Michigan Tech News


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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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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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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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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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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Nathan Sankary heads for graduate school in Israel.

Michigan Tech Alumnus Tackles Graduate School in Israel

February 5, 2014
By Monica Lester

Nathan Sankary, a Michigan Tech alumnus, is learning more than engineering as he pursues a master's degree in Israel.

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Alumnus Digs Deep into St. Thomas’s Past

January 31, 2014
By Dennis Walikainen

An industrial archaeologist is uncovering bits and pieces of a lost people and hopes to share his findings in a tropical paradise.

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