

Mechanical Engineering Graduate Program Rises in Rankings

March 1, 2012
By Jennifer Donovan

US News & World Report releases 2013 annual rankings of graduate programs.

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