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Blizzard and friends at the Pasty Picnic during Alumni Reunion 2012.

Pasties and Beyond: Streetcars, Paddleboarding, Kid Science and More at Alumni Reunion 2013

July 26, 2013
By Marcia Goodrich

Fun for everyone Aug. 1-3 at Michigan Tech

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Local Alumnus Engineers a Trip to Le Mans and a Career in Racing

July 22, 2013
By Dennis Walikainen

Rob Waara, a mechanical engineering alumnus, is chief engine engineer for the SRT Viper Le Mans racing team.

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Blocking the Scent, Enjoying the Good Life: Tech Alumnus Hunts for a Living

June 13, 2013
By Dennis Walikainen

A Michigan Tech alumnus created Scent-Lok, a hunting clothing line that masks human odor.

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The Mechanical Engineer and the Sunken Treasure

March 29, 2013
By Dennis Walikainen

Alumnus Mike Milosh did the engineering for a sunken treasure dive for one the biggest gold retrievals ever.

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From Mechanical Engineer to Crew Chief: Michigan Tech Alum Hits the NASCAR Circuit

December 19, 2012
By Dennis Walikainen

Greg Ives, a 2003 mechanical engineering alumnus, is using his skills on the NASCAR racing circuit.

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Blizzard at the Pasty Picnic, Alumni Reunion 2011. Sarah Bird photo

Sign Up for Family Fun at Michigan Tech’s Alumni Reunion

July 25, 2012
By Marcia Goodrich

Family Engineering, Women of Tech, golf, men’s basketball and more

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Alumnus Brings Education to Ugandan Children

May 17, 2012
By Dennis Walikainen

Alumnus Jim Tanis and his wife, Jan, have created a foundation to help Ugandan village children succeed in school

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Helping Iraq One Project at a Time

December 7, 2011
By Dennis Walikainen

Tech alumnus Major Don Makay has established the Iraqi Hope Foundation to help Iraqis rebuild their nation.

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Tech alumnus Hajj Flemings featured on CNN's

Alumnus/Entrepreneur Featured on CNN

November 7, 2011
By Jennifer Donovan

Detroit area Michigan Tech alumnus/entrepreneur featured on CNN's "Black in America" Series

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No Fear of Failure: Technology Entrepreneurs Urge Students to Go for It

October 12, 2011
By Dennis Walikainen

Alumni entrepreneurs offered students and community members suggestions for starting up companies and succeeding with tomorrow's technologies.

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