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Frank Pavlis '38 cuts the ribbon opening the Pavlis Honors College named for him.

Frank Pavlis Muses on Changes at Tech as Pavlis Honors College Opens

August 11, 2014
By Jennifer Donovan

Frank Pavlis attends ribbon-cutting for Honors College named for him.

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Alumni and their families enjoy a nature walk during Alumni Reunion 2013. Sarah Bird photo

Pasties, Hollywood and Outdoor Fun: Alumni Reunion 2014

July 29, 2014
By Marcia Goodrich

Reconnect with old friends and explore new activities Aug. 7-9

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Alumni are representing the Copper Country on their bike ride across the US.

Michigan Tech Couple Sees the USA on a Tandem Bike

July 11, 2014
By Dennis Walikainen

A journey of a lifetime for an alumni couple on a tandem bicycle.

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Kalvin Hartwig

"This Is Who I Am"—Preserving Indigenous Identity in a Mainstream Culture

July 1, 2014
By Danny Messinger

Through his new film, alumnus Kalvin Hartwig hopes to inspire indigenous youth to celebrate their heritage.

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Dog

Alumni Way at Michigan Tech: Husky Statue, Pavers Become Signature Pieces

May 23, 2014
By Dennis Walikainen

A campus improvement project will involve alumni, friends, and an iconic husky.

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Victor Espinoza rides California Chrome to victory at the Kentucky Derby.

Michigan Tech Alumnus is no "Dumb Ass": California Chrome Proves Perry Martin Right

May 12, 2014
By Dennis Walikainen

California Chrome heads to the Belmont as the favorite, bringing his co-owner, a Michigan Tech alumnus, with him.

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guardhouse

Engineering on Alcatraz: Alumna Involved in Restoration and Stabilization

April 15, 2014
By Dennis Walikainen

The buildings on Alcatraz island are undergoing major structural renovations, and a civil engineering alumna is part of it all.

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aerial of station

Alumni Power at the Straits of Mackinac

April 3, 2014
By Dennis Walikainen

Michigan Tech alumni are instrumental in a major power station at the Straits of Mackinac.

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locomotive

For the Love of Steam

March 6, 2014
By Dennis Walikainen

A Michigan Tech alumnus is living out his dream, rebuilding and operating a steam locomotive in a replica of an old Pacific Northwest logging village.

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ophone

Scents that are Sent: oPhone Delivers Aromas

February 11, 2014
By Dennis Walikainen

A Michigan Tech alumnus heads a team that is developing the oPhone, capable of sending scents around the world.

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